Art ON link
Brian Alfred’s art appeared on hundreds of kiosks all over NYC for 3 weeks in May/June.
FULCRum coffee mural
Fulcrum coffee visual identity and mural used for coffeehouse.
brian alfred on jo baer / for painters on painting
I remember the first time I saw Jo Baer’s painting ‘H. Arcuata’. It wasn’t at a museum or gallery; it was the same kind of encounter I had with most art that hit me as an undergraduate at Penn State University. It was in a magazine. Even in print the painting knocked me out. It was so unlike any other work I had seen up until that time. It was painted three years before I was born in 1971. The stretcher was just deep enough to separate it from the depth of a normal canvas….
BRIAN ALFRED'S POLISHED PAINTINGS SERENELY CAPTURE THE SENSE OF A WORLD SPINNING OUT OF CONTROL
Two murals for Rag & Bone
Brian Alfred painted two new murals for Rag & Bone on their Houston Street and Elizabeth Street walls in NYC.
SOUND & VISION SPONSORED BY GOLDEN PAINTS
ROBERT REED PANEL DISCUSSION
Panel discussion on the life and legacy of artist and educator Robert Reed at Hunter MFA. Moderated by Brian Alfred with panelists Lisa Davis, Enrico Riley and others.
GArrison art center exhibit review
Collaborative exhibit reviewed in the Highlands Current
Brian Alfred's 'Future Shock' Exhibition Imagines Our Technology-Driven Prospects | Black Book BRIAN ALFRED'S 'FUTURE SHOCK' EXHIBITION IMAGINES OUR TECHNOLOGY-DRIVEN PROSPECTS
YALE RADIO INTERVIEW
Brian Alfred interviewed on Praxis Radio (YALE) by Brainard Carey.
AUGUST JOURNAL ARTICLE & COVER
Article on New York City Images.
APPLE store conversation series
Every Monday in May 2018, Brian Alfred is leading conversations with artists at the Williamsburg Apple Store from 7-8pm.
Conversation at Ps1/moma
Matthew Craven spoke with Brian Alfred on the occasion of his new book Primer at MoMA PS1.
Featured interview with Brian Alfred on Kooza/rch.
DeZeen article on Samsung Frame
'Samsung will use The Frame television to showcase art during London Design Festival'
Larry rivers panel discussion
Panel talk at Tibor de Nagy on Larry Rivers.
TIME OUT TOKYO
Article on Solo Show ‘Techno Garden’ at Maho Kubota Gallery
Interview with Maake Magazine
Feature and interview in Maake Magazine.
SMARTISH PACE COVER
Featured cover for journal of poetry, Smartish Pace Issue 24
FOUNDATIONS OF DESIGN CONTRIBUTION
Supplied artwork for a book about the elements of design. The book uses artwork to demonstrate design elements in images.
Davis, J. (Other) (2016). Foundations of Design (2nd Edition) (2nd edition). Tempe Digital; 2nd edition.ISBN/ISSN #/Case #/DOI #: 0986163732
11R Conversation Panel Discussion
A conversation between artists Douglas Melini and Brian Alfred with curator Daniel S. Palmer, on the occasion of Melini's current exhibition at 11R gallery, You Have To Peer Into The Sky To See The Stars.
In Praise of Shadows BOOK
Alfred, B. (2016). In Praise of Shadows. 2016. (pp. All). Tel Aviv: Yundler Brondion Verlag. http://https://www.abebooks.com/9789657725023/Praise-Shadows-Brian-Alfred-Sarah-965772502X/plp. ISBN/ISSN #/Case #/DOI #: 9789657725023
Exhibition Catalog for NYC solo exhibition "In Praise of Shadows" at Ameringer McEnery Yohe Gallery.
“Inside the World’s Fastest Art Gallery in a Bullet Train.” ArtInfo Magazine
Feature in Artinfo about animations made for the Genbi Shinkansen.
Hyperallergic article on Shinkansen Animations “In France and Japan, Trains Now Bring the Art to You”
Feature in Hyperallergic about animations made for the Genbi Shinkansen.
“Higher Education in Focus” Thursday, Sept. 24, on WPSU-TV and WPSU-FM.
“Discover the Arts at Penn State,” Barron will welcome Barbara Korner, dean of the College of Arts and Architecture; Brian Alfred, assistant professor at Penn State’s School of Visual Arts; and Natalia Pilato, a doctoral student in the University’s art education program. The group will discuss how people encounter, engage with and participate in art at Penn State.
VICE Article on Chemical is Obvious animation / Video for nzca lines
“Director Brian Alfred heard the song and was inspired thusly: "When listening to the song, I had a feeling of nighttime. It felt like walking home late at night after being out for a long time. To capture the feeling of an early morning haze I started playing with overlapping these night scenes and having them bleed into each other….”
New animation chosen for animation block party at the brooklyn academy of music
new animation 'Chromacity' will be showing at the 13th annual Animation Block Party film festival. Animation Block Party 2016 / July 28 through July 31 at BAMcinématek.
CURATED ANIMATION SHOW AT THE PALMER MUSEUM
"Animated! Explorations in Moving Pictures," film series curated by Brian Alfred, Wednesdays in April, noon-4 PM Palmer Museum of Art. The series features a group of artists who use animation in very different ways, with very different results. Artists: Kota Ezawa, Jennifer Steinkamp, LoVid, Takagi Masakatsu, Tala Madani, Allison Schulnik, Michael Bell Smith, Hayal Pozanti.
ummoning the visual and emotional aspects of the sport, and considering the multiple vantages from which it can be experienced, Alfred has divided the raceway experience into sharp, graphic compositions, executed in his trademark vibrant style. He delivers a thrilling narrative through carefully cropped compositions, inspired by the track itself, skid marks, celebratory confetti, sponsor logos, and even the cacophony of a crash. The show’s title—“It Takes a Million Years to Become Diamonds So Let’s All Just Burn Like Coal Until the Sky is Black”…
The New York based gallery Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe has announced a forthcoming solo exhibition by the Brooklyn based artist Brian Alfred which will present recent works under the title It Takes A Million Years To Become Diamonds So Let’s All Just Burn Like Coal Until The Sky Is Black. The solo exhibition will feature new images by Brian Alfred based around the exploration of automobile racing…
hyperallergic art basel feature
Brian Alfred’s Under Thunder and Fluorescent Lights (2104) (Ameringer McEnry Yohe) is an animation involving allusions to landscape and architecture and a mutating, colored sun….
Article on Brian Alfred in Telavivian by Guy Yanai.