Isidro Blasco

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'QVB', 2013, C-print on museum board, wood and hardware, 80x125x21cm

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2000
ABD for a PhD, Architechtural School of Madrid, Spain
BFA, Autonoma University of Madrid, Spain

Lives and works in New York City

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016

Black and White Gallery, New York

2015

Site-specific, Moneo-Brock Studio, Madrid, Spain
Carlos Carvalho, Lisbon, Portugal
Museo de la Ciudad de Bogota, Colombia

2014

SIM Galeria, Curitiba, Brazil
Museu Metropolitano de Arte, MuMa, Curitiba, Brazil

2013

Sydney Interiors, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Foto Bienal, Museo D Arte Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brail

2012

Wave Hill, The Bronx, New York

2011

Tilt, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney, Australia
This is what I Remember, Black and White Gallery, New York
Tilted, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, New York

2010

Comunidad de Madrid, Alcala 31, Madrid, Spain
Aqui Huidizo, Diputacion de Huesca, Spain
Fucares Gallery, Madrid, Spain

2009

Shanghai at Last, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Ice House Gallery, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, New Jersey

2008

Contrasts Gallery, Shanghai, China
Diputacion de Huesca, Huesca, Spain
Black and White Gallery, New York

2007

Center for Art and Design, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, New York
The Middle of the End, DCKT Contemporary, New York, NY
Hilger Contemporary, Vienna, Austria
Contrasts Gallery, Shanghai, China

2006

The Middle of the End, ACA Gallery, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA
Art and Design, Fúcares Gallery, Madrid, Spain

2005

Beginning’s End, DCKT Contemporary, New York, NY
Left Behind, Centro de Arte Caja de Burgos, Spain
Fúcares Gallery, Madrid, Spain
Odd Lots: Revisiting Gordon Matta-Clark’s “Fake Estates”, organized by Cabinet Magazine,
White Columns, New York, NY

2004

Thinking About That Place, Espacio Uno, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
Thinking About That Place, DCKT Contemporary, New York, NY

2003

Museo Patio Herreriano, Valladolid, Spain

2002

Fúcares Gallery, Madrid, Spain

2001

Roger Smith Gallery, New York, NY

2000

Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica

1999

Special Project P.S. 1, Sept-Nov. 99, Long Island City, NY
Stefan Stux Gallery, Project Room, New York, NY
Queens Museum of Art, Bulova Center, Queens, NY
Stefan Stux Gallery, Project Room, New York, NY

1994

Diario Levante, Valencia, Spain

1991

Roma ’91, Spanish Academy in Rome, Italy

1990

Mácula Gallery, Alicante, Spain

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

ärki tekCHəral, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2015

Study Abroad: The Artist As Immigrant, Hewitt Gallery, New York
RECALL, Art in Odd places at 14th St. New York Bienal de Asunción, Paraguay
507 Johnson, AirCirculation Gallery, New York
Translated Citites, Shirin Gallery, New York
Picture/Thing, Wesleyan University, Connecticut
OBJECT HOOD, Lesley Heller Gallery, New York

2014

Human Landscape, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney
Foto Bienal – Pirelli Collection (Museum Oscar Niemeyer), Curitiba, Brazil

2013

Foto Bienal MASP (Museo De Arte Sao Paulo) 2013, Sao Paulo, Brazil

2012

Helsinki Photography Biennial 2012, Finland
The World According To, Black and White Gallery, New York
5, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2011

Nuartlink Gallery, Westport, Connecticut, New York

2010

What Surrounds Me, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Jans and Retro, Anthology Film Archival, New York

2009

Building Rooms, Carlos Carvalho, Lisbon, Portugal
Nuevas Historias. A New View of Spanish Photography, Kulturhuset, Stockholm
Out of Their Zone, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Transforming Photography, Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Los Angeles
Reversed Images: Representations of Shanghai and Its Contemporary Material Culture, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago

2008

The Interior: Contemporary Photographic View, Martin Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis
I Centenario S. Allende. Centro Cultural La Moneda, Santiago de Chile, Chile
Future Tense: Reshaping the Landscape, Neuberger Museum of Art, New York
Capricious and Mercurial Systems, A + D Gallery, Chicago
Stretching the Truth, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
La Construcción del Paisaje Contemporáneo, Centro de Arte y Naturaleza, Huesca, Spain

