Barbara Kasten
Portfolio of Barbara Kasten
Exhibitions with Kadel Willborn:
2016 Staging Architecture
2014
2014 Photoweekend Düsseldorf // www.duesseldorfphotoweekend.de
2013 Scenes
2011 A matter of perspective /// upstairs: Selma Alaçam
2010 Just a Matter of Time //
1936 born in Chicago, lives and works in Chicago, US

studies at California College of Arts an Crafts, Oakland, California, US and at University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, US


Institutional Collections (selection):
Tate Modern, London, UK
Generali Foundation, Vienna, AT
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, US
High Museum of Art Atlanta, Georgia, US
Amon Carter Museum, Forth Worth, Texas, US
J. Paul Getty Museum Los Angeles, US
Museum of Modern Art, Lodz, PL
Art Institute of Chicago, US
Art Tower Mito Contemporary Art Gallery, Mito, Japan
Museum of Fine Arts Houston, US
Centro Cultural Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City, MX

Awards and residencies:
2009-12
Faculty Development Grant, Columbia College Chicago, US
2006-8
Distinguished Artist, Columbia College Chicago, US
2005
Faculty Development Grant, Columbia College Chicago, US
1998
Graduate International Faculty Development Grant, Columbia College Chicago, US
1996
Artist in Residence, EKLISIA, Gumusluk, TR
1995
Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, Cornell Council for the Arts, US
Visiting Artist Residency, US
USIA Arts America Cultural Specialist, (in Lithuania, Estonia, LT)
Artist in Residence, EKLISIA, Gumusluk, TR
1991
Apple Digital Photography Grant
Artist in Residence, Musee de Pont Aven, Pont Aven, FR
1985
Capp Street Project Residency, San Francisco, California, US
1982
John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, US
Polaroid Collection Program (1982 - present)
1981
National Endowment of the Arts Grant; Project Director, Videotape Documentary,
"High Heels and Ground Glass" Coast Community College District
1977
National Endowment of the Arts, Photography Fellowship
1971
Fulbright Hays Fellowship, PL
Solo exhibitions
2018 Philara Collection, Düsseldorf, DE
2017 "Parti Pris", Bortolami, New York, US
"Intervals", Thomas Dane Gallery, London, UK
2016 "Barbara Kasten: Stages", MOCA Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, US
"Staging Architecture", Kadel Willborn, Düsseldorf, DE
"Barbara Kasten. "I want the eyes to open" – Josef Albers", Hannah Hoffmann Gallery, Los Angeles, US
2015 "SET MOTION", Bortolami, New York, US
"Barbara Kasten: Stages", Graham Foundation, Chicago, US
"Barbara Kasten: Stages", Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, US
2014 Düsseldorf Photo Weekend, Kadel Willborn, Düsseldorf, DE
2013 "Scenes", Kadel Willborn, Düsseldorf, DE
2012 "Behind the Curtain", Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Fransisco, California, US
2011 "Ineluctable", Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago, US
Galerie Kadel Willborn, Karlsruhe, DE
"Channel to the New Image”, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, US
"Experimental Photography from the 70’s", Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA
2010 Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, US
Almine Rech Gallery, Paris, FR
2009 "Through a Glass Darkly", Video Installation, SubCity, Fine Arts Building, Chicago, US
2007 Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, US
2006 Yancey Richardson Gallery, NY, US
2004 Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, California, US
Tampa Gallery of Photography, Tampa, Florida, US
2002 Art Museum, University of Memphis, Tennessee, US
2001 Gallery Luisotti, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, California, US
2000 Smallworks Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada, US
1999 John Weber Gallery, New York, New York, US
Gallery Luisotti, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, California, US
1998 Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, New York, US
1997 Small Works Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada, US
1996 "Buried: Goddesses, Temples & Amphoras", Gallery Luisotti, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, California, US
"Buried", Frederick Spratt Gallery, San Jose, California, US
"Through the Lens... and back", Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, New York, US
"Goddesses, Temples & Relics", Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, US
