Timeline

1957
Born in Montevideo, Uruguay
Lives and works in New York and Montevideo
MFA, State University of New York, New Paltz, NY

Exhibitions

2012
Galeria Cayon, Madrid Spain (solo)
Lehman Loeb Museum, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY (solo)
Bienal de Cuenca, Ecuador (solo)
Optimismo Radical, NC-arte, Bogota, Colombia
Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California
2011
Xippas arte contemporaneo, Montevideo, Uruguay (solo)
From Huguenot to Microwave, Dorsky Museum, New Paltz, NY (solo)
Beyond the Chaos Between Intelligence and Beauty, Osart Gallery, Milan, Italy
2010
Global Myopia, Art Public, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, FL (solo)
American Ream, Syracuse University, Palitz Gallery at Lubin House, New York (solo)
PARKING ANY TIME, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York (solo)
Infinitesimal, Galería el Paseo, Punta del Este, Uruguay (solo)
Colorado University Art Museum, Boulder, CO
In Transition: 2010 CIFO Grants & Commissions Program Exhibition, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, FL
Optimismo Radical, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York
XVII Bienal de Guatemala, Centro Cultural Metropolitano (CCM), Guatemala City
Works from the Daros LatinAmerica Collection, Fundacíon Banco Santander, Madrid, Spain
2009
American Ream, Warehouse Gallery at Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY (solo)
Slow Scandal, Point of Contact Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY (solo)
Cubic Drops, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
How Soon is Now: Contemporary Art From The Permanant Collection, DePauw University, IN
TEOR/éTica: 10th Anniversary, TEOR/éTica, San Jose, Costa Rica
Collecting History: Highlighting Recent Acquisitions, LA MoCA, Los Angeles, CA
Paper Trail v.5 Intimate Gestures, Judi Rotenberg Gallery, Boston, MA
WALL ROCKETS, Contemporary Artists and Ed Ruscha, Curated by Lisa Dennison, Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY
White Noise, DePauw University, Indiana
Cutters, Leubsdorf Gallery at Hunter College, New York & Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ
Under the Knife, Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY
Site Mapping, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Leaded: The Materiality and Metamorphosis of Graphite, Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
2008
Hipo-Real, Nara Roesler Gallery, Sao Paulo, Brazil (solo)
Slow Politics, Sicardi Gallery, Houston, Texas (solo)
New Perspectives in Latin American Art, 1930–2006: Selections from a Decade of Acquisitions, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York
Lightness and Roughness of the Line, Nara Roesler, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Freehand, Arratia, Beer gallery, Berlin, Germany
Drawn to Detail, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA
Uncoordinated, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
Turning Point: The Demise of Modernism and Rebirth of Meaning in American Art, Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Provo, UT
WALL ROCKETS: Contemporary Artists and Ed Ruscha, Curated by Lisa Dennison, FLAG Art Foundation, New York
2007
by disappointment only, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York (solo)
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
ARCO, Project Room with Marti Cormand, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, Madrid, Spain
2006
Profiles: The Ted Turner Catalog (from CNN to DNA), Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
Off/Fora, 29th Pontevedra Biennial, Pontevedra, Spain
Gyroscope, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington DC
Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Museum, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC
Art Rock, Rockefeller Center Plaza, New York
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
Poetics of the Handmade, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Micro and Soft on Macintosh Apple (With Ken Solomon), Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building, Museum of Modern Art, New York
2005
The Ted Turner Collection, Complete Coverage, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York (solo)
El Papel Del Papel, Centro Colombo Americano, Bogota, Columbia (solo)
Hotbed e Altre Storie, Vitamin Arte Contemporanea, Torino, Italy (solo)
From DNA to CNN, Sicardi Gallery, Houston, TX (solo)
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
Constructing & Demolishing, Cristinerose | Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York (solo)
exPECTACLE, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
Construcciones & Demoliciones, dibujos en español, Centro Cultural Reina Sofia, Montevideo, Uruguay (solo)
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
Hotbed Online, Sala Uno, Rome, Italy (solo)
PreColumbian & PostClintonian, Sicardi Gallery, Houston, TX (solo)
Micro Macro, DAN Galeria, Sao Paulo, Brasil (solo)
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, UK
Residency, Civitella Ranieri Foundation, Civitella, Italy
The Microwave, Cristinerose | Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
Itinerancia do Mercosur, La Caixa, Brasilia, Brazil
2001
Global Myopia, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO (solo)
BITniks, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
Mercosur Biennial, Porto Alegre, Brazil
By Hand: Pattern, Precision & Repetition in Contemporary Drawing, University Art Museum, University of California, Long Beach, CA
2000
The Pencil Monologues, 123 Watts, New York (solo)
Hardware vs. Software, Miller & Block Gallery, Boston, MA (solo)
micro, macro, mArco, Solo Project, 123 Watts/ARCO, Madrid, Spain (solo)
From the inside out - landscapes reconsidered, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
Meat Market Art Fair, 123 Watts, New York, NY
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
From Freezer to Microwave, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
Microwave, one, 123 Watts, New York
Summer Voices, Miller & Block Gallery, Boston, MA
New Work: Drawing, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1998
Techtonic, 123 Watts, New York (solo)

Public Collections

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
Dacra, Miami, FL
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Daros Foundation, Zurich, Switzerland
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Cisneros Collection, New York, NY
The Judith Rothschild Foundation, New York, NY
Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Indianapolis, IN

Literature

2008
MacAdam, Alfred. Marco Maggi, ARTnews, January
2006
100 Latin American Artists, EXIT Publishers, Madrid, Spain, 2006
2005
Vitamin D, New Perspectives in Drawing, Phaidon Press, New York, NY, 2005
2004
Gwangju Biennial, catalog, text by Marco Maggi, 2004
2003
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
Sholis, Brian. Pages, Artforum.com, December 18
Wasserman, Sara. Report from Italy: Roma Renovatio, Art in America, June
2002
Sao Paolo Biennial, catalog, text by Marco Maggi, 2002
Johnson, Ken. The Microwave, The New York Times, October 4
Pedrosa, Adriano. Marco Maggi -Sao Paulo Critic’s Pick, ArtForum.com, August
2001
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
2000
The Pencil Monologues, introduction by Josée Bienvenu, 123 Watts, New York, 2000
1999
Drawing on Tradition, texts by Denise Markonish, Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA, San Francisco, CA, 1999