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MARC PALLY 

marcpally@icloud.com

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS


Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

Oakland Museum of California

Orange County Museum of Art, Costa Mesa, CA

Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

San Jose Museum of Art

Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine

University of California, Santa Barbara, University Art Museum

Weisman Museum, Pepperdine University

Escalette Collection at Chapman University

Cedar Sinai Medical Center



EXHIBITIONS


LAXART, Los Angeles, “Peace Tower”, 2012

Redcat Gallery, Los Angeles, “The Experimental Impulse”, 2011

Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA, “You First”, 2011

Here is Elsewhere Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, “Absurdism”, 2011

Riverside Museum of Art, “Painting in So California: The 1980s –Driven to Abstraction “, 2009

The Getty Research Institute, “Evidence of Movement”, 2007

Sam Francis Gallery, Crossroads School, “Drawn  Out”, Santa Monica, CA,  2007

Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, solo exhibition, 2005

Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman College, Orange, CA, “Tradeshow”, 2002

DiRT Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2002

Cannon Art Gallery, Carlsbad, CA, “By Nature’s Design”, 2001 (catalog)

Orange County Museum of Art, “Recent Acquisitions”, 2000

Susret-Art, Bezirksmuseumsverein, Landbeck Austria, 1999

ACME, Los Angeles, “Painting: Fore and Aft”, 1999

Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA, “The Rowan Collection: Passion and Patronage”, 1999

Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, “Art Journalism”, 1999

Laband Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount Univ., “Contempo Italianate”, 1998

DiRT Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, “The Bean Show”, 1998

Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney, Australia, "Sydney International", 1997

Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA., solo exhibition, 1997

Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA., "The Calligraphic Mark", 1996 (catalog)

Honolulu Fine Arts Academy, Honolulu, HI, "Between Reality and Abstraction", 1996 (catalog)

Galerie Praz/Delavallade, Paris, France, "From L.A. With Love", 1995

Newspace Gallery, Los Angeles, "Balls", 1994

Jose Freire Gallery, New York, NY, "L.A. Mail", 1994

Selby Gallery, Ringling School Art & Design, Sarasota, FL, "Embraceable You", 1994 (catalog)

Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA., solo exhibition, 1994

Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca., "The Layered Look", 1993

Newport Harbor Art Museum, "Beyond the Bay: The Figure", 1993

Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, Santa Monica, Ca. and California State University, Fullerton, "The Elegant, Irreverent and Obsessive: Drawing in Southern California", 1993

UC Santa Barbara, College of Creative Studies, "Aspects of Painting in Los Angeles" 1993

Food House Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, "Mimosa," 1993

Otis Art Institute Gallery, L.A., CA., "Coming Unraveled," First LA Biennial, 1992 (catalog)

Rosamund Felsen Gallery, L.A., Solo Exhibition, 1992

Scripps College, Claremont, CA., "Professor's Choice," 1991

Museum of Contemporary Art, L.A., "Selections from the Perm. Collection", 1991

Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA., "Paintings from the 80s", 1991

Rosamund Felsen Gallery, L.A., "Quick Coagulation Forms the August Corpse", 1991

Rosamund Felsen Gallery, L.A., solo exhibition, 1991

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, "Recent Work/Recent Acquisitions," 1991

Shoshana Wayne, Santa Monica, CA, "The Ends of Painting: The Edges of Abstraction" 1990 (catalog) 

Rosamund Felsen Gallery, L.A., CA, "Past and Present", 1990

Rosamund Felsen Gallery, L.A., CA, "Group Show," (solo exhibition) 1989

Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA, "Organic Abstraction", 1989

Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, CA, "Orange County Collects," 1989

Rosamund Felsen Gallery, L.A., CA, "New Works on Paper", 1988

Newspace Gallery, L.A., CA, "Los Angeles Organic Abstraction", 1988

Rosamund Felsen Gallery, L.A., CA, solo exhibition, 1988

Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA, solo exhibition, 1988 (catalog)

Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA, "Skeptical Beliefs," 1988 (catalog)

Rosamund Felsen Gallery, L.A., CA, solo exhibition, 1987

Fine Arts Gallery, UC Irvine, "The Capital Group Corporate Art   Collection," 1987

Rosamund Felsen Gallery, L.A., CA, solo exhibition, 1986

LACE, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, "First Annuale," 1986

Fine Arts Gallery, Univ of Cal, Irvine, "Drawing Ex-Machina", solo exhibition, 1985

Louis Meisel Gallery, New York, "American Abstraction," 1985 (catalog)

Fisher Gallery, U.S.C., L.A., CA, "Sunshine/Shadows: Recent Painting in So. California," 1985 (catalog)

LAVA, Los Angeles Visual Arts Annual, "To the Astonishing Horizon," 1985 (catalog)

