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Bibliography

Monographs, solo exhibition catalogues and artist books

  • Ortega, Damián, A Short Essay on the History of the Analogy of the Tool/Word: Un Breve Ensayo Sobre la Historia de la Analogia de Herramienta/Palabra (Vivoeusebio 2013)
  • Morgan, Jessica (ed.), Damián Ortega: Do It Yourself (Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston 2010); texts by Jessica Morgan and Gabriel Kuri
  • The Independent: A Selection of Outcomes in Reaction to the News (The Curve Gallery, Barbican Centre, London 2010); interview with the artist by Alona Pardo
  • Conversando con Marcel Duchamp (Alias Publishing Project, Mexico 2007-2008)
  • Damián Ortega: Nine Types of Terrain (Jay Jopling/White Cube, London 2007)
  • Meschede, Friedrich, Damián Ortega: Survival of the Idea (Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern, Germany 2007)
  • Jacobson, Karen (ed.), Damián Ortega: The Beetle Trilogy and Other Works (CalArts, Los Angeles and California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California 2006); texts by Eungie Joo, Hari Kunzru and Alma Ruiz
  • Szymczyk, Adam (ed.), Damián Ortega (Kunsthalle Basel 2004); texts by Damián Ortega, Paola Berenstein Jacques, Russell Ferguson and Adam Szymczyk


General publications and group exhibition catalogues

  • Ogor, Didier Gourvennec and Gregory Lang, Artists an Architecture: Variable Dimensions (Pavillon de l’Arsenal, Italy 2015)
  • Staes, Pascale and Carole Theisen, Eppur si Muove: Art and Technology, A Share Sphere (Mudam Luxembourg, Luxembourg 2015), p. 139 + 165
  • Houdart, Sophie and Christine Jungen, ‘Gradhiva: Cosmos’ (Musee du quai Branly, Paris 2015), front cover + p. 32
  • Archer, Michael, Art Since 1960 (Thames and Hudson, London 2015)
  • Husslein-Arco, Agnes and Anne de Boismilon (eds.), Love Story: Sammlung Anne und Wolfgang Titze (Grasl FairPrint, Bad Vöslau, Austria 2014); texts by Agnes Husslein-Arco, Mario Codognato, Severin Dünser, Luisa Ziaja, Sol LeWitt and Loïc Malle
  • Gioni, Massimiliano and Natalie Bell (eds.), Il Palazzo Enciclopedico: Biennale Arte 2013 Volume I (Marsilio Editori, Venice, Italy 2013); texts by various authors
  • Beard, Lee and Rebecca Morrill (eds.), The Twenty-First Century Art Book (Phaidon, London 2014); texts by Jonathan Griffin, Paul Harper, David Trigg and Eliza Williams, p.194
  • Baucheron, Éléa aand Diane Routex, XXL Art: When artists think big (Prestel Verlag, Munich 2014)
  • Guglielmino, Giorgio, This Is Now: A Geographical Guide to Cutting-Edge Contemporary Art (Umberto Allemandi & C., Turin 2013)
  • Una Posibilidad de Escape (Espai d’Art Contemporani de Castello 2013); texts by Laura Hoptman, Agustin Perez Rubio and Octavio Zaya
  • Ulrich Obrist, Hans (ed.), Do It: the Compendium, (Independent Curators International, New York and DAP 2013)
  • Thomas, Marlene (ed.), Parkett: Durham, Marten, Olowska, Ortega No. 92, 2013
  • Paneque, Guillermo (ed.), Entre Chien et Loup, Works from the Menea Larrucea Collection (Iberdrola, Madrid 2011); texts by Guillermo Paneque, Javier Montes, Gérard Wajcman and Xabier Sáenz de Gorbea
