Artists Mark Grotjahn

  • MARK GROTJAHN
    Untitled, 2004
    Coloured pencil on paper
    183 x 122 cm. (71.25 x 47.5 in.)

  • MARK GROTJAHN
    Untitled (White Butterfly Hawaiian Lapis), 2001
    Oil on linen
    76 x 76 cm. (29.75 x 29.75 in.)

  • MARK GROTJAHN
    Untitled (Orange Butterfly Over Green), 2003
    Oil on linen
    66 x 58.5 cm. (25.75 x 22.75 in.)

  • MARK GROTJAHN
    Untitled (Canary yellow and red butterfly), 2015
    Color pencil on paper
    213.5 x 122 cm. (83.25 x 47.5 in.)

  • MARK GROTJAHN
    Untitled (Butterfly Three Wings), 2004
    Colour pencil on paper
    76 x 56 cm. (29.5 x 22 in.)

  • MARK GROTJAHN
    Untitled (Black and canary yellow butterfly 45, 11), 2013
    Color pencil on paper
    213.5 x 122 cm. (83.25 x 47.5 in.)

Mark Grotjahn (b. 1968, Pasadena, CA) completed an MFA at the University of California at Berkeley and a BFA at the University of Colorado, Boulder. His work is held in the collections of the Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam. Grotjahn lives and works in Los Angeles.

Selected Solo Exhibitions 

2016
Gagosian Gallery, London: 'Pink Cosco'

2012
Aspen Art Museum, Aspen: 'Mark Grotjahn'

2007
Kunstmuseum, Thun, Switzerland: ‘Mark Grotjahn’

2006
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York: 'Mark Grotjahn'

2005
The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles: 'Mark Grotjahn: Drawings’

2000
Portland Museum, Oregon: 'Mark Grotjahn'

Further Reading

Mark Grotjahn, “The Artists’ Artist,” Artforum, December 2012.
Holland Cotter, “Art Makes Such Weird Bedfellows,” The New York Times, July 2008.
Damiel Kunitz, “Whitney Biennial 2006,” Art Review, May 2006.
Jerry Saltz, “The Parallax View,” Village Voice, October 2006.

Public Collections

Broad Art Museum, Santa Monica.
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland.
The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles.
LACMA, Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Museum of Modern Art, New York. 
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco.
Soloman R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.
Stedlijk Museum, Amsterdam.
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.