ROBERT MORRIS

1931, Kansas City, Missouri - Lives and works in New York

ARTISTS BOOKS AND MULTIPLES
     
Continuous Project Altered Daily [from Artists and Photographs Box] Multiples, Inc 1970
Los Angeles Project Aspen Magazine # 8 1970-1 
     
BOOKS BY OR ABOUT MORRIS    
     
Continuous Project Altered Daily: The Writings of Robert Morris The MIT Press 1993
Labyrinths: Robert Morris, Minimalism, and the 1960s  Harper & Row  1989 
     
EPHEMERA / POSTERS   

 
 
Black and White Felts (poster) Castelli Gallery, New York  1976
Labyrinths - Voice - Blind Time (poster) Castelli - Sonnabend, New York 1974
Robert Morris (poster)  Castelli Gallery, New York  1967
Robert Morris: Feutres (large announcement card) Galerie Ileana Sonnabend, Paris 1968
Robert Morris: Fiberglass Felt / Aluminum Cold Rolled Steel / Aluminum  Castelli Gallery, New York  1968
Robert Morris - Sculpture (poster on transparent paper) Dwan Gallery, Los Angles 1966
     
FILMS     
     
Site (1964) [inclided in Aspen 5+6] (excerpt) Aspen Magazine  1967
     
ARTICLES AND INTERVIEWS     
     
Aligned with Nazca (article by) Artforum - October 1975
Anti Form  Artforum, April [also in: The New Sculpture 1965-75: Between Geometry and Gesture, 1990] 1968 
Joint Statement [presented as an ad] in Artforum regarding exhibitions and artists rights (in response to Documenta 5) Artforum, June 1972
Notes on Dance  Happenings and Other Acts 1995
Notes on Sculpture Part 4: Beyond Objects  Artforum, April  1969 
Some Splashes in the Ebb Tide Artforum, February 1973 
The Artist Speaks: Robert Morris (interview) Art in America, May-June  1970 
untitled [catalogue essay - keynote address] Earthworks: Land Reclamation as Sculpture 1979
     
INDIVIDUAL CATALOGUES    
     
Robert Morris Whitney Museum 1970
Robert Morris [major essay on this exhibition by Jon Bird in Rewriting Conceptual Art] Tate Gallery  1971 
Robert Morris  Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz 2001
Robert Morris / Projects  ICA, University of Pennsylvania  1974 
Robert Morris [Perspectives on the Permanent Collection] Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 1991
     
OTHER PUBLICATIONS     
     
Dokumente zur Aktuellen Kunst 1967 -1970 [materials from the archives of Harald Szeemann]  Kunstkreis AG Luzern 1972
     
SELECTED CATALOGUES INCLUDING MORRIS    
     
A Different War: Vietnam in Art  Independent Curators Incorporated, New York [traveled] 1990
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
Afterimage: Drawing Through Process  The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles  1999
Air Art  Arts Council YM/YWHA, Philadelphia 1968
A Minimal Future? Art as Object 1958-1968  The Museum of Contemporary Art, L.A.  2004
Anti-Illusion: Procedures/Materials Whitney Museum 1969
Archive Fever: Uses of the Document in Contemporary Art International Center for Photography, New York 2008 
Art by Telephone  Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago  1969 
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 
Blam! The Explosion of Pop, Minimalism and Performance 1958-1964  Whitney Museum of American Art  1984 
Bodyworks Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago 1975
Committed to Print: Social and Political Themes in Recent American Printed Art The Museum of Modern Art, New York  1988
Compassion and Protest: Recent Social and Political Art from the Eli Broad Family Foundation Collection  San Jose Art Museum  1991 
Content: A Contemporary Focus 1974-1984  Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  1984 
Diagrams & Drawings  Rijksmuseum Kroller-Muller, Otterlo  1972
Disarming Images: Art for Nuclear Disarmament  The Art Museum Association of America 1984
Documenta 4 [curator: Arnold Bode]  Kassel, Germany  1968 
Documenta 6 [curator: Manfred Schneckenburger]  Kassel, Germany  1977 
Documenta 8 [curator: Manfred Schneckenburger] Kassel   1987
Earth Art Andrew Dickson White 1969
Earth Works (no catalogue, anouncement card written in sand) Virginia Dawn Gallery 1968
Earthworks: Land Reclamation as Sculpture Seattle Art Museum 1979

