Sandra Vásquez de la Horra

1967
Born in Viña Del Mar, Chile
1994
Studied visual communications at the Universidad de Diseño de Viña del Mar, Chile
1996
Studied at Kunstakademie Düsseldorf with Prof. Jannis Kounellis, Germany
2002
Studied at Kunstakademie Düsseldorf with Prof. Rosemarie Trockel, Germany
2003
Postgraduate studies at the Kunsthochschule für Medien, Cologne, Germany
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (Selection)

2022
Sueños lúcidos , Bendana | Pinel Art Contemporain, Paris, France
TWIN SOULS, Galerie Haas Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Cambio de Piel, Galeria da Casa A. Molder, Lisbon, Portugal
Constellations, Sprovieri, London, United Kingdom
2021
Geheimnis umhüllte Welt, Sächsische Akademie der Künste, Dresden, Germany
2020
EL VIAJE IMAGINARIO, Galerie Michael Haas, Berlin, Germany
Sandra Vásquez de la Horra, ZONAMACO, Bendana | Pinel Art Contemporain, Mexico City, Mexico
2019
Aguas Profundas, Museo Novecento, Florence, Italy
Sandra Vásquez de la Horra, sp-arte, Bendana | Pinel Art Contemporain, São Paulo, Brazil
Take Back My Shadow, Wooson Gallery, Daegu, South Korea
2018
Los Misterios, VNH GALLERY, Paris, France
Meridianos, Galería Senda, Barcelone, Spain
América sin Fronteras, David Nolan Gallery, New York, United States
2017
Escape over the rainbow, Drawings and houses in wax, Galerie Haas Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
2016
Sandra Vásquez de la Horra : El Canto del Desierto, Prometeo Gallery Ida Pisani, Milan, Italy
Crossroads, David Nolan Gallery, New York, United States
2015
Sandra Vásquez de la Horra, Fort Worth Contemporary Arts Gallery, TCU, Fort Worth, United States
Planetarium,, Kewenig Galerie, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
2014
Todas Íbamos A Ser Reinas, Galeria João Esteves de Oliveira, Lisbon, Portugal
Una isla en cielo, Kewenig Galerie, Berlin, Germany
2013
Origines, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France
Entre el cielo y la tierra, David Nolan Gallery, New York, United States
Hibridos, Galería Senda, Barcelona, Spain
2012
El Árbol del Fuego, Oldenburger Kunstverein, Oldenburg, Germany
Sandra Vásquez de la Horra, Niels Borch Jensen, Berlin, Germany
David Nolan Gallery, New York, United States
2011
Ondinas/Ondines, Jule Kewenig Galerie, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
New Works, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Villa Kast, Salzburg, Austria
L’Arcobaleno, Galerie Rupert Pfab, Düsseldorf, Germany
Une montagne nommée Désir, Musée d’Art Moderne de Saint-Étienne, France
2010
Vuela Mi Alma, Bonefanten Museum, Maastricht, Netherlands
Tu pelo es mi bandera, Nolan Judin, Berlin, Germany
O Sole Mio, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France
2009
Confesiones de una Musa, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, United States
2008
Viva la Musa!, David Nolan Gallery, New York, United States
Mitológica, Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, Germany
Sandra Vásquez de la Horra, Galerie Rupert Pfab, Düsseldorf, Germany
Impossible Mind, Elena Quarestani-Assab One, Milan, Italy
2007
Impossible Mind, Jule Kewenig Galerie, Cologne, Germany
Impossible Mind, Sprovieri Gallery, London, United Kingdom
2006
Sandra Vásquez de la Horra, Jule Kewenig Galerie, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Sandra Vásquez de la Horra, Galerie Rupert Pfab, Düsseldorf, Germany
2005
Alquimia Fantástica,Jule Kewenig Galerie, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
1999
Botánica de la Evolución, Goethe Institut, Santiago, Chile
Anatomy Studies, Galerie Entropie, Wroclaw, Poland

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selection)

