Biography

ROBERT BARRY

Born in 1936 in Bronx, New York

Lives and works in New Jersey

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014

Incomplete…, Gallery Alfonso Artiaco, Naples, IT

Robert Barry : Diptych, Window-Wallpiece, Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey, US

 

2013

One Billion Colored Dots, Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey, US

Robert Barry, Galerie Greta Meert, Brussels, BE

Robert Barry, Le Consortium, Dijon, FR

Robert Barry, Greta Meert, Brussels, BE

 

2012

Robert Barry – Light and Dark, The Projections of Robert Barry 1967 – 2012, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, FR

Taking Your Time, Michelle Didier, Paris, FR

Different Times Different Works, Galleria Massimo Minini, Brescia, IT

Robert Barry, SoundPieces, Jan Mot, Mexico City, MX

 

2011                       

Recent Mirrorpieces, Sperone Westwater, New York, US

Golden Words, Giacomo Guidi MG Art, Roma, IT

Troublesome, Galerie Alfonso Artiaco, Napoli, IT

Silver, Bugdahn und Kaimer Gallery, Düsseldorf, DE

 

2010                       

Words and Music, The Common Guild, Glasgow, UK

Recent Works, Galerie Sfeir Semler, Hamburg, DE 

 

2009                       

Word Lists, Yvon Lambert, Paris, FR

RB 62-08, Yvon Lambert, New York, US

Robert Barry, Galerie Greta Meert, Brussels, BE

Choice: Something Else by Robert Barry, Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Düsseldorf, DE

 

2008                       

Robert Barry, Ritter /Zamet Gallery, London, UK

It isn’t, live performance, Jan Mot, Brussels, BE

Works on Paper from the ‘70’s, Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Düsseldorf, DE

Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Düsseldorf

 

2007

Art and War, Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, New York, US

New Multi-Part Colored Mirrorpieces, Galerie Greta Meert, Brussels, BE

Artists Books, Showcase Alfred Vandaele, Ghent, BE

Robert Barry, Galerie Alfonso Artiaco, Napoli, IT

 

2006

An Installation and a Video, Galerie Yvon Lambert Paris, FR

Paintings, Drawings and Videos, Galerie Steinek, Vienna, AT

Some Times, Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Dusseldorf, DE

Old and New Works, Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Hamburg, DE

 

2005     

25 Paintings and a Video, Gasser & Grunert Gallery, New York City                

Robert Barry and Sol LeWitt, Yvon Lambert, Paris, FR

Galleria Massimo Minimi, Brescia, IT

Diptych, Window – Wallpiece, Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey, US

Reflets et Réflexions, Musée d’Orsay, Paris, FR

Robert Barry and Jonathan Monk, Galerie Widmer, Zürich, CH

 

2004

Expression, Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Hamburg, DE

Old Drawings – New Videos, Galerie Meert Rihoux, Brussels, BE

New Mirrors. New Videos. Old Drawings, Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Hamburg, DE

 

2003

Robert Barry, Galerie Meert Rihoux, Brussels, BE

Some places to which we can come: Robert Barry, Works 1963 to 1975, Kunsthalle Nurnberg, Nurnberg, DE; Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, CH (catalogue)

 

2002

Reflection – New Mirrorpieces and a Wallpiece, Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Düsseldorf, DE

Robert Barry, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, FR

 

2001                       

Robert Barry – Drei Wandzeichnungen, Lenbachhaus, Munich, DE

Early Works, 1966 – 1973, Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert Inc., New York, US

Project for McKinsey & Selected Works, McKinsey and Company, Düsseldorf, DE (catalogue)

Robert Barry. Old Paintings New Sculpture, Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Hamburg, CH

 

2000

Reactions, Galleria Primo Piano, Roma, IT

Four Yellow Pieces, Base: Progetti per L’Arte, Florence, IT

 

1999     

Robert Barry: Stay Away, Recent Installations, Holly Solomon Gallery, New York, US

Robert Barry: Werk of papier, schilderijen, grafiek en CD, Vous Etes Ici Editions, Amsterdam, NL

Robert Barry: Paintings 1988-1994; Windowpiece 1996, Galerie Bugdhan und Kaimer, Düsseldorf, DE

