M. Kelly, Southern California Art Magazine, "The Poltergeist", September-October 1980, no. 28, p. 57-58 (illustrated, detail)
M. Kelly, Mike Kelley: Anti-Aesthetic of Excess and Supremacy of Alienation, Tokyo 1996, p. 43 (illustrated, detail).
J. Welchman, I, Graw and A. Vidler, Mike Kelley, London, 1999, p. 86 (illustrated; detail).
N. Rosenthal, Apocalypse: Beauty and Horror in Contemporary Art, New York 2000, p. 117 (illustrated).
J.C. Welchman, Mike Kelley: Minor Histories: Statements, Conversations, Proposals, Boston 2004, p. 253 (illustrated).
Los Angeles, Foundation for Art Resources, The Poltergeist: A Work Between David Askevold and Mike Kelley, 1979.
Kunsthalle Basel; Portikus Frankfurt; London, Institute of Contemporary Art, Mike Kelly, April-July 1992, pp. 12, 14 and 15.
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Stockholm, Moderna Museet; Mike Kelley, November 1993-Fall 1994, pp. 18 and 19 (illustrated).
Brunswick, Bowdoin College Museum of Art; Kansas City, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art; and Austin Museum of Art; The Disembodied Spirit, September 2003-November 2004 (illustrated).