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Oscar Murillo
(Colombian, 1986)
 
Biography
Exhibitions
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Born in 1986, La Paila, Colombia
Lives and works in various locations

 
EDUCATION
2012  M.F.A, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2007  B.F.A, University of Westminster, London, UK
 
 
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018
Catalyst, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Paradoxon Spirituale, Instituto de Visión, Bogotá, Colombia *
Oscar Murillo: the build-up of content and information, David Zwirner, Hong Kong

2017          
Capsule 07: Oscar Murillo, Haus der kunst, Munich, Germany
Oscar Murillo., CAPC museé d'art contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France [Part of The Economy of Living Things - A Satellite Programme 2017]
Oscar Murillo. Estructuras resonantes. Satellite 10: une proposition de Osei Bonsu, Concorde, Paris, France [part of The Economy of Living Things - A Satellite Programme 2017]
 
2016          
Oscar Murillo: through patches of corn, wheat and mud, David Zwirner, New York, USA
Oscar Murillo: land with lost olive trees, Isabella Bortolozzi Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Oscar Murillo: meet me! Mr. Superman, Nouveau Musée National de Monaco, Monaco
Oscar Murillo, Yarat Contemporary Art Centre, Baku, Azerbaijan
 
2015         
Oscar Murillo: binary function
, David Zwirner, London, UK
Oscar Murillo: Condiciones aún por titular, Museo de Arte de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia
Oscar Murillo: De marcha ¿una rumba?...no, sólo un desfile con ética y estética., Centro Cultural, Daoíz y Velarde, Madrid, Spain [part of ArcoColombia]
Oscar Murillo: Lucky dip, Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, New York, USA [part of Performa 15]
Oscar Murillo: A prophecy in the history of things, Artpace, San Antonio, USA [part of Spring 2015 Artist-in-Residence Program]
 
2014         
Oscar Murillo: An average work rate with a failed goal, 40mcube, Rennes, France [part of 4th Ateliers de Rennes - Biennale d’art contemporain: PLAY TIME]
Oscar Murillo: Distribution Center, The Mistake Room, Los Angeles, USA
Oscar Murillo: A Mercantile Novel, David Zwirner, New York, USA
Oscar Murillo: we don't work sundays, Casa de la Calle Soledad, Cartagena, Colombia [part of 1st International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Cartagena de Indias]
Oscar Murillo: we don’t work sundays, Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris, France
 
2013         
Oscar Murillo: Dinner at the members club? Yes! i’ll have a black americano first pls, Carlos/Ishikawa, London, UK
Oscar Murillo: if I was to draw a line, this journey started approximately 400km north of the equator, South London Gallery, London, UK 
Oscar Murillo: Ossie’s Bingo Boutique, Showroom MAMA, Rotterdam, Netherlands 
Oscar Murillo: Ramón how was trade today? Have a break... Sit! Enjoy the food, but you’re not welcomed at the table, Isabella Bortolozzi Galerie, Berlin, Germany

2012         
Oscar Murillo: Breed like flies and die as fast, Saturday Seminars, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK
Oscar Murillo: The Cleaners’ Late Summer Party with Comme des Garçons, Park Nights, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK
Oscar Murillo: Seven Postures, Fundação Manuel Antonio da Mota, Porto, Portugal
Oscar Murillo: work, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA 

2011         
Oscar Murillo: animals die from eating too much - bingo!, Carlos/Ishikawa, London, UK
Oscar Murillo: animals die from eating too much - yoga, Hotel, London, UK
Oscar Murillo: Arepas y Tamales, Cole Contemporary, London, UK
Oscar Murillo: Boomerang, Hilary Crisp, London, UK [two-person exhibition with Marianne Spurr]
 
*asterisk denotes two-person show


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018     
SIART Bolivia, Bienal Internacional de Arte: Los Origines de la Noche,La Paz [forthcoming]
Cry of Victory and Short Walks to Freedom: Over you / you, Kranzberg Arts Center, St. Louis, USA
2nd Industrial Art Biennial: On the Shoulders of Fallen Giants, Muzej moderne I suvremene umjetnosti (MMSU), Rijeka, Croatia
10th Berlin Biennale: We don’t need another hero, Berlin, Germany
Actions. The image of the world can be different, Kettle’s Yard, University of Cambridge, UK
Condo: Mexico City, Condo, LABOR Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico
David Zwirner: 25 Years, David Zwirner, New York, USA
Emerald City, K11 Art Foundation, Hong Kong
Geographies of Imagination, Dis-Othering: Beyond Afropolitan and Other Labels, SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
IN/SITU, EXPO Chicago, Navy Pier, Chicago, USA

