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'''Douglas Crimp''' (1944) is an art critic and Fanny Knapp Allen Professor of Art History and Professor of Visual and Cultural Studies at the University of Rochester. He was the curator of the landmark ''[[Pictures (exhibition)|Pictures]]'' exhibition at Artists Space, New York, in 1977 and, from 1977-1990 an editor of the quarterly journal ''October''. With Lynne Cooke, he organized the exhibition ''[http://www.museoreinasofia.es/en/exhibitions/mixed-use-manhattan-photography-and-related-practices-1970s-present Mixed Use, Manhattan: Photography and Related Practices 1970s to the Present]'' for the Reina Sofía in Madrid in the summer of 2010, and he was a member of the curatorial team for the 2015 ''[http://momaps1.org/exhibitions/view/403 Greater New York]'' exhibition at MoMA PS1.  
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'''Douglas Crimp''' (1944-2019) was an art critic and Fanny Knapp Allen Professor of Art History and Professor of Visual and Cultural Studies at the University of Rochester. He was the curator of the landmark ''[[Pictures (exhibition)|Pictures]]'' exhibition at Artists Space, New York, in 1977 and, from 1977-1990 an editor of the quarterly journal ''October''. With Lynne Cooke, he organized the exhibition ''[http://www.museoreinasofia.es/en/exhibitions/mixed-use-manhattan-photography-and-related-practices-1970s-present Mixed Use, Manhattan: Photography and Related Practices 1970s to the Present]'' for the Reina Sofía in Madrid in the summer of 2010, and he was a member of the curatorial team for the 2015 ''[http://momaps1.org/exhibitions/view/403 Greater New York]'' exhibition at MoMA PS1.  
  
 
==Publications==
 
==Publications==
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* ''Imágenes'', trans. Victor Manuel Rodriguez, Bogotá: Universidad Nacional de Colombia-Sede Bogotá, 2003, 188 pp. {{es}}
 
* ''Imágenes'', trans. Victor Manuel Rodriguez, Bogotá: Universidad Nacional de Colombia-Sede Bogotá, 2003, 188 pp. {{es}}
  
* ''[http://gen.lib.rus.ec/book/index.php?md5=95DAC6B350C8452FF6E015AABA22A038 Posiciones críticas: ensayos sobre las políticas de arte y la identidad]'', intro. Jesús Carrillo, trans. Eduardo García Agustín, Madrid: Akal, 2005, 201 pp. {{es}}
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* ''[http://libgen.rs/book/index.php?md5=95DAC6B350C8452FF6E015AABA22A038 Posiciones críticas: ensayos sobre las políticas de arte y la identidad]'', intro. Jesús Carrillo, trans. Eduardo García Agustín, Madrid: Akal, 2005, 201 pp. {{es}}
  
* ''[http://aaaaarg.fail/thing/534996dd334fe0078b216590 "Our Kind of Movie": The Films of Andy Warhol]'', MIT Press, 2012, xv+171 pp. Collection of Crimp's essays on Warhol's films.
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* ''[http://library.memoryoftheworld.org/#/book/7b9032ba-1ccc-40be-b03d-64df992df476 "Our Kind of Movie": The Films of Andy Warhol]'', MIT Press, 2012, xv+171 pp, [http://aaaaarg.fail/thing/534996dd334fe0078b216590 ARG]. Collection of Crimp's essays on Warhol's films.
  
* ''[http://gen.lib.rus.ec/book/index.php?md5=4F7C3A8FA88D5B2076120AF438449167 Pictures: s'approprier la photographie, New York 1979-2014]'', ed. Gaëtan Thomas, trans. Nicolas Paul and Gaëtan Thomas, Cherbourg-Octeville: Le Point du Jour, 2016, 208 pp. [http://www.lepointdujour.eu/images/documents/pictures_introduction.pdf Introduction],  [http://aaaaarg.fail/static/reader.htm?0=4f7c3a8fa88d5b2076120af438449167-0 ARG]. Includes essays "Pictures", "On the Museum's Ruins" etc. [http://www.lepointdujour.eu/fr/pictures] {{fr}}
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* ''[http://libgen.rs/book/index.php?md5=4F7C3A8FA88D5B2076120AF438449167 Pictures: s'approprier la photographie, New York 1979-2014]'', ed. Gaëtan Thomas, trans. Nicolas Paul and Gaëtan Thomas, Cherbourg-Octeville: Le Point du Jour, 2016, 208 pp. [http://www.lepointdujour.eu/images/documents/pictures_introduction.pdf Introduction],  [https://aaaaarg.fail/thing/58c962589ff37c63c387eb7b ARG]. Includes essays "Pictures", "On the Museum's Ruins" etc. [http://www.lepointdujour.eu/fr/pictures] {{fr}}
  
