Contributing Editor, Xtra, Los Angeles


Co-editor with Mary Jane Jacob The Studio Reader, The University of Chicago, 2010
A Study in Midwestern Appropriation, Hyde Park Art Center, 2014

Akademie X: Lessons in Art + Life, Phaidon Press 2015
I Work From Home, Mousse Publication, edited by David Norr with essays by Molly Zuckerman-Hartung, Dan Byers, Rose Bouthillier, Peter Ribic, David Robbins and David Norr, 2014
Element 47 The Art Collection, essays by Barbara Bloemink, Maruand Books, 2014
Michelle Grabner: The INOVA Survey, exhibition catalogue, essays by Nicholas Frank, Molly Zuckerman-Hartung, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Green Gallery Press, 2012
The Indiscipline of Painting, Martin Clark (Editor), Sarah Shalgosky (Editor), Daniel Sturgis (Editor), Tate Publishing, October 1, 2011
On Painting, Poor Farm Press (2011) with an essay by: Ann Craven, Susanna Coffey, Anoka Faruqee, Michelle Grabner, Peter Halley, Thomas Lawson, Judy Ledgerwood, Rebecca Morris, Carrie Moyer, Jon Pestoni, Sabina Ott, Scott Reeder, Molly Zuckerman-Hartung
No Soul For Sale—A Festival of Independents, The Tate Modern, edited by Cecilia Alemani, Maurizio Cattelan, Massimiliano Gioni, Ali Subotnick, Charley Independents Publication (2010)
These Are The People in Your Neighborhood: Sixteen Years of Gallery 16 (2010) essay by Mark Van Proyen
Can I come Over to Your House: The First Ten Years of the Suburban, Poor Farm Press (2010) with an essay by Michael Newman
The Studio Reader, The University of Chicago Press (2010) edited by Mary Jane Jacob and Michelle Grabner, Introduction by Michelle Grabner
there are many things in the air and all of them are for free, Poor Farm Press (2010) with an essay by Nicholas Frank
Michelle Grabner’s Black Circle Paintings, Poor Farm Press (2009) with an essay by Annika Marie
Remain in Light, Illinois State University (2008) with essays by Lane Relyea and Peter Ribic
Minimalism and After, Hatje Cantz (2007) essay by Renate Wieghager, Claudia Kleinbub, Friederike Nymphius, Rudolf Scheutle and Claudia Seidel
The Suburban: The Early Years, self-published (2003) with essays by Nicholas Frank, Matthew Higgs, and Peter Ribic
Sweetness and Light, self-published (2001) with essays by Shane Campbell and Nicholas Frank
Charley 01, edited by Maurizio Cattelan, Charley Independents Publication (2001)
Post-Hypnotic, Illinois State University Press (1999) with essays by Dave Hickey, Barry Blinderman, Peter Halley and Tom Moody
Home Painting, published by Rocket Gallery, London (1999) with an essay by Jerome Sans
If Walls Could Talk, published by Hermetic Gallery, Milwaukee (1997) with an essay by Nicholas Frank
25 Americans: Painting in the 90s, Milwaukee Art Museum (1995) with an essay by Dean Sobel


“Paul McCarthy,” Renaissance Society, Chicago, Artforum, March 2016
“Joseph Yoakum,” Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, Artforum, December 2015
“Erika Rotherberg,” Zolla Lieberman, Artforum, June, 2015
“Inside/Outside: Works from the Skowhegan Archives,” exhibition essay, Summer 2015
“Arlene Shechet: All at Once,” Artforum, May 2015
“Michael Kaysen," 65 Grand, Chicago, Artforum, February, 2015
“Lydia Lunch and Large Picture Philosophy,” catalog essay, HOWL HAPPENING, NYC 2015
Contributor to Akademie X: Lessons in Art + Life, Phaidon Press, 2015
