Mike Kelley, American (1954 - )

BIOGRAPHY
 
1954               Born Detroit, Michigan
1976               BFA, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
1978               MFA, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
                        Lives in Los Angeles

AWARDS
 
2006               Wolfgang Hahn Prize
2003               John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
2000               The California Institute of the Arts Distinguished Alumnus Award
1998               The University of Michigan School of Art and Design Distinguished Alumnus Award
1997               Skowhegan Medal in Mixed Media
1990               National Endowment for the Arts Museum Program Exhibition Grant
1987               Awards in the Visual Arts Grant
1986               Artists Space Interarts Grant
1985               National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artists Fellowship Grant
                       Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
 
Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit
Fonds National d’Art Contemporain
Fundación “la Caixa”, Madrid
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Louisiana Museum, Humleback, Germany
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Museum Abteiberg Mönchengladbach, Mönchengladbach, Germany
Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
Stedelijke Museum, Eindhoven
The Art Institute of Chicago
Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven
Walker Art Center, Cincinnatti
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
  

ONE-ARTIST EXHIBITIONS

2008

“Mike Kelley: Educational Complex Onwards: 1995-2008,” WIELS Centre d'Art Contemporain, Brussels, Belgium.

2007

“Kandor-Con 2000,” Jablonka Galerie in cooperation with Harold Falckenberg at Halle 037, Ackerstrasse 76, Berlin, Germany.

“Kandors,” Jablonka Galerie, Berlin, Germany.

“Mike Kelley: Memory Ware Flats,” Skarstedt Fine Art, New York, New York.

“Mike Kelley: Hermaphrodite Drawings (2005-2006),” Gagosian Gallery, London, England.  
 
2006
 
“Mike Kelley: Profondeurs Vertes”, musée du Louvre, Paris, France.
 
“Mike Kelley:  Liquid Diet and Related Works” Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, France.
 
“Mike Kelley”, Medium, St. Bathélemy, French West Indies.
 

2005
 
“Mike Kelley: Day Is Done”, Gagosian Gallery, New York.  Exh cat.
 

2004
 
 “Mike Kelley” Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, France.
 
“Mike Kelley: The Uncanny.”  Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, England.  Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Luwig Wien, Vienna, Austria. Exh. cat.
 

2003
 
“Mike Kelley: Memory Ware, Wood Grain, Carpet.”  Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan, Italy.  Exh. cat.
 
“Sod and Sodie Sock” (w/Paul McCarthy) Biennale d’art contemporain de Lyon, Institut d’art contemporain, Lyon, France. Exh. cat.
 
“The Poetics Project 1977-1997” (w/Tony Oursler), The Curve, Barbican Centre, London, U.K. 
 

2002
 
“Mike Kelley: Reversals, Recyclings, Completions, and Late Additions.”
Metro Pictures, New York, NY.
 
“Mike Kelley: The Poetry of Form: Part of an Ongoing Attempt to Develop an Auteur Theory of Naming.”  Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris.
 
“Mike Kelley: Test Room.” Galerie Art et Public, Geneva, Switzerland.
 
“Black Out.” Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, CA.
 
“Mike Kelley: Selected Works 1982-1990.” Skarstedt Fine Art, New York.
 

2001
 
“Mike Kelley.” Sperone Jr, Rome, Italy.
 
“Memory Ware.” Jablonka Galerie, Cologne, Germany.
 

2000
 
“The Poetics Project: 1977-1997 (Documenta Version).” Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France. Collaboration with Tony Oursler.
 
“Consolation Prize: Mike Kelley and John Miller.” Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C. Exh. cat.
 
“Destroy All Monsters: Postmodern Multimedia and Musical Mutations (Mike Kelley, Jim Shaw and Cary Loren).”  Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, Washington.  
 
“Mike Kelley and Paul McCarthy: Collaborative Works.” Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada.  Exh. cat.
 
“Mike Kelley: Sublevel, Framed and Frame, Test Room.” Migros Museum,
Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, Switzerland.
 
“Unisex Love Nest.” Galerie Daniel Bucholz, Cologne, Germany.
 
“Mike Kelley & Peter Fischli and David Weiss.” Sammlung Goetz and Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany. Exh. cat.
 
“Mike Kelley.” Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan, Italy.
 
“Categorical Imperative and Morgue.” Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
 
“Memory Ware.” Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, France.
 
“Mike Kelley: Paintings and Drawings from the Rowan Collection.” Christie’s, New York, NY.
 
 
1999
 
Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, CA.
 
Metro Pictures, New York, NY.
 
“Mike Kelley and Ed Ruscha, Photographs.” Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, CA.
 
“Mike Kelley: Two Projects.” Kunstverein Braunschweig, Germany. Exh. cat.
 
“Mike Kelley: Framed and Framed, Test Room, Sublevel.” MAGASIN: Centre National d’Art Contemporain de Grenoble. Grenoble, France. Exh. cat.
 
“>Mike Kelley</(Franz West)?” Hotel Empain, Brussels, Belgium. Traveled to FRAC Poitou-Charentes Angouleme, France (2000). Exh. cat.
 
“Unisex Love Nest.”   Steirischer Herbst 99, Palais Attems, Graz, Austria.
 
 
1998  
 
“Mike Kelley and Paul McCarthy.” Vienna Secession, Vienna, Austria. Exh. cat.
 
"The Poetics Project: 1977-1997 (Barcelona version)." Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York. Collaboration with Tony Oursler.
 
"The Poetics Project: 1977-1997 (Documenta version)." Metro Pictures, New York, NY.  Collaboration with Tony Oursler.
 
"Sublevel: Dim Recollection Illuminated by Multicolored Swamp Gas." Jablonka Galerie, Cologne, Germany.
 
"Strange Frut: Detroit Culture." Centrum Beeldende Kunst/Villa Alkmaer, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. In conjunction with the exhibition "I rip you, You rip me: honey, we’re going down in history." Collaboration with Jim Shaw and Cary Loren.
 
"Destroy All Monsters Archive." Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. In conjunction with the exhibition "I rip you, You rip me: honey, we’re going down in history." Collaboration with Jim Shaw and Cary Loren.
 
 
1997  
 
"Plato's Cave, Rothko's Chapel, Lincoln's Profile." Wako Works of Art, Tokyo.
 
"Mike Kelley." Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona; Rooseum, Malmo, Sweden; Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Exh. cat.
 
"The Poetics Project: 1977-1997 (Barcelona Version)." Patrick Painter, Inc., Santa Monica, California. Collaboration with Tony Oursler.
 
"The Poetics Project: 1977-1997 (Documenta version)." The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo. Exh. cat. Collaboration with Tony Oursler.
 
"The Poetics Project: 1977-1997 (Documenta version)." Documenta 10, Kassel, Germany. Exh. cat. Collaboration with Tony Oursler.
 
 
1996  
 
"Land O' Lakes." Wako Works of Art, Tokyo. Exh. cat.             
 
 
1995  
 
"The Thirteen Seasons (Heavy on the Winter)." Jablonka Galerie, Cologne. Exh. cat.
 
"Missing Time: Works on Paper 1974-1976 Reconsidered." Kestner-Gessellschaft, Hannover, Germany. Exh. cat.
 
"Towards a Utopian Arts Complex." Metro Pictures, New York.
 
"Mike Kelley: Recent Work." Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan.
 
“Mike Kelley.” Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris.
 
"Paul McCarthy/Mike Kelley." Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany.
 
"Flags and Video Heidi." Galerie Andreas Binder, Munich, Germany.
 
 
 
1994  
 
Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles.
 
"New Photographs." Metro Pictures, New York.
 
 
1993  
 
"Mike Kelley: Catholic Tastes." Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles (1994); Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany (1995). Exh. cat.
                       
"Mike Kelley and Tony Oursler: White Trash Et Phobic (Installation-Video)." Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland.
 
 
1992  
 
"Mike Kelley." Kunsthalle, Basel, Switzerland; Institute of Contemporary Art, London; CAPC, Musee d'art contemporain, Bordeaux, France. Exh. cat.
 
"Alma Pater (Wolverine Den)." Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany; Metro Pictures, New York.
 
"The Riddle of the Sphinx" and "Pansy Metal/Clovered Hoof." The Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia.
 
"Mike Kelley and John Boskovich." Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles.
           
 
1991  
 
"Mike Kelley: Half a Man." Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Exh. cat.
 
Juana De Aizpuru, Madrid, Spain.
 
Jablonka Galerie, Cologne, Germany.
 
"Lumpenprole." Galerie Peter Pakesch, Vienna; Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent, Belgium.
 
 
1990  
 
Metro Pictures, New York.
 
Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles.
 
Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris.
 
 
1989  
 
Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles.
 
"Why I Got Into Art—Vaseline Muses." Jablonka Galerie, Cologne, Germany.
 
Galerie Peter Pakesch, Vienna.
 
"Mike Kelley." Jablonka Galerie, Cologne, Germany. Exh. cat.
 
"Pansy Metal/Clovered Hoof." Metro Pictures, New York.
 
"Pansy Metal/Clovered Hoof." Robbin Lockett Gallery, Chicago.
 
 
1988

 
"Three Projects: Half a Man, From My Institution to Yours, Pay for Your Pleasure." The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, Chicago. Exh. cat.
 
"Half a Man." Metro Pictures, New York.
 
 
1987
 
"Vintage Works: 1979-1986." Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles. Two-artist exhibition with Chris Burden.
 
"Half a Man." Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles.
                       
 
1985
 
"Plato's Cave, Rothko's Chapel, Lincoln's Profile." Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles.
 
"Plato's Cave, Rothko's Chapel, Lincoln's Profile." Metro Pictures, New York.
                       
 
1984  
 
"The Sublime." Metro Pictures, New  York.
 
"The Sublime." Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles.
 
 
1983  
 
"Monkey Island." Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles.   
 
"The Sublime." Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York.
 
                                   
1982  
 
"Monkey Island" and "Confusion." Metro Pictures, New York.
 
                                   
1981
 
"Meditation on a Can of Vernors." Riko Mizuno Gallery, Los Angeles.
 
 
1979
 
"The Poltergeist: A Work Between David Askevold and Mike Kelley." Foundation for Art Resources, Los Angeles. 
 
 
 
 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
 
2007
 
“Collateral: When Art Looks Like Cinema.”  Hangar Bicocca, Milan, Italy.
 
“Make Your Own Life:  Artist’s in and Out of  Cologne.” Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia; Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle; Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami.  Exh. cat. 
 
 
2006
 
“Everybody Dance Now.”  Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Gallery, New York. 
 
“Kunst aus Los Angeles: der 60er bis 90er Jahre.” Kunstverein, Braunschweig.  Exh. cat.
 
“BIACS 2, ” Fundacion BIACS, Seville, Spain. Exh. cat. 
 
“Red Eye:  L.A. Artists from the Rubell Family Collection.”  Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida.
 
“Full House: Views of the Whitney’s Collection at 75.”  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. 
 
“Into Me/ Out of Me.”  P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, New York
 
“Magritte and Contemporary Art:  The Treachery of Images.”  Los Angeles Contemporary Museum of Art, Los Angeles.  Exh. Cat.
 
“The 80s:  A Topology.” Museu de Arte Contempranea de Serralves, 2006. Exh. Cat.
 
“Kunstraum Grässlin: Mike Kelley, Martin Kippenberger, Albert Oehlen.” Sammlung Grässlin,  St. Georgen, Germany.
 
“Drawn into the World: Drawings from the MCA Collection.” Museum of contemporary Art , Chicago.
 
“Make Your Own Life:  Artist’s in and Out of  Cologne.” Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia; Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle; Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami.  Exh. cat. 
 
“Cavities-Space Personified.” Cal State Fullerton Visual Arts Center, Fullerton, California
 
“L.A. Art Scene.”” Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.  Exh. cat.
 
"Public Space/Two Audiences:  Works and Documents from the Herbert Collection.”  Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona.
 
“Ego Mania: Just When I Think I’ve Understood….”  Exh. Cat. , Galleria Civica, Modena, Italy.
 
 
2005
 
“Goetz Meets Falckenberg.”  Sammlung Falckenberg Kulturstiftung Phoenix Art,  Hamburg-Harburg.  Exh. cat
 
“Translation.” Palais de Tokyo, Paris.  Exh. Cat.
 
“Looking At Words:  The Formal Presence of Text in Modern and Contemporary Works on Paper.” Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York.
 
“Self Portraits.”  Skarstedt Fine Art, New York.
 
“Center for the Arts.”  Eagle Rock, Los Angeles
 
“Private View 1980-2000, Collection Pierre Huber.” Exh. Cat.  Le Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland.
 
“Flashback: Revisiting the Art of the Eighties.”  Exh. cat.  Curator, Philipp Kaiser,  Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Germany, 2005
 
"Drunk vs. Stoned 2."General Store of Milwaukee and Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York.
 
"The Blake Byrne Collection." Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.  Exh. Cat
 
"Mixed-Up Childhood."Auckland Art Gallery Toi o TÇmaki, Auckland, New Zealand.  Exh Cat.
 
"Chocolate Art." Museum Ludwig;  Imhoff-Stollwerck-Museum;Hatje Cantz;  Cologne, Germany. Exh. Cat.
 
"L'Art  de Vivre." Lehmann Maupin, New York, New York.
 
 
2004
 
"Dimensione Follis(Dimension Folly)." Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento, Italy. 
 
"Drafting Deceit."  apexart, New York, New York
 
"WOW (The Work of the Work).” Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.  Exh. Cat
 
"Jahresgaben 04/05."  Kunsverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany.  Exh Cat.
 
" Taschen Collection." Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain.  Exh Cat.
 
"Les Enfants Terrible: Il linguaggio dell'infanzia nell'Arte 1909-2004."  Museo Cantonale di Lugano Exh. cat.
 
"Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, 25th Annual Benefit Auction."  LACE, Los Angeles, CA.
 
"Monument To Now:  The Dakis Joannou Collection."  DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece.  Exh. Cat.
 
"Off the Record: Sound Arc."  ARC/ Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France.
 
"Likeness: Portraits of Artists by Other Artists." Curated by Matthew Higgs, Kevin Killian, David Robbins. Co organized by CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts,  San Francisco, and ICI (Independent Curators International), New York.  2004-06  Traveled to: California College of Arts, Wattis Institute, San Francisco; McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC; ICA Boston, MA; Dalhousie University Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; University Art Museum, California State University at Long Beach, CA; Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta Canada; Contemporary Art Center f Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA.  Exh. Cat. 
 
“Site Santa Fe: Fifth International Biennial/ Disparities and Deformations: Our Grotesque.” Curated by Robert Storr, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Exh. Cat.
 
“I Am The Wrath Of God.” MOT, London, UK.
 
“Animals.” Haunch of Venison, London, U.K. Exh. Cat.
 
“100 Artists See God.” Curated by John Baldessari and Meg Cranston for Independent Curators International, NY:  The Jewish Museum San Francisco; Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach;  Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia; Jewish Museum, San Francisco;Institute of Contemporary Arts, London;  Exh. Cat. (other venues to be added)
 
“100 Artists See Satan.”  California State University Fullerton, Grand Central Art Center, Fullerton, CA. Exh. Cat.
 
"Paradiso e Inferno." Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Comune di Venezia,  alleria di Piazza S. Marco 71/c Venezia, Italy, Exh. cat.
2004
 
“White: Whitenes and Race in Contemporary Art.” Center for Art and Visual Culture, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland; International Center for Photography, New York,  Exh. cat.
 
2003
 
"The Not-So-Still-Life. A Century of California Painting and Sculpture”.  San Jose Museum of Art, Exh. Cat.
 
“Fast Forward: Media Art Sammlung Goetz”.  ZKM, Karlsruhe, October 11 2003 – February 29th, 2004. Exh. cat.
 
“The Disembodied Spirit”.  Bowdoin College Museum, Brunswick, Maine.  Exh. cat.
 
“Numéro O – Magaines: du messafe au médium”. Centre National de l’estampe et de l’art Imprimé, Chatou, France.
 
“Stars. Une Exposition – Promenade Parodic”. École Supérieure des Beauz-arts de Tours, December 6, 2003 – January 10, 2004, Tours, France.
 
"Il racconto del filo. Ricamo e cucito nell'arte contemporanea”. MART, Trento, Italy.
 "Catastrofi minime", curated by Fernando Castro, Saretto Cincinelli, Cristiana Collu, MAN, Nuoro, Italy.  Exh. cat.
 
“Biennale d’Art Contemporain de Lyon 2003: C’est Arrive demain”. (w/Paul McCarthy) Musée d’Art Contemporain, Lyon, France.
 
“Outlook: International Art Exhibition Athens”.  Factory , Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece.
 
“Sitings: Installation Art 1969-2002”.  Museum of Contemporary Art at The Geffen Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA.
 
“At Work: The Art of California Labor.” California Historical Society, San Francisco and the Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco State University.  Exh. Cat.
 
“Bienal de Valencia: La Ciudad.” Genralitat Valenciana, Valenciana, Spain.
 
“Numéro Zéro.” Centre National de l’Estampe et de l’Art Imprimé, Chatou, France.
 
“Video Acts: Single Channel Works from the Collections of Pamela and Richard Kramlich and New Art Trust.” Institute of Contemporary Arts. London , England. 
 
“Micropolitics: Art and Everyday Life (2001-1968).” Espai d’Art Contemporani de Castello, Valenciana, Spain. Exh. Cat.
 
 “False Innocence.” Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain.  Exh. Cat.
 
“Trésors Publics.” (w/ Paul McCarthy) Musee d’ Art Moderne et d’ Art Contemporain de Strasbourg, Germany.
 
“Do It.” Soo Visual Arts Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota.  
 
“Phantom of Desire: Visions of Masochism in Art.” Neue Galerie Graz and Stadtmuseum Graz,  am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria.
 
“Raid The Icebox—From the Backroom: Artists Select.”  Margo Leavin Gallery,
Los Angeles, California.
 
 
“Capp Street Project: 20th Anniversary Exhibition.”  CCAC Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, Logan Galleries, San Francisco, California.  Exh. Cat
 
“MARS – Art and War.” Gesellschaft der Freunde der Neuen Galerie, Graz, Austria.
 
 
2002
 
"L'arte del gioco. Da Klee a Boetti", Museo Archeologico Regionale,
Aosta, curated by Pietro Bellasi, Alberto Fiz, Tulliola Sparagni. Aosta, Italy.“Almost Warm & Fuzzy: Childhood and Contemporary Art.”  Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio.  Exh. cat.
 
“The Object Sculpture.” The Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, United Kingdom. Exh. Cat.
 
“Garden of Violence.” Historical Museum of Murten, Switzerland.
 
“Art Downtown.”  Wall Street Rising, New York, New York.
 
Permanent Collection Exhibition, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
 
“Shoot the Singer: Music on Video,” Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania.
 
“Hommage an Rudolf Schwarzkogler, 30 Jahre Galerie Krinzinger,” Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria.
 
“5 X 5 Five by Five: Contemporary Artists on Contemporary Art,” Whitney Museum of American Art at Phillip Morris, New York.
 
“Self-portraits and portraits.” WAKO Works of Art, Tokyo, Japan.
 
“Last Spring in Paris.” Patrick Seguin Gallery, Paris, France.
 
“Whitney Biennial 2002.” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.
 
“Conversations?—Recent acquisitions of the Van Abbemuseum.” Academy of Fine Arts, Athens.
 
“Sonic Process: A New Geography of Sound.” Centre Pompidou and MACBA. Exh. Cat.
 
“Material World: From Lichtenstein to Viola, 25 Years of The Fabric Workshop and Museum.” Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia.
 
“Mutiples Objets de Désir: Acquisitions 2001 du fonds national d’art Contemporain.” Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes, France.
 
“Music in Me.” Geselleschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, Germany.
 
“Laid Bare.” Bergan Kunsthall, Norway. Exh. Cat.
 
2001
 
“Artists Take on Detroit.”  The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI.
 
“Los Angeles Artists for the Benefit of New York City.” Yamagata Studio, Los Angeles, California.
 
“A Room of Their Own: From Rothko to Rauschenberg, From Arbus to Gober.” Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.
 
“Desire Admire Acquire.” Arcadia University Art Gallery, Glenside, PA.
 
“Eye Infection.” Stedelijk Museum, The Netherlands. Exh. cat.
 
“Artists Take on Detroit: Projects for the Tricentennial.” The Detroit Institute of Arts, Online Exh. cat. www.dia.org/artiststake
 
“Painter Editions: Recent Projects.” Patrick Painter, Santa Monica.
 
“Uniform Order and Disorder.” Stazione Leopolda, Florence, Italy.  Exh. cat.
 
“Painting at the Edge of the World.” Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Exh. Cat.
 
“Camera Works: The Photographic Impulse in Contemporary Art.” Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York.
 
“Retorn al País de les Meravelles: L’art contemporani I la infància.” Centre Cultural de la Fundació “la Caixa,” Barcelona, Spain.  Exh. cat.
 
“Neue Welt.” Frankfurterkunsterverein, Frankfurt, Germany.
 
“American Art from the Goetz Collection, Munich.” Galerie Rudolfinum, The Center of Contemporary Art, Prague, Czech Republic.
 
“Biennale de Lyon, Art contemporain.” Musée d’ Art contemporain, Lyon, France. Exh. cat.
 
“The Global Guggenheim: Selections from the Extended Collection.” Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York. Exh. cat.
 
“Bienal de Valencia.” Genralitat Valenciana, Valenciana, Spain.
 
“un art populaire.” Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris, France.
 
“After the Beginning and Before the End: Instruction Drawings.” Bergen Art Museum, Bergen, Norway.
 
“Homes for the Soul: Micro-Architecture in Medieval and Contemporary Art.” Gallery 4, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, United Kingdom.
 
“Play’s the Thing: Critical and Transgressive Practices in Contemporary Art.”  Art Gallery of the Graduate Center, The City University of New York, New York, NY.
 
