• Eulàlia Grau

    Attributes

    • Female

    About the artist

    1946: She was born in Terrasa
    1973: It performs a series of mural works, books, posters, films and photo montages in which develops a highly critical speech.
    1984-1990: Lives in Berlin where, often using collage, working with concepts such as loneliness, misunderstanding and despair, though always leaving a spark of hope
    1991: After specializing in Chinese studies and oriental culture, it lives for a few years in Beijing.

    After training in fine arts at the School and design tool Mila, begins its work from collage, using photographs taken from the print media and adopting a critical attitude towards the information transmitted through the media.
    His works have significant political and social content loading.
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    Eulàlia lies within the Catalan conceptual art group of the seventies, which is interesting to note the significant presence of women artists. These, asserting their own identity, often call into question female stereotypes. This is the case of Eulàlia Grau, representing a certain protofeminisme within the Spanish art scene, also present in the work of the pioneer in the feminist movement or other Esther Ferrer Catalan conceptual artists such as Fina Miralles, Eugenia Balcells, Sílvia Gubern, Àngels Pijoan Ribé and Olga. The year 1975 presents the series we also eminently political Inventing the Gallery G. Eulalia Grau is the artist most critical of the status of womanhood. In the series Discrimination against women (1977) contrasts the images to highlight the exploitation suffered by women not only in the art world, but also within the professional field in general.

    Between 1984 and 1990, lives in Berlin where, often using collage, working with concepts such as loneliness, misunderstanding and despair, though always leaving a spark of hope. In 1991, after specializing in Chinese studies and oriental culture, living for a few years in Beijing.