Sprüth Magers Berlin London
Book Projects


1992 Therrien, Robert & John Yau – Dream Hospital, Santa Monica, California: Jacob Samuel

1991 Connell, Evan & Robert Therrien – Mesa Verde, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art

1987 Butor, Michael, Robert Creeley & Robert Therrien – 7 & 6, Albuquerque: Lise Hoshour


Catalogues and Books


2015 Robert Therrien: Works on Paper, Kunstmuseum Basel, Scheidegger & Spiess (German edition), University of Chicago press.

2013 Pesanti, Heather, Robert Therrien, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Illus.

2012 Decade: Contemporary Collecting 2002-2012, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, illus. October.

2012 Enberg, Siri with Michael Lobel, Josiah McElheny, Rochelle Steiner, Lifelike, Walker Art Center, Illus: 146

2008 Müller, Christian: Robert Therrien. Arbeiten auf Papier, Zurich

2008 Bryson, Norman and Margit Rowell: Robert Therrien, New York.

2006 Grenier, Catherine: Los Angeles 1955-1985. Paris: Centre Pompidou/Panama Musees

2005 Los Angeles, 1955-1985: birth of an art capital, Paris: Centre Pompidou

2004 Drawings, London : Gagosian Gallery

2001 Bryson, Norman, Robert Therrien New York: Gagosian Gallery

2001 Sammlung Rosencranz, Wuppertal: Von der Heydt Museum

2001 Zelevansky, Lynn, Jasper Johns to Jeff Koons: Four Decades of Art from the Broad Collection Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

2000 Zelevansky, Lynn & Thomas Frick, Robert Therrien Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

2000 Salzman, Gregory, Robert Therrien: Polaroids and Drawings, SITE Santa Fe

2000 Barron, Stephanie, Sheri Bernstein & Ilene Susan Fort, Made in California: Art, Image and Identity, 1900-2000 Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

2000 Blazwick, Iwona & Simon P. Wilson, Tate Modern, The Handbook, University of California Press

2000 Kertess, Klaus, OO: Drawings 2000 at Barbara Gladstone

2000 Self, Dana & Terry R. Myers, Robert Therrien, Kansas City: Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

2000 Varnedoe, Kirk, Paola Antonelli & Joshua Siegel, Modern Contemporary Art at MoMA since 1980, New York: MoMA – The Museum of Modern Art

2000 Butler, Cornelia H., Caroline A. Jones & Kenneth Baker, The Legacy of a Collector – Panza, Los Angeles: MoCA –Museum of Contemporary Art

2000 Benezra, Neal David, Gary Garrels & Michael Auping, Celebrating Modern Art: The Anderson Collection San Francisco: Museum of Modern Art

1999 Cappellazzo, Amy & Elizabeth Licata, In company: Robert Creeley's Collaborations, Niagara Falls, NY, and Greensboro, NC: The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University and the Weatherspoon Art Gallery,

1999 Hoet, Jan, Ingrid Commandeur, Steven Jacobs, Els Roelandt, Gent: The Collection Gent: Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst

1999 Johnstone, Mark, Contemporary Art in Southern California Sydney: Craftsman House

1999 Gagnon, Paulette & Sandra Grant Marchand, Culbutes: Œuvre d'impertinence, Montreal: Musèe d'art Contemporain

1998 Ackley, Clifford S. PhotoImage: Printmaking 60s to 90s Boston: The Museum of Fine Arts

1998 Gether, Christian & David Neuman, Selections from the Collection Copenhagen: Arken Museum for Moderne Kunst

1997 Rowell, Margit, Objects of Desire: The Modern Stil Life New York: The Museum of Modern Art

1997 Hackman, William R., Sunshine and Noir: Art in Los Angeles, 1960-97 Humlebaek, Denmark: The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

1997 Hine, Hank & Margaret Miller, New Grounds: Prints and Multiples, Tampa: University of Southern Florida, Contemporary Art Museum

1996 Richard Shone, From Figure to Object: A Century of Sculptors' Drawings, London: Karsten Schubert

1996 La collection de MusÈe National d'Art Moderne: Acquisitions 1986-1996, Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou

1995 Carnegie International 1995, Pittsburgh: The Carnegie Museum of Art

1994 Rawlinson, Kate, W. Jackson Rushing & Peter Schjeldahl, Abstraction: A Tradition of Collecting in Miami, Miami: Center for the Fine Arts

