Selected Articles


Ainzi, S. “Neons for Three Gateways” Echigo Tsumari Triennial “Universes in the Universe” Echigo, Japan, 2003

Antonakos, Stephen, Statement, The Brooklyn Rail, Verbatim Section, Brooklyn, NY, April 2018, online

Antonakos, Stephen, Statement, Artforum, Media Study, NYC, September 2012

Antonakos, Stephen “Dedication Speech” Ilyssia Magazine 7-8, Byzantine and Christian Museum, Athens, Greece, 2011 (Greek)

Armaos, George “The Chapels of Stephen Antonakos” Ta Nea Magazine, Ekthesis Section, Athens, Greece, October 12, 1998 (Greek)

Astrapellou, Mariela “The Light of Stephen Antonakos” To Vima Magazine, Athens, Greece, May 11, 2021 (Greek)

Bader, Graham “Antonakos: Time Unwrapped and Time Boxes” Art on Paper Magazine, NYC, May-June 2000

Baker, Elizabeth C. “The Light Brigade” ARTnews Magazine, NYC, March 1967

Bassett, Hilary D. “Painting & Sculpture Today” Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IA 

Belz, Carl “Stephen Antonakos: Neons and Drawings” 10 at the Rose, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, 1987

Bitsika, Noula “Light: Stephen Antonakos and the Russian Constructivists….” el culture magazine, May 30, 2020, online

Bozoni, Argyro “New Acquisitions of the National Gallery….” LIFO Magazine, Athens, Greece, February 11, 2021 (Greek)

Brody, Jacqueline “Stephen Antonakos: ‘Alphavitos’” The Print Collector’s Newsletter, NYC, Nov-Dec 1990

Bucher, Brian “Stephen Antonakos, 1926-2013” Art in America, NYC, August 26, 2013, online

Bucci, Carlo Alberto; Marino, Antonella “Antonakos Vince il Concourse” La Repubblica, September 21, Rome, Italy, 2004

Bui, Phong “Stephen Antonakos: ‘The Search’” The Brooklyn Rail, Brooklyn, NY, October 13, 2011, online 

Bui, Phong “Stephen Antonakos: Here and Beyond” The Brooklyn Rail, Brooklyn, NY, November 10, 2008, print and online

Bui, Phong “In Conversation: Stephen Antonakos with Phong Bui” The Brooklyn Rail, Brooklyn, NY, Dec. 2007 – to Jan. 2008, print and online 

Caws, Mary Ann “Sacred Spaces” The Brooklyn Rail, ArtSeen, Brooklyn, NY, Dec/Jan 2021-2022, print and online

Caws, Mary Ann “Stephen Antonakos: Late Light, Gold Works 2010-2013” The Brooklyn Rail, Brooklyn, NY, January 2020, print and online

Cummings, Paul “The Recent Drawings of Stephen Antonakos” Antonakos: Drawings, Werner H. Kramarsky Space, NYC, 1995

Davies, Hugh M. “Stephen Antonakos: Neon” ARTS Magazine, January, 1979

Einreinhofer, Nancy “Neon for William Paterson” Sculpture on Campus, The University Galleries at Ben Shahn Center, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ, February 2001

Filler, Martin “Let There be Light” House and Garden, review of “Antonakos: Light, Location, Color” at The Drawing Room, East Hampton, NY, July 18, 2006

Fox, Margalit “Stephen Antonakos, 86, Sculptor of Neon, Is Dead” The New York Times, September 6, 2013, print and online

Fry, Edward F. “The Fort Worth Art Museum: Stephen Antonakos: Outdoor Neons” Fort Worth Art Museum, Texas,1974

Gilbert, Andrea “The Materiality of Light” Odyssey Magazine, Athens, Greece, Nov-Dec 2007

Glueck, Grace “Painting exuberant forms with a palette of light” Weekend New York Times, NYC, March 1, 2002

Gonzalez, Karen C. “Stephen Antonakos” Blanton Museum of Art: American Art Since 1900, Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, 2006

Gopnik, Blake “Stephen Antonakos at Lori Bookstein is the Daily Pic” Daily Beast, NYC, July 12, 2017, online 

Guglielmino, Georgio “Stephen Antonakos: The Gaze and The Light” (dedication of Orizzonte) 2004

Hartley, Christine Shwartz “Light Fantastic” Elle Decor, March 2008, NYC, print and online

Hirshorn, Anne Sue “Antonakos, Singer, Stackhouse, Steir” 19th São Paulo Biennial, São Paulo, Brazil, 1987 (English and Portuguese)

Iliopoulou-Rogin, Dora “A Monumental Installation (‘The Search’)” Epikaira Newspaper, Athens, Greece, September 22, 2011 (Greek) 

