• Robert Longo, Installation view: Proof: Francisco Goya, Sergei Eisenstein, Robert Longo, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia, 2016, photo: Alexei Naroditsky, © Garage Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Robert Longo, Forest of Doxa, 2013, Charcoal on mounted paper, 70 x 116 inches / 177.8 x 294.6 cm
  • Robert Longo, Untitled (Swimmer, Homage to Hokusai), 2013, Charcoal on mounted paper, 69 x 105 inches / 175.3 x 266.7 cm
  • Robert Longo, Installation view: The Capitol Project. The Aldrich Contemporary Museum of Art, Ridgefield, CT, USA. 2013. Photo: Chad Kleitsch
  • Robert Longo, Untitled (Berlin Flag), 2012, Charcoal on heavyweight paper mounted on honeycomb aluminium, 60 x 120 inches / 152.4 x 304.8 cm
  • Robert Longo, Untitled (Day of Action, OWS), 2012, Charcoal on heavyweight paper mounted on honeycomb aluminium, 70 x 120 inches / 177.8 x 304.8 cm
  • Robert Longo, Study of Rocker (KISS), 2012, Ink and charcoal on vellum, 19 1/4 x 16 inches / 48.9 x 40.6 cm
  • Robert Longo, Study of GTO, 2012, Ink and charcoal on vellum, 11 3/4 x 20 inches / 29.8 x 50.8 cm
  • Robert Longo, Study of KKK, 2012, Ink and charcoal on vellum, 13 1/4 x 21 inches / 33.7 x 53.3 cm
  • Robert Longo, Study of the Capitol, 2012, Ink and charcoal on vellum, 14 1/4 x 20 inches / 36.2 x 50.8 cm
  • Robert Longo, Untitled (President Obama) part of Charcoal Drawing. Homage to Hans Haacke, 2012, Charcoal on mounted paper, 99 3/4 x 42 inches / 253.4 x 106.7 cm
  • Robert Longo, Untitled (Tea Party, based on a photograph by Christopher Anderson) Triptych, part of Charcoal Drawing. Homage to Hans Haacke, 2012, Charcoal on mounted paper, 117 x 210 inches / 297.2 x 553.4 cm
  • Robert Longo, Untitled (Moby Dick), 2012, Installation, Video Projections, Performance, Mirror
  • Robert Longo, Untitled (Moby Dick), 2012, Installation, Video Projections, Performance, Mirror
  • Robert Longo, Untitled (After Rockwell Kent, Whale, Wood Engraving, 1930), 2012, Graphite on paper, 10 x 7 inches / 25.4 x 17.8 cm
  • Robert Longo, Untitled (Hanane in a Burka), 2010, Charcoal on mounted paper, 96 x 70 inches / 243.8 x 177.8 cm
  • Robert Longo, Installation view: Museu Berardo, Lisbon, Portugal, 2010
  • Robert Longo, Installation view: Museu Berardo, Lisbon, Portugal, 2010
  • Robert Longo, Installation view: Kunsthalle Weishaupt, Ulm, Germany, 2010
  • Robert Longo, Installation view: Men in the Cities (Triptych), The Pictures Generation, 1974-1984. Great Hall, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA. 2009. Photo: Eileen Travell.
Robert Longo

Proof: Francisco Goya, Sergei Eisenstein, Robert Longo

Group exhibition

Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia

September 30, 2016 – January 15, 2017

 



Robert Longo

The Broad Museum – Inaugural Exhibition

Group exhibition

Broad Museum, Los Angeles, CA

From September 20, 2015

 



ROBERT LONGO

 

Born in 1953, New York, NY

 

Lives and works in New York, NY

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2016

Proof: Francisco Goya, Sergei Eisenstein, Robert Longo, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia

Luminous Discontent, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France

 

2015

The Intervention of Zero (After Malevich), 1991, Galerie Hans Mayer, Düsseldorf, Germany

 

