Selected Monographs:



Allen, Gwen, Okwui Enwezor, Nancy Princenthal, and Charles Wylie Paradise, published by Damiani, Bologna, Italy, 2012



Berger, Maurice, Thelma Golden, and Franklin Sirmans, Gary Simmons, published by Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, and The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY, 2002

Gary Simmons, published by CAIS Gallery, Seoul, Korea, 2002



Gordon, Avery, Gary Simmons: Ghost House, published by SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM, 2001


Selected Catalogues and Publications:



Beckwith, Naomi, Valerie Steele, Ekow Eshun, Valerie Steele, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, and Thelma Golden, Duro Olowu: Seeing, published by the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and Prestel, 2020



Black, Matt, ed., Reflections: Matt Black x Gana Art, published by Gana Art, Seoul, South Korea, 2019, pp. 46 – 52 [ill.]



Pedrosa, Adriano, and Tomás Toledo, eds., Historias Afro-Atlanticas: Vol. 1 Catalog, published by Tomie Ohtake Institut, and Museu de arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubrian, São Paulo, Brazil, 2018, pp. 291 [ill.]



Martin, Courtney J., ed., Four Generations: The Joyner/Giuffrida Collection of Abstract Art, published by Gregory R. Miller & Co., New York, NY, 2016, pp. 290 – 292 [ill.]



Keeling, Kara, Amy L. Powell, Raqs Media Collective, and Jeannine Tang, Time/Image, published by Blaffer Art Museum, Houston, TX, 2015

Enwezor, Okwui, All the World's Futures: 56 International Art Exhibition. La Biennale di Venezia, published by Marsilio Editori, Venice, Italy, 2015           

Miller, Dana, and Adam D. Weinberg, Whitney Museum of Art: Handbook of the Collection, published by Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, and Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2015, p. 350 [ill.]

Schwartz, Alexandra, Come As You Are: Art of the 1990s, published by University of California Press, Oakland, CA, 2015

Baker, George, Ann Goldstein, Michael Maltzan, and Shaun Caley Regen, Regen Projects 25, published by Prestel, New York, NY, 2015



Chang, Jeff. Who We Be: The Colorization of America, published by St. Martin's Press, New York, NY, 2014, p. 152

Gonzalez, Rita, David C. Hunt, Christine Y. Kim, Rickey Laurentiis, Mary A. McCay, Franklin Sirmans, and Melissa A. Weber, Prospect 3: Notes for Now, published by Prospect New Orleans, New Orleans, LA/U.S. Biennial Inc., New York, NY, and DelMonico Books/Prestel, New York, NY, 2014, pp. 130 – 131 [ill.]



Galpin, Amy, ed., Behold, America! Art of the United States from Three San Diego Art Museums, published by Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, The San Diego Art Museum, and the Tinken Museum of Art, San Diego, CA, 2013, p. 325

Gioni, Massimiliano, ed., NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set Trash and No Star, published by New Museum, New York, NY, 2013



Dreishpoon, Douglas, Louis Grachos, David Pagel and Heather Pesanti, Decade: Contemporary Collecting 2002 – 2012, published by Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, NY, 2012, pp. 144 – 145

Lott, Jessica and Samir S. Patel, eds., The Bearden Project, published by The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY, pp. 197, 275

Foster, A. Kristen and Kali Murray, Thenceforward, and Forever Free, published by Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, 2012, pp. 20 – 21



Rattemeyer, Christian, The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection: Catalogue Raisonné, published by Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, p. 254

Golden, Thelma, 30 Seconds off an Inch, published by The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY, 2009 p. 49

Hobbs, Robert, Glenn Ligon, Franklin Sirmans, and Michele Wallace, 30 Americans, published by Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL, 2009, pp. 138 – 143



Crawling Along the Edge of a Straight Razor, published by CAIS Gallery, Seoul, South Korea, p. 53 

Godfrey, Mark, Bettina Funcke, Cuauhtemoc Medina, and Jessica Morgan, An Unruly History of the Readymade, published by Fundación Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico, 2008

