JOHN BOCK

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Selected Catalogues and Publications:
 
2017
Heckmann, Stefanie, and Thomas Köhler, John Bock: Wesenspräsenz № 4d, published by Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, Germany, and Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne, Germany, 2017
Briegleb, Till, Arount De Cleene, Friederike Fast, Kristina Hennig-Fast, and Bart Marius, The Inner Skin. Art and Shame, published by MARTa Herford, Herford, Germany, 2017
 
2016
Bock, John, Max Hollein, Martina Wein­hart, Anja Osswald, Lea Schleiffenbaum, and Ulf Erdmann Ziegler, ICH, published by Walther König, Cologne, Germany, 2016
Beil, Ralf, Marcel Glaser, Manfred Grieger, Alexander Klose, Stephan Krass, Alexander Kraus, Günter Riederer, et al., eds., Wolfsburg Unlimited: A City as World Laboratory, published by Verlag Hatje Cantz, Berlin, Germany, 2016, pp. 201 – 211 [ill.]
 
2015
Contemporary Art in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, published by Black Dog Publishing, London, UK, 2015
Kress, Pascal, The Book of ABCs, published by Kerber Verlag, Bielefeld, Germany, April 2015
Writers Respond: Storylines: Contemporary Art at the Guggenheim, published by Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, 2015
Baker, George, Ann Goldstein, Michael Maltzan, and Shaun Caley Regen, Regen Projects 25, published by Prestel, New York, NY, 2015
 
2014
Sperling, Herausgeber Franziska and Johannes Sperling, A MAN WALKS INTO A BAR..., Hatje Cantz Verlag, Osfildern, Germany, 2014

2013
Bock, John, Meechfieber, published by Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne, Germany, 2013
Fürnäs, Phillip, Benny Höhne, and Monika Lahrkamp, Numbers Six: Flaming creatures, published by Julia Stoschek Collection and Hatje Cantz, Düsseldorf, Germany, 2013
Lorenz, Ulrike, Bogomir Ecker, and Stefanie Patruno, NUR SKULPTUR!, published by Städtische Kunsthalle Mannheim and Kehrer Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany, 2013
Filme, published by Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany, 2013
Ferriani, Barbara, and Marina Pugliese, eds. Ephemeral Monuments: History and Conservation of Installation Art, published by Getty Publications, Los Angeles, CA, 2013, pp. 110 – 112

2012
Stoschek, Julia, ed., Julia Stoschek Collection, Number Six: Flaming Creatures, published by Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern, Germany, 2012

2011
Birnbaum, Daniel, Connie Butler, Suzanne Cotter, Bice Curiger, Okwui Enwezor, Massimiliano Gioni, Bob Nickas, and Hans Ulrich Obrist, Defining Contemporary Art - 25 years in 200 pivotal artworks, published by Phaidon Press Limited, London, 2011, pp. 312-313
Bock, John, Lütte Mit Rucola, published by Buchhandlung Walter Konig, Cologne
Felix, Zdenek, and Ludwig Seyfarth, Transformed objects: John Bock, Jürgen Drescher, Rachel Harrison, Alicja Kwade, Thomas Rentmeister, Margret Wibmer, published by KAI 10 Raum für Kunst, Düsseldorf, Germany, and Arthena Foundation, Bielefeld, Germany, 2011
Knock, Knock! From the Collection of Paul and Sara Monroe, Catalogue published in conjunction with the exhibition at the Anderson Gallery, VCU School of the Arts, 2011, pp. 21, 24 [ill.]
Spector, Nancy, Simon Critchley, Jamieson Webster, and Brian Scholis, The Luminous Interval: The D. Daskalopoulos Collection, published by The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York, 2011, pp. 60-65 [ill.]
Luckow, Dirk, Zwei Sammler: Thomas Olbricht and Harald Falckenberg, published by Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany, 2011

2010
Francés, Fernando, and Javier San Martin, Nöle, published by Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga, Málaga, Spain, 2010
Bock, John, FischGratenMelkStand, published by Temporare Kunsthalle Berlin, Berlin, Germany, 2010 
Eccles, Tom, and Matthew Higgs, At Home/Not At Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg, published by Hessel Museum of Art/Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, 2010

