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Josep Maria Garcia-Llort


Josep Maria Garcia-Llort

Painter Josep Maria García-Llort was born in Barcelona in 1921. He studies at the Massana School, studies he completes with drawing classes at the FAD and the Sant Lluc Artistic Circle in Barcelona.
 
In 1950 Josep Maria García-Llort earns a grant that allows him to go to Paris where he will meet his future wife Martha Crockett. With her he will leave to the United States and there painter Josep Maria García-Llort settles in Pineville, Louisiana.
 
After a decade in America, Josep Maria García-Llort decides to return to Barcelona where he will settle definitively, but keeping contact with the USA.
 
In 2003, shortly after presenting a personal show at Sala Dalmau gallery, painter Josep Maria García-Llort dies in Barcelona.
 
After his death, several exhibitions have looked back on the work of Garcia-Llort. Besides the group show Utopies de l'origen. Avantguardes figuratives a Catalunya 1946-1969 from 2006, in 2013 theCentre d'Études Catalanes presented the retrospective Faules géométriques in Paris and in 2015 the Tarragona Museum of Modern Art presents the exhibition "Josep Mª Garcia-Llort observant com va el món" accompanied with a book on the artist by Alex Mitrani.

Josep Maria García-Llort CV

Selected solo exhibitions

2019
Louisiana & New York, 1954-59, Sala Dalmau gallery, Barcelona.
 
2015
Garcia-Llort mirant el món,Tarragona Museum of Modern Art. A book on the artist by Alex Mitrinai is presented in the opening
Sala Dalmau, Barcelona. A book on the artist by Alex Mitrinai is presented in the opening
 
2013
Fables géométriques, Centre d'Études Catalanes - Université París – Sorbonne, Paris
 
2007
Sala Dalmau Gallery, Barcelona.
 
2006
Moja Palace, Barcelona. Utopías del origen. Vanguardias figurativas en Cataluña 1946-1969.
 
2005
Sala Rovira Gallery,  Barcelona (drawings).
 
2003
Sala Dalmau Gallery, Barcelona.
 
2000
Sala Dalmau Gallery, Barcelona.
 
1997
Sala Dalmau Gallery, Barcelona.
 
1994
Sala Dalmau Gallery, Barcelona. A book on the artist by Jordi Benet is presented in the gallery.
 
1993
Ignacio Lassaleta Gallery, Barcelona.
 
1991
Sala Dalmau Gallery, Barcelona.
 
1988
Ignacio Lassaleta Gallery, Barcelona.
 
1987
Casa de Goya, Bordeaux France.
Port Lligat Gallery, Cadaqués.
Monjo Museum, Vilassar de Mar, Barcelona.
 
1984
Altex Gallery, Madrid.
 
1983
Artis Gallery, Salamanca.
 
1982
Aula School, Barcelona.
Ignacio Lassaleta Gallery, Barcelona.
 
1980
Sala Berga Gallery, Berga.
 
1979
Ignacio Lassaleta Gallery, Barcelona.
 
1978
Sala Navarro Gallery, Barcelona. Organized by Uniarte Group.
 
1976-77
Solo exhibition, itinerant, Barcelona, Bilbao, Madrid and Zaragoza organized by Uniarte Group, Barcelona.
 
1975
 Artis Gallery, Salamanca.
 
1974
Laietana Galleries, Barcelona.
 
1973
University Gallery, Alabama University, EE.UU.
 
1972
 Matisse Gallery, Barcelona.
 
1971
AS Gallery, Barcelona.
 
1970
Editora Nacional, Madrid.
 
1969
School of Fine Arts, Salamanca.
AS Gallery, Barcelona.
 
1968
Sala Mikeldi Gallery, Bilbao.
 
1965
Sala Abril Gallery, Madrid.
 
1963
Sala Prado del Ateneo, Madrid.
 
1962
Syra Galleries, Barcelona.
 
1959
ICBNA. Porto Alegre, Brazil.
331 Gallery, New Orleans.
Woodstock Gallery, London.
 
1958
Collector’s Gallery, New York.
 
1957
Club des 4 vents, Paris.
 
1956
Sala Vayreda Gallery, Barcelona.
 
1955
Galerie Moderne, New York
 
1954
331 Gallery, New Orleans with sculptor Miguel Gusilis.
 
1952
Sala Caralt Gallery, Barcelona.
E.Espabal, Paris.
 
1950
Syra Galleries, Barcelona.
 
1949
Sala Vinçon Gallery, Barcelona.
 
1948
Sala Caralt Gallery, Barcelona.
 

WORKS


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DOCUMENTATION

La Clave 2007

El Punt 2007

ABC 2003

El Periodico 2003

La Vanguardia 2003

La Vanguardia 2000