2017         
The Absent Museum
, Wiels Centre d’Art Contemporain, Brussels, Belgium 
Archive: Commissions from Performa’s Archive, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
Condo: A collaborative exhibition by 36 galleries across 15 London spaces, Carlos/Ishikawa, London, UK
Everything we see could also be otherwise (My sweet little lamb), The Show Room, London, UK
Fragile State, PinchukArtCentre, Kiev, Ukraine
Jerusalem Lives (Tahya Al Quds), The Palestinian Museum, Birzeit, Palestine
A Poet*hical Wager, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Sharjah Biennial 13: Tamawuj, Sharjah Art Foundation, United Arab Emirates
Spots, Dots, Pips, Tiles: An Exhibition About Dominoes, Perez Art Museum Miami, USA
Stitch, Columbus College of Art & Design, Ohio, USA
Thread Benefit Exhibition, David Zwirner, New York, USA
 
2016         
2nd Hangzhou Triennial of Fiber Art 2016, Hangzhou, China
3rd Aichi Triennial. Homo Faber: A Rainbow Caravan, Japan
5th Anyang Public Art Project (APAP), Anyang, Korea
6th Marrakech Biennale: Not New Now, Marrakech, Morocco
20th Biennale of Sydney: The future is already here—it’s just not evenly distributed, Sydney, Australia [catalogue]
A Joseph Beuys, Galería Cadaqués, Spain
Blackness in Abstraction, Pace Gallery, New York, USA
Room Services, Printed Matter New York Art Book Fair, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, New York, USA [collaboration with Mandy El-Sayegh and Yutaka Sone]
Towards a Larger World, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
WORD, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York, USA
 
2015         
25th Anniversary Exhibition, London Gallery West, University of Westminster, London, UK
31st Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts: Over you / you, Ljubljana, Slovenia
56th Venice Biennale: All the World’s Futures, Giardini and Arsenale, Venice, Italy 
Albert the kid is ghosting, David Roberts Art Foundation, London, UK
Full of Peril and Weirdness: Painting as a Universalism, M WOODS, Beijing, China
Vom Grossen und Ganzen. Die Sammlung Haus N - Teil 1, Herbert Gerisch-Stiftung, Neumünster, Germany
 
2014         
4th Ateliers de Rennes - Biennale d’art contemporain: PLAY TIME / Work as Play, Art as Thought, Fonds régional d'art contemporain Bretagne, Rennes, France
Beware Wet Paint, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK [itinerary: Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin]
dépendance at Carlos/Ishikawa: The Hawker, Carlos/Ishikawa, London, UK
Don’t You Know Who I Am? Art After Identity Politics, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium 
The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA 
Fútbol: The Beautiful Game, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, USA
Justin Matherly, Oscar Murillo, David Ostrowski, Tobias Pils, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland
Made by Brazilians, Cidade Matarazzo, São Paulo, Brazil 
Pangaea: New Art from Africa and Latin America, Saatchi Gallery, London
RE: Painted | ‘Painting’ from the collection, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst (S.M.A.K.), Ghent, Belgium
Surface(S)/Prise(S), Galerie Christophe Gaillard, Paris, France
This Has Nothing To Do With Politics, The Function Room, London, UK
To Have and to Hold, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA
transgression, Philara - Sammlung zeitgenössischer Kunst, Düsseldorf, Germany
 
2013         
1986-2013 / An Artist Collecting Art, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Vestfossen, Norway
Anamericana, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy
Folk Devil, David Zwirner, New York, USA
GRUNDFRAGE (FUNDAMENTAL QUESTION), Centre Rhénan d’Art Contemporain Alsace, Altkirch, France 
Transforming the Known: Works from the Bert Kreuk Collection, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag,The Hague, The Netherlands 
Xstraction, The Hole, New York, USA
 
2012         
Glaze, Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris, France
Into the Surface, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy
Movement in Three Parts, Nicole Klagsbrun, New York, USA
Vers la lune en passant par la plage/To the Moon via the Beach, Amphitheatre Arles, France [organized by LUMA Foundation]
 
2011         
[Galeria Regresso], Memorial do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Insurgencies, Angus-Hughes Gallery, London, UK
Interim Show, Royal College of Art, London, UK
Jessica Dickinson, Oscar Murillo, Cammie Staros, and Phil Wagner, Mihai Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Responsive Eye, London Gallery West, University of Westminster, London, UK
 
2010         
Next/Episodes, Kingsgate Gallery, London, UK
Nothing gold can stay, 3YE Project Space, London, UK
Nothing gold can stay part II, Galerie Meinblau, Berlin, Germany
Ratios, Slade School of Fine Art Research Centre, London, UK
 
2009         
mono-ha, Jonathan Viner/Fortescue Avenue, London, UK
RAW, Soup Gallery, London, UK
                     
2008         
A Gothic Story
, Shoreditch Town Hall, London, UK
Zero de Conduite, Elevator Gallery, London, UK
 

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudego, Turin, Italy
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA
Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA
Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst (S.M.A.K.), Ghent, Belgium