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Selected Books and Catalogues


2018 Simms, Matthew / Meyer, Kimberi (et al.): ‘Robert Irwin: Site Determined’, Long Beach: University Art Museum, California State University Long Beach

2017 Pincus, Robert L.: ‘Robert Irwin: Drawings’, San Diego: Quint Gallery

2016 Agee, William C.: ‘Modern Art in America’, London and New York: Phaidon Press Limited, pp. 312–315, ill.

2016 Edwards, Adrienne: ‘Blackness in Abstraction’, New York: Pace Gallery, 2016, p. 31, ill.

2016 Rivenc, Rachel: ‘Made in Los Angeles’, Los Angeles: Getty Conservation Institute, pp. 128–163, ill.

2016 Hankins, Evelyn C. (ed.): ‘Robert Irwin: All the Rules Will Change’, Washington, DC: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

2016 Simms, Matthew: ‘Robert Irwin: A Conditional Art’, New Haven: Yale University Press

2015 Falconer, Morgan: ‘Painting Beyond Pollock’, London: Phaidon Press Limited, p. 140

2015 Miller, Dana (ed.): ‘Whitney Museum of American Art: Handbook of the Collection’, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, p. 191, ill. (text by Adam D. Weinberg)

2015 ‘The Painting of Moholy-Nagy: The Shape of Things to Come’, Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Museum of Art, p.112, ill.

2015 Irwin, Robert / Winkworth, Jennifer: Interview in ‘Robert Irwin: Cacophonous’, New York: Pace Gallery

2015 Stockebrand, Marianne (ed.): ‘Robert Irwin’, New York: Artifex Press

2014 ‘The Avant-Garde Collection’, Newport Beach, CA: Orange County Museum of Art, p. 46, ill.

2014 Bruno, Giuliana: ‘Surface: Matters of Aesthetics, Materiality, and Media’, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, pp. 73–75, 98, 101–102, ill.

2014 Allen, Gwen (et al.): ‘A Family Affair: Modern and Contemporary American Art from the Anderson Collection at Stanford University’, Stanford, CA: The Anderson Collection at Stanford University, pp. 144–149, ill.

2014 George, Herber: ‘The Elements of Sculpture: A Viewer’s Guide’, London and New York: Phaidon, p. 160, ill.

2014 Govan, Michael / Bernardini, Anna: ‘Robert Irwin, James Turrell, Villa Panza’, Varese, Italy: Fondo Ambiente Italiano, Villa e Collezione Panza

2014 ‘Robert Irwin’, Cologne: Galerie Thomas Zander

2014 ‘Robert Irwin: Projects & Exhibitions 2012–2013’, La Jolla, CA: Quint Gallery

2013 Atkins, Robert: ‘Art Speak: A Guide to Contemporary Ideas, Movements, and Buzzwords, 1945 to the Present’, New York and London: Abbeville Press Publishers, p. 150, ill.

2013 Irwin, Robert / Amirsadeghi, Hossein: Interview in ‘Art Studio America: Contemporary Artist Spaces’, New York: Thames & Hudson, pp. 174–177, ill.

2013 Govan, Michael (et al.): ‘James Turrell: A Retrospective’, Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, pp. 29, 120–121, 120, ill.

2013 Pasina, Irene: ‘Luce di Interni’, Milan: FrancoAngeli, pp. 78, 86–89, ill.

2013 ‘Robert Irwin: Double Blind’, Vienna: Secession

2012 Pagel, David / Pesanti, Heather: ‘Decade: Contemporary Collecting 2002–2012’, Buffalo, NY: The Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, ill.

2012 ‘Extreme Abstraction: Revisited. Buffalo, NY: The Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, pp. 20, 173, ill.

2012 Gielen, Denis: ‘S.F. Art, Science & Fiction’, Brussels: Musée des Arts Contmporains de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles au Grand-Hornu, ill.


