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(b. 1968, lives in Los Angeles, CA)                       



1995     Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

     MFA, University of California, Berkeley, CA

     BFA, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO



2016     Sign Exchange 1993-98, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA

               Sign Exchange 1993-98, Karma, New York, NY

               Untitled (Captain America), Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY

               Pink Cosco, Gagosian Gallery, London, UK

2015     Fifteen Paintings, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA

               Painted Sculpture, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

2014     Circus Circus, Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany

               Mark Grotjahn: Butterfly Paintings, Blum & Poe, New York, NY

               Mark Grotjahn Sculpture, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX

               Two Masks, South Willard, Los Angeles, CA

2013     Shane Campbell Gallery, Lincoln Park, Chicago, IL

2012     Gagosian, New York, NY

               Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO

2011     Three to Five Faces, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL

               Nine Faces, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

2010     KaiKai Kiki, Tokyo, Japan

               Untitled (Dancing Black Butterflies), Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

               Seven Faces, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA

2009     Gagosian, London, UK

2008     Black Dancing Butterflies, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY

2007     Blue Paintings Light to Dark One through Ten, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

               Kunstmuseum Thun, Thun, Switzerland

2006     Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

2005     Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA

               Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, UK

               Mark Grotjahn: Drawings, UCLA Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

2003     Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

2002     Mark Grotjahn: el gran burrito, boom, Chicago, IL

               Blum & Poe, Santa Monica, CA

2000     Blum & Poe, Santa Monica, CA

1998     Blum & Poe, Santa Monica, CA

               Flowers in the Office, Brent Petersen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA



2017     UNPACKING: The Marciano Collection, The Marciano Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2016     Takashi Murakami's Superflat Collection: From Shōhaku and Rosanjin to Anselm Kiefer, Yokohama Museum of Art,


               Plane.Site, Gagosian Gallery, San Francisco, CA

               Masterworks on Loan, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

               The Campaign for Art: Drawings, Part II

2015     First Show / Last Show, 190 Bowery, New York, NY

               Prima Materia, Punta della Dogana, Venice, Italy 

               Space Between, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY

               Natural Histories, Gagosian Gallery, Athens, Greece

               Speed Space, Tif Sigfrids, Los Angeles, CA

2014     The Avant-Garde Won't Give Up: Cobra and Its Legacy, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA

               New Image Painting, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL

               The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World, Museum of Modern Art, New York

               Liquor Store, Paradise Garage, Los Angeles, CA

               Room by Room: Monographic Presentations From the Faulconer and Rachofsky Collections, Dallas, TX

               Variations, Conversations in and Around Abstract Painting, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

2013     Prima Materia, Punta Della Dogana, Venice, Italy

     2013 Carnegie International Contemporary Galleries Reinstallation, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA

     The Show Is Over, Gagosian Gallery, London, UK

     Busted, High Line Art, New York, NY

     Pattern: Follow the Rules, Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University, Lansing, MI

     Selections from the Permanent Collection, curated by Bennett SImpson, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA,

     Los Angeles, CA

     DSM-V, The Future Moynihan Station, New York, NY

2012     Ancestral Figure, Gagosian, Paris, France

     Contemporary painting, 1960 to the Present: Selections from the Collection, San Franscisco Museum of Modern

     Art, San Francisco, CA

2011     Human Nature: Contemporary Art from the Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

     Malevich and the American Legacy, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY

     California Dreamin’: Myths and Legends of Los Angeles, curated by Hedi Slimane, Galerie Almine Rech, Paris, 


2010     The Artist’s Museum: Los Angeles Artists 1980-2010, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

     Group Show 2010, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France

     Benches and Binoculars, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

     Selections From The Hammer Contemporary Museum, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

     At Home/Not At Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg, curated by Matthew Higgs,

     Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

     Bravin Lee Programs, New York, NY

     Skin Fruit: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Collection, curated by Jeff Koons, New Museum, New York, NY

     Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY

2009     Mark Grotjahn and Jonas Wood: Collaborative Works, T&Sn’Kreps, New York, NY

     Saints and Sinners, Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA

     15th Anniversary Inaugural Exhibition, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA

     Collection: MOCA’s First Thirty Years, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

     Beyond Black. White, and Gray, L&M Arts, New York, NY

     American Flavors, Galerie Daniel Blau, Munich, Germany

     Just Like This Train, PHIL, Los Angeles, CA

     The Chef’s Theory, Five Thirty Thr33, Los Angeles, CA

     Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection,

     Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

     Private Universes, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX

     Mapping the Studio: Artists from the François Pinault Collection, Punta della Dogana, Venice, Italy

     Minimal Means, Initial Access, Wolverhampton, UK

2008     Friends and Family, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

     Always There: A Group Show with Grey Paintings, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany

     Eyes Wide Open, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

     Kaikai Kiki Artists, Kaikai Kiki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

     For What You Are About Receive, Gagosian Gallery, Moscow, Russia

     Pretty Ugly, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, Maccarone, New York, NY

     Oranges and Sardines, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

     Geo/Metric-Prints and Drawings from the Collection, MoMA, New York, NY

2007     USA Today, Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia

     Very Abstract and Hyper Figurative, Thomas Dane Gallery, London, UK

     Like Color in Pictures, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO

     Hammer Contemporary Collection, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

     L.A. Desire, Galerie Dennis Kimmerich, Düsseldorf

     Painting as Fact – Fact as Fiction, de Pury & Luxembourg, Zürich, Switzerland

     Zbigniew Rogalski, Galerie Almine Rech, Paris, France

     The Complexity of the Simple, L & M, New York, NY

     Fit to Print, Gagosian, New York, NY

     Past, Present, Future Perfect: Selections from the Ovitz Family Collection, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City, Art

     Institute, Kansas City, MO

     Warhol and…, Kantor/Feuer, Los Angeles, CA

     Grotjahn, Hirst, Parrino, Reyle, Richter, Stingel, Warhol, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY

2006     Painting in Tongues, curated by Michael Darling, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

     Whitney Biennial 2006, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

     Delete/How to Make a Perfect Ghost, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

     Gone Formalism, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

     Figures in the Field: Figurative Sculpture and Abstract Painting from Chicago Collections, Museum of

     Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

     The Last Time They Met, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, UK

     The Monty Hall Problem, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA

     Dark Matter, White Cube, London, UK

     Modern Primitivism, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL

     Mark Grotjahn, Richard Hawkins, Jay Heikes, Shane Campbell Gallery, Oak Park, IL            

     Red Eye, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL

2005     The Painted World, P.S. 1, Long Island City, NY

     New Work/New Acquisitions, Organized by Anna Temkin, MoMA, New York, NY

     The Altoids Curiously Strong Collection, Contemporary Art Center, Seattle, WA

     Think Blue, Blum & Poe, Santa Monica, CA

     Tête à Tête, curated by Augusto Arbizo, Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, NY

     Plip, Plip, Plipty!, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

2004     Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA

     Now Is a Good Time, curated by Dean Valentine, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY

     I, Assassin, curated by Slater Bradley, Wallspace, New York, NY

     Colored Pencil, KS Art, New York, NY

     The Thought That Counts, curated by Jason Meadows, Sister, Los Angeles, CA

2003     Group Exhibition, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA

     Conversations, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

     Pink, Gallery MinMin, Tokyo, Japan

2002     The Stray Show, boom, Chicago, IL

     Play It As It Lays, curated by Paul McDevitt and Declan Clark, London Institute, London, UK

     L.A. On My Mind: Recent Acquisitions from MoCA’s Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

2001     Jennifer Bornstein, Mark Grotjahn, Dave Muller, Florian Maier-Aichen, Blum & Poe, Santa Monica, CA

     Sharing Sunsets, curated by Julie Deamer, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tuscon, AZ

     Out of Bounds: Working off Paper, Harriet & Charles Luckman Fine Arts Complex, California State University,

