Oscar Murillo’s work, which includes video, painting, drawing, sculpture, installations and performance, is tied to a notion of community stemming from his cross-cultural ties.
Murillo’s works have been the subject of solo exhibitions at institutions worldwide, including the Museo de Arte de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá (2015); Centro Cultural Daoíz y Velarde, Madrid (2015); Artpace, San Antonio, US (2015); 40mcube, Rennes, France (2014); The Mistake Room, Los Angeles (2014); South London Gallery, London (2013); Showroom MAMA, Rotterdam (2013); Rubell Family Collection, Miami (2012) and Serpentine Gallery, London (2012).
Group exhibitions and performances include Sharjah Biennial 13: Tamawuj (2017); Performa 15, New York (2015); The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World, Museum of Modern Art, New York (2014); First International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Cartagena de Indias, Cartagena, Colombia (2014); RE: Painted | ‘Painting’ from the collection, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst (S.M.A.K.), Ghent (2014), Fútbol: The Beautiful Game, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (2014) and Don’t You Know Who I Am? Art after Identity Politics, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp (2014).
Born in 1986 in La Paila, Colombia, Murrillo lives and works in various locations.
This person was part of Sharjah Biennial 13.