Selected literature in the library

Books and Exhibition catalogues 

Single artists

Baldessari, John

Baldessari, John, ed. Baldessari: While something is happening here, something else is happening there: Works 1988-1999. Hannover : Stiftung Niedersachsen, 1999. Exhibition catalogue.

Bruggen, Coosje van. John Baldessari. New York : Rizzoli, 1990. Exhibition catalogue.

Morgan, Jessica and Leslie Jones. John Baldessari: Pure beauty. London : Tate Publ. 1990. Exhibition catalogue.

Obrist, Hans Ulrich. John Baldessari. Köln : Walther König, 2009.


Bernadette Corporation

Bernadette Corporation. Bernadette Corporation: 2000 wasted years. London : Koenig Books, 2014.

Bernadette Corporation. Reena Spaulings. South Pasadena, Calif. : Semiotext(e), 2004.


Bouchet, Mike

Bismuth, Julien and Mike Bouchet, ed. Mike Bouchet: Selected works 1989-2009. Berlin : Sternberg Press, 2009.


Demand, Thomas

Kittelmann, Udo, ed. Thomas Demand: Nationalgalerie. Göttingen : Steidl, 2009. Exhibition catalogue.

Marcoci, Roxana. Thomas Demand. New York : Museum of Modern Art, 2005. Exhibition catalogue.

Mizusaki, Naomi, ed. Thomas Demand. London : Serpentine Gallery, 2006. Exhibition catalogue.

Obrist, Hans Ulrich. Thomas Demand. Köln : Walther König, 2007.

Schneider, Eckhard, ed. Thomas Demand: Phototrophy. Bregenz : Kunsthaus Bregenz, 2004. Exhibition catalogue.


Douglas, Stan

Christ, Hans D. and Iris Dressler. Stan Douglas: Past imperfect: Werke 1986-2007. Ostfildern : Hatje Cantz, 2008. Exhibition catalogue.

Watson, Scott, Diana Thater and Carol J. Clover. Stan Douglas. London : Phaidon, 1998.


Einarsson, Gardar Eide

Einarsson, Gardar Eide, Steinar Sekkingstad and Solveig Øvstebø, ed. Gardar Eide Einarsson: Versuchsstation des Weltuntergangs. Bergen : Bergen Kunsthall, 2013. Exhibition catalogue.

García-Antón, Katya and Chus Martínez, ed. Gardar Eide Einarsson: South of Heaven. Frankfurt am Main : Revolver, 2007. Exhibition catalogue.

Gardar Eide Einarsson: Versuchsstation des Weltuntergangs. Bergen : Bergen Kunsthall, 2013. Exhibition catalogue.

Høyersten, Erlend G., Lise Pennington and Anne Mette Thomsen, ed. Gardar Eide Einarsson: A madman, a patient, a condemned man, a worker or a schoolboy. Århus : ARoS, 2015. Exhibition catalogue.

Kvaran, Gunnar B. and Grete Årbu, ed. Gardar Eide Einarsson: Power has a fragrance. Oslo : Astrup Fearnley Museet, 2010. Exhibition catalogue.


Ekblad, Ida

Ekblad, Ida, Steinar Sekkingstad and Solveig Øvstebø, ed. Ida Ekblad: Poem percussion. Bergen : Bergen Kunsthall, 2010. Exhibition catalogue.

Ekblad, Ida. The root cellar. Middelburg : De Vleeshal, 2014. Exhibition catalogue.

Jenssen. Jens T. and Bjarne Våga, ed. Statoil art award 2009. Oslo : Statoil, 2009.


Faldbakken, Matias

Faldbakken, Matias. Are you still in the trenches STOP you should come here STOP rum is ridiculous STOP so good STOP cannot stop STOP. Oslo : Standard (Books), 2015.

Kvaran, Gunnar B., ed. Matias Faldbakken: Effects of good government in the pit. Oso : Astrup Fearnley Museet, 2017. Exhibition catalogue.

Legg, Helen and Øystein Ustvedt, ed. Matias Faldbakken: Shocked into abstraction. Oslo : Nasjonalmuseet, 2009. Exhibition catalogue.


Farocki, Harun

Dziewior, Yilmaz, ed. Harun Farocki: Weiche Montagen = soft montages. Bregenz : Kunsthaus Bregenz, 2011. Exhibition catalogue.

