Paloma Varga Weisz (born 1966) lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany. She trained at Staatliche Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf. Major solo exhibitions include Krummer Hund, Kabinett für aktuelle Kunst, Bremerhaven, Germany, and the Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, 2013; that at Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany (with Rosemary Trockel); Spirits of My Flesh, Chapter, Cardiff, 2011, and that at the Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, 2006. From June to August 2014 her work will be included in the exhibition The Human Factor: Uses of the Figure in Contemporary Sculpture, Hayward Gallery, London. Other significant group shows include Sculptures from the art academy Düsseldorf since 1945, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany, 2013, Exquisite Corpses: Drawing and Disfiguration, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2012, the Folkestone Triennial, UK, 2011, Lust for Life and Dance of Death, Kunsthalle Krems, 2010, and the Berlin Biennale (2006).
Samson Kambalu and Teresa Margolles have been announced as the next two artists chosen for the Fourth Plinth commission in Trafalgar Square. They were picked from a shortlist which included Nicole EisRead More