General Bibliography Notes
*The select bibliography prepared by Sarah C. Bancroft with Janice Yang for James Rosenquist: A Retrospective (New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 2003) has been revised and updated by Michael Harrigan and Sarah Bancroft. Most citations provide original-publication information only. Reprints or later versions are given if commonly referenced or significantly revised from the originals, or if original sources are particularly difficult to access. Please consult the Exhibition History for Reviews and Exhibition Catalogues.
Artist's Books, Writings & Statements
Statement, in Art 1963—A New Vocabulary, exh. cat. Philadelphia: Art Council of the YM/YWHA, 1962, p. 5.
“James Rosenquist’s ‘New Realism,’” in Young Talent USA, special issue of Art in America (New York) 51, no. 3 (June 1963), p. 48.
Statement, in Dorothy C. Miller, ed., Americans 1963, exh. cat. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1963, p. 87.
“Experiences,” in James Rosenquist, exh. cat. Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada, p. 88.
“James Rosenquist: Horse Blinders,” Art Now: New York 1, no. 2 (Feb. 1969), unpaginated. Excerpt from a previously unpublished statement dated Dec. 12, 1968; the statement appears in its entirety in James Rosenquist, exh. cat., trans. Javier García Raffi and Harry Smith.
Valencia: IVAM Centre Julio González, 1991, pp. 27–29 (Spanish), 196 (English).
Statements, in New York 13, exh. cat. Vancouver: Vancouver Art Gallery, 1969, unpaginated.
Statement, in “Gene Swenson: A Composite Portrait,” The Register of the Museum of Art (Lawrence, Kans.) 4, nos. 6–7 (Oct.–Dec. 1971), pp. 24–27.
“Art Mailbag: James Rosenquist Replies,” The New York Times, May 14, 1972, pp. 23–24.
Statement, in Grace Glueck, “The Twentieth-Century Artists Most Admired by Other Artists,” Artnews (New York) 76, no. 9 (Nov. 1977), pp. 98–99.
Statement, in Judith Goldman, “Touching Moonlight,” Artnews (New York) 77, no. 9 (Nov. 1978), p. 62.
Rosenquist, James. Drawings While Waiting for an Idea. New York: Lapp Princess Press, 1979.
Statement, in James Rosenquist: Seven Paintings, exh. cat. Moorhead, Minn.: Plains Art Museum, 1979, unpaginated.
Statement, in James Rosenquist: Paintings 1987, exh. cat. Stockholm: Heland Thordén Wetterling Galleries, 1987, unpaginated.
Statement, in Catherine Barnett, “Wise Men Fish Here,” Art and Antiques (New York), Feb. 1988, p. 91.
Statement, in Catherine Barnett, “Wise Men Fish Here,” Art and Antiques (New York), Feb. 1988, p. 91
Statement, in James Rosenquist’s Commissioned Works. Stockholm: Painters Posters in association with Wetterling Gallery, 1990, p. 6.
Statement, in Paul Gardner, “Do Titles Really Matter?” Artnews (New York) 91, no. 2 (Feb. 1992), p. 95.
Statement, in James Rosenquist: Paintings 1990–1992, exh. cat. Madrid: Galería Weber, Alexander y Cobo, 1992, pp. 1 (Spanish), 31 (English).
Statements, in James Rosenquist: The Serenade for the Doll after Claude Debussy or Gift Wrapped Dolls and Masquerade of the Military Industrial Complex Looking Down on the Insect World, exh. cat., trans. Nathalie Brunet, Neal Cooper, and Hélène Gille. Paris: Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, 1992, pp. 15, 39 (English and French). Reprinted in James Rosenquist: The Serenade for the Doll after Claude Debussy or Gift Wrapped Dolls and Masquerade of the Military Industrial Complex Looking Down on the Insect World, exh. cat. New York: Leo Castelli Gallery, 1993, pp. 5, 15.
Statement, in Milton Esterow, “The Second Time Around,” Artnews (New York) 92, no. 6 (summer 1993), p. 152.
Statement, in Margot Mifflin, “What Do Artists Dream?” Artnews (New York) 92, no. 8 (Oct. 1993), p. 149.
Statement, in Eugenia Bone, “Welcome to Sponge City,” The New York Observer, May 9, 1994, p. 15.
Statement, in “Returned to Sender: Remembering Ray Johnson: R.S.V.P.,” Artforum (New York) 33, no. 8 (April 1995), pp. 75, 113.
Statement, in James Rosenquist, 4 E 77 St 1970 Revisited and New Paper Constructions from Gemini G.E.L., exh. cat. New York: Leo Castelli Gallery, 1996, p. 1.
Statement, in Target Practice: Recent Paintings by James Rosenquist, exh. cat. Chicago: Feigen, 1996, p. 1. Reprinted in James Rosenquist: New Works 1996, exh. cat. Singapore: Wetterling Teo Gallery, 1996, p. 2.
Statement, in James Rosenquist Paintings/James Rosenquist Selects Dalí, exh. cat. St. Petersburg, Fla.: Salvador Dalí Museum, 2000, p. 47.
Statement, in “James Rosenquist: ‘What You See Is What You Don’t Get,’” in James Rosenquist: The Stowaway Peers Out at the Speed of Light, exh. cat. New York: Gagosian Gallery, 2001, p. 9.
Letter to the Editor, The New York Times Magazine, Aug. 11, 2002, section 6, p. 12.
Rosenquist, James, with David Dalton. Painting Below Zero: Notes on a Life in Art. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.