Pedro Reyes






Pedro Reyes, Nu em espiral (modelo)
Pedro Reyes, Litófono (Fuga)
Pedro Reyes
Pedro Reyes, Xylophone XII
Pedro Reyes, Morfina, da série Capitalismo Molecular
Pedro Reyes, Omni Man
Pedro Reyes, Navajas Suizas V (Cristal)
Pedro Reyes, Navajas Suizas III (Sonora)/Canivetes Suiços III (Sonora)
Pedro Reyes, Concupiscencia #2
Pedro Reyes, Concupiscencia #1
Pedro Reyes, El gesticulador

Born in 1972, Mexico City, Mexico.
Lives and work in Mexico City, Mexico.

Individual Exhibitions

    2018

  • Música para litófonos, LABOR, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • 2017

  • Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brasil.
  • Lisson Gallery, New York, USA.
  • 2016

  • Pedro Reyes, Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, USA.
  • Domingo Salvaje [Savage Holiday], La Tallera / Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros, Cuernavaca, Mexico.
  • DOOMOCRACY – House of Political Horrors, Creative Time, New York, USA.
  • 2015

  • Grasswhopper (performance), MAXXI Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI Secolo, Roma, Italy.
  • El juego de la vida, CAB Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Caja de Burgos, Burgos, Spain.
  • pUN: The People's United Nations, Second General Assembly, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA.
  • 2014

  • The Permanent Revolution, Museo Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Statues, Lisson Gallery, Milan, Italy.
  • Sanatorium, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada.
  • Amendment to the Amendment, (under)stand your ground, University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, USA.
  • 2013

  • pUN, Queens Art Museum, New York, USA.
  • Os Terráqueos [The Earthlings], Galeria Luisa Strina São Paulo, Brazil.
  • Pharmasphere, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA.
  • Disarm, Lisson Gallery, London, England.
  • 2012

  • Rompecabezas, Galería Labor, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Ear, United States State Department Commission, Mexico.
  • 2011

  • Baby Marx, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA.
  • The Great Architecture Challenge, Vera List Center for Art Politics, New School, New York, USA.
  • Sanatorium, Stillspotting NYC, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA.
  • 2010

  • Baby Marx, Galería Labor, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • 2009

  • 47 Undertakings, Bass Museum, Miami, USA.
  • Caractéres Mobiles, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France.
  • Pedro Reyes, Center for Contemporary Art Kitakyushu, Kitakyushu, Japan.
  • Ad Usum: to be Used, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA.
  • Reciclón, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, USA.
  • 2008

  • Conflict Resolution, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, USA.
  • 2007

  • Pedro Reyes, Galería Heinrich Erhardt, Madrid, Spain.
  • Principles of Social Topology, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France.
  • 2006

  • Ad Usum: To be Used, Carpenter Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA.
  • Pedro Reyes, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, USA.
  • 2005

  • Dream Digestor, Arnolfini, Bristol, England.
  • 2002

  • Nomenclatura Arquímica [Archemical Nomenclature], Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros [Siqueiros Public Art Salon], Mexico City, Mexico.

Collective Exhibitions

    2016

  • Homo Ludens, Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brazil.
  • 20th Bienal de Arte Paiz, Guatemala City, Guatemala.
  • 2015

  • Resistence Performed – Aesthetic Strategies under Repressive Regimes in Latin America, Migros Museum, Zurich, Switzerland.
  • Transformers, MAXXI – Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Roma, Italy.
  • Hotel Theory, REDCAT, Los Angeles, USA.
  • United States of Latin America, MOCAD Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, USA.
  • Invento, Oca Ibirapuera, São Paulo, Brazil.
  • 2013

  • Melbourne Festival, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Carnegie International, Pittsburgh, PA, United States.
  • Visible Invisivilización, Museo de la Ciudad de Queretaro, Queretaro, México.
  • The Past is the Present (Murals), Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, MI, United States.
  • In the Spirit of Utopia, Whitechapel Gallery, London, United Kingdom.
  • Representation and its Discontents, Kadist Art Foundation, San Francisco, CA, United States.
  • Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
  • Puppet Show, Eastside Projects, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
  • 2012

  • Adhocracy Istambul Biennial, Estambul Turquía.
  • Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
  • Gwangju Biennial, Gwangju, South Korea.
  • Parque Industrial [Industrial Park], Galeria Luisa Strina [Luisa Strina Gallery], São Paulo, Brazil.
  • dOCUMENTA(13), Kassel, Germany.
  • Art Parcours, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland.
  • Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • K, CCA Wattis Museum, San Francisco, CA, United States.
  • Zone of Contention, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensborough, NC, USA.
  • The Social Contract, STUK, Leuven, Belgium.
  • 2011

  • Living as Form, Creative Time, New York, NY, United States.
  • 2010

  • Map Marathon, Serpentine Gallery, London, United Kingdom.
  • On the Commons, Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada.
  • Primeira e última [First and Last], Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brazil.
  • Biennial of the Americas, Denver, CO, United States.
  • Modelos para armar. Pensar Latinoamérica desde la Colección MUSAC [Models to Build: Thoughts on Latin American from the MUSAC Collection], MUSAC, León, Spain.
  • In Lieu of Unity, Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, TX, United States.
  • Diseño Regenerativo [Regenerative Design], Museo de Arte Moderno [Modern Art Museum].
  • Mexico City, Mexico.
  • 2009

  • Los de arriba y los de abajo, Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Bienal do Mercosul, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
  • Mamoyguara opá mamo pupé, 31° Panorama da Arte Brasileira, Museu de Arte Moderna de Sao Paulo, Brazil.
  • Auto. Sueño y materia, LABoral / CA2M, Gijón/Madrid, Spain.
  • 1989 The end of the history or the beginning of the future? Kunsthalle Wien, AT.
  • Lyon Biennale. Lyon, France.
  • México Expected/Unexpected, TEA Tenerife Espacio de las Artes, Spain.
  • La invención de lo cotidiano, Museo Nacional de Arte, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • 2008

  • Yokohama Triennale, Yokohama, JP.
  • Expected/Unexpected, Maison Rouge, Paris, France.
  • MashUp, USF Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa , USA.
  • Prospect 1 Biennial, New Orleans, USA.
  • Art Basel Projects, Basel, Switzerland.
  • Experiment Marathon II, Reykjiavik Art Museum, Finland.
  • The Tree: From the Sublime to the Social, Vancouver Art Gallery, CA.
  • Tlatelolco, The New Museum NY, USA.
  • 2007

  • Principio de Incertidumbre, Forum de las Culturas, Monterrey, Mexico.
  • Viva Mexico, Zacheta Gallery, Warsow, Poland.
  • Experiment Marathon I, Serpentine Gallery, London, England.
  • Viva la Muerte!, Kunsthalle Wein, AT.
  • Everstill/Siempretodavía, Fundación Federico García Lorca, Granada, Spain.
  • Escultura Social, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA.
  • Elephant Cementery. Artists Space. NY, USA.
  • Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle Art Museum, USA.
  • Busan Biennale, South Korea.
  • Habitat / Variations Bâtiment d’art contemporain, Genève. – Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain.
  • 2006

  • Distor, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico.
  • Downtime, constructing leisure. California Center for the Arts, USA.
  • Queremos Rock!, Queen’s Nails Annex, San Francisco, USA.
  • 2005

  • Declaraciones, Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain.
  • FarSites: Urban crisis and domestic symptoms in recent contemporary art, InSite. San Diego.
  • Braunschweig Parcours. Braunschweig, Germany.
  • Morir de Amor, Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Artes, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • México 70, Casa del Lago, Mexico City. Mexico.
  • Come Closer, künstlerhaus bethanien, Denmark.
  • 2004

  • PR04, Puerto Rico.
  • Especimenes, Museum of Natural History, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Seattle Sculpture Park Project, USA.
  • 2003

  • The Structure of Survival. 50th Venice Biennial, Italy.
  • Fisión/Fusión, MCI Institute, Washington, USA.
  • Eshigo-Tsumari Trienalle, JP.
  • To be political it has to look nice. Apex Art, NY, USA.
  • Modifications, Museum of Natural History, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • 2002

  • Interplay, The Moore Space, Miami, USA.
  • Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China.
  • Thisplay, La Colección Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Mexico City: An exhibition about the Exchange Rates of Bodies and Values. PS1/MoMA | KW, NY / Berlin, USA/Germany.
  • The air is blue, Casa-Museo Luis Barragán, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • 20 millions of Mexicans can’t be wrong, South London Gallery, England.
  • Alibis/Coartadas, C. Culturel du Mexique / Witte de Witt, Paris/Rotterdam, France / Netherlands.
  • 2001

  • ABCDF, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Do It, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • 21 Zonas, Uxmal, Yucatán, Mexico.
  • 4x.Photo Albums, Museo de las Artes, Guadalajara, Mexico.
  • Rumors / Mutations.
  • 2000

  • Metro Candelaria, Installation at Mexico City’s subway station, Mexico.
  • Action videos by Latin American Artists, Artists Space, NY, USA.
  • Punto Ciego, Art & Idea Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Infancias Botánicas, Japan Foundation – Viveros de Coyoacán, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • 1999

  • Paradas continuas, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • 1998

  • Doméstica, private spaces at colonia Condesa, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • 1997

  • La resurrección de San Martín, Work in situ at Edificio San Martín, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Sanar, Installations in Advento, Tecalli, Puebla, for an extramural project of Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico.
  • Bestias y Nahuales: Mascotas para un fin de siglo. Centro Cultural de la SHCP, Mexico City, Mexico.

Public Collections

     

    21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan.

    Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

    Boris Hirmas Collection, Mexico City, Mexico.

    Brooklyn Museum, New York, USA.

    Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, USA.

    Colección Charpenel, Guadalajara, Mexico.

    Colección Isabel y Agustín Coppel CIAC, Mexico City, Mexico.

    Colección Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico.

    De La Cruz Collection, Miami, USA.

    Fundación Alumnos47, Mexico City, Mexico.

    Kadist Art Foundation, San Francisco, USA.

    Mac/Val Musée d’Art Contemporain du Val-de-Marne, Vitry-sur-Seine, France.

    MAXXI National Museum of the 21st Century Arts, Rome, Italy.

    Moisés Cosio Collection, Mexico City, Mexico.

    Museo Amparo, Puebla, Mexico.

    Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León MUSAC, León, Spain.

    Museo de Arte Contemporáneo MARCO, Monterrey, Mexico.

    Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico.

    Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros, Mexico City, Mexico.

    Seattle Art Museum SAM, Seattle, USA.

    The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, USA.

    Tiroche DeLeon Collection, Jaffa, Israel.

    Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada.

    Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA.

    Samdani Art Foundation, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

    Hugo Quinto Collection, Antigua, Guatemala.

Bibliography

    2010

  • Javier Téllez by Pedro Reyes, Conversation between Javier Téllez and Pedro Reyes, BOMB, winter.
  • Theresa Bembnister, In Lieu of Unity at Ballroom Marfa, glasstire.com.
  • Sonya Ellingboe, Art from the Americas, Highlands Ranch Herald, July.
  • Alice Thorson, Art from all of America reaches new heights, The Kansas City Star, July.
  • José Marín-Medina, De Armas Tomar, El Cultural, July.
  • Nancy Zastudil, In Lieu of Unity Ballroom Marfa, Art Lies, July.
  • Velo. Bicycle culture and design (Editors: R. Klanten, S. Ehmann), Gestalten Books.
  • Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Interviews. Volume 2. Edizioni Charta.
  • 2009

  • Le spectacle du quotidien / The spectacle of everyday. Xe. Biennale de Lyon. Published by Les presses du réel.
  • The Unthinkable Spring. Alejandro Jodorowsky interviewed by Pedro Reyes. Bidoun, Summer.
  • Mamoyguara Opá Mamo Pupé. 31° Panorama da Arte Brasileira, Museu de Arte Moderna de Sao Paulo, exhibition catalogue.
  • Experiment Marathon. Hans Ulrich Obrist & Olafur Eliasson, Reykjavik Art Museum and Koenig Books, exhibition catalogue.
  • Fietta Jarque, Motor y deseo, Babelia, cultural suplement of El Pais newspaper, May.
  • Rocío de la Villa, El sueño en el desguace. Auto, sueño y materia, El Cultural, suplement of El Mundo newspaper, May.
  • Mexico Expected/Unexpected, TEA(Tenerife Espacio de las Artes), exhibition catalogue.
  • 1989

  • Ende der Geschichte oder Beginn der Zukunft?, Kunsthalle Wien, exhibition catalogue.
  • 2008

  • Christian Rattlemayer, Pedro Reyes utopias, Atlantica Magazine.
  • Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Formulas for Now, Thames and Hudson.
  • Expert Eye, The Art Newspaper, December.
  • Julia Cooke, Baby, you can drive my…, Azure Magazine, September.
  • Lynn Mitges, Digging new beginnings, The Province.
  • Robin Laurence, A show of arboreal alchemy, The Georgia State.
  • Jeff Hodson, Using guns to grow life, Metro News, April.
  • Lloyd Dykk, VAG takes a dig at war by planting a tree, The Vancouver Sun.
  • Karolina Lagowska, Mesyk W Awangardzie, Gazeta Cojestgrane.
  • Principio de incertidumbre, Forum Monterrey/Conarte, exhibition catalogue.
  • 2007

  • Pedro Reyes, Escultura Social: A New Generation of Art from Mexico City.
  • Abel H. Pozuelo, ética y estética de Pedro Reyes, El Cultural, October.
  • Mariano Mayer, Pedro Reyes, Neo2, November.
  • Galería: Pedro Reyes, Revista Spot.
  • Ruth Lopez, Mexico’s Cutting Edge Slices Into The MCA, Time Out Chicago, June.
  • Principles of Social Topology, Celeste, Spring.
  • Mónica de la Torre, Ad Usum: To be used. Pedro Reyes, Codigo 06140, February-March.
  • Adriana Herrera, Pedro Reyes “El Conexionista”, Poder y Negocios, March.
  • Lisa Corrin, Creating ’Place’ in Seattle, Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle Art Museum.
  • Larissa Harris, Pedro Reyes. Carpenter Center, Harvard University, review in ARTFORUM, March.
  • Clair Enlow, Design Perspectives: Sculpture park reflects and reveals the city, Daily Journal of Commerce, January.
  • Hilarie M. Sheets, Where Money’s No Object, Space Is No Problem, The New York Times, January.
  • Regina Hackett, “Capula XVI and XVII” and “Evolving City Wall Mural”, Pedro Reyes, Art history comes alive on the waterfront, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, January.
  • Everstill-Siempretodavía, Fundación Federico García Lorca, exhibition catalogue.
  • 2006

  • A tale of Two Cities: Busan-Seoul / Seoul-Busan, BusanBiennale 2006. Published by Artbooks Publishing Corp.
  • Pedro Reyes by Tatiana Cuevas, conversation between these artists, BOMB, Winter.
  • Putting Art to Use, The Boston Globe, October.
  • Pedro Reyes, On Mexican Modernity, Culture and Travel, December.
  • Pedro Reyes, The New Group Therapies / Las nuevas terapias grupales, Ediciones Diamantina and CONACULTA.
  • Pedro Reyes, Postcards from Mexico, MARK Magazine.
  • Pedro Reyes, The New Group Therapies, LAB Mag 01, November.
  • The air is Blue Insights on Art & Architecture: Luis Barragan Revisited, Edited by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Pedro Reyes, Trilce Ediciones.
  • 2005

  • Uta Grosenick (Ed.), Art Now, vol. 2, Taschen.
  • Farsites/Sitios distantes, InSite show catalogue.
  • Tanya Zimbardo, Structures of Attraction, California College for the Arts.
  • Parque vertical, Código 06140, December.
  • Algo se mueve en el mercado del arte, Expansión magazine, December.
  • 2004

