Lucía Vallejo began her career as an art historian. The subject of her research, Giorgione, foreshadowed the path of her later artistic trajectory, which follows a deep interest in symbolism and late Renais?sance and Baroque color. Despite having talent for the plastic arts since childhood (her first sculpture was a skull) and being told by a professor at the London School
of Arts that she was an artist and not a historian, Vallejo did not make the change until several years ago, when she had her first solo show in Mallorca, Spain.
...see the entire article in the print version of July/August's Sculpture magazine.
Nebu (detail), 2012. Gold on canvas, 176 x 220 cm.