Julio González on display at the new MoMA in New York

New York City’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) has reopened its doors to the public after massive renovations. The exhibition space has been vastly expanded and the display of the collection “remixed” according to chronological and thematic considerations. Now on the display on the fifth floor devoted to art from 1880 to the 1940s is […]

Release of the 4th tome of González’s new catalogue raisonné November 5th

The fourth tome of Julio González’s new catalogue raisonné has been released.  It covers his production from 1925-1933, a decisive time for his work. Indeed, it is during these years that González decides to abandon painting and to devote himself entirely to sculpture, his true vocation.  After the publication of a first catalogue raisonné devoted […]

“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 […]

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, […]