Arturo Herrera

 

Born in Caracas, Venezuela, 1959

Lives and works in Berlin, Germany and New York NY

 

Education

MFA. University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago IL 1992

BFA. University of Tulsa, Tulsa OK 1982

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2018
Hop, Kunst-Station im Hauptbahnhof, Wolfsburg, Germany

You Are Here, Galleri Bo Bjerggaard, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

2017

Arturo Herrera: Paintings, Sikkema Jenkins & Co, New York NY

Sotario, (public project), Bloomberg European Headquarters, London, England

Track (wall painting), OGR, Turin, Italy

 

2016

Half-time (wall painting), Tate Modern, London, England

Soave sia il vento, Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy

 

2015

Faculty Band, Thomas Dane Gallery, London, England

Opener 29: Arturo Herrera — Day, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, New York NY

 

2014

Arturo Herrera: Little bits of Modernism, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo NY

Arturo Herrera, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York NY

Ready for the Show:  Arturo Herrera & Martin Arnold, Heldart at Bikini Berlin, Berlin, Germany

 

2013

Adam (wall painting), Linda Pace Foundation, San Antonio TX

Books, Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago IL

 

2012

Series, Thomas Dane Gallery, London; Corbett vs Dempsey, Chicago IL

 

2011

Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York NY

Arturo Herrera: Les Noces (The Wedding), Americas Society, New York NY

Band (Wall Painting), Museum of Modern Art, Fort Lauderdale FL

 

2010

Home, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany

 

2009

Galleria Franco Noero, Torino, Italy

Sala TAC, Transnocho Arte Contacto, Caracas, Venezuela

Arturo Herrera – Ruinas Circulares, Fundación Odalys, Caracas, Venezuela

Bitte Warten, SOX, Berlin, Germany

 

2008

Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York NY

Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo, Brazil

Galeria Helga de Alvear, Madrid, Spain

 

2007

Castles, Dwarfs, and Happychaps, The Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut

Thomas Dane Gallery, London, England

Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, England

Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, England

 

2006

Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany

Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York NY

 

2005

Galleria Franco Noero, Torino, Italy

Arturo Herrera, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Zusammen Aber Getrennt, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany

Getrent, Aber Doch Zusammen, DAAD Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Arturo Herrera: Untitled, The Gallery at Dieu Donné Papermill, New York NY

 

2002

Fragments and Figments: Works on Paper, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada

Brent Sikkema, New York NY

 

2001

Hammer Project: Arturo Herrera, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles CA

Before We Leave, Whitney Museum of Art, New York NY

ICA Ramp Project: You Go First by Arturo Herrera, Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA

 

2000

Party for Tom, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York NY

Brent Sikkema, New York NY

ArtPace, San Antonio TX

Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland

 

1999

Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

 

1998

The Renaissance Society of the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois

Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachussetts

Brent Sikkema/ Wooster Gardens, New York

Almost Home, Dia Center for the Arts, New York

 

1996

Revolution Gallery, Ferndale, Michigan

University Club, Chicago, Illinois

Gahlberg Gallery, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois

 

1995

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois

Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

Hermetic Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

 

1994

MWMWM, Chicago, Illinois

 

1993

The Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico

MWMWM, Chicago, Illinois

 

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2018

Forthcoming: The World on Paper, Palais Populaire, Berlin, Germany

Forthcoming: Perspectivas Latinas #18, Städtische Galerie, Wolfsburg, Germany

Forthcoming: Dread and Delight, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro NC

This Brush for Hire: Norm Laich & Many Other Artists, Institute of Contemporary Art LA, Los Angeles CA

Inherent Structures, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus OH

Deconstruction: Venezuelan contemporary art, curated by Isabella Villanueva, Arco Madrid, Madrid, Spain

 

2017

Force and Form, de la Cruz Collection, Miami FL

How to Read El Paso Pascual: Disney’s Latin America and Latin America’s Disney, Pacific Standard Time:LA/LA, Schindler House, Los Angeles CA
The Coffins of Paa Joe and the Pursuit of Happiness, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York NY

Selections, Pace Prints, New York NY

More Simply Put, Sikkema Jenkins & Co, New York NY

Colori, Castello di Rivoli, Rivoli, Italy

MISSING: Der Turm der blauen Pferde by Franz Marc, Haus am waldsee, Berlin, Germany

2017 Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York NY

 

2016

House, Holbaek Art Summer Exhibition, Holbaek, Denmark

Contralapared, Espacio Monitor, Caracas, Venezuela

Do Ask, Do Tell, Henrique Faria Fine Art, New York NY

 

2015

Immersed, Linda Pace Foundation, San Antonio TX

Skulptur, GRÖLLE pass: projects, Wuppertal, Germany

Hello Walls, Gladstone Gallery, New York NY

Construction/Destruction, Almine Rech Gallery, Paris, France

By-Products, Haus am Luetzowplatz, Berlin, Germany

 

