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Damián Ortega

Books and Catalogues
Creating Ourselves: The Self in Art. London: Whitechapel Gallery, 2017.
Vitamin C: Clay + Ceramic. New York: Phaidon, 2017.
Unpacking the Marciano Collection. New York, London, and Munich: Prestel, 2017.
Bradley, Fiona, ed. Damián Ortega: States of Time. Edinburgh: The Fruitmarket Gallery, 2016.
Mexico: Essays on a Myth. Bilbao: Iberdrola, 2016.
Artistes et Architecture: Dimensions variables. Paris: Editions du Pavillon de l’Arsenal, 2015.
Gioni, Massimiliano. Casino. Milan: Mousse Publishing, 2015.
Tools: Extending Our Reach. New York: Cooper Hewitt, 2014.
Damián Ortega: Reading Landscapes. Seoul, Korea: Kukje Gallery, 2014.
Apestraction: A Short Essay on the History of the Analogy of the Tool / Word. Lisbon: Vivóeusébio, 2013.
Damián Ortega: To Do. Mexico: Museo Jumex, 2013.
Damián Ortega: The Blast and Other Embers. Cleveland: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 2013.
Brett, Guy, Helen Molesworth, and Juan Villoro. Parkett 92. Zurich: Parkett-Verlag AG, May 2013.
Paneque, Guillermo, ed. Entre chien et loup, Works from the Menea Larrucea Collection. Madrid: Iberdrola, 2011.
Defining Contemporary Art – 25 years in 200 pivotal artworks. London: Phaidon, 2011.
Adler, Pheobe, Tom Howells and Nikolaos Kotsopoulos, eds. Contemporary Art in Latin American. London: Black Dog, 2010.
Morgan, Jessica, ed. Do It Yourself: Damian Ortega. New York: Rizzoli, 2010.
The Last Newspaper. New York: New Museum, 2010.
Bonham Carter, Charlotte and David Hodge. The Contemporary Art Book. London: Goodman, 2009.
Damian Ortega: espace trois-cent-quinze. Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou, 2008.
Supervivencia de la idea, fracaso del objeto, dibujos, apuntes y bocetos de Damián Ortega. Bonn/Berlin: DAAD/Hatje Cantz, 2007.
Ortega, Damián. Nine Types of Terrain. London: White Cube, 2007.
Escultura Social: a New Generation of Art from Mexico City. Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 2007.
Taipei Biennial 2006: Dirty Yoga. Taipei: Taipei Biennial, 2007, pp. 140-143.
27a. Bienal de Sao Paulo Guia. Como Viver Junto (How To Live Together). Sao Paulo: Fundaçao Bienal de Sao Paulo, 2006, pp. 54-55.
Szymczyk, Adam, Yates McKee, Rein Wolfs, and Mark Godfrey. The Hugo Boss Prize, 2006. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2006.
Damian Ortega: The Beetle Trilogy And Other Works. Los Angeles: California Institute of the Arts/REDCAT, 2005.
Grosenick, Uta, ed. Art Now Vol. II. Cologne: Taschen, 2005.
Farsites/Sitios Distantes. San Diego/Tijuana: San Diego Museum of Art/Centro Cultural Tijuana, 2005.
Damián Ortega. Basel: Kunsthalle Basel/Schwabe Verlag, 2004.
Basualdo, Carlos, ed. Los Usos De La Imagen: Fotografía, Film Y Video En La Colección Jumex. Buenos Aires: Malba Colección Constantini/La Colleción Jumex/Espacio Fundación Telefónica, 2004.
Solo Los Personajes Cambia. Monterrey, Mexico: MARCO/Artes Gráficas Panorama, 2004.
Dreams and Conflicts: The Dictatorship of the Viewer. 50th International Art Exhibition. Venice: Marsilio Editore, 2003.
Arte All’arte. Arte Architettura Paesagio: Un progetto di Associazione Arte Continua. San Gimignano, Italy: Associazione Arte Continua, 2002.
