Stephen Prina

Stephen Prina

Professor of Art, Film, and Visual Studies
Stephen Prina

Prina: MFA, California Institute of the Arts; BFA, Northern Illinois University. One-person surveys: It was the best he could do at the moment, Museum Boijmans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam; To the People of Frankfurt am Main: At Least Three Types of Inaccessibility, Frankfurter Kunstverein; The Second Sentence of Everything I Read Is You, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden. One-person exhibitions: Museo Madre, Naples; Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Germany; Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Museé d’art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva; PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York; the Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, among others. Group exhibitions: Prospect 89; the Sydney Biennale; the Venice Biennale XLIV; 51st Carnegie International; Documenta IX; 74th Whitney Biennial; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Institute of Contemporary Art and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, among others. Film festival: Oberhausen. Fellowships: Guggenheim Fellowship, Engelhard Foundation Fellowship, two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships. Recordings of his music are available on Drag City, Chicago, and organ of corti, Los Angeles.


Stephen Prina: As He Remembered It, 2013, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, installation view.

Images: 1. Stephen Prina performs at Maureen Paley., London, UK, 2012.  Photo: Regina Fiorito.  2. Stephen Prina: As He Remembered It, 2013, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, installation view. 


Contact Information

Carpenter Center 302b
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(617) 384-8359