The Center of Art Pepe Espaliú placed in a house - court of the 18th century recently restored, possesses a permanent exhibition of almost 40 works of the creative native of Cordoba who allows us an approximation the artist and his personal path. The works are representative of all his path (from 1975 to 1993). This way it happens from the inaugural exhibition, where there could be contemplated unpublished works of Espaliú's Barcelonian stage, composed by photography and performance, as well as a nourished group of paintings of between 1985 1989. Likewise, one was offering an interesting selection of sculptures and emblematic drawings of the decade of 1990. And this way it has returned to propose in May 2014, when one presented a new sample of the permanent collection checked and extended with new incorporations. The sample has been comisariada for Jose Maria Baez.l.
Pepe Espaliú is one of the personalities most distinguished from the second generation of Spanish artists of the eighties. It was born in Cordova in the year 1955 and died in the same city in 1993 because of the AIDS, disease that marked to a great extent the last section of his work. Very versatile man carried out creations of sculpture, painting, poetry and public actions.
From his inauguration, in autumn of 2010, the Center of Art Pepe Espaliú has supported a double route of action: on the one hand, the conservation of his(her,your) permanent collection and, for other one, the accomplishment of temporary exhibitions that give force and plurality to the knowledge that we have the work of the artist native of Cordoba.