FINCH, Spencer

(1962-XX), USA
  • Name: FINCH, Spencer
  • Born: 1962, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
  • Live/Active: Lives And Works In Brooklyn, USA
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EDUCATION

Rhode Island School of Design Providence, RI M.F.A. in Sculpture 1989
Hamilton College Clinton, NY B.A. in Comparative Literature 1985
Doshisha University Kyoto, Japan 1983-1984

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2009 “Dutch Grey,” Wall House #2, Groningen, Netherlands
“The Brain--is wider than the sky--,“ Postmasters Gallery, New York
“Light, Time, Chemistry,” Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago
“As if the sea should part And show a further sea.” Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane,
Australia
2008 “Gravity Always Wins,” Dundee Centre for Contemporary Art, Scotland
“Spencer Finch”, The Common Guild, Glasgow, Scotland
“Lux and Lumen,” Lisson Gallery, London
“First Sight,” Dunedin Public Art Gallery, New Zealand
2007 “In Praise of Shadows,” Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin
“What Time Is It on the Sun?” MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA
“A Certain Slant of Light,” Postmasters Gallery, New York
“One Way or the Other,” Galleri Brandstrom Stene, Stockholm, Sweden
2006 “Somewhere Else,” Galleria Suzy Shammah, Milan, Italy
“H2O”, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago
2005 “The Cave of Making,” Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris
“Through a Glass, Darkly,” Mala Gallery, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia
“The Importance of Elsewhere,” Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco
“Prussian Blue,” Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin
2004 “as much of noon as i can take between my finite eyes,” Postmasters Gallery, New York
2003 “Mars Black,” Portikus, Frankfurt
“New Works: 03.2, Spencer Finch, Koo Jeong-a, Erik Swenson” ArtPace, San Antonio, TX
“Winter Light,” Galleri Brandstrom & Stene, Stockholm, Sweden
“Spencer Finch: Project No. 1,” Espace Cultural Andre Malraux, Le Jardin Refuge, Gattieres, France
2002 “From things you can’t remember to things you can’t forget”, Postmasters Gallery, New York
2001 “Blue Red White,” Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris
“Here and There,” Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago
“Spencer Finch: Camera Lucida,” Bildhuset, Stockholm, Sweden
2000 “Up,” Postmasters Gallery, New York
1999 Bildhuset, Stockholm
“Wandering lost upon the mountains of our choice,” Postmasters Gallery, New York
1998 “From an Occult Diary,” Galleri Andreas Brandström, Stockholm, Sweden
1997 “Periscope (for August Strindberg),” Artnode, Stockholm, Sweden
“Spencer Finch/Matrix 133,” Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
Postmasters Gallery, New York
1996 Galleri Roger Björkholmen, Stockholm, Sweden
1995 Collective Gallery, Edinburgh
Galleri Adlercreutz-Björkholmen, Stockholm, Sweden
Postmasters Gallery, New York
1994 Nordanstad Gallery, New York
Postmasters Gallery, New York
1993 “Literal Truth” (with Paul Ramirez Jonas,) Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
1992 Tomoko Liguori Gallery, New York


