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Alexander Painted  (Mexico City 1973)

Lives and works in Mexico City   He studied the degree of  Painting at the National School of Painting Sculpture and Engraving La Esmeralda and the Master of Fine Arts in  Goldsmiths College, University of London. He has been awarded several international and national recognitions such as the Painting Prize  Centenary fair MACO (2012),  the grant from the National System of Fonca Art Creators (2010-2013), the grant to support publications from the Bancomer BBVA foundation, the Skowhegan School of painting grant, Maine, USA (2007), the  New York PollockKrasner Foundation Grant (2007), the Laguna Arte Special Award  Arsenal of Venice, Italy (2010), the  first prize at the Bienal Miradas de Tijuana (2013). His work has been presented individually both in galleries and museums in America and Europe, among  which stand out: In search of the measure of the cosmos, Humboldt's travels and encounters, ICM, Berlin, Germany (2019), Constructed reality, School of peace, Mexico City (2019), Things are not what they appear, Zona Maco Sur, Rofa Projects, Mexico City (2018), Material / Ethereal, Hamiltonian Gallery, Washington, DC (2015), The clearest skies, Post Box Gallery, London, UK (2013), When the rational seems abstract, Gallery Arróniz Contemporary Art Mexico City (2013), Trajectory of knowledge, Museo Nacional de Arte MUNAL,  Mexico City (2012), Incision to Romanticism, National Museum of San Carlos, Mexico City (2012), Views from Romanticism, Arróniz Contemporary Art, Mexico City (2010),  and collectively: Territories of memory, Museum of Modern Art, Mexico City (2019), The painted city, Museum of Mexico City) 2019),  Constelaciones, Archivo collectivo, Ciudad de México (2019), Crosslines, Smithsonian Arts and Industries building, Washington DC, USA (2015),  Mexico Pavilion at Universal EXPO 2015, Milan, Italy, Messico circa 2000, José Pinto Mazal Collection, Scuderia del Castello Miramare, Torino, Italy, (2013) Landscape interventions (2008), Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Russia ,  Tamayo Biennial, Tamayo Museum, Statements, Reina Sofia National Art Center Museum, Madrid, XI Photography Biennial, Image Center, Monterrey Biennial, Monterrey, Mexico. He is currently part of the show Hidden Traps, two man show  with Mario Palacios Kaim curated by Erick Castillo in  Collective Archive,   CDMX, Mexico.

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