Bio

b. Los Angeles, CA, 1982

Education

2008

MFA UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

2004

BFA Cooper Union, New York, NY

Solo-exhibitions

2019

Newark Museum, Newark, NJ

Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY

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

2018

Look Again: Collecting 45 Years of Photography, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

Back to the Future: The 19th Century in the 21st Century, C/O Berlin, Germany

New Territory: Landscape Photography Today, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO

Back to the Future: The 19th Century in the 21st Century, Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2017

Dark Room, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY

A Fire That No Water Could Put Out: Civil Rights Photography, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

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

Permanent 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

Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO

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

Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN

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

Bibliography

2018

“Listen to the World: Voyages 2018.” The New York Times Magazine 23 September 2018

Bichler, Gail. “Behind the Cover: Ears Wide Open.” The New York Times Magazine 20 September 2018

Cascone, Sarah. “The Detroit Institute of Arts Has Bought Murky Photographs That an Artist Developed in Water From Flint, Michigan.” Artnet News 8 August 2018

Delson, Susan. “In Denver, Landscapes Soaked, Digitized and Irradiated.” The Wall Street Journal 8 June 2018

Keats, Jonathan. “Printed With Tap Water From Flint, Michigan, These Pictures Show Why Film Photography Still Matters.” Forbes, 26 February 2018

Tsomondo, Dzana. “Matthew Brandt Uses Unique Silver Printing Technique for New Series.” Photo District News, 9 February 2018

Dickson, Andrew. “Time Travel for Photographers.” The New York Times, 26 January 2018

2017

Ollman, Leah. “Rematerializing Photography.” Art in America, 1 June 2017

Cash, Stephanie. “Q&A with Photographer Matthew Brandt.” Burnaway, 26 May 2017

“Readings.” Harper’s, January 2017

2016

Sanchez, Gabriel. “Matthew Brandt’s Poison Pictures.” Aperture, 13 December 2016

“River and Sky.” LensCulture, 3 December 2016

Woodward, Richard B. “Matthew Brandt, River and Sky.” Collector Daily, 28 November 2016

Yerebakan, Osman Can. “Matthew Brandt.” Artspeak, 3 November 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.