Jennifer Rubell

Born in 1970
Lives and works in New York City, USA


Culinary Institute of America, USA

B.A. Fine Arts cum laude, Harvard University, Boston, USA

Exhibitions and Projects (selected)

Housewife, Sargent's Daughters, New York, USA
Rose Art Museum, Waltham, Mass, USA
MAC, Santiago, Chile
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London
BQ, Berlin
Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen

Jennifer Rubell, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Performance piece So Sorry for Power Ball XVII: Appetite for Excess, Power Plant, Toronto, Canada

Brad Jones (Brandi Twilley and Jennifer Rubell) - Diptychs, Sargent's Daughters Gallery, New York, USA (catalogue)
FECUNDITAS, a special commission for Performa, New York, USA

Jew York, Zach Feuer Gallery and Untitled Galleries, New York, USA
FREE, SCAD Museum of Art, Georgia, USA

Incubation, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA
Made in Texas, East Gallery of Dallas Contemporary, Texas, USA
Landscapes (a site specific exhibition), Fondation Beyeler Summer Night's Gala, Basel, Switzerland
Nutcrackers (one night performance event), Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, USA
Engagement, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

Just Right, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA
Padded Cell, Performa, The Red Party, New York, USA
Old-Fashioned, LA County Museum of Art, California, USA
The de Pury Diptych, Saatchi Gallery, London, England
Courage, Courage Forum, Industria Studios, New York, USA
Icons, Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, USA

Old-Fashioned, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA
Creation, Performa, New York, USA
Reconciliation, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C., USA

American Morning, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA

Drive Thru, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA

Backyard Readymade, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA

Group Exhibitions

No Man's Land, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C., USA
High Anxiety, Rubell family Collection, Miami, USA

No Man's Land, Rubell family Collection, Miami, USA
Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

Awards and Residencies

Women in the Arts, Brooklyn Museum, New York, USA

Bibliography (selected)

20 Years, essays by Stephen Friedman and Sarah Thornton, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England (catalogue)
Khan, Tabish, Hold A Baby, Eat An Egg And Get Naked: Art At Its Most Engaging, Londonist, 14 September
Smith, Isabella, Jennifer Rubell: Not Alone, at Stephen Friedman Gallery, Candid Magazine, 8 September
Frizzell, Nell, All about my mother: the most Freudian exhibition ever, The Guardian, 3 September
Coomer, Martin, The neighked truth, Time Out, September
Martinez, Alanna, Jennifer Rubell to Offer Visitors a Chance to Get Nude With Her (and a Horse) for Art, Observer, 24 August

Rosenfeld, Austen, Food Artist Jennifer Rubell Honors Women With a Sacrificial Feast, Style, 5 November
Guiducci, Mark, Performa Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary with a Jennifer Rubell Renaissance Feast, Vogue, 5 November
Mahaney, Alexander, Not Another Nude: Jennifer Rubell and Brandi Twilley Take on The Male Gaze, ArtNews, 28 October
Munro, Cait, Jennifer Rubell and Brandi Twilley on Why Everyone Should Have A Nude Portrait, Artnet, 27 October
Martinez, Alanna, ‘Who is Brad Jones?' Jennifer Rubell and Brandi Twiley Talk About Their Collaboration, New York Observer, 16 October

Hobbs, Julia, Portrait Of An Artist, Vogue UK Blogs, 18 October
Womb with a view, The Art Newspaper, 17 October

Jennifer Rubell: An Artist Who Uses Food as Her Canvas - video,
Ferro, Shane and Benjamin Sutton, Jennifer Rubell Made a Nutcracker in the Shape of a Naked Woman, Art Info, 3 May

Buck, Louisa, London Diary: A Very Royal Engagement, The Art Newspaper, No. 222, March
Kiss me Kate, The Observer, 27 February
Bompas, Sam, No Invitation to the Royal Wedding? A New Exhibition Will Console You, The Telegraph, 22 February
Naveri, Farah, Wax Prince William Swaps Kate for Punky N.Y. Artist Rubell at London Show, Bloomberg, 21 February
Wade, Judy, William and Kate's Wedding is an Inspiration to the Art World, Hello, 21 February
Jones, Jocasta, Social Whirl, The Independent Magazine, 19 February
Milliard, Coline, Putting Prince William on a Pedestal: A Q&A with Jennifer Rubell on her Royal Wedding Art, 15 February
Crow, Kelly, At a Gallery, Marrying into Royalty, The Wall Street Journal, 12 February
Butt, Alex, More Royal Wedding News, Grazia, 11 February
Peskoe, Ashely, Pose for a Picture with ‘Prince William', abc News, 10 February
Saner, Emine, What's it like to Marry a Prince? Try it out! , The Guardian, 9 February
A Chance of Royal Romance with the Prince of Wax, The Times, 8 February
Now you too can be Prince William's fiancée,, 8 February
Pictures of the Day, Telegraph, 8 February
The Tabloid Assessment of Jennifer Rubell, Art Review, 8 February
Verlobung mit Wachs-William, Grazia, 8 February
Waxwork Offers Chance to be Kate for a Day, Mail Online, 8 February
Gloger, Dana, Royal Wedding: Kate Middleton's ‘Bagged the Big One', Daily Express, 8 February
Hewage, Tim, Artist Creates Model Prince for Everyone, Sky, 8 February
Kelly, Tara, Queen for a Day: Life-Sized Wax Prince William Lets Admirers Play Kate, Time, 8 February
Lawless, Jill, Artists Take Inspiration from Royal Wedding,, 8 February
Lee, Rita, Prince William Wax Figure Unveiled, MSN, 8 February
Martin, Cindy, Now you too can be Prince William's Fiancée, Canada, 8 February
McCorquodale, Amanda, Jennfier Rubell Pretends to be Kate Middleton in Prince William's Royal Wedding, Miami New Times, 8 February
McGuiness, Ross, Wills is the Model Man for Me, Metro, 8 February
Michael, Apphia, ‘Engagement' by Jennifer Rubell, Wallpaper, 8 February
Murphy, Victoria, Why the Long Face, William? , Daily Mirror, 8 February
Wolff, Rachel, How to Marry Prince William, The Daily Beast, 8 February
Day in Pictures, BBC News, 7 February
Prince William Statue Allows Royal Fans to pose as Would-be Kate Middletons, Daily Mirror, 7 February
Royal Wedding Fever, Reuters, 7 February
Sculptures and Installations by Jennifer Rubell, Wallpaper, 7 February
Wills you Say Cheese Please? The Sun, 7 February
India Times, 7 February
Arsenault, Bridget, Royal Wedding Watch: Prince William Now an Interactive Wax Figurine, Vanity Fair, 7 February
Ghys, Clement, Toi aussi, epouse le Prince William, Liberation, 7 February
Oldenburg, Ann, Stand in Kate Middleton's Shoes with Wax Prince William, USA Today, 7 February
Nikkah, Roya, The Art Work that invites you to step into Kate Middleton's Shoes, The Telegraph, 6 February
Wullschlager, Jackie, Jennifer Rubell, The Financial Times, 5- 6 February
Davenport, Justin, Chance to Pose with Hair to the Throne, London Evening Standard, 4 February
Artist Creates William Waxwork, The Press Association, 28 January
Jones, Alice, The Diary, The Independent, 28 January
Lodge, Elspeth, Royal Recap: It's a Good Week to be Kate Middleton, National Post, 28 January
Swash, Rosie, The Art's Diary, The Guardian, 26 January
Jennifer Rubell Creates Massive Artistic Installations With Food, E-Junkie, 15 January
Jennifer Rubell - An Artist who uses Food as her Canvas, Gestalten, 3 January

