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b. 1943, Spain

Joaquim Chancho Biography

Born 1943 in Riudoms, Tarragona, ES

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Painter who creates dialogue between lineal gesture and the writing of signs and lettering. Action and rhythm emerge from the simplicity of vertical and horizontal lines in search of the parallel path that the painting traces on the canvas. His pictograms are like large networks in which the viewer is aware of a certain unsettling order requiring their gaze so that the fundamental order of things may be distinguished. He has won numerous prestigious drawing and painting awards, including the 1987 Tarragona Biennial painting prize.

His works have been shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions and his works are to be found in several public collections like Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam CaixaForum Barcelona, Barcelona Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA), Barcelona Centro de Arte Caja Burgos (CAB), Burgos Patio Herreriano - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Español, Valladolid.

Joaquim Chancho lives and works in Barcelona.

Text courtesy Bernhard Knaus Fine Art.

Joaquim Chancho Featured Artworks

Painting 375 by Joaquim Chancho contemporary artwork
Joaquim ChanchoPainting 375, 2002Oil on canvas
50 x 50 cm
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Painting 179 by Joaquim Chancho contemporary artwork
Joaquim ChanchoPainting 179, 2001Oil on canvas
50 x 50 cm
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Painting 328 by Joaquim Chancho contemporary artwork
Joaquim ChanchoPainting 328, 2002Oil on canvas
175 x 175 cm
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Painting 154E by Joaquim Chancho contemporary artwork
Joaquim ChanchoPainting 154E, 2000Oil on canvas
90 x 90 cm
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