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Banks Violette

Exhibition Catalogues, Monographs, and General Publications
Lee, Jung. Reflections: Matt Black x Gana Art. Korea: Gana Art, 2019.
Bellavita, Alessandra and Séverine Waelchli. Disaster/The End of Days. Paris: Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, 2013.
Pienkny, Christiane. “How Do You Make a Crime Beautiful?” in From Beuys to Noise. Kunst und Musik Seit den1960er Jahren. Berlin: Kunsthistorisches Institut, 2012, p. 146-53.
Chisholm, Susanna, ed. Banks Violette. Murcia: La Conservera, 2009.
Matt, Gerald and Banks Violette, eds. Elevator to the Gallows: Banks Violette & Gerald Matt present: Banks Violette, Miles Davis, Dashiell Hammett, John Huston, Weegee. Vienna: Kunsthalle Wien; Nuremberg: Verlag fur Moderne Kunst Nurnberg, 2009.
Violette, Banks and Neville Wakefield. Banks Violette. Cologne: Walther König, 2008.
Koerner von Gustorf, Oliver. Nine Patriotic Hymns for Children. Paris: Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, 2007.
Momin, Shamim M. Banks Violette. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2005.
Wakefield, Neville. Bridge Freezes Before Road. New York: Gladstone Gallery, 2005.
Selected Articles and Reviews
Thompson, Chase. “CELINE HOMME | DEBUTS ‘BOY DOLL,’” Flaunt, March 4, 2022.
Lee, Sophie. “The Artist Banks Violette Is Bringing Hedi Slimane’s Punk Fantasy to Life,” Interview, March 10, 2022.
“Celine Reveals Men’s ‘Boy Doll’ Collection for Fall/Winter 2022,” L’Officiel, March 2022.
Kastner, Jeffrey. “Banks Violette at Gladstone 64,” Artforum, January 2019.
Gloster, Jeremy. “Quietly, Banks Violette Reemerges in New York,” Blouin Art Info, October 23, 2018.
Goldstein, Andrew. “An Artist Returns From the Edge,” The New York Times, April 21, 2017.
Bryce, Adam. “Banks Violette at Museo Civico Diocesano di S. M. dei Servi,” Slamxhype, June 17, 2011.
Gartenfeld, Alex. “Medieval Cinema: Q+A with Banks Violette,” Art in America, May 8, 2011.
Rosenberg, Karen. “It All Started with a Simple Square,” The New York Times, March 10, 2011.
O’Brian, Glenn. “Banks Violette,” Purple Magazine, no. 14, Fall/ Winter 2010.
Smith, Roberta. “Self Fulfilling Prophecies,” The New York Times, Art in Review, April 16, 2010.
Smith, Roberta. “Swagger and Sideburns, Bad Boys in Galleries,” The New York Times, February 12, 2010.
Landi, Ann. “Banks Violette,” Art News, April 2010.
Wilson, Michael. “Art Review: Banks Violette,” Time Out New York, Issue 75, February 25-March 3, 2010.
Carvell, Nicky. “It’s Modern Mysticism; but Where’s the Magick?” Super Super, 2009, p. 133.
Fano, Ramon. “Glossy,” Neo2, November 2009, p. 136-43.
Kurian, Ajay. “Banks Violette,” Psychonauten, 2009, p. 203-07.
Lieberman, Justin. “The (Continuing) Use-Value of Mike Kelley, An Open Letter Etc. Etc.,” Nero, Autumn 2009, p. 44-49.
Sachs, Brita. “Satanischer Minimalismus: Banks Violette bei Ropac in Salzburg,” Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, January 5, 2009, p. 43.
Taylor, Mary Blair. “Banks Violette,” i-D, January 2009. 
Bollen, Christopher. “Bank Violette,” Interview, December 2008, p. 160.
Falconer, Morgan. “Banks Violette,” Art World, October/November 2008, p. 76-9.
Sherwin, Skye. “New Trends in Art: Black on Black,” ArtReview, January 2008, p. 63-9.
Westcott, James. “Banks Violette,”, September 15, 2008.
Ross, Lauren. “Rock Out,” Art in America, November 2007, p. 198-201.
