Marcos Lora Read

artista: 

Marcos Lora Read

 

 

Marcos Lora Read, Santo Domingo 1965

Lives and works in Santo Domingo
                                         

Fine arts and Illustration, Altos de Chavón, La Romana, RD 1989.
Advanced studies in Bronze Founding, Sculpture Center NYC. USA. 1991.
Post-graduate degree of Anrhem Superior School of Art, Netherlands. 1993.

Solo Show
1990 “Visión Para Un Pueblo” Museum of Modern Art, Santo Domingo.
1992 “Vuelta” Altos de Chavón Museum, La Romana.
1993 “Glosario” Arnhem Museum of Modern Art and Gallery 20, Arnhem.
         “Seis Días de Babel en Amsterdam”, Metis Gallery, Amsterdam.
1994 “La Calimba” Castillo del Morro, 5th Havana Biennial.
         “One Day Without Skin” Metis Gallery, Amsterdam.
1995 “Limit Connection” Ifa Gallery, German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bonn.
         “Renuncio” Berini Gallery, Barcelona.
1996 “Dancing With the Death” Metis Gallery, Amsterdam.
         “Resistiré” Gallery 20, Arnehm.
1997 “A Deal is a Deal”, Metis Gallery, Amsterdam.
         “Mi Casa es Tu Casa, Amigo” Van Reekum Museum. Apeldoorn, Holland.
1998 “La Casa del Nómada” Miami Art Museum, Miami
         “Sobre Islas” Saro León Gallery, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
         “Caribe Erótico” Joan Guaita Gallery, Palma de Mallorca.
1999 “Quo Vadis” Metis Gallery, Amsterdam.
2000 “Anécdotas de Un Hijo Prodigo” Main Gallery of Altos de Chavón, La Romana.
2001 “Vuelta a La Luz” Main Gallery of Altos de Chavón, La Romana.
2002 “Kid Kapikua” CRP Sto. Dgo. Metis Gallery, Amsterdam.
2003 “Retrovision” CRP Gallery. La Marina, La Romana.
2004 ”Men in Mars” Cité Internacionale des Arts. Paris.
2005 “Croix” Nikki Marquardt Gallery, Paris.
         “Sacros y Paganos” Main Gallery, Altos de Chavon, La Romana.
2006 “Cabezas de Palo” Main Gallery, Altos de Chavon, La Romana.

Group Show
1990 “El Libro como Arte/El Libro en el Arte” Barbara Fendrick Gallery, New York.
1991 “Dos Islas Ocho Artistas del Caribe” Samagra Gallery, Paris.
1992 “Una Nueva Mirada al Caribe” Espace Carpeaux, Courbevoie.
         “Encuentro con los Otros” Hann. Münden, Kassel.
1993 “Invitaciones” (Harald Vlugt-Lora Read) De Waag, Lieden.
1994 “La 5 Bienal de La Habana” Ludwing Forum, Aachen.
         “Otro País” Gran Canaria, Mallorca, Barcelona.
1995 “La Joven Arte Latinoamericana” House of World Cultures, Berlin.
1996 “Un Nuevo Viaje” Arts Center of Krems, Austria.
         “Arte Contemporáneo Dominicano” Américas Society, New York.
1997 “Islas” CAM, Gran Canaria, Museum of Andalucian Contemporary Arts, Seville.
1998 “Mesotica” Museum of Contemporary Arts, San José, Costa Rica.
         “El Caribe Insular” Iberian-American Museum of Badajoz.
1999 “Diásporas” Public spaces, Oviedo, Asturias.
2000 “Breaking The Seals of Paradise” Stedelijk Museum, Shiedam. Netherlands.
2001 “La Fortaleza del Arte Contemporáneo Dominicano” Puerto Plata.
2002 “Cada Cual Sabe lo Suyo” CRP Gallery, Santo Domingo.
2003 “Visas” (Oder die Verhinderrung des Reisens) Bonn - Stuttgart.
         “Espacios Mestizos” Finca de Osorio, Gran Canaria.
2004  “Poeticas Artísticas de La Violencia” Contemporary Arts Space of Castellon.
          “Itinerant images” Zentrum für kultureproduktion, Bern, Switzerland.
          “Latitudes” Hôtel de Ville, Paris.
2005  “Cuerpo (in) Propio”. Museum of Modern Art, Santo Domingo.
2006  ACP Museum of Modern Art, Santo Domingo.

