Selected Bibliography



The Future of Reading, Stadtmuseum Waldraiburg, Germany, 2018

Silas Von Morisse Gallery, Brooklyn, March 30th, 2018


Color - Sign - Area - Space - Gary Stephan Retrospective, Kienzle Art Foundation, Berlin, 2017 

Schwabsky, Barry, "Surviving the Moment," The Nation, December 17, 2013
Smith, Roberta, "Art, a Balm After the Storm: 'Come Together: Surviving Sandy' Samples 300 Artists," The New York Times, December 6, 2013
Johnson, Ken, "Reinventing Abstraction: New York Painting in the 1980s," The New York Times, July 11, 2013

"Groundbreaking", Art Now Nashville, November 1, 2011
Joe Nolan, "Fertile Soil", Nashville Scene, October 26, 2011 

Smith, Roberta, “Painting in the Heady Days, After it Was Proclaimed Dead,” The New York Times, Feb 16, 2007
Ross, Carolee, “Exhibit Showcases Emerging and Established Artists,” Wilton Villager, Stamford Times, Feb 2007
Broucher, Brian, “Gary Stephan at Cynthia Broan,” Art in America, January 2007, p. 145 (illus.color)
Fox, Catherine, “Exquisite Abstraction,” The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 2007

Bischoff, Dan, “Sculpture in Summit,” The Star Ledger, June 3, 2006, p. 16 

Mottahedan, Mohammad, "Once Upon a Time in America", 1999, p.64. (illus. color)
D'Souza, Aruna, "Gary Stephan At Baumgartner", November 1999, p136. (illus. color)

Schjeldahl, Peter, "Same Body, Different Day", Hard Press, 1998. 

Zaragoza, Spaw, "La Nueva Abstraccion de Mark Willis", HERALDO DE ARAGON, December 8, 1995.
Knight, Christopher, "Gary Stephan", LAST CHANCE FOR EDEN, Art Issues Press, 1995.

Haisch, Bernard, "Beyond E=MC2", THE SCIENCES, November-December, 1994, pp.30-31, (illus. The Clearing, 1987)
Raynor, Vivien, "Mysterious Abstractions and Other Worldly Photography." THE NEW YORK TIMES.. December25, 1994, p.10, N.J.
Clinger, Julia, "Stephan Reinfuses World With Stories", THE CHAUTAUQUAN DAILY, July 19, 1994, p.4.  

Abello, Joan, "Gary Stephan",TEMA CELESTE, April 1992, pp. 102-103. (illus. UnWed, p.103, B/W).
Carrier, David, "Afterlight", ARTS MAGAZINE, March 1992, pp. 60-61.
Plagens, Peter, "Last-Minute Reprieve", NEWSWEEK, January 13, 1992, pp. 62-63. (illus. Oceans and Ovens, p. 63, C.).
Welish, Majorie, "Abstraction, Advocacy of", TEMA CELESTE, January 1992, pp. 74-79. (illus. Which Serves as a Table, pp. 77, C.).  

Nelson, Katherine, "Abstraction Now, Gary Stephan", TEMA CELESTE, October 1991, p.81. (illus. Which Things Happen, p. 81, C.).
Paparoni, Demetrio, "Gary Stephan", TEMA CELESTE (Italian Edition), May 1991, pp. 56-59. (illus. Of Your Life, Cover, C. Small Fragrant Mound, -
p. 56, C. Detail, p. 56, C. Shelf, p. 57, C. Untitled, p. 57, C. Overring, p. 58, C. Which Things Happen, p.59, C. Interior with Window, p. 59, C.).  

Cyphers, Peggy, "Gary Stephan", ARTS MAGAZINE, May 1990, p. 115. (illus. Interior with Door, p. 115, B/W).
Gookin, Kirby, "Gary Stephan", ARTFORUM, May 1990, p. 188. (illus. UnWed, p. 188, B/W).
Myers, Terry R., "New York Fax", ART ISSUES, May 1990, pp. 33-35. (illus. Mantle, p. 3, B/W).
Schjeldahl, Peter, "Painted Words", SEVEN DAYS, February 21, 1990, pp. 53-54.
Liebman, Lisa, "Art:Gary Stephan", THE NEW YORKER, February 19, 1990, p. 16.  

