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100 years of Gallegan art. Centro Sociocultural Fundación Novacaixagalicia, La Coruña

2014-07-centro_sociocultural_a_coruna100 years of Gallegan art, Centro Sociocultural Fundación Novacaixagalicia,  La Coruña, 19 June – 31 August.
Some 40 or so works covering the 19th century through to the end of the 20th century all available for sale.  Major paintings from the early 19th century, some never before shown in public, include works by Fernando Álvarez de Sotomayor, such as his Young Serving Girl dressed in regional costume. Later Gallegan artists shown are Díaz Pardo, Colmeiro, Frau, Laxeiro, Maside, Arturo Souto, Manuel Pesqueira and include two paintings by the Coruñan artist Urbano Lugrís, one a landscape the other a genre painting. Early 20th-century art is represented by four canvases by Luis Seoane, showing his interpretation of cubist line and colour. Further 20th-century art includes sculptures in bronze, marble and wood by amongst other Xoán Piñeiro, Galicia’s leading sculptor of the 20th century.