Mark Bradford

Photo: Mark Bradford






Photo: Sean Shim-Boyle


Born Los Angeles CA, 1961


MFA, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia CA, 1997
BFA, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia CA, 1995

Resides Lives and works in Los Angeles CA

Solo Exhibitions

2018 Baltimore Museum of Art, ‘Tomorrow Is Another Day’, Baltimore MD (Travelling Exhibition)
Hauser & Wirth, 'Mark Bradford', Hong Kong, China
Embassy of the United States, London, England (Special Commission)
Hauser & Wirth, ‘Mark Bradford: New Works', Los Angeles CA

2017 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 'Mark Bradford: Pickett's Charge', Washington DC
La Biennale di Venezia, US Pavilion, ‘Mark Bradford: Tomorrow Is Another Day’, Venice, Italy (Travelling Exhibition)
MFA – Museum of Fine Arts Boston, 'Darkness Made Visible: Derek Jarman and Mark Bradford', Boston MA
Denver Art Museum and Clyfford Still Museum, 'Shade: Clyfford Still/Mark Bradford', Denver CO (Travelling Exhibition)

2016 CAM – Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, 'Mark Bradford: Receive Calls on Your Cell Phone From Jail', St. Louis MO
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 'Shade: Clyfford Still/Mark Bradford', Buffalo NY (Travelling Exhibition)

2015 Hauser & Wirth, 'Be Strong Boquan', New York NY
RAM – Rockbund Art Museum, 'Mark Bradford: Tears of a Tree', Shanghai, China
GEM – Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, 'Mark Bradford: Sea Monsters', The Hague, Netherlands (Travelling exhibition)
Hammer Museum, ‘Mark Bradford: Scorched Earth’, Los Angeles CA
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum, ‘Mark Bradford / MATRIX 172‘, Hartford CT

2014 Hauser & Wirth, ‘My Head Became a Rock’, Zurich, Switzerland
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, 'Mark Bradford: Sea Monsters', Waltham MA (Travelling exhibition)
White Cube, 'New Work', Hong Kong, China
White Cube, 'Mark Bradford', Sao Paulo, Brazil
Tom Bradley International Terminal, Los Angeles International Airport, 'Bell Tower', Los Angeles CA (Special Commission)

2013 White Cube, 'Through Darkest America by Truck and Tank', London, England

2012 Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts, University of Texas, 'With that ass, they won't look at your eyes', El Paso TX
SFMOMA – San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 'Mark Bradford', San Francisco CA (Travelling Exhibition)
Sikkema Jenkins & Co., 'Mark Bradford', New York NY

2011 MCA – Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 'Mark Bradford', Chicago IL (Travelling Exhibition)
Dallas Museum of Art, 'Mark Bradford', Dallas TX (Travelling Exhibition)

2010 The Studio Museum in Harlem, 'Alphabet', New York NY
White Cube, 'The Pistol That Whistles', London, England
Wexner Center for the Arts, ‘Mark Bradford', Columbus OH (Travelling Exhibition)
ICA – Institute of Contemporary Art, ‘Mark Bradford', Boston MA (Travelling Exhibition)
Aspen Art Museum, 'Merchant Posters', Aspen CO

2008 ArtPace, ‘Mark Bradford’, San Antonio TX
Cincinnati Art Museum, 'Maps and Manifests: New work by Mark Bradford', Cincinnati OH
Sikemma Jenkins & Co., ‘Nobody Jones', New York NY

2007 Whitney Museum of American Art, 'Neither New nor Correct: New Work by Mark Bradford’, New York NY

2006 LAXART, 'Niagara', Los Angeles CA
World Class Boxing, 'The Other Side of Perfect', Miami FL

2005 Sikkema Jenkins & Co, 'Grace and Measure', New York NY

2003 Lombard-Freid Fine Arts, 'Tainted', New York NY
Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria, 'Very Powerful Lords', New York NY

2002 Patricia Faure Gallery, 'Gucci Down to the Socks', Santa Monica CA
Finesilver Gallery, 'That Wasn't My Car You Saw', San Antonio TX
Pomona College Museum of Art, 'Project Series 16: Mark Bradford', Claremont CA
Susanne Vielmetter Projects, 'Caught Up', Los Angeles CA

