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Selected Bibliography

Books and Catalogues

Vincent Fecteau. Vienna: Secession, 2016.

Hainley, Bruce. Vincent Fecteau: you have did the right thing when you put that skylight in. Basel: Kunsthalle Basel, 2016.

Vincent Fecteau: The good, the bad, and the ugly. New York: Sternberg Press; Graz, Austria: Grazer Kunstverein, 2015.

Donnan, Amanda, Lauren Wetmore, Gabriela Burkhalter, Robert Bailey. 2013 Carnegie International. Pittsburgh: Carnegie Museum of Art, 2013.

Kellaway, Brook, “The Sculpture is Never Finished: An Interview with Vincent Fecteau,” Walker Art Center Blog, September 18, 2012.

Rondeau, James. Contemporary Collecting: The Donna and Howard Stone Collection. Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010.

Editors of Phaidon Press. Vitamin 3-D: New Perspectives in Sculpture and Installation. London; New York: Phaidon Press, 2009.

Rondeau, James. Vincent Fecteau: New Work. Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 2008.

Lopez, Michelle. Exit Music (For a Film). New York: Grimm/Rosenfeld Gallery, 2007.

Lobel, Michael and David Dietcher. Vincent Fecteau. New York: Feature Inc., 2005.

Felshin, Nina. The Alumni Show. Middletown, Conn.: Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, 2003.

Hainley, Bruce and Siobhan McDevitt. Ishtar. St. Paul, Minn.: Midway Contemporary Art, 2003.

Waters, John and Bruce Hainley. Art-A Sex Book. Thames and Hudson, 2003.

Dams, Jimi, ed. Guide to Trust ‘GtT2.’ San Francisco: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 2002.

Rinder, Lawrence. 2002 Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2002.

Zuckerman Jacobson, Heidi. Vincent Fecteau/ MATRIX 199. Berkeley: University Art Museum at University of California, Berkeley, 2002.

Kane, Mitchell. Hirsch Farm Project. Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art, 1997.

Pritikin, Renny. Bay Area Now. San Francisco: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 1997.

Rugoff, Ralph. Scene of the Crime. Los Angeles: Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center and University of California, Los Angeles, 1997.

Brackman, Yvette. The Ecstacy of Limits. Chicago: Gallery 400 at the University of Illinois, 1994.

de Guzman, Rene. Next to Nothing. San Francisco: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 1994.

Selected Articles

Creahan, D. “New York: Lutz Bacher, Nayland Blake, and Vincent Fecteau, ‘Magic Ben Big Boy’ at Matthew Marks Gallery.” Art Observed, April 17, 2019.

Singer, Fanny. "Vincent Fecteau." Art-agenda, September 11, 2018 (online).

Jen, Alex. "Vincent Fecteau." The Brooklyn Rail, September 4, 2018 (online).

Simonini, Ross, and Vincent Fecteau. "Vincent Fecteau: 'I Like the idea of the grand gesture that's made with the humblest stuff.'" ArtReview, September 2018, pp. 54–61.

“Vincent Fecteau Exhibition.” Flaunt, July 13, 2018 (online).

Takac, Balasz. “Cabinets, Shelves and Containers by Contemporary Artists at Flag Art Foundation.” Widewalls, July 13, 2018 (online).

Wilsher, Mark. "Vincent Fecteau: greengrassi." Art Monthly, June 18, 2018, p. 30.

Guyver, Figgy. "Vincent Fecteau: greengrassi.", May 2018.

Whitney, Kay. "Submerged Forces: Vincent Fecteau." Sculpture 37, 2, March 2018, pp. 26–31.

Watlington, Emily B. "Vincent Fecteau." Art Papers, September-October 2016, p. 58.

Asimov, Nanette. "4 Bay Area residents among MacArthur 'genius award' winners." SF Gate, September 22, 2016.

Burgstaller, Anna Maria. “Interview with Vincent Fecteau.” Art and Signature, June 30, 2016 (online).

Higgs, Matthew. "Best of 2015." Artforum, December 2015, pp. 230-231.

Tarasoff, Sabrina. "L'Esprit de L'Escalier on Marriage Affairs of Art and Architecture." Mousse Magazine, No. 50, October / November 2015, pp. 50-59.

Naef, Maja. "Vincent Fecteau: Kunsthalle Basel." Artforum, October 2015, p. 339.

Glauner, Max. "Critic's Picks." Artforum, July 20, 2015 (online).

Lobel, Michael. "Vincent Fecteau: You Have Did The Right Thing When You Put That Skylight In." Artforum, May 2015, p. 203.

