Born 1954, Galesburg, Illinois, USA.
Lives and works in Cambridge, Massachusetts and Los Angeles, California, USA.

Selected Press

Artforum: Critic's Picks, Stephen Prina, Paola Nicolin, July 2017
Artforum, Design Beyond Reach, Alex Kitnick, Summer 2013
Kaleidoscope, Art / Exhibition: Stephen Prina, Judith Vrancken, July 2011
Frieze, Point Counter Point, Dominic Eichler, May 2009

Education

1980

M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California, USA

1977

B.F.A., Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, USA

1974

A.A., Carl Sandburg College, Galesburg, Illinois, USA

Solo Exhibitions

(C) denotes that a catalogue was published in conjunction with the exhibition.

2020

English for Foreigners, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico
Stephen Prina, Albertusstrasse, Galerie Gisela Capitain, Köln, Germany

2019

English for Foreigners (abridged), Petzel Gallery, New York, USA

2018

galesburg, illinois+, Sprüth Magers, Los Angeles, USA

2017

As He Remembered It, Capitain Petzel, Berlin, Germany
English for Foreigners, Madre, Naples, Italy

2016

galesburg, illinois+, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, USA
galesburg illinois+, Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve, Germany

2015

galesburg, illinois+, Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland

2014

¡Hola! ¿Qué tal?, Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne, Germany

2013

As He Remembered It, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, USA

2012

Filthy Rat, curated by José Luis Blondet, Galerie Mezzanin, Vienna, Austria
Painting, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, USA
Maureen Paley, London, UK

2011

As He Remembered It, Wiener Secession, Vienna, Austria, (C)
He was but a bad translation, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany
Carve Out a Space of Intimacy, Capitain Petzel, Berlin, Germany
Fondazione Galleria Civica-Centro di Ricerca sulla Contemporaneità, Trento, Italy

2010

Modern Movie Pop, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

2009

The Second Sentence of Everything I Read Is You, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaeno, Seville, Spain
Stephen Prina, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway
Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany
Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, USA

2008

The Second Sentence of Everything I Read Is You, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden Haubro Works, Germany

2007

Monochrome Painting, Art Unlimited, Art 38 Basel, Basel, Switzerland
The Second Sentence of Everything I Read is You, Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne, Germany

2006

The Second Sentence of Everything I Read is You, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, USA

2004

Retrospection Under Duress, Reprise, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
Vinyl II, Cubitt, London, UK
Homo Faber and Exquisite Corpse, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, USA

2002

To the People of Frankfurt am Main: Former Site of Reconstructed Schoenberg Study, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, USA
Stephen Prina, Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne, Germany

2001

Stephen Prina, PMK Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
What’s Wrong? Open the Door!…, Northern Illinois University Art Museum, Illinois, USA
Galerie Max Hetzler, 1991 (Ten Years After), Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, USA
Galerie Ghislane Hussenot, Paris, France

2000

To the People of Berlin, performance Freunde Guter Musik, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, Germany
To the People of Frankfurt am Main – At Least Three Types of Inaccessibility, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt, Germany
It was the best he could do at the moment, reprise, ArtPace, San Antonio, Texas, USA

1999

Push Comes to Love, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Push Comes to Love, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, USA
Push Comes to Love, Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne, Germany

1998

2 or 3 Things I Know About Her (Second Investigation): Stephen Prina’s Monochrome Painting, Musée d’art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland

1996

Retrospection Under Duress – L.O.V.E. – Installation (Ivory/Mahogany), Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Retrospection Under Duress – H.O.P.E. – Installation (White/American Maple), Luhring Augustine, New York, USA
Retrospection Under Duress – E.H.E. – Installation (Clear/Ramin), Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne, Germany
Retrospection Under Duress, Reprise, DAAD Galerie, Berlin, Germany (cat.)

1994

Dom-Hotel, Room 101, Köln/Dom Hotel, Zimmer 101, Köln, American Fine Arts, New York, USA
Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne, Germany

1993

Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, USA
Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne, Germany
Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

1992

Luhring Augustine Hetzler, Los Angeles, USA
It was the best he could do at the moment, Museum Boijmans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands (cat.)
Beat of the Traps, performance with Mike Kelley and Anita Pace, The Remise, Vienna

1991

Gordon Lebredt/Stephen Prina: Comedies of Objecthood, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada (cat.)
Galerie Peter Pakesch, Vienna, Austria
Galerie Max Hetzler, Cologne, Germany
Galerie Fricke, Düsseldorf, Germany

1990

Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne, Germany
Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, USA
Robbin Lockett Gallery, Chicago, USA
Stephen Prina: Monochrome Painting, Museum of Modern Art, P.S. 1, New York, USA (cat.)

1989

Galerie Crousel-Robelin, Paris, France
Stephen Prina: Monochrome Painting, The Renaissance Society, Chicago, USA
Stephen Prina: Monochrome Painting, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Stephen Prina, Luhring Augustine Hetzler, Los Angeles, USA
Stephen Prina: Exquisite Corpse: The Complete Paintings of Manet and Recent Work, Karsten Schubert, London, UK (cat.)

1988

Luhring Augustine & Hodes Gallery, New York, USA
Art, Design & Architecture Museum, (Formerly) University Art Museum, University of California Santa Barbara, California, USA

1980

An Observation of Musical Function, California Institute of the Arts, California, USA

1979

The Development of a Planar Standard, performance, California Institute of the Arts, California, USA

1978

Duet for Metronome and Frequency Analyzer, 1978, Carl Sandburg College, Galesburg, Illinois, USA
Related Projects, Galesburg Civic Center, Galesburg, Illinois, USA

1976

A Planar Delineation, Gallery 214, Visual Arts Building, Northern Illinois University, Illinois, USA

Two Person Exhibitions

2022

Stephen Prina & Christopher Williams, Albertusstrasse, Galerie Gisela Capitain, Köln, Germany

2019

Stephen Prina & Wade Guyton, Petzel Gallery, New York, USA

2016

Stephen Prina & Wade Guyton, Petzel Gallery, New York, USA

2015

Stephen Prina & Wade Guyton, Petzel Gallery, New York, USA

2013

Stephen Prina & Wade Guyton, Petzel Gallery, New York, USA

2012

Stephen Prina & Wade Guyton, Petzel Gallery, New York, USA

2011

Stephen Prina & Wade Guyton, Petzel Gallery, New York, USA

2010

Stephen Prina & Wade Guyton, Petzel Gallery, New York, USA

2002

Stephen Prina & Gaylen Gerber, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA

2001

Backdrop/We Represent Ourselves to the World, Stephen Prina & Gaylen Gerber, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA

1998

Stephen Prina & Tobias Rehberger, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, USA
Acropolis: Thanksgiving Day, 1989, Stephen Prina & Allen Ruppersberg, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

Group Exhibitions

2022

Schindler House: 100 Years in the Making, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Schindler House, West Hollywood, CA, USA

2021

Hanne Darboven, Wade Guyton, Allan McCollum, Stephen Prina, Samson Young, Petzel Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2020

Ice and Fire: A Benefit Exhibition in Three Parts, The Kitchen, online exhibition
Where Art Might Happen, The Early Years of CalArts, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz Austria

2019

Family Ties – The Schroder Donation, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Celebration of Our Enemies: Selections from the Hammer Contemporary Collection, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA
Where Art Might Happen, The Early Years of CalArts, Kestner Gessellschaft, Hannover, Germany
The Half Axel, Richard Telles, Los Angeles, USA

2018

Class Reunion: Works from the Gaby and Wilhelm Schürmann Collection, mumok, Vienna, Austria
Double Lives, Visual Artists Making Music, mumok, Vienna, Austria
This Brush for Hire: Norm Laich & Many Other Artists, Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California, USA
Nouvelles Images: Acquisitions, Donations, and Legacy 2016-2017, MAMCO, Geneva, Switzerland
Untitled (Monochrome), 1957 – 2017, Richard Taittinger Gallery, New York, USA

2017

Stephen Prina, Margaret Honda, Christopher Williams, Haubrok Foundation, Berlin, Germany
Blue Black, curated by Glenn Ligon, Pulitzer Arts Foundation, St Louis, Missouri, USA
Stephen Prina/Christopher Williams, Haubrok Foundation, Berlin, Germany
Wade Guyton & Stephen Prina, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, USA
We need to talk… – Artists and the public respond to present conditions in America, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2016

For The Love of Things: Still Life, Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY, USA
Block Parts, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, USA
As He Remembered It…, Galerie Mezzanin, Vienna, Austria

2015

to expose, to show, to demonstrate, to inform, to offer, MUMOK, Vienna, Austria
Sprayed, Gagosian Gallery, London, UK

2014

Another, Once Again, Many Times More, Martos, New York, USA
Whitney Biennial, New York, USA
Stars & Stripes: American Art of the 21st Century from the Goldberg Collection, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst, Australia
Titans of the Stratosphere: Rodney Graham, Mike Kelley, Paul McCarthy, Stephen Prina, Christopher Wool, Andrea Zittel, Patrick Painter Inc., Los Angeles, USA
Le Nouveau Festival, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Take It or Leave It: Institution, Image, Ideology, co-curated by Anne Ellegood and Johanna Burton, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA (cat.)
CLUES: John Baldessari, Robert Barry, Sophie Calle, Peter Downsbrough, Hendrik Kerstens, Allan McCollum, Stephen Prina and Lorna Simpson, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, USA

2013

Mingei: are you here? Pace London, UK
art is: new art, Arnold Schönberg Center, Vienna
Among From With Andrew Witkin: Platform 11, de Cordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, USA
Feverish Library (continued), Capitain Petzel, Berlin
Between This, That and the Other Thing, Harris Liebermann, New York, USA

2011

Museum of Desire, MUMOK, Vienna, Austria
The Boy Who Robbed You a Few Minutes Before Arriving at the Ball, Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne, Germany

2010

Real Presences: Marcel Broodthaers today, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany
The Space Between Reference and Regret, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, USA
Spray!, D’Amelio Terras, New York, USA
Vertically Integrated Manufacturing, Murray Guy, New York, USA

2009

KunstFilm Biennale, Filmforum in the Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Nothingness and Being, Seventh Interpretation of La Coleccion Jumex, Curated by Shamim M. Momin, Fundación/Colección Jumex, Mexico City
Just What are They Saying, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, USA
Feed Back Stage, Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna

2008

Kunst Im Heim, Capitain Petzel Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Painting Now and Forever Part II, Matthew Marks & Greene Naftali, New York, USA
Not So Subtle Subtitle, Curated by Matthew Brannon, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York, USA
Stephen Prina, James Welling, B. Wurtz, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, USA
Time Crevasse, Yokohama 2008: International Triennale of Contemporary Art, Yokohama, Japan
2008 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum, New York, USA
An Unruly History of the Readymade, Curated by Jessica Morgan, Fundación/Collección Jumex, Ecatepec, Mexico

