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Telegen: Art and Television, Bonn: Kunstmuseum Bonn, 2015, pp. 112-116; illus.
The Art of Music, exhibition catalogue, San Diego, CA: The San Diego Museum of Art, 2015, pg. 283; illus.
Society for Contemporary Art, 1940 – 2015, Chicago, IL: The Art Institute of Chicago, 2015, pg. 85; illus.
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Looking for Bruce Conner, Kevin Hatch, MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2012
Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974-1981, Los Angeles: MOCA, 2012.
Farrell, Jennifer. Get There First, Decide Promptly: The Richard Brown Baker Collection of Postwar Art, New Haven, CT: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011
Heavy Duty & Razor Sharp, Les Rencontres d’Arles Photography 2010, 41st Edition
Bruce Conner: Twenty Two Inkblot Drawings, 1991-1999, Introduction by Michael Kohn, Los Angeles, CA:Kohn Turner Gallery, 2000
Celebrating Modern Art: Highlights of the Anderson Collection, San Francisco, CA: SFMOMA, 2000
2000 B.C.: The Bruce Conner Story Part II, Minneapolis, MN: Walker Art Center, 2000
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Local Color: The diRosa Collection of Contemporary California Art, Chronicle Books, 1999
The American Art Book, Phaidon Press, 1999
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Ayres, Anne. Forty Years of California Assemblage, Los Angeles, CA: Wight Art Gallery, University of California, Los Angeles, 1989
The “Junk” Aesthetic: Assemblage of the 1950s and Early 1960s, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1989
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Gettings, Frank. Different Drummers, Washington, D.C.: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 1988
Domergue, Denise. Artists Design Furniture, New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1988
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Stich, Sidra. Made in U.S.A., Berkeley: University of California Press, 1987
Europa/America: die Geschichte einer kunstlerischen Faszination seit 1940, Cologne: Museum Ludwig,1986
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Extending the Perimeters of Twentieth-Century Photography, San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1985
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1979 Biennial Exhibition, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1979
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Sammlung Hahn, Vienna: Museum Moderner Kunst, 1979
Aspekte der 60er Jahre: aus der Sammlung Reinhard Onnasch, Berlin: Nationalgalerie, 1978
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Improbable Furniture, Philadelphia: Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, 1977
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Who Was Who in American History–Arts and Letters, Chicago: Marquis Who’s Who, 1975
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Poets of the Cities: New York and San Francisco, 1950-1965, New York: Dutton for the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, 1974
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Jordan, Jim, “Souvenirs for the Future,” Artweek, October 11, 1986, p. 12, ill.
Baker, Kenneth, “Uncompromising Beat Era Artists Still Going Strong,” San Francisco Chronicle, August 29, 1986, p. 67.
Baker, Kenneth, “Seven for a Swan Song,” Review, San Francisco Chronicle, August 17, 1986, pp. 12-13
Palmer, Rebecca, “A Range of Experimentation,” Artweek, September 7, 1985, p. 13, ill.
Geldzahler, Henry, “Art: Added Dimensions,” Architectural Digest, May 1985, pp. 244-245, ill.
Lewis, Jo Ann, “Unfolding Images,” Washington Post, March 4, 1984, p. F4.
Winter, David, “Magic and Mystery in an Unusual Show by Bruce Conner,” Peninsula Times Tribune, September 27, 1983, p. 4.
Van Proyen, Mark, “Sight/Vision: The Inward Gaze,” Artweek, October 29, 1983, p. 1 & 16.
Van Proyen, Mark, “Captured Ceremonies,” Artweek, April 2, 1983, p. 4, ill.
Burkhardt, Dorothy, “Black Magic on Paper,” San Jose Mercury News, September 25, 1983, p. 3.
Albright Thomas, “The Beat Artists Revisited,” Review, San Francisco Sunday Examiner and Chronicle, October 23, 1983, pp. 12-13.
Albright, Thomas, “Eerie Intimate Self-Portraits,” San Francisco Chronicle, March 19, 1983, p.36, ill.
Marechal-Workman, Andree, “Mysticism Continued: Bruce Conner,” Artweek, August 15, 1981, p. 6, ill.
Levy, Mark, “Bruce Conner at North Point Gallery,” Images and Issues, Winter 1981- 1982, p. 90-91, ill.
Albright, Thomas, “The Magical World of Bruce Conner,” San Francisco Chronicle, July 23, 1981, p. 46, ill.
Culpa, Mia, “Bruce Conner: Part Two,” Damage, January 1980, pp. 6-8, ill.
“Bruce Conner,” UP (Tokyo), Spring 1980, pp. 8-9, ill.
Albright, Thomas, “Conner’s 19th-Century Side,” San Francisco Chronicle, June 11, 1980, p. 61, ill.
“Bruce Conner,” Damage, August-September 1979, p. 8-11, ill.
Albright, Thomas, “Reestablishing Contact with the ‘Beat’ Esthetic,” This World, San FranciscoSunday Examiner and Chronicle, September 30, 1979,p. 41, 43.
