Antonakos material 1960 - 2013 is held at
The Archives of American Art / Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC


“Stephen Antonakos: Neon Rooms” New York: Stephen Antonakos Studio, 2018. Full-color, 24 pages. Print.

Michael, Savvas. “Kumi Ori — Shine… or the Dream of the Real.” Homer Liber: Essays on the Epic, Poetry, and Freedom. Athens: Agra Publishers, 2016. Print (in Greek).

Spector, Naomi. “Stephen Antonakos.” Aeschyleia 40 Years. Ed. Sodoris Kalomenidou and Theodore Efstratiades. Athens: The City of Elefsina, 2015. 302-307 and 380-381. Print (in Greek).

Bui, Phong and Jack Flam. Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Year 1. Milan: Skira Editore S.p.A. / Dadalus Foundation, 2014. 41-43 and 123. Print. see also online catalogue essay “Stephen Antonakos: A Search for the Interior” by Anna Tome.

Michael, Savvas. Musica ex Nihilo. Athens: Agra Publishers, 2013. Print (in Greek).

Stephen Antonakos: Pillows 1962-1963. New York: Lori Bookstein Fine Art, 2013. Print.

Sandler, Dr. Irving. “Conversation with Irving Sandler.” Antonakos: Gold Works 2011. Berlin: Konrad Fischer Galerie, 2011. Print.

Michael, Savvas. “Stephen Antonakos: Klimas Photos.” Golem. Athens: Agra Publishers, 2011. Print (in Greek).

Antonakos, Stephen. “The Antonakos Family.” A Tribute to Greek America. Chicago: Greek America Foundation, 2011. 72-75. Print.

Koskina, Katerina. ”Stephen Antonakos.” Art in the Attiko Metro. Athens: Attiko Metro A.E., 2009. 112-117 (112, statement by the artist). Print (in Greek).

Strousa, Efi. Antonakos: Magician of Neon. Athens: Ta Nea (Artnews) Publishers, 2009. Print (in Greek).

Kernan, Nathan. 151 images and an essay. Johannesburg: David Krut Publishing; New York: Jim Kempner Fine Art, 2008. Print.

Gonzalez, Karen, Annette di Meo Carlozzi, and Kelly Baum. “Stephen Antonakos.” American Art Since 1900. Austin: Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas, 2006. 30-31. Print.

Eshoo, Amy, ed., et al. 560 Broadway: A New York Drawing Collection at Work, 1991-2006. New York: Fifth Floor Foundation; New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2006. Print.

The Chicago Public Art Guide. Chicago: Department of Cultural Affairs/City of Chicago, 2005. Print.

Bloomberg, Michael, Adam Gopnick, and Eleanor Heartney, et al. City Art: New York’s Percent for Art Program. New York, London: Merrill, 2005. Print.

Orati, Irini, ed. The Collection of the Alpha Bank: Drawings, Paintings, Sculpture. Athens: Alpha Bank, 2005. Print (in English and Greek).

Marzona, Daniel and Uta Grosenick. Minimal Art. Cologne, London, Los Angeles, Paris, Tokyo: Taschen, 2004. Print.

Tanigawa, Mami. Public Aesthetic Public Art: Japan + Practice. Shanghai: IS Publishers/Pace Publishers, 2003. Print (in English and Japanese).

Kotzamani, Maria. “…not a day without a line…” and Irving Sandler. “Two-cubed Times Three Squared.” Antonakos: Journey: A Drawing in 72 Units. Salonika: Macedonian MCA, 2003. Print (in English and Greek).

Koskina, Katerina and Antonis Kotidis, Dimitris Maronitis, and Kostas Zepos. Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art Permanent Collection: The Alexander and Dorothy’s Xydis Donation, Volume II. Thessaloniki: Macedonian MCA, 2003. Print (in English and Greek).

Settegast, Mary. Mona Lisa’s Moustache: Making Sense of a Dissolving World. Grand Rapids, MI: Phanes Press, 2001. Print.

Una Villa Manin: Collezione d’Arte a private Collection. Ostfildern, Germany: Hatje Cantz Publishers, 2001. 80-81. Print (in English, Italian and German).

Filler, Martin. “Spreading the Light.” and Miltiades Papanikolaou. “A Greek Artist of the Diaspora.” Antonakos: Public Works 1973-2000. Salonkia: Ministry of Culture / State Museum of Contemporary Art, 2000. Print (in English and Greek).

