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Frances Stark

Monographic Publications
Stark, Francs and Ali Subotnick, UH-OH: Frances Stark 1991-2015, Hammer Museum and Delmonico Books, Prestel
Stark, Frances, Trapped in the VIP, New York: Gavin Brown’s enterprise, Print, 32pp.
Stark, Frances, My Best Thing, Köln: Buchhandlung Walther König
Stark, Frances, This could become a gimmick (sic) or an honest articulation of the workings of the mind, Cambridge: MIT List Visual Arts Center
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
Stark, Frances, Annette Südbeck, and Martin Prinzhorn, A Torment of Follies, Wien: Secession, Köln: Buchhandlung Walther König
Stark, Frances and Stuart Bailey, Frances Stark, Collected Works, Köln: Buchhandlung Walther König
Stark, Frances, Collected Writing: 1993 – 2003, London: Opus 3/Book Works
Stark, Frances, The Architect & the Housewife, London: Book Works
Selected Projects
Dwayne Moser Curated Library by Frances Stark, Reserve Ames, Los Angeles, CA
Commissioned for the cover of Frieze magazine, no. 136, April
Commissioned for the cover of Flash Art International, no. 304, October
Commissioned for the cover of Art in America
Seven on Seven, 5th Annual Conference, New Museum, NY
Dishonest but Appealing, 2013, Edition for Parkett 93
Sylvia Sleigh, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
Untitled, print edition created for London Underground, Art of the Underground, London, UK
Untitled, print edition created for The Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada
Frances Stark Selects from the Grunwald Collection, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
Consider the following again: Why should you not be able to assemble yourself and write?, print edition created for Artist Space, New York
Conceited girl wants to show she has a seat (After Goya), print edition created for ICA London, UK, Published by Mousse Magazine
Untitled, print edition created for Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK
The Members of our class… print portfolio created with Emily Carr Institute Press
Selected Bibliography
Jenkins, Mark, “With a little help from Cate Blanchett, this Hirshhorn show looks at art manifestos,” The Washington Post, December
Benor, Dalya, “Buy Art, Not Cocaine,” Office, November
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
Harbison, Isobel, “An Un-American Pavilion,” Art Monthly, November
Miranda, Carolina “‘Let us in!’ Marciano Art Foundation staffers show up for work at locked museum to protest layoffs,” Los Angeles Times, November
Greenberger, Alex “After Layoffs and Unionization Campaign, Marciano Art Foundation Says: ‘We Have No Present Plans to Reopen,” ArtNews, November
”The National Gallery of Canada Names Kitty Scott as Deputy Director and Chief Curator,” Cision, October
“National Gallery of Canada Appoints Kitty Scott as Deputy Director and Chief Curator,” ArtForum, October
Kenney, Nancy, “MoMA will celebrate reopening with six site-specific works in its public spaces,” The Art Newspaper, October
“UC Davis art lecture series presents diverse speakers at Manetti Shrem Museum,” Daily Democrat, October
“UC Davis Art Lecture Series presents diverse speakers at Manetti Shrem Museum,” Davis Enterprise, September
Kinsella, Eilee, “Pace Gallery Hires Hirshhorn Museum Curator Mark Beasley to Head Up Its New ‘Live’ Art Program in New York,” Artnet, August
Keener, Katherine, “Mark Beasley names curatorial director of Pace Live,” ArtCritique, August
Wilson, Simon, "All you need to know about Nottingham Contemporary," Nottinghamshire Live, June
Honigmann, Meg, “Art Night returns to London this Saturday,” Town & Country Magazine, June
Harris, Gareth, "Art Night Works Will Live on After Pop-Up London Debut this Weekend," The Art Newspaper, June
Kalai, Leonidas, "London's Art Night 2019 Announces Most Exciting Programme Yet," Art Critique, March
Parsons, Elly, “London’s Art Night 2019 promises to be star-studded,” Wallpaper, March
Westall, Mark, ”Paul Stolper + ICA Editions,” FAD Magazine, December
Korman, Sam, "Teen O.P.E.R.A. (Teen Orchestra Plays, Everyone Read Along," FLASH ART, October
"The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston," E-Flux, January
“12 things to do in the D.C. area the week of Jan. 22-26,” The Washington Post, January
