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José Luis Cuevas

Born in 1933 - Mexico

BIOGRAPHY

José Luis Cuevas is an artist born in 1934 in Mexico City. He is a painter, printmaker, sculptor, mural painter and illustrator.

He was an important player in the birth of modern Mexican art. The José Luis Cuevas museum in Mexico City owns and exhibits many of his works.

André Pieyre de Mandiargues wrote a book about him: Cuevas Blues (Fata Morgana, 1986).

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EXHIBITIONS

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2005
José Luis Cuevas: In drawing and sculpture / en el dibujo y la escultura - Molaa Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA
1998
José Luis Cuevas - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
1995
José Luis Cuevas - Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo
1994
José Luis Cuevas - Centro Nacional de la Cultura, San José
1990
José Luis Cuevas - Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo
1982
Jose Luis Cuevas: Illustrated Letters - UAMA - The University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
1970
Jose Luis Cuevas: Prints and Drawings - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
1967
How a Lithograph Is Made: Jose Luis Cuevas - Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX
1960
The Drawings of Jose Luis Cuevas - The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX


GROUP

2015
Defining Women - Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA
Streams Of Being: Selections From The Art Museum Of The Americas - University of Maryland Art Gallery, College Park, MD
Streams of Being: - AMA Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, DC
Mexico: Fantastic Identity 20Th Century Masterpieces From The Femsa Collection - Museum of Latin American Art - molaa, Long Beach, CA
2014
Mexico: Fantastic Identity - Ayala Museum, Makati City
An Ocean of Possibilities - Noorderlicht Photo Festival, Groningen
40 Libros, 80 Grabados - Museo del Pueblo de Guanajuato, Guanajuato
Estudio de trazo - Museo de Arte Moderno de Mexico City, Mexico City
Sexo, drogas, rock & roll. Arte y cultura de masas en México, 1963 - 1971 - Museo Universitario del Chopo, Mexico City
Post-Picasso: Contemporary Reactions - Museo Picasso, Barcelona
Los Hartos (Otra Vez) - Museo Experimental El Eco , Mexico City
2013
La Ruptura y sus antecedentes - Museo de Arte Moderno de Mexico City, Mexico City
Mexican Migrations - firstsite @ the minories art gallery, Colchester
Mixtape - Molaa Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA
2012
PHotoEspaña 2012 - PHotoEspaña, Madrid
Muestra de Gráfica Internacional 2012 - Galería Vértice - Guadalajara-México, Guadalajara
100 obras de la colección MAC - Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Bogotá - MAC, Bogota
Fifty Years Of Latin American Art: Selections From The Neuberger Museum Of Art - Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, NY
2011
Social Satire And Commentary From The Museumcollection - The Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM
Colectiva de Invierno 2011 - Galería Vértice - Guadalajara-México, Guadalajara
La Colección: Diferencia y continuidad en el arte moderno mexicano - Museo de Arte Moderno de Mexico City, Mexico City
The Good, The Bad, The Ugly? - Molaa Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA
Colectiva de Verano 2011 - Galería Vértice - Guadalajara-México, Guadalajara
Fotografica Bogota 2011 - Fotografica Bogota, Bogota
2010
Gran Reserva - Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende, Santiago
Vanguardia en papel. Figura y abstracción - Museo Nacional de Arte - MUNAL, Mexico City
Mexico Beyond Its Revolution - Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford, MA
A Century of Revolution: Mexican Art since 1910 - Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
Pintando la Educación - Museo Felipe Santiago Gutierrez, Mexico City
50 Years, 50 Works, 100th Anniversary - AMA Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, DC
Latin American Art: Glimpses from the 1960s and 1970s - Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, FL
2009
The Art of the Print - Gallery DeNovo, Ketchum, ID
Creative Dialogues: Latin American Prints & Printmakers - Center for Contemporary Printmaking (CCP), Norwalk, CT
2008
De Lo Verdadero A Lo Imaginado: Rastros Mexicanos - UAMA - The University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
Art of the Americas - Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Descubrimientos PHE 08 - Complejo el Aguila, Madrid
International Drawings of the 20th Century - CDS Gallery, New York City, NY
Die Hände der Kunst - MARTa Herford, Herford
2007
La Presencia - The Presence of Latin American Art in California Collections - Molaa Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA
2006
Sexwork. Kunst Mythos Realität - Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst (NGBK), Berlin
Auction 2006 - Molaa Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA
Contemporary Latin American Art - Molaa Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA
Beyond Borders - Mexican Art Inspires 20th-Century Art - Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
Die Künstler der Galerie - Galerie Tantow, Berlin
2005
An Exhibition of Mexican Masters and Contemporary Artists - Castel Gallery - College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY
Acquisitions and donations to the permanent collection 2003 - 2004 - Molaa Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA
The Art of the Print - AMA Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, DC
2003
Lo feo de este mundo - Images of the Grotesque - Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX
Siglo XX - Grandes Maestros Mexicanos - Los espacios inconformes - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey MARCO, Monterrey, NL
2002
Pas de deux - Fries Museum, Leeuwarden
Suite Europa 2002 - Colección de estampas digitales - Centro Nacional de la Cultura, San José
Artists of the People: Mexican Prints of the Twentieth Century - UMMA - The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
Suite Europa 2002 - Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki
2001
International Offerings - Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA
LATIN FLAVORS - Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1999
Mexican Works on Paper from the Museum's Collection - Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
1997
Mexican Masterpieces from the Lewin Collection - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
1982
La Biennale di Venezia : Settore Arti Visive : 1982 - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
Mexican Masters: Variations of Modern Mexican Art - Missoula Art Museum MAM, Missoula, MT
1978
Recent Latin American Drawings 1969 - 1976 - Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), Indianapolis, IN
Variations on Latin American Themes in New York - The Americas Society Art Gallery, New York City, NY
Mexican Art - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
1977
documenta 6 - Documenta, Kassel
Latin American Drawings: Lines of Vision - The Americas Society Art Gallery, New York City, NY
1974
Great Ideas of Western Man - CAC - Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
Latin American Prints from the Museum of Modern Art - The Americas Society Art Gallery, New York City, NY
1972
Looking South: Latin American Art in New York Collections - The Americas Society Art Gallery, New York City, NY
1971
Art After Art - Bergman Gallery, Cobb Hall 418, Chicago, IL
1970
Latin American Paintings and Drawings from the Collection of John and Barbara Duncan - The Americas Society Art Gallery, New York City, NY
1969
Latin American Paintings from the Salomon R. Guggenheim Museum - The Americas Society Art Gallery, New York City, NY
1967
The Artist as His Subject - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
1965
Personal Choice: Paintings and Sculpture from Houston Private Collections - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
1961
Los Hartos - Galería Antonio Souza, Mexico City
1959
5ª Bienal Do Museu De Arte Moderna De São Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo
1955
III Bienal Do Museu De Arte Moderna De São Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo

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