Jaume Plensa

Selected Solo Exhibitions


2016 Jaume Plensa, Palau de la Musica Catalana, Barcelona, Spain
2016 La Foret blanche, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France
2016 Human Landscape, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida, USA
2015 Jaume Plensa, Matriz y Multiples, Museo Casa de la Moneda, Madrid, Spain
2015 Silent Faces, Haines Gallery San Francisco California, USA
2015 Le Silence de la Pensée, Musée d’Art Moderne de Céret, France
2015 Human Lanscape, The Frist Centre for the Visual Arts, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
2015 Human Lanscape, Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
2015 Together, Collateral Event of the 56th International Venice Biennale, Basilica di San Giorgio Maggiore and Officina dell’Arte Spirituale, Isola di San Giorgo Magiore, Venice, Italy
2015 Jaume Plensa, New Works, Galleri Andersson/Sandstrom, Stockholm, Sweden
2014 Sculptures and Drawings, Van Every/Smith Gallereis, Davidson College, Davidson North Carolina, USA
2014 1004 Portraits, 10th Anniversary of the Crown Fountain, Millennium Park, Chicago, USA
2014 Private Dreams, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, USA
2014 The Secret Heart, Gaskessel/ Schaezlerpalais/H2 Zentrum fur Gegenwartskunst im Glaspalast, Augsburg, Germany
2014 Skulpturen, Skulpturepark Waldfrieden, Wuppertal, Germany
2014 Jaume Plensa, una trayectoria, Premio Nacional de Arte Grafico 2013, Calcografia Nacional – Real Academia de Bellas Artes San Fernando, Madrid, Spain
2013 Talking Continents, Galerie Lelong New York, USA
2013 Jaume Plensa a Bordeaux, City of Bordeaux, France
2013 Editions 2012-2013, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France
2012 In the Midst of Dreams, EMMA-Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Helsinki, Finland
2012 Eight Poets in Bamberg, City of Bamberg, Germany
2012 Umedalen Skulptur, Umea, Sweden
2012 Silhouettes, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France
2011 The Hermit, Richard Gray gallery, Chicago, IL, USA
2011 Echo, Mad. Sq. Art., 2011, Madison Square Park, New York, USA
2011 AnoNYmous, Galerie Lelong, New York, USA
2011 Jaume Plensa, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield. UK
2010 Heart of Trees, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, UK
2010 Cantique des Cantiques, Galerie Alice Pauli, Lausanne, Switzerland
2010 Around Shadows, Galerie Scheffel Bad Homburg, Germany
2010 Les alphabets de l’âme, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France
2010 L’Ame des Mots, Musée Picasso, Antibes, France
2010 Jaume Plensa, Obra sobre papel, Galería Estiarte, Madrid, Spain
2010 Genus and Species, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, USA
2009 Jerusalem, Espacio Cultural El Tanque, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
2009 Triptych, Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art, Vienna, Austria
2009 In the Midst of Dreams, Galerie Lelong, New York, USA
2009 Slumberland, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France
2009 Silent Music, Diehl + Gallery One, Moscow, Russia
2008 Jaume Plensa, Mimmo Scognamiglio Artecontemporanea, Milano, Italy
2008 Jaume Plensa, Centro de Arte Caja de Burgos, Burgos, Spain
2008 Jaume Plensa, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
2008 Jaume Plensa, La Riva de Acheronte, Im Dialog IX, Stadtkirche, Darmstadt, Germany
2007 Jaume Plensa, MAMAC, Musée d’Art moderne et d’Art contemporain, Nice, France
2007 Nomade, Bastion Saint-Jaume, Quaid Rambaud Organaized by Musée Picasso, Antibes, France
2007 Silent Voices, Museum at Tamada Projects, Tokyo, Japan
2007 Jaume Plensa / Shakespeare, Fundación Círculo de Lectores, Barcelona, Spain
2006 I In His Eyes As One That Found Peace, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago / New York, USA
2006 Jerusalem, Museu d’Art Modern i Contemporani Es Baluard, L’Aljub, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
2005 Jaume Plensa, CAC Málaga, Centro de Arte Contemporaneo, Málaga, Spain
2005 Is Art Something In Between?, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
2005 Jaume Plensa, Ópera, teatro y amigos, Museo Colecciones ICO, Madrid, Spain
2004 Jaume Plensa, Livres, estampes et multiples sur papier 1978
2003, Musée des Beaux Arts, Caen, F / 2004         Fundación César Manrique, Lanzarote, Spain
2004 Silent Noise, The Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago / Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans / University Gallery – Fine Arts Center UMASS, Amherst, USA

 

