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Selected Bibliography

2012
Kisa Lala, 'A Mind Safari with Stargazer Not Vital', The Huffington Post, March 21st, 2012
Smith, Roberta, 'A Grotesque Stillness Flirts With Flamboyance', The New York Times, January 27th

2011
Adam, Georgina. Gerlis, Melanie. Skeggs, Toby. 'Sales forecast: fair, Collectors with appetite for more challenging work return - but most expensive items await buyers', The Art Newspaper,June 17-19th
Reneau, Olivier, 'Not Vital Artiste Et Batisseur D'Utopie', L'Optimum, September
Monchesi, Juliana, 'Rumo Ao Sul', Select, October-November
'Not Vital - Cow Dung, 1990', Art Review
Wallpaper Thai Eidtion, May
'Not Vital & Yeesokyung Rebirth and enigmatic sensuality', The Brussels tribune, février 2011

2010
Rabitsch, Virgina. 'Hans-Joerg Ruch und Not Vital, Kunst und Architektur im Zwiegesprach.' Viso, May

2009
Vetrocq, Marcia, 'Speaking in Tongues: Tha art of Not Vital', Sculpture in Nature, Nature of Sculpture
Simenc, Christian. ‘Un Nouveau Regard Sur La Montagne.’ French Architectural Digest, February – March, pp.151
Marlow, David O. ‘At Home in the Trees.’ Architectural Digest, January, p. 109

2008
Duff, Stacey, 'Vitality stories', Time Out Beijing, June 
Evangelisti, Silvia. ‘Arte Fiera/ Art First’, Bologna: Renografica edizioni d’arte, p.366
Shaw, Kurt. ‘Moo-ving display’, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, May 29th, p. 13
Koplos, Janet. ‘Not Vital at Sperone Westwater’, Art in America, April, p.165
Hawgood, Alex. ‘Not Vital’, The New York Times Style Magazine, Spring, p.124–125
Kellein, Thomas. ‘The Tongue is My Yardstick’, exhibition brochure, Galerie Urs Meile [Beijing-Lucerne], April 22nd
Wullschlager, Jackie. ‘Work that speak volumes’, Financial Times, Life & Arts, April 19th -20th,p.12

2007
Collins, Lauren. ‘You Say Vidal’, The New Yorker, October 1st, pp.40, 42
Olbricht, Thomas. ‘Rockers Island from the Olbricht Collection’, Germany: Steidl/ Folkwang Museum, pp.46
‘International Photo Magazine: Number 5’, London: Ivory Press Ltd., p.187
Kuoni, Gisela, 'Pikante Druckgrafiken vom Meister der Satire', Die Südostschweiz, May 9th
Vetrocq, Maria E. and Gore Vidal. ‘Not Vital’, Milan: Skira
Curringhton, Dora, 'Rifugio surreale', D, la Republica delle Donne, January 20th

2006
Berger, Olivier, 'Gore Vidals Reise zurück zu den Wurzeln der Familie', Die Südostschweiz,June 28
Gantenbein, R., 'Ob Villa oder Baumhaus: so wurden Träume war', Sonntagszeitung,June 11
Pfeiffer, Tadeaus, 'Massig, spitz und unberührt', Basler Zeitung, Kulturmagazin,March 9th
Stoeber, Michael. ‘Not Vital, Being and Building’, Sculpture Magazine,January / February, pp. 38-43
Reginato, James. ‘Vital Signs’, W Magazine, August, pp.64,and 228 – 235
Alan Artner, 'Seemingly an Outsider, Vital Transcends Borders', Chicago Tribune,March 16th,2006
Michael Stoeber, 'Not Vital - Being and Building', Sculpture Magazine,January/February 2006

2005
Not Vital : Agadez, Exhibition Catalogue, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Germany
Not Vital, Exhibition Catalogue, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France

2004
Spiegler, Marc,‘Not Vital’, Art + Auction,pp.34-38
Princenthal, Nancy, ‘The Underside of Innocence’, Art in America, September,pp.118-121
Frankel, David, ‘Not Vital, Sperone Westwater’, Artforum, Summer, pp. 246-247
Kimberly Bradley, 'Quiet Vitality', Artnet, May 2004
Johnson, Ken, ‘Not Vital: Sperone Westwater’, The New York Times, April 16th, p.E38
Ken Johnson, 'Not Vital', The New York Times, April 16th, 2004
Bradley, Kimberly, Quiet Vitality, Artnat 
Not Vital, Exhibition Catalogue, Sperone Westwater, New York, USA

