01.10.2015 | 04.10.2015
SWAB BARCELONA 2015
A cop d'ull
PERE FORMIGUERA i ALBERT GUSI
Till 16th of March 2014 we can visit the exhibition “A cop d’ull” in Palau de la Virreina, Barcelona. The exhibition is a review of the photographic production in Barcelona on the last decade. There are 89 artists, including Pere Formiguera and Albert Gusi, more than 500 works and it’s structured in 11 thematic blocks. On the block Dramatis Personae, Portraits on the public sphere, we can find 6 portraits of Pere Formiguera and the work Approximations to a Catalan cultural geography, by Albert Gusi.
Un dilema. L’art contemporani i la inversió de la incertesa
On the exhibition “Un dilema. L’art contemporani i la inversió de la incertesa” in Santa Mònica, Barcelona, we can find the work of Sofia Mataix Birdcage. Bread sticks. There is also the roulotte of the project Camping, caravaning, arquitecturing in collaboration with Miquel Ollé.
Now, the Hangar artists present FACTOTUM, an exhibition in Fundació Tàpies, Barcelona, which will be there till February 2014. One of them is Victor Jaenada, who presents an installation named Family is the first. This project will be on the social networks at the end of each day.
Swab Barcelona 2013
Galeria Balaguer participates in the Swab art fair, from 3rd to 6th October 2013, in Pavellón Italiano, Fira de Barcelona, with the artists Alejandra Atarés, Víctor Jaenada and Sofia Mataix.
PINTA LONDON 2013
Galeria Balaguer is going to participate in Pinta London 2013, with the artists Àlex de Fluvià, Albert Gusi, Víctor Jaenada, Diego Pujal, A. A. Rucci and Dominica Sánchez. Pinta, showcasing the best Modern and Contemporary Art from Latin America, Spain and Portugal
The show location will be the Earls Court Exhibition Centre of London from 4th to 7th June 2013.
JOAN ANTON MARAGALL NEW PRESIDENT OF ART BARCELONA
Joan Anton Maragall of Galeria Trama has replaced Carles Duran in the presidency of Associació Art Barcelona, in the election of new directors. The new rectors of the Associació are: President: Joan Anton Maragall (Galeria Trama); Vice Presidents, Joan de Muga (Galeria Joan Prats) and Ana Mas (+R Galeria); secretary, Violant Porcel (Galeria Marlborough); treasurer, Fidel Balaguer (Galeria Balaguer); vocals, Carlos Duran (Galeria Senda), Carles Taché Abella (Galeria Carles Taché) and Quico Peinado (Galeria dels Angels).
The assembly has had a special thank you to Carlos Duran for his excellent task done over ten years as a president of the entity. The new committee, in which most of the old members are still the same, has the proposal of consolidate different started projects, specially the national and international projection of the contemporary art galleries.
The association is planning to do new initiatives like the celebration of collective openings during the new galleries season, the edition and diffusion of the book Galerisme a Barcelona in English and Spanish languages, and the organization for the second time of the cycle of exhibitions Art Nou, which is dedicated to the young creation. The new committee thinks that the most important thing is to keep the support of the public administrations in the culture, and especially in the international projection of the contemporary creation.
ART BARCELONA is pleased to present the book “Galerisme a Barcelona, 1887-2012”, Descobrir, defensar i difondre l’art, writed by Jaume Vidal Oliveras and co-edited by the Ajuntament de Barcelona and the Associació ART BARCELONA for his twenty anniversary. The meeting was celebrated on Thursday 10th of January at 19.30h in the Virreina LAB auditory inside the Palau de la Virreina of Barcelona.
ÀLEX DE FLUVIÀ
Àlex de Fluvià participates in the exhibition ¨STOP OVER¨ of the gallery Filser & Gräf in Muich, from September 15 to November 3, along with Keiko Kimoto (Japan) and C. Michael Norton (USA).
SCREEN FESTIVAL: AN ALIEN INTERVIEW by VICTOR JAENADA
Opening: May 24 at 19h / Galeria Fidel Balaguer.
PRESENTATION OF THE MAGAZINE BONART
The number 150/April 2012 of the magazine Bonart reproduces on its cover a work of Alex de Fluvià, it also includes the first CD of the "El Morro Acaricia'm", a jazz group led by Alex de Fluvià. The magazine will be presented on Wednesday the 4th of April at 7:30p.m at the studio of Alex.
CICLE/SEGLE DE PERFORMANCE
From the Gallery Fidel Balaguer we have launched a cycle-in the century of the Art Performance. The Art Performance takes place in galleries all over Europe, making Barcelona an exception. From the Gallery Fidel Balaguer we want to start this cycle with the intention of becoming a reference point for artists, art professionals and people who are interested in this discipline. The cycle will be opened on the 27th of October 2011 at 7pm and will be bimonthly. Therefore there will be a performance that is coinsided with each one of the exhibitions that are planed from the gallery. The 2011-2012 cycle is consisted of five performances that are going to be held in October, December, February, Arpil and June. The selected artists are: Oscar Abril Ascaso, October 27, Anne Lise Le Gac, December 15, Pere Faura and Iñaki Alvarez,February 2, Ariadna Rodriguez, and The Salonières April 26, June 2012. AriadnaRodriguez is the commissary of the cycle.
