Robert Zakanitch

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ROBERT ZAKANITCH


EDUCATION

1958 Newark School of Fine and Industrial Art, Newark, New Jersey


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 “In the Garden of the Moon,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2015-16 “Ephemeral Beauty,” Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, Kansas
2013 “Hanging Gardens,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2010 “From a Garden of Ordinary Miracles,” Samuel Freeman Gallery, Los Angeles
2007 “Lace Paintings,” Locks Gallery, Philadelphia
“Tureen Series,” Werkstatte, New York
2006 “Charms,” Spike Gallery, New York
“Lace Paintings,” Samuel Freeman Gallery, Los Angeles
“Robert Rahway Zakanitch,” The Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach
2005 “Silhouette Series,” Spike Gallery, New York
2003 “Aggressive Goodness Series,” Spike Gallery, New York
“Aggressive Goodness Series II,” Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, California
1997 Locks Gallery, Philadelphia
Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, California
1996 Riva Yares Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
1995 “Adornments,” Hirschl and Adler Gallery, New York
Guild Hall Museum, Easthampton, New York
1994-1999 “Big Bungalow Suite,” Arizona State University, Tempe; University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City; University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Museum of Art; University of Oklahoma, Norman; Jason McCoy Gallery, New York
I Space, University of Illinois, Chicago
1991 Daniel Templon Gallery, Paris
1990 Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
1989 Helander Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida
Harcus Gallery, Boston
1988 Robert Miller Gallery, New York
1985 Asher-Faure Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Robert Miller Gallery, New York
1984 Robert Miller Gallery, New York
1983 Bruno Bischofberger, Zurich
Fondation du Chateau de Jau, Case de Pene, France
1982 Asher-Faure Gallery, Los Angeles
Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Michael Lord Gallery, Philadelphia
Mackler Gallery, Philadelphia
Mayor Gallery, London
Robert Miller Gallery, New York
Daniel Templon Gallery, Paris
1980 Robert Miller Gallery, New York
Daniel Templon Gallery, Paris
1979 Robert Miller Gallery, New York
Galerie Rudolf Zwirner, Cologne
1978 Galerie Liatowitsch, Basel
Robert Miller Gallery, New York
1977 Holly Solomon, New York


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 “Bedazzled,” Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, New York
2015 “BLOOM,” J. Johnson Gallery, Jacksonville Beach, Florida
2014-15 “Cutout/Decoupage,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2014 “Summer,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2013-14 ”Winter Blues,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2013 “Color: The Splendor Of,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2005 “The Art of 9/11,” Apex Art, New York
1996 “Inside: The Work of St. Clair Cemin, Joel Otterness and Others,” California Center for the Arts, Escondido
1994 Palm Desert Museum, Palm Springs, California
1993 Jason McCoy Gallery, New York
1989 Riva Yares Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
1988 “The Flower Show,” Betsy Rosenfeld Gallery, Chicago
Manufactures du Sevres, Porcelains, France
1987 A View of the Workshop: Selections from Tyler Graphics,” Katonah Gallery, Katonah, New York
“Art in Fashion/Fashion in Art,” Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, New York
1986 “After Matisse,” Independent Curators, New York
“Anniottanta,” Luogo d’Esposizione, Bologna, Italy
“House and Garden: 10th Anniversary Exhibition,” Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn, New York
1984 “American Art Scene 1970,” organized by The Whitney Museum of American Art: traveling to La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, California; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh; University of Nebraska, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln; Museo Tamayo, Mexico
1983 “Back to the USA,” Kunstmuseum, Lucerne, Switzerland: traveling to Rheinisches Landesmuseum, Bonn, Germany; Wurttembergisch Kunstverin, Stuttgart, Germany
“A Contemporary Collection on Loan from the Rothschild Bank Ag,” Zurich
“Content in Abstraction,” High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
La Jolla Museum of Art, California
“Ornamentalism: The New Decorativeness in Architecture & Design,” Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York
1982 “Collaboration Patsy Norvell and Robert Zakanitch,” Sidney Janis Gallery, New York: traveling to Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York
“Paintings and Drawings from the Sidney Janis Gallery, New York,” Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
1981 “Biennial Exhibition,” The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1980 “Open 80,” 39th Biennial, U.S. Pavilion, Venice, Italy: traveling to Biblioteca Nacional, Madrid; Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon; Kunstforeningen Museum, Copenhagen
1979 “Pattern Nouvelle Peinture Americaine,” Galerie d’Art Contemporain des Musees de Nice, France: traveling to Galerie Alexandra Monnett, Brussels, Belgium
1976 “Ten Approaches to the Decorative,” Alessandra Gallery, New York
1974 “Continuing Abstractions in American Art,” The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1973 Kolner Kunstmarkt, Cologne, Germany
“Recent Acquisitions,” The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
“The Structure of Color,” The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
“Whitney Biennial,” The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1968 “New Art USA-Baroque-Minimal,” Modern Art Museum, Munich, Germany
1967 “Whitney Annual,” The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York


COLLECTIONS

Albright-Knox Museum, Buffalo, New York
The Art Museum, Princeton University, New Jersey
Brooklyn Museum, New York
Denver Art Museum, Colorado
The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin
Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia
Musee de Strasbourg, France
Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania
Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona
The Tate, London
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York


AWARD

1995 John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Grant


COMMISSIONS

Bellagio Hotel, Las Vegas
Ivoryton Playhouse, Ivoryton, Connecticut
Johnson&Johnson, New Jersey
Miami Cultural Center, Florida


TEACHING

1999 Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute, University of Oklahoma, Norman
1996 Boston Museum School, Massachusetts
1988 Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute, Lone Wolf, Oklahoma
1977 The Art Institute of Chicago, visiting artist program, Illinois
1972-73 University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California


LECTURES AND PANELS

2006 Pacific Design Center Bookstore, Los Angeles
Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Florida
Vassar College, with Dave Hickey, Poughkeepsie, New York
2005 Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
2003 Pattern and Decoration, Santa Monica Museum, California
1999 Polk Museum of Art, with Dave Hickey and Carter Ratcliff, Lakeland, Florida
Locks Gallery, interview by critic Gerald Brown, Philadelphia
1998 Boston Museum School, Massachusetts
Ceres Gallery, with Paul Branch, “…in response to the Women’s Art Movement”, New York
University of Illinois, Champagne-Urbana
University of Nevada Las Vegas
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
1997 Arizona State University, Tempe
Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton
Scripps College, Claremont, California
1996 University of Iowa Museum, interview by art historian Arthur Danto, Iowa Falls
1994 Empire State College, New York
1993 University of Texas, with Arthur Danto, Peter Schjeldahl, “Whatever Happened to Beauty?,” Austin
1992 University of South Florida, panel, Tampa
1991 Pompidou Museum, Paris
Vermont Studio School, Johnson
1990 Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute, Lone Wolf
1989 Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute, Lone Wolf
1988 Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute, Lone Wolf
1987 Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
1977 The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois
College Art Association, panel, Washington, D.C.
1973 California Institute of the Arts, Valencia
University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California
1972 College Art Association, panel, Los Angeles
1971 Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia