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Yoshua Okon  1970, MX

Rank (2014): 1437 – 


Yoshua Okon, Canned laughten
Canned laughten, 2009

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USA 47
Mexico 15
Spain 11
Italy 7
Belgium 7

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Artist Rank
Francis Alys  15 14
Miguel Calderón  1791 12
Carlos Amorales  447 12
Minerva Cuevas  1158 12

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AEROPLASTICS contemporary AEROPLASTICS contemporary, Belgium 5
  Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico 4

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1970 Born in Mexico City (MX)

1990 - 1994 BFA, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 125  Please report missing Information

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   Salò Island - University Art Galleries - Claire Trevor School of the Arts, Irvine, CA

   Yoshua Okón: Octopus - Cornerhouse, Manchester
   Yoshua Okón: Falk Visiting Artist - Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC

   Poulpe - Galerie Mor-Charpentier, Paris

   Yoshua Okon - Obra Reciente - Revolver Galeria, Lima
   Yoshua Okon - Kaufman Repetto, Milan
   Hammer Projects - Yoshua Okón - UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
   HH - Baró Galeria, São Paulo
   Coyoterías - Ignacio Liprandi Arte Contemporáneo, Buenos Aires

   Yoshua Okón: 2007-2010 - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

   Chille - Galería Gabriela Mistral, Santiago
   Ventanilla única - Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City
   Yoshua Okon - Canned Laughter - Viafarini, Milan

   Yoshua Okon - Revolver Galeria, Lima
Description and image  Yoshua Okon - SUBTITLE - Lothringer13 - Städtische Kunsthalle München, Munich

   Yoshua Okon - - The Project, New York City, NY (closed)

   Yoshua Okon - Galería espacio mínimo, Madrid

   Yoshua Okon - - The Project, New York City, NY (closed)

   Yoshua Okon - Galería Enrique Guerrero, Mexico City

   Yoshua Okon - Galería Enrique Guerrero, Mexico City

   Rinoplastia - Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City

   Oríllese a la orilla - Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City


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   10th Gwangju Biennale - Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju
Description  In Motion: Borders and Migrations - Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, UT
   Permission To Be Global / Prácticas Globales: Latin American Art from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection - MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
   La Historia La Escriben Los Vencedores - OTR espacio de arte, Madrid

  CIFO - Cisneros Fontanals Art FoundationPermission To Be Global / Practicas Globales: Latin American Art from the Ella Fontanals Cisneros Collection - CIFO - Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, FL Send message
Description  Home Away - Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
   México Inside Out: Themes in Art Since 1990 - The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
   No Bingo for Felons - Arcadia University Art Gallery , Glenside, PA
Description  2013 California-Pacific Triennial - California Pacific Triennial, Newport Beach
   The Last Laugh - Apexart, New York City, NY
   ¡Oye, Mira! Reflective Approaches in Contemporary Latin American Video Art - Walter and McBean Galleries at San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
   Silver - Revolver Galeria, Lima

   Suporte / Leilao De Parede - PIVÔ, São Paulo
   Coletiva - Baró Galeria, São Paulo

   Agitated Histories - Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
   Incongru. Quand l'art fait rire - Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne
   When the Impossible Happens - GAM - Civica Galleria d'Arte Moderna di Gallarate, Gallarte, VA
   Synthetic Ritual - Pitzer Art Galleries, Claremont, CA
   Love From Hell - Divus Prager Kabarett, Prague
   Before The Hangover: A Slice Of The Nineties From The Muac Collection - Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo - MUAC, Mexico City
   The Workers - Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art - MASSMoCA, North Adams, MA

   Proyecto Juárez - Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City
   Crossing [Travessias] - Paço das Artes, São Paulo
   Arsenal - Baró Galeria, São Paulo
   Creative Tensions - National Center For Contemporary Art (NCCA) - Ekaterinburg Branch - Ekaterinburg, Yekaterinburg
   El horizonte del topo | The Mole's Horizon - BOZAR - Palais des Beaux-Arts / Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels

   That’s all Folks! - Cultuurcentrum Brugge, Bruges
   Noise - Galerie Sfeir-Semler - Beirut, Beirut
   the rustle of language - Kaufman Repetto, Milan
   On the shoulders of davids - JAUS, Los Angeles, CA
   Raymond Pettibon & Yoshua Okon: Hipnostasis - Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
   Extra Extra - China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles, CA

   Se Permuta - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Oaxaca, Oaxaca
   Electioneering - Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, Fort Worth, TX
   TRAGICOMEDIA - Museo de Cadiz, Cádiz
   Gustos, colecciones y cintas de vídeo - CA2M - Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Móstoles
   Deadly Serious - EXPRMNTL Galerie, Toulouse
   Laugh track - YUM21C, Brussels
   Lugares Comunes - La Experiencia Collectiva e el Video Latinoamericana - Centro José Guerrero, Granada
Description and image  Amateurs - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
   Laughing in a foreign language - Hayward Gallery, London

