Robert Buck

Born: Baltimore, Maryland, 1959 
Lives and works in New York City and far west Texas, USA


Education

1993
The Independent Study Program, Whitney Museum of American Art, Studio Program, New York, USA 

1983
BA, Undergraduate Film and Television, New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, USA


Solo Exhibitions

2016
Robert Beck/Robert Buck: States of America, Pizzuti Collection, Colombus, Ohio, USA
Exposure, Angela Meleca Gallery, Colombus, Ohio, USA

2015
The Shrine (from e to u), installation at School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA Iceberg Projects, Chicago, USA

2014
New Work, CRG Gallery, New York, USA 

2013
Robert Beck/Robert Buck: Collected Works, Rennie Collection, Vancouver, Canada 

2012
Robert Buck: Kahpenakwu, CRG Gallery, New York, USA

2009
iPainting (Smoke Screens), Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, USA

2008
第二自然 (Second Nature), CRG Gallery, New York, USA


Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
Strange Attractor, Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, TX 

2016
2 Years of Looking, New Art Projects, London, England
We Are Not Things, Invisible Exports, New York, USA

Winter 2015/2016
Collected Works, Rennie Collection, Vancouver, Canada
Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney’s Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA 

2015
Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime, Wellcome Collection, London, England
Sitter, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio, USA 

2013
Inaugural Exhibition: Looking Forward, Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Alchemical, curated by Kevin Moore, Steven Kasher Gallery, New York, USA
Booth 548, CRG Gallery, New York, USA 

2012
Toxic Communications, LUX, London, England
No Person May Carry A Fish Into A Bar, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, USA
Summer Sculpture Show, CRG Gallery, New York, USA
Untitled, Nora Fisch Gallery, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, Forida, USA 

2011-2012 
The Air We Breathe, San Francisco Museum of Art, California, USA

2011
Crazy Lady, Schroeder Romero & Shredder, New York, USA
Wishing and Praying, CRG Gallery, New York, USA

2009 
Of Other Spaces, Bureau for Open Culture at Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio, USA

2008
Sorry We’re Closed, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium 
Duck Soup, La Mama Gallery, New York; curated by Daphne Fitzpatrick
The World Is All, Hudson Franklin Gallery, New York, USA
Beyond A Memorable Fancy, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Project Space, New York, USA


Selected Bibliography 

2015
20 Years, essays by Stephen Friedman and Sarah Thornton, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England (catalogue) 

2014
Schjeldahl, Peter, Found Meaning: A Robert Gober retrospective, The New Yorker, 13 October, pp. 124-125
Levy, Ellen K., Sluething the Mind, Leonardo: the International Society of Arts, Sciences and Technology, October, Vol. 47, No. 5, p. 429 

2013
Hyslop, Lucy, The Art Of Reinvention, The Vancouver Sun, Saturday, 2 March, p. E3
Stowe, Stacy, Storm Leaves Residue of Questions, NY Times, Arts & Leisure, 12 May, p. 24 

2012
New American Paintings, February/March, Volume 17, Issue I, pp. 36 – 39
Silver, Shelly, What I Know About Penises, One Star Press, back cover, p. 102
Harris, Jane, Kahpenakwu, Art In America, May, pp. 176-177
Porter, Matthew, 500 Words, artforum.com
Kimball, Whitney, Robert Buck CRG: This American Graveyard, newamericanpaintings.wordpress.com
Horrigan, Bill, The Radiant Future, Donald Moffett, Columbus College of Art and Design, p. 4 Moshayedi, Aram, Critic’s Picks: Los Angeles: No Person May Carry A Fish Into A Bar, arforum.com

2011
Myles, Eileen, My Gay Marriage, The Air We Breathe (exhibition catalogue), p. 25

2009
Voorhies, James, Of Other Spaces (exhibition catalogue)

2008 
Carlin, T.J., Robert Buck: Second Nature, Time Out New York, 17-23 July, Issue 668, p. 58
Levy, Michelle, Beyond a Memorable Fancy, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Project Space (exhibition catalogue)


Related Activities

2015
Saccade Drawings by Patrick Keesey, diSONARE, No. 3, Spring 

2013
Macho Man, Tell It To My Heart: Collected by Julie Ault; Film and Video Program at Artists Space Books and Talks; screening introduction, DIVA TV and Sister Corita
What We Know About Penises, The Public School NYC; event in tandem with publication by Shelly Silver
What Lacan Knew About Women, Symposium for release of “Culture/Clinic”, published by University of Minnesota Press, with sponsorship of the World Association of Psychoanalysis, New Lacanian School and University of Jacques Lacan; paper in collaboration with Cyrus Saint Amand Poliakoff, Miami, Florida, USA

