Arlene Rush

Premiere DateJan 31, 2017
00:00 Introduction
00:36 Arlene Rush
01:04 Nuclear Bomb Cherry Glazerr
04:45 Chelsea in the 1970s
13:14 Evidence of Being
21:00 Rush for President
26:51 Twins
40:18 Election Work
44:00 Modern Life (Electrified) Jeen
47:05 Finish

Arlene Rush is a New York based conceptual artist whose diverse work deals with issues of gender, identity, and socio economic issues and politics. Her work asks viewers to look at the balance and place and meaning of what is occurring in our contemporary world.

Rush for President 2008, Installation performance piece. Derrick curator/gallery director, photo 27 ½” h x 24” w, plexi donation box with money & sign reading “Campaign Donations Goes To The Kadampa World Peace Temple”, glass bowl filled with campaign buttons reading “Rush For President” and Betsy Ross American flag 66”h x 42”w x 18”d

Twins II 2000. Digital Print, 30 in x 40 in.

Twins IV 2002. Digital Print, 30 in x 40 in.

Twins Slumber Party 2003.Digital Print, 11 in x 13 in.

Twins Cameo III, Digital print, frame, museum plexi, 50 in x 33 in.

Reject, 2016-Present. Interactive/multidisciplinary installation, shredder, imitation gold leaf, glass, shredded rejection letters, rejection letters, metal, plastic, wood, and polyurethane.

Rebirth, 2016

Rejection, Reject, Re…, 2014-2016. Installation.

Andre Emmerich, 1989 (from Rejection, Reject, Re…, series)

Art In General, 1992 (from Rejection, Reject, Re…, series)


Rebirth, 2016.

Kimberly Ruth is a New York based multi-media artist. Her work explores the failures and inconsistencies of language, especially in the digital age. Through text, photography, video and performance, she works to…