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Bibliography (selection)

Aoife Royenmeyer, Wade Guyton – Fire and Fury, in: Kunstbulletin, July, 2018, pp. 120-121.

Clayton Press, Just Who Does He Think He ist? Wade Guyton in New York and Zurich, in: Forbes, June 5, 2018. 

Tristan Garcia (excerpted from his text for the forthcoming book published by MAMCO Geneva & Le Consortium, Les presses du reel, Dijon 2018.), Wade Guyton, 12.10.2016 - 29.1.2017, in MAMCO Journal, no. 1, 2018, pp. 56-61.

Interview by Seungduk Kim, Wade Guyton, in: Frog, Fall/Winter 2017-2018, pp.92-101.

Tim Griffin (ed.), Writings on Wade Guyton, Zurich 2018.


Rebecca Lewin and Agnes Gryczkowska, Das New Yorker Atelier, Abridged, Serpentine Gallery, London, September 29, 2017 – February 4, 2018, London 2017. 

Daniel Baumann, Preview. Wade Guyton Peter Fischli David Weiss, in: Artforum, vol. 55, no. 9, May 2017, p. 157.

Silvie Aigner, Abstract Painting Now!, in: Kunstmagazin PARNASS, no. 2, 2017, pp. 12-25.

Dietrich Roeschmann, Wade Guyton. Museum Brandhorst, München, in: artline Kunstmagazin, no. 4, 2017, p. 19.

Kirsty Bell, Wade Guyton. Mamco Geneva, in: frieze, no. 184, January/February 2017, p. 158.

Daniel Baumann, Wade Guyton: Das New Yorker Atelier, in: Artforum, vol. 55, no. 5, January 2017, p. 114. 

Museum Brandhorst (ed.), Wade Guyton. Zeichnungen von Drama und Frühstück im Atelier, Museum Brandhorst, January 28 – April 30, 2017, Cologne 2017. 

Achim Hochdörfer (ed.), Wade Guyton. Das New Yorker Atelier, Museum Brandhorst, January 28 – April 30, 2017, Munich 2017.


Jack Banowsky, Wade Guyton (Le Consortium, Dijon, France; Curated by Nicolas Tembley), in: Artforum, December 2016, p. 201.

Daniel Birnbaum, Wade Guyton (Le Consortium, Dijon, France; Curated by Nicolas Tembley), in: Artforum, December 2016, p. 219.

Katharina Holderegger, Wade Guyton. Selbstbespiegelungen im Atelier, in: Kunstbulletin, December 2016, pp. 86-87.

Wade Guyton Kunsthalle Zürich, 4 LP vinyl record (4 x LP 12”), Crystal Hotel Records, 2016. (Exhibition catalogue and record)


WADE GUYTON: WG 3031. Ed. by Beatrix Ruf. Zürich 2015.


Erik Verhagen: Wade Guyton bis repetita placent? Artpress n°415, October 2014, pp.53–58.


Scott Rothkopf: Wade Guyton: OS, Yale University Press & Whitney Museum of American Art.

Media Study: Wade Guyton, in: Artforum International, vol. 51, no. 1, September 2012, p. 136.

Peter Schjeldahl, The Art World, Man and Machine, in: The New Yorker, October 15, 2012, p. 94.

Carol Vogel, Painting, Rebooted, in: The New York Times, September 30, p. AR1.

David Colman, Wade Guyton’s provocative prints, on: (October 17, 2012).

Wade Guyton. Galerie Francesca Pia/Villa Francesca Pia, in: Artforum International, vol. 50, no. 6, February 2012, p. 243.
2011 Wade Guyton. Zeichnungen für ein kleines Zimmer, Grafisches Kabinett-Secession, Wien, 27.05.–21.08.2011, Köln 2011.

Wade Guyton. Black Paintings, exh. cat. published on the occasion of three exhibitions at Friedrich Petzel Gallery New York, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt am Main, 2010.

Top 10 Allegories, Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich, August 29 - September 26, 2009, Zurich 2009.

Galleries – Chelsea: Grass Grows by Itself, in: The New Yorker, August 30, 2010, p. 16.

Paul Laster, Grass Grows by Itself: The spiritual is the focus of this multigenerational group show, in: Time Out New York, 777, August 19­25, 2010.

Antonio Scoccimarro, Diary: Germany – Cologne: Museum Ludwig – Wade Guyton, in: Mousse 24, Summer Issue 2010, p. 193.

