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DANIEL ROTHBART

Born Stanford, CA, 1966
Lives and works in New York and Columbia County

Education:
  • 1988-90

    M.F.A., Sculpture
    Columbia University, New York, NY

  • 1984-88

    B.F.A., Sculpture
    Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Personal Exhibitions & Performances:
Selected Group Exhibitions:
  • 2016

    Wasser im Stadtbad, curated by Wolfgang Becker, with Wolfgang von Contzen and Sigrid von Lintig, Stadtbad, Aachen, Germany

  • 2015

    Potential Fields…a meandering algorithm, curated by Francine Hunter McGivern, Clermont State Historic Site, Germantown, NY

  • 2015

    SiTE:LAB – Rumsey Street Project, revitalizing Vacant Structures for Art and Performances, curated by Paul Amenta, Grand Rapids, MI

  • 2015

    Air de Venise in OPEN18, curated by Paolo de Grandis with an essay by Vittoria Broggini, City of Venice, Italy

  • 2014

    Ventisette artisti e una rivista, curated by Mariastella Margozzi, Galleria nazionale d’arte moderna, Rome, Italy

  • 2013

    AHHA: Di Heißen Quellen Aachens Und die Künstler, curated by Wolfgang Becker, Kulturwerk Aachen

  • 2013

    Potential Fields…a meandering algorithm, curated by Francine Hunter McGivern, Clermont State Historic Site, Germantown, NY

  • 2012

    Citydrift, curated by Kóan Jeff Baysa, The Bogart Salon and Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY

  • 2012

    Enter, inaugural exhibition of CR10, curated by Francine Hunter McGivern, CR10, Livingston, NY

  • 2012

    Glass Tears in OPEN15, curated by Paolo de Grandis, City of Venice, Italy

  • 2012

    Daniel Rothbart: Objectify, RS Art in the Penthouse!, New York, NY

  • 2012

    Meditation/Mediation, Stattberlin, Berlin, Germany

  • 2011

    Meditation/Mediation, essay by Anthony Haden-Guest, MUSECPMI, New York, NY

  • 2011

    Roku, curated by Kóan Jeff Baysa, Ise Cultural Foundation, New York, NY

  • 2010

    SOUNDSTORM, a kinetic installation by Daniel Rothbart and Maia Anthea Marinelli, rogersmitharts The LAB Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2010

    Woman in the 21st Century: Margaret Fuller and the Sacred Marriage, curated by Lisa Paul Streitfeld, The Pierre Menard Gallery, Cambridge, MA

  • 2009

    Black Madonna, curated by Lisa Paul Streitfeld and H.P. Garcia, HP Garcia Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2008

    Roaming – duedinovembre, curated by Alessandro Castiglioni and Lorena Giuranna, Artintown, Turin, Italy

  • 2008

    The Ritual Feast, curated by John Perreault, KK Projects | Life Is Art Foundation, New Orleans, LA

  • 2008

    Paradisi Perduti, curated by Alessandro Castiglioni, Galleria AMSTE, Milan, Italy

  • 2008

    Gravitations en relation, curated by Alessandro Castiglioni, City of Pau, France

  • 2007

    OPEN10, curated by Enrico Pedrini, Paolo de Grandis, Alanna Heiss, Achille Bonito Oliva, City of Venice, Italy

  • 2006

    Hudson River Meditation/Mediation, Peekskill Project, curated by Lisa Paul Streitfeld, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY

  • 2006

    RISD Biennial 2006, curated by Robert Storr, Exit Art, New York, NY

  • 2006

    FoliAge: Notions of Nature Lost and Found within the Urban Landscape, curated by Anat Litwin, A multi-media exhibition featuring work by: Jan Aronson, Deborah Garwood, Daniel Rothbart and Robyn Ellenbogen, Makor Gallery, Makor/Steinhardt Center 92Y, New York, NY

  • 2003

    Mercurial: Gloria Kisch, Tamiko Kawata, Daniel Rothbart, curated by Yuko Nii, WAH Center, Brooklyn, NY

  • 2002

    To Rule Truly is to Serve, collaboration with Francine Hunter McGivern, 2002, International Flag Festival, Summer Olympics, Seoul, South Korea, curated by Paolo de Grandis.

  • 2000

    Traveling Duchamp Exhibition | Kulturbahnhof, Bremen, Germany | Emmanuel Heller Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel | The Artist’s Museum, Lodz, Poland | Markers project, city of Venice, Italy

  • 1998

    Re:Duchamp/ Contemporary Artists Respond to Marcel Duchamp’s Influence, curated by Mike Bidlo, Abraham Lubelski Gallery, New York, NY

  • 1998

    Oltrearte (Beyond Art), an exhibition concieved for the internet, curated by Maurizio Bolognini, Fondazione Cavellini web site, Brescia, Italy

  • 1994

    El Qatar: a Week of Utopia on the Banks of the Tiber, curated by Eva Coen

  • 1992

    The Fantastic, Literary and Artistic Sign of Otherness and the Metaphor of Fear, International Conference, Istituto universitario orientale, Naples, Italy

Books:
Book Presentations:
  • 2019

    Bibliothèque Louis Nucéra, Nice, France. Panel: Christian Depardieu, Richard Milazzo, Raphaël Monticelli, Daniel Rothbart, Jacques Simonelli, Sylvie Tafani

