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Martha Rosler at Es Baluard Museu
Exhibition | Palma

Martha Rosler at Es Baluard Museu

How Do We Get There From Here?

February 21 – May 10, 2020

Martha Rosler (New York) pioneered the use of video as a tool for social and political analysis. Her practice is built on a multiplicity of artistic languages such as photography, collage or performance, and different ways of activating the social fabric through writing or teaching. The exhibition “How Do We Get There From Here?” presents a selection of works (video, photography and publications) that allow to reflect on one of the most solid, coherent and critical tendencies of our days.

Mary Kelly and Martha Rosler at MoMA PS1
Exhibition | New York

Mary Kelly and Martha Rosler at MoMA PS1

Theater of Operations: The Gulf Wars 1991-2011

November 3, 2019 – March 1, 2020

Mary Kelly and Martha Rosler are both included in the group exhibition Theater of Operations: The Gulf Wars 1991-2011 at MoMA PS1.

Martha Rosler at The Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society
Exhibition | Illinois

Martha Rosler at The Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society

Passionate Signals

September 17, 2019 – January 31, 2020

Martha Rosler is the subject of an upcoming solo exhibiton at The Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society in Chicago, Illinois. 

Martha Rosler at Minneapolis Institute of Art
Exhibition | Minnesota

Martha Rosler at Minneapolis Institute of Art

Artists Respond: American Art and the Vietnam War, 1965-1975

September 29, 2019 – January 5, 2020

Martha Rosler is included in the group show traveling from the Smithsonian to the Minneapolis Institute of Art titled Artists Respond: American Art and the Vietnam War, 1965-1975.

Martha Rosler at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Exhibition | Washington, D.C.

Martha Rosler at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Manifesto: Art x Agency

June 15, 2019 – January 5, 2020

Martha Rosler is included in the group exhibition Manifesto: Art x Agency at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.

Martha Rosler Publishes a New Collection of Essays and Scripts
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Martha Rosler Publishes a New Collection of Essays and Scripts

LA DOMINACIÓN Y LO COTIDIANO. ENSAYOS Y GUIONES

November 2019

This book presents a newly collected selection of essays and performance and video scripts by artist Martha Rosler, with special emphasis on the construction of the public sphere and the myths of everyday life. The book explores topics ranging from everyday life and the mass media to national security and war and conflict, especially as they affect women. Taking as a starting point her essay Domination and the Everyday —which gives the book its title—the following pages explore the long career of an artist well known for her videos, performances, photos, and other works, as well as for being one of the most original and influential cultural and theoretical critical voices of the past forty years. This book shows Rosler’s ability to create an artwork and generate a discourse to contextualize it. In texts from 1975 to 2016, Rosler reflects on feminist art, the idea of the artist-mother, and gentrification in relation to culture, among many other subjects.

Martha Rosler at the Hasselblad Foundation
Exhibition | Gothenburg, Sweden

Martha Rosler at the Hasselblad Foundation

Moonlight

May 25 - September 22, 2019

Martha Rosler at the Smithsonian American Art Museum
Exhibition | Washington, D.C.

Martha Rosler at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Artists Respond: American Art and the Vietnam War, 1965-1975

March 15 – August 18, 2019

Martha Rosler is included in the group show Artists Respond: American Art and the Vietnam War, 1965-1975 at the Smithsoniam American Art Museum in Washington D.C.

Martha Rosler at Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago de Chile (MAC)
Exhibition | Santiago, Chile

Martha Rosler at Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago de Chile (MAC)

Si tú vivieras aquí (If you lived here)

July 26 – October 13, 2019

If you lived here, it takes its title from the work If you lived here in 1989, where Rosler interrogates the processes of gentrification and social impoverishment in the United States during the Ronald Reagan administration.

Martha Rosler at SLASH Art
Exhibition | San Francisco

Martha Rosler at SLASH Art

Martha Rosler / Eric Wesley

March 16 - May 5, 2019

Martha Rosler is featured in the two-person exhibition, Martha Rosler / Eric Wesley, at SLASH Art in San Francisco. 

Artist Talk by Martha Rosler
Artist Talk | San Francisco

Artist Talk by Martha Rosler

Minnesota Street Project

April 18, 2019

On the occasion of the exhibition Martha Rosler / Eric Wesley, / is honored to present an artist talk by Martha Rosler moderated by the San Francisco-based curator Tanya Zimbardo at Minnesota Street Project on Thursday, April 18, 2019 from 7 to 8:30 PM.

Martha Rosler at School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Artist Talk | Chicago

Martha Rosler at School of the Art Institute of Chicago

The Art Institute of Chicago, Rubloff Auditorium

April 16, 2019

Join Martha Rosler at School of the Art Institute of Chicago on Tuesday, April 16th at 6:00 pm. This event is free and open to the general public. 

Martha Rosler in the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2018
Biennale | Kochi, India

Martha Rosler in the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2018

possibilities for a non-alienated life

December 12, 2018 – March 29, 2019

Martha Rosler is included in the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2018. 