1995 Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, LT
Parchman Stremmel, San Antonio, Texas, US
1993 Place Sazaby/Gallery RAM, Los Angeles, California, US
1992 d.p. Fong and Spratt Gallery, San Jose, California, US
John Weber Gallery, New York, New York, US
"El Médol", Tinglado 2, Tarragona, ES
1991 "Barbara Kasten: Works from 1986-1990", Spirit Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, US
PARCO Exposure Gallery, Tokyo, JP
"The Pueblos Series", URBI et ORBI Galerie, Paris, FR
"Barbara Kasten: A Retrospective 1980-1990", Photo Forum, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, US
1990 "Cliff Dwellings", Ehlers-Caudill Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, US
John Weber Gallery, New York, New York, US
1989 Krygier Landau Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California, US
The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
"Barbara Kasten: Architectural Sites", International Center of Photography Midtown, New York, New York, 1989, US
1988 "Barbara Kasten: Architectural Sites", Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, US
1987 Richard Green Gallery, Los Angeles, California, US
Loyola University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, US
"Separate Realities: The Photographs of Barbara Kasten", John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, US
"Architectural Sites", John Weber Gallery, New York, US
Kimo Theater, Albuquerque, New Mexico, US
1986 John Weber Gallery, New York, US
Keihan Gallery, Osaka, JP
Yurakucho Asahi Gallery, Tokyo, JP
Foster Goldstrom Gallery, Dallas, Texas, US
1985 Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California, US
“Toward an Interconnectedness of All Things”, Wright State University, Dayton, US
“Exact Seeing”, Capp Street Project, San Francisco, California, US
Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, US
“Constructs”, Port Washington Library, Port Washington, New York, US
Joe and Emily Lowe Art Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, US
"Recent Photographic Constructions", Vision Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, US
G.H. Dalsheimer Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland, US
1984 Columbia College, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Illinois, US
John Weber Gallery, New York, US
Karl Bornstein Gallery, Santa Monica, California, US
The Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, US
1983 Carol Taylor Art, Dallas, Texas, US
"Barbara Kasten: New Work in Cibachrome and Polaroid", Bernie’s Restaurant, Los Angeles, CA
1982 Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, US
John Weber Gallery, New York, US
"Centric 2", Art Museum and Galleries, California State University, Long Beach, California, US
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, US
University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, Connecticut, US
1981 International Museum of Photography, George Eastman House, New York, US
1978 "Non-Camera Blueprints", The Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis, US
1977 Simon Lowinsky Gallery, San Francisco, California, US
1976 Jack Glenn Gallery, Newport Beach, California, US
The Phoenix Gallery, San Francisco, California, US
Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, New York, US
1974 Brand Library and Art Center, Glendale, US
1973 "Seated Forms", Isabelle Percy West Gallery, California College of Arts and Culture, Oakland, US
1972 "Fiber Sculpture", Galeria Rzeźby, Warsaw, Poland
Gallery of Sculpture, Warsaw, PL
1971 "Fiber Sculpture", Anneberg Gallery, San Francisco, US
Group exhibitions
2019 "The Polaroid Project", Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, US; WestLicht Museum für Fotographie, Vienna, AT; c/o Berlin, DE; MIT Museum, Cambridge, US
"Sharjah Biennal 14", Sharjah Art Foundation, UAE
2018 "Into the Light: Photography and Abstract Art", Tate Modern, London, UK
"The Polaroid Project", Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, US; WestLicht Museum für Fotographie, Vienna, AT; c/o Berlin, DE; MIT Museum, Cambridge, US
"Kleine Geschichte(n) der Fotografie", Sprengel Museum Hannover, DE
"Kleine Geschichte(n) der Fotografie (#1)“, Sprengel Museum Hannover, DE
2017 "Light Play: Experiments in Photography, 1970s to the Present", LACMA, Los Angeles, US
"Enter Stage Left", Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, IE
"Foto Kinetik: Bewegung, Körper & Licht in den Sammlungen", Museum der Moderne Salzburg, AT
