Jordi CURÓS VENTURA (1930)



Jordi CURÓS VENTURA (1930)


Oleo s/tela.

Signed lower left corner
Measures: 60 x 70 cm; 80 x 86 cm (frame).

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Jordi Curós and Ventura

° Jordi Curós Ventura ( Olot , Girona , march 4, 1930 ) is a Catalan painter.

Formed in the School of Arts and Crafts in Olot , a center of great artistic tradition. His first exposure individual held in the galleries and Garden of Barcelona , in 1950 . In 1951, he began his participation in the Salons of October in Barcelona . Among the Catalan artists that emerged from this important demonstration highlighted Curós, from the beginning, by their powers of painting and your personality. Between 1958 and 1963, his painting goes through a stage of abstract tendency, with arabesques and colourful, and paintings with qualities of enamel. Later assume a figurative style characterized by the importance of the light and by the interest by the instantaneous pickup. He belonged to the group of the sala Parés, where he exhibited several times between 1965 and 1989.

His work is perfectly recognized, from the first stage, figurative, contemporary to the above mentioned Rooms, the masses of colors clearly demarcated by a marked drawing, until the present form, back to the representation, of color more nuanced, going by his stage informalist , in that their basal paint, forming a sort of ovals, is recognized by its concept personal. In his time informalist is attracted to, by the possibilities the material, creating works of great format, the use of enamels of bright, "become his painting in a continuous exaltation of the factor textural-color" according to Lourdes Cirlot. Carlos Areán, says that his painting "has evolved from a figurati - vismo traditional spacious flat,marked volumes and solid structuring, to a, technically, studied the use of various new materials,with the consequent suppression of all pretext of objective".

The influence of abstract Expressionism gives way to images taken from the natural environments of sailors and markets filled with flowers, and fruits. The colors are piled in successive layers that overlap, even on the plaster to contribute to the canvas textures of a great dare. Shapes and colors are almost Fauvist coexist in him with snippets abstract that allow you to enjoy a different view and absolutely personal life.

He exhibited personally in Barcelona: Sala Caralt ( 1952/53); Galerías Layetanas ( 1953 ); Galleries Syra ( 1954 -55); Sala Vayreda ( 1956 -59). In Madrid , his presentation had an effect in 1953,Galerias Biosca. Individually they also did in the Galleries Mendoza of Caracas .

In 1952 is selected by Eugenio dOrs to be in the X Room of the Eleven, and in 1953 participated in the II Bienal Hispanoamericana de La Habana appeared in major group exhibitions including the III Bienal Hispanoamericana, Space and Color in the Spanish Painting of today ( Rio de Janeiro,1959 and Montevideo,1960). Paint current Catalan (Lisbon and Porto,1960), or Figure, homenaje informal a Diego Velázquez (1960);Contrasts in the Spanish painting today (Brussels, 1961); 3rd Granollers Painting Prize, Tapestries of High fabrics, Tapestries by Contemporary Artists (Galleries Biosca ,1961),Salon de mai, Salon des Independants .

Gaudi of two scholarships, granted in 1954, the first by the French Institute of Barcelona , to move to Paris , and the second in 1958, with the same objective, is dominated by the town Hall of Barcelona . In 1953, the Museum of Art Modern Barcelona acquired one of his works. First Exhibition of Artists of Merit of the Royal Artistic Circle of Barcelona – Sitges2011. Jordi Curós is one of the Artists of Merit of the Royal Artistic Circle of Barcelona, participates in the First collective exhibition of the above-mentioned Partners of Merit.

Great painter, inspired by the Costa Brava, whose splendour is reflected in all his work. He has exhibited in the best rooms and galleries in his country. His work is also exposed in several museums all over Spain.

"The color, which has always been very present in the work of Curós, express now the joy of the moment that lives,once taken over by the intelligence of the complexity of the perturbing of the passions." Josep Mary Chain.

The work of Jordi Curós has earned numerous international recognitions and galleries as legendary as The Swan of Madrid have had him in their roster of artists. Also the Museum of Art-contemporary of Barcelona and the Royal Artistic Circle of the capital of catalonia, where the price of his paintings grows steadily as the years pass.

Exhibition of Jordi Curós In The Eurostars Grand Marina


From 30 November 2007 to 30 January 2008, in the framework of the hotel Grand Marina, Jordi Curós is exhibiting his works, with a great acceptance.

