Rita Ackermann Bibliography


‘Drawings’, New York: Karma, 2017

Klocker, Hubert (ed.), ‘Rita Ackermann: Meditation on Violence’, Burgenland: Sammlung Friedrichshof, 2016
Ackermann, Rita, Kern, Richard, ‘Noniggaho / Reactions’, Zurich/Geneva: Nieves/Innen, 2016
Ackermann, Rita, Kern, Richard, ‘Zug #10: Noniggaho’, Geneva: Innen, 2016

Aarons, Philip, and Reeves, Emma, ‘Non Stop Poetry: The Zines of Mark Gonzales’, New York: Printed Matter Inc., 2014

Amirsadeghi, Hossein, Eisler, Maryam (eds.), ‘Art Studio America, Contemporary Artist Spaces’, London: Thames and Hudson Ltd, 2013
Acquavella Galleries, ‘White Collar Crimes’, New York: Acquavella Galleries, 2013 (exh. cat.)

___, ‘Tableaux’, Magasin Centre National d’art Contemporain, Grenoble, 2011
Clearwater, Bonnie, Ensslin, Felix, Kelsey, John (et al.), ‘Rita Ackermann’, New York: Skira Rizzoli, 2011

Hug, Cathérine, Miessgang, Thomas (eds.), ‘Street and Studio. From Basquiat to Séripop’, Vienna: Kunsthalle Wien, 2010
Jetzer, Gianni (ed.), ‘Rita Ackermann & Harmony Korine: Shadowflux’, New York: Swiss Institute Contemporary Art, New York, 2010

Huldisch, Henriette, Momin, Shamin M., ‘Whitney Biennial 2008’, New York: Whitney
Museum of American Art, New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008

___, ‘Other Scenes’, Los Angeles: Nieves, 2007
Blumenstein, Ellen, Ensslin, Felix (eds.), ‘Between two Deaths at ZKM, Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe’, Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2007
Foreman, Kamilah, Teschner, Amy (ed.), ‘Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967’, Chicago: The Museum of Contemporary Art, New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007

___, ‘Dark’, Rotterdam: Museum Boijmams Van Beunigen, 2006
Belàire, Tomas, et al. (eds.), ‘VAC, Colección Valencia Arte Contemporáneo’, Valencia: IVAM Institut Valencià de Arte Moderno, 2006
___, ‘Dereconstruction’, New York: Gladstone Gallery, 2006
Hollein, Max, Ulrich, Matthias (eds.) ‘Die Jugend von Heute (The Youth of Today)’, Cologne: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, 2006

___, ‘Anti-Pure’, Kraichtal: Ursula Blickle Stiftung, 2003

Meiré, Mike (ed.), ‘Statements (six)’, Iserlohn: Dornbracht, 2002

Tegelaers, Theo, ‘Prodigal Prodigy’, Amsterdam: TT Inc, 2001

___, ‘Kim’s Bedroom’, Paris: Purple Books, 2000
___, ‘Présumés Innocents: l’Art Contemporain et l’Entrance’, Bordeaux: CAPC Museé d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, 2000

Wilson, Janet (ed.), ‘Works by Women Artists from the Logan Collection’, San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1999

___, ‘Kunsthalle Zürich’, Zurich: Kunsthalle Zürich, 1998

Ackerman, Rita, ‘Ab heute tu ich, was ich will. Mit Mentaltraining das Leben bewußt gestalten.’, 1997
___, ‘Engel. Engel: Legenden der Gegenwart’, Vienna: Springer, 1997
Anderson, Mikael, ‘Display’, Copenhagen: Mikael Anderson, 1997
Coles, Sadie, Meyer-Herman, Eva, ‘Some Kind of Heaven’, Nuremberg: Kunsthalle Nürnberg, 1997

