ROBERT GUNDERMAN

Born, Los Angeles, California

Lives and works in Ventura County, California

1988-1989       Otis Parsons School of Art, Los Angeles, California

 

One-person Exhibitions

2020 Left Field, Los Osos, California (February)

2019 This End, AF Projects, Los Angeles, California

Mollusk Half-Sisters, Rude Drawing, Los Angeles, California

Never Let Us Go, Desert Center I Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California

2018     Other End, there-there, Los Angeles, California

2000     Floyd Claypool, Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Los Angeles

1995     Summer ’96, Dan Bernier Gallery, Los Angeles

 

Group Exhibitions

2019 L.A. on Fire, Wilding Cran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (organized by Michael Slenske)

Mindshift, LAVA Projects, Los Angeles, CA

Summer Rental, Organized by Kenny Schachter, Rental Gallery, East Hampton, New York

Smoke and Mirrors, AF Projects, Los Angeles, CA

Punk House vs. Dream House (plus Cat House), Serious Topics, Los Angeles, California

1995     Los Angeles International, Los Angeles, California (Curated by Anne Ayres)  

Couldn’t Get Ahead, I.A.S. (Independent Art Space), London, England (Curated by Adam McEwen) (exhibition catalogue)

1994     Abstraction: A Tradition of Collecting in Miami, Center For The Fine Arts, Miami, Florida (Curated by Kate Rawlinson),

(exhibition catalogue)

Sincerity and other Peccadillos, L.A.X., Otis Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, California

(Curated by Anne Ayres), {exhibition catalogue)

Paranoid, the M.Y.T.H. series, Los Angeles, California (Organized by Andrea Bowers and Sam Durant)

1993     Peculiar Paintings, Momentary Contemporary, Los Angeles, California  

Peculiar Paintings, Woodbury University Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California          

School Days, (Otis Art Institute Alumni and Faculty), Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, California                                  

             Retrospective:  All the Ideas I’ve Ever Exhibited, Sue Spaid Fine Art, Los Angeles, California

Politically Incorrect: A Show for the Theoretically Challenged, Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, California, USA

1992     A Small Show, 1529 Wellesley, Santa Monica, California

             Location for Ideas, FAR Bizarre, Los Angeles, California

             Group Exhibition, Bess Cutler Gallery, Santa Monica, California

1991     Los Angeles Art Fair, Bess Cutler Gallery, Los Angeles, California             

            Highs and Lows of Humor in Contemporary Art, Bess Cutler Gallery, Santa Monica, California

            Group Exhibition, Bess Cutler Gallery, Santa Monica, California     

 

Performances and Other Activities    

1994                Why I Love You So Much, Los Angeles, California

1993                Lost, Desire to Participate, City-wide, Los Angeles, California

1992                Hi Ho, Hi Ho, 110 Freeway, Los Angeles, California

1992                A Loge View, from the Balcony, City-wide, Los Angeles, California

Why Aren’t Ill-Mannered Dealers (Directors) Beaten, or Even Killed?, the roof of Fred Hoffman Gallery to

Bess Cutler Gallery, Santa Monica, California

1990     3/13/90, 10:45P.M. - 3/14/90, 12:30P.M., The Uncertainty of What Things Seem, Otis Art Institute of Parsons School of Design,

Los Angeles, California     

Formula, North Gallery, Otis Art Institute of Parsons School of Design, Los Angeles, Californi

 

Selected Bibliography

Eve Wood, “Transits Through Finalities”, RIOT MATERIAL, September 27, 2019

David Pagel, “Robert Gunderman: The World of ‘Other End’”, Gallery Magazine, October, 2019

Jordan Riefe, “Spiders, Mollusks and Memories in Robert Gunderman’s New Paintings at Desert Center Los Angeles”, LA WEEKLY, March 19, 2019

David Pagel, “Do you see stars?  The sun? An eye? The unexpected discoveries in Robert Gunderman’s worlds”. Los Angeles Times, Saturday, July 28, 2018

David Pagel, “Called to Arms”, Los Angeles Times, Sunday, January 22, 2006

Laurence Rickles, 'Floyd Claypool', Art & Text, No 72, February-April 2001

Timothy Nolan, 'Robert Gunderman at Dan Bernier Gallery', Artweek, Vol 26, No 9, September 1995, p 26

Susan Kandel, 'Summer Scene With Message of Narcissism', Los Angeles Times, Friday, August 4, 1995, F 28

David Barrett, “Couldn’t Get Ahead”, frieze, Issue 23, Summer, 1995, p 71

Sarah Kent, “Couldn’t Get Ahead”, Time Out, May 23, 1995, p 51

Michael Cohen,  “L.A. Confidential”, Flash Art, June, 1995, pp 54 & 57

Terry R. Myers, “Call My Agent”, New Art Examiner, May, 1995, p 23

William Feaver,  “Strange habits and sharp practice”, London Observer, Sunday, April 23, 1995, p 9

John O’Reilly,  “Art for Bart’s sake”, Modern Review (London), Monday, April 10, 1995, p 33 

“Private view”, Arts Diary, London Observer, Tuesday, April 4, 1995

David Pagel, Art and Auction, April, 1995, p 28

Suzanne Muchnic, “Innovations and Optimism”, ARTnews, March, 1995, pp 104-105

Suzanne Muchnic,  “Beyond the Living Room”, Los Angeles Times, Sunday, February 5, 1995, p 51

Peter Frank,  “Sincerity and other Peccadillos”, Pick of the Week, The L.A. Weekly, December 30 - January 5, 1995, p 114

Susan Kandel, “ ‘Sincerity’ Focuses on Beauty, but Not Without Irony”, Los Angeles Times, Thursday, November 24, 1994, p F20

David Pagel, “Ze News”, Galleries Magazine, No 61, October-November, 1994, p 33       

Suzanne Muchnic,  “Bliss, FOOD HOUSE, and Hello Artichoke”, ARTnews, Vol 93/No 5, May, 1994, pp 124-127

Marc Selwyn, “L.A.’s Newest Alternative Space”, Flash Art, Vol XXVI, No 173, November/December, 1993, p 54

Nancy Kapitanoff, “Not Just Pretty Pictures”, Los Angeles Times, November 5, 1993        

Fran Seegull,  “L.A.’S ALTERNATIVE ART SCENE”, ARTSPACE, March/April, 1993

David DiMichele,  “Recessionary Measures”, Artweek, January 7, 1993                   

Roberta Smith, “The Los Angeles Art World’s New Image”, The New York Times, December 29, 1992, p B1                  

Cathy Curtis, “New Dealing”, Los Angeles Times, December 12, 1992.

David Pagel,  “New Faces in Unusual Places”, Art and Auction, Vol XV, No 3, October, 1992, p 46      

Shauna Snow, “Show and Sell”, Los Angeles Times, September 24, 1992