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Biography

Carl Andre was born in 1935 in Quincy, MA. Andre graduate from Phillips Academy in 1953 in Andover, MA. Andre has been the subject of several solo exhibitions at various venues, including Konrad Fischer Gallery, Düsseldorf, Germany (1967); Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA (1980); Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (1994); Galerie Arnaud Lefebvre, Paris, France (2004); and Daimler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany (2017). He also has participated in many group exhibitions, including Multiplicity, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA (1966); Contemporary Sculpture: Selections from the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (1979); From Minimal to Conceptual Art: Works from the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (1994); Against the Grain: Contemporary Art from the Edward R. Broida Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (2006); and Gertrude Stein et Picasso: L’invention du langage, Musée de Luxembourg, Paris, France (2023).

Andre is also known for his suspected involvement in the controversial death of his wife, performance artist Ana Mendieta, in 1985.

Bio and website updated as of 2023.

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