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“The Runaway Wheel.” Journal: Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art (Mar. 1979).

“The Parasite Lily.” High Performance 11-12 (Fall-Winter 1980). Artist’s Chronicle.

“The Poltergeist.” Journal: Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art (Sept. 1980).

“Monkey Island.” Lightworks (Feb. 1981).

“The Monitor and the Merrimac.” High Performance 14 (Summer 1981). Artists’ Chronicle.

“Meditation on a Can of Vernors.” High Performance 17-18 (Spring-Summer 1982). Artists’ Chronicle.

“Monkey Island.” Cave Canem Stories and Pictures. New York: Cave Canuem Books, 1982: 122-148.

“Slow Boat to Lesbos.” Barney 4 (Spring 1984): 20-21.

“Ajax.” Journal: Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art (Spring 1984): 28-31.

“Urban Gothic.” Spectacle 3 (1985).

“Excerpts from Plato’s Cave, Rothko’s Chapel, Lincoln’s Profile.” Journal, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art (Fall 1985).

“Social Distortion.” Los Angeles Contemporary Art Exhibitions (LACE) Newsletter, 1.2 (June/July 1986).

“Hear Me Roar.” Los Angeles Contemporary Art Exhibitions (LACE) Newsletter, 1.4 (Oct. 1986).

“Excerpts from Plato’s Cave, Rothko’s Chapel, Lincoln’s Profile.” File 27 (Spring 1987).

“Three Projects: Statement.” WhiteWalls 20 (Fall 1988).

“Foul Perfection: Thoughts on Caricature.” Artforum 27 (Jan. 1989): 92-99. Reprinted in Crime and Ornament. Ed. Bernie Miller and Melony Ward. Toronto, Canada: YYZ Books, 2002. 116-133.

“Mekanik Destruktiw Kommandoh: Survival Research Laboratories and Popular Spectacle.” Parkett 21 (1989).

“Theory, Garbage, Stuffed Animals, Christ (Dinner Conversation Overheard at a Romantic French Restaurant).” Forehead 2 (1989): 12-21. Reprinted in Mike Kelley, Peter Fischli, David Weiss. Exh. cat. Ingvild Goetz and Rainald Schumacher, eds. Munich: Sammlung Goetz, 2000.; Mike Kelley. Exh cat. Karsten Lockemann and Stephan Urbaschek, eds. Munich: Ingvild Goetz, 2008.

“Thift Store Paintings.” Art Issues 12 (Summer 1990): 29.

“Sonic Youth’s Flashy Gordon.” Interview 34 (1991). Mike Kelley interviews Kim Gordon.

“Forget M/M, K/T is the Trip.” Fama & Fortune Bulletin 8 (Nov. 1991). Mike Kelley interviews Kim Gordon.

“In the Image of Man.” Carnegie International Volume 1 (New York: Rizzoli and Pittsburgh: The Carnegie Museum of Art, 1991): 94. Excerpt reprinted in Documents sur l’art (Autumn 1997): 136-37.

“Ahh. . .Youth!” 21st Century (Winter 1991-1992): 4-11.

“Larry Clark. In Youth Is Pleasure.” Flash Art (May-June 1992): 82-86. Reprinted in Kiss the Past Hello. Exh. cat. Larry Clark. New York: Luhrung Augustine, 2010. 15-19.

“Death and Transfiguration: A Letter From America.” Paul Thek. Exh. cat. Turin: Castello di Rivara. 15-20. Reprinted in Texte zur Kunst (Dec. 1992): 43-49; Paul Thek: Artist’s Artist. Exh. cat. Eds. Harald Falkenberg and Peter Weibel. Immenstadt: Eberl Graphische Betriebe, 2009; Une Anthologie de la revue Texte zur Kunst de 1990 à 1998. Eds. Catherine Chevalier and Andreas Fohr. Dijon: Les Presses du Réel, 2010.

