HANS HAACKE

1936, Koln, Germany - Lives and works in New York City

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ARTISTS' BOOKS
Business As Usual John Weber Gallery, New York 1988
Hans Haacke: Four Recent Works of Art  Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, University of California, Santa Cruz  1977 
Hans Haacke: Four Works 1978-79 John Weber Gallery, New York  1979
Hans Haacke: Upstairs at Mobil John Weber Gallery, New York  1981
Seurat's "Les Poseuses" (small version), 1888 - 1975 John Weber Gallery, New York 1975
The Chocolate Master [in German] Paul Maenz, Koln 1981
The Chocolate Master Metrepole, Toronto 1982
The Good Will Umbrella [Mobil Oil]  John Weber Gallery, New York 1977
The Philips Pieces [7 stapled pages with images and text on one side. Philips is headquarted in Eindhoven.] Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven 1979
(We believe in the power of creative imagination) [Fabrique Nationale - with gun sales internationally - is headquarted in Hestral, Belgium] Gent, Belgium 1980
     
EXHIBITIONS CURATED BY HAACKE     
     
Viewing Matters / AnsichtsSachen Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam 1999
     
DOCUMENTS AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS    
     
Art Workers Coalition - Open Hearing Art Workers Coalition  1969
Democracy: A Project by Group Material Bay Press / Dia Art Foundation 1990
Dokumente zur Aktuellen Kunst 1967 -1970 [materials from the archives of Harald Szeemann]  Kunstkreis AG Luzern 1972
Inserts ["Advertising Supplement to The New York Times" sponsored by the Public Art Fund] Group Material 1988
John Weber Gallery Newsletter  John Weber Gallery , New York 1975 
What Do You Expect? Paul Maenz, Koln  1977 
     
EPHEMERA   

 
   
Hans Haacke [poster - text and images on both sides - for the exhibition at the Van Abbemuseum - exhibition - Volume 1 - shared with the Museum of Modern Art, Oxford where it was first installed in 1978] Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven 1979
Hans Haacke: Business could hold art exhibitions to tell its own story [announcement card, text on one side] John Weber Gallery , New York 1979
John Weber Gallery Visitors' Profile: Results - Hans Haacke [announcement card with text on both sides] John Weber Gallery , New York 1973
Hans Haacke: Memory and Instrumental Reason [announcement card for a lecture by Benjamin Buchloh in conjuntion with the exhibition: Unfinished Business] The New Museum of Contemporary Art  1987 
Hans Haacke: Nach allen Regeln der Kunst (announcement card with image) Kunsthalle Bern 1985
Hans Haacke: New York (large heavy stock card with announcement information including: "Demonstrationen der physikalischen Welt Biologische und gesellschaftliche Systeme" - card has four ring holes for binder) Museum Haus Lange Krefeld 1972
From Hans Haacke: On the Wallrf-Richartz-Museum's censorship of my project for Projekt '74 [artists statement, 2 pages] Self, Cologne, June 24  1974
Vocation / Vacation Project (including Hans Haacke Garry Kennedy and Michael Asher [3 page carbon copy announcement sent to Judith Hoffberg] Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Alberta, Canada 1981
     
ARTICLES BY OR ABOUT / INTERVIEWS WITH    
     
Artist as Corporate Critic: and interview with Hans Haacke Parachute # 23 1981
Fictional Community [Haacke - Reichstag work]  Parachute # 103 2001
Hans Haacke's Cancelled Show at the Guggenheim [Jack Burnham] Artforum, June  1971 
Hans Haacke: Memory and Instrumental Reason [Benjamin H.D. Buchloh]  Art in America, February 1988 
Hans Haacke: Where the Consciousness Industry is Concentrated [includes interview and numerous works] Cultures in Contention, The Real Comet Press  1985 
Hans Haacke wind and water sculpture [Jack Burnham]  Tri-Quarterly Supplement 1967
Joint Statement [presented as an ad] in Artforum regarding exhibitions and artists rights (in response to Documenta 5) Artforum, June 1972
Touching the Rawest Nerves  Contemporanea, April 1990 
     
INDIVIDUAL CATALOGUE / BOOKS
   
Framing and Being Framed  The Press of Nova Scotia College  1975 
Free Exchange [Hans Haacke and Pierre Bourdieu]  Stanford University Press 1995
Hans Haacke - Volume 1 Museum of Modern Art, Oxford / Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven 1978 / 9
Hans Haacke - Volume 2 The Tate Gallery / Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven 1984
Hans Haacke  Galerija Suvremene Umjetnosti, Zagreb 1980
HansHaacke Baxter Art Gallery, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena 1978
Hans Haacke: For Real Works 1959-2006 Deichtorhallen, Hamburg 2007
Hans Haacke: Mia san mia  Generali Foundation  2001
Hans Haacke: Mixed Messages [included in larger catalogue Give & Take]  Serpentine Gallery, London  2001
Hans Haacke: Recent Work  The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago 1979 
Hans Haacke: Unfinished Business [plus supplement] The New Museum of Contemporary Art  1986
CATALOGUES INCLUDING HAACKE    
     
