The Barón de Benifayó museum in San Pedro del Pinatar collects 27 works by the famous Murcian painter in which his artistic evolution is reflected, from the collages of his beginnings to enamels and murals of his last stage.
The mayor of San Pedro del Pinatar, Visitación Martínez, the Councilor for Culture, MÂª Carmen Guirao;
Pedro Ayala, one of the coordinators of the exhibition and the president of the Association Friends of Museums, Marcos David Gracia, inaugurated on Friday, February 7, the exhibition 'Párraga, creative spirit', which can be seen in the Barón Museum from Benifayó until next February 29.
The exhibition, commissioned by the gallery owner Darío Vigueras, consists of 27 works by different collectors, which cover the different creative stages of the prolific Murcian painter.
Thus, the exhibition shows collage and pyrography from the 60s and 70s, to watercolors, murals and other pictorial techniques explored by the artist in his last stage, where iconic figures can be recognized as his recurrent pigeons and works focused on folklore and the Murcian tradition, such as Holy Week, the Burial of La Sardina or the Bando de la Huerta.
José María Párraga (1937-1997) is one of the most recognized and important Murcian artists of the twentieth century, participated in numerous individual and collective exhibitions, for years he also participated as an illustrator in different publications, created the AUNAR artistic group and made great mural creations , which emerged from different parts of the Region.
Source: Ayuntamiento de San Pedro del Pinatar