Marco Maggi

Biography

Born in Montevideo, Uruguay in 1957, Marco Maggi lives and works in New York and Montevideo.

 

Education

1998
MFA, State University of New York, New Paltz, NY

Selected One-Person Exhibitions

2015
56th Venice Biennale, Uruguay Pavilion, IT
Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York
Galeria Nara Roesler, Sao Paulo, BR
Espacio Monitor, Caracas, VE
Vuelva Usted Mañana, Galeria Cayon, Madrid, ES

 

2014
West vs East, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

2013
Fan Fold, Sicardi Gallery, Houston, TX

 

2012
Figari Prize XVII, Museo Figari, Montevideo, UY
Functional Disinformation: drawings in Portuguese, Instituto Tomie Ohtake, Sao Paulo, BR
La Menor Idea, Galeria Cayon, Madrid, ES
Lentissimo, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
Bienal de Cuenca, EC
Turn Left, Xippas Gallery, Paris
No Idea, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA

 

2011
From Huguenot to Microwave, Dorsky Museum, New Paltz, NY
X-Acto, Xippas arte contemporaneo, Montevideo, UY
Optimismo Radical, NC-arte, Bogota, CO

 

2010
American Ream, Syracuse University, Palitz Gallery at Lubin House, New York, NY
PARKING ANY TIME, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York
Infinitesimal, Galería el Paseo, Punta del Este, UY

 

2009
American Ream, Warehouse Gallery, Syracuse University, NY
Slow Scandal, Point of Contact Gallery, Syracuse University, NY
Cubic Drops, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008
Hipo-Real, Nara Roesler Gallery, Sao Paulo, BR
Slow Politics, Sicardi Gallery, Houston, TX

 

2007
by disappointment only, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York
Micro and Soft on Macintosh Apple (With Ken Solomon), Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building, Museum of Modern Art, New York

 

 

2006
Profiles: The Ted Turner Catalog (from CNN to DNA), Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

2005
The Ted Turner Collection, Complete Coverage (exclusive report from the battlefield), Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York
El Papel Del Papel, Centro Colombo Americano, Bogota, CO
Hotbed e Altre Storie, Vitamin Arte Contemporanea, Torino, IT
From DNA to CNN, Sicardi Gallery, Houston, TX
Video Box (with Ken Solomon), Centro Cultural Reina Sofia, Montevideo, UY 
Micro and Soft on Macintosh Apple (With Ken Solomon), RISD Museum, Providence, RI

 

2004
Fifth Gwangju Biennial, KR
Micro & Soft on Macintosh Apple (with Ken Solomon), Cristinerose | Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York

 

2003
Constructing & Demolishing, Cristinerose | Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York
exPECTACLE, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Construcciones & Demoliciones, dibujos en español, Centro Cultural Reina Sofia, Montevideo, UY
InCUBAdora, VIII Havana Biennial, CU

 

2002
Hotbed Online, Sala Uno, Rome, IT
PreColumbian & PostClintonian, Sicardi Gallery, Houston, TX
Micro Macro, DAN Galeria, Sao Paulo, BR
25th São Paulo Biennial, São Paulo, BR

 

2001
Global Myopia, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
BITniks, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

2000
The Pencil Monologues, 123 Watts, New York
Hardware vs. Software, Miller & Block Gallery, Boston, MA

 

1999
From Freezer to Microwave, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

1998
Techtonic, 123 Watts, New York
 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2015
Embracing Modernism: Ten Years of Drawings Acquisitions, Morgan Library & Museum, New York
The Suspended Line, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York
Monochrome Undone, Space!, Sayago & Pardon, Tustin, CA
Ejercicios de traslado, colecciones 9915, Alcobendas, ES

 

2014
Practica Poratil, Nara Roesler Gallery, Sao Paulo, BR 

 

2013
Pictures of Nothing: Abstract Art from the Permanent Collection, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
Permanent Collection: A Selection of Recent Acquisitions, Museum Of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Undrawn Drawings: Works of paper, curated by Olivier Renaud-Clement, Galerie Hussenot, Paris
Sin Titulo, Josée Bienvenu Gallery and Elizabeth Dee, New York

2012
Flow, Just Flow: Variations on a Theme, Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond, VA
Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA

 

2011
Extranatureza, 6th Ventosol- International Biennial of Contemporary Art in Curitiba, BR

 

2010
archiTECHtonica, Colorado University Art Museum, Boulder, CO
XVII Bienal de Guatemala, Centro Cultural Metropolitano (CCM), Guatemala City, GT
Al calor del pensamiento, Works from the Daros LatinAmerica Collection, Fundacíon Banco Santander, Madrid, ES

 

2009
How Soon is Now: Contemporary Art From the Permanent Collection, DePauw University, IN
TEOR/éTica: 10th Anniversary, TEOR/éTica, San Jose, CR
Collecting History: Highlighting Recent Acquisitions, MoCA, Los Angeles, CA
WALL ROCKETS: Contemporary Artists and Ed Ruscha, curated by Lisa Dennison, Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Under the Knife, Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY
Site Mapping, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
White Noise, DePauw Univeristy, IN
Cutters, Leubsdorf Gallery at Hunter College, New York, NY & Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ
Leaded: The Materiality and Metamorphosis of Graphite, Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY



2008
New Perspectives in Latin American Art, 1930–2006: Selections from a Decade of Acquisitions, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York
Uncoordinated, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinatti, OH
Drawn to Detail, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA
Turning Point: The Demise of Modernism and Rebirth of Meaning in American Art, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
WALL ROCKETS: Contemporary Artists and Ed Ruscha, curated by Lisa Dennison, Flag Art Foundation, New York, NY

2007
Rembrandt to Thiebaud: A decade of Collecting Works on Paper, Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA
Leaded: The Materiality and Metamorphosis of Graphite, Joel and Lila Hartnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA, traveled to Bedford Gallery at the Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA
Poetics of the Handmade, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

2006
Off/Fora, 29th Pontevedra Biennial, Pontevedra, ES
Gyroscope, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Museum, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC
Paper Trails, Howard House Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
Skirting the Line: Conceptual Drawing, Peeler Art Center, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN
Estrecho Dudoso , TEORetica, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporaneo, San Jose, CR
Art Rock, Rockefeller Center Plaza, New York

2005
Drawing From the Modern 1975-2005, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Pages, iSpace, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne, Chicago, IL
Minimalist Art Now, The Elvehjem Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

2004
Happy Days are Here Again, David Zwirner Gallery, New York
Trienal Poligráfica de San Juan, PR
Drawing a Pulse, University of Michigan, School of Art and Design, Ann Arbor, MI

2003
Vision & Revision: Works on paper since 1960, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
A Fine Line: Artists Who Draw, Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, CA
IV Biennial del Mercosur, Porto Alegre, BR

2002
25th Sao Paulo Biennial, Sao Paulo, BR
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Buenos Aires, AR
Selection from the 25th Sao Paolo Biennial, Museum of Contemporary Art, Santiago, CL
YesteryearNowadays, Hales Gallery, London
Residency, Civitella Ranieri Foundation, Civitella, IT
Itinerancia do Mercosur, La Caixa, Brasilia, BR

2001
Mercosur Biennial, Porto Alegre, BR
By Hand: Pattern, Precision & Repetition in Contemporary Drawing, University Art Museum, University of California, Long Beach, CA

 

2000
From the inside out - landscapes reconsidered, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
Extraordinary Reality, Columbus Museum, Columbus, OH
Prints 2000, Bard College for Curatorial Studies, Annandale on Hudson, NY
Drawing on Tradition, Fuller Museum, Brockton, MA
 

Selected Press

2015
Caeiro, Fernando. “Apuntes para Esquire, Dialogo con Fernando Caeiro”, Esquire, No 83, Mar.

2012
Adatto, Vanessa, “Solo Show: Marco Maggi”, ArtNexus, No 84.
“Marco Maggi, un artiste qui vous suspend dans le temps”, Dandy, Mar.
Lombino, Mary-Kay. “A Conversation with Marco Maggi”, Roll Magazine online, Jan.

