The painter Eduard Arranz-Bravo dies at the age of 82

Artista internacional, ha estat un dels grans noms de l'art català des dels anys 60

The painter Eduard Arranz-Bravo dies at the age of 82
bonart barcelona - 20/10/23

The painter Eduard Arranz-Bravo has died at the age of 82. A very prolific artist, he has exhibited in cities around the world such as Barcelona, Madrid, Amsterdam, Paris, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo. His works have been exhibited at the Modern Art Museum of Sao Paulo (Brazil), the Reina Sofía National Art Museum (Madrid), the Tecla Sala Cultural Center (l'Hospitalet de Llobregat), the Terrassa Cultural Center and the Franklin Bowles Gallery (New York), as well as various spaces in Barcelona, among others.

In the 70s he began an intense collaboration with Rafael Bartolozzi for ten years of exhibitions, events, painted buildings, design and a whole series of very diverse activities. Joint works are the mural decorations of the Tipel factory in Parets del Vallès (1971), that of a shopping center in Magaluf (1973) and Camilo José Cela's house in Mallorca (1979), in addition to several sculptures.

Among his works, the La casa series of lithographs, the Pantocrators series, the action Cadaqués blau, in Paseo de Cadaqués, stand out; the illustration of El callejón de los milagros, by Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfuz; on the occasion of the Olympic Games in Barcelona he made a series of postage stamps; at the end of the 90s he made 40 original paintings for the program of the Gran Teatre del Liceu de Barcelona; he illustrated Homage to Catalonia, by George Orwell, published by the Círculo de Lectores de Barcelona; he made the scenography for From the cradle to the chair passing through the bank, by Martí Peraferrer at Sala Muntaner in Barcelona.

In 2012 the Arranz-Bravo Foundation presented the project L'enigma de la llum, an installation made with paintings, sculptures, prints and works on paper, and in 2019, it designed the exterior of the Norwegian cruise ship Encore, for Norwegian Cruise Line LTD in the USA and painted a large canvas for Norwegian's new Miami terminal.

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