Jordi Curós shows, at The Eurostars Grand Marina Hotel *****GL, the latest evolution of his artistic career,which began in the School of Arts and Crafts in Olot on your land home, from where it travels to Paris. In the city of light,the painter of girona creates works with a strong character schematic, in which the line gets a prominent role. Little by little,Curós changes, arriving at the beginning of the sixties to investígar the employment of different materials and textures in compositions of his works to come back later - mind,to a figuration with the color as the great protagonist. All in all, the artistic trajectory of Jordi Curós has varied a lot throughout his career, currently arriving at some creations that combine figuration and patchwork abstract, with which to enjoy a different vision, full of color and textures.


1965 / 1989 - Sala Parés, Barcelona 1949 / 1978 - Sala Vayreda, Olot (Girona) 1952 - Sala Caralt, Barcelona and the II Bienal Hispanoamericana at The Habana1960 - Gallery Velasquez, Buenos Aires 1961 - Art Museum D 'Contemporani, Dome of the Coliseum, Barcelona 1966 / 74 / 80 / 82 / 84 / 88 - Gallery The Swan (Madrid, 1979 - Gallery Dau al Set, Barcelona 1980 - Gallery 1, Cadaqués (Girona) 1982 - Gallery Clariana, Vic (Barcelona) - Gallery Sa Llumenera, Cadaqués (Girona)

Awards / prices / awards

1947 - Award mulleras, by, Olot (Girona) 1952 - I Premi d Aquarel · la, Olot (Girona) 1954 - Scholarship of the Institut Francès, Paris 1958 - Grant from the Ajuntament de Barcelona 1964 - I Prize of the Diputació de Girona 1965 - I Premi Notes Pictòriques of Llançà 1967 - Award of the Reial Cercle Artístic de Barcelona - Premi de Dibuix Ynglada - Guillot - AccessIT of the Gran Premi Sant Jordi, the Barcelona Provincial council 1968 - I Prize of the IV Concurs Festes del Tura at Olot (Girona) 1969 - Award FC Barcelona. II International Biennial of Sport in Fine Arts, Madrid 1983 - Gallery Hotel Levante, Llafranc (Girona) - L ' Amistat room, Cadaqués (Girona) 1983 / 1986 / 1989 - Sala Parés, Barcelona, 1985 - Room Rotllan, Cadaqués (Girona), spain 1988 - Gallery of The Swan, Madrid


Museu d'art Modern d Smell, (Girona) Library - Museum Balaguer of Vilanova i la Geltrud (Barcelona) Museum of Painting of Sant Pol (Barcelona) Museo Zabaleta in Quesada (Jaén, spain) Diputació of Girona Museum of Pontevedra Provincial Museum of Lugo Municipal Museum of Badalona Museum Camón Aznar, Zaragoza Museum of the Empordà, Figueres, Group Indika

Eurostars Grand Marina Moll de Barcelona S / N 08039 Barcelona

Library i cartoteca of the ECC SELECT.ART - CURRENT JORDI EVENTS

  • String Catalan, Jose Maria, (aut.)

  • Eolicvent S. l.

  • 1. ed.(09/1989)

  • 288 pages, 24x30 cm

  • Languages: Spanish

  • ISBN: 848671916X ISBN-13: 9788486719166

  • Binding: Paperback

  • Collection: Selection of current art

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  • Bibliography

    1949 Joan Teixidor, Jordi Curós, Piriné, Olot; 1950 Alexandre Cirici Pellicer, Jordi Curós, Ariel num. 19; 1970 Anthology of Spanish Contemporary Art, Edicions 62, Barcelona; 1974 Gran Enciclopedia Catalana, vol 6, Barcelona; 1972 Camilo José Cela, magazine Destination, Papeles de son Armadans, Palma de Mallorca; 1975 J. Antonio Maragall, the History of the Sala Parés, Ed. Selecta, Barcelona, 1983 Josep Pla, Cap i puntes, volume 43, Ed. Destination, Barcelona, Lourdes Cirlot, painting, informalism in Catalonia, Anthropos, Barcelona. 1988 Magazine Becoming, Barcelona.

    • ? THARRATS , Joan Josep . One hundred Years of Painting in Cadaqués. Barcelona: Parsifal Ediciones, 2007, p. 193.ISBN 84-95554-25 .

    • Supplement 1961-62 pag. 172 of the encyclopedia Espasa.


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Jordi CURÓS VENTURA (1930)

Jordi CURÓS VENTURA (1930)

Jordi CURÓS VENTURA (1930)


Oleo s/tela.

Signed lower left corner
Measures: 60 x 70 cm; 80 x 86 cm (frame).

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