Selected Bibliography


Lisa Stone. "From the Wand of the Genii," The Outsider, Fall 2011: 11-19.

Brett Littman with preface by Maria Ann Conelli. "Eugene Von Bruenchenhein: 'Freelance Artist-Poet and Sculptor-Inovator-Arrow Maker and Plant Man...'". Published catalogue in conjunction with exhibition at the American Folk Art Museum.


Lisa Stone. “Thoughts on the Art of Eugene Von Bruenchenhein,” Folk Art.


William Swislow. “Three Outsider Photographers: Lee Godie, Eugene Von Bruenchenhein and Morton Bartlett,” Folk Art Messenger, Winter 2002: 28-31.


Stacy C. Hollander and Brooke Davis Anderson. American Anthem: Masterworks from the American Folk Art Museum, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers (New York), 2001: 229-232.

David Ebony. “Visionary in the Basement,” Art in America, September 2001: 130-133.


Carol Squires. “King of Hearts,” American Photography, May-June 2000: 28 and 111.


Joanne Cubbs and forward by John Ollman. Ceramic Sculptures: Eugene Von Bruenchenhein, Catalogue for Fleisher/Ollman Gallery (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), 1998.

Gerard C. Werkin, et al. Self-Taught Artists of the 20th Century: An American Anthology, Chronicle Books (San Francesco) 1998: 121-125.


W. M. Hunt. Guest editor and curator of “Delirium”, a photographic exhibition for Aperture, Summer 1997, No. 148. Referenced in “Art & Auction,” 30 November 1998: 20-21.

Victoria Pedersen. “Outsider Art: Raw Power,” Art and Auction, October 1997: 128-129.

Lyle Rexer Uwe Scheid et al. Nudes 2, Graphis Inc. (New York), 1997: 212-215.


A World of Their Own: Twentieth-Century American Folk Art, Newark Museum (Newark, New Jersey), 1995: cover and catalogue entry no. 74.

Lisa Stone.“Eugene Von Bruenchenhein,” Raw Vision, Winter 1994/5: 32-38.


Lori Gray. “Von Bruenchenhein’s Work Looks To The Far East, “ Chicago Tribune 1994.


Frank Maresca and Roger Ricco with a forward by Wilson Lanford. American Self-Taught: Paintings and Drawings by Outsider Artists, Alfred A. Knopf (New York), 1993.


Cynthia Wayne. Dreams, Lies and Exaggerations: Photomontage in America.

John Yau. “Euguene Von Bruenchenhein, Edward Thorp Gallery,” Art Forum, January 1991, XXIX, No. 5: 124-125.


Joanne Cubbs. Eugene Von Bruenchenhein: Obsessive Visionary, Milwaukee Art Museum. 1988.


Margo Guralnick. “Out of this World: Eugene Von Bruenchenhein’s Very Personal Paradise,” Art and Antiques, February 1987: 65-66.


Alan G. Artner. “Sampling a Fall Explosion in City’s Exhibition Range.” Chicago Tribune, 2 October 1986, Section 5: 9.

Norma Lifton. “Eugene Von Bruenchenhein,” New Art Examiner, November: 50.

Sue Taylor. “Science, Love Inspired Milwaukeean,” Sun Times,” 18 September 1986: 72.