Elena del Rivero

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Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant Program Recipient, 2015 

 

I Need to Tell You Something: The Lost Art of Letter Writing and Communication Today, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Sun Valley, ID

(Group Show)

February 26- May 6, 2016

 

Biography
 

Born in Valencia, Spain in 1949. Lives and works in New York.

 

Selected One-Person Exhibitions

 

2015

Letter from home: a rendez-vous, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York


2014  

Letter of a Traveler, Galería Elvira Gonzalez, solo presentation at The Armory Show, New York

Elena del Rivero, Jason McCoy Gallery, New York

 

2013  

Rhapsody (with Linn Meyers), Gering & Lopez, New York

 

2011  

Chant, New Museum, New York

cedarliberty (with Leslie McCleave), State Museum of Albany, NY

cedarliberty (with Leslie McCleave), ICP, curated by Carol Squiers, New York

Elena del Rivero, Lawrimore Project, Seattle, WA

 

2010  

Flying letters, Galeria Senda, Barcelona, ES

A drawing fallen from the sky, La Conservera, Murcia, ES

Flying letters*, Espacio AV, Murcia, ES

 

2009  

Oeil d’âme*, Galería Elvira González, Madrid, ES

 

2008  

Home Suite, with a collaboration by Lawrence D. “Butch” Morris BRING LIGHT, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, curated by Sarah Newman, Washington, D.C.

 

2007  

At Hand*, with a collaboration by Lawrence D. “Butch” Morris BRING LIGHT. Museo Patio Herreriano, Valladolid, ES

 

2006

Darling: On Rembrandt, Galería Elvira González *. Madrid, ES

At Hand, Works on Paper by Elena Del Rivero IVAM, Valencia, ES.

LIGHT, IVAM, curated by Elizabeth Finch, Valencia, ES

L’amour prope. Testimonio de la caverna, Fundació La Caixa Galeria Art Nueve, Murcia, ES

 

2004  

HELOISE, Dieu Donne Papermill, New York

Nine Broken Letters, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York

BROKENCLOUD, Galería Elvria González, Madrid, ES

 

2002  

DOCUMENTACIONES, Centro Histórico,* Universidad de Salamanca, curated by Javier Panera Salamanca, ES

 

2001  

Sweet Home, DV, San Sebastián, ES

La Perfecta Casada, Galería Elvira González, Madrid, ES

[Swi:t] Home, Performance Drawings, Drawing Center*, curated by Catherine de Zegher, New York

Las Hilanderas, Dieu Donné Papermill*, New York

Que Tenga Rejas de Bronce, Window project. Art in General*, New York

 

2000  

Entredós, Dept. Feminist Studies, Universidad Barcelona, Barcelona, ES

In Love, with Tere Recarens. Galería Javier López, Madrid, ES

 

1998  

Five Kept Letters…Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Reina Sofía* curated by Rafael Doctor, Madrid, ES

 

1997  

Letters to the Mother, Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San FranciscoCA

Letter from the Bride, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York

Cartas, Galeria Javier López, Madrid, ES

 

1996  

Cartas, Espacio Caja-Burgos*. Burgos, ES

 

1995  

300 Letters to the Mother V, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York

Elena del Rivero, Museo de Navarra*, PamplonaES

 

1993  

With Light, Galerie Lelong, New York

Cartas y diarios, Galeria Elba Benitez. Madrid, ES

 

1991  

Mincher and Wilcox Gallery, San Francisco, CA



Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2016

La Perfecta Casada, Masquelibros, Madrid, ES

I Need to Tell You Something: The Lost Art of Letter Writing and Communication Today, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Sun Valley, ID
Piel y simulacro, Travesía Cuatro, Guadalajara, MX

Radical Drawings, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York

 

2015

La Trampa de la sonrisa, ARTIUM, Alava, ES

Reflexións, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santigao de Compostela, ES

Paper Trail: Contemporary prints, drawings and photographs from the collection, Colby Museum of Art, Waterville, ME

Días de vinilo: Una historia del diseño gráfico musical, Museo Patio Herrereiano, Valledolid, ES

The Suspended Line, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York

 RE-ACTION, Museo Barjola, Universidad de Oviedo, Oviedo, ES

 

2014  

Provisionals, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York

Art=Text=Art: Works by Contemporary Artists, UB Anderson Gallery at the University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Tiempos Abiertos: Fondos de la Colección Artium de Álava, CEART, curated by Enrique Martinez Goikoextxea. Fuenlabrada-Madrid, ES

Grabados del Taller de Óscar Manesi, Galería Acanto, Almería, ES

#1: Cartagena, First International Contemporary Art Biennial, curated by Berta Sichel, Cartagena de Indias, CO

 

2013  

STILL EM MOVIMENTO: Lição de Pintura, Paço das Artes, curated by Berta Sichel, Sao Paolo, BR

