José Manuel Infiesta (Barcelona, 1949) is the President of the Fundació de les Arts i els Artistes, created in 2005, and Director of the European Museum of Modern Art (MEAM). He is an architect, as well as a writer, publisher and art collector. The Museu Europeu d’Art Modern, promoted by Infiesta, opened its doors in 2011, in the Palau Gomis palace of the 18th century, among the alleys of the Born district of Barcelona. In addition, for ten years, the MEAM has been the winner of the Figurative Art prize for the disciplines of painting and sculpture, which are usually presented by up to 2,500 artists from all over the world. His private collection began with marble pieces of the twentieth century. Over time it has been nourished mostly Catalan sculpture from modernism to the late twentieth century, has about 200 pieces, and European sculpture of the twentieth century, a total of 300 works today. José Manuel Infiesta is awarded the FAD Award for Decorative Arts in 2002.
Mr. Infiesta will be a panelist during the panel discussion about art & assessment