Manolo Millares

Manolo Millares (b. 1926, Las Palmas, Canary Islands; d. 1972, Madrid, Spain) was included in the Venice Biennale in 1957 and acquired by Museum of Modern Art, New York the same year; he participated in "European Art Today: 35 Painters and Sculptors" at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (1959); as well as in "Before Picasso: After Miró" at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (1960). His paintings are included in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Tate Gallery, London; The Museum of Modern Art, Buenos Aires; the Galleria Nazionale, Rome, among others. He also had major retrospectives at Musée d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris (1971), Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid (1992), and the Sen-oku Hakuko Kan Museum, Tokyo (2003), among many other prestigious institutions.