2014

Furies, Beasts and Servants, Salzburg Opera House, Austria

Gang of Cosmos, Metro Pictures, New York, NY

Strike the Sun, Petzel Gallery, New York, NY

 

2013

Phantom Vessels, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT

 

2012

The Capitol Project, The Aldrich Museum, CT

STAND, Capitain Petzel Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Men in the Cities: Fifteen Photographs 1980/2012, Schirmer/Mosel Showroom, Munich, Germany

 

2011

God Machines, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France

Mysterious Heart, Galeria Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid, Spain

 

2010

Robert Longo, Kunsthalle Weishaupt, Ulm, Germany

Robert Longo: Survey Exhibition 1980-2009, Museu Berardo, Lisbon, Portugal (Exh. cat.)

 

2009

No Wave, SAKS Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland

Robert Longo: Survey Exhibition 1980-2009, Musee D’Art Moderne Et D’Art Contemporain, Nice, France (Exh. cat.)

Surrendering the Absolutes, Metro Pictures, New York, NY

Dancing With Chains On, Galerie Hans Mayer, Düsseldorf, Germany

 

2008

Nights Bright Days, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Intimate Immensity, Galeria Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid, Spain (Exh. cat.)

 

2007

Children of Nyx, Metro Pictures, New York, NY

Beginning of the World, Galerie Hans Mayer, Düsseldorf, Germany

 

2006

The Outward and Visible Signs of an Inward and Invisible Grace, Metro Pictures, New York, NY

Ouroboros, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France

 

2005

Robert Longo: Fire, Water, Rock (2003-2005), Galleria Emilio Mazzoli, Modena, Italy (curated by Richard Milazzo; exh. cat.)

Something Wicked This Way Comes, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Robert Longo: Deep Silence, Monchehaus Museum, Goslar, Germany

 

2004

The Sickness of Reason, Metro Pictures, New York, NY

 

2003

Lust of the Eye, Galeria Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid, Spain (Exh. cat.)

 

2002

Monsters, Metro Pictures, New York, NY

Robert Longo: Sigmund Freud, Jüdisches Museum, Berlin, Germany

The Freud Drawings, Museen Haus Lange und Haus Esters, Krefelder Kunstmeseen, Krefeld, Germany; Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria (Exh. cat.)

 

2001

The Freud Drawings, Metro Pictures, New York, NY

 

2000

Robert Longo: Superheroes, Lipanjepuntin Artecontemporanea, Trieste, Italy

Robert Longo: 1980 – 2000, Galleria Emilio Mazzoli, Modena, Italy (curated by Richard Milazzo; Exh. cat.)

 

1998

Gallery Cotthem, Belgium; Cotthem Gallery, Barcelona

 

1997

Magellan, Metro Pictures, New York, NY

Das Magellan Projekt, Kunsthalle Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany; Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; Kunstalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany (Exh. cat.)

Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

 

1996

Robert Longo: Kreuze, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany

 

1995

Robert Longo: A Retrospective, The Isetan Museum of Art, Tokyo; Ashikaga City Museum; Kirin Plaza Art Space, Osaka, Japan (Exh. cat.)

Johnny Paintings, Galerie Gana-Beaubourg, Paris, France; Galerie Lüpke, Frankfurt, Germany

Johnny Mnemonic: Works on Paper, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France

 

1994

Genereux Grunwald Gallery, Toronto, Canada

Galerie Hans Mayer, Düsseldorf, Germany

 

1993

Bodyhammers: The Cult of the Gun, Metro Pictures, New York; Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria

Kleines Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria

Killing Time, Galeria Joan Prats, Barcelona; Galeria Joan Prats, New York, NY

 

1992

When Heaven and Hell Change Places, Galerie Hans Mayer, Düsseldorf, Germany

Dreams With The Wrong Solutions, Salzburg Grand Opera House, Salzburg, Austria

 

1991

Linda Cathcart Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Texas Gallery, Houston, TX

Hamburger Kunstverein and Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany (Exh. cat.)

