Matthew Marks Gallery

Vincent Fecteau

  • Books and Catalogues


    Fecteau, Vincent and Florian Pumhösl. I hear the ancient music of works and works, yes, that’s it. Cologne: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, 2022.


    Fecteau, Vincent, Anthony Huberman, and Christpher Müller, eds. Vincent Fecteau. San Francisco: CAA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, 2021.


    Magic Ben Big Boy: Nayland Blake, Vincent Fecteau, Lutz Bacher. New York: Matthew Marks Gallery, 2019.


    Hainley, Bruce. Vincent Fecteau: you have did the right thing when you put that skylight in. Basel: Kunsthalle Basel, 2016.

    Vincent Fecteau. Vienna: Secession, 2016.


    Vincent Fecteau: The good, the bad, and the ugly. New York: Sternberg Press; Graz, Austria: Grazer Kunstverein, 2015.


    Donnan, Amanda, Lauren Wetmore, Gabriela Burkhalter, and Robert Bailey. 2013 Carnegie International. Pittsburgh: Carnegie Museum of Art, 2013.


    Rondeau, James. Contemporary Collecting: The Donna and Howard Stone Collection. Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010.


    Vitamin 3-D: New Perspectives in Sculpture and Installation. London and New York: Phaidon Press, 2009.


    Rondeau, James. Vincent Fecteau: New Work. Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 2008.


    Lopez, Michelle. Exit Music (For a Film). New York: Grimm/Rosenfeld Gallery, 2007.


    Lobel, Michael, and David Dietcher. Vincent Fecteau. New York: Feature, Inc., 2005.


    Felshin, Nina. The Alumni Show. Middletown, CT: Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, 2003.

    Hainley, Bruce, and Siobhan McDevitt. Ishtar. Saint Paul: Midway Contemporary Art, 2003.

    Waters, John, and Bruce Hainley. Art-A Sex Book. London: Thames and Hudson, 2003.


    Dams, Jimi, ed. Guide to Trust ‘GtT2.’ San Francisco: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 2002.

    Rinder, Lawrence. 2002 Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2002.

    Jacobson, Heidi Zuckerman. Vincent Fecteau / MATRIX 199: Recent Sculpture. Berkeley, CA:

    University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, 2002.


    Kane, Mitchell. Hirsch Farm Project. Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art, 1997.

    Pritikin, Renny. Bay Area Now. San Francisco: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 1997.

    Rugoff, Ralph. Scene of the Crime. Los Angeles: Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center and University of California, Los Angeles, 1997.


    Brackman, Yvette. The Ecstacy of Limits. Chicago: Gallery 400 at the University of Illinois, 1994.

    De Guzman, Rene. Next to Nothing. San Francisco: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 1994.

  • Selected Articles


    Holl, Steven. “Vincent Fecteau: The Spirit of Architecture.” domus 1078, April 2023, pp. 8–9.


    Fecteau, Vincent. “Questionnaire.” Frieze, no. 216, January/February 2021, p. 17.
    Weisser, Annette. “A Home Without a Cat is Just a House: Annette Weisser on Vincent Fecteau at Fridericianum, Kassel.” Texte Zur Kunst (Berlin), November 17, 2021 (online).


    Fecteau, Vincent, and Martin Michael. “Some Off-the-Radar Objects by Vincent Fecteau.” Interview, Winter 2020, pp. 56–59.


    Creahan, D. “New York: Lutz Bacher, Nayland Blake, and Vincent Fecteau, ‘Magic Ben Big Boy’ at Matthew Marks Gallery.” Art Observed, April 17, 2019.

    Glück, Robert. “Sculptor Vincent Fecteau’s Melancholy Toys.” Frieze, October 4, 2019.


    Jen, Alex. “Vincent Fecteau.” The Brooklyn Rail, September 4, 2018 (online).

    Guyver, Figgy. “Vincent Fecteau: greengrassi.” Frieze, May 2018 (online).

    Simonini, Ross, and Vincent Fecteau. “Vincent Fecteau: 'I Like the idea of the grand gesture that's made with the humblest stuff.'" ArtReview, September 2018, pp. 54–61.

    Singer, Fanny. “Vincent Fecteau.” Art-agenda, September 11, 2018.

    Takac, Balasz. “Cabinets, Shelves and Containers by Contemporary Artists at Flag Art Foundation.” Widewalls, July 13, 2018 (online).

    “Vincent Fecteau Exhibition.” Flaunt, July 13, 2018.

    Whitney, Kay. “Submerged Forces: Vincent Fecteau.” Sculpture 37, 2, March 2018, pp. 26–31.

    Wilsher, Mark. “Vincent Fecteau: greengrassi.” Art Monthly, June 18, 2018, p. 30.


    Watlington, Emily B. “Vincent Fecteau.” Art Papers, September/October 2016, p. 58.

    Asimov, Nanette. “4 Bay Area residents among MacArthur ‘genius award’ winners.” SF Gate, September 22, 2016.