Martha Rosler at The Jewish Museum
Exhibition | New York

Martha Rosler at The Jewish Museum

Irrespective

November 2, 2018 – March 3, 2019

This survey exhibition focuses on the influential artist Martha Rosler in the context of a decades-long practice that continues to evolve and react to the shifting contours of political life.

Martha Rosler & Hito Steyerl at Kunstmuseum Basel
Exhibition | Basel

Martha Rosler & Hito Steyerl at Kunstmuseum Basel

War Games

May 5, 2018 – January 20, 2019

The exhibition presents early and recent work by both artists in dialogue to highlight the thematic similarities in their work. 

Martha Rosler in Conversation with Darsie Alexander at the Jewish Museum
Artist Talk | New York

Martha Rosler in Conversation with Darsie Alexander at the Jewish Museum

Dialogue and Discourse

November 8, 2018

Susan and Elihu Rose Chief Curator Darsie Alexander speaks with artist Martha Rosler on the occasion of her survey exhibition Martha Rosler: Irrespective at the Jewish Museum.

Martha Rosler at Fundação Serralves
Exhibition | Porto, Portugal

Martha Rosler at Fundação Serralves

Zéro de Conduite: Works from the Serralves Collection

June 1 – September 9, 2018

Martha Rosler's Vital Statistics of a Citizen, Simply Obtained is included in Serralves' current collection show Zéro de Conduite

Monica Bonvicini & Martha Rosler at the National Museum of Women in the Arts
Exhibition | Washington D.C.

Monica Bonvicini & Martha Rosler at the National Museum of Women in the Arts

Women House

March 9 – May 28, 2018

Featuring work by thirty-six global artists, Women House challenges conventional ideas about gender and the domestic space. The exhibition is inspired by the landmark project Womanhouse, developed in 1972 by Judy Chicago and Miriam Schapiro. With works that disrupted traditional ideas about the home as a feminine realm, Womanhouse was the first female-centered art installation to appear in the Western world. In the new exhibition, Women House, women artists from the 1960s to today examine the persistence of stereotypes about the house as a feminine space.

Women House was organized by Monnaie de Paris, where it was exhibited from October 20, 2017 throuh January 28, 2018. 

General Idea & Martha Rosler at Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Exhibition | Washington D.C.

General Idea & Martha Rosler at Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Brand New: Art and Commodity in the 1980s

February 14 – May 13, 2018

Organized by Gianni Jetzer, the Hirshhorn’s curator-at-large, Brand New examines the origins and rise of the key group of artists in New York City’s East Village who first used the language and objects of commerce as a radical new approach to art making.

Martha Rosler and Pope.L at Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid
Exhibition | Madrid

Martha Rosler and Pope.L at Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid

Elements of vogue. A Case Study in Radical Performance

November 17, 2017 – May 6, 2018

Martha Rosler and Pope.L are included in the group exhibition Elements of vogue. A Case Study in Radical Performance at CA2M, Madrid. 

Martha Rosler at University of California, San Diego
Exhibition | San Diego

Martha Rosler at University of California, San Diego

Stories That We Tell: Art and Identity

January 18 - March 3, 2018

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of its founding, the UC San Diego Visual Arts Department is presenting a series of retrospective exhibitions at the University Art Gallery (UAG), located in the Mandeville Complex on the UCSD campus. The goal of the two-year series is to open a dialogue on the past and possible future of the department and to reconsider its role in the community and the art world at large.

Martha Rosler at MOCA LA
Lecture | Los Angeles

Martha Rosler at MOCA LA

Feminism and the State: Art, Politics, and Resistance

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Feminism and the State: Art, Politics, and Resistance is a symposium organized by The Feminist Art Project (TFAP), Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and presented as a part of the 2018 College Art Association Conference. The TFAP symposium will open space for a discussion of art and art history that sheds light on historical precedents and paths for feminist resistance, with a special focus on methodologies pressing at the limits of art history. Artist Martha Rosler will deliver the keynote address.

Monica Bonvicini & Martha Rosler at Monnaie de Paris
Exhibition | Paris

Monica Bonvicini & Martha Rosler at Monnaie de Paris

Women House

October 20, 2017 – January 28, 2018

Women House is the meeting of two notions: a gender - the female - and a space - the domestic one. Architecture and public space have been masculine while the domestic space was for a long time the prison or the shelter of women: this historical evidence is nevertheless not a fatality and the exhibition Women House shows this. 

Martha Rosler at Hessel Museum of Art at Bard College
Exhibition | Annandale-On-Hudson, New York

Martha Rosler at Hessel Museum of Art at Bard College

Picture Industry

June 24 - December 15, 2017

Martha Rosler is included in the Hessel Museum of Art's exhibition Picture Industry

Martha Rosler in conversation with Jeremy Deller at The New Museum
Artist Talk | New York

Martha Rosler in conversation with Jeremy Deller at The New Museum

Who’s Afraid of the New Now?: 40 Artists in Dialogue

December 3, 2017 at 11 AM

Borrowing its title from a work of the same name by Allen Ruppersberg—who had his first New York survey at the New Museum in 1985—the event features a selection of public conversations with artists whose exhibitions, works, and interventions have shaped and transformed the identity and history of the New Museum. Engaging in dialogue with each other, the forty artists will discuss an array of topics related to their practice, their history with the Museum, and beyond.

