Biography

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"...I make visible the violent moment in which we live, where we feel that life has no value. It is competition, power, violence, and chaos. The viewer may choose to identify with the powerful or with the vulnerable..."

Selected Solo Exhibitions

Miguel Angel Ríos: Walkabout, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA, USA

2011Miguel Angel Ríos: Walkabout, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, México City, Mexico

Mecha, Nederlans Instituut voor Mediakunst, The Netherlands

2009: Miguel Angel Ríos, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires (MALBA), Buenos Aires, Argentina

On The Edge, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA, USA

Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France

2008A Morir, Sala de Arte Contemporáneo, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

Aquí, Fries Museum, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

2007: Aquí, Ex-convento de Tepoztlán, Morelos, Mexico

Aquí, Blaffer Art Museum, Houston, TX, USA

2006-2007A Morir, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ, USA

Concentrations 49: Miguel Angel Ríos, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX, USA

2006Miguel Angel Ríos: Love, Miami Art Museum, FL, USA

2005: Miguel Angel Ríos, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., USA

1999Manhattan Códice, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, México City, Mexico

1992Miguel Angel Ríos, Museo de Arte Moderno, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  

Selected Public Collections

The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY, USA

Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO), Miami, FL, USA

Colección Isabel y Augustín Coppel

Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, New York, NY, USA


Daros Latinamerica Collection, Zürich, Switzerland

Fries Museum, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

Fundación Arte y Mecenazgo, "La Caixa", Barcelona, Spain

Fundación Costantini, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano (MALBA), Buenos Aires, Argentina

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., USA

Kunsthalle Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

La Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA

Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL, USA

Musée d’Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Priest-en-Jarez, France

Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Toulouse, France

Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo (MEIAC), Badajoz, Spain

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León (MUSAC), León, Spain

Museo Nacional, Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain

Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA), Barcelona, Spain

Museu Fundação Serralves, Porto, Portugal

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH), Houston, TX, USA

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, NY, USA

Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), Miami, FL, USA

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ, USA

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA, USA

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