Orly Genger


b. 1979 in New York, NY
Lives and works in New York, NY

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2002
B.A., Brown University, Providence, RI, 2001

You, Brown University, Providence, RI
Terra, Oklahoma Contemporary, Oklahoma City, OK 
Undertone, SCAD Gallery See, Atlanta, GA
Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE
Current, The Contemporary Austin, Austin, TX
SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, GA
Boys Cry Too, Hermann Park, Houston, TX

Red, Yellow and Blue, Madison Square Park, New York, NY
Iron Maiden, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY

Big Open Empty, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY
Orly Genger, Gavlak, Palm Beach, FL

Move, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY

Whole, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery Houston, TX
Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College, Winter Park, FL

Posedown, Lemberg Gallery, Ferndale, MI
MASSPEAK, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY

The Aldrich Contemporary Arts Museum, Ridgefield, CT
Locust Projects, Miami, FL

Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, NY

Orly Genger and James Siena, two-person exhibition, Sargent’s Daughters, New York, NY  
Inaugural Group Show, Gavlak, Los Angeles, CA
Sargent’s Daughters, Sargent’s Daughters, New York, NY

Jew York, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY
All F@*#ing Summer, Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, FL

Makeup on Empty Space, Larissa Goldston Gallery, NY

Art Basel Miami Beach, Art Nova, with Lisa Anne Auerbach and Alexis Marguerite Teplin, Gavlak Gallery
Sentimental Education, Gavlak, Palm Beach, FL
MAKE Skateboards, I-20 Gallery, New York, NY
Disorderly Conduct, Larissa Goldston Gallry, New York, NY
January White Sale, curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody, Loretta Howard Gallery, New York, NY
Figuration, Lemberg Gallery, Detroit, MI

Five Year Anniversary, Gavlak, Palm Beach, FL
Material World: Painting and Sculpture as Environment, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA
Energy Effects: Art and Artifacts from the Landscape of Glorious Excess, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO
Brucennial, New York, NY
PaperCut, Lemberg Gallery, Ferndale, MI

Prozess, curated by Jazz-minh Moore, Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY
Fresh from Chelsea, University Gallery and Grinter Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
The Fields Sculpture Center at Omi International Arts Center, Ghent, NY
Paper Trail, curated by Steven Perelman, Judi Rotenberg Gallery, Boston, MA
Spring Group Exhibition, Gavlak, West Palm Beach, FL
Dritto Rovescio, La Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy
Talk Dirty to Me, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY

Stable Scrawl, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY

Ornament: Ho Hum All Ye Faithful, Bravinlee Programs, New York, NY
Collector's Choice III Audacity in Art: Selected Works from Central Florida Collections, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL
What's Your Hobby, curated by Beth DeWoody, The Fireplace Project, East Hampton, NY

Queens International 2006, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY
Studio in the Park, curated by Karin Bravin, New York, NY
Women in the Bedroom, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY

Group Show, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, NY

EAF04: 2004 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York

Haifa Second International Installation Triennale, Haifa Museum of Art, Israel
The Reconstruction Biennial, Exit Art, New York, NY
Project Room, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, NY
Labor Day, curated by David Hunt, Rare Gallery, New York, NY

