Modern Art

David Altmejd

23 Jan - 14 Feb 2015

© David Altmejd
Work, 2015
60 x 30 x 32 cm, 23 5/8 x 11 3/4 x 12 5/8 ins,
23 January - 14 February 2015

Modern Art is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of new sculptures by David Altmejd. This is Altmejd’s fourth solo show with Modern Art.

David Altmejd lives and works in New York, NY, USA. He was born in Montreal, Canada, in 1974, and holds MA Fine Art from Columbia University, New York, NY, USA (2001), and BA Fine Art Université du Québec à Montréal, Montreal, Canada (1998).

In 2007 Altmejd represented Canada at the Venice Biennale. His work has previously been the subject of solo exhibitions at MOCA Cleveland, Cleveland, OH, USA (2012); Brant Foundation Study Center, Greenwich CT, USA (2011); Le Magasin, Centre National d’Art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble, France (2009); Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO, USA (2007); Oakville Galleries in Gairloch Gardens, Oakville, Ontario, Canada, travelling to: Galerie de l’UQAM, Montréal, Canada and Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta, Canada (2007). Altmejd’s work has been included in exhibitions including Builders, Canadian Biennial 2012, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada (2012); Mondes inventés, Mondes habités, MUDAM Luxembourg, Luxembourg (2011); Skin Fruit, New Museum, New York, NY, USA (2010); Liverpool Biennial, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool (2008); Quebec Triennial, Musee D’Art Contemporain de Montreal, Montreal, Canada (2008); Whitney Biennial 2004, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA (2004); and the 8th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey (2004).
David Altmejd’s current solo exhibition Flux at Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France (2014-2015), travels to MUDAM Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg, opening in March.

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