Javier Téllez  |  Biography

 

1969        Born in Valencia, Venezuela

                Lives and works in New York

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016        Javier Téllez, Museo de Arte, Universidad Nacional de Bogotá, Colombia

                To Have Done with the Judgment of God, Koenig & Clinton, New York City, NY

2014        Shadow Play, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

                Games are forbidden in the labyrinth, Walter and McBean Galleries, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, USA

                Games are forbidden in the labyrinth, REDCAT Gallery co-produced with Kadist Art Foundation, Los Angeles, USA,

2013        Praise of Folly, SMAK, Ghent, Belgium

                The Conquest of Mexico, Figge von Rosen Galerie, Cologne, Germany

2012        Ungesehen und unerhört II: Javier Téllez, Museum Sammlung Prinzhorn, Heidelberg, Germany

                Rotations, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Switzerland, Zurich

2011         Letter on the Blind for the Use of Those Who See, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, US              

                O Rinoceronte de Dürer, Fruits, Flowers, and Clouds, MAK, Vienna, Austria

                Letter on the Blind for the Use of Those Who See, Moca Cleveland, Cleveland, US

                O Rinoceronte de Dürer, Galerie Arratia Beer, Berlin, Germany

2010        Vasco Araújo/Javier Téllez - Larger than Life, Marco, Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Spain, cur. Isabel Carlos

                Vasco Araujo/Javier Téllez - Larger than Life, Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal

2009       4 ½, curated by Hilke Wagner, Kunstverein Braunschweig

                Mind The Gap, curated by Sabine Schaschl, Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel

                Javier Téllez: International Artist in Residence, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, cur. Mercedes Vicente, New Plymouth

                Caligari und der Schlafwandler, Figge von Rosen Galerie, Cologne

                Javier Téllez. Letter on the Blind for the Use of those who See, Musée d’Art de Joliette, Canada

2008       Der Brief über die Blinden zum Gebrauch für die Sehenden, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zürich

2007       Production-in-Residence-program, Baltic Art Centre, Visby

                Oedipus Marshal, Figge von Rosen Galerie, Cologne

2006       Oedipus Marshal, Aspen Art Museum, USA

                The Battle of Mexico, Galerie Arratia, Beer, Berlin

                La Passion de Jeanne d’Arc (Rozelle Hospital), Peter Kilchmann Gallery, Zürich

2005       La Passion de Jeanne d’Arc (Rozelle Hospital), The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery Toronto

                Stereoview, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, New York

2004       A Hunger Artist, Museo Carillo Gil, Mexico City

2002       Alpha 60 (The Mind-Body Problem), White Box, New York

                A Hunger Artist, Sala Mendoza, Caracas

2001        Bedlam, Sala 7, Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City

                Aire de México, La Panadería. Mexico City

2000       Bounced, Serge Ziegler Galerie, Zürich

1999        I am Happy Because Everyone Loves Me, Gasworks Gallery, London

1997        The Ship of Fools, Sala Mendoza, Caracas

1996        Penalty, Silverstein Gallery, New York

                The Cure of Folla, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas and Museo Arturo Michelena,Valencia

                Jonac 2001 mg, Silverstein Gallery, New York

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016        Sitelines.2016: New Perspectives On Art Of The Americas - SITElines, Santa Fe, USA

2015        FIRE AND FORGET. ON VIOLENCE, KW Institute for Contemporary, Berlin

                Contour 7: A Moving Image Biennale, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Belgium  

2014        Artlovers - Histoires d’Art dans la Collection Pinault, Grimaldi Forum Monaco, Monaco

                Here and Elsewhere, Frac Nord-Pas de Calais Collection, Espacio Promoción del Arte– Tabacalera, Madrid, Spain,

                The Torches of Prometheus, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

                Under The Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA,

                acting-out: the institution denied, Anxiety Arts Festival London 2014, Colechuch House, London, UK

                High Horizon: Bruegelland early 21th century, Stedelijk Museum, Lier, Belgium

                inSite: Cuatro ensayos de lo público, sobre otro escenario, La Tallera, Cuernavaca Mexico  

                Recycling Memory: Recapturing the Lost City, IX Biennial of Visual Arts of Nicaragua, Managua, Nicaragua

