Frutta | Alek O.
↓ CV

L'impero delle luci, 2017 Installation View, Frutta

To The Things I've Lost, 2017, Polystyrene and Glass Head Pins, 150 x 100 x 5

To The Things I've Lost, 2017, Polystyrene and Glass Head Pins, 100 x 70 x 5

L'impero delle luci, 2017 Installation View, Frutta

Victor, 2017, Paper, Leaves, Framed; Dypthic each: 155.5 x 112 x 5.5 cm

Victor, 2017, Paper, Leaves, Framed; Dypthic each: 155.5 x 112 x 5.5 cm, Detail

Altri Tempi, Altri Miti, curated by Cristiana Perrella, Installation View at 16a Quadriennale d'Arte, Rome

Time Goes By So Slowly, 2016, Installation View, Jeanine Hofland, Amsterdam

You can dance, 2016, Lamps, Three Bulbs, Dimensions Variable

Camel, 2015, Cotton, Framed, 97.5 x 90.5 x 4 cm

Starry Sky, 2015, Cotton, Framed, 98.5 x 93.5 x 4 cm

ZigZag, 2014, Framed Glass, 49 x 36.5 cm

Frieze Focus, 2014, Installation View, London, UK

Frieze Focus, 2014, Installation View, London, UK

Tetris (Santo Stefano Ticino), 2014, Plastic Shutters, Framed, 217 x 152 x 6.5 cm

Tetris (Santo Stefano Ticino), 2014, Plastic Shutters, Framed, 217 x 152 x 6.5 cm

Tangram (Seal), 2014, Stretched Acrylic Fabric from a Parasol, 191 x 209 cm

Tangram (Cat), 2014, Stretched Cotton Fabric from a Parasol, 201 x 107 cm

If There is a Last Summer Morning, 2014, Installation View, Frutta, Rome

Tangram (Cat), 2011, Stretched Cotton Fabric from a Parasol, 233 x 128 cm

Edward Higgins White, I, 2010, Found Gloves' Threads, Embroidery on Canvas, 405 x 70 cm

Edward Higgins White, VI, 2012, Found Gloves' Threads, Embroidery on Canvas, 40.5 x 70 cm

Edward Higgins White, V, 2012, Found Gloves' Threads, Embroidery on Canvas, 40.5 x 70 cm

Untitled (Umbrellas), 2011, Polyester Fabric from Umbrellas, 315 x 475 cm

Roberto, 2010, Cotton, Framed, 149 x 110 cm

  • Born 1981, Buenos Aires, AR
    Lives and works in Milan, IT

    Education

    2005
    Degree in Industrial Design, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, IT

    Solo Exhibitions

    2017
    L’impero delle luci, Frutta, Rome

    2016
    Time Goes By So Slowly, Jeanine Hofland, Amsterdam, NL

    2014
    Frieze Focus, London, UK
    If There is a Last Summer Morning, Frutta, Rome, IT

    2013
    On Parasols, Jumpers and Balls, Meessen De Clercq, Brussels, BE
    Uprisings: Alek O., MOSTYN, Wales, UK

    2010
    The Thing, Gallery Vela, London, UK

    2009
    Rien que les heures, Le 10rd, Nice, FR

    Group Exhibitions

    2017
    EXIT, curated by Adam Carr, Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, BE
    ALL’APERTO – Tre artiste per Trivero, curated by Barbara Casavecchia and Andrea Zegna, Fondazione Zegna, Trivero, IT

    2016
    La seconda volta, curated by Cristiana Perrella, 16ma Quadriennale D’arte 2016, Palazzo Delle Esposizioni, Rome, IT
    Ma l’amor mio non muoreOpere dalla Collezione Alloggia (Roma), curated by Rita Selvaggio, Casa Museo Ivan Bruschi, Arezzo, IT
    Je Ne Sais What?, Carnelutti Firm Law, Milan, IT
    Support Material, soft furnishings, curated by Liang Luscombe and Lisa Radford, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Project Space, Melbourne, AU
    Sem Saber Quando Virá o Amanhecer…, curated by Luiza Teixeira de Freitas, Silvia Cintra + Box4, Rio De Janeiro, BR
    Art Situacions III, SPAIN / ITALY, curated by Vicente Todolì, Maria de Corral, Lorena Martinez de Corral, Ilaria Gianni, Matadero, Madrid, ES

