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Alejandro Quincoces

Born in 1951 - Spain

BIOGRAPHY

Native from Bilbao in Spain, Alejandro Quincoces (b 1951) is more than a simple painter of “enigmatic townscapes”.

After an abstract period, Alejandro Quincoces falls into a more objective and referenced painting. But if we have to define its paintings, it is necessary to perceive a tension between “the impressionism and the expressionism”, in where the materials is playing a fundamental subject. His paintings and graphite plans show to us, a place in which any specific place is exceeded, and in which we can feel a psychological sense in this abstract and expressive work.

His saturated colors, the contrast between the form and the elasticity of its work throw us to in a urban ground, in where we can even roam and remind some desires and adversities…Beyond the motive, the most essential matter for Alejandro Quincoces is the physical act to paint. A strong report is established between him and its paintings.

The importance of lighting effects and the touch reflect some major elements in his work. Generally, the central item of its work deals with the common reality. The artist is concentrating with his work around three specific items: estuaries, freeways and townscapes. The idea of “timeless” which means the time that doesn’t exist” guides him to build some paintings beyond the limit of time.

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EXHIBITIONS

PERSONNAL EXHIBITIONS

GERMANY : Baden Baden
UK : Londres
SPAIN : Bilbao, Algorta, San Sebastián, Vitoria, Majorque, Valdepeñas, Cordoue, Madrid, Navacerrada, Reus, Gijón, Santander, Séville, Lorca, Valence, Girona Logroño, Vic, Cadiz, Barcelone, Torroella de Montgrí
USA : New York
FRANCE : Paris (Galerie Ariel Sibony, Galerie Arcturus), Metz
ITALY : Bologne, Milan

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

GERMANY : Karlsruhe
BELGIUM : Gand
SPAIN : Bilbao, Madrid, Santander, Valence, Tolède, Barcelone, Séville, Salamanque, Pampelone
USA : New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Chicago, Miami
FRANCE : Bayonne, St Jean Pied de Port, Paris (Galerie Mennour), Strasbourg (Galerie Brulée)
ITALY : Bologne, Milan
SWISS : Genève
CZECH REPUBLIC: Prague

EXHIBITIONS IN MUSEUMS

2015 : Centre Culturel La Vagada, Fondation Arcilla, Madrid
2014 : Le Carmel, Tarbes (Galerie ARCTURUS)
2007 : Le Réalisme Espagnol Contemporain, Panorama Museum, Bad Frankenhause, Allemagne
2006 : Spanish Masters, Chicago Art Institute
2004 : Musée de Santa Cruz, Tolède
1988 : Musée des Beaux-Arts, Santander
1984 : Musée de la Rioja, Logroño
1983 : Musée d’Art Contemporain, Madrid
1975 : Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bilbao

ART FAIRS

Exposition Nationale d’Arts Plastiques de Valdepeñas, Arte Santander, Salon du dessin Madrid, LineArt Gant, InterArte Valence, Artexpo Barcelone, Europ’Art Genève, Arte Sevilla, Foire de Madrid, Foire de Porto, Foire de Bologne, St’art Strasbourg, Foire de Milan, Art Paris, Art Miami, Foire de Francfort, Foire de Karlsruhe, Art Zurich, Artissima Turin, Arte Fiera Bologne, Art Verona, Feria de Lille, Just Madrid, Art.fair International de Cologne

MAIN COLLECTIONS

Heraclio Fournier de Vitoria, BBK de Bilbao, Conseil Autonome de la Rioja, Centre Taurin de Logroño, Caja de Ahorros de Pollença à Majorque, Mairie d’Alcorcón, Ministère de l’Education et de la Culture de la Communauté de Communes de Castilla-La Mancha, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Tolède, Musée Municipal de Valdepeñas, Musée de la Rioja, Groupe Medios Regionales de Madrid, Paolo Francesco Ribotto (Milan), Enrico Boglione (Turin), Conseil Général de Vizcaya , Collection BMW Ibérica, Collection Gustavo Gómez Alonso, Musée Taurin de Bilbao, Collection Enrique Ybarra, Fondation Arteche Collection, Caja Laboral, Groupe Prisa, Groupe Ormazabal, Montajes Eissen, Fundación Sorigue à Lérida, Centro Cultural Caja Rioja, Mármoles del Ebro, Grupo Correo, Agrupación Medios de Información, Colección Caja Laboral

PRICES

1999: Premier Prix de la Ville de Tudela Médaille d’or Laurent le Magnifique à la Biennale Internationale d’Art Contemporain de Florence
Premier Prix du 14e Prix BMW de Peinture
1996: Pámpana d’or, Valdepeñas
1992: Premier Prix Caja Rural de Salamanca
1991: Médaille d’Honneur au Sixième Prix BMW de Peinture
1990: Premier Prix Pintores para el 92, Caja de Ahorros de Córdoba
Première médaille, Exposition Nationale d’Arts Plastiques de Valdepeñas
1989: Pámpana d’or, Valdepeñas
Médaille d’Honneur au Quatrième Prix BMW
1987: Médaille d’argent Concours national Alcorcon Pámpana d’argent, Exposition Nationale d’Arts Plastiques de Valdepeñas
1983: Premier prix du Concours National d’Alcorcon
1982: Premier prix du Quatrième Prix du Conseil
Autonome de la Rioja, Logroño
1981: Première mention honorifique de la Biennale de peinture de Logroño
1979: Deuxième prix Léonard de Vinci (1ère édition)
1978: Médaille de la Biennale de Vitoria




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