Discover the art and philosophy of Juan Antonio Guirado, the critically acclaimed post-war contemporary Spanish painter from Jaén who, escaping a fascist regime, traveled across the world to Australia as an immigrant where he created a unique style of painting.
With works in major permanent collections including the Museo Reina Sofia Madrid, The Museum of Malta, Museo Gilabert, Arboles, ES winner of the gold medal of the Grolla D'rollo, Venice art competition in 1975.
Considered the Spanish Maestro of the school of Intrarealism with visionary paintings focused on environmentalism, man's destruction of the planet and spiritual search for enlightenment.
When asked how he would describe his own painting, Guirado replied,
“I would describe it as Intrarealist painting. It is the type of painting that one has to see with the third eye, the eye of the mind.”