Ross Bleckner


Born New York, 1949 Lives New York, NY

EDUCATION

1973 MFA, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA 1971 BA, New York University, New York, NY

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014 Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY
2012 Brains and Flowers, Jablonka Galerie, Cologne, Germany 2011 Alain Noirhomme Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
2010 Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY

Galleria d’Arte Contemporanea, Modena, Italy 2005 Galerie Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria
2003 Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY

Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY

Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO
2002 Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY
2001 Wilma Tolksdorf Gallery, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Galleria in Arco, Torino, Italy and Galleria Raffaelli, Trento, Italy

Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY 2000 Vaknin Schwartz Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Victoria Miro Gallery, London, United Kingdom Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Rebecca Camhi Gallery, Athens, Greece Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR

Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston, MA Lococo Mulder Fine Art, Germany Interim Art, London, United Kingdom Wetterling Teo, Singapore

1999 Emilio Mazzoli Galleria d’Arte Contemporanea, Modena, Italy Heland Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
Betsy Senior Gallery, New York, NY
Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

Martin Browne Fine Art, Sydney, Australia 1998 Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY

Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY
Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO
Julie M. Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, East Hampton, NY
Ross Bleckner: The Last Decade, Patrick Painter, Santa Monica, CA Galerie Aglutinador, Havana, Cuba

1997 Bawag Foundation, Vienna, Austria

Galerie Larsen, Stockholm, Sweden Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, France Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France Robert McClain & Company, Houston, TX Turner & Runyon Gallery, Dallas, TX

1996 Galleria S.A.L.E.S., Rome, Italy Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA

Galerie Kyoko Chirathivar, Bangkok Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO
Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY

1995 University Art Gallery, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA Rebecca Camhi Gallery, Athens, Greece

Off Shore Gallery, East Hampton, NY
I.V.A.M., Centre Julio Gonzalez, Valencia, Spain
Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo, Norway Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston, MA
Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, TX

1994 Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, France Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY

Turner & Byrne Gallery, Dallas, TX

Galeria Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid, Spain 1993 Kohn Abrams Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, NY

Galerie Max Hetzler, Köln, Germany Galerie 56, Budapest, Hungary Baumgartner Galleries, Washington, DC Jason Rubell Gallery, Miami Beach, FL

1992 Galerie Samia Saouma, Paris, France Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, France

1991 Jason Rubell Gallery, Palm Beach, FL Fred Hoffman Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY

Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden 1990 Kölnischer Kunstverein, Köln, Germany

Kunsthalle Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Heland Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden Galeria Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid, Spain
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada

1989 Akira Ikeda Gallery, Nagoya, Japan Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA

Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston, MA Galerie Max Hetler, Köln, Germany

1988 Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA Waddington Galleries, London, United Kingdom

1987 Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY

1986 Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston, MA

1985 Boston Museum School, Boston, MA 1984 Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY

Nature Morte Gallery, New York, NY 1983 Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY 1982 Portico Row Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Patrick Verelist Galerie, Antwerpen, Belgium 1981 Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY
1980 Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY
1979 Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY
1977 Cunningham Ward Gallery, New York, NY 1976 John Doyle Gallery, Chicago, IL
1975 Cunningham Ward Gallery, New York, NY

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2011 Pfander, Catherine Blair. “Tim Hamilton Fall 2011; A Dystopian Fantasy.” Thread NY, 11 February.

2010 Pagel, David. “Art Review: ‘Ross Bleckner Paints Like Freddy Mercury Sings’ at Patrick Painter Inc.”Los Angeles Times 29 August.

2009 “Welcome to Gulu.” The New York Times: Weekend Arts, 5 June.
“Ross Bleckner at Lehmann Maupin, New York.” Saatchi Gallery, 22 May. “Ross Bleckner Named U.N. Goodwill Ambassador.” Artinfo, 22 April.

2005 Harrison, Helen. “An Artist’s Investigation of Loss and Memory,” The New York Times, 2 January.

2003 Cameron, Dan. “Ross Bleckner talks to Dan Cameron,” Artforum, March, p. 230 – 231. Coles, Alex. “Ross Bleckner,” Art Monthly, December/January.
Yablonsky, Linda. “Ross Bleckner, Mary Boone Gallery,” Time Out New York, 7-14 June.

2000 Morley, Simon. “Ross Bleckner,” The Independent on Sunday, 19 November.
1999 Schwabsky, Barry. “Ross Bleckner: Lehmann Maupin/Mary Boone,” Artforum, March.

Diehl, Carol. “Ross Bleckner: Mary Boone, Lehmann Maupin,” Artnews, March. 1998 Ebony, David. “Ross Bleckner at Mary Boone and Lehman,” Art in America, p. 139. Smith, Roberta. Evocative Cells, “Downtown, All Around,” The New York Times, 27

November.
Vincent, Steven. “Bleckner at Mary Boone and Lehmann Maupin,” Art & Auction, 16 November.
Von Ziegesar, Peter. “Loft Life,” Out.

1994 Cotter, Holland. “Art after Stonewall, Twelve Artists Interviewed,” Art in America, p.56 – 65. 1993 Seidner, David. “Endless Loss: Ross Bleckner in Conversation with David Seidner.” Parkett,

p. 68 – 70.
1991 Bleckner, Ross. “Interview.” Art and Text, p. 77 – 78.
1990 Paparoni, Demetrio. “Ein Schleier aus Licht.” Noema Art Magazine, p. 33 – 35.

Landey, Jenny, Bianca Jagger, and Ingrid Sischy. “Ross Bleckner,” Interview, p. 112 – 119.

1989 Chua, Lawrence. “Ross Bleckner,” Flash Art International, p. 122 – 125. Paparoni, Demetrio. “A Veil of Light: Ross Bleckner,” Tema Celeste, p. 52 – 54.

1988 McCarron, John. “Ross Bleckner,” Shift, p. 22 – 23, 36.
Morgan, Stuart. “Strange Days.” Artscribe, p. 48 – 51.
Ross, David A., and Jürgen Harten. “Ross Bleckner,” Binational: American Art of the Late 80s, German Art of the Late 80s. p. 58 – 61.
Zinsser, John. “Interview with Ross Bleckner,” Journal of Contemporary Art, p. 44 – 55.

1987 Rankin, Aimee. “Ross Bleckner,” Bomb, p. 22 – 27.
Wei, Lilly. “Talking Abstract.” Art in America, p. 80 – 97.
Zaya, Octavio. “Entre la luz y la muerte (una conversacion con Ross Bleckner).” Balcón, p. 60 – 64.

1986 Bleckner, Ross. “Failure, Theft, Love, Plague, Phillip Taaffe,” Pat Hearn Gallery, New York. Drake, Peter. “Ross Bleckner,” Flash Art International, p. 66 – 67.
Siegel, Jeanne. “Geometry Desurfacing: Ross Bleckner, Alan Belchner, Ellen Carey, Peter Halley, Sherrie Levine, Phillip Taafe, Jame Welling,” Arts Magazine, p. 26 – 32.

1983 Bleckner, Ross. “Disavowal and Redemption: An Ideology of Exhaustion and Renewal,” Effects: Magazine for New Art Theory, Summer, p.15.

1979 Bleckner, Ross. “Transcendental Anti-Fetishism,” Artforum, p. 50 – 55.

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
The Astrup Fearnley Collection, Oslo, Norway
The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
The Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, NY
Fisher Landau Center, Long Island City, NY
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA The Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY