Writings by the Artist
Interviews, Articles and Reviews
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CATALOGUES

Whitney Museum of American Art, Annual Exhibition, 1966
Alloway, Lawrence, Serial Forms, American Sculpture of the Sixties, ed.
Maurice Tuchman, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1967
Pincus-Witten, Robert, Against Order : Poetical Sources of Chance Art, catalogue
of Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, Pa.
Situation Concepts, catalogue for Galerie in Taxispalais, 1971, Austria
Multiples, Neuen Berliner Kunstvereins, Berlin, Germany, 1974, pp. 27, 33
Young American Artists, Drawings & Graphics, Steingrim Laursen, Copenhagen, 1973
Selz, Peter, Art in Our Times, 1981, Harcourt Brace, Jovanovitch, pp. 45-48
200 Years of American Sculpture, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York,
1976, essay by Marcia Tucker
Robert Smithson: Sculpture, Robert Hobbs, contributions by Lawrence Alloway, John Coplans,
Lucy R. Lippard, Cornell University Press, Ithaca and London, 1981
Robert Smithson Sculpture 1968-69, essay Jeffrey Rian, published John Weber Gallery,
New York
Conspicuous Display, Stedman Art Gallery, Rutgers, New Jersey, text by Sid Sachs, 1989
Robert Smithson:Zeichnungen aus dem Nachlass - Drawings from the Estate,
Westfaliches Landesmuseum, Munster, Vestsjaelland, Kunstmuseum, soro, DK,
with texts by Dan Graham, Eugenie T'sai, Eva Schmidt, Dieter Mesched,
Friedrich Meschede
Tom Armstrong and Susan C. Larsen, Art in Place:15 Years of Acquisitions,
The Whitney Museum of American Art, 1989
The New Sculpture 1965-75: Between Geometry and Sculpture, ed. Richard Armstrong
and Richard Marshall, exhibition catalogue, The Whitney Museum of America Art,
New York, 1989
The Play of the Unsayable, exhibition catalogue, Vienna Secession Building, Vienna,
Austria, 1989
Sculpture Since the Sixties: From the Permanent Collection of the Whitney Museum of
American Art, exhibition catalogue, The Whitney Museum of American Art at
the Equitable Center, 1989
The Experience of Landscape: Three Decades of Sculpture, text by Karl Emil Willars,
The Whitney Museum of American Art, (Downtown), New York. 1989
Robert Smithson's Partially Buried Woodshed, exhibition catalogue, Kent State
University School of Art, Kent, Ohio, essay by Dorothy Shinn, 1990
Yenawine, Philip, How to Look at Modern Art, Harry N. Abrams, New York, 1991
Tsai, Eugenie, Robert Smithson Unearthed: Drawings, Collages,Writings (New York:
Columbia University Press, 1991)
Land Art USA, Prestel-Verlag: Munchen, 1992
Robert Smithson, exhibition catalogue, Galeria La Maquina Espanola, Madrid, Spain
Word-Image in Contemporary Art, essay Lewis, Kachur, Katonah Museum of Art
catalogue, essay and show
La Measure de L'Eau, Revelateru: un premier regard sur la photography , Center Georges
Pompidou, Paris, 1993
Sobieszek, Robert A., Robert Smithson: PhotoWorks, Los Angeles County Museum of
Art, University of New Mexico Press, 1993
Robert Smithson El Paisaje Entropico, Una Retropsectiva 1960-1973, texts by James
Lingwood and Maggie Gilchrist, IVAM Centre Julio Gonzalez, catalogue for
retrospective that traveled to Musee De Marseille, Mac, France, 1993
Robert Smithson: Operations on Nature, Texts by Matthew Teitelbaum, Ian Baxter,
Robert Fones, Rodney Graham, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
Drawing the Line - Reappraising Drawing Past and Present, selected by Michael
Craig-Martin", The South Bank Center, London, 1995, exhibition catalogue
Bois, Yves-Alain and Krauss, Rosalind, L'informe: mode d'emploi", exhibition
catalogue, Center Georges Pompidou, Paris, 1996
Pope, Albert, Ladders, Rice School of Architecture Houston, Texas and Princeton
Architectural Press, New York, 1996, p. 207-209, 219, 235
Robert Smithson SlideWorks, edited by Guglielmo Bargellesi - Severi, published Carlo
Frua, 1997
Conley, Bruce & Amrhein, Joe, ed. Robert Smithson-A Collection of Writings on Robert
Smithson on the Occasion of the Installation Dead Tree at Pierogi 2000,
texts by Brian Conley, John Weber, Sabine Russ, Lawrence Weiner,
Joseph Masheck, Richard Kavesh, Kim Levin, J.G. Ballard, Sol LeWitt,
Mel Bochner, Joan Jonas, Gregory Volk, Allen S. Weiss,Brooklyn, New York, 1997
Robert Smithson Retrospective Works 1955-1973, texts by Per Boyme, Anette Osterby,
Tim Martin, Vibeke Petersen, Stian Grogaard, Maria Lind, The National
Museum of Contempary Art, Oslo; Modern Museum Stockholm, Arken Museum
of Modern Art, Ishoj, 1999
The Museum as Muse Artists Reflect/The Museum of Modern Art, text Kynaston
McShine, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1999
AfterImage: Drawing Through Process, Cornelia Butler, The Museum of Contemporary
Art, Los Angeles, The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and London,
England, 1999
Robert Smithson: Mapping Dislocations, text by Ann Reynolds and interview with Robert
Smithson and Paul Toner, fully illustrated, published by James Cohan Gallery,
New York, 2001