Sirmans, Franklin, ed., NeoHooDoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith, published by Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2008



Lowry, Glenn D., MoMA Contemporary Highlights, published by Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, 2007, p. 156

Marcoci, Roxana, Comic Abstraction: Image-Breaking, Image-Making, published by Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, 2007, pp. 108 – 113



Blancsube, Michael, Fifth Interpretation of the Collection, La Colección Jumex, Pachuca, Mexico, 2006, pp. 233, 250, 256



Drucker, Johanna, Sweet Dreams: Contemporary Art and Complicity, published by The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, 2005, pp. 112 – 124            

Kantor, Jordan, Drawing from the Modern: After the Endgames, published by Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, 2005, p. 143



Coetzee, Mark, Rubell Family Collection – Not Afraid, published by Phaidon Press Limited, New York, NY, 2004 p. 185

Zabunyan, Elvan, Black is a Color, published by Éditions Dis voir, Paris, France, 2004, pp. 79 – 80



Kertress, Klaus, Photography Transformed: The Metropolitan Bank and Trust Collection, published by Harry N. Abrams, New York, NY, 2002 pp. 192, 253.

Anderson, Maxwell, New York Renaissance– Masterworks From the Whitney Museum ofAmerican Art, published by Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy, 2002, p. 174

Davies, Hugh M., and Toby Kamps, Lateral Thinking: Art of the 1990s, published by Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA, 2002 pp. 112 – 113, 135

New Material as New Media, published by Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA, 2002, pp. 98 – 105, 260 – 263



Anderson, Maxwell, American Visionaries: Selections From the Whitney Museum of American Art, published by Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, 2001, p. 281

Dixon, Jenny, One Planet Under A Groove: Hip Hop And Contemporary Art, published by The Bronx Museum, New York, NY, 2001



Giverny Garden Projects, published by Musée D’Art Americain, Giverny, France, 2000

Modern Contemporary: Art at MoMA Since 1980, published by Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, 2000, p. 470

Glenn Ligon and Gary Simmons, published by Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA, 2000



Phillips, Lisa, The American Century: 1950-2000, published by Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, 1999, p. 339

Steiner, Rochelle, ed., Currents 80: Gary Simmons, published by The Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO, 1999



Princenthal, Nancy, ed., Gary Simmons, published by The Gallery of the Department of Art & Art History, Dana Arts Center, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, NY, 1998

The Campaign Against Living Miserably, published by Royal College of Arts, London, UK, 1998

Perree, Rob, Postcards from Black America, published by Hedendaagse Afrikans-Amerikaanse Kunst, Netherlands, 1998

Bradley, Jessica, Susan Buck-Morss, and Sally Yard, Insite97: Private Time In Public Space, published by Insite97, San Diego, CA, 1998



Rugoff, Ralph, Anthong Vidler, and Peter Wollen, Scene of the Crime, published by Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA, 1997

Siegel, Jeanne. Coming Home Again, published by Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY, 1997

Ardenne, Paul. Art, le présent : La création plasticienne au tournant du XXIe siècle, published by Editions du Regard Paris, France, 1997, p. 183

Fibicher, Bernhard, Wall Drawings, published by Kunsthaus, Zürich., Switzerland, 1997



Gary Simmons, published by Galerie Philippe Rizzo, Paris., France, 1996



Gary Simmons: Erasure Drawings, published by Lannan Foundation, Los Angeles, CA, 1995



Directions: Gary Simmons, published by Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institute, Washington D.C., 1994



Golden, Thelma, Gary Simmons: The Garden of Hate, published by Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, 1992

Coller, Barbara, The Edge of Childhood, published by The Heckscher Museum, Huntington, New York, NY, 1992



Interrogating Identity: The Question of Black Art, published by Grey Art Gallery, NYU, New York, NY, 1991


Selected Articles and Reviews:



Zellen, Jody. “Gary Simmons: The Perfection of Erasure.” Artillery Magazine (November 10, 2020) [ill.] [online]

“Artists Envision a New Kind of Political Poster.” W Magazine (October 22, 2020) [ill.] [online]

Artnet Gallery Network. “Gary Simmons Reckons With the Surveillance State in a Ghostly New Exhbition in Hong Kong.” Artnet News (August 12, 2020) [ill.] [online]

Schwendener, Martha, et al. “2 Art Gallery Shows to Explore From Home.” The New York Times (July 9, 2020) [ill.] [online]

Avgikos, Jan. “Gary Simmons.” Artforum (July/August 2020) p. 144 [ill.]

