Fernando Lerin (Barcelona, 1929 - Paris, 2016) is a Spanish painter whose work is included in major museums and collections in Spain, France, Belgium and the United States.
Fernando Lerin (Barcelona, 1929 - Paris, 2016) is a Spanish painter whose artworks are present in museums such as the Centro de Arte Reina Sofia in Madrid, Museum of Modern Art in Paris, Museum of Contemporary Art in Bruges, Museum of Vitoria, as well as in numerous private collections in France, Belgium, United States and Spain.
Lerin received a scholarship from the French Institute of Barcelona and moved to Paris in 1956, where he founded the Yann group. He stays in the French capital until 1970, when he changed his residence to New York. Since 1975, Lerin divides her time between Paris, Madrid and Puerto de la Selva (Girona).
Lerin worked at "Grupo Quince”, and some of his works at COON ART were made there.
“Grupo Quince” was a studio and gallery, key within the scene graph contemporary Spanish that was born in the early 70's, responding to socio-cultural concerns of the moment as well as the emergence of artists experimenting with different printmaking techniques. For 14 years, “Grupo 15” provided a framework for the professional development of more than one hundred artists. Some of the artists who made their works in this studio were the artists of the movements "Dau al Set", "El Paso", Equipo Crónica, and many other internationally renowned that can be found at COON ART.