Yve Laris Cohen

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Yve Laris Cohen's work has been featured in solo exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, in 2022, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, in 2018. He has performed and exhibited at numerous institutions, including Performance Space, New York; The Kitchen, New York; Danspace Project, New York; The Hessel Museum of Contemporary Art at Bard, Annandale-on-Hudson; Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia; Sculpture Center, New York, and Abrons Art Center, New York. He was included in the 2014 Whitney Biennial and Performa 2019.

Laris Cohen was born in 1985 in San Diego and currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. He graduated with a BA in Art Practice and Dance & Performance Studies from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MFA in Visual Arts from Columbia University. His work is included in the permanent collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.


Walls and Floors


Embattled Garden


Selected Press

May 30 2023

The Kitchen

Performance, Ephemerality and the Archive

Dec 20 2022

New York Times

What Do Two Fires Have in Common? It Comes Down to Guts.

Dec 13 2022

Bomb Magazine

Performance as Archive: Yve Laris Cohen

Dec 9 2022

The Berkshire Eagle

Yve Laris Cohen's 'Studio/Theater' chooses to look beyond the destruction of the Doris Duke Theater and focuses on what really matters

Nov 1 2022


1000 Words: Yve Laris Cohen

Apr 25 2019


Queer | Art Announces 2019-20 Mentors

Jun 1 2018


P.S. I Love You

May 18 2018

San Diego Union-Tribune

At MCASD, artist Yve Laris Cohen tells the stories of Sherwood Auditorium

Mar 8 2018

The New York Times

Review: In ‘P.S. 122,’ Watching the Painters Paint and Scrape


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