VITO ACCONCI

1940, New York

INDIVIDUAL CATALOGUES    
     
Vito Acconci A Retrospective: 1969 - 1980  Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago 1980
Vito Acconci: Catalogue of headlines and images Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam 1978
Vito Acconci: Public Art (brochure) Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia 1999
Vito Acconci: Public Places Museum of Modern Art, New York 1988
     
BOOKS BY OR ABOUT ACCONCI     
     
Language to Cover a Page:  The Early Writings of Vito Acconci MIT Press 2006
Vito Acconci: Writings,Works, Projects  Editiones Poligrafa  2001 
     
ARTICLES BY AND INTERVIEWS WITH ACCONCI     
     
on Art, Architecture, Arvada, and StoreFront  Dialogues in Public Art, MIT Press 2000
Steps into Performance (and Out)  in Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art: A Sourcebook of Artists' Writings  1996
West, He Said, (notes on framing) in Vision #1 - California 1976
     
OTHER PUBLICATIONS     
     
The Arties - Franklin Furnace's Tenth Anniversary Celebration  Franklin Furnace, New York 1986
The Kitchen Center for Video and Music 75-76  The Kitchen, New York 1976
0 to 9 The Complete Magazine 1967-1969 (reprint) Ugly Duckling Press 2006
In and Out of Kutztown: a documentation of the Art Series Program 1974-1981 Kutztown State College, Pennsylvania 1983
The Museum of Drawers Kunsthaus Zurich 1978
     
RECORDINGS INCLUDING ACCONCI     
     
Ten Packed Minutes (Airwaves) 110 Records 1977 
     
VIDEO INCLUDING ACCONCI     
     
Two Moon July The Kitchen, New York 1987
     
EPHEMERA / POSTERS   

 
   
Behavior Fields - Transaction Areas - Training Grounds - Maneuver Positions (invitation - it was during this series of performances that Acconci did "Seedbed")  Sonnabend, New York 1972 
Fall, 1976 (post card) Image Bank Post Card Show  1977 
The Peoplemobile [Project for Town Squares in Holland] (poster) De Appel, Amsterdam ++  1979
Will be at Hotel Earl... (invitation)  Sonnabend, New York  1973
     