     Los Angeles, CA

     Superman in Bed: Kunst der Gegenwart und Fotografie Sammlung Schurmann, Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund,


     David Brody, Mark Grotjahn, Wade Guyton, Siobhan Liddell, Gorney Bravin + Lee, New York, NY

2000     H20, Works on Paper, Los Angeles, CA

     ’00, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY

     Drawings from Los Angeles, Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy

     Young and Dumb, curated by Pentti Monkkonen, Acme, Los Angeles, CA

1999     After the Gold Rush, curated by Lia Gangitano and Joseph Wolin, Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY

1998     Entropy at Home, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen, Germany

     Winter Selections 1998, Drawing Center, New York, NY

     Phenomenology: Michael Byron and Mark Grotjahn, Elias Fine Art Gallery, Boston, MA

     Works on Paper, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

1997     Brent Petersen, Mark Grotjahn, Paul Sietsema, Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA

     Helmut Federle, Gunter Umberg, Mark Grotjahn, Ingo Muller, Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA

1996     Backroads (with Doug McConnell), Four Walls, San Francisco, CA

1995     Access, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

     Skowhegan Drive-In, collaboration with Doug Corson, Mark Grotjahn, and Mel Chin, Skowhegan School of

     Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME



2017     “Mark Grotjahn & Alex Israel: In Conversation.” Garage Magazine, July 14, 2017.

2016     “Mark Grotjahn’s Momentous ‘Masks’ at Gagosian Gallery London.” Blouin Artinfo, Aug. 18, 2016.

     Elderfield, John. “Boundary Crossings.” Gagosian, May 23, 2016.

     Saltz, Jerry. “How Art Star Mark Grotjahn Became Art Star Mark Grotjahn: By Repainting Signs for Local Mom-and

     pop Stores in LA.” Vulture, Jan. 20, 2016.

     “Why Mark Grotjahn swapped his art for shop signs.” Phaidon, Jan. 2016.

2015     Schjeldahl, Peter. “Take Your Time: New painting at the Museum of Modern Art.” The New Yorker, Jan. 2015.

     Lawrence, Alexa. “Find The Face In Mark Grotjahn’s Paintings Blum & Poe.” Architectural Digest, Apr. 2015.

2014     McGarry, Kevin. "Art Matters: A Powerhouse L.A. Gallery Heads East." The New York Times Style Magazine, May 1,


     Oltuski, Romy. "The Hot List: May 2014." Harpers Bazaar, May 1, 2014.

     Cochran, Sam. "Los Angeles Gallery Blum & Poe Opens a New York Outpost." Architectural Digest Blog, May 2,


     Finkel, Jori. "Childlike, but Hardly Child's Play: Mark Grotjahn's New Work Stars With Castoff Cardboard."

     The New York Times, May 7, 2014.

     Ruiz, Cristina and Julia Halperin. “New Galleries in New York: Art spaces open in Chelsea and the Upper East Side.”

     The Art Newspaper, May 8, 2014.

     Doering, Deborah. "Mark Grotjahn / Butterfly Paintings." The Seen, May, 2014.

     Glentzer, Molly. “Texas museums’ exhibits explore the past and present.” Houston Chronicle, May 16, 2014.

     Granberry, Michael. “’This Land Is Your Land’ underscored NorthPark commitment to art.” The Dallas Morning

     News, May 2014.

     Granberry, Michael. “Museum spotlight: Mark Grotjahn Sculpture showcased at the Nasher.” The Dallas

     Morning News, June 2014.

     Finkel, Jori. “Biennial’s Bright Young Things, Ages 77 and 84.” The New York Times, July 15, 2014.

     Pocaro, Alan. "Review: New Image Painting/Shane Campbell Gallery." Newcity Art, Sept. 13, 2014.           

     Wu, Su. “Mark Grotjahn.” Artforum, Sept. 2014.

     Saltz, Jerry. "'The Forever Now' Is MoMA's Market Moment." New York Magazine, Dec. 2014.

