ROBERT LAZZARINI

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BIOGRAPHY

Born 1965, Denville, NJ
Lives in New York, NY

EDUCATION
1990
BFA, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016
Deeper Than Wide, Dittrich & Schlechtriem, Berlin, Germany
Orange Sunshine, SOCO Gallery, Charlotte, NC
2014
Das Unheimliche, Dittrich & Schlechtriem, Berlin, Germany
2013
Robert Lazzarini (damage), Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY
jam shot, Dittrich & Schlechtriem, Berlin, Germany
funerary lions, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT
2011
shotgun and targets, Yautepec Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico
FOCUS: Robert Lazzarini, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX
2010
friendly-hostile-friendly, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY
guns, knives, brass knuckles, FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY
guns, knives, brass knuckles, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA
2009
Robert Lazzarini: guns and knives, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
2006
sewer covers, Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA
drawings, Deitch Projects, New York, NY
Robert Lazzarini: Seen/Unseen, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
untitled - Robert Lazzarini works on paper, Davidson College, Davidson, NC
2003
robert lazzarini, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
2000
studio, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY
1998
violin, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016
Greek Gotham, Dio Horia Gallery, Mykonos, Greece
Between Sunrise and Sunset, Schloss Tussling Projects, Tussling, Germany
2014
Pierogi XX: Pierogi XX: Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY
Blueprint/Blauwdruk, Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort, Netherlands
2013
We Are Young, Laleh June Galerie, Basel, Switzerland
The System of Objects, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
2012
Riot, Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, NY
Passenger, Angstrom, Dallas, TX
Eagles, Marlborough Madrid in Collaboration with Marlborough Chelsea, Madrid, Spain
Parts & Services, Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY
Twisted Domestic, Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, NY
Portrait of a Generation, The Hole, New York, NY
Fine Line, Workshop, Venice, Italy
Blind Cut, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY
BAD FOR YOU, curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody, Shizaru Gallery, London, UK
2011
Sentimental Education, Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
When the Fairytale Never Ends, Ford Projects, New York, NY
Taking Sides, Paddle 8, New York, NY
Next Wave, BAM, Brooklyn, NY
Objet Dada, Edel Assanti, London, UK
Honey is Sweeter than Blood, Laleh June Gallery, Basel, Switzerland
Facemaker, Royal T, Los Angeles, CA
New York Minute, Garage, Moscow, Russia
Time Wounds All Heels, White Flag Projects, St. Louis, MO
Perception/Deception: Illusion in Contemporary Art, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE
January White Sale, Curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody, Loretta Howard Gallery, New York, NY
2010
Growing Pains, Charles de Jonghe, Brussels, Belgium
Satellites, Frieis Museum, Berlin, Germany
Present Tense, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, Australia
Hyping the Real, Stephane Simoena, Knokke-Zoute, Belgium
Both Sides of the Pulaski, Fine Art in Space, Long Island City, NY
It Ain't Fair, OHWOW, Miami, FL
Postermat, The Hole, New York, NY
American Still Life, Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
Neither Swords Nor Plowshares, Cerritos College Art Gallery, Norwalk, CA
Things Just Aren't The Way They Used to Be, Kate Werble, New York, NY
Not Quite Open for Business, The Hole, New York, NY
Lush Life, Salon 94 Freemans, New York, NY
Playing with Perception, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
Eye Spy, Playing with Perception, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
Welcome to New York, FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY
2009
The Figure and Dr. Freud, Haunch of Venison, New York, NY
Inferno, Yautepec, Mexico City, Mexico
Themes and Variation: Repetition in 21st Century Art, Cristin Tierney Fine Art, New York, NY
We're All Gonna Die, Sue Scott Gallery, New York, NY
Contemporary Prints: 1999 - 2009, Tsinghua University Museum, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
Wall Rockets, Albright-Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY
2008
Wall Rockets, FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY
Transformed, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA
Here's the Thing, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
2007
Attention to Detail, FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY
Facades, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL
Out of True, Byblos Art Gallery, Verona, Italy
Contemporary Printing at the Crossroads, George Segal Gallery, Montclair University, NJ
Orpheus Selection, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY
Davidson Collects: 1938 - Present, Davidson College, Davidson, NC
Salon Nouveau, Engholm Engelhorn Gallery, Vienna, Austria
2006
Out of True, Byblos Gallery, Miami, FL
Six Feet Under, Kunsthalle, Berne, Switzerland
Liquid Paper, Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA
Somnambulist/Fabulist, Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, NY
Slow Tech, Taipei Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan
drawings, Joie Lassiter Gallery, Charlotte, NC
Panic Room - Works from The Dakis Joannou Collection, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
2005
Crash. Pause. Rewind., Western Bridge, Seattle, WA
2004
Floor to Ceiling, Wall to Wall, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT
Architecture Untethered, Numark Gallery, Washington, DC
Beginning Here: 101 Ways, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY
Revelation, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
Open House, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
2003
Back in Black, Cohan, Leslie and Brown, New York, NY
Nown, Woodstreet Galleries, Pittsburgh, PA
2002
Media City Biennial, Seoul, South Korea
2002 Media Art: Special Effects, Daejeon Municipal Museum of Art, South Korea
Strange Glue, Ratio 3, Brooklyn, NY
The Whitney Biennial, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
On Perspective, Gallery Faurschou, Copenhagen, Denmark
Situated Realities, MICA, Baltimore, MD; Art Center College of Design, CA; Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN
2001
Brent Sikemma, New York, NY
Bitstreams, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2000
Block Artspace, MO
Minutiae, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
Haulin' Ass, Post Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Multiple Sensations, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

