Joseph Kosuth


Selected Catalogs

Morrison, Toni. ‘Artworks The Progressive Collection’. Foreword. Ed. Toby Devan Lewis.
‘Wiehager, Renate, Minimalism and After’, éd.Hatje Cantz Verlag, Daimler Chrysler AG, p.320-321, ill.

‘Reconizable Differences & Andersen self-described’, éd. Fiona Biggiero. Nikolaj Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center.

‘Troube numero 1’, hiv/print revue Trouble.

‘Guests and Foreigners. The year of isolation’, éd. Chiba City Museum of Art, The Tokushima Modern Art Museum

‘Symptoms of Interference, conditions of possibility’. éd. Art and Design.

Joseph Kosuth “Zero at the Edge of the Known World”. Venice Biennale Palace of Exhibitions and the authors.

Prinz, Jessica. Art Discourse/Discourse in Art. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1991, pp. 1, 2, 5-10, 45- 78, ills.

'Nature (artificielle)', Ed. Sodel-BDDP, pp.66-67.
Trimarco, Angelo. Confluenza: arte e critica di fine secolo. Milan: Guerini, 1990. pp. 119-157, ills.

Britt, David, ed. Modern Art: Impressionism to Post-Modernism. Boston, Toronto, London: Little, Brown and Company, 1989, pp. 81-382, ill.
Buchloh, Benjamin H.D. "De l'esthétique d'administration à la critique institutionelle (Aspects de l'art conceptuel)." In L'art conceptuel, une perspective [] Paris: Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, pp. 25-53. In English and French.
Connor, Steven. Postmodernist Culture. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, p. 239.
Welchman, John C. "Translation/(Procession)/Transference: Joseph Kosuth and the Scene/Seen of Writing." In Exchange of Meaning: Translation in the Work of Joseph Kosuth [] Antwerp: Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst and International Cultureel Centrum, 1989, pp. 24-57. In English and Dutch. De Duve, Thierry. Resonances du Readymade: Duchamp entre avant-garde et tradition. Nimes: Editions Jacqueline Chambon, pp. 236, 242, 250, 270, 279, ill.
Special Affects: The Photographic Experience in Contemporary Art. Milan: Giancarlo Politi Editore, 1989, pp. 77-79, 174-175, 193- 194, ills.
Gintz, Claude. "L'art conceptuel, une perspective." In L'art conceptuel, une perspective [] Paris, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, pp. 13-23. In English and French.
Gohr, Siegfried and Gachnang, Johannes. Bilder Streit: Widerspruch, Einheit und Fragment in der Kunst seit. Cologne: DuMont Buchverlag, 1989, p. 173.
Guercio, Gabriele. "Formes dans la resistance: Barry, Huebler, Kosuth et Weiner contre la presse americaine." In L'art conceptuel, une perspective [] Paris, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, pp. 65-81. In English and French.
Hardy, Tom. "Language in Conceptual Art." In Modes of Address: Language in Art Since 1960 [] New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, pp. 3-5.
Harrison, Charles. "Art Object and Artwork." In L'art conceptuel, une perspective [] Paris: Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, pp. 55-64. In English and French.
Hartt, Frederick. Art: A History of Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, 3rd ed. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., p. 950.
Juhl, Carsten. "The Cognitive in the Work of Art." In Exchange of Meaning: Translation in the Work of Joseph Kosuth [] Antwerp: Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst and International Cultureel Centrum, pp. 78-113. In English, French and Dutch.
Lynton, Norbert. The Story of Modern Art, Second Edition. Oxford: Phaidon Press, Ltd., pp. 288, 377, ill.
Phillips, Lisa. "Art and Media Culture." In Image World [] New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1989, pp. 57-93, ill.
Rorimer, Anne. "Photography-Language-Context: Prelude to the 1980's," in A Forest of Signs [], Catherine Gudis, ed. Cambridge, MA & London: MIT Research Press, pp. 129-153, ill.
Siegelaub, Seth. "Quelques observations à propos du soi-disant ‘Art Conceptuel’: Extraits d'entretiens non publiés avec Robert Horvitz (1987) et Claude Gintz (1989)." In L'art conceptuel, une perspective [] Paris, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, 1989, pp. 85-94, ill. In English and French.
Sumpf, Joseph. "Approaching Kosuth." In Exchange of Meaning: Translation in the Work of Joseph Kosuth [] Antwerp: Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst and International Cultureel Centrum, 1989, pp. 58-77. In English, French and Dutch.