General Idea, Mary Kelly and Martha Rosler at the Whitney Museum of American Art
Exhibition | New York

General Idea, Mary Kelly and Martha Rosler at the Whitney Museum of American Art

An Incomplete History of Protest: Selections from the Whitney’s Collection, 1940–2017

August 18, 2017 -

General Idea, Mary Kelly and Martha Rosler are included in the Whitney Museum's An Incomplete History of Protest: Selections from the Whitney’s Collection, 1940–2017​. 

Martha Rosler at MACBA
Exhibition | Barcelona

Martha Rosler at MACBA

MACBA COLLECTION. MARTHA ROSLER: GOD BLESS AMERICA!

May 18 - October 15, 2017

While her career has encompassed performance, photography, installation and essay writing, Rosler is perhaps best known for her work in video. MACBA Collection. Martha Rosler: God Bless America! focuses on Rosler’s video production through eleven works spanning the 1970s to 2006. The show centres on the key thematic lines in Rosler’s work, where politics as the ideological exercise of power, class hierarchy and economic interest is addressed, especially through the enactment of U.S. imperialism and the social control of women’s bodies. 

Martha Rosler at the Getty
Exhibition | Los Angeles

Martha Rosler at the Getty

Breaking News: Turning the Lens on Mass Media

December 20, 2016 - April 30, 2017

Martha Rosler is featured in the Getty's Breaking News: Turning the Lens on Mass Media. 

Martha Rosler at UnionDocs
Screening | New York

Martha Rosler at UnionDocs

South Africa: Crossing the River Without a Bridge

March 23, 2017

UnionDocs will screen Martha Rosler's film South Africa: crossing the river without a bridge (2016). 

Jay DeFeo, Mary Kelly & Martha Rosler at the Whitney
Exhibition | New York

Jay DeFeo, Mary Kelly & Martha Rosler at the Whitney

Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney's Collection

April 27, 2016 - February 12, 2017

HUMAN INTEREST: MARTHA ROSLER ON SUSAN MEISELAS
Interview | New York

HUMAN INTEREST: MARTHA ROSLER ON SUSAN MEISELAS

The Whitney Museum of American Art

February 10, 2017

Martha Rosler describes Susan Meiselas's multi-year project Carnival Strippers, and the intensive engagement Meiselas developed in relation to her subjects.

Martha Rosler at the Jewish Museum
Exhibition | New York

Martha Rosler at the Jewish Museum

Take Me (I'm Yours)

September 16, 2016 - February 5, 2017

Martha Rosler will be included in the Jewish Museum's upcoming group show, Take Me (I'm Yours). Originally conceived by curator Hans Ulrich Obrist and artist Christian Boltansky in 1995, the show encourages visitors to participate in the exhibition by touching and even taking home works of art. 

Martha Rosler to give the Walter Annenberg Annual Lecture
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Martha Rosler to give the Walter Annenberg Annual Lecture

The Whitney Museum of American Art

December 13, 2016

For the 2016 Walter Annenberg Lecture, Rosler will speak about her multidisciplinary practice and the genealogy of conceptual and feminist art in the United States with Adam D. Weinberg, the Museum’s Alice Pratt Brown Director.

Andrea Bowers on Martha Rosler
Artist Talk | Wilmington, Ohio

Andrea Bowers on Martha Rosler

Artists on Artists Lecture Series at Dia:Chelsea

September 27, 2016

As part of the Artists on Artists Lecture Series at Dia:Chelsea, Andrea Bowers will give a talk on Martha Rolser's exhibtiion If you can't afford to live here, mo-o-ove!! on Tuesday, September 27 at 6:30 pm. 

Martha Rosler at Gallery 400 at UIC College of Architecture & the Arts
Exhibition | Chicago

Martha Rosler at Gallery 400 at UIC College of Architecture & the Arts

Precarity: Contingency in Artmaking and Academia

June 24 - July 30, 2016

Martha Rosler will be featured in Gallery 400's upcoming exhibition, "Precarity: Contingency in Artmaking and Academia."  

Martha Rosler at the International Center for Photography
Exhibition | New York

Martha Rosler at the International Center for Photography

Public, Private, Secret

June 23, 2016

Martha Rosler's iconic conceptual piece The Bowery in Two Inadequate Descriptive Systems from 1974-5 is to be included in the International Center for Photography's first exhibtiion, titled "Public, Private, Secret." 

Martha Rosler in Unlimited at Art Basel
Art Fair | Basel

Martha Rosler in Unlimited at Art Basel

House Beautiful: Bringing the War Home, 1967-72

June 16 - 19, 2016

Presented in conjunction with Galerie Nagel Draxler, Martha Rosler's House Beautiful: Bringing the War Home from 1967-72 will be included in the Unlimited Section at Art Basel 2016. 