  • Rozana Montiel, Entre arte y arquitectura. Entrevista a Pedro Reyes, Arquine, Winter.
  • Zik Zak, Arquine, Spring.
  • Omar García, Crea formas arquitectónicas.
  • Isabel Kobus, Richtfest an der oker für ein Fachwerkhaus aus Mexiko, Lokales, June.
  • Ana Elena Mallet, Los jardines colgantes de Tlatelolco.
  • Cuauhtémoc Medina, El esparcimiento como arquitectura, Exhibition Guide, June.
  • Pedro Reyes, Pirámide flotante, Celeste.
  • Joanne Silver, Joanne, Visual Arts: ICA's ’Mexico’ reveals a land of contrasts, Boston Herald.
  • Edgar Alejandro Hernández, Crean en Alemania Ruta de la Amistad, Reforma, Mayo.
  • Denise Rodríguez y Enrique González, Apoyan a la UdeG Alcaldes y la IP, Mural, Abril.
  • Inicia la construcción del Auditorio Metropolitano, El Informador, Abril.
  • Innesto d’Arte, Domus, January.
  • 2003

  • Luis Barragán, The Colours of serenity, The Economist.
  • Klaus Bisenbach, An Exhibition about the Exchange rates of Bodies and Values Mexico City.
  • echigo-tsumari Art Triennial, catalogue.
  • Martin Jasper, Wenn die Sonne dopplet versinkt, Kultur, August.
  • Fisión/Fusión, exhibition catalogue, MCI Washington.
  • La Casa Barragan, X-Knowledge, March.
  • Cuautémoc Medina, Venecia: paradojas del pluralismo, Reforma, June.
  • Dominic Palfreyman, Basel on the Beach, Traveler, October.
  • 2002

  • Süddeutsche Zeitung, September.
  • Shanghai Biennale Catalogue, Shanghai Biennale.
  • Verónica Macías / Carmen Serra. Pedro Reyes. Más allá del acumulador orgónico. El Huevo, January. Do it – Hazlo, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil / CONACULTA, exhibition catalogue.
  • 2001

  • Revelado por… Interview in Codigo 06140, September/October.
  • 1998

  • Nützliche Skulptur an der Ruta de la Amistad, Mexico City, Werk, Bauen+Wohnen, May.

2017

2013

  • The Permanent Revolution
  • Manufacturing Mischief. May 10 — 13 2018 Pittsburgh, PA, US.
  • Museum of Drug Policy in Mexico City. May 04 — 06 2018 Mexico City, MX.
  • . February 28 — April 15 2017 New York, US.
  • For Future Reference. September 18 — December 18 2016 Dallas, US.
  • 20a Bienal de Arte Paiz. June 02 — July 03 2016 Guatemala City, GT.
  • Domingo Salvaje. May 21 — September 18 2016 Cuernavaca, MX.
  • Domingo Salvaje. May 21 — July 30 2016 Cuernavaca, MX.
  • Everything you are I am not. May 01 — August 12 2016 Jersey City, US.
  • Objects Do Things. February 26 — July 31 2016 Warsaw, PL.
  • Hors Pistes – Un autre mouvement des images. February 13 — 28 2016 Malaga, ES.
  • Hotel Theory. Sunday December 20 2015 Los Angeles, US.
  • Resistence Performed – Aesthetic Strategies under Repressive Regimes in Latin America. November 21 2015 — February 07 2016 Zurich, CH.
  • Transformers. November 11 2015 — March 26 2016 Roma, IT.
  • United States of Latin America. September 18 2015 — January 03 2016 Detroit, US.
  • Invento. August 05 — October 04 2015 São Paulo, BR.
  • Grasswhopper. Friday June 19 2015 Roma, IT.
  • Artist Talk. Friday May 01 2015 Los Angeles, US.
  • El juego de la vida. February 13 — May 24 2015 Burgos, ES.
  • The People’s United Nations (pUN). January 31 — May 24 2015 Los Angeles, US.
  • Sanatorium. December 03 2014 — March 31 2015 Miami, US.
  • Ciclo. Notícia, August 23 — October 27 2014 São Paulo, BR.
  • The Permanent Revolution (An Ideological Screwball Comedy) By Pedro Reyes. Notícia, May 18 — June 15 2014 Ciudad de México, MX.
  • Beyond the Supersquare. Notícia, May 01 2014 — January 11 2015 New York, US.
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