Martha Rosler is active/lives in New York, New Jersey / Germany. Martha Rosler is known for video, installation and performance art, photo collage, teaching.
Biography Martha Rosler
From Body Beautiful: Feminine Self-Representation 1970–2007
In March 2007 the exhibition "Wack! Art and the Feminist Revolution" opened at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. It as accompanied by an exhibition catalogue and dust jacket cover with a detail of Martha Rosler’s iconic photocollage of female naked bodies from Body Beautiful, or Beauty Knows No Pain: Hot House, or Harem, (1966-1972). It created a huge outburst of critical responses.
Summing up the plethora of critical reactions in different mass media – from the exhibition website’s online forum to art magazines and daily papers – art historian Richard Meyer noted that the debate over the Wack! cover has become a prime site of
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