Cecily Brown

 

Born in London, England, 1969

Lives and works in New York NY

 

Education

BA in Fine Arts, Slade School of Art, London, England, 1993

Drawing and Printmaking, Morley College, London, England, 1989

B-TEC Diploma in Art and Design, Epsom School of Art, Surrey, England, 1987

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2019

We Didn’t Mean to Go to Sea, Thomas Dane Gallery, Naples, Italy

2018

Cecily Brown, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humblebaek, Denmark

Triumph of the Vanities II, The Metropolitan Opera House, New York NY

If Paradise Were Half as Nice, Instituto Tomie Ohtake, Sao Paulo, Brazil; travelling to: Museo Oscar Niemeyer, Curitiba, Brazil; The Iberê Camargo Foundation, Porto Alegre, Brazil

Cecily Brown: Rehearsal, MCA Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara CA

 

2017

Cecily Brown: Shipwreck Drawings, the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, England

A day! Help! Help! Another day!, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York NY

 

2016

Cecily Brown: Rehearsal, The Drawing Center, New York NY

Madrepora, Thomas Dane Gallery, London, England

 

2015

The Sleep Around and the Lost and Found, Contemporary Fine Arts Berlin, Berlin, Germany

The English Garden, Maccarone Gallery, New York 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

Cecily Brown, Gagosian Gallery, Madison Ave, New York NY

 

2012

Cecily Brown, Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg, Austria

 

2011

Cecily Brown, Gagosian Gallery, London, England

Cecily Brown, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

 

2010

Based On A True Story, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag (GEM), Den Haag, The Netherlands; [travelled to: Museum of Contemporary Art, The Hague, The Netherlands; Kestner Gesellschaft, Hannover, Germany]

Cecily Brown, Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany

 

2009

Cecily Brown, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Germany

 

2008

Cecily Brown, Gagosian Gallery, New York NY

 

2006

Cecily Brown, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA

Cecily Brown: New Paintings, Gagosian Gallery, Britannia Street, London, England

Cecily Brown, curated by Jeff Fleming, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines IA

 

2005

Cecily Brown: Paintings, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany

Cecily Brown: Paintings, Curated by Suzanne Cotter. Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, England

Cecily Brown: Recent Paintings, Gagosian Gallery, West 24th Street, New York NY

 

 2004

Cecily Brown, Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany

Cecily Brown, Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain

Cecily Brown, Galerie Lisa Ruyter, Vienna, Austria

 

2003

Cecily Brown, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome, Italy

Cecily Brown, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills CA

 

2002

Directions—Cecily Brown, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.

Cecily Brown, Gagosian Gallery, Madison Avenue, New York NY

 

2001

Days of Heaven, Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany

 

2000

Cecily Brown, Gagosian Gallery, SoHo, New York NY

 

1999

Serenade, Victoria Miro Gallery, London, England

The Skin Game, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills CA

 

1998

High Society, Deitch Projects, New York NY

 

1997

Spectacle, Deitch Projects, New York NY

 

1995

Cecily Brown, Eagle Gallery, London, England

 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2019
Cart, Horse, Cart, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York NY 

Max Beckmann in Dialogue: Cecily Brown, Ella Kruglyanskaya, Dana Schutz, Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin

 

2018

Bacon, Freud and the painting of the school of London, Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

All Too Human, Tate Britain, London, England

 

2017

Cecily Brown, Two Palms, New York NY

Arcadia, Gagosian Gallery, Hong Kong

Déjeuner sur l’herbe, Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, Paris, France

Versus Rodin: Bodies across space and time, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia

The Human Form, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco CA

We Need to Talk..., Petzel Gallery, New York NY

 

2016

65 Works Selected by James Welling: Exhibition and Sale to Benefit the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, David Zwirner, New York NY

The Female Gaze, Part Two: Women Look At Men, Cheim & Read, New York NY

Nice Weather, curated by David Salle, Skarstedt, New York NY

Cecily Brown, Jeff Koons, Charles Ray, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York NY

 

2015

Tightrope Walk: Painted Images After Abstraction, White Cube, London, England

Sleepless—The Bed in History and Contemporary Art, 21er Haus, Vienna, Austria

  

2014

FIERCE CREATIVITY, Pace Gallery, New York NY

Paint New York, Kunstforeningen GL Strand, Copenhagen, Denmark

Reality: Modern and Contemporary British Painting, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich, England

 

2013

FLAG’s 5th Anniversary Group Exhibition, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York NY

Black Cake, Team Gallery, New York NY

Chicken or Beef? A Transcontinental Survey of Figurative Painting, The Hole Gallery, New York NY

