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b. 1980, Argentina

Adrián Villar Rojas Biography

Adrián Villar Rojas was born in Rosario, Argentina, in 1980.

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Adrián Villar Rojas has been the recipient of numerous awards including The Zurich Art Prize at the Museum Haus Konstruktiv, (2013); the 9th Benesse Prize in the 54th Venice Biennial, (2011); the Nuevo Banco de Santa Fe Scholarship for Young Artists, and the first prize in the Bienal Nacional de Arte de Bahía Blanca at the Contemporary Art Museum of Bahía Blanca, Argentina, (2005). He has participated in various residences: SAM Art Projects, Paris, France, (2011); Banff Centre Institute, Alberta, Canada, (2010); La Residencia, Bogotá, Colombia, (2010); and at the Panorama Brasileiras das Artes, Sao Paulo, Brazil, (2009).Villar Rojas’ latest solo exhibitions include La inocencia de los animales, EXPO 1, MoMA PS1, New York, USA (2013); The Work of the Ocean, Foundation 11 Lijnen, Belgium,(2013); Before My Birth, Arts Brookfield with the New Museum, World Financial Center Plaza, New York, USA, (2012); and Poems for Earthlings, SAM ART Projects, the Louvre Museum, Paris, France, (2011). He also represented Argentina in the 54th Venice Biennial, ILLUMInations, Italy, (2011). Recent group exhibitions include the 2012 Shanghai Biennial, China; dOCUMENTA(13), Kassel, Germany, and Kabul, Afghanistan, 2012; The 2012 New Museum Triennial, The Ungovernables, New York, USA; the 2011 Istanbul Biennial, Turkey.

Text courtesy Galerie Marian Goodman.

Adrián Villar Rojas Featured Artworks

From the series La fin de l'imagination (XXIX) by Adrián Villar Rojas contemporary artwork works on paper, mixed media
Adrián Villar RojasFrom the series La fin de l'imagination (XXIX), 2020Toner pigment powder, thinner, water-based synthetic enamel on Marian Goodman Gallery Paris archival material (invitation posters, cards, envelopes)
300 x 698 cm
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From the series La fin de l'imagination (XIII) by Adrián Villar Rojas contemporary artwork print
Adrián Villar RojasFrom the series La fin de l'imagination (XIII), 2020Solvent-based silkscreen ink, talcum powder, solvent-based spray-paint on laser colour print
70 x 65.3 cm
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From the series La fin de l'imagination (XXIII) by Adrián Villar Rojas contemporary artwork print
Adrián Villar RojasFrom the series La fin de l'imagination (XXIII), 2020Solvent-based silkscreen ink on laser colour print
107 x 71 cm
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From the series La fin de l'imagination (XXV) by Adrián Villar Rojas contemporary artwork painting, print
Adrián Villar RojasFrom the series La fin de l'imagination (XXV), 2020Toner pigment powder, thinner, solvent-based varnish, abrasive treatment with sandpaper on laser colour print
70 x 70 cm
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From the series La fin de l'imagination (XI) by Adrián Villar Rojas contemporary artwork works on paper, print, mixed media
Adrián Villar RojasFrom the series La fin de l'imagination (XI), 2020Toner pigment powder, thinner, synthetic water-based enamel, abrasive treatment made with sandpaper on laser colour print
110.1 x 77.4 cm
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From the series The Theater of Disappearance (VIII) by Adrián Villar Rojas contemporary artwork sculpture
Adrián Villar RojasFrom the series The Theater of Disappearance (VIII), 2015–2018Site-specific installation
243 x 394 x 183 cm
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From the series The Theater of Disappearance (XXXIV) by Adrián Villar Rojas contemporary artwork sculpture
Adrián Villar RojasFrom the series The Theater of Disappearance (XXXIV), 2015–2018Stratified formation of concrete, cement, white cement, sand, coconuts and pigments (from the exhibition: Plantetarium, United Arab Emirates, 2015), polyurethane resin, concrete and recycled base rock
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From the series 'Los Teatros de Saturno' by Adrián Villar Rojas contemporary artwork sculpture
Adrián Villar RojasFrom the series 'Los Teatros de Saturno', 2014Iron and pigmented gesso
101.5 x 109 x 46 cm
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Adrián Villar Rojas Recent Exhibitions

Adrián Villar Rojas Represented By

Marian Goodman Gallery contemporary art gallery in New York, USA Marian Goodman Gallery London, New York, Paris

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Art Basel Week 2017: What to See Related Press Art Basel Week 2017: What to See 16 June 2017, Whitewall

Outside of the fairs this week, don't miss the exhibitions on view at Basel's tops museums and institutions, including Wolfgang Tillmans, Wim Delvoye, Jérôme Zonder, Yan Xing and Richard Serra, amongs

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Great art in the great outdoors Related Press Great art in the great outdoors 3 May 2017, Victoria Stapley-Brown

Spring has sprung—and with it a fresh crop of public and outdoor art projects across New York. This is a special year for such work as it is the 40th anniversary of the Public Art Fund, a non-profit

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The beasts within: Artists tap into their wild sides for a roaring show Related Press The beasts within: Artists tap into their wild sides for a roaring show 26 November 2016, Wallpaper*

Rarely before have we seen such a long and varied list of contributors, as we do in Marian Goodman Gallery's group show Animality. The 'cast of creatures' ranges from dogs, camels, fish to octopi, and charts a history from George Orwell to Gabriel Orozco by way of Marcel Broodthaers. Curator Jens Hoffmann, never one to turn down a...

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Turf wars: Planned exhibition sparks legal row Related Press Turf wars: Planned exhibition sparks legal row 23 January 2015, Julia Halperin for The Art Newspaper / 7 January 2015

An exhibition destined for the National Garden of Athens backed by the Greek collector and entrepreneur Dimitris Daskalopoulos has sparked controversy in Greece. The arts non-profit NEON, established by Daskalopoulos, aims to mount a two-month-long outdoor display organised by Iwona Blazwick, the director of the Whitechapel Gallery in London at the...

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