Puerta del Sol

Puerta del Sol
data sheet

year 1971
30 x 22 cm

Urban graphite on paper drawing of a vertical view of Puerta del Sol in Madrid. Cars, people and architecture appear in this descriptive work. The artist reflects some details of the passing of time such as the big billboards on the buildings.

Atmospheric, detailed and with synthetic architecture, this drawing is an exceptional document of Madrid in 1971.

The signature is on the lower left corner and says “Puerta del Sol Madrid. May 1971. A. López Torres”.

Donated by Antonio López Torres in a public deed, 14.10.83.

  • 1973, «Retrospective Exhibition Antonio López Torres», Contemporary Art Museum (MEAC), Madrid.
  • 1994, Exhibition «López Torres tribute», Arteta Gallery, Madrid
  • 1998, «Antonio López Torres», Exhibition Hall of the Municipal Palace, La Coruña
  • 2002, «Antonio López Torres retrospective exhibition».
  • Tour: art centre Centro Cultural de la Villa, Madrid; Victorio Macho Museum, Toledo; art centre Centro Cultural Caja Castilla-La Mancha, Albacete; Museum House Zavala, Cuenca; Antonio López Torres Museum, Tomelloso.