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Lives and works in New Haven, CT
MFA, Yale University, School of Art, New Haven, CT
BFA, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
Born in Kalamazoo, MI
The Vesper Project. Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Titus Kaphar. New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT
Titus Kaphar: The Vesper Project. Friedman Benda, New York, NY
Titus Kaphar. SEM-Art Gallery, Monaco
Titus Kaphar: Classical Disruption. Friedman Benda, New York, NY
Reconstruction. Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, CA
History in the Making. Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Painting Undone. Red Gallery, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA
New Revolution. Yale Art Gallery, Trumbull Gallery, New Haven, CT
Erace-ing Art History. Provisions Library, Washington, D.C.
Visual Quotations, Anno Domini Gallery, San Jose, CA
The House That Crack Built. San Jose State University Gallery 2, San Jose, CA
11 Dimensions: Titus Kaphar, Demetrius Oliver, Wardell Milan, Louis B. James, New York, NY
Pose/Re-Pose, SCAD Museum, Savannah, GA
Re-Interpreting the European Collection. Bermuda National Gallery, Hamilton, Bermuda
Roundabout. Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
Stitches. Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
The Gleaners: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Sarah and Jim Taylor. Victoria H. Myhren Gallery, Denver, CO
Roundabout. The City Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
Other Than Beauty, Friedman Benda, New York, NY
Your Gold Teeth II. Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
Macrocosm. Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, CA
Cancelled. Erased & Removed Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, NY
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Museum, Kalamazoo, MI
Blur. Arndt & Partner Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Sweet Sweetbacks Baadasssss Song. Von Lintel Gallery, New York, NY
Midnight’s Daydream. The Studio Museum In Harlem, New York, NY
My Love Is a 187. The Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Salon Nouveau. Galerie Engholm Engelhorn, Vienna, Austria
Lag-Time Line-up. Mumbo Jumbo Gallery, New York, NY
Materiality. Kravet|Wheby Gallery, New York, NY
School Days. Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY
Edges. Euphrat Museum of Art, Cupertino, CA
Stop Art Gallery, San Jose, CA
Studio 110, Re-Presenting Ourselves. San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
Mountain View City Hall, Mountain View, CA
The African-American Spirit in Contemporary Art. Mexican Heritage Plaza, San Jose, CA
San Jose State University, Africana Center, San Jose, CA
Black Artists: Creations. San Francisco African American Historical & Cultural Society, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA
Lockheed Martin, Sunnyvale, CA
...of Subversion and Dominance. San Jose Art League, San Jose, CA
Gwendolyn Knight and Jacob Lawrence Fellowship Recipient, Seattle Art Museum, February
Artist in Residence, The Studio Museum In Harlem, October
Belle Arts Foundation Grantee, January
California Arts Council Grantee, December
Morse, Trent. “Titus Kaphar: Friedman Benda,” ARTnews. May 2013.
“Gallery Shows – Titus Kaphar: The Vesper Project”, Blouin Artinfo. February 28,
“Most Ambitious work to date by artist Titus Kaphar, ‘The Vesper Project’, opens at Friedman Benda”, Artdaily.org. February 28, 2013.
Frank, Priscilla. “Artist Titus Kaphar Talks Memory And Madness In His Latest Installation, 'The Vesper Project'”, The Huffington Post. Feb. 17, 2013.
Bryant, Eric. “History in the Making”, Art+Auction, February 2013.
Crow, Kelly. “Remnants of a Fractured Family”, The Wall Street Journal, February 8.
Frank, Priscilla. “Titus Kaphar’s Disrupted Histories”, Huffington Post, July 2, 2012.
Donoghue, Katy. “Titus Kaphar”, Whitewall. Issue 23, Fall 2011.
“DC Crushes on… Titus Kaphar”, Dear Chelsea. October 20, 2011.
Lagan, Sarah.“Shock Artist Takes a Scalpel to His Painting,” BDA Sun. September 14,
Moniz, Jessie. “Re-interpreting Art”, The Royal Gazette. September 14, 2011.
“Artist Attacks Painting”, Bermuda National Gallery. September 7, 2011.
“Reinventing the classics”, The Royal Gazette. September 1, 2011.