    Burgstaller, Anna Maria, and Vincent Fecteau. “Interview with Vincent Fecteau.” Art and Signature, June 30, 2016 (online).


    Glauner, Max. “Critics’ Picks.” Artforum, July 20, 2015 (online).

    Higgs, Matthew. “Best of 2015.” Artforum, December 2015, pp. 230–31.

    Lobel, Michael. “Vincent Fecteau: You Have Did The Right Thing When You Put That Skylight In.” Artforum, May 2015, p. 203.

    Naef, Maja. “Vincent Fecteau: Kunsthalle Basel.” Artforum, October 2015, p. 339.

    Tarasoff, Sabrina. “L’esprit De L’escalier: On (Marriage) Affairs of Art and Architecture.” Mousse Magazine, no. 50, October/November 2015, pp. 50–59.


    De la Torre, Mónica. “Phyllida Barlow and Vincent Fecteau.” BOMB, Winter 2014, pp. 48–57.

    Heinrich, Will. “Vincent Fecteau at Matthew Marks Gallery.” Observer, May 28, 2014.

    Johnson, Ken. “Vincent Fecteau: Matthew Marks.” The New York Times, June 19, 2014, p. C25.

    Nadelman, Cynthia. “Vincent Fecteau at Matthew Marks.” ARTnews, October 2014, p. 119.

    Wise, Lloyd. “Vincent Fecteau.” Artforum, September 2014, pp. 375–76.


    Ebberly, Cliff. “Nayland Blake, Thomas Demand, Trisha Donnelly, Vincent Fecteau, Wade Guyton at Matthew Marks.” Los Angeles I’m Yours, September 3, 2013.


    Kellaway, Brook, and Vincent Fecteau. “The Sculpture is Never Finished: An Interview with Vincent Fecteau.” Sightlines (Walker Art Center), September 18, 2012 (online).


    Hawkins, Richard. “Top Ten: Vincent Fecteau (greengrassi, London).” Artforum, December 2010, p. 199.

    Higgs, Matthew. “Top Ten: Vincent Fecteau (greengrassi, London).” Artforum, December 2010, p. 209.

    Plagens, Peter. ART: Das Kunstmagazin, January 2010, p. 58.


    Baker, Kenneth. “Vincent Fecteau makes old new again at SFMOMA.” San Francisco Chronicle, September 2, 2009.

    Falconer, Morgan. “Sculpture, New York.” Burlington Magazine, November 2009, p. 799.

    Fecteau, Vincent. “The Artists’ Artists.” Artforum, December 2009, p. 89.

    “Goings on About Town.” The New Yorker, October 19, 2009.

    Grabner, Michelle. “Vincent Fecteau: The Art Institute of Chicago.” Artforum, March 2009, p. 249.

    Helfand, Glen. “500 Words.” Artforum, August 8, 2009 (online).

    McCormack, Derek. “The Fairy’s Hole: Vincent Fecteau’s Caveman Sculpture.” The Fanzine, September 11, 2009 (online).

    Moreno, Gean. “The Invisible Dragon Redux: La Chanson de Dave.” The Fanzine, July 27, 2009 (online).

    Mueller, Stephen. “Vincent Fecteau, Matthew Marks.” Art in America, November 2009, pp. 184–85.

    Schlaegel, Andreas. “Old Surehand.” Spike, Winter 2009, pp. 93–101

    Smith, Roberta. “Art in Review.” The New York Times, October 16, 2009.

    “Vincent Fecteau.” The New Yorker, 19 October 2009, p. 17.

    Watson, Sam. “Vincent Fecteau: Chicago.” Art Papers, January/February 2009, pp. 52–53.


    Loebs, Jason. “The Shape of Things to Come.” Useless 7, 2008.

    Lopez, Ruth. “Review.” ARTnews, December 2008.


    Abs, Peter. “Hallo Wande.” Spex 305, no. 12, 2007.

    Cohen, David. “Ample Room for Argument.” New York Sun, August 2, 2007, p. 17.

    Cotter, Holland. “Good Morning Midnight.” New York Times, July 27, 2007, p. E32.

    Goleas, Janet. “The Recognitions at Fireplace Project.” The East Hampton Star, July 10, 2007.

    Mueller, Stephen. “Quotidian and Engaging.” Gay City News, July 12 – 18, 2007, p. 17.

    Orden, Abraham. “The Minute.” artnet Magazine, August 2007.

    Smith, Roberta. “A Point in Space is a Place for an Argument.” The New York Times, July 20, 2007, p. E29.

    ———. “Good Morning, Midnight.” The New York Times, July 2, 2007.


    “Goings on About Town.” The New Yorker, August 21, 2006.

    Smith, Roberta. “Chelsea Is a Battlefield: Galleries Muster Groups.” The New York Times, July 28, 2006.

    Velasco, David. “Dereconstruction.” Artforum, September 2006.


    Charlesworth, J.J.. “Vincent Fecteau: greengrassi.” Modern Painters, July/August 2005, p. 106.

