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Robert Gober

20130619192203-marino_auriti Notes on ‘The Encyclopedic Palace’. A Venetian tour through the Biennale   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Kasper Akhøj, Victor Alimpiev, Ellen Altfest, Pawel Althamer, Levi Fisher Ames, Yuri Ancarani, Carl Andre, Uri Aran, Yüksel Arslan, Ed Atkins, Marino Auriti, Enrico Baj, Nikolay Bakharev, Miroslaw Balka, Phyllida Barlow, Morton Bartlett, Gianfranco Baruchello, Hans Bellmer, Neïl Beloufa, Stefan Bertalan, Rossella Biscotti, John Bock, Frédéric Bruly Bouabré, Geta Bratescu, KP Brehmer, James Lee Byars, Patrick Van Caeckenbergh, Roger Caillois, Varda Caivano, Vlassis Caniaris, James Castle, Alice Channer, George Condo, Thierry De Cordier, aleister Crowley, Oliver Croy, R. Crumb, Roberto Cuoghi, Enrico David, Jos de Gruyter, Walter de Maria, Tacita Dean, John DeAndrea, Simon Denny, Trisha Donnelly, Jimmie Durham, Oliver Elser, Harun Farocki, Guo Fengyi, Peter Fischli, Aurélien Froment, Phyllis Galembo, Norbert Ghisoland, Yervant Gianikian, Domenico Gnoli, Robert Gober, Tamar Guimarães, João Maria Gusmão, Wade Guyton, Duane Hanson, Frieda Harris, Sharon Hayes, Camille Henrot, Daniel Hesidence, Roger Hiorns, Channa Horwitz, Jessica Jackson Hutchins, René Iché, Hans Josephsohn, Carl Gustav Jung, Bouchra Khalili, Ragnar Kjartansson, Hilma af Klint, Eva Kotátková, Evgenij Kozlov, emma kunz, Maria Lassnig, Mark Leckey, Augustin Lesage, Herbert List, José Antonio Suárez Londoño, Sarah Lucas, Angela Ricci Lucchi, Helen Marten, Paul McCarthy, Allan McCollum, Steve McQueen, Prabhavathi Meppayil, Marisa Merz, Pierre Molinier, Matthew Monahan, Laurent Montaron, Melvin Moti, Matt Mullican, Ron Nagle, Linda Fregni Nagler, Bruce Nauman, Paulo Nazareth, Albert Oehlen, Shinro Ohtake, J.D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere, Henrik Olesen, Damián Ortega, John Outterbridge, Pedro Paiva, Marco Paolini, Diego Perrone, Walter Pichler, Otto Piene, Paloma Polo, Eliot Porter, Imran Qureshi, Carol Rama, Charles Ray, James Richards, Achilles G. Rizzoli, Arthur Bispo do Rosário, Pamela Rosenkranz, Dieter Roth, Viviane Sassen, Shinichi Sawada, Hans Schärer, Karl Schenker, Michael Schmidt, Jean-Frédéric Schnyder, Friedrich Schröder-Sonnenstern, Tino Sehgal, Richard Serra, Jim Shaw, Cindy Sherman, Laurie Simmons, Drossos P. Skyllas, Harry Smith, Xul Solar, Christiana Soulou, Eduard Spelterini, Rudolf Steiner, Hito Steyerl, Papa Ibra Tall, Dorothea Tanning, Harald Thys, Ryan Trecartin, Rosemarie Trockel, Andra Ursuta, Erik van Lieshout, Stan VanDerBeek, Danh Vo, Eugene Von Bruenchenhein, David Weiss, Günter Weseler, Jack Whitten, Cathy Wilkes, Christopher Williams, Kan Xuan, Lin Xue, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Kohei Yoshiyuki, Sergey Zarva, Anna Zemánková, Jakub Julian Ziólkowski, Artur Zmijewski at La Biennale di Venezia (Venice Biennale) June 1st, 2013 - November 24th, 2013
Posted 6/19/13

That day, the Yellow Emperor showed the poet his palace. They left behind, in long succession, the first terraces on the west which descend, like the steps of an almost measureless amphitheater, to a paradise or garden whose metal mirrors and intricate juniper hedges already prefigured the labyrinth. They lost themselves in it, gaily at first, as if condescending to play a game, but afterwards not without misgiving, for its straight avenues were subject to a curvature, ever so slight, but con... [more]

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Robert Gober at Matthew Marks Gallery, North Orange Grove January 19th, 2013 - April 6th, 2013
Posted 3/28/13

Set your Instagram filter to "Surreal" and venture inside Matthew Marks Gallery’s Robert Gober: Sculpture Drawings Studies, on exhibit from January 19-April 6, 2013.  This is the surrealist's first solo exhibition of new work in 4 years and marks Gober's long-awaited return to Los Angeles for a one-person show.  The artist's sometimes polarizing work explores themes of religion, politics, power, and sexuality, and often represents objects from his childhood in distorted form.  His current exhibitio... [more]