Ehmann, Antje and Kodwo Eshun, ed. Harun Farocki: Imprint: Writings. New York : Lukas & Sternberg, 2001.

Gaensheimer, Susanne and Nicolaus Schafhausen, ed. Harun Farocki: Against what? Against whom? London : Koenig Books, 2009.

Harun Farocki: Fussball = Football. Oslo : Nasjonalmuseet, 2007. Exhibition catalogue.


Fraser, Andrea

Dziewior, Yilmaz, ed. Andrea Fraser: Works: 1984 to 2003. Hamburg : Kunstverein in Hamburg, 2003. Exhibition catalogue.

Alberro, Alexander, ed. The writings of Andrea Fraser. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2005.


Freuchen, Jan

Freuchen, Jan. Internal combustion: (Twentysix gasoline stations). Berlin : forf., 2006.

Freuchen, Jan. Retreat center. Kristiansand : Lord Jim Publ., 2010.


Genzken, Isa

Best, Jason, ed. Isa Genzken: Retrospective. New York : Museum of Modern Art, 2013. Exhibition catalogue.

Farquharson, Alex, Diedrich Diederichsen and Sabine Breitwieser. Isa Genzken. London : Phaidon, 2006.

König, Kasper, Nina Gülicher and Andrea Tarsia, ed. Isa Genzken: Open, Sesame! London : Koenig, 2009. Exhibition catalogue.

Lee, Lisa. Isa Genzken: Sculpture as world receiver. Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2017.

Lee, Lisa, ed. Isa Genzken. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2015.

Schafhausen, Nicolaus and Vanessa Joan Müller, ed. I'm Isa Genzken, the only female fool. Berlin : Sternberg Press, 2014. Exhibition catalogue.


Harrison, Rachel

Banks, Eric, ed. Rachel Harrison: Museum with walls. London : Whitechapel Gallery, 2010. Exhibition catalogue.


Holzer, Jenny

Auping, Michael. Jenny Holzer. New York : Universe, 1992.

Breslin, David, ed. Jenny Holzer. Ostfildern : Hatje Cantz, 2008. Exhibition catalogue.

Dinkla, Söke and Abigail Guay, ed. Jenny Holzer: Die Macht des Wortes I can’t tell you: Xenon for Duisburg. Ostfildern : Hatje Cantz, 2006.

Joselit, David, Joan Simon and Renata Salecl. Jenny Holzer. London : Phaidon, 1998.


Jaar, Alfredo

Eckmann, Sabine. In the aftermath of trauma: Contemporary video installation. Saint Louis : Washington University, 2014. Exhibition catalogue.

Horvay, Andrea, ed. Making history: RAY 2012 Fotografieprojekte Frankfurt/Rhein Main. Ostfildern : Hatje Cantz, 2012. Exhibition catalogue.

Nyberg, Patrik and Jari-Pekka Vanhala, ed. Tonight no poetry will serve: Alfredo Jaar. Helsinki : KIASMA, 2014. Exhibition catalogue.


Harrison, Rachel

Banks, Eric, ed. Rachel Harrison: Museum with walls. London : Whitechapel, 2010. Exhibition catalogue.


Kruger, Barbara

Dziewior, Yilmaz, ed. Barbara Kruger: Belief + doubt. Bregenz : Kunsthaus Bregenz, 2014. Exhibition catalogue.

Emerson, Stephanie, ed. Barbara Kruger. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1999. Exhibition catalogue.

Linker, Kate. Love for sale: The words and pictures of Barbara Kruger. New York : Harry N. Abrams, 1990.


Lawler, Louise

Lawler, Louise. An arrangement of pictures. New York : Assouline, 2000.

Molesworth, Helen and Taylor Walsh, ed. Louise Lawler. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2013.

Molesworth, Helen, ed. Twice untitled and other pictures: (looking back). Columbus, Ohio : Wexner Center for the Arts, 2006. Exhibition catalogue.

Museumsfeber: Verk fra samlingene: Inkludert Louise Lawler. Oslo : Nasjonalmuseet, 2005. Exhibition catalogue.

Thorkildsen, Åsmund, ed. Louise Lawler, Cindy Sherman, Laurie Simmons. Oslo : Kunstnernes Hus, 1993. Exhibition catalogue.


