Biography/Bibliography

Robert Feintuch

Born 1953 Jersey City, New Jersey

EDUCATION
1974-76             
Yale University School of Art, M.F.A.
1970-74             
Cooper Union, B.F.A.


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017                  
3 Paintings, 3 Drawings, Sidecar at Betty Cuningham Gallery, New York                                                  

Rona Pondick and Robert Feintuch: Heads, Hands, Feet; Sleeping, Holding, Dreaming, Dying, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City

2015                  
Miller Yezerski Gallery, Boston

2014              
Sonnabend Gallery, New York

2012                  
Akira Ikeda Gallery, Berlin

2011                  
Sonnabend Gallery, New York

2010                  
Sonnabend Gallery, New York

2006                  
CRG Gallery, New York

2004                  
Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston

2002                  
CRG Gallery, New York, (catalogue)

2001                  
Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, (catalogue)

1999                  
Heat, CRG Gallery, New York

1996                  
The Middle Ages, CRG Gallery, New York

1994                  
Ruth Bloom Gallery, Santa Monica
Studio La Citta, Verona, Italy, (catalogue)

1993                  
Daniel Newburg Gallery, New York

1992                  
Daniel Newburg Gallery, New York

1989                  
Galerie Alfred Kren, Cologne, Germany

1988                  
fiction/nonfiction, New York

1985                  
Madeleine Carter Fine Arts, Boston


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016                  
The Ileana Sonnabend Collection, Ca’ Pesaro Galleria Internationale d’arte Moderna, Venice

The Sonnabend Collection: Half A Century of European & American Art, Part 1, Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal

2015                  
Heaven and Earth, Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachussetts

SELF: Portarits of Artists in their Absence, National Academy Museum, New York

Directors’ Cut: Selections from the Maine Art Museum Trail, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine

The Guston Effect, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston                           

Intimacy in Discourse: Reasonable-Sized Paintings, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City

2014                   
From Rauschenberg to Jeff Koons, Ca’ Pesaro Galleria Internationale d’arte Moderna, Venice  

Unrealism Part 1, Fredericks & Freiser Gallery, New York

Beyond the Classical: Imagining the Ideal Across Time, National Academy Museum, New York

Look at Me:  Portraiture from Manet to the Present, Leila Heller Gallery,  New York

2013                  
Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Dedalus Foundation, Industry City, and The BrooklynRail, Brooklyn, New York, (catalogue) 

The Sonnabend Collection, Ca’ Pesaro Galleria Internazionale d’Arte Moderna, Venice

2012                   
Sonnabend Gallery, New York

2011                  
Ileana Sonnabend. An Italian Portrait, Peggy Guggenheim Museum, Venice

Naked, Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston

2010                 
Uncovered, Eden Rock Gallery, St. Barthelemy

At the Edge: Subversive Ideas and New Forms, Portsmouth Museum of Fine Art, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

2009                 
Sonnabend Gallery, New York

Lover, On Stellar Rays, New York

2006                 
Sweets and Beauties, Fredericks Freiser Gallery, New York

2005                  
Tilton Gallery, New York

2004                 
Some of Their Parts, Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston

2003                 
Me, Myself and I, CRG Gallery, New York

2002                 
CRG Gallery, New York

2001                 
I Love NY Art Benefit, CRG Gallery, New York

Reflection, Rebecca Ibel Gallery, Columbus, Ohio

2000                 
Nude + Narrative, P.P.O.W., New York

1999                 
Figuration, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal, Germany, (traveling to the Rupertinum, Salzburg, and Museum für moderne zeitgenössische Kunst, Bolzano, Italy, (catalogue)

Making Change, The Jewish Museum, San Francisco

1998                 
Shake, PS 122, New York

1997                 
Frankensteinian, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York

1996                 
Brooklyn Academy of Music, Next Wave Festival (site: Brooklyn Museum), Brooklyn, New York, MINE, (Performance conceived and co-directed by Rona Pondick and Robert Feintuch, in collaboration with Sara Rudner, Jennifer Tipton and William Matthews)

