|Nacimiento:||1961 en Los Angeles, California, Estados Unidos|
|Residencia:||Reside en Los Angeles, California, Estados Unidos|
|Galerías y otras organizaciones que le representan:||Sikkema Jenkins & Co.|
|Organizaciones con obra:||De la Cruz Collection Contemporary Art Space, Hammer Museum, Marciano Art Foundation|
Mark Bradford was born in 1961 in Los Angeles, California, where he lives and works. He received a BFA (1995) and MFA (1997) from the California Institute of Arts in Valencia CA. In 2017, Bradford represented the United States at the 2017 Venice Biennale with a major solo exhibition ‘Tomorrow Is Another Day.’ He also presented a monumental commissioned cyclorama of paintings at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington D.C., which served as Bradford’s largest site-specific work to date at 400 linear feet. Other solo exhibitions include ‘Mark Bradford. Receive Calls on Your Cell Phone From Jail,’ Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis MO (2016); ‘Tears of a Tree,’ The Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai, China (2015); ‘Scorched Earth,’ Hammer Museum, Los Angeles CA (2015); ‘Mark Bradford: Sea Monsters,’ The Rose Art Museum, Waltham MA (2014), which travelled to Gemeentemuseum den Haag, The Hague, Netherlands (2015); and a major touring exhibition presented at the Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus OH (2010), which traveled to Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston MA (2010), Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago IL (2011), and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco CA (2012). Bradford has exhibited widely in numerous group presentations such as ‘America is Hard to See,’ The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York NY (2015); Sharjah Biennial 12: ‘The past, the present, the possible,’ Sharjah, UAE (2015); ‘Variations: Conversations In and Around Abstract Painting,’ LACMA, Los Angeles CA (2014); ‘Blues for Smoke,’ Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus OH (2013); ‘ROUNDTABLE,’ 9th Gwangju Biennale, Korea (2012); the 12th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey (2011); and ‘Eden’s Edge: Fifteen L.A. Artists,’ Hammer Museum, Los Angeles CA (2007). Bradford was a recipient of the WSJ. Magazine’s 2017 Innovator Award; the David C. Driskell Prize (2016); the US State Department Medal of Arts (2015); the MacArthur Fellowship Genius Award (2009); the Wexner Center Residency Award (2009); and the Bucksbaum Award, granted by The Whitney Museum of American Art (2006). His work is held in many major public institutions worldwide, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York NY; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago IL; The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco CA; The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York NY; The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis MN; The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York NY; and Hammer Museum, Los Angeles CA.