Enrique Martínez Celaya, biography

 

SELECTED PROJECTS

2014

Montgomery Fellow, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA

2007–2010

Visiting Presidential Professor, University of Nebraska, USA

1994-2003

Associate Professor, Pomona College and Claremont Graduate University, USA

1994

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine, USA

1994

MFA, Painting, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, USA

1989

MS, Quantum Electronics, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA

1986

BS, Applied & Engineering Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

   

SELECTED PROJECTS

2015

LA Louver, Venice, California, USA

 

Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, USA

2014

Hood Art Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire

 

Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Umeå, Sweden

 

Parafin, London, UK

2013

Strandverket Konsthall, Marstrand, Sweden

 

SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

 

Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, Florida, USA

 

James Kelly Contemporary, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

2012

The State Hermitage Museum, The Tower of Snow, St. Petersburg, Russia

 

LA Louver, Venice, California, USA

 

Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Stockholm, Sweden

 

El Cielo de InviernoGaleria Joan Prats, Barcelona, Spain

2011

SchneebettMiami Art Museum, Miami, Florida, USA

 

WormwoodLA Louver Gallery, Venice, California, USA

 

The Giant CliffLiverpool Street Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2010

The OpenSimon Lee Gallery, London, United Kingdom

 

The CrossingCathedral of Saint John the Divine, New York, USA

 

The Wanderer, Museum of Biblical Art, New York, USA

2009

An Empty SpaceAkira Ikeda Gallery, New York, USA

 

Down With MeSara Meltzer Gallery, New York, USA

2008

DaybreakLA Louver, Venice, California, USA

 

The Lovely SeasonLiverpool Street Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2007

Nomad, Miami Art Museum, Miami, Florida, USA

 

Six Paintings on the Duration of ExileAkira Ikeda Gallery, Taura, Japan

 

Another Show for the LeopardBaldwin Gallery, Aspen, Colorado, USA

 

For Two Martinson PoemsJohn Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA

 

Awaiting a Second PlanSara Meltzer Gallery, New York, USA

2006

SchneebettMuseum der bildenden Künste Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

 

Coming HomeSheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

2005

Enrique Martínez Celaya: Works on Paper 1995-2005Oakland Museum of California,  Oakland, California, USA

 

Enrique Martínez Celaya: The Photographs 1999- 2005Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso University, Indiana, USA

 

Boy in the LandscapeJohn Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA

 

Shore (II), Akira Ikeda Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2004

Schneebett, Berliner Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany

 

Poetry in ProcessCU Art Museum, Boulder, Colorado, USA

 

Enrique Martínez Celaya, Liverpool Street Gallery, Sydney, Australia

 

October CycleMuseum of Art Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA

2003

Recent PaintingsJohn Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA

 

The October CycleSheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

 

Enrique Martínez Celaya, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, Washington, USA

2002

Enrique Martínez Celaya, 1992-2000Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, USA

 

The October Cycle (Part II)Griffin, Venice, California, USA

 

The October Cycle (Part I)Danese Gallery, New York, USA

2001

Enrique Martínez Celaya, 1992-2000The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

 

Enrique Martínez Celaya, 1992-2000The Orange County Museum of Art, 

 

Newport Beach, California, USA

 

Amerika–EuropaVon der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany

2000

Coming HomeGriffin, Venice, California, USA

 

Paintings of Mercy, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Franciso, California, USA

 

Pinturas de MercedGalería Ramis Barquet, Monterrey, Mexico

1999

The Field, Andrew Mummery Gallery at St. Pancras Chambers, London, UK

1998

Recent WorksGalerie Bäumler, Regensburg, Germany

 

Works on PaperLuigi Marrozzini Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico

 

New Work, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, Colorado, USA

 

The Painting Show, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA

1997

RedemptionBurnett Miller Gallery, Santa Monica, California, USA

1996

Recent WorkBronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, New York, USA

 

Enrique Martínez CelayaTricia Collins, Grand Salon, New York, USA

1995

Lions of FrostingDorothy Goldeen Gallery,  Santa Monica, California, USA

1994

Black PaintingsUniversity Art Museum, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, California, USA

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, USA

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California, USA

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

Miami Art Museum, Miami, Florida, USA

Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig, Germany

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, USA

Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado, USA

Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, California, USA

Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, California, USA

The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, Miami, Florida, USA

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA

The Colorado Collection, Boulder, Colorado, USA

Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA

Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Florida, USA

The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Neues Stadtmuseum der Stadt Landsberg/Lech, Germany

Davenport Museum of Art, Davenport, Iowa, USA

The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, New York, USA

Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, Nebraska, USA

Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, California, USA

Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA

Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso, Indiana, USA

 

Essays, Articles and Reviews

2012

Shaw, Anny. “Hermitage buys Martínez Celaya’s first video.” Art Newspaper, No. 231, January 2012: 6

 

Graff, Gary. “Cowboy Junkies Getting Back to “The Folk Vibe” on “The Wilderness.” Billboard Magazine, 8 March 2012.

