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Mario Merz

 
Selected Solo Exhibition Catalogues/ Monographs
2016
Mario Merz. Athens: Bernier/Eliades Gallery; Greece: Agra Publications, 2016.
Constantino D’Orazio and Federica Pirani. Marisa e Mario Merz: Sto Con Quella Curva Di Quella Montagna Che Vedo Riflessa In Questo Lago Di Vetro Al Tavolo Di Mario. Imola: Manfredi Edizioni, 2016.
2008
Gladstone Gallery, New York.
2007
Schwarz, Dieter, ed., Mario Merz: Disegni, Merz, Turin.
2005
Beccaria, Marcella, and Christov-Bakargiev, Carolyn, Mario Merz, Mario Merz: The Monograph, Fondazione Merz, Turin.
2003
Guglielmino, Giorgio, Fragasso, Lucas, and Petruschansky, Hugo, Mario Merz, Hopefulmonster, Turin.
Merz, Mario, Mario Merz, Hopefulmonster, Turin. 
2000
Merz, Mario, Mario Merz: il gatto che attraversa il giardino e il mio dottore, Hopefulmonster/Carre d’Art Musee d’art contemporain, Turin/Nimes.
1999
Todoli, Vincente, Mario Merz, Hopefulmonster/Fundaçao Serralves, Turin/Porto.
1996
Cora, Bruno, Mario Merz: L’Horizon De Lumiere Traverse Notre Verticale Du Jour, Hopefulmonster, Turin.
1995
Merz, Mario, Mario Merz (Exhibition catalogue from Galleria civica d’art contemporanea, Trento), Hopefulmonster, Turin.
1993
Merz, Mario, Mario Merz, Fundacio Antoni Tapies, Barcelona.
1990
Merz, Mario, Mario Merz (Exhibition Catalogue from Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato), Hopefulmonster, Turin.
1989
Celant, Germano, Mario Merz, Rizzoli/Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.
Merz, Mario, Mario Merz at MOCA, Fabbri editori/Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, Milan/Los Angeles.
Merz, Mario, Mario Merz: I Want to Write a Book Right Now, Hopefulmonster, Turin. 
1988
Merz, Mario, Mario Merz, Institute of Contemporary Art Nagoya, Nagoya.
Merz, Mario, Parkett No. 15 Mario Merz, March 2,1988.
1985
Merz, Mario, Mario Merz, Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich.
Merz, Mario, Mario Merz, Pascale Petit/Pietro Sparta, Chagny.
1984
Merz, Mario, Mario Merz: Pittore in Africa, Sperone Westwater, New York. 
1983
Merz, Mario, Mario Merz (Exhibition Catalogue from the Palazzo Congressi ed Eposizioni), Mazzotta, Milan.
Mario Merz. Stockholm: Moderna Museet, 1983.
1982
Merz, Mario, Mario Merz: Disegni, Westfalischer Kunstverein, Munster.
Selected Group Exhibition Catalogues/General Publications
2014
Lehmann, Claire and Ann Temkin. Ileana Sonnabend: Ambassador for the New. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2014.
Intenzione Manifesta: Il Disegno in Tutte Sue Forme. Torino: Castello di Rivoli Museo D'Arte Contemporanea, 2014.
2010
Rudolf Steiner and Contemporary Art, DuMont Buchverlag, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg.
Che Fare? Arte Povera — The Historic Years. Heidelberg: Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg, 2010.
Collezione Christian Stein: A History of Italian Art. Milan: Electa, 2010.
2009
Dans L’Oeil du Critique Bernard Lamarche-Vadel et les Artistes, Musee d’Art Moderne, Paris.
Rattemeyer, Christian. The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection: Catalogue Raisonne. New York: MoMA, 2009.
2008
Christov-Bakargiev, Carolyn, 2008 Biennale of Syney: Revolutions-Forms That Turn,  Thames & Hudsion, Sydney.
2007
Tomassoni, Italo, Anni Settanta: Artisti italiani fra cronaca e mito, Editori Laterza, Bari, Italy, 2007.
Sabau, Luminita et al., Dialogues and Attitudes, Hatje Cantz, 2007.
De Corral, Maria and John R. Lane, Fast Forward: Contemporary Collections for the Dallas Museum of Art, Yale University Press, New Haven/London.
