Born in Mexico City, Mexico, 1970
Lives and works in Los Angeles, California
1995      M.A., Goldsmiths College University of London, UK
1992      Graduate in Visual Art, Nation School of Arts, U.N.A.M., Mexico
1990      Gabriel Orozco’s workshop with Abraham Cruzvillegas, Damián Ortega and Jerónimo López, Mexico
Awards and Grants
2011       The Armory Show, New York, Artist Commission
2007       OCA Office for Contemporary Art Norway, Artist in Residence
2006       Govett-Brewster Contemporary Art Gallery, Artist in Residence
2002       Atlantic Center for the Arts Master, Artist in Residence
1999       Omnilife México Premio Omnilife de Gráfica
1997       FONCA FONDO Beca de Apoyo a Jóvenes Creadores
Selected Solo Exhibitions
“Gabriel Kuri: with personal thanks to their contractual thingness,” Aspen Art Museum, Colorado
“Gabriel Kuri,” Regen Projects, Los Angeles, USA
“Gabriel Kuri: All Probability Resolves Into Form,” The Common Guild, Glasgow, UK
“Gabriel Kuri: Punto y Linea en el Altiplano,” Galleria Franco Noero, Torino, Italy
“Gabriel Kuri: bottled water branded water,” Parc Saint Leger Centre d’art Contemporain, Pougues-les-Eaux, France
“Gabriel Kuri,” Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway
“Gabriel Kuri: My 50% of Your 100%,” Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
“Gabriel Kuri,” kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico
“Gabriel Kuri: Classical Symmetry, Historical Data, Subjective Judgement,” Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK
“Gabriel Kuri: Before Contingency After the Fact,” South London Gallery, London, UK
“Gabriel Kuri: Carbon Index Compost Copy,” Esther Schipper, Berlin, Germany
“Nobody Needs to Know the Price of Your Saab,” Blaffer Art Museum, University of Houston, Houston, USA; travelled to The Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, Massachusetts, USA
“Join the Dots and Make a Point,” Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany; travelled to Kunstverein Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
“Soft Information in Your Hard Facts,” Museion of Modern and Contemporary Art, Bolzano, Italy
“3.66% of 3.66%,” Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy
“Model for a Victory Parade,” Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK
“Space Made to Measure Object, Made to Measure Space,” Esther Schipper, Berlin, Germany
“And Thanks in Advance,” Govett-Brewster, New Plymouth, New Zealand
“Dato Duro, Dato Blando, Dato, Ciego,” Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy
“Calorie Counting,” Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy
“Start to Stop Stopping,” Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium
“Let’s Go to Going to,” Freespace, Limburg, Netherlands
“Por Favor Gracias de Nada: Gabriel Kuri and Liam Gillick,” Kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico
“Recent Work,” Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, USA

“Momento de Importancia,” Museo Rufino Tamayo (Sala 7), Mexico City, Mexico; travelled to Aula Magna, Instituto Anglo-Mexicano, Mexico City, Mexico; Project Room, ARCO Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Selected Group Exhibitions
“Consumed,” University Art Museum (CSULB), Long Beach, USA
“Melting Walls: The Babel Trilogy,” curated by Sarit Shapira, University of Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
“In __We Trust,” Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, USA
“A History. Art, Architecture, Design from the 1980s Until Today,” Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
“Made in L.A. 2014,” Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA
“Between Critique and Absorption: Contemporary Art and Consumer Culture,” Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee, USA
“Auf Zeit. Was Hinter dem Putz Steckt,” Kunsthalle Baden Baden, Baden Baden, Germany
“Soft Pictures,” curated by Irene Calderoni, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
“México Inside Out: Themes in Art Since 1990,” Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, USA
“Xerography,” Firstsite Colchester, Colchester, UK
“Conspicuous Unusable,” Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, USA
“Only Parts of Us Will Ever Touch Parts of Others,” Galerie Thaddeaus Ropac, Paris, France