Selected Group Exhibitions


2016 Skulptur i Pilane, Saltevo Gard, Klovedal, Sweden
2016 Opening Ceremony of the new Jakobshallen, Jakobshallen, Galerie Scheffel, Bad Homberg, Germany
2016 140 Artist – 15 Years, Gallery Andersson, Umea, Sweden
2016 4eme edition de la Biennale de sculpture, Parc Cailebotte, Yerres, France
2016 Points de veu d’artistes, Espace Science Actualites, Cite des Sciences et de l’Industrie, Paris, France
2015 Van Hockey bis Holbein, Die Sammlung Wurth, Museum Wurth/ Berliner Festspiele, Berlin Germany
2015 Galerie Lelong, Exposición en Valladolid, Sala de las Francesas/ Sala de Museo la Pasión, Valladolid, Spain
2015 ArtZuid, International Sculpture Route, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2015 Clouds, Fondation Croy-Roeulx, Chateau du Roeulx, Le Roeulx, Belgium
2015 Glasstress 2015 Gotika, Collateral event 56th International Venice Biennale, Palazzo Franchetti Cavalli, Venice, Italy
2015 Water and Land Niigata Art Festival 2015, Niigata, Japan
2015 Private view 2, Stadtische Galerie, Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany
2014 Touch, Saaastamoinen Foundation Collection, Emma-Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Helsinki, Finland
2014 Trio: Jaume Plensa – Kiki Smith – Barthelemy Toguo, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France
2014 Within/Beyond, Borders, The Collection of the European Investment Bank, Banco de Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal
2014 Celebration of Music and Childhood, 110 Ravinia Music Festival Ravinia Park, Chicago, USA
2014 Symphony of Nature, Sculptures commissioned for Double Cove, Hong Kong
2014 Haver fet un lloc on els artistas tinguin dret a equivocar-se, Histories de l’Espai 10 i l’Espai 13 de la Fundacio Miro, Fundacio Miro, Barcelona, Spain
2014 Les archives du reve, Dessins du Musee d’Orsay: carte blanche a Werner Spies, Musee de l’Orangerie, Paris, Frnace
2014 Committed to Paper: Master Drawings and Prints by Sculptors, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Michigan, USA
2013 The Sculpture Park, Frieze London/ Frieze Masters, London, UK
2013 Opere dalla Collezione Permantele/1, CAMUSAC- Cassino Museo d’Arte, Contemporanea, Cassino, Italy
2013 L’altro ritratto, MART-Museo di arte moderna e conemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Italy
2013 Alfond Inn, Rollins Collage, Winter Park, Florida, USA
2013 Beyond Limits, Sotheby’s at Chatsworth, Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, UK
2013 Kunstprojekt Salzburg, Moderne Kunst auf allten Platzen, Salzburg Foundation, Salzburg, Germany
2013 Spanish Modern & Contemporary Art Exhibition, Seongnam Cultural Foundation, Korea
2013 Setouchi Triennale 2013, Setouchi International Art Festival, Japan
2013 Glasstress White Light/ White Heat, Palazzo Cavalli-Franchetti, Venice, Italy
2012 Decade: Contemporary Collecting 2002-2012, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, USA
2012 Jing’an International Sculpture Project, Shanghai, China
2012 Muse: Exploring Inspiration, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, USA
2012 From Head to Toe, Human Images in the Focus of the Würth Collection, Kunsthalle Würth, Schwäbisch, Germany
2012 Oir Rio. Other Ideas for Rio. Oir.Art.Br., Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2012 Moderne Kunst im Dom. Zun 1000-jährigen Domjubiläum, Bamberg, Germany
2011 Glasstress – La Biennale di Venezia, Istituto Veneto di Scienze Lettere ed Arti, Palazzo Cavalli, Franchetti, Campo Santo Stefano, Venice, Italy
2011 Picasso to Koons, The Artist as Jeweler, Museum of Art and Design, New York, USA
2011 European Ivestment Bank Collection, Byzantine & Christian Museum, Athens, Greece
2011 The Last Freedom, From the Pioneers of Land-Art of the 1960’s to the Cyberspace, Ludwig Museum, Koblenz, Germany
2011 Art on Lake, Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary
2011 Freibeuter der Utopie, Weserburg / Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen, Artzuid 2011, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2010 L’océan, visions d’artisties du 19o au 21o siecle, Belleveu, Biarritz, France