2021
The Milk of Dreams, 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
Gulliver’s Sketchbook, KAI 10, Arthena Foundatioun, Düsseldorf, Germany
2021
Creatio ex nihilo, Steinzeit, Berlin, Germany
2020
Figure up, Berlin con mucho Arte (BcmA), Berlin, Germany
Le mauvais oeil, Fonds régional d’art contemporain (FRAC) Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand, France
United we rise, Bendana | Pinel Art Contemporain, Paris, France
2019
Sur un terrain étrange, Kewenig Berlin, Germany
AND SHE SAW THAT IT WAS GOOD, KETELEER GALLERY | NEXT DOOR, Antwerp, Belgium
Drawing Biennal, THE DRAWING ROOM, London, United Kingdom
A Passion for Drawing Guerlain Collection in Centre Pompidou, Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria
When the facts change, I change my mind, Lullin+Ferrari Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
Disturbing Narratives, The Parkview Museum Singapore, Singapore
2018
Il terzo Giorno, Palazzo del Governatore, Parma, Italy
Intriguing Uncertainties, The Parkview Museum Singapore, Singapore
DARSI,, Palazzo Lombardia, Milan, Italy
Auto fictions – Contemporary drawing, Prix de dessin de la Fondation d’art contemporain Daniel & Florence Guerlain, Wilhelm -Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany
2017
The artist voice, The Parkview Museum, Singapore
SEHT, da ist DER MENSCH, Kunstmuseums Madgeburg, Germany
Una imagen llamada palabra, Centro Nacional de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago, Chile
Les Dix Ans du Prix de Dessin de la Fondation d'Art Contemporain Daniel et Florence Guerlain, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
To The Point, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, United States
2016
George Grosz: Politics and his Influence, David Nolan Gallery, New York, United States
El tormento y el éxtasis, Es Baluard Museu d'Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
I Prefer Life, Reydan Weiss Collection, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Bremen, Germany
Intrigantes incertitudes, Musée d’art moderne et contemporain de Saint-Étienne Métropole, Saint-Étienne, France
2015
Texas Christian University Galleries, Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Drawing: The Bottom Line, S.M.A.K, Gand, Belgium
Pandora’s Vox, Prague City Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
Sommer Nacht Traum. Frauen - Landschaften, Altana Kulturstiftung, Sinclair Haus, Bad Homburg vor der Höhe, Germany
Das gezeichnete Ich – Zwischen Auslöschung und Maskierung, Neue Galerie Graz, Graz, Austria
Drawing now, Albertina, Vienna, Austria
Sinnliche (Un) Gewissheit. Private Collection, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
Embracing Modernism: Ten Years of Drawings Acquisitions, The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, United States
2014
Block Mágico, Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago, Chile
Year After Year – Drawings from the UBS Art Collection, Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Milan, Italy
Teutloff Collections Meets Sandra Vásquez de la Horra, Kuntshaus Lempertz, Cologne, Germany
Magic Block – Contemporary Art from Chili, stiftelsen 3,14, Bergen, Norway
Alquimia,, Kunst Palast Düsseldorf, Germany
Iñaki Bonillas & Sandra Vásquez de la Horra, Niels Borch Jensen, Berlin, Germany
The Drawing room, Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, Austria
2013
Lilith, Katz Contemporary, Zurich, Switzerland
The Drawing Room, Ursula Bickle Stiftung, Kraichtal, Allemagne / Galerie im Taxispalais, Galerie des Landes Tirol, Innsbruck, Austria
Florence and Daniel Guerlain Donation, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
2012
Speaking Artist, Busan Museum for Art, Busan, South Korea
Montevideo Biennial, Montevideo, Uruguay
Zeitgespenster. Erscheinungen des Übernatürlichen in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
Hysterical Fantasy, Magazzino di Arte Moderno Gallery Curated for Loránd Hegyii and Dennis Openheim, Rome, Italy
Expanded Drawing `012, Casal Solleric, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Bienal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Newtopia: The state of human rights, Cultuurcentrum Mechelen, Malines, Belgium
Aus Passion – Die Sammlung Hanck, Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, Germany
Eros & Thanatos, Halle 12, Leipzig, Germany
Auf Papier, Kewenig Galerie, Cologne, Germany
Êtres Chairs - Oda Jaune and Sandra Vásquez de la Horra, Maison de la Culture de la Province de Namur, Belgium
