SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY



Schwabsky, Barry, “Michelle Grabner,” Artforum, January 2015
Ouleo, Risa, Michelle Grabner, Modern Painters, January 2015 p. 67.
Lieberman, Kate, “Michelle Grabner,” Brooklyn Rail, December 2014
Steinhauer, Jillian, “On Ken Johnson and the Question of Sexism,” Hyperallergic, Novermber 4, 2014
“Michelle Grabner, The New Yorker, November 3, 2014
Fyfe, Joe, “The Uses of Pleasure: Michelle Grabner at James Cohan Gallery,” Hyperallergic, November 1, 2014
"Art 50: Chicago's Artists' Artists," New City, September 19, 2014
Christopher Borelli, Meet Artist Michelle Grabner, Whitney Biennial 2014 Curator,” Chicago Tribune, March 7, 2014
Lisa Wainwright, "Dialogue: Michelle Grabner," Art Ltd. March 2014
"Art 50: Chicago's Artists' Artists," New City, September 19, 2015
Christopher Borelli, Meet Artist Michelle Grabner, Whitney Biennial 2014 Curator,” Chicago Tribune, March 7, 2014
“In Conversation: Sheila Hicks and Danielle Mysliwiec,” The Brooklyn Rail, April 2014
Jennifer Kabat, “Simplest Means at Jeff Bailey, NYC” Frieze, March 2014
Barbara Pollack, She Works From Home, Artnews March 2014, p. 60-62.
“2014 The Power 100” Chicago Magazine, March 2014
Jeffrey Saletnik, “Michelle Grabner,” Artforum, March 2014, p. 292.
Interview with Jennifer Kabat, “Now I Find Myself on the Other Side of the Curtain,” The Believer, March 2014
Elizabeth Trapp, “Wide Range of Talent in Solo Show at Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, The Columbus Dispatch, Feb. 13, 2014
Kris Paulsen, “Talks with Michelle Grabner, I Work from Home,” Mousse Magazine, January 2014
Ken Johnson, “Simplest Means at Jeff Bailey Gallery,” New York Times, January 23, 2014
Elizabeth Trapp, “Wide Range of Talent in Solo Show at Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland,” The Columbus Dispatch, Feb. 13, 2014
"I Work From Home" ed. David Norr, Mousse Publications/MOCA Cleveland 2014
Lane Cooper, “A Win For the Home Team,” Art Hopper, January 17, 2014
Steve Litt, “Turning the Mundane into the Sublime: MOCA’s Big Show on Chicago Artist Michelle Grabner,” The Plain Dealer, January 10, 2014
Christopher Borrelli, “A Montage of Favorite Things for 2013, Cracking Moments Made for an Electric year in Culture, Chicago Tribune, Dec. 21, 2013
Ashton Cooper, “Artist, Curator, Critic: Michelle Grabner’s Eclectic Career, On View at MOCA Cleveland,” ARTINFO, Nov. 4, 2013
Stephen Berens and Jan Tumlir, “In and Out of the Studio, A Conversation with Michelle Grabner,” X-TRA Volume 16, Number 2, Winter 2013.
Cate McQuaid, “Textile Inspirations,” Boston Globe, November 20, 2013
Christopher Borelli, “Everybody’s a Curator,” Chicago Tribune, October 4, 2013
Cassie Walker Burke, “Michelle Grabner is a Renaissance Woman,” Chicago Magazine, September 2013
Solveig Nelson, “Michelle Grabner, I Work From Home,” Artforum, September 2013, p. 189.
Jason Froumberg, “Art Break: New Books by Artists,” New City, July 16, 2013
Roberta Smith, “Work,” New York Times, July 27, 2013
Bridget Alsdorf, “The Studio Reader: On the Space of Artists” Art Bulletin, June 2013, pp. 333- 336.