2009
Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary: The Collection Book, “Ways Beyond Objects,” published by Verlag der Bucchlandlung Walther Konig, Cologne, Germany, 2009
Stoschek, Julia, ed., Julia Stoschek Collection, Number Two: Fragile, published by Hatje Cantz, Düsseldorf, Germany, 2009

2008
Craig, Blanche, Assembling Contemporary Art Collage, published by Black Dog Publishing, London, UK, 2008, pp. 122-5 [ill.]
Michelis, Marco, The Sublime is Now, published by Galleria civica and Fondazione, Italy, 2008
Heiser, Jörg, All of a Sudden: Things that Matter in Contemporary Art, published by Sternberg Press, Berlin, Germany, 2008, pp. 60, 64
Heartney, Eleanor, Art & Today, published by Phaidon, London, UK, 2008, pp. 393, 395 [ill.]

2007
Flood, Richard, Laura Hoptman, Massimiliano Gioni, and Trevor Smith, Unmonumental: The Object in the 21st Century, published by New Museum, New York, NY and Phaidon, London, UK, 2007
Bock, John, Deutsche Staatsoper: Die malträtierte Fregatte I-IV, (Maltreated Frigate), Published by Walther König, Cologne, Germany, 2007
Gronen, Klaus, Bedeutung und Eignung des Begriffs Avantgarde für die zeitgenössische Kunst am Beispiel Jonathan Meese und John Bock, published by Logos Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 2007
Gielen, Denis, Atlas of Contemporary Art for Use by Everyone, published by Musée des Arts Contemporains au Grand-Hornu, Tournai, Belgium, August 2007, p. 331
Schlicht, Esther and Max Hollein, John Bock. Films, published by Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Germany, 2007
Collection Art Contemporain, published by Centre Pompidou, Paris, France, 2007, p. 72 [ill.]

2006
material time work time life time, co-published by Eidar Art Centre and Revolver, 2006, pp. 14-17 [ill.]
Compilation, Artists, photographed by Jason Schmidt, published by Edition 7L, Paris, 2006, p. 29
Beccoria, Marcella, Video Art, published by Castello di Rivoli Collection, pp. 62-63
Hopkins, David, Dada’s Boys, Identity and Play in Contemporary Art, published by The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburg, UK, 2006, p. 76-87
Implosion: 10 Year Anniversary, published by Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY, 2006
The Hugo Boss Prize 2006, essay “An Idea of Symmetry in the Artwork That Completely Counteracts the Artist, Structurally, and in Any Case Economically: John Bock and the Idea of Being a Gesamtkünstler” by Rein Wolfs, published by Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, 2006, p. 33 – 43 
Hopkins, David, Dada’s Boys, Identity and Play in Contemporary Art, published by The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburg, UK, 2006, p. 76 – 87 

2005
Macel, Christine, Dionysiac, published by Centre George Pompidou, Paris, France, 2005
Compilation, Asthoff, Jens, “John Bock,” Art Now: Volume 2, published by Taschen, Cologne, Germany, 2005, pp. 56-59 [ill.]

2004
Hoffman, Jens, John Bock:  Koppel, published by Arken Museum of Modern Art, Skovvej, Denmark and Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Konig, Cologne, Germany, 2004 [ill.]
Hoffmann, Jens, and Lotte Moller, Klutterkammer, published by the Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Mall, London, UK, 2004 [ill.]
Taylor, Brandon, Art Today, Laurence King Publishing LTD: London, UK, 2004 p. 217 [ill.]

2003
Bock, John, meech elasticity, published by Korinsha Press and Center for Contemporary Art, Kitakyushu, Japan, 2003 
XXD11, published by Kassel University Press GmbH, Kassel, Germany, 2003, pp. 64-67 [ill., back cover]
The Fourth Sex, curated by Francesco Bonami and Raf Simons, published by Fondazione Pitti Immagine Discovery, Florence, Italy, p. 303 [ill.]
Outlook, published by Hellenic Culture Organization, Athens, Greece, 2003, pp. 258-259

2002
Documenta 11_Platform 5: Exhibition, published by Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, Germany, pp. 202-205 [ill.]

