Bilbiography: Merlin James

MERLIN JAMES

BIBLIOGRAPHY

SOLO EXHIBITION PUBLICATIONS:  Merlin James, “Signal Box”, the KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, 2014 / Merlin James, Parasol Unit, London, 2013 / Merlin James: In The Gallery, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, 2012 / Merlin James, 52nd Venice Biennale, 2007 / Merlin James: Recent Paintings, Vitamin Arte, Turin, 2004 (interview by Ilaria Bonacossa) / Merlin James: Easel Paintings, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh, 2004 / Pictures, Lubrina Editore/Brent Sikkema, New York, 2002 (text by Ilaria Bonacossa) / Merlin James: Critical Pictures, / Picker Gallery, University of Kingston (UK) 1996 (text by Juan Cruz) / Merlin James, exhibition leaflet, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, 1996 (Interview by Simon Wallis) / Poussin’s Phocion, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (UK) 1995  (text by the artist) / Poussin’s Phocion and other work, pamphlet with limited edition print, Standpoint Studios, London, 1995 (text by the artist) / Merlin James, Albemarle Gallery, London, 1991 (text by the artist)

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITION CATALOGUES AND PUBLICATIONS: 2016 “Affiliate Yearbook”, edited by Tina Fisk, Universty of Glasgow 2015 “Painting is Not Doomed to Repeat Itself,” text by John Yau, Hollis Taggart, New York / “Vital Signs”, London 2013 “SS Blue Racket”, text by Simon Bayliss, Karst, Plymouth UK / “Inevitable Figuration”, texts by Marco Bazzini and Davide Ferri, Fondazione Pecci, Prato 2012 “Interior Visions”, text by Sanford Schwartz, Colby College Art Gallery, Waterville 2011 “Between My Head and My Hand […]”, pamphlet, text by Kirsten Kennedy, Feldman Gallery, Portland, 2011 2010 “Another Country”, text by Brendan Prenderville, Estorick Collection, London / “An Eclectic Eye”: Selections from the Dan Leach Collection, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ, 2010 Kallat 2009 “Doppio Gobbo” text by Luca Francesconi, Fluxia Gallery, Milan 2006 “M di Mare”, text by Fabio Tiboni, Galleria Fabjbasaglia, Rimini 2005 “Painting Direct”, texts by William Feaver and Rolf Lauter, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim / “Seeing Things: New British Painting”, text by Davide Ferri, Galleria Fabjbasaglia, Rimini / “Short Stories About Painting”, Art Space gallery, London 2005 (text by the artist) / “Contemporary Painting”, artist’s statement by Merlin James, Colby College Art Gallery, Waterville, Maine / “White Window”, text by Jane Lee, Canterbury 2003 “The Lazarus Effect”, Prague Biennale, Prague / “Yes! I am a long way from home”, Huddersfield Art Gallery, Huddersfield, 2003 1999 Landscape, Saatchi Gallery, London, 1999 / “River Deep, Mountain High”, text by Kier Smith, Westland Place, London, 1999 / “EAST international”, artist’s statement by Merlin James, Norwich university College of the Arts, Norwich, 1999 1998 “Raum”, notebook texts by Merlin James, Kunstlerhaus Vienna, 1998

