Mike Kelley Bibliography


Meyer-Hermann, Eva, Mark, Lisa Gabrielle (eds.), ‘Mike Kelley’, New York: Delmonico Books/Prestel, 2013

Jablonka, Rafael, ‘Mike Kelley. Kandors.’, Cologne: Jablonka Gallery, 2010

Francis, Mark, Rugoff, Ralph, ‘Mike Kelley. Horizontal Tracking Shots’, New York: Gagosian Gallery, 2009

Lockemann, Karsten, Urbaschek, Stephan (eds.), ‘Mike Kelley’, Munich: Ingvald Goetz, 2008

Kelley, Mike, Francis, Mark (eds.), ‘Mike Kelley. Day is Done’, New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007
Gagosian Gallery (ed.), ‘Mike Kelley: Hermaphrodite Drawings (2005 – 2006)’, London: Gagosian Gallery, 2007

Welchman, John C. (ed.), ‘Mike Kelley: Interviews, Conversations and Chit-Chat (1986 – 2004)’, Dijon: Les Presses du Réel, Zurich: JRP/Ringier, 2005

Welchman, John C. (ed.), ‘Minor Histories’, Cambridge: MIT Press, 2004
Kelley, Mike, ‘The Uncanny by Mike Kelley, Artist’, Liverpool: Tate Liverpool, Vienna: Museum Moderner Kunst, 2004

Aupetitallot, Yves, ‘Mike Kelley’, Grenoble: Centre National d’Art Contemporain de Grenoble, 1999

Welchman, John C., Graw, Isabelle, Vidler, Anthony, ‘Mike Kelley’, London, Phaidon Press, 1999
Grässlin, Karola, ‘Mike Kelley – Two Projects’, Braunschweig: Kunstverein Braunschweig, Cologne: König, 1999

Stals, José Lebrero (ed.), ‘Mike Kelley 1985 – 1996’, Barcelona: Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, 1997

Sussman, Elizabeth (ed.), ‘Mike Kelley: Catholic Tastes’, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art/Harry M. Abrams Inc., 1993

Artist Book’s & Writings

Kelley, Mike. ‘Mike Kelley. Photographs/Sculptures’, Tokyo: Wako Works of Art, 2009 (exh. cat)


__, ‘Three Dimensions. Modern & Contemporary Approaches to Relief and Sculpture’, New York: Acquavella Galleries, 2017, pp. 34-35, ill. (exh. cat.)

Baier, Simon, Bürgi, Bernhard M., Caraco, Oliver, [et. al.], ‘Sculpture on the Move 1946 – 2016’, Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz, 2016, pp. 118-119, ill. (exh. cat.)

Ammer, Manuela, Hochdörfer, Achim, Joselit, David (eds.), ‘Painting 2.0 Expression in the Information Age. Gesture and Spectacle. Eccentric Figuration. Social Networks.’, Munich: Prestel, 2015, p. 59, ill. (exh. cat.)
Loers, Veit, Jansen, Gregor (eds.), ‘Avatar und Atavismus. Outside der Avantgarde’, Heidelberg: Kehrer, 2015, n. p., ill. (exh. cat.)

Julia Stoschek Collection, ‘High Performance. Time-Based Media Art Since 1996’, Berlin: Distanz, 2014

Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Whitney Biennial 2002’, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2012

Schimmel, Paul, Mark, Lisa Gabrielle (eds.), ‘Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974-1981’, Los Angeles: The Museum of Contemporart Art, 2011
Kelley, Mike, Nadel, Dan (eds.), ‘Return of the Repressed: Destroy All Monsters 1973-1977’, New York: Picture Box Inc., 2011

Bajc, Quentin (ed.), ‘Dreamlands’, Paris: Centre Pompidou, 2010

Pontégnie, Anne (ed.), ‘Educational Complex Onwards 1992 – 2008’, Zurich: JRP Ringier, 2008

Welchman, John C. (ed.), ‘Foul Perfection: Essays & Criticism’, Cambridge: MIT Press, 2003


Bui, Phong. ‘In Conversation: Allan McCollum with Phong Bui’, on: brooklynrail.org, 1 April 2017
Wright, Karen, ‘Venice Biennale: How Icelandic artist hands over pavilion to trolls’, on: independent.co.uk, 18 April 2017
Juliano, Michael, ‘Embrace your anxieties about the world at the Broad’s “Oracle”’, on timout.com/losangeles, 26 April 2017
Kufer, Katrina, ‘Institutions On The Rise’, on: harpersbazaararabia.com, May 16 2017
Angeleti, Gabriella, ‘Object lessons: an anti-authoritarian triptych by Mike Kelley, a Western sculpture by Frederic Remington and an early work by Rosemarie Trockel’, on: theartnewspaper.com, 17 May 2017
Cascone, Sarah, ‘Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts Gives Out $319,000 in Grants’, on: artnet.com, 24 March 2017
Miller, M.H., ‘Mike Kelley’s Underground Afterlife’, on: nytimes.com, 8 March 2017

