Havana, b.1944

Julio Larraz

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Julio Rarraz 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, 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,...

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Biography

Julio Rarraz 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, 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, Venice, Italy); and “Julio Larraz,” The Bellevue, Biarritz, France (in collaboration with Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY).

Recent group exhibitions include Art of the World Gallery, Houston, TX at ZONAMACO, Mexico City, Mexico; “Belief in Giants” Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; Ascaso Gallery at Art Wynwood, Miami, FL, Art New York, New York, NY, and Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary Art Fair, Palm Beach, FL; “Caribbean: Crossroads of the World,” Perez Art Museum, Miami, FL; Contini Galleria D’Arte, Venice, Italy, at Artefiera, Bologna, Italy, and Miart, Milan, Italy; and “Papertrail,” Latin American Masters, Santa Monica, CA.

Larraz has been the recipient of many awards from the 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; Pérez Art Museum Miami, Miami, FL; Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL; Museo de Arte Moderno, Bogotá, 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.

Artworks

24

Casabianca Maritime Power, 2018

RELATED CATEGORIES

Caribbean Art / Cuba / Everyday life / Indigenous Culture / Landscape / Oil Painting / Painting / Realism / Realistic Description / Socio-political Issue / Still Life

CURRICULUM VITAE

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2018

    Julio Larraz, Miles McEnery Gallery, New York

  • 2017

    New Beginnings, John H. Surovek Gallery, Palm Beach, FL

  • Julio Larraz: Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Art - DeLand, DeLand, FL

Group Exhibitions

  • 2018

    Art of the World Gallery, ZONAMACO, Mexico City

  • Ascaso Gallery, Art Wynwood, Miami, FL

  • Ascaso Gallery, Art New York, New York, NY

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Solo Exhibitions

  • 2018

    Julio Larraz, Miles McEnery Gallery, New York

  • 2017

    New Beginnings, John H. Surovek Gallery, Palm Beach, FL

  • Julio Larraz: Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Art - DeLand, DeLand, FL

  • 2016

    Made in USA, Ascaso Gallery, Miami, FL

  • Omaggio Julio Larraz, Contini Galleria D’arte, Venice

  • 2015

    Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, New York, NY

  • 2014

    Julio Larraz, Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, FL

  • Rules of Engagement, Contini Art UK, London

  • Del mare, dell’aria e di alter storie, Fondazione Puglisi Cocentino, Catania, Italy (in collaboration with Contini Galleria D’Arte)

  • Two Hundred Years in Power, Galeria Arteconsult, Panama City, Panama (in collaboration with Ascaso Gallery, Miami, FL)

  • 2013

    Coming Home, Ascaso Gallery, Miami, FL

  • Julio Larraz, Galería Duque Arango and Art of the World, Medellin, Colombia

  • Omaggio Julio Larraz, Contini Galleria D’Arte, Venice

  • Julio Larraz, Marlborough Gallery Monaco, Monte Carlo, Monaco

  • Julio Larraz, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2012

    Julio Larraz, Complesso del Vittoriano, Rome (in collaboration with Contini Galleria D’Arte)

  • 2010

    Julio Larraz, Contini Galleria D’Arte, Venice

  • Julio Larraz, Marlborough Gallery, Madrid

  • 2009

    Julio Larraz, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2008

    Julio Larraz, Contini Galleria D’Arte, Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy

  • Julio Larraz, The Bellevue, Biarritz, France (in collaboration with Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY)

  • 2007

    Monumental Sculpture Show, Piesanta, Italy

  • 2006

    Julio Larraz, Contini Galleria D’Arte, Venice

  • Julio Larraz: New Work, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY

  • Julio Larraz - Giochi di potere, Piazza del Duomo, Chiesa e Chiostro di Sant’Agostino, Pietrasanta, Italy

  • 2005

    Julio Larraz - treinta años de trabajo, Centro Cultural Metropolitano, Quito, Ecuador; traveled to Museo de Arte de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica

  • Altri Sol, Other Suns, Tuscan Sun Festival, Cortona, Italy

  • Julio Larraz, Contini Galleria D’Arte, Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy

  • 2004

    Julio Larraz: Recent Paintings, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY

  • Treinta años de trabajo, Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá, Bogotá, Colombia; traveled to Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, Mexico; Museo de Arte de Zapopan, Guadalajara, Mexico; Museo de Arte Costarricense, San Jose, Costa Rica

  • 2003

    L’ultimo sguardo dopo la Terra, Galleria Forni D’Arte, Bologna, Italy

  • 2002

    Oeuvres récentes: peintures et sculptures, Marlborough Gallery Monaco, Monte Carlo, Monaco

  • Julio Larraz, Galerie Patrice Trigano, Paris

  • El sueño es vida, Galleria Tega, Milan

  • 2001

    Julio Larraz, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice

  • 2000

    New Works, Marlborough Gallery Florida, Boca Raton, FL; traveled to A.M.S. Marlborough, Santiago, Chile

