Oscar Tuazon: Fire Worship
Installation view
Aspen Art Museum
2019
Photo: Tony Prikryl

Oscar Tuazon
Collaborator
Installation view
Bellevue Arts Museum, WA
2019


Oscar Tuazon: Water School
Installation view
The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University
2019
Photo: Eat Pomegranate Photography


Oscar Tuazon: Water School
Installation view
The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University
2019
Photo: Eat Pomegranate Photography


Oscar Tuazon: Water School
Installation view
The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University
2019
Photo: Eat Pomegranate Photography


Oscar Tuazon: Water School
Installation view
The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University
2019
Photo: Eat Pomegranate Photography


Oscar Tuazon: Water School
Installation view
The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University
2019
Photo: Eat Pomegranate Photography


Oscar Tuazon: Water School
Installation view
The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University
2019
Photo: Eat Pomegranate Photography


Joe Bradley, Oscar Tuazon, & Michael Williams
Installation view
The Brant Foundation Library, Greenwich, CT
2018


Joe Bradley, Oscar Tuazon, & Michael Williams
Installation view
The Brant Foundation Library, Greenwich, CT
2018


Joe Bradley, Oscar Tuazon, & Michael Williams
Installation view
The Brant Foundation Library, Greenwich, CT
2018

Oscar Tuazon
Burn the Formwork
© Skulptur Projekte
2017
photo: Henning Rogge

Oscar Tuazon
Burn the Formwork
© Skulptur Projekte
2017
photo: Henning Rogge

Now I Know
2016
wood
115 x 93 32 cm
45.27 x 36.6 x 12.59 in

It Is Easy To Clean
2016
wood, aluminium, glass, iron paint, isolation foam
115 x 111 x 15cm
45.27 x 43.7 x 5.9 in

It Is Easy To Clean
2016
wood, aluminium, glass, iron paint, isolation foam
115 x 111 x 15cm
45.27 x 43.7 x 5.9 in

User Friendly
2016
cherry wood, douglas fir
60 x 230 x 100 cm
23.6 x 90.6 x 39.4 in

User Friendly
2016
cherry wood, douglas fir
60 x 230 x 100 cm
23.6 x 90.6 x 39.4 in

None of this existed
2016
douglas fir, oak
321 x 286.5 x 126 cm
126.4 x 112.8 x 49.6 in

It Is Easy To Clean
2016
wood, aluminium, glass, iron paint, isolation foam
115 x 111 x 15cm
45.27 x 43.7 x 5.9 in

Sunspace
2016
glass, aluminium, iron, wood,
aerated concrete blocks
240 x 180 x 84 cm
94.5 x 70.7 x 33.1 in

Untitled
2014
wood trunk, metal
262 x 90 x90 cm
103.14 x 35.4 x 35.4 in

Untitled
2014
wood trunk, metal
262 x 90 x90 cm
103.14 x 35.4 x 35.4 in

Oscar Tuazon
dépendance
2013
wood, metal, paint, glass
l 280 x w 420 x d 150 cm
l 110.2 x w 165.4 x d 59.1 inches

Oscar Tuazon
dépendance
2013
wood, metal, paint, glass
l 280 x w 420 x d 150 cm
l 110.2 x w 165.4 x d 59.1 inches

Oscar Tuazon
dépendance
2013
wood, metal, paint, glass
l 280 x w 420 x d 150 cm
l 110.2 x w 165.4 x d 59.1 inches
(installation view, Frieze Art Fair 2013)

Untitled
2013
plaster, metal
125 x 100 x 4 cm

Untitled
2011
Wood, metal, cinder block, concrete
H 145 x L 440 x W 245 cm

Untitled
2011
Wood, metal, cinder block, concrete
H 145 x L 440 x W 245 cm

Untitled
2011
Wood, metal, cinder block, concrete
H 145 x L 440 x W 245 cm

Untitled
2011
Wood, metal, cinder block, concrete
H 145 x L 440 x W 245 cm

Table Piece
2012
metal, wood
89 x 89 x 120 cm

Cracked Slab, 2009
Plexigass, security glass, plywood, steel, cement, mirror
papercrete, glassine, C print, mesh, plastic tarp, silicone, paint and tape
151 x 100 x 23 cm

Walking Boss, 2009
Padouk steel, flourescent lights in exterior housing
332 x 202 x 156 cm

F.T.W
Installation View
dépendance, Brussels
2009

Novel
Installation View
dépendance, Brussels
2010

Abstract Sculpture #2, 2010
Steel, Concrete, plywood, particle board, polyester resin, fiberglass,
steel mesh, cardboard, insulation panel, mirror.
150 x 25 x 50 cm

untitled
The concrete paintings
2008
Cast concrete with Newspaper
42 x 42 cm

Installation view
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York/NY, USA

