Pedro Flores

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pedro Flores

Exhibition of the year 1994
He was born in Murcia in February 5, 1987 in the bosom of a humble family, he studied in the Marists and in the Jesuits, but when he was ten years old he began to work as apprentice at a workshop of decorative painting taking part in the decoration of the Theatre Circus Villar and the coffees Moderno and El Sol. In 1908 he began to take classes in the Academy of Fine arts of the Friends’ Royal Economic Company of the Country and after he continued them in the Circle of Fine arts. Soon he gets diverse prizes for his paintings and in 1927 he obtains a great recognition of critique in the collective exhibition that he realizes together with Ramon Gaya and Luis Garay in the Gallery Dalmau of Barcelona. In 1928 he was granted a scholarship to continue his studies in Paris where he lived for five years, returning to Madrid in 1933, but soon he moved to Barcelona to give drawing classes in the Balmes institute. Once finished the civil war he returns to Paris and happens to form part of the called Spanish School of Paris in which were included Pablo Picasso, Ginés Parra, Francisco Bores, Antoni Clavé etc. From his study in Montparnasse he realized most of his work. He returned to Murcia in 1962 to decorate the dome of the Sanctuary of the Fuensanta, returning to Paris on having finished his work, where he died in 1967.