     Smith, Roberta. "The Paintbrush in the Digital Era." The New York Times, Dec. 11, 2014.

2013     Heuer, Megan. “Mark Grotjahn.”, Jan. 15, 2013.

     Grotjahn, Mark, and Ana Vejzovic Sharp. “Mark Grotjahn.” Gagosian, Nov. 2012 – Jan. 2013:  pp. 64–69.

     Berardini, Andrew. "Best of 2013 - Andrew Berardini." Artforum, Dec. 2013.

2012     Grotjahn, Mark, Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson and Barry Schwabsky. Mark Grotjahn. Aspen, Colorado: Aspen Art

               Museum, 2012.

     Finkel, Jori. “Mark Grotjahn’s Snowmen Hit the Slopes in Aspen.” Los Angeles Times, Feb. 22, 2012.

     Gamerman, Ellen. “In Aspen, Art That Gets You Access to the Slopes.” Wall Street Journal, Feb. 18, 2012.

     Grotjahn, Mark. “The Artists’ Artists.” Artforum, Vol. 50, No. 4, Dec. 2011: pp. 96-106.

     Marder, Malerie and Mark Grotjahn. “Holding the Release.” Parkett, No. 90, 2012: pp. 6-17.

     Thorne, James. “Mark Grotjahn at Aspen Art Museum.”, Feb. 17, 2012.

2011     Perry, Colin. Vitamin P2: New Perspectives in Painting, London: Phaidon, 2011: pp. 114-117.

     Smith, Roberta. “Mark Grotjahn: Nine Faces.” The New York Times, May 13, 2011: pp. C25.

     Saltz, Jerry. “Making the Spirits Dance.” New York Magazine, June 13-20, 2011: pp. 135.

     Scott, Andrea. “Critics Notebook: Face Value,” The New Yorker, June 6, 2011: pp. 10.

     Dunham, Carroll. “Mark Grotjahn’s Paintings.” Mark Grotjahn Nine Faces. New York: Anton Kern Gallery, 2011 [cat].

     Mark Grotjahn Three to Five Faces. Chicago: Shane Campbell Gallery, 2011 [cat].

2010     At Home/Not At Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg. Annandale on Hudson:Hessel 

     Museum ofArt, Bard College, 2010 [cat].

     Knight, Christopher. “Kinship Through Big Art.” Los Angeles Times, Mar. 12, 2010: pp. D16.

     Mark Grotjahn Seven Faces. Los Angeles: Blum and Poe, 2010. [cat.]

     Miles, Christopher. "Mark Grotjahn and J.B. Blunk at Blum & Poe." LA Weekly, Mar. 26 - Apr. 1, 2010.

2009     Rosenberg, Karen. "Art in Review: Mark Grotjahn and Jonas Wood.” The New York Times, Mar. 13, 2009.

     Tully, Judd. "Silver Linings.” Art & Auction, Apr. 2009: pp.86 - 89.

     Godfrey, Tony. Painting Today. London: Phaidon, 2009.

     Nelson, Maggie. “Oranges and Sardines, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles.” Artforum, Feb. 2009.

     Nickas, Bob. Painting Abstraction: New Elements in Abstract Painting. London: Phaidon, 2009.

     Philbin, Anne, et al. Hammer Projects 1999-2009. Los Angeles: Hammer Museum, 2009. [cat.]

     Storr, Robert. "LA Push-Pull/Po-Mo-Stop-Go." Mark Grotjahn. New York: Gagosian Gallery, 2009: pp. 3-7. [cat.]

     Rattemeyer, Christian. Catalogue Raisonné: The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary

     Drawings Collection. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2009

2008     Cotter, Holland. "Art Makes Such Weird Bedfellows.” The New York Times, July 25, 2008: pp. B23, 26.

     “11 Polaroid – Collages.” Monopol, Feb. 2008.

     "Making-of: Mark Grotajhn." Monopol, June 2008: pp. 46.