“Day Gazer: Jessie Edelman,” exhibition essay, Robert Blumenthal Gallery, NYC, 2015
“Walter Robinson,” Illinois State Galleries, Artforum, March 2015
“Lucie Stahl,” Queer Thoughts, Artforum, February, 2015
“Implicated and Immune” Artforum.com February 2015
Art Basel | Year 45, published by JRP|Ringier, 2015
“Paula Crown, The Sublime and the Center: Dimensions of Philosophy, catalog essay, Marlborough Gallery, NY
 “Atlas: Fast and Slow, Chicago,” Art in America, April, 2015
“Atlas: Western Homes, Chicago,” Art in America, January 2015
“The Thingness of Air, Nazafarin Lotfi,” catalog essay, Fernwey Gallery, 2015
“Calder’s Orbit,” catalog essay, Antworten auf Calder Mobiles in der Gegenwartskunst, Kunsthalle, Wilhelmshaven, Germany, 2015
“Beth Campbell,” catalog essay, Antworten auf Calder Mobiles in der Gegenwartskunst, Kunsthalle, Wilhelmshaven, Germany, 2015
“Atlas: The Peoples Palace, Chicago,” Art in America, Oct. 2014
“Mickalene Thomas.” At Kavi Gupta, Artforum December 2014
"Michelle Grabner with David Robbins," Slapstick and the Sublime, ed Jonn Herschend, Art Practical, July 2014
“Atlas: Chicago, Art in America, Oct. 2014
“Tom Loeser: Post-Cartesian Things,” Tom Loeser: It Could Have Been Kindling, catalog essay, Museum of Wisconsin Art 2014
“Reenchanting: Sabina Ott,” exhibition publication, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
“Maddie Reyna at Julius Caesar, Chicago” Artforum, 2014
“Fiber: Sculpture 1960- present” preview Artforum, 2014
“Anne Colier, Hessel Museum Bard, Critics’ Pick Artforum.com 2014
“pale blue, blue-green, and brick: Amy Park,” catalog essay, Morgan Lehman Gallery, NY
“Home,” Immersive Life Practices, ed. Daniel Tucker, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2014
“MG’s WB,” 2014 Whitney Biennial catalog, Yale Press/Whitney Museum of American Art, 2014
“Finding Arts Place,” Cargo Space catalog, 2014
“Entertainment Monuments: Gretchen Bender and David Foster Wallace,” Gretchen Bender / Whitney Biennial ed. Philip Vanderhyden, 2014
“space, no space, and every space,” Seed Space catalog, 2014
“William O’Brien at the MCA,” Preview, Artforum, February, 2014
“I am Radio: Simon Ingram,” catalog essay, 2014
Art School, “Michelle Grabner,” Phaidon Press Limit, 2014
“Niki de Saint Phalle: A Bricoleur,” En Joue: Assemblages and Tirs 1958-1964, Vallois Galerie, Paris/Hanover, 2013
“Total Recall: An Introduction,” Tracking the Thrill, ed. Philip Vanderhyden, Poor Farm Press, 2013
“Alex Olson: Surface Conditions,” catalog essay, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London, 2013
“It Looks Like Words Have Won,” Brooklyn Rail, March 4, 2013
"Living and Sustaining a Creative Life: Essays by 40 Working Artists", Ed. Sharon Louden, published by Intellect Books, 2013
“What We Can Knot,” Shifter 20, 2013
"Tilman & Greet Billet: Radio Vallebona / Transmission #1", catalog essay, published by CCNOA and MINUS SPACE, 2013
“Introduction to Tracking the Thrill: Gretchen Bender,” catalogue essay, Poor Farm Press, 2013
“Lars Breuer” Wall Works” catalogue essay, Ludwig Forum for International Art, Aachen, Germany, 2013
"Guillaume Leblon: Heibling", catalogue essay, Paraguay Press, France 2013
“Proposals,” Shifter 19, 2012
“Jimmy Roberts: Vis-à-vis,” Art Papers, November/December, 2012, p. 53.