“Amicale Succursale; Prolongation, around ‘Wor((l)d)(k) in progress?,” Galerie Nächt St. Stephan-Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna, Austria
“Expanded Fields,” Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zurich, Switzerland
“Inaugural Exhibition by Gallery Artists,” Regen Projects, Los Angeles, USA
“The Living Years: Art after 1989,” The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
“Sculptural Matter,” Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia
“B. Wurtz & Co.,” Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, USA
“Pour un art pauvre (inventaire du monde et de l’atelier),” Carré d'art - Musée d'art contemporain de Nîmes, Nîmes, France
“ILLUMInations: 54 Biennale de Venezia,” Giardini y Arsenale, Venice, Italy
“Un'Espressione Geografica (A Geographical Expression),” Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
“Informellnatur,” Galerie Sabine Knust, Maximilian Verlag, Munich, Germany
“Keeping it Real: An Exhibition in 4 Acts: Act 4: Material Intelligence,” Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
“Frieze Projects 2010,” Frieze Art Fair, London, UK
“Out of Joint,” Galerie Kamm, Berlin, Germany
“Where Do We Go From Here? Selections from La Colección Jumex,” Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, USA
“One Leading Away from Another,” 303 Gallery, New York, USA
“The Concrete Show,” Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy
“Press Art. The Collection Annette and Peter Nobel,” Museum de Moderne Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
“89 Km. Colección CGAC,” Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo, Spain
“Languages and Experimentations,” MART, Rovereto, Italy
“Is this all there is?,” Lethaby Gallery, Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, London, UK
“Transurbaniac,” University Art Gallery, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, USA
“Che cosa sono le nuvole?,” Works from the Enea Righi Collection, Museion of Modern and Contemporary Art, Bolzano, Italy
“Berlin-Paris 2010,” Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris, France
“It is It,” Espacio 1414, San Juan, Puerto Rico
“Idiolect,” Wiels Contemporary Art Centre, Bruges, Belgium
“GAGARIN The Artists in their Own Words,” S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium
“Where Do We Go from Here?” Selections from La Colección Jumex, Bass Museum of Art, Miami, USA
“Eröffnung: Flüchtige Zeiten,” Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, Germany
 “Revolution of the Ordinary. The Order of Things,” Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
“Beginnings, Middles And Ends,” Kerstin Engholm Galerie, Vienna, Austria; Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria; Christine König Galerie, Vienna, Austria
“2da Trienal POli/Gráfica de San Juan: Améerica Latina y El Caribe,” Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, San Juan, Puerto Rico
“POP UP! On Realisms and Realities,” Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany
“All That Is Solid Melts Into Air,” Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium
“La Casa Que el Gato Construyó,” Galería Salvador Díaz, Madrid, Spain
“The Space of the Work and the Place of the Object,” Sculpture Center, Long Island City, USA
“Inauguración de Nuevo Espacio,” kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico
“La Invención de lo Cotidiano,” Museo Nacional de Arte, Mexico City, Mexico
“Recursos Incontrolables Y Otros Desplazamientos Naturales,” Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico
“Open Plan Living,” Helena Rubinstein Pavilion, Tel Aviv, Israel
“An Unruly History of the Readymade,” Fundación/Galería Jumex, Ecatepec, Mexico
“Library,” curated by Adam Carr, UOVO Open Office Berlin, Berlin, Germany
“Baghdad, Space Cog, Analyst,” Frith Street Gallery, London, UK
“Peripheral Vision and Collective Body,” Museion of Modern and Contemporary Art, Bolzano, Italy
“The Store,” Tulips & Roses, Vilnius, Lithuania
“Master Humphrey’s Clock,” De Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands
“Ephemera,” Green On Red Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
“Schüttelreime,” Office Baroque Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
