Yishai Jusidman, a Mexican artist of Jewish heritage currently based in Los Angeles, explores the history of paint and painting, and presents it through a contemporary lens. His noteworthy solo exhibitions include Prussian Blue, Americas Society, New York (2013) and MUAC, Mexico City (2016–17); Paintworks, Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City (2009); The Economist Shuffle, Yvon Lambert Gallery, New York (2007); and mutatis mutandis/Working Painters, which traveled to SMAK in Ghent, Belgium, MEIAC in Badajoz, Spain, and MARCO in Monterrey, Mexico (2002–3). His paintings have been featured in such international group exhibitions as the 2014 SITE Santa Fe Biennial; the 2001 Venice Biennale; ARS 01, KIASMA, Helsinki, Finland (2001); and Ultrabaroque: Aspects of Post-Latin American Art, which traveled to the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, and the Miami Art Museum (2000–2003). Jusidman’s work is often included in panoramic exhibitions of Mexican contemporary art, as in The Era of Discrepancy, Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City (2007); Echo—Contemporary Art from Mexico, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid (2003); and Soleils du Mexique, Petit Palais, Paris (2000).
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