Published Interviews with the Artist
Karlstrom, Paul "Interviews with Jay DeFeo." Transcripts of audio-taped interviews. San Francisco, CA. Archives of American Art, 3 June 1975, 18 July 1975 and 23 January 1976.
Marechal-Workman, Andree. "An Interview with Jay DeFeo." Expo-See 13 (1985).
Roth, Moira, editor. Leela Elliott, interviewer. Connecting Conversations: Interviews with 28 Bay Area Women Artists, Oakland, CA: Eucalyptus Press (1988).
Roth, Moira. "Talking with Jay DeFeo." Artweek, 21 (8 February 1990).
Books and Articles (publications listed chronologically)
Kennedy, John F., et al, Creative America, Published for the National Cultural Center by The Ridge Press, Inc., New York, NY 1962.
Plagens, Peter. Sunshine Muse: Contemporary Art on the West Coast, 1945-1970, Praeger, New York, NY, 1974. (Revised 1999.)
Hopkins, Henry. 50 West Coast Artists. With photographs by Mimi Jacobs. Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA., 1982.
Albright, Thomas. Art in the San Francisco Bay Area: 1945-1980, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA., 1985.
Roth, Moira, ed., Leela Eliott, interviewer. Connecting Conversations: Interviews with 28 Bay Area Women Artists, Eucalyptus Press, Mills College, Oakland, Ca., 1988.
Albright, Thomas. On Art and Artists, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA., 1989.
McClure, Michael. Lighting the Corners: On Art, Nature and the Visionary - Essays and Interviews, An American Poetry Book, Albuquerque, NM, 1993.
Solnit, Rebecca. Secret Exhibition: Six California Artists of the Cold War Era. City Lights Books, San Francisco, CA, 1993.
Morgan, Robert C. After the Deluge: Essays on Art in the Nineties, Red Bass Publications, New York, NY, 1994.
Zelevansky, Lynn. Studies in Modern Art 4, The Museum of Modern Art at Mid-Century: At Home and Abroad, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, 1994.
Candida Smith, Richard. Utopia and Dissent in California: Art, Poetry and Politics of California, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA., 1995.
Watson, Steven. The Birth of the Beat Generation: Visionaries, Rebels, and Hipsters, 1944-1960, Pantheon Books, New York, NY, 1995.
Grand Street, Games 52, Volume Thirteen, Number 4, Grand Street Press, New York, NY, 1995.
Crow, Thomas. The Rise of the Sixties. Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, New York, NY, 1996.
Hoving, Thomas. Greatest Works of Art of Western Civilization, Artisan, New York, NY, 1997.
Strick, Jeremy. The Art Institute of Chicago: Museum Studies, vol. 25, no.1, 1997.
Green, Jane and Leah Levy, eds., et al. Jay DeFeo and "The Rose", University of California Press, Berkeley, CA and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, 2003.
Berkson, Bill. The Sweet Singer of Modernism & Other Art Writings 1985-2003, Qua Books, Providence, RI, 2004.
Kimmelman, Michael. The Accidental Masterpiece: On the Art of Life and Vice Versa, The Penguin Press, New York, NY, 2005.
Forsgren, Frida. San Francisco Beat Art in Norway, Press Publishing, Oslo, Norway, 2008
Gonzalez, A. (2016), Die Vulkane der Westküste, in: Süddeutsche Zeitung, February 26. Retrieved: March 16, 2016, from: http://www.sueddeutsche.de/kultur/2.220/amerikanische-nachkriegskunst-die-vulkane-der-westkueste-1.2882399
Miller, Dorothy. Sixteen Americans. New York, NY: The Museum of Modern Art, 1959.
Art Bank 64/66, San Francisco, CA: Art Association of the San Francisco Art Institute, 1966.
Monte, James. Late 50's at the Ferus. Los Angeles, CA: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1968.
Martin, Fred. For the Death Rose. Pasadena and San Francisco, CA: Pasadena Art Museum and San Francisco Museum of Art, 1969.
Creeley, Robert, and Neil A. Chassman, et al. Poets of the Cities of New York and San Francisco, 1950-1965. Dallas, TX: Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, 1974.
Green, Mark. A Kind of Beatness: Photographs of a North Beach Era 1950 - 1965. San Francisco, CA: Focus Gallery, 1975.
Greene, Merril. Jay DeFeo: Art as a Muscular Principle, 10 Artists and San Francisco, 1950-65. South Hadley, MA: John and Norah Warbeke Gallery, Mount Holyoke College, 1975.
Albright, Thomas; John William, et al. Rolling Renaissance: San Francisco Underground Art in Celebration: 1945 - 1968. San Francisco, CA: Intersection, 1976.
Turnbull, Betty. The Last Time I Saw Ferus, 1957 - 1966. Newport Beach, CA: Newport Harbor Art Museum, 1976.
Karlstrom, Paul J. Archives of American Art: California Collecting. Oakland, Ca: The Oakland Museum, 1977.
Hopkins, Henry. Painting and Sculpture in California: The Modern Era. San Francisco, CA: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1977.
Dillenberger, Jane and John Dillenberger. Perceptions of the Spirit in 20th Century American Art. Indianapolis, IN: Indianapolis Museum of Art, 1977.
Hopkins, Henry. Jay DeFeo. Berkeley, CA: Matrix Gallery, University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley 1978.
Kienholz, Ed. J. DeFeo. Hope, ID: The Faith and Charity in Hope Gallery, University of Idaho, 1979.
Lagoria, Georgianna M. and Fred Martin. Northern California Art of the Sixties. Santa Clara, CA: De Saisset Museum, University of Santa Clara, 1982.
Newman, James, et al. The Dilexi Years. Oakland, CA: The Oakland Museum, 1984.
Rubin, David S., Michael McClure, and Thomas Albright. Jay DeFeo: Selected Works, Past and Present: Adaline Kent Award Exhibition. San Francisco, CA: San Francisco Art Institute, 1984.
Three Pick Four San Francisco, CA: University of California Extension Center Art Gallery, 1984.
Roebuck, Jean. Directions in Bay Area Painting: A Survey of Three Decades 1940 - 1960. Davis, CA: Richard Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis, 1984.
Rubin, David S. Concerning the Spiritual: The Eighties, San Francisco, CA: San Francisco Art Institute, 1985.
Neubert, George W. San Francisco Bay Area Painting. Lincoln, NE: Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, 1985.
Holland, Katherine Church, et al. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art: the Painting and Sculpture Collection. San Francisco, CA: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1985.
Van Proyen, Mark. Dissonant Abstractions. San Jose, CA: San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, 1986.
Bernstein, JoAnne G. and Philip E. Linhares. Faculty Retrospective Exhibition. Oakland, CA: Mills College Art Gallery, Mills College, 1986.
Edwards, Jim. Jay DeFeo / Madeline O'Connor. Victoria, TX: Nave Museum, 1986.
Ayres, Anne; Andrea Liss and Elizabeth Shepherd. Forty Hears of California Assemblage. Los Angeles, Ca: Wight Art Gallery, University of California at Los Angeles, 1989.
Stich, Sidra, and Brigid Doherty. Jay DeFeo: Works on Paper. Berkeley, CA: University Art Museum, University of California at Berkeley. 1989.
Roth, Moira. Jay DeFeo, An Intimate View: Small Paintings 1986 through 1989, Santa Cruz, CA: The Art Museum of Santa Cruz County, 1990.
Solnit, Rebecca, Bruce Nixon, Michael McClure, et al. Lyrical Vision: The 6 Gallery 1954 - 1957. Davis,CA: Natsoulas / Novelozo Gallery, 1990.
Landauer, Susan. Paper Trails: San Francisco Abstract Expressionist Prints, Drawings, and Watercolors. Santa Cruz, CA: The Art Museum of Santa Cruz County, 1993.
Linhares, Philip E. Here and Now: Bay Area Masterworks from the di Rosa Collections. Oakland, CA: The Oakland Museum, 1994.
Phillips, Lisa, et al. Beat Culture and the New America, 1950-65, New York, NY: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1995.
Nash, Steven A., et al. Facing Eden: 100 Years of Landscape Art in the Bay Area. San Francisco, CA: M. H. de Young Memorial Museum, 1995.
Levy, Leah and Rolando Castellon. Jay DeFeo. San Jose, Costa Rica: Museo de Arte y Diseno Contemporaneo, 1996.
Landauer, Susan and Dore Ashton. The San Francisco School of Abstract Expressionism. Laguna Beach, CA: Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, 1996.
Lewallen, Constance, Bill Berkson, Walter Hopps, and Michael McClure. Jay DeFeo: Selected Works 1952-1989, Philadelphia, PA: Goldie Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, 1996.
Kertess, Klaus; Constance Lewallen and Robert Whyte. Jay DeFeo: The Florence View and Related Works 1950 - 1954. San Francisco, CA: Museo ItaloAmericano, 1997.
Lasting Legacy: Selections from the Lannan Foundation Gift. Los Angeles, CA: The Museum of Contemporary Art, 1997.
Freedman, Tracy and Donna Wingate. Homage to the San Francisco Art Institute. Hackett-San Francisco, CA: Freedman Gallery, 1999.
Phillips, Lisa. The American Century: Art and Culture 1900-2000. New York, NY: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1999.
Raven, Arlene. True Grit. New York, NY: Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, 2000.
Baron, Stephanie, ed., et al. Made in California: Art, Image and Identity, 1900-2000. Los Angeles and Berkeley, CA: Los Angeles County Museum of Art and University of California Press, 2001.
Fuller, Diana Burgess and Daniela Salvioni, eds. Art/Women/California: Parallels and Intersections, 1950-2000. Berkeley and San Jose, CA: University of California Press with the San Jose Museum of Art, 2002.
