Biografie von María GIRONA BENET (1923-2015)

Personal data


Birth : 1923 - Barcelona, Spain
Sex : F
Nationality/Affiliation : Spain

Family relations

Wife of Alberto RAFOLS CASAMADA [ 1923-2009 ]
Niece of Rafael BENET VANCELLS [ 1889-1979 ]

Education

Academia Tárrega – Barcelona, Spain

Professional data


Work and Life

1954:Returns in Barcelona, where she joins the Catalan group Estampa Popular
1950:Receives a fellowship from the French government to go to Paris
1946:First exhibition with the group Els Vuit in the Galería Pictòrica in Barcelona, Spain
1946:Joins the group of catalan artists “El Vuit” (Group of Eight), where she meets her future husband, the painter Albert Ràfols-Casamada


Medals

: Medalla Ciudad de Barcelona – Barcelona, Spain

Other professions

1972 : Professor – Drawing
Escuela Eina – Barcelona, Spain


Affiliated to an association

Fundació Ràfols-Casamada/Maria Girona – Casa Bas – Capellades, Spain

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting :

Subject

interior
landscape

Works

Water lilies
Date of creation : 1989
Medium : Oil/canvas
Subject : flowers
Size : 60 x 73 cm
 

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

1998

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo, n°17
Parque Ferial Juan Carlos I – Madrid, Spain
1998
Represented by : Galería Palma Dotze – Palma 12 – Vilafranca del Penedés, Spain

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