"Here Are the Absolute Best Artworks We Saw Around the World in 2017," ArtnetNews, December
Cascone, Sarah, “Frances Stark and Wu Tsang Are Among the Six Nominees for the 2018 Hugo Boss Prize,” Artnet, December
Feitelberg, Rosemary, “Guggenheim Reveals the Short List of Six Artists Competing for Hugo Boss Prize 2018,” WWD, December
Rodney, Seph, “Guggenheim Announces Shortlist for 2018 Hugo Boss Prize,” Hyperallergic, December
Russeth, Andrew, "Guggenheim Names Hugo Boss Prize 2018 Short List," Artnews, December
Carrigan, Margaret, “Curator Mark Beasley Highlights Video and Music in His Hirshhorn Debut,” Observer, December
Chaplin, Julia, “Art Basel Parties Takes Over Miami,” NYTimes, December
Randall, Kayla, “To Do Today: The Message: New Media Works, Simple Plan, and Cirque Dreams Holidaze,” Washington CityPaper, December
Finn, Maddie, "Exploring the Complexities of Communication at the Hirshhorn," The Hoya, December
Morgan, Tiernan, "Art Movements," Hyperallergic, December
“The Message: New Media Works,” Hirshhorn, November
Viva Arte Viva: 57th International Art Exhibition: La Biennale Di Venezia, Rizzoli, October
“Hirshhorn Announces “The Message: New Media Works,” WebWire, September
Griffin, Jonathan, “ Frances Stark: ‘Contemporary artists are hyper-alienated and hypercompetitive’,” The Guardian, April
“How Important is Art as a Form of Protest?,” frieze, March
Viveros-Fauné, Christian, “Painting Pumps Its Fist at the Whitney Biennial,” Artnet News, March
Watlington, Emily B.,"UH-OH: Frances Stark 1991- 2015," Art Papers, November/December
Hart, Hugh, “Sharon Lockhart and Frances Stark,” DOT Magazine, November
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
Liese, Jennifer, “Social Medium: Artist Writing 2000-2015, Paper Monument, November
“Sliding Scale: Betwwen Art and Education, Marit Dewhurst in Conversation with Johanna Burton, Public Servants: Art and the Crisis of the Common Good”, MIT Press, November
McQuaid, Cate, “Savvy self-exposure in MFA show by Frances Stark,” The Boston Globe, September
Woodward, Richard B., “UH-OH: Frances Stark 1991-2015 Review: It’s All About Her – And Us,” The Wall Street Journal, September
Feinberg, Jody, “Museum of Fine Arts celebrates contemporary artists with all-night sleepover parties,” Wicked Local, September
Sitrin, Carly, “ MFA then is about to meet #mfaNOW,” The Boston Globe, September
“Five things to do in an around Boston, Sept. 12-18,” The Boston Globe, September
D’Angelo, Madeleine, “Thousands Flock to Overnight Exhibit, Activities at MFA,” The Heights, September
Davis, Ben, “10 Fall Museum Shows to Get Excited About Around the US,” Artnet News, August
Lockhart, Sharon, Milena Milena, Silvana Editoriale, April
Chan, Olivian, “Frances Stark, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles,” Frieze, January 20
“Best of 2015: Our Top 10 Los Angeles Art Show,” Hyperallergic, December
Waxman, Lori, “The best of 2015 in Chicago visual art,” Chicago Tribune, December
"Modern Painters," Modern Painters, December
“Frances Stark”, Paper, Fall-Winter
Hayes-Westall, Mark and Hannah, "How Much Is Tool Much Information?," The City Magazine, November
Macaulay, Anna, “The overpowering and humbling beauty of UH-OH Frances Stark at the Hammer Museum,” ArtCenterNews, November
Knight, Christopher, “UH-OH: Frances Stark, 1991-2015 at Hammer Museum is an enthralling midcareer survey,” LA Times, November
"Absolut-ly Fabulous," ArtForum, October
Horst, Aaron, “Frances Stark at The Hammer,” Contemporary Art Review. LA, October
Sartore, Mara, “Music is different: an interview with Frances Stark,” My Art Guides, October
Cooper, Arnie, “Self service: LA’s Hammer Museum showcases the works of writer/artist Frances Stark,” Wallpaper, October
Skidmore, Maisie, “The Inimitable Frances Stark,” AnOther, October
Piejko, Jennifer, "Intimism Isn't Over: Frances Stark at the AIC," Modern Painters, September
Indrisek, Scott, "An Urgent Groping: Frances Stark Reflects on a Busy Year," Blouinartinfo, October
Flash Art, Issue 304, October
Cahill, Zachary, “NY Reviews,” ArtForum, October
Meyer, Terry, "Frances Stark: Intimism," ArtReview, September
Azimi, Negar, "Frances Stark And The Art of Narcissism," The New York Times Style Magazine, August
Elliot, Annette, “Frances Stark: Intimism’ goes inside the mind of self-described horny middle-aged woman,” Chicago Reader, July