2007

Oh Girl, It’s a Boy!, Kunstverein München, Munich, Germany
Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue?, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany (cat.)
Make Your Own Life: Artists In and Out of Cologne, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami; Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, USA
Stuff: International Contemporary Art from the Collection of Burt Aaron, Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit, USA

2006

Eldorado, Musee d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
Repeat Redux, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
Entangled Tongues, Nunnery Gallery, London, UK
Kunst aus Los Angeles der 60er bis 90er Jahre, Kunstverein Braunschweig (cat.)
Los Angeles, 1955-1985, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Make Your Own Life: Artists In and Out of Cologne, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
Make Your Own Life: Artists In and Out of Cologne, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada

2005

29 × 52-54 Bell Street, Lisson Gallery, London, UK
Critical Celebration, Galerie Karin Günther Nina Borgmann, Hamburg, Germany
It takes some time to open an oyster, Centro Cultural Andratx, Mallorca, Spain
Long Playing, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, USA
GOOD TIMING, Georg Kargi Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria
Merlin Carpenter, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne, Germany
Off Key, Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland
Minimalist Kitsch, Haus Konstruktiv, Zürich, Switzerland
Present Perfect, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, USA
I Really Should…, Lisson Gallery, London, UK
The Lisson Gallery Summer Show, Lisson Gallery, London, UK

2004

Stephen Prina: Vinyl II, Cubitt Gallery and Studios, London, UK
Support 2 – Die neue Galerie als Sammlung, Neue Galerie, Graz, Austria
Ilya & Emilia Kavakov: The Empty Museum, Sculpture Center, New York, USA
Support 1: Die neue Galerie aus Sammlung, Neue Galerie, Graz, Austria

2003

Adorno die Moeglihkkeit des Unmoeglichen, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
Re-Produktion 2, Galerie Christine König, Kerstin Engholm Galerie and Gabriele Senn Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Extended Play: art remixing music, Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand, Oceania
Charline von Heyl, Jorge Pardo, Stephen Prina, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, USA

2002

Eingang links, Kunstverein Düsseldorf, Germany
iconoclast, ZKM Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe
Keine Kleinigkeit, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland
Re-Produktion, Bernhard Knaus, Mannheim, Germany
in capital letters, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland
Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now, Low Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
SITE Santa Fe Biennial 2001, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

2001

Wert Wechsel Zum Wert Des Kunstwerks, Museum fur Angewandte Kunst, Cologne, Germany
ART/MUSIC: rock, pop, techno, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sidney
Beau Monde: Toward a Redeemed Cosmopolitanism, SITE Santa Fe Forth International Biennal, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
In Between: Art and Architecture, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles, USA
Neue Welt, Kunstverein Hamburg, Germany

2000

Departures: 11 Artists at the Getty, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, USA, (cat.)
Library, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Project #0004, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, USA
Too Early Too Late, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
The 21st Annual Benefit Art Auction, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, USA, (cat.)
Pure de(Sign), Otis Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, USA
Fashion Show, George’s, Los Angeles, USA

1999

Malerei, INIT-Kunst-Halle, Berlin, Germany
Painter Editions, Patrick Painter, Inc., Santa Monica, California, USA
Weg aus dem Bild, Georg Kargl, Curated by Martin Prinzhorn, Georg Kargl, Wien, Vienna, Austria
The Great Drawing Show 1550 to 1999, Kohn Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Duration and Whenever, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California, USA
Art/Journalism, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, California, USA

1998

Crossings: art to see and to hear, Kunsthalle Vienna, Vienna, Austria, (cat.)
2 or 3 Things I Know About Her (First Investigation): The Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting, Musée d’art
Moderne et Contemporain (MAMCO), Geneva, Switzerland
TransFiction I: Point Blank, Charim Klocker, Vienna, Austria
Recycling Art History, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, USA, (cat.)
90069, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Freeze Frame, Galerie Douyon, Miami, USA
Works on Paper, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, USA

1997

One of You, Among You, With You: For Martin Kippenberger, Galeria Juana de Aizpuru, Madrid, Spain
Sunshine & Noir: Art in Los Angeles 1960-1997, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark;
Traveling to Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany; Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy; Armand Hammer Museum of Art at UCLA, Los Angeles, USA
Sequence, Richard Salmon, London, UK
Heaven, P.S.1, Curated by Joshua Decter, New York, USA

1996

a/drift, Center for Curatorial Studies Museum, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, Curated by Joshua Decter, New York, USA, (cat.)
Multiple Pleasure, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, USA
Classifications, La Maitrise des sciences et Techniques,Rennes, École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France, (cat.)
Sammlung Speck, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany, (cat.)
Exposure, Luhring Augustine, New York, USA
Found footage, Gasser & Grunert GmbH, Cologne, Germany
NIU Collected, Northern Illinois University, Chicago, USA

1995

The Compulsion to Repeat: Repetition and Difference in Works from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA
Untitled (Reading Room), Margo Leavin Gallery, American Fine Arts Company, New York, USA
Pittura Immedia, Künstlerhaus Graz, Austria
25 Years: An Exhibition of Selected Works, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, USA, (cat.)
Installation 95, Ursula Blickle, Stiftung, Kraichtal. With Luka Lasareishvili and Wolfgang Stiller, (cat.).
As I Remember It: Stephen Prina, Dokorder® 7140, 4 Track 4/2 Channel Stereo/Mono Tape Deck, With Cosima Von Bonin and Christopher Williams, The Museum of Modern Art Syros, Syros-Cyclades, Greece
The Big Night, The Bradburry Building, Los Angeles, USA

1994

In the Field: Landscape in Recent Photography, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
The First Fundraising Event to Benefit the American Fine Arts Company, American Fine Arts Company, New York, USA
Rodney Graham, Stephen Prina, Jeff Wall, Angles Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Die Orte der Kunst, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany, (cat.)
Daniel Buren, Ken Lum, Stephen Prina, Rudolph Stingel, Home for Contemporary Theatre and Art. Curated by Colin deLand
Don’t Look Now, Thread Waxing Space, Curated by Joshua Decter, New York, USA, (cat.)
MOCA Art Auction ‘94, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA, (cat.)
After and Before, The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, Chicago, USA

1993

A Complete Hand of One Suit, Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA
Works by Younger Artists from the Collection of Richard Brown Baker, The Century Association, New York, USA
Fragments and Form: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA
Other Places, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Kontextualismus, Neue Galerie, Graz, Austria (cat.)
From the Hand to the Head, the Theoretical Object, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Kerguehennec, France
Drawing the line Against AIDS, Guggenheim Museum SoHo, New York, USA
Domaine: L’ordre du Temps des Choses, L’ordre des Idees, L’ordre du Sujet, Domaine de Kerguehennec, organized by Denys Zacharopoulos, France, (cat.)

1992

Knowledge: Aspects of Conceptual Art, University Art Museum, Santa Monica Art Museum, Santa Barbara, USA, (cat.)
Dirty Data: The Collection of Wilhelm Schurmann, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany
Allegories of Modernism: Contemporary Drawing, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Documenta IX, Kassel, Germany, (cat.)
Fifth Anniversary Show, Karsten Schubert, Ltd., London, UK
Works on Paper, Jim Schmidt Contemporary Art, St. Louis; American Fine Arts, Co., New York, USA
Art by Numbers, Angles Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Greatest Hits, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany
Not Working in LA/Good Design, Nomadic Site, Pasadena, California, USA
Locher, Prina, Williams, Wurm, Zobernig, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, USA

1991

Beyond the Frame: American Art 1960-1990, Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan; National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan; Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan, (cat.)
Vanitas, Galerie Crousel-Robelin, Paris, France
Gulliver’s Travels, Galerie Sophia Ungers, Cologne, Germany, (cat.)
Graham, Prina, Williams, S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, Canada
51st Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, USA, (cat.)
Hybrid Abstract, Usdan Art Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont, USA
The Continuous Past, Pence Gallery, Santa Monica, California, USA
Selections from the Permanent Collection: 1975-90, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA
The 1991 Benefit Auction, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, USA, (cat.)
Feux Pales, Musee d’Art Contemporain, Bordeaux, France
In the Beginning…, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Sophie Calle, Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Stephen Prina, Trans Avant-Garde Gallery, San Francisco, USA

1990

Prints and Multiples, Luhring Augustine Hetzler, Santa Monica, California, USA
Stephen Prina, Christopher Wool and Sam Samore, Galerie Ursula Schurr, Stuttgart, Germany
The Readymade Boomerang: The Sydney Biennale, Sydney, Australia (cat.)
Aperto, The Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy, (cat.)
Drawings, Luhring Augustine Hetzler, Santa Monica, California, USA
Prints and Related Works, Tomoko Liguori Gallery, New York, USA
The Children’s AIDS Project: A Benefit Exhibition, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Santa Monica, California, USA
Sophie Calle, Tim Rollins & K.O.S., Stephen Prina, Trans Avant-Garde Gallery, San Francisco, USA
In the Beginning…,, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Feux Pales, Musée d’Art Contemporain, Bordeaux, France, (cat.)
Marcia Hafif, Stephen Prina: Monochrome Painting, P.S.1, New York, USA

1989

300 Years of Still Life Painting, Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Mediated Knot, Robbin Lockett Gallery, Chicago, USA, (cat.)
Group Show, Richard Kuhlenschmidt Gallery, Santa Monica, California, USA
A Brave New World, Karsten Schubert, London, UK, (cat.)
Constructing a History: A Focus on MOCA’s Permanent Collection, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA
Prospect 89, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt, Germany, (cat.)
Group Show, Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, USA
A Forest of Signs: Art in the Crisis of Representation, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA, (cat.)
Group Show, Schmidt/Markow Gallery 1709, St. Louis, USA
Oppningsutstallning, Galleri Nordenstad-Skarstedt, Stockholm, Sweden
Media Influences, The Forum, St. Louis, USA
Recent Acquisitions at MOMA, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Constructing a History: A Focus on MOCA’s Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA
Une Autre Affaire, Salle de Flore, Dijon, France, (cat.)
Jon Kessler, Stephen Prina, Thomas Struth, Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, USA
American Art of the Late 80’s, Wurttembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart; Art Museum of the Ateneum, Helsinki, Finland

