Miguel Rothschild was born in 1963 in Buenos Aires.
From 1982-1987 he studied at the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes in Buenos Aires.
Between 1991 and 1994 he studied at the Hochschule der Künste, Berlin and graduated with a master of arts.
Miguel Rothschild lives and works in Buenos Aires, RA and Berlin, Germany.

Grants and Awards

  • 2010

    Invited as guest at the artist residence Villa Aurora, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2008

    Artist in residence at Civitella Ranieri Center, Italy. Grant from the Civitella Ranieri Foundation, New York
    Grant of the Stiftung Kunstfonds, Germany

  • 2007

    Artist in residence at Künstlerhaus Schloss Wiepersdorf, grant from the Department for Economy, Research and Culture of the State of Brandenburg, Germany

  • 2005

    Rosa de Luxe, Monument for Rosa Luxemburg, 2nd prize (with Maria Cecilia Barbetta), Senate for Science and Culture, Berlin, Germany

  • 2003

    Grant from the Senate for Science and Culture, Berlin, Germany

  • 2001

    Grant from the Kulturfond Foundation, Germany

  • 2000

    Karl Hofer Prize, Prize for Art and Science from the University of Arts, Berlin, Germany

  • 1998

    Artist in Residence at Künstlerhaus Schloss Plüschow, grant from the State of Mecklenburg, Germany

  • 1997

    Grant from the Kulturfond Foundation, Germany

  • 1996

    Prize of the Karl-Hofer-Gesellschaft, Atelierpreis 1996, Berlin, Germany

  • 1995

    Studio Grant of the Karl-Hofer-Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany
    Artist in residence at Künstlerhaus Schloss Wiepersdorf, grant from the Kulturfond Foundation, Germany

Solo Shows

  • 2016

    Contre vents et marées, Bendana-Pinel Art Contemporain, Paris, France
    Cuarenta dias y cuarenta noches, Galería Ruth Benzacar, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • 2014

    Buenos Aires, Galerie Kuckei + Kuckei, Berlin

  • 2012

    Images de la Mélancolie, Bendana-Pinel Art Contemporain, Paris, France
    Happy Believers, Galerie Kuckei + Kuckei, Berlin
    Felices los que creen sin haber visto, Galería Ruth Benzacar, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • 2010

    Als der Himmel Sterne sah, Franke-von Oppen, Berlin, Germany

  • 2009

    The Messiah Fights Back, Langage Plus, Montreal, Canada
    The Messiah Fights Back, Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover, Germany

  • 2008

    33 traurige Tragödien, Kunstraum Potsdam, Germany
    Le ciel qui a vu des etoiles, Bendana-Pinel Art Contemporain, Paris, France
    Con penas ni gloria, Galería Ruth Benzacar, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Miguel Rothschild plays Miguel Rothschild. Two tragic movies, 5533, Istanbul, Turkey

  • 2006

    New works and some special offers, Galerie Barnoud, Dijon, France

  • 2005

    Celestial, Galería Ruth Benzacar, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • 2004

    Centre Régional d´Art Contemporain, Montbéliard, France
    Paradis, Musée de la Chartreuse, Douai, France
    Himmlisch, Galerie Hengevoss Dürkop, Hamburg, Germany

  • 2002

    Mirta Demare, Ruimte voor actuele kunst, Rotterdam, Netherlands

  • 2001

    Lágrimas asesinas, Galería Ruth Benzacar, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Exhibition Karl Hofer Prize, Medienhaus der Hdk, Berlin, Germany

  • 2000

    Killer Tears, Museumsakademie Berlin, Germany
    Foto/Graphik Galerie, Käthe Kollwitz, Berlin, Germany
    Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Killer Tears, Galerie Hengevoss und Jensen, Hamburg, Germany

  • 1998

    Projekt Paradies, Ideen shop/Wollantik, Berlin, Germany
    If you leave me, could you let me go with you?, Galerie Sandmann und Haak, Hanover,, Germany
    Galerie Jorge Alyskewycz (in cooperation with Jorge Macchi), Paris, France

