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Born in 1971 in Guatemala City, Guatemala
Lives and works in Guatemala City, Guatemala

Daros Exhibitions
Bibliography
Selected titles in our library

Darío Escobar. The Life of the Object. Edited by Elizabeth Chapple, Alma Ruiz, and Christian Viveros-Fauné. With texts by R. C. Baker, Octavio Zaya, and an interview with the artist by Laura A. L. Wellen. Seattle, Lucia Marquand, 2017.

El día que nos hicimos contemporáneos. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica, May 19 - September 5, 2014. With texts by Rosina Cazali, and Antonieta Sibaja Hidalgo. San José, Costa Rica, MADC, 2016.

Colección Daros Latinamerica. Fundación Proa, Buenos Aires, Argentina. July - September 2015. With texts by Rodrigo Alonso, Katrin Steffen, Hans-Michael Herzog (et. al.). Buenos Aires, Fundación Proa, 2015.

Schirinian, Victoria. Esto no es Latinoamérica. Colección Daros. In: Barzón. Explorando el mundo contemporáneo, September 2015, pp. 82-91. Buenos Aires, Revista Barzón, 2015.

Falconi, José Luis. A singular plurality. The works of Darío Escobar. Edited by José Luis Falconi. With texts by Alma Ruiz, Kevin Power (et al.). Cambridge MA, Harvard University, Department of History of Art and Architecture, 2013.

XVIII Bienal Arte Paiz. Convivir, compartir. Exhibition catalogue, June 2 - July 1, 2012. With texts by Santiago Olmo (et al.). Guatemala, Fundación Paiz, 2013.

Now. La colección Jumex. Exhibition catalogue, Colección Jumex, Hospicio Cabañas, Mexico City, October 7, 2011 - January 8, 2012. With texts by Víctor Zamudio Taylor (et al.). Mexico City, Colección Jumex, 2011.

Los impolíticos. Exhibition catalogue, Palazzo delle Arti PAN, Napoli, Italy, December 19, 2009 - February 28, 2010. With texts by Laura Bardier (et al.). Napoli, Electa, 2010.

Los impolíticos. Q 04 Centro di documentazione. Exhibition catalogue, Palazzo delle Arti PAN, Napili, Italy, December 19, 2009 - February 28, 2010. With texts by Laura Bardier (et al.). Napoli, Palazzo delle Arti PAN, 2010.

Hamilton, Patrick, Mónica Carballas, and Guillermo Machuca. Video otra vez. Once muestras de video arte contemporáneo. Santiago de Chile, Metales Pesados, 2010.

XVII Bienal Arte Paiz. Ver para creer. Exhibition catalogue, April 17 - May 9, 2010. With texts by José Roca (et al.). Guatemala, Fundación Paiz, 2010.

Décima Bienal de La Habana. Integración y resistencia en la era global. Exhibition catalogue, Bienal de La Habana, Cuba, March 27 - April 30, 2009. With texts by Dannys Montes de Oca Moreda, José Manuel Noceda Fernández (et al.). La Habana, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam, 2009.

Décima Bienal de La Habana. Integración y resistencia en la era global. Exhibition catalogue, Bienal de La Habana, Cuba, March 27 - April 30, 2009. With texts by Nelson Herrera Ysla, Santiago Olmo, Orlando Britto Jinorio (et al.). La Habana, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam, 2009.

MADC 94/09: Diálogos y correspondencias. Exposición del 15° aniversario del MADC. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo MADC, San José, Costa Rica, February 26 - May 8, 2009. With texts by Virginia Pérez-Ratton and María José Monge. San José, Costa Rica, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, 2009.

Mundus Novus. Arte contemporáneo de América Latina. Exhibition catalogue, 53rd Venice Biennial, Latinamerican Pavillion, June 7 - November 22, 2009. With texts by Irma Arestizábal (et al.). Roma, IILA - Istituto Italo Latino-Americano, 2009.

Fortunate objects. Selections from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection = Objetos afortunados. Selección de la Colección Ella Fontanals-Cisneros. Exhibition catalogue, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (Cifo), Miami, December 5, 2007 - February 17, 2008. With texts by Cecilia Fajardo-Hill. Milan, Charta, 2007.

Poetics of the handmade. Exhibition catalogue, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, April 22 - August 13, 2007. With texts by Alma Ruiz (et al.). Los Angeles, The Museum of Contemporary Art, 2007.

Objetos en tránsito. Patrick Hamilton & Darío Escobar. Exhibition catalogue, Santiago de Chile, Sala Gasco Arte Contempráneo, August 2 - September 29, 2006. With texts by Víctor Zamudio-Taylor, Isolde Brielmaier and Emiliano Valdés. Santiago de Chile, Fundación Gasco, 2006.

Power, Kevin. Pensamiento crítico en el nuevo arte latinoamericano. Lanzarote, Fundación César Manrique, 2006.

Darío Escobar. Serpentario. Obra in situ. Exhibition brochure, Centro Cultural de España, Guatemala City, August 2005. With texts by Rosina Cazali (et al.). Guatemala City, Centro Cultural de España, 2005.

