Marco Maggi

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Marco Maggi
Born1957 (age 65–66)
Montevideo, Uruguay
EducationState University of New York at New Paltz (MFA)

Marco Maggi (born 1957 in Montevideo, Uruguay) is a New York- and Uruguay-based artist[1] whose work incorporates common materials such as office paper, aluminum foil, graphite, and apples to create micro drawings, sculptures, and macro installations.[2]

Maggi represented Uruguay at the 2015 Venice Biennale.[3]


Maggi received an MFA from the State University of New York in New Paltz.[1]

Public collections[edit]

Maggi's work is included in the public collections of Museum of Modern Art (New York), Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Walker Art Center (Minneapolis), Whitney Museum of American Art (New York), Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago Art Institute, Hammer Museum (Los Angeles), Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Cisneros Collection (New York), and the Daros Foundation (Zurich).[4]

Selected shows[edit]

Mercosur Biennial (Porto Alegre, Brazil 2001), São Paulo Biennial (São Paulo, Brazil 2002), Havanna Biennial (Havanna, Cuba 2003), Construcciones & Demoliciones (Centro Cultural de España Montevideo, Uruguay 2003), Gwangju Biennial (Gwangju, Korea 2004), Pontevedra Biennial (Pontevedra, Spain 2006), Poetics of the Handmade (Los Angeles MoCA, CA 2006), New Perspectives in Latin American Art, 1930 - 2006 (MoMA, NY 2008), Bienal de Guatemala (Guatemala, 2010), Optimismo Radical (NC Arte Bogotá, Colombia 2011), Bienal de Cuenca (Cuenca, Ecuador 2012), Lentissimo (Vassar College, NY 2012), Drawings in Portuguese (Instituto Tomie Ohtake, São Paulo, 2012), Figari Prize, Career Award (Museo Figari Montevideo, Uruguay 2012).


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  • Levin, Kim. "New papers", Village Voice, July 21–27.
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  1. ^ a b "Marco Maggi Biography and Links – Marco Maggi on artnet". Retrieved 2012-05-07.
  2. ^ *"Visual Yogiisms in Marco Maggi's PARKING ANY TIME at Josée Bienvenu Gallery « The Drawing Center". 2010-11-01. Archived from the original on 2012-03-05. Retrieved 2012-05-07.
  3. ^ "Marco Maggi will represent Uruguay at the upcoming Venice Biennale". November 2014. Retrieved 2014-11-03.
  4. ^ "Marco Maggi Bio" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-05-07.

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