1988

Material Ethics, Milford Gallery, New York, USA
Extended Play, Emily Harvey Gallery, New York, USA, (cat.)
MOCArt Auction ‘88, Jan Turner Gallery, Los Angeles; Tamara Bane Gallery, Los Angeles; The Temporary Contemporary, Los Angeles, USA
James Casebere, Stephen Prina, Christopher Wool, Robbin Lockett Gallery, Chicago, USA
Striking Distance, Museum of Contemporary Art/The Temporary Contemporary, Los Angeles, USA (cat.)
The BiNational: American Art of the Late 80’s, Institute of Contemporary Art and The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA; Städtische Kunsthalle, Kunstsammlung, Nordrhein-Westfalen; Kunstverein NRW, Düsseldorf, Germany; Kunsthalle, Bremen; National Art Gallery, Athens, Greece. Exhibition continues as: American Art of the Late 80’s at: Wurttembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany, 1989; Art Museum of the Atenerm, Helsinki, Finland, Galerie Crousel-Robelin, Paris, France
An Evening of 19th and 20th Century Piano Music, Ahmanson Auditorium, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA
Kunsthalle, Bremen, Athens National Art Gallery, Athens, Greece
American Art of the Late 80’s, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany
Art Museum of the Ateneum, Helsinki, Finland, (cat.)
Galerie Crousel-Robelin, Paris, France
Carecen 4th Annual Art Auction, Turske/Whitney Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Luhring Augustine & Hodes Gallery, New York, USA

1987

2nd Annual Night of Erotica, Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center, Venice, California, USA
Projections in Public, A Storefront Window Projection Project, Bloomsbury City Flower Mart, Los Angeles, USA; Archimatics, San Diego, USA
Tenth Anniversary Benefit Auction 1987, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, USA
Cal Arts: Skeptical Belief(s), The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago; Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, USA, (cat.)
Nothing Sacred, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Tim Ebner, John L. Graham, Stephen Prina, Christopher Williams, Kuhlenschmidt/Simon Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
LA: Hot and Cool: The Eighties, MIT, List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, USA, (cat.)

1986

1986
TV Generations, LACE, Los Angeles, USA, (cat.)
The World-Wide Sound Sculpture, De Appel, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Rooted Rhetoric, Una Tradizione nell’Arte Americana, Castel dell’ Ovo, Naples, Italy, (cat.)
Mandelzomm, Castello di Vulci/Montalto di Castro, Rome, Italy, (cat.)

1985

Stephen Prina, Mark Stahl, Christopher Williams, Galerie Crousel-Hussenot, Paris; Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, USA
Earsight: Visual Scores and Musical Images, Nexus, Philadelphia; Southern Alleghenies Museum, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA
The Public Art Show, Nexus Contemporary Arts Center, Atlanta; University of South Carolina, Columbia, Austin Pea State University, Clarkville; Valencia Community College, Orlando; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh; University of the South, Sewanee, USA, (cat.).
The Art of Memory/The Loss of History, The New Museum, New York, USA, (cat.)

1984

Jenny Holzer, Stephen Prina, Mark Stahl, Christopher Williams, De Appel, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Gewad, Ghent, Belgium, (cat.)

1982

74th American Exhibition, The Art Institute of Chicago, USA, (cat.)

1980

Investigations: Probe-Structure-Analysis, The New Museum, New York, USA, (cat.)

1979

Group Exhibition of Some CalArts Works and Works by Other People Who Have Passed Through, Vancouver School of Art, Vancouver, Canada; Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover; Claremont College, Claremont; Ryder Gallery, Kroeber Hall, University of California, Berkeley; University of Hartford, Hartford; The Otis Art Institute of Parsons School of Design, Los Angeles, USA

1978

University of California, Irvine, California, USA

1976

5 Artists, Galesburg Civic Center, Illinois, USA

Performance and Events

2021

After Hours, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO, USA

2015

Concerto for Modern, Movie, Pop Music for Ten Instruments and Voice, The Kitchen, New York, USA

2014

Hammer presents: Stephen Prina – Take it or leave it, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

2011

The Way He Always Wanted It II, MoMUK, Vienna
Vinyl II, MoMUK, Vienna
The Way He Always Wanted It II, Museum of Modern Art, New York

2010

Concerto for Modern, Movie, and Pop Music, Contemporary Museum Saint Louis, MO

2009

The Way He Always Wanted It II, Harvard Film Archive, The Carpenter Center for the Visual Art, Cambridge
The Way He Always Wanted It II, film screening, Anthology Film Archives, New York

2008

Bruce Goff, film screening, Tate Modern, London
Whitney Biennial, The Armory, New York

2006

Vinyl II, film screening, Whitney Museum of American Art, Altria Power Plant, Toronto

2005

John Anson Ford Amphitheatre, Los Angeles

2004

Vinyl II, film screening, The Screen on the Green, London

2003

An Evening of 19th and 20th Century Music, Frankurter Kunstverein
Graffiti Composition by Christian Marclay, Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
To the People of Beacon, New York, Dia: Beacon, New York

2002

Vinyl II, film screening, Theater der Welt, Köln
Vinyl II, film screening, Die Kraft der Negation, Berli
My Barbarian Presents X-Mas Special, performance (2001), VHS. Produced by Malik Gaines and Alex Segade.

2001

James Benning, Sharon Lockhart, Stephen Prina: Vinyl II, film screening, Berlin/Los Angeles Film Festival of Architecture and Urbanism, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Sonic Dan, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles
Vinyl II, film screening, Galerie Jiri Svestka, Prague Spring Music Festival, Prague
To the People of Berlin (Pasadena), Art Center College of Design, Pasadena
Vinyl II, film screening, Kunsthalle Basel
Galerie Jiri Svestka, Prague, Czech Republic, film screening
Prague Spring Music Festival, FFilm screening in concert with Jaroslav Tuma, cembalo
Vinyl II, filmscreening, PKM Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2000

To the People of Berlin, Konzert in der Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin

1999

To the People of the City of the Euro, Concert, Frankfurter Kunstverein
Push Comes to Love, Performance, Studio 67, October 3, 1999, Cologne
Push Comes to Love: pop songs about love, sex, and death, performance as part of Rukus L.A.
(Dom-Ino Effect), an exhibition by Lincoln Tobier and Rirkrit Tiravanija,
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Push Comes to Love, CD/Vinyl Release Reception, China Arts Objects Galleries, Los Angeles

1998

Stephen Prina, Rectangle, Instants Chavirés, Paris
Stephen Prina, Spaceland, Los Angeles
Stephen Prina, Performance at the Gramercy Art Fair, Camel Smoking and Cocktail Lounge, Chateau Marmont, Los Angeles
Incidental Music, Beyond the Pink Festival in association with Out of Actions, Museum of Contemporary Art,
Los Angeles Municipal Auditorium at Barnsdall Art Park, Los Angeles
Pendulum Music, Beyond the Pink Festival in association with Out of Actions, Santa Monica Art Museum
Stephen Prina, Templolabor, Basel
Sonic Dan, Crossings: Art to See and to Hear, Kunsthalle Vienna
Starter, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt Am Main

1997

Sunshine & Noir: Art in Los Angeles 1960-1997, performance, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art; Humlebaek
LOOK/ Hear, radio performance, KXLU 88.9

1996

Sonic Dan, Music-Performance, SO 36 Berlin

1994

Sonic Dan, musical performance, Lunapark, Los Angeles
Roulette, New York, June
Johanna Fähmel’s Monolog, book signing in Room 101, Dom Hotel, Cologne

1992

Beat of the Traps, performance collaboration with Mike Kelley and Anita Pace, The Remise, Vienna; Gindi Auditorium, University of Judaism, Los Angeles
Expanded Art II: Beat of the Traps, performance collaboration with Mike Kelley and Anita Pace, Wiener Festwochen, Remise Theatre, Vienna (cat.)

1990

American Art of the Late 80s, Performance: An Evening of 19th and 20th Century Music, Ateneumin Taidemuseo,
Konstmuseet, Helsinki
The Readymade Boomerang, Biennale Music Program, Sydney, Australia, March

1989

The BiNational: American Art of the Late 80’s: Performance: An Evening of 19th and 20th Century Music, Institute of Contemporary Art
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, September 1989; Athens National Art Gallery, Athens
Thomas Berhard Memorial Reading, Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center, Venice, CA
Städtische Kunsthalle, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Kunstverein NRW, Düsseldorf

1988

Striking Distance, Museum of Contemporary Art/The Temporary Contemporary,
Los Angeles (cat.)
An Evening of 19th and 20th Century Piano Music, Ahmanson Auditorium, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

1985

The Art of Memory/The Loss of History, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York (cat.)
An Evening of 19th and 20th Century Piano Music, Symphony Space, presented by The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York

1978

Duet for Metronome and Frequency Analyzer, Galesburg Civic Art Center, Galesburg, IL

Solo Audio Recordings

2000

Vinyl II, CD, Cortical Foundation, Malibu

1999

Push Comes to Love, CD and vinyl, Drag City, Chicago

1980

A Structural Analysis and Reconstruction of: Arnold Schoenberg: The Complete Music for Solo Piano, Glenn Gould, As Determined by the Difference Between the Measurements of Duration and Displacement, vinyl, selfpublished

Other Audio Recordings

2000

RAS: Revista de Arte Sonoro, Cums for Shove (track 3), CD, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
The Coxcomb Avocado Orange, CD by David Grubbs, Blue Chopsticks
The New Now Sounds of Today!, CD, Art Issues Press, Santa Monica

1999

Finger Painting, by vinyl and CD, The Red Krayola, Drag City, Chicago
The Coxcomb Avocado Orange, vinyl by David Grubbs, Rectangle Records

1998

Crossings: Art to See and to Hear, Kunsthalle Vienna, Exhibition CD, track 11 Band B
Camoufleur, vinyl and CD by Gasto Del Sol, Drag City, Chicago

1996

Hazel, vinyl and CD by The Red Krayola, Drag City, Chicago

1995

Chemistry, vinyl by The Red Krayola, Drag City, Chicago
amor and language, vinyl and CD by The Red Krayola, Drag City, Chicago

1994

The Red Krayola, vinyl and CD by The Red Krayola, Drag City, Chicago
Etude for Percussion (Square Root Function II), disc 2, track 4, CD Oostende, Big Truck Records, Hollywood

Lectures and Conferences

2004

Yale University, New Haven, Visiting Artist, April 5

2003

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Art Talk Art Impossible, Foundation for Art Resources, Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, Panelist (with Julie Carson), May 1
University of California, San Diego, Guest Lecturer, April 15
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, Guest Lecturer, March 31
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, Visiting Artist, February 25

2002

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Visiting Artist, November 5
Otis Institute, Los Angeles, Visiting Artist, November 24
Theater der Welt, Köln, Symposium Participant, June 28
Die Kraft der Negation, Symposium Participant, June 29

