Albert Ràfols-Casamada (1923-2009) was a prominent Spanish artist, born in Barcelona, known for his contribution to abstract art.
Ràfols-Casamada’s work is characterized by a lyrical and poetic style. He used a palette of soft and subtle colors, creating balanced and harmonious compositions. His paintings convey a sense of calm and serenity, often evoking landscapes or natural elements.
In addition to painting, Ràfols-Casamada also explored other artistic disciplines such as printmaking and sculpture. His work has been exhibited in numerous exhibitions both in Spain and abroad, and his pieces are part of important public and private collections.
Ràfols-Casamada was also recognized for his work as a writer and art critic. His contribution to the art world has been widely appreciated, receiving awards and recognition throughout his career.
Albert Ràfols-Casamada’s work is distinguished by its delicacy, its search for poetic essence, and its commitment to exploring form and color in abstract art. His legacy endures as an important contribution to the Spanish artistic landscape.
A SELECTED LIST of museums exhibiting/holding his artworks is as follows:
Spain: – Joan Miro Foundation; – Caixa de Pensions, Barcelona; – Reina Sofia Museum, Spain; – Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid; – Juan March Foundation; – Palacio del Senado; – Biblioteca Nacional.
USA: – Guggenheim M. Museum of Modern Art, New York, – Harvard University Art Museums, – Museum of Modern Art, Los Ã?ngeles; – Chase Manhattan Bank; – Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh.
France – FRAC, – Picasso Musee, – Bibliotheque Nationale. – Centre Georges Pompidou. – Fonds National d’Art Contemporain. – Musee de la Seita. – Musee de la Poste, Paris.
UK: – British Museum. – Tate Gallery, London.