Jose Manuel Broto

    Attributes

    • Male
    • Painter
    • Neoconceptual

    About the artist

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    Was born in Zaragoza in 1949. He studied at the school of Arts and crafts in Zaragoza. In 1972 went to live in Barcelona, in 1985 moved his residence to Paris. After ten years in the French capital that coincides with other Spanish artists such as Miquel Barceló, Miguel Ángel Campano, José María Sicilia, moved to Mallorca.
    has been awarded with the Premio Nacional de Artes Plásticas of Spain in 1995. In 1997 received the arc award Critics Association and in 2003 the Aragon Goya prize of engraving.

    In his first exhibition in 1968 his work is in line with constructivism. In collaboration with other artistista and journalists founded the plot group, published its first magazine in 1976. This group works more the field of abstraction compared artistic conceptualism of that time. At the beginning of the 1980s his work is done in tables of large dimensions which pays special attention to color and expressive qualities. In recent years his painting becomes more simplified in terms of materials and forms, although it introduces new spatial figures, transparency, shapes atmospheric issues

    Source: Wikipedia

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