Susan Rothenberg

Born 1945, Buffalo (NY), United States
Lives and works in New Mexico, United States

Education

1967

BFA, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

Awards

2003

Rolf Schock Prize, Stockholm

1998

Skowhegan Medal for Painting

Cornell University Alumni Award

1979

National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Grant

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017

Susan Rothenberg

GRIMM, Amsterdam

2016

Susan Rothenberg

Sperone Westwater, New York

2014

Susan Rothenberg: First Horse

Craig F. Starr Gallery, New York

2011

Susan Rothenberg

Sperone Westwater, New York

2009-2011

Susan Rothenberg: Moving in Place

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX | Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, NM | Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL

2009

Susan Rothenberg

Sperone Westwater, New York

2008

Susan Rothenberg

Bernier/Eliades, Athens, Greece

2007

Susan Rothenberg: Horses 1974-1977

Craig F. Starr Associates, New York

2006

Susan Rothenberg

Sperone Westwater, New York

2004

Susan Rothenberg: Drawings 1974-2004

Sperone Westwater, New York

2003

Susan Rothenberg

Waddington Galleries, London, UK

Susan Rothenberg: New Prints and Sculptures

Gemini G.E.L. at Joni Moisant Weyl, New York

2002

Susan Rothenberg

Sperone Westwater, New York

2000

Susan Rothenberg, Fragments

MacLaren Art Centre, Ontario, Canada

1999-2000

Susan Rothenberg: Paintings from the 90’s

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1998-1999

Susan Rothenberg: Drawings and Prints

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY | The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI | Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM

1997

Susan Rothenberg

Sperone Westwater, New York

1996-1997

Susan Rothenberg Drawings and Prints

National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan

Susan Rothenberg

MARCO, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico

1995

Susan Rothenberg: The Head and Hand Paintings

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA

Susan Rothenberg: New Paintings and Drawings

Laura Carpenter Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM

1994

New Paintings and Drawings

Sperone Westwater, New York

1993

Susan Rothenberg, Works on Paper

The Greenberg Gallery, St. Louis, MO

Susan Rothenberg: Selected Drawings and Important Prints

Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA

1992-1993

Susan Rothenberg Prints

Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA

1992-1994

Susan Rothenberg, Paintings and Drawings, 1974-1992

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY | Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C. | The Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO. | Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago | Seattle Art Museum, Seattle | The Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX

1992

Susan Rothenberg

Sperone Westwater, New York

1991

Susan Rothenberg: Five Large Prints

Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA

1990

Susan Rothenberg

Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö, Sweden

Susan Rothenberg

Sperone Westwater, New York

1988

Drawing Now: Susan Rothenberg

Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD

Susan Rothenberg: Paintings and Drawings

Galleria Gian Enzo Sperone, Rome, Italy

1987-1988

Heads, Hands, Horses: Susan Rothenberg Prints

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA

1987

Susan Rothenberg, The Horse Paintings

Gagosian Gallery, New York

1986

Susan Rothenberg, New Prints

Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, CA

Susan Rothenberg: Recent Prints

Greg Kucera, Seattle, WA

1985-1986

Susan Rothenberg: Recent Paintings and Prints

Phillips Collection, Washington D.C. | Portland Visual Arts Center, Portland, OR

1985

Centric 13: Susan Rothenberg – Works on Paper

University Art Museum, California State Center, Long Beach, CA | Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA

Susan Rothenberg

Willard Gallery, New York

Susan Rothenberg: Print Selections, 1977-1985

Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA

Susan Rothenberg, Prints

Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA

Susan Rothenberg, Prints

A.P. Giannini Gallery, San Francisco

1984

Susan Rothenberg Prints, 1977-1984

Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA | Davison Art Center Gallery at Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

1983-1985

Susan Rothenberg

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA | San Francisco Museum of Art, CA | Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh | Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA | Aspen Center for the Visual Arts, USA | Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI | Tate Gallery, London, UK | Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, USA

1983

Susan Rothenberg

Willard Gallery, New York

1982

Susan Rothenberg: Recent Paintings

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1981-1982

Susan Rothenberg

Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland | Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt | Louisiana Museum, Humlebaek, Denmark

Susan Rothenberg: Paintings

Akron Art Museum, OH

1981

Susan Rothenberg: Five Heads

Willard Gallery, New York

1980

Susan Rothenberg: Recent Paintings

Mayor Gallery, London, UK | Galerie Rudolph Zwirner, Cologne, Germany

1979

Susan Rothenberg

Willard Gallery, New York

1978

Viewpoints – Susan Rothenberg

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

Susan Rothenberg

Greenberg Gallery, St. Louis, MO

Susan Rothenberg, Matrix/Berkeley 3

University Art Museum, University of California, Berkley, CA

1977

Susan Rothenberg

Willard Gallery, New York

1976

Susan Rothenberg

Sable-Castelli, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Susan Rothenberg

