Kornelia Tamm Fine Arts

Vito Acconci

(American, b. 1940)

approved (portfolio) by vito acconci

Vito Acconci

Approved (portfolio), 1977

approved - after all, they told us to form by vito acconci

Vito Acconci

Approved - After All, They Told Us To Form, 1977

approved - but don't be fooled, this is a message from the american lover by vito acconci

Vito Acconci

Approved - But Don't Be Fooled, This Is A Message from the American Lover, 1977

approved - finally, it's blowing up in my hands. by vito acconci

Vito Acconci

Approved - Finally, It's Blowing Up In My Hands., 1977

approved - let the grass go over, let the sky come through. by vito acconci

Vito Acconci

Approved - Let The Grass Go Over, Let The Sky Come Through., 1977

approved - now the stones will stand one more day. by vito acconci

Vito Acconci

Approved - Now the Stones Will Stand One More Day., 1977

approved - sometimes you can get blood from a stone (when there's a dream of radicalism.) by vito acconci

Vito Acconci

Approved - Sometimes You Can Get Blood From A Stone (When There's A Dream Of Radicalism.), 1977

approved - there is always another secret behind the wall. by vito acconci

Vito Acconci

Approved - There Is Always Another Secret Behind The Wall., 1977

approved - we try to go deeper (they told us to shape.) by vito acconci

Vito Acconci

Approved - We Try To Go Deeper (They Told Us To Shape.), 1977

approved - you know where you are - you sucker. by vito acconci

Vito Acconci

Approved - You Know Where You Are - You Sucker., 1977



Born in Bronx, NY
BA Holy Cross College Worcester, Worcester, MA
MFA University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Instructor at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, Nova Scotia; California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA; The Cooper Union, New York, NY; School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL; Yale University, New Haven, CT; and Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY


Vito Acconci:Vito Acconci - Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Vito Acconi - Galleria Fumagalli, Bergamo
AAA Talk Vito Acconci + Ai Weiwei: Artist in Conversation, Agnès b. Cinema, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Vito Acconci: Language Works- Video, Audio and poetry, Argos, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
Vigilancia y control, Centro de Arte La regenta, las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain (solo)
Vito Acconci : Power Fields, Slought Foundation, Philadelphia, PA (solo)
Medium Fotografie, Stampa Galerie, Basel, Switzerland (solo)
Dark Places, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
Mapping Space, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL (solo)
Looking at Words, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Self/City/Sound, Foundation for Art and Creative Technology (FACT), Liverpool, UK
Vito Hannibal Acconci Studio, Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno, Las Palmas, Gran Canary Island, Spain (solo)
Vito Hannibal Acconci Studio, Stedelijk, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
No Time in No-Land, Kenny Schachter Rove, London, UK (solo)
Diary of a Body, Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Vito Hannibal Acconci, Musee d'Art Contemporain, Nantes, France; MACBA, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
Video Screening 1 - Vito Acconci, Center for Contemporary Art, CCA Kitakyushu, Kitakyushu, Japan (solo)
Rehearsals for Architecture, Kenny Schachter Rove, Perry St., New York, NY (solo)
Acconci Studio - Slipping into the 21st Century, Pratt-Manhattan Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Selected Videos by Vito Acconci, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY (solo)
Vito Acconci: Acts of Architecture, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI (solo)
Vito Acconci: Acts of Architecture, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO (solo)


Volk, Gregory, and Vito Acconci. Vito Acconci: Diary of a Body 1969 -1973. Milan-New York: Charta, 2004
Acconci, Vito, and Gloria Moure. Vito Acconci: Writings, Works, Projects. Barcelone: Poligrafa, 2001
Vito Acconci. Acconci Studio acts of architecture (exh. cat.). Milwaukee: Milwaukee Art Museum, 2001
Contemporary Visual Arts, 20, pp. 36-38, Unbuilt Roads, Obrist, Hans Ulrich
Critical Inquiry, 16, 4, Summer, pp. 900-918 Public Space in a Private Time, Acconci, V.
ARTFORUM, XXVI, March, pp. 126-128, Projections of Home, Acconci, V.
Vito Acconci: Public Places. New York: Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1988
Vito Acconci, A Retrospective: 1969 -1980 (exh. cat.). Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art, 1980
Vito Acconci: Catalogue of headlines and images. Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, 1978
October, Spring, pp. 50-64, Video: The Aesthetics of Narcissism, Krauss