ABRAHAM CRUZVILLEGAS

 

BIOGRAPHY

 

Born in Mexico City, Mexico, 1968.

Lives and works in Mexico City, Mexico.

 

Education:       

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico, 1990

Gabriel Orozco's workshop with Gabriel Kuri, Damián Ortega and Jerónimo López, Mexico, 1990

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

 

2018

“Autorreconstrucción: Social Tissue,” Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland, February 16 – March 25, 2018

 

2017

“The Water Trilogy 3: Autoconclusion: Ideologically Inconsistent Identity: Jetties, Gutters & Urinals,” Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands, October 14, 2107 – January 14, 2018

“The Water Trilogy 2: Autodefensión Microtonal Obrera Campesina Estudiantil Metabolista Descalza,” Fondation d’entreprise Hermes, Tokyo, Japan, April 21 – July 2, 2017

“The Water Trilogy 1: Ichárhuta: Autodefensión Approximante Vibrante Retroflexe,” Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France, April 1 – May 13, 2017

 

2016 

“Abraham Cruzvillegas: Approximating Vibrant Retroflex Self-Constriction,” Carré d'Art – Musée d’art contemporain, Nîmes, France, October 14, 2016 – February 19, 2017

“Autoconcanción,” Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, September 17 – October 22, 2016


“Autocontusión,” Scrap Metal, Toronto, Canada, May 26 – August 27, 2016

 

2015    

“Hyundai Commission 2015: Abraham Cruzvillegas: Empty Lot,” Tate Modern, London, UK, October 13, 2015 – March 20, 2016; catalogue

“Autodestrucción 8: Sinbyeong,” Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea, April 11 – July 26, 2015; catalogue

“Autodestrucción 7: Deshaciendo el nudo,” Museo de Arte de Lima, Lima, Peru, January 28 – March 8, 2015 

 

2014    

“Autodestruccion 6,” Gdańsk City Gallery 2, Gdansk, Poland, December 6, 2014 – February 1, 2015

“Autoconstruccion,” Museo Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico, November 13, 2014 – February 8, 2015; Museo Amparo, Puebla, Mexico, November 15, 2014 – February 16, 2015

“Autodestrucción 5: Netsukumogamishungaseppuku,” Rat Hole Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, July 4 – September 14, 2014

“Autodestrucción 4: Demolicion,” Thomas Dane Gallery, London, UK, April 2 – May 24, 2014

 

2013    

“Autodestrucción 3: avant et après le voyage de AA à la terre rouge,” Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France, October 24 – November 23, 2013

“Autodestrucción 2,” El Eco Museum, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico, February 28 – May 26, 2013

“Abraham Cruzvillegas: The Autoconstrucción Suites,” Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, March 23 – September 22, 2013; traveled to Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany, January 25 – May 5, 2014; catalogue

 

2012    

“Autoconstrucción: Antonio Castro, Abraham Cruzvillegas & Antonio Fernández Ros,” Tate Modern, London, UK, 2012

“Autodestrucción 1,” Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, November 2 – December 21, 2012

“Nuestra imagen actual: Autorretratos recientes Abraham Cruzvillegas,” Kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico, January 31 – February 25, 2012

 

2011    

“Autoconstrucción: the Optimistic Failure of a Simultaneous Promise,” Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, UK, September 27 – November 20, 2011

“The Self Builder's Groove,” final project for German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) residency, DAAD, Berlin, Germany, August 27 – September 10, 2011; catalogue

“Autoconstrucción (Extracts),” Le Grand Cafe, Contemporary Arts Centre, Saint-Nazaire, France, June 24 – September 18, 2011

 

2010    

“Autoconstrucción: Antonio Castro, Abraham Cruzvillegas & Antonio Fernández Ros,” Kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico, May 21 – June 26, 2010

“Abraham Cruzvillegas,” Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France, October 23 – November 20, 2010; catalogue

 

2009    

“Abraham Cruzvillegas: CRV: Collaborative Re-creation Vehicles,” part of “The Magnificent Seven” program, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA, November 15 – 29, 2009