Selz, Thalia Cheronis. “Artist’s Profiles: Stephen Antonakos.” Modern Odysseys: Greek American Artists of the 20th Century. Queens, NY: Queens Museum of Art, 1999. 26-27, 94-95. Print.

Strousa, Efi. Emfietzoglou Collection: Modern Greek Art. Athens: Prodromos Emfietzoglou/Villa Vorres Maroussi, 1999. 202-205. Print (in Greek).

Muelig, Linda, ed. Masterworks of American Painting and Sculpture from the Smith College Museum of Art. Northampton, MA and New York: Hudson Hills Press/The Smith College Museum of Art, 1999. Print.

Sandler, Irving. Antonakos. New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1999. Print.

Sarris, Kyrillos and Stavros Petsopoulos. Jean Bernier Gallery: 1977-1998. Athens: Agra Publications, 1998. Print (in English and Greek).

Celant, Germano. Cattedrali d’Arte. Milan: Fondazione Prada, 1998. Print.

Kimmel, Roberta. “The Rhythm of Light.” In Artists’ Homes. New York: Clarkson Potter Publishers, 1992. 11-18. Print.

Onorato, Ronald. San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art: Selections from the Permanent Collection. San Diego: San Diego MCA, 1990. Print.

Preble, Duane and Sarah Preble. Artforums: An Introduction to the Visual Arts. New York: Harper and Row, 1989. Print.

Popper, Frank. “Actuel Electra.” Electra. Paris: Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, 1983. 312-313. Print (in English and French).

Webb, Michael. The Magic of Neon. Salt Lake City: Gibbs Smith, 1983. Print.

Heiss, Alanna. Rooms P.S. 1: June 9-26, 1976. New York: The Institute for Art and Urban Resources / New York State Council on the Arts, 1976. 40. Print.

Myers, Fred and Barbara Rose. Sculpture Off the Pedestal. Grand Rapids: Grand Rapids Art Museum, 1973. Print.

Hunter, Sam and John Jacobus. American Art of the Twentieth Century. New York: Hary N. Abrams, 1973. Print.

Tuchman, Maurice. A Report of the Art and Technology Program of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1967-71. Los Angles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1971. Print.

Battcock, Gregory and Willoughby Sharp. “Luminism and Kineticism: Direct Electric Light.” Minimal Art: A Critical Anthology. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1968. 329-330, 335. Print.

Various authors. American Sculpture of the Sixties. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art,1967. 53, 67. Print.

Baur, John. Contemporary American Sculpture: Selection I. New York: The Howard and Jean Lipman Foundation / Whitney museum of American Art, 1966. 8, 50. Print.


Koskina, Katerina. ANTIDORN: The EMST Collection, documenta 14. Fridericianum, Kassel: National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST), 2017: 32-33. Print.

Drawing Dialogs: Selections from the Sol LeWitt Collection.New York: The Drawing Center, 2016: plate 9. Print.

Zachyropoulos, Denys. “Mediteranean Experience.” Mediteranean Experience. Salonika: Macedonian MCA, 2013: 10. Print (in Greek).

Verhagen, Eric. Correspondences. Paris: Espace Cultural Louis Vuitton, 2013: 20-23. Print (in French and English).

Daniels, Diana L. “Stepping Outside of Ourselves.” Approaching Infinity: The Richard N. Green Collection of Contemporary Abstraction. Sacramento: Crocker Art Museum, 2013: 28. Print.

Rosenberg, David. “Circles and Squares.” LE NÉON DANS L’ART: DES ANNÉES 1949 À NOS JOURS. Paris: Archibooks et La maison rouge / Fondation Antoine de Galbert, 2012: 65-69,167. Print (in French and English).

Evans, Helen and George Skianis, Christophoros Marinos, and Yorgos Abatzoglou.Antonakos: The Search. Eleusina: City of Elefsina, 2011: 64 color pages. Print (in English and Greek).

Koroxenidis, Alexandra. Antonakos: Spaces. New York: Lori Bookstein Fine Art, 2011. Print.

Karra, Marilena. “New York: Stephen Antonakos.” Polyglossia. Athens: Onassis Cultural Centre, 2011: 62-65. Print.

