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sculptor

Miguel Berrocal, Spanish sculptor. Nominated Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres Minister of Culture, France, 1969; recipient Victorio Macho medal of honor The Association de Escultores y Artistas Espanoles, 1985, Gold medal de Oro de Andalucia, 1993, many others; Berrocal Museum being constructed in his honor, Spain. Goodwill Ambassador United Nations Educational, Paris, 1988.

Background

Berrocal, Miguel was born on September 28, 1933 in Villanueva De Algaidas, Spain. Son of Enrique Ortiz and Enriquetta Adrover Berrocal.

Education

Degree in Exact Science, Academy Fine Art San Francisco, 1952. Studied with, Angel Ferrant, 1952.

Career

Instructor Hamburg School Fine Arts, 1964-1967. Scientific council International Institute Opera and Poetry, 2000.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Principal works include sculptures Museum Modern Art, New York, Place Picasso, Marne LaVallée, France, Olympic Sculpture Park, Seoul, Republic of Korea, Exposition '92, Sevilla, Spain, Madrid Capital Cultural, Parque Juan Carlos I, Madrid, Olympic Museum Lausanne, City of Oviedo, Spain. Represented in book: Petite Rapsodie de la Main, 1969. Exhibited in show Palacio de Valázquez, Madrid, 1984-1985, Palau Meca Barcelona, 1984-1985, Le Botanique, Brussels, 1984-1985, Museum Contemporary Art, Verona, 1995, Lake of Garda, Bardolino, Spain, 1996, Museum city of Torino, Italy, 1997, Civic Museum Archaeology, Bologna, Italy, 1997.

      One-man shows include Galleria La Medusa, Rome, 1957-1959, Galleria Apollinaire, Milan, Italy, 1960-1961, Ulmer Museum, 1970, Galerie Levy, Hamburg, Germany, 1972, Athens (Greece) Gallery, 1975, Galleria Schubert, Milano, 1979, Galleria Editalia, Rome, 1982, Kramer Museum Kempen, 1988, Reflex Modern Art Gallery, Amsterdam, 1991, Museum d'arte Moderna, Verona, 1995, Palazzo Forti, Verona, 1995, Galeri Schmitt-Zulauf, Freinsheim, 1998, Mareterra Gallery, Eecklo, Belgium, 1999, others. Group shows include Philadelphia Museum Art, 1971, Museum City of Torino, Italy, 1997, numerous others. Designer sets and costumes (opera) Carmen, Verona, 1988-1989.

Membership

Goodwill Ambassador United Nations Educational, Paris, 1988.

Connections

Married Maria Cristina de Braganza, 1976. Children: Carlos, Beltran.

father:
Enrique Ortiz

mother:
Enriquetta Adrover Berrocal

spouse:
Maria Cristina de Braganza

children:
Carlos Berrocal

Beltran Berrocal