JOSEPH KOSUTH

1945, Toledo, Ohio

F / B / S / V / INSTV

ARTISTS' BOOKS / CATALOGUES AND MULTIPLES

 
   
Art & Project Bulletin # 014 art & project 1969
Art as Idea as Idea  CAYC - Centro de arte y Comunicacion 1971 
Art as Idea as Idea - Brussels, March 1973 Paul Maenz, Brussels 1973
A Room with 23 Qualities Edition Cantz 1992
(Eine Grammatische Bemerkung) (A Grammatical Remark) Edition Cantz 1993
Function Funzione Funcion Fonction Funktion Sperone editore, Torino 1970
No thing, no self, no form, no principle (was certain) Edition Cantz 1993
Notebook on Water 1965-66 [from Artists and Photographs Box] Multiples, Inc 1970
Purloined - A Novel [ed 750] Salon Verlag, Koln 2000
Two Oxford Reading Rooms (signed, 126/250) Book Works, London 1994
Within the Context: Modernism and Critical Practice (ed. 500) Copure 1977
Zeno at the edge of the known world Hungarian Pavilion, Venice 93 1993
     
EXHIBITIONS CURATED BY KOSUTH     
     
Guide: Special Edition Isabela Stewart Gardner Museum 2003
Rules and Meanings: An Installation [2 volumes include interview and discussion with Kosuth of his approach to teaching art]   Fondazione Antonio Ratti / Corso Superior di Arte Visiva 1995 1997
The Play of the Unmentionable The Brooklyn Museum, New York 1992
     
EPHEMERA  

 
 
Joseph Kosuth. Art Investigations & "Problematics" 1965 -1973 (announcement card for new publication / order - text)  Paul Maenz, Koln  1973
Joesph Kosuth, 1970 (postcard - image) Paul Maenz, Koln  1976
Joseph Kosuth (exhibition announcement card - text) Paul Maenz, Koln  1971
Joseph Kosuth. March 17 (exhibition announcement card - text) Paul Maenz, Brussels 1973
Joseph Kosuth. Recent Work: The Nineth Investigation = Proposition 1 (exhibition announcement card - text - with envelope) Leo Castelli, New York (4 East 77) 1972
The Tenth Investigation Proposition 7 (exhibition announcement card - text - with envelope) Sperone Fischer, Rome 1974
The Tenth Investigation Proposition 5 (exhibition announcement card - text) Claire L. Copley, Los Angles 1975
Text/Context (New York) (poster) Leo Castelli Gallery, New York 1979 
Text/Context (exhibition announcement card - text) Rudiger Schottle, Munich 1979
Text/Context (exhibition announcement card - image, billboards) Paul Maenz, Koln  1979
The Eighth Investigation (Proposition Three) (exhibition announcement card - text) Loe Castelli, New York (4 East 77) 1971
     
DOCUMENTS AND PUBLICATIONS  
   
an anti-catalog  Artists Meeting for Cultural Change  1977 
Art Workers Coalition - Open Hearing Art Workers Coalition  1969
Dokumente zur Aktuellen Kunst 1967 -1970 [materials from the archives of Harald Szeemann]  Kunstkreis AG Luzern 1972
Joseph Kosuth: Art Investigations & "Problematics" 1965 -1973 [5 volumes - also in English - documenting his Investigations from 1965 to 1973 / with biography and photographs]  Kunstmuseum Luzern  1973
What Do You Expect? Paul Maenz, Koln  1977 
     
OTHER PUBLICATIONS     
     
Projects Class (12 artists / 12 cards - submitted to class)  Nova Scotia College of Art and Design  1969
The Museum of Drawers Kunsthaus Zurich 1978
     
ARTICLES AND ESSAYS BY KOSUTH     
     
The Artists as Anthropologist, 1975 The Everyday [Documents of Contemporary Art] 2008
Replies to Benjamin Buchloh on Conceptual Art [with Seth Siegelaub] October 57, Summer 1991 
     
