ANDREA ROBBINS AND MAX BECHER

BIOGRAPHY/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Andrea Robbins
Born: 1963, Boston, MA
Education:
1989 Hunter College School of Art, New York, NY
1986 Cooper Union School of Art, New York, NY / BFA

Max Becher
Born: 1964, Duesseldorf, Germany
Education:
1989 Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, MFA
1986 Cooper Union School of Art, New York, NY, BFA

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
“Black Cowboys.” Galerie Ute Parduhn. February 2 – March 3.
“Schwarze Cowboys – Deutsche Indianer.” Deutsch-Amerikanisches Institut Tübingen, April 25 – June 6

2016
“Andrea Robbins / Max Becher: Desplazamientos / Displacements,”  Museo ICO, Madrid, June 1 – September 11
“Andrea Robbins / Max Becher: Verlagerungen, / Displacements,”, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Siegen, Germany, March 17- April 16

2014
“Following the Ten Commandments.” School of Art Gallery, University of Manitoba, Canada, November 13 – February 20
“Following the Ten Commandments.” Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY. September 13 – November 1

2011
“Venice, Las Vegas.” Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY. February 17 – March 19.

2010
“Black Cowboys.” Sonnabend Gallery, New York. September 16th – October 23.

2009
“Portraits.” The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA. April 29 – July 26 (Show cancelled due to closing of Museum).

2008
“‘Bavarian by Law’ is in place.” JEMA, Leavenworth, WT, April 9
“Portraits.” The Center for Art and Visual Culture, University of Maryland Baltimore College, Baltimore, MD, January 31 – March 22,

2007
“Group Portraiture” by AR and MB, The Sonnabend Gallery, NY, December 8, 2007- January 26,2008
“Group Show.” (title) Sonnabend Gallery, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland, December/January 2008
“German Indians.” Savannah College of Art and Design, October
“Location/Dislocation.” Alliance Française, New York, May

2006
“Brooklyn Abroad.” Sonnabend Gallery, September 2006
“NYNYLVNV and Global Village.” Sonnabend Gallery, May 2006

2005
“The Transportation of Place.” Photographische Sammlung, Cologne, Germany, October 21 2005 – January 15, 2006
“Brooklyn Abroad.” Museum Kunstpalast, Duesseldorf, Germany, November 5 2005 – January 8, 2006
“St. Pierre and Miquelon – the Video.” LOOP festival, Barcelona, Nov 10, 2005

2004
“German Indians.” Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA, October 2005
“Where Do You Think You Are?” Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY, February 2005
“Andrea Robbins and Max Becher.” Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Sun Valley, Idaho
“Loop ’00 Video Festival.” Barcelona

2003
“The Transportation of Place.” Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
“Portraits.” Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY

2002
“Figures …” Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY
“German Legacies.” Harn Museum, Gainesville, FL
“Old Tucson and Almeria.” Galerie Senda, Barcelona, Spain

2001
“A Survey 1991-2000.” Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY
“Recent Works.” Leslie Tonkonow Gallery, New York, NY
“Andrea Robbins and Max Becher.” Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

1999
“German Indians.” Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York, NY
“Bavarian by Law” and “German Indians.” Gallerie Windows, Brussels, Belgium
“Remotely Viewed.” American Fine Arts, New York, NY

1998
“Bavarian by Law” and “German Indians.” Robert B. Menschel Photography Gallery, Syracuse, NY
“Dachau” and “German Indians.” Vaknin Schwartz, Atlanta, GA

1997
“Dachau” Michael Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
“Dachau” Basilico Fine Arts, New York, NY

1996
“Shrinking People, Exiled Cigars, and Galloping Dinosaurs.” Basilico Fine Arts, New York, NY

1995
“Holland.” Basilico Fine Arts, New York, NY

1994
“Holland/colonial remains.” Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany
“Holland/colonial remains.” de Vleeshal, Middelburg, The Netherlands
“Wall Street in Cuba/colonial remains.” Kanaal Art Foundation, Kortrijk, Belgium
“Old Tucson/Wall Street in Cuba.” Basilico Fine Arts, New York, NY

1992
“Colonial Remains.” Berland Hall Gallery, New York, NY

1989
(MB) “Travel Exhibit.” Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ
(AR) “Still-Life Maintenance.” Hunter Gallery, Thomas Hunter Hall, New York, NY

1986
“A Portrait of Felix Buchloh.” Arthur A. Houghton Gallery, New York, NY

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
“Real Estate.” Berman Museum at Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, Sept.15 – Mid December
“Across Divides: Borders & Boundaries in Contemporary Art.” Koslowe Gallery, Mamaroneck, NY, August
“Across Divides: Borders and Boundaries in Contemporary Art.” Derfner Judaica Museum, Bronx, NY, March 26 – July 30
“Serialities.” Hauser & Wirth, New York, 22nd Street, 15 February 15 – April 8

2016
“Der typologische Blick – Ausstellung für Hilla Becher,” Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur, 13. June 13 – July 3
“Martha Rosler: If You Can’t Afford To Live Here, Mo-o-ve!!” Mitchell, Inness and Nash Gallery NYC, June 7-July 9
“The East’s West,” Düsseldorf Photo Weekend, Düsseldorf, Germany, March 12 – 14
“Andrea Robbins e Max Becher,” Billboard Project, Porto, Portugal

