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Max Neuhaus

1939 
born in Beaumont, Texas
died in 2009

Active Soundworks

 

since 1990 Three 'Similar' Rooms, Galleria Giorgio Persano, Turin

since 1992 Three to One, AOK Building, Kassel

since 1993 (untitled), Collection CAPC Musée d'Art Moderne, Bordeaux

since 1996 (untitled), Collection Castello di Rivoli, Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin

since 1999 (untitled), Collection Swisscom, Worblaufen-Bern

since 1999 Suspended Sound Line, Collection Kunst im öffentlichen Raum, Bern

since 2002 Times Square, Collection: Dia Art Foundation, New York

since 2002 La Barma, Collection: Pierre Huber, Saint Luc, Switzerland

since 2002 Promenade du Pin, Collection: Fonds Contonal d'Art Contemporian, Geneva

since 2003 Time Piece Graz, Kunsthaus Graz am Landesmuseum Joanneum

since 2006 Time Piece Beacon, Dia:Beacon, Beacon, Collection: Dia Art Foundation, New York

since 2007 Eybesfeld, 2007 Collection: Conrad-Eybesfeld

since 2007 Time Piece Stommeln, 2007 Collection: City of Pulheim, Germany

since 2008 Sound Figure, 2007 Collection: The Menil Collection, Houston

 

1981

Soundings, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY

 

1982

Max Neuhaus: Drawings, Max Hutchinson Gallery, New York

 

1983

Max Neuhaus: Sound Installation, Kunsthalle Basel

 

1988

Max Neuhaus: Sound Line Magazin - Centre National d'Art Contemporain de Grenoble

1994

Max Neuhaus: Zeichnungen, Kunstverein, Heilbronn

 

1995

Max Neuhaus: Sound Work Zeichnungen, Kunstverein, Kassel

 

1995

Evoking the Aural: Drawings and their studies from the Place works, Villa Arson, Nice

Evocare l'udible, Castello di Rivoli, Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin

 

1997

Moment / Stund, Second Floor, Reykjavik

The Drawings from Three to One, Encore...Bruxelles and Fondation pour l'Architecture, Brussels

 

2000

Max Neuhaus: Selected Drawings from the Sound Works, 1967-2000, Lisson Gallery, London

 

2000

Max Neuhaus: Drawings, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York

 

2000

Max Neuhaus: Images from eight vectors 1953-2000, Christine Burgin Gallery, New Yor

 

2001

Max Neuhaus: An Exhibition of Works on Paper, La Napoule Art Foundation, Mandelieu-La Napoule

 

2002

Max Neuhaus: Three to One, Drawings from the sound work, Lawrence Markey, New York

 

2004

Treble, The Sculpture Center, New York

 

2008

Max Neuhaus: Circumscription Drawings, The Menil Collection, Houston

WRITINGS AND RECORDINGS BY THE ARTIST

Zyklus for One Percussionist. Wergo WER 60010 (LP), 1963. Electronics and Percussion: Five Realizations by Max Neuhaus. Columbia Masterworks MS 7139 (LP), 1968. Liner notes by Max Neuhaus.


Cycle for One Percussionist (In Two Different Versions). Heliodor 2549 016, 1970. Featuring Christoph Caskel, Max

Neuhaus, Frederic Rzewski, Karlheinz Stockhausen. Liner notes by Hanspeter Krellman.


“BANG, BOOooom, ThumP, EEEK, tinkle.” New York Times, December 6, 1974, p. 39.


Program Notes. Toronto: York University, 1974. Excerpted in Max Neuhaus: Sound Works, vol. 1, Inscription.


“Situation Esthetics: Impermanent Art and the Seventies Audience: Max Neuhaus.” Artforum 18, no. 5 (January

1980), pp. 27–29. Reprinted as “Modus Operandi,” in Max Neuhaus: Sound Works, vol. 1, Inscription, 1994.


“Lecture at Seibu Museum Tokyo,” 1982. In Max Neuhaus: Sound Works, vol. 1, Inscription. Full text at

www.max-neuhaus.info/bibliography/Tokyo.htm.


