Welcome to the book launch of JUDITH BERNSTEIN RISING!

Kunsthall Stavanger is proud to release the first catalogue of the work of New York-based feminist artist Judith Bernstein. The publication includes an extensive timeline of the artist's works, installation views of the exhibition at Kunsthall Stavanger, as well as a selection of writing by individuals with distinct and varying relationships to Bernstein's work including Maurizio Cattelan, Johanna Fateman, and Thomas Micchelli. Each offers a different entry point to the artist’s work, and elucidates an aspect of her life and career. The catalogue is co-published by Mousse Publishing, and designed by Bastion – Agency Studio Lab. 

Judith Bernstein will join the event via Skype from New York to say hello, briefly discuss her work, and answer any questions from the audience. The discussion will be held in English.

The catalogue will be on sale during the event at a special 20% discount.


Bernstein (born 1942, Newark, New Jersey) has lived and worked in New York City since 1967. She received an MFA from Yale University School of Art in 1967. Bernstein was a founding member of A.I.R. Gallery as well as an early member of many art and activist organizations including Guerrilla Girls, Art Workers’ Coalition, and Fight Censorship.

Solo exhibitions include the New Museum, New York; Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York; The Box, Los Angeles; and Mary Boone, New York. Her work has been included in group exhibitions such as The Comfort of Strangers at MoMA PS1, New York; The Last Newspaper at the New Museum, New York; and The Historical Box, at Hauser & Wirth, Zurich and London. Her works are in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Brooklyn Museum, the Jewish Museum, and Yale University Art Gallery.

May 10, 2016


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