“Art>Music (rock, pop, techno).” Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia.
 
“Beautiful Productions, art to play, art to wear, art to own: Collaborations with Parkett, 1984 to now.” Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY. The Whitechapel Art Gallery, London. Exh. Cat.
 
“Trans>Editions.” Chac Mool Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
 
 
2000
 
“21st Annual Benefit Art Auction.” Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, September 23.
 
“Open Ends: 11 Exhibitions of Contemporary Art from 1960 to Now.” Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York.
 
“Almost Warm & Fuzzy.” Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington.
 
 “Apocalypse: Beauty and Horror in Contemporary Art.” Royal Academy of Arts, London, United Kingdom. Exh. Cat.
 
“Arte Americana: Ultimo Decennio.” Ravenna, Loggetta  Lombardesca, Italy. Exh. Cat.
 
“Art in the 80’s.” P.S.1, New York, NY.
 
“Let’s Entertain.” Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN. Portland Art Museum, Portland Art Museum, Portland Oregon; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris France;  Museo Rufino Tomayo, Mexico City (2001); Miami Art Museum, Miami, Florida (2001); Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany (2001). Exh.cat.
 
“American Photographs.” Wako Works of Art, Tokyo, Japan.
 
“There is Something You Should Know: Die EVN Sammlung im Belvedere.” Austrian Galerie Belvedere, Vienna, Austria.
 
“Food for the Mind: Die Sammlung Udo and Anette Brandhorst.” Staatsgalerie moderner Kunst in the Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany. Exh. cat.
 
“Sonic Matters, Sonic Collaborations.” Printed Matter, Inc. New York, NY.
 
“Made in California.” Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Exh. cat.
 
“Many Colored Objects Placed Side by Side to Form a Row of Many Colored Objects. Works from the collection of Annick and Anton Herbert.” Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art contemporain, Luxembourg. Exh. cat.
 
 
1999
 
“Fluffy.” Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, Canada.
 
“Zeitwenden.” Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany. Traveled to Museum Moderner Kunst Siftung Ludwig Wien and Kunstlherhaus Wien (2000) Exh. cat.
 
“The Rowan Collection: Passion and Patronage.” Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, California.
 
“Plain Air.” Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, New York.
 
“Vergiss den Ball und speil’weiter: Das Bild des Kindes in zeitgenossischer Kunst und Wissenschaft.” Kunsthalle Nuremberg, Germany. Exh. cat.
 
“Veronica’s Revenge: Photographies de la collection LAC-Suisse.” Casino Luxembourg and Musee National D’Histoire et D’art, Luxembourg.
 
“Art de Vivre: une exposition d’oeuvres de la collection du Frac Languedoc-Roussillon.” ATA Centre d’Art Contemporain and Galerie Ata-ray, Sofia, Bulgaria
 
"Six Americans: Gober, Kelley, Koons, Prince, Sherman, Wool." Skarstedt Fine Art, New York.
 
"A.R.T. Press Portfolio." David Adamson Gallery, Washington DC.
 
"Drawn By." Metro Pictures, New York, NY.
 
"On the Sublime." Center for Contemporary Art Rooseum, Malmo, Sweden. Exh. cat.
 
“Making It Real.” Independent Curator’s International, New York. Traveled to Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT;  the Reykjavik Municipal Art Museum, Reykjavik Iceland; the Portland Museum of Art, Portland ME; the Bayly Art Museum, University of Virginia, Charlottsville, VA; the Bakalar Gallery, Massachusettes College of Art, Boston MA; the Emerson Gallery, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY.
 
“The American Century: Art and Culture 1950-2000.” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Exh. cat.
 

1998  

"Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object, 1949-1979." The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; MAK-Austrian Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna; Museu d'art Contemporani de Barcelona, Spain; Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo (1999). Exh. cat.
 
"Real Stories." Marianne Boesky Gallery with Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York.
 
"Presumed Innocence." Anderson Gallery, School of Fine Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond. Traveled to CapcMusee d’art contemporain de Bordeaux, 2000. Exh. cat.
 
"Wounds: Between Democracy and Redemption in Contemporary Art." Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden. Exh. cat.
 
"Figurative Sculpture." Patrick Painter, Inc., Santa Monica, California.
 
"L.A. Times." Palazzo Re Rebaudengo per l'Arte Contemporanea, Guarene, Italy.
 
"10 Years: Portikus Frankfurt." P.S.1, Institute for Art and Urban Resources Long Island City, New York.
 
"L.A. on Paper 1." Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna.
 
"L.A. Times." Palazzo Re Rebaudengo per l'Arte Contemporanea, Guarene, Italy.
 
"Plaisir Deplaisir." Musee d'art contemporain, Bordeaux, France.
 
"Crossings." Kunsthalle, Vienna. Exh. cat.
 
"Emotion: Junge britische und amerikanische Kunste aus der Sammlung Goetz." Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany. Exh. cat.
 
"The Natural World." Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia.
 
"Works from a California Collection." Dorothy Goldeen Art Advisory, Santa Monica, California.
 
"Voor het verdwinjt en daarna." Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Gent, The Netherlands.
 
"The 18th Annual Benefit Art Auction of Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions."
Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, California.
 
"Freie Sicht aufs Mittlemeer; Jung Schweizer Kunst." Kunsthaus Zurich, Switzerland; Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Germany.
 
"Double Trouble: The Patchett Collection." MCA San Diego; Museo de Las Artes and Instituto Cultural Cabanas, Guadalajara Mexico; Museo de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico (1999); Museo Universitario Contemporaneo de Arte, Mexico City (1999); Auditorio de Galicia and Inglesia San Domingos de Bonaval, Santiago de Compostela, Spain (1999); Sala Amos Salvador, Logrono, Spain (2000). Exh. cat.
 
"Isn’t it too early for the eighties yet?” Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmo, Sweden.
 
"A.R.T. Press Portfolio." Vedanta Gallery, Chicago, Illinois.
 
"50 Especes d’Espaces." Centre Georges Pompidou, Musee National d’art Moderne, Musees de Marseille, France 1998. Exh. cat.
 
"American Playhouse: The Theatre of Self-Presentation. " The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada 1998. Exh. cat.
 
 
1997
 
"The Age of Modernism: Art in the 20th Century." Martin-Grobius-Bau, Berlin. Exh. cat.
 
"Sunshine & Noir." Lousiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark; Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany; Castello di Rivoli, Museo d'Arte Contemporanae, Italy; UCLA at the Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles (1998). Exh. cat.
 
"Scene of the Crime." UCLA at the Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Los Angeles. Exh. cat.
 
"Exposition Images of Nature." Association l'enfrance de l'art, France.
 
":Engel:Engel." Kunsthalle, Vienna; Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague. Exh. cat.
 
"Fort! Da! Cooperations." Villa Merkel Galerie der Stadt Esslingen, Stuttgart, Germany. Exh. cat.
 
"Dan Graham, Rodney Graham, Mike Kelley, Edward Ruscha: Patrick Painter Editions." S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, Canada.
 
"Home Sweet Home." Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany. Exh. cat.
 
"Networking: Art By Post and Fax." Hayward Gallery, London. Exh. cat.
 
"Educational Complex." Generali Foundation, Vienna. Exh. cat.
 
"Mike Kelley, Carroll Dunham, Laurie Simmons, John Miller." Metro Pictures, New York.
 
"Gothic." Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston Exh. cat.
 
"Laying Low: Postminimalist/Scatter Art." Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway. Exh. cat.
 
"Now on View." Metro Pictures, New York.
 
"Making It Real." The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut; The Reykjavik Municipal Art Museum, Iceland; Portland Museum of Art, Maine; Bayly Art Museum, University of Virginia, Charlottsville. Exh. cat.
 
"Groei: In de Collectie Peter Stuyvesant." Rothmans International European Headquarters, Amsterdam. Exh. cat.
 
"Display: International Exhibition of Painting." The Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, Copenhagen. Exh. cat. Collaboration with Paul McCarthy.
 
"American Stories: Amidst Displacement and Transformation." Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo. Exh. cat.
 
"Die Saamlung Scharpff in der Hamburger Kunsthalle." Galerie Der Gegenwart, Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany.
 
"Im Reich der Phantome: Fotografie des Unsichtbaren." Stadtisches Museum Abeitberg Monchengladbach, Germany; Kunsthalle Krens, Germany; Fotomuseum Winterthur, Germany. Exh. cat. Collaboration with David Askevold.
 
"Documenta X." Kassel, Germany.  Exh. cat. A collaboration with Tony Oursler.
 
"Love Hotel." National Gallery of Australia. Exh. brochure.
 
"Alpenblick." Kunsthalle, Vienna.
 
"The End is Here!: Visionary Artists at the End of Time." Bookbeat, Oak Park, Michigan.
 
"Patrick Painter Editions." Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York.
 
"Bring Your Own Walkman." W139, Amsterdam.
 
"Kunstlerinnen 50 Positions." Kunsthaus Bregenz, Vienna. Exh. cat.
 
"Chambris d'Amis." Ghent Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgium. Exh. cat.
 
"One of You, Among With You: Homenaje a Martin Kippenberger." Galeria Juana de Aizpuru, Madrid, Spain.
 
"Someone Else with my Fingerprints." David Zwirner Gallery, New York; Galerie Hauser & Wirth, Zurich; August Sander Archive/SK Stiftung Kultur,
Cologne; Kunstverein, Munich, Germany; Kunsthaus, Hamburg, Germany. Exh. cat.
 
"Art at the End of the 20th Century." Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Exh. cat.
 
"In De Collectie Peter Stuyvesant." Peter Stuyvesant Foundation, Amsterdam. Exh. cat.
 
 
1996  
           
"Thinking Print: Books To Billboards, 1980-95." Museum of Modern Art, New York. Exh. cat.
 
"Black and Blue." Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan.
 
"Shit." Baron Boisante Gallery, New York.
 
"L'informe: Le modernisme a rebours." Centre national d'art et de culture Georges Pompidou, Paris. Exh. cat.
 
"Distemper: Dissonant Themes in the Art of the 1990s." Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Exh. cat.
 
"Multiple Pleasure." Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York.
 
"Contrafigura." Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy.
 
"Art at Home: Ideal Standard Life." Spiral Garden, Tokyo.
 
"Discreet Images." Fifth Street Gallery, London, England.
 
"Re-Read." Ac Project Room, New York.
 
"Drawn From L.A." Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California.
 
"Do it." Hermann Gmeinerstrasse, Klagenfurt, Austria; Songlines, Paris; Kunsthalle Helsinki, Finland; Zerynthia, Rome; CCA Glasgow, Scotland; Forde Espace d'art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland; Reykjavik Municipal Museum, Iceland; ICA, Brisbane, Australia; Bangkok University, Thailand; Uppsala Art Museum, Sweden; IMA, Queensland, New Zealand; Kunstverein Kreis Gutersloh, Gutersloh, Germany. Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, Perth, Australia. Exh. booklet.
 
"Size Matters." Special Exhibitions, West Hollywood, California.
 
 "A/drift: Scenes from the Penetrable Culture." Center For Curatorial Studies Museum, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.
           
"Playpen and Corpus Delirium." Kunsthalle, Zurich. Exh. cat.
 
"Blind Spot Photography: The First Four Years." Paolo Baldacci Gallery, New York.
 
"Flore et faune de la nature avant toute chose." L'Espace Riquet, Beziers, France.
 
"The Importance of Toys: Childhood Memories, Adult Metaphors." Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York.
 
"Destroy All Monsters." The Deep, Tokyo.
 
"It's Only Rock and Roll: Rock and Roll Currents in Contemporary Art." Contemporary Arts Center, Cinncinnati, Ohio; Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences, Illinois; Virginia Beach Center for the Arts, Virginia; Tacoma Art Museum, Washington; Jacksonville Museum of Contemporary Art, Florida; Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts, Bedford Gallery, California; Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona; Lowe Art Museum, Florida; Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin; Arkansas Art Center, Arkansas. Exh. cat.
 
"Family Values: American Art in the Eighties and Nineties." Galerie der Gegenwart, Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany. Exh. cat.
 
"Feminimasculin: Le sexe de l'art." Centre national d'art et de culture Georges Pompidou, Paris. Exh. cat.
 
"Limited Edition Artists Books." Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York.
 
"L'art au corps." Musees de Marseille, France. Exh. cat.
 
"Fourteenth World Wide Video Festival 1996." Stichting World Wide Video Centre, The Hague, The Netherlands. Exh. cat.
                       
 
1995
 
“Neotoma.” Otis Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, California.
 
"Action/Performance and the Photograph." Turner/Krull Galleries, Los Angeles. Exh. cat.
 
"Murder." Bergamot Station Arts Center, Santa Monica, California.  Exh. cat.
 
"Mike Kelley, Paul McCarthy, Bruce Nauman, Franz West." David Zwirner, New York.
 
"1995 Biennial Exhibition." Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Exh. cat.
 
"Selections From the Robert A. Rowan Trust Collection." Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California.
 
"Komix." Brooks Alexander Editions, New York.
 
"The Moderns." Feature, New York.
 
"The Big Night: In Honor of Colin Gardner." The Bradbury Building, Los Angeles.
 
"Alternatives: 20 Years of Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, 1975-1995." Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York.
 
"63 Artists' Editions." Peter Blum, New York.
 
"Everything That's Interesting Is New." Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen; "The Factory," Athens School of Fine Arts, Greece. Exh. cat.                   
 
"From L.A. With Love." Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris.
 
"In a Different Light." University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley.
 
"On Beauty." Regina Gallery, Moscow. Exh. cat.
 
"Passions Privees." Musee d'art moderne de la ville de Paris, France.
 
"Playtime: Artists and Toys." Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, Stamford, Connecticut. Exh. cat.
 
"XL." Galerie Borgmann Capitain, Cologne, Germany.
 
"Zeichen & Wunder." Kunsthaus, Zurich; Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanae, Spain. Exh. cat. 
 
"ARS 95 Hesinki." Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland.
 
Metro Pictures, New York.
 
"Altered States: American Art in the 90s." Forum for Contemporary Art, Missouri.
 
"Neotoma." Otis Gallery, Los Angeles.
 
"Destroy All Monsters." Bookbeat Gallery, Oak Park, Michigan.
 
"Abstract Photographs." The Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland.
 
"Is It Art?: Transgressions in Contemporary Art." Virginia Beach Center for the Arts, Virginia; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati; The Katonah Museum of Art, New York. Exh. cat.
 
Metro Pictures, New York.
 
"Silent and Violent, Selected Artists' Editions." MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles. Exh. cat.
 
"L'Immagine Riflessa." Centro per l'Arte Contemporanae Luigi Pecci, Switzerland. Exh. cat.
 
"Signos y Milagros." Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanae, Spain. Exh. cat.
 
 
1994  
           
"Radical Scavenger(s): The Conceptual Vernacular in Recent American Art." Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. Exh. cat.
 
"Don't Look Now." Thread Waxing Space, New York.
 
"[Cut]-Los Angeles—90's Art Scene." Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen. Exh. cat.
 
"World Morality in High Art." Kunsthalle, Basel, Switzerland.
 
"Drawing: Reaffirming the Media." Gallery of Art, University of Missouri, Kansas City. Exh. cat.
 
"Arrested Childhood." Center of Contemporary Art, North Miami, Florida. Exh. cat.
 
"Zimmer in denen die Ziet nicht zahlt." Museum fur Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Switzerland.
 
"Clouca Maxima." Museum der Stadtentwasserung, Zurich. Exh. booklet.
 
"Modern Art/No Commodity." Torch, Amsterdam.
 
"Guys Who Sew." University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara, California.
 
"Spielverderber." Forum Stadpark, Graz, Austria.
 
"Transformers: The Art of Multiphrenia." Bard Center for Cultural Studies, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. Exh. cat.
 
"Das Americas." Isabella Prata Consultoria de Arte and Galeria Luisa Strina, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Exh. cat.
 
"It's a Tough World Out There: Drawings by Mike Kelley, Joyce Pensato, and Raymond Pettibone." Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri.
 
"Hors limites: L'art et la vie." Centre national d'art et de culture Georges Pompidou, Paris. Exh. cat.
 
"Oh Boy, It's a Girl: Feminismen in der Kunst." Kunstverein, Munich, Germany. Exh. cat.
 
"Dirty Data: Sammlung Schurmann." Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany. Exh. cat.
 
"Frauenkunst Mannerkunst." Museum Fridericanum, Kassel, Germany.
 
"The Use of Pleasure." Terrain, San Francisco. Exh. cat.       
 
"Uber Leben." Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany. Exh. cat.
           
"Art Basel." Galerie Borgmann Capitain, Cologne, Germany.
 
"Act Up Art Box." Josh Baer Gallery, New York.
 
"(Tiny) Shoes." New Langton Arts, San Francisco.
 
 
1993              
 
"Oh! Cet Echo!" Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris. Exh. cat.
 
"1993 Biennial Exhibition." Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Exh. cat.
 
"Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Don't Pursue: Sexual Identity in Contemporary Printmaking." Lukacs Gallery, Fairfield, Connecticut.
 
"The Language of Art." Kunsthalle, Vienna; Kunstverein, Frankfurt,
Germany; Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin.
 
"The Elegant, Irreverent and Obsessive: Drawing in Southern California." Visual Arts Center, California State University, Fullerton.
 
"Dolls in Contemporary Art: A Metaphor of Personal Identity." Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Exh. cat.
 
"Oeuvres sur papier." Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris.
 
Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy.
 
"Zeitsprunge." Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Berlin.
 
"Sculpture and Multiples." Brooke Alexander Editions, New York.
 
"Kustom Kulture." Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California; Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore; Center of Contemporary Art, Seattle. Exh. cat.
 
"In Search of Self." Duke University Museum of Art, Durham, North Carolina.
 
"Abject Art: Repulsion and Desire in American Art." Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Exh. cat.
 
"Mr. Serling's Neighborhood." Christopher Grimes Gallery, Los Angeles.
 
"Group Exhibition." Galerie Max Hetzler, Cologne, Germany; Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin.
 
"American Art of this Century." Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin; Royal Academy of Art, London.
 
"Tables: Selections from the Lannan Foundation ." Lannan Foundation, Los Angeles.
 
"Sampler." David Zwirner Gallery, New York.
 
"Trancesex." Amanda Oberling, Los Angeles.
 
"Domain." Centre d'art, le Domain de Kerguehennec, Bignan. Exh. cat.
 
"In Search of Self." University Museum of Art, Durham, North Carolina. Exh. cat.
 
"The Return of The Cadavre Exquis." The Drawing Center, New York. Exh. cat.
 
"Sonsbeek 93." Sonsbeek, Arnhem, The Netherlands. Exh. cat.
 
 
1992  
           
"Just Pathetic." American Fine Arts, New York.
 
"Knowledge: Aspects of Conceptual Art." University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara; Santa Monica Museum of Art, California; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh. Exh. cat.
 
"Helter Skelter: L.A. Art in the 1990s." The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Exh. cat.
 
"Doubletake: Collective Memory and Current Art." Hayward Gallery, London; Kunsthalle, Vienna. Exh. cat.
 
"Allegories of Modernism: Contemporary Drawings." The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Exh. cat.
 
"Post Human." Musee d'art contemporain, Pully/Lausanne, Switzerland; Castello di Rivoli, Turin; Deste Foundation, Athens; Edelman, Lausanne, Switzerland; Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany; Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Exh. cat.
 
"Mostra da Cravura Cidade de Curitiba." Museu da Gravura, Curitiba, Brazil.
 
"Songs of Innocence/Songs of Experience." Whitney Museum of American Art at Equitable Center, New York.
 
"Recent Narrative Sculpture." Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin.
 
"Documenta IX." Kassel, Germany. Exh. cat.
 
"Robert Gober, On Kawara, Mike Kelley, Martin Kippenberger, Jeff Koons, Albert Oehlen, Julian Schnabel, Cindy Sherman,Thomas Struth, Philip   
Taaffe, Christopher Wool. " Galerie Max Hetzler, Cologne, Germany. Exh. cat.
 
"All Words Suck." Anders Tornberg Gallery, Lund, Sweden.
 
"Ars Pro Domo: Zeitgenossische Kunst aus Kolner Privathesitz." Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany. Exh. cat.
 
"Dirty Data: Sammlung Shurmann." Forum fur Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany. Exh. cat.
 
"Re: Framing Cartoons." Wexner Art Center, Ohio State University, Columbus. Exh. cat.
 
"Desordres: Nan Goldin, Mike Kelley, Kiki Smith, Jana Sterbak, Tunga." Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris. Exh. cat.
 
"Transgressions in the White Cube. Territorial Mappings." USDAN Gallery, Bennington College, Vermont.
 
"New Deal." Bruno Brunnet Fine Arts, Berlin.
 
"Recent Publications and Acquisitions." Brooke Alexander Editions, New York.
 
"Not For Sale." Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel.
 
"Privacy." Spazio Opos, Milan, Italy.
 
Metro Pictures, New York.
 
"LAX." Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna. Exh. cat. Collaboration with Paul McCarthy.
 
"Expanded Art, II." Wiener Fest Wochen, Vienna. Exh. cat.
 
 
1991  
 
"Telekinesis." Mincher/Wilcox Gallery, San Francisco.
 
"Idiosyncrasies in the Expanded Field." Postmasters.
 
"El jardin salvaje" (The Savage Garden). Fundacion Caja de Pensiones, Madrid, Spain. Exh. cat.
 
"California Artists: William T. Wiley, Mike Kelley, Brad Dunning." Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut. Exh. booklet.
 
"Carroll Dunham, Mike Kelley, Cindy Sherman." Metro Pictures, New York.
 
"Enclosure." Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles.
 
"FluxAttitudes." Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York.
 
"Something Pithier and More Psychological." Simon Watson Gallery, New York.
 
