Juan Soriano

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Juan Soriano

Juan Soriano (Juan Rodríguez Montoya) (Guadalajara 1920 - Mexico City, 2006), Mexican Abstract and Surrealist painter and sculptor. His work includes portraits, still lifes and surrealistic scenes. Soriano was member of the Mexican School Cultural movement

"The influence of Soriano has been decisive not only among painters and sculptors, but also on theater and poetry," declared the distinguished Mexican poet and author Octavio Paz in his Essays on Mexican Art (1993), reflecting the artist’s place in the history of art. [1]

The Philadelphia Museum of Art holds in its collection: Dead Girl (1938), painted when he was only 18, Still Life (1942), Girl with Mask (1945) and Girl with a Bouquet (1946).

In 1987, he was awarded the Mexican National Art Prize.

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