Ecologic Art (postcard, no catalogue)

John Gibson Gallery, New York 1969
Filmdance 1890's - 1983  The Public Theater, New York 1983
Films by American Artists: One Medium Among Many Art Council of Great Britian - a traveling exhibition of films 1981
557,087 Seattle 1969
14 Sculptors: The Industrial Edge  Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota  1969 
Fragile Ecologies: Contemporary Artists' Interpretation and Solutions [mentioned in the essays, not included in the exhibition] The Queens Museum, New York 1992
Function of Drawing  Rijksmuseum Kroller-Muller, Otterlo  1975 
Guggenheim International Guggenheim Museum 1971 
Hanging / Leaning The Emily Lowe Gallery, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York 1970
Idea and Image in Recent Art The Art Institute of Chicago 1974
Improbable Furniture Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia 1977
Information MoMA, New York 1970
Into the Light: The Projected Image in American Art 1964-1977  Whitney Museum 2001
I Promise It's Political: Perfomativity in Art Museum Ludwig, Koln  2002 
Joseph Kosuth / Robert Morris  Bradford Junior College 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: Punti dell'arte Venice, various locations  1993
la Biennale di Venezia 46: Identity and Alterity: Figures of the Body 1895-1995 [Jean Clair] Venice, various locations  1995
Land Marks: New site proposals by twenty-two original pioneers of environmental art   Bard College Center  1984
Memento Mori  Moore College of Art, Philadelphia 1985
Minimal Art [in German] Akademie der Kunste, Berlin 1969
995,000 Vancouver 1970
1967: At the Crossroads  Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia 1987
Off Limits: Rutgers University and the Avant-Garde, 1957-1963 [mentioned in text - not in exhibition] The Newark Museum  1999
One Month: March 1969 Seth Siegelaub 1969
Op Losse Schtoeven (Square Peg in Round Holes) Stedelijk Museum 1969 
Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object 1949-1979  L.A. Museum of Contemporary Art 1998 
Power: Its Myths and Mores in American Art 1961-1991  Indianapolis Museum of Art  1991
Primary Structures: Younger American and British Sculptors The Jewish Museum, New York  1966 
Probing The Earth: Contemporary Land Projects  Hirshhorn Museum 1977
Reel Work: Artists' Film and Video of the 1970s  Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami  1996
Schemes: A Decade of Installation Drawings Elise Meyer Inc 1981
Sculpture Since the Sixties: from the Permanent Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art   Whitney Museum of American Art  at Equitqble Center 1989
Singular Forms (Sometimes Repeated): Art from 1951 to the Present  Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum  2004 
'60 - '80: Attitudes / Concepts / Images Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam 1982
Sonsbeek 71 Park Sonsbeek, Arnhem  1971
Structures for Behavior  Art Gallery of Ontario  1978
Spaces MoMA, NY 1970
10  Dwan Gallery 1966
The Art of the Real: USA 18948-1968 The Museum of Modern Art  1968
The End of the World:Contemporary Visions of the Apocalypse [Curator: Lynn Gumpert] The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York  1983
The Last Picture Show The Walker Art Center  2003
The 1984 Show Ronald Feldman Fine Art, Inc, New York 1983
The Political Arm  John Weber Gallery / Washington University Gallery of Art 1991
The Rebounding Surface: A Study of Reflections in the Work of Nineteen Contemporary Artists [curator: Linda Weintraub] Edith C. Blum Art Institute Avery Center for the Arts, Bard College  1982 
The Xerox Book  Seth Siegelaub / John Wendler 1968
Urban Encounters: Art Architecture Audience  ICA, University of Pennsylvania 1980
Video Art Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennyslvania, Philadelphia  1975
When Attitudes Become Form (Bern and London)  Kunsthalle Bern 1969
Whitney Museum Sculpture Annual 1970  Whitney Museum of American Art 1970
Works for New Spaces  Walker Art Center, Minneapolis  1971
Worthless (Invaluable) Moderna galerija Ljubljana  2000
     
