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Esther Ferrer

1937, San Sebastian

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Esther Ferrer is one of the main European performers since the 1970’s. Best known as a proponent of free expression, confrontation and feminism, Ferrer has shown and realized actions in numerous institutions, including Museo Nacional Centro de arte Reina Sofía, Madrid; MACBA, Barcelona; Artium, Vitoria; CGAC, Santiago de Compostela; Centre George Pompidou, Paris; Musee for Samtidskunst, Denmark; Statsalerie, Stuttgart; MUAC, Mexico; Museu Nacional de Belas Artes, Rio de Janeiro; or Raven Row, London. In 1999 Ferrer represented Spain in the Venice Biennale with her works El libro de las cabezas – Autorretrato en el tiempo, and the installations En el Marco del Arte, and Las Tres Gracias, among others. She was awarded the National Visual Arts of Spain Award in 2008 and Velazquez award of Plastic Arts in 2014.

Last update 8th May, 2017