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Andrea Bowers

1956 born in Wilmington, Ohio, United States

Lives and works in Los Angeles, California, United States


1992 M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA.

1987 B.F.A., Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.


2003 City of Los Angeles (C.O.L.A.) Fellowship Recipient for Visual Arts

1998 Nominee, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo per l’arte Prize

WESTAF/NEA, Regional Fellowship for Visual Arts in Sculpture

Solo Exhibitions

2007 “The Weight of Relevance”, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, CA

“The Weight of Relevance”, Secession, Vienna, Austria

2006 “Nothing is Neutral: Andrea Bowers”, REDCAT, Los Angeles, CA, curated by
Eungie Joo, traveling to: ArtPace, San Antonio, TX; St. Louis Museum,
St. Louis, MO

“Vows”, Halle fuer Kunst, eV, Lüneburg, Germany

“Eulogies to One and Another”, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France

Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin, Germany

“Letters to an Army of Three”, Core Program, Glassell School of Art, Museum of

Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, curated by Mary Leclère

2005 “Culture of Choice”, Van Horn, Düsseldorf, Germany

2004 “Soft Blockades Part 2”, Magazin 4, Voralberger Kunstverein, Bregenz, Austria

“Soft Blockades”, Mary Goldman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

“Nonviolent Civil Disobedience Training”, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY

2003 “Magical Politics”, Chouakri Brahms, Berlin, Germany

2002 “Virtual Arena” (catalogue), Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY

“From Mouth to Ear”, Goldman Tevis, Los Angeles, CA

“Box with Dance of Its Own Making”, Chouakri Brahms, Berlin, Germany

2001 “Democracy’s Body – Dance Dance Revolution”, Art 32 Basel, Art Statements,

Basel, Switzerland, presented by Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY

2000 “Intimate Strangers”, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY

“I Need a Hero”, Institute of Visual Arts (INOVA), University of Wisconsin,

Milwaukee, WI

“One and the Same Body”, ARCO Project Room, Madrid, Spain, presented by Sara

Meltzer’s on view, New York, NY

1301 PE, Los Angeles, CA

1999 “Moving Equilibrium”, Sara Meltzer’s on view, New York, NY

1998 “Ohio” (two-person show with Sam Durant), Dogenhaus Berlin, Berlin, Germany

“Spectacular Appearances”, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

1997 “Spectacular Appearances in the Food Court”, A project with the Santa Monica

Museum of Art

Video Installation, Santa Monica Place Mall, Santa Monica, CA

Spanish Box, Santa Monica, CA

1994 “Damaged Goods”, Bliss, Pasadena, CA

1993 FOOD HOUSE, Santa Monica, CA.

Group Exhibitions

2006 “Human Game”, Fondazione Pitti Discovery, Florence, Italy (curated by Francesco
Bonami, Maria Luisa Frisa, and Stefano Tonchi)

“Anticipation”, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL (curated by
Karen Irvine)

“Art for our sake!”, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

“Welcome Home”, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York

“Jump Cut—Nights” (a symposium on choreographic structures in moving images)
and “Videoperformance—stories told through movement”, Cinema of Museum
Ludwig, Cologne (curated by Georg Elben)

“particulate matter”, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA
(curated by Glen Helfand)

“This is not a Love Song”, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City,

2005/06 “Monuments for the USA”, curated by Ralph Rugoff, CCA Wattis Institute for

Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA, traveling to White Columns, New York

2005 “REALIT;-)T”, curated by Andreas Meier with Dr. Stephan Urbaschek, Sammlung

Goetz, Seedamm Kulturzentrum, Switzerland

Estacion Tijuana, Tijuana, Mexico

Mary Goldman, Los Angeles, CA

“Old News”, curated by Jacob Fabricius, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions,

Los Angeles, CA

“New Tapestries”, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY

“Nonviolent Civil Disobedience Training”, (screening), Kunsthalle Basel, Art/Film,

Art/ 36/Basel, Switzerland

“Fast Forward”, Media Art From the Goetz Collection, Conde Duque Centro Cultural,