Art=Text=Art, The Hafnarfjör∂ur Center of Fine Arts, Hafnarfjör∂ur, IS

Arte y Gastronomía, la cocina y la pintura, IVAM, curated by Fernando Castro Flórez, Valencia, ES

Entre Bambalinas, IVAM. Valencia, ES

 

2012  

European Live Art Archive, University of Girona, curated by Pepa Balsach. Girona, ES

Art=Text=Art, Zimmerli Art Museum, curated by Elizabeth Schlatter, New Brunswick, NJ
Genealogías feministas en el arte español, 1960-2010, MUSAC, curated by Juan Vicente Aliaga and Patricia Mayayo, León, ES

Identidad femenina en la colección del IVAM, Museo de Arte Moderno, Buenos Aires, AR

 

2011  

Drawn/Taped/Burned, Katonah Museum of Art* in Katonah, New York

Art=Text=Art, University of Richmond Museums, curated by N. Elizabeth Schlatter with Rachel Nackman, Richmond, VA

Resonances: Looking for Mr. McLuhan, Pratt Galley, curated by Berta Sichel, New York

Figureas de la Exclusion, Museo Patio Herreriano, curated by María Teresa Alario Trigueros, Valladolid, ES

 

2010  

Courier*, University Art Museum, University of Albany, curated by Corinna Ripps Schaming, Albany, NY

Feeling what no longer is*, A.I.R Gallery, curated by Serra Sabuncuolgu, Brooklyn, NY

 

2009  

Heloïse perfundet Omnia Luce, Universidad de Barcelona, ES

Escultura Española Actual 200-2010, Museo Esteban Vicente, curated by Francisco Calvo Serraller, Segovia, ES

Summer Shortcuts: a Drawing Forecast, Josée Bienvenue Gallery, New York

FEM_09, Trobada de Performance, Centre Cultural la Mercè, Universitat Girona, Girona, ES

Nueva York: El papel de las últimas Vanguardias, Museo Esteban Vicente, curated by Fco.Calvo Serraller, Segovia, ES

Hilos de Modernidad: Tapices y alfombras de la Real Fábrica de Tapices, Real Fábrica de Tapices, Madrid, ES

 

2008  

Nostalgia del Futuro. Homenaje a Renau, Centro del Carme, curated by Manuel Garcia, Valencia, ES

Linhas, Grelhas, Manchas, Palavras. Museu Serralves, curated by Christian Rattemeyer, Porto, PT. Travels to Museum Wiesbaden

Blanco roto, Galería Elvria González, Madrid, ES

 

2007  

What is a Line, Drawings from the Collection of Wynn Kramarsky, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

Lines, Grids, Stains, Words, MOMA, curated by Christian Rattemeyer, New York

La palabra imaginada. Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia, ES

www dot creative-capital dot org, The Natahn Cummings Foundation, curated by Ken Chu, New York

 

2006  

Entre a palabra e a imaxe, Fundacion Luis Seoane. Coruna, ES

Threads of Memory. Dorsky Gallery*, curated by Margaret Mathews-Berenson, New York

 

2005  

Dating Data, Josée Bienvenue Gallery, New York

Laboratorio de Genero, Organized by Ana Tiscornia and Patrica Betancurt, Centro Cultural de Espana, Montevido, UY

Drawing and painting, Scott Cook Fine Art. New York

Barrocos y Neobarrocos, El Infierno de lo bello, DA 2 Domus Artium Palacio de Abrantes*, curated by Javier Panera, Salamanca, ES

 

2004  

Encuentro entre dos colecciones, Arte Portugués y Español de los 90, Fundaçao de Serralves, Porto, Portugal, la Caixa, Barcelona, ES

El arte dentro del arte*. Universidad de Cordoba, Fundacion Botin. Curated by Mariano Navarro, Cordoba, ES

L’Art de la relacio, Duoda. Capella de Sant Nicolau, Girona, ES

Don’t call it performance, Museo del Barrio. New York

Don’t call it Performance, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, curated by Paco Barragan, Sevilla, ES          

Book As Art. National Museum of Women in the Arts. curated by Krystina Wasserman Washington, D.C.

