Rob Wynne

Lives and works in New York, NY


2013           Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida, "The Green Ray"

2012           Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA, "Quiver"
                  JGM.Galerie, Paris, France " REMEMBER ME"

f2011           Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa. "INCOGNITO" (catalogue)

2009           IN THE AIR, Rebecca Ibel, Columbus, Ohio
                  Gavlak Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL "KISMET"
                  JGM Galerie, Paris, France, "Artificial Paradise" (catalogue)

2008           Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. "LIKE THE FLICKERING OF A CANDLE" (catalogue)

2007           DIOR, Paris, France, Installation (headquarters Av Montaigne) Dust Gallery,
                   Las Vegas, Nevada, "Wrecked"

2006            Craig Starr Associates, New York City, "The Heartbeat of a Bird"

2004             JGM Galerie, Paris, France, "Imitation and Disguise"
                     Galerie Oliver Schweden, Munich, Germany, "Almost Nothing"

2002            Galerie Oliver Schweden, Munich, Germany, "Selected Words"

2001             Galerie Edward Mitterrand, Geneva, Switzerland
                    Rebecca Ibel Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, "Rob Wynne: New Work"
                    Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, "Rob Wynne:
                    A Careless Rendezvous"

1999             Rebecca Ibel Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, "Breathe"
                    Galerie Oliver Schweden, Munich, Germany, "Rob Wynne:
                    Thread Drawings, Class & Ceramic Sculptures"
                    Holly Solomon Gallery, New York City, "You're Dreaming" (through January 2000)

1998            Galerie Marion Meyer, Paris, France, "Rob Wynne: Photographs and Wallpaper"
                    JGM Galerie, Paris, France, "Rob Wynne: Glass Sculpture and Word Drawings
1997            Galerie Oliver Schweden, Munich, Germany (catalogue)
                    Galerie Pierre Nouvion, Monaco, "Word Pictures and Silhouettes"

1995            Galerie Malka Lallouz, Los Angeles
                      Holly Solomon Gallery, New York City, "Sleepwalking"

1994            Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York City, "Window Shopping"
                    Galerie Samuel Lallouz, Montreal, Canada
                    Elga Wimmer Gallery, New York City

1991            Harcus Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts

1989            Patricia Hamilton Gallery, New York City

1988            Patricia Hamilton Gallery, New York City

1981            The Kitchen, New York City, "Sphere Redux" (installation)

2013            “Word" Tom Linson / Kong Contemporary, NYC

2012            “Alchemy" 7 Eleven Gallery, NYC

2012            “You Would" Kathleen Cullen Gallery, NYC

2011            “A Sentimental Education" Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach FL
                    “Super Vision”, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
                    “January White Sale”, Loretta Howard Gallery, Curated by Beth Rudin deWoody,
                     NYC (catalogue)

2010            “Art Basel Miami Beach”, Gavlak Gallery, Rob Wynne and Marilyn Minter
                    “A Two Gallery Teacup Show”, Turtle Point Press and Rose Burungham Living Room, NYC
                    “Foundation for Contemporary Art”, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, NYC
                    “Consider The Oyster”, James Graham and Sons, New York,
                     September 23-October 30, curated by Ingrid Dinter
                     Multiple Pleasures: Functional Objects In Contemporary Art, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery,
                     New York, NY curated by Nathalie Karg / Cumulus Studios
                     NATURAL RENDITIONS, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY
                     WE BETWEEN THE LINES, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY curated by Liz Parks
                     NEW LIGHT, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
                     MAKE YOURSELF AT HOME, 7Eleven Gallery, New York, NY
                     REFLECTION, Nathan Bernstein & Co. New York, NY (Catalogue)
                     THINK PINK, Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida (Catalogue)

