Independent, intelligent woman. TRANSGRESSOR with the absurd social norms: - crossing the Puerta del Sol accompanied by Dalí and Lorca under insults to go without the hatsforced for the señoritos. - entering prohibited places the women. - circulating in bicycle for devout indignation. PROVOKER - in her life, as woman advanced to her time. - in her work with which shelaid a new way in the world of the painting.
1902 – Year of birth. MADRID 1928 -Exhibition promoted by Ortega y Gasset 1930 -She drew with Dalí the illustrations for several articles.1932 -She made exhibitions in PARIS with great sucess. 1934 -She was head of departament in artistics schools. 1936 -The Salón ‘Friends of the New Arts’ was founded: 1ª exhibition: Picasso. 2ªexhibition: Maruxa Mallo.
Buenos Aires 1937 –Her successes in Paris open to her the door in the high Buenosairean society. Relations with the Galician republicans as Seoane, Dieste,... Her exhibitionsfollow one another in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, New York,...
MADRID 1961 – It is not the city in which she had lived. Now is governed by that they expelled her. Her friends were buried or exiled.After moments of loneliness she is integrated again in the artistic atmosphere where she is never unnoticed 1974 – She begin to expose her pictures again. The recognition of the institutions arrivesat the end of her life: 1982- Gold Metal of Ministerio de Cultura 1990 –Medad to the Merit in Beautiful Arts 1990 – Prize of Plastic Arts. 1991 – Gold Metal of Xunta de Galicia
• 1ºSTAGE: the popular subjects, center her attention. She used to go to popular parties called “verbenas” and to popular streets that she will take to her painting with great originallity. • 2º STAGE: sheuses elements of the nature: fruits, minerals, bones, sweepings... Her universe includes ruins of the life that she paints with gentleness and originality. • 3º STAGE: the american nature is put...