52 Queen Sofia Prize for Painting and Sculpture

Asociación Española de Pintores y Escultores

of the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors

Visual image of the poster of the 52 Queen Sofía Prize for Painting and Sculpture.

Alejandro Aguilar Soria: visual image of the poster of the 52 Queen Sofía Prize for Painting and Sculpture.

The Jury

The members of the jury
(from left to right and from top to bottom): Alejandro Aguilar Soria, painter,gallery owner, sculptor and multidisciplinary artist; Mª Dolores Barreda Pérez, General Secretary of AEPE; José Gabriel Astudillo López, President of AEPE; Antonio Vargas Cano de Santayana, Senior Policy Analyst of Google; Javier Rubio Nomblot, art critic and curator; Javier Sierra, journalist and writer; Eduardo Naranjo, painter and Academician of the Royal Academy of Arts and Letters of Extremadura; Julio López Hernández, sculptor and Academician of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando; Evaristo Guerra, painter; Tomás Paredes Romero, President of the Spanish Association of Art Critics.

How the jury made the selection of artworks?


Coderch & Malavia Sculptors (Joan Coderch y Javier Malavia), posing with the the General Secretary of AEPE, Mª Dolores Barreda Pérez;
Secretary of State for Culture, Fernando Benzo; Queen Sofía; the President of the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors, José Gabriel Astudillo López;the Director of Policy and Public Affairs of Google in Spain and Portugal, Francisco Ruiz Antón; and the members of the jury.

How was the awards ceremony?

The winner

The winning artwork.


One of the finalists: Carmen La Griega.

One of the finalists: Juan José Lozano Rosado.

One of the finalists: Pedro Quesada.

One of the finalists: Leonor Solano Gracia.

Selected artworks

The boat leaves the port to dock to address the viewer.

A sculpture with too many curves.

Please, stop screaming.

A break.

A picture within another picture.

An endearing summer rural landscape.

From this perspective, it seems that there is no place for sidewalks and roads.

What kind of soup?

With that sword and the dog, I do not think anyone will attack you.

Are you dancing?

Will they be talking about something more than gender violence?

With those sharp edges it looks like a cactus.

Nymphs dancing and crying at the same time?

What kind of music will she be dancing?

If you continue to putting so beautiful plants and they grow, it will become a typical patio of Córdoba.

How will he not remember you?

A lovely summer night.

He almost went flying.

How much food!

Are not they cold?

Accuracy in lines.

A castle? The Game of Thrones?
An eye?

You'll see better if you turn on more lights.

You're ok?

He just woke up?

Inside the mind of a child.

It looks like a puzzle!

Bart's stellar role: refugee.

You still do not have to put the ball number 8!

Abstract sculpture.

A very original facade.

Silence and relaxation to see the work well.

It's amazing how the tears come.

Animal maternity.



Francisco wakes up! You have to eat breakfast!

I do not think that knot will let go.


It's time to relax.

Warm winter...


Fuzzy nature.

Table is ready.

Picassian face.


Birds drinking from the small waterfall.

One of the most important cities in the history of Spain.

Cuttable figures.

Can we see the future in the crystal ball?

Please ... Make the bed before going outside ...

Boats invade Palma de Mallorca.

Daughters of Jupiter and Eurymone: love, fertility and sexuality.


Plans and colors.

Is she waiting for her turn to dance?

Was it a building?

The door.

A lot of ideas.

Armor of Leonidas.


Cutting time.


Desperate petition.

Credits: Story


The Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors would like to thank the collaboration of Google, recently named Honorary Member of the AEPE for the development of this call.

Especially we thank Esperanza Ibanez Antonio Vargas and Francisco Ruiz Antón, for their confidence, support and unwavering faith in our organization; for their friendliness and willingness to the world of art and artists.

The AEPE, likewise, wants to show its appreciation to those responsible for the Exhibition Hall Casa de Vacas, the Retirement Board District and the City of Madrid, for the facilities for exhibition facilities.

Thanks extensive and especially Javier Sierra, for their advice and help and Alejandro Aguilar Soria to design the visual image of the event.

Special mention deserves the General Secretary of the AEPE, Mª Dolores Pérez Barreda, for their effort, enthusiasm and invaluable work to make this event possible.

We would also like to thank the members of the jury and all participating artists, selected finalists and winner.

Design of the poster of the exhibition:
Alejandro Aguilar Soria

Mª Dolores Barreda Pérez

Itziar Zabalza Murillo

Lidia Beltrá García

Asociación Española de Pintores y Escultores
Web: www.apintoresyescultores.es/en
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