Alejandro Obregón(Colombia, Spain, 1920 - 1992)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 ...Read more...
Venue: Centre Pompidou - Paris, FranceLocation: FranceDate: Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 To Monday, Oct 26, 2015
Exposición y Catálogo | Exhibition and Catalogue
Venue: Museo Nacional Centro De Arte Reina Sofía - MadridLocation: Madrid, SpainDate: Wednesday, Mar 18, 2015 To Monday, Sep 14, 2015
Exposición | Exhibition Colecciones Im Obersteg y Rudolf Staechelin
Venue: molaa Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach CALocation: Long Beach, CA, United StatesDate: Saturday, Mar 14, 2015 To Sunday, Jul 5, 2015
Exposición | Exhibition
Venue: Museo Diego Rivera AnahuacalliLocation: Mexico, DF, MexicoDate: Thursday, May 14, 2015 To Sunday, Aug 30, 2015
Venue: Hangar Bicocca | contempory art spaceLocation: Milan, ItalyDate: Thursday, Apr 9, 2015 To Sunday, Aug 23, 2015
Venue: molaa Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach CALocation: Long Beach, CA, United StatesDate: Friday, Jun 5, 2015 To Sunday, Oct 11, 2015
Venue: Meadows Museum - Dallas, TXLocation: Dallas, TX, United StatesDate: Saturday, Apr 18, 2015 To Sunday, Aug 2, 2015
Venue: Guggenheim Museum - New YorkLocation: New York, United StatesDate: Friday, Jun 26, 2015 To Monday, Oct 12, 2015
Venue: Milwaukee Art MuseumLocation: WI, United StatesDate: Thursday, Jun 18, 2015 To Sunday, Sep 20, 2015