Daniel Rothbart

drothbart@semioticstreet.com
Education:
1988-90 M.F.A., Sculpture
Columbia University, New York, NY
1984-88 B.F.A., Sculpture
Rhode Island School of Design
Honors & Awards:
2005 Nominated for a Louis Comfort Tiffany Biennial Award
 
2003 Herzliya Artist's 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,
Association d‘Art de La Napoule, Château de La
Napoule, Mandelieu - La Napoule (Cannes), 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
Personal Exhibitions :
 
2012 Everything flows, nothing stands still (for Enrico), forthcoming, curated by
  Wolfgang Becker, Wasserkunst / Aachen Water Project, City of Aachen,
  Germany
 
2011 Daniel Rothbart: But I'm An American, curated by
  Boshko Boskovic, The Cultural Centre of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
 
2010 Daniel Rothbart 44, curated by Enrico Pedrini,
  H.P. Garcia Gallery, New York, New York
 
2010 Daniel Rothbart 44, curated by Enrico Pedrini,
  Galerie Depardieu, Nice, France
 
2008 Daniel Rothbart: Music of the Spheres, curated by
  Enrico Pedrini, Galleria Il Ponte, Florence, Italy
 
2006 Daniel Rothbart: Midtown Meditations, curated by
  Enrico Pedrini , rogersmitharts The Lab Gallery,
  New York, NY
 
2006 Daniel Rothbart: Les jeux sont faits, curated by Enrico Pedrini
  Galerie Depardieu, Nice, France
 
2005 Meditation/Mediation Performances, curated by
  Lisa Paul Streitfeld, rogersmitharts The Lab Gallery,
  New York, NY
 
2004 Daniel Rothbart: Meditation/Mediation, curated by Enrico Pedrini,
  Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY
 
2004 Daniel Rothbart: Méditation/Médiation, curated by Enrico
  Pedrini and Hélène Jourdan-Gassin, Galerie Depardieu,
  Nice, France
 
2004 Daniel Rothbart: Meditation/Mediation, curated by Cheryl Harper,
Borowsky Gallery, Gershman Y, Philadelphia, PA
2003 Insight/Oversight: A Sculptural Installation in Herzliya, Israel
curated by Varda Genossar, Herzliya Artist's Residence Gallery,
Herzliya, Israel
 
2003 Daniel Rothbart: Meditation/Mediation, curated by Carla Subrizi,
Fondazione Baruchello, Rome, Italy
2002 Daniel Rothbart: Begging Bowls + Photographs, curated by
L. Brandon Krall, The Space @ Media Triangle, New York, NY
2000 Daniel Rothbart, Leonardi V-Idea, Genoa, Italy
1999 Daniel Rothbart, Projects One - Elyse Goldberg,
New York, NY
1999 Daniel Rothbart, Planita, Rome, Italy
1997 Daniel Rothbart, Studio Cavalieri, Bologna, Italy
1994 Daniel Rothbart, Studio Oggetto, Milan, Italy
1994 Worlds, Planita, Rome, Italy
1994 Worlds, Lee Arthur Studio, New York, NY
1992 Galleria Pinta, Genoa, Italy
1991 Aqua nostra ignis est, ENZOESPOSITO arte contemporanea,
Naples, Italy
Selected Group Exhibitions:
2012 OPEN15, curated by Paolo de Grandis, City of Venice, Italy
 
2012 City Drift, curated by Kóan Jeff Baysa, Bogart Salon, Momenta Art,
  Brooklyn, NY
 
2012 ENTER, inagural exhibition of CR10, curated by Francine Hunter McGivern
  CR10, Livingston, NY
 
2012 OBJECTIFY: Art in the Penthouse!, Roger Smith Arts, 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, curated by Matthew Semler, rogersmitharts
  The Lab Gallery, New York, NY
 
2009 Black Madonna, curated by Lisa Paul Streitfeld and H.P. Garcia,
  HP Garcia Gallery, New York, NY
 
2008 Vessels At 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 RISD Biennial 2006, curated by Robert Storr, Exit Art,
  New York, NY
 