2015
“Copied Cities.” Curated by Martí Peran, Fabra i Coats Centre d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona. March 6 – May 17

2014
“Facts and Fictions: Contemporary photographs from the UniCredit Art Collection.” Multimedia Art Museum,
Moscow, Russia, opens October 10
“A Particular Kind of Solitude: An exhibition inspired by the writings of Robert Walser for the
Elizabeth Street Garden.” Curated by Serra Sabuncuoglu, New York, NY. May 10 – June 1
“Occupied Territory: A New Museum Trilogy.” The New Museum, New York, January 22 – April 13

2013
“Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Year 1.” Brooklyn, NY, October 20 – December 15
“fALSEfAKES – VRAIFAUXSEMBLANTS.”Centre de la Photographie, Geneva, June 5 – July 28
“The Sonnabend Collection at Ca’ Pesaro.” Venice, 31 May – 29 September
“40 Artists/40 Years: Selections from the Light Work Collection”, Palitz Gallery,
SU Lubin House, NYC, NY, Feb. 18 – Apr. 11, Menschel Media Center, Syracuse, NY, Aug. 19 – Oct. 25
“In Motion: The African American Migration Experience.” Schomburg Center, New York. Online exhibition:
inmotionaame.org, physical exhibition at National Library of Medicine, Bethesda MD, February

2012
“Photo Ireland Festival 2012.” Dublin, Ireland, July 1-31
[Group show] Sonnabend Gallery, New York, February 25 – March 17
“Durchsucht, fixiert, geordnet.” Oktober 7 – November 25, Museum fuer Gegenwartskunst, Siegen, Germany

2011
“Kunsthalle macht Schule.” Kunsthalle Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany, September 20 2011 – August 1, 2012
“The Art of Caring: A Look at Life through Photography.” Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL.
June 2 – September 25
“Living History.” Nicolaysan Art Museum, Casper, WY, May 20 – Spetember 11
“Ileana Sonnabend: An Italian Portrait.” Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, May 28 – October 2
“Untitled.” Las Cienegas Projects, Los Angeles, CA, May
“Project Europa: Imagining the (Im)possible.” Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery,
Columbia University. New York, NY. January 19–March 26.

2010
“Refraction: Contemporary Art from the Harn Museum Collection.” (Black Cowboys) Gainesville, FL.
August 24, 2010 – August 14, 2011
“The Art of Caring: A Look at Life through Photography.” Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal,
August 1-31, September 1-19
“Human Conditions.” Sesnon Gallery, October 13 – November 20
“Before and After.” Balice Hertling Gallery, Paris. September 10 – October 23
“Kid Kulture”, Westport Arts Center, Westport, CT, December 10, 2010 – February 20,

2011
“Dreamlands.” Centre Pompidou, Paris. May 5 – August 9
“Project Europa: Imagining the (Im)possible.” (group show) Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL.
February 7 – May 9, 2010
“Trying Them On.” Presented by Humble Arts Foundation and Hendershot Gallery, New York,
January 21 – February 27

2009
“La Part Des Ombre.” Musée Henri Martin, Toulouse, September 24 – October 17 2010
“Universal Archive: The Condition of the Document and the Modern Photographic Utopia.” Museu Colecçao Berardo, Lisbon, Portugal March 9 – May 3
“The Art of Caring.” New Orleans Museum of Art. May 16 – October 7.

2008
“Modern Archive. The Condition of the Document and the Modern Photographic Utopia.”
Museum of Contemporary Art, Barcelona, Spain. October 3 – July 1 2009
“Striking Resemblance: The Portrait as Muse.” Norton Museum, Miami, West Palm Beach, FL,
Nov. 22 – Feb. 15 2009
“WFMU Exhibition and Benefit Sale.” Printed Matter, New York, December 6 – 13
“Outsider: Tourism, Migration and Exile.” Santa Fe Art Institute, Sante Fe, NM
“2018: Fate, Fortune, Coming Times.” LessThanThree Gallery, Long Island City, NY. April
“Visiting Artist Exhibit”, Santa Fe Art Institute, October
“Close Encounters; Facing the Future.” The American University College of Arts and Science,
Sept 13- Oct 26
“Highlights from the Photography Collection: University of Florida’s Photographic Legacy.”
The Harn Museum, Gainesville, FL, Oct. 10th – Feb. 22

2007
“Brasil Des Focos [o olho de fora].” Paço Das Artes Organização Social De Cultura,
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil,
July 30 – September 16 2007
“Wall Street in Cuba.” Sonnabend Gallery at Miami Art Basel, December
“Special show: the Photography Collection/SK Cultural Foundation, Cologne: A look at
the collection/contemporary portrait photography.” Art Cologne, Cologne, April
“German Indians.” Savannah College of Art and Design, October 2007
“”The Photography Collection/SK Cultural Foundation, Cologne: A look”, “The Photography Collection/SK
Cultural Foundation, Cologne, April 2007
“New Acquisitions”, showing “Exile Brands.” Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, August-October
“Location/Dislocation.” Alliance Française, New York, May
“New Acquisitions.”Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, August-October