2001

NIU Art Museum, Chicago
Univeristy of Southern California, Visiting Artist
Dia Center for the Arts, New York, Lecture on Jorge Pardo
Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, Lecture
Tuesday Evenings at the Modern, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Lecture, October
Recycling Conceptual Art, Panelist with Lisbeth Beck, Thierry de Duve, Ulricke Kreimeier,
Thomas Locher, Pashutan Buzari, Berlin Biennalle, May
Dia Center for the Arts, New York, Lecture, May
Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, Visiting Artist, April
San Francisco Art Institute, Visiting Artist, April
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Visiting Artist, March

2000

Contemporary Returns to Conceptual Art: Renee Green, Silvia Kolbowski and Stephen Prina, New York University, Barney Building, New York
Columbia University, New York, Visiting Artist

1999

Practical Criticism: Art and Theory in the 90s, Pacific Design /California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles, Symposium Participant
Otis Art Institute of Parsons School of Design, Los Angeles, Visiting Artist
University of California, Los Angeles, Visiting Artist

1998

Jorge Pardo, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Lecture
Martin Kippenberger: The Last Stop West, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles, Lecture
[De Sade’s] [Ryman’s] Kippenberger’s Tact, Kunsthalle Basel, Lecture
Hollis Frampton’s Zorns Lema, Kunsthalle Basel, Lecture

1996

Otis Art Institute of Parsons School of Design, Los Angeles, Visiting Artist
University of California, Los Angeles, Visiting Artist
University of British Columbia, Visiting Artist
Merz Akademie, Stuttgart, Visiting Artist

1994

Arte Expo, Guadalajara, Mexico, Symposium Participant
Hochschule der Künste, Berlin, Visiting Artist
The Age of Sublime Stupidity: Styles of Apathy and Idiocy in Youth Culture, Panelist, October
Freien Klasse der HdK, Berlin, Visiting Artist
On Top of the World, Zaal de Unie, Rotterdam, Panelist

1993

Cage and Questions We Ask: An Open Discussion, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Panelist

1992

Visual Arts Overview Panel, National Endowment for the Arts, Panelist,
Freie Klasse Wien, Visiting Artist

1991

Visual Artists Fellowships/ New Genres panel, National Endowment for the Arts, Panelist
The Negative Center, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Lecture

1990

Rhode Island School of Design, Visiting Artist
University of California at Santa Barbara, Visiting Artist

1989

The Plausible Retrospective of Marcel Broodthaers, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Lecture, September 7
Thomas Bernhard Memorial Reading, Pre-recorded Reading
Beyond Baroque, Literary Arts Center, Venice, Los Angeles, May 12
Art and Criticism: Who Influences Whom?, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Symposium Participant

1987

The Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, CA, Visiting Artist

1982

California Institute of the Arts, Visiting Artist

Exhibition Organisation

1994

Nor Here Neither There, curated by Stephen Prina,, Charles Gaines, Fran Siegel and Paul McCarthy, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles

1981

Exhibition, Exhibition Coordinator, California Institute of the Arts (cat.)

Teaching

2004

Harvard University, Cambridge, Professor, Visual and Environmental Studies

2003

Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, Sabbatical, Fine Art Graduate Studies

2001

Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, Acting Chair, Fine Art Graduate Studies

2000

École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, visiting faculty

1994

California Institute of the Arts, visiting faculty, two-week workshop

1987

California Institute of the Arts, visiting faculty, Fall semester

1981

Otis Art Institute of Parsons School of Design, Los Angeles, faculty

1980

Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, Core Faculty,
Fine Art Graduate Studies and Liberal Arts and Sciences

Awards, Honors, Residencies

2008

Alumni Award, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Northern Illinois University, Illinois, USA
USA

2003

Guggenheim Fellowship, USA

1996

Künstlerhaus Bethanien Philip Morris, Kunstförderung, Berlin, Germany

1995

Hirsch Farm Project: Conviviality, Hirsch Farm Project, Hillsboro (cat.), Wisconsin, USA

1990

National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Artist Fellowship, Washington, USA

1988

Engelhard Foundation Fellowship, USA

1987

National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Artist Fellowship, Washington, USA

1985

Foundation for Art Resources Grant, Washington, USA

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2022

Herzig, Ilana, The Schindler House in Los Angeles Celebrates 100 Years of Art and Architecture, architecturalrecord.com, 22 August 2022
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Miranda, Carolina. A , As the Schindler House turns 100, a new exhibition reexamines its complex legacy, latimes.com, 15 June 2022
–––, Schindler House Celebrates 100 Years in WeHo with Open Exhibition, wehotimes.com, 19 May 2022

2021

Cuozzo, Steve, Contemporary art hotspot Petzel Gallery is expanding and relocating, nypost.com, 11 July 2021.
Hudson, Suzanne, Contemporary Painting, World of Art, Thames & Hudson Ltd, London, UK, 18 March 2021, p. 259 - 260.
Nissim, Serach, NYC’s Petzel Gallery to Relocate to Chelsea; Trailblazer in Modern Art, thejewishvoice.com, 14 July 2021.
Rainbowitz, Chloe, The New Art Dealers Alliance Announces Participants in Collaborative Exhibition with Foreland, broadwayworld.com, 19 July 2021.
–––, Aspen Art Museum adds free public events to ArtCrush celebration, aspentimes.com, 17 July 2021.

2020

Dixon, Carole, Architects Directory Alumnus: Escher Gune Wardena, wallpaper.com, 19 July 2020.
Kenney, Nancy, CalArts recruits alumni to create works financing students’ scholarships, theartnewspaper.com, 21 January 2020.
Nys Dambrot, Shana, Gold Circle: CalArts 50+50 Project Celebrates a Milestone, laweekly.com, 28 February 2020.
Ritz, Jessica, CalArts Held an Opening for Its Alumni Benefit Show During Frieze L.A., architecturaldigest.com, 13 February 2020.
Westall, Mark, Ice and Fire a benefit exhibition in three parts for The Kitchen, fadmagazine.com, 12 November 2020.
–––, Carey Mercer’s new band soft plastics score big with debut ‘5, popmatters.com, 5 June 2020.
–––, Vinyl II [Vinil II], 2000, museotamayo.org, 9 July 2020.

2019

De Brugerolle, Marie, Post-Performance Painting, MOUSSE #66, Winter
O’Brien, Garrett W., The Art of Loitering, thecrimson.com, 25 October 2019.
–––, CalArts’ Early Years Subject of Exhibition in Germany, scvnews.com, 10 September 2019.
–––, Andrea Viliani Joins Italy’s Castello di Rivoli Research Institute, artforum.com, 9 December 2019.

2018

Stromberg, Matt, The History of Sign Painting in Los Angeles, hyperallergic.com, 11 June 2018.
–––, ‘As He Remembered It’ by Stephen Prina at Capitain Petzel, Berlin, blouinartinfo.com, 31 January 2018.

2017

Brown, Kate, Stephen Prina Gives Berlin a Hot Pink Stairway to Nowhere and Other LA-Inspired Surrealist Furniture, news.artnet.com, 29 December 2017.

2016

Galesburg, Illinois+, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walter König, Cologne, Germany

2015

Tarasoff, Sabrina, L’esprit de L’escalier: on Marriage Affairs of Art and Architecture, Mousse, October – November 2015, pp. 50 – 59.
–—, Switzerland – Sankt Gallen, Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, Stephen Prina: Galesburg, Illinois +, Mousse, October – November 2015, p. 300.

2013

Kitnick, Alex, Design Beyond Reach, Artforum, Summer 2013, p. 121.
Stillman, Steel, Stephen Prina – In the studio, Art in America, May 2013, pp. 150-159.

2012

Townsend, Christopher, Stephen Prina, Art Monthly, June 2012, pp.23-24.
Burton, Johanna, Stephen Prina, Artforum, May 2012, pp. 306-307

2010

Wilson, Michael, Previews, St. Louis, Stephen Prina: Modern Movie Pop, Artforum, January 2010, p.91.

2009

Eichler, Dominic, Point Counter Point, Frieze, May 2009, pp. 98-103.
Koslow Miller, Francine, Stephen Prina. Barbara Krakow Gallery, Artforum, September 2009, pp. 289-299.

2008

Alden, Todd, Stephen Prina, Whitney Biennial 2008, exhibition catalogue, 2008, pp. 200-201 (ill.)
Brannon, Matthew, Questionnaire, Frieze, March 2008, p. 200.
Comer, Stuart, Film: Best of 2008, #8 The Way He Always Wanted It I (Stephen Prina), Artforum, December 2008, p. 63
Please Recommend Us, Texte Zur Kunst, September 2008, pp. 140-150 (ill.)
Banai, Nuit, Stephen Prina: Mutating Modernism, Art Papers, September/October 2008,
pp. 22-25 (ill.)
White, Ian, Stephen Prina: The Way He Always Wanted It II, Art Review, September 2008, p. 132 (ill.)
Volk, Gregory, Lean on visual pleasure but limned with thoughtful commentary on the state of the world, the current Whitney Biennial gives a quieter than usual voice to a general malaise, Art in America, May 2008, pp. 159-163 (ill.)
Alden, Todd, Stephen Prina, Whitney Biennial 2008, exhibition catalogue, 2008, pp. 200-201 (ill.)
Falconer, Margan, Stephen Prina, Frieze, May 2008, p. 48 (ill.)
Volk, Gregory, Spring in Dystopia, Art in America, May 2008, No. 5, pp. 158-163 (ill.)

2007

Grasslin, Karola, Vorwort, Kunst aus Los Angeles der 60er bis 90er Jahre, 2007, p. 5-8 (ill.)
Wer hat Angst vor Rot, Gelb, Blau?, Monopol, September 2007, p. 82 (ill.)
Art Unlimited: Art Basel 38, exhibition catalogue, pp.116-17 (ill.)
Wege, Astrid, Stephen Prina: Gisela Capitain, Artforum, Summer 2007, pp. 513-514 (ill.)
Austin, Tom, MOCA show explores ‘80s artistic sensibilities, Miami Herald online, May 27, 2007
Carlson, Ben, Stephen Prina, Modern Painters, March 2007, p. 93 (ill.)

2006

Smith, Roberta, Art in Review: Stephen Prina, The New York Times, December 15, 2006, p. 47
Kitnick, Alex, Review: Stephen Prina, Time Out New York, November 30-December 6, 2006, p. 76 (ill.)
Viladas, Pilar, Art + Commerce, The New York Times Magazine, Design Fall 2006 issue, p. 144-50, 148-49 (ill.)
Smith, Roberta, Cologne as Mythic Hot Spot (Cue the Background Music), The New York Times, June 2, 2006, pp. 27- 30
Rattemeyer, Christian, Make Your Own Life: Artists In & Out of Cologne, Artforum, Summer 2006, pp.344-345
Sozanski, Edward J., Art | ICA exhibitions feature art both inspired and ingrown, Philadelphia Inquirer, May 7, 2006
Make Your Own Life: Artists In & Out of Cologne (exh. cat.), Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, 2005, pp. 50-51 (ill.)
Pym, William, Rhine Shrine, Artforum.com/Diary, April, 25, 2006

2005

Retrospection Under Duress, Reprise, A Solo Exhibition by Stephen Prina,
http://www.vews.fas.harvard.edu/events/prina.html, January, 2005, (ill.)

