Roee Rosen

– take the risk –

The Blind Merchant (1989/1991) by Roee RosenTHAT'S CONTEMPORARY

Roee Rosen is an artist, film director and writer.

 A man of extraordinary culture, he makes masterly use of intellectual provocation in his work, in part by assuming morally ambiguous positions and paradoxical points of view.

Justine Frank - The Stained Portfolio #42 (1927-28) (1998/2001) by Roee RosenTHAT'S CONTEMPORARY

Sexuality intertwined with politics, the question of Israel and an attentive observation of historical and social dynamics pervade his work, which is infused with irony and a vitriolic criticality.

Vladimir’s Night by Maxim Komar-Myshkin (2012) by Roee RosenTHAT'S CONTEMPORARY

The heart of Roee Rosen’s action lies in way he mixes visual art, literature and cinema to produce complex narrations somewhere between reality and make-believe, risky and provocative mystifications.

The Dust Channel (2016) by Roee RosenTHAT'S CONTEMPORARY

The Death of Cattelan (2011) by Roee RosenTHAT'S CONTEMPORARY

Roee Rosen was born in Rehovot, Israel, in 1963. He lives and works in Israel.

Dzerzhinsky’s Sermon on the Mount (Big Felt) (2017) by Roee RosenTHAT'S CONTEMPORARY

Selected exhibitions: 2018 Histoires dans la pénombre, Centre Pompidou, Parigi; What Is Enlightenment? The Museum of Modern Art, Varsavia; Vos désirs sont les nôtre, Le Friche, Marsiglia; 2017 The Dust Channel, Riccardo Crespi Gallery, Milano; Documenta 14, Benaki Museum, Athene, Grecia; Documenta 14, Palais Bellevue and GrimmWelt, Kassel, Germania; 2016 Art School, Hamidrasha Faculty of Art at Seventy, Helena Rubinstein Pavilion for Contemporary Art, The Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel-Aviv, Israele; Transmediale, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlino; Evil clowns_reloaded, Kunstpalais, Erlangen, Germania; Roee Rosen a one person exhibition , Edith-Russ+Haus fur medienkunst, Oldenburg, Germania; 2015 Painting Now, Galleria Riccardo Crespi, Milano; Roee Rosen in Trends, The Sixth Moscow Biennial, Gogol House, Mosca; A Guided Journey Inside My Grave, Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv; Gender in Art, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Cracovia 2014 Pasta alla Putinesca, Galleria Riccardo Crespi, Milano; Roee Rosen and Pavel Sterec, FUTURA, Praga; Secular Judaism, Naum Gutman Museum, Tel Aviv; 2013 Le Pont, [mac], Marsiglia; The Book Lovers, The Elizabeth Foundation Project Space, New York, USA; Possessions, Unge Kunstneres Samfund, Oslo; The Confession, National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Mosca 2012 Roee Rosen, Vile Evil Veil, Iniva Institute of International Visual Arts, Londra; Taipei Biennial, Taiwan; Animism, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlino; Transmediale, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlino;

Eagle to Dove (Live and Die as Eva Braun series) (1995) by Roee RosenTHAT'S CONTEMPORARY

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This virtual exhibition was brought together with Riccardo Crespi gallery on the occasion of the Exhibition “Painting Now” visitable from the 21.09.18 to the 10.11.18.
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