Brian Alfred  (American, 1974) 


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Brian Alfred Biography
1974   Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1997   BFA, Pennsylvania State University
1999   MFA, Yale University
1999   Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
1999   Phelps Berdan Memorial Award
2005   New York Foundation of the Arts Inspiration Award
2006   American Academy of Arts and Letters Purchase Award
2006   Penn State Alumni Award
  Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York
Selected Exhibitions
2013   “Storms and Stress,” Hezi Cohen Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel (solo)
2010   Aichi Triennale, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagoya, Japan
2010   New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions 2000-2010, Orange County Museum of Art, California, USA
2010   It's Already The End of The World, OneDotZero, Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center, New York (solo)
2010   It’s Already the End of the World, Haunch of Venison, New York, USA (solo)
2009 - 2010   Undeniably me. 1309 Faces, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany
2009   Majic Window, Studio la Città, Verona, Italy (solo)
2009   Me, undoubtedly me. 1309 Faces, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany
2009   Mercury Retrograde: Animated Realities, Big Medium Gallery, Austin, Texas
2008   Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, Denmark
2008   Million Now Living Will Never Die, Haunch of Venison, Berlin (solo)
2008   Uncoordinated: Mapping Carthography in Contemporary Art, Contemporary Art Center Museum, Cincinnati
2008   Shizuoka Prefecture Museum of Art, Shizuoka
2007   The Shape of Space, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
2007   Cell Phone: Art and Mobile Phone, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore
2007   Brian Alfred, Studio La Citta, Verona, Italy (solo)
2007   Global Warning, SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
2007   System Error: War is a force that gives us meaning, Palazzo delle Papesse-Centro Arte Contemporanea, Siena, Italy
2006   The 59th Minute, Times Square Panasonic Astrovision Screen, Creative Time, New York
2006   American Academy of Arts and Letters Invitational Exhibition, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York
2006   Radar: Works from the Kent and Vicki Logan Collection, Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado
2006   Signal Channel: Contemporary Video Art, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, Nebraska
2006   Surveillance, Haunch of Venison, Zurich (catalog) (solo)
2006   New Code, Studio la Città, Verona
2006   Space is the Place! Mary Boone, New York, NY (solo)
2005   Mary Boone, New York, NY (solo)
2005   Conspiracy?, Haunch of Venison, London (solo)
2005   Produced at Eyebeam, Eyebeam, New York
2005   Surface, Lucas Schoormans Gallery, New York
2005   Art<>Works, 520 8th Ave Suite1602, New York
2005   Papers and Pixels, Mary Boone Gallery, New York
2004   Metropolis, The National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
2004   Art and Architecture 1900- 2000, Palazzo Ducale, Genoa
2004   Sandroni Rey Gallery, Los Angeles
2004   Trouble in Paradise, Van Brunt Gallery, New York
2004   Happy Ending, Kingfisher Projects, Queens, New York
2004   The Future is Now! Phoenix Art Museum Phoenix, AZ (solo)
2004   Overload, Max Protetch, New York (solo)
2004   Fallout, Samek, Art Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisberg, PA (solo)
2003   Sandroni Rey Gallery, Los Angeles (solo)
2003   Toxic, Max Protetch, New York
2003   Digital Showcase, Austin Museum of Digital Art, Austin, Texas
2002   Max Protetch, New York (solo)
2000   Max Protetch, New York (solo)
1999   Group Show, Max Protetch Gallery, New York
1999   MFA, Thesis Exhibition Yale School of Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Denver Art Museum, Colorado
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, New York
Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona
National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey
2012   Hutson, Laura. “Installation View: Brian Alfred” Nashville Scene. Oct 2, 2012
2010   Flavorwire, Daily Art Pick, Paul Laster, Feb 3, 2010
2010   “Brian Alfred:The End of the World” Nowness, Jan 19, 2010
2008   Bradley, Kimberly. “ Digest.”, Feb 2008
2008   Stephenson, Sarah. “Brian Alfred: Millions Now Living Will Never Die!!!”
2008   ArtKrush, Issue 80, March 19, 2008
2008   “Brian Alfred.” ArtNews Magazine, June 2008
2007   Cash, Stephanie, Report from Colorado, Art in America, feb 2007
2007   Goto, Shigeo, Brian Alfred, Esquire Magazine, Japan, Jun 2007
2007   Satterthwaite, Julian, Flat but Expressive, The Daily Yomiuru, 07-04-2007
2006   Boucher, Brian, Brian Alfred at Mary Boone, Art in America, June-July 2006
2006   Vogel, Carol, Big and Bold, The New York Times, 03-03-2006
2005   Brian Alfred, Goings On About Town, The New Yorker, 19-09-2005
2004   Trouble in Paradise, The New Yorker, 28-06-2004
2004   Johnson Ken, Brian Alfred, The New York Times, 26-03-2004, E 37
2004   A. Darrin, The Garden in the Machine: The Paintings of Brian Alfred, Loud Paper 4, n.3
2004   R. Schepper, Sounding Board: Brian Alfred, Grooves Magazine, 07-2004
2003   A. Worman, La Confidential, Artnet Magazine, 2003
2003   The Art of Architecture, Dwell Magazine, 09-2003
2002   Vitamin P: New Perspectives in Painting, New York. Phaidon Press, 2002
2002   Why I Don’t Leave The House, Zingmagazine, Fall 2002
2001   W. Robinson, Weekend Update, Artnet Magazine, 2001
2001   Afterhours, Brian Alfred, n.15 (2001), pp.50-55