"L'Été plus vaste que l'Empire", Wentrup Gallery, Berlin, DE
"Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie 2017 – Farewell Photography", Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen, DE
"University of Disasters", Bortolami Gallery, New York, US
"Extended Compositions", Kunsthaus CentrePasquArt, Bienne, CH
2016 "Montage", Off Vendome, New York, US
"Rotation 2015", Recent Acquisitions at the California Museum of Photography, University of California, Riverside, US
"and, something like fire dancing", Susan Hobbs, Toronto, CA
"Tales of Raciocination“, Campoli Presti, London, UK
"Inszeniert! / Spektakel und Rollenspiel in der Gegenwartskunst", Kunsthalle München, DE
"Gist & Gesture", Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, US
"Still Life with Fish: Photography from the Collection", Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, US
"Chicago and Vicinity", Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, US
"Vitreous Humour", Kansas Gallery, New York, US
"Less is a Bore. Reflections on Memphis", KAI 10, Düsseldorf, DE
"Every Day I Make My Way", Minerva, Sydney, AU
"On Space and Place: Contemporary Art from Chicago, Los Angeles, Mexico City, and Vancouver", DePaul Art Museum in collaboration with ART21, DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, US
"Abstract Object", Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, US
"Camera of Wonders", Centro de la Imágen, México City, MX
2015 "The Architectural Impulse", Cristin Tierney Gallery, New York, NY, US
"Part Picture", Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Canada Colors of the Southwest, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM, US
"Women and Abstraction", Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL, US
"Cyanotypes: Photography’s Blue Period", Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA, US
"Celebrating Photography at the National Gallery of Art: Recent Gifts", National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., US
"Extended Compositions", Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, DE
"IMAGINE REALITY. RAY 2015 Fotografieprojekte Frankfurt / RheinMain", MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, Museum Angewandte Kunst, Fotografie Forum, Frankfurt am Main, DE
2014 "The Will to Architecture", Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Texas, US
"Altarations: Built, Blended, Processed", University Galleries, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, US
"A World of Its Own: Photographic Practices in the Studio", Museum of Modern Art, New York, US
"1980's Style: Image and Design in The Dorsky Museum Collection", Samuel Dorksy Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz, US
"Photo Lab", New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico, US
"The Invented Image: Photographs From the Collection", High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, US
"The Material Image", curated by Debra Singer, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, New York, US
2013 "The Stand In (Or a Glass of Milk), Phase 1: An Unbiased Teal", Public Fiction, Los Angeles, CA, US
"Think First, Shoot Later, Photography from the MCA Collection", Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL, US
"Colors! American Photography Transformed", Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, TX, US
"Histories/Photographies", DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL, US
"The Polaroid Years: Instant Photography and Experimentation", Vassar College, New York, US
"A Democracy of Images: Photographs from the Smithsonian American Art Museum", Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C., US
"Black Rabbit, White Hole", Samuel Freeman Gallery, Los Angeles, US
"The 5th Dimension", Ricou Gallery, Brussels, BE
"Museum of Modern Art and Western Antiquities Department of Light Recordings, Section IV: Lens Drawings", Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris, FR
"Decenter: An Exhibition on the Centenary of the 1913 Armory Show", Henry Street Settlement´s Abrons Arts Center, New York, US
"Colour Rush: 75 Years of Colour Photography in America", Milwaukee Museums of Art, Milwaukee, US
"Photography, Reconstructed", Prague Biennale Photo 3, Prague Biennale 6, Prague, CZ
"Beyond the Object", Brand New Gallery, Milan, IT
"See the Light – Photography, Perception, Cognition: The Marjorie and Leonard Vernon Collection", Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, US