Baker, Kenneth. Minimalism. New York: Abbeville Press, pp. 90, 92, 94
Bourel, Michel. ‘Art Conceptuel.’ In Art Conceptuel I [] Bordeaux: Musée d'Art Contemporain, pp. 9-12.
Celant, Germano. Unexpressionism: Art Beyond the Contemporary. New York: Rizzoli, pp. 282-291, ills.
Cora, Bruno. ‘Joseph Kosuth 'Modus Operandi': Cancellato, Rovesciato.’ In ‘Modus Operandi’: Cancellato, Rovesciato. Un Opera de Joseph Kosuth al Museo di Capodimente. Naples: Electa Napoli, pp. 12-19.
Fonce, Jan. ‘Upon Reflection: Conceptualizing Conceptual Art(ists)’ In Concept Art [] Copenhagen: Stalke Galleri, 1988, pp. 34-39. In English, French, German and Dutch.
Levin, Kim. Beyond Modernism. New York: Harper & Row, pp. 152, 165.
Poinsot, Jean-Marc. "Deni d'exposition." In Art Conceptuel I [] Bordeaux: Musée d'Art Contemporain, 1988, pp. 13-21.
Sandler, Irving. American Art of the 1960s. New York: Harper & Row, 1988, pp. 138, 294, 350, 352, 354, 357, ills.
Waldron, Michael and Amy Heard. "Language in Art Since 1960." In Modes of Address: Language in Art Since 1960 [] New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1988, pp. 2-3.

Durner, Leah. "Aspects of Conceptualism in American Work." In Aspects of Conceptualism in American Work [] New York: Avenue B Gallery, n.p.
Jones, Ronald. "The Beauty of Circumstance." In The Beauty of Circumstance [] New York: Josh Baer Gallery, 1987, n.p.
Jouan, C. "Le mot." In Cadres en l'aire [] Rennes: Centre d'Histoire de l'Art Contemporain, pp. 16-17, ill.
Nittve, Lars. "Implosion." In Implosion: Ett Postmodernt Perspective/A Postmodern Perspective [] Stockholm: Moderna Muséet, 1987, pp. 13-39. In English and Swedish.
Osterwold, Tilman. "`Blow Up': Zeitgeschichte." In Blow Up [] Stuttgart: Württembergischer Kunstverein, 1987, pp. 11-21, ill.
Zaunschirm, Thomas. "Psycho Art." Locations [] Innsbruck:Tiroler Landesgalerie im Taxispalais, 1988, p. 37, ill.
Zaunschirm, Thomas. "Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Neue Bildery." In Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Neue Bilder [] Salzburg: Edition Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, 1987, pp. 7-36. In English and German.

Guercio, Gabriele. ‘Rooted Rhetoric: Imperfections in Humanism’, in Rooted Rhetoric: Una Tradizione nell'Arte Americana [] Naples: Guida Editori, pp. 12-21. In English and Italian.
Hoet, Jan. ‘Chambres d'amis: een Museum op avontuur’, In Chambres d'amis [] Ghent: Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, 1986, pp. 11-22.
Lebovici, Elisabeth. ‘L'ombre sans doute’, In Le Fragment et le Hérisson [] Olonne sur Mer: Cahiers de l'Abbaye Sainte- Croix, n.p.
Le Vine, Charles. ‘Open the `Open' Work of Art’, In Rooted Rhetoric: Una Tradizione nell'Arte Americana [] Naples: Guida Editori, 1986, pp. 124-133. In English and Italian.
Morgan, Robert C. ‘Beyond Formalism: Language Models, Conceptual Art and Environmental Art’, In An American Renaissance: Painting and Sculpture Since 1940 [] New York: Abbeville Press, 1986, pp. 47-157. Pansera, Anty and Maurizio Vitta. Guida all'arte contemporanea.Marietti: Casale Monferrato, 1986, pp. 185, 187, 188.
Semin, Didier. ‘Deux cent trois mots en garamond corps onze’, In Le Fragment et le Herisson [] Olonne sur Mer: Cahiers de l'Abbaye Sainte-Croix, 1986, n.p.
Stella, Frank. Working Space. Cambridge, MA & London: Harvard University Press, 1986, pp. 127, 130, ill.
Trimarco, Angelo. ‘Modern Postmodern’, In Rooted Rhetoric: Una Tradizione nell'Arte Americana [] Naples: Guida Editori, 1986, pp. 138-145. In English and Italian.

