Selected Monographs:



Costa, Chiara, ed., Lizzie Fitch/Ryan Trecartin: Whether Line, published by Fondazione Prada, Milan, Italy, 2019



Biesenbach, Klaus, Ellen Blumenstein, Stuart Comer, Laura Hoptman, and Thomas Miessgang, Lizzie Fitch/Ryan Trecartin: Site Visit, published by Walther König, Cologne, Germany, 2015
Luckraft, Paul, Maitreyi Maheshwari and Isabel Venero, eds., Fitch/Trecartin: Priority Innfield, published by Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK, 2015



Marta, Karen, and Brian Roettinger, eds., Ryan Trecartin: Yet, published by Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China, and Walther König, Cologne, Germany, 2014



Cornell, Lauren, Jeffrey Deitch, Lizzie Fitch, Kevin McGarry, Linda Norden, and Cindy Sherman, Ryan Trecartin published by Rizzoli, New York, NY, 2011



McGarry, Kevin, I-Be Area, published by Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA, 2008 [exhibition brochure]

Selected Catalogues and Publications:



Kissick, Dean. “The Downward Spiral: 2020.” Spike Art Quarterly (September 12, 2020) [ill.] [online]

Brugger, Ingried and Bettina M. Busse, The Cindy Sherman Effect, published by Schirmer/Mosel, Munich, Germany 2020, pp. 56 – 57 [ill.]



Biesenbach, Klaus and Bettina Funcke, eds., MoMA PS1: A History, published by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, 2019, pp. 252 – 253 [ill.]



Respini, Eva, ed., Art in the Age of the Internet, 1989 to Today, published by The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston, MA, and Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2018, pp. 266 – 269 [ill.]

Still Human, published by Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL, 2018



Phillips, Lisa, ed., 40 Years New, published by New Museum, New York, NY, and Phaidon Press, London, UK, 2017, p. 190 [ill.]

Aarnio, Eija, Leevi Haapala, and Jari-Pekka Vanhala, eds., ARS 17: Hello World!, published by Kansalisgalleria, Helsinki, Finland, 2017, pp. 88 – 91 [ill.]

Manné, Jamie G., ed., and James Tarmy, Unpacking: The Marciano Collection, published by The Maurice and Paul Marciano Art Foundation, Los Angeles, CA, and Prestel, New York, NY, 2017, pp. 246 – 249 [ill.]



Kvaran, Gunnar B., Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth, and Thierry Raspail, Los Angeles – A Fiction, published by Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, Norway, and Musée d’art contemporain de Lyon, Lyon, France, 2016, pp. 271 – 272 [ill.]

Baur, Andreas, ed., Good Space — Political, Aesthetic and Urban Spaces, published by Villa Merkel, Esslingen, Germany, 2016

Boyle, Lauren, Solomon Chase, Marco Roso, and David Toro, eds., 9th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, published by DISTANZ Verlag, and KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany, pp. 286 – 286 [ill.]

Balsom, Erika, Ed Halter, and Omar Kholeif, Electronic Superhighway: From Experiments in Art and Technology to Art After the Internet, published by Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK, 2016



Kuipers, Dean, Station to Station, published by Prestel, New York, NY, 2015, pp. 198 – 199 [ill.]

Castex, Jessica, Toke Lykkeberg, and Angeline Scherf, Co-Workers, published by Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France, 2015
Blessing, Jennifer, Body of Art, published by Phaidon, London, UK, 2015, p. 88 [ill.] 
Writers Respond: Storylines: Contemporary Art at the Guggenheim, published by Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, 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. 384 [ill.]
Cornell, Lauren, and Ryan Trecartin, Surround Audience, published by New Museum and Rizzoli, New York, NY, 2015 
Baker, George, Ann Goldstein, Michael Maltzan, and Shaun Caley Regen, Regen Projects 25, published by Prestel, New York, NY, 2015



Lubin, Avi, and Irit Tal, Dark Times, published by Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery and Michel Kikoïne Foundation, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel, 2014



Bourgeois, Caroline and Michael Govan, Prima Materia, published by Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy, 2013



Curiger, Bice, Riotous Baroque. From Cattelan to Zurbaran – Tributes to Precarious Vitality, published by Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, and Snoeck, Cologne, Germany, 2013, p. 63
Stoschek, Julia, ed., Julia Stoschek Collection, Number Six: Flaming Creatures, published by Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern, Germany, 2012 

Curman, Sofia, and Gunilla Sundén, eds., A Trip to the Moon, published by Albert Bonniers Förlag, Leck, Germany, 2012, pp. 142 – 153



Cornell, Lauren, et al. Free, published by New Museum, New York, NY, 2010         



Philbin, Ann, et al. Hammer Projects 1999–2009, published by Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA, 2009



Alemani, Cecilia, Luca Cerizza, and Raimundas Malasauskas. Present Future 2007, published by Asspcoazopme Artissima, Turin, Italy, November 2007



Huldisch, Henriette, Whitney Biennial 2006: Day For Night, published by Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, 2006, pp. 350 – 351 [ill.]