“Review: Frances Stark/Art Institute of Chicago,” Newcity Art, July
Noble, Kathy, “Frances Stark; Critic’s Picks,” Artforum, June
Quaintance, Morgan, “Frances Stark’s ‘Sorry for the Wait,” art agenda, June
“Frances Stark and David Kravitz: Opening the Kimono,”, August
“Frances Stark at Marc Foxx,” Contemporary Art Daily, July
Sheerin, Mark, “The Unbearable Lightness of Frances Stark,” Hyperallergic, July
Liberty, Megain, “Frances Stark on Reading Robert Ryman,” Hyperallergic, June
Evans, Ceccile B., “Hatsune Sings: Agnes x Frances,” Art Papers, May
Zikos, Mikael, “Frances Stark,” The Good Life, May
Russeth, Andrew, "Stark Realities: Frances Stark on Mike Kelley at PS1.," The Observer, March
Duray, Dan, “Gavin Brown Sells Frances Stark’s Instagrams at Independent,” Gallerist, March
Russeth, Andrew, "Stark Realities," Gallerist New York, January
Varadi, Keith J., “Steel Your Mind,” Artfrum, January
Kitnick, Alex, "Text after Text," Parkett, Issue 93, December
Roelstraete, Dieter & Szewczyk, Monika, "Computerliebe," Parkett, Issue 93, December
Gurk, Christoph, "Addicted to Fantasy: Frances Starks "Put a Song in Your Thing," Parkett, Issue 93, December
Motley, John, “Review: Frances Stark’s ‘My Best Thing’ at Upfor Contemporary Art,” Oregon Live, September
Ito, Gregory, “Frances Stark at Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco,” San Francisco Arts Quarterly Online,, March
Chun, Kimberly, "'Memento Mori,' Frances Stark looks back," SFGate, February
Higgie, Jennifer, “Ten Women Who Use Film,” UbuWeb,, February
Godfrey, Mark, "Friends with Benefits," Artforum, January
Higgs, Matthew, “20 Questions,” in Alex Katz: Give Me Tomorrow, Tate Publishing, London, 65
Da Zero a Centro: Le Nuove Eta Fella Vita, Milan Triennale 2012, Fondazione Marino Golinelli, Selegrafica 80
Cooper, Dennis, “Galerie Dennis Cooper presents... Frances Stark,” DC’s,, December
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, p. 29
Tumlir, Jan, “Yes and No,” ArtReview, October
Bishop, Claire, “Digital Divide,” Artforum, September
“Frances Stark,” Bullett, vol. 8, Fall
Barliant, Claire, “Review,” Art in America, June/July
Gratza, Agnieszka, “Review,” ArtReview, Issue 59, May
Sterns, Jamie, “Investigations on Existence at MoMA PS1,” Ya Ya Ya blog, April 23
Russeth, Andrew, "Enhanced Epistles: Frances Stark on Her Show at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise," New York Observer, April 13
Rutland, Beau, “Review,” Artforum, April
"Happenings: Frances Stark at MoMA PS1," Conveyor blog, March
Time Out New York, March
Rosenfield, Rachel, "Frances Stark: Not Just Idle Chat," Canadian Art, April 15
Griffin, Kevin, "Frances Stark: using her personal life to make My Best Thing," Vancouver Sun, March 16
Fung, Amy, "Frances Stark, Artist Talk, Vancouver 2012," POST pacific,, February 4
Johnson, Ken, “Frances Stark: Osservate, Leggete Con Me,” New York Times, March 30
Guthery, Summer, “Frances Stark: My Best Thing,” Pastelegram,, January
Untitled, London Underground, Art on the Underground, (unlimited edition of posters, print edition of 150)
Griffin, Jonathon, “Best of 2011: Part 6,” frieze, January 1
Princenthal, Nancy, “Margin Trading: Frances Stark,” Art in America, January
Mizota, Sharon, “Art review: ‘All of This and Nothing’ at UCLA Hammer Museum,” The Los Angeles Times, March 23
Griffin, Jonathan, “All of This and Nothing,” frieze, no. 138, April, p. 143
Berardini, Andrew, “Not Safe For Work,”, April 25
Lehrer-Graiwer, Sarah, “All of This and Nothing,” Artforum, May
Fanelli, Franco, “I’ve included a very well-known outsider: Tintoretto!”, The Art Newspaper, June 1
Saltz, Jerry, “Generation Blank,” New York Magazine, June
Papararo, Jenifer, “Frances Stark: I’ve Had it and a Half,” C Magazine, Autumn
Bishop, Claire, “Safety in Numbers,” Artforum, September
Gioni, Massimiliano, “Amore, Bugie e Chatroulette,” Wired Italia, September
Ellgood, Anne, Douglas Fogle, Charles Long, and Corrina Peipon, “All of this and nothing,” Hammer Museum, University of California, Los Angeles
Herbert, Martin, “Frances Stark,” ILLUMInations, Venice: Fondazione La Biennale di Venezia, p. 272-273
Yablonsky, Linda, "Artifacts: Frances Stark's Best Thing," T Magazine, October 26
Higgs, Matthew, "Best of 2011," Artforum, October
