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Joan Saló

b. 1983, Spain





'The canvas designs a network of meanings produced from
primary forms that are repeated without beginning or end, and that speak to us of the passage of time. The work speaks of time and rhythm, of the relations between the hand and the brain, thereby creating a veritable code, a “mental map”.


He graduated in Fine Arts at the University of Barcelona in 2006 and furthered his education at the Academia di Belle Arti of Bologna. His work has been shown in several solo and group exhibitions.


Solo projects

Dark Matter”, Taubert Contemporary, Berlin, Germany (2020)

“In Ascolto” in dialogue with a work of Giorgio Morandi, Maurizio Caldirola Gallery, Monza, Italy (2018)

“Hic-Stans”, N2 Gallery, Barcelona, Spain (2016)

''Nunc-Stans”, Maurizio Caldirola Gallery, Monza, Italy (2015)

“Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum videtur”, CCA Andratx, Mallorca, Spain (2014)

“Monadism”, MAG, Elche, Spain (2011).

Group exhibitions

“Le Lucky”, HVW8 Gallery, Berlin, Germany (2019)

“Dark was the Night”, CCA Andratx, Mallorca, Spain (2018)

“Between the Lines”, Michele Mariaud Gallery, NYC, USA (2017)

“Above and Below”, Galerie Derouillon, Paris, France (2015)

“Entangled”, Vesselroom project, Berlin, Germany (2014)

“XV International Call”, Luis Adelantado Gallery, Valencia, Spain (2013)

“Autumn reception”, Carmichael Gallery, NYC, USA (2012).



Honor Mention Award, Liquitex Price, London, UK (2015)

Finalist in “Premio Lissone”, Lissone, Italy (2014)


Finalist in the Catalan Contemporary Art Biennial (2012)


Finalist in Guasch Coranty International Painting Prize, Barcelona, Spain (2008).

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