ROBERT OVERBY

Absence As Presence: Trace, Erasure, Eradication, and Lack

February 6 – April 11, 2015

Press Release

Robert Overby, John Lennon's Head, 16 May 1970
Robert Overby, Graduation Rose Still Life, 11 May 1970
Robert Overby, Living Room, Paul's Place, 1971
Robert Overby, Untitled (Leonard's Landscape Erased), 1973/1980
Robert Overby, Brown Fleck (Edge), 1978
Robert Overby, Brown Fleck, 1978
Robert Overby, Dark Brown Fleck, 1978
Robert Overby, White Grey Green, 1978
Robert Overby, White, 1978
Robert Overby, Black, 1978
Robert Overby, Untitled (Roomscape Erased), 26 August 1986 (4 December 1972)
Robert Overby, Untitled (Polie Print 2 - Altered Version Light), February 1974
Robert Overby, Carbon Transfer Drawings On Three Hole Paper, 7 September 1970
Robert Overby, Carbon Transfer Drawings, Fingerscape, 7 September 1970
Robert Overby, Carbon Transfer Drawings, Untitled, 7 September 1970
Robert Overby, UT (Blue Pigment Box), 1979
Robert Overby, About When (Plaster), February 1971
Robert Overby, Opaque Door Edge (Plaster), 24 February 1971
Robert Overby, Alphabet Blur, 19 August 1970
Robert Overby, White Power, September 1969
Robert Overby, Four Stretch Drawings (2), 30 March and 3 April 1970
Robert Overby, Projected Space Between My Legs, 16 October 1970
Robert Overby, I DRAW THERE I AM, 1 August 1981
Robert Overby, UT (Door), 1 August 1981
Robert Overby, Blue Plate Special, 30 July 1981
Robert Overby, Silver, 19 May 1992
Robert Overby, Monkey Grip, 20 September 1970
Robert Overby, Door Stop, 3 May 1973
Robert Overby, Trilobite, 20 September 1970
Robert Overby, Sigh Grunt, 1981
Robert Overby, Allusion (Walking Wheel), 2 March 1971
Robert Overby, Drew's 'Name Jungle Jumpers Fit Me, Too, 6 September 1970
Robert Overby, Untitled (Stretch Lead Test), 1971
Robert Overby, Untitled (Polie 1-4), 1974
Robert Overby, Untitled (Door Stop Polie), 1973
Robert Overby, Untitled (Blue and Tone-bar Checkerboard), 1992
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Robert Overby
John Lennon's Head
16 May 1970
Acrylic on paper
15 1/8 x 15 3/4 inches (image); 26 x 20 inches (sheet); 32 x 25 3/8 inches (framed)

Robert Overby
Graduation Rose
Still Life
1978
Acrylic on paper
16 7/8 x 13 7/8 inches (image); 26 x 20 inches (sheet); 32 x 25 3/8 inches (framed)

Robert Overby
Living Room, Paul's Place
29 December 1971
Latex rubber
94 5/8 x 135 1/2 x 139 inches

Robert Overby
Untitled (Leonard's Landscape Erased)
27 August 1980 (6 August 1973)
Oil on canvas
38 1/2 x 58 7/8 inches; 38 1/2 x 59 inches (framed)

Robert Overby
Brown Fleck (Edge)
1978
Oil and pigment on canvas
12 x 12 inches

Robert Overby
Brown Fleck
1978
Oil and pigment on canvas
12 x 13 inches

Robert Overby
Dark Brown Fleck
1978
Oil and pigment on canvas
12 x 13 inches

Robert Overby
White Grey Green
1978
Oil and pigment on canvas
12 x 12 inches

Robert Overby
White
1978
Oil and pigment on canvas
12 x 12 inches

Robert Overby
Black
1978
Oil and pigment on canvas
12 x 12 inches

Robert Overby
Untitled (Roomscape Erased)
26 August 1986 (4 December 1972)
Oil on canvas
24 1/2 x 18 inches; 25 1/4 x 19 inches (framed)

Robert Overby
Untitled (Polie Print 2 - Altered Version Light)
February 1974
Offset lithograph
Edition 1/6
22 3/8 x 29 1/4 inches; 22 7/8 x 29 5/8 inches (framed)

Robert Overby
Carbon Transfer Drawings
On Three Hole Paper
7 September 1970
Carbon on paper
11 x 8 1/2 inches; 18 1/8 x 15 1/2 inche (framed)

