Robert Gober


Robert Gober's meticulous sculptures explore sexuality, relationships, nature, politics, and religion. His work is often based on memories from his childhood or on familiar subject matter from around his home or studio. Sinks, doors, cribs, chairs, and body parts recur in his oeuvre. Among Gober's best-known works are large room-sized installations, sometimes incorporating running water and theatrical lighting. His work is made by hand in his studio with painstaking attention to detail.

Gober (born 1954) represented the United States at the 2001 Venice Biennale and has had one-person exhibitions at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; the Serpentine Gallery, London; and, most recently, the Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel. In 2007 his work was the subject of a retrospective exhibition at the Schaulager, Basel. A large-scale survey of his work was on view at The Museum of Modern Art, New York from October 4, 2014 to January 18, 2015. He lives and works in New York.


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Museum Exhibitions
The Transported Man
Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
Apr 29 - Oct 22, 2017
Living Apart Together: Recent Acquisitions
Hammer Museum
Los Angeles, CA
May 21 - Aug 27, 2017
Dying well – False death
Museum für Neue Kunst
Breisgau, Germany
May 27 - Sep 24, 2017

Dioramas
Palais de Tokyo
Paris, France
Jun 14 - Sep 10, 2017
Doubles, Dobros, Pliegues, Pares, Twins, Mitades
The Warehouse
Dallas, TX
Jul 10 - Dec 29, 2017
I Am A Problem: Staged by Ersan Mondtag
Museum für Moderne Kunst
Frankfurt, Germany
Sep 23, 2017 - Feb 18, 2018