Jo Baer


born in Seattle, Washington, USA

lives and works in Amsterdam, Netherlands




University of Washington, Seattle, USA

New School for Social Research, New York, USA 

Selected Solo Exhibitions


Dia:Beacon, New York, USA (upcoming)


“Cabinet”, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany


“Jeanne Oostings Prijs 2016”, Museum Arnhem, Netherlands


“Jo Baer – In the Giclée-ed Lands of the Giants”, Ellen de Bruijn Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands

“Towards the Land of the Giants”, Camden Arts Centre, London, UK


“In The Land Of The Giants”, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany

“In The Land Of The Giants”, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

“Jo Baer”, Ludwig Museum, Cologne, Germany


“Mixed Minimalist and Image Works”, Gagosian Gallery Geneva, Switzer- land


“Jo Baer”, The Art Institute (Hunter College), New York, USA


Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany

Jo Baer and John Wesley: Shared Space”, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, USA


 “Jo Baer – Trio exhibition 2009”, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands


 “Jo Baer”, Wiener Secession, Vienna, Austria


 “Jo Baer”, Alexander Gray Associates, New York, USA


“Jo Baer: The Minimalist Years 1960-1975”, Dia Center for the Arts, New York, USA


“Flush”, Paul Andriesse Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands

“Paintings“, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, USA


Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands Paul Andriesse Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands


Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, USA


Paley/Levy Gallery, Moore College, Philadelphia, USA Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Otterloo, Netherlands


Paul Andriesse Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands


Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, USA


Paul Andriesse Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands


“Paintings from the past decade 1975–1985”, Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands


Lisson Gallery, London, UK

1978 Scottish Arts Council Gallery, Edinburgh, UK

The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Schilderijen, Netherlands

Oliver Dowling Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

Galerie Ricke, Cologne, Germany


Lisson Gallery, London, UK

Max Protetch Gallery, Washington DC, USA

“Paintings 1962–1975”, Modern Art, Oxford, UK

1975 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA

Texas Gallery, Houston, USA


Toselli Gallery, Milan, Italy Daniel Weinberg Gallery, San Francisco, USA


Galerie Ricke, Cologne, Germany Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Los Angeles, USA


Lo Guidice Gallery, New York, USA


“Paintings from ‘62–’63”, School of Visual Art, New York, USA


Noah Goldowsky Gallery, New York, USA Galerie Ricke, Cologne, Germany Locksley-Shea Gallery, Minneapolis, USA


Galerie Ricke, Cologne, Germany


Fischbach Gallery, New York, USA

Selected Group Exhibitions


„#SHEROES“ Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany


„LandEscape: New Visions of the Landscape from the Early 20th and 21st Centuries“, Katonah Museum of Art, USA


“An Eccentric View”, Mignoni Gallery, New York, USA


“Jo Baer, Michael E. Smith, Josh Smith, Raphaela Vogel”, ESSEX STREET, New York, USA

“Calder to Kelly. Die amerikanische Sammlung”, Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Switzerland

“The Absent Museum”, curated by Dirk Snauwaert, WIELS, Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels, Belgium

“Making Space: Women Artists and Postwar Abstraction”, MOMA, New York, USA

“2017 Whitney Biennial”, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA


“From the Collection: 1960–1969”, 4th floor groupshow at MOMA, New York, USA

“My Abstract World”, me collectors room, Berlin, Germany


“There Is Absolutely No Inevitability As Long As There Is A Willingness To Contemplate What Is Happening”, Jo Baer, Don DeMauro and Mary Kate Maher curated by John Ros, SRO Gallery, New York, USA

“Drawing Dialogues: Selections from the Sol LeWitt Collection”, The Drawing Center

“Drawing Then: Innovation and Influence in American Drawings of the Sixties”, Domenique Lévy Gallery, New York, USA


“America is Hard to See”, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA

“Baer Neukamp Simpson”, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, USA

“Up Close and Personal”, curated by Xander Karskens and Ann Demeester, De Hallen Haarlem, Haarlem, Netherlands


“About Things that don‘t exist”, 31st São Paulo Biennale, São Paulo, Brazil

“Minimal Baroque: Post-Minimalism and Contemporary Art”, Rønnebæksholm, Næstved, Denmark


“highways and byways. Togehter again”, Daimler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany


Longing For Perfection: 21 years of collecting by the Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterloo, Netherlands

“Garden of Learning”, Busan Biennale, Busan Museum of Art, Busan, Korea

“Abstract: Works from the Collection in Dialogue”, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany


20 Jahre Gegenwart, Museum fur Moderne Kunst Frankfurt, Germany

Primary Light Group: Red, Green, Blue, 1964-65, Alfred H. Barr Painting and Sculpture Galleries, MOMA, New York, USA

“Weatherspoon Art Museum: 70 Years of Collecting”, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, USA

“Making Histories: Changing Views of the Collection”, Temporary Stedelijk 2, Amsterdam, Netherlands

“Der Raum der Linie. Amerikanische Zeichnungen & Skulpturen ab 1960 aus einer Privatsammlung”, Pinakothek der Moderne,

Staatliche Samm- lung München, Munich, Germany

“Art & Stars & Cars”, The Daimler Art Collection, Mercedes-Benz Museum, Stuttgart, Germany

“All About Drawing: 100 Nederlandse Kunstennars”, Stedelijjk Museum Schiedam, Netherlands


“Personal structures: Time – Space – Existence”, Galerie Georg Kargl, Vienna, Austria

Jo Baer and John Wesley, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, USA

