Al Taylor was born in Springfield, Missouri and received a B.F.A. from the Kansas City Art Institute in 1970. He moved to New York later that year, where he would continue to live and work until his death in 1999. His first solo exhibition took place in 1986 at the Alfred Kren Gallery in New York.
Featured image: Al Taylor - Pet Stains, Puddles, and Full Gospel Neckless, Installation view, 2015 - image courtesy of David Zwirner gallery