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Manolo Belzunce


Manolo Belzunce

In 1961, he studies at the School of Arts and Crafts of Murcia and since 1963, he shows interest in graphic arts working at Belkrom Lithography, also in Murcia. In 1968, painter Manolo Belzunce moves to Las Palmas de Gran Canarias, there he works on publicity. From 1971 to 1973 he lives between Murcia and Brussels, until he settles in Barcelona. There, as well as painter, Manolo Belzunce will be professor of artistic drawing at the School of Arts and Crafts of Rubi and will be cofounder of the Yerba group. Those years the exhibiting activity of Manolo Belzunce will be intense all over Europe. In 1992 he receives a grant from the Ministry of culture of France and lives in Poitiers for three months.
 
Always unrest, since 2005 painter Manolo Belzunce spends long periods of time in Africa (Mozambique, Mali…)

Manolo Belzunce CV

Selected solo exhibitions

2017
Happy Days, Chys gallery, Murcia.
Le marchand dans l’atelier,Azur gallery, Spa, Belgium.
Africa forever, Consistorial Palace, Cartagena.
2016
Los Estudios, Sala Dalmau gallery, Barcelona.
Cabaret Sauvage, Almedí Palace, Murcia.
 
2015
Eva paseando de la mano de Hodkin. Bambara gallery, Murcia.
2014
Art Singel 100 gallery, Amsterdam.
Collages, Chys gallery, Murcia.
Homenaje a Picasso, La Aurora gallery, Murcia.
 
2013
Sobre la obra Las mujeres de Argel de E. Delacroix, Sala Dalmau Gallery, Barcelona.
Diálogos con Matisse, Bambara Gallery, Murcia.
 
2012
El mito y el Mediterráneo De la Ciudad Museum, Murcia.
Carnet de Viaje, Sala el Brocense gallery, Caceres.
 
2011
Regard, Resolution Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Quadern de viatge, Monastery of  Sant Cugat, Barcelona.
 
2010
Diálogos con Matisse, Sala Dalmau Gallery, Barcelona.
El jardín de los suplicios, Dedato gallery, Amsterdam and Mungalerie, Gouda, Holland.
Viajes africanos, complete works. Sant Cugat del Vallès exhibition Hall, Sant Cugat del Vallès.
 
2009
Marracuene, Espiral gallery, Meruelo, Santander.
 
2008
El circo de la luna,   Sohokodame Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.
Obras inéditas de Mozambique, La Aurora Gallery, Murcia.
El circo de la luna, dibujos,  Le Negre Gallery , Marseille.
 
2007
Sala Dalmau Gallery, Barcelona.
El desnudo en el estudio,  Le Negre Gallery , Marseille.
Zaehringen 7  Gallery, Fribourg, Switzerland.
JuanCabré Museum, Calaceite.
El desnudo en el estudio, Bambara Gallery, Murcia.
Cerámicas taurinas, Almudi Palace Art Center, Murcia.
 
2006
Variaciones sobre un tema de Manet, Margarita Albarrán Gallery, Sevilla.
 
2005
Variaciones sobre un tema de Manet, Sala de Exposiciones Puertas de Castilla, Murcia and Ceuti Cultural Center, Murcia.
Arco 2005. Ahora. Ediciones de Bibliofília, Madrid.
Bambara Gallery, Cartagena.
Le Noire Gallery, Marseille, France.
 
2004
Cómeter Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany.
Las flores del mal,  Chys Gallery , Murcia.
Retrospectiva,  Vlla-Rías Palace, Archena, Murcia.
Sala Nogueras, Torrepacheco, Murcia.
 
2002-03
Le marchand dans l’atelier, Sala Díaz Cassou, Murcia, Besonpierre Space, Arles, France, Margarita Albarrán Gallery, Seville and Caixa de Terrassa Cultural Center.
Las flores del mal,  Dedato Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland.
 
2001
Suite rectangulaire, Aguirre Palace, Cartagena and Sala Municipal de la Unión.
Cefaleas,  Ceuti Cultural Center..
El deseo de las imágenes, La Aurora Gallery, Murcia.
El deseo de las imágenes, Alabcete Museum, Albacete.
La serpiente de un solo ojo,  Bambara Gallery, Murcia.
La serpiente de un solo ojo , Dedato Gallery , Trieste, Italy.
 
2000
El jardín de los suplicios, Almudí Palace, Murcia.
Collages, Monastery of St. Cugat del Vallès, Barcelona.
Collages, Margarita Albarrán Gallery , Sevilla.
 
