Paul Branca

Paul Branca

Paul Branca

Untitled (Two Apples), 2014
Oil on canvas
58 x 30 in.

Paul Branca

Paul Branca

Untitled (Q), 2014
Oil on canvas
50 x 30 in.

Paul Branca

Paul Branca

Untitled (Apple and Sausages), 2014
Oil on canvas
46 x 38 in.

Paul Branca

Paul Branca

Bronze Nutbar 1, 2014
Bronze
Ed. 1/9 and 1 AP
1 1/4 x 4 x 1/2 in.

Paul Branca

Paul Branca

Untitled (Nutbar), 2014
Oil on canvas
37 x 14 in.

Paul Branca

Paul Branca

Mortadella 1, 2014
Oil on canvas
20 x 20 in.

Salami (Napoli) 1, 2014
Oil on canvas
12 x 12 in.

Paul Branca

Paul Branca

Mortadella (with Pistachios) 1, 2014
Oil on canvas
20 x 20 in.

Paul Branca

Paul Branca

Mortadella (with Pistachios) 2, 2014
Oil on canvas
20 x 20 in.

Paul Branca

Paul Branca

Mortadella 2, 2014
Oil on canvas
20 x 20 in.

Paul Branca

Paul Branca

Salami (Napoli) 2, 2014
Oil on canvas
12 x 12 in.

Paul Branca

Paul Branca

Salami (Napoli) 3, 2014
Oil on canvas
12 x 12 in.

Paul Branca

Paul Branca

Salami (Napoli) 4, 2014
Oil on canvas
12 x 12 in.

Paul Branca

Paul Branca

Arlecchino, 2014
Oil on canvas
80 x 30 in.

Paul Branca

Paul Branca

Isabella, 2014
Oil on canvas
64 x 56 in.

Paul Branca

Paul Branca

Brighella, 2014
Oil on canvas
76 x 30 in.

Born in 1974, Bronx, NY
Lives and works in New York

EDUCATION

2010

MFA in Painting, Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

2009

Recipient of Bard Graduate Fellowships, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Studio Residency, School of Visual Arts, New York

BFA in Painting and Bachelors of Arts, Art History, Queens College, CUNY, NY 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014

Social Sausage, Locale Due Frane Spazio, Bologna, Italy

Inventory Observed, Mars, Milano, Italy

2013

Satin Island, Saramouche, New York

2012

L’origine de l’espace privée &&&, Galeria Sabot, Cluj, Romania

2011

Waitings, Scaramouche, New York

2010

Couch Crash, Golden Parachutes, Berlin, Germany

GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

2014

Summer Show, curated by Vanessa Safavi, Chert, Berlin, Germany

Automony Exchange Archive, West, The Hague, The Netherlands

2013

Double Life, curated by Kristen Chappa, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY

Le fil rouge, curated by Lucie Fontaine, Anat Ebgi in conjunction with Various Small Fires, at Art Los Angeles, CA

Fabricka, curated by Lisa Hayes Williams, CTSQ, NY

Eat the Blue, curated by Jagna Ciuchta, Le 116 Centre d’art contemporain, Montreuil, France

2012

Group Show, organized by Paola Gallio, Marsèlleria Permanent Exhibition, Milan, Italy

Last Laugh, curated by Summer Guthery, Anat Ebgi/The Company, Los Angeles, CA

L’Estate, organized by Lucie Fontaine, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York

Gli amori difficili: Jennifer Bartlett, Alighiero Boetti, Paul Branca, Oliver Lutz, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Scaramouche, New York

Let Us Keep Our Own Noon,  West, The Hague, The Netherlands

Matter out of place, curated by Lumi Tan, The Kitchen, New York

2011Times Square Show, curated by Marlous Born, Times, Berlin, GermanyGrand Tour Low Cost, curated by Paola Gallio, Spazio Morris, Milano, ItalyPersistent Forms, Monteriggioni, Italy

2010

Half a Self, A Cave-Dweller, curated by David Everitt Howe, The Former Convent at St. Cecilia's Parish, Brooklyn, NY

A Knot for Ariadne, curated by Marc LeBlanc, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Carry-On, project by David Horvitz, West, The Hague, The Netherlands

2009

For You, curated by Grayson Cox, LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies Gallery, Columbia University, New York

SASE, selected by David Horvitz, Printed Matter, New York

For a Short Time Only at a Space Near You, curated by ASDF, various locations

The Wikipedia Reader, edition for the Art Book Fair, PS 1 Contemporary Art Center, Queens, NY

The Sum and Its Parts, curated by Jenny Borland, temporary space, Brooklyn, NY

Bard Masters of Fine Arts T Exhibition, UBS Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

CURATED SHOWS

2013

The Droste Affect, Scaramouche, NY

2011

It’s Not You it’s Me: Graham Collins, Caitlin Keogh, and Boru O’Brien O’Connell, Soloway, Brooklyn, NY

Clairvoyance: Boris Achour and Ana Cardoso, Soloway, Brooklyn, NY

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2014

Catalog for "Autonomy Exchange Archive", a conversation with Paul Branca, Fawn Krieger and David Horvitz.

"We went to see: Autonomy Exchange Archive @ Galerie West in the Hague," Eurart, May 22.

of Lujik, Floor, "Old Tricks, best practices," Metropolis M.

Gestri, Carolina, “Paul Branca: il primo Americano in grado di vendere salsicce agli italiani.” Artribune, April 28.

Jaskey, Jenny, “Paul Branca,” Modern Painters, February.

2013

Halpern, Clara, “Daily Serving, The Art World’s Food Pyramid,” Modern Painters, October.

Everitt Howe, David, “So Old It’s New: Painting in the Information Age,” Art Papers: July/August

Boesky, Marianne, “L’estate, Lucie Fontaine,” NY (Catalog)

“Emergency Index 2012,” Ugly Duckling Press

“Double Life,” Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY (Catalog)

Vogel, Wendy, “Brand  New: Paul Branca,” Flash Art International, Jan-Feb.

2012

Keszeg, Anna, “Visual Arts as Intrepretive Philology,” Art Guide East

2010

Borland, J., Pierson, T., Wilcox, J., “Paul Branca, Couch Crash,” Golden Parachutes, Berlin

Horvitz, David, “Interview with Paul Branca.”

Scharrer, Eva, “Critic’s Pick,” Artforum

2009

Kligman, Hannah, “Art Gets Gifted,” Columbia Spectator

2007

“Pilot 3,” Selected by Eva Scharrer, Pilot

2001

Taylor, Tess, “Urban Distruptions,” Metropolis Magazine