Robert C. Morgan

Robert C. Morgan is an educator, art historian, critic, poet, and artist. Knowledgeable in the history and aesthetics of both Western and Asian art, Morgan has lectured widely, written hundreds of critical essays (translated into twenty languages), published monographs and books, and curated numerous exhibitions. He has written reviews for Art in AmericaArtsArt NewsArt Press(Paris), Sculpture MagazineThe Brooklyn Rail, and Hyperallergic. His catalog essays have been published by Gagosian, Pace, Sperone Westwater, Van Doren Waxter, White Cube (London), Kukje (Seoul), Malingue (Hong Kong), and Ink Studio (Beijing). Since 2010, he has been New York Editor for Asian Art News and World Sculpture News, both published in Hong Kong. He teaches in the Graduate Fine Arts Program  at Pratt Institute as an Adjunct Professor and at the School of Visual Arts.


articles by this author

Sobin Park: Pictograph to Sign at Tenri Cultural Institute

The New Space of Tadaaki Kuwayama

Gahae Park: Infinite Melodies

Rodney Zelenka's Rivers of Babylon at Lichtundfire

Karin Davie: To Boldly Go Where No Man's Gone Before at Two Galleries: Chart and Van Doren Waxter

Within and Outside Science and Nature

Larry Poons: The Outerlands at Yares Art

When Thought Becomes Experience at PS 122 Gallery

GJ Kimsunken: Figuration at Yi Gallery

The Significance of Liu Shiming’s Contribution to Chinese Art

Sungmo Cho: “The Last Pencil on Earth” at Riverside Gallery

Noodles, Rice, and Bread (Part 1) at Studio Artego

Gabriel de la Mora: Lepidoptera at Perrotin

Robert Barry, Closed Gallery (1969 – present)

Kim Tschang-Yeul: The Stillness of Water

Georges Mathieu at Nahmad Contemporary and Perrotin Gallery

Nicholas Howey: The Color of Science at The Madoo Conservancy

John L. Moore: Obsessive Memory at June Kelly


The Missing First Person: The Housatonic Sculpture by Jongil Ma

Ivo Bisignano: Regarding the Artist's Absence

Yun Hyong-Keun - David Zwirner

Robert C. Morgan on Infinite Labyrinth: New Works by Wu Jian-An

Acoustical Works on Paper by Gahae Park

Review: Evelyne Huet: Dear Humans at Atlantic Gallery


The powerful feminist-embodied sculptures of Manhattan artist Zhen Guo

Tsibi Geva: Internalizing the Struggle

Ai Weiwei; Art And The Human Condition

Hamish Fulton: Walking Artist

Gabriel de le Mora: Sounding the Trace of the Readymade at The Drawing Center

Robert Barry, Works from 1964 to 2016 at MARY BOONE GALLERY

William Steiger: Thrills at Margaret Thatcher Projects

Zeng Fanzhi: Paintings, Drawings, and Two Sculptures at Gagosian Gallery

Alberto Burri: The Allure of Trauma

Brassai and Henry Miller’s Paris

Cedar Beams, Stacks, Steel, Alloy Planes, and Paintings: Carl Andre in His Time at Mnuchin Gallery

Yoko Ono: One Woman Show, Museum of Modern Art

Toward Grid-Light: The Art of Jan Schoonhoven by Robert C. Morgan

Henry Flynt @ Audio Visual Arts (AVA)

Color/Space Saturation: Veils by Morris Louis

RRRGGGHHH!!! Jerry Kearns at Mike Weiss

September 2013: Jacques Roch @ Kim Foster Gallery

August 2013: Sara Van Der Beek: Appropriation Poetics Between Sculpture and Images

August 2012: Moving Spirits: The Combined Legacy of Francois Morellet and Gerhard von Graevenitz @ Sperone Westwater

June 2012: BOOK REVIEW: Peter Selz - Sketches of a Life in Art

April 2012: Ron Gorchov's New Paintings @ Cheim & Read

March 2012: The Early Happenings: When Performance Met Art in New York

October 2011: Graham Nickson @ Knoedler & Company

April 2011, Marc Seguin @ Mike Weiss

April 2011, Rene Pierre Allain

October 2010, Liao Yibai @ Mike Weiss and ATM Galleries

June 2010, Except from the Barcelona Diary (May 13 - 18): Josep Nicolau and Friends

April 2010: Elisa Johns: Huntress

December 2009, D. Dominick Lombardi @ The Housatonic Museum of Art