Cisternino, Alessia, Jennifer Rubell: rompiendo las barreras del arte a través de la comida, 21 December
Houdek, Alesh, Art Basel: The Week Miami Becomes the Center of the Art World, The Atlantic, 6 December
Berrie, Nicole, Through the Rabbit Hole - Jennifer Rubell's "Just Right" Exhibit, The Huffington Post, 4 December
Jackson, Pierce, Neither Too Hot, Nor Too Cold, Jennifer Rubell Walks Us Through Her "Just Right" Installation, Paper, 3 December
Jennifer Rubell: Just Right. Interactive Food Installation,, 3 December
Velasco, David, Rubell de Jour, Art Forum, 2 December
Linn, John, The Most Artistic Meal of the Day, Esquire, 2 December
Burch, Audra D.S., Jennifer Rubell's `Just Right' a nod to Goldilocks, Miami Herald, 2 December
Art Basel Miami: Jennifer Rubell, Nowness, 2 December
Sargalski, Trina, Jennifer Rubell Seen Eating... Plain Oatmeal Before Her Art Basel Opening This Morning, Miami New Times, 1 December
Carlisle, Carrie, V.F.'s Guide to Art Basel: Jennifer Rubell, Vanity Fair, 30 November
Cericola, Lisa, Performa's Russian-Inspired Red Party Has Custom Stage, Cotton Candy Cell, BizBash, 9 November
Guests Picked Dessert Right off the Walls at Performa's Red Party, Guest of a Guest, 8 November
Prevor, Jim, When In New York... Meet The Vegetable Butcher At Mario Batali's Eataly, The Perishable Pundit, 5 November
Westcott, James, Cuisine Art, enRoute, 30 October
Wheelock, Katherine, 40 Big Food Thinkers 40 and Under, Food and Wine, 12 October
Pignatelli, Bendetta, Eataly in Manhattan, Vogue Italia, 30 September
Yellin, Jessica, A New Breed of Butcher touts "Vegetable Stimulus", CNN, 29 September
Rothbaum, Rebecca, The Vegetable Butcher - Food from the Edge, Slash Food, 28 September
Cohen, Stefanie, Food Factory Girl, New York Post, 19 September
Wachob, Colleen, Q & A with Jennifer Rubell: Cookbook Author, Food Artist, Vegetable Butcher, Mind Body Green, 14 September
No Eataly de NY, uma açougueira de legumes, Estadao, 2 September
Eataly, Love, Yum, Daily Candy, 30 August
Jennifer Rubell, Art on Air, 20 August
Patronite, Rob and Raisfield, Robin, Eataly's Vegetable Butcher Revealed, New York Magazine, 18 August
Rubell, Jennifer, A Fantasia in Food, London Evening Standard, 13 August
Jennifer Rubell: Deconstructing the Dinner Party, Luxury Culture, 22 July
Nicole, Brigitte, Inside the Art Institution: Jennifer Rubell's Edible Projects, Opening Ceremony, 5 July
Maneker, Marion, Simon de Pury's Wedding Feast, Art Market Monitor, 28 June
Wilhide, Jenny, The Arty Wedding Party, London Evening Standard, 28 June
O'Connell, Michael, News Archive for Brooklyn Ball, Bizbash, 27 April
Heyman, Marshall, In Brooklyn, Delicious Art, WSJ, 26 April
Chandler, Rachel, Food for Thought: The Edible Installations at the 2010 Brooklyn Ball, Vogue, 26 April
Douglas, Sarah and M. Goldstein, Andrew, A Tale of Two Galas: Bashing Warhol in Brooklyn, Going Brazilian for the New Museum, Artinfo, 26 April
Hartman, Darrell, Movable Feast,, 25 April
KT, Jennifer Rubell : Icons @ The Brooklyn,, 24 April
Strand, Oliver, Fete Accompli | Food and Fashion at the Brooklyn Museum, The New York Times T Magazine Blog, 23 April
Krader, Kate, Highlights of Brooklyn Ball 2010, Food and Wine, 23 April
Robb, Adam, High Style at the Brooklyn Museum, Part 1 [food art], Eat Me Daily, 23 April
Robb, Adam, High Style at the Brooklyn Museum, Part 2 [food art], Eat Me Daily, 23 April
Jennifer Rubell's Brooklyn Museum Gala, New York Magazine Video, 23 April
Brooklyn Museum: Warhol Pinata by Jennifer Rubell, Creativity Online, 21 April
Kazakina, Katya, Bash Warhol's Pinata Head for Dessert at Brooklyn Museum Gala,, 21 April
Carlson, Jen, Brooklyn Museum Unveils Andy Warhol Piñata, Gothamist, 15 April
Weiner, David, Don't Knock It, Giant Andy Warhol Pinata Comes To Brooklyn Museum, The Huffington Post, 15 April
In the Future, Everyone Will Be a Piñata for 15 Minutes, The New York Times ArtsBeat, 15 April
Interview with Jennifer Rubell / Part 1/2,, 14 April
Interview with Jennifer Rubell / Part 2/2,, 15 April
Esaak, Shelley, Q: What's In a Giant Andy Warhol Piñata?,, 15 April
Andy gets a big head in Brooklyn, The Art Newspaper, 15 April
STAFF, Tracking Warhol: The Brooklyn Museum Gala, Interview Magazine, 15 April
Keith, Kelsey, Party Idea Hall of Fame: Giant Andy Warhol Head, Flavorwire, 15 April

Widdicombe, Lizzie, Forbidden Fruit, The New Yorker, 26 October
Yablonsky, Linda, Performa 09 | Food for Thought, The Moment/New York Times, 2 November
Walleston, Aimee, Jennifer Rubell for Performa 09, Art in America, 2 November
Smith, Roberta, Performa 09: In the Beginning, an Old Testament Feast, The New York Times ArtsBeat, 2 November
Saltz, Jerry, All New York's a Stage, New York Magazine, 15 November
La Rocco, Claudia, Food for Thought, Artforum, 5 November
Jauretsi, Jennifer Rubell's Dinner Party, Starworks, 4 November
Russeth, Andrew, Jennifer Rubell Creation, For Performa 09 at X, 16 Miles, 2 November