Selected Books


“Stephen Antonakos in His Own Words: Eight Readings” Produced by Ink, Inc., New York, Stephen Antonakos Studio LLC, NYC, 2020, 54 pages

“Stephen Antonakos: Neon Rooms” Design and Production by Thomas Whitridge/Ink, Inc., New York Stephen Antonakos Studio LLC, NYC, 2018, 24 pages

“Stephen Antonakos: Pillows 1962-1963” Produced by Ink, Inc., New York, Stephen Antonakos Studio LLC, NYC, 2013, 70 pages

Antonakos, Stephen: Statement, Antonakos: New Wall Works, Kalfayan Galleries, Athens, Greece, 2008

Antonakos, Stephen “Notes on Antonakos: ‘Recurrence’ at the Hellenic American Union” Hellenic American Union, Athens, Greece, 2007 (in English and Greek)

Antonakos, Stephen: Statement, Antonakos, Galerie Denise René, Paris, France, 2001 (in French)

Antonakos, Stephen: Statement; Jecklin, Lois “Introduction” Stephen Antonakos: Neons, Davenport Art Gallery, Davenport, IA, 1985

Antonakos, Stephen: Description of five new works, Stephen Antonakos: California Show, Fresno State College Art Gallery, Fresno State College, Fresno, CA, 1972

Antonakos, Stephen: Statement, Stephen Antonakos: Fire Holes, Madison Art Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 1971

Belz, Carl “Revealing Neon”; Antonakos, Stephen: Statement, Stephen Antonakos: Neons and Drawings, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, 1986

Bishop, Budd Harris: Introduction; Young, Dede “Interview with Antonakos” Stephen Antonakos: Blue Line Room, Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1997

Bolis, Yannis “Stephen Antonakos”; Spector, Naomi “Antonakos’s Graphics and ‘Alphalvitos’”; et al, Stephen Antonakos Light; Stephen Antonakos and the Russian Avant-Garde, MOMus – Museum Alex Mylona, Athens, Greece, 2020 (in English and Greek)

La Bourdette, Marie-Christine “Antonakos: Welcome, Quelques Mots sur ‘Welcome’” University of Dijon, Dijon, France, 2005 (in French)

Brady, Tom “Introduction” Stephen Antonakos: Neons, contributions from John Ashbery, Elizabeth C. Baker, Robert Doty, Norman A. Geske, Sol LeWitt, Lucy R. Lippard, Robert Mangold, Robert Ryman; Allen R. Prebe Gallery, Wisconsin State University, Oshkosh, WS, 1971

Brodbeck, Anna Katherine ED. “Two x Two x Twenty Two Decades Supporting Contemporary Art at the Dallas Museum of Art” The Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX, 2018

Davis, Bernard “Stephen Antonakos” Antonakos, Miami Museum of Modern Art, Miami, FL, 1964

Davies, Hugh M. “Antonakos: Neons for the University of Massachusetts” University Gallery, Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Amherst, MA, 1978 (unbound, 10 red and white Cuts)

Douroux, Xavier and Gautherot, Franck: Introduction; Spector, Naomi: Essay; Shapiro, David “Conversation avec Antonakos” Stephen Antonakos: Success du Bedac 5, Le Coin du Miroir, Dijon, France, traveled to Maison de la Culture, Nevers, France, 1983 (in French)

Dziedzic, Erin “Interview with Stephen Antonakos”; Price, Marshall “Darkness and Light” Stephen Antonakos: Darkness and Light, Pei Ling Chan Art Gallery and ACA Gallery, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savanna, GA, 2008-2009

Evans, Helen C.; Storr, Robert; “Antonakos a Modernist’s Byzantium” Hellenic American Cultural Foundation, Chicago, Illinois, Studio Antonakos Studio LLC, NYC, 2021