2001
Schmidt, Eva and John Bock. John Bock: Gribbohm, published by Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany and Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, Germany, 2001 Come-in: Interior Design as a Contemporary Art Medium in Germany, published by Verlag Der Buchhand- Lung Walther König , Cologne, Germany, 2001, pp. 25, 201 – 207 
A little bit of history repeated, Kunst-Werke Berlin, Germany, 2001, pp. 14 – 15 
Yokohama 2001: International Triennale of Contemporary Art, 2001, pp. 57, 162 – 163
 

2000
La forma del mono / La fine del mondo, published by Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea di Milano, Milan, Italy, 2000, pp. 102-105

1999
Bock, John, Zeitwenden – Ausblick, published by Städtisches Museum, Bonn, Germany and Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne, Germany, 1999
Hadders, Gerard, German Open 1999 - Gegenwartskunst in Deutschland, published by Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany, 1999
Stange, Rainer, home&away, published by Kunstverein Hannover, Raimar Stange, 1999, pp. 10-13
ars viva 99/00 - Grenzgänge, published by Casino Luxemburg, Kunstverein Freiburg, Kunsthaus Dresden, 1999
Föll, Heike, Kraftwerk BERLIN, published by Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Heike Föll, pp. 54 – 61
La Biennale di Venezia, essay “Theatrical miniatures of a possible world,“ by Peter Pakesch, 1999, pp. 240-243
John Bock, geboren 1965 in Itzehoe , published by Kunsthalle Basel, Nr. 23, 1999

1998
Rhomberg, Katrin and Werner Würtinger, Junge Szene Secession, Wien, published by Vienna Secession, Vienna, Austria, 1998
Berlin/Berlin, published by Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany, 1998
El Niño, published by Städt. Museum am Abteiberg Mönchengladbach, 1998

Selected Articles and Reviews:
 
2017
Bass, Shermakaye. “Contemporary Austin’s latest exhibit helps keep Austin weird.” My Statesman (October 30, 2017) [ill.] [online]
 
2015
Miranda, Carolina. “Last chance: John Bock's far-out installation at Regen Projects is a feast for the senses.” The Los Angeles Times (December 18, 2015) [ill.] [online]
Pagel, David. “Critic's Choice: John Bock at Regen Projects: Mind-bending art for a movie town.” The Los Angeles Times (November 25, 2015) [ill.] [online]
“UN-EX-SURROGAAT, John Bock at Kulturhuset Stockholm 2015.” POWER EKROTH (2015) [ill.] [online] 
Thackara, Tess. “A Jaunt through the Funhouse of Frieze Projects.” artsy (May 15, 2015)
Boucher, Brian. “Brian Boucher Survives Sweaty Dudes, Mazes, and Velcro Suits at Frieze New York.” artnet (May 14, 2015.)
Lescaze, Zöe. “Navigating the Fluxus Labyrinth at Frieze New York.” ARTnews (May 13, 2015)
Friebe, Holm. “Reclaiming Art.” Carta (April 30, 2015)
Sheets, Hilarie M. “Inside Art: Return of the Labryinth.” The New York Times (April 16, 2015)

2014
Forbes, Alexander. “The 20 Best Booths at Art Berlin Contemporary.” artnet (September 18, 2014)
Weier, Sabine. “Gory Details: John Bock Taps the Grotesque to Jolting Effect.” Blouin Artinfo (April 11, 2014)
Duray, Dan. “John Bock Disassembles Himself at Sprüth Magers’ Independent Booth.” The New York Observer (March 6, 2014) [ill.] [online]
Scoccimarro, Antonio. “John Bock at Gió Marconi.” Mousse (Issue 42, February-March 2014) p. 126 [ill.]
Güzel, Ann-Katrin. “John Bock: Im Modder der Summenmutation.” Kunstforum International (January/February 2014) pp. 370 – 371
Wiensowski, Igenborg. “Jungwerke vonKünstlern. Papa in Pink.” Spiegel Online (January 21, 2014) 
Stange, Raimar. “John Bock.” Frieze Issue 160 (January 2014) pp. 146 – 147 
 
