Brian Gross Fine Art
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Robert Sagerman
8,570, 2014


10,208, 2014


14,010, 2012


13,842, 2012


14,113, 2009


15,027, 2007


Born
1966
Bayside, NY
Education
2008
PhD, New York University, Dept. of Hebrew and Judaic Studies
2000
MA, New York University, Dept. of Religious Studies
1998
MA, Pratt Institute, Dept. of Art History
MA, Pratt Institute, Dept. of Fine Arts
1990
BA, Pratt Institute, Dept. of Fine Arts
1984-1986
United States Military Academy
Solo Exhibitions
2012
Still Without Cessation, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
It’s Time, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York
2011
Galerie Renate Bender, Munich, Germany
Ermanno Tedeschi Gallery, Rome, Italy
2010
The Number Escapes Me, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2009
On and On: Inquiries into Indeterminacy, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
Workings, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Ermanno Tedeschi Gallery, Rome and Turin, Italy
2008
Galerie Renate Bender, Munich, Germany
Never. Ever., Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
2007
dematerializations / interstices / permutations, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Activity, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
2006
Innumerable Naught Nary, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Recent Paintings, Renate Bender Gallery, Munich, Germany
2005
Amassing Color, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
Marking Time, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
2004
Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2003
435,546 Marks, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
Group Exhibitions
2012
Ermanno Tedeschi Gallery, Turin, Italy
2011
.World, Ermanno Tedeschi Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2010
Elevazioni e Permutazioni, PaRDeS, Mirano, Italy
Gesture, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Monochrome II, Galerie Renate Bender, Munich, Germany
2009
Pure Paint, Henry Gregg Gallery, Brooklyn, NYCommon Ground: Color, Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM
Common Ground: Color, Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM
2008
Material Color, Hunterdon County Art Museum, Clinton, NJ
This Just In, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA
The Fascination of the Color Red, Galerie Renate Bender, Munich, Germany
2007
Luxe, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA
…das viereckige rot?, Galerie Albert Baumgarten, Freiburg, Germany
Farbe, Galerie Huebner, Hamburg, Germany
Surface Impressions, Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY
2006
Blue!, Karl Ernst Osthaus-Museum Hagen, Germany
Don’t Touch, Renate Bender Gallery, Munich, Germany
2005
About Paint, Westport Arts Center, Westport, CT
Living Gray, Karl Ernst Osthaus-Museum Hagen, Germany
Summer Sensation, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
2004
Art Festival for World Peace, Shanghai
ArtHouse, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
Die Farbe hat mich II, Karl Ernst Osthaus-Museum Hagen, Germany
Gallery Bijutsu Sekai, Tokyo
Innovate, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA
M% Gallery, Cleveland, OH
Painting as Process: Reevaluating Painting, group exhibition with Gerhard Richter and Robert Ryman, Earl Lu Gallery, LASALLE-SIA College of the Arts, Singapore
2003
Seeing Red: an International Exhibition of Nonobjective Painting, Hunter College, New York, NY, curated by Michael Fehr, Director, Karl Ernst Osthaus-Museum Hagen, Germany
Tickled Pink, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2002
Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago, IL
Breathing Room, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
Blobs, Wiggles and Dots, Webs and Crustillations, The Work Space, New York, NY, curated by Lucio Pozzi
2001
Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
coLABORATORY, Gale Gates et al., Brooklyn, NY
Items from the Permanent Collection, Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
2000
01.15.00, Gale Gates et al., Brooklyn, NY
1999