                2nd CAFAM Biennale: Invisible Hand: Curating as Gesture, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China

                El Hotel Electrico, M HKA Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium                    

                The Marvelous Real. Contemporary Spanish and Latin American Art from The MUSAC Collection”,  MOT Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan,

                We are living on a star, Henie Onstad Art Center, Høvikodden Norway

2013        Infra-Mince, Figge von Rosen Galerie, Berlin, Germany

                Ils sont nous et nous sommes eux!, Collection FRAC Nord / Pas de Calais, Centre Arc en Ciel, Liévin, France

                À Triple Tour, Pinault Colleciton, Conciergerie, Paris, France, cur. Caroline Bourgeois

                Au-delà de cette limite votre ticket nʼest plus valable, Pavillon Vendôme, Vichy, France

                Pataphysics: A Theoretical Exhibition, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, US

                Disabled by Normality, DOX CCA, Prague, Czech Republic

                What To Do, Fundació “la Caixa” Contemporary Art Collection, Caixa Forum Barcelona, Spain              

                Changing Scenes: Points of View in Contemporary Media Art, The Fabric Workshop & Museum, Philadelphia, US,

2012        Garden of Learning, Busan Bienniale 2012, Busan, Korea, cur. Roger M. Buergel

                Voice of Images, Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy

                Niet Normaal – Differences on Display, The Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool, UK, cur. Ina Gevers & Garry Robson

                dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel, Germany, cur. Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev

                Parallelwelt Zirkus, Kunsthalle Wien, Austria, cur. Verena Konrad

                Aire de Lyon, Victoria Northoorn, Fundación Proa, Buenos Aires, Argentina

                Wunder, Kunsthalle Krems, Krems, Austria, cur. Praxis für Ausstellung und Theorie

                Track, SMAK, Gent, Belgium & Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland, cur. Philippe Van Cauteren & Mirjam Varadinis

2011         3 Expositions + 1 Film, Monaco National Musée Nouveau, Villa Paloma, Monte Carlo, Monaco

                Miracles, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, cur. Praxis für Ausstellung und Theorie

                A terrible Beauty is born, 11th Biennale de Lyon, Vitctoria Noorthoorn, Thierry Raspail, Thierry Prat, Lyon

                Dublin Contemporary 2011, St Stephans Green House, Dublin, Ireland

                A Slowdown at the Museum, Extra City Kunsthal Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

                Universo vídeo. Fleeting Stories, Laboral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Gijón, Spain

                El grito, Musac Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y León, León, Spain, cur. María Inés Rodriguez & Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy

                Too late, too little, and (how to) fail gracefully, Kunstfort Asperen, Asperen, Netherlands, cur. Nathalie Hartjes

                Unter Helden, Vor-Bilder in der Gegenwartskunst, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nurnberg, Germany

                Yes we don’t, Institut d’Art Contemporain, Villeurbanne, France, cur. Nathalie Ergino & Joëlle Benzakin

                Tracing the unseen border, LaMaMa La Galleria, New York, NY, USA, cur. Ian Cofre & Omar Lopez-Chahoud

                Crisiss. América Latina, arte y confrontacion 1919-2010, Palacio de Bellas Artes, X-Teresa, cur. Gerardo Mosquera Mexico City, Mexico

                Daydream Believer!!, Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions, Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan, cur. Hiroko Tasaka

2010        Die Nase des Michelangelo, Galerie Peter Kilchmann at Marktgasse, Zurich, Switzerland

                Epílogo (Epilogue), Museo de Arte de Zapopan, Zapopan, Mexico, cur. Cristián Silva

                Sem Fronteiras, Museu Bispo de Rosário Arte Contemporânea, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, cur. Wilson Lazaro

                De Frente al Sol (Facing the Sun), Galerie Martin Janda, Vienna, cur. Patrick Charpenel

                Alienator: Le Retour, Museum Murten, Murten, Switzerland, cur. Esther Jungo/Charlatan

                Model Kits, Musac Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Castilla y León, León, Spain, cur. María Inés Rodríguez

                Adaptation, The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada, cur. Helena Reckitt

                11. Tiennale Fellbach Kleinplastik 2010, Stadt Fellbach Kulturamt, Fellbach, Germany

                Substitute Teacher, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, US, cur. Regine Basha