2006
Accumulazioni: Jan Dibbets, Mario Merz, Sol Lewitt, Paliano,/Zerynthia, Italy.
2005
Frieze Art Fair Yearbook 2005-06, Frieze Art Fair, London.
2004
Bianchi, Domenico, Mario Merz and Domenico Bianchi, Hopefulmonster, Turin.
L’art du Xxe Siecle: De l’art Moderne a l’art Contemporian 1939- 2002, Citadelles and Mazenod, Paris.
Castaldi, Marosia and Merz, Mario, What To Do?, Hopefulmonster, Turin.
2003
Boutoux, Thomas, ed. Hans Ulrich Obrist Interviews. Volume 1. Milan: Edizioni Charta, 603-615.
2002
Babel 2002, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea.
1996
Botta, Mario, and Mertz, Mario, Mario Botta, Mario Merz,: Im Gespräch mit Marlies Grüterich, Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern. 
1994
Drawing Room: Zeichnungen & Skulpturen aus der Sammlung Speck, Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern. 
1993
Gravity & Grace: The Changing Condition of Sculpture 1965-1975, The South Bank Centre, London. 
1985
Mario Merz – Sol Lewitt, Edizioni Pieroni, Rome.
Celant, Germano, The Knot: Arte Povera at PS 1, PS 1 Institute for Art and Urban Resources/Umberto Allemandi, New York/Turin.
1984
Contemporary Italian Masters: Sandro Chia, Francesco Clemente, Enzo Cucchi, Mario Merz, Mimmo Paladino, Chicago Council on Fine Arts, Chicago.
Celant, Germano, Coerenza in coerenza: dall’arte povera al 1984, Arnolo Mondadori Editore, Milan. 
1983
Comi, Enrico, Archaic Contemporary: with Tony Cragg/Mario Merz/Bill Woodrow in the Land of the Samnities, Museo del Sannio-Benevento/The British Council, Milan.
Selected Articles and Reviews
2019
Ciolino,Michele, “Inside the Igloo With Mario Merz,” ARTEiNWorld, January 25, 2019.
2018
Ure-Smith, Jane, “Mario Merz: The Art of Building an Igloo,” Frieze, December 5, 2018.
Toscano, Franca, “Taking Shelter with Mario Merz in Milan,” Blouin Art Info, November 8, 2018
McKever, Rosalind, “The enigmatic igloos of Mario Merz,” Apollo Magazine, November 7, 2018
Lloyd-Smith, Harriet, “Largest collection of Mario Merz igloos pop up in Pirelli Hangarbicocca,” Wallpaper, November 5, 2018
Neira, Juliana, “mario merz's solo exhibition at HangarBicocca showcases 30 of his large-scale igloos,” Designboom, October 28, 2018
Black, Paul, “Mario Merz – HangarBicocca: Nomadic Bodies In Synchronous Orbits,” Artlyst, October 25, 2018
Mangini, Elizabeth, “Mario Merz: Igloos,” Artforum, September 2018
Stapley-Brown, Victoria, “Largest exhibition ever of Mario Merz igloos to take over Milan’s Pirelli HangarBicocca space,” The Art Newspaper, June 28, 2018
Stead, Chloe, “Looking Back on the Legacy of Mario Merz, the Doting Father of Arte Povera,” AnOther, June 27, 2018
2017
Moss, Hilary. “What It Was Like at Home in the ‘60s With a Radical Italian Artist,” New York Times, January 23, 2017.
2016
Mangini, Elizabeth. “Solitary/Solidary: Mario Merz’s Autonomous Artist,” Art Journal, October 28, 2016.
Mangini, Elizabeth, “Solitary/Solidary: Mario Merz’s Autonomous Artist,” Art Journal, October 28, 2016
2014
Dama, Francesco. “Beyond the Igloo: Mario Merz in London,” Hyperallergic, October 30, 2014.
2013
“Mario Merz,” Art + Auction, June 2013.
“A selection of works by Italian artist Mario Merz opens at Gagosian Gallery in Paris,” artdaily.org, June 2013.        
“Large format paintings by Arnulf Rainer meet Mario Merz’s installations at Arnulf Rainer Museum,” artdaily.org, June 2013.