“John Opera at Andrew Rafacz Gallery,” Artforum, December 2012
“Detachable, Connectable,” Pamela Wilson-Ryckman: Home and Away, Gallery Paule Anglim catalog, 2013
“Jerome Acks at 65 Grand,” Artforum, October, 2012
“Richard Galling,” Mary Nohl Fellowship catalogue essay, 2012
“Arturo Herrera’s Series,” Art Agenda, June 26, 2012
“Rosemary Trockel: Walser Project,” Donald Young Gallery, Artforum, Summer 2012
“Delicious Cake: Molly Zuckerman Hartung,” publication essay, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, 2012
“Draw It with Your Eyes Closed: the Art of the Art Assignment,”, Paper Monument, 2012
“The Efficacy of Numbers,” Service Media: A COLLECTION OF ESSAYS edited by STUART KEELER EXAMINING ART OUTSIDE
       THE WHITE CUBE, Green Lantern Press, 2012
“Taryn Simon” Milwaukee Art Museum, Artforum, March 2012
 “THIS:Fatima Haider and Lourdes Correa-Carlo,” exhibition essay, Julius Caesar, Chicago, IL, 2012
“The Political Ecology of Matter and Thingly Things,” catalogue essay for Material Occupation, University Art Museum,
        University of Albany, NY, 2012
“Jason Ramey: The Personal Ecology of Furnishings and Walls,” essay for exhibition, Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI, 2012
“25 Years of Talent: An Introductory Essay”, Marianne Boesky Gallery, June 2012
“Castillo / Corellas: Marbled Pages,” catalogue essay 2012
“Mark Grotjahn: Unoriginal Genius” catalogue essay 2012
“Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven,” Renaissance Society, Artforum, January 2012
"Living and Sustaining a Creative Life: Essays by 40 Working Artists", Intellect Books, 2012
“Jason Lazarus: An Essay,” University Galleries, Illinois State, 2012
“Von Zweck: A Chicago Case Study, Proximity Issue #9 (forthcoming) 2012
“Test Family,” included in The Essential NEW ART Examiner, Northern Illinois Press, 2011
Guest Editor for Possible Press Fall edition 2011
“Rodney Graham at Donald Young Gallery,” Art Agenda, November 2011
“Gregg Bordowitz at Iceberg Projects,” Artforum, October, 2011
“Shelia Hicks: 50 Years” Institute of Contemporary Art Philadelphia, Artforum, summer 2011
“Rinus Van de Velde: Dear David Johnson” at Moniquemeloche, Art Agenda, 2011
“Josh Kolbo at Tony Wight Gallery” Artforum, May 2011
“Claire Sherman: Palms Wild” at Kavi Gupta Gallery, Art Agenda, 2011
“John Henderson at Golden Gallery,” Artforum April 2011
“Christopher Wool at Corbett v. Dempsey,” Artforum, February 2011
“Richard Hawkins, Third Mind,” X-tra, winter 2011
“Karl Haendel: My Invisible Friend” Art Agenda, 2010
“Warrington Colescott at The Milwaukee Art Museum, Artforum, November 2010
“Craig Drennen: Timon of Athens” catalogue essay, Samson, Boston 2010
“Tony Tasset at Kavi Gupta, Artforum, October, 2010
“Jennifer Bolande at INOVA,” Artforum, September 2010
“New Icon,” Loyola University, Artforum.com 2010
“interview: Michelle Grabner Talks with Colleen Asper,” Proximity, Fall 2010
“Scott Wolniak, 65 Grand, Artforum, May 2010
“Oliver Herring at ISU Galleries,” Proximity, Spring 2010
 “Warhol: Last Decade,” Artforum.com 2010
“James Welling,” Donald Young Gallery, Artforum, February 2010
“Martha Rosler If You Still Live Here…/ Mike Kelley and Michael Smith: A Voyage of Growth and Discovery” X-TRA 2010
“Andy Warhol” at the Milwaukee Art Museum, Artforum.com, 2010
“Strike Us Like Stars in the Heavens,” essay for With Your Eyes Only, Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz
