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1980 Chile

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Currently Stockholm based Swedish-Chilean Anton Alvarez is a 2012 graduate from the Royal College of Art in London. Alvarez originally studied cabinetmaking before completing an Interior Architecture and Furniture Design course at Konstfack. Alvarez’s work focuses on the design of systems and the creation of tools and processes for producing objects and architecture. Alvarez work has been exhibited internationally including solo shows at Salon94 in New York, Xue Xue institute in Taipei and Gallery Libby Sellers in London.

EDUCATION:

Royal College of Art (MFA), London, England, 2010–2012
Konstfack (BFA), Stockholm, Sweden, 2006-2009
Stenebyskolan, Cabinetmaking, Dals Långed, Sweden, 2004–2006

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2019
— The Flavour is So Strong, Larsen Warner, Stockholm, Sweden
— L'Ultima Cera, Church San Bernardino alle Monache, Milano, Italy

2018
— Visual Vertigo, Espace Muraille, Geneva, Switzerland

2017
— To plan the unexpected, Gallery Christian Larsen, Stockholm, Sweden
— Tropicana (together with Jonathan Trayte), Christie’s, London, UK
— Uppsala Darling (together with Lisa Stenberg), Uppsala Konstmuseum, Uppsala, Sweden

2016
— In Search of the Unknown, Gallery Machado-Muñoz, Madrid, Spain
— Alphabet Aerobics, National Centre for Craft and Design, Sleaford, UK
— How Long is a Piece of Thread, Xue Xue institute, Taipei, Taiwan

2015
— Show me Thread Wrapping, Show me Gallery, Encourados, Portugal
— Wrapsody, Salon 94, New York, USA

2014
— Thread Wrapping Architecture, Steneby Konsthall, Dals Långed, Sweden
— Thread Wrapping Architecture, Gustavsbergs Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
— Wrappers Delight, Gallery Libby Sellers, London, England

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2019
— Sous La Peau, Double V Gallery, Marseille, France
—Virgula Divina (duo show with Cathrin Hoffmann), Setareh Gallery, Düsseldorf, Germany
— Ceramic Momentum, Staging the Object, Clay Keramikmuseum Denmark, Middelfart, Denmark­
— Light of Chile, 193 Gallery, Paris, France

2018
— The Most Real Thing: contemporary textiles and sculpture, New Art Centre, Roche Court, England
— Market Art Fair, Christian Larsen gallery, Liljevalch konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
—Unsighted, Milan, Italy
— MDR, Collectible Art Fair, Brussels, Belgium

2017
— Arcade x Christan Lersen Gallery, London, UK
— Salon 94, Frieze, London, UK
— Gustavsbergs Konsthall Revisited, Gustavbergs konsthall, Gustavsberg, Sweden
— The Paperweight Show, Fisher Parrish Gallery, Brooklyn New York, USA
— Midtown, Salon 94, New York, USA
— Scabellon, Double V Gallery, Marseille, France

2016
— The Plinth Project, Etage Projects, Copenhagen, Denmark
— LIFT-ON / LIFT-OFF, CRIPTA747, Turin, Italy
— Area / Test, El Matadero, Madrid, Spian
— Wild Things, Texture Museum, Kortrijk, Belgium
— The Death of Ceramics, Hangmen Projects, Stockholm, Sweden
— Color Your Life, Daelim Museum, Seoul, Korea

2015
— Här och nu, Västerås Konstumeum, Västerås, Sweden
— Open Ended by Lidewij Edelkoort, Kazerne Gallery, Eindhoven, Netherlands
— Salon 94, Frieze, New York, USA
— Subjectivities, National Museum @ Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

2014
— Salon 94, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, USA
— Space Craft, The National Centre for Craft & Design, Lincolnshire, UK
— Konsthallen Hishullt twentieth anniversary exhibition, Hishullt Konsthall, Hishullt, Sweden
— Área Bordes, Teatro Municipal de Santiago, Chile
— Architecture of Enjoyment, Fokidos 21 and Marcelle Josepg Projects, Athens, Greece
— Salon 94, Frieze, London, UK
— Thread Wrapping Architecture 290414, Gallery Libby Sellers, London, UK
— Design At Large, Design Miami/Basel, Basel, Switzerland
— Space Craft , Platform, London, UK
— Every colour is divine, Kvadrat, Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Milan, Italy
— Desiderabilia, INR, Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Milan, Italy
— Entre deux chaises, un livre, The Boghossian Fondation, Brussels, Belgium
— Alpine Project, Kissthedesign Gallery, Lausanne, Switzerland
— Drawn From, Gallery Libby Sellers, London, England

Works by Anton Alvarez

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52 x 33 cm

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