"The Pommery Experience #11, An Odyssey: 30 Years of FRAC Champagne-Ardenne", Reims, FR
"Barbara Kasten & Sara Barker", Mary Mary, Glasgow, Laura Barlett Gallery, London, UK
2012 "Barbara Kasten and Justin Beal: Constructs, Abrasions, Melon and Cucumbers", Bortolami Gallery, New York, US
"Second Nature: Abstract Photography Then and Now", deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA, US
"Tektonika: Barbara Kasten & Magicgruppe Kulturobjekt", Nürnberger Kunstverein, Nürnberg, DE
"Construct", Mary Mary, Glasgow, UK
"Eclectic Coherence", Expo Chicago, Chicago, US
"Lost Line", Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, US
"Towards a Warm Math", On Stellar Rays Gallery, New York, US
2011 "Constructions, Barbara Kasten and Alexandra Leykauf", Carl Freedman Gallery, London, UK
"Untitled Document", Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago, US
"From Polaroid to (IM)POSSIBLE, Masterpieces of Instant Photography", The WestLicht Collection, Vienna,
"Channel to the New Image", Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, US
"Distilled Moments", Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California, US
2010 "Starburst: The History of Color Photography in the 1970’s", The Cincinnati Museum of Art, OH, US
"Picturing the Studio", School of the Art Institute Sullivan Galleries, US
"In a Paperweight", Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago, IL, US
Monique Meloche, Chicago, IL, US
Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL, US
"Just a Matter of Time", Galerie Kadel Willborn, Karlsruhe, DE
"Let There Be Geo", A+D Gallery, Columbia College Chicago, IL, US
2009 "Polaroid: Exp 09.10.09”, Atlas Gallery, London, GB
“Constructivismes”, Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels, BE
“Twilight”, Harris Lieberman Gallery, NY, US
“Contemporary Abstractions", Yancey Richardson Gallery, NY, US
“The Edge of Vision: The Rise of Abstraction in Photography”, Aperture Gallery, New York, US
2008 Re-Considering Color,Postmodern Classical II, The City College, CUNY, NY, US
2006 Alinari National Museum of Photography, Polaroid Collection Florence, IT
2005 Polaroid Collection traveling exhibition
2004 “In the Center of Things: A Tribute to Harold Jones”, Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ, US
2003 “American Perspectives”, Photographs from Polaroid Collection, Boston, MA, US
2002 “Through the Looking Glass”, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, Il, US
“Go On Being, Our Blue Star”, Tokyo Fuji Art Museum, JP
2001 “City 2000 - A project to document Chicago in the Year 2000”, Chicago Cultural Center, US
“Photograms from the 20th Century”, Jonson Gallery, University of New Mexico, US
“Zeros and ones: Digital Photography”, College of St. Francis, River Forest, Il, US
2000 “Cameraless Images”, The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, US
“Thomas Joshua Cooper, Anna Fox, Barbara Kasten, Seydou Keita, Tracey Moffatt and Gary Hillberg”, Museum of Contemporay Photography, Columbia College Chicago, US
“First Works”, Glass Curtin Gallery, Columbia College Chicago, Illinois, US
“Exhibition Highlights, 1995-2000”, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, US
“Architectural Constructs”, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, New York, US
“Polaroid Collection”, Tokyo Metro Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan, traveling
1999 "Contemporary Classicism", Neuberger Museum, Purchase, New York, US
Marjorie & Leonard Vernon Collection, Santa Barbara Museum, Santa Barbara, California, US
“Ancient History”, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, US
“Membership Print”, Museum of Contempoary Photography, Columbia College Chicago, US
1998 “Photograph’s Multiple Roles”, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College Chicago, US
"4 P-platinum, pixilated, pinhole, polaroid", Caldwell College, New Jersey, US
"Masterpieces of Photography from the Merrill Lynch Collection", James A. Michener Art Museum, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, US
1997 "Connexions and Disconnexions: Filiaci, Kasten, Thomas & Tanger", Nuova Icona, Venice, IT
"Eye of the Beholder", Avon Collection, International Center of Photography, New York, US
1996 "The Painted Photograph", University of Wyoming, DeCordova Museum, Massachusetts, US
1995 "Image de la mere", Le Forum des Halles, Paris, FR