Carsel, Casey. “Gary Simmons: History as Residue.” Ocula Magazine (May 22, 2020) [ill.] [online]

da Silva, José. “Artists play it up on the backlot.” The Art Newspaper (February 15 – 16, 2020) p. 13 – 14 [ill.]

da Silva, José. “Simmons shakes it like a polaroid picture.” The Art Newspaper (February 13 – 14, 2020) pp. 1, 12 – 13 [ill., cover]

“Frieze LA 2020 Plus Satellite Fairs Pull-Out Guide.” Artlyst (February 12, 2020) [online]

Stromberg, Matt. “Hollywood Myths and Latinx Art Histories at LA’s Frieze Projects.” Hyperallergic (February 10, 2020) [ill.] [online]

Miranda, Carolina. “How Frieze Projects aims to broaden — and subvert — the Hollywood story.” Los Angeles Times (February 7, 2020) [ill.] [online]

Zara, Janelle. “Frieze Projects brings global voices to LA.” Financial Times (February 7, 2020) [online]



Vankin, Deborah. “Frieze Los Angeles will use Paramount backlot to explore truth, lies and Hollywood.” Los Angeles Times (December 17, 2019) [online]

Martin, Brittany. “Frieze Returns to the Paramount Backlot with Installations that Speak to the Political Moment.” Los Angeles Magazine (December 17, 2019) [online]


“Los Angeles Art: Gary Simmons.” Purple Magazine Los Angeles Issue #30 (Fall 2018/Winter 2019) pp. 364 – 365 [ill.]

Herbowy, Greg. “Hands On: Artist Gary Simmons Manipulates Materials and Memories.” Visual Arts Journal: School of Visual Arts Magazine (Fall 2018) pp. 56 – 65 [ill.]

Taft, Catherine. “Gary Simmons: Regen Projects.” Artforum (February 2018) p. 197 [ill.]


Morrisey, Siobhan. “The Rainmaker.” Cultured Magazine (Winter 2017) p. 178 [ill.]

Krug, Simone. “Gary Simmons.” Artforum (December 2017) [ill.] [online]

Zellen, Jody. “Gary Simmons: ‘Fade To Black’ & ‘Balcony Seating Only.” ART NOWLA (December 2017) [ill.] [online]

Knight, Christopher. “Gary Simmons’ ‘Fade to Black’.” Los Angeles Times (October 10, 2017) p. E3

Lewis Jacqueline. “Erase and Rewind.” LALA Magazine (Fall 2017) pp. 150 – 151 [ill.]

Green, Tyler. “No. 300: Gary Simmons.” The Modern Art Notes Podcast (August 3, 2017) [ill.] [online]

Nittle, Nadra. “Forgotten Black Women of Early Hollywood Take Center Stage at CAAM.” KCET (July 17, 2017) [ill.] [online]

Miranda, Carolina, A. “Essential Arts & Culture: Misty Copeland and Dudamel, ‘Heisenberg’ uncertainty, authenticity in casting.” Los Angeles Times (July 14, 2017) [ill.] [online]

Vankin, Deborah. “His art centers on African American actors whose film titles 'Fade to Black'.” Los Angeles Times (July 12, 2017) [ill.] [online]

Barrera, Sandra. “The California African America Museum unveils two new shows about race films of the early 20th century.” The Sun (June 26, 2017) [ill.] [online]

Ehya, Shahrzade. “Gary Simmons: Recapturing Memories of the Black Ark at Southern Exposure.” DailyServing (April 20, 2017) [ill.] [online]

Rosen, Miss. “Gary Simmons is ‘Recapturing Memories of the Black Ark’.” Crave (April 11, 2017) [ill.] [online]

Desmarais, Charles. “‘Memories’ of ska captured in Southern Exposure piece.” SFGate (March 29, 2017) [ill.] [online]

Wagley, Catherine. “Art Picks: Hell on Wheels.” L.A. Weekly (March 17 – 23, 2017) p. 28 [ill.]

