Galería Pelaires displays and represents international artists whose works are exhibited on Majorca–and usually also Spain–for the first time ever.Read More
It also promotes and collaborates with young, mid-career artists. The gallery offers a rigorous, ever-changing programme that has the collaboration of many different curators and critics. Likewise, Galería Pelaires carries out an intimate project that is clearly committed to the region where it is located, a place with a strong international influence.
Pelaires' goal is to provide room for contemporary artists who reflect the complex and diverse current scene, even if they do so using very different languages and aesthetic approaches.
Pelaires Gallery was founded by Pep Pinya in 1969 in Palma. In 1990 it relocated from Pelaires Street to the emblematic 17th-century historic building that now houses its premises. Today, the two-storey building hosts exhibitions all year long.
Galería Pelaires has been uninterruptedly offering an international artistic programme for the last 50 years. It has exhibited works by artists such as Miró, Picasso, Boetti, Tàpies, Calder, Chillida, Lüpertz, Kounellis, Rebecca Horn, Brossa and Beuys -amongst many others. Furthermore, the generation change in Pelaires has provided new opportunities to artists such as Carlos Amorales, Alice Channer, Idris Kahn, Gregor Hildebrandt, Jorinde Voigt, Christian Jankowski or Jason Martin.
Apart from representing and supporting artists, Pelaires has also backed creative minds from other disciplines from the very beginning. In fact, the gallery has welcomed some of the most prominent intellectuals from the second half of the 20th century who have visited the island in the past.
Cadmio limón is the title of the exhibition that will star in the 24 th Art Night at Pelaires Gallery taking place between the 16–18 September.
Pelaires Gallery is presenting the work of Ângela Ferreira (Maputo, Mozambique, 1958) for the first time ever on Majorca.
METZ, France; BASEL, Switzerland — The Centre Pompidou-Metz and Museum Tinguely have joined together to present a remarkably diverse and prolific two-part exhibition devoted to the German artist Rebecca Horn. Horn's stimulating body of work, begun in the late 1960s, consists of conceptually based, process-oriented, prosthetic performances...
When Rebecca Horn was in art school, she used fiberglass and polyester as sculptural materials. They soon damaged her lungs, forcing her to spend a year in a sanitarium. The months of isolation led to a reappraisal of her sculptural medium. After she was released, she started sculpting own body.
Grammar of Extension is the title of Prudencio Irazábal's second solo show at Pelaires Gallery. The exhibition will commence on 18 December and will remain open until 10 March 2021. In this series of works, which began in 2020, the artist proposes a dialogue that seeks a related surface in the body, capable of being perceived as an extensive...
Looking out over Lake Zurich, artist Christian Jankowski discusses his Joint Ventures curatorial concept for Manifesta11. The 11th edition of the 'European biennial' Manifesta will be on display until 18 September 2016.
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