Paparoni, Demetrio, "The Presence of Meaning. Gary Stephan", TEMA CELESTE, October 1989, pp. 48-50. (illus. Healthy Night,
p. 48, C. UnWed, p. 49, C. Ashes, p. 50, C.).
Clot, Manel, "Un Nuevo Paisaje Barroco", EL PAIS, June 3, 1989.
Puippelat, Francesc, "La Pintura No Sirve Para Salvar Al Planeta de la Destruction", EL PAIS, May 24, 1989.
Carrier, David, "Signification/Subjectification", ARTS MAGAZINE, May 1989, pp. 48-53. (illus. UnWed, p. 48, C. The Stacks, p. 53, C.).
Yau, John, "Gary Stephan", TEMA CELESTE, January 1989, p. 63. (illus. By the Edge of a Wood, p. 63, C. What She Tried, p. 63, C.).
Rubinstein, Meyer Raphael, "Gary Stephan", FLASH ART, January 1989,, p. 119. (illus. Untitled, p. 119, B/W).
Decter, Joshua, "Gary Stephan", ARTS MAGAZINE, January 1989, p. 104. (illus. Horse Head, p. 104, B/W).  

Zaya, Octavio, "Gary Stephan:Escenarios Opticos", SUR/EXPRES, October 1988, pp. 43-50. (illus. 1 2 5 4 6 8, p.43, C. They Are and We Can, p. 44, C.
Black Lead Saturn, p.45, C. Swinging in the Breeze, p. 46, C. Untitled, p. 47, C. Untitled, p. 48, C. Oyster, p. 49, C. Untitled, p.49, C. 12 5 4 5 8,p.50,C.).
Marsh, Georgia, "Gary Stephan", BOMB, October 1988, pp. 20-25. (illus. Portrait B, p. 2, B/W. Horsleye, p. 22, B/W. Untitled, p. 23, B/W.
Portrait, p. 23, B/W. The Fiction of Property, p. 23, B/W. 12 5 4 8, p. 24, B/W).
Siegel, Jeanne, "Meta-Abstraction", ARTS MAGAZINE, October 1988, pp. 48-51. (illus. Lives, p. 51, B/W).
Ratcliff, Carter, "Back to the Abstraction", ELLE, July 1988, pp. 68-70.
Pincus-Witten, Robert, "Gary Stephan:Spectacles and Con-Template-lon", FLASH ART, May 1988, pp. 76-77. (illus. Untitled, p. 76, C. TheyAre and
We Can, p. 77, B/W. Untitled, p. 77, C.).  

Indiana, Gary, "Future Perfect", THE VILLAGE VOICE, March 10, 1987, p. 85.
Levin, Kim, "The Antique Future", THE VILLAGE VOICE, March 10, 1987, p. 72.
Singerman, Howard Michael, "Ambivilent Spaces:Gary Stephan", TEMA CELESTE, January 1987, pp. 18-22, 70-72. (illus. Flood of Values, Cover,
C. Lives, p. 18, C. 2 6 4 fl p. 19, C. Untitled, p. 19, C. My Head With Oil, p. 20, C. Leda as The Swan, p. 21, C.).

Mahoney, Robert, "Gary Stephan", ARTS MAGAZINE, December 1986, p.126. (illus. Madame as Recamier, p.126, B/W. Leda as the Swan, p. 126, B/W.
Undlled, p. 126, B/W).
Collins, Tricia, and Milazzo, Richard, "Gary Stephan", KUNSTFORUM, June 1986, pp. 240-252. (illus. Century, p. 241, C. Mental Value, p. 242, C. Untitled, p. 243, C. 263 fl p.244, C. No Title, p. 245, C. 1 6 2 fl p. 247, C. No Title, p. 248, C. All Things Do Live in the Three-But in the Four They Merry Be, p. 249, C. Blink, p. 250, C).
Raynor, Vivien, "Art, Gary Stephan Show at Boone and Werner", THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 23,1986, p. C26. (illus. Untitled, p. C26, B/W).
Perl, Jed, "Winter Notebook", THE NEW CRITERION, April 1986, pp 57-67.
Indiana, Gary, "Formal Wares", THE VILLAGE VOICE, March 25, 1986, p. 85. (illus. Leda as The Swan, p. 85, B/W).
Madoff, Steven Henry, "The Return of Abstraction", ART NEWS, January 1986, pp. 80-85. 

Pincus-Witten, Robert, "Entries:Becoming American", ARTS MAGAZINE, October 1985, pp. 101-103.
Drews, Jan, "The Artist's Eye", ART AND ANTIQUES, May 1985, pp. 60-61. Wallace and Donohue, "An Interview With Gary Stephan", C, No. 4, January 1985, pp. 68-73. (illus. The Children of Children pp. 68-69, B/W. Forming In The Eye, p. 70, B/W. Century, pp. 72-73, B/W).

