All posts by Amanda HEROLD

“Picasso. Magic Paintings” pays tribute to the Picasso-González collaboration

“Picasso. Magic Paintings”, the current exhibition at the Musée Picasso Paris (through February 2, 2020), explores a series of paintings created by Picasso between 1926-1930, baptized his “magic paintings” by art critic and galerist Christian Zervos. Filled with strange figures, these works testify to the influence of surrealism and contemporary psychoanalytic theory of Freud and […]

Julio González goes back to school!

This September, French high school students will discover González’s Tête Montserrat criant (1942) on the pages of their French textbook (2nde, éditions Hattier, 2019). This powerful sculpture of a Catalan peasant woman screaming in rage and despair at the injustices of war serves to illustrate a texte by Wajdi Wouawad, Incendies (2003), which recounts the horros of […]

“Matter, Time and Space. Julio González and the Avant-Garde”, now on display at the IVAM (Valencia, Spain)

« Matter, Time and Space. Julio González and the Avant-Garde », is a new display of González’s works from the permanent collection at the IVAM Centre Julio González in Valencia (Espagne). The show is organized in conjunction with the 30th anniversary of the museum’s opening.  The prestigious donation of Julio, Roberta and Joan González’s works […]

González in “The Spirit of a Collection: Donations”, at the Fondation Maeght, through June 16, 2019

The Fondation Maeght (Saint-Paul-de-Vence) pays tribute in its current exhibition, “The Spirit of a Collection: Donations”, to the generous donations it has received over the years from artists, friends and family. It recognizes the importance of these donations in helping the Fondation constitute one of Europe’s most important collections of modern and contemporary painting, sculpture, […]

Julio and Roberta González in “Picasso and the Exodus. A History of Spanish Art in Resistance”, musée les Abattoirs, Toulouse

Julio and Roberta González are represented with 18 works of art in the exhibition “Picasso and the Exodus. A History of Spanish Art in Resistance”, held at the Abattoirs museum of Toulouse from March 15 to August 25, 2019. This exhibition, which is inspired by Guernica, held at Paris’s Picasso Museum last year, explores the artistic […]