2012 Tiberghien, Gilles A.: ‘Land Art’, Paris: Dominique Carré Éditeur, pp. 18–19, ill.

2011 Dreishpoon, Douglas (ed.): ‘The Long Curve: 150 Years of Visionary Collection at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery’, Milan: Skira, ill.

2011 Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter: ‘Rebels in Paradise: The Los Angeles Art Scene and the 1960s’, New York: Henry Holt and Company

2011 Irwin, Robert: ‘Notes Toward A Conditional Art’, Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum

2011 O’Keeffe, Linda: ‘Brilliant: White In Design’, New York: The Monacelli Press, p. 174, ill.

2011 Perchuk, Andrew (et al.): ‘Pacific Standard Time: Los Angeles Art 1945–1980’, Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute and the J. Paul Getty Museum, ill.

2011 ‘Phenomenal: California Light, Space, Surface’, San Diego: Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, ill.

2011 Stein, Jordan: ‘Endless Column’, San Francisco: Glasshouse

2010 Glimcher, Arne (et al.): ‘50 Years at Pace’, New York: Pace Gallery, ill.

2010 Meyer, James (ed.): ‘Minimalism’, London: Phaidon Press, p. 28, ill.


2010 ‘Primary Atmospheres: Works from California 1960–1970’, New York: David Zwirner, p. 47, ill.


2010 ‘Robert Irwin’, Segovia: Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente

2009 Bernstein, Roberta / Varnedoe, Kirk: ‘Ferus’, New York: Rizzoli, pp. 78– 89, ill.

2009 ‘Irwin & Hooper: The Frances and John Bowes Collection’, San Francisco: California College of the Arts, pp. 40–43, ill.

2009 McKenna, Kristine: ‘The Ferus Gallery: A Place to Begin’ Göttingen: Steidl

2009 ‘Matrix/Berkeley: A Changing Exhibition of Contemporary Art’, Berkeley: Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, p. 37

2008 Feinstein, Roni: ‘Circa 1958: Breaking Ground in American Art’, Chapel Hill: Ackland Art Museum and University of North Carolina, p. 8, ill.

2008 Dictionnaire International de la Sculpture Moderne & Contemporaine,’ Paris: Éditions du Regard, pp. 262–236, ill.

2008 ‘Hot Spots: Rio de Janeiro/Milan – Turin/Los Angeles, 1956 bis 1969’, Göttingen: Steidl, p. 265, ill.

2008 Kleeblatt, Norman L. (ed.): ‘Action / Abstraction: Pollock, De Kooning, and American Art, 1940–1976’, New York and New Haven: The Jewish Museum and Yale University Press, p. 29

2008 Macnair, Jennifer / Frick, Thomas / Butler, Nola (eds.): ‘BCAM/LACMA 2008’, Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, pp. 9, 11–12, 96–97, 109, 130–131, 133, 138–139, 154, 159, ill.

2008 ‘The Margulies Collection’, Miami: The Martin Z. Margulies Foundation, p. 125, ill.

2008 Panza, Giuseppe / Hankins, Evelyn C.: ‘The Panza Collection’, Washington, DC: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, pp. 26, 60-63, ill.

2008 Davies, High M. / Irwin, Robert: ‘Robert Irwin: Primaries and Secondaries’, San Diego, California: Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

2008 ‘The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia, 1860–1989’, New York: Guggenheim Museum, ill.

2008 Goldstein, Ann (et al.): ‘This Is Not to Be Looked At: Highlights from the Permanent Collection of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles’, Los Angeles: Museum of Contemporary Art

2008 ‘Time & Place: Los Angeles 1958–1968’, Stockholm: Moderna Museet, p. 92, ill.

2008 Weschler, Lawrence: ‘Seeing Is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees. Expanded Edition: Over Thirty Years of Conversations with Robert Irwin’, Los Angeles: University of California Press

2007 ‘Collection Art Contemporain’, Paris: Éditions du Centre Pompidou, p. 278, ill.

2007 Collins, Judith: ‘Sculpture Today’, London: Phaidon, pp. 258–259, ill.

2007 Dreishpoon, Douglas / Bonetti, David: ‘The Panza Collection: An Experience of Color and Light’ Buffalo, NY: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, pp. 12, 17, 18, 56, 104, 112, ill.

