Isabel Alonso Vega was born in Madrid in 1969. Currently she lives and works between Madrid and Berlin.
She graduated in 1991 with a Fine Arts degree at the Universidad Complutense of Madrid. Her work has been exhibited in both solo and collective shows in Spain, Germany, Switzerland and the U.S.A. and has been presented in art fairs in Miami, New York, Basel, Zurich, Cologne, Berlin and Madrid.
Her research is based on the attempt to give shape to the intangible. Ephemeral solids are fluctuating in crystalline cases as if they were insects in an entomologist collection. By painting on several layers of translucent materials, Isabel Alonso Vega creates sculptures depicting a single frame of a transformation, giving physical stance to an abstract phenomenon. Her sculptures are not forced into a static nature. Their form and dynamicity is continuously changing according to the light and the perspective from which they are observed. Just as silent and morphing clouds, fluctuating in a space carved only by light.
Her work focuses on the intent of reversing the relationship between form and content: giving physical structure to ephemeral objects, she uses paint as if she was crafting stone.
Isabel Alonso Vega is able to stress out the continuity between tradition both iconographical and cronological- and contemporary art. She applies archetypical figures and traditional techniques to contemporary languages, studying the possibility of representing, with a universally understandable vocabulary, the evanescent present reality.
Selected solo shows:
2017 Behind the Smoke, MYLONA GALLERY, Zurich, CH
2016 Genius, Espacio Urg3l, Madrid, ES
2015 The Bear’s fur, Materna y Herencia Gallery, Madrid, ES
2013 Smoke, Kleiner Salon, Berlin, DE
2008 Smoke, Elephantarte Gallery, Madrid, ES
2006 Aixerrota-Arte, Cubita Gallery, Bilbao, ES
2004 The wound-flower, Inside Art Gallery, Figueras, ES
2003. The wound-flower, NA(B) Madrid, ES
2002. The wound-flower, Peironcelli Gallery, Madrid, ES
Selected group shows:
2015 Root, Nando Argüelles Gallery, Sotogrande, Cádiz, ES
2015 Kleiner Salon Berlín, DE
2009 Elephantarte Gallery, Madrid, ES
2004 Inside Art Gallery Figueras, Gerona, ES
1986 Blanco y Negro contest exhibition, Caja de Ahorros y Monte de Piedad de Madrid, ES
2016 Art Farm Pilastro 15, Pilastro, Bonavigo, IT
1991 Fine Arts degree, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, ES
1988 Art seminar by Antonio López, Ratti Foundation, Como, IT
1987 Art seminar by Antonio Saura, Ratti Foundation, Como, IT
2018 JustMAD, stand of White Noise Gallery, ES
2018 Art Madrid, stand of Fucking Art Gallery, ES
2017 Scope Miami, stand of Espacio Urg3l, US
2017 Kunst Zürich, stand of Mylona gallery, CH
2017 Scope Basel, stand of Espacio Urg3l, CH
2017 Scope New York, stand of Espacio Urg3l, CH
2016 Far off Art Fair Cologne, stand of Espacio Urg3l, DE
2016 Scope Miami, stand of Fucking Art Gallery, US
2015 Art Madrid, ES
Isabel Alonso Vega was born in Madrid in 1969. Currently she lives and works between Madrid and Berlin. She graduated in 1991 with a Fine Arts degree at the Universidad Complutense of Madrid. Her work has been exhibited in both solo and collective shows in Spain, Germany, Switzerland and the… Leggi tutto