Language and login selector start
Language and login selector end

Full Access to this page is restricted to members of ArtFacts.Net

You will only see limited information for the artist until you purchase a membership.

Click here to buy a membership

Already a member? Login now

Kay Rosen  1949, US

Rank (2014): 1934 – 

to top Ranking Graph:

Artfacts.Net™ Chart

to top Artist's arttributes:

Painting, Installation

to top Most exhibitions in:

USA 78
Germany 12
United Kingdom 11
France 9
Switzerland 7

to top Most exhibitions shown with:

Artist Rank
Lawrence Weiner  7 15
Glenn Ligon  172 14
Dan Graham  22 11

to top Most exhibitions held at:

  Klosterfelde, Germany 5
  Sikkema Jenkins & Co., USA 4
  Rhona Hoffman Gallery, USA 4

to top Biography:  Please report missing Information

1949 Born in Corpus Christi, TX (US)

Lives and works in Gary, IN (US)

to top External links:


Public exhibitions (Selection) 135  Please report missing Information

until 4.1.2015
Description  I was a double - The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY Send message


to top Solo shows   33

   Kay Rosen - Blingo - Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York City, NY

   Kay Rosen - CAG - Vancouver Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC

   Kay Rosen: Wide and Deep - Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York City, NY

   Kay Rosen - Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, WV
   Don't Look Back - Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

   Black and White and Read All Over - The Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA

   Kay Rosen - - Sutton Lane - Paris, Paris (closed)
   Kay Rosen - - Klosterfelde, Berlin (closed)
   Kay Rosen - Gallery 400 - University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
   Kay Rosen - Helga Maria Klosterfelde Edition - Berlin, Berlin

   Alone and Together - Yvon Lambert - Paris, Paris
   No Noose Is Good Noose - Alexander Gray Associates, New York City, NY
Description and image Ingleby GalleryKay Rosen / GALLERY I - Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland Send message

   The Four Seasons - Southfirst, New York City, NY

   Kay Rosen: Wall paintings and drawings 2002 - 2006 - - Yvon Lambert - New York, New York City, NY (closed, 2011)

   Kay Rosen - (NO) COMMENT - - Klosterfelde, Berlin (closed)

   Kay Rosen - Art Museum at U.C. Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
   Kay Rosen: Big Talk - Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin
   Kay Rosen - New Word Order - Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

   Kay Rosen - Collages 1999-2002 - The Drawing Center, New York City, NY

   New Work 4: Kay Rosen: Up and Down - Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO

   Kay Rosen - Lifeli[k]e - Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
   Kay Rosen: Lifeli[k]e - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
   Kay Rosen: ABC (At Beaver College) - Arcadia University Art Gallery , Glenside, PA

   Kay Rosen: Short Stories/Tall Tales - MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA

   Kay Rosen - Surplus - Unlimited Contemporary Art, Athens

   Kay Rosen - - Galerie Friedrich - Bern, Bern (closed, 2001)

   Kay Rosen: Back Home Again in Indiana - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN

   Kay Rosen - Victoria Miro Gallery, London

   Kay Rosen - Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL

   Kay Rosen - Victoria Miro Gallery, London

   Kay Rosen - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY

   Kay Rosen - The Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX


to top Group shows   101

   Postscript: Writing after Conceptual Art - Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, East Lansing

   Signs And Messages II - Kate MacGarry, London
   Auf Zeit - Wandbilder Bildwände - Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld
   Chick Lit - Tracy Williams, Ltd, New York City, NY
   Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art - The Power Plant, Toronto, ON
   The Cat Show - White Columns, New York City, NY
   Pro-choice - Fri Art - Centre d'Art Contemporain, Fribourg
   Abcdefghi - Marabouparken, Sundbyberg
   Group Exhibition - Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York City, NY

   Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art - Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Denver, CO
   GirlTalk - Contemporary Art Museum, Raleigh, Raleigh, NC
   Don't smile - Galerie Friedrich - Basel, Basel
Description and image  Don´t Smile - Vom Humor der Kunst - Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz
   The Beatles - Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
   Turtle Salon - Gray Area Gallery, Brighton
   Turtle Salon - Meter Room, Coventry
   Par Par S E T - The Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA
   Grey Full - Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York City, NY

   IN OTHER WORDS: the place of text in recent art - Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork
   Play Time - Œuvres de la collection Klosterfelde - L.A.C. - Lieu d'Art Contemporaine, Sigean
Description and image Ingleby GalleryGRAVITY´S RAINBOW - Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland Send message

Description  I Believe in Miracles - 10thanniversary of the Lambert Collection - Collection Lambert, Avignon
Description and works of art CCA AndratxThird Thoughts - CCA Andratx, Andratx Send message
   From A to B - MKG127, Toronto, ON
   Blatt Spezial - TÄT, Berlin
   We Between the Lines - Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York City, NY
   Che cosa sono le nuvole? Werke aus der Sammlung Enea Righi - MUSEION - Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
   FAX - Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong
   FAX - Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

