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ROBERT LEVINE

Born:   Pittsburgh, PA, 1962

 

Education:

 

California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA – M.F.A. 1988

Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA – B.F.A. 1984

Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY 1979-82

 

Solo Exhibitions:

 

2015   After Malevich, MAMA gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2011   Paintings, Maloney Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

2001   New Work, Finesilver Gallery, San Antonio, TX

2000   Broken Standard Pencil Structure, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA

1999   New Works on Paper, Sandroni Rey Gallery, Venice, CA

       Recent Sculpture, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

1998   Things Painted, Kantor Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1992   New Work, Thomas Solomon’s Garage, Los Angeles, CA

1990   New Work, Thomas Solomon’s Garage, Los Angeles, CA

1988   Post Facto Intentionalities, D-300, Calarts, Valencia, CA

 

Group Exhibitions:

 

2015  Palm Beach Summer Show 2015, GAVLAK, Palm Beach, FL

2014  Blessed Oblivion, GAVLAK, Palm Beach, FL

      Liquor Store, Paradise Garage, Venice, CA

      Capture the Rapture, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

 

2012  Mash Up, L&M Arts, Venice, CA

      In the Pink, Maloney Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

 

2011  disorder, Cal Crawford, Drew Heitzler, Robert Levine & Amanda Ross-Ho,

       Todd Madigan Gallery, California State University Bakersfield,

       Bakersfield, CA

      Kelly Barrie, Robert Levine, George Stoll, Mayberry+Walker &

       Greta Waller, Maloney Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

 

2010  Bubble and Squeak, The Happy Lion, Los Angeles, CA

      Make Like a Tree (Backyard Interventions), Claudia Bucher,

       Kim Lee Kahn, Robert Levine & Carrie Ungerman,

       Ungerman/Pinchev Residence, Los Angeles, CA

 

2009  I’m so Excited to be Talking to You, Denizen Design Gallery,

       Los Angeles, CA

      Group Show, Seomi & Tuus, Seoul, Korea

 

2008  at the Brewery Project: 1993-2007: the Finale,

       The Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

 

2007  Fleeing the Scene, Robert Levine, Pentti Monkkonen,

       Monique van Genderen, Tyler Vlahovich,Brian Wills,

       The Happy Lion, Los Angeles, CA

 

2005  A Single Channel Video Show, The Glendale College Art Gallery,

       Glendale CA

 

2004  Group Show, Beaker Gallery, Tampa, FL

      Robert Levine & Joe Fruce, Superior(an exhibition space), Cleveland, OH

 

2003  LA Black & White, (organized by Joe Jarrell) BGH Gallery,

       Santa Monica,   CA

      SEQUEL, Domestic Setting, Los Angeles, CA

 

2002  One, Superior (an exhibition space), Cleveland, OH

       Robert Levine, Claire McConaughy, William Radawec, Norjea Gallery,

       Akron, OH

 

2001  Group Show, Asterisk Gallery, Cleveland, OH

 

2000  08.30.00, Gallery 138, Kent State University, Kent, OH

      my kid could do that,  Ron Herman Fred Segal Melrose, Los Angeles, CA

 

1999  Dysfunctional Sculpture, Center Galleries, Detroit, MI

      mach schau, 1.2.F.U. Gallery, Akron, OH

      LIMITS, The Dollhouse Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (Also presented within

       Sig-alert, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ)

 

1998  r-town, VISCIO/Studios, Brooklyn, NY

      One Night Stand 4, Farmers Daughter Motel, Los Angeles, CA

 

1997  Group Show, Lemon Sky Projects, Los Angeles, CA

      Shelter, The Brandeis-Bardin Institute, Simi Valley, CA

      In the Pocket, Random Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

      GEN ART Winter Exhibition, Christie's, Los Angeles, CA

 

1997  domestic setting, POST, Los Angeles, CA

      domestic setting, The Sequel, Fine Arts Building, Los Angeles, CA

      100 Dollar Show, POST, Los Angeles, CA

      The $99 Store, Miller Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

      The Merry Month of May: Martha Benzing, Charles LaBelle, Robert Levine,

       REFUSALON,San Francisco, CA

      MARCH SIX, Ikon LTD., Los Angeles, CA

 

1996  Available Space, Gallery A, Santa Monica, CA

      JUNE 22, Tree/House - Domestic Setting, Los Angeles, CA

      Documenta, Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, CA

 