2009             KREEMART, Rob Wynne, Marina Abramovic, Mickalene Thomas,Leandro Ehrlich,
                     Haunch of Venison, NY.,NY.
                     FIGMENT, Kumukumu, Curated by Florence Uchida, NY.,N.Y.
                     Kim Light/Light Box & Maloney Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA, "Blue Blue"
                     Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, "Sparkle & Glitter"
                     Gavlak Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL, "Dilettantes, Dandies, and Divas"

2008             Cheim & Read, New York, NY, "I Won't Grow Up" curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody
                     Otero Plassart Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, "Anthology"
                     Dinter Fine Art, New York, NY, "How to Cook a Wolf: Part One"
                     Otero Plassart Gallery, Los Angeles, CA "GETTING OUT OUR DREAMS"
                     Centre PasquArt Kunsthaus, Seevorsdat, Switzerland, "GOLD IN CONTEMPRARY ART"

2007             DINTERFINEART, New York,N.Y. "death & love in MODERN TIMES"
                     The FIREPLACE Project, East Hampton, N.Y. "What's your hobby?"
                     Curated by Beth DeWoody
                     Biennale Estuaire Nantes, Saint Nazaire, "Rouge Baiser" Nantes, France
                     Pierre Berge & Associates, Brussels, Belgium "The editions of the Carpe Diem Press"
                     The Gallery at Salvatore Ferragamo, New York, N.Y. "Water," curated by Blair Voltz Clarke

2006             "Under Construction," curated by Barbara MacAdam
                      Rebecca Ibel Gallery, Columbus, Ohio "Stop Thinking"

2005             Georgia Museum of Fine Art, Athens, Georgia, 1/15/05 – 3/20/05
                     McNay Art Museum, Austin, Texas, 5/18/05 – 8/14/05
                     Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California, 9/10/05 – 10/31/05
                     Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 2/06/06 – 5/14/06
                     "High Drama: Eugene Berman and the Legacy of the Melancholic Sublime,"
                     curated by Michael Duncan (catalogue)
                     Stadtische Museum, Heilbronn, Germany, 8/05 - 9/05
                     Kunsthalle, Emden,Germany, 10/05 - 1/06
                     Museum Liner, Appenzell, Switzerland, 1/06 - 4/06
                     "The Upper Half" (catalogue)
                     Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, N.Y.
                     "Walls 'n Things," selected by Clarissa Dalrymple
                     Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, N.Y. Artists Pick
                     The Leubsdorf Gallery at Hunter College, New York City,
                     "Heavenly, or A Slice of White" (catalogue)
                     Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, N.Y., "Glass, Seriously," curated by Lilly Wei

2004             Instituto de Artes Graficas de Oaxaca (IAGO), Oaxaca, Mexico, Carpe Diem Artists Books
                     Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, Print Publisher's Spotlight: Carpe Diem Press
                     Frederick Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University
                     Los Angeles, California, "Art and Illusion"
                     Rebecca Ibel Gallery, Columbus Ohio, Rob Wynne and Stephen Mueller
                     ACC Galerie, Weimar, Germany, "Gluck/Luck"
                     Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas, Carpe Diem Editions

2003             Kunsthalle Luitpold Block, Munich, Germany, "Gluck/Luck"
                     Volume, New York City, "Reading:Material"
                     Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, California, "NYPD"
                     Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana
                     The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, "On the Wall" (catalogue)
                     Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York City, "launched"
                     Francis Naumann Fine Art, New York City, "The Haunted Recurring ghost"
                     BALTIC The Center for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, England,
                     Artist's Books, "Outside of a Dog"

2002             Galleria D'arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy, "Officina/America" (catalogue)
                     Galerie Edward Mitterrand, Geneva, Switzerland, "Portraits"

2001             Galeria Espace d'Art Yvonamor Palix, Mexico City, Mexico, "Contemporary
                     Artists, Contemporary Weaving: New Works from Teotitlan del Valle, Oaxaca"
                     Rupert Goldsworthy Gallery, New York City, "Rob Wynne and Elisabeth Kley"
                     Rebecca Ibel Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, "Reflection"

