Alan Sonfist was born in New York in 1946 and lives and works in his native city.
Among his many permanent public artworks we recall the ones at: La Maison des Gouverneurs, Quebec; Goethe Institute, New York; Tampa Art Museum, Tampa; EPAD Musèe d'art contemporain, Paris; Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis; Pennsylvania State University; Pittsburgh; Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas; Corcoran Museum, Washington DC; Albright- Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA; Smithsonian Institution, National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington DC; Neue galerie Museum, Sammlung Ludwig, Aachen; Centre Cultural Americain, Paris; Institute of Contemporary Art, London; Finch College Museum of Art, New York; Union Square Park, New York; University of Massachussets Gallery, Amhearst; Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ ; Artpark, Lewiston NY; Walker Botanical Garden, St. Catherine's, Ontario; Boca Raton Art Museum Sculture Garden, Boca Raton, FL; Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey; Impruneta, Tuscany.
In 2005 his work was seen in a one-man show at the Queens Museum of Art and in the group show "Forest: Politics, Poetics and Practice" at the Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, Raleigh. The same year he proposed an ambitious environmental project for Collect Pond a New York. Between 2014-2015 the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest devoted a retrospective show to his work.
For more information: www.alansonfist.com
texts By Robert Rosenblum, Alan Sonfist
Firenze, Stamperia della Bezuga
Alan Sonfist carries out two portfolios of prints titled Cerchi del tempo. One of these contains three original wax engravings printed in one hundred-twenty copies (1-100/100 and I-XX/XX) while the other contains eight wax engravings also printed in one hundred-twenty copies (1-100/100 e I-XX/XX).