“Compass at Hand. Selections From The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection”, Institut Valencia d’Art

Modern, Valencia, Spain


Collection: MOCA‘s First 30 Years, Museum of Contemporary Art, LA, USA

“Compass in Hand: Selections from the Judith Rothschild Foundation Collection Contemporary Drawings Collection”, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

“Jo Baer − Lynda Benglis − Jutta Koether”, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven Art Protects, Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
Works on Paper: Jo Baer, James Bishop, Suzan Frecon, Lawrence Markey Gallery, San Antonio, Texas, USA

“Lines, Grids, Stains, Words”, Museum Wiesbaden, Germany

“Linhas, Grelhas, Manchas, Palavras”, Desenhos de Arte Minimalista Da Collecção Do MoMA, Museu Serralves, Porto, Portugal

”Yellow and Green”, Positionen Aus Der Sammlung Des MMK, Museum Für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany


“GREAT WOMEN ARTISTS”, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York, USA

“Frances Stark / Dave Allen / Jo Baer”, Wiener Secession, Vienna, Austria


“High Times, Hard Times”, Neue Galerie, Graz, Austria

“High Times, Hard Times: New York Painting 1967-1975”, ZKM, Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany

A Document of Times, Rolf Ricke Collection, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, Switzerland; Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein; Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany

Compass in Hand: Selections from the Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, MOMA, New York, USA

Works on Paper: Jo Baer, James Bishop, Susan Frecon, Lawrence Markey Gallery, San Antonia, Texas, USA

Permanent Collection, Whitney Museum, New York, USA

“Collecting Collection: Highlights from the Permanent Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art”, MOCA LA, Los Angeles, USA

“MAXImin: A Century of Abstraction and Minimalism (1907-2007)”, The Daimler Collection, Fundacion Juan March, Madrid, Spain


“Lust for Life”. Die Sammlung Ricke Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Lichtenstein


Art Protects Yvon Lambert – Paris, France

“Before and After Minimalism”, Fundacion Juan March, Palma de Mallorca , Spain

“Das Kapital”, MMK Frankfurt, Germany Tiempos intensos, tiempos diḀciles, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, Bosque de Chapultepec, Mexico

“Lines, Grids, Stains, Words”, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

“High Times, Hard Times”, National Academy Museum, New York, USA


“Selected Recent Acquisitions + The Van Deventer Bequest”, Kroller- Muller Museum,Otterloo, Netherlands

“Some Painting”, Paul Andriesse Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands

“America/Americas: Modern and Contemporary Art of the Americas”, Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas, Austin, USA

“Postwar Directions: Abstract Expressionism to Minimalism”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA

“High Times, Hard Times: New York Painting 1967–1975”, Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, American University Museum, Katzen Arts Center, Washington DC, USA

“Plane/Figure: Amerikanische Kunst aus Schweizer Sammlungen”, Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland “Elemental Form“, L&M Arts, New York, USA


“New Prints 2005/Winter”, International Print Center, New York, USA “Logical Conclusions: 40 years of Rule–Based Art“, PaceWildenstein Gallery, New York, USA

“Drawing from the Modern, 1945–1975”, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA Beyond Geography Americas Society, New York, USA

“Black and White and a Little Bit of Color”, Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem, Netherlands

“Some Painting”, Paul Andriesse Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands

“Wilder: A Tribute to the Nicholas Wilder Gallery”, Los Angeles, 1965–1979, Franklin Parish Gallery and Joan T. Washburn Gallery, New York, USA

“50 Jahre/Years Documenta: 1955–2005”, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany


 “A Minimalist Future? Art as Object 1958–1968”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA

“Beyond Geometry: Experiments in Form 1940s–70s”, Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles, Miami Art Museum, Miami, USA

“Sammlung Daimler Chrysler”, Berlin, Germany

“The Big Nothing”. Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, USA

“Singular Forms (Sometimes Repeated)”, Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA

“Specific Objects: the Minimalist Influence”, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, USA

“Editions/Artists’ Book Fair ’04”, New York, USA

“SUPPORT 2 – Die Neue Galerie als Sammlung”, Neue Galerie, Austria


“SUPPORT 1 – Die Neue Galerie als Sammlung”, Neue Galerie, Austria

“The Summer of 2003”, Paul Andriesse Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands

“Selections from the Lewitt Collection”, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, USA

“Primary Matters: the Minimalist Sensibility, 1959 to the Present”, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Franciso, USA

“Group Show”, Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York, USA


“Cycle Peinture: Trois Regards”, Les Filles du Calvaire, Brussels, Belgium

“Fall Show”, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, USA

“Paintings from the 60’s”, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, USA

“Raum für Malerie, The Painting Room”, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld, Germany

“Geometric Abstraction”, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington, USA


“SITE Santa Fe Biennial 2001”, SITE Santa Fe, USA


“Von Edgar Degas-bis Gerhard Richter”, Nationlgalerie Prague, Palais Kinsky, Prague, Czech Republic

“Rupertinum”, Museum für Moderne und Zeitgenössiche Kunst, Salzburg, Austria

Westfälisches Landsmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Münster, Germany

Neues Museum, Staatliches Museum für Kunst und Design, Nürnberg, Germany

“Beau Monde:Toward a Redeemed Cosmopolitanism”, Site Sante Fe, Sante Fe, USA

“Jo Baer”, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

“Unbreakable”, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, Netherlands


“Drawing is Another Kind of Language”, Connecticut College, New London, UK

“Contemporary American Drawings from the Sarah-Ann & Werner H. Kramarsky Collection”, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, USA