Sandler, Irving and Athena Schina. The Road to Mistra. New York: Onassis Cultural Center, 2009. Print.

Antonakos: New Wall Works. Athens: Kalfayan Galleries, 2008. Print (edition of 500).

Fine, Ruth. “Building a Collection: Every Spare Moment of the Day.” The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States. Washington DC: The National Endowment for the Arts, 2008: 76, 212. Print.

Kafetsi, Anna and Irving Sandler. Transexperiences Greece 2008. Athens: National Museum of Contemporary Art / Hellenic Ministry of Culture, 2008. 30-31. Print (in Greek and Mandarin).

Dziedzic, Erin and Marshall Price. Stephen Antonakos: Darkness and Light. Savannah: Pei Ling Chan Gallery / ACA Gallery of SCAD, 2008. Print.

Koskina, Katerina and Brian O'Doherty, Martin Filler and Daniel Marzona. Stephen Antonakos: A Retrospective. Athens: J. F. Costopoulos Foundation / Benaki Museum, 2007: 250 color pages. Print (500 English copies. This catalog contains a Chronology; Bibliography; and Exhibition, Public Works, and Public Collections documentation through 2007).

Antonakos, Stephen. “Notes on ‘Recurrence’.” Antonakos: Recurrence at the Hellenic American Union. Athens: The Hellenic American Union, 2007: 55 color pages. Print (in English and Greek).

Kelder, Diane and Stephen Antonakos. “Thoughts on Drawing.” Stephen Antonakos: Five Decades of Drawing. New York: The Gallery of the Graduate Center, The City University of New York, 2005. Print.

Ioannidis, Andreas. “Stephen Antonakos: Remembrance.” Stephen Antonakos: Remembrance. Athens: Archaeological Site of Mystras-Chapel of Ayios Georgios / National Museum of Contemporary Art Athens, 2004. Print.

Schina, Athena. “Domus: Correlations of energy in a locus of light.” Antonakos: To Spiti / The House. Andros: Petros and Marika Kydoniefs Foundation, 2004: 70 color pages. Print (in English and Greek).

Kerns, Ed. Stephen Antonakos: Three Spaces/Four Directions. Easton: Lafayette College, 2003. Print.

Ratcliff, Carter and Arthur Zajonc. “Seeing Light.” The Magic of Light. New York: The Hudson River Museum, 2002: 8-9, 15. The Magic of Light: Artists Focusing on Non-Traditional Media. Web. 11 Jan 2002.

Antonakos, Stephen. Antonakos. Paris: Galerie Denise René, 2001. Print (in French).

Spector, Naomi and Hellmut Th. Seemann. “Some Notes on Stephen Antonakos.” Im Spiegel der Freiheit. Frankfurt: Schirn Kunsthalle, 2001: 54-67. Print (in English and German).

Papa, Sania. “The Ineffable Light: Inter-Diffusions and Intersections.” Antonakos: Praise. Thessaloniki: State MCA/Ministry of Culture, 2000. Print (in English and Greek).

Ketner, Joseph. “Time, The Spindle of Necessity.” Stephen Antonakos: Time Boxes 2000, with Richard Artschwager, Daniel Buren, Sol LeWitt, and Robert Ryman. Waltham: Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, 2000. Print.

Levin, Michael. “Reading’s Red Circle: Art and the Power Station.” The Light at the Top of the Chimney. Tel Aviv: Israel Electric Co., 1999: 7-18. Print (in English and Hebrew).

“Stephen Antonakos: Inner Light.” Smith College Museum of Art Newsletter & Calendar Spring/Summer 1997. Northampton, MA: Smith College of Art, 1997. Print.

Bishop, Budd Haris. Stephen Antonakos: Blue Line Room. Gainesville, FL: Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, 1997. Print.

Stroussa, Efi, Monroe Denton, Thomas Matthews, and Peter Pappas. Stephen Antonakos: The Chapel of the Heavenly Ladder / XLVII Biennale di Venezia. Athens: Greek Ministry of Culture/Bastas-D.Plessas Publications SA, 1997: 2000 copies. Print (in English and Greek).

Yau, John. “Matters of Light and Dark.” and Dimitrios Katsarelias. “Praise.” Antonakos: Praise. Athens: Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, 1997: 34 color pages. Print (in English and Greek).

