Current Exhibitions

ROSALYN DREXLER: WHO DOES SHE THINK SHE IS?
Gerald S. and Sandra Fineberg + Lower Rose Galleries
February 12 – June 5, 2016

An historic, monographic exhibition, Who Does She Think She Is? is a long-overdue retrospective of Rosalyn Drexler’s multidisciplinary practice. 



ROSALYN DREXLER, THE WINNER, 1965. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND GARTH GREENAN GALLERY, NEW YORK. © 2016 ROSALYN DREXLER / ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK AND GARTH GREENAN GALLERY, NEW YORK.

SHARON LOCKHART / NOA ESHKOL
Lois Foster Gallery
February 12 – June 5, 2016

In this multi-channel film installation, Los Angeles-based artist Sharon Lockhart explores the extraordinary work of Noa Eshkol (1924–2007), the Israeli dance composer, theorist, and textile artist.


SHARON LOCKHART, FIVE DANCES AND NINE WALL CARPETS BY NOA ESHKOL (STILL, DETAIL), 2011. COURTESY OF GLADSTONE GALLERY, NEW YORK AND BRUSSELS AND NEUGERRIEMSCHNEIDER, BERLIN.

ROSE VIDEO 08  | BEN HAGARI
Rose Video Gallery
February 12 – June 5, 2016

In this multimedia installation, a potter’s rotating studio is on display as both a physical site and a projected sight, inviting the audience to engage in an immersive experience. 



BEN HAGARI, POTTER'S WILL, 2015 (STILL, DETAIL). COURTESY THE ARTIST.


ROSE #FORDHALL2015
Mildred S. Lee Gallery
Beginning December 3, 2015

Inspired by the just demands of Brandeis University students for immediate actions that will promote racial awareness and inclusion [#FordHall2015], the Rose Art Museum has committed its Lee Gallery to a series of teach-ins, workshops, and close looking sessions related to racial injustice and inequality.

Annette Lemieux, Left Right Left Right, 1995 (detail). Hays Purchase Fund. Courtesy of Annette Lemieux and Kent Fine Art

FOSTER MURAL: JOYCE PENSATO
Foster Stairwell
September 13, 2015 - Spring 2016

Joyce Pensato reveals a darker side of American Pop, imbuing familiar figures of American cartoon culture with psychological charge and emboldening them with aggressive, gestural physicality. Her site-specific mural will be on view at the Rose through June 2016.



JOYCE PENSATO, FELIX AT THE ROSE, 2015 (DETAIL). COURTESY OF THE ARTIST AND PETZEL, NEW YORK.

MARK DION: THE UNDISCIPLINED COLLECTOR
Permanent Installation
Beginning September 13

Wood paneled and furnished with the trappings of a 1961 collector’s den, The Undisciplined Collector evokes the year of the Rose Art Museum’s founding and serves as an introduction to the rich history of collecting at Brandeis University.


CHARLES MAYER PHOTOGRAPHY.

 

GENERATING ENVIRONMENTS
Farber Library Mezzanine, Goldfarb Library
March 3 – May 23, 2016

Organized by the museum's curatorial interns, Generating Environments addresses the intersection of modern society and technology using a variety of media, including photography, video, and sculpture.


WILLIAM BETTS, I-10 AT MESA, EL PASO, TEXAS, 7:01 PM, AUGUST 23, 2006, 2007 (DETAIL). GIFT OF CAREY SCHWARTZ, CLASS OF 1987, ROSE ART MUSEUM, COURTESY OF THE ARTIST. PHOTOGRAPHY: CHARLES MAYER.