Sprüth Magers Berlin London

2016 Prina, Stephen / Graw, Isabelle (et al): ‘Stephen Prina: galesburg, illinois+’, Cologne: Walter König

2014 Burton, Johanna / Ellegood, Anne (eds.): ‘Take It or Leave It: Institution, Image, Ideology’, Los Angeles: Hammer Museum; Munich: DelMonico Books / Prestel

2012 Molesworth, Helen: ‘This Will Have Been: Art, Love, & Politics in the 1980s’, Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art; New Haven: Yale University Press

2011 Lawson, Thomas / Südbeck, Annette: ‘Stephen Prina As He Remembered It’, Vienna: Secession

2011 Prina, Stephen: ‘Stephen Prina, Concerto for Modern Movie, and Pop Music for Ten Instruments and Voice’, Compact Disc, Saint Louis: Contemporary Art Museum

2008 ‘2008 Whitney Biennial’, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art

2007 Grasslin, Karola: ‘Kunst aus Los Angeles der 60er bis 90er Jahre’, Braunschweig: Kunstverein Braunschweig, pp. 5-8

2006 Simpson, Bennett / Strau, Joseph: ‘Make Your Own Life: Artists In & Out of Cologne’, Philadelphia: Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania

2003 Prina, Stephen: ‘Begin Anecdotally’, in ‘Martin Kippenberger: Das 2. Sein’, Karlsruhe: Museum Für Neue Kunst ZKM 

2002 Friedman, Rebecca (ed.): ‘Beau Monde: Toward a Redeemed Cosmopolitanism’, Santa Fe: Site Santa Fe Fourth International Biennial

2002 Tillman, Lynne: ‘This is Not It: Stories’, New York: Distributed Art Publishers

2001 Riemschneider, Burkhard / Grosenick, Uta (ed.): ‘Icons, Art Now’, Cologne and New York: Taschen

2000 Prina, Stephen: Vinyl II, Compact Disc, Malibu: Cortical Foundation

2000 Lyons, Lisa: ‘Departures’, Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum

2000 Prina, Stephen: ‘To the People of Berlin’, Berlin: Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof

1999 Prina, Stephen: Push Comes to Love, Compact Disc and Vinyl, Chicago: Drag City

1999 Newman, Michael / Bird, Jon (ed.): ‘Rewriting Conceptual Art’, London: Reaktion Books

1999 Riemschneider, Burkhard / Grosenick, Uta (ed.): ‘Art at the Turn of the Millennium’, Taschen

1998 Pichler, Cathrin: ‘Crossings: Art to see and to hear’, Vienna: Kunsthalle Wien, pp. 212-213

1998 Prina, Stephen: ‘Regarding the Pit’, in ‘Martin Kippenberger’, Vienna: MAK Center for Art and Architecture

1997 Decter, Joshua: ‘Stephen Prina and Mike Kelley’, in ‘A/drift’, Annandale on Hudson, NY: Bard College

1997 Prina, Stephen: ‘Retrospection Under Duress, Reprise: Geographie,’ Berlin: Künstlerhaus Bethanien and DAAD Galerie

1995 Vom Bruch, Klaus (et al): ‘Kunstpreis Installation 1995’, Kraichtal: Ursula Blickle Foundation, cover  

1994 Prina, Stephen: ‘Mappings from the Cultural Cringe’, in ‘LAX/94’, Los Angeles: Municipal Art Gallery

1994 Weibel, Peter: ‘Kontext Kunst: The Art of the 90’s’, Cologne: DuMont Buchverlag

1993 Hewitz, Daniel: ‘Making Theory, Constructing Art: Authority of the Avant Garde’, Chicago: University of Chicago Press

1992 Documenta IX, Stuttgart: Edition Cantz; New York: Harry N. Abrams

1992 Prina, Stephen / De Groot, Elbrig (et al): ‘It was the best he could do at the moment’, Rotterdam: Museum Boijmans van Beuningen

1992 Prina, Stephen: ‘We Represent Ourselves To the World: Institutional Narrativity’, in ‘The Lectures 1992’, Rotterdam: Witte De With Center for Contemporary Art, pp. 59, 66, 73

1991 Cooke, Lynne / Francis, Mark: ‘Carnegie International 1991’, Pittsburgh: Carnegie Museum of Art; New York: Rizzoli

1991 Rhodes, Richard: ‘Comedies of Objecthood: Gordon Lebredt / Stephen Prina’, Toronto: The Power Plant

1990 Block, René (et al): ‘The Readymade Boomerang: Certain Relations in 20th Century Art’, Sydney: The Biennale of Sydney

1989 Detterer, Martina / Kirchberg, Petra / Weiermair, Peter: ‘Prospect 89’, Frankfurt: Frankfurter Kunstverein

1989 Prina, Stephen / Martin, Timothy: ‘Exquisite Corpse: The Complete Paintings of Manet, ‘57 through 66 of 556’, London: Karsten Schubert, Ltd.