2011 
Culture and Psychoanalysis, an on going seminar in collaboration with Cyrus Saint Amand Poliakoff in conjunction with The New York Freud Lacan Analytic Group, New York, USA
Clinical Study Days 5, The Lacanian Compass Conference, Reading the Unconscious, Miami, Florida, USA

2009 
5 x 20 x 20, Lecture series, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
VECTOR, Issue 2, 2009

2008
Artists on Artists Talk, Dia Center for the Arts, New York, USA


Robert Beck


Education

1993
The Independent Study Program of the Whitney Museum of American Art, Studio Program, New York, USA

1983
BA, Undergraduate Film and Television, New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, USA


Solo Exhibitions

2015
Robert Beck Buck, Iceberg Projects, Chicago, Illinois, USA

2007 
dust, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio, USA
How Am I To Sign Myself, CRG Gallery, New York, USA

2006
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Olpalka Gallery, Sage College, Albany, New York, USA

2005
Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, USA

2004
CRG Gallery, New York, USA
Art Basel Miami, The Design District, Miami, USA

2003
Once Across The Mason-Dixon, Susan Inglett Gallery, New York, USA

2002
Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, USA

2001
Drawings, CRG Gallery, New York, USA

2000
Nature Mort, CRG Gallery, New York, USA
Galerie Rainer Borgemeister, Berlin, Germany

1997
Susan Inglett Gallery, New York, USA

1996
Susan Inglett Gallery, New York, USA


Selected Group Exhibitions

2016
Winter 2015/2016: Collected Works, Rennie Museum, The Wing Sang Building, Vancouver, BC, Canada
A Slow Succession with Many Interruptions, SFMOMA, San Francisco, USA

2015
Sitter, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime, Wellcome Collection, London, England 

2014
Robert Gober: The Heart is not a Metaphor, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Panopticum, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, USA
Sleuthing the Mind, Pratt-Manhattan Gallery, Pratt Institute, New York, USA 

2013
Love AIDS Riot Sex, Neue Gesellschaft fur bildende Kunst e.V. (NGBK), Berlin, Germany 

2012
A Rebours, Adam Lindemann Gallery, New York, USA

2011
Politics is Personal, Stonescape, San Francisco, USA
Crazy Lady, Schroeder Romero and Shredder, New York, USA
Supply and Demand, Canzani Center Gallery, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Compass: Drawings of the Museum of Modern Art New York (The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection), Berliner Festspielle, Berlin, Germany
Printer’s Proof: A Decade of Fine Art Printing, Bertrand Delacroix Gallery, New York, USA 

2010
Robert Beck& Donald Moffet: Range, A collaborative work from 1997, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, USA
In and Out of Place, 176 Zabludowicz Collection, London, England
The Language of Flowers, CRG Gallery, New York, USA

2009 
Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

2008
White Columns Annual: Looking Back, White Columns, New York; curated by Jay Sanders Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium Come In, We’re Open!

2007
Exhibitionism: An Exhibition of Exhibitions of Works from the Marieluise Hessel Collection, Hessel Museum of Art, Center For Cultural Studies, Bard College
On The Marriage Broker Joke, Office Baroque Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
The Red Badge of Courage, Newark Arts Council Open Studio Tour Exhibition, Newark, New Jersey, USA
Circus of Books, ZING Magazine Exhibition, Los Angeles, California, USA

2006
Twice Drawn, Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, New York, USA 
The Last Time They Met, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Subject, Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, Connecticut, USA
Nightmares of Summer, Marvelli Gallery, New York, USA
Armed: Contemporary Art and Violence, Mandeville Gallery, Union College Schnenectady, New York, USA

2005
Past Presence, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
Monuments for the USA, White Columns, New York, USA
Monuments for the USA, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, California, USA Altered Spaces, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Heavenly, Or A Slice of White, Leubsdorf Gallery, Hunter College, New York, USA
Back from Nature, Institute of Contemporary Art, Maine College of Art, Portland, USA
10 Year Anniversary Show, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