2013
Reichert, Kolja. “Vier Mägen für die Kunst.” Der Tagesspiegel (December 23, 2013) p. 20
Bejrens, Katja. “John Bock.” Kunst Bulletin (December 2013) p. 54
Wagley, Catherine. “Five Artsy Things to Do This Week.” LA Weekly Vol. 35, No. 48 (October 19 – 24, 2013) p. 32 [ill.]
“Bundekunsthalle Zeigt John Bocks Gesamtkunstwerk.” Die Welt (October 3, 2013) [ill.]
“Der Universalkünstler.” Monopol (October 2, 2013) [ill.]
Sonna, Birgit. “Höherer Quatsch.” Art das Kunstmagazin (October 2013) pp. 22 – 30 
“John Bock: Rethinking the retrospective as only John Bock Can.” Sleek Magazine (Autumn 2013) pp. 39 – 40 
 
2012
Rutzmoser, Jon. “DECADE: Contemporary Collecting 2002-2012.” Artforum (December 2012)

2011
Tsitsovits, Yannis. “John Bock’s Unorthodox Machines.” Under/ Current Magazine (Vol. 6, 2011) pp. 144 – 149 
Doran, Anne. “John Bock: Anton Kern.” Art in America (November 2011) pp. 171 – 172 
Indrisek, Scott. “’John Bock' at Anton Kern Gallery.” Modern Painters (October 2011) p. 89
Heinrich, Will. “’In the Shadow of the Maggot’ at Anton Kern Gallery.” New York Observer (August 9, 2011)
Indrisek, Scott. “The Cabinet of John Bock.” Modern Painters (August 3, 2011)
Smith, Roberta. “JOHN BOCK: ‘In the Shadow of the Maggot.’” The New York Times (August 5, 2011) p. C24
Kley, Elizabeth. “Jock Bock: Modern Automation.” Artnet (July 2011)
Halle, Howard. “Review: John Bock, ”Im Schatten der Made (In the Shadow of the Maggot)” John Bock Invites us on a WTF return to Weimar Germany.” Time Out New York (July 29, 2011) 
Chayka, Kyle. “Art Talk: Mock Bocks in Box.” Art News Vol. 110 (April 2011) p. 36
Pagel, David. “Offbeat and charming,” The Los Angeles Times (February 11, 2010) p. D22
Allen, Jen. “Concrete Hopes.” Frieze Issue 136 (January/February 2011)
Caliari, Cecilia. “John Bock Interview.” Whitehot Magazine (January 2011)

2010
Vogel, Carol. “Guggenheim Defends Show of Trustee’s Art.” The New York Times (December 17, 2010) pp. C31 – 32 
“John Bock at the CAC Malaga.” ars magazine (September 28, 2010)
Sherwin, Skye. “Artist of the week 99: John Bock.” The Guardian (August 4, 2010)
Milliard, Coline. “John Bock: The Curve, Barbican Art Gallery, London.” Modern Painters (July 15, 2010)
Smith, Roberta.“John Bock.” The New York Times (April 2, 2010) p. C25
Kerr. Merrily. “John Bock.” Time Out New York Issue 756 (March 25 – 31, 2010) 
“John Bock.” The Art Newspaper/ The Armory Show (March 5 – 7, 2010)
Nathan, Emily. “Wherence Derives a Derive.” Artslant (March 2010)

2009
Bock, John. "The Artists' Artists." Artforum (December 2009) p. 94

2008
Smith, Roberta. “Dusting Off a Museum’s Curio Cabinet.” The New York Times (August 21, 2008) p. E25 [ill.]
Schlaegel, Andreas. “Staying fluid. Art-Habibi Bock.” Spike Art Quarterly no. 16 (Summer 2008) [ill.] [online]
Herbert, Martin. “1st Athens Biennial.” Frieze Issue 112 (January/February 2008)
Howe, David Everitt. “Unmonumental: The Object in the 21st Century.” Art Review Issue 20 (March 2008)

