Per Barclay

Biografia

Nato a Oslo nel 1955.
Vive e lavora a Torino e Oslo.

Ha studiato Storia dell’Arte all’Università di Bergen, completando poi la sua formazione all’Istituto Statale d’Arte di Firenze, all’Accademia di Belle Arti di Bologna ed infine all’Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma.
Nel 1990 partecipa al Padiglione dei Paesi Nordici alla XLIV Biennale di Venezia. Le sue opere sono state esposte in prestigiosi musei nazionali e internazionali, tra i quali: Henie-Onstad Art Centre di Oslo, Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain di Nizza, Museet for Samtidskunst di Oslo, CCC Centre de Création Contemporaine di Tours, Palacio de Cristal, Parque del Retiro, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía di Madrid, Fondazione Merz di Torino, CAC Málaga Centro De Arte Contemporáneo di Málaga.
Tra le mostre più recenti, nel 2014 ha preso parte alla seconda edizione di “Icastica”, ad Arezzo, creando una installazione d’olio nella Chiesa di San Domenico, sotto il crocifisso del Cimabue. Nello stesso anno espone a São Paulo, Brasile, in “Made by Brazilians…Creative Invasion”. Nel 2015 viene invitato a partecipare a “L’albero della cuccagna”, manifestazione ideata da Achille Bonito Oliva, realizzando una camera d’olio a Ca’ Pesaro, Venezia. Nel 2017, ha presentato una sua grande installazioneall’inaugurazione del Centre de Création Contemporaine Olivier Debré a Tours, Francia.

Selezione mostre personali:

2017
Centre de Création Contemporaine Olivier Debré, Tours (France)

2016
Per Barclay – Bianco Palermo, Francesco Pantaleone Arte Contemporanea, Palermo

2015
Nero notte, Giacomo Guidi, Roma
Hors échelle, Creux de l’enfer centre d’art contemporain, Thiers (France)
Ca’ Pesaro, L’Albero della Cuccagna, Nutrimento per l’Arte – a cura di Achille Bonito Oliva, Galleria Internazionale d’Arte Moderna, Venezia

2014
Mar de Arte, Cartagena (Spain)
Insisto, Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Genève (Switzerland)

2013
Centre d’art le Radar, Bayeux (France)

2012
Chambres d´Huiles (Suite), Château de Tours / CCC Tours, Tours (France)
Fluido, CAC Málaga, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo, Málaga (Spain)

2011
Per Barclay, RueVisconti, Paris (France)
Galleri MGM, Oslo Formue Forvaltningen, Oslo
 (Norway)
Mémoires Contemporaines, 46, Quai Le Gallo, Boulogne-Billancourt 
(France)
Rosso Ribera, Galleria Giorgio Persano, Torino

2010
Canon, Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Genève
(Switzerland)
Per Barclay – Palazzo Costantino, Francesco Pantaleone Arte Contemporanea, Palermo
Adolf Kanonen, Galleri MGM, Oslo (Norway)

2009
68°50’ N., Festspillene i Nord-Norge (The Festival of North Norway), Harstad (Norway)
68°50′N., Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen (Norway)

2008
Chambre d’huile, Fondazione Merz, Torino
Stanze d’acqua, Otto Gallery, Bologna
Chambres d’huile, CCC Centre de Création Contemporaine de Tours, Tours 
(France)
Sans parole, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Sérignan, Sérignan (France)

2007
Ayúdame Ribera, Galería Oliva Arauna, Madrid (Spain)
Nytt Landskap, Galleri MGM, Oslo (Norway)

2006
Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Genève
 (Switzerland)
Åshild, Simen y Halvard, Galería Oliva Arauna, Madrid 
(Spain)
Galerie contemporaine de l’Hôtel de Ville, Chinon (France)

2005
Halvard Simen Ophelia, Galleri MGM, Oslo
 (Norway)
Otto Gallery, Bologna

2004
Galleri Bouhlou, Bergen (Norway)

2003
Institut Universitaire de formation de Maîtres, Fondettes 
(France)
Window Space, Copenhagen (Denmark)
Palacio de Cristal, Parque del Retiro, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid 
(Spain)
Galleria Giorgio Persano, Torino

2002
Koldo Mitxelena Kulturunea, San Sebastián
 (Spain)
Galería Oliva Arauna, Madrid (Spain)

2001
Bergen Kunstforening, Bergen 
(Norway)
Centre de Création contemporaine de Tours, Tours (France)

2000
Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento
Galleri Wang, Oslo
 (Norway)
Centro de Fotografía. Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca 
(Spain)
Museum of Installation, London (UK)