2006 Hudson River Meditation/Mediation, Peekskill Project, curated by
  Lisa Paul Streitfeld, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art,
  Peekskill, NY
 
2006 FoliAge, curated by Anat Litwin, Makor Gallery, 92nd Street Y,
  New York, NY
 
2003 Mercurial: Tamiko Kawata, Gloria Kisch, Daniel Rothbart, curated
curated by Yuko Nii, WAH Center, Brooklyn, NY
2003 Split Dreams curated by Giordano Pozzi, Abraham Lubelski Gallery,
New York, NY
2002 2002 International Flag Festival, Summer Olympics, Seoul, South
Korea, curated by Paolo De Grandis, collaboration with Francine
Hunter McGivern
2002 ReOrganica, Melting Point Gallery, San Francisco, California and Arte
Contemporanea Genova, Genoa Italy
2000 Travelling Duchamp Exhibition, Kulturbahnhof, Bremen,
Germany, Emmanuel Heller Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel, The Artist’s
Museum, Lodz, Poland
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
Public Works :
1992 Public works commission for Two Sculptures, City of Gradara,
Italy
Multiple Editions :
1992 Cosmic Baseball Seed, a Ceramic Object Produced in a
Numbered Edition of 50 for Le Terre Blu, Caserta, Italy
Writing on Art:
1999-present Associate Editor of NY Arts magazine (a New York based
art magazine with a monthly readership of 65,000 which is
distributed throughout the United States, Canada, Europe,
and Japan)
1999 Guest Editor for three issues of NY Arts magazine (a New
York based art magazine with a monthly readership of 65,000
which is distributed throughout the United States, Canada,
Europe, and Japan). Edited the issues from October through
December 1999, including the millenium issue
Published Articles :
The Dragon Lady Speaks: An Interview with YOKO ONO which examines her
views on art, music, poetry, philosophy, and politics.
Currently Associate Editor of NYArts Magazine. Monthly contributer to
NYArts Magazine since November, 1998. Feature story for Article Magazine
First Issue (Spring 1999).
Books:
1999 Rothbart, Daniel, with an introduction by Richard Milazzo,
The Phœnix, Naples: Ulisse e Calipso, 1999
1994 Rothbart, Daniel, with an introduction by Enrico Pedrini, Jewish
Metaphysics As Generative Principle In American Art, Naples:
Ulisse e Calipso, 1994
Book Presentations:
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
Catalogs:
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
Notte, Riccardo, Aqua nostra ignis est, a Visual Catalog
Publication of ENZOESPOSITO Arte Contemporanea,
O.L.A. ar.l., Naples, Italy
Interviews:
2003 Johnson, Reed, “War in All its Awful Beauty,” Los Angeles Times,
April 20, 2003.
1999 Bakke, Erik and Shelley, Ward (editors), Mob Rule #19: Smart, NYArts,
Issue #28, January 1999, pp. 8-11
1994 Artbreaking with Charlie Finch, 99.5, WBAI, 10/6/94,
New York, NY
Film & Video:
1999 Pollen, a Film by Daniel Rothbart and Jason Banker, © 1994 Jason
Banker/ Daniel Rothbart
1999 Daniel Rothbart: Worlds, Recent Bronze Sculpture, a Short
Video by J.A.G. Enterprises, NYC, © 1994 Lee Arthur / Daniel Rothbart
Televised Programs :
1992 10 News (Telegiornale), 1 Edizioni del 30/4/92, 13,50 20,10
1991 Radiotelevisione italiana, TG Campania, 1 Edizione,
13/3/91, Rubrica arte
Essays & Reviews:
2011 Marjanovic, Milena, Digitalni kolaži Danijela Rotbarta u KCB-u,
  Blic, Belgrade, Serbia, June 6, 2011
 