Artist Talk | New York

Martha Rosler in Conversation at the Brooklyn Museum

with Nancy Buchanan and Andrea Bowers

February 20, 2016

February 20, 2016
2:00 p.m.
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

Join Agitprop! artists Martha Rosler, Nancy Buchanan, and Andrea Bowers in a discussion on the intersection of art and activism in their practices. The speakers represent the chain of artist-driven nominations that shape Agitprop!’s evolving installation: Rosler, invited for wave one, nominated Buchanan for wave two; Buchanan in turn invited Bowers for wave three.

Free with Museum admission.

Artist Talk | New York

Martha Rosler in Conversation at the New York Public Library

February 10, 2016

In conjunction with the publication of American Artists against War, 1935–2010, author David McCarthy is joined by artists Joyce Kozloff and Martha Rosler for a discussion about artists’ activism and antiwar art in the age of the American Century. McCarthy provides a historical overview of the continuities and changes in antiwar art from the 1930s until today, while Kozloff and Rosler contextualize this broader history with their experiences as artists and activists since the 1960s.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 6 - 8 p.m. FREE

Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Auditorium, Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street

Martha Rosler at the Seattle Art Museum
Exhibition | Washington

Martha Rosler at the Seattle Art Museum

December 13, 2015-July 3, 2016

The Seattle Art Museum is pleased to present its first solo exhibition on the work of Martha Rosler opening December 13, 2015. 

Martha Rosler at the Brooklyn Museum
Exhibition | New York

Martha Rosler at the Brooklyn Museum

Agitprop!

December 11, 2015-August 11, 2016

At key moments in history, artists have reached beyond galleries and museums, using their work as a call to action to create political and social change. For the past hundred years, the term agitprop, a combination of agitation and propaganda, has directly reflected the intent of this work.

Exhibition | Houston

Martha Rosler and Jay Defeo at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

A History of Photography: Selections from the Museum’s Collection

December 8, 2015 - April 3, 2016

A History of Photography: Selections from the Museum's Collection is a series of installations that trace the course of photography from its invention to the present day, showcasing important new acquisitions and treasured masterpieces.

Every four months, a new selection of photographs, drawn from the rich collection that the Museum has built over the past half century, present the medium's history in a slightly different light. In this way, an increasingly complex picture of photographic history emerges for those who move slowly, look closely, and return for more.

Martha Rosler at the Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Berlin
Exhibition | Berlin

Martha Rosler at the Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Berlin

Regarding Spectatorship

November 21, 2015-January 17, 2016

A project of the Kunstraum Kreuzberg / Bethanien, curated by Boaz Levin and Marianna Liosi, sponsored by the Capital Cultural Fund.

In January 2011, social protests broke out in Tunisia  which soon spread to other Arab states. In the Western media reports quickly circulated with images of protest graffiti, which were cited as coming from social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. These pictures are often regarded as evidence of the emancipatory potential of the new media.

Martha Rosler at Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn und Taxis, Bregenz
Exhibition | Bregenz, Austria

Martha Rosler at Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn und Taxis, Bregenz

Naming, Giving Names

November 12, 2015 - January 3, 2016

Martha Rosler, Thomas Schestag, Ingo Springenschmid, Mladen Stilinovic, Jan Tabor

Curated by M. Christoph Aigner

Martha Rosler at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
Exhibition | Berlin

Martha Rosler at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin

Wohnungsfrage

October 23-December 14, 2015

The HKW project Wohnungsfrage investigates the tension-ridden relationships between architecture, housing, and social reality in an exhibition of experimental concepts for living, a publication series and an academy.

Martha Rosler at the Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna
Exhibition | Vienna

Martha Rosler at the Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna

to expose, to show, to demonstrate, to inform, to offer: Artist Practices Around 1990

October 10, 2015 - January 24, 2016

In fall 2015, MUMOK will look back at international art activities around 1990. On three levels, we are showing installations, publications, objects, projects, films, and interventions by more than 50 artists and artists’ groups. They all question traditional forms of exhibiting and address the pressing social challenges of their time.

Martha Rosler at the Tate Modern
Exhibition | London

Martha Rosler at the Tate Modern

The World Goes Pop

September 17, 2015-January 24, 2016

From Latin America to Asia, and from Europe to the Middle East, this explosive exhibition connects the dots between art produced around the world during the 1960s and 1970s, showing how different cultures and countries responded to the movement.

Martha Rosler at La Casa Dei Tre Oci, Venice
Exhibition | Venice

Martha Rosler at La Casa Dei Tre Oci, Venice

Sguardo di Donna

September 10, 2015-January 2016

La Casa dei Tre Oci in Venice, the historical exhibition at the Giudecca, presents the exhibition A look of woman by Francesca Alfano Miglietti (FAM): 250 works conceived and selected to orient the eye and the mind to a world that talks about diversity, responsibility, compassion and justice. An ambitious project that emphasizes how photography in recent decades has chosen to become a kind of consciousness of the world, becoming a witness also of what is often concealed.