A Different War: Vietnam in Art  [mentioned in Lippard's essays, not in the exhibition] Independent Curators Incorporated, New York [traveled] 1990
A Forest of Signs: Art in the Crisis of Representation [not in exhibition but mentioned in catalogue essay by Anne Rorimer: Photography - Language - Context: Prellude to the 1980s] The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles 1989
Air Art  Arts Council YM/YWHA, Philadelphia 1968
A Minimal Future? Art as Object 1958-1968  The Museum of Contemporary Art, L.A.  2004
Art and the Dialectic Process [catalogue brochure] Everhart Museum, Scranton, Pennsylvania  1987 
Art by Telephone  Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago  1969 
Arte de Sistemas  Museo De Arte Moderno / CAYC - Centro de Arte y Communicacion, Buenos Aires 1971
Artists Look At Art  Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, Kansas 1978
Artists of Conscience  The Alternative Museum, New York  1991 
A View of a Decade 1967-1977  Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago  1977
Behind the Facts: Interfunktionen 1968-1975 Fundacio Jan Miro, Barcelona 2004 
Beyond Geometry: Experiments in Form, 1940s-1970s  Los Angeles County Museum of Art 2004 
Committed to Print: Social and Political Themes in Recent American Printed Art The Museum of Modern Art, New York 1988
Compassion and Protest: Recent Social and Political Art from the Eli Broad Family Foundation Collection  San Jose Art Museum  1991 
Conception, Conceptual Documents 1960-1990 Norwich Gallery, Norwich School of Art and Design, U.K. 2001
Conceptual Art Conceptual Aspects The New York Cultural Center 1970
Contemporary Sculpture. Projects in Munster 1997  Munster, Germany  1997
Content: A Contemporary Focus 1974-1984  Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  1984 
Contra Media The Alternative Museum, New York 1983
Difference: On Representation and Sexuality The New Museum of Contemporary Art , New York  1984 
Directions 1: Options  Milwaukee Art Center  1968
Directions 3: Eight Artists  Milwaukee Art Center 1971
Disarming Images: Art for Nuclear Disarmament  The Art Museum Association of America 1984
Documenta 5 Documenta 1972
Documenta 7  Kassel, Germany 1982 
Documenta 8 [curator: Manfred Schneckenburger] Kassel   1987
Documenta 10 Kassel, Germany 1997 
Drawings  John Weber Gallery, New York 1991
Earth Art Andrew Dikson White Museum of Art, Cornell 1969
Earth, Air, Fire, Water: Elements of Art Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 1971 
Ecovention: Current Art to Transform Ecologies  The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 2002
557,087 Seattle 1969
Fragile Ecologies: Contemporary Artists' Interpretation and Solutions [mentioned in the essays, not included in the exhibition] The Queens Museum, New York 1992
From the Collection of Sol LeWitt  Independent Curators  1985
Global Conceptualism: Points of Origin, 1950s-1980s Queens Museum of Art  1999
Homeland  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York 2003 
Image World: Art and Media Culture  Whitney Museum for American Art 1989 
Information The Museum of Modern Art, NY 1970
"Konzept" - Kunst  Kunstmuseum, Basel 1972
La Biennale di Venezia 1976 - From Nature to Art, from Art to Nature - Nature and Anti-Nature / also included in: International Events Venice  1976 
la Biennale di Venezia 45: National Pavilion - Germany [with Paik] Venice, various locations  1993
Magiciens de la Terre  Musee National d'Art Moderne Centre Georges Pompidou  1989
Marcel Broodthaers: Correspondances  Galerie Hauser & Wirth, Zurich and David Zwirner, New York  1995 
Matrix, A Changing Exhibition of Contemporary Art  [1977] Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT  1975+ 
Messages: Words and Images  Freedman Gallery, Albright College 1981
955,000 Vancouver Art Gallery 1970
No Art = No City! Urban Utopias in Contemporary Art   Stadtutopien in der zeitgenossischen Kunst 2003
Occupying Space: Sammlung Generali Foundation Collection  Generali Foundation  2003 
Open Systems: Rethinking Art c. 1970  Tate Modern 2005
Other Ideas The Detroit Institute of Arts 1969
Perverted by Language  Hillword Art Gallery, New York 1987 
Prospect 69  Kunsthalle Dusseldorf  1969 
Public Art  Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta 1985
Reagan: American Icon  Center Gallery of Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 1989
Reconsidering the Object of Art: 1965-1975  The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles 1995
Robert Barry, Victor Burgin, Hamish Fulton, Gilbert & George, Hans Haacke, John Hilliard, Kosuth/Charlesworth, David Tremlett, Lawrence Weiner  Fruit Market Gallery, Edinburgh  1976 
Signs of Life: Process and Materials, 1960-1990 Institute of Contemporary Art, U. of Pensylvania, Philadelphia 1990
'60 - '80: Attitudes / Concepts / Images Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam 1982
Software: Information Technology: Its New Meaning for Art The Jewish Museum 1970
Temporarily Possessed: The Semi-Permanent Collection The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York 1995
The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now San Francisco Museum of Modern Art 2008
The Decade Show: Frameworks of Identity in the 80s The New Museum of Contemporary Art / The Studio Museum of Harlem / the Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art,, New York 1990
The Desire of the Museum Whitney Museum Downtown at Federal Reserve Plaza 1989
The Last Picture Show The Walker Art Center  2003
The Machine as seen at the end of the mechanical age  The Museum of Modern Art, New York 1968
The Museum as Muse: Artists Reflect  The Museum of Modern Art, New York 1999
The 1984 Show Ronald Feldman Fine Art, Inc, New York 1983
The Political Arm  John Weber Gallery / Washington University Gallery of Art 1991
The Real Big Picture The Queens Museum, New York 1986
13 >Projekt '74< Artists Paul Maenz  1974 
Vocation / Vacation The Baniff Center, School of Fine Arts 1981
When Attitudes Become Form (Bern and London) Kunsthalle Bern 1969
Whitney Biennial 2000 [Michael Auping, Valerie Cassel, Hugh M. Davies, Jane Farver, Andrea Miller-Keller, and Lawrence R. Rinder] Whitney Museum of American Art 2000
Word as Image: American Art 1960-1990  Milwaukee Art Museum 1990
Worthless (Invaluable) Moderna galerija Ljubljana  2000
     