1989 Prina, Stephen: ‘Monochrome Painting’, Chicago: Renaissance Society; Los Angeles: Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery; New York: PS1

1988 Prina, Stephen: ‘By These Walls’, in Catherine Lord (ed.), ‘CalArts: Skeptical Belief(s)’, Chicago: The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago

1987 Friis-Hansen, Dana: ‘LA: Hot and Cool: The Eighties’, Cambridge, MA: MIT List Visual Arts Center

1985 Olander, William: ‘The Art of Memory/The Loss of History’, New York: New Museum

1985 Prina, Stephen: ‘The Twenty-Six Inch Experience’, in Barbara Kruger (ed.), ‘TV Guides’, New York: The Kuklapolitan Press

1984 Van Bruggen, Coosje: ‘Jenny Holzer, Stephen Prina, Mark Stahl, Christopher Williams’, Ghent: Gewad; Amsterdam: de Appel

1982 Rorimer, Anne: ‘74th American Exhibition’, Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago

1980 Prina, Stephen: 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, self-published

1980 Gumpert, Lynn / Schwartzman, Allan: ‘Investigations: Probe Structure Analysis’, New York: New Museum


2017 Maak, Niklas: ‘Was der Kunst wirklich droht’, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, online, September 16

2017 Nicolin, Paola: ‘Naples – Stephen Prina: Museo Madre’, Artforum, September

2016 Biswas, Allie: ‘Stephen Prina’, Studio International, May 17

2016 Indrisek, Scott: ‘Midwestern Enigma: An installation artist’s offbeat “autobiography”,’ Modern Painters, May

2015 Prina, Stephen: ‘Artists’ Artists’, Artforum, vol. 54, no. 4, December, p. 119

2015 Röschmann, Dietrich: ‘Kunst-Tipp: Stephen Prina in der Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen’, Annabelle, online, September 25

2013 Hodge, Brooke: ‘Stephen Prina | As He Remembered It’, New York Times Magazine, April 4

2013 Holte, Michael Ned: ‘Best of 2013: Stephen Prina’, Artforum, December, p. 243

2013 Kitnick, Alex: ‘Design Beyond Reach’, Artforum, Summer, p. 121

2013 Stillman, Steel: ‘Stephen Prina: In the Studio’, Art in America, May, pp. 151–159

2012 Burton, Johanna: ‘Stephen Prina – Friedrich Petzel Gallery’, Artforum, May

2012 Townsend, Christopher: ‘Stephen Prina – Maureen Paley’, Art Monthly, June

2011 Peck, Aaron: ‘Stephen Prina, Kolnischer Kunstverein’, Artforum.com, June-July

2011 Styrie, Hanna: ‘Auf der Spur der Vorganger, In vielen Diszplinen aktiv: Stephen Prina im Kolnischen Kunstverein’, Kolnische Rundschau, June 11

2010 Pulimood, Steve: ‘Wade Guyton and Stephen Prina’, Art Review, Issue 40, April, p. 113

2010 Smith, Roberta: ‘Spray!’, New York Times, July 16, p. C26

2010 Wilson, Michael: ‘Stephen Prina: Modern Movie Pop: Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis’, Artforum, January, p. 91

2009 ‘Goings on About Town, ART’, The New Yorker, April, p. 4

2009 Eichler, Dominic: ‘Point Counter Point’, Frieze, May, pp. 98-103

2009 Holert, Tom: ‘Flaming Feature’, Artforum, May, pp. 148-153

2009 McQuaid, Cate: ‘Context in Question’, The Boston Globe, May 13, p. G-4

2008 Banai, Nuit: ‘Stephen Prina: Mutating Modernism’, Art Papers, September/October, pp. 22-25

2008 Falconer, Margan: ‘Stephen Prina’, Frieze, May, p. 48

2008 Schön, Andreas: ‘Einfach prima, dieser Prina’, Schwarzwälder Bote, August 12

2008 Volk, Gregory: ‘Spring in Dystopia’, Art in America, May, No. 5, pp. 158-163

2007 Carlson, Ben: ‘Stephen Prina’, Modern Painters, March, p. 93

2007 Wege, Astrid: ‘Stephen Prina: Gisela Capitain’, Artforum, Summer, pp. 513-514

2006 Kitnick, Alex: ‘Review: Stephen Prina’, Time Out New York, November 30-December 6, p. 76

2006 Rattemeyer, Christian: ‘Make Your Own Life: Artists In & Out of Cologne’, Artforum, Summer, pp. 344-345

2006 Smith, Roberta: ‘Art in Review: Stephen Prina’, New York Times, December 15, p. E47

2005 ‘Retrospection Under Duress, Reprise, A Solo Exhibition by Stephen Prina’, Harvard University, online, January

