Franz West

This summer, Franz West: Autotheater travels to MADRE in Naples, having opened at the Museum Ludwig in Cologne, before moving to the Kunsthaus Graz on September 25th.  An Italian catalog is available from Electa, and a German catalog from Dumont.

During 2008-2009, the survey, Franz West: To Build a House You Start with the Roof, organized by Darsie Alexander, was on view in Baltimore and Los Angeles. The catalog, by Alexander with contributions from Rachel Harrison, Eric Banks and Tom Eccles, was published by MIT. Also see the artist’s pages at Gagosian and Eva Presenhuber, the dossier at, the volume in Phaidon’s “Contemporary Artists” series, Christine Mehring, “Tools of Engagement: The art of Franz West,” Artforum 47:2 (Oct. 2008), pp. 320-29, and Elaine A. King, “Euphoric Sculpture: A Conversation with Franz West,” Sculpture 28:5 (June 2009).

Updated September 2010.