 

D.G. “Enrique Martínez Celaya.” Arte y Parte, February: 85.

 

Hernández, Noélia. “Ficción invernal.” La Vanguardia, 22 February 2012: Cultura 20.

 

Soto, Karen. “Los aventajados hemisferios de Enrique Martínez Celaya.” Complot Magazine, February 2012: 60-63.

2011

Alvarez, Lizette. “Miami Is Now About Art.” New York Times, 30 November 2011: front page, Section C page 2.

 

Wolff, Rachel. “Miami Ice: A View of Beethoven.” Wall Street Journal, 28 October 2011

 

Wallwork, Rebecca. “Fantastic Journey: Artist Enrique Martínez Celaya sheds new light on exile experience.” Modern Luxury, December 2011: 204.

 

Bonadio, Jocelyn. “Beethoven in a New (Darker Light).” WQXR: 105.9 FM (New York), 9 November 2011.

 

Tschida, Anne. “Snows of Exile: Enrique Martínez Celaya Schneebett at the Miami Art Museum.” The Miami Herald, 16 October 2011: 3M.

 

Hood, John. “NiteTalk: Sleeptalking to Beethoven.” NBC Miami, 14 October 2011.

 

Moreno, Sarah. “Beethoven: inspiración y ausencia en arte universal.” El Nuevo Herald, 13 October 2011.

 

Lamb, Camille. “Enrique Martínez Celaya Schneebett, Beethoven’s Frigid Deathbed, Opens at Miami Art Museum.” Miami New Times, 11 October 2011.

 

Ollman, Leah. “Art review: Enrique Martínez Celaya at L.A. Louver.” LA Times, 23 June 2011.

 

Fernandez, Juan. “La Ciencia Como Arte.” SUMMUS, June-September 2011: 44-53.

 

Mendelssohn, Joanna. “Enrique Martínez Celaya: The Cliff.”Studio International, 27 May 2011.

 

McDonald, John. “From the Heart.” The Sydney Morning Herald, 7-8 May 2011: Spectrum II, Visual Art.

 

Serisier, Gillian. “Fighting the Narrative Pull.” Australian Art Collector, Issue 56, April-June 2011: 160-169.

 

Gibson, Prue. “Seductive fictions: Enrique Martínez Celaya.” Art Monthly, 6 May 2011.

 

Gall, Naomi. “Enrique Martínez Celaya: The Cliff.” ArtLink, May 2011: Vol 31, No. 3.

 

Sommereyns, Omar. “Power Players 2011.” Florida Internatl Magazine, April 2011: 75.

 

Leyva, Irina. “Enrique Martínez Celaya.” ArtNexus, No. 80, Vol. 10, 2011: 100.

 

Orel, Gwen. “Cowboy Junkies’ Margo Timmins Goes Underneath Her Covers.”The Wall Street Journal, 4 February 2011.

 

“The Grand Show: Enrique Martínez Celaya. Selected Work 1992 – 2010.” ArtCircuits, 12 February 2011.

 

Friedrick, Sara. “Enrique Martínez Celaya: Selected Work/Obra Selecta 1992-2010.” Miami Herald, 16 January 2011: 2M.

 

Colapinto, John. “Just Have Less.” The New Yorker, 3 January 2011: 37.

 

Japour, Anthony. “Brilliance in Our Midst.” SocialMiami.com, 9 January 2011.

 

Milliner, Matthew. “The Return of the Religious in Contemporary Art.” The Huffington Post, 6 January 2011.

 

Moreno, Sarah. “Bienal De Arte Dice Adios.” El Nuevo Herald, 2011.

2010

Sokol, Brett. “Divine Aspiration.” Ocean Drive, September 2010: 122;124.

 

Batet, Janet. “Enrique Martínez Celaya.” ArtNexus, No. 76, Vol. 9, 2010: 105.

 

Wolgamott, Kent L. “Enrique Martínez Celaya writings rigorous, enlightening and stimulating.” Lincoln Journal Star, 4 December 2010.

 

Turner, Elisa. “Critic’s Choice, Best Openings.” ArtCircuits, 20 Dec 2010: Vol 08, No 50.

 

Gaskell, Ivan. “A Nietzschean Encounter.” The Wanderer: Foreign Landscapes of Enrique Martínez Celaya. (New York, New York: Museum of Biblical Art), 2010: 50-64.

 

Milliner, Matthew J., “Ambiguity at the American Acropolis.” The Public Discourse, 11 November 2010.

 

Ha, Christina. “The Wanderer: Foreign Landscapes of Enrique Martínez Celaya at Museum of Biblical Art in New York.” Sunday Arts News. PBS Thirteen – New York Public Media, New York, NY, 11 October 2010.

 

Reno, R.R. “The Body of Death, Pictured.” First Things, 14 October 2010.

 

Fernandez, Enrique. “Enrique Martínez Celaya is Miami’s most exotic Cuban artist.” Poder, 7 September 2010.

