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Mateo López

Bogota, Colombia. 1978
Sí, pero no

Banco de la República – Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia, 2021.

Sí, pero no

Banco de la República – Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia, 2021.

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Banco de la República – Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia, 2021.

Sí, pero no

Banco de la República – Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia, 2021.

Sí, pero no

Banco de la República – Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia, 2021.

Sí, pero no

Banco de la República – Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia, 2021.

Sí, pero no

Banco de la República – Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia, 2021.

Sí, pero no

Banco de la República – Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia, 2021.

Sí, pero no

Banco de la República – Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia, 2021.

Sí, pero no

Banco de la República – Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia, 2021.

Sí, pero no

Banco de la República – Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia, 2021.

Sí, pero no

Banco de la República – Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia, 2021.

Sí, pero no

Banco de la República – Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia, 2021.

Sí, pero no

Banco de la República – Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia, 2021.

Sí, pero no

Banco de la República – Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia, 2021.

Sí, pero no

Banco de la República – Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia, 2021.

Sí, pero no

Banco de la República – Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia, 2021.

Undo List

2017. The Drawing Center, New York, United States.

Undo List

2017. The Drawing Center, New York, United States.

Undo List

2017. The Drawing Center, New York, United States.

Undo List

2017. The Drawing Center, New York, United States.

Undo List

2017. The Drawing Center, New York, United States.

De la línea al movimiento: Inventar cosas para hacer mientras se camina

2017. Blueproject Foundation, Barcelona, Spain.

De la línea al movimiento: Inventar cosas para hacer mientras se camina

2017. Blueproject Foundation, Barcelona, Spain.

De la línea al movimiento: Inventar cosas para hacer mientras se camina

2017. Blueproject Foundation, Barcelona, Spain.

De la línea al movimiento: Inventar cosas para hacer mientras se camina

2017. Blueproject Foundation, Barcelona, Spain.

Constelaciones

2014. MAMM (Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín), Colombia.

Constelaciones

2014. MAMM (Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín), Colombia.

Constelaciones

2014. MAMM (Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín), Colombia.

Constelaciones

2014. MAMM (Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín), Colombia.

Casa desorientada

2013. Salón Nacional de Artistas (Jardín botánico de Medellín), Colombia.

Casa desorientada

2013. Salón Nacional de Artistas (Jardín botánico de Medellín), Colombia.

A Trip from Here to There

2013. MOMA (The Museum of Modern Art), New York, United States.

A Trip from Here to There

2013. MOMA (The Museum of Modern Art), New York, United States.

A Trip from Here to There

2013. MOMA (The Museum of Modern Art), New York, United States.

A Trip from Here to There

2013. MOMA (The Museum of Modern Art), New York, United States.

A Trip from Here to There

2013. MOMA (The Museum of Modern Art), New York, United States.

A Trip from Here to There

2013. MOMA (The Museum of Modern Art), New York, United States.

A Trip from Here to There

2013. MOMA (The Museum of Modern Art), New York, United States.

A Trip from Here to There

2013. MOMA (The Museum of Modern Art), New York, United States.

2011. VIII Bienal de Mercosur, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
2011. VIII Bienal de Mercosur, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
2011. VIII Bienal de Mercosur, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
2010. XXIX Bienal de São Paulo, Brazil.
2010. XXIX Bienal de São Paulo, Brazil.
Made to Measure

2010. Gasworks, London, United Kingdom.

Made to Measure

2010. Gasworks, London, United Kingdom.

Made to Measure

2010. Gasworks, London, United Kingdom.

Made to Measure

2010. Gasworks, London, United Kingdom.

Made to Measure

2010. Gasworks, London, United Kingdom.

The practice of Mateo López (Bogotá, 1978) speaks of cartographies, journeys and construction processes while revolving around the themes of chance, encounter, time, and the connection of events that take place in our daily life. His work traces a conceptual approach and expands from drawings to installations, architecture, films and sculptural coreographies.

Recent solo shows include: Si Pero No, Casa Republicana, Museo Banco de la República, Bogotá (2021); Hesitante, Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo (2021); Make Do And Mend, Goodman Gallery, London (2020); Escultura de viaje (with Bruno Munari), Travesía Cuatro, Mexico City (2020); Ruta del Castor, Mexico City (2020); Bodega Piloto, Bogotá (2019); N+1, Travesía Cuatro, Madrid (2019); Play, Casey Kaplan, New York (2019); XYZ, Travesía Cuatro, Guadalajara (2018); Blueproject Foundation, Barcelona (2018); Undo List, Drawing Center, New York (2017); Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo (2016); Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York (2015); Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo (2011).

Recent group shows: Goodman Gallery, Cape Town (2019); KMAC Museum, Louisville (2019); Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín, (2019); Contemporary Art from the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, Puebla (2019); Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá (2018); Museo de Arte de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá (2018); Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit (2017); MuBE, São Paulo (2017); MoMA, New York (2017); MANA Contemporary, Jersey City (2016); UCCA Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing (2016); Drawing Room, London (2015).

Major awards and residencies include the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative, William Kentridge’s Protégé, Geneva Switzerland in 2012 and the Gasworks Residency Program, London, UK in 2010, which was followed by an exhibition.

Collections which his work is part of include: MoMA Museum of Modern Art, USA; CACI Centro de Arte Contemporânea Inhotim, Brazil; Banco de la Republica, Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Colombia; CIFO Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, USA; Coleção Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, Venezuela and USA; Coleção Berezdivin, Puerto Rico.

Beetle (cucarron)

2016. Structure in wire, gypsum, charcoal and wooden chair. Variable dimensions.

Vessel detail (Casa desorientada)

2018. Hand painted ceramics. Variable dimensions.

Manzana

2013. Paper,color ink, apple seed. Variable dimensions.

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Inhale

2016. Ink on paper. 66 x 100 cm.

Exhale

2016. Ink on paper. 66 x 100 cm.

Modular structure nº2

2018. Steel, automotive paint, wood. 120 x 80 cm

Piedra de grafito

2014. Graphite on paper, structure. Variable dimensions.

The waist of my time

2015. Wood, paper collages. 90 x 80 x 60 cm

The waist of my time

2015. Wood, paper collages. 90 x 80 x 60 cm.

Mariposa Monarca

2015. Wood, Watercolor and ink on paper. Variable Dimensions.

Mariposa Monarca

2015. Wood, Watercolor and ink on paper. Variable Dimensions.

Paper palace

2010. 29 Bienal de Sao Paulo. Brazil.
Variable dimensions.

Gabinete blanco

2010. Mixed media. Variable dimensions.