"Poets/Painters Collaborations." Brooke Alexander Editions, New York.
 
"1991 Biennial Exhibition." Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Exh. cat.
 
"Metropolis: International Art Exhibition, Berlin 1991." Martin-Gropius Bau, Berlin. Exh. cat.
 
"Individual Realities." Sezon Museum of Art, Tokyo; Tsukashin Hall, Osaka, Japan. Exh. cat.
 
"Someone or Somebody." Meyers/Bloom Gallery, Santa Monica, California.
 
"The Kelly Family." Esther Schipper Gallery, Cologne, Germany.
 
"Body/Language." Lannan Foundation, Los Angeles.
 
The Lick of the Eye." Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, California.
 
"Presenting Rearwards." Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles. Exh. cat.
 
"Louder." Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago.
 
"The Carnegie International 1991." Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh. Exh. cat.
 
"The Devil on the Stairs: Looking Back on the Eighties." Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia; Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California. Exh. cat.
 
"Objects for the Ideal Home: The Legacy of Pop Art." Serpentine Gallery, London.
 
"My History." Real Artways, Hartford, Connecticut.
 
"An Exhibition to Benefit Act-Up." Paula Cooper Gallery, New York.
 
"Just What Is It That Makes Today's Homes So Different, So Appealing?"  The Hyde Collection, Glen Falls, New York. Exh. cat.
 
Luhring, Augustine, Hetzler Gallery, Santa Monica, California.
 
"Drawings Acquisitions 1980-91." Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, New York.
 
"Residue Politics." Beaver College Art Gallery, Glenside, Pennsylvania.
 
"Lieux communs, figures singulieres." Musee d'art moderne de la ville de Paris, France. Exh. cat.
 
"Anna Novanta." Galleria Comunale d'Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy.
 
 
1990
                       
"Past & Present—Selected Works by Gallery Artists." Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles.                       
 
"Stained Sheets/ Holy Shroud." Krygier/Landau Contemporary Art, Santa Monica, California. Exh. cat.
 
"The Thing Itself." Feature, New York.
 
"Prints and Multiples." Luhring, Augustine, Hetzler; Santa Monica, California.
 
"Drawings: Werner Buttner, Mike Kelley, Martin Kippenberger, Robert Longo, John Miller." Metro Pictures, New York.
 
"Jessica Diamond, Mike Kelley." Interim Art, London.
 
"Editionen." Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne, Germany.
 
"Mike Kelley, Tim Rollins + K.O.S., Meyer Vaisman." Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York.
 
"Re: Framing Cartoons." Loughelton Gallery, New York. Exh. cat.
 
"Je viens de chez le charcuterie." Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris.
 
"Word as Image." Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin; Oklahoma City Art Museum, Oklahoma; Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston. Exh. cat.
 
"The Children's Aids Project: A Benefit Exhibition." Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles.
 
"Le desenchantement du monde." Villa Arson, Nice, France. Exh. cat.
 
"Figuring the Body." Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
 
"Viewpoints towards the 90's: Three Artists from Metro Pictures, Part II." Seibu Contemporary Art Gallery, Tokyo.
 
"Sculpture." Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles.
 
"The Kitchen Art Benefit." Leo Castelli/Castelli Graphics and Curt Marcus Gallery, New York.
 
"Semi-Objects." John Good Gallery, New York.
 
"Just Pathetic." Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles. Exh. cat.
 
"Heart in Mouth." Fahey/Klein Gallery, Los Angeles. Exh. booklet.
 
"Lotte or the Transformation of the Object." Kunstverein, Graz, Austria; Akademia der Bildender Kunst, Vienna. Exh. cat.
 
 "Total Metal." Simon Watson Gallery, New York.
 
"Spirit of Our Time." Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California, Exh. cat.
 
"Stuttering." Stux Gallery, New York.
 
 
1989
           
"A Forest of Signs: Art in the Crisis of Representation." Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Exh. cat.
 
"1989 Biennial Exhibition." Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Exh. cat.
 
"What is Contemporary Art?" Rooseum, Malmo, Sweden. Exh. cat.
 
"Prospect 89: Eine Internationale Ausstellung aktueller Kunst." Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany. Exh. cat.
 
"A Decade of American Drawing 1980-1989." Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles.
 
"Mike Kelley, Judy Pfaff, Keith Sonnier." Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan.      
           
"Jennifer Bolande, Tim Ebner, Mike Kelley, Ken Lum." Robbin Lockett Gallery, Chicago.
 
"They See God." Pat Hearn Gallery, New York; Metro Pictures, New York.
 
"The Image of American Pop Culture Today III." La For?t Art Museum, Tokyo.
 
"Filling in the Gap." Feigen, Chicago. Exh. brochure.
 
"Kunsterlische Fotografie der 70er and 80er Jahre." Galerie Schurr, Stuttgart, Germany.
 
"Erotophobia." Simon Watson Gallery, New York.
 
"No Stomach." Installation, San Diego, California.
 
"Jessica Diamond, Allen Ruppersberg, Mike Kelley." Christine Burgin Gallery, New York.
 
 
1988  
"Striking Distance." Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, California; Fresno Arts Center and Museum, California; University Art Gallery, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, California.
 
"Awards in the Visual Arts 7." Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles; Carnegie-Mellon Art Gallery, Pittsburgh; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Exh. cat.
 
"Recent Drawings: George Condo, Mike Kelley, Ellen Phelan, Janis Provisor." Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.
 
"Monster with Three Heads." Don Soker Contemporary Art, San Francisco.
 
"The 43rd Biennale of Venice, Aperto '88." Venice, Italy. Exh. cat.
 
"Lost and Found in California: Four Decades of Assemblage Art. The Second Generation: The Narrative 1957-1987." Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles; James Corcoran Gallery and the Pence Gallery, Santa Monica, California. Exh. cat.
 
"Graz 1988." Kunstverein, Graz, Austria. Exh. cat.
 
"The BiNational: American Art at the Late Eighties/German Art in the Late Eighties." Museum of Fine Arts and The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; Stadtische Kunsthalle, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Kunstverein fur die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany; Kunsthalle, Bremen, Germany; Wurttembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany. Exh. cat.
 
"New Works on Paper." Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles.
 
"Art Against Aids." Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles.
 
"Rene Daniels, Mike Kelley, Robert Longo, Cindy Sherman." Metro Pictures, New York.
 
"Democracy: Cultural Participation." DIA Art Foundation, New York.
 
"L.A. Hot and Cool: The Eighties." List Visual Arts Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge. Exh. cat. 
 
 
1987
 
"Avant-Garde in the Eighties." Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles. Exh. cat.
 
"Toyama Now '87." Museum of Modern Art, Toyama, Japan. Exh. cat. 
 
"1987 Phoenix Biennial." Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona. Exh. booklet.      
 
"Cal Arts: Skeptical Belief(s)." The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago; Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California. Exh. cat.
 
"Contemporary Diptychs: Divided Visions." Whitney Museum of American Art at Fairfield County, Stamford, Connecticut. Exh. brochure.
 
"Art Against Aids." Metro Pictures, New York.
 
"Head Sex." Feature, Chicago.
 
"Nothing Sacred." Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles.
 
"L.A.C.E. Annuale." Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles.
 
"Schema." Baskerville + Watson Gallery, New York.
 
Saxon-Lee Gallery, Los Angeles.                       
 
 
1986
 
"Baaa Baaa Ba'bel." The Alexandria Hotel, Los Angeles.
 
"Spectrum: Natural Settings." The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Exh. booklet.
 
"Poetic Resemblance." Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York; Loughelton Gallery, New York. Exh. cat.
 
"Individuals: A Selected History of Contemporary Art, 1945-1986." Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Exh. cat.
 
"Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch...." Kuhlenschmidt/Simon Gallery, Los Angeles.
 
"A New Abstraction." New City Gallery, Venice, California.
 
Metro Pictures, New York.
 
"Headhunters." Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles. Exh. brochure.
 
 
1985
 
"Art in the Anchorage." The Brooklyn Bridge Anchorage, New York. 
 
"B & W." Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.
 
Metro Pictures, New York.
 
"Currents—7: Words in Action." Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin. Exh. cat.
 
"1985 Biennial Exhibition." Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Exh. cat.
 
"Best of the West." Zero One Gallery, Los Angeles.
 
"Funny Art." Concord Gallery, New York.
 
"Auto/Genetic/Photopsia." Christminster Gallery, New York.
 
 
1984              
 
"The Fifth Biennale of Sydney—Private Symbol: Social Metaphor." The Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. Exh. cat.
 
"Contemporary Eccentrics." Edge Gallery, Fullerton, California.
 
Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles.
 
"The First Newport Biennial: Los Angeles Today." Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California. Exh. cat.
 
Metro Pictures, New York.
 
"Explorations 1983-84." California Institute of the Arts, Valencia. Exh. booklet.
 
"Signal Approach." The Funnel, Toronto. Exh. booklet.
 
 
1983  
 
"The First Show: Painting and Sculpture from Eight Collections 1940-1980." Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Exh. cat.
 
"Summer Show." Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles.
 
"Sunday in Fiji." Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles.
 
"Art on Paper." Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California.
 
"Word Works." Minneapolis College of Art and Design and Walker Art Center, Minneapolis.
 
Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York.
 
"Possible Acquisitions." Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California.
 
 
1982  
 
"5 From L.A.: Kiki Maclinnis, Michael Kelley, Mary Jones, Michael McMillen, Jeffrey Vallance." Mandeville Art Gallery, University of California, San Diego.
 
"Visiting Artist's Exhibition: John M. Miller, Michael Kelley, JoAnn Verburg." Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis.
 
 
1981
           
"Exhibition: Tenth Anniversary." California Institute of the Arts, Valencia. Exh. cat.
 
"Beware of the Dog: Work from Artists in the Cave Canem Book Project." The Mudd Club, New York.
 
"Contemporary Drawings: In Search of an Image." University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara. Exh. cat.
 
White Columns, New York.
 
Newspace, Los Angeles.
 
Riko Mizuno Gallery, Los Angeles.
 
 
 
 
 
1980
 
"By-Products: Mike Kelley, Tony Oursler, Mitchell Syrop." Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles.
 
"Jim Casebere, Michael Glier, Mike Kelley, Kathryn Mish, Tom Sansone, and Others." Annina Nosei Gallery, New York.
 
 
1979
 
"Manifesto Show." 5 Bleeker Street, New York.
 
"Sound." Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; P.S. 1, Institute for Art and Urban Resources, Long Island City, New York. Exh. cat.
 

 
PERFORMANCES, READINGS AND OTHER EVENTS
 
2006
 
MOCA, Los Angeles, Reading with John Welchman
 
Getty Institute for Research, Los Angeles, Lecture
 
2005
 
“Radiodays”, sound works broadcast as part o f Curatorial Training Programme at De Appel, airing The Poetics, “Nothing from Nothing”
 
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Lecture
 
SASSAS “Get Off the Grass & Blast 2”
 
2004
 
New York Video Festival, Film Society of Lincoln Center,  Program 11, Mike Kelley Selects:  “Sod & Sodie Sock (Vienna cut)”, “Bridge Visitor (Legend Trip)” and “Extracurricular Activity Projective Reconstruction #1 (A Domestic Scene).”
 
SASSAS “Get Off the Grass & Blast ” Performance by Extended Organ (Mike Kelley, Paul McCarthy, Dave Muller)
 
“All Tomorrow’s Parties: The Nightmare Before Christmas,” Detroy All Monsters performance. Curated by Jake and Dinos Chapman, UK.
 
2002

“All Tomorrow’s Parties,” Detroy All Monsters performance. Curated by Sonic Youth at UCLA Royce Hall.
 
2000
 
“A Haute Voix.”, Espace Franquin, Angouleme, France. Theatre performance in conjunction with the exhibition “>Mike Kelley</(Franz West)?” Frac Poitou-Charentes – Hotel Saint-Simon, Angouleme, France.
 
1998  
 
"The Thin Monotonous Piping of an Accursed Flute." In conjunction with "Beyond the Pink." Santa Monica Museum, Los Angeles, California. Sponsored by the Cortical Foundation.
 
"Mike Kelley, Paul McCarthy, Violent Onsen Geisha." Sound performance, Secession, Vienna, Austria.
 
 
1996
 
"Sad and Sadie Sack USO Party." Performance in collaboration with Paul McCarthy and Violent Onsen Geisha. P-House Gallery, Tokyo.
 
"Paul McCarthy and Mike Kelley." Music performance. Stratos Selskapslokale, Oslo/RockFestival, Norway.
 
 
1993  
 
"100 Reasons—Spank O Rama." Performance in collaboration with Bob Flanagan and Sheree Rose. The Lab, San Francisco.
 
 
1992  
 
"Beat Of The Traps." (In collaboration with Stephen Prina and Anita Pace) Wiener Fest Wochen, Expanded Art Festival, Vienna; Gindi Auditorium, Los Angeles. Exh. cat.
 
 
 
1991
           
"Theory, Garbage, Stuffed Animals, Christ #2." Beyond Baroque Literary/Arts Center, Venice, California.
 
 
1989
 
"Theory, Garbage, Stuffed Animals, Christ." Beyond Baroque Literary/Arts Center, Venice, California.
 
"Pansy Metal/Clovered Hoof." A dance presentation of silk scarf series in collaboration with Anita Pace. Performed at a private space in Los Angeles. Sponsored by Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles.
 
 
1986
 
"The Peristaltic Airwaves." Live radio performance, KPFK, Los Angeles. Co-produced by High Performance Magazine & KPFK radio station.
 
"Plato's Cave, Rothko's Chapel, Lincoln's Profile." Artists Space, New York.
 
 
1987
 
Reading. Lhasa Club, Hollywood, California. A Benefit for Foundation For Art Resources, Los Angeles.
 
 
1985  
 
"Bob Flanagan and Mike Kelley." Reading. The Permanent Contemporary Gallery, Los Angeles.
 
"Get It in Writing: An Evening of Readings by Dennis Cooper, Mike Kelley, John Miller, Benjamin Weissman." Artists Space, New York.
 
"Monkey Island Part Two." Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery Theater, Los Angeles.     
 
"Artificial Intelligence in the Arts, #1 Brainwork." A symposium in conjunction with the exhibition "Los Angeles Summer/Styrian
Autumn." Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles; Steirischer Herbst, Graz, Austria.
 
 
1984
 
"The Sublime." Part of the "Explorations" performance series. Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, in association with California Institute of the Arts, Valencia.
 
"Godzilla on the Beach." Performance in collaboration with Bruce and Norman Yonemoto. Beyond Baroque Literary/Arts Center, Venice, California.
 
Reading. Anti Club, Los Angeles.
 
 
1983
 
"Confusion: A Play in Seven Sets, Each Set More Spectacular and Elaborate Than the Last." Pilot 1 Theater, Los Angeles.
 
"Monkey Island." Beyond Baroque Literary/Arts Center, Venice, California.
 
"X-C." Performance in collaboration with Tony Oursler. Beyond Baroque Literary/Arts Center, Venice, California.
 
"Ericka Beckman/Mike Kelley." Reading and video presentation. Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York.
 
 
1982  
 
"Confusion: A Play in Seven Sets, Each Set More Spectacular and Elaborate Than the Last." Mandeville Art Gallery, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla; Film in the Cities, Minneapolis.
 
"The Artist in Television." A live interactive performance with Michael Smith, Los Angeles/New York. Telesatellite conference held at the University of California, Los Angeles.
 
 
1981
 
"The Monitor and the Merrimac." Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York.
 
"Meditation on a Can of Vernors." Performance at a private space, sponsored by Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles.
 
 
 1980  
 
"Three Valleys." Performance at a private space, sponsored by Foundation for Art Resources, Los Angeles.
 
"The Parasite Lilly." Part of the performance festival "Public Spirit: Live Art L.A." Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, presented in association with the Highland Art Agents; California Institute of the Arts, Valencia; University of California at San Diego, La Jolla; The Kitchen, Center for Video, Music and Dance, New York; Slusser Gallery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
 
 
1979
 
"The Monitor and the Merrimac." Performance in conjunction with a collaborative exhibition with David Askevold. Foundation for Art Resources, Los Angeles.
 
"The Poltergeist." Performance in conjunction with the exhibition "Sound." Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Exh. cat.
 
 
1978
 
"Poetry in Motion." Part of "An Evening of Performance, Audio Tape and Film." Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles.
 
"Dream Lover." Audio tape by The Poetics (Mike Kelley, Tony Oursler, Don Krieger). C.L.O.S.E. Radio Art Series, KPFK, Los Angeles.
 
"Indianana." Performance. Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles.
 
"My Space." La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, California.
 
"A Big Question." Part of the performance series "Airwaves and Stars." The Exploratorium, California State University, Los Angeles.
 
 
 
 

 
VIDEO SHOWS AND SCREENINGS
 
 
 
2006
 
“Day Is Done (Extracurricular Activity Projective Reconstructions #2-#32),  REDCAT Theater, Los Angeles
 
“Day Is Done (Extracurricular Activity Projective Reconstructions #2-#32), New York Underground Film Festival, New York
 
 
2004
 
“New York Video Festival”,  VENUE???
 
“DIA and EAI at DIA: Chelsea”, A Day Long Screening of Video Works, Dia: Chelsea Bookshop, NY, New York.
 
2001
 
“New Video at EAI: A One Day Exhibition,” In Conjunction with Chelsea Art Walk, Electronic Arts Intermix, NY, New York.
 
“Mike Kelley, New Video.” Dia Bookshop, New York, New York.
 
2000
 
“Videos by Mike Kelley.” Filmuseum, Munich.
 
 
1996
 
"Re-Read." AC Project Room, New York.
 
 
1995
 
"World Wide Video Festival." The Hague, The Netherlands.  Exh. cat.
 
 
1993
 
"Mike Kelley et Tony Oursler." Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland.
 
 
1992
 
"Videos by and with Mike Kelley." Institute of Contemporary Art, London; Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris; Kunsthalle, Basel, Switzerland; Walcheturm, Zurich; Kunsthalle, Vienna.
 
"American Videos." Stadelschule, Frankfurt, Germany. Sponsored by 7.0.7. and Portikus.
 
 
1991

 
"1991 Whitney Biennial Exhibition." Collaboration with Ericka Beckman.  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.
 
"My Life and Media." Broadway Cinema, Cologne, Germany.
 
 
1990  
 
"New Works, First Runs." Collaboration with Ericka Beckman. The Kitchen, New York.
 
 
1989  
 
"An Evening with Ericka Beckman and Mike Kelley." Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.
 
"Mike Kelley—Post Renaissance Man." Pacific Film Archive, University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley.
 
 
1987
 
"Kappa." Collaboration with Bruce and Norman Yonemoto. Saxon-Lee Gallery, Los Angeles.
 
"1987 Biennial Exhibition." Collaboration with Bruce and Norman Yonemoto. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.
 
 
1986
 
"Kappa." Collaboration with Bruce and Norman Yonemoto. Baskerville + Watson Gallery, New York.
 
"The Fairy Tale: Politics, Desire,and Everyday Life." Collaboration with Bruce and Norman Yonemoto. Artists Space, New York.
 
 
1985
           
"Signal Approach." The Funnel, Toronto. Exh. booklet.
 
 
1984
 
"Performance On/And Video." Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York.
 
"Video Pool." Winnipeg, Canada.
 
 
1983
 
"Head Hunters." Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles.
 
"WordWorks." Minneapolis College of Art and Design, in association with the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
 

 
CURATORIAL PROJECTS
 
2005
 
“James Hayward. ”  CUE Art Foundation, New York.
 
“Street Credibility.” Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, Arizona.
 
 
2004
 
Mike Kelley’s Film Festival: über Das Unheimliche, Film Casino, Wien, Austria (in conjunction with “The Uncanny”)
 
“Street Credibility.” Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA.
 
“Mike Kelley Curates.” Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, Michigan.
 
 
1999
 
“Unisex Love Nest.” Palais Attems, Graz, Austria. Presented in conjunction with “Re-Make/Re-Model” a series of events produced for Steirischer Herbst, Graz, Austria.
 
“The Revolution Will Not Be Televised.” Collaborative event Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Political Graphics. Mike Kelley was among the artists who selected posters for the exhibition. Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
 
 
1998
 
"Visitors' Gallery." Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.  Co-curated with Paul McCarthy and sponsored by the Education Department as a series of events concurrent with "Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object 1949-1979."
 
 
1993  
 
"The Uncanny." Gementeem Museum, Arnhem, The Netherlands, in cooperation with "Sonsbeek 93."
 
 
 

 
LECTURES, SYMPOSIA, SEMINARS WITH THE ARTIST

 
 
2006
 
 
MOCA, Los Angeles, reading from MIT publications with John C. Welchman
 
“Works In Progress”, Getty Institute for Research, Los Angeles,  lecture with respondent, Brandon
 
2005
 
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, discussion, with John C. Welchman
 
2004
 
Discussion with Jerry Fialka on  “Foul Perfection” and “Minor Histories”, “Artists and Authors in Dialogue” series. At  the Rose Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica.  September 29.
 
 
2003
 
 “Whatever Happened to Installation Art?”  Symposium on the occasion of  the  “Capp Street Project: 20th Anniversary Exhibition.”  A conversation with Ralph Rugoff, director, CCAC Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts.  Held at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Phyllis Wattis Theater, San Francisco, California
 
2000
Lecture. On the occasion of “Introjection: Tony Oursler Mid-Career Survey 1976-1999.” Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, CA.
 
1999
 
“The History of Glitter.” Stadtzmuseum, Graz, Austria. Panel discussion in conjunction with “Re-Make/Re-Model” a series of events produced for Steirischer Herbst, 1999.
 
"Mike Kelley in discussion with Bruce Yonemoto." On the occasion of “Bruce and Norman Yonemoto: Memory, Matter, and Modern Romance”, Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, CA.
 