1994 Frank, Peter, Southern California: The Conceptual Landscape Madison: Madison Art Center

1992 Documenta IX, Stuttgart: Cantz; New York: Abrams

1992 Panza di Biumo, Giuseppe, Panza di Biumo: The Eighties and the Nineties from the Collection Lugano: Museo Cantonale dArte

1991 Rowell, Margit, Robert Therrien, Madrid: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia

1990 Yau, John, Diverse Representations, Morristown: The Morris Museum

1990 Cateforis, David, Objects of Potential: Five American Sculptors from The Anderson Collection, Belmont: Wiegand Gallery, College of Notre Dame

1989 Tom & Susan Larson, Art in Place: Fifteen Years of Acquisitions, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art

1989 Rowell, Margit & Rosa Queralt, I triennal de dibuix Joan Miro, Barcelona: Fundacio Joan Miro

1989 Art in the Public Eye: Selected Developments, Costa Mesa: Security Pacific Gallery

1988 Friedman, Martin & Peter Boswell, Sculpture Inside Outside, Minneapolis: Walker Art Center

1988 Diserens, Corinne, Lars Muller, Beat Wisner & Stephan Kunz Skulptur/sculpture: Material und abstraktion 2 x 5 Positionen, Geneva: Black Cat Productions

1988 Phillips, Lisa, Vital Signs, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art

1988 Ratcliff, Carter, Lynda Benglis, John Chamberlain, Joel Fisher, Mel Kendrick, Robert Therrien, Stockholm: Magasin 3

1988 The University Collects: Recent Gifts From Ruth S., Santa Barbara: University Art Museum

1987 Clearwater, Bonnie, Abstract Expressions: Recent Sculpture, Lake Worth: Lannan Museum

1987 Tuttle, Lisa, small scale sculpture LARGE SCALE SCULPTURE, Atlanta: The Atlanta College of Art

1987 Arte contemporaneo Polanco: Centro Cultural Arte Contemporaneo

1987 Auping, Michael, Structure to Resemblance: Work by Eight American Sculptors Buffalo: Albright-Knox Art Gallery

1986 Linker, Kate et al., Individuals: A Selected History of Contemporary Art, 1945-86, Los Angeles: MoCA – Museum of Contemporary Art

1986 Painting and Sculpture Acquisitions, 1973-1986, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art

1985 Biennial Exhibition, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art

1984 Caroli, Flavio, Pittura veloce, post-astrazione e postnaturalismo, Venice: La biennale di Venezia

1984 Yau, John, Awards in the Visual Arts 3, San Antonio: San Antonio Museum

1984 Brown, Julia, Robert Therrien, Los Angeles: MoCA – Museum of Contemporary Art

1984 Contemporary Art Acquisitions: 1980-83, New York: The Equitable Life Assurance Society


Articles and reviews


2015 Ealan: ‘Robert Therrien: Interview’, Gagosian Gallery Magazine, Summer 2015, pp.48-53.

2014 Johnson, Ken: ‘Para-Real’, The New York Times, online, 9 January 2014.

2013 Dabkowski, Colin. ‘Albright-Knox explores the work of Robert Therrien’. Gusto, The Buffalo News.com, August 21 .

2013 Gopnik, Blake, ‘Sizing up an artist’s landscape’, International Herald Tribune, 16 July.

2013 Gopnik, Blake: ‘If Gulliver Were a Conceptualist… Robert Therrien Gets a Solo Show at the Albright-Knox’, The New York Times, online, 12 July 2013.

2013 Gopnik, Blake, ‘Why Bigger is Better’, The Daily Beast, July 15.

2013 Feature Projects; The Giant; Robert Therrien, The Big Issue, Taiwan, July 1.

2013 Bellet, Harry, ‘Au muse Reattu, les nuages se prominent en landau’, Le Monde, January 7.

2012 Solomon, Diana Beth, ‘L.A Weekly Flickr Pool Reader Photo of the Day: Stacked Plates at LACMA’, LA Weekly, May 15.

2012 Oversized Every Day Objects, Dailydesignjoint.com, April 20

2012 Rus, Mayer, ‘Prime-Up Lineup’, Architectural Digest, March, p. 87.

2012 Riddle, Mason, ‘’Lifelike’ is more than skin deep’, StarTribune, March 1

2012 Caniglia, Julie, ‘Radical Realism: Lifelike Explored the Mutability of Reality’, Walker Art Center Magazine, February 25