ÀLEX DE FLUVIÀ
Alex de Fluvià participates, from October the 4th, in the colective exhibition "Collage/Assemblage" in the Cuadro Fine Arts Gallery of Dubai, with Ebrahim Bussad, Nadine Kanso, Omar Al Rashid among other artists. www.cuadroart.com
Helena Basagañas participates with the Fidel Balaguer Gallery in the new edition of TARDOR ART 2011-ON-OFF with the artwork “Entre las cosas”, 146x114 cm. The painting can be seen in the galery until the 29th of October. www.tardorart.com
Pujal Diego participates in the collective curated by David Armengol, "La Gran Aventura", with 14 of the artists in residence at Hangar between 2008 and 2011. Until 9th July at Can Felipa, Barcelona.
Pere Formiguera participate in the exhibition PhotoEspaña, "Cara al tiempo" with Esther Ferrer, Peter Forgács, Kan Xuan and Lucas Samaras. The exhibition will remain until 17th July at the Real Jardín Botánico, Madrid.
Paricio Paricio presents the exhibition "Master Painters" in Halcyon Gallery, London. From 12th May to 17th June.
Pere Formiguera presents in Contraluz Gallery, from Photographic of Film Association of Navarra, the exhibition "Vegetal." Until 31rst May.
ÀLEX DE FLUVIÀ
Alex de Fluvià participates in the Loop Festival Galleries with the work "VIATGES." From 12th to 21rst May in the Fidel Balaguer Gallery.
Drawings, engravings, paintings and sculptures by Catalan artists Dominica Sánchez, Antoni Camarasa, Miquel Lligadas i Pujadas, belonging to the French patron Denise Lévy, today reached "record" prices in a Paris auction in the Salle Drouot Montaigne. The collectors have opted their preferences for large formats by Dominica Sánchez and for the paintings by Camarasa, have indicated from the auction house, and have indicated that the unsold works will form a new sale planned for the coming months. The French collector settled in Barcelona at the end of the 80’s, convinced that democracy would have a positive effect on autochthonous creations and She struggled to support these artists and promote their work on the international scene.
JAUME DE OLEZA
Jaume de Oleza participates at the group exhibition “Dues Ribes” in the Miquela Nicolau Gallery, Felanitx. Until 30th May.
Pere Formiguera presented in Spectrum Gallery, Zaragoza, the exhibition "De Vuelta". Until May 15th, 2011.
Carme Sanglas presents in Can Manyé, Alella, the exhibition " La pintura com a metàfora." Can Manyé, Riera Coma Fosca, 42. Alella. Until April 17th, 2011.
Pere Formiguera is the author of the photographs from the book "The Counts of Barcelona and his time", a book co-published by the Count of Barcelona Foundation and La Caixa to mark the 25th anniversary of the foundation. The work, directed by journalist Josep Maria Soria, reviews the history of the counts of Barcelona, essential for understanding the origins of Catalonia and Spain. Recently Javier Godo, Count of Godo, editor of La Vanguardia and vice president of the Count of Barcelona Foundation and Isidre Fainé, president of La Caixa, handed over a copy of the book, luxuriously bound, to king Juan Carlos at the Zarzuela Palace. Don Juan Carlos is the current count of Barcelona and President of the foundation, as was his father.
Pere Formiguera returns to Madrid after 15 years. He does so in the Blanca Berlin Gallery with the exhibition “De vuelta”. From 8 June to 12 September. The exhibition is involved in PhotoEspaña'10.
Dominica Sánchez opens an exhibition of recent work, drawing and sculpture, at the Michael Dunev Art Projects Gallery, Torroella de Montgrí, Girona. From 12 June to 10 July.
The gallery participates in the Loop'10 Festival, in Barcelona gallerys program, with the video "Live does not measure" of Ainize Txopitea. The video can be seen in the gallery from 12 to 22 May. www.loop-barcelona.com
Dominica Sanchez participates in the collective "Role (s)" at Astarte Gallery in Madrid. The opening is Thursday, March 4.
The opening is on Thursday, March 4.
ÀLEX DE FLUVIÀ
Cuadro Fine Art Gallery is proud to be launching the Arts Residency at Cuadro: A comprehensive program of local and international residencies aimed at the overall development of the contemporary art scene regionally and internationally. The Arts Residency at Cuadro will also give artists the unique chance to work in the heart of the Dubai International Financial Centre where Cuadro Fine Art Gallery is located. The first artist in residency at Cuadro is Alex De Fluvià from Barcelona.De Fluvià will spend 3 months at Cuadro producing new works inspired by his time in Dubai.
