A report on Rose Art Museum

Artist Howardena Pindell at The Rose for the Feb 2019 opening of What Remains to Be Seen

Part of Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, US.

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Brandeis University

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Private research university in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Private research university in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Seal of the former Middlesex University
Usen Castle, a building on campus
Brandeis University sign
Rabb Graduate Center (1965, Benjamin Thompson)
Brandeis's admissions building at night
Chapels Pond
Farber Library at left (1984, Abramovitz, Harris, & Kingsland); Goldfarb Library at right (1959, Harrison & Abramovitz)
Robert Berks' statue of Louis Brandeis stands atop the outcropping in Fellows Garden, in the center of campus (1956).
The Volen Center for Complex Systems (1994, CannonDesign)
Landsman Research Facility (completed 2005, dedicated 2008), home to a superconducting magnet.
Aerial view of campus in Waltham, Massachusetts
Carl and Ruth Shapiro Campus Center (2002, Charles Rose Architects)
Carl J. Shapiro Science Center (2009, Payette)
The Rose Art Museum (1961, Harrison & Abramovitz)
Slosberg Music Center
Women's Studies Research Center
Undergraduate Admissions Center
Shapiro Campus Center
Roderick MacKinnon (BA, 1978) won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2003.
Edward Witten (BA, 1971) received a Fields Medal.
Leslie Lamport (PhD, 1972) is a Turing Award-winning computer scientist.
Robert Zimmer (BA, 1968) is a mathematician and president of the University of Chicago.
Thomas Friedman (BA, 1975) won the Pulitzer Prize three times.
Margo Jefferson (BA, 1970) won the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism.
V. Balakrishnan (physicist) (PhD, 1970) is an Indian theoretical physicist.
Angela Davis (BA, 1965) is an American political activist, philosopher, academic, and author.
Adam Cheyer (BA, 1988) is a co-founder of Siri and former director of engineering for the iPhone.
Christie Hefner (BA, 1974) is the former CEO of Playboy Enterprises.
Debra Messing (BA, 1990) is an Emmy Award-winning actress.
David Kertzer (PhD 1974) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian (2014).
Mitch Albom (BA) is a best-selling author known for writing Tuesdays with Morrie and The Five People You Meet in Heaven
Sidney Blumenthal (BA, 1969) is a journalist and political operative known for his association with President Clinton.
Guy Raz (BA, 1996) is a radio host for NPR.
Abbie Hoffman (BA, 1959) was a co-founder of the Youth International Party and one of the Chicago Seven.
Daniel B. Shapiro (BA, 1991) was the United States Ambassador to Israel under Barack Obama.
Jeffrey C. Hall, Professor Emeritus of Biology won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2017.
Michael Rosbash, Peter Gruber Chair in Neuroscience won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2017
Robert Reich, the United States Secretary of Labor, taught at Brandeis.
Anita Hill, an American lawyer, academic, and public figure, teaches at Brandeis.
John B. Anderson, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives and Presidential Candidate in the election of 1980, taught at Brandeis.
Frank Bidart, is a poet who has received the Pulitzer Prize as well as the National Book Award twice.
Pauli Murray was a civil rights activist and lawyer who taught at Brandeis.
Eleanor Roosevelt was the longest-serving First Lady of the United States as the wife of Franklin D. Roosevelt, the first U.S. delegate to the United Nations, and an advocate for women's rights and civil rights for African Americans.
Leonard Bernstein, acclaimed American composer and conductor, faculty member 1951 to 1956, and early supporter of the university<ref>{{cite web |title=Leonard Bernstein, Music Faculty Member |url=https://www.brandeis.edu/music/bernstein-at-brandeis.html |website=Brandeis University Music Department |publisher=Brandeis University |access-date=28 July 2021}}</ref>

Established in 1961, the Rose Art Museum is a museum dedicated to 20th- and 21st-century art.

Waltham, Massachusetts

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City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, and was an early center for the labor movement as well as a major contributor to the American Industrial Revolution.

City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, and was an early center for the labor movement as well as a major contributor to the American Industrial Revolution.