Martha Rosler at Fondazione Nicola Trussardi at Palazzo Reale, Milan
Exhibition | Milan

Martha Rosler at Fondazione Nicola Trussardi at Palazzo Reale, Milan

The Great Mother

August 25 - November 15, 2015

Through the work of more than a hundred international artists, the exhibition The Great Mother analyzes the iconography of motherhood in the art and visual culture of the twentieth- and twenty-first centuries, from early avant-garde movements to the present.

Martha Rosler in Triacontagon: A Celebration of 30 Years of the Artists’ Fellowship Program
Exhibition | New York

Martha Rosler in Triacontagon: A Celebration of 30 Years of the Artists’ Fellowship Program

Organized by New York Foundation for the Arts at Westbeth Gallery, New York

August 13-30, 2015

Curated by David C. Terry, NYFA Director of Programs and Curator and Fellow in Sculpture ‘99

NYFA Curatorial is pleased to announce an exhibition, Triacontagon: A Celebration of 30 Years of the Artists’ Fellowship Program. Triacontagon is a traveling exhibition premiering at Westbeth Gallery featuring 41 NYFA Fellows.

Martha Rosler at MoMA
Exhibition | New York

Martha Rosler at MoMA

Endless House: Intersections of Art and Architecture

June 27, 2015–March 6, 2016

Endless House considers the single-family home and archetypes of dwelling as themes for the creative endeavors of architects and artists. Through drawings, photographs, video, installations, and architectural models drawn from MoMA’s collection, the exhibition highlights how artists have used the house as a means to explore universal topics, and how architects have tackled the design of residences to expand their discipline in new ways. 

Martha Rosler at the Palais de Palais des Beaux-Arts
Exhibition | Paris

Martha Rosler at the Palais de Palais des Beaux-Arts

Transmission

June 18 - July 24, 2015

Curated by Sarina Basta, this exhibition presents the work of students and graduates of the Beaux-Arts of Paris and guest artists who place pedagogy at the center of their practice, or who use representation of pedagogy as form. The exhibition includes John Baldessari, Joseph Beuys, and Martha Rosler among many others.

Martha Rosler at the Kunst Werke, Berlin
Exhibition | Berlin

Martha Rosler at the Kunst Werke, Berlin

Fire and Forget. On Violence

June 14-August 30, 2015

"Fire and forget" comes from military jargon, and is a term for weapons systems that are no longer used in direct combat with an enemy but are launched from a safe distance. The exhibition FIRE AND FORGET. ON VIOLENCE takes the military expression as the starting point for an examination of the conventional ideas about war and force. It is oriented towards the most visible agent of violence: weapons.

Martha Rosler at the Museum of Contemporary Art Krakow
Exhibition | Krakow, Poland

Martha Rosler at the Museum of Contemporary Art Krakow

Gender in Art

May 15-September 27, 2015

Gender is socially constructed sex. Gender studies examine the way history and culture determine sex. Who a man or a woman is in a given world largely depends on the one who manipulates these images. For centuries the conception of gender has remained in the hands of religions, which have imposed ʻproperʼ social roles on the representatives of different sexes. This has been going for so long that it has come to be seen by many as the law of nature.

Allan D'Arcangelo, Jay DeFeo, Martha Rosler and Tom Wesselmann at the Whitney Museum
Exhibition | New York

Allan D'Arcangelo, Jay DeFeo, Martha Rosler and Tom Wesselmann at the Whitney Museum

America Is Hard to See

May 1 - September 27, 2015

When the Whitney Museum of American Art opens its new Renzo Piano-designed home in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District on May 1, 2015, the first exhibition on view will be an unprecedented selection of works from the Museum’s renowned permanent collection. Setting forth a distinctly new narrative, America Is Hard to See presents fresh perspectives on the Whitney’s collection and reflects upon art in the United States with over 600 works by some 400 artists, spanning the period from about 1900 to the present. The exhibition—its title is taken from a poem by Robert Frost and also used by the filmmaker Emile de Antonio for one of his political documentaries—is the most ambitious display to date of the Whitney’s collection.

Martha Rosler at the Smithsonian American Art Museum
Exhibition | Washington D.C.

Martha Rosler at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Watch This! Revelations in Media Art

April 24, 2015 – September 7, 2015

Watch This! Revelations in Media Art presents pioneering and contemporary artworks that trace the evolution of a continuously emerging medium. The exhibition celebrates artists who are engaged in a creative revolution—one shaped as much by developments in science and technology as by style or medium—and explores the pervasive interdependence between technology and contemporary culture. The exhibition includes 44 objects from 1941 to 2013, which were acquired by the museum as part of its longstanding commitment to collecting and exhibiting media art.

