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Frances Stark

Exhibition Catalogs, Monographs, and General Publications
Stark, Frances. Frances Stark presents The Magic Flute, designed by Chris Svensson. New York: Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, 2018.
Presented in the event of exhibition Teen O.P.E.R.A. (Teen Orchestra plays, everyone read along).
Burton, Johanna, Shannon Jackson, and Dominic Willsdon, eds. Public Servants: Art and the Crisis of the Common Good. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2016.
Liese, Jennifer ed. Social medium: artists writing, 2000-2015. Brooklyn: Paper Monument, 2016, p. 106-109.
Macel, Christine and Elisabeth Sussman. Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner. New Haven: Yale University Press,
2016, p. 68, 226-227, 337.
Kholeif, Omar, ed. Electronic Superhighway: From Experiments in Art and Technology to Art After the Internet. London: Whitechapel Gallery, 2016, p. 68-71.
Stark, Francs and Ali Subotnick. UH-OH: Frances Stark 1991-2015. Los Angeles: Hammer Museum, University of California; New York: Delmonico Books; New York: Prestel, 2015.
Nesin, Kate. Frances Stark: Intimism. Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 2015. (Brochure).
Miller, Dana, ed. Whitney Museum of American Art: Handbook of the Collection. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015, p. 362.
Lockhart, Sharon. Milena Milena. Milan: Silvana Editoriale, 2015.
Sharon Lockhart: Milena, Milena; A Work in Progress. Stockholm: Bonniers Konsthall; Warsaw: Center for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle; Lucer Kunstmuseum Luzern; Milan: Silvana Editoriale, 2015.
Stark, Frances. Trapped in the VIP. New York: Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, 2014.
de Zegher, Catherine, and Bolshe Sveta. More Light: Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. Latvia: SIA Presses nams Baltic, 2013, p. 362.
“Virtual Curb Crawling, Lurkers & Terrorists Who Just Want to Talk.” In Alephbet: Essays on Ghost Writing, Nutshells & Infinite Space, ed. Darren Tofts. Czech Republic: PB Tisk, 2013, p. 40-51.
“Unmade Beds: Dwelling and Dreamspace.” In, The Artist’s House: From Workplace to Artwork, ed. Kirsty Bell. Berlin: Sternberg Press, 2013, p. 50-63.
Schneider, Claire. More Love: Art, Politics, and Sharing since the 1990s. Pasadena: Typecraft Wood and Jones, 2013.
“The Architect & The Housewife.” In, In A Manner of Reading Design–The Blind Spot, ed. Katja Gretzinger. The Netherlands: Casco; Berlin: Sternberg Press, 2013, p. 50-52.
“Frances Stark.” In Paper, ed. Gilbert Perlein. Italy: Litografia Bacchetta, 2013, p. 132-133.
Stark, Frances. My Best Thing. Köln: Buchhandlung Walther König, 2012.
Higgs, Matthew. “20 Questions.” In, Alex Katz: Give Me Tomorrow. London: Tate Publishing, 2012, p. 65.
Da Zero a Centro: Le Nuove Età Della Vita, Milan Triennale 2012. Bologna: Fondazione Marino Golinelli; San Ginés: Selegrafica, 2012, p. 80.
Ellegood, Anne, Douglas Fogle, Charles Long, and Corrina Peipon. All of this and nothing. Los Angeles: Hammer Museum, University of California, 2011.
Simon Rees, Tallin, ed. For Love Not Money, The 15th Tallinn Print Triennal. Tallinn: Kumu Art Museum, 2011, p.401–404.
Godfrey, Mark. “Longing for the Wind: Boetti’s Last Works and Legacies,” In, Alighiero e Boetti. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011, p. 318–319.
Herbert, Martin. “Frances Stark,” In, ILLUMInations. Venice: Fondazione La Biennale di Venezia, 2011, p. 272–273.
“Frances Stark.” In, Contemporary Art In North America, ed. Phoebe Adler and Duncan McCorquodale. London: Black Dog Publishing, 2011, p. 118–121.
Stark, Frances. This could become a gimmick (sic) or an honest articulation of the workings of the mind. Cambridge: MIT List Visual Arts Center, 2010.
Gallois, Christophe and Frances Stark. “Performing Texts [interview],” In, The Space of Words. Luxembourg: Mudam éditions, 2012, p. 142–157.
Jacobson, Heidi, Christian Rattemeyer, and Matthew Thompson. Restless Empathy. Aspen: Aspen Art Museum, 2010.
Verwoert, Jan. Tell me what you want, what you really, really want. Rotterdam: Piet Zwart Institute; Berlin: Sternberg Press, 2010.
Jacob, Mary Jane and Michelle Grabner. The Studio Reader. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2010, p. 478.
But what of Frances Stark, standing by itself, a naked me, bare as a ghost to whom one would like to lend a sheet? Nottingham: Nottingham Contemporary, 2009.
Bayrle, Helke. Portikus Under Construction. Berlin: Sternberg Press, 2009, p.35.
Huberman, Anthony, and Will Holder. For the blind man in the dark room looking for the black cat that isn’t there. Saint Louis: Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, 2009.
Rattemeyer, Christian. Compass in hand: Selections from the Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2009.
Ruyters, Domeniek. “P.S.—Notes on a work by Frances Stark.” In, All Around the Periphery. Rotterdam: Onomatopee, 2009, p. 65–70.
Ruyters, Domeniek. “PS—Notities bij een werk van Frances Stark.” In, Rondom. Rotterdam: Onomatopee, 2009, p. 65–70.
David Hockney: 1960–1968: A Marriage of Styles. Nottingham: Nottingham Contemporary, 2009.
