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Kaari Upson

Books and Catalogs

2019 Gnyp, Marta: 'You, Me and Art: Artists in the 21st Century'. Milan: Skira
2019 Rugoff, Ralph: 'May You Live in Interesting Times'. Venice: La Biennale di Venezia
2018 Brückmann, Franziska, et al.: 'Ausbruch auch der Fläsche / Eruption from the Surface', Herford, Germany: Marta Herford Museum for Art, Architecture, Design (cover)
2018 Upson, Kaari, et al.: 'Kaari Upson: 2000 Words', The DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art
Lew, Christopher Y. / Locks, Mia: ‘Whitney Biennial 2017’, New York: Whitney Museum
2017 Manné, Jaime G. (ed): ‘Unpacked: The Marciano Art Foundation’, Los Angeles: Marciano Art Foundation
2017 Norton, Margo: ‘Kaari Upson: Good Thing You Are Not Alone’, New York: New Museum
 Schimmel, Paul / Sorkin, Jenni (eds.): ‘Revolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women, 1947– 2016’, Hauser & Wirth; Skira
2016 Upson, Kaari: ‘Kaari Upson: My Mom Drinks Pepsi’, Berlin: Sprüth Magers
 Roselione-Valadez, Juan (ed.): ‘No Man’s Land: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection’, Miami: Rubell Family Collection
2014 ‘Kaari Upson: The House’, Beijing: Ullens Center for Contemporary Art; London: Koenig Books
 Kreuk, Bert / Janssen, Hans: ‘Transforming the Known: Collection Bert Kreuk’, The Hague: Gemeentemuseum
 Jacobson, Heidi Zuckerman: ‘The Residue of Memory’, Aspen: Aspen Art Museum
 Roselione-Valadez, Juan (ed.): ‘American Exuberance’, Miami: Rubell Family Collection
 Filipovic, Elena (ed.): ‘Creamier’, London: Phaidon (essay by Douglas Fogle)
2010 Roselione-Valadez, Juan (ed.): ‘How Soon Now’, Miami: Rubell Family Collection (essay by Ali Subotnick
 Subotnick, Ali: ‘Nine Lives, Visionary Artists from L.A.’, Los Angeles: Hammer Museum

Selected Articles and reviews

2019 Selvin, Claire: 'The 2019 Venice Biennale Artist List: By the Numbers', ArtNews, Online, March 7
2019 Roeschmann, Dietrich: ‘Kunst Bauhaus und mehr – was das Ausstellungsjahr 2019 bringt’, Badische Zeitung, Online, January 7
2019 Zara, Janelle: ‘Everything Feels More Intimate; Felix LA Brings New Life to Art-Fair Circuit’, ArtNews, Online, February 15
2018 Upson, Kaari: ‘Artist’s Project: Clay baby spodomancy’, X-Tra, vol. 21, no. 19, Fall 2018, pp. 40-51
2018 Vaidya, Rujuta: ‘This new exhibition powered by Gucci questions the concept of originality’, Vogue India, Online, October 26
2018 Bittner, Ralf: ‘Neue Ausstellung im Marta: Kunst nach dem Origami-Prinzip’, Neue Westfälische, Online, February 23
2018 Melendez, Franklin: ‘The New Domestic Landscape’, Kaleidoscope, issue 32, Spring/Summer, pp. 126-129, 136-143
 Smith, Roberta / Cotter, Holland / Farago, Jason: ‘The Best Art of 2017’, New York Times, December 6
Ashfaque, Rabia: ‘Kaari Upson: Good Thing You Are Not Alone’, The Brooklyn Rail, online, July 14
2017 Boucher, Brian: ‘How Kaari Upson’s Fascination with Cats, Costco, and Her Mother Spawned a Monumental Sculpture’, Artnet, online, August 14
 Gopnik, Blake: ‘Kaari Upson Blends Absurdist Theater and Real-Estate Porn’, Artnet, online, June 13
 Hohmann, Silke: ‘Kaari Upson escaliert’, Monopol, February, pp. 54–61
 Istomina, Tatiana: ‘Kaari Upson, New Museum’, Art in America, October 2017, p. 123
Lucas, Josh: ‘Kaari Upson’, Interview, April, pp. 99–106, 109–110
 Rachel, T. Cole: ‘Kaari Upson on maintaining a sense of urgency’, The Creative Independent, online, July 6
 Stoilas, Helen: ‘Kaari Upson: unfinished artist’, The Art Newspaper, online, May 2
 Farago, Jason: ‘Interview, Kaari Upson’, Even, issue 4, Summer, pp. 49–64
2016 Perlson, Hili: ‘Meet Kaari Upson, the artist whose mom loved Pepsi too much’, Artnet News, online, December 22
 Cattelan, Maurizio: ‘Kaari Upson’, Purple Fashion, Spring/Summer 2015, pp. 122–123
2015 ‘Kaari Upson – Castration Anxiety’, Neue Journal, Spring, pp. 66–71
2015 Tylevich, Katya: ‘Kaari Upson’, PIN-UP, Fall/Winter
2014 Fogle, Douglas: ‘Try Again. Fail Again. Fail Better,’ Flash Art International, no. 52, January-February
2014 Gabriele, Naia: ‘Kaari Upson’, Flash Art, January 2014, p. 62
 Gnyp, Marta: ‘Everything is in the Blind Spot’, interview, Zoo Magazine, no. 40, July
2012 Griffin, Jonathan: ‘Life Study’, Frieze, March, pp. 118–123
2012 Robecchi, Michele: ‘Kaari Upson’, Flash Art, vol. XLV, no. 286, October, p. 112
 Depsain, Carla: ‘Within and Without the Other’, Artpulse, Fall, pp. 48–51
2011 Latimer, Quinn: ‘The Perfect Storm’, Kaleidoscope, Summer, pp. 66–71
2011 Soto, Paul: ‘Thinking Inside the Box: Q+A with Kaari Upson’, Art in America, online, November 22
2011 Upson, Kaari: ‘Artists on L.A.’, Artforum, vol. 50, no. 2, October, p. 255
 Bollen, Christopher: ‘Kaari Upson’, Interview Magazine, December/January, p. 111
 Chambers, Christopher Hart: ‘Kaari Upson’, Flash Art, March/April, p. 115
 Wilson, Michael: ’Kaari Upson’, Artforum
2009 Campagnola, Sonia: ‘Larry’s House’, Mousse, November/December, pp. 134–139
2009 Finkel, Jori: ‘Play Girl’, Angeleno, May, p. 132
2009 Lehrer-Graiwer, Sarah: ‘Artists from L.A.’, Artforum, January, p.119
2009 Tumlir Jan: ‘Nine Lives: Visionary Artists from L.A.’, Artforum, Summer, p. 329
 Holte, Michael Ned: ‘Kaari Upson’, Artforum, Febuary
2008 Lacher, Irene: ‘The Art of Neighborly Obsession’, Los Angeles Times, January 3
2008 Williams, Maxwell: ‘Meet Larry’, Tokion, Spring, pp.122–125