Palos Verdes Art Center, "Hold Everything," 1984

Richard Kuhlenschmidt Gallery, L.A., CA  ,group show, 1984

Ulrike Kantor Gallery, L.A., CA, "Landscapes 1884-1984," 1984

Newspace Gallery, L.A., CA, "Money in Art," 1984

LACE, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, "The Cotton Exchange Show," 1984

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Rental Gallery, Group Show, 1984

Design Center of L. A., "A Broad Spectrum: Painting and Sculpture in Los Angeles," 1984 (catalog)

Ulrike Kantor Gallery, L.A., CA, solo exhibition, 1984

Ulrike Kantor Gallery, L.A., CA, group exhibition, 1983

Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA, "Educating Artists," 1983

LAICA, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Installation, 1982

Fisher Gallery, U.S.C., L.A., CA, "Wallworks," 1982

Ulrike Kantor Gallery, L.A., CA, solo exhibition, 1981

Gallery at the Plaza, Security Pacific Plaza, L.A., CA, "Painted Wall Constructions," 1981

Ulrike Kantor Gallery, L.A., CA, group exhibition, 1981

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Rental Gallery, Group Exhibition, 1981

Claremont Graduate School, Libra Gallery, Three-person show, 1979



OTHER ART MAKING


“CBLM” audio tape on “Laments”, Viralnet, 2008

San Diego Department of Water Headquarters Facility, design team member, 1999 - 2001

The Art of the X Files, Marvin Heiferman and Carole Kismaric, eds., HarperPrism, NY, 1997

"DNA Fountain", Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department for Los Angeles Zoo, finalist,1997

Seawall Mural, Manhattan Beach Arts Commission, finalist,1996

Public Art Corridor, Escondido, CA, finalist, 1996

Zyzzyva, Spring 1995, portfolio of drawings

Christmas Card Commission (Peter Norton Family Commission) and Audio Tape Project,

    in collaboration with Tim Bennett, 1988

Audio tapes played on KPFK 1978

Audio tapes played at LACE 1978



BIBLIOGRAPHY

CRITICAL REVIEWS AND ESSAYS:

Rickels, Laurence, “Art/Journalism”, X-tra, Summer 1999

Ho, Melissa, “The Bean Show”, Art Issues, Summer 1998

Begleiter, Marcie and Friedman, Terri, “Conversation re: Marc Pally”, zingmagazine,  1998

Curtis, Cathy, Reviews, Los Angeles Times (Orange County Edition), October 22, 1996

Frank, Peter, "Art Picks of the Week", LA Weekly, December 1, 1994

Marger, Mary Ann, "A Mission in Abstract", St. Petersberg Times, September 26, 1994

Altabe, Joan, "Super-realism colors superb abstract show", Sarasota Herald Tribune, September 26, 1994

Pagel, David, review, Los Angeles Times, August 18, 1994

Curtis, Cathy, "On Drawing: Get the Point", Los Angeles Times, April 27, 1993

Pagel, David, "'Coming Unraveled' is Anything But at Otis Gallery," LA Times, Dec. 11, 1992

__________review, Los Angeles Times, December 3, 1992

Frank, Peter, "Picks of the Week," LA Weekly, June 21, 1991

Geer, Suvan, review, Los Angeles Times, June 14, 1991

Pagel, David, The Ends of Painting: The Edges of Abstraction, Catalog Essay, 1990, also      

published in Artspace, January 1991

Frank, Peter, "Pick of the Week," L.A. Weekly, September 21, 1990

Kandel, Susan, Review, Arts, December 1989

Anderson, Michael, Review, ArtIssues, December 1989

Weisman, Benjamin, Review, Artforum, December 1989

Frank, Peter, "The 'Still-Small Voice' in Organic Abstraction," Artweek, Oct. 21, 1989

Curtis, Cathy, Review, Los Angeles Times, September 22, 1989

O'Dair, Barbara, "Irvine Show Ambitious but Difficult," The Orange County Register, September 8, 1989

Curtis, Cathy, "Lesson from Nature's Rhythms," Los Angeles Times, August 27, 1989

Frank, Peter, "Pick of the Week," L.A. Weekly, December 2, 1988

Geer, Suvan, Review, Los Angeles Times, November 25, 1988

Hugo, Joan, "Why Not Paint?", Artweek, May 21, 1988

Curtis, Cathy, Review, Los Angeles Times, April 29, 1988

Gardner, Colin, Review, Artforum, April 1988

Ayres, Ann, Marc Pally, California Artist XIII, Catalog Essay, 1988

Jalon, Allan, "Pally Recognizes Bond with 'Interpretative Link," Los Angeles Times, Feb, 29, 1988

Knight, Christopher, "Abstraction Assumes a New Form," LA aHerald Examiner,  August 28, 1987

Curtis, Cathy, Review, Los Angeles Times, August 14, 1987

Schipper, Merle, Review, Artnews, January 1987

Knight, Christopher, "Art Scene Becomes City's New Hang-Up," L. A. Herald Examiner, December 26, 1986

