Robin Newman

Born in Los Angeles. Robin is an artist as well as an art writer and curator. He was educated in Fine Arts and Humanities at CALARTS and studied Contemporary Art at Sotheby's Institute of Art. He was also a participant in the ICI Curatorial Intensive in New York City. He has written for Dossier Journal, The Wild, Art Agenda, amongst others.

Articles by Robin Newman

Gordon Matta-Clark, . Day’s End (Pier 52) (Exterior with Ice), 1975. Color photograph, 1029 x 794 mm.  © Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark, Artists Rights Society (ARS), N.Y. A history of the Wild West Side and the Whitney’s new public sculpture

  Long before its abandoned train track was turned into a famous park (The High Line), the streets of New York’s Meatpacking District were lined with racks of raw meat, drug dealers and transexual prostitutes. …

A Still from  David Wojnarowicz's A Fire In My Belly (1986-87) David Wojnarowicz: Place and History

David Wojnarowicz was first shown at the Whitney Museum in 1985 as a part of the museum’s Biennial which focused on avant-garde artists based in New York City’s East Village. Now, some 33 years later …

Philip Guston, Hauser & Wirth, Hauser Wirth, New York Painting On The Border: Philip Guston 1957-1967

The new show Philip Guston: Painter 1957-1967, held at Hauser & Wirth in NYC, parallels the painter’s important retrospective held in 1966 at the Jewish Museum.     A half century later the current show …

Brent Wadden, Mitchell-Innes & Nash Brent Wadden Weaves Modernism in a Whole New Way

    Brent Wadden’s solo show, currently on view at Mitchell-Innes & Nash in New York City, is first major U.S solo show as well as with the gallery. The self titled show features 8 …

Whitney Museum of American Art, Gansevoort Street The new Whitney Museum of American Art arrives at the shore of the Hudson River looking forward

    With the May 1st opening of their new ‘home’ the Whitney Museum of American Art looks to the future while symbolically returning to their roots. The new building on Gansevoort Street in New …

Installation view of Body and Matter: The Art of Kazuo Shiraga and Satoru Hoshino
2015 Experience Matters. Kazuo Shiraga and Satoru Hoshino at Dominique Lévy New York

Gutai, which translates as “embodiment” or “concrete”, is most commonly understood in the West as the name of the avant-garde art group that was formed in 1954. The Dominique Lévy gallery in New York City …

Heyward and Hoberman. 29 Space Time, Roulette NY Julia Heyward and Perry Hoberman’s 29 Space Time brings performance art into the future

    29 Space Time is a performance art piece that was recently performed at the art space Roulette in Brooklyn, NY. Performed and created by the multimedia artists Perry Hobber and Julia Heyward. A unique piece on …

Margaret V. Haines’ film Coco Coco’s journey in Margaret Haines’ art film

“The rings of Saturn start to look like one cosmic noose,” so proclaims Coco as she loops a nameplate necklace. Coco is the lead of Margaret V. Haines’ film Coco, which tells the story of …

Celebration by Raul de Nieves Anxious Spaces: Instillation as Catalyst

Anxious Spaces: Instillation as Catalyst presented six artists working in what Rosalind Krauss called “the expanding field” of sculpture, forging new modes and styles of sculpture. More precisely in the exhibition’s case instillation art, although …

Jack Smith, Irrational Landlordism of Bagdad (a.k.a. Material Landlordism of Bagdad, a.k.a. The Secret of the Brassiere Factory), Cologne Art Fair, Germany, October 26–31, 1977. All images © Jack Smith Archive, courtesy Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels Rituals of Rented Island at the Whitney Museum of American Art

Rituals of Rented Island currently on view at The Whitney Museum is a groundbreaking reinvestigation of downtown New York art from 1970-1980. The exhibition returns to the beginnings of New York performance art in a …

James Turrell at LACMA, Los Angeles James Turrell: A Retrospective, LACMA, Los Angeles

The renowned artist James Turrell, who masterfully works with light and space, is currently being acclaimed with a large retrospective. Due to the room size scale of much of his work the exhibit is taking …

Kon Trubkovich
Red Square,2013
Oil on canvas,wood,sandbags,2013
Courtesy LAND Painting In Place, Los Angeles Nomadic Division

LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division) is presenting Painting in Place, a group exhibition in downtown Los Angeles’s Farmers and Merchants Bank forging an unlikely gallery space. The exhibition, curated by LAND Director/Curator Shamim M. Momin, …

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