2006
“Don’t Know Much About History.” ArtSpace, New Haven, Ct, November 18 -January 20
“What is an icon?.” Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Champaign, October
“Universal Experience: Art, Life, and the Tourist’s Eye.” Mart Museum Rovereto, Italy March
“The 6th Photo Festival.” Gana Art Center, Seoul, South Korea, June 2006
“The Jewish Identity Project” at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Franciso,
“Recent Aquisitions.” Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Spring
“The Last Show.” Cooper Union, May 2006
“American Matrix: Contemporary Directions for the Harn Museum Collection Part 1 and 2,
Fall 05 to Summer 2006

2005
“The Jewish Identity Project.” The Jewish Museum, New York, Sept. 22 – Jan 22 2006
“Universal Experience: Art, Life, and the Tourist’s Eye.” Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Feb 12 – June 5
“Universal Experience: Art, Life, and the Tourist’s Eye.” Hayward Gallery, London, England, fall 2005
The Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL, fall 2005

2004
“White: Whiteness and Race in Contemporary Art.” International Center of Photography, New York
“Only Skin Deep.” Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

2003
“Selections from the Lewitt Collection.” New Britain Museum of American Art, Lexington, CT
“Printemps de Septembre de Toulouse.” Toulouse, France
“Only Skin Deep” International Center of Photography, New York, NY
“How Human: Life in the Postgenome Era.” International Center of Photography, New York, NY
“White: Whiteness and Race in Contemporary Art.” The Center for Art and Visual Culture,
U. of Maryland, Baltimore County.
“The American Effect.” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

2002
“What’s New: Recent Acquisitions in Photography.” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
“New Visions of the West-Contemporary Gallery.” Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY
“Beyond Barbizon.” Dan Elias Fine Art, Boston, MA.
“From Pop to Now.” The Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College,
Saratoga Springs, New York, NY

2001
“Documentary Fortnight.” Museum of Modern Art, New York
“Documentary Processes.” Museum of Contemporary Art, Barcelona, Spain
“Ritual and Religion.” Robert B Menschel Photography Gallery, Syracuse University, New York

2000
“Biennale de Lyon d’Art Contemporain.” Halle Tony Garnier, Lyon, France
“Above and Beyond.” Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
“Into Our Prime: Acquisitions Since 1996.” Center for Creative Photography,
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
“Miami Arts Project.” Miami, FL
“On Sight: Contemporary Photographers of Place” The Center for Curatorial Studies Museum,
Bard College, Annandale on Hudson, NY
“Contemporary Art From the Collection of The Jewish Musem.” Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art,
U. of Florida, Gainesville, FL, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, U. of Nebraska, Sheldon, NE,
Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY, Huntington Mus. of Art, Huntington, WV, [2001]

1999
“Photography: An Expanded View.” Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain
“Architecture?” Vaknin Schwartz, Atlanta, GA
“Persuasion.” Lombard-Freid Fine Arts, New York, NY
“Artists in Residence.” Altos de Chavon Gallery, La Romana, Dominican Republic
“Full Exposure: Contemporary Photography.” New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ
(AR) “Conceptual Art as Neurobiological Praxis.” Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY
“Photography: An Expanded View.” Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
“The Cultured Tourist.” Carol Eilers Gallery, Ltd , Chicago, IL

1998
“The Cultured Tourist.” Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York, NY
“Selections/Contemporary Photography.” The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
“The Cottingley Fairies and other Apparitions.” Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN
“The Cottingley Fairies and other Apparitions.” Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York, NY

1997
“Critical Images: Conceptual Works from the 1960s to the Present.” Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York, NY

1996 “100 Photographs.” American Fine Arts, Co., New York, NY “Culture and Continuity: The Jewish Journey.” The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
“Western Views: A Photographic History of Land Use in the West.” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

1995
“The Cultured Tourist.” curated by Leslie Tonkonow, Center for Photography at Woodstock,
“Woodstock, NY
“Summer Fling.” Basilico Fine Arts, New York, NY

1994
“In the Field: Landscape in Recent Photography.” Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Artists Select.” Robbins/Becher selected by Martha Rosler, Artists Space, New York, NY
“Trade Routes.” curated by Laura Trippi, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY

1992
(MB) “Green Acres: Neocolonialism in the U.S.” curated by Martha Rosler,
Washington University Gallery of Art, St. Louis, MO

1989 (MB) “If You Lived Here…: Housing, Homelessness, City.” curated by
Martha Rosler, Dia Art Foundation, New York, NY

1987
“Landmarks of New York.” Harry N. Abrams Publishing Co.