2004

Gewertz, Ken, Stephen Prina A man for all media, Harvard University Gazette, December 9, 2004.
Hopkins, Randy, All Duressed Up, Arts and Entertainment, December 3, 2004, p. 23 (ill)
Harris, Larissa, Harvard Bard, ArtForum.com/diary, December 2004, (ill.)
Bankowsky, Jack, et al., Pop After Pop: A Roundtable, Artforum, October 2004, pp. 166-175, 288, 292, 294, 296.
Rimanelli, David, Pop Life:David Rimanelli on Los Super Elegantes, Artforum, October 2004, p.247.
Simpson, Bennett, From Noise to Beuys, Artforum, February 2004, pp. 59f.

2003

Prina, Stephen, Sweep’s Stakes, Artforum, February 2003, p. 104
Prina, Stephen, You Haven’t Taught Until You See the Light Bulb in Their Eyes Light Up, ArtReview, Intermational Edition V1N09, London, 2003
Locher, Thomas, Reproduktion, Exhibition catalogue, Galerie Bernhard Knaus, Mannheim
Prina, Stephen. Begin Anecdotally, Exhibition catalogue, Martin Kippenberger Das 2. Sein, Museum Für Nueu Kunst ZKM, Karlsruhe
Joseph. Stephen Prina, on-line review, Harlequin Knights, July 25, 2003

2002

Friedman, Rebecca (ed.), Beau Monde: Toward a Redeemed Cosmopolitanism, Exhibition Catalogue, Site Santa Fe’s Fourth International Biennial, 2002, pp. 120-121
Tillman, Lynne. “This is Not It: Stories.” Distribute Art Publishers, Inc., New York, 2002, pp. 41-42, (ill.)
Hickey, Dave. “Beau Monde: Toward a Redeemed Cosmopolitanism Site Sante Fe’s Fourth International Biennal.” Exhibition catalogue
Gaines, Malik. Stephen Prina: The Importance of Being Earnest, Contemporary, November 2002, p. 42-43
Von Bismarck, Beatrice. “Der Zucker Ist Immer Noch D, Er Hat Nr Eine Andere Form Angenommen: An
Interview with Stephen Prina. Texte Zur Kunst, September 2002
Artner, Alan G. Gaylen Gerber Dulls Art’s Cutting Edge, Chicago Tribune, February 14, (ill.)
Robinson, Walter, Maximum Miami, Artnet.com, December 6, 2002
Robertson, Ian, Seoul’s Gallery Scene, ArtNewspaper.com, August 2002
Artforum, November 2002, p. 71 (il.)
Exhibition Catalogue, Kunsthalle Basel, May 2002

2001

Anderson, Maxwell L., American Visionaries, Selections from the Whitney Museum, Exhibition Catalogue, 2001, p. 246
Hainley, Bruce, Top 10, Artforum, no. 4, December 2001, p. 104
Mitchell, Charles Dee, Making the Case for Pleasure, Art in America, November 2001, pp. 122-130
Harris, Susan, Beau Monde, Tema Celeste, September- October 2001, p. 100
Leffingwell, Edward, Stephen Prina at Friedrich Petzel, Art in America, September 2001 p. 151
Knight, Christopher. A World of Pleasures, Los Angeles Times, Tuesday, July 17, 2001, p. F1, F10
Leung, Simon. Contemporary Returns to Conceptual Art: Renee Green, Silvia Kolbownski, and Stephen Prina, Art journal, Summer 2001, pp. 54-71, pp. 60-61 (ill.)
Stephen Prina, The Village Voice, March 27, 2001, p.80
Prina, Stephen. “The Permanent Collection.” The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles Annual Report, 2000-2001, p. 9, illus.
Ginell, Richard S., Prina Infuses Rock with Romanticism, Los Angeles Times, August 27, 2001, p. F7
Riemschneider, Burkhard, and Uta Grosenick (ed.), Icons, Art Now, Taschen, 2001
Artner, Alan G., Art Review, Chicago Tribune, June 1, 2001, p. 36
Weinstein, Michael, NIU Art Gallery, New City Chicago, May 24, 2001, p. 27
Johnson, Ken, Stephen Prina, The New York Times, March 23, 2001, p. E35
Henderson, Richard, Stephen Prina, Wire, March 2001
Levin, Kim, Stephen Prina, The Village Voice, March 27, 2001, p. 80

2000

Tumlir, Jan, ’90s Art in Los Angeles, Art & Text, no. 71, November 2000-January 2001, pp. 42-51
Verwoert, Jan, Stephen Prina, Frieze, issue 54, September-October 2000, p. 132 (ill.)
Intra, Giovanni, Departures, Artext, no. 70, August-October 2000, p. 76 (ill.)
Rimanelli, David, Best of 2000, #4, Artforum, December 2000 p. 114 (ill.)
Hainley,Bruce. “Best of 2000, #5” Artforum December 2000: p. 132 (ill.)
Cooper, Dennis. “Best of 2000.” Artforum, December 2000, p. 136
Grubbs, David, Stephen Prina, Purple 5, Summer 2000, pp. 292-293 (ill.)
Stark, Frances, Type: The Secret Life, Artext, August-October, pp. 22-23 (ill.)
Simpson, Bennett, The Red Krayola, Frieze, June-August 2000, issue 53, p. 128
Diederichsen, Diedrich, Don’t Lose That Number, Texte zur Kunst, June 2000, pp. 171-174 (ill.)
To the People of Berlin, Exhibition Catalogue, National galerie im Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, June 2000
Holert, Tom, Flaming Feature, Artforum, May 2000, pp. 148-153 (ill.)
Vahland, Kla, Zwischen Frankfurt und Los Angeles, Art, no. 4, April 2000
Prina, Stephen, Robert Bresson: 1901-1999 – (Brief Article): Devil’s Advocate, Artforum International, April, 2000
De Vries, Janneke, Gespräch mit Stephen Prina, Artkaleidoscope, no. 1, 2000
Pagel, David, Fresh Riffs on a Theme, Los Angeles Times, March 1, 2000, p. F1
Lyons, Lisa, Departures, Exhibition Catalogue, The J. Paul Getty Museum of Art, Los Angeles, 2000, pp. 44-47 (ill.)
De Vries, Janneke, Conversation with Stephen Prina, Artkaleidoscope, pp. 6-8 (ill.)
Pesch, Martin, Mimikry eines Lebenswerks, TAZ, March 17, 2000
Withers, Rachel, Impure Thoughts, Artforum, January 2000, p. 53 (ill.)
Pagel, David, Themes Out of School: Art and Education in Los Angeles, Exhibition Catalogue, Creative Artists Agency, Los Angeles, p. 86 (ill.)
Meyer, James, Best of 2000, #7, Artforum, December 2000, p. 114
Rimanelli, David, Best of 2000, #4, Artforum, December 2000, p. 120 (ill.)
Hainley, Bruce, Best of 2000, #5, Artforum, December 2000, p. 132 (ill.)
Cooper, Dennis, Best of 2000, Artforum, December 2000, p. 136
Tumlir, Jan, Baldessari’s Urn, Artext, November 2000-January 2001, pp. 42-51
Grubbs, David, Stephen Prina, Purple, no. 5, Summer 2000, pp. 292-293 (ill.)
Prina, Stephen, To the People of Berlin/Excerpt To the People of Wien: Part Thirteen: Generic Score III, Der Standard, September 2000, pp. 8-9 (ill.)
Dinco, Dino, The Fashion Show, Exhibition Catalogue, George’s, Los Angeles
Tumlir, Jan, The Fashion Show, Artext, no. 69, May-July 2000, pp. 94-95
Prina, Stephen, Devil’s Advocate, Artforum, April 2000, p. 124
The 21st Annual Benefit Art Auction, Auction Catalogue, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions

1999

Griffin, Tim, Stephen Prina at Friedrich Petzel, Art in America, October 1999, p. 162 (ill.)
Dziewior, Yilmaz, Stephen Prina, Artforum, Summer 1999, p. 165 (ill.)
Heiser, Jörg, Bildungsroman, Texte Zur Kunst, June 1999, p. 102
Klopotek, Felix, Bildende Musik, Gesungene Kunst?, Spex, May 1999, pp. 10-11 (ill.)
Riemschneider, Burkhard and Uta Grosenick (ed.), Art at the turn of the Millennium, Taschen, pp. 406-408
Gilbert-Rolfe, Jeremy, Perhaps it Depends on the Pressure, Exhibition Catalogue, Chinati Foundation Newsletter, pp. 25-32
McGonigal, Mike, Pop Start, Artforum, March 1999, p. 37 (ill.)
Haase, Amine, Songs als Sicht-Filter, Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger, no. 78, 1999
Haase, Amine, Jeder Ist Sein Eigener Filter, Kunstforum, July-August 1999, pp. 322-327 (ill.)
Bruno, Franklin, Thompson’s Twins, New Times Los Angeles, June 10, 1999, pp. 71-74
Ise, Claudine, An Exhibit of an Exhibit: Prina Looks Back, Los Angeles Times, May 31, p. F6 (ill.)
Prina, Stephen, Music: Best of the 90’s, Artforum, December 1999, p. 127
Mueller, Britt, 506 – Space discussions, Blitz, April 19, 1999
Newman, Michael and Jon Bird (ed.), Rewriting Conceptual Art, Reaktion Books, London
Clifford, Dave, Stephen Prina: Push Comes to Love, Alternative Press, August 1999, p. 86
Sepiol, Alex, Stephen Prina: Push Comes to Love (Drag City), The Stanford Daily, April 1, 1999
Ridge, Tom, In Brief: Stephen Prina’s Push Comes to Love, The Wire, June 1999
Stephen Prina Push Comes to Love, Blastmag.com, Nashville, May 1999
Stephen Prina: Push Comes to Love, Faster Than Sheep, Idaho, May 1999
Bass, Solomon, Disc Combobulated, Ventura Reporter
Breeze, Jeff, Drag City Records, Denotel, May 1999, p. 28 (ill.)
Bernis, Alec Hanley, 1/2 Stephen Prina, Push Comes to Love Drag City, The Boston Phoenix, May 14, 1999
Margasak, Peter, Post No Bills, The Chicago Reader, October 2, 1999
Lawson, Thomas, Schools Out, Artforum, October 1999, p. 10
Stephen Prina, Angbaje, May 1999, p. 43
Prina, Stephen, Music Magazine, Japan, April 1999 (ill.)
Doherty, Brendan, Clothes Call: Robbie Fulks Takes His Pants Off For Rock, The Met, March 10-March 17, 1999, p. 25 (ill.)
Erickson, Karl, Compact Disc, New Art Examiner, July-Augst 1999, p. 61
Horn, Lee Chung, Stephen Prina: Push Comes to Love, Bigo, no. 163, p. 30 (ill.)
Prina, Stephen, Reviews, Music, no. 3
Stephen Prina, New Times, July 8-14, 1999, pp. 62-64
Frank, Peter, Art Picks of the Week, New Times Los Angeles, June 4, 1999, p. 170