Isler, Vera “Licht, Szenarien in Einer New Yorker Loft” Atrium: Haus und Wohnen International, Zurich, Switzerland, Jan/Feb 1999 (German)

Joachimides, Christos; Rosenthal, Norman “The Greek Month in London: Aspects of Contemporary Greek Culture” ICA, London, England, 1977

Kalofonos, George “Antonakos Gift to the Byzantine Museum” and “In Honor of Demetrios Constantinos” Kathimerini Newspaper, Athens, Greece, February 20, 2011

Kambouridis, Haris “Atlas of Contemporary Hellenic Art: The Internationals”, Atlas Modern Greek Art Magazine, published by the Lambrakis Foundation, Greece, 2004 (Greek)   

Karis, Takis “Stephen Antonakos: At Home” Ethnos Newspaper, Athens, Greece, May 29, 2011 

Katz, Vincent “Unwrapping Stephen Antonakos” The Print Collector’s Newsletter, photos by Vivien Bittencourt, NYC, July-Aug. 1994

Kavafis, K.P. “Stephen Antonakos” Glossalgia, Hellenic American Union, Athens, Greece, 2001

Koroxenidis, Alexandra F. “Antonakos: Space and Light in a Nutshell” Ta Nea Magazine, Athens, Greece, November 2020, online and print (Greek) 

Koroxenidis, Alexandra F. “Antonakos: ‘The Search’” Vogue Greece magazine, Athens, Greece, October 21, 2011 (Greek)

Koroxenidis, Alexandra F. “Artistic proof that less is more” (review of retrospective) Kathimerini English Edition Athens, Greece, February 22, 2008 (Greek)

Koroxenidis, Alexandra F. “Light, Color, Geometry Calming the Senses” Kathimerini English Edition, Athens, Greece, November 17, 2003

Koroxenidis, Alexandra F. “Art Considers Europe’s Future” Kathimerini English Edition, Athens, Greece, April 17, 2003

Koroxenidis, Alexandra F. “When Works of Art Can Be Soothing for Both the Mind and the Spirit” Kathimerini newspaper, English Edition, Athens, Greece, February 10, 2003

Kosmidou, Zoe “The Architecture of Light and Space: An interview with Stephen Antonakos” Sculpture Magazine, NYC, January 1998

Koskina, Katerina, Athens Voice, February 21-27, 2008 (Greek) 

Lalas, Thanasis “In Conversation with Stephen Antonakos: The Globally Acclaimed Visual Artist”, FAQ Magazine, Athens, Greece November 27, 2008 (Greek)

Leddy, Annette “The Stephen Antonakos Papers” Archives of American Art Journal 54, Number 1, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 2015

Lloyd, Ann Wilson “Antonakos: Time Capsules Unsealed”, Art in America Magazine, NYC, May 2000

Lymperopoulou, Katerina “Cultural attack to deal with the recession” Art in the Athens Metro, To Vima Magazine, Athens, Greece, June 5, 2011 

Marinos, Khristoforos “Stephen Antonakos. The Search”, Design + Art in Greece, Athens, Greece, 2013 (English and Greek) 

Masheck, Joseph “Corpus Christi Church” Worship Magazine, NYC, 2020

Masheck, Joseph “Antonakos: Electric Icon” Art and Christianity Magazine, NYC, Winter 2013

Matilsky, Barbara “Stephen Antonakos” Five Artists, Five Faiths; Spirituality in Contemporary Art, Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 2004

Michael, Savvas “Light Has Many Names” Ta Nea Magazine, Athens, Greece, Sept-Oct 2012 (Greek)

Michael, Savvas “The Ladder of Light or Stephen Antonakos Opens a Door in the Ceiling” Ta Nea Magazine, Athens, Greece, February 2008

Michael, Savvas “Kumi Ori – Shine…(The Dream of the Real,Stephen Antonakos (Agios Nikolaos (1926-2013)”, Ta Nea Magazine, Athens, Greece, Jan-Feb 2014 (English and Greek)

Minthorn, David “Neon Artwork That Is Not All Flash” The New York Times, NYC, December 13, 2003

Muehlig, Linda “Antonakos Completes ‘Once Again’ Installation” Smith College Museum of Art Newsletter, Smith College, Northampton, MA, Spring 2002

NYC Percent for Art, “Antonakos: ‘Neon for the 59th Street Marine Transfer Station’” Department of Culture, NYC, 2001, online

Oulis, Demitris “All the Power in the Starry Sky ‘Antonakos: Sky of Mani, Respit, and Arrival’” The Athens Review of Books, Athens, Greece, September 2014 (Greek) 

Papa, Sania “Antonakos: The Chapel of the Theotokou” Panselinos Newspaper, July 14, 2002, (Greek)

