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

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