Meshes of the Afternoon, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York NY

DSM-V, New York, NY, The Future Moynihan Station, New York NY

Cinematic Visions: Painting at the Edge of Reality, Victoria Miro Gallery, London, England

 

2012

Out of the Blue, Bortolami Gallery, New York NY

Idealizing the Imaginary: Illusion and Invention in Contemporary Painting, Oakland University Art Gallery, Rochester MI

 

2011

A Painting Show, Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York NY

White Columns 2011 Benefit Exhibition and Auction, New York NY

Collection Platform 1: Circulation, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev, Ukraine

Figures in a Landscape, Gagosian Gallery, Hong Kong

The Art of Deceleration. Motion and Rest in Art from Caspar David Friedrich to Ai Weiwei, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany

Verschiebungsersatz, Kimmerich Gallery, New York NY

 

2010

Re-Dressing, Bortolami Gallery, New York NY

 

2009

Bad Habits, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo NY

Paint Made Flesh, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville TN; [travelled to: The Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.; Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, New York NY]

Visible Invisible: Against the Security of the Real, Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art, London, England

 

2008

Out of Shape: Stylistic Distortions of the Human Form in Art from the Logan Collection, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie NY

 

2007

Not for Sale, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York NY

Honky Dory, Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Moscow, Russia

Beneath the Underdog, Gagosian Gallery, New York NY

Sex and Sensuality, Salomon Contemporary, East Hampton NY

Extremes and In-betweens, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs, New York NY

 

2006

Heroines (curated by Dodie Kazanjian), The Arnold and Marie Schwartz Gallery Met at the Metropolitan Opera, New York NY

Survivor (organized by David Rimanelli), Bortolami Dayan, New York NY

The Garden Party, Deitch Projects, New York, NY

Once Upon a Time in the West, Part One, Contemporary Fine Art Berlin, Berlin, Germany

 

2005

Getting Emotional, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston MA

90-Day Loans: From the Broad Art Foundation and the Ovitz Family Collection, Nelson Fine Arts Center, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe AZ

Works on Paper, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills CA

Contemporary Erotic Drawing, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield CT

 

2004

Whitney Biennial 2004. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York NY

A Collector’s Vision. Museum der Modern Salzberg, Austria

Direct Painting. Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany

Drawings. Gagosian Gallery, Heddon Street, London, England

 

2003

Gyroscope. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.

Under Pressure: Prints from Two Palms Press. Cooper Union, New York NY

 

2001

Szenenwechsel XIX, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

 

2000

OO Drawings 2000, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York NY

Emotional Rescue: The Contemporary Art Project Collection, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle WA

The Figure: Another Side of Modernism, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art at Snug Harbor Cultural Center, New York NY

Greater New York: New Art in New York Now, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City NY

 

1999

At Century’s End: The John P. Morrissey Collection of 90’s Art, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Lake Worth FL

Pleasure Dome, Jessica Fredericks Gallery, New York NY

Four Letter Heaven, David Zwirner Video Library, New York NY

 

1998

More Fake, More Real, Yet Even Closer: Drawings by Some Younger Painters, Castle Gallery, The College of New Rochelle NY

 

1997

Cecily Rose Brown, Bonnie Collura and Anna Gaskell. Janice Guy Gallery, New York NY

New York, New Generation, Palazzo della Penna, Perugia, Italy

Vertical Painting, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City NY

 

1996

Taking Stock, Curated by Kenny Schacter. New York NY

 

1994

The Fete Worse Than Death, Laurent Delaye, London, England

John Jones Open, The Gallery at John Jones, London, England

 

1990

Contemporary View. National Competition for British Art Students, Royal College of

Art, London, England

 

 

Films

 

1995

Four Letter Heaven, (short-animated film) Telluride Film Festival, Telluride CO, (premiere) travelled to: Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor MI; Seattle Film Festival, Seattle WA; Pandemonium Festival of the Moving Image, Institute for Contemporary Art, London, England; Stuttgart Filmfest, Stuttgart, Germany; Big Muddy Film Festival, Carbondale IL; Black Maria Film Festival, Jersey City NJ; (selected presentations listed)

 

 

Public Collections

 

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo NY

The Broad Art Foundation, Santa Monica CA

Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines IA

Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg, Austria

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark

Museum der Moderne Salzburg , Salzburg, Austria

Museum Für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Los Angeles CA

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston MA

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

Rubell Family Collection, Miami FL

The Saatchi Gallery, London, England

Sintra Museu de Arte Moderna, Sintra, Portugal

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York NY

The Tate Gallery, London, England

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York NY