2012 Rodriguez, Nicole, 'Transparent Room, Robert Therrien at Sprüth Magers', Berlin Art Journal Online, January 12.

2012 Ackerman, Tim, 'Auf den Wandtapeten der Gewalt', Berliner Morgenpost, January 8, p. 20.

2011 Tomcic, Goran, 'Robert Therrien', Artery NY Online, 14 December.

2011 Pagel, David, 'Art Review: Robert Therrien at Gagosian Gallery', Los Angeles Times Online, 20 October.

2011 Robert Therrien at Museum de Pont 29 January-15 May 2011, Open Lab Magazine Online, January.

2010 Calder,Rich: 'Shaq's In The Paint with New Art Show', New York Post, February.

2010 Eberle, Todd: 'Size and Money Matter a Lot, When It Comes to Art', Vanity Fair Online, March

2009 Bradley, Kimberly: 'Galleries Come Alive at a Weekend Extravaganza', The New York Times, Globespotters Blog, April 30

2009 Jones, Jonathan: 'Museums on the Internet? Get real', The Guardian Online, July 9

2009 Jury, Louise: 'Rooms with a view, nation's chance to see 125 million GBP art collection', The Evening Standard, January 22.

2008 Johnson, Ken: 'Review: Robert Therrien at Gagosian Gallery', The New York Times, May 23.

2008 Kastner, Jeffrey: 'Review: Robert Therrien at Gagosian Gallery', Artforum, September.

2008 Kunstmuseum Basel Exhibits Robert Therrien. Works on Paper, ArtKnowledgeNews.com, June 3

2007 Austin, Tom: 'Art Museum Dangles Magnet for More Gifts', Miami Herald, May 21.

2007 Howell, Rachael: 'Perceiving is believing', The Spectrum, January 29.

2007 Kunstmuseum Basel presents today Robert Therrien – Works on Paper', Artdaily Online, 1 June 2008

2006 Hainley, Bruce: 'artquake', The New York Times Magazine, October 1, pp. 78-85.

2006 Muchnic, Suzanne: ' A Peek at Eli Broad's LA Cache', LA Times, December.

2004 Black, Catriona: 'Size Matters', The Sunday Herald, August 29.

2004 Review: Robert Therrien at Inverleith House, The Herald Tribune, August 13.

2004 Table Mountain: Therrien Exhibition Opens, The Guardian, August 17, p. 2.

2004 Table Topper, The Herald Tribune, August 14, p. 4.

2003 Lord, M.G, "A City Where Locals Are Welcome" The New York Times, Apr 23

2002 "news and around: Comer o no Comer at CASA" tema celeste, Nov/Dec

2002 Spears, Dorothy, "Robert Therrien at Gagosian Gallery, New York" Art onPaper, Jan-Feb

2002 Leffingwell, Edward, "Robert Therrien at Gagosian" Art in America, Jan

2001 Johnson, Ken, "Robert Therrien at Gagosian Gallery" The New York Times, Oct 5

2000 "Robert Therrien" ZOO, Issue 7, Nov

2000 Campbell, Clayton, "Two to Consider at LA County Museum of Art" dArt International, fall

2000 Forde Benjamin, "Robert Therrien" ArtÈ, summer/fall, cover

2000 Cline, Lynn, "Blue Plate Special" Pasatiempo, Jul 16-22

2000 Iannoaccone, Carmine, "Robert Therrien: Los Angeles County Museum of Art" frieze, Jun, Jul, Aug

2000 Collins, Tom, "Big small things: Robert Therrien's transformations of size and scale leave viewer cold" Albuquerque Journal North, Jun 30

2000 Pelkka, Wesley, "Exhibit takes self too seriously" The Sunday Journal, Arts and Culture, Jun 25

2000 Hutchinson, Bill, "A Dream of Therrien: Art sleeps in the subconscious, with fits and starts" San Francisco Reporter, Jun 14-20

2000 Bonetti, David, "Monumental sculpture brought down to size" San Francisco Examiner, Apr 25

2000 Wario, Bertha, "La Monumentalidad de Robert Therrien" El Norte, Mar 17

2000 "Quando el detalle es monumental" El Norte, Mar 7

2000 Prado Cabrera, Mario, "Llega Therrien a museo Marco" El Porvenir, Mar 7

2000 Knight, Christopher, "The Playground of Memory" Los Angeles Times, Feb 27

2000 Drowhowjowska-Philip, Hunter, "Call Him an Alchemist of the Everyday" Los Angeles Times, Feb 27

2000 McKenna, Kristine, "Spinning Beds, Giant Table, Brancusi's Beard: Robert Therrien's big art" LA Weekly, Feb 23

2000 O'Connor, Siobhan, "Freeze Frame" Mirror, Jan 13

2000 Muchnic, Suzanne & Christopher Knight, "Future Presence" Los Angeles Times, Jan 2

1999 McGrath, Kim, "Millenaire mon oeil" Nos vies d'Ange, Vol. 2, No. 5

1999 Latendresse, Sylvian, "Cabrioles et compagnie" (Interview with Paulette Gagnon & Sandra Grant Marchand) Vie des Arts, No. 177, winter

