Dolores Zinny (Rosario, Argentina, 1968) and Juan Maidagan (Rosario, Argentina, 1957) have been grant recipients from the Whitney Museum ISP [Independent Study Program] and fellowship winners in the artist program of the DAAD in Berlin, the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation and the Pollock Krasner Foundation.
Their work has been shown internationally in events such as the 50th Venice Biennale, the 2nd Seville Biennial, the 5th Berlin Biennial, the 8th Gwangju Biennial, the 1st Cartagena Biennial, and in institutions such as MIT, the Fundación Generali, and the Haus del Kulturen del Welt. They have had solo exhibitions (as a duo) at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York, the Moderna Museet de Estocolmo, the Museo Rufino Tamayo in Mexico, the Lunds Kunsthall, la DAAD Galerie-Berlin, and the MMK Museum fu?r Moderne Kunst in Frankfurt, among others.
Zinny-Maidagan make art works in public spaces, including Graz City Hall, the Bibliotèque Royale in Brussels, and the Fundación Proa in Buenos Aires. They recently won two international competitions for a permanent work financed by the government of Hesse: for the University of Applied Sciences in Fulda, and in 2016 for the Goethe University in Frankfurt, with a specially designed sculpture for the IG Farben Haus. In 2017, Zinny-Maidagan exhibited at LACMA Los Angeles County Museum, as part of the Getty Foundation’s project Pacific Standard Time LA/LA.
A number of catalogs and monographs have been published on their works, including Zinny Maidagan Compartment/Das Abteil, published by the MMK, Museum fu?r Moderne Kunst, with an essay by Ranjot Hoskot, and Zinny Maidagan, Such a Good Cover, published by the Berliner Ku?nstlerprogramm DAAD, with an essay by Lynne Cooke.
Their works are in public and private collections such as MMK Museum fu?r Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt; the Moderna Museet, Stocolm; the Museum fu?r Gegenwartskunst [Museum for Contemporary Art], Siegen; the Daimler Chrysler Collection, Berlin; the Bankhaus Spa?ngler, Linz, and the Sammlung zeitgeno?ssischer Kunst der Bundesrepublik Deutschland [Collection for Contemporary Art of the German Republic], Bonn.