1997
 
"Art in the Center." An evening of discussion with Mike Davis, Mike Kelley, Jeff Wall, Catherine David, Jean-Francois Chevrier. MAK Center For Art
and Architecture, Los Angeles, CA.
 
"Prog/Prole." Collaborative lecture with Diedrich Diedrichsen. Part of "100 Days" lecture series, an extension of Documenta X, Kassel, Germany.
 
1996
 
“Conceptualism: The Origins and Historiography.” Symposium with Eleanor Antin, David Askevold, John Baldessari, Robert Barry, Ann Goldstein, Joan Jonas, organized by Alexis Hall, Michelle Alperin and Mike Kelley on the occasion of the exhibition “Reconsidering the Object of Art. 1965-1975.”Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA.
 
“Mike Kelley presents John Todd and His Songs by David Askevold.” Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA.
 
1995  
 
Lecture. Detroit Institute of Arts, Oak Park, Michigan.
 
1993  
 
"The Aesthetics of Ufology." Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles.
 
1992
 
“Impurities.” Symposium with Paul McCarthy, Mike Kelley, Jim Shaw, Benjamin Weissman,  Raymond Pettibon, moderated by Ralph Rugoff on the occasion of “LAX” organized by Galerie Krinzinger at Akstaal de Hochschule fur Angewandte Kunst, Vienna, Austria.
 
1986
 
“Seminars With Artists.” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.
 
1985
 
“Teaching Non-Traditional Mediums in an Academic Institution.” Symposium with Eleanor Antin, John Baldessari, Nancy Buchanan, Laurie Beth Clark, Jim Davis, Terry Fox, Howard Fried, Nancy Goldring, GeorgeHermes, Bobby Jones, Mike Kelley, Tom Maroni, Paul McCarthy, Barbara Smith, Jeffrey Vallance. Organized by Chris Burden and the College Art Association.
 
  
WRITINGS BY THE ARTIST
 
 
"The Runaway Wheel." Journal: Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art (March 1979).
                       
"The Parasite Lily." High Performance, no. 11-12 (Fall-Winter 1980). Artist's Chronicle.
                       
"The Poltergeist." Journal: Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art. (September 1980).
 
"Monkey Island." Lightworks (February 1981).
 
"The Monitor and the Merrimac." High Performance, no. 14 (Summer 1981). Artists' Chronicle.
 
"Meditation on a Can of Vernors." High Performance, no. 17-18 (Spring-Summer 1982). Artists' Chronicle.
 
"Monkey Island." Cave Canem, Artist's Anthology (September 1982).
 
"Slow Boat to Lesbos." Barney (1984).
 
"Ajax." Journal: Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art (Spring 1984).
           
"Urban Gothic." Spectacle, no. 3 (1985).
 
"Excerpts from Plato's Cave, Rothko's Chapel, Lincoln's Profile." Journal, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art (Fall 1985).
           
"Excerpts from Plato's Cave, Rothko's Chapel, Lincoln's Profile." File, no. 27 (Spring 1987).
                       
"Three Projects: Statement." WhiteWalls, No. 20 (Fall 1988).
 
"Foul Perfection: Thoughts on Caricature." Artforum, 27 (January 1989), pp. 92-99.  Reprinted in Crime and Ornament. Eds. Bernie Miller and Melony Ward, Toronto, Canada: YYZ Books, 2002, 116-133.
 
 
"Mekanik Destruktiw Kommandoh:  Survival Research Laboratories and Popular Spectacle." Parkett, No. 21 (1989).
           
"Theory, Garbage, Stuffed Animals, Christ (Dinner Conversation Overheard at a Romantic French Restaurant)." Forehead 2 (1989): 12-21.
 
"Sonic Youth's Flashy Gordon." Interview by Mike Kelley with Kim Gordon Interview, 34.
 
"Forget M/M, K/T is the Trip." Fama & Fortune Bulletin, no. 8 (November 1991). Interview with Kim Gordon.
           
"In the Image of Man." Carnegie International Volume 1 (New York: Rizzoli and Pittsburgh: The Carnegie Museum of Art, 1991): 94. Excerpt reprinted in Documents sur l'art (Autumn 1997): 136-37.
 
"Ahh. . .Youth!" 21st Century (Winter 1991-1992): 4-11. Eight portrait photographs.
 
"Larry Clark. In Youth Is Pleasure." Flash Art (May-June 1992): 82-86.
 
"Death and Transfiguration: A Letter From America." In Paul Thek. Exh. cat Turin: Castello di Rivara, 15-20. Reprinted in Texte zur Kunst (December 1992): 43-49.
 
“Phobic.”  In Tony Oursler Exh. cat. White Trash and Phobic. Geneva: Centre d’Art Contemporain, Kunst Werk, Berlin. 1993.
           
“Jutta Koether.” Journal of Contemporary Art, Cologne: Summer, 1994. 7-24.
 
Artist Statement and ‘Intervention’ for Radical Scavenger(s): The Conceptual Vernacular in Recent American Art. Exh. Cat. Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art, 1994.
 
"Mortal Remains." Intermedia Arts. Eds. Ricardo Bloch and Dan Celender. 1995.
 
Fuku, Noriko. The Now Art Book. Korinsha Press and Co., Ltd., 1996, 84-86.
 
 
"Mike Kelley: From Timeless/Authorless #9, 18 30 34, 44, 66. Whitewalls: A Journal of Language and Art, no. 38 (1996): 4. Play.
 
"Mike Kelley: Repressed Architectural Memory Replaced by Psychic Reality." Architecture New York, no. 15 (1996): 36-39. Reprinted, De Witte Raaf, #96 (March/April 2002): 9. Brussels.
 
"Mike Kelley on the Aliens Among Us." World Art, 14 November 1997, 48-53. Interview with M.A.  Greenstein.
                       
"Shall We Kill Daddy?" In Origin and Destination: Alighiero E Boetti, Douglas Huebler. Exh. cat. Brussels: La Societe des Expositions du Beaux-Arts, 1997, 155-171. Also published in Striking Distance C31 Magazine, (12/96-1/97). http://strikingdistance.com.
 
“David Askevold: The California Years.”  David Askevold:Cultural Geographies and Other Works. Exh. cat. British Colombia: Confederation Centre Art Gallery and Museum, 1998.
 
“Timeless/Authorless.” Asteroid Impaired: Righteous American Fiction: Volume 1 (Fiction Journal). Eds. Alexis Hall, Catherine Sullivan, Benjamin Weissman. Pasadena, California: Art Center College of Design, 1997.
 
“My Universal System is a Dystopian One”, Sin Titulo (#5), Centro de Creacion Experimental, Cuenca, Spain, 1998. Interview with Jose Alvaro Perdices.
 
“Hollywood Filmic Language, Stuttered (Caltiki the Immortal Monster and Rose Hobart).” More and Less, Ed. Sylvere Lotringer,  Pasadena, California: Art Center College of Design, 1999.
 
“Dyspeptic Universe: Cody Hyun Choi’s Pepto-Bismal Paintings.” Farewell to the 20th Century: Cody Choi, Kukje Gallery & Deitch Projects, New York, 1998.
 
“We Communicate Only Through Our Shared Dismissal of the Prelinguistic.” New Observations, no. 118 (Spring 1998): 18-19. Also printed in Wrong:The Journal of Highly Speculative Ideas. Ed. Brian McCormick, Pasadena, California: Art Center College of Design, 1999.
 
“The Greatest Tragedy of President Clinton’s Administration.” In Let’ s Entertain, Exh. Cat. Walker Art Museum, Minneapolis Minn., Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 2000. Text originally for poster published on the occasion of the exhibition “Mike Kelley” at Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, 1999.
 
To be read aloud (A lire a haute voix).  Exh. cat. Discussion between Mike Kelley and Franz West. Verlag Pakesch & Schlebrugge, Vienna, Austria. 1999.
 
“Go West.” John Miller: Parallel Econonies, Exh. cat. Grenoble, France: Magasin: Centre D’Art Contemporain de Grenoble, 1999.
 
 “The Meaning is Confused Spatiality, Framed.” Mike Kelley  Exh. cat. Grenoble, France: Magasin: Centre D’Art Contemporain de Grenoble, 1999. Essays by Yves Aupetitallot, Laurence Rickels and Mike Kelley.
 
“An Endless Script: Dialogue Between Tony Oursler and Mike Kelley.” Exh. Cat. Williamstown College, Williamstown, Massachusettes, 1999.
 
“Here Comes Everybody: A Conversation Between Jim Shaw and Mike Kelley.” Exh. Cat. Casino Luxembourg/Smart Art Press, 1999.
 
“Geheimgeschichten: Interviews with Mary Woronov, AA Bronson, Sebastian, and Pamela Des Barres.” Text zur Kunst, September, 1999. Interviews Conducted by Mike Kelley, Diederich Diederichsen, and Juliane Rebentisch.
 
“Cross Gender/Cross Genre.” Performing Arts Journal, 64, (January 2000) XXII, No 1. 1-9.
 
“A Domestic Scene.” Kim’s Bedroom  Exh. cat. Purple Books, Paris, 2000.
 
“Alma Pater.” Exh. Cat. Sammlung Goetz, 2000. Statement for re-installation of Alma Pater published on the occasion of the exhibition Mike Kelley, Peter Fischli and David Weiss, at Sammlung Goetz and Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany, 2000.
 
“Artist/Critic.” In When Down is Up Ausgewählte Schriften 1987-1999. Revolver Archiv für aktuelle kunst, 2001.
 
“Myth Science.” Öyvind Fahlström: The Complete Graphics, Multiples, and Sound Works. Exh. cat. Vienna: BAWAG Foundation, 2001.
 
“An Academic Cut-Up, in Easily Digestible Paragraph-Sized Chunks Or THE NEW KING OF POP: DR. KONSTANTIN RAUDIVE.” Sonic Process Exh. Cat. Paris: Éditions du Centre Pompidou, 2002.  English language version printed in    Grey Room No.11, (Spring 2003) .
 
“Ufology: Aesthetics of UFO’s.” (1997/2002) Blastitude, no. 13 (August 2002).
 
“Cross Gender/Cross Genre.” Just Love Me: Post/Feminist Positions of the 1990s from the Goetz Collection, Exh. Cat. pp. 84-99, Köln: Verlag Der Buchhandlung Walter König, 2002
 
“Mike Kelley,” Francis Picabia, Exh. cat., Paris: Musee d’Art Modern de la Ville
de Paris, 2002.
 
Foul Perfection: Essays and Criticism , edited by John C. Welchman ,Cambridge: MIT Press, 2003.
“Mike Kelley Talks to Dennis Cooper.” Artforum 40th Anniversary Special Issue, The 1980s: Part Two , (April 2003) pp. 224-225, 255.
 
“Excerpts from A Conversation: Mike Kelley and A.A. Bronson.” General Idea Editions: 1967-1995, Exh. cat., University of Toronto at Mississauga: Blackwood Gallery, 2003.
 
Minor Histoires: Statements, Coversations, Proposals, edited by John Welchman, Cambridge: MIT Press, 2004. 
"Sonic Youth by Mike Kelley." Interview , August, 2004, pp 94-95. Mike Kelley interview of Sonic Youth.
 
"Mike Kelley, Tony Oursler: Entretien" L'Horreur Comique: Esthétique Du Slapstick,  2004 Paris: Centre du Pompidou, pp. 147-157
 
Mike Kelley:  Interviews, Conversations and Chit-Chat (1986-2004). Ed.  John C. Welchman, Zurich:JRP/Ringier and Dijon: Les Presses du réel, 2005
 
“New Introduction to the Uncanny” and “Playing With Dead Things” Les Cahiers du Musée national d’art moderne, N0. 93 automne 2005  Paris: Centre Pompidou, pp 20-47.  “Playing with Dead Things” originally published in The Uncanny. Arnhem, The Netherlands: Sonsbeek, 1993. and  “New Introduction” originally published in The Uncanny by Mike Kelley, Artist , exh. Cat Tate Liverpool and MUMoK, Vienna , 2004.
 
Press Play:  Contemporary Artists in Conversation. Interviewed by Isabelle Graw.  London:Phaidon, 2005,  pp. 380-395
 
"Legend Tripping."  Cameron Jamie , Exh. cat  pp. 23-33, Graz: Kunstlerhaus Graz , Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2006  
 
“John Duncan: Los Angeles, late 1970’s/early 1980’s,”  John Duncan: Works 1975 to 2005.  Los Angeles: Errant Bodies Press: Critical Ear Series, Vol. 3, 2006
 
“Best of 2006: Mike Kelley.”  Artforum: Best of 2006, (December 2006) pp. 282-283.
 
 
PROJECTS AND COVERS FOR MAGAZINES AND JOURNALS

 
“Portfolio/ Mike Kelley: Day Is Done (Extracurricular Activity Projective Reconstruction Series), 2004/2005” Mouvement , Anniversary Issue, March-June (2005): 144-155. Production Stills from Day Is Done.
 
Artist Designed Recipe Cards, 2002. Artist’s recipe card.
 
"Sod and Sodie Sock." Wirtschaft, (Austria) 23 September 1998, Artist’s page. With Paul McCarthy.
 
"Fresh Acconci." Snowflake 3, no. 26 (1996): 4.  Still photo. With Paul McCarthy.
 
Color This!: A Collection of Los Angeles Artists' Drawings. Los Angeles Foundation for Art Resources, Inc., (1994): 56.
 
"Monster Manse." Grand Street, no. 49 (1994): 224-233. Photographs by Daniel Faust.
 
"Artist Page." Artpaper (February 1988).
 
“Sketchbook Issue.” X-tra Volume 4. Issue 4 Spring, 2002.
           
Drawings. Zyzzyva (Spring 1988).
 
Flanagan, Bob. Slave Sonnets. Cold Calm Press, 1986. Cover design and artwork.
 
Cover image. The Paris Review (Fall 1985).
 
"The Spot Syndrome." New Observations (1984). With Ericka Beckman.
 
Drawing. Beyond Baroque Foundation (Spring 1984): cover.
 
Drawing. Spectacle, no. 1 (1984).
 
"Conserve Energy." Los Angeles Herald Examiner, California Living Magazine. In conjunction with "A Meeting of Media" by Christopher Knight, 22 November 1981.
  

 

INTERVIEWS WITH THE ARTIST
 
Albertini, Rosanna. “On the Sex of Art.” Artpress  (France), no. 205 (September 1995): 42-43. Interview.
 
Antoine, Jean-Philippe. “Basket nocturne a dos d’ane.” Les Cahiers du Musee national d’art moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, no. 73 (Autumn 2000): 102-123.
 
Bessa, Sergio. "Historic Kiosk." Zingmagazine, (New York) 2 (Summer 1998).  Interview.
 
Breitenberg, Mark. “Freak Culture.” Art & Text (February/April 2000): 54-61. Interview.
 
Brugerolle, Mary de. “Fragments et Bribes.” Trouble. numero 2, 2002: 110-117.
Interview.
 
Burnichon, Marie-Cecile “Special Ketchup Forces”  Interview with Mike Kelley , O2 No. 28, Hiver 2003/2004  pp. 32-33 (French)
 
Chevrier, Jean-Francois. "Mike Kelley." Galeries Magazine (1991): 89-91, 153-155. Interview.
 
Colin, Kim, and Mark Skiles. "Missing Space/Time: A Conversation With Mike Kelley." Offramp, no. 6 (1995): 80-99. Interview.
 
Cooper, Dennis.  “Trauma Club.” Artforum (October 2000): 126-129.
 
Cooper, Dennis.  “Mike Kelley Talks to Dennis Cooper.” Artforum  (April 2003): 224-225, 255.  Interview.
 
Cotter, Holland. "Eight Artists." Art in America (May 1987): 162-197. Interview.
 
Cranston, Meg. “Deploy All Monsters.” Raygun, April 1999. Interview.
 
Eikmeyer, Robert "Destroy All Monsters." FACE/OFF: Im Körper des Feindes… Revolver Archiv Für Aktuelle Kunst, Frankfurt am Main. pp63-69 2004
 
Ekeberg, Jonas.  “En Slags Perversion.” Hyperfoto. No.3-4, 1996. 36-41.
 
Ed. "See You at the Velvet Goldmine, Richard Prince Meets Mike Kelley." Dazed and Confused (January 1999): 116-121.
 
Ed. “Familien-Analyse: Interview with Mike Kelley and Paul McCarthy.” Schaufenster. (18 September 1998): 6-7.
 
Ed. “Mike Kelley Babbles, Bullshits, and Speaks in Toungues.” Conduit, no. 1 (spring 2001).  Interview.
 
Gholson, Craig. "Mike Kelley." Bomb (Winter 1988).
 
Hainley, Bruce and Waters, John. “Nine Sex Questions” in Art-A Sex Book
(London:Thames & Hudson) 2003, pp. 43, 54,191-192 and cover.
 
Hofleitner, Johanna. "Familien Analyse." Die Presse Schaufenster, 18 September 1998, 6-7.
 
Decter, Joshua. "Stephen Prina and Mike Kelley." In A/drift. Exh. cat. Annandale on Hudson, New York: Bard College, 1997, 47-55.
 
Jocks, Heinz-Norbert. "Mit sex kann man der Bourgeoisie heute keinen Schlag mer verpassen." Kunstforum, no. 130 (May-July 1995): 273-93. Interview.
 
Jocks. Heinz-Norbet. "Als Kind war ich ein Bucherwurm, der davon traumte, eines Tages ein Erzahler zu werden." Kunstforum, no. 139 (December 1997-March 1998): 186-195. Interview.
 
Kellein, Thomas. Mike Kelley/Thomas Kellein: A Conversation. Stuttgart, Germany: Cantz Verlag, 1994.      
 
Koether, Jutta. "Jutta Koether 100% Malerie oder wie aus Musik Malerie wird und Umgekehrt: ein Gesprach von Mike Kelley." Kunstforum, no. 134 (May-September 1996): 242-248. Interview.
 
Kothenschulte, Daniel. “Black Nostalgia: an Interview with Mike Kelley.” Mike Kelley Exh. cat. Kunstverein Braunschweig, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Konig, Cologne, Germany, 1999.
 
Kremer, Mark. “Mike Kelley: A Fucked-Up Mirror of Dominant Image Making.” Art press (France), no. 183 (September 1993): E5-E8.
 
LÜtticken, Sven. “De infantiliseringscultuur” De Witte Raaf # 96 (March/April 2002): 9.
 
Martin, Tim. "Mike Kelley im Gesprach mit Timothy Martin, Wien, 1992." In Kunstler Innen: 50 Gesprache. Exh. cat. 1997, 138-141. Interview.
 
"The Dirty Boys: Conversations with Mike Kelley and John Waters." Grand Street: Dirt, no. 57 (1996): 8-22
 
McMullen, Dan. "Interview with Mike Kelley." Artists News (February 1981).
 
Miller, Ken.  “Mike Kelley.” Tokion , (Nov/Dec 2004): 50-51
 
Miller, John. "Die Depolitisierung der Hippiekultur trug zu ihrer Mystifizierung bei." Kunstforum, no. 134 (May-September 1996): 199-205. Interview.
 
________. “Interview with John Miller.” Mike Kelley. Bartman, William S., and Miyoshi Barosh, eds. New York: Art Resources Transfer, 1992.
 
Interview with John Miller.  Excerpts reprinted in Bomb (Winter 1992): 27-30.
 
Muller, Markus/Groos, Ulrike. “Interview with Mike Kelley.” Make It Funky Cologne: Oktagon, 1998. 190-204. Interview.
 
Reid, Larry. "Sympathy for Stuffed Animals and UFO Abductees: Kelley Explains Himself and Destroy All Monsters." Juxtapoz (Spring 1995): 28-35. Interview.
 
Rollig, Stella. "Die Kunst wird wie die Liebe vollig grundlos fur ein Vergnugen gehalten." Artis (February 1992): 16-22.
 
Rugoff, Ralph. "Dirty Toys: Mike Kelley Interviewed." 21st Century (Winter 1992): 4-11.
 
Sanders, Mark. "Blah, Blah, Blah." Dazed and Confused, no. 17 (1995): 80-83. Interview.
 
Sconce, Jeffrey "I've Got This Strange Feeling…" Tate Etc. ,  Issue 1-Summer 2004, pp88-93 Interview
 
Sentinery, Robert. "Mike Kelley: Form and Disfunction." Zone 3, no. 2 (1994): 13-18. Interview.
 
Smith, Ed. "Mike Kelley." Shiny, no. 3 (1987). Interview.
 
Smith, Michael, "Mike Talks to Mike About Mike." High Performance, no. 33 (1986). Interview.
 
Storr, Robert. "An Interview With Mike Kelley." Art in America (June 1994): 90-93.
 
Sylvester, Julie. "Talking Failure." Parkett, no. 31 (1992): 100-103. Interview.
 
Taylor, Paul. "Interview with Mike Kelley." Flash Art (October 1990).
 
Waters, John, “Mike Kelley, You Have Made an Epic!” Flash Art (Nov-Dec 2005): 54-58.
 
Wilder, Chris. "A Dialogue Between Chris Wilder and Mike Kelley." BE #5: Kunstlerhaus Bethanian, (Berlin) no. 5 (May 1998) 41-53. Interview.
  
MONOGRAPHS, ONE-ARTIST EXHIBITION CATALOGUES, and ARTIST'S BOOKS
 
Arden, Roy and Scott Watson, eds. Consolation Prize: Mike Kelley & John Miller.  Exh. cat. Vancouver, Canada: Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, 2000.
 
Bartman, William S., and Miyoshi Barosh, eds. Mike Kelley. New York: Art Resources Transfer, 1992. Interview with John Miller.
 
Cruz, Amada. Mike Kelley: Half a Man. Exh. cat. Washington D.C.: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, 1991.
 