“Frances Stark.” In, Hammer Projects, 1999–2009. Los Angeles: Hammer Museum, University of California, 2009, p. 148–151.
Stark, Frances. Annette Südbeck, and Martin Prinzhorn. A Torment of Follies. Wien: Secession; Köln: Buchhandlung Walther König, 2008.
Eshoo, Amy, and Derrick R. Cartwright. 560 Broadway: A New York Drawing Collection at Work, 1991–2006. New York: Fifth Floor Foundation, 2008.
Huldisch, Henriette, and Shamim Momin. Whitney Biennial 2008. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008.
Verwoert, Jan and Dexter Sinister. Exhaustion & Exhuberance. Sheffield: Sheffield Contemporary Art Forum, 2008.
Svenungsson, Jan. “How others write.” In, An Artist’s Textbook. Helsinki: Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, 2008, p. 31–33.
Stark, Frances and Stuart Bailey. Frances Stark, Collected Works. Köln: Buchhandlung Walther König, 2007.
Esche, Charles and Katarina Stenbeck. There’s gonna be some trouble: the five year Rooseum book: 2001–2006. Malmö: Rooseum, 2007.
Fuchs, Albrecht. Portraits. Köln: Snoeck, 2007.
Heiser, Jörg. “Frances Stark.” In, Romantic Conceptualism. Bielefeld: Kerber Verlag, 2007, p. 118–121.
Hoffman, Jens and Kennedy, Christina. The Studio. Dublin: Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane, 2007.
Leclere, Mary. For Some Perverts the Sentence is a Body: On the Work of Frances Stark. Houston: Glassell School of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2007.
Ackermann, Rita and Matthew Higgs. Dereconstruction. New York: Gladstone Gallery, 2006.
Gronlund, Melissa. “Frances Stark.” In, Frieze Art Fair Yearbook 2006–7. London: Frieze, 2006.
Krauss, Chris, Jan Tumlir, Jane McFadden. LA Artland. London: Black Dog Publishing Limited, 2005.
Stark, Frances. Collected Writing: 1993 – 2003. London: Opus 3/Book Works, 2003.
Arnatt, Matthew. “Frances Stark.” In, Zusammenhange herstellen (Contextualize). Hamburg: DuMont Literatur und Kunst Verlag, 2003, p. 71–75
Comer, Stuart. “Frances Stark.” In, Air Guitar: Art Reconsidering Rock Music. Milton Keynes: Milton Keynes Gallery, 2002, p. 58–59.
Rugoff, Ralph. “Untimely Mediations,” In, Rock My World: Recent Art and the Memory of Rock ‘n’ Roll. San Francisco: CCAC Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, 2002.
Burkard, Lene, Dan Cameron, and Karsten Ohrt. Patterns: Between Object and Arabesque. Odense: Brandts Klædefabrik, 2001.
Relyea, Lane. “L.A.-Based and Superstructure.” In, Public Offerings. New York: Thames & Hudson, 2001, p. 248–265.
Cruz, Amanda. “Frances Stark.” In, Fresh Cream – Contemporary Art in Culture. London: Phaidon, 2001, p. 574–579.
Stark, Frances. The Architect & the Housewife. London: Book Works, 1999.
Ferguson, Russell. “The Sound of Ripping Canvas.” In, Sunshine & Noir: Art in L.A. 1960–1997. Humlebaek: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, 1997.
Butler, Cornelia H. The Power of Suggestion: Narrative and Notation in Contemporary Drawing. Los Angeles: Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 1996.
Selected Articles and Reviews
Dabney, Courtney. “The Modern’s New Exhibitions Showcase a 20th Century Master and an Emerging Force,” Paper City, November 2021.
“Christopher Mosley, ‘Frances Stark,’” Dallas Morning News, December 28, 2021.
Jenkins, Mark. “With a little help from Cate Blanchett, this Hirshhorn show looks at art manifestos,” The Washington Post, December 2019.
Benor, Dalya. “Buy Art, Not Cocaine,” Office, November 2019.
Cascone, Sarah. “Labor Organizers Have Filed a Complaint Against the Marciano Art Foundation Over Its Abrupt Closure in the Wake of Unionization Efforts,” Artnet, November 2019.
Harbison, Isobel. “An Un-American Pavilion,” Art Monthly, November 2019.
Miranda, Carolina. “‘Let us in!’ Marciano Art Foundation staffers show up for work at locked museum to protest layoffs,” Los Angeles Times, November 2019.
Greenberger, Alex. “After Layoffs and Unionization Campaign, Marciano Art Foundation Says: ‘We Have No Present Plans to Reopen,” ArtNews, November 2019.
“The National Gallery of Canada Names Kitty Scott as Deputy Director and Chief Curator,” Cision, October 2019.
“National Gallery of Canada Appoints Kitty Scott as Deputy Director and Chief Curator,” ArtForum, October 2019.
Kenney, Nancy. “MoMA will celebrate reopening with six site-specific works in its public spaces,” The Art Newspaper, October 2019.
“UC Davis art lecture series presents diverse speakers at Manetti Shrem Museum,” Daily Democrat, October 2019.
“UC Davis Art Lecture Series presents diverse speakers at Manetti Shrem Museum,” Davis Enterprise, September 2019.
Kinsella, Eilee. “Pace Gallery Hires Hirshhorn Museum Curator Mark Beasley to Head Up Its New ‘Live’ Art Program in New York,” Artnet, August 2019.
Keener, Katherine. “Mark Beasley names curatorial director of Pace Live,” ArtCritique, August 2019.
Wilson, Simon. “All you need to know about Nottingham Contemporary,” Nottinghamshire Live, June 2019.
