Josep Maria Subirachs

Catalan sculptor and painter (1927-2014)

Josep Maria Subirachs i Sitjar (Catalan pronunciation: [ʒuˈzɛb məˈɾi.ə suβiˈɾaks]; 11 March 1927 – 7 April 2014) was a Spanish sculptor and painter of the late 20th century. His best known work is probably the Passion Façade of the basilica of the Sagrada Família in Barcelona.

Josep Maria Subirachs.

Subirachs was born in Barcelona. He died there from Parkinson's disease on 7 April 2014. He was 87 years old.[1]


  1. "Fallece Josep Maria Subirachs, el escultor que se atrevió a medirse con Gaudí". El País (in Spanish). 8 April 2014. Retrieved 9 April 2014.

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