Rafael Cuartielles: "Untitled" (2012)
Author: Rafael Cuartielles (Barcelona 1932-2018). Title: Untitled (2012). Description: Drawing on paper. Hand signed by the artist. Measurements without frame 67x47 cm. Artwork in perfect condition. A certificate of authenticity issued by the Peragón Art Gallery is attached. At the age of 12 he began in the world of painting instructed by Jacinto Oliver and other artists of the time. Later he entered to study painting at the Acadèmia Baixas, one of the most important post-war Barcelona institutions. Later he entered the School of Arts and Crafts in Barcelona (La Llotja). In 1962 he went to Paris to complete his artistic studies. There he moves through the most avant-garde environments of the time and sells all his work to date. Later he returned to Barcelona and combined his prolific artistic activity with teaching at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Barcelona (1979-1998). He has exhibited on several occasions in art galleries in Paris, Miami, Japan, Italy, Spain..., he held his first exhibition in 1952. His work has been valued by many renowned critics such as José Vallés Rovira, Francisco Galí, Vicente Amiguet , José Arnau, Juan Luis Montaner, Pere Falcó, Josep Maresme, Luis Doñate, etc. Among many awards, the Excel·lentíssim Senyor Vizconde de Güell Award (Royal Artistic Circle of Barcelona, 1958); Jordi Ferrero Award. (Parés Room, 1959); First Prize for Painting Silver Medal Cercle Artístic de Sant Lluc (1960); First Prize for Painting from the Barcelona Provincial Council, which earned him a scholarship to continue his studies at the Higher School of Fine Arts in Paris (1962); Joan Miró Drawing Contest (1984) which was presented in three Japanese capitals; and the most recent, First Prize for Painting (Bellas Arts Sant Jordi) dels Països Catalans, Fundació Perelló (2005). Much of his work is the heritage of many collectors around the world.
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