Egan Frantz



geboren / born 1986 in Norwalk, Connecticut
lebt und arbeitet / lives and works in Brooklyn, New York and Connecticut.


BA, Hampshire College, Amherst, Massachusetts, 2009


"Recent Paintings", Galerie Nagel Draxler @ Lempertz, Brussels (April 2 – May 1, 2022)

"Not Enough Words", Foundry, Seoul (cat.)

"The Praying Boy", Galerie Nagel Draxler, Berlin
Independent, New York

"Egan Frantz", Team Gallery, New York, NY
"Egan Frantz", Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen

Not yet no longer Speaking to the void, in spite of Prefigured monumental ruin., Galerie Nagel Draxler, Cologne

The Oat Paintings, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA

Dark Tongues, Ghostly Apparitions and Tax Avoidance, Galerie Nagel Draxler, Berlin

Magickal Materialism, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY
Captive Vocabulary, fused space, San Francisco, CA
(Art) Nova, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, FL
Dialogue of Abstraction, with Stefan Müller, curated by Chantal Blatzheim, Bank Merck Finck & Co., Cologne

Monday & Friday, Tuesday & Friday, Wednesday & Friday,Thursday & Friday, Friday & Friday, Michael Jon Gallery, Miami, FL
Monday & Friday, Tuesday & Friday, Wednesday & Friday,Thursday & Friday, Friday & Friday, Galerie Nagel Draxler, Cologne

Art Statements, Art Basel, Basel
Tails, Brand New Gallery, Milano
MULTIPLES, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY

Room Temperature, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA
The Serial Poem 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 5 & 6, Tomorrow Gallery, Toronto

Sequence 3, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, NY
Clearly Addressed, C L E A R I N G, New York, NY

All Quiet on the Western Front, Amherst, MA


Booth Galerie Nagel Draxler, Art Basel, Miami Beach

Tilton Gallery, New York, NY.

Egan Frantz & Alan Vega via Grégoire Bonnet, Tyler Wood Gallery, New York.

faire l'anduille, w/ Hannah Levy & Carlos Reyes , Bahamas Biennale, Detroit.

Egan Frantz & Liz Wendelbo, Kavita B Schmid, New York, NY
Very good abstraction, a sculpture and a video, Galerie Nagel Draxler Projects, Los Angeles, CA

Summer & sUMMER, Michael Jon Gallery, Detroit, MI & Miami, FL
Infinitude, Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, CA
but that joke isn't funny anymore..., Tilton Gallery, New York, NY
Ain'tings, Robert Blumenthal, New York, NY

Conor Beckman, Egan Frantz, Ross Iannatti, Parker Ito, Alison Knowles, Niall Macdonald, Asher Penn, John Rippenhoff with Emily Sundblad, Roman Schramm, James Fuentes, New York, NY

The Road Ahead Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, CA
New. New York, Essl Museum, Vienna
Tomorrow, NADA, New York, NY

Royal Rumble, C L E A R I N G, Miami Beach, FL
Clearly Addressed C L E A R I N G, New York, NY
Coming and Going: Works from the collection of Peter Kang NYCAMS, New York, NY
Combine No. 1, Cage, New York, NY
Form Less Painting, Andrew Roth, New York, NY
Kaupfbau, e-flux, Basel
Used Youth: Egan Frantz and Cindy Hinant, by Nicolás Guagnini, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, NY
Commodity / Fetish, by Nicolás Guagnini, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, NY
Tax Day News & Smoke, by Roger van Vorhees, The Emily Harvey Foundation, New York, NY


Egan Frantz also performs with minimal electronics girl/boy duo Xeno & Oaklander. They have been featured in documentaries for Japanese TV NPK, Red Bull Music Academy, BOMBSessions, and Live on KEXP. They have toured the US, Europe and Russia numerous times, play extensively in New York music venues, and have performed at festivals and art institutions such as Buchla Source of Uncertainty, the Moog showcase at SXSW, SFMoMA, The Kitchen, MoMA PS1, Art Basel Miami, Kunsthalle Zurich, and the New Museum, New York.


