Future generations will have much to learn from the artifacts of their post-apocalyptic ancestors.
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MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects
UNTITILED
2019
Found objects
7" x 14" x 4"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, tree branch
NATURAL SELECTION
2019
Found objects, tree branch
22" x 6" x 6"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, plaster, glass, light
ARTISTS ATTENDING ISC ANNUAL CONFERENCE PERFORM BANNED PSEUDO-RELIGIOUS CONVERSION (PARTICIPANTS’ WORKS WERE SUBSEQUENTLY REMOVED FROM THE ISC WEBSITE)
2019
Found objects, plaster, glass, light
17" x 19" x 12"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects
CANADIAN LOVE/MOOSE CALL
2020
Found objects
8" x 8" x 12"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects
DEUX CHAMPS
2018
Found objects
20" x 29" x 8"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects
ROAR (FUCK YOU HUMAN DISPOILERS OF EVERYTHING, OK?)
2018
Found objects
16" x 14" x 7"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects
END GAME
2020
Found objects
17" x 23" x 4"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects
ART/FACT (for GEORGE JONES)
2018
Found objects
28" x 7" x 10"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, gesso
GASTROSCOPY
2019
Found objects, gesso
22" x 24" x 10"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, plaster of Paris, acrylic paint, shellac
MEMORY DEVICES
2020
Found objects, plaster of Paris, acrylic paint, shellac
15" x 8" x 5"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, welded steel, aluminum, plastic tubing, food colouring
HASSOCK
2017
Found objects, welded steel, aluminum, plastic tubing, food colouring
33" x 24" x 16"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, gesso
CARRIE
2020
Found objects, gesso
30" x 7" x 7"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, plaster of Paris, acrylic paint
WALRUS LIBERTY
2020
Found objects, plaster of Paris, acrylic paint
28" x 7" x 5"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY
HASSOCK (detail)
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects
GRANDMA (CONFRONTS HER FEAR OF THE FUTURE IN THE MID-CENTURY MODERN PAST)
2017
Found objects
10" x 13" x 8"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, welded steel, steel wool
YAHWEH ACTION FIGURE (Adjustable)
2017
Found objects, welded steel, steel wool
27" X 10" X 10"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, gesso, shellac
AT THE MUSEUM
2020
Found objects, gesso, shellac
8" x 10" x 6"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY
YAHWEH ACTION FIGURE (detail)
2017
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, oil paint
GOLDEN BOY (KETCHUP DISPENSER)
2020
Found objects, oil paint
16" x 15" x12"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects
EXTINCT-O-METER
2017
Found objects
14" X 16" X 7"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects (postcards), acrylic paint, plywood
BUTCHART
2020
Found objects (postcards), acrylic paint, plywood
8" x 6" x 3"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, welded steel
LES FLEURS DU MAL (I Never Promised You a Rose Garden)
2017
Found objects, welded steel
20" X 23" X 16"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects
TIGER (EXTINCT)
2016
Found objects
22" X 11" X 11"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, gesso
ONE LIE TOO MANY
2019
Found objects, gesso
14" x 18" x 4"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, driftwood
MAPLE LEAVES
2016
Found objects, driftwood
27" x 13" x 9"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects
AUNT BETTY
2020
Found objects
21" x 5" x 7"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Wax, bronze, found objects
SOLID STATE
2016
Wax, bronze, found objects
17" x 11" x 5"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, plaster of Paris, shellac
CELLMATES
2020
Found objects, plaster of Paris, shellac
9" x 9" x 7"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects
INTERFACE
2016
Found objects
14" x 19" x 6"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, plaster, gesso
RED-HANDED
2018
Found objects, plaster, gesso
72" x 42" x 18’
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, welded steel, plywood, greeting card with print of Northern Land by Clarence Gagnon
THE LAST DUCK
2016
Found objects, welded steel, plywood, greeting card with print of Northern Land by Clarence Gagnon
24" x 12" x 12"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, wood
MOBILE
2018
Found objects, wood
50" x 26" x 14" (variable)
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, plaster of Paris, shellac
BUGGY
2020
Found objects, plaster of Paris, shellac
35" x 34" x 17"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, plaster of Paris, acrylic paint, shellac
CRUISE SHIP VICTIMS
2020
Found objects, plaster of Paris, acrylic paint, shellac
