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Ed Atkins

Exhibition Catalogues, Artist Books and Monographs
Ed Atkins: Get Life/ Love's Work. New York: New Museum 2021. Text by Ed Atkins, Erika Balson, Mark Leckey, Julie Martin, Madeline Weisburg.
Drawings for Children. Cologne: Walther Koenig 2021.
Old Food. London: Fitzcarraldo Editions, 2019.
A Primer for Cadavers. London: Fitzcarraldo Editions, 2016.
Ruf, Beatrix, Julia Stoschek, Thomas D. Trummer eds. Ed Atkins. Geneva: JRP Editions 2014. Texts by Ed Atkins, Beatrix Ruf, Joe Luna.
12th Lyon Biennale – Meanwhile... Suddently and Then. Dijon: Les Presses du Réel, 2013.
Selected Articles and Reviews
Durbin, Andrew. "Ed Atkins and Steven Zultanski on their Daring New Play," Frieze, March 15, 2022.
Atkins, Ed. “The Darkness of Our Reflection,” Trebuchet, Issue 11, February 2022.
“Top 100,” Monopol Magazine, December 2021.
Foster, Hal. “CLOSE-UP: YOUR LOSS, Hal Foster on Ed Atkins’s The Worm, 2021,” Artforum, October 2021.
Jason Farago. “Ed Atkins and His Mum Art Starring in a Museum Show,” The New York Times, July 2021.
Ruf, Beatriz. “Questionnaire: Beatrix Ruf,” Frieze, March 2020.
Pes Javier & Rea Naomi. “A World-Famous Curator Is Working 18-Hour Days to Put One of Italy’s Top Museums Online So Italians Can Visit From Quarantine,” Artnet, March 2020.
Dafoe, Taylor. “Nan Goldin, Kara Walker, and the DIS Art Collective Are Among the Hundreds of Cultural Figures Endorsing Bernie Sanders for US President,” Artnet, February 2020.
Westall, Mark. “Ed Atkins new exhibition Live White Slime opens this week,” Fad Magazine, February 2020.
“Ed Atkins Gavin Brown’s Enterprise,” Art in America, January 2020.
“The Assembled Human,” Artbook, Spring 2020.
Lusiardi, Federica. “Bologna | AGAINandAGAINandAGAINand at MAMbo explores the theme of cyclical time,” inexhibit, January 2020.
“New Contemporaries,” e-flux, January 2020.
Bibeau, Petra. “Review: Ed Atkins @ Gavin Brown’s enterprise,”, January 2020.
Harbison, Isobel. “Old Food,” ArtReview, January 2020.
Watlington, Emily. “Ed Atkins’s new work shows that his real medium might be poetry,” Art in America, January 2020.
Ammirati, Domenick. “You Better WeWork,” Artforum, December 2019.
Greenberger, Alex. “The Year in Screens: The Defining Moving Image and Digital Works of 2019,” ARTnews, December 2019.
Abrams, Amah-Rose. “Julia Stoschek on the Extreme Care It Takes to Build a New Media Art Collection,” Artsy, December 2019.
“New Contemporaries,” e-flux, December 2019.
Bianchini, Riccardo. “KUB-Kunsthaus Bregenz,” inexibit, November 2019.
“Short films, video art the focus of .giff Festival,” BusinessWorld, November 2019.
Cohen, Alina. “Why Video is the art form of the moment,” Artsy, November 2019.
“Paul Hamlyn Foundation Names 2019 Recipients of Awards for Artists,” Artforum, November 2019.
“Paul Hamlyn Foundation Announces 2019 Recipients of Awards for Artists,” Artlyst, November 2019.
“What Can You Expect at This Year’s Performa? A Haunted High School Talent Show, a Six-Hour Clay Dance, and More,” Artnet News, October 2019.
“Polly Staple Named Director of Tate's Collection of British Art,” Artforum, October 2019.
“Philippe Pirotte steps down as Director of Frankfurt's Städelschule,” Artforum, September 2019.
Dafoe, Taylor. “Bunny Rogers, Ed Atkins, and Other Artists Are Set to Debut Their First-Ever Performances at This Fall’s Performa Biennial,” Artnet News, August 2019.
Angeleti, Gabriella. “Performa 19 to explore the influence of the Bauhaus School on live performance,” The Art Newspaper, August 2019.
“Performa 19 Biennial,” Apollo, August 2019.
“Performa 19 Biennial,” Apollo, August 2019.
‘“My Head is a Haunted House’ at Sadie Coles HQ, London,” Blouin Art Info, June 2019.
