JOHN FEKNER

1950, Bronx, New York

John Fekner's website link.

ARTIST'S BOOKS
Beauty's Only Screen Deep Wedge Press [Wedge Pamphlet 10] 1983
Queensites [signed and numbered] Wedgepress & Cheese 1982
     
EXHIBITIONS CURATED BY FEKNER    
   
Artist as Apolitical Sensor [catalogue includes a one act play by Fekner: "Foreigners in the Library Americans at the Beach"; exhibition included Bullet, Lou Forgione, Don Leicht, John Piper, and Sara Spinelli, among others.] Hillwood Art Museum, Long Island University 1990
Tawkin' New Yawk City Walls [see catalogues cited] Hillwood Art Museum, Long Island University 2005
     
WRITINGS BY FEKNER    
     
Article/Bio by Fekner in "The 70s Show: New York City in the 1970s" powerhouse magazine #2 2007
     
RECORDINGS    
     
John Fekner City Squad: Election Year Special - Another (4 with a slash through it - "not") Years [a small single 33 1/3 thin vinyl record] Vinyl Gridlock Records 1984
John Fekner City Squad: Idioblast [words and music (except Wheels Over Indian Trails) and cover design by Fekner] Vinyl Gridlock Records / Recorded at Monkey Hill Studio, Queens, NY 1984
     
INDIVIDUAL CATALOGUES    
     
John Fekner: Stencil Projects: Lund & New York 1978-1979 [800 copies Edition Sellem] Galerie S:t Petri Archive of Experimental and Marginal Art, Lund, Sweden 1979
     
CATALOGUES INCLUDING FEKNER    
   
Art & Social Change  Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Ohio 1983
Billboard Art on the Road [included in survey] MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts 1999
Committed to Print: Social and Political Themes in Recent American Printed Art The Museum of Modern Art, New York  1988
Cultural Economies:Histories from the Alternative Arts Movement, NYC  The Drawing Center, New York 1996
Digital Avant-Garde: Celebrating 25 Years of Ars Electronica Eyebeam, New York / American Museum of the Moving Image, New York / Austrian Cultural Forum, New York 2004
Dispossessed Installations Florida State University Gallery and Museum  1992
East Village USA [not in exhibition but mentioned in Cameron's catalogue essay] The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York 2004
Events: Fashion Moda / Taller Boricua / Artists Invite Artists The New Museum of Contemporary Art, NY  1980
Natural History Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York 1982
New Work New York  The New Museum of Contemporary Art, NY 1982
Public Art Program 1985-1988 [catalogue of projects] Hillwood Art Gallery, Long Island University 1989
Tawkin' New Yawk City Walls Hillwood Art Museum, Long Island University 2005
The East Village Scene Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia 1984
The End: An Independent Vision of Contemporary Culture, 1982-2000 [curators: Jeanette Ingberman and Papo Colo] Exit Art, New York 2000
The 1984 Show Ronald Feldman Fine Art, Inc, New York 1983
The Television's Impact on Contemporary Art  The Queens Museum, New York 1986 
Word as Image: American Art 1960-1990  Milwaukee Art Museum 1990
EAST VILLAGE + EXHIBITIONS [invitations / posters - no catalogues]     
     
Massive Political Group Show II: Visual Art, Performance, Music, Poetry, Video. [poster / no catalogue] ABC No Rio, New York 1985
Micro Wave Now Gallery, 430 East 9th Street 1985 
Real Politik Fashion Moda, New York 1984
     
BOOKS INCLUDING FEKNER
ABC No Rio Dinero: The Story of a Lower East Side Art Gallery  ABC No Rio with Collaborative Projects 1985
Alternative Art New York 1965-1985 The Drawing Center / University of Minnesota Press 2002
Get the Message? A Decade of Art for Social Change [Lucy Lippard] E.P. Dutton 1984
Mapping the Terrain: New Genre Public Art Bay Press 1995
Paper Politics: Socially Engaged Printmaking Today PM Press, Oakland 2009
Stencil Nation: graffiti, community and art [by Russell Howez, Fekner is the first artist featured / cover image above] Manic D Press 2008
Stencil Pirates: A Global Study of the Stree Stencil Soft Skull Press 2004
The Lure of the Local: senses of place in a multicentered society The New Press, New York 1997
OTHER PUBLICATIONS    
     
Your House Is Mine Bullet Space, New York 1993
     
PERIODICALS INCLUDING FEKNER
     
Cover # 4 Artcover, New York 1980-1
PAD [Politicial Art and Documentation / Distribution] # 03 PAD/D 1981
The Flue Vol.1 #3 Franklin Furnace, December 1980
Upfront # 6/7 - PADD [Politicial Art and Documentation / Distribution] PAD/D 1983
Wedge #3/4/5 Wedge  1985