__________,"L.A..'s Periodic Art Exhibitions Fail to Live Up to Europe's Best," L.A. Her Exam, Oct. 19, 1986

Gipe, Lawrence, Review, Artweek, October 4, 1986

Gardner, Colin, Review, Los Angeles Times, September 12, 1986

Frank, Peter, American Abstraction, Catalog Essay, 1985

Wortz, Melinda, 20th Anniversary, Catalog Essay, 1985

Mallinson, Constance, Review, Art in America, Summer 1984

Pincus, Robert, "Money in Art, Los Angeles Times, May 18, 1984

Nelson, Sandy, A Broad Spectrum, Catalog Essay, 1984

Bianchi, Tom, "A Search for Authentic Form," Artweek, February 11, 1984

Larsen, Susan, Review, Artforum, March 1984

__________, Sunshine/Shadows, Catalog Essay, 1984

Drohojowska, Hunter, "Artists Take Over Cotton Exchange," Los Angeles Herald Examiner, April 27,1 1984

__________, "Elegant Abstractions," ibid., February 10, 1984

__________, "Pick of the Week," L.A. Weekly, December 27, 1981

__________, ibid., November 6, 1981

Wilson, William, Review, Los Angeles Times, January 20, 1984

__________, "Putting Space in Shapes," ibid.,  April 12, 1982

__________, "Wallworks: General to an Extreme," ibid., January 22, 1982

Ehrlich, Susan, Wallworks, Catalog Essay, 1982

Brown, Betty, Review, L.A. Reader, April 9, 1982

Menzies, Neal, "Manipulations of Space," Artweek, April 24, 1982

Wortz, Melinda, Review, Artnews, February 1982

Blakeslees, Kathleen, "Rigorous Contemporary Vitality," Artweek, December 7, 1981

Muchnic, Suzanne, Review, Los Angeles Times, October 23, 1981

Giesler, Dan, "Diverse Strategies, Diverse Results," Artweek, February 9, 1980

Mallinson, Constance, "Marc Pally," LAICA Journal, July 1980


ADDITIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHY


Kino, Carol, “Yes, Virginia, There is a Resale Market”:, New York Times, Dec 18, 2005

Timberg, Scott, “Reflecting on an Altered Landscape”, Los Angeles Times, Oct 24, 2004

Curtis, Cathy, "Anaheim Experiments withUser-Friendly Work on Public Site," Los Angeles Times, Nov. 4, 1991

_________, "Getting the Drift of Discordance," Los Angeles Times, July 18, 1991

Lloyd, Ann Wilson, "Viewpoints, A Forum of Public Art Issues," On View, Summer 1990

Krier, Beth Ann, "Seasons Greetings with Added Seasoning," L. A. Times, December 20, 1988

Register, Kathy, "The Case for Art in Public Places," Pasadena Star News, Dec. 20, 1987

NEA, Kazanjian, Doty, ed., Arts Review, Summer 1987

Muchnic Suzanne, "CRA Plans for the Future," Los Angeles Times, October 6, 1985

Knight, Christopher, "A Proposed Trust Fund Could Give L.A. a Larger Canvas for Public

Art," Los Angeles Herald Examiner, July 21, 1985

Wilson, William, "Downtown L.A. Draws an Art Scene," Los Angeles Times, April 26, 1981

Larsen, Susan, "Los Angeles: Downtown Moves Up," Artnews, January 1982

Terry, Sara, "Los Angeles Begins to Shed Image as Cultural Wasteland," Christian

Science Monitor, October 7, 1981

Isenberg, Barbara, "The Arts in Downtown Los Angeles," LA Times, Feb 20, 1982



OTHER


Curator’s Grant, Cultural Services of the French Embassy, 2009

Member, Mayor’s Design Advisory Panel, City of Los Angeles, 2009

Member, Advisory Board, LAX-Art, 2009

Co-curator, w/ Sara Cochlan, “16th Annual Juried Exhibit”, Korean Cultural Center, 2008

Conference Chair, Public Art Network/American for the Arts, Las Vegas, 2007

Public Art Network Council for the Americans for the Arts, 2001 - present

Member, Board of Directors, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Vice-President, 1997 - 2002

Art Matters Fellowship, 1996

California Arts Council Fellowship, 1994

Author, "Finding a Place for Collaboration," PLACES," Winter 1991

Author and curator, Mid-Western Biennial, Nelson Atkins Museum, Kansas City, 1991

Author, "Conceiving a Courtyard," PLACES, Spring 1990

Co-curator, "Re:Placement", LACE, 1988

Author and co-curator, "LA-NY Exchange," LACE and Artists Space, NY, 1983

Author, "The Demise of the Artist Myth," Spectacle, Fall 1984

Member, Board of Directors, LACE, 1991 - 1993



EDUCATION


M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

B.A., Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio

















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