“Phobic.” Tony Oursler: White Trash and Phobic. Exh. cat. Geneva: Centre d’Art Contemporain; Berlin: Kunst Werk, 1993. Excerpts reprinted in Tony Oursler: Dummies, Clouds, Organs, Flowers, Watercolors, Videotapes, Alters, Performances and Dolls. Exh. cat. Frankfurt: Portikus, 1995.

“White Trash (excerpts)” (1993) Tony Oursler: Dummies, Clouds, Organs, Flowers, Watercolors, Videotapes, Alters, Performances and Dolls. Exh. cat. Frankfurt: Portikus, 1995.

“Jutta Koether.” Journal of Contemporary Art (Cologne, Germany), (Summer 1994): 7-24.

Artist Statement and ‘Intervention.’ Radical Scavenger(s): The Conceptual Vernacular in Recent American Art. Exh. cat. Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art, 1994.

“Complex Event Postings” (1995) Educational Complex Onwards 1995-2008. Ed. Mike Kelley and Anne Pontegnie. Zurich: JRP Ringier, 2009.

“Goin’ Home, Goin’ Home.” The Thirteen Seasons (Heavy on the Winter) Exh. cat. Cologne: Jablonka Galerie: 1995. Reprinted in Painting at the Edge of the World, Ed. Douglas Fogle. Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 2001; Minor Histories, Ed. John Welchman. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2004; Educational Complex Onwards 1995-2008. Ed. Mike Kelley and Anne Pontegnie. Zurich: JRP Ringier, 2009.

“Mortal Remains.” Mortal Remains. Ed. Ricardo Bloch and Don Celender. Minneapolis: Intermedia Arts Minnesota, 1995.

“The Complex” (1995) Educational Complex Onwards 1995-2008. Ed. Mike Kelley and Anne Pontegnie. Zurich: JRP Ringier, 2009.

Artist Pages. The Now Art Book. Ed. Noriko Fuku. Tokyo: Korinsha Press and Co., Ltd., 1996. 84-86.

“Mike Kelley: From Timeless/Authorless #9, 18 30 34, 44, 66.” Whitewalls: A Journal of Language and Art 38 (1996): 4.

“Mike Kelley: Repressed Architectural Memory Replaced by Psychic Reality.” Architecture (New York) 15 (1996): 36-39. Reprinted in De Witte Raaf (Brussels) 96 (Mar.-Apr. 2002): 9; Minor Histories: Statements, Converations, Proposals, Ed. John Welchman. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2004; As “Educational Complex.” Educational Complex Onwards 1995-2008. Ed. Mike Kelley and Anne Pontegnie. Zurich: JRP Ringier, 2009.

“Missing Time: Works on Paper Reconsidered 1974-1976.” Missing Time Works on Paper 1974-1976 Reconsidered. Hannover, Germany: Kestner-Gessellschaft, 1995. Excerpts reprinted in Documents sur l’art, Autumn, 1997: 138-141. Reprinted in Minor Histories: Statements, Conversations, Proposals. Ed. John Welchman. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2004; Educational Complex Onwards 1995-2008. Ed. Mike Kelley and Anne Pontegnie. Zurich: JRP Ringier, 2009.

“Mike Kelley on the Aliens Among Us.” World Art 14 Nov. 1997: 48-53. Interview with M.A. Greenstein.

“Shall We Kill Daddy?” Origin and Destination. Exh. cat. Ed. Alighiero E Boetti and Douglas Huebler. Brussels: La Societe des Expositions du Beaux-Arts, 1997. 155-171. Also published in C31 Magazine (Dec. 1996-Jan. 1997) <http://strikingdistance.

com/c3i1.html>.

“David Askevold: The California Years.” David Askevold: Cultural Geographies and Other Works. Exh. cat. British Colombia: Confederation Centre Art Gallery and Museum, 1998.

“Timeless/Authorless.” Asteroid Impaired: Righteous American Fiction: Volume 1. Ed. Alexis Hall, Catherine Sullivan and Benjamin Weissman. Pasadena, California: Art Center College of Design, 1997.