Simmons, Gary. “Forward Ever, Backward Never.” Walker Magazine (January 20, 2017) [ill.] [online]



Stryker, Mark. “NYC artist Gary Simmons papers Detroit with vintage music posters.” Detroit Free Press (September 14, 2016) [ill.] [online]

Russeth, Andrew. “THE Writing on the Wall: Gary Simmons on His Show at Anthony Meier in San Francisco.” ARTnews (July 6, 2016) [ill.] [online]

Emory, Sami. “A Rainbow of Rock'n'Roll Posters Turns a Mansion into a Music Shrine.” The Creator’s Project (June 20, 2016) [ill.] [online]

Golden, Thelma. “Before and After: Thelma Golden of ‘Black Male’ (1994-95)” Artforum (Summer 2016) pp. 141 – 142 [ill.]



Bass, Jodie. “Gary Simmons.” BOMB Magazine (January 7, 2015) [ill.] [online]



Dawson, Jessica. “Gary Simmon’s Boxing-Related Art at Two Locations.” The Wall Street Journal (October 24, 2014)

Gwinn, Elizabeth, ed. “2013 Joyce Alexander Wein Artist Prize, Gary Simmons.” The Studio Museum in Harlem Magazine (Winter/Spring 2014) pp. 79 – 80 [ill.]



“Gary Simmons: Downtown Reflections.” (August 26, 2013)

Knight, Christopher. “Review: 'Painting in Place' Flings Open Conceptual Abstraction Doors.” The Los Angeles Times (June 13, 2013)

Knight, Christopher. “Gary Simmons at Regen Projects.” The Los Angeles Times (June 6, 2013)



Becker, Noah. “Gary Simmons.” Art Voices (Winter 2012) pp. 8 –11, [ill., cover]



Selz, Gabrielle. “What’s Black and White and Tread All Over.” Huffington Post (February 24, 2011)

Allen, Gwen. “Reviews: Gary Simmons.” Artforum (February 2011) p. 235



Katchaluba, Oksana. “Gary Simmons.” (Volume IV, Fall 2010)

Baker, Kenneth. “Gary Simmons on ‘70s ‘blaxploitation’ Nostalgia.” San Francisco Chronicle (December 4, 2010)

“Gary Simmons Double Feature.” Artcollector (September/October 2010) pp. 42 – 43



Wylie, Charles. “Words and Images.” Dallas Cowboys Star Gameday (November 1, 2009) 147 – 148



“It Was All A Blur.” V Magazine (#56, Winter 2008) p. 55

Decter, Joshua. “Gary Simmons: Metro Pictures.” Artforum (December 2008) pp. 297 - 298

Knight, Christopher. “Behind ‘Smoke,’ Fiery Messages.” The Los Angeles Times (November 7, 2008) p. E18



Pitcher, Cheri. “Gary Simmons.” Creative Quarterly (Spring 2007) pp. 10 – 15 

Baker, Kenneth. “An Aesthetic Appreciation of quarries.” The San Francisco Chronicle (October 6, 2007)

Riley, Cheryl R. ”Gary Simmons: The Art of Erasure.” Ebony (April 2007) pp. 108 – 112 

Smith, Roberta. “Visions That Flaunt Cartoon Pedigrees.” The New York Times (March 2, 2007) pp. 27, 34



Douglas, Sarah. “Staying Power.” Art + Auction (November 2006) pp. 160 – 167 

Heartney, Eleanor. “Gary Simmons at the Bohen Foundation.” Art in America (October 2006) p. 188

Martegani, Micaela. “Gary Simmons.” Tema Celeste (September/October 2006) p. 78

Cotter, Holland. “Experience Matters: Creators in Midcareer and Beyond.” The New York Times (April 21, 2006) pp. E31, E39

“Gary Simmons: ‘1964’.” Time Out New York (April 13 – 19, 2006) p. 80



Sussman, Elisabeth. “Then and Now: Whitney Biennial 1993.” Art Journal (Spring 2005) pp. 74 – 79

Simmons, Gary. “We’re Going Back: Gary Simmons talks with Rob Swift and Greg Tate.” Yard, 2005, 34 – 41



Kerr, Merrily. “Gary Simmons– If These Walls Could Talk.” Flash Art (January/ February 2003) pp. 98 – 100

Ollman, Leah, “Around the Galleries: Art that’s fresh from the icebox,” The Los Angeles Times (April 4, 2003) p. E27

McGuire, Oz. “Disintegrating Icons.” Kansas City Previews (April/May 2003) p. 100

Ebony, David. “Gary Simmons at the Studio Museum in Harlem.” Art in America (June 2003) p. 116



Golden, Thelma. “Diary.” Slate (February 20, 2002)

Hummer, Tracey. “The Persistence of Memory.” Smock (Winter 2002) pp. 52 – 53

Artner, Alan G. “Memory of Now.” Chicago Tribune (February 21, 2002) p. 3

Russi Kirshner, Judith. “Gary Simmons– Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.” Artforum (Summer 2002) p. 170

Douglas, Sarah. “Gary Simmons: Site Santa Fe.” The Art Newspaper (June 2002) p. 8 

Cline, Lynn. “The Fleeting Work of Gary Simmons.” Pasatiempo (June 21 – 27, 2002) pp. 34 – 36

Glueck, Grace. "For Wall Street's Sake: Art to Lure Visitors Downtown.” The New York Times (June 14, 2002) p. E37

Sundell, Margaret. “Return Engagement.” Time Out New York (October 24 – 31, 2002) pp. 66 – 67

Stevens, Mark. “Gray Matters.” New York Magazine (October 28, 2002) p. 83

Schwendener, Martha. “New York Critics’ Picks – Gary Simmons.” (November 2002)

Pollack, Barbara. “Gary Simmons.” ARTnews (December 2002) p. 116



Zellen, Jody. “Reviews: Los Angeles.” Art Papers (March/April 2001) pp. 52 – 53 

Lee, Morgan. “Art House.” Albuquerque Journal (May 14, 2001) pp. 1, 3

Sirmans, Franklin. “The No-Tech Way Toward Art-Making.” The New York Times (September 2, 2001) p. AR 27

Dannatt, Adrian. “Black Conceptualist Month.” The Art Newspaper (September, 2001) p. 78

Knight, Christopher. “Simmons: Emotions Emerging in Art.” The Los Angeles Times (September 28, 2001) pp. F1, F18

Richard, Frances. “Preview Spring 2002– Gary Simmons.” Artforum (January 2001) pp. 46



Jessica Kerwin. "The Digital Camer." W Magazine (May 2000) pp. 196

Dena Shottenkirk, “Four on the Floor, International Contemporary Art,”
 Issue #66 (Summer 2000) pp. 44

An Artists’ Community Opens Its Doors This Weekend,” The Boston Globe (October 18, 2000)



Baker, George. “Gary Simmons: Metro Pictures.” Artforum (March 1999) p. 113

Moustafa Bayoumi. “Intellectual Spectacle.” Borderlines (No. 48) pp. 12 – 15

Kerman, Byron. "Space Explorer.” The Riverfront Times (December 8 – 14, 1999) p. 27



Hollander, Kurt. “Import/Export: Crossover Dreams.” Art in America (May 1998) pp. 46 – 51

Bhabha, Homi. “The White Stuff.” Artforum (May 1998) pp. 21 – 24

Pagel, David. “Too Close for Comfort.” The Los Angeles Times (June 5, 1998) p. F25

Darling, Michael. “Gary Simmons at Margo Leavin.” LA Weekly (July 2, 1998) p. 58

Fredericksen, Eric. “Drawing Lessons.” The Stranger (July 23, 1998) p. 25

Updike, Ron. “Drawing on a Diverse Palette.” Seattle Times (July 16, 1998)

Isé, Claudine. “Gary Simmons.” Art Issues (September/October 1998) p. 44



Rimanelli, David. “A/Drift.” Artforum International (February 1997) p. 83

Del Re, Gianmarco. “Imagined Communities.” Flash Art (January – February 1997) p. 63.