Wurzel, Gabriele. “Stephen Antonakos, Red incomplete neon.” RAUM ZEICHEN LICHT. Klagenfurt: Karntner Landesgalerie, 1997: 21-23. Print (in German).

Shevzov, Vera. “Images of Light: Icons in the Eastern Orthodox Christian Tradition.” and Linda Muehlig. “Inner Light.” and Helen Searing. “Stephen Antonakos: Architectures and Ideas.” Stephen Antonakos: Inner Light. Northampton: Smith College Museum of Art, 1997: 26 color pages. Print.

Einreinhofer, Nancy. “Stephen Antonakos: Neon for William Patterson.” University Galleries: Sculpture on Campus. Wayne, NJ: William Patterson University, 1995: 2-3. Print.

Kyriazi, Nelli. Time is a child moving pieces in a game; the kingship is in the hands of a child. Athens: City of Athens Municipal Gallery, 1995: 24-27. Print (in English and Greek).

Faret Tachikawa Art News 1: Messages from Artists. Tokyo: Housing and Urban Development Corporation, 1994: 18-19. Print.

Kambouridis, Haris. “House of Prayer.” and Stephen Antonakos. “The Chapel of the Saints.” Antonakos: Chapel of the Saints. St. George Rampart, Rhodes: Rhodes Municipal Art Gallery, 1993. Print (in English and Greek).

Norden, Linda. “Residual Roots, or, To Go Home Again (Some Thoughts on the Art of Stephen Antonakos).” and Thomas F. Mathews. “The Project for a Chapel of St. John the Baptist.” Antonakos. Athens: Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, 1992: 43 color pages. Print (in English and Greek).

Sokolowski, Thomas. American Art at the U.S. Embassy in Athens. Athens: The Embassy of the United States of America in Athens, 1991: 17. Print (in English and Greek).

Runnqvist, Jan. A Swiss Touch: Thirty years of activity 1961-1991. Geneva: Galerie Bonnier, 1991: 9-10. Print (in English and French).

Papa, Sania. “Le Combat des Lumières.” Stephen Antonakos. Geneva: Blancpain Stepczynski Galerie d’Art Contemporain, 1990. Print (in French).

Ratcliff, Carter. Stephen Antonakos. New York: Kouros Gallery, 1989. Print.

ARTEC ’89: The 1st International Biennale in Nagoya. Nagoya: The Council for the International Biennale in Nagoya / Aichi Prefecture / Nagoya City, 1989: 24-25. Print (in English and Japanese).

Sandler, Irving. “Stephen Antonakos.” and (insert) Maria Kotzamani. “Collages.” Stephen Antonakos. Athens: Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, 1987. Print (in English and Greek).

Hall-Duncan, Nancy. NEON: New Artistic Expressions. Greenwich, CT: The Bruce Museum, 1987: 5-9, 20. Print.

Stephen Antonakos, Michael Singer, Robert Stackhouse, Pat Steir. São Paulo: 19ª Bienal de São Paulo, 1987. Print (in English and Portuguese).

Bishop, Budd Harris. “Preface” and “Modern Sculpture.” Modern Sculpture. Columbus, OH: Columbus Museum of Art, 1986: 1-3, cover. Print.

Belz, Carl. “Stephen Antonakos: Neons and Drawings.” Ten at the Rose. Waltham, MA: Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, 1986: 43-45. Print.

Belz, Carl. “Revealing Neon.” and Stephen Antonakos. “A Statement by the Artist.” Stephen Antonakos: Neons and Drawings. Waltham, MA: Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, 1986: 48 color pages. Print.

Stephen Antonakos: Neon. Davenport, IA: Davenport Art Gallery, 1985. Print.

Davies, Hugh and Sally Yard. Stephen Antonakos: Neons and Works on Paper. La Jolla: La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, 1984. Print (Four slides attached inside back cover).

Davies, Hugh. “Stephen Antonakos: Neons and Works on Paper.” La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art 1984: Exhibitions Programs Films July/August. La Jolla: La Jolla MCA, 1984: 1, cover. Print.

Shapiro, David and Naomi Spector. “Conversation avec Antonakos.” Stephen Antonakos: Succès du Bedac 5. Dijon: Le Coin du Miroir / Maison de la Culture, Nevers, 1983. Print (in French).

