Ginés Serrán-Pagán, Spain
Born in Ceuta, Spain, Ginés Serrán-Pagán has lived most of his life in New York where he graduated from New York University. He has had 250 exhibitions in over 25 countries (128 solo exhibitions). He is considered as one of the most renowned international contemporary artists in the world and the Western artist who probably has had more exhibitions in Asia.
His paintings and sculptures are collected by major museums including the Guggenheim Museum of New York and by numerous institutions and private collectors. He is one of the few artists today creating monumental bronze sculptures. His eclecticism, from abstraction and expressionism to a new Renaissance realism, is unique. His bronzes "Calypso," "Venus," "The Columns of Hercules," and "The Union of the World" are the largest sculptures of classical mythology in the world today. His monument "The Emperador," 23 meters high, a composition of nine sculptures placed in Manila, is considered the largest monument in the Philippines. Recently, on January 3rd, 2020, he inaugurated the sculptures of Venus, Genesis and Vulcan at the Port of Ashland, Kentucky, USA, the tallest group of sculptures in the United States.
He has received important international awards and recognitions. Among them, the Golden Keys of the City of Miami; the "Grand Ordo Supremus Hierosolymitani," Athens, Greece; the Gold Medal of the City of Kanazawa, Japan; the Medal of the Autonomy of Ceuta, Spain; the Fuji International Art Prize. Tokvo: the "Lorenzo De Medici Medal of Arts" at the Miami International Art Fair; the Keys to the City of Ashland, Kentucky, United States; and for his artistic and humanitarian contributions to the world, he was recently honored in Rome "Ambassador of the Arts."
Mixed Technique on Canvas
140 cm x 140 cm