Jan Mot

Mario Garcia Torres

Born in 1975 in Mexico
Lives in Mexico City


Bibliography

Artist Books

Una Promessa Non Mantenuta, Mario Garcia Torres con Gabriele di Fronzo, Matteo Nucci, Enrico Remmert, Gianluigi Ricuperati, Eleonona Sottili & Emiliano Poddi, Andrea Tarrabia, Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, 2017

Mario Garcia Torres & Tomoko Hirasawa, Xoco. The Kid Who Loved Being Bored, Tokyo 2013

Jens Hoffman (ed.), Mario Garcia Torres: 9 at Leo Castelli, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriquena, 2009

Mario García Torres - I Promise... 2004 - en cours, éditions du Jeu de Paume, Paris 2009

Mario Garcia Torres, Christopher D’Arcangelo, 84 West Broadway New York, NY 10007, Luca Lo Pinto and Mario Garcia Torres, Rome, 2005

Selected Publications

Vincenzo de Bellis, Caroline Dumalin (eds.). Mario Garcia Torres. Illusion Brought Me Here. Brussels: WIELS Contemporary Art Centre; Minneapolis: Walker Art Center; London: Koenig Books, 2019

There’ll never be a door. You’re inside. Works from the Coleção Teixeira de Freitas. Madrid: Fundacion Santander, 2019, p.130

Paul Willemsen, Beeldende kunst, De Witte Raaf – 200, juli-augustus 2019, pp. 25-27

Lucy Cotter, The Exhibition After Time and Space: a Reflection on Mario Garcia Torres’s Museum Survey Illusion Brought me Here and Beyond. Mousse Contemporary Art Magazine, Issue #66, Winter 2019, pp. 114-121

Aram Moshayedi, Mario Garcia Torres Forget Aesthetics. L’Officiel Art International, n°28, November 2018, pp.68-73

A-Z. Die Sammlung Marzona / The Marzona Collection. Nationalgalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Verlag Kettler, 2017

Mario Garcia Torres.
An Arrival Tale, TBA21, Vienna 2016

Mario Garcia Torres. Let’s Walk Together, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City 2016 (EN/ES)

Manifesta Guide, Manifesta 11, la Fondation internationale Manifesta, Zürich 2016, p. 106-7

Dorothée Dupuis, Conversation with Mario Garcia Torres, Flash Art, March 2016

Mario Garcia Tores, ‘A Few Questions Regarding the Hesitance at Choosing a Bottle of Wine or a Bouquet of Flowers’, Sur, vol. 2 (2015), p. 50–52, 101–2

Andrea Kroksnes, ‘Arte Poveras parallelle praksis 1968–2015 / Arte Povera’s Parallel Practice 1968–2015’, in Fattig kunst, rik arv : Arte Povera og parallelle praksiser 1968-2015 / Poor art, rich legacy : Arte Povera and parallel practices 1968-2015, ed. by Randi Godø (Norway: Museet for samtidskunst, 2015), p. 7–56

Gaile Robinson, Mario Garcia Torres reveals his take on earthworks, Star Telegram, 22.4.2015

Aram Moshayedi, Mario Garcia Torres presents Alan Smithee, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles 2014 http://hammer.ucla.edu/exhibitions/2014/hammer-projects-mario-garcia-torres/

Frank Expósito, 500 Words: Mario Garcia Torres on I am not a Flopper, Artforum online, 12.09.2014

Mario Garcia Torres, Wall Street International, 11.08.2014

Sur, Volume 1, Studies for Player Piano, Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite, 2014, p. 53-87

Chambres de luxe. Künstler als Hoteliers und Gäste, Ausstellungskatalog, Kunstmuseum Thun und dem Verlag für moderne Kunst Nürnberg 2014, p. 34-41

Conversation entre Mario Garcia Torres et Michel Gauthier, 19 février 2014, Centre Pompidou, https://www.centrepompidou.fr/cpv/ressource.action?param.id=FR_R-1693cc4c7b2e637961a856f157b06eed&param.idSource=FR_E-59a7832c29a7ecd75b3cff73f7eaf335

Mario Garcia Torres at Madre, Critics’ picks, Artforum online, 08.2013

L’origine des choses, CENTRALE for contemporary art, 2013

Documenta 13. The Guidebook, Ostfilern 2012, p. 476

Juan Gaitan, IT, Conversation with Mario Garcia Torres, Mousse 34, 2012, pp. 168-173

