Amparo Sard

Mallorca, 1973

Amparo Sard holds a Degree in Fine Arts from the Universitat de Barcelona, where she currently teaches, and she also holds a Master of Arts in Media Studies from the New School University of New York. She has been honoured with many awards, among them the International Deutsche Bank Award, the Medaglia d’oro dell Governo della Republica d’Italia for career achievement and was appointed as one of the best artists around the world, being included in the LXRY List for 2018. The artist works and lives between Barcelona and Mallorca.
She has held exhibitions both individually and collectively at galleries, international fairs and museums such as MACRO (Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Roma), TEA (Tenerife Espacio de las Artes), Es Baluard Museu d’art Modern i Contemporani de Palma, Irish Museum of Modern Art, New York’s WhiteBox Art Center, Museo ABC del Dibujo y la Ilustración de Madrid, BOZAR (Palais des Beaux-Arts de Bruxelles), MMCA (National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of South Korea), Royal Ontario Museum, etc. Her work is part of renowned private and public collections, which include MoMA (NYC’s Museum of Modern Art), New York’s Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, West Collection (Chelsea Contemporary Art Museum), Teylers Museum in Haarlem-Netherlands, Artium (Centro-Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporáneo de Vitoria), Deutsche Bank KunstHalle, Berlin, Deutsche Bank New York Collection, Fundación Loewe de Madrid, La Caixa Col•lecció Testimoni de Barcelona, Fundació Pilar i Joan Miró a Mallorca, Es Baluard Museu d’art Modern i Contemporani de Palma.

Exhibitions

Works

Amparo Sard

Mallorca, 1973

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019

Reacciones precarias. Amparo Sard. Pilar Serra Gallery, Madrid.

Viaje a Saturno, Amparo Sard. Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

2018

Hybridizations.  White Box, Beijing.

Slowly trough Whater, Amparo Sard. Phoebus Galerie, Rotterdam.

Demasiada Empatía, Amparo Sard. Artizar Gallery, La Laguna.

Too much Empathy, Amparo Sard. Paola Verrengia Gallery, Salerno.

2017

The Dialectic Body. Arts Connection Foundation, Miami.

2016

Luz. La sombra del tiempo, Amparo Sard. Contemporary Art Museum of Tenerife.

Autotomía, Amparo Sard. Pelaires Gallery, Palma de Mallorca.

Cutting the space, Amparo Sard. Paola Verrengia Gallery, Salerno.

2015

Limits. Contemporary Art Museum of Rome, Italy.

Sights and Shadows. Bravin Lee Gallery, New York.

Paisaje Umbrío. Barjola Museum, Gijon, Spain.

2014

Boundaries. Isa Gallery, Mumbai, India.

Hauptpunkt.. Paola Verrengia Gallery, Salerno, Italy.

El nacimiento de la tragedia. Terrassa Museum, Terrassa.

2013

La Otra, ABC Museum, Madrid, Spain.

Paisaje Interactivo. Ferran Cano Gallery, Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

Shady Landscape, Paisaje Umbrío, Museo de Pollensa, Mallorca, Spain.

Pareidolia. Es Baluard, Modern and Contemporary Art Museum, Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

Interior Landscape, BCK Gallery, Marrakech, Morocco.

2012

Amparo Sard – Spacing the Impasse, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

La Fuga, Espacio Líquido Gallery, Gijón, Spain.

La Fugue, La Galerie 38, Casablanca, Morocco.

2011

2011

Espaciando. Ferran Cano Gallery, Barcelona.

Paola Verrengia Gallery, Salerno.

2010

Impasse. Voss Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany.

Phoebus Gallery, Rotterdam, Holland.

Impasse. Canem Gallery. Castellón de la Plana, Spain.

2009

The Error of Oversight. Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

Impasse. Casal Solleric Museum, Palma de Mallorca. Spain.

2008

The Fly Woman and the mistake. Natuur Historisch Museum, Rotterdam, Holland.

Mistake. Bravin Lee Gallery, New York.

Signature Gallery, Miami, FL.

2007

Amparo Sard. La Caixa Foundation, Lerida, Spain.

Amparo Sard. María Prego Gallery, Vigo, Spain.

Amparo Sard. Ferran Cano Gallery, Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

2006

La Mujer Mosca. Espacio Líquido Gallery, Gijon, Spain.

The Fly Woman. Bravin Lee Gallery, New York.

2005

Amparo Sard, The Fly Woman. Contemporary Space Gallery, Tokio, Japan.

The Fly Woman. Van der Voort Gallery, Ibiza, Spain.

Amparo Sard, The Fly Woman. Paola Verrengia Gallery, Salerno, Italy.