SELECTED CATALOGUES INCLUDING ACCONCI    
     
Alternatives in Retrospect: An Historical Overview 1969-1975  The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York 1981
American Narrative / Story Art 1967-1977  Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, Texas 1978
ARS 95: Private/Public [Curator: Maria Hirvi] Museum of Contemporary Art, Finnish National Museum, Helsinki  1995
Arte de Sistemas  Museo De Arte Moderno / CAYC - Centro de Arte y Communicacion, Buenos Aires 1971
A Sound Selection:Audio Works by Artists [with artist statements] Artists Space, New York 1980 
A View of a Decade 1967-1977  Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago  1977
Behind the Facts: Interfunktionen 1968-1975 Fundacio Jan Miro, Barcelona 2004 
Blurring the Boundries: Installation Art 1969-1996 Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego 1996
Bodyworks Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago 1975
Breakthroughs: Avant-Garde Artists in Europe and America, 1950-1990  Wexner Center for the Arts 1991
Committed to Print: Social and Political Themes in Recent American Printed Art The Museum of Modern Art, New York  1988
Concept </> Decoratif: Anti-Formalist Art of the 70s Nahan Contemporary, New York  1990
Conceptual Art: The NSCAD Connection 1967-1973 The Press of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design 1994
Constitution [organized by Group Material] The Temple Gallery, Temple University, Philadelphia 1987
Content: A Contemporary Focus 1974-1984  Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  1984 
Democracy Was Fun [card / press releases / checklist / no catalogue produced]  White Box, New York 2004
Documenta 5 Kassel, Germany 1972
Documenta 6 [curator: Manfred Schneckenburger]  Kassel, Germany  1977 
Documenta 7  Kassel, Germany 1982 
Documenta 10 Kassel, Germany 1997 
Double Life: Identity and Transformation in Contemporary Arts Generali Foundation, Vienna 2001
Eight Contemporary Artists The Museum of Modern Art, New York 1974
Engaging Objects: The Participatory Art of Mirrors, Mechanisms, and Shelters The Clocktower - The Institute for Art & Urban Resources 1986
Films by American Artists: One Medium Among Many Art Council of Great Britian - a traveling exhibition of films 1981
First Impressions: Early Prints by Forty-six Contemporary Artists The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis 1989
557,087 Seattle 1969
Idea and Image in Recent Art The Art Institute of Chicago 1974
Image Bank Post Card Show  Image Bank, Vancouver 1977
Image World: Art and Media Culture  Whitney Museum for American Art 1989 
Improbable Furniture Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia 1977
Information Museum of Modern Art, New York 1970
Inquires: Language in Art Art Museum of Ontatio 1990
Into the Light: The Projected Image in American Art 1964-1977  Whitney Museum for American Art 2001
La Biennale di Venezia 1976 - From Nature to Art, from Art to Nature - Nature and Anti-Nature / also in Ambient Art Venice  1976 
la Biennale di Venezia 45: Opera Italiana - Transiti - Museo Elettronico Venice, various locations  1993
Less: Alternative Living Strategies Il PAC - Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea di Milano 2006
Machineworks Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia 1981
Made by Sculptors Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam 1978
Massive Political Group Show II: Visual Art, Performance, Music, Poetry, Video. [poster / no catalogue] ABC No Rio, New York 1985
995,000 Vancouver 1970
Nowhere / Now Here  Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebeak, Denmark 1996 
Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object 1949-1979  L.A. Museum of Contemporary Art 1998 
Outside the Frame: Performance and the Object Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art 1994
Performance Art Festival Cultureel Animatiecentrum Beursschouwburg VZW, Brussels 1978 
Perverted by Language  Hillword Art Gallery, New York 1987 
Place for the Self Apex Art, New York 2004
playing in the ruins [curatorial training program]  Royal College of Art, London 2001 
Power: Its Myths and Mores in American Art 1961-1991  Indianapolis Museum of Art  1991
Public Art Program 1985-1988 [catalogue of projects] Hillwood Art Gallery, Long Island University 1989
Reconsidering the Object of Art: 1965-1975  The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles 1995
Reel Work: Artists' Film and Video of the 1970s  Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami  1996
Rooms P.S.1 MoMA, NY 1970
San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art: A Selections from the Permanent Collection  San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art 1990
Schemes: A Decade of Installation Drawings Elise Meyer Inc 1981
'60 - '80: Attitudes / Concepts / Images Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam 1982
Software: Information Technology: Its New Meaning for Art The Jewish Museum 1970
Sonsbeek 71 Park Sonsbeek, Arnhem  1971
Street Works IV [poster, no catalogue] The Architectural League of New York 1969
Sydney Biennale 2002 - (The World May Be) Fantastic Various venues, Sydney 2002
Temporarily Possessed: The Semi-Permanent Collection The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York 1995
The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now San Francisco Museum of Modern Art 2008
The Edge of Awareness World Health Organization 1998
The End: An Independent Vision of Contemporary Culture, 1982-2000 [curatore: Jeanette Ingberman and Papo Colo] Exit Art, New York 2000
The Fairy Tale: Politics, Desire, and Everyday Life Artists Space, New York 1986 
The Last Picture Show The Walker Art Center  2003
The 1984 Show Ronald Feldman Fine Art, Inc, New York 1983
Thinking Print: Books to Billboards, 1980-1995 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
1996
Valencia Biennial #2 - The Ideal City  Valencia, Spain  2003
Video Art Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennyslvania, Philadelphia  1975
Whitney Biennial 1981 [John G. Hanhardt, Barbara Haskell, Richard Marshall, and Patterson Sims] Whitney Museum of American Art 1981
Whitney Biennial 1991 [Richard Armstrong, John G. Hanhardt, Richard Marshall, and Lisa Phillips] Whitney Museum of American Art 1991
Word as Image: American Art 1960-1990  Milwaukee Art Museum 1990
X-Screen: Film Installations and Actions in the 1960s and 1970s  Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wein 2004 
     