2007

The year in Art, S.H Ervin Gallery, Sydney
Adicted to paper, Galerie Lelong Zurich, Switzerland
PHOTO+, Blue Star Art Spaces, San Antonio, Texas
Expansiones Implosivas, Centro Cultural de la Villa, Madrid, Spain
‘Facades’, Thirtyseven degrees Contemporary Fine Art Gallery, Sydney

2006

Substance and Light: Ten Sculptors Use Cameras, Museum of Art, Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY
Installed!, The Shore Institute of the Contemporary Arts, Long Branch, NJ
Identidades Criticas, Universidad de Cordoba, Cordoba, Spain; Museo Patio Herreriano, Valladolid, Spain
3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY
gimme shelter, 10a Serpentine Drive, Shelter Island, NY

2005

Odd Lots: Revisting Gordon Matta-Clark’s “Fake Estates”, organised by Cabinet Magazine, White Columns, New York
The Gift: Building a Collection for the Queens Museum, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY
Off the Wall, Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery, Hunter College, New York, NY
Welcome 2 the Jungle, DCKT Contemporary, New York, NY
That Which is Built, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Collapsing Matter, Morsel Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2004

Queens International 2004, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY
Architecture Untethered, Numark Gallery, Washington, D.C.
EAF04, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York, NY
Domicile: A Sense of Place, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
Synapses, Florence Lynch Gallery, New York, NY
In Practice, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, New York

2003

Temporary Spaces, Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, Denmark
Not To Scale, Dorsky Gallery, curated by E. Arratia, Long Island City, NY
Parklife, Public Art Fund, MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, NY
Slingshot Project Gallery, New York, NY

2002

S-Files, El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY
Magische Expeditionen, Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany

2001

Eccentric Photography, Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY

2000

I’nsights: Interior Spaces in Contemporary Art, Whitney Museum at Champion, Stamford, CT

1999

Amerika in Immigrant Hands, Jamaica Center for the Arts and Learning, Jamaica, New York

1991

Roma ’91, Spanish academy in Rome, Italy

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
La Academia Española de Bellas Artes en Roma, Rome, Italy
Chicago Institute of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Caja de Burgos, Burgos, Spain
Fundacio la Caixa, Barcelona, Spain
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
Colegio Oficial de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos, Madrid, Spain
Diario Levante, Valencia, Spain
Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Elx, Spain
Museum of Art, Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY
Council of the City of Sydney Collection, Town Hall, Sydney
Diario Levante, Valencia, Spain
Diputación Provincial de Huesca, Spain
Fundació Pilar í Joan Miró, Palama de Mallorca, Spain
Instituto de Cultura Juan Gil-Albert, Spain
Instituto Valenciano de la Juventud, Valencia, Spain
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, USA.
Museo de Aracena, Huelva, Spain
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Elx, Spain
Museo Municipal de Alcobendas, Spain
Museo Patio Herreriano, Valladolid, Spain
Museum of Art, Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY, USA.
Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, Minnesota, USA.
Universidad de Alicante, Spain
Universidad de Alicante, Spain
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA.

 

AWARDS, GRANTS, AND RESIDENCIES

2013

FAAP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Artist in Residence at the National Art School, Sydney, Australia

2011

Artist in Residence at the National Art School, Sydney, Australia
Laneway Projects, Sydney, Australia

2010

Jentel Foundation, Artist Residency, Banner, Wyoming
Yaddo Artist Residency, Saratoga Springs, New York
Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant, New York

2009

Jentel Foundation, Artist Residency. Banner, Wyoming
Artist in residency, Sydney, Australia

2004

Socrates Sculpture Park’s 2004 Emerging Artist Fellowship, New York, NY

2002

Rockefeller Foundation Studio Residency, Bellagio, Italy
New York Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY

2001

New York Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY

2000

Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship in Visual Arts, New York, NY

2011
El Cultural, ABC. Elena Vozmediano. “Palacios de memoria”. 7-13 Enero 2011.
The Sydney Morning Herald, “Exhibition”. August 29th, 2011.
The Sydney Morning Herald, “Changing lanes remake city’s streetscape” by Adam Fulton. August 20-21, 2011
Vernissage TV. “Isidro Blasco: Tilted. Installation at Smack Mellon” by David Byme. September 28th, 2011.