Melanie Weidemüller, Aktion Kunst Veröffentlichen, in: Stadtrevue, Das Kölnmagazin, May 2010, p. 66.

Joao Ribas, Wade Guyton, in: FAX: The Drawing Center 2009, pp. 82–­86.

Bettina Funcke, Wade Guyton, in: MDd8, Museum Doordacht 2008, pp. 31­–41.

Janneke De Vries, Wade Guyton, in: DARE: Magazin für Kunst und Überdies, September 2009, pp. 124­–129.

Nicola Trezzi, Philip Monk, Yilmaz Dziewor, Seth Price, Vincent Pécoil, New York Artists Dictionary/Part 2, in: Flash Art, March­April 2009, pp. 64­–69.

Daniel Birnbaum (ed.), 50 Moons of Saturn: T2 Torino Triennale, Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Fondazione Torino Musei, Torino, 2008­2009, pp. 294–­299.

Alice Savorelli, Americans in Milan, on:, March 18, 2009.

Glenn Helfand, Critic’s Picks: A Wild Night and a New Road, on:, January 2009.

Now You See It, in: SkyWest Magazine, January/February 2009, p. 38.

David Pagel, Review: ‘Oranges and Sardines’ at the Hammer, in: Los Angeles Times, January 2, 2009.

Nicolas Trembley (ed.), Centre Culturel Suisse Paris 2006 2007 2008, Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris, pp. 156/171 (ill.).

For What You Are About to Receive, Gagosian Gallery – Red October Chocolate Factory, Moscow, September 18 – October 25, 2008, pp. 84/93 (ill.).

Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson, Pay Attention Mother Fuckers, in: Now You See It, Aspen Art Museum, December 19, 2008 – February 01, 2009, Aspen 2008, pp. 6­-11 / 18–­19 (ill.).

Hans Werner Holzwarth (ed.), Wade Guyton, in: Art Now, vol. 3, p. 208.

Daniel Birnbaum, Pictures Eating Pictures: Notes for Wade Guyton, in: Parkett, Nr. 83, pp. 104-­109.

Suzanne Cotter, Double Negative, in: Parkett, no. 83, 2008, pp. 90­–96.

Scott Rothkopf, The New Black, in: Parkett, no. 83, pp. 72–­81.

Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson, Now You See It, in: Aspen Magazine, Holiday 2008­–2009, p. 66.

Gary Garrels, Oranges & Sardines, Hammer Museum, November 09, 2008 – February 08, 2009, Exhibitions calendar, p. 9.

Amy Serafin, The Perfect Antidote, in: Art & Auction, October 2008, pp. 178–183 / 215.

David Frankel, Painting: Now and Forever, Part II, in: Artforum International, October 2008, pp. 379­-380.

Uta Grosenick, Untitled, Stations: 100 Meisterwerke Zeitgenössischer Kunst, DuMont Buchverlag, Köln, pp. 192­–193.

Johanna Burton, Rites of Silence, Johanna Burton on the art of Wade Guyton, in: Artforum, Summer 2008, pp. 364­–373.

David Frankel, Wade Guyton, in: Artforum, March 2008, pp. 358–­359.

Eric Bryant, Paint It Bleak, in: Art News, December 2007, pp. 128­-131 (ill.).

Elisa Turner, Why Don\'t You Come and Install It?, in: ArtNews, October 2007, pp. 162­-165 (ill.).

Christian Viveros-Faune, The Anxiety of Influence, in: The Village Voice, August 20, 2007.

Jerry Saltz, Back from the Brink, in: Artnet, September 17, 2007 (ill.).

Scott Rothkopf, Wade Guyton, in: Lyon Biennial, The History of a Decade That Has Not Been Named, 2007, pp. 242–244 (ill.).

Shamim Momin, Ice Cream: Contemporary Art in Culture, Phaidon Press 2007, pp. 132–135 (ill.).

Walter Robinson, Crazy in Cologne, in: Artnet, April 21, 2007 (ill.).

Isabel Santos, En foco, Primera Hora, April 19, 2007, p. 71 (ill.).

Jorge Rodriguez, Por la puerta granda Feria de arte Circa 07, in: Escenario, March 31, 2007.

Holland Cotter, Wade Guyton, in: New York Times, December 14, 2007.

John Yau, Wade Guyton, in: The Brooklyn Rail. Critical Perspectives on Arts, Politics and Culture, December 2007.

