In Priego de Córdoba — Covers by Adolfo Lozano Sidro

27 FEB 2018 — 26 FEB 2019


In Casa Museo in Priego de Córdoba, which collaborates with Museo ABC, it is presented the exhibition Covers by Adolfo Lozano Sidro. You will be able to visit it throughout de year of 2018 until the end of February 2019.

This exhibition shows a tour through the peculiar line and the preciosity style of the artist by 13 original illustrations that were used as covers for Blanco y Negro magazine. These works can be seen in the Casa Museo of Adolfo Lozano Sidro, located in Carrera de las Monjas, 16. It is the old house of the family Calvo Lozano, whose walls seen the growth of the artist.

Lozano Sidro gathers all his wealth on his covers. This selection shows the different themes and styles that he has cultivated through his entire career: his beloved Andalusian fields, the capital society of the “big world”, the female portrait and his taste for the exotic.

His first cover in Blanco y Negro magazine dated on April 5th 1902. Inmaculada Corcho, the director of the Museo ABC, claimed that many artists, who worked in its pages, were looking for the great recognition of publishing their works on the front page, occupying the most visible and noble space of the publication. Adolfo Lozano Sidro reached this honour very early. After that, he published almost 50 covers in the fabulous magazine and about ten in ABC newspaper.  She also said that the personality of Blanco y Negro magazine was marked for ever by his beautiful drawings, masterpieces that represent an epoch, people, ideas and thoughts in a period of time where covers were, beyond the rest of pages, art and talent.