Jason Froumberg, “Spectator Sports,” Photograph Magazine, May 2013
“The State of America, Flash Art, March/April 2013
Robin Dluzen, “Report: Milwaukee,” Art Ltd. July 2013
Jason Foumberg “By Appointment Only,” Art in America, July, 2013
“Michelle Grabner: The INOVA Survey” exhibition catalog with contributions by Nicholas Frank, Molly Zuckerman Hartung,
      John Riepenhoff, published by Green Gallery Press and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2013
Sarah Trigg, Studio Life: Rituals, Collections, Tools, and Observations on the Artistic Process, Princeton Architectural Press, 2013
Griff Williams, “Celebrations, Broken Hearts and Autopsies: An Interview with Michelle Grabner,” SFAQ, June 2013
Christina Schmid, Criticism on the Spot," Brooklyn Rail, May 3, 2013
Caroline Picard, “Embracing the Cliché: An Interview with Michelle Grabner,” Art21.org March 26, 2013
Angela McManaman, “Many Curators are Called,” UWM Alumni Magazine, Spring p. 22-23.
Julia Halperin, “26 Questions for Tondo Painter Michelle Grabner,” ARTINFO, February 19, 2013
“Dressing the Monument, Inside/Outside, ed. Polly Morris, Lynden Sculpture Garden, Bradley Family Foundation 2012
Jason Foumberg, “Artist Ascending: Chicago responds to Michelle Grabner’s appointment as 2014 Whitney Biennial Co-Curator,”
      New City, December 2, 2012.
Lauren Weinberg, “Michelle Grabner named Whitney Co-curator, Chicago Time Out, Dec 5, 2012
Carol Vogel, “For the Whitney Biennial, One show, Three Visions,” New York Times, November 30, 2012
Mary Louise Schumacher, “Michelle Grabner named curator of Whitney Biennial,” Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, November 29, 2012.
"Art 50: Chicago's Artists' Artists," New City, September 19, 2012
Kat Murrell, "Michelle Grabner Looks Back and Moves On, Express Milwaukee, September 5, 2012
Judith Ann Moriarty, "Michelle Grabner, deja vu all over again," The Third Coast, August 5, 2012
Linda Yablonsky, The 4th “Annual Dallas Art Fair,” Artnet, May 1, 2012
Molly Zuckerman-Hartung, “Visiting Artist” column, NewCity, April 5, 2012. p. 10
"In Conversation: Michelle Grabner and Barry Schwabsky,” (cover image) The Brooklyn Rail, March 2012, pp. 24-27
Oliveria, Filipa, “The Indiscipline of Painting,” Artforum.com, 2012
Schumacher, Mary Louise, Michelle Grabner at the Green Gallery, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 24, 2012
Moriarty, Judith Ann, “Michelle Grabner: Homespun Sophistication,” ThirdCoast Digest, January 24, 2012
Matt Morris, “The Middle of White: A Recipe + Narrative for Discussing Sarah Blyth-Stephens + Michelle Grabner,” exhibition catalog, U-Turn Space, 2011
Martin Clark (Editor), Sarah Shalgosky (Editor), Daniel Sturgis (Editor), The Indiscipline of Painting, Tate Publishing, October 1, 2011
Boucher, Brian, “New York Gets Green, Milwaukee Style,” Art in America Review, August 18, 2011
Women and Weaving, Southfirst, The New Yorker, July 15, 2011
Schmerler, Sarah, “Between This Light and That Space,” Time Out New York, July 11, 2011
Canevet, Rozenn, “Chicago City Report, Art Press, July 2011, pp. 88-89
Cheh, Carol, “Lace’s ‘Unfinished Paintings’ show Asks the Question: What Makes a Painting Unfinished,” LA Weekly, June 22, 2011
Waxman, Lori, “An Alternative to Summer Reading List,” Chicago Tribune, July 13, 2011
Neff, John, “On Chicago Abstraction: A Series,” New American Painting / Blog February 17, 2011
Baker, Kenneth, Where collaboration Ends, San Francisco Chronicle, December 11, 2010
Vanderhyden, Philip. The Secret of My Success, Lobby catalogue, College of DuPage, 2010
Saltz, Jerry, “Critics Pick” New York Magazine, May 2010
Heti, Shelia, The Studio Reader, Bookforum, May 25, 2010
Viera, Lauren, “Suburban Makes Its Mark on Urban Scene,” Chicago Tribune, Sept. 12, 2010
Sam, Sherman, Kultureflash, June 10, 2010
Michelle Grabner at Rocket, Abstract Painting England, June 9, 2010
Claudine Ise talks with Michelle Grabner about The Suburban, Art21.org, June 2010
“The Pragmatist: Michelle Grabner interviewed by Saul Ostrow,” Art in America, March 2010
Bad at Sports podcast with Annika Marie, Richard Holland and Duncan McKenzie (episode 232), 2010
Weinberg, Lauren, “Constellations at the MCA,” Art News, December 2009
Velez, Pedro, “Chicago Build Up,” Artnet, March 2009
Cozzone, Francesca, “Attempting the Impossible,” The Leader, March 26, 2009
Marie, Annika, “Michelle Grabner’s Black Circle Paintings,” catalogue essay, 2009
Elms, Anthony, “Michelle Grabner/The Suburban,” Modern Painters, March 2008
Remain in Light, exhibition catalogue with essays by, Lane Relyea, Peter Ribic 2008
Marple, Mieke, “Interview with Michelle Grabner,” The Highlights, March 2009
Rosen, Kay, ArtForum, Top 10 April 2007.