2009       Périfériks, CAN Centre d’Art, cur. Kader Attia, Neuchâtel

                Acciones Disolventes: Videoarte Latinoamericano, Centro Cultural Chacao, cur. Carlos Palacios, Caracas

                Exposition of Mythology, Electronic Technology, Nam June Paik Center, cur. Chung Chul Lee, Gyeonggi

                Alienator on Tour, Marks Blond Project, cur. Esther Jungo, Bern

                Islands + Ghettos, Stadtmuseum Graz, cur. Johan Holten    

                Alienator on Tour, Ancienne Gare, cur. Esther Jungo, Fribourg

                For You / Para Usted. Videos aus der Daros-Latinamerica Sammlung, Daros Exhibitions, Zürich

                Acting Out, ICA, cur. Jen Mergel / Nicolas Baume, Boston

                Islands + Ghettos, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst e.V., cur. Johan Holten, Berlin

2008       Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum, New York

                Rational/Irrational, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin

2007       Between two deaths, curated by Ellen Blumstein and Felix Esslin, ZKM, Karlsruhe

                Jump-Cuts: Venezuelan Contemporary Art from the Colección Mercantil, cur.Jesús Fuenmayor, Tahía Rivero and Lorena Gonzales, cifo, Miami

                Constructing a poetic universe: The Diane and Bruce Halle Collection of Latin American Art,The Museum of Fine Artys, Houston

                Visiones del paraíso: utopías/distopías/heterotopías, espacio 1414, San Juan

2006       postEr, curated by Dimitrios Antonitsis, Hydra School Project, Hydra

                On Mobility (final sequence), curated by Saskia Bos, De Appel, Amsterdam

                Die Kunst erlöst uns von gar nichts, curated by Paz Aburto Guevara a.o., ACC Weimar

                Capital Culture, curated by Marco Scottini, prometeogallery di Ida Pisani, Milano

                Dark Places, curated by Joshua Decter, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Los Angeles

                When Artists Say We, Artists Space, New York

                T1 Pantagruel Syndrome, Castello di Rivoli, Museo d’ Arte Contemporanea, Turin

                InSite_05, curated by Carmen Cuenca/ Michael Krichmann, San Diego/Tijuana

                Prague Biennale 2, curated by Marco Scotini, Section “Accion Directa”, Prague        

                Jump Cuts – Venezuelan Contemporary Art, Americas Society, New York

                The Here and Now, The Renaissance Society, Chicago

2004       On Reason and Emotion, Biennale of Sydney, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

                Emotion eins, curated by Nikolaus Schaffhausen, Frankfurt Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main

                Settlements, Musée d’Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne Métropole, St. Etienne

2003       Utopia Station, 50 Venice Biennale, curated by Hans-Ulrich Obrist a.o., Venice

                Living in a Cloud, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin

                2nd Valencia Biennale, Valencia

                Prague Biennale 1, Pheripheries become the center, Prague

                Dreamspaces/Entresuenos, Lobby Gallery of Deutsche Bank, New York

                Forbidden, Gana Art Center, Seoul

                Etnografia: Instrucciones de uso, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas

                Queens International, Queens Museum of Art, Queens

2002       Fotofest, Houston Community College, Houston

                Bienal Iberoamericana de Lima, Lima

                Thinking Local: Gonzalo Lebrija, Cristian Silva & Javier Téllez, Sicardi Gallery, Houston

                TABU - Mavericks und heisse Eisen, curated by Sabine Schaschl-Cooper, Kunsthaus Baselland, Switzerland

2001        Plateau of Humankind, curated by Harald Szeemann, 49 Venice Biennale, Venice

                Yokohama Triennale, Tokyo

                Ideal House, NICC, Antwerp

                Hieronymus Bosch, Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam

                Loop: Alles auf Anfang, curated by Klaus Biesenbach, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich

2000       Gwangju Biennale, cur. Kwang-su Oh, South Korea

                Greater New York: New Art in New York Now, P.S.1/MOMA, Long Island City

                SOS: Scenes of Sounds, Tang Museum, Saratoga

                False Start, curated By Cecilia Brunson, Center for curatorial studies, Bard College,Annandele on Hudson