2010
Zamudio, Raul, “Marco Maggi”, ArtNexus, No 19.

2009
Hunter, Becky, “Interview with Marco Maggi”, Whitehot Magazine, Mar.

2008
Smee, Sebastian. “Filling in the blanks”, The Boston Globe, Sep 12.
“Uruguaio dá volume ao tempo em exposição”, Folha de S.Paulo, Aug 25.
Hirszman, Maria. “A arte latino-americana em alta”, O Estado de Sao Paulo, Aug 23.
MacAdam, Alfred. “Marco Maggi”, ARTnews, Jan.

2007
O’Steen, Daniel.”X-Acto Science”, Art + Auction, Dec.
Tiscornia, Ana. “Marco Maggi, To Be Looked at Closely”, Arte al Dia International, #120.
Yoshpe, Sheila. “A Slow Walk with artist Marco Maggi”, Roll Magazine.

2006
Baker, Kenneth. “Artist Reveals Slivers of Information in S.F. Shows”, San Francisco Chronicle, Apr 8.

2005
Gonzalez, Julieta. “San Juan Triennial: Latin America and the Caribbean”, ArtNexus, No 56, Vol 3.
Schwendener, Martha. “Marco Maggi, The Ted Tuner Collection”, Time Out New York, Apr 28 - May 4.
“The Ted Turner Collection: Report from the Battlefield (Paper on Uccello)”, Cabinet, Issue 17.

2004
Jana, Reena. “How It Was Done: Paper Cuts”, Art on Paper, Nov/Dec.
Baker, Kenneth. “Hosfelt Gallery show suggests we’re blinded by information”, San Francisco Chronicle, Jul 10.
Baker, Kenneth. ArtNews, Apr.

2003
B.L., “Arte: Marco Maggi En El CCE”, Caras Caretas, May 9.
Baker, Kenneth. “Look closely: It’s not what you think. ‘Warped’ works play tricks with space”, San Francisco Chronicle, Sept 20, page D10.
Barliant, Claire. “The Microwave”, Art on Paper, Jan- Feb.
Bing, Alison. “Raising Expectations”, sfgate.com, Sep 18-24.
Levin, Kim. “Marco Maggi”, Village Voice, May 20.
MacAdam, Barbara A. “Marco Maggi”, ARTnews, Nov.
MacAdam, Barbara A. “Marco Maggi”, Review: Literature and Arts of the Americas, Fall.
Nichols, Matthew Guy. “Marco Maggi at Cristinerose|Josée Bienvenu”, Art in America, Dec.
Phillips, Patricia. “Constructing and Demolishing: manual to settle sediments”, Art Journal, Vol. 62, No. 3, Fall.
Scott, Andrea. “Marco Maggi”, Time Out New York, NY, May 15-22.
Sholis, Brian. “Pages”, Artforum.com, Dec 18.
Tiscornia, Ana. “Marco Maggi”, ArtNexus, Sep - Nov.
Weintrabu, Linda. “Unending Beginnings: The Graphic Work of Marco Maggi”, Southward Art: Latin American Art Review, Year 4, Issue 8, Feb.
Wasserman, Sara. “Report from Italy: Roma Renovatio”, Art in America, Jun.
Waxman, Lori. “Marco Maggi”, ArtForum.com, Apr-Jun.

2002
Cresci, Simona. “Marco Maggi alla Salla 1”, Time Out Roma, Sep.
Gonçalves, Lisbeth Rebollo. “Contemporary Art at the 3rd Mercosur Biennial”, ArtNexus, No 44.
Hirszman, Maria. “Um susurro sobre a falta de sentido do mundo”, O Estado de Sao Paulo, Jul.
Johnson, Ken. “The Microwave”, The New York Times, Oct 4.
Machado, Alvaro. “Marco Maggi, faz arte a curta distancia”, Folha de Sao Paulo, Jul 20.
“Marco Maggi”, Veja Sao Paulo, Jul 31.
Pedrosa, Adriano. “Marco Maggi - Sao Paulo Critic’s Pick”, ArtForum.com, Aug.
Schroth, Mary. “Dalle Bienale Di Sao Paulo alla Salla Uno”, La Stampa, Sept.

