Brian Gross Fine Art
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joe amrhein
Textual, 2009

Above, 2005

Geometry, 2005



Labial, 2004



Born
1953, Sacramento, CA
Education
American River College, Sacramento, CA
Solo Exhibitions
2015
Jochen Hempel Gallerie, Berlin, Germany
UN-NATURAL COURSE, Another Year in LA, Los Angeles, CA
FireCat Projects, Chicago, IL
2009
Dogenhaus, Volta New York, NY
2007
Red Dot Contemporary, West Palm Beach, FL
2005
Abecedarian, Another Year In LA, Los Angeles, CA
Project, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
2003
Roebling Hall, Brooklyn, NY
Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
2002
Artifact (Quote), POST, Los Angeles, CA
Sublime-in-Reverse, Galerie Bernard Jordan, Paris, France
2001
Leytonstone Center for Contemporary Art, Leytonstone, UK
2001
Roebling Hall, Brooklyn, NY
1996
Earl McGrath Gallery, New York, NY
1989
Turske & Turske Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
1987
Turske & Whitney Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1986
Ivory/Kimpton Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1985
Fiona Whitney Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Group Exhibitions
2011
Nusser & Baumgart Gallery, Munich, Germany
2009
Paper/Mylar/Vellum, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
The Carnival Within, curated by Gregory Volk and Sabine Russ, Uferhallen, Berlin, Germany
SIGN/AGE | Fight the Power, Armand Bartos Fine Art, New York, NY
2008
Perpetual IF (information friction), Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany
Piecemeal, curated by Mery Lynn McCorkle, Jancar Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
From Brooklyn With Love, Parker’s Box, Brooklyn, NY
2007
Bare Words, curated by Leif Magne Tangen, Lautom Contemporary, Oslo, Norway
Signal, Centrum Kunstlicht in de Kunst, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Between What Is Said and What Is Not Said, Red Dot Contemporary, West Palm Beach, FL
2006
Word, curated by Brandon Krall, Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston, TX
Material Abuse, Caren Golden Gallery, New York, NY
New Art. New York: Reflections on the Human Condition, curated by Margaret Mathews-Berenson, Trierenberg Corporate Kunsthalle, Taun, Austria
Red Bull Kunsthalle, Hangar 7, Salzburg, Germany
2005
Superlores, curated by Marcin Ramaki and Bit Editions, Vertex List, Brooklyn, NY
Writing Letters, The Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA
Dogenhaus, Triple Crown, Leipzig, Germany
Public Notice II; Paintings In the Landscape, curated by Gregory Volk and Sabine Russ, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO
R3, Reading ‘Ritin ‘Ritmetic, 30 Years Later, curated by Susan M. Canning, Castle Gallery, The College of New Rochelle, NY
World Play, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY
Code Residue, curated by Marcin Ramocki, Vertex List, Brooklyn, NY
SAFN Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
2004
Open House, The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
The Drawn Page, The Adrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
2003
Next/Next Visual Arts, BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music), Brooklyn, NY
BQE Part II, curated by Christian Viveros­Fauné, White Box, New York, NY
Word Works, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, NY
Summer Reading, curated by Larry Wolczac, Schroeder Romero, Brooklyn, NY
B-List, Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY
American Dream, Ronald Feldman Gallery, curated by Ronald Feldman, New York, NY
Valence, Ecole des Beaux Arts, France
2002
Overt Operation, Joseph Helman Gallery, New York, NY
EXIT Art, Art 2002 SOS Save Our Senate, Benefit for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, October 29
Selection One; Made in Brooklyn, curated by Phong Bui, Wythe Studio, Brooklyn, NY
Im'n'il, Brooklyn, NY
ACME; 25 Years, 25 Artists, Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA
Proximity, curated by Robin Hill, The Work Space, New York, NY
2001
Brooklyn, Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Palm Beach, FL
Cool, Refrigerate After Opening, Cynthia Broan Gallery, NY, NY (curated by Edward Winkleman)
Out of Context, curated by Sue Joyce, Robert V. Fullerton Museum, Fullerton, CA
2000
The Brooklyn Zoo, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany, curated by Sabine Russ and Gregory Volk
The Brooklyn Zoo, Musée D'art Moderne de Saint-Étienne, Saint-Étienne, France, curated by Sabine Russ and Gregory Volk
Summer Reading, Eyewash, Brooklyn, NY
1999
The Stroke, (selected by Elizabeth Murray), Exit Art (The First World), New York, NY
Wordsmiths, curated by Karen Shaw,Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY
Valentine '99, Eyewash, Brooklyn, NY
Babel, Roebling Hall, Brooklyn, NY
1998
Southern Exposure, Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, FL
Can't We All Just Get Along, DevonGolden, New York, NY
Wallpaper, curated by Lisa Jacobs,Nicholas Davies Gallery, New York, NY
Interior Landscapes, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware
Paint, Flipside, Brooklyn, NY
Redefinitions: A View From Brooklyn, curated by Sue Joyce, Robert V. Fullerton Museum, Fullerton,CA
1997
Just What Do You Think You're Doing Dave?, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn,NY
Abstracted and Unfixed, Art In General, New York, NY
1996
Hodgepodge Lodge East, Hovel, New York, NY
1995
The Ocean by Could Do, Postmasters Gallery, New York, NY
Other Rooms, Four Brooklyn Galleries, Ronald Feldman, New York, NY
