Rob Wynne

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Art Basel Miami Beach, 2010
Installation view
Art Basel Miami Beach, 2010
Installation view

Rob Wynne




Lives and works in New York, NY

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2013 Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida, "The Green Ray"
2012 Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA, "Quiver"
2012 JGM.Galerie, Paris, France " REMEMBER ME"
2011 Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa. "INCOGNITO" (catalogue)
2009 IN THE AIR, Rebecca Ibel, Columbus, Ohio
2009 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)

Selected Group Exhibitions

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
2011 “Super Vision”, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2011 “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
2010 “A Two Gallery Teacup Show”, Turtle Point Press and Rose Burungham Living Room, NYC
2010 “Foundation for Contemporary Art”, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, NYC
2010 “Consider The Oyster”, James Graham and Sons, New York, September 23-October 30, curated by Ingrid Dinter
2010 Multiple Pleasures: Functional Objects In Contemporary Art, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY curated by Nathalie Karg / Cumulus Studios
2010 NATURAL RENDITIONS, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY
2010 WE BETWEEN THE LINES, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY curated by Liz Parks
2010 NEW LIGHT, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2010 MAKE YOURSELF AT HOME, 7Eleven Gallery, New York, NY
2010 REFLECTION, Nathan Bernstein & Co. New York, NY (Catalogue)
2010 THINK PINK, Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida (Catalogue)
2009 KREEMART, Rob Wynne, Marina Abramovic, Mickalene Thomas,Leandro Ehrlich, Haunch of Venison, NY.,NY.
2009 FIGMENT, Kumukumu, Curated by Florence Uchida, NY.,N.Y.
2009 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" (catalogue)
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" (catalogue)
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" (catalogue)
1986 P.S.1 Museum, Long Island City, New York, "About Place: Contemporary American Landscape" (catalogue)
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

Catalogues

2011 Locks Gallery, Philadelphia,PA. with an interview with Alice Quinn, director of The Poetry Society of America, "IN COG NITO"
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 and 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
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
American Art Today: Fantasies & Curiosities, The Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, essays by Dominique Nahas and Elena Bertoli, 2000

Selected Bibliography

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

Publications

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

Public Collections

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