“Autoconstrucción: The Film,” REDCAT, Los Angeles, CA, September 12 – November 8, 2009; catalogue

“Abraham Cruzvillegas,” Thomas Dane Gallery, London, UK, May 29 – July 4, 2009

“The Exhibition Formerly Known as Passengers: Abraham Cruzvillegas,” CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco CA, May 5 – 30, 2009

 

2008

“Autoconstrucción: The Soundtrack,” The Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, UK, September 27 – November 7, 2008; catalogue

 

2007    

“Autoconstrucción,” Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY, 2007

 

2006    

“Ici,” Château de Tours, Tours, France, 2006; catalogue

 

2005    

“Los Dos Amigos. Dr. Lakra & Abraham Cruzvillegas,” Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Oaxaca (MACO), Oaxaca, Mexico, 2005; catalogue

“Abraham Cruzvillegas,” The Breeder, Athens, Greece, September 8 – October 8, 2005; catalogue

 

2004    

“Abraham Cruzvillegas,” Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA, September 10 – October 16, 2004

“Abraham Cruzvillegas,” Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey (MARCO), Monterrey, Mexico, 2004

 

2003    

“Perspectives 139: Abraham Cruzvillegas,” Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX, October 24, 2003 – January 3, 2004; catalogue

“Abraham Cruzvillegas,” Jack Tilton Gallery, New York NY, 2003

 

2001    

“Abraham Cruzvillegas,” Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo (MUCA-UNAM), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico, 2001

“El Silencio De La Borregada,” Cholula, Puebla, Mexico, 2001

“El Curriculum Oculto,” Escuela Nacional de Pintura, Escultura y Grabado ‘La Esmeralda,’ Mexico City, Mexico, 2001

 

1998    

“Artesanías Recientes,” Galería OMR, Mexico City, Mexico, 1998

 

1997    

“Indio,” Galería Art & Idea, Mexico City, Mexico, November 27 – December 10, 1997

“Kashumbikua,” Nahuatzen, Michoacan, Mexico, 1997

 

1993    

“Nuevas Manías,” Fundación para el Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico, 1993

 

1992    

“Desalojo,” Galería Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico, 1992

 

1991    

“Rehabilita,” Galería ETNIA, Mexico City, Mexico, 1991

 

1990    

“Reciclaje,” Galería El Departamento, Mexico City, Mexico, 1990

 

1989    

“De Cabeza,” Polyforum Cultural Siqueiros, Mexico City, Mexico, 1989

 

1987    

“Juventud: Divino Tesoro,” Casa de la Cultura del Estado de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico, 1987

 

Exhibitions Curated by the Artist:

 

2017    

“Primordial Saber Tararear Proverbiales Silabas Tonificantes Para Sublevar Tecnocracias Pero Seguir Tenazmente Produciendo Sociedades Tántricas – Pedro Salazar Torres (Partido Socialista Trabajador),” curated by Abraham Cruzvillegas and Gabriel Kuri, on the occasion of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, September 9 – October 28, 2017

 

2016    

“araki,” curated by Abraham Cruzvillegas, Cantina Ardalio, Mexico City, Mexico, September 2 – October 15, 2016
“Reconstrucción,” curated by Abraham Cruzvillegas, Museo de Arte de Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico, January 31 – May 29, 2016

 

2003    

“La Fraternidad Universal para la Promoción y Defensa de M. Bondarchuk,” curated by Abraham Cruzvillegas, Art & Idea, Mexico City, 2003

 

Selected Group Exhibitions:

 

2018

“Superposition,” 21st Biennale of Sydney, Cockatoo Island, Sydney, Australia, March 16 – June 11, 2018

 

2017

“la ciudad de méxico. travesía de ocho siglos,” museo de la ciudad de méxico, Mexico City, Mexico, November 23, 2017 – April 1, 2018

“Everyday Poetics,” Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA, November 18, 2017 – June 17, 2018

