Robert Bittenbender

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Robert Bittenbender
Born
U.S.A
EducationCooper Union
BFA, 2012[1]
SAIC
MFA, 2006–07[2]

Robert Bittenbender is an American artist living and working in Brooklyn, New York.[3] Bittenbender is recognized for the unique use of mixed media in his artwork.[4] In 2019, Bittenbender was selected to participate in the Whitney Biennial 2019.[5]

Artistic practice[edit]

Bittenbender's work often consists of complex assemblages, using a spectrum of materials from found materials, printed materials, zip-ties, photographs, paint, purchased materials, and/or others.[6] Their works have been described as "complex nests."[7]

Solo exhibitions[edit]

  • Space Vixen - LOMEX - New York (2019)[8]
  • Cosmo Freak - LOMEX - New York (2018)[9]
  • The Aviary - LOMEX - New York (2017)[10]
  • Metropolitan - HIGH ART - Paris, France (2015-2016)[3]

Group exhibitions[edit]

Awards[edit]

  • NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship Program grant (2017)[18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Seven School of Art Alumni Featured in 2019 Whitney Biennial | The Cooper Union". cooper.edu.
  2. ^ "Six SAIC Alums Participating in 2019 Whitney Biennial". School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
  3. ^ a b "METROPOLITAN, ROBERT BITTENBENDER / HIGH ART". HIGH ART. 15 October 2015.
  4. ^ "Barry Schwabsky on Robert Bittenbender". www.artforum.com. ARTFORUM.
  5. ^ Freedlander, David (2019-05-22). "There's No Escaping Donald Trump at the Whitney Biennial—Even if He's Not in Front of You". Retrieved 2019-07-19.
  6. ^ Cotter, Holland (2019-05-16). "The Whitney Biennial: Young Art Cross-Stitched With Politics". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-07-19.
  7. ^ Aima, Rachel. "The Elegant Exuberance Of Robert Bittenbender's 'Cosmo Freak'". frieze.com. Frieze.
  8. ^ "Robert Bittenbender at LOMEX". www.artforum.com. Retrieved 2019-07-19.
  9. ^ Press, Clayton. "Outside In, Robert Bittenbender, Cosmo Freak". Forbes.
  10. ^ ArtFacts. "Robert Bittenbender: The Aviary | Exhibition". ArtFacts. Retrieved 2019-07-19.
  11. ^ "Whitney Museum Announces 2019 Biennial Participants, But One Artist Withdraws". Hyperallergic. 2019-02-26. Retrieved 2019-04-08.
  12. ^ Indrisek, Scott (2019-05-14). "The Whitney Biennial Plays It Safe in Tumultuous Times". Artsy. Retrieved 2019-07-19.
  13. ^ "MutualArt.com - The Web's Largest Art Information Service". www.mutualart.com.
  14. ^ "Group show "Ormai" with works by Meriem Bennani, Robert Bittenbender, Peppi Bottrop, Xinyi Cheng, Kayode Ojo, Tobias Spichtig, Davide Stucchi | Balice Hertling | Artsy". www.artsy.net.
  15. ^ Smith, Roberta; Schwendener, Martha; Heinrich, Will (2017-02-23). "What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-04-11.
  16. ^ "New York – "A Wasteland" at LOMEX Gallery Through January 17th, 2016".
  17. ^ "These Are Not My Horses at James Fuentes – Art Viewer".
  18. ^ "NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship Program Recipients And Finalists Announced". Nyack-Piermont, NY Patch. 2017-07-06. Retrieved 2019-04-11.

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