Alex Israel is an artist and writer. Born in 1982 in Los Angeles, he achieved his degree at Yale University in 2003. Then in 2010 he completed the Masters in Fine Art at the Roski School of Fine Arts, University of Southern California.
Israel has been the subject of solo exhibitions at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art and the Museo Civico Diocesano di Santa Maria dei Servi, Citta' della Pieve, Italy. Other recent shows venues include Reena Spaulings Fine Art in New York and Peres Projects in Berlin.
Israel's work has been featured in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Frieze, Artforum, Art in America, Mousse, Interview, W and The Hollywood Reporter. He is a regular contributor to Purple Fashion and founder and CEO of Freeway Eyewear, Inc.