Sirmans, Franklin. “Remixing the Art World: Art in the Global Marketpace.” Flash Art (May/June 1997) pp. 69 – 72

Princenthal, Nancy. “Gary Simmons: Disappearing Acts.” Art & Text (May – July 1997) pp. 52 - 57

“Curve (Ghoster) & Oh My.” New Observations (No. 115, 1997) pp. 14 – 15 

Bonami, Francesco. “No Place Like Home.” Flash Art (Summer 1997) p. 131

Sherman, Paul. “ICA's Gothic Film Series is a Frightfuly Good Time.” Boston Herald (May 5, 1997)

Smith, Roberta. “The Horror: Updating the Heart of Darkness.” The New York Times (June 1, 1997)



Masterson, Piers. “Imagined Communities.” Art Monthly (March 1996) pp. 33 – 35

Bracewell, Michael. “Beyond These Four Walls.” The Independent (February 1996) p. 13, section 2

Harry, Allister. “Black Community...Who/Us?.” Voice (February 27, 1996)

Kent, Sarah. "Divided We Stand.” Time Out (September 1996) pp. 13, 49

“Take Out: Art.” Time Out New York (March 13 – 20, 1996) p. 3

Karmel, Pepe. “Gary Simmons.” The New York Times (March 22, 1996) p. C27

“MK Expositieruimte: Getekend, Amerika!.” Rotterdam On Line (1996) p. 53

MacAdam, Barbara A. “Varsari Diary: 'Urban Dreamers'.” Artnews (April 1996) pp. 39 – 40 

Miller, Paul D. “Tonic Boom.” The Village Voice (April 2, 1996) p. 72

Colman, David. “Pretty on the Outside.” George (June 1996) pp. 117 – 118

Eskin, Leah. “Gone With the Wind.” Chicago READER (July 5. 1996) pp. 1 – 37 

Carron, Natacha. “Gary Simmons - Philippe Rizzo.” Flash Art (October 1996) p. 118

Volk, Gregory. “Gary Simmons at Metro Pictures” Art in America (October 1996) p. 114

Schwendener, Martha. “Catch My Drift.” Time Out (December 12 – 19, 1996) p. 40

Smith, Roberta. “Finding Art in the Artifacts of the Masses.” The New York Times (December 1, 1996) pp. 43 – 44, 46

Enwezor, Okwui. “Inclusion/Exclusion: Art in the Age of Global Migration and Postcolonialism.” Frieze (March/April 1996) pp. 89 – 90 

Prinzhorn, Martin. “Inclusion/Exclusion.” Texte zur Kunst (March 1996) pp. 183 – 184

Hoffmann, Justin. “Inclusion/Exclusion.” Kunstforum (February – May 1996) pp. 350 – 353 

Puhringer, Alexander. “Inclusion/Exclusion.” Noema (#43, December/January 1996) p. 104

Krumpl, Doris. “Rand-Zonen und die Kunst der Landsvermessung.” Der Standard (September 29, 1996)

Gardner, Paul and Chris Maybach. Art City: Making it in Manhattan VHS, 58 mins (1996)



Tate, Greg. “Start Black-Owned Conceptual Bomber.” Vibe (February 1995)

Nochlin, Linda. “Learning from 'Black Male'.” Art in America (March 1995) pp. 86 – 91

Howell, George. “Gary Simmons: Erasures.” Art Papers (March/April 1995 pp.: 39 – 40 

“If They Built a Memorial to the War In the Streets.” The New York Times Magazine (April 9, 1995) p. 112

