Alec Von Bargen
Artist

Born in New York City, Alec Von Bargen is a social anthropologist of sorts. He captures aesthetic instances resonating true with their historical, political and social contexts. He uses the most basic equipment possible to create his images, videos, murals and installations. Although his research is meticulous he does not prep, pre-produce, light or arrange for his shoots.

Alec Von Bargen recently exhibited at both the 54th and 56th editions of the Venice Biennale, the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, the OCT Museum in Shanghai, China and Les Rencontres D’Arles Festival, France, amongst others. His work has won numerous awards including the IPA’s in LA and the PX3’s in Paris. He was a finalist at the Dubai Emerging Artist Award and Aesthetica Magazine, UK, selected him as one of their top 100 Artists 2 years in a row. He was finalist for the Terry O’Neill Award and the Celeste Prize in Berlin, Germany. He recently completed a six month project in China having been selected by François-Henri Pinault and the Swatch Group as guest artist at the Swatch Art Peace Hotel, Shanghai.

Von Bargen’s latest awards are the 2017 International Fine Art Photographer Award in Paris, the 2018 IPA’s, the 2018 International Color Photography Awards, the 11th edition of the Pollux Awards and his most recent series is included in the 161st Royal Photographic Society exhibition.

In October 2015, Alec was officially named ‘Visual advisor’ to the Venice Film Festival’s Biennale College.

He spends most of his time between Italy and Mexico but works all over the world.

Alec Von Bargen
Artist

Born in New York City, Alec Von Bargen is a social anthropologist of sorts. He captures aesthetic instances resonating true with their historical, political and social contexts. He uses the most basic equipment possible to create his images, videos, murals and installations. Although his research is meticulous he does not prep, pre-produce, light or arrange for his shoots.

Alec Von Bargen recently exhibited at both the 54th and 56th editions of the Venice Biennale, the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, the OCT Museum in Shanghai, China and Les Rencontres D’Arles Festival, France, amongst others. His work has won numerous awards including the IPA’s in LA and the PX3’s in Paris. He was a finalist at the Dubai Emerging Artist Award and Aesthetica Magazine, UK, selected him as one of their top 100 Artists 2 years in a row. He was finalist for the Terry O’Neill Award and the Celeste Prize in Berlin, Germany. He recently completed a six month project in China having been selected by François-Henri Pinault and the Swatch Group as guest artist at the Swatch Art Peace Hotel, Shanghai.

Von Bargen’s latest awards are the 2017 International Fine Art Photographer Award in Paris, the 2018 IPA’s, the 2018 International Color Photography Awards, the 11th edition of the Pollux Awards and his most recent series is included in the 161st Royal Photographic Society exhibition.

In October 2015, Alec was officially named ‘Visual advisor’ to the Venice Film Festival’s Biennale College.

He spends most of his time between Italy and Mexico but works all over the world.

  • June Clark: Witness
    May 3 – Aug 11, 2024
    The Power Plant
    Toronto, Canada
    June Clark: Witness is the first survey in Canada of the Toronto-based artist June Clark, who, since the late 1960s, has developed a unique and groundbreaking practice spanning photo-based work, text, collage, installation, and sculptural assemblages. Born in Harlem, New York, Clark immigrated to Canada in 1968 and subsequently made Toronto her home. The questions of identity formation and their connection to our points of origin fuel her practice. (more…)
  • Mary Heilmann / Daydream Nation
    May 2 – Jul 26, 2024
    Hauser & Wirth
    New York, USA
    “A body of work starts by daydreaming…” –Mary Heilmann On May 2nd, we will open ‘Daydream Nation’ at its 22nd Street gallery, exploring Mary Heilmann’s ongoing interest in drawing as a form of transcribing memory. Curated by artist Gary Simmons, Heilmann’s friend and former student and colleague at New York’s School of Visual Arts, the exhibition celebrates her talent for distilling complex images and ideas into deceptively simple geometric forms and abstract gestural marks. (more…)
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