  • 1997

    Die Tränen, die sind vergebens, Westwerk, Hamburg, Germany

Group Shows

  • 2017

    Evidences du réel, Musée d´art de Pully

  • 2016

    Passion – Fan Behavior and art, Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel, Germany
    Passion – Fan Behavior and art, Ludwig Múzeum Budapest, Hungary
    Collection Géotec, La Conciergerie Art Contemporain, La Motte-Servolex, France
    Northbound / Southbound, Bendana-Pinel Art , Bendana-Pinel Art Contemporain, Paris, France

  • 2015

    Passion – Fan Behavior and art, Kunsthaus Nürnberg, Germany
    Passion – Fan Behavior and art, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
    Blue Moon. Licht als Atmosphere, Kunsthalle HGN, Duderstadt, Germany
    Apokalypse, Rohkunstbau-exhibition, Schloß Roskow, Germany

  • 2014

    Ecrin, LAC&S, Limoges / F
    Bendana-Pinel Art Contemporain c/o Galleri Charlotte Lund, Galleri Charlotte Lund, Stockholm, Sweden

  • 2013

    1825 days, Bendana-Pinel Art Contemporain, Paris, France
    Art & Entreprise#1, Collection Géotec, Quetigny, France

  • 2012

    Religion und Riten, DZ Bank Kunstsammlung, Frankfurt, Germany
    Dot.System. From Pointillism to Pixelation, Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Palabras, imágenes y otros textos, Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Examples to follow! Expeditions in aesthetics and sustainability, Premchand Roychand Gallery, Mumbai, India

  • 2011

    How German is it? 30 Artists Notion of Home, Jüdisches Museum Berlin, Germany
    Art of the 90s in Malba Collection. Works 1989 -2010, Malba – Fundación Costantini, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Examples to follow! Expeditions in aesthetics and sustainability, Virginia Haus / Überseequartier / Hafencity, Hamburg, Germany
    Examples to follow! Expeditions in aesthetics and sustainability, Schwankhalle and Wasserturm, Bremen, Germany
    Examples to follow! Expeditions in aesthetics and sustainability, Bauhaus Dessau, Germany
    Examples to follow! Expeditions in aesthetics and sustainability, Kunstverein Pfaffenhofen, Kunstverein Ingolstadt and Städtische Galerie Neuburg a.d. Donau, Germany
    Examples to follow! Expeditions in aesthetics and sustainability, Westwendischer Kunstverein, Gartow, Germany
    Adquisiciones, donaciones y comodatos, Malba – Fundación Costantini, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • 2010

    Transatlantic Impulses, Akademie der Künste Hanseatenweg, Berlin / D
    Ich Wicht, Kunstraum Potsdam, Germany
    Realidad y Utopía, 200 Years of Argentine Art, A Vision from the Present, Akademie der Künste am Brandenburger Tor, Berlin, Germany
    Examples to follow! Expeditions in aesthetics and sustainability, Uferhallen, Berlin, Germany
    Aasan, Ekici, Rothschild. Projects, Fraunhofer-Institut, Potsdam, Germany
    Berlin Transfer, Berlinische Galerie, State Museum of Modern Art, Photography and Architecture, Berlin, Germany

  • 2009

    Maquinas de mirar, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Sevilla, Spain
    Visual Tactics, Mücsarnok Kunsthalle, Budapest, Hungary
    Zeigen. An Audio Tour through Berlin by Karin Sander, Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin, Germany
    En découdre, Fondation Ecureuil, Toulouse, France
    365 days, Bendana-Pinel Art Contemporain, Paris, France

  • 2008

    Blickmaschinen, Museum of Contemporary Art Siegen, Germany
    Unsterblich! Der Kult des Künstlers, State Museums of Berlin, Kulturforum Berlin, Germany
    Glück. Welches Glück, Deutsches Hygiene Museum Dresden, Germany
    Manipulate, Roxy Event Platformu, Istanbul, Turkey
    Subtil Textil, Galerie des galeries aux Galeries Lafayette, Paris, France