Wilson, Michael. “Banks Violette,” Artforum, September 2007, p. 466.
Stern, Steven. “Banks Violette,” Frieze, September 2007, p. 184.
Schwendener, Martha. “Heavy Metal and Light: Always Serve Chilled,” The New York Times, August 6, 2007, p. E1.
Pollack, Barbara. “Banks Violette,” Time Out New York, July 26-August 1, 2007, p. 60.
Kunitz, Daniel. “The Man in Black,” Village Voice, July 18-24, 2007, p. 60.
Rosenberg, Karen. “Renouncing the Dark Arts,” New York, July 2-9, p. 105-06.
Davis, Nicole. “Gallery: Bank Violette,” Paper, June/July 2007, p. 128.
Kohn, Terence and Banks Violette. “Two of a Kind,” Flash Art, May/June 2007, p. 112-16.
Asper, Colleen. “Banks Violette,” Beautiful Decay, May 2007, p. 78-85.
Fox, Dan. “USA Today,” Frieze, March 2007, p. 183.
Rosen, Misako. “Banks & Gardar,” Tokion, January 2007, p. 32-7, 137.
Slyce, John, “USA Today,” ArtReview, January 2007, p. 140-41.
Kopsa, Maxine. “Banks Violette’s Death Metal,” MetropolisM, Issue 5, 2006, p. 64-5, 101-02.
Homes, A.M. “The Way They Work,” Vanity Fair, December 2006, p. 340, 354-57.
Regan, Kai. “Studio Visit,” Black Book, October/November 2006.
Trembley, Nicolas. “L’oeucre au noir,” Numero, October 2006, p. 88-92.
Needham, Alex. “kill to get the money,” i-D, September 2006, p. 188-91.
Sherwin, Skye. “Bank Violette,” ArtReview, September 2006, p. 134.
Schwendener, Martha, “War on 45,” Time Out New York, August 31-September 6, 2006.
Smith, Roberta. “Chelsea is a Battlefield: Galleries Muster Groups,” The New York Times, July 28, 2006.
Leffingwell, Edward. “Group Exhibitions at Mary Boone,” Art in America, June/July 2006, p. 198-99.
Spiegler, Marc, “American Renaissance,” The Art Newspaper, June 14, 2006.
Turner, Luke. “Arts: Slat of the Sun,” Stool of the Pigeon, June 2006, p. 36-7.
Wilson, Michael. “Subcultural Capital,”, June 6 2006.
Abbott, Jeremy, “blackened is the end winter it will send,” i-D, June 2006, p. 128-33.
Needham, Alex. “Art: Banks Violette,” i-D, June 2006, p. 70-1.
Umar, Saheer. “Studio: Banks Violette,” Tokion, June/July 2006, p. 122.
Wray, John. “Heady Metal,” The New York Times Magazine, May 28, 2006, p. 31-5.
Johnson, Ken, “I Love My Scene: Scene 1,” The New York Times, February 17, 2006.
Smith, Roberta. “Spotting an Aesthetic Dispute and Embracing All Sides,” The New York Times, December 17, 2005.
Ekroth, Power. “Blankness is Not a Void,”, December 7, 2005.
Castro, Jan Garden. “Conversations with Ghosts: Banks Violette,” Sculpture, December 2005, p. 18-19.
Cohen, Michael. “Banks Violette,” Flash Art, October 2005, p. 76.
Jones, Kristin M. “Bridge Freezes Before Road,” Frieze, October 2005, p. 217-18.
Cohen, Michael J. “Banks Ciolette: Cryptologist,” Spike, Issue 5, 2005, p. cover, 36-45.
Barliant, Claire. “Banks Violette: Whitney Museum of American Art,” Artforum October 2005, p. 273.
Egan, Maura. “School of Goul,” The New York Times Men’s Style Magazine, Fall 2005, p. 76.
Sonnenborn, Katie Stone. “Displaced Histories: The Art of Banks Violette,” The Brooklyn Rail, September 2005, p. 10.
Violette, Banks. “Glisten Up,” The New York Times Style Magazine, Fall 2005, p. 74, 211.
Coleman, David. “A Southern Gothic Memento Mori,” The New York Times, August 7, 2005, p. 8.
