Juan Araujo at PEER, London, UK
26 April 2019For PEER, Juan Araujo has created a new series of paintings and multimedia works that are based on photographs taken during his research visits to the Henry Moore Foundation in Perry Green, Hertfordshire and the Barbican Centre, London in early 2018. These two sources enabled the artist to pursue one of his long-term preoccupations - the consideration of how various articulations of modernist histories can be variously read through art and architecture, and the connections between them.
The book launch of ‘Juan Araujo: El jardin de los senderos que se bifurcan’ will take place at ARCO Madrid.
1 March 2019The book launch of ‘Juan Araujo: El jardin de los senderos que se bifurcan' will take place at ARCO Madrid this year, at Cristina Contemporary Art, Stand 9A05. The publication has been produced through a collaboration between Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Galleria Continua, Galeria Luisa Strina, and Stephen Friedman Gallery, London.
'Juan Araujo: El jardín de los senderos que se Bifurcan' at Culturgest, Lisbon, Portugal
20 October 2018'El Jardin De Los Senderos Que Se Bifurcan' centres on an installation by Juan Araujo that explores the Pop Art appropriation of Roy Lichtenstein. Frequently quoting from twentieth century visual art and architecture, Araujo examines the historical references that define our creative processes today.
Juan Araujo and Luiz Zerbini in 'Southern Geometries, from Mexico to Patagonia' at the Fondation Cartier pour l'art Contemporain, Paris, France
14 October 2018Featuring over 70 artists from the Pre-Columbian period to the present, 'Southern Geometries, from Mexico to Patagonia' celebrates the geometric art of Latin America. Included in the exhibition are Juan Araujo's 'Homage to the Square #1', 2016, and Luiz Zerbini's 'Bambú Amarelo', 2016.
Juan Araujo in ‘An American City’ at Front International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
14 July 2018Venezuelan artist Juan Araujo has work included in 'An American City' for the inaugural Cleveland Triennial which will examine the ever-changing and politically urgent conditions of an American city.
Juan Araujo in Copy, Translate, Repeat: Contemporary Art from the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros at 205 Hudson Gallery, New York
8 February 2018'Copy, Translate, Repeat: Contemporary Art from the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros', which includes Juan Araujo's 'Valles and Ventanas', 2000, showcases the innovations of contemporary art produced around, in, and about the region we call Latin America.
Juan Araujo Special Commission for AnoZero: Biennial of Coimbra, Portugal
11 November 2017A new series of paintings by Juan Araujo titled 'Taxidermy of representation and other stories about Jorge Molder' have been specially conceived for the second edition of the Coimbra Biennial. The works are created from reproductions of photographs in books about the renowned Portuguese writer and photographer Jorge Molder.
Juan Araujo in 'Roberto Burle Marx" Brazilian Modernist' at Deutsche Bank, Kunsthalle, Berlin, Germany
7 July 2017This exhibition explores the work and influence of Roberto Burle Marx (1909-1994), one of Brazil's most innovative and prolific landscape architects of the twentieth century. The richness and breadth of the artist's oeuvre is realised over more than 100 works which will go on display alongside international contemporary artists who have been inspired by Burle Marx.
Juan Araujo in 'Roberto Burle Marx: Brazilian Modernist' at Jewish Museum, New York
6 May 2016The Brazilian artist Roberto Burle Marx (1909-1994) is one of the most prominent landscape architects of the twentieth century. His famous projects range from the remarkable mosaic pavements on the seaside avenue of Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana Beach to the multitude of gardens that embellish Brasilia, one of several-large scale projects he executed in collaboration with famed architect Oscar Niemeyer.
Juan Araujo to give presentation as part of the 5th Edition of the Fundacion Cisneros Seminar, Asociación Cultural Humboldt in Caracas, Venezuela
16 October 2015Venezuelan artist Juan Araujo is to give a presentation at the Asociación Cultural Humboldt in Caracas, Venezuela, as part of the fifth edition of the Fundación Cisneros seminar. The seminar is titled ‘After Landscape: Perspectives and Traces of the Traveler'.
Juan Araujo at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit, Michigan, USA
18 September 2015Venezuelan artist Juan Araujo features in 'United States of Latin America' at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. The exhibition brings together more than thirty emerging artists from Latin America, many of whom will be exhibiting in the United States for the first time.