2001 Lombard-Freid Fine Arts, 'I Don’t Think You Ready For This Jelly', New York NY

2000 The Luggage Store, 'Color Theory – Negroes Have Been Burning since the Plantation', San Francisco CA

1999 Two Rivers Gallery, 'European Wavy', Pittsburgh PA

1998 Deep River, 'Distribution', Los Angeles CA
Walter McLean Gallery, 'Floss', San Francisco CA

Group Exhibitions

2018 Peabody Essex Museum, ‘Playtime’, Salem MA
Fondation Louis Vuitton, ‘In Tune with the World’, Paris, France

2017 Kurimanzutto, ‘Never Free To Rest’, Mexico City, Mexico
National Gallery of Canada, ‘2017 Canadian Biennial’, Montreal, Canada
Art Gallery of Alberta, ‘Turbulent Landings: The NGC 2017 Canadian Biennial’, Edmonton, Canada

(cont'd) Fondation Louis Vuitton, ‘Etre moderne: Le MoMA à Paris, 1929-2017’, Paris, France
Carnegie Museum of Art, ‘20/20: The Studio Museum in Harlem and Carnegie Museum of Art’, Pittsburgh PA
Ogden Museum of Southern Art, ‘Solidary & Solitary: The Joyner/Giuffrida Collection’, New Orleans LA
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘An Incomplete History of Protest: Selections from the Whitney’s Collection, 1940 – 2017’, New York NY
Dallas Museum of Art, ‘24 frames per second’, Dallas TX
CAM – Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, ‘Urban Planning: Contemporary Art in the City 1967–2017’, St. Louis MO
Birmingham Museum of Art, ‘Third Space /shifting conversations about contemporary art’, Birmingham AL
The Broad, 'Oracle', Los Angeles CA

2016 de la Cruz Collection, ‘Progressive Praxis’, Miami FL
SFMOMA – San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 'The Campaign for Art', San Francisco CA
LAND – Los Angeles Nomadic Division at the Mona Bismark American Center, 'Wasteland', Paris, France
MFAH – Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 'Statements: African American Art from the Museum’s Collection', Houston TX

2015 Hauser & Wirth, 'Salon d’Hiver', Zurich, Switzerland
FLAG Art Foundation, 'Surface Tension', New York NY
ICA –Institute of Contemporary Art, 'Transcending Material', Boston MA
The Warehouse, 'Geometries On and Off the Grid: Art from 1950 to the Present', Dallas TX
The Whitney Museum of American Art, 'America is Hard to See', New York NY
Urban Arts Space, Ohio State University, 'Open this End: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne', Columbus OH
Sharjah Art Foundation, ‘Sharjah Biennial 12: The past, the present, the possible’ Sharjah, UAE
University of Arkansas Fine Arts Centre Gallery, 'Any Given Sunday,' Fayetteville AR
The Broad, 'The Inaugural Installation', Los Angeles CA

2014 Void, ‘Civil Rights’, Derry, Northern Ireland
LACMA ¬– Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 'Variations: Conversations In and Around Abstract Painting', Los Angeles CA
MOCCA – Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, 'Misled by Nature / Contemporary Art and the Baroque', Toronto, Canada
Contemporary Arts Center, '30 Americans', New Orleans LA
de la Cruz Collection, 'From the Collection: Looking at Process', Miami FL
LACMA ¬– Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 'Fútbol: The Beautiful Game’, Los Angeles CA
Rubell Family Collection, 'To Have and to Hold', Miami FL
Palm Springs Art Museum, 'California Dreamin’: Thirty Years of Collecting', Palm Springs FL

2013 GEM – Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, 'Transforming the Known: Works from The Bert Kreuk Collection', The Hauge, Netherlands
Wexner Center for the Arts, 'Blues for Smoke', Columbus OH (Travelling Exhibition)
White Cube, 'The Gesture and the Sign', Sao Paulo, Brazil
Whitney Museum of American Art, 'Blues for Smoke', New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Whitney Museum of American Art, 'In Parts', New York NY