SELECTED BOOKS INCLUDING MORRIS    
     
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 Modernism: Rethinking Representation  The New Museum of Contemporary Art  1984 
Art and Life Praeger 1971
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 in the Land: A Critical Anthology of Environmental Art E. P. Dutton 1983
Art Povera: Earthworks - Impossible Art - Actual Art - Conceptual Art  Praeger 1969
Art Workers: Radical Practice in the Vietnam Era University of California Press 2009
Changing: Essays in Art Criticism [Lucy Lippard]  E. P. Dutton & Co. 1971
Conceptual Art Dutton 1972
Conceptual Art  Phaidon 1998
Conceptual Art and the Politics of Publicity  MIT Press  2003 
Earthworks: Art and the Landscape of the Sixties  Boettger, Suzaan  2002
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
Happenings and Other Acts  Routledge 1995
Idea Art: A Critical Anthology Dutton  1973 
Jack Goldstein and the CalArts Mafia Minneola Press 2003
Land and Environmental Art Phaidon 1998
Land Art Tate Publishing 2006
Minimal Art: A Critical Survey  E.P. Dutton & Co. 1968 
Minimalism: Art and Polemics in the Sixties Yale University Press  2001 
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 
Overlay: Contemporary Art and the Art of Prehistory  Pantheon  1983 
Performance: Live Art 1909 to the Present Harry N. Abrams 1979
Performance: Live Art Since 1960 Harry N. Abrams 1998
Recording Conceptual Art  [interviews originally carried out by Norvell in 1969] University of California Press 2001 
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 New Avant-Garde: Issues for the Art of the Seventies Praeger 1972
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
     
PERIODICALS INCLUDING MORRIS     
     
Artforum ["Entropy and the New Momuments" by Robert Smithson]  June  1966 
Artforum [Allan Kaprow: "The Shape of the Art Environment" [How anti form is "Anti Form"? - a response to Robert Morris' article of April, 1968] Summer  1968
Artforum [Jack Burnham: Systems Esthetics]  September  1968
Artforum [Earthworks and the New Picturesque] December 1968
Artforum [Review of Anti-Illusion: Procedures / Materials September  1969 
Artforum [Notes on an Exhibition as a Work] June 1970
Artforum [Some Splashes in the Ebb Tide] February 1973
Art in America [The Emperor's New Bikini by Hilton Kramer] January-February 1969
Art in America, [Article: Impossible Art] May-June  1969 
Art in America [Robert Morris: Prisioner of Modernism by Carter Ratcliff] October 1979 
Art in America [Report from Italy: Count Panza Divests]  December 1984
Art International [A Museum of Language in the Vicinity of Art by Robert Smithson] March  1968
Art International [Buenos Aires] April 20  1968 
Art International [Minimal Art at the Hague]  May 15  1968
Art International [Letter from Holland (including: discussion of Square Peg in Round Holes and When Attitudes Become Form] May 20 1969 
Art International [New York]  November  1969
Arts Magazine [Paris]  February 1970 
Aspen No. 5+6  Fall / Winter  1967 
Aspen Magazine No. 8 Fall / Winter 1970-1 
Avalanche # 01  Avalanche 1970 
Avalanche #03  Avalanche 1971 
Avalanche #08 Avalanche  1973 
Art-Rite #10  Art-Rite 1975
Cover # 4 Artcover, New York 1980-1
Interfunktionen #06 Interfunktionen 1971 
New Observations # 35 New Observations Ltd. 1985 
October # 8 [Sculpture in the Extended Field by Rosalind Krauss] Spring 1979
Studio International [New York Commentary] March  1970
     
EXHIBITION REVIEWS     
     
Robert Morris at Ileana Sonnabend. Paris Art International, May 15  1968 
Robert Morris at Castelli Artforum, Summer  1968 
Robert Morris at Castelli [see Black and White Felts poster above] and Sonnabend Artforum, October 1976
Vito Acconci, Robert Morris, Dennis Oppenheim at Sonnabend Artforum, Summer 1980