Julio González

Spanish, 1876-1942

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Julio González

Spanish, 1876-1942

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High auction record
$7m, Sotheby's, 2011
High auction record
$7m, Sotheby's, 2011
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2019
Rosenberg & Co. at BRAFA 2019,
Rosenberg & Co.
2018
Rosenberg & Co. at Fine Arts Paris 2018,
Rosenberg & Co.
2017
SILENCE STRONGER THAN THUNDER,
Grob Gallery

A sculptor and painter, Julio González is best known for his small-scale, abstract iron sculptures. …

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A sculptor and painter, Julio González is best known for his small-scale, abstract iron sculptures. González grew up working in his father’s metalsmith shop, where he learned the techniques of direct metal welding while attending evening art classes. In the 1890s, he met Pablo Picasso in a café, who would become a …

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