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Elizabeth A.Sackler Center for Feminist Art

Janine Antoni

New York,
U.S.A.

JANINE ANTONI BORN January 19, 1964 - Freeport, Bahamas Lives and works in New York, NY. SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2006 “Lore and Other Convergences,” (performance with Melissa Martin), Live Art Development Agency initiative, inIVA, London. 2005 “Ready or Not Here I Come,” Institute of International Visual Arts, London, England. 2004 “Touch,” Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm. 2003 “To Draw a Line,” Luhring Augustine, New York, NY. “Taught Tether Teeter”, SITE Santa Fe, NM. 2002 “To Draw a Line,” The 2001 Sandra Garrard Memorial Lecture, Newcomb Art Department Woldenberg Art Center, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA. SITE Santa Fe, NM. 2001 “The Girl Made of Butter,” Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT. ARCO 2001, Project Room, Madrid, Spain. SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2007 “Into Me/Out of Me,” P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, June 25 – September 25, Queens, NY; Macro al Mattatoio, Museum of Contemporary Art Rome, Italy; KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany “More Than the World: Works from the Astrup Fearnley Collection,” Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo, Norway. 2006 “Out of Time,” MoMA, New York. 2005 “Post Modern Portraiture,” The Logan Collection Vail, CO. 2004 “Bodily Space: New Obsessions in Figurative Sculpture,” Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY “Speaking with Hands: Photographs from the Buhl Collection,” Guggenheim Museum, New York 2003 “Janine Antoni and Paul Ramirez Jonas,” Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL. “Everyday Aesthetics, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Olso, Norway. “Family Ties. A Contemporary Perspective,” Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA. 2002 “The Arch of Desire: Women in the Marieluise Hessel Collection,” Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY. “Moving Pictures”, The Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY. “Vision From America: Photographs From the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1940-2001”, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY. “New to the Modern: Recent Acquisitions from the Department of Drawings”, MoMA, New York, NY. 2001 “Public Offerings,” The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA. 2000 “Open Ends: Minimalism and After,” MoMA, New York, NY. “WANAS 2000,” The Wanas Foundation, Knislinge, Sweden. ”Beauty Now”, Haus Der Kunst, Munich, Germany. “Art at MoMA since 1980”, MoMA, New York, NY.

Most recently, Antoni became a 2011 Guggenheim Fellow.

Feminist Artist Statement

“Moor: Janine Antoni.” Published by Magazin 3, Stockholm Konsthall and SITE Santa Fe, 2004.

Janine Antoni: The Girl Made of Butter. The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT (exhibition catalogue), 2001.

Janine Antoni. Kusnacht: Ink Tree Edition 2000.

<p>Gnaw (detail)</p>

Gnaw (detail)

600 lbs. of chocolate, gnawed by the artist.
600 lbs. of lard, gnawed by the artist.
Display case with 45 heart-shaped packages for chocolate made from chewed chocolate removed from the chocolate cube and 400 lipsticks made with pigment, beeswax and chewed lard removed from the lard cube.

Gnaw (detail)

600 lbs. of chocolate, gnawed by the artist.
600 lbs. of lard, gnawed by the artist.
Display case with 45 heart-shaped packages for chocolate made from chewed chocolate removed from the chocolate cube and 400 lipsticks made with pigment, beeswax and chewed lard removed from the lard cube.

Loving Care

Performance with hair dye
Photographed by Prudence Cumming Associates at Anthony d’Offay Gallery, London, 1993

Mom and Dad

Mother, Father, makeup

Lick & Lather

Two self-portrait busts: one chocolate and one soap that have been either licked or lathered by the artist.

Caryatid

Terra cotta amphora vessel

Saddle

Mortar and Pestle

Photographic assistance, David Allison

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531 West 24th Street
New York, 10011
U.S.A.

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