Solo Exhibition Catalogues and Books
2015Keith Arnatt, Absence of the Artist, Sprüth Magers, London.
2012Keith Arnatt, works 1967-1996, Maureen Paley, London.
2009Box, Body, Burial: The sculptural imagination of Keith Arnatt, Henry Moore Institute, Essays on Sculpture, Leeds.
2007Keith Arnatt, I’m a Real Photographer, Chris Boot/Photographers’ Gallery, London.
1992One Foot Has Not Reached the Next Street, The British Council.
1991Keith Arnatt, XXI Bienal de São Paulo, The British Council.
1989Rubbish and Recollections, The Photographers’ Gallery, London/Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno.
1986The Forest of Dean, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol.
1979Walking the Dog, Omega Books, London.
19701220400-0000000, bulletin 23, art & project, Amsterdam.
1969TV Project Self-Burial, Fernsehgalerie Gerry Schum, Publication No.10, Düsseldorf.
Selected group exhibitions catalogues
2022 By the Sea, Land Art, Performance, Minimal Art, Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven
2019Home Sweet Home, Les Éditions Textuel, Paris.
2019The world exists to be put on a postcard, The British Museum, London.
2016Conceptual Art in Britain 1964-1979, Tate Publishing, London.
2016Performing for the Camera, Tate Publishing, London.
2015Konception/Conception, more Konzeption Conception now, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen.
2014Manifesto! An Alternative History of Photography, Museum Folkwang/Fotomuseum Winterthur/Steidl.
2014Ruin Lust, Tate Publishing, London.
2013Uncommon Ground: Land Art in Britain 1966-79, Hayward Publishing, London.
2012Ends of the Earth, Land Art to 1974, MOCA, Los Angeles.
2012Observers: Photographers of the British Scene From the 1930s to Now, SESI-SP Editora, São Paulo.
2011Modern British Sculpture, Royal Academy Publishing, London.
2011United Enemies, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds.
2010Human, Musée d’Art moderne et d’Art contemporain, Nice.
2009In & Out of Amsterdam: Travels in Conceptual Art, 1960-1976, MoMA, New York.
2008No Such Thing as Society, Hayward Publishing, London.
2007Centre of the Creative Universe: Liverpool and the Avant Garde, Tate Liverpool.
2007How We Are: Photographing Britain, Tate Publishing, London.
2006How To Improve the World: 60 Years of British Art, Hayward Publishing, London.
2004Behind the Facts: Interfunktionen 1968-75, Fundació Joan Miró, Centre d’Estudis d’Art Contemporani, Barcelona.
2002Blast to Freeze, British Art in the 20th Century, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg/Hatje Cantz.
2001Conception, Conceptual Documents 1968-1972, Norwich Gallery, Norwich.
2001Live In Your Head: Concept and Experiment in Britain 1965-1975, Museu do Chiado, Lisbon.
2000Live In Your Head: Concept and Experiment in Britain 1965-1975, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London.
1998Chemical Traces: Photography and Conceptual Art 1965-1975, Ferens Art Gallery, Kingston upon Hull.
1997The Impossible Document: Photography and Conceptual Art in Britain 1966-1976, Camerawork, London.
1997On the Bright Side of Life, NGKB Berlin/Kunstverein Ludwigshafen am Rhein.
1996Mai de la photo, Question de Genres, Edition Mairie de Reims.
1992Internationale Foto-Triennale, Esslingen.
1991De-Composition: Constructed Photography in Britain, British Council.
1991Pivot, sixteen artists using photography in Wales and Philadelphia, Oriel Mostyn, Llandudno.
1989Through the Looking Glass: Photographic Art in Britain 1945-1989, Barbican Art Gallery, London.
1989Anima Mundi, Still Life in Britain, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh/MCPC, Ontario.
1987Mysterious Coincidences: New British Colour Photography, The Photographers’ Gallery, London and Ffotogallery, Cardiff.