Farago, Jason. “The Venice Biennale: The Artistic Equivalent of Top of the Pops,” The Independent, May 2019.
Davis, Ben. “Can't Make It to the Venice Biennale? See Work by Every Artist in the Arsenale Section of the Sprawling Exhibition,” Artnet News, May 2019.
“New Contemporaries,” e-flux, May 2019.
Proctor, Jacob, “Stan Brakhage and David Kamp,” Artforum, May 2019.
“Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art,” e-flux, April 2019.
“Performa 19 Announces First Commissions by Ed Atkins, Yvonne Rainer, Samson Young, and More,” Artforum, April 2019.
Greenberger, Alex, “Performa Biennial in New York Reveals First Round of Artist's Commissions, Focus on Bauhaus,” Art News, April 2019.
“Morning Links: Fish Fry Edition,” Art News, April 2019.
Armbruster, Jessica, “MSPIFF, ‘80s dystopia flicks, alleyway art tour: A-List 4.3,” City Pages, April 2019.
Grater, Tom. “Swedish Hybrid Nature Documentary 'Ridge' Wins CPH:DOX Main Prize,” Screen Daily, March 2019.
Russeth, Andrew. “Here's the 2019 Venice Biennale Artist List,” Art News, March 2019.
“Wesleyan Exhibit Explores Our Bodies' Relationship with Bacteria,” Hartford Courant, February 2019.
Barr-Smotrich, Dani. ‘“Audible Bacillus’ is a Bizarre but Brilliant Dive into the Self,” The Wesleyan Argus, February 2019.
“New Contemporaries,” E-flux, December 2018.
Helfet, Gabriela. “Strange Days launches November Friday night lates series,” Fact Magazine, October 2018.
Helfet, Gabriela. “Strange Days launches November Friday night lates series,” The Vinyl Factory, October 2018.
Luke, Ben. “Strange Days – Memories of the Future review: A homage to immersice video art that is quite the song and dance,” Evening Standard, October 2018.
Frankel, Eddy. “Strange Days: Memories of the Future Review,” TimeOut London, October 2018.
Selvin, Claire. “Expo Chicago Names Artists for Special Programming at 2018 Fair,” Art News, August 2018.
Chan, Dawn. “In Her New Show, Artist Sondra Perry Gets in the Game,” The Village Voice, February 2018.
McKnight-Abrams, Amah-Rose. “Huge neighborhood of artists’ studios set for neglected part of south-east London,” The Art Newspaper, February 2018.
Dafoe, Taylor. “The Internet Totally Changed What It Means to Make Art Today. A New Show Explains How,” Artnet News, February 2018.
Randall, Kayla. “To Do Today: What Absence Is Made Of, John Waters, and Raheem DeVaughn,” Washington CityPaper, December 2017.
Solway, Diane. “The Ambitious Collector Julia Stoschek Is Single-Handedly Building One of the World's Best Video Art Collections,” W Magazine, November 2017.
Wright, Karen. “How high art and fashion meet in a shopping mall in Beirut,” The Independent, November 2017.
“To do Sunday November 19th,” Cult, November 2017.
“Paul Hamlyn Foundation Artist Awards 2017 Presents £60k No Strings Attached Prizes,” Artlyst, November 2017.
“Figurative Painting in New York,” Frieze, November 2017.
“State Of The Arts NYC presents Talk On The Sexual Harassment Crisis In The Art World,” Broadway World, November 2017.
Jimenez, Olivia. “Exploring Absence and Loss at The Hirshorn,” The Hoya, October 2017.
‘“Hirshhorn Announces ‘The Message: New Media Works,”’ WebWire, September 2017.
“Generation Loss’ at Julia Stoschek Collection, Dusseldorf,” Blouin Art Info, September 2017.
Westall, Mark. “Phyllida Barlow & Yinka Shonibare amongst leading artists supporting camping to launch The W.O.OOSE Network,” FAD, September 2017.
‘“Ed Atkins ‘Old Food,”’ Berliner Festspiele, August 2017.
“Martin-Gropius- Bau,” Berliner Festspiele, August 2017.
Marx, Ilona. “Ed Atkins selects his video-art favourites from Julia Stoschek's 750-strong collection,” Wallpaper*, June 2017.
Buffenstein, Alyssa. “Five Works That Shaped the History of Video Art According to Collector Julia Stoschek,” ArtNet News, June 2017.
Rafferty, Penny. “Ed Atkins on his hyper-real and harrowing new films,” Dazed, February 2017.
“MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main,” e-flux, February 2017.
Kastner, Jeffrey. “Reviews: Ed Atkins,” Artforum, September 2016.
