Alison M. Gingeras is an independent curator and a writer who lives and works in New York and Warsaw.

Selected Exhibition History

As Is Wet Hoagie: Borna Sammak / Alex Da Corte, Oko 2013
Jerzy “Jurry” Zielinski Oko 2013
Julian Schnabel: 1978-81 Oko 2013
Danny McDonald: Questionable Beliefs Part III, Magic Fingers 2012

We The People Robert Rauschenberg Foundation

with Jonathan Horowitz and Anna McCarthy


Rob Pruitt: Autograph Collection Luxembourg & Dayan, London 2012
Mark Flood Luxembourg & Dayan 2012
Grisaille Luxembourg & Dayan 2012
Unpainted Paintings Luxembourg & Dayan 2011
Pop Life: Art in a Material World, Tate Modern, Londonwith Jack Bankowsky and Catherine Wood 2009
Mapping the StudioPunta della Dogana & Palazzo Grassi, Venicewith Francesco BonamiPretty Ugly Gavin Brown’s enterprise & Maccarone, NY 20092008
Sequence 1 Palazzo Grassi 2007
Where are we going? Palazzo Grassi, Venice 2006
Daniel Buren: Eye of the StormSolomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York 2005
Monument to NowDeste Foundation, Athens, Greece 2004
Thomas Hirschhorn: Skulptur Sortier StationPublic art project, Warsaw 2004
Thomas Hirschhorn “MUSÉE PRÉCAIRE ALBINET”Public art project collaboration between the artist, Les Laboratoires d’Aubervillers & the Centre Pompidou 2004
Urs Fischer Centre Pompidou 2004
Dear Painter, Paint Me Painting the Figure after Late Picabia Centre PompidouKunsthalle WienSchirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt 200220032003
Daniel Buren: Le Musee que n’existait pasCentre Pompidou 2002
Thomas Hirschhorn: Skulptur Sortier StationStalingrad Metro Station, 19eme arrondissement Paris 2001

Selected Bibliography

A Conversation between Carroll Dunham and Alison M Gingeras (forthcoming, Summer 2013)

“Un homme de gauche: The radical life, art and politics of Martial Raysse 1960-74″ in Martial Raysse: 1960 – 74) (forthcoming, Summer 2013)

“Franz West in memorium,” Artforum, November 2012

John Currin: Rizzoli, 2006

Jeff Koons; Made in Heaven

Guy Bourdin, (London: Phaidon Press, 2006)

Alex Katz : A Class of his Own, Tate Publications,

Rob Pruitt: Autograph Collection

Mark Flood


“The Mnemonic Function of the Painted Image” The Triumph of Painting Part 2 (London and Koln: Walther Koenig/Saatchi Gallery, 2005)

Martin Kippenberger: Lieber Maler, male mir (New York: Gagosian Gallery, 2005)

“Kippenbergiana: Avant Garde Sign Value in Contemporary Painting” The Triumph of Painting (London: Saatchi Gallery/Random House, 2005)

Interview with Thomas Hirschhorn, Thomas Hirschhorn, (London: Phaidon Press, 2004)

“Guilty: The Work of Glenn Brown” Glenn Brown, exhibition catalogue , (London: Serpentine Gallery, 2004)

“Wilhelm Sasnal: Painting, Photography and the Fear of Forgetting,” exhibition notes, Wilhelm Sasnal (London: Camden Arts Center, 2004)

“The Birth of Crass: Artist, Persona and Strategy” Monument to Now, exhibition catalogue , (Athens and New York: Deste Foundation and DAP, 2004)

Urs Fischer. (Paris: Editions 315, Centre Pompidou, 2004)

“Pop, Post-Pop, Euro-pop and Eurotrash: Some notes on the Divergence of the ‘Post-Pop’ Legacy in Europe.” Tresors Publics, exhibition catalogue , (Paris: Flammarion, 2003)

“The Economist” Alex Katz, (Paris & Salzburg: Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, 2003)

“Daniel Buren : Mode d’Emploi”, Daniel Buren: Mot à mot, (Paris: Editions La Martinière, Editions Centre Pompidou, Editions Xavier Barral), 2002. (author and editor)

