Troy Brauntuch, ‘Untitled (Head)’, 2012, CalArts Benefit

A member of the Pictures Generation, Troy Brauntuch showed work alongside Jack Goldstein, Robert Longo, and Sherrie Levine in the seminal “Pictures” exhibition of 1977. He is well known for distinctive photo-based works and paintings created with Conté crayon on dark cotton that feature subjects ranging from cats and clothes to the 1990 Pan Am bombing, and fascist imagery.

About Troy Brauntuch

A member of the Pictures Generation who showed with contemporaries Jack Goldstein, Robert Longo, and Sherrie Levine in the pivotal 1977 "Pictures" exhibition, Troy Brauntuch is well known for distinctive photo-based works and paintings created with Conté crayon on dark cotton. His subjects range from the ordinary (a cat, a dress, a stack of folded shirts) to the tragic (the 1990 Pan Am bombing), and include many representations of indirect Fascist imagery (as in silk-screened prints based on Hitler's architectural drawings).

American, b. 1954, Jersey City, New Jersey, based in Austin, Texas