Born: December 2, 1917, Toledo, Ohio
Grew Up: Berkeley, California
Died: February, 1997, Conway, MA
Obituary: Mallary was 79 when he died.
Escuela de Las Arts Del Libro, Mexico City, 1938-1939; Painter’s Workshop School, 1941; Academia San Carlos, Mexico City, 1942-43; Research Project on Experimental Media with José Clemente Oro- zco, 1942-43
Advertising graphics, Cole of California, 1845-48, part time until 1954.
California School of Art, Los Angeles, 1949-1950; Hollywood Art Center, 1950-1954; University of New Mexico, Albequeque, 1955-1959, Pratt Institute, Brookly, N.Y., 1959-1967; UC Davis, 1963, 1967; University of Massachustees, Amherst, 1967-1997
Selected One-Man Shows:
San Francisco Museum of Art, 1944; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1952; Gump’s San Francisco, 1953; Urban Gallery, New York, University of New Mexico, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959; Santa Fe Muse- um, 1958; Allan Stone Gallery, New York, 1961, 1962, 1966; Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York, 1993; Springfield Museum of Fine Art (MA), 1995
Selected Group Shows:
Los Angeles County Museum Annuals, 1951, 1953, 1954; Sculpture U.S.A., Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1959; Sixteen Americans, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1959; Guggenheim Interna- tiona Awards Exhibition, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1960; Four Sculptors, Pace Gallery, Boston, 1960; New York Sculpture, Stable Gallery, New York, 1960; Art of Assemblage, Musum of Modern Art, New York, 1961; New Forms – New Media, Stable Gallery, NewYork, 1961; Carnegie International Exhibition, Carnegie Intstitute, Pittsburgh, PA, 1962; Ten American Sculptors, VII Bienal de San Paulo, Walker Art Center, San Francisco Museum of Art, et al., 1963; Whitney Annual, Whitney Museum of Art, New York, 1960, 1962, 1964, 1966, 1968; Governor Rockefeller’s Collection from the Albany Man- sion, Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY, 1966; Cybernetic Serendipity, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, 1968
Museum of Modern Art, New York; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Albight-Knox Gallary, Buffalo, NY; University of California, Berkeley; Houston Museum of Art, Houston, TX; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; University of New Mexico, Albequerque; SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY; Gov. Nelson Rockerfeller; Philip Johnson; Wayne Thiebaud; Allan Stone; June Wayne; Elaine DeKooning
Robert Mallary’s Luminous Mobiles, Time, March 10, 1952; Art Crahes Through the Junk Pile, Life magazine, November 24, 1961; The Air of Art is Poisoned, Art News, October, 1963; Robert Mallary: A Self-Interview, Location Magazine, Spring 1963; Interview, Artforum, January, 1964; Ideologue in Lotus Land, Art News, October, 1966; Computer Sculpture: Six Levels of Cybernetics, Artforum, May, 1969; Notes on Jack Burnham’s Concepts of a Software Exhibition, Leonardo, 1970; Spatial-Synesthetic Art through 3-D Projection: The Requirements of a Computer-Based Supermedium, Leonardo, 1990