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Past exhibition

Inhabited Architecture

09.20.2012 - 05.19.2013

Humans inhabit the space of the present according to our past and, in turn, we construct our past from our present. All buildings have a history—a history of the domestic or the public, of the solitary man or the collective—but it is always about transience, about what we lived and what we staged. Inhabited Architecture is a presentation from the permanent collections of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, reflecting on the occupation of space as a place full of existing narratives or narratives yet to be created by the observer. Exhibiting collection works for the first time in the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Inhabited Architecture presents Liam Gillick’s How are you going to behave? A kitchen cat speaks (2009), Doris Salcedo’s Untitled (2008), Mona Hatoum’s Home (1999), Pello Irazu’s Life Forms 304 (2003), and Cristina Iglesias’s Untitled (Alabaster Room) (Sin título [Habitación de alabastro], 1993).

Curator: Lucía Agirre,

Doris Salcedo
Untitled, 2008
Wood, metal, and concrete
78 x 247 x 121 cm
Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa

The Exhibition

LIAM GILLICK

How are you going to behave? A kitchen cat speaks
How are you going to behave? A kitchen cat speaks

Liam Gillick
How are you going to behave? A kitchen cat speaks (How Are You Going to Behave? A Kitchen Cat Speaks), 2009
Wood, lamps, stuffed cat, text, door blinds, MP3 player
Dimensions variable
Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa
Gift of the artist, with generous support from Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York, and Esther Schipper, Berlin

Untitled

Doris Salcedo
Untitled, 2008
Wood, metal, and concrete
78 x 247 x 121 cm
Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa

CRISTINA IGLESIAS

Untitled (Jealousy II)
Untitled (Jealousy II)

Cristina Iglesias
Untitled (Jealousy II) [Sin título (Celosía II)], 1997
Wood, resin and bronze powder
260 x 350 x 300 cm
Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa

CRISTINA IGLESIAS

Untitled (Alabaster room)
Untitled (Alabaster room)

Cristina Iglesias
Untitled (Alabaster room) [Sin título (Habitación de alabastro)], 1993
Iron and alabaster
Overall dimensions variable
Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa

home

Mona Hatoum
Home, 1999
Wood, galvanized steel, stainless steel, electric wire, crocodile clips, light bulbs, computerized dimmer switch, amplifier, and speakers
76.2 x 198.1 x 73.7 cm (table)
Overall dimensions vary with installation
Edition 1/3 and 1 AP Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa

PELLO IRAZU

Life Forms 304
Life Forms 304

Pello Irazu
Life Forms 304, 2003
Iron, plywood, wood, adhesive tape, and mural
Structure: 360 x 315 x 340 cm
Overall dimensions variable
Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa

El Artista

Liam Gillick | Artistas | Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa

Gillick, Liam

Aylesbury, England, 1964

1987 Graduates from Goldsmiths College, University of London. 1989 Has his first solo exhibition at Karsten Schubert in London. 1991 Exhibits with Henry Bond at Gió Marconi in Milan; APAC Centre d’Art Contemporain in Nevers,...

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Mona Hatoum | Artistas | Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa

Hatoum, Mona

Beirut, Lebanon, 1952

1975-79 Studies at the Byam Shaw School of Art in London. 1979-81 Studies at the Slade School of Fine Art in London. 1989 Hatoum’s installation The Light at the End is shown at the Showroom in London and Oboro Gallery in...

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Cristina Iglesias | Artistas | Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa

Iglesias, Cristina

San Sebastián, Spain, 1956

1956 Born in November. 1977-79 Studies drawing and ceramics in Barcelona.1979 Enrolls at the Chelsea School of Art in London, where she will study for three years. Meets Juan Muñoz, whom she will later marry.  

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Pello Irazu | Artistas | Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa

Irazu, Pello

Andoain, Spain, 1963

1963 Born on 26 October in Andoain, Gipuzkoa (Basque Country). 1981 Enrolls at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of the Basque Country/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea, where he graduates with a minor in sculpture in 1986. 1982 Receives a...

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Doris Salcedo | Artistas | Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa

Salcedo, Doris

Bogotá, Colombia, 1958

1980 Receives a bachelor of fine arts degree from the Universidad de Bogotá Jorge Tadeo Lozano in Bogotá. 1984 Receives a master of fine arts degree from New York University in New York. 1985 Exhibits at Casa de la Moneda in...

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