Robbert Flick
Photographer

Robbert Flick (b. Amersfoort, Holland) is a Southern California artist who uses photography as his primary medium. Flick, a native of Holland, received a B.A. at the University of British Columbia and an M.A. and M.F.A. at the University of California, Los Angeles. His work is in the permanent collections of numerous institutions both nationally and internationally, including Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Bibliotheque National, Paris; Art Institute of Chicago; High Museum of Art, Atlanta; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian, Washington DC.

Robbert Flick’s work has been featured in Under The Big Black Sun: California Art 1974-1981, at MOCA. The retrospective Robbert Flick: Trajectories was shown at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art accompanied by a major LACMA/Steidl catalog.

Flick is the recipient of numerous awards including a Guggenheim Fellowship, two National Endowment for the Arts Individual Artist Fellowships, a Ford Foundation Faculty Enrichment Grant and a Flintridge Foundation Award and a County of Los Angeles COLA Award. Flick has been a scholar at the Getty Research Institute and is Professor of Photography at the University of Southern California Roski School of Art and Design, where he has taught since 1976.

[Rose Gallery]

Robbert Flick
Photographer

Robbert Flick (b. Amersfoort, Holland) is a Southern California artist who uses photography as his primary medium. Flick, a native of Holland, received a B.A. at the University of British Columbia and an M.A. and M.F.A. at the University of California, Los Angeles. His work is in the permanent collections of numerous institutions both nationally and internationally, including Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Bibliotheque National, Paris; Art Institute of Chicago; High Museum of Art, Atlanta; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian, Washington DC.

Robbert Flick’s work has been featured in Under The Big Black Sun: California Art 1974-1981, at MOCA. The retrospective Robbert Flick: Trajectories was shown at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art accompanied by a major LACMA/Steidl catalog.

Flick is the recipient of numerous awards including a Guggenheim Fellowship, two National Endowment for the Arts Individual Artist Fellowships, a Ford Foundation Faculty Enrichment Grant and a Flintridge Foundation Award and a County of Los Angeles COLA Award. Flick has been a scholar at the Getty Research Institute and is Professor of Photography at the University of Southern California Roski School of Art and Design, where he has taught since 1976.

[Rose Gallery]

  • Eyes in the Stone
    May 17 – Jul 28, 2024
    Eko 9 Triennale
    Maribor, Slovenia
    From folktales and the origins of modern horror in literature and film to contemporary art forms, the horror genre has always possessed the potential to address human and societal fears. With the exhibition Eyes in the Stone, we give power to the primary emotion of fear to jolt us from our numbness to seemingly failing warnings of science. The artists in the exhibition respond in form and narrative to the threatening atmosphere in nature and culture. (more…)