2004

Phoebus Gallery, Rotterdam, Holland.

2003

Amparo Sard, Van der Voort Gallery, Ibiza, Spain.

Amparo Sard, Ferran Cano Gallery, Barcelona, Spain.

2002

Eude Gallery, Barcelona, Spain.

2001

Crazy Mol by Amparo Sard. Deutsche Bank Contemporary Space, Madrid, Spain.

2000

Eude Gallery, Barcelona, Spain.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014

What’s the smell of an exhibition, LABoral Museum, Gijon, Spain.

California African American Museum, Los Angeles, CA.

2013

Hola Spain, The Cube Museum / Seongnam Arts Center, Korea, with Picasso, Dali, Miro, Usle, and Chillida.

From madonna to Maddona, DA2, Domius Artivm, Salamanca, Spain.

M.A.V. Pilar i Joan Miro Foundation, Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

Solo Video #3, Casal Solleric, Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

Open hof Houden, Phoebus Gallery, Rotterdam, Holland.

UNC Gallery, Korea, with Miro, Tapies, Saura, and Lacalle.

Fuso, Video program #2, Lisboa, Portugal.

2012

N2 Gallery, Jaume Plensa and Amparo Sard.

Palma Photo Festival, Ramon Llull Institut.

Eva Vetközni, Instituto Cervantes, Budapest, Hungary.

Sieben Grüne Sterne, Kunstraum, Frankfurt, Germany.

Imagery Affairs, Cineteca, Matadero, Madrid, Spain.

2011

Desnudo a Eva, Instituto Cervantes, Berlin, Germany.

Everything Changes, Galería DNA, Berlin, with Gary Hill, Tatsumi Orimoto, Hung-Chih Peng and Liu Zhenchen.

Pure Paper, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA, with Vik Muniz, Bovely Lee, Paul Hayes, and Peter Callesen.

Ellas, Creadoras de los siglos XX y XXI, Caja Vital, Vitoria.

Higher Institute of Cinema in Cairo, Egypt, with Joana Vasconcelos, Kaoru Katayama, Carla Zacagnini and Vasco Araújo.

Visión: Desafíos, NM.

Artivm Museum, Video(S)torias.

LICHT!, Nieuwe Vide, Haarlem, The Netherlands.

Concepts, Gabarron Foundation, New York.

CONCEPTS, Instituto Cervantes, Vienna, Austria.

MICROWAVE, Hong Kong.

2010

Special Guests, Círculo de Bellas Artes from Tenerife.

El Ángel Exterminador: A room for Contemporary Art, Palais des Beaux Arts de Bruselas (BOZAR), curated by Fernando Castro.

Palacio de la Diputación de Cádiz, curated by Paula Llull.

Screen Festival Oslo, Norway.

Marlborough Gallery, Madrid, Spain.

Marlborough Gallery, Barcelona, Spain.

Holland Paper Bienale 2010, CODA Museum, Holland.

Visión: Desafíos, curated by Magda González-Mora.

Impakt Ferstival, Amsterdam, Holland.

MOCA, Modern and Contemporary Art Museum, Seoul, Korea.

2009

Expanded drawings, DNA Gallery, Berlin, Germany.

Royal Ontario Museum, Toranto, Canada.

2008

I have a dream, Gabarron Foundation – Carriage House Center for the Arts, New York, with Bourgeois, Jasper Johns, Kiki Smith, and Bruce Nauwman.

Order, desire, light, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland, with Kentridge, Le Witt, Muniz, Oursler, Polke, Richter, Smith, and Tapies.

White Box Gallery, New York, with Wolf Vostell, Marina Abramovic, and Gary Hill.

Thomas Gallery, Munich, Germany.

2007

Aquí y ahora, Alcalá 31, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain, curated by Maria Martin.

2006

Círculo de Bellas Artes de Madrid, organizes Loewe Foundation.

Take me with you, Museo Mori, Tokyo, Japan.

Oltre Lilith, Rome, Italy, with Marina Abramovic and Rebecca Horn.

Mediterráneo Contemporáneo, Museo Castelo Aragonese, Taranto, Italy, colectiva comisariada por Antonio D’Avossa.

2005

3D+1, Castillo de Santa Bábara, Alicante, colectiva comisariada por Paco Rico.

Art Report, Palma de Mallorca, with Miquel Barceló, Barry Flanagan and Bernardí Roig, curated by Gabriel Amer.

2004

Bienal de Valencia, Spain, Martinez Guerrikabeitia.

Video Mix, La Casa Encendida, Caja, Madrid, Spain, curated by Javier Duero.