Jorge Castillo artist

Jorge Castillo

Jorge Castillo (Pontevedra, 1933) exhibits for the first time his works on paper and watercolors at the Altamira Gallery in Madrid. At 1960, he is selected for the Sao Paulo Biennial.
In Paris, he meets the art dealer André Schoeller and they start working together, as well as with Jan Krugier in Geneva. In addition, he participates in the Venice Biennale, the Internationale Ausstellung der Zeichnung in Darmstadt (together with artists such as Dubuffet and Giacometti) and receives the International Drawing Prize at 1964.
After obtaining great success at the Basel Art Fair, 1979 moves to New York. 25 celebrates individual exhibitions of his work in different countries, and collectors from all over the world acquire his works.
His work is part of several collections in Germany (museums in Berlin, Frankfurt, Essen and Düsseldorf, among others), Austria (Albertina Museum in Vienna), Spain (March Foundation, Galician Center for Contemporary Art, etc.), United States ( Carnegie Institute, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Guggenheim Musseum of New York, etc.), United Kingdom and Switzerland.

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