2010 Umedalen Skulptur 10, Umeå Sculptur Park, Umeå, Sweden
2010 Fiax Lux, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo MACUF, A Coruña, Spain
2010 Sculptors celebrate the legacy of Fred and lLena Meijer, Frederik Meijer Gardens Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, USA
2010 Arts Towada, Towada, Japan
2010 Disquieted, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon, USA
2009 We, Vancouver Biennale, Vancouver, Canada
2009 Corpo Automi Robot, Museo d’Arte de Lugano, Villa Malpensata e Villa Ciani, Lugano    , Switzerland
2009 Conflicting Tales: Subjectivity (Quadrilogy, Part 1), The Burger Collection, Berlin, Germany
2009 Sculpture at Pilane 2009, Tjörn, Sweden Niigata Water and Land Art Festival 2009, Niigata, Japan
2009 Art Albertina, Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria
2009 Beyond Limits, Shotheby’s at Chatsworth, Chatswhorth House, Derbyshire, UK
2009 Unconditional Love, Arsenale Novissimo, 52 Biennale di Venezia, Venice, UK
2009 La escultura en la colección del IVAM, IVAM–Institut Valencia d’Art Modern, Valencia, Spain
2009 Transparency, open air light art during the EU Presidency of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic
2008 Beyond Limits, Shotheby’s at Chatsworth, Chatswhorth House, Derbyshire, UK
2008 World of Glass, Museum Kunst Palast, Dusseldorf, Germany
2008 España, Arte Spagnola 1957-2007, Da Picasso, Miró, Dalí, Tápies ai nostri giorni, Palazzo Sant’Elia,       Palermo, Italy
2008 Digitale Raumkunst / Digital Artspace, Stiftung Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum – Zentrum Internationaler Skulptur, Duisburg, Germany
2007 Figura humana y abstracción, Esculturas de los siglos XX y XXI, Colección Würth, Alemania y España, Museo Würth La Rioja, Logroño, Spain
2007 Dialogues Méditerranéens, La Citadelle, Saint Tropez, France
2007 Barcelone 1947–2007, Fondation Marguerite et Aimé Maeght, Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France
2007 Sculpture Biennale Kijkduin
2007 International Glass & Sculpture Exposition, Kijkduin, The Hague, Netherlands
2007 La Palabra Imaginada, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia, Spain
2007 Entre la palavra e a imagem, Museo da Cidade, Lisbon / Centro Cultural Vila Flor, Guimarâes
2007 Monumental, Sotheby’s at Isleworth, Windermere, Florida, USA
2006 Eye in Europe, Prints, Books & Multiples / 1960 to now, MoMA, New York, USA
2006 Beyond Limits, Sotheby’s at Chatsworth, Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, UK
2006 Femmes d’Europe, La Citadelle, Saint Tropez, France
2006 Picasso to Plensa, Salvador Dalí Museum, Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
2006 Homenaje a Chillida, Guggenheim de Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain
2006 Full House– Faces of a Collection, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
2006 Snow Show, Sestriere, Turin, Italy
2006 Dormir, rêver…et autres nuits. Musée d’art contemporain, Bordeaux, France
2005 Picasso to Plensa, The Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, USA
2005 Broken Glass, Glaspaleis, Stadsgalerij Heerlen, Harlem, Netherlands
2005 81st Exhibition of Artist Members, The Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, USA
2005 Dual, Transitos y entrecruzamientos para la Historia del Arte, Centre d’Art la Panera, Lleida, Spain
2005 Modern Times, Mönchehaus Museum, Goslar, Germany
2005 Lenguajes y Sentidos, Colección Caja de Burgos, Sala de Exposiciones del Museo de Pasión, Spain
2004 Festival arbres & lumières, Association Festival Arbres & Lumières, Geneva, Switzerland
2004 A light crescendo, Art illuminating, St Mary’s, York Museum, York, UK
2004 La création contemporaine à la Manufacture nationale de Sèvres, Maison René Char – Hôtel Donadeï de Campredon, L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, France
2003 Crystal Rain, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France