Boston Manufacturing Company
Waltham, 1793
Map of Waltham, 1877
The Charles River in Waltham
Age Distribution
Waltham Supermarket on Main Street, established in 1936, was a large historic grocery store that closed in the 1990s. The building continues to be a supermarket, occupied subsequently by Shaw's, then Victory, and now Hannaford.
Brandeis University
Deena (Drossin) Kastor

1961 – Rose Art Museum founded at Brandeis University.

Socony–Mobil Building, New York City, 1956

Harrison & Abramovitz

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American architectural firm based in New York and active from 1941 through 1976.

American architectural firm based in New York and active from 1941 through 1976.

Socony–Mobil Building, New York City, 1956
Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York, 1951 This picture is of the current Museum, not the 1951 museum.
CIA Original Headquarters Building at Langley, Virginia, 1961
Philharmonic Hall, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, 1962
Assembly Hall, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, 1963
Spingold Theater Center, Brandeis University, 1965
Main Place Tower, Buffalo, New York, 1969

Several projects for Brandeis University, including the general Master Plan (1950s), Three Chapels (1955), Slosberg Music Center (1957), Pearlman Hall (1957), Goldfarb Library (1959), Wien Faculty Center (1959), Rose Art Museum (1961), Rapaporte Treasure Hall (1965), Spingold Theater (1965), and Sachar International Center

Sam Hunter

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American historian of modern art.

American historian of modern art.

He was an author, an Emeritus professor of art history at Princeton University, director of the Jewish Museum, founding director of the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, Director of The Poses Institute of Fine Arts, acting director of the Minneapolis Institute of Art, and a visiting professor at the Clark Art Institute at Williams College, Harvard University and various other institutions of higher learning.

Dana Schutz, Shoe, 2002, Oil on canvas, 16 x 20 inches

Dana Schutz

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American artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

American artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

Dana Schutz, Shoe, 2002, Oil on canvas, 16 x 20 inches

Solo museum exhibitions include SITE Santa Fe in 2005, the Rose Art Museum in 2006 (a show which later traveled to the Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland), Douglas Hyde Gallery in Dublin, Ireland in 2010, the Museo d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto in Rovereto, Italy in 2010, the Neuberger Museum in Purchase, New York (which traveled to the Miami Art Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver the next year ), the UK's Hepworth Wakefield in 2013, the Kestnergesellschaft in Hannover, Germany in 2014, at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston in 2017, and Eating Atom Bombs at the Transformer Station, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio in 2018.

Frederick M. Lawrence

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American lawyer, civil rights scholar and 10th Secretary and CEO of the Phi Beta Kappa Society, the nation's first and most prestigious honor society, founded in 1776.

American lawyer, civil rights scholar and 10th Secretary and CEO of the Phi Beta Kappa Society, the nation's first and most prestigious honor society, founded in 1776.

Lawrence's signature achievement upon arriving at Brandeis was to secure the Rose Art Museum, hiring its director Christopher Bedford and rebuilding its Board of Overseers.

Michael Rush (museum director)

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American ordained priest, actor, and art museum director.

American ordained priest, actor, and art museum director.

In 2006, Rush was appointed the Henry and Lois Foster Director of the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Bradford in 2016

Mark Bradford

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American visual artist.

American visual artist.

Bradford in 2016

In 2014, Bradford presented The King's Mirror, a 100-feet-long mural which consisted of 300 individual works mounted on plywood each measuring 22 by 28 inches and which remained in situ at the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University for a year.

Luis Croquer

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American museum and gallery curator.

American museum and gallery curator.

In 2012, he was appointed Deputy Director of Art and Education at the Henry Art Gallery in Seattle and in 2017 was named the Henry and Lois Foster Director of the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University.

Chris Burden

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American artist working in performance, sculpture and installation art.

American artist working in performance, sculpture and installation art.

Still from TV Hijack, February 9, 1972, Channel 3 Cablevision, Irvine, California
Urban Light (2008) by Chris Burden

Light of Reason was commissioned by Brandeis University in 2014 and stands outside the Rose Art Museum on campus.