Oscar Murillo Biography Selected press
All the World‘s Futures
2015, Installation view, 56th Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
All the World‘s Futures
2015, Installation view, 56th Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
All the World‘s Futures
2015, Installation view, 56th Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
All the World‘s Futures
2015, Installation view, 56th Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
All the World‘s Futures
2015, Installation view, 56th Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
All the World‘s Futures
2015, Installation view, 56th Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
condiciones aún por titular
2015, Installation view, Museo de Arte de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota
condiciones aún por titular
2015, Installation view, Museo de Arte de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota
condiciones aún por titular
2015, Installation view, Museo de Arte de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota
condiciones aún por titular
2015, Installation view, Museo de Arte de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota
condiciones aún por titular
2015, Installation view, Museo de Arte de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota
condiciones aún por titular
2015, Installation view, Museo de Arte de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota
condiciones aún por titular
2015, Installation view, Museo de Arte de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota
condiciones aún por titular
2015, Installation view, Museo de Arte de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota
De Marcha ... ¿Una Rumba? No, sólo un desfile con ética y estética
2015, Installation view, Centro Cultural Daoíz y Velarde, Madrid
De Marcha ... ¿Una Rumba? No, sólo un desfile con ética y estética
2015, Installation view, Centro Cultural Daoíz y Velarde, Madrid
De Marcha ... ¿Una Rumba? No, sólo un desfile con ética y estética
2015, Installation view, Centro Cultural Daoíz y Velarde, Madrid
Ramón, how was trade today? enjoy the food but you’re not welcome at this table
2013, video 28’ 9”
De Marcha ... ¿Una Rumba? No, sólo un desfile con ética y estética
2015, Installation view, Centro Cultural Daoíz y Velarde, Madrid
Ramón, how was trade today? enjoy the food but you’re not welcome at this table (excerpt)
2013, video 28’ 9” (full version)
no problem
2015, Oil stick, oil paint on canvas and linen
De Marcha ... ¿Una Rumba? No, sólo un desfile con ética y estética
2015, Installation view, Centro Cultural Daoíz y Velarde, Madrid
The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World
2014, Installation view, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
2+
2014, Oil stick, oil paint, dirt on canvas and linen, 210 x 165 cm
A Mercantile Novel
2014, Installation view, David Zwirner, New York
A Mercantile Novel
2014, Installation view, David Zwirner, New York
A Mercantile Novel
2014, Installation view, David Zwirner, New York
if I was to draw a line, this journey started approximately 400km north of the equator
2013, Installation view, South London Gallery
if I was to draw a line, this journey started approximately 400km north of the equator
2013, Installation view, South London Gallery
if I was to draw a line, this journey started approximately 400km north of the equator
2013, Installation view, South London Gallery
Dinner at the members club? Yes! i'll have a black americano first pls
2013, Installation view, Carlos/Ishikawa London
Welcome to the members club (excerpt)
2013, video 43’ 30 ” (full version)
Dinner at the members club? Yes! i'll have a black americano first pls
2013, Installation view, Carlos/Ishikawa London
Dinner at the members club? Yes! i'll have a black americano first pls
2013, Installation view, Carlos/Ishikawa London
Dinner at the members club? Yes! i'll have a black americano first pls
2013, Installation view, Carlos/Ishikawa London
Dinner at the members club? Yes! i'll have a black americano first pls
2013, Installation view, Carlos/Ishikawa London
Untitled (la era de la sinceridad)
2013, Silkscreen, oil paint, oil stick, aluminium foil, dirt, copper, 155 x 105 cm
untitled (stack paintings)
2013, Oil paint, oil stick, dirt, 340 x 280 cm
poker
2013, Oil paint, oil stick, dirt, 250 x 195 cm
untitled
2013, Oil paint, oil stick, dirt, 225 x 175 cm
an everyday activity #3
Dirt, oil stick, oil paint and thread on canvas, 115 x 119 cm
untitled
2012, Oil, oil stick and dirt on canvas, 216 x 280 cm
The Harvest - 2013
2014, Oil stick, oil paint, graphite, polypropylene rice bags and dirt on stitched canvas, 242 x 193 cm
fry up (stack paintings)
2012, Oil, oil stick, graphite, spray paint and dirt on canvas, 245 x 455 cm
Untitled
2011, dirt, oil, graphite on canvas, 80 x 82 cm
animals die for eating too much! yoga
2011, Performance at Hotel, London
animals die for eating too much! yoga
2011, Performance at Hotel, London
animals die for eating too much! yoga
2011, Performance at Carlos/Ishikawa, London
animals die for eating too much! yoga
2011, Performance at Carlos/Ishikawa, London
animals die for eating too much! yoga
2011, Performance at Carlos/Ishikawa, London
Biography

Oscar Murillo (b. 1986, Colombia)
Lives and works in London

2012: MA Painting, Royal College of Art, London
2007: BA Fine Art, University of Westminster, London


Solo Exhibitions and Projects

2016
Yarat Contemporary Art Centre, Baku, Azerbaijan (forthcoming)
2nd Hangzhou Triennial of Fiber Art 2016, Hangzhou (forthcoming)
The Aichi Triennale 2016 Rainbow Caravan, Aichi (forthcoming)
land with lost olive trees, Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin
meet me! Mr superman, Videoroom, Villa Paloma, Nouveau Musée National Monaco, Monaco

