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Lamp, 2019

David Lynch studied painting at the Boston Museum School and Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA).

Lynch’s five-decade career includes an extensive body of painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, installation, music, and film. While studying at PAFA in the late 1960s, Lynch had a vision to make his first ‘moving painting’; a sculptural painting beneath a moving projection titled Six Men Getting Sick (Six Times), 1967. This multimedia work marked Lynch’s first foray into video and filmmaking. Since this time his prolific body of work has touched on subjects of the organic body and industrial sites in various states of decay; describing a deeper human experience both beyond and within the everyday. Often depicting these scenes with a language of surrealism and mystery, Lynch’s work balances at the porous divide between the body and the world it inhabits.

Lynch has been the subject of numerous solo museum exhibitions internationally, including, a recent survey of his photography at the IPFO House of Photography, Olten, Switzerland (2021), which traveled to the Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen (2021-22). In 2019, HOME, Manchester, hosted the first major survey of his work in the United Kingdom. Retrospectives include “Someone is in my House” at the Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht (2018-19), “Silence and Dynamism” at the Centre of Contemporary Art, Torun, Poland (2017-18), “Between Two Worlds” at the Queensland Art Gallery in Brisbane, Australia (2015), and “The Air is on Fire” at the Fondation Cartier, Paris (2007). In 2014-15, a survey was presented at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) where he studied. In 2013-14, Brett Littman curated a thematic selection of works utlizing “naming” through narrative text at Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles, which traveled to the Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (2014-15). Other earlier important solos included “David Lynch: The Factory Photographs” at the Photographers’ Gallery, London (2014), the GL Strand in Copenhagen (2010-11), and the Garage Center for Contemporary Culture in Moscow (2009).

Born in Missoula, Montana David Lynch now lives and works in Los Angeles. Lynch is also known as a filmmaker and recording artist who over the past three decades has written and directed critically acclaimed films such as Eraserhead, Elephant Man, Blue Velvet, Lost Highway, Mulholland Drive, Inland Empire and the television series Twin Peaks. He is also represented by Kayne Griffin Corcoran in Los Angeles.

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David Lynch CV

Artworks

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David Lynch
Ointment, 2019
mixed media painting
40 x 40 x 1 5/8 inches (101,6 x 101,6 x 4,1 cm)
50 3/4 x 50 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches (128,9 x 128,9 x 15,8 cm) frame
SW 19325

David Lynch
Ointment, 2019
mixed media painting
40 x 40 x 1 5/8 inches (101,6 x 101,6 x 4,1 cm)
50 3/4 x 50 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches (128,9 x 128,9 x 15,8 cm) frame
SW 19325

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David Lynch
At 3A.M. I Am Here With The Red Dream, 2013
mixed media on paper mounted to wood panel
35 x 31 inches (88,9 x 78,7 cm)
36 1/2 x 32 1/4 x 2 inches (92,7 x 81,9 x 5 cm) frame
SW 19327

David Lynch
At 3A.M. I Am Here With The Red Dream, 2013
mixed media on paper mounted to wood panel
35 x 31 inches (88,9 x 78,7 cm)
36 1/2 x 32 1/4 x 2 inches (92,7 x 81,9 x 5 cm) frame
SW 19327

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David Lynch
Susie Left home at age 14, 2019
mixed media painting
31 x 26 1/4 inches (78,7 x 66,6 cm)
36 1/4 x 32 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches (92 x 81,9 x 8,2 cm) frame
SW 19321

David Lynch
Susie Left home at age 14, 2019
mixed media painting
31 x 26 1/4 inches (78,7 x 66,6 cm)
36 1/4 x 32 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches (92 x 81,9 x 8,2 cm) frame
SW 19321

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David Lynch
Who is outside my house my dog is running away. They come in thru my T.V. where is my dog, 2018
ink and watercolor on paper
diptych; 8 x 8 inches (20,3 x 20,3 cm) each
8 x 16 inches (20,3 x 40,6 cm) frame
SW 19310