1999
Telemark Art Center, Porsgrunn (Norway)
Galería Oliva Arauna, Madrid
 (Spain)
Centre d’Art Contemporain, Ferme du Buisson, Noisiel 
(France)
La transparence des choses, Crestet Centre d’Art, Château de Simiane, Valréas (France)
Galleria Giorgio Persano, Torino

1998
It’s now or never, Galerie DG, München
 (Austria)
Galleri GI, Oslo
 (Norway)
Art Jonction, Nice
 (France)
Museet for Samtidskunst, Oslo (Norway)

1997
Galleri Wang, Oslo 
(Norway)
Galleri Bouhlou, Bergen 
(Norway)
Fin de Siècle, Galleria Giorgio Persano, Torino

1996
Galería Oliva Arauna, Madrid 
(Spain)
The Orchard Gallery, Londonderry (Ireland)
L’Abbaye de Maubuisson, Saint-Ouen-l’Aumône (France)

1995
Sala Recalde, Bilbao
 (Spain)
Centre d’Art Contemporain de Vassivière en Limousin, Ile de Vassivière (France)
Galleria Giorgio Persano, Torino
Sandnes Kunstforening, Sandnes
 (Norway)
Galerie Renos Xippas, Paris (France)

1994
Galleri Wang, Oslo
 (Norway)
Galleri Boulhou, Bergen
 (Norway)

1993
Galleri Wang, Oslo
 (Norway)
Artscape Nordland, Fauske (Norway)
Galería Oliva Arauna, Madrid (Spain)

1992
Porin Taidemuseo, Pori
 (Finland)
Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Athens 
(Greece)
Arte Roma, Roma
Kasteel Blauwhuis, Izegem (Belgium)
The Power Plant, Toronto 
(Canada)
Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain de Nice, Nice 
(France)
Galleria Giorgio Persano, Torino

1991
Galleria Fabjbasaglia, Bologna
Galleria Giorgio Persano, Milano
Le Creux de l’Enfer, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Thiers
 (France)
The Orpheus Gallery, Belfast 
(Ireland)
Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo (Norway)

1990
Galleria Giorgio Persano, Torino
Slade School of Fine Art, London
 (UK)
Padiglione dei Paesi Nordici, XLIV Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte, Biennale di Venezia, Venezia

Per Barclay (Oslo, 1955).
Works and lives in Turin and Oslo.
He studied History of Art at Bergen University, and completed his training at the “Istituto Statale d’Arte” in Florence, at the “Accademia di Belle Arti” in Bologna and finally at the “Accademia di Belle Arti” in Rome.
In 1990 he took part in the Nordic Countries Pavillion at the 44th International Art Exhibition in Venice ( XLIV Biennale di Venezia). His works have been exhibited in prestigious National museums, among which Henie-Onstad Art Centre – Oslo, Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain – Nice, Museet for Samtidskunst – Oslo, CCC Centre de Création Contemporaine – Tours, Palacio de Cristal, Parque del Retiro, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía – Madrid, Fondazione Merz – Torino, CAC Málaga Centro De Arte Contemporáneo – Málaga.
Recently, he took part in the second edition of “Icastica” in Arezzo (2014), where he created an oil installation in the San Domenico church, under the crucifix by Cimabue. The same year he exhibited at the collective art exhibition “Made by Brazilians…Creative Invasion”, in São Paulo, Brazil. In 2015 he was invited to partecipate in “L’albero della cuccagna”, an event organized by Achille Bonito Oliva, where he created an oil room at Ca’ Pesaro, in Venice. In 2017 he presented a huge installation at the opening of Centre de Création Contemporaine Olivier Debré in Tours, France.

Selected solo exhibitions:

2017
Centre de Création Contemporaine Olivier Debré, Tours (France)

2016
Per Barclay – Bianco Palermo, Francesco Pantaleone Arte Contemporanea, Palermo

2015
Nero notte, Giacomo Guidi, Roma
Hors échelle, Creux de l’enfer centre d’art contemporain, Thiers (France)
Ca’ Pesaro, L’Albero della Cuccagna, Nutrimento per l’Arte – a cura di Achille Bonito Oliva, Galleria Internazionale d’Arte Moderna, Venezia

2014
Mar de Arte, Cartagena (Spain)
Insisto, Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Genève (Switzerland)

2013
Centre d’art le Radar, Bayeux (France)

2012
Chambres d´Huiles (Suite), Château de Tours / CCC Tours, Tours (France)
Fluido, CAC Málaga, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo, Málaga (Spain)

