Magdalena Abakanowicz

(Polish, b. 1930)

first open arm figure by magdalena abakanowicz

Magdalena Abakanowicz

First open arm figure, 2000

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installation view: birds, conglomerates, ghosts, spirits - magdalena abakanowicz, 2008 by magdalena abakanowicz

Magdalena Abakanowicz

Installation view: Birds, Conglomerates, Ghosts, Spirits - Magdalena Abakanowicz, 2008

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magdana by magdalena abakanowicz

Magdalena Abakanowicz

Magdana, 1986–1987

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seated boy by magdalena abakanowicz

Magdalena Abakanowicz

Seated Boy, 2002

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Magdalena Abakanowicz

Small Figure on Column, 2002

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Biography

Timeline

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

Exhibitions

2009
Kulturzentrum Englische Kirche, Bad Homburg, Germany
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)
Magdalena Abakanowicz: Sculptures et Dessins, Marlborough Monaco, Monte-Carlo, Monaco (solo)
Wit and Whimsy, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
Wack ! Art and the Feminist Revolution, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
2006
Sculpture, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
Works on Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
La Foule V, Galerie Saint-Séverin, Paris, France (solo)

Public Collections

The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO