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Rubén Ortiz Torres  1964, MX

Rank (2014): 4221 – 

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Male
Painting, Installation



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Country
USA 54
Mexico 19
Canada 3
Spain 3




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Artist Rank
Eduardo Abaroa  4449 16
Melanie Smith  898 12
Thomas Glassford  3570 11
Pablo Vargas Lugo  4029 10




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Institution
  Galería OMR, Mexico 5
  Jan Kesner Gallery, USA 4
  Molaa Museum of Latin American Art, USA 4



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1964 Born in Mexico D.F. (MX)

1990 - 1992 California Institute of the Arts

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 89  Please report missing Information



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2011
   Rubén Ortiz-Torres - Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man - San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA

2008
   Rubén Ortiz Torres - High ‘n’ Lo - Laxart, Los Angeles, CA

2006
   Rubén Ortiz Torres - Distancia Táctica - Galería OMR, Mexico City

2003
   Impure Beauty - Gallery 400 - University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

2001
   La adoración de los reyes - Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City

2000
   Rubén Ortiz Torres - Grazer Kunstverein, Graz
   Rubén Ortíz Torres - American Monarchy/Raza Cósmica - Jan Kesner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1998
   Alien Toyz - Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1995
   Rubén Ortíz Torres - The House of Mirrors - Jan Kesner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1993
   Rubén Ortíz Torres - Recent Work - Jan Kesner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

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2013
Description  Home Away - Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
   Essential - UCR Sweeney Art Gallery, Riverside, CA
   Pre-Columbian Remix - Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
   Intersections - Molaa Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA
   superreal: alternative realities in photography and video - El Museo del Barrio, New York City, NY
   Registro 03. Espejo/Reflejo - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey MARCO, Monterrey, NL

2012
   Tell Me A Tall Story - Molaa Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA
   Mexican Worlds: 25 Contemporary Photographers - Cer Modern, Ankara
   ¿Neomexicanismos? Ficciones identitarias en el México de los ochenta - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey MARCO, Monterrey, NL

2011
   Vantage Point - Oceanside Museum of Art (OMA), Oceanside, CA
   Before The Hangover: A Slice Of The Nineties From The Muac Collection - Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo - MUAC, Mexico City
   ¿Neomexicanismos? Ficciones identitarias en el México de los ochenta - Museo de Arte Moderno de Mexico City, Mexico City

2010
   Re:Cycle Bike Culture in Southern California - UCR Sweeney Art Gallery, Riverside, CA
   Hot to Cold | Cold to Hot - Emily Carr Institute, Vancouver, BC
   CHANGING THE FOCUS: THE ART OF LATIN AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHY (1990-2005) - Molaa Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA

2009
   Hecho en Casa - Museo de Arte Moderno de Mexico City, Mexico City
   Presencia Flagrante - Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City
   Petit Mal - Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo - MUAC, Mexico City
   5 Solos - Galería OMR, Mexico City

2008
   Sphinxx - Stuart Shave / Modern Art, London
   TRANSactions: Contemporary Latin American and Latino Art - Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE
Description and image  2008 California Biennial - California Pacific Triennial, Newport Beach
   Apariciones fantasmales. Arte después del movimiento chicano - Museo Tamayo, Mexico City
   2008 01SJ - ZERO1 Biennial, San Jose, CA
   TRANSactions: Contemporary Latin American and Latino Art - The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

2007
   Border Myths/Border Realities - UAM - University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA
Description Melbourne International Arts FestivalSound Art Limo, Melbourne - Melbourne International Arts Festival, Melbourne, VIC Send message
   Viva Mexico! - Zacheta - National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
   La Presencia - The Presence of Latin American Art in California Collections - Molaa Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA
   La era de la discrepancia - MUCA Roma - Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Arte, Mexico City
Description Armory International Art Fair (Piers)Sound Art Limo, NY - Armory International Art Fair (Piers), New York City, NY Send message

2006
   TRANSactions - Contemporary Latin American and Latino Art - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA
   Leaving Aztlán - Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
   Distor - Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City
   Abstraction - Diaz Contemporary, Toronto, ON
   Leaving Aztlán: Redux - Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Description and image  AUTO-NOM-MOBILE - Kasseler Kunstverein, Kassel

2005
   Southern Exposure - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA
   Open Maps - Latin American Photography 1991-2002 - Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki
Description and image  A Walk to Remenber - LACE - Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
Description and image  Eco - Arte contemporaneo mexicano - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
Description and image  Contiene Glutamato - Galería OMR, Mexico City
   In the Air: Projections of Mexico - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY

2004
   Strange Planet - Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Description  Sólo los personajes cambian - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey MARCO, Monterrey, NL
   Subway Series - The New York Yankees and the American Dream - Bronx Museum of the Arts (BxMA), New York City, NY
Description and image  The Interventionists: Art in the Social Sphere - Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art - MASSMoCA, North Adams, MA
Description and image  Nous venons en paix / Histoires des Amériques - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
   La Colmena - Fundación Jumex, Mexico City
   Multitasquin - Galería OMR, Mexico City

2003
Description and image  EL NOPAL PRESS - La Caja Negra, Madrid
   Mapas Oberts. Fotografía Latinoamericana 1991-2002 - La Virreina - Centre de la Imatge, Barcelona
   Ten by Twenty - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
   ALARMA! new art from Mexico City - RAID Projects, Los Angeles, CA
   Auto-nom - NRW-Forum Kultur und Wirtschaft, Dusseldorf

2002
Description  Passagers en transit - Institut du Mexique à Paris, Paris
Description  Mixed Feelings - Art and Culture in the Postborder Metropolis - USC Fisher Museum - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
   7 dilemas - Museo de Arte Moderno de Mexico City, Mexico City
   Mexico City: An Exhibition about the Exchange Rates of Bodies and Values - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   Monitor volume 2 - Gagosian Gallery, New York City, NY
   Eduardo Abaroa - Rubén Ortiz-Torres - Calimocho Styles - Galería OMR, Mexico City
   Object/Concept - University Art Gallery, UCSD, La Jolla, CA
   Lines of Sight : Views of the U.S./Mexican Border - UCR Sweeney Art Gallery, Riverside, CA
Description  Global Address - USC Fisher Museum - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

2001
   Phoenix Triennial 2001 - Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
   Cyborg Manifesto, or The Joy of Artifice - Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA

2000
   Ultra Baroque - Aspects of Post-Latin American Art - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA
Description  Made in California: Art, Image, and Identity, 1900-2000 - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
   Torres, Abaroa & Alvarez - Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
   Departures - 11 artists in the Getty - The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
   (extra)super[meta] - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

1999
   Tom Sachs - Sony Outsider - Rubén Ortiz Torres - Alien Toy - Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM

1998
   L.A. Stories - Engaging the City - Montgomery Art Center, Claremont, CA

1997
   InSite97 - inSite, San Diego, CA
   Michelle Grabner, Car & David Robbins, Liselot Van Der Heidjen, Jennifer Steinkamp, And Ruben Ortiz Torres - INOVA - Institute of Visual Arts, Milwaukee, WI

1996
   distant relations/cercanías distantes/clann i gcíin: a dialogue among chicano, irish, and mexican artists - Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

1995
   A Some of Us - Jan Kesner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1993
   Trade Routes - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY

1990
   Between Worlds: Contemporary Mexican Photography - Camden Arts Centre, London

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Mexico

 Galería OMR, Mexico City

USA

 Jan Kesner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

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Mexico

 Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City
 Museo de Arte Moderno de Mexico City, Mexico City

USA

 National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago, IL
 Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
 MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

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