Bibliography

[some pdf links in progress, more soon]

Ranvir Shah, “Love thy Neighbour,” The Hindu, Chennai, India, June 4, 2016  READ ONLINE

Lara Mallien, “Das Gesamtkunstwerk “Nachbarn” von Ken Aptekar,” OYA Magazine, 38/2016  READ ONLINE (choose Nein, ich möchte kostenfrei weiterlesento read without subscribing)

Jens Rönnau, “Review: Ken Aptekar: Nachbarn,” Kunstforum International, April 2016, Band 239 PDF

Stuart Jeffries, “What My Blond Jesus Could Teach Germany,” February 16, 2016, The Guardian, UK PDF

Ernst van Alphen, “How different can our neighbours be?” catalogue essay for exhibition, Nachbarn/Neighbors, Kunsthalle St. Annen, Lübeck, Germany 2016 PDF

Janet Wolff, “The Cross Purposes of Neighbours,” catalogue essay for exhibition, Nachbarn/Neighbors, Kunsthalle St. Annen, Lübeck, Germany 2016 PDF

Thorsten Rodiek, “Neighbours,” catalogue essay for exhibition, Nachbarn/Neighbors, Kunsthalle St. Annen, Lübeck, Germany 2016 PDF

Nadine Dietrick, “Ken Aptekar: Nachbarn,” NDR.de, Das Beste am Norden PDF

Carol Zemel, Looking Jewish: Visual Culture & Modern Diaspora, Indiana University Press, 2015

Filip Lipinski, “Figurations of memory in the virtual field of art (history),” READ ONLINE  Journal of the International Association of Research Institutes in the History of Art, Issue 0014, December, 2014

–“The Virtual Hopper. Painting between Dissemination and Desire,” Oxford Art Journal, June, 2014

Hopper wirtualny: Obrazy W Pamietajacym Spojrzeniu, Fundacja na rzecz Nauki Polskiej, Torun 2013

James E. Young, Editor in Chief, Deborah Dash Moore and Nurith Gertz, Editors, The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization, Vol. 10: 1973-2005, Yale University Press, 2012

Michele L’Heureux, “Go Ahead, Look Again,” catalogue essay for Ken Aptekar: Look Again, exhibition at Beard and Weil Galleries, Wheaton College, Wheaton, MA 2012 PDF

James Putnam, Art and Artifact: The Museum as Medium, Thames & Hudson Ltd, 2012

Barry Schwabsky, “A Test of Painting,” catalogue essay for Some for Me, Some for You, exhibition at Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes University, 2008 PDF

Ronald Bernier, “An Introduction and an Invitation,” catalogue essay for Some for Me, Some for You, exhibition at Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes University, 2008 PDF

Jean Robertson and Craig McDaniel, Themes of Contemporary Art: Visual Art after 1980, Oxford University Press, New York and London, 2005 PDF

Heinz Stahlhut, “The Fascination with the Mechanical,” in exhibition catalog of the same name, Galerie von Bartha, Basel, Switzerland, 2005 PDF

Astrid Bextermoller, “Ken Aptekar,” in “The Fascination with the Mechanical”), Galerie von Bartha, Basel, Switzerland, 2005 (uncredited) PDF

Jean-Jacques Jauffret, “Dialogues sur La Chasse Humaine de Monsieur K.A.,”
Catalog essay for Ken Aptekar: La Chasse Humaine, Espace d’Art Contemporain Camille Lambert, Juvisy, France, 2005 PDF

Morgan Prigent, Introductory catalog essay in Ken Aptekar: La Chasse Humaine, Espace d’Art Contemporain Camille Lambert, Juvisy, France, 2005 PDF

Eleanor Heartney, A Capital Collection, Masterworks from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Surrey, UK, Third Millenium Publishing Limited with the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2002 PDF

Paige Turner, Catalog entry essay
in A Capital Collection, Masterworks from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Surrey, UK, Third Millenium Publishing Limited with the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2002 PDF

