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Julio Gonzalez / Julio González

June 20, 2013

Julio González was a Catalan sculptor and painter who developed the expressive use of iron as a medium for modern sculpture. In 1899 the family moved to Paris, where Julio González first met Picasso and other artists and decided to become a painter himself. During the time, González gradually abandoned painting, earning a living as an artist blacksmith and focused on metal sculptures.

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