“Lecture at University of Miami,” 1984. In Max Neuhaus: Sound Works, vol. 1, Inscription. Full text at

www.max-neuhaus.info/bibliography/Miami.htm.


“Audium, Projekt fu?r eine Welt als Hör-Raum.” In Vom Verschwinden der Ferne: Telekommunikation und Kunst.

Cologne: DuMont, 1990, pp. 119–28.


“Listen.” In Max Neuhaus: Elusive Sources and “Like” Spaces. Turin: Galleria Giorgio Persano, 1990.


“Notes on Place and Moment,” 1992. In Max Neuhaus: Sound Works, vol. 1, Inscription. Full text at www.maxneuhaus.

info/soundworks/vectors/moment/notes/.


“Siren—Aural Design.” Kunst & Museumjournaal 4, no. 6 (1993), pp. 12–18.


“The Broadcast Works and Audium.” In Zeitgleich: The Symposium, the Seminar, the Exhibition. Vienna: Triton,

1994.


“The Institutional Beast,” 1994. In Max Neuhaus: Sound Works, vol. 1, Inscription. Full text at www.maxneuhaus.

info/bibliography/InstitutionalBeast.htm.


“Sound Design.” In Zeitgleich: the Symposium, the Seminar, the Exhibition. Vienna: Triton, 1994.

“Sound Art?” Liner notes for Volume: Bed of Sound. P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, July 2000. Audio

CD.


Fontana Mix–Feed: Six Realizations of John Cag 1965/1968.


Alga Marghen, Milan, plana-P 18NMN.044, 2003. Liner notes by Donald J. Henahan, Max Neuhaus, and Theodore

Strongin.


The New York School: Nine Realizations of Cage, Feldman, Brown. Alga Marghen, Milan, plana-N 22NMN.052, 2004.

Liner notes by Malcolm Goldstein, Max Neuhaus, John Rockwell, and Theodore Strongin.


Zyklus: Stockhausen, Neuhaus. Alga Marghen, Milan, plana- P 23NMN.054, 2004. Liner notes by Max Neuhaus and

John Rockwell.

“Netzwerke.” Neue Zeitschrift fu?r Musik, no. 5 (September–October 2004).

“Vortrag Neuhaus.” In End of Art—Endings in Art. Ed. Gerhard Seel. Basel: Schwabe Verlag, 2006. Online at

www.max-neuhaus.info/bibliography/IAPA.htm.

Max Neuhaus: Sound Installation. Basel: Kunsthalle Basel, 1983. Texts by Jean-Christophe Ammann, Max Neuhaus,and Carter Ratcliff. Ammann and Ratcliff texts reprinted in Max Neuhaus: Sound Works, vol. 1, Inscription.

Max Neuhaus: Sound Installation. Providence, R.I.: Bell Gallery, Brown University, 1983.

Max Neuhaus: Installations Sonores. Geneva: Marie-Louise, Jeanneret Art Moderne, 1984. Text by Pierre Restany.

Max Neuhaus. Locminé: Centre d’art contemporain, Domaine de Kerguéhennec, 1987. Text by Denys Zacharopoulos.

Max Neuhaus: Sound Line. Grenoble: Magasin, Centre National d’Art Contemporain, 1988. Text by Franz Keiser
reprinted in Max Neuhaus: Sound Works, vol. 1, Inscription.

Max Neuhaus: Two Sound Works 1989. Bern: Kunsthalle Bern and Kölnischer Kunstverein, 1989. Texts by Wulf
Herzogenrath, Ulrich Loock, and Max Neuhaus.

Max Neuhaus: Elusive Sources and “Like” Spaces. Turin: Giorgio Persano, 1990. Text by Denys Zacharopoulos;
conversation with Ulrich Loock reprinted in Max Neuhaus: Sound Works, vol. 1, Inscription.

Max Neuhaus: Two Side of the “Same” Room. Dallas: Dallas Museum of Art, 1990. Text by Sue Graze.

