2019 Deitch, Jeffrey. Unrealism: New Figurative Painting, New York: RizzoliElecta, p. 93
2017 Kauper, Kurt. Afterword, The Figurative Artist’s Handbook, by Robert Zeller, New York: Monacelli Press, p. 297
2014 Kauper, Kurt. Representational Art and Kitsch, essay published in The Figure, edited by Margaret McCann, New York: Skira Rizzoli, p.126
2013 Koestenbaum, Wayne. My 80’s and Other Essays, New York: FSG Originals, p. 155
  Amy, Michael. Nicola Verlato: From Verona with Rage, Berkeley: Gingko Press, p. 89
2012 Hobbs, Robert. Kehinde Wiley, New York: Rizzoli, p. 28
  Kauper, Kurt. Panel Discussion, published in the catalogue for the exhibition, George Tooker: Reality Recurs as a Dream, New York: DC Moore Gallery, p. 56
  Iwatsuki, Mie. Model’s Voice on Kurt Kauper, essay published in the catalogue for the exhibition, Freight + Volume, New York, p. 75
2009 Humphrey, David. Blind Handshake, Periscope Publishing, New York, p. 163
  Bedford, Christopher. Mixed Signals, essay published in the catalogue for the Exhibition, Mixed Signals: Artists Consider Identity in Sports, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI, pp. 26-27
2008 Shelton, Andrew Carrington. Ingres, London: Phaidon Press Ltd., pp. 226-227
  Powell, Richard. Cutting a Figure: Fashioning Black Portraiture, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Il, pp. 183, 201-204, 221
  Lombino, Mary-Kay. The Shape of Things, essay published in the catalogue for the Exhibition, Out of Shape, Frances Lehman Loeb Art Gallery, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, p. 9
  Koestenbaum, Wayne, and Pepe Karmel. Kurt Kauper: Paintings 2001-2007, Deitch Projects, New York.
2006 Richer, Francesca and Matthew Rosenzweig. “No. 1: First Works by 362 Artists,” Thames and Hudson, 2006, p. 197
  Cuzin, Jean Pierre and Dimitri Salmon. “En Attendant Demain: Ingres Aujourd’Hui,” Ingres: Regards Croise, Reunion des Musee Nationaux, pp. 246-247
2005 Karmel, Pepe. “Max Ernst and Contemporary Art,” Max Ernst: A Retrospective, pp. 95-96
2004 Rosenblum, Robert. “Body Works,” in The Charged Image, Catalogue Essay, Joseloff Gallery, pp. 9-14
  Humphrey, David. “When I Think of You I Touch Myself,” Exhibition Catalogue Essay, New York Academy of Art, pp. 4-25
2003 Robson, Julien. “Reverie,” Exhibition Catalogue Essay, The Speed Art Museum, unpaginated
  Danoff, Michael. “Crosscurrents at Century’s End,” Exhibition Catalogue Essay, Neuberger Berman Collection and Henry Art Gallery, pp. 7-10
2002 Stoops, Susan L. “Who is She,” Mask or Mirror, Exhibition Catalogue Essay, Worcester Art Museum, pp. 19-25
  Weinhart, Martina. “Kurt Kauper,” Exhibition Catalogue Essay, Cher Peintre, Centre Pompidou, pp. 148-154
  Rohatyn, Jeanne Greenberg. “Emerald City,” Exhibition Catalogue Essay, Supernatural Playground, Silvia Editrice, pp. 11-14
  Anton, Saul and Andrea Scott. “Kurt Kauper,” Exhibition Catalogue Essay, Casino 2001, S.M.A.K., p. 231
  Deitch, Jeffrey. “If it Doesn’t Fit, You Must Acquit,” Exhibition Catalogue Essay,
Form Follows Fiction, Charta, unpaginated
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2018 Slenske, Michael and Molly Langmuir. “Who’s Afraid of the Female Nude?Paintings of naked women, usually by clothed men, are suddenly sitting very uncomfortably on gallery walls,” New York Magazine, April 18
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2017 Indrisek, Scott. “40 Artists Share Their Favorite Shows of 2017,” Artsy, December 25
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2016 Neuendorf, Henry. “Top 10 Shows on the LES and Surrounding Neighborhoods This Summer,”, July 4
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2015 Rosenberg, Karen. “Jeffrey Deitch on Why Figurative Art Rules the Zeitgeist, and His New Calling as a Pop-Up Impresario,” Artspace, November 26
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2014 O’Rourke, John. “808 Gallery Hosts Alumni Show,” BU Today, November 13
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2013 Aske, Katie. “Ladies & Gents Deconstructed,” The Genteel, April 8
2011 Harrity, Christopher. “Artist Spotlight: Kurt Kauper,” The, July 16
2010 Finch, Charlie. “My Favorite Fifty,”, May
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2009 Corsano, Otino. “Profile, Interview: Kurt Kauper,” artUS, Issue Number 27
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2008 Mullarkey, Maureen. “So Shocking, So Stale,” The New York Sun, March 20, p.17
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2007 Edgers, Geoff. “In Artist’s Vision, An Icon in the Flesh,” The Boston Globe, November 29, 2007, Front page, p. A28
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  Ward, Bruce. “Hockey or Hokey: Portraits of NHLers Score Hype Dollars,” The Ottawa Citizen, November 30, 2007
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2006 Rousseau, Bryant.“Art Basel 37: Best in Show: Deitch is Unanimous Choice,” June 20
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2004 Erikson, Matthew. “Banished Painting Raises Questions,” The Hartford Courant, September 29
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2003 Nochlin, Linda. “New Tricks for an Old Dog: The Return of Painting,” Contemporary, No. 58, p. 20
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2002 Temin, Christine. “Strange Likeness,” The Boston Globe, December 20, p. E17
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2001 Fanelli, Franco & Francesca Comisso. “Com’e Finto il Post-Uomo,” Vernissage, Numero 21, November 2001, pp. 4-8
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2000 Kleinfelder, Karen. Art History, December 2000, v23, i5, p. 800
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1999 Vogel, Carol. “Choosing a Palette of Biennial Artists,” The New York Times, December 8, 1999, pp. E1, E5
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