    2015
    Art Situacions I-II, SPAIN / ITALY, curated by Vicente Todolì, Maria de Corral, Lorena Martinez de Corral, Ilaria Gianni,  Villa Croce, Genova, IT, MACRO, Roma, IT
    EnnesimaUna mostra di sette mostre sull’arte italiana, curated by Vincenzo de Bellis, Triennale, Milan, IT
    SPRINT, Salone di Editoria Indipendente e d’Artista, O’, Milan, IT
    Premio Cairo, Palazzo della Permanente, Milan, IT
    Cinnamon Colomboscope – Shadow Scenes, curated by Natasha Ginwala, Goethe Institut, Colombo, LK
    TAVERNA – We are open (Icastica 2015), curated by Ilaria Gianni, Fraternita dei Laici, Arezzo, IT
    What is a Bird? We Simply Don’t Know, curated by Domenico de Chirico, Nicodim, Bucharest, RO
    Fantastica. The way we make art, BeatTricks, Milan, IT
    Alek O. and James Viscardi, Carl Kostyál, Stockholm, SW
    Le regole del gioco, curated by Luca Lo Pinto, Studio Castiglioni, Milan, IT

    2014
    The Go-Between – artists from the Ernesto Esposito collection, Museo di Capodimonte, Napoli, IT
    SMALL Rome, curated by Adam Carr, Frutta, Rome, IT
    Ab-Stretching the Canvas, Jeanine Hofland, Amsterdam, NL
    Non-Profit & Profit, SpazioA, Pistoia, IT
    Accordion, Laura Bartlett, London, UK

    2013
    Grand Opening, Frutta, Rome, IT
    Premio Moroso, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, IT

    2012
    Lucie Fontaine: Estate, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, US
    Detective, Galerie Andreas Huber, Vienna, AT
    Without (Jonathan Monk), Meessen De Clercq, Brussels, BE
    Everything old was once new, National Trust and Arts Council Collection, Worcester, UK
    An Incomplete History of Incomplete Works of Art, Francesca Minini, Milan, IT
    Als Morandi mit der Kinematographie liebäugelte, Supportico Lopez, Berlin, DE
    D’après Giorgio, Fondazione Casa Giorgio De Chirico, Rome, IT
    Differenza e ripetizione, Galleria Lia Rumma, Naples, IT

    2011
    Ariane De Rothschild Prize, Palazzo Reale, Milan, IT
    Premio Illy Present Future, Artissima 18, Turin, IT
    To see an object, to see the light, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Palazzo Re Rebaudengo, Guarene, IT
    Domesticity, Prague Biennale 5, Prague, CZ
    Quiet Like a Lake, Unosunove, Rome, IT
    Like rowing a boat; facing the way you came, Gallery Vela, London, UK
    V Bienal de Jafre, various seats, Jafre, ES

    2010
    Exhibition, Exhibition, Castello di Rivoli, Turin, IT
    Saturday, Sunday Fair, Berlin, DE
    Certo sentimento, Cripta 747, Turin, IT
    Olivia Flecha, Alek O., Helen Marten, Gallery Vela, London, UK
    Gallery, Galerie, Galleria, Norma Mangione Gallery, Turin, IT

    2009
    Lisson Presents 6, A Troubling Metamorphosis of Loose Ideas into Cast Forms, Lisson Gallery, London, UK
    Italian Open, Annet Gelink, Amsterdam, NL
    Territoria 4, The Great Leap, Centro per l’arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, IT
    Playlist, Neon>campobase, Bologna, IT

    2008
    Seek Refuge, Venezia Village, Venice, IT
    Onufri Prize 2008, National Gallery, Tirana, AL
    Don’t disappear, Expotrastiendas, Buenos Aires, AR

    2007
    La legge è relativa per tutti, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Palazzo Re Rebaudengo, Guarene, IT

    Awards

    Special Mention Under 35, 16a Quadriennale d’Arte, Rome, IT