Fondazione Agora I

2017-2019

Sign vinyl and acrylic on canvas, wood, sandbags, hardware

80 x 60 in 203.2 x 152.4 cm

Fondazione Agora II

2017-2019

Sign vinyl and acrylic on canvas

80 × 60 in/ 203.2 × 152.4 cm

Fondazione Agora III

2017-2019

Sign vinyl and acrylic on canvas

80 × 60 in/ 203.2 × 152.4 cm

Fondazione Agora IV

2017-2019

Sign vinyl and acrylic on canvas

80 × 60 in/ 203.2 × 152.4 cm

Fondazione Agora V

2017-2019

Sign vinyl and acrylic on canvas

80 × 60 in/ 203.2 × 152.4 cm

Fondazione Agora VI

2017-2019
Sign vinyl and acrylic on canvas, wood, sandbags, hardware

80 x 60 in / 203.2 x 152.4 cm

Fondazione Agora VII

2017-2019

Sign vinyl and acrylic on canvas

80 × 60 in/ 203.2 × 152.4 cm

To be “at a certain point”

2019

Photograph in frame

12 × 15 in/ 30.5 × 38.1 cm

It’s fine, it doesn’t matter, it’s concrete

2019

Concrete

2 7/10 × 2 7/10 × 1 in/ 6.9 × 6.9 × 2.5 cm

Installation view
Installation view
Installation view
Alexander Muret

Born 1992 in New York, where he lives and works now. Solo and two-person exhibitions include Write Large and Thick (Appointment Only, Los Angeles, 2017) and MURET NOW HOSAKA IdEA with Goichi Hosaka (Utrecht NOW IDeA, Tokyo, 2017). Recent group exhibitions include Good Taste (Good Taste, New York, 2018) and From Out Under (Appointment Only, Los Angeles, 2017). In 2016, Muret collaborated on La Collection de Paris with Hedi Slimane for his final collection as creative director of fashion house Saint Laurent, presented at the historic Hôtel de Sénecterre in Paris, France. Muret’s work has been featured in publications such as Interview Germany, Purple, Dazed, Autre, Vogue, and Little Star Journal, among others. His illustrated and self-published books can be found at Printed Matter in New York, Utrecht / NOW IDeA in Tokyo and the Watari-Um Museum of Contemporary Art in Japan. 

 

Education

School of Visual Arts, Visual and Critical Studies, New York, NY

The Art Students League of New York, New York, NY

Exhibitions

2019
Landmarks, Bahnhof, Brooklyn, NY

2018
Good Taste, organized by Katja Horvat and Paige Silveria, Good Taste, New York, NY

2017
From Out Under, curated by Matthew Brown, Appointment Only, Los Angeles, CA
Write Large and Thick, Appointment Only, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
MURET NOW HOSAKA IdEA, Utrecht / NOW IDeA, Tokyo, JP (two-person with Goichi Hosaka)

2016
nLa Collection de Paris, Atelier Saint Laurent, Paris, FR

2015
ASL57, MDP, Tokyo, JP (solo)

2014
Either Way I’m Celebrating, Hosting Projects, New York, NY

2013
Spring Show, Phyllis Harriman Mason Gallery, New York, NY

Residencies, Special Projects

2017
Serving the People, Los Angeles

2016
Atelier Saint Laurent, Paris

Publications

2018
YEAR, self published, ed. 50

2017
W4SC1A, self published, ed. 100

2015
BOOK SET, comprised of CYA, ELMO TOW, FIELD STUDY, PHOTO STORY, PAPY, self published, ed. 100

Bibliography

2019
Balasundar, Gautam. “Urban Verve”, Office, July 01, 2019.
“Staff Picks: Ballet, Bob Dylan, and Black Smudges”, The Paris Review, June 21, 2019.

2018
Silveria, Paige. “Good Taste”, Office, August 2, 2018.
“Good Taste Group Show Co-Curated By Katja Horvat And Paige Silveria At 393 Broadway, NYC”, Purple, August 1, 2018.
Chiaverina, John. “From the Page to the Wall: On ‘Good Taste’, a Weeklong Group Show in Tribeca”, Artnews, July 26, 2018.
Powers, Bill. “Serving the People Lucien Smith”, Office, Issue 8, Spring/Summer 2018.
Ongley, Hannah. “15 young creatives on what it means to be an ‘emerging artist’”, i-D, July 18, 2018.
Horvat, Katja. “Der alte Junge”, Interview Germany, March 2018.