Biennial exhibitions of Plastic Arts
7th Biennial of Visual Arts, Santo Domingo. Dom. Rep. 1990.
4th Havana Biennial, National Museum, 1991.
18th Biennial of Visual Arts, Santo Domingo, 1992. (Guest artist)
5th Havana Biennial, Castillo de Morro. Cuba (Guest artist)
22th International Biennial of Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1994.
1st Johannesburg Biennial, South Africa, 1995.
1st Iberian-American Biennial of Lima, Peru, 1997.
5th Eventa Biennial, Uppsala, Sweden, 2000.
4th Caribbean Biennial, Santo Domingo, Dom. Rep. 2001
50 International Biennial of Venice. Venice, Italy. 2003.

Prizes and Distinctions
2001 Gold Medal 4th Caribbean Biennial, Santo Domingo.
1999 National Prize of the Critics, Best Dominican Personage abroad.
1998 3rd Prize of Painting, XXX Festival International de Cagnes-sur-Mer.
1996 2nd Prize of the Best Stand, Art Amsterdam.
1990 1st Prize in Free Style Category, National Biennial of Santo Domingo.

Grants and Residences
1990 Rubiscolarchip, Sculpture Center, New York.
1993-94 Fund and Residence Heinrich-Boll, Cologne-Bonn.
1995 Artist in Residence, Herblay Cultural Centre, Pontoise.
2003-94 Artist in Residence, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris.
2004 Artist in Residence. ECAV. Sierre, Switzerland.

Main Collections
National Museum of Modern Art, Santo Domingo.
Van ReeKum Museum, Apeldoorn.
Ludwieg Forum Für International Kunst, Aachen.
Atlantic Centre of Modern Art, Gran Canaria.
NOG. Collectie, Amsterdam.
Contemporary Arts Museum of Costa Rica.
Miami Art Museum, Florida.
Camargo Town Hall, Santander.
Government of Gran Canaria.

Commissions
“Entre dos Aguas” Intec Santo Domingo, 1991.
“Power Agreement” Modern Art Museum of Arnhem, Netherlands. 1993.
“40 mts. de Espacio Schengen” Palau de la Virreina, Barcelona Town Hall. 1995.
“Entre Aguas Mansas” Atlantic Centre of Modern Art, Gran Canaria. 1997.
“El Jeepetón” (Naves para El Tercer Mundo) Santander Airport. 2001.
“Emersión Atlántica” Botanical Garden of Las Palmas, Gran Canaria. 2003.

Speeches and Conferences
Ateliers Arnhem, Netherlands, 1996.
Miami Art Museum 1998.
Altos de Chavón. 1999.
Espacios C, Santander. 2001.
CRP La Marina, Casa de Campo. 2003.
Ecole cantonale d’art du Valais, Switzerland. 2004.
Escuela de Artes Plasticas, San Juan, Puerto Rico. 2007

Selection of Specialized Publications
Interview of Marcos Lora Read, Revista Lápiz 162, Madrid, 2000.
La Casa del Nómada, Sculpture Magazine, Miami 1998.
Marcos Lora Read, ArtNexus, No25 Bogotá 1997.
Una Mirada Diferente de Colon, Kunstbeeld, vol. 4 Amsterdam, 1996.

Art Fair
Art Fair of Cologne 94’ Frank und Zimmerman Gallery.
Art Fair of Frankfurt 95’ Ruta Correa Gallery.
Arco 96’ Berini Gallery.
Art Amsterdam 96’ Gallery 20 (Solo Stand)
Art Amsterdam 97’ Gallery Metis
Arco-Latino 97 Guest (Solo Stand)
Arco 98’ Makana Gallery (Solo Stand)