Centro Jose Guerrero

SERGIO VEGA

 Biographie / Biography


1959 Geboren / born in Buenos Aires, Argentinien / Argentina

1992 Whitney Museum Independent Study Program

1996 Yale University MFA sculpture

1999 Associate Professor at the School of Art and Art History, University of Florida

Lebt und arbeitet / lives and works in Gainsville, Florida

Einzelausstellungen (Auswahl) / Solo Exhibitions (Selection)

2012 Sublime Entropies, Galerie Karsten Greve Köln, (01/06 – 28/07/12)

2010 Paradise: Real Time, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, (05/08 – 05/09/10)

2009 Paradise on Fire, Galerie Karsten Greve, Köln, (29/10 – 12/12/09) Parrot Theory, Galerie Karsten Greve, Paris Hashish in Naples, Umberto di Marino Arte Contemporánea, Napoli, Italy (10/12/09 – 04/02/2010)

2008 Excerpts from Paradise in the New World, LWL Landesmuseum für Kunst, Münster Tropical Rush, Open Satellite, Seattle, Washington

2006 Momentum 6: Tropicalounge, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston Crocodilian Fantasies, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France Utopian Paradises: modernism and the sublime, Umberto di Marino Arte Contemporánea, Napoli, Italy

2003 High Art, John Erickson Museum of Art

2002 Modernismo Tropical, Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, Florida Julia Friedman Gallery, Chicago

1999 El Paraíso en el Nuevo Mundo, Basilico Fine Arts, New York

1997 Sergio Vega, Espacio 204, Caracas, Venezuela

1996 Memoirs of an outspoken parrot, Basilico Fine Arts, New York

Gruppenausstellungen (Auswahl) / Group Exhibitions (Selection)

2012 Worldly House, dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel 2011 Au Plaisir du Livre, "Collectif Generation" Librairie Auguste Blaizot, Paris Social Photography, Carriage Trade, New York

2010 Argentina in Focus: Visualizing the Concept. Cristán Segura / Sergio Vega, Art Museum of the Americas, Washington (15/09 – 15/11/10) Novas Aquisições Coleção Gilberto Chautebriand, Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Estrangeiros, Museo de Arte Contemporânea, Centro Dragão do Mar,Ceara, Brazil

2009 3rd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art: Against Exclusion, Moscow, Russia Festa Grande! Marco Scotini, NABA, Milan, Italy Deep Green, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, Denmark

2008 Ec(h)o Wanted, Galerie Karsten Greve, Paris Distance and Proximity, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisboa, Portugal Ressonância da cor, Museo de Arte Contemporânea Ibirapuera, Sâo Paulo, Brazil Sound The Alarm: Landscapes in Distress, Wave Hill Glyndor Gallery, New York Greenwashing Environment: Perils, Promises and Perplexities, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino, Italy

2007 Sharjah Biennial 8, Still Life, Art, Ecology & the Politics of Change, Sharjah Expo Center, United Arab Emirates An Atlas of Events, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisboa, Portugal, curated by António Pinto Ribeiro Brasil Desfocos (ou olho de fora) Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (Rio de Janeiro) & Paço das Artes (Sao Paulo), Brazil, Visiones del Paraíso, utopías, dystopias, heterotopias / Selections, Berezdivin collection, Espacio 1414, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2006 ARS06, Sense of the Real, Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland Tiden, Edsvik Konsthall, Galleri Infra, Vasby Konsthall-Konstlabyrinten, Sollentuna, Sweden Aura of the photograph: the Image as Object, Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, Florida Cluster, Participant Inc., New York Packed: Portable Views of Varied Terrain, Hardman Hall Gallery, Mercer University, Georgia American Confluence, Edsvik Konst & Kultur, Sollentuna, Sweden

