Juan Uslé

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Juan Uslé
Born
Juan Uslé Oceja

(1954-12-19) December 19, 1954 (age 67)
Santander, Spain
NationalitySpanish
EducationReal Academia de Bellas Artes de San Carlos de Valencia
Known forpainting, abstraction
Spouse(s)Victoria Civera
AwardsPremio Nacional de Artes Plásticas (2002)

Juan Uslé Oceja (born 1954) is a Spanish contemporary painter. His work varies between abstraction and figurative representation. In 2002, he received the Premio Nacional de Artes Plásticas, a national arts prize awarded by the Ministerio de Cultura of Spain.[1] He works both in New York City and in Saro in Cantabria.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

Uslé was born on December 19, 1954 in Santander, Cantabria in northern Spain.[3][4] He studied at the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Carlos de Valencia, in Valencia in eastern Spain, between 1973 to 1977.[2][5] Uslé is married to artist Victoria Civera, who he has occasionally collaborated with in work.[6][7] Together they have a daughter, Vicky Uslé (born 1981) who is also a painter.[8]

Uslé moved to New York City with his family in the 1987.[9][10] He lives between New York City and Saro, Cantabria.[2]

Uslé's first art exhibition in the United States was in 1988 at Farideh Cadot Gallery in New York City.[9] Exhibitions of his work include Nudos Y Rizomas (2010), Es Baluard, Museu d'Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma, Mallorca;[11] and Notes on Soñe que Revelabas (2019), Museu D'Art Contemporani d'Eivissa [ca], Ibiza.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "El pintor Juan Uslé, Premio Nacional de Artes Plásticas". La Vanguardia (in Spanish). Madrid. EFE. November 13, 2002. Retrieved June 21, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c EFE (December 12, 2013). Juan Uslé diseña el cartel del torneo de Roland Garros 2014 (in Spanish). El País. Accessed August 2021.
  3. ^ Hudson, Suzanne (April 13, 2021). Contemporary Painting (World of Art). Thames & Hudson. p. 385. ISBN 978-0-500-77602-5.
  4. ^ "Documentándonos sobre... Juan Uslé by Artium Museoa - Issuu". issuu.com. Artium Museoa. July 8, 2010. Retrieved October 26, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. ^ "Juan Uslé". La Caixa Foundation. Retrieved October 26, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. ^ García Vega, Miguel Ángel (August 8, 2016). "Juan Uslé y Victoria Civera, pintura a cuatro manos". El País (in Spanish). ISSN 1134-6582. Retrieved October 26, 2021.
  7. ^ "Victoria Civera, 20 años en 100 obras". El Diario Montañes (in European Spanish). February 4, 2011. Retrieved October 26, 2021.
  8. ^ "La artista que marca el camino". XLSemanal (in European Spanish). July 19, 2016. Retrieved October 26, 2021.
  9. ^ a b Kaneda, Shirley. "Juan Uslé by Shirley Kaneda". BOMB Magazine. Retrieved October 26, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  10. ^ Hudson, Suzanne (September 2013). "Suzanne Hudson on Juan Uslé". Artforum.com. Retrieved October 26, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  11. ^ "Juan Uslé". Es Baluard. Retrieved August 16, 2019.
  12. ^ "Juan Uslé". www.eivissa.es. Retrieved August 16, 2019.

Further reading[edit]

  • Barry Schwabsky (2016), Juan Uslé: The Blind Entrance, Ediciones Polígrafa. English: ISBN 9788434313309; Spanish: ISBN 9788434313392
  • Stephan Berg, Ángel González and Raphael Rubinstein (2014), Juan Uslé: Soñé que revelabas, Kunstmuseum Bonn/Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea. ISBN 978-3954760534

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