Mario Ybarra

Mario Ybarra Jr.

Biografia

Nato nel 1973 a Los Angeles, CA. 
Vive e lavora a Los Angeles, CA

  

FORMAZIONE

 

2001

University of California, Irvine, MFA in Studio Art 


 

1999 


Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA, BFA 


 

1996 


Art Center College of Art, Pasadena, CA

 

 

MOSTRE PERSONALI (selezione)

 

2013

Double Feature, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA

 

2012

Mario Ybarra Jr.: The Tío Collection, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA


 

2011

Wilmington Good, Cardi Black Box, Milan, Italy


 

2010 


Silver and Blacks, Michael Janssen Gallery, Berlin, Germany


 

2009 


Artpace, San Antonio, TX


 

2008 


Take Me Out… No Man Is An Island, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Black Squirrel Society, Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY


Galerie Bob Van Orsow, Zurich, Switzerland


 

2007 


Be Good … lf You Can’t Be Good Be Careful… , Galleria Maze, Torino, Italy


Mario Ybarra Jr., Capp Street Project, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, curated by Jens Hoffman, San Francisco, CA


Bring me the head of… , Anna Helwing Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


 

2006 


Tea Time For Tito, Art Basel Miami Beach, Art Positions, Miami, FL

 

 

 

 

MOSTRE COLLETTIVE (selezione)

 

2012

Made in L.A. 2012, organized by the Hammer Museum in collaboration with LAXART, Los Angeles, CA
, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA


 

2011 
Frieze Art Fair, Frieze Foundation, London, UK


Possible Worlds: Mario Ybarra Jr., Karla Diaz, and Slanguage Studio Select from the Permanent Collections, LACMA, Los Angeles, CA


 

2010 


Invisible Cities, curated by Kris Kuramitsu and Christopher Miles, Madrid, Spain

Lush Life, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, NY


 

2009 


Ultrasonic IV, Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


2da Trienal Poli/Gráfica de San Juan: América Latina y el Caribe, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Antiguo Arsenal de la Marina Española


 

2008 


Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY


Phantom Sightings: Art After the Chicano Movement, LACMA, Los Angeles, CA


 

2007 


Latitude, LA Artcore, Los Angeles, CA


L.A. Live: Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, CA


The Theater of Life, Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea di Trento, Italy


The World as a Stage, curated by Jessica Morgan, Tate Modern, London and ICA, Boston, MA


Prague Biennial 3, Prague, Czech Republic

 

2006 


California Biennial, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA


Alien Nation, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK


Tijuana Biennial, Centro Cultural Tijuana, Tijuana, Mexico


Grey Flags, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY, traveling to (CAPC) Musee d’art contemporain, Bordeaux, France


Consider This… , designed by Barbara Kruger, with Mark Bradford, Dorit Cypis, Margaret Honda, Philip Rantzer, Mario Ybarra, Jr., and Bruce Yonemoto LACMA Lab, Los Angeles, CA


People for a better tomorrow, curated by Meg Cranston, UC Riverside Gallery, Riverside, CA

Home of the Free, curated by Jens Hoffman, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL


 

2005 


Uncertain States of America, curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Daniel Birnbaum, and Gunnar B. Kvaran, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway, traveling to CCS Bard, New York, Serpentine Gallery, London, Reykjavik Art Museum, Moscow Biennale, Heming Art Museum, CCA Warsaw, Le Musee de Serignan, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague and Songzhuan Art Centre, Beijing 


 

2004 


Dreamscape: UCI Alumni Show, curated by Juli Carson, UC Irvine Art Gallery, Irvine, CA


100 Artists See God, curated By John Baldessari and Meg Cranston, (traveling) The Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA. Laguna Beach Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA


C-level, curated by Carolina Ponce De Leon, Galleria De La Raza, San Francisco, CA


I Am The Remix, curated by Adrienne Lai, The Western Front, Vancouver B.C. 


 

2003 


I Am A Curator curated by Per Hutter, ROCKER BY CHOICE, curated by Tone 0′ Neilson, Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK


Slangthis, Sianguage Art Collective exhibition, 4-F Galley, Chinatown, Los Angeles, CA


Rethinking Drawing, curated by Max Presneill, Raid Projects, Los Angeles, CA


 

2002 


Better Look Twice, curated by Geoffrey C. Allen, Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA


Street Show, curated by Lisa Dorin & Liza Johnson, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA


Whacked, curated by John Souza, The Practice Space, Los Angeles, CA


A Show That Will Show That A Show Is Not Just A Show, curated by Jens Hoffman, The Project, Los Angeles, CA


Mixed Feelings, USC Fischer Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


Gimme Shelter: Nuevo videos sobre incomodidad suburbana, curated by Rita Gonzales, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico, D.F., Mexico


Storefront LIVE, Korean American Museum, Los Angeles, CA


Democracy When? Activist Strategizing in Los Angeles, Curated by Tone O’Niesen, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA


Oddrawings, curated by Tyller Stallings, Cypress College Art Gallery, Cypress, CA

 

2001 


Echo Location, University Gallery, Irvine, CA
Capital Art, Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA


 