2014

Minimal Baroque: Post-Minimalism and Contemporary Art, Rønnebæksholm, Naestved, Denmark

Graphicstudio: Uncommon Practice, USF, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa FL

Cut, Paste and Repair, Sicardi Gallery, Houston TX

Bookish, Corbett vs. Dempsey, New York NY

Contra/Señas de los 90, Sala Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela

  

2013

Comic Future, Curated by Fairfax Dorn, Ballroom Marfa, Marfa TX; travelled to: Wexner Center for the Arts, The Ohio State University, Columbus OH

For the Time Being: Wall Paintings, Painted Walls, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany

Order, Chaos, and the Space Between: Contemporary Latin American Art from the Diana and

Bruce Halle Collection, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix AZ

Centro de Artes Visuales Fundación Helga de Alvear, Cáceres. Spain

Auf Zeit, Wandbilder, Bildwände, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany

KABOOM! Comic in Der Kunst /Comics in Art, Weserburg Museum für Moderne Kunst, Bremen, Germany

Sobre Papel. On Paper, Centro de Artes Visuales Fundación Helga de Alvear, Cáceres, Spain

On Painting, Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

 

2012

Decade: Contemporary Collecting 2002–2012, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

Caraota von Moules, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

Gronningen, Kulturkajen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Show 7, Heldart, Berlin, Germany

Recent Editions, Pace Prints, New York NY

 

2011

Keeping it Real: An Exhibition in 4 Acts: Act 4: Material Intelligence, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, England

Une terrible beaute est nee, 11th Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, France

Expanded Painting: The Necessity of Abstraction, Prague Biennale 5, Prague, Czech Republic

Kompass: Zeichnungen aus dem Museum of Modern Art, New York. The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany

Glimmer, Fundacion/Colleccion Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico

Not Made in China, Galeria la Cuadram, Caracas, Venezuela

 

2010

Defrosted: A Life of Walt Disney, Postmasters, New York NY

Nature, Once Removed: The (Un)Natural World in Contemporary Drawing,  Lehman College Art Gallery, New York NY

Arturo Herrera / David Schutter, Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago IL

Permanent Trouble: Aktuelle Kunst aus der Sammlung Kopp, Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

Then & Now: Abstraction in Latin American Art from 1950 to Present, 60 Wall Gallery, Deutsche Bank, New York NY

In Side Out, Susan Inglett, New York NY

89 Km. Colección CGAC, Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain

Visionaries: Contemporary Art from Santa Barbara’s Private Collections, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara CA

The Berlin Box, CCA Andratx, Andratx, Spain

In Side Out, Susan Inglett, New York NY

On Line: Drawing Through the Twentieth Century, Museum of Modern Art, New York NY

Then & Now: Abstraction in Latin American Art from 1950 to Present, 60 Wall Gallery, Deutsche Bank, New York NY

 

2009

Cut & Paste, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen

Exhibition at the US-Ambassador Residence, Berlin, Germany

7th Mercosur Biennial 2009, Biennale, Porto Alegre, Brazil

In A Room Anything Can Happen, CCS Bard Hessel Museum, Annandale-on-Hudson

Forgotten Bar Project, Berlin, Germany

Zeigen: Eine Audiotour durch Berlin von Karin Sander, Temporare Kunsthalle, Berlin, Germany

Compass in Hand: Selection from the Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemprary Drawings Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York NY

Building on a Cliff, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York NY

Antes de Ayer y Pasado Mañana; O lo que Puede ser Pintura Hoy, MACUF – Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Union Fenosa, Coruña, Spain

Olio, Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago IL

 

2008

Prospect 1, New Orleans Biennial, New Orleans LA

Always There, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany

Superstratum, KORAALBERG Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

La Invencion de lo cotidiano, Fundacion/Coleccios Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico

Order, Desire, Light: An Exhibition of Contemporary Drawings, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

Adaptation: Video Installations by Ben-Ner, Herrera, Sullivan, and Sussman & The Rufus Corporation, The Smart Museum at the University of Chicago, Chicago IL; travelled to: Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle WA; Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis IN; Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa OK

Here is Every. Four Decades of Contemporary Art, Museum of Modern Art, New York NY

 

2007

Comic-Abstraction: Image-Breaking, Image-Making, Museum of Modern Art, New York NY

New Perspectives in Latin American Art, 1930-2006: Selections from a Decade of Acquisitions, The Museum of Modern Art, New York NY

Whole Fragment, Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery at the University of Nevada, Reno NV

In Context: Collage + Abstraction, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York NY