 

Selected Public Projects


2015 Anna, Pilane Skulptur Park, Saltevo Gard, Klovedal, Sweden; Commissioned by Pilane Heritage Society,
2014 Roots, Toranomom Hills, Tokyo, Japan; Commissioned by Mori Building Corporation, Tokyo, Japan
2011 Echo, Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, USA; A gift from Barney A. Ebsworth Collection
2014 7 Poetes, Plaza Lidia Armengol Vila, Andorra la Vella, Andorra; Commissioned by Banca Privada de Andorra
2012 Wonderland, The Bow, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Commissioned by Encana Corporation, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2012 Laura, Albright-Knox Museum, Buffalo, New York, USA
2012 Olhar Nos Meus Sonhos, Awilda, Botafogo Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Commissioned by Oir Rio, Other Ideas for Rio, Oir, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2012 Drom, Clarion Hotel Post entrance, Gothenburg, Sweden; Commissioned by Clarion Hotel Post, Gothenburg, Sweden
2012 Mirror, Campus of the Rice University, Houston Texas; Commissioned by Rice University, Houston, Texas
2011 Soul, Ocean Financial Centre, Singapore; Commissioned by OFC Public Art Project Ocean Properties, Singapore
2011 L’Anima della Musica, Museo del Violina, Cremona, Italy; Commissioned by: Fondazione Arvedi Buschini, Cremona, Italy
2011 Tolerance, Harmony Walk, Buffalo Bayou Park, Allen Parkway at Monstrase Boulevard, Houston, Texas; Commissioned by: Greater Houston Community Foundation, Houston, Texas, USA
2010 Body of Knowledge, Goethe Universitat Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany; Commissioned by:  Goethe Universität Frankfurt, Germany
2010 Alchemist, MIT – Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
2010 Awilda In Salzburg, Dietrichsrush, Salzburg University, Sigmund Hoffner-Gasser, Salzburg, Austria
2010 Ogijima’s Soul (Ogijima Community Hall), Ogijima, Seto Inland Sea, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan; Commissioned by: The City of Takamatsu
2010 Nomade, Bastion Saint Jaume, Quaid Ramboud, Antibes, France; Commissioned by: Mairie d’Antibes, Antibes. France
2010 World Voices, Burj Khalifa, Dubai; Commissioned by: Emaar Properties – Burj Khalifa Developments, Dubai, UAE
2009 Dream, Sutton Manor, St Helens, Liverpool; Comissioned by: St Helens Council / Liverpool Biennial for Contemporary Art, UK
2008 El Alma del Ebro, Expo 2008 enclosure Ranillas, Zaragoza, Spain; Commissioned by: EXPOZARAGOZA2008, Zaragoza, Spain
2008 Breathing, BBC Broadcasting House, London, UK
2007       Nomas, Pappajohns Sculpture Park, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Iowa, USA
2007 Conversation a Nice, Place Massena, Nice, France; Commissioned by: Commuanuté d’Agglomération Nice Côte d’Azur, Nice, France
2004 The Crown Founation at the Millennium Park, Millennium Park, Chicago; Commissioned by: Public Art Program, Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Chicago, USA; Supported by: Henry Crown and Company”.

 

Selected Awards


2015 Global Fine Art Awards; Best Public Outdoor Installation, Freedom Tower, Miami Dade College, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
2015 Premi Atlántida, Publishers Guild of Catalunya, Convent deis Ángels, Barcelona, Spain
2015 Academic D’Honor De La Reial Academia De Belles Arts De Sant Jordi, Catalan Royal Academy of Fine Arts Sant Jordi, Barcelona, Spain
2014 Ciutat de Barcelona Awards, Barcelona Council, Barcelona, Spain
2014 Premio Tomas Francisco Prieto, Real Casa de la Monda, Royal Mint, Fabrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre, Madrid, Spain
2013 Velazquez Award for Plastic Arts, Ministry of Education and Culture, Madrid, Spain
2013 Iserlohner Kunstpreis, Villa Wessel, Iserlohn, Germany
2013 National Award for Graphic Arts, National Chalcography, Madrid, Spain
2012 National Award for Plastic Arts, Ministry of Education and Culture, Madrid, Spain
2012 5 Premis Tendencies, El Mundo de Catalunya, Best Consolidated Creator, Barcelona, Spain
2012 Creu de Sant Jordi, Generalitat of Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
2011 Premi GAC 2011, Association of Catalonian Galleries Award, Barcelona, Spain
2010 Best Published Book in 2009 – Bibliophily Status, Ministry of Culture, General Direction for Books, Archives and Libraries, Madrid, Spain
2010 Civic Trust Awards, Liverpool, UK
2009 The 2009 Marsh Award for public sculpture, London, UK
2009 Precast Concrete Society Special Creativity, London, UK
2007 Heitland Foundation Prize, Celle, Germany
2006 The Bombay Sapphire Prize/Annual International Award for glass work, The Bombay Sapphire Foundation, London, UK
2006 Villa de Madrid Etching Award, Madrid, Spain
2005 Awarded honorary doctorate of The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, USA
2003 Villa de Madrid Sculpture Award, Madrid, Spain
1997 National Award of Arts by the Government of Catalonia
1996 Awarded by the Foundation Atelier Calder
1993 Medaille des Chevaliers des Arts et Lettres by the French Minister of Culture

 

Education


Llotja School of Art and Design, Barcelona, Spain
Sant Jordi School of Fine Art, Barcelona, Spain