Faith in Zero Project, Five Gallery installation: Galerie Daniel Templon, Galerie Antoine Candau, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, A.B. Galleries, Galerie Gordon Pym et Fils, Paris, France

 

1990

Black Flags, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France; Metro Pictures, New York, NY (Exh. cat.)

 

1989

Robert Longo 1976-1989, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago and the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT (Exh. cat.)

Seibu Contemporary Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Linda Cathcart Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

1988

Metro Pictures, New York, NY

Menil Collection, Houston, TX

Museum Boymans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

 

1987

Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France

 

1986

Steel Angels Part I & Part II, Metro Pictures, New York, NY

Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, IL

Spiral Gallery, Wacoal Art Center, Tokyo, Japan (Exh. cat.)

Robert Longo: Studies and Prints, Mackenzie Art Gallery, University of Regina, Canada (Exh. cat.) Sequences/Men in the Cities, University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, CA; Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX; Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN (Exh. cat.)

 

1985

The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Lia Rumma Gallery, Naples, Italy

Robert Longo: Dis-Illusions, University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA (Exh. cat.)

 

1984

Metro Pictures, New York, NY

Robert Longo: Drawings & Reliefs, Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH (Exh. cat.)

Larry Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

1983

Metro Pictures, New York, NY

Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY

Galerie Schellmann & Kluser, Munich, Germany

 

1982

Texas Gallery, Houston, TX

 

1981

Men in the Cities, Metro Pictures, New York, NY

Fine Arts Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI

 

1980

Studio Cannaviello, Milan, Italy

 

1979

The Kitchen, New York, NY

 

1976

Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2016

My Abstract World, me Collectors Room Berlin, Germany

Good Dreams, Bad Dreams – American Mythologies, Selections from the Tony and Elham Salame Collection – Aïshti Foundation, Beirut, Lebanon

Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney Collection, The Whitney Museum, New York, NY

Donation: Florence & Daniel Guerlain, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

 

2015

Broad Museum, Los Angeles

Last Year in Marienbad: A Film as Art, Kunsthalle, Bremen

Colección Jumex, In Girum Imus Nocte et Consumimur Igni, Museo Jumex, Mexico City

Fire and Forget. On Violence., Kunst-Werke, Berlin, Germany

Picasso in Contemporary Art, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

Cannibalism? On Appropriation in Art, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland 

Looking Back / The 9th White Columns Annual, White Columns, New York, NY 

 

2014

Bad Girls Can Fly, White Flag Projects, Saint Louis, MO

Bad Thoughts: Collection Martijn and Jeanette Sanders, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (Exh. cat.)

Love Story – Anne & Wolfgang Titze Collection, Winter Palace and 21er Haus, Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna, Austria

Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980s, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX

 

2013

Disaster Show, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Pantin-Paris, France

Holes in the Walls: Early Works 1948-2013, FRI ART, Kunsthalle Freiburg, Switzerland

Something about a Tree, FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY

 

2012

Graphite, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN (Exh. cat.)

We the People, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Project Space, New York, NY

Wish You Were Here: The Buffalo Avant-garde in the 1970s, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY (cat.)

Poule!, Fundacion/Colección Jumex, Ecatepec, Mexico (Exh. cat.)

Art & Press, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany (Exh. cat.)

 

2011

View From a Volcano: The Kitchen’s Soho Years, 1971-85, The Kitchen, New York, NY

 

2010

Mixed Use, Manhattan: Photography and Related Practices 1970s to the present, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain (Exh. cat.)

The Surreal House, Barbican Art Gallery, London, UK (Exh. cat.)

Off the Wall: Part 1-Thirty Performative Actions, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY Human, Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain, Nice, France

Cars: Warhol, Fleury, Longo, Szarek-Works from the Daimler Collection, The Albertina, Vienna, Austria (Exh. cat.)

Disquieted, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

 

2009

Just What Is It: 100 Years of Modern Art From Private Collections in Baden-Württemberg, ZKM Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany

Metro Pictures, New York, NY

Beg Borrow and Steal, The Rubell Family Collection Museum, Miami (Exh. cat.)

