MICHAEL ASHER

1943, Los Angeles

INDIVIDUAL CATALOGUES
Michael Asher The Renaissance Society 1990
Michael Asher: George Washington at the Art Insititute of Chicago 1979-2005 [see Artists Curating Exhibitions] Art Institute of Chicago  2006
     
EPHEMERA    
     
Vocation / Vacation Project (including Hans Haacke Garry Kennedy and Michael Asher [3 page carbon copy announcement sent to Judith Hoffberg] Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Alberta, Canada 1981
     
SELECTED CATALOGUES INCLUDING ASHER    
     
A Forest of Signs: Art in the Crisis of Representation [not in exhibition but mentioned in catalogue essay by Anne Rorimer: Photography - Language - Context: Prellude to the 1980s] The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles 1989
A Minimal Future? Art as Object 1958-1968  The Museum of Contemporary Art, L.A.  2004
Anti-Illusion: Procedures/Materials Whitney Museum 1969
Beyond Geometry: Experiments in Form, 1940s-1970s  Los Angeles County Museum of Art 2004 
Blurring the Boundries: Installation Art 1969-1996 Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego 1996
Carnegie International 1991 [Curators: Lynne Cooke and Mark Francis] The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania 1991
Contemporary Sculpture. Projects in Munster 1997  Munster, Germany  1997
Documenta 5  Kassel, Germany 1972 
18'6" x 6'9" x 11'21/2" x 47' x 11 3/16" x 29'8 1/2" x 31' 9 3/16 [poster] San Francisco Art Institute 1969
557,087 Seattle 1969
La Biennale di Venezia 1976 - From Nature to Art, from Art to Nature - Ambient Art Venice  1976 
Reconsidering the Object of Art: 1965-1975  The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles 1995
Rooms P.S.1 P.S.1 1977
75th American Exhibition Art Institute of Chicago 1982 
Sonsbeek 86  Arnhem, The Netherlands  1986
Sonsbeek 93  Arnhem, The Netherlands 1993 
Spaces MoMA, NY 1970
The Big Nothing  Institute for Contemporary Art, Philadelphia 2004
The Museum as Muse: Artists Reflect  The Museum of Modern Art, New York 1999
Vocation / Vacation The Baniff Center, School of Fine Arts 1981
     
SELECTED BOOKS INCLUDING ASHER    
     
Alternative Art New York 1965-1985 The Drawing Center / University of Minnesota Press 2002
Art After Conceptual Art MIT Press / Generali Foundation 2006
Art and Artifact: The Museum as Medium  Thames & Hudson 2001
Art & Technology: A Report on the Art & Technology Program of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1967-1971  Los Angeles County Museum of Art / The Viking Press 1971
Beyond Recognition: Representation, Power, and Culture University of California Press 1992
Conceptual Art  Phaidon 1998
Conceptual Art and the Politics of Publicity  MIT Press  2003 
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
Get the Message? A Decade of Art for Social Change [Lucy Lippard] E.P. Dutton 1984
Jack Goldstein and the CalArts Mafia Minneola Press 2003
Museums by Artists Art Metropole, Toronto 1983
One Place After Another: Site-Specific Art and Locational Identity  MIT Press 2004
On the Museum's Ruins  MIT Press 1993
Out of the Box: The Reinvention of Art, 1965-1975  School of Visual Arts  2000 
Six Years: The dematerialization of the art object.... Praeger  1973 
Surface Tension: Prolematics of Site Errant Bodies Press 2003
The Artist's Contract

Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Konig, Koln

2009
The Contingent Object of Contemporary Art  MIT Press  2003 
     
PERIODICALS INCLUDING ASHER    
     
Artforum [Documenta 5] October 1972
Artforum [Aligned with Nazca by Robert Morris]  October 1975
Flash Art [Michael Asher]  November-December 1993 
Parkett #30 Parkett 1991
Studio International [New York Commentary] March  1970
Vision #1 - California Crown Point Press 1976
Whitte de With - Cahier #3  Witte de With center for contemporary art, Rotterdam 1995
     
EXHIBITION REVIEWS    
     
Michael Asher at Centre Pompidou Flash Art, October  1991