Robert Ferrer


Artist biography

Robert Ferrer is a modern artist, who originates from Spain, like other prominent artists such as Fran Marti, Juan Gris, Alex Reynolds, Marie Lamarabi, and Ramiro Fernández Saus.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Robert Ferrer is represented and exhibited by espacio valverde in Madrid, Spain. Robert Ferrer's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition ARCO Madrid at espacio valverde in Madrid, Spain. The exhibition was open from 26 February 2020 until 01 March 2020. Robert Ferrer's work has also been exhibited during the Modulaciones exhibition at espacio valverde in Madrid, Spain (29 October 2019 - 07 December 2019).

Historical Context of Spain

Spain has played a crucial role in the development of art in the twentieth century. In the early 1900s, a young Pablo Picasso developed a uniquely expressive approach to figuration in the post-Impressionist era, initially with his Blue then Rose periods, although he was to settle in Paris in 1904. Picasso was also the central founding member of the Cubist movement, a group in which he was joined by fellow Spaniard Juan Gris. Both Salvador Dali and Joan Miro were prominent figures in the Surrealist movement, though they were also lived in France for large parts of their careers. Throughout the twentieth century the political and cultural landscape of Spain was dominated by the totalitarian autocracy of General Franco whose dictatorship ruled the country, in one form or another, from 1939 until 1975, at which time the monarchy was restored to Juan-Carlos I who subsequently implemented substantial reform. The Franco regime was noted for its brutal anti-communist stance, and the departure of important intellectual and cultural figures that chose not to live under an oppressive regime. The cultural life of the avant-garde suffered greatly, since liberal artistic movements are often known for their leftist leanings. Important modern and contemporary Spanish artists include Antoni Tapíes, Eduardo Chillida, Eduardo Arroyo, and Manolo Valdes.

Robert Ferrer

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