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Magdalena Abakanowicz    (Polish, 1930)

 Magdalena Abakanowicz - Arsenal 4 (Sculptures) h: 106 x w: 23 x d: 27 cm / h: 41.7 x w: 9.1 x d: 10.6 in
Magdalena Abakanowicz
Arsenal 4 2007
 
 Magdalena Abakanowicz - Bird 1 (Sculptures) h: 265 x w: 240 x d: 88 cm / h: 104.3 x w: 94.5 x d: 34.6 in
Magdalena Abakanowicz
Bird 1 2000
 
 Magdalena Abakanowicz - Bird 8 (Sculptures) h: 295 x w: 190 x d: 75 cm / h: 116.1 x w: 74.8 x d: 29.5 in
Magdalena Abakanowicz
Bird 8 1999
 
 Magdalena Abakanowicz - Conglomerates (Geminati) (Sculptures)
Magdalena Abakanowicz
Conglomerates (Geminati) 1990
 
 Magdalena Abakanowicz - Ghosts, Spooks, Spirits (Sculptures)
Magdalena Abakanowicz
Ghosts, Spooks, Spirits 2008
 
 Magdalena Abakanowicz - Installation view: Birds, Conglomerates, Ghosts, Spirits - Magdalena Abakanowicz, 2008 (Installations)
Magdalena Abakanowicz
Installation view: Birds, Conglomerates, Ghosts, Spirits - Magdalena Abakanowicz, 2008
 
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Biography
1930 Born in Falenty, Poland
1950 - 1954 Studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, Poland
1965 Grand Prix of São Paolo Biennale, São Paolo, Brazil
1979 Gottfried bon Herder Prize, Vienna, Austria
1982 Alfred Jurzykowski Prize, New York, NY
1993 Award for Distinction in Sculpture, Sculpture Center, New York, NY
1997 Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts, Mexico
1998 Commander Cross, Star of the Order of Polonia Restituta
1999 Officier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, Paris, France
2000 Visionaries Award, American Craft Museum, New York, NY
2000 Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree, Pratt Institute, New York, NY
2004 Awarded the Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
2005 Recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award bestowed by the International Sculpture Center, New York, NY
2005 Award granted by the Polish Ministry of Culture

Exhibitions
2009 Kulturzentrum Englische Kirche, Bad Homburg, Germany
2009 Galerie Scheffel, Bad Homburg, Germany (solo)
2008 Magdalena Abakanowicz, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2007 Magdalena Abakanowicz, Taguchi Fine Art, Ltd. Tokyo, Japan (solo)
2007 Magdalena Abakanowicz: Sculptures et Dessins, Marlborough Monaco, Monte-Carlo, Monaco (solo)
2007 Wit and Whimsy, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
2007 Wack ! Art and the Feminist Revolution, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
2006 Sculpture, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
2005 Salamanca ciudad de la escultura, Salamanca, Spain
2005 Space to Experience: The Sculpture of Magdalena Abakanowicz, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL (solo)
2005 La Foule V, Galerie Saint-Séverin, Paris, France (solo)
2005 Works on Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2004 - 2005 Magdalena Abakanowicz: Backward Seated Figures, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York, NY (solo)
2004 Mutation and Crystallization, Pei Ling Chan Gallery, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA (solo)
2004 Monocromos de Malevich al presente. Museo Nacioal Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
2003 Skin: Contemporary Views of the Body, Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art, Jacksonville, FL
2003 Dancing Figures, Marlborough Fine Art, London, England (solo)
2002 Museum Narodowe, Poznan, Poland (solo)
2002 La Parade des Animaux, Festival International de Sculpture de Monte-Carlo, Monte-Carlo, Monaco
2001 In Between - Art from Poland, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
2001 Space to Experience, Three Rivers Arts Festival, Point State Park, Pittsburgh, PA (solo)
2000 Working Process, Guiliano Gori Collection, Spazi d’Arte, Santomato di Pistoia, Italy (solo)
2000 L’Homme qui Marche, Les Jardins du Palais Royale, Paris, France
1999 To the Rescue, Eight Artists in an Archive, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, New York, NY
1999 Abakanowicz on the Roof, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY (solo)
1998 Starmach Gallery, Kraków, Poland (solo)
1997 Summer 1997 Exhibition, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ
1996 Les Champs de la Sculpture, Paris, France
1996 Oeuvres récentes, Galerie Marwan Hoss, Paris, France (solo)
1995 Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy After Auschwitz, Royal Festival Hall, London, England
1995 Els Jardins de Can Altamira, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
1994 Galeria Kordegarda, Warsaw, Poland; traveled to Muzeum Sztuki, Lódz, Poland (solo)
1994 Europa, Europa, Kunsthalle, Bonn, Germany
1993 The Fujisankei Biennale, International Exhibition for Contemporary Sculpture, Japan
1993 Biuro Wystaw Artystycznych, Krakow, Poland (solo)
1992 …Reperti…Environment through the Eyes of 18 of the Worlds Major Artists, Museo Nacional de Belas Artes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1991 Retrospective exhibition, Sezon Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
1988 Olympiad of Art, Olympic Sculpture Park, Seoul, South Korea
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