Selected essays from the late 1980s through into the early aughts.

For a full list of published writings, see CV within Biography.


Kerry James Marshall: Black life, black bodies, and a new art history at the Met Breuer. 4Columns: arts criticism weekly,, 12/09/2016. read online

“Alan B. Stone and the Senses of Place,” Alan B. Stone and the Senses of Place, International Center of Photography, New York. (June 2008 revised 2010). read online

“Contents in Response to the Ministrations of the Woman in Charge,” 2008. read online

“What Are We Selling Here?” Artforum (March 2003), p. 48. read

David Deitcher, Santos, ARTFORUM, 2003

“Sense and Sentimentality,” Parkett, No. 44 (1995), pp. 212-216. download pdf

“The Birth of the Viewer” (catalogue essay), Oeuvres Originales  (Clisson, France, FRAC Garenne Lemot, 1991). download pdf

“Social Aesthetics,” in Brian Wallis, ed., Democracy: A Project by Group Material (Seattle, Bay Press, 1990), pp. 13-46. download pdf

“Ideas and Emotions” (David Wojnarowicz), Artforum, vol. 27, no. 9 (May,1989), pp. 122-127. download pdf