Biography of Daniel Argimon (1929-1996)

Spanish painter born in Sarrià (Barcelona) in 1929 and died in Barcelona, Spain in 1996. He/She studied painting at the Faculty of fine arts of the University of Barcelona, faculty where you obtained the Bachelor's degree. In 1965 he/she went to Paris and in 1968, thanks to a grant from the International Institute of Education, lived in New York. Back to his hometown, he/she began working as a professor at the school of Arts and crafts in Barcelona.

Started in a classical painting, since 1962 leaned by aesthetics and vocabulary pertaining to current Pop-Art, aesthetics which, from 1978, was accumulating objects belonging to the consumer society, which are incorporated in their works as part of the same. In its evolution, since the 1980s, he/she practiced collage, with objects of varied origin, primarily papers and fabrics.


AREAN, C. A. The Barcelona School of painting. Publications, Madrid Spain, 1961.

Argimon in his fourth giro", in catalogue of exhibition gallery Joan Mas. Barcelona, 1965.

BARRY, S.A. "Argimon i la realidad", in catalogue of exhibition art gallery, Aquitaine. Barcelona, 1971.

CELA, C.J. "Opercula latrinae", in catalogue of exhibition gallery Nova Barcelona. 1973.

CIRLOT, L. Daniel Argimon. Barcelona, 1988.

The current work of Daniel Argimon", in catalogue exhibition Fontana d'Or. Girona, 1983.

CORREDOR MATHEOS, j. "Argimon: fire proof", in catalogue exhibition in Joan de Serrallonga. Barcelona, 1978.

RACIONERO, l. "Daniel Argimon", in catalogue of exhibition gallery Adria. Barcelona, 1971.

AGUILERA, C. RODRIGUEZ The painting of Daniel Argimon. Barcelona, 1963.

SANTOS TORROELLA, r. "D. Argimon", in catalogue of exhibition gallery Grifé and Escosa. Barcelona, 1962.

VALLÈS ROVIRA, J. Argimon. Madrid, 1976.