DOUG ASHFORD

1958, Rabat, Morocco - attended The Cooper Union - B.F.A. 1976 - lives in New York
 
Member of Group Material, also an organizer of ARTISTS Call with Lucy Lippard and others in 1983.

INDIVIDUAL CATALOGUES
     
     
     
ARTICLES BY ASHFORD     
     
Kiss of Death [1983] Real Life Magazine: Selected Writings and Project s 1979-1994  2006
The Exhibition as an Artistic Medium [a course taught] Art Journal , Summer 1998
     
CATALOGUES INCLUDING ASHFORD    
     
Constitution [organized by Group Material] The Temple Gallery, Temple University, Philadelphia 1987
Contemporary Perspectives 1984  Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 1984
Cultural Economies:Histories from the Alternative Arts Movement, NYC  The Drawing Center, New York 1996
Disinforamtion: The Manufacture of Consent  The Alternative Museum, New York  1985 
Motives Hallsways and CEPA / Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York 1985
Public Art  Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta 1985
Unknown Secrets: Art and the Rosenberg Era  Hillwood Art Gallery, Long Island University, New York 1988
     
GROUP MATERIAL EXHIBITIONS     
     
MASS The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York 1986
     
OTHER PUBLICATIONS     
     
Inserts ["Advertising Supplement to The New York Times" sponsored by the Public Art Fund] Group Material 1988
     
BOOKS INCLUDING ASHFORD    
     
Alternative Art New York 1965-1985 The Drawing Center / University of Minnesota Press 2002
Art and Artifact: The Museum as Medium  Thames & Hudson 2001
But is it Art? The Spirit of Art as Activism  Bay Press  1995 
Collectivism After Modernism: The Art of Social Imagination After 1945 University of Minnesota Press 2007 
Real Life Magazine: Selected Writings and Project s 1979-1994  Primary Information, New York 2006
     
PERIODICALS INCLUDING ASHFORD    
     
Art Journal [see: Articles above] Summer 1998
Upfront # 14/15 - PAD/D [Politicial Art and Documentation / Distribution] PAD/D 1987/8