Juan Ponc — Surrealism

Juan Ponç (1927–1984) was a Catalan artist and member of the avant-garde group Dau al Set.Joan Ponç was born in the Sarría neighborhood of Barcelona, Spain to Gumersindo Pons and Dolors Bonet.He attended the Colegio Salesiano San Antonio de Padua de Mataró boarding school from 1940–1942, during which time he decided to pursue an interest in painting. In 1946, Ponç presented his first solo art exhibition at the Sala Arte de Bilbao, and met fellow Dau al Set contributors Joan Brossa, J.V. Foix, and Arnau Puig.