1995  December Twentieth, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

      Smells Like Vinyl, Roger Merians Gallery, New York, NY

      Ocupata, Bennett Roberts Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

      Breakdown: Michael Joachin Grey, Robert Levine, Rita McBride &

       Jorge Pardo, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA

      Labor and Leisure, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

      Six Points in Another Place, M•Y•T•H Series at the Brewery,

       Los Angeles, CA

      One Nail Show, 1529 Wellesley Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

      Salad Days, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

      Wayne Gonzales, Robert Levine, Eric Magnuson, TRI Gallery,

       Los Angeles, CA

      The Constructions of Reason, (organized by the Premio Internazionale

       FIAR), Palazzo della Permanente, Milan, Italy; Chiostro della Chesa di

       Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, Rome, Italy; Espace Cardin, Paris, France;

       The Academy of Italian Art and Design, London, England; UCLA Wight Art

       Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; National Academy of Design, New York, NY

 

1992  A Small Show, 1529 Wellesley Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

      Five Days, Thomas Solomon’s Garage, Los Angeles, CA

 

1990  Dede Bazyk, Jacci Den Hartog, Robert Levine & Patrick Nickell,

       Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles,CA

      Racing Thoughts, Thomas Solomon’s Garage, Los Angeles, CA

      3 New Installations for an Old Building, I.D.E.A., Sacramento, CA

 

References:

 

2015  Austin, Elizabeth, and Caroline Coderoni. ""After Malevich", at MAMA

       Gallery." Divulge Magazine. N.p., 13 May 2015. Web. 6 June 2015.

 

      Kupper, Oliver Maxwell. "After Malevich: A Q&A With Robert Levine

       Before His Solo Show @ MAMA Gallery." AUTRE. N.p., 9 May 2015. Web. 06

       June 2015.

 

2012  Ollman, Leah, "Time to Mix 'Em Up and Mash 'Em Up," Los Angles Times,

       July 20, 2012, p.D8

 

2011  Zellen, Jody, Robert Levine, New Work, Maloney Fine Art, MAY,2011

       Continuing and Recommended Exhibitions, Art Scene (artscenecal.com)

 

2009  Neykov, Vera, “I am so Excited to be Talking to You,” Artslant

 

2004  Kappes, John, “Robert Levine and Joe Fruce”, The Plain Dealer,

       Cleveland, OH,  p. J8 (section Sunday Arts)

 

2000  Tranberg, Dan, “Why?”, Cleveland Free Times, September 6-12, 2000,p. 65

 

1999  Hakanson Colby, Joy, ‘Dysfunctional Sculpture’ thrives on dislocated

       perceptions”, The Detroit News, September 20, 1999, Art Review

 

      Tysh, George, “Things Ain’t What They Used To Be,”  MetroTimes,

       Volume XIX, No. 49, September 8-14, 1999, p. 32 (illustration)

 

      Carter, Ann, "ROBERT LEVINE, Kantor Gallery, Los Angeles,"

       Zingmagazine, Volume 3, spring/summer 1999, p. 210 (illustration)

 

1998  Spaid, Sue, “Shelter: Artists Create for the Sukkah,” ART PAPERS,

       March/April Volume 22, Issue 2, p. 32

 

1997  Roche, Harry, “The Merry Month of May,” San Francisco Bay Guardian,

       May 21, 1997, (Art-Museums & Galleries section)

 

1996  “Documenta,” Exhibition catalogue, Essay by Marilu Knode,

       Huntington Beach, CA, Huntington Beach Art Center, (illustration)

 

1994  “Breakdown,” exhibition catalogue, Essay by Kathryn Kanjo,

       La Jolla, CA, MCA, San Diego, CA, (illustrations)

 

      Ollman, Leah, “Breakdown Defines a Lesser Matter,” Los Angeles Times,

       April 30, 1994, p. F-10

 

      Wilmoth, Charles, “Looking For a Good Idea, Breakdown at the MCA,

       San Diego,”  Artweek, June 23, 1994, Volume 25, Number 12, p. 16

 

      Zyzzyva, Spring 1994, Volume X, Number 1, p. 123 (illustration)

 

1993  Wilson, William, “Local Traditions Alive in FIAR Exhibit,”

       Los Angeles Times, February 6, 1993,  p. F-6

 

1992  “Art Under 30: FIAR International Prize,” Exhibition catalogue,

       Essay by Marc Selwyn, p. 142,  (illustration pp. 158-159)

 

1991  Maslon, Laura, “Finds,” Los Angeles Magazine, December, Volume 36,

       Number 12, p.52, (illus.)

 

1989  Dalkey, Victoria, “A Space for Ideas,” The Sacramento Bee,

       February 26,  pp. 17-18