Cher Peintre, Dear Painter, Lieber Maler…, exhibition catalogue, (Paris and Vienna: Editions du Centre Pompidou & Kunsthalle Wien, 2002) author and editor, English, French and German language editions

“Peter Friedl’s Use Of Genre: A Battle between ‘Form Versus Context’”. Peter Friedl, exhibition catalogue , (Frankfurt: Revolver, 2001)

“Don’t take it lying down: Franz West, the laconic and the question of reception” Franz West: Merciless, exhibition catalogue, (Vienna: MAK, 2001)

“The Comeback of Sincerity: Jeff Koons 1995-2001,” Jeff Koons, exhibition catalogue, (Bregenz: Kunsthaus Bregenz, 2001)

“Disappearing Acts: French Theory Effect in the Art World,” in Sande Cohen and Sylvère Lotringer (eds.) French Theory in America, (London and New York: Routledge, 2001)

Premises: Invested Spaces in Visual Arts, Architecture, & Design from France, 1958-98, exhibition catalogue (New York, Guggenheim Museum, 1998)

Thomas Hirschhorn, exhibition catalogue, (London: Chisenhale Gallery, 1998)

“The Legacy of Martin Kippenberger” Tate, Etc. (Winter 2005)

“Nate Lowman’s Americana” Piktogram (September 2005)

“Openings: Roberto Cuoghi” Artforum (Summer 2005)

“Interview with Ashley Bickerton” Purple Fashion (Spring/Summer 2005)

“Richard Prince’s Second House,” Parkett, (January 2005)

“First Take: Richard Hughes” Artforum (January 2005)

“Martin Kippenberger: Performing the Self” Artforum (Special Issue, “Pop After Pop,” October 2004)

“Post-Pop: A Roundtable Discussion with Jack Bankowsky, Tom Crow, Dietrich Deitrichsen, Alison Gingeras, Tim Griffin, Ronda Lieberman, Steven Prina and Jeff Wall ” Artforum (Special Issue, “Pop After Pop,” October 2004)

“The Lives of the Artists: Public Persona as an Artistic Medium” Tate, Etc. (Summer 2004)

“Openings: Hobbypop” Artforum. (April 2004)

“Openings: Urs Fischer” Artforum (May 2003)

“Daniel Buren”, Parkett no.66. (2003)

“Painting on the Move” Artforum (November 2002)

“Rob Pruitt : Le Pouvoir du Panda”, Vogue, Paris (October 2002)

“Dan Graham.” Art Press (September 2001)

“Pierre Huyghe : Some notes on art making in the age of entertainment” Art Press (June 2001)

“The Art of Speculation : Investing in Intellectual Capital with ®TMARK” Cahiers du, (December 2000)

“A Sociology without Truth: Maurizio Cattelan” Parkett, no. 59 (2000)

“Minimalia: An Italian Vision in Twentieth Century Art”, Art Press, (February 2000)

“Jeff Koons : Easyfun ”, Art Press, (February 2000)

“Friends & Enemies: The Salon of 1999” Art Press, (December1999)

“Laboratorium” Art Press, (December 1999)

“Cheap Tricks : Thomas Hirschhorn’s Transvaluation Machine” Parkett, no. 57 (1999)

“M/M French Landscape Design 1.0.”, Guggenheim Magazine, (Winter 2000)

“L’historiographie en question – Entretien avec Sande Cohen”, Art Press, (May 1999)

“Striving to be Stupid/Grâce à la Bêtise – Entretien avec Thomas Hirschhorn”, Art Press, (September 1998)

“This is not an Exhibition of French Art – Entretien avec Bernard Blistène, Alison Gingeras, and Alain Guiheux”, Art Press, (September 1998)

“Border Arts Workshop/Taller de Arte Fronterizo, San Diego Border Realities VII: Culture is Non-Negotiable; Broken Promises”, Art Papers, Mai-Juin 1995

Select Translations

Jean Baudrillard, “From Radical Incertitude, Or Thought As Impostor”, in S. Cohen et S. Lotringer éds., French Theory in America, (London and New York, Routledge, 2000)

Gilles Deleuze, “What is the Creative Act ? “, in Deleuze Minor Works I, (New York, Semiotext(e), 2000)