2002
Vital, Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Exhibition Catalogue
Fat Es Fat, Kunstverein, Schaffhausen, Exhibition Catalogue

2001
Not Vital, Galleria Cardi & Co., Exhibition Catalogue
La Biennale di Venezia, XLVII Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte, Plateau of Humanity, Exhibition Catalogue by Harald Szeemann, Electa, 1997
Vendrame, Simona, ‘A Bridge Towards the Future’, Tema Celeste, Summer 2001, pp. 44-49
‘Il Cuore in una Scarpa’, Amica, December, p. 36
‘Not Vital’, Art on Paper, September – October, p. 70

2000
Straub, Carol, Not Vital – Notizen aus Sent, Palace Review; The Tower, pp. 22-25
Gian Enzo Sperone; Torino Roma, New York; 35 Anni di Mostra tra Europa e America, p. 448-449, 484
‘Not Vital - Notizen aus Sent’, Palace Revue, The Tower, January
Matthis, Aldo, ‘Vom Menschen zum Esel mutiert’, Südostschweiz, March 25th,p.19, pp.33

1999
Szeemann, Harald, Anderland Verlag, München; Germany
Not Vital, Exhibition Catalogue, Sperone Westwater, NY, USA
Johnson, Ken, ‘Not Vital, Snowballs’ The New York Times, February 5th

1998
Jones, Alan, New York a Milano: Not Vital, Tema Celeste, N°69-70, p. 820
The Erotic Sublime, (Slave to the Rythm), Exhibition catalogue, Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
‘Bilder fran världens ände’, Sydsvenska Dagbladet, January 2nd
‘Not Vitals Wurlzen und Wandlungen’, Turicum, June
‘Auszeichnungen für graphische Kunst’, Die Südostschweiz, August 12th
Kuoni, Gisela, ‘Zürichs junge Kunstmesse (Kunst 98)’, Die Südostschweiz, October 24th, p. 23
Schäfer, Patrick, ‘Bericht des AICA, Japan’, AICA