Pappas, Peter “Antonakos: ‘The Chapel of the Heavenly Ladder’” To Vima MAgazino, Athens, Greece, May 9, 1998

Pappas, Peter “Sacred Light: Stephen Antonakos and the ‘Chapel of Saint John the Baptist’” Odyssey Magazine, NYC, Jan-Feb 1996 

Paridis, Christos “Stephen Antonakos: The Poet of Neon” LIFO Magazine, Athens, Greece, July 13, 2011 (Greek)

Pournara, Margarita “Antonakos: ‘The Search’” Kathimerini Newspaper, Athens, Greece, 2011 (Greek)

Pournara, Margarita “Stephen Antonakos International Treasure” Greek America Magazine, NYC, Jan-Feb 2011 (Greek)

Pournara, Margarita “Antonakos: More Faith….” Katherimini Newspaper, Athens, Greece, July 18, 2010 (Greek)

Pournara, Margarita “Antonakos: Retrospective” Kathimerini Newspaper, Athens, Greece, November 29, 2008 

Popper, Frank: Introduction, Electra: Electricity and Electronics in XX Century Art, Museum of Modern Art of the City of Paris, Paris, France, 1983-84 (French)

Price, Marshall N. “Transcendent and Aspirational: Stephen Antonakos, 1926-2013” Art Critical, September 6, 2013, online

Russell, John “Worlds of Boxes, Packages and Columns” The New York Times, NYC, March 14, 1976

Russell, John “Collector: Larry Aldrich” Art in America Magazine, 1969

Savvas, Michael “Klimax Fotos” Golem, Agra publishers, Athens, Greece, 2010 (Greek)

Selz, Thalia Cheronis “Stephen Antonakos” Modern Odysseys: Greek American Artists of the 20th Century, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY, 1999-2000 

Sevastapoulou, Stella “From Big Apple with Symbolism” Athens News, Athens, Greece, October 11, 1997

Shapiro, David “Antonakos ‘Incomplete Square Neon’” documenta 6, Artforum Magazine, NYC, September 1977, cover

Sideri, Liana “Artist Frees Himself through Light”, National Herald Newspaper, Athens, Greece, July 8, 2006

Spector, Naomi “Stephen Antonakos” Aeschylia, 40 Years, Municipality of Elefsina, Greece, 2015 (Greek)

Spector, Naomi: Press Release, Stephen Antonakos: Packages Meant to Be Opened / Packages Meant Never to Be Opened/1971-1975, John Weber Gallery, NYC, March 3, 1976

Spiliotakopoulou, Eleftheria “Stephen Antonakos the Greek-American Sculptor of Neon” Greek News Agenda, Athens, Greece, September 30, 2020, online

Spinari-Pollalis, Tatiana “Five Decades of Light and Color, Motion and Space in Antonakos’ Sculptures, Paintings, and Collages”; Antonakos, Stephen: Statement, Gallerie Citronne, Poros, Greece, Summer 2007 (English and Greek)

Strousa, Efi “Four Greek Artists” XLVII Biennale di Venezia, XLVII Esposizione Internazionale di Arte, General Catalogue, Electa Publishers, Venice, Italy, 1997

Thornberry, Chad “Stephen Antonakos” US Embassy Athens, Art in Embassies Program, Athens, Greece, 2005 (English and Greek)

Tome, Anna “Stephen Antonakos: A search for the Interior” Come Together: Surviving Sandy, The Brooklyn Rail and Dedalus Foundation, Brooklyn, NY, 2013, online

Vrachopoulos, Thalia “Stephen Antonakos: Complex Simplicity” Sculpture Magazine, NYC, April 2009

Wei, Lilly “Sizzling at the Points of Transaction” artcritical, NYC, May 3, 2018, online

Wei, Lilly “Stephen Antonakos at Lori Bookstein Fine Art” ARTnews, NYC, April 27, 2015, online

Wei, Lilly “Stephen Antonakos at the Neuberger Museum of Art” Art in America Magazine, NYC, June 2001

Welish, Marjorie, “Stephen Antonakos’ ‘Proscenium’” BOMB 75, NYC, Spring 2001, print and online 

Whitten, Jack “Byzantine Quartet for Stephen Antonakos” Gulf Coast Magazine, Issue 28, Houston, TX, January 2016 

Zacharopoulos, Denys “Urban Interventions by Stephen Antonakos 2000-2005” artime x 03 Magazine, Athens, Greece, 2005

Zacharatou, Sonia “The Light of Stephen Antonakos” and “Interview with Stephen Antonakos: ‘The Search’” To Vima MAgazino, Athens, Greece, August 28, 2011 (Greek)

Zographos, Denys “Urban Interventions by Stephen Antonakos: 2000-2005” artime x #03 Magazine, Athens, Greece, December 2005 (English and Greek)