Reagan Rat, February 19, 1981


Magic City, From Here to Fame Books, 2017.

Openings: A Memoir from the Women’s Art Movement, New York City 1970-1992, Sabra Moore, Village Press, 2016.

Exit Art: Unfinished Memories: 30 Years of Exit Art , Susan Harris, Steidl, 2016.

A Book about Colab (and Related Activities)., Max Shuman, Printed Matter, 2016.

Politisierung der Kunst, Avantgarde und US-Kunstwelt, Lutz Hieber, Springer VS, 2015, p. 58.

Street Art, Jerome Katz, Flammarion, 2015.

Undermining: A Wild Ride Through Land Use, Politics, and Art in the Changing West , Lucy Lippard, The New Press, 2014.

On the Museum’s Ruins by Douglas Crimp, 2014, V-A-C Foundation, Moscow, Russia, figure 55, p. 242.

This Will Have Been: Art, Love, Politics in the 80s, Helen Molesworth, Yale University Press, 2012.

Trespass: A History Of Uncommissioned Urban Art by Carlo McCormick, Hardcover: 320 pages, Publisher: Taschen, 2010.

Dead or Alive: Nature Becomes Art, David McFadden & Lowery Stokes Sims, pub Museum of Arts and Design, 2010.

Mixed Use Manhattan: Photography and Related Practices, 1970s to the Present, book edited by Lynne Cooke and Douglas Crimp for the Reina Sofia in Madrid. The book is co-published by the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia and MIT Press, 2010.

Public Art for Public Schools, Michele Cohen, The Monacelli Press, 2009.

The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, Washington DC, National Gallery of Art, 2008.

NextText, Anna Kress and Suellyn Winkle, Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2008.

Espèces d’espace – The Eighties – First Part, Le Magasin, Grenoble, France, 2008.

Land Art, Tate Publishing, 2006.

Papermaking for Printmakers, A & C Black, London, 2006.

The Downtown Book: The New York Art Scene 1974–1984 Grey Art Gallery, NYU, Princeton University Press, 2005.

City Art, New York’s Percent for Art Program, Charlotte Cohen, Merrel Press, 2005.

The Molecular Gaze: Art in the Genetic Age,
Suzanne Anker & Dorothy Nelkin, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 2003.

Alternative Art New York 1965-1985, The Drawing Center/U of Minnesota Press, 2002

Paradise Now: Picturing the Genetic Revolution,
Ian Berry (Editor), Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum, 2001

Welded, Sculpture from the 20th Century, Judy Collishan, Lund Humphries, 2000.

5000 Artists Return to Artists Space: 25 Years, Artists Space/D.A.P. Press, 1998.

Alternative Art New York 1965-1985, Julie Ault ( editor), U of Minnesota Press, 1996.

The Pink Glass Swan: Selected Feminist Essays on Art, The New Press, 1995.

Democracy: A project of Group Material, Dia Art Foundation: Discussions in Contemporary Art Number 5, Bay Press/Dia Art Foundation, 1990.

ABC No Rio Dinero: The Story of a Lower East Side Art Gallery, ABC No Rio with Collaborative Projects, 1985.

A Decade of New Art, Artists Space publisher, 1984.

Content: A Contemporary Focus 1974-1984, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 1984.

Get the Message? A Decade of Art for Social Change, Lucy Lippard, E.P. Dutton, 1984.

Illegal America, Pub Exit Art, NYC, 1982.


WNYC Radio “Post Modern Post Mortem,” April 23, 2010.

Yale Radio Interviews with Brainard Carey, February 6, 2018


Catastrophozoic: Sculpture by Christy Rupp

Carbon Mostly: Brinkiness and the Rights of Nature, Sculpture by Christy Rupp

Notched Bodies, Insects in Contemporary Art, NYC Dept of Parks, Arsenal Gallery, Essay by Jennifer Lantzas, 2013.