2004 
Editions Fawbush: A Selection, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, USA
Needful Objects, Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, USA
Neo Queer, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, USA
Your Heart Is No Match for My Love, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, USA

2003 
Robert Beck, Russell Crotty, Shibon Liddel, CRG Gallery, New York, USA
Frieze Art Fair, London, England
CRG Gallery, New York, USA
Me, Myself and I, CRG Gallery, New York, USA
Somewhere Better Than This Place, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA 
Drawings: Gallery Artists, CRG Gallery, New York, USA
Little Triggers, Cohan, Leslie and Browne Gallery, New York, USA
Annual Benefit Exhibition, Sculpture Center, New York, USA

2002 
Different Class, Debs & Co., New York, USA
Acquiring Tastes, Real Art Ways, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
CRG Gallery, New York
The Armory Show: The International Fair of New Art, New York, USA
Gallery Artists Group Show, CRG Gallery, New York, USA
Arrested Development, Castle Gallery, The College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, New York, USA 

2001
The Draftman’s Colors: 14 New Acquisitions, The Whitney Museum of American Arts, New York, USA 13th Videobrasil International Electronic Art Festival Centro, Cultural Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Song Poems, Cohan Leslie and Browne Gallery, New York, USA
Crossing the Line, The Queens Museum, New York, USA
In Cold Blood, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, State University of New York at New Paltz, New York, USA

2000
Wild Life, Beverly Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, Virginia, USA
Destruction/Creation, Ubu Gallery, New York, USA
Human/Nature, Caren Golden Fine Arts, New York, USA
Animal Magnetism, Bucknell Art Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA

1999 
Anni Albers, Robert Beck, Cadie Noland, Joan Semmel, and Nancy Shaver; Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, USA curated by Robert Gober
Calender 2000, The Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, USA 
One-person installation with CRG, The Chicago International Art Fair, Chicago, USA
Hindsight: Recent Work from the Permanent Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA

1998 
Back-To-Back: Selected Fellows 1990-98, New York Foundation for The Arts (NYFA), New York, USA Robert Beck and Jasmine Sian, Anthony Meier Fine Art, San Francisco, USA
8th Biennial Benefit Art Auction, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles, USA 
Images for the Millenium, Long Island Center of Photography, New York, USA
Portraits: Inaugural Exhibition, Paul Morris Gallery, New York, USA
Artists & Books: Picarone Edition1997, Matisse Museum, Nice, France

1997 
Investigations of New Photography and Film: The New God, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, USA 33rd Annual: Art On Paper, Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
You Should Know Better/Truth and Artifice in Contemporary Photography, The Thread Waxing Space, New York, USA
Sixth Annual Awards Auction & Exhibition, Empire State Pride Agenda, New York, USA 

1996
Limited Edition Artists' Books Since 1990, Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York, USA
What I Did On My Summer Vacation, Benefit Exhibition White Columns Gallery, New York, USA Sugar Mountain, White Columns Gallery, New York, USA
Show and Tell, Lauren Wittels Gallery, New York, USA
Gramercy International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Susan Inglett Gallery, New York, USA 

1995 
Summer Exhibition, Morris Healy Gallery, New York, USA
Inaugural Exhibition, Morris Healy Gallery, New York, USA
Verisimilitude and the Utility of Doubt, White Columns, New York, USA
Faggots: A Communiqué from North America, Centro Cultural Ricardo Rojas, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina, curated by Bill Arning

1994 
Violence/Business/Power, Neue Gesellschaft fur bildende Kunst e.v., Berlin, Germany
Gramercy International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, USA 
Benefit Exhibition and Auction: Who Chooses Who, New Museum, New York, USA, Choice of Robert Gober
Gramercy International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Morris Healy Gallery, New York, USA

1992 
7 Rooms, 7 Shows, P.S. 1 Museum, The Institute For Contemporary Art, New York, USA Gegendarstellung: Ethics and Aesthetics in Times of AIDS, Kunstverien, Hamburg, Germany, and Kunstmuseum, Lucerne, Switzerland

1991 
Saint Vitas Dance, Suzanne Biederberg Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
New Era Exhibition, Collins and Milazzo's, New York, USA
ACT UP Benefit Art Exhibition and Sale, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, USA
Queer, Butch, Femme..., Minor Injury Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, USA

1990 
Greenberg Wilson Gallery, New York, USA
AIDS/SIDA, Real Art Ways, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Looking At A Revolution, Simon Watson Project Space, New York, USA

