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Purgatory
1998
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Youngblood
1998
  Robert_Longo-Goddess

Goddess
1998
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Artic Batman
1998
  Robert_Longo-Hexadecimal

Hexadecimal
1998
   

Robert_Longo-Cindy

Cindy
1981/1998
  Robert_Longo-Erik

Erik
1981/1998
  Robert_Longo-Gretchen

Gretchen
1981/1998
Robert_Longo-Frank

Frank
1981/1998
  Robert_Longo-Janet

Janet
1981/1998
  Robert_Longo-Barsness

Barsness
1981/1998
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Men in the Cities
1981/2000
  Robert_Longo-Men in the Cities

Men in the Cities
1981/2000
   
 
Born on January 7, 1953 in Brooklyn, NY (Usa)
Attended State University College, Buffalo, New York, 1975, B.F.A.
Lives in New York City , NY (Usa).

Robert Longo's work has been exhibited extensively throughout the United States, Europe and Asia since 1980 including one-person shows at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam; the Menil Collection in Houston, Texas; The Los Angeles County Museum of Art; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; the Kunstal Rotterdam, the Netherlands; the Kunsthalle Bielefeld, the Kunsthalle Tubingen, and the Deichtorhallen, Germany; the Isetan Museum, Tokyo; and the Museum Friedericianum, Kassel, Germany. His important group exhibitions include the Whitney Biennial (1983); the Sydney Biennial (1983); the Carnegie International (1985); Documenta 7 (1982) and 8 (1987); and the Venice Biennial (1997). His work is well represented in public collections including the Guggenheim Museum; the Menil Collection; the Museum of Modern Art; the Tate Gallery; the Walker Art Center and the Whitney Museum. Longo has also directed numerous rock videos for artists such as R.E.M., and co-directed and designed the set and costumes for Mozart's opera Lucio Silla, presented at the Mozart Festival in Salzburg, Austria (1992 & 1993) and at the Frankfurt Opera House (1995).
 
 
 
Robert Longo - Selected Group Exhibitions
 

2012

ArtAndPress, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin (Germany)

2011

Are You Glad to be in America?, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milano (Italy)

2010

Tracks and Traces, Galleria In Arco, Torino (Italy)
  Andy Warhol. Cars. Works by warhol, Fleury, Longo, The Albertina, Vienna (Austria)

2009

Fuori cornice a Camogli, Fondazione Pierluigi e Natalina Remotti, Camogli, Genova (Italy)
  Three: The Triptych in Modern Art , Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart (Germany)
  The Pictures Generation. 1974-1984, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (USA)

2008

Future Tense: Reshaping the Landscape , Neuberger Museum of Art, New York (USA)
  Sonic Youth etc.: Sensational Fix , Museion , Bolzano (Italy)
  The Big Bang , Museo Carlo Bilotti, Roma (Italy)
  Atomic Afterimage: Cold War Imagery in Cont. Art, Boston University Art Gallery, Boston (Italy)
  The Human Image in the Twentieth Century, Gunma Museum of Art, Tatebayashi (Japan)
  Political Correct , BFAS Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneve (Switzerland)
  Landscope , Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris (France)
  To:Night, The Hunter College Art Galleries, New York (USA)
  Artisti, parole, immagini dal 1974 al 1989, Villa Remmert, Ciriè (Italy)
  That Was Then… This Is Now , P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York (USA)

2007

Chelsea to Caochengdi, Chambers Fine Art, Beijing (China)
  Arte Fiera, LipanjePuntin artecontemporanea, Bologna (Italy)
  History Will Repeat Itself, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin (Germany)
  Il futuro del Futurismo, GAMeC, Bergamo (Italy)
  History Will repeat Itself, hartware MedienKunstVerein, Dortmund (Germany)
  Exhibitionism, Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York (USA)
  Supermodels II: Real vs Unreal, LipanjePuntin artecontemporanea, Roma (Italy)
  Hot Rock, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow (Scotland)
  Lights, Camera, Action: Artists Films for Cinema, Kaufman Astoria Studios, New York (USA)
  Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll , Musée d'Art Contemporain, Montréal (Canada)
  Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll , Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami (USA)
  Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll , Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (USA)
  History Will Repeat Itself, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw (Poland)
  Panic Attack! Art in the Punk Years, Barbican Art Gallery, London (UK)