1997
Dorsey, John, ‘about SpAces & forms, part II’, The Sun, January 29th
Giuliano, Mike, ‘Sculpture, the Sequel (spAces & forms, part II)’, Maryland Institute, College of Art, City Paper, February 26th, p. 32
Newhall, Edith, ‘Talent, Casting Call’, New York Magazine, February 24th, p.145
Levin, Kim, ‘Not Vital’, The Village Voice, March 25th, p. 10
Löfstrand, Ylva, ‘Malmö Konsthall’, Svenska Museer, April
Mathonnet, Philippe, ‘Bâle, l'art et l'argent’, Beaux Arts, June 14th
Kuspit, Donald, ‘Not Vital: Sperone Westwater, Baron/Boinsanté’, Artforum, vol. 35 N°9, May, pp. 107-108
‘Working Proof: Reviews of Prints, Photographs, and Multiples’, On Paper, vol. 1,
N°4, March - April, p. 45
Kuoni, Gisela, ‘Art 28 '97 in Basel’, Bündner Zeitung
Rauer, Ann-Marie, ‘Utställing pa Malmö konsthall’, SVT 2, November 20th
Waltenberg, Lilith, ‘Entrén till konsthallen ska vara fri’, Sydsvenska Dagbladet, Titelseite, November 20th
‘Världen sedd med ärlig blick’, Sydsvenska Dagbladet, November 21st, p. 7
Engzell, Stig, ‘Skulptur och fotografi pa Konsthallen’, Skanska Dagbladet, November 21st
‘Foton och skulpturer’, Nordvästra Skanes Tidningar, November 21st
Ersgard, Stefan, ‘Fotograf och skulptör ställer ut’, Arbeitet Nyheterna, November 21st
Carlsson, Larsolof, ‘Bland jättetungor och komockor’, Helsingborgs Dagblad, November 22nd
Hadnagy, Judit, ‘Premiär i Malmö’, Folkbladet Norrköping, November 22nd, p.6
Sidan 26, ‘Not Vital visar djurliv i brons’, Helsingborgs Dagblad, November 22nd
‘Ödebygd och Nietzsches mustasch’, Arbeitet Nyheterna, November 23rd
‘Spartanskt’, Södermanlands Nyheter, November 24th, p. 6
Hadnagy, Judit, ‘Skulpturer och fotografier i Malmö konsthall’, Östra Smaland, November 24th
tv-Beitrag, ‘Skulpturer och fotografier i Malmö konsthall’, Kanal TV 4, November 24th, 16h45
tv-Beitrag, ‘Skulpturer och fotografier i Malmö konsthall’, Kanal TV 4, November 25th, 17h15
‘Tunga, koskit och gubbar’, Göteborgs Posten, November 25th, p. 7
Kyander, Pontus, ‘Konstnär pa ständigt lek humör’, Sydsvenska Dagbladet, November 25th, p. 14
Hadnagy, Judit, ‘Skulpturer och fotografier ställs ut i Malmö konsthall’, Lila Edet - Posten, November 26th, p. 4
biba, ‘Fra hver sit verdenshjorne’, Alt, Danmark, N°40, November 27th
‘Intressant samtal mellan helt skilda världar’, Svenska Dagbladet, November 29th
Malmqvist, Conny, ‘Lekfullt och humoristiskt i en alltför vacker miljö’, Kvällsposten, December 2nd
Klinthage, Jörgen, ‘Dokumentärt och humoristiskt’, Hallandsposten, December 2nd
Sidan 20, ‘Finskt foto exponeras’, Hallandsposten, December 2nd
‘Greyhound holding my broken leg’, Helsingborgs Dagblad, December 5th, p. 53
Johannson, Ulf R., ‘Én rolig bok om Malmö’, Kvällsposten, December 8th
Zeylon, Hakan, ‘Konst med djup och bredd’, Unknown publication, December 12th
Orstadius, Brita, ‘Tva spännande kontraster’, Boras Tidning, December 12th
‘Listan’, Kvällsposten, December 13th
‘Vital och Männikkö i Malmö’, Upsala Nya Tidning, December 15th
Brahammar, Gunnar, ‘Djurskulptur och foto’, Ystads Allehanda, December 16th
Montigny, Britte, ‘Konfrontationer - Not Vital - Malmö Konsthall’, Helsingborgs Dagblad, December 19th
‘Manligt utan krusiduller’, Kristianstadsbladet, December 20th
Nilsson, Torgny, ‘Avkrokarnas konst’, Nordvästra Skanes Tidningar, December 23rd
‘Manligt och roligt’, Wachtmeister, Marika, Sölvesborgs - Tidningen, December 29th
Wachtmeister, Marika, ‘Manligt och roligt’, Blekinge Läns Tidning, December 29th
Wachtmeister, Marika, ‘Manligt och roligt’, Karlshamns Allehanda, December 29th
Kempe, Jessica, ‘Tunga l blº a brons’, Unknown publication
Objectivity: International Objects of Subjectivity, exhibition brochure, with introduction by Barbara Bloemink and essay by Carla Hanzal (Virginia Beach: Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, 1997)
Annas, Teresa, ‘Worldly Visions’, The Virginia Pilot, December 13th, pp. E1, E5

1996
Karmel, Pepe, ‘The Stuff of Dreams & the Natural World’, The New York Times, January 5th, p. 23
Kuoni, Gisela, ‘Skulpturen von Not Vital bei Lusciano Fasciati’, Bündner Zeitung, September 4th, p. 17.
‘Weihnachtsaktion 96, Japanese Sgraffito’, Bündner Tagblatt, December 3rd
Kellein, Thomas, ‘Ein Buch zu Not Vitals Skulpturen’, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, December
Kuoni, Gisela, ‘Bekannte Bündner Namen an der Art 27 '96 in Basel’, Bündner Zeitung
Kellein, Thomas, Not Vital, Staib + Mayer: Stuttgart, Germany

1995
‘Not Vital, 'Notes, too'’, The Print Collector's Newsletter, Vol. XXVI, N°1, March
‘Not Vital, 'Lamb'’, The Print Collector's Newsletter, Vol. XXVI, N°2, May-June, p. 66
‘Not Vital at Berggruen & Zevi’, Time Out New York, January 11th
Zbinden, Veronique, ‘Recontre et ébauche de portrait’, Le Nouveau Quotidien, January 31st
Not Vital, Exhibition Catalogue, Turin, Italy, Galleria Milleventi
Iannacci, Anthony, ‘Not Vital at Sperone Westwater’, Artforum, Vol. XXXIV, N°1, September, p. 99
Upshaw, Reagan, ‘Not Vital at Sperone Westwater’, Art in America, Vol. 83, N°11, November, p. 114
Kuoni, Gisela, ‘Überblick zum Jahresende’, Bündner Kunstmuseum, Bündner Zeitung, December, p. 2