2000 


America Foto Latina, University of Guadalajara Art Museum, Guadalajara, Mexico 
Us vs. Them, Arthouse, Irvine, CA


Concrete Labs, curated by Tyler Stallings, Spurgeon Building, Santa Ana, CA
gang bang, OCCCA, Santa Ana, CA


Senales de Resistencia, Curated by Lorena Wolfer, Mexico D.F., Mexico


 

1999 


Otis College of Art and Design Senior Show, Los Angeles, CA


dispute resolution services, George’s, Los Angeles, CA


 

1998 


DIS/DAT, Brewery Art Walk, Los Angeles, CA
Hot, Mild, Other, Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art, Los Angeles, CA

 

1997 


Plastica, Hollywood, CA


 

 

PERFORMANCES

 

2005 


For AlI Know He Had My Friend Angel Killed, Art Basel Miami Beach, Art Positions, Miami Beach, FL


 

2003 


Below The Belt, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA

 

2002 


Cowboys On Broadway, A Show That Will Show That A Show Is Not Just A Show, Curated by Jens Hoffman, The Project, Los Angeles, CA


 

2000 


Working Classics, Side Street Projects, Los Angeles, CA 
Monster Mash, OCCCA, Santa Ana, CA


 

1999 
Allmodcons, Otis College Of Art and Design Los Angeles, CA

 

1997 
Super Cultura, South Central, Los Angeles, CA


 

 

 

PROGETTI CURATORIALI

 

2011 


Possible Worlds, with Karla Diaz and Slanguage, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

 

2004 


Urban Hieroglyphics 2,Up’space Gallery, L.A. Design Center, Los Angeles, CA


 

2003 


Elemental Journey: Your Style Is Worth While, 10 Year Survey Of Graffiti Art In Los Angeles

1993-2003, Commissioned By The Los Angeles Dept. Of Cultural Affairs, Inshallah Gallery Los Angeles, CA

In My Room, Robert Alvarez, Eric Marquez, Arturo G. Ochoa, Joseph Park 


Stuckey, Pasadena City College Art Gallery, Pasadena, CA


Relative, Liat Yossifor, Brienne Arrington, Homeland Gallery, Homeland Cultural Center, Long Beach, CA


Echoes Of Africa: African-American Hair Braiding Exhibition, Homeland Gallery, Homeland Cultural Center, Long Beach, CA


Wonder Women: The Girls of Graff, Homeland Gallery, Homeland Cultural Center, Long Beach, CA


Cache, Paintings By Adrian De La Pena, Class C Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2012 


Griffin, Jonathan. “Made in L.A.” Frieze, September 4


Mohseni, Yasmine. “Beyond the White Cube: Mario Ybarra Jr., and His Tios.” Huffington Post, August 8
”

The LA Agenda: 7 Art Picks, Featuring Scott Greenwalt, Matthias Düwel, A+D Urban Hike, Flux Screening Series.” Artinfo, August 3
Knight, Christopher. “Art Review: The Hammer Biennial ‘Made in L.A. 2012′ Succeeds.” Los Angeles Times, June 8 


Garcia, Cesar. “SLANGUAGE,” in Made in L.A. 2012. Los Angeles: Hammer Museum, p. 3 (catalogue)


Finkel, Jori. “Hammer Biennial Lends Artists a Helping Hand.” Los Angeles Times, May 25 
Thompson, Nato, ed. “Slanguage,” in Living as Form, Boston: MIT Press, p. 224-25


 

2011 


Mizota, Sharon. “Art Review: ‘Possible Worlds’ at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.” Los Angeles Times, July 14


 

2010


Miranda, Carolina A. “How Chicago is It?” ARTNews, September
Schleussner, Laura. “Reviews: Mario Ybarra Jr.” Flash Art, October
”Mario Ybarra Jr.” Lowdownmagazine.com, March 30,


 

2009 


Gilmartin, Wendy. “Psychicinema Multiplex: Slanguage Media and Arts Collective Takes Control of MOCA.” LA Weekly, September 4
Lee, Sasha. “Fresh Perspectives: Exhibition Preview + Five Mini Artist Interviews.” Beautiful/Decay, August 27
Bennett, Steve. “L.A. Artist Draws on His Roots”, My San Antonio, December 6


 

2008 


Stillman, Nick. “Mario Ybarra Jr., Lehmann Maupin.” Artforum, October
Chambers, Christopher. “Reviews: Mario Ybarra Jr.” Flash Art, October
Hudson, Suzanne. “Mario Ybarra Jr.” Whitney Biennial


 

2007 


Jury, Louise, “Barber shop Tate-a-Tate”, The Evening Standard, October 22 


Mizota, Sharon, “Mario Ybarra Jr.: Bring Me the Head of … “, Art Ltd, May, p. 21


Knight, Christopher, ‘Thin show sports some sharp barbs”, Los Angeles Times, February 23


Hoffman, Jens, “Mario Ybarra Jr.”, Contemporary Magazine, February, Issue #89, pp. 88-91 


Berardini, Andrew, “Mario Ybarra Jr. Bring me the head of … “ Art Review, February, p. 149 