Ryan, Tina Rivers. “Previews: Ed Atkins,” Artforum, September 2016.
Jamison, Leslie. “Ed Atkins,” Parkett, Vol. 98, Spring 2016.
Smith, Roberta. “Galleries Shift Shape to Survive in a Changing Art World,” The New York Times, June 2016.
Halmes, Helena. “Ed Atkins,” This is Tomorrow, June 2016.
Herriman, Kat. “Ed Atkins Inagurates Gavin Brown’s Enterprise’s Harlem Compound,” Blouin Artinfo, May 2016.
Pini, Gary. “9 Must-See Art Shows Opening This Week,” Paper Mag, May 2016.
Russeth, Andrew. “An artist who explores the deep creepiness of facial-recognition technology,” The New Yorker, May 2016.
Gat, Orit. “Work of constant change: Orit Gat on Ed Atkins at the Kitchen,” The Art Newspaper, May 2016.
Bradley, Paige K. “Critics Picks: New York,” Artforum, April/May 2016.
Wong, Ryan Lee. “Talking Head: Ed Atkins Uses Others to Archive Himself,” The Village Voice, May 2016.
Heddaya, Mostafa. “Ed Atkins’s ‘Performance Capture’ at the Kitchen,” BLOUIN ARTINFO, April 2016.
Diamond Hamer, Katy. “Ed Atkins, Performance Capture: The Kitchen,” Eyes Towards the Dove, April 2016.
Nunes, Andrew. “150 Different People Form One Uncanny CGI Character,” The Creators Project, April 2016.
Pini, Gary. “11 Must-See Art Shows Opening This Week,” Paper Mag, April 2016.
King, Danny. “Ed Atkins: Performance Capture,” The Village Voice, April 2016.
“That Obscure Object of Desire,” Artforum, March 2016.
Donahue, Michelle Z. “Hirshhorn's Suspended Animation: Unsettling Images of a New Digital Reality,” Smithsonian Insider, March 2016.
Greenberger, Alex. “At Bam's Migrating Forms Film Festival, Internet-Obsessed Millennials and War-Torn Countries Collide,” ArtNews, March 2016.
“Ed Atkins Data Rot,” Frieze d/e, Spring 2016.
Herman, Laura. “Review: Ed Atkins,” Frieze, February 2016.
Steffen, Patrick. “Äppärät,” Flash Art Online, February 2016.
Christov-Bakargiev, Carolyn. “Knotty By Nature,” Mousse, October 2015.
Sladen, Mark. “Blank Verse,” ArtReview, January-February 2015.
Dijksterhuis, Edo. “Interview with Ed Atkins: Cadavers Telling You to Shut Up”, ArtSlant, 2015.
“100 Contemporary Artists of Our Time,” BT magazine, Vol. 67, no.1019, 2015.
“Liebe, Sex, Tod: Ed Atkins sinniert in Amsterdam,” Monopol, February 2015.
Bartlova, Anezka. “Ed Atkins’, Revue Labyrint,” Issue 35-36 2015.
Gavin, Francesca. “Rise of the Soft Machines,” Sleek, Winter 2015.
Birnbaum, Daniel. “Best of 2014,” Artforum, December 2014.
Hartin, Erik. “Reality Never Looked This Good,” Bon, Autumn / Winter 2014.
Gronlund, Melissa. “From Narcissism to the Dialogic: Identity in Art after the Internet,” Afterall, Autumn/Winter 2014.
Nagy, Jeff. “Ed Atkins: Serpentine Sackler Gallery,” Artforum, Vol. 53, No. 2, October 2014.
Gronlund, Melissa. “Cold New World,” Sight and Sound, September 2014.
De Abaitua, Matthew. “Head Space,” Frieze, No.165, September 2014.
Vogel, Felix. “Representational Impasse,” Texte Zur Kunst, June 2014.
Buck, Louisa. “Ed Atkins: vile and virtual bodies,” The Art Newspaper, No. 258, June 2014.
Herbert, Herbert. “Previews: Ed Atkins,” Artforum, Vol.52, No. 9, May 2014.
Diquinzio, Apsara. “A Roundtable on Art & Cinema,” Mousse, Issue 42, February 2014.
Gronlund, Melissa. “Return of the Gothic,” Eflux, January 2014.
Khanna, Shama, “#Voiceover - Overview, Under the Skin,” Kaleidoscope, Issue 20,
Winter 2013.
Pinkerton, Nick. “In Rare Form,” Artforum online, December 12, 2013.
Biesenbach, Klaus. “An intimately, duplicitously reflexive experience,” Flash Art, November – December 2013.