2001
Amarante, Leonor. “Ecos Globais”, Bravo!, Sao Paulo, Mar.
Caniglia, Julie. “Marco Maggi, 123 Watts”, Artforum, Mar.
MacAdam, Barbara A. “The Micro Wave”, ArtNews, Apr.
Scott, Andrea K. “Marco Maggi”, The New Yorker, Jan 29.

2000
A.C, “Las Diez Mejores Galeries dela Feria”, ABC Cultural, Feb 12.
Baker, Kenneth. “Contemporary Works at Hosfelt”, San Francisco Chronicle, Aug 7.
E.A., “Lo Ultimo de EE UU”, El Pais, Feb 12.
McQuaid, Cate. “Landscapes plumb the divine; drawings trace the intricate”, The Boston Globe, May 25.

1999
Porges, Maria. “Marco Maggi”, Hosfelt Gallery, ArtForum, Dec.

1998
Levin, Kim. “Short List”, Village Voice, Dec 15.


Select Catalogues and Publications

2014
Cusset, François. “Unfolding Marco Maggi”, Marco Maggi, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York and Galeria Cayon, Madrid, ES.

2008
Adriano Pedrosa. Slow Politics, Nara Roesler Gallery, Sao Paulo, BR.

2006
100 Latin American Artists, EXIT Publishers, Madrid, ES.

2005
Vitamin D: New Perspectives in Drawing, Phaidon Press, New York.

2004
Gwangju Biennial, catalogue, text by Marco Maggi, KR.

2003
Havana Biennial, catalogue, text by Ana Tiscornia, CU.
IV Mercosur Biennial, catalog, text by Gabriel Peluffo, BR.
“Construcciones & Demoliciouenes”, essay by Robert Hobbs, Centro Cultural Reina Sofia, Montevideo, UY.
Weintraub, Linda. “Being Gently Subversive”, In The Making: Creative Options for Contemporary Art, D.A.P. Distributed Art Publishers.

2002
Sao Paolo Biennial, catalogue, text by Marco Maggi, BR.

2001
III Mercosur Biennial, catalog, text by Angel Kalemberg, BR.
By Hand: pattern precision and repetition in contemporary drawing, University Art Museum, Text by Marie-Kay Lombino, College of the Arts, California state University, Long Beach, CA.
Marco Maggi: Global Myopia, Text by Dana Self, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO.

2000
The Pencil Monologues, introduction by Josée Bienvenu, 123 Watts, New York.

1999
Drawing on Tradition, Texts by Denise Markonish, Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA.
Microwave one, introduction by Josée Bienvenu, text by Marco Maggi, 123 Watts, New York.

1998
Techtonic, essay by Linda Weintraub, 123 Watts, New York.

Public Collections

Cisneros Collection, New York
Collecion Jumex, Mexico City, MX
Chicago Art Institute, IL
Daros Foundation, Zurich, CH
DD Collection, Halandri, GR
The Drawing Center, New York
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, IN
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
The Morgan Library & Museum, New York
El Museo del Barrio, New York
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Museum of Fine Arts Houston, TX
Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Perez Art Museum Miami, FL
The Rachofsky House, Dallas, TX
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
Syracuse University, NY
Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Press

NC-arte

"Optimismo Radical" Interview with Guillermo Ovalle

The Dorsky Museum

From Huguenot to Microwave

The Drawing Center

Marco Maggi: PARKING ANY TIME

The Warehouse Gallery

Marco Maggi: American Ream and Slow Scandal

Cabinet

The Ted Turner Collection: Report From the Battlefield