2007 Gielen, Dinis: ‘Atlas of Contemporary Art for Use by Everyone’, Hornu, Belgium: Musée des Arts Contemporains au Grand-Hornu, pp. 180, 280, 353, ill.

2007 Irwin, Robert (et al.): ‘Modern Sculpture Read’, Leeds: Henry Moore Institute, pp. 381–387

2007 Panza, Giuseppe: ‘Giuseppe Panza: Memories of a Collector’, trans. Michael Haggerty, New York: Abbeville Press

2007 Weyland, Jocko: ‘Now I Hate Summer’, Los Angeles: Elk

2006 Storr, Robert: ‘Elemental Form’, New York: L & M Arts, p. 20, ill.

2006 Harper, Glenn / Moyer, Twylene (eds.): ‘A Sculpture Reader: Contemporary Sculpture Since 1980’, Hamilton, NJ: ISC Press, pp. 70–75, ill.

2006 ‘Invisible Might: Works from 1965–1971’, New York: Nyehaus,

2006 Varnedoe, Kirk: ‘Pictures of Nothing: Abstract Art Since Pollock’, Washington, DC: Board of Trustees, National Gallery of Art, ill.

2005 Bishop, Claire: ‘Installation Art: A Critical History’, London: Tate Publishing, 2005: 56–59, 85.
Extreme Abstraction. Text by Claire Schneider. Buffalo, New York: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 2005.

2005 Rose, Barbara: ‘Monocromos: de Malevich al presente. Madrid: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, 2005.

2005 Stringer, John: ‘Seeking Transcendence’, Perth: Art Gallery of Western Australia, p. 11, ill.

2004 Cooke, Lynne / Govan, Michael: ‘Dia: Beacon’, New York: Dia Art Foundation, pp. 156, 158, 160–165, 345, ill.

2004 ‘A Minimal Future? Art as Object 1958–1968’, Los Angeles: Museum of Contemporary Art

2004 ‘Singular Forms (Sometimes Repeated): Art from 1951 to the Present’, New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, p. 127, ill.

2004 Zelevansky, Lynn: ‘Beyond Geometry: Experiments in Form, 1940s–70s’ Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, p. 123, ill.

2003 Pakesch, Peter (ed.): ‘Imagination: Perception in Art’, Cologne: Walther König, pp. 128–129, ill.

2002 Fabozzi, Paul F.: ‘Artists, Critics, Context: Readings in and Around American Art Since 1945’, Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall

2002 Varnedoe, Kirk: ‘Ferus’, New York: Gagosian Gallery, ill.

2002 Weschler, Lawrence: ‘Robert Irwin, Getty Garden’, Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum


2001 Glimcher, Mildred (ed.): ‘Adventures in Art: 40 Years at Pace’, Milan: Leonardo International

2000 Panza di Biumo, Giuseppe (et al.): ‘Venice/Venezia: California Art from The Panza Collection at the Guggenheim Museum’, New York: Guggenheim Museums Publication

2000 ‘Celebrating Modern Art: Highlights of the Anderson Collection’, San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

1999 Corzo, Miguel Angel, (ed.): ‘Mortality Immortality? The Legacy of 20th-Century Art’, Los Angeles: Getty Conservation Institute

1999 Morris, Robert: ‘Continuous Project Altered Daily: The Writings of Robert Morris’, Boston: MIT Press, p. 201, ill.

1999 Phillips, Lisa: ‘The American Century Art and Culture 1950–2000’, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art

1999 ‘Robert Irwin: Double Diamond 1997–1998’, Lyon and Milan: Musée d’art contemporain; Skira

1999 Torres, Ana Maria / Pelli, Denis: ‘Thresholds: Limits of Perception’, New York: New York Arts Magazine

1998 Causey, Andrew: ‘Sculpture Since 1945’, Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 122

1998 ‘Robert Irwin: A Selection of Works 1958 to 1970’, New York: PaceWildenstein