Mary and Leigh Block Museum, Evanston, USA

The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, USA

“50 Masterworks from the Post-War Period”, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, USA

“Body of Painting”, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany

“Poésie, Love, Sneeuwwitje, Pfft…”, Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem, Netherlands

“Peinture: trois regards”, Les Filles du Calvaire, Paris, France

“Von Edgar Degas bis Gerhard Richter”, Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland


Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Switzerland

Kunstmuseum Ahlen, Germany

Berlin Akademie der Kunst, Germany

the Fonds regional d’art contemporain, Amiens, France Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, USA

“Kunstmuseum Winterthur: Die Sammlund”, Winterthur, Switzerland

“Envisioning the Contemporary: Selections from the Permanent Collection”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA

“Women Artists in the Vogel Collection”, Brenau University Galleries, Gainesville, USA

“Group Show”, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium

“Dangleberry”, Bill’s Studio, Amsterdam, Netherlands

“Winter Installation”, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, USA


“After the Fall, Abstract Painting Since 1970”, Snug Harbor, New York, USA

“The Pursuit of Painting”, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

“Selections from the Lannan Foundation Gift”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA

“Noch Nicht und/oder Selten Gezeigtes aus der Sammlung”, Kunstmueum Winterthur, Switzerland

“Drawing is Another Way of Thinking: Contemporary Drawings from an American Collection”, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, USA


“Indem man schaut, erkennt man”, Galerie Rolf Ricke, Cologne, Germany

“Max’s Kansas City’s 30th Anniversary Reunion”, 65 Thompson St. Gallery, New York, USA

“Bare Bones”, TZ Art & Co. Gallery, New York, USA

“Abstraction, Pure and Impure”, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA


“Caro Dame”, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia

“Group Show”, Galerie Vera Munro, Wuppertal, Germany


“From Minimal to Conceptual Art”, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, USA


 “Supervision”, Räme für neue Kunst-Rolf Hengesbach, Wuppertal, Germany

Aanwinsten (Acquisitions: works on paper obtained in the past 3 years), Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Otterlo, Netherlands


Aus der Sammlung des Kaiser Wilhelm Museums, Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld, Germany


“Bezit/Bezet”, Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

“The Picture After the Last Picture”, Galerie Metropole, Vienna, Austria

Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

Q, Galerie de Expeditie, Amsterdam, Netherlands


“Abstraction. Geometry. Painting. Selected Geometric Abstract Painting in America Since 1945”, Albright–Knox Gallery, Buffalo, USA

Center for the Fine Arts, Miami, USA

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, USA

“Kunstrai”, Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam, Netherlands

“Vijf Jaar Aanwinsten Hedendaagse Kunst”, Gemeentemuseum Arnhem, Arnhem, Netherlands

“20 Years”, Rolf Ricke Collects, Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany

“20 Years Anniversary”, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, USA“Post-World War II Art from the Collection“, Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

“Künstlerinnen des 20 Jahrhunderts”, Museum Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Germany


“Collection Next-the-Sea”, Haags Gemeente Museums Gravenhage, Netherlands

“XXth Anniversary Exhibition”, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, USA

“La Couleur Seule”, Musee St.Pierre, Lyon, Fance

“Tekeningen/Drawings”, Paul Andriesse Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands


“Generations of Geometry. Abstract Painting in America Since 1930”, Whitney Museum at Equitable Center, New York, USA

“R.B.K. Aankopen’86”, Princenhof, Delft, Netherlands


“The Window in 20th Century Art”, Neuberger Museum, State University ofPurchase, USA

“Linda Shearer Selects from the Collection”, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA


Art Galaxy, New York, USA


“The British Art Show”, City Museum and Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, UK

Mappin Art Gallery, ShefḀeld, UK

Art Gallery, Southampton, USA

“Ouverture“, Castello di Rivole, Torino, Italy

Oliver Dowling Gallery, Dublin, Ireland


“American Painting, 1960 to 1969”, P.S, 1, Long Island City, USA

“White Columns Bene대t (in collaboration with Bruce Robbins)”, White Columns, New York, USA

1982 Mary Boone Gallery, New York, USA Lisson Gallery, London, GB

Riverside Studios, London, GB

“Nicht Bilder ist Verboten”, Städtische Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, Germany

“New York/London” (in collaboration with Bruce Robbins), Lisson Gallery, USA

“Contemporary paintings and Sculpture II”, Oil and Steel, New York, USA


“Art from the 1960’s”, Galerie Ricke, Cologne, Germany

“No Title”, Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, USA

“Through the Summer” (in collaboration with Bruce Robbins), Lisson Gallery, London, GB

“Opening Show”, Oil and Steel Gallery, New York, USA


112 Workshop, New York, USA Galerie Ricke, Cologne, Germany

Oliver Dowling Gallery, Dublin, Ireland


“American Painting of the 1970’s”, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, USA

Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Harbor, USA

The Oakland Museum, Oakland, USA Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, USA

Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, USA

Krammert Art Museum, Champaign, USA

“Generation: 20 Abstract Painters Born in the United States Between 1929” Susan Caldwell Gallery, New York, USA

“The Minimal Tradition”, The Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, USA

John Weber Gallery, New York, USA

“The Reductive Object-Survey of the Minimal Aesthetic in the 1960’s”, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, USA


“Two Decades of American Printmaking”, Worcester Art Museum, USA
Lisson Gallery, London, GB