“Supernatural,” Centro Cultural Andratx, Andratx, Spain
“Brave New Worlds,” Colección/Galería Jumex, Ecatepec, Mexico
5th Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany
“Unmonumental,” New Museum, New York, New York, USA
“Private Life. Josep Maria Civit Collection,” Centro de Arte y Naturaleza, Fundación Beulas, Huesca, Spain
“Fit to Print,” Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA
“Brave New Worlds,” Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
“Escultura Social: A New Generation of Art from Mexico City,” Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, USA
“Greed!” Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Ketchum, USA
“Domestic Irony. A Foray into Italy’s Private Collection,” Museion of Modern and Contemporary Art, Bolzano, Italy
“Expats & Clandestins,” Wiels Centre d’Art Contemporain, Brussels, Belgium
“Collector 1:The Gaia Collection,” Centro Sperimentale per le Arti Contemporanee, Caraglio, Italy
“Mapas, Cosmogonias e Puntos de Referencia,” Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
“Let Everything Be Temporary, or When is the Exhibition?,” Apexart, New York, USA
“Globalization: Indications|Side Effects|Warnings,” Espacio 1414, Santurce, Puerto Rico
“The Exotic Journey Ends,” kurimanzutto and Foksal Gallery Foundation, Warsaw, Poland
“Brighton Photo Biennial 2006,” Brighton Photo Biennial, Brighton, UK
“Los Ángeles/México. Complejidades y Heterogeneidad,” Museo José Luis Cuevas, Mexico City, Mexico
“Emergency Biennale in Chechnya, Centre A,” Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Vancouver, Canada
“Could Have Been the Weather,” Tatar Gallery, Toronto, Canada
“An Image Bank for Everyday Revolutionary Life,” The Roy and Edna Disney CalArts Theater and Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA
“Open-Ended: Pierre Bismuth, Michel François, and Gabriel Kuri,” Thomas Dane Gallery, London, UK
“En Route: Via Another Route (An Exhibition On Board the Trans-Siberian Train,” curated by Adam Carr, Trans-Siberian Train
“In This Colony,” Kunstfort Bij Vijfhuizen, Vijfhuizen, Netherlands
“Omaggio Al Quadrato,” Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy
“Post Notes,” Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, USA; traveled to Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
“Monuments for the USA,” CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, USA
“Emergency Biennale in Chechnya: A Suitcase from Paris to Grosny,” Grosny, Russia; traveled to Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France; Matrix Art Project, Brussels, Belgium; The European Academy, Bolzano, Italy; Isola Art Center, Milan, Italy; Neatliekama Biennale/Rigas Pietura, Riga, Latvia; Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, Estonia; Centre A, Vancouver, Canada; Laboratory Stop, Puebla, Mexico; 10th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey; 2008 World Social Forum and CCA Playspace Gallery, San Francisco, USA; Galeria Arsenal, Bialystok, Poland; ARTISTERIUM ‘O9, Tbilisi, Georgia
“Material Time/Work Time/Life Time,” Reykajavík Art Museum, Reykajavík, Iceland
“Feeling Strangely fine,” Galería Estrany - De la Mota, Barcelona, Spain
“Material Matters,” Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA
“From A to B and Back Again,” Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris, France
“I’ll Be Your Mirror,” organized by Fondazione Nicola Trussardi during Frieze Art Fair, City Inn Westminster Hotel guest rooms, London, UK
“Specific Objects: The Minimalist Influence,” Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, USA
“Around the Corner,” curated by Carolina Grau, Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisbon, Portugal
“Beating About the Bush,” South London Gallery, London, UK
“The Happy Worker,” Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, USA
“State of Play,” Serpentine Gallery, London, UK
“La Colmena,” Fundación/Galería Jumex, Ecatepec, Mexico
“Elephant Juice (Sexo Entre Amigos),” kurimanzutto and Restaurante los Manantiales, Xochimilco, Mexico City, Mexico
“50th Venice Biennale: Il Quotidiano Alterato,” Arsenale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
“Interludes,” curated by Francesco Bonami, 50th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
