biography of Ron ARAD (1951)

Personal data


Birth : 1951 - Tel Aviv, Israel
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : Israel - United Kingdom

Address

London, United Kingdom

Education

1971 – 1973 : Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design (Diploma) – Mount Scopus – Jerusalem, Israel
1974 – 1979 : Architectural Association (Diploma) – London, United Kingdom

Professional data


Work and Life

2001:Ron Arad Associates were selected to be the architects for a new refurbishment of the Wilton Music Hall in Whitechapel, London, UK for the Broomhill Opera Company.
1994:He established the “Ron Arad studio”, design and production unit in Como, Italy.
1989:With Caroline THORMAN, he founded “Ron Arad associates”, an architecture and design practice in chalk farm, London, UK.
1981:With Caroline THORMAN, he established “One Off ltd”, a design studio, workshops and showroom in Covent Garden, London, UK.
1973:Moved to London, UK.


Other professions

1994 – 1997 : Professor
Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien / University of Applied Arts – Oskar Kokoschka-Platz 2 – Vienna, Austria

1997 : Professor – Design
RCA Royal College of Art – Kensington Gore – London, United Kingdom

Work


Categorie and medium


Sculpture-Volume : Installation - Steel
Furniture-Design :

Subject

architecture
decoration
industry

Works

Bookworm
Date of creation : 1994
Medium : Sculpture
Materials : plastic
Technical data : (bookcase)
Size : 820 x 20 cm
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2005

Barry Friedman Limited – New York NY, United States
05/06/2005 – 06/20/2005

New Works & Installations
Phillips, De Pury & Company – New York NY, United States
05/02/2005 – 06/10/2005

2001

Galleria Gio Marconi – Milan MI, Italy
05/2001

1995

The Work of Ron Arad
Taideteollisuusmuseo / Museum of Art and Design – Helsinki, Finland
1995

1990

Ron Arad Recent Works
Tel Aviv Museum of Art – Tel Aviv, Israel
1990

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2007

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain
Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais – Paris, France
10/18/2007 – 10/22/2007
Represented by : Galerie Downtown – 33 rue de Seine – Paris, France

2004

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain, n°31
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/21/2004 – 10/25/2004
Represented by : Galerie Downtown – 33 rue de Seine – Paris, France


Group exhibitions

2008

Des constructeurs élclectiques
CRAC Centre Régional d’Art Contemporain du Languedoc-Roussillon – Sète, France
02/18/2008 – 05/11/2008

2003

Intervention
John Hansard Gallery – University of Southampton – Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom
09/30/2003 – 11/15/2003

2002

Un jeu d’enfants, magie des plastiques
Annecy, France
05/06/2002 – 05/20/2002

2000

Design World 2000
Taideteollisuusmuseo / Museum of Art and Design – Helsinki, Finland
02/03/2000 – 04/30/2000

Not made by hand, not made in China
Galleria Gio Marconi – Milan MI, Italy
2000

Before and After now
V & A – The Victoria and Albert Museum – London, United Kingdom
2000

1996

Ron Arad and Ingo Maurer
Spazio Krizia – Milan MI, Italy
1996

1994

L’Esprit du Nomade
Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain – Paris, France
1994

1991

A Break with Tradition
Rohsska Museet/Museum of Handcraft and Design – Gothenburg, Sweden
1991

1990

Sticks and Stones
Vitra Design Museum – Berlin, Germany
1990

1987

Documenta 8
Museum Fridericianum – Kassel, Germany
06/12/1987 – 09/20/1987

1986

Intellectual Interiors
Tokyo, Japan
1986

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Books

2001

Art Contemporain : un choix de 200 oeuvres du Fonds national d’art contemporain, (1985-1999)
Participant: Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication – 3 rue Valois – Paris, France
Participant: DAP Délégation aux arts plastiques – 27, avenue de l’Opéra – Paris, France
Participant: FIACRE Fonds d’Incitation à la Création – Centre National des Arts Plastiques – Département du soutien à la création et à la diffusion 27 avenue de l’Opéra – Paris, France
Publisher: Editions du Chêne – 43 quai Grenelle – Paris, France
10/2001
ISBN : 2842773373

2000

The International Design Yearbook 15
Author: Hudson Jennifer – London, United Kingdom
Author: Andrew Susan – London, United Kingdom
2000
ISBN : 0-7892-0638-2

Legals