EAST VILLAGE EXHIBITIONS [INVITATIONS ONLY]    
     
All The News That's Fit For Prints: A parallel of social concerns of the 1930's/80's P.P.O.W. 1987
100 Years: A Tradition of Social and Political Art on the LOWER EAST SIDE P.P.O.W. 1988
     
GROUP MATERIAL EXHIBITIONS     
     
MASS The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York 1986
Resistance (Anti-Baudrillard) White Columns, New York 1987
     
SELECTED  BOOKS INCLUDING HAACKE    
     
Alternative Art New York 1965-1985 The Drawing Center / University of Minnesota Press 2002
Appropiation [Documents of Contemporary Art] MIT Press / Tate Gallery 2009
Art, Activism & Oppositionality: Essays from Afterimage Duke University Press 1998
Art After Conceptual Art MIT Press / Generali Foundation 2006
Art After Modernism: Rethinking Representation  The New Museum of Contemporary Art  1984 
Art and Artifact: The Museum as Medium  Thames & Hudson 2001
Art and Life Prager 1971 
Art and Social Chane: A Critical Reader Tate Publishing in association with Afterall 2007
Art & Technology: A Report on the Art & Technology Program of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1967-1971  Los Angeles County Museum of Art / The Viking Press 1971
Art in the Age of Mass Media Westview Press 1994
Art in the Land: A Critical Anthology of Environmental Art E. P. Dutton 1983
Art Povera: Eartheworks/Impossible Art/Actual Art/ Conceptual Art Germano Celant 1969
Art Talk: The Early 80s  Da Capo Press  1988
Art Workers: Radical Practice in the Vietnam Era University of California Press 2009
Beyond Recognition: Representation, Power, and Culture University of California Press 1992
Challenging Art: Artforum 1962-1974  Soho Press 2000 
Changing: Essays in Art Criticism [Lucy Lippard]  E. P. Dutton & Co. 1971
Collectivism After Modernism: The Art of Social Imagination After 1945 University of Minnesota Press 2007 
Conceptual Art Dutton 1972
Conceptual Art  Phaidon 1998
Conceptual Art: A Critical Anthology  MIT Press  1999
Conceptual Art and the Politics of Publicity  MIT Press  2003 
Conceptuallism in Latin American Art: Didactics of Liberation University of Texas Press  2007
Creative Time: The Book 33 Years of Public Art in NYC Princeton Architectural Press 2007
English is Broken Here: Notes on Cultural Fusion in the Americas [Fusco, Coco] The New Press, New York 1995
5000 Artists Return to Artists Space: 25 Years  Artists Space / D.A.P. Press  1998
From Margin to Center: The Spaces of Installation  Art  MIT Press  1999
From the Center: feminist essays on women's art  Dutton  1976 
Get the Message? A Decade of Art for Social Change [Lucy Lippard] E.P. Dutton 1984
Great Western Salt Works: essays on the meaning of Post-Formalist art  George Braziller 1974
Land and Environmental Art Phaidon 1998
Mapping the Terrain: New Genre Public Art Bay Press 1995
Minimal Art: A Critical Survey  E.P. Dutton & Co. 1968 
Museums by Artists Art Metropole, Toronto 1983
New Art Rizzoli 1991
New Art in the 60s and 70s: Redefining Reality  Thames and Hudson  2001 
New Art of Cuba [author: Luis Camnitzer] (Haacke's influence on Cuban artists) University of Texas Press, Austin 1994
