Bio

Abdul Vas Studio

Abdul Vas 1981

Solo Exhibitions

2022

(Untitled) FTX Arena, Miami, FL (Forthcoming)

Rock´n´Roll Raiders World Tour, Wizink Center, Madrid, Spain

2021

Sound Check, Plus Artis Gallery, Curated by Alexis Callado Estefanía. Madrid, Spain

2020

Wreckin’ Ball, Let it Roll,Sympa Galerie, Figeac, France

2019

That’s the Way I Wanna Rock ‘n’ Roll, L21 Gallery, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

2018

Monster of Rock, Sympa Galerie, Figeac, France

2016

Rock The Blues Away, L21 Gallery, Madrid, Spain

2015

Hell Ain´t A Bad Place to Be (MAC) Museum of Contemporary Art, Curated by Antonio Brodsky. Santiago de Chile, Chile

2014

Ton/Ton Amp Space Tokyo, Japan

Abdul Vas Preteen Gallery at MIA&D Fair Singapore, Singapore

AC/DC 40th Anniversary 2013, Galería Senda, Barcelona, Spain

‘You Shook Me All Night Long’ Preteen Gallery at Mia Fair Milano, Milano, Italy

2012

Shoot To Thrill, Casado Santapau Gallery, Madrid, Spain

2011

Navistar Projects, Dallas, TX

2010

Maximum Overdrive, Casado Santapau Gallery, Madrid, Spain

2009

Anything Goes, La Fresh Gallery, Madrid, Spain

2007

Missing since 1983,Galería T20, Murcia, Spain

Barry Times, Street Georgetown, Georgetown, Guyana

2006

Blemish, Luis Adelantado Miami Gallery, Miami, FL

Two Person Exhibitions

 2020

The Brushback Pitch: Abdul Vas & Christian Vinck, Studio Iván Argote + Espacio Temporal, Paris, France

2017

Ride On, Abdul Vas & Gorka Mohamed, Galería Proyecto H, Madrid, Spain

 2014

Zè Paciencia, Javier Peñafiel & Abdul Vas. Masart Gallery, Curated by Daniela Castro. Barcelona, Spain

Raisond’être, Abdul Vas & Antonio Ballester Moreno, Curated by Alexis Callado Estefanía. Saloncito, Madrid, Spain

 2007

Playoffs, Cuarto Espacio Cultural, Zaragoza, Spain

Selected Group Exhibitions

2022

Everything But The Kitchen Sink, Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2021

The Modern Dog Painter; Antoine d’Agata, Françis Alÿs, Trisha Baga, François-Marie Banier, Claudio Colcorti, Anthony Cudahy, Diane Dal-Pra, Charles Hascoët, Martin d’Orgeval, Françoise Pétrovitch, Puppies Puppies, Robert Roest, Marion Scemama, Yann Sérandour, Tursic & Mille, Abdul Vas, Danh Vo and David Wojnarowicz. Curated by Martin Bethenod and Charles Hascöet. New Galerie, Paris, France

The Modern Dog Painter Karl Marx Studio, Paris, France

Perfect Day: Drugs and Art, White Box, New York, NY

2020

Beelzebub’s Tales, Empty Circle, New York, NY

2019

Pach Pan, Curated by Raily Stiven & Juan Pablo Garza. Diablo Rosso, Panama City, Panama

Lots of Flying Objects, Queens Museum, Queens, NY

Goma: Gemología Oportuna Minorías Agitadas, GBG Arts, Miami, FL

2018

Everything & Nothing, The Empty Circle Space Brooklyn, NY

This is Where I Gave up the Piano by John Miskelly, Razorcake Inc. Los Angeles, CA

Black Garden (20mg de fluoxetina al día) L21 Gallery, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Content Pour Rien, Cédric Fargues, Amalia Ulman, Fred Escher and Abdul Vas, New Galerie, Paris, France

2017

Performance Stickers, Shibuya Center Gai, Tokyo, Japan

2016

Languaje; Abdul Vas, Alejandro Leonhardt, Daniel Steegmann, Secundino Hernández, Valerie Krause, Mangrané, Ian Waelder, Jonathan Meese and Marlena Kudlicka, L21 Gallery, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

“Touching Hands with Someone Seriously Beautiful”, Curated by Gerardo Contreras. Harmony Korine, Donna Huanca, Abdul Vas, Jeff Zilm, James Franco, Deanna Havas, Galería La Esperanza, Mexico City, Mexico

Thirsty Garten, The Composing Rooms, Berlin, Germany

Boiler Room. An Imaginary Party II, Luis Adelantado, Valencia, Spain

2014

Retroalimentacíon, Exhibition Program at Sala De Arte Joven Madrid. Madrid, Spain

Atrévete si Quieres a no Hacer Nunca lo que Debes, Galería T20, Murcia, Spain

“It’s Been Four Years Since 2010” Arcadia Missa, London, UK

2013

DIN A33; Abdul Vas, Antonio Ballester Moreno, Bel Fullana, Carles Con­gost, Carlos Aires, David Méndez Alonso, Françoise Vanneraud, Ignacio Uriarte, Javier Calleja, Jordi Ribes, L21 Gallery, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