 

Brooks, Samantha. “Big Sur.” Robb Report, August 2010: 126-132.

 

Batet, Janet. “Arte, Compromiso Moral y Profecía (Art, Moral Commitment and Prophecy).” El Nuevo Herald, 4 July: D.

2009

Ollman, Leah. “Enrique Martínez Celaya.” Art in America, Exhibition Reviews, March 2009: 153.

 

Neil, Jonathan T.D. “Enrique Martínez Celaya.” ArtReview, March 2009: 30.

 

Serisier, Gillian. “The Art of Space. The Space of Art.” Australian Design, 6 January 2009.

 

Blazier, Wendy M. “Enrique Martínez Celaya: An Unfinished Conversation.” Fine Art Connoisseur, Vol. 6, Issue 6, December 2009: 50.

 

Eyman, Scott. “The Paintings of Enrique Martínez Celaya.” The Palm Beach Post, 15 November 2009: 1D, 11D.

 

Rigual, Luis R. “100 Individuals Pushing Florida Into the Future.” Florida International Magazine, April 2009: 81.

 

González, Gaspar. “Brush Fire.” Aspen Magazine, 2009/2010: 60.

2008

Finkel, Jori. “Layers of Devotion (and the Scars to Prove It).” The New York Times, Sunday, 23 November 2008: AR 30.

 

Schmidt, Hans-Werner, editor. Nullsechs Nullsieben mdbk. (Leipzig, Germany: Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig), 2008: 126-127.

 

Gibson, Prue. “Raw Talent.” Vogue Australia, August 2008: 59.

 

“Martínez Celaya and the Exile’s Nomadism (Martínez Celaya y el Nomadismo del Exiliado).” ArtPremium, Vol. 4, No. 21, 2008: 10.

 

Bennie, Angela. “Quantum Man Mines the Chasm Between Art and Science.” The Sydney Morning Herald, 5 March 2008.

 

Donohue, Marlena. “Enrique Martínez Celaya.” ArtScene, December 2008.

 

“Enrique Martínez Celaya: Daybreak.” The Magazine Los Angeles, November 2008.

 

Herrera, Adriana. “Martínez Celaya: Visiones Nómadas.” El Nuevo Herald, 6 January 2008.

2007

“Installation Schneebett in Leipzig zu sehen.” Lausitzer Rundschau, 22 June 2007.

 

Pupat, Hendrik. “Das Haus nach innen Erweitern.” Leipziger Volkszeitung, 21 June 2007: 10.

 

Finkel, Jori. “Enrique Martínez Celaya.” ArtNews, May 2007: 175.

 

Damian, Carol. “Enrique Martínez Celaya: The Rhythms of Life.” ArtNexus, No. 67, Vol. 6, 2007.

 

Suarez De Jesus, Carlos. “Nomad.” Miami New Times, 22 November 2007.

 

Steinhart, Frank, Executive Producer. “Enrique Martínez Celaya at Miami Art Museum” Mega TV, Florida, 13 November 2007.

 

Wolgamott, L. Kent. “The Artist and Nebraska.” Lincoln Journal Star, 13 October 2007.

 

Platt, Susan. “Enrique Martínez Celaya, Seattle.” Art Papers, July/August 2007: 69-70.

 

“Anderson Ranch Honors Artist, Patrons.” The Aspen Times, 21 April 2007.

 

Dunne, Aidan. “Space for a Sense of Place.” The Irish Times, 5 April 2007.

 

Cash, Stephanie. “Report from Colorado.” Art in America, February 2007.

 

Siedell, Daniel A. “Enrique Martínez Celaya: Coming Home Before and After Schneebett.” artUS, January/February 2007: 10-13.

2006

McEvilley, Thomas. “Preface.” Martínez Celaya. Early Work. (Delray Beach, Florida: Whale & Star Press), 2006: 19-23.

 

Caruso, Laura, editor. RADAR: Selections from the Collection of Vicki and Kent Logan. (Denver, CO: Denver Art Museum), 2006: 74-75.

 

Williams, Christian. “An Ever Wider World: Enrique Martínez Celaya.” West Magazine,11 June: 34-37, 52.

 

Hanor, Stephanie, Hugh M. Davies, Francis Alys. TRANSactions: Contemporary Latin American and Latino Art. (San Diego, California: Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego), 2006: 137.

 

Felstiner, John. “Your Song, What Does It Know?” Martínez Celaya. Early Work. (Delray Beach, Florida: Whale & Star Press), 2006: 377-379.

 

Wendland, Johannes. Leipzig, Germany. Kunstzeitung, September 2006: 121.

 

Leipzig lädt ins Schneebett. Die Welt, 14 July 2006.

 

Julke, Ralf. “Mitgefühl für Beethoven: Bildermuseum zeigt Martínez Celaya’s Schneebett.” Leipzig-Internet Zeitung, 22 June 2006.

 

Dea, Cynthia. “A Spiritual ‘Peace’ of Mind.” Los Angeles Times, 15 June 2006.