SELECTED CATALOGUES INCLUDING KOSUTH    
     
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
Ars - Aevi - International Cultural Project  Museum of Contemporary Art, Sarajevo  1999 
Art by Telephone  Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago  1969 
Arte de Sistemas  Museo De Arte Moderno / CAYC - Centro de Arte y Communicacion, Buenos Aires 1971
Artist and Camera  Art Council of Great Britian 1980 
A View of a Decade 1967-1977  Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago  1977
Beyond Geometry: Experiments in Form, 1940s-1970s  Los Angeles County Museum of Art 2004 
Billboard Art on the Road MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts 1999
Breakthroughs: Avant-Garde Artists in Europe and America, 1950-1990  Wexner Center for the Arts 1991
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
Content: A Contemporary Focus 1974-1984  Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  1984 
Detente  Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna  1994
Deurle 11/7/73 (ed. 250) La Cambre, Brussels 1973
Documenta 6 [curator: Manfred Schneckenburger]  Kassel, Germany  1977 
Documenta 7  Kassel, Germany 1982 
Documenta 9 [curator: Jan Hoet] Kassel   1992
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
Focus 2: Minimal Art, Concept Art, Land Art and Arte Povera [brochure] Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig  2004
Global Conceptualism: Points of Origin, 1950s-1980s Queens Museum of Art  1999
Guggenheim International Exhibition 1971 Guggenheim Museum 1971
Idea and Image in Recent Art The Art Institute of Chicago 1974
Image World: Art and Media Culture  Whitney Museum for American Art 1989 
Information MoMA, NY 1970
Inquires: Language in Art Art Museum of Ontatio 1990
January 5 - 31, 1969 Seth Siegelaub 1969
Joseph Kosuth / Robert Morris  Bradford Junior College 1969 
July - August - September 1969 Seth Siegelaub 1969
July / August Exhibition Book Studio International 1970
Knowledge: Aspects of Conceptual Art  University Art Museum, Santa Barbara  2002 
Konzeption - Conception: Documentation of today's art tendencies Westdeutscher Verlag 1969
La Biennale di Venezia 1976 - From Nature to Art, from Art to Nature - The Entropy of Art Venice  1976 
la Biennale di Venezia 45: National Pavilion - Hungary Venice, various locations  1993
955,000  Vancouver 1970
1967: At the Crossroads  Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia 1987
One Month: March, 1969 Seth Siegelaub 1969
Prospect 69  Kunsthalle Dusseldorf  1969 
Reconsidering the Object of Art: 1965-1975  The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles 1995
Robert Barry, Victor Burgin, Hamish Fulton, Gilbert & George, Hans Haacke, John Hilliard, Kosuth/Charlesworth, David Tremlett, Lawrence Weiner  Fruit Market Gallery, Edinburgh  1976 
Rooms P.S.1 P.S.1 1977
Singular Forms (Sometimes Repeated): Art from 1951 to the Present  Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum  2004 
'60 - '80: Attitudes / Concepts / Images Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam 1982
Software: Information Technology: Its New Meaning for Art The Jewish Museum 1970
Strategies for the Last Painting / Strategies for the Next Painting Wolff Gallery, New York 1991
Symptoms of Interference  Camden Arts Center, London  1994 
The Desire of the Museum Whitney Museum Downtown at Federal Reserve Plaza 1989
The Real Big Picture The Queens Museum, New York 1986
The Xerox Book  Seth Siegelaub / John Wendler 1968
13 >Projekt '74< Artists Paul Maenz  1974 
Wall Works: Wall Installations in Editions 1992-93  Edition Schellmann, Koln and New York 1993
We Interrupt This Program: Print Ads and TV Spots by Artists Mercer Union, Toronto 2009
When Attitudes Become Form (Bern and London) Kunsthalle Bern 1969
Whitney Biennial 1987 [Richard Armstrong, Richard Marshall, and Lisa Phillips] Whitney Museum of American Art 1987
Word as Image: American Art 1960-1990  Milwaukee Art Museum 1990
Word Works

Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, California

1974
     
SELECTED BOOKS INCLUDING KOSUTH    
     
Alternative Art New York 1965-1985 The Drawing Center / University of Minnesota Press 2002
Appropiation [Documents of Contemporary Art] MIT Press / Tate Gallery 2009
Art After Conceptual Art MIT Press / Generali Foundation 2006
Art After Modernism: Rethinking Representation  The New Museum of Contemporary Art  1984 
Art and Artifact: The Museum as Medium  Thames & Hudson 2001
Art in the Age of Mass Media Westview Press 1994
Art Recollections:Artists' Interviews and Statements in the Nineties Danilo Montanari & Exit & Zona Archives Editori 1997
Artists Talk: 1969-1977 NSCAD, Nova Scotia 2004
Art Povera: Eartheworks/Impossible Art/Actual Art/ Conceptual Art Germano Celant 1969
But is it Art? The Spirit of Art as Activism  Bay Press  1995 
Changing: Essays in Art Criticism [Lucy Lippard]  E. P. Dutton & Co. 1971
Collectivism After Modernism: The Art of Social Imagination After 1945 University of Minnesota Press 2007 
Conceptual Art  Phaidon 1998
Conceptual Art: A Critical Anthology  MIT Press  1999
Conceptual Art and the Politics of Publicity  MIT Press  2003 
Conceptuallism in Latin American Art: Didactics of Liberation University of Texas Press  2007
5000 Artists Return to Artists Space: 25 Years  Artists Space / D.A.P. Press  1998
From the Center: feminist essays on women's art  Dutton  1976 
Great Western Salt Works: essays on the meaning of Post-Formalist art  George Braziller 1974
Idea Art: A Critical Anthology Dutton  1973 
Jack Goldstein and the CalArts Mafia Minneola Press 2003
Land Art Tate Publishing 2006
Minimal Art: A Critical Survey  E.P. Dutton & Co. 1968 
Museums by Artists Art Metropole, Toronto 1983
New Art Rizzoli 1991
New Art in the 60s and 70s: Redefining Reality  Thames and Hudson  2001 
On the Beaten Tack: tourism, art, and culture  The New Press, New York 1999
Out of the Box: The Reinvention of Art, 1965-1975  School of Visual Arts  2000 
Overlay: Contemporary Art and the Art of Prehistory  Pantheon  1983 
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 Artist's Contract

Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Konig, Koln

2009
The Context of Art / The Art of Context  Navado Press, Trieste  2004 
The Contingent Object of Contemporary Art  MIT Press  2003 
The Everyday [Documents of Contemporary Art] MIT Press and Whitechapel Gallery 2008
Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art: A Sourcebook of Artists' Writings  University of California Press 1996 
Thinking About Exhibitions  Routledge 1996
Words To Be Looked At: Language in 1960s Art MIT Press 2007
     
SELECTED PERIODICALS INCLUDING KOSUTH     
     
Art & Text # 16 Summer 1984
Artforum [Los Angeles Report]  December  1968
Artforum [Real Time Systems] September 1969
Artforum [Article on "Rooms" exhibition at P.S.1]  October 1976
Art in America, [Article: Impossible Art] May-June  1969 
Art in America, [A Critic's Diary: The New York Art Year by David Bourdon: pertaining to the picket at the Whitney related to the Rockefeller collection exhibition]  July-August 1977
Art in America [Report from Italy: Count Panza Divests]  December 1984
Art International [Letter from Holland (including: discussion of Square Peg in Round Holes and When Attitudes Become Form] May 20 1969 
art-language vo.1 #2  art & language 1970
Art Workers: Radical Practice in the Vietnam Era University of California Press 2009
Cover #3 Artcover, New York 1980
Flash Art [Turin in the 1970s]  October 1991
New Observations # 63 From the Pandemonium... New Observations Ltd, New York 1988
October 57 Summer 1991
On Site 5/6 - On Energy  SITE, Inc., New York 1974
The Fox #1 art & language  1975
The Fox #2  art & language  1975 
The Fox #3  art & language  1976
Trans> arts.cultures.media # 7 [included in article: Knowing Can Be Destroying] Passim Inc.  2000
TriQuarterly # 32 TriQuarterly 1975
   
EXHIBITION REVIEWS     
Joseph Kosuth at Castelli  Arts Magazine, November 1971 
Joseph Kosuth at Castelli Art in America, January-February  1973 
Joseph Kosuth at Lia Rumma, Naples Flash Art, October  1991