After having studied at the Arts and Crafts School of Palma for two years, Miquel Barcelo enrolled at the Fine Arts School of Barcelona in
1974. A year later he returned to Mallorca to participate in the
happenings and actions of protest of the group "Taller Lunatic", a
conceptual avantgarde group. All of a sudden set free by the changed
political circumstances, they felt an impulse to reexperience all they
had gleaned from demonstrations of vanguardism both in European
capitals and the United States. He also took part in the creation of
their artist periodical Neon de Suro (21 issues from 1957-1982), another reaction to the common belief in the 1970s, that painting was dead.
A year after his return to
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