Rico Gatson

Selected Press
(interviews, major articles, reviews)
See biography for complete list.


Corwin, Williams. "Rico Gatson: Icons 2007-2017." The Brooklyn Rail. July 14 2017.

Mitter, Siddhartha. "Black Lives Shine in Rico Gatson's New Show." The Village Voice. July 11 2017.

Sargent, Antwaun. "Colourful Minimalist Collages Preserve the Legacies of 1960s Black Icons" Creators. May 10 2017.

Cunningham, Vinson. "How Radical Can a Portrait Be?" The New Yorker. May 5 2017.

Duron, Maximilíano and Katherine McMahon. "Scenes from the 2017 Armory Show." ArtNews, March 2, 2017.

Farago, Jason and Martha Schwendener. "What to See at New York's Art Fairs This Week." The New York Times, March 2, 2017.

Knoblauch, Loring. "Photography Highlights from the 2017 Armory Show." Collector Daily, March 3, 2017.

Donoghue, Katy. "15 Finds at the Armory Show 2017." Whitewall, March 3, 2017.

Sayed, Sara. "Art at the Armory Show." The Daily Beast, March 3, 2017.

Staff. "Armory 2017." Contemporary And, March 2017.

Staff. "The Armory Show." Steadfast, March 2017.


D’Agostino, Paul. “5 Brooklyn Artists You Need To Know.” The L Magazine, March 13, 2014.

Schmerler, Sarah. “Rico Gatson.” artinamericamagazine.com, October 14, 2014.

Vartanian, Hrag. “Video Program for Lost Lectures Features Rico Gatson, Chelsea Knight, Serkan Özkaya, Zefrey Throwell, Saya Woolfalk, and More.”  Hyperallergic, April 21, 2014.


Diaz, Eva. "Rico Gatson: Ronald Feldman Fine Arts." Artforum 51, no. 10 (Summer 2013): 361.

Martin, Alison.  “Top 5 gallery shows to hit in April.”  Examiner.com.  April 1, 2013. 


Daly, Hannah. “Never Quite Like This Before: Fifteen Years of Gatson.” ARTslant, October 2, 2011. http://www.artslant.com/ny/articles/show/28190.

Hering, Deirdre. “Rico Gatson Remixes Racially Charged Symbols.” The L Magazine, October 31, 2011.

_____. "Rico Gatson Q&A at Exit Art: "I Like Stripes, I Like Glitter."’The L Magazine, November 4, 2011.  http://www.thelmagazine.com/TheMeasure/archives/2011/11/04/rico-gatson-qanda-at-exit-art-i-like-stripes-i-like-glitter

Howard, Christopher. “Critics Picks’: New York, Rico Gatson.” artforum.com, November, 2011.  http://www.artforum.com/picks/section=nyc#picks29265.

Kley, Elizabeth. "Rico Gatson: Beauty and Rage." artnet.com, October 10, 2011. http://www.artnet.com/magazines/reviews/kley/rico-gatson-at-exit-art-10-11-11.asp.

Norman, Lee Ann. “Rico Gatson at Exit Art & Sanford Biggers at the Brooklyn Museum.”MFA SVA,, December 5, 2011. http://artcriticism.sva.edu/?post=rico-gaston-at-exit-art-sanford-biggers-at-the-brooklyn-museum#.Tt_X5SJ7yL4.facebook

Saltz, Jerry.  “Art: Still In.”  New York Magazine (November 7, 2011): 91.

Schultz, Charles. “Rico Gatson: Three Trips Around the Block.” The Brooklyn Rail, December 2011.  http://www.brooklynrail.org/2011/12/artseen/rico-gatson-three-trips-around-the-block

Schnese, Heather.  “Bethel Art Alum’s Work on Exhibit in NYC.”  Bethel University, November 30, 2011. http://www.bethel.edu/news-events/news/2011/november/gatson-exhibit

Staff, “Goings On About Town: Art. Rico Gatson.” The New Yorker, November 2011. http://www.newyorker.com/arts/events/art/rico-gatson-exit-art


Carlin, T.J. “Rico Gatson, Dark Matter.” Time Out New York 701 (March 5-11, 2009): 46.

Smith, Steve. "Playing Langston Hughes’s Jazzy Verse.” The New York Times, March 18, 2009, p. C3.

Wei, Lily. “New Orleans Report, Deliverance: The Biennial.” Art in America 97, no. 2 (February 2009): 43-52.


Holder, Jennifer. "Rico Gatson provokes and inspires at MCAD.” Twin Cities Daily Planet, January 21, 2008.

Riddle, Mason. "Gumbo of Ideas: Rico Gatson at MCAD Gallery.” mnartists.org., January 21, 2008.


Johnson, Ken. "Rico Gatson: ‘African Fractals’.” The New York Times, Friday, April 7, 2006, p. E25.

Nolan, Joe. "Rico Gatson: African Fractals.” Nashville Arts Magazine (July 2006): 18-20.


Cotter, Holland. "Rico Gatson.” The New York Times, Friday, May 21, 2004, p. E27.

Johnson, Ken.  “Fight or Flight.”  The New York Times, Friday, December 10, 2004, p. E38.

Panicelli, Ida. "Rico Gatson.” Artforum XLIII, no. 1 (September 2004): 267.

"Rico Gatson.” The New Yorker, May 24, 2004, p. 22.

Stillman, Nick. "Rico Gatson.” The Brooklyn Rail (May 2004): 15.


"Focus Video and Film.” Flash Art XXXVI, no. 228 (January/February 2003): 88-93.


Griffin, Tim. "Rico Gatson at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts.” Artext, no. 76 (Spring 2002): 90-91.

Kerr, Merrily. "Rico Gatson @ Ronald Feldman.” Flash Art XXXIV, no. 222 (January February 2002): 44.

Pollock, Lindsay. "Freestylin’.” Oneworld 7, no. 2 (Apr/May 2002): 108-09.

Williams, Gregory. "Rico Gatson.” Artforum XL, no. 6 (February 2002): 132.

Willis, Holly. "Cracks in the Mirror.” RES 5, no. 3 (May/June 2002): 21.


Brockington, Horace. "Freestyle: Studio Museum in Harlem.” NY Arts 6, no. 6 (June 2001): 36-37.

Cotter, Holland. "Full Studio Museum Show Starts With 28 Young Artists and a Shoehorn.” The New York Times, May 11, 2001, p. E36.

Naves, Mario. "Post-Everything Art That Leads Nowhere.” The New York Observer, June 11, 2001, p. 17.

Saltz, Jerry. "Post-Black.” Village Voice, May 22, 2001, pp. 51-52.

Schmidt, Jason. "The New Masters.” Vibe (May 2001): 138-43.

Valdez, Sarah. "Freestyling.” Art in America, no. 9 (September 2001): 134-39, 162.

_____. "Rico Gatson.” Time Out New York, no. 323 (December 6-13, 2001): 62.


Fressola, Michael J. "Exhibit Illuminates The Symbol Of Hanukkah.” Staten Island Sunday, December 24, 2000.

Johnson, Ken. "Rico Gatson.” The New York Times, March 17, 2000, p. E38.

Sirmans, Franklin. "The Light Show.” Time Out New York, no.264 (October 12-19, 2000): 58.


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