BOOKS

Merleau-Ponty, Maurice, Visible and Invisible, New York
Muller, Gregoire and Gianfranco Gorgoni, The New Avant Garde, Praeger Publishers,
1973, pp. 80-93
Lippard, Lucy, Six Years: The Dematerialization of the Art Object, New York 1973
Kelly, James J., The Sculptural Idea, Burgess Publishing Company, Minneapolis,
Minnesota, Second Edition, 1974
The Writings of Robert Smithson, edited with an
Introduction Robert Smithson: Sculpture,
Robert Hobbs, contributions by Lawrence Alloway, John Coplans,
Lucy R. Lippard, Cornell University Press, Ithaca and London, 1981
Yenawine, Philip, How to Look at Modern Art, Harry N. Abrams, New York, 1991
Battcock, Gregory, ed. Minimal Art: A Critical Anthology, E.P. Dutton, New York, 1968
Krauss, Rosalind, Sculpture in the Expanded Field: The Originality of the Avantgarde
and other Modernist Myths, MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1985
Yenawine, Philip, How to Look at Modern Art, Harry N. Abrams, New York, 1991
Fried, Michael, Art and Objecthood, Harris & Wood, ed. Art in Theory, Blackwell, Oxford, 1993
Lacan, Jaques, The Four Fundamentals of Psychoanalysis, London, 1994
Roberts, John, (ed), Art Has No History! The Making and Unmaking of Modern Art, London, 1994
Krauss, Rosalind, Theory of Painting, Mel Bochner: Thought made Visible 1966-1967,
ed. FieldYale University Art Gallery, New Haven 1995, pp 217-222
Gary Shapiro, Earthwards - Robert Smithson and Art After Babel, University of
California Press, Berkeley and California Press, London England, 1995
de Duve, Thierry, Kant after Duchamp, MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass. 1996
Robert Smithson: The Collected Writings, edited by Jack Flam, University of California
Press, 1996, this edition is a revised and expanded edition of the Writings of
Robert Smithson, edited by Nancy Holt, published New York University Press in 1979
After Modern Art 1945-2000, ed. David Hopkins, Oxford History of Art Series, Glasgow, 2000
The Writings of Robert Smithson, edited by Eva Schmidt and Kai Voeckler, published by
Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Koenig, Cologne, 2000


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