20110717193254-533_back_ledray_and_gallace Please Enter   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Adel Abdessemed, Eija-Liisa Ahtila, David Altmejd, Francis Alÿs, Mamma Andersson, Louise Bourgeois, Michael Brown, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Maureen Gallace, Isa Genzken, Robert Gober, Mona Hatoum, Toba Khedoori, Charles LeDray, Thomas Ruff, Gregor Schneider, Luc Tuymans, Jeff Wall, Rachel Whiteread at David Zwirner- 533 W. 19th July 7th, 2011 - August 5th, 2011
Posted 7/17/11

Taking inspiration from Emily Dickenson’s poem of the same name, “The House Without the Door” considers the idea of home as emotionally complicated rather than safe, secure and comforting. Eighteen artists including Mamma Andersson, Louise Bourgeois, Philip-Lorca di Corcia, Luc Tuymans, and Rachel Whiteread use painting, sculpture, installation, and photography to examine the multiple meanings of home with the understanding that home is not only where the heart is, or where comfort and familiar... [more]

20110109233509-r1_richter-g_untitled-candle Warehouse Capsule   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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George Condo, Robert Gober, Andreas Gursky, Keith Haring, Cady Noland, Sigmar Polke, Gerhard Richter, Cindy Sherman, Rosemarie Trockel at Rubell Family Collection December 1st, 2010 - August 26th, 2011
Posted 1/9/11

The Rubell Family Collection is housed in a modified, clearly marked former Drug Enforcement warehouse that was once a storehouse for confiscated narcotics straight out of Miami Vice. With low slung white couches and a sleek outdoor courtyard that could easily be found on South Beach, it lacks the rough industrial aura of the Margulies Collection, but presents a contemporary array of works with a personalized edge. At a mere 40,000-something square feet, it’s more manageable than its humongous... [more]

29306 Camera as Co-Conspirator   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Eugène Atget, Herbert Bayer, Hans Bellmer, Constantin Brancusi, Brassaï, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Claude Cahun, Marcel Duchamp, Robert Frank, Lee Friedlander, Robert Gober, David Goldblatt, Rachel Harrison, Hannah Höch, André Kertész, Bruce Nauman, Charles Nègre, Man Ray, Gillian Wearing, Fischli & Weiss, Hannah Wilke, Iwao Yamawaki at MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) August 1st, 2010 - November 1st, 2010
Posted 8/15/10

MoMA's "The Original Copy: Photography and Sculpture" in a way feels more like a free-for-all mash-up of associations and juxtapositions than a focused thesis, a stream of consciousness collection of various intersections of photography and sculpture.  There is a remarkable absence of a prescribed formulation to follow, and the subject is explored rather through various themes and practices, stirring groupings and somewhat abrupt shifts of logic.  This lack results not in a confused or... [more]

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Diane Arbus, Robert Gober at Fraenkel Gallery January 7th, 2010 - March 6th, 2010
Posted 1/11/10

      The premise of Christ in a lobby, and Other Unknown or Almost Unknown Works, currently on view at Fraenkel Gallery certainly resonates with the circumstantial awkwardness of some of Diane Arbus’ photographs. In 1976, Robert Gober made an untitled still-life that included an Arbus catalogue—this combined with some offhand remarks regarding the late photographer’s possible influence (which may or may not be as important as his dog’s or an anonymous mugger’s) was enough to warrant an invitat... [more]

Burchfield_the_night_wind_small Burchfield at the Hammer   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Charles Burchfield at Hammer Museum October 4th, 2009 - January 3rd, 2010
Posted 10/12/09

Robert Gober’s presence looms large. I’m obsessed with his work. Thus, the draw of Gober pulls on my imagination in a way that Charles Burchfield (1893-1967), a curious figure in the history of American modernism, might not have otherwise. I can’t easily decide how productive it is to the work of Burchfield to have Gober curate a retrospective of his work. This dilemma, for me, is written into the context of the show:  How does Gober interpret and present this material? Why is Gober interested... [more]

Gb3 A Look at Robert Gober   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Robert Gober at Matthew Marks Gallery - 526 W. 22nd St. February 2nd, 2008 - March 29th, 2008
Posted 3/2/08

For over two decades Robert Gober has been using the language of the banal and screwing it up with prosthetics. Sinks and candles, legs and breasts, drains and cribs, all in an inchoate mix of elements with a floating body that seems to poke fun at us. But his body parts are not the hyper-realist artifacts of Ron Mueck (Dead Dad) Duane Hansen (Tourists) or even Charles Ray (Family Romance). Gober’s appendages are clunky and silly and play with the perverse, even if only slightly. This awkwardness is per... [more]

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