Cecily Brown

(British, born 1969)

3 studies after “an election: an election entertainment” by william hogarth by cecily brown

Cecily Brown

3 Studies After “An Election: An Election Entertainment” by William Hogarth, 2004



Born in London, England
1985 - 1987
B-TEC Diploma in Art and Design, Epsom School of Art, Surrey, England
1987 - 1989
Attended drawing and printmaking classes, Morley College, London, England
1989 - 1993
BFA, First Class Honors, Slade School of Art, London, England
Recipient, First Prize, Contemporary View 1990, National Competition for British Art Students
Attended New York Studio School, New York, NY
Lives and works in New York, NY


Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg/Vienna, Austria (solo)
GeM, Museum voor Actuele Kunst, The Hague, Netherlands (solo)
Cecily Brown, Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Lust und Laster. Die 7 Todsünden von Dürer bis Naumann - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Armitage Gone Dance Exquisite Corpse Project - Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, Inc., New York City, NY, USA
Based On A True Story, GEM, Museum of Contemporary Art, The Hague, The Netherlands and Kestner Gesellschaft, Hannover, Germany (solo)
Paint Made Flesh - Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN, USA
modern modern - CAM - Chelsea Art Museum, New York City, NY, USA
Antes de ayer y pasado mañana; o lo que puede ser pintura hoy - MACUF Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Union Fenosa, A Coruña
Paint Made Flesh - The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC

Public Collections

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Broad Contemporary Art Museum, Santa Monica, CA
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Tate Britain, London, England
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY


Ashton, Dore. Cecily Brown. New York: Rizzoli, 2008.
Fleming, Jeff. Cecily Brown. Des Moines: Des Moines Art Center, 2007.
Mac, Caoimhin, Giolla Leith and Suzanne Cotter. Cecily Brown: Paintings. Oxford: Museum of Modern Art Oxford, 2005.