Carroll Dunham's Biography
Carroll Dunham is an American contemporary artist based in New York City. He was born in 1949 and is known for his abstract and figurative paintings, works on paper, and installations. Dunham received his BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1971 and his MFA from Yale University in 1975. His work is characterized by its focus on the human figure, often exploring gender roles and the body in abstract form. He has exhibited widely in the United States and Europe, including at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, and the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. He also received numerous awards for his work, such as the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London's Prix de Rome in 1991 and the American Academy of Arts and Letters' Award in Painting in 1994.