December 12, 2017

Retrospective of Spanish sculptor Julio González in The Hague

From 25 November 2017 until 2 April 2018, Gemeentemuseum
Gemeentemuseum Den Haag will hold a major retrospective of Spanish sculptor Julio González (1876-1942) from 25 November 2017 until 2 April 2018. The exhibition will examine González’s artistic development, from his first stage as a metalsmith in Barcelona to being an avant-garde artist in Paris, and his friendship with Picasso.

In collaboration with the Embassy of Spain, Spanish art historian and art critic Tomàs Llorens will give a lecture about Julio González due to be held on 21 January 2018 at the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag.

Llorens has been founder and former director of the Valencian Institute of Modern Art (IVAM, 1986-1988). Later on, he has been the director of the Reina Sofía Art Centre (1988-1990) and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum (1991-2005) in Madrid. He’s an expert in Julio González’s work. In 2007, he was awarded with the Spanish Gold Medal of Merit in the Fine Arts.

More information about dates and schedule can be found at the website of Gemeentemusem Den Haag.

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