Art F City    June 2014     "As part of her New Museum residency “Hear, Here”, Jeanine Oleson has invited a room full of opera lovers to participate in performances of opera hits like they would at a Rocky Horror Picture Show screening, by dressing up, singing along, and throwing flowers."  More...
       
     
  Huffington Post    August 2014     "Oleson is the interdisciplinary artist behind the New Museum exhibition "Hear, Here," which explored what it really means to listen in the contemporary world. Part of this exhibition included the experimental opera "The Rocky Horror Opera Show.""  More...
       
     
  Art Forum    April 2014    "I've been thinking about the importance of the audience, and more specifically about what constitutes an engaged audience member. Fran Lebowitz once made a comment about the loss of artists, cultural producers, and audiences during the AIDS crisis"  More...
       
     
  Blouin Art Info    June 2014    "Interdisciplinary artist Jeanine Oleson continues to challenge socio-political norms with her performance and installation works. This time, she dives into the farcical with a witty operatic exhibition “Hear, Here” during her five-month residency at the New Museum " More...     
       
     
  Interview Magazine    June 2014    "Jeanine Oleson is an artist whose interdisciplinary practice incorporates multiple media, including film/video, installation, performance, photography, and text. Frequently employing wordplay, neologism, and visual orthographics in both title and content"  More...
       
     
  BOMB Magazine    May 2014     "For her first institutional solo exhibition, artist Jeanine Oleson, who is currently in residence as part of the New Museum's R&D Season, inhabits the roles of artist, curator, moderator, and performer, among numerous others that are equally ambitious"  More...
       
     
  Smack Mellon (video)    November 2010
       
     
  ArtNews    April 2014    "From primordial incantations to operatic melodrama to hip-hop beats, artists are exploiting the elemental language of music to communicate across cultural boundaries..."  More...
       
     
  Art in America    December 2009    "What do burning sage, cross-dressing and pulling an island southward with ropes have in common? They are all examples of what artist/curator Emily Roysdon has termed "Ecstatic Resistance" in her title for this exhibition, which brought together..."  More...
       
     
   The Front Row   with Bob Stevenson   KUHF Houston Public Radio (audio download)     April 2009    TFR Producer Bob Stevenson chats with curator Janet Phelps, and Jeanine Olsen  More...
       
     
  New York Times    December 2009    "...in a video made earlier this year, Jeanine Oleson, assisted by a troupe of zany helpers, is seen burning an enormous sage stick on the steps of the Federal Building in Lower Manhattan to fumigate Wall Street of bad vibrations."  More...     
       
     
 No Commercial Value   July 2009    "The Greater New York Smudge Cleanse is a traveling public art project by Jeanine Oleson. The world's largest sage smudge stick ritualistically cleansed negativity from New York City at four different sites in October and November 2008."    More...
       
     
  Houston Chronicle    April 2009    "Enkidu's Return is a 9-by-5.5-foot costume Jeanine Oleson made from recycled furs the artist bought on eBay. A reference to the "wild man" character in the ancient Mesopotamian Epic of Gilgamesh, it's offered as a "way to re-cover oneself with a primordial skin""    More...
       
     
  Art Papers     January/February 2007
       
     
 The Journal of LLGAF   Summer 2007    "Jeanine Oleson Just Might Believe in Bigfoot and Mythos of the Lesbian Peoples..."  More...
       
     
 Tema Celeste   January 2006    "In a playful melange of New Age spiritualism, radical feminism, earthworks and ethnography, collaborative artists Ellen Lesperance & Jeanine Oleson initiated their "Off the Grid" project of performance-based, large chromogenic prints in 2001."  More...     
       
     
  ArtUS     December 2005-February 2006      "Legend has it that there is a video store in Portland, Oregon with a whole shelf dedicated to Bigfoot porn. Now what this porn might entail is a matter much of speculation: Do these videos depict Bigfoot doing it with men or women? Or is it Bigfoot-on-Bigfoot? Bigfoot orgies?..."  More...      
       
     
  The Portland Phoenix    November 2005     "In his book  The Damned , the great researcher of anomalous phenomena Charles Fort writes of the curious and sometimes acrobatic ends to which early modern science was prepared to go in order to explain the existence of meteorites."  More...
       
     
  New York Times    July 2005    "For a less intense and way less manipulative are viewing, however, let me recommend a visit to "Something Is Somewhere," at Monya Rowe, a show that makes an unambiguous feminist statement simply by being made up of 20 female artists."  More...
       
