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Glenn Adamson and Jane Pavitt, Postmodernism: Style and Subversion 1970-1990 Victoria & Albert Publishing, UK , 2011
Essays by Glenn Adamson, Arthur C. Danto, Matthew Kangas and interview by Stefano Catalani., Garry Knox Bennett: Call Me Chairmaker Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA, 2006
Scents of Purpose: Artists Interpret the Spice Box San Francisco: The Contemporary Jewish Museum, 2005
conducted by Andrew H. Glasgow, Curvature. Interview with juror Garry Knox Bennett organized by The Furniture Society , Asheville, NC, Savannah, GA; Hickory, NC; Raleigh, NC: , 2004
Art and Life: the Bennett Collection San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Craft + Design, 2004
The Maker's Hand: American Studio Furniture 1940-1990 Boston, MA: Museum of Fine Arts, 2004
Corporal Identity- Body Language: 9th Triennial for Form and Content - USA and Germany New York and Frankfurt: Museum of Arts & Design New York; museum fuer angewandte kunst Frankfurt am main; Klingspor Museum O, 2003
, Contemporary Studio Case Furniture: The Inside Story Madison: the Elvehjem Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002
Ilse-Neuman, Ursula, Explorations II: The New Furniture New York: American Craft Museum, 1991
Cooke, Edward S., Jr, New American Furniture: The Second Generation of Furniture Makers Boston, 1989
Craft Today USA. New York: American Craft Museum, 1989
Smith, Paul J., and Edward Lucie-Smith, Craft Today: Poetry of the Physical New York: American Craft Museum, 1986
Material evidence: New Color Techniques in Handmade Furniture Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, 1985


David Savage , Furniture With Soul UK and Japan, Kodansha Press , 2012
Kelsey, John, Furniture Studio 3: Furniture Makers Exploring Digital Technologies Asheville, NC:, The Furniture Society, 2005
Meilach, Dona Z., Art Jewelry Today Atglen, PA:, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2003
Beckerdite, Luke, American Furniture Milwaukee, WI:, the Chipstone Foundation, 2002
Hosaluk, Michael, Scratching the Surface: Art and Content in Contemporary Wood Madison:, GUILD Publishing (GUILD, LLC), 2002
Essays by Edward S. Cooke Jr., Arthur C. Danto, Ursula Ilse-Neuman and chronology by John Marlowe. , Made in Oakland: The Furniture of Garry Knox Bennett New York, American Craft Museum (now Museum of Arts & Design), 2001
Princenthal, Nancy (Introduction by William Ivey; essay by Nancy Princenthal, essay by Jennifer Dowley), A Creative Legacy: A History of the National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artists' Fellowship Program 1966-1995. New York:, Harry N. Abrams Inc., 2001
Fitzgerald, Oscar P., Four Centuries of American Furniture: an Updated, Expanded Version of the Classic Three Centuries of American Furniture, the Standard Reference to Antique, Collectible, and Museum Furniture Iola, WI:, Krause Publications, 1995
Pearson, Katherine, American Craft: A Source Book for the Home New York:, Stewart Tabori & Chang, 1993
Conway, Patricia, Art for Everyday: The New Craft Movement New York:, Clarkson Potter Publishers, 1990
Stone, Michael A., Contemporary American Woodworkers Layton, Utah:, Gribbs M. Smith, 1986


Caldwell, Brian, The Amazing Mr. Bennett Woodshop News, nr. 2, vol. XX, (January 2006)
Martin, Terry, A Treasure Trove of Wood Art Turning Points, nr. 1, vol. 18, (Fall 2005)
Caldwell, Brian, 'Preoccupations of a Serial Chairmaker' in Oakland Woodshop News, nr. 4, vol. XIX, (March 2005)
Lavine, John, What's in a Name? Woodwork, nr. 91, (February 2005)
Beeler, Monique, Crafting Art: its not all macrame???: Tin cans, scrap wood count in new Museum The Oakland Tribune, (October 28, 2004)
Kilduff, Pau, The School of Hard Knox The East Bay Monthly, nr. 1, vol. 35, (October 2004)
Metcalf, Bruce, American Studio Furniture 1940-1990 American Craft, nr. 1, vol. 64, (Feb/Mar 2004)
Kirwin, Liza and Joan Lord, A Toolkit of Dreams: Conversations with American Craft Artists Smithsonian Archives of American Art Journal, nr. 1-2, vol. 43, (2004)
Whitman, Marina, The Right Stuff: a Dialogue between Furniture and Fiber FIBERARTS, nr. 3, vol. 30, (Nov/ Dec 2003)
Adamson, Glen, A Writer's Block Woodwork, nr. 80, (April 2003)
Lavine, John, Leftovers Woodwork, nr. 79, (February 2003)
Weddington, Diane, Bennett doesn't want to rest on his laurels The Oakland Tribune, (January 7, 2003.)
Martin, Terry, Materials & Contemporary Illusions: Innovations in Lathe Turning Turning Points, nr. 4, vol. 15, (Winter 2003)
Craddick, Hannah, Bennett's work goes Against the Grain Alameda magazine, nr. issue 2, vol. 1, (Nov/ Dec 2002)
Hanna, Kathleen and K. Nelso, From Hand to Hand: Masters as Mentors A Report, nr. 3, vol. 18, (2002)
Stone, Michael A., Garry Knox Bennett Woodwork, nr. 71, (October 2001)
Binzen, Jonathan, Spectacular! Stirring! Fun! A longtime skeptic experiences a (partial) conversion Woodwork, nr. 71, (October 2001)
White, Cheryl, Garry Knox Bennett American Craft, nr. 5, vol. 61, (Oct/Nov 2001)
Kelsey, Joh, How To Be Garry Knox Bennett: the bad boy of Oakland continues to surprise, annoy, and delight Woodwork, nr. 71, (October 2001)
Beeler, Monique, He put fun in furniture: Knox Bennett just your average unclassifiable blue-collar functional artisan The San Mateo County Times, (July 17, 2001.)
Goldman, Pa, Profile: Garry Knox Bennett Woodworker West, nr. 4, vol. 14, (July-August 2001)
Wasserman, Abby, The 3 Faces of Geraldo The Museum of California magazine, nr. 2, vol. 25, (2001)