___, ‘Promising Suspects’, Ridgefield, CT: The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, 1995


Storey, Nate, ‘Radical Reinvention’, in: Surface Magazine, New York, December 2017, pp. 119-127
Knock, Alicia, ‘Harmony Korine’, in: Gagosian Magazine, London, November 2017, pp. 98-102
‘Rita Ackermann: Turning Air Blue’, in: Evolver, Somerset, UK, November 2017, p. 17
Breheny, Emma, ‘New York’s Eleven Madison Park has a new look’, on: www.gourmettraveller.au, Sydney, Australia, 30 October 2017
Warde-Aldam, Digby, ‘Rita Ackermann’s ‘Turning Air Blue’ at Hauser & Wirth Somerset’, on: www.blouinartinfo.com, 20 October 2017
Casey, Nell, ‘A Step Is Not Just A Step At The Newly Revamped Eleven Madison Park’, on: gothamist.com, New York NY, 12 October 2017
Cascone, Sarah, ‘Daniel Turner Cut Up and Melted Down an Entire Kitchen for a Sculpture at Eleven Madison Park’, on: news.artnet.com, New York NY, 11 October 2017
McMahon, Katherine, and Andy Battaglia, ‘Step into a New Phase: Eleven Madison Park Makes Art Part of a Fabled Restaurant Setting’, on: www.artnews.com, New York NY, 10 October 201
Perlaki, Marton and Rita Ackermann, ‘Rita Ackermann “Turning Air Blue” Exhibition At Hauser and Wirth, Somerset’, on: purple.fr, Paris, France, 6 October 2017
Wolff, Natasha, ‘Eleven Madison Park Reopens with a Swanky New Look’, on: www.architecturaldigest.com, New York NY, 6 October 2017
Clark, Robert, ‘The Guardian Guide: Rita Ackermann,’ in: The Guardian, London, UK, 29 September 2017
‘Hauser & Wirth Somerset opens exhibition of new works by Rita Ackermann’, on: www.artdaily.com, Mexico City, Mexico, 2 October 2017
Warde-Aldam, Digby, ‘Rita Ackermann’s ‘Turning Air Blue’ at Hauser & Wirth’, in: Modern Painters, New York NY, September 2017, p. 142
Smith, Josh, ‘Rita Ackermann by Josh Smith’, in: BOMB Magazine, New York NY, Spring 2017 pp. 65–77
Zahm, Oliver, ‘Théodore Fivel¬—Interview and Portrait by Oliver Zahm’, in: Purple Magazine, Paris, France, Spring/Summer 2017, pp. 3108-10
’Previewed’, in: Art Review, London, UK, January – February 2017, pp. 35-39
Schachter, Kenny, ’Kenny Schachter on Art and Horse-Racing in St. Moritz’, on: www.artnet.com, New York NY, 4 January 2017.
Thaddeus-Johns, Josie, ‘Cheeky, Chubby Lolita Paintings Give a Feminine Facelift to Abstract Expressionism,’ on: www.thecreatorsproject.vice.com, New York NY, 9 January 2017 Creahan, D., ‘New York — Rita Ackermann: KLINE RAPE’ at Hauser & Wirth through January 14th, 2017”, on: www.artobserved.com, New York NY, 4 January 2017

