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José García y Más

From: Germany

Joined: April 23, 2010

Web: www.mas-art.de



Carl Nelsonanita dielenNIKOLAUS HIRSCHMANNL. E. Gav ThorpeLeslie Frank HollanderIoan  Boros


José García y Más was born in 1945 to Sephardic Catalan-Andalusian parents in Santa Cruz de la Palma in the Canary Islands, Spain. He attended art school, the Escuela de Bellas Artes, in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. In 1970 he left Spain, which was still under the unpopular Franco regime, for Germany’s young democracy and eventually moved to Berlin, where he took a degree in engineering. Since 1980, he has pursued an independent career as an artist, studying at various times in Sweden, England, Italy, and Spain. He and his wife now live and work on the island of Usedom in the Baltic Sea.

His social criticism, previously often downright sarcastic, has softened in his current works. It appears in minute details, coming across more as ironic aperçu than as aggressive accusation. Living at a distance from Berlin and thus viewing the capital more objectively, much of his attention has shifted from major world politics to the cultural and sociopolitical themes of the times. He incorporates every one of them into paintings as genuine as they are large.

José García y Más's artwork

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Do you see the moon over Soho?
Charlie ‚Bird’ Parker
Isadora Duncan
Women with Panther
Believe me, love, it was the nightingale...
The Rest is Silence
German Eagle
The Greed for Power
God Bless America!
Homage to the Brave New World

Comments on this portofolio

Ioan Boros on Feb 03, 2013 7:44am :

It is amazing how powerful is the message behind many of your comic or almost cartoon like caracters.Political truth hidden in art.I love it

Leslie Frank Hollander on Oct 31, 2012 9:57am :

Your gallery it's very original and vell built. It's great what you do.
I love it.

NIKOLAUS HIRSCHMANN on Feb 22, 2011 9:59am :


Sula Chance on Apr 24, 2010 3:52pm :

Jose lovely hearing from you! I love looking at your work. You really are talented. Are you still active on Artbreak. Speak to you soon.