Majerus, Michel

Michel Majerus: Installations 92-02. Köln : Walther König, 2005. Exhibition catalogue.


Marten, Helen

Gad, Amira and Joseph Constable, ed. Marten, Helen:Drunk brown house. London : Koenig Books, 2016. Exhibition catalogue.


McCollum, Allan

Allan McCollum: Perfect vehicles 1988. Sarasota : John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, 1988. Exhibition catalogue.

Nittve, Lars, Jan Debbaut and Selma Klein Essink, ed. Allan McCollum. Malmö : Rooseum, 1990. Exhibition catalogue.


Meckseper, Josephine

Kirkpatrick, Gail B., Heike Munder and Rachel Hooper, ed. Josephine Meckseper. Zürich : JRP|Ringier, 2009. Exhibition catalogue.


Novitskova, Katja

Steinbrugge, Bettina. Katja Novitskova: Dawn mission. [S.l.] : Mousse, 2017.


Paglen, Trevor

Paglen, Trevor. Invisible: Covert operations and classified landscapes. New York : Aperture, 2010.


Prince, Richard

Brooks, Rosetta, Jeff Rian and Luc Sante. Richard Prince. London : Phaidon, 2003.

Grosz, David, Edward Weisberger and Nora Fussner, ed. Richard Prince. New York : Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, 2007. Exhibition catalogue.

Haenlein, Carl, ed. Richard Prince: Photographien = photographs 1977-1993. Hannover : Kestner-Gesellschaft, 1994. Exhibition catalogue.

Phillips, Lisa. Richard Prince. New York : Whitney Museum of American Art, 1992. Exhibition catalogue.


Pryde, Josephine

Rottmann, André, ed. The enjoyment of photography: Josephine Pryde. Zürich : JRP|Ringier, 2015.


Ruscha, Ed

Breuer, Karin, Kerry Brougher and D.J. Waldie. Ed Ruscha and the great American west. San Francisco : Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 2016. Exhibition catalogue.

Marshall, Richard. Edward Ruscha: Los Angeles apartments 1965. New York : Whitney Museum of American Art, 1990. Exhibition catalogue.

Monk, Bob, and Candy Coleman, ed. Ed Ruscha photographs: Seven products, twentyfive apartments, three palm trees, six rooftops and one aerial view. Beverly Hills : Gagosian Gallery, 2003. Exhibition catalogue.

Rowell, Margit. Ed Ruscha: Photographer. New York : Whitney Museum of American Art, 2006. Exhibition catalogue.

Schwarts, Alexandra. Ed Ruscha’s Los Angeles. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2010.


Rødland, Torbjørn

Torbjørn Rødland: Even now. Oslo : Galleri Wang, 1999. Exhibition catalogue.

Woltmann, Marit, ed. Torbjørn Rødland: Grav med utsikt. Oslo : Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, 2003. Exhibition catalogue.


Sherman, Cindy

Burton, Johanna, ed. Cindy Sherman. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2006.

Frankel, David, ed. Cindy Sherman: The complete untitled film stills. New York : Museum of Modern Art, 2003.

Kaiser, Philipp, Sofia Coppola and Joanne Heyler. Cindy Sherman: Imitation of life. München : Prestel, 2016. Exhibition catalogue.

Krauss, Rosalind. Cindy Sherman: 1975-1993. New York : Rizzoli, 1993.


Snyder, Sean

Dietrich, Nikola, ed. Sean Snyder. Frankfurt am Main : Portikus, 2005. Exhibition catalogue.


Steyerl, Hito

Hansen, Tone, ed. Hito Steyerl. Høvikodden : Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, 2010. Exhibition catalogue.


Tandberg, Vibeke

Schuppli, Madeleine and Susanne Friedli, ed. Vibeke Tandberg. Thun : Kunstmuseum Thun, 2000. Exhibition catalogue.

Tandberg, Vibeke. Vibeke Tandberg: Living together. Stavanger : Rogaland kunstmuseum, 1996. Exhibition catalogue.

Woltmann, Marit, ed. Vibeke Tandberg. Oslo : Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, 2004. Exhibition catalogue.


Værslev, Fredrik

Clark, Martin and Steinar Sekkingstad, ed. Fredrik Værslev: All around amateur. Bergen : Bergen kunsthall, 2016. Exhibition catalogue.

