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Alexander Ross

Alexander Ross in his studio, 2021, Great Barrington, MA
Alexander Ross (b. 1960 in Denver, CO) received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA.

Ross has been the subject of solo exhibitions at the Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, MO; Galerie Hussenot, Paris, France; LABspace, Hillsdale, NY; Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; New York Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY; Nolan Judin, Berlin, Germany; and the Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA, among others.

The artist has been included in group exhibitions at numerous international institutions including the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA; Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO; Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, Mexico; New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY; Valencian Institute of Modern Art, Valencia, Spain; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY.

His work may be found in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL; British Museum, London, United Kingdom; Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO; Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, NY; Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI, and elsewhere.

He is the recipient of awards including the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant; Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Individual Support Grant; New York Foundation for the Arts Painting Fellowship; The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award; and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship.

Ross lives and works in Great Barrington, MA.

ALEXANDER ROSS, Modeling the Physical, 2023, Colored pencil, graphite, and crayon on paper, 22 1/8 x 18 1/4 inches.
ALEXANDER ROSS, Intelligence Restructuring, 2023, Colored pencil, watercolor, and graphite on paper, 12 1/2 x 17 inches.
ALEXANDER ROSS, Another Aspect of the Presentation, 2023, Colored pencil, watercolor, crayon, and graphite on paper, 14 3/4 x 14 1/4 inches
ALEXANDER ROSS, Robed in the Illusion, 2023, Colored pencil and watercolor on paper, 12 5/8 x 11 inches
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  1. […] Alexander Ross joined us to discuss his show, which is running through February 4 at Miles McEnery Gallery. Ambiguity is a prevalent theme in his work, which occasionally will hover around being figurative but, for the most part, remains abstract and can be interpreted in many ways. To learn more about this show and other aspects of Ross’s work, listen to the complete interview. […]


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