 
* ''Before Pictures'', University of Chicago Press, 2016, 288 pp. tells the story of Crimp’s life as a young gay man and art critic in New York City during the late 1960s through the 1970s; part biography and part cultural history. [http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/B/bo25012131.html]
 
* ''Before Pictures'', University of Chicago Press, 2016, 288 pp. tells the story of Crimp’s life as a young gay man and art critic in New York City during the late 1960s through the 1970s; part biography and part cultural history. [http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/B/bo25012131.html]
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===Book chapters, papers, essays===
 
===Book chapters, papers, essays===
* [https://monoskop.org/images/1/10/Pictures_1977_catalogue.pdf#page=5 "Pictures"], in ''Pictures'', ed. Douglas Crimp, New York: Committe for the Visual Arts, 1977, pp 3-29; [[Media:Crimp_Douglas_1977_2005_Pictures.pdf|repr. in]] ''X-tra'' 8:1 (Fall 2005), pp 17-30, [http://x-traonline.org/article/pictures/ HTML].
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* [https://monoskop.org/images/1/10/Pictures_1977_catalogue.pdf#page=5 "Pictures"], in ''Pictures'', ed. Douglas Crimp, New York: Committe for the Visual Arts, 1977, pp 3-29; repr. in ''Art after Modernism: Rethinking Representation'', ed. Brian Wallis, New York: New Museum of Contemporary Art, and Boston: D.R. Godine, 1984, pp 175-187; [[Media:Crimp_Douglas_1977_2005_Pictures.pdf|repr. in]] ''X-tra'' 8:1 (Fall 2005), pp 17-30, [http://x-traonline.org/article/pictures/ HTML].
  
 
* [https://www.academia.edu/5756677/ "Positive/Negative: A Note on Degas's Photographs"], ''October'' 5: "Photography", Summer 1978, pp 89-100.
 
* [https://www.academia.edu/5756677/ "Positive/Negative: A Note on Degas's Photographs"], ''October'' 5: "Photography", Summer 1978, pp 89-100.
  
* [[Media:Crimp_Douglas_1979_Pictures.pdf|"Pictures"]], ''October'' 8, Spring 1979, MIT Press, pp 75-88, [http://aaaaarg.fail/static/reader.htm?0=45458181a6678180082c7353957edc49-0 ARG]. "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." [https://academia.edu/5724916/]
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* [[Media:Crimp_Douglas_1979_Pictures.pdf|"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." [https://academia.edu/5724916/]
  
* [[Media:Crimp_Douglas_1980_On_the_Museums_Ruins.pdf|"On the Museum's Ruins"]], ''October'' 13, Summer 1980, MIT Press, pp 41-57. [https://www.academia.edu/5724947/]
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* [[Media:Crimp_Douglas_1980_On_the_Museums_Ruins.pdf|"On the Museum's Ruins"]], ''October'' 13, Summer 1980, MIT Press, pp 41-57; [https://monoskop.org/images/0/07/Foster_Hal_ed_The_Anti-Aesthetic_Essays_on_Postmodern_Culture.pdf#page=56 repr. in] ''The Anti-Aesthetic: Essays on Postmodern Culture'', ed. Hal Foster, Port Townsend, WA: Bay Press, 1983, pp 43-56; [[Media:Crimp_Douglas_1980_1993_On_the_Museums_Ruins.pdf|repr. in]] Crimp, ''On the Museum's Ruins'', 1993, pp 44-64. [https://www.academia.edu/5724947/]
  
* [https://www.academia.edu/5728395/ "The Photographic Activity of Postmodernism"], ''October'' 15, Winter 1980, pp 91-101.
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* [https://www.academia.edu/5728395/ "The Photographic Activity of Postmodernism"], ''October'' 15, Winter 1980, pp 91-101; repr. in Crimp, ''On the Museum's Ruins'', 1993, pp 108-125.
  