2010
Rinconete, Centro Visual Cervantes. David Moriente. “Espacios esquivos, recuerdos projectados” May 6.
Heraldo Aragon. Alejandro Ratia. “Blasco, una mirada vagabunda”. Diciembre 29 del 2010.

2008
MacInnis, M. Brendan. “East and West: A Conversation with Pearl Lam,” M Magazine
(New York Art World), April, 2008, pp. 8-23.
Dove, Chris. “When I look at It,” Contrast, 2008.
Illescas, Sergio, “Arquitecturas creativas”, Informacion de Alicante. Diciembre.
Casa and Design/Shanghai. “Piecing together fragments of time”. May.
Lyle Rexer. Art on Paper. “Shanghai Cubism”. June.
“Art: ‘When I look at it’, photosculptures d’Isidro Blasco,” Artravel, no. 20. April/May, 2008.
“To Be Is To Be Perceived,” Hinge Magazine, vol. 152. 2008, p. 18.
Katrina Lobley, ‘Isidro Blasco’, Artist Profile magazine, issue 4, 2008, pp. 46-47.

2007
Clement, Tracy, ‘Facades’, Syney Morning Herald – metro, September 28
Grosz, David, “Walls of Wings & Stone”, The New York Sun, January 11.

2006
Gordon, Margery, “Art Basel Miami: Pulse Beats Sophomore Slump”, artinfo.com, December 9.
Kuhn, Thomas W., “-scope / PULSE New York 2006”, Kunstforum International,issue 180, May-June, pp.410-412.
Kuhn, Thomas W., “-scope / PULSE New York 2006”, Kunstforum International,issue 180, May-June, pp.410-412.

2005
Cotter, Holland, “Art in Review: Off the Wall”, New York Times, September 30
Cotter, Holland, “Art in Review: Off the Wall”, New York Times, September 30
Carel, Sari, “New York: Critics’ Picks – Off the Wall”, Artforum.com, October

2004
Cotter, Holland, “For New Art, Just Take the 7 Train”, New York Times, Nov. 12
Laster, Paul, “Sculpture Center, Long Island City/ DCKT Contemporary, New York”, Tema Celeste, May/June
Cassidy, Victor M., “Art Chicago 2004”, Artnet.com, May 7
Green, Tyler, “Isidro Blasco @ DCKT Contemporary”, Modern Art Notes, February
Dollar, Steve, “Putting Innovation into ‘Practice’”, Newsday, January 4

2003
Macadam, Barbar, “Reading Rooms”, ARTnews, September, page 108
Demby, Eric, “Art Without a Canvas”, Polo.com Magazine, January
Cotter, Holland, “Art in Review: The S Files”, New York Times, January 17

