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RoseLee Goldberg
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RoseLee Goldberg

RoseLee Goldberg is the founding Director and Curator of Performa, as well as an art historian, critic, and curator whose book Performance Art: From Futurism to the Present, first published in 1979, pioneered the study of performance art. Former Director of the Royal College of Art Gallery in London and Curator at The Kitchen in New York, she is also the author of Performance: Live Art Since 1960 (1998) and Laurie Anderson (2000), and is a frequent contributor to Artforum and other publications. In 2004, she founded Performa, a non-profit arts organization committed to the research, development and presentation of performance by visual artists from around the world, and launched New York’s first performance Biennial, Performa 05 (2005), followed by Performa 07 (2007), and Performa 09 (2009), and Performa 11 (2011). Since 1987, Goldberg has taught at New York University. She is the recipient of the Agnes Gund Curatorial Award (2010) and a Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters from the French Government (2006).