* [https://www.academia.edu/5756652/ "The End of Painting"], ''October'' 16: "Art World Follies", Spring 1981, pp 69-86.
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* [https://www.academia.edu/5756652/ "The End of Painting"], ''October'' 16: "Art World Follies", Spring 1981, pp 69-86; repr. in Crimp, ''On the Museum's Ruins'', 1993, pp 84-107.
  
* [http://sci-hub.cc/10.2307/778411 "Richard Serra: Sculpture Exceeded"], ''October'' 18, Autumn 1981, pp 67-78.
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* [http://sci-hub.se/10.2307/778411 "Richard Serra: Sculpture Exceeded"], ''October'' 18, Autumn 1981, pp 67-78.
  
 
* [https://www.academia.edu/5728411/ "Fassbinder, Franz, Fox, Elvira, Erwin, Armin, and All the Others"], October'' 21: "Rainer Werner Fassbinder", Summer 1982, pp 62-81.
 
* [https://www.academia.edu/5728411/ "Fassbinder, Franz, Fox, Elvira, Erwin, Armin, and All the Others"], October'' 21: "Rainer Werner Fassbinder", Summer 1982, pp 62-81.
  
* [https://www.academia.edu/5756652/ "The Art of Exhibition"], ''October'' 30, Autumn 1984, pp 49-81.
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* [[Media:Crimp_Douglas_1982_Appropriating_Appropriation.pdf|"Appropriating Appropriation"]], in ''Image Scavengers: Photography'', ed. Paula Marincola, Institute of Contemporary Art/University of Pennsylvania Press, 1982, pp 27-34; [[Media:Crimp_Douglas_1982_1993_Appropriating_Appropriation.pdf|repr. in]] Crimp, ''On the Museum's Ruins'', 1993, pp 126-137.
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* [https://www.academia.edu/5756652/ "The Art of Exhibition"], ''October'' 30, Autumn 1984, pp 49-81; repr. in Crimp, ''On the Museum's Ruins'', 1993, pp 236-281.
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* [[Media:Crimp_Douglas_1986_Serras_Public_Sculpture_Redefining_Site_Specificity.pdf|"Serra's Public Sculpture: Redefining Site Specificity"]], in ''Richard Serra/Sculpture'', New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1986, pp 40-56; repr. as "Redefining Site Specificity", in Crimp, ''On the Museum's Ruins'', 1993, pp 150-198. [https://books.google.com/books?id=b3NefTf5ggYC&pg=PA150]
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* "The Postmodern Museum", ''Parachute'' 46, 1987, pp 61-69; repr. in Crimp, ''On the Museum's Ruins'', 1993, pp 282-331. [https://books.google.com/books?id=b3NefTf5ggYC&pg=PA282]
  
 
* [https://www.academia.edu/5756608/ "How to Have Promiscuity in an Epidemic"], ''October'' 43: "AIDS: Cultural Analysis/Cultural Activism", Winter 1987, pp 237-271.
 
* [https://www.academia.edu/5756608/ "How to Have Promiscuity in an Epidemic"], ''October'' 43: "AIDS: Cultural Analysis/Cultural Activism", Winter 1987, pp 237-271.
  
 
* [https://academia.edu/8964325 "The End of Art and the Origin of the Museum"], ''Art Journal'' 46(4): "The Political Unconscious in Nineteenth-Century Art", Winter 1987, pp 261-266.
 
* [https://academia.edu/8964325 "The End of Art and the Origin of the Museum"], ''Art Journal'' 46(4): "The Political Unconscious in Nineteenth-Century Art", Winter 1987, pp 261-266.
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* "This is Not a Museum of Art", ''Marcel Broodthaers'', Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, and New York: Rizzoli, 1989, pp 71-92; repr. in Crimp, ''On the Museum's Ruins'', 1993, pp 200-235. [https://books.google.com/books?id=b3NefTf5ggYC&pg=PA200]
  
 
* [https://www.academia.edu/5756612/ "Mourning and Militancy"], ''October'' 51, Winter 1989, pp 3-18.
 
* [https://www.academia.edu/5756612/ "Mourning and Militancy"], ''October'' 51, Winter 1989, pp 3-18.
  