Hyland, Véronique, ‘Chloë Sevingy on Exes, Zines, and Taking Back the Tabloid Narrative,’ on: www.nymag.com, New York NY, 18 June 2015
Hirsch, Liz, ‘Susan Cianciolo if God Comes to Visit You How will you know? (the great tetrahedral kite),’ on: www.brooklynrail.org, Brooklyn NY, 4 June 2015
Farago, Jason, ‘Frieze New York review—navigating the maze of art fair’s eccentric fun,’ on: www.theguardian.com, New York NY, 14 May 2015
Ackerman, Rita, ‘Emily Sunblad: New York City’s Very Own Chanteuse,’ in: Purple Fashion, Paris France, Spring/Summer 2015, pp. 118-119
Zahn, Olivier, ‘Rita Ackerman: Latest Works,’ in: Purple Fashion, Paris France, Spring/Summer 2015, pp. 92-94
Van Meter, William, ‘An Oral History of Legendary 90s Rave Emporium Liquid Sky,’ on: www.nymag.com/thecut, New York NY, 23 April 2015
Hyland, Véronique, ‘What Was the X-Girl?,’ on: www.nymag.com/thecut, New York NY, 23 April 2015
Thomson, Elizabeth, ‘“I Was Always on the Periphery, Watching Everyone Else: Chloe Sevingny Reflects on Photos from Her New Book,”’ on: www.papermag.com, New York NY, 20 April 2015
Chrichton-Miller, Emma, ‘A strong year for Art Basel in Hong Kong,’ on: www.apollo-magazine.com, London UK, 31 March 2015
Grunthaner, Jeff, ‘Rita Ackermann Interview,’ on: www.whitehotmagazine.com, New York NY, 18 March 2015
Yusof, Helmi, ‘Asian art powers on in Hong Kong,’ in: The Business Times, Singapore, 16 March 2015, p. 28
Li, Zoe, ‘What Sold at Art Basel in Hong Kong 2015 and for How Much? Read Our Sales Report,’ on: www.artnet.com, New York NY, 16 March 2015
__, ‘Coming Up Rosen,’ on: www.artforum.com, New York NY, 11 March 2015
__, Ieva, ‘“Lord Beef” Perfomance by Ieva Miseviciüte with Rita Ackermann at Hauser & Wirth Zürich,’ on: www.purple.fr, Paris France, 10 March 2015
Baker, E., ‘Zurich – Rita Ackermann: “Chalkboard Paintings“ at Hauser and Wirth Through March 14th 2015,’ on: artobserved.com, New York NY, 8 March 2015,
Boucher, Brian, ‘Mickalene Thomas and Kavi Gupta Fêted Guests With an Armory Week Feast,’ New York NY, 4 March 2015
Karcher, Eva, ‘Energien und Emotionen,’ in: Artinvestor, München Germany, March 2015, pp. 40-41
__, ‘Rita Ackermann @ Hauser & Wirth,’ on: www.2-times.com, Melbourne Australia, 6 February 2015
Wagley, Catherine, ‘How Google Image Searches Influence Artists Today,’ on: www.laweekly.com, Los Angeles CA, 29 January 2015
__, ‘Rita Ackermann “Chalkboards” at Hauser & Wirth Zürich,’ on: www.artmediaagency.com, Zürich Switzerland, 21 January 2015
Pagel, David, ‘“Image Search” keys in on a chaotic landscape of Imagery,’ in: The LA Angeles Times, Los Angeles CA, 20 January 2015, p. E3

Creahan, D., ‘“Freezer Burn” Organized by Rita Ackermann at Hauser and Wirth Through December 20th, 2014, on: www.artobserved.com, New York NY, 16 December 2014
__, ‘Hauser & Wirth,’ on www.thevanderlust.com, London UK, 16 December 2014
__, ‘Freezer Burn, Hauser and Wirth, New York,’ on: www.aestheticamagazine.com, York UK, 4 November 2014
Ruggio, Pam, ‘Contemporary Artworks, Cultural Experiences to be Auctioned to Support the Aldrich on November 10,’ on: www.hamlethub.com, New York NY, 26 October 2014
Cooper, Ashton, ‘Pace Hosts Show to Benefit APJ,’ on: www.blouinartinfo.com, New York NY, 8 October 2014
__, ‘High Line Art Dinner,’ on: www.guestofaguest.com, New York NY, 18 September, 2014
Tschida, Anne, ‘Museum of Contemporary Art helped bring worldwide attention to Miami art scene, artists,’ on: www.miamiherald.com, Miami FL, 24 August 2014
, ‘, ’2014 Art Basel vol. 2’, in: Art Investor, Taiwan CN, July 2014, pp. 126-138, ill.
Azimi, Roxana, ‘Art Unlimited, Un Très Beau Cru’, in: Le Quotidien de l’art, Paris FR, 17 June 2014, p. 5
Botta, Carlotta Loverini, ‘Design Miami + Art Unlimited 2014,’ on: www.vogue.it, Milan Italy, 17 June 2014
Bonnet, Frédéric, ‘Art Basel toujours en mouvement’, in: Les journal des Arts, Paris FR, 6 June 2014, p. 20
A.M.B, ‘Something to chew on’, on: www.economist.com, London UK, 21 May 2014
Hodin, Rachel, ’20 Contemporary Artists You’ll Want To Know From New York’s Frieze Art Fair’, on: www.thoughtcatalog.com, New York NY, 13 May 2014, ill.
___, ‘Institutionen’, in: Informationsdienst Kunst, Berlin DE, 1 May 2014, p. 10
Erhard, Annegret, ‘Keine Faxen mehr’, on: www.nzz.ch, Zurich CH, 10 April 2014, ill.
Greenberger, Alex, ‘Rita Ackermann on the Elusive Link Between Painting and Dancing’, on: www.artspace.com, New York NY, 27 January 2014
Monaco, Jay, ‘The Office Of The Future’, on: www.huffingtonpost.com, New York NY, 26 January 2014

