An exhibition held at Artists Space, New York City, between 24 September and 29 October 1977. Organized by critic Douglas Crimp, Pictures included the work of Troy Brauntuch, Jack Goldstein, Sherrie Levine, Robert Longo, and Philip Smith.
- Douglas Crimp (ed.), Pictures, New York: Artists Space, 1977, 30 pp, Issuu; essay repr. in X-tra 8:1 (Fall 2005), pp 17-30, HTML, PDF.
- Douglas Crimp, "Pictures", October 8, Spring 1979, MIT Press, pp 75-88. "The following essay takes its point of departure from the catalogue text for Pictures; but it focuses on different issues and addresses an aesthetic phenomenon implicitly extending to many more artists than the original exhibition included."
- Craig Owens, "The Allegorical Impulse: Toward a Theory of Postmodernism", October 12 (Spring 1980), pp 67-86.
- Craig Owens, "The Allegorical Impulse: Toward a Theory of Postmodernism Part 2", October 13 (Summer 1980), pp 58-80.
- Douglas Crimp, "The Photographic Activity of Postmodernism", October 15 (Winter 1980), pp 91-101.
- Diarmuid Costello, "Pictures, Again", Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art 8(1): "Post-Medium", 2007, pp 11-42.
- Photographs on the website of Artists Space
- Pictures Generation exhibition at Met, 2009. Frieze review.
- Pictures at Wikipedia
|Art exhibitions and events|
Second Spring Exhibition of OBMOKhU (Moscow, 1920-21), Congress of International Progressive Artists (Düsseldorf, 1922), Congress of the Constructivists and Dadaists (Weimar, 1922), First Russian Art Exhibition (Berlin, 1922), New Art Exhibition (Vilnius, 1923), Zenit Exhibition (Belgrade, 1924), Contimporanul Exhibition (Bucharest, 1924), Machine-Age Exposition (New York, 1927), a.r. International Collection of Modern Art (Łódź, 1931), New Tendencies (Zagreb, 1961-73), The Responsive Eye (New York, 1965), 9 Evenings: Theatre and Engineering (New York, 1966), Cybernetic Serendipity (London, 1968), Live In Your Head: When Attitudes Become Form (Bern, 1969), Information (New York, 1970), Software - Information Technology: Its New Meaning for Art (New York, 1970), Documenta 5 (Kassel, 1972), Pictures (New York, 1977), Biennial of Dissent (Venice, 1977), Les Immatériaux (Paris, 1985), Magiciens de la Terre (Paris, 1989), Hybrid Workspace (Kassel, 1997)