Chronologie

1969
Born in London, England
1985 – 1987
B-TEC Diploma in Art and Design, Epsom School of Art, Surrey, England
1987 – 1989
Attended drawing and printmaking classes, Morley College, London, England
1990
Recipient, First Prize, Contemporary View 1990, National Competition for British Art Students
1992
Attended New York Studio School, New York, NY
1989 – 1993
BFA, First Class Honors, Slade School of Art, London, England
Lives and works in New York, NY

Expositions

2012
Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg/Vienna, Austria (solo)
2010
GeM, Museum voor Actuele Kunst, The Hague, Netherlands (solo)
2010
Cecily Brown, Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2010
Lust und Laster. Die 7 Todsünden von Dürer bis Naumann - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland
2010
Armitage Gone Dance Exquisite Corpse Project - Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, Inc., New York City, NY, USA
2010
Based On A True Story, GEM, Museum of Contemporary Art, The Hague, The Netherlands and Kestner Gesellschaft, Hannover, Germany (solo)
2009
Cecily Brown, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany (solo)
2009
Visible Invisible: Against the Security of the Real, Parasol Unit, London, England
2009
Paint Made Flesh - Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
2009
Bad Habits - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
2009
NAKED! - Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York City, NY
2009
The Figure and Dr Freud - Haunch of Venison - New York, New York City, NY
2009
Paint Made Flesh - The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
2009
Antes de ayer y pasado mañana; o lo que puede ser pintura hoy - MACUF Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Union Fenosa, A Coruña
2009
modern modern - CAM - Chelsea Art Museum, New York City, NY, USA
2009
Paint Made Flesh - Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN, USA
2008
Out of Shape: Stylistic Distortions of the Human Form in Art, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA
2008
Cecily Brown, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY, USA (solo)
2008
Black - G Fine Art, Washington, DC, USA
2008
THE OLYMP - Works on Paper - - Burkhard Eikelmann Com, Dusseldorf, Germany (closed, 2010)
2008
Insight?, Gagosian Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2007
Garten Eden. Der Garten in der Kunst seit 1900, Kunsthalle in Emden, Emden, Germany
Beneath the Underdog, Gagosian Gallery - Madison Avenue, New York, NY
Not For Sale, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY
Putting Pictures on Paper, Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, Canada
Painting in the Noughties, Earagail Arts Festival, Letterkenny, Ireland
Extremes & In-betweens, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY
2006
The Triumph of Painting. Part II, The Saatchi Gallery, London, England
Cecily Brown, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA (solo)
New Paintings, Gagosian Gallery, London, England (solo)
Survivor, Bortolami Dayan, New York, NY
Once upon a Time in the West, Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany
The Triumph of Painting 5, Saatchi Gallery, London, England
Full House, Kunsthalle, Mannheim, Germany
Cecily Brown, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA (solo)
2005
The Triumph of Painting, Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds, UK
The Early Show, White Columns, New York, NY
Cecily Brown: Paintings, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, UK (solo)
Cecily Brown, Kunsthalle, Mannheim, Germany (solo)
Recent Paintings, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2004
Espacio 1, Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain (solo)
Galerie Lisa Ruyter, Vienna, Austria (solo)
Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Whitney Biennial 2004, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Gyroscope, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Under Pressure: Prints from Two Palms Press, Cooper Union, New York, NY
2003
Cecily Brown, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA (solo)
Cecily Brown, MACRO, Rome, Italy (catalogue) (solo)
2002
Cecily Brown, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA (solo)
Directions—Cecily Brown, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, DC (solo)
Cecily Brown, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2001
Szenenwechsel XIX, Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt, Germany
Days of Heaven, Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2000
Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Serenade, Victoria Miro Gallery, London, England (solo)
The Skin Game, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA (solo)
Deitch Projects, New York, NY (solo)
The Figure: Another Side of Modernism, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art at Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY
Greater New York: New Art in New York Now, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY
Emotional Rescue: The Contemporary Art Project Collection, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
1999
At Century’s End: The John P. Morrissey Collection of 90’s Art, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Lake Worth, FL
Pleasure Dome, Jessica Fredericks Gallery, New York, Janice Guy Gallery, New York, NY
Four Letter Heaven, David Zwirner Video Library, New York, NY
Vertical Painting, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY
Serenade, Victoria Miro Gallery, London, England (solo)
The Skin Game, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA (solo)
Facts & Fictions: La nuova pittura internazionale tra immaginario e realtà: New York, Galleria in Arco, Turin, Italy
1998
High Society, Deitch Projects, New York, NY (solo)
1997
Spectacle, Deitch Projects, New York, NY (solo)
Janice Guy Gallery, New York, NY
1996
Taking Stock, curated by Kenny Schacter, New York, NY
1995
Eagle Gallery, London, England (solo)
Four Letter Heaven, a short animated film- Premiered at Telluride Film Festival, Telluride, CO and traveled to Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor, MI; Seattle Film Festival, Seattle, WA; Pandemonium, Festival of the Moving image, London, England; Stuttgart Filmfest, Stuttgart, DE, and others in U.S and Europe. Awards at Ann Arbor, the Big Muddy Film Festival and the Black Maria Film Festival
1994
The Fete Worse Than Death, Laurent Delaye, London, England

Collections publiques

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Broad Contemporary Art Museum, Santa Monica, CA
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Tate Britain, London, England
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Publications

2008
Ashton, Dore. Cecily Brown. New York: Rizzoli, 2008.
2007
Fleming, Jeff. Cecily Brown. Des Moines: Des Moines Art Center, 2007.
2005
Mac, Caoimhin, Giolla Leith and Suzanne Cotter. Cecily Brown: Paintings. Oxford: Museum of Modern Art Oxford, 2005.