2012 9th Gwangju Biennale, 'ROUNDTABLE', Gwangju, South Korea
MOCA – Museum of Contemporary Art, 'The Painting Factory', Los Angeles CA
MOCA – Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘Blues for Smoke’, Los Angeles CA (Travelling Exhibition)

2011 Espacio 1414, 'Painting…EXPANDED', Santurce, Spain
12th Istanbul Biennial, 'Untitled', Istanbul, Turkey
White Cube, 'New Order', London, England
MAD – Museum of Art and Design, 'The Global Africa Project' New York NY

2010 6th International Biennale of Seoul, 'Media City Seoul', Seoul, South Korea
MARTa Herford, 'Invisible Shadows – Images of Uncertainty', Herford, Germany
Wexner Center for the Arts, 'Hand Targets' Columbus OH
Artrain, 'America Now + Here’ (cur. Eric Fischl), United States
Akron Art Museum, 'Pattern ID', Akron OH

2009 Saatchi Gallery, 'Abstract America: New Painting of Sculpture', London, England
Punta della Dogana/Palazzo Grassi, François Pinault Foundation, 'Mapping the Studio: Artists from the François Pinault Collection', Venice, Italy
Sikkema Jenkins & Co., 'Mark Bradford and Kara Walker', New York NY
Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, 'Moby-Dick', California College of the Arts, San Francisco CA
Dallas Museum of Art, 'Private Universes', Dallas TX

2008 New Museum, 'Collage: The Unmonumental Picture', New York NY
Hammer Museum, 'Contemporary Projects 11: Hard Targets – Masculinity and Sport', Los Angeles CA
MoMA – Museum of Modern Art, 'Here is Every. Four Decades of Contemporary Art', New York NY
55th Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, 'Life on Mars', Pittsburgh PA
IMMA – Irish Museum of Modern Art, 'Order. Desire. Light. : An Exhibition of Contemporary Drawings', Dublin, Ireland
New Orleans, Prospect New Orleans Triennial, 'Prospect 1.', New Orleans LA
Rubell Family Collection, '30 Americans', Miami FL
FLAG Art Foundation and Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 'Wall Rockets: Contemporary Artists and Ed Ruscha', New York NY and Buffalo NY

2007 Walker Art Center, 'Brave New Worlds', Minneapolis MN (Travelling Exhibition)
Hammer Museum, 'Eden’s Edge: Fifteen LA Artists', Los Angeles CA
The Luggage Store, 'My Love is a 187', San Francisco CA
Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, 'Street Level: Mark Bradford, William Cordova and Robin Rhode', Durham NC
The Fabric Workshop and Museum, 'Storefront', Philadelphia PA

2006 Hyde Park Art Center, 'Home of the Free', Chicago IL
Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina, 'Art on Paper 2006', Greensboro NC
Zach ta Narodowa Galeria Sztuki, 'Czarny Alfabet – KonTEKSTY Współczesnej Sztuki Afroameryka skiej (Black Alphabet – ConTEXTS of Contemporary African-American Art)', Warsaw, Poland
Santa Monica Museum of Art, 'Dark Places', Santa Monica CA
Busan Metropolitan Art Museum, 'Busan Biennale 2006', Busan, South Korea
LACMA ¬– Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 'Consider This…', Los Angeles CA
REDCAT – Roy and Edna Disney CalArts Theater, 'An Image Bank for Everyday Revolutionary Life', Los Angeles CA (Travelling Exhibition)
MOCA – Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, 'Meditations in an Emergency', Detroit MI
Robert V. Fullerton Art Museum, California State University, 'Witness Protection Program, Kim Abeles, Ellen Brooks and Eileen Cowin with Mark Bradford, Carlee Fernandez, Susan Rankaitis and Jody Zellen', San Bernardino CA
Royal Academy of Arts, 'USA TODAY: New American Art from the Saatchi Gallery', London, England
Fundação Bienal de São Paulo, '27a Bienal de São Paulo', Sao Paulo, Brazil
Whitney Museum of American Art, 'Whitney Biennial 2006: Day for Night', New York NY

