Robert Smithson, American (1938 - 1973)

Born: 1938, Born in Passaic, New Jersey
Died: 1973


1959 Artist. s Gallery, New York (paintings) 1961 Galleria George Lester, Rome (paintings) 1962 Assemblages, Richard Castellane Gallery, New York 1966 Dwan Gallery, New York 1968 Dwan Gallery, New York 1968-69 Konrad Fischer Gallery, Dusseldorf 1969 Dwan Gallery, New York
L. Attico Gallery, Rome
Nonsites, Dwan Gallery, New York 1970 Dwan Gallery, New York
Ace Gallery, Los Angeles; Vancouver 1974-77 Robert Smithson: Drawings, New York Cultural Center, New York;
Corcoran Gallery, Washington D.C.; Indianapolis
Museum of Art, Indiana; Brown University, Providence
Rhode Island; Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Texas; San
Francisco Museum of Art, California; Detroit Art
Institute, Michigan; Stadtisches Museum, Moncheng
Ladbach, Germany; Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels,
Belgium; Ardolfini Gallery, Bristol, England;
Whitechapel Gallery, London, England; Third Eye Gallery,
Glasgow, Scotland, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, England;
Kroller-Muller Museum, Otterlo, the Netherlands, catalogue 1976 John Weber Gallery, New York 1976-77 Mirror/Salt Pieces from Cornell, 1969, John Weber Gallery,
New York; Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin;
Renaissance Center, University of Chicago, Chicago;
University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Portland Center
for the Visual Arts, Portland, Oregon; University of
Washington, Pullman, Washington; Hallwalls, Buffalo,
New York; University of California, Berkeley;
University of California, Santa Barbara catalogue
1979-80 Robert Smithson, Akron Art Institute, Akron, Ohio 1980 Robert Smithson: 1938-1973, GalerieRicke, Kologne 1980-84 Robert Smithson Sculpture, organized by Robert Hobbs, Herbert
F. Johnson, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Walker Art
Center, Minneapolis; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; La
Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, California; Laguna
Gloria Art Museum, Austin, Texas; Whtiney Museum of American
Art, New York; American Pavillion, for the 40th Venice Biennale,
Venice, Italy; ARC,Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris,
France; Sara Hilder Museum, Helsinki, Finland; Lehmbruck
Museum Duisberg, West Germany; Museum of Modern Art,
Belgrade, Yugoslavia; Kroller-Muller Museum, Otterlo,
The Netherlands, catalogue 1980 Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland 1983 Robert Smithson Drawings, John Weber Gallery, New York 1984 Robert Smithson, Louisianna Museum, Copenhagen
Vanishing Points, Moderna Museet, Stockholm 1985 Robert Smithson, Middendorf Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Robert Smithson., The Early Work: 1959-1962, curated Diane Browne in
collaboration with the George Lester Estate, Diane Brown Gallery,
New York, catalogue 1986 Early Works: Collage, curated by Mayer Vaisman & James Cohan,
International with Monument, New York 1987 Robert Smithson Non-Sites, curated by John Weber, John Weber Gallery,
New York, catalogue 1988 Robert Smithson: Early Works, Marlene Eleini Gallery, travels to
Kunstmuseum Luzern 1989 Robert Smithson: Drawings, Salama-Caro Gallery, London 1989-90 Robert Smithson: Zeichnungen aus dem Nachless, Westfalisches
Landesmuseum fur Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Munster;
Vestjaellands Kunstmuseum Soro; Kunstraum Munchen
Munich, catalogue 1990 Dibujos (1960-1973), Galeria La Maquina Espanela, Madrid
Robert Smithson's Partially Buried Woodshed, Kent State University
School of Art, Kent, Ohio
Robert Smithson: Drawings and Slates, Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris 1991 Robert Smithson Unearthed: Works on Paper, 1957-73, curated Eugenie
Tsai, at the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery,
Columbia University, New York, catalogue
Robert Smithson, co-curated by John Weber & Elyse Goldberg, John
Weber Gallery, New York
Robert Smithson, Holly Solomon Gallery, New York 1993 Robert Smithson Photoworks, curated Robert A. Sobieszek, Los Angeles
County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California;
International Center for Photographs, New York, catalogue 1993-1994 Robert Smithson Une Retropsective 1960 - 1973: Drawings & Sculpture,
curated by James Lingwood and Maggie Gilchrist, organized by
Direction Des Musees Marseilles, France, and IVAM Centre Julio
Gonzalez, Valencia, Spain; Palais Des Beaux Arts, Brussels,
Belgium, catalogue 1995 Photographs - Robert Smithson, curated by Elyse Goldberg, John Weber
Gallery, New York
Robert Smithson: Operations on Nature, curated by Matthew
Teitlebaum, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
Robert Smithson: Spiral Jetty, Hotel Palenque, Kunst-Werke Berlin,
Robert Smithson Early Works: Paintings, Drawing, Collage, organized by
Lawrence Markey, Lawrence Markey, New York 1996 Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan, Italy 1997 Issues of Entropy: Robert Smithson, curated Elyse Goldberg
Robert Smithson: Dead Tree, conception for recontruction of Dead
Tree Joe Amrhein and Brian Connelly, installed at Pierogi 2000,
Brooklyn, New York, catalogue 1999 Robert Smithson Retrospective: Works 1956 - 1973, curated by Per
B.J. Boym, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo
Museet for Samtidskunst; traveled Modern Museum, Stockholm;
Arken Museum of Modern Art, Isho, Arken, catalogue
Language to be Looked at And/or Things to be Read, organized by James
Cohan & Elyse Goldberg, James Cohan Gallery, New York 2000 Robert Smithson, Kunsthalle Wein am Karlsplatz, Austria,  curated by Eva Schmidt,
Kai Voeckler, Sabine Folie, coinciding with the third
publication  of TheWritings of Robert Smithson, German translation,
edited by Eva Schmidt and Kai Voeckler, published by Verlag der
Buchhandlung Walther Koenig, Cologne. 2001 Robert Smithson: Mapping Dislocations, James Cohan Gallery, New York 2003 Rundown co-organized by Cornelia Lauf and Elyse Goldberg
American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy   Robert Smithson in Vancouver: A Fragment of a Greater Fragmentation
curated by Grant Arnold, catalogue available
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 2004-05 Robert Smithson Retrospective, organized by Eugenie Tsai with Connie Butler for
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, September 12 -
December 13, 2004, traveling, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas,
January 14-April 3, 2005, Whitney Museum of American Art, New
York, June 23-October 16, 2005 (catalogue)

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