Installation view
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York/NY, USA

Installation view
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York/NY, USA

Installation view
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York/NY, USA

1975, born in Seattle/WA, USA
Lives and works in Los Angeles

Education

2002-2003
Program/Cooper Union School of Architecture,
Architecture/Urban Studies Program, New York, NY

2001-2003
Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program,
Studio Program, New York, NY

1995-1999
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, NY

Solo Exhibitions

2020
Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Zürich (upcoming, June)

2019
Bonfire, dépendance, Brussels
Oscar Hansen, Standard Oslo, Oslo
Fire Worship, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado
Collaborator, Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA
Water School, Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, Michigan State University, Michigan

2018
FIRE, Maureen Paley, London
Luhring Augustine, New York, NY

2017
Building Fire, Radio Athènes, Athens
Une Colonne d’eau, Place Vendôme, Paris
Skulptur Projekte Münster, Münster
Gardar Eide Einarsson and Oscar Tuazon, Maureen Paley, London
See Through, Eva Presenhuber, Zurich

2016
Zome Alloy, Messeplatz Art Basel, Basel
General Contractor, dépendance, Brussels
Shelters, Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
Pubic Space (with Ariana Reines), Modern Art, London
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2015
T-Space, Steven Holl exhibition space, Duchess county, New York, NY
Breake the Glass, Kastro, Antiparos
This won’t take long, Paradise Garage, Los Angeles, CA
Consortium Dijon, Dijon

2014
Sensory Spaces 1, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Standard (Oslo), Oslo
Alone in an Empty Room, Ludwig Museum, Cologne
Home, Eva Presenhuber, Zürich

2013
Museo Madre, Naples
Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin
dépendance, dépendance, Brussels

2012
Karl Holmqvist – Oscar Tuazon, La Douane, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
Manual Labor, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich
We’re Just In It For The Money, Balice Hertling, Paris
Manual Labor, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich

2011
Die, The Power Station (Aldon Pinnell), Dallas, TX
Standard (Oslo), Oslo
America is my Woman, Maccarone, New York, NY
A Palazzo, Brescia

2010
Sex Booze Weed Speed, (with Garder Eide Einarsson), Rat Hole Gallery, Tokyo
Sex, Jonathan Viner, London
My Mistake, ICA – Institute of Contemporary Art, London
Oscar Tuazon, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern
My Flesh to Your Bare Bones (with Vito Acconci), Maccarone, New York, NY
One of My Best Comes, Parc St Leger – Centre d’Art Contemporaine, Pougues-les-Eaux

2009
Against Nature, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart
Bend It Till It Breaks, Centre internationale d’art et du paysage Ile de la Vassivière
F.T.W., dépendance, Brussels
That’s Not Made For That, David Roberts Foundation, London
Ass To Mouth, Balice Hertling, Paris
Untitled (Leave Me Be), Standard (Oslo), Oslo
Another Nameless Venture Gone Wrong, Haugar Vestfold Kunstmuseum, Tønsberg

2008
A Vow of Poverty, Maccarone, New York, NY
Kodiak (with Eli Hansen), Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Dirty Work, Jonathan Viner / Fortescue Avenue, London
This World’s Just Not Real To Me (with Eli Hansen), Howard House, Seattle, WA

2007
Where I Lived And What I Lived For, Module, Palais the Tokyo, Paris
I’d Rather Be Gone, Standart (OSLO), Oslo
Oscar Tuazon / Mike Freeman, Castillo / Corrales Gallery, Paris
Voluntary Non vulnerable (with Eli Hansen), Bodgers and Kludgers,
Vancouver, BC

Group Exhibitions

2019
In Plain Sight, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
Chicago Architecture Biennial 2020, Chicago, IL
Lost Without Your Rhythm, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado
Sperm Cult, LAYART, Los Angeles, CA

2018
Joe Bradley, Oscar Tuazon, & Michael Williams – The Brant Foundation Library, Greenwich, Connecticut
Collection on Display: Oscar Tuazon, Banks Violette, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich
Odradek, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö
Jay Defoe – The Ripple Effect, Le Consortium, Dijon

2017
Indian Water, Ca’ Bembo, Venice, Italy The Queen Falls, Galería OMR, Mexico City
The Transported Man, Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Unpacking: The Marciano Collection, Marciano Art Foundation, Los Angeles, CA*
Urban Planning: Art and the City 1967-2017, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
Wormwood, Ellis King, Dublin