Honigmann, Meg. “Art Night returns to London this Saturday,” Town & Country Magazine, June 2019.
Harris, Gareth. “Art Night Works Will Live on After Pop-Up London Debut this Weekend,” The Art Newspaper, June 2019.
Kalai, Leonidas. “London’s Art Night 2019 Announces Most Exciting Programme Yet,” Art Critique, March 2019.
Parsons, Elly. “London’s Art Night 2019 promises to be star-studded,” Wallpaper, March 2019.
Westall, Mark. “Paul Stolper + ICA Editions,” FAD Magazine, December 2018.
Korman, Sam. “Teen O.P.E.R.A. (Teen Orchestra Plays, Everyone Read Along,” FLASH ART, October 2018.
“The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston,” E-Flux, January 2018.
“12 things to do in the D.C. area the week of Jan. 22-26,” The Washington Post, January 2018.
“Here Are the Absolute Best Artworks We Saw Around the World in 2017,” ArtnetNews, December 2017.
Cascone, Sarah. “Frances Stark and Wu Tsang Are Among the Six Nominees for the 2018 Hugo Boss Prize,” Artnet, December 2017.
Feitelberg, Rosemary. “Guggenheim Reveals the Short List of Six Artists Competing for Hugo Boss Prize 2018,” WWD, December 2017.
Rodney, Seph. “Guggenheim Announces Shortlist for 2018 Hugo Boss Prize,” Hyperallergic, December 2017.
Russeth, Andrew. “Guggenheim Names Hugo Boss Prize 2018 Short List,” Artnews, December 2017.
Carrigan, Margaret. “Curator Mark Beasley Highlights Video and Music in His Hirshhorn Debut,” Observer, December 2017.
Chaplin, Julia. “Art Basel Parties Takes Over Miami,” New York Times, December 2017.
Randall, Kayla. “To Do Today: The Message: New Media Works, Simple Plan, and Cirque Dreams Holidaze,” Washington CityPaper, December 2017.
Finn, Maddie. “Exploring the Complexities of Communication at the Hirshhorn,” The Hoya, December 2017.
Morgan, Tiernan. “Art Movements,” Hyperallergic, December 2017.
“The Message: New Media Works,” Hirshhorn, November 2017.
“Viva Arte Viva: 57th International Art Exhibition: La Biennale Di Venezia,” Rizzoli, October 2017.
“Hirshhorn Announces “The Message: New Media Works,” WebWire, September 2017.
Griffin, Jonathan. “Frances Stark: ‘Contemporary artists are hyper-alienated and hypercompetitive,’” The Guardian, April 2017.
“How Important is Art as a Form of Protest?,” Frieze, March 2017.
Viveros-Fauné, Christian. “Painting Pumps Its Fist at the Whitney Biennial,” Artnet News, March 2017.
Watlington, Emily B. “UH-OH: Frances Stark 1991- 2015,” Art Papers, November/December 2016.
Hart, Hugh. “Sharon Lockhart and Frances Stark,” DOT Magazine, November 2016.
Barliant, Claire. “Frances Stark,” Artforum, October 2016.
Parsons, Elly. “Academic excellence: artists Frances Stark arrives in Boston, with a renewed focus on education,” Wallpaper, October 2016.
McQuaid, Cate. “Savvy self-exposure in MFA show by Frances Stark,” The Boston Globe, September 2016.
Woodward, Richard B. “UH-OH: Frances Stark 1991-2015 Review: It’s All About Her – And Us,” The Wall Street Journal, September 2016.
Feinberg, Jody, “Museum of Fine Arts celebrates contemporary artists with all-night sleepover parties,” Wicked Local, September 2016.
Sitrin, Carly, “MFA then is about to meet #mfaNOW,” The Boston Globe, September 2016.
“Five things to do in an around Boston, Sept. 12-18,” The Boston Globe, September 2016.
D’Angelo, Madeleine, “Thousands Flock to Overnight Exhibit, Activities at MFA,” The Heights, September 2016.
Davis, Ben, “10 Fall Museum Shows to Get Excited About Around the US,” Artnet News, August 2016.
Chan, Olivian. “Frances Stark, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles,” Frieze, January 20, 2016.
“Best of 2015: Our Top 10 Los Angeles Art Show,” Hyperallergic, December 2015.
Waxman, Lori. “The best of 2015 in Chicago visual art,” Chicago Tribune, December 2015.
“Modern Painters,” Modern Painters, December 2015.
“Frances Stark”, Paper, Fall-Winter 2015.
Hayes-Westall, Mark and Hannah. “How Much Is Tool Much Information?,” The City Magazine, November 2015.
Macaulay, Anna. “The overpowering and humbling beauty of UH-OH Frances Stark at the Hammer Museum,” ArtCenterNews, November 2015.
Knight, Christopher. “UH-OH: Frances Stark, 1991-2015 at Hammer Museum is an enthralling midcareer survey,” Los Angeles Times, November 2015.
“Absolut-ly Fabulous,” ArtForum, October 2015.
Horst, Aaron. “Frances Stark at The Hammer,” Contemporary Art Review. LA, October 2015.
Sartore, Mara. “Music is different: an interview with Frances Stark,” My Art Guides, October 2015.
Cooper, Arnie. “Self service: LA’s Hammer Museum showcases the works of writer/artist Frances Stark,” Wallpaper, October 2015.
Skidmore, Maisie. “The Inimitable Frances Stark,” AnOther, October 2015.
Piejko, Jennifer. “Intimism Isn’t Over: Frances Stark at the AIC,” Modern Painters, September 2015.
Indrisek, Scott. “An Urgent Groping: Frances Stark Reflects on a Busy Year,” Blouinartinfo, October 2015.
