ROBERT LAZZARINI
1965 Born in New Jersey
1990 BFA, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
lives and works in New York City


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2019 The Return of the Real, USF Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL
2018 the flowering, Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
wound, Soco Gallery, Charlotte, NC
2017 Inflorescence, De Buck Gallery, New York, NY
2016 Deeper than Wide, Dittrich Schlechtriem, Berlin, Germany
Orange Sunshine, Soco Gallery, Charlotte, NC
2014 Das Unheimliche, Dittrich Schlechtriem, Berlin, Germany
2013 jamshot, Dittrich Schlechtriem, Berlin, Germany
damage, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY
2011 shotgun and targets, Yautepec Gallery , Mexico City , Mexico
FOCUS: Robert Lazzarini, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX
2010 friendly-hostile-friendly, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY
guns, knives, brass knuckles, FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY
guns, knives, brass knuckles, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA
2009 Robert Lazzarini: guns and knives, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
2006 sewer covers, Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA
drawings, Deitch Projects, New York, NY
Robert Lazzarini: Seen/Unseen, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
Untitled – Robert Lazzarini works on paper, Davidson College, Davidson, NC
2003 Robert Lazzarini, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
2000 studio, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY
1998 violin, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019 Post Analog Studio, The Hole, New York, NY
2018 #followme, Desert Center, Los Angeles, CA
Dancing Goddesses, Dio Horia, Mykonos, Greece
2017 Opulent Landscapes, De Buck Gallery, New York, NY and Saint Paul de Vence, France
2016 Greek Gotham, Dio Horia, Mykonos, Greece
2012 Riot, Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY
Passenger, Angstrom, Dallas, TX
Eagles, Marlborough Madrid in Collaboration with Marlborough Chelsea, Madrid, Spain
Parts and Services, Eric Firestone Gallery, New York, NY
Twisted Domestic, Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY
Portrait of a Generation, The Hole, New York, NY
Fine Line, Workshop, Venice, Italy
Blind Cut, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY
BAD FOR YOU, curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody, Shizaru Gallery, London, UK
2011 Sentimental Education, Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
Taking Sides, Paddle 8, New York, NY
Object Dada, Edel Assanti, London, UK
Perception/Deception: Illusion in Contemporary Art, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE
January White Sale, Curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody, Loretta Howard Gallery, New York, NY
Satellites, Freies Museum, Berlin, Germany
Present Tense, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, Australia
Both Sides of the Pulaski, Fine Art in Space, Long Island City, NY
It Ain’t Fair, OHWOW, Miami, FL
Lush Life, Salon 94 Freemans, New York, NY
Eye Spy, Playing with Perception, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
Welcome to New York, FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY
2009 The Figure and Dr. Freud, Haunch of Venison, New York, NY
Inferno, Yautepec, Mexico City, Mexico
Themes and Variation: Repetition in 21st Century Art, Cristin Tierney Fine Art, New York, NY
We’re All Gonna Die, Sue Scott Gallery, New York, NY
Contemporary Prints: 1999-2009, Tsinghua University Museum, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
Wall Rockets, Albright-Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY
2008 Wall Rockets, FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY
Transformed, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA
Here’s the Thing, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
2007 Attention to Detail, FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY
Facades, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois
Out of True, Byblos Art Gallery, Verona, Italy
Contemporary Printing at the Crossroads, George Segal Gallery, Montclair University, NJ
Orpheus Selection, PS1/MoMA, Long Island City, NY
Davidson Collects: 1938-Present, Davidson College, Davidson, NC
Salon Nouveau, Engholm Engelhorn Gallery, Vienna, Austria
2006 Out of True, Byblos Gallery, Miami, FL
Six Feet under, Kunsthalle, Berne, Switzerland
Liquid Paper, Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA
Somnambulist/Fabulist, Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY
Slow Tech, Taipei Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan
Drawings, Joie Lassiter Gallery, Charlotte, NC
Panic Room – Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
2005 Crash. Pause. Rewind., Western Bridge, Seattle, W A
2004 Floor to Ceiling, Wall to Wall, Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, CT
Architecture Untethered, Numark Gallery, Washington, DC
Beginning Here: 101 Ways, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY
Revelation, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
Open House, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
2003 Back in Black, Cohan, Leslie and Brown, New York, NY
Nown, Woodstreet Galleries, Pittsburgh, PA
2002 Media City Biennial, Seoul, South Korea
2002 Media Art: Special Effects, Daejeon Municipal Museum of Art, South Korea,
Strange Glue, Ratio 3, Brooklyn, NY
The Whitney Biennial, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
On Perspective, Gallery Faurschou, Copenhagen, Denmark
Situated Realities, MICA, Baltimore, MD; Art Center College of Design, CA;
Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN
2001 Brent Sikkema, New York, NY
Bitstreams, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2000 Block Artspace, MO
Minutiae, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
Haulin’ Ass, Post Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Multiple Sensations, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA


AWARDS/RESIDENCIES
2015 McColl Center for Art + Innovation, Knight Artist-in-Residence, Charlotte, NC
2005 New York Foundation for the Arts, Artist’s Fellowship, Sculpture, New York, NY
2003 American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
1986 New York Foundation for the Arts, Visual Arts Grant, Brooklyn, NY
1985 New York Foundation for the Arts, Visual Arts Grant, Brooklyn, NY


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
Robert Lazzarini, Ravenal, John. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Richmond, 2003
Untitled - Robert Lazzarini Works on Paper, Close, Chuck, Thomas, Brad. Davidson College, Davidson, 2006
Guns, Knives, Brass Knuckles. Rodenbeck, Judith, Alva Noe, and Jonathan T.D. Neil. Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, 2012
Jam Shot, Kroner, Magdalena. Dittrich Schlechtriem, Berlin, 2013
Das UnHeimliche, Allen, J. B., Meadows, D. M. Dittrich Schlechtriem, Berlin, 2015
Deeper Than Wide, Phillipi, Anne. Dittrich Schlechtriem, Berlin, 2017


SELECTED COLLECTIONS
The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
The Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
The Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
The Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart, IN
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
The Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
New School University, New York, NY
The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
The Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw, MI
The Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
The Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Davidson College, Davidson, NC