Bellas Artes en el Siglo XX, Atarazanas, curated by Fernado Huici, Valencia, ES

Fine Lines, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA

Newer Genres: Twenty Years of Rutgers Archives for printmaking Studios Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, curated by Wendy White, New Brunswick, NJ

Don’t call it performance, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia*, curated by Berta Sichel, Madrid, Spain

Elena del Rivero: [Swi:t] Home, Folio case by Rutgers Center for Innovation Print and Paper, Edition of 20, printer Anne Q. McKeown, New Brunswick, NJ

Il Raconto del Filo: Ricamo e Cucito nell’Arte Contemporanea, MART*. curated by Giorgio Verzotti & Francesca Pasini, Rovereto, IT

Miradas Complices, CGAC, curated by Miguel Fdez.-Cid, Santiago de Compostela, ES

Personal Perspectives: The Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper Fellowship Exhibition, Mason Gross School of the Arts Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ

In the Making. Gallery at University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

Systems Now: A survey of recent systematic art*. Elvehjem Museum of Art, curated by Joseph Cunningham, Madison, WI

 

2002  

Entre Líneas*. Casa Encendida, curated by Virginia Perez-Ratón & Santiago Olmo, Madrid, ES

Microwave, Josée Bienvenu/Christinerose Gallery, New York

Gótico… pero Exótico*, ARTIUM, VitoriaES

Contemporary American Paper Artists: An Invitational Exhibition, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

CONT-ACT (2) Percepcion, Galeria Palma12, Barcelona, ES

 

2001  

By Hand:Patterns, Precision, and Repetition in Contemporary Drawing, University Museum*, California State University, Long BeachCA

Between Text and Textiles, 123 Watts Gallery *, New York

Spitting Image: Myth and Creation of Feminine Identity, University Connecticut, StamfordCT

Rags to Riches: 25 Years of Paper Art from Dieu Donné. Milwaukee Art Museum* curated by Donna Stein, (travels)

 

2000  

Microwave two, 123 Watts Gallery*, New York

Paper Trail, The Rutgers Summerfest 2000, curated by Andrea S.Honoré, New Brunswick, NJ

Greater New York* P.S.1 and MoMA, P.S.1, New York

M’escrius una Carta, Museo Arte Contemporáneo*curated by Marta Pol, Girona, ES

 

1999  

Die Kunst der Linie Moglichkeiten des Graphischen*, Landesgalerie Oberosterreich, Linz, AT

Drawing is another kind of language* The Parrish Museum, Southampton

At the Curve of the World. Track 16*, Santa Monica, CA

Drawn to Scale*, Wynn Kramarsky Space & Dieu Donné, New York

All Dressed in White, Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY

Zeichnen ist eine andere Art von Sprache. Neure amerikanische Zeichnungen aus einer New Yorker. Privatsammlung*.Akademie der Kunste, Berlin, Travels to Musée de Picardie, Amiens, FR

Cómo nos vemos; Imágenes y arquetipos femeninos. Círculo Bellas Artes, Madrid, ES

 

1998  

Zeichnen ist eine andere Art von Sprache.. Neure amerikanische Zeichnungen aus einer New Yorker, Privatsammlung*, Kunstmuseum Winterthur

II Salón Refactario, organized by Quico Rivas, Galería Buades, Madrid, ES

Interlacings: The Craft of Contemporary Art*, Whitney Museum, curated by Berta Sichel, Stamford, CT

New Museum’s 21st Anniversary Benefit Gala*, New York

Gothic Distress, Trans Hudson Gallery, curated by Karin Giusti, New York

Original Scale*, APEX, curated by John Yau, New York

Cómo nos vemos: Imágenes y arquetipos femeninos. * Centre Tecla Sala, curated by Victoria Combalía, Barcelona, ES

 

1997  

Drawing is Another Kind of Language: Recent American Drawings from a New York Private Collection*, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, MA

Anthony Meier Fine Arts. San Francisco, CA

New Work: Drawings Today,  SFMoMA, San Francisco, CA

The Poetics of Obsession, Linda Kirkland Gallery, New York

Text & Identity: 12 Women/12 Artists*, S.U.N.Y, curated by Rhonda Cooper, Stony Brook, NY

Raó I Sensibilitá.* Fundació “La Caixa,” BarcelonaES

 

1996  

25th  Anniversary, John Weber Gallery, New York

Margarte Roeder Gallery, New York and Cologne

To Live is to Leave Traces*, Instituto Cultural Cabaña, GuadalajaraMX

Repetition of Form. Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York

 

1995  

Peninsulares*, Módulo, curated by Joào Fernandes, Lisbon, PT

INTART (with Jaime Palacios), curated by Victor Zamudio-TaylorNew York

Options: Divergent Visions. John Weber Gallery, New York

Human/Nature*, The New Museum*  Benefit Auction, New York

Parpalló 15/41, Cultural la Beneficenia, ValenciaES

Johannesburg Biennale*. The African Museum, curated by O. Zaya & T. Mosaka, Johannesburg, ZA

 

1994  

Salón de los 16*, Museum of Contemporary Art, curated by Miquel Fernández-Cid, Madrid, ES

El Color de Los Sueños*. Galería Jorge Mara, curated by Barbara Rose, Madrid, ES

 

1992  

America Discovers Spain I*, Spanish Institute, curated by Barbara Rose, New York 

Group show, Galerie Lelong, New York

Madrid the 80's*, Community of Madrid, Madrid, ES

 

