ALLAN McCOLLUM
Selected Texts: Articles,
Monographs, Interviews,
and Reviews

  To download many of the texts below as PDF FILES, click HERE
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ALL THE TEXTS THAT FOLLOW ARE COPYRIGHTED BY THE AUTHORS,
AND ARE REPRODUCED HERE FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.
NONE OF THE TEXTS MAY BE REPRODUCED WITHOUT
PERMISSION FROM THE AUTHOR.

 JADE DELLINGER
(2013) A Conversation with Allan McCollum:
Mass-Producing Individual Works


 RHEA ANASTAS
(2012) In Every Act of Approaching a Painting

 MARTHA BUSKIRK
(2012) Allan McCollum's Curiosities, Natural and Cultural

 MARYJO MARKS
(2012) Allan McCollum's Supplements, More or Less

 TREVOR STARKE
(2011)  Allan McCollum: Plaster Surrogates

 DAVID JOSELIT
(2011)  Signal Processing: On Abstraction Then and Now

 PAUL BERNARD
(2010)  Interview with Allan McCollum
on Each and Every One of You
[or, in French here]

 JEAN-EMMANUEL DENAVE
(2010)  Un bain de multitude:
Each and Every One of You
[review, in French, from Le Petit Bulletin]

 SHAPES FOR HAMILTON,
 SOME TEXTS AND PICTURES

(2010)  News on the Shapes for Hamilton project:
a unique Shapes print for each of the 6,000+ residents
of the township of Hamilton, New York

 CHARMAINE WHEATLEY
(2009)  Allan McCollum:
Shapes From Maine
[review]

 ALEX KLEIN, moderator
(2008)  Allan McCollum & Allen Ruppersberg:
Conversation on their work and friendship,
at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

 JILL GASPARINA
(2008)  L’art à une échelle de masse
Sur The Shapes Project d’Allan McCollum
[in French]

 NANCY PRINCENTHAL
(2007)  Shape Shifter:
Allan McCollum's Shapes Project

 JESSICA HELFAND
(2007)  The Illusion of Certainty:
The Shapes Project

 HELEN MOLESWORTH
(2005)  Allan McCollum:
The Perfect Vehicles and Over Ten Thousand Individual Works

 JOHANNA BURTON
(2004)  Allan McCollum:
Perpetual Photos & The Recognizable Image Drawings
[Artforum review]

 ROBERTA SMITH
(2004)  Allan McCollum:
Perpetual Photos & The Recognizable Image Drawings
[NY Times review]

 DAVID CATEFORIS
(2003)  A Map of the Divide:
The Kansas and Missouri Topographical Model Project
(and a brief interview with the artist)

 RHEA ANASTAS
(2003)  Allan McCollum:
The Kansas and Missouri Topographical Model Project

 MARTHA BUSKIRK
(2003)  Context As Subject [excerpt]

 ROBERT ENRIGHT
(2001)  No Things but in Ideas:
An Interview with Allan McCollum

 FRANCES RICHARD
(2001)  Allan McCollum: THE EVENT: Petrified Lightning
from Central Florida (with Supplemental Didactics) [review]

 PONTUS KYANDER
(2001)  Allan McCollum: The New City Markers

 TINA YAPELLI
(2001)  SIGNS OF THE IMPERIAL VALLEY:
Sand Spikes from Mount Signal

 CAREY LOVELACE
(2001)  Allan McCollum: THE EVENT: Petrified Lightning
from Central Florida (with Supplemental Didactics) [review]

 MARK DANIEL COHEN
(2000)  Allan McCollum: THE EVENT: Petrified Lightning
from Central Florida (with Supplemental Didactics) [review]

 AMY JEAN PORTER
(2000)  Allan McCollum: THE EVENT: Petrified Lightning
from Central Florida (with Supplemental Didactics) [review]

 DENA SHOTTENKIRK
(2000) Allan McCollum: THE EVENT: Petrified Lightning
from Central Florida (with Supplemental Didactics) [review]

 MICHEL MENU
(2000) Coups de foudre:
les fulgurites d'Allan McCollum  [ In French ]  

 JOHANNES MEINHARDT
(2000)  Zeichen, Kopien, Stellvertreter,
Abdrücke, Spuren  [ In German ]  

 CATE McQUAID
(2000)  Allan McCollum: The Small World Drawings [review]

 ADRIENNE M. GOLUB
(1999)  Bolt from the Blue
The Event: Petrified Lightning from Central Florida;

(with Supplemental Didactics) [review]

 JADE DELLINGER
(1998)  The Event: Petrified Lightning from Central Florida
(with Supplemental Didactics): An Interview with Allan McCollum

