Abraham Cruzvillegas  (Mexican, 1968) 


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Abraham Cruzvillegas Biography
1968   born in México City, Mexico
1987 - 1991   member of Gabriel Orozco's workshop
2005   Residency at Atelier Calder, Saché, France
2006   Residency at Brownstone Foundation, Paris, France
2007   Residency at Civitella Ranieri Foundation, Umbria, Italy
2008   Residency at Cove Park/CCA, Glasgow, Scotland
2008   Artist Research Fellowship, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, USA
2009   Residency at the Wattis Institute/CCA, San Francisco, USA
2010 - 2011   DAAD Artists in Berlin Residency Program, Berlin, Germany
  Studied Pedagogy in the National University of Mexico
Selected Exhibitions
2013   Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
2012 - 2013   9th Shanghai Biennale
2012   Nuestra imagen actual: Autorretratos recientes. Kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico
2012   Autoconstrucción: Antonio Castro, Abraham Cruzvillegas & Antonio Fernández Ros, Tate Modern, London, UK
2012   dOCUMENTA 13. Kassel, Germany
2012   When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes, CCA Wattis Institue for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, USA
2012   Autokonstrukschön, A Project by Abraham Cruzvillegas, Arratia Beer Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2012   9th Gwangju Biennal, Gwangju, South Korea
2012   9th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China
2011   Istanbul Biennial
2011   Autoconstrucción: The Film. The New Museum, New York, USA (solo)
2011   Abraham Cruzvillegas: The Optimistic Failure of a Simultaneous Promise. Modern Art Oxford, England (solo)
2011   Autoconstrucción (Extraits). Le Grand Café, Saint Nazaire, France (solo)
2011   The Self Builders Groove. DAAD, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2011   Dia: Chelsea, Artists on Artists. Lecture series, Dia Art Foundation, New York, USA (solo)
2010   À la petite ceinture. Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France (solo)
2010   Abraham Cruzvillegas. kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
2009   Abraham Cruzvillegas. Thomas Dane Gallery, London, England (solo)
2009   Abraham Cruzvillegas. Autoconstrucción: The Film. Redcat, Los Angeles, USA (solo)
2009   The Exhibition Formerly Known as Passengers: Abraham Cruzvillegas, CCA Watis, San Francisco, USA (solo)
2008   Autoconstrucción: The Soundtrack. Centre for Contemporary Arts, CCA Glasgow, Scotland (solo)
2008   Bienal de Cali, in Colombia
2008   X Havana Biennial
2008   the VII Bienal do Mercosul in Portoalegre
2007   Autoconstrucción: Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2006   ICI. Château de Tours, France (solo)
2005   Abraham Cruzvillegas. The Breeder, Athens, Geece (solo)
2005   Los Dos Amigos. Dr Lakra & Abraham Cruzvillegas. Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Oaxaca (MACO), Mexico (solo)
2005   1st Torino Triennale
2004   Abraham Cruzvillegas. Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, USA (solo)
2004   Abraham Cruzvillegas. MARCO, Monterrey, Mexico (solo)
2003   Perspectives 139: Abraham Cruzvillegas. Contemporary Arts Museum. Houston, USA (solo)
2003   Abraham Cruzvillegas. Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2003   L Venice Biennial
2002   XXV São Paulo Biennial
2001   Abraham Cruzvillegas. MUCA, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
2001   El Curriculum Oculto. La Esmeralda, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
2001   El Silencio de la Borregada. Cholula, Mexico (solo)
1998   Artesanías Recientes. Galería OMR, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
1997   Kashumbikua. Nahuatzen, Mexico (solo)
1997   Indio. Galería Art&Idea, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
1994   V Havana Biennial
1993   Nuevas Manías. Fundación para el Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
1992   Desalojo. Galería Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
1991   Rehabilita. Galería ETNIA, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
1990   Reciclaje. Galería El Departamento, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
2009   Autoconstruction: The Book. Kat. (Engl./Span.) Hrsg. v. Roy & Edna Disney / California Institute of the Arts/REDCAT, Los Angeles. Texte v. Clare Kim, Mark Godfrey & Ryan Inouye. Interview v. Jimmie Durham mit Cruzvillegas. 232 S., zahlr. Abb., 28x20,5, Ppdg. Los Angeles 2009
2008   à la Petite Ceinture (Span./Engl./Fren) Interviews with Collectif France Tricot, Slam Poets, Jean-Louis Mechali, Yoann Bazin, Francois Lemaire, Cécile Bourne Farrell, Maroussia Rebecq, Philippe Hernandey, Beatrice Farrell, Maroussia Rebecq, Philippe Hernandey, Beatrice Mateos. Galerie Chantal Crousel, S. 129
  Autoconstrucción. Kat. (Span./Engl.). Hrsg. v. CCA Glasgow. Texte v. A. Cruzvillegas & Francis McKee. 96 S., 70 farb. Abb., 19,5x14,5, Ppdg. Glasgow 2008