Alex Da Corte was born in Camden, New Jersey, in 1980. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, and a Master of Fine Arts from the Yale University School of Art. His survey exhibition Free Roses is currently on view at MASS MoCA, North Adams. Other recent solo exhibitions include 50 Wigs at the Herning Museum of Contemporary Art, Herning, DK; A Season in He’ll at Art + Practice, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (both 2016); Die Hexe at Luxembourg & Dayan Gallery, New York (2015); Easternsports at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia (2014, together with Jayson Musson). Da Corte’s work was also included in the group exhibition Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016 at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Past group exhibitions include the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, DK; the 13th Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, FR; The Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, NL; among many others. In 2012, Da Corte was awarded a Pew Fellowship in the Arts from the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.