“My Universal System is a Dystopian One.” Sin Titulo 5 (1998): 89-165. Interview with Jose Alvaro Perdices.

“Dyspeptic Universe: Cody Hyun Choi’s Pepto-Bismal Paintings.” Farewell to the 20th Century: Cody Choi. Exh. cat. New York: Kukje Gallery and Deitch Projects, 1998.

“Hollywood Filmic Language, Stuttered (Caltiki the Immortal Monster and Rose Hobart).” More and Less. Ed. Sylvere Lotringer. Pasadena, California: Art Center College of Design, 1999.

“Sublevel: Dim Recollection Illuminated by Multicolored Swamp Gas” Mike Kelley: Two Projects. Exh. cat. Braunschweig, Germany: Kunstvarein Braunschweig, 1999. Reprinted in Minor Histories, Statements, Conversations, Proposals. Ed. John Welchman. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2004; Educational Complex Onwards 1995-2008. Ed. Mike Kelley and Anne Pontegnie. Zurich: JRP Ringier, 2009.

“We Communicate Only Through Our Shared Dismissal of the Prelinguistic.” New Observations 118 (Spring 1998): 18-19. Also published in Wrong: The Journal of Highly Speculative Ideas. Ed. Brian McCormick. Pasadena, California: Art Center College of Design, 1999.

“The Greatest Tragedy of President Clinton’s Administration.” Let’s Entertain. Exh. cat. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Walker Art Museum; Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou, 2000. Text originally for poster published on the occasion of the exhibition “Mike Kelley” at Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, 1999.

To be read aloud (A lire a haute voix). Exh. cat. Vienna, Austria: Verlag Pakesch & Schlebrugge, 1999. Discussion between Mike Kelley and Franz West.

“Go West.” John Miller: Parallel Economies. Exh. cat. Grenoble, France: Magasin Centre D’Art Contemporain de Grenoble, 1999.

“The Meaning is Confused Spatiality, Framed.” Mike Kelley. Exh. cat. Grenoble, France: Magasin: Centre D’Art Contemporain de Grenoble, 1999. Essays by Yves Aupetitallot, Laurence Rickels and Mike Kelley.

“An Endless Script: Dialogue Between Tony Oursler and Mike Kelley.” Introjection: Tony Oursler Mid-Career Survey 1976-1999. Exh. cat. Ed. Deborah Rothschild. Williamstown: Williams College Museum of Art, 1999.

“Here Comes Everybody: A Conversation Between Jim Shaw and Mike Kelley.” Jim Shaw: Everything Must Go, 1974-1999. Exh. cat. Luxembourg: Casino Luxembourg; Santa Monica: Smart Art Press, 1999.

“Geheimgeschichten: Interviews with Mary Woronov, AA Bronson, Sebastian, and Pamela Des Barres.” Text zur Kunst (Sept. 1999). Interviews conducted by Mike Kelley, Diederich Diederichsen, and Juliane Rebentisch.

“Cross Gender/Cross Genre.” Performing Arts Journal 64, 22.1 (Jan. 2000):1-9. Reprinted in Mike Kelley, Peter Fischli, David Weiss. Exh. cat. Ingvild Goetz and Rainald Schumacher, eds. Munich: Sammlung Goetz: 2000.; Just Love Me: Post/Feminist Positions of the 1990s from the Goetz Collection. Exh. cat. Köln: Verlag Der Buchhandlung Walter König, 2002. 84-99.; (In German) Golden Years, Wilfried Prantner et. al, eds. Graz: Editon Camera Austria, 2006.; Mike Kelley. Exh cat. Karsten Lockemann and Stephan Urbaschek, eds. Munich: Ingvild Goetz: 2008.

“A Domestic Scene.” Kim’s Bedroom. Exh. cat. Paris: Purple Books, 2000.