Tarshis, Jerome, “Bruce Conner is not Bruce Conner’,”Art News, January 1977, pp. 80- 82, 86-87, ill.
Albright, Thomas, “Slouching Mortality and Inky Galaxies,” Art News, January 1977, p. 90.
Wilson, William, “A Ferus Wheel of Fortune,” Los Angeles Times, section IV, p. 1, 4.
Ratcliff, Carter, “New York Letter,” Art International, Summer 1976, pp. 29-30.
Fuller, Mary, “You’re Looking for Bruce Conner, the Artist, or What is this Crap You’re Trying to Put Over Here?” Currant, May-July 1976, pp.8-12, 58-59, ill.
Askey, Ruth, “The Ferus Gallery Remembered,” Artweek, April 3, 1976, p. 5.
Albright, Thomas, “The Cream of the Shows,” San Francisco Chronicle, November 11, 1976, p. 50.
Albright, Thomas, “At the Galleries,” San Francisco Chronicle, September 11, 1976, p. 35.
Wilson, William, “Romantic Rage Seeks Wisdom,” Los Angeles Times, July 25, 1975, Section IV, p. 8.
Wilson, William, “Double-Edged Message in ‘A Drawing Show’,” Los Angeles Times, February 16, 1975, section IV, p. 62.
Stiles, Kristine, “Bringing Back the Beat Generation,” Daily Californian, February 7, 1975, pp. 13-14, ill.
Kent, Tom, “Bruce Conner Photograms,” Artweek, October 25, 1975, p. 3 ill.
Butterfield, Jan, “San Francisco,” Art Gallery Magazine, March 1975, pp. 17, 58-59, ill.
“An Artist Who Gets Into His Work,” San Francisco Chronicle, October 16, 1975, p. 50, ill.
Albright, Thomas, “The Beats - More Than Nostalgia,” San Francisco Chronicle, February 1, 1975, p. 31, ill.
Selz, Peter, “The Artist as Dactylographer,” Art in America, July-August 1974, pp. 98- 99, ill.
Haacke, Lorraine, “Conner at DMFA,” Dallas Times Herald, December 1, 1974, p. F-3.
Frankenstein, Alfred, “A Lively Artistic Obituary,” San Francisco Chronicle, February 28, 1974, p. 40.
Frankenstein, Alfred, “The Fingerprints of Artist Bruce Conner,” This World, San Francisco Sunday Examiner and Chronicle, August 4, 1974, p. 31, ill.
Flanagan, Ann, “Bruce Conner’s Cinematic Drawings,” Artweek, November 9, 1974, p. 1, 16, ill.
Butterfield, Jan, “It ain’t dead, New Yorkers just mugged it,” Pacific Sun, March 21-27, 1974, p. 21, ill.
Bloomfield, Arthur, “A Micro-minded artist,” San Francisco Examiner, October 16, 1974, p. 43, ill.
Albright, Thomas, “Mushrooming Visions from Artist Bruce Conner,” San Francisco Chronicle, October 15, 1974, p. 40.
Frankenstein, Alfred, “A Conner Family Show,” San Francisco Chronicle, January 7, 1972, p. 44.
Bloomfield, Arthur, “The Family that Makes Art Together,” San Francisco Examiner, January 16, 1972, p. 29, ill.
Anderson, Laurie, “Bruce Conner,” Art News, November 1972, p. 89.
Frankenstein, Alfred, “Etchings Based on Fantastic Collages,” San Francisco Chronicle, August 12, 1971, p. 31.
Albright, Thomas, “Light and Conner: An Outstanding Exhibition,” San Francisco Chronicle, May 4, 1971, p. 38.
Doty, Robert, “Grotesque in American Art,” Art and Artists, April 1970, p. 13-14, ill.
“Savanarola in Nylon Skeins,” Time, January 5, 1968, p. 50, ill.
Wilson, William, “Elepaintism - Mammoth Brush with Psychedelic Colors,” Los Angeles Times, May 17, 1967, Part IV, p. 1, 7, ill.
“San Francisco Vote Tally,” San Francisco Chronicle, November 8, 1967, p. 1A.
Monte, James, “‘Making it’ with Funk,” Artforum, Summer, 1967, p. 56.
Giuliano, Charles, “Bruce Conner,” Artist’s Proof, 7, 1967, p. 56-57, ill.
Frankenstein, Alfred, “A Confrontation with ‘Funk’.” This World, San Francisco Sunday Examiner and Chronicle, April 23, 1967, p. 27.
“Food Sculpture Exhibition Proves Delight to Audiences,” Wichita Beacon, September 21, 1967, p. 11A.
Albright, Thomas, “A Look at Two Good Art Shows,” San Francisco Chronicle, April 27, 1967, p. 43.
Hopper, Dennis, “West Coast: The Scene,” Art and Artists, May 1966, p. 68, ill.
Valpy, Michael, “U.S. Exhibitor to Give Eating Display,” Vancouver Times, February 1, 1965, p. 1.