Madrid, Spain

2004/06 “100 Artists See God”, curated by John Baldessari and Meg Cranston,

The Jewish Museum San Francisco,CA;

Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA;

Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England;

Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA;

Albright College Freedman Art Gallery, Reading, PA;

Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN

2004/05 “Dance Dance Revolution”, curated by Matthew Lyons & Lanka Tattersall, The

Leroy Neiman Gallery

Columbia University, New York, NY

“Victory 2004”, Ronald Felman, New York, NY

“kurzdavordanach”, curated by von Wilhelm Schürmann, Die Photographische

Sammlung/ SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne, Germany

“Videodrome II”, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA

Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greenborough, NC

Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, ME

University of Illinois ("Vieja Gloria" film screening), Chicago, IL

“The Freedom Salon”, Deitch Projects, New York, NY

“Drawings”, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France

Whitney Biennial, curated by Chrissie Iles, Shamim Momin, and Debra Singer

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

2003-04 “Fast Forward”, Media Works from the Goetz Collection between Ethno-Narration

and Formal Innovation, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany

2003 “Rendered”, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY

“Yard: An exhibition about the private landscape that surrounds suburban domestic

architect”, curated by Robyn Donohue and Alyson Baker, Socrates Sculpture

Park, Long Island City, NY

“Extended Play: Art Remixing Music”, curated by Simon Rees, Govett-Brewster Art

Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand

“C.O.L.A. 2003”, Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Art Park, Los Angeles, CA

“Conversations”, curated by Connie Butler, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los

Angeles, CA

2002 “Videodrome II”, curated by Dan Cameron, Anne Barlow, Johanna Burton and Anne


New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY

“Time-Share”, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY

“Remix: Contemporary Art and Pop” (catalogue), curated by Simon Wallis, Tate

Liverpool, England

“DV Noir: Video Art from Under the Shadow of Hollywood”, curated by Rodolfo

Sanchez, Museum at California Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA

“LA On My Mind: Recent Acquisitions from MOCA’s Collection”, curated by Michael

Darling, MOCA at The Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA

“Gallery Group Show”, Goldman Tevis, Los Angeles, CA

“New Heimat”, curated by Nicolaus Schafhausen, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt,


“Retake” (catalogue), curated by Susanne Titz and Ulrike Groos, Neuer Aachener

Kunstverein, Aachen, Germany

“Untitled (Bowers, Hamilton, Schwarz, Steinfeld)”, curated by Christine Bisetto and

Steffen Boddeker, Haggerty Gallery, University of Dallas, Irving, TX

“Casino 2001” (catalogue), curated by Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn, Stedelijk

Museum for Actual Kunst, Ghent, Belgium

2001 “Everybody Now”, curated by Katy Siegel, The Bertha & Karl Leubsdorf Gallery,

Hunter College, New York

“Subject Plural” (catalogue), curated by Paola Morsiani, Contemporary Arts

Museum, Houston, TX

“False Start”, curated by Cecilia Brunson, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard

College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

“Making Time: Considering Time as a Material in Contemporary Film & Video”

(catalogue), curated by Amy Cappellazzo, Armand Hammer Museum,

Los Angeles, CA; PBICA, Palm Beach, FL

2000 “Video Take”, Stuc en Hedendaagse Kunsten, De Openabare Bibliotheek,

Leuven, Belgium

“Radar Love”, curated by David Pagel, Galleria Marabini, Bologna, Italy

“Game On”, curated by Sara Meltzer. Essay by Jenelle Porter and Conny Purtill,

Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY

“Moving Pictures”, Galerie Tommy Lund, Copenhagen, Denmark

1999 “Painting: Fore and Aft”, ACME, Los Angeles, CA

“Drawing the Line’, curated by Kirk Delman, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery,

Scripps College, Claremont,

“Venus”, curated by Habib Kheradyar, Arc, Vienna, Austria

“Motion Studies”, curated by Michael Darling, Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik,

