Selected Bibliography

Books about Saul Steinberg

  • Deirdre Bair, Saul Steinberg: A Biography. New York: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2012. See corrections.
  • Jessica R. Feldman, Saul Steinberg’s Literary Journeys: Nabokov, Joyce, and Others. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2021.
  • Will Norman, Transatlantic Aliens: Modernism, Exile, and Culture in Midcentury America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016. Chapter 5, “Saul Steinberg’s Vanishing Trick.”
  • “Progetti: Saul Steinberg’s Milan/La Milano di Saul Steinberg.” Territorio, no. 76 (2016), pp. 84-118. Six essays related to the exhibition “Saul Steinberg a Milano,” Politecnico di Milano, 2015.
  • Andrea Tomasetig, Alberto Capatti, and Stefano Salis, Aldo Buzzi e Saul Steinberg: Un’amicizia tra letteratura, arte e cibo. Sondrio: Galleria Credito Valtellinese; Forte de Marmi: Villa Bertelli; Milan: Biblioteca Nazionale Braidense, 2016.
  • Drawings for the “Children’s Labyrinth,” 10th Triennale of Milan, 1954. Boxed set of four accordion foldouts. Zurich: Nieves Books, 2014.
  • Joel Smith, introduction. Saul Steinberg: 100th Anniversary Exhibition. New York: The Pace Gallery and Pace/MacGill, 2014.
  • Melissa Renn, Andreas Prinzing, Iain Topliss, et al., Saul Steinberg: The Americans. Cologne: Museum Ludwig, 2013.
  • Mario Tedeschini Lalli, “Descent from Paradise: Saul Steinberg’s Italian Years, 1933-1941.” Published in Quest: Issues in Contemporary Jewish History, no. 2, October 2011.
  • Roberta Saraiva et al., Saul Steinberg: As aventuras da linha. São Paulo: Instituto Moreira Salles and the Pinacoteca do Estado, 2011.
  • Saul Steinberg, “Portraits and Landscapes,” The Paris Review, no. 195 (Winter 2010), pp. 27-36.
  • Saul Steinberg: L’Écriture visuelle. Strasbourg: Musée Tomi Ungerer, 2009.
  • Iain Topliss, introduction to Saul Steinberg. Paris: Delpire Éditeur, 2008.
  • Joel Smith, with an introduction by Charles Simic, Saul Steinberg: Illuminations. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2006.
  • Joel Smith, with an introduction by Ian Frazier, Steinberg at The New Yorker. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2005.
  • Iain Topliss, The Comic Worlds of Peter Arno, William Steig, Charles Addams, and Saul Steinberg. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005.
  • Marco Belpoliti and Gianluigi Ricuperati, eds., Saul Steinberg. Riga, no. 24 (2006). Issue devoted to new and reprinted essays on Steinberg (in Italian). Revised edition, Riga, no. 43 (2021).

Books by Saul Steinberg

  • China Theater: An Informal Notebook of Useful Information for Military Men in China. Washington, D.C.: Reproduction Branch, OSS, c. 1945.
  • All in Line. New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1945.
  • The Art of Living. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1949.
  • The Passport. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1954. Revised ed., with an introduction by John Hollander, New York: Vintage Books, 1979.
  • Steinberg’s Umgang mit Menschen. Hamburg: Rowohlt Verlag, 1954.
  • Dessins. Paris: Gallimard, 1956.
  • The Labyrinth. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1960. Reprint, with added captions and texts by Nicholson Baker and Harold Rosenberg. New York: New York Review Books, 2018
  • The Catalogue. Cleveland: Meridian Books/World Publishing Co., 1962.
  • Steinberg’s Paperback. Hamburg: Rowohlt Verlag, 1964.
  • The New World. New York: Harper & Row, 1965.
  • Le Masque. Texts by Michel Butor and Harold Rosenberg; photographs by Inge Morath. Paris: Maeght Editeur, 1966.
  • The Inspector. New York: The Viking Press, 1973.
  • All Except You. With Roland Barthes. Paris: Repères, 1983.
  • Dal Vero. With John Hollander. New York: The Library Fellows of the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1983.
  • Canal Street. With Ian Frazier. New York: The Library Fellows of the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1990.
  • The Discovery of America. Introduction by Arthur C. Danto. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992.
  • Saul Steinberg: Masquerade. Photographs by Inge Morath. New York: Viking Studio, 2000.
  • Lettere a Aldo Buzzi, 1945-1999. Edited by Aldo Buzzi. Milan: Adelphi Edizioni, 2002.
  • Reflections and Shadows. With Aldo Buzzi. Translated by John Shepley. New York: Random House: 2002. Originally published in Italian, 2001; French and German editions, 2002; Portuguese, 2011; Spanish, 2012; Polish, 2015.