___, ‘Curator Gianni Jetzer on Leaving the Swiss Institute to Go Freelance’, on: www.blouinartinfo.com, New York NY, 19 July 2013
Cavallo, Sofia, ‘Rita Ackermann at Hauser & Wirth’, on: www.openingceremony.us, New York NY, 25 May 2013, ill.
Baker, E.,’ New York – Rita Ackermann: “Negative Muscle” at Hauser und Wirth through April 20th 2013’, on: www.artobeserved.com, New York NY, 2 April 2013, ill.
Russeth, Andrew, ‘The Id Stays in the Picture. Rita Ackermann has gone abstract but hasn’t lost her edge’, in: The New York Observer, New York NY, 13 March 2013, p.B8, ill.
Kara, Rooney, ‘Rita Ackermann’s Blue Period’, on: www.artinamericamagazine.com, New York NY; 12 March 2013, ill.
Nelson, Karin, ‘Free at last: Rita Ackermann’s “Negative Muscle”’, on: www.wmagazine.com, New York NY, 6 March 2013, ill.
Russeth, Andrew, ‘Stylistic change followed Harmony Korine collaboration’, on: www.galleristny.com, New York NY, March 2013, ill.
Ozeri, Bianca, ‘Rita Ackermann’s triumphant “Negative Muscle”’, on: www.thewildmagazine.com, New York NY, March 2013, ill.

___, ‘Portfolio: Rita Ackermann, Fire By Days, 2011’, in: The Journal, New York, Entry No. 30, pp. 44 – 53, ill.
___, ‘Skye Sherwin’s Frieze Highlights’, on: Another, Online, London,10 October 2012, ill.
___, ‘Rita Ackermann-Hauser & Wirth Piccadilly’, on: Culturefix, London, 24 September 2012, ill.
Bhalla, Niamh, ‘Rita Ackermann: Fire by Days’, on: ‘One Stop Arts’, London, 9 October 2012, ill.
Castle, Jack, ‘Rita Ackermann A Largely Ritualised Act Of Painting’, on: www.artlyst.com, London, 4 October 2012, ill.
___, ‘The 15 Hottest Artists of the Summer’, in: Gallerist NY, New York, July 2012, ill.
Moreno, Gean, ‘Rita Ackermann and the Traumas of War’, in: Art Papers, Atlanta, June/July 2012, pp. 28-33, ill.
Cook, Angus, ‘Rita Ackermann’ on: www.interviewmagazine.com, June 2012, ill.
Turner, Elisa, ‘Rita Ackermann-Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami’, in: ARTnews, June 2012, New York, p. 98, ill.
Walleston, Aimée, ‘Rita Ackermann Has a Fire in Her’, in: Art in America, 11 May 2012, New York, ill.
Carroll, Brendan S., ‘Ackermann and Guston Go Toe-to-Toe, One Loses’, on: www.hyperallergic.com, London, 26 March 2012, ill.
Wyma, Chloe, ’19 Questions for Grunge Painter Rita Ackermann’, in: ArtInfo, 13 February 2012, New York

Linnert, Nicolas, ‘On Site-Brooklyn, New York: Rita Ackermann “War Films”’, on: www.artobserved.com, 2011
Smith, Roberta, ‘Rita Ackermann and Harmony Korine’ in: The New York Times, New York, 13 January 2011
Pryor, John-Paul, ‘Harmony Korine & Rita Ackermann: Shaw Fux’ on: www.dazeddigital.com, 6 January 2011