 

Peters, Sue. “Review: Enrique Martínez Celaya.” Seattle Weekly, 12 April 2006.

 

Buckwater, Timothy. “Enrique Martínez Celaya at the Oakland Museum.” The Monthly, January 2006: 5.

 

Frank, Peter. “Review: Enrique Martínez Celaya.” LA Weekly, January 2006: 13-19.

2005

Ollman, Leah. “Renaissance Man Looks to the Past.” Los Angeles Times, 9 December 2005.

 

González, Gaspar. “The Escape Artist.” Boca Raton Magazine, December 2005: 117-118, 256, 258.

 

Gavlak, Sarah. “Portrait of the Artist.” Ocean Drive, November 2005.

 

Mills, Michael. “Best Local Artist.” Broward-Palm Beach New Times, May 2005: 12-18.

2004

Gilbert, James. “Enrique Martínez Celaya.” Flaunt, No. 54, 2004: 86-89.

 

Damian, Carol. “Enrique Martínez Celaya.” ArtNexus, Vol. 3, No. 53, 2004: 129-130.

 

Forck, Gerhard. “Schneebett: Eine Installation in der Philharmonie.” Berliner Philhamoniker Das Magazin, November/December 2004: 85.

 

Knott, Marie Luise. “Künstler dieser Ausgabe: E.M. Celaya.” Le Monde Diplomatique, November 2004.

 

Rakow, Mary. “Looking for a Context for Martínez Celaya’s Work.” works + conversations, No. 9, October 2004: 14-19.

 

Turner, Elisa. “The Prince of Darkness.” The Miami Herald, 7 March 2004: Section M 3, 5.

 

Schudel, Matt. “Layers of Meaning.” South Florida Sun-Sentinel, 7 March 2004: 14-15.

 

Mills, Michael. “Black is Back.” Broward-Palm Beach New Times, 25-31 March 2004: 34.

 

Oksenhorn, Stewart. “Winter’s Child.” Aspen Times Weekly, February 2004: 21-22.

 

Martin, Victoria. “Enrique Martínez Celaya at Griffin Contemporary.” ArtWeek, Vol. 34, No. 10, 20 December 2003-January 2004. (cover)

2003

Siedell, Daniel A. “The October Cycle, 2000-2002.” The October Cycle, 2000-2002. (Seattle, Washington: Marquand Books), 2003: 12-29.

 

McEvilley, Thomas. “Martínez Celaya: No Horizon Line.” All the field is ours. (Santa Monica, California: Griffin Contemporary), 2003: 5-10.

 

Wong-Sutch, Sabina. “The Art of Living.” The Peninsula, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2003: 34-40.

 

Genocchio, Benjamin. “An Ethereal World, Explored Breath by Breath.” The New York Times, 2003: 14WC.

 

Douglas, Sarah. “Enrique Martínez Celaya: All the Field is Ours.” The Art Newspaper, No. 140, 2003: 9.

 

Wolgamott, L. Kent. “Top 10 Art Shows of 2003.” Lincoln Journal Star, 28 December 2003.

 

Scott, Carolyn Patricia. “A Colorful New Martínez Celaya.” Los Angeles Times, 18 December 2003: E60.

 

Becker, Lisa Tamiris. “Enrique Martínez Celaya: Poetry in Process.” Colorado University Art Museum Bulletin, Fall 2003: 2, 5.

 

Ollman, Leah. “In a Silent Season.” Art in America, May 2003: 132-137.

2002

Turner, Nancy Kay. “Enrique Martínez Celaya.” ArtScene, November 2002: 24, 25.

 

Ollman, Leah. “Primal Emotions Evoked in Black.” Los Angeles Times, 1 November 2002: E27.

 

Pagel, David. “Enrique Martínez Celaya.” Los Angeles Times, 19 April 2002.

 

Chattopadhyay, Collette. “Enrique Martínez Celaya, Orange County Museum of Art.” ArtNexus, Vol. 2, No. 44, 2002: 117–118.

2001

Merewether, Charles. “Departure Without Return.” Enrique Martínez Celaya: 1992-2000. (Cologne, Germany: Wienand), 2001: 31-47.

 

Solomon-Godeau, Abigail. “Restitutional Fragments.” Enrique Martínez Celaya: 1992-2000. (Cologne, Germany: Wienand), 2001: 51-73.

 

Ollman, Leah. “Insight Within Arm’s Reach.” Los Angeles Times, 26 November 2001: F2.

 

Heyward, Carl. “Review,” Art Papers, May/June 2001: 53.

 

Rosenberg, Jeremy. “The Evolution of Enrique.” Los Angeles Times, 6 March 2001: F-22.

 

Breidenbach, Tom. “Enrique Martínez Celaya.” ArtForum, February 2001: 155.

 

Frank, Peter, “Art Picks of the Week.” LA Weekly, 16-22 February 2001: 150.

2000

Tompkins, Calvin. “Enrique Martínez Celaya.” The New Yorker, 11 December 2000: 26.