"Targeting Images, Objects + Ideas", Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois, US
"bit by bit, postphotographic imaging", Hunter College, New York, US
Galleries, Bowling Green, Ohio, US
"This is A Set-Up: Fab Photo Fictions", Bowling Green State University, Fine Art Center, US
1994 "Stilled Pictures-Still Life", University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island, US
"Metamorphoses: Photography in the Electronic Age", Aperture, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania; San Jose Museum of Art, California, US
"Defining Color", TZ Art & Co., New York, US
"Portrait of My Mother", French Institute, Edinburgh, Scotland, London, GB
"Seurat Grows Up", Maine Coast Artist, Rockport, Maine, US
"The Allan Chasanoff Photographic Collection: Tradition and the Unpredictable", The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, US
"Experimental Vision: The Evolution of the Photograph", The Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado, US
1993 "American Made: The New Still Life", Isetan Museum, Tokyo, Japan, Royal College of Art, London, GB
1992 "New Acquisitions/New Work/New Directions", Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, US
"Set and Setting", Berland/Hall Gallery, New York, US
"California, The Cultural Edge", Directors Guild of America, L.A., California, US
"Proof: Los Angeles Art and the Photograph, 1960-1980", Laguna Art Museum Laguna Beach, California, US
1991 "Site Work: Architecture in Photography Since Early Modernism", The Photographers' Gallery, London, GB
"To Collect the Art of Women", Fine Arts Museum, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, New Mexico, US
1990 "Focus on Photography 1980-1990" Maier Museum of Art, Lynchburg, Virginia, US
"Das Konstruierte Bild", Kunstverein München, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Forum Bottchectruse, Bremen, Badischer Kunstverein, DE
"Constructed Spaces", Photographic Resource Center, Boston Architectural Center, Boston, Massachusetts, US
1989 "The Photography of Invention: American Pictures of the 1980's", National Museum of American Art, Washington D.C., Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, US
"Abstraction in Photography", Zabriskie Gallery, New York, US
"Photographs from Private Twin Cities Collections", Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota, US
1988 "Fabrications: Staged, Altered, and Appropriated Photographs", International Center of Photography, New York, US
“M. Anwal Kamal Collection of Art”, Cummer Gallery of Art, Jacksonville, Florida, US
"Selections 4", Photokina 88, Polaroid Gallery, Cologne, West Germany, US
1987 "Photography and Art: Interactions Since 1946", Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, US
“ART AGAINST AIDS”, benefit for The American Foundation for AIDS Reserarch, New York, US
“The Composed Exposure”, Jeffrey Linden Gallery, West Hollywood, California, US
1986 “Artists in Mid-Career”, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Franicsco, California, US
"Art and Advertising: Commercial Photography by Artists", International Center of Photography, New York, US
"Barbara Kasten / Gwenn Thomas", Reynolds/Minor Gallery, Richmond, US
1985 “PHOTOGRAMS”, The John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan Wisconsin, US
"Extending the Perimeters of 20th Century Photography", San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, California, US
"Paris-New York-Tokyo", Tsukuba Museum of Photography, Tokyo, JP
"Images of Excellence", International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, Rochester, New York, US
1984 Museum Folkwang, Essen, DE
"Barbara Kasten/Timothy Lamb", Film-in-the-Cities Gallery, St. Paul, MN
"Photography in California: 1945 to the Present", San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, US
“Barbara Kasten /Timothy Lamb”, Film in the Cities Gallery, St. Paul, Minnesota, US
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, FR
“Contemporary Constructs: 20 Los Angeles Photographers”, Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies/Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, California, US
1983 “An Artistic Conversation, 1931-1982: Poland/USA”, Dublin, IE
“Three-Dimensional Photographs”, Castelli Graphics, New York, US
“In Color: Ten California Photographers”, The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA, US
“Habitats”, The Clocktower, New York, US