O’Reilly, Adam, ‘Rita Ackermann and Harmony Korine’s Shadowland’ in: Interview 1, December 2010
Lenander, Johanna, ‘Double Trouble | Harmony Korine and Rita Ackerman at the Swiss Institute’ in: T Magazine, 2 December 2010
Zahn, Olivier, ‘Rita Ackermann’, on: www.purple.fr, issue 13, 2010

Jeremy, Alexander, ‘Rita Ackermann at Galerie Peter Kilchmann’ in: Modern Painters,
Mogutin, Slava, ‘Meeting of Minds’ in Modern Painters, September 2009, pp. 78-79
Hudson, Suzanne, ‘New York Artists Dictionary/Part 1’ in: Flash Art, January/February 2009

Falconer, Morgan, ‘Rita Ackermann “Don’t Give me Salad (Nurses)”’ in: Art Review, December 2008, pp.116-17
Momin, Shamim, ‘Artist Rita Ackermann And the Singular Approach’ in Tokion, Fall 2008, pp. 90-99
Rosenburg, Karen, ‘Rita Ackermann at Andrea Rosen Gallery’ in: New York Times, September 26 2008, p. E33

Rose, Aaron, ‘Interview of Rita Ackermann by, Aaron Rose’ in: ANP Quarterly 8, 2007
Stewart, Christabel, ‘When Rita met Carol: Rita Ackermann Pays Tribute to the Legendary Artist Carol Rama’ in: Tank Magazine, April 2007, pp. 108-117

___, ‘The Feast of the Beast’ in: Purple Fashion 4, Fall/Winter 2006
___, ‘Rita Ackermann’ in: The Journal, Summer 2006, pp. 128-35

Friedling, Melissa, ‘Rita Ackermann: Andrea Rosen Gallery’ in: Flash Art, November/December 2005, p. 89
Smith, Roberta, ‘Art in Review: Rita Ackermann, Francis Upritchard’ in: New York Times, 7 October 2005, p. E40
Walzak, Antek, ‘Leave a Dog Alone: A Tribute to Ol’ Dirty Bastard by Rita Ackermann’ in:
White, Roger, ‘Rita Ackermann: Collages1993-2005’ in: The Brooklyn Rail, October 2005, p. 18
Purple Fashion 3, Spring/Summer 2005, pp. 384-91
Christofori, Rald, ‘Rita Ackermann’s Wilde Kinder’ in: Monopol 2, April/May, 2005
Klienmann, Von Thomas, ‘Der Quadrakophfrägt Fliege’, in: General-Anziger, April 23-24 2005
Katz, Vincent, ‘Rita Ackermann: Andrea Rosen Gallery’ in: Art in America, March 2005, p. 181

___, ‘Rita Ackermann: Collages for Purple’ in: Purple Fashion 2, Fall/Winter 2004, p. 226-29
Katz, Vincent, ‘Rita Ackermann at Andrea Rosen’ in: Art in America, November 2004, p. 181
Kelsey, John, ‘Rita Ackermann: Andrea Rosen Gallery’ in: Artforum, March 2004, p. 183

Ackerman, Rita, ‘Purple Fashion/Black & White’ in: Purple 15, Spring/Summer 2003, pp. 156-59
Sorrenti, Mario, ‘Photospread based on drawings by Rita Ackermann’ in: V Magazine,

Gordon, Kim, ‘Rita Ackermann’ in: Purple 10, Winter 2002, pp. 158-159
MacInnis, Michael, ‘Statements (Six): Dornbracht Project’ in: M, Summer 2002, p. 16

___, ‘Collages by Rita A’ in: Made in the U.S.A. 3, Fall/Winter 2001
___, ‘Drawings by Rita Ackermann’ in: Purple 7, Spring 2001, pp. 216 – 18

Mosselman, Arnold, ‘Angelblood’ in: Metropolis M, December – January 2001, pp. 34-37
___, ‘Series 9 by Rita Ackermann: I’ll Kill You First’ in: Purple Sexe, Winter 2000
Krasowska, Dorothy, ‘Rita Ackermann’s Corvette @ Andrea Rosen Gallery’, in: NY Arts
Spaninks, Angelique, ‘Slaapkamer van een kunstfan’, in: Eindhovens Dagblad,16 March 2000

