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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:
  • 2021

    EXTRAMOON, curated by Manuela De Leonardis, Castelnuovo Fotografia, Castelnuovo di Porto, Italy

  • 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:
  • 2022

    Milazzo, Richard, with digital collages by Rothbart, Daniel, More Fugitive Than Light: Poems, 2016-2017, Tokyo – Hayama: Tsukuda Island Press (forthcoming)

  • 2018

    Rothbart, Daniel, with an introduction by Koestenbaum, Wayne, Seeing Naples: Reports From The Shadow of Vesuvius, New York: Edgewise, 2018

  • 1999

    Rothbart, Daniel, with an introduction by Milazzo, Richard, The Phoenix, Naples: Ulisse & Calipso Edizioni Mediterranee, 1999

  • 1994

    Rothbart, Daniel, with an introduction by Pedrini, Enrico, Jewish Metaphysics As Generative Principle In American Art, Naples: Ulisse & Calipso Edizioni Mediterranee, 1994

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:
  • 2014

    Agnese, Gino, Ventisette artisti e una rivista, Galleria nazionale d’arte moderna, Tivoli: De Luca Editori d’Arte, 2014

  • 2006

    Lux, Simonetta, Arte ipercontemporanea – un certo loro sguardo, Rome: Gangemi Editore, 2006

  • 2001

    Milazzo, Richard, Caravaggio on the Beach: Essays on Art in the 1990’s, Editions d’Afrique du Nord, Tanger (Maroc) 2001

  • 1994

    Subrizi, Carla, Presentation, Worlds, a Visual Catalog Publication of Lee Arthur Studio, New York, NY / Planita, Rome, Italy

  • 1992

    Meneguzzo, Marco, Presentation, a Visual Catalog Publication of the Galleria Pinta, Genoa, Italy

  • 1991

    Notte, Riccardo, Aqua nostra ignis est, a Visual Catalog Publication of ENZOESPOSITO Arte Contemporanea, O.L.A. ar.l., Naples, Italy

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:
Selected Collections:
  • The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
    Biblioteca Nazionale di Napoli (Naples, Italy)
    City of Gradara (Italy),
    Museo MAGA, (Gallarate, Italy)
    Museo d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto (Rovereto, Italy)
    Fondazione Baruchello (Rome, Italy)
    Fondazione Orsini (Gallarate, 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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