1998

Bruno, Franklin, Art and Language, New Times Los Angeles, September 1998, pp. 58-60 (ill.)
Zwirner, Dorothea, Art of Administration, B Magazine, no. 5, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, May 1998, pp.107-111 (ill.)
The Chichinati Foundation Newsletter, vol. 3 (ill) p. 25
Crossings: art to see and to hear, Exhibition Catalogue, Kunsthalle Vienna, pp. 212-213 (ill.)
Clark, Vicki, Recycling Art History, Exhibition Catalogue, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, 1998, p. 18 (ill.)
Kane, Mitchell, The Complete Hirsch Farm Project, Exhibition Catalogue, Hirsch Foundation, Northbrook
Smith, Roberta, Stephen Prina and Tobias Rehberger, The New York Times, p. E36, August 7, 1998
Prina, Stephen, Regarding the Pit, Martin Kippenberger, Exhibition Catalogue, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Vienna, pp. 10-19
Prina, Stephen, [Sade’s] [Ryman’s] Kippenberger’s Tact, Martin Kippenberger, Exhibition Catalogue, Kunsthalle Basel, pp. 81-125
Music Awards, New Times LA online, October 1, 1998
Bruno, Franklin, Art and Language, The New Times, Los Angeles, 10 September, 1998, pp. 58, 60
Smith, Roberta, Stephen Prina and Tobias Rehberger, New York Times, Aug. 7, 1998, sec E, p. 36
Zwirner, Dorothea. Art of Administration, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, B Magazine, 5, May, 1998, pp. 107-111 (ill.)
Deliss, Clementine, Tempolablor, A Libertine Laboratory?, Metronome, No. 3, (ill.) fig. 69, 76
Huther, Christian, Agiler Krisenmanager. Main-Echo, September 9, 1998; Tagespost Speyer, September 14, 1998
Wolk, Douglas, Music: Nightstick, New Time Los Angeles, August 1998, pp. 20-26, p. 60
Hildebrand, Lee, Dan Strachota and Sarah Cahill, Over There, East Bay Express, August 21, 1998, p. 55
Knight, Christopher, A Changing Picture, Los Angeles Times, October 7, 1998, pp. F1-4
Crain, Mary Beth, Touch Down In The Land of Superheroes, LA Weekly, October 9-15, 1998, p. 172
Deliss, Clementine, Tempolablor, A Libertine Laboratory?, Metronome, no. 3, pp.69, 76
Bengal, Rebecca, Stephen Prina: Push Comes to Love, Eye Mag Online
Music Awards, New Times LA online, October 1, 1998

1997

Sunshine & Noir: Art in L.A. 1960-1997, Exhibition Catalogue, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark, 1997 p. 232 (ill.)
Martin, Timothy, Stephen Prina: Monumental Restraint, Artext, February-April 1997, pp. 70-75, (ill.) cover
Knight, Christopher, Lots of Sunshine, Little Light, Los Angeles Times, July 27, 1997, pp.4-5, 85
Holert, Tom, Das Charts-System, Spex, March 1997
Decter, Joshua (ed.), Stephen Prina and Mike Kelley in discussion with Joshua Decter, Bard College Publication, pp. 47-55 (ill.)
Prina, Stephen, Retrospection Under Duress, Reprise, Exhibition Catalogue, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, December 1997, pp. 28, 44, 53-55, cover (ill.)
Sammlung Speck, Exhibition Catalogue, Museum Ludwig Köln, pp. 220-221 (ill.)
Ebeling, Knut, …Ruhe der Distanz, Berliner Zeitung, no. 302, December 27, 1997
Graw, Isabelle, Von Hindernissen, die erst mal in den Weg gelegt sein müssen, Texte zur Kunst, August 6, 1997, no. 23, pp. 195-198 (ill.)

1996

Manet aufs 20. Jahrhundert getrimmt, Berliner Mergenpost, December 1996, pp. 24-25
Princenthal, Nancy, Stop Making Sense, On Paper, vol. 1, no. 2, November-December 1996, pp. 22-25 (ill.)
Drohojowska, Hunter, L.A.s Künstler auf der Jagdnach dem Teen Spirit, Kunstforum, no. 134, May- September, pp. 194-198 (ill.)
Butler, Kateri, The Low Life, LA Weekly, May 24-30, 1996, p. 174
Raetselbilder von Stephen Prina in der Galerie Capitain, Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger, July 2, 1996
McKenna, Kristine, Getting His Chaos in Order, The Los Angeles Times, January 21, 1996, pp. 69, 73 (ill.)
Müller, Katrin Bettina, Zirkulation des Materials: Stephen Prina in der DAAD Galerie, Der Tagesspiegel, December 22, 1996, (ill.)
Kandel, Susan, Memories of Installation, The Los Angeles Times, January 25, p. F7Prina’s Past Benefit Present

1995

Thill, Robert, Stephen Prina: Scanning the Field of Available Forms, Flash Art, February 1995, pp. 77-79
25 Years (1970–) Margo Leavin Gallery, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, vol. 1, pp. 14-15 (ill.)
Decter, Joshua, Review: Stephen Prina at American Fine Arts, Co., Artforum, January 1995, pp. 87-88, (ill.)
Greene, David A., Stephen Prina’s Public Domain, Los Angeles Reader, January 6, 1995, p. 18
Witte de With Cahier no. 3, Witte de With Center for Contempoary Art, Rotterdam, Verlag, February 1995, cover, p. 160
Kane, Mitchell, 1995 Hirsch Farm Project: Conviviality, Exhibition Catalogue
Weibel, Peter, Pittura/Immedia: Malerei in den 90er Jahren, Exhibition Catalogue, p. 113 (ill.)
Installation 95, Exhibition Catalogue, Ursula-Blickle Foundation, pp. 30-42, cover (ill.)

1994

McKenna, Kristine, On the Fast Track, New York Newsday, June 1994, pp. 5-4, 39 (ill.)
What Next-Keanu U?, People, May 2, 1994, p. 91 (ill.)
Keanu Reeves (In Theory), The New Yorker, March 21, 1994, p. 57
Most Bodacious Course Offered–Keanu 101, San Francisco Chronicle, p. E3 (ill.)
Movie Course Ponders Keanu, The Orlando Sentinel, April 3, 1994, p. F2
Dear, Michael, Ann Goldstein, Karin Higa and Stephen Prina, Mappings from the Cultural Cringe, Exhibition Catalogue, 1994, pp. 9-23
Weeks, Janet, Bodacious! Teacher Offers Keanu Class, Los Angeles Daily News, March 29, 1994, p. 15
Hofleitner, Johanna, Kontext Kunst, Flash Art, January-February 1994, p. 95
Harper’s Index, Harper‘s, May, pp. 15, 70
Martin, Timothy, La Constrainte Monumentale, Exposé, no. 1, Spring, pp. 88-95
Weibel, Peter, Kontext Kunst, Exhibition Catalogue, DuMont Buchverlag, Cologne, pp. 502-509 (ill.)
Die Orte der Kunst, Exhibition Catalogue, Sprengel Museum Hannover, pp. 82, 98 (ill.)
Scarborough, James, Stephen Prina, Flash Art, January-February 1994, p. 99
MOCA Art Auction ‘94, Auction Catalogue, (ill.)
Don’t Look Now, Exhibition Catalogue, Thread Waxing Space, New York, curated by Joshua Decter

1993

Kremer, Mark and Camiel van Winkel, I’ve been described as an impure conceptual artist. And I celebrate and embrace that!, Archis, pp. 74-80 (ill.)
Hammond, Pamela, Review, Artnews, December 1993, pp. 142-143
Greene, David, Stephen Prina, Art Issues, November-December 1993, p. 41 (ill.)
Brody, Jacqueline, The Print Collector’s Newsletter, September-October 1993, p. 148 (ill.)
Pagel, David, Prina Shows Urbane Archival Exercise, Los Angeles Times, September 17, 1993, p. F21
Drawing the Line against AIDS, AMFAR International, Venice Biennale, pp. 261, 263, 277, 280, 320, 323, 323 (ill.)
From the Hand to the Head, the Theoretical Object, Exhibition Catalogue, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Kerguehennec
Galerie Peter Pakesch 1981-1993, Galerie Peter Pakesch, Vienna, (ill.)
Hewitz, Daniel, Making Theory, Constructing Art: Authority of the Avant Garde, The University of Chicago Press, p. 295 (ill.)