Nicholas Frank, “Paper Thin and Maximinimalism,” Catalogue essay, INOVA 2007
Joanna Topor, “After Paschke,” Chicago Magazine, April, 2007.
Vogt, Jess, “The Suburb,” The Lawrentian, Appleton, WI, January 2007
Martini, Tiffany, Michelle Grabner makes a Good point,” San Francisco Examiner, March 20, 2007
Artner, Alan, “Grabner’s Solo Show Reveals Pop Influences,” Chicago Tribune, January 19, 2007
Bad at Sports podcast with Gaylen Gerber and Duncan McKenzie (episode 93), 2007
Weinberg, Lauren, Michelle Grabner at Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago TimeOut, January 25-31, 2007, p. 67.
Schwabsky, Barry, “Michelle Grabner at Rocket” Artforum, fall 2006
Wayne Roosa, “The Pleasures of Merely Circulating,” exhibition catalogue, 2006
Timeout, London, August 10, 2006
Hoare, Lottie, “1996-2006 Michelle Grabner Paintings,” exhibition catalogue, Rocket Gallery, London
Bredin, Lucinda, The Week, London, July 22, 2006
Myers, Terry, “Time is on Our Side,” exhibition essay, Slowness, Heaven gallery, 2006
Bad at Sports podcast with Richard Holland and Duncan McKenzie, 2005 and 2006
Arney, Steve, “Art for the Artist,” The Pantagraph, March 2006
Rubi, Amalia, USA Hoy Pintura y escutura Norte Americana, El Punto, Julio 2005
Artner, Alan, Michelle Grabner at Wendy Cooper Gallery, Chicago Tribune, May 20, 2005
Ott, Sabina, “Michelle Grabner at Wendy Cooper” Stretcher, 2005
Seidel, Florian, Bauwelt, September 2004
Rundfunk, Bayerischr, BR-Online, September 2, 2004
Gotz, Henning, Go Munchen, September 19, 2004, p. 77                                   
Schwarz, Franziska, SzeneMagazin, September 9, 2004
Dattenberger, Simone, Munchener Merkur, August 27, 2004
Huber, Cornelia, AZ Wochenende, August 22, 2004                                   
Schneeberger, Ruth, Munchner Kultur, August 21, 22, 2004
Eisenack, Marco, SZ-Extra, August 2004, p. S1
Hannum, Terence, “Inner Positive,” Artnet, April 15, 2004
Saunders, Gill, “Purl: Six Artists inspired by MoDA’s Collection,” Catalogue Essay, 2004
Workman, Michael, “Modest Minimalism,” New City, February 25, 2004.
Miles, Christopher, “Tracking Patterns, Report from Santa Monica II,” Art in America, February 2004, p. 80.
Van Proyen, Mark “Michelle Grabner and Brad Killam’” Gallery 16” Art in America, October 2003 pp. 144-145.
