Rochelle Feinstein, Zabar Lecture
Rochelle Feinstein is a painter working across varied media, while fundamentally drawing upon the attitudes, attributes and conventions embedded in painting practices. She has exhibited her works nationally and internationally, has written about art and artists; and has lectured at universities, project spaces and foundations throughout in the US and Europe.
Image of an Image, the 4th and final installation of Feinstein’s multi-venue retrospectives, is currently on view at the Bronx Museum of the Arts through March 3, 2018. During 2016-2017, her retrospectives were exhibited at 3 institutions, respectively titled, In Anticipation of Women’s History Month, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva, CH, I Made A Terrible Mistake, Lenbachhaus Stadtische, Munich, DE and Make it Behave, Kestner Gesellschaft, Hannover, DE. Her most recent exhibition of new works at Campoli Presti, London, Rainbow Room/The Year in Hate, was installed from October through December, 2018. Forthcoming (Ugly Duckling Presse, February, 2018) is Pls. Reply, a collection of magazine articles and personal writings that offer a broad scope of Feinstein’s engagement with painting and contemporary art and culture.
Her works are represented in numerous public and private collections, and have been featured in Artforum, Texte zur Kunst, TimeOut, Tema Celeste, ArtNews, Art in America, BOMB, Flash Art, The Paris Review, The New York Times, The New Yorker Magazine, and many other publications. She has been awarded fellowships and grants from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, The Foundation for Contemporary Arts, The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, the Joan Mitchell Foundation and Anonymous Was A Woman. She was a recipient of a 2017-2018 Rome Prize Jules Guerin Fellowship in Visual Arts, American Academy in Rome. In June 2017, Feinstein became Emerita Professor of painting/printmaking, Yale School of Art. Yale University, Feinstein was born in the Bronx and lives and works in New York City.