One Place After Another: Site-Specific Art and Locational Identity  MIT Press 2004
On the Beaten Tack: tourism, art, and culture  The New Press, New York 1999
On the Museum's Ruins  MIT Press 1993
Out of the Box: The Reinvention of Art, 1965-1975  School of Visual Arts  2000 
Overlay: Contemporary Art and the Art of Prehistory  Pantheon  1983 
Rewriting Conceptual Art Reaktion Books [Critical Views], London 1999
Six Years: The dematerialization of the art object.... Praeger  1973 
The Bodies That Were Not Ours and other writings [Coco Fusco] Routledge 2001
The Context of Art / The Art of Context  Navado Press, Trieste  2004 
The Contingent Object of Contemporary Art  MIT Press  2003 
The Everyday [Documents of Contemporary Art] MIT Press and Whitechapel Gallery 2008
The Lure of the Local: senses of place in a multicentered society The New Press, New York 1997
Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art: A Sourcebook of Artists' Writings  University of California Press 1996 
The Pink Glass Swan: Selected Feminist Essays on Art  The New Press, New York 1995
The Un/Necessary Image Tanam Press 1982
Thinking About Exhibitions  Routledge 1996
Who Cares Creative Time Books 2006
Words To Be Looked At: Language in 1960s Art MIT Press 2007
     
SELECTED PERIODICALS INCLUDING HAACKE    
     
Artforum [Jack Burnham: Systems Esthetics]  September  1968
Artforum [Two Contributions of the Art and Science Muddle] January 1969
Artforum [Real Time Systems] September 1969
Artforum [Documenta 5] October 1972
Art in America [Manhattan Seven (including Matta-Clark, Sonfist, and Haacke)] July-August  1977 
Art in America [article by Benjamin Buchloh on Haacke]  February  1988
Art in America [Moral Rights: First Stage of False Start? by Martha Buskirk] July 1991
Art International [Artists on Their Art] April 20 1968
Art Journal [On Social Grease] Summer  1982 
Art Journal [The Need for Public Representation and the Burden of the German Past]  Winter  1989
Art Journal [The Second Johannesburg Biennale] Summer 1998
Art Nexus Vol.27  [The Second Johannesburg Biennial] January-March 1998
Avalanche # 01 [Rumbles] Avalanche 1970 
Grand Street #69 - Berlin  Grand Street 1999
Interfunktionen #09  Interfunktionen 1972
October 39  The MIT Press  1986 
Parachute # 23 [Hans Haacke and the Aesthetics of Legitimation] Parachute, Montreal 1981
Parachute # 103 Parachute, Montreal 2001
Studio International Vol. 195 No. 990 - Special Issue: Art Galleries & Alternative Spaces Studio International 1980
Third Text # 24  Third Text, Autumn  1993
Third Text # 38 [The 23rd Sao Paulo International Biennial: Dematerialization and Contextualisation ] Third Text, Spring  1997 
Trans> arts.cultures.media # 7 [included in article: Knowing Can Be Destroying] Passim Inc.  2000
TriQuarterly #32 Charles Newman 1975
Upfront # 05 - PAD/D [Political Art Documanetation / Distribution]  PAD/D 1983
Upfront # 14/15 - PADD [Politicial Art and Documentation / Distribution] PAD/D 1987/8
Vision #3 - New York City Crown Point Press 1976
Vision #5 - Artists' Photographs Crown Point Press  1982 
     
EXHIBITION REVIEWS     
     
Hans Haacke: Viewing Matters Art Journal, Fall 1999