Marco Maggi

Biography

Born in Montevideo, Uruguay in 1957. Lives and works in New York and Montevideo.


Education

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


Selected One-Person Exhibitions

2014
West vs East, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA
White Specific, Sayago Pardon, Los Angeles, USA

2013
Fan Fold, Sicardi Galleries, Houston, TX

2012
Figari Prize XVII, Museo Figari, Montevideo, Uruguay
Functional Desinformation - drawings in Portuguese (Marco Maggi), Instituto Tomie Ohtake, Sao Paulo, Brazil
La Menor Idea, Galeria Cayon, Madrid, Spain
Lentissimo, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
Bienal de Cuenca, Ecuador
Turn Left, Xippas Gallery, Paris, France
No Idea, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA

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

2010
Global Myopia, Art Public, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, FL
American Ream, Syracuse University, Palitz Gallery at Lubin House, New York, NY
PARKING ANY TIME, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
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, Brazil
Slow Politics, Sicardi Gallery, Houston, TX

2007
by disappointment only, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY

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

2005
The Ted Turner Collection, Complete Coverage, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
El Papel Del Papel, Centro Colombo Americano, Bogota, Colombia
Hotbed e Altre Storie, Vitamin Arte Contemporanea, Torino, Italy
From DNA to CNN, Sicardi Gallery, Houston, TX

2003
Constructing & Demolishing, Cristinerose | Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
exPECTACLE, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Construcciones & Demoliciones, dibujos en español, Centro Cultural Reina Sofia, Montevideo, Uruguay

2002
Hotbed Online, Sala Uno, Rome, Italy
PreColumbian & PostClintonian, Sicardi Gallery, Houston, TX
Micro Macro, DAN Galeria, Sao Paulo, Brazil

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, NY
Hardware vs. Software, Miller & Block Gallery, Boston, MA

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

1998
Techtonic, 123 Watts, New York, NY


Selected Group Exhibitions

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

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

2012
Flow, Just Flow: Variations on a Theme, Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond, VA (January 2012- January 2013)
Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA

2011
Beyond the Chaos Between Intelligence and Beauty, Osart Gallery, Milan, Italy
Extranatureza, 6th Ventosol- International Biennial of Contemporary Art in Curitiba

2010
archiTECHtonica, Colorado University Art Museum, Boulder, CO
Optimismo Radical, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
XVII Bienal de Guatemala, Centro Cultural Metropolitano (CCM), Guatemala City, Guatemala
Al calor del pensamiento, Works from the Daros LatinAmerica Collection, Fundacíon Banco Santander, Madrid, Spain

2009
How Soon is Now: Contemporary Art From the Permanent Collection, DePauw University, IN
TEOR/éTica: 10th Anniversary, TEOR/éTica, San Jose, Costa Rica
Collecting History: Highlighting Recent Acquisitions, L.A. MoCA, Los Angeles, CA
Paper Trail v. 5: Intimate Gestures, curated by Steven Perelman, Judi Rotenberg Gallery, Boston, MA
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, NY
Lightness and Roughness of the Line, Nara Roesler, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Uncoordinated, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinatti, OH
Freehand, Arratia, Beer gallery, Berlin, Germany
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
From a Drawing Standpoint, Leo Fortuna Gallery, Hudson, NY
Leaded: The Materiality and Metamorphosis of Graphite, Joel and Lila Hartnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA, traveling 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, Spain
Gyroscope, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC
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, Costa Rica
Table Top, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
TEORetica, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporaneo
Micro and Soft on Macintosh Apple (With Ken Solomon), Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

2005
Video Box (with Ken Solomon), Centro Cultural Reina Sofia, Montevideo, Uruguay
Drawing From the Modern 1975-2005, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Pages, iSpace, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne, Chicago, IL
Micro & Soft on Macintosh Apple, RISD Museum (with Ken Solomon), Providence, RI
Drawing: Six Perspectives, Amelie A. Wallace Gallery, Old Westbury, NY
Minimalist Art Now, The Elvehjem Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

