Books & Catalogues

The Passing of Time, Michael Hurson at Work, 1971-2001, exhibition catalogue, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
Michael Hurson: Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, 1941-2007, PARC Foundation, New York, 2008, illus.
Off the Wall: Works from the JP Morgan Chase Collection, exhibition catalogue, Bruce Museum and JP Morgan Chase, New York, 2004 p. 37, illus.
Sale, Teel and Claudia Betti. Drawing: A Contemporary Approach (5th edition), Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, Belmont, CA, 2004, pp. 362, illus.
Green, Pauline. Ed. “Building the Collection,” National Gallery of Australia, 2003, p. 153, illus.
Sandler, Irving. Art of the Post Modern Era: From the Late 1960s to the Early 1990s, published by Harper Collins, New York, 1996.
Fineberg, Jonathan. Art Since 1940: Strategies of Being, Laurence King Publishing, London, 1995, pp.422, 424, illus.
From America’s Studio, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1992, essay by Dennis Adrian, p. 31, illus.
Height x Width x Length: Contemporary Sculpture from The Weatherspoon Collection, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1991. Introduction by Ruth K. Beech and Mary E. Murray, p. 23.
Affinities and Intuitions: The Gerald S. Elliot Collection of Contemporary Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1990. Organized by Neal Benezra, essays by Neal Benezra, Mark Rosenthal et al.,illus.
The 80s: A Post Pop Generation, The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, Pennsylvania, 1990. Introduction by Paul Binai, p. 16, illus.
Soho at Duke, Duke University Museum of Art, Durham, North Carolina, November 11, 1988 – December 28, 1989, Essay by Cas Stachelberg, pp. 18-24, illus.
Spectrum: Drawn Out. The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., November 8, 1986 - February 1, 1987. Essay by Ned Rifkin. Illus.
Painting and Sculpture Acquisitions 1973-1986. The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York, 1986,p.132, illus.
Works from the Paula Cooper Gallery. John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California, October 14-November 20, 1986,p.19, illus.
Rethinking the Avant-Garde. The Katonah Gallery, Katonah, New York, 1985.Essay by Jonathan Fineberg.Illus.
Selections from the William J.Hokin Collection.Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois, 1985, p. 54.
Betti/Sale, Drawing: A Contemporary Approach. New York: Holt, Rinehart 7 Winston, 1985, p. 36, illus.
Force, Debra J., What’s It Supposed to be/Abstract Art from the CIGNA Collection. 1984.
Artists’ Architecture, Scenes and Conventions. Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England, 1983.
Art on Paper 1983: The 19th Weatherspoon Annual Exhibition. Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1983.
Faces Since the Fifties: A Generation of American Portraiture. Center gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. March-April 1983, p.15, illus.
RSM: Selections from a Contemporary Collection. Herron Gallery, Herron School of Art, Indiana University/Perdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1983.
Lehman Brothers kuhn Loeb Incorporated Art Collection. New York, 1982.
New York. University Fine Arts Galleries, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida and the Metropolitan Museum and Arts Centers, Coral Gables, Florida. 1982.
Contemporary Drawings: In Search of an Image. University Art Museum. University of California, Santa Barbara, California, 1981,pp. 26-27, illus.
New Dimensions in Drawing. The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut, 1981.
Possibly Overlooked Publications: A Re-examination of Contemporary Prints and Multiples. Landfall Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, 1981,pp.5, 20, illus.
Architectural Sculpture. Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California, 1980, p. 65, illus.
Chicago/Chicago. The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1980, p.8, illus.
Dammi il tempo di guardare. Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy, 1980. Essay by Zeno Birolli. illus.
Drawings: The Pluralist Decade. Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,1980, p. 94, illus.
Drawings: The Pluralist Decade (The 39th Venice Biennale). The Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy, 1980,p. 103, illus.
American Paintings of the Sixties and Seventies. The Aspen Center for the Visual Arts, Aspen, Colorado, 1979.
New Dimensions: Volume and Space. Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois, 1979.
Visionary Images. The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1979. Essay by Carter Ratcliff, p. 10, illus.
Contemporary Drawing/New York. University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, 1978.
New Image Painting. The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York, 1978, pp. 33-37, illus. Essay by Richard Marshall.
Improbable Furniture. Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Essay by Robert Pincus-Witten, p. 39, illus.
Nine Artists: the Theodoran Awards. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York, 1977,pp. 117-119, illus.
Pictures. Artist’s Space, New York, 1977. Essay by Doug Crimp, p. 18, illus.
Inaugural Exhibition. Alessandra Gallery, New York, New York, 1975, illus.
The Small Scale in Contemporary Art. Society for Contemporary Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1975.
Contemporary Still Life. The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1974.
Rooms. Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois, 1973, illus.
Sixty-Fourth Annual Exhibition by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity. The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1973, illus.
Sixty-Sixth Annual Exhibition by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity. The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1963, illus.
Sixty-Seventh Annual Exhibition by the Artists of Chicago and Vicinity. The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1964, illus.

Journals, Newspapers & Magazines

Haber, John. “12.13.17—One for the Deep End,”, December 13, 2017.
“Michael Hurson, ‘The Passing of Time: Michael Hurson at Work, 1971-2001’,” The Woven Tale Press, December 19, 2017;
“Michael Hurson,” Time Out December 17, 2010, pg. 89.
Doran, Anne. “Remembering Michael Hurson,” Time Out New York, December 12-26, 2007, pg. 124; illus.
Lawson, Thomas. “Fractional Gift,” Artforum, April, 2007, pg. 67; illus.
Smith, Roberta. “Michael Hurson, 65, Artist With a Whimsical Streak, Is Dead,” The New York Times, February 11, 2007, pg. 43; illus.
“Pencil Pushers”, Art on Paper, March 2003, p. 94, ills.
Schmerler, Sarah. “Gallery Walk: New York”, Art on Paper, Jan-Feb 2003, pp. 84-85, ills.
Fyfe, Joe. “Exhibition Reviews: Michael Hurson at Paula Cooper Gallery”, Art on Paper, December, 2002, p. 63, ills.
Leffingwell, Edward. “Michael Hurson at Paula Cooper,” Art in America, November 2002, p. 156-157, illus.
“Michael Hurson,” The New York Times, September 27, 2002, p. E32.
Smith, Roberta,” Michael Hurson,” The New York Times, September 13, 2002, p. E31.
Lawson, Thomas, “ Underrated-Overrated,” Artnews, December 2000, p. 124.
“The Grenfell Press,” The New Yorker, August 9, 1999, p. 16.
Johnson, Ken,” Printmaking as a Magical Collaboration,” The New York Times, July 30, 1999, p. E35.
Reid, Calvin,” Late Breaking Experiments,” Artnet, October 28, 1999.
Schjedahl, Peter,” Here and Gone,” The Village Voice, January 21, 1997, p. 85, illus.
Arning, Bill,” Michael Hurson: A PrivateView,”Time Out, January 26-39, 1997, illus.
Appearances, Number 24, 1997, p. 32, illus.
“Works by Michael Hurson,” View: Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego Quartely Newsletter, Oct./Nov./Dec. 1996, illus.
Fyfe, Joe, Try a Little Tenderness, exhibition pamphlet from Apex Art, New York, 1996, illus.
Hurson, Michael,” Garden Court,” Tyler Gallery, writings accompanies exhibition by Mike Glier, 1996.
Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, Spring 1995, illus, only.
Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, Fall 1995, p. 57, illus, only.
Upshaw, Reagan,” Michael Hurson at Paula Cooper,” Art in America, February 1995, p.94.
Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, Spring 1992, p. 7, illus.
“The Dancer,” dance ink, Winter 1991-1992, Volume 2, Number 3, p. 23, illus.
“Goings on about Town,” The New Yorker, April 29, 1991, p.16.
“Mike’s Cartoon,” Tricycle, Winter 1991, pp. 58-59.
“Prints & Photographs Published,” The Print Collector’s Newsletter,” November-December 1991, p.175.
Cameron, Dan,” Michael Hurson,” Art & Auction, September 1991, p. 80.
Hurson, Michael, “ Mike’s Cartoon,” Tricycle, Fall 1991, pp. 8-9, illus.