  • 2019

    Hudson Hall at the historic Hudson Opera House, Hudson, NY. Panel: Wayne Koestenbaum, Richard Milazzo, Daniel Rothbart

  • 2018

    Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, Naples, Italy. Patrocinio del Comune di Napoli, Fondazione Valenzi, Fondazione Premio Napoli, Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte. Panel: Domenico Ciruzzi, Gaetano Daniele, Francesco Lucrezi, Riccardo Notte, Daniel Rothbart, Lucia Valenzi

  • 2018

    The Drawing Center, New York, NY. Panel: Wayne Koestenbaum, Richard Milazzo, Daniel Rothbart

  • 1999

    Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY. Panel: Enrico Pedrini, Daniel Rothbart

  • 1997

    Studio Cavalieri, Bologna, Italy. Panel: Enrico Pedrini, Daniel Rothbart

  • 1994

    Galleria Giorgio Persano, Turin, Italy. Panel: Enrico Pedrini, Daniel Rothbart, Angela Vettese

  • 1994

    Studio Oggetto, Milan, Italy. Panel: Marco Meneguzzo, Daniela Palazzoli, Enrico Pedrini, Daniel Rothbart, Angela Vettese

Monographs:
Bibliography:
Published Articles, Interviews and Projects:
  • Contributed an essay to Art, Poetry, and the Pathos of Communication, an issue of OBSZINE edited by Richard Milazzo, June 2017.

  • Wrote one essay and four commentaries on the theme of water-based performance as the special lead section of PAJ 111, September 2015. PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art is edited by Bonnie Marranca and published by the MIT Press.

  • Contributing Managing Editor to ARTERY, the multimedia magazine of art and culture since 2010.

  • Contributing Associate Editor of NYArts magazine from 1998 through 2010.

  • The Dragon Lady Speaks: An Interview with Yoko Ono which examines her views on art, music, poetry, philosophy, and politics. As a special project published The Feminization of Society: It’s Never Too Late To Start From the Start, an essay by Yoko Ono accompanied by images chosen by Ms. Ono.

Interviews:
Reviews:
Honors & Awards:
  • 2015

    SiTE:LAB ArtPrize Seed Money Grant

  • 2005 & 2015

    Nominated by John Perreault for the Louis Comfort Tiffany Biennial Grant

  • 2003

    Herzliya Artists’ Residence, Herzliya, Israel

  • 2002

    New York Foundation for the Arts and New York Arts Recovery Fund Grant

  • 2002

    La Napoule Art Foundation Artist’s Residency, Château de La Napoule, Mandelieu-la-Napoule, France

  • 1992-93

    United States Information Service Project Grant, Milan, Italy

  • 1990-91

    Fulbright-Hays Fellowship in Italy

  • 1986-87

    European Honors Program Rhode Island School of Design, Rome, Italy

Public Works:
  • 1992

    Public works commission for Two Sculptures, City of Gradara, Italy

Multiple Editions:
  • 2006

    Meditation/Mediation arras produced in a numbered edition by Zibetti Orsini in Gallarate, Italy

  • 1994

    Cosmic Baseball Seed, a Ceramic Object Produced in a Numbered Edition of 50 for Le Terre Blu, Caserta, Italy

Selected Collections:
  • The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
    Biblioteca Nazionale di Napoli (Naples, Italy)
    City of Gradara (Italy),
    Fondazione Baruchello (Rome, Italy)
    Fondazione Orsini (Milan, Italy)
    Fondation David Tafani, Vence, France

Institutional Development:
  • Board member, WhiteBox Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY

Lectures & Teaching Experience:
  • 2019

    Jewish Metaphysics as Generative Principle in American Art, Conney Conference 15th Anniversary, 92nd Street Y, New York, NY

  • 2018

    Reflections on Creativity and the Genesis of Ideas, Professor Joachim Krueger’s Psychology of Creativity course, Brown University, Providence, RI

  • 2012

    Artist’s talk, Citydrift, curated by Kóan Jeff Baysa, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY

  • 2011

    Artist’s talk with Boshko Boskovic, Belgrade Cultural Centre, Belgrade, Serbia

  • 2006

    Artist’s talk, RISD Biennial, curated by Robert Storr, Exit Art, New York, NY

  • 2006

    FoliAge: Notions of Nature Lost and Found within the Urban Landscape, curated by Anat Litwin. Artist panel: Jan Aronson, Deborah Garwood, Daniel Rothbart and Robyn Ellenbogen, moderator: Veronica Meijilishon. Makor Gallery, Makor/Steinhardt Center 92Y, New York, NY

  • 2004

    Meditation/Mediation, Lecture to Art Department, Conney Colloquium, University of Wisconsin, Madison

  • 1995

    Guest Artist Lecture, The Private Life of a Public Sculpture, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

  • 1993-94

    Professor of Sculpture, Temple University in Rome, Rome, Italy

  • 1994

    Guest Artist Lecture / Mid-Term Revue Panel Member, Rhode Island School of Design, E.H.P., Rome, Italy

  • 1993

    Guest Artist Lecture, United States Information Service, Milan, Italy

  • 1992

    Guest Artist Lecture, Rhode Island School of Design, E.H.P., Rome, Italy

  • 1990-1991

    Lecturer, Accademia di belle arti, Naples, Italy

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