Selected Articles and Reviews:



Scott, Andrea K., “LMNOP,” The New Yorker (March 19, 2021) [ill.] [online]



Bruce-Jones, Henry. “Ian Isiah explores Ryan Trecartin’s vision of Ohio in ‘Why’ video.” FACT (February 18, 2020) [ill.] [online]



Durbin, Andrew et al. “Frieze Editors Debate the Artist of the Decade.” Frieze (December 13, 2019) [ill.] [online]

Watlington, Emily. “Lizzie Fitch and Ryan Trecartin.” Art in America (September 2019) pp. 104 – 105 [ill.]

Anderson, Ariston. “Immersive Film-Inspired Art Installation Coming to Milan’s Fondazione Prada.” The Hollywood Reporter (March 19, 2019) [ill.] [online]

Jansen, Charlotte. “How Materialistic Are You?” Elephant (March 16, 2019) [ill.] [online]

Stagg, Natasha. “Superstardom & Cinéma Vérité.” Canvas Vol. 15 Issue 2 (March/April 2019) pp. 158 – 161 [ill.]

Spampinato, Francesco. “Neighborhood Watch: Lizzie Fitch and Ryan Trecartin.” Mousse Magazine Issue 67 (Spring 2019) pp. 64 – 67 [ill.]

Glazek, Christopher. “Previews: Ryan Trecartin/Lizzie Fitch, Fondazione Prada.” Artforum (January 2019) p. 85 [ill.]



Smee, Sebastian. “Art’s sharpest social commentators since Andy Warhol reveal the state we’re all in.” The Washington Post (October 12, 2018) [ill.] [online]
Droitcour, Brian. “Broken Links: The Internet Show.” Art in America (September 2018) pp. 64 – 71
Diehl, Travis. “Distributed DISsent.” frieze (March 13, 2018) [ill.] [online]
Rød, Arve. “Frisk Melk.” Dagbladet (March 12, 2018) p. 32
“Lizzie Fitch/Ryan Trecartin.” Cultured Magazine (February/March 2018) p. 71 [ill.]
Choi, Danby. “Samtidskunst på sitt aller beste.” Aftenposten (February 27, 2018) p. 4 [ill.]


Solway, Diane. “placebo pets.” W Magazine (November 2016) pp. 144 – 153 [ill., cover]

Droitcour, Brian. “Past and Future Camera: Lizzie Fitch and Ryan Trecartin’s New Movies.” Art in America (April 15, 2016) [ill.] [online]

Epstein, Ian. “Horror Movies Meet Reality TV in Lizzie Fitch and Ryan Trecartin’s New York Show.” Artsy (April 11, 2016) [ill.] [online]

Lehrer-Graiwer, Sarah. “Ryan Trecartin by Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer.” BOMB Magazine (Spring 2016) pp. 138 – 149 [ill., cover]



Birnbaum, Daniel. “Best of 2015.” Artforum Vol. 54, No. 4 (December 2015) p. 22 – 229 [ill.]
Zhong, Fang. “Totally DISsed: A post-internet art collective is out to remake the world in its own distorted image.” W Magazine (October 2015) pp. 128-130 [ill.]
“The Artists, 40 Under 40 USA.” Apollo: The International Art Magazine (September 1, 2015) [ill.] [online]
Russeth, Andrew. “The 2015 New Museum Triennial is a Pointed, Bracing Survey of Now.” ARTnews (February 25, 2015) [ill.] [online]
Battaglia, Andy. “New Museum Triennial: Art for a Digitalized World.” The Wall Street Journal (February 24, 2015) [ill.] [online]
McGarry, Kevin. “Ryan.” V Magazine (February 2015) [ill.] [online]
Eccles, Tom. “The New Museum Triennial Curators: Lauren Cornell, Ryan Trecartin and Sara O’Keeffe.” ArtReview (January and February 2015) pp. 66-69 [ill.] 