* "The Museum's Old/The Library's New Subject", in ''The Contest of Meaning: Critical Histories of Photography'', ed. Richard Bolton, MIT Press, 1989.
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* [[Media:Crimp_Douglas_1989_The_Museums_Old_The_Librarys_New_Subject.doc|"The Museum's Old/The Library's New Subject"]], in ''The Contest of Meaning: Critical Histories of Photography'', ed. Richard Bolton, MIT Press, 1989, pp 3-14; repr. in Crimp, ''On the Museum's Ruins'', 1993, pp 66-83.
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* "The Boys in My Bedroom", ''Art in America'', 1990; [[Media:Crimp_Douglas_1990_2002_The_Boys_in_My_Bedroom.pdf|repr. in]] Crimp, ''Melancholia and Moralism'', 2002, pp 151-163.
  
 
* [https://www.academia.edu/5756617/ "Right On, Girlfriend!"], ''Social Text'' 33, 1992, pp 2-18.
 
* [https://www.academia.edu/5756617/ "Right On, Girlfriend!"], ''Social Text'' 33, 1992, pp 2-18.
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* [[Media:Crimp_Douglas_1993_Photographs_at_the_End_of_Modernism.pdf|"Photographs at the End of Modernism"]], in Crimp, ''On the Museum's Ruins'', 1993, pp 2-31.
  
 
* [https://www.academia.edu/5756633/ "Getting the Warhol We Deserve"], ''Social Text'' 59, Summer 1999, pp 49-66.
 
* [https://www.academia.edu/5756633/ "Getting the Warhol We Deserve"], ''Social Text'' 59, Summer 1999, pp 49-66.
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* [https://www.academia.edu/5622394/ "Alvin Baltrop: Pier Photographs, 1975-1986"], ''Artforum'', Feb 2008, pp 262-273.
 
* [https://www.academia.edu/5622394/ "Alvin Baltrop: Pier Photographs, 1975-1986"], ''Artforum'', Feb 2008, pp 262-273.
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* "The Risk of Coming Together: Ronald Tavel's Screenplays for Andy Warhol's Films", in ''Aesthetics of Risk: SoCCAS Symposium Vol. III'', ed. John C. Welchman, Zürich: JRP Ringier, 2008. [http://books.jrp-editions.com/pages/index.php?id_r=4&id_t=&id_p=7&id_b=853]
  
 
* [https://www.academia.edu/5599516/ "Dancers, Artworks, and People in the Galleries: Douglas Crimp on Merce Cunningham"], ''Arforum'', Oct 2008, 346-355, 407.
 
* [https://www.academia.edu/5599516/ "Dancers, Artworks, and People in the Galleries: Douglas Crimp on Merce Cunningham"], ''Arforum'', Oct 2008, 346-355, 407.
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* [https://www.academia.edu/5599326/ "Spacious"], ''October'' 132, MIT Press, Spring 2010, pp 5-24.
 
* [https://www.academia.edu/5599326/ "Spacious"], ''October'' 132, MIT Press, Spring 2010, pp 5-24.
  
* [https://www.academia.edu/5599547/ "You Can Still See Her: Douglas Crimp on Trisha Brown"], ''Artforum'', Jan 2011, pp 154-160.
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* [[Media:Crimp_Douglas_2011_You_Can_Still_See_Her_Douglas_Crimp_on_Trisha_Brown.pdf|"You Can Still See Her: Douglas Crimp on Trisha Brown"]], ''Artforum'', Jan 2011, pp 154-160.
  
 
* [https://www.academia.edu/8984619/ "Tacet"], in ''Tacita Dean: Seven Books Grey'', Vienna: Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, and Göttingen: Steidl, 2011, pp 31-37. On Tacita Dean's Merce Cunningham films.
 
* [https://www.academia.edu/8984619/ "Tacet"], in ''Tacita Dean: Seven Books Grey'', Vienna: Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, and Göttingen: Steidl, 2011, pp 31-37. On Tacita Dean's Merce Cunningham films.
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* [https://academia.edu/5854224 "There Is No Final Picture: A Conversation between Philipp Kaiser and Douglas Crimp"], in ''Painting on the Move'', Basel: Kunsthalle Basel, 2002, pp 171-179.
 