                The End, Exit Art, New York

                Demonstrationsräume: A, Or Gallery, Vancouver, Canada and Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago

1998        III Bienal Barro de América, Paço das Artes, Sao Paulo

                X Premio Mendoza, Sala Mendoza, Caracas

                Longitud de Onda: Videos-Fotografía, Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas

1997        Así Está la Cosa, Centro Cultural Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City

                Primera Bienal de Artes Visuales MercoSur, Porto Alegre

                Norte del Sur: Venezuelan Art Today, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa

1996        Video Faz, Art & Idea, Mexico City and Museo de Guadalajara

1995        Imaginary Beings, Exit Art, New York

                Una Visión del Arte Venezolano, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Sofía Imber, Caracas

1994        Insane Asylum, I.S.P. P.S.1 Museum, Long Island City

                The Art of the next generation, Cristinerose Gallery, New York

                Courage, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York

                Let the Artists Live, Exit Art, New York

                Projects, Franklin Furnace Archive, New York

 

Bibliography

2012        Parallelwelt Zirkus, Verena Konrad a.o., Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, pp. 22-42, 264-267, ex. cat.

                dOCUMENTA (13) Una crueldad tolerable, Angela Molina, El Pais, Madrid, June 25

                Art on Tracks at dOCUMENTA, Gregory Volk, Art in America, New York, June 20

                Documenta 13, Ana Teixeira Pino, Art Agenda, New York, June 10

                Javier Téllez, Aoife Rosenmeyer, Art in America, New York, April 5 

                Ent-Art, Daniel Morgenthaler, Züritipp, Tages-Anzeiger, Zurich, Feb. 16

2011         Wunder, Daniel Tyradellis, Beate Hentschel, Dirk Luckow, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, p. 204, ex.cat 

                A terrible Beauty is born, 11th Biennale de Lyon, Vitctoria Noorthoorn, Thierry Raspail, Thierry Prat, Lyon, pp. 216, 340, ex.cat 

                Daydream Believer!, Yebishu Intern. Festival for Art & Alternative Visions, Tokyo, pp. 66-67, ex.cat 

                EXPosition of mythology – Electronic technology”, Manu Park, Nam June Paik Art Center, Gyeonggi-do (Korea),  Youngbin Kwon, pp. 116-117, ex. cat 

                11th Biennale de Lyon, Elisabeth Lebovici, Artforum, New York, December, Vol. 50, No. 4, pp. 242-243 

                Lyon Biennale, Art Review, London, Issue 55, December, pp. 131+132 

                11th Biennale de Lyon, Christy Lange, Frieze, London, No. 143, Nov./Dec., p. 144 

                Ausstellungen, Monopol, Berlin, No. 11, p. 144 

                Wundert euch!, Ulrich Schnabel, Die Zeit, Hamburg, No. 41, 6.10.2011 

                Letter on the Blind, For the Use of Those Who See, S.E. Smith, Pastelegram Review, July 15

                Modern-day parable: Artist’s film expands upon Indian tale about blind men who encoun-ter an elephant, Jeanne Claire van Ryzin,

                The Austin American Statesman, July 13

                Bertarelli streicht die Segel, Herr Wichtig bellt und Netzer lächelt, Andrea Fopp, Basler Zeitung, Basel, June 15, p. 34 

                Javier Téllez’s O Rinoceronte de Dürer at Arratia, Beer, Berlin, Ana Teixeira Pinto, 

                www.art-agenda.com,  New York, Feb. 

2010        Erdkunde, Klaus Biesenbach, Monopol, Berlin, No. 4, April, p. 16

                Javier Téllez, Pedro Reyes (int.), Bomb, New York, No. 110, March, pp. 80-87

2009       One Day Sculpture, Frieze, London, June, July, August, p.193

                Art prowls at theatre, Laird Harper, South Taranaki Star, Taranaki, March 26

                Ferocious fundraisers a roaring success for everybody”, Harriet Palmer, Taranaki Daily News, Taranaki, March 23

                The ultimate cinematic experience”, Govett Art Gallery, Media Release, New Plymouth, March 10