2006

The Mediated Gesture, Brooke Alexander Editions, New York (USA)
  The Downtown Art Show: The New York Art Scene, Grey Art Gallery, Fales Library, NY Univ, New York (USA)
  Sound & Vision, Palazzo della Penna, Perugia (Italy)
  Galleria il Ponte, Roma (Italy)
  Wonderful, Serra di Villa Revoltella, Trieste (Italy)
  Everything White + Black, Nathan A. Bernstein Co. Ltd, New York (USA)
  The Neo-Baroque Era, Byblos Art Gallery, Verona (Italy)
  Collectors 1 - Collezione La Gaia, CESAC Filatoio di Caraglio, Caraglio, Cuneo (Italy)

2005

Drive. Automobili nell'arte contemporanea, GAM. Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Bologna (Italy)
  Dead/Undead, Galerie Six Friedrich & Lisa Ungar, Munich (Germany)
  Metro Pictures, New York (USA)
  Flashback: Revisiting the art of the Eighties, Kunstmuseum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel (Switzerland)
  Drawing from the Modern, MoMA, New York (USA)

2004

Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (USA)
  Trentacinquesimo, Studio d'Arte Cannaviello, Milano (Italy)

2003

Art, Lies and Videotape: Exposing Performance, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool (United Kingdom)

2002

Melodrama, MARCO, Vigo (Spain)
  Melodrama, Artium, Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain)
  Melodrama, Centro José Guerrero, Granada (Spain)
  The Human Factor: Figuration American Art 1950-'95, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana (USA)

2001

Streit-Lust - For Argument's Sake, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen (Germany)
  Pictures' at an Exhibition, Artists Space, New York (USA)
  Postmodern Americans, The Menil Collection, Houston (USA)

2000

End Papers, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York (USA)

1999

The Virginia & Bagley Wright Collection, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle (USA)
  The Kiasma Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki (Norway)

1998

The Edward R. Broida Collection, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, Florida (USA)

1997

Views From Abroad, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (USA)
  La Biennale di Venezia, XLVII Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte, Venezia (Italy)
  Stills: Art and Cinema in the Marieluise Hessel C., Centro Cultural Light, Rio de Janeiro (Brasil)
  Stills: Art and Cinema in the Marieluise Hessel C., Center for Curatorial Studies, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York (USA)

1996

New York Unplugged II, Gotthem Gallery, Knokke-Zoute (Belgium)

1995

It's Only Roch and Roll, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati (USA)
  Passions Privée, Musée d'art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris (France)

1993

The 21st Century, Kunsthalle basel, Basel (Switzerland)

1992

Allegories of Modernism: Contemporary Drawing, Museum of Modern Art, New York (USA)
  Allegories of Modernism: Contemporary Drawing, Museum of Modern Art, New York (USA)

1990

Affinities and Intuitions: The G.S. Elliott Coll., The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago (USA)
 
 
Robert Longo - Selected Solo Exhibitions
 

2012

Stand, Capitain Petzel Galley, Berlin (Germany)
  Kings, Metro Pictures, New York (USA)
  Stand, Capitain Petzel , Berlin (Germany)

2011

Robert Longo: God Machines, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris (France)
  Mysterious Heart, Galeria Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid (Spain)
  God Machines, Gallerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris (France)
  Mysterious Heart, Galeria Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid (Spain)

2010

Kunsthalle Weishaupt, Ulm (Germany)
  The Berardo Museum Collection, Lisbon (Portugal)

2009

Surrendering the Absolute, Metro Pictures, New York (USA)
  Dancing With Chains On, Galerie Hans Mayer, Dusseldorf (Germany)
  Survey Exhibition 1980-2009, Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemponain, Nice (France)
  Surrendering the Absolutes, Metro Pictures, New York (NY)
  Robert Longo: 1979-2009, Musée d'Art Moderne et Art Contemporain, Nice (France)
  Robert Longo, David Maljkovic and John Miller, Metro Pictures upstairs Gallery, New York (USA)
  Dancing with Chains on, Galerie Hans Mayer, Düsseldorf (Germany)
  No Wave, SAKS Gallery, Geneve (Switzerland)

2008

Nights Bright Days, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles (USA)
  Intimate Immensità, Galería Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid (Spain)
  Intimate Immensity, Galeria Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid (Spain)
  Nights Bright Days, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles (USA)

2007

Beginning of the World, Galerie Hans Mayer, Düsseldorf (Germany)
  Beginning of the World, Galerie Hans Mayer, Düsseldorf (Germany)
  Children of NY, Metro Pictures upstairs Gallery, New York (USA)

2006

Robert Longo, Metro Pictures, New York (Usa)
  Monsters, Adamson Gallery/Adamson Editions, Washington DC (Usa)
  Ouroboros, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris (France)