Max Neuhaus: Sound Works, vol. 1, Inscription. Ostfildern- Ruit, Germany: Cantz, 1994. Original interview with
William Duckworth; text by Wulf Herzogenrath translated from the German by Margret Joss; text by Denys
Zacharopoulos translated from the French by Charles Penwarden; text by Germano Celant translated from the
Italian by Brian Holmes.

Max Neuhaus: Sound Works, vol. 2, Drawings. Ostfildern- Ruit, Germany: Cantz, 1994. Texts by Yehuda Safran and
Max Neuhaus.

Max Neuhaus: Sound Works, vol. 3, Place. Ostfildern-Ruit, Germany: Cantz, 1994.

Max Neuhaus: Zeichnungen. Heilbronn: Kunstverein
Heilbronn, 1994.

Max Neuhaus: Evocare l’udibile. Milan: Charta, 1995. Texts by Ida Gianelli, Gregory des Jardins, Stuart Morgan, et al.

Max Neuhaus: La Collezione, The Collection. Milan: Charta, in association with Castello di Rivoli, Museo d’Arte
Contemporanea, 1997. Texts by Max Neuhaus and Pier Luigi Tazzi.

Max Neuhaus: Moment / Stund. Reykjavik: Second Floor,
1997.

Three to One: Max Neuhaus. Brussels: Encore, in association with La Lettre Volée, 1997. Texts by Zsuzsanna Gahse,
Max Neuhaus, and Yehuda Safran.

Max Neuhaus: Ears. Paris: Onestar Press, 2001.

Max Neuhaus: Time Piece Stommeln. Pulheim: Der Bürgermeister, 2007. Texts by Max Neuhaus and Ulrich
Loock.


ARTICLES AND REVIEWS

Strongin, Theodore. “Concert Is Given By Percussionist.” New York Times, June 3, 1964, p. 36.

Goldstein, Malcolm. “Neuhaus Realizations.” Village Voice, June 1964.

Strongin, Theodore. “Artist ‘Realizes’ Taped Music and Plays Piano from Inside.” New York Times, March 23, 1965,
p. 34.

Saltzman, Eric. “Max Neuhaus’s Electronics and Percussion.” HiFi Stereo Review (November 1968).

Monson, Karen. “Neuhaus’s Submerged Premiere.” Christian Science Monitor, January 19, 1972, p. 6.

Hiffner, Amy. “Interview avec Max Neuhaus.” Artitudes International, nos. 9–11 (April–June 1974), p. 70.

Brunelle, Al. “Deep Float: Neuhaus’ ‘Water Whistle.’” Art in America 62, no. 5 (September–October 1974), p. 91.

Johnson, Tom. “Creating the Context: Max Neuhaus.” Village Voice, December 6, 1976. Reprinted in Max Neuhaus:
Sound Works
, vol. 1, Inscription.

Rockwell, John. “Whistle While You Tune In to Avant-Garde Radio.” New York Times, January 2, 1977, p. 73.

La Barbara, Joan. “Max Neuhaus: New Sounds in Natural Settings.” Musical America (October 1977). Reprinted in
Max Neuhaus: Sound Works, vol. 1, Inscription.

Lorber, Richard. “Max Neuhaus, Times Square.” Artforum 16, no. 5 (January 1978), p. 64.

Foster, Hal. “Exhibition Reviews.” Artforum 18, no. 5 (January 1980), p. 70.

Princenthal, Nancy. “Sounds of Violence: Max Neuhaus’ Siren Project.” Artforum 20, no. 9 (May 1982), pp. 70–71.

Rockwell, John. “Environmental Composers & Ambient Music: Max Neuhaus.” In All American Music. New York:
Knopf, 1983. Reprinted in Max Neuhaus: Sound Works, vol. 1, Inscription.

Javault, Patrick. “Max Neuhaus: Noises in the Corridor.” Art Press, no. 100 (February 1986), p. 55.