Ratcliff, Carter and Lisa Phillips. Jay DeFeo: Ingredients of Alchemy, Before and After 'The Rose.' New York, NY: Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, 2002.
Edwards, Jim. Jay DeFeo: Doctor Jazz and Works on Paper, 1952-1989. Logan, UT: Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University, 2002.
Varnedoe, Kirk, and Roberta Bernstein. Ferus. New York, NY: Gagosian Gallery, 2002.
Prather, Marla and Dana A. Miller. An American Legacy, A Gift to New York. New York, NY: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2002.
Sussman, Elisabeth. Jay DeFeo: Her Tripod and Its Dress. New York, NY: Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, 2003.
Drawing Modern: Works from the Agnes Gund Collection, Cleveland, OH: Cleveland Museum of Art, 2003.
Duncan, Michael. and Kristine McKenna. Semina Culture: Wallace Berman and His Circle. Santa Monica, CA: Santa Monica Museum of Art, 2005.
Lines of Discovery: 225 Years of American Drawing, Columbus, GA: Columbus Museum of Art, 2006.
Miller, Dana A. and Anne Wilkes Tucker. Jay DeFeo: No End and Botanicals. Santa Fe, NM: Dwight Hackett projects, 2006.
Hainley, Bruce. Jay DeFeo: Applaud the Black Fact. Boston, MA: Nielsen Gallery, 2007.
Leach, Dan and Julie Sasse. An Eclectic Eye: Selections from the Dan Leach Collection. Tucson, AZ: Tucson Museum of Art, 2007.
Rondinone, Ugo. The Third Mind: Carte Blanche a Ugo Rondinone. Paris, France: Palais de Tokyo, 2007.
Hoffmann, Jens. Jay DeFeo: Where the Swan Flies. Houston, TX: Moody Gallery, 2008.
Paquement, Alfred and Jean de Loisy, Angela Lampe, Dana A. Miller, et al. Traces du Sacre. Paris, France: Centre Pompidou, 2008.
Photographic Works to Benefit the Foundation for Contemporary Arts. New York: Foundation for Contemporary Arts. 2008.
Morineau, Camille. elles@centrepompidou: Women Artists in the Collection of the Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre de Création Industrielle. Paris: Éditions du Centre Pompidou. 2009.
Rosenfeld, Michael, ed. Abstraction Expressionism: Further Evidence, Painting and Sculpture. New York: Michael Rosenfeld Gallery. 2009.
Hoffmann, Jens and Stacen Berg, eds. Paul McCarthy’s Low Life Slow Life: Tide Box, Tide Book. San Francisco and Ostfildern, Germany: California College of the Arts and Hatje Cantz Verlag. 2010.
Smith, William S. IGY. New York: Marianne Boesky Gallery. 2010.
Berry, Ian, and Jack Shear, eds. Twice Drawn: Modern and Contemporary Drawings in Context. New York and Sarasota Springs, NY: Prestel and Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College. 2011.
Falino, Jeannine, ed. Crafting Modernism: Midcentury American Art and Design. New York: Abrams and Museum of Arts and Design. 2011.
Hosfelt, Todd, and Stephanie Hanor. DEFEO. San Francisco: Hosfelt Gallery. 2011.
Singer, Debra, and Gregory Volk. Night Scented Stock. New York: Marianne Boesky Gallery. 2011.
Miller, Dana. Jay DeFeo: A Retrospective. New York and New Haven: Whitney Museum of American Art and Yale University Press. 2012.
Rondinone, Ugo. The Spirit Level. New York: Gladstone Gallery. 2012.
Dreishpoon, Douglas, Louis Grachos, David Pagel, and Heather Pesanti. Decade: Contemporary Collecting 2002–2012. Buffalo: Albright-Knox Art Gallery. 2012.
LeFalle-Collins, Lizzetta. Choose Paint! Choose Abstraction! San Francisco: Museum of the African Diaspora. 2012.
Schwager, Michael. Renaissance on Fillmore, 1955–65. Sonoma, CA: di Rosa. 2012.
Fraenkel, Jeffrey. The Unphotographable. San Francisco: Fraenkel Gallery. 2013.
Yau, John. Jay DeFeo: Chiaroscuro. Zurich: Galerie Eva Presenhuber and JRP|Ringier. 2013.
Frank, Peter. Image to Gesture 1945-1969: California Postwar Abstraction. New York: David Findlay Jr Gallery. 2013.
Cameron, Dan. California Landscape Into Abstraction. Newport Beach, CA: Orange County Museum of Art. 2013.
Beshty, Walead. Jay DeFeo. New York: Mitchell-Innes & Nash. 2014.
Pedersen, Mette-Line Art Is Not an Intellectual Way of Thinking. Kristiansand, Norway: Kristiansand Kunsthall. 2014.
Cameron, Dan The Avant-Garde Collection. Newport Beach, CA: Orange County Museum of Art. 2014.
Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Jay DeFeo.. Jay DeFeo: Works and Notes. Burguin, Selwyn. 2016