”Photographers invite Photographers”, N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago, Il, J. Neimanas and Robert Heinecken, Curators, US
"Big Pictures By Contemporary Photographers", Museum of Modern Art, NY, US
1982 "Studio Work: Photographs by Ten Los Angeles Artists", Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, US
"20 x 24 Polaroid", National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC, US
"Poland USA Exchange", ARC Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, FR
"Color as Form: History of Color Photography", Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., US
International Museum of Photography at Eastman House, Rochester, New York, US
"Stanley Bowman/Barbara Kasten", San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, US
1981 "Still Life: Photographs from the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art", US
1980 Reasoned Spaces", Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, US
"Contemporary Photographs: Fernandez, Fulton, Kasten, Rome", Robert Freidus Gallery, New York, US
1979 "The New Season: 9 Contemporary Photographers", Witkin Gallery, New York, US
"Attitudes: Photography in the l970's", Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California, US
"Interchange", Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, California, US
"Altered Photographs", The Institute for Art and Urban Resources, PS 1, Long Island City, New York, US
1977 "Point of View: Carson, Kasten, Preston, Wolf", Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California, US
"Callis, Kasten, Zimmerman", University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, US
1975 "Gallery as Studio", Scripps College, Claremont, California, US
1974 "Barbara Kasten and Leland Rice", Ross-Freeman Gallery, Northridge, US
1971 "Photomedia", Museum of Contemporary Arts and Crafts, New York, New York, US
"Photo Image in Printmaking", San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, US
"Fiber Sculpture by Barbara Kasten and Image Banners by Maggie Brosnan", Financial Plaza of the Pacific, Honolulu, US
1970 "California Photographers", University of California, Davis, California, US
Publications
2016
"Less is a Bore. Reflections on Memphis", catalogue, KAI 10 | Arthena Foundation, Düsseldorf.
Angela Maria Piga: "Barbara Kasten: Giochi di Specchi", Casa Vogue, October 2016, p 54-59.
2015
Devika Singh: „Barbara Kasten. ICA, Philadelphia“, frieze, No. 173, September 2015, p 162f.
Claudia Bodin: "Alles ohne Pixel!", ART, 07/2015, p 48-57.
"Barbara Kasten: Stages", catalogue, ICA Philadelphia, US:
"+ QUE 20 ANS APRÈS. Collected Words and Images", catalogue, Generali Foundation, p 254-257.
Charlotte Cotton: „Barbara Kasten. Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia“, Artforum, Vol. 57, May 2015, p 368-370.
Leslie Hewitt: "Barbara Kasten by Leslie Hewitt", Interview for BOMB Magazine, Number 131 / Spring 2015.
Étienne Hatt: "La Photographie - une abstraction paradoxale", Artpress 420, March 2015, p 64- 71.
Niam Coghlan: "Form and Photography", Aesthetica, Issue 63, February/March 2015, p 28- 33.
Charlotte Cotton: "Barbara Kasten: Stages", Artforum, Vol. 53, no 5, January 2015, p 122.
Barbara Kasten: "Architectural Light", Art in America, January 2015, p 32-33.
2014
Florence Derieux: "adams x burr x de cointet x coplans x cordebard x craven x dheurle x durham x filliou x fontcuberta x general idea x hains x hains x hains x kasten x majerus x majerus x rondeau x wall x welling", catalogue, FRAC Champagne-Adrenne, Reims, p 235.
Alex Klein: "Studio Visit. Photographers at Work: With Barbara Kasten in Chicago", Aperture Magazne, Issue #214, Spring 2014 , p 22 - 24.
2013
"Museum of Modern Art and Western Antiquities Department of Light Recordings, Section IV: Lens Drawings“, catalogue, Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris.
Magdalena Kröner: „Im Gespräch: die Fotografin Barbara Kasten. Mit all dem postmodernen Zeug“, FAS, no 22 R, 02.06.2013.
2012
Christian Mückl: „Tektonika“ im Kunstverein Nürnberg. Stellenweise Stolperfallen, Nürnberger Zeitung, #154, p 8, Juli 2012.
Nick Stillman: „Review: Barbara Kasten“, artforum international mar 2012, p 285-286.
2011
Anthony Pearson: "set pieces - interview with Barbara Kasten", frieze, no 143, p 114 - 119.
Daniel Pies: "Reviews. Barbara Kasten, Galerie Kadel Willborn, Karlsruhe", frieze, no 2/2011.
Rebecca Robertson: "Building Pictures", ARTnews, no 03/2011.
2010
Kevin Moore: “Starburst: The History of Color Photography in the 1970’s”.