Watch This! includes major works by artists Cory Arcangel, Hans Breder, Takeshi Murata, Bruce Nauman, Raphael Montañez Ortiz, Nam June Paik, Martha Rosler, Eve Sussman, Bill Viola and others that highlight the breadth of media art, including 16 mm films, computer-driven cinema, closed-circuit installations, digital animation, video games and more.

Martha Rosler at the Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Seville
Exhibition | Seville, Spain

Martha Rosler at the Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Seville

EL PRESENTE EN EL PASADO

April 16, 2015-April 17, 2016

The American professor Andreas Huyssen noted how in recent decades there has been slippage in the West that favors look back against that put the focus on the changes that would be about to arrive. If modernity was driven by what might be termed "future present" Postmodernism would be characterized by "present pasts."

Martha Rosler in Art & Foods at the Triennale di Milano
Exhibition | Milan

Martha Rosler in Art & Foods at the Triennale di Milano

April 10-November 1, 2105

The intricate relationship between the arts and food will be retraced and analysed in the Arts & Foods pavilion, the only thematic area of Expo Milan 2015 to be held in the city. La Triennale, will host the event from 9 April to 1 November 2015.

Martha Rosler Interview at Paris Photo
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Martha Rosler Interview at Paris Photo

November 14, 2014

Martha Rosler speaks at Paris Photo 2014 with writer and educator Stephanie Schwartz, discussing everything from her early work on the subject of the Bowery, the ethical responsibilities of photographers, the paucity of critics in the US, and the overall critical reception of her work.

Martha Rosler at the Art Gallery of New South Wales
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Martha Rosler at the Art Gallery of New South Wales

Pop to popism

November 1, 2014 - March 1, 2015

‘Popular, witty, sexy, glamorous’ – pop art exploded onto the cultural scene in the 1960s. The pop artists rebelled against ‘high art’ to embrace the new world of advertising, television, film stars, pop music and consumerism. Pop art shocked many but inspired even more.

Martha Rosler at The Art Institute of Chicago
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Martha Rosler at The Art Institute of Chicago

The City Lost and Found: Capturing New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, 1960–1980

October 26, 2014 - January 11, 2015

The American city of the 1960s and 1970s experienced seismic physical changes and social transformations, from urban decay and political protests to massive highways that threatened vibrant neighborhoods. Nowhere was this sense of crisis more evident than in the country’s three largest cities: New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles.

Martha Rosler in The war which is coming is not the first one Great war 1914-2014
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Martha Rosler in The war which is coming is not the first one Great war 1914-2014

MART Rovereto, Italy

October 4, 2014-September 20, 2015

The exhibition is a project organized by Mart, the museum of modern and contemporary art of Trento and Rovereto, with the collaboration of experts in history and contemporary art.

Through the development of a series of complementary contributions, the exhibition draws a distance from a simple reflection about history and offers a more complex overview regarding the topicality of the conflict, which is still today at the centre of debate.

Also on show will be the entire series of House beautiful bringing the war home by Martha Rosler, one of the most noted reflections on the relationship between war and media.

Martha Rosler at Cornell Fine Arts Museum
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Martha Rosler at Cornell Fine Arts Museum

Fractured Narratives: a strategy to engage

September 17, 2014 - January 4, 2015

A powerful moment occurs when a narrative is cracked open, when something one expects to be presented simply for what it is, or even more, for fact, is left unguarded as one possibility among many. Suddenly, experiences or information, most typically taken for granted, are made accessible to reflection, debate and perhaps even, a deeper understanding or feeling than would have been possible before.

Martha Rosler at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Martha Rosler at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Main Dish

July 1 - September 28, 2014

One of the most common assumptions about the kitchen is that it is a woman’s space. With this in mind, The Main Dish looks at how modern and contemporary kitchenware reflects attributes of the model homemaker.

Martha Rosler at the New York Public Library
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Martha Rosler at the New York Public Library

Unfamiliar Streets

March 19, 2014

Celebrating the publication of Unfamiliar Streets: The Photographs of Richard Avedon, Charles Moore, Martha Rosler, and Philip-Lorca diCorcia author and curator Katherine Bussard joins two leading lights of contemporary art, Martha Rosler and Philip-Lorca diCorcia to discuss how cities, especially New York, have shaped their practice's engagement with street photography.

Martha Rosler at Tate Liverpool
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Martha Rosler at Tate Liverpool

Art Turning Left: How Values Changed Making 1789-2013

November 8, 2013 - February 2, 2014

Art Turning Left is the first exhibition to examine how the production and reception of art has been influenced by left-wing values, from the French Revolution to the present day.

Martha Rosler at the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
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Martha Rosler at the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul

Vidéo Vintage 1963-1983.

September 25 - December 31, 2013

A Selection of the New Media Collection, Musée national d’art moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris

As a medium, the video has been influenced by the full spectrum of aesthetic currents, and has established itself both as one of the most important contemporary means of artistic expression and as critical instrument. In collaboration with the Centre Pompidou Paris, the exhibition entitled “Vidéo Vintage 1963-1983” shows the emergence of video art from the 1960s to the early 1980s by way of a selection of the most popular works in video art. Of particular interest here is the selection of three focal points “Performance and Filmic Self-portrait”, “Television: Research, Experimentation, Criticism”, and “Attitudes, Forms, Concepts”, which show the development of the video, its artistic application as well as ‘research’ and criticism.