“The Trick Brain,” Aïshti Foundation, Beirut, Lebanon, 2017

“Field Guide,” Remai Modern, Saskatoon, Canada, October 21, 2017 – February 25, 2018

“A Poet*hical Wager,” Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Cleveland, OH, October 7, 2017 – January 28, 2018

“From Mexico City to LA: A Visual History of Graphic Art,” Mixografia, Los Angeles, CA, September 16 – October 21, 2017

“How to Read El Pato Pascual: Disney’s Latin America and Latin America’s Disney,” Schindler House, West Hollywood, CA, and Luckman Fine Arts Complex, Los Angeles, CA, September 9, 2017 – January 14, 2018; catalogue

“Lecturas de un territorio fracturado (Readings of a fractured territory),” Museo Amparo, Puebla, Mexico, July 22 – October 16, 2017

“An American City: Eleven Cultural Exercises,” FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH, July 14, 2017 – September 30, 2018

“HOME — So Different, So Appealing,” Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, June 11 – October 15, 2017

“Space Force Construction,” V-A-C Foundation, Venice, Italy, May 13 – August 25, 2017; catalogue

“Monumentos, anti-monumentos y nueva escultura pública,” Museo de Arte de Zapopan, Zapopan, Mexico, March 31 – July 30, 2017

 

2016    

“The Revolution Will Not Be Gray,” Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO, July 1 – October 16, 2016

“Exquisite Corpse,” The Mistake Room, Los Angeles, CA, May 14 – July 2, 2016

“Le Cabaret Voltaire,” 61st Salon de Montrouge, France, May 4 – 31, 2016

“Rican/Struction,” Agustina Ferreyra, San Juan, Puerto Rico, April 2 – June 11, 2016

“The Natural Order of Things,” Fundación Jumex Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico, March 11 – May 8, 2016

“ICH,” Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany, March 10 – May 29, 2016; catalogue

“Fluxesfeverfuturesfriction,” AZ-cultural, Bilbao, Spain, February 11 – May 8, 2016

“Xylañynu. taller de los viernes,” Kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico, February 6 – March 17, 2016

“from here to there: kurimanzutto travels to Jessica Silverman Gallery,” Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA, January 12 – March 5, 2016

 

2015    

“DLA Piper Series: Constellations,” Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK, 2015 – 2016

“Monochrome Undone,” SPACE Collection, Irvine, CA, October 24, 2015 – April 1, 2016; catalogue


“Strange Currencies: Art & Action in Mexico City, 1990-2000,” The Galleries at Moore, Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA, September 19 – December 12, 2015; catalogue

“Atopolis,” Mons 2015, Manège de Sury, Mons, Belgium, June 13 - October 18, 2015

“Between the Idea and Experience,” 12th Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba, May 22 – June 22, 2015; catalogue

“Flying over the Abyss,” Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete, Rethymno, Greece, May 2 – September 27, 2015; traveled to Contemporary Art Centre of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece, November 7, 2015 – February 29, 2016; Athens Conservatoire, Athens, Greece, November 18, 2016 – January 31, 2017

“Second Chances,” Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO, March 27 – June 28, 2015

“Repetition and Difference,” The Jewish Museum, New York, NY, March 13 – August 16, 2015


“Sharjah Biennial 12: The past, the present, the possible,” Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, March 5 – June 5, 2015

“Traces and Remains,” Instituto Cultural Cabañas, Guadalajara, Mexico, February 28 – June 21, 2015; traveled to Museo Amparo, Puebla, Mexico, July 25 – October 19, 2015; Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City, April 27 – August 21, 2016; catalogue

“Geometry of Knowing,” Simon Fraser University, Audain Gallery, Vancouver, BC, January 15 – February 28, 2015 

 

2014    

"From the Object to the World - The Inhotim Collection,” Palácio das Artes and Centro de Arte Contemporânea e Fotografia, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, December 12, 2014 – March 18, 2015; travels to Itaú Cultural, São Paulo, Brazil, April 2015

New Territories. Laboratories for Design, Craft and Art in Latin America,” The Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY, November 4, 2014 – April 5, 2015