“American Art `45–`75 Works On Paper”, Tacoma Art Museum. Tacoma, USA

“Alternatives”, Susan Caldwell Gallery, New York, USA

“Less is More”, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, USA

“American Post–War Painting”, Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA

“Jo Baer 10 Downtown: 10 Years at P.S. 1”, Institute for Art and Urban Resources, Long Island City, USA

“A View of a Decade”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA

“Prints in Series”, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, USA Michael Berger Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

“American Art since 1945, From MOMA, New York”, Virginia Museum, Richmond, USA “Radical Attitudes to the Gallery“, Art Net, London, GB


“American Artists: A New Decade”, Fort Worth Art Museum, Fort Worth, USA

Detroit Art Institute, Detroit, USA

Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, USA


Lisson Gallery, London, GB

“14 Artists”, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, USA

“Hand Coloured Prints”, Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York, USA


“5 Artists; A Logic of Vision”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA

“Painting Exhibition”, Scottish Arts Council, Edinburgh,GB


“Options and Alternatives”, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, USA

“Arte come Arte”, Centro Communitario di Brero, Milan, Italy

“Recent Acquisitions”, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

Whitney Biennial 1973, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA


“Art for McGovern”, 470 Parker Street Gallery, Boston, USA


“Drawings”, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA “Group Show“, Noak Goldowsky, New York, USA


“1900–1970: Tenth Anniversary Selection”, Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA


“Ars 69”, Museum Athenaum, Helsinki, Finland

“31st Biennial”, Corcoran Museum, Washington DC, USA

“Artists in the Sixties”, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, USA

“Other Ideas”, Detroit Art Institute, Detroit, USA

“Eine Tendenz Zeitgenössischer Malerei”, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany

Sammlung Dr. Ludwig, Suemondt Museum, Aachen, Germany

“Painting Annual”, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA

“Recent Acquisitions”, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

Noah Goldowsky Gallery, New York, USA


“Documenta IV”, Museum Friedericianum, Kassel, Germany

Lannis Gallery Book Show, New York, USA

Noah Goldowsky Gallery, New York, USA

“Kunstmarkt 1968”, (in conjunction with Galerie Ricke), Germany

“Students Mobilization for Peace”, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, USA

Studio F, Ulmer Museum, Ulm, Germany


“10”, Dwan Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

“Art in Series”, Finch College Museum, New York, USA

Noah Goldowsky Gallery, New York, USA

“Painting Annual”, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA

“North Carolina Collects”, North Carolina Museum, Raleigh, USA


“Systemic Painting”, Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA

“10”, Dwan Gallery, New York, USA


Kaymar Gallery, New York, USA

“Opening Show”, Daniels Gallery, New York, USA

Selected Exhibition Catalogues and Books


“The Absent Museum: Blueprint for a Museum of Contemporary Art for the Capital of Europe”, WIELS, Brussels, page 116 119

Whitney Biennial 2017, Baer, Jo, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, page 78f


“Jo Baer”, Museum Ludwig, Cologne

“Jo Baer. In the Lands of the Giants” (catalogue), Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam


cat. Arts Gala 2012, Purchase College New York, Nelson A. Rockefeller Award Honorees, page 8

Roger Buergel, September 2012,  ‘Part II, Image Works’, Garden of Learning, Busan Bienale catalog, page 32-37.


Kramer, Arno and Diana Wind (eds.), All about Drawing: 100 Dutch Artists, Stedelijk Museum

Schiedam, Uitgeverij d’Jonge Hond, Schiedam (cat) pp. 44-45, pp. 287-288


“Yellow and Green” (catalogue), Positionen aus der Sammlung des MMK, Frankfurt am Main, Museum fur Moderne Kunst


“Jo Baer”, exh. cat., Sarah Kolb (ed.), Secession, Vienna, Austria.


Nymphuis, Friederike, “DaimlerChrysler Collection; Minimalism and After” (catalogue), Berlin, pp 168-169,


Pasquariello, Lisa, Blanton Museum of Art (catalogue), Austen, pp 40-41

Reed David, Blanton Museum of Art (catalogue), Austin, p 393

Baer, Jo, text in “Letters to a Young Artist”, Art on Paper Book, NYC, pp 89-90


Baer, Jo, text in: “Black and White and a little bit of colour”(catalogue), Arnhemse Cahiers 7, Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem, p. 35

Pace-Wildenstein Gallery (catalogue), NYC, pp 80-81

Florence, Penny, “Fractures of Life: Locating the Finland Station” (catalogue), Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, pp 58-73

Knipe, Judy and Hughes, Patricia, “Logical Conclusions: 40 Years of Rule-Based Art”(catalogue), Pace-Wildenstein Gallery, NYC, pp 80-81

Marzona, Daniel, “Minimal Art”, Taschen, Köln, London, LA, Madrid, Paris, Tokyo, pp 36-37


Zelevansky, Lynn, “Beyond Geometry: Experiments in Forms” (catalogue), LACMA, Cambridge, p.24, 211, 216
Denison, Lisa and Spector, Nancy, ”Singular Forms (Sometimes Repeated)” (catalogue), Guggenheim Museum Productions, NYC, p 106, 163.

Goldstein, Ann, and Mark, Lisa, eds, “A Minimalist Future? Art as Object 1958-1968”(catalogue), MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass, p.26, pp156-161, p.445.


