Cecily Brown
Cecily Brown

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Cecily Brown was born in London in 1969 and currently lives and works in New York.

Education

1989 – 1993

BA in Fine Arts (First Class Honors), Slade School of Art, London, GB

1992

New York Studio School, New York, USA

1987 – 1989

Drawing and Printmaking classes, Morley College, London, GB

1985 – 1987

B-TEC Diploma in Art and Design, Epsom School of Art, Surrey, GB

selected group exhibitions

2014

Artists for Artists – Matthew Marks Gallery – 526 West 22nd Street, New York City, NY
Artists for Artists – Matthew Marks Gallery – 522 West 22th Street, New York City, NY
REALITY – University of East Anglia, Norwich
peahead – Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City, NY
How Soon Was Now – A Brief History of CFA – Contemporary Fine Arts – CFA, Berlin
Cross Section: Recent Acquisitions – Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA
Great Prints – Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA
Speaking Through Paint: Hans Hofmann’s Legacy Today – Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York City, NY
FIERCE CREATIVITY. Pace Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2013

FLAG’s 5th Anniversary Group Exhibition. The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY, USA
And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music – Friedman Benda Gallery, New York City, NY
Cinematic Visions – Painting at the Edge of Reality – Victoria Miro Gallery, London
Der Himmel im Garten – Natur – Landschaften. Werke aus der Sammlung Essl – Essl Museum – Kunst der Gegenwart, Klosterneuburg
Chicken Or Beef? A Transcontinental Survey Of Figurative Painting – The Hole NYC, New York City, NY
Fit to Print – Columbia University, New York, New York City, NY
Black Cake – team (gallery, inc.), New York City, NY

2012

Out Of The Blue – Bortolami, New York City, NY
Kids – Contemporary Fine Arts – CFA, Berlin
Paradise Syndrome 2012 – CUL DE SAC London, London
Outside In – Timothy Taylor Gallery, London
SØR Rusche Sammlung: Eros & Thanatos – Werkschauhalle, Leipzig
Micro Mania – Gagosian Gallery, Paris
Pinturas de la Rubell Family Collection – Fundación Banco Santander, Boadilla del Monte
Hang On – Michael Fuchs Galerie, Berlin
Idealizing the Imaginary: Illusion and Invention in Contemporary Painting – Oakland University Art Gallery – OUAG, Rochester, MI

2011

Figures in a Landscape. Gagosian Gallery, Hong Kong
Collection Platform 1: Circulation. Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiew

2010

Exquisite Corpse Drawings. Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, New York

2009

Visible Invisible: Against the Security of the Real. Parasol Unit, London, UK

2008

Insight?. Gagosian Gallery, Moscow, RU

2007

Putting Pictures on Paper. Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, CA
Beneath the Underdog. Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA
Painting in the Noughties. Earagail Arts Festival, Letterkenny, IE
Extremes & In-betweens. Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, USA

2006

Survivor. Bortolami Dayan, New York, USA
Once upon a Time in the West. Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin
The Triumph of Painting 5. Saatchi Gallery, London, GB
Full House. Kunsthalle, Mannheim
The Triumph of Painting. Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds, GB

2005

The Early Show. White Columns, New York, USA
Cecily Brown: Paintings. Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, GB
The Triumph of Painting. Part II. The Saatchi Gallery, London, GB

2004

Whitney Biennial 2004. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
Gyroscope. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C., USA
Under Pressure: Prints from Two Palms Press. Cooper Union, New York, USA

2001

Szenenwechsel XIX. Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main

2000

Emotional Rescue: The Contemporary Art Project Collection. Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, USA
The Figure: Another Side of Modernism. Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art at Snug Harbor Cultural Center, New York, USA
Greater New York: New Art in New York Now. P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, USA

1999

At Century’s End: The John P. Morrissey Collection of 90’s Art. The Museum of Contemporary Art, Lake Worth, USA
Facts & Fictions: La nuova pittura internazionale tra immaginario e realtà: New York. Galleria in Arco, Turin, IT
Pleasure Dome. Jessica Fredericks Gallery, New York, USA; Janice Guy Gallery, New York, USA
Four Letter Heaven. David Zwirner Video Library, New York, USA
Vertical Painting. P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, USA

1997

Janice Guy Gallery, New York, USA

1996

Taking Stock. curated by Kenny Schacter, New York, USA

1994

The Fete Worse Than Death. Laurent Delaye, London, GB
Contemporary View 1990. National Competition for British Art Students, sponsored by Christie´s. Winner of First Prize

selected solo exhibitions

2015
Cecily Brown – Maccarone Gallery, New York City, NY

2014

Cecily Brown. Gagosian Gallery, Paris, France
Cecily Brown. Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin, Italy

2013

Cecily Brown. Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA, USA
Cecily Brown. Gagosian Gallery, Madison Ave, New York, NY, USA

2012

Cecily Brown. Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg / Wien, AT

2011

Cecily Brown. Gagosian Gallery, London, UK

2010

Based On A True Story. GEM, Museum of Contemporary Art, Den Haag, Netherlands
Based On A True Story. Kestner Gesellschaft, Hannover
Cecily Brown. Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin

2009

Cecily Brown. Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg

2008

Cecily Brown. Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA

2006

Cecily Brown. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, USA
New Paintings. Gagosian Gallery, London, GB

2005

Cecily Brown. Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, GB
Cecily Brown. Kunsthalle, Mannheim
Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA

2004

Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin
Espacio 1, Reina Sofia, Madrid, SP
Galerie Lisa Ruyter, Wien / Vienna, AT

2003

Cecily Brown. Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, USA
Cecily Brown. MACRO, Rome, IT

2002

Cecily Brown. Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA
Cecily Brown. Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, USA
Cecily Brown. Hirshhorn Museum, Washington D.C., USA

2001

Days of Heaven. Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin

2000

Cecily Brown. Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA
Deitch Projects, New York, USA

1999

Serenade. Victoria Miro Gallery, London, GB
The Skin Game. Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, USA

1998

High Society. Deitch Projects, New York, USA

1997

Spectacle. Deitch Projects, (Storefront Gallery), New York, USA

1995

Eagle Gallery, London, GB