Biografie von Francisco LEIRO (1957)

Personal data


Birth : 1957 - Cambados, Spain
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : Spain - United States

Address

New York NY New York, United States

Education

Escuela de Artes Aplicadas y Oficios Artísticos (Sculpture (stone)) – Virgen de la Cerca, 32 – Santiago de Compostela, Spain
1976 : Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando (Drawing and modeling) – Alcalá 13 – Madrid, Spain

Professional data


Work and Life

1988:Lives and works in New York NY, USA since then
He first learned sculpture by himself before studying in schools of art
In the 1980’s, he travels in Greece and Mexico to study archaic sculpture

Work


Categorie and medium


Sculpture-Volume :

Subject

Body
Traditional culture
human being

Movements and styles

Expressionism
Surrealism
Figurative Art

Works

Nemeas Lion
Date of creation : 1995
Medium : Sculpture
Materials : wood-resin-synthetic material
 
Home e banco
Date of creation : 1987
Medium : Sculpture, wood
 
El temporal
Date of creation : 1986
Medium : Sculpture, wood
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2004

Recent Sculpture
Marlborough Gallery – New York NY, United States
09/29/2004 – 10/23/2004

2001

Jardines Fingidos
Galería Marlborough, S.A. – Madrid, Spain
04/24/2001 – 05/25/2001

2000

Francisco Leiro
CGAC Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea – Santiago de Compostela, Spain
05/2000 – 06/2000

Francisco Leiro
Centre del Carme – IVAM Institut Valencià d’Art Modern/Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno – Valencia, Spain
01/26/2000 – 03/19/2000

1990

Marlborough Gallery – New York NY, United States
1990

1975

Sociedad Cultural de Cambados – Cambados, Spain
1975

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2001

Artpalmbeach – 4th Modern & Contemporary Art Fair
International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches – West Palm Beach FL, United States
01/10/2001 – 01/15/2001
Represented by : Marlborough Gallery – 40 West 57 Street – New York NY, United States

1998

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo, n°17
Parque Ferial Juan Carlos I – Madrid, Spain
1998
Represented by : Marlborough Gallery – 40 West 57 Street – New York NY, United States

1990

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo
Madrid, Spain
02/08/1990 – 02/13/1990
Represented by : Galería Rome e Pavia – Calçada de Monchique 3 – Porto, Portugal


Group exhibitions

2000

Dos Milenios en la Historia de España: El Año 1000, El Año 2000
Centro Cultural de la Villa – Madrid, Spain
10/17/2000 – 01/07/2001

La última frontera
Galería Clave – Murcia, Spain
09/21/2000 – 11/25/2000

Rechtliche Ausschlüsse