Arcadio Blasco

Arcadio Blasco. *1928, Mutxamel / † 2013, Madrid

Arcadio Blasco is a multidisciplinary artist who became famous in Spanish art history through the use of ceramics as a material in contemporary art in the 1950s. As a painter and sculptor he shared his workshop with the group "El Paso", was chairman of the first association of Spanish artists and representative of Spain at the Venice Biennale in 1970. During the Franco dictatorship he was imprisoned for his works. Finally, in 2005, he was awarded the Prize for Fine Arts by the Valencian Community. 

His work has been exhibited in 21 countries and is part of the largest museums and collections in Spain. In 2008, the great exhibition review "Arcadio Blasco narrador de objetos" took place in the Museum of the University of Alicante (MUA).

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