Pedro Calapez

    Attributes

    • Male
    • Abstract expressionist
    • Installation
    • Mixed media
    • Painter
    • Sculptor

    Galleries

    Belo Galsterer, Lisboa
    Fernando Santos, Porto
    Mário Sequeira, Braga
    Max Estrella, Madrid
    Arthobler, Zurich
    Seippel, Cologne

    About the artist

    Pedro Calapez was born in Lisbon (1953) where he lives and works. He began taking part in exhibitions in the seventies and in 1982 had his first solo exhibition.

    Pedro Calapez has exhibited his work individually in various galleries and museums, most notably Histórias de objectos, Casa de la Cittá, Roma, Carré des Arts, Paris and Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon (1991); Petit jardin et paysage, Salpêtriére Chapel, Paris (1993);Memória involuntária, Chiado Museum, Lisbon (1996); Campo de Sombras, Pilar i Joan Miró Foundation, Majorca (1997); Studiolo, INTERVAL-Raum fur Kunst & Kultur, Witten, Germany (1998); Madre Agua, MEIAC - Contemporary Art Museum, Badajoz and CAAC - Andalucia Contemporary Art Centre, Seville (2002); Selected works 1992-2004, Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon (2004); piso zero, CGAC - Galicia Contemporary Art Centre, Santiago de Compostela (2005); Lugares de pintura, CAB - Caja Burgos Art Centre, Burgos (2005); “Notes on a method problem”, CAV-Centro de Artes Visuais, Coimbra (2009)

     Most outstanding among the various collective exhibitions in which he has taken part are the biennials of Venice (1986) and S.Paulo (1987 and 1991) and the exhibitions: 10 Contemporâneos, Serralves Museum, OPorto (1992); Perspectives, Marne-La-Vallée Contemporary Art Centre (1994); The day after tomorrow, CCB - Belém Cultural Centre, Lisbon (1994); Ecos de la materia, MEIAC, Badajoz (1996); Tage Der Dunkelheit Und Des Lichts, Kunstmuseum Bonn (Bonn Art Museum) (1999); EDP.ARTE, Serralves Museum, OPorto (2001); “Del Zero al 2005. Insights on Portuguese art”, Marcelino Botín Foundation, Santander (2005); Beaufort Outside - Inside, Contemporary Art Triennial, PMMK Museum, Ostende (2006); “Mapas, cosmogonias e puntos de referencia”, CGAC-Centro Galego de Arte Contemporânea, Santiago de Compostela (2007); “Serralves 2009- The collection”, Museu de Serralves, OPorto (2009); “La colección”, Fundación Barrié, A Coruña.