Rorimer, Ann, “New Art: in the 60s and 70s”, Thames and Hudson, London, pp. 37, 39, 42, 62

Schneegass, Christian, “Minimal-Concept: Zeichenhafte Sprachen im Raum”, Akademie der Kunst, Berlin, p.112


Meyer, James, “Minimalism”, Phaidon Press, London, pp 18., 22, 25, 31, 35, 47, 74, 78-79, 196, 229, 242-3, 260. Illus. and writings: pp.57, 78, 122, 123, 156, 157

Schwarz, Dieter, “Von Edgar Degas bis Gerhard Richter”, Winterthur, 2000, pp. 286-289


Bloem, Marja, “Jo Baer: Paintings 1960-1998”, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam


A[tirnomis],“Beeldende kunst: Overzichtentoonstelling Jo Baer”, Dolce Vita, Amsterdam, Winter


Tonkonow, Leslie, “Radical Aesthetics: The Art of Jo Baer”, Paula Cooper Gallery (catalogue), NYC, Dec, p.3-5.

Wismer, Beat, “Karo Dame/ Konstruktive und Radikale Kunst von Frauen von 1914 bis heute.”


Wood, Paul, “Modernism in Dispute.”


Rötzer Florian; Weibel, Peter. “The Picture After the last Picture”(catalogue), Verlag Walther König, Köln, Galerie Metropol, Wien, p.16, pp.26-29, pp.166- 167, p.202, p.217, p.225


Berswordt-Wallrabe von, Kornelia, “Künstlerinnen des 20. Jahrhunderts” (catalogue), Museum Wiesbaden. p70-73.


Naylor, Colin, “Contemporary Artists.”

Auping, Michael, “Abstraction, Geometry, Painting.”


Baker, Kenneth, “Minimalism.”

McEvilley, Thomas, “La Couleur Seule” (catalogue). Ville de Lyon, Lyon, p.30.1987

Cummings, Paul, “Dictionary of Contemporary Art.”

Jansen, Bert. “Aan Kopen, 1986”(catalogue), Rijksdienst Beeldende Kunst, Amsterdam, p.31.


Du Pont, Diana, K, Holland, “San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.”


Allthorpe-Guyton, Marjorie. “The British Art Show”(catalogue), Arts Council of Great Britain, London,  pp.41-42

DeCoppet, Laura/Alan Jones, “The Art Dealers.”

Lacey, Catherine. “The Tate Gallery, 1980-82 Acquisitions”(catalogue), Tate Gallery, London,  pp.42-44

Schjeldahl, Peter. “Art of Our Time”(catalogue), the Saatchi Coll. , p. 25


Rubinstein, Charlotte Streifer, “American Women Artists.”


Lucie-Smith, Edward. “Art in the Seventies.”


Cathcart, Linda L, “American Painting of the 1970s”


Elliot, David; Fuchs, Rudi. “Jo Baer: Paintings 1962–1975 (Catalogue)”, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, pp. 4-11

Fuchs, Rudi. “Jo Baer: Paintings 1962-1975”(catalogue), Museum of Modern Art. Oxford, p.13.


Haskell, Barbara. “Jo Baer” (catalogue), Whitney Museum of American Art, p. 8-14

Legg, Alicia, “American Art Since 1945.”

Ratcliff, Carter. “Hand Colored Prints” (catalogue), Brooke Alexander, NY.

Rose, Barbara. “American Art Since 1900”, Rev. ed. NY, Praeger Publ.


Celant, Germano. “Arte Come Arte”(catalogue), Centro Comunitario di Brera, Milano, Apr, p.31


Calas, Nicolas and Elena. “Icons and Images of the Sixties.”

Pfeiffer, Günter. “Jo Baer: Galerie Ricke”, Das Kunstwerk, Stuttgart Jan., p.79


Battcock, Gregory. Ed. Minimal Art: A Critical Anthology, New York, E.P. Dutton and Co.


North Carolina Museum of Art, “North Carolina Collect.”

Selected Articles and Online Reviews


R. Mayers, Terry, “Jo Baer”, ArtReview, Decenber 2013, p. 145

Gohlke, Gerrit “Raus aus der Laufbahn”, Der Tagesspiegel, 26.10.2013, S. 27

Ruthe, Ingeborg, “Feldforschung im Land der Riesen”, Berliner Zeitung, 24.09.2013, S. 21.

Imdahl, Georg, “Das große Weiß”, Süddeutsche Zeitung, 24.07.2013, p. 12.

Quack, Gerog, “Braucht jetzt wirklich jemand noch ein Dreieck?”, F.A.Z., 26.05.2013, p.45.

Koether, Jutta, “Vom Bild Aus. Seat of Power – Ein Bild vom Künstlerinnen-Sein”, Texte zur Kunst, 2013, p. 48-59

“Jo Baer”, – Modern painters, June 2013, p.23/24


David Joselit, Busan Biennale 2012, Busan Museum of Art South Korea, Artforum 12/2012, S. 267/268

Rankin, David, “The Language of Less (Then and Now)”(catalogue),, Artistic Atheism, MOCA, Chicago, pp 14-15, p.16, p. 49


Gantt, Richard,  “70 Years of Collecting” (catalogue), Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, p.108

Wind, Diana, “All about Drawing: 100 Dutch Artists”(catalogue), Stedelijk Museum, Schiedam pp 44-45, pp. 287-288


Verena Straub, “Jo Baer – Galerie Barbara Thumm”, Art-in-Berlin, Online Magazine, Juli 15.

