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Matthew Brannon, Angkor Thom Temple,

Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Photo by Ekk Wiboll

Matthew E. Brannon 

Born 1971, Anchorage, Alaska

Lives and works in New York, New York, Nantucket, Massachusetts and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


BA, University of California,

Los Angeles, CA - Summa cum Laude


 MFA, Columbia University, NY

A Very Selective Bibliography

• Tumlir, Jan, “Desktop Picture Plane”, Artforum, January 2019, pp. 160 – 165

• “Vietnam War: A different view”, CNN Style (online), August 10, 2017

• Pendle, George, “Matthew Brannon Goes to War”, Frieze, Issue 183, November/December, pp. 116-119

• Searle, Adrian, "Matthew Brannon: Private view with Adrian Searle," podcast, The Guardian, September 23, 2009

• Higgie, Jennifer, "The Embarrassing Truth, Frieze, November/December 2008, cover, pp. 166 - 171

• Droitcour, Brian, "Matthew Brannon,", June 2008

• Chen, Howie, "Chapter 11," Where Were We exhibition catalogue, The Whitney Museum of American Art, pp. 3-18

• Kunitz, Daniel, "A Wicked Ventriloquist," The New York Sun, June 14, 2007, 'Arts and

Letters' section

• ”Matthew Brannon, 'Where Were We'," Time Out New York, issue 602,

April 12 – 18, 2007

• ”Matthew Brannon, 'Where Were We,'" The New Yorker, May 14, p. 24

• Schwendener, Martha, "Material Muse for Some Strange Bedfellows," The New York Times, April 6, 2007, E34

• Tumlir, Jan, "Jan Tumlir on Matthew Brannon (Openings)," Artforum, February 2006, pp. 196-197

• Birnbaum, Daniel, "Top Ten: Best of the Year 2005," Artforum, December 2005, p. 260

• Eleey, Peter, "False invitations, fictional films, alcoholism and self-doubt," Frieze, April 2005

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