1999
Dibujos, Bambara Gallery, Cartagena.
Centaur Gallery, London, England.
 
1998
College of Architects, Cordoba.
Thais Gallery, Lorca.
Imágenes del deseo, Babel Gallery, Murcia.
Suite Normando, Espace L’Escargot Gallery, Moreuil, Amiens, France.
 
1997
Jandro Gallery, Palma de Mallorca.
 
1996
Lleonart Gallery, Barcelona.
La sombra del fauno, Babel Gallery, Murcia.
Des Arenes Gallery , Durban, France.
Le monde du Singe, Bertrand Gallery, Dijon, France
 
1995
Dedato gallery, Amsterdam, Holland
Budapest Museum, Hungary.
Amsterdam International Art Fair.
 
1994
Retrospectiva. Joan Cabré Museum, Calaceite, Teruel.
El Otro Museo, Brussels, Belgium.
 
1993
l’Epicerie D’art Gallery, Avignon, France.
Laberintos,  Chys Gallery, Murcia.
Asunción Isorna gallery, Madrid.
Retrospectiva, House of Culture, Sant Cugat del Vallès.
 
1992
Asunción Isorna Gallery, Madrid.
 
1991
Meca Gallery, Murcia.
FineArts University, Seville.
 
1989
Zero Gallery, Murcia.
Sala Olaguibel Gallery , Vitoria-Gasteiz.
 
1988
FineArts School, Ciudad Real
Pablo Serrano Exhibitions Hall, Teruel.
 
1987
Noesis Foundation, Calaceite, Teruel.
Chys Gallery, Murcia.
 
1981
Nuño de la Rosa, Murcia.
 
1980
Atica Gallery, Barcelona.
Zen , Gallery Molina de Segura, Murcia.
Matisse gallery, Barcelona.
 
1979
El mito de Superman, Joan de Serrallonga Gallery, Barcelona and Chys Gallery, Murcia.
 
1978
Chys Gallery, Murcia.
 
1977
Galería y Sala de Exposiciones de la Caixa, St Cugat del Vallès, Barcelona.
Chys Gallery, Murcia.
API, Sala Municipal, Antibes, France.
 
1976
Murcia House of Culture, Murcia.
Roger Cornillón Gallery, Arles, France.
 
1975
Chys Gallery, Murcia.
Ocón Gallery, Ibiza.
Bastión St. André gallery, Antibes, France
 
1974
Chys Gallery, Murcia.
Gallery of the Palace of Exhibitions, Cannes, France
 
1973
Nuño de la Rosa gallery, Murcia.
Zurbarán gallery, Cartagena.
 
1972
C.A.A.M., Murcia.
 
1971
Berkemans Gallery, Brussels, Belgium.
 
1970
Enrique Wiot  Gallery, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
Maspalomas Gallery, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
 
1969
Narciso Yepes Cultural Center, Murcia.
Alicante and Murcia Caja de Ahorros.
 
1968
Sala Asociación de la Prensa, Murcia.

 

 

Museums and collections (selection)

 
Fine Arts Museum, Beziers.
Fine Arts Museum, Murcia.
Croix-Baragnon Center Art Collection, Toulouse.
Museum of contemporary art, Ibiza.
Engraving and drawing Museum, Budapest.
Museum of contemporary art Dino Campada, Marradi (Italy).
Museum of contemporary art, Madrid.
Juan Cabré Museum, Calaceite.
Department of Culture, Avignon City Council.
Rur Arts Art Collection, Poitiers.
Noesis Foundation, Paris - Calaceite.
Aragon Government, Zaragoza.

Illustrated books

 
The books illustrated by Manolo Belzunce have been exhibited at ARCO, Frankfurt International Book Fair, Madrid Book Fair, London Book Fair, Museum of Contemporary art in Madrid as well as City councils all over Spain.
 
In collaboration with  with the publishing house Ahora from Murcia Manolo belzunce has published the following bibliophile books:
 
“Mitologías del entierro de la sardina”, Ahora Ediciones de Bibliofilia, Murcia.
“La divina comedia” , Ahora Ediciones de Bibliofilia, Murcia.
“La obra maestra desconocida” ”, Ahora Ediciones de Bibliofilia, Murcia.

Awards (selection)

 
1st Prize at Aljucer Painting Awards, Aljucer, Murcia. 1973.
Mention at the Autumn Salon. Petit Palais, Paris. 1987.
1er Prize at Huelva Painting Awards, Huelva. 1989.
Finalist at Ricard Camí Painting Awards, Caixa de Terrassa, 1993.
Unex Painting Award. Caceres. 1997.
1st Prize at  National Paintings Awards, Fuente Álamo, Murcia, 2004.

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