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.
Camden, New Jersey, 1980