Matthew Marks Gallery

Alex Da Corte

  • Books and Catalogues


    Breslin, David and Adrienne Edwards, eds. Whitney Biennial 2022: Quiet as It's Kept. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2022.

    Da Corte, Alex. Rubber Pencil Devil. New York: American Art Catalogues, 2022.

    Gavin, Francesca. Rough Version: The NTS Interviews. Copenhagen: At Last Books, 2022.

    James, Jamillah. Rubber Pencil Devil. Copenhagen: At Last Books, 2022.

    Jørgensen, Lærke Rydal, Mathias Ussing Seeberg, William Pym, eds. Mr. Remember. Humlebæk: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, 2022.


    Brainard, Joe, and Alex Da Corte. Paintings. New York: American Art Catalogues, 2021.

    Da Corte, Alex. Smiles. New York: American Art Catalogues, 2021.

    Da Corte, Alex, and David Breslin. Rubber Pencil Devil. New York: American Art Catalogues, 2021.

    Burkeman, DB. Art Sleeves: Album Covers by Artists. New York: Rizzoli, 2021.

    Cattelan, Maurizio, Marta Papini, and Michele Robecchi. Index. Venice: Marsilio Editori, 2021.

    Jhaveri, Shanay, Jack Halberstam, and Alex Da Corte. Alex Da Corte: As Long as the Sun Lasts, The Roof Garden Commission. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2021.


    Als, Hilton, Charlie Fox, Marine Syms, William Pym, and Mortiz Wessler. Alex Da Corte: True Life. Edited by Claus Due and William Pym. Cologne: Walther König, 2020.

    Burkeman, DB and Rich Browd. The Sm:)e Book. New York: Amazing Escapes, 2020


    Da Corte, Alex, John Canemaker, and Tausif Noor. Marigolds. New York: Karma, 2019.

    Da Corte, Alex, and Kevin Williamson. Rubber Pencil. New York: Karma, 2019.

    Rugoff, Ralph, and Mary Richards, eds. May You Live in Interesting Times: Biennale Arte 2019. Venice: La Biennale di Venezia, 2019.


    Da Corte, Alex, and Sam McKinniss. C-A-T Spells Murder. New York: Karma, 2018.

    Pym, William. That Way. New York: At Last Books, 2018.

    Schaffner, Ingrid, and Liz Park, eds. Carnegie International, 57th Edition. Pittsburgh: Carnegie Museum of Art, 2018.


    Da Corte, Alex, Sam McKinniss, Kim Nguyen, William Pym, Lior Zilberstein, and Michael Bank Christoffersen. Alex Da Corte: 50 Wigs. Herning, Denmark: HEART, Herning Museum of Contemporary, 2017.

    Earnest, Jarrett, and Lucas Zwirner, eds. Tell Me Something Good: Artist Interviews from the Brooklyn Rail. New York: David Zwirner Books, 2017.

    Hainley, Bruce, Alex Da Corte, and Robert Nickas. Alex Da Corte: Slow Graffiti, 2 Vols. Berlin: Revolver Publishing, 2017.


    Da Corte, Alex. A Man Full of Trouble. New York: Karma, 2016.

    Da Corte, Alex, and Susan Cross. Alex Da Corte: Free Roses. North Adams, MA: Mass MoCA; Munich: DelMonico Books, 2016.

    Da Corte, Alex, and Jayson Musson. Easternsports. Philadelphia: Institute of Contemporary Art, 2016.


    Pym, William. Alex Da Corte: Die Hexe. New York: Luxembourg & Dayan, 2015.


    Leifheit, Matthew. Matte Yearbook 2014. New York: Matte Magazine, 2014.


    Fuller, Daniel. Alex Da Corte: Fun Sponge. Portland, ME: Publication Studio, 2013.

    Klein, Alex, and Kate Kraczon, eds. First Among Equals. Philadelphia: Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, 2013.


    Rose, Rachel, and Alex Da Corte. Open Poem. Portland, OR: Publication Studio, 2012.


    Nguyen, Kim, J.J. Kegan McFadden, and Hope Peterson. Haven’t we been here before? Winnipeg, Canada: Platform Centre for Photographic + Digital Arts, 2011.


    Da Corte, Alex, William Pym, and Cara Yarmolowicz. Big Brother. Chicago: Golden Age, 2009.

    Younger than Jesus Artist Directory: The Essential Handbook to a New Generation of Artists. New York: New Museum; London: Phaidon, 2009.


    Alex Da Corte: I Think About You All of the Time. Montreal: Parisian Laundry, 2007 (brochure).


    Graham, David. Declaring Independence. Saint Paul: Pond Press, 2004.

  • Selected Articles


    Haramis, Nick. “For These Artists, Their Medium is Their Identity.” The New York Times Style Magazine, September 14, 2023 p. 82.

    Zargani, Luisa. “Prada, Alex Da Corte Team On Galleria Bag Campaign Fronted by Scarlett Johansson.” Women’s Wear Daily, May 16, 2023.


    Cotter, Holland. “A Show of Shadows and Light.” The New York Times, April 1, 2022, pp. C1, C10–11.


    Budick, Ariella. “Blue-sky thinking brings Big Bird to the Met.” Financial Times, May 5, 2021.

    “Follow that Big Bird— Up to The Met Roof.” The Art Newspaper, April 2, 2021.

    “Goings On About Town.”The New Yorker, May 10, 2021, p. 4.

    Lubow, Arthur. “Alex Da Corte, Puppet Master.” T: The New York Times Style Magazine, June 15, 2021.

    Madsen, Kristian Vistrup. “Eggs in Moonshine.” Frieze, no. 218, April 2021, cover, pp. 16–17.

    Pogrebin, Robin. “Alex Da Corte Selected to Enliven the Met’s Roof.” The New York Times, February 12, 2021, p. C3.

    Thackara, Tess. “Taking Big Bird to New Heights.” The New York Times, April 4, 2021, Arts and Leisure, p. 13.


    Clark, Annie, and Alex Da Corte.”Interview, no. 530, March 2020, pp. 174–81.

    Elbador, Caroline. “For A Dreamer of Houses.” Flash Art 53, no. 331, Summer 2020, pp. 99–100.

    Goldstein, Caroline. “Artists from Do Ho Suh to Alex Da Corte Interpret the Meaning of Home in a Timely Exhibition in Dallas.” Artnet, April 1, 2020.

    Langjahr, Kathleen. “AP: Assembled Personalities.” The Brooklyn Rail, June 17, 2020.

    Russeth, Andrew. “In Philadelphia, Alex Da Corte Reinvents an Allan Kaprow Classic.” Surface, March 12, 2020.


    Angelleti, Gabriella. “Experimental Art Space in Tehran Has Been Recreated in Pittsburgh.” The Art Newspaper, November 4, 2019.

    Caldwell, Lusia. “Three Days at The Venice Biennale Is Not Enough: A Report.” WHITEHOT MAGAZINE, May 2019.

    Kron, Cat “Marathon Man.” Cultured, Winter 2019, pp. 178–81.

    Tome, Anna. “Alex Da Corte: Marigolds.” The Brooklyn Rail, October 2019.

    Runoff, Ralph, and Daniel Birnbaum. “Double Vision.” Artforum 57, no. 9, May 2019, pp. 109–11.

    Schwendener, Martha. “Pittsburgh Repot: Five Places for Healing Through Art.” The New York Times, January 2, 2019, p. C17.

    Smee, Sebastian, and Alex Da Corte. “Making Magic.” The Washington Post, May 1, 2019.

    Williamson, Kevin, and Alex Da Corte. “Fear Eats The Soul: Alex Da Corte In Conversation with Kevin Williamson.” DAZED, June 2019, pp. 84–91.


    Hannon, Julie. “A Joyful Resistance.” Carnegie Magazine, Winter 2018.

    Johnson, Grant. “Alex Da Corte’s Neon Ghost House Is the Stuff of Dreams-And Nightmares.” Garage, October 26, 2018.

    Kastner, Jeffery. “Alex Da Corte.” Artforum 56, no. 9, May 2018, pp. 234–35.

    May, Mike. “Find The Devil in Gallery D at the Carnegie International.” Pittsburgh Magazine, October 13, 2018.

    Norton, Margot, and Alex Da Corte. “Alex Da Corte in Conversation with Margot Norton.” CURA, no. 29, October 2018.

    Read, Bridget. “In A New R.L. Stine-Inspired Show, Artist Alex da Corte Gets Spooky.” Vogue, February 17, 2018 (online).