2007
“To be continued…” Tema Celeste Issue 124 (November/December 2007) p. 105
Momin, Shamin M. “The complexity of the encounter.” Tema Celeste Issue 124 (November/December 2007) pp. 50 – 55 
Coulson, Amanda. “John Bock.” Frieze (November/December 2007) pp. 192 – 193 [ill.]
O’Reilly, Sally. “Things Fall Apart:  Modernity, Violence, Narrative, Repetition:  Slapstick Shares as Much with Contemporary Art as it Does Comedy.” Frieze (October 2007) pp. 256 – 261 [ill.]
Frank, Peter. “John Bock.” Art on Paper (May/June 2007) p. 87
Slyce, John. “John Bock.” Flash Art (May/June 2007) pp. 135 – 136 [ill.]
O’Reilly, Sally. “John Bock: Hide and Seek.” ArtReview (May 2007) pp. 52 – 59 [ill.]
Von Jouanne, Detlev. “John Bock.” Flash Art (January/February 2007) p. 63 [ill.]
Bellini, Andrea. “New York Tales.” Flash Art (January/February 2007) pp. 108 – 110 [ill.]
Hall, Emily. “John Bock.” Artforum (January 2007) pp. 247 – 248 [ill.]

2006
"John Bock," The New Yorker, November 27, 2006, p. 47
Scott, Andrea K., "Art In Review; John Bock," The New York Times, November 24, 2006
Lapp, Axel, "John Bock at Klosterfelde," Art In America, November 2006, p. 223, ill.
McCormack, Christopher, "Serpent King: John Bock," ArtReview, October 2006, p. 19, ill.
Ryan, Julie, "John Bock," tema celeste, May/June 2006, p. 88, ill.
Galloway, David, "Spray the ketchup, Fling the Lettuce," ARTnews, May 2006, pp. 146-9, ills

2005
Gronlund, Melissa. “A Certain Tendency in Representation.” Frieze (November/December 2005) p. 146 [ill.]
Wei, Lilly. “Report from Iceland: Nordic Odyssey.” Art in America (November 11, 2005)
“Tunnel visionary.” The Guardian Weekly (October 2005 )
Sussman, Elisabeth. “Candide Cameras.” Artforum (September 2005)
Vincent, Steven. “Bendix Harms and John Bock at Anton Kern.” Art in America Vol. 93, Issue 5 (May 2005) p. 170
Volk, Gregory. “Report From Pittsburgh. Let’s Get Metaphysical.” Art in America (March 2005) pp 61 – 69 
Robecchi, Michele. “John Bock: A Man in Space.” Flash Art (January/February 2005) pp. 92 – 95 [ill.]
Bishop, Claire. “But is it installation art?” Tate Etc. Issue 3, Spring 2005 (January 1, 2005)
“Klütterkammer, An Exhibition by John Bock.” MODERN PAINTERS (December 2004/January 2005) p. 109f

2004
“John Bock / Bendix Harms.” The New Yorker (December 6, 2004)
Smith, Roberta. “Art in Review; John Bock Bendix Harms.” The New York Times (December 3, 2004)
Archer, Michael. “John Bock Institute of Contemporary Arts.” Artforum (December 2004)
Smith, Roberta. “I am the Walrus.” The New York Times (June 25, 2004)
Ward, Ossian. “John Bock.” Flash Art (November/December 2004) p. 73 [ill.]
Johnson, Dominic. “John Bock.” frieze Issue 87 (November/December 2004) 112 – 113. 115 [ill.]
Henry, Max. “John Bock and Bendix Harms.” Time Out New York (November 25 -December 1, 2004)
James, Sarah. “John Bock.” Artmonthly (November 2004) p. 281
Stillman, Nick. “Critics’ Picks: John Bock and Bendix Harms.” Artforum (November 4, 2004) [ill.]
Johnson, Ken. “Pittsburgh Rounds Up A Global Full of Work Made in Novel Ways.” The New York Times (November 4, 2004) pp. B1, B6
Johnson, Ken. “Bock on track.” Flash Art (October 2004) p. 53 [ill.]
Kent, Sarah. “Rooms With a View.” Time Out London (October 6 –13, 2004)
Guener, Fisun. “Frog in a Manager.” Metro Life (October 2004 )
Searle, Adrian. “Tunnel Visionary.” The Guardian (September 28, 2004)
“John Bock.” The Village Voice (November 17 – 23, 2004)
“John Bock.” The Village Voice (September 15 – 21, 2004)
“Famous Eyes.” Monopol (August/September 2004)
Andersson, Cecilia. “They Came From Planet Art.” Modern Painters (Autumn 2004)
“Balkan am Atlantic.” ART das Kunstmagazin Nr. 8 (August 2004 )
Bell, Kirsty. “The Salvage City.”ArtReview (July/August 2004)
Goldberg, Roselee. “Performance Anxiety.” Artforum (April 2004)
Allen, Jennifer. “Critics’ Picks: John Bock.” Artforum (February 24, 2004)