Værslev, Fredrik. The rich man's breakfast, the shopkeeper's lunch, the poor man's supper. Oslo : Standard (Oslo), 2012. Exhibition catalogue.



Single artists

Bernadette Corporation

Simpson, Bennett. «Techniques of today». Artforum International, nr. 1 (2004): 220-223.

Gavin, Francesca. «Bernadette Corporation: Club kid collective». Accessed 5. januar 2018.

Lütticken, Sven. «Black bloc, white penguin». Artforum International, nr. 7 (2007): 298-303, 341, 344.

Sarbanes, Janet. «An independent group?: Bernadette Corporation, post-pop collective». Afterall, nr. 14 (2006): 47-55.

Bernadette Corporation. «Be corpse». Afterall, nr. 14 (2006): 56-59.

Jian-Xing, Too. « Burn a debt to the present». Afterall, nr. 14 (2006): 62-70.


Einarsson, Gardar Eide

Bollen, Christopher. «Gardar Eide Einarsson». Accessed 8. januar 2018.


Ekblad, Ida

Amdam, Peter. «Ida Ekblad: For the love of painting». SMUG, nr. 6 (2013): 40-45.

Del Vecchio, Gigiotto. «Ida Ekblad: Pure energy, deep poetry». Mousse Magazine, nr. 22 (2010): 152-155.

Katrib, Ruba. «Ida Ekblad». Artforum International, nr. 3 (2011): 262-263.

Katrib, Ruba. «Ida Ekblad». Landings journal, nr. 1 (2009): 96-101.

Tobiassen, Markus. «Toppsjefen i Birkenstock saksøker kunstner Ida Ekblad». Dagens næringsliv. Accessed 9. januar 2018.


Faldbakken, Matias

Bollen, Christopher. «Christopher Bollen on Matias Faldbakken». Artforum International, nr. 7 (2008): 345-347.    


Farocki, Harun

Elsaesser, Thomas. «Harun Farocki: Filmmaker, artist, media theorist». Afterall, nr. 11 (2005): 54-63.

Verwoert, Jan. «Production pattern associations: On the work of Harun Farocki». Afterall, nr. 11 (2005): 64-78.


Freuchen, Jan

Ikdal, Irene. «Forunderlige linjer og dristige omdreiningspunkter». Kunst pluss, nr. 2 (2017): 7-11.


Gaillard, Cyprien

Griffin, Jonathan. «New romantic». Frieze, nr. 130 (2010): 84-87.

McDonough, Tom. «Controlled explosion». Parkett, nr. 94 (2014): 210-217.

Schlegell, Mark von. «Left in the dark». Parkett, nr. 94 (2014): 224-230.

Wood, Catherine. «Cyprien Gaillard». Artforum International, nr. 6 (2009): 172-175.


Harrison, Rachel

Anton, Saul. «Bear necessities». Artforum International, nr. 3 (2002): 162-169, 202, 210.

Pulitzer, Sam. «Rachel Harrison: Nü-idioms». Flash art, nr. 273 (2010): 80-83.

Sholis, Brian. «Two into one». Afterall, nr. 11 (2005): 44-52.

Wood, Catherine. «The stuff: Rachel Harrison’s sculpture». Afterall, nr. 11 (2005): 36-43.


Kruger, Barbara

Bishop, Claire. «Interview with Barbara Kruger». Make, nr. 90 (2000): 8-11.

Gillick, Liam. «Barbara Kruger: Peasant uprisings in seventeenth-century France, Russia and China : Barbara Kruger and the de-lamination of signs». Afterall, nr. 5 (2002): 40-45.

Graw, Isabelle. «Barbara Kruger: Freedom versus function». Afterall, nr. 5 (2002): 28-39.

Jacobs, Karrie. «Barbara Kruger». Eye, nr. 5 (1991): 8-16.

Oliveira, Ana Balona de. «Jam life into death: The "cold war" of the stereotype and the "ethics of failure" in the art of Barbara Kruger». Third text, nr. 6 (2009): 751-761.


Majerus, Michel

Birnbaum, Daniel. «Search engine: The art of Michel Majerus». Artforum International, nr. 6 (2006): 168-173.