“Doug Ischar,” Artforum, December, 2009
“Tony Matelli: Yesterday” Green Gallery East, Proximity, 2010
“Picturing the Studio,” By Michelle Grabner and Annika Marie, exhibition essay, Sullivan Galleries, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
“Jan van der Ploeg: Communicate Abstraction,” catalogue essay
“Heartland Preview," Artforum, September 2009
“Dark Fair at the Kolnischer Kunstverein / No Soul For Sale at X-Initiative,” Proximity, 2009
“Julia Hechtman at Dan Devening,” Artforum.com, 2009
“Roman Signer at Hamburg Kunsthalle,” Artforum.com, 2009
“MP3: Curtis Mann, John Opera, and Stacia Yeapis,” Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago, Artforum.com 2009
“Roy Staab,” INOVA, UW-Milwaukee, Artforum.com, 2009
“Keltie Ferris,” Kemper Museum of Art, catalogue essay, 2009
“Mel Bochner,” Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Artforum, September 2009
“Dutes Miller,” Western Exhibitions, Artforum.com, 2009
“Our Literal Speed,” Gallery 400, Artforum.com, 2009
“Luke Dowd” Tony Wight Gallery, Artforum.com 2009
“On Bullshit, Lies, Truthiness and Parafiction, X-tra, Volume 11, 2009, pp. 48-54
“Dana Degiulio at Carrie Secrist Gallery, Artforum.com 2009
“Vaguely Paperly at Kavi Gupta,” Artforum.com 2009
“Amy Mayfield at Three Walls,” Artforum, January 2009
“Howard Fonda at Roots and Culture,” Artforum, April 2009
“Mickalene Thomas at Rhona Hoffman Gallery,” Artforum, February 2009
“Vincent Fecteau at The Art Insitute of Chicago, Artforum, March 2009
“Bad Moon at Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Artforum.com, 2009
“Dennis Balk at INOVA,” Artforum.com, 2009
“Can Bigfoot Get You Beer at Alogon Gallery,” Artforum.com 2009
“Davis and Langlois at The Chicago Cultural Center,” Artforum.com 2009
“Joseph Grigely at Te Museum of Contemporary Art, Artforum.com 2008
“Carrie Schneider at Moniquemeloche Gallery,” Artforum.com 2008
 “Maggie Hill at Optical projects,” Artforum.com 2008
“Jeff Koons,” MCA, Modern Painters, October 2008
“Rashid Johnson,” Monique Meloche Gallery, Artforum, November, 2008
“Molly Zuckerman-Hartung,” Julius Caesar, Artforum, October, 2008
“Santiago Cuccullu,” The Milwaukee Art Museum, Artforum, September 2008
“Black Is, Black Ain't” and “Meanwhile in Baghdad” Renaissance Society Chicago, X-tra, 2008
“TL Solein,” Madison Museum of Modern Art, Artforum.com 2008
“Kelly Kaczynski, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, Artforum.com 2008
“Three Hours Between Planes,” Chicago Cultural Center, Timeout Chicago, 2008
“Sabina Ott,” Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, Timeout Chicago, 2008
“I am Eye Beam,” Gallery 400, Chicago, Artforum.com 2008
“Blinky Palermo,” Kunsthalle and Kunstverein, Düsseldorf, Artforum.com 2008
“William Pope. L,” The Art Institute of Chicago, Timeout Chicago, 2008
“Pain Should Not Be Ignored: Conversation with Rodney McMillian on the work of William Pope. L,” Afterall, Summer 2008
“Soft Life,” Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, Timeout Chicago 2008
“Slightly Unbalanced,” Chicago Cultural Center, Timeout Chicago 2008
“Temporary Services,” essay, Art Papers, Summer 2008
“Trisha Donnelly,” Renaissance Society, Chicago, Timeout Chicago 2008
“COI,” essay, bdbbdb.com 2008
“Black Is, Black Ain't,” Renaissance Society Chicago, Timeout Chicago 2008
“Ceramics,” essay, X-tra 2008
“Ed Ruscha,” The Art Institute of Chicago, Artforum.com 2008