Robert Barry – It Can Be… Drei Diaprojektionen, Neues Museum Weimar, Weimar, DE

Monochrome, Salle des Expositions, École Superieure des Beaux-Arts de Nimes, Nîmes, FR

 

1998                       

Yvon Lambert Paris, FR

The Box, Torino, IT

Kunstraum Neue Kunst, Hannover, DE

Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Hamburg, CH

Robert Barry, Galerie Greta Meert, Bruxelles, BE

 

1997                       

Indianapolis, Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana, US

13 Works and Artist’s Book, Galerie Meert Rihoux, Brussels, BE

 

1996                       

Dum Umeni (Haus der Kunst), Brno, Tschechische Republik, CZ

Galerie H.S. Steinek, Vienna, AT

 

1995                       

Robert Barry and Heinz Gappmayr, Kunstraum, Vienna, AT

Robert Barry, Galerie Meert-Rihoux, Brussels, BE

Fellow Workers, Recent Portraits from the Art World, Galerie Bugdhan und Kaimer, Düsseldorf, DE

Galerie Klemens Gasser, Köln, DE

Galerie H.S. Steinek, Vienna, AT

 

1994                       

Robert Barry and Haim Steinbach, Yvon Lambert Paris, FR

Holly Solomon Gallery, New York, US

Wallworks and New Pieces, Galerie Art & Public, Geneva, CH

 

1993                       

Galerie H.S. Steinek, Vienna, AT

Drawings, Wasserman Galerie, Munich, DE

 

1992     

Robert Barry. Photo Drawings, Galeria Ugo Ferranti, Roma, IT

Wallpiece and New Works, Galerie Bugdhan und Kaimer, Düsseldorf Galerie Klemens Gasser, Bolzano, IT

Art and Project, Van Krimpen, Rotterdam, NL

 

1991                       

Galeria 57, Madrid, ES

Galerie Pierre Huber, Geneva, CH

Diptychs .New Works on Paper, Wasserman Galerie, Köln, DE

Galerie Foskal, Warsaw, PL (catalogue)

Galeria Ugo Ferranti, Roma, IT

Le Consortium, Dijon, FR

Details from ‘not intented’. A new Projection, Holly Solomon,Gallery, New York, US (catalogue)

 

1990                       

Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, US

Words, Space, Sound, Time, Haags Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag, NL

Holly Solomon Gallery, New York, US

Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, US

Salama-Caro Gallery, London, UK

Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, FR

Works 1967-1990, Galerie Meert Rihoux, Brussels, BE

Galleria Massimo Minini, Brescia, IT

 

1989                       

Holly Solomon Gallery, New York, US

Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, US

Robert Barry Works 1967-1976, Julian Pretto Gallery, New York, US

Delfryd Celf Gallery, Wales, UK

Thomas Solomon’s Garage, Los Angeles, US

Robert Barry: Lavori su Carta 1975-1989, Ugo Ferranti Gallery, Roma, IT

Le Magasin – Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble, FR

Musée St. Pierre, Art Contemporain, Lyon, FR

Roy Boyd Gallery, Los Angeles, US

Robert Barry Works 1967-1976, Julian Pretto Gallery, New York, US

 

1988

Delfryd Celf Gallery, Wales, UK

Wasserman Edition E Gallery, Munich, DE

Soundpiece Variation: Nr. 3 – September 1987, Galeria Meert-Rihoux, Brussels, BE

The Art Cologne Wall Piece, Paul Maenz Gallery, Cologne, DE

Yvon Lambert, Paris, FR

Holly Solomon Gallery, New York, US

Sperone Westwater Gallery, New York City, US

 

1987

Paul Maenz Gallery, Cologne, DE

Galeria Primo Piano, Roma, IT

Julian Pretto Gallery, New York, US

Defryd Celf Gallery, Wales, UK

Gallerie Ghislain Mollet-Vieville, Paris, FR

Robert Barry & Lawrence Weiner, Christian Stein Gallery, Torino, IT

 

1986

Closed Gallery & Marcuse Piece ,Delfryd Celf Gallery, Lloyds Bank, Wales, UK

Robert Barry and Peter Downsbrough, Le Consortium, Dijon, FR

 

1985

The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, Chicago, US (exhibition catalogue)

 

1984

Robert Barry: Wallpiece, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, FR

David Bellman Gallery, Toronto, CA

 