Filler, Martin “Spreading the Light: The Public Work of Stephen Antonakos”; Papanikolaos, Miltiades “A Greek of the Diaspora” Antonakos: Public Works 1973-2000, State Museum of Contemporary Art, Salonica, Greece, 2000 (in English and Greek)

Ioannidis, Andreas “Stephen Antonakos: ‘Remembrance’”; Bakourou, Emilia “Remembrance” Stephen Antonakos: Remembrance, Chapel of Agios Georgios, Archaeological Site of Mystras, The National Gallery of Art, Athens, Greece, 2004 (in English)

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

Kara, Marilena “New York: Stephen Antonakos” Polyglossia, Onassis Cultural Center, Athens, Greece, 2011

Kelder, Diane “Stephen Antonakos: Thoughts on Drawing” Stephen Antonakos: Five Decades of Drawing, The Gallery of the Graduate Center, CUNY, NYC, 2005

Kernan, Nathan: Essay, antonakos: 151 images and an essay, David Krut Publishing; Johannesburg / Jim Kempner Fine Art, NYC, 2008, 158 pages

Kerns, Ed: Essay, Stephen Antonakos: Three Spaces/Four Directions, Williams Center Gallery, Lafayette College, Easton, PA, 2003, online

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

Koskina, Katerina “Stephen Antonakos – From urban landscape to mystical contemplation”; O’Doherty, Brian “Antonakos: The Poetics of Neon”; Filler, Martin “Antonakos and the Architecture of Illumination”; Marzona, Daniel “The Sheet of Paper as Space – Some Remarks on Stephen Antonakos’ Drawings”; Ikonomou, Eleftherios “Antonakos: The Chapels”; The J. F. Costopoulos Foundation “Forward — Acknowledgements”; Delivorrias, Angelos “Greeting” Stephen Antonakos: A Retrospective, The J.F. Costopoulos Foundation, Benaki Museum Pireos, Athens, Greece, 2007, 251 pages

Kotzamani, Maria “Manum de tabula (…not a day without a line…)”; Sandler, Irving “Two-Cubed Times Three-Squared”; Antonakos, Stephen “Notes on TRIA”; Scarpia-Heupel, Xanthippi: Forward; Antonakos: “Journey” A Drawing in 72 Units, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Salonica, Greece, 2003 (in English and Greek)

Koroxenidis, Alexandra, Antonakos: Spaces, Lori Bookstein Fine Art, NYC, 2011

Mattison, Robert S. Stephen Antonakos: Late Light: Gold Works 2010 – 2013, Loretta Howard Gallery, NYC, 2019, 24 pages

Mattison, Robert S. “Stephen Antonakos: The Power of Light” Stephen Antonakos: Retrospective, Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA, 2008-09

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

Norden, Linda “RESIDUAL ROOTS, OR, TO GO HOME AGAIN (Some Thoughts on the Art of Stephen Antonakos)”; Mathews, Thomas F. “The Project for a Chapel of St. John the Baptist” Antonakos, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Arts Center, Athens, Greece, traveled to Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Salonica, Greece, 1992-1993 (in English and Greek)

Oliva, Achille Bonito “The Archaeology of the Future”; Antonakos, Stephen “Notes on Public Art”; Di Paola, Domenico “Introduction” Before ‘Orizzonte’: Aeroporti di Puglia, Bari, Italy, 2005 (in French)

Papa, Sania “The Ineffable Light: Inter-Diffusions and Intersections” Antonakos: Praise, State Museum of Contemporary Art, Salonica, Greece, 2000 (in English and Greek)

Papa, Sania ”Le Combat des Lumières” Stephen Antonakos, Blancpain Stepczynski Galerie d’Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland, 1990 (in English and French)

Popper, Frank “Stephen Antonakos” Kinetics, Hayward Gallery, London, England, 1970

