Hernan Bas


Born 1978, Miami, FL

Lives and works in Miami, FL





New World School of the Arts, Miami, FL



Selected Solo Exhibitions:


2004   Sometimes With One I Love, Daniel Reich Gallery, NY


2002   First Comes the Blood, Then Come the Boys, Frederic Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL


          Love in Vein, Sandroni Rey, Venice, CA


          It’s Super Natural, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL


2001   Hernan’s Merit & the Nouveau Sissies, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL


2000   Slim Fast, curated by Goran Tomcic, Frances Wolfson Gallery, Miami Dade Community College, Miami, FL



Selected Group Exhibitions:


2004   Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum, NY


Painting 2004, Victoria Miro Gallery, London, UK


Happy Days are Here Again, curated by Andre Schlechtriem, David Zwirner, NY


The Sixth Annual Altoids Curiously Strong Collection, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA


2003   Made In Miami, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL


2002   Drawing Conclusions, curated by Nina Arias, Buena Vista Building, Miami, FL


          In the Place of Revolution, The Great Hall of the Cooper Union, NY


AOP 2002: The 37th Art on Paper Exhibition, Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC 


          Friends and Family, Lombard-Fried Fine Arts, NY


          Dangerous Beauty, The Jewish Community Center in Manhattan, NY


          Champion, Zinc Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden


2001   Fast Forward, Projects at the Nash Hotel Art Fair, Miami Beach, FL


Humid, curated by Dominic Molon, curator, MOCA Chicago, Moore Building, Miami, FL


Selections from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art,

North Miami, FL


2000   Making Art in Miami: Travels in Hyperreality, curated by Bonnie Clearwater, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL


          Robot, Frederic Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL


Ob-la-di-Ob-la-da, curated by Gean Moreno, Art Center South Florida,

Miami Beach, FL


          Young Miami, Wooster Projects, NY


          The Home Show, 890 NE 90th Street, Miami, FL


          Departing Perspectives, curated by Frederic Snitzer, Espirito Santo Building, Miami, FL


1999   Wish You Were Here, Box Forum, Miami, FL


          TRANScontinENTal, Galerie, Montreal, Canada


Superfantastic 7, The Dirt Room, Kansas City, Ohio


1998   The Fashion Issue: four simple steps towards younger looking skin, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL


1997   Frank: an adj. Connoting…Superfantastic, Baltimore, MD


          Group Show, Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, FL






2004   “Hunting Season Opens,” The New York Times: Arts & Leisure, March 7.


          Güner, Fisun. “Young Pros,” Evening Standard: MetroLife, London, April 14.


          Hackworth, Nick. “Touch of Zen with No Zing,” Evening Standard, London, April.


          Sumpier, Helen. “Painting 2004: Victoria Miro East End,” Time Out London, April.


2003   Turner, Elisa. “Consortium Surprises, as Usual,” Miami Herald, August 3.


2002   Street Miami, March 29-April 4.


          “’Smoke & Mirrors’: Art in Magic City,” Miami Herald: The Ticket, July 5.


          “Art Basel and Beyond: Highlights,” Street Miami, December 6-12.


          Jana, Reena. “Gallery Walk: Miami,” Art on Paper, April.


          Kinsella, Eileen. “Wise Buys,” ARTnews, Summer.


          Ocaña, Damarys. “Humid,” Art Papers Magazine, March/April.


          Rey, Sandroni. “Hernan Bas,” Tema Celeste, p. 93.


          Robinson, Walter. “More From Miami,” artnet.com, December 9.


          Triff, Alfredo. “Summer Fashion,” Miami New Times: Art, July 25-31.


Turner, Elisa. “Sharp FIU Exhibit Nails Complex Human Condition,” Miami Herald: Visual Arts, January 19.


Turner, Elisa. “Hardy Boys Meet Teen Angst,” Miami Herald: Living & Arts, April.


          “Independent Events: Art Basel Miami Beach,” Miami Herald, December 1.


          “Ear Candy,” Street Miami: Art Listings, January 11-17.


“Boy Story,” Street Miami: Art Listings, December 27.



2001   Moreno, Gean. “Miami,” Art Papers Magazine, November/December.


Ocaña, Damarys. “Artist’s Works are SlimFast Pickings,” Street Miami, January 5-11.


          Ocaña, Damarys. “Gender Benders,” Street Miami: Artseen.


          Sirgado, Miguel A., “Los Escenarios Apacibles de Hernan Bas,” Artes Y Letras, July.


          Triff, Alfredo. “Hernan’s Merit and the Nouveau Sissies,” Miami New Times: Art.


          “’Nouveau Sissies’ on Display,” Miami Herald: The Ticket, July 6.


2000   “Robot,” Miami Herald: The Ticket, December 1.


          “An Artistic Ode to Miami,” Street Miami: Artseen, December 22-26.


          Halden, Loann. “Travels in Hernanland,” Miami: Only in TWN.


Turner, Elisa. “MoCA’s Heart, Art, Right at Home in Miami,” Miami Herald: Living & Arts, November 29.