1994
Mack, Gerhard, ‘Die Natur als Fundgrube 'Projekt Schweiz II'’, Cash, February 4th
Müller, Hans-Joachim, ‘'Projekt Schweiz', der Ausstellung zweiter Teil’, Basler Zeitung, February 5th
Teletext, ‘'Projekt Schweiz II' CH-TXT/D’, February 5th
Abutille, Mario C., ‘Vom Dichtermaler bis zum Auto-Fan’, Basellandschaftliche Zeitung, February 7th
Müller, Hans-Joachim, ‘Grünes und auch Andersfarbiges 'Projekt Schweiz II'’, Basler Zeitung, February 8th
‘Svriza rumantscha/cuntrast’, La Casa Paterna la Punt, February 11th
V. Kageneck, Christian, ‘Beiträge zum Wohle der Natur 'Projekt Schweiz II'’, Südkurier, February 12th
Monteil, Annemarie, ‘Hin zur Quelle der Kunst, 'Projekt Schweiz II'’, St. Galler Tagblatt, February 14th
Bugmann, Urs, ‘Wahrnehmung statt Nachahmung, 'Projekt Schweiz II'’, Luzerner Neuste Nachrichten, February 14th
Gassert, Siegmar, ‘Helvetische Ansichten, 'Projekt Schweiz II'’, Dreiland Zeitung, February 17th
Marquart, Lisa, ‘Drawn in the nineties illustrates the beauty of a line’, San Diego University, N°126, April 20th
Jaunin, Françoise, ‘Bâle convoque nature et culture sous le signe de l'hétérogène, 'Projekt Schweiz II'’, Tribune de Geneve, February 24th
Stegmann, Markus, ‘Stuttgart: Not Vital in der Galerie Edith Wahlandt’, Das Kunst - Bulletin, October
‘Eine neue Kunstszene in West Chelsea’, Neue Zürcher Zeitung
Feeser, Sigrid, ‘Ein ganz vitales Schlitzohr, Ausstellung von Not Vital in der Stuttgarter Galerie Edith Wahlandt’, Die Rheinpfalz, N°229, Feuilleton section, October 1st
Müller, Frank-Wolf, ‘Einige Mauerbilder von dem Fall, Galerierundgang Stuttgart: Arbeiten bei Valentien, Buhler, Wahlandt und Wehr’, Esslinger Zeitung, Feuilleton section, p. 35, October 8th – 9th
Pol, ‘Durchaus International, Zweiter Galeriesamstag in diesem Jahr’, Stuttgarter Zeitung, N°245, p. 38, October 22nd
Vogt, Rainer, ‘Wer Ohren hat..., Premiere in Stuttgart: Not Vital bei Edith Wahlandt’, Stuttgarter Nachrichten, October 22nd
Hoffmann, Gabriele, ‘Kuhfladen und Stickbilder, Spaziergang durch Stuttgarter
Privatgalerien’, Galerien, Vo. 5, N°43, November
Marquart, Christian, ‘Beim Barte des Philosophen: Not Vital bei Wahlandt in Stuttgart’, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, N°258, Kunstmarkt section, p. 36, November 5th
Valentin, Beate, ‘Abstrakte Positionen, galerien/Vier Asstellungen in Stuttgart’, Handelsblatt, N°219, section G, p. 6, November 11th – 12th
Ho, ‘Willen zur Macht, Not Vital bei Edith Wahlandt’, Stuttgarter Zeitung, N°263, feuilleton section, p. 12, November 14th
Brody J., Castlman R., ‘A Century of Artists Books: Between the pages with Riva Castleman’, The Print Collector's newsletter, Vol. XXV, N°5, November / December, pp. 172-176

1993
Tousely, Nancy, ‘Drawing as an art form impresses’, Calgary Herald, January 8th, p. C1
Jaunin, Françoise, ‘Not Vital débarque à Lausanne’, Tribune de Genève, February 11th
Levin, Kim, ‘Not Vital (cow dung)’, The Village Voice, March
Krienke, Mary, ‘Not Vital - Galerie Lehmann, Lausanne’, Artnews, April
Smith, Roberta, ‘Not Vital’, The New York Times, June 25th
‘Not Vital, 'Adam, One Afternoon'’, The Print Collector's newsletter, Vol XXIV, N°2, May –June
Stapen, Nancy, ‘Drawn in the nineties at Worcester Art Museum’, The Boston Globe, December 27th, p. 31
Windhöfel, Lutz, ‘Eine Versöhnung zun Jahrhundertende - Art 24 '93’, Neue Zürcher Zeitung,June 18th
Not Vital, 'Voir Naples et Mourir', The Print Collector's newsletter, Vol XXIV, N°5, November - December