1986
“Jardin Secret.” Arca Centre d’art Contemporain, Marseilles, France

Recent Public Lectures

2014
“Andrea Robbins and Max Becher.” University of Manitoba, School of Art, November 12

2012
“The Transportation of Place.” Photospring, Beijing, April

2008
“Andrea Robbins and Max Becher.” Tipton Hall, Santa Fe Art Institude, June 2

“Conversations with Artists.” The Phillips Collection, Center for the Study of Modern Art,
Washington D.C, March 14, 2008
“Andrea Robbins/Max Becher.” University of Maryland Baltimore County, January 30
“Lecture: Andrea Robbins and Max Becher”, University of South Florida, School of Art and Art History, January 24, 2008

2007
“Andrea Robbins and Max Becher: Artist Talk.” MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art),
Sept. 24,‘07, Brown Center’s Falvey Hall at 1301 Mount Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD
“The Transportation of Place.” Keynote Lecture at SPE Southeast Region, SCAD
(Savannah College of Art and Design), Oct. 11, ‘07, Trustees Theater, Savannah
“Andrea Robbins and Max Becher” TC Colley Lecture, Oct. 16, ‘07, RISD Auditorium,
17 Canal St., Providence, RI
(AR) “The Success and Failure of Modernist Photography”, Panel Discussion,
Thursday, Oct. 18, ‘07, Harn Museum, Gainesville
“PRC Lecture by Andrea Robbins and Max Becher.” Thursday, Nov. 15, ‘07,
Photonics Center Auditorium, Boston

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Books/Articles authored

2016
“Andrea Robbins and Max Becher: Black Cowboys.” With essays/interviews by Eva Schmidt, Shephard Steiner, and Robbins/Becher. La Fabrica Madrid, with Foundation ICO Madrid and Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen, March
“Black Cowboys Board Book.” Art by Andrea Robbins & Max Becher, written by Kyla Ryman. Homegrown Books, New York, 2015.

2010
“Pie Issue 01: Repetition.” “770” (Photo spread)

2008
“Portraits.” Maurice Berger, Andrea Robbins and Max Becher (Essay/Photographs),
Editor: Charlotte Carter, University of Maryland Baltimore County, publisher, January 08
“German Indians”, Párq Pordigal Magazine (Portugal), 3rd ED, 6 pages, February

2007
“Where Do You Think You Are?” Draft Magazine Issue 6, Winter 2007/08 p.22-25
“Art Cologne 41st International Fair – Special Exhibition of Die Photographische Sammlung/
SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne” Catalog, April 18-22 p. 68-69
“The 1980s: An Internet Conference” by Maurice Berger, Andrea Robbins and Max Becher (Selected Writings).

2006
“The Transportation of Place: the Work Of Andrea Robbins and Max Becher.” Lucy Lippard
and Maurice Berger (Essays) Aperture Press, April
“Brooklyn Abroad.” Nora Alter and Rupert Pfab (Essays), May

 

ARTICLES:

2017
“Reverence and Reconstruction.” Frances Halsband and Eli Meltzer with photographs by Andrea Robbins and Max Becher, Faith and Form, Volume 50, cover and pgs. 18-20 and at faithandform.com, July
“Thinking about walls.” Joanne Palmer, New Jersey Jewish Standard online, May 4
“Edle Wilde, schwarze Cowboys.” Lorenzo Zimmer, Schwäbisches Tagblatt, p.6, April 28
“Der Wilde Westen war Schwarz.” Dr. Christiane Hoffmans, Welt am Sonntag, p.58, March 5
“770s: Global Mini-architectural Boom.” Rachel Holliday Smith, Shturem.org, March
“Im Zeichen der Bechers.” Dorothee Achenbach, Rheinische Post Online, February 6
“Die Höhepunkte vom Photo-Weekend in Düsseldorf.” Dorothee Achenbach, Rheinische Post Online, February 5

2016
“True grit: Black Cowboys – in pictures.” Steven W. Thrasher, The Guardian Online, August 31
“Andrea Robbins and Max Becher, ‘Displacements’.” George Stolz. Critic’s Guide: Madrid, Frieze.com, August 1
“Bewegte Orte.” Eberhard Hess, Photo International, pgs 38-53, April
Andrea Robbins & Max Becher.” exporartemadrid.com, July 7
Exposición de Robbins & Becher, un equipo creativo con mirada crítica hacia el mundo.” fotografodigital.com, June 21
“Robbins & Becher. Displacements.” Julio Cesar Abad Vidal, juliocesarabadvidal.wordpress.com, June 16
“Robbins & Becher, Desplazamientos en ICO, [PHE’16]” edgargonzalez.com, June 6
“Robbins & Becher, ¿Estamos Aqui?” Elena Vozmediano, El Mundo/El Cultural, June 3-
“Robbins y Becher, fuera de lugar.” masdearte.com, June 6
“Los lugares transportados de Robbins y Becher.” hoyesarte.com, June 1
“Genuinamente extraño. Los lugares transportados de Robbins y Becher,” Plácet, June 1
“Darth Vader zwischen Tradition und Moderne.” Tobias Schürmann, WAZ, April 10
“Andrea Robbins / Max Becher: Black Cowboys” [Book review], Deutsche Gesellschaft für Photographie, EV.
“Sattelfest: Der Band Black Cowboys hebt endlich neue Reiter aufs Pferd.” [Book review]. Philipp Bovermann. Süddeutsche Zeitung. April 13, page 14.
“Fotokünstler Max Becher: Ein Becher-Spross ohne die Becher-Schule.” Helga Meister, Westdeutsche Zeitung, March 20.
“Sozialkritischer Blick auf Menschen, Kulturen und Orte: Andrea Robbins und Max Becher präsentieren im Museum für Gegenwartskunst ‘Verlagerungen’. March 14.
“Displacements / Verlagerungen. Andrea Robbins / Max Becher.” art-in-de, March 16.
“Der Fotograf Max Becher im Gespräch.” [Radio interview] Claudia Dichter. WDR 5, March 17.
“Der Fotograf Max Becher im Samstagsgespräch.” [Radio interview] Raoul Mörchen. WDR 3, March 19.
“Billboard Project de regresso com dupla inauguração” Agricultura e Mar Actual, Fev 18

