Troy Brauntuch (b. 1954, Jersey City, NJ)
Born in 1954 in New Jersey, Brauntuch graduated from the California Institute of the Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. He currently divides his time between New York, NY and Austin, TX. His work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally for over 30 years.
Brauntuch exhibited in the seminal show Picture at Artists Space in New York, along with Jack Goldstein, Robert Longo, Philip Smith, and Sherrie Levine. His works are held in numerous private and public collections including the Pinault Foundation in Paris; The Museum of Modern Art; the Whitney Museum of American Art; The Metropolitan Museum of Art; The Contemporary Arts Museum, Los Angeles; The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; The Dallas Museum of Art; The San Diego Contemporary Arts Museum, San Diego; and the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. Brauntuch's work was included in Day for Night, the 2006 Whitney Biennial in New York.
In the summer of 2007 a survey exhibition of his work from 1990 – 2007 was exhibited at the Magasin-Centre National d'Art Contemporain in Grenoble, France. In 2009, his work was included in Pictures Generation 1974-1984, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In 2010, JRP/Ringier published a monograph book of works from 1975-2008.