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CV

  • Born Jalapa, Veracruz, Mexico
  • Lives and works in New York, Paris and Mexico City

Education

  • 1981-1984 Escuela Nacional de Arte Plásticas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City
  • 1986-1987 Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid

Awards

  • 2006 BlueOrange Prize, German Cooperative Banks, Deutsche Volksbanken and Raiffeisenbanken
  • 1995 DAAD Artist in Residence, Berlin
  • 1987 Salón Nacional de Artes Plásticas, Secció Espacios Alternativos, Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City

Solo Exhibitions

2017

  • Carta Blanca, Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson

2016

  • Gabriel Orozco, Aspen Art Museum, Colorado 
  • Suisai: Tokyo Strokes: Curated by Briony Fer, White Cube, Hong Kong

2015

  • Gabriel Orozco, Rat Hole Gallery, Tokyo
  • Gabriel Orozco-Inner Cycles, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

2014

  • Natural Motion, Moderna Museet, Stockholm

2013

  • thinking in circles, Marian Goodman, New York
  • thinking in circles, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
  • Natural Motion, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria
  • Gabriel Orozco, Kurimanzutto, Mexico City

2012

  • Asterisms, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
  • Asterisms, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin

2011

  • Gabriel Orozco, Marian Goodman, New York
  • Gabriel Orozco, Tate Modern, London

2010

  • 'Gabriel Orozco: Selected Works', PKM Gallery, Seoul
  • Gabriel Orozco, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Paris
  • Gabriel Orozco, Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel

2009

  • Gabriel Orozco, Museum of Modern Art, New York
  • Samurai Tree Invariants, Museum of Modern Art, New York
  • Gabriel Orozco, Kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico

2008

  • Gabriel Orozco: Recent Work, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

2007

  • Chantal Crousel, Paris, France

2006

  • Gabriel Orozco, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
  • Twelve Paintings and a Drawing, White Cube Mason’s Yard, London

2005

  • Fundación Marcelino Botín, Santander
  • Palacio de Velázquez, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
  • Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

2004

  • Photographs, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
  • Gabriel Orozco, Serpentine Gallery, London

2003

  • The Weight of the Sun, The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
  • Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Oaxaca, Oaxaca
  • Centro de Artes Visuais, Coimbra
  • Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

2002

  • Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

2001

  • Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

2000

  • Gabriel Orozco, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Museo Internacional Rufino Tamayo, Mexico
  • City; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, Monterrey
  • Blue Memory, Shima/Islands, Mirei Shigemori Residence, Kyoto

1999

  • Gabriel Orozco, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main
  • Centre pour l’Image Contemporaine, Geneva
  • Gabriel Orozco: Photogravity, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia

1998

  • Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
  • St. Louis Museum of Art, St. Louis
  • Centro Fotográfico Álvarez Bravo, Oaxaca
  • Clinton is Innocent, ARC/Musée Nationale d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris

1997

  • Recordings and Drawings, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
  • Staatliche Museum am Kulturforum, Berlin
  • Centre de la Vieille Charité, Marseilles

1996

  • Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich Institute of Contemporary Art, London
  • The Empty Club, Artangel, London
  • Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
  • Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

1995

  • Migrateurs, ARC/Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris

1994

  • Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
  • Gabriel Orozco, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

1993

  • The Museum of Modern Art, New York
  • Kanaal Art Foundation, Kortrijk

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

  • La Biennale di Venezia – 57th International Art Exhibition, Venice
  • No Place Like Home, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

2016

  • Under the same sun, South London Gallery, London
  • Sculpture on the move, Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel
  • XYLANYNU, Kurimanzutto, Mexico city

2015

  • Camera of Wonders, Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City
  • Adventures of the Black Square, Whitechapel Gallery, London

2014

  • Today's Specials, PACE London, London
  • Love Story, Anne & Wolfgang Titze Collection, Belvedere, Vienna
  • Dark Waters, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
  • Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today, Guggenheim Museum, New York
  • Fleurs Fantômes, Centre d'Arts et Nature, Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire

2013

  • México: Inside Out, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas
  • Bande à part, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
  • A Very Light Art, Ca' Rezzonico Museum, Venice
  • The Bridge, Musée d'Art Contemporain, Marseille
  • Re:emerge: Towards a New Cultural Cartography, Sharjah Biennial, United Arab Emirates
  • Decenter: An Exhibition on the Centenary of the 1913 Armory Show, Abrons Arts Center, New York