2009
Lyle Rexer: "The Edge of Vision: The Rise of Abstraction in Photography”, Aperture, New York.
2005
Gottfried Jager, Rolf H. Krauss, Beate Reese, Kerber: “Concrete Photography, Konkrete Fotografie”, Germany.
2004
“Through Wider Windows, 170-Year Breakthroughs in Photography”, Selections from the Tokyo Fuji Art Museum, Japan.
2002
“Reflections of Egypt”, University of Memphis, Tennessee (brochure).
Lyle Rexer, Harry N. Abrams: “Photography’s Antiquarian Avant-Garde, The New Wave in Old Processes”, New York.
“Go On Being, Our Blue Star”, Tokyo Fuji Art Museum, Japan.
1999
Harry N. Abrams: “Innovation/Imagination: 50 Years of Polaroid Photography”, Friends of Photography.
“Contemporary Classicism”, Curated by Judy Collinschan, Neuberger Museum of Art.
1998
Thomas Bridges: “Moments of Grace: Spirit in the American Landscape”, APERTURE, Winter Issue.
“Photography’s Multiple Roles”, The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College Chicago, Art Publisher.
Robert Friedman: “The Life Millenium”, Time Life Books, New York.
“The M. Anwar Kamal Collection of Art”, Margaret Koscielny, Curator, The Cummer Gallery of Art, Jacksonville, Florida.
1997
“the art of shapes”, Margaret Steele & Cindy Estes, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California.
Lanier Graham: “Goddesses”, Abbeville Publishing Group.
James A. Michener: “Masterpieces of Photography From The Merrill Lynch Collection” Art Museum, Becotte & Gershwin.
1996
Katherine Glasson: “Barbara Kasten Sees the Light”, Flatiron News Magazine, Summer Issue.
“Our Mothers, Portraits by 72 Women Photographers”, Viviane Esders, Stewart, Tabori & Chang.
“World History of Photography”, Naomi Rosenblum, Abbeville Publishing Group.
“Skyscrapers”, Judith Dupre, Black Dog & Levinthal, New York.
“This is a Set-Up: Fab Photo Fictions”, Bowling Green Stste University, The Fine Arts Center Galleries, Ohio.
1994
“A History of Women Photographers”, Naomi Rosenblum, Abbeville Publishing Group.
“Metamorphosis: Photography in the Electronic Age”, Michael Sand, APERTURE, no 136, Summer.
“Pathways to the Future of Digital Imaging”, James L. Enyeart, George Eastman House.
“IMAGE”, International Museum of Photography and Film Magazine, Vol 37, no 1-2.
1993
“Colour in the Camera”, Helen MacKinlay, Silver Kris, Singapore Airlines Inflight Magazine, October.
“American Made, The New Still-Life”, Curated by Patty Carroll, Isetan Museum of Art, Tokyo.
1992
“Proof: Los Angeles Art and the Photograph 1960-1980”, Charles Desmarais, Fellows of Contemporary Art, Laguna Art Museum.
“San Jose Art in Public Places Program”, Hilton Hotel and Tower, Curated by Frederick Spratt, The Pinnacle Company.
“20th Century Photography”, Collectors’ Annual, Curated by Timothy A. Eaton, Boca Raton Museum of Art.
1991
Deborah Irmas, Meg Perlman, Michele Druon: “Barbara Kasten: Works 1986-1990”, RAM, Tokyo, Japan.
“Site Work, Architecture in Photography Since Early Modernism”, The Photographers’ Gallery, London.
“To Collect The Art of Women”, The Jane Reese Williams Photography Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
1990
“Women Photographers”, Constance Sullivan, Harry N. Abrams Publisher.
“New Art”, Phyllis Freeman, Harry N. Abrams, Publisher.
“ICAC Weston Gallery Catalogue, Volume I”, Keiichi Kitahara, Publisher.
1989
“Das Konstruierte Bild”, Kunstverein Munchen, Edition Stemmle/Verlag.
“Artists of the 80’s, Selected Books From the Maslow Collection”, Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes College, Llewellyn & McKane.