Brooks, Amra, “Mario Ybarra Jr.’s “Bring me the head of … “, LA Weekly, February 7 


Hoffman, Jens, “Mario Ybarra Jr.”, Work: Art In Progress, Winter, Issue 17, p. 36 


Hoffman, Jens, “First Take: Mario Ybarra Jr.”, Artforum, January, pp. 212 – 213 


 

2006


Chang, Daniel, Fabiola Santiago, and Elisa Turner, ”’America’s largest art market’ is open”, Miami Herald, Dec. 7 


Frascina, Francis, “We Dissent”, Modern Painters, November, p. 82 


Zonkel, Phillip, “Vivid Impressions”, Long Beach Press Telegram, October 19


Fong Chin, John, “Venturing out, but always close to home” SqueezeOC.com, October 1 
Knight, Christopher, “Forget ‘isms’ – except eclecticism”, Los Angeles Times, October 1 


Joselit, David, “Public Image Ltd.” ArtForum, September, pp. 113-114 


Hart, Hugh, “Reflecting the Street”, Los Angeles Times, September 3 


Smith, Roberta, “Endgame Art? It’s Borrow, Sample and Multiply in an Exhibition at Bard College,” New York Times, July 7 


Schwendener, Martha, “Grey Flags”, Artforum Critics’ Picks, June 
Kuo, Michelle, “Consider This”, Artforum Critics’ Picks, June 


Ollman, Leah, “On the walls and in your face”, LA Times, June 7 


Armstrong, Elizabeth, “California Above All”, Art Review, May, p. 83 


Leopold, Shelly, ‘The Expressionist”, LA Weekly, April 21 – 27, p. 34 


 

2005 

Danto, Arthur, “Uncertain States of America”, ArtForum, December, p. 274


Kun, Josh, ‘The New Chicano Movement”, Los Angeles Times Magazine, Jan 9, pp. 12-13 


Willis, Holly, “Billboard Oases”, LA Weekly Dec 31-Jan 6, pp13 


 

2004 


Lai, Adrianne, FRONT, l Am the Remix, Jan-Feb, pp. 32-33 


Gonzalez, Rita, latinart.com, featured artist Slanguage (Mario Ybarra Jr., Juan Capistran) winter edition 


 

2003 


Artist project by Slanguage, title page, X-TRA Magazine, Vol.5 No.4, pp. 11-13 


Cotter, Holland, ” Doing Their Own Thing, Making Art Together”, Arts & Leisure, Section 2, New York Times, January 19, p. 1, 36 


 

2002 


Wride, Nancy, ‘Graff Girls’ Paint Up a Storm, California Section, Los Angeles Times, January 18, p. B2 


Razo, Vicente. Mosevis, C. Medina. C Navarete. F., “The Official Museo Salinas Guide,” Smart Art Press, p. 7 
ODDRAWING exhibition review, OC weekly

 

2000


”AMERICA FOTO LATINA” exhibition catalogue, pp. 55-56 
Botey Mariana, Pilar Perez: Capitol Art On The Culture of Punishment, exhibition catalogue. p. 65 


 

1998 


Ortiz-Torres, Ruben: “Toys/Juguetes”, Poliester, Vol.6 #21, Winter, Mexico City, Cover Art, pp. 38-43 


 

 

PUBBLICAZIONI

 

2007 


The World as a Stage, Tate Modern, London, UK, curated by Catherine Wood and Jessica Morgan 


 

2006 


Anna Helwing Gallery Conversations: Karl Haendel and Mario Ybarra Jr, Anna Helwing Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


Alien Nation, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK 


California Bienniel 06, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA.

 

2005 


Uncertain States of America, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway 


 

2004 


100 Artists See God, Independent Curators International, curated by John Baldessari and Meg Cranston 


 

2002 


A Show That Will Show That A Show Is Not Just A Show, The Project, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Jens Hoffman 


Democracy When?, by Tone O. Nielson, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions 



 

 

COLLEZIONI


The Santa Barbara Museum of Art Collection, Santa Barbara, CA; 
The Collection of Eilene And Peter Norton Foundation, Santa Monica, CA; Private Collection of Sydney Littenburg, Santa Monica, CA; 
Private Collection of Mario Ontiveros, Los Angeles CA; 
The Museo Salinas Collection, Mexico City D.F., Mexico 



 

 

RESIDENZE 

 

2011 


Arhus Kunstbygning- Centre for Contemporary Art- Sigrids Space, Aarhus, Denmark

 

2003 


International Artist-in Residence, Artpace, San Antonio

 





PREMI E BORSE DI STUDIO

 

2008 


Levitt Fellow, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts 


 

2000 


Artsbridge Scholar Award, Irvine, CA


 

1997 


Otis College Institutional Grant, Los Angeles, CA 


 

1995 


Otis Summer Scholarship, Los Angeles, CA


 

1995 
Art Center Minority Scholarship, Pasadena, CA


 

1991 
First Prize, Harbor College Art Competition, Los Angeles, CA 


 

1991 
Scholarship, Wilmington Historical Society, Los Angeles, CA.

 

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