“Gaping Hole in Universe,” Dan Hugg, Los Angeles, Artforum.com 2008
“Wide Awake: Santigo Cuccullu” catalogue essay 2007
“Jason Meadows,” Marc Fox, Los Angeles, Artforum.com 2008
“The Suburban: Conversation with Mieka Marple,” The Highlights.org 2008
“Howard Fonda,” Hyde Park Cultural Center, Chicago, Timeout Chicago, 2008
“Indexical Frontier,” INOVA, Milwaukee, Artforum.com 2008
“Jimmy and Jill Baker,” Western Exhibitions, Chicago, Artforum.com 2007
“Ohio,” catalogue essay, College of DuPage 2007
“Mother Tongue: Jason Karolak,” catalogue essay, 2007
“Tim Luan,” Madison Museum of Modern Art, Madison WI, Artforum.com 2007
“Bilingual,” catalogue essay, Columbia College, 2007
“Jana Gunstheimer,” The Art Institute of Chicago, X-tra, 2007
“Scott Short,” Renaissance Society exhibition catalogue 2008
“David Lieske,” Rowley Kennert, Artforum, Summer 2007
“Made in Germany” Hannover, Artforum.com August 2007
“Erik Van Lieshout,” Mass MOCA, Artforum.com
“Pedagogical factory,” Hyde Park Art Center, Artforum.com
2006 McKnight Artist Catalogue essays, MCAD, 2007
“Rudolph Stingel” MCA, Frieze, April 2007
"Mel Bochner,” The Art Institute of Chicago, Frieze, March 2007
“Andrew Guenther,” Bucket Rider Gallery, Artforum 2006
“Maureen Gallace,” Art Institute of Chicago, Frieze, 2006
“Scott Short” catalogue essay, Renaissance Society, Chicago, 2006
“Sophie von Hellermann,” Chisenhale, London, artUS, 2006
“A Sculpture Reader: Contemporary Sculpture Since 1980” essay contribution 2006
“Home of the Free, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, artUS, 2006
“Sarah Kabot; Back to Basics,” catalogue essay, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, 2006
“Alexa Horochowski,” catalogue essay, Minneapolis Institute of Art 2006
“Cecilia Edefalk,” The Art Institute of Chicago, ArtForum, 2006
“David Coyle,” 40,000, artUS, 2006
“At the Edge: Innovative Art in Chicago,” Gallery 400, Art Papers, 2006
Yutaka Sone,” Renaissance Society, artUS, 2006
“For Real,” Hyde Park Art Center, Art Papers, Spring 2006
“Scott Stack,” Moniquemeloche, Art Papers, Summer 2006
“Ashley Macomber, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Artforum, Feb. 2006
“All the Pretty Corpses,” Renaissance Society, artUS
“Pam Wilson,” Moniquemeloche, artUS
“State of Art Criticism,” Art Papers
“Aaron Van Dyke/Eric Lebofsky,” Western Exhibitions, Art Papers, Fall 2005
“M+M,” Palais de Toyko, Art Papers
“CHICAGO,” Art Review, London, 2005
‘Shane Huffman,” Skestos Gabriele Gallery, artUS,
“Michael Asher,” The Art Institute of Chicago, artUS
“CUT,” Milwaukee Art Museum, Artforum, November 2005
“Arnout Mik” at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, artUS, September 2005
“Magnus Von Plessen” at The Art Institute of Chicago, artUS, September 2005
“Practice in Chicago,” ArtReview, May, 2005
“Patrick Hill,” at Shane Campbell, artUS summer 2005
“Su-Mei Tse, at The Renaissance Society, artUS 2005
“Siebren Versteeg,” essay, artUS Spring 2005
“Adam Pendelton,” at Rhona Hoffman Gallery, artUS Spring 2005
“Stan Shellabarger,” at Western Exhibitions, artUS spring 2005
“The Suburban: The Early Years,” Journal for Northwest Issues: Making Spaces, 2005
“Jim Lutes and Susanne Doremus,” at Zolla/Lieberman Gallery artUS, Spring 2005
“Joshua Mosley,” at Donald Young Gallery, artUS, Winter 2005
“Ulrike Ottinger,” at the Renaissance Society, artUS, Fall 2004
