Luca Frei Biography

Luca Frei has been known for conceiving sculptures, installations, exhibition displays and spatial designs that invite public participation and dialogue, often in response to a specific context. His work undermines the boundaries between fine and applied arts and design, bringing together different art forms such as handicraft, sculpture, installation, performance, as well as exhibition display and graphic design.

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Luca Frei, born 1976 in Lugano, Switzerland, lives and works in Malmö, Sweden. Frei holds a Bachelor's degree in Drawing & Painting from the Edinburgh College of Art, and a Master's degree in Fine Arts from the Malmö Art Academy. Frei is Associate Professor of Basic Studies at the School of Visual Arts and the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Frei has had solo shows at Malmö Konsthall; Kunsthaus Glarus; the Bonner Kunstverein; and the Lunds Konsthall. Exhibition designs include Tensta Konsthall, Malmö Konstmuseum, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, CentroCentro Madrid, Malmö Konsthall; Azkuna Zentroa Bilbao; Tate Liverpool; M HKA, Antwerp; The Drawing Room, London; and Nottingham Contemporary.He participated in group exhibitions at The National Museum of Modern Art Kyoto; Bildmuseet Umeå; Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven; Centre Pompidou, Paris; Moderna Museet, Stockholm, along with participation in biennials such as the Cairo Biennial; the Prague Biennial; and the Istanbul Biennial

Text courtesy Barbara Wien.

Luca Frei Featured Artworks

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Flight by Luca Frei contemporary artwork painting, works on paper, sculpture, mixed media
Luca FreiFlight, 2013Oil on MDF, acrylic on Masonite, found wood, egg carton
57.5 x 50.5 cm
Barbara Wien Contact Gallery
Untitled Series - #5 by Luca Frei contemporary artwork painting, works on paper
Luca FreiUntitled Series - #5, 2014Brown paper bags, acrylic paint
42 x 29 cm
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Untitled Series - #4 by Luca Frei contemporary artwork painting, works on paper
Luca FreiUntitled Series - #4, 2014Brown paper bags, acrylic paint, framed
54.5 x 29 cm
Barbara Wien Contact Gallery
Untitled Series - #3 by Luca Frei contemporary artwork painting, works on paper
Luca FreiUntitled Series - #3, 2014Brown paper bags, acrylic paint, framed
50 x 29 cm
Barbara Wien Contact Gallery
Untitled Series - #2 by Luca Frei contemporary artwork painting, works on paper
Luca FreiUntitled Series - #2, 2014Brown paper bags, acrylic paint
49.5 x 33 cm
Barbara Wien Contact Gallery
Untitled Series - #1 by Luca Frei contemporary artwork painting, works on paper
Luca FreiUntitled Series - #1, 2014Brown paper bags, acrylic paint, framed
27 x 41.5 cm
Barbara Wien Contact Gallery
Attempts on paper by Luca Frei contemporary artwork painting, works on paper, drawing
Luca FreiAttempts on paper, 201510 drawings, ink on paper each
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Gravesano Album by Luca Frei contemporary artwork photography, print, installation
Luca FreiGravesano Album, 2015Giclée prints (Photo edition)
Barbara Wien Contact Gallery

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