Wagley, Catherine. “Five Artsy Things To Do This Week.” L.A. Weekly (October 31 – November 6, 2014) p. 32 [ill.] 

Tafelski, Tanner. “Goodbye Language, Hello Communication: Jean-Luc Godard and Ryan Trecartin Find a Lingua Franca Beyond Words.” Criticwire (October 31, 2014) [ill.] [online]

Ruiz, Cristina. “Artist Interview: Ryan Trecartin, Long Dark Night of the Soul.” The Art Newspaper No. 262 (November 2014) p. 72 [ill.]
Ruiz, Cristina. “Weird World: Lizzie Fitch/Ryan Trecartin, Zabludowicz Collection, London.” The Art Newspaper (Number 261, October 2014) pp. 38, 97 [ill.] 
Pofalla, Boris. “Man ist, was man performt.” Frankfurter Allgemeine (September 14, 2014) p. 44 [ill.] 
Adams, Georgina. “Los Angeles art market hots up.” Financial Times (September 12, 2014) [ill.] [online]

Biesenbach, Klaus. “Holt Mich Hier Raus!” Monopol (September 2014) pp. 60 - 73 [ill.]

Halter, Ed. “Previews: Berlin, Ryan Trecartin.” Artforum (September 2014) p. 211 

Werthschulte, Christian. “Drag als Normalzustand.” Missy Magazine (September 2014) [ill.] 
Borchedt, Gesine, “Ryan Trecartin – The speedy, narcissistic, smartphone-slick hysteria of the LA-based artist’s films seem echoed in his life, but don’t be deceived: the chaos has a system,” ArtReview, vol 66, no. 5 (Summer 2014) [ill.]
Reichert, Kolja. “Ich Bin Ein Avatar, Holt Mich Hier Raus!” Welt Am Sonntag Nr. 11 (March 16, 2014) p. 52 [ill.]
Gregory, Jarrett. “Networks of Influence, Process and collaboration in the recent    work of Ryan Trecartin.” Flash Art Vol. 47 (March/April 2014) pp. 84 – 89 [ill.]
Tomkins, Calvin. “Experimental People, The Exuberant World of a Video-Art Visionary.” The New Yorker (March 24, 2014) pp. 38 – 46 [ill.]
Estefan, Kareem. “A Cute Idea.” The New Inquiry (February 7, 2014) [ill.] [online]



Hussey, Miciah, “Rob Pruitt’s Art Awards 2013,” Art in America (December 2013) [ill.]
Poundstone, William. “Ryan Trecartin, Three Years Later.” Artinfo.com (December 2, 2013) [ill.] [online]
Ruiz, Cristina, “Venice Makes the Art World Go Round,” The Art Newpaper (June 13, 2013)
Truax, Stephen, “The Impossible Desire of the Encyclopedic Palace,” Hyperallergic (June 10, 2013)        
Fulton, Jeni, “Review// The 55th Biennale di Venzia,” Berlin Art Link (June 9, 2013)
Roudier, Marc, “Biennale de Venise: Les Videos de Ryan Trecartin qui bougent le monde,” Inferno Magazine Online (June 6, 2013)
Everett-Green, Robert, "A Chance for Your Own 10 Seconds of Fame," The Globe and Mail (June 5, 2013)
Cotter, Holland, “Beyond the ‘Palace,’ an International Tour in One City,” The New York Times (June 6, 2013) pp. C1, C5
Vogel, Carol. “Ripples of Rumination: A Biennale About Looking Closely, Not Just Consuming.” The New York Times (June 3, 2013)
Wullschlager, Jackie. “A Picasso for the Facebook age.” Financial Times (June 1/2, 2013)
Graiwer, Sarah Lehrer, “In the Studio: Ryan Trecartin.” Art in America (June/July 2013)
Dukoff, Lauren, “The Director’s Selection: Ryan Trecartin.” L’Uomo Vogue (May/June 2013)
“Ryan Trecartin Featured in the 55th Venice Biennale International Art Exhibtion.” Art.BroadwayWorld.com (May 29, 2013)
“Venice: The Francois Pinault Collection Presents “Prima Materia”,” Whitewall Online (May 29, 2013)
Bishop, Claire. “Ruled Out.” Artforum (October 2013) pp. 127 – 128 [ill.]
Estefan, Kareem. “Deep Code: Artists and Poets Are Manipulating Language in Ways That Challenge Digital Culture’s Most Persistent Myths.” Art in America (September 2013) pp. 122 – 129 [ill.]
Bankowsky, Jack. “Best of 2013: Jack Bankowsky.” Artforum (December 2013) pp. 214 – 215 [ill., cover]
“Zabludowicz Collection Celebrates 20 Years Championing Emerging International Artists.” Artlyst.com (November 13, 2013) [ill.] [online]
Saltz, Rachel. “Film: New Home for a Festival.” The New York Times (December 8, 2013) p. AR4 [ill.]