Sublime Artificial: Nuevo Arte De Mexico. Madrid/Barcelona: Caja Madrid/La Capella, 2002.
Tirana Biennale 1: Escape. Milan: Giancarlo Politi Editore, 2001.
Fresh Cream. London: Phaidon, 2000.
Yo y Mi Circumstancia. Montreal: The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 1999-2000.
Selected Articles and Reviews
Yerebakan, Osman C., “Studio Visit: Damián Ortega,” Bomb Magazine, May 31, 2019.
Keth, Pei-Ru, “Damián Ortega’s raw structures have stacks of appeal,” Wallpaper, May 20, 2019.
Connelly, Laura, “It's play time with Damián Ortega at Bermondsey's White Cube,” Creative Boom, September 14, 2017.
Simek, Lucia, “Mexico City: The Public Place of Sculpture,” The Nasher, Summer 2017.
Brown, Mark, “Sculpture inspired by Isis vandalism, drones, and colonialism: which will make the fourth plinth,” The Guardian, January 20, 2017.
Nayeri, Farah, “Putting Art on a Pedestal in London,” The New York Times, January 19, 2017.
Brown, Mark, “Fourth plinth shortlist includes winged bull and giant cream blob: models of five nominated artworks for Trafalgar Square installation go on display at National Gallery in London,” The Guardian, January 19, 2017.
Durrant, Nancy, “Edinburgh Visual Art: Damián Ortega: State of Time at Fruitmarket Gallery,” The Sunday Times, August 24, 2016.
Cumming, Laura, “Edinburgh art festival 2016 review – where Lothian meets utopian,” The Guardian, July 7, 2016.
Duray, Dan and Helen Stoilas, “Lucky Number 13: Edinburgh Art Festival announces packed programme,” The Art Newspaper, March 23, 2016.
Slenske, Michael, “‘The Friday Workshop’: a superlative Mexican group show at Kurimanzutto,” Wallpaper, February 4, 2016.
“Best of 2015: Artists’ Artist,” Artforum, December 2015.
“Damián Ortega at HangarBicocca in Milan,” Huffington Post, June 12, 2015. [video]
Cotter, Holland, "Newly Playful, by Design," The New York Times, December 11, 2014.
Wilk, Deborah, "On the Avenue," Art and Auction, December 2014.
Kennicott, Philip, "Cooper Hewitt Design Museum's Artful Renovation Matches mansion to Mission," The Washington Post, November 28, 2014.
Cave, Damien, "In Struggles of Artist With His Work, Hints of Mexico's Own," The New York Times, February 21, 2014.
Lee, Nathaniel, "Damián Ortega," Modern Painters, January 2014, p.86.
Grumbach, Matthew, “'Damian Ortega: The Blast and Other Embers’ at Cleveland Museum of Art,” Wallplay, 2014.
Morris, David, "Damian Ortega: Apestraction," Time Out London, June 20, 2013.
Ong, Amanda, “Apestraction by Damian Ortega,”, June 18, 2013.
Kahn, Tabish, “Art Inspired by Evolution at Freud Museum,”, June 10, 2013.
Sherwin, Skye, “Damián Ortega brings art and science together,", June 5, 2013.
Olda, Danny, “Damian Ortega,” Beautiful/Decay Artist & Design, March 6, 2013.
Rosenberg, Karen, “Martin Soto Climent: ‘Mariposas Migratorias (Migratory Butterflies),’” The New York Times, January 31, 2013.
West, Kevin, “Museo Jumex: Art Nuevo,” W Magazine, December 17, 2013.
Knight, Christopher, "Review: Museo Jumex in Mexico City is an impressive filter,” Los Angeles Times, December 1, 2013.
Sandoval, Laura Garcia, "Cosmogonía doméstica, de Damián Ortega, en el Museo Jumex,” Art Info, November 29, 2013.