Bettina Funcke, The Risk of Images, in: Guyton, Price, Smith, Walker, Kunsthalle Zürich, April 08 - May 28, 2005, Zurich 2006.

Vincent Pécoil, Action Painter, in: Wade Guyton La Salle de bains, Les Presses du Réel, September 2007, pp. 73–83.

Roberta Smith, In these Shows, the Material is the Message, in: New York Times, August 10, 2007.

Top 100: 5. Wade Guyton/Kelley Walker, in: Monopol, July/August 2007.

Laura Cumming, Visions of Modern America, in: The Observer, June 5, 2007, p. 18.

Mario Alegre Barrios, La Estetica de Hoy, in: El Nuevo Dia Domingo, March 25, 2007.

Jerry Saltz, Power, Professionalism, and Perversity: Looking back on the 2006 art scene, in: The Village Voice, January 4, 2007.

Martin Herbert, Wade Guyton, westlondonprojects, in: Modern Painters, December 2006/January 2007, p. 118.

Adam Mendelsohn, Pose & Sculpture, in: Time Out New York, 565, July 27–August 2, 2006.

Adam Mendelsohn, Look Again, in: Spike, Issue 9, 2006.

Zürich Guide, May 3, 2006, p. 23.

TagesAnzeiger, April 8, 2006, p. 51.

Roberta Smith, Chelsea is a Battlefield: Galleries Muster Groups, in: The New York Times, July 28, 2006.

The Art of the Art Book, in: V Magazine, #43, Fall 2006, p. 163.

Wade Guyton. Color, Power & Style, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, February 23 – March 25, 2006, ed. by Yilmaz Dziewior, Köln 2007.

Johanna Burton, Verfahren haben ihren Preis: Ein Gespräch mit Johanna Burton von Isabelle Graw, in: Texte zur Kunst, Juni, Heft 62, pp. 65–96.

Dominique von Burg, Ordnung und Verführung im Haus Konstruktiv, in: Kunstbulletin, June 2006, p. 68.

Kunsthalle Zürich, Guyton, Price, Smith und Walker, in: baz kultur magazin, May 08, 2006, p. 7.

Urs Steiner, Selbstbedienung im Supermarkt der Bilder. Vier junge New Yorker in der Kunsthalle Zürich, in: NZZ, April 19, 2006, p. 47.

Vier New Yorker geben sich die Ehre. Mit Wade Guyton, Seth Price, Josh Smith und Kelley Walker bespielt ein sinnverwandtes Künstler-Quartett die Räume der Kunsthalle Zürich, in: Kunst 21, April 13, 2006, p. 24.

Rainald Schumacher, What’s inside a can? A conversation via email with Wade Guyton and Kelley Walker, April 2006, in: Imagination becomes Reality Part IV: Borrowed Images, Sammlung Goetz, Munich 2006, p. 195.

Katya Kazakina, Poses and Drips, Serra Walkthroughs, Dark Marilyns: Chelsea Art, on:, August 2, 2006.

Wendy Cromwell, Buying into a trend, in: Art on paper, May/June 2006, p. 22.

Mirjam Thomann, Meinetwegen kann alles hier in Flammen stehen, in: Texte zur Kunst, March, pp. 149–150.

Richard S. Beck, Coconuts, Lights Adorn New Exhibit, in: The Harvard Crimson, March 17, 2006.

Alexander Paul, At Carpenter Center, Empire Strikes Back, in: Harvard University Gazette, March 16, 2006.

Brent Burket, Wade Guyton: Andy Warhol vs. King Tubby Inna Painta House Fire, in: Heart as Arena,, March 21, 2006.

Eric Koenigsberg, The Art of Collaboration, in: Mens Vogue, Frühling/Spring, pp. 190–193.


Marc Spiegler, Why Experience Pays Off, in: The Art Newspaper, December 03, 2005, pp. 1/8.

Vincent Pecoil, Wade Guyton, Action Painter, in: Revue Trimestrielle d’Art Contemporarian 02, no. 36, winter 2005, pp. 26–28.

Dominic Molon, Future Greats 2005, in: ArtReview, December 2005, p. 94.

Klaus Biesenbach (ed.), Greater New York, Museum of Modern Art PS1, New York, March 13 – September 26, 2005, New York 2005, pp. 172–173.

Louisa Buck, Young Germans take over De la Cruz Mansion, in: The Art Newspaper, December 03, 2005, p. 6.