Flash Art, Issue 304, October 2015.
Cahill, Zachary. “NY Reviews,” ArtForum, October 2015.
Meyer, Terry. “Frances Stark: Intimism,” ArtReview, September 2015.
Azimi, Negar. “Frances Stark And The Art of Narcissism,” The New York Times Style Magazine, August 2015.
Elliot, Annette. “Frances Stark: Intimism’ goes inside the mind of self-described horny middle-aged woman,” Chicago Reader, July 2015.
“Review: Frances Stark/Art Institute of Chicago,” Newcity Art, July 2015.
Noble, Kathy. “Frances Stark; Critic’s Picks,” Artforum, June 2015.
Quaintance, Morgan. “Frances Stark’s ‘Sorry for the Wait,” art agenda, June 2015.
“Frances Stark and David Kravitz: Opening the Kimono,”, August 2014.
“Frances Stark at Marc Foxx,” Contemporary Art Daily, July 2014.
Sheerin, Mark. “The Unbearable Lightness of Frances Stark,” Hyperallergic, July 2014.
Liberty, Megain. “Frances Stark on Reading Robert Ryman,” Hyperallergic, June 2014.
Evans, Ceccile B. “Hatsune Sings: Agnes x Frances,” Art Papers, May 2014.
Zikos, Mikael. “Frances Stark,” The Good Life, May 2014.
Russeth, Andrew. “Stark Realities: Frances Stark on Mike Kelley at PS1.,” The Observer, March 2014.
Duray, Dan. “Gavin Brown Sells Frances Stark’s Instagrams at Independent,” Gallerist, March 2014.
Russeth, Andrew. “Stark Realities,” Gallerist New York, January 2014.
Varadi, Keith J. “Steel Your Mind,” Artforum, January 2014.
Kitnick, Alex. “Text after Text,” Parkett, Issue 93, December 2013.
Roelstraete, Dieter and Monika Szewczyk. “Computerliebe,” Parkett, Issue 93, December 2013.
Gurk, Christoph. “Addicted to Fantasy: Frances Starks “Put a Song in Your Thing,” Parkett, Issue 93, December 2013.
Motley, John. “Review: Frances Stark’s ‘My Best Thing’ at Upfor Contemporary Art,” Oregon Live, September 2013.
Ito, Gregory. “Frances Stark at Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco,” San Francisco Arts Quarterly Online, March 2013.
Chun, Kimberly. “‘Memento Mori,’ Frances Stark looks back,” SFGate, February 2013.
Higgie, Jennifer. “Ten Women Who Use Film,” UbuWeb, February 2013.
Godfrey, Mark. “Friends with Benefits,” Artforum, January 2013.
Cooper, Dennis. “Galerie Dennis Cooper presents... Frances Stark,” DC’s,, December 2012.
Haramis, Nick. “The Art of Romance: Klaus Biesenbach, Director of MoMA PS1 and Chief Curator at Large at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, Selects Five Works That Best Exemplify Love,” Bullett, vol. 8, Fall 2012., p. 29.
Tumlir, Jan. “Yes and No,” ArtReview, October 2012.
Bishop, Claire. “Digital Divide,” Artforum, September 2012.
“Frances Stark,” Bullett, vol. 8, Fall 2012.
Barliant, Claire. “Review,” Art in America, June/July 2012.
Gratza, Agnieszka. “Review,” ArtReview, Issue 59, May 2012.
Sterns, Jamie. “Investigations on Existence at MoMA PS1,” Ya Ya Ya blog, April 23, 2012.
Russeth, Andrew. “Enhanced Epistles: Frances Stark on Her Show at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise,” New York Observer, April 13, 2012.
Rutland, Beau. “Review,” Artforum, April 2012.
“Happenings: Frances Stark at MoMA PS1,” Conveyor blog, March 2012.
Time Out New York, March 2012.
Rosenfield, Rachel. “Frances Stark: Not Just Idle Chat,” Canadian Art, April 15, 2012.
Griffin, Kevin. “Frances Stark: using her personal life to make My Best Thing,” Vancouver Sun, March 16, 2012.
Fung, Amy. “Frances Stark, Artist Talk, Vancouver 2012,” POST pacific, February 4, 2012.
Johnson, Ken. “Frances Stark: Osservate, Leggete Con Me,” New York Times, March 30, 2012.
Guthery, Summer. “Frances Stark: My Best Thing,” Pastelegram, January 2012.
Griffin, Jonathon. “Best of 2011: Part 6,” Frieze, January 1, 2012.
Princenthal, Nancy. “Margin Trading: Frances Stark,” Art in America, January 2011.
Mizota, Sharon. “Art review: ‘All of This and Nothing’ at UCLA Hammer Museum,” The Los Angeles Times, March 23, 2011.
Griffin, Jonathan. “All of This and Nothing,” Frieze, no. 138, April 2011, p. 143.
Berardini, Andrew. “Not Safe For Work,”, April 25, 2011.
Lehrer-Graiwer, Sarah. “All of This and Nothing,” Artforum, May 2011.
Fanelli, Franco. “I’ve included a very well-known outsider: Tintoretto!” The Art Newspaper, June 1, 2011.
Saltz, Jerry. “Generation Blank,” New York Magazine, June 2011.
Papararo, Jenifer. “Frances Stark: I’ve Had it and a Half,” C Magazine, Autumn
Bishop, Claire. “Safety in Numbers,” Artforum, September 2011.
Gioni, Massimiliano. “Amore, Bugie e Chatroulette,” Wired Italia, September 2011.
Yablonsky, Linda. “Artifacts: Frances Stark’s Best Thing,” T Magazine, October 26, 2011.