2009       Auf Caligaris Stern, Maria Becker, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Zurich, June 6, p. 42

                Jeanne d’Arc in der Psychiatrie, Ingeborg Ströle, Basellandschaftl. Zeitung, Liestal, May 8, p. 29

                Verrückte Welten, Karen N. Gerig, Basler Zeitung, Basel, Apr. 27

                Imaginäre Welten, Basler Zeitung, Basel, Apr. 24

                Javier Téllez, 41/2 und Mind The Gap, Anne-Kathrin Auel, Kunst-Bulletin, Zurich, June, pp. 70-71 

                For You / Para Usted. Videos aus der Daros-Latinamerica Sammlung, Javier Téllez, Daros Exhibitions, Zurich, Apr. 24, pp. 34-35, ex. mag.

                Bis zum Tod – Videokunst aus Lateinamerika bei Daros, Philipp Meier, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Zürich, No. 129, June 8, p. 28 

                Die verrrückten Welten des Javier Téllez, Christoph Doswald, Tages-Anzeiger, Zürich, May 13,p.4

                Von einem anderen Stern, Georg Imdahl, Kölner Stadt–Anzeiger, Cologne, No. 60, March 12

                Das Innen und Aussen des Traums, Melanie Weidemüller, Stadtrevue, Das Kölnmagazin, Cologne, March

2008       Des Schlafwandlers Wissen, Katrin Bettina Müller, TAZ Die Tageszeitung, Berlin, Nov. 21

                Javier Téllez. Invisible populations; animals, sight, translation and interpretation, Steven Stern, Frieze, London, No. 116, June / July / Aug., pp. 210 - 211

                Afterall, ed. Charles Esche / Thomas Lawson / Mark Lewis / Dieter Roelstraete, text by Michèle Faguet , Museum van Hedendaagse, Antwerp, pp.45 - 54

                Diary: Performance Anxiety. Political currents at the Whitney Biennial, RoseLee Goldberg, Modern Painters, New York, pp. 42 - 45

                Comelo, lamelo, roncalo, jodelo, Adrian Searle, El Cultural, Madrid, April 3-9, pp. 36-38

                Whitney Biennial 2008, Andrzej Lawn, Flash Art, Milan, No. 260, May-June, pp. 79/ 84 

                Whitney Biennial 2008, Steven Stern, Frieze, London, May

                Whitney Biennial 2008, ed. Henriette Huldich / Shamin M. Momin, text by Trinie Dalton, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York / Yale University Press,

                New Heaven and London, pp. 238 - 239, ex. cat.

                Mimétisme. Extracity, Antwerp, Eva Wittocx, Flash Art, Milano, No. 259, March – April, p. 82

2007       Residentes. 2003-2007 Paris, Philippe Roller, Paris, pp. 216 - 219

                Was war, Review: “Between to Deaths” in Karlsruhe, Daniel Völzke, Monopol, Berlin, No.7, July, p. 121

                Footnotes on Geopolitics, Market, and Amnesia, 2 moscow biennale of contemporary art, Moscow, Mar. 1 – Apr. 1, p. 168-169, ex. cat.

                100 Latin American Artists, Rosa Olivares, Exit Publications, Madrid, pp. 410-413, 452, cat.

                Between two deaths, Ellen Blumenstein, Ensslin Felix, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Hatje Cantz, Ostifildern, pp. 28, 55, 58, 232-235, 303, ex. cat

                Bloss keine Diskurs-Kacke. Karlsruhe: „Zwischenn zwei Toden im ZKM“, Dorothee Baer-Bogen schütz, Kunstzeitung, Regensburg, No. 129, May, p. 15

                Entrückte Anmut: ‘Oedipus Marshal’ von Javier Téllez in Köln, Catrin Lorch, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Frankfurt am Main, Apr. 7, p. 50

                Ärger im 21. Stockwerk. Die zweite Moskau-Biennale für zeitgenössische Kunst, Samuel Herzog, NZZ Online, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Zürich, March 14

2006       On Mobility, van Weelden, Dirk, De Appel, Amsterdam, ex.cat., pp. 72-73

                Javier Téllez bei Peter Kilchmann, Von Burg, Dominique, Kunst-Bulletin, Lucerne,No.5,May, p. 64

                Biennals/Survey Shows, Bradley, Will, Frieze, London, Issue 96, Jan/Feb.