Tan, Lumi, “A review of Frances Stark’s Put A Song In Your Thing,” PERFORMA Magazine, November
Smith, Roberta, “So Big, Performa Now Misses the Point,” The New York Times, November 26
Barber, Jeremiah, "Video Artists Stark and Herschend Embrace Humor, Unbearably Long Titles, and Power Point," KQED Arts, November 27
Berardini, Andrew, “The Letter Writer, Frances Stark,” Mousse, no. 26, p. 106–114
Neudorf, Paula, “PS1’s New Exhibits Highlight Video Art,” Queens Chronicle, December 1
Ollman, Leah, “Frances Stark;s Art and Mind,” The Los Angeles Times, December, E5
Lange, Christy, “Postcards from Performa 11: Part 5,” frieze blog,, December 21
Higgs, Matthew, "Best of 2011," Artforum, December
Saltz, Jerry, “The Year in Art,” New York Magazine, December
Smee, Sebastian, “An artist who labels herself,” The Boston Globe, December 5
Casavecchia, Barbara, “Best of 2011: Part 3,” frieze blog,, December 21
Latimer, Quinn, “Best of 2011: Part 1,” frieze blog,, December 21
Herbert, Martin, “David Hockney & Frances Stark,” frieze, Issue 128, Jan–Feb, p. 116–117
Moira, Jeffrey, “Textual Relations,” Scotland on Sunday, February 21
“Art Preview: Frances Stark,” The Scotsman, February 23
“Frances Stark,” The Times Scotland, March 6–12, p. 21
Mansfield, Susan, “Making a minimal disturbance show,” The Scotsman, March 23, p. 37–38
Stark, Frances, “Chorus Line,” Metropolis M, February–March, 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, p. 89
Oksenhorn, Stewart, “She’s got it! Stark gives Aspen musical a spin,” The Aspen Times, June 30
Macchi de Vilhena, Catherine, “Frances Stark: Why should you not be able to assemble yourself and write?”, ROVEN, #3, Spring–Summer, p. 105–109
Holte, Michael Ned, “Frances Stark,”, September
Majeski, Anna, “Frances Stark tackles the riddles of the creative process,” The Tufts Daily, November 1
Smee, Sebastian, “An Artist who Labels Herself,” The Boston Globe, December 5
Stark, Frances, “Dear X, (excerpt),” The New City Reader: Common Circular 5, New York, December 19
Ollman, Leah, “The mind and art of Frances Stark,” The Los Angeles Times, December 26
Jacob, Mary Jane and Michelle Grabner, The Studio Reader, The University of Chicago Press, p. 478
Gallois, Christophe, “The Space of Words,” Interview, Mudam editions, p. 147–157
Jacobson, Heidi Zudckerman, Christian Rattemeyer, and Matthew Thompson, Restless Empathy, Catalogue, Aspen Art Press, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen
Herbert, Martin, “David Hockney and Frances Stark,” frieze, January–February
Carey¬-Thomas, Lizzie, “Significant solo shows of 2008: Frances Stark,” frieze, January – February
Fiduccia, Joanna, “The Space of Words,” Artforum, April
Holder, Will, “ART AND INDUSTRY,” Roland, May, p. 32–36
Lack, Jessica, “Artist of the week 46: Frances Stark,”, June 24
Rattemeyer, Christian, The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection: Catalogue Raisonné, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Fox, Dan, “Poor. Tired. Old. Horse.”, frieze, October, p. 226
Searle, Adrian, “The pleasure principle,”, November 11
Clark, Robert, “David Hockney/Frances Stark,” The Guardian Guide, November 14–20
Insert for Parkett, no. 86
Champion, Miles, “Frances Stark,” Art Monthly, January
Verwoert, Jan, “Private Lives, Public Gestures 2,” frieze, March
Cohen, David, “Whitney Biennial Has Adopted A Boho Vibe,” The New York Sun, March 5
Cotter, Holland, “Whitney Biennial 2008: Art’s Economic Indicator,” The New York Times, March 7
Borchhardt-¬Birbaumer, Brigitte, “Und ewig lockt die Spottdrossel,” Wiener Zeitung, April 29
Milliard, Coline, “Frances Stark: A Torment of Follies,” Art Review, April, p. 129
Hafner, Hans-¬Jürgen, “Double Residence. ‘Collected Writings’ and ‘Collected Works’,” Spike, no. 15, April, p. 55–63
Fessler, Ann Kathrin, “Teile von Teilen und kein Ganzes,” Der Standard, May 2
Rees, Simon, “Frances Stark (FRAC Bourgogne, Dijon France),” US Art, no. 21, September 22
O’Neill-Butler, Lauren, and Frances Stark, “500 Words: Frances Stark,” Artforum, November
Cotter, Holland, “Indirect Object at Mitchell-Innes & Nash,” The New York Times, December 18
“Frances Stark,” Kunstbulletin, no. 6, p. 68
Wood, Catherine, “Biennials, Surveys and Retrospectives: Looking Back,” frieze, Issue 112, January–February