Anne Detheridge, Scultori della speranza, Trento, 2012, pp. 258, 265-266

1000 Words: Mario Garcia Torres Talks about Tea, Artforum, vol. 50, n. 10, Summer 2012: pp. 262-265

Grace Beaumont, Mario Garcia Torres, Artforum online, 2011

Garcia Torres, Mario. Te invito a mi mundo II. Mexico City: Proyectos Monclova, 2011

Araújo, Walo and Mónica Kupfer (eds.). The Sweet Burnt Smell of History. 8th Panama Art Biennial – Entering the Canal Zone. Panama: Fundación de Arte y Cultura, 2011

initiArt Magazine, November 2010, Mario Garcia Torres interviewed by Selina Ting, www.initiartmagazine.com/interview.php?IVarchive=1

Chris Sharp, The Art Of Tomorrow, 2010, p. 142-145

29th Biennial of Sao Paulo Catalogue, 2010, p. 352

Creamier – 10 International Curators Select 100 Emerging Artists, Phaidon, 2010, p. 116-117

Centre Pompidou-Metz (ed.), Chefs-D’Oeuvre?, 2010, p. 383

Fundacion MARCO (ed.), El Medio es el Museo (cat.), C.A. Gràfica, Madrid, 2009, p. 92-95

Rosalind Furness (ed.), The Cartier Award: Mario Garcia Torres, Frieze Talks 2006-2008, London, 2009, p. 60-61

Max Andrews & Mariana Canepa Luna, A Stake in the Mud, A Hole in the Reel, Art&Co, N. 5, Winter 2009, p. 121-122

Francesco Pedraglio, Open Letter To Mario Garcia Torres, N. 68-69, 2009, p. 46-55

Antoine Marchand, Mario Garcia Torres, 02, N. 49, Spring 2009, p. 23-26

Steven Jacobs, Frank Maes (eds.), Beyond the Picturesque, SMAK, Gent, 2009, p. 186-191

Roberta Smith, Fia Backstrom, Mario Garcia Torres, Stephen Kaltenbach, New York Times: Art Review, 17/04/09, p. C27

Glen Helfand, Berkeley: Mario Garcia Torres, Artforum.com: Critics’ Pick, 15/04/09

Claudia Arozqueta, Recursos Incontrolables y Otros Desplezamientos Naturales, Artforum.com: Critics’ Pick, 15/04/09

Chris Fitzpatrick, Reference Material: Mario Garcia Torres in Conversation, Art in America Magazine online, 13.04.2009

Judith Souriau, Un certain usage de la fiction dans l’art contemporain, Art Présence, N. 63, Janvier 2009, p. 36-41

Jessica Berlanga Taylor, Mario Garcia Torres Proyectos Monclova, Art Forum, January 2009, p. 232

Elisabeth Wetterwald, Mario Garcia Torres: Some Places to Which We Can Come, 20/27, N. 2, 2008, p. 119-135

Christophe Gallois, Woorden en dingen, Metropolis M, N. 2, april-may 2008, p. 28-37 (Dutch)
Christophe Gallois, Words and Things, Metropolis M, N. 2, april-may 2008, p. 101-103 (English)

Francesca Manacorda, Lydia Yee and Corinna Gardner (eds.), Encyclopaedia of Terrestrial Life, Vol. VIII, Barbican Art Gallery, London, 2008, p. 164

Eva Scharrer, Animating the Void: The Reenactments of Mario Garcia Torres, Modern Painters The International Contemporary Art Magazine, March 2008, p. 74-77

Christophe Gallois, Mario Garcia Torres, présent et absent/ Mario Garcia Torres, Present and Absent, Artpress, N. 341, January 2008, p. 45-48

Robert Storr, Mario Garcia Torres, Think with the Senses - Feel with the Mind. Art in the Present Tense, Venice, 2007, p. 118 - 119

Elodie Royer and Sandra Terdjman, Who Killed Robert’s Secret, 02, N. 41, Spring 2007, p. 24-25

Vivian Rehberg, The Last Piece by John Fare, Frieze, N. 108, June-July-August 2007, p. 251

Nicolas Trembley, A la recherche des idées perdues, Numéro, N. 86, September 2007