Higgs, Matthew. “Best of 2011,” Artforum, October 2011.
Tan, Lumi. “A review of Frances Stark’s Put A Song In Your Thing,” PERFORMA Magazine, November 2011.
Smith, Roberta. “So Big, Performa Now Misses the Point,” The New York Times, November 26, 2011.
Barber, Jeremiah. “Video Artists Stark and Herschend Embrace Humor, Unbearably Long Titles, and Power Point,” KQED Arts, November 27, 2011.
Berardini, Andrew. “The Letter Writer, Frances Stark,” Mousse, no. 26, 2011, p. 106–114.
Neudorf, Paula. “PS1’s New Exhibits Highlight Video Art,” Queens Chronicle, December 1, 2011.
Ollman, Leah. “Frances Stark;s Art and Mind,” The Los Angeles Times, December 2011, E5.
Lange, Christy. “Postcards from Performa 11: Part 5,” frieze blog, December 21, 2011.
Higgs, Matthew. “Best of 2011,” Artforum, December 2011.
Saltz, Jerry. “The Year in Art,” New York Magazine, December 2011.
Smee, Sebastian. “An artist who labels herself,” The Boston Globe, December 5, 2011.
Casavecchia, Barbara. “Best of 2011: Part 3,” Frieze blog, December 21, 2011.
Latimer, Quinn. “Best of 2011: Part 1,” Frieze blog, December 21, 2011.
Herbert, Martin. “David Hockney & Frances Stark,” Frieze, Issue 128, Jan–Feb 2010, p. 116–117.
Moira, Jeffrey. “Textual Relations,” Scotland on Sunday, February 21, 2010.
“Art Preview: Frances Stark,” The Scotsman, February 23, 2010.
“Frances Stark,” The Times Scotland, March 6–12, 2010, p. 21
Mansfield, Susan. “Making a minimal disturbance show,” The Scotsman, March 23, 2010, p. 37–38
Stark, Frances. “Chorus Line,” Metropolis M, February–March 2010. (Cover).
Kotzé, Talitha. “But what of Frances Stark, standing by itself, a naked name, bare as a ghost to whom one would like to lend a sheet?”, The List, March 18–April 1, 2010, p. 89.
Oksenhorn, Stewart. “She’s got it! Stark gives Aspen musical a spin,” The Aspen Times, June 30, 2010.
Macchi de Vilhena, Catherine. “Frances Stark: Why should you not be able to assemble yourself and write?”, ROVEN, #3, Spring–Summer 2010, p. 105–109.
Holte, Michael Ned. “Frances Stark,”, September 2010.
Majeski, Anna. “Frances Stark tackles the riddles of the creative process,” The Tufts Daily, November 1, 2010.
Smee, Sebastian. “An Artist who Labels Herself,” The Boston Globe, December 5, 2010.
Stark, Frances. “Dear X, (excerpt),” The New City Reader: Common Circular 5, New York, December 19, 2010.
Ollman, Leah. “The mind and art of Frances Stark,” The Los Angeles Times, December 26, 2010.
Herbert, Martin. “David Hockney and Frances Stark,” Frieze, January–February 2009.
Carey¬-Thomas, Lizzie. “Significant solo shows of 2008: Frances Stark,” Frieze, January – February 2009.
Fiduccia, Joanna. “The Space of Words,” Artforum, April 2009.
Holder, Will. “ART AND INDUSTRY,” Roland, May 2009, p. 32–36
Lack, Jessica. “Artist of the week 46: Frances Stark,”, June 24 2009.
Fox, Dan. “Poor. Tired. Old. Horse.,” Frieze, October 2009, p. 226.
Searle, Adrian. “The pleasure principle,”, November 11, 2009.
Clark, Robert. “David Hockney/Frances Stark,” The Guardian Guide, November 14–20, 2009.
Insert for Parkett, no. 86, 2009.
Champion, Miles. “Frances Stark,” Art Monthly, January 2008.
Verwoert, Jan. “Private Lives, Public Gestures 2,” Frieze, March 2008.
Cohen, David. “Whitney Biennial Has Adopted A Boho Vibe,” The New York Sun, March 5, 2008.
Cotter, Holland. “Whitney Biennial 2008: Art’s Economic Indicator,” The New York Times, March 7, 2008.
Borchhardt-Birbaumer, Brigitte. “Und ewig lockt die Spottdrossel,” Wiener Zeitung, April 29, 2008.
Milliard, Coline. “Frances Stark: A Torment of Follies,” Art Review, April, 2008, p. 129.
Hafner, Hans-Jürgen. “Double Residence. ‘Collected Writings’ and ‘Collected Works,’” Spike, no. 15, April 2008, p. 55–63.
Fessler, Ann Kathrin. “Teile von Teilen und kein Ganzes,” Der Standard, May 2, 2008.
Rees, Simon. “Frances Stark (FRAC Bourgogne, Dijon France),” US Art, no. 21, September 22, 2008.
O’Neill-Butler, Lauren, and Frances Stark. “500 Words: Frances Stark,” Artforum, November 2008.
Cotter, Holland. “Indirect Object at Mitchell-Innes & Nash,” The New York Times, December 18, 2008.
“Frances Stark,” Kunstbulletin, no. 6, 2008, p. 68.
Wood, Catherine. “Biennials, Surveys and Retrospectives: Looking Back,” Frieze, Issue 112, January–February 2007.
Verwoert, Jan. “Use Me Up,” Metropolis M, February 2007.
Eichler, Dominic. “If I Can’t Dance...,” Frieze, Issue 106, April 2007.