Fuchs, Albrecht, Portraits, Snoeck, Cologne, Germany
Verwoert, Jan, “Use Me Up,” Metropolis M, February
Eichler, Dominic, “If I Can’t Dance...,” frieze, Issue 106, April
White, Michelle, “Frances Stark: Structures that fit my opening...,” ArtLies, Spring, p. 115
Kopsa, Maxine, “Doubting Frances,” Art on Paper, September
READ Edition 1, Emily Carr Institute Press, Print Portfolio (edition of 15)
Bell, Kirsty, “Frances Stark at van Abbemuseum,” frieze, Issue 109, September, p. 177–8
Kopsa, Maxine, “Doubting Frances,” Art on Paper, September
Champion, Miles, “Book Review / Collected Works,” Art Monthly, November
Wood, Catherine, “Best of 2007, Best Retrospective Exhibitions,” frieze, December
Mitrovic, Sinisa, “If I Can’t Dance, I don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution,” frieze, Issue 97, March, p. 170
Gonzalez, Michele, “San Antonio: An Interview with Hudson Show (Room) artist Frances Stark,” Mightbegood, No. 69, May
Harmanci, Reyhan, “Between the Lines: Textual Works,” San Francisco Chronicle, June 8
Miles, Christopher, “Saying it in words and in pictures,” The Los Angeles Times, June 16
Goddard, Dan R., “Artworks built on writing,” San Antonio Express News, June 25
Walworth, Catherine, “Frances Stark,” Glasstire, July
Putze, Patrick, “Frances Stark at ArtPace,” Voices of Art 14, no. 2, p. 24
Hainley, Bruce, “Artquake,” New York Times Magazine, October 2
Rhodes, Dusti. “‘Open’ Sesame: Frances Stark lets the sexual innuendo roll,” The Houston Press, December 21
“Short List,” New Yorker, May 16, p. 24
Charlesworth, JJ, “Frances Stark CRG Gallery New York,” Tema Celeste, no. 110, July/August, p. 72
Weissman, Benjamin, “Frances Stark: As Eloquence Appears,” frieze, June– August, p. 140–5, cover
Abs, Peter, “Mut zur Schaeche: Frances Stark in der Galerie Daniel Buchholz,” Text Zur Kunst, Heft Nr. 54, June
Bell, Kirsty, “Frances Stark: Collected Writing: 1993–2003,” Camera Austria International, 86
Burnett, Craig, “Preview Frances Stark, London,” Guardian Unlimited, November 13
Diedrichson, Diedrich, “A Fan’s Notes: On Mike Kelley’s Writings,” Artforum, January
Tumlir, Jan, “Spinning One’s Wheels In Los Angeles,” Flash Art, December–January
Meltzer, Eve, “Frances Stark,” frieze, Issue 72, January–February, p. 94
Hoffburg, Judith, “Artist Books Reviews,” Umbrella 26, nos. 3/4, December, p. 119–120
Wilsher, Mark, “Frances Stark Self-¬Portraiture,” What’s On, April 3–10, p. 25
“Hammer Projects: Frances Stark,” Hammer, May
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, p. 56
Newhouse, Kristina, “Frances Stark at UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles,” art / text, p. 91
Ammirati, Domenick, “Frances Stark,” Modern Painters 15, no. 1, Spring, p. 114–115
Wood, Eve, “Frances Stark at the UCLA Hammer Museum,” Artweek 33, Issue 8, October, p. 21
Isé, Claudine, “Hammer Projects: Frances Stark,” UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angleles
Smith, Roberta, “Art in Review,” New York Times, October 12
Tumlir, Jan, “Baldessari’s Urn: 90s Art in Los Angeles,” artext, no. 71, November–January, p. 42–51
Richard, Frances, “Frances Stark, CRG Gallery,” Artforum 40, no. 3, December, p. 144¬145
Cameron, Dan, “Recurring Patterns,” in Patterns: Between Object and Arabesque, Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense, Denmark
Prinzhorn, Martin, “The housewife in public,” Afterall, Issue 4, p. 104¬–111
Levin, Kim, “Voice Choices,” The Village Voice, February 2, p. 80
Levin, Kim, “Voice Choices,” Village Voice, February 2, p. 80
D’Souza, Aruna, “Reviews,” Art in America, May, p. 152–153
Holert, Tom, “Frances Stark – Daniel Buchholz Gallery, Cologne,” frieze, Issue 54, September–October
Hess, Barbara, “Frances Stark at Daniel Buchholz,” Flash Art 33, no. 215, Nov¬ember–December. p. 111
Erickson, Karl, “Frances Stark: The Architect & The Housewife.” Cakewalk, no. 3, Fall, p. 64
Intra, Giovanni, “Frances Stark at Marc Foxx Gallery,” Art/Text, no. 61, May–June, p. 82–83
Meyers, Terry R., “Frances Stark: In other places light’s pitched happy tents,” On Paper 2, no. 5, May–June, p. 49
Harvey, Doug, Art Issues, Summer, p. 42
Owens, Laura, Cakewalk, Spring–Summer, p. 13–14
Pagel, David, “Isolated Concepts,” The Los Angeles Times (Orange County Edition), February 1
Cooper, Dennis, “Frances Stark,” Artforum 35, no. 8, April, p. 80–1, cover