Three: The Triptych in Modern Art, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart

The Pictures Generation: 1974-1984, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (Exh. cat.)

 

2008

Sonic Youth etc.: Sensational Fix, Museion Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Bolzano, Italy

Political Correct, BFAS Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva, Switzerland

to: Night, The Hunter College Art Galleries, New York, NY (Exh. cat.)

The Human Image in the Twentieth Century: Works from the Collection of the Tokushima Modern Art Museum, Gunma Museum of Art, Tatebayashi, Japan (Exh. cat.)

Atomic Afterimage: Cold War Imagery in Contemporary Art, Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, MA (Exh. cat.)

The Big Bang, Museo Carlo Bilotti, Rome, Italy Exh. cat.)

That Was Then…This Is Now, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY

Landscope, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France (Exh. cat.)

Future Tense: Reshaping the Landscape, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY

 

2007

Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL; Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL; Musée D’Art Contemporain, Montréal, Canada (Exh. cat.)

Exhibitionism: An Exhibition of Exhibitions of Works from the Marieluise Hessel Collection, Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY (Exh. cat.)

Chelsea to Caochangdi, Chambers Fine Art, Bejing, China

History Will Repeat Itself, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany; Hartware MedienKunstVerein, Dortmund; Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland (Exh. cat.)

Panic Attack! Art in the Punk Years, Barbican Art Gallery, London, UK (Exh. cat.)

Lights, Camera, Action: Artist Films for the Cinema, Kaufman Astoria Studios, New York, NY

Hot Rock, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland

 

2006

Fifth Interpretation of the Collection, La Colección Jumex, Pachuca, Mexico (Exh. cat.)

New York New York: Fifty Years of Art, Architecture, Cinema, Performance, Photography and Video, Grimaldi Forum, Monaco, Monaco (Exh. cat.)

Les Mouvement des Images, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France (Exh. cat.)

Ma+h Coun+s, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT (curated by Barry Rosenberg)

The Downtown Art Show: The New York Art Scene 1974-1984, Grey Art Gallery, Fales Library, New York University, New York, NY (Exh. cat.)

 

2005

Neo-Baroque, Byblos Art Gallery, Verona, Italy (Exh. cat.)

Atomica: Making the Visible Invisible, Lombard-Freid Fine Arts, New York, NY

Flashback: Revisiting the Art of the Eighties, Kunstmuseum Museum for Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Switzerland

Drawing from the Modern, MoMA, New York, NY

 

2004

Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (Exh. cat.)

American Art of the 1980s: selections from the Broad Collections, Washington University Gallery of Art, St. Louis, MO

Freud – The Creative Analysis of Analysis, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

NY Collects Buffalo State, Buffalo State College, New York, NY

News From Home (Orientalism <> Occidentalism), The Annex, New York, NY (Exh. cat.)

Perspectives at 25, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX (Exh. cat.)

Off the Wall, Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, Greenwich, CT (Exh. cat.)

 

2003

Drawings, Metro Pictures, New York, NY

Art, Lies, and Videotape: Exposing Performance, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK (Exh. cat.)

 

2002

Group Show, Metro Pictures, New York, NY

The Human Factor: Figuration in American Art, 1950-1995, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN

Super Heroes, Galerie Edward Mitterand, Geneva, Switzerland

Melodrama, Atrium, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain; Centro José Guerrero, Grenada, Spain; MARCO, Vigo,   Spain (Exh. cat.)

 

2001

Postmodern Americans, The Menil Collection, Houston, TX

I Need You to Be There, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY Pictures at an Exhibition, Artists Space, New York, NY

Streit-Lust – For Argument’s Sake, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany (Exh. cat.)

 

2000

End Papers, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY (Exh. cat.)

Around 1984, A Look at the Eighties, P.S. 1, New York, NY

Group Show, Metro Pictures, New York, NY

 

1999

The Kiasma Collection, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland

 

1998

I Love Art, In Kahn, New York, NY

The Edward R. Broida Collection: A Selection of Works, The Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL (Exh. cat.)

