Víctor Mira Biography

Victor Mira was born in Zaragoza in 1949. His career has been marked by a self-taught, developing the bulk of his work between painting, drawing and sculpture. His taste for art from a young age caused that channeled his career, because with only eighteen Look could make his first exhibition of sculpture in his hometown, Zaragoza, coinciding also with the latter shows was the first to be held outdoors. During the seventies, the young Victor peninsula traveled different places like Madrid, Barcelona and Pamplona and then turn to know countries like Germany or the United States invited by the Meadows Museum in Dallas. His passion for art came from the hand of a taste for literature and in 1975 published a book on the two films, and in 1978 kebrada Aragon Aesthetics. In addition to publications began working on his book Earth in 1979, and early eighties prepares his book of engravings hundred images of Africa, which was published years later, in 1996 specifically. In 1985 Extreme Pressure magazine invites you to participate in an edit object can publish his book of poems and Mother Zaragoza. It is seen in his career frenetic activity, exposures occur in different parts of the peninsula, including European and American publications and his works are constantly diversify, posters, posters, poems, paintings, sculptures and graphic works. In the nineties highlight the publication of three of his books of prints, images for love, and Bachkantaten Stylites, artistic series that began in 1985. The nineties were equally successful, publications succeeded in both books and posters in international journals, as with A mere crises is not enough in 1993 or MOST Clever The two sons of Salvador Dali in 1998. In this decade include the invitation of artist Antonio Saura Mira to participate in the exhibition commemorating the 250th anniversary of the birth of Goya in Zaragoza in 1996. Conclude this decade with his first photographic exhibition in New York. With the new century, Mira continues to work on his line, covering different techniques, holding exhibitions, publishing his work in any format and reap success lead him to be awarded in 2003 for Best Spanish artist living in ARCO.

His unquestionable contribution to the world of art and culture was also recognized as the artist, who lived between Barcelona and the Bavarian town of Breitbrunn, tragically died after jumping into the train. On Tuesday November 18, 2003, after registering a fire in the kitchen of his apartment, caused by a short circuit, the artist decided to commit suicide on stage, described by many as his professional stage sweeter. According to his gallerist Miguel Marcos said the artist was in a good creative phase and was about to prepare the next edition of ARCO. He also noted that "as in his workshop lived like a monk, for art." Material losses were large, among them was the disappearance of part of his work by gallery owner in Munich "burned much of his work." The news of his death shocked the art world and especially to his homeland.