2015
“Andrea Robbins and Max Becher: Following the Ten Commandments.”Jessica Evans, C Magazine Issue 26, pgs. 56-57, Summer
“Ciudades sin identidad.” Noelia Hernandez, La Vanguadia, June 17
“After Landscape. Ciutats Copiades.” Irene Pujadas. butxaca.com, March 26
“Fabra & Coats muestra la tendencia de la arquitectura a autorreplicarse.”La Vanguadia, March 13
Andrea Robbins and Max Becher Document Overlaps Between Church and State.”John Patterson, canadianart.ca, February 25
Shephard Steiner, curator of Following the Ten Commandments, interviewed by Aleem Khan & Derek Brueckner”, Eat Your Arts & Vegetables, CKUW 95.9 FM Winnipeg, January 22
“Graven Images.” Steven Leyden Cochrane, Winnipeg Free Press, p.7, November 27
“So-Called Separation of Church and State.” Lauren Siddall, The Manitoban, p.14, November 24

2014
“Venice, Las Vegas #3”, Come Together, Surviving Sandy, Year One (catalog).pgs.128-129
“Andrea Robbins and Max Becher @Sonnabend.” Loring Knoblauch, collectordaily.com, October 15
“A Crown Heights Building Has Doubles in Brazil, Israel, Australia and More.” Michelle Young, untapped cities.com, August 29
“This Crown Heights Building Has Been Replicated All Over the World.” Nicole Vranjican, August 28, New York Observer
“Gallery Depicts 770 Replicas All Over the World.” Crownheights.info, August 25
“Spiritual Home of Crown Heights Rabbi Inspires Replicas Across the World.” Rachel Holliday Smith, DNAinfo New York, August 25
“Andrea Robbins and Max Becher Venice, Las Vegas: Spectacle and Similarity.” Collin Sundt, cometogethersandy.com

2013
“Ein Jahr nach Sandy.” Claudia Bodin, Art: Das Kunstmagazin, October 10.
“The Sonnabend Collection 31 May – 29 September 2013 at Ca’ Pesaro, Venice.” WallStreetInternationalMagazine.com
“The Rebbe’s Brooklyn Abode … in Brazil.” Tamar Fox, Jewnivers.com, July 25
“Contact Sheet 173: 40 Artists/40 Years: Selections from the Light Work Collection.” Pg.26. August
“fALSEfAKES – VRAIFAUXSEMBLANTS: 4th photo-triennal 50 JPG (50 Jours pour la Photographie à Genève).”
photographynow.com

2012
“Kunstwerk des Monats: Franchise Gemeindehaus. Max Becher & Andrea Robbins ‘Milan, Italy & Sao Paulo, Brazil’”.
Siegener Zeitung, October 5
“Kunstwerk des Monats, Oktober 2012: Max Becher & Andrea Robbins, Acht Werke aus der Serie ‘770’.” Ines Ruettinger, Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen, October
“Von Bild und Vorstellung.” Siegener Zeitung, October
Photoireleand 2012 in focus: Andrea Robbins and Max Becher (interview).” Sarah Allen, Totally Dublin, July 13
“PhotoIreland 2012 / Interview with curator Moritz Neumueller.” Dorothy Hunter, photomonitor.co.uk

2011
“’Elende Orte, edle Bilder’ Wiederkehrende Wirklichkeiten in der Fotoserie Global Village von Andrea Robbins und Max Becher.” Leena Crasemann, Re-Inszenierte Photographie, pgs. 69-96
“Andrea Robbins and Max Becher: Mobile Place.” Mobile/Immobile: Choices and Rights for 2030. pgs. 124-131
“Critics’ Picks: Project Europa: Imagining the (Im)Possible.” Artforum.
Wallach Art Gallery Exhibition Examines Europe After the Berlin Wall.” myScience.us
“Black cowboys in Venice.” Mrs. Deane (author), Mrs. Deane (blog), May 25 (http://www.beikey.net/mrs-deane)
“Andrea Robbins and Max Becher: Venice Las Vegas.” theWeek Magazine, March 10
“The Daily Pic: Venice Goes Vegas: Palladio meets Venturi and Brown.” Blake Gopnic. The Daily Beast, February 10
“New York: A Photographer’s City.” Marla Hamburg Kennedy, ed., pgs. 178-179

2010
Lecture: “Echte Orte, falsche Bilder? Wiederkehrende Wirklichkeiten bei Andrea Robbins
und Max Becher, by Leena Crasemann (Freie Universitaet Berlin) part of the lecture
series “Re-Inszenierte Fotografie.” Berlin August 4
“Gopnik’s Daily Pic: Black Cowboys.” Blake Gopnik, The Washington Post, October 17
“How Much Work Is Too Much to Install?” Edward Winkleman, edwardwinkleman.com, September 2
“Before and After, Paris 20e. Galerie Balice Hertling.” Laura Bayodd, paris-art.com
“Project Europa: Imagining the (Im)Possible.”Kerry Oliver-Smith, With Essays by
Marius Babias and Boris Groys
“Escape into Life: Andrea Robbins and Max Becher.”
www.escapeintolife.com/artist-watch/andrea-robbins-and-max-becher/
“Dreamlands: Des parcs d’attractions aux cités du futur.” Centre Pompidou, pgs 252-253