Emmanuelle Lequeux, Mario Garcia Torres, vidéaste post-conceptuel, Beaux-Arts Magazine, N. 281, November 2007, p. 104-105

Jessica Morgan, Categorical Imperatives, Artforum, September 2007, p. 393

Craig Burnett, Mario Garcia Torres’s Secrets and Lies, Artreview.com, 1/10/2007

Ricardo Sanchez, (ed.), Les Nuevos Leones / The New Lions, Forum, Monterrey, 2007, p. 18-21

Laura Barnett, The Guardian, 11/10/07, p. 29

Mario Garcia Torres, Steve Rushton and Raimundas Malasauskas, Date Due, Kadist Foundation and Revolver, Paris, Frankfurt a/M, 2007

Sven Lütticken, Mario Garcia Torres. Stedelijk Museum CS, Artforum, November 2007, p. 386

Martijn van Nieuwenhuyzen, Mario Garcia Torres. Rehearsing History, Back and Forth, Flash Art, October 2007, p. 112-114

Catrin Lorch, Mario Garcia Torres. Reclaiming Art History; The Animatio of Narrative Threads, Frieze, September 2007, p. 164-165

Magali Arriola, Fragments of History, Spike, Vienna / Berlin, summer 2007, p. 54-61

Julie Rodrigues Widholm, Escultura Social. A New Generation of Art from Mexico City, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, and Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2007, p. 132-137

Chus Martinez (ed.), Whenever It Starts It’s The Right Time –Strategien für eine unstetige Zukunft, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, 2007 (cat.)

Mieke Mels, Hans De Wolf, Koen Leemans and Luk Lambrecht, Commitment, bkSM, Wetteren, 2007, p. 96 (cat. with a contribution by Mario Garcia Torres)

Guy Bloch-Champfort, L’Art Conceptuel des Gensollen, Connaissance des Arts, March 2007, p. 75-78

Perry Grayson, The Beautiful and the Random, The Times, 24/01/07

Jan Verwoert, Lessen in bescheidenheid. De open academie als model, Metropolis M, N. 4 augustus-september, 2006, p. 46-51

Mario Garcia Torres, Letter to Christopher D’Arcangelo, More stories on absence, Extra City, Antwerp, 2006, p. 71-76

Georg Leutner, World’s Best New Art, Unreal Projects, Verlag für moderne Kunst Nürnberg, 2006

Beatrice Josse, Hélène Guenin, Invisible Collection Productions, FRAC Lorraine, 2006, p. 123-124

Cuauhtémoc Medina, De conceptual a tropicoso, Reforma – Cultura, 5/7/6

Mario Garcia Torres, Algunos Lugares: Mario Garcia Torres, Pazmaker, Fundacion del Centrohistorico de la cuidad de Mexico A.C., March 2006

Frédéric Bonnet, Tour des Galeries, Bruxelles, Journal des Arts, N. 240, 23/06/06

Yves Aupetitallot, Review: Videos & Films Collection Pierre Huber, JRP/Ringier, CAC – Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble, 2006

Lars Kwakkenbos, Van Kunst naar Commercie, Cultuur & Media De Standaard, 21/04/06

Paula Aisemberg, Gilles Fage, Philippe Grand, Une Vision du Monde. La Collection Vidéo d’ Isabelle et Jean-Conrad Lemaître, La Maison Rouge, Paris, 2006

Luca Cerizza, Mario Garcia Torres, Some Stories I Overheard and Have Now Twisted, Neue Review, January, 2006, p. 26-30

Suzanne Pagé (ed.), I Still Believe in Miracles. Dessins Sans Papier, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris/ ARC

Roos Gortzak, Herhaling, herhaling, herhaling, De Volkskrant, 23/02/05

Raimundas Malasauskas, Never Seen or Done Before, Newspaper Jan Mot, N. 45, January 2005

Ellen Maria De Wachter, Brussels: Jan Mot. Today is Just a Copy of Yesterday. Contemporary, N. 75, 2005, p. 73

Raimundas Malasauskas, The Answer Is Never the Same, Newspaper Jan Mot, N. 43, August 2004

Elena Filipovic, What Did You Expect?, Frieze, N. 86, October 2004, p. 170

Luis Miguel and Mario Garcia Torres, Contract for a Never-to-Be-Seen-by-the-Patron Artwork, Cabinet Magazine, Issue 14 Doubles, 2004, New York, p. 34-35