1986Photography as Performance, The Photographers’ Gallery, London.
19841965-72: When Attitudes Became Form, Kettles Yard, Cambridge & Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh.
1983The Prosaic Landscape, Ffotogallery, Cardiff & Museum of Modern Art, Oxford.
1981British Art 1940-1980, The Arts Council Collection, Hayward Gallery, London.
1981British Sculpture in the Twentieth Century, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London.
1980Photography as Medium, British Council.
1980Gerry Schum, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam & Museum Boymans van Beuningen, Rotterdam.
1976Time Words and the Camera/Zeit, Worte und die Kamera, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum, Joanneum, Graz.
1976Arte inglese oggi 1960-76, Electa, Milan.
1976Monumente durch Medien ersetzen…, Kunst- und Museumsverein Wuppertal.
1973Beyond Painting & Sculpture, Arts Council of Great Britain, London.
1972The New Art, Hayward Gallery, Arts Council of Great Britain, London.
1972Seven Exhibitions, Tate Gallery, London.
1971Roadshow: A New English Inquiry, XI Bienal de São Paulo, British Council.
1971Wall Show, Lisson Publications, London.
1970Idea Structures, Camden Arts Centre, London.
1970Information, Museum of Modern Art, New York.
1970Art as Idea in England, CAYC (Centro de Arte y Comunicación), Buenos Aires.
1970The British Avant Garde, New York Cultural Center, New York.
1970Umwelt-Akzente: die Expansion der Kunst, Kunstkreis Monschau.
1969Konzeption-Conception, Städtichen Museum, Leverkusen.
1969557,087, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle.
1969955,000, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver.
1969Environments Reversal, Camden Arts Centre, London.
2016Dillon, Brian, Conceptual Art in Britain 1964-1979, Tate Britain, Artforum.com, Slant, 16 August 2016.
2016Vasey, George, Conceptual Art in Britain 1964-1979, Art Monthly, June 2016, No. 397, pp. 20-22.
2016Cumming, Laura, So whose bright idea was this?, The Observer, 17 April 2016, p. 31.
2016Spence, Rachel, Thinking makes it so, FT Weekend, Life & Arts, 16 & 17 April 2016, p. 11.
2016Collings, Matthew, Here’s a bright idea, Evening Standard, Tuesday 12 April 2016, p. 30, 31.
2016Laing, Olivia, The art of nothing, The Guardian, Saturday 9 April 2016, p. 14.
2016Crow, Thomas, Conceptual Art in Britain: 1964-1979, Artforum.com, Preview, January 2016.
2015Smith, Trevor H., Absence of the Artist, Aesthetica Magazine, online, 26 September 2015.
2015Williamson, Andrea, Keith Arnatt: Absence of the Artist, This is tomorrow, online, 16 September 2015.
2015Sritharan, Brennavan, Keith Arnatt: the conceptual photographer who influenced a generation, British Journal of Photography, online, 4 September 2015.
2015Eicker, Eva, Absence of the Artist, Photomonitor, online, 4 September 2015.
2015Compton, Nick, High concept: Keith Arnatt’s ‘Absence of the Artist’ at Sprüth Magers, Wallpaper*, online, 1 September 2015.
2015Orr, Gillian, Keith Arnatt used humour to explore the notion of the invisibility of the artist, The Independent, online, 30 August 2015.
2015Orr, Gillian, Keith Arnatt used humour to explore the notion of the invisibility of the artist, The Independent on Sunday, 30 August 2015, pp. 10-11.
2015Knight, James, ‘Self-Burial with Mirror’( 1969) by Keith Arnatt, FT Weekend, Life & Arts, 29 & 30 August 2015, p.16.
2015O’Hagan, Sean, Keith Arnatt is proof that the art world doesn’t consider photography ‘real’ art, The Guardian, online, 27 August 2015.
