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Eamon Ore-Giron

b. 1973, Tucson, AZ; lives and works Los Angeles, CA

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Eamon Ore-Giron originally worked in figuration before developing his signature abstract style. His paintings resonate with artists and movements of the past and present, including Suprematism; Latin American Concrete Art; and the geometric minimalism of Cuban-American painter Carmen Herrera. The bright colors and designs on expanses of raw linen bring to mind Moholy-Nagy's paintings of the 1920s, which prominently featured similar unpainted grounds, but might just as well originate from Ore-Giron's coming-of-age in Tucson, Arizona, an arid environment in which color always pops in the brown landscape. Recently, Ore-Giron has been integrating gold into his color palette, evoking the great traditions of gold artistry in countries like Peru, his father's birthplace, and a place Ore-Giron continues to strongly identify with.

 

Ore-Giron's painting, music, video, and performances have been shown at venues including the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA; Whitney Museum, New York, NY; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; LAXART, Los Angeles, CA; Deitch Projects, New York, NY; MUCA ROMA, Mexico City; Peres Art Museum Miami, FL; Museo Tamayo Museum, Mexico City; Peres Projects, Los Angeles, CA; Consonni, Bilbao, Spain; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA; and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA, among others. Ore-Giron received a BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute in 1996 and an MFA, Univerity of California, Los Angeles, in 2006.



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Exhibitions

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Fleisher/Ollman at Independent New York

Join us March 7–10 at the Independent

 

Featuring:

Kate Abercrombie

David Byrd

James Castle

Sarah Gamble

Mark Mahosky

Julian Martin

Eamon Ore-Giron

Philadelphia Wireman

Mar 06, 2019

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X-TRA’s Views from Here

A panel discussion about being based in Los Angeles with Kelly Akashi, Kori Newkirk, Eamon Ore-Giron, and Mary Weatherford. Moderated by Naima Keith and Diana Nawi.

Organized by X-TRA
Frieze LA
Los Angeles, CA

Feb 15, 2019

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A Decolonial Atlas: Strategies in Contemporary Art of the Americas

Group show including Eamon Ore-Giron

Mandeville Gallery, Union College
Schenectady, NY
Jan 19 – Jun 16, 2019

Jan 19, 2019

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Common Forms

Group show including Eamon Ore-Giron, curated by Owen Duffy

 

Peana
Monterrey, Mexico
Sep 6–Nov 6, 2018

Sep 04, 2018

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‘Made in L.A. 2018’: Why the Hammer biennial is the right show for disturbing times [LA Times]

Christopher Knight in the Los Angeles Times

 

Eamon Ore-Giron

Jun 05, 2018

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Resolutely Political LA Artists Focus on the Body in the City’s Latest Biennial [Hyperallergic]

Eamon Ore-Giron

Jun 04, 2018

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Eamon Ore-Giron

Made in LA

(Group show)

Hammer Museum

Los Angeles, CA

Jun 3–Sep 2, 2018

 

Organized by Anne Ellegood, senior curator, and Erin Christovale, assistant curator, with MacKenzie Stevens, curatorial associate. 

May 29, 2018

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