Odense, Denmark

“Transfer”, curated by Rosanne Alstatt Videonale-Intermezzo, Kunstmuseum Bonn,

Bonn, Germany

“Living Theatre” (catalogue), curated by Diana Thater and Hildegund Amanshauser,

Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Austria

“I’m the Boss of Myself” (catalogue), curated by Sara Meltzer. Essay by Amy

Cappellazzo, Sara Meltzer, New York, NY

“Me Mine”, curated by Julie Joyce and Mike Mehring, Luckman Fine Arts Gallery,

California State University, Los Angeles, CA

Group Exhibition, curated by Susie Allen for Virgin Atlantic Airways, Virgin Atlantic

VIP Lounge, Newark Airport, Newark, NJ

“Video Cult/tures” (catalogue), ZKM, Museum of Contemporary Art, Karlsruhe,


“More Than Meets the Eye” (catalogue), curated by Wilhelm Schuermann,

Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany

1998-99 “Unfinished History” (catalogue), curated by Francesco Bonami,

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

1998 “Guarene Arte 98:”, (catalogue), Selected by Douglas Fogle, Fondazione Sandretto

Re Rebaudengo per l’arte, Torino, Italy

“In the Polka Dot Kitchen” (catalogue), curated by Sally Elesby and Anne Ayres,

Otis Gallery and Armory Center, Los Angeles, CA

“Time Dilates”, Three Day Weekend, New York, NY

“Kamikaze”, curated by Monica Bonvicini, Marstall, Berlin, Germany

“Phoenix Triennial” (catalogue), curated by David Rubin, Phoenix Art Museum,

Phoenix, AZ

“Love at the End of the Tunnel, or the Beginning of a Smart New Day”, curated by

Marilu Knode, Center of Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA (catalogue)

“Wings of Desire”, curated by Michelle Guy, Walter McBean Gallery, San Francisco

Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

“Three Day Weekend”, curated by Dave Muller, Los Angeles, CA

“Youth Studies”, curated by Brad Spence, POSTdowntown, Los Angeles, CA

1997-98 “Places That Are Elsewhere”, curated by Diana Thater, David Zwirner Gallery, New

York, NY

1997 “Quartzose”, curated by Michael Darling, Galleri Tommy Lund, Copenhagen,


“The Summer of Love”, Fotouhi Cramer Gallery, New York, NY

“Hot Coffee”, curated by Thomas Lawson, Artists Space, New York, NY

1996-97 “True.BLISS” (catalogue), Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA

1996 “Trying/Pattern”, Chance, a project by Art Center College, Whisky Pete’s, NV

“:Open House” (catalogue), curated by John O’Brien, Alyce de Roulet Williamson

Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

“Space Space”, curated by Stephen Hartzog, POST, Los Angeles, CA

“Ether”, curated by Michelle Guy, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

“Report from Spring Training”, Spanish Box, Santa Barbara, CA

1995 “Neotoma”, Otis Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

“Redevelopment”, curated by Stephen Hartzog & Rick Pirro

“Couldn’t Get Ahead” (catalogue & CD), curated by Adam McEwen, Independent

Artists Space, London, England

“Three Day Weekend Takes an Extended Working Vacation”, In Rezone at Diverse

Works, Houston, TX

“People-Going Places-Doing Things”, N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago, IL

“Pretty”, FOOD HOUSE, Santa Monica, CA

1994 “Thanks-The Works Is Not For Sale But Up For Barter”, Three Day Weekend,

Los Angeles, CA

“Dave’s Not Here”, Three Day Weekend, Los Angeles, CA

“Thanks Again”, FOOD HOUSE, Santa Monica, CA

“Second Skin”, curated by Charles LaBelle, Espace, San Francisco, CA

“Bad Girls” (catalogue), curated by Marcia Tucker, New Museum, New York, NY

“Utter Realities”, curated by Randy Sommer, Cerritos College Fine Art Gallery,

Cerritos College, Norwalk,

“PARANOID”, co-organized by Sam Durant, M*Y*T*H* Series at the Brewery, Los

Angeles, CA

“The Power of Positive Thinking”, curated by Sam Durant, FOOD HOUSE, Santa

Monica, CA

1993 “Loose Slots”, curated by Richard Kuhlenshmidt, Temporary Contemporary, Las

Vegas, NV

“Heaven Missing”, Jose Freire Gallery, New York, NY

“Melancholic Consolation and Cynicism”, Kuenstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

