Dolores Zinny and Juan Maidagan
Exhibition & Residency:
February 1 – March 31, 2015
Dolores Zinny and Juan Maidagan (Zinny-Maidagan) were fellows of the Whitney Museum ISP and recipients of the prestigious DAAD Berlin Artist Program Award, John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship Award and the Pollock Krasner Fellowship Award.
Their work has been featured internationally, at venues including the 50th Venice Biennial, the 2nd Sevilla Biennial, the 5th Berlin Biennial, the 8th Gwangju Biennial, 1st Cartagena Biennial and in institutions such as MIT, The Generali Foundation, Haud der Kulturen der Welt, with solo exhibitions at The New Museum of Contemporary Art New York, Moderna Museet Stockholm, Museo Rufino Tamayo Mexico City, Lunds Kunsthall, DAAD Galerie-Berlin, MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt, among others.
Zinny-Maidagan have produced public art for Graz City Hall in Austria, they have won the Public Art Competition of Hessen for new campus of Fulda University with a permanent bronze sculpture. Recently they won the Public Art Competition of Goethe University Frankfurt, for a permanent sculpture next to the IG Farben Building.
Numerous catalogues and monographic books have been published about their work: Zinny Maidagan Compartment/Das Abteil MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst with an essay by Ranjot Hoskote and Zinny Maidagan Such a Good Cover Berliner Künstlerprogramm DAAD, with an essay by Lynne Cooke.
They are represented in many private and public collections. Among them: MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main – Moderna Museet, Stockholm – Museun für Gegenwartskunst, Siegen – Daimler Chrysler Collection, Berlin – Kunstsammlung Europaisches Patentamt, München – Bankhaus Spängler, Linz – DekaBank, Kunstsammlung des 21. Jahrhunderts – Sammlung zeitgenössischer Kunst der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn.
Dolores Zinny (1968) and Juan Maidagan (1957) were born in Argentina, they studied Fine Arts with a specialization in Painting and Medical Studies, respectively, both at the Universidad Nacional de Rosario. They have been working and signing their work together since 1992. From 1994 – 2002 they lived in New York City. Since then, they are based in Berlin.
This residency is supported by the Getty Foundation as part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, a far-reaching and ambitious exploration of Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles taking place across Southern California from September 2017 through January 2018.