“Utopia Station,” 50th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy,; traveled to Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
“Living With Duchamp,” Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY, USA
“Supernova: Art of the 1990s from The Logan Collection,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
“Bienal Americas de Ponta Cabeza,” Fortaleza, Brazil
“Killing Time and Listening Between Lines,” La Colecciíon Jumex, Ecatepec, Mexico
“Siete Dilemas: Diálogos en el Arte Mexicano,” Museo d’Art Moderno, Mexico City, Mexico
“Exile on Main Street,” Nieuwe Internationaal Cultureel Centrum, Antwerp, Belgium, Germany
“México D.F.: An Exhibition About the Exchange Rates of Bodies and Values, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, USA; traveled to Kunstwerke, Berlin, Germany
“Locus Focus,” Sonsbeek 9, Arnhem, Netherlands
“Dedallic Convention,” MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art, Vienna, Austria
“Escultura Mexicana Siglo XX,” Museo de Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico
“Summer Show,” Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York, USA
“kurimanzutto at Galerie Chantal Crousel,” Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
“Permanencia Voluntaria,” kurimanzutto, Cinemanía Plaza Loreto, Mexico City, Mexico
“New Sitings. Contemporary Projects 4,” Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, USA
“Age of Influence: Reflections in the Mirror of American Culture,” Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, USA
“c/o la Ciudad,” Galerie SAW Gallery, Ottawa, Canada
“Yo y Mi Circunstancia,” Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada
“Talleres: Art from Guadalajara Workshops,” Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
“Dobles Vides (in collaboration with Taller General: Abraham Cruzvillegas, Gabriel Orozco and Damián Ortega),” Barcelona, Spain
“OLDnewTOWN,” Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York, USA
“Cinco Continentes Y Una Ciudad,” Museo de la Ciudad de México, Mexico City, Mexico
“Economía de Mercado,” Galería Kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico
“La Sala del Artista,” Galería Kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico
“Lines of Loss,” Artists Space, New York, USA
“Transatlantic,” Incubator Gallery, London, Konstakuten, Stockholm, Sweden, CASE, Harlem, The Netherlands
“Moment Ginza,” Le Magasin Centre National d’Art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble, France
“Tres Espacios,” Art & Idea, Mexico City, Mexico
“Offside! Contemporary Artists and Football,” Manchester City Art Galleries, Colchester First Site, Colchester, UK
“Yerself Is Steam,” 85 Charlotte Street, London, UK
“I Feel Explosion,” Flat above Arndale Centre, Manchester, UK
“MA Degree Show,” Goldsmiths College, London, UK
“Art Koln,” Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Cologne, Germany
“Private View,” Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK
“The Return of Cadavre Exquis,” The Drawing Centre, New York, USA
“Otros Especímenes,” Museo Universitario del Chopo, Mexico City, Mexico
“Calma instalaciones,” Temístocles 44, Mexico City, Mexico
“D.F. Art from Mexico City,” Blue Star Art Space, San Antonio, USA
“Reconsideración del Paisaje,” Club Hípico La Sierra, Mexico City, Mexico
“Aire fresco en el verano del amor,” Galería División Arte México D.F, Mexico City, Mexico
“De cabeza,” Galería Polyforum Siqueiros, Mexico City, Mexico
“Novos Valores Da Arte Contemporanea e Internacional,” Museu de Arte de Brasília, Brasilia, Brazil
Public Collections
CAC Malaga, Malaga, Spain
Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Frac des Pays de la Loire, Carquefou, France
Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA
Museion of Modern and Contemporary Art, Bolzano, Italy
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, USA
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, USA
Museo Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico
Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, USA
Tate Modern, London, UK
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA


Gabriel Kuri
Jun 4, 2015 - Jul 5, 2015


Gabriel Kuri


Exhibition: Gabriel Kuri