Jordi Gonzàlez Llàcer

Jordi González Llàcer belongs to a family of artists. Teresa Llàcer, his mother, is a painter, the same as his sister Elena and his brother Àngel. His other sister, Maite González Llàcer is an engraver and printmaker.

In 1975 he got the Proficiency in English Certificate by The Institute of North American Studies in Barcelona and in 1983 he became a Bachelor of Arts with an Art History major by the Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona (UAB). In 1996 he finished his doctoral thesis and became a PhD with a cum laude award.
Between 1981 and 1992 he worked for publishers specialised in art books, such as Diccionari Ràfols, Àmbit and Electa España. During the years 1989-1990 he taught Art History at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Barcelona (UB), and at the Faculty of Humanities of the Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona between 1993 and 2001.

He has published several books on Modernism and Catalan Art of the XIXth and XXth centuries, as well as numerous articles as the correspondent in Barcelona of the Antiquaria art magazine (Madrid).

Between 1996 and 2008 he organised several exhibitions and published monographic essays about the painters Josep Amat (Blanquerna Bookshop, Madrid 1996; Girona Museum of Art, 1998); Joan Serra (Ausa, Sabadell 2003); Jordi Freixas Cortés (Cajamadrid, Barcelona 2004); Ramon Sanvisens (Sitges City Hall, 2007); and Josep Cusachs (Artistes Catalans, Nova Catalunya 2008); as well as the drawings of Nonell, Xavier Gosé, Opisso, Manolo Hugué, Picasso, Ramon Casas, etc., for the Francisco Gòdia Foundation (Del modernisme a les avantguardes, La Caixa Foundation, Barcelona 2003).

During these last years he has devoted himself to the practice of drawing and painting, which he has also taught at the Sanvisens School of Art of Barcelona.
At the same time, he has lectured on Art History for the Gòdia Foundation, the Cercle Artístic of Sant Lluc in Barcelona, the Catalan network of extramural studies and other institutions of cultural dissemination.

He is also a poet, singer and songwriter with two published records: Mamugrafia (La Banda del Mamu, 2010) and Bilingüe (La Banda del Mamu, 2017).

Since 2018 January he teaches Art History in the Barcelona Academy of Art.

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