Catherine Opie and Martha Rosler at the Wexler Center for the Arts
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Catherine Opie and Martha Rosler at the Wexler Center for the Arts

More American Photographs

January 27 - April 7, 2013

See renowned Farm Security Administration (FSA) photographs, taken between 1934 and 1944, juxtaposed with newly commissioned photographs of 21st-century America by 12 contemporary photographers.

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Martha Rosler's Garage Sale at MoMA

Meta-Monumental Garage Sale in MoMA Atrium

November 17, 2012

For her first solo exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, New York–based artist Martha Rosler presents her work Meta-Monumental Garage Sale, a large-scale version of the classic American garage sale, in which Museum visitors can browse and buy second-hand goods organized, displayed, and sold by the artist.

Martha Rosler's Meta-Monumental Garage Sale
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Martha Rosler's Meta-Monumental Garage Sale

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For her first solo exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, Martha Rosler (Brooklyn, New York) will present her work Garage Sale in The Donald B. and Catherine C. Marron Atrium from November 17 to 30, 2012. Rosler held the Garage Sale’s first iteration, Monumental Garage Sale, in 1973 in the student gallery of the University of California, San Diego. She advertised this controversial work as a garage sale in local newspapers and as an art event within the local arts scene. Clothes, books, records, toys, costume jewelry, personal letters, art works, and other mementos, as well as soft-core pornographic magazines and empty welfare-food containers were displayed on racks and tables for visitors to browse and buy, after haggling with the artist over the price. Rosler’s Garage Sale implicates visitors in face-to-face transactions within a secondary, informal cash economy—exactly like garage sales held outside the museum setting. On select weekends from May 12 until summer, you can be a part of this work by donating your castoffs, no-longer-wanted objects, bric-a-brac, and odd items. Click the link to the left for more information on drop off times and locations.

Martha Rosler in Print/Out at MoMA
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Martha Rosler in Print/Out at MoMA

February 15–May 14, 2012

Organized in conjunction with the exhibition Print/Out, Printin’ takes as its starting point DeLuxe (2005), a tour de force portfolio of 60 works by Ellen Gallagher (American, b. 1965) that challenged traditional ideas of what a print could be. DeLuxe offers a multivalent constellation of ideas, touching on such issues as portraiture, identity, history, advertising, commodity, and the disruption, translation, and recasting of space. Proposing a kind of technical dissection and conceptual unpacking of this portfolio, Printin’ brings together work by more than 50 artists from multiple disciplines in a sweeping chronology that extends from the 17th century to the present day, to propose a free-flowing yet incisive web of associations that are reflected in DeLuxe. Encompassing prints, drawings, films, books, photographs, sculptures, videos, and comic strips, the exhibition features such artists as Vija Celmins, David Hammons, George Herriman, Robert Rauschenberg, Martha Rosler, and many others, forming a dense network of formal, technical, and conceptual connections and intersections.

Martha Rosler in More American Photographs at CCA Wattis Institute
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Martha Rosler in More American Photographs at CCA Wattis Institute

San Francisco, October 4-December 17, 2011

Martha Rosler is featured in CCA Wattis Institute's More American Photographs--the exhibition will reexamine the well-known photography program of the Farm Security Administration, 1935-44, which included artists such as Walker Evans, Ben Shahn, Dorothea Lange and Marion Post Wolcott. For More American Photographs, twelve contemporary photographers will be commissioned to travel the United States, documenting its land and people. More American Photographs aims to add to the FSA's project through the lens of the twenty-first century, which highlights, amidst natural disasters, the collapse of the housing boom, and a general lack of economic mobility, the distinct effects on different communities.

Martha Rosler at the Orange County Museum
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Martha Rosler at the Orange County Museum

State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970, October 9, 2011 - January 22, 2012

State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970, co-organized by Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) and UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA), is the most comprehensive exhibition to date to focus on Conceptual art and related new genres in both Northern and Southern California during this pivotal period in contemporary art. Featuring more than 150 works of art, the exhibition includes installations, photographs, works on paper, videos and films, artists’ books, extensive performance documentation, and other ephemera. This includes newly discovered work as well as materials culled from archives that have rarely been viewed. State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970 is supported by a grant from the Getty Foundation as part of the unprecedented collaborative initiative Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945–1980.