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (EXCLUDING THE WEB): 2013 James Cahill, review, Burlington Magazine, August 2013 / Anon., review, The Week (UK), August 3rd 2013 / Eddy Frankel, review, Time Out London, June 20th 2013 / Mara Hoberman, review, Artforum, April 2013 2012 Chris Fite-Wassilak, text in Frieze Art Fair, New York 2012–13; London, 2012 / Cristin Leach Hughes, review, The Sunday Times Ireland, 4 Mar. 2012 / Aidan Dunne, review, The Irish Times, 23 Feb. 2012 Matthew Higgs, ‘Top Ten’, 2011 Artforum, Dec. 2011 / Ara H. Merjian, review, Frieze magazine, Nov. 2011 / Suzanne Hudson, review, Artforum, Nov. 2011 / Charles Marshall Schultz, review, Art in America, Nov. 2011 / Lance Esplund, review, Wall Street Journal, 23 July 2011 / Jennifer Coates, review, Time Out New York, 5 July 2011 / Morgan Falconer, text in Barry Schwabsky et al., Vitamin P2, Phaidon, London, 2011 2010 John Yau, review, Brooklyn Rail, July/Aug. 2010 2009 Barry Schwabsky, review, Artforum, Feb. 2009 / Tim Stott, review, Art Review, Jan. 2009 2008 John Yau, review, Brooklyn Rail, Feb. 2008 / Sherman Sam, article, MAP magazine, Jan. 2008 / Lisa Turvey, review, Artforum, Feb. 2008 / Ken Johnson, review, New York Times, 11 Jan. 2008 2007 R.C. Baker, review, Village Voice, New York, 18 Dec. 2007 / David Cohen, review, New York Sun, 13 Dec. 2007 / Duncan Macmillan, review, The Scotsman, 15 June, 2007 / John Goodrich, review, New York Sun, 8 Mar. 2007 / Claude Laurent, review, La Libre Belgique, 21 Feb. 2007 / Dominique Legrand, review, Le Soir, Brussels, 31 Jan. 2007 2006 Martin Coomer, review, Time Out London, 12 Apr. 2006 / Faye Hirsch, article, Art in America, Apr. 2006 / Hilarie Sheets, review, Art News, Mar. 2006 / Neil McClister, review, Artforum, Mar. 2006 / Roger White, review, Brooklyn Rail, Feb. 2006 / Roberta Smith, review, New York Times, 20 Jan. 2006 2005 William Staples, interview, Blunt Art Text 1, Chicago, 2005 / David Cohen, review, New York Sun, 22 Dec. 2005 / Aidan Dunne, review, The Irish Times, 12 Oct. / Peter Jones, article, Turps Banana, Issue 1, London, 2005 / Paul Bonaventura and Merlin James in conversation, V&A Magazine, London, Spring 2005 / Neil Tate and Andreas Leventis, article, Miser & Now magazine, London, Issue 5, 2005 / Licia Pagnesi, Merlin James, Arte magazine, Italy, Feb. 2005 / Licia Pagnesi, article, Arte magazine, Italy, June 2004 Gary McDonald, article, Miser & Now magazine, Issue 3, London, 2004 / Susan Mansfield, review, The Scotsman, 25 Mar. 2004 2003 Jane Neel, review, Contemporary, Issue 55, 2003 / Louisa Buck, review, The Art Newspaper, June 2003 / Martin Coomer, review, Time Out London, 28 May 2003 2002 Peter Schjeldahl, notice, The New Yorker, 17 June 2002 / Aidan Dunne, review, The Irish Times, 18 Jan. 2002 / Emma Kay, review, Contemporary Visual Art, Jan. 2002 2001 Philippe Dagen, ‘La peinture en Grande Forme’, review, Le Monde, 11 June 2001 / Hilarie Sheets, ‘Reinventing the Landscape’, Art News, Mar. 2001 / Martin Coomer, review, Time Out London, 7 Feb. 2001 1999 Joe Fyfe, James Hyde and Merlin James, Modern Painters, Autumn 1999 / Ken Johnson, New York Times, 22 Oct. 1999 / British Art in the 90s: The Saatchi Decade, Booth-Clibborn Editions, London, 1999 / Barry Schwabsky, ‘Suddenly This Summer’, Art in America, Oct. 1999 1998 David Cohen, review, Art in America, Feb. 1998 / Jane Lee and Merlin James, interview, Transcript magazine, Vol. III, No. 2, 1998 1997 Martin Coomer, review, Flash Art, July 1997 / Martin Coomer, review, Time Out London, 25 Feb. 1997  1996 David Cohen, ‘Painting with Attitude’, review, The Independent, 27 Aug. 1996 1995 David Cohen, ‘A Fine Anxiety’, article, Modern Painters, Spring 1995 1991 Art Line, review, Summer 1991 / John Cornall, ‘Night-Time Interiors’, review, The London Magazine, June 1991 / Merlin James, ‘Random Notes’, reproductions and statement 1988 The London Magazine, Aug./Sept. 1988