Roberta Smith, A Carnival of Art, Money, Surf, and Sand, in: New York Times, December 03, 2005.

Future Greats, in: Artreview, December 2005, p. 94.

Daniel Birnbaum et. al., Uncertain State of America: American Art in the 3rd Millennium, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Modern Kunst, October 08 –December 11, 2005, Oslo 2005, pp. 52–53.

Jens Asthoff, Wade Guyton: Kunstverein in Hamburg, on:, November 2005.

Mary Ceruti, Guyton\\Walker, in: Make It Now: New Sculpture in New York, Sculpture Center, May 15 – July 31, 2005, New York 2005, pp. 46–47.

Johanna Burton, Go Nuts!, V, in: Magazine, September 2005, p. 130.

Kirsty Bell, New Forms of Modernism; ambivalence and ambiguity; ‘an act of processing, in: Frieze, September 2005, pp. 9/121.

Catrin Lorch, Am harten Rand der etablierten Kunst, in: Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, June 2005.

John Kelsey, Guyton\\Walker, in: Artforum, May 2005, p. 249.

Diedrich Diederichsen, Formalism, in: Artforum, March 2005, p. 231.

Michael Kimmelman, Youth and the Market: Love at First Sight, in: The New York Times, March 18, 2005.

Max Henry, Guyton\\Walker: The Failever of Judgement, in: Time Out New York, March 16, 2005.

A Conversation about Yves Klein, Mid-century Design Nostalgia, Branding, and Flatbed scanning (Interview mit Douglas Fogle, Wade Guyton, John Rasmussen, Kelley Walker), in: The Failever of Judgement, Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, ed. by John Rasmussen, Zürich 2005, pp. 43–54.


Real World , Modern Art Oxford, September 25 – November 28, 2004, Oxford 2004.

Johanna Burton, Der ‘urmaterielle’ Drang/The ‘Urmaterial’ Urge, in: Parkett, no. 70.

Johanna Burton, So ereignislose Ereignisse. Die Arbeiten von Wade Guyton/Such Uneventful Events. The Work of Wade Guyton, in: Formalismus. Moderne Kunst, heute, Kunstverein in Hamburg, 09.10.2004–09.01.2005, Hamburg 2004, pp. 54–61.

Holland Cotter, Duck! It’s Whitney Biennial Season Again, In: The New York Times, March 07, 2004.

Manami Fujimori, Artforum Sees and Talks: Art in the early 2000’s (interview with Tim Griffin), in: Bijutsu Techo (BT), July 2004.

Blake Gopnik, Whitney Highlights, in: Washington Post, March 14, 2004.

Bruce Hainley, Notes on Renewed Appropriationisms, in: Artforum, May 2004, p. 217.

Eleanor Heartney, The Well-Tempered Biennial, in: Art in America, June/July 2004.

Michael Kimmelman, Touching All Bases at the Biennial, in: The New York Times, March 12, 2004.

Out of the Past: Tim Griffin talks with Whitney Biennial Curators, in: Artforum International, January 2004, p. 57.

Walter Robinson, Building Codes, in: Artnet Magazine, January 2004

Debra Singer, The Way Things Never Were: Nostalgia’s Possibilities and the Unpredictable Past, in: Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum, March 11 –May 30, 2004, New York City.


Tim Griffin, First Take: Tim Griffin on Wade Guyton, in: Artforum, January 2003, p. 126.

Lauri Firstenberg, Notes on Renewed Appropriationisms, in: Parkett, no. 67, pp. 174–177.

Nico Israel, Under the Sun (…on High Desert Test Sites), in: Artforum International, September 2003, pp. 47–50.

David Rimanelli, Entries: May 11, in: Artforum International, Summer 2003, p. 42.

Jerry Saltz, Babylon Rising, in: The Village Voice, Septebmer 05, 2003.

Sculpture Forever Part 2, in: FlashArt, July 2003.

Project Spaces, in: The New Yorker, March 31, 2003.


Christopher Bollen, Retrofit, in: Time Out New York, April 25, 2002.

Holland Cotter, Second Sight, in: The New York Times, March 22, 2003.

Group Show, in: The New Yorker, February 05, 2001.

Mirror Moves: Wade Guyton, in: V Magazine, January 2001.


Kosmobiologie, in: The New Yorker, July 10, 2000.

Duncan Mclaren, New York Projects, in: The Independent, August 06, 2000.