    Russeth, Andrew. “Labors Of Love: The 2018 Carnegie International is Buoyant, Beautiful and Strangely Conservative.” ARTnews, October 15, 2018.

    Schwartz, Erin. “In Alex da Corte’s New Show Spooky New Show, St. Vincent Co-Stars with a One-Eyed Cat.” Vice, February 21, 2018.

    Zara, Janelle, “Basking in the Day-Glo of St. Vincent and Alex Da Corte.” T: The New York Times Style Magazine, February 16, 2018.


    Canino, Gary. “Alex Da Corte On Scaling Your Art.” The Creative Independent, March 21, 2017.

    Elbaor, Caroline. “Alex Da Corte Channels Frankenstein’s Monster for His Spooky Goofy Solo Debut in Europe.” artnet News, August 3, 2017.

    Fox, Charlie. “Prodigal Son.” T: The New York Times Style Magazine, October 22, 2017, pp. 47–48.

    “From WAWA to MAMA: 20ish Questions with Alex Da Corte.” The Standard, November 11, 2017.

    Jansen, Charlotte. “Oscar Wilde Meets Wes Anderson in the Fantasy World of Alex Da Corte.”
    Wallpaper, July 25, 2017 (online).

    Miller, M.H. “An Artist Remakes a Film Classic — With Frankenstein’s Monster.” The New York Times, August 16, 2017 (online).

    Stiffler, Scott. “Pursuing the Unpredictable: The New Museum 1977–2017.” Chelsea Now, September 27, 2017.


    Corcoran, Heather. “Inside the Technicolor Dreamworld of Artist Alex Da Corte.” Dwell, April 20, 2016 (online).

    Droitcour, Brian. “Coming Up Roses: Alex Da Corte at MASS MoCA.” Art in America, May 5, 2016 (online).

    Eckardt, Stephanie. “Frieze New York 2016: Alex Da Corte Soars Over the Fair.” W Magazine, May 4, 2016 (online).

    Kennedy, Randy. “An Artist’s Eccentricities, Fueled by a Signature Style.” The New York Times, March 28, 2016, p. C1.

    Powers, Bill, and Alex Da Corte. “Alex Da Corte Promises to Be Good.” MUSE, 2016.

    Rutland, Beau. “Alex Da Corte: Free Roses.” Artforum 54, no. 5, January 2016, p. 133.

    Smee, Sebastian. “Stuff and Nonsense: Fantastic Universes Unfold in Spellbinding Show at MASS MoCA.” The Boston Globe, April 8, 2016, pp. N1, N4.

    Steiwer, Louise. “When Objects Disappoint.” Kunstkritikk, September 29, 2016.


    Alemani, Cecilia. “Alex Da Corte: Devil Town.” Mousse Magazine 48, April 2015.

    Ballard, Thea, “Inorganic Matter: Layering Space to Explore Family History.” Modern Painters 27, no. 2, February 2015, pp. 36–38.

    Earnest, Jarrett, and Alex Da Corte. “Alex Da Corte.” The Brooklyn Rail, April 2, 2015.

    Elms, Anthony. “Alex Da Corte: When the Whip Falls.” Document Journal, no. 6, Spring/Summer 2015.

    Godfrey, Annie Larmon. “Openings.” Artforum 53, no. 10, Summer 2015, pp. 343–45.

    “Interview with Alex Da Corte | Devil Town.” ATP Diary, April 23, 2015.

    Leifheit, Matthew. “A Haunted Townhouse of Art Ghosts on New York’s Upper East Side.” Vice, March 2, 2015 (online).

    Martinez, Alanna. “Alex Da Corte’s Grandma Inspired his Upcoming ‘Haunted House’ at Luxembourg and Dayan.” Observer, January 28, 2015.

    McKinniss, Sam, and Alex Da Corte. “Alex Da Corte’s Haunt.” Interview Magazine, March 11, 2015.

    McLean-Ferris, Laura. “Plastic Spiritualism and Nice Hair.”Flash Art, no. 301, March/April 2015, pp. 72–79.

    “Pop Paradise.” Free Magazine (Japan), no. 2, Autumn/Winter 2015.

    “Preview: Alex Da Corte.” Art in America 103, no. 7, August 2015, pp. 48, 50.

    Rimanelli, David. “Critics’ Picks: Alex Da Corte.” Artforum, March 2015 (online).