2003
“Art’s Best Buys.” Vman Magazine (Fall/Winter 2003 – 2004)
Avgikos, Jan. “Bock-Ness Monster.” Parkett issue 67 (2003) pp. 38 – 49 [ill., cover]  Birnbaum, Daniel. “Rope Tricks.” Parkett issue 67 (2003) pp. 28 – 37 [ill., cover] 
Hoffman, Jens. “Ars Combinatoria.” Parkett issue 67 (2003) pp. 15 – 27 [ill., cover]
Thomas, Mary. “Art Review.” Post Gazette (July 13, 2003)
Shaw, Kurt. “Saying ‘Hello’.” Pittsburgh Tribune Review (July 5, 2003)
Rattemeyer, Christian. “John Bock.” Flash Art (May/June 2003) p. 123

2002
“Work in Progress – John Bock.” V Magazine Issue 19 (September/October 2002) [ill.]
Thomas, Mary. “’Hello, My Name Is...’“ Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (July 13, 2002)
Aletti, Vince. “Hunting and Gathering.” Village Voice (April 23, 2002)
“Art – John Bock.” Jalouse (2002) p. 63

2001
Berwick, Carly. “Clothes Encounter, Art and Fashion.” ARTnews (November 2001)
Gioni, Massimiliano. “Yokohama Mega Wave: Towards a New Synthesis.“ Flash Art International (October 2001) p. 49, 57
Ebner, Jörn. “England – Deutschland: drei zu eins.“ Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (October 6, 2001)
Meyer-Krahmer, Benjamin. “The Quasi-Me as Optimal Existoform.“ nu: The nordic art review vol. III, no. 5 (2001) pp. 46 – 51 
Worth, Alexi. “John Bock. Anton Kern Gallery.” Artforum (October 2001) pp. 156 –157
Art Remix vol. 460 (November 2001) p. 90
“John Bock.” Time Out London (October 3 – 10, 2001)
“Art Review: John Bock.” Metro (September 24, 2001)
Cotter, Holland. “John Bock. Action.“ The New York Times (August 10, 2001)
“John Bock.” Szene Hamburg Nr. 4 (April 2001)
Bers, Mirian. “berlin, from neo pop to crossculture.“ tema celeste (January – February 2001) pp. 70 – 75
Hilpold, Stephan. “Die Betrachter täuschen sich selbst.“ Frankfurter Rundschau (January 2001)
Mattheis, Uwe. “In der Ausnüchterung.” Süddeutsche Zeitung Nr. 7 (January 10, 2001)