Laura Moffatt, New York Projects, in: Art Monthly, no. 239, September 2000, pp. 48–49.


Bill Arning, Multiple Choice, in: Village Voice, February 16, 1999.

Bill Arning, Wade Guyton, in: BOMB, Summer 1999.

John Connelly, Recipes, in: Zingmagazine, Issue 8, 1999.

Ken Johnson, Wade Guyton, in: The New York Times, July 17, 1999.

Jerry Saltz, Drive Time: Saint Clair Cemin, Wade Guyton, Pedro Barbeitos, in: Village Voice, July 13, 1999.

Sarah Schmerler, Answer Yes, No, or Don’t Know, in: Time Out New York, February 18, 1999.

Sarah Schmerler, Wade Guyton, Against the new Passeism..., in: Time Out New York, July 15, 1999.

Catalogues and publications (selection)

Vincent Pécoil, Wade Guyton, Les Presses du Réel - collection La Salle de Bains, Dijon 2007 (Künstlerbuch mit Reproduktionen von drei Serien Printer drawings und einem Text).

Half Square, Half Crazy, Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Villa Arson, Nice, February 10 – June 03, 2007, Zürich 2007.

Lyon Biennial 2007: 00s – The History of a Decade that has not yet been Named, Lyon, September 17 – October 31, 2007, Zürich 2007.

Sergio Edelsztein et al., Ice Cream: Contemporary Art in Culture, London 2007.

Imagination Becomes Reality. Werke aus der Sammlung Goetz. Conclusion, Sammlung Goetz, Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe, February 17 - May 01, 2007, München 2007.

Imagination Becomes Reality. Ein Ausstellungszyklus zum Bildverständnis aktueller Kunst. Part IV: Borrowed Images, Sammlung Goetz, München, June 26 - September 30, 2006, Hamburg 2006.

Wade Guyton. Color, Power & Style, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, February 23 - March 25, 2006, ed. by Yilmaz Dziewior, Cologne 2006.

The New Yorker: Wade Guyton, Seth Price, Josh Smith, Kelley Walker, Kunsthalle Zürich, April 08 - May 28, 2006, Zurich 2006.

Make It Now: New Sculpture in New York, Sculpture Center, May 15 –July 31, 2005, New York 2006.

Daniel Birnbaum et. al., Uncertain State of America: American Art in the 3rd Millennium, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Modern Kunst, October 08 –December 11, 2005, Oslo 2005.

Guyton/Walker: The Failever of Judgement , Midway Contemporary Art, St. Paul, May 08 - July 03, 2004, Zurich 2005.

Klaus Biesenbach (ed.), Greater New York, Museum of Modern Art PS1, New York, March 13 – September 26, 2005, New York 2005.

Open Systems: Rethinking Art c. 1970, Tate Modern Gallery, London, June 01 – August 29, 2005, London 2005.

Formalismus. Moderne Kunst, heute, Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg 2004.

Real World: The Dissolving Space of Experience, Modern Art Oxford. Formalismus. Moderne Kunst, heute, Kunstverein in Hamburg, October 09 - January 09, 2005, Hamburg 2004.

Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, March 11 – May 30, 2004, New York 2004.

Helvetica: Kontext, Form, Troja, Wiener Secession, September 18 - November 16, 2003, Vienna 2003.

Hunter Performance second Sight: Selection of recent work by alumni from the second decade of the MFA program at Hunter College Alumni 1991–2001, Hunter College, February 27 – April 20, 2002, New York 2002.

2002Maurizio Cattelan, Bettina Funcke, Massimiliano Gioni, Ali Subotnick (ed.), Charley, Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athen 2002.
1999 Zingmagazine (issue 8), “Recipes,” by John Connelly, 1999.
Lectures and artist's writings (selection)
2006Lecture, Kunstverein in Hamburg, January 05, 2006. 
2005Uncertain State of America: American Art in the 3rd Millennium, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Modern Kunst, October 08 – December 11, 2005, Oslo 2005, p. 52–53 (ill.).

On Dan Flavin, in: V Magazine, October 2004.

Will Bradley in conversation with Wade Guyton and Bojan Sarcevic, Modern Art Oxford, October 13, 2004.
Cay-Sophie Rabinowitz in conversation with Wade Guyton, APEXART, New York, July 12, 2004.
2003Lecture, Power House, July 13, 2003.

Initial Public Offerings: Lauri Firstenberg and Wade Guyton, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, November 22, 2002.

Lecture, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, March 2002.