The Espai Isern Dalmau hosts the exhibition LIX Ynglada-Guillot International Drawing Competition, organized by the Ynglada-Guillot Foundation in collaboration with the Lluís Coromina Foundation and the Vila Casas Foundation. The exhibition, which will open on June 30 at 6 pm, is a collection of works selected in the framework of the 59th edition of the Ynglada-Guillot International Drawing Prize, and will feature the winning work of the This year, Estudio de Paolozzi by David Martínez Calderón, as well as the three finalist works and a selection of twenty drawings presented in this year's edition.
As every year, the Ynglada-Guillot International Drawing Competition has served to give recognition and visibility to various artists in the country, who have participated in a variety of styles, both abstract and figurative. The winning work of the 59th edition of the competition, Estudio de Paolozzi by David Martínez Calderón, is a motley and baroque work of great technical perfection, in which the atmosphere of the artist's studio can almost be felt with the five senses. Other artists awarded in recent editions have been Montserrat Gudiol, Emília Xargay, Ramón Calsina, Josep Mª Subirachs, Armand Cardona Torrandell, Josep Pla-Narbona, Josep Santilari, Anna Miquel, Lluïsa Granero, Roser Puig and Pilar Perdices, among others. , chosen by the jury formed by Natàlia Chocarro, Domènec Corbella, Josep Muntañola, Mònica Piera and Ricard Planas.
The exhibition, which opens on June 30, can be visited until July 30 at the Espai Isern Dalmau in Barcelona, and hours will be from Tuesday to Friday from 17 to 20 h and on Saturdays from 10 to 13 h .
Ynglada-Guillot International Drawing Competition: 59 editions
The Ynglada-Guillot Foundation presented the first edition of the International Drawing Prize in the same year as its foundation, in 1959. Since then, the drawing competition has been held annually, and it currently has the collaboration of the Royal Catalan Academy of Fine Arts of Sant Jordi; the Vila Casas Foundation, which provides the financial endowment for the prize, and the Lluís Coromina Foundation, which donates the exhibition space.