Kellein, Thomas. Mike Kelley. Exh. cat. Basel, Switzerland: Kunsthalle, 1992.
 
_______. Mike Kelley/Thomas Kellein: A Conversation. Stuttgart, Germany: Cantz Verlag, 1994.       
           
Kelley, Mike. Plato's Cave, Rothko's Chapel, Lincoln's Profile. Venice, California: New City Editions; New York: Artist's Space,  1986.
 
Kelley, Mike. Reconstructed History. Cologne, Germany: Galerie Gisela Capitain; New York: Thea Westreich, 1990.
 
Kelley, Mike. The Uncanny. Arnhem, The Netherlands: Sonsbeek, 1993.
 
Kelley, Mike. Missing Time: Works on Paper 1974-76 Reconsidered. Exh. cat.
Hannover, Germany: Kestner-Gessellschaft, 1995. Essays by Timothy Martin, Carsten Arhens, Carl Haenlein. Excerpts reprinted in Documents sur l'art (Autumn 1997): 138-141.
 
Kelley, Mike. The Thirteen Seasons (Heavy on the Winter). Exh. cat. Cologne, Germany: Jablonka Galerie, 1995.
 
Kelley, Mike. Land O'Lakes. Exh. cat. Tokyo: Wako Works of Art, 1996.
 
Kelley, Mike, and Tony Oursler. The Poetics Project: 1977-1997 (Documenta version). Exh. cat. Tokyo: Watari-um, The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, 1997.
 
Kelley, Mike. Mike Kelley. London, England: Phaidon Press Ltd, 1999. Essays by John C. Welchman, Isabelle Graw, Anthony Vidler and Mike Kelley.
 
Kelley, Mike. Exh. cat. Braunschweig, Germany: Kunstverein Braunschweig, 1999.
 
Kelley, Mike & Fischli Peter, Weiss, David. Exh. cat. Munich, Germany: Collection Goetz.
 
Kelley, Mike and Tony Oursler. Tony Oursler and Mike Kelley: The Poetics Project. Exh. cat.Tokyo: Watari-um, The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, 1997.
 
Kelley, Mike. Exh. cat. Memory Ware, Wood Grain, Carpet.  Milano, Italy: Galleria Emi Fontana, 2004.
 
Kelley, Mike, The Uncanny by Mike Kelley, Artist.  Essays by Mike Kelley, John Welchman, , Christoph Grunenberg. Exh cat. Liverpool, England: Tate Liverpool;  Vienna, Austria:  Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, 2004.  English and German-English editions.
 
Knight, Christopher. Mike Kelley. Exh. cat. Cologne, Germany: Jablonka Galerie, 1989.
 
McCarthy, Paul, and Mike Kelley. Heidi: Midlife Crisis Trauma Center and Negative Medida-Engram Abreaction Release Zone. Exh. cat. Vienna: Galerie Krinzinger, 1992. Essay by Tim Martin. Published on the occasion of the exhibition "LAX."
 
Nilsson, Bo, and Jose Lebrero Stals eds. Mike Kelley. Exh. cat. Malmo, Sweden: Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, 1997.
 
Johannes Schlebrügge, ed., Mike Kelley, Franz West. Exh. cat. Brussels, Belgium: One Two Three, 2001.
 
Singerman, Howard, and John Miller. Mike Kelley: Three Projects: Half a Man, From My Institution to Yours, Pay For Your Pleasure. Exh. cat. Chicago: The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, 1988.
 
Stals, Jose Lebrero, ed. Mike Kelley 1985-1996. Exh. cat. Barcelona: Museu d'Art Contemporani, 1997. Essays by Timothy Martin, Jose Lebrero Stals, Elizabeth Sussman, Mike Kelley, Anthony Vidler.
 
Sussman, Elizabeth. Mike Kelley: Catholic Tastes. Exh. cat. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, and Harry M. Abrams Inc., 1993. Essays by Richard Armstrong, Dennis Copper and Casey McKinney, Deidrich Diedrchsen, Jutta Keother, Martin Prinzhorn, Howard N. Fox, Colin Gardner, Kim Gordon, John G. Hanhardt, David Marsh, Timothy Martin, John Miller, Ralph Rugoff, Paul Schimmel, Howard Singerman.
1994.
 

 
GROUP EXHIBITION CATALOGUES AND REFERENCE BOOKS
 
 
Abject Art: Repulsion and Desire in American Art. Exh. cat. Ed. Jane Philbrick. New York: The Whitney Independent Study Program, 1995.
 
Action/Performance and the Photograph. Exh. cat. Ed. Robert C. Morgan. Los Angeles: Turner/Krull Galleries, 1993.
 
The Age of Modernism: Art in the 20th Century. Exh. cat. Berlin: Martin-Grobius-Bau, 1997.
 
Allegories of Modernism: Contemporary Drawing
. Exh. cat. Ed. Bernice Rose. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1992.
 
American Art from the Goetz Collection, Munich. Exh. cat. Eds. Noemi Smolik and Rainald Schumacher. Prague: Galerie Rudolfinum, 2001.
 
American Film & Video: WHITNEY BIENNIAL, Electronic Undercurrents. Exh. cat. Eds. Vibeke Petersen and Marianne Torp Ockenholt. Copenhagen: Statens Museum for Kunst, 1996.
 
American Stories: Amidst Displacement and Transformation
. Exh. cat. Tokyo: Setagaya Museum of Art, 1997.
 
American Playhouse: The Theatre of Self-Presentation. Exh. cat. Toronto: The Power Plant, 1998.
 
American Visionaries: Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art. Maxwell Anderson. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2002, 162. 
 
Animals. Exh. cat. Ed. Christiane Schneider.  London: Haunch of Venison Gallery, 2004.
 
Après:7E Biennale D’Art Contemporain De Lyon. Exh. cat. Eds. Xavier Douroux, Franck Gautherot, Eric Troncy; with Robert Nickas, Anne Pontégnie.  Les Presses du réel/Fage éditions, 2003.

Arrested Childhood
. Exh. cat. Ed. Bonnie Clearwater. North Miami, Florida: Center for Contemporary Art, 1994.
 
Ars Pro Domo: Zeitgenossische Kunst aus Kolner Privathesitz. Exh. cat. Ed. Wilfried Dickhoff. Cologne, Germany: Museum Ludwig, 1992.
 
Art After Appropriation: Essays on Art in the 1990s. John Welchman. Amsterdam: G+B Arts International, 2001.
 
Art at the End of the 20th Century. Exh. cat. Eds. David A. Ross and Eugenie Tsai. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1997.
 
Art Now. Cat. Eds. Uta Grosenick. and Burkhard Riemschneider. Cologne: Taschen, 2001.
 
Art of the 20th Century: Volume II (Anthology).  Ed. Ingo F. Walther. Cologne, Lisboa, London, New York, Paris, Tokyo: Taschen, 1998.
 
L'art au corps. Marseilles: Musees de Marseille, 1996.
 
Artificial Intelligence in the Arts, nr. 1 "Brainwork." Ed. Richard Kriesche. Graz, Austria: Steirischer Herbst, 1985.
 
Art-A Sex Book. Bruce Hainley and John Waters. London:Thames & Hudson, 2003.
 
Art in the Center: Two Discussions on Documenta X. Ed. Peter Noever. Vienna: MAK-Austrian Center for the Applied Arts, 1997.
 
Art at Home: Ideal Standard Life. Exh. cat. Ed. Takayo Lida. Tokyo: Spiral Garden, 1997.
 
Art at Ringier: 1995-1998. Ringier AG, Zurich: 1999.
 
Art Since 1940: Strategies of Being. Johnathan Fineberg, 2nd ed., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 2000,482-483.
 
Artists Take on Detroit: Projects for the Tricentennial.  Web-based exh. cat. Detroit: Detroit Institute of the Arts, 2001.
 
Art Today. Brandon Taylor.  London: Laurence King Publishing Ltd, 2005.
 
Au-dela du Spectacle. Exh. Pamphlet. Paris: Centre Pompidou, 2000.
 
Avant: 7th Biennale d’Art Contemporain de Lyon. Exh. cat. Lyon: Fage editions, 2003.
 
Avant-Garde in the Eighties. Exh. cat. Ed. Howard N. Fox. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1987.
 
Awards in The Visual Arts 7. Exh. cat. Winston-Salem, North Carolina: South Eastern Center for Contemporary Art, 1988.           
 
Bad Girls and Sick Boys. Ed. Linda Kauffman. California: University of California Press, 1998.            
 
The BiNational: American Art of the Late 80s/German Art in the Late Eighties. Exh. cat. Eds. Trevor Fairbrother, David Joselit, and Elisabeth Sussman. Boston: The Institute of Contemporary Art and Museum of Fine Arts, 1988.
 
Bits and Pieces Put Together to Present a Semblance of a Whole:Walker Art Center Collections.  Eds. Joan Rothfuss and Elizabeth Carpenter. Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 2005.
.
Catalogue Raisonné: Collection of Contemporary Art Fundación “la Caixa” Volume I.  Barcelona: Fundación “la Caixa”, 2002.
 
Catalogue Raisonné: Collection of Contemoprary Art Fundación “la Caixa” Volume II.  Barcelona: Fundación “la Caixa”, 2002.
 
Cal Arts: Skeptical Belief(s). Exh. cat. Eds. Catherine Lord et al. Chicago: The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago; Newport Beach, California: Newport Harbor Art Museum, 1987.
 
California Artists: William T. Wiley, Mike Kelley, Brad Dunning. Exh. booklet. Ridgefield, Connecticut: Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, 1991.               
The Carnegie International 1991. Vol. 1. Exh. cat. Eds. Lynne Cooke and Mark Francis. Pittsburgh: The Carnegie Museum of Art, 1992.
 
Chambris d'Amis. Exh. cat. Ghent, Belgium: Museum of Contemporary Art, 1997.
 
Collateral: When Art Looks Like Cinema.  Exh. cat.  Milan: Hangar Bicocca, 2007.
 
Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art
. New York: Columbia University, 1999.
 
Contemporary Diptychs: Divided Visions. Exh. brochure. Ed. Roni Feinstein. Stamford, Connecticut: Whitney Museum of American Art at Fairfield County, 1987.
 
Contemporary Drawings: In Search of an Image. Exh. cat. Santa Barbara: University Art Museum, University of California, 1981. Essay by Vivian Ebersman and Justin Ebersman.
 
A Creative Legacy: A History of The National Endowment for The Arts Visual Artists’ Fellowship Program 1966-1995. Essays by Nancy Princethal and Jennifer Dowley. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers in association with National Endowment for the Arts, 2002.
 
Currents—7: Words in Action
. Exh. cat. Wisconsin: Milwaukee Art Museum, 1985.
 
[Cut]-Los Angeles—90's Art Scene. Exh. cat. Copenhagen: Kunstforeningen, 1994.
 
Daiwa Radiator Factory: Viewing Room Vol. 01, June 2006.  Daiwa Radiator Factory, Hiroshima, Japan, 2006
 
Das Americas. Exh. cat. Ed. Carlos Basualdo. Sao Paulo, Brazil: Isabella Prata Consultoria de Arte and Galerie Luisa Strina, 1994.
 
Desorders: Nan Goldin, Mike Kelley, Kiki Smith, Jana Sterbak, Tunga. Exh. cat. Eds. Catherine David and Veronique Dabin. Paris: Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume, 1992.
 
The Devil on the Stairs: Looking Back on the Eighties. Exh. cat. Newport Beach, California: Newport Harbor Art Museum, 1991.
 
Dirty Data: Sammlung Schurmann. Exh. cat. Aachen, Germany: Ludwig Forum fur Internationale Kunst, 1992.
 
Dirty Data: Sammlung Schurmann
. Exh. cat. Hamburg, Germany: Deichtorhallen, 1994.
 
The Disembodied Spirit. Exh. cat. Bowdoin College Museum, Brunsick, Maine: Bowdoin College, 2003.
 
Display: International Exhibition of Painting. Exh. cat. Ed. Mikael Anderson. Copenhagen: The Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, 1997.
 
Disparities & Deformations: Our Grotesque
.  Exh. Cat. With essay and text by Robert Storr.  Santa Fe, New Mexico: SITE Santa Fe Fifth International Biennial, 2004.
 
Distemper: Dissonant Themes in the Art of the 1990s. Exh. cat. Washington, D.C.: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, 1996.
 
Documenta IX. 3 volumes. Exh. cat. Eds. Roland Nachtigaller and Nicola von Velsen. Stuttgart, Germany: Edition Cantz; New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1992.
 
Documenta X. Exh. cat. Stuttgart, Germany: Edition Cantz, 1997.
 
Documenta X – the book. Exh. cat. Ed. Bernhard Balkenhol/Heiner Georgsdorf. Kassel: Universitat Gesamthochschule, 1998.
 
Do it. Exh. booklet. Klagenfurt, Austria: Hermann Gmeinerstrasse, 1996.
 
Do it. Exh. booklet.  Australia: Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, The University of Western Australia, 2001.
 
Do it : Volume I. Exh cat. Ed. Hans Ulrich Obrist. New York: E-flux ; Frankfurt: Revolver Archiv für aktuelle kunst, 2004
 
Dolls in Contemporary Art: A Metaphor of Personal Identity. Exh. cat. Ed. Curtis L. Carter. Milwaukee: Marquette University, 1993.
 
Domain. Exh. cat. Ed. Denys Zacharopoulos. Bignan: Le Domain de Kerguehennec, Centre d'art, 1993.
 
Don't Look Now. Exh. cat. Ed. Joshua Decter. New York: Thread Waxing Space, 1994.
 
Doubletake: Collective Memory and Current Art. Exh. cat. Eds. Lynne Cooke, Bice Curiger, and Greg Hilty. London: Hayward Gallery, 1992.
 
Drawing: Reaffirming the Media. Exh. cat. Kansas City: Gallery of Art, University of Missouri, 1994.
 
Drawings Acquisitions 1980-91. Exh. cat. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1991.
 
Educational Complex. Exh. cat. Eds. Sabine Breitwieser and Lindsay Anderson. Vienna: Generali Foundation, 1997.
 
The 80s:  A Topology. Exh cat.  Ed. Ulrich Loock.  Porto: Museu de Arte Contempranea de Serralves, 2006.
 
Emotion: Junge britische and amerikanische Kunst aus der Sammlung Goetz. Exh. cat. Hamburg: Deichtorhallen Hamburg, 1998.
 
Engel:Engel. Exh. cat. Vienna: Kunsthalle Wien, 1997.
 
Everything’s Coming Up Sock Monkeys!  (The Art and Business of the American Sock Monkey)
. B.K. Connelly.  New York:  In My Own Dream Publishing, 2006.
 
Everything That's Interesting Is New
. Exh. cat. Ed. Jeffrey Deitch. Athens, Greece: DESTE Foundation for the Arts, 1996.
 
Exhibition: Tenth Anniversary
. Exh. cat. Valencia: California Institute of the Arts, 1981.                          
 
Expanded Art, II. Exh. cat. Ed. Dr. Cathrin Pichler. Vienna: Wiener Fest Wochen, 1992.
 
Explorations 1983-84. Exh. booklet. Valencia: California Institute of the Arts, 1984.
 
Eye Infection. Exh. cat. Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, 2001.
 
FACE/OFF: Im Körper des Feindes… Exh. Cat.  Ed. Robert EIkmeyer(HG.) Revolver Archiv Für Aktuelle Kunst Frankfurt am Main, Kunstlauf & Revolver, 2004 contains interview with Mike Kelley
 
Falsa Innocencia Falsa Inocencia False Innocence
. Exh. cat.  Ed. Victoria Izquierdo Brichs.  Barcelona: Fundació Joan Miró, 2003
 
Family Values: American Art in the Eighties and Nineties
. Exh. cat. Hamburg, Germany: Galerie der Gegenwart, Kunsthalle, in association with
Cantz Verlag, 1996.
 
Fast Forward Media Art Sammlung Goetz. Exh. cat. Ed. Engvild Goetz and Stephen Urbaschek. Munich: Kunstverlag Ingvikd Goetz G.m.b.H., 2003.
 
Feminimasculin: Le sexe de l'art. Exh. cat. Paris: Centre national d'art et de culture, Centre Georges Pompidou, 1996.
 
The Fifth Biennale of Sydney—Private Symbol: Social Metaphor
. Exh. cat. Eds. Stuart Morgan et al. Sydney, Australia: The Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1984.
 
50 especes d’espaces: oeuvres du Centre Georges Pompidou, Musee national d’art moderne. Exh. cat. Marseille: Musees de Marseille.
 
Filling in the Gap. Exh. brochure. Ed. Saul Ostrow. Chicago: Feigen, 1989.
 
The First Newport Biennial: Los Angeles Today
. Exh. cat. Newport Beach, California: Newport Harbor Art Museum, 1984. Essays by Timothy Martin and Benjamin Weissman.
 
The First Show: Painting and Sculpture from Eight Collections 1940-1980. Exh. cat. Los Angeles: The Museum of Contemporary Art, 1983.
 
The First Valencià Biennial/Communication Between the Arts: The Passions. Exh. cat. Valencia: IVAM-Institut Valencià d’Art Modern, 2001.
 
A Forest of Signs: Art in the Crisis of Representation. Exh. cat. Eds. Ann Goldstein, Mary Jane Jacob, and Howard Singerman. Los Angeles: The Museum of Contemporary Art, 1989.
 
Formless, A User's Guide. Eds. Yve-Alain Bois and Rosalind E. Krauss. New York: Zone Books, 1997.
 
Fort! Da! Cooperations. Exh. cat. Ed. Renata Damsch-Wiehager. Stuttgart, Germany: Villa Merkel Galerie der Stadt Esslingen, 1997.
 
Fourteenth World Wide Video Festival 1996. Exh. cat. The Hague: Stichting World Wide Video Centre, 1996.
           
The 43rd Biennale of Venice, Aperto '88. Exh. cat. Venice: Italy, 1988.
 
Friedrich Christian Flick Collection im Hamburger Bahnhof.  Exh. Cat.  Berlin, Germany: Hamburger Bahnhof –Museum für Gegenwart, Verlag SMB –Dumont 2004.
 
Goetz Meets Falckenberg.  Exh. cat.  Hamburg-Harburg: Kulturstiftung Phoenix Art, 2005.
 
Gothic. Exh. cat. Boston: Institute of Contemporary Art, 1997.
 
Graz 1988. Exh. cat. Graz, Austria: Kunstverein, 1988. Essays by Edward Limonov, Viktor Misiano, Anda Rottenberg et al.
 
The Greatest Album Covers of All Time. Barry Miles, Grant Scott and Johnny Morgan.  London: Collins and Brown, 2005.
 
Groei: In de Collectie Peter Stuyvesant. Exh. cat. Amsterdam: Rothmans International European Headquarters, 1997.
 
Guggenheim Museum Collection A to Z. Ed. Nancy Spector. New York: Guggenheim Museum Publications, 2001.
 
Guys Who Sew . Exh. booklet. Santa Barbara: University Art Museum, University of California, 1994.
 
Headhunters. Exh. brochure. Los Angeles: Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, 1986. Essay by Timothy Martin.
 
Heart in Mouth. Exh. booklet. Eds. Sue Spaid and Nick Taggart. Los Angeles: Fahey/Klein Gallery, 1990.
 
Helter Skelter: L.A. Art in the 1990s. Exh. cat. Ed. Catherine Gudis. Los Angeles: The Museum of Contemporary Art, 1992.
 
Home Sweet Home. Exh. cat. Ed. Zdenek Felix. Hamburg, Germany: Diechtorhallen, 1997.
 
Hors limites: L'art et la vie. Exh. cat. Centre national d'art et de culture, Centre Georges Pompidou, 1994.
 
Individual Realities. Exh. cat. Tokyo: Sezon Museum of Art, 1991.
 
Individuals: A Selected History of Contemporary Art, 1945-1986. Exh. cat. Ed. Julia Brown Turrell. Los Angeles: The Museum of Contemporary Art, 1986.
 
Les Enfants Terrible: Il linguaggio dell'infanzia nell'Arte 1909-2004  Museo Cantonale di Lugano, Italy, 2004. Exh. cat.
 
L'informe: Le modernisme a rebours. Exh. cat. Paris: Centre national d'art et de culture, Centre Georges Pompidou, 1996.
 
In Search of Self. Exh. cat. Durham, North Carolina: University Museum of Art, 1993.
 
"Is It Art?: Transgressions in Contemporary Art." Exh. cat. Virginia: Virginia Beach Center for the Arts, 1995.
 
It's Only Rock and Roll: Rock and Roll Currents in Contemporary Art. Exh. cat. Ed. David Rubin. Cincinnati, Ohio: Contemporary Arts Center, 1996.
 
Jackson Pollock: und die Maleri nach der Organisation der Maleri. Udo Kittelmann,  Germany: Sammlung Frieder Burda and StaatlicheKunsthalle Baden-Baden.
 
Jahresgaben 04/05  Kunstverein Braunschweig.  Exh and Sale Cat. , Braunschweig, Germany: Kunstverein Braunschweig, 2004.
 
El  jardin salvaje. Exh. cat. Ed. Dan Cameron. Madrid, Spain: Fundacion Caja de Pensiones, 1991.
 
Just Love Me: Post /Feminist Positions of the 1990s from the Goetz Collection.  Exh. Cat. Ed. Rainald Schumacher, Matthias Winzen. Köln: Verlag Der Buchhandlung Walter König, 2003.
 
Just Pathetic. Exh. cat. Ed. Ralph Rugoff. Los Angeles: Rosamund Felsen Gallery, 1990.
 
Just What Is It That Makes Today's Homes So Different, So Appealing? Exh. cat. Ed. Dan Cameron. Glen Falls, New York: The Hyde Collection, 1991.
 