     Garrels, Gary. "500 words: Gary Garrels.”, Nov. 10, 2008.

     Garrels, Gary. Oranges and Sardines: Conversations on Abstract Painting, Hammer Museum. Nov. 2008:

     pp. 15 - 31 [cat.]

     Griffin, Tim. "Museum Previews: Oranges and Sardines." Artforum, Dec. 2008.

     Holzwarth, Hans Werner, “Mark Grotjahn.” Art Now: Vol 3. Taschen, Nov. 2008: pp. 196 -199, cover.

     Latimer, Quinn. "Oranges and Sardines.” Modern Painters, Nov. 2008.

     "Smithsonian American Art Museum Announces 2008 Nominees for Its Annual Contemporary Artist Award.”

     ArtDaily, Sept. 9, 2008.

     Völzke, Daniel. "Malewitschs Enkel.” Monopol, Feb. 2008.

     Murakami, Takashi. KaiKai Kiki Artists. Tokyo: Kaikai Kiki Gallery, 2008. [cat.]

2007     Coetzee, Mark (Ed.). Red Eye: LA Artists from the The Rubell Family Collection. Texts by Michael Darling and

     Michael Holte.

     Miami, FL: Rubell Family Collection, 2008.

     Curiger, Bice (Ed.). "Mark Grotjahn." Parkett, Dec. 15, 2008 No. 80: pp. 110 - 153.

     Eggermann, Heinerika. “Mittagspause und Lunst auf Kunst?” Thuner Tagblatt, Sept. 27, 2007.

     Engel, Matthias. “Butterfly, My Butterfly.” Berner Landbote, Sept. 13, 2007.

     Goodbody, Bridget. "Mark Grotjahn at Anton Kern Gallery." The New York Times, Feb. 16, 2007.

     Grayson, Kathy (Ed.) Panic Room: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Works on Paper Collection. 2007: pp. 45.


     Henkes, Alice. "Sorgfältig gestreifte Seelentiere." Der Bund, Sept. 11, 2007.

     Koerner von Gustorf, Oliver. “Mark Grotjahns modernistisch-psychedelische Bilder in Thun."

     Monopol, Aug. 2007.

     "Mark Grotjahn." Flash Art, Jan. - Feb., Vol. XL No. 252, 2007.

     "Mark Grotjahn, Kunstmuseum Thun." Artforum, Sept. 8, 2007.

     "Mark Grotjahn." Monopol. Jan. 2007: pp. 124.

     "Mark Grotjahn, Whitney Museum of American Art." Artforum, Jan. 2007.

     Miles, Christopher. "Mark Grotjahn." Artforum, Sept., 2007: pp. 212.

     Montreuil, Gregory. "Midnight Chord." Gay City News, Feb. 9, 2007.

     Muchnic, Suzanne. "33 pieces gifted to MOCA." Los Angeles Times, June 1, 2007: pp. E25.

     Müller, Katrin Bettina. "Wer strahlt denn da?" AD Architectural Digest, Sept. 2007.

     “Neues von der US-Westküste,” Bolero, Zürich, Oct. 2007.

     Schuppli, Madeleine and Philipp Kaiser. Mark Grotjahn. Kunstmuseum Thun, 2007: pp. 71.

     Tumlir, Jan. "Big Nose Baby and the Moose." Flash Art, Jan. - Feb. 2007, Vol XL, No. 252: pp. 82-85.

     Poets on Painters. Wichita: Ulrich Museum of Art, 2007.

     Roberts, Rebecca. MoMa Highlights Since 1980. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2007.

2006     "Best of the Rest." New York Magazine, Sept. 2006: pp. 4-11.

     Brooks, Amra. "Must See Art." LA Weekly, Nov. 2006: pp.63.

     Campagnola, Sonia. "Focus on Los Angeles." Flash Art, Jan.-Feb. 2006: pp. 71.

     Conner, Justin. "Mark Grotjahn - Abstractionists Are Flexing More Than Their Muscles." Interview, Sept.