 

LaBerge, Stephen. “Exploring the World of Lucid Dreaming.” Ions, Noetic Sciences Review, September-November 2000, No. 53: 15. (photo).

 

Thornburg, Barbara. “Latin Quarters.” Los Angeles Times Magazine, 24 September 2000: 32-35.

 

Chattopadhyay, Collette. “Enrique Martínez Celaya at Griffin Contemporary.” Artweek, July/August 2000: 20-21.

 

Knight, Christopher. “Catching the ‘Next Wave’ of Painters.” Los Angeles Times, 20 June 2000.

 

Hernández, David. “De Poesía, Pintura y Escultura.” Diario de Monterey (México), 3 May 2000: 38.

 

Ollman, Leah. “Poetry in Pictures.” Los Angeles Times, 26 May 2000: F-21.

 

Wario, Bertha. “Encuentra en Pintura Respuesta a Preguntas.” El Norte (Monterrey, México), 26 April 2000.

1999

Brodzky, Anne Trueblood. “Unbroken Poetry.” Unbroken Poetry: The Work of Enrique Martínez Celaya. (Venice, California: Whale & Star Press), 1999: 9-41.

 

Browning, Walter. “Terminal Thoughts.” Hampstead and Highgate Express, 5 November 1999.

 

Brown, Neal. “Review.” The Independent (London) 24 October 1999.

 

Geer, Suvan. “Review.” ArtNexus, No. 32. May-July 1999: 131-132.

 

Ollman, Leah. “Enrique Martínez Celaya at Griffin Contemporary Exhibitions.” Art in America, May 1999: 166.

1998

Frank, Peter. “Enrique Martínez Celaya.” Enrique Martínez Celaya: Berlin, The Fragility of Nearness. (Venice, California: William Griffin Editions), 1998: 33-37.

 

Collins, Tricia. Tablet, “The Work of Three Poets.” Zing Magazine, Winter 1998: 134-138.

 

Ollman, Leah. Los Angeles Times, 25 December 1998: F-40.

 

Isé, Claudine. “Visual Poetry.” Los Angeles Times, 30 October 1998: 30.

 

Hein, Von Helmut. “Atemwende oder Die Welt im Kopf.” Mittelbayerische (Regensburg, Germany), 6 August 1998: 53.

 

Böckel, Claudia. “Er Will Bewegen: ‘No Entertaining!’” Mittelbayerische (Regensburg, Germany), 30 June 1998.

 

Perez Ruiz, Jose Antonio. ArtNexus, May 1998: 132-133.

 

Frank, Peter. “Review” ArtNews, February 1998: 123.

 

Damian, Carol. ArtNexus, January-March 1998: 132-133.

1997

Windhausen, Rodolfo. “Arte Latinoamericano.” La Prensa (Miami), 23 November 1997.

 

Alvarez Bravo, Armando. “La Poesía, Modelo de la Plastica.” El Nuevo Herald, 2 November 1997: 5E.

 

Alvarez Lezama, Manuel. San Juan Star, 3 October 1997.

 

García Gutiérrez, Enrique. “El Artista en su Laberinto.” El Nuevo Día, Revista Domingo, (San Juan, Puerto Rico), 21 September 1997: 10-13.

1996

Riley, Charles A. “The Power of Restraint.” Enrique Martínez Celaya. (New York, New York: Tricia Collins, Grand Salon), 1996: 5-13.

 

Schoenkopf, Rebecca. “A Marriage in Blood.” OC Weekly (Orange County, California), 9 August 1996: 25.

1995

Pohl, Frances. “Mammas, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to be Painters.” Lions of Frosting. (Santa Monica, California: Dorothy Goldeen Gallery), 1995: 5-11.

 

Von Froemming, Paul. “Gifts of Love.” The Independent (Santa Barbara, California),1 December 1995: 58.

 

Jenkins, Steven. “An Open Heart.” Artweek, 17 November 1995.

 

Greene, David A. “Painting the Town.” Los Angeles Reader, Vol. 17, No. 51, 29 Sept 1995.

 

Darling, Michael. “An Unusually Rich Storehouse of Ideas.” Scene Magazine (Santa Barbara, California), 20 August 1993.

 

Alvarez Lezama, Manuel. “Exhibit Asks Viewers to Question Boundaries.” The San Juan Star, (San Juan, Puerto Rico), 7 April 1993: F11.

 

Burkhart, Dorothy. “An Artist Worth Being Excited About.” San Jose Mercury News, 18 March 1992: 7D.

 

Alegre Barrios, Mario. “Martinez Celaya Exhibe en Luigi Marronzzini.” El Nuevo Día (San Juan, Puerto Rico), 2 September 1991.

 

 

Interviews, Essays and Statements by the Artist

2011

“Thank You for the Not-Art.” Beyond Kandinsky Symposium, sponsored by the School of Visual Arts (SVA), New York, New York, February 2011.