* [https://academia.edu/5854224 "There Is No Final Picture: A Conversation between Philipp Kaiser and Douglas Crimp"], in ''Painting on the Move'', Basel: Kunsthalle Basel, 2002, pp 171-179.
* Tina Takemoto, [http://www.jstor.org.sci-hub.cc/stable/3558492 "The Melancholia of AIDS: Interview with Douglas Crimp"], ''Art Journal'' 62:4, Winter 2003, pp 80-90.
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* Tina Takemoto, [http://www.jstor.org.sci-hub.se/stable/3558492 "The Melancholia of AIDS: Interview with Douglas Crimp"], ''Art Journal'' 62:4, Winter 2003, pp 80-90.
 
* Mathias Danbolt, [http://trikster.net/2/crimp/1.html "Front Room Back Room: An Interview with Douglas Crimp"], ''Trikster: Nordic Queer Journal'' 2, 2008.
 
* Mathias Danbolt, [http://trikster.net/2/crimp/1.html "Front Room Back Room: An Interview with Douglas Crimp"], ''Trikster: Nordic Queer Journal'' 2, 2008.
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* "Catherine Opie in Conversation with Douglas Crimp", in ''Aesthetics of Risk: SoCCAS Symposium Vol. III'', ed. John C. Welchman, Zürich: JRP Ringier, 2008. [http://books.jrp-editions.com/pages/index.php?id_r=4&id_t=&id_p=7&id_b=853]
 
* [http://www.brooklynrail.org/2016/10/art/douglas-crimp-with-jarrett-earnest "Douglas Crimp with Jarrett Earnest"], ''The Brooklyn Rail'', 4 Oct 2016.
 
* [http://www.brooklynrail.org/2016/10/art/douglas-crimp-with-jarrett-earnest "Douglas Crimp with Jarrett Earnest"], ''The Brooklyn Rail'', 4 Oct 2016.
  
 
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* [http://sci-hub.cc/10.2307/778662 "The New French Culture: An Interview with Guy Hocquenghem"], ''October'' 19, Winter 1981, pp 105-117.
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* [http://sci-hub.se/10.2307/778662 "The New French Culture: An Interview with Guy Hocquenghem"], ''October'' 19, Winter 1981, pp 105-117.
* with Yve-Alain Bois and Rosalind Krauss, [http://sci-hub.cc/10.2307/778298 "A Conversation with Hans Haacke"], ''October'' 30, Autumn 1984, pp 23-48.
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* with Yve-Alain Bois and Rosalind Krauss, [http://sci-hub.se/10.2307/778298 "A Conversation with Hans Haacke"], ''October'' 30, Autumn 1984, pp 23-48.
* with Rosalyn Deutsche and Ewa Lajer-Burcharth, [http://sci-hub.cc/10.2307/778426 "A Conversation with Krzysztof Wodiczko"], ''October'' 38, Autumn 1986, pp 23-51.
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* with Rosalyn Deutsche and Ewa Lajer-Burcharth, [http://sci-hub.se/10.2307/778426 "A Conversation with Krzysztof Wodiczko"], ''October'' 38, Autumn 1986, pp 23-51.
* [http://sci-hub.cc/10.2307/3397568 "The Second Epidemic: Amber Hollibaugh, Mitchell Karp, and Katy Taylor Interviewed by Douglas Crimp"], ''October'' 43: "AIDS: Cultural Analysis/Cultural Activism", Winter 1987, pp 127-142.
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* [http://sci-hub.se/10.2307/3397568 "The Second Epidemic: Amber Hollibaugh, Mitchell Karp, and Katy Taylor Interviewed by Douglas Crimp"], ''October'' 43: "AIDS: Cultural Analysis/Cultural Activism", Winter 1987, pp 127-142.
* [http://sci-hub.cc/doi/10.1162/152638101750420816 "Prominence Given, Authority Taken: An Interview with Louise Lawler"], ''Grey Room'' 4, Summer 2001, pp 70-81. [https://www.academia.edu/5599317/]
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* [http://sci-hub.se/doi/10.1162/152638101750420816 "Prominence Given, Authority Taken: An Interview with Louise Lawler"], ''Grey Room'' 4, Summer 2001, pp 70-81. [https://www.academia.edu/5599317/]
  