Description  FAX - Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art, Winnipeg, Manitoba
   Picturing the Studio - SAIC - School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
   Learning Modern Exhibition / Sullivan Galleries - SAIC - School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
   Inaugural Exhibition Potsdamerstrasse - - Klosterfelde, Berlin (closed)
   Inaugural Exhibition Potsdamerstrasse - - Sutton Lane - Paris, Paris (closed)
Description and image  FAX - - Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD (closed, 2012)
   Wright - - Klosterfelde, Berlin (closed)
   Wright - - Sutton Lane - Paris, Paris (closed)
   Wright - Helga Maria Klosterfelde Edition - Berlin, Berlin
   Broken Thorn Sweet Blackberry - Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York City, NY
   Rich Text - Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Description and image  Prospect.1 New Orleans - Prospect New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
Description  TINA B. – The Prague Contemporary Art Festival 08 - TINA B. – The Prague Contemporary Art Festival, Prague
   Archaeology of Longing (Archéologie de la Chine) - Kadist Art Foundation, Paris
   Political Corect - BFAS Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva
   Shit: a group exhibition - Feature Inc, New York City, NY
   Idiolects - Brown, London
   In the Beginning: Artists Respond to Genesis - The Contemporary Jewish Museum San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
   Always There Part 2 - Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
   It´s Gouache & Gouache Only - Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York City, NY
Description, image and works of art  IT´S GOUCHE & GOUACHE ONLY - Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York City, NY

   Postcards from the Edge / Benefit for Visual AIDS - James Cohan Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
   Words Fail Me - Museum of Contemporay Art Detroit, Detroit, MI
   Been Up So Long It Looks Like Down To Me - Presentation House Gallery - PHG, North Vancouver, BC
   The Inland See: Contemporary Art Around Lake Michigan - Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kalamazoo, MI
   Sign Language - Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
   Numerica - Complesso Museale di Santa Maria della Scala, Siena
   Touch-down 1 - Galerie Friedrich - Basel, Basel
   General Idea, Christian Jankowski, Kay Rosen, Lawrence Weiner - Helga Maria Klosterfelde Edition - Berlin, Berlin

   Signs of Life - Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA
   Safe: an exploration of domesticity ... - Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts, New York City, NY
   R³: Reading ‘Ritin ‘Rithmetic, 30 Years Later - Castle Gallery, Inverness, Scotland
   Under the Skin: Tattoos and Contemporary Culture - Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC
   Eldorado - MUDAM - Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
   No Lemons, No Melon - David Krut Projects - New York, New York City, NY
   Takeover - Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
   Message personnel - Yvon Lambert - Paris, Paris
   Having New Eyes - Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
   Humor Me - H&R Block Artspace at Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

   Looking at Words - Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY
   General Ideas - Rethinking Conceptual Art 1987–2005 - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
   Very Early Pictures - Arcadia University Art Gallery , Glenside, PA
   Very Early Pictures - The Luckman Fine Arts Complex, Los Angeles, CA
   Collection Remixed - Bronx Museum of the Arts (BxMA), New York City, NY

   Disturbing the Peace - Danese, New York City, NY

   Invite #8 - Diverse - - Klosterfelde, Berlin (closed)
Description  The Greatest Album Covers That Never Were - Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
   Back in Black - - Cohan and Leslie, New York City, NY (closed)
   Matthew McCaslin - Kay Rosen - Electric Circus and ROOMS - Galerie Friedrich - Basel, Basel
   Rendez-vous #4 - Collection Lambert, Avignon

Description  Game Show - Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art - MASSMoCA, North Adams, MA
Description and image  Blondies and Brownies - weiß weiß bin ich auch - Aktionsforum Praterinsel, Munich

   Art On Paper 2000 - Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
   Errant Gestures - Apexart, New York City, NY

   Edifying Sappho & Socrates - Torch Gallery, Amsterdam
   The Sea, The Sea - Murray Guy, New York City, NY

   In the Beginning - Murray Guy, New York City, NY
   Word Perfect - Gallery 400 - University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
   A to Z - The Approach, London

   Critical Images - Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City, NY

   Tangles - Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

   Representational Drawings - Feature Inc, New York City, NY

   Legend In My Living Room - Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL

   Why Paint?: Judy Ledgerwood, Jim Lutes, Kay Rosen, Kevin Wolff - The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
   Steven Evans, Michael Jenkins, and Kay Rosen - Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY

   Act-Up Benefit Exhibition - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY
   Manum de tabula - Shedhalle, Zurich
   Group exhibition - Victoria Miro Gallery, London
   Word As Image: American Art 1960–1990 - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

   Voorwerk 1 - Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam

   Problems with reading and rereading - Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL

   Invitational - Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL


 Dealer Directory  5


 Unlimited Contemporary Art, Athens


 Galerie Friedrich - Basel, Basel

United Kingdom

Ingleby GalleryIngleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland  eMail


 The Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA
 Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York City, NY


to top Collections  3   Please report missing Information


 MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
 MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
 Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso, IN


to top Catalogs  

Last update: 13 August 2014
  • ArtFacts.Net - your experienced service provider

    Since its start in 2001, ArtFacts.Net™ developed a sophisticated artist database through its collaboration with international art fairs, galleries, museums and artists.