                Un Nuevo y Bravo Mundo, El Perro, Costa, Jordi a.o., Sala Alcalá, Madrid, ex.cat.,pp. 32, 91-101

2004       Report from Sydney, South by Southeast, Wei, Lilly, Art in America, New York, No. 11, Dec., pp. 63-65

                Biennale of Sydney, Ward, Ossian, Frieze, London, No. 86, Oct., p.169

                On Emotion and Reason: The 14th Biennale of Sydney, Wei, Lilly, Art Asia Pacific, New York, No. 42, Fall, pp. 24-25

                14th Biennale of Sydney, Doherty, Claire, Art Monthly, London, Vol.43/No.3,July/Aug.,pp. 29-30

2003       Dis(lo)cation, Gonzales, Julieta. Prague Biennale 1, ex.cat.

2002       Javier Tellez, Alpha 60 (The mind-body problem), Cotter, Holand, The New York Times,NY,18 Oct.

                Javier Téllez: Institutionalized Aesthetics, Flash Art International, Milan, July/Sept.

                Crazy World, Klaasmeyer, Kelly, Houston Press, Vol.14/No. 31, 1-7 Aug.

                Los Viajes Imaginarios de la Locura, El Nacional, Papel Literario, Caracas, 1 June

                Una Bienal del Sur, El Ojo Breve. Reforma, Mexico City, 8 May

2001        Videodrome, Hoptman, Laura, Flash Art International, July-September

                The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, Lewisohn, Cedar, Flash Art International, Jul./Sept.

                Mexico on My Mind: Javier Téllez, Iwasaki, Hitomi, Fine Arts, Tokyo, No. 43 El Encierro (lo) cura, Cuauhtémoc, Medina, El Ojo Breve. Reforma, Mexico City, 19 Apr.                        

                Javier Téllez, Loop: Alles auf Anfang, Harris, Larissa, Kunstwerke, Berlin, ex.cat.

                Javier Téllez, Arriata, Euridice, Tema Celeste, Milan, Summer

                Learning from Spiders, Brett, Guy, La Biennale di Venezia, Italy, ex.cat.

2000       Inside and Out: Playful Wit Reigns at Skidmore’s New Museum, The New York Times,NY, 22 Dec.

                Javier Téllez, Kent, Sarah, TimeOut, New York, #1529, London, 8-15 Dec.

                Greater New York, Siegel, Katy, Artforum International, May

                Plato’s Cave, Alberti’s Window and Benthams Panopticum: Notes on Javier Téllez’s I am Happy Because Everyone Loves Me, Zamudio, Raúcl,

                NY Arts, New York, Vol. 5, May

                New York Contemporary, Defined 150 Ways, The New York Times, New York, 6 Marc Exotica Incognita, Kim, Yu Yeon, Man + Space,

                Kwangju Biennale, Korea, ex.cat.

1999        Javier Téllez in Gasworks, Negrotti, Rosanna, What’s On in London, 8 Dec.

1998        Sobre las estrategias de exhibición, Papel Literario, El Nacional, Caracas, 29 Nov.

                Mi arte es un virus que vive en las grietas, Lebon, Manuel, El Universal, Caracas, 9 Sept.

                Javier Téllez: Licantropía, Mendoza, Ana, El Globo, Caracas, 7 Sept.

                1ere Biennale do Mercosud, Jouannais, Jean Ives, Art Press, Paris, No. 232, Feb.

                Bienal Mercosul, Sichel, Berta, Flash Art International, Milan, Vol.XXXI, No.198., Jan./Feb.

                First Mercosur Biennial, Haber, Alicia, Art Nexus, Miami, No. 27, Jan./March

                El artista trickster o de como el hospital se metió dentro del museo, Hernández,Carmen, Arte y Locura: Espacios de Creación, Serie Reflexiones en el Museo,

                Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas, No. 3.

                Penalty, Estilo, Añ’96o 9/No.33

                Los palimpsestos de la identidad, Estilo, No. 34

                IX Salón Mendoza, Fajardo-Hill, Cecilia, Sala Mendoza, Caracas, ex.cat.

