Xevi Solà

Santa Coloma de Farners, Spain, 1969

Henry - 2024. Acrylic on canvas. 28.7 x 23.6 inch.
Sarah - 2024. Acrylic on canvas. 28.7 x 23.6 inch.
Andrea - 2024. Acrylic on canvas. 28.7 x 23.6 inch.
House 3 - 2023. Oil on canvas. 53 x 45.7 inch.
House 2 - 2023. Oil on canvas. 36.2 x 28.7 inch.
House 7 - 2023. Oil on canvas. 28.7 x 23.6 cm.
Sunset on Earth - 2023. Acrylic on paper. 31.4 x 27.3 inch.
Blue Tree - 2023. Acrylic on paper. 31.4 x 27.3 inch.
Amarillo - 2023. Oil on canvas. 46.8 x 36.2 inch.
Kemo - 2023. Oil on Canvas. 29.9 x 24.8 inch.
Be a green lover - 2023. Oil on canvas. 63.7 x 51.1 inch.
Be a horse - 2023. Oil on canvas. 63.7 x 51.1 inch.
Be a dancer - 2023. Oil on canvas. 46.8 x 36.2 inch.
Be faster - 2022. Oil on canvas. 70.8 x 70.8 inch.

About

Santa Coloma de Farners, Spain, 1969

”I paint quickly, more than ever, to regain freshness. It doesn’t always work, what’s more, I often spoil pictures and start over and over again, looking for the gesture, like someone who practices a new signature and I draw a lot.

Now, the most important thing for me is the painting, the gesture, the color; the form, in short. I am in the process of forgetting the strictly narrative part of the painting. This evolution takes time and I consider this change as a journey of no return. A journey I started when a couple of exhibitions ago, I removed characters from my paintings, leaving only landscapes in them. Following the same idea, I recover the characters, but now they no longer shout, they don’t even speak. Now they are here for their forms to be observed. Little by little I free myself from the need to explain, without giving up figuration because it is the instrument that keeps me sane. Still, I have to admit that abstraction has an increasingly hypnotic influence on me.

I have doubted a lot, but I think that this reset was necessary to recover the essence of painting, painting to enjoy the material and the gesture and to transmit one’s enjoyment.”

XEVI SOLÀ

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Xevi Solà: Common People, Alzueta Gallery, Barcelona, Spain (2023)
Xevi Solà: Marfa Invitational, Voltz Clarke (2022)
Xevi Solà Serra’s Solo Exhibition, Alzueta Gallery, Barcelona, Spain (2022)
MUTE, Alzueta Gallery, Barcelona, Spain (2020)
Untitled, Palau de Casavells, Girona, Spain (2020)
The most beatiful city, Galeria Esther Montoriol, Barcelona, Spain (2019)
Solo exhibition in Galeria Montez Frankfurt, Germany (2019)
Pan y Circo, Galeria Inox, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2018)
Solo exhibition in Tokonoma Galerie, Paris, France (2017)
Jungles, Galeria Esther Montoriol, Barcelona, Spain (2017)
Dual pathology, Yiri Arts, Taipei, Taiwan (2016)
Pintura sobre pintura, Galeria Inox, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2016)
Decameron, Yiri Arts, Taichung, Taiwan (2015)
De dentro, Galeria Inox, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2015)
Agadoisó, Galeria Inox, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2013)
Bel-Air, Galeria Victor Saavedra, Barcelona, Spain (2010)
Exterior amb freak, Espai zer01, Olot Art’s Museum, Olot, Spain (2009)

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
La Terre est bleue comme une orange, Alzueta Gallery, Madrid, Spain (2023)
Nuevos Paisajes, Alzueta Gallery, Madrid, Spain (2023)
New Landscapes, Alzueta Gallery, Seneca, Barcelona, Spain (2023)
Álbum de Familia, Alzueta Gallery, Barcelona, Spain (2022)
DelicArtessen, Galeria Esther Montoriol, Barcelona, Spain (since 2012)
Group exhibition at MANA, Jersey City, New Jersey, USA (2017)
Group exhibition in Galleri Ramfjord, Oslo, Norway (2016 and 2017)
Group exhibition, Galleri Oxholm, Copenhague, Denmark (2016)
Power Flower, Magic beans Contemporary Art Gallery, Berlin, Germany (2016)
Grande y felicísima armada, Yiri Arts, Taipei, Taiwan (2014)

FAIRS
Art Central, Alzueta Gallery, Hong Kong, China (2023)
Art Miami, Alzueta Gallery, Miami, USA (2022)
Art Paris, Alzueta Gallery, Paris, France (2022)
Urvanity Art Fair, Madrid, Spain (2021)
Art Paris, Paris, France (2020)
Aqua Art, Miami, USA (2017)
ArtRio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2013-2017)
PAN Amsterdam, Netherlands (2015)
Sp-arte, Sao Paolo Art Fair, Brazil (2015)
Art Kaohsiung, Taiwan (2014)
Young Art Taipei, Taipei contemporary Art Fair, Taiwan (2014)
Art Lima International Art Fair, Perú (2014)

AWARDS
Young Art Award. Young Art Taipei. Taipei contemporary Art Fair (2014)
Selected for the Biennale d’Art of Girona (2010)
Project Wanted, exhibit al centre Arts Santa Mònica de Barcelona (2007)
Selected for Jaurena Art Painting Competition (2000)

COLLECTIONS
Art Heritage acquired by the University of Barcelona
Leonel Kaz collection
ESKFF Eileen S. Kamisnsky Family Foundation

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    Selected Exhibitions

    To be

    Alzueta Gallery Madrid

    Finished

    06/10/2022 to 11/11/2022

    NEW LANDSCAPES

    Alzueta Gallery Sèneca – Main Gallery

    Finished

    09/03/2023 to 28/03/2023

    NUEVOS PAISAJES

    Alzueta Gallery Madrid

    Finished

    15/06/2023 to 01/07/2023

    LA TERRE EST BLEUE COMME UNE ORANGE

    Alzueta Gallery Madrid

    Finished

    30/11/2023 to 10/01/2024

    COMMON PEOPLE

    Alzueta Gallery Sèneca – Main Gallery

    Finished

    05/10/2023 to 11/11/2023

    NEW PORTRAITS

    Alzueta Gallery Turó

    Current

    15/02/2024 to 22/03/2024