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PAUL BRANCA

 

 

Born 1974 in Bronx, NY

Lives and works in New York                                                                             

 

 

EDUCATION

 

2010

MFA in Painting, Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

 

2009

Recipient of Bard Graduate Fellowships, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

 

2006

Studio Residency, School of Visual Arts, New York

 

2001

BFA in Painting and Bachelors of Arts, Art History, Queens College, CUNY, NY

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2014

Inventory Observed, MARS, Milan, Italy 

Social Sausage, Localedue, FarneSpazio, Bologna, Italy

 

2013

Satin Island, Scaramouche, New York

2012

L’origine de l’espace privée &&&, Galeria Sabot, Cluj, Romania

 

2011

Waitings, Scaramouche, New York

 

2010

Couch Crash, Golden Parachutes, Berlin, Germany

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2014
Summer Show
, curated by Vanessa Safavi, Chert, Berlin, Germany
Automony Exchange Archive, West, The Hague, The Netherlands


2013

Double Life, curated by Kristen Chappa, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY
Le fil rouge, curated by Lucie Fontaine, Anat Ebgi in conjunction with Various Small Fires, at Art Los Angeles, CA
Eat the Blue, curated by Jagna Ciuchta, Le 116 Centre d’art contemporain, Montreuil, France 


2012

Group Show, organized by Paola Gallio, Marsèlleria Permanent Exhibition, Milan, Italy
Last Laugh, curated by Summer Guthery, Anat Ebgi/The Company, Los Angeles, CA
L’Estate, organized by Lucie Fontaine, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
Gli amori difficili: Jennifer Bartlett, Alighiero Boetti, Paul Branca, Oliver Lutz, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Scaramouche, New York
Let Us Keep Our Own Noon, Galerie West, The Hague, The Netherlands
Matter out of place, curated by Lumi Tan, The Kitchen, New York


2011

Times Square Show, curated by Marlous Born, Times, Berlin, Germany 

Grand Tour Low Cost, curated by Paola Gallio, Spazio Morris, Milano, Italy

Persistent Forms: Paul Branca, Marc Breslin, Alessandro Roma, Michael Stuart,  Monteriggioni, Italy

 

2010

Half a Self, A Cave-Dweller, curated by David Everitt Howe, The Former Convent at St. Cecilia's Parish, Brooklyn, NY

A Knot for Ariadne, curated by Marc LeBlanc, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Carry-On, project by David Horvitz, Galerie West, The Hague, Holland

 

2009

For You, curated by Grayson Cox, LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies Gallery, Columbia University, New York

SASE, selected by David Horvitz, Printed Matter, New York

For a Short Time Only at a Space Near You, curated by ASDF, various locations

The Wikipedia Reader, edition for the Art Book Fair, PS 1 Contemporary Art Center, Queens, NY

The Sum and Its Parts, curated by Jenny Borland, temporary space, Brooklyn, NY

Bard Masters of Fine Arts T Exhibition, UBS Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


PROJECTS AND PERFORMANCES

2013
Fruit and Vegetable Stand II (Eyes Wide Fruit), Queens, NY
Show and Tell, organized by Jenny Jaskey, The Artist’s Institute, New York, NY


2012
Fruit and Vegetable Stand (Grisailles), Queens, NY


CURATED SHOWS

2013
The Droste Affect, Scaramouche, NY


2011
It’s Not You it’s Me: Graham Collins, Caitlin Keogh, and Boru O’Brien O’Connell, Soloway, Brooklyn, NY
Clairvoyance: Boris Achour and Ana Cardoso, Soloway, Brooklyn, NY

 

 

PRESS AND PUBLICATIONS

 

2013

"Daily Serving, The Art World's Food Pyramid", by Clara Halpern, Modern Painters: October.

"So Old It’s New: Painting in the Information Age", by David Everitt Howe, Art Papers: July/August
"L’estate, Lucie Fontaine", published by Marianne Boesky, NY (catalog)

"Emergency Index 2012", Ugly Duckling Press

"Double Life", Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY (catalog)

"Brand New: Paul Branca", by Wendy Vogel, Flash Art International, Jan-Feb issue.

  

2012

"Visual Arts as Intrepretive Philology", by Anna Keszeg, Art Guide East http://artguideeast.org/2012/12/14/visual-art-as-interpretive-philology/

 

2010

"Paul Branca, Couch Crash", Golden Parachutes, Berlin, PDF catalog, texts by Jenny Borland, Tim Pierson, and Jess Wilcox

"Interview with Paul Branca,” by David Horvitz

“Critic's Pick”, by Eva Scharrer, Artforum.com http://artforum.com/picks/id=26969&view=print

 

2009

“Art Gets Gifted,” by Hannah Kligman, Columbia Spectator

 

2007

Pilot 3, selected by Eva Scharrer, Pilot London http://www.pilotlondon.org/artists/details.php?id=221&year=2007

 

2001

“Urban Distruptions,” by Tess Taylor, Metropolis Magazine