Nacimiento: 1966 en Lisboa, Portugal
Residencia: Reside en Lisboa, Portugal
Exposiciones colectivas vigentes: Sob o peso frágil Da pálida abóbada, Arte em São Bento 2020 – Coleção Figueiredo Ribeiro
Próximas exposiciones colectivas: Visões de Dante. O Inferno segundo Botticelli
Profesionales que le han comisariado:
Premios ganados: Premio Pessoa
Ferias en las que participa con OBRA : Art Brussels 19
Galerías y otras organizaciones que le representan: Filomena Soares
Organizaciones con obra: Arquipélago Centro de Artes Contemporâneas, Câmara Municipal de Coimbra - Centro de Arte Contemporânea de Coimbra, Câmara Municipal de Lisboa
Profesionales con obra: Alberto Caetano, Armando Martins, Cees & Inge de Bruin-Heijn,
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Descripción del Artista

Rui Chafes was born in 1966 in Lisbon, where he currently lives and works. In 1989 he graduated in Sculpture from the Faculdade de Belas-Artes de Lisboa. Between 1990 and 1992 he studied with Gerhard Merz at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf in Germany. During this stay he translated the Novalis Fragments from German into Portuguese. Since the mid-1980s, he has exhibited his work in Portugal and abroad. He represented Portugal at the 46th Venice Biennial in 1995 (with José Pedro Croft and Pedro Cabrita Reis) and at the 26th São Paulo Biennial in 2004 (in a joint project with Vera Mantero). In 2013 he was one of the international artists invited to exhibit in the Republic of Cuba’s pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennial. In Portugal, he has staged solo exhibitions at various key institutions, including Centro de Arte Moderna da Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian; Museu de Serralves (with Pedro Costa); Centro Cultural de Belém; Sintra Museu de Arte Moderna; Palácio Nacional da Pena; Museu Colecção Berardo (with Orla Barry) and Quetzal Art Centre (with Orla Barry). Abroad, he has staged solo exhibitions at institutions such as S.M.A.K. (Ghent, Belgium); Folkwang Museum (Essen, Germany); Esbjerg Kunstmuseum (Denmark); Nikolaj Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center (Copenhagen, Denmark); Fondazione Volume! (Rome, Italy); Fundação Eva Klabin (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil); Fundación Luis Seoane (A Coruña, Spain); Hara Museum, with Pedro Costa (Tokyo, Japan); Museu de Arte Moderna (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), and Ilmin Museum, with Pedro Costa, (Seoul, Korea). The group shows in which he has participated include Inklusion / Exklusion, Steirischer Herbst, Graz; En la piel de toro, Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid; Sonsbeek 9, Arnhem; 7. Triennale der Kleinplastik, Stuttgart; Milano Europa 2000, Milano; Scultura Internazionale a la Mandria, Torino; Cardinales, MARCO-Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Vigo; Himmelschwer-Transformationen der Schwerkraft, Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz; Ad Absurdum (Energien des Absurden-von der Klassischen Moderne zur Gegenwart), Museum MARTA, Herford; and Colossal!, Osnabrücker Land. His work forms part of many European collections (such as S.M.A.K., Belgium; Esbjerg Kunstmuseum, Denmark; Museum Folkwang Essen, Germany; Sammlung Würth, Germany; Museo Nacional Reina Sofia, Spain; Centro Gallego de Arte Contemporaneo, Spain; Colección Helga de Alvear, Spain; Colección Caja de Madrid, Spain; Fundacion Caixa Galicia, Spain; Fundación Caja de Ahorros del Mediterraneo, Spain; Centro de Arte Moderna da Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Portugal; Fundação de Serralves, Portugal; Fundação Luso-Americana para o Desenvolvimento, Portugal; Museu Colecção Berardo, Portugal; MAM - Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Colecção Cachola, Portugal; Fundação PLMJ, Portugal; Centro de Artes Visuais de Coimbra, Portugal; De Bruin - Heijin Collection, Netherlands. MACRO - Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Roma, Italy, Centre Pompidou- musée nationale d’art moderne, Paris, France). In 2018 he exhibited several large-scale sculptures in the city of Bamberg, Germany, and made a dialogue-exhibition with Alberto Giacometti at the Fondation Gulbenkian a Paris, France. In addition, several of his sculptures are on permanent display in public spaces in Portugal and abroad. In 2004 he was awarded the Robert-Jacobsen Sculpture Prize by the Stiftung Würth in Germany. Part of his activity is dedicated to writing and translating as well as organizing and publishing the books that accompany his sculptural work.

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Exposiciones en las que ha participado como artista

Tudo é outra coisa
16 mar de 2019 - 19 oct de 2019

Tudo é outra coisa

Convento de los Capuchos / Almada, Setubal, Portugal

Cortesía de Casa da Cerca y CIAJG
16 mar de 2019 - 19 may de 2019

Desenho Sem Fim

Casa da Cerca - Centro de Arte Contemporânea / Almada, Setubal, Portugal

Rui Chafes — Cortesía del Centro Internacional de las Artes José de Guimarães (CIAJG)
08 dic de 2018 - 10 feb de 2019

Desenho sem fim

Centro Internacional de las Artes José de Guimarães (CIAJG) - Plataforma das Artes e da Criatividade / Guimarães, Braga, Portugal


Visões de Dante. O Inferno segundo Botticelli
23 sep de 2021 - 27 nov de 2021

Visões de Dante. O Inferno segundo Botticelli

Museu Calouste Gulbenkian - Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian / Lisboa, Portugal

Sob o peso frágil Da pálida abóbada
Vigente
20 feb de 2021 - 30 may de 2021

Sob o peso frágil Da pálida abóbada

Arquipélago Centro de Artes Contemporâneas / Ribeira Grande, Azores, Portugal

Arte em São Bento 2020 – Coleção Figueiredo Ribeiro
Vigente
05 oct de 2020 - 05 oct de 2021

Arte em São Bento 2020 – Coleção Figueiredo Ribeiro

Palacete de São Bento / Lisboa, Portugal


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