José Hernández (painter)

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José Hernández (January 5, 1944 – November 20, 2013) was a Spanish painter and plastic artist.

Born in Tangier, Morocco, in 1944, he made his first exhibition in Tanger "Librairie des Colonnes" (1962), and went to Madrid in 1964. He lived between Málaga and Madrid, and he was mainly known for illustrations in several books.


  • Premio Nacional de Artes Plásticas. Madrid, 1981.
  • Premio Internacional Biella per L’Incisione, Italia.
  • Medalla de Honor de la XII Internacional Exhibition of Modern Ex Libris de Malbork, Polonia.
  • Medalla de Honor de la Real Academia ude Bellas Artes de Santa Isabel de Hungría de Sevilla.
  • Membre titulaire de l’Académie Européenne des Sciences, des Arts et des Lettres, Paris.
  • Premio Nacional de Arte Gráfico de 2006

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