Jane Rosen

American, born 1950

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Jane Rosen

American, born 1950

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Exploring the interconnectedness of all life forms, Jane Rosen closely observes animals as a key to understanding human nature. Consequently, deer, horses, hawks, and dogs often serve as subjects for her sculptures, paintings, and prints. Her drawings often proceed spontaneously, taking coffee or ink stains as their starting point. Meanwhile, her psychologically complex, multilayered wall sculptures comprise materials ranging from marble dust to gypsum, willow branches to horse hair. They often investigate the opposition between nature and culture, as exemplified by Boat/Beak (1992), in which tow halves of a boat protrude from the wall, in a formation resembling a bird’s beak. As Rosen describes, her art addresses “questions about other possible states of awareness.”

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Exploring the interconnectedness of all life forms, Jane Rosen closely observes animals as a key to understanding human nature. Consequently, deer, horses, hawks, and dogs often serve as subjects for her sculptures, paintings, and prints. Her drawings often proceed spontaneously, taking coffee or ink stains as their starting point. Meanwhile, her psychologically complex, multilayered wall sculptures comprise materials ranging from marble dust to gypsum, willow branches to horse hair. They often investigate the opposition between nature and culture, as exemplified by Boat/Beak (1992), in which tow halves of a boat protrude from the wall, in a formation resembling a bird’s beak. As Rosen describes, her art addresses “questions about other possible states of awareness.”

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
group
Group show at a major institution
MoMA PS1
publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 1 more
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