Roni Feinstein

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Roni Feinstein has been an independent scholar for more than two decades while living in South Florida, Toronto, Sydney, the New York area, and, currently, Southern California. She wrote her dissertation, “Random Order: The First Fifteen Years of Robert Rauschenberg’s Art, 1949–1964,” at the Institute of Fine Arts of New York University; she has since published extensively on the artist and lectured on his art at museums across the United States. In 1990, while serving as branch director of the Whitney Museum of American Art, Fairfield County, she curated Robert Rauschenberg: The Silkscreen Paintings, 1962–64, for the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Feinstein has contributed feature articles and reviews to Art in America for more than twenty years and has written for a host of other publications, including Print Quarterly and the Wall Street Journal. She has regularly guest curated exhibitions, including Circa 1958: Breaking Ground in American Art (Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2008), and has taught at the University of Guelph in Ontario; University of Miami, Coral Gables; Museum of Modern Art, New York; New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies; and University of California, Irvine. She is currently involved with writing and other projects while teaching at UCLA Extension.