“Decade by Decade, Twentieth-Century American Photography”, From the collection of The Center for Creative Photography, Little, Brown & Company.
“The Modernist Still-Life-Photographed”, Jean S. Tucker, University of Missouri-St. Louis.
“Art of the 80’s From the Collection of Chemical Bank”, Janice C. Oresman, The Montclair Art Museum.
“Six Ideas in Photography”, A Celebration of Photography’s Sesquicentennial, Gretchen Garner, Grand Rapids Art Museum.
“The Photography of Invention”, American Pictures of the 1980’s, Joshua P. Smith,
Smithsonian Institution.
1988
“The Art of Persuasion: A History of Advertising Photography”, Robert Sobieszek,
International Museum of Photography at the George Eastman House.
“Lorrin and Deane Wong Collection”, Ettinger & Reynolds Galleries, Art Institute of Southern California.
“8 Visions, Works by 8 Contemporary American Women”, PARCO Co., LTD.
“SmithKline & Fench Research & Developemtn Art Collection”, Tennyson Schad & Associates.
“Contemporary Icons & Exploraitons”, Curated by Daniel E. Stetson, Davenport Museum of Art, Iowa.
1987
“Photography and Art: Interactions Since 1946”, Andy Grundberg and Kathleen Gauss, Abbeville Press, New York.
“Legacy of Light”, Constance Sullivan, Alfred P. Knopf Publisher.
“Capp Street Project 1985-86”, San Francisco, California.
“Barbara Kasten: Contructs & Metaphases, Minolta Mirror”, Minolta Corp., Osaka, Japan.
“The Spiral of Artificiality”, Curated by P. Laster and R. Riccardo, Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York.
“The History of Photography”, Peter Turner, Bison Books, Ltd., London.
1986
“Cross Currents”, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Curated by Van Deren Coke.
“Artists in Mid-Carreer”, Curated by Dorothy Vanderstell, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
“Barbara Kasten”, catalogue, Yurakusho Ashai Gallery, Tokyo.
“Barbara Kasten; Toward an Interconnectedness Of All Things”, catalogue, University Art Galleries, Wright State University, Ohio.
1985
Estelle Jussim: “Constructs: Barbara Kasten”, New York Graphic Society and The Polaroid Corporation.
“Fabrications: Staged, Altered and Appropriated Photographs”, Anne Hoy, Abbeville
Press, New York.
“Masterpieces of Photography from the George Eastman House Collections”, Robert Sobieszek, Abbeville Press, New York.
“Paris, New York, Tokyo”, Curated by Etsuro Ishihara, Tsukuba Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan.
1984
“The Gallery of World Photography: New Directions in Photography”, Weston Naef, Sueisha Publishing, Tokyo, Japan.
“The Alternative Image II”, John Michael Kohler Arts Center.
1983
“Photographers Invite Photographers”, Curated by Joyce Neimanas & Robert Heinecken, N.A.M.E. Gallery.
1982
“Studio Work: Photographs by Ten Los Angeles artists”, Kathleen McCarthy Gauss, Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
“Exchange Entre Artistes 1931-1982 Pologne-USA”, Curated by Pontus Hulten and Suzanne Page, ARC Musee D’Art Moderne De La Ville De Paris.
1980
“Reasoned Space”, Timothy Druckery & Marnie Gillett, Center For Creative Photography, Tucson.
1979
“The Photograph Collector’s Guide”, Lee D. Witkin & Barbara London, The New York Graphic Society, Boston.
“The New Season”, Lee D. Witkin, The Witkin Gallery, New York.
1978
“Interchange”, Jim Murray, Mount St. Mary’s College, Fine Art Gallery, Los Angeles.
1977
“Exhibitions ‘76, ‘77”, Marcia Weisman, Director, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles.
1975
“The Gallery as Studio”, Curated by Ann Leveque, The Galleries of the Claremont Colleges.
1970
“California Photographers 1970”, Curated by Fred Parker, Pasadena Art Museum, California.














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