    Thatcher, Jennifer. “Vincent Fecteau: Greengrassi, London February 25 to April 9.” Art Monthly, April 2005.


    Bankowsky, Jack. “Best of 2004: Brian Calvin and Mathew Cerletty.” Artforum, December 2004, p. 162.

    Hainley, Bruce. “Best of 2004.” Artforum, December 2004, pp.164–65.


    Pagel, David. “Review.” Los Angeles Times, February 22, 2003.


    Baker, Kenneth. “Fecteau’s art greater than sum of its parts.” The San Francisco Chronicle, August 1, 2002, pp. D1, D9.

    Cash, Stephanie. “Report from San Francisco.” Art in America, November 2002.

    Cotter, Holland. “Annotated Listings: Art.” The New York Times, September 8, 2002.

    ———. “Architectural Visions Keep Dreamers Awake.” The New York Times, July 12, 2002.

    Ferber, Lawrence. “Ultimate Aesthete.” New York Blade News, April 5, 2002, p. 17.

    Goddard, Donald. “Whitney Biennial 2002”,, September 2002.

    Hainley, Bruce. “Best of 2002.” Artforum, December 2002, 128-129.

    ———. “Bruno Fazzolari review.” Artforum, January 1, 2002, p. 146.

    ———. “Trust Buster.” Artforum, May 2002.

    Helfand, Glen. Artforum, November 2002, pp. 191–92.

    Helfand, Glen. “Surface tension.” San Francisco Guardian, August 28, 2002.

    Morris, Barbara. “Art Listings.” The New York Times, September 8, 2002.

    Morris, Barbara. “Vincent Fecteau at MATRIX.” Artweek, October 2002.

    Ocana, Damarys. “Compelling Obsessions.” The Miami Herald, October 6, 2002.

    Sartorius, Katherine. “Guide to Trust No. 2.” Stretcher, June 2002 (online).

    Wilson, Michael. “2002 Whitney Biennial”, Frieze, Summer 2002.


    Bonnetti, David. “Review.” The San Francisco Chronicle, November 24, 2001.

    Farquharson, Alex. “Review.” Frieze, January/February 2001.

    Fecteau, Vincent, and Bruce Hainley. “Vincent Fecteau talks about his new sculptures.” Artforum 39, no. 7, March 2001, pp. 126–127.

    Jones, Jonathan. “Review of Smallish.” The Guardian Newspaper, March 28, 2001.

    Staple, Polly. “Smallish.” Art Monthly, April 2001.

    Trimming, Lee. “Smallish.” Flash Art, May/June 2001.

    Wilsher, Mark. “Smallish.” What’s On, March 28 - April 4, 2001.

    ———. “Utter Zombiedom.” Flash Art, July/September 2001.


    Cooper, Dennis. “Let Me Be Your Fantasy.” Dazed and Confused, November 2000.

    Hainley, Bruce. “Best of 2000.” Artforum, December 2000.


    Hainley, Bruce. “Best of the 90’s.” Artforum, December 1999.

    ———. “Message to Michael.” Frieze, September/October 1999.

    Iannaccone, Carmine. “Review.” Art Issues, September/October 1999.


    Cotter, Holland. “Art in Review.” The New York Times, April 17, 1998.

    Grabner, “Hirsch Farm Project: Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA.” Frieze, November/December, 1998.

    Hainley, Bruce. “Review.” Artforum, September 1998.

    Johnson, Ken. “Art in Review.” The New York Times, July 24, 1998.

    Staple, Polly. “Review of ‘Lovecraft.’” Untitled, no. 16, Summer 1998.


    Doran, Anne. Time Out New York, August 7, 1997.

    Ericson, Lars O. “Selvportrett i Vinyl.” Dagens Nyheter, November 12, 1997.

    Joyce, Julie. “Scene of the Crime.” Art Issues, November/December 1997.

    Miles, Christopher. “Vincent Fecteau’s Teflon Failures.” SOMA, October 1997.


    Cooper, Dennis. “Spirit Whirl.” Artforum, December 1996.

    Hainley, Bruce. “Dumb Up.” Artforum, December 1996.

    ———. “Review.” Frieze, November/December 1996.


    Bonetti, David. “Gallery Watch.” The San Francisco Examiner, July 14, 1995.

    Cooper, Dennis. “Openings.” Artforum, April 1995.

    Helfand, Glen. “Kicking Up With Kiki.” Men’s Style, May/June 1995.

    ———. “Piecemeal.” SF Weekly, July 19, 1995.

    Kastner, Jeffrey. “Review.” Frieze, September/October 1995.

    Pedersen, Victoria. “Gallery Go ‘Round.” Paper, Summer 1995.

    Whiting, Sam. “Collage Artist Fecteau…” The San Francisco Chronicle, March 23, 1995.


    Baker, Kenneth. “Pushing the Envelope.” The San Francisco Chronicle, September 17, 1994.

    Bonetti, David. “Working minimalist magic,” The San Francisco Examiner, October 17, 1994.