Brennan, Morgan, “Inside The New $220 Million Art Museum Named After Billionaire Jorge Perez," Forbes, November 26, 2013.
Corrigan, A., "New York- Damián Ortega at Gladstone Gallery Through October 26," Art Observed, October 24, 2013.
"Damián Ortega," Art In America, 2013.
Behringer, David, “The Alphabet of Damián Ortega,” Design Milk, October 16, 2013.
Gerspacher, Arnaud, “Damián Ortega,”, October 15, 2013.
Davis, Ben, “Ready, Set, Go!,” Blouin Art Info, September 12-30, 2013.
“Damian Ortega: Apestraction,” This Is Now, July 9, 2013.
“Damian Ortega’s Expanded Universe,” Blend Images, July 6, 2013.
Villoro, Juan, “The Shape of Things to Come,” Parkett, 2013.
Rojas, Laurie, "Free Associations," The Art Newspaper, June 26, 2013
Sherwin, Skye, “What Artists Can Learn From Chimps- in Pictures,” The Guardian, June 7, 2013.
Tang, Kevin,“Jawdropping ‘Disassemblage’ Sculptures by Mexican Artist Damian Ortega,” BuzzFeed, May 6, 2013.
Sherwin, Skye, “Artist of the week 204: Damian Ortega,” The Guardian, August 23, 2012.
“Conversation: Gabriel Orozco and Damián Ortega,” Art in America, September 2012.
Kherbek, William, “Damian Ortega: Traces of Gravity,”, August 2012.
“Architecture Without Architects,”, June 13, 3012.
Uddin, Zakia, “September, 2012, Damien Ortega at White Cube,”, September 2012.
Macel, Christine, “DAMIAN ORTEGA: THE INDEPENDENT,” Artforum, December 2011, p. 198.
Minsun, Park, “Art+Space: Damian Ortega,” International Magazine of Space Design, 2011.
Mack, Joshua, “Mexico City,” Art Review, Summer 2011.
Jauregui, Gabriela, “Damien Ortega,” Frieze, June, July, August 2011.
Forbes, Alexander, Juliet Helmke and Alanna Martinez, “50 Under 50: The Annual Young Collectors’ List,” Modern Painters, Summer 2011.
“A free-for-all spirit breezes into a vast art fair,” The New York Times, March 2011.
“NJ Moca Inaugural Exhibition,” Artforum, October 2010.
J. H., “Selected Shows in London this month,” The Art Newspaper, No. 217, October 2010.
Yablonsky, Linda, “Artifacts-The Frieze Art Fair: Salvage Instinct,” The New York Times, October 2010.
“When: This Year’s Frieze Art Fair,” W Magazine, October 2010.
Bray, Elisa, “Art that’s Making Headlines,” The Independent, October 2010.
Cypriano, Fabio, “The 31st Panarama of Brazilian Art,” Flash Art, January/February 2010.
Guyon, Anne Lawrence, “Damián Ortega: Institute of Contemporary Art,” Art In America, January 2010.
Wilcox, Jess, “Damián Ortega: Do It Yourself,” Artforum, XLVIII, No. 1, September 2009.
Nakamura, Marie-Pierre, “Damián Ortega,” Art Actuel, November-December 2009.
Luna, Claire, “Damián Ortega, Gladstone, New York,” Arte Aldía International, November/December 2009.
Garza, Evan J., “Damián Ortega, Boston,” Art Papers, November/December 2009.
Wolin, Joseph R., “Damian Ortega, “CAPITALLess” Time Out New York, October 15 – 21, 2009.
Quiles, David, “Damián Ortega,” Artforum, December 2009, p. 227.
Rosenberg, Karen, “How Things Work (Or Sometimes Don’t),” The New York Times, October 30, 2009.
Urzalz Cebreros, Carmen and Damian Ortega, "Tomo," October 2009.
Smee, Sebastian, “The sum of its parts,” The Boston Globe, September 2009.
Colman, David, “Fall’s New Gear: Neutral,” The New York Times, October 1, 2009.