1992
Tonchi, Stefano, ‘Gigli...Un'avanguardia sommessa interpretata dall'artista americano Not Vital’, L'Uomo Vogue, N°230, June, pp. 78-83
‘Gigli...The low key avant-garde look of American artist Not Vital’, L'Uomo Vogue International, p. 9
Kuoni, Gisela, ‘Not Vital in New York - Loft ist Atelier’, Bündner Zeitung, June 10th, p. 13
Stutzer, Beat, ‘Not Vital - Wurzeln und Wandlungen’, Tericum, N°23 Jahrgang, June, pp. 10-19
Neri, Louise and Not Vital, ‘Not Vital: Common Currency’, Parkett, N°34, September, pp. 144-149
Rainwater, Robert, ‘Signs of Life: Not Vital's Prints & Books’, The Print Collectors Newsletter, Vol. XXIII, N°3, July / August, pp. 81-87
Mack, Joshua, ‘Drawn in the nineties – preview’, Bloomington Voice, September 16th, p. 13
Russell, John, ‘The Secret Life is Led in Drawings’, The New York Times, July 5th

1991
Witschi, Stefan, ‘Not Vital, Konkretes zwischen NY u. dem Engadin’, The St. Moritz Magazine, 1990/1991
‘Not Vital 'El Maktoub Maktoub'’, The Print Collector's newsletter, Vol. XXI, N°6, January
‘Not Vital e Sol Lewitt, Museum d'art a Cuira’, Fögl Ladin, September 20th
‘Brunnenprojekt für den neuen Churer Bahnhof’, Bündner Zeitung, December 13th, p. 3
Persivale, Matteo, ‘L'ultima follia dello Swatch - Animal Wheel’, Corriere della Sera
Ripley, Deborah, ‘What is etched is etched’, Artscribe, N°85, January / February, pp. 23-24

1990
Baron/Boisanté, ‘Art (Curt Marcus Gallery - ten egyptian noses’, The New Yorker, January 8th
Liebmann, Lisa, ‘Not Vital’, The New Yorker, January 8th
Silva, Arturo, ‘Swiss Sculptor Not Vital’, Yomiuri, (Tokyo), April 19th
‘Not Vital’, The Print Collector's newsletter, Vol XXI, N°1, March - April
Silva, Arturo, ‘Not Vital’, Clique, (Tokyo), N°19, April 5th, pp.124-125
Kimmelman, Michael, ‘Not Vital’, The New York Times, Friday, April 27th
McBride, Elizabeth, ‘Multiples, Davis/McClain’, Art News, May, p.224
Windhöfel, Lutz, ‘Museale Erscheinung der Art 21 in Basel’, Bündner Zeitung, 15 June, p.2
‘Not Vital 'Tongue'’, The Print Collector's newsletter, Vol XXI, N°3, July-August
Fatzer, Barbara, ‘Von seiner Zeit zu sein’, Thurgauer Volksfreund, August 17th
Mahoney, Robert, ‘Not Vital at Curt Marcus’, Arts Magazine, September, p.101
Poiatti, Myriam, ‘Vital mue la bouse en bronze’, La Tribune de Geneve, December 12th, p.37
Chauvy, Laurence, ‘Not Vital: un art engagé’, Journal de Geneve, December 18th, p.23
Bartels, Daghild, ‘Von kulturellen Basiswerten - Prix BCG '90’, Bündner Zeitung
‘The First Five Years’, The Kaldewey Press, December

1989
Juliet Art Magazine, N°39, December/January, p.52
‘Not Vital’, The Print Collector's newsletter, Vol XIX, N°6, January - February
Tallman, Susan, ‘Multiples by Not Vital’, Arts Magazine, May
Kuspit, Donald, ‘Relics of the Present’, Artforum International, January
‘La suisse romanche - 'Centre culturel Suisse à Paris'’, Bündner Zeitung, February 2nd, p.21
‘Not Vital’, Al-Ahram, (Cairo), February 19th
C.Ch., ‘Not Vital a la Galerie Akhenaton I’, Aujourd'hui L'Egypt, N°7 ‘Künstlerische Gestaltung - Altersheim Scuol’, Bündner Zeitung, May 5th, p.3
‘Arcaico’, Vanity, p. 32