1999 Lehman, Henry, "Impertinences: light-hearted or light?" The Gazette, Dec 12

1999 Bentley mays, John, "The Cheek of it" The National Post, Nov 30

1999 "The rule of fin-de-siËcle art: anything goes" The Globe and Mail, Nov 13

1999 Gopnik, Blake, "The banal and the sublime live side by side" The Globe and Mail, Nov 6

1999 Jacobs, Maxime, "Petites odes a l'improductivite" L'Express d'Outremont, Mar 31, No.

1999 Gagne, Isabelle, "L'art Contemporain, mon oeil!" Le Delit franÁais, Jan 11

1999 SkidMore, "Head on Collision" Azure: Design Architecture & Art, Jan-Feb

1998 Bonetti, David, "Robert Therrien" San Francisco Examiner, Oct 16

1998 Baker, Kenneth, "Work Shaped to Elegant, Comic Effect" San Francisco Chronicle, Oct 15

1998 Helfand, Glen, "Robert Therrien" San Francisco Bay Guardian, Sep 30

1998 Weisgall, Deborah, "A Curator's Personal Montage of an Age Soaked In Images" New York Times, Aug 23

1998 Breerette, GeneviËve, "LumiËre et ombre sur Los Angeles" Le Monde, Jan 4-5

1997 Schröeder, Johannes Lothar, "Sunshine and Noir" Kunstforum, Dec-Mar 1988

1997 Vogel, Carol, "Museums Fall In Behind the Getty" The New York Times, Dec 12

1997 Johnson, Ken, "40 Years of Exploration and Innovation: The Artists of the Castelli Gallery" The New York Times, Dec 5

1997 Winter, Peter, "Honigmond über dem Horrorbasar" Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Nov 26

1997 Knight, Christopher, "A Changing Picture: ëSunshine and Noir' Charts L.A.'s Rise in the Art World" Los Angeles Times, Oct 7

1997 Nochlin, Linda, "Objects of Desire: The Modern Still Life" Artforum, Oct

1997 Tousley, Nancy, "Evocative Images" Calgary Herald, Sep 20

1997 Stevens, Mark, "Poetry in Motionlessness" New York Magazine, Jun 9

1997 Herrera, Philip, "Still Life Comes Alive" Town & Country, Jun

1997 Horn, Miriam, "Life Is Just a Stack of Bowls" U.S. News and World Report, May 26

1997 Smith, Roberta, "A Century Sweeps By, Reflected in Still Life" The New York Times, May 23

1997 Salzman, Gregory, "Robert Therrien: Brood Nest" Parachute, Apr-Jun

1995 Glueck, Grace New York Observer, Mar 13

1995 Lambrecht, Luk, "Interessante tentoonstellingen in de Antwerpse galerijs" De Morgen, Mar 10

1995 Gielen, Denis, "L'equilibre de Therrien" Art & Culture, Mar

1995 Doove, Edith, "Robert Therrien" Metropolis M, No. 2

1994 Upshaw, Reagan, "Robert Therrien at Leo Castelli" Art in America, Vol. 82, No. 5, May

1994 Kohen, Helen L, "Exhibition Showcases Miami Collectors" Miami Herald, Nov 13

1994 Knight, Christopher, "New Border Customs" Los Angeles Times, Oct 1

1994 Pincus, Robert L, "Sense of Dimension: Instie 94 Has Imaginations Big Enough for Depot's Space" San Diego Union-Tribune, Sep 27