Frankenstein, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal (catalogue)

CRG Gallery, New York

Robert Feintuch and Tomas Clusellas, One Great Jones, New York

Faculty Exhibition, The Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, Maine

Scratch, Threadwaxing Space, New York, (catalogue)

1995                 
Robert Feintuch, John O’Reilly, Rona Pondick, Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston

Madeleines, Apex Art, New York

Not, Not, E.S. Vandam, New York

1994                 
Take Me To God, Jose Freire Gallery, New York

Basically Silver: 25th Anniversary Exhibition, Studio La Citta, Verona, Italy

Daniel Newburg Gallery, New York

Elga Wimmer Gallery, New York

Fresco: A Contemporary Perspective, The Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor and Boston College Museum, (catalogue)

Studio Barnabo, Venice

1993                 
Thirtieth Anniversary Exhibition of Drawings, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York

I Love You More Than My Own Death: A Melodrama in Parts by Pedro Almodovar,Venice Biennale, “Slittamenti”, Venice, Italy

The Brushstroke: Painting in the 90’s, Ruth Bloom Gallery, Santa Monica, California

The Return of the Cadavre Exquis, The Drawing Center, New York

Studio La Citta, Verona, Italy

I am the Enunciator, Thread Waxing Space, New York

1992                 
Nothing New, Studio La Citta, Verona, Italy, (catalogue)

Psycho, KunstHall New York, (catalogue)

Quotations, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art and The Dayton Art Institute Museum of Contemporary Art (catalogue)

Sense and Sensibility, Solo Gallery, New York

Body and Soul, Philippe Staib Gallery, New York

1991                   
Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York

Rope, Galeria Fernando Alcolea, Barcelona, Spain

Zeichnungen: Thom Barth, Stephen Ellis, Robert Feintuch, Al Taylor, Galerie Alfred Kren, Cologne

1990                 
Mark Depman, Robert Feintuch, Joe Scanlan, Nicole Klagsburn Gallery, New York

Spellbound, Marc Richards Gallery, Los Angeles

Collaborations, (collaborative work with Rona Pondick), Greenberg Wilson Gallery, New York

Body, Once Removed, Emily Sorkin Gallery, New York

1989                   
fiction/nonfiction, New York

1988                  
Maine Museums Collect
, Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, Maine

1987                  
Jack Tilton Gallery, New York

fiction/nonfiction, New York

Inaugural Exhibition, Olin Art Museum, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine

1986                 
The Inspiration Comes from Nature, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York

New Year Invitational, Gallery Schlesinger-Boisante, NewYork

Invitational, John Davis Gallery, Akron, Ohio

Inner Images, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine

1984                 
Organic Abstractions, H.F. Manes Gallery, New York

Drawing Biennial, Portland Museum of Art, Maine

1983                 
Selected Drawings
, Jersey City Museum, New Jersey, (catalogue)


AWARDS AND GRANTS

2008                 
Guggenheim Fellowship

2003                 
Leube Foundation, Residency Fellowship, Gartenau, Austria

2000                  
Leube Foundation, Residency Fellowship, Gartenau, Austria

1999                 
Bogliasco Foundation, Residency Fellowship, Bogliasco, Italy

1996                 
Rockefeller Foundation, Residency Fellowship, Bellagio, Italy

1977                  
National Endowment for the Arts, Artists’ Fellowship

1974                 
Sarah Hewitt Memorial Prize for Painting


BIBLIOGRAPHY
(Click on bold links to view articles/essays)

2017                  
Bui, Phong. “Rona Pondick and Robert Feintuch in Conversation with Phong Bui.” Rona Pondick and Robert Feintuch: Heads, Hands, Feet; Sleeping, Holding, Dreaming, Dying. (exhibition catalogue) Lewiston, Maine: Bates Museum of Art, 2017. pp. 66- 87 (with illustrations).

