b. 1943, Argentina

Miguel Angel Rios Biography

Miguel Angel Rios was born in 1953 in Catamarca, Argentina. The artist is primarily known for his video works, which artistically implements various cultural particularities. He especially focuses on geopolitical and anthropological investigations. In his work, he demonstrates that rituals such as dance and combat are analogical to human power relations.

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Rios’ works have been included in shows at Galerie Adler, Frankfurt am Main (2010), the Dallas Museum of Modern Art (2006), and in the Sala de Arte Público Siquieros (2013).
He is also regularly shown at art fairs such as Art Basel Miami Beach (2008), the Videonale 12 in Bonn (2009), and the Art Miami Pavilion (2011). Important collections such as the Museum of Modern Art, New York City, Reina Sofia, Madrid, and the Hirshhorn Museum, Washington D.C., include his works.
Miguel Angel Rios lives and works in Mexico and New York City.

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