   Viva Mexico! - Zacheta - National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
   6ª Bienal do Mercosul: A Terceira Margem do Rio - Bienal do Mercosul, Porto Alegre
Description and image  Das Phantastische Geheimnis des exotischen Universums - - Galerie Birgit Ostermeier, Berlin (closed, 2011)
   Escultura Social: A New Generation of Art from Mexico City - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
   Love Addiction: pratiche video dal ‘61 ad oggi - GC.AC - Galleria Comunale d'Arte Contemporanea di Monfalcone, Monfalcone
   The Believers - Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art - MASSMoCA, North Adams, MA
   La era de la discrepancia - MUCA Roma - Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Arte, Mexico City

   Ruby Satelite - UCR / California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA
   The Jewish Identity Project - The Contemporary Jewish Museum San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
   NEOCON - Contemporary Returns to Conceptual Art - The British School at Rome, Rome
Description  SCAPE 2006 - don’t misbehave! - SCAPE Biennial of Art in Public Space, Christchurch
   Equal And Less Equal - Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem
Description and image AEROPLASTICS contemporaryALL FOR ONE, ONE FOR ALL - AEROPLASTICS contemporary, Brussels Send message
Description  neo-con. Contemporary Returns to Conceptual Art - Apexart, New York City, NY
   Ruby Satellite - Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
Description  ... a room with Dickreiter, Heidenpeter, Lotz, Maiwald, Mascher, Okon, Parkina - - Galerie Michael Janssen - Köln, Cologne (closed, 2007)
   Group Exhibition - Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzliya
   Proximamente... - Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City
Description  Blessed are the Merciful - Kinz + Tillou, New York City, NY
   Passion/Provocation: Photography and Video in the collection of Teófilo Cohen - Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City
   Dark Places - Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

   America Tropical - Institut du Mexique à Paris, Paris
   T1 Torino Triennale Tremusei - - Torino Trienniale, Turin (closed)
   Day Labor - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
  AEROPLASTICS contemporaryOracle of Truth - AEROPLASTICS contemporary, Brussels Send message
   Transfixed - New Media & the Body - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
Description AEROPLASTICS contemporaryBoost in the Shell - AEROPLASTICS contemporary, Brussels Send message
   Human Nature - - Wings Projects Art Space, St-Prex (closed)
   Human Nature - Pump House Gallery, London
Description and image  Monuments to the USA - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
   Register the Distance II - - Borusan Sanat Galerisi / Borusan Art Gallery, Istanbul (closed, 2006)
   Mash-Up! - Grand Arts, Kansas City, MO
   Mexico 70 - Casa del Lago, Mexico City

Description  Adaptive Behavior - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
   No lo llames Performance = Don´t call it Performance - El Museo del Barrio, New York City, NY
Description  No lo llames performance - Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (CAAC), Sevilla
Description Feigen ContemporaryBlessed are the Merciful - Feigen Contemporary, New York City, NY Send message
   Fishing in International Waters - New Aquisitions from the Latin American Collec - Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX

   Change of Values. Works from the ARCO Foundation Collection - EACC - Espai d´Art Contemporani de Castelló, Castellon de la Plana
   Group Show: HOVERING - - Peres Projects - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA (closed, 2010)
   No lo llames performance - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
   No lo llames Performance = Don´t call it Performance - Centro Parraga, Murcia
   8th International İstanbul Biennial 2003 - International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
Description and image  Strangers: the first ICP triennial of photography and video - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
Description and image  “Terror Chic“ - - Monika Sprüth Philomene Magers, Munich (closed)
Description and image AEROPLASTICS contemporaryFemale Turbulence - AEROPLASTICS contemporary, Brussels Send message
   Fuera de Campo - Ex Teresa Arte Actual, Mexico City
   No, Trespassing - - Priska C. Juschka Fine Art, New York City, NY (closed)

   Mexico City: An Exhibition about the Exchange Rates of Bodies and Values - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   2002 California Biennial - California Pacific Triennial, Newport Beach
   2002: Mfa #3 - Broad Art Center - UCLA New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Description and image  Coartadas / Alibis - Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam
Description  Alibis / coartadas - Institut du Mexique à Paris, Paris

   Políticas de la Diferencia: arte iberoamericano, fin de siglo - MALBA Colección Costantini - Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
   El final del eclipse - Palacio de los Condes de Gabia, Granada
   Interstices - - SolwayJones, Los Angeles, CA (closed, 2010)
   El final del eclipse - Sede Social de Telefónica, Madrid
   Sala de Recuperación - Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City
   Zoning - - The Project, New York City, NY (closed)
   City of Fictions - Mercer Union - A Centre For Contemporary Visual Art, Toronto, ON

   c/o la Ciudad: working in Mexico City - Blackwood Gallery at the University of Toronto , Mississauga, ON

   Tierra, identidades dispersas - MUCA Roma - Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Arte, Mexico City


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 Baró Galeria, São Paulo


 La Central, Bogota


 Galerie Mor-Charpentier, Paris


 Kaufman Repetto, Milan


 Revolver Galeria, Lima


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 Fondazione Morra Greco, Naples


 Galeria Jumex, Mexico City

United Kingdom

 Tate Modern, London


 Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX
www.cifo.orgCIFO - Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, FL eMail
 Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach


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