     
  Art F City    June 2014     "As part of her New Museum residency “Hear, Here”, Jeanine Oleson has invited a room full of opera lovers to participate in performances of opera hits like they would at a Rocky Horror Picture Show screening, by dressing up, singing along, and throwing flowers."  More...
       
     

Art F City

June 2014

"As part of her New Museum residency “Hear, Here”, Jeanine Oleson has invited a room full of opera lovers to participate in performances of opera hits like they would at a Rocky Horror Picture Show screening, by dressing up, singing along, and throwing flowers." More...

  Huffington Post    August 2014     "Oleson is the interdisciplinary artist behind the New Museum exhibition "Hear, Here," which explored what it really means to listen in the contemporary world. Part of this exhibition included the experimental opera "The Rocky Horror Opera Show.""  More...
       
     

Huffington Post

August 2014

"Oleson is the interdisciplinary artist behind the New Museum exhibition "Hear, Here," which explored what it really means to listen in the contemporary world. Part of this exhibition included the experimental opera "The Rocky Horror Opera Show."" More...

  Art Forum    April 2014    "I've been thinking about the importance of the audience, and more specifically about what constitutes an engaged audience member. Fran Lebowitz once made a comment about the loss of artists, cultural producers, and audiences during the AIDS crisis"  More...
       
     

Art Forum

April 2014

"I've been thinking about the importance of the audience, and more specifically about what constitutes an engaged audience member. Fran Lebowitz once made a comment about the loss of artists, cultural producers, and audiences during the AIDS crisis" More...

  Blouin Art Info    June 2014    "Interdisciplinary artist Jeanine Oleson continues to challenge socio-political norms with her performance and installation works. This time, she dives into the farcical with a witty operatic exhibition “Hear, Here” during her five-month residency at the New Museum " More...     
       
     

Blouin Art Info

June 2014

"Interdisciplinary artist Jeanine Oleson continues to challenge socio-political norms with her performance and installation works. This time, she dives into the farcical with a witty operatic exhibition “Hear, Here” during her five-month residency at the New Museum "More...

 

  Interview Magazine    June 2014    "Jeanine Oleson is an artist whose interdisciplinary practice incorporates multiple media, including film/video, installation, performance, photography, and text. Frequently employing wordplay, neologism, and visual orthographics in both title and content"  More...
       
     

Interview Magazine

June 2014

"Jeanine Oleson is an artist whose interdisciplinary practice incorporates multiple media, including film/video, installation, performance, photography, and text. Frequently employing wordplay, neologism, and visual orthographics in both title and content" More...

  BOMB Magazine    May 2014     "For her first institutional solo exhibition, artist Jeanine Oleson, who is currently in residence as part of the New Museum's R&D Season, inhabits the roles of artist, curator, moderator, and performer, among numerous others that are equally ambitious"  More...
       
     

BOMB Magazine

May 2014

"For her first institutional solo exhibition, artist Jeanine Oleson, who is currently in residence as part of the New Museum's R&D Season, inhabits the roles of artist, curator, moderator, and performer, among numerous others that are equally ambitious" More...

  Smack Mellon (video)    November 2010
       
     
  ArtNews    April 2014    "From primordial incantations to operatic melodrama to hip-hop beats, artists are exploiting the elemental language of music to communicate across cultural boundaries..."  More...
       
     

ArtNews

April 2014

"From primordial incantations to operatic melodrama to hip-hop beats, artists are exploiting the elemental language of music to communicate across cultural boundaries..." More...

  Art in America    December 2009    "What do burning sage, cross-dressing and pulling an island southward with ropes have in common? They are all examples of what artist/curator Emily Roysdon has termed "Ecstatic Resistance" in her title for this exhibition, which brought together..."  More...
       
     

Art in America

December 2009

"What do burning sage, cross-dressing and pulling an island southward with ropes have in common? They are all examples of what artist/curator Emily Roysdon has termed "Ecstatic Resistance" in her title for this exhibition, which brought together..." More...

   The Front Row   with Bob Stevenson   KUHF Houston Public Radio (audio download)     April 2009    TFR Producer Bob Stevenson chats with curator Janet Phelps, and Jeanine Olsen  More...
       
