The Institute of Contemporary Art and the Fine Arts Department at the University of Pennsylvania present a lecture by Alex Da Corte, whose contributions to ICA have taken several forms over the years, including the exhibitions First Among Equals (2012) and Alex Da Corte and Jayson Musson: Easternsports (2014).
Alex Da Corte (b. 1980, Camden, New Jersey; lives Philadelphia) received his MFA from Yale University in 2010, and was awarded a Pew Fellowship in the Arts in 2012. His work has been most recently contextualized in solo gallery and museum shows including 50 Wigs at The Herning Museum of Contemporary Art, Herning (2016); A Season in He’ll at Art + Practice, Los Angeles (2016); Free Roses at MASS MoCA (2016); Le Miroir Vivant at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningan, Rotterdam; Devil Town at Gio Marconi, Milan; Die Hexe at Luxembourg & Dayan, New York (2015); Easternsports (with Jayson Musson) at Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia; White Rain at White Cube, London; Delirium I at David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen (2014); 1 O O O I S L A N D at Joe Sheftel Gallery, New York (2013); as well as the solo museum exhibition Fun Sponge at the Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA, Portland (2013). Group shows include La View Moderne, Biennale De Lyon (2015); Paint Things, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln (2013); First Among Equals (2012) and That’s How We Escaped: Reflections on Warhol (2011), at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia (2012); NEW SKIN FOR THE OLD CEREMONY at the Museum of Modern Art, New York and the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2010 and 2011); Cellar Door: Front Room Series at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, MO (2010); and Between Spaces at MoMA PS1, New York (2009).