De la Torre, Mónica. “Phyllida Barlow and Vincent Fecteau.” BOMB, Winter 2014, pp. 48-57.

Nadelman, Cynthia. "Vincent Fecteau at Matthew Marks." Artnews, October 2014, p. 119.

Wise, Lloyd. "Vincent Fecteau." Artforum, September 2014, pp. 375-376.

Johnson, Ken. "Vincent Fecteau: Matthew Marks." The New York Times, June 19, 2014, sec. C, p. 25.

Heinrich, Will. "Vincent Fecteau at Matthew Marks Gallery." Observer, May 28, 2014.

Ebberly, Cliff. “Nayland Blake, Thomas Demand, Trisha Donnelly, Vincent Fecteau, Wade Guyton at Matthew Marks.” Los Angeles I’m Yours, September 3, 2013.

Hawkins, Richard. “Top Ten: Vincent Fecteau (greengrassi, London).” Artforum, December 2010, p. 199.

Higgs, Matthew. “Top Ten: Vincent Fecteau (greengrassi, London).” Artforum, December 2010, p. 209.

Plagens, Peter. ART: Das Kunstmagazin, January 2010, p. 58.

Schlaegel, Andreas. “Old Surehand.” Spike, Winter 2009, pp. 93-101.

Fecteau, Vince. “The Artists’ Artists.” Artforum, December 2009, p. 89.

Mueller, Stephen. “Vincent Fecteau, Matthew Marks.” Art in America, November 2009, p. 184-185.

Falconer, Morgan. “Sculpture, New York.” Burlington Magazine, November 2009, p. 799.

“Goings on About Town.” The New Yorker, October 19, 2009.

“Vincent Fecteau.” The New Yorker, 19 October 2009, p. 17.

Smith, Roberta. “Art in Review.” The New York Times, October 16, 2009.

McCormack, Derek. “The Fairy’s Hole: Vincent Fecteau’s Caveman Sculpture.”, September 11, 2009.

Baker, Kenneth. “Vincent Fecteau makes old new again at SFMOMA.” San Francisco Chronicle, September 2, 2009.

Helfand, Glen. “500 Words.”, August 8, 2009.

Moreno, Gean. “The Invisible Dragon Redux: La Chanson de Dave.”, July 27, 2009.

Grabner, Michelle. “Vincent Fecteau: Art Institute of Chicago.” Artforum, March 2009, p. 249.

Watson, Sam. “Vincent Fecteau: Chicago.” Art Papers, January/February 2009, pp. 52-53.

Helfand, Glen. Vitamin 3-D. London: Phaidon, 2009.

Loebs, Jason. “The Shape of Things to Come.” Useless 7, 2008.

Lopez, Ruth. “Review.” ARTnews, December 2008.

Abs, Peter. “Hallo Wande.” Spex, #305 No. 12., 2007.

Cohen, David, “Ample Room for Argument.” New York Sun, August 2, 2007, p. 17.

Orden, Abraham. “The Minute.” artnet Magazine, August 2007.

Cotter, Holland. “Good Morning Midnight.” New York Times, July 27, 2007, sec. E, p. 32.

Smith, Roberta. “A Point in Space is a Place for an Argument.” The New York Times, July 20, 2007, sec. E, p. 29.

Mueller, Stephen. “Quotidian and Engaging.” Gay City News, July 12–18, 2007, p. 17.

Goleas, Janet, “The Recognitions at Fireplace Project.” The East Hampton Star, July 10, 2007.

———. “Good Morning, Midnight.” The New York Times, July 2, 2007.

“Goings on About Town.” The New Yorker, August 21, 2006.

Smith, Roberta. “Chelsea Is a Battlefield: Galleries Muster Groups.” The New York Times, July 28, 2006.

Velasco, David. “Dereconstruction.” Artforum, September 2006.

Charlesworth, J.J.. “Vincent Fecteau: greengrassi.” Modern Painters, July/August 2005, p. 106.

Thatcher, Jennifer. “Vincent Fecteau: Greengrassi, London February 25 to April 9.” Art Monthly, April 2005.

Bankowsky, Jack. “Best of 2004: Brian Calvin and Mathew Cerletty.” Artforum, December 2004, p. 162.

Hainley, Bruce. “Best of 2004.” Artforum, December 2004, pp. 164-165.

Pagel, David, “Review,” Los Angeles Times, February 22, 2003.

Hainley, Bruce. “Best of 2002.” Artforum, December 2002, 128-129.

Helfand, Glen. Artforum, November 2002, pp. 191-192.

Cash, Stephanie. “Report from San Francisco.” Art in America, November 2002.