In other words: Black Market of Translation - Negotiating Contemporaray Cultures, NGBK & Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany
2011
Nouvelle Présentation de Collections Contemporaines des années 1960 à nos Jours, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Paperworks, U37 / Anna Jill Lüpertz, Berlin, Germany
Three Artists from Europe, Gallery 604J, Busan, South Korea
Selina Baumann, Frédérique Loutz, Sandra Vásquez de la Horra, Katz Contemporary, Zurich, Switzerland
All Cannibals?, me Collectors Room, Berlin, Germany
Tous cannibales, la maison rouge - fondation Antoine de Galbert, Paris, France
2010
Das Nahe und das Ferne, KAI 10 Raum für Kunst, Düsseldorf, Germany
Je mehr ich zeichne Zeichnung als Weltentwurf, Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen, Germany
Unsichtbare Schatten – Bilder der Verunsicherung, Marta Herford, Herford, Germany
Collection Florence & Daniel Guerlain. Dessins contemporains, Musée des Beaux-Arts et d'Archéologie de Besançon, France
The Visible Vagina, David Nolan Gallery, New York, United States
2009
Let's Party for a Piece of Art, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany
The End of the Line. Attitudes in Drawing, Hayward Touring exhibition Hayward Gallery, London / Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art / The Bluecoat, Liverpool / Bristol City Museum & Art Gallery / The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
X, Bienal de Arte de Bogotá, Confluencias Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá, Colombia
Essential Experiences, Riso Museo d’Arte Contemporanea della Sicilia, Palermo, Italy
Passaggi in Sicilia. La collezione di Riso e oltre, Palazzo Riso, Museo d’arte Contemporanea della Sicilia, Palermo, Italy
Private View II, Galerie Andreas Grimm, Munich, Germany
elles@centrepompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Salon du dessin. Collection Florence & Daniel Guerlain, Palais de la Bourse, Paris, France
OEvres Essentielle, Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France
Capribatterie e.V. la ottava, Vigna San Martino, Naples, Italy
Consejo Nacional de la Cultura y las Artes, Valparaíso, Chile
2008
Sandra Vásquez de la Horra (with Adrian Schoormans), Galerie Rupert Pfab, Düsseldorf, Germany
Que Culpa Tiene el Durazno, Centro de Extensión del Consejo Nacional de la Cultura y las Artes, Valparaíso, Chile
Meditations, Poznań Biennale, Poznań, Poland
Anatomie | les peaux du dessin, Collection Florence et Daniel Guerlain, Fonds régional d’art contemporain (FRAC) Picardie, Amiens, France
Memories for Tomorrow: Works from The UBS Art Collection, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Micro-narratives, tentation des petites réalités, Musée d’art Moderne de Saint-Étienne, France
The Florence & Daniel Guerlain Collection - Selected Drawings, Cultural Services of the Embassy of France, New York, United States
Another Damned Drawing Show, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, United States
spot on, Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany
2007
Und immer fehlt mir was, und das quält mich, Werkstatt Graz, Austria
Micro-Narratives, 48th October Salon of Belgrade, Cultural Centre Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
Drawings from the UBS Art Collection, Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom
Kava Kava - Facetten der Angst, Kunstmuseum Mülheim an der Ruhr in der Alten Post, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany
2006
Drawings, Kunsthaus Lempertz, Berlin, Germany
Art Cologne 06, Open Space, Galerie Rupert Pfab, Düsseldorf, Germany
Art Cologne 06, Förderkoje "young talents", Jule Kewenig Galerie, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
2005
Akt; 8 Positionen in der Aktmalerei, Kunstverein Speyer, Germany
2004
In erster Linie..., Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Cassel, Germany
Das Böse, Guardini Stiftung, Berlin, Germany
2003
Materia, Reflección y sueños, Collection Santa Cruz-Yaconi, Museo de Artes Visuales, Santiago, Chile
2001
Salzburg, Kunstraum Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany
2000
Wuckenhof, (Klasse von Prof. Rosemarie Trockel), Kunstverein Schwerte, Germany
1999
Proyecto orgánico, Galería Municipal de Valparaíso, Chile
ARTtoll-Labor, Bedburg-Hau, Clèves, Germany
1998
Äquator, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago, Chile
Cascabel, Galerie Tomás Andreu, Santiago, Chile
1995
Diversidades, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago, Chile

AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIPS AND RESIDENCES (Selection)

2021
Hans Theo Richter Prize, Dresden, Germany
2013
Arbeitsstipendien, Stiftung Kunstfonds, Bonn, Germany
2009
The Daniel and Florence Guerlain Contemporary Art Foundation Drawing Prize, Paris, France
1996
Art Prize Design Biennale, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Santiago, Chile

PUBLICATIONS (Selection)

2018
Yau, John. Sandra Vásquez de la Horra’s Guide to the Americas, Hyperallergic.
Widyolar, Keith. Sandra Vásquez de la Horra “América sin Fronteras”, New York Latin Culture Magazine.
La Madre del Dibujo Contemporáneo, Liceo Magazine, March 12, 2018.
2016
Yau, John. The Music Must Go On, Hyperallergic. Web.
Hegyi, Loránd. Significanti incertezze, Saggio sul disegno contemporaneo. Ediz. Multinigue. Hapax.
2015
Malbert, Roger. The Drawing People: The Human Figure in Contemporary Art, New York: D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers.
Guevara, Paz. Sandra Vásquez de la Horra, Drawing | The Bottom Line – S.M.A.K., Belgium.
2012
Vásquez de la Horra, Sandra. Las formas del lenguaje (Forms of language), in: Gagarin. Volume 13 #1, Belgien 2012. S.94-107.
Legrand, Dominique. De drôles de dames. In: Mad. Mecredi 14 mars 2012. Page 47.
2011
Hegyi, Lóránd.“The Subversive Potential of Magic” Sandra Vásquez de la Horra: A mountain desire, Musée d’art moderne et contemporain de Saint-Étienne Métropole, Silvana Editoriale.
Waelder, Pau.“La urgència del dibuix. Sandra Vásquez de la Horra exposa Ondines a la galleria Kewenig fins a final de gender”, In: L’epsire. No. 531, 11 de Desembre
Gallardo, Juanjo Oliva.Aguas estancadas. In: Ultima Hora, Cultura y Espectáculos, 9 de Diciembre de 2011
Kunze, Gabriele.Werke voller visueller Poesie, In: Mallorca Magazin, Nr.47, November 2011
2010
Alexander van Grevenstein, Jonas Storsve, Hrsg. Juerg Judin, Gestaltung von Jakob Straub. Sandra Vásquez de la Horra, 2010. 184 Seiten, 136 Abb. gebunden. 25,70 x 33,60 cm. ISBN 978-3-7757-2655-9. Hatje Cantz Verlag
2009
Ermen, Reinhard. Sandra Vásquez de la Horra. In: Kunstforum International, über die 53. Biennale Venedig. “Sandra Vásquez de la Horra at David Nolan Gallery”, The New Yorker, 26 January 2009: 12.
2008
Hoffmans, Christiane, “Sich die Angst von der Seele zeichnen”, Welt am Sonntag, 23 November. Meister, Helga.
“Das Schaudern beim Küssen”, WZ, 26 June, 2008.
Schwabsky, Barry, “Sandra Vásquez de la Horra”, Artforum, March 2008: 372f.
2007
Ammann, Jean Christophe. Impossible Mind: Sandra Vásquez de la Horra., erlag für moderne Kunst Nürnberg, 2007. ISBN: 3939738735 Ammann, Jean Christophe.
Ammann, Jean Christophe. “Traumata – fast wie in einem Märchen: Sandra Vásquez de la Horra.”, Bei näherer Betrachtung, (Frankfurt 2007): 168-170.
Catoir, Barbara. “Wie Treibgut an der Wand”, Frankfurter Allgemeine, 21 October 2007, Nr. 42 : 71.
Schleiffer, Chantal. (Text): The UBS Collection / Zeichnungen. Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2007, p. 252.
2006
Meister, Helga. “Große Zeichner im Kleinformat. ‘Junge Talente’ auf der Art Cologne.”, Westdeutsche Zeitung Düsseldorf, November 3, 2006.
Meister, Helga. “Vitaminbomben”, Westdeutsche Zeitung Düsseldorf, 6 May.
Peters, Gertrud. Märchen in Wachs getaucht, Rheinische Post Düsseldorf, 1 April 2006.
Vogel, Sabine. “Critics Picks: Sandra Vásquez de la Horra”., Artforum, May 2006.
2005
Hegyi, Lóránd. The Courage to be Alone, Milano: Edizioni Charta Srl; exhibition catalogue.
Breuninger, Martin. “Ein skurriles Wunderland in kleinen Formaten”. Mallorca Zeitung Nr. 290, Nr. 48/2005.
Ribal, Pilar. “Reinventar el mundo / Rethinking the world.” ART.ES 12/13: 34.

COLLECTIONS

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, United States
The Art Institute of Chicago, United States
The Drawing Center, New York, United States
Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, Netherlands
Centre national des arts plastiques (Cnap), Paris-La Défense, France
Collection Antoine de Galbert, Paris, France
Denver Art Museum, United States
The Florence & Daniel Guerlain Collection, Les Mesnuls, France
Fonds régional d’art contemporain (FRAC) Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand, France
Hauser & Wirth Collection, Henau, Switzerland
Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt, Germany
ING Art Collection, Brussels, Belgium
Kai 10 | Arthena Foundation, Düsseldorf, Germany
Kupferstichkabinett Museum, Berlin, Germany
The Morgan Library and Museum, New York, United States
Museo de Artes Visuales, Santiago, Chile
Musée d’art moderne et contemporain de Saint-Étienne Métropole, Saint-Étienne, France
Musée national d'Art moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany
Museum of Old and New Art, Tasmania, Australia
National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
Sammlung Olbricht, Essen, Germany
Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany
Philadelphia Museum of Modern Art, United States
Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, United States
Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende, Santiago, Chile
Teutloff Photo + Video Collection, Bielefeld, Germany
UBS Art Collection, Zurich, Switzerland
Museum Montanelli, Prague, Czech Republic
Fundación Engel, Santiago, Chile

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