Mills, Dan. “Introduction.” Rona Pondick and Robert Feintuch: Heads, Hands,  Feet; Sleeping, Holding, Dreaming, Dying. (exhibition catalogue) Lewiston, Maine: Bates Museum of Art, 2017.  pp. 7-8.

Myers, Terry R. “Bodies Redoubled.” Rona Pondick and Robert Feintuch: Heads, Hands,  Feet; Sleeping, Holding, Dreaming, Dying. (exhibition catalogue) Lewiston, Maine: Bates Museum of Art, 2017.  pp. 12-23 (with illustrations).

Zhou, Kathy. “Bodies in Space: Rona Pondick and Robert Feintuch at UMOCA,” Slug Magazine, February 27, 2017.

2016                  
Cotter, Suzanne. “A Coleçâo Sonnabend: Meio século de arte europeia e americana.” (exhibition catalogue) Porto, Portugal: Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Serralves, 2016, pp. 142-143 (with illustration).        

2015                   
Blair, Courtney Willis. “’Unreasonable Sized Paintings’ at SVA Chelsea Gallery,” Forbes, December 23, 2015.

McQuaid, Cate. “Robert Feintuch’s airy conundrums,” The Boston Globe, March 11, 2015, G section, p.13 (with illustration).


McQuaid, Cate. “The week ahead: Robert Feintuch,” The Boston Globe, February, 18, 2015.                         

Von Klemeperer, Liz. “Curtor Phong Bui on Intimacy and Scale in New Dual Show,” Art Report, November 2, 2015.

2014                   
Bui, Phong and Flam, Jack. “Come Together, Surviving Sandy, Year 1.” (exhibition catalogue) New York, NY: Skira/Dedalus Foundation, 2014, pp.52, 57, 152 (with illustrations).

Bui, Phong. “Robert Feintuch with Phong Bui.” The Brooklyn Rail, June 2014, pp. 58-61 (with illustrations).

DeWoody, Beth Rubin, and Paul Morris. “Look at Me, Portraiture from Manet to the Present. (exhibition catalogue) New York, NY: Leila Heller Gallery, 2014, p.53 (with illustration).

Mcnicholas, Darragh. “Tom and Jerry.” Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Year 1. The Brooklyn Rail and Dedalus Foundation, November 2014 (with illustrations).

Wong, Queenie. “Robert Feintuch: The Hercules and the new work.”  Harper’s Bazaar, Hong Kong, May 2014, pp. 50-53 (with illustrations).

2013                 

Chow, Veronica. “New York Art Story.” Harper’s Bazaar, Hong Kong,  December 2013, pp.  84-85 (with illustration).

2012                  
Ruthe, Ingeborg. “Men in Underwear, The American Painter Robert Feintuch at the Akira Ikeda Gallery.” Berliner Zeitung, Number 86,  Thursday, April 12, 2012, (with illustration).                 

2011                  
Armstrong, Richard. “Ileana Sonnabend, An Italian Portrait.” Venice, Italy; The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, 2011, p. 9.

Codognato, Mario. “Ileana Sonnabend, An Italian Portrait.” The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, Venice, Italy, 2011, pp. 92-93 (with illustration).

Coggins, David. “Voice of Reason: The Robert Feintuch Interview.” The Huffington Post, April 6, 2011, (with illustrations).


Dzhakova, Madezdha, “The Choice, 42 Art Historians-43 Works,.” (exhibition catalogue) Sofia City Art Gallery, Bulgaria, p. 16, 2011.

Heinrich, Will. “Diogenes as Collagist: Robert Feintuch at Sonnabend Gallery.” The New York Observer, April 5, 2011, (with illustration).

Laferriere, Catherine. “NAKED.” Artscope Magazine, July/August, 2011, vol. 6, No. 3, p. 12.

McClemont, Doug. “Robert Feintuch at Sonnabend.” Art News, Summer 2011, p. 121, (with illustration).

McQuaid, Cate. “In the Flesh.” The Boston Globe, July 21, 2011, Arts, p. 4, (with illustration).