2015Hegert, Natalie, Comic Relief: Humour and Playfulness at Frieze New York 2015, Huffington Post, online, 14 May 2015.
2013Castets, Simon, A Stone Left Unturned, Yvon Lambert Paris, February – March 2013, 68-69.
2013Smyth, Cherry, Keith Arnatt, Art Monthly, February 2013, 26.
2013Sherman, Sam, Critics’ Picks Keith Arnatt, Artforum.com, 4 January 2013.
2013Keith Arnatt, Monopol, January 2013, 129-130.
2012Doubal, Rosalie, Keith Arnatt: Works 1967-96, Time Out, 11 December 2012, 72.
2012Pyś, Pavel S., Keith Arnatt: Erasure and Disappearance, Mousse, December 2012 – January 2013, 220-223.
2012Ackermann, Tim, Der Freak von nebenan, Welt am Sonntag, 25 November 2012, 66.
2012Sleeman, Joy, The New Art, Hayward Gallery, London, 1972, Sculpture Journal, Volume 21.2, 2012, 73.
2011Alfrey, Nicholas, Romanticism Gets Real, Tate Etc, January 2011, 44-47.
2010Keith Arnatt, Self-Burial (Television Interference Project), 1969, Esopus, Fall 2010, 2, 8, 48, 72, 98, 124, 164, 176 & 177.
2009Fox, Dan, A Serious Business, Frieze, March 2009, cover & 108-113.
2009Packer, William, Box, Body, Burial, Henry Moore Institute, Financial Times, 11 March 2009, 10.
2009Grafik, Claire, Keith Arnatt 1930-2008, Art Monthly, February 2009, 23.
2009Martin, Courtney J., Keith Arnatt, Henry Moore Institute, Picks, Artforum, April 2009.
2008Herbert, Martin, Keith Arnatt, Art Monthly, March, 28-29.
2007Schwabsky, Barry, Keith Arnatt, The Photographers’ Gallery, Artforum, November 2007, 378.
2007Dillon, Brian, Keith Arnatt, Frieze, September 2007, 188.
2006O’Reilly, Sally, Do not adjust your set, Financial Times Magazine, October 2006, 42.
2004Wege, Astrid, Ready to Shoot, Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Artforum, Summer 2004, 261.
2003Hunt, Ian, Live in Your Head, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, Frieze, October 2000, 132-133.
2000Searle, Adrian, Slice of book, anyone?, The Guardian, 8 February 2000, 14.
2000Dorment, Richard, Idealists with big ideas, The Daily Telegraph, 10 February 2000
1997Hatton, Brian, Paraphotography, Art Monthly, June 1997, cover, 1-5.
1993Millar, Jeremy, Keith Arnatt, Frieze, May 1993, 55.
1990Walker, Ian, Keith Arnatt, European Photography, July 1990, 32-35.
1989Caiger-Smith, Martin, Keith Arnatt, Transport to Another World, Creative Camera, June 1989.
1989Cork, Richard, Refuse Assurance, The Listener, 35.
1989Feaver, William, Good Clean Dirt, The Sunday Observer, 18 June 1989.
1989Caiger-Smith, Martin, Blurring the boundaries, Royal Academy Magazine.
1988Butler, Susan, Between Frames, Aperture 113, New York.
1983Areas of Outstanding Beauty, ffhotoview, Summer 1983.
1979Feaver, William, Walking the dog in Dering Street, The Sunday Observer, 25 November 1979
1977Tisdall, Caroline, Catching his death, The Guardian, 30 May 1977
1976Morris, Lynda, Arte ingleses oggi, Data No. 20, Mar/April 1976, 45, 54.
1973Celant, Germano, British Avantgarde, Domus, 48.
1972Tisdall, Caroline, Art Think, The Guardian 17 August 1972.
1972Brett, Guy, Live action pieces at the Tate, The Times, 29 February 1972.
1972Cork, Richard, A new starting point for the Tate?, Evening Standard, 9 March 1973, 22.