“Arte Povera: The great awakening of a new art movement in Italy on view at Kunstmuseum Basel,” Artdaily.com, January 2, 2013.
2012
Francesco Bonami, “Tristes Artistes,” Frieze, March 2012, p. 27-28.
2011
Cullinan, Nicholas. “Mario Merz: What is to be Done?” ArtForum, May 2011.
“Interview: Infuential Italian artist’s work still poses relevant questions”, The Yorkshire Post, August 5, 2011.
2008
Ebony, David, "Italy's Northern Lights," Art In America, February 2008, p. 49.
2006
"Merz Foundation in Turin," Art In America, September 2006, p. 41.
Forino, I., “Merz Foundation in Turin,” Abitare, January 2006, p. 128-131.
2005
Douglas, Kris, “Richard Flood,” Contemporary 21, no. 77 2005, p. 54.
Lumley, Robert, “Founding Father,” Artforum, Summer 2005, p. 131-134.
Verhagen, E., “Mario Merz,” Art Press no. 311, p. 76-77.
Mandrini, R., “Fuori dal confine del quarto / Beyond the frame,” Domus no. 878, p. 6.
Verlichak, Victoria, “Fundacion Proa, territory for Action: An interview with Adriana Rosenberg,” ARCO Contemporary Art. Spring 2005, p. 38-43.
2004
Celant, Germano. “Sphere of Influence,” Artforum. January 2004, p. 25-26.
Povoledo, Elisabetta. “Poet of ‘Arte Povera’,” ARTnews. January 2004, p. 60.
Galloway, D., “Mario Merz: Kewenig, Cologne,” ARTnews, vol. 103 no. 9, p. 202.
Kounellis, Jannis, “For Mario Merz,” Domus, no. 872, p. 80-83.
2003
Wasserman, Shara. “Report from Italy: Roma Renovatio,” Art in America, June 2003, p. 55-59.
Tansini, L., “To Live an Idea:  A Conversation with Mario Merz,” Sculpture (Washington D.C.), December 2003, p. 26-31.
Boutoux, Thomas. Hans Ulrich Obrist Interviews. Volume 1: Edizioni Charta: Milan, 2003.
2001
Vendrame, Simona, “Harald Szeemann,” Tema Celeste, March – April 2001, p. 48-54.
Crow, T.E., “Zero to Infinity: Arte Povera 1962-1972, Tate Modern, London,” Artforum, September 2001, p. 186-188.
Kapoor, Anish. “Mario Merz.” The Whitechapel Art Gallery Centenary Review, p. 114.
2000
Kimmelman, Michael, “A Temple of Modern Art and Spectacle,” The New York Times, 10 May 2000, p. 1, 2.
1999
DeBord, Matthew. “Preview: Mario Mertz, ‘La Casa Fibonacci,” Artforum. January 1999, p. 56.
Garcia-Anton, Katya. “Rock of Ages,” Tate, Summer, 1999.
“Mario Merz,” Das Kunstmagazine, April 1999, p. 19.
Sussman, Elisabeth. “Report from Oporto: Sortion Out the ‘60s,” Art in America, March 2000, p. 58-63.
1997
Hilton, Tim, “ Arts: It’s Only Art, You Know,” Independent on Sunday,19 October 1997, p.  29.
Lotz. Corinna, “Art & Artists: Still, But Very Real,” Socialist, October 1997, p. 10.
Feaver, William, “Art: Meaning What, Exactly?” Observer, 10 December 1997.
1995
Meneguzzo, Marco, “Mario Merz at the Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea,” Artforum, September 1995, p. 98.
Kohlmeyer, Agnes, "Foreign Artist: Mario Merz: Merz, the Spiral, World-House and the Mountains," Gana Art, November/December 1995, p. 18, 127-133.
1994
Brock, Havey, "Mario Merz," ARTnews, September 1994, p. 166-167.
1993
Porges, Maria, "Art of Glass: Looking Through History," Sculpture, January/February 1993, p. 42-47.
1992
"existessentialism art and upcoming fashion for a different world," Interview, January 1992, p. 60-68.
B.P., "Greece: New Forms in Athens," FlashArt, January/Febraury 1992, p. 155.
Bass, Ruth, "Mario Merz: Sperone Westwater," ARTnews, April 1992, p. 116.