On Painting, Curated by Omar Pascual Castillo. Centro de Arte Tomás y Valiente Art Center Tomás y Valiente (CEART) Madrid, Spain

Malcolm Young Forever a Project for Vice Magazine, Los Angeles, CA

Steel Wheels, Project Rooms, Curated by Octavio Zaya. Art Lima, Lima, Peru

On Painting; Manuel Ocampo, Ángela de la Cruz, Arturo Herrera, Fernanda Brunet, Hernan Bas, Kehinde Wiley, Dzine, Ron Gorchov, Adriana Varejâo, Abdul Vas, Jorge Galindo, Federico Herrero and Guillermo Kuitca. Curated by Omar Pascual Castillo and text by Barry Schwabsky. Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM) Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Beer Picnic (Stink Finger Clit) Preteen Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico

“I Don’t Know It’s an Illusion I Don’t Care”, Darja Bajagic, Petra Cortright, Radames “Juni” Figueroa, Calvin Holbrook, Donna Huanca, Brian Kokoska, Angelo Plessas, Przemek Pyszczek, Abdul Vas, Lewis Teague Wright, Elliott Wright, Jeff Zilm and Mario Zoots. Vamiali’s Gallery, Athens, Greece

2012

Reservoir; Alexandre Arrechea, Alain Urrutia and Abdul Vas. Casado Santapau Gallery, Madrid, Spain

Derrida PDF; Darja Bajagić, Luis Miguel Bendaña, Petra Cortright, Rafa Dejota, Radamés “Juni” Figueroa, Donna Huanca, Brian Kokoska, Carlos Laszlo, Theo Michael, Kubiat Nnamdie, Travess Smalley, Ilya Smirnov, Abdul Vas and Mario Zoots. HHDM, Vienna, Austria

So Confused Lol, Beo Project, Belgrade, Serbia

“Reconstruir Territorios”, Centro De Las Artes Los Galpones, Oficina # 1, Caracas, Venezuela

Celebrity Skin White Box Contemporary San Diego, CA

2011

Cheverismo Internacional Summit: ‘Primer Encuentro Internacional Cheverista’ In Medellin. Black Hoes Black Holes; Kari Altmann, Ilia Ovechkin, Hanna Terese, Marcel Alcalá, Jeffrey Joyal, Carlos Laszlo, Ben Aqua, Cédric Fargues, Justin Bochek, Abdul Vas, Petra Cortright, Rachel de Joode, Martin Kohout, Parker Ito, Andrew Norman Wilson and Laura Brothers, Medellin, Colombia

Twizy Escala 1:1, Matadero, Madrid, Spain

Cosmopolis, Pristine Galerie, Nuevo León, México

The Noise of Bubbles, Matadero, Madrid, Spain

How to Philosophize with a Hammer, at White Box, New York, NY

“55/3” Artplay, Moscow, Russia

Aporías Artísticas` S.XXI D`Ercole Bologna, Italy

La Fábula Mística, Masart Gallery, Curated by David Armengol. Barcelona, Spain

2010

Amazing Gape, A Project for Atlantica, NY

“Twilight Of The Idols”, Carlos Amorales, Gabriel de la Mora, Emma Mcgacc, Riiko Sakkinen, Javier Téllez and Abdul Vas. Curated by Rául Zamudio. Casado Santapau Gallery, Madrid, Spain

Arte Vivo, Fundación México Vivo, Mexico City, México

Radiografías. Mitomanía e identidad, Centro Cultural Antiguo Instituto (CAI) Gijón, Spain

The Waste Land, At White Box, New York, NY

Uncutcock, Preteen Gallery, Hermosillo, Mexico

Deaht Penalty, Posters, Angola, IN

2009

The Man Who Fell to Earth, Curated by Rául Zamudio. Beijing 798 Biennale, China

Barry Times, Street Georgetown Commonwealth, Georgetown, Guyana

2008

Fire Your Guns, Cucarachon Patticcas, Corner Humor, Caja Madrid, Spain

2007

Mixed, Surinaams Museum, Fort Zeelandia, Paramaribo, Suriname

International American Art II, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation-Cifo, Miami, FL

Mera Coincidencia, Anfitrión-ProxectoEdicion, (CGAC), Santiago De Compostela, Spain

Kunstroute Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden, The Netherlands

Kippenland Van Straat Palm Park, Paramaribo, Suriname

2006

International American Art, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation-Cifo, Miami, FL

Cincinnati Reds, Luis Adelantado Miami, Project Truck, Miami, FL

Una Noche Maravillosa, Garash Gallery, Mexico City, México

2005

Observatori; rinôçérôse, Abdul Vas, Dennis Oppenheim, Anthony Goicolea, Gary Hill, Gordon Matta-Clark, Paul McCarthy, Antoni Muntadas… Príncipe Felipe Science Museum (CAC), Valencia, Spain

Publications

Hell Ain‘t a Bad Place to Be, Catalogue, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo (MAC) Santiago de Chile, Chile, 2015

On the Edge, Collaboration Between Artist Abdul Vas and Factum Art. London, UK, 2014

For Those About to Power “We Salute You” Texts by Octavio Zaya, 2012

AC/DC, Fanzines Box Amp, Tokyo, Japan, 2011