Orly Genger

b. New York, NY 1979

Lives and works in New York, NY

2002    The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2001    B.A., Brown University, Providence, RI

2014     You, Brown University, Providence, RI
             Terra, Oklahoma Contemporary, Oklahoma City, OK
             Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE
             Current, The Contemporary Austin, Austin, TX
             Undertone, SCAD Gallery See, Atlanta, GA 
             Undertone, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, GA

             Boys Cry Too, Hermann Park, Houston, TX

2013    Hot Rod, Chicago Lakefront, Chicago, IL
            Red, Yellow and Blue, Decordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA
            Red, Yellow and Blue, Madison Square Park, New York, NY

            Iron Maiden, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY

2011    Big Open Empty, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY

            Orly Genger, Gavlak, Palm Beach, FL

2009    Move, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY

2008    Whole, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN

            Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery Houston, TX

            Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College, Winter Park, FL

2007    Posedown, Lemberg Gallery, Ferndale, MI

            MASSPEAK, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY

2005    The Aldrich Contemporary Arts Museum, Ridgefield, CT

            Locust Projects, Miami, FL
2004    Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, NY

2015     Womanhouse, Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY
             The Hollow Bone, Ray Smith Studio, Brooklyn, NY

2014    Orly Genger and James Siena, two-person exhibition, Sargent’s Daughters, New  York, NY
            Inaugural Exhibition, Gavlak, Los Angeles, CA
            Sargent’s Daughters, Sargent’s Daughters, New York, NY

2013     Jew York, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY

             All F@*#ing Summer, Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, FL

2012    Makeup on Empty Space, Larissa Goldston Gallery, NY

2011    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

2010    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

2009    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

2008    Stable Scrawl, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY

2007    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

2006    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

2005    Group Show, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, NY

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

2003    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

2013    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, 


            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)

2012    Vogel, Carol. “Rope as Architecture”, NEW YORK TIMES (November 22, 2012)

            Chtena, Natascha. “Orly Genger”, IDOL MAGAZINE (Issue 2)

2011    Edgers, Geoff. “Genger Named deCordova’s Rappaport Winner,” THE BOSTON
(Oct 14, 2011)

            Davis, Ben. “Give Orly Genger Enough Rope!,” ARTINFO (May 9, 2011)

            Indrisek, Scott. “Reviews: Orly Genger/ Carolyn Carr,” MODERN PAINTERS (April

2010    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)

2009    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

2008    MacAdam, Barbara A. "The Shape Of Things To Come," ARTNEWS (April, 2008)

            Bishop, Philip. Review, ORLANDO SENTINEL (March 23, 2008)

2007    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)

2006    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)

2005    "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)

2004    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,

2003    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"