Josep Riera i Aragó

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Riera i Aragó artist born in Barcelona, Spain in 1954. He studied at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Barcelona. Throughout his career he has made sculptures, paintings and graphical work. Riera i Aragó recreates in his work a world of machines and devices (zeppelins, planes and submarines) with a great sensitivity. As well as the bronze he uses the iron, materials that make his planes or submarines float in a magical atmosphere. He has had important solo and group exhibitions and is present in several museum collections. In addition, he is the author of large sculptures for public spaces.

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Musée de Ceret, France- Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona - Musée d'Art Moderne, Luxembourg – Col•lecció Testimoni - Fundació La Caixa, Barcelona - Fondation Vincent van Gogh, Arles (France) - Städtische Museen, Heilbronn (Germany) - Musée Réattu, Arles (France) - Museum Otani, Nishinomiya (Japan) - Fundació La Caixa of Girona - Collection Cai Luzan, Zaragoza - Col.lecció Institut D'Estudis Catalans, Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona - Museu d’Història de la Ciutat, Girona - Museu de l'Hospitalet - Collección Rega, Zurich, Switzerland - Fundación Fran Daurel, Barcelona - Musée d'Art moderne André Malraux, Le Havre


Riera i Aragó, Ediciones Polígrafa, 1991, Text by Gloria Picazo

Riera i Aragó, Editions Cercle d’Art, 1992, Text by Gloria Picazo

Riera i Aragó Iconografia, Ediciones Polígrafa 2003, Text by Valentin Roma


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