2000             Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, "Minding Glass"
                     The Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami,
                     "American Art Today: Fantasies & Curiosities," curated by Dahlia Morgan (catalogue)

1999            Holly Solomon Gallery, New York City, "Past Forward"
                    The Mayor Gallery, London, "Hollybury USA," curated by Kim MacConnel
                    The Fifth International, New York City, "The Salon of 1999"
                    Musée Vendeen, Fontenay-le-Comte Frac des Pays de la Loire, France,"Oh! cet echo"

1998             Center Gallery of Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, "Food Matters"
                     E. S. Vandam, New York City, "Food Matters," curated by Stuart Horodner and Saul Ostrow
                     James Graham & Sons, New York City, "Wishful Thinking"
                     Carre d'Art Bibliothèque, Nimes, France, "Le Corps du Livre" (catalogue)
                     P.S.1 Institute for Contemporary Art, Long Island City, New York, "Vertical Painting"

1997             Holly Solomon Gallery, New York City, "John Baldessari, Nam June Paik, Jack Pierson,
                     Andy Warhol, Rob Wynne
                     Guerlain Fondation d'Art Contemporain, Les Mesnuls, France, "Le Jardin Complice de l'Art
                     Karen McCready Fine Art, New York City, "Drawn and Quartered,"
                     curated by Michael Steinberg A/D, New York City, "Woven in Oaxaca" (catalogue)

1995             Elga Wimmer Gallery, New York City, "Summer Group"
                     Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada, "A-DRESS"
                     Museum at F.I.T., New York City, "Fashion Is a Verb"
                     Dortmunder Kunstverein, Dortmunder, Germany, "Outside/Inside"

1994             Elga Wimmer Gallery, New York City, "Outside/Inside"
                     Holly Solomon Gallery, New York City

1993              Palm Beach Museum of Art, Lake Worth, Florida, "Art, Money & Myth"
                      Amy Lipton Gallery, New York City, "The Animal in Me"
                      The Drawing Center, New York City, "Cadavre Exquis"

1992              Elga Wimmer Gallery, New York City, "Byron, Hicks, Balth, Wynne"
                      P.S.1 Museum, Long Island City, New York, "Slow Art: Painting in New York Now"

1990              Jason McCoy Gallery, New York City
                      Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, "The Unique Print" (catalogue)
                      Galerie AB, Paris, France, "Video Image Painting" (catalogue)
                      Musée de Gravelines, Gravelines, France, "La Bibliothèque Imagines De Collectif Generation"

1986              P.S.1 Museum, Long Island City, New York, "About Place: Contemporary American Landscape"

1984              Cable Gallery, New York City

1980              Cooper-Hewitt Museum, New York City, "Electroworks"
                      Rochester Museum of Contemporary Photography, Rochester, New York
                      Canadian Center for Photography and Film, Toronto, Canada
                      Everson Museum, Syracuse, New York, "Alternated Imaging Systems"