Stills: A Selection from the Marieluise Hessel Collection, Center for Curatorial Studies, Annandale-on- Hudson, NY

 

1997

Landscape: The Pastoral to the Urban, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on- Hudson, NY

La Biennale di Venezia: XLVII Esposizione Internationale d’Arte, Venice, Italy (Exh. cat.)

Views from Abroad: European Perspectives on American Art 3, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (Exh. cat.)

Stills: Art and Cinema in the Marieluise Hessel Collection, Centro Cultural Light Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Exh. cat.)

 

1996

Group Show, Metro Pictures, New York, NY

New York “Unplugged II”, Gallery Cotthem, Knokke-Zoute, Belgium

Bang! The Gun as Image, Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL (Exh. cat.)

 

1995

Essence and Persuasion: The Power of Black and White, Anderson Gallery, Buffalo, NY (Exh. cat.)

Group Show, Metro Pictures, New York, NY

It’s Only Rock and Roll, Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, OH (travelling venues through 1998) (Exh. cat.)

Passions Privee, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France

Alternatives: 20 Years of Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center: 1975-1995, Burchfield-Penney Art Center, Buffalo, NY

(Op) Art Galerie, Galerie Hans Mayer, Düsseldorf, Germany (Exh. cat.)

 

1994

New York on Paper, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France

Drawings: Reaffirming the Media, Kansas City Gallery of Art, University of Missouri, Columbia MO (Exh. cat.)

Le Temps d’un Dessin, Galerie de l’Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Lorient, Lorient, France

Old Glory: The American Flag in Contemporary Art, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH

American Embassy, Copenhagen, Denmark

Art in Embassies Program, American Embassy, Copenhagen, Denmark

New York “Unplugged”, Gallery Cotthem, Brussels, Belgium

Summer Academy I, Pace Wildenstein Gallery, New York, NY

Fuori USO 1994, Kulturna Manifestacija (traveled to Ex Opififio Gaslini, Pescara, Italy; Trevi Flash Art Museum of Contemporary Art, Trevi, Cankarjev Dom, Slovenija)

For 25 Years: Brooke Alexander Editions, MoMA, New York, NY

Group Show, Metro Pictures, New York, NY

Oh Boy, It’s a Girl: Feminismen in der Kunst, Kunstverein Munich, Munich, Germany (Exh. cat.)

Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC

After Art: Rethinking 150 Years of Photography, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (traveling exhibition; exh. cat.)

Sustainable Earth/ Sustainable Art, Remba Gallery, West Hollywood, CA

 

1993

Lucio Silla Group Exhibit, Kleines Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria

Group Show, Metro Pictures, New York, NY

American Postmodern Art (Longo, Schnabel, Salle, Fischl), Ho-Am Art Gallery, Seoul, South Korea (Exh. cat.)

The 21st Century, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland (Exh. cat.)

8 American Artists, Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich, Germany

 

1992

Allegories of Modernism: Contemporary Drawing, MoMA, New York, NY (Exh. cat.)

Group Show, Metro Pictures, New York, NY

American Art of the 80’s, Museo d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento, Trento, Italy (Exh. cat.)

Killing Time, collaborative installation with Jon Kessler, Centre de Recherche d’Exchange et de Diffusion pour l’Art Contemporain (CREDAC), Ivry Sur Seine, France

 

1991

Compassion and Protest: Recent Social and Political Art from the Eli Broad Family Foundation Collection, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

Power, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN

 

1990

Affinities and Intuitions: The Gerald S. Elliot Collection of Contemporary Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL (Exh. cat.)

 

1989

A Forest of Signs: Art in the Crisis of Representation, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (Exh. cat.)

 

1989

Fondation Daniel Templon: Musee Temporaire Exposition Inaugurale, Frejus, France (Exh. cat.)

Image World: Art and Media Culture, The Whitney Museum of Art, New York, NY (Exh. cat.)

