TITUS KAPHAR
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Vague Re-collections, 2013
Oil on canvas
62 x 50 x 2 inches
157.5 x 127 x 5.1 cm

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Titus Kaphar (b. 1976) lives and works between New York City and Connecticut.  Born in Kalamazoo, Michigan, he earned his B.F.A. at San Jose State University before going on to graduate from Yale University in 2006 with a Master of Fine Arts degree.


In 2006, Kaphar served as the Artist in Residence at The Studio Museum, Harlem.  In 2009, he received the inaugural Gwendolyn Knight and Jacob Lawrence fellowship, awarded bi-annually to an emerging black artist, for his exhibition History in the Making.

He has exhibited recently in Monaco, Berlin, Los Angeles, and Tel Aviv.  Kaphar’s work is in the collections of the New Britain Museum of American Art, Connecticut; Pizzuti collection, Ohio; Studio Museum in Harlem, New York; and the Seattle Museum of Art, Washington.

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Titus Kaphar
February 28 - April 6, 2013
Friedman Benda, New York, NY
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July 27 - September 6, 2012
SEM-Art Gallery, Monaco
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January 19 - February 14, 2012
Friedman Benda, New York, NY
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February 17 - April 2, 2011
Friedman Benda, New York, NY
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June 1 - July 30, 2010
Friedman Benda, New York, NY
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The Art of Discovery
Departures,
November 2013
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Titus Kaphar: Friedman Benda
ARTnews
May 2013
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Most Ambitious work to date by artist Titus Kaphar, ‘The Vesper Project’, opens at Friedman Benda
Artdaily.org,
February 28, 2013
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Interview with Titus Kaphar
Luxe Immo,
November 2012
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Kaphar's Disrupted Histories
Huffington Post,
July 2, 2012
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Artist of the Month: Titus Kaphar
This Week in Bermuda,
November 2011
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DC crushes on... Titus Kaphar
Dear Chelsea,
October 20, 2011
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Titus Kaphar
Whitewall,
Fall 2011
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Shock Artist Takes a Scalpel to His Painting
BDA Sun,
September 14, 2011
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Artist Attacks Painting
Bermuda National Gallery,
September 7, 2011
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Bermuda National Gallery unveils autumn exhibition
Bermuda Sun,
September 6, 2011
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Reinventing the Classics
The Royal Gazette,
September 1, 2011
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Re-interpreting Art
The Royal Gazette,
September 2011
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Titus Kaphar
Luxe Immo,
April 22, 2011
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Around the World in 80 days: Peripatetic Collectors Monique and Max Burger
The Art Economist,
April 1, 2011
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Review: Titus Kaphar, 'Classical Disruption'
Time Out New York,
March 15, 2011
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Painterly Power Plays: Titus Kaphar
DaWire,
February 23, 2011
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Remembering Things Differently - A conversation between Titus Kaphar and Daniel Kurjakovic
Quadrilogy,
January 14, 2011
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Unconventional ‘Stitches’ at the Armory Center for the Arts
Los Angeles Times,
May 16, 2010
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Titus Kaphar
Designboom,
April 25, 2010
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Painter challenges history with the Seattle Art Museum exhibit
The Seattle Times,
April 6, 2010
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Post Black Wo.Men: Return to History
Inside21
Autumn 2009
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History in the Making: Titus Kaphar Cuts Up to Rebuild
Art in America,
May 20, 2009
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Creative Time
GIANT,
May, 2009
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Titus Kaphar
Seattle Weekly
April 22, 2009
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Titus Kaphar, Pushing His Own Damn Boat
Jen Graves, The Stranger Slog
April 13, 2009
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Seattle Art Museum Honors Titus Kaphar
artdaiy.org
April 12, 2009
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Seattle Museum Honors Titus Kaphar
Ramon Shiloh
March 30, 2009
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Elsewhere: Art Beyond the Studio Museum
Thelma Golden
Spring 2009
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Cut and paste
Savannah Morning News,
March 15, 2008
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Titus Kaphar: Painting Undone
Savannah: SCAD Exhibitions
2008
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Blur: Titus Kaphar, Wardell Milan II, Demetrius Oliver
Checkpoint,
September-December 2007
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Three Contemporaries, Each With a Different Way to View the Past
New York Times,
August 11, 2007
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Midnight's Daydream
Trace,
2007
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Artists-in-Residence 2006-07
Midnight's Daydream,
2007
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Making Artists: Warhols of Tomorrow are Dealers' Quarry
The New York Times,
April 15, 2006
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The Art of Cut-and-Paste
The Yale Bulletin & Calendar
December 16, 2005
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Erace-ing Art History
Provisions Library
Spring 2004