1979              P.S.1 Museum, Long Island City, New York

Locks Gallery, Philadelphia,PA. with an interview with Alice Quinn, director of
The Poetry Society of America
"IN COG NITO", 2011
Nathan Bernstein & Co., New York, NY "Reflection", 2010
Artificial Paradise, Story by AM Homes, JGM Galerie, Paris, France, 2009
Like the Flickering of a Candle, Essay by Carter Ratcliff, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2009
DESSINS New York, Collection Guerlain, 2008
GLASS, SERIOUSLY, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs, L.I.C. NY curated by Lilly Wei, 2005
Die Obere Halfte, Stadtische Museen, Heilbronn, Germany, Editions Braus, 2005
High Drama: Eugene Berman and the Legacy of the Melancholic Sublime by
Michael Duncan, The Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas,
Hudson Hills Press, NY and Manchester, 2005
On the Wall: Contemporary Wallpaper, co-published by The Fabric Workshop and Museum
The Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, 2003
La Collection du Frac des Pays de la Loire 2002, 
Ministere de la Culture et de la Communication, France, 2002
Le Corps du Livre, Carre d'Art Bibliothèque, Nimes, France
American Art Today: Fantasies & Curiosities,
The Art Museum at Florida International University,
Miami, essays by Dominique Nahas and Elena Bertoli, 2000
Rob Wynne: "afterglow," text by Francis Naumann and David Rimanelli, Galerie Oliver
Schweden, Munich, Germany
Le Jardin Complice de l'Art, text by Sydney Picasso, curated by Daniel Sciora, Fondation d'Art
Contemporain Daniel et Florence Guerlain, Les Mesnuls, France
Apocalyptic Wallpaper, Donna De Salvo, Annetta Massie, essay by Gil Saunders,
Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1997                  
L'Art à la Page, Chateau Musée Gagnes-Sur-Mer, France
Livres d'Artistes de "Collectif Generation," Center for Book Arts, New York
The Unique Print: 70s into 90s, Clifford Ackley,
Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
Video Image Painting, Galerie AB, Paris, France
About Place: Contemporary American Landscape, Edward Leffingwell,
PS1, Museum, Long Island City, New York
Electroworks, Marilyn McCray, International Museum of Photography, Rochester, New York
Alternative Imaging Systems, Everson Museum, Syracuse, New York
Copyart, Richard Marek Publishers, New York

