Carmen Calvo was born in Valencia in 1950. After completing her artistic studies there, she moved to Madrid and then to Paris, before returning to her native town. In 1997, she represented Spain with Joan Brossa at the Venice Biennale and, the following year, exhibited in the United States and South America. In 2002, the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid put on a major exhibition of her work.
In 2013, she was awarded the National Visual Arts Prize by the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports, and her work was shown (with catalogue) at the Centro de Arte Tomás y Valiente in Fuenlabrada, at the Sala Alcalá in 2016 and at the Museo Cerralbo in 2018.
UN DELEITE TRISTE, 2013
Mixed media, collage, photograph
101 x 79 cm
RETRATO DE ALICIA, 2006
Mixed media, objects, collage
200 x 140 cm