1997 Archer, Michael: ‘Art Since 1960’, London: Thames and Hudson

1995 Juncosa, Enrique / Weschler, Lawrence: ‘Robert Irwin’, Madrid: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia

1994 Stockebrand, Marianne / Müller, Sabine / Weschler, Lawrence: ‘Robert Irwin’, Cologne: Kölnischer Kunstverein

1994 Charre, Alain: ‘Robert Irwin’, Paris: Musée d'art moderne de la ville de Paris

1993 Yard, Sally (et al.): ‘Robert Irwin’, Los Angeles: The Museum of Contemporary Art

1992 ‘American Art 1930-1970’, Milan: Fabbri Editori


1992 Levine, Ed: ‘Site Sculptors and Landscape Architects’, Minneapolis: Minneapolis College of Art and Design

1991 Everett, Sally (ed.): ‘Art Theory and Criticism’, North Carolina: McFarland & Co., Inc.

1991 ‘Finish Fetish: LA’s Cool School’, Los Angeles: Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California

1990 Friedman, Martin: ‘Walker Art Center: Paintings and Sculpture from the Collection’, New York and Minneapolis: Rizzoli and the Walker Art Center

1987 Feinberg, Jean: ‘Perceiving the Garden: Robert Irwin at Wave Hill’, New York: Wave Hill

1986 Hunter, Sam (ed.): ‘An American Renaissance: Painting and Sculpture Since 1940’, New York: Abbeville Press, ill.

1985 Irwin, Robert / Weschler, Lawrence (ed.): ‘Being and Circumstance: Notes Toward a Conditional Art’, San Francisco and New York: Lapis Press in conjunction with the Pace Gallery and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

1984 Harris, Stacy Paleologos (ed): ‘Insights/On Sites: Perspectives on Art in Public Spaces’, Washington, DC: Partners for Livable Places

1984 Tannenbaum, Judith: ‘Sites and Solutions: Recent Public Art’, Reading, PA: Freedman Gallery, Albright College, pp. 7, 23, ill.

1983 ‘The First Show: Painting and Sculpture from Eight Collections 1940–1980’, Los Angeles: Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

1982 ‘Form and Function: Proposals for Public Art in Philadelphia’, Philadelphia: Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

1982 Johnson, Ellen (ed.): ‘American Artists on Art: 1940 to 1980’, New York: Harper & Row

1982 ‘The Rebounding Surface: A Study of Refections in the Work of Nineteen Contemporary Artists’, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York: Bard College Center

1982 Weschler, Lawrence: ‘Seeing Is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees’, Berkeley: University of California Press

1981 ‘Art in Los Angeles: Seventeen Artists in the Sixties: The Museum as Site’, Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

1980 Fox, Judith Hoos: ‘Aspects of the 70’s: Sitework’, Wellesley, MA: Wellesley College Museum

1980 Kardon, Janet / Neff, John Hallmark: ‘Drawing: The Pluralist Decade’, Philadelphia: Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania

1979 Rosenthal, Mark / Celant, Germano: ‘Andre, Buren, Irwin, Nordman: Space as Support’, Berkeley: University of California Art Museum

1979 Barilli, Renato / Alinovi, Francesca / Irwin, Robert: ‘Painting and Environment: An Inevitable Encounter/The Explosion of Color-Light in Space’, Milan: Commune di Milano

1978 Weschler, Lawrence: ‘Robert Irwin: Matrix 15’, exhibition brochure, Berkeley: University of California Art Museum


1977 ‘Ambiente/Arte: Dal Futurismo Alla Body Art’, Venice: La Biennale di Venezia, pp. 173, 187, 208–209, ill.

