#Diebenkorn100, Julio Larraz in Madrid

Richard Diebenkorn April 22, 1922 – March 30, 1993

Richard Diebenkorn in his Hillcrest Road studio, Berkeley, Calif., 1959, with Man and Woman Seated (1958); photographed by Fred Lyon for Horizon Magazine

The Richard Diebenkorn Foundation is celebrating what would have been the artist’s 100th year. The Foundation has put together a year long celebration that includes installations in museums around the world, rarely seen archival material, photography, and new videos that will be featured on the Foundation site throughout the year.

One of the Foundation’s project is: a video that celebrates the artist’s work with master printers.

Fans of Diebenkorn are encouraged to post artist-related blogs, photos and tributes on line, using the hashtag #Diebenkorn100 and to follow the celebration on diebenkorn.org and on Instagram @diebenkornfoundation.

Richard Diebenkorn was part of the Bay Area Figurative Movement, which was seen as the first significant North-American art movement to be based on the West Coast in mid-century America.

Richard Diebenkorn
Blue with Red, 1987
Image: 33 7/8 x 23 inches Sheet: 37 1/2 x 25 1/2
Woodcut in colors, on Echizen kozo Mashi paper
Edition: 174/200
Signed (initialed) lower right and dated. Numbered lower center
For sale at Surovek Gallery

Diebenkorn’s career spanned more than forty-five years. He not only painted and studied art, he also taught and inspired a new generation of artists.

In 1991, Diebenkorn was awarded the National Medal of Arts. His works are part of the permanent collections of the Whitney, the Guggenheim, the Hirshhorn and other major venues around the world.

Julio Larraz

The works of Julio Larraz have been exhibited throughout the world and are part of elite permanent collections in both public and private venues.

Julio Larraz: The Kingdom We Carry Inside
Monograph with an introduction by the artist’s son, Ariel Larraz

After a fifty-year career, the Cuban-born artist was given his first retrospective in the U.S. Fittingly, the retrospective was curated at the Coral Gables Museum in Miami, where he had one of his first solo exhibits, and is expected to travel to other venues around the country.

Julio Larraz
Tridacna, 20154 x 182.9 cm
Oil on canvas
60 x 72 inches
152.4 x 182.9 cm
Signed: ‘Larraz’ (upper right recto)
For sale at Surovek Gallery

The Larraz family was politically active in Cuba, and fled to the U.S. in 1961, when Larraz was sixteen, to escape persecution by the Castro regime.

Soon after arriving in the United States, he began to draw political caricatures that were published by the New York Times, The Washington Post, Vogue, Rolling Stone, Time, Ramparts, Newsweek, and The Chicago Tribune.

Julio Larraz
The Asterion Code, 2013
Oil on canvas
60 x 72 inche
Signed: Larraz (u.r.r)
For sale at Surovek Gallery

The works of Julio Larraz are currently on exhibit at the Galeria Marlborough in Madrid.

After traveling and establishing himself as a fine artist, Larraz settled in Miami in 2oo4, becoming one of the finest surrealist artist in the world.

Please contact us if you would like more information about the works of Richard Diebenkorn, Julio Larraz or any of the other fine artists whose works are available at Surovek Gallery.

Richard Diebenkorn Foundation. Museums and art lovers celebrate #Diebenkorn100. April 22, 2022.
Helen Lemus. Works of Julio Larraz featured in Coral Gables Museum exhibit. Miami’s Community News/Coral Gables. February 14, 2022.
Kelly Compton. Julio Larraz”s Kingdom Inside. Fine Art Connoisseur. December 2021.
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