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Andrés Monreal

Commentary by Gary Hardy



 
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On Monday of this week, José and I went to visit the flamboyant maestro, Andrés Monreal, at his home and studio which is a primeval finca that is buried in the woods and the countryside of San Mateo.

Andrés Monreal is an extraordinary artist and a man who on the initial meeting gives a glare and a stare that goes all the way through you like a gilt-edged sabre cutting butter.

José did most of the talking whilst I made myself busy by taking some pictures of this character, his environment and the soundings that he lives and works in to create his bizarre paintings that are always in demand.

Andrés Monreal
Andrés Monreal at the place where he paints
Part of the colourful studio of Andrés Monreal
Another part of the colourful studio of Andrés Monreal
Andrés Monreal in his finca debating an interview with José P Ribas
Andrés Monreal at home pondering with José P Ribas
Andrés Monreal
Andrés Monreal & José P Ribas

All Pictures © Gary Hardy (Monday 23rd September 2002)

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Gary Hardy

garyhardy@liveibiza.com