2018 UPDATE: ARTIST MARK BRADFORD:
Click here to access the Los Angeles Times article dated 19 FEB 2018
Born in the city of Los Angeles in 1961, enjoying comic books along the way, artist Mark Bradford has been inspired by others, especially, by Jack Whitten who passed away in January of 2018.
2014: Bradford in Los Angeles
Internationally renown, the striking and impactful Mark Bradford purchased a building in South Central Los Angeles near the city’s main United States Postal Service office; zip code 90001. The new environment is sure to inspire great works of art that will continue to captivate the world.
Mark Bradford scavenges from the street transforming the materials into large collages or installations to evoke the emotive state of surviving in underground economies, migrant communities or abandoned public spaces revealing the diverse cultural and geographic mix of southern California.
BFA (1995) and MFA (1997) from the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia.
Mark Bradford’s Notable Awards & Exhibitions
Bucksbaum Award (2006)
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award (2003)
Joan Mitchell Foundation Award (2002).
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (2006)
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2003)
REDCAT, Los Angeles (2004)
Studio Museum in Harlem, New York (2001).
27th Bienal de São Paulo (2006)
Whitney Biennial (2006)
“inSite: Art Practices in the Public Domain,” San Diego, California, and Tijuana, Mexico (2005).
Dynamic Mark Bradford Collaborates