McDonnell, Brandy. “Recycled Rope Sculpture Lassos Attention in Automobile Alley” THE OKLAHOMAN (Oct 13, 2014)
Kino, Carol. “Trick Ropester” ART DESK (Fall/Winter 2014-2015)
Van Ryzin, Jeanne Claire. “The Contemporary Austin Offers A Sublime Installation and Surreal Fun” STATESMAN (May 30, 2014)
Adjarian, M.M. “Orly Genger: Current” ARTS + CULTURE TEXAS (May 28, 2014)
McQuaid, Cate. “Tying It All Together At The deCordova” THE BOSTON GLOBE (Dec 26, 2013)
Rodriguez, Meredith. “Hot Rod Sculpture Wanders the Lakefront” CHICAGO TRIBUNE (Nov 25, 2013)
Ballard, Thea. “A Monument of Rope Travels to Massachusetts” MODERN PAINTERS (Nov 2013)
Budick, Ariella. “Public Sculpture: Red, Yellow and Blue; Lightness of Being” 
         FINANCIAL TIMES (Aug 27, 2013)
Shahi, K. “New York – Orly Genger, Red, Yellow and Blue” ART OBSERVED (Aug 29, 2013)
Smith, Roberta. “Ideally, Striving for an Organic Fusion” THE NEW YORK TIMES (July 18, 2013)
Simon, Lizzie. “Roping in New Yorkers” THE WALL STREET JOURNAL (May 2, 2013)
Kino, Carol. “Rope Wrangler, Ideas Unfurling; Orly Genger in Madison Square Park”
         THE NEW YORK TIMES (May 1, 2013)
“Artist uses lobster rope to create installation in NYC park; exhibition moves to Mass. In Oct”
Sheets, Hilary M. “Beyond The Wall” ART + AUCTION (May 2013)
“New York Artists Now: Next Generation”, NEW YORK OBSERVER (February 22, 2013)
Vogel, Carol. “Rope as Architecture”, NEW YORK TIMES (November 22, 2012)
Chtena, Natascha. “Orly Genger”, IDOL MAGAZINE (Issue 2)
Edgers, Geoff. “Genger Named deCordova’s Rappaport Winner,” THE BOSTON GLOBE (Oct 14, 2011)
Davis, Ben. “Give Orly Genger Enough Rope!,” ARTINFO (May 9, 2011)
Indrisek, Scott. “Reviews: Orly Genger/ Carolyn Carr,” MODERN PAINTERS (April 2011)
Honigman, Ana Finel. “whatever it Takes to Get it Made: A Conversation with Orly Genger,”
          SCULPTURE (December 2010)
Sheets, Hilarie M. "Rope Wrangler," Art in America (October, 2010)
Edwards, Meghan. "Show of Force," Interior Design (September, 2010)
Kwon, Liz. "Orly Genger: Art in Space," bob - International Magazine of Space Design (September, 2010)
Goldstein, Andrew M “Material World: Sculpture to Environment, Review”, ARTINFO (June 10, 2010)
Panetta, Jane and Veronica Roberts. “Orly Genger”, MUSEO MAGAZINE XIV
Gordon, Amanda. “Roping Them In” CITY ARTS (January 12, 2010)
Wolin, Joseph R. “Orly Genger, Move,” TIME OUT NEW YORK (October 14-20, 2009
“Goings on About Town,” THE NEW YORKER
Green, Tyler. "Acquisition: Orly Genger at Indianapolis" MODERN ART NOTES (April 2, 2009)
Edwards, Meghan. "On the Ropes" INTERIOR DESIGN (March, 2009)
Davide Rampello, et al. Dritto Rovescio. La Triennale di Milano, 2009
MacAdam, Barbara A. "The Shape Of Things To Come," ARTNEWS (April, 2008)
Bishop, Philip. Review, ORLANDO SENTINEL (March 23, 2008)
Ames, Katrine. "All Around the Town," HOUSE AND GARDEN (November, 2007)
Slowinski, Dolores. "Not Another Poser," DETROIT METRO TIMES (October 17, 2007)
Cohen, Keri Gutten. "Exhibits a Other Galleries," DETROIT FREE PRESS (September 14, 2007)
Murayama, Atsuko. "Orly Genger: MASSPEAK," THE NEW YORK SEIKATSU (April 28, 2007)
Baker, R.C., "Best in Show," THE VILLAGE VOICE (April 25-May 1, 2007)
Gelber, Eric, "Orly Genger: MASSPEAK," THE NEW YORK SUN (April 19, 2007)
Smith, Roberta, "Space Redefined in Chelsea," THE NEW YORK TIMES (April 13, 2007)
Schwendener, Martha, "Flair and Flash, Not Fumpiness,"
           THE NEW YORK TIMES (January 27, 2007)
Abichandani, Jaichri, "Queens International 06: Everything All at Once," Vol.3,
Schwendener, Martha, "Art From Everywhere, All from Queens," THE NEW YORK TIMES (December 15, 2006)
Scheinman, Pamela, "Orly Genger's Playful Puzzlejuice," FIBERARTS (Sept/Oct 2006)
Budick, Ariella, "Alfresco Art is The City's Grace," NEWSDAY (August 20, 2006)
Vogel, Carol, "Inside Riverside Park," THE NEW YORK TIMES (May 5, 2006)
"The Heart of the Matter," INTERIOR DESIGN, Number 15 (2005):121
Sculpture, Vol. 24 No. 6 (July/August 2005): 12
Weinberg, Michelle, "Crustacean in the Hall of Furies and Orly Genger,"
           MIAMI NEW TIMES (April 7-13, 2005)
Reed, John, "Orly Genger: Elizabeth Dee Gallery," ARTFORUM.COM (October 2004)
Gopnik, Blake, "For Art Lovers, a Chelsea Morning," THE WASHINGTON POST (September 26, 2004)
Graham, Ruth, "Profile: Orly Genger, Cut from a Creative Cloth," THE NEW YORK SUN (August 23, 2004)
Pollack, Barbara, "From Garret to Gallery," TIME OUT NEW YORK (August 5-12, 2004)
Talmor, Daniella, Haifa Second International Installation Triennale, (Haifa: Haifa Museum of Art, 2003) Wandering Library, Temporary Edition
Smith, Roberta, "A Space Reborn, With a Show That's Never Finished,"
           THE NEW YORK TIMES (April 4, 2003):E37
Saltz, Jerry, "Rays of Light," THE VILLAGE VOICE (January 22-28, 2003): 61
"Utilities Included," THE NEW YORK SUN (January 13, 2003)

2014  SCAD
2013  artnet ArtTable
2012  MassArt
2011  Rappaport Prize
         Museum of Arts and Design
         Montclaire Art Museum
         Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
         Ohio State University
2010  Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Denver, CO
2008  Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
2007  College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI
         Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2005  The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
         University of Pennsylvania

Museum of Modern Art
Whitney Museum of American Art
Hood Museum of Art
Albright-Knox Art Gallery
The Brooklyn Museum
Indianapolis Museum of Art
RISD Museum of Art
New York Public Library
Queens Museum
Yale University Art Gallery
Hammer Museum of Contemporary Art
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art


Idol Magazine
Art & Culture Interview
New York Times Style Magazine
Fashion With a Twist | Orly Genger at VPL
Genger named deCordova’s Rappaport winner
The Boston Globe
Tying it all together at the deCordova
New York – Orly Genger, ‘Red, Yellow and Blue,’ at Madison Square Park through September 8 - See more at: http://artobserved.com
Give Orly Genger Enough Rope!
The Financial Times
Public sculpture: Red, Yellow and Blue; Lightness of Being, New York –
Architectural Digest
Summer's Must-See Outdoor Art
Art Critical
Back to Basics: Orly Genger at Madison Square Park
Artist Orly Genger's Lobster Rope Sculpture
New York Times
Ideally, Striving for an Organic Fusion
Huffington Post
NYC artist creates installation with lobster rope
Interview Magazine
Orly Genger Knows the Ropes
Museo Magazine
Interview by Veronica Roberts & Jane Panetta
Rappaport Prize Winner 2011
Cool Hunting
The artist behind the Madison Square Park installation "Red, Yellow and Blue"