Morgan, Susan,” Paint,” Interview, April, p. 28, illus.
Hurson, Michael,” One Look and Another: Two Paintings by Rpbert Moskowitz,” Real Life Magazine, # 20 September 1990.
Bass, Ruth,” Michael Hurson,” Artnews, April 1989, p.207, illus.
Schwalb, Claudia,” Making Fiction,” Cover, February 1989, p. 9, illus.
Solomon, Deborah,” A Downtown Aesthetic, “ Architectural Digest, November 1989, pp. 318, illus.
Kollias, Jana, “ First Student Curator Organizes Art Exhibit,” The Chronicle, November 15, 1988, pp.1,6.
Selinsky, Debbie,” Art History Major Gets Chance to Organize Duke Exhibition,” Durham Morning Herald, November 5, 1988.
Thornton, Gene, “ Art that Requires an Act of Faith,” The News and Observer, December 4, 1988, p. 3E, illus.
“Prints and Photographs Published,” The Print Collector’s Newsletter, July/August 1987,p. 104.
Grimes, Nancy,” Review,” ARTnews, October 1987, p. 136, illus.
Juarez, Roberto,” Selected Similarities,” Bomb, Winter 1987, p.85, illus.
Neisser, Judith,” A Magnificent Obsession: Gerald Elliot, a Compulsive Collector,” Art & Auction, December 1987, p. 108.
Art Now/Gallery Guide, New York, New York, March 1986, NY-4, illus.
The Paris Review, #99, Spring 1986 , ( cover Illustration ) pp. 164-165, illus.
Allen, Jane Addams,” Drawing on the Intellect,” The Washington Times, November 11, 1986, p.3B.
Fox, Catherine, “ Hurson’s ‘serious art’ softened by fun quirkiness,” The Atlanta Constitution, November 10, 1986, p. B2, illus.
Morgan, Susan,” Michael Hurson at Paula Cooper,” Artscribe, June/July 1986, pp. 77-78, illus.
Richard, Paul,” Spectrum of Superlatives: Ned Rifkin’s Superb Corcoran Farewell,” The Washington Post, November 29, 1986, p. D15.
Brenson, Michael,” Michael Hurson,” The New York Times, February 15, 1985.
Rose, Barbara,” Portrait of Paula,” Vogue, April 1985, pp. 362-367, 410, illus.
“Review,” ARTnews, May 1984, p. 163, illus.
“Upfront: Chicagoans Make Pointillist Broadway Putsch,” Chicago, July 1984.
Armstrong, Richard,” Review,” Artforum, May 1984, p.87.
Artner, Alan G.,” Black Folk Art: Charm, Little Insight,” Chicago Tribune, May 4, 1984, Section 5, illus.
Fineberg, Jonathan,” Tracking the Avante-Garde,” Harvard Magazine, January/February 1984, pp. 24-35, illus.
Larson, Kay,” Primal Dreams,” New York, March 27, 1984, p. 96.
Raynor, Vivien,” Art,” The New York Times, March 2, 1984, p. C23.
Schwartz, Sannford,” The Art World: David Salle,” The New Yorker, April 30, 1984, pp. 104-111.
Larson, Kay,” The New Ugliness,” New York, May 30, 1983, pp. 64, 65.
Trimble, Margaret,” Coming of Age in America: A Personal Vision,” University Art Museum Calendar, ( University of California, Berkeley ) November 1983, p. 2, illus.
“Amerikaanse Kunst in het kader van de bicentennial,” Cobouw ( Amsterdam ), March 12, 1982, p.11, illus.
“Bicentennial en Actuele Kunst,” Kunstbeeld ( Belgium ), March 1982, p. 44.
Barnes, Clive,” Red and Blue,” at the Public: Color it Abstract,” The New York Times, May 13, 1982, p.41.
Carlson, Prudence,” Arch Limner: Michael Hurson,” Art in America, Summer 1982, pp. 107-109, illus.
Feingold, Michael,” Light Housekeeping,” The Village Voice, May 12, 1982, p.91, illus.
