Alex Da Corte


Full body portrait of Alex, sitting on a black chair in a room with wooden floors and a white wall.  His head is cocked sideways, his brows are furrowed. He wears a hat and is holding his hands. Alex Da Corte was born in 1980 in Camden, New Jersey. He received a BFA from the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, and an MFA from the Yale University School of Art. Da Corte was most recently included in La Biennale di Venezia 2019, the international exhibition May You Live in Interesting Times curated by Ralph Rugoff; as well as the 57th Carnegie International in Pittsburgh. He has been the subject of solo exhibitions at Kölnischer Kunstverein, Köln, Germany; Karma, New York; Secession, Vienna; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA; Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands; and Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia. He lives and works in Philadelphia.



A white flag with purple dots flying in the air, with the word "friends" on it in all caps in the color red.

Alex Da Corte, Friends (For Ree), 2017. Nylon flag, dimensions variable. Presented as part of Creative Time’s Pledges of Allegiance, 2017 - 2018. Courtesy the artist and Creative Time, New York. Photo by Guillaume Ziccarelli.