2010

“On Painting.” Sheldon Museum of Art in Lincoln, Nebraska as part of the University of Nebraska Visiting Presidential Professorship, 21 April 2009. Published in Collected Writings and Interviews, 1990-2010: Enrique Martínez Celaya (Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press), 2010: 240-247.

2010

“The Prophet.” Originally presented at the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Nebraska as part of the University of Nebraska Visiting Presidential Professorship, 2 October 2009. Published in Collected Writings and Interviews, 1990-2010: Enrique Martínez Celaya (Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press), 2010: 231-239.

2009

O’Hanian, Hunter. “EMC2,” AspenPeak, Winter 2008/Spring 2009.

2008

Serisier, Gillian. “Painting Himself Out of the Picture.” Artist Profile, #4, Aug 2008: 61-63.

2007

“Art and Museums.” Journal of Aesthetic Education, 41/2, Summer 2007: 17-21.

 

“Photography as Grief.” Originally presented at the Sheldon Museum of Art in Lincoln, Nebraska as part of the University of Nebraska Visiting Presidential Professorship. An earlier version was presented at the Miami Art Museum, 8 December 2006. Published as “Photography as Grief (Fragments)” artUS, 24/25 (Fall/Winter 2008): 68-71. Also published in Collected Writings and Interviews, 1990-2010: Enrique Martínez Celaya (Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press), 2010: 141-146.

 

“Boy Raising His Arm.” Excerpt from a statement to curator Klaus Ottmann for the work, Boy Raising His Arm, for OPEN e v+a–a sense of place, March 30-June 24 in Limerick, Ireland, 2007.

 

“A Personal Note on Art and Compassion.” works + conversations, No. 14 (May 2007), 10 April 2007: 24-25.

2006

“Introductions to Projects.” Martínez Celaya. Early Work (Delray Beach, Florida: Whale & Star Press), 2006.

 

“Shaping Language.” How I Learned English, ed. Tom Miller (Washington D.C.: National Geographic Society, 2007) August 2006: 111-114;

2004

Whittaker, Richard. “A Conversation with Enrique Martínez Celaya, Self & Beyond Self.” works + conversations, No. 9, October 2004: 2-13.

 

“Schneebett.” Translated into German and published in a booklet for the presentation of Schneebett (2004), at the Berliner Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany, October 17, 2004-January 1, 2005, September 2004.

 

“Twelve Thoughts on the October Cycle.” Enrique Martínez Celaya: The October Cycle, 2000-2002. (Seattle, Washington: Marquand Books in association with Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden, University of Nebraska in Lincoln, 2003), 2003: 81-83. Also published in Enrique Martínez Celaya: Poetry in Process (Boulder, Colorado: CU Art Museum, 2004), 2004: 78-85.

2003

Wolgamott, L. Kent. Radio Interview with Enrique Martínez Celaya, 23 November 2003. Excerpts published in “A Premonition of Winter: Enrique Martínez Celaya’s ‘The October Cycle’ is a contemplation of time, memory,” Lincoln Journal Star, 7 December 2003.

 

Hoffmann, Roald. “The Fuzzy Boundary: Science and Art,” Enrique Martínez Celaya: Poetry in Process. (Boulder, Colorado: CU Art Museum), 2003: 91-99.

2001

Fox, Howard N. “Interview with Enrique Martínez Celaya,” Enrique Martínez Celaya 1992-2000. (Cologne, Germany: Wienand), 2001: 77-83.

2000

“Preface.” Selections from Charles Baudelaire, Les Fleurs du Mal, with the original etchings by Odilon Redon. (Venice, California: Whale & Star Press, 2001), 7 December 2000: 1-2.

1999

“Notes to Anne Trueblood Brodzky.” Unbroken Poetry: The Work of Enrique Martínez Celaya. (Venice, California: Whale & Star Press, 1999), 1999: 21; 25; 32; 41.

 

Yariv, Amnon. “Compassion and Subjectivity (Conversation with Amnon Yariv and Enrique Martínez Celaya).” Unbroken Poetry: The Work of Enrique Martínez Celaya. (Venice, California: Whale & Star Press), 1999: 67-75.

 

Greenstein, M.A. “Why Hegel?” Enrique Martínez Celaya: Berlin, The Fragility of Nearness. (Venice, California: William Griffin Editions), 1998: 73-80.

 

“A Manifesto.” Black Paintings: Poems and Visual Works. (Santa Barbara, California: University Art Museum), May 1994.

 

Miles, Christopher. “A Conversation with Enrique Martínez Celaya.” Artweek, December 1997: 15-17.

 

 

Books by the Artist

2009

The Blog: Bad Time for Poetry. (Delray Beach, Florida: Whale & Star Press

2002

Guide. (Los Angeles, California: Whale & Star Press)

2001

October. (Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Cinubia)

1998

Berlin. (Los Angeles, California: Stephen Cohen Gallery and William Griffin Editions)

 

 

Selected Books and Monographs

2010

Martínez Celaya, Enrique. Collected Writings and Interviews, 1990-2010: Enrique Martínez Celaya. (Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press), 2010.