  • Adler, Phoebe, Tom Howells and Nikolaos Kotsopoulos (ed.), Contemporary Art in Latin America (Black Dog, London 2010); text by Gerardo Mosquera
  • Bonham-Carter, Charlotte and David Hodge, The Contemporary Art Book (Goodman, London 2009)
  • Hiddleston, Anna, Christine Macel and Sinziana Ravini, Damián Ortega: 315 Livre Numero 17 (Centre Georges Pompidou Service Commercial, Paris 2008)
  • Pimentel, Taiyana, Las Implicationes de la Imagen (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Ciudad de México 2008)
  • Amorales, Carlos and Julie Rodrigues Widholm, Escultura social: a new generation of art by Mexico City (Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago 2007)
  • Taipei Biennial 2006: Dirty Yoga (Taipei, Taiwan 2007); texts by Dan Cameron
  • 27a Bienal de Sao Paulo Guia: Como ViverJ (Fundacao Bienal de Sao Paulo, Brazil 2006)
  • Dark Matter (White Cube, London 2006); texts by Annushka Shani and Donald Kuspit
  • Arratia, Eurídice, 100 Latin American Artists (Exit Publicaciones, Spain 2006)
  • Damián Ortega: The Beetle Trilogy and Other Works (by California Institute of the Arts/REDCAT 2005); texts by Eungie Joo, Hari Kunzru and Alma Ruiz; translation by Fernando Feliu Moggi
  • Grosenick, Uta, Art Now Vol. II (Tachen, Germany 2005)
  • Farsites/Sitios Distantes (San Diego Museum of Art, Friesens Book Division, Canada 2005)
  • Damián Ortega (Kunsthalle Basel, Schwabe Verlag, Basel, 2004)
  • Los Usos de la Imagen: Fotografia, Film y Video en la Colleccion Jumex, Malba Colección Constantini, La Colección Jumex y Espacio Fundación Telefónica (Carlos Basualdo, Buenos Aires, Argenina, 2004)
  • Solo Los Personajes Cambian (MARCO, Monterrey, Editor Artes Gráficas Panorama, Mexico 2004)
  • La Biennale di Venezia: 50th International Art Exhibition: Dreams and Conflicts - The Dictatorship of the Viewer (Marsilio editori 2003)
  • Arte All’arte: Architettura Paesaggio (Associazione Arte Continua, Italy 2002)
  • Soler Perez, Eduardo, Sublime Artificial: Nuevo Arte de Mexico (Institut de Cultura: La Capella, Caja Madrid & Barcelona 2002)
  • Tirana Biennale 1 (Exhibition catalogue, Italy 2001)
  • Squatters (The catalogue accompanies the exhibitions Squatters #1, July 15 - September 23, 2001 and Squatters #2, 7 October-2 December 2001, Made in collaboration with Museu Serralves, Porto)
  • Fresh Cream: Contemporary Art in Culture (Phaidon, London 2000)
  • The Bird: For Beginners (Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and Museo Internacional Rufino Tamayo, Ciudad de México and Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Monterrey 2000); text by Gabriel Orozco
  • Giménez Cacho, Julieta ,Moi Et Ma Circonstance / I and My Circumstance / Yo y Mi Circustancia (Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal 1999-2000)


Newspaper and magazine articles

  • Bonami, Francesco, ‘The Big Bang Theory’, Vanity Fair (Italia), 10 May 2015, pp. 94-98
  • Un-authored, ‘Damian Ortego: Apestraction’, This is Now, 09 July 2013
  • Brett, Guy, Helen Molesworth and Juan Villoro, ‘Damian Ortega’, Parkett, 2013, pp.102-143 and pp.237-238
  • Uddin, Zakia, ‘September 2012, Damien Ortega at White Cube’, Whitehotmagazine.com, September 2012
  • Un-authored, ‘Gabriel Orozco and Damián Ortega’, Artinamericamagazine.com, 9 May 2012
