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Biography

Uri Aran (b. 1977) lives and works in New York.

He received a Bachelor of Design from Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem in 2004, and graduated with an MFA in Visual Arts from Columbia University, New York in 2007.

Select solo exhibitions include zero point anything, Sadie Coles HQ, London (2024); I’m a Restaurant, Andrew Kreps, New York (2023); Take this Dog for Example, The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin (2023); The Fastest Boy in the World, Andrew Kreps, New York (2021); Eggs for Breakfast and a Bird in a Blanket, The Club, Tokyo (2021); Oranges vs Them, Sadie Coles HQ, London (2021); House, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York (2020); Tenants Like These, Sadie Coles HQ, London (2019); Two Things About Suffering, Sadie Coles HQ, London (2016); Mice, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne (2016); Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv (2015); Multi Colored Blue, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, Rome (2015); Puddles, Peep-Hole, Milan (2014); Hat on Hook, Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, Portland, OR (2014); and here, here and here, Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich (2013).


Aran’s work is included in the public collections of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; ICA Miami, Miami; Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas; Fundació Es Baluard Museu d’Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma, Palma de Mallorca, Spain; Israel Museum, Jerusalem; KADIST, Paris and San Francisco CA; American University, Washington DC; and RISD Museum, Providence, RI.

Aran has forthcoming solo exhibitions at Matthew Brown, Los Angeles (2024); and the Madre Museo d’arte contemporanea Donnaregina, Naples, IT (2025).