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2009 “Earth: Art of a Changing World,” Royal Academy of Arts, London
“Making Worlds,” 53rd International Venice Biennale, Italy
“Le Sang d'un Poète,” Frac des Pays de la Loire, Carquefou, France.
“Holland Mania,” Museum De Lakenhal Leiden, Netherlands
“Carnival Within - An Exhibition Made in America”, Uferhallen, Berlin, Germany
“Shaping Space,” James Cohan Gallery, New York
2008 “Equivalence: Acts of Translation in Contemporary Art,” Museum of Fine Art, Houston, Texas
“Fear Minus One,” Univ. of California, San Diego; University Art Gallery, La Jolla, California
“50 Moons of Saturn,” Turin Triennale, Italy
“to:Night: Contemporary Representation of the Night,” Hunter College Art Gallery - Times Square,
New York
“The Light Project,” The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis, MO
“Toys R Us,” Galleri Brandstrom Stene, Stockholm, Sweden
“High Resolution: Artists Projects at the Armory,” Park Avenue Armory, New York
“Visions Nocturnes,” Centre d’art Contemporain, Noissy-le-Sec, France
“A Matter of Time,” Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York
2007 “Henry David Thoreau,” Wave Hill, Bronx, NY
“Licht-Glas-Transparenz,” Kunsthalle Osnabruck, Germany
“Domestic Irony: A Curious Glance into Italy’s Private Collections,” Museum of Modern and
Contemporary Art, Bolzano, Italy
“Refract, Reflect, Project: Light Work from the Collection,” Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture
Garden, Washington, D.C.
“Lucky Day,” San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2006 “Light x Eight: The Hanukkah Project”, The Jewish Museum, New York
“Artificial Light,” Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, traveling to
Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
“Nichts/Nothing,” Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
“Into Black,” Western Bridge, Seattle, WA
“Juxtapositions (2) View-Vista-Perspective,” Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York
“Subject,” Lyman Art Museum, New London, CT
“Colour and Perception,” Sherborne House, Dorset, England
“Die Couch: Vom Denken im Liegen/The Couch: Thinking in Repose,” Sigmund Freud Museum,
Vienna, Austria
“Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore,” Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm, Sweden
“A Tribute to Paul Cezanne,” Yvon Lambert Gallery, New York
“The Materialization of Sensibility: Art and Alchemy,” curated by Klaus Ottman, Leslie Tonkonow
Artworks+Projects, New York
“The Starry Messenger: Visions of the Universe,” Compton Verney, Warwickshire, UK
“The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama,” UCLA Fowler Museum, Los Angeles, CA
“Backdrop,” Bloomberg Space, London
2005 “Land-E-scape,” Postmasters Gallery, New York
“Meteorologic Phenomena,” Wave Hill, Bronx, NY
“Over Sight,” Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson
“Blur of the Otherworldly: Contemporary Art, Technology, and the Paranormal,” The Center for Art
and Visual Culture, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD
“Untitled” curated by Kristin Chambers, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara,
CA
“Lichtkunst Aus Kunstlicht/Light Art from Artificial Light,” ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
“The Shadow,” Vestsjaellands Kunstmuseum, Soro, Denmark
“Color after Klein: Rethinking Colour in Modern and Contemporary Art,” Barbican Art Center,
London, UK
“In the Neighborhood of Infinity,” curated by Charles LaBelle, Sixteen_One Gallery, Los Angeles
“Working on Paper: From Drawings to Ammo,” Bank, Los Angeles
“Here and Elsewhere,” curated by Jen Mergel, Center For Curatorial Studies, Annandale on Hudson,
NY
2004 “schwEDEN: 9 Paradies-Projekte Kunst, Comics, Film, Musik, Literatur, Apfel und vieles mehr,”
Nordische Botschaften, Berlin, Germany
“Nothing Compared to This (Ambient, Incidental, and New Minimal Tendencies in Recent Art),”
The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
“Freud: The Creative Analysis of Analysis,” Atrium Gallery, University of Connecticut, Storrs
“Astonishing Knowledge,“ curated by Claire Barliant, CCS Museum Bard College, Annandale-on-
Hudson, NY
“A Fripon Et Demi,” Collection Lambert au Avignon, Avignon France
“Biennial Exhibition,” The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
“Indivisible Cities,” curated by Jason Paradis, Bill Maynes Gallery, New York
2003 “The Paper Sculpture Show,” Sculpture Center, Queens, NY, (organized by “Cabinet” and
Independent Curators International)
“Pale Fire,” Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin, Germany
“Photographier,” Collection Lambert, Avignon
“Hot Summer Cool,” Postmasters Gallery, New York
2002 “[acquiring taste],” Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
“The Charles Carpenter Jr. Collection, Fifty Years of Supporting the New,” The Aldrich Museum of
Contemporary Art, Ridgefield CT
2001 “Small is Beautiful,” Galerie Gabriell Maubrie, Paris, France
“The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: A Spaghetti Western,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver,
CO
“Waterworks,” The Nordic Watercolor Museum, Skarhamn, Sweden
“Once, then something,” Sculpture Center, New York
2000 “Art on Paper,” Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC
“Full Serve,” curated by Kenny Schachter, 547 W. 27th Street, New York
“Made You Look!,” Austin Museum of Art-Laguna Gloria, Austin, TX
“The Sea & The Sky,” Beaver College Art Gallery, Glenside, PA, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin,
Ireland
1999 “Eye Spy,” Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX
“Conceptual Art as Neurobiological Praxis, Threadwaxing Space, New York
“Paradise 8,”, Exit Art, New York
1998 “Sensaround,” Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, New York
1997 “Onomatopeia”, curated by Anthony Iannacci, Studio La Citta, Verona
1996 “A Scattering Matrix,” curated by Jane Hart, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
“The Charles Carpenter Collection,” Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, The Whitney Museum of
American Art, New York
“Between the Acts,” C/O Gallery, Oslo, Ice Box, Athens, Greece
“Clarity,” curated by Grant Samuelsen, NIU Art Museum Gallery, Chicago
“Between the Acts,” Ice Box, Athens, Greece
1995 Nordanstad Gallery, New York
“Norfolk 95,” Yale/Norfolk Art Program, Yale Summer School of Music and Art, Norfolk, CT
“Looky Loo,” Sculpture Center, New York
“Four Views from Earth,” Yerba Buena Center For the Arts, San Francisco, CA
1994 “Promising Suspects,” The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
“Part II,” Sandra Gering Gallery, New York
“The Cave of Making: Jeskyne Navratu,” Exhibition Hall Mánes, Prague, Czech Republic
SMArt Fair, Stockholm, Sweden
1993 “Things you can't remember/Things you can't forget,” Tomoko Liguori Gallery, New York
“Traces…,” Nordanstand Gallery, New York
“A Collector’s Choice,” Joan T. Washburn Gallery, New York
“Snap!” Tomoko Linguori Gallery, New York
“Add Hot Water,” Sandra Gering Gallery, New York
“New Prints and Multiples,” Tomoko Liguori Gallery, New York
1992 “Unfair,” Nordanstand-Skarstedt booth, Cologne, Germany
“Morality Café,” Postmasters Gallery, New York, curated by Kenny Schachter
“Travel and Leisure: Drawings by Artists on Vacation,” Four Walls, Brooklyn, NY
“Unlearning,” 142 Greene Street New York, NY, curated by Kenny Schachter
1991 “Home for June,” Home For Contemporary Theater and Art, New York
“From Sculpture,” BACA Downtown, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Kenny Schachter
1990 BACA Downtown, Brooklyn, NY
1989 Langston Hughes Center for the Arts, Providence, RI
1989 Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI with Paul Ramirez
1988 Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI

COMMISSIONS

2008 Stavanger Aftenbladet, Stavanger, Norway; “Star Map”
2005 High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA; “The Cave of Making”
2005 Bloomberg LLC, New York; “Atlantic Ocean (Sunrise)”

PUBLIC PROJECTS/PERFORMANCES

2009 “Civil Court House Project,” Haarlem, Netherlands (upcoming)
2009 “Calais Maine Border Project,” Calais, Maine (upcoming)
2009 “The River that Flows Both Ways,” The Highline, New York
2008 “Bee Purple,” Park Avenue Armory, New York
2005 “Three Atmospheric Studies,” The Forsythe Company, Frankfurt, Germany
1996 “Apples and Oranges,” The Gramercy International Contemporary Art Fair with Paul Ramirez Jonas
1993 “Applesauce,” with Paul Ramirez Jonas, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
1992 “Telephone,” Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY with Paul Ramirez Jonas
1991 “Masterpieces without the Director,” with Paul Ramirez Jonas, Creative Time, New York
“Enemies of Promise,” with Paul Ramirez Jonas, 142 Greene Street New York
1990 “The Death of Anton Webern” Dixon Place New York, NY
“45 Questions About Water,” participatory mural project, The New York Aquarium at Coney
Island, Brooklyn
1989 Rhode Island Public Transit Authority, Bus Shelter Design
“Containment” with Paul Ramirez Jonas, The Young Communists League, Brown University,
Providence, RI,
“Book Smelling,” with Paul Ramirez Jonas, Benefit Street Post Office, Providence, RI
1988 “Twinkie Smashing,” Providence, RI

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2009
Saltz, Jerry. “Who Says Names Don’t Matter?” New York Magazine (November 16th, 2009).
Glopnik, Blake. “Head North and Follow the Signs of Contemporary Times.” Washington Post (November 22,
2009).
Vetrocq, Marcia E. “Worlds Enough, and Time: Daniel Birnbaum’s Biennale.” Art in America. (September
2009).
Dailey, Meghan. “In The Studio.” Art+Auction. (September 2009)
Rosenberg, Karen. “The Week Ahead.” The New York Times. (June 14th, 2009).
Walleston, Aimee. “Flowing Both Ways: Spencer Finch Re-routes the High Line.” Art in America. (June 9th,
2009).
McKingney, Erin. “Cool Science, Hot Art.” IC View, Ithaca, NY (Spring 2009)
Vogel, Varol. “Seeing the Hudson River Through 700 Windows.” The New York Times. (May 22, 2009).
Sorensen, Rosemary, “Artist demands about-face to see the light.” Australian (April 3, 2009)