Philadelphia Inquirer, by Edith Newhall, Sep 2011
ARTNET, by Linda Yablonsky, 2011 
PLAYBOY, by James Imbronco, July/Aug 2009
HOLLANDS DIEP, Tear of Glass by A.M. Homes, Dec.09/Jan.10
Paris Capitale, April 2009
Le Magazine, March 2009
Art News, April 2009
Art in America, March 2009
Architectural Digest, February 2008
Mallery Roberts Morgan. "Dior,J'Adore" Interior Design Magazine, February 2008
Marina Pignatelli. "Manhattan Con Brio" Architectural Digest Italy, February 2008
William V. Ganis. "Making The Cut" Glass Magazine, Spring 2008
Penelope Green. "Kips Bay, Where Everything Glitters"
The New York Times, April 19, 2007 P.6
David Coleman. "The Next Garde" New York Magazine, May 21,2007 P.100-104
Leffingwell, Edward. Review, Art in America, November 2006
MacAdam, Alfred. Review, ARTnews, November 2006
"The Art Universe," Vanity Fair, November, pp. 310–11. 2006
"Rob Wynne: The Heartbeat of a Bird: Through Glass Darkly" by Stephen Mueller,
Gay City News, September 2006
Hunt, Lisa. "Un Sogno Color Arancio," Architectural Digest, Italy, pp. 142–45. 2005
Morgan, Robert. "Who Takes Art Seriously?" Glass, pp. 27–33. 2005
"Profile: Peter Marino," Architectural Digest, France, p. 118. 2005
Review, Houston Chronicle, June 26. 2004
"The Metamorphoses of Rob Wynne," Review. Le Figaro, May 28. 2004
MacAdam, Barbara. "Back to the Wall," ARTnews, December, pp.104–5. 2003
Wei, Lilly. "Kismet." Review, ARTnews, November. 2002
Johnson, Ken. "Kismet." Review, The New York Times, September 6 2002
Hall, Jacqueline. "Fragments of Past in New Settings," Columbus Dispatch (Ohio),
Visual Arts Section, p. F8, Sunday, January 21. 2001
Robinson, Walter. "Weekend Update," (on-line magazine) 2001
Starker, Melissa. "Design for Living: Artist Rob Wynne Finds Abstract
Thought in Craft Materials and Home Accessories,"
Columbus Alive (Ohio), Arts Section, p. 12. 2001
Kley, Elisabeth. "Wynne's Dream Logic," Art in America, May, pp. 134–39, 177. 2000
MacAdam, Alfred. "Rob Wynne," ARTnews, January. 2000
Mogensen, Else. "Ung New York-Kunst som episke lignerser
(Young New York Art as Epic Parabels), "Hrymfaxe (Denmark), December, pp. 16–23. 2000
Viladas, Pilar. "Floats Like a Butterfly," The New York Times Magazine,
February 20, pp. 51–56. 2000
"Critic's Picks," The Village Voice, November 30. 1999
Johnson, Ken. "Critic's Picks: Rob Wynne," The New York Times,
Weekend Section, December 17. 1999
Milford, Matthew. Review. December 1, p. 57. 1999
Lyttelton, Celia. "New Wave Art," Tatler, Performance/Art Section. 1999
Yablonsky, Linda. "Rob Wynne: 'You're Dreaming,'" TimeOut New York,
December 16–30, p. 116. 1999
MacAdam, Barbara. "Where the Dinosaurs Are The Old Masters," ARTnews,
March, pp. 162–67. 1998
 "Writing on the Rug," ARTnews, September, p. 39. 1998
Dorsey, John. "The Importance and Reality of Illusion," The Sun, October 21, p. 3E. 1997 
Kastner, Jeffrey. "The 'Louvre' Boat," ARTnews, April, p. 36. 1997 
"Kunst Tapetentraume," Focus, September, p. 156. 1997 
Marella, Spring Issue, Number 4, pp. 53, 54. 1997 
"Schlafwandeln Bei Rob," Elle Decoration, September/October, p. 23. 1997 
Levin, Kim. "Voice Choices," The Village Voice, April 30. 1996
Mahoney, Robert. "Couching Meaning," Cover Magazine, Summer, p. 12. 1996
Muchnic, Suzanne. Review, ARTnews, December 1996
The New Yorker, April 29 and May 6 1996
Princenthal, Nancy. Review, Art in America, September 1996
Gardner, Paul. Review, ARTnews, December 1994 
The New York Times, "A Fashion Gallery: Eight New York Artists Interpret the
New York Fall Collections," September 1994
Adams, Brooks. "'Slow Art' at P.S. 1," Art in America, October, p. 154. 1992 
Liebman, Lisa. "'Slow Art' at P.S. 1," Interview Magazine, May, p. 63. 1992 
"Inner Currents," The Sciences Magazine, New York. 1991 
Heartney, Eleanor. Review, ARTnews, January, p. 172. 1990 
The New Yorker, August 6. 1990 
"Liquid Asset," The Sciences Magazine, New York. 1989 
Leffingwell, Edward. "A Navigator's Code: The Paintings of Rob Wynne,"
Arts Magazine, March, pp. 58–59. 1988
Levin, Kim. The Village Voice, February 17. 1988
Brenson, Michael. The New York Times, March 19. 1986 
Ginsberg, Merle. Soho News, November 10. 1981 
Glueck, Grace. The New York Times, November 27.1981 

Inventing Marcel Duchamp, The Dynamics of Portraiture, National Portrait Gallery,
Smithsonian Institution Washington D.C., 2009 
WALLPAPER by Carolle Thibout-Pomerantz, Flammarion Editions, 2009 
VANITAS 2, edited by Vincent Katz, New York, N.Y., 2007 
BY HAND (The Use of Craft in Contemporary Art), Shu Hung and Joseph Magliara, editors.
Princeton Architectural Press, N.Y., 2006 
"About the Art of Looking" by Gabriele Czoppan. In Encountering Art, The Miho Museum,
Shigaraki, Japan. The Overlook Press, Woodstock & New York., 2001 
Taste, Nostalgia, edited by Allen S. Weiss. Lusitania Press., 1998 

Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio
The Museum of Modern Art, New York City
The Whitney Museum of Art, New York City
The N.Y. Public Library, The Spencer Collection, New York City
The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
La Collection de Frac des Pays de la Loire
Fondation D'Art Contemporain Guerlain
Bibliothèque National, Paris


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