Libby Rothfeld
Image of an artwork by Libby Rothfeld of a shaped wooden panel with a very realistically rendered clock painted on the surface. This clock looks like an antique with a white face and very ornate woodwork.

Category 4, Amen Lover 1, (Quarter chiming triple fusee bracket clock with carved florets and gilded details by John Moore and Sons of Clerkenwell), 2021, wood, wood stain, oil paint, 26 ½ × 14 ¼ × 5 in.

Image of a solo exhibition by Libby Rothfeld showing a number of sculptures on the ground and a painting of a clock hanging on the rear wall.

Junker, 2021 (Installation view) Bureau, New York

Image of an artwork by Libby Rothfeld of two conjoined boxes, one taller than the other, with red blue and yellow paint on the exterior of the box. There is a dead Christmas tree in a circular cut out of the center of the box. The Christmas tree is embedded into what looks like a couch cushion with a plastic cover. There is graffiti scratched into the surface of the wooden box and bubblegum applied to it.

Whole Wide World (Grandpa Small), 2021, wood, acrylic paint, wood stain, cotton fabric, plastic, potted tree, gum, flagging, metal door hinge, 20 ½ × 51 × 42 ½ in.

Image of an artwork by Libby Rothfeld of a shaped wooden panel with a very realistically rendered clock painted on the surface. This clock looks like a traditional coo coo clock with weights dangling down on ropes from the clock's face.

Genesis News (South German polychrome iron wall clock with Kuhschwanz Pendel), 2021, wood, wood stain, oil paint, 46 × 14 × 5 in.

Image of an artwork by Libby Rothfeld of a cartoonishly rendered angel seated on the floor with wings and hands in a prayer like pose. The angel is sculpted from concrete.

If You Care, 2021, concrete, cardboard, lath, 30 × 37 × 37 ½ in.

Image of a solo exhibition by Libby Rothfeld showing a number of sculptures on the ground and two metal cylinders installed in the ceiling.

Junker, 2021 (Installation view) Bureau, New York

Image of an artwork by Libby Rothfeld of two conjoined boxes with yellow paint on the interior of the box. There is a dead Christmas tree in a circular cut out of the center of the box. The Christmas tree is embedded into what looks like a couch cushion with a plastic cover. There is graffiti scratched into the surface of the wooden box and bubblegum applied to it.

Whole Wide World (Grandpa), 2021, wood, acrylic paint, wood stain, cotton fabric, plastic, potted tree, gum, flagging, metal door hinge, 17 × 77 ¼ × 40 in.

Image of a solo exhibition by Libby Rothfeld showing an installation piece made of two metal drums installed into a drop ceiling. There are round windows on the drums showing a pair of sneakers inside each. Both drums rotate with the help of a hidden motor.

The Punisher's Collections, 2021, metal, sneakers, plastic, motor, polyurethane drum, wood, dimensions variable

Image of a solo exhibition by Libby Rothfeld showing a number of sculptures on the ground and a painting of a clock hanging on the rear wall with two metal drums protruding from the ceiling.

Junker, 2021 (Installation view) Bureau, New York

In a gallery space, a large abstract number 2 sculpture constructed out of flooring titles. The base of the sculpture contains two plastic bags and several salt and pepper shakers.

Who am I? Who am I! (#2), 2020 Laminate, tile, grout wood, plastic bag, plastic storage tub, salt shaker, pepper shaker, resin, spray bottle, ink jet print, plexi, foam koala 55 × 18 ¼ × 42 ½ in.

In a gallery space, a large abstract number 5 sculpture constructed out of flooring titles. The base of the sculpture contains two plastic bags and several salt and pepper shakers. There is a stack of post-it notes.
In a gallery space, a large abstract number 5 sculpture constructed out of flooring titles. The base of the sculpture contains two plastic bags and several salt and pepper shakers. There is a stack of post-it notes.

Felix’s Community (#5), 2020 Laminate, tile, grout, wood, plastic bags, post it notes, pencil,plastic tub, resin salt shakers, pepper shakers, hand sanitizer, face toner, ink jet print, plexi 45 ½ × 38 ½ × 43 ¼ in.