  • Julio Larraz, Galleria Tega, FIAC, Paris

Group Exhibitions

  • 2018

    Art of the World Gallery, ZONAMACO, Mexico City

  • Ascaso Gallery, Art Wynwood, Miami, FL

  • Ascaso Gallery, Art New York, New York, NY

  • Belief in Giants, Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY

  • Ascaso Gallery, Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary Art Fair, Palm Beach, FL

  • 2017

    Contini Galleria D’Arte, Artefiera, Bologna, Italy

  • Contini Galleria D’Arte, miart, Milan

  • 2015

    Ascaso Gallery, Art Southampton, Southampton, NY

  • Los Imaginarios Urbanos, Galeria Enlace—Arte Contemporáneo, Lima, Peru

  • Ascaso Gallery, Art Wynwood, Miami, FL

  • 2014

    Ascaso Gallery, Art Miami, Miami, FL

  • Caribbean: Crossroads of the World, Perez Art Museum, Miami, FL

  • Papertrail, Latin American Masters, Santa Monica, CA

  • 2013

    Ascaso Gallery, Art Miami, Miami, FL

  • FIA, Galería de Arte Ascaso, Caracas, Venezuela

  • Ascaso Gallery, Art Southampton, Southampton, NY

  • Marlborough Gallery, The Armory Show, New York, NY

  • 2012

    Exposition de groupe, Marlborough Gallery Monaco, Monte Carlo, Monaco

  • 2011

    Omaggio agli artisti, Contini Galleria D’Arte, Venice

  • 2010

    The Miami Sculpture Biennale, Miami, FL

  • Marlborough Gallery, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, FL

  • 2009

    Contini Galleria D’Arte, Art Miami, Miami, FL

  • Marlborough Gallery, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, FL

  • Works on Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2008

    Latin American Art, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2007

    Painting and Sculpture, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY

  • Wit & Whimsy, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY

  • Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY

  • Sobre el Humor, Galería Marlborough, Madrid

  • Represenation 2007 New York & San Francisco, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA

  • Latin Masters, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY

  • 2006

    Summer Group Show, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2005

    Landscape, Cityscape, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY

  • Works on Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2004

    Sculptures Monumentales à Saint-Tropez, La Citadelle, Saint Tropez, France

  • Galleria Tega, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland

  • 2003

    Parcours Figuratif, Galerie Patrice Trigano, Paris

  • Paraiso Perdido: Aspectos del Paisaje en el Arte Latinoamericano, Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, FL

  • Modelvrouwen, The Hague Sculpture-Kloosterkerk, The Hague, Netherlands

  • La Fête, Le Bellevue, Biarritz, France; traveled to Museo Valenciano de la Ilustración y la Modernidad, Valencia, Spain

  • Marlborough Gallery, Art Miami, Miami, FL

  • 2002

    Marlborough Gallery, Arte Fiera, Bologna, Italy

  • Galleria Tega, Arte Fiera, Bologna, Italy

  • Galerie Patrice Trigano, FIAC, Paris

  • Latin American Artists, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY

  • Galleria Tega, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland

  • Arte de America Latina, Galeria Lucia de la Puente, Lima, Peru

  • 2001

    Galleria Tega, FIAC, Paris

  • Galerie Patrice Trigano, FIAC, Paris

  • Galleria Tega, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland

  • Galleria Tega, Arte Fiera, Bologna, Italy

  • Marlborough Gallery, Arte Fiera, Bologna, Italy

  • 2000

    Galleria Tega, Arte Fiera, Bologna, Italy

  • Marlborough Gallery, Art Miami, Miami, FL

  • Galleria Tega, MiArt, Milan

  • Galleria Tega, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland

  • Biennale di Arte Sacra, Museo di Castello Ursino, Catania, Italy

  • Sobre el humor, Galería Marlborough, Madrid

Grants & Awards

  • 2011

    Gold Medal Award 2011, Casita Maria, Center for the Arts and Education, New York, NY

Collections

  • Public Collections

  • Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas, Austin, TX

  • Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL

  • Cintas Foundation, New York, NY

  • Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

  • Miami-Dade Public Library, Miami, FL

  • Museo de Arte Moderno, Bogotá, Colombia

  • Museo de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico

  • Neuberger Museum, State University of New York, Purchase, NY

  • PAMM, Miami, FL

  • University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

  • Vassar College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY

  • Westmoreland Museum of Art, Greensburg, PA

  • Corporated Collections

  • American Express Bank, Paris, France

  • Bacardi Corporation, Miami, FL

  • Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, NY

  • Dunn & Bradstreet, New York, NY

  • First Pennsylvania Bank, Philadelphia, PA

  • Guest Quarters, Florida and Texas

  • Mitsui & Company (USA) Inc., New York, NY

  • Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA

  • World Bank, Washington, D.C.

  • W.R. Grace & Company, New York, NY