Federico Herrero






Federico Herrero, Sem título
Federico Herrero, Flava
Federico Herrero, Geometría del cuerpo
Federico Herrero, Sem título
Federico Herrero, Sopa de letras
Federico Herrero, Sem título
Federico Herrero, Mapa
Federico Herrero, Paisagem com círculos
9/19/2014 SAN JUAN (Puerto Rico): El artista puertorriqueño Chemi Rosado Seijo, autor del bowl de la Perla, trabaja en colaboración con el artista cosatrricense Federico Herrero, el pasado viernes 19 de septiembre, durante la pintada de esta pieza, en la que también ayudó el artista puertorriqueño Edgardo Lerregui. EFE/Thais Llorca
Federico Herrero, Sem Título
Federico Herrero, Monteverde
Catarata
Federico Herrero, Sem título
Federico Herrero, Sin título (tiger)
Vibrantes
Federico Herrero, Catarata
Federico Herrero, Pan de azucar
Jardim
Federico Herrero, Hara Arc Museum, Japão
Paisagem
Projeto Ônibus-Arte
Mapa Mundi
Paisagem

Born in 1978, San José, Costa Rica.
Lives and work in San Jose, Costa Rica.

Education

    1997-1998

  • Pratt Institute, New York.
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    Prizes:

    2001

  • 49th Venice Biennale’s special prize for young artists.

Individual Exhibitions

    2018

  • Pinacoteca Carnívora, Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brazil.
  • 2017

  • Language Melody, Sies + Höke Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany.
  • 2015

  • Desordem Alfabética [Alphabetical Disorder], Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brazil.
  • 2014

  • Sies + Höke Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany.
  • Letras y Volúmenes, Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Zipacna, the Creator of Mountains (com Naufus Ramirez-Figueroa), Galerie Sultana, Paris, France.
  • 2013

  • El espacio se construye, Diablo Rosso, Panama City, Panama.
  • La terraza de Hanzel y Gretel, La casa encendida, Madrid, Spain.
  • 2012

  • Paintings, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, USA.
  • Aloha Amigo, 21st century Art Museum, Kanazawa, Japan.
  • 2011

  • Catarata, Proyectos Ultravioleta, Guatemala City, Guatemala.
  • Sies + Höke Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany.
  • Apretados Vibrantes, Casa de America, Madrid, Spain.
  • Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brazil.
  • Sies + Höke Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany.
  • 2010

  • Aurora, Gallery Bo Bjeergaard, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • 2009

  • Galeria Cu4rto Nivel, Bogotá, Colombia.
  • Amalgama, Galeria Juana de Aizpuru, Madrid, Spain.
  • Amansalba, Teoretica, San José, Costa Rica.
  • 2008

  • Kunstverein Freiburg, Germany.
  • Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, USA.
  • Colorigami, Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Sies + Höke Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany.
  • 2007

  • Paintings, Blow de la Barra, Athens, Greece.
  • 2006

  • Walls/Muri, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy.
  • Galeria Juana de Aizpuru, Madrid, Spain.
  • 2005

  • Sies + Höke Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany.
  • Live surfaces, Watari Museum for Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan.
  • New paintings, Blow de la Barra, London, UK.
  • 2004

  • Japanopera: Vertical Thoughts, Gallery Koyanagi Viewing Room, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Mental Lanscapes and Transit Lines, Viafarini, Milan, Italy.
  • The Corridor, Reikjavik, Iceland.
  • 2003

  • Pintacoteca, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica.
  • Paisajes Mentales, Galeria Juana de Aizpuru, Madrid, Spain.
  • 2002

  • Sies + Höke Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany.
  • 2000

  • Recuadros (com Carlos Garaicoa), Galería Jacob Kapio, San José, Costa Rica.

Collective Exhibitions

    2017

  • First Day of Good Weather, Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf, Germany.
  • 2016

  • Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today, South London Gallery, London, England.
  • 2015

  • United States of Latin America, MOCAD Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, USA.
  • TRIO Bienal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • Pangea ll: New Art from Africa and Latin America, Saatchi Gallery, London, England.
  • Don't Talk to Strangers, Kunstverein Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland.
  • 2014

  • Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA.
  • 2013

  • P33 Panorama da Arte Brasileira, Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, Brazil.
  • On Painting, CAAM Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, Gran Canaria, Spain.
  • Concepcion41, Antigua, Guatemala.
  • Una posibilidad de escape, EACC Espai d'art contemporani de Castelló, Castellón, Spain.
  • Do it, catalogue and touring exhibition.
  • Inside Joke, Diablo Rosso Gallery, Panama City.
  • Practicas Pictóricas Actuales, CEART Centro de Arte Tomas y Valiente, Madrid, Spain.
  • 2012

  • Play with me, MOLAA Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, EUA.
  • 2011

  • Para/site, Hong Kong.
  • Art Parcours, Basel, Switzerland.
  • Icarus Spacecraft 13, BAK, Utrecht, Netherlands.
  • Art Basel Miami Beach, Stand K14, Galeria Luisa Strina, Miami, USA.
  • 2010

  • Panamericana, Kurimanzutto, Mexico City.
  • Bienal de Pontevedra, Spain.
  • 2009

  • 53rd Venice Biennial, Fare Mundi/Nuevos Mundos – Latin American Pavillion, Venice, Italy.
  • 2nd Trienal Poligrafica del Caribe, Puerto Rico.
  • Pintura, El Proyecto Incompleto, Centro Cultural España, Guatemala City, Guatemala.
  • 2008

  • Passengers, CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco, USA.
  • Out of storage – Peintures choisies de la colección, MUDAM Musée d'art moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg.
  • Interrogating Systems: 2008 Cifo Grants and Commisions Exhibition, CIFO Art Space, Miami, USA.
  • 2007

  • Existencias, MUSAC Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Spain.
  • 2nd Moscow Biennial, Russia.
  • Espacios de Hospitalidad, MDE07 Encuentro Internacional de Arte Contemporaneo Medellín, Colombia.
  • Continuous Project Altered Monthly, CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco, USA.
  • 2006

  • Estrecho Dudoso, Parque Central San José, Costa Rica.
  • Singapore Biennial, Singapore.
  • Kawasaki City Publlic Sculpture Exhibition, Japan.
  • 2005

  • Adentro/Afuera, Esa Supuesta Nada, Museo de Arte Costarricense, San José, Costa Rica.
  • 2nd Prague Biennial, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • We are nothing but the nerds they say we are, _h4tch, Mexico City.
  • Diverse Ways of Happiness, Aichi World Expo, Nagoya, Japan.
  • 2004

  • 1st Sevilla Biennial, La alegría de mis sueños, Sevilla, Spain.
  • Producing Reality, Fundazione Prometeo, Lucca, Italy.
  • Empty Garden, The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan.
  • PR 04, San Juan and Rincón, Puerto Rico.
  • Todo Incluido, Centro Cultural Conde Duque, Madrid, Spain.
  • 2003

  • 8th Havana Biennial, El arte con la vida, Havana, Cuba.
  • 1st Prague Biennial, Peripheries Become the Center, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • 2002

  • Artistmos, Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, China.
  • Urgent Painting, Musee d’ Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France.
  • 2001

  • 49th Venice Biennial, Plateau of Humankind, Venice, Italy.
  • Políticas de la Diferencia, Pinacoteca, São Paulo, Brasil and Museo de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Radio Reloj, Galería Nacional, San Jose, Costa Rica.
  • Arqueotipos, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, San Jose, Costa Rica.
  • 2000

  • De Generación, La Nueva Escuela, San Jose, Costa Rica.
  • Neo Arte, TEOR/éTica, San Jose, Costa Rica.
  • Puertos y Costas Ricas, TEOR/éTica, San Jose, Costa Rica and M&M Proyectos, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • El ultimo dibujo del milenio, Teatro Nacional, La Habana, Cuba.
  • Ex3, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, San Jose, Costa Rica.
  • 1999

  • El artista a través de los objetos, Galería Nacional, San Jose, Costa Rica.

Public Collections

     

    CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco, USA.

    Ella Fontanels-Cisneros Collection, Miami, USA.

    Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan.

    ME Collectors Room, Berlin, Germany.

    MUDAM, Luxembourg.

    MUSAC, Castilia y León, Spain.

    Museo de Santander, Spain.

    Museu Reina Sofia, Madri, Spain.

    MUAC Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City.

    Philadelphia Museum of Art, USA.

    Saatchi Gallery, London, England.

    Solomon R. Guggenheim Collection, USA.

    Tate Collection, England.

    21st Century Art Museum, Kanazawa, Japan.

Bibliography

    2012

  • Roberta Fallon, “Friday Picture post- Federico Herrero, gone from Bridgette Mayer but not forgotten,” theartlbog.org, March 2, 2012.
  • Courtney Sexton, “Federico Herrero at Bridgette Mayer Gallery,” Philadelphia CityPaper, February 17, 2012.
  • Katherine Rochester, “Big Pictures,” Philadelphia Weekly, February 15-21, 2012.
  • Edith Newhall, “Bright and Beautiful,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, February 12, 2012.
  • Bethany Seawright, “Dimensional Color: The Art of Federico Herrero,” apartmenttherapy.com, February 10, 2012.
  • “For the Love of Art”, South Philly Fashionista, February 9, 2012.
  • 2010

  • Gabriel Perez-Barreiro, “Seeing Stars,” Modern Painters, Summer 2010.
  • 2009

  • Estefania Sokoloff “Federico Herrero,” ArtNexus, No. 75 Vol. 8, 2009.
  • Clara Astiasarán, “The Contemporary Caveman,” ArtNexus, No. 73 Vol. 8, June – Aug 2009.
  • 2006

  • Federico Herrero. Das Büro des Künstlers, Sies + Höke Galerie, Düsseldorf, 2006.
  • Ferderico Herrero. Walls/Muri, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa Comune di Venezia, Venice 2006.
  • 2004

  • Jens Hoffmann: The Next Documenta Should Be Curated by an Artist, Mit einem Textbeitrag von Federico Herrero, Frankfurt am Main, 2004.
  • Federico Herrero. In: Monopol. Magazin für Kunst und Leben. # 2, June/ July 2004, p.20.
  • Federico Herrero. In: Ausstellungskatalog Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y Leon. Files.
  • 2003

  • Federico Herrero. In: G 2003. Mostra internazionale d´Arte all´aperto, curated by Harald Szeeman.
  • Sascha Renner: Es muß ein Abenteuer sein, In: Tagesanzeiger, August 18th, (G 2003. Mostra internazionale d´Arte all´aperto).
  • Virginia Pérez-Ratton: Se esfumó Joaquín, In: La Nación, Costa Rica, July 3rd (at 1st Prager Biennale).
  • Julia Lange: Federico Herrero, In: Sammlung Melitta, Düsseldorf 2003.
  • 2002

  • Hans Ulrich Obrist: Vitamin P. New perspectives in painting, Phaidon Press, London, New York 2002, p.144—147.
  • Jazmín Montoya: Arte con instrucciones. In: La Nación, Costa Rica, November 13th, 2002.
  • Urgent Painting, Exhibition catalogue, Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, 2002, p.110—115.
  • Tamara Díaz Bringas: Ciudad (in)visible, Exhibition catalogue, San José 2002, Publikation Teor/éTica, #17.
  • Janine Gebser: Noch ist die Wand weiss…, In: Baslerstab, edition Basel, May 10th, 2002.
  • 2001

  • Ruth Auerbach: Federico Herrero. In: 49. Biennale di Venezia. Plateu of Humankind. curated by Harald Szemann. Venice 2001, p.292—293.
  • Virginia Pérez-Ratton: Bienal de Venecia, el turno de centroamérica, In: Àncora. Suplemento Cultural de La Nación, Costa Rica, August 26th (at 49th Biennale in Venice).

2018

  • Pinacoteca Carnívora

2015

2011

  • Untitled [Open Envelope]. May 06 — September 02 2018 Rotterdam, NL.
  • First Day of Good Weather. January 13 — March 11 2017 Düsseldorf, DE.
  • Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today. June 10 — September 04 2016 London, GB.
  • United States of Latin America. September 18 2015 — January 03 2016 Detroit, US.
  • TRIO Bienal. September 05 — November 26 2015 Rio de Janeiro, BR.
  • Pangea ll: Nova Arte da África e da América Latina. March 11 — September 06 2015 London, GB.
  • 33º Panorama da Arte Brasileira. Notícia, São Paulo, BR.
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