    Russeth, Andrew. “Best in Show: Highlights at Art Basel.” ARTnews, June 6, 2015.

    Shiffman, Allyson. “Arthouse Horror: Alex Da Corte Creates an Uptown Haunted House.” W Magazine, February 27, 2015 (online).

    Smith, Roberta. “Alex Da Corte: ‘Die Hexe.’” The New York Times, April 3, 2015, p. C24.

    Viveros-Fauné, Christian. “Alex Da Corte’s Twisted Installation at Luxembourg and Dayan Channels ‘Blue Velvet’ and ‘Pee Wee’s Playhouse.’” Artnet News, March 4, 2015.


    “The Artists’ Artists.” Artforum 53, no. 4, December 2014, pp. 106–20.

    Da Corte, Alex, and Horatio Silva. “Beautiful Chaos (Genesis of a Retail Fantasy).” Pin-Up, Spring/Summer 2014, p. 117.

    Monnier, Annette. “Alex Da Corte and Jayson Musson.” ARTnews 113, no. 11, December 2014, p. 112.

    The Room
    , no. 19, Spring/Summer, 2014.

    Shannon, Thor. “Alex Da Corte.” Out of Order Magazine, no. 4, Spring, 2014, pp. 10–11.


    Da Corte, Alex. “Crossover Cameo.” The Studio Museum in Harlem Magazine, Summer/Fall 2013, p. 10.

    “Living the Dream.” Bullet, Winter 2013.

    Vierkant Artie, and Alex Da Corte. “Conversation Starter.” Artievierkant, July/August 2013 (online).


    Fournier, Valerie. “Alex Da Corte: I’m a Tall Drink of Soda.” WAD Magazine, January 6, 2012.

    Winant, Carmen. “Critics’ Picks: First Among Equals.” Artforum, May 25, 2012 (online).


    Adbusters 95, May/June 2011, cover, p. 96.

    Gerwin, Daniel. “Machete, Island Beautiful/Mortal Mirror Review.” Machete 15, May 2011.

    Nonemaker, Katherine, and Alex Da Corte. “Interview: Alex Da Corte.” Open Lab, no. 3, January 2011, p. 56.

    Smith, Darcy. “Alex Da Corte.” Block Magazine, no. 25, November 2011.


    Bollen, Christopher. “Alex Da Corte.” Interview 40, no.3, April 2010, p. 62.

    Da Corte, Alex. “American Grease Magic: Alex Da Corte Hypnotized by You.” K48 8 AbraK48dabra, 2010, p. 117.

    Da Corte, Alex, and Micah James. “Work in Progress: Gimme Sugar.” V Magazine 66, Fall 2010, p. 38.

    “Possible Projects.” Possible Press 2, September 1, 2010.

    Shia, Jonathan. “Sincerely L. Cohen.” Interview, December 2010, p. 59.

    “Syrup on the Phone.” Machete 2, no. 12, October 2010.


    Foumberg, Jason. “Eye Exam: A Grolsch in my G-String.” New City Art, December 21, 2009.

    Garza, Evan J. “Alex Da Corte.” Art Papers 33, no. 5, September/October 2009, p. 49.

    McKinniss, Sam. “Review: Alex Da Corte.” Big Red and Shiny 1, no. 111, July 26, 2009.

    Standish, Maude. Missbehave Magazine, June 1, 2009.


    Brau, Seth. “Alex Da Corte, Artist.” Cool Hunting, June 2, 2008.

    Gerstein, Julie. Dazed & Confused, October 2008, p. 72.

    Newhall, Edith. "One, two, many." The Philadelphia Inquirer, May 2, 2008.

    Redfern, Christine. “Pick up Artist.” Montreal Mirror 33, June 2, 2008.


    Cowan, Marcus. Nothing Magazine, no. 20, 2007.

    Gerstein, Julie. “Alex Da Corte: This is This.” Philadelphia Weekly, February 28, 2007.

    Swindle Magazine
    , no. 9, 2007.

    Vaughan, R.M. “Faux Naturel.” Canadian Art, September 15, 2007.


    Stern, Steven. “Liberal Arts.” T: The New York Times Style Magazine, November 19, 2006.


    Anthem Magazine, no. 14, Fall 2004.

    Philth Magazine,


    Beautiful Decay, Issue E, 2003, pp. 42–43.