1963 · Mexico
Teresa Margolles (b. 1963, Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico) has exhibited extensively for more than two decades, both in Latin America and abroad. In 2019, she received a special jury mention for her work at the 58th Venice Biennale. Recent solo exhibitions include En la Herida, Kunsthalle Krems, Austria (2019); Te alineas o te alineamos (You fall in line or they put you in line), BPS22 Musée d'art de la Province de Hainaut, Charleroi, Belgium (2019); La Carne Muerta Nunca Se Abriga, Museo de la Solidaridad, Santiago, Chile (2019); Estorbo, Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá, Colombia (2019); A new work by Teresa Margolles, Witte de With, Rotterdam, Netherlands (2018); Ya Basta Hijos de Puta, PAC Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy (2018); and Mundos, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal, Canada (2017). Margolles has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Artes Mundi Prize and Prince Claus Award for Culture and Development in 2012. She represented Mexico at the 53rd Venice Biennale in 2009 with What Else Could We Talk About?.
Her work is held in the permanent collections of major institutions worldwide, including Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Torino, Italy; Colección Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Mostoles, Madrid, Spain; Colección Fundación ARCO, Madrid, Spain; Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA; Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland; FRAC Lorraine, Metz, France; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; Colección Isabel y Agustín Coppel, Culiacan, Mexico; Kunsthaus Zürich, Switzerland; Colección Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico; Musée d’Art Contemporain, Montreal, Canada; Museion Museo d’arte moderna e contemporanea, Bolzano, Italy; Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico; Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico; Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany; Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Poland; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada; Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany; Pérez Art Museum, Miami, FL; Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ; Tate Modern, London, UK and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX.