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Joan-Gardy Artigas | the artist



The artist Joan-Gardy Artigas
Born 1938, Boulogne, near Paris, France.

Style and technique of the artist: Art Deco, Printmakers, Sculpture Objects,


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JOAN GARDY ARTIGAS (b. 1938) is a living embodiment of the modernist art movement. The son of Joseph Llorens Artigas, Picasso’s and Miró’s favorite ceramicist, Artigas grew up surrounded by both the art and the artists who revolutionized twentieth-century art. Impressed into service as Miró’s assistant as a teenager, he left Spain several years later both to escape the oppressive Franco regime and to try and establish an independent artistic identity...

Jaume Aragall, the tenor from the Ribera of Barcelona admires the work of Joan Gardy Artigas, the potter who covered Joan Miró’s naked structure “Dona y Ocell” with colour. On his part, the creator of the golden and ochre drop visible in front of La Caixa’s black building on the Diagonal, professes admiration for one of the world’s most beautiful voices. In this meeting, they join talents to paint the Gran Teatre del Liceu, starting with the orchestra pit. The demanding public of Barcelona, which has seen him in over one hundred performances, adores this crystal-voiced tenor from the moment he stepped on the stage in 1964 with an unforgettable “Bohème”. A deluge of pamphlets were thrown the day he was passed over for an award: “They have the Asturias; you have our hearts”...

“El secret de Miró era la llibertat, la capacitat de trobar noves perspectives”