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:

2018                Deep End, C. Nichols Project, Los Angeles, CA

2015                After Malevich, MAMA gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2011                Paintings, Maloney Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

2004               Robert Levine, Superior (an exhibition space), Cleveland, OH

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:

 

2017

“Space is the Place”, C. Nichols Project, Los Angeles, CA

“Before it Becomes Storage, We Call it Art”, Gagosian Storage Shed, Beverly Hills, CA

“Lift Off”, Rio Hondo College Art Gallery, Whittier, CA

 

2016               

“Strange Powers”, ComplexCon, Long Beach, CA

TRI(ed), Revisiting TRI Gallery, Wilding Cran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

2015               

“Palm Beach Summer Show”, 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

 

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

“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

                         

1995   

“ 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

 

1993               

“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

 

1989               

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

 

References:

2018

Zellen, J. (2018, August 9). August 9, 2018, Robert Levine at C. Nichols Project. http://whatsonlosangeles.com/pick.html

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

 

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