Robert Overby
Carbon transfer Drawings
Fingerscape

7 September 1970
Carbon, colored pencil and ballpoint ink on paper
7 3/4 x 10 3/4 inches; 15 x 19 inches (framed)

Robert Overby
Carbon Transfer Drawings
Untitled

7 September 1970
Carbon on paper
15 5/8 x 22 1/2 inches; 24 3/4 x 31 1/2 inches (framed)

Robert Overby
UT (Blue Pigment Box)
1979
Oil and pigment on plywood
10 x 10 x 2 1/4 inches

Robert Overby
About When (Plaster)
February 1971
Plaster
20 x 41 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches

Robert Overby
Opaque Door Edge (Plaster)
24 February 1971
Plaster
79 3/4 x 1 7/8 x 4 1/4 inches; 89 3/4 x 21 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches (framed)

Robert Overby
Alphabet Blur
19 August 1970
Monoprint
25 3/4 x 19 3/4 inches; 29 1/2 x 23 1/2 inches (framed)

Robert Overby
White Power
September 1969
Serigraph
Edition 2 of 4
26 x 20 inches; 29 1/2 x 23 1/2 inches (framed)

Robert Overby
Four Stretch Drawings (2)
30 March and 3 April 1970
Graphite on paper
20 x 26 inches; 23 1/2 x 29 1/2 inches (framed)

Robert Overby
Projected Space Between My Legs
16 October 1970
Concrete and steel
Thin one, 45 1/4 x 5 2 1/8 inches (Right)
Base point left, 43 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 2 inches (Center)
Base point right, 42 x 8 1/2 x 1 3/4 inches (Left)
45 1/4 x 44 1/2 x 2 1/8 inches overall
3 x 72 x 60 inches framed (Sod Display)

Robert Overby
I DRAW THEREFORE I AM
1 August 1981
Oil and pigment on canvas
12 x 12 inches

Robert Overby
UT (Door)
1 August 1981
Oil and pigment on canvas
12 x 12 inches

Robert Overby
Blue Plate Special
30 July 1981
Oil and pigment on canvas
12 x 13 inches

Robert Overby
Silver
19 May 1992
Oil on panel
18 x 14 inches; 19 x 15 inches (framed)

Robert Overby
Monkey Grip
20 September 1970
Resin
1 3/8 x 3 5/8 x 2 3/8 inches

Robert Overby
Door Stop
3 May 1973
Milk chocolate and latex rubber
1 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 4 inches

Robert Overby
Trilobite
20 September 1970
Plaster
1 5/8 x 3 7/8 x 5 1/4 inches

Robert Overby
Sigh Grunt
1981
Oil on canvas
18 x 14 inches (each); 18 x 39 inches (overall)

Robert Overby
Allusion (Walking Wheel)
2 March 1971
Mixed media
59 x 11 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches

Robert Overby
Drew's 'Nam Jungle Jumpers Fit Me, Too
6 September 1970
Mixed media
46 1/2 x 24 1/2 inches (framed)

Robert Overby
Untitled (Stretch Lead Test)
1971
Lead
12 5/8 x 18 1/2 inches; 21 1/4 x 27 inches (framed)

Robert Overby
Untitled (Polie 1-4)
1974
Polaroid
4 Polaroids: 2 7/8 x 3 7/8 inches, each (image); 3 3/8 x 4 1/4 inches, each (sheet); 14 3/4 x 42 3/4 inches, overall (framed)

Robert Overby
Untitled (Door Stop Polie)
1973
Type set 47 3000 Speed Roll Film negative;
Graphite on vellum overlay on photogram;
Photogram
3 5/8 x 6 5/8 inches each; 14 3/8 x 39 1/2 inches (framed)

Robert Overby
Untitled (Blue and Tone-bar Checkerboard)
1992
Oil on canvas
12 x 14 inches

Robert Overby | Installation image from Absence as Presence: Trace, Erasure, Eradication, and Lack

Robert Overby | Installation image from Absence as Presence: Trace, Erasure, Eradication, and Lack

Robert Overby | Installation image from Absence as Presence: Trace, Erasure, Eradication, and Lack

Robert Overby | Installation image from Absence as Presence: Trace, Erasure, Eradication, and Lack

Robert Overby | Installation image from Absence as Presence: Trace, Erasure, Eradication, and Lack

Robert Overby | Installation image from Absence as Presence: Trace, Erasure, Eradication, and Lack

Robert Overby | Installation image from Absence as Presence: Trace, Erasure, Eradication, and Lack

Robert Overby | Installation image from Absence as Presence: Trace, Erasure, Eradication, and Lack