Pic Adrian

1910-2008

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Moinesti (Romania), 1910 – Barcelona, 2008

Pic Adrian was born in Moinesti (Romania) on September 3, 1910 but his family moved, in 1915, to Bucharest where he studied law. Threatened first by Nazism and then by communism, he settled in Israel in 1951, after a period in Paris, where he met Alice Rubinstein, his future wife. In 1953 he returned to France where he met relevant personalities of the artistic and cultural world of the moment: Brancusi, Marc Chagall, Fernand Léger or Jean Arp.

His first solo exhibition was held at the Syra Gallery in Barcelona in 1962. At this time Pic also founded the Tendencias Esencialistas group and exhibited in Barcelona in 1967 and in Madrid in 1969. Throughout the 60s, 70 and 80 publishes several books on art theory and exhibits internationally in France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland and Norway.

His work is part of numerous private and public collections.