Chronologie

1955
Born in Barcelona, Spain
1993
Ministère de la Culture, France: Medal awarded for the Culture Ministry at the "Petit Palais," Paris
1998
The best work represented in ARCO, Madrid
1999
Gold Medal of Prague Quadrennial of Stage Design and Theatre Architecture
2002
Best sculpture exhibition in Madrid, Spain
2005
Awarded Honorary Doctorate of the School of Art Institute of Chicago
Collections: Art Institute of Chicago; Frederick Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, USA; Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City; Miami Art Museum; Milwaukee Art Museum; Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid; Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna; Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Expositions

2011
“A N O N Y M O U S” Galerie Lelong, New York, New York (solo)
2011
“Echo,” Madison Square Park, New York, New York (solo)
2011
Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, United Kingdom (solo)
2010
"Awilda," Salzburg Art Project, Toskana-Trakt (Tuscany wing), Salzburg University, Salzburg, Austria (solo)
2010
“New Contemporary Sculpture Acquisitions,” North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina
2010
“Sculptors Celebrate the Legacy of Fred and Lena Meijer,” Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, Michigan
2010
“Dreams,” Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art, Salzburg, Austria
2010
“The Fifth Genre: Considering the Contemporary Still Life,” Galerie Lelong, New York, New York
2010
“CORPUS,” Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2010
“Colección Norte de Arte Contemporáneo del Gobierno de Cantabria,” Biblioteca Central y Archivo Histórico de Cantabria, Santander, Spain
2010
Around Shadows, Galerie Scheffel, Bad Homburg v.d.H., Germany (solo)
2010
Alphabets de l’âme, Galerie Lelong, Paris (solo)
2010
Jaume Plensa: L’Âme des Mots, Musée Picasso Antibes, Antibes (solo)
2010
Jaume Plensa: Obra gràfica, Galeria Palma Dotze, Vilafranca del Penedès (solo)
2010
Dopplereffekt, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel
2010
Obra Sobre Papel, Galería Estiarte, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2010
Genius and Species, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Texas (solo)
2010
DISQUIETED, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon
2009
Jerusalem, Espacio Cultural El Tanque, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain (solo)
2009
Sèvres Then And Now: Tradition and Innovation in Porcelain, 1750-2000, Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens, Washington D.C.
2009
in-transit-ion, 2009-2011 Vancouver International Sculpture Biennale, Vancouver BC, Canada
2009
Not For Sale, Galeria Toni Tapies. Bacelona, Spain
2009
Beyond Limits: Sotheby’s at Chatsworth, Chatsworth Park, Chatsworth, Bakewell, Derbyshire, England
2009
Face and Form: Modern and Contemporary Sculpture in the Meadows Collection, The Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University, Dallas Texas
2009
Conflicting Tales Burger Collection, Berlin, Germany
2009
Unconditional Love, Arsenale Novissimo, Project by the Moscow Museum of Modern Art, collateral event of the 53rd International Art Exhibition – Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
2009
Jaume Plensa, Mimmo Scognamiglio Artecontemporanea, Milano, Italy (solo)
2009
Art Albertina, Albertina Museum, Vienna
2009
Triptych, Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art, Salzburg (solo)
2009
In the MIdst of Dreams, Galerie Lelong, New York (solo)
2009
Galería Toni Tàpies, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
2009
Slumberland, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France (solo)
2009
Sign, Space, Time, Caixa Forum, Barcelona, Spain
2009
“Transparency,” a collaboration between w.art projects and the City of Prague in conjunction with the EU Presidency of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic
2009
“Silent Music,” Diehl + Gallery One, Moscow, Russia
2008
Centro de Arte Caja de Burgos, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2008
Frederick Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, Michigan (solo)
2008
Save our Souls, Albion, Michael-Hue Williams Fine Art Limited, London, United Kingdom (solo)
2008
A Year in Drawing, Galerie Lelong, New York, New York (group)
2008
Jaume Plensa, Centro de Arte Caja Burgos CAB, Burgos, Spain (solo)
2008
Jaume Plensa, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, Michigan (solo)
2008
