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 […]

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

This fall, the fourth tome of Julio González’s new catalogue raisonné will be released.  It covers the entirety of 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 […]

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, […]

González’s “Danseuse à la marguerite” on display at the MAMC+ (Saint Etienne)

Danseuse à la marguerite (Dancer with daisy), a 1937 sculpture by Julio González, is currently displayed at the Musée d’art moderne et contemporain (MAMC+) of Saint Etienne Métropole, in their temporary exhibition, “Vingt-quatre heures de la vie d’une femme” (“Twenty-four hours in the life of a woman”). This unprecedented exhibition tells the story of an imaginary and […]

L’IVAM Centre Julio González celebrates its 30th anniversary

The Institut Valencià d’Art Modern (IVAM), considered today one of the most important modern art museums in Spain, celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2019.  This institution, inaugurated in 1989 in the presence of Queen Sofia, opened in large part thanks to a series of important donations of the artwork and archives of Julio, Roberta and Joan […]