Haaren, Peter, "Feigning the Visionary:Gary Stephan", ARTS MAGAZINE, December 1984, pp. 116-117. (illus. One of Four Futures, p. 116, B/W.
The Holy Ghost, p. 116, B/W. The Father, p. 117, B/W. The Son, p. 117, B/W).
Yau, John, "Gary Stephan at Marlborough", ARTFORUM, December 1984, p. 87. (illus. The Son, p.87, B/W).
Westfall, Stephen, "Gary Stephan at Marlborough", ART IN AMERICA, November 1984, p.153. (illus. Human, p.153, C).
Raynor, Vivien, "Gary Stephan", THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 28 1984, p. C32.
Glueck, Grace, "At the Whitney, Five New York Painters", THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30 1984, pp. C1, C28.
Ratcliff, Carter, "Five Painters in New York", VANITY FAIR, March 1984, pp. 20-21.
Rose, Barbara, "The Enthusiast as Collector", VOGUE, February 1984, pp. 366-371, 417. (illus. On of The Brothers, p. 366, C).  

Saatchi, Doris, "Man With the Golden Eye", HOUSE AND GARDENS, October 1983, pp. 110-116. (illus. One of the Brothers, p. 110, C).
Storr, Robert, "Gary Stephan at Mary Boone", ART IN AMERICA, May 1983, p. 163. (illus. The Unmastered Past, p. 163, C).
Nayhouse, Sabine Grafin, "Neue Kunst Statt Tapetenwechsel", AMBIENT, May 1983, pp. 138-145.
Pincus-Witten, Robert, "Entries:lncrements of Inaccessibility", ARTS MAGAZINE, April 1983, pp. 108-110.
Russell, John, "Gary Stephan and David Novros", THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 1983, p. C24.  

Liebmann, Lisa, "Gary Stephan", ARTFORUM, October 1982, p. 71. (illus. Sator, Arepo, Tenet, Opera, Potas, p. 71, B/W).
Yoskowi z, Robert, "Gary Stephan at Mary Boone", ARTS MAGAZINE, Seplember 1982' pp. 33-34 (illus Sator' Arepo, Tenet, Opera, Rotas, p. 43, B/W).
Smith, Roberta, "Abstract Extractions", THE VILLAGE VOICE, June 8 1982, p. 83.
Raynor, Vivien, "Gary Stephan", THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 14 1982, p. C21.
Pincus-Witten, Robert, "Gary Stephan:The Brief Against Matisse", ARTS MAGAZINE, March 1982, pp. 132-137.  

Kertess, Klaus, "Painting Metaphorically:The Work of Gary Stephan, Stephen Mueller, Bill Jensen", ARTFORUM, October 1981, pp. 54-58.
Yoskowitz, Robert, "Gary Stephan", ARTS MAGAZINE, September 1981, p. 31.
Lawson, Thomas, "Gary Stephan", FLASH ART, Summer 1981, p. 53.
Wallace, Joan, "Something About Art", REAL LIFE, Summer 1981, pp. 32-36.
Ricard, Rene, "Not About Julian Schnabel", ARTFORUM, Summer 1981, pp. 74-80.
Zanetti, Paola Serra, "New York-New Work", META, March/April 1981.
Renna, Nina, "1981 Painting Invitational", ARTS MAGAZINE, March 1981, p. 23.
Larson, Kay, "The Game of the Rules", NEW YORK MAGAZINE, February 2 1981, p. 55.
Schjeldahl, Peter, "Different Strokes", THE VILLAGE VOICE, January 21 1981, p. 70.  

Isaacs, Florence, "New Artists for the 80's", PRIME TIME, December 1980, pp. 42-49.
Kertess, Klaus, "Figuring it Out", ARTFORUM, November 1980, pp. 31-35.
Wohifert, Lee, "Young Artists New Yorkers are Talking About", TOWN AND COUNTRY, September 1980, p.199. (illus. The Last Four Things, p. 200, B/W).
Pincus-WiDen, Robert, "Entries:lf Even in Fractions", ARTS MAGAZINE, September 1980, p. 119.
Valjakka, Timo, "Toward Pure Seeing", TAIDE, May 1980, p. 45.
Reed, Dupuy Warrick, "Beyond Language", ARTS MAGAZINE, May 1980, pp. 159-163. (illus. Untitled, p. 159, B/W. Hand Mirror #2, p. 161, B/W.
Torso #3, p. 161, B/W. The Last Four Things, p. 163, C. {One of the Brothers, p. 163, C).
Melnick, Dan, "Living With Art", VOGUE, May 1980, p. 270-271.
Pincus-Witten, Robert, "Entries:Big History, Little History", ARTS MAGAZINE, April 1980, p. 185.
Galassi, Susan Grace, "Color and Surface", ARTS MAGAZINE, March 1980, p. 22.  