2005 Down the Garden Path: The Artist’s Garden After Modernism, Queens Museum of Art, New York The Forest: Politics, Poetics, and Practice, Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, North Carolina 51 Biennale di Venezia “Always a little further”, Arsenale, Venice, Italy Mauricio Lupini, Javier Tellez, Sergio Vega, Galeria Comercial, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2004 “Nous venons en paix…” Histoires des Amériques, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Canada Sites, Investigations and Re-enactments, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Ireland Surface Tension, Lombard Fried Fine Arts, New York Only Skin Deep, International Center of Photography, New York Project: 01, Ottensen playground, Hamburg, Germany

2003 10 Floridians, Miami Art Central, Miami, Florida Prague Biennale 1: peripheries become the center, National Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic Bienal Ceara America: De Ponta Cabeça, Museo de Arte Contemporanea do Ceara, Fortaleza, Brazil Paradise Lost? Aspects of Landscape in Latin American Art, Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Florida

2002 Etnografía, Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas, Venezuela Melodrama, Artium, Centro-Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporáneo, Vittoria-Gasteiz, Spain Centro Jose Guerrero, Diputacion de Granada, Spain MARCO, Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Spain

2001 Demonstration room: ideal house, The Big Show, NICC, Antwerpen, Belgium Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago Apex Art, New York Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Venezuela Yokohama Triennale 2001: Dancing Matrix, Red Brick Warehouse, Yokohama, Japan Sonsbeek 9: Locus Focus, Kronenberg mall and Arnhem Museum of Modern Art, Arnhem, the Netherlands

2000 V Biennale de Lyon: Partage d’Exotismes, Halle Tony Garnier, Lyon, France Jardin 2000: La Ville, Le Jardin, La Mémoire, Villa Medici in Rome, Italy. II Kwangju Biennale 2000: Exotica Incognita, Kwangju, South Korea EV+A 2000: Friends and Neighbours, Church of the Immaculate Conception (Franciscan Friary) and 8 Perry Square, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Ireland The Swamp: on the Edge of Eden, Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, Florida The Visionary Landscape, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, California The End: An Independent Vision of Contemporary Culture 1982-2000, Exit Art, New York Absent Territories, Casa de America, Madrid, Spain

1999 III International Biennial: Looking for a Place, Site Santa Fe, New Mexico The Discovery of the Amazon, CRG Gallery, New York, collaboration with artist Miguel Angel Rios

1998 The Garden of Forking Paths, Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen, Denmark Edsvik Konst & Kultur, Sollentuna, Sweden Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum, Aalborg, Denmark Transatlántico, Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain Bienal Barro de America, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Caracas, Venezuela Amnesia, Track 16 Gallery & Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, California The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia Contemporary Art Museum, University of South Florida, Tampa The Bronx Museum for the Arts, New York

1997 II Johannesburg Biennale: Alternating Currents Electrical Plant, Johannesburg, South Africa Heaven, PS 1 Contemporary Art Center, New York Pagan Stories: the situations of narrative in recent art, Apex Art, New York Asi esta la cosa: instalacion y arte objeto en America Latina Centro Cultural Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico

Auszeichnungen / Awards

1999 The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship

1994-96 Ford / Philip Morris Foundation Fellowship, Yale University

1992 Art Matters Inc. Fellowship for individual artists

1990 The Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant

Ausgewählte Sammlungen / Selected Collections

Fondazione Biennale di Venezia, Italy
KIASMA, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
Museé d’art contemporain de Montréal, Canada
Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, Florida
Museum Voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem, The Netherlands
SMAK, Stedelijk Museum Voor Actuele Kunst, Gent, Belgium
Museo de Arte Contemporânea Dragão do Mar,Ceara, Brazil
OEA, Organization of American States, Washington DC
Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, Florida
Berezdivin collection, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Gilberto Chautebriand, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Jimmy and Leonora Belilti, Caracas-Miami
Dani Levinas, Washington DC
Yvon Lambert, Paris Illeana Sonnabend, New York
Jean Christophe Castelli, New York
Peter Boris, New York
Raymond Learsy, New York


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