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Ignasi Aballí Aballí - Biography

Exhibitions of the artist:

Ignasi Aballí was born in 1958 in Barcelona, where he lives and works. A comprehensive exhibition of his oeuvre titled „without beginning / without end“ was shown at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid in 2015-16. In 2015 he was awarded the prestigious Joan Miró Prize and in connection to it he presented the exhibition Infinite Sequence at Fundació Joan Miró in Barcelona.
Aballí has had recently solo exhibitions at the Museo de Arte de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia (2017), Palais de Beaux Arts, París (2015), Pinacoteca do Estado, São Paulo (2010), Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona (2008), Museu Serralves in Porto, Ikon Gallery in Birmingham and ZKM in Karlsruhe (all 2006), Museum of Contemporary Art de Barcelona MACBA (2005), and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia MNCARS, Madrid (2002).
He participated in the XIII Bienal of Cuenca, Ecuador (2016-17), the 4th Guangzhou Triennial (2012), the 52nd Venice Biennale, the 8th Sharjah Biennial, UAE (both 2007), and the 11th Biennial of Sydney (1998).

 IGNASI ABALLÍ

Barcelona, Spain, 1958

Graduate in Fine Arts. University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, 1981

Web site: www.ignasiaballi.net


AWARDS

2006 National Award of Graphic Art

2014 I Prize Ron Barceló-ARCO

2015 V Prize Joan Miró


INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)


1991 Times. Elba Benítez Gallery. Madrid, Spain

1993 Light. Antoni Estrany Gallery. Barcelona, Spain

1994 Closing. Elba Benítez Gallery. Madrid, Spain

1997 Looking at nothing. Pedro Oliveira Gallery. Porto, Portugal

1998 Nothing is a lot. Antoni Estrany Gallery. Barcelona, Spain

1999 No Movie. Elba Benítez Gallery. Madrid, Spain

2002 Disparitions. Espacio Uno. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. Madrid, Spain

2004 One year. Elba Benítez Gallery. Madrid, Spain

2005 0-24 h. Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Barcelona (Macba). Barcelona, Spain

2006 0-24 h. Serralves Museum. Porto. Portugal
0-24 h. IKON Gallery. Birmingham. United Kingdom
0-24 h. ZKM, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe. Germany

2008 Classify. Estrany-de la Mota Gallery. Barcelona, Spain
Time-out. Pedro Oliveira Gallery. Porto, Portugal
Garden photography. Real Jardín Botánico. Madrid. Spain
Without activity. Museo de Portimão. Portmão, Portugal
To show. Meessen De Clercq Gallery. Brussels, Belgium
52 words. Joan Miró Foundation. Barcelona, Spain

2009 Euro Zone. Banc of Spain. Madrid, Spain
possible/probable. Elba Benítez Gallery. Madrid, Spain
Inside job (with Karin Sander). Nächst St.Stephan/Rosemarie Schwarzwälder Gallery. Vienna, Austria
Nothing, or something. Suitcase Art Projects, Today Art Museum. Beijing, China
Coming soon. Vartai Gallery. Vilnius, Lituania

2010 Theory. Pinacoteca do Estado. São Paulo, Brasil
Transparent states. Meessen De Clercq Gallery. Brussels, Belgium

2011 CMYK Color System. Estrany de la Mota Gallery. Barcelona, Spain
In the air. Fundación RAC, Rosón Arte Contemporáneo. Pontevedra, España

2012 Prologue. Proyecto Paralelo Gallery. Mexico City, Mexico
This is not The End. Artium, Vitoria, Spain

2013 Look (the other side). Elba Benítez Gallery. Madrid, Spain

2014 Seeing visions. Estrany de la Mota Gallery. Barcelona, Spain
Double readings. Meessen De Clercq Gallery. Brussels, Belgium
Something is wrong. Pedro Oliveira Gallery. Porto, Portugal

2015 presque visible. Thomas Bernard/Cortex Athletico Gallery. Paris, France
without beginning/without end. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. Madrid, Spain

2016 Infinite sequence. Joan Miró Foundation. Barcelona, Spain
something is missing. Nordenhake Gallery. Berlin, Germany

2017 Any title. Proyecto Paralelo Gallery. Mexico City, Mexico
without beginning / without end. Museo de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Bogotá, Colombia
Caso de esudio (Case study). IVAM, Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno. Valencia, Spain

