The selections in this volume have been previously published in various publications, including Art International: "Melpomene and Graffiti: Adolph Gottlieb's Early Work"; Artforum: "The Biomorphic '40s," "Agnes Martin," "Robert Smithson's Development"; Art News: "Gesture into Form: The Later Paintings of Norman Bluhm"; Arts Magazine: "Jackson Pollock's Black Paintings," "Marilyn as Subject Matter," "Roy Lichtenstein's Period Style," "Hi-way Culture (with Notes on D'Arcangelo," "Art as Likeness," part of "Allan Kaprow: Two Views," "Arakawa: An Interview"; Auction: "Pop Art: The Words," "The Expanding and Disappearing Work of Art"; The Nation: "Jackson Pollock's 'Psychoanalytic Drawings,' " "Willem de Kooning," "Sol LeWitt," "Jasper Johns' Map," "George Segal," part of "Allan Kaprow: Two Views," the discussion of Kenneth Noland in "The Uses and Limits of Art Criticism," "Radio City Music Hall"; Studio International: "The Public Sculpture Problem." "The Reuben Gallery," "Barnett Newman: The Stations of the Cross and the Subjects of the Artist," and "Systemic Painting" are from the catalogues of exhibitions that I arranged at the Solomon A. Guggenheim Museum in 1965 and 1966. "Serial Forms" is from the catalogue of the exhibit "American Sculpture of the 60s," arranged by Maurice Tuchman at the Los Angeles County Museum in 1967, and "Leon Polk Smith" is from the catalogue of an exhibition arranged by Gerald Nordland at the San Francisco Museum of Art in 1968. "Rauschenberg's Graphics" is the catalogue text of an exhibition arranged by Stephen Prokopoff for the Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, in 1970. "Artists and Photographs" was published on the occasion of an exhibition of this name at Multiples, Inc., in the same year. "Photo-Realism" was written for the catalogue of an exhibition of selected works from the Ludwig Collection and others, shown by the Arts Council of Great Britain in 1973. "Notes on Op Art" was first printed in The New Art, edited by Gregory Battcock (1966), and the introduction to "Stolen" is from a book published jointly by Multiples Inc., Colorcraft Lithographers, and the Dwan Gallery in 1970.
I wish to thank editors and publishers of the various publications for their permission to use the writings included here.