White, Michelle. “Frances Stark: Structures that fit my opening...,” ArtLies, Spring 2007, p. 115.
Kopsa, Maxine. “Doubting Frances,” Art on Paper, September 2007.
Bell, Kirsty. “Frances Stark at van Abbemuseum,” Frieze, Issue 109, September 2007, p. 177–8.
Kopsa, Maxine. “Doubting Frances,” Art on Paper, September 2007.
Champion, Miles. “Book Review / Collected Works,” Art Monthly, November 2007.
Wood, Catherine. “Best of 2007, Best Retrospective Exhibitions,” Frieze, December 2007.
Mitrovic, Sinisa. “If I Can’t Dance, I don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution,” Frieze, Issue 97, March 2006, p. 170.
Gonzalez, Michele. “San Antonio: An Interview with Hudson Show (Room) artist Frances Stark,” Mightbegood, No. 69, May 2006.
Harmanci, Reyhan. “Between the Lines: Textual Works,” San Francisco Chronicle, June 8, 2006.
Miles, Christopher. “Saying it in words and in pictures,” The Los Angeles Times, June 16, 2006.
Goddard, Dan R. “Artworks built on writing,” San Antonio Express News, June 25
Walworth, Catherine. “Frances Stark,” Glasstire, July 2006.
Putze, Patrick. “Frances Stark at ArtPace,” Voices of Art 14, no. 2, 2006, p. 24.
Hainley, Bruce. “Artquake,” New York Times Magazine, October 2, 2006.
Rhodes, Dusti. “‘Open’ Sesame: Frances Stark lets the sexual innuendo roll,” The Houston Press, December 21, 2006.
“Short List,” New Yorker, May 16, 2005, p. 24.
Charlesworth, JJ. “Frances Stark CRG Gallery New York,” Tema Celeste, no. 110, July/August 2005, p. 72.
Weissman, Benjamin. “Frances Stark: As Eloquence Appears,” Frieze, June– August 2005, p. 140–5. (Cover).
Abs, Peter. “Mut zur Schaeche: Frances Stark in der Galerie Daniel Buchholz,” Text Zur Kunst, Heft Nr. 54, June 2004.
Bell, Kirsty. “Frances Stark: Collected Writing: 1993–2003,” Camera Austria International, 2004, p. 86.
Burnett, Craig. “Preview Frances Stark, London,” Guardian Unlimited, November 13, 2004.
Diedrichson, Diedrich. “A Fan’s Notes: On Mike Kelley’s Writings,” Artforum, January 2003.
Tumlir, Jan. “Spinning One’s Wheels In Los Angeles,” Flash Art, December–January2003.
Meltzer, Eve. “Frances Stark,” Frieze, Issue 72, January–February, p. 94.
Hoffburg, Judith. “Artist Books Reviews,” Umbrella 26, nos. 3/4, December 2003, p. 119–120.
Wilsher, Mark. “Frances Stark Self-¬Portraiture,” What’s On, April 3–10, 2002, p. 25.
“Hammer Projects: Frances Stark,” Hammer, May 2002.
Ebner, Joern. “Laecheln fur den Affen menschen – Nigel Cooke bei Modern Art und Frances Stark bei greengrassi in London,” Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, #75, March 30, 2002, p. 56.
Newhouse, Kristina. “Frances Stark at UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles,” art / text, 2002, p. 91.
Ammirati, Domenick. “Frances Stark,” Modern Painters 15, no. 1, Spring 2002, p. 114–115.
Wood, Eve. “Frances Stark at the UCLA Hammer Museum,” Artweek 33, Issue 8, October 2002, p. 21.
Isé, Claudine. “Hammer Projects: Frances Stark,” UCLA Hammer, 2002.
Smith, Roberta. “Art in Review,” New York Times, October 12, 2001.
Tumlir, Jan. “Baldessari’s Urn: 90s Art in Los Angeles,” artext, no. 71, November–January, 2001, p. 42–51
Richard, Frances. “Frances Stark, CRG Gallery,” Artforum, 40 no. 3, December 2001, p. 144-145.
Prinzhorn, Martin. “The housewife in public,” Afterall, Issue 4, 2001, p. 104-111.
Levin, Kim. “Voice Choices,” The Village Voice, February 2, 2000, p. 80.
D’Souza, Aruna. “Reviews,” Art in America, May 2000, p. 152–153.
Holert, Tom. “Frances Stark – Daniel Buchholz Gallery, Cologne,” frieze, Issue 54, September–October 2000.
Hess, Barbara. “Frances Stark at Daniel Buchholz,” Flash Art, 33, no. 215, November–December 2000, p. 111.
Erickson, Karl. “Frances Stark: The Architect & The Housewife,” Cakewalk, no. 3, Fall 1999, p. 64.
Intra, Giovanni. “Frances Stark at Marc Foxx Gallery,” Art/Text, no. 61, May–June 1998, p. 82–83.
Meyers, Terry R. “Frances Stark: In other places light’s pitched happy tents,” On Paper 2, no. 5, May–June 1998, p. 49.
Harvey, Doug. Art Issues, Summer 1998, p. 42.
Owens, Laura. Cakewalk, Spring–Summer 1998, p. 13–14.
Pagel, David. “Isolated Concepts,” The Los Angeles Times (Orange County Edition), February 1, 1997.
Cooper, Dennis. “Frances Stark,” Artforum 35, no. 8, April 1997, p. 80–1, (Cover).
Helfand, Glen. “Art Museum and Galleries,” Bay Guardian, May 7, 1997.
Bonetti, David. “Gallery Watch,” San Francisco Examiner, May 9, 1997.
Schnoor, Chris. “3 Syllables,” Performance on Paper, no. 8, June 1997.
