Marco Maggi

News

Piano Piano, Espacio Monitor, Caracas, VE
(Solo Show)
May 15- August 14, 2016

Artificial Realities, East Wing Biennial, The Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
(Group Show)
January 30, 2016 - June 30, 2017



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

2016

Piano Piano, Espacio Monitor, Caracas, VE

Language Descending a Staircase, East Wing Biennial, The Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK

Into Whiter Space, SPACE - the Sayago and Pardon Collection, Irvine, CA

2015

GLOBAL MYOPIA, 56th Venice Biennale, National Pavilion , Venice, IT

Unfolding, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York

Déplier, Galerie Xippas, Paris

Uma Frase com Três Cantos, Galeria Nara Roesler, Sao Paulo, BR

Vuelva Usted Mañana, Galeria Cayon, Madrid, ES

Into Whiter Space, Sayago and Pardon, Irvine, CA

 

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

White Specific, Sayago Pardon, Los Angeles, 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, Palitz Gallery at Lubin House, Syracuse University, New York
PARKING ANY TIME, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York
Infinitesimal, Galería el Paseo, Punta del Este, Uruguay
 

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

 

2016

3rd Bienal de Montevideo, Montevideo, UY

 

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

Mútiple/Polígrafa Obra Gráfica, Espacio Monitor, Caracas, VE

Selección=Relación, Espacio Monitor, Caracas, VE

 

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
Drawing Up!, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY

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
Look Both Ways, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

2011
Beyond the Chaos Between Intelligence and Beauty, Osart Gallery, Milan, IT
Extranatureza, 6th Ventosol- International Biennial of Contemporary Art in Curitiba, BR
Time Flies, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

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 Latin America Collection, Fundacíon Banco Santander, Madrid, ES
Optimismo Radical, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
Wall Drawing, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

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

 

2016

Elly Parsons. “Behind the curtain: ‘Artificial REalities’ at the Courtauld Institute, London”, Wallpaper, Feb 5.

 

2015

Roniger, Taney. “MARCO MAGGI Unfolding Marco Maggi”, The Brooklyn Rail, November 5.

Moriarty, Bridget. “25 Most Collectible Midcareer artists”, Art + Auction, September. 

Smith, Roberta. “Review: ‘Embracing Modernism: Ten Years of Drawings Acquisitions’ at the Morgan Runs a Gamut”, New York Times, April 30.

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

“Interventions artist Marco Maggi in gallery spaces Cayon”, Info Enpunto, February 26.

Ben Davis. “Don’t Miss Our Critics Picks at the Sprawling, Exciting Armory Show 2015”, artnet, March 5.

 

2014

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

Lutz, Leora, “Review: Marco Maggi, ‘West vs East’ at Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco”, SFAQ, June 26.

 

2013

Schlatter, Elizabeth N., “Marco Maggi and Ken Solomon”, Flow, Just Flow, January 29.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

2008
Smee, Sebastian. “Filling in the blanks”, The Boston Globe, September 12.
“Uruguaio dá volume ao tempo em exposição”, Folha de S.Paulo, August 25.
Hirszman, Maria. “A arte latino-americana em alta”, O Estado de Sao Paulo, August 23.

Pedrosa, Adriano. Slow Politics, Nara Roesler gallery, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

MacAdam, Alfred. “Marco Maggi”, ARTnews, January.

 

2007
O’Steen, Daniel.”X-Acto Science”, Art + Auction, December.
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, April 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, April 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, November/December.

Levin, Kim. "New papers", Village Voice, July 21-27.
Baker, Kenneth. “Hosfelt Gallery show suggests we’re blinded by information”, San Francisco Chronicle, July 10.
Baker, Kenneth. ArtNews, April.

Weyland, Jacko. "American splendor", TimeOut New York, NY, Issue 440, March 4-11.
Church, Amanda. "Pages at Cristinerose/Josée Bienvenu Gallery", Art on Paper, March-April.

