Larry Madrigal (b. 1986, Los Angeles) lives and works in Phoenix, Arizona. Madrigal recently completed his MFA at Arizona State University in Tempe. His paintings are a suspension and celebration of the precariousness by which our most mundane daily rituals are balanced on a precipice just above total anarchy. Recent exhibitions include The Ballad of the Children of the Czar, Galeria Nicodim, Bucharest (2024); Stay, Galerie Droste, Paris (2024); Already, Not Yet, Galeria Nicodim, Bucharest (2023, solo); Galeria Nicodim, Bucharest: 10 Years, Galeria Nicodim, Bucharest (2023); Work / Life, Nicodim, New York (2022, solo); How Dare We Now Live, Nicodim, Los Angeles (2021, solo); Scattered Daydream, Nicodim, Los Angeles (2020, solo); When You Waked Up the Buffalo, Nicodim, Los Angeles (2020); Painting the Figure Now II, Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art, Wasau (2019); New Art Arizona, Shemer Art Center and Museum, Phoenix (2019); and Body Language: Figuration in Modern and Contemporary Art, curated by Julie Sasse, Tuscon Museum of Art, Tuscon (2017).