One-Artist Exhibition Catalogues

  • Steinberg 1953. Paris, Galerie Maeght. Derrière le miroir, nos. 53-54, March-April, 1953.
  • Steinberg. Hannover: Kestner-Gesellschaft, 1954. Text by Alfred Hentzen.
  • Steinberg. Paris: Galerie Maeght. Derrière le miroir, no. 157, March 1966.
  • Saul Steinberg. New York: Sidney Janis Gallery, 1966.
  • Steinberg: “The Americans” et Aquarelles, Dessins et Collages 1955-1967. Brussels: Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts, Musée d’Art Moderne, 1967. Foreword by P. Robert-Jones, text by Pierre Baudson.
  • Steinberg, Rotterdam: Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, 1967. Foreword by H.R. Hoetink, text by Pierre Baudson.
  • Steinberg: Zeichnungen und Collagen. Hamburg: Hamburger Kunsthalle, 1968. Foreword by Helmut R. Leppien, texts by Pierre Baudson, Manuel Gasser, interview by André Parinaud.
  • Saul Steinberg: Teckningar och collage, 1955-1967. Stockholm: Moderna Museet, 1968.
  • Drawings by Saul Steinberg. New York: Sidney Janis Gallery, 1969.
  • Steinberg 1971. Paris: Galerie Maeght. Derrière le miroir, no. 192, June 1971. Text by Jacques Dupin.
  • Steinberg: Ölbilder, Gouachen, Zeichnungen. Zurich: Galerie Maeght, 1971. Text by Manuel Gasser.
  • Saul Steinberg. Milan: Galleria Mario Tazzoli, 1973. Text by Giorgio Soavi.
  • Saul Steinberg. New York: Sidney Janis Gallery, 1973.
  • Steinberg 1973. Paris: Galerie Maeght, 1973. Derrière le miroir, no. 205, September 1973. Text by Hubert Damisch.
  • Steinberg at the Smithsonian: The Metamorphosis of an Emblem. Washington, D.C.: National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, 1973. Text by John Hollander.
  • Saul Steinberg: Zeichnungen, Aquarelle, Collagen, Gemälde, Reliefs 1963-1974. Cologne: Kölnischer Kunstverein, 1974. Texts by Tilman Osterwald, Wilhelm Salber, and Gertrud Textor.
  • Steinberg Drawings. New York: Sidney Janis Gallery, 1976.
  • Steinberg. Paris: Galerie Maeght, 1977. Derrière le miroir, no. 224, May 1977. Text by Italo Calvino.
  • Saul Steinberg. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1978. Text by Harold Rosenberg.
  • Saul Steinberg, Richard Lindner. Paris: Galerie Maeght, 1980. Derrière le miroir, no. 241, October 1980. Text by Eugene Ionesco.
  • Saul Steinberg: Still Life and Architecture. New York: The Pace Gallery, 1982. Text by Italo Calvino.
  • Saul Steinberg: Mixed Media on Paper and Wood. Chicago: Richard Gray Gallery, 1982.
  • Saul Steinberg. London: Waddington Galleries, 1983.
  • Steinberg. Paris: Galerie Maeght Lelong, 1986. Repères: Cahiers d’Art Contemporain, no. 30, 1986. Interview by Jean Fremon.
  • Saul Steinberg: Recent Work. New York: The Pace Gallery, 1987. Text by Adam Gopnik.
  • Steinberg. Paris: Galerie Adrien Maeght, 1988. Text by Eugene Ionesco.
  • Steinberg: 4. Internationale Triennale der Zeichnung. Nuremberg: Kunsthalle Nürnberg, 1988. Texts by Italo Calvino and Curt Heigl.
  • Saul Steinberg: About America 1948-1995. The Collection of Jeffrey and Sivia Loria. Philadelphia: Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania; New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery, 1995-96. Catalogue published as Saul Steinberg: Fifty Works from the Collection of Jeffrey and Sivia Loria. New York: Jeffrey H. Loria & Co., 1995. Texts by John Updike and Jean Leymarie.
  • Steinberg: Drawing into Being. New York: PaceWildenstein, 1999. Texts by Arne Glimcher and Bernice Rose.
  • Saul Steinberg. Valencia: Institut Valencia d’Art Modern (IVAM), 2002. Forewords by Kosme de Barañano and Valerio Adami, texts by Dore Ashton, Roland Barthes, Italo Calvino, and Colin Eisler.
  • Saul Steinberg. Paris: Galerie Claude Bernard, 2008. Introduction by Philippe Dagen.
  • Saul Steinberg: L’Écriture visuelle. Strasbourg: Musée Tomi Ungerer, 2009. Texts by Philippe Dagen, Daniela Roman, Jean-Philippe Theyskens, Iain Topliss, and Thérèse Willer.
  • Roberta Saraiva et al., Saul Steinberg: As aventuras da linha. São Paulo: Instituto Moreira Salles and the Pinacoteca do Estado, 2011.
  • Melissa Renn, Andreas Prinzing, Iain Topliss, et al., Saul Steinberg: The Americans. Cologne: Museum Ludwig, 2013.
  • Joel Smith, introduction. Saul Steinberg: 100th Anniversary Exhibition. New York: The Pace Gallery and Pace/MacGill, 2014.
  • Along the Lines: Selected Drawings by Saul Steinberg. Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 2017. Texts by Chris Ware and Mark Pascale.
  • Anne Montfort-Tanguy and Valérie Loth, eds., Saul Steinberg: Entre les lignes. Paris: Centre Pompidou, 2021.
  • Marco Belpoliti, ed. A-Z: Steinberg. Milan: Electa Editore, 2021.

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