Ruth Bloom Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

“Thank You”, FOOD HOUSE, Santa Monica, CA

FOOD HOUSE Visits the Art Store Gallery, curated by FOOD HOUSE

The Art Store, Los Angeles, CA

“Public & Private Pleasure”, curated by Lauren Lesko, Nomadic Sites, Los Angeles

“Cherry Bomb”, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

1993 “Imp of the Perverse”, curated by Alisa Tager, Sally Hawkins Gallery, New York, NY

1992-93 “Skinned Eyes/Skin Dye, curated by Tyler Stallings, The Bridge Gallery,

Los Angeles City Hall, Los Angeles, CA

1992 The FAR Bazaar, Foundation for Art Resources Inc., Federal Reserve Building, Los

Angeles, CA

“Good Design”, organized by Jorge Pardo & Pae White,Nomadic Sites,

Pasadena, CA

“Afterthought”, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

1991 “Window on L.A.”, curated by David Pagel, L.A. Art Fair, Los Angeles, CA

“Tales From The Creeps”, Marc Richards Gallery, Santa Monica, CA


1993 “Indignant Fairy”, Beyond Baroque, Venice, CA

1991 “Cafeteria”, The Other 45 Minutes, Los Angeles, CA


The Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

The Museum Abteiberg, Moenchengladbach, Germany

The Ingvild Goetz Collection, Munich, Germany

ArtPace, San Antonio, TX


2006 Lawson, Thomas, “Best of 2006”, Artforum, December

Valdez, Sarah, “Andrea Bowers: Nothing is Neutral at REDCAT, Los Angeles”, art
on paper, November/December

Kort, Michelle, “Letters to an Army of 3: Artist Andrea Bowers honors pre-Roe
pioneers”, Ms. Magazine, Fall

Payton, Brenda, “Art explores world at tipping point”, The Oakland Tribune,
September 22

Helfand, Glen, “particulate matter”, (show catalogue), Mills College Art Museum,
Oakland, CA

Joo, Eungie. Nothing is Neutral: Andrea Bowers, CA Institute of the Arts and
RedCat (show catalogue)

Essays: Butler, Connie. “Andrea Bowers’s Magical Feminism”

Joo, Eungie. “DIY School” (interview)

Leclère, Mary. “The Skeptic’s Question”

Lapp, Axel. "Your Whole Fucking Culture Alienates Me: Andrea Bowers",

ArtReview, July, issue 1, p 135

Myers, Holly. “Balancing art, politics”, Los Angeles Times, July 19

Taft, Catherine. “Scene and Herd”, artforum.com, July 1

Baldwin, Cara. “Cara Baldwin interviews Andrea Bowers”, InterReview, pgs 33-34

Futernick, Marisa. “Marisa Futernick on Andrea Bowers”, InterReview, pg 25

Herbst, Marc. “An elegy near Andrea Bowers”, InterReview, pgs 36-37

Lowther, John, “John Lowther on Andrea Bowers”, InterReview, pgs 38-39

Bell, Kirsty; Lubbke-Tidow, Maren; Stange, Raimar. “Andrea Bowers/ Matthew

Antezzo”, Neue Review, Art in Berlin, January, pgs. 4-9

Leclère, Mary. “Andrea Bowers: Letters to the Army of Three”, exhibition catalog,

The Glassell School of Art, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2005, pp.4-11

Pollack, Barbara. “Social Studies: Sixty artists overhaul the concept of national

monument”, Time Out New York, January Issue

York, January Issue

2005 Meltzer, Eve. “Monuments for the USA”, FRIEZE, Summer 2005

Kraus, Chris. Tumlir, Jan, McFadden, Jane, “LA Artland: Contemporary Art from Los

Angeles”, Black

Sholis, Brian, Vitamin D, New Perspectives in Drawings, Phaidon Press, London and

New York, 2005, Essay p. 36, illustrations pp.37-39.

