Josep Renau

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Josep Renau Berenguer
Born11 May 1907
Valencia, Spain
Died11 November 1982
East Berlin, Germany
NationalitySpanish
EducationReal Academia de Bellas Artes de San Carlos
Known forPainting, Mural, Graphic design, Photomontage
Notable workTropic (1945), The American Way of Life (1952-1966)
Spouse(s)Manuela Ballester

Josep Renau Berenguer (17 May 1907 — 11 November 1982) was an artist and communist revolutionary notable for his propaganda work during the Spanish Civil War. Among his production, it is remarkable his art deco period, his political propaganda during the Spanish Civil War, the photomurals of the Spanish Pavilion in the International Exhibition of 1937 in Paris, a series of photomontages titled Fata Morgana or The American Way of Life, and murals and paintings made in Mexico such as Tropic, dated in 1945.