2018 presque invisible. Thomas Bernard/Cortex Athletico Gallery. Paris, France
Translations. Meessen de Clercq Gallery. Brussels, Belgium
Exhibition continues. Kula Gallery and Museum of Fine Arts. Split, Croatia


GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)


2006 Una visión impura. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. Madrid, Spain
Intouchable. L’ideal transparence. Villa Arson. Nice. France
Old News. Centre Nacional de l’Estampe et de l’Art imprimé, Cnai. Chatou, France

2007 Tricky. Estrany de la Mota gallery. Barcelona, Spain
Still life. Art, ecology and the politics of change. 8th Sharjah Biennial. United Arab Emirates
Numerica. Palazzo delle Papesse. Sienna, Italy
Think with the senses-Feel with the mind. 52nd Venice Biennale. Venice, Italy
Barcelone 1947-2007. Fondation Maeght. Saint Paul de Vence. France
No, Future. Bloomberg Space, London. United Kingdom
Time to Time. MARCO, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Vigo. Vigo, Spain
Macba im Frankfurter Kunstverein. Frankfurter Kunstverein. Frankfurt/Main, Germany
I am the end of reproduction. Castillo/Corrales Galery. Paris. France
Fit to print. Printed media in collage. Gagosian Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

2008 Absens. Meessen De Clercq Gallery. Brussels, Belgium
Weder Entweder Noch Oder. Wüttembergischer Kunstverein. Stuttgart, Germany
Partilhar territorios. V Bienal de Arte e Cultura de Sao Tomé e Principe
Fragile. Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia, Spain
Why is there something rather than nothing?. Galica Gallery. Milán, Italy
Order. Desire. Light. An exhibition of contemporary drawing. Irish Museum of Modern Art. Dublin, Ireland
New perspectives on Spanish contemporary photography. Kulturhuset, Stockholm. Sweden
I’m the end of reproduction. Sculptur Center, New York, U.S.A.

2009 Risk Areas. Caixaforum, Madrid, Spain
Books books books nothing else than books. Ursula Blickle Foundation. Kraichtal, Germany
Time as matter. Macba collection. Macba, Barcelona, Spain
The collection. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. Madrid, Spain
Serralves 2009_”a Colecção”. Serralves Museum. Porto, Portugal
Guest. The Musac collection at the MNBA. Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes. Buenos Aires, Argentina
Voyage sentimental 3. Frac Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur. Marseilles, France
Under Control. Krannert Art Museum. Champaign, Illinois. U.S.A.

2010 Sour le dandysme aujourd’hui. Centro Galego de Arte Contemporáneo. Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Territories of time. Meessen De Clercq Gallery, Brussels, Bélgium
La memoria del otro. Museo de Bellas Artes. Santiago de Chile, Chile
New stories. Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art. Vaasa. Finland
A l’ombre d’un doute. FRAC Lorraine, Metz. France
The shadows of speech. National Museum of Contemporary Art of Korea. Seoul, South Korea
La fuerza de la palabra. Instituto Cultural Cabañas. Guadalajara, Mexico
Objects are like their appear. Meessen De Clercq Gallery. Brussels, Bélgium
Before everythin). Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Móstoles. Madrid, Spain
Atlas. How to carry the World on one’s back?. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. Madrid, Spain

2011 Atlas. How to carry the World on one’s back? ZKM. Karlsruhe, Germany
Of Bridges & Borders. Fronteras en mutación (III). CCEBA, Spanish Cultural Center. Buenos Aires, Argentina
I was a male Yvonne de Carlo. MUSAC, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León. León, Spain
La vie mode d’emploi. Meessen De Clercq Gallery. Brussels, Belgium

2012 Particles. Meessen De Clercq Gallery. Brussels, Belgium
Explosion. Action in painting. Moderna Museet. Stockholm, Sweden
Cantastoria. Utah Museum of Contemporary Art. Salt Lake City, Utah. U.S.A.
Cartograhies.Drawing the thought. Caixaforum Barcelona and Madrid, Spain
The Unseen. 4th Guangzhou Triennial. Guangzhou, China
Critical episodes (1957-2011). Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art Collection, Macba. Barcelona, Spain
Jonge Spaanse Kunst. Elisa Platteau Gallery. Brussels, Belgium