 

Martínez Celaya, Enrique. The Nebraska Lectures, 2007-2010. (Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press), 2010.

 

Martínez Celaya: Selected Work/Obra Selecta, 1992-2010. Gary Nader, Miami, Florida, 2010. Texts by Carol Damien and Lisa Tamiris Becker.

2009

An Unfinished Conversation: Collecting Enrique Martínez Celaya. Boca Raton, FL: Boca Raton Museum of Art, 2009. Texts by Martin Brest, Wendy Blazier, Daniel A. Siedell.

 

Daybreak. Venice, California: LA Louver Gallery, 2009. Text by Enrique Martínez Celaya.

2008

The Lovely Season. Sydney, Australia: Liverpool Street Gallery, 2008. Text by Enrique Martínez Celaya.

 

Karnath, Lorie. Illustrated by Enrique Martínez Celaya. The Return of the Storks. (Berlin, Germany: Akira Ikeda Gallery), 2008.

2007

Nomad. Delray Beach, Florida: Miami Art Museum in collaboration with Whale & Star Press, 2007.

 

Another Show for the Leopard. Aspen, Colorado: Baldwin Gallery, 2007.

 

Poetry and Process. Boulder, Colorado: CU Art Museum, 2007. Text by Lisa Tamiris-Becker.

2006

Siedell, Daniel A., Thomas McEvilley, John Felstiner, Christian Williams and Enrique Martínez Celaya. Martínez Celaya. Early Work. (Delray Beach, Florida: Whale & Star Press), 2006.

2003

The October Cycle. Seattle, Washington: Marquand Books; Published in association with Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2003. Text by Daniel A. Siedell and Enrique Martínez Celaya.

 

All the Field is Ours. Santa Monica, California: Griffin Contemporary, 2003. Text by Thomas McEvilley.

2001

Jay Jensen (editor), Solomon-Godeau, Abigail, Charles Merewether and Howard Fox. Enrique Martínez Celaya 1992-2000. (Cologne, Germany: Wienand Verlag), 2001.Enrique Martínez Celaya, 1992-2000. Cologne, Germany: Wienand Verlag, 2001. Texts in English and German by Charles Merewether, Abigail Solomon-Godeau, Howard N. Fox, Rosanna Albertini, Judson J. Emerick, Arden Reed and Colette Dartnall. Amerika – Europa: Ein künstlerischer Dialog. Wuppertal, Germany: Von der Heydt-Museum, 2001. Texts by Sabine Fehlemann, Peter Frank, Pontus Hulten, Dieter Rosenkranz, Klaus Weber, Wulf Herzogenra, Marlene Baum and Charles Merewether.

2000

Pinturas de Merced. Monterrey, Mexico and New York: Galería Ramis Barquet, 2000. Text by Charles Merewether.

1998

Enrique Martínez Celaya: Works on Paper and Poems. San Juan, Puerto Rico: Luigi Marrozzini Gallery and Santa Monica, California: Griffin Contemporary, 1998.

 

Black The Black Paintings: Poems and Visual Works. Santa Barbara, California: University Art Museum, 1994.

 

 

Selected Publications of Whale & Star Press

(Founded by Martínez Celaya in 1998)

2009

Intimations, Selected Poems by Anna Akhmatova, 2009. Delray Beach, Florida: Whale & Star Press. 158 pages. Softcover.

 

The Blog: Bad Time for Poetry, 2009. Delray Beach, Florida: Whale & Star Press. 164 pages. Softcover.

2008

Modernist Archaist, 2008. Delray Beach, Florida: Whale & Star Press. 160 pages. Softcover.

2007

Nomad, 2007. Delray Beach, Florida: Whale & Star Press in collaboration with Miami Art Museum. 128 pages. Full color. Hardcover.

 

The Conversations, 2007. Delray Beach, Florida: Whale & Star Press. 240 pages. 22 illustrations. Softcover.

2006

Cowboy Junkies XX, 2006. Delray Beach, Florida: Whale & Star Press. 148 pages. 87 illustrations. Hardcover.

 

Martínez Celaya. Early Work, 2006. Delray Beach, Florida: Whale & Star Press. Text by Daniel A. Siedell, Thomas McEvilley, Christian Williams, Enrique Martínez Celaya and John Felstiner. 392 pages. 315 illustrations. Hardcover.

2002

Guide, 2002. Los Angeles, California: Whale & Star Press. Published in collaboration with Griffin Editions and Mark Hasencamp. Text and Photographs by Enrique Martínez Celaya. Volume I (the text) 140 pages. Volume II (a suite of 10 original black and white

2001

Selections from Les Fleurs du Mal, 2001. Venice, California: Whale & Star Press. 64 pages. Softcover.

 

Joseph Beuys, Multiples and Other Forms of Politics, 2001. Venice, California: Whale & Star Press. Text by Beatrice Foessel and Johannes Stuettgen. 16 pages. Softcover.

