Dorothea Rockburne (b. 1932, Montréal, Canada) has been the subject of three significant survey exhibitions and numerous solo exhibitions, including Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME; Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA; Museum of Modern Art, New York; and Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY; among others. Recent group exhibitions include Met Breuer, New York; Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, Ashville, NC; Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC, traveled to National Academy Museum, New York, NY, American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington D.C., Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico, Neue Galerie Graz, Austria, and ZKM | Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany; The Geffen Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA; MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY; Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; New Museum, New York, NY; 39th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy; Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; and Documenta 5 and 6, Kassel, Germany, among others. Rockburne is currently the subject of a third significant survey exhibition at Dia: Beacon, Beacon, NY.
Rockburne’s work is represented in prominent private and public collections, including the Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL; National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada; Auckland City Art Museum, Auckland, New Zealand, Ludwig Museum, Aachen, Germany; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Centre Pompidou, Paris, France, among many others. Rockburne lives and works in New York City.