1989
Erotophobia, Simon Watson Project Space, New York, USA
AIDS Timeline Touring Exhibition, Matrix Gallery, University Art Museum, University of California at Berkeley, California, USA


Group Video Exhibitions (selected)

2011
Looking at Music 3.0, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

2007
Distillery Open Studios Screening, The Distillery, Boston, USA

2005
Multiplex II, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, New York, USA

2002
Different Class, Debs & Co., New York, USA
Whitechapel Gallery, London, England

2001

Song Poems, Cohan Leslie and Browne Gallery, New York, USA 
13th Videobrasil International Electronic Art Festival, Centro Cultural Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Cathartic Disgust Gesalt, The Project Room, Philadelphia, USA
Video Jam, Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, USA
Edges of the Earth, Void, New York, USA

2000
Below 54, London, England 
RGB, Experimental Film, Video and Music Festival, Galapagos, Brooklyn, USA
Video Time, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

1999
Pop! The Lux Centre, London, England
TELE-vision, University of the Andes, Bogota, Colombia
13th Recontres Video Art, Centre d’Art Contemporain de Basse-Normandie, Herouville Saint-Clair, France
The Gay and Lesbian Film and Video Festival, The New Festival, New York, USA

1998
Pandemonium: London Festival of the Moving Image, London Electronic Arts, London, England
I Love New York, Edinburgh International Art Festival, Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland 
Almanac: Art on Television, Cablecast, Station Arts Electroniques, Rennes, France
Video Library, David Zwirner Gallery, New York, USA
Project Screening Room, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, USA 
SMART Project Space, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
European Media Arts Festival, Osnabrueck, Germany
Kasseler Documentar und Videofest, Kassel, Germany

1997
European Media Arts Festival, Osnabrueck, Germany
Video Viewpoints, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

1996
Susan Inglett Gallery, New York, USA
Pandemonium: London Festival of the Moving Image, London Electronic Arts, London, England

1995
Deuxieme Manifestation Internationale Video et Art Electronique, Champ Libre, Montreal, Canada Pantelleria Oasi Multimedia: 1st Video Festival Internazionale del Mediterraneo, Fondazio Orestiadi Comune Di Pantellaria, Pantellaria, Italy
The New York International Video Festival, New York, USA 
American Cinematique, Los Angeles, USA

1994
The 1994 New York Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, The New Festival, New York, USA 
10th Rio Cine Festival, Centro Cultural Banco de Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

1993
Video in the Reagen/Bush Years, University Art Gallery, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA

1991
LA Freewaves: 2nd Celebration of Independent Video, Cablecast, Los Angeles, USA
Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, USA 
Metropolis, Broadcast, TVE Espanola, Madrid, Spain
Independent Focus, Broadcast, WNET/Channel 13, New York, USA 
Atlanta Film and Video Festival, IMAGE Film & Video Center, Atlanta, USA
Video: Violence, Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria Visions of US, The American Film Institute, Los Angeles, USA
The Art of Music: 10 Years After, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, USA 
Video Witness: Festival of New Journalism, Hallwalls, Buffalo, USA

1990
The Territory, USA cablecast, Southwest Alternative Media Project/Laguna Gloria Museum of Art, Houston, USA
US Video Program: Video/Dystopia, European Media Arts Festival, Osnabrueck, Germany Commitment, Stedelijk Museum of Art, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 
The AFI National Video Festival, The American Film Institute, Los Angeles, USA
Video and Dream, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA 
The 1990 New York Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, The New Festival, New York, USA

1989
Made in 8, The Kitchen, New York, USA

1988
The Kitchen Presents, 4th International Video/Television Festival, Montbeliard, France 
New Works, The Kitchen, New York, USA 
New Independent Video, White Columns Gallery, New York, USA


Selected Bibliography 

2011
Denson, Roger, G, ’Old’, ‘Crazy’ and ‘Hysterical’. Is That All There Is?, www.huffingtonpost.com, 5 October

2010
Beck & Moffett/Lucio Fontana, Marianne Boesky Gallery
Cotter, Holland, Lower East Side Tale, Refracted Nine Times, The New York Times, July 9, p. C21C23 Smith, Roberta, Art in Review: Lucio Fontana/Robert Beck and Donald Moffett, The New York Times, May 7, p. C28
Vogel, Carol, Inside Art, The New York Times, March 5, p. C22 