Trecartin, Ryan. “Media Study: Ryan Trecartin.” Artforum (September 2012) p. 471 [ill.]

Bishop, Claire. “Digital Divide.” Artforum (September 2012) pp. 434 – 441 [ill.]



Schjeldahl, Peter. “The Year in Art: De Kooning Keeps Happening.” The New Yorker (December 29, 2011)
Melendez, Franklin. “Ryan Trecartin and Lizzie Fitch.” Artforum.com (December 26, 2011)
Douglas, Sarah, Michael H. Miller, Dan Durray, and Andrew Russeth. “ It Was a    Very Good Year… Sort of.” The New York Observer (December 20, 2011)
Smith, Roberta. “Substance and Spectacle.” The New York Times (December 16, 2011)
Trebay, Guy. “Riding, Artfully, Into the Sunset.” The New York Times (December 10, 2011)
Vezzoli, Francesco. “Ryan Trecartin: The Texan Artist According to Francesco Vezzoli.” L’Uomo Vogue (December 2011)
Wiley, Chriss. “Critics Picks: 2011,” Artforum.com (December 2011)
Ozols, Victor. “Ryan Trecartin is a Man of Many Mediums.” BlackBook (November 3, 2011)
Glazek, Christopher. “On Ryan Trecartin.” N+1 (September 21, 2011)
Mack, Joshua. “Ryan Trecartin at MoMA PS1.” Art Review (September 20, 2011)        
MacQueen, Kathleen. “Shifting Connections: Summer Shorts.” BOMBlog (September 2, 2011)
Marshall, Piper. “Hack The Planet.” Artforum.com (September 2, 2011)
Kuang, Cliff. “Meet Ryan Trecartin, Art’s First Genius of the YouTube Age.” Fast Company | Co.Design (August 30, 2011)
Davis, Ben. “Searching for Humanity in Ryan Trecartin’s Digital Dystopia.” ARTINFO (August 29, 2011)
Droitcour, Brian. “Making Word: Ryan Trecartin as Poet.” Rhizome (July 27, 2011)
Spaminato, Francesco. “Ryan Trecartin.” L’Uomo Vogue (July 26, 2011)

Schjeldahl, Peter. “Party On: Ryan Trecartin at P.S. 1.” The New Yorker (June 27, 2011) pp. 84 – 85 [ill.]
Gopnik, Blake. “A Brilliant Web Overdose.” The Daily Beast (June 24, 2011)
Smith, Roberta. “Like Living, Only More So.” The New York Times (June 24, 2011) pp. C25 – C26 [ill.]
Wolff, Rachel. The Wall Street Journal (June 18, 2011)
Kramer, David Jacob. “Controlling the Chaos,” Paper (June 17, 2011)
Kowalinski, Michael. “Ryan Trecartin’s Any Ever.” Dazed Digital (June 17, 2011)

Walleston, Aimee “Ryan Trecartin.” Flash Art (May/June 2011) [ill.]
Podesva, Kristina Lee. “When the time comes you won’t understand the battlefield,” Fillip (Spring 2011) pp. 100 – 105 [ill.]



Hothi, Ajay RS. “It’s not punishment, it’s just whatever.” APEngine (December 7, 2010)
Bankowsky, Jack. “Best of 2010.” Artforum 49, no. 4 (December 2010) 
Trecartin, Ryan. “Ryan Trecartin Interviewed by Steve Lafreniere.” VICE (November 2010)
Bedford, Christopher. “Ryan Trecartin: MoCA Pacific Design Center.” Artforum (November 2010) p. 269 [ill.]
Lubow, Arthur. “Ryan’s Web.” W Magazine (November 2010) pp. 138 - 143 [ill.]
Karcher, Eva. “Verruckt werden mit der Kunst.” Suddeutsche Zeitung (September 27, 2010)
Ward, Ossian. “Liverpool Biennial 2010.” Time Out London (September 24, 2010)
Searle, Adrian. “Back in Business at the Liverpool Biennial.” Guardian (September 20, 2010)