1988
Kuspit, Donald, ‘Relics of the Present’, Artforum, Vol. XXVII, N°5, January,pp.88-91
Kroni, Tanja, ‘Grossfotografie und archaische Plastiken, 20 internationale fotokunstler und Not Vital im Kunstmuseum Luzern’, Tagblatt, March 26th, p.76-77
‘Not Vital im Kunstmuseum Luzern’, Bündner Zeitung, March 26th
Kroni, Tanja, ‘Not Vital neue Schffensphase’, Tagblatt, March 26th, p.31
Schiliger, Pirmin, ‘Not Vital - Vertikalität und Tierhaftes’, Bündner Tagblatt, March 28th
‘Not Vital’, La Rivista dell'Arredamento, March
Vogel, Maria, ‘Erinnerung konkretisiert sich in Skulpturen’, Vaterland, March 30th
Baldrighi, Luciana, ‘Scarpitta, si chiude’, Il Giornale, March 31st
‘Grossfotos und der Bündner Not Vital’, Die Heimat, March 31st
‘Salvatore Scarpitta & Not Vital’, Corriere della Sera, March 17th
Baron/Boisanté, ‘Not Vital’, The Print Collector's newsletter, Vol XIX,N°1, March - April
Desarzens, Corinne, ‘Scènes de chasse dans la forêt des villes’, April 23rd
’Salvatore Scarpitta & Not Vital’, La Repubblica, Tuttomilano, January 28th
‘Salvatore Scarpitta & Not Vital’, Corriere della Sera, January 28th
‘Salvatore Scarpitta & Not Vital’, Milanbook, January
‘Eterni, effimieri miti di Scarpitta e Not Vital’, Arte, February
Vettese, Angela, ‘Salvatore Scarpitta & Not Vital’, FlashArt, March
‘Gli appuntamenti da non perdere’, Grazia - per Lui (Gruppo Vogue), March 3rd
Zingg, Max, ‘Subversive Gegenbilder zu d. Scheinwelten’, Luzerner Neuste Nachrichten, March 26th
Low, Markus, ‘Totems to a World Past or Yet to Come, Romulus and Remus’, Swiss American Review, May 11th, p.7
Meuli, Andrea, ‘Skulptur den Zeitkurven entlang’, Bündner Zeitung, March 26th, p.17
Lucerne aussi’, Journal de Genève, April 23rd
Iannacci, Anthony, ‘Arcaico’, Vanity, N°35, May, pp. 32-35
Schaub, Martin, ‘Im Wirbel von Verkleinerung und Vergrösserung’, Tages-Anzeiger, April 9th
Kuoni, Gisela, ‘Schweizer Künstler in New York’, Bündner Zeitung, August 20th, p. 16
Iannacci, Anthony, ‘Salvatore Scarpitta & Not Vital, Studio Guenzani’, Artscribe International, N°71, September/October, p.98
Kliemand, Evi, ‘Ausstellungskatalog Not Vital’, Liechtensteiner Volksblatt, September
Cotter, Holland, ‘Not Vital at Curt Marcus’, Art in America, October, p. 193
Decter, Joshua, ‘Not Vital at Curt Marcus’, Flash Art, October, p. 132
McEvilley, Thomas, Art Presse, November
‘Not Vitals Kunst besticht in St. Moritz’, Bündner Zeitung, November 29th, p.7
Baron / Boisanté, ‘Not Vital 'Le sei sorelle'’, The Print Collector's newsletter, Vol. XIX, N°5, November
‘La piu lungia sculptura da bruonz dal muond’, Fögl Ladin, December 2nd,p.1
Tallman, Susan, ‘Sound and Vision, Multiples by Not Vital and Christian Marclay’, Arts Magazine, May, pp. 17-18
‘Bigger than you - St. Moritz’, Bündner Zeitung, December 21st
Marks, Ben, ‘Impoverished Dialogue - The New Poverty’, Artweek, December 24th
‘At the Metropolitan Museum of Art’, Kaldewey Press, December