McGarry, Kevin, “12th Lyon Biennale,” Frieze, No. 159, November – December 2013.
Bier, Arielle. “Ed Atkins,” Frieze d/e, Issue 10, June – August 2013.
“Atkins, Ed and Elizabeth Price, The Dark Side of Pop,” Mousse, Issue 38, April – May 2013.
Bell, Kirsty. “Ed Atkins’ Warm, Warm, Warm Spring Mouths,” Art Agenda online, April 1, 2013.
Krasinski, Jennifer. “The Sites of Death,” Spike, Issue 35, Spring 2013.
Bollen, Christopher and Alex Gartenfeld. “The Londoners,” Interview Magazine, December 2012.
Basciano, Oliver. “Ed Atkins and James Richards,” Art Review, Issue 64, December 2012.
Harbison, Isobel. “Ed Atkins at Chisenhale Gallery, London,” Kalidescope, Issue 16, Fall
“In conversation with Ed Atkins,” Aesthetica, August 2012.
Herbert, Martin. “Ed Atkins,” Artforum, Vol. 50, No. 6, February 2012.
Obrist, Hans Ulrich. “Interviews,” Kalidescope, Issue 13, Winter 2011.
Kidner, Dan. “More Than a Feeling.” Frieze, Issue142, October 2011.
Ward, Patrick. “Cross Platform,” The Wire, October 2011.
Whitby, Richard. MAP magazine, Summer 2011.
Harbison, Isobel. “Ed Atkins,” Frieze, May 2011.
Noble, Kathy. “Future Greats - Ed Atkins,” Art Review, Issue 46, March 2011.
Das, Jareh. “Ed Atkins Review,” Aesthetica Online, March 2011.
Knights, Hannah. “Rhubaba: Ed Atkins, ‘Spoiler,’’’ The Journal, Issue 30, February 2011.
Beddoes, Ali. Mousse, #26, November, 2010.
Knights, Hannah. Rhubaba: Ed Atkins, ‘Spoiler,’ The Journal, Issue 30, February 2010.
Writings by the Artist
Atkins, Ed. “Cy Twombly, Vengeance of Achilles (1962),” Frieze Masters, No. 3, 2014.
Atkins, Ed and Avery Singer, “Digital Reflex,” Texte Zur Kunst, September 2014.
“Liked by Literally Millions of Humans, Ed Atkins Special Project,” Palais, No.19, February 2014.
Atkins, Ed. “On George Frederic Watt’s The Minotaur (1885),” Tate Etc., Issue 29, Autumn 2014.
Atkins, Ed and Elisabeth Price, “The Dark Side of Pop,” Mousse, Issue 38, April 2013.
Atkins, Ed. “Being Curated,” Frieze, Issue 154, April 2013.
12th Lyon Biennale – Meanwhile... Suddently and Then. Dijon: Les Presses du Réel, 2013. Essay by Ed Atkins, “Concerning ‘Depression’ in its various nounal and verbal forms I am inventing you as you are…”.
Atkins, Ed and Caterina Riva. “Come Dine With Us,” Nero, No. 25, Winter 2011.
Atkins, Ed. “Notes on HD,” 2011.
Atkins, Ed. “Broadcast,” For Field Broadcast, online, 2011.
Asides’ column for, March 2008 – March 2010, Archive online, 2010.
On Diaries; After The White Ribbon; The Hurt Locker; Cotard’s Syndrome; Milk Hoods;
Videogames; ‘Is it Safe?’: Dentistry; Subtitles; Lyrics and Language; Funny Games; Covers; On Location Reviews, for Archive online: Richard Whitby @ Paradise Lost;n Anthony Green @ Limoncello; Adam Chodzko @ Tate St. Ives; Tom Fried-man @ Gagosian; Cornelia Parker @ Whitechapel; Jeff Wall @ White Cube; Allora and Calzadilla @ Lisson; Karl Holmqvist @ Hollybush Gardens; Invisible @ Max Wigram; Damien Hirst @ White Cube, 2010.
Atkins, Ed. “The Roadical Dilettante,” Novel, Issue 2, 2010.
Atkins, Ed. “Towards an Art of Irony; with continual Rodney Graham,” 2009.
Atkins, Ed. “Defiant Delight: The Freedom of The Dilettante,” 2008.
Atkins, Ed. “Johanna Billing,” Double Agents and Central St. Martin’s, 2008.
Atkins, Ed. Nicolas Deshayes: The Travels. Modena: Galleria Atkins, Ed. 42 Contemporaneo, 2007. Essay by Ed Atkins, “Authoring the Exotic”.