1971Meehan, Thomas, A non-art article on art, Horizon, XIII No. 4, Autumn 1971, 4-5.
1971Harrison, Charles, Art on T.V., Studio International, January 1971, 30.
1970Avalanche, No. 1, Fall 1970, 3.
1970Honnef, Klaus, Zhen Fragen zur Concept Art, Magazin Kunst, 10 Jahrgang, Nr. 38, 2 Quartal, 1970, 1776.
1970Brett, Guy, Idea Structures, The Times, 3 July 1970.
Works made for magazines, catalogues and publications
2016Three Extensions, Publication, David Lamellas, Primary Information, New York.
1997Three Extensions, Publication, David Lamellas, Kunstverein München/Witte de With, Rotterdam.
1972Trouser – Word Piece, The New Art, Hayward Gallery, Arts Council of Great Britain, London. vol.180, no. 924.
1973Banausic Effort, Il Corpo Come Linguaggio (La “Body-art” e storie simili), Giampaolo Prearo Editore.
1971Art as an Act of Omission, Interfunktionen, Cologne, no. 6, September, 1971.
1971I have decided to go to the Tate Gallery next Friday, The British Avant Garde, New York Cultural Center, New York.
1971I have decided to go to the Tate Gallery next Friday, Studio International, London, May 1970.
1971Did I Intend to do this Work?, Wall Show, Lisson Publications, London, 1971.
1970A Specification for an Art Condition, Interfunktionen, Cologne, no.5, November 1970.
1970Is it possible for me to do nothing as my contribution to this exhibition?, Interfunktionen, Cologne, no. 5, November 1970.
1970This Statement appears on this Wall, Studio International, London, July/August Exhibition, vol.180, no. 924, p. 25.
1970Is it Possible for me to do nothing as my contribution to this exhibition? Idea Structures, Camden Arts Centre, London.
1970A Specification for an Art Condition, Idea Structures, Camden Arts Centre, London.
1970Three Extensions, Publication, David Lamellas, Nigel Greenwood Inc Ltd. London.
1970Decay, Interfunktionen, Cologne, no.4, March 1970.
Selected writings and statements
2004Self Burial, Fernsehgalerie Gerry Schum, Ready to Shoot, Kunsthalle Düsselforf, 2004.
1990Self Burial, 19:4:90 Television Interventions, Third Eye Centre, Glasgow.
1982Sausages and Food, Creative Camera, October 1982.
1976The Visitors, Zeit, Worte und die Kamera, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum, Joanneum, Graz, 1976.
1976Snapshots, Arte inglese oggi, 1960-76, Palazzo Reale, Milan, 1976.
1973Untitled statement, Beyond Painting and Sculpture, Arts Council of Great Britain, 1973.
Selected Interviews with the artist
2001Interview with Catherine Mosely in Conception, Conceptual Documents 1968-1972, Norwich Gallery, Norwich, 2001.
1997Interview with John Roberts, The Impossible Document: Photography and Conceptual Art in Britain 1966-1976, Camerawork, London.
Reference & other
2021Sublimation/Sublimierung, Redefining Materiality in Art after Modernism, Berger, Christian, Schlitte, Annika, Meiner, Germany, 133-159, ill. 139-158.
2015Perspectives on Place, Theory and Practice in Landscape Photography, Bloomsbury, London, J.A.P. Alexander, p 62, ill. 63.
2005Sperlinger, Mike, Orders! Conceptual Art’s Imperatives, Afterthought, new writing on conceptual art, Rachmaninoff’s, London, 2005, 17, 18.
1997Lippard, Lucy R, Six years: the dematerialization of the art object from 1966 to 1972. University of California Press, Los Angeles and London. 50-51, 119, 166, 172-74, 225.
1973Lippard, Lucy R, Six years: the dematerialization of the art object from 1966 to 1972. Praeger, New York.