Lorch, Catrin. “Van Horn, Düsseldorf, Germany”, Frieze, Issue 94, October, p. 228.

Bowers, Andrea. "Four Emerging Women Speak Out On Mary Kelly's Circa 1968:

Danielle Gustafson Sundell, Cara Balwin, Marisa J. Futernick and Andrea

Bowers," InterReview p. 28-29.

"Fast Forward/Avance Rapido," Media Art From the Goetz Collection, p.26-27,40-45.

Rugoff, Ralph, "Monuments for the USA", pp. 32-33.

Siegel, Katy. "All Together Now," Artforum, January, p. 169.

2004 “Alla Biennale del Whitney, tourna la pittura”, Arte, April, p. 109.

Bankowsky, Jack. "This is Today," Artforum, May, p. 170.

Bowers, Andrea. “Magical Politics – Feast or Fasting”, Cakewalk, pp. 23-25.

Bowers, Andrea. "My Pop" Artforum, October, p. 94.

Dambrot, Shana Nys. "Andrea Bowers at Mary Goldman Gallery," Artweek,

September, pp. 19-20.

Dunn, Melissa. "Whitney Biennial: A Good-Looking Corpse," Flash Art,

May-June, p. 63.

Heartney, Eleamor, "The Well-Tempered Biennial" Art in America

June/July 2004, p. 75.

Knight, Christopher. "Politics and art? Of course, she says,"

The Los Angeles Times, June 11.

Kraus, Chris. "Chance", 2004.

Kraus, Chris, "Sentimental Bitch", Video Green, 2004.

Kuhn, Thomas,"Fast Forward", Kunstforum International, 168

January/February 2004, p. 346-348.

Larsen, Lars Bang, Katy Siegel and Jan Verwoert. "What the World Needs Now…,"

Frieze, November/December, pp. 52-53, 77-78, 81-82, 84-86, 88.

Lee, Pamela M. "Crystal Lite," Artforum, May, p. 174.

Mania, Astrid, "Review Andrea Bowers" U-Spot, 02/2004, p. 49.

Martens, Anne. "Andrea Bowers," Flash Art, Jul/Sep, p. 116.

Morgan, Susan. "If Memories Failed to Fade", Andrea Bowers, Magazin 4.

Rapkin, Mickey. "Bold Biennial," Details, March, p. 78.

Seigel, Katy and Mattick, Paul, Art Works Money, Thames & Hudson,

pp. 34-35,100-101, 194.

Siegel, Katy et. al. "American Pie," Frieze, May, p. 69.

Sholis, Brian, "Creative Resistance - Carol Bove and Andrea Bowers", Flash Art

, October, p.102.

2003 Durant, Sam and Monica Bonvicini. "Andrea Bowers," Neue Review, December, p. 4-5.

“Focus Video and Film,” Flash Art, Mar/Apr, p. 93.

Jana, Renna. “California Dreamin”, tema celeste.

Kantor, Jordan. “Andrea Bowers,” Artforum, January, p. 140.

Myers, Holly. “Relationships at Play in the Physical World”, Los Angeles Times,

Saturday, July 19.

Smith, Roberta. "Impressions of the Yard, Visual and Olfactory," The New York Times,

Friday, June 27.

Sorbello, Marina. "Andrea Bowers: Magical Politics," The Art Newspaper, December.

Thorson, Alice. "The Art of War," Kansas City Star, Sunday, March 30.

2002 Bowers, Andrea. “Game Girl,” V Magazine, July/August.

Bowers, Andrea “Top Ten,” Artforum. April: p. 38.

Casino 2001, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst.

Gavlak, Sarah “Andrea Bowers, ‘Intimate Strangers’.” Time Out. Issue 277, Jan. 11-18.