 

1988

Altered States, Kent Fine Arts, New York, NY

Concept et Imaginatione (recent works from the photographic collection of the Stedelijk Museum), L’Institut Neerlandais, Paris, France

Visions/ Revisions: Contemporary Representation, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY

The World of Art Today, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI (Exh. cat.)

The Postmodern Explained to Children, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, The Netherlands (Exh. cat.)

American Art Since 1945, Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Tochigi, Japan (Exh. cat.)

Three Decades: The Oliver Hoffman Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

 

1987

Documenta 8, Kassel, West Germany (Exh. cat.)

L’Epoque, La Mode, La Morale, La Passion, 1977-1987, Musee national d’Art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France (Exh. cat.)

Avant-Garde in the Eighties, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA (Exh. cat.)

Implosion: A Postmodern Perspective, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden (Exh. cat.)

Process and Product: The Making of Eight Contemporary Masterworks, Blum Art Institute of Bard College, Anandale-on Hudson, NY (Exh. cat.)

Post-Abstract Abstraction, essay by Eugene Schwartz, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art,  Ridgefield, CT (Exh. cat.)

 

1986

An American Renaissance in Art: Painting and Sculpture Since 1940, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL (Exh. cat.)

The American Exhibition, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Das Automobil in der Kunst 1886-1986, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany (Exh. cat.)

Hommage a Beuys, Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany

Monumental Drawing: Works by 22 Contemporary Americans, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, NY (Exh. cat.)

 

1985

Figure It Out: Exploring the Figure in Contemporary Art, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, Texas New York 85, ARCA Centre d’Art Contemporain, Marseille, France (Exh. cat.)

Body and Soul: Aspects of Recent Figurative Sculpture, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH Anniottanta, Galleria Comunale d’Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy (Exh. cat.)

Carnegie International, Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA

New York Art Now: Correspondences, Laforet Museum, Tokyo, Japan (traveled to Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Tochigi, Japan; Tazaki Hall Espace Media, Kobe, Japan)

 

1984

Endgame: Robert Morris, Laurie Anderson, Robert Longo, Hunter College Art Gallery, New York, NY (Exh. cat.)

The L’Epoque, La Mode, La Morale, La Passion, 1977-1987, Musee national d’Art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France (Exh. cat.)

Avant-Garde in the Eighties, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA (Exh. cat.)

Implosion: A Postmodern Perspective, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden (Exh. cat.)

Process and Product: The Making of Eight Contemporary Masterworks, Blum Art Institute, Bard College, Anandale-on Hudson, NY (Exh. cat.)

Fifth Biennale of Sydney, Private Symbol: Social Metaphor, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia (Exh. cat.)

Alibis, Centre Georges Pompidou, Musee National d’Art Moderne, Paris, France (Exh. cat.)

Automobile and Culture, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (traveled to Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI)

The Human Condition: Biennial III, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

The Heroic Figure, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX (traveled to Brooks Memorial Art Gallery, Memphis, TN; Alexandria Museum, Alexandria, KY; The Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA; exh. cat.)

Currents, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

Content: A Contemporary Focus, 1974-1984, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C. (Exh. cat.)

La Narrativa Internacional de Hoy, Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico; P.S. 1,

New York, NY

Disarming Images, The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH; University Art Gallery, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA; Museum of Art, Washington State University, Pullman, WA; New York State Museum, Albany, NY; University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA; Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute Museum of Art, Utica, NY; Fine Arts Gallery, University of Nevada, Las Vegas NV; Baxter Art Gallery, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; Yellowstone Art Center, Billings, MT; Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, NY

Szene New York ’84, Rheinhallen, Köln Messe, Cologne, West Germany (Exh. cat.)

 

1983

Drawing Conclusions, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles and San Francisco Directions 1983, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C. (Exh. cat.)

Biennial exhibition, The Whitney Museum American Art, New York (Exh. cat.)

The New Art, Tate Gallery, London, UK (Exh. cat.)

Brave New Works: Recent American Painting and Drawing, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Back to the U.S.A., Kunstmuseum Lucerne, Switzerland (traveled to Rheinishes Landesmuseum, Bonn, Germany; Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany; exh. cat.)