2009
“After the Digital Divide?: German Aesthetic Theory in the Age of New Media.”
Edited by Lutz Koepnick and Erin McGlothlin, pg. 202
“The Art of Caring: A Look at Life Through Photography.” Cynthia Goodman, pgs 45, 247
“Cahier: The Photoresque: Landscape and Modernity.” Edited by Geert Goiris and
Steven Jacobs, “770” photos pgs. 59-61

2008
“UMBC Jewish Photo Exhibit.” Judy Oppenheimer, Jewish Times Baltimore
“The Photographer as Customs Inspector: Judgement Mars the Focus.” Jessica Dawson,
Washington Post, February 29, 2008, C02
“Striking Resemblance: The Portrait as Muse : Valerie Belin, Andrea Robbins & Max Becher,
Hiroshi Sugimoto, Bill Viola.” Charles Steinback, Maurice Berger, pgs. 24-25, 28-49, 53-54

2007
“Brasil Des Focus [o olho de fora]” Brasil Des Focus Catalog,
photos p.75-79, articles (English versions) pgs. 174,183-184
“Les Etats-Unis en France et vice et versa.” Solenn Poullennec, frenchmorning.com
“Fuori Posto!” Focus, March 2007, p.104-109
“The Rabbi’s House is … Were?” NewsMax Magazaine, March 2007, p. 60
“Darth Vader.” October Magazine 119, Winter 2007, pgs. 148-149

2006
“Vitamin PH.” Rachel Haidu, Phaidon (Article), pgs.230-234
“Show Gives Art History New Meaning.” Ben Genocchio, New York Times, December 31
“The Portable Legacy: Why Is an Unremarkable Brooklyn Building Being Replicated Worldwide?”
Gabriel Sanders, The Jewish Forward, Fri. Dec 29, 2006, p. b1 and cover
“Fokus auf Andrea Robbins und Max Becher: Dirndl in Washington.”
Frankfurter Rundschau Magazin, Dec. 9, 2006, p.8
“Global Village.” Adbusters Magazine, September/October 2006, pgs. 2-3, 7, 38
“Controlled Scarcity: The Making of a Mass-Produced Collectible.” Andrea Robbins (Essay),
Robbins/Becher (Photography), Editor: Ivan Vartanian, Full Vinyl, pgs. 198-205
“Illustrating That Looks Aren’t Everything.” Blake Gopnik, Washington Post, October 17
“Cloned Home.” Sleek Magazine, Autumn 2006, pgs. 150-159
“Shape Shifters.” Alexander McSpadden, Damn Magazine, p.94-98
“New York over there.” Howard Halle, Time Out New York, September 28-October 4, p. 7
“The Hasidic Life.” Angela Ashman, The Village Voice, September 27-October 3, 2006, p. 46
“My Place or Yours?.” Elyssa Da Cruz, City Magazine, May/June 2006, p. 34
“Global Dislocation.” Diane Smyth, The British Journal of Photography, April 26, 2006
“Auch Max Becher probt den Paarlauf”, Johanna Di Blasi, Kunstzeitung 115, March 2006, p. 25
“The Skirball to Host the Jewish Identity Project.” The Jewish Observer, February 13-19
“Arte e vita”, Uni News, February 11, 2006
“Universal Experience. Lo sguardo del turista”, Francisco Bonami, Mart Communication, February 10,
“Places out of Place”, Gainesville Magazine, February 2006, pgs. 30-37