Auerbach, Lisa Anne. “Sharon Lockhart, Laura Owens and Frances Stark at Blum & Poe,” L.A. Weekly, June 27–July 3, 1997.
Kandel, Susan. “Exploring Power of Three Among Friends,” The Los Angeles Times, July 4, 1997.
Hackett, Regina. “Ephemeral Themes,” Seattle Post Intelligencer, July 11, 1997.
Jakobsen, Klaus Thejll. Ojeblikket, #32/33, Summer 1997.
Martin, Victoria. Art Week 28, no. 8, August 1997.
Rickles, Lawrence. “Already Given at the Office: On Techno Feminism,” Paralax 5, 1997, p. 73.
Knight, Christopher. “Riding Tradition’s Currents to a Higher ‘Consciousness’,” The Los Angeles Times, October 9, 1997.
Hainley, Bruce. “Sharon Lockhart, Laura Owens & Frances Stark at Blum & Poe,” Artforum, 36, no. 3, November 1997, p. 119–20
Intra, Giovanni. “Sharon Lockhart, Laura Owens & Frances Stark,” FlashArt, November/December 1997, p. 76.
Knight, Christopher. “Riding Tradition’s Currents to a Higher ‘Consciousness,’” Los Angeles Times, October 1996.
Curtis, Cathy. “Freeing Words from their Life Sentence,” The Los Angeles Times, February 22, 1994.
Anderson, Michael. “Invitational ‘93,” Art Issues, no. 31, 1993.
Kandel, Susan. “Invitational ‘93’s Controlling Personas,” The Los Angeles Times, October 14, 1993.
DiMichele, David. “Fresh Work, Invitational ‘93,” Artweek, 24, no. 21 November 1993.
Selected Projects
Dwayne Moser Curated Library by Frances Stark, Reserve Ames, Los Angeles, CA, 2017.
Commissioned for the cover of Frieze magazine, no. 136, April 2017.
Commissioned for the cover of Flash Art International, no. 304, October 2015.
Commissioned for the cover of Art in America, 2014.
Seven on Seven, 5th Annual Conference, New Museum, NY, 2014.
Dishonest but Appealing, 2013, Edition for Parkett 93, 2013.
Sylvia Sleigh, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK, 2013.
Untitled, print edition created for London Underground, Art of the Underground, London, UK, (unlimited edition of posters, print edition of 150), 2011.
Untitled, print edition created for The Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada, 2011.
Frances Stark Selects from the Grunwald Collection, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, 2010.
Consider the following again: Why should you not be able to assemble yourself and write?, print edition created for Artist Space, New York, 2010.
Conceited girl wants to show she has a seat (After Goya), print edition created for ICA London, UK, Published by Mousse Magazine, 2009.
Untitled, print edition created for Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK, 2007.
The Members of our class…, print portfolio created with Emily Carr Institute Press, 2007.
READ, Edition 1, Emily Carr Institute Press, Print Portfolio (edition of 15), 2007.
Selected Writing
“Jealous Again B/W Small Songs Do Not Take of It!,” In Raymond Pettibon: A Pen of All Work, ed. Massimilliano Gioni. New York: New Museum, 2017, p. 221-224.
“And Then There Were None: Frances Stark and A.L. Steiner in Conversation with Dorothée Perret,” PARIS, LA, Winter 2016, Issue 14, p. 44-66.
“The Architect and the Housewife.” In Owens, Laura. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2016.
“Excerpt,” PARIS, LA, Fall 2011, Issue 7, p. 25-35.
“Chorus Line,” Metropolis M, February–March 2010, (Cover).
“Dear X, (excerpt),” The New City Reader: Common Circular 5, New York, December 2010.
“For nobody knows himself, if he is only himself and not also another one at the same time: On Allen Ruppersberg.” In Failure, ed. Lisa Le Feuvre. London: Whitechapel Gallery; Cambridge: MIT Press, 2010, p.173–177.
“The Sycophancy of the Contemporary Artist and the Impossibility of Reaching Out to Mark E. Smith.” In, Contra Mundum I–VII. Santa Monica: Oslo Editions, 2010, p. 192–21.
“Conceptual Painting,” in Frieze Projects, Frieze Talks, 2006–2008, Frieze, 2009, p. 130–143.
“Frances Stark,” Parkett, 2009, p. 188–200.
“Always the Same, Always Different,” In, 2HB, vol. 5, ed. Francis McKee and Louise Shelley. Glasgow: Center for Contemporary Arts, 2009, p. 8–1.
“A Craft Too Small,” F.R. David, Winter 2009, p. 77.
“Frances Stark on why Dorothy Parker is the ‘perfect metaphor’ for her work,” Modern Painters, November, 18, 2008.
“I must explain, specify, rationalize, classify, etc,” In, Art 39 Basel 4–8/6/08. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz, 2008, 214–215.
“O Arquitecto & Dona de Casa [excerpt],” In, The Fall of Frances Stark. Lisbon: Culturgest Lisbon, 2008.
“Notes Towards the Eroticism of Pedagogy,” In, Hey Hey Glossolalia (After). New York: Creative Time, 2008.
“Recently I helped repair the broken horn of pan.” In, The Artist’s Joke. London: Whitechapel; Cambridge: MIT Press, 2007, p. 179–180.
“Interview: Frances Stark and Amy Yao,” North Drive Press, no. 4, 2007, p. 1-5.
“Dear Maxine.” In, Just in Time, Catalogue, ed. Maxine Kooopsa. Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, 2007.
“Not School, not Church, not Home.” In, Pine Flat. Milan: Charta, 2006, p. 134–136.