2008
Bentley, Kyle, Robert Beck: CRG Gallery, Artforum, February XLVI, no. 6, p. 293
Leffingwell, Edward, Robert Beck at CRG, Art In America, March No. 3, p. 166
Wasserman, Nadine, Trigger-Happy, Ruminations on Violence Ed. Derek Pardue, Waveland Press, Inc. pp. 201-02 

2007
Smith, Roberta, Robert Beck: How Am I to Sign Myself, The New York Times, December 21, p. E31 Schwhendener, Martha, Galleries-Chelsea: Robert Beck, The New Yorker, December 10, p. 21 Bordowitz, Gregg, dust: Wexner Center fot the Arts, Artforum, November, XLVI, No.3, p. 362 Vischer, Theodora, Ed., Robert Gober: Sculptures and Installations 1979-2007, pp. 410-411 2006 Danby, Charles, Untitled Magazine, November pp. 27-28
Arning, Bill, Learning from Dynasty, Aspect Magazine: The Chronicle of New Media Art, Vol. 8, DVD Kent, Sarah, Robert Beck: Stephen Friedman Gallery, Time Out London, June 26
Arning, Bill, Early Work Aspect DVD, Summer 

2005
Johnson, Ken, Contemplating Childlike Wonder, Long Past Childhood, The New York Times, September 2, p. E26 

2004
Dent, Tory, Robert Beck CRG Gallery, Parachute -- Para (pullout), July/August/September, No. 115, p. 6
Kastner, Jeffrey, Reviews: Robert Beck, Artforum, April Vol. XLII, pp. 159-60
Harris, Jane, Reviews: Robert Beck, Time Out New York, February pp. 19-26 & 60
Collins, Thom, Somewhere Better Than This Place: Alternative Social Experience in the Spaces of Contemporary Art, Exhibition Catalogue, The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH, p. 88 

2003
Johnson, Ken, Art Guide: Robert Beck, New York Times, May 16, p. E35
Dodge, Alex, Shot On Sight: A Conversation with Robert Beck, Swingset, Issue 3, pp. 30-35 

2002
Hirsch, Faye, Working Proof: Robert Beck and Dale Peck, Art On Paper, May-June, Vol. 6, No. 5, p. 71
Northcross, Wayne, Art Portfolio, Pride.02, 2002 Anniversary Edition, p. 116
Aletti, Vince, The Great Divide: Photography’s Two Different Worlds, Village Voice, March 12, p. 59 Verlag, Weidle, Rainer Borgemeister: Lokomotive Denken, Verlag, Bonn & Berlin, pp. 224-225 & 255 Smith, Roberta, Armory Show, Grown Up and In Love with Color, New York Times, February 22, p. E38
Holmes, Steven A, Real Art Ways, Acquiring Tastes Exhibition Catalogue, pp. 9-22
Richer, Frances, and Rosenzweig, Matthew, No. 1: First Works by 362 Artists, D.A.P., p. 44 

2001
Smith, Roberta, A Benefit for Lover’s of Art and New York, New York Times, November 1, p. E3 Koether, Jutta, Robert Beck: ‘The Woods’, Kunstforum, June – July, pp. 156-158
Schwendener, Martha, Behind the Music, Time Out New York, August 2-9, pp. 52-53
Hagen, Susan, Things That Make You Go Ewwww, Philadelphia City Paper, May 3 – 10, p. 9

2000
Leeb, Susanne, Des Einen Freud, Des Anderen Leid (Robert Beck, ‘The Woods’, Galerie Rainer Borgemeister, Berlin), Texte Zur Kunst, September pp. 197-199
Arning, Bill, Review of Exhibitions: Robert Beck at CRG, Art in America, September p. 155
Johnson, Ken, Art In Review: Human/Nature, New York Times, July 21, p. E30
Cotter, Holland, Art In Review: Robert Beck ‘Nature Mort’, New York Times, March 17, p. E37 

1999
Schjeldahl, Peter, Selected Affinities: The artist as curator, New Yorker, Sept. 6, pp. 86-87
Smith, Roberta, Art In Review: Anni Albers, Robert Beck, Cady Noland, Joan Semmel, Nancy Shaver, New York Times, August 6, p. E40
Siegel, Katy, Anni Albers, Robert Beck, Cady Noland, Joan Semmel, Nancy Shaver, Artforum, December pp. 141-42
Saltz, Jerry, Mood Swings: Anni Albers, Robert Beck, Cady Noland, Joan Semmel, Nancy Shaver, The Village Voice, July 27, Vol. XLIV No. 29, p. 121
Griffin, Tim, Anni Albers, Robert Beck, Cady Noland, Joan Semmel + Nancy Shaver Photographs, 1975-77, Time Out New York, August 19-26, p. 57

