Artist's notes
Selected Bibliography

C. R. (Carter Ratcliff), review, Art News, November 1971, p. 84
New American Abstract Painting, (exh cat), Madison Art Center, Madison, Wisconsin, 1972
New American Abstract Painting, (exh cat), Northern Illinois University Art Gallery, Dekalb, 1973
Options, 73/30, (exh cat), Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, 1973
Way of Color, 33rd Biennial Exhibition, (exh cat), Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1973, pp. 28-29, (ill)
Gilbert-Rolf, Jeremy, review, Artforum, 1974, p. 69
The Stedeliik Museum Collection, 1963-1973, (exh cat), January 1974
Painting and Sculpture Today, 1974, (exh cat), Indianapolis Museum of Art, 1974, p. 96, (ill)
Lubell, Ellen, review, Arts Magazine, March 1975, p. 14
Frank, Peter, review, Soho Weekly News, December 6, 1975, p. 10
A Change of View, (exh cat), The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut, 1975, (ill)
Painting Endures, (exh cat), Institute of Contemporary Arts, Boston, 1975; essay by Dore Ashton
Kaplan, Patricia, review, Art in America, September 1975, pp. 93-94
Larson, Philip, "Kes Zapkus", Arts Magazine, June1976, p. 13, (ill)
Perspective ’76, (exh cat), Freedman Art Gallery, Albright College, Reading, Pennsylvania, 1976
Critics' Choice, (exh cat), Lowe Art Gallery, Syracuse, and Munson- Williams Proctor Institute, Utica, New York, 1977
Fall 1977: Contemporary Collection, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut, 1977, (ill)
Lubell, Ellen, review, Arts Magazine, 1977, pp.35-36, (ill)
Russell, John, review, The New York Times, May 13, 1977, p. C22
Findsen, Owen, "Zapkus Paints Symphonies on Canvas", Cincinnati Enquire, July 2, 1979
Kes Zapkus, Paintings 1968-78, (exh cat), The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, 1978; essay by Robert Stearns
Sawin, Martica, "Kes Zapkus", Arts Magazine, June 1997, p.3, (ill)
Frank, Peter, review, The Village Voice, June 4, 1979, p. 83
Russell, John, review, The New York Times, May 25, 1979, p. C23
Castle, Ted, "Kes Zapkus' Modern Warfare”, Artforum, March 1981, pp. 74-76, (ill)
Lippard, Lucy R., "Notes on 'With Paint on Canvas'", Film Program Notes/Essay, Anthology Film Archives/Museum of Modem Art, New York, 1981
Baro, Gene, "Kes Zapkus: Drawing into Painting", (exh cat), Carnegie Institute, 1981
Glueck, Grace, review, The New York Times, Friday, November 27, 1981
Lochridge, Katherine, “Kes Zapkus: Notation/Progression”, (exh cat), Hecksher Museum, 1982
Castle, Ted, "Art Norms in 1982", Journal, Summer 1982
Lippard, Lucy R., "Art Tranquil, Art Defiant: Kes Zapkus", Art in America, Summer 1982
Freidman, Kenneth, and Frank, Peter, "Building a Contemporary Collection", Diversion, May 1982
Glueck, Grace, review, The New York Times, September 30, 1983
Raynor, Vivien, review, The New York Times, Sunday, November 18, 1984
Larson, Kay, review, New York Magazine November 26, 1984, p. 118
Lippard, Lucy R., "Battle Cries", The Village Voice, December 4, 1984
Warren, Ron, "Kes Zapkus at John Weber” Arts, January, 1985
Baker, Kenneth, "Kes Zapkus at John Weber", Art in America, March 1985
Welish, Marjorie, "Kes Zapkus at John Weber", Artnews, April 1988, p. 146
Cyphers, Peggy, "Kes Zapkus at John Weber", Arts Magazine, December 1989, pp. 95-95
The Grid: Organization and Idea, (exh brochure), Ben Shahn Galleries, The William Paterson College of New Jersey, Wayne, NJ, essays by Karl Lunde and David Raymond, 1990
Art on Paper, (exh cat) The Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro,1991
Welish, Marjorie, "The Open Work", Essay published by John Good Gallery, 1992
"On European Culture" (conversation with K. Zapkus), Art & Literature (Literatura ir Menas), Vilnius, 1992, pp. 4-10
Wei, Lily, "Kes Zapkus at Andre Zarre", Art in America, Sept. 1995, p.111
Welish, Marjorie, Signifying Art: Essays On Art After 1960, “Indeterminacy Meets Encyclopedia: Kestutis Zapkus” (Cambridge University Press, 1999), pp. 183-200
Wood, Liz, Riffs in Paint, The Suffolk Times, Mattituck, NY, pp.1a & 6a, July 5, 2001
Dodge, Norton T. & Rosenfeld, Alla, general editors, Art of the Baltics, The Struggle For Freedom of Artistic Expression Under The Soviet, 1945 – 1991, Co publication of Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, N.J. & London, U.K. & The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 2001, pp. 355, 359, 426, 441.
Harrison, Helen, review, The New York Times, Sunday, August 21, 2005, Long Island Section 14, pp. 9 (ill.)
Wood, Liz, Floor Plan for Art, New Art Sites Show, The Suffolk Times, Mattituck, NY, pp.1a & 7a (ill.) August 16, 2007
Berlind, Robert, "Kes Zapkus, OK Harris", review, Art In America, pp.144, March 2009


Gambone, Jerry, With Paint on Canvas: Kes Zapkus, 16mm documentary film, 42 minutes, color, released 1980, distributed by The American Federation of Arts Film Program at The Museum of Modern Art, New York

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