David Lynch
Who is outside my house my dog is running away. They come in thru my T.V. where is my dog, 2018
ink and watercolor on paper
diptych; 8 x 8 inches (20,3 x 20,3 cm) each
8 x 16 inches (20,3 x 40,6 cm) frame
SW 19310

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David Lynch
Smoker Head, 2011
mixed media on paper
14 3/4 x 14 3/4 inches (37,4 x 37,4 cm)
19 3/4 x 19 3/4 inches (50,1 x 50,1 cm) frame
SW 19304

David Lynch
Smoker Head, 2011
mixed media on paper
14 3/4 x 14 3/4 inches (37,4 x 37,4 cm)
19 3/4 x 19 3/4 inches (50,1 x 50,1 cm) frame
SW 19304

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David Lynch
Pop The Cow Bomb Modern House, 2014
ink and watercolor on paper
8 x 16 inches (20,3 x 40,6 cm)
13 1/8 x 17 7/8 inches (38,3 x 45,4 cm) frame
SW 19320

David Lynch
Pop The Cow Bomb Modern House, 2014
ink and watercolor on paper
8 x 16 inches (20,3 x 40,6 cm)
13 1/8 x 17 7/8 inches (38,3 x 45,4 cm) frame
SW 19320

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David Lynch
Machine, 2013
mixed media on paper
22 1/4 x 30 inches (56,5 x 76,2 cm)
27 3/8 x 35 1/8 inches (69,5 x 89,2 cm) frame
SW 19311

David Lynch
Machine, 2013
mixed media on paper
22 1/4 x 30 inches (56,5 x 76,2 cm)
27 3/8 x 35 1/8 inches (69,5 x 89,2 cm) frame
SW 19311

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David Lynch
Head With Bug On Head, 2010
mixed media on paper
16 x 14 3/4 inches (40,6 x 37,4 cm)
21 x 19 3/4 inches (53,3 x 50,1 cm) frame
SW 19302

David Lynch
Head With Bug On Head, 2010
mixed media on paper
16 x 14 3/4 inches (40,6 x 37,4 cm)
21 x 19 3/4 inches (53,3 x 50,1 cm) frame
SW 19302

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David Lynch
When He Went Home The House Was Different, 2013
ink on paper
diptych; 8 x 8 inches (20,3 x 20,3 cm) each
13 1/4 x 21 1/4 inches (33,6 x 53,9 cm) frame
SW 19309
Private Collection

David Lynch
When He Went Home The House Was Different, 2013
ink on paper
diptych; 8 x 8 inches (20,3 x 20,3 cm) each
13 1/4 x 21 1/4 inches (33,6 x 53,9 cm) frame
SW 19309
Private Collection

large lamp sculpture with a rectangular metal base and two colorful shapes including a red disc and a yellow inverted y-shape

David Lynch
Lamp, 2019
cold-rolled steel and mixed media
54 3/4 x 43 x 23 inches (139 x 109,2 x 58,4 cm)
SW 19284

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David Lynch
Ointment, 2019
mixed media painting
40 x 40 x 1 5/8 inches (101,6 x 101,6 x 4,1 cm)
50 3/4 x 50 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches (128,9 x 128,9 x 15,8 cm) frame
SW 19325

David Lynch
Ointment, 2019
mixed media painting
40 x 40 x 1 5/8 inches (101,6 x 101,6 x 4,1 cm)
50 3/4 x 50 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches (128,9 x 128,9 x 15,8 cm) frame
SW 19325

David Lynch
At 3A.M. I Am Here With The Red Dream, 2013
mixed media on paper mounted to wood panel
35 x 31 inches (88,9 x 78,7 cm)
36 1/2 x 32 1/4 x 2 inches (92,7 x 81,9 x 5 cm) frame
SW 19327

