MARCO Vigo

MARCO MUSEO DE ARTE CONTEMPORÁNEA DE VIGO | Rúa Príncipe 54
36202 Vigo

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artists & participants

Angeles AgrelaEfrain AlmeidaChema AlvargonzalezCarlos AmoralesXoan AnleoVasco AraujoTxomin BadiolaStephan BalkenholJose BecharaHerbert BrandlJean-Marc BustamantePedro Cabrita ReisFernando Castro FlorezSandro ChiaSantiago CirugedaChema CoboJohn CoplansAngela de la CruzWalter DahnThomas DemandJiri Georg DokoupilHelmut DornerOlafur EliassonRoland FischerGünther FörgLiam GillickCurro GonzalezLuis GordilloDouglas GordonKatharina GrosseCao GuimaraesFederico GuzmanJonathan HernandezJose Antonio Hernandez-DiezFederico HerreroThomas HirschhornCandida HöferCarsten HöllerSarah JonesMartin KippenbergerImi KnoebelStefan KürtenAbraham LacalleAnton LamazaresFrancisco LeiroMichel MajerusInigo Manglano-OvalleCarlo Maria MarianiArmando MarinoMateo MateChelo MatesanzJonathan MeeseAna MendietaTracey MoffattVik MunizAntoni MuntadasAntonio MuradoMiquel NavarroShirin NeshatErnesto NetoManuel OcampoJulian OpieDamian OrtegaJose Pedro CroftJorge PerianesAdrian PiperFiona RaeRuben Ramos BalsaBernardi RoigJuan Carlos RomanUgo RondinoneThomas RuffAnri SalaDavid SalleFernando Sanchez CastilloKarin SanderCharles SandisonDiego SantomeJulião SarmentoGregor SchneiderAndreas SchulzeRoman SignerDJ SimpsonValeska SoaresSusana SolanoFrank ThielBaltazar TorresJuan UsléJavier VallhonratManuel Vilarino 

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Catalogue: To accompany the exhibition, the MARCO has brought out a trilingual catalogue (Galician, Castilian, English) which includes texts by the curator, Fernando Castro, ‘Portrait (or Map) of the Collector (Poisoned by the Extraordinary)’; Seve Penelas, ‘Fascicle 2008: from Francisco Leiro to Olafur Eliasson. Notes on the context of present-day collecting in Galicia’; and Javier Fuentes Feo, ‘Beyond Mimesis and Pictorial Essence. A (Brief) Approximation to the Multiplicity of Painting’, as well as a list of the participating artists and photographs and technical details of the exhibits.

The curators: Fernando Castro Flórez (Plasencia, 1964) is Senior Lecturer of Aesthetics and Art Theory at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and imparts the Master’s degree in Art at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He has been the academic co-ordinator of the Instituto de Estética y Teoría de las Artes, co-director of the Encuentros Internacionales de Arte Contemporáneo de ARCO, and co-director of the Simposium de Arte Latinoamericano del Consorcio de Museos de la Generalitat Valenciana. He has given doctorate courses, classes and conferences in numerous universities and museums, both in Spain and abroad, and has sat on the editorial committees of several magazines, newspapers, and specialised reviews. He is currently the art critic of ABCD las Artes y las Letras, columnist of the review Descubrir el Arte, and director of Cuadernos del IVAM, as well as a regular contributor in other reviews and a member of museum committees and organisms devoted to contemporary art. He is the author of the books Elogio de la pereza. Notas para una estética del cansancio; El texto íntimo. Kafka, Rilke y Pessoa; Nostalgias del trapero y otros textos contra la cultura del espectáculo; Escaramuzas. El arte en el tiempo de la demolición; Fasten Seat Belt. Cuaderno de campo de un crítico de arte; Fight Club. Consideraciones en torno al arte contemporáneo; Mensajes sin código. Notas sobre la fotografía; Sainetes y otros desafueros del arte contemporáneo; and of monographic studies on Joan Miró, Benjamín Palencia, Eugenio Fernández Granell, and Nacho Criado, among others.