Helfand, Glen, “Art Museum and Galleries,” Bay Guardian, May 7
Bonetti, David, “Gallery Watch,” San Francisco Examiner, May 9
Schnoor, Chris, “3 Syllables,” Performance on Paper, no. 8, June
Auerbach, Lisa Anne, “Sharon Lockhart, Laura Owens and Frances Stark at Blum & Poe,” L.A. Weekly, June 27–July 3
Kandel, Susan, “Exploring Power of Three Among Friends,” The Los Angeles Times, July 4
Hackett, Regina, “Ephemeral Themes,” Seattle Post Intelligencer, July 11
Jakobsen, Klaus Thejll, Ojeblikket, #32/33, Summer
Martin, Victoria, Art Week 28, no. 8, August
Rickles, Lawrence, “Already Given at the Office: On Techno Feminism,” Paralax 5, p. 73
Knight, Christopher, “Riding Tradition’s Currents to a Higher ‘Consciousness’,” The Los Angeles Times, October 9
Hainley, Bruce, “Sharon Lockhart, Laura Owens & Frances Stark at Blum & Poe,” Artforum 36, no. 3, November, p. 119–20
Intra, Giovanni, “Sharon Lockhart, Laura Owens & Frances Stark,” FlashArt, November/December, p. 76
Knight, Christopher, “Riding Tradition’s Currents to a Higher ‘Consciousness.,” Los Angeles Times, October
Curtis, Cathy, “Freeing Words from their Life Sentence,” The Los Angeles Times, February 22
Anderson, Michael, “Invitational ’93,” Art Issues, no. 31
Kandel, Susan, “Invitational ’93’s Controlling Personas,” The Los Angeles Times, October 14
DiMichele, David, “Fresh Work, Invitational ’93,” Artweek 24, no. 21 November
Selected Books and Catalogues
Stark, Frances, Frances Stark presents The Magic Flute, designed by Chris Svensson, published by Gavin Brown’s enterprise in the event of exhibition Teen O.P.E.R.A. (Teen Orchestra plays, everyone read along)
Owens, Laura, intro by Scott Rothkopf, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Public Servants: Art and the Crisis of the Common Good, ed. Johanna Burton, Shannon Jackson, Dominic Willsdon, The MIT Press
Social medium: artists writing, ed. Jennife Liese, 2000-2015, Paper Monument, 106-109
Macel, Christine and Elisabeth Sussman. Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner, Yale University Press, 68, 226-227, 337
Electronic Superhighway: From Experiments in Art and Technology to Art After the Internet, ed. Omar Kholeif, Whitechapel Gallery, 68-71
Nesin, Kate, brochure for Frances Stark: Intimism, Art Institute of Chicago
Whitney Museum of American Art: Handbook of the Collection, ed. Dana Miller, Yale University Press, 362
Sharon Lockhart: Milena, Milena; A Work in Progress, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm; Center for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw; Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucern. Exh. Cat. Silvana Editoriale, Milan, Inside back cover
de Zegher, Catherine, Bolshe Sveta More Light: Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Latvia: SIA Presses nams Baltic, 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, 40-51
“Unmade Beds: Dwelling and Dreamspace,” In The Artist’s House: From Workplace to Artwork, ed. Kirsty Bell, Berlin: Sternberg Press, 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 and Berlin: Sternberg Press, 50-52
“Frances Stark,” In Paper, ed. Gilbert Perlein, Italy: Litografia Bacchetta, 132-133
Higgs, Matthew. “20 Questions,” In Alex Katz: Give Me Tomorrow, London: Tate Publishing, 65
Da Zero a Centro: Le Nuove Età Della Vita, Milan Triennale 2012, Fondazione Marino Golinelli, Selegrafica 80
Ellegood, Anne, Douglas Fogle, Charles Long, and Corrina Peipon, All of this and nothing, Los Angeles: Hammer Museum, University of California
For Love Not Money, The 15th Tallinn Print Triennal, ed. Simon Rees, Tallin, 401–404
Godfrey, Mark, “Longing for the Wind: Boetti’s Last Works and Legacies,” In Alighiero e Boetti, New Haven: Yale University Press, 318–319
Herbert, Martin, “Frances Stark,” In ILLUMInations. Venice: Fondazione La Biennale di Venezia, 272–273
“Frances Stark,” In Contemporary Art In North America, ed. Phoebe Adler and Duncan McCorquodale, London: Black Dog Publishing, 118–121
Gallois, Christophe and Frances Stark, “Performing Texts [interview],” In The Space of Words, Luxembourg: Mudam éditions, 142–157
Jacobson, Heidi, Christian Rattemeyer, and Matthew Thompson, Restless Empathy, Aspen: Aspen Art Museum,
Verwoert, Jan, Tell me what you want, what you really, really want, Rotterdam: Piet Zwart Institute and Sternberg Press