“Ian Hamilton Finlay,” at The Arts Club of Chicago, artUS, Fall 2004
“Derek Fansler and Scott Wolniak,” at Dogmatic, artUS, 2004
“Anna Joelsdottir,” at The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Art Papers, Summer 2004
“Marghertita Manzelli,” at The Art Institute of Chicago, Art Papers, Spring 2004
“Cheonea Kim,” Catalogue Essay for exhibition catalogue at Auburn University, 2004
“Joanne Greenbaum,” at Boom, Flash Art, 2004
“Cindy Loehr,” at Moniquemeloche Gallery, artUS, May/June 2004
“Douglas Holst: Flatland” Catalogue Essay, INOVA, The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2004
“Rodney Graham” at Donald Young Gallery, artUS, March/April 2004
“Judy Ledgerwood” at Rhona Hoffman Gallery artUS, January/February 2004
“ Mark Manders,” at The Art Institute and the Renaissance Society, Coterie, February 2004
“Serhey Illin” at INOVA, artUS, January/February 2004
“The Suburban: The Early Years,” Catalogue, 2003
“Thoughts on Contemporary Collectives,” X-tra, December 2003
“Santiago Cucullu,” at Julia Friedman Gallery, Tema Celeste, September-October 2003
“What an Eye” Tony Tasset: Better Me, Catalogue Essay, University Galleries, Illinois State 2003
“Yoshihiro Suda” at The Art Institute of Chicago, artUS, Inaugural Issue Fall 2003
“David Robbins” at The Des Moines Art Center, artUS, Inaugural Issue Fall 2003
Wittenstein’s Cure, Deluxe Projects Publication, Chicago 2003
“Watery, domestic,” at The Renaissance Society, BRIDGE, on-line 2003
“Arnold Odermatt,” at The Art Institute of Chicago, X-tra, January 2003
“Galyen Gerber with Stephen Prina” at The Art Institute of Chicago, Artext, January 2003
“The Others,” exhibition catalogue essay, SAIC Exhibitions Studies Publications, 2002
“Ben Kinmont: Documenta’s Foil,” BRIDGE, on-line 2002
“Jeff Carter” at Vedanta, Tema Celeste, September/ October  2002
“David Robbins,” at Donald Young Gallery, Tema Celeste, Summer 2002
“James Elkins: How to Use your Eyes and Pictures and TearsFrieze, 2002
“ExtraOrdinary: American Places in Contemporary Photography” at Madison Art Center, Afterimage, 2002
“Hirsch Perlman” at Donald Young Gallery, New Art Examiner, 2002
“David Kaiser” at STANDARD, New Art Examiner, 2002
“INOVA” New Art Examiner, March/ April 2002
“Adam Scott” at College of DuPage” New Art Examiner, Nov./Dec. 2001
“Carla Arocha” at Moniquemeloche Gallery Tema Celeste 2001
“Jeff McMahon” at Bodybuilders and Sportsman Gallery, Tema Celeste 2001
Five Artists Essays, McKnight Fellowship exhibition catalogue, 2001
“re-fashion: Klaus Theijil Jakobsen,” Catalogue essay 2001
"Wireless in Wisconsin: The Hermetic Radio Hour,” Frieze 2001
“Serendipity” at McCormick Gallery, New Art Examiner, Nov./Dec. 2001
“B. Wurtz” at Gallery 400, Frieze, 2001
“David Robbins” at INOVA, Frieze, 2001
“Vertical Time: Curtis Whaley” catalogue essay 2001
“Tom Bamberger and Steve Foster” at M. Lord Gallery, New Art Examiner, 2001
“Brad Kahlhamer Almost American” at the Madison Art Center, New Art Examiner, 2001
“Painting on the Edge of the World” at the Walker Art Center, Frieze 2001
“Rob Pruitt” at Gavin Brown Enterprise, Frieze 2001
“Free Basin” at Hyde Park Art Center, Frieze, 2001
“Familiarity to Strangeness: Derrick Buisch” catalogue essay 2000
“Invisible Histories: Leslee Nelson” catalogue essay 2000
“Hardware from the Heartland,” 16 Beaver Project web page, Fall 2000
“Dave Muller and Three Day Weekend,” New Art Examiner, November 2000 p. 22-25.