 ANNE DAGBERT
(1998)  Allan McCollum: Musee d'Art Moderne [review]

 W. J. T. MITCHELL
(1998)  The Last Dinosaur Book: Paleoart [excerpt]

 HELEN MOLESWORTH
(1998)  Impossible Objects: Man-Made
fulgurites by Allan McCollum

 ROSALIND KRAUSS
(1996)  Formless: A User's Guide [excerpt]

 CATHERINE QUÉLOZ
(1996)  Interview with Allan McCollum

 DIETMAR ELGER
(1996)  From Artificial Surrogates to Natural Copies

 REPRINTS
(1996)  Dinosaur track texts project

 JOSHUA DECTER
(1995)  Natural Copies at Weber Gallery [review]

 GEORGE MELROD
(1995)  Natural Copies at Weber Gallery [review]

 JOHANNES MEINHARDT
(1994)  Painting as Empty Space: Allan McCollum's
Subversion of the Last Painting

 SISTER WENDY BECKETT
(1993) Allan McCollum, Five Perfect Vehicles

 MARKUS BRUDERLIN
(1994)  The Trials of the Picture in the Eighties

 JEFFREY KASTNER
(1993)  Allan McCollum: Drawings

 THOMAS LAWSON
(1992)  Interview with Allan McCollum

 RICHARD KALINA
(1992)  Lost and Found

 WADE SAUNDERS
(1992) Making Artists Making Art [excerpt]

 LYNNE COOKE
(1991)  Interview with Allan McCollum

 ANDREA FRASER
(1991)  May I Help You? [performance script]

 SUZI GABLIK
(1991)  The Reenchanment of Art [excerpt]

 ICI STUDIO TALK
(1991)  Excerpts from a transcription of a studio talk
(Published by Independent Curators International, in 2004)

 DENA SHOTTENKIRK
(1990)  Drawings at Weber Gallery [review]

 LIAM GILLICK
(1990)  Allan McCollum at the Serpentine [review].

 LARS NITTVE
(1990)  Allan McCollum, Coda

 LYNNE COOKE
(1989)  Allan McCollum: The Art of Duplicitous Ingemination

 ANN GOLDSTEIN
(1989) Allan McCollum

 ANNE RORIMER
(1989)  Self-Reference and Mass-Production
in the Work of Allan McCollum 1969-1989

 SELMA KLEIN ESSINK
(1989)  Allan McCollum;
The Function, Meaning and Value of an Artwork

 KEVIN POWER
(1989)  Interview with Allan McCollum

 TRICIA COLLINS & RICHARD MILAZZO
(1989)  Double Talk. Quantity
and Immanence. Allan McCollum

 ANDREA FRASER
(1988)  Individual Works: Allan McCollum

 NICOLAS BOURRIAUD
(1988)  McCollum's Aura

 ULRICH WILMES
(1988)  Allan McCollum: Works 1978-1988

 HOLLAND COTTER
(1988)  Allan McCollum [review]

 ROBERTA SMITH
(1988)  Allan McCollum: Glossies & Individual Works [review]

 DOUGLAS C. McGILL
(1988)  Allan McCollum: Individual Works [review & profile]

 ROBERT C. MORGAN
(1988)  Allan McCollum's: Perfect Vehicles

 RONALD JONES
(1987)  As Though We Knew What To Do

 JOHN MILLER
(1987)  What You See is What You Don't Get: Allan McCollum's
Surrogates, Perpetual Photos, and Perfect Vehicles

 ANDREA FRASER
(1986)  Allan McCollum

 HAL FOSTER
(1986)  Subversive Signs [excerpt]

 DANIELA SALVIONI
(1986)  Interview with McCollum and Koons

 GRAY WATSON
(1985)  Interview with Allan McCollum

 JOSEPH MASHECK
(1985)  Allan McCollum, Perpetual Photos

 CLAUDE GINTZ
(1984)  Allan McCollum

 DA ROBBINS
(1984)  Interview with Allan McCollum

 CRAIG OWENS
(1983)  Repetition & Difference

 PAUL McMAHON
(1983)  From the Permanent Collection

 THOMAS LAWSON
(1983)  Allan McCollum: Plaster Surrogates [review]

 TIFFANY BELL
(1979)  Allan McCollum: Surrogate Paintings [review]


SELECTED TEXTS, ETC.

INTERVIEWS AND TEXTS BY THE ARTIST

OTHER TEXTS

PROJECTS

BIOGRAPHY/BIBLIOGRAPHY

DESCRIPTIONS
of different series, 1969-2009


ALBUM
selection of pictures



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