Virginia Patrone

Trabaja en el cruce de formas expresivas, el teatro, la poesía, la fotografía, el video, que se materializan en dibujos y pinturas. Profunda y totalmente interesada en el pensamiento, el pensamiento contemporáneo, Giorgio Agamben, Jean-Luc Nancy o Georges Didi-Huberman la inspiran y alimentan hoy. Muestra reciente: Iris, la curación de un fantasma expuesta en Montevideo en el Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales de septiembre a noviembre de 2015. Su muestra anterior, La Señora Macbeth and the witches within, se exhibió en la sala de exposiciones del Teatro Solis de Montevideo de mayo a agosto de 2014.

Selección de pinturas

Iris

De la serie Iris, la curación de un fantasma

Iris 3

De la serie Iris, la curación de un fantasma

Los que abren las puertas del infierno

De la serie Iris, la curación de un fantasma

La danzarina ausente

De la serie El temor del robot

Las sanadoras

De la serie El temor del robot

Mujer dragón entre dos mundos

De la serie El temor del robot

Rainwoman

De la serie ALMA, FRONTERA, ALGORITMO

La niña del crepúsculo (1/2)

De la serie ALMA, FRONTERA, ALGORITMO

La niña del crepúsculo (2/2)

De la serie ALMA, FRONTERA, ALGORITMO

Atravesar y perderse

De la serie ALMA, FRONTERA, ALGORITMO

Confusión en la luz

De la serie ALMA, FRONTERA, ALGORITMO

Mujer pájaro

De la serie ALMA, FRONTERA, ALGORITMO

I want a spell I want a spell which makes me innocent again

De la serie La Señora Macbeth

Who is behind this slander

De la serie La Señora Macbeth

 

Because being a woman is an important matter

De la serie La Señora Macbeth

There will come a time of happy crimes

De la serie La Señora Macbeth

Hail King that shalt be

De la serie La Señora Macbeth

A Tiger in my dreams

De la serie Los Fantasmas de Venus

Pallas cat

De la serie Los Fantasmas de Venus

The sun within

De la serie Los Fantasmas de Venus

Lotus diptych (1/2)

De la serie Los Fantasmas de Venus

Lotus diptych (2/2)

De la serie Los Fantasmas de Venus

Curriculum vitae

Abridged resume

Virginia Patrone was born in Montevideo, Uruguay, in 1950, she is based in Barcelona, Spain, since 2003.
Patrone is educated as an architect in the Faculty of Architecture, in the Universidad Mayor de la República, Uruguay's National University. She turned to painting in 1979, studying until 1981 in the Studio of Pepe Montes who had trained in the studio of the renowned Montevideo artist Joaquín Torres García.
Patrone is a founding member of the Buenaventura Studio, established in 1989 with the artists Carlos Musso, Carlos Seveso, and Álvaro Pemper. She has also taught courses at and was invited to the School of Fine Arts at Montevideo's Universidad Mayor de la República, New York's Museum of Modern Art, the State University of New York (SUNY) and educational programs in museums in Barcelona and Madrid.
In 1988 Patrone obtained a Fulbright Grant. She won First Prize at the 1986 City Hall Fine Arts Showroom in Montevideo, and at the 1996 Uruguayan Republic Bank's Century Painting Showroom. She was also awarded prizes for excellence in painting at the 1987 National Association of Communications Painting Showroom and for Drawing at the Uruguayan Republic Bank Art Hall in 1987 and 1988. She has had solo exhibitions at the Metropolitan Museum of Tokyo in 1990 and the State University of New York (SUNY). Her work is featured in the collections of the Inter-American Development Bank (Washington, DC), National Museum of Visual Arts (Montevideo, Uruguay), the Juan Manuel Blanes Fine Arts Museum (Montevideo, Uruguay), the Uruguayan Republic Bank Art Hall (Montevideo, Uruguay), the City Hall Museum of San Fernando (Punta del Este, Department of Maldonado, Uruguay) and the American Art Museum (Maldonado, Uruguay).
In 1997 Patrone won the Florencio Award, Uruguay's most prestigious theatre award, for the murals she produced in collaboration with the artist Álvaro Pemper, for the play Juego de Damas Crueles.
She was invited to represent Uruguay several times:

Her solo exhibitions include*:

2015, Iris la curación de un fantasma, Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo, Uruguay. Corto / Entrevista / Mnav
2014, La Señora Macbeth and the witches within, Sala de exposiciones del Teatro Solís de Montevideo, Uruguay. Vídeo
2013, ALMA, FRONTERA, ALGORITMO, Kavlin Cultural Centre, Punta del Este, Uruguay.
2012, ARTISTA EN UNA PECERA, Tienda Infame, Barcelona, Spain.
2012, EL TEMOR DEL ROBOT, Museo Gurvich, Montevideo, Uruguay. Vídeo
2010, ROJO KABUKI, Espacio Infame, Barcelona.
2010, ROJO KABUKI, Malt Cross Gallery, Nottingham UK.
2009, Pinturas Patrone&Pemper, Galería del Paseo, Punta del Este, Uruguay.
2005,  Iris en la Tierra Purpúrea, Addaya Centre d'Art Contemporani, Alaró, Mallorca, Spain.
2003, EL OJO DEL PLATA, Patrone & Pemper, UCFA (Uruguay Cultural Foundation for the Arts) Washington DC, USA.
2000, Nuevos y viejos Patrones, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Montevideo, Uruguay,
1998,  El animal fabuloso, Galería Sur, Punta del Este, Uruguay.
1997, LA MUJER ANTERIOR, ETCÉTERA, paintings Patrone&Pemper, Galería Sur, Punta del Este, Uruguay.
1996, Montevideo por encargo, Museo del Cabildo de Montevideo, Uruguay.
1995, EUTRAPELIA, Patrone&Pemper, Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes, Montevideo, Uruguay.
1994, Paintings and video installation, Galería del Paseo Narvaja, Club de la Pinacoteca, Montevideo, Uruguay.
1993, Paintings, Galería del Paseo Narvaja, Club de la Pinacoteca, Montevideo, Uruguay.
1992, Lo maravilloso, Linda Moore Gallery, San Diego, California.
1990, Paintings, Linda Moore Gallery, San Diego, California.
1990, Paintings, Metropolitan Museum of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.
1990, Paintings,  Galería Latina, Montevideo, Uruguay.
1989, Paintings, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Montevideo, Uruguay.
1988, Paintings, State University of New York, Albany, NY, USA.
1988  Paintings, Uruguayan Consulate in New York, NY, 1988.
1987, Paintings, Galería de la Ciudadela, Montevideo, Uruguay.
1986, Ventanas a la calle, Anglo-Uruguayan Cultural Institute, Montvideo, Uruguay.

Virginia Patrone has received several awards and distinctions

Her paintings are part of private, national and international collections, as well as part of national museum collections:

Inter-American Development Bank (Washington, U.S.A.)
National Museum of Visual Arts (Montevideo, Uruguay)
Juan Manuel Blanes Fine Arts Museum (Montevideo, Uruguay)
Uruguayan Republic Bank Art Hall (Montevideo, Uruguay)
City Hall Museum of San Fernando (Punta del Este, Department of Maldonado, Uruguay)
American Art Museum (Maldonado, Uruguay)

*_ Whenever Patrone&Pemper is included in “solo exhibitions” it is due to the equivalence of a solo exhibition each artist, in form, amount of artworks, etc.

 

Contacto

  • Address

    Barcelona
    Montevideo
  • Phone

    +34 676 876 258
  • Email58

    virginiapatrone@gmail.com