George Legrady


Born in Budapest

Lives and works in Santa Barbara, CA

George Legrady studied at Loyola College, Montreal, Canada, and Goddard College, Vermont, and received a Master of Fine Arts degree from San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA. His process involves intersecting cultural content with data to create representations and socio-cultural experiences. Legrady has had solo exhibitions at Run Run Shaw Media Centre, Hong Kong, China; Pari Nadimi Gallery, Toronto, Canada; Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Los Angeles, CA; Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara; CA; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; and the Centre Pompidou, Paris, France. Group exhibitions include Vox Gallery, Montreal, Canada; Beall Center for Art & Technology, University of California, Irvine, CA; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; Ecole Nationale de Beaux-Arts, Paris France; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia; Postmasters Gallery, New York, NY; International Center for Photography, New York, NY; National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian, Washington DC; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN. Legrady received a Guggenheim Fellowship in Fine Arts (2016), the Robert W. Deutsch Foundation Fellowship (2013/2011), National Science Foundation Arctic Social Science Grant (2012), Creative Capital Foundation Grant (2002), and National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship (1995). His work is included in the collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; National Gallery of Canada; Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK; 21c Museum, Cincinnati, OH; Centre Pompidou musée d'art moderne, Paris, France; and American Museum of Art, Smithsonian, Washington DC.

Please see Legrady’s CV for complete exhibition history

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