Featured Artist of the Week

Estudiante Muerto
1956
Oil on Canvas

Alejandro Obregón

Alejandro Obregón was born in Barcelona, Spain in 1920. Alejandro Obregón’s childhood was spent in Barranquilla, Colombia and Liverpool, England. In 1939 he studied fine arts in Boston for a year and then returned to Barcelona to serve as Vice Consul of Colombia for four years. In 1948 Obregón was named Director of the School of Fine Arts in Santa Fé de Bogotá. His career as director lasted barely a year, but the seeds of change that he planted took rapid root. He then went to Alba, near Avignon in France, where he remained until 1955. A painting from that year, Still Life in Yellow, shows that his personal style was then fully developed, and exhibits the formal elements that came to characterize his work. Obregón is above all a painter. His compositions are usually divided horizontally into two areas of different pictorial value or size, but of equal visual intensity. Other elements take their place against them. Color plays a fundamental role in integrating the structures of his ...

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Venue: Centre Pompidou - Paris, France
Location: France
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Venue: Museo Nacional Centro De Arte Reina Sofía - Madrid
Location: Madrid, Spain
Date: Wednesday, Mar 18, 2015 To Monday, Sep 14, 2015

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Location: Long Beach, CA, United States
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Venue: Hangar Bicocca | contempory art space
Location: Milan, Italy
Date: Thursday, Apr 9, 2015 To Sunday, Aug 23, 2015

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Location: Long Beach, CA, United States
Date: Friday, Jun 5, 2015 To Sunday, Oct 11, 2015

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Venue: Meadows Museum - Dallas, TX
Location: Dallas, TX, United States
Date: Saturday, Apr 18, 2015 To Sunday, Aug 2, 2015

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Venue: Guggenheim Museum - New York
Location: New York, United States
Date: Friday, Jun 26, 2015 To Monday, Oct 12, 2015

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Venue: Milwaukee Art Museum
Location: WI, United States
Date: Thursday, Jun 18, 2015 To Sunday, Sep 20, 2015

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