born / geboren in New Jersey, 1965

lives and works / lebt und arbeitet in New York



BFA, School of Visual Arts, New York




​”breaking and entering”, ​Dittrich & Schlechtriem, Berlin, Germany​

“Robert Lazzarini”, ​Museum of Contemporary Art, USF, Tampa, FL, United States


“​the flowering”,​ Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC​, United States

“wound”,​ SOCO Gallery, Charlotte, NC, United States


​”Inflorescence”, D​e Buck Gallery, New York, NY, United States


“Deeper Than Wide, DITTRICH & SCHLECHTRIEM, Berlin, Germany. (cat.)

“Orange Sunshine, SOCO Gallery, Charlotte, NC, United States


“Das Unheimliche”, DITTRICH & SCHLECHTRIEM, Berlin, Germany. (cat.)


“jam shot”, DITTRICH & SCHLECHTRIEM, Berlin, Germany. (cat.)

“Robert Lazzarini”, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, California, United States.

“Robert Lazzarini (damage)”, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY, United States.

“funerary lions”, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT, United States.


“Robert Lazzarini”, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY, USA


“shotgun and targets”, Yautepec, Mexico City, Mexico

“Robert Lazzarini”, Modern Art Museum Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, USA


“friendly-hostile-friendly”, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY, USA

“guns, knives, brass knuckles”, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, USA

“guns, knives, brass knuckles”, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA, USA


“Robert Lazzarini: guns and knives”, Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT, USA


“sewer covers”, Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA, USA

“drawings”, Deitch Projects, New York, NY, USA

“Robert Lazzarini: Seen/Unseen”, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC, USA

“untitled – Robert Lazzarini works on paper”, Davidson College, Davidson, NC, USA


“Robert Lazzarini”, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA 2000 studio, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY, USA


“violin”, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY, USA




“GREEK GOTHAM”, Dio Horia Gallery, Mykonos, Greece

“Between Sunrise and Sunset”, Schloss Tussling Projects, Tussling, Germany

“Orange Sunshine”, SOCO Gallery, Charlotte, NC, USA


“Pierogi XX: Pierogi XX: Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition”, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY, USA 

“Blueprint/Blauwdruk”, Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort, Netherlands


“We Are Young”, Laleh June Galerie, Basel, Switzerland

“The System of Objects”, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece


“Fine Line”, Workshop, Venice, Italy

“Riot”, Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY, USA

“Blind Cut”, Marlborough Chelsea, NY, USA


“Next Wave”, BAM, Brooklyn, NY, USA

“Objet Dada”, Edel Assanti, London, England

“Honey is Sweeter than Blood”, Laleh June Gallery, Basel, Switzerland Facemaker, Royal T, Los Angeles, CA, USA

“New York Minute”, Garage, Moscow, Russia

“January White Sale”, Loretta Howard Gallery, New York, NY, USA

“When the Fairytale Never Ends”, Ford Projects, New York, NY, USA

“Time Wounds All Heels”, White Flag Projects, St. Louis, MI Perception/Deception, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE, USA


“Postermat”, The Hole, NY, USA

“It Aint Fair”, OHWOW, Miami, Fl, USA

“Growing Pains”, Charles De Jonghe, Brussels, Belgium

“American Still Life”, Parrish Art Museum, South Hampton, NY, USA

“Neither Swords Nor Plowshares”, Cerritos College Art Gallery, Norwalk, CA, USA

“Things Just Aren‘t The Way They Used To Be”, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY Not Quite Open for Business, The Hole, New York, NY, USA

“Lush Life”, Salon 94, New York, NY, USA

“Playing with Perception”, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA, USA

“Both Sides of the Pulaski”, Fine Art in Space, LIC, NY, USA

“Hyping the Real”, Stephane Simoens, Knokke-Zoute, Belgium

“Present Tense”, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, Australia

“Satellites”, Frieis Museum, Berlin, Germany


“The Figure and Dr. Freud”, Haunch of Venison, New York, NY Inferno, Yautepec, Mexico City, Mexico

“Themes and Variation: Repetition in 21st Century Art”, Cristin Tierney Fine Art, New York, NY, USA

“We‘re All Gonna Die”, Sue Scott Gallery, New York, NY, USA

“Contemporary Prints: 1999 – 2009″, Tsinghua University Museum, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China Wall Rockets, Albright-Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY, USA


“Wall Rockets”, FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY, USA

“Transformed”, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA Here‘s the Thing, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY, USA


“Attention to Detail”, FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY, USA

“Facades”, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL, USA

“Out of True”, Byblos Art Gallery, Verona, Italy

“Contemporary Printing at the Crossroads”, George Segal Gallery, Montclair University, NJ Orpheus Selection, PS1/MoMA, Long Island City, NY, USA

“Davidson Collects: 1938 – Present”, Davidson College, Davidson, NC, USA

“Salon Nouveau”, Engholm Engelhorn Gallery, Vienna, Austria


“Out of True”, Byblos Gallery, Miami

“Six Feet Under”, Kunsthalle, Berne, Switzerland

“Liquid Paper”, Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA, USA

“Somnambulist/Fabulist”, Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY, USA

“Slow Tech”, Taipei Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan

“drawings”, Joie Lassiter Gallery, Charlotte, NC, USA

“Panic Room – Works from The Dakis Joannou Collection”, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece


“Crash. Pause. Rewind.”, Western Bridge, Seattle, WA, USA


“Floor to Ceiling, Wall to Wall”, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT, USA