2013 Algunas lagunas. Proyecto Paralelo Gallery. México City, Mexico
Without reality there is no utopia. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. San Francisco, California, U.S.A.
Of Bridges and Borders. Parque Cultural de Valparaíso, Valparaíso, Chile
For no apparent reason. Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo. Móstoles, Madrid, Spain
For my eyes only. VJP Collection of Contemporary Art and Design. UGM Maribor Art Gallery. Maribor, Slovenia
Glass of water. Futura Centre for Contemporay Art, Prague, Czech Republic
Minimal resistance. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. Madrid, Spain

2014 St. Jerome. Meessen de Clercq Gallery. Brussels, Belgium
Der Leone Have Sept Cabeças. CRAC Alsace. Altkirch, France
The tears of things. Helga de Alvear Foundation. Cáceres, Spain
Homo ludens. Meessen de Clercq Gallery. Brussels, Belgium
Double direction. La Panera Art Center. Lleida, Spain

2015 Gathered fates. Nordenhake Gallery. Berlin, Germany
Presque la même chose. Kunsthalle Mulhouse. Mulhouse, France
Rituels, répétitions, contraintes, tentations - Plateforme Roven – Musée Régional d’art Contemporain
Languedoc-Roussillon. Sérignan, France
Pliure. (Epilogue. La bibliothèque, l’univers). Palais des Beaux Arts. París, France
Espècies d’Espais. Museu d’Art Contemporàni de Barcelona (Macba). Barcelona, Spain
25 years. Elba Benítez Gallery. Madrid, Spain
Múltiple worlds. Carreras Mújica Gallery. Bilbao, Spain
Another part of the new world. Moscow Museum of Modern Art. Moscow Russia
Là où commence le jour. LaM, Lille Métropole Musée d’Art Moderne, Contemporaine et d’Art Brut. Lille, France

2016 Resonating surfaces. Mendes Wood Gallery. São Paulo, Brasil
The Future is The Future. Thomas Bernard/Cortex Athletico Gallery. Paris, France
The Past is The Past. Thomas Bernard/Cortex Athletico Gallery. Paris, France
Impermanence. XIII Biennale of Cuenca. Cuenca, Ecuador

2017 From emergence of the verb to the communication. Le Carré d’Art. Nimes, France
The Walk. Meessen de Clercq Gallery. Brussels, Belgium
Du verbe à la communication. Carré d’Art, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Nîmes. Nîmes, France
Improbable Libraries. La Casa Encencida. Madrid, Spain
Passagens. Serralves Museum. Porto, Portugal
L’air vibre du bourdonnement des insectes. Musée Départamental d’Art Contemporain de Rochechouart. France
Potency and Adversity. Museo da Cidade. Lisbon, Portugal
Montag ou la bibliothèque à venir. Frac Franche-Comté. Bessançon, France
Macba Collection 33: Under the surface. Macba, Museu d’Art Contemporàni de Barcelona. Barcelona, Spain

2018 Résonance. Frac Haute-Normandie. Sotteville-lès-Rouen, France
A dark field. Centro José Guerrero. Granada, Spain


SITE-SPECIFIC PROJECTS (SELECTION)

1996 Demolition. Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (Macba). Barcelona, Spain

2009 Euro Zone. Banc of Spain. Madrid, Spain
Twelve Colors / Colors Box. Banco Sabadell. London, United Kingdom

2010 52 Words. Joan Miró Foundation. Barcelona, Spain
Index. Metro stations and the street. Berlin, Germay
Garden Photography. Royal Botanic Garden. Madrid, Spain

2012 Invisible / Glass Architecture. Ca la Maria. Barcelona, Spain

2013 Color Chart. Frederic Mistral Tècnic-Eulàlia School. Barcelona, Spain

2014 Inventory (Money) / Color Chart (Euros). Banco Sabadell. St. Cugat del Vallès, Barcelona, Spain

2016 Garden Photography. Jardin des Tuileries. París, France

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 
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