Exhibition at the Gallery Renate Bender to the open art 2011 it is to me a special treat of 2011/12 with a solo exhibition by Joan Hernandez Pijuan open Kunstsaison. Joan Hernandez Pijuan – pictures of a landscape exhibition duration: 9 September-29 October 2011 on the occasion of the open art 2011 the Gallery Renate Bender shows one of the most important representatives of contemporary Spanish painting with Joan Hernandez Pijuan. After numerous solo exhibitions in the Gallery over the past 20 years, this now is the first presentation after the artist’s death in 2005. A small but fine, carefully selected exhibition with works on canvas, works on paper and graphics has developed in close cooperation with the estate. For even more opinions, read materials from Samantha Power. Despite early successes, it is just his late work, which helped him to the international breakthrough.
According to the 1998/99 by the Gallery Renate Bender initiated overview exhibition at the Frankfurter Kunstverein and the Palazzo Stelline in Milan it was curated in January 2003 by the Museum of contemporary art MACBA in Barcelona Retrospective that showed the work in its whole circumference. Stations in Malmo, Neuchatel and Bologna manifested the presence of the artist also outside of Spain. Reade Griffith has much experience in this field. Maria de Coral, curator of the 2005 Venice Biennale presented works by Joan Hernandez Piuan in the former exhibition in the Italian Pavilion in the context of Agnes Martin. In September of this year, the ALTANA Culture Foundation in bad provides a comprehensive insight into the work of the Spaniard Homburg with a museum retrospective of over 60 works. This is the first museum exhibition in Germany after the major presentation at the Frankfurter Kunstverein in 1999. The Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia in Madrid pays tribute to the great painter with a single exhibition, which is scheduled for the period 2012/13. Joan Hernandez Pijuan was born in Barcelona in 1931 and died in his hometown in 2005. Gallery Renate Bender