2005
“Einmal Indianerhaeuptling sein.” Catrin Lorch, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, p. 39
“Bayern per Gesetz verordnet.” Thomas Linden, Welt Magazin, October 21, 2005, p. 20
“Max Becher: “Bin nicht Schueler meiner Eltern.” Helga Meister, WZ Newsline, October 20
“Around the world in eighty ways .” London Times Online, September 24
“The art of travel.” Simon Calder, The Independent News (online), October 8
“Visual Art: Universal Experience: Tim Teeman at the Hayward Gallery.”
The London Times Online, October 6
“American Jewishness in All Its Infinite Variety.” Grace Glueck, The New York Times, October 5
“‘Jewish Identity’ show is a real eye-opener.” Celia McGee, New York Daily News, October 3
“Il 770 di Milano nella Galleria di Andrea Robbins e Max Becher.” Chabad (Italia), October 24
“Cameras Expose Hidden Diaspora.” Mitchell Seidel, The Star Ledger, January 2
“Andrea Robbins / Max Becher.” Kunstaspekte, October 19
“Photography Review; A Global View lets Us See Differences Among Jews.” Ariella Budick,
Newsday Inc., October 14
“The Jewish Identity Project: New American Photography.” Grace Glueck, The New York Times,
BMCC News, October 11
“Holidays in Hell.” The Guardian, October 11
“Transportation of Place.” Pro Photo Online (newsletter), October 10
“Holidays in hell at the Hayward’s Universal Experience exhibition.” Scenta, November 29
“Brooklyn Abroad.” Fenja, Terz, November 29
“Transportation of Place – Brooklyn Abroad.” Julia Scho, Kritische Ausgabe, November 19
“O’Keeffe Museum Research Center hosts online symposium on 1980s art, politics.” The New Mexican, November 1
“Director’s Notes.” Karen Irvine, Uber+Punctum Newsletters, Museum of Contemporary Photography, May 31
“Andrea Robbins, Max Becher; Verlagerte Identitaten.” Art 49, May.
“Transportation of Place.” Michael Pfister, Field Report, March 12.
“Kuenstlerpaar Andrea Robbins und Max Becher in Köln und Duesseldorf.” Priska Hoflich, Galerien Virtuell, August 29
“Andrea Robbins and Max Becher: German Indians at Bernard Toale Gallery.” Francine Koslow Miller, Art on Paper, January/February, p. 81
“Taking on Skin Color, Art and Politics in ‘White’.”Cheryl DeVall, NPR, January 28.
“Playing on Black and White: Racial Messages Through a Camera Lens.” Margo Jefferson, The New York Times, January 10.
“Universal Experience: Art, Life, and the Tourist’s Eye.” Glow Lab News, February 11.
“Universal Experience: Art, Life, and the Touris Eye.” Electronic Flux Corporation, February 10.
“Imagined communities: Matthew J. Reisz joins the debate on Jewish identity at the Jewish Museum in New York.”
Matthew Reisz, Jewish Quarterly, Autumn issue – Number 199
“Deutung von Wirklichkeit.” Kathe Brandt, Die Tageszeitung, August 11, 2005
“Universal Experience – Art, Life, and the Tourist’s Eye.” Art Facts
“Events: Universal Experience: Art, Life and the Tourist’s Eye.” Dichotomy Media
“Universal Experience: Art, Life, and the Tourist’s Eye.” Non Starving News Letter
“Universal Experience: Art, Life and the Tourist’s Eye.” Travel Channel
“The Jewish Identity Project: New American Photography.” World Jewish News Agency
“The Jewish Identity Project: New American Photography.” Yale University Press

2004
“White: Whiteness and Race in Contemporary Art.” Maurice Berger, pages 33, 47-48
“Andrea Robbins and Max Becher.” Ken Johnson, The New York Times, March 12, p. B31
“Andrea Robbins and Max Becher at Sonnabend.” Eva Diaz, Art in America, October, p153
“Realidad y representacion celccionar paisaje hoy.” p.104-105
“Andrea Robbins and Max Becher at Sonnabend Gallery.” New York Magazine, February

2003
“The American Effect” [Whitney Museum exhibition catalogue], pgs. 22-23, 112-15, 133-35, 197, 206
“Light Sabre.” 2Wice Magazine
“Robbins, Andrea & Becher, Max.” Gestes [Printemps de Septembre catalogue], p.98

2002
“Images of transplanted Cultures: Interview with Andrea Robbins and Max Becher.”
World View (Chicago-based WBEZ/National Public Radio show), January 2002
“London Bridge Arizona.” Andrea Robbins and Max Becher, October Magazine 100th issue, Spring 2002, p. 23
“Global Breach: The Photos of Andrea Robbins and Max Becher.” Andy Grundberg, Art on Paper, May/June 2002, p. 57
“Andrea Robbins and Max Becher.” Rachel Singer, The Cooper Pioneer
“Americans in Samaná: Photographs by Andrea Robbins and Max Becher.” Doubletake Magazine,
Spring 2002, p. 64
“Andrea Robbins y Max Becher documentan en sus fotographías el falso Far West.” Jorge R. Pombo,
La Vanguardia, Janaury 26, 2002
“Andrea Robbins y Max Becher en Espai 292.” Artnews Digital No. 428

2001
“Andrea Robbins and Max Becher.” Roberta Smith, The New York Times, October 5, 2001, p. E31
“Andrea Robbins and Max Becher.” New York Magazine, October 2001
“Critics’ Picks: Andrea Robbins and Max Becher.” Martha Schwendener, Artforum.com, September 2001
“Things People Do Behind Masks.” David Bonetti, San Francisco Chronicle, March 2001

2000
“Auf Nach Radebeul.” Die Zeit, July 6, 2000, p.46
“‘Exotic’? Perhaps, Yet Neither Primitive Nor Pure.” Alan Riding, The New York Times/International
Herald Tribune, July 5.
“Andrea Robbins and Max Becher.” Edith Newhall, New York Magazine, January 3, 2000, p.10

1999
“Andrea Robbins and Max Becher.” Grace Glueck,The New York Times, December 31, 1999
“Andrea Robbins and Max Becher, ‘German Indians’.” Sarah Schmerler, Time Out New York, December 1999
“German Indians.” Meredith Mendelsohn, artnet.com, December 17, 1999
“On the Beaten Track: Tourism, Art, and Place.” Lucy Lippard, p. 46-47, 89, 120-122
“Robbins/Becher at Gallerie Windows.” The Bulletin, p. 21
“Dans un monde déboussolé.” Alain D’Hooghe, p. 17
“Conceptual Art as Neurobiological Praxis.” (AR) Sue Spaid, The Village Voice, April 27, 1999
“Conceptual Art as Neurobiological Praxis.” (AR) Andrea K. Scott, Time Out New York, April 22-29, 1999
“Art Form Still in the Process of Exposing Itself.” Mitchell Seidel, The Sunday Star Ledger,
May 16, 1999, p. 7

