Janine Antoni

Visiting Artists & Designers


Janine Antoni

Janine Antoni was born on January 19, 1964 in Freeport, Bahamas. She received her BA in 1986 from Sarah Lawrence College and her MFA from Rhode Island School of Design in 1989. She has received awards from the MacArthur, Joan Mitchell and Larry Aldrich Foundations. Antoni has exhibited extensively in the United States and abroad at venues including Luhring Augustine Gallery, The Wadsworth Athenaeum, The Irish Museum of Modern Art, The Reina Sofia, The Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Museum of Modern Art, and the Stockholm Konsthall. Her work was included in the 1993 Venice Biennial, the 1993 Whitney Biennial, the 1995 Johannesburg Biennial, the 1997 Istanbul Biennial, the 2000 Kwangju Biennial in Korea, and SITE Santa Fe in 2002. A monograph on her work was published in 2000.

Most recently, in 2008, she has exhibited work in NeoHooDoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, and premiered her new video and sculptural installation 'Tear' at the inaugural Prospect.1 Biennial in New Orleans.

Janine Antoni's artwork engages the viewer on a profoundly physical level. Her own body is present in relationship to extreme processes and unusual material. Her sculptures, photos, videos and installations vary greatly in form but consistently challenges the viewer to contemplate what we experience as the human condition.

Janine Antoni lives in New York and is represented by Luhring Augustine Gallery