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Carlos Amorales

Mexican, b. 1970

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Carlos Amorales

Mexican, b. 1970

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Carlos Amorales’ visual vocabulary—seen in his installations, animations, drawings, sculptures, and paintings—stems from his “Liquid Archive,” a digital collection of black-silhouetted images extracted from observations of nature and urban scenes. Major symbols recurring throughout the archive include spider webs, birds, skulls, leafy branches, and pregnant women. Amorales positions himself as a mediator between these images and their manifestation in works of art, filtering and combining them to produce unpredictable, and at times unsettling, juxtapositions.

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Solo show at a major institution
National Gallery of Victoria, and 2 more
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Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 6 more
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Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 1 more
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Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 2 more
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Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale National Pavilion, and 5 more
Biography

Carlos Amorales’ visual vocabulary—seen in his installations, animations, drawings, sculptures, and paintings—stems from his “Liquid Archive,” a digital collection of black-silhouetted images extracted from observations of nature and urban scenes. Major symbols recurring throughout the archive include spider webs, birds, skulls, leafy branches, and pregnant women. Amorales positions himself as a mediator between these images and their manifestation in works of art, filtering and combining them to produce unpredictable, and at times unsettling, juxtapositions.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Established
Established representation
Represented by industry leading galleries.
User
Solo show at a major institution
National Gallery of Victoria, and 2 more
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 6 more
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 1 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 2 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale National Pavilion, and 5 more