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Jorge Castillo

 (born 1933)
Jorge Castillo is active/lives in Spain.  Jorge Castillo is known for painting.

Jorge Castillo

Born in the Spanish province of Galicia in 1933, Castillo is a painter, graphic artist and sculptor.  A year after his birth, Castillo and his family immigrated to Buenos Aries in Argentina where he spent his childhood and youth.  After entering a competition in 1941, Castillo was admitted to the Ecole des Beaux-Arts , however he remained there for only a short time before starting an apprenticeship in technical drawing in 1948.  It was during this time that Castillo met Surrealist Raquel Forner, who undoubtedly influenced the younger artist, and in 1955, when he returned to Spain, he continued working on Surrealist ink drawings and gouaches.  These were then exhibited in his first exhibition at the Galeria Altamira, Mad  ...  Displaying 750 of 2830 characters.

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About  Jorge Castillo

Born:  1933 - Pontevedra, Spain
Known for:  painting