2005 The Studio Museum in Harlem, 'African Queen', New York NY
Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, 'Cut', Culver City CA
The Fabric Workshop and Museum, 'Swarm', Philadelphia PA
inSite_05 / Art Practices in the Public Domain, San Diego Museum of Art and CECUT – Centro Cultural Tijuana, 'Farsites: Urban Crisis and Domestic Symptoms in Recent Contemporary Art', San Diego CA and Tijuana MX
LA Louver, 'Rogue Wave 05: 19 Artists from Los Angeles', Los Angeles CA
Museum of the African Diaspora, 'Linkages and Themes in the African Diaspora: Selections from the Eileen Harris Norton and Peter Norton Contemporary Art Collections', San Francisco CA

2004 Fine Arts Gallery, California State University, 'Fade: African American Artists in Los Angeles, A Survey Exhibition', Los Angeles CA
UCR ARTSblock, California Museum of Photography, 'Broad Territories: Images of Identity', Riverside CA
Soap Factory, 'New Balance Frontier', Minneapolis IL
CAMH – Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 'Perspectives @25: A Quarter-Century of New Art in Houston', Houston TX
Luckman Gallery and Fine Arts Complex Craft, California State University and Craft and Folk Art Museum, ‘ African American Artists in Los Angeles’, Los Angeles CA
OCMA – Orange County Museum of Art, '2004 California Biennial', Newport Beach CA
REDCAT – Roy and Edna Disney CalArts Theater, ‘Bounce: Mark Bradford and Glenn Kaino’, Los Angeles CA

2003 Real Art Ways, 'Lean To', Hartford CT
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, 'HairStories', Scottsdale AZ
The Armory Center for the Arts, ‘Ghetto Fabulous’ (cur. Isabelle Lutterodt and Karin Pleasant), Pasadena CA (Travelling Exhibition)

2002 The Watts Towers Art Center, 'Ghetto Fabulous' (cur. Isabelle Lutterodt and Karin Pleasant), Pasadena CA (Travelling Exhibition)
Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, 'Mixed Feelings', Los Angeles CA
Hammer Museum, 'Mirror Image' Los Angeles CA (Travelling Exhibition)
Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, 'Mirror Image', Annandale-on-Hudson NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Artists Space, 'Painting as Paradox', New York NY
CAMH – Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, ‘Pertaining to Painting’, Houston TX (Travelling Exhibition)
Austin Museum of Art, 'Pertaining to Painting', Austin TX (Travelling Exhibition)

2001 Track 16 Gallery, 'Capital Art', Santa Monica CA
The Studio Museum in Harlem, 'Freestyle', New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Santa Monica Museum of Art, 'Freestyle', Santa Monica CA (Travelling Exhibition)
Hammer Museum,'Snapshot: New Art from Los Angeles', Los Angeles CA (Travelling Exhibition)
Museum of Contemporary Art, 'Snapshot: New Art from Los Angeles', Miami FL (Travelling Exhibition)

2000 Reginald Ingraham Gallery, 'Black Male', Los Angeles CA
The Art Museum, Princeton University, 'Selections: Contemporary Art by African-American Artists', Princeton NJ
The Watts Towers Art Center, 'Fresh Cut Afros', Los Angeles CA

1999 Greene Naftali Gallery, 'A Place Called Lovely', New York NY
Palazzo degli Affari, 'Biennale Internazionale', Florence, Italy

1997 WORKS/ San José, 'Black Is a VERB!', San José CA


2017 WSJ Magazine Innovator Award

2016 David C. Driskell Prize

2014 US Department of State’s Medal of Arts

2013 National Academician, New York

2009 MacArthur Fellowship Award
Wexner Center Residency Award

2006 Bucksbaum Award (The Whitney Museum of American Art)
USA Fellowship Award

2003 Louis Comfort Tiffany Award

2002 Nancy Graves Foundation Grant
Joan Mitchell Foundation Award



2017 Siegel, Katy, Bedford, Christopher (eds.), ‘Mark Bradford: Tomorrow is Another Day’, Baltimore MD: The Baltimore Museum of Art, New York NY: Gregory R. Miller & Co, Berlin: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2017