“Some Artists’ Artists,” Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY, July 26 – August 22, 2014

“A History. Art, Architecture, Design from the 1980s Until Today,” Centre Pompidou, Paris, France, July 2 , 2014 – March 7, 2016; catalogue

“Atopia, Migration, Heritage, and Placelessness,” Museo de Arte Zapopan, Guadalajara, Mexico, May 13 – October 15, 2014 

 

2013    

“A Place in Two Dimensions: A Selection from Colección Jumex,” Museo Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico, November 19, 2013 – February 9, 2014

“Spanish Lessons,” Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY, November 5 – 22, 2013

“El Cazador y La Fabrica,” Fundacion/Coleccion Jumex, Ecatepec, Mexico, April 12 – July 28, 2013; catalogue

“The Order of Things: Kadist Fellowship Show,” CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA, March 1 – 30, 2013

“Sakahàn: International Indigenous Art,” National Gallery of Canada, Ontario, Canada, May 17 – September 2, 2013

 

2012    

“Inaugural Exhibition by Gallery Artists,” Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, September 21 – October 26, 2012

“dOCUMENTA (13),” Kassel, Germany
, June 9 – September 16, 2012; catalogue

 

2011    

“City Within the City,” Artsonje Center, Seoul, South Korea, November 11, 2011 – January 15, 2012; traveled to Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne, Australia, October 5 – November 7, 2012

“Pour un art pauvre (inventaire du monde et de l’atelier),” Carré d’art, Nîmes, France, November 4, 2011 – January 15, 2012; catalogue

“12th Istanbul Biennial,” Istanbul, Turkey, September 17 – November 13, 2011

“Distant Star/Estrella Distante,” Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, July 14 – August 20, 2011; traveled to kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico, September 10 – October 29, 2011

“Before the Hangover: A slice of the nineties from the MUAC collection,” MUAC, Mexico City, Mexico, June 30 – November 27, 2011

“Blockbuster: Cinema for Exhibitions,” Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico, June 23 – September 25; 2011; traveled to Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico, October 8, 2011 – February 5, 2012; Museo de Arte de Sonora, Hermosillo, Mexico, May 24 – September 2012; Museo de Arte de Sinaloa, Culiacán, Mexico, October 18, 2012 – February 3, 2013; Museo Arocena, Torreón, Mexico, February 21 – May 6, 2012; Museo de Arte Zapopan, Zapopan, Mexico, July 5 – October 10, 2013; catalogue

Tate Modern Collection Display, Tate Modern, London, UK, 2011

 

2010    

“Huckleberry Finn,” CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA, September 28 – December 11, 2010

“Media City Seoul 2010: Trust,” Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea, September 7 – November 10, 2010

 

2009    

“Vuelo fuera de tiempo,” Museo de la Ciudad de México, Mexico City, Mexico, December 16, 2009 – February 19, 2010

“Where Do We Go From Here? Selections from La Colección Jumex,” The Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, FL, December 3, 2009 – May 30, 2010

“Interstices (Zwischenzonen): La Colección Jumex, Mexico,” Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna, Austria, October 16, 2009 – March 17, 2010; catalogue

“7th Bienal do Mercosul: Grito e Escuta,” Porto Alegre, Brasil, October 16 – November 29, 2010

“2nd Trienal Poli/Gráfica de San Juan: Amércia Latina y El Caribe,” Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, San Juan, Puerto Rico
, April 18 – June 30, 2009

“10th Bienal Habana. Integración y resistencia en la era global,” La Havana, Cuba, March 27 – April 30, 2009

“Modern Ruins,” Kate MacGarry, London, UK, March 1 – April 5, 2009

“Strike a Pose,” Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, UK, January 30 – February 28, 2009

“Paréntesis,” Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico, 2009

 

2008    

“Inauguración de Nuevo Espacio,” kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico, December 2, 2008 – March 21, 2009

“¡Urgente!: 41 Salón Nacional de Artistas,” Cali, Colombia
, November 18, 2008 – January 30, 2009