Arnason, H. Harvard. History of Modern Art. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., pp. 703, 705, ill.
Avella, Leonardo. L'effimero spaziale e la nuovaimmagine. Siena: Edizioni il Ceccio, p. 40.
Barilli, Renato. L'Arte Contemporanea: Da Cezanne alle ultimetendenze. Milan: Feltrinelli, pp. 318-319, ill.
Collection: 1985. Lyon: Musée St. Pierre, pp. 34-38, ills.
del Guercio, Antonio. Storia dell'arte presente: Europa e Stati Uniti dal 1945 a oggi. Rome: Editori Riuniti, 1985, pp. 117, 120, 131, ill.
Hertz, Richar d, ed. Theories of Contemporary Art. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1985, pp. 93-102, 103-106, 146, 180, 263.
Morton, L.H. "Theories of Three Conceptual Artists: A Critique and Comparison [Kosuth, LeWitt, Atkinson]. Ph.D. Diss.: Ball State University.
Phillipson, Michael. Painting, Language and Modernity. London, Boston, Melbourne and Henley: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1985, p. 106.
Siegel, Jeanne. Artwords: Discourse on the 60s and 70s. Ann Arbor, MI: UMI Research Press, 1985, pp. 221-231, ills.
Zaccharias, Thomas. Blick der Moderne: Einfuhrung in ihre Kunst. Munich & Zurich: Verlag Schnell & Steiner, 1985, p. 73, ill.

Centre d'art contemporain, Genève: 1974-1984. Foreword by Adelina von Furstenberg. Geneva: Centre d'art contemporain, pp. 64-65, ills.
Diacono, Mario. Verso una nuova iconografia. Reggio Emilia: Collezione Tauma, pp. 231-235, ill.
Dorfles, Gillo. Ultime tendenze nell'arte d'oggi., 6 ed. Milan: Feltrinelli, pp. 14, 15, 19, 22, 132, 134, 136, 138, 139, 144, 151, 183, 186, 193, 194, ill.
Kelly, Mary. "Re-viewing Modernist Criticism." In Brian Wallis, ed. Art After Modernism: Rethinking Representation. Boston: David R. Godine, Inc., pp. 87-103, ill.
Kuspit, Donald B. "Flak from the 'Radicals': The American Case against Current German Painting." In Brian Wallis, ed. Art After Modernism: Rethinking Representation. Boston: David R. Godine, Inc., p.137-151.
Pincus-Witten, Robert. Eye to Eye: Twenty Years of Art Criticism. Ann Arbor, MI: UMI Research Press, 1984, pp. 143, 185.
Robins, Corinne. The Pluralist Era: American Art, 1968-1981. New York: Harper & Row: pp. 26-29, 32-33, ill.
Sandback, Amy Baker. Looking Critically: 21 Years of Artforum Magazine. Ann Arbor, MI: UMI Research Press, pp. 151, 242-247, 250-252, 259, 263, 293-295, ills.