     

The Front Row with Bob Stevenson

KUHF Houston Public Radio (audio download) 

April 2009

TFR Producer Bob Stevenson chats with curator Janet Phelps, and Jeanine Olsen More...

  New York Times    December 2009    "...in a video made earlier this year, Jeanine Oleson, assisted by a troupe of zany helpers, is seen burning an enormous sage stick on the steps of the Federal Building in Lower Manhattan to fumigate Wall Street of bad vibrations."  More...     
       
     

New York Times

December 2009

"...in a video made earlier this year, Jeanine Oleson, assisted by a troupe of zany helpers, is seen burning an enormous sage stick on the steps of the Federal Building in Lower Manhattan to fumigate Wall Street of bad vibrations." More...

 

 No Commercial Value   July 2009    "The Greater New York Smudge Cleanse is a traveling public art project by Jeanine Oleson. The world's largest sage smudge stick ritualistically cleansed negativity from New York City at four different sites in October and November 2008."    More...
       
     

No Commercial Value

July 2009

"The Greater New York Smudge Cleanse is a traveling public art project by Jeanine Oleson. The world's largest sage smudge stick ritualistically cleansed negativity from New York City at four different sites in October and November 2008." More...

  Houston Chronicle    April 2009    "Enkidu's Return is a 9-by-5.5-foot costume Jeanine Oleson made from recycled furs the artist bought on eBay. A reference to the "wild man" character in the ancient Mesopotamian Epic of Gilgamesh, it's offered as a "way to re-cover oneself with a primordial skin""    More...
       
     

Houston Chronicle

April 2009

"Enkidu's Return is a 9-by-5.5-foot costume Jeanine Oleson made from recycled furs the artist bought on eBay. A reference to the "wild man" character in the ancient Mesopotamian Epic of Gilgamesh, it's offered as a "way to re-cover oneself with a primordial skin"" More...

  Art Papers     January/February 2007
       
     

Art Papers

January/February 2007

 The Journal of LLGAF   Summer 2007    "Jeanine Oleson Just Might Believe in Bigfoot and Mythos of the Lesbian Peoples..."  More...
       
     

The Journal of LLGAF

Summer 2007

"Jeanine Oleson Just Might Believe in Bigfoot and Mythos of the Lesbian Peoples..." More...

 Tema Celeste   January 2006    "In a playful melange of New Age spiritualism, radical feminism, earthworks and ethnography, collaborative artists Ellen Lesperance & Jeanine Oleson initiated their "Off the Grid" project of performance-based, large chromogenic prints in 2001."  More...     
       
     

Tema Celeste

January 2006

"In a playful melange of New Age spiritualism, radical feminism, earthworks and ethnography, collaborative artists Ellen Lesperance & Jeanine Oleson initiated their "Off the Grid" project of performance-based, large chromogenic prints in 2001." More...

 

  ArtUS     December 2005-February 2006      "Legend has it that there is a video store in Portland, Oregon with a whole shelf dedicated to Bigfoot porn. Now what this porn might entail is a matter much of speculation: Do these videos depict Bigfoot doing it with men or women? Or is it Bigfoot-on-Bigfoot? Bigfoot orgies?..."  More...      
       
     

ArtUS

December 2005-February 2006

"Legend has it that there is a video store in Portland, Oregon with a whole shelf dedicated to Bigfoot porn. Now what this porn might entail is a matter much of speculation: Do these videos depict Bigfoot doing it with men or women? Or is it Bigfoot-on-Bigfoot? Bigfoot orgies?..." More...

 

  The Portland Phoenix    November 2005     "In his book  The Damned , the great researcher of anomalous phenomena Charles Fort writes of the curious and sometimes acrobatic ends to which early modern science was prepared to go in order to explain the existence of meteorites."  More...
       
     

The Portland Phoenix

November 2005

"In his book The Damned, the great researcher of anomalous phenomena Charles Fort writes of the curious and sometimes acrobatic ends to which early modern science was prepared to go in order to explain the existence of meteorites." More...

  New York Times    July 2005    "For a less intense and way less manipulative are viewing, however, let me recommend a visit to "Something Is Somewhere," at Monya Rowe, a show that makes an unambiguous feminist statement simply by being made up of 20 female artists."  More...
       
     

New York Times

July 2005

"For a less intense and way less manipulative are viewing, however, let me recommend a visit to "Something Is Somewhere," at Monya Rowe, a show that makes an unambiguous feminist statement simply by being made up of 20 female artists." More...