Manolo Valdes

Spanish , 1942 -

Born in Valencia, Spain in 1942, he began his training as a painter at the age of 15 when he entered the Fine Arts Academy of San Carlos, Valencia. In 1964 Valdés, Rafael Solbes, and Joan Toledo collaborated to form Equipo Crónica, an artistic team that utilized Pop Art to question the Spanish dictatorship of Francisco Franco and the history of art itself. After the group dissolved in 1981, Valdés reinvented himself. He drew heavily upon Spanish artistic heritage, particularly the work of Velázquez and the informalismo of his immediate predecessors Manolo Millares, Antonio Saura, and Antoni Tàpies. Today Valdés lives and works in New York and Madrid.
Artworks
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Perfil II

2003

Mixografía®

$12,000 - $35,000

Perfil I

2003

Mixografía®

$12,000 - $35,000

Pamela I

2013

Marlborough Graphics (New York)

$5,500 - $12,000

Mariana II

2008

Marlborough Graphics (New York)

$5,500 - $12,000

Silvana IV

2005

Marlborough Graphics (New York)

$2,200 - $5,500

Perfil I

2006

Marlborough Graphics (New York)

$5,500 - $12,000

Helene IX

2005

Marlborough Graphics (New York)

$5,500 - $12,000

Beatrice III

2002

Marlborough Graphics (New York)

$2,200 - $5,500

Paolo I

2007

Marlborough Graphics (New York)

$2,200 - $5,500

Perfil I

2003

Mixografía®

$12,000 - $35,000