Maior Gallery was founded in Pollença in 1990. Since then we have developed a significant labor in promoting contemporary art. We represent both emerging and established artists, and work with new means to create innovative ways to explore, interpret, and visualize new languages and artistic experiences. Since July 2004, Maior has a new space in Palma.

The gallery has participated in major contemporary art fairs such as ARCO (since 1994), ArtCologne (since 1995), Loop, Estampa, Artissima, KIAF, PULSE Miami and PULSE New York, among others.

During summertime, the gallery organizes a series of video art screenings entitled "The video on the roof": on July and August nights, critics, curators, museum managers and artists present their latest video creations selections on the gallery’s roof in Pollença.

A program of approximately seven exhibitions per year offers a taste of young artists and prominent names’ more recent work. We also work with museums, institutions and foundations in the dissemination of our artists’ work, nationally and internationally.

We also provide experimental workshops in which the artists develop different techniques. Amador, Broto, Campano, José Pedro Croft, Xavier Grau, Eva Lootz, A.R. Penck, Jürgen Partenheimer, Charo Pradas, Susana Solano, Darío Urzay, Mónica Fuster, Joan Cortés, Núria Marquès, Aina Perelló and Nicholas Woods are among the artists who have made editions for the gallery.

CURRENT EXHIBITION:

MARTA BLASCO

January-March 2018 in Palma

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‘Marta Blasco has spent years carrying out an intense artistic meditation on the ancient Greek Sybils, displayed in highly poetic drawings or a hypnotic stained-glass window. Her recent exhibition in the Catedral de Palma came from summarising her particular vision of the nature of the oracle: the Sibylline voice solidified into copper sheets that, literally, floated in space, at the same time connecting to the heart of what is worldly. This artist never ceases to invoke the power of the feminine, the revelatory power of the earth that aspires to become gentle. In her pieces at the Galería Maior she expands her art with sculptural pieces in which she reflects the theme of opening up Venus (as Georges Didi-Huberman wrote, opening ones’ veins can be a way of realising the cruel nature of beauty), as well as creating garlands of flowers or ornamental elements that invoke a neo-Baroque vanitas. Marta Blasco, with her ceramic pieces relating to her Valencian origins, intensifies her fertile imaginary world in this exhibition that comes to remind us that beauty is not a forbidden land; however, sometimes it forces the artist to literally to put her heart and soul into her work.’
 
Text by Fernando Castro Florez