Isidro López-Aparicio

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    His projects, from the very beginning, have a strong political and social character, and tend to condense the instability of nature and humanity in themselves, in a permanent process of change, forcing us to stop for a moment in order to think about the futility of what surrounds us, what has an influence in us. He is one of the most internationally recognized Spanish artists. He has skillfully escaped all categorization so as to, with art as an element of reflection and social commitment, develop a strong presence and a high professional recognition. He participates regularly in international art fairs and often takes part in solo and group exhibitions in Spain, Italy, UK, Portugal, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, United States, Hungary, Finland, Russia, Egypt, China, Greece, Fiji, Romania, Norway. His art works are shown in permanent collections, both public and private, in all of these countries. He is also present in the most prestigious catalogues of Spanish contemporary artists. López-Aparicio has been awarded with scholarships for graduate education and artistic creation in more than thirty institutions, and has held important responsibilities on artistic representation in Europe and Spain. As an artist, he has been present in institutions such as Tate London, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (Madrid), La Casa Encendida (Madrid), Circulo de Bellas Artes (Madrid), Artium (Vitoria), Bilbao Arte, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo (Sevilla), Darat al Funun (Aman, Jordan), GAM Galleria d’Arte Moderna di Palermo (Italy), Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Mediterraneo, Cantieri Culturali alla Zisa (Sicily, Italy), Basilica of S. Stefano (Bologna, Italy), Cini Foundation (Venice, Italy), 798 Distric (Beijing, China), China International Photography Festival , Bratislava (Slovakia), Farham Gallery (UK), Hertfordshire Gallery (UK), Genrator Gallery, Loughborough (UK), Imatra Taide Museum, AVA Gallery (Helsinky, Finland), Tamarind I, Columbia Art Gallery (USA), Documenta Kassel 2012 (Germany), Galeria Do Crystal Palace, 8th printmaking biennial international Douro (Porto, Portugal), Sea Leavel St. Petesburgh Biennale (Russia), University of the Arts & the Society for Artistic Research (Stockholm, Sweden), Oude Kerk Lutherse (Nantes, France), Artifariti Art Festival (Morocco), Book Biennial of Alexandria (Egypt), Dubai International Art Symposium (Arab Emirates), Stadtschlaining (Austria), etc. Isidro López-Aparicio is PhD in Fine Arts, professor at the University of Granada, and member of the Institute of Peace and Conflict Research. He has given lectures and seminars on all five continents. He has been director and curator of many different international festivals and exhibitions, and is part of the prestigious world curators board Artist Pension Trust.

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