Yerebakan, O.C., ‘Mike Kelley: “Memory Ware” at Hauser & Wirth Through December 23rd, 2016’, on: artobserved.com, 23 December 2016
Pogrebin, Robin, ‘ Art; Man of Steel, Cities of Resin’ in: The New
York Times, 4 Dec 2016, p. AR6
Mason, Isabella, ‘Mike Kelley’s “Kandors” at Venus over Manhattan, New York’, on www.blouinartinfo.com, 22 November 2016.
Lempesis, Dimitris, ‘Art Cities: N. York – Mike Kelley’, on www.dreamideamachine.com, 03 November 2016.
Pini, Gary, ‘9 Must-See Art Shows Opening this Week’, on: www.papermag.com, 03 November 2016
___, ‘Mike Kelley: Framed and Frame’, on: www.moussemagazine.com, 02 November 2016
Finkel, Jori, ‘Charity begins at home for the Mike Kelley Foundation’, in: The Art Newspaper (Number 284), London/UK, November 2016, pg 10.
Cox, Will, ‘Flying the Adolescent Flag’, on: www.broadsheet.com, Melbourne, October 28, 2016.
___, ‘Mike Kelley Memory Ware’, on: www.glassismore.com, October 2016
Halperin, Moze, ‘Staff Picks’, on: www.flavorwire.com, 26 October 2016
___, ‘Anatomy of an artwork: Mike Kelley’s Framed, 1999’, in: The Guardian Guide, London/UK, 15 October 2016.
Gat, Orit, ‘Critic’s Guide: London’, on: www.frieze.com, London, 03 October 2016.
___, ‘Framed and Frame, Mike Kelley at Hauser & Wirth London’, on: www.sfaq.com, September 24, 2016.
Larouci, Samira, ‘Mike Kelley’s Chinatown Grotto Comes to London’, on: www.amuse-o-d.vice.com, London, 23 September 2016.
___, ‘Mike Kelley’s Chinatown crawl comes to London’ on: www.theartnewspaper.com, 22 September 2016
___, ‘Mike Kelley: Day is Done”, in: Frieze, London/UK, September 2016
___, ‘Datebook: Mike Kelley’s Installation ‘Framed and Frame’ at Hauser & Wirth, London’ on: www.uk.bouinartinfo.com, September 2016
___, ‘Five of the best… art exhibitions’, on: www.theguardian.com, 16 September 2016.
___, ‘Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts Announces Recipients of Inaugural Grants’, on: www.artforum.com, New York, 6 April 2016, ill.
Vankin, Deborah, ‘Mini gold in downtown L.A.? That and other arts projects win grants from Mike Kelley Foundation’, in: Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, 5 March 2016, ill.
___, ‘Mike Kelley’ [review], in: Artworld Magazine, Shanghai, November 2015, pp. 98-101, ill.
Lyon, Christine, ‘My House explores a raw, manic ethos’, on: www.nsnews.com, North Vancouver, 8 January 2016, ill.


Pofalla, Boris, ‘Erziehung ist ein Komplex: Mike Kelley macht Kunst daraus’, in:
Monopol, Berlin, November 2015, ill.
Levin, Kim, ‘Mike Kelley. Hauser Wirth, New York’, on: www.artagenda.com,
New York, 30 October 2015, ill.
___,‘New York’, in: Elite Traveler, New York, September/October 2015, p. 64, ill.
Marshall, Piper, ‘Mike Kelley’, on: www.artforum.com, New York, 28 September 2015, ill.
Thibaut, Wychowanok, ‘The city of Superman view by artist Mike Kelley’, on: www.numero.com, Paris, 23 September 2015, ill.
___, ‘Mike Kelley, Hauser & Wirth, New York’, on: www.aestheticamagazine.com, London, 19 September 2015, ill.
Steinhauer, Jilllian, ‘Mike Kelley’s Superman Complex’, on: www.hyperallergic.com, New York, 14 September 2015, ill.
Herriman Kat, ‘Hauser & Wirth`s new Mike Kelley exhibition requires a flash’,
in: W Magazine, New York, 13 September 2015, ill.
___, ‘Leonardo DiCaprio Cuts the Line at Mobbed Mike Kelley Show’, on: www.artnet.com, Berlin, 11 September 2015, ill.
Corona, Sarah, ‘Tra la Cosmic Cavern e Plato’s Cave, Mike Kelley da il suo imprinting all’autunno newyorkese. Grande mostra da Hauser & Wirth’, on: www.arttribune.com, Rome, 11 September 2015, ill.
Lehrer, Adam, ‘In the Hauser & Wirth exhibit “Mike Kelley”, the late artist explores superman’s home city Kandor’, on: www.forbes.com, New York, 11 September 2015, ill.
Miller, Michael, ‘Whatever happened to the man of tomorrow? Mike Kelley’s final superman-inspired works land in Chelsea’, on: www.artnews.com, New York, 11 September 2015, ill.
Johnson, Ken, ‘Review: Mike Kelley Uncorks Superman’s Kandor City in a Bottle’, on: www.nytimes.com, 10 September 2015, ill.
Moss, Hilary, ‘An Art-World Fortress of Solitude Comes to New York City’, on: www.nytimes.com, New York, 8 September 2015
Ohly Evans, Christina, ‘Mike Kelley at Hauser & Wirth’, New York, on: www.howtospendit.com, London, 2 September 2015, ill.
Burns, Charlotte, ‘Mike Kelley’s Superman-inspired sculptures coming to New York’, on: www.theartnewspaper.com, London, 28 August 2015, ill.

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