This cosmopolitan Catalan painter visited Paris and London and worked at Portici near Naples during the last year of his life. His late works reflect an interest in light, a distinctive use of color, and an awareness of current international trends, including the influence of Japanese art on the West. This astonishing image may reflect the influence of Francisco Goya (1746-1828), a Spanish artist whom Fortuny revered. This fluidly painted and sharply caricatural depiction of a portly cleric…
Inside: A list of the most famous Hispanic artists (Spanish-speaking artists) and Latin American artists (or Latinx artists). As part of my (upcoming!) series on famous Latin Americans and Hispanic leaders, this post zeroes in on the most iconic and beloved artists in the Spanish-speaking world. You'll notice that this list-- and most others, if
A new day means more new comics… and today is no exception because we’d like you to meet the comic illustrator Esther González, the creator of popular webcomics called 'miss.pad_thai.' Esther’s comics often depict awkward and relatable real-life scenarios with funny twists. The Spanish artist decided that it would be a fun idea to illustrate what it would be like to depict a not-so-
Joan Marti Aragones was one of the most important artists in Spain. Born in Barcelona, he began his artistic studies in 1950. His artistic talent was developed and perfected first at the Academia de Valls and later at the Escuela de Bellas Artes de Sant Jordi in Barcelona. He studied with such renowned teachers as Nolase Valols, E. Santasusagna and Garcia Morales.