 

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, September 20, page D10.
Barliant, Claire. “The Microwave”, Art on Paper, January- February.
Bing, Alison. “Raising Expectations”, sfgate.com, September 18-24.
Levin, Kim. “Marco Maggi”, Village Voice, May 20.
MacAdam, Barbara A. “Marco Maggi”, ARTnews, November.
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, December 18.
Tiscornia, Ana. “Marco Maggi”, ArtNexus, September - November.
Weintraub, Linda. “Unending Beginnings: The Graphic Work of Marco Maggi”, Southward Art: Latin American Art Review, Year 4, Issue 8, February.
Wasserman, Sara. “Report from Italy: Roma Renovatio”, Art in America, June.
Waxman, Lori. “Marco Maggi”, ArtForum.com, April-June.

2002
Cresci, Simona. “Marco Maggi alla Salla 1”, Time Out Roma, September.
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, July.
Johnson, Ken. “The Microwave”, The New York Times, October 4.
Machado, Alvaro. “Marco Maggi, faz arte a curta distancia”, Folha de Sao Paulo, July 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, March.
Caniglia, Julie. “Marco Maggi, 123 Watts”, Artforum, March.
MacAdam, Barbara A. “The Micro Wave”, ArtNews, April.
Scott, Andrea K. “Marco Maggi”, The New Yorker, January 29.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Other Publications (Books and Publications)


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

Adriano Pedrosa. Slow Politics, Nara Roesler Gallery, Sao Paulo, BR, 2008
100 Latin American Artists, EXIT Publishers, Madrid, ES, 2006
Vitamin D: New Perspectives in Drawing, Phaidon Press, New York, 2005
Gwangju Biennial, catalogue, text by Marco Maggi, KR, 2004
Havana Biennial, catalogue, text by Ana Tiscornia, CU, 2003
IV Mercosur Biennial, catalog, text by Gabriel Peluffo, BR, 2003
“Construcciones & Demoliciouenes”, essay by Robert Hobbs, Centro Cultural Reina Sofia, Montevideo, UY, 2003
Weintraub, Linda. “Being Gently Subversive”, In The Making: Creative Options for Contemporary Art, D.A.P. Distributed Art Publishers, 2003
Sao Paolo Biennial, catalogue, text by Marco Maggi, BR, 2002
III Mercosur Biennial, catalog, text by Angel Kalemberg, BR, 2001
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, 2001
Marco Maggi: Global Myopia, Text by Dana Self, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO, 2001
The Pencil Monologues, introduction by Josée Bienvenu, 123 Watts, New York, 2000
Drawing on Tradition, Texts by Denise Markonish, Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA, 1999
Microwave one, introduction by Josée Bienvenu, text by Marco Maggi, 123 Watts, New York, 1999
Techtonic, essay by Linda Weintraub, 123 Watts, New York. 1998

 

 

Public and Corporate Collections

 

American Express, New York
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
Halle Collection, Scottsdale, AZ
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, IN
The Judith Rothschild Foundation, NY
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
Progressive Corporation, Mayfield Village, OH
Perez Art Museum Miami, FL
The Rachofsky House, Dallas, TX
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
The Sprint Corporation, Overland Park, KS
Starwood Urban, Washington, DC
Syracuse University, NY
Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Press

Marco Maggi Unfolding Marco Maggi
11/05/2015
Marco Maggi Unfolding Marco Maggi
9/26/2015
Unfolding Marco Maggi
Art+Auction 25 Most Collectible Midcareer Artists
September 2015
Un Caminante En Media Maraton

Marzo - Abril 2013 | pg. 118-125

NC-arte

"Optimismo Radical" Interview with Guillermo Ovalle

The Dorsky Museum

From Huguenot to Microwave

The Drawing Center

Marco Maggi: PARKING ANY TIME

PARKING ANY TIME
The Warehouse Gallery

Marco Maggi: American Ream and Slow Scandal

by disappointment only
The Ted Turner Collection, Complete Coverage (exclusive report from the battlefield)
Cabinet

The Ted Turner Collection: Report From the Battlefield

Constructing & Demolishing