1998
Perchuk, Andrew, Reviews: Robert Beck, Artforum, March Vol. XXXV No.2, pp. 101-102
Johnson, Ken, Art In Review: Portraits, New York Times, February 20, p. E-34 

1997
Smith, Roberta, Art In Review: Robert Beck, New York Times, October 17, p. E-37
Feaster, Felica, You Should Know Better, Art Papers, Sept.-Oct. Vol. 21, Issue 5, p. 60
Smith, Roberta, Art In Review: The Celluloid Cave/You Should Know Better: Truth & Artifice in Contemporary Photography, New York Times, June 27, p. C-24

1996
Smith, Roberta, Art In Review: Sugar Mountain, New York Times, April 26, p. C-27
Smith, Roberta, Art In Review: Robert Beck, New York Times, February 9, p. C-23 
Arning, Bill, Reviews: Robert Beck, Time Out New York, January 31, p. 24 

1995
Homes, A.M., Reviews: Robert Beck, Artforum, February 1995, Vol. XXXIII, No. 6, p. 91 

1993
Knee, Adam, The Feeling of Power: AIDS Activism on/through Video, The Minnesota Review, Ns. 40, spring/summer, pp. 94-101

1992
Bowen, Peter McKnight, Not In Your Local Video Stores: AIDS Videos and Their Public(s), Public Art Issues, No. 1, pp. 29-32

1991
Smith, Roberta, New Galleries In SoHo, From Gallery To Not So, New York Times, Nov. 15, p. C26 Watney, Simon, Queer, Frieze, Issue 2, p. 60
Bowen, Peter McKnight, America's Queerist Home Videos, Outweek, No. 49, June 6, p. 63
Milvy, Erika, Bah! Bah! Say Black Sheep, New York Post, Wednesday, July 10, p. 25 

1990
Gallagher, S, US Video Program: Video/Dystopia, European Media Arts Festival Catalogue, pp. 80-81 Berkson, Bill, Group Material's AIDS Timeline, Artforum, March Vol. XXVIII, No. 7, pp. 168-169 


Faculty

2005
Bard College, International Center of Photography, New York (Master Class) 

1996-2002
The School of Visual Arts: Computer Arts Department and Department of Film, New York

2000
Mason Gross School of the Arts, Graduate Program, Rutgers University, New Jersey


Visiting Artist

2011
Cornell University, College of Architecture, Art and Planning, New York, USA

2006
Opalka Gallery, Russell Sages Collage, Albany, New York, USA

2005 
California College of Art, San Francisco, California, USA
The Anderson Ranch, Aspen, Colorado The Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine, USA

2004
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA 

2002
Castle Gallery, The College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, New York, USA 

2001
Visual Arts Division, MFA Program, Columbia University, New York, USA

2000
Visual Arts Department, School of Education, New York University, New York, USA

1999
Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA
Parsons School of Design, New York, USA
Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, West Hartford, Connecticut, USA

1995 
The Hetrick-Martin Institute for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Youth, New York, USA
Queens College, New York, USA

1994
Hunter College, New York, USA

1993 Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, New York, USA

1992 
School of Education, Health, Nursing, and Arts Professions (SEHNAP), New York University, New York, USA


Grants and Fellowships

1999
The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Biennial Competition Award

1995 
New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Fellowship (Printmaking/Drawing/Artist's Books)
Art Matters, Inc. Grant


Awards

1991
1st Prize, Experimental Category: Visions of US Contest, sponsored by the SONY Corporation of America and the American Film Institute, Los Angeles, USA
1st Prize, Experimental Documentary Category, Atlanta Film and Video Festival, sponsored by IMAGE Film/Video Center, Atlanta, GA, USA

1989 
Made In 8 Competition, sponsored by The Kitchen and the 8mm Video Council, New York, USA


Public Collections

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, USA
J. Getty Museum of Art, USA
Long Beach Museum of Art, USA
The Museum of Modern Art, USA
The Palace of Legion of Honor, San Francisco, USA
Whitney Museum of American Art, USA
The Zabludowicz Collection, London, England