  • Un-authored, ‘A free-for-all spirit breezes into a vast art fair’, The New York Times, 4 March 2011, p.C24
  • Guyon, Anne Lawrence, ‘Damián Ortega: Institute of Contemporary Art’, Art In America, January 2010, p.120
  • Quiles, Daniel, ‘Damián Ortega: Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Art Forum, December 2009, p.227
  • Smee, Sebastian, ‘The sum of its parts’, Boston.com, 20 September 2009
  • ‘Troubles a l’ordere public’, Beaux Arts, December 2008, pp.86-92
  • Meschede, Friedrich, ‘Damián Ortega: The Universe of Objects’, Contemporary, No.95, 2008, pp.30-33
  • Heuer, Megan, ‘Tortilla Houses and Falling Typewriters’, ARTnews, April 2008, pp.92-94
  • Blanco, Sergio, ‘Propone Ortega reto conceptual’, Reforma, Mexino, 28 May 2007
  • Mac Masters, Merry, ‘Alias llenará un vacío en la bibliografía del arte’, La Jornada, Mexico, 28 May 2007
  • Hernández, Edgar, ‘Se presentan las voces y las ideas’, Excelsior, Mexico, 24 May 2007
  • Vogel, Carol,’Obelisk mobility in Central Park’, New York Times, 18 May 2007
  • Trainor, James, ‘27th Sao Paulo Biennal’, Frieze, January/February 2007, p.154-157
  • Voelzke, Daniel, ‘Leben im Labor’, Monopol Kompakt/Art Forum Berlin, October 2007, No.2, pp.12-18
  • Weiss, Christina, ‘Neue Sicht auf die Welt’, Die Welt, September 2007, p.1
  • Work, Jeff, ‘The Street Machine’, Sleek, Winter 2006-2007, pp.181-197
  • Godfrey, Mark, ‘Moving parts’, Freize, April 2006
  • ‘Damián Ortega’, L´Optimum, France, April 2006
  • MacMasters, Merry, ‘Presentan hoy dos libros bilingües de arte en la Casa del Lago’, La Jornada, Mexico City, 6 March 2006
  • Notimex, ‘Galerías mexicanas a Nueva York’, El Economista, Mexico City, 22 February 2006
  • Alejo, Jesús, ‘Dos propuestas de arte, ahora en libros’, Milenio, Mexico City, 5 March 2006
  • MacMasters, Merry, ‘Figura un artista mexicano entre los seis finalistas de un premio internacional’, La Jornada, Mexico City, 14 February 2006
  • Moura, Rodrigo,’Damián Ortega: my architect’, Flash Art, January – February, No. 246, Vol.39, 2006
  • Preciado, Corina, ‘Se viste de arte Damián Ortega’, El Mural, Guadalajara, Mexico, 13 January 2006
  • Ruiz, Alma, ‘The Beetle Trilogy Damián Ortega: an interview’, ARTNEXUS, No.59, Vol.4, 2005 Marcin, Mauricio, ‘Damián Ortega exhibe en el MOCA de California’, La Crónica, 22 November 2005
  • Johnson, Reed, ‘Beetles, beyond the sum of their parts’, Los Angeles Times, 30 October 2005
  • Blanco, Sergio R., ’Da Damián Ortega valor a lo cotidiano’, Reforma, 15 June 2005
  • Chapman, Peter, ‘Damián Ortega – Tate Modern, London SE1’, The Information Magazine, 14 May 2005, p.14
  • Cumming, Laura, ‘Pull up a chair’, The Observer, 8 May 2005
  • Mac Masters, Merry, ‘Auge de artistas mexicanos con muestras en foros internacionales: Damián Ortega expone en la Tate Gallery de Londres’, La Jornada, 6 May 2005
  • Gunner, Fisun, ‘Can’t we give it a rest?’, Metro Life, 26 April 2005, p.25
  • Tercero, Magali, ‘Damián Ortega en la Tate Modern’, Laberinto Suplemento Cultural, Milenio, No.96, 16 April 2005
  • López, María Luisa, ‘Obras que se van de las manos’, La Revista El Universal, No. 054, 7-13 March 2005