“Interview with Christopher Sperandio," Cakewalk, Summer, 2000
“Pedro Valez & Jessic Hutchins” at Hermetic Gallery, Frieze, October 2000
“Cold Conceptualism” at Suitable, Frieze, September, 2000                 
“Yvette Brackman,” Purple, Spring 2000
“Arts Not Fine: Yumi Roth” catalogue Essay, Wriston Art Center, Lawrence University, 2000
“Let's Entertain” at the Walker Art Center, Frieze, September 2000
“Carla Arocha” at Vendanta Gallery, Frieze, May/June, 2000
“Things Before Words, Concrete Before Abstraction,” Xtra, Volume 3, 1999
“Jim Shaw: Everything Must Go," Book Review, New Art Examiner, November 1999
“Trouble Spot Painting” at MUKKA Antwerp, Frieze, November/December 1999
“Interview With Luc Tuymans," Art Zine, Fall 1999
“Test Family,” New Art Examiner, October, 1999
“Coercion,” Cakewalk, Fall 1999
“Darren Almond” at the Renaissance Society, Art & Text, Fall 1999
“Examining Pictures” at the MCA, Frieze, November/December 1999
“Stuff” at TBA, Frieze, September 1999
“Pickle Reflection,” Performance Research 4, 1999
“Hello Mr. Soul” at Gallery 400, Frieze, Summer 1999
“Jason Salavon,” Catalogue Essay, College of DuPage, 1999
“Unfinished History” at the Walker Art Center, Frieze, May 1999
“Paul Drueck,” at MAID Layton Gallery, New Art Examiner, May 1999
“Lane Hall and Lisa Moline” at INOVA, New Art Examiner, May 1999
“D'Nell Larsen” at INOVA, Frieze, January 1999
“Interview with Gregory Green, Andrea Zittel, Margaret Honda and Mark Dion,”
Weird Science, exhibition catalogue, Cranbrook Art Museum 1999                 
“Michelle Grabner on Simon Periton,” Frieze, September/October 1998
“Interview with Peter Land,” Cakewalk, Fall/Winter 1998
“Hirsch Farm Project” at the MCA, Frieze, November/December 1998
“Lake Breeze: Abstraction in Chicago,” New Art Examiner, September 19948
“New Artists in Chicago” at the Terra Museum of American Art, New Art Examiner, October 1988
“Gerwald Rockenschaub” at Chicago Project Room, Artlies, Fall 1998
“Mexico Now: Point of Departure” at the Chicago Cultural Center, Artlies, Fall 1998
“Joe Scanlan” at the MCA, Frieze, June/July/August 1998
“Gaylen Gerber” at Chicago Project Room, Frieze, May 1998
“Elixir for the Flesh,” Yolande McKay, exhibition catalogue, Richard Heller Gallery, 1998
“Fuzzy Logic,” Cakewalk, Spring/Summer1998
“Arturo Hererra” at the Renaissance Society, ArtPress, no. 284, April 1998
“Field Painting,” NY Arts Magazine, no.17, January/February 1998
“Mona Hatoum: Positive and Negative,” Frieze, January/ February 1998
“Wendy Jacobs,” Sculpture, September 1998
“Lenny Hoffmann” at INOVA, New Art Examiner, February 1998
“Martin Kersels” at the Madison Art Center, New Art Examiner, March 1998
“Dennis Kowalski” at Baret International, Frieze, March/April 1998
“Robert Gober” at LA MOCA, New Art Examiner, December 1997
“he Eagle Rock Show” at the Eagle Rock Cultural Center, Extra, Fall 1997
“Tony Tasset” at Christopher Grimes, Santa Monica, New Art Examiner, October, p. 50, 1997
“Jorge Pardo: Living Without Boundaries,” Sculpture, December 1997
“Mary Brogger” at the MCA, Chicago, Frieze, November/December 1997
“Carla Preiss and Sarah Whipple,” ArtLies, Fall 1997
“Adult Comics” by Roger Sabin, Electronic Book Review, Fall 1997
“BYOB” at Chicago Project Room, Art + Text, Summer 1997
“Ray Johnson” at Feigen Contemporary, Frieze, Summer 1997
“Ed Ruscha” at the Milwaukee Art Museum, New Art Examiner, June 1997
“Chris Finley” at ACME, Santa Monica, Flash Art, May/June 1997
“M.W. Burns” at Tough, Frieze, May/June 1997
