Guillermo Pérez Villalta

    Attributes

    • Male
    • Architect

    About the artist

    1948: Born in Tarifa; Cádiz
    1968: He moved to Madrid
    1970: He formed a 'Mannerist' style of colorful and figures distorted in contortions.
    1980: In the mid 1980s, it was toward a warmer and «dirty», colorful with a more loose technique.
    1980: In the 1980s, it considered it is member of the so-called movida Madrileña
    1982: He designed a Spanish deck where it replaced the usual figures by gods and naked Saints
    1985: He received the national prize of plastic arts.

    Is a painter and Spanish sculptor, Member of the new Madrid figuration and one of the painters most representative of postmodernism in Spain. some sources included in a current calling neomannerism.

    Is an artist true to the study of tradition, with a tendency to a variegated ornamentation and an exuberance that inspires optimism (or nostalgia) for an idealized past.

    defender of beauty as enjoyment and as a «necessary to live», Pérez Villalta does not hide his desire for the ornamental (as opposed to minimal art) and even if at times provocative and rubs against the scandal, follows traditional design and production methods: multiple sketches, technical purified slow execution... accuses disparate influences and is confessed admirer not only of old masters, but also of Giorgio de Chirico, Marcel Duchamp and Dali.

    is present in collections such as: Museo Reina Sofia in Madrid, Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, Fundación Juan March in Palma de Mallorca, Foundation Suñol in Barcelona, Patio Herreriano de Valladolid...

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