2011
Per Barclay, RueVisconti, Paris (France)
Galleri MGM, Oslo Formue Forvaltningen, Oslo
 (Norway)
Mémoires Contemporaines, 46, Quai Le Gallo, Boulogne-Billancourt 
(France)
Rosso Ribera, Galleria Giorgio Persano, Torino

2010
Canon, Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Genève
(Switzerland)
Per Barclay – Palazzo Costantino, Francesco Pantaleone Arte Contemporanea, Palermo
Adolf Kanonen, Galleri MGM, Oslo (Norway)

2009
68°50’ N., Festspillene i Nord-Norge (The Festival of North Norway), Harstad (Norway)
68°50′N., Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen (Norway)

2008
Chambre d’huile, Fondazione Merz, Torino
Stanze d’acqua, Otto Gallery, Bologna
Chambres d’huile, CCC Centre de Création Contemporaine de Tours, Tours 
(France)
Sans parole, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Sérignan, Sérignan (France)

2007
Ayúdame Ribera, Galería Oliva Arauna, Madrid (Spain)
Nytt Landskap, Galleri MGM, Oslo (Norway)

2006
Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Genève
 (Switzerland)
Åshild, Simen y Halvard, Galería Oliva Arauna, Madrid 
(Spain)
Galerie contemporaine de l’Hôtel de Ville, Chinon (France)

2005
Halvard Simen Ophelia, Galleri MGM, Oslo
 (Norway)
Otto Gallery, Bologna

2004
Galleri Bouhlou, Bergen (Norway)

2003
Institut Universitaire de formation de Maîtres, Fondettes 
(France)
Window Space, Copenhagen (Denmark)
Palacio de Cristal, Parque del Retiro, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid 
(Spain)
Galleria Giorgio Persano, Torino

2002
Koldo Mitxelena Kulturunea, San Sebastián
 (Spain)
Galería Oliva Arauna, Madrid (Spain)

2001
Bergen Kunstforening, Bergen 
(Norway)
Centre de Création contemporaine de Tours, Tours (France)

2000
Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento
Galleri Wang, Oslo
 (Norway)
Centro de Fotografía. Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca 
(Spain)
Museum of Installation, London (UK)

1999
Telemark Art Center, Porsgrunn (Norway)
Galería Oliva Arauna, Madrid
 (Spain)
Centre d’Art Contemporain, Ferme du Buisson, Noisiel 
(France)
La transparence des choses, Crestet Centre d’Art, Château de Simiane, Valréas (France)
Galleria Giorgio Persano, Torino

1998
It’s now or never, Galerie DG, München
 (Austria)
Galleri GI, Oslo
 (Norway)
Art Jonction, Nice
 (France)
Museet for Samtidskunst, Oslo (Norway)

1997
Galleri Wang, Oslo 
(Norway)
Galleri Bouhlou, Bergen 
(Norway)
Fin de Siècle, Galleria Giorgio Persano, Torino

1996
Galería Oliva Arauna, Madrid 
(Spain)
The Orchard Gallery, Londonderry (Ireland)
L’Abbaye de Maubuisson, Saint-Ouen-l’Aumône (France)

1995
Sala Recalde, Bilbao
 (Spain)
Centre d’Art Contemporain de Vassivière en Limousin, Ile de Vassivière (France)
Galleria Giorgio Persano, Torino
Sandnes Kunstforening, Sandnes
 (Norway)
Galerie Renos Xippas, Paris (France)

1994
Galleri Wang, Oslo
 (Norway)
Galleri Boulhou, Bergen
 (Norway)

1993
Galleri Wang, Oslo
 (Norway)
Artscape Nordland, Fauske (Norway)
Galería Oliva Arauna, Madrid (Spain)

1992
Porin Taidemuseo, Pori
 (Finland)
Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Athens 
(Greece)
Arte Roma, Roma
Kasteel Blauwhuis, Izegem (Belgium)
The Power Plant, Toronto 
(Canada)
Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain de Nice, Nice 
(France)
Galleria Giorgio Persano, Torino

1991
Galleria Fabjbasaglia, Bologna
Galleria Giorgio Persano, Milano
Le Creux de l’Enfer, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Thiers
 (France)
The Orpheus Gallery, Belfast 
(Ireland)
Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo (Norway)

1990
Galleria Giorgio Persano, Torino
Slade School of Fine Art, London
 (UK)
Padiglione dei Paesi Nordici, XLIV Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte, Biennale di Venezia, Venezia