2005

Fire, Water, Rock 2003-2005, Galleria d'Arte Contemporanea, Modena (Italy)
  Something Wicked This Way Comes, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles (USA)
  Robert Longo: Deep Silence, Monchehaus Museum, Goslar (Germany)
  Fire, Water, Rock 2002-2005, Emilio Mazzoli, Modena (Italy)

2004

The Sickness of Reason, Metro Pictures, New York (USA)
  The Freud Cycle. Prints and drawings, Adamson Gallery/Adamson Editions, Washington DC (USA)

2003

Lust of the Eye, Galería Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid (Spain)
  Drawings, Metro Pictures, New York (USA)
  The Print, Atrium Gallery, St. Louis (USA)

2002

Sigmund Freud, Jüdisches Museum, Berlin (Germany)
  The Freud Drawings, Krefelder Kunstmuseen, Krefelder (Germany)
  Monsters, Metro Pictures, New York (USA)
  Scale it, Atrium Gallery, St. Louis (USA)
  The Freud Drawings, The Albertina, Vienna (Austria)

2001

Pictures' at an Exhibition, Artists Space, New york (USA)
  New Works on Paper, Atrium Gallery, St. Louis (USA)
  Postmodern Americans, The Menil Collection, Houston (USA)
  The Freud Drawings, Metro Pictures, New York (USA)

2000

Superheroes, LipanjePuntin artecontemporanea, Trieste (Italy)
  Robert Longo 1980-2000, Galleria Emilio Mazzoli, Modena (Italy)
  End Papers, Neuberger Museum of Art, New York (USA)
  Men in the Cities, Dorfman Projects, New York (USA)

1999

The Virginia and Bagley Wright Collection, Seattle Museum of Art, Seattle (USA)
  The Kiasma Collection, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki (Finland)

1998

Superheroes, Cotthem Gallery, Barcelona (Spain)
  Superheroes, Cotthem Gallery, Knokke-Zoute (Belgium)
  The Broida Collection: a Selection of Works, Museum of Art, Orlando (USA)
  Who?, Atrium Gallery, St. Louis (USA)

1997

Robert Longo, Metro Pictures, New York (USA)
  Das Magellan Projekt, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld (Germany)
  Das Magellan Projekt, Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam (The Netherlands)
  Das Magellan Projekt, Kunsthalle Tubingen, Tubingen (Germany)

1996

Robert Longo: Kreuze, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel (Germany)

1995

Robert Longo: A Retrospective, The Isetan Museum of Art, Tokyo (Japan)
  Robert Longo: A Retrospective, Ashikaga City Museum, Ashikaga (Japan)
  Robert Longo: A Retrospective, Kirin Plaza Art Space, Osaka (Japan)
  Johnny Paintings, Galerie Gana-Beaubourg, Paris (France)
  Johnny Paintings, Galerie Lupke, Frankfurt (Germany)
  Johnny Mnemonic: Works on Paper, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris (France)

1994

Robert Longo, Galerie Hans Mayer, Düsseldorf (Germany)
  Robert Longo, Genereux Grunwald Gallery, Toronto (Canada)

1993

Robert Longo, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg (Austria)
  Robert Longo, Kleines Festspielhaus, Salzburg (Austria)
  Killing Time, Galeria Joan Prats, Barcelona (Spain)
  Bodyhammers: Cult of the Gun, Metro Pictures, New York (USA)
  Killing Time, Galeria Joan Prats, New York (USA)

1992

Galerie Hans Mayer, Düsseldorf (Germany)
  Dreams With the Wrong Solutions, Salzburg Grand Opera House, Salzburg (Austria)

1991

Hamburger Kunstverein and Deichtorhallen, Hamburg (Germany)
  Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris (France)

1990

Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris (France)
 
 
Robert Longo - Private and Corporate Collections
 
  Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (The Netherlands)
  Museum of Modern Art, New York (USA)
  Musée d'Art Contemporain, Montreal (Canada)
  Power Gallery of Contemporary Art, University of Sydney, Sydney (USA)
  Tate Gallery, London (United Kingdom)
  Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut (USA)
  Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (USA)
  Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro (USA)
  Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York (USA)
  The Albertina, Vienna (Austria)
  Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago (USA)
  Eli Broad Family Foundation, Los Angeles (USA)
  Guggenheim Museum, New York (USA)
  High Museun, Atlanta (USA)
  The Jewish Museum, New York (USA)
  Jüdishes Museum, Berlin (Germany)
  Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles (USA)
  Ludwig-Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen (Germany)
  Menil Collection, Houston (USA)
  Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal (Canada)
  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (USA)
 
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