“At the violet hour, the evening hour that strives / Homeward, and brings the sailor home from sea.” With these verses from T. S. Eliot’s The Waste Land, Juan Muñoz returns to his native land, and seventy decades after his birth, when he would have b
For the first time in an exhibition devoted to the oeuvre of Juan Muñoz (1953-2001), there will be few of the enigmatic dummies of people that reawakened interest in the human figure at a moment in time when sculpture seemed to have practically done
For the anniversary of his death, the Patio Herreriano pays tribute to Juan Muñoz through an exhibition that delves into his boundless artistic imagination.
Starting 23 October and for five years, Planta – a space for the confluence of art and industry, located in the aggregate quarry of the Sorigué group in Balaguer (Lleida) – is home to Double Bind, an installation by the artist Juan Muñoz (1953–2001).
Nadie puede oír lo que la figura está murmurando al muro. Si te acercas se pueden ver los labios en movimiento, pero no dice nada. Esta proximidad es intimidatoria, quizás más para nosotros que para ella. Se tiene la sensación de haber invadido el es
The sculptural individuals of the setups of Juan Muñoz, as the toy characters in the models by Rem Koolhaas, place the human figure as a hinge between art and life, museum and fashion. Varied and monochrome like the clay warriors of Xi’an, but at the
The technical arrogance of airplanes or ships becomes a titanic spectacle when they suffer catastrophes, and if the airplane vanishes in a sudden ball of fire, the gradual sinking of the ship in a whirlpool of bottomless sea turns the shipwreck into
Surfing the net, the proliferation of virtual organisms may be perceived as a risk, threatening as the huge dot that emerges from the depths in the ad of Sun Microsystems. When the press embraces that immaterial environment, it leaves a trace on the
In Spain, the fall term began with Eva Sannum and without Juan Muñoz. The appearance of the Norwegian fashion model in Oslo’s royal wedding and the sudden demise of the Madrid artist in Ibiza wrapped up an August clouded by the tragic tides of Africa
Twenty five years after Franco’s death, democratic Spain remembers its recent past as incorporated in works of arts and emblematic buildings.