Carlin, T. J., “That Was Then…This is Now,” Time Out New York, September 11-17, 2008.
Griffin, Jonathan, “Damián Ortega”, Frieze, October 2007.
Vogel, Carol, “Obelisk Mobility in Central Park”, The New York Times, May 18, 2007.
“Displacing Mythology”, Poder, November 2007.
Arratia, Eurídice, “Damián Ortega,” 100 Latin American Artists, Exit Publicaciones, 2006.
Godfrey, Mark, “Moving parts,” Frieze, April 2006.
Moura, Rodrigo, “Damián Ortega: My Architect,” Flash Art, No. 246, Vol. XXXIX, January-February 2006.
Ruiz, Alma, “The Beetle Trilogy Damián Ortega: An Interview,” ARTNEXUS, No. 59, Volume 4, 2005.
Johnson, Reed, “Beetles, Beyond the Sum of Their Parts,” Los Angeles Times, October 30, 2005.
Cumming, Laura, “Pull up a chair,” The Observer, May 8, 2005.
Godfrey, Mark, “Image Structures,” Artforum, No. 6, Vol. XLIII, February 2005.
Cruzvillegas, Abraham, “Empezamos Haciendo Monitos: Conversacion con Damian Ortega,” Codigo, June – July 2005.
Friedrick, Kristin, "Meet the Beetles," Los Angeles Downtown News, 2005.
“London: Inside the White Cube Damián Ortega,” Contemporary, Issue 66, 2004.
Kent, Sarah, “Don’t Fence Me in: Two sculptors show at White Cube,” Time Out London, September 22-29, 2004.
O’Reilly, Sally, “Damián Ortega,” Contemporary, Sculpture Issue No. 64, 2004.
Godfrey, Mark, “Damian Ortega: White Cube,” Frieze, Issue 87, 2004.
Bianchi, Paolo, “The Everyday Altered: Arsenale Themen 50 Biennale Venedig,” Kunstforum International, August-October 2003.
Dunn, Melissa, “The Venice Biennale: Slouching Toward Utopia,” Flash Art, July-September 2003.
O’Reilly, Sally and Ralph Rugoff, “Venice Biennale,” Frieze, Issue 77, September 2003.
Levin, Kim, “Power Vacuum,” Village Voice, June 23, 2003.
Miles, Christopher, “Visions along the canals,” Los Angeles Times, June 18, 2003.
Vogel, Carol, “Heat Upstages Art at the Venice Biennale,” The New York Times, June 16, 2003.
Bush, Kate, “Kate Bush on Damián Ortega,” Artforum, No. 3, January 2003.
Wilson, Michael, “Damián Ortega / D’Amelio Terras New York,” Frieze, 2002.
Gioni, Massimiliano, “Look Back in Anger,” Flash Art, May-June 2002.
Cotter, Holland, “Damián Ortega,” The New York Times, March 22, 2002.
Schmelz, Itala, “Damián Ortega,” Flash Art, October 2001.
Schmelz, Itala, “Damián Ortega: Utility Betrayed,” Trans magazine, No. 8, 2000.
Guzmán, Daniel, Luis Felipe Ortega, Damian Ortega, and Gabriel Kuri, “Transper,” Trans magazine, No. 7, 2000.
Reyes Palma, Francisco, "Revista Curare," Liquid center / centro liquido (Portada), No. 15, July - December 1999.
Cotter, Holland, “Lines of Loss,” The New York Times, December 12, 1997.
Artist’s Books
Conversando con Marcel Duchamp. Mexico City: Alias, publishing project by Damián Ortega, 12 issues, 2007 – 2008.
Buchloh, Benjamin H. D., Alma Ruiz, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Gabriel Kuri, Molly Nesbit, and Damián Ortega. Gabriel Orozco. Los Angeles/Mexico City/Monterrey: The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles/Museo Internacional Rufino Tamayo/Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Monterrey, 2000.