NO MAN’S LAND Audio Guide

Listen to the NO MAN’S LAND audio guide to learn more about the exhibition and selected works.

Explore NO MAN’S LAND: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection through in-depth discussions from some of the featured artists and collectors Don and Mera Rubell.

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FROM THE ARTISTS:


Amy Bessone, No. 329 (Edit), 2007; oil on canvas

Amy Bessone

No. 329 (Edit), 2007; oil on canvas
Born in New York City; lives and works in Los Angeles


Cecily Brown, Black Painting 4, 2003; oil on linen

Cecily Brown

Black Painting 4, 2003; oil on linen
Born in London; lives and works in New York City


Karin Davie, Oh Baby #1 and #2 (from the Sidewalk series), 1992; oil on canvas

Karin Davie

Oh Baby #1 and #2 (from the “Sidewalk” series), 1992; oil on canvas
Born in Toronto; lives and works in New York City and Seattle


Cristina Iglesias, Untitled, L-4, 1986; iron and concrete

Cristina Iglesias

Untitled, L-4, 1986; iron and concrete (pictured), and Untitled (M.M/9), 1988; zinc, copper, and concrete
Born in San Sebastián, Spain; lives and works in Madrid


Hayv Kahraman, Migrant. I, 2009; oil on panel

Hayv Kahraman

Migrant. I, 2009; oil on panel
Born in Baghdad, lives and works in San Francisco


Natasja Kensmil, Desperate Land, 2004; oil on linen

Natasja Kensmil

Desperate Land, 2004; oil on linen
Born in Amsterdam, lives and works in Amsterdam


Li Shurui, Inner Rainbow, 2011; acrylic on canvas

Li Shurui

Inner Rainbow, 2011; acrylic on canvas
Born in Chongqing, China; lives and works in Beijing


Li Shurui, I am not ready…, 2013; acrylic on canvas

Li Shurui

I am not ready…, 2013; acrylic on canvas
Born in Chongqing, China; lives and works in Beijing


Josephine Meckseper, American Leg, 2010; mannequin leg, hosiery, glass, and mirror

Josephine Meckseper

American Leg, 2010; mannequin leg, hosiery, glass, and mirror
Born in Lilienthal, West Germany; lives and works in New York City


Celia Paul, St. Brigid's Vision, 2014–2015; oil on canvas

Celia Paul

St. Brigid’s Vision, 2014–2015; oil on canvas
Born in Trivandrum, India; lives and works in London


Rozeal, Sacrifice #2: It Has to Last (after Yoshitoshi’s “Drowsy: the appearance of a harlot of the Meiji era”), 2007; enamel, acrylic, and paper on panel

Rozeal

Sacrifice #2: It Has to Last (after Yoshitoshi’s “Drowsy: the appearance of a harlot of the Meiji era”), 2007; enamel, acrylic, and paper on panel
Born in Washington, D.C.; lives and works in New York City


Jennifer Rubell, Lysa III, 2015; fiberglass, resin, steel

Jennifer Rubell

Lysa III, 2014; fiberglass, resin, and steel
Born in New York City; lives and works in New York City


Shinique Smith, Menagerie, 2007; mixed media on canvas

Shinique Smith

Menagerie, 2007; mixed media on canvas
Born in Baltimore, MD; lives and works in Brooklyn

Mickalene Thomas, Whatever You Want, 2004; acrylic, rhinestones, and enamel on wood panel

Mickalene Thomas

Whatever You Want, 2004; acrylic, rhinestones, and enamel on wood panel
Born in Camden, NJ; lives and works in Brooklyn


FROM THE COLLECTORS:


 Isa Genzken, Schauspieler, 2013, mannequin, wig, glasses, lacquer, felt pen, leather gloves, ceramic figurines, metal, and acrylic glass

Isa Genzken

Born in Bad Oldesloe, West Germany; lives and works in Berlin


Jennifer Guidi, Untitled (TRF #3 Black, White and Red), 2015; oil on linen

Jennifer Guidi

Born in Los Angeles; lives and works in Los Angeles


Yayoi Kusama, INFINITY NETS (H10), 2000; acrylic on canvas

Yayoi Kusama

Born in Matsumoto, Japan; lives and works in Tokyo


Li Shurui, I am not ready…, 2013; acrylic on canvas

Li Shurui

Born in Chongqing, China; lives and works in Beijing


Elizabeth Peyton, John Lydon, 1995; oil on board

Elizabeth Peyton

Born in Danbury, CT; lives and works in New York City


Dana Schutz, Lovers, 2003; oil on canvas

Dana Schutz

Born in Livonia, MI; lives and works in Brooklyn


Rosemarie Trockel, Untitled, 1990; wool

Rosemarie Trockel

Born in Schwerte, West Germany; lives and works in Cologne, Germany


Kaari Upson, Kiss 8, 2007; oil on panel

Kari Upson

Born in San Bernadino, CA; lives and works in Los Angeles


Anicka Yi, Life Serves Up The Occasional Pink Unicorn, 2013; tempura-fried flowers, resin, Plexiglas, stainless steel shelves, and chrome- plated dumbbells

Anicka Yi

Born in Seoul, South Korea; lives and works in New York City


National Museum of Women in the Arts