Jaume Plensa

Spain

Bio

Jaume Plensa follows in the 20th century Spanish tradition of producing leading artists of the era like Picasso, Miró, Tàpies and Dali. With numerous national and international awards and honours, Plensa has exhibited in major museums throughout Europe, Japan and North America, including The Institute Valencia d’Art Modern, Valencia, Spain, The Musée d’Art Contemporain, Nice, France, Museum of Modern Art, New York, The Tate Modern, London, and most recently, inclusion in the prestigious 53rd International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale in 2009. In addition, Plensa has won numerous public art commissions worldwide, including installations in Tenerife, Spain, New York, Paris, Toronto, Moscow, Barcelona and the prestigious $17 million multimedia installation in Chicago’s Millennium Park.

WE, 2008, one of the feature installations in the 2009-2011 Vancouver Biennale, created specifically for the exhibition.

 

Education Program Material

About Artist and Artwork (PDF)

 

Photo Credit

Dan Fairchild Photography

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