Awards

 

2015

Joan Mitchell Foundation, Painters and Sculptors Award

 

2005

Rockefeller Foundation. Bellagio Center, Italy

 

2002

New York Foundation for the Arts. New York Recovery Arts Fund 9/11, New York, NY

Pollock-Krasner Foundation. Emergency program 9/11, New York, NY

 

2001

Creative Capital Foundation Grant (Visual Arts-Installation), New York, NY

New York Foundation for the Arts, Works on Paper, New York, NY

 

1994

Premio Navarra, Pamplona, Spain

 

1991

Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant. New York, NY

 

1988

Prix de Rome, Painting, Spanish Academy of Fine Arts, Rome, Italy

Bibliography

 

The Art of Typewriting, published by Thames & Hudson, edited by Marvin Sackner, Ruth

Sackner and Steven Heller, 2015

Painted Dirt and Folded Canvas: Elena del Rivero’s ‘Letter from Home', published by HYPERALLERGIC, essay by Kate Thorp, 2015

#1: Bienal Internacional de Arte Contemporá, published by neo Cartagena de India, 2014

Chema Madoz, Elena del Rivero y Chuck Ramirez, entre los estrenos registrados, published by Arte Informado, 2014

71st Whitney Biennial and Art Fairs, published by Atlas, essay by Jeff Bergman, 2014

Over 16,000 People Attend Opening Weekend of 1st International Contemporary Art Biennial in Cartagena., published by Broadway World, 2014

Biaci 2014, published by El Tiempo, essay by Fernando Gomez-Echeverry, 2014

Años De Artistas, published by Las Provincias, essay by David Burguera, 2014

El arte contemporáneo descubre y conquista Cartagena de Indias, published by ABC Cultural, essay by Javier Díaz-Guardiola, 2014

The Armory Show, published by El País, essay by Angeles García, 2014

Slideshow: Highlights from Colombia's Contemporary Art Biennale 2014, published by Blouin ARTINFO, essay by Ashton Cooper, 2014

Fotogalería: Bienal De Cartagena: Arte En Cada Esquina, published by El País, 2014

Berta Sichel Y La Ciudad Monumento, published by El País, 2014

White Under Black, published by Arts Santa Monica, essay by Joana Maso Vila y Assumpta Bassas, 2014

Freya Powell: I’ll smile and I’m not sad I altres passats presents, published by Arts Santa Monica, essay by Elena del Rivero, 2014

Lawrence D. "Butch" Morris, published by ART FORUM, essay by Elena del Rivero, 2013

Genealogías feministas en el arte español: 1960-2010, published by MUSAC, edited by Juan Vicente Aliaga and Patricia Mayayo, essays by Assumpta Bassas Vila, Olga Fernández López, Isabel Tejeda Martín and Rocío de la Villa, 2013

Heloïse Perfundent Omnia Luce, published by University of Barcelona, essays by Assumpta Bassas Vila and Maria Milagros Rivera, 2013 

Butch Moriss, mucho más que un músico de jazz, published by El País, essay by Elena del Rivero, 2013

Narrow, and very wide, range, published by The Wall Street Journal, essay by Peter Plagens, 2013

Rhapsody: Elena del Rivero & Linn Meyers art exhibit, published by NYC Culture/Style, essay by Miguel Dominguez, 2013

Heloïse, alma matter, published by Yudu, essay by Maria Gil Ulldemolins, 2012

El amor es el signo, educar como educan las madres, published by Sabina Editorial, essay by María-Milagros Rivera-Garretas, 2012

¿Cómo es la mujer si se desmontan los prejuicios?, published by El País, essay by Fietta Jarque, 2012

La verdad de Carla, pensar y escribir historia del arte en  el estado español, Mujeres en el sistema de arte en España, published by MAV & EXIT, essay by Assumpta Vila Bassas, 2012

Have You Received a Letter From Heloïse?, published by DUODA, essay by Assumpta Vila Bassas, 2012

Heloise Impregnates Everything With Light, Heloïse Perfundet Omnia Luce, published by DUODA, essay by María-Milagros Rivera-Garretas, 2012

Flaneur, euse, adj. Nm/f callejero (a), Carta a Tatiana Abellan, published by Espacio Molinos del Rio, essay by Elena del Rivero, 2012

Pintura en Femenino: La Presencia de la Mujer en el Entorno Artístico Madrileño: 1980-­1990, published by Universidad Complutense de Madrid, essay by Ana María Díaz Monzón, 2012

Erasure is a point between absence and presence, published by art=text=art, essay by Donna Gustafson, 2012

Reading into things, published by art=text=art, essay by Karen Schiff, 2012

Reading into things, published by art=text=art, essay by Susanna Harwood Rubin, 2012