In a gallery space, three large paintings are hung on separate walls facing one another. The paintings are graphic and colorful. In the center of the room are two large numbers, "2" and "5", sculpted out of flooring tiles. The bases for the number sculptures contain numerous other small objects.

Beauty Can Be the Opposite of a Number, 2020 (Installation view) Bureau, New York

On a white wall, a wall hanging sculpture. The image containers a printed photograph of an interior courtroom. There is the text "Renee Altholz." An import description taken from a white wine label. At the bottom of the sculpture is base constructed out of granite floor tiles.

Label #6, 2019 Tile, wood, UV print on acrylic 26 × 30 × 2 ½ in.

On a white wall, a rectangular wall sculpture containing various images and texts appearing unrelated to each other. Text includes "Julie Porter Motomura." A Certified Gluten-Free sticker. An image of a football player in the middle of a game. The date "2010." At the bottom of the sculpture is a purple tile base.

Label #7, 2019 Tile, wood, UV print on acrylic 33 × 26 × 2 ½ in.

In a gallery space an abstract, architectural sculpture. The object contains a clothing rack housing several pale colored shirts in laundry bags. There is a floor title pattern on the base. Numerous empty water bottles surround the sculpture on the floor and are resting on top of the base.

Rack / System, 2017 Laminate, clothing, plastic, bags, hangers, water bottles, aluminum, pencil 58 × 61 × 16 in. 

On a white wall, a large abstract sculpture. The sculpture contains hand drawn images of a human hand. There is a yellow printed receipt on the left side. To the right is a printed image of sushi rolls. There is a water bottle inserted into the top left portion of sculpture.

Bulletin Board #1, 2017 Laminate, water bottle, UV plexi prints, charcoal, tape, paper, thumb tack 37 × 37.5 × 5 in.

In a gallery space, a sculpture rests in the center of the room. The object resembles an architectural structure with several pale colored shirts in dry cleaning bags draped over the top.

Chair / System, 2017 Laminate, clothing, plastic bags, hangers, water bottles 39 × 31.125 × 18.25 in.

In a gallery space are two floor sculptures. Both sculptures resemble architectural structures. There are numerous pieces of pale clothing housed within each object. Resting on top of both sculptures are numerous empty water bottles. There are two wall works with printed images on the surrounding walls. One of the images resembles a view of trees off a road. The other image shows a hand held out in front of chair. In the corner of the gallery hung high on the walls are four wall sculptures, one resembles a hat.

Noon and Afternoon, 2017 (Installation view) Bureau, New York

In a gallery space, a sculpture is hung in the center of a white wall. The sculpture contains a rectangular form with multiple images and texts that appear unrelated to one another. There is the text "WEIN DPENEW." "SINTO GRIGO." There is a repeating image of a historical portrait painting. There is the text "14.5&vol." At the bottom of the sculpture is a base constructed out of floor tiles.

Label #1, 2016 Tile, UV print on acrylic, inkjet print, paper, tape 33 × 25.5 × 2.5 inches

A sculpture hung on a white wall. The top of the sculpture contains multiple images and texts which appear unrelated to one another. There is the date "2011." "Chinon MATLESE." There is a printed image of a person holding a telephone with the text "SNEP" below, above the numbers "311-37-2170." There is a Surgeon General warning for alcohol. At the bottom of the sculpture is a base made out of floor titles with a cartoon face relief in profile.

Label #2, 2016 Tile, ceramic, UV print on acrylic, inkjet print, paper, tape 33 × 25.5 × 2.5 inches

In a gallery, a floor sculpture constructed out of several materials. The base of the sculpture is made out of floor tiles. On its side are multiple reliefs of heads. There are several shot glasses resting on the top of the base. There is a shopping basket full of potatoes. Inside the basket is a crown form containing another relief.

Option #2, 2016 Tile, tape, cement, porcelain, resin, potatoes, glassware, rock, basket 28 × 26.5 × 25 in.

In a gallery space, two wall sculptures are hung evenly spaced apart on a large white wall. They contain printed images on plastic. One the photographs is of an airport. The base of the sculpture resembles a row of bricks. On the floor is a sculpture constructed out of floor tile. Resting on top is a shopping basket full of potatoes.

AAa:Quien, 2017 (Installation view) Bureau, New York