2013
'QVB', 2013, C-print on museum board, wood and hardware, 80x125x21cm
'Opera', 2013, C-print on museum board, wood and hardware, 38x78x9
'Two Chairs', 2013, C-print on museum board, wood and hardware, 20x22x6cm
'Anita's Garage', 2013, C-print on museum board, wood and hardware, 20x55x9cm
'Brett Whiteley Wall Chair I', 2013, C-print on museum board, wood and hardware, 12x12x5cm
'A Sculptor's Studio', 2013, C-print on museum board, wood and hardware, 32x40x10cm
'Brett Whiteley Chair I', 2013, C-print on museum board, wood and hardware, 11x12x10cm
'Brett Whiteley Chair III', 2013, C-print on museum board, wood and hardware, 11x12x10cm
'Brett Whiteley Chair II', 2013, C-print on museum board, wood and hardware, 11x12x10cm
'Brett Whiteley Studio I', 2013, C-print on museum board, wood and hardware, 12x36x8cm
Cast', 2013, C-print on museum board, wood and hardware, 50x44x18cm
'The Doll House', 2013, C-print on museum board, wood and hardware, 30x36x11cm
'East FM', 2013, C-print on museum board, wood and hardware, 25x42x11cm
'Gale Edwards', 2013, C-print on museum board, wood and hardware, 80x100x5cm
'Hibernian House', 2013, C-print on museum board, wood and hardware, 54x84x17cm
'House with Basement', 2013, C-print on museum board, wood and hardware, 20x50x10cm
'Penelope's House', 2013, C-print on museum board, wood and hardware, 20x56x9cm
'Tamarama', 2013, C-print on museum board, wood and hardware, 22x44x10
'State Hotel I', 2013, C-print on museum board, wood and hardware, 25x25x11cm
'State Hotel II', 2013, C-print on museum board, wood and hardware, 25x54x12cm
'Surfer's Home', 2013, C-print on museum board, wood and hardware, 38x62x15cm
'The Consul', 2013, C-print on museum board, wood and hardware, 24x36x9cm
'The Godess I', 2013, C-print on museum board, wood and hardware, 10x10x8cm
'The Percussionist', 2013, C-print on museum board, wood and hardware, 36x38x10cm
'The Pianist', 2013, C-print on museum board, wood and hardware, 26x30x9cm
'Yellow Office', 2013, C-print on museum board, wood and hardware, 35x35x10cm
'FBI', 2013, C-print on museum board, wood and hardware, 27x44x9cm
'Tom's House', 2013, C-print on museum board, wood and hardware, 35x35x10cm
'Blue Mountains', 2013, C-print on museum board, wood and hardware, 30x56x7cm
2011
'Aerial New York 2', 2011, C-Print, wood, museum board, 22 x 32 x 4 cm
'Aerial New York 3', 2011, C-Print, wood, museum board, 21 x 31 x 4 cm
'Aerial Sydney 5', 2011, C-Print, wood, museum board, 52 x 50 x 11 cm
'Aerial Sydney 4', 2011, C-Print, wood, museum board, 26 x 37 x 8 cm
'Aerial Sydney 3', 2011, C-Print, wood, museum board, 23 x 12 x 7 cm
'Aerial Sydney 2', 2011, C-Print, wood, museum board, 25 x 10 x 7 cm
'Aerial Sydney 1', 2011, C-Print, wood, museum board, 25 x 10 x 7 cm
'Aerial New York 6', 2011, C-Print, wood, museum board, 24 x 32 x 8 cm
'Aerial New York 5', 2011, C-Print, wood, museum board, 24 x 32 x 6 cm
'Aerial New York 4', 2011, C-Print, wood, museum board, 21 x 31 x 4 cm
'Invasion', 2010, C-Print, wood and museum board, 49 x 49 x 15 cm
'Invasion', (Detail), 2010, C-Print, wood and museum board, 49 x 49 x 15 cm
'Hopetown', 2011, C-Print, wood, museum board, 20 x 65 x 15 cm
'Hopetown', (detail), 2011, C-Print, wood, museum board, 20 x 65 x 15 cm
'Harbour Bridge', 2011, C-print, museum board, wood, 45 x 60 x 18 cm
'Sydney, George Street DOS', C-Print, wood, museum board, 55 x 44 x 22 cm
'Sydney, George Street DOS' (Detail) , C-Print, wood, museum board, 55 x 44 x 22 cm
'Aerial, New York 1', 2011, C-Print, wood, museum board, 40 x 61 x 7 cm
'Sydney MLC 1', 2011, C-Print, wood, museum board, 55 x 70 x 13 cm
'Yellow Flowers’, 2010, C-Print, wood, museum board, 28 x 23 x 10 cm
'Sydney Wave 1', 2011, C-Print, wood, museum board, 140 x 240 x 37 cm
'Strand Arcade', 2011, C-Print, wood, museum board, 52 x 48 x 20 cm
'Sydney Silver', 2010, C-Print, wood, museum board, 68 x 15 x 19 cm
'Sydney Square 2’, 2011, C-Print, wood, museum board, 48 x 60 x 18 cm
'Red City', 2010, C-Print, Wood, museum board, 35.5 x 25 x 13 cm
'Sydney Aerial - Live Animation', 2011, Stop motion video, Museum board, wood
'Arcade-Bridge', 2011, C-Print on museum board, wood and hardware, 46 x 31 x 9 cm