“Architecture Untethered”, Numark Gallery, Washington, DC Beginning Here: 101 Ways, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY Revelation, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC, USA

“Open House”, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY, USA


“Back in Black”, Cohan, Leslie and Brown, New York, NY Nown, Woodstreet Galleries, Pittsburgh, PA, USA


“Media City Biennial”, Seoul, Korea

“Media Art: Special Effects”, Daejeon Municipal Museum of Art, Korea

“Strange Glue”, Ratio 3, Brooklyn, NY, USA

“The Whitney Biennial”, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA

“On Perspective”, Gallery Faurschou, Copenhagen, Denmark

“Situated Realities”, MICA, Baltimore, MD; Art Center College of Design, CA; Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN, USA


“Brent Sikemma”, New York, NY, USA

“Bitstreams”, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA


“Block Artspace”, MO, USA

“Minutiae”, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC Haulin‘ Ass, Post Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA

“Multiple Sensations”, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA, USA



New York Foundation for the Arts, Artist‘s Fellowship, Sculpture, New York, NY


American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY


New York Foundation for the Arts, Visual Arts Grant, New York, NY


New York Foundation for the Arts, Visual Arts Grant, Brooklyn, NY



Johnson, Ken, „Flag Art Foundation“, New York Times, August, 2010

Cotter, Holland, „Lower East Side Tale Refracted Nine Times“, New York Times, July, 2010

McQuiad, Cate, „Just a Touch of Wizard“, Boston Globe, July, 2010

Sharon Mizota, „Robert Lazzarini at Honor Fraser“, Los Angeles Times, April, 2010


Genocchio, Benjamin, „The Exhibition That Couldn‘t Shoot Straight,“ New York Times, June 19 Paletten, #276 NR 2


Baker, Kenneth, „Lazzarini‘s distorted sewer covers pop off a cultural lid,“ San Francisco Chronicle, September 16

Micchelli, Thomas, „Robert Lazzarini, Drawings,“ The Brooklyn Rail, May


Ganis, William, „Ars Ex Machina,“ Sculpture, September

Yablonsky, Linda, „Borough Sprawl,“ Time Out, April-May


Gopnik, Blake, „Virtual Art, Building a Solid Rationale,“ Washington Post, December 28

Gopnik, Blake, „Robert Lazzarini‘s Self-Titled Works,“ Washington Post, November 10

Proctor, Roy, „Slip Sliding Away,“ Richmond Times, November 2


Budick, Ariella, „How Art Stars are Born,“ Newsday, June 9

Zita, Carmen, „In Sight: 20 Artists on the Rise,“ Trace, #36

Honigman, Ana, „The Whitney Biennial,“ Contemporary, May

Princenthal, Nancy, „Whither the Whitney Biennial?,“ Art in America, June

Trainor, James, „Whitney Biennial,“ Tema Celeste, year XIX, #91 May-June

Yablonsky, Linda, „Whitney Biennial 2002,“ Art News, April

Stevens, Mark, „Irony Lives,“ New York Magazine, March 18

Griffin, Tim, „Bi American,“ Time Out, March 14 – 21

Saltz, Jerry, „American Bland Stand,“ Village Voice, March 7

Budick, Ariella, „Modern Media Blitz,“ Newsday, March 10

Douglas, Sarah, „The 70th Whitney Biennial Opens,“ The Art Newspaper, March

Bischoff, Dan, „Moving Images: At the Whitney Biennial, Everything – even the façade – is in motion,“ The Star Ledger, March 7

Dawson, Jessica, „In Computer-Enhanced Pics, Gee Whiz Overwhelms the Art,“ Washington Post, March 7

Gardner, Lee, „Brave New World of Digital Imaging Wears a Traditional Face Too,“ Baltimore City Paper, February


Pollock, Barbara, „Back to the Future with ‚Bitstreams‘,“ Art in America, September

Krauss, Nicole, „Still Life with Phone and Gun,“ Art News, June

Clifford, Katie, „Bitstreams,“ Art News, June

Carvahlo, Denise, „Bitstreams,“ Flash Art, May/June

Atkins, Robert, „Surface Pleasures,“ Art Byte, May-June

Giovannotti, Micaela, „Bitstreams,“ Tema Celeste, year XVII, #85 May-June Saltz, Jerry, „Byte Lite,“ Village Voice, May 1

Griffin, Tim, „The End of the Beginning,“ Time Out, April 26 – May 3

„News and Around,“ Tema Celeste, year XVII, #84 March-April

Rosenbaum, Lee, „Tech Art: Boom or Bust?,“ The Wall Street Journal, April 6

Stevens, Mark, „Geek Art,“ New York Magazine, April 2

Kimmelman, Michael, „Creativity Digitally Remastered,“ The New York Times, March 23

Bodow, Steve, „The Whitney‘s Digital Sampler,“ New York Magazine, March 26

Henry, Max, „Features: Robert Lazzarini,“ Tema Celeste, year XVII, #83 January-February „Speed Reading,“ Art Byte, January-February

„Adding Extra to Ordinary,“ Winston-Salem Journal, January 7

„Winter 2001 Preview,“ Artforum, January

Phillips, Glenn R., „Bitstreams,“ InterVista, vol. IV, #24, Fall-Winter 2000-2001


Muro, Matt, „Pick of the Week,“ The New York Times on the Web, October


The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA

The Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover NH

The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC

The Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA

The Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart, IN

Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

The Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC

New School University, New York, NY

The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ

The Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw, MI

The Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY

Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH

The Utah Museum of Fine Arts, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA

Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Davidson College, Davidson, NC