Harvey, Doug “About Time, Bitchin' video art at the Hammer.” LA Weekly. Feb. 16-22.

Knode, Marilu. “Andrea Bowers,” Retake, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, p. 70-75.


Kraus, Chris and Katy Siegel. Andrea Bowers, Sara Meltzer Gallery.

Pagel, David “The Myth of Selling Out” Art Issues, Summer.

Pagel, David. “MOCA Sampler Is a Mixed Treat”, Los Angeles Times, Friday, Feb. 8.

2002 Bowers, Andrea. The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Annual Report,

Fiscal Years 2000 and 2001.

Robinson, Walter “ Baselmania”, art.com magazine, June 16.

Siegal, Katy et. al., “Andrea Bowers,” Everybody Now, The Bertha and Karl Leubdsdorf

Art Gallery at Hunter College.

Siegel, Katy “Katy Siegel on Andrea Bowers.” Artforum. January: p. 121.

Wallis, Simon. “Andrea Bowers,” Remix: Contemporary Art and Pop, Tate Liverpool.

2001 Amanshauser, Hildegund and Thater, Diana, "A Living Theatre,” exhibition catalog,

Salzburger Kunstverein pp. 22-33.

Klassmeyer, Kelly. “Group Mentality”, Houston Press, April 12-18.

Knode, Marilu, "Revolution Dance", exhibition catalog Wiederaufnahme (Retake), NAK,

Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, 2001.

Molinari, Guido. “Radar Love”, Flash Art, December.

"New Heimat", publication on the occasion of the exhibition "New Heimat", Frankfurter

Kunstverein, 2001.

Siegel, Katy, “First Take: New Art, New Artists,” Artforum, January 2001, p. 121.

2000 Baers, Michael. “An Art Enclave Heats Up in Chinatown”, Art.

Berget, Bill “Featured Stories: Marking Time as a Material in Film and Video opens at

the Palm Beach ICA” onview.com, April 18.

Bowers, Andrea. "Nasty, or unclean, offensive, indecent, inclement. Monica Bonvicini

interviewed by Andrea Bowers", Monica Bonvicini: Scream and Shake, pp. 30-38.

Cappellazzo, Amy Making Time: Considering Time As a Material in Contemporary

Video & Film. New York: DAP, March 2000.

Guequierre, Nathan. “Karaoke Voyeurism”, Shepherd Express Metro, November 9.

Harvey, Doug. “It’s Chinatown”, LA Weekly, May 5-11, p. 49.

Hunt, David “Andrea Bowers at Sara Meltzer’s On View…” Frieze,

Issue 50, Jan/Feb,.p. 94-95.

Pagel, David “Thrilling and Shiny, Bowers’ Work Resonate” Los Angeles Times,

Art Review, Feb 25:F3.

Pagel, David. “Andrea Bowers, Artist, Los Angeles”, Artforum, Sept/Oct.Vol. 20, No. 5.

Snow, Vicki. “Unfinished History”, TGIF, Feb. 5, pp. 12-17.

Thater, Diana. “A Living Theater”, Magazin [4] Salzburger Kunstuerein.

1999 Amanshauser, Hildegund, “A Living Theatre,” Salzburger Kunstverein, Magazin 4, 1999,

pp. 76-83.

Cappellazzo,Amy. "I’m the Boss of Myself",I’m the Boss of Myself or Please Release

Me Let Me Go, New York: Sara Meltzer’s on View, illustration: p. 3.

Darling, Michael. “Michael Darling’s (Museum and Gallery) Top 10 Plus 10.”

LA Weekly. Jan. 8-14

Grabner, Michelle “Unfinished History” Frieze. Issue 46, June-July.

Knode, Marilu “Unfinished History” Art/Text. No. 65, May-July: 93-94.

Schurmann, Wilhelm, “More than meets the eye,” exhibition catalog,

Deichtorhallen, Hamburg

1998 Bonami, Francesco. Unfinished History, Walker Art Center, p.15-33,


Calame, Ingrid. In the Polka Dot Kitchen, Foundation Press,1998:19-42.