Nicholas Mirzoeff, “Eye Glasses,” in Eye Contact,
Paintings by Ken Aptekar, Rochester, NY, Memorial Art Gallery, 2002 PDF

Marie Via, Introduction to Catalog, Eye Contact, Paintings by Ken Aptekar, Rochester, NY, Memorial Art Gallery, 2002 PDF

Barbara Pollack, “Lysis at Pamela Auchincloss Project Space,” (reproduction),
Artnews, February, 2003, p. 128 PDF

Dominique Nahas, “Lysis at Pamela Auchincloss,” (reproduction),
D’Art International, February, 2003

Dinah Ryan, “Review—Angels? Rembrandt? Recent Skeptical Works by Ken Aptekar at Contemporary Art Center of Virginia,” Art Papers, Sept/Oct, 2002, pp. 41-42 PDF

Janet Kaplan, “Give and Take Conversations with….” Art Journal, Vol. 61, number 2, Summer, 2002 PDF

Lisa G. Corrin, Give and Take, Exhibition Catalog, Victoria & Albert Museum/Serpentine Gallery, London UK, 2001 PDF

Frank Green, “Ken Aptekar: Painting Between the Lines, 1990-2000,”
Northern Ohio Live, February, 2002 PDF

Fred Bayersdorfer, “Aptekar Work has stunning presence,” The Virginian Pilot, January 17, 2002, Virginia Beach, VA PDF

Stephanie Snyder, “Performing Judaism,” Exhibition catalog, Douglas F. Cooley Art Gallery, Reed College, Portland, OR, 2002 PDF

Carla Hanzal, “Rembrandt? Angels? Recent Skeptical Paintings by Ken Aptekar,” Catalog essay for Contemporary Art Center of Virginia Beach, VA, 2001-2 PDF

Kate Hackman, “Artist puts meaning between the lines,”
Kansas City Star, September 30, 2001, p. I1-3 PDF

Susie Lulaki, “Ken Aptekar, real people, old masters,”
Review (a Kansas City monthly), October, 2001, p. 44 PDF

Dana Self, “Ken Aptekar: Writing Voices,” catalog essay for Painting Between the Lines exhibition, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City 2001 PDF

Linda Nochlin, “Uncertain Identities: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Jew,” catalog essay for Painting Between the Lines exhibition, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City 2001 PDF

H. Aram Veeser, “Judgement, Rescue, and the Realignment of Painting,” catalog essay for Painting Between the Lines exhibition, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City 2001 PDF

Charles Saumarez-Smith, “This into that,”
(exhibition review), things, Summer 2001, p. 59-62

Carly Berwick, “Van Rijn on the Hudson, ”
ArtNews, Summer, 2001, p. 46 PDF

Alisa Turner, “Sleek forms package the unexpected,”
Miami Herald, April 3, 2001 (Living & Arts Section) PDF

Richard Dorment, “Museums of moving images,”
The Daily Telegraph, (London, UK), January 31, 2001, p. 27 (Arts) PDF

Stuart Jeffries, “Power to the people,”
The Guardian (London, UK), January 15, 2001, p. 14 PDF

Phyllis Braff, “Intersecting Identities,” Exhibition Review, The New York Times, December 10, 2000 PDF

Suzanne Chesler, “Painting with words,”
Detroit Jewish News, September 17, 1999, p. 85-7 PDF

Art on Paper, “Working Proof,” Review of “Red Read,”
January-February, Vol. 3, No. 3, 1999, p. 50 PDF

Norman Bryson, “The Viewer Speaks,”
Art in America, February, 1999, pp. 98-101 PDF

Rebecca Little, “Personal events merge with Jewish traditions and art history,”
Downtown (NY), April 26, 1999, p. 12 PDF

Robert Atkins, “Four Questions and Other Pictures,” catalogue essay for solo exhibition, Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, NY, 1999 PDF

Helen Harrison, “Surrealism, Traditionalism, and Re-Visionism,”
New York Times, October 11, 1998, p. 26

