Mario   Mario Emes   |   Biography

1953 Born in Carinthia, Austria
1968 Moved to Vienna
1971-1976 Studied biochemistry in Vienna
1975-1979 Attended various art history, philosophy, anthropology and psychology lectures at the University of Vienna
1981 Moved to New York City

Solo exhibitions in Vienna


Art Basel with Hans Hartung, Switzerland.  Magazine articles:
Der Aufbau (New York City), October
Das Magazin (Vienna), October, pp. 22-26

1984 Solo exhibitions:
Austrian Cultural Institute, New York City
Art Basel, Switzerland
IMF Gallery, Washington, D.C.
"Austrian Artists in America" (Cafe Central taped in NBC Studios, New York City)
"Austrian Immigrants in America", German television documentary
  Magazine article:
Kronen Zeitung, July 7, 1984, pp. 16-19
1985 Muenchner Theater Magazin, April, 1985, p. 21
Sueddeutsche Zeitung, Besuche aus New York, March 21, 1985
1985-1990 Various stage designs for New York City theaters.
1985-1987 Fashion Moda Museum, New York City,
Group shows with Keith Haring, Jean Michel Basquiat, Torres, etc.
1987 Gallery Tom Cugliani, New York City
Gallery Daniel Newburg, New York City
1988 Gallery Rastovsky, New York City
Gallery Jack Tilton, New York City
Gallery Wolf, New York City
Gallery Machina Espanola, Seville, Spain
1990 Gallery Rastovsky, New York City
Gallery Daniel Newburg, New York City
1991-1992 Two plays for the New York Shakespeare Festival produced by Joseph Papp and performed at the Public Theater, New York City

Group Exhibition:
Katonah Museum, Katonah, New York, curated by Robert Storr; Mario



Interview for Austrian Television (ORF) at the World Financial Center about the planned rebuilding of the World Trade Center and Memorial. December 18, 2002.

Saatchi Gallery, London, England

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