2008
Mottram, Jack. “He’s Brought the Weather with Him.” The Herald, Edinburgh. (November 21, 2008). 20.
Logan, Gary. “Reflections in Glass.” Hopkins Children’s. (Fall 2008). 42-43.
Black, Catriona. “Drawn Closer.” Sunday Herald, Edinburgh. (November 9, 2008). 28.
Jeffrey, Moira. “Blue Sky Thinking.” Scotland on Sunday. (November 2, 2008). 20.
Mansfield, Susan. “Everything illuminated.” The Scotsman, Edinburgh. (October 31, 2008). 11.
Middleton, Alison. “Famous US artist’s work on display in Dundee.” Press and Journal. (October 25, 2008).
Benson, Nigel. “Seeing the light.” Otago Daily Times, New Zealand (May 8 2008): 37-38.
Cash, Stephanie. “The Finch Effect.” Art in America, no.1 (January 2008): 98-104.

2007
Oatman, Michael. “Begin Morning Civil Twilight.” Chronogram. (November 2007). 44-47.
Chamberlain, Colby. “Spencer Finch.” Artforum.com (November 1, 2007
Amy, Michaël. “Spencer Finch.” Tema Celeste. (September/October 2007). 78-79.
Knight, Marina. “Mad Scientist.” Berkshire Living. (October 2007). 30-35
Ryan, Paul. “Artificial Light.” Art Papers 31, no. 2 (March/April 2007). 48-49.
Genocchio, Benjamin. “Discovering the Insight in Repetition.” The New York Times. (October 21, 2007).
Ramanathan, Lavanya. “New Opportunities of Enlightenment.” Washington Post (February 15, 2007). C13.
Nilsson, Hakan. “Spencer Finch Pa Brandstrom & Stene, Stockholm.” Dagens Nyheter (March 17, 2007).
Madestrand, Bo. “Ljushuvud.” Dagens Nyheter, Pa stan sec., March 1, 2007.
Lindberg, Katji. “Magiska upplevelser av ljus och morker.” Svenska Dagbladet, (March 17, 2007).
Smith, Roberta. “Space Redefined in Chelsea: Clean, Messy, Giant.” The New York Times. (April 13, 2007). E29.
Sheets, Hilarie M. “Waves of Light,” ARTnews, March 2007. (cover image) 131-33.
Genocchio, Benjamin. “Modern Ripples from Walden Pond”. The New York Times. (July 22, 2007).
Johnson, Ken. “Playing with the Past While Examining the Fault Lines of Memory.” The Boston Globe. (June 22,
2007). E3.
Goodbody, Bridget L. “Trying to Capture a Trick of Light, a Tug of Memory.” The New York Times (June 19,
2007), E3.
Godfrey, Mark. “A Rainbow in Brooklyn/On Spencer Finch.” Parkett 79 (June 2007).
“Spencer Finch: Postmasters.” The New Yorker. (April 23, 2007). 14-15.
Sheets, Hilarie M. “Waves of Light.” Artnews. (March 2007). 130-133.
Jenkins, Steven. “Lucky Day: Taking a Cue from Tom Waits.” San Francisco Bay Guardian. (February 28, 2007).
44.
Oliver, Scott. “Lucky Day at SF Arts Commission Gallery.” Shotgun Review. (February 16, 2007).
Harmanci, Reyhan. “Landscapes Past.” San Francisco Chronicle. (January 25, 2007).