Newhall, Edith. “Installation: Now Growing in SoHo.” New York Magazine (May 1, 1995)

Eccles, Tom. “Gary Simmons at The Contemporary and Metro Pictures.” Art in America (July 1995) pp. 83 – 84

Pagel, David. “The Writing's on the Wall.” The Los Angeles Times (September 24, 1995) pp. 63, 66

Knight, Christopher. “Social Studies on the Blackboard.” The Los Angeles Times (October 5, 1995) pp. F1, F8, F10

Pagel, David. “Gary Simmons.” frieze (#24, September/October 1995) pp. 79 – 80

“More Reduction & Erasure at Lannan (But it's not what you think...).” Flash Art (November – December 1995) p. 41

Albertini, Rosanna. “Gary Simmons - Lannan Foundation.” Art Press (#208, December 1995) p. 76

Rugoff, Ralph. “Best & Worst 1995.” Artforum (December 1995) p. 67

Perchuk, Andrew. “Gary Simmons - Lannan Foundation.” Artforum (December 1995) pp. 94 – 95

Knight, Christopher. “Art: Canvassing the Year of Brilliance.” The Los Angeles Times (December 31, 1995) p. 27

Greene, David A. “Imperfect World: Gary Simmons Fights the Power with Subtle Beauty.” Los Angeles Reader (October 7, 1995)



Avgikos, Jan. “Gary Simmons at Metro Pictures.” Artforum (January 1994) p. 87

Stein, Deidre. “The Multiple Multiplies.” Artnews (May 1994) pp. 85 – 86

Cose, Ellis and Peter Plagen. “Black Like Whom?" Newsweek (November 14, 1994) pp. 64 – 67

Clearwater, Bonnie. “Arrested Childhood.” Art Press (December 1994) pp. 33 – 40



Ray, Gene. “Gary Simmons.” Flash Art (January/February 1993) p. 94

Cotter, Holland. “Gary Simmons: Metro Pictures.” The New York Times (October 8, 1993) p. C30

Brumfield, John. “Marginalia: Life in a Day of Black L.A. or, The Theater of Refusal.” Art Issues (No. 29, September/October 1993) pp. 24 – 27

Agboton-Jumeau, Jean-Charles. “Gary Simmons and M. Franklin Sirmans at Galerie Rizzo.” Forum International (October/November 1993) p. 133

Wallach, Amei. “Art with an Attitude.” New York Newsday (March 5, 1993) pp. 52 – 53

Smith, Roberta. “A Whitney Biennial with a Social Conscience.” The New York Times (March 5, 1993) pp. C1, C27



Yasmin Ramiriz. “Gary Simmons.” Art in America (December 1992) p. 116



Smith, Roberta. “The Subversive Stitch.” The New York Times (July 12, 1991)

Levin, Kim. “Choices,” The Village Voice (July 16, 1991)

Carter, Cathy. “Galleries.” The Los Angeles Times (June 28, 1991)

Faust, Gretchen. “NY in Review.” Arts Magazine (February 1991) p. 103

Smith, Roberta. “Interrogating Identity.” The New York Times (March 17, 1991)

Gipe, Lawrence. “Gary Simmons.” Flash Art (October 1991) pp. 142

Susan Kendal. “LA in Review.” Arts Magazine (October 1991) pp. 103

Mahony, Robert. “New York in Review.” Arts Magazine (March 1991) p. 94

Nesbitt, Lois. “Interogating Identity.” Artforum (Summer 1991) p. 115



Anderson, Michael. “Gary Simmons.” Art Issues (March/April 1990) p. 23

Gardner, Colin. “Gary Simmons.” Artforum (March 1990) p. 169

Ischar, Doug. “Articulating Subjectivity.” Artweek (January 18, 1990) p. 11



Frank, Peter. “Pick of the Week.” LA Weekly (December 29, 1989)

Levin, Kim. “Critics Pick.” The Village Voice (Summer 1989)

Cathy Curtis. “Galleries.” The Los Angeles Times (December 15, 1989)