José Guerrero

José Guerrero

José Guerrero

Granada 1914

Spanish painter and engraver framed within Abstract Expressionism. He studied at the School of Art in Granada and later at San Fernando  Academy in Madrid. He was one of the creators of Abstract Museum in Cuenca. Named as ´Chevallier de L'Ordre des Arts et des Letters´ by the French government in 1959. Gold Medal in Fine Arts in 1984. Awarded by Rodriguez Acosta Foundation in 1989. He travelled around Europe studying different artistic currents, especially the ones in Paris. It is in New York where he approaches other trends, passing from figuration to abstraction, and being close to action painting.