Gabriel Orozco (b. 1962, Jalapa, Mexico) attended the Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México in Mexico City and studied at the Círculo de Bellas Artes in Madrid. Solo exhibitions of Orozco’s work have been presented at the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (1995 and 1998), Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C. (2004), Serpentine Gallery in London (2004), and Museo Nacional Centre de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid (2005), among other venues. Traveling retrospectives have been organized by the Kunsthalle Zürich (1996–97), the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles (2000–01), and the Museum of Modern Art in New York (2009-10), which traveled to Kunstmuseum Basel (2010), Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris (2010-11), and Tate Modern in London (2011). His work has been included in such significant group exhibitions as the Venice Biennale (1993, 2003, and 2005), Whitney Biennial (1995 and 1997), Carnegie International (1999), and Documenta 10 and 11 (1997 and 2002). Orozco has received numerous awards, including the Secció Espacios Alternativos prize at the Salón Nacional de Artes Plásticas in Mexico City in 1987, a DAAD artist-in-residence grant in Berlin in 1995, and the blau orange Kunstpreis der Deutschen Volksbanken und Raiffeisenbanken in 2006. Orozco currently lives and works in New York, Paris, and Mexico City.
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Gabriel Orozco brings two expansive new installations to the Guggenheim. Enter to win tickets to a conversation with Orozco and art historian Benjamin Buchloh!