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Pablo Bronstein Biography

Pablo Bronstein (b. 1977, Buenos Aires) lives and works in London.

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In 2020, Bronstein will have a solo exhibition at Sir John Soane's Museum, London. In 2019, he will unveil a new commission in collaboration with David Kohn Architects at Ickworth House, Suffolk.

In 2019, Bronstein had a solo presentation at the OGR, Turin (with an offsite iteration of the work at the 58th Venice Biennale). In 2018, Bronstein's solo shows included presentations at Herald St across both the gallery's Herald St and Museum St locations, and Bloomberg SPACE, London. In 2017, Bronstein had a major presentation at RIBA, London, Conservatism, or the Long Reign of Pseudo-Georgian Architecture, and unveiled a new permanent commission at Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh. Bronstein was the recipient of the Tate Britain Commission 2016, for which he produced Historical Dances in an Antique Setting in the Duveen Galleries. In 2016 he also designed the set for The Creation, produced by Rambert and reenacted at Garsington Opera, Buckinghamshire, before touring to Sadler's Wells, London. Other solo exhibitions include: Wall Pomp, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester (2016); The Grand Tour, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, and Chatsworth House, Derbyshire (2015); Studies in Mannerist Decomposition, Museo Marino Marini, Florence (2015); We live in Mannerist times, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (2015); Enlightenment Discourse on the Origins of Architecture, REDCAT, Los Angeles (2014); A is Building, B is Architecture, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva (2013); Sketches for Regency Living, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (2011); Pissoir, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen (2011); and Pablo Bronstein at the Met, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (2009).

Upcoming group exhibitions include: Raid the Icebox Now, RISD Museum, Providence. Recent group exhibitions include: Ljubljana Biennial, Slovenia (2019); Joy for Ever: how to use art to change the world and its price in the market, The Whitworth, Manchester (2019); Transantiquity, Galeria Municipal do Porto, Portugal (2018); New Acquisitions, British Museum, London (2018); 250th Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London (2018); What Is Enlightenment, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw (2018); Idea Home Show, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, Middlesbrough (2017); Spaces without drama or surface is an illusion, but so is depth, Graham Foundation, Chicago (2017); British Art Show 8, various venues, UK (2015–2017); Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, and Centre Pompidou, Paris (2016–2017); Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague (2016); L'Année dernière à Marienbad, Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen (2015); History is Now: 7 Artists Take on Britain, Hayward Gallery, London (2015); Folkestone Triennial, curated by Lewis Biggs, Folkestone (2014); Curiosity: Art and the Pleasures of Knowing, curated by Brian Dillon, Hayward Gallery Touring, various venues, UK (2013–2014); Ideal Standard Forms, Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Turin (2013); Arkhaiologia: Archeology in Contemporary Art, Centre PasquArt, Biel (2011); Scene Shifts, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm (2010); MOVE: Choreographing You, Hayward Gallery Touring (2010–2011).

In 2017, König Books published Pseudo-Georgian London and in 2013 König Books published a major monograph of the artist, A is Building B is Architecture. Other solo publications include: Gilded Keyholes (2013), Postmodern Architecture in London, second edition (2011) and Ornamental Designs (2008), all published by König Books, as well as Enlightenment Discourse on the Origins of Architecture (2014) published by REDCAT, Pissoir (2011) published by Kunsthal Charlottenborg and Description of Casa Scaccabarozzi (2008) published by Galleria Franco Noero.

Text courtesy Herald St.

Pablo Bronstein Featured Artworks

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Celestial Screen by Pablo Bronstein contemporary artwork
Pablo BronsteinCelestial Screen, 2019Ink and watercolour on paper, artist’s frame
84.9 x 65.4 x 5 cm
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Panic Button in Russian Style by Pablo Bronstein contemporary artwork
Pablo BronsteinPanic Button in Russian Style, 2019Ink and watercolour on paper, artist’s frame
34 x 66.6 x 3.6 cm
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Dressing Mirror in the style of the Turkish Seraglio by Pablo Bronstein contemporary artwork
Pablo BronsteinDressing Mirror in the style of the Turkish Seraglio, 2019Ink and watercolour on paper, artist’s frame
57.5 x 49.5 x 6.5 cm
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Pompeian Extension by Pablo Bronstein contemporary artwork
Pablo BronsteinPompeian Extension, 2018Ink and watercolour on paper, artist’s frame
82.5 x 93 x 4 cm (incl frame)
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Dramatically cantilevered building by Pablo Bronstein contemporary artwork
Pablo BronsteinDramatically cantilevered building, 2018Ink and watercolour, artist’s frame
90.5 x 63.6 cm
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Clock in the style of a Georgian Lampoon by Pablo Bronstein contemporary artwork
Pablo BronsteinClock in the style of a Georgian Lampoon, 2018Ink and watercolour on paper, artist’s frame
72 x 67 x 3 cm
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Current world’s largest clock, Mecca Royal Hotel, Mecca by Pablo Bronstein contemporary artwork
Pablo BronsteinCurrent world’s largest clock, Mecca Royal Hotel, Mecca, 2018Pencil and watercolour on paper, artist’s frame
49 x 36.5 x 3 cm
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Pablo Bronstein Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Via dell’Inferno at Herald St, London
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23 January–28 March 2020 Group Exhibition Via dell’Inferno Galleria Spazia, Bologna
Contemporary art exhibition, Pablo Bronstein, Pablo Bronstein at Herald St, London
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6 April–19 May 2018 Pablo Bronstein Herald St, Museum St, London
Contemporary art exhibition, Pablo Bronstein, Pablo Bronstein at Herald St, London
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6 April–19 May 2018 Pablo Bronstein Herald St, London

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Pablo Bronstein In Related Press

Unlimited section at Art Basel in Basel to include El Anatsui, Stan Douglas et al. Related Press Unlimited section at Art Basel in Basel to include El Anatsui, Stan Douglas et al. 29 April 2016, ARTNews

Unlimited, the Art Basel platform allotted for large-scale and unconventional artworks, will be showing a record 88 projects from participating galleries this year. Gianni Jetzer, curator-at-large at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, is heading the section for the fifth year in a row.

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Contemporary commission to bring performance to Tate Britain’s traditional spaces Related Press Contemporary commission to bring performance to Tate Britain’s traditional spaces 27 February 2016, It's Nice That

Pablo Bronstein has been announced at the artist creating the Tate Britain Commission 2016, making a new large-scale piece in response to the site’s central neo-classical Duveen Galleries. In a similar approach to his 2011 ICA show, the Argentina-born artist will be using the space to house a series of interventions and performances that...

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