Edgar Bryan

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Lives and works in Los Angeles, California

Education

1998

The Art Institue of Chicago, BFA, Chicago, IL

2001

University of California, Los Angeles, MFA, Los Angeles, CA

Collaborations and Special Projects

2016

Almost Rad, MOCAD, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit, MI. May 6 - Nov 1

LA Ashtrays, with Scott Reeder, ARTBandini, Los Angeles, CA. Jan 31 - Feb 2

2015

Yes and No Books, Printed Matter Art Book Fair, Los Angeles, CA. 

Clay Night! MOCA Book Store, MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

Solo Exhibitions

2017

Sea Creatures, Reyes Projects, Birmingham, MI

2009

Ruzicska, Slazburg, Germany

2008

Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY

2007

Crown Point Press, San Francisoc, CA

c/o Alte Gerhardsen, Berlin, Germany

2006

Regen Projects, Los Angeles

Galleria II Capricorno, Venice, Italy

2005

c/o Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin, Germany

The General Store, Milwaukee, WI

2004

Ruzicska, Salzburg

2002

China Art Objects, Los Angeles, California

2001

Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

Something Green, Reyes Projects, Birmingham, MI

2016

Sim City: Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, TX

Thus Spake the Fungus: Arturo Bandini, Los Angeles, CA

Takashi Murakami's Superflat, Yokohama Art Museum, Yokohama, Japan

2015

New Babylon: Roberts & Tilton Gallery

Drawn Together, Actual Size Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2014

(43° 42' 46.4148'’ N, 79° 20' 30.5988'’ W), Public Fiction, Los Angeles, CA

Another Cats Show at 356 Mission Rd. Los Angeles, CA

A Woman’s Room Online, The Center for Enquiry, Los Angeles, CA

Lucas Ajemian, “Laundered Paintings” Marlborough Chelsea, NY

2012

Venice Beach Biennial, Armand-Hammer Museum, Venice Beach, CA

15 Curatorial Exchange, Curated by Roger Herman, Irvine fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA, 

2011

Group Show, Curated by Rowan Wood, Los Angeles, CA

Cactus Paintings, Curated by Calvin Marcus, Los Angeles, CA

2008

Invention/Tradition, Crown Point Press, San Francisco, Ca, 

2007

Back to Nature, Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria

From Close to Home: Recent Acquisitions of Los Angeles Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

Public Collections

The Astup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway

Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Austria

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Press

2008

Smith, Roberta, “Edgar Bryan,” The New York Times, March 14, 2008, p. E37

Mueller, Stephen, “Edgar Bryan: Zach Feuer,” Art In America, December 2008

Weiner, Emily, “Edgar Bryan,” Time Out New York, March 13 – 19, 2008, p. 79, ill.

2006

Catalogue, Edgar Bryan, published by c/o Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin, Germany and Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA

Wood, Eve, “Edgar Bryan,” artUS, November 2006, p. 7, ill.

Wood, Eve, “Edgar Bryan,” Flash Art, October 2006, p. 118, ill.

Pagel, David, “Benefiting from a looser approach,” Los Angeles Times, July 7, 2006, p. E26, ill.

Saltz, Jerry, “Selected by the Stars,” The Art Newspaper, June 16- 17.

2005

Yablonsky, Linda, “What Makes a Painting a Painting?,” ARTnews online, April.

Rubinstein, Raphael, “Person, Place and Thing”, Art in America, January, p 107.

Schumacher, Mary Louise, “New Paintings Show L.A, Painter’s Growth,” The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 6.

2004

Catalogue, Likenesses: Portraits of Artists by Other Artists. San Francisco : CCA Wattis Institute; and New York : Independent Curators International.

Catalogue,100 Artists See God. New York: Independent Curators International.

Catalogue, The Undiscovered Country. Los Angeles: UCLA Hammer Museum, 2004 “Show Examines Painting’s Role in History,” Art Business News, December 1.

The Hammer, The OC Art Blog, Contemporary Art in Orange County, December.

2003

Pagel, David. “Family, Friends, and other ‘Intimates’,”, Los  Angeles Times, August 29. 

2002

Thomas, Mary. “Carnegie Exhibit Introduces Lively Range of Young Talent, Curator Duo”, Pittsburgh Gazette, July 13.

Pagel, David. “Trouble Creeps Into Paradise”, Los Angeles Times, February.

2001

Catalogue, Snapshot: New Art from Los Angeles. Los Angeles: UCLA Hammer Museum.

Subotnik, Ali. “Snapshot: New Art from Los Angeles”, Frieze, issue 62, October, page 99-100.

Tumlir, Jan, “Snapshot: LA exhibit of work of 25 artists,” Artforum, October.

Goodale, Gloria, “Art goes West: Young Artists are packing up their easels and moving to the burgeoning scene in L.A.,” The Christian Monitor, July 6.