     2006: pp. 96.

     Coomer, Martin. "The Butterfly Effect." ArtReview, 2006.

     Darling, Michael, and Wolfram Heubach. Painting in Tongues. Los Angeles: The Museum of Contemporary Art,

     2006: pp. 66-77 [cat.].

     "Editor’s Pick: Going, going, gone." Penn Current, Jan. 12, 2006: pp. 6.

     Fallon, Roberta. "Cold Hands, Warm Heart: Six artists tackle chilly formalism but with heated anxiety." Philadelphia

     Weekly, Jan.12, 2006: pp. 6.

     "Formalismo Contemporaneo in Philadelphia." L'Arca, Mar. 2006: pp.15.

     Grosz, David. "Butterflies by a Graphite-Stained Hand." The New York Sun, Oct. 26, 2006.

     Grotjahn, Mark. Mark Grotjahn: Drawings. Los Angeles, and New York: Blum & Poe and Anton Kern Gallery, 2006.

     Hatchaadorian, Lisa. "Exposiciones del Mundo: Formalism Transnochado." Exit Press, Mar. 2006: pp. 98.

     "ICA Goes Formal." Museums Philadelphia, Winter 2006: pp.12

     "If you do only 1 thing – Mark Grotjahn." Time Out New York, Sept. 21-27, 2006: pp. 2.

     "Institute of Contemporary Art." Philadelphia Sculpture, Mar. 2006: pp.15.

     Kimmelman, Michael. "Biennial 2006 Short on Pretty, Long on Collaboration." The New York Times, Mar. 13,


     Knight, Christopher. "Painting Can Speak in Many Tongues." Los Angeles Times, Feb. 3, 2006: pp. E1, E22-23.

     Kunitz, Daniel. "Whitney Biennial 2006." Art Review, May-June, 2006.

     Lavitt, Lauren. "Focus Los Angeles." Flash Art, Jan.-Feb. 2006, Vol. 39, No. 246.

     "Mark Grotjahn." V Magazine, 2006.

     Mazique, Derek. "Great Taste, Less Filling." 34th Street, Jan. 26, 2006: pp. 17.

     Myers, Julian. "Ecstasy." Frieze, Jan.-Feb., 2006, Issue 96: pp.145 - 146.

     Purves, Miranda. "L.A. Art Star – Mark Grotjahn." Elle, Sept. 2006.

     Pym, William. "Philadelphia: Critics’ Picks: Gone Formalism.", 2006.

     Rice, Robin. "Visual Art." Philadelphia City Paper, Jan. 26, 2006: pp. 48

     Robinson, Walter. "Grotjahn at Whitney." Artnet News, Aug. 2, 2006.

     Saltz, Jerry. "The Parallax View." Village Voice, Oct. 24, 2006.

     Siegel, Katy. "Preview - Gone Formalism." Artforum, Jan. 2006: pp. 88.

     Smith, Roberta. "Mark Grotjahn at Whitney." The New York Times, Sept. 22, 2006.

     Sozanski, Edward J. "Art: Formalism Revised." The Philadelphia Inquirer, Jan. 29, 2006.

     "Work in progress." V Magazine, N.40, Spring 2006: pp. 118.

     Rosenthal, Norman. USA Today: New American Art from The Saatchi Gallery. London: Royal Academy
     Publications, 2006. [cat.]

     Clifton, Michael. Séance. New York: Anton Kern Gallery, 2006. [cat.]

2005     Cohen, David. The New York Sun, June 30, 2005.

     Dea, Cynthia. "A Kaleidoscope of Pencil Lines." Los Angeles Times Weekend Calendar, Mar. 24, 2005: pp. E54.

     Goodbody, Bridget. "Mark Grotjahn: Drawings at Hammer Projects, U.C.L.A.'s Hammer Museum, Los Angeles." Art

     on Paper, May-June 2005: pp. 79-80.

     Holte, Michael Ned. "Reviews: Mark Grotjahn." Artforum, Nov. 2005: pp. 259 - 260.

