Juan Gabarron's Top Artists & Music for When in Spain.

We asked the CEO of The Gabarron Foundation, Juan Gabarron for his top artists and the tracks for when in Spain.

(Image Courtesy of Juan Gabarron)


This is part of our ‘Rapid Fire’ Series from our interview with Juan Gabarron. Read the full interview here.


Interview by Paradigm Haus


Juan Gabarron's Top 5 Contemporary Artists

David Hockney


Michelle and John Spike, inkjet printed computer drawing on paper, 49 X 33.5 inch, 2009, David Hockney


(Artwork courtesy of David Hockney, via hockney.com)


Juan Gabarron: Beyond his age. He mastered many different media, like his impressive digital artworks.


Christo and Jean-Claude


L'Arc de Triomphe, Site Specific Wrap, Paris 1961-2001, Christo and Jean-Claude


(Image courtesy of Wolfgang Volz, via christojeanneclaude.net)


JG: A unique couple creating a new concept of public art, with monumental installations, wrapping buildings, lakes installation, or land art in the mountains. On September 18th, wrapping the Arch of Triumph in Paris!


Louise Bourgeois

Spiders, bronze and granite, 2003, Louise Bourgeois


(Image Courtesy of SFMOMA.org)


JG: Painter, sculptor, and printmaker. She was among the very few female artists with late-career success and recognition. she obsessively relived through her art the traumas of her childhood.


Picasso


Bust of a Woman, oil on canvas, 810 x 650 mm, 1955, Pablo Picasso


(Artwork Courtesy of tate.org.uk)


JG: A controversial artist who explored new art expressions and transformed modern art history.


Cristóbal Gabarrón

The China Art Museum of Shanghai presents the exhibition The Mysteries of Columbus, 2015, by Cristóbal Gabarron.


(Image Courtesy of Juan Gabarron)


JG: Beyond his colorful artworks, he has a unique way of understanding the impact of public art and culture in our society. He is, among the very few artists, to create a foundation for the arts at his young age to contribute in their arts.



 

Juan Gabarron's 'When in Spain' Playlist.


The Beatles "Here Comes The Sun"


(Here Comes The Sun, The Beatles, Abbey Road (Remastered), 1969)

Enrique Iglesias "Bailando"


(Bailando, Enrique Iglesias, SEX AND LOVE (Deluxe Edition), 2014)

Icona Pop "I Love It"


(I Love It (feat. Charli XCX), Icona Pop, THIS IS... ICONA POP, 2013)

Carlos Baute and Marta Sánchez "Colgando en tus manos"


(Colgando en tus manos (con Marta Sánchez), Carlos Baute, De mi puño y letra - Edicion Coleccionista, 2016)

Billie The Vision & The Dancers "Summercat"


(Summercat, Billie The Vision & The Dancers, I Was so Unpopular in School and Now They're Giving Me This Beautyful Bicycle, 2004)

Listen to Juan's playlist now on Spotify: Juan Gabarron's When in Spain Playlist

 

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For more from Juan Gabarron read the full interview: Juan Gabarron and Art-Tech Intersections in Asia.