Lawson, Carol,” Joseph Papp Goes Abstract,” The New York Times, May 2, 1982, Section 2, pp. 1, 10.
Lawson, Thomas,” Michael Hurson,” Artforum, May 1982, p.86, illus.
Rich, Frank,” Theater: ‘Red and Blue’ , A Tale of Two Light Bulbs, “ The New York Times, May 12, 1982, p. C28.
Simon, John,” Theater,” New York Magazine, May 24, 1982, p. 90.
Sterrit, David,” Voices – but not no people – in drama starring two brightly colored lightbulbs,” The Christian Science Monitor,” May 26, 1982, p. 18.
Watt, Douglas,” A Couple of Dim Two-Lip Bulbs,” Daily News, May 13, 1982, p. 101.
Wohlfert-Wihlberg, Lee,” Manhatten’s Vanguard Art Dealers,” Town and Country, September 1982, pp. 249-256, illus.
Lawson, Thomas,” Schilderkunst in New York,” Museum Journal, # 3, 1981, pp. 127-137.
Lawson, Thomas,” Too Good to be True, “ Reallife Magazine, Autumn 1981, pp. 2-5 ( Reprinted in Journal, The Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Summer 1982, pp. 42-47, illus.)
Saxe, Edward L., “ On the Margin of Society,’ American Artists, September 1981, p.16.
Artner, Alan G., “ Artists’ Esthetic Evolution a Quiet Synthesis of Past and Present Style,” Chicago Tribune, January 18, 1980,p. 16, illus.
Hanson, Henry,” Upfront: Up’s Column,” Chicago, January 1980, p. 12.
Hanson, Henry,” Upfront: Up’s Column,’ Chicago, April 1980, p. 12.
Rickey, Carrie,” Naïve Nouveau and its Malcontents,” Flash Art, Summer 1980, pp. 36-39, illus.
Rickey, Carrie,” Portraits: 1980, Marilyn Pearl Gallery,” Artforum, November 1980, pp. 92-93.
Saliga, Pauline,” Chicago/Chicago,” Dialogue: The Ohio Arts Journal, September/October 1980, pp. 42-43.
Sutin, Paul,” Drawing Debacle,” Williamette Week (Portland, oregon), June 10, 1980.
Upshaw, Reagan,” Michael Hurson at Dart,” Art in America, September 1980, p. 129.
“Pencil Drawings,” Paris Review, Vol.21, #78, Fall 1979, pp. 117-120, illus.
Lawson, Thomas,” Painting in New York : An Illustrated Guide,” Flash Art, October/November 1979.
Smith, Roberta, “ The Abstract Image,” Art in America, March/April 1979, pp. 102, 105, illus.
“Michael Hurson: Palm Springs Print,” Print Collectors Newsletter, May 2- June 1978, p. 52, illus.
Kind, Joshua,” Model Art” The Intimate Environment,” The New Art Examiner, January 1978, p. 11.
Upshaw, Leon R., “Michael Hurson,” The New Art Examiner, November 1978.
Perrault, John,” Small is Beautiful,” Soho Weekly News, April 14, 1977, pp. 22-24.
Bourdon, David,” A Critic’s Diary: The New York Art Year,” Art in America, July/August 1977, pp.67-79.
Pincus-Witten, Robert,” Entries,” Art Magazine, March 1976, pp. 9-11.
Pincus-Witten, Robert,” Michael Hurson: A Fabric of Affinities,” Arts Magazine, June 1976, pp. 76-80, illus.
Ratcliff, Carter,” Notes on Small Sculpture,” Artforum, April 1976,pp. 35-42, illus.
Pincus-Witten, Robert,” Michael Hurson,’Projects’, The Moma,” Artforum, December 1974, pp. 77-78, illus.
Stodder, Carol,” Reviews in Brief,” The New Art Examiner, October 1973.
Allen, Jane and Derek Guthrie,”Gentle Understatement,” Chicago Tribune, January 30, 1972.
Anderson, Don J., “ You’ll do Double Takes at Hurson Paintings,” Chicago Today, January 23, 1972, illus.
Haydon, “ Review,” Chicago Sun Times, January 16, 1972.

Updated: June 15, 2018