     Kerr, Merrily. "54th Carnegie International." Flash Art, Jan.-Feb. 2005: pp. 51.

     Knight, Christopher. "Drawn in by an emerging artist." Los Angeles Times, Feb. 18, 2005: pp. E29.

     Knight, Christopher. "Thinking about the Art of LA." Los Angeles Times, Aug. 5, 2005: pp. E23.

     Kraus, Chris (Ed.) et al. "Mark Grotjahn." LA Artland. London: Black Dog Publishing, 2005: pp.162.

     Myers, Terry M. "Mark Grotjahn: Drawings." Modern Painters, Mar. 2005: pp. 101. 

     Siegel, Katy. "2004 Carnegie International." Artforum, Jan. 2005: pp. 175.

     Trainor, James. "2004 Carnegie International." Frieze, Jan. - Feb. 2005: pp. 109.

     Volk, Gregory. "Report From Pittsburgh. Let’s Get Metaphysical." Art in America, Mar. 2005: pp. 61 - 69.

     Wood, Eve. Flash Art, Nov.-Dec. 2005.

     Kantor, Jordan. Drawings From the Modern 1975-2005. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2005. [cat.]

2004     Hoptman, Laura. 54th Carnegie International 2004-05. Pittsburgh: Carnegie Museum of Art, 2004: pp. 154 - 157.


     Haus, Mary. "Sign here!" ArtNews, Summer 2004.

     Johnson, Ken. "Pittsburg Rounds Up A Globe Full of Work Made in Novel Ways." The New York

              Times, Nov. 4, 2004: pp. B1 & B6.

     Knight, Christopher. "A Global Cacophony." Los Angeles Times, Dec. 5, 2004: pp. E39.

     Knight, Christopher. "Mark Grotjahn at The Hammer Museum." Los Angeles Times, Feb. 18, 2004.  

2003     Brown, Delia. "Artforum Top Ten." Artforum, Jan. 2003: pp. 41.

     Burton, Johanna. "Mark Grotjahn – Anton Kern." Artforum, Dec. 2003: pp. 146.

     Smith, Roberta. “Mark Grotjahn.” The New York Times, Oct. 24, 2003: pp. B33.

2002     Trainor, James. "Rates of Exchange." Frieze, Issue 78, Oct. 2002: pp. 116-117.

     Miles, Christopher. "Working Variables, Switching Games: Mark Grotjahn." Artext, Fall 2002: pp. 44-51.

2001     "Group Show at Gorney, Bravin + Lee." The New Yorker, Feb. 5, 2001: pp. 18.

2000     Kertess, Klaus. Drawings 2000 at Barbara Gladstone Gallery. New York: Barbara Gladstone Gallery, 2000. [cat.]

1998     Delaney, Ella. "Mark Grotjahn, Paul Sietsema, and Brent Petersen." Art Papers, Jan.-Feb. 1998: pp. 72.

     Pagel, David. "Trying to Fit In." Los Angeles Times, Nov. 20, 1998: pp. F32.

1997     Helfand, Glen. "Mark Grotjahn, Brent Petersen, Paul Sietsema." Bay Area Guardian, Aug. 13, 1997.

1996     Fazzolari, Bruno. "Backroads with Doug McConnell." Artweek, May 1996: pp. 21.

     Hankwitz, Molly. “Mark Grotjahn and Paul Sietsema.” Art Papers, July 1996.

1995     Baker, Kenneth. "Access." San Francisco Chronicle, May 9, 1995: pp. E1 & E4.



2011     Honoree, 2x2 For Aids and Art, Dallas, TX

2003     Penny McCall Foundation Award

1995     Artist in Residence, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME



The Broad Art Foundation, Santa Monica, CA

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA

Guggenheim, New York, NY

The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Dakis Joannou Collection, Athens, Greece

François Pinault Collection, Venice, Italy

De La Cruz Collection Contemporary Art Space, Miami, FL