Artwork by Joaquín Capa, Mesa gris (1993)
about Joaquín Capa
studied Philosophy, Architecture and Sociology of Art. The artist Joaquín Capa is a creator of atmospheres, where he introduces informal elements that give movement to his works. From 1972 to 1976 Joaquín Capa resides in Paris, where he manages to attend the famous Atelier 17. There he learns first-hand the new methods of engraving and stamping, especially the new techniques of the use of color in engraving.
Two have been the main artistic guidelines of Capa: the investigative effort and the creative continuity. From the beginning he set the goal of creating a universe dominated by color. Based on a solid and broad cultural base, he has managed to follow a creative path contrary to the fashions and influences of the market. His work can be found in numerous museums and collections, among which are: Cuenca Museum of Abstract Art, Reina Sofía Art Center in Madrid, Santander Municipal Museum of Fine Arts, New York MOMA, Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Gulbenkiam Foundation, in Lisbon.