Rosemarie Trockel | the artist
The artist Rosemarie Trockel
Born 1952, Schwerte, Germany.
Lives and works in Cologne, .
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For this exhibition, Trockel installed a new suite of video projections connected by cantilevered aluminum walls that are suffused with warm ambient light. In this installation, Trockel’s continuing interest in the multifarious meanings of spleen is filtered through the feminist perspective at the heart of her practice.
An art scene that has been largely male-dominated, even into the 1980s, spurs Rosemarie Trockel to dissent. She persistently formulates counterpositions in which she confronts the male artist-genius with feminine roles and subject matter. The various groups of works reflect her standpoint within a decidedly feminine artistic realm and are unstinting in their fundamental critique of the prevailing art system…
Works in the MOMA collection
Walker Art collection