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b. Los Angeles, CA, 1982

  • Education

    • 2008

      • MFA UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
    • 2004

      • BFA Cooper Union, New York, NY
  • Solo Exhibitions

    • 2016

      • River and Sky, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY
    • 2015

      • More Pictures from Wai’anae, Praz-Delavallade and Vedovi Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
      • Pictures from Wai’anae, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
    • 2014

      • Woodblocks, Praz-Delavallade Gallery, Paris, France
      • Excavations, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY
      • Lakes and Reservoirs, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA
      • Matthew Brandt: Sticky/Dusty/Wet, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH (touring exhibition); Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA
    • 2013

      • Velvet and Bubble Wrap, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
      • Water & Polaroid, Highlight Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    • 2012

      • Lakes, Trees and Honeybees, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY
    • 2011

      • Two Ships Passing, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
    • 2009

      • Chocolate, Bees, Dust, Sperm and Sprinkles, Cardwell Jimmerson Gallery, Culver City, CA
  • Group Exhibitions

    • 2017

      • Back to the Future, Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
      • A History of Photography: Selections from the Museum’s Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
      • Sun on Paper, Dresden Technical Collections, Dresden, Germany
    • 2016

      • The Poetics of Place: Contemporary Photographs from the Met Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
      • New Matter: Recent Forms of Photography, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney, Australia
      • The Van Every/Smith Galleries, Davidson College, Davidson, NC
      • Boundless: A California Invitational, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
      • Prime Time, Volker Diehl Gallery, Berlin, Germany
      • Touch the Sky: Art and Astronomy, Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
      • Retro-spective: Analogue Photography in a Digital World, Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, FL
      • Sun on Paper, Städtische Galerie Nordhorn, Nordhorn, Germany
      • A Matter of Memory: Photography as Object in the Digital Age, George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY
      • Disorder, Somerset House, London, UK (touring exhibition); MAXXI, Rome, Italy; CAB Art Center, Brussels, Belgium
      • The New Pioneers, Danzinger Gallery, New York, NY
    • 2015

      • I am a Lie and I am Gold, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY
      • Disorder, Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville Paris, France
      • The Magic Medium, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
      • Russian Doll, M+B Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
      • Mediated Images, Brand New Gallery, Milano, Italy
      • Thief Among Thieves, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Denver, CO
      • Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
      • Second Chances, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
      • Photography and the Scientific Spirit, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
      • The Memory of Time: Contemporary Photographs at the National Gallery of Art, Acquired with the Alfred H. Moses and Fern M. Schad Fund, The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
      • Sitter, Canzani Center Gallery, Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH
      • Anti-Grand : Contemporary Perspectives on Landscape', Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond Museums, VA
    • 2014

      • Of My Affection, Anonymous Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico
      • Me and Benjamin, Curated by M+B, Galerie Xippas, Paris, France
      • Modern Alchemy: Experiments in Photography, The Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY
      • Phantoms in the Dirt, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
      • Transformational Imagemaking: Handmade Photography Since 1960, Contemporary
      • Photography and Visual Arts Center, Buffalo, NY
      • Homeland [IN]security: Vanishing Dreams, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY
      • The Fifth Season, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY
      • BURNED BY THE SUN / QUEMADOS POR EL SOL, Mallorca Landings, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
      • Process Priority, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA
      • After Ansel Adams, Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego, CA
      • NADA New York 2014, NY
      • What is a Photograph?, International Center of Photography, New York, NY
      • Beyond Earth Art, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
      • Process, Photo Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
      • Out of the Ordinary, The Bascom: Center for the Visual Arts, Highlands, NC
      • Trouble with the Index, California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA
    • 2013

      • The Polaroid Years: Instant Photography and Experimentation, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida
      • Reality Check, Bakalar & Paine Galleries, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
      • Dwelling in Erasure', Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
      • Staking Claim: A California Invitational, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
      • Rouge Wave ’13: 15 Artists from Los Angeles, L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
      • Currents: Photographs from the collection of Allen Thomas Jr., Contemporary Art Museum (CAM), Raleigh, NC
      • Land Marks, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
      • Unique, Von Lintel Gallery, New York, NY
      • The Black Mirror, Diane Rosenstein Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA
    • 2012

