JAY BATLLE

American artist Jay Batlle (b. 1976) lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Recent solo exhibitions include: 
Closed For Business Museo Nacional Bellas Artes, Concepción, Chile, (2018-2017), Closed For Business, National Museum Of Fine Arts, Santiago, Chile (2017), Salad Days, Villa Mensa, Turin, Italy (2015), Parties Of Six Or More, Norfolk Library, Norfolk, CT, (2013), Parties Of Six Or More, Nyehaus (2012), Free Lunch, Museum of Fine Arts, Santiago, Chile (2011) Cutting Out The Middleman, Nyehaus (2009) 

Recent exhibitions include:  
Doomed and Famous: Selections from the Adrian Dannatt Collection, Miguel Abreu Gallery, NYC (2021), FOOD SEX ART, MoMA PS1, Queens, NY (2017), Self: Artist in Their Absence, The National Academy Museum, New York City (2015), Lonely Fingers, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany (2013), Swell, Metro Pictures, Nyehaus, &  Petzel gallery,  New York City (2010). 

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Recent publications include: 
Jay Batlle WORKS/OBRAS 2003-2018 (Black Cover) is the first comprehensive monograph on Jay Batlle’s varied oeuvre that includes sculpture, painting, drawing, performance, short videos, prints, and artist books. The Museum of Fine Arts Santiago and The Museum of Fine Arts Concepción, Chile co-published this 216 page book with comprehensive texts from Patricio Zárate, Katherine Chan, Fionn Meade, Adrian Dannatt, and Filippo Fossati in English and Spanish. The monograph is a limited production of 50 copies, first 25 have a unique drawing penned in book, 4/4 color offset printed by Ograma in Chile, perfect bound, embossed cover with flaps 14 x 8.6 x 2 in /35 x 22 x 10cm.  purchase

Jay Batlle WORKS/OBRAS 2003-2018 (Red Cover) 
is the first comprehensive monograph on Jay Batlle’s varied oeuvre that includes sculpture, painting, drawing, performance, short videos, prints, and artist books. The Museum of Fine Arts Santiago and The Museum of Fine Arts Concepción, Chile co-published this 216 page book with comprehensive texts from Patricio Zárate, Katherine Chan, Fionn Meade, Adrian Dannatt, and Filippo Fossati in English and Spanish. The monograph is a limited production of 450 copies, 4/4 color offset printed by Ograma in Chile, perfect bound, embossed cover with flaps 14 x 8.6 x 2 in /35 x 22 x 10cm.  purchase

Free Lunch 
Published in 2011 by the Museo De Bella Artes Santiago, Chile on the occasion of Batlle’s first solo museum exhibition titled Free Lunch.  Contains an interview with David Coggins at the infamous 21 Club in Manhattan, NY and a comprehensive text by MBNA curator Patricio Muńoz Zaráte on Batlle’s performances.  Printed by Orgama limited to 500 copies.  Product details: perfect bound paperback 90 pages 4/4 off set printing in color 8.75  x 8.75 in.  /22 x 22 cm purchase

Beginner’s Luck The Glasshouse Museum Mana Contemporary, NJ

Batlle’s work is included in private and public collections, including The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California, The Artothek Museum, Cologne, Germany, Colección Engel Santiago, Chile and The Soho House Group, Istanbul, Chicago, and London. 

His work has been featured in several publications including The New York Times, Art In America, New York Magazine, The Art Newspaper, Huffington Post, Interview Magazine, Elle, French Vogue, The Boston Herald, Artinfo, Art & Auction, and Frieze.