1992

Brudelin, Markus, Christian Philipp Müller, Kunstverein, Artforum, October 1992, p. 199
Prina, Stephen, We Represent Ourselves To the World: Institutional Narrativity, The Lectures 1992, Witte De With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, pp. 59, 66, 73 (ill.)
Adcock, Craig, Documenta IX, Tema Celeste, Autumn 1992, pp. 84-86
Morgan, Stuart, Documenta IX: Three Perspectives. Body Language, Frieze, September-October 1992, pp.
28-34 (ill.)
Kunz, Martin, USA-Blickpunkt Eastcoast, Kunstforum International, September 1992, pp. 164-174
Baker, Kenneth, New York: Allegories of Modernism, Artspace, July-August 1992, pp. 62-63
Expanded Art II, Exhibition Catalogue, Performance Documentation, Wiener Festwochen
Segal, Lewis, Troupe Drums Up Rocks Barest Essence, Los Angeles Times, July 1, 1992, p. F11 (ill.)
Jinker-Lloyd, Amy, Musing on Museology, Art In America, June 1992, pp. 44-51
Steiner, Bettina, Vereinzelung für Auge und Ohr, Die Presse, June 5, 1992, p. 17
Documenta ‘92: West Coast Artists, Produced and directed by Alexander von Wechmar, broadcast on Public
German Television ARD and the European Cultural Channel ARTE, June 1992
Tilroe, Anna, Golgotha nummer 1 op Billboard’s Top One Hundred, Volskrant, April 17, 1992
Weibel, Peter and Ulrike Lehmann, Aesthetic of Absence: Pictures Between Presence and Absence, Munich, 1992
Westen, Mirjam, Lege tekens van Stephen Prina, Vaz Dias, April 25, 1992, p. 20 (ill.)
Zellen, Jody, The Thoughts that Count: Immaculate and Not-So-Immaculate Concepts in Santa Monica, Visions, Fall 1992, pp. 33-34
De Bundel, Anneke, Stephen Prina: de kunst van het weglaten, Leidsch Dagblad, March 28, p. 6 (ill.)
Chattopadhyay, Collette, An Ordered Past: Stephen Prina at Luhring Augustine Hetzler, Artweek, February 1992 (ill.)
Die Magische Dose, Documenta IX, Exhibition Catalogue, Neue Galerie, Kassel, 1992, pp. 9, 11, 18, 20, 22, 23, 44, 52, 61
Dirty Data: The Collection of Wilhelm Schurmann, Exhibition Catalogue, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, 1992, p. 5 (ill.)
Knowledge: Aspects of Conceptual Art, Exhibition Catalogue, University Art Museum, Santa Barbara, (ill.)
Documenta IX, Kassel, Exhibition Catalogue, 1992, vol. 1, pp. 205-206; vol. III, pp. 438-439
Drohojowska, Hunter, Cumulus from America. Artists in Pursuit of the Teen Spirit, Parkett, no. 34, pp. 152-155 (ill.)
It was the best he could do at the moment, Exhibition Catalogue, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, 1992 (ill.)
Kimmelman, Michael, Just What is Drawing? Definitions, Definitions, The New York Times, February 21, 1992, p. 29
Kandel, Susan, Skewering Institutional Myths, Los Angeles Times, January 24, 1992, p. F19
Classifications, Exhibition Catalogue, PUR Presses Universitaires de Rennes, pp. 92-97 (ill.)
MOCA Art Auction ‘92, Auction Catalogue, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Ein Interview mit Pierre Bourdieu von Isabelle Graw, Text zur Kunst, June 1992, pp. 115-129, pp. 124, 129 (ill.)
Rose, Bernice, Allegories of Modernism, Exhibition Catalogue, Museum of Modern Art, New York, pp.112-113
(ill.)

1991

Saltz, Jerry, Carnegie International, Galleries Magazine, December 1991, pp. 62-65, 130 (ill.)
Decter, Joshua, History as Image, Flash Art, November-December 1991, p. 128
Gopnik, Adam, The Art World: Empty Frames, The New Yorker, November 25, 1991, pp. 110-120
Schneider, Maria, Stephen Prina, Metropolis, no. 6, p. 44 (ill.)
51st Carnegie International, Exhibition Catalogue, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, 1991, pp. 120-121 (ill.)
Draxler, Helmut, Articulatory Practice (The Message as Medium), Parkett, no. 29, pp. 160-162
Pagel, David, The Politics of Negativity, Art Issues, Summer 1991, p. 13-17
Cash Flow, May 1991, no. 5, pp. 126-129
Der Standard, April 25, 1991, pp. 20-21 (ill.)
Prina, Stephen, Who Owns Criticality?, Work to Frame and Back Again: Looking at three decades of American Art, Exhibition Catalogue
Beyond the Frame: American Art, 1960-1990, Exhibition Catalogue, Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo National Museum of Art, Osaka Fukuoka Art Museum, 124-125 (ill.)
Lebredt, Gordon, Reapplication: Protocols of a (De)monstration: A few words in Parentheses: An Introduction, Exhibition Catalogue
Lebredt, Gordon, Comedies of Objecthood, Exhibition Catalogue, The Toronto, pp. 10-11 (ill.)
Gulliver’s Travels, Exhibition Catalogue, Galerie Sophia Ungers, Cologne,
DuMont Buchverlag, p. 120 (ill.)
The 1991 Benefit Auction, Auction Catalogue, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
Graham, Prina, Williams, Exhibition Catalogue, S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, pp. 20-22 (ill.)

1990

La Chair est triste, helas! et j’ai lu tous les livres, Feux Pales, Exhibition Catalogue, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, December-March 1991, pp. 93-104 (ill.)
New Progressive Artists in New York, Japan, no. 181, p. 256 (ill.)
American Art of the Late 80s, Exhibition Catalogue, National Gallery, Athens
Artner, Alan, Stephen Prina, Chicago Tribune, October 19, 1990, pp. 76-77
Reviews: Stephen Prina, The New Yorker, p. 18
Malsch, Friedemann, Stephen Prina, Kunstforum, October 1990, pp. 326-327 (ill.)
Hapgood, Susan, Stephen Prina at Luhring Augustine, Art In America, October 1990, p. 217
New Art, Harry Abrams, Inc., New York, 1990, p. 156
Lumby, Catherine, Sydney Biennial, Art gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Flash Art, Summer 1990, p. 180
Rimanelli, David, Stephen Prina at Luhring Augustine, Artforum, Summer 1990, pp. 165-166
Works in Progress, Photographic Portfolio, La Style, June 1990, pp. 188-199
Clearwater, Bonnie, Letter from the Editor: The Order of Chaos, Visions, Spring 1990, pp. 2-4
Collins, Amy Fine, Arte Duro, Vogue España, July 1990, pp. 112-116
Damjanov, Maja, Stephen Prina, Tema Celeste, July-October 1990, p. 56 (ill.)
The Readymade Boomerang: Certain Relations in 20th Century Art, Exhibition Catalogue, Sydney Biennale, April-June, 1990, pp. 412-413 (ill.)
Faust, Gretchen, Stephen Prina, Arts, April 1990, p. 104
Smith, Roberta, Stephen Prina, The New York Times, April 13, 1990, p. C26
Pagel, David, Stephen Prina: Municipal Art Gallery and Luhring Augustine Hetzler,
Artscribe, January-February 1990, p. 84 (ill.)
Smith, Roberta, Minimalism on the March: More and More, Less and Less,
The New York Times, January 26, 1990, p. C1

1989

Knight, Christopher, Diving into the Meat and the Potatoes, Los Angeles Times, December 31, 1989, p. 8 (ill.)
Prina, Stephen, Twelve Artists on the Year’s Books, Artforum, December 1989, pp. 130-131
Gilbert-Rolfe, Jeremy, The Price of Goodness, Artscribe, November-December, 1989, pp. 48-53.
Halpern Brougher, Nora, Stephen Prina, Flash Art, November-December 1989, p. 145 (ill.)
Constructing a History: A Focus on MOCA’s Permanent Collection, Exhibition Catalogue, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, November-March 1989
Kandel, Susan, LA in Review, Arts, November 1989, pp. 112-133
Adams, Brooks, Into the Words: Thoughts on a Forest of Signs, Visions Art Quarterly, Winter 1989, p. 20-22
Drohojowska, Hunter, Stop Making Sense, Artnews, October 1989, pp. 146-151
Prospect 89, Exhibition Catalogue, Frankfurter Kunstverein, pp.166-167 (ill.)
Martin, Timothy, Exquisite Corpse: The Complete Paintings of Manet, ‘57 through 66 of 55, Exhibition Catalogue, Karsten Schubert, Ltd., October 1989 (ill.)
Steffen, Barbara, Los Angeles: Something New in the West, Artscribe, November-December 1989, pp. 9-11
Curtis, Cathy, Stephen Prina at Luhring Augustine Hetzler, Los Angeles Times, September 29, 1989, p. VI 22
Palmer, Laurie, Stephen Prina: The Renaissance Society, Artforum, September 1989, p. 151-152 (ill.)
Mercuri, Bernardo and Peter Weiermair, Prospect ‘89, Tema Celeste, July-September, pp. 69-71
Geer, Susan, An Intelligent Foray into One Color Painting, Los Angeles Times, August 12, 1989, p. V6
Prina, Stephen, Monochrome Painting, Exhibition Catalogue, Renaissance Society, Chicago; Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles; P.S. 1, New York
Knight, Christopher, Prina Paints the Color of Money, Los Angeles Herald, July 28, 1989, p. 32 (ill.)
Rugoff, Ralph, Lost in the Woods, La Weekly, July 14-20, 1989, p. 35
Artner, Alan, Green with Irony, Chicago Tribune, June 1, 1989, p. 8
Herwitz, Daniel, A Forest of Signs, Modern Painters, June 7,1989, pp. 84-85
Knight, Christopher, Obscurs Objets du Desir: Une Forêt de Signes, Art Press, pp. 21-25
Smith, Richard, MOCA Navigates A Forest of Signs, New Art Examiner, Summer 1989, pp. 28-31
A Forest of Signs: Art in the Crisis of Representation, Exhibition Catalogue, MOCA, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, May-June, 1989
Knight, Christopher, Temporary Points Way with ‘Signs’, Los Angeles Herald Examiner, May 21, 1989, p. E1
Miller, Daryl, Stephen Prina’s Creative Synergy, Daily News, LA Life, May 7, 1989, p. 15 (ill.)
French, Christopher, La-La Land Goes Legitimate, Journal Of Art, April 1989
Gardner, Colin, A Brave New World, Exhibition Catalogue, Karsten Schubert, Ltd., March 1989, pp. 14-15 (ill.)
Striking Distance, Exhibition Catalogue, MOCA/Temporary Contemporary,
Los Angeles, March 1989
Kornblau, Gary, Stephen Prina, Art Issues, no. 2, February 1989, p. 24 (ill.)
Siegle, Robert, Lynne Tillman: Madame Realism’s Feminist Ethnology, Suburban Ambush: Downtown Writing and the Fiction of Insurgency, John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore and London, 1989
Wilson, William, Art Exhibit Represents ‘Signs’ of the Times, Journal Star, Peoria, July 23, p. B2
Artner, Alan G., When Words Fail, Chicago Tribune, February 23, 1989, p. 11B
Sand, Gregory, Sampling Beastie Boys’ Complexity, Los Angeles Herald Examiner,
August 20, 1989, p. E6
Degener, Patricia, L.A. Is Appropriate For ‘Crisis of Representation’, St-Louis Dispatch, July 23, 1989, p. 4C
Wilson, William, When Words (and Images) Collide, Los Angeles Times, June 18, 1989, p. 8
Marks, Ben, Wandering Among the Trees, Artweek, July 1989, f15, p. 1
Gaver, Eleanor, The Big Sleep, Art & Antiques, September 1989, pp. 65-68
Woodward, Richard B., For Art, Coastal Convergences, The New York Times, July 16, 1989, pp. 1, 33
Pincus, Robert L., Ironic ‘Signs’:Work of Artists Point to a Bleak, Banal Future, San Diego Union, June 18, 1989, pp. E1, E6
Knight, Christopher, MoCA Pitches its Tent in ‘A Forest’, Los Angeles Herald Examiner, May 5, 1989, pp. 6-7
Wilson, Willian, Comments on Our Life and Times: Polite Agit-Pop Exhibit in ‘A Forest of Signs’, Los Angeles Times, May 7, 1989, pp. 6, 90-92
Venant, Elizabeth, And Exhibition in Search of the ‘Real’ Reality, Los Angeles Times, May 7, 1989, p. 7
Skelly, Jack, ’A Forest of Signs’ Leads to Eighties Art, Los Angeles Downtown News, June 5, 1989, pp. 1, 20-21, 24
McKenna, Kristine, In the Footsteps of Warhol, Los Angeles Times, May 7, 1989, p. 9
Smith, Roberta, A Shift in Perspective, Vogue, pp. 232, 234, 236
Mediated Knot, Exhibition Catalogue, Robbin Lockett Gallery, Chicago
Atkinson, Terry, KCET’s ‘Take Five’ Starts With Avant-Garde Art, Los Angeles Times, June 19, 1989, p. 10
Lippert, Werner, Various Small Fires in the Gutenberg Galaxy, Parkett, no. 22, p.101-104

