Martin Murphy’s work pulls from today's popular media. Murphy re-appropriates imagery from contemporary film, television and internet sites. His work also references traditional film and tv modes of production. Murphy was born in Wisconsin and lives in Brooklyn, NY. He received a B.F.A. from the Kansas City Art Institute (2005) and a M.F.A. from Hunter College (2009). His work has been exhibited internationally in venues such as the De La Cruz Collection (Miami, FL), Gallery Steinek (Vienna, Austria), Art In General (New York, NY), Gallery Litvak, (Tel Aviv, Israel), Garage Projects (54th Venice Biennale), and the HBC Center (Berlin, Germany). His work has been featured in ArtPulse, L’uomo Vogue, Rhizome, and Flash Art. In 2010, Martin received the Tony Smith Award from Hunter College.
Mary's Room, 2014, stills from single channel HD video, edition of 5
Horror Painting, 2012, installation image from single channel HD video, edition of 5
Film Spill, 2010, still from single channel HD video, edition of 5
Vacations, 2009, still from single channel HD video installation, edition of 5
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