About the Artist
José Ignacio Díaz from Rábago. Born in Madrid, Spain. He studied Hispanic Philology and Plastic Arts. A painter and sculptor, Díaz de Rábago specializes, since 1985, in installations large format
Since his first exhibition in 1974, Díaz de Rábago has exposed his work with regularity in galleries, museums and public institutions. Stand out from his exhibitions and projects, those made in: Hastings Gallery, New York, 1981; Leifsgade 22, Copenhagen, 1985; De Vonk, Amsterdam, 1987; Museum of Fine Arts, Málaga, 198 7; University of Amager, Copenhagen, 1988; Museum of Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense, 1989; Overgaden, Copenhagen, 1991; Anselmo Alvarez Gallery, Madrid, 1992; Avantiere VII, Aachen, 1992; Cultural Capital, Copenhagen, 1996; San Telmo Museum, San Sebastián, 1996; Nikki Diana Marquardt Gallery, Paris, 1997; Cultural Capital, Stockholm, 1998; Instituto Cervantes, Paris, 1999; Library Main, Copenhagen, 2000; State Library, Malmö, 2001; Library of the University, Oslo, 2002; MACAY – Museum of Contemporary Art, Mérida, 2003; COAM Foundation of the College of Architects, Madrid, 2004; University of California, Berkeley, 2005; Cultural Center of Spain, Montevideo, 2008; Fundación Pablo Atchugarry, Manantiales (Uruguay), 2008; Barjola Museum, Gijón, 2009′ Centro de Art, Casa Duró, Mieres, 2011; CBA – Círculo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, 2013; Rambla 24, Punta del Este, 2015; Art Center, Casa Duró, Mieres, 2011; CBA – Círculo de Fine Arts, Madrid, 2013; Rambla 24, Punta del Este, 2015; Capitalidad Cultural, San Sebastián, 2016.
Artist also known as poetry writer, Díaz de Rábago won the first prize in the literary contest program organized by the Spanish Institute of Emigration in 1985. In 2001 he published the book “Poemas del instante”, in the 2011 “Molinos de papel y viento” selection of his poetic production from 1975 to 2010 and “Humaredas” in 2015.