Christiane Meixner, “Für immer Kind”, Der Tagesspiegel, p. 25. Mai 25

Ulrike Münter, “Was hat Abstraktion mit mir zu tun?”. Berliner Zeitung, p. 21. Mai 11

Anka Botzoman, “Interview: Jo Baer”, EXBERLINER, 11. Mai

Petra Reichensperger, “Jo Baer”, Zitty, Nr.11, 2010, p. 104

Hafner, Hans-Jürgen, “Sittengemälde mit Brüstchen und Möpschen”, Arnet, Mai 4

Lorch, Catrin, “Bilder wie Honig”, Süddeutsche Zeitung, April 30

Lisa Zeitz, “Sie will nicht immer Minimal Art”, FAZ, April 30

Fox, Dan, “Jo Baer & John Wesley”, Frieze, Issue 134, London Oct.

Butler, Lauren, Jo Baer 07 03 10 Book review 500 Words,

Verlaek, Jolien, “Jo Baer Broadsides and Belles Lettres”, Metropolis M 22 Dec, Samstag Nachmittag, Kreuzberg

Samstag Nachmittag, Spittelmarkt, Art, das kunst magazine


Kelly, Patricia, “Jo Baer, Modernism, and Painting on the Edge”, Art Journal 68 (Fall 2009) 3, pp 52-67

Paijmans, Theo (ed.), “Times 3: triotentoonstelling = trio exhibition: Jo Baer, Lynda Benglis, Jutta Koether”, special edition of Blend, in cooperation with the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven

Smith, Roberta, “MoMA Pushes the Envelope in the Works on Paper”, The New York Times, April 24


Doujak, Ines (ed.), Jo Baer, Vienna, Secession

Meyer-Stoll, Christiane, A Document of the Times. Rolf Ricke Collection, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen/Ost대ldern, Hatje Cantz

Bartholomew, Joe, “Jo Baer’s “Mach Bands”,


Cotter, Holland. “Jo Baer”. The New York Times, May 5

Diehl, Carol. “Go Baer at Alexander Gray”. Art in America, October

Moyer, Carrie‚ “Jo Baer, Alexander Gray Associates”, The Brooklyn Rail, May

Fine, Ruth, “The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection. Fifty Works for Fifty States”, Washington DC, National Endowment for the Arts, p 20


Baron, Reuben M, “Black Bands versus Wraparounds, Jo Baer: The Minimalist Years, 1960-1975”,

Carson, Juli, “Review: A Minimal Future?”, CAA Reviews, p.2


Drohojowska-Philip, Hunter, “A Minimal Future? Art as Object”, Art News, NYC, June, p.119

Godfrey, Mark, “Dimensions variable”, Frieze, London, Ju, Jul, Aug, p. 120

Harvey, Doug, “Next to Nothing”, LA Weekly, LA, Apr p. 16-22

Knight, Christopher, “Max Minimal”, LA Times, March 16, E8

Leaflet Amphora Frieze, Rutgers Centre for innovative print and paper, New Brunswick


Diehl, Carol, “White, Hot & Cool”, Art in America, NYC, May, pp. 100- 103

Feldman, Paula, “Jo Baer: The Minimalist Years”, Contemporary, #47/48, London, pp.123-124

Long, Jim, “Jo Baer: The Minimalist Yearts”, The Brooklyn Rail, NYC, Winter

Stein, Judith E. “The Adventures of Jo Baer”, Art in America, NYC, May, pp. 104-111, p. 157

Smith, Roberta. “Jo Baer: The Minimalist Years, 1960–75”, The New York Times, February 7, 2003

Rich, Sarah K. “Jo Baer”, Artforum, NYC, February, pp. 133-134


A[tirnomis], “Geometry Class”, New York Magazine, NYC, Sept.9

Bona, Damien, “Inside Oscar 2”, Digital, February, p.216.


Beek, Willem van, “Jo Baer”, Kunstbeeld, Rotterdam, Sept, #9, p. 24

Frank, Peter, “Jo Baer: Art Picks of the Week”, LA Weekly, Los Angeles, Sept 28-Oct 4

Keijer, Kees, “Baers intellectuele rebussen,” Het Parool, Amsterdam, Oct 20


Pontzen, Rutger, “De laatste abstracte schilder”, Vrij Nederland, Amsterdam, Feb 19


Lambrecht, Luk, “Stedelijk toont de bekering van Jo Baer”, De Morgen, Brussels, Feb3, p.13

Schumacher, Rogier, “Een kordate streep onder het verleden”, Het Parool, Amsterdam, Jan 18

Smallenburg, Sandra, “Onheilspellende beelden”, NRC Handelsblaad, Amsterdam, Jan 23

Stiemer, Flora, “Vechten voor betekenis”, Algemeen Dagblad, Rotterdam, Jan 12

Van de Velde, Paola, “Goede kunst ‘verbonden met echte wereld,”, De Telegraaf, Amsterdam, Jan 8


Bloem, Marja, “Jo Baer, schilderijen/paintings”, Bulletin Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Winter, p.10,11

Pereé, Rob, “De Ommekeer van Jo Baer”, Kunstbeeld, Amsterdam. Dec, p.16-18

Tegenbosch, Pietje, “Het Magische Tapijt”, Vitrine, Amsterdam. Dec, p.20-25


Wei, Lilly, “Jo Baer at Paula Cooper”, Art in America, NYC, May, p. 104

Levin, Kim, “Jo Baer”, Village Voice, NYC, Jan 2, p.9

Meyer, James, “Jo Baer”, Art Forum, NYC, April, p. 98

Yablonsky, Linda, “Jo Baer Paintings from the‚ 60s and Early‚ 70s”, TimeOut, New York, Issue No.15, Jan