David Lynch
At 3A.M. I Am Here With The Red Dream, 2013
mixed media on paper mounted to wood panel
35 x 31 inches (88,9 x 78,7 cm)
36 1/2 x 32 1/4 x 2 inches (92,7 x 81,9 x 5 cm) frame
SW 19327

David Lynch
Susie Left home at age 14, 2019
mixed media painting
31 x 26 1/4 inches (78,7 x 66,6 cm)
36 1/4 x 32 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches (92 x 81,9 x 8,2 cm) frame
SW 19321

David Lynch
Susie Left home at age 14, 2019
mixed media painting
31 x 26 1/4 inches (78,7 x 66,6 cm)
36 1/4 x 32 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches (92 x 81,9 x 8,2 cm) frame
SW 19321

David Lynch
Who is outside my house my dog is running away. They come in thru my T.V. where is my dog, 2018
ink and watercolor on paper
diptych; 8 x 8 inches (20,3 x 20,3 cm) each
8 x 16 inches (20,3 x 40,6 cm) frame
SW 19310

David Lynch
Who is outside my house my dog is running away. They come in thru my T.V. where is my dog, 2018
ink and watercolor on paper
diptych; 8 x 8 inches (20,3 x 20,3 cm) each
8 x 16 inches (20,3 x 40,6 cm) frame
SW 19310

David Lynch
Smoker Head, 2011
mixed media on paper
14 3/4 x 14 3/4 inches (37,4 x 37,4 cm)
19 3/4 x 19 3/4 inches (50,1 x 50,1 cm) frame
SW 19304

David Lynch
Smoker Head, 2011
mixed media on paper
14 3/4 x 14 3/4 inches (37,4 x 37,4 cm)
19 3/4 x 19 3/4 inches (50,1 x 50,1 cm) frame
SW 19304

David Lynch
Pop The Cow Bomb Modern House, 2014
ink and watercolor on paper
8 x 16 inches (20,3 x 40,6 cm)
13 1/8 x 17 7/8 inches (38,3 x 45,4 cm) frame
SW 19320

David Lynch
Pop The Cow Bomb Modern House, 2014
ink and watercolor on paper
8 x 16 inches (20,3 x 40,6 cm)
13 1/8 x 17 7/8 inches (38,3 x 45,4 cm) frame
SW 19320

David Lynch
Machine, 2013
mixed media on paper
22 1/4 x 30 inches (56,5 x 76,2 cm)
27 3/8 x 35 1/8 inches (69,5 x 89,2 cm) frame
SW 19311

David Lynch
Machine, 2013
mixed media on paper
22 1/4 x 30 inches (56,5 x 76,2 cm)
27 3/8 x 35 1/8 inches (69,5 x 89,2 cm) frame
SW 19311

David Lynch
Head With Bug On Head, 2010
mixed media on paper
16 x 14 3/4 inches (40,6 x 37,4 cm)
21 x 19 3/4 inches (53,3 x 50,1 cm) frame
SW 19302

David Lynch
Head With Bug On Head, 2010
mixed media on paper
16 x 14 3/4 inches (40,6 x 37,4 cm)
21 x 19 3/4 inches (53,3 x 50,1 cm) frame
SW 19302

David Lynch
When He Went Home The House Was Different, 2013
ink on paper
diptych; 8 x 8 inches (20,3 x 20,3 cm) each
13 1/4 x 21 1/4 inches (33,6 x 53,9 cm) frame
SW 19309
Private Collection

David Lynch
When He Went Home The House Was Different, 2013
ink on paper
diptych; 8 x 8 inches (20,3 x 20,3 cm) each
13 1/4 x 21 1/4 inches (33,6 x 53,9 cm) frame
SW 19309
Private Collection

large lamp sculpture with a rectangular metal base and two colorful shapes including a red disc and a yellow inverted y-shape

David Lynch
Lamp, 2019
cold-rolled steel and mixed media
54 3/4 x 43 x 23 inches (139 x 109,2 x 58,4 cm)
SW 19284