Barbara Ess

2020

White, Katie. "Lonely Days Can Make for Great Art. Here’s How 10 Artists Found Inspiration in Isolation, From a Bedridden Frida Kahlo to a Jailed Egon Schiele", Artnet News, May 19.
Di Liscia, Valentina. "The Artists Who Found Inspiration in Isolation", Hyperallergic, Mar. 20.
Gavin, Francesca. "Five artists to discover at New York’s Independent Art Fair", How to Spend It, Mar. 3.

2019

Kovel, Sophie. "Critics' Picks: Barbara Ess", Artforum, Apr.
Fateman, Johanna, "Goings On About Town: Barbara Ess", The New Yorker, Apr.
"Barbara Ess, 'Someone To Watch Over Me'", Time Out New York, Apr. 8.
"Barbara Ess, Promise, 2007", Elephant, Apr. 20.
Heinrich, Will. "New York Art Galleries: What to See Right Now", The New York Times, Apr. 30.
Kotecha, Shiv. "The Shows To See Around Town During Frieze New York", Frieze, Apr. 30.
Lehrer, Adam. "Collapsed Distance: Barbara Ess Observes and Surveils at Magenta Plains", Filthy Dreams, May 2.
Leung, Izzy. "Barbara Ess is Always Watching", Aperture, May 17.
Bianchi, Francesca. "Lower East Side, New York | Gallerie d’arte alternative", Salt Editions, May 22.
Pollack, Maika. "Around New York: On Some of the Season’s Best Shows, From Hilma af Klint to Mary Beth Edelson", ARTnews, May 24.
Schwabsky, Barry. "Photographing the Otherworldly and the Abject", The Nation, Jun. 14.
Wilson, Michael. "Barbara Ess: Someone to Watch Over Me", Photograph Magazine, Jul./Aug.

2014

Knight, Christopher. “The Way We Live Now at Gallery Luisotti,” LA Times, Aug. 23.

2011

Kane, Tim. “Barbara Ess’s Photographs Examine Public-Private Border”, Times Union, Nov. 22.

2010

Aarons, Philip E. and Andrew Roth, eds. In Numbers: Serial Publications by Artists Since 1955, JRP Ringler: Geneva, Swiz.

2004

Johnson, Ken. “Review”, New York Times, Jun. 11.
Aletti, Vince. “Review”, The Village Voice, Jun. 14.

2003

Sozanski, Edward J. “Crude, Alluring Images”, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Sep. 12.

2002

Harris, Melissa ed., essay by R.H. Cravens, “Photography Past Forward”, Aperture Foundation.
Aletti, Vince. “The Best Photography Books of 2001: Eyes Wide Open”, The Village Voice, Jan. 22.
Butcher, Bleddyn. “Soundcheck”, The Wire, Feb.
Coleman, A.D. “Books: Fantastic Voyages and Street Life”, ARTNews, Feb.

2001

Ess, Barbara. I Am Not This Body, monograph with text by Michael Cunningham et al., Aperture: New York, NY.
Harris, Jane. "Aura Fixation: Old Technology for New Photography”, Art on Paper, Jan./Feb.

2000

Schmerler, Sarah. “Review”, Art in America, Nov.

1999

Blind Spot No. 13

1998

Glueck, Grace. “Review”, New York Times, May 1.

1996

Princenthal, Nancy. “Barbara Ess at Curt Marcus”, Art in America, Dec.
Lillington, David. “Being Me”, Creative Camera, Oct./Nov.
Searle, Adrian. “Review”, The Guardian (UK), Aug. 27.
Dieckmann, Katherine. “In the Clear”, The Village Voice, May 28.

1994

Levi-Strauss, David. “Review”, Artforum, Summer.
Volk,Gregory. “Review”, Art News, Sept.
Blair, Dike. “Review”, Flash Art, Summer.
Sacha, Craddock. “Review”, The London Times, May 17.

1993

Kohen, Helen L. "Photographs' truths are in eyes of the beholder", The Miami Herald, Aug. 15.
Smith, P.C. "Complex Vision", Art in America, Mar.

1992

Seward, Keith. “Review”, Artforum, Sept.
Schjeldahl, Peter. "Fogmeister", The Village Voice, Apr. 28.

1991

Rosenzweig, Phyllis. et al. Mattress Factory: Installation and Performance 1982-1989, Mattress Factory: Pittsburg, PA

1990

Sullivan, Constance, ed., Women Photographers, Harry N. Abrams: New York, NY.
Princenthal, Nancy. "Barbara Ess: Machine Dreams", The Print Collectors Newsletter, Dec.
Sorenson, Dina. "Barbara Ess", Arts Magazine, Oct.
McCormick, Carlo. "XY Ess", Artforum, Summer.
Aletti, Vince. "Fuzz Box", The Village Voice, May 22.
Phyllis, Freeman et al., eds, New Art, Harry N. Abrams: New York, NY.

1989

Smith, Joshua P. et al., Photography of Invention, Nat’l Museum of American Art/Smithsonian Institute and MIT Press: New York, Cambridge; NY, MS.

1988

Caley, Shawn. “Reviews: Barbara Ess.” Flash Art (Milan), Summer.
Schwabsky, Barry. “Spotlight: Non in Codice.” Flash Art (Milan),Jan./Feb.

1987

Aletti, Vince. “Shooting from the Hip.” The Village Voice , May 12.
Cameron, Dan. “Mental theater: The Art of Barbara Ess.” Arts Magazine, Summer.
Gardner, Colin. “The Art Galleries.” Los Angeles Times, Jun. 19
Haus, Mary Ellen. “Barbara Ess: The Mind’s Eye.” ARTnews , Nov.

1986

Cotter, Holland. “Reviews: Garnett Puett/Barbara Ess.” Flash Art (Milan), Dec./Jan.
Marzorati, Gerald. “The Getty’s ‘Whisper’ and Ess’s Essence.” Vanity Fair, Sept.
“On Exhibit: February 8 through March 22.” C.E.P.A. Quarterly Newsletter, Winter.
Saltz, Jerry. Beyond Boundaries: New York’s New Art. Alfred Van Der Marck Editions.
Zeichner, A. “Art Pick of the Week.” L.A. Weekly, Dec.

1985

Cameron, Dan. “Springtime on the Fringe.” Arts Magazine, Sept.
Fisher, Jean. “Reviews: Barbara Ess.” Artforum, Sept.
Gambrell, Jamey. “Barbara Ess at Cable.” Art in America , Oct.
Grundberg, Andy “Barbara Ess.” The New York Times, Jun. 14.
McKenna, Kristine “Wilshire Center.” Los Angeles Times, Jul. 26.
“The Mirror Crack’d: Special Photo Section.” Redtape, no. 6 (1985-1986): unpag.
Mueller, Cookie. “Art and About.” Details, Jun.
Tatransky, Valentin. “ARTS reviews: Barbara Ess.” Arts Magazine, Sept.

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