1988

Stapen, Nancy, Review of Binational, MFA & ICA, Artnews, December, pp. 167-168
Dyer, Richard, Prina’s Distressing ‘Beethoven’ Program, The Boston Globe, November 17, 1988
Martin, Timothy, In the Years Preceding Olympia, Visions Art Quarterly, Winter, pp. 6-10 (ill.)
Decter, Joshua, Stephen Prina, Flash Art, International Edition, October 1988, issue 142, p. 133 (ill.)
Knight, Christopher, A Binational Survey of the State of the Art, Los Angeles Herald Examiner, October 30, 1988, p. E2
Dean, Robert, Stephen Prina: Museum for Contemporary Art, Artforum, September, 1988, pp. 151-152 (ill.)
Ross, David and Jürgen Harten, American Art of the Late 80’s: The Binational, Exhibition Catalogue, ICA & MFA, Boston, September, pp. 156-159
Raczka, Robert, MOCA Sights Local Art in Striking Distance, NewArt Examiner, Chicago, June 1988, pp. 139-140
Selwyn, Marc, New Art LA, Flash Art, Summer 1988, pp. 109-115
Knight, Christopher, Contemporary Art Concerns, Los Angeles Herald Examiner, April 3, 1988, p. F4
Knight, Christopher, Constructive Engagement, Los Angeles Herald Examiner,
April 15, 1988, p. 33 (ill.)
Muchnic, Suzanne, Cohesive Show Looks at Life from Distance, Los Angeles Times, April 27,1988, p. V1
Wager, Gregg, West Coast Premiere of Prina Work at MOCA, Los Angeles Times, April 12, 1988, p. V10
Artner, Alan, At the Galleries, Chicago Tribune, March 24, 1988, Section 5, p. 12
Knight, Christopher, Focusing on the Hidden Meaning of the ‘Untitled’ Works,
Los Angeles Herald Examiner, February 7, 1988, p. E2
Pincus, Robert L., Cal Arts Alumni Show Skeptical Beliefs in a Variety of Ways, San Diego Union, February 28, 1988
Frank, Peter, Extended Play, Exhibition Catalogue, Emily Harvey Gallery, New York, February 1988
Jalon, Allan, Skeptical Belief(s) Exhibit Displays Varied Styles of Cal Arts Graduates, Los Angeles Times, Orange County Edition, January 24, 1988, pp. 49C-D (ill.)
Lord, Catherine, Cal Arts: Skeptical Belief(s), Exhibition Catalogue, Newport Harbor Art Museum and The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago (By These Walls, by Stephen Prina), January 1988, pp. 14-16, 49, 71, 77
Tuchman, Laura J., Skeptical Belief(s) Raises Doubts, Orange County Register, January 24, 1988, p. K22
Woodard, Joseph, Playing with Information, Artweek, November 11, 1988, p. 5 (ill.)
Wilson, William, Radical Things Are Happening in Orange County, Los Angeles Times, February 28, 1988, pp. 93, 96
Koenig, Peter L., MIT Exhibit Celebrates Los Angeles Artists, The Enterprise, Falmouth, February 5, 1988, p. 4A
Taylor, Robert, LA Hot and Cool A Rewarding Exhibit, The Boston Globe, January 17, 1988
Aziz, Anthony, Bank of Boston/Boston, MIT List Visual Arts, LA Hot and Cool: Pioneers, Center/Cambridge, LA
Hot and Cool: The Eighties, Art New England, March, 1988
Bonetti, David, Welcome to LA: Art that blows hot and cool, The Boston Phoenix, January 1988
Striking Distance, Museum of Contemporary Art, Guide To The Galleries, Premier Issue, February 1988
Knight, Christopher, Contemporary Art Concern, Los Angeles Herald Examiner, April 3, 1988, p. F4
Striking Distance, The Contemporary, Spring, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 8-9 (ill.)

1987

Friis-Hansen, Dana, LA: Hot and Cool: The Eighties, Exhibition Catalogue,
MIT Visual Arts Center, December, 1987, pp. 28, 29, 64, 68 (ill.)
Gardner, Colin, Stephen Prina and Christopher Williams, Artforum, December, 1987, pp. 125-126
Fehlau, Fred, Tim Ebner, John L. Graham, Stephen Prina, Christopher Williams, Flash Art, November-December, 1987, pp. 108-109
Prina, Stephen and Christopher Williams, New Observations, Journal, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, no. 46, vol. 6, Winter, 1987, pp. 4-5
Prina, Stephen and Christopher Williams, The Construction and Maintenance of our Enemies, New Observations, New York, no. 44]
Artner, Alan, Cal Arts’ has more questions than answers, Chicago Tribune, June 19, 1987, section 7, p. 41
Cotter, Holland, Eight Artists Interviewed, Art in America, May, 1987, pp. 162, 163, 178, 199 (ill.)
McManus, Michael, An Anxious Space, Artweek, April 25, 1987
Glatt, Cara, California Art Students Display Work Here, The Herald, May 13, 1987, pp. 7, 26
Knight, Christopher, Sixties Sculpture Relieves Summer Doldrums, Los Angeles Herald Examiner, July 17,pp. 33, 37
Rugoff, Ralph, Art Pick of the Week, LA Weekly, July 24-30, 1987
Yood, James, Cal Arts: Skeptical Belief(s), New Art Examiner, Summer 1987, p. 45
Indiana, Gary, Agitations, The Village Voice, July 28, 1987, p. 84
Shimmel, Paul, Skeptical Belief(s), Symphony, December-January, 1987, p. 26
Berland, Dinah, Projection Art Hits L.A. Streets, Los Angeles Herald Examiner,
February 13, 1987, p. 35

1986

Singerman, Howard, Stephen Prina, LA Weekly, December 12-18, 1986, p. 49
Prina, Stephen and Christopher Williams, New Observations, Marginalia, vol. 1, no. 1, November 1986
Indiana, Gary, Rooted Rhetoric: Castel dell’Ovo, Naples, Flash Art, October-November 1986, pp. 83-84
Mueller, Cookie, Art and About, Details, October 1987, vol. V, no. 4
Nickas, Robert, Stephen Prina, Mark Stahl, Christopher Williams, Video And The Arts, San Francisco, no. 11,
Winter 1986, pp. 53-54
Indiana, Gary, Castle to Castle, The Village Voice, August 19, 1987
Geurico, Gabriele, Rooted Rhetoric, Una Tradizione Nell’Arte Americana, Exhibition Catalogue, Guida Editori, Napoli, 1986, pp. 72-75 (ill.)
Electa, Milan, Mandelzomm, Exhibition Catalogue, Castello di Vulci/Montalto di Castro, Rome, 1986
TV Generations, Exhibition Catalogue, LACE, Los Angeles, February 1986, p. 57
Litt, Steven, ‘Public Art’ Parodies Culture, Questions Society, News & Observer, Raleigh, August 15, 1986, pp. 1B, 3B
Mandelzomm, Exhibition Catalogue, Electa, Milan
Fox, Catherin, ‘Public Art’ is a Disconcerting Attack on Media, Atlanta Constitution, December, 1986, p. 2C

1985

Jones, Ronald, Public Art, Exhibition Catalogue, Nexus Contemporary Art Gallery, Atlanta, p. 16 (ill.)
Olander, William, The Art of Memory/The Loss of History, Exhibition Catalogue, The New Museum, New York, November 1985, pp. 12, 36, 37, 57 (ill.)
Prina, Stephen, The Twenty-Six Inch Experience, TV Guides, The Kuklapolitan Press, New York
Prina, Stephen and Christopher Williams, A Conversation with Sheila McLaughlin and Lynne Tillman, Journal, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, no. 4, vol. 5, Spring 1985, pp. 40-45
Gibbs, Michael, Defferal of Meaning, De Appel, Amsterdam, pp. 26-34 (ill.)
Dagen, Phillipe, Prina, Stahl, Williams: Galerie Crousel-Hussenot, Art Press, no. 91,
Paris, April, p. 68 (ill.)
Soutif, Daniel, Un pinceau aristotelicien, Liberation, Paris, February 15, 1985, p. 36 (ill.)
Indiana, Gary, Memories are Made of This, The Village Voice

1984

van Bruggen, Coosje, Jenny Holzer, Stephen Prina, Mark Stahl, Christopher Williams, Gewad/Appel, Ghent,
Amsterdam, December 1984, p. 4-6, 13-22 (ill.)
Prina, Stephen, Los Angeles Times, January 3-7, 1984, Whitewalls, Chicago, Spring-Summer 1984, pp. 59-63 (ill.)

1982

Kirschner, Judith Rossi, Chicago: 74th American Exhibition, Art Institute of Chicago, Artforum, October 1982, pp. 74-76
Rorimer, Anne, 74th American Exhibition, Exhibition Catalogue, The Art Institute of Chicago, June 1982, pp. 5-11, 38, 60 (ill.)

1981

Zanetti, Paola Serra, New Work/New York, META: Parole & Immagini, Florence, no. 3, February 1981
Exhibition, Exhibition Catalogue, California Institute of the Arts

1980

Gumpert, Lynn and Alan Schwartzman, Investigations: Probe Structure Analysis, Exhibition Catalogue, The New Museum, New York, 1980, pp. 6-19, 32-35, 44 (ill.)

Selected Public Collections

Los Angeles County Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA
Museum Boijmans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA