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CRUZ NOVILLO

Cuenca,1936.

EDUCATION

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

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2019 60 years of art and design, Art Center Casa Zabala, Cuenca, Spain./ The quadrature of the circle, Cosentino City, Madrid, Spain./ Chronochromofony, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Proyect Space, Madrid, Spain.

2018 Cruz Novillo. Chronochromofonics works, Francisco Sobrino Museum, Guadalajara, Spain./ Cruz Novillo. The quadrature of the circle, Vilaseco Gallery, A Coruña, Spain./ Cruz Novillo. Sculpture of time, space, light, sound, bronze, aluminium, wood and paper, Espacio Primavera 9 Gallery, Madrid, Spain.

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

2015 T-Selfportraits by Cruz Novillo, Real Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando, Madrid, Spain./ Tribute to Morandi d’après Zurbarán, Museo Thyssen, Madrid, Spain./ Dodecaphonic diaphragm 8.916.100.448.256, opus 14, Club Matador, Madrid, Spain./ Dodecaphonic diaphragm 8.916.100.448.256, opus 14 and hexaphonic diaphragm Chair, opus 11, Patio Herreriano Museum, Valladolid, Spain./ The quadrature of the circle, DiLab Space, Urueña, Valladolid, Spain.

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

2011 Heptaphonic diaphragm 823.543, opus 9. Cicle The Artist in his Work, Museum of the Real Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando, Madrid, Spain.

2009 Heptaphonic diaphragm 49, opus 13, for horn, Seven minutes of time, Realised in the entry speech of Cruz Novillo in the Real Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando, Madrid, Spain.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2018 Kimono Joya, T de kimono, Auction house Setdart, Valencia, Spain.

2017 Art in Palace. 30 years of exhibitions in the Casa del Cordón, Casa del Cordón, Burgos, Spain./ Homo Ludens, APgallery, Riaza, Segovia, Spain./ Other geometries, DiLab Space, Urueña, Valladolid, Spain.

2016 Light and Vanguards, Video mapping over the walls of Ayuntamiento de Salamanca, Salamaca, Spain./ Listen with the eyes. Sonorous Art in Spain 1961-2016, Juan March Foundation, Madrid, Spain.

2015 60 Years of Geometry, Museu Universitat D’Alacant, Alicante, Spain./ Geometries, El Pacto Invisible Gallery, Malaga, Spain./ Between science and fiction, Octubre Gallery,  Jaume I University, Castellon, Spain.

2014 Forever Young. Dodecaphonic diaphragm 8.916.100.448.256, opus 14, Matadero, Madrid, Spain./ The hand on the chest of El Greco, Tolmo Museum, Toledo, Spain./ The World 25 years, Conde Duque Center, Madrid, Spain./ The work of the visible, Odalys Gallery, Madrid, Spain./ Territorios des-habitados, El Pacto Invisible Gallery, Malaga, Spain.

2013 Modular: Wheel, Crew 57, Cruz Novillo, Max Bill, Pérez Villalta, F.Ll.Wright, Ron Arad, Schlosser, Galería Rafael Ortiz, Seville, Spain./ The Play of the Movida, Museo ABC, Madrid, España.

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

2010 ARCO ’10, Evelyn Botella Gallery, Madrid, Spain./ Sculpture: Feliciano, Caruncho, Cruz Novillo…, Quorum Gallery, Madrid, Spain./ Contemporary sculptors: Chirino, Rueda, Torner, Serrano, Mompó, Cruz Novillo… The forest of iron, Moneo Space, Cuenca, España.

AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS

Laus Prize 1978 for the design of the visual identity of Correos./ National Award of design 1997./ AEPD 1993, 1995, 1996 y 2001 Award./ National Award of Peinture CCM 2002./ FAD Medal 2006./ Award of the Society of News Design to the best designed headline in the world (El Economista) 2006./ Award Castilla-La Mancha of Design 2008./ Gold Medal to Merit in Fine Arts 2012./ Gráffica Award 2017./ Academic from the Real Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando.

MUSEUMS AND COLLECTIONS

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía./ Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Sevilla./ Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Villafamés./ Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Tánger./ Museo Patio Herreriano de Valladolid./ Museo Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando./ Juan March Foundation./ Conde Duque Center 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, Spain./ Manipulable panel, 13,50 x 4,00 m, Campsa Building, Madrid, Spain./ Relief of stainless steel and enamel, 8,00 x 3,50m, Banco de España, Madrid, España./ Relief of stainless steel, 20,00 x 11,00 m, Façade of Los Lebreros Hotel, Seville, Spain./ Stainless steel sculpture "Triple ángulo cilíndrico", 4,00 x 4,00 x 2,00 m, Picasso Tower, Madrid, Spain./ Stainless steel sculpture "Doble prisma vaciado". 3,50 x 3,50 x 4,50 m, Puerta de Europa Building, Madrid, Spain./ Stainless steel sculpture, Fundación Antonio Camuñas, Madrid, Spain./ Stainless steel and granite sculpture, 3,00 x 3,00 x 3,00 m, BBVA Building, Tres Cantos, Madrid, Spain./ Steel sculpture corten "Doble prisma vaciado". 3,50 x 3,50 x 4,50 m, Cajamadrid Building, Las Rozas, Madrid, Spain./ Corten steel sculpture "Doble sol contrapuesto", 2,00 x 2,52 x 3,58 m, Repsol YPF Building, Madrid, Spain./ Stainless steel sculpture "Doble sol contrapuesto", 4,00 x 5,04 x 7,16 m, Repsol YPF Technology Centre, Móstoles, Madrid, Spain./ Glass sculpture "Diafragma decafónico de números", 108,00 x 28,80 m, Facades of the National Statistics Institute, Madrid, Spain./ Stainless steel sculpture "Primera escultura vacía IV". 0,96 x 0,96 x 0,75 m, Finca Vallegarcía, Toledo, Spain./ Corten steel sculpture "Primer helicoide de once prismas cuadrados crecientes 2 x 1 light", 7,20 x 15,90 x 6,00 m, Avenida de Juan Carlos I, Cuenca, Spain.