“The Photomontages of Hannah Hoch” at the Walker Art Center, Frieze, March/April 1997
“Smoggy Abstraction: An Interview with Linda Burnham, Roy Dowell and James Scarborough,” LA Muscle, February/March 1997
“Richard Rezac” at Feigen Contemporary, Sculpture, January/February 1997
“Mandy Morrison” at Automatic Gallery, Frieze, January/February 1997
“Negotiating Rapture: The Power of Art to Transform Lives” at the MCA, Frieze, November/December 1996
“Smoggy Abstraction: Recent Los Angeles Painting” at the Haggerty Art Museum, Art Press, November/December 1996
“Critiques of Pure Abstraction” at the Madison Art Center, New Art Examiner, November 1996                                   
“Affinities: Chuck Close and Tom Friedman” at The Art Institute of Chicago, Frieze, September/October 1996
“Liz Young” at the Randolph Street Gallery, Frieze, September/October 1996
“Blumes” at the Milwaukee Art Museum, New Art Examiner, Summer 1996
“Face Forward” at the John Michael Kohler Art Center, New Art Examiner, December 1995
“Milwaukee on View,” New Art Examiner, October 1995
“The Friendly Village,” Art Muscle, October/November 1995
“Judy Hill” at the John Michael Kohler Art Center, Glass Magazine, September 1995
“Stan Douglas” at the Milwaukee Art Museum, New Art Examiner, May 1995
“Bill Viola” at the Madison Art Center, New Art Examiner, February 1995
“New Wisconsin Photography” at the Milwaukee Art Museum, New Art Examiner, May 1995
“Mary Kelly” at the UWM Art Museum, New Art Examiner, Summer 1994
“Chicago's Uncomfortable Spaces,” Art Muscle, February/March 1994
“Currents 22: Felix Gonzalez-Torres” at the Milwaukee Art Museum, New Art Examiner, September 1994
“Tiffany to Ben Tre: A Century of Glass” at the Milwaukee Art Museum, Glass Magazine, July/August 1994
“Fern Shaffer” at Artemisia Gallery, New Art Examiner, September 1991
“Dimensional Labor” at Klein Art Works, New Art Examiner, April 1991
“Lauretta Hogin” at Peter Miller Gallery, Dialogue, January/February 1991
“Elizabeth Newman” at Compass Rose Gallery, New Art Examiner, January 1991
“Pat Murphy” at Artemisia Gallery, New Art Examiner, Summer 1991
“Hanne Darboven: Quartet” at the Renaissance Society, New Art Examiner, April 1991                 
“A Talk with Ed Paschke,” Art Muscle, January/February  1990
“Home is More Than Four Square Walls” at the Adler Cultural Center, New Art Examiner, December 1989
Raw Space at A.R.C. Gallery, exhibition catalogue 1989
“New Talent II," Contemporary Art Workshop, New Art Examiner, November 1989
“Modernism: That Offensive Dogma," Chicago/Art/Write, School of the Art Institute, Chicago, September 1989
“Postmodernism: A Spectacle of Reflexivity,” exhibition catalogue, University Art Museum, 1987
“Masked Allusions: The Works of Dennis Nechvatal and Jill Sebastian” at the Sheboygan Art Center, Art Muscle, January/February 1987 
“Political Art” at Verge Gallery, New Art Examiner, February 1985


Co-authored with Brad Killam

N55 Book, “Essay on Manual for LAND,” Published 2004
The Harry Carey Show, exhibition catalogue and essay, Diverse Works, Houston, TX 1998
Guest Editors, LA Muscle, (LA Issue) February/March Issue 1997
SPF10, Exhibition catalogue, Walkers Point Center for Arts, Milwaukee, WI 1996
POGS, Kryptische Konzepte 1-12, October 1995 pp. 24-27
Brad, Michelle, Mike, Harpers, January 1995 pp.19
Guest Editor, Art Muscle, October/November Issue 1995
All My Violets, Exhibition Catalogue, Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA 1994
Cover Project, Art Muscle, June/July Issue 1993