2004 Bankowsky, Jack, et al.: ‘Pop After Pop: A Roundtable’, Artforum, October, pp. 166-175, 288, 292, 294, 296

2004 Gewertz, Ken: ‘Stephen Prina, A man for all media’, Harvard University Gazette, December 9

2004 Harris, Larissa: ‘Harvard Bard’, Artforum, online, December

2003 Prina, Stephen: ‘Sweep’s Stakes’, Artforum, February, p. 104

2003 Prina, Stephen: ‘You Haven’t Taught Until You See the Light Bulb in Their Eyes Light Up’, ArtReview, vol. 1, no. 9

2002 Gaines, Malik: ‘Stephen Prina: The Importance of Being Earnest’, Contemporary, November, pp. 42-43

2002 Von Bismarck, Beatrice: ‘Der Zucker Ist Immer Noch Da, Er Hat Nur Eine Andere Form Angenommen: Interview mit Stephen Prina von Beatrice von Bismarck’, Texte Zur Kunst, no. 47, September

2001 Ginell, Richard S.: ‘Prina Infuses Rock with Romanticism’, Los Angeles Times, August 27, p. F7

2001 Johnson, Ken: ‘Stephen Prina’, New York Times, March 23, p. E35

Leffingwell, Edward: ‘Stephen Prina at Friedrich Petzel’, Art in America, September, p. 151

2001 Leung, Simon: ‘Contemporary Returns to Conceptual Art: Renee Green, Silvia Kolbowski, and Stephen Prina’, Art Journal, Summer, pp. 54-71, 60-61

2001 Levin, Kim: ‘Stephen Prina’, The Village Voice, March 27, p. 80

2000 Cooper, Dennis: ‘Best of 2000’, Artforum, December, p. 136

2000 Diederichsen, Diedrich: ‘Don’t Lose That Number’, Texte zur Kunst, June, pp. 171-174

2000 Holert, Tom: ‘Stephen Prina: Flaming Feature’, Artforum, May, pp. 148-153

2000 Prina, Stephen: ‘Devil’s Advocate; Robert Bresson: 1901-1999’, Artforum, April, p. 124

2000 Tumlir, Jan: ‘90s Art in Los Angeles’, Art & Text, no. 71, November 2000-January 2001, pp. 42-51

2000 Verwoert, Jan: ‘Stephen Prina’, Frieze, no. 54, September-October, p. 132

1999 Dziewior, Yilmaz: ‘Stephen Prina’, Artforum, Summer, p. 165

1999 Haase, Amine: ‘Jeder Ist Sein Eigener Filter’, Kunstforum, July-August, pp. 322-327

1999 Ise, Claudine: ‘An Exhibit of an Exhibit: Prina Looks Back’, Los Angeles Times, May 31, p. F6

1999 Prina, Stephen: ‘Music: Best of the 90’s’, Artforum, December, p. 127

1999 Ridge, Tom: ‘In Brief: Stephen Prina’s Push Comes to Love’, The Wire, June

1998 Bruno, Franklin: ‘Art and Language’, New Times LA, September 10, pp. 58, 60

1998 Knight, Christopher: ‘A Changing Picture’, Los Angeles Times, October 7, pp. F1- 4

1998 Smith, Roberta, ‘Stephen Prina and Tobias Rehberger’, New York Times, August 7, p. E36

1997 Graw, Isabelle: ‘Von Hindernissen, die erst mal in den Weg gelegt sein müssen’, Texte zur Kunst, no. 23, August, pp. 195-198

1997 Martin, Timothy, ‘Stephen Prina: Monumental Restraint’, Artext, February-April, pp. 70-75, cover

1996 Drohojowska, Hunter: ‘L.A.s Künstler auf der Jagdnach dem Teen Spirit’, Kunstforum, no. 134, May-September, pp. 194-198