2006
Ryan, Paul. Review of Artificial Light. Art Papers. (December 2006).
Green, Tyler. “Spencer Finch does Niagara Falls.” ArtsJournal.com. (October 16, 2006).
---“Artificial Light at the Anderson Gallery.” Artdaily.com. (October 13, 2006).
Richard, Paul. “Aglow With The Old: ‘Artificial Light’ Show Pulses with Flashbacks to Familiar Images” The
Washington Post, (September 27, 2006): C4, Col. 3.
Proctor, Roy. “Shining Examples.” Richmond Times-Dispatch. (September 10, 2006).
---“Who’s Plugged in?” Interior Design. (August 2006).
Laster, Paul. “Interview with John Revenal.” Artkrush 39 (August 23, 2006).
http://www.artkrush.com/mailer/issue39/ineterview
Durant and Marsching. “Blur of the Otherworldly: Contemporary Art, Technology and the Paranormal.” Issues
in Cultural Theory 9, Center for Art and Visual Culture, University of Maryland Baltimore County, 2006.
Marinelli, Lydia. “Die Couch: Vom Denken im Liegen/The Couch: Thinking in Repose.” Sigmund Freud Museum
Exhibition Catalog, 2006. 
Rayfiel, Thomas. “Artists on Artists: Thomas Rayfiel on Spencer Finch.” Bomb Magazine no.97, (fall 2006): 76-
77. 
Leslie, John. “The Starry Messenger: Visions of the Universe.” Compton Verney Exhibition Catalog, 2006.
Weinhart, Martina and Max Hollein. “Nichts/Nothing,” Schirn Kunstalle Frankfurt Exhibition Catalog, 2006. 
Artner, Alan. “Digital Creations Open The Door on 'Judgment'.” Chicago Tribune, May 26 2006. 21
Princenthal, Nancy. “Willing Spirits: Art of the Paranormal” Art in America 94, no. 2 (February 2006): 104-113,
144.

2005
Ratner, Megan. “Spencer Finch: Postmasters Gallery, New York, USA” Frieze 89 (March 2005): 124.
Panero, James. “The New York Art Fairs.” New Criterion 23, no. 8 (April 2005): 51-54.
Kabat-Zinn, Jon. “Heating Mind, Healing Body.” Tricycle 14, no. 3 (spring 2005): 52-55
Huster, Wiebke. “Blau wie…Kunst! Das alteste Pigment ist Preubischblau. Spencer Finchs Ausstellung ‘Prussian
Blue’ Labt es leuchten.” Frankfurter Allgemeine, March 6, 2005, 71.
Hamblyn, Richard. “A Celestial Journey” Tate Etc., no. 5 (fall 2005): 84-91.
Green, Alison. “Colour After Klein” Art Monthly 288 (July-August 2005): 35-36.

Dailey, Meghan. “Spencer Finch.” Vitamin D New Perspectives in Drawing, Phaidon, 2005. 
Genocchio, Benjamin. “Modern Mishmash at the Wadsworth.” New York Times, Nov. 13 2005.
Baker, Kenneth. “Creativity Comes Slipping Through the Cracks.” San Francisco Chronicle, Sept. 10 2005.E10
Finch, Spencer. “Colors/Pistachio.” Cabinet, Issue 16, Winter 2005.
Princenthal, Nancy. “Willing Spirits: Art of the Paranormal.” Art in America, February 2006, pp. 105
Glaze, Violet. “Perfectly Paranormal.” Baltimore’s City Paper, Vol 29, No. 48, November 7, 2005.
Gopnik, Blake. “The Artist Who Manufactured Dawn.” The Washington Post, April 10, 2005.
Birnbaum, Daniel. “1000 Words: Spencer Finch.” Artforum, April 2005.
Frantiska and Tim Gilman-Sevcik. “Spencer Finch.” Flash Art, January/February 2005.
Hudson, Suzanne. “Spencer Finch.” Artforum 43 no. 5, January 2005. 182-83.
Gilman-Sevnik, Frantiska, and Tim Gilman-Sevnik. “Postmasters: Spencer Finch.” Flash Art 38, no. 240
January/February 2005.

2004
Ludwin, Victoria. “Spencer Finch: As Much of Noon As I Can Take between My Finite Eyes.” Artcritical.com
(December 2004). http://www.artcritical.com/judwin/VLFinch.htm.
Rosenberg, Karen. “Art: Opening Kindred Spirits.” preview-Arts, New York Magazine, October 25, 2004. 116.
Mehta, Nina. “The Curiously Dissociative Work of Spencer Finch.” Multimedia Visions Magazine,
October/December 2004. 1, 4-7.
Reena, Jana, “Spencer Finch.” TimeOut, New York, November 11-17, 2004.
---Goings On About Town, “Spencer Finch.” The New Yorker, November 22, 2004.
Sholis, Brian. “Spencer Finch”, critics picks, Artforum online, October 23-November 20, 2004.
Gopnik, Blake. “Spencer Finch” within “The Whitney Biennial Ten Choices.” The Washington Post, March 14,
2004.
---“What Is Really on the Mind of the Artist?” New York Times, April 2004. 14 CN 6