Bayrle, Helke, Portikus Under Construction, Germany: Sternberg Press, 35 [inclusion on DVD and catalogue]
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
Rattemeyer, Christian, Compass in hand: Selections from the Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, New York: Museum of Modern Art
Ruyters, Domeniek, “P.S.—Notes on a work by Frances Stark.” In All Around the Periphery, Rotterdam: Onomatopee, 65–70
Ruyters, Domeniek. “PS—Notities bij een werk van Frances Stark,” In Rondom, Rotterdam: Onomatopee, 65–70
David Hockney: 1960–1968: A Marriage of Styles. Nottingham: Nottingham Contemporary
“Frances Stark,” In Hammer Projects, 1999–2009, Los Angeles: Hammer Museum, 148–151
Eshoo, Amy, and Derrick R. Cartwright, 560 Broadway: A New York Drawing Collection at Work, 1991–2006, New York: Fifth Floor Foundation
Huldisch, Henriette, and Shamim Momin, Whitney Biennial 2008, New Haven: Yale University Press
Verwoert, Jan and Dexter Sinister, Exhaustion & Exhuberance. Sheffield: Sheffield Contemporary Art Forum
Svenungsson, Jan, “How others write,” In An Artist’s Textbook. Helsinki: Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, 31–33
Esche, Charles and Katarina Stenbeck, There’s gonna be some trouble: the five year Rooseum book: 2001–2006, Malmö: Rooseum
Fuchs, Albrecht, Portraits, Köln: Snoeck
Heiser, Jörg, “Frances Stark,” In Romantic Conceptualism, Bielefeld: Kerber Verlag, 118–121
Hoffman, Jens and Kennedy, Christina, The Studio. Dublin: Dublin City Callery, The Hugh Lane
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
Ackermann, Rita and Matthew Higgs, Dereconstruction, New York: Gladstone Gallery
Gronlund, Melissa, “Frances Stark,” In Frieze Art Fair Yearbook 2006–7, London: Frieze
Krauss, Chris, Jan Tumlir, Jane McFadden. LA Artland. London: Black Dog Publishing Limited, 2005.
Arnatt, Matthew. “Frances Stark,” In Zusammenhange herstellen (Contextualize), Hamburg: DuMont Literatur und Kunst Verlag, 71–75
Comer, Stuart, “Frances Stark,” In Air Guitar: Art Reconsidering Rock Music. Milton Keynes: Milton Keynes Gallery, 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
Burkard, Lene, and Karsten Ohrt, Patterns: Between Object and Arabesque, Odense: Brandts Klædefabrik
Relyea, Lane, “L.A.-Based and Superstructure,” In Public Offerings, New York: Thames & Hudson, 248–265
Cruz, Amanda, “Frances Stark,” In Fresh Cream – Contemporary Art in Culture, London: Phaidon, 574–579
Ferguson, Russell, “The Sound of Ripping Canvas,” In Sunshine & Noir: Art in L.A., 1960–1997, Humlebaek, Denmark: Louisiana Museum Of Modern Art.
Butler, Cornelia H., The Power of Suggestion: Narrative and Notation in Contemporary Drawing, Los Angeles: Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
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 Museum, New York, 221-224
“And Then There Were None: Frances Stark and A.L. Steiner in Conversation with Dorothée Perret,” PARIS, LA, Winter 2016, Issue 14, 44-66
“Excerpt,” PARIS, LA, Fall 2011, Issue 7, 25-35
“Chorus Line,” Metropolis M, February–March, Cover
“Dear X, (excerpt),” The New City Reader: Common Circular 5, New York, December
“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, 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, 192–21
“Conceptual Painting,” in Frieze Projects, Frieze Talks, 2006¬–2008, frieze, London, 130–¬143
“Frances Stark,” Parkett, p. 188–200
“Always the Same, Always Different,” in 2HB, vol. 5, ed. Francis McKee and Louise Shelley, Center for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, 8–1
“A Craft Too Small,” F.R. David, Winter, 77
“Frances Stark on why Dorothy Parker is the ‘perfect metaphor’ for her work,” Modern Painters, November, 18
“I must explain, specify, rationalize, classify, etc,” In Art 39 Basel 4–8/6/08, Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz, 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, 200
“Recently I helped repair the broken horn of pan.” In The Artist’s Joke, London: Whitechapel; Cambridge: MIT Press, 2007, 179–180
“Interview: Frances Stark and Amy Yao,” North Drive Press, no. 4, 1¬5
”Dear Maxine,” in Just in Time, Catalogue, ed. Maxine Kooopsa, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
“Not School, not Church, not Home,” in Pine Flat, Charta, Milan, 134–136