Knowledge: Aspects of Conceptual Art. Exh. cat. Eds. Francis Colpitt and Phyllis Plous. Santa Barbara: University Art Museum, University of California, 1992.
 
Künstler: Kritisches Lexikon de Gegenwartskunst. Eds. Lothar Romain and Dr. Ivo Ktanzfelder.  Munchen: Verlage Weltkunst and Bruckman, 2000.  Essay by Yves Cohn-Thibault.
 
KunstlerInnen: 50 Gesprache. Exh. cat. Vienna: Kunsthaus Bregenz, 1997.
 
Kustom Kulture. Exh. cat. Laguna Beach, California: Laguna Art Museum, 1993.
 
L.A. Artland: Contemporary Art from Los Angeles. Eds. Chris Kraus, Jan Tumlir, Jane McFadden.  London: Black Dog Publishing, 2005.
 
L.A. Hot and Cool: The Eighties. Exh. cat. Eds. Dana Friis-Hansen et al. Cambridge: List Center for the Visual Arts, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1987.
 
Laid  Bare.  Exh. Cat. in Hot Rod, no. 17 (Oslo, Norway: 2002).
 
Laying Low: Postminimalist/Scatter Art. Exh. cat. Oslo, Norway: Kunstnernes Hus, 1997.
 
LAX. Exh. cat. Vienna: Galerie Krinzinger, 1992.
 
Le desenchantment du monde. Exh. cat. Ed. Christian Bernard. Nice, France: Centre national d'art contemporain, Villa Arson, 1990.
 
Lieux communs, figures singulieres. Exh. cat. Paris: Musee d'art moderne de la ville de Paris, 1991.
 
Life, Death, Love, Hate, Pleasure, Pain: Selected Works from the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Collection. Ed. Elizabeth A.T. Smith, Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, 2002.
 
Likeness: Portraits of Artists by Other Artists. Exh. cat. Ed. Matthew Higgs, Kevin Killian and David Robbins.   New York: Independent Curators International,  2004.
 
L'Immagine Riflessa. Exh. cat. Switzerland: Centro per l'Arte Contemporanae Luigi Pecci,1995.
 
Lost and Found in California: Four Decades of Assemblage Art. The Second Generation: The Narrative 1957-1987. Exh. cat. Santa Monica, California: James Corcoran Gallery and The Pence Gallery, 1988.
 
Lotte or the Transformation of the Object. Exh. cat. Ed. Clementine Deliss. Graz, Austria: Kunstverein, 1990.
 
Love Hotel. Exh. brochure. Australia: National Gallery Of Australia, 1997.
 
MACBA Collection 1: Itinerary. Cat. Barcelona: Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, 2002.
 
Made in California: Art, Image, and Identity 1900-2000. Exh. cat. Eds. Stephanie Barron, Sheri Bernstein, Ilene Susan Fort, Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 2000.
 
Magasin 1986-2006.   Ed. Yves Aupetitallot.  Grenoble: Le Magasin-Centre National d’Art Contemporain,  Zurich:JRP/Ringier, 2005.
 
Magritte and Contemporary Art:  The Treachery of Images.  Exh. Cat.  Los Angeles:  Los Angeles Contemporary Museum of Art,  2006/07. 
 
Make Your Own Life: Artists In and Out of Cologne. Exh. cat. Ed. Bennett Simpson,  , Phiadelphia: Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, 2006.
 
Making It Real. Exh. cat. Ridgefield, Connecticut: The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, 1997.
 
Many Colored Objects Placed Side by Side to Form a Row of Many Colored Objects. Exh. cat. Casino Luxembourg, 2000.
 
Micropolitics: Art and Everyday Life (2001-1968). Exh. cat. Eds. Juan Vicente,Aliaga, María De Corral, José Miguel G. Cortés. Espai d’Art Contemporani de Castello, Valenciana, 2002.
 
Metropolis: International Art Exhibition Berlin 1991. Exh. cat. Eds. Christos M. Joachamides and Norman Rosenthal. Berlin: Martin-Gropius-Bau, 1991.
 
Mixed-Up Childhood. Exh Cat.  Eds. Janita Craw and Robert Leonard.   Auckland: Auckland Art Gallery Toi o TÇmaki,  2005. 
 
Modern Contemporary: Art at MOMA Since 1980. Exh. cat in conjunction with the exhibition “Open Ends”, Museum of Modern Art, New York , 2000/01.  Ed. Kirk Varnedoe, Paola Antonelli, Joshua Siegel.  NY: Museum of Modern Art, 2000.
 
Monument To Now:  The Dakis Joannou Collection. Exh. Cat. Ed. Jeffrey Deitch. DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece, 2004. Curators Dan Cameron, Jeffrey Deitch, Allison M. Gingeras, Massimiliano Gioni, Nancy Spector.
 
 
Murder. Exh. cat. Ed. John Yau. Santa Monica, California: Bergamot Station Arts Center, in association with Smart Art Press, 1995.
 
My Name: Sammlung Falkenberg. Exh. cat. Cologne, Germany: Oktagon, 1999.
 
Natural Settings. Exh. booklet. Ed. Ned Rifkin. Washington D.C.: The Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1986. 
 
Neue Welt. Exh. cat. Frankfurt, Germany: Frankfurter Kunstverein. 2001.
 
New Art. Ed. et al. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1990.
                       
New Material As New Media: The Fabric Workshop and Museum. Ed. Marion Boulton Stroud. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 2002.
 
Networking: Art by Post and Fax. Exh. cat. Ed. Andrew Patrizio. London: Hayward Gallery, 1997.
 
1985 Biennial Exhibition. Exh. cat. Eds. Richard Armstrong et al. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1985.
 
1987 Phoenix Biennial. Exh. booklet. Ed. Bruce D. Kurtz. Arizona: Phoenix Art Museum, 1987.          
 
1989 Biennial Exhibition. Exh. cat. Eds. Richard Armstrong et al. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1989.
 
1991 Biennial Exhibition. Exh. cat. Eds. Richard Armstrong et al. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1991.
 
1993 Biennial Exhibition. Exh. cat. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1993.
 
1995 Biennial Exhibition. Exh. cat. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1995.
 
No. 1: First Works by 362 Artists. Eds. Francesca Richer and Matthew Rozenweig. New York: D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, Inc., 2005.
 
Not Afraid: Rubell Family Collection  Phaidon Press Inc: New York,  2004 pp. 136, 137,139
 
The Not-So-Still-Life. Exh. cat. Susan Landauer, William H. Gerdts, Patricia Trenton. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2003.
 
The Object Sculpture. Exh. Cat. Leeds: Henry Moore Institute, 2002.
 
Oh Boy, It's a Girl: Feminismen in der Kunst. Exh. cat. Munich, Germany: Kunstverein, 1994.
 
Oh! Cet Echo! Exh. cat. Paris: Centre Culturel Suisse, 1993.
 
On Beauty. Exh. cat. Moscow: Regina Gallery, 1995.
 
100 Artists see God. Exh. cat. John Baldessari and Meg Cranston with an essay by Thomas McEvilley Editor David Frankel.  New York: Independent Curators International, 2004.
 
100 Artists See Satan, Ed. Sue Henger, Last Gasp: San Francisco & California  State University, Grand Central Art Center, Fullerton, Ca, 2004.
 
Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object, 1949-1979. Exh. cat. Los Angeles: The Museum of Contemporary Art, 1997.
 
Out of Actions: Actionism, Body Art and Performance 1949-1979. Exh. cat. MAK, Vienna: Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern and MOCA Los Angeles, 1998.
 
Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object, 1949-1979. Exh. cat. Japanese edition: The Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, 1999.
 
Painting at the Edge of the World. Exh. cat. Minneapolis: Walker Art Center. 
 
Parkett: Collaborations & Editions since 1984. Exh. cat. Zurich: Parkett Publishers, 2001.
 
Planet B: The Aesthetics of B-Movies in Contemporary Visual Arts.  Exh. cat. Eds. by Wolfgang Fetz , Boris kremer, Judith Reichart. Bregenz: Palais Thurn & Taxis,  Magazin4 Bregenzer Kunstverein, 2004.
 
Play’s the Thing: Critical and Transgressive Practices in Contemporary Art.  Exh. Booklet. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program Exhibition, 2001.
 
Playtime: Artists and Toys. Exh. cat. Stamford, Connecticut: Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, 1995.
 
Poetic Resemblance. Exh. cat. Ed. Barbara Broughel. Buffalo, New York: Hallwalls, 1986.
 
Post Human. Exh. cat. Ed. Jeffrey Deitch. Lausanne, Switzerland: Musee d'art contemporain, 1992.
 
Portikus Frankfurt am Main 1987-1997. Ed. Brigitte Kolle. Frankfurt: Portikus, 1997.
 
Presenting Rearwards. Exh. cat. Ed. Ralph Rugoff. Los Angeles: Rosamund Felsen Gallery, 1991.
 
Presumed Innocence. Exh. cat. Ed. Jean Crutchfield. Virginia: Anderson Gallery School of Fine Arts, 1997.
 
Private View: 1980-2000: Collection Pierre Huber. Exh. Cat.  Ed. Yyves Aupetitallot.Lausanne: Musée cantonal des Beaus-Arts de Lausanne, 2005.
 
Prospect 89: Eine Internationale Ausstellung aktueller Kunst. Exh. cat. Frankfurt: Kunstverein, 1989.
 
Punk Picasso, Larry Clark, Frieze interview with Larry Clark reproduced, 2004
 
Radical Scavenger(s): The Conceptual Vernacular in Recent American Art. Exh. cat. Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art, 1994.
 
The Return of The Cadavre Exquis. Exh. cat. Ed. Jane Philbrick. New York: The Drawing Center, 1993.
 
Re: Framing Cartoons. Exh. booklet. Ohio: Wexner Center for the Arts, 1992.
 
Re: Framing Cartoons. Exh. cat. New York: Loughelton Gallery, 1990.
 
Retorn al País del les Meravelles: L’ art contemporani i la infància.  Exh. cat.  Barcelona: Fundació “la Caixa,” 2001.
 
Robert Gober, On Kawara, Mike Kelley, Martin Kippenberger, Jeff Koons, Albert Oehlen, Julian Schnabel, Cindy Sherman,Thomas Struth, Philip    
Taaffe, Christopher Wool. Exh. cat. Eds. Jean-Christoph Amman and Jerry Saltz. Cologne: Galerie Max Hetzler, 1992.
 
Rooseum 1988-1998. Eds. Jaana Jarretorp, Ulrike Leven. Malmo, Sweden: Rooseum - Center for Contemporary Art, 1998.
           
Scene of the Crime. Exh. cat. Eds. Anthony Vidler and Peter Wallen. Los Angeles: UCLA at The Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, 1997.
 
Signal Approach. Exh. booklet. Toronto: The Funnel, 1984.
 
Signos y Milagros. Exh. cat. Ed. Bice Curiger. Spain: Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanae, 1995.
 
Silent and Violent: Selected Artists' Editions. Exh. cat. Ed. Peter Noever. Zurich, Frankfurt, New York: Parkett Publishers; Vienna: MAK-Austrian Museum Applied Arts, 1995. Published on the occasion of the exhibition at the MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles.
 
Someone Else with My Fingerprints. Exh. cat. Ed. Wilhelm Schurman. Cologne: Salon Verlag, 1997.
 
Sonic Process: Une Nouvelle géographie des sons. Ex. cat.  Paris: Centre Pompidou Editions, 2002.
 
Sonic Process: A New Geography of Sounds. Ex. cat. Barcelona: Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, 2002.
 
Sonsbeek 93. Exh. cat. Eds. Jan Brand, Catelejne de Muynck, and Valerie Smith. Arnhem, The Netherlands: International Art Exhibition Sonsbeek, 1993.
 
Sound. Exh. cat. Los Angeles: Los Angeles Institute for Contemporary Art; Long Island City, New York: P.S.1, Institute for Art and Urban Resources, 1979.
 
Spectrum: Natural Settings. Exh. booklet. Washington, D.C.: The Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1986.
 
Spirit of Our Time. Exh. cat. Santa Barbara, California: Contemporary Arts Forum, 1990.
 
Stained Sheets/ Holy Shroud. Exh. cat. Santa Monica, California: Krygier/ Landau Contemporary Art, 1990.
 
Sunshine & Noir. Exh. cat. Humlebaek, Denmark: Lousiana Museum of Modern Art, 1997.
 
Taschen Collection.  Exh. cat. Madrid, Spain:  Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, , 2004.
 
Thinking Print: Books To Billboards, 1980-95. Exh. cat. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1996.
 
Toyama Now  '87. Exh. cat. Toyoma, Japan: Museum of Modern Art, 1987.
   
Transformers: The Art of Multiphrenia. Exh. cat. Ed. Ralph Rugoff. New York: Independent Curators Incorporated, and Annandale-on-Hudson, New York: Center for Cultural Studies, Bard College, 1995.
 
Translation.   Exh. Cat. Paris:  Palais de Tokyo  in conjucnction with The Deste Foundation Center for Contemporary Art, Athens, 2006.
 
Uniform Order and Disorder. Exh. cat. Eds. Francesco Bonami, Maria Luisa Frisa, Stephano Tonchi.  Milan: Edizioni Charta, 2000. 
 
Uber Leben. Exh. cat. Ed. Annie Pohlen. Bonn, Germany: Kunstverein, 1994.
 
The Use of Pleasure. Exh. cat. San Francisco: Terrain.
 
Veronica’s Revenge: Contemporary Perspectives on Photography. Ed. Elizabeth Janus, LAC  Switzerland, 1998. 
 
Video Acts: Single Channel Works from the Collection of Pamela and Richard Kramlich and New Art Trust. Exh. cat. Eds. Klaus Biesenbach, Anthony Huberman, Amy Smith. Long Island City, New York: P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, 2002.
 
The Lannan Collection.  Art Institute of Chicago, Museum Studies, Volume 25, No.1. 2000.
 
Warped Space, Anthony Vidler. Cambridge, Massachusetts, The MIT Press, 2000.
 
What is Contemporary Art? Exh. cat. Malmo, Sweden: Rooseum.
 
White: Whitenes and Race in Contemporary Art -Issues in Cultural Theory 7,  Exh. cat. Ed.  Maurice Berger, Center for Art and Visual Culture, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Maryland,  2004.
 
Whitney Biennial 2002. Exh. cat. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2002.
 
Word as Image: American Art 1960-1990. Exh. cat. Wisconsin: Milwaukee Art Museum, 1990.
 
A World History of Art. Eds. Hugh Honour & John Fleming, 6th ed., London, Great Britain: Laurence King Publishing, 2002, 902-3.
 
WOW:  The Work of the Work. Exh cat.  Essay by Elizabeth A. Brown.  Seattle, Washington: Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington,  2004.
 
Zeichen & Wunder. Exh. cat. Ed. Bice Curiger. Zurich: Kunsthaus, 1995.
 

REVIEWS AND ARTICLES
 
2007
 
Young, Paul, “A Video Portrait’s Odd Inspiration,” Los Angeles Times, Jan 20, 2007.
 
Willis, Holly, “Variety Show: Mike Kelley’s Day Is Done,”  L.A. Weekly, January 19-25, 2007: pp. 58-59.
 
 
2006
 
Vogel, Carol, “Art Auctions Conclude with A Whimper,” New York Times, Nov 17, 2006.
 
Ward, Ossian with Charlesworth, J.J., “The Power 100: 2006,”  Art Review,  Isue 05, Nov 2006:  pp.55-137
 
Muchnic, Suzanne, “A Peek at Eli Broad’s L.A. Cache,” Los Angeles Times, Dec 3, 2006
 
Vidler, Anthony. “”Deep Space/Repressed Memory: Mike Kelley’s Educational Complex, ”  Block #02, Control, Summer 2006: pp44-55
 
Roussel, Noëllie, “Elsewhere is Everywhere,” Art Press,  Issue 322, April, 2006: pp. 34-44
 
Winston, Helena, “Mike Kelley,” Review. Art US, Issue 12, March-April, 2006: p. 52.
 
Higgs, Matthew and Eleey, Peter, “Looking Back at 2005,” Reviews,  Frieze , Issue 96, Jan-Feb 2006:  p.119.
 
Stern, Steven, “Tomorrow Never Comes,” Frieze. Issue 97, March, 2006:  pp. 112-119.
 
Waters, John,  “Mike Kelley: You Have Made an Epic!”  (Interview)  Flash Art  No. 245, Nov-Dec, 2005:  pp. 54-58.
 
Welchman, John C., “Qualities, Being Hidden: John C. Welchman Interviews Mike Kelley,”  Bidoun(Arts and Culture from the Middle East), Fall 2006: pp.116-120.
 
Welchman, John C.,  “Day Is Done: The False, The Real and the Memory in Mike Kelley’s Thirty-Two Stations,”  Flash Art  No. 245, Nov-Dec, 2005: pp.59-61.
 
 
2005
 
Welchman, John, “Day Is Done: The False, the Real, and the Memory in Mike Kelley’s Thirty-Two Stations,” Flash Art, No. 245, Nov-Dec 2005: pp.59-61
 
Kimmelman, Michael, “Adults Playing Children’s Scary Games,” New York Times, Weekend Arts, Nov 25, 2005 pp. B35, B40.
 
Welchman, John and Kelley, Mike, “A 1000 Words: Mike Keley Talks About Day Is Done,” Artforum, Oct 2005: pp. 233-235.
 
Lewis, Jim, “Mike Kelley:  The Last Great 20th Century Artist,” Slate.com, Nov 30, 2005.
 
Chiodi, Stefano,  “Arte, la malinconia del campionare,” Alias, August 6,  2005.
 
Fox, Dan, “All Tomorrow’s Parties,” Review, Frieze, Mar 2005: p. 79.
 
Trembley, Nicolas, “Blagues à l’âme,” , Interview,  Numéro, Dec 2004/Jan 2005, pp 46-49
 
Roussel, Noëllie, “as Unheimliche: Le Retour du refoulé chez les mangeurs de mozartkrügein, ou les aventures de Mike Kelley au pays du docteur Sigmund,” We Are Best Friends And We Are In Love And it’s great: Pacemaker 6, 2005
 
 
2004
 
Breerette, Geneviève, “Mike Kelley: l’irréductible,”  Le Monde, Dec 3, 2004.
 
Gottlieb, Shirley "When You're Strange," Review of Street Credibility, U Press-Telegram, Jan. 30, 2004
 
Vogel, Carol, "An Appropriate Finale for a 9.2 Million Auction," The New York Times , Nov. 9, 2004
 
"Get on the Arbus," LA Downtown News.com., Jan19, 2004
 
"Street Credibility," Profile. Art Now Gallery Guide, Jan 2004
 
Meyers, Laura, "Artists Blur Reality in Los Angeles Photo Fair," Art Business , March, 2004
 
 Prime, Rebecca, "MOCA Goes for Street Cred"  Photo District News, NY,NY April 2004
 
de Brugerolles, Marie, “Foul Perfection: Essays and Criticism”, Art Press p.66 2004
 
Searle, Adrian, “Inside the Mind of an Insane Collector” The Guardian  Feb 24, 2004, pp 12-13
 
Key, Phillip, “An Uncanny Encounter With Art “ A.P. Arts, Feb 2004
 
Harvey, Doug , “Making Believe for Real: The Revelations of Diane Arbus, L.A. Weekly, Feb 27-Mar 4, 2004 pp 32-35
 
Herbert, Martin, "I Am the Wrath of God", review Time Out London , Sept 8-15, 2004 p49
 
Jones, Leslie, “Street Credibility-Artist Mike Kelley Curates a Photography Exhibition at Los Angeles MOCA" Art on Paper  May/June, 2004 pp. 70-73
 
Storr, Robert, “What’s Not to Like?: Robert Storr on Mike Kelley”, Artforum, October, 2004: pp. 263-265, 306.
 
Tumlir, Jan, “Jan Tumlir on Destroy All Monsters” Artforum , October, 2004: pp. 85-86, 276
 
Spiegler, Almuth, “Wahn des wieder Erkennens” Die Presse 17 Juli, 2004: p. 29
 
“Die lieben kleinen Monster”, Review of “The Uncanny”, AD (Architectural Digest German) p.? 
 
Farquharson, Alex.  “The Uncanny,” Review  Frieze, May, 2004 pp 90,91
 
“Make Yourself at Home. Memory Ware, Carpet, Woodgrain at Emi Fontana" State of the Art (magazine) , 2004
 
Mister Motley & Zijn Schaduw, Nummer Vier, 2004.
 
Modern Painters,  December 1, 2003.  Artist’s Writings /Foul Perfection: Essays and Criticism  pp. 141-42
 
Müller, Vanessa Joan, “Monster’s Ball: The Uncanny von Mike Kelley in der Tate Liverpool" Texte Zur Kunst: Escape to New York, June 2004 14 Jahrgang Heft 54pp 206-208
 
Newall, Michael. “Repetition Compulsion: Mike Kelley’s Uncanny Reanimated”, Broadsheet, 2004 pp. 38-40
 
Niegelhell, Franz  “ Das Zauberreich des Unheimlichen” Der Standard Juli 17/18, 2004: p. 25
 
Levine, Cary.  “A Diderot of the Low” Review of “Foul Perfection” and “Minor Histories” in Art in America, Jan, 2004: pp.39,41
 
2003
 
Ardenne, Paul. Interview w/ Anne Pontegnie, curator in  Art Press-Édition Spéciale ,Biennale D’Art Contemporain De Lyon 2003, “c’est arrive demain”, p.10
 
Welchman, John, C. “Provisorische Massnahmen: Mike Kelley als Autor,” Texte Zur Kunst, 13 Jahrgang, Heft 51 (September 2003): pp.126 -131.
 