Willard Gallery, New York

1975

Three Large Paintings

112 Greene Street Gallery, New York, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

Blue Black, curated by Glenn Ligon

Pulitzer Arts Foundation, St. Louis, MO

2016

12 Rooms 12 Artists: Works from the UBS Art Collection

Tokyo Station Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2015-2016

Heads Up! Recent Gifts to the Collection

Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art

2015

Embracing Modernism: Ten Years of Drawings Acquisitions

The Morgan Library and Museum, New York

Collectibles: Works on Paper

Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO

America is Hard to See

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

2014

Transfigurations: Modern Masters from the Wexner Family Collection

Wexner Center for the Arts at Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

A Family Affair: Modern and Contemporary American Art from the Anderson Collection

Stanford University, Stanford, CA

2012

’We had to destroy it in order to save it.’ Painting in New York in the 1970’s

Christie’s Private Sales Galleries, New York, NY

2011

A Nexus of Ideas in the Early 70s

Salomon Contemporary, New York, NY

2009-2010

Paint Made Flesh

Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN |The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C. |The Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY

2009

La Sombra/ The Shadow

Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza and Fundación Caja, Madrid, Spain

Figurative Prints: 1980s Rewind

Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

2008

Art is for the Spirit: Works from The UBS Art Collection

Mori Art Museum, Japan

2007-2008

Paper / Painting and Sculpture

Fisher Landau Center for Art, Long Island City, New York

2007

Think with the Senses – Feel with the Mind. Art in the Present Tense

52nd International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy

Contemporary, Cool, and Collected

The Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina

2006

Big Juicy Paintings (And More), Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL

Against the Grain: Contemporary Art from the Edward R. Broida Collection

The Museum of Modern Art, New York

New York, New York: Fifty Years of Art, Architecture, Cinema, Performance, Photography and Video

Grimaldi Forum, Monte Carlo, Monaco

Contemporary Masterworks: Saint Louis Collects

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis, MI

2005

Contemporary Voices: Works from the UBS Art Collection

The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Steven Scott Collects: Donations and Promised Gifts to the Permanent Collection

National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.

2004-2005

Disparities and Deformations: Our Grotesque

SITE Santa Fe Fifth International Biennial, Santa Fe, NM

2004

circa 1979

The Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO

2002

177 Annual Invitational Exhibition

National Academy of Design, New York

2001-2002

asper Johns to Jeff Koons: Four Decades of Art from the Broad Collections

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2001

Eye of Modernism

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, NM

Green on Greene

Sperone Westwater, New York

1999-2000

Metaphor and Meaning: The Prints of Susan Rothenberg and Marino Marini

Creiger-Dane Gallery, Boston, MA

1999

The Virginia and Bagley Wright Collection

Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

Circa 1968, curated by Vincent Todolí

Museu de Serralves, Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto, Portugal

1998

The Edward R. Broida Collection: A Selection of Works

Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL

Connections and Contradictions: Modern and Contemporary Art from Atlanta Collections

Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University, Atlanta, GA

1997

Recent Acquisitions and Selections from the Permanent Collection

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX

The Hirshhorn Collects: Recent Acquisitions 1992-1996

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.

The Lois Beurman Torf Print Collection

University Gallery, Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA

Metamorphosis: Il tempo della mutazione

Claudia Gian Ferrari Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy

1996-1997

Powerful Expressions: Recent American Drawings

National Academy of Design, New York | The Arkansas Arts Center, Arkansas

1996

Thinking Print: Books to Billboards, 1980-95

The Museum of Modern Art, New York

1995

25 Americans: Painting in the 90s

Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

7 Artists

The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

A New York Time: Selected Drawings of the Eighties

Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT

1994

Evolutions in Expression

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Drawings: Reaffirming the Media

Kansas City Gallery and University of Missouri, Kansas City, MI

1993-1994

Timely and Timeless

The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT

1993

Zeichnungen Setzen Zeichen–44 Kunstler der Documenta IX, Arbeiten Auf Papier

Galerie Raymond Bollag 1 & 2, Zurich, Switzerland

Four Centuries of Drawing: 1593-1993

Kohn Abrams Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1992

Documenta IX

Kassel, Germany

llegories of Modernism: Contemporary Drawing

The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Drawing Redux, curated by Phyllis Tuchman

San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

1991-1992

American Art of the 80’s, curated by Jerry Saltz and Gabriella Belli

Palazzo delle Albere, Trento, Italy

Devil on the Stairs: Looking Back on the Eighties, curated by Robert Storr

Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA | Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA

1991

Sieben Amerikanische Maler

Staatsgalerie Moderner Kunst Bayerische Staatsgemaldesammlungen, Munich, Germany

Mito y Magia en America: Los Ochenta

MARCO, Museo de arte contemporaneo de Monterrey, a.c., Monterrey, Mexico

1988-1989

Jennifer Bartlett, Elizabeth Murray, Eric Fischl, Susan Rothenberg

Saatchi Collection, London, UK

1988

1988 – The World of Art Today

Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

1986-1988

Individuals

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

1986-1987

Works by American Women, 1976-1986

First Bank of Minneapolis, MN

Boston Collects: Contemporary Painting and Sculpture

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1986

75th Anniversary of ‘The American Exhibition'

The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1985-1986

Vom Zeichnen: Aspekte der Zeichnung 1960-1985

Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany | Kasseler Kunstverein, Kassel, Germany | Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, Austria

1985

1985 Biennial Exhibition

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

States of War: New European and American Paintings

Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

1984-1985

Content: A Contemporary Focus, 1979-1984

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

1983-1985

Rothmans Presents: American Accents

The Gallery/Stratford, Stratford, Ontario | College Park, Toronto | Musee du Quebec, Quebec City | Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia | Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario | Edmonton Art Gallery, Alberta | Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver | Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta | Musee d’Art Contemporain, Montreal, Canada

1983-1984

Back to the USA

Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland | Rheinisches Landesmuseum, Bonn, German | Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany

1983

Prints from Blocks, Gauguin to Now

The Museum of Modern Art, New York

1983 Biennial Exhibition

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Ars 83 Helsinki

Ateneum Taidemuseo, Helsinki, Finland

Minimalism to Expressionism: Painting and Sculpture since 1965 from the Permanent Collection

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

1982-1983

Figures of Mystery

The Queens Museum, New York

New Figuration in America

Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

1982

Focus on the Figure: Twenty Years

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Zeitgeist

Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany

74th American Exhibition

The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

4th Biennale of Sydney, Australia

Sydney, Australia

1981-1982

Animals in American Art, 1880-1980

Nassau County Museum of Fine Arts, Roslyn, NY

Robert Moskowitz, Susan Rothenberg, Julian Schnabel

Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland | Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt, Germany | Louisiana Museum, Humlebaek, Denmark

1981

A New Bestiary: Animal Imagery in Contemporary Art

Institute of Contemporary Art of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA

Contemporary Drawings: In Search of an Image

University Art Museum, Santa Barbara, CA

The Image in American Painting and Sculpture, 1950-1980

Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH

1980-1981

Drawings: the Pluralist Decade

US Pavilion, 39th Venice Biennale, Venice | Institute of Contemporary Art at University of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA | Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

1980

Painting and Sculpture Today

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN

La Biennale di Venezia

International Pavilion, Venice, Italy

1978-1980

American Painting of the 1970s

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY | Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA | The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA | Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH | Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX | Krannert Art Museum at University of Illinois, Champaign, IL 


1979

1979 Biennial Exhibition

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Visionary Images

Renaissance Society of University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

A Decade in Review: Selections from the 1970s

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

1978-1979

New Image Painting

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

1978

Seven Artists: Contemporary Drawings

Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

The Minimal Image

Protech-McIntosh Gallery, Washington, D.C

Hunt, Jenney, Lane, Rothenberg, Shapiro

Vassar College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY

1977

Extraordinary Women

The Museum of Modern Art, New York

American Drawn and Matched

The Museum of Modern Art, New York

New York: The State of the Art

New York State Museum, Albany, NY

Painting 1975-76-77

Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY | American Foundation for the Arts, Miami, FL | Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH

1976

Selections

Willard Gallery, New York

Jared Sable Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

New Acquisitions

The Museum of Modern Art, New York

New Work/New York

Fine Arts Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles, CA

Animals

Holly Solomon Gallery, New York

1975

Gallery Group

Willard Gallery, New York

1974

New Talent

A.M. Sachs Gallery, New York

Collections

Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Buffalo, NY, USA

The Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, IL, USA

Cleveland Museum of Art

Cleveland, OH, USA

Dallas Museum of Art

Dallas, TX, USA

The Eli Broad Family Foundation

Santa Monica, CA, USA

High Museum of Art

Atlanta, GA, USA

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution

Washington, DC, USA

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Los Angeles, CA, USA

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York, NY, USA

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Fort Worth, USA

Museum of Art

Osaka, Japan

Museum of Fine Arts

Boston, MA, USA

Museum of Fine Arts

Houston, TX, USA

The Museum of Modern Art

New York, NY, USA

Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig

Vienna, Austria

National Gallery of Art

Washington, DC, USA

The Phillips Collection

Washington, DC, USA

Stedelijk Museum

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Tate Gallery

London, United Kingdom

Walker Art Center

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Whitney Museum of American Art

New York, NY, USA