Size Matters, Gale Gates et al., Brooklyn, NY
Group Exhibition, Gale Gates et al., Brooklyn, NY
1998
The Calculus of Transfiguration, Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Higher Worlds, Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY
1997
Downtown Arts Annual Group Exhibition, New York, NY. Juried by Fereshteh Daftari, Martin Eisenberg and Charlotta Kotik
Symposium Finalist, New York. Work selected by Michael Brenson, critiqued by Janet Koplos, Donald Kuspit, Peter Schjeldahl and Simon Watson
1993
Alexander Gallery, New York, NY
Three Young Future Majors, Alexander Gallery, New York, NY
Public Collections
Karl Ernst Osthaus-Museum Hagen, Germany
Bibliography
“Transfer of Meaning: the Momentum of Abstract Painting,” by Claire Lieberman, Art Experience: New York City, Spring, 2012.
“Robert Sagerman: ‘It’s Time,’” by Matthew Hassell, NY Arts, February, 2012.
“Robert Sagerman’s ‘It’s Time’ Exhibition Dazzles,” by Mia Macfarlane, Downtown, January 16, 2012.
“Tactility as Mysticism; Robert Sagerman at Margaret Thatcher Projects,” by Franklin Einspruch, The New York Sun, January 13, 2012.
“Robert Sagerman’s scrumptious paintings and Claire Lieberman’s piquant sculptures at Marcia Wood Gallery,” by Catherine Fox, ArtCriticATL.com, April 19, 2010.
“Robert Sagerman,” catalog essay by Michael Amy, Turin, 2009.
Material Color, Exhibition catalog, 2009. The Hunterdon County Art Museum, Clinton, NJ.
Trelles, Emma. “What I Saw at Art Basel: Day 1,” South Florida Sun-Sentinel, December 5, 2007.
Budick, Ariella. “Scratching the ‘Surface’ and teasing your senses,” Newsday, April 2007.
“Indeterminable Painting: Thoughts on the Work of Robert Sagerman,” catalog essay by Michael Fehr, Munich, 2006.
Kunstform Internations, No. 176, June 2005. Review of exhibition “Living Gray,” by Thomas W. Kuhn.
K-West, April 2005. Review of the exhibition, “Living Gray,” by Stefanie Stadel.
SF Weekly, May 25, 2005. Review by Sharon Mizota.
“Abstract Painting: Concepts and Techniques,” by Vicky Perry, 2005.
About Paint. Exhibition catalog, 2005.
Art in America, December 2004.
Painting as Process: Reevaluating Painting, Exhibition catalogue, 2004, Earl Lu Gallery, LASALLE- SIA College of the Arts, Singapore
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, February 1, 2004, review by Jerry Cullum
Art News, Novermber, 2003, article by Amei Wallach
NY Arts, September, 2003, review by Mark Cohen
Seeing Red, Exhibition catalog, 2003, The Karl Ernst Osthaus-Museum Hagen, Germany
NY Arts, February, 2002. Review by Terrence Lindall.
La Republica, June 14, 1999. Review by Enzo Siciliano.
Publications Authored
“The Syncretic Esotericism of Egidio da Viterbo and the Development of the Sistine Chapel Ceiling Program.” Acta ad Archaeologiam et Artium Historiam Pertinentia 19 (2005): 37-76.
“A Kabbalistic Reading of the Sistine Chapel Ceiling.” Acta ad Archaeologiam et Artium Historiam Pertinentia 16 (2002): 93-177.
Scholarly Papers Presented
2008
“Abraham Abulafia and the Cruciform Covenant.” Association for Judaic Studies Annual Conference
2006
“The Sistine Chapel Ceiling and Renaissance Christian Kabbalah.” Association for Judaic Studies Annual Conference, Poster Session
“The Kabbalist Abraham Abulafia’s Conflicted Attitude towards Christianity.” International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo
2003
“Cosmogonic Diminution and Messianic Reconstitution: The Kabbalistic Sistine Chapel Ceiling Program of Egidio da Viterbo.” Sacro e Profano, Conference of the Norwegian Institute in Rome
“A Kabbalistic Reading of the Sistine Chapel Ceiling.” Pictor in carmine: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Mural Paintings in Medieval Churches, 1100-1500, New York University
1999
“The Gospel of Thomas: Apocalypticism, the Temporal and Art.” The Future of Man Symposium. The Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
1998
“The Calculus of Transfiguration: Postmodernism, Jewish Mysticism and Art.” The Williamsburg Symposium: Meaning, Form and Process in Late Twentieth Century Art. The Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY



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