Yoskowitz, Robert, "Group Show", ARTS MAGAZINE, December 1979, p. 20. Foster, Hal, "A Tournament of Roses", ARTFORUM, Novembber 1979, p. 62.
Rickey, Carrie, "What Becomes A Legend Most?", THE VILLAGE VOICE, October 22 1979, p. 91.
Ashberry, John, "Two Worlds and Their Ways", NEW YORK MAGAZINE, September 24 1979. p. 88.
Kramer, Hilton, "New Modernists - A Sense of Deja Vu", THE NEW YORK MAGAZINE, September 23 1979, p. D31.
Crossley, Mimi, "Review:ln the Galleries", HOUSTON POST, September 1979.
Lifson, Ben, "Redundant Kisses, Engaging Ambiguities", VILLAGE VOICE, June 11 1979. p. 82.
Pincus-Witten, Robert, "Entries:Cutting Edges", ARTS MAGAZINE, June 1979, p. 108. (illus. Two Brothers, p.36, B/W).
Tatransky, Valentin, "Gary Stephan", ARTS MAGAZINE, June 1979, p. 36. (illus. Two Brothers, p.36, B/W).
Rice, Shelley, "Image-Making", SOHO WEEKLY NEWS, May 24 1979.
Singerman, Howard, "Dialectic of Object and Illusion", ARTWEEK, March 24 1979, (illus. Natural Language September, p. 16, B/W).
Muchnic, Suzanne, "Art Walk/Guide to the Galleries", LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 16 1979, p. 16.
Tatransky, Valentin, "Drawing Show", ARTS MAGAZINE, March 1979, p. 33.
Neher, Ross, "Mentalism Versus Painting", ARTFORUM, February 1979, p. 40. (illus. He Must Increase, p. 47, B/W).
Mascheck, Joseph, "Iconicity", ARTFORUM, January 1979, p. 37. (illus. He Was Transfigured, p. 37, B/W).

Perrone, Jeff, "Gary Stephan", ARTFORUM, June 1978, p. 70.
Tatransky, Valentin, "Group Shgow", ARTS MAGAZINE, June 1978, p. 11.
Kertess, Klaus, "Figures of Paint:The Work of Gary stephan", ARTS MAGAZINE, March 1978, p. 138
Pincus-Witten, Rcbert, "Entries", ARTS MAGAZINE, March 1978, p 92
Tatransky, Valentin, "Group Show", ARTS MAGAZINE, March 1978, p. 16.

Severson, Cyndy, "House That Art Built", TEXAS MONTHLY, September 1977, pp. 102-103. (illus. Garden Cycle #2, p. 103, C).  

Smith, Roberta, "Reviews", ARTFORUM, May 1976, pp. 64-65. (illus. Garden Cycle #2, p. 113, B/W).
Henry, Gerrit, "Reviews and Previews", ART NEWS, April 1976, p. 120.
Pincus-Witten, Robert, "Entries", ARTS MAGAZINE, March 1976, p. 10.  

Bourdon, David, "The 87 Jefferson Streeters Show At MoMA", VILLAGE VOICE, September 22 1975, p. 102.  

David, R.G., "Sartre Through Brecht", THE DRAMA REVIEW, Fall 1974, pp. 133-136.
Driess, Joseph, "Arts and Reviews", ARTS MAGAZINE, March 1974, p. 104.
Frank, Peter, "Reviews and Previews", ARTS MAGAZINE, March 1974, p. 104.
Hess, Thomas, NEW YORK MAGAZINE, February 4 1974, p. 63.  

Mayer, Rosemary, "Reviews:New York", ARTS MAGAZINE, March 1973, p. 72.
Smith, Roberta, "Whitney Biennial : Four Views", ARTS MAGAZINE, March 1973, p. 65.  

Elderfield, John, "Grids", ARTFORUM, May 1972, pp. 52-59. (illus. Lead, p. 58, B/W).
Ratcliff, Carter, "New York Letter", ART INTERNATIONAL, January 1972, pp. 68-69. (illus. Craft, p. 45, B/W).
Baker, Kenneth, "New York", ARTFORUM, January 1972, p. 86-87. (illus. Homage to Art, p. 87, B/W).
Ratcliff, Carter, "Reviews and Previews", ART NEWS, January 1972, p. 90.

Tarshis, Jerome, "San Francisco", ARTFORUM, June 1971, p. 92. (illus. Homage toArt, p. 92, B/W).
Domingo, Willis, "Reviews:New York", ARTS MAGAZINE, December/January 1971, pp. 57-58. (illus. Algonquin, B/W).  

Wolmer, Bruce, "Reviews and Previews", ART NEWS, December 1970, p. 62.

Nelson, Katherine Metcalf, ART NEWS, October 1966, pp. 59-62.