Kirk, Sarah, “The Path of Minimalism,” Milwaukee Art Museum Publication, 2003
Van Dyke, Aaron, “The Good, The Bad, and The Beautiful,” Occasional Art Publication, 2003
Stein, Lisa, “Artist Profile,” Chicago Tribune, May 26, 2002
Artner, Alan “Paper Exhibition Breaks Out into a New Dimension” Chicago Tribune, March 21, 2002
Levin, Kim, Michelle Grabner, Village Voice, November 20, 2001
Thompson, Nato, “Michelle Grabner” FGA, 2001
Dailey, Meghan Michelle Grabner, Time Out New York, November 20 – December 6, 2001
Campbell, Shane, “Sweetness and Light,” catalogue essay, 2001
Frank, Nicholas, “Over The Rainbow: A Survey of Goodness,” catalogue essay, 2001
Campbell, Shane, Sound Video Images Objects, Flash Art, July – September 2001 p. 70.
Glueck, Grace, “Art in Review: Compression,” The New York Times, January 2, 2001
Waxman, Lori, “Electraslip Knife,” New Art Examiner, November 2000                 
Cotter, Holland, "Surging into Chelsea," The New York Times, Friday, January 21, 2000, Section E, pp. 37 & 41
Naves, Mario, “Noguchi and Kelly Talk: Pollock's True Legacy,” The New York Observer, February 14, 2000 p.14
Roch, Kate and Neal, Jennifer, “Chicago Headliners,” AHEAD, Spring 2000
Bulka, Michael, “Electraslip Knife,” New City, July, 6, 2000
Helfand, Glen, “Critics Choice: Minimal Pop,” San Francisco Bay Guardian, May 3, 2000
Radio Interview with Victoria Lautmann, WBBZ, Chicago's NPR station, May, 11, 2000
Shane, Nicola, "Money Matters," Art Review, June, 2000 p. 6-7
Laridaer, Cheryl, "ROYGBIV," Post-Crescent, Sunday, February 27, 2000
Gustafson, John, "It Looks Easy: A Cross Section of Recent Painting in Chicago," New Art Examiner, December/January, pp. 49-50.
Lambrecht, Luk, "Kunstgrepen," Brussels Daily News, May 1999
Artner, Alan, "Grabner Homes in On Subject Matter," Chicago Tribune, May 27, 1999, sec. 2, p.2
Snodgrass, Susan, "Letter from Chicago," C, May-August, 1999, p. 21
Snodgrass, Susan, "Report from Chicago," Staying Alive, Art in America, April, 1999, pp. 81-87
Auer, James, "Work Added to Sesquicentennial Portfolio," Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Wed. May 12, 1999, Cue 3E
Brehmer, Debra, "Snow White," Metro Milwaukee Weekly, January , 1999
Radio Interview with Russell Panczenko, Wisconsin Public Radio, March 1999
Porges, Tim, "A Demolition Derby of Art," The Octopus, Bloomington, IL, January 15-21, 1999, p. 11
Bonettti, David, "Gallery Watch," San Francisco Examiner, Friday December 18, 1999
Baker, Kenneth, "At Home with Grabner and Isermann," San Francisco Chronicle, December 1999
Sans, Jerome, “Home Painting,” exhibition catalogue, Rocket Gallery, London 1999
Bamberger, Tom "Where Have All the Artists Gone," Milwaukee Magazine, January 1999, pp. 45-53
Miller, Cliff, “Sesquicentennial Art Show Bear's Appleton's Signature: Prosse, Grabner Play Prominent Roles,” Appleton Post-Crescent, December 3, 1998
Guha, Tania, "Michelle Grabner at Rocket Gallery," Time Out London, August 26-September 2, 1998
Tan, Eugene, "Michelle Grabner," Contemporary Visual Arts, Issue 19 (Summer) 1998, p. 67
Lusher, Tim, "Michelle Grabner: Home Painting," Evening Standard, June 4, 1998, Hot Tickets, p. 43
Miller, Cliff, "Lasting Tribute," Appleton Post Crescent, July 27, 1998 pp. C1-C3
Mickelson, Sandy, "The Art of Intrigue," Oshkosh Northwestern, July 23, 1998, pp. C1-C2
Ullrich, Polly, "The Workmanship of Risk: The Re-emergence of Handicraft in Postmodern Art, New Art Examiner, April, 1998, pp. 24-29
Saltz, Jerry, "Uncomfortable," Time Out New York, July 31-August 7,1998, p. 41
Smith, Courtenay, “Post-Pop, Post-Pictures,” Smart Museum, University of Chicago (exhibition catalogue) 1997
Maldonado, Ed, Nadine Wasserman, and Tina Wasserman, Distraction, TBA Exhibition Space, Chicago (exhibition catalogue) 1997
Kind, Joshua, "Post-Pop, Post-Pictures," New Art Examiner, November 1997, pp. 54-55
Hawkins, Margaret, "Gen X Artists Flaunt Their Indifference," Chicago Sun-Times, September 5, 1997, p. 18
Auer, James, "Tracking the Rising Stars in Art, Music, Dance Theater," Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sunday, August 24, 1997, p. Cue E5
Wasserman, Nadine, "Michelle Grabner at UWM Art Museum," New Art Examiner, October 1997.