      • Surface Tension, The Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY
      • Group Show New Photography in Palma', Mallocra Landings, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
      • After Image, Cerritos College Art Gallery, Cerritos CA
      • MOTA, See Line Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
      • The Crystal Chain, Invisible-Exports, New York, NY
      • Photography Is, Higher Pictures, New York, NY
    • 2011

      • Every Photograph Is In Visible, Churner and Churner Gallery, New York, NY
      • Assembly: Eight Emerging Photographers from South California, Fred Torres Collaborations, New York, NY
      • Of Memory and Time, Hendershot Gallery, NY, NY
    • 2010

      • Bedtime for Bonzo, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
      • Genre Studies, Cardwell Jimmerson Gallery, Culver City, CA
      • Edges of Light, Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA
      • Assembly: Eight Emerging Photographers from South California, Fotofest 2010 Biennial, Houston, TX
      • .matrix, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA
      • Capitalism In Question (Because It Is), Pitzer Art Galleries, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA
      • A about Bauhaus…harm neu tues, Cardwell Jimmerson Gallery, Culver City, CA
    • 2009

      • Shock and Awe, Gatov Galleries, California State University, Long Beach, CA
      • Chef’s Theory, 533 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    • 2008

      • 2008 Torrance Juried Art Exhibition, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
      • Some Young LA Artists, Cardwell Jimmerson Gallery, Culver City, CA
      • Laboratory: UCLA Thesis Exhibition, Wight Gallery, UCLA Broad Art Center, Los Angeles, CA
    • 2007

      • Greater Los Angeles Masters of Fine Art Exhibition, California State University, Long Beach, CA
      • The Most Curatorial Biennial of the Universe, Apexart, New York, NY
    • 2005

      • Art Auction of the ‘Peter Coopers,’ Cooper Union Art Action, New York, NY
    • 2004

      • Thesis Exhibition, Cooper Union, New York, NY
    • 2001

      • Ryman-Carroll Foundation Group Exhibition, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA
      • Post-Ryman Group Exhibition, Schombury Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
    • 2000

      • Emerging Young Artist Fund and Scholarship Exhibition, Colburn Performing Art Centers, Los Angeles, CA
    • 1999

      • Pro and Protégés, Barnsdale Metropolitan Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • Collections

      • Art in Embassies, US Department of State, Washington, DC
      • Art Gallery of South Wales, Sydney, Australia
      • Bidwell Projects, Ohio
      • Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
      • Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
      • George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY
      • Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
      • Detroit Institue of Arts, Detroit, MI
      • Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
      • Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
      • J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
      • Jimenez- Colon Collection, Ponce, PR
      • Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
      • The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
      • National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
      • North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
      • The Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
      • UBS Art Collection, New York, NY
      • Royal Danish Library, National Museum of Photography, Copenhagen, Denmark
      • Sir Elton John Photography Collection, London, UK
      • Statoil Collection, Stamford, CT
      • Van Every/Smith Galleries, Davidson College, Davidson, NC
      • Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
      • The Wieland Collection, Atlanta, GA
  • Selected Bibliography

    • 2016

      • Hodara, Susan. “At Vassar, Seeing the Heavens with Paint, Pencil and Cocaine.” The New York Times 4 June 2016
    • 2015

      • Harren, Natilee. “Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography.” Artforum September 2015
      • Ollman, Leah. “’Light, Paper, Process’ an inventive subversion of photography,” Los Angeles Times, 1 May 2015
      • Adamek, Pauline. “’Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography’ at the Getty – Los Angeles photo exhibition review,” Arts Beat LA, 30 April 2015
      • Schoener, Allon. “Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography at The Getty,” Cultural Weekly, 30 April 2015
      • Wallis, Brian. “’Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography,’” ArtForum, 2015
      • Riefe, Jordan. “Lights! Camera! Bodily Fluids! Photographers bend the rules.” The Guardian 17 April 2015
      • Keats, Jonathon. “Darkroom, Redux? Chemistry Bests Megapixels at the Getty’s New Photography Show.” Forbes 14 April 2015
    • 2014

