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Ross Bleckner

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Ross Bleckner (Born 1949) is active/lives in New York.  Ross Bleckner is known for Non objective, op imagery-stripe painting.

Ross Bleckner grew up in Hewlett, Long Island, New York; drawing all the time without being aware that other artists existed.   He was the middle child between two sisters; his father manufactures electronic parts   He attended New York University where Sol Lewitt, Chuck Close and others were his teachers.  He graduated in 1972, then spent a year at the California Institute of Arts.  His contacts in the next few years were very fortuitous; Sol Lewitt and Chuck Close, Carl Andre, David Salle, Julian Schnabel, etc.

Bleckner is on the nervous side, beset by self-doubt, insomnia, and gloom.  He is unpretentious, although he is bluntly handsome, with olive complexion, and a compact build.  He is "10 percent that is superficial and 90 percent that has to do with the depths and that is threatened by living.  He is a very complicated individual.  He is a very, very morose, deeply feeling, hardworking artist- he takes a lot from within hi   ...  [Displaying 1000 of 7479 characters.]  Artist bio

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Facts about Ross Bleckner

   Publications  Book References:  31
Magazine References:  20

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20 Miscellaneous Magazine References for Ross Bleckner
Magazine Article Date Author Color
Art & Auction publicappeal September 2004 Tully, Judd Yes
ARTnews Aspen: A Cutting-Edge Museum and January 2004 Stunda, Hilary Yes
ARTnews Reviews July 2003 Editor, ARTnews Yes
ARTFORUM Ross Bleckner Talks to Dan Cameron March 2003 Cameron, Dan Yes
Art & Auction in the air March 2003 Editors, Art & Auction Yes
ARTFORUM Time Capsules 1980-1985 March 2003 Rimanelli, David No
ARTnews ARTtalk December 2002 Editors, ARTnews Yes
Art & Antiques Art Intuition May 2002 McGoon, James Yes
Art & Auction Sales Watch March 2000 EBAY / SOTHEBYS.COM No
ARTnews Reviews March 1999 Editors, ARTnews Yes
Art-Talk In the Galleries August 1997 Editor, Art Talk No
Art in America Review of Exhibitions November 1996 Editors, Art in America Yes
ARTnews Reviews October 1996 Editors, Art News Yes
ARTnews Birds, Beads & Bannerstones August 1996 Diehl, Carol Yes
ARTnews Ross Bleckner May 1995 Adam, Alfred Mac No
ARTnews Art Market May 1995 AN editors Yes
ARTnews Art News National May 1995 AN editors No
ARTFORUM Mourning Glory February 1995 Carrier, David Yes
ARTnews kiss & tell February 1995 Landi, Ann Yes
ARTnews Reviews October 1994 AN editors Yes
31 Book References for Ross Bleckner
Year Author Title Pages Color
2005 Inc. -
Dunbier, Lonnie Pierson (Editor)
The Artists Bluebook 34,000 North American Artists to March 2005 479 No
2005 Davenport, Ray Davenport's Art Reference: The Gold Edition 2421 No
2004 McGowan, Alison C (Editor) Who's Who in American Art, 2004 2003 - 2004 (25th Edition) 1512 No
1999 Falk, Peter Hastings (Editor) Who Was Who in American Art, 1564-1975: Three Volumes
(Exhibition catalog)
3724 No
1999 Larsen, Lars et all Art at the Turn of the Millennium 561 Yes
1999 Seidner, David Artists at Work Inside the Studios of Today's Most Celebrated Artists 0 No
1997 Curiger, Brice Birth of the Cool From Georgia O'Keeffe to Christopher Wool
(Exhibition catalog)
144 Yes
1997 Marquis Who's Who Who's Who in American Art, 1997-1998 1515 No
1996 Deitch, Jeffrey The Dakis Joannou Collection 302 Yes
1996 Haden-Guest, Anthony True Colors The Real Life of the Art World 344 Yes
1996 Hopps, Walter (others) American Images/The SBC Collection of 20th Century American Art 320 Yes
1996 Sandler, Irving Art of the Postmodern Era From the Late 1960s to the Early 1990s 636 Yes
1995 Lucie-Smith, Edward Art Today 512 Yes
1995 Rosenthal, Mark Critiques of Pure Abstraction
(Exhibition catalog)
48 Yes
1993 Bowker R R Who's Who in American Art, 1993-1994, 20th Edition (American Federation of Arts) 1473 No
1993 Gardner, James Culture or Trash? A Provocative View of Contemporary Painting (etc) 227 No
1992 Dayton Art Institute The City Influence
(Exhibition catalog)
56 Yes
1992 Gotz, Stephan American Artists In Their New York Studios 175 Yes
1991 Hoffman, Katherine Explorations The Visual Arts since 1945 400 Yes
1991 Storr, Robert/J Tannenbaum Devil on the Stairs Looking Back on the Eighties
(Exhibition catalog)
96 Yes
1991 Wheeler, Daniel Art Since Mid Century 1945 to the Present 344 Yes
1989 Smith, Gordon Dee (others) 10 + 10 Contemporary Soviet and American Painters
(Exhibition catalog)
170 Yes
1989 Sobel, Dean Ross Bleckner
(Exhibition catalog)
35 Yes
1988 Cameron, Dan NY Art Now The Saatchi Collection 250 Yes
1988 Fairbrother, Trevor (others) The Binational American Art of the Late 80s
(Exhibition catalog)
226 Yes
1988 Siegel, Jeanne (editor) Artwords 2 Discourse on the Early 80s 319 No
1987 Pincus-Witten, Robert Postminimalism into Maximalism American Art 1966-1986 429 No
1987 Wallis, Brian (editor) Blasted Allegories An Anthology of Writings by Contemporary Artists 431 No
1986 Bois, Yve-Alain Endgame Reference & Simulation/Painting & Sculpture 115 Yes
1986 Jaques Cattell Press Who's Who in American Art-1986 1986 1292 No
1984 Severinghaus, J Walter Art at Work The Chase Manhattan Collection 333 Yes