  • Mascarúa, Sara, ‘La plástica de Damián Ortega en Tate Modern’, Diario Monitor, 12 April 2005
  • Godfrey, Mark, ‘Image structures’,Artforum, XLIII, No.6, February 2005
  • Benítez Dueñas, Issa María, ‘Arco 2005 – Madrid’, Artnexus, Vol.3, 2005, p.132
  • ‘Geruch nach feuchter erde: Damián Ortega in der Kunsthalle Basel’, Kunst Bulletin, November 2004
  • Kent, Sarah, ‘Don’t fence me in: two sculptors show at White Cube’, Time Out, 22-2 September 2004
  • ‘Eruptionen mit begrenzter kraft: Die Kunsthalle Basel zeigt Damián Ortega und Rosalind Nashashibi’, Bazkulturmagazin, Basel, September 2004
  • ‘London: Inside the White Cube Damián Ortega’, Contemporary, 2004
  • O’Reilly, Sally, ‘Damián Ortega’, Contemporary, No. 64, 2004
  • Gonzalez Durand, Berenice, ‘Laberinto plástico’, Elephant Juice exhibition review, interview with Damián Ortega, El Independiente, Mexico D.F., 14 December 2003
  • Pérez Bucio, Erika, ‘Arman un laberinto de sexo entre amigos: da kurimanzutto exposición efímera’, Reforma, 12 December 2003
  • Molina, Camila, ‘Jose Damasceno subverte os objetos do cotidiano: artista expoe na Galeria Fortes Vilaca como o Mexicano Damián Ortega’, O Estado de S. Paulo, 24 September 2003
  • O’Reilly, Sally; Rugoff, Ralph, ‘Venice Biennale’, Frieze, September 2003
  • Bianchi, Paolo, ‘The everyday altered: Arsenale Themen 50 Biennale Venedig’, Kunstforum International, August-October, 2003
  • Dunn, Melissa, ‘The Venice Biennale: slouching toward utopia’, Flash Art, July-September, 2003
  • Villarreal, Rogelio, ‘Pasión y muerte de un mito’, Reforma (Mexico City), 27 July 2003
  • Levin, Kim, ‘Power vacuum’, Village Voice, 23 June 2003
  • Hernández, Edgar Alejandro, ;Destaca la prensa presencia de México: celebran periódicos del extranjero la muestra curada por Gabriel Orozco en Bienal de Venecia’, Reforma, 16 July 2003
  • Miles, Christopher, ‘Visions along the canals’, Los Angeles Times, 18 June 2003
  • Vogel, Carol, ‘Heat upstages art at the Venice Biennale’, The New York Times, 16 June 2003
  • Breerette, Geneviève, ‘A tatons dans le labyrinthe de l’Art Contemporain’, Le Monde, 16 June 2003
  • Bush, Kate, ‘Kate Bush on Damián Ortega’, ARTFORUM, No.3, January 2003
  • ‘La fabbrica dell’arte: 50esima esposizione internazionale d’arte’, Carnet Arte, No.6, 2003
  • Macel, Christine, ‘Dada et moi’, Les Cahiers du Musée National d’Art Moderne, No.85, 2003
  • Wilson, Michael, ‘Damián Ortega / D’Amelio Terras New York’, Frieze, 2002
  • Gloni, Massimiliano, ‘Look back in anger’, Flash Art, May-June 2002
  • Cotter, Holland, ‘Damián Ortega’, The New York Times, 22 March 2002
  • López, María Luisa, ‘Damián Ortega: creación sobre ruedas’, Milenio, 7 October 2002
  • Schmelz, Itala, ‘Damián Ortega’, Flash Art, October 2001
  • Schmelz, Itala, ‘Damián Ortega: utility betrayed’, Trans magazine, No.8, 2000
  • Guzmán, Daniel; Ortega, Luis Felipe; Kuri, Gabriel, ‘Transper’, TRANS magazine, No.7, New York, 2000
  • Reyes Palma, Francisco,’Liquid center / centro liquido’, Revista Curare, No.15, July - December 1999
  • Cotter, Holland, ‘Lines of loss’, The New York Times, 12 December 1997
  • Reyes Palma, Francisco, ‘Reglas e instintos: exposición de Damián Ortega’, Curare, No.11, Summer 1997