1987
Schwabsky, Barry, ‘Invitational’, Arts Magazine, January,p.120
(holl), ‘Zürcher Kunstmesse 'Forum', 60 one man shows...’, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, February 2nd
Klein, Ellen, Arts Magazine, January
Collins T., Milazzo R., ‘New York: Tropical Codes’, Kunstforum International, March – April - May
Meuli, Andrea, ‘Die Präzision des Geheimnisses, 'Forum', Zürich’, Bündner Zeitung, February 3rd
P.W., ‘'Forum' - Zeitgenossen im Einheits-Look’, Basler Zeitung, February 19th, p. 59
Indiana, Gary, ‘Future Perfect - 'The Antique Future'’, The Village Voice, March 10th, p. 85
Dickhoff, Wilfried, ‘The Hypermodern Art Effect’, Wolkenkratzer Art Journal, March 13th
Woodruff, Mark, ‘The Antique Future: Articulating the void’, New Art Examiner, June, pp.36-37
McCoy, Pat, ‘'The Antique Future', Massimo Audiello’, Artscribe International, N°64, Summer, pp.77-78
Collins, Milazzo, ‘Kunstforum International’, New York Tropical Codes, March
Conti, Viana, ‘Nasce Pinta’, Flash Art, March
Collins T., Milazzo R., ‘Radical Consumption and The New Poverty’, New Observations, October
Brenson, Michael, ‘Similia/Dissimilia’, The New York Times, December 18th, p. 36
Simonett, Dino, ‘Not Vital’, Quer, May, pp.7-12
Evans-Clark, Phillip, ‘New Poverty’, The New York Observer, October 26th

1986
Wilson, William, ‘Not Vital at Diana Brown Gallery’, Los Angeles Times, February 14th
Indiana, Gary, ‘Formal Wares’, The Village Voice, 25 March 25th
‘Invitational Exhibition’,The Village Voice,July 8th

1985
Löw, Markus, ‘Not Vital - Less is More’, Swiss American Review, February 27th,p.7
Levin, Kim, ‘Not Vital’, The Village Voice, February
Cotter, Holland, ‘Group Show’, Arts Magazine, April,p.42
Cecil, Sarah, ‘Not Vital, Willard’, Art, May
Upshaw, Reagan, ‘Not Vital at Willard’, Art in America, June, pp. 139-140
Indiana, Gary, ‘Banks of America - NV at Soho's Chase Manhattan’, The Village Voice, August

1984
Hollenstein, Roman, ‘Alpenländische Resonanzen, Ausstellung Chur’, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, N°89, March 14th / 15th
Meuli, Andrea, ‘Aspekte aktueller Bündner Künstler’, Bündner Zeitung, March 19th,p.2
King, Elaine, ‘Not Vital in Mendelson Gallery’, New Art Examiner, June, p.17
gu, ‘Kunst braucht Begegnung - Rathaushalle Chur’, Bündner Zeitung, August 31st, p. 2
Russell, John, ‘Drawings by 11 Artists’, The New York Times, September 7th, section C.
Ma, ‘Fremde vertieft Beheimatung’, Die Ostschweiz, September 8th
Larsen, Kay, ‘The Cooked and The Raw’, New York Magazine, September 24th, p. 103
Levin, Kim, The Village Voice, September
Kerle, Heinz, ‘Archaische Tiere, verschwindender Mensch’, Bündner Zeitung, October 12th,p.9
am, ‘Berührung und isolierte Verlorenheit’, Bündner Zeitung

1983
‘Ein Rundgang mit dem Künstler (Gimpel und Hanover)’, Bündner Zeitung
Levin, Kim, ‘Joseph Nechvatal/Not Vital/Robin Weglinski’, The Village Voice, May 17th
Levin, Kim, ‘Not Vital in 'Nature Morte'’, The Village Voice, May 24th

1982
Huggler, Max, ‘Wandobjekte von Not Vital’, Du, N°11, November

1981
‘Nicht einfach Tiere: Nashörner, Rhinozeros, Ross’, Bündner Zeitung, September 14th,p.2

1980
Miller, Donald, ‘His Name's Not Vital but his Art Has Life’, Post Gazette, (Pittsburgh, PA), March 28th
‘Not Vital at Nature Morte’, The Village Voice, May 24th
L.V., ‘Kunst in Zürich’, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, September 8th, p. 18

1979
Huggler, Max, ‘Weihnachtsausstellung’, Bündner Zeitnung, December 7th, p.31
ki, ‘Kontrastprogramm - Galerie Schöner Wohnen’, Bündner Zeitnung

1976
‘Zeichnungen in der Dritten Galerie Zofingen’, Bündner Zeitnung

1971
‘Not Vital in der Galerie d'art’, Neue B[SW1]ündner Zeitung, 13 January

 

Catalogs

2014
NOT VITAL: Il pavimento della cucina di mia nonna, Exhibition catalogue, Museo d’arte Mendrisio, Mendrisio, Switzerland (26 September 2014 – 11 January 2015), Mendrisio 2014, Texts: Simone Soldini, Gian Enzo Sperone, Alma Zevi.
Piz, Exhibition catalogue, Galleria Sperone, Sent, Switzerland (2 August 2014 – 15 February 2015), Sent, 2014, Text: Alma Zevi.
Not Vital, Exhibition catalogue, Galería Patricia Ready, Santiago, Chile (13 March – 25 April 2014), Santiago 2014, Texts: Cristian Orellana, Alma Zevi.
Tanter, Exhibition catalogue, Cabinet d’Arts Graphiques, Musées d’Art et d’Histoire, Geneva, Switzerland (17 January – 13 April 2014), Geneva 2014, Texts: Christian Rümelin, Alma Zevi.

