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CRUZ NOVILLO

Cuenca,1936

 

EDUCATION

 In 1957 he abandons his studies of Law and enters as a cartoonist in Publicidad Clarín.

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (selection)

2019 "60 years of art and design". Casa Zabala Art Centre. Cuenca.

2019 "Squaring the circle". Cosentino City. Madrid.

2019 "Chronochromophony". Fernando Pradilla Gallery. Projects Space. Madrid.

2018 "Cruz Novillo. Chronochromophonic works". Francisco Sobrino Museum. Guadalajara.

2018 "Cruz Novillo. The squaring of the circle". Vilaseco Gallery. A Coruña.

2018 "Cruz Novillo. Sculptures of time, space, light, sound, bronze, aluminium, wood and paper". Espacio Primavera 9 Gallery. Madrid.

2016 "Heptaphonic diaphragm for Cuenca 2016, opus 9". Theatre-Auditorium of Cuenca. Cuenca.

2015 "T-Selfportraits by Cruz Novillo". Real Academia de BB.AA. de San Fernando. Madrid.

          "Tribute to Morandi d'après Zurbarán". Thyssen Museum. Madrid.

          "Diafragma dodecafónico 8.916.100.448.256, opus 14". Matador Club. Madrid.

          "Diafragma dodecafónico 8.916.100.448.256, opus 14" and "Diafragma hexafónico Chair, opus 11". Patio Herreriano Museum. Valladolid.

          "La cuadratura del círculo". DiLab Space. Urueña, Valladolid.

2012 "T-Selfportraits by Cruz Novillo". Evelyn Botella Gallery. Madrid.

2011 "Heptaphonic Diaphragm 823.543, opus 9". Cycle "The Artist before his Work". San Fernando Royal Academy of Fine Arts Museum. Madrid.

2009 "Diafragma heptafónico 49, opus 13", for English horn. Seven minutes long.

        Premiered in the speech of entrance of Cruz Novillo in the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando.

               

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selection)

2018     "Kimono Joya, T for kimono". Auction House Setdart. Valencia

2017     "Art in Palace. 30 years of exhibitions in the Casa del Cordón". Casa del Cordón. Burgos.

             "Homo Ludens". APgallery. Riaza. Segovia.

             "Other geometries". DiLab Space. Urueña. Valladolid.

2016     "Luz y Vanguardias". Video mapping on the façade of Salamanca City Council.

             "Listening with the eyes. Sound art in Spain 1961-2016". Juan March Foundation. Madrid.

2015     "60 Anys de Geometria". Museu Universitat D'Alacant. Alicante.

             "Geometries". El Pacto Invisible Gallery. Málaga.

             "Entre la Ciència i la Ficció". October Gallery. Jaume I University. Castellón.

2014     "Forever Young. Diaphragm dodecaphonic 8.916.100.448.256, opus 14". Slaughterhouse. Madrid.

             "La mano en el pecho de El Greco". Tolmo Museum. Toledo.

             "El Mundo 25 años". Conde Duque Centre. Madrid.

             "El trabajo de lo visible". Odalys Gallery. Madrid.

             "Uninhabited territories". El Pacto Invisible Gallery. Málaga.

2013     "Modulars: Rueda, Team 57, Cruz Novillo, Max Bill, Pérez Villalta, F.Ll.Wright, Ron Arad, Schlosser".  Rafael Ortiz Gallery. Seville.

2013     "The Role of Movida". ABC Museum. Madrid.

2011     "36 years of Culture in freedom". Caja Castilla La Mancha Foundation. Cuenca.

2010     ARCO '10. Evelyn Botella Gallery. Madrid.

             "Sculpture: Feliciano, Caruncho, Cruz Novillo...". Quorum Gallery. Madrid.

             "Contemporary Sculptors: Chirino, Rueda, Torner, Serrano, Mompó, Cruz Novillo...". The Steel Forest. Moneo Space. Cuenca.

 

AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS

Laus Prize 1978 for the design of the visual identity of Correos.

National Design Award 1997.

AEPD Award 1993, 1995, 1996 and 2001.

National Prize of Painting CCM 2002.

FAD Medal 2006.

Award of the Society of News Design to the best designed headline in the world (El Economista) 2006.

Castilla-La Mancha Design Award 2008.

Gold Medal for Merit in Fine Arts 2012.

Graffica Award 2017.

Member of the San Fernando Royal Academy of Fine Arts.

 

MUSEUMS AND COLLECTIONS

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía.

Museum of Contemporary Art of Seville.

Villafamés Museum of Contemporary Art.

Museum of Contemporary Art of Tangier.

Patio Herreriano Museum of Valladolid.

San Fernando Royal Academy of Fine Arts Museum.

Juan March Foundation.

Conde Duque Centre Collection.

Caja de Burgos Collection.

Caja Castilla-La Mancha Collection.

Sala Luzán Collection.

Alfonso Cortina Collection.

José Lladó Collection.

Pilar Citoler Collection.

Rafael Canogar Collection.

Accenture Collection.

 

WORKS IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE BUILDINGS

Stainless steel sculpture. 3,50 x 3,50 x 3,00 m. Bancaya Building. Madrid.

Manipulable panel. 13,50 x 4,00 m. Campsa Building. Madrid.

Relief of stainless steel and enamel. 8,00 x 3,50m. Bank of Spain. Madrid.

Relief of stainless steel. 20,00 x 11,00 m. Façade of Los Lebreros Hotel. Seville.

Stainless steel sculpture "Triple cylindrical angle". 4,00 x 4,00 x 2,00 m.

Picasso Tower. Madrid.

Stainless steel sculpture "Double prism emptied". 3,50 x 3,50 x 4,50 m. Puerta de Europa Building. Madrid.

Stainless steel sculpture. Antonio Camuñas Foundation. Madrid.

Stainless steel and granite sculpture. 3,00 x 3,00 x 3,00 m. BBVA Building.

Tres Cantos. Madrid.

Steel sculpture corten "Double prism emptied". 3,50 x 3,50 x 4,50 m. Cajamadrid Building. Las Rozas. Madrid.

Corten steel sculpture "Doble sol contrapuesto". 2,00 x 2,52 x 3,58 m. Repsol YPF Building. Madrid.

Stainless steel sculpture "Doble sol contrapuesto". 4,00 x 5,04 x 7,16 m. Repsol YPF Technology Centre. Móstoles. Madrid.

Glass sculpture "Decaphonic diaphragm of digits". 108,00 x 28,80 m. Facades of the National Statistics Institute. Madrid.

Stainless steel sculpture "First empty sculpture IV". 0,96 x 0,96 x 0,75 m.

Vallegarcía Farm. Toledo.

Corten steel sculpture "First helicoid of eleven square growing prisms 2 x 1 light". 7,20 x 15,90 x 6,00 m. Avenida de Juan Carlos I. Cuenca.