ÀLEX DE FLUVIÀ
Álex de Fluviá is represented by Cuadro Fine Art Gallery, Dubai at the Abu Dhabi Art Fair, 18th - 22nd November, Abu Dhabi. www.abudhabiartfair.ae/en/
Javier Puértolas is represented by Canem Gallery, Castellón at the Lisbon Art Fair, 18th - 23rd November, Lisbon. www.artelisboa.fil.pt/esp/
Dominica Sánchez. An exhibition by Dominica Sánchez has inaugurated the temporary exhibitions space in the new Cerdanyola Art Museum (MAC). The exhibition comprises sculptures and large-format drawings, one of which is the original commission for the poster of the Cerdanyola Blues Festival 2009. From the 22nd of September until the 1st of November, 2009.
ÀLEX DE FLUVIÀ
As part of “Roma. ArtWeekend”, 03.04.2009, Àlex de Fluvià is participating in the group show “Miscellanea”, Gallery SMAC, Rome.
Dominica Sánchez is showing drawings and sculptures in the new “Group show” at Gallery A/34, Barcelona, as from Thursday 2nd of April.
ÀLEX DE FLUVIÀ
Álex de Fluviá is participating in "The Hadith. Contemporary Conversation", a group show which opens on the 19th of March in the Cuadro Fine Art Gallery, Dubai.
Dominica Sánchez shows her latest drawings at "New York/Tampa" collective exhibition in Blue Acier Gallery of Tampa, Florida.
ÀLEX DE FLUVIÀ
At Cuadro Fine Art Gallery, Àlex de Fluvià participates in the first exhibit of this gallery from Dubai, called "Inaugural Exhibition: a Survey of Contemporary Art". Opening on November 4th.
Is participating in the following exhibitions: EL DO DE LA VIDA. Center of art La Panera. Lléida. CAZADORES DE SOMBRAS. Museum of Bellas Artes in Santiago de Chile. Chile. MUTACIONES. Festival Getxophoto. Getxo. País Vasco.
ÀLEX DE FLUVIÀ
is participating in the gallery Traeger&Pinto from México D.F. with the collective of the end of the summer. Carla Altesor, Zed Desideraja, Regina Guerrero and Anne Pivron too.
JUAN DIEGO VALERA
Participates in the collective exhibition "Barcelona Liquida" organized by the Social Photografic Vision. It can be seen in the Cultural Space Caja Madrid locate to Plaça Catalunya of Barcelona. The exhibition shows five photographic looks about the waters of the city and brings up the relationships between citizens of Barcelona with the water.
ÀLEX DE FLUVIÀ IN MEXICO:
Àlex de Fluvià exhibits his recent work, titled "Variations on a Mexican Theme" in Mexico D.F., at the cultural space "PolyforumSiqueiros", from the 12th to 30th June 2008.
DOMINICA SÁNCHEZ AND VICKY COLOMBET
are participating in Art Paris 08 with the New York gallery Haim Chanin Fine Arts. Art Paris is being held in the Grand Palais de Paris from 2nd-7th April.
ÀLEX DE FLUVIÀ
Exibition in the Bahrain National Museum: The Dubai gallery, Cuadro Fine Art, present the exhibition "Manama: Impressions" at the Bahrain National Museum with the participation of six international artist: Hunt Slonem, John Torreano, Tony Berlant, Bruce Helander, Àlex de Fluvià and Italo Scanga. The opening is on the 9th March and the exhibition forms part of the programme for Bahrain's annual "Spring of Culture".
JOSEP LLUÍS JUBANY
at the Museum of Montserrat: From the 22nd of February until the 2nd of June. The Museum of Montserrat presents a retrospective exhibition of the work of Josep Lluís Jubany. The exposure has been oranized with the Art Museum of Cerdanyola, and the catalogue has been edited with the collaboration of the Gallery Fidel Balaguer.
ÀLEX DE FLUVIÀ
exposure "59 days" -paintings on paper created in Japan in 2006- to the gallery B&B Libros de Basilea, of the 13 in the 30 June.
For the first time the gallery participates in DFOTO 07, the only and the most important fair of contemporary photography in Spain, which is celebrated in the Kursaal of Sant Sebastián, since the 3rd until the 6th May. Exposed artists on the stand A-3/Galeria Fidel Balaguer: Pere Formiguera, Humberto Rivas, Manel Esclusa, Manuel Serra, Juan Bufill, Àlex de Fluvià, Kalin Coromina, Rocco Ricci, Roberta Vivoli.
opens the retrospective one "Revisions 1974-2006" in the Museum of Sant Cugat, in the spaces of the Monastery and in the House Aymat, until the 21 January of 2007.
PERE FORMIGUERA AND DOMINICA SÁNCHEZ
participate in the "Toronto International Art Fair" of the 9 in the 13 November in the stand of gallery of Paris "Caroline Dimnik Contemporary".