“Letter to Gean Moreno,” In Art Lies, Issue 51
“At the Rim of The F*#@ Paradigm,” in Uncertain States of America, Catalogue, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway, 144–148
“just how erect is our greenery.” In Creepers and Climbers. Frankfurt am Main: Revolver, 41–47
“On Biography (Féminin) Or …” Dot Dot Dot, Issue 11, 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, JRP|Ringier, Zurich, Switzerland
“Ivory,” Cabinet, Issue 18, 12–14
“Always the Same, Always Different,” in Ed Ruscha: Course of Empire: Paintings by Ed Ruscha: United States Pavilion, 51st Venice Biennale, Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern-Ruit, Germany, 8-13
“Concord Mass,” In Monuments for the USA, San Francisco: California College of the Arts, 134–135
“Los Angeles,” Artforum, XLIV, No. 4, December, 224–226
“Untitled Poem,” In Alphabet, Köln: Galerie Daniel Buchholz
“A beholder of fragments and ruiner of plans,” in Persönliche Pläne, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland, p. 6–7
“Painting at the Edge of the World, Scared to Death,” ed. Douglas Fogle, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 206–210
“The Importance of Planning,” X¬-Tra 3, no. 4, 28–30
“Untitled,” In Juncture, Brooklyn: Soft Skull Press, 186
“For nobody knows himself, if he is only himself and not also another one at the same time,” Afterall, Issue 6, 4–69
“All things to all people”, Afterall, Issue 4, 112–120
“A beholder of fragments and ruiner of plans…” In Persönliche Pläne. Basel: Kunsthalle Basel, 6–7
“Scared to Death,” In Painting at the Edge of the World. Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 206–21
“Type: 10SNE1, artext, no. 75, November–January, 26–27
“Type: Pull¬-Quoteable,” artext, no. 74, September–October
“Type: Hard to Be at Home,”artext, no. 73, May–July, p. 33–34
“Type: Greek Revival,” artext, no. 72, February–April, p. 34–35
“Bildstrecke,” Texte Zur Kunst, no. 38, June
“A Craft Too Small,” in Bas Jan Ader: Implosion, ed. Christopher Mueller, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Koenig, Cologne, Germany
“The Architect and the Housewife,” In Jorge Pardo, ed. Barbara Steiner and Jörn Schafaff. Ostfildern-Ruit: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 106–117
“Dear Reader, Damien Echols,” Mall Punk Magazine, Issue 1, 22–24
“On ‘In His Own Write,’ by John Lennon and ‘Grapefruit,’ by Yoko Ono,” Bookforum 7, Issue 4, Winter, 37
“Type: Into the Millennium (The Criminals),” artext, no. 69, May–July, 42–43
“Type: Knowledge Evanescent,” artext, no. 68, 42–43
“Type: No Values,” artext, no. 71, November–January, 20–21
“Type: The Secret Life,” artext, no. 70, August–October, 22–23
“Type: Professional Me,” artext, no. 67, November–January, 42–43
“The Architect & The Housewife,” Open House/Book Works Projects, London, UK. “On Laura Owens,” in Nach-Bild, Kunstahalle Basel, Schwabe & Co., Basel, Switzerland, 86–91. “Top Ten,” Artforum, November, 60
“Excerpts from the Architect and the Housewife,” X¬-Tra 3, Issue 1, 5–6
“The Architect & the Housewife,” Complementary, Dimension Endowment of Art, Taiwan “PENETRALIA,” in Users: Olafur Eliasson, San Paulo Biennial, Brazil, 52¬–53
“Untitled (Behind a Waterfall)” and “The Structure of This Bliss,” in Great God Pan, No. 11, 51¬–52, Cover
“Raymond Pettibon and Frances Stark – A Conversation,” in Michael Craig¬-Martin und Pettibon Wandzeichnungen, Kunstverein fur die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany, 21–¬32
“Upon My Arrival,” in Asteroid Impaired, Distributed Art Publishers, New York
“Frances Stark: Three Works 1995¬–1997,” Fama & Fortune Bulletin, Verlag Pakesch & Schlebrugge, Vienna, Austria
“On Kevin Hanley,” in Sentiment & Vagrancy, I¬-20 Gallery, New York, 2¬–5
“Bliss,” in More & Less, Art Center College of Design, Graduate Studies Department, Pasadena, 88–¬95
“Untitled Short,” Framework, Volume 6, Spring, 24–25
“Your Highness (and mine),” In More & Less, Pasadena: Art Center College of Design Graduate Studies Department, 89–94
“Untitled,” In Free Range, Issue 1 (in conjunction with Jean Lowe exhibition “Real Nature”), Los Angeles: Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (lace), 1993
“Nymph Text,” Felix, Volume 1, #3
“The Kid,” Now Time, No. 3, Spring–Summer, 52–55
Catalogue text, The Underthings, Pasadena: Bliss Gallery