1999

Unbroken Poetry: The Work of Enrique Martínez Celaya, 1999. Venice, California: Whale & Star Press. Text by Anne Trueblood Brodzky. 112 pages. 78 illustrations, 53 in color. Hardcover.

 

 

SELECTED HONORS

Visiting Presidential Professor, University of Nebraska

National Artist Award, Anderson Ranch Arts Center

Alchemy Foundation Grant

California Community Foundation Fellowship, J. Paul Getty Trust Fund for the Visual Arts

Young Talent Award, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Interdisciplinary Humanities Fellow, University of California

 

 

SELECTED LECTURES

2011

New York Studio School. Lecture presented in conjunction with the Featured Artist Lecture Series, 6 March 2011, New York, New York.

 

University of California Santa Barbara, “On Worth.” Sponsored by the UCSB Department of Art, 19 April 2011, Santa Barbara, California. A later version was presented at the

 

Anderson Ranch Arts Center as part of the Featured Artists Lecture Series, 23 June 2011, Aspen, Colorado.

2010

Phillip and Patricia Frost Art Museum. Lecture presented as part of Art Basel’s Official Annual Event, “Breakfast in the Park”, 5 December 2010, Miami, Florida.

 

School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Lecture cosponsored by the Department of Art History and the Department of Painting and Drawing, 29 October 2010, Chicago, Illinois. An earlier version was presented at the Museum of Biblical Art in New York in conjunction with the exhibition The Wanderer: Foreign Landscapes of Enrique Martínez Celaya, 4 November 2010.

2009

Sheldon Museum of Art, “On Painting.” Lecture given in conjunction with Martínez Celaya’s appointment as Visiting Presidential Professor at the University of Nebraska, 21 April 2009, Lincoln, Nebraska. Published in Collected Writings and Interviews, 1990-2010: Enrique Martínez Celaya (Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press), 2010: 240-247.

 

Joslyn Art Museum, “The Prophet.” Lecture given in conjunction with Martínez Celaya’s  appointment as Visiting Presidential Professor at the University of Nebraska, 2 October 2009, Omaha, Nebraska. Published in Collected Writings and Interviews, 1990-2010: Enrique Martínez Celaya (Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press),2010: 231-239.

 

University of Nebraska-Omaha, “Art & the University.” Lecture given in conjunction with Martínez Celaya’s appointment as Visiting Presidential Professor at the University of Nebraska, 7 April 2009, Omaha, Nebraska.

2008

Kaneko, “Systems, Time and Daybreak.” Lecture given in conjunction with Martínez Celaya’s appointment as Visiting Presidential Professor at the University of Nebraska, 7 October 2008, Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Sheldon Museum of Art, “Art and Museums.” Lecture given in conjunction with Martínez Celaya’s appointment as Visiting Presidential Professor at the University of Nebraska, 15 April 2008, Lincoln, Nebraska. Originally published as “The Parting of the Exemplary Museum,” works + conversations, 15 November, 2007: 34-35, 45; and as “Now What?” Journal of Aesthetic Education, Vol. 41 No. 2, Summer 2007: 17-21.

2006

Sheldon Museum of Art, “Photography as Grief.” Lecture given in conjunction with Martínez Celaya’s appointment as Visiting Presidential Professor at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska. An earlier version was presented at the Miami Art Museum, 8 December 2006, Miami, Florida. Published as “Photography as Grief (Fragments)” artUS, 24/25 (Fall/Winter 2008): 68-71. Also published in Collected Writings and Interviews, 1990-2010: Enrique Martínez Celaya (Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press), 2010: 141-146.

 

UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History, “Art and Compassion.” Lecture presented in conjunction with the traveling exhibition The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama, 2006. Published as “A Personal Note on Art and Compassion,” works + conversations, No. 14 (May 2007), 10 April 2007: 24-25.

2005

Education Summit, Hope Center, “Idea Generation: Currency for the Knowledge Economy The Fuzzy Boundary: Science and Art.” 14 November 2005, Richmond, Virginia.

2004

American Academy in Berlin, Berliner Philharmonie. Lecture co-sponsored by the Stiftung Berliner Philharmoniker, the Forum Zukunft Berlin, and the American Academy in Berlin, 19 October 2004, Berlin, Germany.

 

Aspen Institute, “Poetry and Process.” Lecture presented in conjunction with the exhibition Poetry in Process at the CU Art Museum, Boulder, Colorado, 2004, Aspen, Colorado.

2002

New York University, “New Work.” 2002, New York, New York.

2001

University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Artist Lecture. Lecture given in conjunction with Martínez Celaya’s appointment Distinguished Visiting Artist, September 2001, Honolulu, Hawai’i.

 

Orange County Museum of Art, 4 December 2001, Newport Beach, California. An earlier version was presented at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, 4 September 2001. Both lectures were given on the occasionof the travelling exhibition, Enrique Martínez Celaya: 1992-2000.

 

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