Art Brokerage: Javier Villarreal Mexican Artist: b.1945. Javier Villareal was born in Mexico City on March 21, 1943 into a family of six brothers and sisters. Of the Villareal children, both he and his brother Victor showed early signs of creative aptitude, which was later reinforced at the University of Mexico City. In addition to his studies in design, Javier Villareal's great interest in chemistry and metallurgy eventually led to degree in Metalogical Chemistry. During his early career, Javier Villareal gained a highly regarded reputation as a master of industrial design. Form, composition and balance were trademarks of the Villareal look. And although lauded throughout North and South America for his award-winning industrial creations, Javier Villareal's romantic and artistic desires went unrealized. Javier Villareal's bronzes perform an eternal ballet. Javier Villareal continues to create dramatic figures of the dance in his Mexico City foundry, where he is now passing the tradition of excellence in bronze down to his children, who, like their father, are also interested in sculpting and casting. Perhaps another great sculptor is in the making.