brown :: biography
Brown was born in London in 1969. She studied in London and received
her Bachelors in 1993 in Fine Arts from the Slade School of Art
in London. Shortly after moving to the U.S., Brown had her first
solo exhibition in New York at Deitch Projects in 1997 and a second
in 1998, both were met with tremendous critical and commercial success.
1998 Brown wrote an article entitled “Painting Epiphany:
Happy Days Are Where, Again?” which was published in Flash
Art magazine. She has become one of the key figures in the strong
resurgence of painting at the end of the nineties. Brown revels
in the freedom she has forged as a young woman painter, her work
liberates and celebrates the sacred cows of old master figure
winter 2000 exhibition at Gagosian Gallery, New York (SoHo) was
her first with the gallery. In 2001 Brown had an exhibition at
Contemporary Fine Art in Berlin and then in 2003 she had her first
Los Angeles show at Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills. Since then
she has had solo exhibitions at such prestigious institutions
as the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.,
the MACRO, Rome and the Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid. The artist
has also participated in group exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary
Art, Lake Worth, FL, the Galleria, Arco, Turin, the Saatchi Collection,
London, the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York and P.S.
1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City.
Courtesy of "Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin"
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