DENNIS OPPENHEIM

1938, Mason City (Electric City) Washington - Lives and works in New York

ARTISTS BOOKS AND MULTIPLES    

 

   
Cancelled Crop / Forest Project / Notes on Ecologic Projects   Aspen Magazine # 8  1970-1 
Flower Arrangement for Bruce Nauman [from Artists and Photographs Box] Multiples, Inc. 1970
Proposals 1967 - 1974 (signed and numbered)  Lebeer-Hossmann, Bruxelles, Hamburg  1974
     
RECORDINGS     
     
Broken Record Blues (Airwaves) 110 Records  1976 
Theme from a Major Hit ("It ain't what you make it's what makes you do it."  American Narrative / Story Art 1967-1977 - Record 1978
     
VIDEO AND FILM     
   
Tooth and Nail: Film and Video 1970 - 74 by Dennis Oppenheim Slought Foundation 2008
     
EPHEMERA   

 
   
Dennis Oppenheim (announcement card) John Gibson Gallery / Commissions, New York 1970
Dennis Oppenheim (announcement card) John Gibson Gallery, New York 1977
Mind Twists: A portfolio of burned out thoughts (invitation card)  Multiples, Inc. (Marian Goodman Gallery)  1977 
Timetrack [individual mailed announcement card for work in Land Art exhibition] Fernsehgalerie Gerry Schum, Berlin 1969 
     
ARTICLES AND CONTRIBUTIONS     
     
Discussion with Michael Heizer, Dennis Oppenheim, and Robert Smithson  in Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art: A Sourcebook of Artists' Writings  1996
Top Raw Marerial (contribution to catalogue: Odd Lots: Revisiting Gordon Matta-Clark's Fake Estates) White Columns / Queens Museum, New York  2005 
     
OTHER PUBLICATIONS     
     
Dokumente zur Aktuellen Kunst 1967 -1970 [materials from the archives of Harald Szeemann]  Kunstkreis AG Luzern 1972
On Site #4 - Not Seen and/or Less Seen of... Site, Inc., New York 1973
The Kitchen Center for Video and Music 75-76  The Kitchen, New York 1976
     
INDIVIDUAL CATALOGUES    
     
Dennis Oppenheim Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam 1974
Dennis Oppenheim: Explorations Charta 2001
Dennis Oppenheim: Retrospective - Works 1967-1977 [plus: Three Interviews - excerpts and Checkist - Art Gallery of Ontario] Musee d'Art Contemporain, Montreal 1978
Dennis Oppenheim: Selected Works 1967 - 1990  P.S. 1  1991
Nine Days with Dennis Oppenheim CAYC - Centro de arte y Comunicacion 1971 
     
SELECTED CATALOGUES INCLUDING OPPEBNHEIM    
     
Actualite d'un Bilan  Yvon Lambert, Paris  1972
American Narrative / Story Art 1967-1977  Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, Texas 1978
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
A Second Talent: Painters and Sculptors Who are Also Photographers  The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art 1985
A View of a Decade 1967-1977  Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago  1977
Behind the Facts: Interfunktionen 1968-1975 Fundacio Jan Miro, Barcelona 2004 
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
Bodyworks Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago 1975
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
Construction in Process  37 Pkwn Street, Lodz, Poland  1981 
Content: A Contemporary Focus 1974-1984  Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  1984 
Deconstruct / Reconstruct  John Gibson Gallery, New York 1986
Documenta 5 Kassel, Germany 1972
Documenta 6 [curator: Manfred Schneckenburger]  Kassel, Germany  1977 
Earth Art Andrew Dickson White 1969
Early Work by Five Contemporary Artists [Curator: Marcia Tucker - including interviews with each artist] The New Museum of Contemporary Art , New York 1977
Earth, Air, Fire, Water: Elements of Art Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 1971 
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
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
Gerry Schum  Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam  1980
Indoors Outdoors Sculpture El Bohio Community and Cultural Center 1986
Information MoMA, New York 1970
Into the Light: The Projected Image in American Art 1964-1977  Whitney Museum 2001
La Biennale di Venezia 1976 - International Events Venice  1976 
la Biennale di Venezia 45: Opera Italiana - Transiti - Museo Elettronico Venice, various locations  1993
Land Art  Fernsehgalerie Berlin Gerry Schum  1969 
Land Marks: New site proposals by twenty-two original pioneers of environmental art   Bard College Center  1984
Machineworks Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia 1981
995,000 Vancouver 1970
1967: At the Crossroads  Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia 1987
One Month: March 1969 Seth Siegelaub 1969
Op Losse Schtoeven (Square Peg in Round Holes) Stedelijk Museum 1969 
Prospect 69  Kunsthalle Dusseldorf  1969 
Pulsa 2: Report on a Phenomenon [curator: Phyllis Plous] University Art Museum, Santa Barbara, California  1990
Ready to Shoot: Fernsehgalerie Gerry Schum / videogalerie schum  Kunsthalle Dusseldorf  2003
Reasoned Space  Center for Creative Photography, U. of Arizona 1980
Reconsidering the Object of Art: 1965-1975  The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles 1995
Reel Work: Artists' Film and Video of the 1970s  Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami  1996
Rooms, P.S.1 P.S.1 1977
San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art: A Selections from the Permanent Collection  San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art 1990
Schemes: A Decade of Installation Drawings Elise Meyer Inc 1981
Sculptural Ideas: 29th Annual Contemporary Art Exhibition  Leheigh University Art Galleries, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 1984
'60 - '80: Attitudes / Concepts / Images Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam 1982
Slide Show: Projected Images in Contemporary Art  The Baltimore Museum of Art  2005 
Sonsbeek 71 Park Sonsbeek, Arnhem  1971
The Last Picture Show The Walker Art Center  2003
The Museum as Muse: Artists Reflect  The Museum of Modern Art, New York 1999
The Television's Impact on Contemporary Art  The Queens Museum, New York 1986
Valencia Biennial #2 - The Ideal City  Valencia, Spain  2003
Video Art Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennyslvania, Philadelphia  1975
When Attitudes Become Form (Bern and London)  Kunsthalle Bern 1969
Whitney Biennial 1981 [John G. Hanhardt, Barbara Haskell, Richard Marshall, and Patterson Sims] Whitney Museum of American Art 1981
Whitney Museum Sculpture Annual 1970  Whitney Museum of American Art 1970
Word as Image: American Art 1960-1990  Milwaukee Art Museum 1990
X-Screen: Film Installations and Actions in the 1960s and 1970s  Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wein 2004 
     
SELECTED BOOKS OF THE INCLUDING OPPENHEIM    
     
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 and Life Praeger 1971
Art in the Land: A Critical Anthology of Environmental Art E. P. Dutton 1983
Artpark: The Program in Visual Arts [documentation of 1974-6 projects] Artpark, New York 1976
Art Povera: Earthworks - Impossible Art - Actual Art - Conceptual Art  Praeger 1969
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 
Creative Time: The Book 33 Years of Public Art in NYC Princeton Architectural Press 2007
Earthworks: Art and the Landscape of the Sixties  Boettger, Suzaan  2002
Fantastic Architecture Something Else Press 1969
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
Individuals: Post-Movement Art in America E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc. 1977 
Land and Environmental Art Phaidon 1998
Land Art Tate Publishing 2006
New Art in the 60s and 70s: Redefining Reality  Thames and Hudson  2001 
112 Workshop / 112 Greene Street  New York University Press 1981
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 
The Context of Art / The Art of Context  Navado Press, Trieste  2004 
The Contingent Object of Contemporary Art  MIT Press  2003 
Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art: A Sourcebook of Artists' Writings  University of California Press 1996 
Video Art Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1976 
     
PERIODICALS INCLUDING OPPENHEIM     
     
Artforum [Earthworks and the New Picturesque] December 1968
Artforum [Real Time Systems] September 1969
Art in America, [Article: Impossible Art] May-June  1969 
Arts Magazine [Paris]  February 1970 
Aspen Magazine No. 8 Fall / Winter 1970-1 
Avalanche # 01  Avalanche 1970 
Avalanche # 02  Avalanche 1971
Cover # 1 Standart Publications, New York 1979
Cover #2 Artcover, New York 1980
Frieze [Labours of Love - Flavin and Oppenheim] November - December 2001
Interfunktionen # 03 Interfunktionen 1969
Interfunktionen # 04 Interfunktionen 1970
Interfunktionen #05  Interfunktionen  1970
Interfunktionen #06 Interfunktionen 1971 
Interfunktionen # 07 Interfunktionen  1971
Interfunktionen # 09 Interfunktionen 1972
Parachute # 9 (interview)  Parachute  1977
     
EXHIBITION REVIEWS     
     
Dennis Oppenheim at John Gibson  Art in America, March-April  1970 
Dennis Oppenheim at Sonnabend Art in America, May-June 1973
Dennis Oppenheim at Francoise Lambert, Milan  Artforum, February  1980
Vito Acconci, Robert Morris, Dennis Oppenheim at Sonnabend Artforum, Summer, 1980
Dennis Oppenheim at BlumHelman Art in America, October 1993
     
ADVERTISEMENTS     
     
Dennis Oppenheim at John Gibson (with image - "Snow Projects")  Artforum, January 1969