Carrie A.A. Frye, “Goodbye, Hello, Landscape Painting, Taking in the view from Beyond the Mountains,” Xpress, Ashville, NC April 8, 1998

Charlotte Safavi, “Deconstructing Rembrandt: Ken Aptekar takes another view of the master with Rembrandt Redux,” Folio Weekly, Jacksonville, FL, April 7, 1997, p. 36 PDF

Scott Heller, “Other Voices, Other Rooms,”
Art News, April, 1998, p. 34

Robert Siegel, Interview about “Ken Aptekar: Talking to Pictures”
at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, All Things Considered, NPR, aired October 24, 1997 PDF

Glenn Dixon, “Ken Aptekar: Talking to Pictures,”
Washington City Paper, October 24, 1997, p. 86

Jo Ann Lewis, “A Fresh Layer of Meaning,”
Washington Post, November 8, 1997, p. C1

Albert Boime, “Aptekar’s Family Album,”
Catalog essay for “Ken Aptekar: Talking to Pictures,” Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1997 PDF

Terrie Sultan, Introductory catalog essay for “Ken Aptekar: Talking to Pictures,”
Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1997 PDF

Devorah Kanaff, “Standing Out, Blending In, Knowing Oneself,”
San Diego Union-Tribune, February 16, 1997, E9

New York Times, “The National Art Scene,” January 5, 1997, p. 17

Robin Cembalist, “Paintings That Get Personal,”
The Forward, October 25, 1996, p. 8 PDF

Mieke Bal, Traveling Concepts in the Humanities, A Rough Guide,
Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 2002

–“Paintings “R” Us,”
Catalog essay for “Companion Portraits: A Collaborative Project by Rembrandt van Rijn & Ken Aptekar,” Pamela Auchincloss Project Space, New York, 2001 PDF

–“Memories in the Museum: Preposterous Histories for Today,”
essay on “Ken Aptekar: Talking to Pictures” exhibition in Acts of Memory: Cultural Recall in the Present, Eds., Mieke Bal, Jonathan Crewe, and Leo Spitzer, University Press of New England

Quoting Caravaggio: Contemporary Art, Preposterous History,
Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 1999 PDF PDF

Narratology: Introduction to the Theory of the Narrative, 2nd Ed.,
Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 1997 PDF

–Over Kunst, Literatuur en Filosofie: Liber Amicarum.
Eds. H.J. Pott, V. Vasterling, R. Van de Vall, and K. Vintges., Amsterdam, Boom, 1997

–“Larger Than Life: Reading the Corcoran Collection”
Catalog essay for “Ken Aptekar: Talking to Pictures,” Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1997 PDF

Gabrielle Chwallek, “Nasen und Nasenstuber,”
Allgemeine Judische Wochenzeitung, Bonn, Germany, October 2, 1996 PDF

Michael Kimmel, “Too Jewish? What Do You Mean By That? Izzat a Stereotype?….”
Westsider, April 11, 1996

Aernout Hagen, “Ken Aptekar kiest uit Rembrandts hoedencollectie,”
Kroniek van Het Rembrandthuis (Chronicle of the Rembrandt House), 1995, no. 1 PDF

Kahren Arbitman, “Rembrandt Redux: The Paintings of Ken Aptekar,” Catalog essay, Palmer Museum of Art, Penn State University, PA, 1995 PDF

Gerald Silk, “Reframes and Refrains: Artists Rethink Art History,”
Art Journal (CAA), Fall, 1995, p. 10–11

Ken Aptekar, “Dear Rembrandt,”
Art Journal (CAA), Fall, 1995, p. 12–13 PDF

–“Why I Went for Baroque,”
The Walters Monthly Bulletin, April, 1996, p. 4-5 PDF

–“On Painting an American Jewish Picture,”
Jewish Currents, October, 1996, p. 5-7 PDF

Graham Shearing, “Remarkable Rembrandt: Three shows celebrate the artist,”
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 15, 1995, p. E5

