Jonathan Lasker

(American, b. 1948)

assertive existence by jonathan lasker

Jonathan Lasker

Assertive Existence, 1997

domestic setting by jonathan lasker

Jonathan Lasker

Domestic Setting, 2002

natural placement by jonathan lasker

Jonathan Lasker

Natural Placement, 2002



Born in Jersey City, NJ
1975 - 1977
School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California
First one-person show, Landmark Gallery, New York, NY
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Grant
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship Grant
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Grant
Honorary Visiting Professorship, The London Institute, London,UK
Lives and works in New York


Heute. Malerei, Kunstmuseum Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
Galleri Lars Bohman, Stockholm, Sweden
Out of Storage – Peintures de la Collection MUDAM, Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxemburg
Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin (solo)
Cheim & Read Gallery, New York (solo)
PAINT IT BLUE - Werke aus der ACT Art Collection / Siegfried Loch, Neues Museum Weserburg Bremen, Bremen, Germany
Contemporary, Cool and Collected, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
Conversations - Artist and Collector, North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND
Timothy Taylor Gallery, London (solo)
Galerie Sabine Knust - Maximilian Verlag, Munich, Germany (solo)


Brita Sachs, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, February 11, "Endlosschleifen: Jonathan Lasker bei Ropac in Salzburg", Illus: "The World is My Garden", color, p. 52
Johanna Hofleitner, Die Presse: Schaufenster, January 20, "Schauplätze: Jonathan Lasker bei Ropac", Illus: "The World Is My Garden", color, p.55
Susan Shatter, Annette Blaugrund and Nancy Malloy, The 181st Annual: An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary Art, catalogue essays for group exhibition at National Academy Museum, New York, paperbound, 159 pp., Illus: "Reasonable Assembly", color, p. 75
Mark Cheetham, Abstract Art Against Autonomy: Infection, Resistance, and Cure Since the 60s. Cambridge Univesity Press, hardbound, 177 pp.
Rupert Mason, Wessex Scene, May 9, 2006, "Abstract Art From Three Generations", Illus: "Canaletto", "Perspect Meadows", b/w
Brandon Taylor, Viewpoint, March 2006, "Freedom and Constraint: Three Painters at the Hansard", Illus: "Canaletto", b+w, p. 1
Serge Hautmann, DNA, April 15th, 2006, "Les affinities de Dejean et Gangloff"
CEAAC, Affinités: Cahier Pedagogique, Centre European d’Actions Artistiques Contemporaines (CEAAC), Illus: ""Town and Country", color, p. 18
Jonathan Lasker 1977-2003, Pinturas Dibujos Estudios, catalogue, Museo Nacional Centre de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
Raphael Rubinstein, A Quiet Crisis, Art in America, March, pp. 39-45