Marilyn Minter is an American visual artist best known for her sensual paintings and photographs in the photorealism style. Her work blurs the line between commercial and fine art. Minter currently teaches in the MFA department at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.
Marilyn Minter has had many solo exhibitions and also, she has been in group exhibitions in museums all over the world. In 2006, Minter was in the Whitney Biennial, and installed several billboards in Chelsea, New York City in collaboration with Creative Time. Her video Green Pink Caviar was exhibited in the lobby of the MoMA from 2010-2011. It was also shown on digital billboards on Sunset Boulevard in L.A. and on the Creative Time MTV billboard in Times Square, New York. In 2013, Minter was featured in “Riotous Baroque,” an exhibition that originated at the Kunsthaus Zürich and traveled to the Guggenheim Bilbao. In 2015, Marilyn Minter’s retrospective Pretty/Dirty opened at the Contemporary Arts Museum in Houston, TX. Pretty/Dirty traveled to the Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, the Orange Country Museum of Art, and finally the Brooklyn Museum in November 2016. Minter is represented by Salon 94, New York, Regen Projects, Los Angeles and Baldwin Gallery, Aspen.