7" x 8" x 8"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects
EQUINIFICATION
2017
Found objects
21" x 8" x 10"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, plaster of Paris, steel wool, acrylic paint
FOREST BATHING
2020
Found objects, plaster of Paris, steel wool, acrylic paint
7" x18" x 3"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects
A PROUD AMERICAN
2018
Found objects
21" x 10" x 5"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, plaster of Paris, shellac
SPIRIT CIRCLE
2020
Found objects, plaster of Paris, shellac
7" x 9" x 9"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects
CULTURAL iCONOGRAPHY RIDING IN ON A SCULPTURAL AMBIGUITY
2017
Found objects
29" x 36" x 12"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, acrylic paint
STOCKHOLM SYNDROME
2020
Found objects, acrylic paint
16" x 11" x 5"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Log, wood, found objects
EMERGENCY DRINKING WATER
2014
Log, wood, found objects
24"X6"X9"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Tree limb, found objects
MERCY MERCY ME (THE ECOLOGY)
2016
Tree limb, found objects
17" x 12" x 4"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, wood, milk paint
DEATH COMES A CALLIN'
2017
Found objects, wood, milk paint
10" x 12" x 6"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, plaster casts, gesso
EMERGENCY DISASTER KIT
2020
Found objects, plaster casts, gesso
28" x 17" x 14"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, mask by Katyal Jacobs
PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS AN AWARD ESTABLISHED BY A FOUNDATION DEDICATED TO THE PRESERVATION OF HIS WORK (BUT LATER DISOLVED DUE TO REPEATED FAILURES AT BOARD RESTRUCTURING)
2017
Found objects, mask by Katyal Jacobs
16" x 7" x 9"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, acrylic paint, plaster cast
NEFERTITI
2019
Found objects, acrylic paint, plaster cast
23" x 12" x 7"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects
SHORE BIRD
2017
Found objects
15" x 20" x 7"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, plaster casts, shellac
GROUP A
2019
Found objects, plaster casts, shellac
6" x 11" x 6"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, foam rubber, hardware wire, beach sand, copper foil, milk paint
FRONTIER BAGEL FACTORY AND MONUMENT PARK
2017
Found objects, foam rubber, hardware wire, beach sand, copper foil, milk paint
40" x 26" x 29"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, plaster casts, shellac
GROUP B
2019
Found objects, plaster casts, shellac
9" x 6" x 9"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, plaster casts, gesso
SPIRITS (I’VE GOT MAIL)
2019
Found objects, plaster casts, gesso
19" x 12" x 4"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, plaster of Paris, shellac
GROUP ACTIVITY
2019
Found objects, plaster of Paris, shellac
9" x 8" x 7"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, paint
HAND/BALL
2017
Found objects, paint
18" x 8" x 8"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, plaster of Paris, shellac
ANGEL
2019
Found objects, plaster of Paris, shellac
11" x 14" x 8"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, plaster of Paris, string lights, acrylic paint, shellac
LINE DANCING /END OF DAYS
2019
Found objects, plaster of Paris, string lights, acrylic paint, shellac
11" x 16" x 12"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, acrylic paint
BUST (OPEN CARRY)
2019
Found objects, acrylic paint
22" x 17" x 11"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects
POST-AUTOMOTIVE ERA RELIGIOUS ICON
2017
Found objects
24" x 10" x 9"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, plaster of Paris, shellac
CONE OF SILENCE
2019
Found objects, plaster of Paris, shellac
16" x 6" x 6"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects
AWARD FOR AN ACHIEVEMENT THAT WAS ONCE DEEMED IMPORTANT BUT CURRENTLY IS THOUGHT TO HAVE LITTLE OR NO SIGNIFICANCE
2017
Found objects
31" x 11" x 5"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects
UNTITLED
2019
Found objects
14" x 14" x 7"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, plaster cast, acrylic paint
BUSINESS/MAN/TEA/POT
2019
Found objects, plaster cast, acrylic paint
13" x 4" x 12"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, cotton ball
RED HOUSE
2018
Found objects, cotton ball
18" x 11" x 5"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects
RIGHT SIZE
2018
Found objects
15" x 9" x 6"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, tree branch
HOPE FOR THE BEST, PREPARE FOR THE WORST
2018
Found objects, tree branch
23" x 20" x 11"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects
THOUGHT LEADER
2019
Found objects
25" x 8" x 9"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects
NUDE
2019
Found objects
22" x 10" x 12"
Bruce Rosensweet MUSEUM OF FUTURE ANTHROPOLOGY Found objects, acrylic paint
NUDE (with boots)
2019
Found objects, acrylic paint
20" x 11" x 5.5"