Lorenzo Belenguer

Lorenzo Belenguer


Drawing 1
Oils on primed paper

Drawing 3
Oils on primed paper

Drawing 4
Oils on primed paper

Drawing 13
Oils on primed paper

Lorenzo as a practising artist transforms metal objects into sculptures that evolve from the visual rhetoric of Minimalism and double as ‘canvases’. Belenguer is like a hunter who trawls the city for found objects, sometimes sourced as locally as the back garden of the studios' church. This use of found objects can also be seen metaphorically in his series of drawings based on fashion adverts. Within this series he finds and focuses on the individual within those fashion adverts. These drawings were selected for a group show at the Tate Modern in May 2010.

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10 years as a visual artist

Selected exhibitions
(* solo shows)

2012 TESTIMONIES – a project for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games


Bloomberg New Contemporaries, ICA, London. Participated in performance led by Leah Capaldi (Allure)

Faces & Music, Frameless Gallery, Covent Garden, London. 27/05/12 to 03/06/12

TESTIMONIES at the London City Hall

TESTIMONIES at the New Central Saint Martin’s campus in King’s Cross

2011 Broken, Tricycle Gallery, London

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Distrustful Space, Centro Nacional de las Artes, Mexico City

Minimum: after Minimalism Intervention Gallery, Anglican Chapel, Kensal Rise Cemetery

Drift Station | Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

RSA New Collective, RSA, Glasgow

2010 No Soul For Sale – Tate Modern

Berliner Liste 2010 – Berlin Art Fair. Selected by the art critic from the main German newspaper Der Taggesspiegel