Coleman, Sarah, Glen Helford and Sylvia Tan. “Wings of Desire/Floss”, The San

Francisco Bay Guardian, February.

Darling, Michael. “Crowd Control” Frieze, Issue 38, Jan- Feb: 52-53.

Demetre, Jim. “End of the world? I Feel Fine” Seattle Weekly, Feb.

Fogle, Douglas. “Andrea Bowers” GUARENE ARTE 98, Torino, Italy: Fondazione

Sandretto Re Rebaudengo per l’arte: pp. 12-16.

Fredericksen, Eric. “Deeply Shallow” The Stranger, February 19.

Kangas, Matthew. “Flower Power and Frivolities”, The Seattle Times, February 12.

Kelly, Ruby. “The Ruby Kelly Column”, Art Review, April.

“L.A. Trained Artists Shown at Art Institute”, San Francisco Chronicle, Tuesday, Feb. 19.

Martin, Victoria. “Andrea Bowers at the Santa Monica Museum of Art”, Artweek.

McEwen, John. “Couldn’t Get Ahead”, Sunday Telegraph, April 23.

Museum: pp. 8 –33, illustrations pp. 52-55.

O’Reilly, John. “Art for Bart’s Sake”, Modern Review, April 10, p. 33.

Rubin, David S., “Considering Audience: Reflections On the 1998 Phoenix Triennial,”

1998 Phoenix Triennial, Phoenix Art Museum, pp. 8-33, illustrations on pp. 52-55.

Webster, Mary Hull. “Wings of Desire and Mark Bradford at the San Francisco Art

Institute”, Artweek, April, pp. 19-20.

Zellen, Jody, Andrea Bowers’ Spectacular Appearances at the Santa Monica Museum of

Art Volume 1, Number 3, Fall 1998, p. 22.

1997 “I’m Still In Love with You,” exhibition catalog, Twentieth Century Women’s Club, curated

by Steven Hull, p. 3 & 4.

Greene, David A. “Hot Coffee” Frieze, Issue 43, May: p. 76.

Pagel, David. “ Voyeur’s Paradise at Santa Monica Place” Los Angeles Times, Friday,

December 19th: F33.

Saltz, Jerry. “Regular-No Sugar” Time Out New York, Issue 75, Feb. 27– March 6: p. 40.

Schjeldahl, Peter. “La-la Band” Village Voice, February 18.

1996 Darling, Michael. “Box Tops” Santa Barbara News-Press, Feb: 2.

1995 Baker, Kenneth. “Taking Art Into Their Own Hands” San Francisco Chronicle, June 2nd:

C1& C5.

Craddock,Sacha. London Times, April 5th.

Darling, Michael. “ ‘Pretty’ at FOOD HOUSE” Artweek, March: 38-39.

Feaver, William. “Smart Habits and Sharp Practice” London Observer, April 23.

Greene, David S. “Andrea Bowers” Art Issues, No. 36, Jan – Feb, p. 41

Kent, Sarah. “ Art Review”, Time Out, April: p.51.

1994 Davidson, Leanne Alexis. “Three Day Weekend”, Real Life Magazine, No. 23, ill. p. 35-36.

1993 Crosby, Gregory. “The Professor’s Guide to Vegas Kulcher” SCOPE, October.

Devine, Rory. “Heaven Missing” Picture Book #4.

Frank, Peter. “Picks of the Week”, LA Weekly, August 27, p. 131.

1993 Heartney, Eleanor. “The Imp of the Perverse” ARTnews, September.

Jarrell, Joe. “Reviews” Sculpture, September/October.

Jones, Amelia. “Public and Private Pleasures” Art Issues, Sept –Oct.

Pagel, David. “Art Review” Los Angeles Times, March 20th.

Rugoff, Ralph. “Sex Objects” LA Weekly, April 2-8.

Selwyn, Marc. “FOOD HOUSE: LA’s Newest Alternative Space” Flash Art, Nov/Dec.

1991 Pagel, David. “Window on LA” LA Art Fair Catalog.




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