Dahn, Daniels, Genzken, Holzer, Longo, Visch, Stedelijk van Abbemuseum Eindhoven, The Netherlands (Exh. cat.)

Drawings Photographs, Leo Castelli, New York, NY

The Heroic Figure: Thirteen Artists from the United States, Museum de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Santiago, Chile; Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Caracas, Venezuela

An International Survey of Recent Painting and Sculpture, MoMA, New York, NY (Exh. cat.)

 

1982

Dynamix, The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH; Ohio State University, Colombus, OH; Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH; The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH; The University Art Museum, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY (Exh. cat.)

The Human Figure in Contemporary Art, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA

Eight Artists: The Anxious Edge, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN (Exh. cat.)

Focus on the Figure: Twenty Years, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (Exh. cat.)

Documenta 7, Kassel, West Germany (Exh. cat.)

A Fatal Attraction: Art and the Media, The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago Drawings, Blum Helman Gallery, New York, NY

New Figuration in America, Milwaukee Art Center, WI (Exh. cat.)

The American Expressionist Image from Pollock to Today, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY

The Image Scavengers, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA (Exh. cat.)

Body Language, Committee for the Visual Arts, MIT, Cambridge, MA (Exh. cat.)

Urban Kisses, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK

 

1981

Il Gergo Inquieto, Museo Sant’Agostino, Genoa, Italy

Tableau, Wave Hill, New York, NY (Exh. cat.)

Picturealism – New York, Galerie Chantel Crousel, Paris, France

Westkunst: Today Section, Museen der Stadt Koln, Cologne, Germany (Exh. cat.)

Drawings, Metro Pictures, New York, NY

Body Language: Figurative Aspects of Recent Art, Hayden Gallery, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA; (1982-1983) Fort Worth Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX; University of South Florida Art Gallery, Tampa, FL; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH

Figures: Forms and Expressions, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY Exh. cat.)

 

1980

Extensions: Jennifer Bartlett, Lynda Benglis, Robert Longo, Judy Pfaff, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX (cat.)

Illustration & Allegory, Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York, NY (Exh. cat.)

Opening Group Exhibition, Metro Pictures, New York, NY

 

1979

Re: Figuration, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY

 

1977

In Western New York, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY (Exh. cat.)

Pictures, Artists Space, New York, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH; Fine Arts

Museum, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (Exh. cat.)

 

1976

Convergence and Dispersal, S.E.M. Festival, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

Hallwalls Group Show, Artists Space, NY

 

1975

Working on Paper, Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY

 

FILM AND VIDEO DIRECTION

 

2000

Limited and Unlimited Editions, Artists Space, New York, NY

 

1998

Stills: A Selection from the Marieluise Hessel Collection, Center for Curatorial Studies, Annandale- on-Hudson, NY

 

1997

Heinrich Heine – A Birthday Video, 60 min., WDR and Icon Pictures (film starring: Klaus Pohl, Barbara Sukowa, Sanda Wiegl & Cindy Sherman; made for Arte television channel – France, Germany)

 

1995

Johnny Mnemonic (feature film starring Keanu Reeves, Dolph Lundgren, Barbara Sukowa, Henry Rollins, Ice-T Takeshi Kitano and Dina Meyer)

Adaptation of a short story by William Gibson, Caroloco Films, Tristar Pictures

 

1994

Art in Embassies Program, U.S. Embassy, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

1993

Series showcasing all films and videos directed by Robert Longo, ELAC -Espace Lyonnais d’Art

Contemporain, Lyon, France

 

1992

Tales From the Crypt: This’ll Kill Ya, Premier HBO episode for the television series featuring (Sonia Braga, Dylan McDermott)

Plan B’s Life’s A Beat, Markenfilm, Hamburg, Germany

Helmet’s Give It, featuring Eric Bogosian, Icon Pictures

 

1988

Vernon Reid and Living Colour’s Middle Man, Epic Records (produced by Victoria Hamburg, edited by Michael F.W. Collins, Pressure Pictures)

