RoseLee Goldberg

RoseLee Goldberg


RoseLee Goldberg is an art historian, critic, and curator. She is the founder of PERFORMA, a new non-profit arts organization to support and present international performance work in the visual arts.

RoseLee Golberg’s book Performace Art from Futurism to the Present (Thames & Hudson, 1979) pioneered the study of performance art. A graduate of the Courtauld Institute of Art, she was director of the Royal College of Art Gallery in London and curator at The Kitchen in New York.

Ms. Goldberg is author of Performance: Live Art Since 1960 (Thames & Hudson, 2004) and Laurie Anderson (Harry N. Abrams, 2000), and is a frequent contributor to ArtForum and other magazines. In 2001, Goldberg originated and produced Logic of the Birds, by Shirin Neshat and Sussan Deyhim. RoseLee Goldberg has lectured extensively and has taught at New York University since 1987.