2006 Savannah, Gae, Peekskill Projects, Peekskill, NY, Flash Art
  International, Vol. XXXIX, No. 251, November - December 2006
 
2006 Pedrini, Enrico, Daniel Rothbart e la memoria collettiva,
  Segno, anno XXXII, No. 208, Maggio/Giugno 2006
 
2006 Pedrini, Enrico, Daniel Rothbart et la mémoire collective,
  PerformArts - Art Visuel / Art Vivant, Nice, Printemps 2006,
  numéro 1, p. 34
 
2004 Robinson, Walter, Weekend Uptdate, Artnet, posted
  November 23, 2004
 
2004 Perreault, John, Daniel Rothbart, Arts Journal: The Daily Digest of Arts,
  Culture & Ideas, posted November 14, 2004
 
2004 Simpson, Joel, Brooklyn "Mercurial" Williamsburg Art and Historical
  Center, September 2004, Vol. 23, No. 7
 
2003 Perreault, John, Daniel Rothbart, Sculpture magazine a publication of
the International Sculpture Center, Vol. 22, No.4, May 2003
2001 Milazzo, Richard, Caravaggio on the Beach: Essays on Art in the
1990’s, Editions d’Afrique du Nord, Tanger (Maroc) 2001
1999 Pedrini, Enrico, Territories of Possibilism, NY Arts, Vol. 4, No. 10, 1999
1999 Pedrini, Enrico, Daniel Rothbart and the Phœnix, NY Arts, Vol. 4, No. 8,
1999
1998 Bernabò Silorata, Donatella, In mostra le copertine artistiche di
Mass Media (An Exhibition of Fine Artist Designed Covers for the
Journal Mass Media), Il Roma, Napoli 24 Settembre 1998
1998 Caroli, Ela, Corriere del mezzogiorno (allegato del Corriere della sera),
Napoli 24 Settembre 1998
1998 Esposito, Pasquale, Copertine d’autore a Palazzo Reale (Cover Designs
d’Auteur at the Royal Palace), Il Mattino, Napoli 24 Settembre 1998
1998 Bernabò Silorata, Donatella, Il fascino di quelle copertine (Fascinating
Cover Designs), Il Roma, Napoli 29 Settembre 1998
1996 Notte, Riccardo, Gli artisti dell’avanguardia (Artists of the Avant-
Garde), Napoli ieri, oggi, e domani (Naples: Yesterday, Today, and
Tomorrow), Cacciola, Ciro & Gargiulo, Giuliana (ed.), Napoli: Le
Sirenette, PROGETTOIMPRESA Publishing, 1996
1996 Notte, Riccardo, Gli “acchiappafantasmi” di Napoli tra San Gennaro
e transavanguardia (The “Ghost Busters” of Naples, Between Saint
Janarius and Transavanguardia), Il Tempo, Roma 1 Febbraio, 1996
1995 Ash, John, Daniel Rothbart, Lee Arthur Studio, Artforum International,
33 - 7 (1995), 92-93
1995 Coen, Emanuele, Sculture come emanazioni divine. A Roma l’artista
ebreo-americano Daniel Rothbart (Sculpture As Divine Emanations:
Daniel Rothbart, A Jewish American Artist in Rome), Il Manifesto,
Roma 11 Gennaio,1995
1995 Apuleo, Vito, I rituali magici di Rothbart, Burri per i trent’anni del
Segno (Rothbart’s Magic Rituals, Burri Marks Thirty Years for “Il
Segno”), Il Messaggero, Roma 18 Gennaio 1995o
1994 Coen, Emanuele, La metafisica ebraica come uno dei fondamenti
dell’arte Usa. Un libro di Rothbart (Jewish Metaphysics As Generative
Principle of Art in the U.S.A. A Book by Rothbart), Il Manifesto, Roma
30 Dicembre 1994
1994 De Candia, Mario, Daniel Rothbart, La Repubblica (Trovaroma),
Roma 1 Dicembre 1994
1994 De Candia, Mario, Daniel Rothbart, La Repubblica (Trovaroma),