Amongst his most notable projects as an exhibitions curator are Tony Cragg (MNCARS), Antón Patiño (CGAC), Nacho Criado (IVAM), Carlos Capelán and Florentino Díaz (MEIAC), Chema Cobo (Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo), Luis Gordillo (Círculo de Bellas Artes), Txomin Badiola (La Gallera, Valencia), Bernardí Roig (Casal Solleric, Palma de Mallorca, and Museo Jacobo Borges, Caracas), ‘Joan Miro. Horizonte poético’ (Art Museum of Nuoro, Sardinia), Uiso Alemany (Palazzo Medici-Ricardi, Florence), José Sanleón (Centro Wilfredo Lam, Havana, and Antiguos Graneros, Venice), Victor Mira (Museo Pablo Serrano, Zaragoza), ‘Desplazamientos. Escultura española contemporánea’ (Mie Prefectural Museum, Japan), ‘Pay attention Please’ (Art Museum of Nuoro, Sardinia), ‘Políticas de la Diferencia. Arte Latinoamericano de los años noventa’ (Centro de Convenciones de Recife, Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires), ‘Down’ (Galería Zonca & Zonca, Milán), ‘(Post)performance y otros acontecimientos paradójicos’ (Centre Espais de Arte Contemporáneo, Girona), ‘Show y Basura. (Acciones, emplazamientos y briconsejos’ (Foro Sur, Cáceres), ‘Catastrofi minime’ (Art Museum of Nuoro, Sardinia), ‘Fuego Camina Conmigo. Bienal de Caracas’ (Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas), Colección de Fotografía del IVAM, among others. He is holder of the Premio Espais de Crítica de Arte for the best curatorial project.

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PRIVATE PASSIONS, PUBLIC VISIONS
(Pasións Privadas, Visións Públicas)
Kurator: Fernando Castro Florez

Künstler: Angeles Agrela, Efrain Almeida, Berta Alvarez Caccamo, Chema Alvargonzalez, Carlos Amorales, Xoan Anleo, Vasco Araujo, Txomin Badiola, Stephan Balkenhol, Ignacio Basallo, Jose Bechara, Herbert Brandl, Jean-Marc Bustamante, Pedro Cabrita Reis, Sandro Chia, Santiago Cirugeda Parejo, Chema Cobo, John Coplans, Jose Pedro Croft, Angela de la Cruz, Walter Dahn, Alberto Datas, Thomas Demand, Jirí Georg Dokoupil, Helmut Dorner, Olafur Eliasson, Roland Fischer, Günther Förg, Liam Gillick, Curro Gonzalez, Luis Gordillo, Douglas Gordon, Katharina Grosse, Cao Guimaraes, Federico Guzman, Jonathan Hernandez, Jose Antonio Hernandez-Diez, Federico Herrero, Thomas Hirschhorn, Candida Höfer, Carsten Höller, Sarah Jones, Martin Kippenberger, Imi Knoebel, Stefan Kürten, Abraham Lacalle, Anton Lamazares, Francisco Leiro, Michel Majerus, Inigo Manglano-Ovalle, Carlo Maria Mariani, Armando Marino, Mateo Mate, Chelo Matesanz, Jonathan Meese, Ana Mendieta, Tracey Moffatt, Vik Muniz, Antoni Muntadas, Antonio Murado, Miquel Navarro, Shirin Neshat, Ernesto Neto, Javier Nunez-Gasco, Manuel Ocampo, Julian Opie, Damian Ortega, Simon Pacheco, Manolo Paz, Jorge Perianes, Adrian Piper, Pedro Proenca, Fiona Rae, Ruben Ramos Balsa, Bernardi Roig, Juan Carlos Roman, Ugo Rondinone, Thomas Ruff, Anri Sala, David Salle, Fernando Sanchez Castillo, Karin Sander, Charles Sandison, Diego Santome, Julião Sarmento, Gregor Schneider, Andreas Schulze, Roman Signer, DJ Simpson, Valeska Soares, Susana Solano, Frank Thiel, Baltazar Torres, Juan Uslé, Javier Vallhonrat, Manuel Vilarino