Mark Bloch

Mark Bloch is a writer, performer, videographer and multi-media artist living in Manhattan. In 1978, this native Ohioan founded the Post(al) Art Network a.k.a. PAN. NYU's Downtown Collection now houses an archive of many of Bloch's papers including a vast collection of mail art and related ephemera. For three decades Bloch has done performance art in the USA and internationally. In addition to his work as a writer and fine artist, he has also worked as a graphic designer for, The New York Times, Rolling Stone and elsewhere. He can be reached at and PO Box 1500 NYC 10009.



articles by this author

Particle to Matter: Joohyun Kang and Costas Picadas

“What You See Is What You Get” by Johan Wahlstrom

A New Book and a Museum Show for Sari Dienes

Elli Chrysidou and Heejung Kim: The Power of the Gaze

Book Review: A Something Else Reader, Edited by Dick Higgins

Ran Hwang: Becoming Again

Rodney Zelenka's Dominion and Frailty

Ruth Oisteanu’s Illuminated Landscapes and Valery Oisteanu’s Lighter Than Air (Collages and Assemblages)

E.F. Higgins III: Doo Da Forever! at Van Der Plas Gallery

Lin Shih Pao’s “Golden Age” at Artexpo

Notes on Colette Lumiere's Notes on Baroque Living

The Other Art Fair in Brooklyn

A look at three Canadian artists known as the Image Bank: Michael Morris, Vincent Trasov and Gary Lee-Nova

Love and Jump Back: Photography by Charles Henri Ford at Mitchell Algus

Lorin Roser's Outscape Escape at Gallery 456

Elga Wimmer Reboots with Art and Politics Online and in Spain

Isaac Aden at David Richard Gallery

Artist Rafael Leonardo Black, 71, dies from complications of Covid-19

Nina Kuo's Art Deviation

Francis Naumann Fine Art's Endgame with "Depicting Duchamp: Portraits of Marcel Duchamp and/or Rrose Sélavy"

Globalism and the Rise of Abstract Expressionism

Origins by Sharon Louden and Hrag Vartanian at Signs and Symbols

Wandering in the Crossroads: Qian Wu's Recent Works

Shen Jingdong: “Shen Jingdong is here”

WhiteBox, Now in Harlem, Presents Ko Nakajima

Mark Bloch on Connection by Sarah Shinhyo Kim

Debora Hirsch at Galerie Dix9, Paris

100 Chinese Dolls by Mao Li at Riverside Gallery in Hackensack

Mark Dagley: Neo-Op at David Richard Gallery

Elizabeth Axtman's "Dark Meat" Opens in Austin TX at Satellite Art Fair

Intermedia, Fluxus And The Something Else Press: Selected Writings By Dick Higgins

Jae Ko: Drift at Heather Gaudio in New Canaan, Connecticut

Liu Chunbing, “A Walk in the Clouds” Contemporary Ink Painting at Elga Wimmer PCC

Mark Bloch on “Please Send To: Ray Johnson” at Guild Hall, East Hampton

Hiroko Koshino: A Touch of Bauhaus at WhiteBox

Golem by Otavio Schipper at Shin Gallery

Mark Bloch on White Anxieties at White Box

Marina Abramović Bashed on Head in the Name of "Art"

M_______, The Menopause Project by Nancy Nowacek

Changing World by Ria Vanden Eynde at The Cluster Gallery, Brooklyn

The Walking Landscape – The Art of Tang Chenghua

The David H. Brolliet Collection in Geneva

Gedi Sibony: The King And The Corpse at Greene Naftali Gallery

Obituary: Toby R. Spiselman (August 13, 1934 – April 25, 2018)

A Colossal World: Japanese Artists and New York, 1950s – Present

Racers: Larry Poons and Frank Stella at Loretta Howard Gallery

Josef and Anni and Ruth and Ray at David Zwirner

Mark Bloch on Arakawa's 1969 film Why Not (A Serenade of Eschatological Ecology)

Mark Bloch on Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia at NYU

Mark Bloch on Ray Johnson at Matthew Marks

Mark Bloch on “Exuberant 80s: An East Village Painters Circle” at Johannes Vogt Gallery

Reflections on a Century of Dada with “Dadaglobe Reconstructed” at Museum of Modern Art

Mark Bloch on Shozo Shimamoto at De Buck Gallery

A Conceptualist to Watch: Isaac Aden at Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, NY

Judy Rifka Exhibits New Work at The Yard, NY

The Value of Food: Sustaining a Green Planet

Jean Tinguely at Barbara Gladstone

The Boat Book: Alison Knowles

Robert Rauschenberg: The Fulton Street Studio, 1953-54


November 2013: Qinza Najm @ SMV Gallery Space

January 2012: Black Mountain College and Its Legacy @ Loretta Howard Gallery

July 2011, Lil Picard and Counterculture New York

January 2011, Brion Gysin @ New Museum

November 2009, Genesis P-Orridge @ Invisible-Exports

November 2009, Ray Johnson @ Richard L. Feigen & Co.

July 2008, Beatific Soul: Jack Kerouac On the Road @ New York Public Library

January 2008, Interview with Robert Delford Brown

October 2007, Whitehot Festival Reviews: Ylva Ogland @ Smith-Stewart Gallery

Summer 2007, WM Issue #4: Awakenings: Zen Figure Painting in Medieval Japan @ Japan Society

April 07, WM issue #2: Semina Culture: Wallace Berman and his Circle at the Grey Art Gallery, New York University