Brice Marden's Biography
Brice Marden is an American artist who emerged in the Post-War period of the late 1950s and early 1960s. He is best known for his minimalist concrete art and painting. Marden was born in 1938 in Bronxville, New York. He studied at Boston University and Yale University, earning his BFA and MFA respectively. Marden's work is characterized by its minimal, geometric shapes and simple, yet powerful, use of color. His first solo exhibition was held at the Bykert Gallery in New York in 1965. He has since had numerous international solo and group exhibitions in Europe and the United States. His works are in the permanent collections of major museums such as the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Marden has also been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Skowhegan Medal for Painting, the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and the Guggenheim Fellowship. He is currently represented by Gagosian Gallery in New York.