Neil, Jonathan T.D.. “Ryan Trecartin: Taking the Real World to another planet.” Art Review (September 2010) pp. 72 – 77 [ill., cover]
Cwelich, Lorraine. “Ryan Trecartin: Art for the Age of YouTube.” The Wall Street Journal (July 20, 2010)

Kennedy, Randy. “Art Made at the Speed of the Internet: Don’t Say ‘Geek’; Say ‘Collaborator’.” The New York Times (April 19, 2010) p. C1 [ill.]
Leclere, Mary. “The Question of (e)quality: Art in the Age of Facebook.” X-Tra 12, no. 3 (Spring 2010)

Davies, Jon. “Ryan Trecartin: Data Purge.” Switch (Spring 2010) pp. 20 – 25 [ill.] 
Kazanjian, Dodie. “The Body Eccentric.” Vogue (February 2010) pp. 188 – 193 [ill.]
Spampinato, Francesco. “Still Life Channel,” Flash Art no. 280 (February, 2010)



Dailey, Meghan, Shape of Things to Come: New Sculpture, published by Rizzoli, New York, NY, 2009        

Koestenbaum, Wayne. “Situation Hacker: The Art of Ryan Trecartin.” Artforum (Summer 2009) pp. 272 – 279 
Schjeldahl, Peter. “Their Generation: ‘Younger Than Jesus’ at the New Museum.” The New Yorker (April 20, 2009) pp. 116 – 117 [ill.]
Halle, Howard. “The Generational: Younger than Jesus.” Time Out New York (April 16 – 22, 2009) p. 45 [ill.]
Cotter, Holland. “Young Artists Caught in the Act.” The New York Times (April 10, 2009)
Saltz, Jerry. “‘Jesus’ Saves: God bless the New Museum’s tantalizing triennial.” New York Magazine (April 20, 2009) pp. 68 – 69 [ill.]

Kennedy, Randy. “His Nonlinear Reality, and Welcome to It.” The New York Times (February 1, 2009) AR1, AR30 [ill.]

Stillman, Nick. “Youth Initiative.” Artforum (January 2009) p. 115 [ill.]



Alemani, Cecilia. “Theatre for Generation Y.” Mousse no. 15 (September 2008)
Walleston, Aimee. “Hi-Speed Video Machine: The Frenetic Pace of Artist Ryan Trecartin.” Tokion (Fall 2008)
Saltz, Jerry. “The New York Canon.” Artnet (April 23, 2008)

Rosenberg, Karen. “What’s on the Art Box? Spins, Satire and Camp.” The New York Times (January 11, 2008) p. E36 [ill.]

Cotter, Holland. “Video Art Thinks Big: That’s Showbiz.” The New York Times pp. 1, 18 (January 6, 2008) [ill.]



Frankel, David. “Ryan Trecartin: Elizabeth Dee Gallery.” Artforum (December 2007) pp. 353 – 354 [ill.]
Singer, Debra. “Best of 2007: On the Ground, New York.” Artforum (December 2007) pp. 284 – 287 [ill.]

Montreuil, Gregory. “Ryan Trecartin: Elizabeth Dee Gallery.” Flash Art (November – December 2007) [ill.] 

Saltz, Jerry. “Has Money Ruined Art?” New York (October 15, 2007)

Wolff, Rachel. “Young Masters.” New York Magazine (October 15, 2007) [ill.]

“Ryan Trecartin.” The New Yorker (October 1, 2007) p. 22
Cotter, Holland. “Art in Review: Ryan Trecartin.” The New York Times (September 28, 2007) p. E37 [ill.]
Pollack, Barbara. “Ryan Trecartin, ‘I-Be Area’.” Time Out New York (September 27 – October 3, 2007) [ill.]
Schwendener, Martha. “Ryan Trecartin.” The New Yorker (October 1, 2007)
Wang, Michael. “Streaming Creatures: New Generations of Queer Video Art.” Modern Painters (June 2007)
Alemani, Cecilia, “Critic’s Pick: Ryan Trecartin and Lizzie Fitch.” Artforum.com (February 8, 2007)



Hainley, Bruce. “Artquake.” The New York Times Magazine (October 1, 2006)
Crow, Kelly. “The 23 Year Old Masters.” The Wall Street Journal (April 14, 2006)
Saltz, Jerry. “Biennial in Babylon.” Village Voice (March 1, 2006)
Willis, Hollis. LA Weekly (February 24, 2006)
Knight, Christopher. “Transformation Caught on Video.” Los Angeles Times (February 24, 2006)
Cooper, Dennis. “First Take: Ryan Trecartin.” Artforum 44, no. 5 (January 2006)