2015
Lucky dip, Commission for Performa 15, Alexander Hamilton US Customs House, New York
binary function, David Zwirner, London
Condiciones aún por titular, Museo de Arte de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá
De Marcha ... ¿Una Rumba? No, sólo un desfile con ética y estética, Centro Cultural Daoíz y Velarde, Madrid

2014
we don't work sundays, Marian Goodman, Paris
A Mercantile Novel, David Zwirner, New York
Distribution Center, The Mistake Room, Los Angeles

2013
Art Unlimited | Art Basel
Ramón how was trade today? Have a break... Sit! Enjoy the food, but you're not welcomed at the table Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin
Dinner at the members club? Yes! i'll have a black americano first pls Carlos/Ishikawa, London
Ossie‘s Bingo Boutique, MAMA Showroom, Rotterdam

2012
work, Rubell Family Collection, Miami
The Cleaner's Late Summer Party with Comme des Garçons, Park Nights, Serpentine Gallery, London
Breed like flies and die as fast, Serpentine Gallery Saturday Seminars, Serpentine Gallery, London

2011
animals die from eating too much - bingo!, Carlos / Ishikawa, London
animals die from eating too much - yoga, Hotel, London
Arepas y Tamales, Cole Contemporary, London


Selected Group Exhibitions and Projects

2016
20th Biennale of Sydney: The future is already here ­ it’s just not evenly distributed, Sydney
Marrakech Biennale 6: Not new now, Palais Bahia, Marrakech
Towards a Larger World, Moderna Museet, Stockholm

2015
25th Anniversary Exhibition, London Gallery West, University of Westminster, London
Full of Peril and Weirdness: Painting as a Universalism, M WOODS, Beijing
Albert the kid is ghosting, David Roberts Art Foundation, London
Desire of the Other, Annka Kultys Gallery, London
31st Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts: “Over you / you", Ljubljana, Slovenia
56th Venice Biennale: All the World's Futures, Venice, Italy
Artist-in-Residence Program: Autumn Knight, Oscar Murillo, Henry Taylor, Artspace, San Antonio

2014
The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Justin Matherly, Oscar Murillo, David Ostrowski, Tobias Pils, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich
This Has Nothing To Do With Politics, The Function Room, London
Beware Wet Paint (in collaboration with ICA, London), Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
An average work rate with a failed goal, 40mcubed, Rennes
PLAY TIME: 4th Les Ateliers de Rennes — Biennale d'art contemporain, Rennes
Made by Brazilians... Creative Invasion, Cidade Matarazzo, São Paulo
Don't You Know Who I Am? — Art After Identity Politics, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp
The Hawker (curated by dépendance, Brussels), Carlos/Ishikawa, London
The International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
RE:Painted |′Painting′ from the collection, S.M.A.K., Ghent
Fútebol: The Beautiful Game, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
Pangea: New Art from Africa and Latin America, Saatchi Gallery, London

2013
If I was to draw a line, this journey started approximately 400km from the equator, South London Gallery, London
Transforming the Known: Works from the Bert Kreuk Collection, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague, The Netherlands
Folk Devil, David Zwirner, New York
GRUNDFRAGE (FUNDAMENTAL QUESTION), CRAC Alsace, Altkirch

2012
Oscar Murillo & Andre Sousa, Fundação Manuel Antonio da Mota, Porto
The Moon Via The Beach, LUMA Foundation, Arles
Glaze,Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris
Movement in Three Parts, Nicole Klagsburn, New York
Into the Surface, Brand New Gallery, Milan

2011
Jessica Dickinson, Oscar Murillo, Cammie Staros and Phil Wagner, Mihai Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles
Insurgencies, Angus Hughes Gallery, London
Boomerang, Crisp Gallery, London
Interim Show, Royal College of Art, London
Responsive Eye, London Gallery West (University of Westminster), London

2010
Next/Episodes, Kingsgate Gallery, London
Ratios, Slade School of Fine Art Research Centre, London
Nothing gold can stay part II, Galerie Meinblau, Berlin
Nothing gold can stay, 3YE Project Space, London

2009
mono-ha, Jonathan Vyner/Fortescue Avenue, London
RAW, Soup Gallery, London

2008
A Gothic Story, Shoreditch Town Hall, London
Zero de Conduit, Elevator Gallery, London


Catalogues

2014
La era de la sinceridad III and IV, OMO Creates and David Zwirner, London, Ed. of 500

The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World, Text by Laura Hoptman, The Museum of Modern Art, New York (exh. cat.)

2013
Modern Art: Oscar Murillo. A Documentary Record of the Artist's Actions, OMO Creates, London
Oscar Murillo: If I was to draw a line, this journey started approximately 400km north of the equator, South London Gallery, London
Oscar Murillo: Material Archive, OMO Creates, London, Printing: Lecturis, The Netherlands, Ed. Of 500

2012
Viernes Social, paperback catalogue Pub. One Star Press
Oscar Murillo: work, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
Journal: Agua'e Lulo, Art Basel Miami