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Schedule a Tour

Michael Rosenfeld Gallery encourages educational institutions, non-profit organizations and collector forums to visit our gallery at 100 Eleventh Ave. Please contact the gallery with a requested time and date. If desired, we can provide a 10-15 minute presentation, schedule permitting, with 48 hours advance notice.

In May 2014, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery hosted The Lincoln Center's Middle School Jazz Academy, led by Lincoln Center Teaching Artists Warren Smith, LaFrae Sci and Eli Yamin with musical demonstration by Mazz Swift. The 6th, 7th and 8th graders played musical improvisations inspired by the exhibition on view on the view, Beyond the Spectrum: Abstraction in African American Art, 1950-1975 (January 11 - March 8, 2014).

View the Jazz Academy video here

View the exhibition here

Group tours may be no larger than 40 persons. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult. We recommend 1 adult per 5 children. Backpacks, digital photography, food and beverages are not permitted inside the gallery. We request that cell phones be turned off during your visit.

To inquire, please contact info@michaelrosenfeld.com


Appraisals

Michael Rosenfeld Gallery can provide fine art appraisals for insurance purposes only. Appraisals are not to be used for tax purposes. Once Michael Rosenfeld Gallery has received recto and verso images of the artwork, artist name, title, date, medium, dimensions, provenance, and exhibition and publication history, appraisals will be completed in approximately 7-14 business days. The service fee is $250/hour with a $500 minimum.

Send materials to appraisals@michaelrosenfeldart.com

 

If the artwork requires an appraisal for a donation, please send your request directly to the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) at adaa@artdealers.org


Rights & Reproductions

Founded in 1989, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery has maintained an extensive photographic library representing the breadth and depth of its history. Intrinsic to the gallery's mission, it is our desire to make images available for both non-profit and commercial projects.

Over the years Michael Rosenfeld Gallery artists have been featured on the cover of many fiction and non-fiction books, and have also been included in museum catalogues, educational textbooks, feature-length films and magazine articles.

 

To request photographic materials or permission to reproduce a specific image, please send requests via email to Nicole Martin.

Michael Rosenfeld Gallery can provide high-resolution digital images and the rights to reproduce them in many cases. All inquiries are individually evaluated and will be responded to in approximately 7-14 business days. If your request is time sensitive, please specify your project deadline in your email.


Employment Opportunities

Part-time Freelance Preparator

Michael Rosenfeld Gallery is currently seeking highly skilled part-time freelance preparators that are organized, detail-oriented, and motivated.

EXHIBITIONS
· Installation / de-installation of all exhibitions in the gallery, client homes and art fairs
· Assess artworks to determine appropriate installation gear, crates, mechanical supports, vitrines, pedestals, hardware, or other needs; coordinates the fabrication or purchase of these items as needed
· Maintain and manage inventory locations accurately within the gallery and at off-site storage

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
· Executes daily maintenance of the gallery and management of all physical spaces, ensuring that the gallery is fully functional and presentable
· Maintains and organizes inventory of all equipment and hardware. Coordinates timely purchases of required departmental supplies
· Ability to anticipate problems before they arise, creative problem-solving skills
· Performs other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS
· BA, BFA in studio art, art history, architecture, design, or related field preferred
· 3-5 years in a commercial fine art gallery or museum
· Thorough knowledge of museum standards for packing, crating, handling, installing, and housing artworks
· Familiarity with security measures and loss-prevention techniques
· Physical abilities to perform the essential functions of the job, including working at elevated heights
· Professional appearance and demeanor
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills; aptitude for quick learning, problem solving and teamwork, as well as informed on contemporary issues and artistic concerns

SALARY
Salary commensurate with experience

Please send your resume and cover letter to: mrgjobapplications@gmail.com
Please also include a detailed description of a project that you managed and executed successfully in a previous role. Include details of the conception, execution, and why you believe it was successful.

Research Associate

Michael Rosenfeld Gallery seeks to hire an experienced full-time Research Associate. The ideal candidate will possess writing skills of the highest academic quality and have a strong background in historical fine art research. This individual should have a profound understanding of twentieth century American art history and culture. It is essential that this individual beforward-thinking, highly organized and detail-oriented. 

RESPONSIBILITIES
- Conducts research for artwork in gallery inventory, especially to confirm provenance, exhibitions and publication history; inputs details into database records and artwork fact sheets
- Produces intellectual property for gallery, including but not limited to essays about individual artworks, artist chronologies and biographies, press releases, art fair application texts, website content, social media and client correspondence
- Maintains CVs, public collection lists, and chronologies for gallery artists; supports and conducts artist research for exhibitions and publications
- Edits and maintains artwork records in response to incoming press, publications, and archival resources, tracking updates to provenance information, publication and exhibition history, comparable works in museum collections, installation and archival photographs
- Corresponds with artists and estates about new acquisitions, gallery inventory, archival materials and research inquiries
- Consults and corresponds with Catalogue Raisonné projects to update artwork records
- Responds to research inquiries from external curators and scholars
- Copy edits essays, chronologies, and other texts for historical and grammatical accuracy, and incorporates gallery house style and industry standards
- Understands and utilizes gallery library; reviews new publications and exhibition catalogues and works with librarian to enter incoming books into library system
- Collaborates with Communications Associate, Registrar and Archivist to maintain artist files and artwork records

REQUIREMENTS
- M.A. degree or higher in art history, with a focus on twentieth century American art history
- Prior experience in a gallery, museum, or at a publication with a focus in fine art
- Well-rounded knowledge of the arts and ability to connect and incorporate relevant information into writing
- Excellent written and oral communication skills; knowledge of industry standards
- Familiarity with museums, libraries and archives with experience in archival research
- Extremely detail-oriented, organized and capable of prioritizing and executing multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
- Experience using Microsoft Office programs, Windows PC, and an artwork/collections database
- Familiarity and ability to work with file-sharing services such as Dropbox and Google Drive

Salary is commensurate with experience

Please send your resume, cover letter and a writing sample to: mrgjobapplications@gmail.com

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