Dale, Amanda. “Bermuda National Gallery unveils autumn exhibition”, Bermuda Sun.
August 31, 2011.
Fourneaux, Marie-Emilie. “Artist File: Titus Kaphar”, Luxe-Immo. April 2011.
Laster, Paul. “Review: Titus Kaphar, ‘Classical Disruption’”. Time Out New York. March
Cirincione, Janine. “Around the World in 80 Days: The Peripatetic Collectors Monique
and Max Burger”, The Art Economist. Volume 1 Issue 2, 2011.
McClure, Diana. “Painterly Power Plays”, DaWire. February 23, 2011.
Jenkins, Rupert. “The Gleaners. Contemporary Art from the Collection of Sarah and Jim
Taylor Colorado”, Victoria H. Myhren Gallery, 2010.
Mizota, Sharon. “Art Review: ‘Stitches’ at Armory Center for the Arts”, Los Angeles
Times, May 21, 2010.
Cheng, Scarlet. “Unconventional ‘Stitches’ at the Armory Center for the Arts”, Los
Angeles Times, May 16, 2010.
Palazzoli, Daniela. “Post-Black Wo.Men: Return to History”, Inside 21. Autumn, 2009.
“Fall Preview”, Art Ltd: Fall Preview Issue. September/October, 2009.
Douglas, Sarah. “Summer in the City: Group Shows”, Art Info. July 24, 2009.
Carlson, Michele. “History in the Making: Titus Kaphar Cuts Up to Rebuild”, Art in
America, May 20, 2009.
Psyllos, Steven. “Creative Time”, GIANT. May 1, 2009.
Miller, Brian. “Titus Kaphar”, Seattle Weekly. April 22, 2009.
“Seattle Museum Honors Titus Kaphar”, Huliq News. April 21, 2009.
Hamilton, Kerry Campbell. “Titus Kaphar: a fresh view of American History”, Seattle Art
Museum Examiner. April 15, 2009.
Graves, Jen. “Titus Kaphar, Pushing His Own Damn Boat”, The Stranger Slog. April 13,
“Seattle Art Museum Honors Titus Kaphar, Inaugural Fellowship Recipient, With a Solo
Exhibition”, Artdaily.org. April 12, 2009.
Large, Jarry. “Painter challenges history with Seattle Art Museum exhibit”, The Seattle
Times. April 6, 2009.
Shiloh, Ramon. “Seattle Art Museum Honors Titus Kaphar”, Colors. March 30, 2009.
Goldin, Thelma. “Elsewhere: Art Beyond the Studio Museum”, The Studio Museum in
Harlem Magazine. Spring 2009.
“Titus Kaphar: Painting Undone”, Savannah: SCAD Exhibitions. 2008.
Harvey, Phillip. “The View From Now Trends In the Idiom of Young African American
Artists”, The International Review of African American Art. Volume 22, No 2,
Hersh, Allison. “Cut and Paste”, Savannah Morning News. March 15, 2008.
Wall, Katie. “Kaphar Challenges Traditional Perspectives”, The SCAD Chronicle.
March 7, 2008.
Schwendener, Martha. “Three Contemporaries, Each With a Different Way to View the
Past”, The New York Times. August 11, 2007.
Kim, Christine Y. “Artists in Residence 2006-2007, Midnight’s Daydream”, The Studio
Museum in Harlem. 2007.
“Blur: Titus Kaphar, Wardell Milan II, Demetrius Oliver” Checkpoint. September/
Psyllos, Steven. “Midnight’s Daydream”, Trace. January 2007.
Vogel, Carol. “Warhols of Tomorrow Are Dealers’ Quarry Today”, New York Times. April
“The Art of Cut-and-Paste”, The Yale Bulletin & Calendar. December 16, 2005.
“Erace-ing Art History”, Provisions Library. Spring, 2004.
“From the Margins of Art History, a Painter’s Minority Report”, Washington Post. April
“KPFA Radio Interview”, Berkeley and Washington, D.C.. February/April, 2004.
“Artist Repaints History’s Blackout”, San Jose Mercury News. December 7, 2003.