 
==Literature==
 
==Literature==
* Ewa Lajer-Burcharth, [http://sci-hub.cc/10.1162/octo.2010.132.1.25 "Warhol's Subject? A Response to Douglas Crimp"], ''October'' 132, MIT Press, Spring 2010, pp 25-29. Response to Crimp's "Spacious".
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* Ewa Lajer-Burcharth, [http://sci-hub.se/10.1162/octo.2010.132.1.25 "Warhol's Subject? A Response to Douglas Crimp"], ''October'' 132, MIT Press, Spring 2010, pp 25-29. Response to Crimp's "Spacious".
* Lutz Hieber, ''[http://gen.lib.rus.ec/book/index.php?md5=6D9BCAF1068EDCD9CB4572DD049FCCBE Zur Aktualität von Douglas Crimp: Postmoderne und Queer Theory]'', VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, 2013. {{de}}
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* Lutz Hieber, ''[http://libgen.rs/book/index.php?md5=6D9BCAF1068EDCD9CB4572DD049FCCBE Zur Aktualität von Douglas Crimp: Postmoderne und Queer Theory]'', VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, 2013. {{de}}
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* Masha Gessen, [https://www.newyorker.com/news/our-columnists/the-beautiful-uncertainty-of-douglas-crimp "The Beautiful Uncertainty of Douglas Crimp"], ''The New Yorker'', 9 Jul 2019.
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* Rosalind E. Krauss, [https://sci-hub.se/10.1162/octo_a_00382 "Between the Book and the Lamp"], ''October'' 171, MIT Press, Winter 2020, pp 142-146.
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* Joan Copjec, [https://sci-hub.se/10.1162/octo_a_00383 "Period Piece"], ''October'' 171, MIT Press, Winter 2020, pp 147-149.
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* Sherrie Levine, [https://sci-hub.se/10.1162/octo_a_00384 "For Douglas Crimp"], ''October'' 171, MIT Press, Winter 2020, pp 150-151.
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* Nick Mauss, [https://sci-hub.se/10.1162/octo_a_00385 "On Douglas Crimp"], ''October'' 171, MIT Press, Winter 2020, pp 152-154.
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* Johanna Burton, [https://sci-hub.se/10.1162/octo_a_00386 "Pictures of You"], ''October'' 171, MIT Press, Winter 2020, pp 155-158.
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* David Joselit, [https://sci-hub.se/10.1162/octo_a_00387 "An Appreciation of Douglas Crimp"], ''October'' 171, MIT Press, Winter 2020, pp 159-160.
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* Louise Lawler, [https://sci-hub.se/10.1162/octo_a_00388 "What Would Douglas Crimp Say?"], ''October'' 171, MIT Press, Winter 2020, p 161.
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
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==Links==
 
==Links==
* [http://www.rochester.edu/news/experts/faculty-experts/douglas-crimp/ Profile at U Rochester]
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* [http://www.sas.rochester.edu/aah/people/faculty/crimp_douglas/ Profile on U Rochester]
* [http://rochester.academia.edu/DouglasCrimp Profile at Academia.edu]
 
 
* [http://www.galeriebuchholz.de/exhibitions/douglas-crimp-2/ Before Pictures: New York City 1967-1977] exhibition, 2016
 
* [http://www.galeriebuchholz.de/exhibitions/douglas-crimp-2/ Before Pictures: New York City 1967-1977] exhibition, 2016
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Douglas_Crimp Crimp on Wikipedia]
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* Obituary: [https://www.artforum.com/news/douglas-crimp-1944-2019-80228 Artforum].
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Douglas Crimp. Photo: Dorothea Tuch.
Born August 19, 1944(1944-08-19)
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, United States
Died July 5, 2019(2019-07-05) (aged 74)
New York City, United States
Web Aaaaarg, Academia.edu, Wikipedia, Open Library

Douglas Crimp (1944-2019) was an art critic and Fanny Knapp Allen Professor of Art History and Professor of Visual and Cultural Studies at the University of Rochester. He was the curator of the landmark Pictures exhibition at Artists Space, New York, in 1977 and, from 1977-1990 an editor of the quarterly journal October. With Lynne Cooke, he organized the exhibition Mixed Use, Manhattan: Photography and Related Practices 1970s to the Present for the Reina Sofía in Madrid in the summer of 2010, and he was a member of the curatorial team for the 2015 Greater New York exhibition at MoMA PS1.