“Mexico: Expected/Unexpected,” Maison Rouge, Paris, France, October 26, 2008 – January 18, 2009; traveled to Tenerife Espacio de las Artes, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain, July 10 – October 12, 2009; Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam, Netherlands, November 7, 2009 – January 31, 2010; B.P.S.22, Charleroi, Belgium, September 11 – November 28, 2010; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, February 4 – May 14, 2011; Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA, February 20 – May 15, 2011; American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington D.C., June 9 – August 12, 2012; catalogue

“Open Plan Living,” Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Helena Rubinstein Pavilion, Tel Aviv, Israel, September 27 – October 18, 2008

“An Unruly History of the Readymade,” Fundación/Colección Jumex, Ecatepec, Mexico, September 8, 2008 – February 2009

“GOD & GOODS: Spirituality and Mass Confusion,” Centre for Contemporary Art, Villa Manin, Passariano, Italy
, April 20 – September 28, 2008

 

2007    

“Unmonumental: The Object in the 21st Century,” New Museum, New York, NY, December 1, 2007 – March 30, 2008; catalogue

“Correo Doméstico,” Galería Parásito/NoD y Harto__(espacio), Prague, Czech Republic
, October 4 – 21, 2007

“Passengers,” CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA, September 4, 2007 – August 29, 2008

“Escultura Social: A New Generation of Art from Mexico City,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, June 23 – September 2, 2007; traveled to Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, Durham, NC, January 15 – June 7, 2009; catalogue

“Stay Forever and Ever and Ever,” South London Gallery, London, UK, May 2 – June 24, 2007

“Prix Altadis Arts Plastiques 2006-07,” Cosmic Galerie, Paris, France, March 14 – April 7, 2007; traveled to Galería Salvador Díaz, Madrid, Spain, June 27 – July 30, 2007

“Trinchera,” Museo Raúl Anguiano, Guadalajara, Mexico, 2007

 

2006    

“The Exotic Journey Ends,” kurimanzutto, Mexico, City, and Foksal Gallery Foundation, Warsaw, Poland, October 21 – November 27, 2006

“Las implicaciones de la imagen,” Colección Isabel y Agustin Coppel, Museo de Arte de Sinaloa, Culiacán, Mexico, March 16, 2006; traveled to Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Artes, Mexico City, Mexico, April 12 – June 29, 2008; Capilla del Arte en la Universidad de las Américas y Galería de Arte del Palacio Municipal, Puebla, Mexico, October 10, 2009 – January 10, 2010

“Los Ángeles/México. Complejidades y Heterogeneidad,” Museo José Luis Cuevas, Mexico City, Mexico, 2006

“10 Years of Art & Idea,” Art & Idea, Vienna, Austria, 2006

 

2005    

“The American West,” Compton Verney, Warwickshire, UK, June 25 – August 29, 2005; catalogue

“Universal Experience: Art, Life and the Tourist’s Eye,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, February 12 – June 5, 2005; traveled to Hayward Gallery, London, UK, October 6 – December 11, 2005; catalogue

 

2004    

“Perspectives @ 25: A Quarter Century of New Art in Houston,” Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX, October 16, 2004 – January 9, 2005; catalogue

 

2003    

“Elephant Juice (Sexo entre amigos),” kurimanzutto, Restaurante Los Manantiales, Xochimilco, Mexico City, Mexico, December 14, 2003

“The Everyday Altered,” 50th Venice Biennale, Arsenale di Venezia, Venice, Italy, June 15 – November 2, 2003; catalogue

“The Squared Circle: Boxing in Contemporary Art,” Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, July 12, 2003 – February 14, 2004

 

2002    

“Sublime Artificial,” La Capella, Barcelona, Spain
, November 20, 2002 – January 12, 2003; catalogue

“Inter.Play,” The Moore Building, Miami, FL, December 5, 2002 – February 28, 2003; traveled to Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2003

“Siete dilemas: Diálogos en el arte mexicano,” Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City
, Mexico, 2002

“New Sculpture,” Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles,
 CA, 2002

