Dan Colen

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Birthday
3, 1979
Birthplace
New Jersey
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
3, 1979 (age 38)
Birthplace
New Jersey

About

Best known for his painted sculptures that incorporated low culture, graffiti, and installations.

Before Fame

He graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2001, where he earned his BFA in Painting.

Trivia

His most famous works included "Bird Shit" and "Secrets and Cymbals, Smoke and Scissors: My Friend Dash’s Wall in the Future."

Family Life

His father Sy Colen was a wood and clay sculptor who was featured on "Artstar," the 2006 reality TV show.

Associated With

His work was displayed at The Whitney Museum, which was co-founded by Gertrude Whitney.