25 Oct 2023
Oct 25, 2023

Ulyss3s SOLO pulls out the conflictive nature of our present

Ulyss3s SOLO, the experimental artistic project fostered by Colección SOLO presented its new video animation “The War of the Worlds” last 4th of November at Espacio SOLO. The project, conceived as a visual narrative and produced with generative AI tools, uses the binary logic of war as an encounter point to reflect on the cultural tendencies of self-defence, as well as fascination of the unknown.

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May 31, 2023

Find An Offline Shelter

The artists combine their different cultural backgrounds to address the main issues of their generation with an artistic proposal created in an artistic residency on the island of Mallorca.  Over-information, identities, visual over-information and hyper-connectivity guide this exhibition that responds to universal questions through…

May 24, 2023

The Sublime: A debate that Protection No Longer Assured invites us to discuss.

Through 30 international artists such as Keiichi Tanaami, Justin Matherly, Mika Rottenberg, David Altmejd, Grip Face, Glenda León and Paco Pomet and over 63 works that include sculpture, painting, sound art, digital animation and artificial intelligence come together in conversation on the paradoxical appeal…

Dec 14, 2022

SOLO AI ‘23 AWARDS

SoloJSN, the new platform hosted by Colección, creates SOLO AI ‘23 AWARDS to promote artificial intelligence as a medium for artistic experimentation. The winning artwork will be part of the upcoming exhibition at Espacio SOLO in 2023.

Dec 09, 2022

Colección SOLO Acquisition Award at Untitled Art Fair 2022

Colección SOLO joined Untitled Art 2022 (Miami) for the first time with the ‘Colección SOLO Acquisition Award’. The ceremony took place on December 1st and the award was given to the following artists: Alba Fernanda Triana, Pablo Benzo and Aglaé Bassens. 

Jul 11, 2022

TRIBE: When the Group is King

The Dutch collective SMACK uses videogame engines to confront us with our group behaviour and show the hegemony of collective truths in the face of our ability to doubt. Tribe War, a live generative work, reflects on culture wars and our inability…

Jan 14, 2021

Still Human: until December at Espacio SOLO

Colección SOLO has extended Still Human until 20th December 2021.

David Altmejd, Mario Klingemann, Tomoo Gokita, Neo Rauch, Nina Saunders, Nam June Paik, Evru/Zush and Miriam Cahn feature in this dialogue on how we create, observe and interact with new developments.

Sep 09, 2020

The PowSOLO Awards Finalists

On 17th September we will announce the winners of the PowSOLO Awards in a ceremony broadcast live with our partners and friends @powland.tv.

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Jul 22, 2020

Limited by SOLO

Limited by SOLO is a new space for exclusive, curated and certified artworks. Developed by Colección SOLO, this project is an invitation to share, enjoy and support international contemporary art.

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Dec 02, 2019

Open call ‘Powsolo Awards’

Colección SOLO and Powland Network Powcademy, an Amsterdam-based collective dedicated to promoting sound art, launch the Powsolo Awards to recognise the best works in this artistic discipline.

The awards have been launched with the aim of supporting and recognising the best international sound artworks through…

Jul 08, 2019

On the Road with Mario Klingemann

Reading time: 4 minutes

Packing is always a nightmare. Whether you’re heading for a full-blown adventure or squeezing your stuff into tiny hand luggage, getting ready for a trip is a challenge in itself. More so for the artist, Mario Klingemann, whose works are…

Jul 08, 2019

Mu Pan: a master storyteller for our times

Reading time: 5 minutes

“I’m a storyteller and an observer. And I don’t want to pretend to be someone I’m not.” Mu Pan (Taichung City, 1976) is unequivocal. Visual tales are intrinsic to human experience, the places we go to discover new worlds and…

May 10, 2019

SOLO presents the first museum show by Mu Pan

Espacio SOLO Madrid is currently hosting the most ambitious retrospective to date and first museum presentation by the artist, Mu Pan. The exhibition brings together over 20 works by this master of visual narrative, many of which have never been shown in Europe before,…

Mar 03, 2019

“Companion” by KAWS at Colección SOLO

Reading time: 2 minutes

Think KAWS and Companion immediately comes to mind. The cartoon character with X-ed out eyes, blobby bone ears and Disneyesque gloves has come to be synonymous with the Brooklyn-based phenomenon, Brian Donnelly, aka KAWS. Since its first appearance back…

Jan 21, 2019

Espacio SOLO: In Conversation with Juan Herreros

Juan Herreros, the architect who designed SOLO’s home, chats to us about this extraordinary project, winner of the prestigious Madrid College of Architects Awards 2018.

From the outset, Espacio SOLO was conceived as a space in permanent flux. It houses an art collection but is…

Apr 12, 2018

The Long Look: “Gold” by Neo Rauch

In 2002, The New York Times baptised him as “the painter who came in from the cold.” Eight years later, Vogue Italia made it even simpler: Neo Rauch is a “contemporary art master.” So whether you’re into Cold War spy glamour or not,…

Sep 29, 2017

Marcel Dzama draws a revolution in Madrid

When it comes politics, Marcel Dzama is unequivocal: “I think it’s an important time for artists to make as much noise about it as we can,” he told Juxtapoz magazine earlier this year. Now, his personal brand of subversion arrives to Madrid in the…

Sep 22, 2017

People-watching with Danny Fox

“I don’t really consider myself art-world material,” Danny Fox told GQ magazine in late 2016. This self-taught painter is the archetypal outsider: a stylistic loner, doing his own thing, his naïve creations apparently out of synch with aesthetic trends. Yet in that…

Sep 08, 2017

Victor Castillo presents “Broken Hearts”

Mighty Mouse has lost the will to fight. He kneels on the ground, distraught, his face in his hands, while two smiling children look on, apparently delighting in the superhero’s distress. This is Broken Hearts by Victor Castillo, the title work for…

Aug 04, 2017

Summertime humour from Joan Cornellà

“It’s one of those gloomy things like cancer. It’ll happen to you. You’ll have a heart attack from political correctness,” said lifelong mischief maker, Peter Saul, during an interview in New York last month. No chance of suffering death by diplomacy at…

Jul 03, 2017

Skating SOLO

The exciting new installation, Skate Wall 01, by Spanish artist Juan Díaz-Faes, puts the spotlight on skate culture at Colección SOLO, home to boarding luminaries such as Haroshi and former pro skaters like San Francisco-based Andrew Schoultz. Whether as inspiration,…