Smith, Roberta, „Philip Johnson and the Modern: A Loving Marriage”, NYTimes, June 7, p.C25


A[tirnomis]. “Abstraction, pure and impure”, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NYC, Oct-May

Boursma, Linda, “Jo Baer”, Bomb, NYC, Fall. No.53, p.58-63

Halpert, Peter Hay, “New York, Jo Baer: Paintings from the Sixties”, The Art Newspaper, No.54, NYC, Dec, p.39

Karmel, Pepe. “Women Inside and Outside the Grid” The New York Times, NYC. Fri, Dec.15, p. C37


Seidel, Miriam. “Jo Baer at Moore College of Art”, Art in America, January, NYC


Esman, Abigail R, “Jo Baer: Palimpsests”, Forum International, Bruxelles, no 19 Oct-Nov, p.134

Pieters, Din, “Gaat gij naar de vrouwen? Vergeet niet de zweep!”, NRC Handelsblat. Jul 5, Amsterdam

Sozanski, Edward, “Mythic works that span centuries and civilizations”, Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, Mar 19


Rice, Robin, “A Horse, of Course”, City Paper, Mar 19, Philadelphia

Hixon, Catheryne. “Jo Baer”, Arts Magazine, NYC, January, p. 104- 106

Hettig, Frank Alexander. “Jo Baer”, Kunst Forum, Aug-Oct, p.399

Houts van, Catherine. “Niewe harmonie in oude vormen (New harmony in old forms)”, Het Parool, Amsterdam. June 15, p.6

Kruijning, Aad. “Jo Baer construeert met panters en biggen (Jo Baer constructs with panthers and piglets)”, De Telegraaf, Amsterdam, June 20, p.17

Steenbergen, Renée, “Jo Baer”, NRC Handelsblad, June 15, Amsterdam, p.5.

Brenson, Michael, “New Curator at Modern Challenges Convention”, NY Times, NY. Dec.28, p.C26


Mc Cracken, David, “Baer pits paint against painting as object”, Chicago Tribune, November 10


Thompson, Walter, “Jo Baer at Art Galaxy”, Art in America, p. 180


Krane, Susan, “Albright-Knox” Art Gallery.

McEvilley, Thomas, “Jo Baer”, Art Forum, NY, May, p.141.


Armstrong, Richard, “Forum”, Art Forum, NY, p.67.

Smith, Roberta, “Reductivism Redux”, Village Voice, NY. Feb 22, p.89


Januszczak, Waldemar, “Riding on Two Pairs of Hands”, The Guardian, London, Apr 14.

Wandja, Jan, “Tail to the Wall”, ZG, #7-`Desire‘, London


Silverhorn, Jean, “Jo Baer and Bruce Robbins”, Artforum, June

Byrne, P.F, “Two Artists Cooperative”, Evening Herald, Dublin, Jul 27

Glueck, Grace, “Jo Baer and Bruce Robbins”, New York Times, Mar 21

MacAvoe, Desmond. “Jo Baer and Bruce Robbins at Dowling”, Irish Times, Dublin, Aug 1

Miller, Sandra. “Jo Baer: Galerie Lisson”, Art Press, Paris, Oct

Silverhorn, Jean. “Jo Baer and Bruce Robbins”, Art Forum, NY. Jun

Stoffels, Christian. “Frei schwebende Kleider”, Kölner-Stadt-Anzeiger. Jun 20

Vaizey, Marina. “Jo Baer: Lisson Gallery”, The Sunday Times, London, Jun 22


Baker, Kenneth, “Less is Less”, The Boston Phoenix, Boston. Mar 27

Pacheco, Richard, “Boston Institute Gives Showcase to Minimalism”, Standard Times, Boston, Apr 15

Kologe, Brian R, “Frame an Empty Space and Call It Art”, Christian Science Monitor, Boston, Apr 6

Joselit, David, “For Minimalists the Art Is the Object”, Boston Ledger, Boston, Mar 23-30

Raynor, Vivien, “At Ridgefield, a Definition of Minimalism”, New York Times, NY. May 13


Gage, Edward, “A Brush with Gestalt Theory”, Scotsman, Edinburgh, Jan 30

Groot, 2 Paul, “Jo Baer… magje in de schilderkunst”, Museum Review, Apr 25


Domingo, Willis, “Jo Baer at MOMA, Oxford”, Art Monthly, London. Nov, p.15-16


Tagg, John, “Jo Baer: Lisson Gallery”, Studio International. London. Mar- Apr, p.208


Kuspit, Donald, “Jo Baer: Intimations of Variety”, Art in America, Nov-Dec, p. 76-77

Russell, John, “Paintings by Jo Baer at Whitney Museum”, The New York Times, June 21, p. 23

Smith, Roberta, “Jo Baer: Whitney Museum of American Art”, Artforum, September, p. 73-77

Rose, Barbara, “Vogue Upfront”, Vogue, NY, Jun. p.50.