Ruben Blades’ Hopes on Hold, Elektra Records (produced by Victoria Hamburg, edited by Michael F.W. Collins, Pressure Pictures)

American Vanity, 10 min (video starring Eric Bogosian;produced by Victoria Hamburg, edited by Gretchen Bender, Pressure Pictures)

 

1987

Arena Brains, Elektra/ Asylum Records,Pressure Pictures, 34 min (film premiered at New York Film Festival; produced by Victoria Hamburg and Jonathan Bender, edited by Rick Feist, written by Eric Bogosian, E. Max Frye, Robert Longo, Emily Prager and Richard Price)

R.E.M.’s The One I Love, IRS Records, Pressure Pictures, 1988 (produced by Victoria Hamburg, edited by Gretchen Bender, nominated for Best Director, MTV Awards)

Wild Cards, MTV, series of Art Breaks, Pressure Pictures (produced by Victoria Hamburg, edited by Michael F.W. Collins)

World Saxophone Quartet’s Hattie Wall, Elektra/ Nonesuch Records, Pressure Pictures (produced by Victoria Hamburg, edited by Michael F.W. Collins)

 

1986

Golden Palominos’ Boy (go), Celluloid Records (produced by Melissa Lewis, edited by Gretchen Bender)

New Order’s Bizarre Love Triangle, Factory Communications (produced by Michael Shamberg, edited by Gretchen Bender)

Megadeth’s Peace Sells, Capitol Records, Pressure Pictures (produced by Victoria Hamburg, edited by Gretchen Bender)

 

AWARDS

 

2005
Kaiserring der Stadt Goslar, Goslar, Germany

 

PERFORMANCES, INSTALLATIONS AND DESIGN

 

2006
The Movement of Images, Centre Pompidou Editions, Paris, France (cover design)

 

1999
Dorfman Projects, New York, NY

 

1993
Suicide in Madrid, set and costume design for the play by Klaus Pole, Schauspielhaus, Zurich, Switzerland (touring in Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Cologne, Münich, Edinburgh, New York, London and Tokyo)

 

1992

Co-Director, Lucio Silla, set and costume designer for the Mozart Opera, Mozart Festival, Salzburg, Austria (also presented at the 1993 Mozart Festival, Salzburg, Austria; 1995 Mozart Opera, Frankfurt Opera House, Frankfurt, Germany)

 

1989
Dream Jumbo: Working the Absolutes, Royce Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles

 

1988

Solid Ashes, Rotterdamse Schouwburg, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (a collaboration with Janine Brogt and Paul Gallis)

 

1987
Killing Angels, Burchfield Art Center, Buffalo State College, Buffalo, New York

 

1985
Performance Works 1977-1981, The Brooklyn Museum, New York

 

1984
Sound Distance of a Good Man, Surrender, Corcoran gallery Annex, Venice, CA

 

1982
Sound Distance, The Kitchen, New York, NY

 

1981
Empire: A Performance Trilogy, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

 

1979

Surrender, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden; Amerika Haus, Berlin, Germany; American Center, Paris, France; Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

 

1978
Sound Distance of a Good Man, Franklin Furnace, New York, NY

 

1976
Artful dodger/ L’Espace comme fiction, Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York, NY
The Water in the Bucket/ The Cloud in the Sky, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, New York, NY Temptation to Exist/ Things I Will Regret, Artists Space, New York, NY

 

MUSEUMS AND PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

 

The Albertina, Vienna, Austria

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Eli Broad Family Foundation, Los Angeles, CA

Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

High Museum, Atlanta, GA

The Jewish Museum, New York, NY

J¸disches Museum Berlin, Germany

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

Ludwig-Forum fur Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany

Menil Collection, Houston, TX

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada

Musee d’Art Contemporain, Montreal, Canada

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Power Gallery of Contemporary Art, University of Sydney, Australia Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Tate Gallery, London, UK

Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, KS

Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

 

Interview Magazine
Robert Longo, by Keanu Reeves, Interview Magazine, April 2014