___, ‘Collages by Rita A’, in: Made in the U.S.A. 1, Fall/Winter 1999
___, ‘Recipes (curated by John Connelly)’, in: Zing Magazine, Winter 1999, pp. 55-71
Rose, Aaron, ‘Interview with Rita Ackermann by Aaron Rose with Special Guest Questions
from Susan Cianciolo’, in: Dune 18, Autumn 1999, pp. 45-51
___, ‘Rita Ackermann’, in: Purple 3, Summer 1999, pp. 204-06
___, ‘Rita Ackermann: Why Is That Dog Barking Again?’ in: Self Service 10, Spring/Summer 1999

McKenna, Max, ‘NY Artist Q&A: Rita Ackermann’, in: The Art Newspaper, February 1998, p.52
Burns, Anna, ‘Children and Sexuality in the Visual Arts’, in: Contemporary Visual Arts, January 1998, pp. 38-43
Cotter, Holland, ‘Rita Ackermann: “Songs of Sirens” at Andrea Rosen Gallery’, in: New York Times, 23 January 1998, p. E35

Tremblay, Stephanie Moisdon, ‘Rita Ackermann’, in: Self Service, Fall/Winter, pp. 116-21
Edgerton, Robin, ‘Rita Ackermann at Roulette’, in: Time Out New York, 16-23 October 1997
Gordon, Kim, ‘Rita Ackermann Meets Kim Gordon: New York Conversation’ in: Dazed & Confused 28, September 1997, pp. 82-84
Nickas, Bob, ‘I’ll Crash di Cronemberg’, in: Tema Celeste, October/December 1997, pp. 38-39
Saltz, Jerry, ‘The name of the place’, in: Time Out New York, January 30 – February 6 1997, p. 42

Humphries, David, ‘New York Fax: Rita Ackermann at Andrea Rosen Gallery’, in: Art Issues, Summer 1996, pp. 32-33.
Avgikos, Jan, ‘Rita Ackerman at Andrea Rosen Gallery’, in: Artforum, May 1996, pp. 102-103.
Smith, Roberta, ‘Blending the Real and the Abstract: Rita Ackermann at Andrea Rosen Gallery’, in: The New York Times, 2 February 1996, p. C26

Ammann, Rene, ‘Venus am Broadway’, in: Das Magazin, 16-22 December 1995, p. 42+
Worsdale, Godfrey, ‘Rita Ackermann at Interim Art’, in: Art Monthly 188, June/ August 1995, p. 38-40
Tsingou, Emily, ‘Rita Ackermann at Rebecca Camhi Gallery’, in: Flash Art, May/June 1995, p. 123-124
Koether, Jutta, ‘Rita Ackermann: Bilder die sich verbreiten’, in: Spex, April 1995, p. 40-41

Seward, Keith, ‘Rita Ackermann at Andrea Rosen Gallery and New Museum of Contemporary Art’, in: Artforum, November 1994, p. 85-86
Saltz, Jerry, ‘A Year in the Life: Tropic of Painting’, in: Art in America, October 1994, p. 90-101
Zahm, Oliver, ‘Rita Ackermann’, in: Purple Prose 7, Autumn 1994, p. 18-19
Lieberman, Rhonda, ‘Revenge of the Mouse Diva: Karen Kilimnik’s Favorite Things’, in: Artforum, February 1994, p. 81-82

Publications by the artist

with Weiner, Rob, ‘Fire by Days’, Zurich: Nieves, 2011

‘Marfa/Crash: Parking Accidents’, Zurich: Nieves, 2009

‘Under Pressure: from 2006-2007’, Fivel, Theodore (ed.), Zurich: Nieves, 2008

‘Good Morning New York: The Rita Ackermann Purple Book’, Paris: Purple Institute, 2006

with Wekua, Andro, ‘Chapter 3’, Zurich: Nieves, 2004

___, ‘Chapter 2’, Zurich: Nieves, 2003

‘Snowfall in August’, Sittard, Germany: Museum Het Domain, 2002

with Coley, Byron, ‘Revelations’, Tokyo: Rockin’ On, 1999

‘Keep Your Mouth Shut: works 1993-1996’, Tokyo: Rockin’ On, 1997

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