Loring, John. “Jo Baer.“ Arts Magazine, NY. Apr, p.70

Hess, Thomas B., “They Don‘t Pusseyfoot”, New York Magazine, NY. Jun 2, p.65


Guilbaut, Serge and Sgan-Cohen, Michael, “Jo Baer: peintre traditional et radical”, Art Press, Paris. May, p16-18


Canavier, Elena Karina, “Baer‘s Painterly Elegance”, Art Week, Oakland, Apr 28, p.5

Kerber, Bernhard, “Szene Rhein-Ruhr”, Art International, Lugano. May, p.55


Schjeldahl, Peter. “Jo Baer: Playing on the Senses”, The New York Times, May 14, Section II, p. 23

Ratcliff, Carter, “Once More, with Feeling”, ARTnews, NYC, (Summer), p. 34-37, 67-69

Ratcliff, Carter, “Jo Baer: Notes on 5 Recent Paintings.” Artforum, NYC, May, p. 28-32

Matthias, Rosemary. “Jo Baer: Lo Guidice”, Arts Magazine (Summer), p. 57-58

Karina, Elena, “Baer’s Painterly Elegance”, Art Week, April

Lippard, Lucy, “Color at the Edge”, ARTnews, May, p. 24-25, 64-66

Hunter, Sam, “American Art of the 20th Century”, NY, Harry Abrams Inc.


Baker, Elizabeth C., “Sexual Art-Politics”, ARTnews, January, vol. 69, p. 60-62

Mellow, James R., “Today’s Series Line-Up: Barber and Baer…”, The New York Times, April 11, p. 27

Linville, Kasha, Art Forum. May, p.77-78

Lippard, Lucy R., “Diversity in Unity: Recent Geometricizing Styles in America”, Abstract Art Since 1945. Art Since Mid-Century: The

New Internationalism, vol. 1, Greenwich, Conn: New York Graphic Society


Kline, Katherine, “Jo Baer at Goldowsky”, Arts Magazine, February, p.10

Kline, Katherine. “Review: Jo Baer”, ARTnews, February

A[tirnomis].“Jo Baer at Goldowsky”, Arts Magazine, NY. Feb. p 57

Pfeiffer, Günter, “Es leuchet Gold”, Kölner-Stadt-Anzeiger, Nov 20

Ratcliff, Carter, “New York”, Art International, Lugano, Mar. p.70

Wasserman, Emily, “Jo Baer: Goldowsky Gallery”, Art Forum, Mar. p.77


Insley, Will “Jo Baer”, Art International, February, vol. 13, p. 26-28

Pincus-Witten, Robert. Art Forum, Feb


Lascault, Gilbert, “Contemporary Art and the old mole”, Art and Confrontation, NY Graphic Society Library, Greenwich, p 64-68


Lippard, Lucy R., “After a Fashion – The Group Show”, Hudson Review, winter, p. 622. Lippard, Lucy R. Art International. Apr, p.73-74 (illus).

Bochner. Mel, “Systemic”, Arts Magazine, November, p. 40

Bochner. Mel, “New York Letter: Off Color”, Art International, April


Ashbery, John, Art News. Feb, p.13.1965 Rose, Barbara, “ABC Art”, Art in America, October-November, p. 64

Selected Texts by Jo Baer


“The Diptych”, Catalogue, Jo Baer, Paintings, 1960-1998, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, p26-27

“I am no longer an Abstract Artist”, Catalogue, reprint from 85. pp.15-19


“The Diptych”, The Pursuit of Painting, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, catalogue, p.52


“Radical Attitudes to the Gallery”, Art Gallery Exhibiting, De Balie, Amsterdam, p.42-43


“Jo Baer: Four Drawings”, (with Bruce Robbins), Catalogue, Amsterdam


“Jo Baer: Red, White and Blue Gelding Falling to its Right (Double-cross Britannicus/Tri-color Hibernicus)”; ‚Tis Ill Pudling in the Cockatrice Den (La-Bas); The Rod Reversed (Mixing Memory and Desire)”, Catalogue, Amsterdam


“Beyond the Pale” (with Bruce Robbins), Real Life Magazine, NY, Summer, p.16-17

“Jo Baer: I am no longer an abstract artist”, Art in America, NY. Oct, p.136- 137


“Radical Attitudes to the Gallery: Statement #2”, Studio International, London


“To and Fro and Back and Forth: A Dialogue With Seamus Coleman”, Art Monthly, London. Mar, p.6-10.

“Radical Attitudes to the Gallery: Statement”, Art-Net, London. Reprinted in “Galerie,“ Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam,‘89, p.39

“On Painting”, Jo Baer Paintings 1962-1975“, Museum of Modern Art Oxford (catalogue)


“Art and Politics” and “On Painting”, Flash Art, Nov. p.6-7


Fluorescent Light Culture,“American Orchid Society Bulletin”, NY, Sept-Oct


“The Artist and Politics: A Symposium”, Art Forum, Sept. p.35-36

“Mach Bands: Art and Vision” and “Xerography & Mach Bands: Instrumental Model”, Aspen Magazine. Fall-Winter


“Letters”, Art Forum, New York. Apr, p.4-5


“Edward Kienholz: A Sentimental Journeyman”, Art International, Lugano. Apr, p.45-49


 “Letters”, Art Forum, NY, Sept. p.5-6.1966

“Statements”, Systemic Painting. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

Public Collections

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, USA

Arts Council of Great Britain, London, United Kingdom
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD, USA
Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, NY, USA
DaimlerChrysler AG, Berlin, Germany
Fort Worth Museum, Fort Worth, TX, USA
Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, Den Haag, The Netherlands
Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld, Germany
Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany
Levi-Strauss Collection, San Francisco, CA, USA
Michener Collection, University of Texas at Austin, USA
Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem, The Netherlands
Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, USA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA, USA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA
Neuberger Museum, State University of New York, USA
Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, USA
Rijksmuseum Kröller–Müller, Otterlo, The Netherlands Saatchi Collection, London, United Kingdom
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, USA
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Tate Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA
University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC, USA
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, USA