2003
Rimanelli, David. “Best of 2003.” Artforum 42, no. 4, December 2003. 115-17.
LaBelle, Charles. “Eclipse: Spencer Finch.” Frieze 75 May 2003, 66-69.
Weathersby, William Jr. “Artist Spencer Finch Offers a Meditation on the Quality of Light Cast by Troy’s
Dawn Sky.” The Architectural Record 191, no. 2, February 2003. 189.
Danicke, Sandra. “Alle Zeit fur ‘the’: Ceal Floyer und Spencer Finch mit vielen Ubergangen in Frankfurter
Portikus.” Frankfurter Rundschau, November 17, 2003. 14

2002
Stern, Steven. “Spencer Finch at Postmasters.” Time Out New York, December 12 -26, 2002, 112.
Levin, Kim. “Short List: Art, Spencer Finch.” Village Voice, December 10, 2002. 76.
Birnbaum, Daniel. “Best of 2002.” Artforum 41, no. 4 December 2002. 118-119
Attias, Laurie. “Spencer Finch and Claude Leveque.” ARTnews 101, no. 1 January 2002.
---“On Exhibit: Art Chicago 2002’s Freed Thinkers.” Chicago Reader, May 10 2002. 34

2001
Russ, Sabine, and Gregory Volk. “Once, Then Something.” NY Arts (March 2001): 19.
Levin, Kim. “Waterworks: U.S. Akvarell.” Sweden, Catalog, 2001.
Volk, Gregory. “Spencer Finch at Postmasters” review, Art In America 89 no. 9 (September 2001): 154.
Godfrey, Mark. “Spencer Finch.” review, Frieze 59, May 2001.
Saul, Anton. “Color Commentary: The Art of Spencer Finch.” Artforum 39, no. 8 April 2001. 125
Clifford, Katie. “Once, Then Something.” ARTnews 100, no.8 September 2001. 178-179

2000
Sozanski, Edward J. “ a Stripped-down Contemporary Take on Nature and the Sublime.” Philadelphia Enquirer,
March 5, 200. L15
Rice, Robin. “Natural Wonders.” City Paper (Philadelphia), March 9-16, 2000, 38.
Levin, Kim. “Short List: Art, Spencer Finch.” Village Voice, December 5, 2000. 82.
Johnson, Ken. “Art Guide, Galleries: Chelsea, Spencer Finch.” New York Times, December 8, 2000, E2.
Hartigan, Marianne. “Where the Sea Meets the Sky in Breathtaking Art” Sunday Tribune (Dublin) July 23
2000.
Allen, Nicholas. “A Glimpse of the Infinite.” Source 24, Fall 2000. 54
---“Art Guide Galleries: Chelsea, Spencer Finch.” New York Times, December 8, 2000. E44
Dunne, Aidan. “When the Sky’s Not the Limit.” Irish Times, August 8, 2000. 2
Fallon, Roberta. “Of This Earth.” Philadelphia Weekly, March 1, 2000. 51

1999
Russ, Sabine, and Gregory Volk. “Once, Then Something.” NYArts, March 2001.
Anton, Saul. “Spencer Finch.” Art & Text, May 1999.
Ziolkowski, Thad. “Spencer Finch at Postmasters” Artforum 37, no. 8, April 1999. 125-26.

1998
Rostovsky, Peter. “Spencer Finch, Blind Man’s Bluff: Postmasters.” zingmagazine, no. 2 (winter 1998): 175-77.
Madestrand, Be. “Eye Pokes, Hairdressers, and Negative Theology.”
Merge , magazine project for issue #0, spring 1998.

1997
---“Quickies: He Knows How to Suffer for his Art.” Hartford Advocate, May 15, 1997, 5.
Henry, Max. “Spencer Finch” Zingmagazine no. 4 (summer 1997) 227-28.
McNally, Owen..“The Elusive Image.” The Hartford Courant, May 25, 1997. G1, G8.
Rosoff, Patricia. “Perception Colors Everything.” The Hartford Advocate,” May 1, 1997. 17.
Rondeau, James. “Spencer Finch.” catalogue essay, Matrix Gallery, Wadsworth Atheneum, May 1997.
Ebony, David. “David Ebony’s New York Top Ten: Spencer Finch at Postmasters.” Artnet, January 4- February
8, 1997. http://www.artnet.com/magazine_pre2000/reviews/ebony/finch.asp.

