Environmental Activity Book
Funded by City of Los Angeles, Cultural Affairs Dept.
© Kim Abeles, 1996

Statement · Biography · Bibliography

Kim Abeles

Selected Books and Video:

Abeles, Karen Moss, and Susan Silton. Kim Abeles: Encyclopedia Persona, A 15-Year Survey. English edition by Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (1993). Editions in Spanish and Portuguese published by the United States Information Agency (1996).

Barnes, Lucinda, editor. Kim Abeles. A.R.T. Press, Los Angeles (1989)

Barnes, Lucinda, Miyoshi Barosh, William S. Bartman and Rodney Sappington (Editors). Twelve Contemporary American Artists Interview Twelve Contemporary American Artists. A.R.T. Press, Los Angeles (1996) Illustrated.

Blum, Paul Von. Other Visions, Other Voices - Women Political Artists in Greater Los Angeles (Foreward by Lucy Lippard). University Press of America, Inc., Lanham, MD (1994) Illustrated.

Finkle, Bruria, and Melinda Wortz. "Art and Spirituality-Eight Women." Yesterday & Tomorrow: California Women Artists. Midmarch Press, New York (1989) (Sylvia Moore, Editor).

Haynes, Deborah. The Vocation of the Artist. Cambridge University Press (1997) Illustrated.

Johnstone, Mark. Contemporary Art in Southern California. Craftsman House, Australia (forthcoming) Illustrated.

Leonardi, Joe, producer. Kim Abeles (1993). Funded by the J. Paul Getty Trust Fund for the Visual Arts, administered by the California Community Foundation.

Sedeen, Margaret. Star-Spangled Banner - Our Nation and Its Flag. National Geographic Society, Washington D.C., (1993) Illustrated.

Suderberg, Erica. Kim Abeles: Of Scattered Histories, Objects and Their Collision Course. Monde-Los Angeles, Editions Autrement, Paris (1993).

Selected Exhibition Catalogs:

25th Year Retrospective, Mason Gross School of the Arts, New Brunswick, NJ (1996) Catalog.

Blessings & Beginnings, Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles (1996) Catalog.

Book endS & odd books, The Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Canada (1993-4) Catalog

Creating in Crisis: Making Art in the Age of AIDS, Spaces, Cleveland, Ohio (1994) Catalog.

Fotografie Biennale Rotterdam, Perspectief, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (1992) Catalog.

Image/Object/Memory, Virginia Center for the Craft Arts, Richmond, VA (1992) Catalog.

Kim Abeles and Elyse Taylor, Mabel Smith Douglass Library, Douglass College,

Rutger's University, New Brunswick, N.J. (1991) Catalog.

Kim Abeles, Kelly Wood, and Hans Staartjes, Cameraworks, San Francisco (1993).

Old Glory, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio (1994) Catalog.

Paradise Lost, Cultural Centre of Berchem, Antwerp, Belgium (1993) Catalog.

Prague/LA Exchange, Lidovąy Dâum and Galerie Mladych, Prague, Czechoslovakia (1989) Catalog.

Reuse/Refuse, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu (1994) Catalog.

Subversive Domesticity, Wichita State University, Kansas (1996) Catalog.

Unknown Secrets - Art and the Rosenberg Era , Long Island University, Greenvale, NY

(touring exhibition, 1988-91) Catalog and film.

Selected Articles and Reviews:

Art in America, Art News, Harper's, Newsweek, High Performance, Zyma Kunstmagazine (Germany), Wall Street Journal, Sculpture, ARTFORUM, Visions, Artpress (France), New Art Examiner, Village Voice, Caras (South America), Artweek, Artspace, Westways, Art New England, Art of California, Z Magazine, After Image, Bijutsu Techo (Japan), De Norpen (The Netherlands), Los Angeles Times and other newspapers nationwide.

Selected Television and Radio broadcasts about her artwork have included Dan Rather (CBS), Scott Simon (NPR), CNN, CBC-Canada, ZDF-Germany and numerous local and syndicated stations nationwide.

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