José Montealegre

B. 1992 in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Lives and works in Berlin, DE

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Gallery exhibitions
2021 Nuevo Mundo

Further exhibitions
2022 Cassandra Complex, curated by Adriana Blidaru, Basis Frankfurt am Main, DE
2022 Wet Resistance, curated by José Montealegre and Rebekka Seubert, Dortmunder Kunstverein, Dortmund, DE
2022 Nervous System, curated by Miriam Bettin, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, DE
2021 Vivero Enredado, curated by Christopher Weickenmeier, Klosterruine, Berlin, DE

Selected works


Installation view


Página 0122 fg. 2, Página 0108, Página 0425 fg. 3, Página 0449 — 2021
Copper arrangement, various sizes
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Página 0113, Página 0115, Página 0028 — 2021
Copper arrangement, various sizes
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And the great shroud of the sea rolled on as it rolled on 5,000 years ago — 2021
Painted torn book pages encased in glass, tin frame — 34 × 73 × 1 cm


Heart of a hippie — 2020
Torn book pages with painted drawings on ceramic tiles, distressed paperclip on laser-cut canvas, encased in glass, tin frame — 75 × 45 × 2,5 cm


The Sundial; First Story — 2021
Laser printed text on torn book page encased in glass, tin frame — 36 × 25,5 × 0,5 cm


Installation view


Last page — 2020
Gesso and glass on wooden board with graphite and ballpoint scribbles and copper binding at its side
30 × 22 × 1 cm


Space — 2020
Gesso and glass on wooden board with copper binding and growth
30 × 22 × 1 cm


Arched way — 2020
Gesso and glass on wooden board with graphite and paint
44 × 25 × 2 cm


Cascada — 2020
Gesso and glass on wooden board with graphite drawing
27,5 × 21 × 1 cm


Installation view