JULIO LARRAZ

12 July - 17 August 2018

On Duty, 2018, Oil on canvas, 60 x 72 inches, 152.4 x 182.9 cm, MMG#29884

The Beginning of a New Morning, 2014, Oil on canvas, 60 x 72 inches, 152.4 x 182.9 cm, MMG#28066

Bahia de Las Animas, 2015, Oil on canvas, 60 x 72 inches, 152.4 x 182.9 cm, MMG#28069

Forest Murmurs, 2015, Oil on canvas, 60 x 78 inches, 152.4 x 198.1 cm, MMG#28067

The King, 2015, Oil on canvas, 84 x 78 inches, 213.4 x 198.1 cm, MMG#28063

Mars and Friends, 2015, Oil on canvas, 60 x 72 inches, 152.4 x 182.9 cm, MMG#28876

Swords into Plowshares, 2015, Oil on canvas, 60 x 72 inches, 152.4 x 182.9 cm, MMG#28075

Au Revoir, 2016, Oil on canvas, 60 x 72 inches,152.4 x 182.9 cm, MMG#28859

Betelgeuse, Winter Prince, 2016, Oil on canvas, 72 x 60 inches, 182.9 x 152.4 cm, MMG#29873

El Sueño de la Razon, 2016, Oil on canvas, 72 x 98 inches, 182.9 x 248.9 cm, MMG#29875

Enlace a Contrapunto, 2016, Oil on canvas, 39 1/2 x 51 1/2 inches, 100.3 x 130.8 cm, MMG#29877

The Innisfail on the Santa Ana, 2016, Oil on canvas, 60 x 72 inches, 152.4 x 182.9 cm, MMG#28064

"Two Poets for a Walk" Punta Agravox, Cumae, 2016, Oil on canvas, 60 x 72 inches, 152.4 x 182.9 cm, MMG#29876

UFO, 2016, Oil on canvas, 72 x 96 inches, 182.9 x 243.8 cm, MMG#29874

An American Poet lives here, 2017, Oil on canvas, 60 x 72 inches, 152.4 x 182.9 cm, MMG#29879

The Flight of Daedalus, 2017, Oil on canvas, 60 x 72 inches, 152.4 x 182.9 cm, MMG#29882

Near Miss, 2017, Oil on canvas, 71 x 81 inches, 180.3 x 205.7 cm, MMG#29881

Ognissanti, 2017, Oil on canvas, 60 x 72 inches, 152.4 x 182.9 cm, MMG#29883

Sara and Gerald Entering Casabianca Through The Sea of Flowers, 2017, Oil on canvas, 60 x 72 inches, 152.4 x 182.9 cm, MMG#29878

The Wine Dark Sea, 2017, Oil on canvas, 60 x 60 inches, 152.4 x 152.4 cm, MMG#29880

Casabianca Maritime Power, 2018, Oil on canvas, 84 x 96 inches, 213.4 x 243.8 cm, MMG#29814

Too Far to Know, 2018, Oil on canvas, 60 x 72 inches, 152.4 x 182.9 cm, MMG#29885

Press Release

JULIO LARRAZ (b. 1944 in Havana, Cuba) is the son of a newspaper editor and began drawing at a very early age. After moving to the United States in 1961, Larraz began to draw political caricatures that were published by the New York Times, the Washington Post, and Vogue Magazine, among others. In 1967, he turned his attention solely towards painting.

His first solo exhibition was in 1971 at Pyramid Gallery in Washington, D.C. He has since had numerous solo exhibitions, which most recently include “New Beginnings,” John H. Surovek Gallery, Palm Beach, FL; “Julio Larraz: Painting and Sculpture,” Museum of Art - DeLand, DeLand, FL; “Made in USA,” Ascaso Gallery, Miami, FL; “Omaggio Julio Larraz,” Contini Galleria D’Arte, Venice, Italy; “Rules of Engagement,” Contini Art UK, London, England; “Two Hundred Years in Power,” Galeria Arteconsult, Panama City, Panama (in collaboration with Ascaso Gallery, Miami, FL); “Coming Home,” Ascaso Gallery, Miami, FL; “Omaggio Julio Larraz,” Contini Galleria D’Arte, Venice, Italy; “Julio Larraz,” Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY; “Julio Larraz,” Complesso del Vittoriano, Rome, Italy (in collaboration with Contini Galleria D’Arte); and “Julio Larraz,” The Bellevue, Biarritz, France (in collaboration with Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY).

Recent group exhibitions include “Los Imaginarios Urbanos,” Galeria Enlace—Arte Contemporáneo, Lima, Peru; Ascaso Gallery, Art Wynwood, Miami, FL; “Caribbean: Crossroads of the World,” Perez Art Museum, Miami, FL; “Papertrail,” Latin American Masters, Santa Monica, CA; and “FIA,” Galería de Arte Ascaso, Caracas, Venezuela.

Larraz has been the recipient of many awards from Center for the Arts and Education, New York, NY; FACE, Miami, FL; the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the National Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY; and Instituto de Educación Internacional, New York, NY.

In addition, his work may be found in many public and private collections, including Archer M. Huntington Gallery, University of Texas, Austin, TX; Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL; Museo de Arte Moderno, Bogatá, Colombia; Westmoreland Museum of Art, Greensburg, PA; American Express Bank, Paris, France; First Pennsylvania Bank, Philadelphia, PA; and World Bank, Washington, D.C.

Julio Larraz lives and works in Miami, FL.