Danto, Arthur, C.; Graw, Isabelle; De Duve, Thierry; Joselit, David; Bois, Yves-Alain; Reed, David; Sussman, Elizabeth.  “The Mourning After” Artforum 40th Anniversary Issue, The 1980’s: Part One, March 2003: p.208.
 
Falguirès, Patricia.  “Artists Curate: Bernard Frize, “ Artforum, XLI, no.6 (February 2003): pp118-123
 
Harvey, Doug.  “Don’t Look Back: Mike Kelley’s Proposal,” LA Weekly: 25 Years,  Vol 25, No. 3, 2003: p.68.
 
Leffingwell, Edward.  “Mike Kelley at Metro Pictures.”  Art in America, April, p. 134.
 
2002
 
Chapuis, Yvane. “Mike Kelley: The Body General,” artpress, no. 282 (September 2002): pp. 36-40.
 
Diederichsen, Diedrich. “A Fan’s Notes: Diedrich Diederichsen on Mike Kelley’s Writings,” Artforum, XLI, no. 5 (January 2003): pp. 33-34.
 
Dzuverovic-Russell, Lina. “Sonic Process: A New Geography of Sounds,” Artforum, XLI, no. 4 (December 2002): p.134.
 
Hainley, Bruce. “Mike Kelley,” Artforum, XL, no. 2 (October 2002): p. 150.
 
Harvey, Doug. “Digging the Dirt: Mike Kelley, relentlessly,” LA Weekly, 1-23 May 2002.
 
Israel, Nico. “Tribal Counsel,” Artforum, XL, No. 5 (January 2002): pp. 47-48.
 
Kelsey, John. “Mike Kelley: ‘Reversals, Recyclings, Completions, and Late Additions,” TimeOut, No. 374, (November 28 – December 5, 2002):
 
Knight, Christopher. “Dredging Up a Sense of Adolescent Place,” Los Angeles Times, May 17, 2002, Sec. F, p. 26.
 
LaBelle, Charles. “Mike Kelley,” Frieze, no. 69 (September 2002): pp. 102-3.
 
 “Obscured Visions: ‘Eye Infection’ Artforum talks with Mike Kelley, Introduction by Robert Storr,” Artforum, XL, No. 5 (March 2002):  pp. 114-119.
 
Summers, Francis. “Hungry for Death?,” Untitled, No. 28 (Summer 2002): pp.16-19.
 
2001
 
Colby, Joy Hakanson. “Rediscovered Treasures,” The Detroit News, Wednesday, October 17, 2001, Sec. D, pp. 1-2.
 
Leibowitz, Ed. “Highs and Lows: Between the Covers with Publisher Benedikt Taschen,” Buzz, September 2001, pp. 39-42.
 
Gellatly, Andrew, “Apocalypse.” Frieze, no. 4, March 2001, pp. 95-96.
 
Kothenschulte, Daniel, “Es wird noch alles gold, was glanzt,” Stadt Kebre, Köln Magazin, Juli 1, 2001, np.
 
Kothensculte, Daniel, “Für die Elster in uns: Mike Kelleys buntschillernde Memory Ware in Köln,” Frankfurter Rundschau, Juni 19, 2001, Nr. 139.
 
Roos, Renate, “Kelleys Memory,” Kölner Stadt Anzeiger, 30 Juni/1 Juli 2001, Nr. 149.
 
2000
 
Bellet, Harry.  “The Poetics Project, avec le temps.” Le Monde, 4 January 2000, 36.
 
Breerette, Geneviève, “Séduire ou déplaire.” Le Monde, 6 November 2000, 25.
 
Burn, Gordon,  “Art imitating death.” Life: The Observer Magazine, September 17, 2000, pp. 30-37. 
 
Casavecchia, Barbara and Kontova, Helena, “Mike Kelley: Non Aprite Quella Porta.” Flash Art, no. 223 (2000): 82-85.
 
Casadio, Mariuccia, “Mike Kelley.” L’uomo Vogue (Milan), no. 313, September 2000.
 
Fulcheri, Fabienne. “Des barbeles sur la prairie.” Mouvement,  February/March  2000, 46-49.
 
Pecoil, Vincent. “I Rip You, You Rip Me.” Documents Sur L’Art,  No.12, 2000, 108-115.
 
Perrella, Cristiana, “Mike Kelley, l’estetica del rifiuto.” il manifesto, July 22, 2000: 15.
 
Francesco Poli, “Mike Kelley.” Tema celeste, no. 82, October/December 2000, pp. 80, 88.
 
Ruhle, Alex. “Der geheime  Satz der Kaffeemaschine.”  Suddeutsche Zeitung Nr. 134, June 13, 2000, 18.
 
 
1999
 
Aupetitallot, Yves. “Mike Kelley: Le Magasin.” Artpress, Octobre 1999, 14-17.
 
Berger, Andreas. “Das sexualle Leben der Kuscheltiere.” Braunschweiger Zeitung, 3 September, 1999.
 
Breerette, Genvieve.  “Les trompe-l’oeil multimedias de Mike Kelley, Californien jubilatoire.” Le Monde, 25 October, 1999, 26.
 
Ed., “Mike Kelley.” The New Yorker, 26 April 1999, 22-23.
 
Ed., “Horror im Kinderzimmer.” Der Spiegel, 6 September, 1999, 250-51.
 
Glueck, Grace. “Mike Kelley: Metro Pictures.”, The New York Times, 16 April, B35.
 
Shulman, Dave. "What Makes the Worm Growl: Mike Kelley’s Health Plan." L.A. Weekly, 22-28 January 1999, 39.
 
Levin, Kim. “Mike Kelley.” The Village Voice, 27 April, 82.
 
Miles, Christopher. “Mike Kelley at Patrick Painter Inc.” Artforum, April, 1999, 127.
 
Marignac, Thierry. “Art, Craft, Sex, and Man.”, Omnibus, October, 1999, 2-3.
 
Pieters, Rudy. “ Sofakunst en overschotjes.” CafédesArts, 18 December, 1999.
 
Peter, Sascha. “Sex to Sexty.” Subway. October, 1999.
 
Shaheri, Tami. “Seattle Museum Seeks Creative Murderer.”http://www.apbonline.com, 6 May, 1999.
 
Winter, Peter. “Folterkammern fur Schmuddlekinder.” FAZ, 14 October, 1999.
 
 
1998
 
 
Crawford, Ashley. "Monster Men." World Art, (Winter 1998): 28-31.
 
Dziewior, Yilmaz. “Mike Kelley.”  Artforum, December 1998, 139.
 
Harvey, Doug. "Mike Kelley and Tony Oursler at Patrick Painter." L.A. Weekly, 9-15 January 1998, 39.
 
Ed. "Labyrinth voll spitzer Stein." Kolner Stadt-Anzeiger, 19 July 1998, 40.
 
MacInnis, Michael. "Probing the Poetics." Flatiron News (Spring 1998): 55.
 
McCormick, Carlo. "Mike Kelley." Juxtapoz (Fall 1998): 48-49.
 
Schwendener, Martha. "Mike Kelley." Time Out (New York), 25 June-2 July 1998, 58.
 
Shamash, Diane. "A History Lesson." Art in America (October 1998): 112-115.
 
Ed. "Tips und Termine." Kolner Anzeiger, 24 July 1998.
 
Ed. "Uberraschung im Kunst-Tunnel." Express Kulture, 11 June 1998.
 
 
1997
           
Goldman, Robert. "Artist's Diary." http:/www.artnet.com (April 1997).
 
Halle, Howard. "Four on the Floor." Time Out (New York), 17-24 April 1997, 41.
 
Hapgood, Susan. "'Shit' at Baron/Boisnate." Art in America (1997): 109-110.
 
Hidenaga, Ohtori. "The Twentieth Century Polyphonic Art Theatre." Weekly Yasahigraph (Japan), no. 2.21, 46-49.
 
Kandel, Susan. "Poetics' Project Relives Group's Heady Days." Los Angeles Times, 12 December 1997, F28.
 
Knight, Christopher. "Look Out World, Here They Come." Los Angeles Times, 3 March 1997, 63-64.
 
Kozloff, Max. "Sunshine and Noir: Art in LA, 1960-1997." Artforum (November 1997): 110-111.
 
Krauss, Rosalind, and Helen Molesworth. "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly." Documents 8 (1997): 47-52.
 
Lyttelton, Celia, and Waldemar Januszczak. The Art Now Book (1997): 84-86.
 
Pecoil, Vincent. "Mike Kelley, A Minor Art." Documents sur l'art (Autumn 1997): 125-135.
 
Rimanelli, David. "A/drift." Artforum (February 1997): 83.
 
Ed. "Special Feature: Mike Kelley and the L.A. Art Scene." BT (February 1997): 16-80.
 
 
1996  
 
Blom, Ina. "Mike Kelley." Material (Stockholm), no. 28 (1996): 11-12.
 
Chapman, Jake, and Dinos Chapman. "Jake & Dinos Fine Arts Inc." Dazed & Confused, no. 16 (1996): 78-88.
 
Drohojowska, Hunter. "L.A.'s Kunstler auf der Jagd nach dem Teen Spirit." Kunstforum, no. 134 (May 1996): 194-198.
 
Donohue, Marlena. "In the Studio: Mike Kelley." Sculpture (April 1996): 8-9.
 
Foster, Hal. "Obscene, Abject, Traumatic." October 78 (Fall 1996): 107-124.
 
Hindry, Ann. "Operating with the 'Informe.'" Art Press, no. 213 (May 1996): 34-41. Interview with Rosalind Krauss.
 
Krauss, Rosalind. "Informe Without Conclusion." October 78 (Fall 1996): 86-105.
 
Lunenfeld, Peter. "Technofornia." Flash Art (March-April 1996): 69-71.
 
Van de Walle, Mark. "Mike Kelley." Artforum (January 1996): 81.
                       
Wlodarski, Lisa. "Playtime (Sort Of)." The Advocate & Greenwich Time, 7 January 1996, D3-4.
 
Zimmerman, William. "No Simple Innocence, Childhood Now Invoked Has More in Tow." New York Times, 21 January 1996, CN16.
 
 
1995  
 
Albig, Von Jorg-Uwe. "Mike Kelley." Art (April 1995): 78-85.
 
Dahlqvist, Dennis. "Har." Expressen, 28 December 1995, 5.
 
Greene, David A. "Mike Kelley." Los Angeles Reader, 24 February 1995.
 
Howard, Halle. "School Daze: Mike Kelley's Class Struggle." Time Out (New York), 1-8 November 1995,  24.
 
Hess, Elizabeth, "Stolen Cookies." The Village Voice, 16 November 1995, 111.
 
Jorg, Von, and Uwe Albig. "Mike Kelley—ein Kunstler bekampft die Romantik." Art (April 1995): 78-85.
 
Kimmelman, Michael. "Mike Kelley." New York Times, 24 November 1995.
 
Kothenschulte, Daniel. "Memories are Made of This." Stadt Revue (March 1995): 140-1.
 
Tom Kummer. "Der Schreck der Kusheltiere." §uddeutsche Zeitung Magazin, 10 February 1995, 18-23.
 
Miro, Marsha. "Destroy all Preconceptions." Detroit Free Press, 16 October 1995,  G1, G3.
 
Poschardt, Ulf. "Der Ordnungswuter." Deutsch Vogue (March 1995): 252-255.
 
Schutz, Heinz, "Mike Kelley, Katholische Vorleiben, Haus de Kunst, Munchen." Kunstforum, no. 130 (May-July 1995): 371-74.
 
Schjeldahl, Peter. "More Dirty Looks." The Village Voice, 7 November 1995, 81.
 
Steiger, Walter. "What is Art?" Le Millenium (Spring-Summer 1995).
 
Stephen, Gary. "Mike Kelley." The New York Art Intelligencer 1 (Fall 1995): 18.
 
Sussman, Elizabeth, "Mike Kelley." Art in America (Czech Republic) (January-February): 1995.
 
Ed. "Mike Kelley." The New Yorker, 20 November 1995, 24.
 
 
1994  
 
Calhoon, Sharon L. "Art and the Notorious." Dialogue (September-October 1993): 14-15.
 
Clearwater, Bonnie. "Arrested Childhood." Art Press, no. 197 (December, 1994): 33-40.
 
Decter, Joshua. "Stupidity as Destiny: American Idiot Culture." Flash Art 27, no. 178 (October 1994): 73-76.
 
Duncan, Michael. "Kelley's Junk Shop Pop." Art in America (June 1994): 84-89.
 
Graaf, Vera. "Den Verv der Zeit Getroffen." Sudelin Zeit 4, (1994).
 
Indiana, Gary. "Wiretap: A Walk through the Whitney, or What We Really Say When We Talk about Art." Artforum (March 1994): 70-73.
 
Knight, Christopher. "Nothing Like a Little Enlightened Impurity." Los Angeles Times, 1 July 1994, F1, F20.
 
_______. "Two Artists and the Meaning of Identity." Los Angeles Times Calendar, 21 August 1994, 58, 62.
 
Kohen, Helen L.  "Art Review (Arrested Childhood)." The Herald, 22 May 1994, 11.
 
Lewis, Jim. "Mike Kelley." Texte zur Kunst (1994): 32-35.
 
Myers, Terry R. "The Mike Kelley Problem." New Art Examiner (Summer 1994): 24-29.
 
Pagel, David. "Mike Kelley." Art Issues (September-October 1994): 50.
 
Rimanelli, David. "More Art Hours Than Can Ever Be Repaid." Frieze (January-February 1994): 16-21.
 
Sussman, Elizabeth. "Mike Kelley: Operaio Anarchico del Midwest." Flash Art, no. 186 (1994): 15-22.
 
Ward, Frazer. "Abject Lessons." Art + Text, no. 48 (May 1994): 46-51.
 
Welchman, John C. "Mike Kelley." Art + Text, no. 48 (May 1994): 79.
 
Weissman, Benjamin, "Crashing through Id-land." L.A. Weekly, 22-28 July 1994, 31-32.
 
Wylie, Charles. "'It's a Tough World Out There': Drawings by Mike Kelley, Joyce Pensato and Raymond Pettibon." The Print Collector's Newsletter 25,  no. 5 (November-December 1994).
                       
Von Uf Erdman/Ziegler. "Die Verschlusselten Knuddeltiere," Die Zeit, 14 January 1994, 53.
 
 
1993
 
Avgikos, Jan. "Mike Kelley, Metro Pictures." Artforum (March 1993): 92-93.
 
Breslauer, Jan. "Mister Mike." Vanity Fair (December 1993): 87.
 
Cameron, Dan. "The Apocalyptic Vulgarian." Art & Auction (November 1993):  90.
 
Curtis, Cathy. "On Drawing: Get the Point." Los Angeles Times (Orange County Edition), 27 April 1993, F1-2.
 
Duncan, Michael. "L.A. The Dark Side." Art in America (March 1993): 41-43.
 
_______. "Kelley's Junk-shop Pop." Art in America (June 1993): 85-89.
 
Heath, Chris. "Artful Dodgers." Details (November 1993): 118-123, 175-176.
 
Hughes, Robert. "Dolls and Discontents." Time, 6 December 1993, 79.
 
Joo, Michael. "Mike Kelley, Metro Pictures." Flash Art (March-April 1993): 82.
 
Knight, Christopher. "Mike Kelley's Messy, Underbelly World." Los Angeles Times, 8 November 1993, F1, F7.
 
_______. "Crushed by Its Good Intentions." Los Angeles Times, 10 March 1993, F1, F8-9.
 
Kremer, Mark. "A Fucked-Up Mirror of Dominant Image Making." Art Press (September 1993):  E5-8.
 
Lambrecht, Luk. "Sonsbeek '93." Flash Art (October 1993): 119.
 
Larson, Kay. "Valley of the Dolls." New York, 22 November 1993, 87-88.
 
_______. "What a Long Strange Trip." New York, 71-72.
 
McKenna, Kristine. "Mike Kelley's Disturbing Memories." Art News (November 1993) 150-155.
 
_______ "The Outlaw Gets Legit." Los Angeles Times Magazine, 1993, 34-38, 60-61.
 
Morgan, Stuart. "Into the Trees." Frieze (September-October 1993): 22-25.
 
Princenthal, Nancy. "Going to Extremes, Violence in Contemporary Sculpture." Sculpture (March-April 1993): 58-61.
 
_______. "Mike Kelley at Metro Pictures." Art in America (April 1993): 127.
 
Schjeldahl, Peter. "Art + Politic Missing: The Pleasure Principle." The Village Voice, 18 March 1993, 34, 38.
 
Roberta Smith. "A Whitney Biennial with a Social Conscience." New York Times, 5 March 1993, C1, C27.
 
_______. "Mike Kelley's Messages: Mixed and Mystical." New York Times, 5 November 1993, C33.
 
Solomon, Deborah. "A Showcase for Political Correctness." The Wall Street Journal, 5 March 1993, A7.
 
Wallach, Amei. "Art with an Attitude." New York Newsday, 5 March 1993, 52-53.
 
Wallis, Brian, "Mike Kelley's 'The Uncanny.'" Art in America (October 1993): 55.
 
 
1992
 
Adams, Brooks  "Mike Kelley on l'esthetique de l' echec." Art Press (June 1992): 32-37.
 
Baker, Kenneth. "New York: Allegories of Modernism." Artspace (July-August 1992): 62-63.
 
Bernardi, David. "The ABC's of Perversion." Flash Art (January-February 1992): 126.
 
Diederichsen, Diedrich. "Yet Another Discovery: Mike Kelley in Video." Parkett, no. 31 (1992): 77-81.
 
Fairbrother, Trevor. "Mike Fucking Kelley." Parkett, no. 31 (1992): 64-68.
 
Francois, Alain-Henri. "Lieux communs, figures singulieres banal." Voir, (February 1992): 16f.
 
Gardner, Colin. "Helter Skelter at the Temporary Contemporary." Artforum (April 1992): 103-104.
 
Grazioli, Elio. "Art '90: To contain, to tie, to wrap." Annual Tessuti (1992).
 
Kandel, Susan. "L.A. in Review." Arts Magazine (April 1992): 98-99.          
 
_______. "Join the Club." Los Angeles Times, 9 July 1992, F5.
 
_______. "An Art of Darkness at MOCA." Los Angeles Times, 28 January 1992, F1, F4-5.
 
Knight, Christopher. "Mike Kelley." Los Angeles Times, 5 July 1992, 70-71.
 
Liu, Catherine. "Just Pathetic." Artforum (April 1992): 95-96.
 
Marcade, Bernard. "The World's Bad Breath." Parkett, no. 31 (1992): 97-99.
 
McKusik, Tom, and Mike Tronnes. "Pathetic Aesthetic (Does the low frontier of pathetic art signal the end of irony?)." Utne Reader (November-December 1992): 97-103.
 
Muchnic, Suzanne. "Art in the City of Angels and Demons." Los Angeles Times Calender, 26 January 1992, 4-5, 76-78.
 
Myers, Terry R. "Mike Kelley." Tema Celeste (Autumn 1992): 98-99. 
 
Nesbitt, Lois. "Art's Bad Boys." Elle (March 1992): 130.
 
Plagens, Peter. "Welcome to Manson High." Newsweek, 2 March 1992, 65-66.
 
Relyea, Lane. "Wild Kingdom." Parkett, no. 31 (1992): 82-85.
 
_______.  "Politically Correct/Incorrect: On Graduates and Dropouts." Artspace (July-August 1992): 28-30.
 
Rugoff, Ralph. "MOCA's Helter Skelter and the Art of Our Times Apocalypse Noir." L.A. Weekly, 31 January-6 February 1992, 18-20, 22-25.
 
Sutton, Fiona Byrne. "Cologne Galleries and Art Fair." Alba (December-January 1992) 27.
 
Trenkler, Thomas. "Ganz Schon LAX." Wirtschafts Woche, no. 45 (November 1992): 78-79.
 
Whitington, G. Luther. "L.A.'s New Look." Art & Auction (January 1992): 82-85.
 
Ed. "Mike Kelley Solo Exhibition." Wolgan Misool Monthly Art Magazine (November 1992): 104-108.
 
 
1991
 
Alden, Todd, and Terry R. Myers. "Total Metal." Arts Magazine (February 1991): 80.
 
Bass, Ruth. "Carroll Dunham, Mike Kelley, Cindy Sherman." Art News (May 1991): 151-152.
 
Britton, Donald. "Mike Kelley." Art Issues (December 1990-January 1991): 37.
 
Fehlau, Fred. "Mike Kelley." Flash Art (January-February 1991): 136.
 
_______. "Presenting Rearwards." Flash Art (November-December 1991): 164.
 
Kandel, Susan. "Heart in Mouth." Arts Magazine (February 1991): 109.
 
Kimmelman, Michael. "Mike Kelley's Toys Play Nasty Games." New York Times, 7 April 1991, 33.
 
_______. "At the Whitney, a Biennial That's Eager to Please." New York Times, 19 April 1991, C1, C24.
 
_______. "At Carnegie 1991, Sincerity Edges Out Irony." New York Times, 27 October 1991, 31, 34.
 
Knight, Christopher. "Slouching Toward the Present." Los Angeles Times Calendar, 11 August 1991, 8, 79, 86.
 
_______. "Carnegie International Strikes a One-Note Theme." Los Angeles Times, 26 October 1991, F18.
 
Larson, Kay.  "A Shock To The System." New York Magazine, 29 April 1991, 86-87.
 
_______. "Whitney Biennial." Galeries Magazine (June-July 1991): 68-71.
 
Lewis, James. "Beyond Redemption." Artforum (Summer 1991): 71-75.
 
