Rupert Goldsworthy has a Masters in Studio Art and a PhD in Visual Culture/Art Education from New York University.
Rupert Goldsworthy is a British artist, writer, teacher and curator based in New York City. His last book was published by VDM Verlag in 2010 “CONSUMING//TERROR: Images of the Baader-Meinhof.”
He currently teaches at Parsons/The New School, School of Visual Arts and Pratt Institute, and has guest lectured at Sotheby's NYC, Pennsylvania State University, Washington University in St.Louis, New York University, ISCP NY, International Center for Photography NY, University of Tennessee Knoxville, University of Nevada Las Vegas, and Kunstverein Aachen, Germany.
He writes for Art in America, Artnet, Artcritical, Fantom Editions and Aftershock.
Goldsworthy's work concerns the Cold War, popular culture, colonial history, and the iconography of Seventies radicalism. He has shown his own artwork internationally since the mid-1980s and also became known during the 1990s and 2000s for running a small roving artist-run gallery project between New York and Berlin where he curated over sixty exhibitions.
Goldsworthy has exhibited at the Tate Modern London, Whitney Museum of American Art, Kunst-Werke Berlin, Ritter-Zamet Gallery London, Massimo Audiello Gallery, Mexico City, and Illuminated Metropolis, New York.
He is a co-founder of the New Banalists art movement with Mark Stewart.