AWARDS & RESIDENCIES
2005
New York Foundation for the Arts, Artist's Fellowship, Sculpture, New York, NY
2003
American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
1986
New York Foundation for the Arts, Visual Arts Grant, Brooklyn, NY
1985
New York Foundation for the Arts, Visual Arts Grant, Brooklyn, NY

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2016
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"What to do and see in Charlotte." The Charlotte Observer, April 21
2015
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2014
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2013
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2012
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Douglas, Sara, Rozalia Jovanovic and Andrew Russeth. "The Fairs That Ate Manhattan: Changes Are Afoot in the Art Fair Ecosystem." The New York Observer, March 6
Duray, Dan. "Look at This! 'Eagles' at Marlborough Madrid." GalleristNY, October 17
Duray, Dan. "Robert Lazzarini, Jonah Freeman and Justin Lowe Join Marlborough Chelsea." The New York Observer, February 9
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Morris, Bob. "When the Family Business is Art." The New York Times, March 6
"Tang Summer Shows Highlight Collections and Collecting." The Saratognia, May 30
Neil, Jonathan T.D. "In Conversation: Robert Lazzarini with Jonathan T.D. Neil." The Brooklyn Rail, November 6
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Freman, Jonah and Neykov, Vera. "Blind Cut." Marlborough Gallery, Chelsea
2011
Assanti, Edel. "Interview: Robert Lazzarini." Edel Assanti, July 18
Atwood, Roger. "Objet Dada." ARTnews, October
Blood, Anne. "Objet Dada at Edel Assanti." Whitehot Magazine, August
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"New Political Exhibition Examines Desires," Huff Post Arts, October
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Zara, Janella. "Contemporay Art Stars Create a Custom Skate Shop in Chelsea." Artinfo, August 15
2010
Cotter, Holland. "Lower East Side Tale Refracted Nine Times." The New York Times, July
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2009
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2006
Baker, Kenneth. "Lazzarini's Distorted Sewer Covers Pop Off a Cultural Lid." San Francisco Chronicle, September 16
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2003
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2002
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Griffin, Tim. "Bi American." Time Out, March 14 - 21
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Dawson, Jessica. "In Computer-Enhanced Pics, Gee Whiz Overwhelms the Art." Washington Post, March 7
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2001
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2000
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PUBLICATIONS
2013
Fester, Uncle and Magdalena Kroner. Robert Lazzarini: jam shot. Berlin, Germany: Dittrich & Schlechtriem
2012
Rodenbeck, Judith, Alva Noë, and Jonathan Neil. Guns, Knives, Brass Knuckles. Los Angeles: Honor Fraser
2006
Berry, Ian, Carla M. Hanzal, and Joanna Marsh. VantagePoint V Robert Lazzarini: Seen/Unseen. Charlotte, NC: Mint Museum of Art
2003
Ravenal, John B. robert lazzarini. Richmond, VA: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart, IN
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
New School University, New York, NY
Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw, MI
Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
Utah Museum of Fine Arts, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Davidson College, Davidson, NC


M30, 2015 Acrylic on canvas 17 x 22 inches