Sam Durant

Sam Durant

Biography

Born in 1961 in Seattle, Washington, and now resident in Los Angeles, California, Sam Durant received a BFA from the Massachusetts College of Art in 1986 and an MFA from California Institute of the Arts in 1991 where he now also teaches. Durant has exhibited extensively and recently solo exhibitions of his work have been presented at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles (2012); Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (2010); and Sadie Coles HQ, London (2010). Durant’s work was also featured in dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel, (2012); I Am Still Alive: Politics and Everyday Life in Contemporary Drawing, Museum of Modern Art, New York (2011); and Contemplating the Void, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (2010).