Marten, Helen

Cattelan, Maurizio. «Helen Marten: A little bit naked». Flash art, nr. 283 (2012): 52-55.


Novitskova, Katja

Cornell, Lauren. «Techno-animism». Accessed 15. januar 2018.

Davies-Crook, Susanna. «The topics is the birth and evolution of worms». Accessed 15. januar 2018.

Kay, Jean. «An interview with Katja Novitskova». AQNB. Accessed 15. januar 2018.


Paglen, Trevor

Beckman, Karen. «Telescopes, transparency, and torture: Trevor Paglen and the politics of exposure». Art journal, nr. 3 (2007): 62-67.

Gustavsson, Karl. «The last pictures». Objektiv, nr. 8 (2013): 54-59.

Paglen, Trevor. «Pictures from nowhere: Three moments». Art journal, nr. 3 (2007): 56-61.


Pryde, Josephine

Inzule, Egija. «Jopsehine Pryde: Whose body now?». Objektiv, nr. 15 (2017): 74-84.

Holert, Tom. «Test subjects: Tom Holert on the art of Josephine Pryde». Artforum International, nr. 8 (2012): 166-175.


Rødland, Torbjørn

Rogers, Thomas. «Torbjørn Rødland’s puzzling photos are unsettling and arousing». The New York Times. Accessed 19. januar 2018.


Snyder, Sean

Esche, Charles. «Sean Snyder: The Slobozian question».  Afterall, nr. 6 (2002): 82-87.

Potrc, Marjetica. «Sean Snyder: Ducks, gambling and cultural bankrupty or, the bastardised urban landscape: A conversation between Marjetica Potrc and Sean Snyder». Afterall, nr. 6 (2002): 88-91.

Verwoert, Jan. «Sean Snyder: Jump cut cities». Afterall, nr. 6 (2002): 72-81.


Steyerl, Hito

Demos, T. J. «Traveling images: T. J. Demos on the art of Hito Steyerl». Artforum International, nr. 10 (2008): 408-413.

Gali, André. «På sporet av "reisende bilder"». Kunstforum, nr. 3 (2013): 24-29.

Lafuente, Pablo. « For a populist cinema: on Hito Steyerl's November and Lovely Andrea». Afterall, nr. 19 (2008): 64-70.

Lønningdal, Ingrid. «Bildets sirkulasjon og doble betydninger». Billedkunst, nr. 4 (2010): 16-17.

Stakemeier, Kerstin. «Minor findings and major tendencies». Afterall, nr. 19 (2008): 54-63.



Bowring, Belinda. «Sturtevant: On art and its time». Afterall, nr. 18 (2008): 82-91.

Hainley, Bruce. «Store as cunt». Art journal, nr. 4 (2011): 84-109.

Hainley, Bruce. «Sturtevant in conversation with Bruce Hainley». Afterall, nr. 18 (2008): 92-97.



General literature

Double take: Re-photographing / cropping / superimposing / juxtaposing. London : Skarstedt Gallery, 2017. Exhibition catalogue.

Eklund, Douglas. The pictures generation: 1974-1984. New York : Metropolitan Musem of Art, 2009. Exhibition catalogue.

Evans, David, ed. Appropriation. London : Whitechapel Gallery, 2009.

Hick, Darren Hudson and Reinold Schmücker, ed. The aesthetics and ethics of copying. London : Bloomsbury Academic, 2016.

Kroksnes, Andrea. Troløse bilder: Kunstnerisk praksis i bildets tidsalder. Oslo : Nasjonalmuseet, 2018. Exhibition catalogue.

Pictures: An exhibition of the work of: Troy Brauntuch, Jack Goldstein, Sherrie Levine, Robert Longo, Philip Smith. New York : Committee for the Visual Arts, 1977. Exhibition catalogue.

Shore, Robert. Beg, steal and borrow: Artists against originality. London : Laurence King, 2017.

Staple, Polly and Richard Birkett, ed. Dispersion: Anne Collier, Maria Eichhorn, Mark Leckey, Hilary Lloyd, Henrik Olesen, Seth Price, Hito Steyerl. London : Institute of Contemporary Arts, 2008. Exhibition catalogue.

Steyerl, Hito. Duty free art: Art in the age of planetary civil war. London : Verso, 2017.