‘robert beck / robert buck: states of america’ at pizzuti collection, ohio

10 May 2016
Pizzuti Collection in Ohio present a major solo exhibition of Robert Buck, an artist whose work has been collected in depth by the Pizzuti's over the past twenty years. The works span the entire career of the artist who began as Robert Beck and continued under his changed name of Buck. The drawings, sculpture, video and installation work reflect the artist's sensitive investigations into how we respond to the diverse social and cultural challenges today. Like no one else, Buck offers a poetic and compassionate reflection on highly charged American experiences.

Robert Buck, born Robert Beck in Baltimore, USA in 1959, now lives and works in New York. In 2007, the artist undertook a change in surname to mark a departure in his artistic practice. Recent solo exhibitions include; Iceberg Projects, Chicago, USA (2015); ‘The Shrine (from e to u)', installation at School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, USA (2015); ‘New Work', CRG Gallery, New York, USA (2014); ‘Robert Beck/Robert Buck: Collected Works', Rennie Collection, Vancouver, Canada (2013); ‘iPainting (Smoke Screens)', Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, USA (2009); ‘Robert Buck: Kahpenakwu', CRG Gallery, New York, USA (2012).

The exhibition runs from 10 May until 4 September 2016.

Robert Buck at Pizzuti Collection