Multidisciplinary artist Pilar Albarracín was born in 1968 in Seville, Spain. She received a BFA from Seville University in 1993 in Seville, Spain. She has been the subject of several solo exhibitions, including Pilar Albarracín, Reales Atarazanas de Sevilla, Seville, Spain (2004); Muro de geranios, Musée en Herbe, Paris, France (2014); Pilar Albarracín, MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum, Chiang Mai, Thailand (2019); Take a Knife and Open my Heart, American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington D.C (2023). Albarracín has also participated in many group exhibitions, including 100%, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Seville, Spain (1993); Centre of Gravity, Istanbul Modern Sanat Müzesi, Istanbul, Turkey (2005); Another Part of the New World, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia (2015); and I've got a feeling, Les 5 sens dans l'art contemporain, Musée des Beaux-Arts dÁngers, Angers, France (2023).
Albarracín currently lives and works between Seville and Madrid, Spain.
Bio and website updated as of 2023.
This exhibition brings together an international coterie of artists and academics that enlist this untamed, “wild” other as partners in the production of art. From Florentine architecture and Mannerist painting to Hollywood film, Japanese anime, and the impossible bodies of video game fantasy, Julien Nguyen builds hybrid histories to pose contemporary queries.