“Alma Pater.” Mike Kelley, Peter Fischli and David Weiss. Exh. cat. Munich: Sammlung Goetz, 2000. Reprinted in Mike Kelley. Exh cat. Karsten Lockemann and Stephan Urbaschek, eds. Munich: Ingvild Goetz: 2008.

“Strange Früt: Rock Apocrypha , By the Destroy All Monsters Collective.” Artists Take on Detroit: Projects for the Tricentennial. Exh. cat. Detroit, Michigan: The Detroit Institute of Arts 2001. <http://www.dia.org/artiststake>. Also published in Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967. Exh. cat. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007.

“Artist/Critic.” When Down is Up: Ausgewählte Schriften 1987-1999. Ed. John Miller. Frankfurt: Revolver Archiv für aktuelle kunst, 2001.

“Myth Science.” Öyvind Fahlström: The Complete Graphics, Multiples, and Sound Works. Exh. cat. Vienna: BAWAG Foundation, 2001.

“An Academic Cut-Up, in Easily Digestible Paragraph-Sized Chunks Or THE NEW KING OF POP: DR. KONSTANTIN RAUDIVE.” Sonic Process. Exh. cat. Paris: Éditions du Centre Geeorges Pompidou, 2002. English language version published in Grey Room 11 (Spring 2003).

“Mike Kelley.” Francis Picabia. Exh. cat. Paris: Musée d’Art Modern de la Ville de Paris, 2002.

“Reversals, Recyclings, Completions, and Late Additions.” Press release for Metro Pictures, Inc., New York, 2002. Reprinted in Educational Complex Onwards 1995-2008. Ed. Mike Kelley and Anne Pontegnie. Zurich: JRP Ringier, 2009.

“Ufology: Aesthetics of UFO’s.” 1997/2002. Blastitude 13 (Aug. 2002).

Foul Perfection: Essays and Criticism. Ed. John C. Welchman. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2003.

“Mike Kelley Talks to Dennis Cooper.” Artforum (40th Anniversary Special Issue, The 1980s: Part Two) (Apr. 2003). 224-225+.

“Excerpts from A Conversation: Mike Kelley and A.A. Bronson.” General Idea Editions: 1967-1995. Exh. cat. Ed. Barbara Fischer. Mississauga, Ontario: Blackwood Gallery University of Toronto at Mississauga, 2003.

“Black Out.” Minor Histories: Statements, Conversations, Proposals. Ed. John Welchman. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2004. Reprinted in Educational Complex Onwards 1995-2008. Ed. Mike Kelley and Anne Pontegnie. Zurich: JRP Ringier, 2009.

Minor Histories: Statements, Conversations, Proposals. Ed. John Welchman. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2004. “Sonic Youth by Mike Kelley.” Interview (Aug. 2004): 94-95. Mike Kelley interviews Sonic Youth.

“Mike Kelley, Tony Oursler: Entretien” L’Horreur Comique: Esthétique Du Slapstick. Paris: Centre du Pompidou, 2004: 147-157.

“Memory Ware.” Minor Histories: Statements, Conversations, Proposals. Ed. John Welchman. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2004. Reprinted as “Double Contour with Side Bars and Memory Ware.” Educational Complex Onwards 1995-2008. Ed. Mike Kelley and Anne Pontegnie. Zurich: JRP Ringier, 2009.

Interviews, Conversations and Chit-Chat (1986-2004). Ed. John C. Welchman. Zurich: JRP/Ringier; Dijon: Les Presses du réel, 2005.

“New Introduction to the Uncanny” and “Playing With Dead Things.” Les Cahiers du Musée national d’art moderne (Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou) 93 (Fall 2005): 20-47. “Playing with Dead Things” originally published in The Uncanny. Exh. cat. Arnhem, The Netherlands: Sonsbeek, 1993. “New Introduction to the Uncanny” originally published in The Uncanny by Mike Kelley, Artist. Exh. cat. Liverpool: Tate Liverpool; Vienna: MUMoK, 2004; Excerpt reprinted in Colour: Documents of Contemporary Art. David Batchelor, ed. London: Whitechapel: 195-198.