Publications[edit]

Monographs[edit]

  • with Adam Rolston, AIDS Demo Graphics, Seattle: Bay Press, 1990, 141 pp, OL.
  • On the Museum’s Ruins, MIT Press, 1993, xix+348 pp. With photographs by Louise Lawler.
    • Auf den Ruinen des Museums. Über Photographie, das Museum und die Postmoderne, trans. Rolf Braumeis, Dresden: Verlag der Kunst, 1996, 440 pp. (German)
    • Sobre as ruínas do museu, trans. Fernando Santos, São Paulo: Martins Fontes, 2005, 303 pp. (Brazilian Portuguese)
    • Na ruinakh muzeya, trans. Ivan Aksenov and Karen Sarkisov, Moscow: V-A-C Press, 2015, 431 pp. (Russian)
  • Melancholia and Moralism: Essays on AIDS and Queer Politics, MIT Press, 2002, 319 pp. Essays challenging the increasing denial of the AIDS crisis and the rise of conservative gay politics.
  • Imágenes, trans. Victor Manuel Rodriguez, Bogotá: Universidad Nacional de Colombia-Sede Bogotá, 2003, 188 pp. (Spanish)
  • Before Pictures, University of Chicago Press, 2016, 288 pp. tells the story of Crimp’s life as a young gay man and art critic in New York City during the late 1960s through the 1970s; part biography and part cultural history. [2]

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Book chapters, papers, essays[edit]

  • "Pictures", in Pictures, ed. Douglas Crimp, New York: Committe for the Visual Arts, 1977, pp 3-29; repr. in Art after Modernism: Rethinking Representation, ed. Brian Wallis, New York: New Museum of Contemporary Art, and Boston: D.R. Godine, 1984, pp 175-187; repr. in X-tra 8:1 (Fall 2005), pp 17-30, HTML.
  • "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." [4]
  • "On the Museum's Ruins", October 13, Summer 1980, MIT Press, pp 41-57; repr. in The Anti-Aesthetic: Essays on Postmodern Culture, ed. Hal Foster, Port Townsend, WA: Bay Press, 1983, pp 43-56; repr. in Crimp, On the Museum's Ruins, 1993, pp 44-64. [5]
  • "The End of Painting", October 16: "Art World Follies", Spring 1981, pp 69-86; repr. in Crimp, On the Museum's Ruins, 1993, pp 84-107.
  • "Appropriating Appropriation", in Image Scavengers: Photography, ed. Paula Marincola, Institute of Contemporary Art/University of Pennsylvania Press, 1982, pp 27-34; repr. in Crimp, On the Museum's Ruins, 1993, pp 126-137.
  • "The Art of Exhibition", October 30, Autumn 1984, pp 49-81; repr. in Crimp, On the Museum's Ruins, 1993, pp 236-281.
  • "The Postmodern Museum", Parachute 46, 1987, pp 61-69; repr. in Crimp, On the Museum's Ruins, 1993, pp 282-331. [7]
  • "This is Not a Museum of Art", Marcel Broodthaers, Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, and New York: Rizzoli, 1989, pp 71-92; repr. in Crimp, On the Museum's Ruins, 1993, pp 200-235. [8]
  • "The Boys in My Bedroom", Art in America, 1990; repr. in Crimp, Melancholia and Moralism, 2002, pp 151-163.
  • "Face Value", in About Face: Andy Warhol's Portraits, ed. Nicholas Baume, Wadsworth Atheneum/Andy Warhol Museum, 1999, pp 110-125.
  • "Mario Montez, For Shame", in Regarding Sedgwick: Essays on Queer Culture and Critical Theory, eds. Stephen M. Barber and David L. Clark, Routledge, 2002, pp 57-70.
  • "The Risk of Coming Together: Ronald Tavel's Screenplays for Andy Warhol's Films", in Aesthetics of Risk: SoCCAS Symposium Vol. III, ed. John C. Welchman, Zürich: JRP Ringier, 2008. [9]
  • "Spacious", October 132, MIT Press, Spring 2010, pp 5-24.
  • "Tacet", in Tacita Dean: Seven Books Grey, Vienna: Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, and Göttingen: Steidl, 2011, pp 31-37. On Tacita Dean's Merce Cunningham films.
  • "Relocating Rosas", in Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker. Work/Travail/Arbeid, vol. 3, ed. Elena Filipovic, Brussels: Mercatorfonds, Wiels, 2015, pp 81-103.

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