SELECTED BOOKS INCLUDING ACCONCI    
Art After Conceptual Art MIT Press / Generali Foundation 2006
Art and Artifact: The Museum as Medium  Thames & Hudson 2001
Artists Talk: 1969-1977 NSCAD, Nova Scotia 2004
Breakthrough Fictioneers  Something Else Press 1973 
Conceptual Art Dutton 1972
Conceptual Art  Phaidon 1998
Conceptual Art: A Critical Anthology  MIT Press  1999
Creative Time: The Book 33 Years of Public Art in NYC Princeton Architectural Press 2007
Dialogues in Public Art  MIT Press 2000
5000 Artists Return to Artists Space: 25 Years  Artists Space / D.A.P. Press  1998
From Margin to Center: The Spaces of Installation  Art MIT Press 1999
From the Center: feminist essays on women's art  Dutton  1976 
Get the Message? A Decade of Art for Social Change [Lucy Lippard] E.P. Dutton 1984
Great Western Salt Works: essays on the meaning of Post-Formalist art  George Braziller 1974
Hans Ulrich-Obrist Interviews Charta  2003
Illuminating Video: An Essential Guide to Video Art  Aperture  1990 
Individuals: Post-Movement Art in America E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc. 1977 
Jack Goldstein and the CalArts Mafia Minneola Press 2003
Land Art Tate Publishing 2006
Mapping the Terrain: New Genre Public Art Bay Press 1995
New Art in the 60s and 70s: Redefining Reality  Thames and Hudson  2001 
112 Workshop / 112 Greene Street  New York University Press 1981
Okey Dokey Konrad Fischer Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Konig, Koln 2007
One Place After Another: Site-Specific Art and Locational Identity  MIT Press 2004
Out of the Box: The Reinvention of Art, 1965-1975  School of Visual Arts  2000 
Performance Anthology: Source Book of California Performance Art Last Gasp Press / Contemporary Arts Press 1989
Performance Artists Talking in the Eighties  University of California Press, Berkely 2000 
Performance: Live Art 1909 to the Present Harry N. Abrams 1979
Performance: Live Art Since 1960 Harry N. Abrams 1998
Picture This: Films Chosen by Artists Hallways Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo 1987
Postminimalism  Out of London Press  1977 
Rewriting Conceptual Art Reaktion Books [Critical Views], London 1999
Six Years: The dematerialization of the art object.... Praeger  1973 
SoHo: The Rise and Fall of an Artists' Colony  Routledge 2003
Surface Tension: Prolematics of Site Errant Bodies Press 2003
The Contingent Object of Contemporary Art  MIT Press  2003 
The Lure of the Local: senses of place in a multicentered society The New Press, New York 1997
Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art: A Sourcebook of Artists' Writings  University of California Press 1996 
The Pink Glass Swan: Selected Feminist Essays on Art  The New Press, New York 1995
Video Art Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1976 
Words To Be Looked At: Language in 1960s Art MIT Press 2007
     
PERIODICALS INCLUDING ACCONCI    
     
Artforum [Documenta 5] October 1972
Artforum [Some Splashes in the Ebb Tide by Robert Morris]  February 1973
Artforum [Aligned with Nazca by Robert Morris]  October 1975
Artforum [Article on "Rooms" exhibition at P.S.1]  October 1976
Artforum [In Pursuit of Acconci] April  1977
Art Journal [From Gaget Video to Agit Video: Some Notes on Four Recent Video Works [Benjamin Buchloh] [and in Chronology] Fall  1985
Arts Magazine [Word Art: Some Aspects of Word Art]  Summer 1969
Art in America [Vito Acconci: The Body Impolitic ] October 1980 
Art in America [Keeping Abreast (Vito Acconci] July  1991 
Art-Rite # 5 Art-Rite Publishing  1974
Avalanche # 02  Avalanche 1971
Avalanche # 06 (special issue devoted entirely to Acconci)  Avalanche 1972 
Cover #2 Artcover, New York 1980
Flash Art [The Body as Site]  November-December  1991
Interfunktionen #05  Interfunktionen  1970
Interfunktionen #06 Interfunktionen 1971 
Interfunktionen #08  Interfunktionen  1972 
Interfunktionen #10 Interfunktionen 1973 
On Site 5/6 - On Energy  SITE, Inc., New York 1974
Parkett # 22  Parkett  1989
TRANS> 9/10  Passim, Inc. 2001
TriQuarterly # 32 (with cards)  TriQuarterly 1975 
Upfront # 12/13 - PADD [Politicial Art and Documentation / Distribution] PAD/D 1986/7
Vision #1 - California Crown Point Press 1976
Vision #3 - New York City Crown Point Press 1976
Vision Number 5 (Artists' Photographs) Crown Point Press  1982 
0 to 9 Number 4  Acconci and Mayer, reprint 2006, June  1968
0 to 9 Number 5 Acconci and Mayer, reprint 2006, January  1969
0 to 9 Number 6 Acconci and Mayer, reprint 2006, July 1969
     
EXHIBITION REVIEWS     
     
Vito Acconci at Sonnabend  Art in America, October  1979 
Vito Acconci at The Kitchen  Artforum, Summer, 1980
Vito Acconci, Robert Morris, Dennis Oppenheim at Sonnabend Artforum, Summer, 1980
Vito Acconci and Ana Mendieta at Galeria Lelong, New York Art Nexus #41, August-October 2001