Arturo Herrera (b.1959 in Caracas, Venezuela), is a Berlin-based artist. Over the last 20 years, he has developed an internationally celebrated, multi-layered body of work—from collages, felt sculpture, public commissions, and wall paintings. Herrera’s work has been exhibited internationally, with selected solo exhibitions including: Between, The Contemporary, Dayton OH (2023), Arturo Herrera: Constructed Collage, Ruby City, San Antonio TX (2022), From This Day Forward, Thomas Dane Gallery, London, England (2021); Together (wall painting), The Bass Museum of Art, Miami FL (2020), HOP, Kunst-station im Hauptbahnhof, Wolfsburg, Germany (2018); Sortario (public project), Bloomberg European Headquarters, London, England (2017); Track (wall painting), OGR, Turin, Italy (2017); Half-time (wall painting), Tate Modern, London, England (2016); Opener 29 Arturo Herrera: Day Before, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, New York NY (2015); Adam (wall painting), Linda Pace Foundation, San Antonio TX (2013); Band (wall painting), NSU Art Museum, Fort Lauderdale FL (2011); Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, England (2007); Hammer Project: Arturo Herrera, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles CA (2001); Before We Leave, Whitney Museum of Art, New York NY (2001).
Herrera's work appeared in the 2002 Whitney Biennial and he has been the recipient of many awards including a Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) Fellowship and The Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship. Selected public collections include San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco CA; Boston Museum of Art, Boston MA; Miami Art Museum, Miami FL; Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago IL; Museum of Modern Art, New York NY; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York NY; Tate Modern, London UK; Staatliche Museen zu Berlin – Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin, Germany; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York NY; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles CA; Dallas Art Museum, Dallas TX.
Represented by Thomas Dane Gallery.
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