Window Wall
2016
aerated concrete blocks, aluminium frame, glass, paint, plaster, polyurethane insulation foam
151 x 201 x 60.70 cm
59.4 x 79.1 x 23.9 in

 

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

 

Shadespace
2016
wood, aluminium frame, glass, iron, iron paint
203 x 150 x 114 cm
79.9 x 59 x 44.88 in

 

Shadespace
2016
wood, aluminium frame, glass, iron, iron paint
203 x 150 x 114 cm
79.9 x 59 x 44.88 in

 

I Don’t Know Just Like Everything
2016
plaster, plexiglass, wood, iron
163 x 75 x 9.5 cm
64.17 x 29.52 x 3.74 in

 

I Don’t Know Just Like Everything
2016
plaster, plexiglass, wood, iron
163 x 75 x 9.5 cm
64.17 x 29.52 x 3.74 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

 

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, USA

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

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

 

Solo Exhibitions

2017
Skulptur Projekte Muenster, Muenster
Gardar Eide Einarsson and Oscar Tuazon, Maureen Paley, London
See Through, Eva Presenhuber, Zurich

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

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

2014
Sensory Spaces 1, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Standard (Oslo), Norway
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, Switzerland
We’re Just In It For The Money, Balice Hertling, Paris
Manual Labor, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland

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

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

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

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

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

Group Exhibitions

2017
Oscar Tuazon, OMR Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico.

2016
PLATFORM 15: Oscar Tuazon, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, USA.
Exquisite Corpse, Galerie Chantal Crousel at The Mistake Room, L.A., USA
Les Possédés, Friche La Belle de Mai, Marseille, France

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

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, USA
The Hawker, dependence at Carlos/Ishikawa, London, UK
Alone In An Empty Room, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Second Autumn, Art Stations gallery, Poznan, Poland
Chez Perv, team (gallery inc.), New York, USA

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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