“Legend Tripping.” Cameron Jamie. Exh. cat. Graz: Kunstlerhaus Graz, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2006. 23-33.

“John Duncan: Los Angeles, late 1970’s/early 1980’s,” John Duncan: Works 1975 to 2005. Los Angeles: Errant Bodies Press (Critical Ear Series, Vol. 3), 2006.

“Best of 2006: Mike Kelley.” Artforum (Dec. 2006): 282-283.

Carole Caroompas. Los Angeles: Western Project: 2007.

“Urban Gothic” (1985) and “Playing with Dead Things: On the Uncanny (1993/2004f).” The Gothic. Documents of Contemporary Art Series. Ed. Gilda Williams. London: Whitechapel Ventures Limited; Cambridge: MIT Press, 2007. 36-37; 174-182.

“Day Is Done” Day Is Done. Exh. cat. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007. Excerpt published as “Extracurricular Activity Projective Reconstruction #1 (A Domestic Scene).” Minor Histories: Statements, Conversations, Proposals. Ed. John Welchman. Cambrige: MIT Press, 2004.; Reprinted as “Day Is Done: Extracurricular Activity Projective Reconstructions #2-32.” Educational Complex Onwards 1995-2008. Ed. Mike Kelley and Anne Pontegnie. Zurich: JRP Ringier, 2009.

Essay on Guy de Cointet. Artforum 45.10, 2007.

“Is it Mike Enough?” Mike’s World. Exh. cat. Austin, Texas: Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin, 2007. 14-30. Mike Kelley interviews Mike Smith.

“Mike Kelley on Andy Warhol.” Andy Warhol: A Guide to 706 Items in 2 Hours 56 Minutes. Exh. Cat. Ed. Eva Meyer-Hermann. Rotterdam: NAi Publishers, 2007: 31-33.

“Mytforskning: Mike Kelley om Öyvind Fahlström.” Öyvind Fahlström: Med världen som spelplan (The World as a Game). Exh. Cat. Ed. Sophie Allgåardh. Halmstad: Printografen, 2007. 106-129.

“Rose Hobart II” (2007) Educational Complex Onwards 1995-2008. Ed. Mike Kelley and Anne Pontegnie. Zurich: JRP Ringier, 2009.

“Playing with Dead Things.” Colour: Documents of Contemporary Art. Ed. David Batchelor. London: Whitechapel, 2008. 195-198. Originally published in The Uncanny. Exh. cat. Arnhem, The Netherlands: Sonsbeek, 1993.

“Presenting the Preservationist Journal of Hick Erotic Folklore.” Sex to Sexty. Ed. Dian Hanson. Los Angeles: Taschen, 2008. Reprinted in Taschen (Germany) 2008: 20-21.

“In the Weave of Reason: Mike Kelley on David Askevold (1940-2008).” Artforum. (Summer 2008): 70.

“Cultivation by Radioactivity.” Tetsumi Kudo: Garden of Metamorphosis. Exh. cat. Ed: Doryun Chong. New York: Distributed Art Publishers, 2008.

“Horizontal Tracking Shots: Notebook Entries.” Horizontal Tracking Shots. Exh. cat. New York: Gagosian Gallery, 2009.

“Photographs/Sculptures.” Mike Kelley: Photographs/Sculptures. Exh. cat. Tokyo: Wako Works of Art, 2009.

“Uncleaned Aquarium of the Cosmos.” Mike Kelley: Photographs/Sculptures. Exh. cat. Tokyo: Wako Works of Art, 2009.

“Emotional Rescue: The Film and Performance Works of Marnie Weber. Marnie Weber in Conversation with Mike Kelley,” Marnie Weber. Ed. Yves Aupetitallot. Exh. cat. Grenoble: Magasin, 2010.

“Body of Influence: Six Views on Paul Thek,” Artforum (January 2011): 161.