Marco Marco - artistic painter from ELCHE (Alicante),
This site will inform about his life biography
and show a collection of representative work
SIXTO born 25th Jan.1916 as only child to Sixto
Marco Sanchez and Maria Marco Vives.
SIXTO a man with many talents was a most creative
artist with a wide variety of techniques in
paintings and also in sculptures. His work have
a very high merit in originality and self created
He was acting as San Juan for many years in
the annual MISTERI taking place in ELCHE. It's
a drama sacra -lyrical with medieval origin
approximately from XVI century.
splendid singing voice was discovered during
the Spanish civil war and he performed during
25 years as San Juan.
His passion for the MISTERI have always been
a cornerstone in SIXTO's life work.
His first individual exhibition of art 16th
april 1956 in Alicante.He exposed 30 oil paintings
and focused around the MISTERI theme.
The reception was excellent so his vocation
for art was now confirmed. In the years that
followed he made several journeys abroad Paris,
Italy, Amsterdam. Early paintings had a surrealistic
origin with a conceptual newness. The main protagonist
of SIXTO's work is the image of man. It became
his generic name.
SIXTO uses besides the reiterative one, other
elements of distortion like anatomical displacements.
demonstrate the evolution of his artistic life.
The work of SIXTO is easily recognised for it's
special originality and distinct style with