Juan Antonio Guirado

1932-2010

Discover the art and philosophy of the critically acclaimed post-war contemporary Spanish painter from Jaén who, escaping a fascist regime, traveled across the world to Australia 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.

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LA Madonna de Bosnia
Guirado Self Portrait
Rebirth/Renacimiento
Destruction
Kalaedescope 8
Kaleidoscope 4
The Grand Metropolis/La Gran Metropolis

'A visionary environmental artist ahead of his time'.

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.”

 

We hope to challenge you to use your mind as well as your eyes, to look at yourself and the reality of your surroundings through Guirado’s works. 

 JULY NEWS - Honoring a decade of work to preserve the legacy of Guirado.

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 Honoring Guirado's Legacy on the 10 year anniversary of his death

Juan Antonio Guirado's daughter Catalina Guirado, reflects on her favorite moments since taking over the art estate to continue her family heritage and artistic legacy.

“The colors were radically different for a start. My pictures in Australia were full of light, and I used colors like blue, white and yellow. In Spain all my pictures were in shades of brown and grey” – Australian Woman’s weekly, Nov 11, 1970

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Guirado Self Portrait

Oil on board.1967