ART = TEXT = ART, published by Art Papers, essay by John Priestley, 2011

Elena del Rivero, published by ARS Magazine #12, essay by Celis Barbara, 2011

Three Ways to Look Back, None Easy, published by The New York Times, essay by Roberta Smith, 2011

Resonance: Looking for Mr. McLuhan, published by Pratt Manhattan Gallery, essay by Berta Sichel, 2011

Elena del Rivero in Nueva York, published by Revista de ARta - Logopress, essay by María Jesús Burgueño, 2011

The Coherence of Chance” Has Art?, published by Lawrimore Project Editions, essay by Carolina Silva, 2011

“¡A Vuelapluma!” Babelia, published by El País, essay by Francisco Calvo Serraller, 2011

Meditaciones de Elena del Rivero, published by El Cultural, essay by Jose Martin Medusa, 2011

A veces llegan cartas..., published by La Vanguardia, essay by Carlos Garcia-Osuna, 2011

Relatos de memoria ajena, published by El Cultural, essay by Bea Espejo, 2011

Texto Textura, Contexto, published by ABC Cultural, essay by Victor Zarza, 2011

Hay carta para ti, published by Tendencias Mercado, essay by Vanessa Garcia-Osuna, 2011

Talk of the Town, Art, Remberance, published by The New Yorker, 2011

 "What is the point of Heloïse today?” Heloïse Perfundet Omnia Luce (2009) by Elena del Rivero. Feminine Freedom in the debate on Feminist  Politics in the University and in the artworld" in A.A.V.V. Actas 2010­1. Artistic Production  and the Feminist Theory of Art: New Debates III., published by Vitoria: Montehermoso/Ayuntamiento de Vitoria­Gasteizko Udalak, essays by Assumpta Vila Bassas, 2011

REMEMBERING 9/11, published by Artnet news, essay by Rochel corbett, 2011

Elena del Rivero exhibits ‘CEDARLIBERTY’ at the International Center of Photography in New York, published by Creative Capital, 2011

Susanna Temkin on Elena del Rivero, published on art=text=art, essay by Susanna Temkin, 2011

Marking Time: investigating drawing as a performative  process for recording temporal presence and recalling memory through the line, the fold  and repetition, published by PhD London, essay by Jane Grisewood, 2010

 “Amores” , published by Cambalacha Feminisma, essay by Emma Gonzales, 2010

Noves Identitats, published by El País, essay by Angelina Molina, 2010

cat. entry for “Feeling what no longer is", published by A.I.R. Gallery, essay by Serra Sabunchoglu, 2010

Feeling what no longer is, published by The Brooklyn Rail, essay by Sophie Landres, 2010

Elena del Rivero, la mensajera, published by El Cultural, essay by Rocio de la Villa, 2010

Elena Del Rivero: Flying Letter, 26 Mar 30 May 2010, Espacio AV Murcia; a Drawing Fallen from the Sky, 27 Mar ­ 27 Jun 2010, published by La Conservera Deutí, essay by Casey, Alyssa, John Yau, Joana Masó and José Maria Parreño, 2010

Cover image for: “La ciudad perjura o el despertar de las Erinias.” by Hélène Cixous,

Ellago Ediciones, published by Castellán, essay by Elena del Rivero, 2010

Elena del Rivero: El arte es aprendizaje, curiosidad, reto y Communicacíon, published by La Verdad, essay by Gonzalez Diez, 2010

Elena del Rivero: “Heloïse perfundet omnia luce.” 2009, Project  d’artist, DUODA 38, Centre de Recerca de Dones, published by Universidad de Barcelona, essay by Elena del Rivero, 2010

Duchamp me permite ser mujer., published by El Cultural, essay by Paula Achiaga, 2010

Cartas voladoras y bodegones, published by La Verdad, essay by Pedro Soler, 2010

Al hilo de la palabra, published by La Verdad, essay by Pepa Garcia, 2010

Cartas voladoras al espacio AV, published by La Razon, essay by Felices F. Mar, 2010

Qwerty, visually, published by Times Union Albany, essay by Paul Grondahl, 2010

Typewriter exhibition taps into our not­-too­-distant past., published by The Sunday Gazette, essay by Karen Bjornland, 2010

Elena del Rivero: A Drawing Fallen From the Sky, published by Arte Contexto, essay by Sema D'Acosta, 2010

Historia de la pintura y la escultura del siglo XX en España II.  1940­-2010., published by La Balsa de la Medusa, essay by Valeriano Bozal, 2010

La Relación, published by Duoda, Unviersity of Barcelona, essays by Assumpta Bassas Vila, Maria Milagros Rivera and Bea Espejo, 2009

Elena del Rivero L’Oeil D’ame, published by El País, essay by Francisco Serraller Calvo, 2009

Elena del Rivero: ‘Oeil D’ame’, published by El Cultural, essay by Mariano Navarro, 2009

