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Juan Muñoz    (Spanish, 1953-2001)

 Juan Muñoz - Untitled (Sculptures) h: 140 x w: 60 cm / h: 55.1 x w: 23.6 in
Juan Muñoz
Untitled 2000
 
  

Biography
1953 Born June 17th in Madrid, Spain
1976 - 1977 Attends Central School of Art and Design in London
1978 - 1980 Receives British Council scholarship and attends Croydon School of Art in London
1981 - 1982 Attends Pratt Graphic Center in New York and receives Fullbright Fellowship through the North American Spanish Committee
1984 First solo exhibit in Madrid
1986 Exhibits sculptures with Spanish composer Alberto Iglesias
1987 First solo museum exhibition at CAPC Musee d’Art Contemporain in Bordeaux
1990 First solo exhibition in the United States at the Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, and first solo exhibition in a public institution in the UK in Bristol.
1992 Commissioned to make an outdoor sculpture on a river path on the South Bank
1994 Solo exhibition at Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin
1995 Residency at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
1996 Two major exhibitions in Madrid and New York
2000 Awarded the Premio Nacional de Artes Plasticas in Spain
2001 Died August 28th

Exhibitions
2012 Juan Muñoz, Skarstedt Gallery, New York (solo)
2009 Juan Muñoz, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2009 Silences: un choix d’oeuvres de Marin Karmitz, Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France; Museu Colecçao Berardo, Lisbon, Portugal
2008 Self as Selves, Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA), Dublin, Ireland
2008 Juan Munoz, A Retrospective, Tate Modern; Guggenheim Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain (solo)
2007 The 1980’s Topology, Museu Serralves, Porto, Portugal
2007 Comic Abstraction, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
2007 Juan Muñoz: Sculptures and Drawings, Musée de Grenoble, France (solo)
2006 Juan Muñoz, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York (solo)
2006 Juan Muñoz - Rooms of My Mind, K21, Dusseldorf, Germany (solo)
2005 Juan Muñoz. La voz sola, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2005 Centre of Gravity, curated by Rosa Martinez, Istanbul Modern, Istanbul, Turkey
2004 Reflecting the Mirror, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, New York
2004 Bodily Space: New Obsessions in Figurative Sculpture," Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
2003 Unilever Series: Juan Muñoz,Tate Gallery, Great Hall, London, England (solo)
2003 Juan Muñoz, Public Art Fund, Doris Freeman Plaza, New York (solo)
2003 Juan Muñoz, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California; The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL; Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, TX (solo)
2003 A Sculpture Show, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, New York
2003 Images of Society, Kunstmuseum Thun, Thun, Switzerland
2002 Startkapital (from the Ackermans Collection, K21 Kustsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany, Documenta 11, Kassel, Germany
2001 Dialogue Ininterrompu, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes, Nantes, France
2001 Animations, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York
2001 Atlantes, Galería Pepe Cobo, Sevilla, Spain
2001 Juan Muñoz, Sponsored by Unilever, Tate Modern, London, England (solo)
2001 Juan Muñoz: The Nature of Visual Illusion, Louisiana Museum, Humlebaek, Denmark (solo)
2001 A Contemporary Cabinet of Curiosities/Un arca de curiosidades: Selections from the Vicki and Kent Logan Collection, California College of Arts y Crafts Institute, Oliver Art Center, Oakland
2000 - 2001 Máquinas, Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 19 Septiembre-19 Noviembre; Fundació 'la Caixa,' Palma
2000 Around 1984: A Look at Art in the 80's, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, 21 Mayo-Septiembre
2000 Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Atenas
2000 Between Cinema and Hard Place, The Tate Gallery of Modern Art, Londres, 12 Mayo-3 Diciembre
2000 Over the Edges/En los límites, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent, 1 Abril-30 Junio
2000 Biennale of Sydney 2000: 12th Biennale of Sydney, 26 Marzo-30 Julio.
2000 Juan Muñoz: The Nature of Visual Ilusion/Naturaleza de la ilusión visual, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk (solo)
1999 - 2000 Juan Muñoz: A Brief Description of My Death/Una breve descripción de mi muerte, Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Atenas (solo)
1999 - 2000 Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, 20er Haus and k/haus-Künstlerhaus, Viena, 5 Julio-Octubre
1999 - 2000 Zeitwenden: Ausblick, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, 4 Diciembre '99-4 Junio '00
1999 Juan Muñoz: Crossroads/Cruce de caminos, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York (solo)
1998 Juan Muñoz: Certain Drawings in Oil and Ink/Algunos dibujos en óleo y tinta 1996-1998, Sala Robayera, Miengo (solo)
1997 Juan Muñoz: Mobiliario, Marco Noire Contemporary Art, Turin (solo)
1997 Directions: Juan Muñoz, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C. (solo)
1996 - 1997 Juan Muñoz: Monólogos y diálogos, Palacio de Velázquez, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid (solo)
1996 Juan Muñoz, Galerie Jean Bernier, Atenas (solo)
1996 Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zürich (solo)
1995 - 1996 Juan Muñoz, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago de Compostela (solo)
1995 Juan Muñoz: Portrait of a Turkish Man Drawing, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston (solo)
1993 Juan Muñoz, Galerie Konrad Fischer, Düsseldorf (solo)
1990 Erste Einzelausstellung in den USA, Renaissance Society, Universität von Chicago
1987 Erste Einzelausstellung in einem Kuseum, CAPC Musée d'Art Contemporian, Bordeaux
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