Restany, Pierre. “Max Neuhaus: concetto e metodo di una architettura Sonora.” Domus, no. 684 (June 1987), p. 3.

Ratcliff, Carter. “Max Neuhaus: Aural Spaces.” Art in America 75, no. 10 (October 1987), pp. 154–63.

Cueff, Alain. “Max Neuhaus: The Space of Sound.” Artscribe International, no. 71 (September–October 1988), pp. 66–67.
Reprinted in Max Neuhaus: Sound Works, vol. 1, Inscription.

Tomkins, Calvin. “HEAR.” New Yorker (October 24, 1988), p. 110. Reprinted in Max Neuhaus: Sound Works, vol. 1,
Inscription.

Danto, Arthur. “Max Neuhaus: Sound Works.” Nation 252, no. 8 (March 4, 1991), pp. 281–84. Reprinted in Max
Neuhaus: Sound Works
, vol. 1, Inscription.

Weingarten, Susanne. “Brummen vor dem Tor.” Der Spiegel (September 7, 1992), pp. 276–79. Reprinted in Max
Neuhaus: Sound Works
, vol. 1, Inscription.

von Drathen, Doris. “Max Neuhaus: Invisible Sculpture—Molded Sound.” Parkett, no. 35 (March 1993), pp. 18–29.
Reprinted in Max Neuhaus: Sound Works, vol. 1, Inscription.

Szeemann, Harald. “Max Neuhaus.” Kunstforum International, no. 127 (July–September 1994), pp. 176–77.
Reprinted in Max Neuhaus: Sound Works, vol. 1, Inscription.

Schwarze, Dirk. “Max Neuhaus und Karel Malich.” Kunstforum International, no. 131 (August–October 1995),
pp. 404–6.

Tazzi, Pier Luigi. “Constructed Sound: Max Neuhaus.” Carte d’Arte Internazionale (November 1997).

Tarantino, Michael. “Two Passages.” www.maxneuhaus. info/soundworks/vectors/passage/twopassages/,
1998.

von Drathen, Doris. “Gebaute Töne.” Künstler: Kritisches Lexikon der Gegenwartskunst 41, no. 5 (1998).

Leffingwell, Edward. “Max Neuhaus at Christine Burgin and P.S. 1.” Art in America 89, no. 4 (April 2001), p. 136.

Zuckerman, Alicia. “Max Neuhaus: Times Square.” Arts Electric. www.arts-electric.org/stories/2002/
020530_neuhaus.html. May 30, 2002.

Ryan, David. “Max Neuhaus.” Art Monthly, no. 275 (April 2004), p. 42.

Safran, Yehuda. “Shaping Sound.” Domus, no. 876 (December 2004): pp. 72–77.

Cascella, Daniela. “Max Neuhaus.” Contemporary, no. 75 (2005), pp. 38–39.

Loock, Ulrich. “Times Square, Max Neuhaus’s Sound Work in New York City.” Open: Cahier on Art in the Public
Domain
4, no. 9 (2005).

Traub, Peter. “Auracle.” www.max-neuhaus.info bibliography/PeterTraub.pdf, 2005.

LaBelle, Brandon. “Tuning Space: Max Neuhaus and Site-Specific Sound.” In Background Noise, Perspectives on
Sound Art
, pp. 154–66. New York: Continuum, 2006.

Davila, Thierry. “Max Neuhaus, Times Square.” Art Press 2, no. 5 (June 2007).

Reust, Hans Rudolf. “While Walking.” www.maxneuhaus. info/bibliography/HansRudolfReust.pdf, 2007.

Carter, Kabir. “Houston; New York; and Beacon, New York.” Modern Painters 20, no. 6 (July–August 2008), pp. 82–83.

Cox, Christoph. “Enduring Work: On Max Neuhaus (1939–2009).” Artforum 47, no. 9 (May 2009), pp. 49–50, 52.

BERLIN

17. Sep 2014 - 08. Nov 2014

exhibition


DÜSSELDORF

21. Jun 2013 - 27. Jul 2013

exhibition