2004
Fifth Gwangju Biennial, Korea
Happy Days are Here Again, David Zwirner Gallery, New York, NY
Trienal Poligráfica de San Juan, Puerto Rico
Drawing a Pulse, University of Michigan, School of Art and Design, Ann Arbor, MI
Newpapers, Cristinerose | Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
microwave, Sicardi Gallery, Houston, TX
Troy Story, Hosfelt Gallery, San Fransico, CA
Micro & Soft on Macintosh Apple (with Ken Solomon), Cristinerose | Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
Indivisible Cities, Bill Maynes Gallery, New York, NY

2003
inCUBAdora, VIII Havana Biennial, Cuba
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
Pages, Cristinerose | Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
IV Biennial del Mercosur, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Paper, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2002
25th Sao Paulo Biennial, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Selection from the 25th Sao Paolo Biennial, Museum of Contemporary Art, Santiago, Chile
YesteryearNowadays, Hales Gallery, London
Residency, Civitella Ranieri Foundation, Civitella, Italy
The Microwave, Cristinerose | Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
Itinerancia do Mercosur, La Caixa, Brasilia, Brazil

2001
Mercosur Biennial, Porto Alegre, Brazil
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
Mapping, Territory, Connections, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
Extraordinary Reality, Columbus Museum, Columbus, OH
Prints 2000, Bard College for Curatorial Studies, Annandale on Hudson, NY
Drawing on Tradition, Fuller Museum, Brockton, MA
Horror Vacuui,, Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Introducing..., Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA

1999
Microwave, one, 123 Watts, New York, NY
Summer Voices, Miller & Block Gallery, Boston, MA
New Work: Drawing, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA


Selected Bibliography

2010
Zamudio, Raul, "Marco Maggi", ARTNEXUS.

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.
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, NY, 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, December.
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 to November.
"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, March.
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, July 31.
Pedrosa, Adriano. "Marco Maggi -Sao Paulo Critic’s Pick", ArtForum.com, August.
Schroth, Mary. "Dalle Bienale Di Sao Paulo alla Salla Uno", La Stampa, September.

2001
Amarante, Leonor. "Ecos Globais", Bravo! , Sao Paulo, March.
Caniglia, Julie. "Marco Maggi, 123 Watts", Artforum, March.
MacAdam, Barbara A. "The Micro Wave", Art News, 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 (Catalogues and Books)

100 Latin American Artists, EXIT Publishers, Madrid, Spain, 2006
Vitamin D: New Perspectives in Drawing, Phaidon Press, New York, NY, 2005
Gwangju Biennial, catalog, text by Marco Maggi, 2004
Havana Biennial, catalog, text by Ana Tiscornia, 2003
IV Mercosur Biennial, catalog, text by Gabriel Peluffo, 2003
"Construcciones & Demoliciones", essay by Robert Hobbs, Centro Cultural Reina Sofia, Montevideo, Uruguay, 2003
Weintraub, Linda. "Being Gently Subversive", In The Making: Creative Options for Contemporary Art, d.a.p.
Sao Paolo Biennial, catalog, text by Marco Maggi, 2002
III Mercosur Biennial, catalog, text by Angel Kalemberg, 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, 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, NY, 2000
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, NY
Techtonic, essay by Linda Weintraub, 123 watts, New York, NY, 1998


Public and Corporate Collections

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
The Drawing Center, New York, NY
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA
Halle Collection, Scottsdale, AZ
The Rachofsky House, Dallas, TX
El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY
Daros Foundation, Zurich, Switzerland
The Judith Rothschild Foundation, NY
Cisneros Collection, NY
Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Indianapolis, IN
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
Progressive Corporation, Mayfield Village, OH
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
Starwood Urban, Washington, DC
The Sprint Corporation, Overland Park, KS
American Express, NY
Dacra, Miami, FL

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