• Adolf Genovart

    Galeria Ciento

    Adolf Genovart is one of the more independent of the young generation of Spanish painters, and seems to have avoided the burns that can easily hurt the young artist who touches the flames of the "latest thing.” He puts a protective distance between himself and the heat of fashion. Yet Genovart’s exhibitions since his first one-man show, in 1980, display both consistency and contemporaneity.

    Genovart’s first studies were in philosophy, and only later did he move to the plastic arts. The Surrealist poets, Samuel Beckett, and especially TS. Eliot assisted in the switch to painting; Eliot woke

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