_______. "Home Boys." Artforum (October 1991): 101-105.
 
McEvilley, Thomas. "New York: The Whitney Biennial." Artforum (1991): 98-101.
 
Rugoff, Ralph. "Missing Persons: The Desecration of the Body." L.A. Weekly, 2-8 August 1991, 37.
 
Schulz, Bernard. "Handwerk hat goldenen Boden." Der Tagesspiegel, 20 April 1991.
 
Viegener, Matias. "Heart in Mouth." Art Issues, no. 16 (February-March 1991): 29.
 
Ed. "Mike Kelley." The Print Collector's Newsletter (January-February 1991).
 
Ed. "Conceptual Realities." B.T. Monthly Art Magazine (July 1991): 46-47.
 
 
1990
 
Abrams, Harry N. "New Art."  New York, 102-103.
 
Anderson, Carolyn G. "Exalting the Visceral." Artweek, 22 November 1990.
 
Artner, Alan G. "Mike Kelley." Chicago Tribune, 12 January 1990, sec. 7, 50.
 
Cottingham, Laura. "Mike Kelley, Metro Pictures." Tema Celeste (July-October 1990): 66.
 
Cameron, Dan. "Changing Priorities in American Art." Art International (Spring 1990): 86-90.
 
Curtis, Cathy. "Mike Kelley." Los Angeles Times, 1 May 1990, sec. F, 5.  
 
Gutterman, Scott. "World Chronicle—New York." Art International, no. 12 (Autumn 1990): 58.
 
_______. "Mike Kelley." Art International (Autumn 1990).
 
Hartigan, Patti. "ICA Faces Rejection of Grant by NEA." Boston Globe, 22 October 1990.
 
Hawkins, Richard. "Just Pathetic." Art Issues (November 1990).
 
Henry, Gerrit. "Mike Kelley, Metro Pictures." Contemporanea (September 1990): 103.
 
Humphrey, David. "Stained, Sheets/Holy Shroud." Arts Magazine (December 1990): 58-62.
 
_______. "Hair Piece." Art Issues (February 1990).
 
Jones, Nancy. "Anxieux objects made in the USA." Artstudio (Winter 1990): 116-25.
 
Kandel, Susan. "L.A. in Review: Just Pathetic." Arts Magazine (November 1990): 126.
 
Kent, Sarah. "Jessica Diamond, Mike Kelley." Time Out (New York), 25 April-2 May 1990.
 
Koether, Jutta. "C-Culture and B-Culture." Parkett no. 24 (1990): 97-106. From an interview with Elisabeth Sussman and David Joselit.
 
Kornblau, Gary. "Mike Kelley." Art Issues (March-April 1990): 24-25. 
 
Knight, Christopher. "Disheveled Dolls Center of Mike Kelley's Show." Los Angeles Times, 10 October 1990, F4.
 
_______. "The Pathetic Aesthetic: Making Do with What Is." Los Angeles Times, 14 August 1990, F8.
 
Knight, Christopher "Is L.A. a World-Class Art City?" Los Angeles Times Calendar, 8 April 1990, 7-9.
 
Levin, Kim. "Dogs and Babies." The Village Voice,  May 1990, 98.
 
Lillington, David. "Mike Kelley en Jessica Diamond." Metropolis M. (Summer 1990).
 
Mahoney, Robert. "New York in Review: Mike Kelley." Arts Magazine (September 1990):  100.
 
Markus, Liz. "Mike Kelley, Metro Pictures." Sculpture (July-August 1990): 60.
 
Nesbitt, Lois E. "Not a Pretty Sight." Artscribe (September-October 1990): 64-67.
 
Parachini, Allan. "NEA Won't Fund Boston Show of L.A. Artist." Los Angeles Times, 23 October 1990, F1-7.
 
Rimanelli, David. "Mike Kelley." Artforum (September 1990): 151.
 
Rugoff, Ralph. "Body Doubles." L.A. Weekly, 7-13 December 1990, 36.
 
Rugoff, Ralph. "Cabbage Patch Culture." L.A. Weekly, 2-8 October 1990,  39-40.
 
Schjeldahl, Peter. "The New Low." The Village Voice, 13 November 1990.
 
Smith, Richard. "Updating the Sublime." Visions (Summer 1990): 12-17.
 
Smith, Roberta. "Mike Kelley." New York Times, 20 April 1990, C1, C28.
 
Spector, Buzz. "Stained Sheets/Holy Shroud." Art Issues (September-October 1990): 37.
 
Tager, Alisa. "Mike Kelley." Lapiz, no. 71 (October 1990).
 
Taylor, Paul. "Mike Kelley: Toying with Second-Hand Souvenirs." Flash Art  23 (October 1990): 141-143.
 
White, Garrett. "Lost & Found." Buzz (October-November 1990):  85-87.
 
Woods, Lynn Andreoli. "Gut Feeling: Ominous Overtones for Heart in Mouth." Los Angeles Reader, 2 November 1990.
 
Ed. "A Chronology of Actions, Protests, Lawsuits, Trials, Censorship and the NEA." High Performance (Winter 1990): 35.
 
Ed. "Mike Kelley." New Yorker, 30 April 1990, 13.
 
 
1989
 
Adams, Brooks. "Into the Words: Thoughts on 'A Forest of Signs.'" Visions (Winter 1989).
 
Anderson, Michael. "Mike Kelley at Rosamund Felsen." Art Issues (Summer 1989): 23.
 
Avgikos, Jan. "The Binational, ICA Boston." Artscribe (Summer 1989): 83-84.
 
Baker, Kenneth. "Signs of the Modern Morass." San Francisco Chronicle, 9 July 1989.
 
Benway, Mrs. "Mike Kelley." Spex (March 1989): 81.
 
Caley, Shaun. "Spotlight: A Forest of Signs." Flash Art (November-December 1989): 134.
 
Cameron, Dan. "Pop 'n' Rock." Art Issues (November 1989): 9-17.
 
Clothier, Peter. "L.A.: Outward Bound." Art News (December 1989).
 
Deichter, David. "1989 Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art." Artforum (September 1989): 143-144.
 
Drohojowska, Hunter. "The 80's: Stop Making Sense." Artnews (October 1989): 146-151
 
_______. "Contemporary Art's Crisis of Representation." The Journal of Art (September-October 1989): 15-16.
 
Geer, Suvan. "Mike Kelley." Los Angeles Times, 24 March 1989, part VI, 15.
 
Gilbert-Rolfe, Jeremy. "The Price of Goodness." Artscribe (November-December 1989): 48-53.
 
Graw, Isabelle. "The American Binational." Flash Art (January-February 1989): 108-109.
 
Heartney, Eleanor. "Who's Afraid of the Whitney Biennial?" Art News (Summer 1989): 171.
 
Hess, Elizabeth. "The Whitney Biennial Coming up Empty." The Village Voice, 9 May 1989, 90-92.
 
Holland, Cotter. "A Bland Biennial." Art in America (September 1989): 81-87.
 
James, David E. "Signs Taken For Wonders." Art Issues (Los Angeles) (September-October 1989): 18-20. 
 
Kandel, Susan. "Pick of the Week." L.A. Weekly, 21-27 April 1989, 122.
 
Knight, Christopher. "Kelley Gives Cultural Values a Trashing." Los Angeles Herald Examiner, 24 March 1989, 4.
 
_______. "Temporary Points Way with 'Signs.'" Los Angeles Herald Examiner, 21 May 1989, E1-2.
 
_______. "L.A. Lately." Elle (December 1989): 190-92.
 
Kramer, Hilton. "The Whitney's '89 Biennial Exhibit: Bourse of Marketing Reputations." New York Observer, 15 May 1989, 1, 13.
 
Larson, Kay. "The Children’s Hour." New York, 8 May 1989, 94-95.
 
Marshall, Lisa Phillips. "The Artist as Model Sufferer." Parkett, no. 18 (1989): 151.
 
McKenna, Kristine.  "In the Footsteps of Warhol." Los Angeles Times Calendar, 7 May 1989, 90-92.
 
Messler, Norbert. "Mike Kelley." Artforum (Summer 1989): 156.
 
Ollman, Leah. "San Diego Artists Respond to Political Challenge." Los Angeles Times (San Diego Edition), 7 September 1989, part VI, 4.
 
Plagens, Peter. "Under Western Eyes." Art in America (January 1989): 33-39.
 
Rugoff, Ralph. "Liberal Arts." Vogue (August 1989): 328-333.
 
Schjeldahl, Peter. "The Muses on Strike." 7 Days, 17 May 1989, 67.
 
Smith, Roberta. "Art That Hails from the Land of Deja Vu." New York Times, 4 June 1989, 1, 38.
 
_______. "The Whitney Biennial: A Show of Democracy." New York Times, 28 April 1989, B1, 6.
 
Wilson, William. "Comments on Our Life and Times: Polite Agit-Pop in A Forest of Signs." Los Angeles Times Calendar, 7 May 1989, 6-7, 92.
 
Woodward, Richard B. "For Art Coastal Convergences." New York Times, 16 July 1989, C1, C33.
 
_______. "Comics as Inspiration: Are We having Fun Yet?" New York Times, 23 April 1989, sec. 2.
 
 
1988
 
Artner, Alan G. "The Element of Truth in Our Cultural Kitsch." Chicago Tribune, 5 June 1988, B14.
 
Aziz, Anthony. "MIT List Visual Arts Center/Cambridge; L.A. Hot and Cool: The Eighties." Art New England (March 1988).
 
Baker, Kenneth. "L.A. Strikes Again." San Francisco Chronicle, 23 April 1988.
 
Bonnetti, David. "Welcome to L.A.—Art that Blows Hot and Cool." Boston Phoenix, 15 January 1988.
 
Dubin, Zan. "The Wit and Wetness of Mike Kelley." Los Angeles Times Calendar, 22 May 1988, 96.
 
Fehlau, Fred. "Mike Kelley at Rosemund Felsen." Flash Art (March-April 1988): 115-16.
 
Glatt, Cara. "Works Draw Inspiration from Fine 'Low' Images." Chicago Herald, 11 May 1988.
 
Heartney, Eleanor. "Mike Kelley, Metro Pictures." Artnews (November 1988): 174-75.
 
Hixon, Kathryn. "Mike Kelley." Arts Magazine (November 1988): 97.
 
Howell, John. "Prankster Painter." Elle (September 1988): 232.
 
Jalon, Allan. "'Skeptical Belief(s)' Exhibit Displays Varied Style of CalArts Graduates." Los Angeles Times Calendar (Orange County Edition), 24 January 1988.
 
Larson, Kay. "Mike Kelley." New York Magazine, 3 October 1988, 71,74.
 
Leigh, Christian. "L.A. Hot and Cool—The Eighties." Artforum (April 1988):  150-151.
 
Miner, Michael. "Outlaw Art." Chicago Reader, 27 May 1988.
 
Palmer, Laurie. "Mike Kelley: Renaissance Society." Artforum (September 1988): 146-147.
 
Raczka, Robert. "MOCA Sights Local Art in Striking Distance." New Art Examiner (June 1988): 39-40.
 
Raczka, Robert. "Mike Kelley." New Art Examiner (February 1988): 66.
 
Rubenstein Meyer, Raphael. "New York Scene." ETC. (Montreal) (Winter 1988): 65.
 
Rugoff, Ralph. "Talking Head: Playing Dumb." L.A. Weekly, 10-16 June 1988,  20.
 
_______. "Mike Kelley at Rosemund Felsen Gallery." Artscribe (May 1988): 83-84.
 
Schjeldahl, Peter. "New Blue Collar." 7 Days, 5 October 1988, 59.
 
Small, Michael, and Jacqueline Savaino. "Thanks to Medicis like Norton Simon and Armand Hammer, a Gilded Dilly of an Art Scene Flowers in L.A." People, 28 March 1988, 86-93.
 
Smith, Roberta. "Mike Kelley." New York Times, 23 September 1988, C28.
 
_______. "80's Art with a Passport to Germany." New York Times, 23 October 1988.
 
Taylor, Robert. "'L.A. Hot and Cool'—A Rewarding Exhibit." The Boston Globe, 17 January 1988.
 
Weissman, Benjamin.  "Report On A Gothic Entity/'I Allegorically Deny That'/Secret Tales of Mike Kelley in Ten Easy Steps." Visions (Winter 1988).
 
Wilson, William. "Prize Winners That Look to a Losing Future." Los Angeles Times Calendar, 5 June 1988.
 
 
1987
 
Drohojowska, Hunter.  "The Artists Who Matter: L.A.'s New  Scene Makes History." Antiques and Fine Art (June 1987).
 
Howell, John.  "Mike Kelley, Plato's Cave, Rothko's Chapel, Lincoln's Profile." Artforum (May 1987) 151-2.
 
Jones, Ronald.  "Mike Kelley, Metro Pictures." Flash Art (February-March 1987): 106-107.
 
Knight, Christopher. "Mike Kelley." Los Angeles Herald Examiner, 15 February 1987.
 
_______. "'Half a Man' is Wholly Compelling." Los Angeles Herald Examiner, 13 December 1987, E1-9.
 
Lawson, Thomas. "Reheating the Avant-Garde." L.A. Weekly, 15-27 May 1987, 30-31, 33.
 
Leonhart, Mark Michael. "'Head Sex': An Orgy of Comprehension." Windy City Times, 23 July 1987.
 
Muchnic, Suzanne. "Mike Kelley." Los Angeles Times, 27 March 1987.
 
Nash, Michael. "Video Poetics: A Contemporary Survey." High Performance, no. 37 (1987).
 
O'Dell Kathy.  "Mike Kelley at Artists Space." Art in America (May 1987): 184.
 
Rugoff, Ralph. "Pick of the Week." L.A. Weekly, 24-30 July 1987.
 
_______. "Pick of the Week." L.A. Weekly, 11-17 December 1987.
 
_______. "Freudian Prankster." L.A. Weekly, 20-26 February 1987.
 
Zeichner, A. "Good Times: Event Picks of the Week." L.A. Weekly, 13-19 February 1987.
 
 
1986
 
Cameron, Dan.  "Mike Kelley's Art of Violation," Arts Magazine (June 1986):  4-17.
 
McGuigan, Cathleen and Janet Huck, "Picasso in LA LA Land." Newsweek, 24 November 1986, 86-88.
 
Richard, Paul.  "The New Lay of Landscape." The Washington Post, 11 January 1986, G9.
 
 
 
 
1985
 
Cameron, Dan.  "A Whitney Wonderland." Arts Magazine (Summer 1985): 66-69.
 
Gardner, Colin. "Mike Kelley." Los Angeles Times, 13 September 1985.
 
_______. "Exorcising Philosophical Demons." Artweek, 28 September 1985, 1.
 
Gordon, Kim. "American Prayers." Artforum (April 1985): 73-77.
 
Knight, Christopher. "LAICA 'B/W' is a Superb Exhibition of Drawings." Los Angeles Herald Examiner, 7 July 1985.
 
_______. "Season-Opening Shows May Presage Great Art Year." Los Angeles Herald Examiner, 6 October 1985, E8.
 
Levin, Kim. "Cryptanalysis." The Village Voice, 18 June 1985.
 
Muchnic, Suzanne. "Art Survey Goes Beyond the Mere Black and White." Los Angeles Times, 5 July 1985.
 
Pincus, Robert L. "Two Give Pop Art a New Twist." San Diego Union, 6 October 1985, pE1-E8.
 
Relyea, Lane. "Pick of the Week." L.A. Weekly, 20-26 September 1985.
 
Rugoff, Ralph. "High Art Meets Low Culture." L.A. Style (October 1985): 23-24.
 
Wortz, Melinda. "Mike Kelley at Rosemund Felsen Gallery." Artforum (December 1985): 94-95.
 
 
1984
 
Adams, Brooks.  "Mike Kelley at Metro Pictures." Art in America (October 1984): 196-7.
 
Bankowsky, Jack. "Summer Show at Metro Pictures." East Village Eye (September 1984): 50.
 
_______. "Mark Kostabi and Mike Kelley." New York Native, 17 December 1984, 53.
 
Burkhart, Kathe. "Nuclear Cheesecake." High Performance, no. 28 (1984): 68-69.
 
Drohojowska, Hunter.  "First Newport Biennial, 1984: Los Angeles Today." L.A. Weekly, 26 October-1 November 1984.
 
_______. "Artists the Critics are Watching." Art News (November 1984): 90-92.
 
_______. "Godzilla Returns in Multimedia Theater." Los Angeles Herald Examiner, 2 November 1984, 36.
 
_______.  "Mike Kelley at the Rosamund Felsen Gallery." L.A. Weekly, 20-26 April 1984.
 
Gardner, Colin. "Newport Harbor Biennial—The Today Show." Los Angeles Reader, 16 November 1984.
 
_______. "From the Ridiculous to the Sublime." Los Angeles Reader, 23 March 1984.
 
Handy, Ellen. "Mike Kelley." Arts Magazine (April 1984): 41.
 
Howell, John. "Mike Kelley." New York Beat (February-March 1984).
 
Knight, Christopher. "Artist Mike Kelley Redefines 'Sublime.'" Los Angeles Herald Examiner, 8 April 1984, E2.
 
_______. "It's Art, Plain and Simple, at Newport." Los Angeles Herald Examiner, 28 October 1984.
 
Lasarow, Bill. "Michael Kelley." Artscene (April 1984).
 
Muchnic, Suzanne. "Mike Kelley." Los Angeles Times, 30 March 1984.
 
Norklun, Kathi. "Performance Archeology." Artweek, 14 April 1984.
 
_______. "The Flow of Belief: Can Art Replace Wrong-Headed Thinking?" High Performance, no. 26 (1984): 36-37.
 
Pate, Pattie. "Eight Idiosyncrasies." Artweek, 3 March 1984.
 
Pincus, Robert L. "Sublime Antics Create a Deflating Experience." Los Angeles Times, 17 March 1984.
 
Wilson, William.  "It's Neo-Ex Trick or Treat at Newport." Los Angeles Times Calendar, 14 October 1984.
 
 
1983
 
Gardner, Colin. "Out of the Frog." Artweek, 12 March 1983, 13.
 
Howell, John. "Art Takes 1: Mike Kelley." New York Beat (March 1983).
 
Knight, Christopher. "Mike Kelley Turns Confusion into Art." Los Angeles Herald Examiner, 27 March 1983, E4.
 
Levin, Kim. "An Opinionated Survey of the Week's Events: Art." The Village Voice, 15-21 February 1983.
 
Norklun, Kathi. "Pick of the Week," L.A. Weekly, 25-31 March 1983.
 
Pincus, Robert L. "The Art, Analysis of 'Monkey Island.'" Los Angeles Times, 4 March 1983.
 
Pincus, Robert L. "Mike Kelley." Los Angeles Times, 25 March 1983.
 
_______. "Michael Kelley at Beyond Baroque and Rosamund Felsen." Art in America (September 1983): 181.
 
 
1982
 
Eisenman, Stephan F. "Mike Kelley." Arts Magazine (November 1982): 57.
 
Hawley, David. "Stage Series Off to Confusing Start." St. Paul Dispatch, 15 April 1982, 14B.
 
Owens, Craig. "Back to the Studio." Art in America (January 1982).
 
Princenthal, Nancy. "Gallery Installations: Performance in Place." Alive Magazine (November-December 1982): 44-45
 
 
1981
 
Ballatore, Sandy. "High Points, Low Points, No Points." Images & Issues (February 1981).
 
Hertz, Richard. "L.A.'s Flesh Art." High Performance (February 1981).
 
Knight, Christopher. "A Meeting of Media." Los Angeles Herald Examiner, California Living Magazine, 22 November 1981.
 
Pincus, Robert L. "Mike Kelley,"Los Angeles Times, 16 June 1981.
 
Rickey, Carrie. "Art Attack." Art in America (May 1981): 41-48.
 
Singerman, Howard. "The Artist as Adolescent." Real Life (Summer 1981): 78.
 
_______. "Michael Kelley: Reflections on a Can of Vernors." Artforum (December 1981).
 
Wortz, Melinda. "Time, Space and the Freeway." Art News (September 1981).
 
 
1980
 
Beal, Suzy. "Mike Kelley's Trip." Pro-Fun Magazine (April 1980).
 
 
1979
 
Armstrong, Richard. "Michael Kelley's Performance: A Healthful Activity?" Journal: Southern California Art Magazine, no. 22 (March 1979): 50-53.
           
_______. "Mike Kelley." Artforum (November 1979): 75-78.
 
Singerman, Howard. "Self-Expression Seventies Style." Artweek, 14 July 1979, 3.
 
 
FILM AND VIDEO INTERVIEWS and FEATURES


2007


Skulptur Projekte Munster Interview on 3SAT German television, 2007.
 
2005
 
“Art:21,  Season 3, Memory “ Television series.  Executive Producer Susan Sollins. Airing on PBS,  Art 21 Inc. 2005
 
“Imagining America: Icons of 20th Century American Art”  Film by John Carlin, Jonathan Friedberg and Hart Perry.  Produced by Perry Films and Muse Film and Television Inc. in association with Funny Garbage and Public Media, Inc.  Airing on PBS through South Carolina Educational Television.  2005
 “Jack Smith and the Destruction of Atlantis”  Executive Producer, Kenneth Wayne Peralta.  Produced and directed by Mary Jordan.  Tongue Press, Locusta Penguina and Monk Media. 2005 
 
 

Back to Artists Wanted Page

 


HOME | AUCTIONS | ARTISTS | PAINTINGS | PRINTS | PHOTOS | SCULPTURE | CATEGORIES | MAILING LIST

RoGallery Logo

Phone: 800.888.1063 or 718.937.0901 - Email: art@rogallery.com

47-15 36th Street - Long Island City, NY 11101

© - ROGALLERY.COM