  • 2007

    ABC der Bilder, Pergamon Museum, Berlin, Germany
    Body Media, International Interactive Art Exhibition, O Art Center, Shanghai, China
    Neue Heimat – Berlin Contemporary, Berlinische Galerie, State Museum of Modern Art, Photography and Architecture, Berlin, Germany
    Look@me!, KunstQuartier 2007, Berlin, Germany
    Reunião, Baginski galería, Lisbon, Portugal

  • 2006

    Association ART-CADE – Galerie des Grands Bains Douches de la Plaine, Marseille, France
    Arquivar Tormentas, Colections ARCO and CGAC, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    The Flip Book Show, Fotomuseum Provincie Antwerpen, Belgium
    Anstoss Berlin, Kunst macht Welt, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany
    Happy Believers, 7. Werkleitz Biennial, Halle, Germany
    Urban Appearances, Video Parcour in the Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, Berlin, Germany
    Secret and Public, Contemporary Art Projects Anke Blashofer, Berlin, Germany

  • 2005

    Daumenkino, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany
    Zur Kasse bitte!, Ludwig Forum Aachen, Germany
    Reisen ins Paradies, Kunsthalle Erfurt, Erfurt, Germany
    Permanent zeitgenössisch, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany
    Künstler. Archiv, Akademie der Künste am Brandenburger Tor, Berlin, Germany

  • 2004

    Retrospective presented in the 1. International flipbook Festival, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany
    A vendre, Interface appatament/galerie, Dijon, France
    Ouvrir couvrir, Christian Aubert – Moments artistiques, Paris, France
    Cinémas du futur, Euralille, Lille 2004 – Capitale Européenne de la Culture, Lille, France
    SuperYo, Malba – Fundación Costantini, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • 2003

    Peters, Moriceau, Rothschild, éof, Paris, France
    witterung.stromaufwärts, Festival Rümlingen, Rümlingen – Basel, CH

  • 2002

    Ultimas tendencias, Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    The Lausanne Underground Film Festival, Cinematheque Suisse, Lausanne, CH
    Les cinémas du futur, festival Via, Maubeuge, France
    Les cinémas du futur, festival Exil, Créteil, France
    Ultimas tendencias, Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    La fotografia contemporanea latinoamericana da new york a santiago del cile, Galleria dell’ Istituto Italo-Latinoamericano, Roma, Italy

  • 2001

    Reality Check, Photography triennial, Galerie Hengevoss & Jensen, Hamburg, Germany
    Museumsakademie – Galerie Helen Adkins, Berlin, Germany
    Premio Banco Nación, Sala Cronopios, Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • 2000

    Search for art, Bovisa space, Milan, Italy
    Continental Shift, Ludwig Forum Aachen, Germany
    Macchi, Rios, Rothschild, Galería Mario Flecha, Girona, Spain
    Concurrents units, Kunstraum B-2, Leipzig, Germany

  • 1999

    Arte Fotográfico Argentino, Collectión of the Museum of Modern Art Buenos Aires, Museo de Arte Moderno, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Sight seeing, Künstlerhaus Schoss Plüschow, Germany
    Borges.es, Casa de las Américas, Madrid, Spain
    Stil in motion, LipanjePuntin arte contemporanea, Triest, Italy

Public Collections

  • Berlinische Galerie, State Museum of Modern Art, Photography and Architecture, Berlin
    State Museums of Berlin (Staatliche Museen zu Berlin), Book and Media Collection, Berlin
    Malba, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano, Buenos Aires
    MAMBA, Museo de Arte Moderno, Buenos Aires
    DZ Bank Art Collection, Frankfurt
    CGAC, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela
    Jüdisches Museum, Berlin
    Foundation Carmignac, Paris
    Hermès Art Collection, Paris
    Rin Art Foundation, Tokio