Davis, Ben. “Ultra Violette,”, August 4, 2005.
Cotter, Holland. “Fanciful to Figurative to Wryly Inscrutable,” The New York Times, 2005, p. E29, 31.
Smith, Roberta. “Banks Violette,” The New York Times, July 1, 2005, p. E8.
Kley, Elisabeth. “Burnt Churhces and Salt Pillars,” New York Press, June 7, 2005, p. 26.
Gural, Natasha, “Whitney Museum commissions first solo museum exhibition…,”, June 3, 2005.
Kennedy, Randy. “Master of the Dark Arts,” The New York Times, May 15, 2005, Section 2, p. 1, 30.
Cotter, Holland. “Walter Redinger, Banks Violette,” The New York Times, May 13, 2005, p. E36.
Rimanelli, David. “Greater New York 2005,” Artforum, May 2005, p. 239-40.
Saltz, Jerry. “Lesser New York,” Village Voice, March 28, 2005, p. 77.
Kimmelman, Michael. “Youth and the Market: Love at First Sight,” The New York Times, March 18, 2005, p. E37, E39.
O’Reilly, Sally. “The Black Album,” Time Out London, January 12-19, 2005, p. 57.
Jones, Jonathan. “The Black Album,” The Guardian, January 20, 2005.
Tumlir, Jan. “My Pop: Banks Violette,” Artforum, October, 2004, p. 86.
Garrett, Craig. “Noctambule,” Flash Art, October 2004, p. 60.
Slimane, Hedi. “Interview with Banks Violette,” Doingbird, Issue 8, 2004, p. 80-3.
Rawsthorn, Alice. “A Gothic Romance,” Pop, Issue 9, 2004, p. 222-29.
Lee, Chris. “Death Becomes Them,” Blackbook, Fall, 2004, p. 190-92.
Slimane, Hedi. “Ritual,” Dazed & Confused, August, 2004, p. 66-97.
DeBeer, Sue. “Artists on Artists: Bank Violette,” Bomb, Summer 2004, p. 52-3.
Heartney, Eleanor. “The well-tempered Biennial,” Art in America, June-July 2004, p. 71-7.
Corread, Stephane. “Noctambule Spectral et Decale,” Beaux Arts, June 2004, p. 35-6.
Dunn, Melissa. “Whitney Biennial 2004: A Good-Looking Corpse,” Flash Art, May-June, 2004, p. 63, 80.
Rothkopf, Scott. “Many Happy Returns: Subject Matters,” Artforum, May, 2004, p. 176-7, 233.
Bankowsky, Jack. “Many Happy Returns: This is Today,” Artforum, May 2004, p. 160-71, 233.
Kimmelman, Michael. “Touching All Bases At the Biennial,’ The New York Times, March 12, 2004, p. E27, E38.
Violette, Banks. “Whitney Bound,” V Magazine, Spring, 2004.
Caniglia, Julia. “American Splendor,” Travel + Leisure, March, 2004, p. 60.
Rosenberg, Karen. “Biennial Favorites,” New York, March 1, 2004, p. 37-41.
Johnson, Ken. “Art in Review: ‘Scream,’” The New York Times, February 13, 2004, p. E36.
Saltz, Jerry. “Modern Gothic,” Village Voice, February 4-10, 2004, p. 86.
Pearson, Jesse. “I Do This, I Do That: The Personality Artist and Heavy Metal Dandyism,” Parkett, February 2004, p. 180-83.
Violette, Banks. “Top Ten,” Artforum, January, 2004, p. 59.
Jones, Jonathan. “Stop Spreading the News,” The Guardian, August 28, 2002.
Worth, Alexi. “Art Choice,” The New Yorker, August 19, 2002, p. 38.
Johnson, Ken. “Art in Review: ‘Banks Violette,’” The New York Times, August 2, 2002, p. E33.
Levin, Kim. “Voice Choice,” The Village Voice, July 30, 2002, p. 96.
Honigman, Ana Finel, “Review,” Time Out New York, July 25, 2002, p. 54.
MacKenzie, Michael A. “Banks Violette: Investigations into Alienation,” Visual Arts Journal, Summer 2002, p. 10-11.