Ratcliff, Carter “Stephen Antonakos” Antonakos, Kouros Gallery, NYC, 1989

Sandler, Irving “Interview with the artist” Antonakos: Gold Works 2011, Produced by Ink, Inc., New York, Stephen Antonakos Studio LLC, NYC and Konrad Fischer Gallery, Berlin, Germany, 2011, 47 pages

Sandler, Irving Antonakos, Hudson Hills Press, NYC, 1999, 256 pages

Sandler, Irving “Stephen Antonakos”; Kotzamani, Maria “Collages” Stephen Antonakos, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Athens, Greece, 1987 (in English and Greek)

Sandler, Irving “public art #1” Sculpture in Environment, New York City Administration of Recreation and Cultural Affairs, NYC, 1967

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

Seemann, Hellmut: Introduction; Spector, Naomi “Some Notes on Stephen Antonakos” Im Spiegel der Freiheit, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany, 2001 (in English, Greek, and German)

Seering, Helen “Stephen Antonakos and the ‘Silent Chapel’” Stephen Antonakos: Silent Chapel, Onassis Cultural Center, NYC, 2003-4

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

Skianis, George “A Cubist Experience in Space”; Evans, Helen C. “Antonakos”; Marinos, Christoforos “Seeing the Invisible”; Antonakos, Stephen “Statement” and insert “Further Notes on ‘The Search’Antonakos: The Search, Municipality of Elefsina, Greece, 2011 (in Greek and English)

Spector, Naomi “Six Corner Neons” Stephen Antonakos: Six Corner Neons, Gallery Association of New York State, Creative Artists Public Service Program, University Art Gallery, State University of New York at Albany, 1973; Art Gallery, State University College at Potsdam, 1973; Fine Arts Gallery, State University College at Oneonta, 1973; Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, 1974; Meyers Fine Arts Gallery, State University College at Plattsburgh, 1974

Spector, Naomi “Antonakos Pillows” Antonakos ‘Pillows’ (1962-1963), Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas, 1971

Spurlock, William “Stephen Antonakos: ‘Room for Wright State’” Stephen Antonakos: ‘Room for Wright State’, Wright State University Art Gallery, Wright State University, Dayton, OH, 1975

Storr, Robert “Notes on Drawing” Stephen Antonakos: FORM  COLOR  SPACE, French Institute Alliance Française, NYC, 2022

Strousa, Efi “A Prologue for Stephen Antonakos”; Antonakos, Stephen “‘The Room’ (1996)”; Denton, Monroe “Epis Ode”; Matthews, Thomas F. “The Project For The Chapel of Saint John The Baptist”; Pappas, Peter “Luce Sacra: Stephen Antonakos and the ‘Chapel of Saint John the Baptist’” Stephen Antonakos: The Chapel of the Heavenly Ladder, XLVII Biennale di Venezia, Greek Ministry of Culture, Venice, Italy, 1997 (in English, Greek, and Italian) 212 pages

Strousa, Efi “Stephen Antonakos: Magician of Neon” Ta Nea Publishers, Athens, Greece, 2009 (in Greek) 146 pages

Strousa, Efi “Collection Emfietzoglou: Modern + Contemporary Greek Art, Published by P.S. Emfietzoglou, Greece, 1999 (in Greek)

Waldman, Diane “Antonakos ‘Pillows’” Byron Gallery, NYC, 1974

Wurzel, Gabriele “Stephen Antonakos, Red incomplete neon” RAUM ZEICHEN LICHT, Kärntner Landesgalerie, Klagenfurt, Germany, 1997

Yard, Sally “Stephen Antonakos”; Davies, Hugh M.: Acknowledgements, Stephen Antonakos: Neons and Works on Paper, La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA, 1984

Yau, John “Matters of Light and Dark”; Katsarelias, Dimitrios “Praise”, Antonakos: Praise, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Athens, Greece, 1997 (in English and Greek)

Young, Dede “Interview with Antonakos”; Bishop, Budd Harris: Introduction, Stephen Antonakos: Blue Line Room, Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1997