2000
Hilpold, Stephan. “Theatralisch geschüttelte Kunst.” Der Standard (December 29, 2000)
Eller, Thomas W. “Schön bunt hier.” Der Tagesspiegel (December 15, 2000)
Thek, Birgit. “In Szene gesetzt, den Raum erobernd.” Volksblatt (December 2, 2000)
“Bettina Funcke’s Konversation mit John Bock.” TRANS>arts.cultures.media #8 (2000) pp. 250 – 255 
Cotter, Holland. “Update on Berlin Since the Wall.” The New York Times (November 12, 2000)
Zanichelli, Elena. “Berlino, capitale dell’effimero?” Juliet. art magazine no. 99 (October – November 2000) pp. 44 – 45 
Schlaegel, Andreas. “John Bock. SOME INSIDE OUTPUT OF THE QUASI- ME.” Flash Art International (October 2000) pp. 78 – 81 
Artforum (September 2000) p. 78
Grundsted, Henrik. “John Bock. Multiple Quasi-Maybe-Me-Be-updown.”Art-Land International vol. 6, no.1 (2000) p. 24
Lledó, Elena. LAPIZ, Revista Internacional de Arte Nr. 164 (June 2000) p. 72
Gioni, Massimiliano. “John Bock.” Inter Vista. vol. IV, Nr. 23 (Summer 2000) p. 40 – 41 
Albrethsen, Pernille. “Kunsten Går Catwalk.” Eurowoman Nr. 27 (June 2000) p. 32
Saltz, Jerry. “Ruff Trade.” The Village Voice (May 30, 2000)
“John Bock.” The Village Voice (May 16, 2000)
Sír, Vladan. “Small existo possibilities.” Umlec, Contemporary Art and Culture Nr. 2, Vol. 4 (2000) pp. 10 – 15
Weinrautner, Ina. “Schizofunken ins Quasi-Ich.” Handelsblat (April 4, 2000) p. G4
Tröster, Christian. “Schrott fürs Museum.” Die Woche (March 31, 2000) p. 36
Vogt, Tobias. “Konstrukt mit Ohrenstäbchen.” Zitty Berlin Nr. 8 (April 2000) p. 217
“Art Showcase: John Bock.” ZOO Nr. 4 (January 2000) p. 166f
Verwoert, Jan. artist Nr. 42 (January 2000) p. 46f
Dziewior, Yilmaz. “John Bock: The Receiver’s Due.“ artext Nr. 68 (February – April 2000) pp. 62 – 65
Herstatt, Claudia. “German Open.“ Kunstforum International Bd. 149 (2000) pp. 299 – 301, 305
“Very new art 2000.” BT Magazine Bd. 1 (2000) p. B88f
Florizoone, Jan. “Een late Dadaist.” De Standaard (February 9, 2000)
ter Borg, Lucette. De Volkskrant (February 9, 2000)
Bauermeister, Volker. “ars viva 99/00 – Grenzgänge.” Badische Zeitung (January 27, 2000)

1999
Henne, Claudia. “Einzelkämpfer oder Wahrheit: Die Künstler haben es schwer.” Theater heute, Learning by doing (December 1999)
Deuter, Ulrich. “Hannover. Die Kunstwohlfahrtmaschine.” Theater der Zeit (November/December 1999)
Tieke, Kristina. “Bis in die Schuppen.” Der Tagesspiegel (September 30, 1999)
Eller, Thomas W. “Schön bunt hier.” Der Tagesspiegel (December 15, 1999)
Cotter, Holland. “Update on Berlin Since The Wall.” The New York Times (November 12, 1999)
Weh, Vitus H. “Bildung.” Kunstforum International Bd. 148 (1999) p. 376f
Behr, Martin. “Diagramme mit Rasierschaum.” Salzburger Nachrichten (October 15, 1999) 
“bildung. Information, Kommunikation und Didaktik in der zeitgenössischen bildenden Kunst.” Brochure Grazer Kunstverein (1999)    
Tieke, Kristina. “Bis in die Schuppen.” Tagesspiegel (September 30, 1999) p. 34
Brors, Rita. “Grenzgänge zwischen Installation und Happening.” tageblatt (September 4, 1999)
“Biennale Venedig, Bübchens Bastelstunde.” Spiegel Spezial (June 1999) p. 76
Jones, Ronald. “Openings: John Bock.” Artforum (Summer 1999) pp. 142 – 143 [ill., cover] 
Smith, Roberta. “John Bock.” The New York Times (March 19, 1999)
Hauffen, Michael. Kunstforum International Nr. 144 (March/April 1999)
“John Bock.” The Village Voice (February 13, 1999)

1998
Schlocker, Edith. “Der Charme von Gerümpel.” Tiroler Tageszeitung (November 27, 1998)
“John Bock.” Spiegel Kultur spezial (October 1998) p. 15
“Art Forum Berlin: John Bock.” Tagesspiegel Sonderbeilage (October 3, 1998)
“John Bock.” Das Kunstmagazin Nr. 10 (October 1998) pp. 16 – 17 
“Beilage Kunstherbst Berlin.” Berliner Zeitung Sp VI (September 28, 1998)
Babias, Marius. “Love Parade der Künste.” Zitty Berlin Nr. 20 (September/October 1998) pp. 54 – 60 
Czöppan, Gabi. “Aschram in der City.” Focus Nr. 40 (September 1998) pp. 166 – 168 
Vogel, Sabine B. “Vorsicht, unebener Boden.” Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (August 4, 1998)
“Insert John Bock.“ BE Magazin. Jahreszeitschrift des Künstlerhaus Bethanien Nr. 5 (May 1998) pp. 18 – 23