De Fusco, Renato. Storia dell'arte contemporanea. Rome-Bari: Laterza, 1983, pp. 260, 273, 277-278, 404, ills.
Knight, Christopher. Art of the Sixties and Seventies: The Panza Collection. New York: Rizzoli, pp. 52-53, 234-237, 264, ills.
Levanto, Yrjana. "Kasitetaide -- ajatuksjen Atlantis [Conceptual Art—An Atlantis of Ideas]." In Ars '83 [] Helsinki: Helsingfors, pp. 24-38, ills.
Lippard, Lucy R. Overlay: Contemporary Art and the Art of Pre-History. New York: Pantheon Books, p. 96.
Sauer, Christel. Die Sammlung Fer. Cologne: Verlag Gerd de Vries, pp. 94-97, 206-207, ills.

Johnson, Ellen, ed. American Artists on Art. New York: Harper & Row, 1982, pp. 134-137.
Van der Marck, Jan. American Art: Third Quarter Century [] Seattle: Seattle Art Museum, pp. 88-89, 117-118, ill.
Minimal & Earth & Concept Art. Poland: Jazzpetit, pp. 254- 302, ills.
Plagens, Peter. "Ed Ruscha, Seriously." In The Works of Edward Ruscha [] New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1982, pp. 32-40, ill.
Trimarco, Angelo. La parabola del teorico: L'arte e la critica. Rome: Officina, 1982, pp. 7-29, ills.

Buettner, Stewart. American Art Theory, 1945-70. Ann Arbor, MI: UMI Research Press, p. 147.
Glozer, Laszlo. Westkunst: Zeitgenössische Kunst seit 1939. Cologne: DuMont Buchverlag, 1981, p. 315, 490, ill.
Inboden, Gudrun. 'Joseph Kosuth: Künstler und Kritiker der Moderne'. In Joseph Kosuth: Bedeutung von Bedeutung: Texte und Dokumentation der Investigationen über Kunst seit 1965 in Auswahl [] Stuttgart: Staatsgalerie, 1981, pp. 10-27. In English and German.
Lucie-Smith, Edward. Art Now. New York: Morrow, pp. 420-430, 437, ill.
Russell, John. The Meanings of Modern Art. New York: The Museum of Modern Art and Harper & Row, p. 398
Smith, Roberta. "Conceptual Art." In Nikos Stangos, ed. Concepts of Modern Art. New York: Harper & Row, 1981, pp. 256-272, ill.

Menna, Filiberto. Critica della critica. Milan: Feltrinelli, pp. 13-20.
Strickland-Constable, Miranda. "Introduction." In Artist and Camera [] London: Arts Council of Great Britain, pp. 5-11.
Selz, Peter. Art in Our Times: A Pictorial History, 1890-1980. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1981, pp. 462-463, 285.

Bocchi, Giancarlo, ed. Arte e Pratica Politica. Parma: Edizioni Tra. pp. 60-65, ill
Schöttle, Rüdiger. Neondekorationen. Stuttgart: Fey Verlag, p. 42, ill.

von Mechelen, Marga. "Language as Art: Art as Language: A Study of the Journals Art-Language and The Fox." Ph.D. Diss., Arnhem, 1978.
Menna, Filiberto. "L'arte concettuale." In L'Arte Moderna, vol. 14, Franco Russoli, ed. Milan: Fratelli Fabbri Editori.
Morgan, Robert C. "The Role of Documentation in Conceptual Art: An Aesthetic Inquiry." Ph.D. Diss., New York University.

Brundage, Susan and Janelle Reiring, eds. Leo Castelli: Twenty Years. New York: Leo Castelli Gallery, Inc., pp. 102-103, ill.
Davis, Douglas. Art Culture: Essays on the Postmodern. New York: Harper & Row, pp. 14, 16, 62.
Faust, Wolfgang Max. Bilder werden Worte. Munich: Carl Hanser Verlag, pp. 24-25, 196, 231, 242, 290.
Thomas, Karin and Gerd de Vries. DuMont's Kunstler Lexicon von 1945 bis zur Gegenwart. Cologne: DuMont Buchverlag, 1977, pp. 66, 209-210, ill.
Freedman, Martin. ‘The Sixties: Remembrance of Things (Recently) Past’, A View of A Decade [] Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art, pp. 7-17.
Kirshner, Judith Russi. ‘Words at Liberty’, In Words at Liberty [] Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art, pp. 3-14.