La riva di Acheronte, Stadtkirche Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany (solo)
2007
Save our Souls, Albion Gallery, London, England (solo)
2007
Figura humana y abstracción, Esculturas de los siglos XX y XXI, Colección Würth Alemania y España, Museo Würth, Agoncillo
2007
Dialogues Mediterranées, La Citadelle, Saint Tropez
2007
SHO, IVAM, Institut Valencià d’Art Modern, València (solo)
2007
MAMAC, Musée d’Art Contemporain Nice (solo)
2007
Visualkultur.cat, Museum für Angewandte Kunst Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main
2007
La palabra imaginada, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia
2007
Nomade, Bastion Saint-Jaume, Juan-les-Pins, Antibes, France; Organized by the Musée Picasso, Antibes, France; Traveled to Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, Florida (solo)
2007
Beyond Limits: Sotheby’s at Chatsworth, Chatsworth Park, Chatsworth, Bakewell, Derbyshire, United Kingdom (group)
2007
Barcelona 1947-2007, Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France (group)
2007
Nineteen Going on Twenty: Recent Acquisitions from the Collection of the Contemporary Museum,” The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii (group)
2007
Institut Valencia d’Art Moderne, Valencia, Spain (solo)
2007
Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Nice, France (solo)
2007
Shakespeare, Centro Cultural Fundación Círculo de Lectores, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
2007
Silent Voices, Tamada Projects, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
2007
Sinónimos, Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2006
Songs and Shadows, Galerie Lelong, New York
2006
Livres, estampes et multiples 1978-2005, Centre de la Gravure et de l’Image imprimée, La Louvière
2006
Art’Fab: L’Art, La Femme, L’Europe, Saint Tropez, France
2006
Don Quixote: Spanish Contemporary Art, The National Gallery, Oslo, Norway
2006
Dormir, Rêver… et Autres Nuits, Musée d’art Contemporain, Bordeaux, France
2006
Eye on Europe: Prints, Books & Multiples/ 1960 to Now, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
2006
Jaume Plensa: Canetti’s Dream, Mario Mauoner Contemporary Art, Vienna, Austria
2006
Jaume Plensa: I in his eyes as one that found peace, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, Illinois and Richard Gray Gallery, New York, New York
2006
Jaume Plensa: Jerusalem, Museu d’Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
2006
Jaume Plensa: Une âme, deux corps... trois ombres, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France
2006
Paper, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, CanadA
2006
Silent Rain, Museo Colecciones ICO, Madrid, Spain
2006
Singapore Biennial, Singapore, The Republic of Singapore
2006
The Snow Show, Sestriere, Italy
2006
Llibres, gravats i múltiples sobre paper 1978-2006, Fundació Pilar i Joan Miró, Palma de Mallorca, Spain (solo)
2005
Anónimos, Galería Estiarte, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2005
Opera, Teatro y Amigos, Museo Colecciones ICO, Madrid
2005
Is art something in between?” Kunsthalle Mannheim (GER)
2005
Thirteen Doubts, Galerie Scheffel and Kulturzentrum Englische Kirche, Bad Homburg (GER)
2005
Song of Songs, Albion Gallery, London (UK)
2005
Glückauf? Stiftung Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg (GER)
2005
Jaume Plensa, Centro de Arte Contemporaneo de Malaga, Malaga, Spain
2004
La creation contemporaine a la Manufacture nationale de Sevres,” Maison Rene Char-Hotel Donadei de Campredon, L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
2004
A light crescendo, St. Mary’s York Museum, York
2004
Outside/In: Sculpture for the Natural World, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
2004
Silent Noise, The Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, Louisiana; Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
2004
Fiumi e Cenere, Palazzo Delle Papesse, Siena, Italy
2004
Anònim, Galeria Toni Tàpies, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
2004
Jaume Plensa. Galleria Gentili – Villa il Tasso, Montecatini, Italy
2004
Jaume Plensa. Livres, estampes et multiples sur papier 1978-2003, Musée des Beaux Arts, Caen, France; Fundación César Manrique, Lanzarote, Spain (solo)
2004
Il suono del sangue parla la stessa lingua, Volume!, Rome, Italy (solo)
2003
Jaume Plensa, Galería Academia, Salzburg, Austria (solo)
2003
Crystal Rain, Galerie Lelong, Paris
2003
Hot? Sex? Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla
2003
Who? Why? Galerie Lelong, New York
2002