“Cruzvillegas, Caesar, Abaroa,” Jack Tilton/Anna Kustera Gallery, New York, NY, 2002

“25 Bienal de São Paulo,” Parque Ibirapuera, Pavilhão Ciccilio Matarazzo, São Paulo, Brazil, March 24 – June 2, 2002

 

2001    

“Escultura Mexicana: De la academía a la instalación,” Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico, 2001

“Mutations: La vidéo mexicaine actuelle,” Palais des Arts, Toulouse, France, 2001; traveled to Iconoscope, Montpellier, France, 2001

“El final del eclipse,” Madrid, Granada, Badajoz, Spain, 2001

“Metropolis Mexica,” Musée de Picardie, Amiens, France, June 16 – October 21, 2001; catalogue

 

2000    

“kurimanzutto at Galerie Chantal Crousel,” Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France, May 13 – July 1, 2000

“Permanencia Voluntaria,” kurimanzutto, Cinemanía Plaza Loreto, Mexico City, Mexico, 2000

“Videoarte de la Nueva Generación,” Generali Foundation, Vienna, Austria, 2000

 

1999

“Dobles Vidas, Taller General (Abraham Cruzvillegas, Gabriel Kuri y Gabriel Orozco),” Museu Barbier-Mueller d ́Art Precolombí, Barcelona, Spain, and Museu Tèxtil i d'Indumentària, Barcelona, Spain, 1999

“Economía de Mercado,” kurimanzutto, Mercado de Medellín, Mexico City, Mexico, August 21, 1999

“La Sala del Artista,” kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico, 1999

 

1998    

“Cinco continentes y una ciudad,” Museo de la Ciudad de México, Mexico City, November 26, 1998 – February 28, 1999; catalogue

“Invisible Chase,” Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY, 1998

“En Crudo,” MUNAL Museo Nacional de Arte, Mexico City, Mexico, 1998

 

1997    

“Shopping,” Art & Idea, Mexico City
, Mexico, December 11 – 23, 1997

 

1996    

“Four Emerging Artists from Mexico City,” Esso Gallery, New York, NY, October 31 – November 7, 1996

“En Tránsito, Señales Presentes,” Fundación Banco Patricios, Buenos Aires, Argentina
, 1996; traveled to Museo Universitario del Chopo, Mexico City, Mexico, 1997

“Alesmilocal,” Espacio Efímero Evento Colectivo, Mexico City
, Mexico, 1996

“Colección Permanente,” Centro Cultural Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico, 1996

 

1995

“Nuevas prácticas colectivas,” Galería Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico, 1995

“Contaminación Cultural,” La Panadería, Mexico City
, Mexico, 1995

“Continental Discourses,” San Antonio Art Museum, San Antonio, TX, 1995, November 17, 1995 – March 3, 1996; catalogue

“Configura-2. Dialog Der Kulturen,” Galerie am Fischmarkt, Erfurt, Germany, June 10 – September 10, 1995

“Acné,” Baños Venecia, Guadalajara, Mexico, 1995; traveled to Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, Mexico, 1995

“Los nuevos románticos,” Centro Cultural de la SHCP Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público, Mexico City, Mexico, 1995

“Deus-Ex-Machina,” Museo Universitario del Chopo, Mexico City, Mexico, 1995

“It ́s My Life/I ́m Gonna Change the World,” Acme Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 1995

“¿Ummagumma? Especies de indeterminación,” Corpus-Callosum, Guadalajara, Mexico, 1995

“La Liga de la injusticia,” La Panadería, Mexico City, Mexico, 1995

 

1994    

“In Site 94,” Tijuana, Mexico, 1994

“Beelden Buiten 1994,” Tuin de Brabandere–Tielt, Tielt, Belgium
, 1994

“Múltiples,” Temístocles 44, Mexico City
, Mexico, 1994

“5a Bienal Habana,” Palacio de las Artesanías, La Havana, Cuba
, 1994

“Jonge Kunst Uit México,” Begijnhof, Centrum voor Kunsten, Hasselt, Belgium, 1994