Bonito Oliva, Achille. Europe/America: The Different Avant- Gardes. Milan: Franco Maria Ricci Editore, p. 182, ill
Celant, Germano. Precronistoria 1966-69. Florence: Centro Di, pp. 25-26, 43, 56-58, 61, 64, 86, 89, 106-108, 112-113, 131, 133, 138-139, 142, 151-152.
Czartoryska, Urszula. Od Pop-Artu do Sztuki Konceptualnej. Warsaw: Wydawnictwa Artystyczne i Filmowe, pp. 267, 275, 334, ills.
Gottlieb, Carla. Beyond Modern Art. New York: E.P. Dutton, pp. 344-345, 371, 373, 377.
Hunter, Sam and Jacobus, John. Modern Art: From Post-Impressionism to the Present. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1976, p. 319.
O'Doherty, Brian. Inside the White Cube: The Ideology of the Gallery Space. San Francisco: The Lapis Press, 1976, pp. 63-64, ill.
Rorimer, Anne. "Essay." In 1976: 72nd American Exhibition [] Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, pp. 5-9.

Celant, Germano. "Untitled, 1975." In 1970-1975 Paul Maenz Köln Cologne: Paul Maenz. pp. 24-25, 60-61, 84-85, ills. Text in German and English.
Daval, Jean-Luc. "Dans le courant de l'art conceptuel." Skira Annuel no. 1. Geneva:Editions d'Art Albert Skira, pp. 38-59, ill.
Dexeus, Victoria Combalia. La Poetica de lo Neutro: Analisis y Critica del Arte Conceptual. Barcelona: Editorial Anagrama, pp. 87-105.
Filippuci, Dante. Nell'arte concettuale il valore non fa problema. Perugia: Editore Urbani, 1975, p. 10.
Menna, Filiberto. La linea analitica dell'arte moderna: le figure e le icone. Turin: Einaudi, pp. 85-91.
Migliorini, Ermanno. L'arte e la citta. Florence: Edizione d'arte il fiorino.

Millet, Catherine. "Joseph Kosuth." In Joseph Kosuth: Investigations sur l'art et problématique, 1965-1973 [] Paris: Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, n.p., ill.
de Vries, Gerd, ed. On Art: Artists' Writings on the Changed Notion of Art After 1965. Cologne: DuMont Schaüberg, 1974, pp. 136-175, 243, 262-263. In English and German.
Schug, Albert. "Kunst - Sprach - Denken - Wirklichkeit." In Kunst bleibt Kunst [] Cologne: Kunsthalle, pp. 38-51. In English and German.

Battcock, Gregory, ed. Idea Art. New York: E.P. Dutton, pp. 70-101.
Aloisio, Leo and Filiberto Menna. "Analisi delle proposizioni concettuali." In Critica in atto. Rome: Centro Stampa Accademia.
Hunter, Sam and Jacobus, John. American Art of the Twentieth Century. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1973, pp. 465, 495, ills.
Joseph Kosuth: Investigationen über Kunst & 'Problemkreise' seit 1965 [] Lucerne: Kunstmuseum Luzern, 5 vols. Text by Terry Atkinson, Michael Baldwin, Philip Pilkington, Mel Ramsden, David Rushton and Terry Smith.
Lippard, Lucy R. Six Years: The Dematerialization of the Art Object from 1966-1972. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1973, pp. 14, 24-25, 30, 64, 72-73, 113-114, 127-133, 174-175, ills.

Maenz, Paul and Gerd de Vries. Art & Language. Cologne: DuMont Schauberg, pp. 74-108. In English and German.
Meyer, Ursula. Conceptual Art. New York: E.P. Dutton, pp. 152-171, ills
Millet, Catherine. Textes sur l'art conceptuel. Paris: Editions Daniel Templon, pp. 53-56.
Migliorini, Ermanno. Conceptual Art. Florence: Edizione d'arte il fiorino, pp. 119-128, ills.
Thomas, Karin. Kunst--Praxis Heute. Cologne: DuMont Schaüberg, 1972, pp. 118-120, ills.