1993 Iannaccone, Carmine, "Robert Therrien" Art Issues, No. 26, Jan/Feb

1993 Johnson, Ken, "Robert Therrien at Angles" Art In America, Vol. 81, No. 1, Jan

1992 Peterson, William, "Robert Therrien: An Installation" Artspace, Vol. 16, No. 6, Dec

1992 Pagel, David, "Looking at Ourselves" Los Angeles Times, Oct 22

1992 Solana, Almudena, "Madrid's Triangle of Art" RondaIberia, Feb

1992 "An Unclassifiable Sculptor" Ronda Iberia, Feb

1992 F.H.C., "Robert Therrien" CÛmplice, Jan

1992 "Robert Therrien" En Madrid, Jan 9-10

1991 F.H.C., "Las exposiciones del mes" El Nuevo Lunes, Dec 30

1991 Fernandez, Horacio, "Artista de nuestro tiempo, Robert Therrien expone en el Treina Sofia" El Mundo, Dec

1991 Huici, Fernando, "El eco de la imagen" El Pais, Dec 16

1991 Jimènez, Pablo, "Robert Therrien: limites y escultura" A.B.C. Cultural, Dec

1991 Rowell, Margit, "Ordinaire-extraordinaire: L'Œuvre de Robert Therrien" Art Press, 164, Dec

1991 Moreno, Pilar, "Robert Therrien, escultor de suenos" Ya, El Viernes, Nov 29

1991 Valenzuela, Regina, "El escultor Robert Therrien exone por primera vez en Espana" El Pais, Nov 28

1991 Danvila, Jose Ramon, "El Centro Reina Sofia dedica una muestra antologica a Robert Therrien" El Mundo, November.

1991 Antolin, Enriqueta, "El Reina Sofia se decanta por unarte joven y radical" El Sol, Nov 28

1991 Smith, Roberta, "Robert Therrien" The New York Times, Jun 21

1991 Stapen, Nancy, "The New Art Objects and Ideas" Boston Globe, Apr 4

1990 Baker, Kenneth, "Prime Displays of Anti-Minimalist Art on Peninsula" San Fransisco Chronicle, March 21.

1990 Tanner, Marcia, "Vistas into Shared Terrain" Artweek, Vol. 21, No. 9, Mar 8

1989 Morgan, Stuart, "Past Present Future: Count Giuseppe Panza di Biumo, interviewed by Stuart Morgan" Artscribe International, No. 76, summer.

1989 Peterson, William, "Robert Therrien with Responses by Robert Creeley" Artspace, Vol. 13, No. 2, May/June.

1989 Stern, William F, "Sculpture Inside Outside" Citations, spring/summer

1988 Brenson, Michael, "Coming to Grips with Content" The New York Times, Jun 19

1987 Wolff, Millie, "Sculptures at Lanna Provoke Viewer's Intellect" Palm Beach Daily News, Dec 22

1987 Morgan, Robert C, "American Sculpture and the Search for a Referent" Arts, Vol. 62, No. 3, Nov

1987 Huntington, Richard, "Albright-Knox Turns Good Idea into Fine Show" Buffalo Evening News, Aug 2

1987 Shields, Kathleen, "Albuquerque Letter" Artspace, summer

1986 Raynor, Vivien, "Art: Robert Therrien Is Showing 28 Works" The New York Times, Jun 6

1985 Saunders, Wade, "Talking Objects: Interview with Ten Younger Sculptors" Art in America, Vol. 73, No. 11, Nov

1985 Russell, John, "Art: Whitney Present Its Biennial Exhibition" The New York Times, Mar 22

1985 Drohojowska, Hunter, "Therrien at Flow Ace" L.A. Weekly, Mar 8-14

1985 Muchnic, Suzanne, "The Galleries, La Cienega Area" Los Angeles Times, Feb 15

1984 Mallinson, Constance, "Robert Therrien at Museum of Contemporary Art" Art in America, Vol. 72, No. 9, Oct

1984 Milford, Vivian, "Albuquerque Letter" Artspace, fall

1984 Panza di Biumo, Giuseppe, "La Biennale" Domus, No. 652, Jul/Aug

1984 Edelstein, Scott, "Therrien's Threesomes" Artlines, Jun

1984 Traugott, Joseph Albuquerque Journal, Jun

1984 Menzies, Neal, "Beautiful Mysterious Objects" Artweek, May 5

1984 Bebb, Bruce, "Therrien's Objects: Dialogue in Space" The Contemporary, A Museum of Contemporary Art Publication, Vol. 1, No. 2, spring

1984 Wilson, William, "ëIn Content': The Subtext Is Religion" Los Angeles Times, Apr 22

1984 Knight, Christopher, "MoCA's Second Show Reveals a Museum in Search of a Future" Los Angeles Herald Examiner, Mar 25

1984 Drohojowska, Hunter, "One-Person Shows ëIn Context" Los Angeles Herald Examiner, Mar 23

1984 Delgado, Michael, "Pick of the Week" L.A. Weekly, Mar 23-29

1984 Muchnic, Suzanne, "Bigger Is Better at Contemporary Museum" Los Angeles Times, Mar 15