2017
Kuwahara, Ryoko. “NY Issue: Interview with Alexander Muret”, NEOL, December 2, 2017.   
“Alexander Muret’s Taipei Diary”, New Red, Issue 1, Fall 2017, pp. 18–23.
Larouci, Samira. “Now You Can Show Your Art at Lucien Smith’s New Gallery”, CR Fashion Book, August 8, 2017.
“Appointment Only”, Autre, Summer 2017, pp. 10-11.
Kovaleva, Ekaterina “Artist Lucien Smith Transforms His L.A. Studio Into A Project Space”, Artnet, July 19, 2017.
Silveria, Paige. “Alexander Muret on his Exhibition At Appointment Only, Los Angeles”, Purple, July 17, 2017.
Hamer, Katy Diamond. “8 Reasons to Visit Los Angeles This Summer”, Galerie, June 13, 2017.
“Lucien Smith Turns His Studio into a Gallery Space”, Amuse, June 7, 2017.
Kojima, Mari. “Vol. 5: Travelers Visiting Taipei”, Ginza, March 27, 2017.
Fischman, Zach. “January 6, 2017”, Little Star Journal, January 6, 2017, p. cover, 2.

2016
“Esquire China’s 20th Anniversary”, Esquire China, August 2016, p. 282.
“That Jacket Though: Meet Alexander Muret”, Elle Thailand, August 2016, pp. 130–133.
Ioh, Noelle. “The Artist As Muse”, Female, July 2016.
Olunkwa, Emmanuel. “How To Survive in the New York Art Scene”, Dazed, June 13th, 2016.
Chang, Hsiang. “Fashion Designers Collaborating With Young Artists”, Evoke Taiwan, May 30, 2016.
Taylor, Alex James. “Meet Alexander Muret, The Artist Who Painted Saint Laurent Leather For Hedi Slimane’s Final Show”, Hero, May 4, 2016.
Yotka, Steff. “Alexander Muret on His Saint Laurent Collaboration", Vogue, May 2, 2016.
Fischman, Zach. “February 19, 2016”, Little Star Journal, February 19, 2016, p.cover, 2.
Murooka, Sayuri. “Alexander Muret”, Wooly, Volume 23, April 2016, pp. 12–15.

2015
Hasegawa, Azumi. “How To Be A Better Man”, Popeye, Issue 824, December 2015, pp. 88–89.        “Introduction to ZINE”, Lightning, Volume 143, August 2015.
“Art Books: Monthly Recommend”, Cluel, June 2015.

Fondazione Agora I

2017-2019

Sign vinyl and acrylic on canvas, wood, sandbags, hardware

80 x 60 in 203.2 x 152.4 cm

Fondazione Agora II

2017-2019

Sign vinyl and acrylic on canvas

80 × 60 in/ 203.2 × 152.4 cm

Fondazione Agora III

2017-2019

Sign vinyl and acrylic on canvas

80 × 60 in/ 203.2 × 152.4 cm

Fondazione Agora IV

2017-2019

Sign vinyl and acrylic on canvas

80 × 60 in/ 203.2 × 152.4 cm

Fondazione Agora V

2017-2019

Sign vinyl and acrylic on canvas

80 × 60 in/ 203.2 × 152.4 cm

Fondazione Agora VI

2017-2019
Sign vinyl and acrylic on canvas, wood, sandbags, hardware

80 x 60 in / 203.2 x 152.4 cm

Fondazione Agora VII

2017-2019

Sign vinyl and acrylic on canvas

80 × 60 in/ 203.2 × 152.4 cm

To be “at a certain point”

2019

Photograph in frame

12 × 15 in/ 30.5 × 38.1 cm

It’s fine, it doesn’t matter, it’s concrete

2019

Concrete

2 7/10 × 2 7/10 × 1 in/ 6.9 × 6.9 × 2.5 cm

Installation view
Installation view
Installation view