Mark Lombardi  (American, 1951-2000) 

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Mark Lombardi Biography
1951   Born in Syracuse, NY
1974   B.A. (Art History) Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
2000   Died in New York
Selected Exhibitions
2006 - 2007   Keeping Secrets, a traveling exhibition organized by Hayward Gallery, England. Curated by Richard Grayson. (solo)
2006   Drawings: Bruce Conner, Jacob El Hanani, Mark Lombardi, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
2006   Down By Law, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Curated by Bernadette Corporation.
2005 - 2006   Building and Breaking the Grid, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2005 - 2006   Looking at Words: The Formal Presence of Text in Modern and Contemporary Works on Paper, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
2005   Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil (macg), Mexico City, Vivisección, Dibujo contemporáneo (Curated by Marisol Argüelles)
2005   Traveling, The Art of Aggression: Iraqui Stories and Other Tales, Curated by Robert Hobbs and Jean Crutchfield:he Reynolds Gallery, Richmond Virginia
2005   The Moore Space, Miami, FL
2003 - 2005   Global Networks, a traveling exhibition organized by Independent Curators International, New York. Curated by Robert Hobbs. (Kat.) (solo)
2003 - 2005   Mark Lombardi: Global Networks, a traveling exhibition organized by Independent Curators International, New York. Curated by Robert Hobbs. (Catalogue) Opening at Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. January 2003 Other locations include: Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH; Jean Paul Slusser Gallery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; The Drawing Center, NY, NY;Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IO (solo)
2004   Intense Focus, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2004   American Fine Arts, Election (Organized by James Meyer)
2004   The Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program (ISP), Shifting Alliances
2004   German Hygiene Museum, Dresden, The Ten Commandments (Curated by Klaus Biesenbach and Ellen Blumenstein)
2004   O.K.-Centrum, Linz, Austria, Open House
2004   South First, Brooklyn, NY
2003   NGBK, Berlin, Germany (Kat.), World Watchers
2003   Atrium Gallery at the University of Connecticut Storrs and University of Connecticut Stamford, Doing Business: Dysfunctional Corporate Culture
2003   CAC (The Contemporary Arts Center), Cincinnati, OH, Somewhere better than this place (Kat.)
2003   Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France, GNS Global Navigation System (Kat.)
2003   The Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancourver, Canada, For the Record: Drawing Contemporary Life (Kat.)
2003   Galerie Christian Nagel, Köln, Germany, Haupt-und Nebenwege
2003   Axel Raben Gallery, New York, NY, Lost Worlds Apocalyptic & Utopian Visions
2003   Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY, High and Inside (curated by Maurice Tuchman, Kat.)
2003   Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York, NY, American Dream (Kat.)
2003   The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY, Living Inside the Grid (Kat.)
2003   Black & White Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, The Incredible Lightness of Being (curated by Phong Bui)
2003   Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY, Preparatory Drawings (Kat.) (solo)
2003   World Watchers, NGBK, Berlin, Germany (upcoming) (Catalogue)
2003   Global Priority, The Herter Art Gallery at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA Curated by Grady Gerbracht and Susan Jahoda
2003   Somewhere better than this place, CAC (The Contemporary Arts Center), Cincinnati, OH (Catalogue)
2003   GNS Global Navigation System, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France (Catalogue)
2003   For the Record: Drawing Contemporary Life, The Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
2003   Lost Worlds Apocalyptic & Utopian Visions, Axel Raben Gallery, New York, NY
2003   High and Inside, curated by Maurice Tuchman, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
2003   privat I öffentlich, Häusler Contemporary, München, Germany
2003   American Dream, Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York, NY (Catalogue)
2003   Preparatory Drawings, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY (Catalogue) (solo)
2002   The 8th Baltlic Triennial of International Art, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania, Center of Attraction (Kat.)
2002   Joseph Helman Gallery, New York, NY, Overt Operation
2002   La Plage, Neuchatel, Switzerland, Strategy
2002   Centre d’Art Contemporain GENEVE, Switzerland, Libres Echanges / Material World
2002   Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, MO, Terra Incognita: Contemporary Artist’s Maps and Other Visual Organizing Systems
2002   Graduate Center of the City University of New York, NY, Empire / State: Artists Engaging Globalization (curated Exhibition, Whitney Museum Independent Study Program)
2000   Sorenson Center for the Arts, Babson Park, MA, Silent Partners (solo)
2000   Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA, In Memory (solo)
2000   Silent Partners, Sorenson Center for the Arts, Babson Park, MA (solo)
2000   In Memory, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA (solo)
1999   Vicious Circles: Drawings, Deven Golden Fine Art, New York (solo)
1999   Deven Golden Fine Art, New York, NY, Vicious Circles: Drawings (solo)
1998   Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, NY, Silent Partners (solo)
1998   Museum of Contemporary Art, Washington, D.C., Crossing the Line: 1994-8 (solo)
1996   Lawndale Art and Performance Center, Houston, TX, Over The Line: Drawings 1994-6 (solo)
1996   Over the Line: Drawings 1994-6, Lawndale Art and Performance Center, Houston, TX (solo)
Literature
  Laura Auricchio, “Connecting the dots: Mark Lombardi unravels webs of conspiracy at the Drawing Center, Time Out NY, November 20–27, 2003. p.86 (illus.)
  Michael Kimmelman, “Webs Connecting the Power Brokers, the Money and, Ultimately, the World,”
  The New York Times, November 14, 2003. p.E36 (illus.)
  Tan Lin, “Following the Money,” Art in America, November 2003. pp. 142-147, 177 (illus.)
  Eleanor Heartney, “The Sinister Beauty of Global Conspiracies: Mark Lombardi’s Delicate Drawings Show
  Everything’s Connected (and Not in a Good Way),” The New York Times, Sunday Arts Section, October 26, 2003. p. AR31 (illus.)
  Elena Sorokina, “Williamsburg–das New Yorker Galerienwunder,” Junge Kunst, Nr. 56, Fall 2003. pp.22-27 (illus.)
  Stéphane Roussel, “Polyculture de l’imaginaire,” Art Contemporain, 05-11 September, 2003.
  Elisabeth Wetterwald, “GNS, Palais de Tokyo,” Art Press, September 2003.
  Genevieve Breerette, “Des geographies imaginaries dominées par l’informatique,” Le Monde, 15 August, 2003.