1996 Princenthal, Nancy: ‘Stop Making Sense’, On Paper, vol, 1, no. 2, November-December, pp. 22-25

1996 McKenna, Kristine: ‘Getting His Chaos in Order’, Los Angeles Times, January 21, pp. 69, 73

1995 Decter, Joshua: ‘Review: Stephen Prina at American Fine Arts, Co.’, Artforum, January, pp. 87-88

1995 Thill, Robert: ‘Stephen Prina: Scanning the Field of Available Forms’, Flash Art, February, pp. 77-79

1994 Martin, Timothy: ‘La Constrainte Monumentale’, Exposé, no. 1, Spring, pp. 88-95

1994 Orlean, Susan: ‘Keanu Reeves (In Theory)’, The New Yorker, March 21, p. 57

1994 Scarborough, James: ‘Stephen Prina’, Flash Art, January-February, p. 99

1994 Weeks, Janet: ‘Bodacious! Teacher Offers Keanu Class’, Los Angeles Daily News, March 29, p. 15

1993 Greene, David: ‘Stephen Prina’, Art Issues, November-December, p. 41

1993 Pagel, David: ‘Prina Shows Urbane Archival Exercise’, Los Angeles Times, September 17, p. F21

1992 Jinker-Lloyd, Amy: ‘Musing on Museology’, Art in America, June, pp. 44-51

1992 Morgan, Stuart: ‘Documenta IX: Three Perspectives. Body Language’, Frieze, September-October, pp. 28-34

1991 Draxler, Helmut: ‘Articulatory Practice (The Message as Medium)’, Parkett, no. 29, pp. 160-162

1991 Gopnik, Adam: ‘The Art World: Empty Frames’, The New Yorker, November 25, pp. 110-120

1990 Faust, Gretchen: ‘Stephen Prina’, Arts, April, p. 104

1990 Malsch, Friedemann: ‘Stephen Prina’, Kunstforum, October, pp. 326-327

1990 Rimanelli, David: ‘Stephen Prina at Luhring Augustine’, Artforum, Summer, pp. 165-166

1990 Smith, Roberta: ‘Stephen Prina’, New York Times, April 13, p. C26

1989 Knight, Christopher: ‘Prina Paints the Color of Money’, Los Angeles Herald Examiner, July 28, p. 32

1989 Kornblau, Gary: ‘Stephen Prina’, Art Issues, no. 2, February, p. 24

1989 Prina, Stephen: ‘Twelve Artists on the Year’s Books’, Artforum, December, pp. 130-131

1989 Smith, Roberta: ‘A Shift in Perspective’, Vogue, pp. 232, 234, 236

1989 Woodward, Richard B.: ‘For Art, Coastal Convergences’, New York Times, July 16, pp. 1, 33

1988 Dean, Robert: ‘Stephen Prina: Museum for Contemporary Art’, Artforum, September, pp. 151-152

1988 Martin, Timothy: ‘In the Years Preceding Olympia: Notes on the Systems Activity of Steve Prina’, Visions Art Quarterly, Winter, pp. 6- 10

1988 Wager, Gregg: ‘West Coast Premiere of Prina Work at MOCA’, Los Angeles Times, April 12, p. V10

1987 Cotter, Holland: ‘Eight Artists Interviewed’, Art in America, May, pp. 162-163, 178, 199

1987 Gardner, Colin: ‘Stephen Prina and Christopher Williams’, Artforum, December, pp. 125-126

1987 Indiana, Gary: ‘Agitations’, The Village Voice, July 28, p. 84

1987 Prina, Stephen / Williams, Christopher: ‘New Observations’, LAICA Journal, vol. 6, no. 46, Winter, pp. 4-5

1986 Nickas, Robert: ‘Stephen Prina, Mark Stahl, Christopher Williams, Video And The Arts’, San Francisco, no. 11, Winter, pp. 53-54

1986 Prina, Stephen / Williams, Christopher: ‘New Observations’, Marginalia, vol. 1, no. 1, November

1986 Singerman, Howard: ‘Stephen Prina’, LA Weekly, December 12-18, p. 49

1985 Prina, Stephen / Williams, Christopher: ‘A Conversation with Sheila McLaughlin and Lynne Tillman’, LAICA Journal, vol. 5, no. 4, Spring, pp. 40-45

1985 Soutif, Daniel: ‘Un pinceau aristotelicien’, Libération (Paris), February 15, p. 36

1982 Kirschner, Judith Rossi: ‘Chicago: 74th American Exhibition, Art Institute of Chicago’, Artforum, October, pp. 74-76

1981 Zanetti, Paola Serra: ‘New Work/New York’, META: Parole & Immagini (Florence, Italy), no. 3, February