1994
American Fine Arts Benefit, American Fine Arts, New York, NY
DYAD, Curated by Annie Herron, Brooklyn, NY
1994
The Pleasure Principle, Kohn, Pedersen, Fox Architects, New York,NY
1993
Four Walls Benefit, David Zwirner Gallery, NY
P.S.1, Seven Rooms-Seven Artists, The Four Walls Model Backroom
Stand-Ins, Long Island City, NY
1992
Activated Walls, Artists Space, New York, NY
1990
Angeles Press 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Associated American Artists, NY
1989
Art and Leisure, Associated American Artists, New York, NY
1988
Small Size, Turske & Whitney Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1987
ART/LA87, Turske & Whitney Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Figure in Prints,Associated American Artists, New York, NY
Turske & Turske Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
1986
Turske & Whitney Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1985
Pepper Art Gallery, Redlands, CA
Art & Architecture Tour, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Trident Center, Los Angeles,CA
Art Quest, (Video Format), US Tour, Traveling Exhibition
Up Against Hunger, William Grant Still Arts Center, Los Angeles, CA
Fiona Whitney Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1984
A Broad Spectrum, The Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
Mitzi Landau Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Mixed Bag, Swope Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1983
Wonderful Things, Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Available Clay, Swope Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Expose VI, Los Angeles Museum of Art, Art Rental Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Lony Gans Gallery, Venice Art Walk, Venice, CA
Spring Show #2, Los Angeles Museum of Art, Art Rental Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Selected Bibliography
Yablonsky, Linda. "Borough Sprawl: The Brooklyn Museum celebrates its new entrance with an unruly show of work by local artists," Time Out New York, Issue No.448, April 29­May 6, 2004. pp.72-3
K.R. "Opening, Prospect Heights: The Brooklyn Museum Comes Home," New York Magazine, April 19, 2004. p.104
"Joe Amrhein," The New Yorker, November 17, 2003. p.40
Illus. Time Out NY, November 6­13, 2003. p.64.
Kalm, James, "Joe Amrhein: Slightly Cryptic, Roebling Hall," The Brooklyn Rail, November 2003. p.10.
Maine, Stephen, "Dateline Brooklyn," artnet.com, October 29, 2003
Patricia Rosoff, "Real Art Ways/Hartford, Joe Amrhein: Retro and Re-Site," Art New England, August/September 2003. p.28
"Word Works," The New Yorker, August 11, 2003. p. D15
Huntington, Richard. "Humor, 'bad art' blur all lines in 'B-List' show," Buffalo News, May 2, 2003
Schmerler, Sarah, "Profile: Open Files," Art on Paper, January 2003
Johnson, Ken, "'Overt Operation,' Joseph Helman," The New York Times, January 10, 2003.
"Overt Operation: Joe Amrhein, Xu Bing, Mark Lombardi, Ivan Navarro, David Opdyke, David Schild," Writer's Picks, January Preview, Berliner Kunst, International Edition, Vol. 8, No. 1, Jan. 2003. p. 41 (illus.)
Gomez, Edward M., "Taking the Spirit of Brooklyn on a Florida Vacation," The New York Times, September 16, 2001.
Zellen, Jody, "Artifact (Quote), Joe Amrhein at Post," d'art International, Fall 2002.
Reid, Calvin, "Joe Amrhein at Roebling Hall," Art In America, September 2001.
Cotter, Holland, "Cool," The New York Times, July 27, 2001.
Buck, Louisa, "Contemporary art finds a home in Leytonstone," The Art Newspaper, Vol.XII, June 2001.
Schmerler, Sarah, "In Review: Joe Amrhein at Roebling Hall, www.wburg.com, Vol. 1, No. 4, SU '01.
Aske, Art, "Joe Amrhein at Roebling Hall," The Brooklyn Rail, May/June 2001.
Kalm, James, "Joe Amrhein: Typography, Painting and Poetry, NYArts Magazine, May 2001.
Smith, Roberta, The New York Times, March 30, 2001.
Kino, Carol, "Babel," Time Out NY, February 11-18, 1999.
Nahas, Dominique, "Babel," Review, February 1, 1999.
Smith, Roberta, "Can't We All Just Get Along?," The New York Times, July 24, 1998.
Schmerler, Sarah, "Paint," Time Out, April 9-16, 1998.
Carasso, Roberta, "Redefinitions: A View from Brooklyn," www.artscenecal.com, December 1997.
Arning, Bill, Time Out, July 1997.
Freedman, Matt, "Flipside," Waterfront Week, March 26­April 8, 1997.
Curtis, C., Los Angeles Times, August 14, 1987.
Laurence, Michael, Flash Art, February-March, 1986.
California Magazine, March 1986, p20.
Laurence, Michael, West Hollywood Paper, October 24, 1985.
Gardiner, Colin, Los Angeles Times, November 1, 1985.
Experience
2001
Visiting Critic, ISCP (International Studio & Curatorial Program), NY, NY
Visiting Critic, Columbia University, Graduate School of Fine Arts, NY, NY
2000
Parsons Fine Arts Dept. New York Studio Program Lecture Series; Artist/Gallerist talk
The 2000 Everson Biennial, Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY, March-May
Five Sculptors Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus, Brooklyn, NY, June 15th-October 31st
1999
Brooklyn New Work, The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH, Sept 4-Nov 11. Co-curated with David Brown
Package, PS122, New York, NY
Flatfiles, The Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery (University of the Arts), Philadelphia, PA
1997
Current Undercurent, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY, Co-curated with Charlotta Kotik
1994­–Present
Owner/Director of Pierogi 2004, an artist run gallery located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn



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