Burnham, Jack. The Structure of Art. New York: George Braziller, pp. 153-155.
Groh, Klaus. If I Had A Mind....Concept Art/Project Art. Cologne: DuMont Aktuell, n.p., ill.
Honnef, Klaus. Concept Art. Cologne: Phaidon, pp. 63-67, ills.
Lippard, Lucy R. Changing: Essays in Art Criticism. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1971, pp. 262, 310, ill.
Thomas, Karin. Bis Heute: Eine Stilgeschichte der bildenden Kunst im 20, Jahrhundert. Cologne: DuMont Schaüberg, 1971, p. 135.
Waldman, Diane. "New Dimensions/Time-Space: Western Europe and the United States." In 1971 Guggenheim International [ex. cat.] New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1971, pp. 15-26, ill.

Celant, Germano. Arte Povera. Milan: Mazzota, 1969. English Edition, New York: Praeger Publishers, pp. 98-101.
Wedewer, Rolf and Konrad Fischer, eds. Konzeption- Conception. Cologne & Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, 1969, n.p., ills

Battcock, Gregory, ed. Minimal Art: A Critical Anthology. New York: E. P. Dutton, p. 431, ill.
Janson, H. W. History of Art, 3rd ed. Revised and expanded by Anthony F. Janson. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 723, ill.
Maenz, Paul and Gerd de Vries. 'Joseph Kosuth: `Kunst existiert nur in der Form von Praxis.' In Joseph Kosuth: Beiträge zur Konzeptuellen Kunst 1965-1976 [] Bremen: Kunsthalle, 1976, n.p.
Walker, John. Art Since Pop. London: Thames & Hudson, 1975, pp. 54-55, ill.

Selected Press

Alexis Dahan, 'Joseph Kosuth on the art market', Purple Fashion, Spring-Summer 2014.

Violeau, Agnès. ‘7 expositions à sensations, Who’s afraid or red, yellow and blue ?’, Vogue, February
Hay, Thierry. ‘L’histoire du néon dans l’art à la Maison Rouge à Paris’, FranceTVInfo, February 2nd

Arthur Ou, Artforum, September 20th,2011

Lageira, Jacinto. ‘Kosuth sur les murs du Louvre’, Grande Galerie, n°9
‘Joseph Kosuth : Sean Kelly Gallery’, Artforum, February, p. 189-190
‘Are you experienced ?’, Frieze: Issue 120 January-February, p.30-31

Moreno, Gean. ‘Joseph Kosuth’, Contemporary, n°13, p. 60 – 63
A, D. ‘News Art – Sous les pavés, l’œuvre’, Jalouse, May, n°110, p. 30

Casadio, Mariuccia. ‘Joseph Kosuth, L’uomo’, Vogue, May-June
Stercks, Pierre. ‘Joseph Kosuth’, 50 Géants de l’Art Américains, Beaux-Arts éditions
'Joseph Kosuth - Mot pour mot', Upstreet, n°63

Artpress, n°327, October p.8.
Stéphanie Moisdon, ‘Frog, Joseph Kosuth’ n°3, Spring/Summer
‘Remue-méninges, matière grise', Zurban, n°292, March 29th – April 4th. ‘Matter Grey', Batofar, n°12, april
Matter Grey, Les Inrockuptibles, n°538, March 21st-29th
Bénédicte Ramade, 'Matière grise', L’oeil, n°578, March
Elisabeth Lebovici, 'L’esprit de la matière', Libération, February 28th
Richard Leydier, 'Joseph Kosuth, Matter grey', Art Press, n°320, February
Debailleux, Henri-François. ‘Kosuth, piles au poil’, Libération, December 16th
‘Joseph Kosuth – quelques questions sur l’art’, L’œil, n°586, December