Jose Manuel Merello’s paintings are very Mediterranean and Spanish. The influence of the Spanish and Italian artists, who he studied in the most important museums of Madrid and Spain, has been very important in his work. Merello recognizes Picasso, Matisse, Miró and another European painters in his own paintings, but he considers he has a personal style which join in a whole all the different artistic schools. He attaches importance to the technical and the intense draw where made, with doughy and sensual brushstrokes, a shocking and seductive art work.
Jose Manuel Merello. Spanish artist born in Madrid in 1960. He paints and draws since he was a child, with essentially self-taught formation and based on the study of the big world Masters from all times which he contemplated in the Prado Museum of Madrid. Jose Manuel Merello expends his time exclusively with his paintings. He lives near the Spanish Mediterranean Sea since he was 23 years old and he is married and has two children. His works has been shown in different countries in Europe and America; it is part of important art collections around the world. His work success is principally due to his grasp in the colour and the draw. His works are shown in important art galleries in Spain, Germany, France, England, Belgium, and USA …
JOSE MANUEL MERELLO.- CONTEMPORARY ART FAIRS:
MAC2007, SALON DU L´ART CONTEMPORAIN, 07, Paris (FR)
ARTZ, ARTE CONTEMPORÁNEO, 07, Zaragoza (ES)
ROSMALEN ART FAIR ´02, Rosmalen (NL)
UTRECHT ART FAIR '01, Utrecht (NL)
HOLLAND ART FAIR '00, '03 The Hague (NL)
EUROP'ART 2000, Gèneve (CH)
ST'ART 99, Strasbourg (F)
SALON DE L'ART CONTEMPORAIN '99, Luxembourg (LUX)
MAC 21 '98, Marbella (E)
ARTE SANTANDER '97 (E)
LINEART '03, '02, '01, '00, '99, '98, '95 y '88, Gante (B)
INTERARTE '95, Valencia (E)
ART LONDON '89 (GB)
Merello has participated in many modern and contemporary art fairs in Spain, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Holland, England...
He lives and works in the Mediterranean Spain, near the sea.