Alex Da Corte

Alex Da Corte (b. 1980) is an Venezuelan-American conceptual artist who works in painting, sculpture, installation, and video. He received a BFA in printmaking from the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, and a MFA in sculpture from the Yale University School of Art, New Haven. Da Corte often uses surreal imagery and everyday objects in his practice and explores ideas of consumerism, pop culture, mythology, and literature. Institutional exhibition highlights include the monographic 20-year survey Mr. Remember at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark (2022–23); the Whitney Biennial Quiet as It’s Kept(2022); the Roof Garden Commission for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (2021); the Biennale di Venezia MayYou Live in Interesting Times, Venice (2019); the 57th Carnegie International, Pittsburgh (2019); and solo exhibitions at the Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne (2018); Secession, Vienna (2016); Art + Practice, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2016); MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts (2016); Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam (2015); and the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia (2014, together with Jayson Musson). He lives and works in Philadelphia, PA and is currently represented by Sadie Coles HQ and Matthew Marks.

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