Yujin Kim: "Time and space to encounter Art",, December, 2021.
Esquire: "Exhibition 'Egan Frantz' worth seeing in November (...)",, November, 2021.
'Egan Frantz: Not Enough Words', Artlamp,, November, 2021.
"Imagination Journey, Fall Exhibition. November’s exhibition 4 that takes you to another world",, November, 2021.
Yujin Kim: "Recommended exhibitions that bring culture into everyday life",, November, 2021.
"Koreanische Welle im Kunstmarkt? Weltklasse Künstler konkurrieren um Ausstellungen in Korea",, October, 2021.
Seong Soo-young, The Korea Economic Daily,, October, 2021.
Choi Dong- hyeon: "MZ Collector chooses art like buying bread...Gallery heaven Hannam-dong",, October, 2021.
Kang Jong-hoon: "Rium Reopens - International Masters on Display. Vibrant Southeast Artists",, October, 2021.
'Egan Frantz: Not Enough Words', Munhwa News,, October, 2021.
'Egan Frantz: Not Enough Words', Munhwa News,, October, 2021.
Joon-ah Park: "[Culture Tour/Gallery] Hannam, Tae-won ①Colorful galleries blooming on the streets of various cultures - Amado Art Space, Albus Gallery, Foundry Seoul",, September, 2021.
‘Egan Frantz: Not Enough Words’, with texts by Graham Harman, Yehuda Safran, Daniel Sherer. Published by Foundry, Seoul, South Korea 2021.

Noemi Molitor: "Mit Luft und Ruhe", taz. die Tageszeitung, August 28, 2020.

Judi Roaman: "A Hamptons Home is Transformed by Contemporary Art",, November 21, 2019.
Egan Frantz: Switched on Painting", Mousse Magazine #69 -
Time Out says: "Egan Frantz", TimeOut,, September 6 2019.
Probokr Editors: "The Painter's Painter. Egan Frantz at Team, NYC", PROVOKR,, 2019.
"Egan Frantz 'Paintings' @ Team (Gallery, Inc.) in New York", AUTRE,, September 2019.
"Egan Frantz 'Paintings' at NAK", Collecteurs,, 2019.
"Egan Frantz at NAK Neuer Aachener Kunstverein", ArtViewer,, May 12 2019.
"Egan Frantz at Neuer Aachener Kunstverein", Contemporary Art Daily,, May 5 2019.
"Egan Frantz - Paintings / NAK Neuer Aachener Kunstverein", XIBIT Contemporary Art Mag,

Cournoyer, Bill: "The Hot List. Advisor Bill Cournoyer's 9 Art Basel Miami Beach Highlights", Artspace, highlights-55820 , Dezember 6 2018.
Alexiou, Konstantin: "Der Roboter als Assistent. Werke von Egan Frantz in der Galerie Nagel und Draxler", Kölner Kultur, Nummer 95, Seite 12, April 24 2018.
"Nagel Draxler announces new space in Cologne", randian, April 13 2018.

"Egan Frantz: Anagram Paintings", My Art Guide, , May 2017.
Black, Ezrha Jean: "EGAN FRANTZ / MICHAEL DOPP. Roberts & Tilton Gallery", , March 2017.
Eckardt, Stephanie: "The Frenchiest Art to Instagram for Bastille Day", WMagazine, , July 14, 2017.
"Independent Collectors: Chantal Blatzheim", Independent Collectors, , 2017.

Cordray, Julianne: "Gallery Weekend // The Mitte Walkabout", Berlin Art Link, , April 30 2016.

"10 Picks From Independent Art Fair 2015", http:// art/10-picks-from- independent-art-fair-2015/ #slideshow_74419.2 , 2015.
"UbuWeb Top 10: Egan Frantz & Liz Wendelbo",, March 2015.
Steadman, Ryan: "These Are the 7 Must-See Booths at Art Basel Miami 2015", , 30.11.2015.

Diack, Heather: "Egan Frantz", Critic's picks, Artforum,, November 2014.
monopol Blog: "Egan Frantz – ‚Monday & Friday, Tuesday & Friday, Wednesday & Friday, Thursday & Friday, Friday & Friday‘“, Tuesday-Friday-Wednesday-Friday-Thursday-Friday-Friday-Friday.html , September 2014.

Bedard, Matthew: "Egan Frantz”, Flaunt Magazine, January 2013
"Egan Frantz focuses his attention on artist multiples in exhibition at Tilton Gallery", , 2013.

Wood, Eve: "Egan Frantz/Room Temperature", November 2012.
Williams, Maxwell: “Discovery: Egan Frantz” Interview Magazine, October 2012.
Nader, Miriam: "Poetic License: Egan Frantz" Canadian Art, May 2012.
"Egan Frantz at Tomorrow," Contemporary Art Daily, May 2012.

Neustein, Andrea: "Form Less Painting," Flash Art, November - December 2011.
Rosenberg, Karen. “Rising and Regrouping on Lower East Side,” The New York Times, April 22 2011
"The Symptom: Egan Frantz reads Barthes' >The Neutral<",, Lacanian Ink #37: New York, Spring 2011.
"Actuality: Patient’s Belongings",, 2011.