Timeline

1949
Born, Pasadena, California
1971
B.A. Visual Arts, with honors, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla

Exhibitions

2006
“The Downtown Show, The New York Art Scene, 1974-1984,” Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York, NY
2006
The 181st Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, NY
2006
The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center, Honolulu, Hawaii
2006
“Ten Plus Ten: Revisiting Pattern and Decoration,” The University Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
2006
“Robert Kushner,” Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
2006
“Robert Kushner: Winter Bouquets,” Sandy Carson Gallery, Denver, CO
2006
“Robert Kushner: Red Series,” Yoshiaki Inoue Gallery, Osaka, Japan
2005
“Robert Kushner,” Gallery Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL
2005
“Robert Kushner,” Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke, MA
2005
“Art and the Garden: Post-War and Contemporary Paintings of the Garden,” September 22-October 31, 2005, Spanierman Gallery, New York, NY
2005
“Artwear: Fashion and Anti-fashion,” Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA
2005
“Collage: Signs & Surfaces,” Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY
2005
“Multiflorous, A Spring Affair,” Edward Throp Gallery, New York, NY
2005
“Blooming: A Summer Garden for the Picking,” Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.
2004
“Robert Kushner: Opening Doors,”DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY
2004
“Robert Kushner: New BYOBU Paintings,” Takada Gallery, San Francisco, CA and Yoshiaki Inoue Gallery, Osaka, Japan
2003
“Robert Kushner - Sliding Doors: Homage to John Cage,” DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY
2001
“Century City: Art and Culture in the Modern Metropolis,” Tate Modern , London, England
2001
“Patterns: Between Object and Arabesque,” Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense, Denmark. Traveled to: Pori Art Museum, Pori, Finland
2001
The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii
1999
“Robert Kushner: Silk Leaves/Paper Flowers,” Bellas Artes, Sante Fe, NM
1999
“WILDFlowers,” Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
1999
“Flowers for the Opening,” Frontstore, Basel, Switzerland
1999
“The American Century: Art and Culture, 1900-2000,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1998
“Robert Kushner: 25 Years of Making Art,” New Jersey Center For Visual Arts, Summit, NJ
1998
“Food” (Curated by Catherine Morris), White Columns, New York, NY
1997
“Art/Fashion,” Guggenheim Museum Soho, New York, NY
1997
“A Prayer for Peace: Robert Kushner and Hiroshi Senju,” Hiroshima Prefectural Museum, Japan
1997
“The Pleasure of it All: Robert Kushner’s Flower Paintings,” Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
1997
“Thirty-Five Years at Crown Point Press: Making Prints, Doing Art,” The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. and Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, CA, Palace of the Legion of Honor
1996
“American Art Today: Images from Abroad,” The Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, FL
1996
“Celestial Banquet,” The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
1995
“Division of Labor: ‘Women’s Work’ in Contemporary Art,” The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY. Traveled to: Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
1995
“Risarcimento: Artisti Contemporanei Per Gli Uffizi,” The Uffizi Gallery, Florence, Italy
1995
“Mille Fleurs: A Cornucopia of New Paintings,” Midtown Payson Galleries, New York, NY
1995
“Robert Kushner Paintings and Monoprints,” Barbara Scott Gallery, Miami Beach, FL
1995
“Robert Kushner: Paintings and Drawings,” Parchman Stremmel Galleries, San Antonio, TX
1994
“Robert Kushner: Works on Paper,” Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY
1994
“Robert Kushner: Works on Paper,” Gallery APA, Nagoya, Japan
1994
“Robert Kushner: New Etchings,” Crown Point Press, San Francisco, CA
1994
“Neo Rimpa: Robert Kushner & Hiroshi Senju,” Gallery Inoue & Yoshiaki Inoue Gallery,
1994
“Pele’s Garden: Recent Monoprints,” Quartet Editions, New York, NY; Gallerie OZ, Paris, France; Blancpain/Stepczynski Galerie, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
1993
“Robert Kushner, Japanese Ceramics,” Yoshiaki Inoue Gallery, Osaka, Japan.
1993
“Robert Kushner,” Holly Solomon Gallery, New York, NY
1993
“Forcing the Spring,” Floria/Brown Gallery, Woody Creek, CO (solo)
1993
“Seasons,” Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ (solo)
1992
Timothy Brown Fine Art, Aspen, CO (solo)
1992
Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense, Denmark (solo)
1992
Yoshiaki Inoue Gallery, Osaka, Japan (solo)
1992
“Four Seasons,” Midtown Payson Galleries, New York, NY (solo)
1991
“Perennial Diary,” Holly Solomon Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1991
“Seasonal Furbelows: A One Year Installation,” The American Craft Museum, New York, NY (solo)
1991
“Leaves,” First Gallery, Moscow, Russia (solo)
1990
Gloria Luria Gallery, Bay Harbor Islands, FL (solo)
1990
Michael Lord Gallery, Milwaukee, WI (solo)
1990
“Opulent Subversions,” Holly Solomon Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1990
Gallery Basque, Fukuoka, Japan. Traveled through 1991 to: American Cultural Centers in Tokyo, Sapporo, Osaka, and Nagoya, Japan (solo)
1990
“Black and White Prints,” Crown Point Press, New York, NY (solo)
1989
The Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO (solo)
1989
Holly Solomon Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1989
“Silent Operas,” Staller Center for the Arts, SUNY, Stony Brook, NY (solo)
1988
“Robert Kushner: Paintings and Sculpture,” Iannetti-Lanzone Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1988
Michael Lord Gallery, Milwaukee, WI (solo)
1988
D. & J. Bittker Gallery, Birmingham, MI (solo)
1988
J.B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY (solo)
1987
“Robert Kushner: New Bronze Sculpture,” Holly Solomon Gallery, New York, NY
1987
Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA (solo)
1987
Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (solo)
1986
Rugg Road, Boston, MA (solo)
1986
Galerie Rudolf Zwirner, Cologne, Germany (solo)
1985
Holly Solomon Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1985
Galleria Capricorni, Venice, Italy (solo)
1985
Mayor Gallery, London, England (solo)