“Letter to Gean Moreno,” Art Lies, Issue 51, 2006.
“At the Rim of The F*#@ Paradigm.” In, Uncertain States of America. Oslo: Astrup Fearnley, Museum of Modern Art, 2006, p.144–148.
“just how erect is our greenery.” In, Creepers and Climbers. Frankfurt am Main: Revolver, 2006 p. 41–47.
“On Biography (Féminin) Or …” Dot Dot Dot, Issue 11, 2006, (Cover).
“A Little Untoward History: On Chinatown’s Recent Influx of Art...” In, Recent Pasts: Art in Southern California from the 90s to Now, ed. J. Welchman. Zurich: JRP|Ringier, 2005.
“Ivory,” Cabinet, Issue 18, 2005, p. 12–14.
“Always the Same, Always Different.” In, Ed Ruscha: Course of Empire: Paintings by Ed Ruscha: United States Pavilion, 51st Venice Biennale. Ostfildern-Ruit: Hatje Cantz, 2005, p. 8-13.
“Concord Mass.” In, Monuments for the USA. San Francisco: California College of the Arts, 2005, p. 134–135.
“Los Angeles,” Artforum, XLIV, No. 4, December 2005, p. 224–226.
“Untitled Poem,” In, Alphabet. Köln: Galerie Daniel Buchholz, 2005.
“A beholder of fragments and ruiner of plans.” In Persönliche Pläne. Basel: Kunsthalle Basel, 2003, p. 6–7.
“The Importance of Planning,” XTra 3, no. 4, 2003, p. 28–30.
“Untitled.” In, Juncture. Brooklyn: Soft Skull Press, 2003, p. 186.
“For nobody knows himself, if he is only himself and not also another one at the same time,” Afterall, Issue 6, 2002, p. 4–69.
“All things to all people”, Afterall, Issue 4, 2001, p. 112–120.
“A beholder of fragments and ruiner of plans…” In Persönliche Pläne. Basel: Kunsthalle Basel, 2001, p. 6–7.
“Scared to Death.” In, Painting at the Edge of the World. Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 2001, p. 206–21
“Type: 10SNE1,” artext, no. 75, November–January 2001, p. 26–27.
“Type: Pull Quoteable,” artext, no. 74, September–October 2001.
“Type: Hard to Be at Home,” artext, no. 73, May–July 2001, p. 33–34.
“Type: Greek Revival,” artext, no. 72, February–April 2001, p. 34–35.
Bildstrecke,” Texte Zur Kunst, no. 38, June 2000.
“A Craft Too Small.” In, Bas Jan Ader: Implosion, ed. Christopher Mueller. Cologne: Buchhandlung Walther Koenig, 2000.
“The Architect and the Housewife,” In, Jorge Pardo, eds. Barbara Steiner and Jörn Schafaff. Ostfildern-Ruit: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2000 p. 106–117.
“Dear Reader, Damien Echols,” Mall Punk Magazine, Issue 1, 2000, p. 22–24.
“On ‘In His Own Write,’ by John Lennon and ‘Grapefruit,’ by Yoko Ono,” Bookforum 7, Issue 4, Winter 2000, p. 37.
“Type: Into the Millennium (The Criminals),” artext, no. 69, May–July, 42–43, 2000.
“Type: Knowledge Evanescent,” artext, no. 68, 42–43, 2000.
“Type: No Values,” artext, no. 71, November–January, 20–21, 2000.
“Type: The Secret Life,” artext, no. 70, August–October, 22–23, 2000.
“Type: Professional Me,” artext, no. 67, November–January 1999, p. 42–43.
“The Architect & The Housewife,” London: Open House/Book Works Projects, 1999. “On Laura Owens.” In Nach-Bild. Basel: Schwabe & Co./ Kunstahalle Basel, 1999, p. 86–91.
“Top Ten,” Artforum, November 1999, p. 60.
“Excerpts from the Architect and the Housewife,” X-Tra 3, Issue 1, 1999 p. 5–6.
“The Architect & the Housewife,” Complementary, Dimension Endowment of Art, 1998.
“PENETRALIA.” In Users: Olafur Eliasson. San Paulo: San Paulo Biennial, 1998 p. 52-53.
“Untitled (Behind a Waterfall)” and “The Structure of This Bliss.” In “Great God Pan,” No. 11, 1998, p. 51–52, (Cover).
“Raymond Pettibon and Frances Stark – A Conversation.” In, Michael Craig Martin und Pettibon Wandzeichnungen. Dusseldorf: Kunstverein fur die Rheinlande und Westfalen, 1997, p. 21-32.
“Upon My Arrival.” In, Asteroid Impaired. New York: Distributed Art Publishers, 1997.
“Frances Stark: Three Works 1995 - 1997,” Fama & Fortune Bulletin, Vienna: Verlag Pakesch & Schlebrugge, 1997.
“On Kevin Hanley.” In, Sentiment & Vagrancy. New York: I20 Gallery, 1997, p. 2-5.
“Bliss.” In, More & Less. Pasadena: Art Center College of Design, Graduate Studies Department, 1995, p. 88-95.
“Untitled Short,” Framework, Volume 6, Spring 1994, p. 24–25.
“Your Highness (and mine),” In, More & Less. Pasadena: Art Center College of Design Graduate Studies Department, 1994, p. 89–94.
“Untitled.” In Free Range, Issue 1 (in conjunction with Jean Lowe exhibition “Real Nature”), Los Angeles: Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, 1993.
“Nymph Text,” Felix, Volume 1, #3, 19993.
“The Kid,” Now Time, No. 3, Spring–Summer 1993, p. 52–55.
The Underthings. Pasadena: Bliss Gallery, 1992.