Tandem Pursuits, Armor & Ichthyology, by Jennifer McGregor, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY, 2013.

The Animals Look Back at Us, Sara Lynn Henry, Byrdcliffe Kleinert /James Ctr for the Arts, Woodstock, NY, 2013.

American Dreamers-Reality and Imagination in Contemporary Art, Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina, Firenze, Italy, Silvana Editoriale, 2012.

Bug-Eyed: Art Culture, Insects, Patricia Watts, pub Turtle Bay Exploration Park, Redding, CA, 2004.

“The Obsolete Self” by the artist formerly known as Christy Rupp, 2004 NYFA Newsletter.

Nature In Pieces: The Environmental Sculpture of Christy Rupp, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, 2002.

Insecta Magnifica, Wave Hill, Riverdale, NY, Jennifer McGregor, 2002.

Christy Rupp: Swimming in the Gene Pool, Mass MoCA Kidspace, North Adams, MA, 2000.

Christy Rupp, The Landscape Within, Castellani Art Museum, Niagara University, Niagara Falls, NY, 1999.

New Histories, pub ICA Boston, 1996.

Cultural Economies: Histories of the Alternative Arts Movement NYC, Pub The Drawing Center, NY, 1996.

Natural Selection: The work of Christy Rupp, Lucy Lippard, Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo, NY, 1992.

Artworks: Christy Rupp, Williams College Museum of Art, 1991.

No Laughing Matter, Independent Curators Inc, NY, 1991.

Height X Width X Length, Weatherspoon Gallery, Greensboro, NC, 1991.

The Political Landscape, Hillwood Art Gallery, Long Island U, 1990.

Committed to Print: Social and Political Themes in Recent American Printed Art, Deborah Wye, The Museum of Modern Art, 1988.

Motives, Curated by Claudia Gould, Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY, 1985.

Natural History, Grace Borgenicht Gallery, NYC, 1982.

The 1984 Show, Ronald Feldman Gallery, NYC, 1983.


“Notched Bodies: Insects in Contemporary Art,” Science and Technology Magazine, U of Texas, Dallas Nov 12, 2013.

“Fracking Away Our Air, Water and Land,”
Creative Time Reports Op-Ed, Ruth Hardinger, author.

“Art & Politics. Fracking: Drawing the Line,” Revolt Magazine Volume 1 Issue 4, 2013.

“Peeking Inside ‘Die Wunderkammer’,” Blouin Artinfo March 21, 2013.

Crossroads of the “Art” World, John Reed, Paris Review 10/10,/2012.

Collaborative Projects, “The Colab Conspiracy,” Walter Robinson, Artnet Magazine.

What the cool, Dec 3, 2011

Inquiring Mind Volume 28/Numbr 2/Spring 2012.

“Frack Me Not,” Roll Magazine, June 2010.

“Art That Was Once Alive,”
New York Times, Science Times, 5/3/2010.

“Of Compost, Molecules and Insects, Art Is Born,”
New York Times, 5/11/2010.

“Artist Christy Rupp turns chicken bones into pseudo-skeletons of extinct birds,” NY Daily News, May 11, 2010.

Extinct Birds Previously Consumed by Humans at Frederieke Taylor Gallery, Art in America, September 2008, review by Edward Leffingwell.

“Lowgo: The Single Celled Artist,” Satya Magazine, interview with Christy Rupp, May 2005.

Women Environmental Artists Directory, WEAD, 2004.

“Food Fight,” Wichita Eagle, Feb 21, 2002, p. 4c.

“Mutant Materials” New York Magazine, June 4, 2001, p. 124.

The New Yorker, Goings On About Town, Self Portrait by Christy Rupp, June 22, 1992.

Heresies Collective issues
#13 Feminism & Ecology, 1981
#20 Activists, Organizers, Progressives…, 1985
#24 Twelve Years, 1989

We Will Not Be Disappeared: A Directory of Arts Activism, Cultural Correspondence, NYC, 1984.