Martha Rosler in the 2011 Singapore Biennale
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Martha Rosler in the 2011 Singapore Biennale

March 13 - May 15

Martha Rosler will be included in the Singapore Biennale 2011: Open House. Featuring 60 artists from 30 countries, the third Singapore Biennale will be open to the public from 13 March to 15 May 2011. Over half of the artists are creating new commissions or premiering new works. 'Open House' is presented across four exhibition venues, each with their own particular character, that draw upon emblematic spaces in Singapore: Housing Development Board flats (Singapore Art Museum and 8Q), shopping centres and night markets (National Museum of Singapore), and international air and sea ports (Old Kallang Airport). In addition to a community garden project at the Old Kallang Airport, Rosler has been invited to give the Keynote Lecture on March 12.

Martha Rosler at the Brooklyn Museum
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Martha Rosler at the Brooklyn Museum

Seductive Subversion: Women Pop Artists, 1958–1968

Brooklyn Museum Seductive Subversion: Women Pop Artists, 1958–1968 October 15, 2010–January 9, 2011 Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art and Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing, 4th Floor This large-scale exhibition examines the impact of women artists on the traditionally male-dominated field of Pop art.

Martha Rosler in the ICP Triennial
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Martha Rosler in the ICP Triennial

October 2, 2009–January 17, 2010

Mitchell-Innes & Nash is pleased to announce Martha Rosler in Dress Codes, the third ICP Triennial exhibition.

Martha Rosler at Centro José Guerrero
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Martha Rosler at Centro José Guerrero

January 29 - March 12

Mitchell-Innes is pleased to announce a survey of photographic and video works by Martha Rosler at Centro José Guerrero in Granada. The exhibition is curated by Juan Vicente Aliaga.

Martha Rosler Wins USA Visual Artist Fellowship
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Martha Rosler Wins USA Visual Artist Fellowship

2008

Martha Rosler has been awarded the prestigious 2008 USA Visual Artist Fellowship Grant.

Martha Rosler Book Launch
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Martha Rosler Book Launch

Saturday, September 13, 2008

Martha Rosler Service: A Trilogy on Colonization Martha Rosler Library Launch of Two Martha Rosler books, with Printed Matter and e-flux Saturday, September 13, 2008, 5:00 – 7:00 PM Printed Matter is pleased to announce the launch of two Martha Rosler publications: Printed Matter's facsimile edition of Service: A Trilogy on Colonization and e-flux's Martha Rosler Library.

Martha Rosler at the Bronx Museum
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Martha Rosler at the Bronx Museum

September 14, 2008 – January 25, 2009

Organized by guest curator Lydia Yee, Street Art, Street Life examines the street as subject matter, venue, and source of inspiration for artists and photographers from the late 1950s to the present. This far ranging exhibition, one of the largest to consider the subject, includes street photography; documentation of performance, events, and artworks presented in the street; works using material from the street; and examples of street culture by more than thirty artists.

Martha Rosler at Portikus
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Martha Rosler at Portikus

July 12 - September 14, 2008

Martha Rosler location, location, location Portikus Alte Brücke 2 / Maininsel D-60594 Frankfurt am
Main Opening: July 11, 2008, 8 pm
Lecture: July 11, 2008, 6.30 pm
Exhibition on view: July 12 - September 14, 2008
Press conversation: July 11, 2008, 11 am

Martha Rosler at the Institut d'art contemporain
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Martha Rosler at the Institut d'art contemporain

May 16 - September 21, 2008

Ambition d'art Alighiero Boetti, Daniel Buren, Jordi Colomer, Tony Cragg, Luciano Fabro, Yona Friedman, Anish Kapoor, On Kawara, Martha Rosler, Jeff Wall, Lawrence Weiner Exhibition from May 16th to September 21st 2008 Curator: Jean Louis Maubant 

Martha Rosler at the Jewish Museum
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Martha Rosler at the Jewish Museum

May 4, 2008 - September 21, 2008

Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976 May 04, 2008 - September 21, 2008

In Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976, the first major U.S. exhibition in 20 years to rethink Abstract Expressionism and the movements that followed, over fifty key works by 32 artists – among them Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Helen Frankenthaler, Mark Rothko – will be viewed from the perspectives of influential, rival art critics Clement Greenberg and Harold Rosenberg, the artists, and popular culture.

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Martha Rosler Library in Liverpool

April 12 - June 14, 2008

Martha Rosler Library April 12 - June 14, 2008 Site Liverpool John Moores University School of Art and Design 68 Hope Street Liverpool L19EB Opening hours: Mon - Sat 11-6 pm Site is pleased to announce the opening of Martha Rosler Library on Friday, April 11, 2008 at 6pm.

Martha Rosler at the New Museum
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Martha Rosler at the New Museum

January 16 - March 30, 2008

Collage: The Unmonunmental Picture and Art & Social Life; The Case of Video Art Screening "Unmonumental" expands on January 16, 2008 with the opening of "Collage: The Unmonumental Picture." Recent collages by eleven artists, including works made expressly for the exhibition, will be installed on the gallery walls surrounding the sculptures already on view.

Martha Rosler in Skulptur Projekte Munster
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Martha Rosler in Skulptur Projekte Munster

June 17 - September 30, 2007

Martha Rosler in Documenta 12
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Martha Rosler in Documenta 12

June 16 - September 23, 2007