The J.Llorens Artigas Foundation has been created in 1989 to the memory of the famous potter Josep Llorens Artigas by Joan Gardy Artigas his sculptor son, to defend the memory of his work and to encorage artistic vocations, educacion, culture and art.
Josep Llorens Artigas et Joan Gardy Artigas have been collaborating with Joan Miró in all his ceramic works and some of his bronze scuptures. they have been living in Paris; Artigas from the 20´s, being friend with Braque, Picasso and Buñuel. Gardy Artigas from the 60´s to the 90´s, he have been working with Chagall, Braque and Giacometti, he had exibitions in the Maeght galleries of Paris, Zurich and Barcelona. He also realised public big size sculptures in the USA, in France, Spain, Suitzerland, etc.
The Artigas Fondation, have been design, by the famous american arquitect Bruce Graham, from S.O.M. Chicago, to allow all kind of artistic works, céramics, sculpture, painting, etching, etc.
The spaces can afford several professional selected artists from diferent countries.The Foundation organises exibitions, concerts, conférences and meetings between art critics, profesors et personalities of art and culture, creating a climate of creativity and open midedness.