Elena del Rivero, published by Arte y Parte, essay by E.M., 2009

Elena del Rivero: ‘Oeil D’ame’, published by On Arte, essay by Pablo Sobisch, 2009

El arte unido a la belleze es una curación, published by El País, essay by Isabel Lafont, 2009

Entredós: Elena del Rivero 2000.” Collecció d’Art I Punt d’Investigació, La Relació, published by University of Barcelona, essay by Maria-Milagros Rivera-Garretas, 2009

Punto rebelde, punto y a parte, punto y seguido… Recreando el Sentido del “hacer” desde la libertad femenina.” La palabra es el hilo, catalog entry, published by Arcimboldo Galería de Arte, essay by Assumpta Bassas Vila, 2009

Drawing Moments, New York, New Drawings 1946­-2007, published by Museo de Arte Contemperaneo Esteban Vicente, essay by Elizabeth Finch, 2009

Elena del Rivero: 100 artistas españoles, published by Exit Publicaciones, essay by Celia Diez, 2009

El sexo de la cultura, published by La Vangaurdia, essay by Laura Friexas, 2009

Instal­lacio Entredós, published by DUODA, essay by Bea Espejo, 2009

(Elena del Rivero, En(T)redós), published by DUODA, essay by Maria-Josep Balsach, 2009

Miedo Hay Que Vestirlo de Oro, published by Architectural Digest, essay by Bettina Dubcosvsky, 2009

Compass in Hand: Selections from the Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawing Collection, published by Museum of Modern Art, essay by Christian Rattemeyer, 2009

Estrellas aislandas, published by Exit Magazine, essay by Marta Mantecon Moreno, 2009

Elena del Rivero: Oeil D’âme, published by Galeria Elvira Gonzalez, 2009

El reino del silencio: Escultura española actual  2000-­2010, published by Museo Esteban Vicente, essay by Francisco Serraller Calvo, 2009

Capitulo V: Carta a Catherine Coleman: El arte del libro en el contexto valenciano. Cuando el libro se hace arte, Institut Alfons El Magnanim, published by University of Valencia, essay by Veronica Alarcon Ibanez, 2009

El Herreriano muestra en Oporto 25 obras de sus fondos, published by El Día de Valladolid, 2009

Faraway… So close. Arte español en la Colección Arte Contemporáneo-­Museo Patio Herreriano, published by Valladolid: Edición castellano, essay by David Barro and Paulo Reis, 2009

La Confesion como memoria, published by La Vanguardia, essay by Imma Prieto, 2008

Elena del Rivero, [Swi:t] Home, published by EXIT, essay by Maria Nicanor, 2008

Lettera alle Twin Towers, published by L'Espresso, essay by Alessandro Cassin, 2008

The Towers Fell, Leaving a Paper Trail of Upended Lives, published by The Washington Post, essay by J. Dawson, 2008

Collected Writings on Velazquez, Minerva Arachne and Marcel, published by Madrid: CEEH, essay by Jonathan Brown, Bonaventura Bassesgoda I Hugas, and Diego Valázquez, 2008

Elena del Rivero: Home Suite, brochure published by The Corcoran Gallery of Art, essay by Sarah Newman, 2008

Papeles con historia, published by CNN, essay by Juan Silva, 2008

Lapiz, essay by Bruno Lemieux-Ruibal, 2007

Elena del Rivero: At Hand, published by Hand Papermaking, essay by Victoria Rabal, 2007

A Mano: trabajos sobre papel, published by ABCD, essay by Laura Revuelta, 2007

Elena del Rivero: The Book of Dust, published by DUODA, essay by Jammery Kim, 2007 ----

Porque una lágrima es un asunto intellectual, published by DUODA, essay by Elena del Rivero, 2007

Los papeles de la memoria, published by El País, essay by Vincente Jarque, 2007

Darling: A dialoguepublished by Galeria Elvira Gonzalez, Madrid, essays by Kara Vander Weg and Elena del Rivero, 2006

Elena del Rivero: At Handpublished by IVAM and Patio Herreriano, essays by Elizabeth Finch, Olga Fernández, Mina Takahashi, Pepa Balsach and Linda Yablonsky, 2006

A pesar del dolor, la vida continuas, published by Art.es, essay by Fernando Galan, 2006

Elena de Rembrandt, published by ABC, essay by Barbara Rose, 2006

Elena del Rivero, pintura bordada, published by El Cultural, essay by Rocio de la Villa, 2006

Proximidad y distancia, published by Levante, essay by Á de los Ángeles, 2006

Los papeles de la memoria, published by El País, essay by Vicente Jarque, 2006

Elena del Rivero, Los años neoyorquinos, published by El Cultural, essay by Miguel Fernández-Cid, 2006

Elena del Rivero, published by Art Nueve, essay by Pedro A Cruz Sánchez, 2006

National Atelier, published by Real Fábrica de Tapíces, essay by Antonio Sama, 2006

