PERE CREIXAMS I PICO
PERE CREIXAMS I PICO Barcelona, 1893 – 1965 Born in a humble house he worked in several trades including carpenter and typographer. In 1918 he went to Paris but, three years passed until he began to devote himself to painting. In 1921, he joined the artistic environment of Montmartre, where he had his workshop and in this way began to exhibit in several salons in Paris. Between 1927 and 1936 he lived between Tossa de Mar and Barcelona, holding several exhibitions in the Sala Parés and others in the Sala Busquets and in the Syra Art Galleries. In the 1930s He made Tossa de Mar known among foreign painters together with the painter and critic Rafael Benet who wrote the article Tossa, babel of the Arts in October 1934. Between 1936 and 1953 he went into exile in Paris but this did not prevent him from exhibiting regularly in Barcelona. In 1945 he was one of the organizers in the capital of France of the Catalan Art Salon. The same year, he participated in the exhibition organized by Solidaridad Catalana at the Altarriba gallery in Paris for the benefit of Catalan deportees and prisoners returning from Germany. Exhibition echoed by Para Cataluña, a magazine published in Nice in which Pedro Créixams collaborated as an illustrator. In 1961 he was awarded the medal of the city of Paris.
Exhibitions Salon des Indépendants (1922). Salon d'Automne (1925). The Tuileries. Barcelona, Sala Parés. Exhibition from November 21 to December 4, 1931. Barcelona (1932), last exhibition of The Evolutionists. Barcelona, Sala Parés. Exhibition from 8 to 21 April 1933. Barcelona, Art Galleries Syra. Exhibition from 17 to 30 November 1934. Barcelona, Sala Parés. Exhibition with Hugué from May 5 to 18, 1934. Barcelona, Sala Busquets. Exhibition from October 19 to November 1, 1935. Barcelona, Art Galleries Syra. Exhibition from 16 to 29 May 1936.