Paintings: 1963-1980 was published in conjunction with the Peter Young retrospective at P.S. 1 and is the official catalogue of the exhibition. The book contains seventy-five plates, featuring work Young made during the first two decades of his career in New York City and Bisbee, Arizona, where he currently lives and works. The book features an introduction by PARC Foundation director David Deutsch, a foreword by P.S. 1 director Alanna Heiss, as well as essays by Klaus Kertess and Ellen H. Johnson. Kertess's essay, "Tribe of One," was written for the book.