“Ensayo de Estabilidad Precaria,” Corpus-Callosum, Guadalajara, Mexico, 1994

“Colectiva,” Galerie CD, Tielt, Belgium
, 1994

“1er Certámen de escultura al aire libre,” Corredor cultural de la Colonia Roma, Mexico City, Mexico, 1994

 

1993    

“The Return of the Cadavre Exquis,” The Drawing Center, New York, NY, 1993

“Sujeto-Objeto. XXI Festival Internacional Cervantino,” Museo de la Alhóndiga, Guanajuato, Mexico; traveled to Museo de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico, 1993

“El propio gesto,” Claustro de Sor Juana, Mexico City
, Mexico, 1993

“Creación en movimiento,” Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico, 1993

“Otros especímenes,” Museo Universitario del Chopo, Mexico City, Mexico, 1993

 

1992    

“Temístocles I,” Temístocles 44, Mexico City
, Mexico, 1992

“Rueda como naturaleza,” Instituto Cultural Cabañas, Guadalajara, Mexico, 1992

“Quebec-Mexico,” Centre d'exposition du Vieux Palais, Saint-Jérôme, Québec, Canada
, 1992

“Materia prima,” Casona II, Mexico City
, Mexico, 1992

 

1991    

“D.F. Art from Mexico,” Star Art Space, San Antonio,
 TX, 1991

“La Sierra,” Club Hípico La Sierra, Mexico City
, Mexico, 1991

“In Situ. Lic,” Primo de Verdad 13, Mexico City, Mexico, 1991

“Todo Sereno,” IFAL Instituto Francés para América Latina, Mexico City, Mexico, 1991

“La Naturaleza Simbolizada,” Casona II, Mexico City, Mexico, 1991

 

1990    

“Trastocación,” Centro Cultural Santo Domingo, Mexico City
, Mexico, 1990

“Aire fresco en el verano del amor,” Galería División-Arte, Mexico City, Mexico, 1990

 

1989    

“De cabeza,” Polyforum Cultural Siqueiros, Mexico City, Mexico, 1989

 

1987    

“Juventud: Divino Tesoro,” Casa de la Cultura del Estado de México, Mexico, 1987

“Marcas,” Galería Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico, 1992

 

Lectures and Talks:

 

2016    

“Artist’s Talk: Abraham Cruzvillegas,” Tate Modern, London, UK, February 1, 2016

 

2015    

“Abraham Cruzvillegas: Autodefensión,” Hunter College, New York, NY, March 23, 2016

“Abraham Cruzvillegas: La Práctica” conversation with Sergio González Rodríguez, Museo Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico, February 1, 2015

“Abraham Cruzvillegas: Arte-Educación,” panel discussion with Javier Anzures, Abraham Cruzvillegas, David Miranda, Samuel Morales, and Sofía Olascoaga, Museo Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico, January 31, 2015

 

2014    

“Culture Now: Abraham Cruzvillegas,” Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK, March 28, 2014

“Case studies #1: developing a language of cultural production,” Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, March 13, 2014

“Paul Brach Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Abraham Cruzvillegas,” California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, February 18, 2014

 

2013    

“Talk with Abraham Cruzvillegas,” Kadist, Paris, France, October 11, 2013

 

2011    

“Autoconstrucción, a film by Abraham Cruzvillegas: Screening and Discussion,” New Museum, New York, NY, February 20, 201

“Abraham Cruzvillegas on Robert Smithson: Artists on Artists Lecture Series,” Dia: Chelsea, New York, NY, February 14, 2011

 

Awards and Grants:

 

2012    

Yanghyun Foundation Yanghyun Prize

 

2010    

Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) Artist Residency

 

2009    

Capp Street Project, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts Artist Residency

 

2008    

Cove Park Artist Residency

Smithsonian Institution Artist Research Fellow

 

2007    

Civitella Ranieri Foundation Artist Residency

 

2006    

Fundación Altadis Prix Altadis d’arts plastiques

 

2005    

Atelier Calder Artist Residency