1977 Irwin, Robert: “Notes Toward a Model”, in ‘Robert Irwin’, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art


1977 Wight, Frederick S.: ‘Oral History: Robert Irwin Interview’, Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California

1976 ‘Critical Perspectives in American Art’, Amherst, Massachusetts: University of Massachusetts Press


1976 Hopkins, Henry T.: ‘Painting and Sculpture in California: The Modern Era’, San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Art

1976 Krauss, Rosalind / Hunter, Sam / Tucker, Marcia: ‘The Last Time I Saw Ferus’, Newport Beach, CA: Newport Harbor Art Museum

1976 ‘La Biennale di Venezia, 1976: Environment, Participation, Cultural Structures’, vol. 1, Venice: Alfieri edizioni d’arte, p. 162

1975 Licht, Ira: ‘Robert Irwin’, Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art

1975 Rose, Barbara: ‘American Art Since 1900’, New York: Preager


1975 ‘A View Through’, Long Beach: Art Galleries, California State University

1974 ‘Art Now 74’, Washington, DC: John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

1974 Plagens, Peter: ‘Sunshine Muse: Contemporary Art on the West Coast’, New York: Preager


1974 ‘Some Recent American Art’, Melbourne: National Gallery of Victoria


1973 ‘Art in Space: Some Turning Points’, Detroit: Detroit Institute of Arts


1973 Hunter, Sam: ‘American Art of the Twentieth Century’, New York: Abrams


1972 Hamilton, Richard (ed.): ‘Polaroid Portraits: Vol. 1’, Stuttgart: Edition Hansjorg Mayer

1972 ‘The State of California Painting’, New Plymouth, New Zealand: Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

1972 ‘USA: West Coast’, Hamburg: Kunstverein

1971 ‘Art and Technology: A Report on the Art & Technology Program of the Los Angeles County Museum’ Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art


1971 ‘Thirty-second Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting’, Washington, DC: Corcoran Gallery of Art

1971 ‘Transparency, Reflection, Light, Space. Four Artists: Peter Alexander, Larry Bell, Robert Irwin, Craig Kauffman’, Los Angeles: University of California Art Galleries

1971 ‘Works for New Spaces’, Minneapolis: Walker Art Center


1970 ‘Kompas 4: West Coast USA’, Eindhoven: SM Uitgeverij

1970 ‘Larry Bell, Robert Irwin, Doug Wheeler’, London: Tate Gallery


1970 ‘Looking West 1970’, Omaha, NE: Joslyn Art Center


1970 ‘Permutations: Light and Color’, Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art

1970 ‘69th American Exhibition’, Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago

1969 Livingston, Jane: ‘Robert Irwin - Doug Wheeler, 1969’, Fort Worth: Fort Worth Art Center

1969 ‘West Coast 1945–1969’, Pasadena, California: Pasadena Art Museum

1968 Coplans, John: ‘Gene Davis / Robert Irwin / Richard Smith’, New York: The Jewish Museum

1968 ‘Los Angeles 6’, Vancouver, BC: Vancouver Art Gallery

1968 Coplans, John: ‘Robert Irwin,’ Pasadena, CA: Pasadena Art Museum

1968 ‘6 Artists, 6 Exhibitions’, Minneapolis: Walker Art Center

1968 ‘Untitled, 1968: A National Invitational Exhibition’, San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Art

1966 ‘Robert Irwin / Kenneth Price’, Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

1965 Hopps, Walter: ‘Exhibition of the United States of America: VIII Biennial of the Museum of Modern Art, São Paulo, Brazil’, Pasadena, CA: Pasadena Art Museum


1965 Sietz, William C.: ‘The Responsive Eye’, New York: Museum of Modern Art

1964 ‘Seven New Artists’, New York: Sidney Janis Gallery

1962 ‘Fifty California Artists’, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art

1961 ‘Pacific Profile of Young West Coast Painters’, Pasadena, CA: Pasadena Art Museum

1960 Hopkins, Henry: ‘Fifty Paintings by Thirty-Seven Artist of the Los Angeles Area’, Los Angeles: University of California Press

1959 ‘California Painters and Sculptors, Thirty-Five and Under’, Los Angeles: Dickson Art Center, University of California, Los Angeles

1959 ‘Recent Paintings by Robert Irwin’, Los Angeles: Ferus Gallery