Josep Guinovart born on March 20, 1927 in Barcelona. School of Master Painters in 1941. School of Art in Barcelona, a scholarship in Paris. Was one of the most veteran painters of the postwar Spanish avant-garde. Within a generation that was associated with the group and the magazine Dau al Set, experiences all the possibilities of contemporary painting.
In 1987, awarded by the Foundation of the Spanish Confederation of Business Organizations (CEOE) with the prize of the Arts. In 1992, exhibited at the Catalonia Pavilion of the Expo in Seville and in the same year inaugurated an exhibition at the BBVA in Barcelona where gathered forty recent works inspired by the land and nature. In October 1994, founded in the town of Agramunt, Lleida, where the Civil War and the first years of the postwar period had passed, a museum that bears his name, Espai Guinovart, where his work is permanently exhibited.
The Conde Duque Cultural Center in Madrid dedicated an exhibition in 1997 entitled ‘Variations’, which included compositions of painting and sculpture on the sea, music and the work of Picasso. In August of the following year he made an exhibition dedicated to Federico García Lorca that opened in Castelldefels and culminated in Granada.
The last great anthological exhibition about the work of Guinovart brought together sixty oil paintings in 2002 at La Pedrera in Barcelona.
Josep Guinovart died on December 12, 2007 in Barcelona, at 80.