Auer, James, "Painter's Work Takes a Deep, Concentrated look at Surfaces," Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 28, 1997, p.2E
Iannaccone, Carmine, "Michelle Grabner at Richard Heller," Frieze, May/June 1997
Artner, Alan, "Distraction," Chicago Tribune, Friday, May 2, 1997 Tempo p. 2
Pagal, David, "Michelle Grabner at Richard Heller," Los Angeles Times, Thursday, January 20, 1997 Section F, p.1
Forgacs, Eva, "Michelle Grabner at Richard Heller," Art Issues, March/April 1997
Carley, Michal, "Michelle Grabner at Hermetic Gallery," Art Papers, March/April 1997
Frank, Nicholas, “If Walls Could Talk,” Hermetic Gallery, Milwaukee, exhibition catalogue 1997
Aukeman, Anastasia, "Small Budget, Large Ambition," Artnews (Special:The Cutting Edge,) October 1997 pp. 46-54
Auer, James, "State Wide Show Embraces Vast Array of Styles," Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sunday, November 3, 1996 pp. 1 & 7
Taylor, Sue, "Michelle Grabner at Ten in One Gallery," Art in America, September, 1996 pp. 115-116
Yood, James, "Michelle Grabner at Ten in One Gallery," Artforum, Summer 1996 p. 112
Scarborough, James, "Michelle Grabner at Ten in One Gallery," New Art Examiner, April 1996 pp. 43-44
Porges, Timothy, "In With the Out Crowd," Dialogue, May-June 1996 pp. 14-15
Artner, Alan, "Domestic Turns Abstract in Grabner's Work," Chicago Tribune, March 22, 1996 Section 7, p. 22
Sobel, Dean, “25 Americans: Painting in the 90s,” exhibition catalogue, Milwaukee Art Museum 1995 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR 2014 WHITNEY BIENNIAL

Carol Vogel, "State of Our Art, According to the Whitney: A Guide to the 2014 Whitney Museum Biennial," New York Times, February 28, 2014
Felicia Lee, “Singular Art, Made by Plurals, New York Times, February 22, 2014
Ted Loos, Woman Painters in the 2014 Whitney Biennial, Vogue, March 2014
Ted Loos “A Biennial in the Making Biennial,” Sotheby’s Magazine, February 7, 2014
The New Yorker, Winter Preview, November 18, 2013
Carol Vogel, The 2014 Whitney Biennial is Taking Shape, New York Times, November 14, 2013
Jason Foumberg, “Artist Ascending: Chicago responds to Michelle Grabner’s appointment as 2014 Whitney Biennial Co-Curator,” New City, December 2, 2012
Lauren Weinberg, “Michelle Grabner named Whitney Co-curator, Chicago Time Out, Dec 5, 2012
Mary Louise Schumacher, “Michelle Grabner named curator of Whitney Biennial,” Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, November 29, 2012
Angela McManaman, “Many Curators are Called,” UWM Alumni Magazine, Spring p. 22-23
Carol Vogel, “For the Whitney Biennial, One show, Three Visions,” New York Times, November 30, 2012