2012

  • Freedom not Genius: Works from Damien Hirst’s Murderme Collection, Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Turin
  • 11th Havana Biennial 2012, Havana

2011

  • Painting… EXPANDED, Espacio 1414, Santurce, Spain 
  • Structure and Absence, White Cube, London
  • You Seem the Same as Always, The Common Guild, Glasgow
  • Material Intelligence, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (forthcoming)
  • Mexico: Expected/Unexpected, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, California

2010

  • La Regle du Jeu, Galerie Chantel Crousel, Paris
  • ‘Kupferstichkabinett: Between Thought and Action’, White Cube, London
  • ‘Contemporary Collecting- Selections from the Donna and Howard Stone Collection’, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

2009

  • As Long as it Lasts, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
  • Universal Code, Power Plant, Toronto
  • NOUS TOURNONS DANS LA NUIT…, Musée départemental d'art contemporain de Rochechouart, Rochechouart
  • Raising the Bar: Influential Voices in Metal, Middlesborough Institute of Modern Art, Middlesborough
  • Drawings and Watercolours, Senior & Shopmaker Gallery, New York
  • Desenhos (Drawings) A-Z, Museu da Cidade, Lisbon

2008

  • Vou-te contar uma história: Let me tell you a story:, Porta 33, Madeira
  • Las implicaciones de la imagen, Colección Isabel & Agustin Coppel, MUCA, Mexico City
  • MMKK Inter-National, Museum Moderner Kunst Kärnten, Klagenfurt
  • Betwixt, Magasin 3, Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm
  • Held together with water, Art from the Sammlung Verbund, Istanbul Modern, Istanbul
  • Implant, The UBS Art Gallery, New York
  • Nos Cambiamos De Domicilio, Kurimanzutto, Mexico D.F., Mexico
  • NOUS TOURNONS DANS LA NUIT…, Musée départemental d'art contemporain de Rochechouart, Rochechouart

2007

  • Art in Motion, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami
  • New Perspectives in Latin American Art 1930 – 2006: Selections from a Decade of Acquisitions, MoMA, New York, NY
  • La Planta, Arte Contemporáneo Omnilife, Guadalajara, Mexico City
  • Hidden in Plain Sight: Contemporary Photographs from the Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

2006

  • Grey Flags, Sculpture Center, Long Island City
  • Super Vision, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
  • Universal Experience: Art Life, and the Tourist’s Eye, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; The Hayward Gallery, London
  • Part Object, Part Sculpture, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus
  • The Miraculous and the Everyday, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto

2005

  • El mito de vos Volcanes: Popocatepet e Iztaccinvatl, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City
  • Covering the Real: Arts and the Press Picture, from Warhol to Tillmans, Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel
  • The Experience of Art: 51st Venice Biennale, Venice
  • Farsites: Urban Crisis and Domestic Symptoms in Recent Contemporary Art, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego
  • Luna Park: Fantastic Art, Villa Manin Centro d'Arte Contemporanea, Codroipo
  • De l'architecture, Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris
  • Bidibidobidiboo, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin

2004

  • Do You Believe In Reality?: 2004 Taipei Biennial, Taipei
  • Monument to Now, Deste Foundation, Athens
  • Reflecting the Mirror, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
  • Uses of the Image: Photography, Film and Video in the Jumex Collection, Malba Colección Constantini and Fundación Telefónica, Buenos Aires

2003

  • Plunder, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee
  • Common Wealth, Tate Modern, London
  • Fast Forward: Media Art from the Goetz Collection, ZKM/Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe
  • Moving Pictures, Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao
  • Work Ethic, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore; Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines and Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus
  • A Sculpture Show, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
  • Site Specific, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
  • Dreams and Conflicts. The Dictatorship of The Viewer: 50th Venice Biennale, Venice
  • The Gift: Generous Offerings, Threatening Hospitality, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton
  • Drawing Modern: Works from the Agnes Gund Collection, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland
  • Memory and Landscape, La Casa Encendida, Madrid

