Robert Polidori

ROBERT POLIDORI (b. 1951)

 

 

 

EDUCATION

1980        State University of New York, Buffalo, M.A., Film              

 

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019        Versailles, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2018        Robert Polidori: Devotion Abandoned, Studio Trisorio, Naples, Italy

               Robert Polidori: 20 Photoghraphs of the Getty Museum, 1997, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

               Robert Polidori: Fra Angelico / Opus Operantis, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York

2016        Robert Polidori, Ecophilia/Chronostasis, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York

2015        Robert Polidori, Camera Work, Berlin

               Robert Polidori, Exteriors and Interiors, Galerie Karsten Greve, Köln

               Robert Polidori, Versailles, Edwynn Houk Gallery, Zurich

2014        Robert Polidori, Spuren der Zeit, Museum Bad Arolsen, Bad Arolsen, Germany

               Robert Polidori, Versailles, The Memories of Walls, Fontana Gallery, Amsterdam

               Robert Polidori, Selected Works, Erie Art Museum, Erie, Pennsylvania

2013        Robert Polidori, Versailles, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY

               Robert Polidori: La Mémoire des Murs, Galerie Karsten Greve, Paris

               Robert Polidori, Selected Works, Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell, IA

               Robert Polidori: Secrets de Versailles, Galerie de Bellefeuille, Montreal

2012        Robert Polidori, World Inventory, Weinstein Gallery, Minneaolis, MN

               Robert Polidori, Retrospective, Galleria Carla Sozzani, 10 Corso Como, Seoul

               Robert Polidori & Jonas Mekas: Portraits, Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York, NY

2011        Robert Polidori, Versailles, Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milan

               Robert Polidori, Ars Memorativa, Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Hong Kong

               Robert Polidori, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID

2010        Robert Polidori, Camera Work, Berlin

               Robert Polidori, Versailles, Flowers Gallery, London

               Robert Polidori, Versailles, Arthur Rogers Gallery, New Orleans, LA*

2009        Robert Polidori, Fotografias, Instituto Moreira Salles, São Paulo

               Robert Polidori, Fotografias, Instituto Moreira Salles, Rio de Janeiro

               Robert Polidori, Musée d’art contemporain, Montreal

2008        Robert Polidori, After The Flood, Ogden Museum, New Orleans, LA

               Robert Polidori, Camera Work, Berlin

               Robert Polidori, Versailles, Etats Transitoires, Flowers Gallery, London

               Robert Polidori, Versailles, Etats Transitoires, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronoto

               Robert Polidori, Versailles, Etats Transitoires, Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York, NY

               Robert Polidori, After the Flood, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2007        Robert Polidori, After The Flood, Jarach Gallery, Venice

               Robert Polidori, After the Flood, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto

 

2006         Robert Polidori, New Orleans, After the Flood, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

                Robert Polidori, Fotofrafien, Martin Gropius-Bau Museum, Berlin

                Robert Polidori, Chernobyl, Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York, NY

                Robert Polidori, After The Flood, Flowers East, London

2005         Robert Polidori, Flowers Central, London

                Robert Polidori, Chernobyl, Nocholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto

2004         Robert Polidori, Havana, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA

                Robert Polidori, Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

                Robert Polidori, Contact, Toronto

2003        Robert Polidori, Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York, NY

2000        Robert Polidori, Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York, NY

1999        Robert Polidori, Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

               Robert Polidori, Robert Miller Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

                Robert Polidori, Gallery One, Toronto                  

1997        Robert Polidori, Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris

               Robert Polidori, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY

1991        Robert Polidori, Galerie Jacques Gordat, Paris

1990        Robert Polidori, Galerie Urbi et Orbi, Paris

1988        Robert Polidori, Atelier des Cannettes, Mois de la Photo, Paris

1983        Robert Polidori, Braathen Fine Arts, New York, NY

1979        Robert Polidori, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, New York, NY

1975        Robert Polidori, Whitney Museum of Art, New Filmmakers Program, New York, NY

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2014        Accrochage, Galerie Karsten Greve AG, St. Moritz

               Kûnstlerräume, Galerie Karsten Greve, Cologne

2013        Scale, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, ON

               Memory Theatre 2013, Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

               Preview 2013, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID

2012        Interieurs: Angela Grauerholz, Lynne Cohen & Robert Polidori, Art 45, Montreal

               Group Show, Sundaram Tagore, Gallery, Hong Kong

               Beyond Words: Photography in The New Yorker, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing

               Past as Prologue, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID

2011        Spectrum: East/ West/ Beyond, Sundaram Tagore Gallery- Hong Kong

                Celebrating Noma’s Centennial, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA

                The Interior World, Danziger Galler, New York, NY

                Fifteen Years, Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis MN

                Structure, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, ON

                Summer 2011, Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

                Process, Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York city, NY

                Winter 2011, Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

                Yangtze- The Long River, Camera Work, Berlin

2010        Bredaphoto 2010, International Photo Festival, Breda

                Il ventre dell’architetto, Jarach Gallery, Venice

                Photography, Flowers Galleries, London

                Art of Caring: A Look at Life Through Photography,  Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati, OH

                DIVERSIDADE E AFINIDADES: Universo x reverso, Espaço Cultural Contemporaneo, Brasilia

                Summer 2010, Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

                40 Years On, Flowers Galleries, London

2009        Stigmata, Musée de l’Elysee, Lausanne

                Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London

                Alec Soth: Fashion Magazine/ Robert Polidori, Versailles/ Nicholas Africano: Sculpture, Weinstein Gallery,                       Minneapolis, MN

                 The Art of Caring: A Look at Life Through Photography, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA

                 Wonderland, McClain Gallery, Houston TX

                 Trouble in Paradise: Examining the Discord between Nature and Society, Tuscon Museum of Art, Tuscon,                       AZ

2008        The Interior: Contemporary Photographic Views, Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

                Somewhen, Jarach Gallery, Venice

                Remembering Dakota, North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND

                Remembering Dakota, Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI

                Brasil des Focos, Paços das Artes, São Paulo

2007        New Works by Gallery Artists, Flowers Galleries, London

                Says the Junk in the Yard, Flowers Galleries, London

                Brasil des Focos [o olho de fora], Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro

                Ingenium Photographie et Ingeniosité 1846-2006, BOZAR, alais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels

2006        The Living is Easy, Flowers Gallery London

                New Work, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, ON

                Peintres de la vie moderne, Caisse des Dépôts, Paris

                Photograph Collection, Centre Pompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris

                The Living is Easy, Flowers Gallery, London

                PAPER, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, ON

2005        Epilogue, Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, GA

                Atomica, Lombard-Freid Projects, New York, NY

                Season Preview: New Work by Gallery Artists, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, ON

2004        De Wereld Deugt, Wijzelf Helaas Wat Minder, de Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam

               Photography at Colby, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME

2003        Esther Haase- Kuba, Camera Work, Berlin

2001        Grant Selwyn Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA

1999        Preview IV, Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

1998        Weinstein Gallery New York, NY

1997        Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY

1994        Conseil General de la Nievre, Nevers

1989        Chicago Art Institue, Chicago, IL

1982        Braathen Fine Arts, New York, NY

1981        P.S.I., Long Island City, New York

1980        Braathen-Gallozzi Gallery, New York, NY

1978        International Center of Photography, New York, NY

1975        Bykert Gallery, New York, NY

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

 

Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris

Château de Versailles, Versailles

Colby College, Waterville, Maine

First National City Bank, New York

Fondacion La Caixa, Barcelona

Grinnell College, Iowa

Instituto Moreira Salles, Brazil

La Caisse des Depôts et Consignations, Paris

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles

Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris

Musée d’art contemporain, Montreal

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Museum of Modern Art, New York

New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans

New York University, New York

Princeton University

The Berman Collection, Los Angeles

The Centre Pompidou, Paris

The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

The Link Group, Chicago

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

The Santander Bank, New York

UBS

Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

Yale University, New Haven

 

SELECTED BOOKS/MONOGRAPHS

 

Robert Polidori: Synchrony & Diachrony: Photographs of the J. Paul Getty Museum, Steidl, Göttingen 2018

60 Feet Road, Steidl, Göttingen 2016

RIO, Steidl, Göttingen 2015

Chronophagia: Selected Works 1984-2009, Steidl, Göttingen 2014

Eye & I, Steidl, Göttingen 2014

Parcour Muséologique Revisité, 3 Volumes, Steidl, Göttingen 2009

Robert Polidori: Fotografias, IMS, Rio de Janeiro 2009

After the Flood, Steidl, Göttingen 2006

Robert Polidori’s Metropolis, Steidl, Göttingen 2005

Zones of Exclusion – Pripyat and Chernobyl, Steidl, Göttingen 2004

Havana, Steidl, Göttingen 2002

 

SELECTED ARTICLES

 

John Updike: “After Katrina. New Orleans After the Flood” in: “The New York Review of Books”, no. 19 Nov. 30, 2006

http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2006/nov/30/after-katrina/

 

Michael Kimmelman: “What’s Wrong with this Picture?” in The New York Times, September 22, 2006

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/22/arts/design/22floo.html