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Laura Gilbert
Museums and Public Collections

Art Institute of Chicago
Detroit Institute of Arts
New-York Historical Society
New York Public Library Print Collection
Museum of American Finance, New York, NY
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Solo Exhibition

"Money, Men, and Mischief,"  curator Jon Coffelt, El Taller Latino Americano, New York, NY  2008

Selected Exhibitions

"Undercurrents: Experimental Ecosystems in Recent Art," curator Pablo Helguera, The Kitchen, New York, NY  2010
(Whitney Museum ISP)

"A Reader's Art," Susan Hensel Gallery, Minneapolis, MN 2010 (ten-year anniversary show),
Book Arts Newsletter by Zach
Pearl, May 2010

"Re-Accession:  For Sale by Owner," curators Philae Knight and Amanda Steck, FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY 2009
ARTNews review by Barbara T. MacAdam, November 2009, Bloomberg review by Lindsay Pollack, June 30, 2009

"Anthropology:  Revisited, Reinvented, Reinterpreted," curators Maddy Rosenberg and Jon Coffelt, Central Booking,
Brooklyn, NY 2009

"Postcards From The Edge," Visual AIDS Benefit, Metro Pictures, New York, NY  2009; James Cohan Gallery, New York,
NY 2007; Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York, NY  2006

"The Sparky Show," curator Nelson Santos, Schroeder Romero/Winkleman Project Space, New York, NY  2008

“7th Biennial,” curator Connie Butler, MoMA, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY 2007;
Art in America review by Carrie Lovelace,
June/July 2007, p. 80

“Eclipse,” May Web Gallery, Visual AIDS 2007 (curator)

“29th Small Works,” juror Jack Shainman, Jack Shainman Gallery, 80 Washington Square East Galleries, New York, NY

“Bound_less,” curator Henry Meyric Hughes with Jan Christensen as organizing artist, Oslo and other cities in Norway
2005 (collaboration)

“You Are I Am,” Foundry Gallery, Chicago, IL 2005 (collaboration)

Selected Press and Television

Sleek Magazine (Berlin), Anna Sansome, "Currency Converter," Spring 2010

New York Times, A.G. Sulzberger, "The Art of Hard Times," March 6, 2009

Zing Magazine, Isabelle Bonney, "Artconomy," July 2009

Washington Post, David Segal, "'Zero Dollar' for Zero Sense," Oct. 8, 2008

New York Times, Wendy Fried, "Money for Nothing, as Seen by an Artist," Oct. 5, 2008

Associated Press, "Artist Prints 'Zero Dollar' in Dig at Wall Street," Oct. 7, 2008

CNN-TV:  The Situation Room, Jeanne Moos, "Mad as Ever," Oct. 7, 2008

Financial Times Deutschland, Rainer Leurs, "Gut gemacht--Scheindiskussion," Oct. 24, 2008

International Herald Tribune,  "Melting Ice Sculpture Represents Wall Street Crisis," Oct. 29, 2008

The Independent (UK), "Credit Crisis Diary: Leaving the White House in the Red," Oct. 9, 2008

MarketWatch, Craig Tolliver, "Definition of a Yo-Yo Market," Oct. 10, 2008

Toronto Star/, David Olive, "In Bailouts We Trust," Oct. 6, 2008

Associated Press, Eric Carvin, "All That Money You've Lost -- Where Did It Go?" Oct. 11, 2008

ARD Television: Titel Thesen Temperamente (Germany), Sonia Mikich and Dieter Moor, "Chaos und Kunst: Der Absturz
der Banken und die fatalen Folgen fuer die Kunstwelt" (Chaos and Art: The Crash of the Banks and the Fatal
Consequences for the Art World), Oct. 12, 2008 (interview)

China Post, "Artists Lay Siege on Wall Street to Vent About Economic Crisis," Oct. 14, 2008

Le Post (France), "USD Ziro, le billet de zero dollar," Oct. 5, 2008

Artclair (France) "Une performance artistique a Wall Street," (France), Oct. 9, 2008

Minneapolis Star Tribune, "Artist Distributes 'Zero Dollar' in Front of NYSE to Call Attention to Crisis in Markets," Oct. 7,

Circa Art Magazine (Ireland), Melanie Vinet, "Two-Faced Dollar," Oct. 21, 2008

Edmonton Sun/Canoe Network, "Art Makes Statement," Oct. 8, 2008

Yahoo!News, "Artist Laura Gilbert Prints 'Zero Dollar' in Dig at Wall Street," Oct. 7, 2008

El Heraldo (Colombia), "Artista critica a Wall Street con billetes de cero dolares,"  Oct. 18, 2008

MetroNews (Canada), "Artist 'Values' American Dollar," Oct. 8, 2008

Scores of network flagship and affiliated television stations ran stories on "The Zero Dollar" in the U.S. and Canada.  The
Associated Press stories listed above were picked up by media outlets around the world.

Videos and Documentaries

"The Broke Generation," CJ Collective Works producer, Mike Horn editor (Current TV), 2008
"Who Is Laura Gilbert, Zero Dollar Artist?," Thomas W. Campbell director, Bernardo Palumbo producer, 2008
"The Zero Dollar Bill," Independent Features, 2008


Collate limited edition art magazine, Vol. 1 No. 2 (2009)


University of California, Berkeley
Columbia University (M.A., Art History)
School of Visual Arts