Rykwert, J., “Mostra a Londra,” Domus, February 1965, p. 46.
Driscoll, Edgar J., “Two Assemblage Exhibits of Contrast,” Boston Globe, September 26, 1965, p. H-29.
Belz, Carl, “Pop Art, New Humanism and Death,” Kulchur, Spring 1965, pp. 25, 29-30, ill. p. 33.
Willard, Charlotte, “Drawing Today,” Art in America, October 1964, p. 60, ill.
Ventura, Anita, “The Bay Climate,” Arts, December 1963, p. 30, ill.
Monte, James, “Sculpture Steals the Show in the Eighty-Third Annual,” Artforum, May 1964, p. 23-24, ill.
Frankenstein, Alfred, “A Break with Art Tradition,” This World, San Francisco Sunday Chronicle, April 26, 1964, p. 22-23.
Burr, James, “London Galleries,” Apollo, December 1964, p. 520.
“Art of Bits and Pieces,” The Times (London), December 16, 1964, p. 7.
Valenzuela, Elvira, “Wichitan’s Work stirs Controversy,” Wichita Eagle and Beacon Magazine, February 1963, cover, p. 2, 21, ill.
Stiles, Knute, “Bruce Conner, San Francisco Art Institute,” Artforum, December 1963, p. 46, ill. p. 47.
“IV Biennale Internationale d’Arte (San Marino),” Art International, June 1963, p. 51, 60, ill.
Lindgren, Lawrence, “This year’s FOTA breaks with tradition,” Chicago Maroon, (University of Chicago), April 26, 1963, ill.
Leider, Philip, “California After the Figure,” Art in America, October 1963, p. 76-77, ill. p. 80.
Frankenstein, Alfred, “Music and Art,” This World, San Francisco Sunday Chronicle, November 17, 1963, p. 24-25.
Coplans, John, “Sculpture in California,” Artforum, August 1963, p. 4, ill. p. 5.
“Bruce Conner Receives 1963 Nealie Sullivan Award of $1000,” San Francisco Art Institute News, September 1, 1963, p. 1, 2.
Bogat, Regina, “Fifty California Artists,” Artforum, 1:7, 1963, p. 25, ill. p. 26.
Perkins, Constance, “Bruce Conner,”Artforum, August 1962, p. 6, 9, ill.
Nelken, Margarita, “La de Bruce Conner,” Ezcelsior (Mexico City), February 25, 1962, p. 21-C.
Leider, Philip, “The Construction as an Object of Illusion,” Artforum, 1:5, 1962, p. 40.
Leider, Philip, “Bruce Conner: A New Sensibility,” Artforum, November1962, p. 30, 31, ill.
Langsner, Jules, “Art News from Los Angeles,” Art News, October 1962, p. 50.
Coplans, John, “The New Painting of Common Objects,” Artforum, November 1962, p. 29.
Ashton, Dore, “Art,” Arts and Architecture, January 1962, p. 33.
Restany, Pierre, “Die Beseelung des Objektes,” Das Kunstwerk, July-August 1961, p. 38, ill. p. 55.
Picard, Lil, “New Yorker Kunstbrief,” Das Kunstwerk, November 1961, p. 56, ill. p. 62.
Chipp, Herschel, “Art News from San Francisco,” Art News, February 1961, p. 54.
Waite, Elmont, “That’s not Murder-That’s Art.” San Francisco Chronicle, November 13, 1960, p. 3.
Rexroth, Kenneth, “Shockers by a Midwest Artist…,” Highlight, San Francisco Examiner, November 13, 1960, p. 14.
Murphy, George, “Nylons and Box - What is It?” San Francisco Examiner, December 6, 1960, p. 1, 21; IV, 10, ill.
Fried, Alexander, “Artist Defines ‘Child’ Meaning,” San Francisco Examiner, January 15, 1960, section 1, p. 19.
Frankenstein, Alfred, “The Batman Makes its Bow with Modern ‘Junk’,” This World, San Francisc Sunday Chronicle, November 13, 1960, p. 27, ill.
Curtin, Andrew, “The Unliked ‘Child’,” San Francisco News-Call Bulletin, January 14, 1960, p. 21, ill.
Coates, Robert M., “The Art Galleries,” The New Yorker, January 30, 1960, p. 87.
Canaday, John, “Art: A Wild, but Curious, End-of-Season Treat,” New York Times, June 7, 1960, p. 32.
Ashton, Dore, “Art,” New York Times, January 22, 1960, p. 19.
Wallace, Dean, “Local Artists are Toying with Something akin to Dada,” This World, San Francisc Sunday Chronicle, January 18, 1959, p. 22.
Frankenstein, Alfred, “Bruce Conner Exhibit - Magic in Disorder,” San Francisco Chronicle, September 30, 1959, p. 41.
Cross, Miriam Dungan, “Shocking ‘Beat’ Art Displayed,” Oakland Tribune, November 29, 1959, p. 4-C.
Frankenstein, Alfred, “Music and Art,” This World, San Francisco Chronicle, June 15, 1958, p. 31.

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