Timeline

1965
Born in New Jersey, USA
1985
New York Foundation for the Arts, Visual Arts Grant, Brooklyn, NY, USA
1986
New York Foundation for the Arts, Visual Arts Grant, Brooklyn, NY, USA
1990
BFA, School of Visual Arts, New York, USA
2003
American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY, USA
2005
New York Foundation for the Arts, Artist's Fellowship, Sculpture, New York, NY, USA
Lives and works in New York, USA

Exhibitions

2013
The System of Objects, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
2013
Das Unheimliche, DITTRICH & SCHLECHTRIEM, Berlin, Germany. (cat.) (solo)
2013
jam shot, DITTRICH & SCHLECHTRIEM, Berlin, Germany. (cat.) (solo)
2013
Robert Lazzarini, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, California, United States (solo)
2013
Robert Lazzarini (damage), Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY, United States (solo)
2013
funerary lions, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT, United States (solo)
2013
We Are Young, Laleh June Galerie Basel, Switzerland
2012
Robert Lazzarini, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY (solo)
2012
Fine Line, Workshop, Venice, Italy
2012
Riot, Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY
2012
Blind Cut, Marlborough Chelsea, NY
2011
Shotgun and targets, Yautepec, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
2011
Robert Lazzarini, Modern Art Museum Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX (solo)
2011
Next Wave, BAM, Brooklyn, NY
2011
Objet Dada, Edel Assanti, London, England
2011
Facemaker, Royal T, Los Angeles, CA
2011
When the Fairytale Never Ends, Ford Projects, New York, NY
2011
Time Wounds All Heels, White Flag Projects, St. Louis, MI
2011
New York Minute, Garage Center of Contemporary Culture, Moscow, Russia
2011
Honey is Sweeter than Blood, Laleh June Galerie, Basel, Switzerland
2011
Perception/Deception: Illusion in Contemporary Art, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE
2011
January White Sale, Curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody, Loretta Howard Gallery, New York, NY
2011
Modern Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX (solo)
2010
friendly-hostile-friendly, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2010
guns, knives, brass knuckles, FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY (solo)
2010
guns, knives, brass knuckles, Honor Fraser (solo)
2010
It Ain’t Fair, OHWOW, Miami, FL
2010
Lush Life, Salon 94 Freemans, New York, NY
2010
Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY
2010
Eye Spy, Playing with Perception, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
2010
Welcome to New York, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York
2010
Postermat, The Hole, NY
2010
Growing Pains, Charles De Jonghe, Brussels, Belgium
2010
American Still Life, Parrish Art Museum, South Hampton, NY
2010
Neither Swords Nor Plowshares, Cerritos College Art Gallery, Norwalk, CA
2010
Things Just Aren‘t The Way They Used To Be, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY
2010
Playing with Perception, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
2010
Both Sides of the Pulaski, Fine Art in Space, LIC, NY
2010
Hyping the Real, Stephane Simoens, Knokke-Zoute, Belgium
2010
Present Tense, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, Australia
2010
Satellites, Frieis Museum, Berlin, Germany
2009
The Figure and Dr. Freud, Haunch of Venison, New York, NY
2009
Inferno, Yautepec, Mexico City, Mexico
2009
Themes and Variation: Repetition in 21st Century Art, Cristin Tierney Fine Art, New York, NY
2009
We're All Gonna Die, Sue Scott Gallery, New York, NY
2009
Contemporary Prints: 1999 - 2009, Tsinghua University Museum, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
2009
Robert Lazzarini: guns and knives, Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT (solo)
2009
Wall Rockets, Albright-Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY
2008
Wall Rockets, FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY
2008
Transformed, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA
2008
Here's the Thing, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
2007
Attention to Detail, FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY
2007
Facades, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL
2007
Out of True, Byblos Art Gallery, Verona, Italy
2007
Contemporary Printing at the Crossroads, George Segal Gallery, Montclair University, NJ
2007
Orpheus Selection, PS1/MoMA, Long Island City, NY
2007
Davidson Collects: 1938 - Present, Davidson College, Davidson, NC
2007
Salon Nouveau, Engholm Engelhorn Gallery, Vienna, Austria
2006
Out of True, Byblos Gallery, Miami
2006
Six Feet Under, Kunsthalle, Berne, Switzerland
2006
Liquid Paper, Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA
2006
Somnambulist/Fabulist, Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY
2006
Slow Tech, Taipei Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan
2006
drawings, Joie Lassiter Gallery, Charlotte, NC
2006
Panic Room - Works from The Dakis Joannou Collection, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
2006
sewer covers, Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2006
drawings, Deitch Projects, New York, NY (solo)
2006
Robert Lazzarini: Seen/Unseen, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC (solo)
2006
untitled - Robert Lazzarini works on paper, Davidson College, Davidson, NC (solo)
2005
Crash. Pause. Rewind., Western Bridge, Seattle, WA
2004
Floor to Ceiling, Wall to Wall, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT
2004
Architecture Untethered, Numark Gallery, Washington, DC
2004
Beginning Here: 101 Ways, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY
2004
Revelation, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
2004
Open House, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
2003
Back in Black, Cohan, Leslie and Brown, New York, NY
2003
Nown, Woodstreet Galleries, Pittsburgh, PA
2003
robert lazzarini, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA (solo)
2002
Media City Biennial, Seoul, Korea
2002
2002 Media Art: Special Effects, Daejeon Municipal Museum of Art, Korea
2002
Strange Glue, Ratio 3, Brooklyn, NY
2001
Brent Sikemma, New York, NY
2001
Bitstreams, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2000
Block Artspace, MO
2000
Minutiae, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
2000
Haulin' Ass, Post Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2000
Multiple Sensations, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2000
studio, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY (solo)
1998
violin, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY (solo)

Public Collections

Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT
Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
The Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw, MI
The Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
The Utah Museum of Fine Arts, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Davidson College, Davidson, NC
The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
The Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover NH
The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
The Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
The Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart, IN
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
The Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
New School University, New York, NY
The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