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Doug Aitken

Volume (Nighttime Cityscape)

2011 | Chromogenic transparency mounted on acrylic in aluminum lightbox with LEDs


Doug Aitken

Doug Aitken

Redondo Beach, California

An artist and filmmaker, Doug Aitken’s work is an exploration of media from narrative film and photography to print media and live performance. Aitken, a native of Redondo Beach, California, has transformed gallery spaces, city blocks, museum exteriors and more with light projections and architectural installations. In 2016, a survey of his artwork was on view at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California. His art was also featured at the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France; the Serpentine Galleries, London, England; the Kunsthalle Zürich, Switzerland, and elsewhere. Aitken received the 2012 Nam June Paik Art Center Prize and the 2013 American Ingenuity Award. He earned a B.F.A. from the Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California. He lives and works in New York, where he is represented by 303 Gallery.

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