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Works in Public Collections - Articles and Essays by/on Marcia Hafif - Catalogs - Biographic Notes


ARTICLES and ESSAYS by/on Marcia Hafif:

ODILON REDON , The New Morality, Rome, Italy, Fall 1962
STATEMENT BY THE ARTIST, catalogue essay, La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, California, 1975
BEGINNING AGAIN, Artforum, September 1978
ROBERT RYMAN: ANOTHER VIEW, Art in America, September 1979
MONOCHROME IN NEW YORK, discussion, Flash Art, November 1979
MARCIA HAFIF, letter published in Peinture, Cahiers Theorique, Paris, 1979
CONVERSATION, discussion, Cover #4, 1980-81
GETTING ON WITH PAINTING, Art in America, April 1981
PLAIN PAINTING, Artistes, July 1984
BUILTWORKS/INSTALLATIONS, Catalogue essay, Sarah Lawrence College, February 1985
TRUE COLORS, Art in America, June 1989
THE CRITIC IS (?) ARTIST, M/E/A/N/I/N/G, #5, 1989
WHY PAINT, catalogue essay, Galerie Conrads, Neuss (Dusseldorf), 1990
MARKING TIME, paper read at College Art Association, Feb. 1990
ON COMPOSITION, catalogue essay, MALEREI PUR, Gesellschaft fur akustische Lebenshilfe, Kiel, Germany, 1991
NOTES FROM GENEVA, seminar notes with Catherine Queloz, Liliane Schneider, Jerome Baratelli, 1992
PAINTING AFTER PROGRESS: THE PAINTER'S PREDICAMENT, presentation in panel discussion organized by Robert Storr at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, 1993
SILENCE IN PAINTING, 1993, published in SILENCE: INTERDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES, Adam Jaworski, editor, Mouton de Gruyter, Berlin, 1997
THE INVENTORY, in MARCIA HAFIF: FROM THE INVENTORY, exhibition catalogue, Von der Heydt-Museum, Kunsthalle Barmen, Jan. 1994
A LITTLE HISTORY, paper related to exhibition at Karl Ernst Osthaus Museum, Hagen
PAINT COLOR/LIGHT COLOR, paper read at Kunstakademie Wien, colloquium on color


Germano Celant, MARCIA HAFIF, catalogue essay, La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, California, 1975
Marisa Volpi Orlandini, MARCIA HAFIF, Data Magazine, Fall, 1974
Maurice Poirier, Jane Necol, 13 STATEMENTS AND AN ESSAY, interview Art in America, Oct. 1983
Lilly Wei, RADICAL PAINTING, catalogue essay, Williams College, 1984
Lilly Wei, TALKING ABSTRACT, interview, Art in America, 1987
Jean-Charles Massera, MARCIA HAFIF, FROM THE INVENTORY: BLEU PARISIEN, review, Opus International, Summer 1991
Ghislain Mollet-Vieville, INTERVIEW WITH MARCIA HAFIF, Paris, 1991 published in KARO DAME, catalogue for KARO DAME exhibition, Aarau, 1995
Jean-Charles Massera, LA VIE EN ROSE, Artefactum, Sept. 1992
John Zinsser, INTERVIEW WITH MARCIA HAFIF, New York, 1993 unpublished
Jean-Charles Massera, YOUR ATTENTION PLEASE, catalogue essay in MARCIA HAFIF: FROM THE INVENTORY, Von der Heydt-Museum, January 1994
Robert C. Morgan, HOLDING THE GROUND, catalogue essay in MARCIA HAFIF: FROM THE INVENTORY, Von der Heydt-Museum, January 1994
Dr. Ulricke Schuck, MALEREI UND FARBE, catalogue essay in MARCIA HAFIF, ERIK SAXON, studio a - sammlung fur konkrete kunst, Otterndorf, May 1994
Dr. Lucy Grossmann, catalogue essay in MARCIA HAFIF: FROM THE INVENTORY, Haus fur und konkrete Kunst, Zurich 1995
Christian Besson, RECOMMENCER, CONTINUER, essay, L’Espace d’Art Contemporain de Demigny, 1996
Ulrich Bischoff, Marcia Hafif in Dresden, in Marcia Hafif, Acrylic Glaze Paintings, catalogue for STUDIO - EXHIBITION, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Dresden, 1999
Reinhard Ermen, Ein Gemalde ist ein Gemalde, ist ein Gemalde, zur arbeit von Marcia Hafif. Kunstforum, pp. 255 - 265, July - August, 1999
Johannes Meinhardt, Monochrome as a Painting Breakdown and Breakpoint, in catalogue for The Tao of Painting, Principles in Monochrome, McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
Edelbert Kob, The Voice of the Artist, in Museum Architecture, Texts and Projects by Artists , verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Konig
Andreas Pinczewski, Das Ewige Ende der Malerei, in Marcia Hafif, Ready Made Glaze Paintings, GEDOK Stuttgart e.V., Galerie Michael Sturm, Stuttgart, 2001
Andreas Pinczewski, Bevor Kunst Zur Kunst Wird, in Bleistift auf Papier, Pencil on Paper, Marcia Hafif, Galerie Michael Sturm, Stuttgart, 2003
Review, Edith Newhall, Philadelphia Inquirer, 2009
Creating Beyond her World, Laguna Beach Magazine, p.44-47, 2009
Hannelore Paflik-Huber, Kunstforum Bd. 196, Zeichen zur Zeit, p.83, April-May, 2009
Reinhard Ermen, Kunstforum Bd. 198, Zeichen zur Zeit II, Marcia Hafif pp. 382-385 August-September, 2009
Lilly Wei, Art in America, Dorsky Gallery, LIC, 2009


BEGINNING AGAIN, in THEORIES OF CONTEMPORARY ART , by Richard Hertz, Prentice-Hall, 1985
GETTING ON WITH PAINTING, translated into German, reprinted in Neue Kunst in Europa, October/November 1982
MARCIA HAFIF, ECRITS & INTERVIEWS, collected by Arnaud Lefebvre, Paris, 1994


POMONA HOUSES, Mother Lode Editions 1972
WORDS, self-published, 1976, re-published 1997
NOTES ON BOB AND NANCY, self-published film script, 1977
LETTERS TO J-C, Kunstverein Grafschaft Bentheim, 1999
THE INVENTORY: PAINTING, self-publishes, 2012


NOTES ON BOB AND NANCY, 1 hour, sound and color, Super 8, 1976
INDIA TIME, 40 minutes, sound and color, Super 8, 1978


Letters to J.C. #6, #10, 1998
Vienna Suite, 1998
Ideal Women, 1999
Beach Rocks, Winter, 1999


Dorsky Galerie, LIC
Pecha Kucha, MoMA