JAMES LEE BYARS

1932, Detroit, Michigan - 1997

INDIVIDUAL CATALOGUES
The Perfect Moment IVAM Centre del Carme 1994
     
EPHEMERA     

 
   
A and B you ready to do some fant show ? Love B [announcement card] Wide White Space, Antwerp  1973 
James Lee Byars: The Rest is Silence (large three-fold exhibition brochure with images) 3 galleries: Mary Boone, Perry Rubenstein and Michael Werner, New York  2006
     
OTHER PUBLICATIONS    
     
The Museum of Drawers Kunsthaus Zurich 1978
     
CATALOGUES INCLUDING BYARS    
     
Art by Telephone  Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago  1969 
Beau Monde: Toward a Redeemed Cosmopolitanism - Site Santa Fe 4th International Biennial Site Santa Fe, New Mexico 2001
Choices: Making Art of Everyday Life The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York 1986
Conception, Conceptual Documents 1960-1990 Norwich Gallery, Norwich School of Art and Design, U.K. 2001
Conceptual Art Conceptual Aspects The New York Cultural Center  1970
Conceptual Art: The NSCAD Connection 1967-1973 The Press of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design 1994
Critical Mass: Happenings, Fluxus, Performance, Intermedia and Rutgers University 1958-1972  Mason Gross Art Galleries, Rutgers University / Mead Art Gallery, Amherst 2003 
Documenta 5 Kassel, Germany 1972
Documenta 6 [curator: Manfred Schneckenburger]  Kassel, Germany  1977 
Documenta 7  Kassel, Germany 1982 
Documenta 8 [curator: Manfred Schneckenburger] Performance Kassel   1987
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
Information Museum of Modern Art, New York 1970
Intervenciones  Pabellon de Andalucia 1992
La Biennale di Venezia 48  Venice, Italy  1999 
Laboratorium Antwerpen Open  1999 
Magiciens de la Terre  Musee National d'Art Moderne Centre Georges Pompidou  1989
Metropolis Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin 1991
One Month March 1969  Seth Siegelaub  1969
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
Prospect 69  Kunsthalle Dusseldorf  1969 
Singular Forms (Sometimes Repeated): Art from 1951 to the Present  Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum  2004 
Temporarily Possessed: The Semi-Permanent Collection The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York 1995
The Big Nothing  Institute for Contemporary Art, Philadelphia 2004
Thin Skin: The Fickle Nature of Bubbles, Spheres, and Inflatable Structures Independent Curators International, New York 2002
Wide White Space 1966-1976 Behind the Museum  Palis des Beaux-Arts de Bruxelles 1995
     
BOOKS INCLUDING BYARS     
     
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
Art Recollections:Artists' Interviews and Statements in the Nineties Danilo Montanari & Exit & Zona Archives Editori 1997
Artists Talk: 1969-1977 NSCAD, Nova Scotia 2004
Changing: Essays in Art Criticism [Lucy Lippard]  E. P. Dutton & Co. 1971
Conceptual Art  Phaidon 1998
Idea Art: A Critical Anthology Dutton  1973 
Museums by Artists Art Metropole, Toronto 1983
New Art Rizzoli 1991
Performance Anthology: Source Book of California Performance Art Last Gasp Press / Contemporary Arts Press 1989
Performance: Live Art 1909 to the Present Harry N. Abrams 1979
Six Years: The dematerialization of the art object.... Praeger  1973 
The Context of Art / The Art of Context  Navado Press, Trieste  2004 
     
PERIODICALS INCLUDING BYARS     
     
Art in America, [Article: Impossible Art] May-June  1969 
Interfunktionen # 03 Interfunktionen 1969
Sculpturre, Vol.21, #9 November   2002
0 to 9 Number 6 [supplement - street work] Acconci and Mayer, reprint 2006, July 1969
     
EXHIBITION REVIEWS     
     
James Lee Byars at Michael Werner, Cologne  Flash Art, November-December  1991