O Debuxo Por Diante, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Constructing a Poetic Universe: The Diane and Bruce Halle Collection of Latin American Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston TX

Jump Cuts, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami FL

 

2006

An Atlas of Drawings: Transforming Chronologies: and Atlas of Drawings, Part Two, Museum of Modern Art, New York NY

A Century of Collage, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland OR

Carbonic Anhydride, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany

The New Collage, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York NY

Big Juicy Paintings (And More): Highlights from the Permanent Collection, Miami Art Museum, Miami FL

Antoss Berlin, Haus Am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany

 

2005

Extreme Abstraction, Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, New York NY

Drawing from The Modern, 1975 – 2005, Museum of Modern Art, New York NY

Exceeding Paint / Expanding Painting, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York NY

Works on Paper, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany

Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York NY

Back from Nature: The Sportsman Redux, The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, Portland ME

Globalización: Indicaciones / Efectos Secundarios / Advertencias, Berezdivin Collection - Espacio 1414, Santurce, Puerto Rico

Pale Ramon, Analix Forever, Geneva, Switzerland

Net Web Art: Net Archives: Contenuti e Forme, MAXXI – Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI Secolo, Rome, Italy

Contemporary Art and Latin America: Selections from the Diane and Bruce Halle Collection,

Tuscon Museum of Art, Tuscon, Arizona/ Richard E. Peeler Art Center, De Pauw University, Greencastle IN

Skyggen/The Shadow, Vestsjællands Kunstmuseum, Sorø, Denmark

Jump Cuts: Venezuela Contemporary Art from the Collection Mercantil, Americas Society, New York, NY; travelled to: CIFO - Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami FL

Exposición de Apertura, Berezdivin Collection - Espacio 1414, Santurce, Puerto Rico

 

2004

Initial Encounters, Organized by The Drawing Center, New York, NY; The Arts Center of The Capital Region, Troy, New York NY

Arte Contemporãnea Brasileira no Núcleo Histórico, 24th Bienal de São Paulo, Pavilhão Ciccillo Mata-razzo, São Paulo, Brazil

Latin American & Caribbean Art: MoMA at El Museo, El Museo del Barrio, New York NY

Stalemate, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago IL

Arturo Herrera, Jac Leirner and Tom Nozkowski, Brent Sikkema, New York NY

Funny Cuts, Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart, Germany

 

2003

Dreamspaces/ Entresueños, Deutche Bank Lobby Gallery, New York NY

The Moderns, Castello di Rivoli, Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli, Italy

Splat Boom Pow! The Influence of Cartoons in Contemporary Art,  Contemporary Art Museum, Houston TX

Perforations, McKenzie Fine Art Inc., New York NY

Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy

Comic Release: Negotiating Identity for a New Generation, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; New Orleans Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, Louisiana; University of North Texas, Denton TX; Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington; Armory Center for the Arts, Old Pasadena CA

Sculpture, Grant Selwyn Fine Art, New York NY

4th Mercosul Bienniale, Porto Alegre, Brazil

Paintings: Fiona Rae, Arturo Herrera, Dennis Hollingsworth, Juan Uslé, Buchmann Galerie, Cologne, Germany

Twisting & Turning: Abstract Painting Now, Blue Star Contemporary Art, San Antonio TX

 

2002

Into the Woods, Julie Saul Gallery, New York NY

Urgent Painting, Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France

Officina America ReteEmiliaRomagna,Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy; Chiostri di San Domenico, Imola, Italy; Galleria Communale ex Pescheria, Via Pescheria, Cesena, Italy; Palazzo dell' Arengo, Rimini, Italy

ForwARt, Mont des Arts/ Kunstberg, BBL, Brussels, Belgium

Multiformity: Multiples from the MCA Collection,Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago IL

AOP 2002: The 37th Art on Paper Exhibition,Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro. North Carolina

Urgency, Objectif, Antwerp, Belgium

Keep in Touch,Brent Sikkema, New York NY

Pressing, Objectif Exhibitions, Antwerp, Belgium

Cartoon Noir: Four Contemporary Investigations, Blaton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin, Austin TX

The Photogenic: Photography Through its Metaphors in Contemporary Art, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Inheriting Matisse: The Decorative Contour in Contemporary Art,Rocket, London, England

Life, Death, Love, Hate, Pleasure, Pain: Selected Works from the MCA Collection,Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago IL

Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York NY

 

2001

All About Paint, Art Museum of The University of Memphis, Memphis TN

Locating Drawing, Lawing Gallery, Houston TX

Painting at the Edge of the World, The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis MN

Negative Spaces, Marvelli Gallery, New York NY

Max2001. All About Paint, Art Museum of The University of Memphis, TN

TRANS>editions, Chac Mool Gallery, West Hollywood CA

Politicas de la diferencia Arte Iberoamericano de fin de siglo, Pinacoteca do Estado, Sao Paulo, Brazil; MALBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Museo Sofia Imber, Caracas, Venezuela, Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico

The Americans, Barbican Art Galleries, Barbican Centre, London, England

 

2000

NeverNeverLand, Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa FL

Group Show, Brent Sikkema, New York NY

Drawing on the Figure: Works on Paper of the 1990's from the Manilow Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago IL

A Collaborative Art: The Artist and the Printmaking Studio, The Museum of Printing History, Houston TX

From a Distance: Approaching Landscape, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston MA

Redrawing the Line, Art in General, New York NY

Blurry Lines, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sherboyan WI

Greater New York, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York NY

00, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York NY

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago IL

Deja-Vu, Art Miami, Miami, Florida

 

1999

Group Show, Brent Sikkema, New York NY

6th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey

TroubleSpot, Painting, MUHKA, Antwerp, Belgium

Color Me Blind!, Paintings in the age of computer games and comics, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Scotland, Dundee, Scotland

Colour Me Blind!, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany

Life Cycles, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig, Germany

Collectors Collect Contemporary: 1990-99, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston MA

Greater New York, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York NY

 

1998

Arturo Herrera and Kara Walker, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, UK

Shopping the Stars, Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp, Belguim

 

1997

Prep, Gallery 16, San Francisco CA

Twister, Real Art Ways, Hartford CT

 

1996

all girls, ACUD, Berlin, Germany

Clarity, NIU Gallery, Chicago IL

Plane Speak, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago IL

Untitled, Gallery 312, Chicago IL

Arturo Herrera and Carla Preiss, Thread Waxing Space, New York NY

Moving In, Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago IL

 

1995

Some Late 20th Century Abstraction, LACE, Los Angeles CA

C.A.R, Herrera, Roberts, MWMWM, Chicago IL

Radius, 213 Institute Place, Chicago IL

Fine, TBA Exhibition Space, Chicago IL

Crystal Blue Persuassion, Feature, New York NY

 

1994

Chicago Billboards Project, School of Art and Design, University of Illinois at Chicago IL

Spakalepsy, Feature, New York NY

MWMWM presents, MWMWM, Chicago IL

Arturo Herrera and Steven Rotter, P.S. 122 New York NY

Selections Spring '94: The Sick Rose, The Drawing Center, New York NY

More Fabulous Artists, Sotheby's Inc., Chicago IL

The Uncomfortable Show, Ten in One Gallery, Chicago IL

Amenities, Layton Gallery, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee WI

 

1993

Abstract Chicago, Klein Art Works, Chicago IL

 

1992

Not Working In L.A, Nomadic Site, Los Angeles CA

Flamesart, Gallery 400, Chicago IL

 

1991

Profiles 1, Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago IL

 

 

Commissions

 

2013

Arturo Herrera, Linda Pace Foundation, San Antonio, Texas

 

 

Awards

 

2005

Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, New York NY

Foundation for Contemporary Arts, New York, NY

 

2003

DAAD Fellowship, Berlin, Germany

 

2002

YADDO Fellowship, Saratoga Springs, New York NY

 

1999

Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York NY

 

1998

The Pollock Krasner Foundation, New York, NY

ArtPace Fellowship, San Antonio TX

 

1997       

Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, New York. The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, New York NY

The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, New York NY

 

1996       

Visual Arts Fellowship, Illinois Arts Council, Chicago IL

 

1995       

Art Matters, Inc., New York, NY

CAAP Grant, Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago IL

SA Grant, Illinois Arts Council, Chicago IL

 

 

Public Collections

 

The Smart Museum, Chicago IL

Blanton Museum of Art, Austin TX

Boston Museum of Art, Boston MA

Miami Art Museum, Miami FL

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago IL

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York NY

UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles CA

MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York NY

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York NY

Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Tate Modern, London, England

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco CA

Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, New York NY

Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary Collection, Vienna, Austria

UBS AG Zurich, Switzerland

Scholl Collection, Miami

Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa OK

Progressive Art Collection, Mayfield Village, OH

Museum of Fine Arts (MFA), Boston

J.P. Morgan Chase, New York NY

LAC Collection, Geneva, Switzerland

Linda Pace Foundation, San AntonioTX

Louis Vuitton, Hong Kong

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New YorkNY

MOCA, Los Angeles CA

Capital Group CompaniesColección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros (CPPC), Caracas, Venezuela

Dallas Art Museum, Dallas TX

De La Cruz Collection, MiamiDeutsche Bank, New YorkNY

ARCO Foundation Collection, Madrid, Spain

Beckman Foundation, Panama

Berezdivin Collection/Espacio 1414, Santurce, Puerto Rico