1991
Goodman, Al, "Madrid's ARCO Joins the Big League Art Fairs," The Journal of Art, February 1991, p. 83.
Decter, Joshua, "Mario Merz," Arts Magazine, March 1991, p. 97- 98.
 "Munich: Arte Povera Revisited," FlashArt, Summer 1991, p. 148.
 Bandini, Mirella, "Turin in the 1970s: Fiat, Arte Povera, and Other Heroes," FlashArt, October, p. 104-109.
 Gruterich, Marlis, "The Art of Coexistence," FlashArt, November/December, p. 82-85.
 Moure, Gloria, "Cumulus Aus Eurpopa - Reflections on a Space for Creation," Parkett, No. 30, 1991, p. 169-175.
1990
Vetrocq, Marcia E., "Mario Merz," Arts Magazine, January, p. 84.
Gomez, Edward M., "Fumio Nanjo: Man In The Middle," ARTnews, March, p. 107-8.
Von Drateln, Doris. “Einleuchten,” Contemporanea, March 1990.
Mahoney, Robert, "Mario Merz: The Cannibalim of Arte Povera," FlashArt, January/February, p. 123.
Johnson, Ken, "Mario Merz at the Guggenheim," Art in America, February, p. 171.
Ruhe, Barnaby, "Merz' Igloos," Art World, November/December, p. 3.
Blanchard, Paul, "Mario Merz," Tema Celeste, January-March, p. 62.
Mahoney, Robert, "Mario Merz: Museum Guggenheim," FlashArt, April/May, p. 144.
MacAdam, Barbara A., "Kournellis, Fabro, Merz, Paolini: Salvatore Ala," ARTnews, May, p. 220.
Galloway, David, "Report from Germany: Happening in Hamburg," Art in America, May, p. 77-89.
Baum, Stella, "Konrad Fischer," Galeries Magazine, April/May, p. 142-149.
Bourel, Michel, "La Collection Herbert," Galeries Magazine, April/May, p. 3, 150-169.
Dagen, Philippe, "Bordeaux Warehouse Musuem Reopens," The Journal of Art, October, p. 24.
Verzotti, Gergio, "Doppel Jeopardy," Artforum, November, p. 124-130.
Pasini, Francesca, "Mario Merz: Museo Comunale D'Arte Moderna," Artforum, December, p. 151-152.
"Ponton Temse: Citiwide Exhibtion Curated by Jan Hoet," FlashArt, November/December, p. 171.
"Goings on About Town," The New Yorker, 24 December, p.16.
Heartney,  Eleanor. “Mario Merz Makes an Igloo (and a Crocodile)” Art News, January 1990, p. 107, 108, 110.
1989
de Sanna, Jole, "Mario Merz, Galleria Christian Stein," Artforum, February, p. 143.
Atkins, Robert. “Mario Merz,” Contemporanea. December 1989, p. 89.
Vetrocq, Marcia E., "Utopias, Nomads, Critics," Arts Magazine, April, p. 49-54.
Feaver, William, "Italian Art in the 20th Century: Chauvinism and Chic," Artnews, May, p. 137-145.
"Exhibitions: Los Angeles," The Journal of Art, May, p. 9.
Baker, Kenneth, "Mario Merz: Museum of Contemporary Art," Artforum, Summer, p. 150-51.
Parent, Beatrice, "Mario Merz: le souffle de la liberte," Artstudio, Summer, p. 52-63.
"Mario Merz in the Guggenheim," Lapiz, no. 61, October, p. 84.
Conte, Giuseppe, "The Garden of Myth," Tema Celeste, no. 20, April-June, p. 48-53.
Larson, Kay, "Fall Previews: Museums," New York Magazine, September 11, p. 66.
Turner, Jonathan, "Italy: Trash and Treasure: The Essence of Alchemy," ARTnews, September, p. 143-147.
Cueff, Alain, "Mario Merz: Nouveau Musee," Artscribe, International, November-December, p. 90-91.
Smith, Roberta, "Mario Merz Works Complement the Guggenheim," The New York Times, Friday, September 29, p. 25.
"Los Angeles: Igloos, alligators, neon, and numbers," The Journal of Art, May, p. 9.
Mitchell, Clio, and Thomas West, "Paris: Preparing for 1992," Art International 9, Winter, p. 20-21.