2016
PLATFORM 15: Oscar Tuazon, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln
Exquisite Corpse, Galerie Chantal Crousel at The Mistake Room, Los Angeles, CA
Les Possédés, Friche La Belle de Mai, Marseille

2015
Works on paper, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich
Desire of the Other, Annka Kultys Gallery, London
Opposite the Other Side, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
Sculptures Also Die, Firenze, Centre for Contemporary Culture Strozzina, Florence
Courtyard exhibition, Maccarone, Los Angeles, CA
Un Pont, Public dedication of Memorial, Commandos d’Afrique, Belfort
Andy Warhol sul comò, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Villa Croce, Genova

2014
Living in the Material World, Kunstmuseen Krefeld
Living in the Material World, Galerie im Taxipalais, Innsbruck
The Motorman, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
The Hawker, dependence at Carlos/Ishikawa, London
Alone In An Empty Room, Museum Ludwig, Cologne
Second Autumn, Art Stations gallery, Poznan
Chez Perv, team (gallery inc.), New York, NY

2013
Hello Goodbye Thank You, Again, And Again, And Again (curated by Anthony Huberman), Castillo/Corrales, Paris
Folk Devil, David Zwirner, New York, NY
STANDARD (OSLO): “Sea Salt and Cross Passes”, The Modern Institute, Glasgow
Standard Escape Routes, STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo
The Glass Show, Jonathan Viner, London
From Triple X To Birdsong (In Search Of The Schizophrenic Quotient), curated by MarcOlivier Wahler, Gallery Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, CA

2012
dépendance, Brussels
Minimal Myth (curated by Francesco Stocchi), Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Fondazione Giuliani, Rome
Whitney Biennial 2012, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

2011
Sculpture Now, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich
The Language of Less, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
The Art of Narration Changes with Time, Sprüth Magers, Berlin
ILLUMInations (curated by Bice Curiger), 54th International Art Exhibition –
La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
The Shape of Things to Come: New Sculpture Part 1, Saatchi Gallery, London
Tableaux, Le Magasin, Grenoble
THE WAY IT WASN’T, Culturgest, Porto
After Images (curated by Fionn Meade), Musée Juif de Belgique, Bruxelles
Isabelle Cornaro, Nikolas Gambaroff, Oscar Tuazon, Eli Hansen, A Palazzo Gallery, Brescia
Fragments Americana (curated by Hedi Slimane), Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels
Dystopia, CAPC Bordeaux, Bordeaux
Art In The City, Art Brussels, Brussels
Under Construction, SAKS, Geneva
Light In Darkness, Western Bridge, Seattle, Washington
Poste Restante (curated by Eric Fredericksen), Artspeak, Vancouver
You and Now, Balice Hertling, Paris

2010
Displaced Fractures – Über die Bruchlinien in Architekturen und ihren Körpern, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich
The Way It Wasn’t (Celebrating Ten Years of castillo/corrales, Paris), Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, MN
Dynasty, Palais de Tokyo & Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris
Art Public (with Balice Hertling/Standard (Oslo), Art41 Basel, Basel
Rehabilitation, WIELS Center for Contemporary Art, Brussels
Perpetual Battles, Baibakov Art Foundation, Moscow
When Do You See Yourself in Ten Years?, Standard (Oslo), Oslo
The Concrete Show, Galleria Franco Noero, Turin
A Basic Human Impulse, GC.AC, Galleria Comunale d’Arte Contemporanea di Monfalcone, Monfalcone
Mutinity Seemed a Probability, Fondazione Giuliani, Rome
Box With The Sound Of Its Own Making, Western Bridge, Seattle, WA
The Nice Thing About Castillo/Corrales…, castillo/corrales, Paris
Les Sculptures Meurent Aussi, La Kunsthalle Mulhouse, Mulhouse
Infinite Fold, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris

2009
Evento, Bordeaux
Insiders : praqtiques, usage, savoir-faire, CAPC, Bordeaux
Prix Ricard, Espace Paul Ricard, Paris
Display With Sound, IPS, Birmingham
LMCC Sculpture Park, New York, NY
Free As Air And Water, Cooper Union Houghton Gallery, New York, NY
Wood, Maccarone, New York, NY
Gennariello, Balice Hertling, Paris
I was a Stranger, Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin
Mirrors (curated by Gyonata Bonvicini), MARCO, Vigo
Of Vagrant Dwellers in the Houseless Woods (curated by Eric Fredericksen), Or Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Utopie et Quotidiennete, Centre d’Art Contemporain Geneva, Geneva
Sauvagerie Domestique, Galerie Eduard-Manet, Genevilliers
Use It For What It’s Used For (with Eli Hansen), Temporary Sculpture Park, Lower Manhattan
Cultural Council, New York, NY
L’image Cabrée, 11? Prix Fondation d’entreprise Ricard, Fondation d’entreprise Ricard, Paris
Hello Goodbye Thank You, Again, castillo/corrales, Paris

