Alex Da Corte was born in Camden, New Jersey, in 1980. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, and a Master of Fine Arts from the Yale University School of Art. His most recent solo exhibition THE SUPƎRMAN, was held at Kölnischer Kunstverein, Köln, Germany (2018) Other recent solo exhibitions include C-A-T SPELLS MURDER, Karma Gallery, New York, New York (2018) Slow Graffiti, Secession Building, Vienna, Austria; A Man Full Of Trouble at Maccarone Gallery, New York; 50 Wigs at the Herning Museum of Contemporary Art, Herning, Denmark; A Season in He’ll at Art + Practice, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2016); Free Roses MASS MoCA, North Adams (2016); Die Hexe at Luxembourg & Dayan Gallery, New York; Devil Town at Gio Marconi, Milan; Le Miroir Vivant at The Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands (2015); Easternsports at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia (2014, together with Jayson Musson). Da Corte’s work was also included in 57th Carnegie International. Past group exhibitions include Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark; the 13th Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, France among many others. In 2012, Da Corte was awarded a Pew Fellowship in the Arts from the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.

Alex Da Corte, Bad Land, 2017. Courtesy of Josh Lilley Gallery.
Alex da Corte
Camden, New Jersey, 1980

Past Exhibitions

Alex Da Corte: A Season in He’ll

Art + Practice 09/07/2016 — 17/09/2016

Alex Da Corte: Devil Town

Giò Marconi
24/04/2015 — 30/05/2015

Solo Shows

THE SUPƎRMAN, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Köln, Germany
C-A-T SPELLS MURDER, Karma Gallery, New York City
BAD LAND, Josh Lilley Gallery, London
Slow Graffiti, Secession, Vienna, Austria
Free Roses, Mass MoCA, North Adams, MA
50 Wigs, Herning Museum of Contemporary Art, Herning, Denmark
A Man Full of Trouble, Maccarone Gallery, New York, NY
A Season In He’ll, Art + Practice, Los Angeles, CA
Free Roses, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, Massachusetts

Die Hexe, Luxembourg & Dayan, New York City, NY
Devil Town, Gio Marconi, Milan, Italy
The Living Mirror, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Easternsports (with Jayson Musson), Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
White Rain, White Cube, London, UK
A Night in Hell, Carl Kostyal, Stockholm, Sweden
Delirium I, David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

Body Without Organs (with Sean FitzGerald), Fjord, Philadelphia, PA
1 O O O I S L A N D, Joe Sheftel Gallery, New York City, NY
As Is Wet Hoagie (with Borna Sammak), Oko, New York City, NY
Fun Sponge, Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA, Portland ME
Bacon Brest, ARTSPEAK, Vancouver CA CAR WHORE, Wake, Detroit MI
Dead Zone, Nudashank, Baltimore MD

Gentle Plain, Mallorca Landings, Mallorca SP
Magic Stick, Still House, New York City, NY
Candy Rain, Joe Sheftel Gallery, New York City, NY
Night Chat, Galerie Olivier Robert, Paris FR

Group Shows

Double Takes: Historic and Contemporary Film + Video, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio
Carnegie International 57th Edition, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Warhol 1968, Moderna Musett, Stockholm
Collections, Musée d’art contemporain, Lyon, France
Soft Focus, Reyes Projects, Birmingham, Michigan

Cells, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York City
Summer Show, Carl Kostyál, Stockholm
Dreamlands: Immersive Film and Cinema Since 1905, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Illumination, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark
Fire Under Snow, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark
The 5th of July, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia

Taut Eye Tau, Biennale de Lyon, Musée d’art contemporain de Lyon, Lyon, France Bonsai #5, Maccarone Gallery, New York, NY

Slip, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY
Border Food, Loyal, Malmo, Sweden (Curated by Jesse Greenberg)
The New Beauty of Our Modern Life, Higher Pictures, New York, NY
Cardboard Lover, American Contemporary, New York, NY

Garage, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY
Camp Paradox Days, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Body Without Organs, Fjord, Philadelphia, PA (with Sean FitzGerald)
ROPE BURN: Painting Behind the Velveteen Curtain, Rod Barton, London, UK
 Paint Hotel, Joe Sheftel Gallery, New York, NY
OD, The Attic at One Thorsebey Street, Nottingham, UK
Paint Things, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

Contacts & Details

City of birth: Camden, New Jersey Country of birth: USA Date of birth: 1980 Lives in: Philadelphia