2007                 
Harris, Susan, “Robert Feintuch at CRG.” Art in America, January, 2007, pp. 148-9, (with illustration).

2006                 
MacAdam, Alfred. “Robert Feintuch at CRG.” Art News, November, 2006, p. 188, (with illustration).

2002                 
Gookin, Kirby. “Hero: Robert Feintuch’s Recent Work.” (exhibition catalogue) (New York: CRG Gallery, 2002) (with illustrations).

Pollack, Barbara. “Working Vacations.” The Village Voice, July 23, 2002, pp. 46-7.

Robinson, Walter. "Weekend Update." ArtNet Magazine, November 22, 2002, (with illustration).

Weiermair, Peter. “Robert Feintuch: Las Artimanas de Los Objectos Transformados en Belleza.” AtlAntica, Numero 32, Primavera 2002, pp. 122-27, (with illustrations).

2001                 
McQuaid, Cate. “Light Show.” The Boston Globe, Thursday, April 26, 2001, p. D1.

Smith, Roberta. “A Benefit for Lovers of Art and New York.” The New York Times, Thursday, November 1, 2001, p. E3.

Weiermair, Peter. “The Trickery of Objects, Resolved in Beauty.” (exhibition catalogue) (Boston: Howard Yezerski Gallery, 2001), (with illustrations).

2000                 
Bigi, Daniela. “Figurazione Al Museion Di Bolzano.” Arte e Critica, gennaio/marzo, 2000.

Harris, Jane.  “Robert Feintuch at C/R/G.” Art in America, January, 2000, pp. 116-18, (with illustration).

Meneghelli, Luigi. “Figuration.” Flash Art, (Italian edition), no. 220, February – March, 2000.

Scott, Andrea. “Nude and Narrative.” The New Yorker, October 9, ­2000, p. 20.

Zweig, Janet, and Princenthal, Nancy, editors. “Robert Feintuch.” Chain, #7 memoir/anti-memoir, summer 2000, (illustrations pp. 47 - 48).

1999                 
Ebony, David. “David Ebony’s Top Ten: Robert Feintuch at CRG Gallery.” ArtNet Magazine, June 4, 1999, (with illustrations).

Hapkemeyer, Andreas. “In the movie Samson said to Delila.…” Figuration (exhibition catalogue) (Zurich: Edition Oehrli, 1999), (with illustrations).

Maxwell, Douglas F. “Robert Feintuch at CRG Gallery.” Review, May 15, 1999, pp. 20-21.

Perelda. Severino. “A Bolzano Due Importanti Rassegne D’Arte Moderna.” Alto Adige, 9.1.99.

Schiffman, Jean. “Making Change.” Bay Area City Search, December 15, 1999.

“San Francisco’s Small Museums.” Arts Monthly, November 1999, pp. 16-17.

Weiermair, Peter. “Painting after Photography.” Figuration (exhibition catalogue) (Zurich: Edition Oehrli, 1999), (with illustrations).

1998                 
Ermini, Flavio. editor, Ante Rem, 1998, pp. 127-8, Verona, Italy, (illustrations).

Prisant, Carol. “Room Service.” New York, April 27, 1998, pp. 38-43, (with illustrations).

1997                 
Koplos, Janet. “Performance: Art on Stage.” Art in America, September, 1997, pp. 51-55, (with illustrations).

Rush, Michael. “New York Galleries: New Spaces/New Faces.” Art New England, April/May, 1997, pp. 30-31, (with illustration).

Shottenkirk, Dena. “body language.” World Art, No. 12, pp. 35-39.

Zimmer, Elizabeth. “It’s Genius! Artists Cheer the Best of the Year.” The Village Voice, January 7, 1997, p. 26.

1996                 
Pedersen, Victoria. “Gallery Go Round.” Paper, December, p. 140.

Salpeter, Ellen. “Scratch.” (exhibition catalogue) (New York: Threadwaxing Space, 1996), (with illustration).