Sculpture Now, Palm Beach Contemporary Art, Lake Worth, Florida
2002
Jaume Plensa, The Spanish Embassy in Belgium. Belgium (solo)
2002
Avesta Art 2002, Avesta, Sweden
2002
DAK’ART 2002, Biennale de Dakar, Senegal
2002
Shift, Galerie Lelong, New York
2002
Villa Carducci-Pandolfini, Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Firenza
2002
Rethinking: Space.Time.Architecture, Crown Fountain at Millenium Park Chicago. Galerie Volker Diehl, Berlin
2002
Rumor, Centro Cultural de España, México
2002
Jaume Plensa, Fondation Européenne pour la Sculpture, Parc Tournay-Solvay, Bruxelles
2002
B.OPEN, Jaume Plensa. The Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead (solo)
2002
Wispern. Església de Santo Domingo, Pollença, Mallorca (solo)
2002
Primary thoughts. Galería Helga de Alvear, Madrid (solo)
2002
Conceptes de l’espai. Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona
2002
Conversations, Galerie Scheffel, Bad Homburg
2002
Galería SCQ, Santiago de Compostela, Spain (solo)
2001
Minimalism Past And Presence, Galerie Lelong, New York
2001
Milano-Europa 2000, I semi del Futuro. Palazzo della Triennale, Milano
2001
Blickachsen 3, Skulpturen im Kurpark, Galerie Scheffel, Bad Homburg (GER)
2001
Logbook, Galerie Diehl-Vorderwuelbecke, Berlin (solo)
2001
Close Up, Mestna Galerija, Ljubljana (solo)
2001
Bienal de València, Convento del Carmen, València
2001
Poéticas del lugar, Arte Público en España, Fundación Cesar Manrique, Lanzarote
2001
50 Ans de Sculpture Espagnole, Jardins du Palais Royal, Paris; Parque del Retino, Madrid
2001
Europa, Galeria Toni Tàpies, Barcelona (solo)
2000
Twin Shadows, Galerie Lelong; Richard Gray Gallery
2000
Faith, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art Ridgefield
2000
Echigo-Tsumari Art Trienneal 2000, Echigo-Tsumari region, Japan
2000
Chaos-Saliva, Palacio de Velázquez, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid (catalogue)
2000
Proverbs of hell, Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art, Salzburg (catalogue)
2000
360 degrees, Museo Municipal de Málaga
2000
Seven Hills: Images and Signs of the 21st Century, Martin Gropius Bau Berlin
1999
Love Sounds, Kestner Gesellschaft Hannover
1999
Bruit, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris
1999
Blickachsen 2, Skulpturen im Kurpark, Galerie Scheffel, Bad Homburg (GER)
1999
Tamada Projects Corporation, Tokyo (catalogue)
1999
Wanderers Nachtlied, Museum Moderner Kust Stiftung Ludwig Palais Liechtenstein, Vienna, Austria
1999
Komm mit, komm mit! Rupertinum Museum Salzburg
1999
Galeria Toni Tàpies-Edicions, Barcelona
1999
Galería Altxerri. Donosti, Spain (solo)
1999
Galería Fernando Santos, Porto, Portugal (solo)
1999
Etwas von mir, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany (solo)
1999
Whisper, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago
1998
Galerie Pièce Unique, Paris
1998
Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France (solo)
1998
Water, Fonds Régional d'Art Contemporain de Picardie, Amiens, france (solo)
1998
Galerie Alice Pauli, Lausanne, Switzerland (solo)
1998
Dallas?...Caracas? The Mckiney Avenue Contemporary Art, Dallas; Fundación Museo Jacobo Borges, Caracas
1998
Jeux de genres, Espace Electra, Paris
1998
La cuisine de l'Art, Fondation d'art contemporain Daniel & Florence Guerlain, Les Mesnuls (catalogue)
1998
Artranspennine98, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Leeds and Tate Gallery, Liverpool
1998
Palazzo Forti, Verona (catalogue)
1997
Projekte auf papier, Galerie Volker Diehl, Berlin
1997
Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume Paris, France
1997
Städtische Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim (catalogue)
1996
Abstrakt/Real, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Wien (catalogue)
1996
Le Voyage Extraordinaire, Musée d'Art Contemporain, Lyon
1996
Happy End, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf
1996
Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona (catalogue)
1995
Pierhead Project, Tate Gallery, Liverpool
1995
Small Sculpture Trienal Fellbach, Kunsthalle Stuttgart
1994
Faret Tachikawa Project, Tachikawa Tokyo
1994
Galleria Gentili Florence, Italy
1993
Cell-Cella-Celda, The Henry Moore Institute Leeds
1992
Objets d'Artistes, Centre Georges Pompidou, Galerie du Forum Paris
1991
P.S. Gallery Tokyo, Japan
1988
The Sharpe Gallery New York, NY
1987
Manierismus Subjektiv, Galerie Krinzinger Vienna
1984
Galerie Folker Skulima Berlin, Germany
1983
Quaderns de Viatge, Fundació Joan Miró Barcelona
1980
Fundació Joan Miró Barcelona, Spain