Mirosław Bałka »Mirosław Bałka«

Mexico City , February 07, 2023 - April 08, 2023

Mirosław Bałka was born in 1958 and lives and works in Otwock, Poland and Oliva, Spain. In 1991, he received the Mies van der Rohe-Stipendium of the art museums in Krefeld, Germany. Since 2010 Balka is a member of the Akademie der Künste, Berlin. Bałka has exhibited widely, both nationally and internationally. He participated in Documenta IX (1992), the Venice Biennial (1990, 2003, 2005 and 2013), SITE Santa Fe's 6th International Biennial (2006) and the Sydney Biennial (1992 and 2006). In 2009, the artist was awarded with the prestigious Unilever commission for the Turbine Hall at the Tate Modern, London, where he presented the installation How it is.

His work is owned by museums worldwide including: Hirshhorn Museum in Washington DC, Moderna Galerija in Ljubliana, MOCA Los Angeles, Museum of Modern Art, New York, Muzeum Sztuki, Łódź, SFMOMA, San Francisco, Tate Modern, London, The Art Institute Chicago, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem. He has also been commissioned to create a number of permanent outdoor works, including the memorial to the victims of the Estonia Ferry disaster in Stockholm (1997) and most recently AUSCHWITZWIELICZKA in Kraków Lipowa Str. (2010).

Miroslaw Balka has been exhibiting with Galerie Nordenhake since 1990.

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