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Museo Esteban Vicente Presents “Esteban Vicente: Drawings 1920-2000”

SEGOVIA.- The Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente, with this exhibition, takes a new approach to the study of Esteban Vicente, an artist who built one of the most interesting careers in twentieth-century Spanish painting. Until now there has never been a detailed study of his drawings. We are showing works from the 1920s till 2000 (Esteban Vicente died in 2001). There are thus nearly eighty years of his development, the evolution of a way of seeing and of the process of creating his own world. We follow a chronological order through the painter’s formative years in Spain and France, before his move to the United States in 1936. In the 1940s we find a period of restless exploration marked by recently discovered cubist work. Finally we find his fully matured work, related to the New York abstract expressionist school of the 1950s until our own time. It is