Tobias, Tobi. “Lost in Space.” The Village Voice, December 17, 1996.

1995                 
Bertola, Chiara. “Robert Feintuch at Studio La Citta.” Flash, Italian edition, Anno XXVII, No. 186, Summer, 1994, p. 88.

Bletzo, Francesco. “Feintuch Allo Studio La Citta, Un Americano Che Ama L’Antico.” La Cronaca, Verona, Sunday, May 8, 1994, p. 30, (with illustration).

Ermini, Flavio, editor.  Anterem, #51, December, 1995, “Robert Feintuch.” pp. 2, 15,Verona, Italy (illustrations).

Meneghelli, Luigi. “Under and Uber.” (exhibition catalogue) (Verona, Italy: Studio La Citta, 1994), (with illustrations).

Morgan, Robert C. “Individual Issues.” Cover, October, 1994, p. 38.

Princenthal, Nancy. “After Bellini: Robert Feintuch’s Recent Paintings.” (exhibition catalogue) (Verona, Italy: Studio La Citta, 1994), (with illustrations).

“Robert Feintuch.” Segno, May 1994, pp. 12-13, (with illustrations).

Trevisan, Giorgio. “Il Nero Ossessivo Ricopre Il Rinascimento.” L’Arena, Saturday, April 30, 1994, p. 36.

1993                 
Princenthal, Nancy. “Robert Feintuch.” Titolo, Anno III, No. 11, Winter, 1992-93, pp. 80-83, (with illustrations).

Rubinstein, Raphael Mayer. “Report from Northern Italy, Art in the Maelstrom.”Art in America, June, 1993, pp. 40-47.

1992                  
Borum, Jennifer P. “Robert Feintuch at Daniel Newburg.” Artforum, Summer, 1992, p. 112, (with illustration).

D’Amato, Brian. “Robert Feintuch at Daniel Newburg.” Flash Art, vol. XXV, May/June, 1992, p. 114, (with illustration).

Hess, Elizabeth. “Voice Choices, Robert Feintuch.” The Village Voice, March 17, 1992, p. 75.

Iannacci, Anthony. “Nothing New, La Positiva Assenza di Originalita Nell’Arte.” Titolo, Anno III, No.9, Summer, 1992, pp. 50-51, (with illustration).

“Niente Di Nuovo.” (exhibition catalogue) (Verona, Italy: Studio La Citta, 1992), (with illustrations).

“Niente Di Nuovo.”  Segno, N.115, June, 1992, pp. 26-9, (with illustration).

Kuspit, Donald. “The Underlying Psycho.” (exhibition catalogue) (KunstHall, NY, 1992), (with illustration).

Meneghelli, Luigi. “Nothing New.” Flash Art, (Italian edition), Anno XXV, No 169, Summer 1992, p. 112.

Princenthal, Nancy. “Robert Feintuch at Daniel Newburg.” Art in America, June, 1992, p. 108, (with illustration).

Zimmer, William. “Appropriation: When Borrowing From Earlier Artists is Irresistible.” The New York Times, Sunday, June 14, p. 22.

1990                 
Kisters, Jurgen. “Henri Michaux and Robert Feintuch.” Kunstforum, January/February 1990, pp. 345-346, (with illustration).

1989                  
Connor, Maureen. “Robert Feintuch.” Arts Magazine, February 1989, (with illustration).

Kisters, Jurgen. “Kunstler auf Suche.” Kolner Stadt-Anzeiger, November 1, 1989, (with illustration).

1987                 
Cohen, Ronny. “The New Abstraction.” Print Collector’s Newsletter, Vol. XVII, No.1, (with illustration).

1986                 
Pardee, Hearne. “Inner Images.” Arts Magazine, November 1986, (with illustration).

1984                 
Isaacson, Philip. “Taking Viewers to the Brink.” Maine Sunday Telegram, March 18, 1984, (with illustration).

1983                 
Belag, Andrea. “Selected Drawings.” (exhibition catalogue) (The Jersey City Museum, 1983), (with illustration).