Artist Collectives PhD Workshop Reading List
Moore, Alan W. (2011) Art Gangs: Protest and Counterculture in New York City. Brooklyn: Autonomedia. Introduction, Chapter 1, and Aftermath.

Art Workers Coalition (1992 [1969]) “Statement of Demands,” Art in Theory 1900 – 2000: An Anthology of Changing Ideas. Ed.Charles Harrison & Paul J. Wood. London: Blackwell.

Stimson, Blake and Greg Sholette, Eds. (2007) “Periodizing Collectivism,” Collectivism After Modernism: The Art of Social Imagination After 1945. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
Nollert, Angelika (2005) “Life is Art,” in Kollektive Kreativität/Collective Creativity. Ed. René Block and Angelika Nollert. Kassel: Kunsthalle Fridericianum.
Detterer, Gabriele (2012) “The Spirit and Culture of Artist Run Spaces,” in Artist-Run Spaces. Ed. Gabriele Detterer and Maurizio Nannucci.Zurich: JRP/Ringier.
De Baere, Bart (2012) “Approaching Art through Ensembles,” in L’Internationale: Post-War Avant-Gardes Between 1957 and 1986. Ed Christian Höller et al. Zurich: JRP/Ringier.

Lippard, Lucy (1995) “Escape Attempts,” in Reconsidering the Object of Art: 1965-1975. Ed. Ann Royal1688 Goldstein and Anne Rorimer. Cambridge: MIT Press.


Roberts, John (2013) “The Political Economization of Art,” It’s the Political Economy, Stupid. Ed. Gregory Sholette and Oliver Ressler: 62-71.

Perkins, Stephen (1993) “Striking Out at Art & Institutions – 1960-1980”
Mirzoeff, Nicholas (2004) “Anarchy in the ruins: dreaming in the experimental university,” in The Interventionists. Ed. Nato Thompson and Greg Sholette. Cambridge: MIT Press.
Guillet de Monthoux, Pierre (2004) “Flux Firms,” The Art Firm: Aesthetic Management and Metaphysical Marketing. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Critical Art Ensemble (1988) “Observations on Collective Cultural Action,” Art Journal Vol. 57 No. 2: 72-85.
Becker, Howard (1974) “Art as Collective Action,” American Sociological Review Vol. 39 No. 6.

Blom, Ina (2005) “‘Until the Principles of Form are Applied to Democracy ...’ Avant-garde Art and Royal1688 Populist Imagination,” in The Populism Reader. Ed. Ricupero et. Al. New York: Sternberg Press.

Additional Resources:
Anti-History
Basekamp (2013) Plausible Artworlds
Alexander Trocchi – “Invisible Insurection of a Million Minds”
Ultra-red / Art, Collectivity, and Pedagogy: Changing the World in which we Live


Additional Materials
Alexander Alberro and Blake Stimson, eds., Conceptual Art: A Critical Anthology. (MIT Press, 1999)