Hugo Alonso (Soria, Spain, 1981)
Initially pictorial, his work has come to embrace a wide range of media such as videoinstallation, electronic music or visuals for theatre. His paintings explore the relationship between cinematic reality and our everyday reality as well as possible analogies between the history of painting and the history of cinema.
Hugo Alonso's individual recent projects are November (Miquel Alzueta Gallery, Barcelona, 2017), RAW (Galerie Youn, Montreal, 2017), Blonde (Pigment Gallery, Barcelona, 2016), Pendulum (CEART, 2016, Madrid), Believers (La Salina, 2015, Salamanca), How to resurrect a dead fly (Medina Film Fest, 2013), To my father and to the memory of my mother (Adora Calvo Gallery, 2011, Salamanca), Drop (Faquir Fest, DA2, Domus Artium 2002, 2010, Salamanca), Frederick Treves and the surgeon's room (Salvador Díaz Gallery, 2010, Madrid) or Paintingdrome (DA2, Domus Artium 2002, 2007, Salamanca).
He has been part of group shows such as Group Show (Kir Royal Gallery, Madrid, 2017), TOC (DA2, Salamanca, 2016), Poétique quotidienne (Galerie Youn, Montreal, 2016), This is not a love song (Pera Museum, Instanbul, 2015), Expanded light: new technologies in spanish videoart (Telefónica Fundation, Madrid, 2015), Unlikely landscapes (CyL Institution / Theatre of Guarda, CyL / Spain, Portugal, 2012), Art and Videoclip (Loop Festival, Barcelona, 2012), 2008 Generation (La Casa Encendida, 2008), Della Pittura Digitalis (Caprice Horn Gallery, Berlin, 2007), Mixed Emotions (DA2, Salamanca, 2008), Existence (MUSAC, León, 2007) or Heterotopies (Oktogon HfBK, Dresde, 2007).
His recent highlight achievements are Art Madrid Noca Paper Best Solo Project 2016, Gaceta Fundation Young Painters Prize 2013, Young Art Castilla y León Institution 2011, Painting Prize Caja España 2008, Optica Videoart Prize 2008/2007 or Young Artists Prize Castilla y León Caja Burgos 2007.
He has been present in national and international contemporary art fairs such as ARCO (Spain), ART TORONTO (Canada), PAPIER (Canada), SEATTLE ART FAIR (USA), ART MADRID (Spain), ART MIAMI (Usa), CIRCA (Puerto Rico), ART FAIR (Germany), ART ELYSEES (France), CONTEXT (USA), ART SANTANDER (Spain), FORREAL (Netherlands), ART ON PAPER (Usa), ART PARIS (France) or CROSSROADS (UK).
His work can be seen in public collections such as MUSAC (Contemporary Art Museum of Castilla y León), DA2 (Contemporary Art Museum Domus Artium 2002), CAB (Contemporary Art Museum Burgos), BMW Fundation, CEART (Contemporary Art Museum Tomás y Valiente), Diputación de Salamanca, Gaceta Fundation and Caja España among others.
He was invited by The New York Times Magazine to create a specific artwork for the October 2017 cover.
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