1983

Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, US

Art & Project, Amsterdam, NL

Galerie Francoise Lambert, Milano, IT

Galeria Locus Solus, Genoa, IT

Galerie L’Hermitte, Coutances, FR

 

1982                       

Robert Barry: Grafik und Installationen, Ulmer Museum, Ulm, DE

Museum Folkwang Essen, DE

Museum of Conceptual Art, San Francisco, US

 

1981                       

Galerie Yvon Lambert Paris, FR

All the Time, in collaboration with Carole Gallagher, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, US

Art and Project, Amsterdam, NL

Robert Barry: Dessins, Centre d’Arts Plastique Contemporains de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, FR

 

1980                       

1-80 Series: Robert Barry, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska, US (exhibition catalogue)

Robert Barry. Colour Drawings, Galerie Paul Maenz, Cologne, DE

Wallpiece, Leo Castelli, Gallery, New York, US

Banco, Massimo Minini. Brescia, IT

Fêtes musicales de La Saint-Baume, Saint-Baume, FR

 

1979                       

Galerie Paul Maenz, Cologne, DE

Robert Barry: New Drawings ,Galerie Francoise Lambert, Milano, IT

Galerie Rolf Preisig, Basel, CH

Again & Again, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, US

 

1978                       

A Wall Drawing, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, US

Galerie MTL, Brussels, BE

Museum of Conceptual Art, San Francisco, US

Robert Barry: Prints, Drawings & Publications 1968 – 1978, Fine Arts Gallery, University of Colorado Museum, Boulder, US

Fine Arts Gallery, University of Colorado, Museum, Boulder, US

 

1977                       

Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, FR

Almost, Paul Maenz, Cologne, DE

Endless Celebrations, Robert Self Ltd., London, UK

Robert Barry, Stedelijk van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven and Folkwangmuseum, Essen, DE ( exhibition catalogue)

Unless, Rudiger Schöttle, Munich, DE

 

1976                       

Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, US

Rolf Preisig, Basel, CH

Galleria Gian Enzo Sperone, Roma, IT

Galerie Paul Maenz, Cologne, DE

Portrait, Part I, Julian Pretto Gallery, New York, US

Portrait, Part II, P.S.1, Long Island City, New York, US

 

1975                       

Gian Enzo Sperone Gallery, New York, US

Galerie Paul Maenz, Cologne, DE

Cusack Gallery, Houston, US

 

1974

Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, FR

Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, US

Jack Wendler Gallery, London, UK

Galerie Paul Maenz, Cologne, DE

Galerie MTL, Brussels, BE

Art and Project, Amsterdam, NL

Robert Barry, Kunstmuseum Luzern, CH

Galerie Rolf Preisig, Basel, CH

Galeria Gian Enzo Sperone, Torino, IT

Robert Barry, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL (catalogue)

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, US

 

1973     

Invitation Piece, Galerie Yvon Lambert Paris, FR

Galleria Sperone, Torino, IT

Galleria Toselli, Milano, IT

Galeria Gian Enzo Sperone, Torino, IT

Paul Maenz, Cologne, DE

Gian Enzo Sperone & Konrad Fischer, Roma, IT

Jack Wendler Gallery, London, UK

Galeria Foksal, Warsaw, PL

Im Kabinett für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremerhaven, DE

 

1972                       

Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, US

Galerie MTL, Brussels, BE

Invitation Piece, Jack Wendler Gallery, London, UK; traveled to Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, FR; Leo Castelli, New York, US

Galerie Toselli, Milano, IT

Slidepieces 1971-72, Bulletin 51, Tate Gallery, London, UK

 

1971                       

10.4.71, Bulletin 37, Art & Project, Amsterdam, NL

Robert Barry Presents Three Shows and a Review by Lucy R. Lippard, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, FR

Galerie Paul Maenz, Cologne, DE

Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, US

 

1970

Closed Gallery Piece, Eugenia Butler Gallery, Los Angeles, US

Marcuse Piece, Galleria Sperone, Torino, IT

 

1966

Inert Gas Exhibition, Seth Siegelaub, Los Angeles, US

Closed Gallery Piece, Bulletin 17, Art & Project, Amsterdam, NL

Closed Gallery Piece, Galleria Sperone, Torino, IT

 

1964                       

Westerly Gallery, New York, US