Las Horas. Artes Visuales de América Latina contemporánea = The Hours. Visual arts of contemporary Latin America. Exhibition catalogue, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, October 5, 2005 - January 15, 2006. With texts by Sebastián López, Eugenio Valdés Figueroa and Hans-Michael Herzog. Zürich, Daros Latinamerica / Ostfildern, Hatje Cantz, 2005.

2 momentos / 1 espacio. Published in conjunction with two exhibitions at the Museo de Arte y Diseño contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica: "Dario Escobar. Espacios provisionales", October 16 - November 22, 2003; "Federico Herrero. Pinacoteca", August 28 - October 1, 2003, With texts by Rolando Sotela Barahona. San José, Costa Rica, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, 2004.

Coleccionar, comunicar, contactar. 3 experiencias, 1 museo vivo. Published in conjunction with three exhibitions at the Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica: "Coleccionismo contemporáneo. Público/privado", July 4 - September 10, 2002; "Costa Rica en las biennales 2001 - 2002. Venecia - Caribe - Cuenca - Lima - Sao Paulo - Centroamérica", December 6, 2002 - January 30, 2003; "Artistas y el arte del libro", October 15 - December 20, 2002. With texts by Rolando Barahona-Sotela. San José, Costa Rica, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, 2004.

Exposiciones de proyectos complementarios. EPC. Emergentes, pintura, curaduría. Published in conjunction with three exhibitions at the Museo de arte y diseño contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica: "1er concurso centroamericano de artistas emergentes", December 4, 2003 - February 21, 2004; "Cuidado !Pinta! o (De)construcciones pictóricas", March 11 - May, 21; 2003; "4 artistas curadores", August 28 - September 30, 2003. With an introduction by Rolando Barahona-Sotela, texts by Ernesto Calvo (et al.). San José, Costa Rica, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, 2004.

Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo. Antología 1994-2004. Costa Rica. Published on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Museo de Arte y Diseño contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica. With texts by Rolando Barahona-Sotela (et al.). San José, Costa Rica, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, 2004.

MoLAA Museum of latin american art. The permanent collection. Catalogue of the permanent collection of the Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA. With a text by Robert Gumbiner and an introduction by Gregorio Luke. Long Beach, California, Museum of Latin American Art MoLAA, 2003.

Octava Bienal de la Habana. El arte con la vida. Exhibition catalogue, 8th Habana Biennial, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wilfredo Lam, La Habana, Cuba, 2003. With texts by Rafael Acosta de Arriba, Hilda María Rodríguez Enríquez (et al.). La Habana, Consejo Nacional de Artes Plásticas / Centro Wifredo Lam, 2003.

Pasos a desnivel. Mapa urbano de la cultura contemporánea de Guatemala. With texts by Rosina Cazali (et al.) Guatemala City, Ediciones la Curandería, 2003.

3 colectivas en el MADC. EX3 2000, Artistmo 2001, Arquetipos 2002. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte y Diseño contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica, December 7, 2000 - March 3, 2001, May 10 - August 18, 2001, February 7 - March 23, 2002. With texts by Rolando Barahona-Sotela (et al.). San José, Costa Rica, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, 2002.

Atlántica. Revista de Arte y pensamiento 31. El istmo dudoso. Centroamérica arte contemporáneo, 2002.

Mesoamérica. Oscilaciones y artificios. Exhibition catalogue, Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, August 6 - October 11, 2002. With essays by Vivianne Loría , Olivier Debroise and Carlos Sojo. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, 2002.

V salón cantv jóvenes con fia. Íntimo universal. Exhibition brochure, V Salón Cantv Jóvenes con fia, Caracas, 2002. With a text by Juan Carlos López Quintero. 2002.

Play. Short stories. Nuove forme di narrazione nell'arte contemporanea = New narrative forms in contemporary art. Exhibition catalogue, "Play", held at Openspace, Milan, March 27 - April 29, 2001 and "Short stories", held at La Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan, March 28 - April 29, 2001. With texts by Gigiotto del Vecchio, Roberto Pinto (et al.). Milan, Commune di Milano, 2001.

Temas centrales. Primer simposio Centroamericano de prácticas artísticas y posibilidades curatoriales contemporáneas. First regional symposium on contemporary Central American artistic practices and curatorial possibilities, Auditorio Nacional, San José, Costa Rica, May 2000. With texts by Virginia Pérez-Ratton (et al.). San José, Costa Rica, TEOR/e?Tica, 2001.

Segunda Bienal Iberoamericana de Lima. Exhibition catalogue, 2nd Iberoamerican Biennial, Lima, October 26 - December 15, 1999. With texts by Luis Lama (et al.). Lima, Bienal Iberoamericana, 1999.

I Bienal de pintura del Istmo Centroamericano. Exhibition catalogue, Guatemala City, September 3-13, 1998. With texts by Rosina Cazali (et al.). Guatemala City, Fundación Paiz, 1998.

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