                Longuitud de Onda, Fuenmayor, Jesús, Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas, ex.cat.

1997        Así está la cosa: Nada más latinoamericano que temer parecerlo, Centro Cultural Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, ex.cat.

                La Nave de los Locos, Gallo, Rubéen, Fundación Mendoza, Caracas, ex.cat.

                Primera Bienal de Artes Visuales Mercosur, Morais, Federico, Guevara, Roberto,  Porto Alegre, Brazil

                Javier Téllez, Gallo, Rubén, Poliester, Fall Del Alma y el Arte, Krebs, Victor, Serie Reflexiones en el Museo, No. 2. Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas

                50 Obras del Salón Michelena, Palenzuela, J. C., Colección El Tiempo Derramado, Tierra de Gracia Editores, Caracas

                Norte del Sur: Venezuelan Art Today, Tuchman, Phyllis and Duque, Philbrook Museum, Tulsa

1996        Javier Téllez at Silverstein Gallery, Costa, Eduardo, Art in America, Nov.

                Pistas para descubrir el itinerario mental de un artista, Pomenta, Allison., Economia Hoy, Caracas, 9 Oct.

                Javier Téllez at Silverstein Gallery, Art Nexus, Milan, Sept.

                Exhibit Turns Museum in Madhouse, Maddicks, Russell, The Daily Journal, 28 Sept.

                Cada quien busca su propia locura, Wisotzki, Rubén, El Nacional, Caracas, 28 Sept.

                Art Short List, Levin, Kim, The Village Voice, New York, 26 April

                Javier Téllez: Arqueólogo Trickster, Hernández, Carmen, Estilo, Caracas, Dec.

                Video Faz, Art & Idea, Ciudad de México Arco Latino, Sichel, Berta, Madrid

                La Extracción de la Piedra de la Locura, Hernández, Carmen, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas

                De un Hospital dentro del Museo, La Extracción de la Piedra de la Locura, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas    

                Javier Téllez: Arqueólogo Trickster, Hernández, Carmen, Estilo, Caracas, Dec.

                Video Faz, Art & Idea, Ciudad de México Arco Latino, Sichel, Berta, Madrid

                La Extracción de la Piedra de la Locura, Hernández, Carmen, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas

                De un Hospital dentro del Museo, La Extracción de la Piedra de la Locura, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas

1995        Javier Téllez, Udé, Iké, Arude, No.1. Spring

                II Salón Pirelli, Cárdenas, M. L., Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Sofía Imber, Caracas

                Una Visión del Arte Venezolano, Duque, Luis Angel y Cárdenas, María Luz, Colección Ignacio y Valentina Oberto, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Sofía

                Imber, Caracas, ex.cat.

1994        International Studio Program, Avgikos, Jean, P.S.1 Museum, New York

                Gallery or Madhouse, Lipson, Karin, New York Newsday, New York, 19 Oct.

                Cuando la obra de arte es el propio artista, Vicente, Mercedes, La Vanguardia, Spain, 22 Oct

 

Grants and Awards

2010        DAAD Residency in Berlin, Germany 

2009       Artist-in-Residency, Massey University of Creative Art, School of Fine Arts, Litmus Reseach Initiative, New Plymouth, New Zealand 

2007       Baltic Art Centre, Visby, Sweden 

2006       Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, USA 

                Artist-in-Residency, Recollets, Paris, France 

2002       Artist-in-Residency, Art in General, New York, USA 

2000       Rema Hort Foundation, New York, USA 

1999        John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, New York, USA 

                Gasworks Studio Program, London, UK 

1997        Whitney Independent Program, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA 

1994        Van Lier Fellowship, Artist-in-residence, Henry Street Settlement, Abrons Art Center, New York, USA 

1993        P.S.1 International Studio Program, P.S.1 Museum, New York, USA

 

Selected Public Collections

Collection Daros Latinamerica, Zurich

Tate Modern Collection, London

Berezvidin Collection, Espacio 1414, Puerto Rico

Frac Dunkerque, Dunkerque

Princeton University Collection, Princeton

Whitney Museum of American Art

Fundación Cisneros, Caracas, New York / 

Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas / 

Galeria de Arte Nacional, Caracas

 

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