2013
Not Vital: Guarda, Exhibition catalogue, Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing, China (19 November 2013 - 19 January 2014), Beijing 2013. Texts: Rukhsana Jahangir, Not Vital
Not Vital: Landscapes, Exhibition Catalogue, Ben Brown Fine Arts. Hong Kong, China (22 May - 10 August 2013), Hong Kong 2013.

2012
Not Vital: Let One Hundred Flowers Bloom, Exhibition catalogue, Kunstraum Dornbirn, Dornbirn, Austria (13 April – 3 June 2012), Dornbirn 2012. Texts: Edelbert Köb, Alma Zevi.
Not Vital: Werke 1989 bis 2011, Exhibition catalogue, Schauwerk Sindelfingen, Sindelfingen, Germany (28 April 2012 – 13 January 2013), Sindelfingen 2012. Text: Thomas Kellein.
Not Vital, Exhibition catalogue, Sperone Westwater, New York City, U.S.A. (3 March – 21 March 2012), New York 2012. Text: Gian Enzo Sperone

2011
Not Vital: Plasters, Exhibition catalogue, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (9 July – 29 October 2011), Tokyo 2011.
Not Vital: Full On, Exhibition catalogue, Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China (28 May – 10 July 2011), Beijing 2011. Texts: Jerome Sans, Alma Zevi.
NotVital:hanging&waiting, Exhibition catalogue, Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels, Belgium (14 January – 17 February 2011), Brussels 2011. Text: Nicolas Trembley.

2010
Not Vital: Suicides, Exhibition catalogue, Ben Brown Fine Arts, London, U.K. (11 June – 28 August 2010), London 2010. Texts: Akhmed Haidara, Anthony Downey

2009
Not Why, Exhibition catalogue, Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing, China (14 November 2009 – 16 January 2010), Beijing 2009. Texts: Christoph Doswald, Not Vital
Sculpture in Nature, Nature of Sculpture. Exhibition catalogue, Foundation De Elf Lijnen, Oudenburg, Belgium (16 May 2009 – 4 October 2009), Oudenburg 2009

2007
Not Vital, Exhibition catalogue, Sperone Westwater, New York City, U.S.A. (15 September – 27 October 2007), Milan 2007

2006
Stephen Grahem, Cathy S. Cottong, Akhmed Haidera, ‘Not Vital’, February

2005
Thomas Kellein, Christiane Heuwinkel, Jochen Kopp, ‘Not Vital. Agadez.’
Louise Neri, ‘Not Vital’, January

2004
Ahkmed Haidera, ‘Not Vital’

2002
Markus Stegmann, Werner Meyer, Herausgeber, ‘Fat es Fat’

2001
‘Voglio vedere le mie montagne’

1998
Anthony Jannacci, Bera Nordal, ‘Not Vital’, November

1990
Claude Ritschard, ‘Not Vital’, December

1989
André v. Grafenried, Mohamed Taha Hussien, ‘Not Vital at Akhnaton’, February

1988
Ziba de Weck, ‘Works on Paper’, November

1984
Beat Stutzer, ‘Aspekte aktueller Bündner Lunskt’


Books 

2015
Not Vital, Texts by Christian Rümelin and Alma Zevi, Kerber Verlag, Bielefeld

1996
Not Vital, Text by Thomas Kellein, D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, New York


Filmography 

Studio Banana TV: Not Vital. Interview. Madrid, Spain, 2010.

‘Not Vital. Niger.,2007’, Thomas Kellein. Color video. English. 14 min. 2007

Albion Gallery, London, U.K, 2005

Thomas Kellein, Christiane Heuwinkel, Jochen Kopp: Not Vital. Agadez, Niger. Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Germany, 2005.

Hercli Bundi: Not Vital, Half Man – Half Animal. (Not Vital, halb Mensch, halb Tier.)

Televisiun Rumantscha, 1999 / Fama Film, Bern, Switzerland, 2000