Threads of memory, published by ARTnews, essay by Ann Landi, 2006

Threads of Memory, published by Dorsky Gallery, essay by M Matthews-Berenson, 2006

Ce désir toujours, Un abécédaire, published by LEMEAC, Montréal, essay by Denise Desautels, 2005

Elena del Rivero: La desgarradura, published by El Cultural, essay by Jose Jimenez, 2004

Elena del Rivero, antes y despues, published by ABC, essay by Laura Revuelta, 2004

Tapices y el 11S, published by El País, essay by Miguel Mora, 2004

Corpus Solus, published by Ediciones Siruela, essay by Juan Antonio Ramirez, 2004

Elena del Rivero: Pintando desde el gran agujero, published by Descubrir el Arte, essay by Maria Ramirez, 2004

Sin perder los papeles, L’art de la relacio, published by Culturas #119, essay by Bea Espejo, 2004

Elena del Rivero: [Swi:t] Home. One Year of My Life, published by Creative Capital, essay by Linda Yablonsky, 2003

The Microwave. Cristinerose/Josee Bienvenu, published by Art on Paper, essay by Claire Barliant, 2003

Corpus Solus. Para un mapa del cuerpo en el arte contemporáneo, La Biblioteca Azul nº18 cartoné, published by Ediciones Siruela, essay by Juan Antonio Ramírez, 2003

La fotografia de la era digital a la Vanguardia, published by Descubrir el Arte, essay by Helena Perez Gallardo, 2003

Juegos de miradas, published by El Cultural, essay by David Barro, 2003

Pulp Witness: Elena del Rivero’s [Swi:t] Home, published by Art on Paper, essay by Clair Barliant, 2002

Speaking of art, published by Sunday Republic, essay by Gloria Russell, 2002

Entrevista a Elena del Rivero, published by DUODA, essay by Assumpta Bassas Vila, 2002

Entre Líneas. published by Madrid: Casa Encendida, essay by Santiago Olmo, Virginia Perez-Raton and Rosina Cazali, 2002

Teoría de la Ciudad Mutante, published by ABC, essay by Alfonso Armada, 2002

Los caminos del inconsciente, published by Expansiòn, essay by Victoria Erausquin, 2002

Elena del Rivero and Marcel Duchamp: Les Amoureuses, published by Tout-fait, essay by Thomas Girst, 2002

El desierto de lo real, published by El Cultural, essay by Fernando Castro-Flores, 2002

Leer entre líneas, published by El País, essay by Carlos Jimenez, 2002

Elena del Riveropublished by University of Salamanca, Spain, essays by Javier Panera, Juan Antonio Ramierz, Maria Jose Balsach, Jonathan Brown, Elizabeth Finch, Ouico Rivas and Maria Milagros Rivera, 2002

Performance Drawingspublished by The Drawing Center, New York, essay by Elizabeth Finch, 2001

El Juego del Arte, published by ABC Cultural, essay by Barbara Rose, 2001

Artist Elevate the Stuff of our Everyday, published by The Tribeca Tribune, essay by L.P. Streitfeld, 2001

Elena del Rivero, published by The New York Times, essay by Kim Levin, 2001

Look Ma, no computers, published by the LA Times, essay by Scarlett Cheng, 2001

From My Cell, brochure published by Art in General, essay by Ana Rossetti

Elena del Rivero, published by Artforum, essay by Pablo Llorca, 2001

The Emergent Factor (A recent show at PS 1), published by Art in America, essay by C. Kino, 2000

Ese gran laboratorio, published by The Journal of Art, essay by Berta Sichel, 2000

Collector drawn to emerging artists, published by The Dallas Morning News, esay by Janet Kutner, 2000

On Drawing: A Conversation with Werner H. Kramarsky, Connie Butler, and Harry Cooper, published by Pollock Gallery/Division of Art, Meadows School of the Arts, Souther Methodist University, Dallas TX, essay by Connie Butler, Harry Cooper, Wynn Kramarshky, and Philip van Keuren, 2000

Drawing is Another Kind of Language, published by ARTnews, essay by Ann Landi, 1999

Drawn to Scale, published by the New York Times, essay by Ken Johnson, 1999

Broadly Speaking, published by Dieu Donné Papermill, essay by Nancy Spector, 1999

Echo of an Unfinished Letter, published by Track 16, essay by Rita Gonzalez and Linda Yablonsky, 1999

Una carta perdida para E. desde el hemisferio sur, published by Madrid: Reina Sofía, essay by Assumpta Vila Bassas, 1999

Letter to a Young Daughter, published by Cimal, essay by Maria Jose Balsach, 1999

[Swi:t] Home, published by Creative Capital, essay by Linda Yablonsky

At The Curve of The World at Track 16 Gallerypublished by Smart Art Press, Los Angeles, essays by Linda Yablonsky, 1999