Donald Miller, “Contemporary shows join with Rembrandt etchings,”
Pittsburgh Post Gazette, February 4, 1995, p. C6

Nancy Grimes, “Ken Aptekar at Jack Shainman,”
Art in America, November, 1994, pp.130-1

Robert G. Edelman, “The Figure Returns: 43rd Corcoran Biennial,”
Art in America, March, 1994, pp. 39-43

Howard Risatti, “43rd Corcoran Biennial,”
ARTFORUM, March, 1994, p. 92

Charlene Roth, “Bad Girls,”
Artweek, March 10, 1994, pp. 20-1

Wendy Hawley-Ruppel, “Remaking the Past in Our Own Image,”
Catalogue Essay for “New Old Masters”, February, 1994

Christopher Knight, “Bad Girls: Feminism on Wry,”
Los Angeles Times, February 8, 1994, p.4, Calendar

Nicole Cavazos, “Feminist Rage, Bad Girls West takes Hollywood by Groin at Wight Art Gallery,”
Daily Bruin, January 25,1994, pp. 14-15

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp, “And When They Were Bad…,”
Los Angeles Times, January 16, 1994, pp. 4, 77

Martha McWilliams, “Go Figure,”
Washington City Paper, November 12, 1993, p. 43

Kenneth Baker, “Contemporary Painting Celebrated in D.C.,”
San Francisco Chronicle, November 7, 1993, pp. 46-47

Eric Gibson, “Who are the new stars of painting?”
The Washington Times, November 2, 1993, p. C17

Gary Sangster, “Ken Aptekar,”
Catalogue essay for 43rd Corcoran Biennial of American Painting, October, 1994 PDF

Hank Burchard, “Out of the Fire, Into the Melting Pot,”
The Washington Post, October 29, 1993, p 56

Helen Shortal, “Bodily Fluids: School 33 Deconstructs the Birds and the Bees,”
City Paper, Baltimore, March 6, 1992, p. 22

Vivien Raynor, “‘Bedrooms’ and Drawings,”
The New York Times, February 17, 1991, p. 14

Ken Aptekar, “Post-Boys&Girls,” Catalog introduction for exhibition Post-Boys&Girls, Artists Space, New York, 1990-91 PDF

Carol Zemel, “Post-Boys&Girls: The Return of the Suppressed,” Catalog essay for exhibition Post-Boys&Girls, Artists Space, New York, 1990-91 PDF

Michael S. Kimmel, “Post-Boys&Girls: Men & Women? Catalog essay for exhibition Post-Boys&Girls, Artists Space, New York, 1990-91 PDF

Renee Green, “What’s Painting Got to Do with It? Representing Gender & Sexuality in the Age of Post-Mechanical Reproduction,” Catalog essay for exhibition Post-Boys&Girls, Artists Space, New York, 1990-91 PDF

James M. Saslow, “New Moves in an Old Game,” Catalog essay for exhibition Post-Boys&Girls, Artists Space, New York, 1990-91 PDF

Elizabeth Hess, “Yesterday’s Children,”
The Village Voice, December 4, 1990, p. 93

Gerrit Henry, “Ken Aptekar at Bess Cutler,”
Art in America, June, 1990, p. 179-80 PDF

James Saslow, “Rethinking Masculinity: Ken Aptekar,”
The Advocate, May 22, 1990, pp. 54-55 PDF

Nancy Gonchar, “Gender Fiction,” Catalog essay for exhibition of same title, University Art Museum, SUNY-Binghamton, 1989 PDF

Robert Atkins, “New This Week: Ken Aptekar,”
Seven Days, December 5, 1989 PDF

David McCracken, “Exhibit has its fun and its serious sides,”
Chicago Tribune, March 10, 1989

William Zimmer, “Kenneth Aptekar at Sid Deutsch,”
Arts Magazine, May, 1984 PDF

Grace Glueck, “Critics’ Choices,”
The New York Times, June 20, 1982

William Zimmer, “Ken Aptekar,”
Soho Weekly News, November 22, 1979