Biography (1961)

Guillermo Kuitca was born in Buenos Aires in 1961. At the age of nine, he entered the studio of Ahuva Szliowicz. At thirteen he had his first show in the Galería Lirolay of Buenos Aires. During the ‘80s, the gallery Julia Lublin in Buenos Aires organized individual shows. At the beginning of the 80s, he went to Europe with the German choreographer Pina Baush. It was this encounter that began his entrance into the world of theater and music, beginning to direct El Mar Dulce (1894). In 1990 he completed his first show in New York in the gallery Aninna Nosei; a show that was repeated every year until 1995. He represented Argentina for the Biennials in San Pablo in 1985 and in 1989. He showed in the Museum of Modern Art in New York (1991) He also participated in the IX Documenta Kassel in 1992. Since 2003 he has been an honorary professor at the University of Buenos Aires and in 2007 he was an argentine representative to the Venice Biennial. He lives and works in Buenos Aires.

Selected Exhibitions

1974: Galería Lirolay, Buenos Aires.
1984: Galería del Retiro-Julia Lublin. Buenos Aires.
1990: Annina Nosei Gallery Nueva York.
1991: The Museum of Modern Art, Nueva York
1992: Musee des Beaux Arts de Nantes, Nantes.
1993: Museo Rufino Tamayo Ciudad de México
1993: IVAM, Centre del Carme, Valencia
1993: Musee d’Art Contemporain de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec.
1995: Galerie Barbara Forber Amsterdam.
1997: Galería Milleventi. Milan.
1999: L.A. Louver Gallery, Los Angeles.
2000: Fondation Cartier pour l´art contemporain, París.
2002: Galeria Cardi & Co, Milan.
2003: Museo National Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid.
2005: Sperone Westwater,New York.
2005: Hauser & Wirth, London.
2006: Museum of Fine Arts, Santiago, Santiago.
2007: 52 Biennale di Venezia, Venecia.
2008: Miami Art Museum, Miami