2008
Alex Hubbard and Oscar Tuazon, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO
September Show, Tanya Leighton, Berlin
Degrees of Remove: Landscape and Affect, Sculpture Center, Long Island, NY
Sommerakademie, Paul Klee Zentrum, Bern
You Complete Me, Western Bridge, Seattle, WA
Transformational Grammar, Francesca Kaufmann, Milan
Sack of Bones (Los Angeles), Peres Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Group show, dépendance, Brussels
Contemporary Northwest Art Awards, Reed College, Portland, OR
Rendez-Vous Nowhere, Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz
The Station (curated by Shamim Momin), Miami, FL
Suddenly : Where We Live Now, Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Portland, OR

2007
A Town (Not a City), Kunsthalle St. Gallen, St. Gallen
Exposition N°1, Galerie Balice Hertling, Paris
Documenta 12 Magazine Projects, under the auspices of Metronome, Kassel

2006
The Elementary Particles (The Paperback Edition), Standart (OSLO), Oslo
Minotaur Blood, Fortescue Avenue/Jonathan Viner, London
Down By Law, The Wrong Gallery, Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
An Open Operation, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh
for Death, Halle 14, Leipzig
The Culture of Fear, ACC Galerie, Weimar
Metronome no. 10, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
Living Underground, Siuslaw National Forest, OR

2005
Secret Room, Kanazawa
Baroque Geode, Sundown Salon, Los Angeles, CA
Bridges, University of Colorado, Denver, CO

2004
Slouching Towards Bethlehem, The Project, New York, NY
Xtreme Houses, Lothringer13, Munich, Germany and Halle 14, Leipzig
Adaptations, Kunstehalle Fridericianum, Kassel
Our Mirror, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY
Urban Renewal: City Without a Ghetto, Temporary Services, Chicago, IL
Urban Renewal: City Without a Ghetto, Princeton School of Architecture, Princeton, NJ
The Subsidized Landscape, The Center for Architecture, New York, NY
Sprawl, Hudson Clearing, New York, NY
Adaptations, with Richard Fischbeck, Apex Art, New York, NY, USA

2003
Wight Biennial, with Richard Fischbeck, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
24/7, CAC, Vilnius
Float, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York, NY
Deathtime, 27 Canal, New York, NY
Whitney Independent Study Program, Galapagos, Brooklyn, New York, NY
Whitney Independent Study Program, with Bea Schlingelhoff, New York, NY
Totally Motivated, with Gardar Eide Einarsson, Kunstverein Munich
Between the Lines, with Gardar Eide Einarsson, Apex Art, New York, NY
City Without a Ghetto, Artists Space, New York, NY
Inscribing the Temporal, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna

2002
STRIKE, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton
Coming Soon, Whitney Independent Study Program, New York, NY
Museum of the White Man, New York and Suquamish, WA

2001
Programmable City, Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York, NY
Landlords Instant Cash!, P.S.1 Center for Contemporary Art, New York, NY
Building Codes, Lower East Side Tenement Museum, New York, NY

LIVE
Publisher: DoPe Press
June 2014
24 x 28 cm
9.5 x 11 in
Design: Madame Paris
ISBN: 978_0_9911804-0-0
EUR 60.00
USD 65.00

Leave Me Be
Publisher: DoPe Press
softcover, 120 pg.
16 x 23 cm
Ed. 700
ISBN: 978-2-9539788-1-0
EUR 22.00

DIE
Publisher: The Power Station
By Oscar Tuazon, Kim West and Ariana Reines
English
19.1 x 25.9 cm
ISBN: 978-0984023004
paperback, 58 pg.
SOLD OUT

I Can’t See
Publisher: DoPe Press and Paraguay Press
Editors: Oscar Tuazon with Thomas Boutoux,
Pierre Francois and dorothee Perret
Graphic Design: Pierre Francois
English, German and French
June 2012
soft silkscreened cover
272 pg, 24 x 32 cm
ISBN: 978-2-918252-05-4
SOLD OUT

SexBoozeWeedSpeed
Gardar Eide Einarsson and Oscar Tuazon
2011, pg. 112
Ed. 700
Publisher: Rat Hole Gallery
EUR 23.00