Carta desde la Nostalgia, published by The Journal of Art, essay by Cabello/Carceler, 1998

How to Take a Baby Home, published by New Observations, essay by Berta Sichel, 1998

Interlacings, published by the Whitney Museum, essay by Berta Sichel, 1998

Cartas de Otono..., published by Arte y Parte, essay by Juan Carlos Rego, 1998

La Segunda Piel: El Arte de tejer y otras historias, published by Arte y Parte, essay by Juan Carlos Rego, 1998

Sus Labores, published by Arte y Parte, essay by Jose Maria Parreno, 1998

After Scylla and Charybidis, published by Apex Art, essay by John Yau, 1998

Una carta perdida para desde el hemisferio sur, published by Espacio Uno, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, essay by Assumpta Villa Bassas, 1998

Drawing is Another Kind of Language: Recent American Drawings from a New York Private Collection, published by Harvard University Art Museums, essay by Pamela Lee and Christine Mehring, 1997

Not a Drawing, Some Thoughts about Recent Drawing, published by Harvard University, essay by D. Schwarz, 1997

Letters to the Mother, published by The Paris Review, essay by Elena del Rivero, 1997

Art in Review, published by The New York Times, essay by Holland Cotter, 1997

Vivir es Dejar Huellas, published by Poliester, essay by M. Arriola, 1997

Text and Identity: 12 Women/12 Artists, published by The New York Times, essay by P. Braff, 1997

Elena del Rivero, published by El Punto de last Artes, essay by Jose Ramon Danvila, 1997

Labores minimalistas de Elena del Rivero, published by ABC, essay by Jose Maria Parreno, 1997

Alegatos contra la madre, published by El País, essay by Javier Maderuelo, 1997

Carta a Carmen Calvo, published by Arte y Parte, essay by Elena del Rivero, 1997

Letter to the Other, published by The Arts Council of England, essay by Elena del Rivero, 1996

Black Looks, White Myths, published by the Journal of Contemporary African Art, essay by Octavio Zaya, 1995

Black Looks, White Myths, published by the Johannesburg Biennial AFRICUS'95, essay by Octavio Zaya, 1995

Beverly Semmes, published by Creación, essay by Elena del Rivero, 1995

Letter to the Mother, ARTIST PROJECT, published by Atlántica, essay by Elena del Rivero, 1994

Elena del Rivero, published by Flash Art, essay by Ana Martinez Collado, 1994

Marlene Dumas, published by Guiarte, essay by Elena del Rivero, 1994

Elena del Rivero: Cartas y carceles, Espais Centre d’Art Contemporani, essay by Marian José Balsach, 1994 

John Coplans, published by Guiarte, essay by Elena del Rivero, 1993

Special Report: European Abstraction, published by The Journal of Art, 1991

Elena del Rivero: La Aurora, Anselmo Alvarez Galeria de Arte, essays by Maria José Balsach and Miguel Fernández-Cid, 1990 

Elena del Rivero: Gambito de Dama, Fundacio Caiza de Pensions Valencia, Spain, essay by Horacio Fernández, 1989 

Elena del Rivero: Geometria de la Memoria, Galeria Mar Estrada, essay by Francisco Jarauta, 1987 



Selected Lectures

2001
Universidad de Barcelona, La Práctica de la Pau, Centre de Recerca de Dones,
MACBA, Barcelona, May 11

1999
School of New Rochelle, Visiting Artist Lecture, New Rochelle, NY, November 17

1998
Wellesley College, Celebrating Justina Ruiz Cond, Weaving of Memory, Wellesley, MA, April 14
Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, Hand Made, Stamford, CT, September 28


Public and Private Collections

 

Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME

IVAM, Institut Valencia d'Art Modern, Valencia, Spain

Pollock Gallery at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama

Johnson & Johnson collection, New York

Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD

Museum of Modern Art, New York

Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR

Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT

Atrium, Museum of Contemporary Art, Vitoria, Spain

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

CGAC. Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Museo Patio Herreriano. Valladolid, Spain

Fogg Art Museum. Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard, MA

Sarah-Ann and Werner H. Kramarsky, New York, NY

Dieu Donné PaperMill. New York,NY

American Express. San Francisco, CA

Fundació La Caixa. Barcelona, Spain

Fundación Coca Cola. Madrid. Spain

Caja-Burgos, Burgos, Spain

Museo Nacional Centro Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

Museo de Pamplona. Navarra, Spain

Collection Nordstern Versichtunsen AG. Cologne, Germany

Spanish Academy of Fine Arts. Rome, Italy 

Press

Hyperallergic Painted Dirt and Folded Canvas: Elena del Rivero’s ‘Letter from Home’
Letter from Home: a rendez-vous
Nine Broken Letters