Roma 1 Dicembre 1994
1994 Coen, Eva, La metafisica ebraica come uno dei fondamenti dell’
arte americana (Jewish Metaphysics As Generative Principle in
American Art), Arte e critica, Anno II - N. 4, Roma Inverno 1994
1994 Gleason, Mat, Coagula’s Bookworm File, Coagula, Los Angeles,
November 1994
1994 Napack, Jonathan, New Museum Sick Talk, Gallery Hopscotch,
The New York Observer, September 19, 1994
1994 Volpato, Sereno, Daniel Rothbart: Cabala, immagini e azzardi
(Daniel Rothbart: Cabbala, Images, and Hazards), Mass Media,
Anno XIII - N. 4, Lecce, Settembre-Ottobre 1994
1994 Notte, Riccardo, Arte figurativa ed ebraismo (Figurative Art and
Judaism), Il Tempo, Napoli 3 Agosto 1994
1993 Ricaldone, Sandro, Daniel Rothbart, Galleria Pinta, Terzo Occhio,
Anno XIX - N. 67, Bologna Giugno 1993
1993 Como, Vittorio, Daniel Rothbart: anche il cotto negli impianti
(Daniel Rothbart: Terracotta Installations As Well), Il Giornale di
Napoli, Napoli Giugno 1993
1992 Ciraulo, Bartolomeo, Daniel Rothbart, Il Venerdì d’Arte, Anno
IX - N. 11, Torino Dicembre 1992
1992 Meneguzzo, Marco, Quadreria (Gallery), Next, Anno
VIII - N. 27, Roma Inverno 1992
1992 Notte, Riccardo, Daniel Rothbart a Genova (Daniel Rothbart
at Genova), Il Roma, Napoli 3 Dicembre 1992
1992 Notte, Riccardo, Lo scultore Daniel Rothbart espone a
Gradara (The Sculptor Daniel Rothbart Exhibits at
Gradara), Il Roma, Napoli 22 Luglio 1992
1991 Notte, Riccardo, Alle radici della vita: L’Albero Cosmico
e il mistero dei ritmi naturali (At the Roots of Life, the Cosmic
Tree and the Mystery of Natural Rhythms), Il Roma, Napoli
15 Ottobre 1991
1991 Como, Vittorio, Uno yankee di stanza a Napoli (A Yankee
in Naples), Il Giornale di Napoli, Napoli 16 Ottobre 1991
1991 Videtta, Giuliana, L’Albero di Rothbart, l’arte che cammina
nella giungla dei segni (Rothbart’s Tree: Art That Walks in the
Jungle of Signs), Il Mattino, Napoli 29 Ottobre 1991
1991 Materazzi, Lietta, Daniel Rothbart: Aqua nostra ignis est, Enne,
Napoli 18 / 24 Novembre 1991
1991 Grassi, Carlo, Liquefazioni cromatiche (Chromatic Liquifications),
Il Mattino, Napoli 1 Marzo 1991.
1991 Como, Vittorio, American Center, Daniel Rothbart: le Liquefazioni
(American Center, Daniel Rothbart: The Liquifications), Il Giornale
di Napoli, Napoli 6 Marzo 1991
1991 Notte, Riccardo, Surrealismo cromatico di un puro occhio mistico
(Chromatic Surrealism of a Pure Mystic Eye), Il Roma, Napoli
15 Marzo 1991
Curatorial Projects :
Duchamp: Bicycle on the Bosporus, Istanbul Biennial concomitant
exhibition curated by Daniel Rothbart and Ipek Duben, Istanbul
Turkey
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
 
Teaching Experience :
2006 Artist’s talk, RISD Biennial, curated by Robert Storr, Exit Art, 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 Sculpture Instructor, 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
1993 Guest Artist Lecture, Rhode Island School of Design, E.H.P., Rome,
Italy
1990-91 Lecturer, Accademia di belle arti, Naples, Italy