Daniel Rothbart


Daniel Rothbart is an artist and writer based in Brooklyn. His work explores the relationship between nature, urban postmodern identity and metaphysics. Rothbart holds a B.F.A. from the Rhode Island School of Design, an M.F.A. from Columbia University and was awarded a Fulbright grant to Italy. Daniel Rothbart represented the United States at OPEN10 with a floating sculptural installation in Venice. Projects include exhibitions at the Andrea Meislin Gallery, Exit Art and the LAB Gallery in New York and the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art in Peekskill. European exhibitions include the Galleria nazionale d’arte moderna in Rome, the Galerie Depardieu in Nice, the Galleria Il Ponte in Florence and the Cultural Centre of Belgrade in Serbia. Rothbart has participated in numerous international artists' residencies and was awarded a New York Foundation for the Arts grant.  Daniel is the author of two books: Jewish Metaphysics As Generative Principle in American Art and The Phoenix. His creative work is the subject of a monograph by Enrico Pedrini published in 2010 by Ulisse e Calipso of Naples. Recent projects include OPEN15 in Venice, curated by Paolo De Grandis and "Everything Flows, Nothing Stands Still (For Enrico Pedrini)" curated by Wolfgang Becker in Aachen, Germany. Together with Joachim Gerich, Mr. Rothbart realized a film of the Aachen performance that was screened at White Box in New York. The Galerie Depardieu of Nice presented a solo exhibition of his work at VOLTA NY and Daniel Rothbart's work can be found in public and private collections including the Museum of Modern Art in New York.