1996
Hixson, Kathryn. “Clarity” New Art Examiner 23, no. 9 (May 1006) 42-43.
Camper, Fred. “Art; Focus on the Invisible.” Chicago Reader, April 5, 1996. 26
Fioretos, Aris. “Translations: Finch’s Disregard.” Kris, Summer 1996. 90-95

1995
Montgomery, Robert. “In the Pink.” The List: Glasgow and Edinburgh Events Guide August 25-September 7,
1995.
Levin, Ken. “Spencer Finch/Christian Schumann/Janine Antoni.” Village Voice, April 4, 1995, 8.
Henry, Clare. “Spencer Finch, Collective Gallery” The Heraid (Glasgow) August 16, 1995. 14
Findlay, Judith. “Edinburgh: Spencer Finch at the Collective Gallery.” review, Flash Art, no. 28
November/December 1995.
Gooding, Mel. “Sense and Sensibility.” Art Monthly, October 1995.
---The List, 25 August–7 Sept, 1995.
Flowers, Clare. “Interesting People, Uninteresting Show.” The Scotsman, August 28, 1995.
Cash, Stephanie. Art in America 83, no. 10 November 1995. 125-126
Aris Fioretos, Kris. (Sweden) “Finch’s Disregard.” February 1995.
Birnbaum, Daniel, and Sven-Olov Wallenstein. “In the Labyrinth of Perception.” Material Journal of
Contemporary Art 24, no. 3 March 1995. 2-3

1994
Zimmer, William. “In Ridgefield, Works by 15 Painters and Sculptors.” The New York Times December 18,
1994. CN20.

1993
---The Hartford Courant, Arts. October 17, 1993.
Levin, Kim. “Art: Add Hot Water” The Village Voice Choice March 23, 1993. 67.

1992
Glueck, Grace. “Gallery Watch.” New York Observer, October 5, 1992.
Levin, Kim. The Village Voice Art in Brief October 27, 1992.
Mahoney, Robert. “New York in Review” Arts Magazine 66, no. 7 March 1992. 77-86
Image, Nikkei. (Japan) Climate Forecast December 1992.

1991
Atkins, Robert. “Scene And Heard.” The Village Voice, October 1, 1991. 100
Collins, Glenn. “Making an Art of the Met Tour.” New York Times, Sept. 26, 1991. C15
Molloy, Joanna. “ Page Six” The New York Post, June 5, 1991. 6.
---Goings on About Town, The New Yorker, Answering Art July 7, 1991.


SOLO EXHIBITION CATALOGUES AND BROCHURES

2009
Chambers, Nicholas. “As if the sea should part, And show a further sea”. Exhibition catalog. Queensland Art
Gallery. Brisbane, Australia. 2009

2008
Common Guild “Spencer Finch.” Exhibition brochure. Glasgow, Scoltland. 2008.
Dundee Contemporary Arts. “Gravity Always Wins.” Exhibition brochure. Dundee, Scotland. 2008.
Galerie Nordenhake. “Spencer Finch: Shadows (After Atget).” Art Unlimited: Basel, Switzerland. 2008.

2007
Kunsthalle Dominikanerkirche. “Licht-Glas-Transparenz.” Exhibition catalog. Osnabrück, Germany. 2007.
Cross, Susan. “Spencer Finch: What Time Is It on the Sun.” Exhibition catalog. MASS MoCA, North Adams,
MA, 2007.
Hudson, Suzanne. “Spencer Finch.” Exhibition brochure. San Antonio: Artpace, 2007
“Spencer Finch: New Works (Light Installations).” Exhibition brochure, Stockholm: Brändstrom-Stene, 2007.

2005
“Spencer Finch: Through a Glass Darkly.” Exhibition brochure. Ljubljana, Slovenia: Moderna galerija/Museum
of Modern Art, 2005.

2003
“Spencer Finch.” Frankfurt Am Main: Portikus 2003. Exhbition catalogue/artist project

1997
Birnbaum, Daniel. “Periscope (for August Strindberg).” Exhibition brochure. Stockholm: Art Node, 1997.
Rondeau, James. Spencer Finch/MATRIX 133. Exh. Brochure. Hartford: Wadsworth Atheneum of Art, 1997.

1995
Rayfiel, Thomas. “Trying to Remember the Color of Jackie Kennedy’s Pillbox Hat.” Exhibition brochure.
Edinburgh: Collective Gallery, 1995.

GROUP EXHIBITION CATALOGUES AND BROCHURES

2009
Birnbaum, Daniel, Volz, Jochen. “Making Worlds,” Exhibition catalogue. Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy.