      • Brandt, Matthew. Lakes and Reservoirs, Damiani/ Yossi Milo Gallery [book]
      • Laster, Paul. “Review: Matthew Brandt at Yossi Milo.” Modern Painters, June 2014
      • “Matthew Brandt.” The New Yorker 5 May 2014
      • Bates, Rebecca. “Artist Matthew Brandt Revives the History of Early Photography.” Architectural Digest 27 March 2014
      • Robertson, Rebecca. “A Developing Love Affair with Film.” ARTnews February 2014
    • 2013

      • Brandt, Matthew and Emily Anne Kuriyama. Rising Dust: Public Library, Golden Spike Press, Los Angeles, CA 2013 [book]
      • “Matthew Brandt: Sticky/Dusty/Wet.” Art Speaks November/December 2013
      • Colman, David. “20 Artists to Collect Now.” Architectural Digest December 2013
      • “The Next Most Collectible Artists.” Art and Auction June 2013
      • Adducci, Shannon. “Brandt’s Waterworks.” Departures May/June 2013
      • Namias, Sara. “Matthew Brandt.” Zoom Winter 2013
    • 2012

      • Lowry, Vicky. “Matthew Brandt.” Elle Décor November 2012
      • Di Nardo, Arianne. “Mixed Media: Matthew Brandt” Lay Flat 8 October 2012
      • “EK Interview: Matthew Brandt.” Empty Kingdom 24 August 2012
      • “Matthew Brand: Lakes, Trees, Honeybees.” Le Journal de la Photographie 21 July 2012
      • “Matthew Brandt.” Time Out New York 5 July 2012
      • Dykstra, Jean. “Matthew Brandt.” Photograph Magazine July/August 2012
      • Gopnik, Blake. “Self-portraits with Buzz.” The Daily Beast 28 June 2012
      • “Matthew Brandt.” The New Yorker 25 June 2012
      • “Matthew Brandt: Lakes, Trees, Honeybees.” Le Journal de la Photographie 21 June 2012
      • Shaheen, Suzanne. “Water Works: Matthew Brandt’s Experimental Landscapes.” The New Yorker 5 June 2012
      • Johnson, Elizabeth. “Lakes, Trees and Honeybees.” CNN Photos 23 May 2012
      • Rothman, Lily. “‘Lakes, Trees and Honeybees’: Matthew Brandt at Yossi Milo Gallery.” Time LightBox 22 May 2012
      • DB, Leigha. “Edible Silk Screens + Lake Water Photographs by Matthew Brandt.” Designboom 20 May 2012
      • “Matthew Brandt Selection.” Designitecture 18 May 2012
      • “Matthew Brandt’s ‘Lakes, Trees And Honeybees’ At Yossi Milo Gallery.” The Huffington Post 8 May 2012
      • Delaney, Joseph. “Matthew Brandt” STAMP April 2012
      • Schwendener, Martha. “Closing Generation Gaps.” The New York Times 29 March 2012
      • Blind Spot, Issue 45 [Cover Image], New York, NY
    • 2011

      • “30 Under 30: Art & Design.” Forbes 19 December 2011
      • Padington, Fred. “Rise: Matthew Brandt [interview].” Dazed Digital. 12 August 2011.
    • 2010

      • Robinson, Edward. FotoFest 2010 Biennial: Contemporary U.S. Photography. Amsterdam: Schilt Publishing, 2010.
      • Capitalism in Question (Because It Is). Claremont, CA: Pitzer College Press, 2010.
      • Davies, Stacy. “Really Want the Red Pill.” Inland Empire Weekly. February 2010.
      • Brandt, Matthew. Hands Up. Self-published, 2010.
    • 2009

      • Choate, Andrew. “Review of Chocolate, bees, dust, sperm & sprinkles at Cardwell Jimmerson.” Art Ltd. July/August 2009.
    • 2008

      • Cunningham, Mark. “Surface Tension: Matthew Brandt’s Lake and Reservoirs 2.” Octopus 4. Fall 2008.