Ocana, Damarys. “Compelling Obsessions.” The Miami Herald, October 6, 2002.

Morris, Barbara. “Vincent Fecteau at MATRIX.” Artweek, October 2002.

Cotter, Holland. “Annotated Listings: Art.” The New York Times, September 8, 2002.

———. “Art Listings.” The New York Times, September 8, 2002.

Goddard, Donald. “Whitney Biennial 2002”,, September 2002.

Helfand, Glen. “Surface tension.” San Francisco Guardian, August 28, 2002.

Baker, Kenneth. “Fecteau’s art greater than sum of its parts.” The San Francisco Chronicle, August 1, 2002, sec. D, p. 1, p. 9.

Cotter, Holland. “Architectural Visions Keep Dreamers Awake.” The New York Times, July 12, 2002.

Satorius, Katherine. “Guide to Trust No. 2”,, June 2002.

Wilson, Michael. “2002 Whitney Biennial”, Frieze, Summer 2002.

Hainley, Bruce. “Trust Buster.” Artforum, May 2002.

Ferber, Lawrence. “Ultimate Aesthete”, New York Blade News, April 5, 2002, p. 17.

Phillips, Tony. “Whitney’s Greatest Hits.” HX, March 15, 2002.

Hainley, Bruce. “Bruno Fazzolari review.” Artforum, January 1, 2002, p. 146.

Bonnetti, David. “Review.” The San Francisco Chronicle, November 24, 2001.

Wilsher, Mark. “Utter Zombiedom.” Flash Art, July-September 2001.

Trimming, Lee. “Smallish.” Flash Art, May-June 2001.

Staple, Polly. “Smallish.” Art Monthly, April 2001.

Wilsher, Mark. “Smallish.” What’s On, March 28 - April 4, 2001.

Jones, Jonathan. “Review of Smallish.” The Guardian Newspaper, March 28, 2001.

Hainley, Bruce, and Vincent Fecteau. “Vincent Fecteau talks about his new sculptures.” Artforum, March 2001.

Farquharson, Alex. “Review.” Frieze, January/February 2001.

Hainley, Bruce. “Best of 2000.” Artforum, December 2000.

Cooper, Dennis. “Let Me Be Your Fantasy.” Dazed and Confused, November 2000.

Hainley, Bruce. “Best of the 90’s.” Artforum, December 1999.

———. “Message to Michael.” Frieze, September/October 1999.

Iannaccone, Carmine. “Review.” Art Issues, September/October 1999.

Grabner, “Hirsch Farm Project: Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA.” Frieze, November/December, 1998.

Hainley, Bruce. “Review.” Artforum, September 1998.

Johnson, Ken. “Art in Review.” The New York Times, July 24, 1998.

Staple, Polly. “Review of ‘Lovecraft.’” Untitled, number 16, Summer 1998.

Cotter, Holland. “Art in Review.” The New York Times, April 17, 1998.

Joyce, Julie, “Scene of the Crime.” Art Issues, November/December 1997.

Ericson, Lars O. “Slavportratt i Vinyl.” Dagen’s Nyheter, November 12, 1997.

Miles, Christopher. “Vincent Fecteau’s Teflon Failures.” SOMA, October 1997.

Doran, Anne. Time Out New York, August 7, 1997.

Cooper, Dennis. “Spirit Whirl.” Artforum, December 1996.

Hainley, Bruce. “Dumb Up.” Artforum, December 1996.

———. “Review.” Frieze, November/December 1996.

Kastner, Jeffrey. “Review.” Frieze, September/October 1995.

Helfand, Glen. “Piecemeal.” SF Weekly, July 19, 1995.

Bonetti, David. “Gallery Watch.” The San Francisco Examiner, July 14, 1995.

Cooper, Dennis. “Openings.” Artforum, April 1995.

Pedersen, Victoria. “Gallery Go ‘Round.” Paper, Summer 1995.

Helfand, Glen. “Kicking Up With Kiki.” Men’s Style, May/June 1995.

Whiting, Sam. “Collage Artist Fecteau…” The San Francisco Chronicle, March 23, 1995.

Bonetti, David. “Working minimalist magic,” The San Francisco Examiner, October 17, 1994.

Baker, Kenneth. “Pushing the Envelope.” The San Francisco Chronicle, September 17, 1994.

Selected Interviews

Hainley, Bruce. “Back to Front.” Frieze, May 2010, pp. 122-127.

Lewellan, Constance. “In Conversation: Vincent Fecteau with Constance Lewellan.” The Brooklyn Rail, September, 2009, pp. 30-31.

Farquharson, Alex. “Dennis Cooper Interview.” Untitled, Spring 2001.