Benet Rosell, Spanish artist, Died at 78


Benet Rossell i Sanuy was born on October 23, 1937, and died on August 22, 2016.

He was known professionally as Benet Rosell.

He was a Spanish artist.

He did drawing, engraving, performance, sculpture, film, music, theatre, and poetry were interwoven through Rossell’s work, creating an extremely personal conception in which the artwork is a process of constant reinvention.

He fashioned a poetics of fragility tinged with irony and a critical spirit, and delved into the micro-worlds that are generally ignored by the absolutist accounts of art history.

Nonetheless, though abstract in appearance, his work has a strong narrative component, which modestly and discreetly draws on the artist’s own biography.

He died in Barcelona, Spain due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Benet Rosell passed away at 78 years old.