Selected essays from the late 1980s through into the early aughts.


For a full list of published writings, see CV.

Sarah Charlesworth: A look back at the artist’s quintessential postmodernism. 4Columns: arts criticism weekly,, 03/15/2019. read online

Carolee Schneemann: Sex, scroll, sausages: Kinetic Painting surveys sixty years of the taboo-breaking artist’s work. 4Columns: arts criticism weekly,, 01/12/2018. read online

Mary Lum: Cicero gets a bike tunnel at MASS MoCA. 4Columns: arts criticism weekly,, 01/12/2018. read online

Louise Lawler: The photographer adjusts herself to fit at the Museum of Modern Art. 4Columns: arts criticism weekly,,06/07/2017. read online

Kerry James Marshall: Black life, black bodies, and a new art history at the Met Breuer. 4Columns: arts criticism weekly,, 12/09/2016. read online

“Alan B. Stone and the Senses of Place,” Alan B. Stone and the Senses of Place, International Center of Photography, New York. (June 2008 revised 2010). read online

“Contents in Response to the Ministrations of the Woman in Charge,” 2008. read online

“What Are We Selling Here?” Artforum (March 2003), p. 48. read online

David Deitcher, Santos, ARTFORUM, 2003

“Sense and Sentimentality,” Parkett, No. 44 (1995), pp. 212-216. download pd

“The Birth of the Viewer” (catalogue essay), Oeuvres Originales  (Clisson, France, FRAC Garenne Lemot, 1991). download pdf

“Social Aesthetics,” in Brian Wallis, ed., Democracy: A Project by Group Material (Seattle, Bay Press, 1990), pp. 13-46. download pdf

“Ideas and Emotions” (David Wojnarowicz), Artforum, vol. 27, no. 9 (May,1989), pp. 122-127. download pdf