Rachel Libeskind German / American, b. 1989

Rachel D. Libeskind, born in 1989 in Milan, Italy, was raised in Berlin, Germany before moving to the USA in 2003. She graduated with honours in Visual Studies from Harvard University in 2011. Libeskind has had solo shows in NYC, London, Rome and Milan and has participated in group shows in Italy, London, Paris and New York.

 

The artist completed two residencies at Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center in Long Island in 2012 and is the 2014 winner of the Arts Student’s League Fellowship to crate work at their studios in upstate NY.

 

Rachel Libeskind has quickly became known for an interdisciplinary approach to her practice which incorporates everything from canvas and collage to performance and installation. Drawing inspiration from themes both personal and public. Libeskind has created a body of work that intelligently marries historical and contemporary notions of identity, gender, re- appropriation and reproduction, creating a situation where social commentary and materiality go side by side. Her works are part of prestigious public and private collections around the world.