Art Grec Contemporain Hedendaagse Griekse Kunst / Europalia 82. Brussel: Palais des Beaux-Arts, 1982: 1.22-23, 3.3. Print (in French and Dutch).

Shapiro, David. “Critical Dogma and Open Works: The Light of Antonakos” and “A Conversation with Antonakos.” Stephen Antonakos: New Works/1982. Roslyn Harbor: Nassau County Museum of Fine Art, 1982. Print.

Georgia, Olivia. “Neon Fronts” and “Stephen Antonakos.” Neon Fronts: Luminous Art for the Urban Landscape. Washington D.C.: Washington Projects for the Arts, 1981: 9-14, 16-17. Print.

Fox, Judith Hoos. “Sitework.” Aspects of the 70’s: Sitework. Wellesley: Wellesley College Museum, 1980: 3-7. Print.

Kardon, Janet. “Street Wise/Street Foolish.” Urban Encounters: Art Architecture Audience. Philadelphia: Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania,1980: 13, 37. Print.

Mayhall, Dorothy. The Minimal Tradition. Ridgefield, CT: The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, 1979: 10. Print.

Davies, Hugh. Antonakos: Neons for the University of Massachusetts. Amherst: University Gallery, Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 1978. Print.

Shapiro, David. Drawings for Outdoor Sculpture 1946-1977. New York: John Weber Gallery, 1977: 8, 10. Print.

Kardon, Janet. TIME. Philadelphia: Philadelphia College of Art / National Endowment for the Arts, 1977: 30-31. Print.

Prattas, Penelope. NOEMATA: Contemporary Greek-American Artists. New York: Community Gallery, The Brooklyn Museum, 1977: 3-4. Print.

USA Zeichnungen 3. Leverkusen: Städtisches Museum Schloß Morsbroich, 1975: 12-13, 122. Print (in English and German).

Joachimides, Christos and Norman Rosenthal. The Greek Month in London: Aspects of contemporary Greek culture. London: The Institute of Contemporary Arts, 1975: 8. Print.

Spurlock, William. Stephen Antonakos: Room for Wright State. Dayton: Wright State University Art Gallery, 1975. Print.

Rosenthal, Norman. “Preface.” Eight Artists Eight Attitudes Eight Greeks. London: Institute of Contemporary Arts, 1975: 3-4, 32-33, 49-54. Print.

Foley, Suzanne. Works in Space. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Art, 1973. Print (Two black and white catalog size photographs of positive film of the installation included.

Spector, Naomi. “Six Corner Neons.” Stephen Antonakos: Six Corner Neons. Hamilton: Gallery Association of New York State, 1973. Print.

Antonakos, Stephen. Stephen Antonakos: California Show. Fresno: Fresno State College of Art, 1972. Print.

Various authors. Stephen Antonakos: Neons. Oshkosh: Allen Priebe Art Gallery, Wisconsin State University, 1971. Print.

Spector, Naomi. Antonakos “Pillows” (1962-1963). Houston: Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 1971. Print.

Landgren, Marchal and George Levitine. What’s Happening in Soho. College Park: University of Maryland Art Gallery, 1971: 3-4. Print.

Doty, Robert. Light: Object and Image. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1968: 7-9. Print.

Coe, Ralph. The Magic Theater. Kansas City: Nelson Gallery of Art and Atkins Museum, 1968: 5. Print.

Sandler, Irving. “public art #1.” Sculpture in Environment. New York: New York City Administration of Recreation and Cultural Affairs, 1967: 5, plate 1. Print.

Sharp, Willoughby. “Luminism: Notes toward an understanding of light art.” Light / Motion / Space. Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 1967. 9, 13-15. Print.

Coe, Ralph. Sound Light Silence: Art that Performs. Kansas City, MO: Nelson Gallery, Atkins Museum, 1966. Print.

Baur, John I. H. Contemporary American Sculpture. New York: The Howard and Jean Lipman Foundation and The Whitney Museum of American Art, 1965. Print.

Carey, Martin. The New American Realism. Worcester, MA: Worcester Art Museum, 1965. Print.

Waldman, Diane. Antonakos. New York: Byron Gallery, 1964. Print.

Alloway, Lawrence and Allan Karpow. New Forms, New Media I. New York: Martha Jackson Gallery, 1960. Print.