2002

  • Passenger: The Viewer as Participant, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo
  • Minor Alterations, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson
  • Tempo, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
  • Documenta 11, Kassel
  • Moving Pictures, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
  • Public Affairs, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich
  • Dialogos entredos mementos del arte Mexicano, Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City
  • En Route, Serpentine Gallery, London

2001

  • ARS 01, KIASMA, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
  • Yokohama 2001: International Triennial of Contemporary Art, Yokohama
  • Dévoler, Vivent les Frac (suite), Institut d’Art Contemporain, Villeurbanne
  • Places in the Mind: Modern Photographs from the Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

2000

  • Versiones del Sur: Cinco Propuestas en Torno al Arte en América, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia,
  • Madrid
  • Sabrosa, El Instituto de Cultura de Morelos, Cuernavaca
  • Let’s Entertain, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
  • A Celebration of Contemporary Art. Vanitas: meditations on life and death in contemporary art, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
  • Orbis Terrarum, Museum Plantin-Moretus, Atwerp

1999

  • La Villle, Le Jardin, La Mémoire, Villa Medici, Rome
  • infra-slim space, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
  • Looking for a Place: SITE Sante Fe Biennial, Sante Fe
  • Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
  • La Casa, il corpo, il cuore, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna
  • Diary, Cornerhouse, Manchester

1998

  • Breaking Ground, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
  • Auf der Spur. Kunst der 90er Jahre im Spiegel von Schweizer Sammlungen, Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich
  • Berlin Biennal, Berlin
  • São Paulo Biennal, São Paulo
  • Propositions II, Musée Départemental d'Art Contemporain Château de Rochechouart, Haute-Vienne

1997

  • Skulptur Projekte in Münster '97, Munster
  • Documenta X, Kassel
  • Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
  • Veronica’s Revenge, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva
  • Campo 6: The Spiral Village, Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht

1996

  • Gabriel Orozco, Rirkit Tiravanija og, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik
  • Inside – Out, Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla
  • Everything That's Interesting is New, The Dakis Joannou Collection, Athens
  • Drawing on Chance: Selections from the Permanent Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
  • Kwangju Biennial, Seoul
  • New Acquisition Display, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
  • Das Americas, Museum of Art São Paulo, São Paulo
  • Public Art Project on Rochdale Canal, Manchester
  • Site of Being, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
  • Blind Spot, Dallas Artists Exhibition Space, Dallas
  • Where is Abel, Thy Brother?, Zacheta National Gallery of Contemporary Art, Warsaw

1995

  • Réalité Décalée, Fonds Régional d'Art Contemporain Bretagne, Châteaugiron
  • Morceaux Choisis, Magasin Site Bouchayer-Viallet, Grenoble

1994

  • Endstation, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich
  • Watt, Witte de With & Kunsthal, Rotterdam
  • The Epic and the Everyday: Contemporary Photographic Art, The Hayward Gallery, London
  • Lo crudo y lo cocido, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
  • Le Saut dans le Vide, French Cultural Center, Moscow
  • A Sculpture Show, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

1993

  • Eros, c'est la vie, Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers
  • A Group Show, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
  • Real Time, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
  • Aperto' 93: Emergenza/Emergency: 45th Venice Biennial, Venice
  • In Transit, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
  • A Summer Show, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

1992

  • Si Colón Supiera!..., Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, Monterrey
  • América: Bride of the Sun, Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp

1991

  • Another Mexican Art, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena
  • D.F., Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio
  • Cuerpos Encontrados, Museo de la Alhóndiga de Granaditas, Guanajuato

1990

  • Sculpture of the Americas into the Nineties, Museum of Modern Art of Latin America, Washington, D.C.
  • Installations: Current Directions, Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art, New York
  • Video D.F., Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York

1989

  • A Propósito, Museo del Ex-Convento del Desierto de los Leones, Cuajimalpa
  • Artistas Mexicanos contemporáneos, Segundo Festival Latino Americano de Arte y Cultura, Brasília

1987

  • Six Nouveaux Regards Mexicains, Centre Culturel du Mexique, Paris
  • Salón Nacional de Artes Plásticas, Secció Espacios Alternativos, Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City

1985

  • Sin Motivos Aparentes I, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City

1984

  • eográfica, Museo Universitario del Chopo, Mexico City

1983

  • Nacional de Artes Plásticas, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Mexico City
  • 3rd Encuentro Nacional de Arte Joven, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Aguascalientes