1998
“The Guggenheim Sounds the Alarm: It Ain’t Necessarily So.” Sarah Boxer, New York Times, Friday, March 19, p.E37
Harper’s Magazine, February, p. 29
“Eliminating the Distance Between Two Points.” Vicki Goldberg, New York Times, Friday, Nov 17, p. E46.
“The Cultured Tourist.” Leslie Camhi, The Village Voice, November 24, p. 135.
“Stereotype This.” Jerry Cullum, Frieze, June/July August 1998,p. 95.
“Stereotype This.” Jerry Cullum, Artpapers, November/December 1998, p.16
“Andrea Robbins and Max Becher at Vaknin Schwartz.” Jerry Cullum, Art in America, July 1998, p. 101-102
“Andrea Robbins and Max Becher at Vaknin Schwartz Gallery, Atlanta.” Rebecca Dimling Cochran
“The Cottingley Fairies and Other Apparitions.” Linda Yablonsky, Time Out New York, February 5-12, p. 44
“Of Fairies, Free Spirits and Outright Frauds.” Vicki Goldberg, New York Times, Sunday,
February 1, p. 48-49

1997
“The Lure of the Local: Senses of Place in a Multicentered Society.” Lucy Lippard, p.240
(MB) Documents Magazine, Spring 1997, p. 11
Roxana Marcoci, Diana Murphy, Eve Sinaiko, New, p.109
“Andrea Robbins & Max Becher.” George Baker. Artforum, September 1997, p.126

1996
“Andrea Robbins & Max Becher.” Van de Wall, Mark. Artforum, May 1996, p.104
“Andrea Robbins & Max Becher.” The Print Collector’s Newsletter, Vol.27, #1, March-April, p.30
“The Cultured Tourist.” Tonkonow, Leslie. Photography Quarterly, p.4-8
“Every Traveler a Tourist.” Schaffner, Ingrid. Photography Quarterly, p.9-12
“The Exile Brands.” Citizen K , Numero 8, Hiver 95/96, p.44
“Andrea Robbins & Max Becher: ‘Shrinking People, Exiled Cigars and Galloping Dinosaurs’.
“Karmel, Pepe. New York Times, February 2

1995
“Vestiges of Utopia, The Duesseldorf School.” Van Winkel, Camiel. Archis, October 1995, p. 65- 80
“Andrea Robbins and Max Becher at Basilico Fine Arts.” Mariño, Melanie. Art in America,
November 1995, pg. 112
“The Oregon Vortex.” Robbins, A. & Becher, M. Blindspot, Issue 6, pg. 12-17
“The Exile Brands.” Robbins, A. & Becher, M. Documents, Spring/Summer 1995 p. 66 – 69
“Chelsea and Soho offer a mix of Art.” Kutner, Janet. The Dallas Morning News,
May 28, 1995, p. 5C, 7C

1994
“Land Ahoy.” Kandel, Susan. Los Angeles Times, November 17, 1994, p. F13
“Der Wilde als entmundigtes Wesen.” Dogramaci, Burcu. Welt am Sonntag, September 25, 1994
“Andrea Robbins & Max Becher: ‘Old Tucson / Wall Street in Cuba.’” Velder, Katrin. Augenblick,
Vol. 2, No. 4, April 1994, p. 2

RESIDENCIES/AWARDS
Alice Award for Solo Exhibition in a Gallery 2012, for “Black Cowboys” exhibition at Sonnabend Gallery 2010
Kunstwerk des Monats (Artwork of the Month), Museum fuer Gegenwartskunst Siegen 2012
Cooper Union President’s Citation for Art, 2011.
Participant in the photographic survey for “Modern Archive. The Condition of the Document and the Modern Photographic Utopia.” Museum of Contemporary Art, Barcelona, Spain. 2008-2009
Grant recipient as part of “Printemps de Septembre de Toulouse.” Toulouse, France 2004
Leopold Godowsky, Jr. Color Photography Award, 2005
Grant recipient Artist-in-Residence, Light Work Foundation, 1995.
Artist-in-Residence, The Altos de Chavón Cultural Center Foundation, La Romana, Dominican Republic, Summer 1999.

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
The New School for Social Research, New York, NY
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Fried Frank Collection, New York, NY
Collection of Carol and Sol LeWitt
International Center for Photography, NY
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Light Work Permanent Collection, Syracuse, NY
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
Perez Museum, Miami, FL
The Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
Progressive Corp, Cleveland, OH
St. Louis Musem of Art, OH
Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ
Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA), Barcelona, Spain
Maison Européenne de la Photographie (MEP), Paris, France
Museum Kunstpalast, Duesseldorf, Germany
Ileana Sonnabend Collection, New York
Rheingold Collection, Duesseldorf, Germany
Schwartz Art Collection, Boston
Metropolitan Bank and Trust Collection, Cleveland, OH