Artist Talk: Pedro Reyes
Pedro Reyes (b. 1972, Mexico City) lives and works in Mexico. Although formally trained in architecture, Reyes considers himself a sculptor, whose practice incorporates theater, psychology and activism. Reyes has had solo exhibitions at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (2014); The Power Plant, Toronto (2014); the Jumex Museum, Mexico City (2014); the Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York (2013); Labor, Mexico City (2012, 2010); Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2011); Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (2011); CCA Kitakyushu, Kitakyushu, Japan (2009); Bass Museum, Miami (2008); and San Francisco Art Institute (2008). In 2013 he participated in Sharjah Biennial 11, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates; In the Spirit of Utopia, Whitechapel Gallery, London; and the Carnegie International, Pittsburgh. Other group exhibitions include the Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, England (2012); Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea (2012); Documenta 13, Kassel, Germany (2012); Istanbul Design Biennial (2012); Lyon Biennale, Lyon, France (2009); Yokohama Triennale, Yokohama, Japan (2008); and the 50th Venice Biennale (2003). His work has also been shown at CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco (2012); Serpentine Gallery, London (2010); Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City (2010); and Museo Nacional de Arte, Mexico City (2009).
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