2008
Fried, Laura. “The Light Project,” Exhibition brochure. The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts. St. Louis. 2008.
Birnbaum, Daniel. “50 Moons of Saturn,” Exhibition catalogue. T2 Torino Triennale, Torino, Italy. 2008.
Pissarro, Joachim, Mara Hoberman, and Julia Moreno. “to:Night: Contemporary Representation of the Night”
Exhibition catalogue. The Hunter College Art Galleries, Times Square Gallery, New York, 2008.
Vicente, Anne-Lou. “Visions Nocturnes,” Centre d’art Contemporain, Noissy-le-Sec, France

2007
Ragaglia, Letizia. “Domestic Irony: A Curious Glance into Italy’s Private Collections,” Museion/Museum of
Modern and Contemporary Art, Bolzano, Italy. 41-43,
“Lucky Day”. Group exhibition brochure. San Francisco, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, 2007.
“Thoreau Reconsidered”. Group exhibition brochure. Bronx, New York: Wavehill. 2007.

2006
Ravenal, John B. “Artificial Light: New Light-Based Sculpture and Installation Art.” Exhibition catalogue.
Richmond: VCUarts Anderson Gallery in partnership with Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the Museum of
Contemporary Art, North Miami, 2006.
Weibel, Peter, and Gregor Janse. “Licht Kunst aus Kunst Licht: Licht als Medium der Kunst im 20. Und 21.
Jahrhundert/Light Art from Artificial Light: Light as Medium in the 20th and 21th Century Art.” Exhibition
catalogue. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz, 2006.

2005
Alison, Jane. “Colour After Klein: Rethinking Colour in Modern and Contemporary Art.” Exhibition catalogue.
London: Barbican Art Gallery and Black Dog Publishing, 2005.Â’
Durant, Mark Alice, and Jane D. Marsching. “Blur of the Otherworldly: Contemporary Art, Technology, and
the Paranormal.” Exhibition catalogue. Baltimore: Center for Art and Visual Culture, University of Maryland
Baltimore County, 2005.

2004
Iles, Chrissie, Shammim M. Momin, and Debra Singer. “Whitney Biennial 2004.” Exhibition catalogue. New
York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2004.

2000
Murphy, Patrick T., and Richard Torchia. “The Sea and the Sky.” Exhibition catalogue. Glenside, Pennsylvania:
Beaver College Art Gallery; Dublin: Royal Hibernian Academy, 2000.

1996
Carnegie Museum of Art. “Charles H. Carpenter, Jr.: The Odyssey of a Collector.” Exhibition catalogue.
Pittsburgh: Carnegie Museum of Art, 1996.

1994
Rosenberg, Barry. “Promising Suspects.” Exhibition catalogue. Ridgefield, CT: The Aldrich Museum of
Contemporary Art, 1994.

ARTIST PROJECTS AND WRITING

2008
---“Spencer Finch.” Blind Spot, no. 38 (2008) 1-2, 5-8

2005
Finch, Spencer, and Daniel Birnbaum. “1000 Words: Spencer Finch Talks About Collaborating with William
Forsythe.” Artforum 43, no. 8 (April 2005) 162-163

2004
---“Colors/Pistachio.” Cabinet, no. 16 (winter 2004) 7-9

2003
---“Spencer Finch.” Frankfurt Am Main: Portikus 2003. Exhbition catalogue/artist project

2002
---“The Mystery of Spring.” Cabinet, no.6 (spring 2002) 111-112 Artist Project

2001
---“Index of Wind.” Cabinet, no. 3 (summer 2001) 72-73 Artist Project

1996
---“The Manhattan Project.” zingmagazine, no. 2 (summer 1996) 84-90 Curated project
---“Mo’ Picasso at MoMA.” zingmagazine, no. 3 (summer 1996) 84-90 Curated project
---“Piet Mondrian 1870-1944: Museum of Modern Art.” zingmagazine, no. 2 (summer 1996) 195-197
Exhibition review

1995
---“Edward Hopper and the American Imagination: Whitney Museum of Art.” zingmagazine, no. 1 (fall 1995)
136-138 Exhibition review.

1994
Finch, Spencer. “Amnesia and Saying Nothing.” Real Life Magazine, no. 23 (fall 1994) 46-48

1992
---“The Cave of Making.” in Paul Ramirez Jonas. Exhibition brochure. New York: White Columns, 1992.

1991
Finch, Spencer, and Paul Ramirez Jonas. Masterpieces without the Director. Audio guide for the Metropolitan
Museum of Art, New York, New York: Creative Time, 1991.

Source: http://www.spencerfinch.com/information.php?page=cv

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Signature by: FINCH, Spencer 1997