Born in 1933 in (United States)
Videotapes, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne (Germany), 1974.
Videotapes Simultaneous de Douglas Davis, Centro de Arte y Comunicacion, Buenos Aires (Argentina), 1974.
Video Art, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia (United States), 1975.
BROCKHAUS Christoph, Douglas Davis (documentation of the year 1983: copies of publications, etc.), Cologne (Germany), 1983.
GRUBER Bettina, VEDDER Maria, Kunst und Video, Cologne (Germany), 1983.
HABERT Horst Gerhard (ed.), Art as Living Ritual, Galerie P.O.O.L., Graz (Austria), 1975.
HOELTZEL Susan (ed.), Inter-Actions (poster catalogue), 1994 (Michael Govan, Eugene M. Schwartz, David Ross).
KOROT Beryl and SCHNEIDER Ira (ed.), Video Art. An Anthology, New York (United States), 1977.
SCHWARZ Arturo, To Douglas Davis (foreword to Keeping Time), Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York (United States), 1977.
THOMAS Karin, Kunst Praxis Heute, Cologne (Germany), 1972.
Douglas Davis. Arbeiten/Works 1970-1977, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin (Germany), 1978.
STANISLAWSKI Ryszard (ed.), Douglas Davis: Video Objekty Grafika, Museum Sztuki, Lodz (Poland), 1982 (Urszula Czartoryska, John Hahnhardt, Irving Sandler).
Counterparts: Form and Emotion in Photography, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (United States), E. P. Dutton, 1982.
Content: A Contemporary Focus, 1974-1984, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington (United States), 1984.
KUSPIT Donald, "Douglas Davis", Solomon R., Guggenheim Museum, New York (United States), 1988 (postscript by Eugene M. Schwartz).
CZARTORYSKA Urszula (ed.), Redness, Museum Sztuki, Lodz (Poland), 1995 (Joseph Bakshtein, Margarita, Victor Tupitsyn, Martha Wilson, Helen Fisher).
Personal writings and publications
DAVIS Douglas, Vom Experiment zur Idee, Die Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts im Zeichen von Wissenschaft und Technologie, Cologne (Germany), 1975.
DAVIS Douglas, Fragments for a New Art of the 70's, Los Angeles (United States), 1975.
DAVIS Douglas, Artculture. Essays on Post-Modern, New York (United States), 1977.
DAVIS Douglas, SIMMONS (ed.): The new Television: Essays, Statements and Videotapes, Cambridge (United States), 1977.
DAVIS Douglas, The Museum Transformed. Design and Culture in the Post-Pompidou Age, New York (United States), 1991.
DAVIS Douglas, The Five Myths of TV-Power, New York (United States), 1993.
Articles in reviews and newspapers
"Die Neueste Neue Musik", Die Welt, Hamburg (Germany), 22 May, 1972.
BATTCOCK Gregory, "Explorations in Video", Art and Artists, London (Great Britain), February 1973.
BROWN Carol, "Where is Your TV-Screen?", The Village Voice, New York (United States), 22 March, 1976.
BURNSIDE Madeleine, "Dead or Alive", SoHo Weekly News, New York (United States), 17 February, 1977.
DE SANNA Jole, "Video against Video" (interview with Douglas Davis), Domus, Milan (Italy), February 1975.
DE SANNA Joel, "Flying: A Dialogue with Douglas Davis", Fragments for a New Art of the 70's von Douglas Davis, Los Angeles (United States), 1975.
FRACKMAN Noel, "New York", Arts Magazine, New York (United States), May 1974.
FRANK Peter, "Interview with Douglas Davis", La Mamelle, San Francisco (United States), Autumn 1977.
HABERT Horst Gerhard, "Video Art in New York City", Audiovisuelle Botschaften, Graz (Austria), 1973.
Web site of and about Douglas Davis.
The World's First Collaborative Sentence
with the collaboration of the Lehman College Art Gallery, New York; the collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (United States), courtesy of Barbara and Eugene M. Schwartz.
The World's First Collaborative Visions of the Beautiful
with the collaboration of the George Waterman III collection, co-sponsorised by P.S.1, New York / The Institute of Contemporary Art, New York (United States); Herbert F. Johnson Museum, the Cornell University, Ithaca (United States); Municipal Art Gallery, Reykjavík (Iceland); Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw (Poland).
Serie of 4 conferences under the title "The Content of Cyberspace" by Douglas Davis and Susan Flynn-Hummel in the New School University's Swayduck Auditorium, 65, 5th Avenue, New York (United States).
The conferences must be finished with an interactive dialog with the students and the public, as well as video conference with others members of the university (with the collaboration of the Parsons Digital Design Department).