- Also known as
primary name: Sempere, Eusebio
- individual; painter/draughtsman; sculptor/medallist; Spanish; Male
- Life dates
- Painter, printmaker, and sculptor; born in Onil, Alicante; studied at the Academia de Bellas Artes de San Carlos in Valencia in the 1940s, completing his studies in Paris where he met Chillida and Palazuelo in 1949; lived with Abel Martín in Paris, from whom he learned to make prints; influenced by the work of Mondrian; interested in geometric abstract constructions, later moving into work that was influenced by constructivism and op-art; won Ford Scholarship to study in the US, where he studied how computer graphics could be applied to the fine arts in 1964; he made his first album of prints called ‘Las Cuatro estaciones (The four Seasons) in 1965; won the Gold Prize for his work in the Fine Arts from the Ministry of Culture of Spain in 1980; won Príncipe de Asturias de las Artes Prize in 1983; His work is several museum collections in Spain, the Museo de Río de Janeiro, Brazil, the Fogg Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), NY, the Brooklyn Museum, NY, the Museum of Modern Art, Atlanta, the Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, the Museum of Hamburg, Germany, the Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas, Venezuela, Tel-Aviv Museum of Art, Israel, Winterthur Museum, Switezerland, The National Museum of Western Art, Japan ; he died in Madrid a la Cava, near Onil, Alicante.
- Eusebio Sempere: una antología 1953-1981. Valencia: Genralitat Valenciana, 1998.