2015 Butler, Connie, 'Mark Bradford: Scorched Earth', Los Angeles: The Hammer Museum of Art, UCLA/Prestel, 2015
Aitken, Doug, 'Station to Station', Munich: DelMonico Books/Prestel, 2015
Kim, Clara M., Chong, Doryun, 'Mark Bradford: Tears of a Tree', Shanghai: Rockbund Art Museum/Verlag für Moderne Kunst Nurnberg, 2015
Martha Kjeseth Johnson, 'Breath/ Breadth: Contemporary American Black Male Identity', Lynchburg: Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College, 2015
Joo, Eugenie (ed.), 'The past, the present, the possible: Sharjah Biennial 12', Sharjah: Sharjah Art Foundation, 2015

2014 Krattenmaker, Kathleen (ed.), 'Represent: 200 years of African American Art in the Philadelphia Museum of Art,' Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2014, p.10, 196, ill. in colour.
__, 'My Head Became a Rock', Zurich: Hauser & Wirth, 2014 (exh. cat.)

2013 Bedford, Christopher, Bradford, Mark, May, Susan, 'Mark Bradford: Through Darkest America by Truck and Tank', London: White Cube, 2013

2012 Castro H, Antonio, Bonansinga, Kate, 'Mark Bradford: With That Ass, They Won’t Look at Your Eyes', El Paso: Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts, The University of Texas at El Paso, 2012

2011 Curiger, Bice (ed.), Parkett No. 89, Zurich: Parkett, 2011

2010 Bedford, Christopher, Als, Hilton, Eliel, Carol, Joo, Eugenie, 'Mark Bradford: you’re nobody (til somebody kills you) ', New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010
Gaines, Malik, Hardy, Ernest, Vergne, Philippe, Bradford, Mark, 'Mark Bradford: merchant posters', Aspen: Gregory R. Miller & Co/Aspen Art Press, 2010
Bedford, Christopher, 'Mark Bradford', New Haven: Yale University Press/The Wexner Center for the Arts, 2010

2009 Bedford, Christopher, 'Mixed signals: artists consider masculinity in sports', New York: Independent Curators International, 2009
Dennison, Lisa, Hanson, Genevieve, Mees, Amy, Frey, James, 'WALL ROCKETS: Contemporary artists and Ed Ruscha', New York: The FLAG Art Foundation, 2009

2008 Klanten, Robert (ed.), Ehmann, Sven, Hellige, Hendrik, 'The upset—young Contemporary Art', Berlin: Gestalten, 2008
Cameron, Dan, Bloemink, Barbara, Elie, Lolis Eric, Tancons, Claire, 'Prospect.1 New Orleans', Brooklyn: PictureBox Inc., 2008
Henry, Max, 'Abstract America: new painting and sculpture', London: Random House/Saatchi Gallery, 2008
Juncosa, Enrique, Colombo, Paolo, Lampert, Catherine, 'Order, desire, light, an exhibition of contemporary drawings', Dublin: Irish Museum of Modern Art, 2008
Momin, Shamim M., 'Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria: 25 years', New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2008

2007 Foster, Carter E, 'Neither new nor correct: New Work by Mark Bradford', New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2007
Chong, Doryun, Yasmil, Raymond, 'Brave new worlds', Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 2007
Coetzee, Mark, Darling, Michael, Holte, Michael, 'Red eye: L.A. artists from the Rubell Family Collection' Miami: The Rubell Family Collection, 2007
Edelsztein, Sergio, 'Ice cream: Contemporary Art in culture', New York: Phaidon Press Limited, 2007
Garrels, Gary, 'Eden’s edge: fifteen LA artists', Los Angeles: Hammer Museum/University of California, 2007
Schoonmaker, Trevor, Brielmaier, Isolde, Lewis, Sarah, 'Street level: Mark Bradford', Durham, NC: Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, 2007

2006 Nelson, Steven, Bradford, Mark, New York: Sikkema Jenkins & Co., 2006
Brewińska, Maria, 'Black alphabet—con TEXTS of Contemporary African American art', Warsaw: Zachęta Narodowa Galeria Sztuki, 2006
Dailey, Meghan, Ellis, Patricia, Rosenthal, Norman, 'USA TODAY' London: Royal Academy of Arts in association with The Saatchi Gallery, 2006
Durant, Mark Alice, McGovern, Thomas, 'Witness protection', San Bernardino: Robert V. Fullerton Art Museum/California State University, 2006
Iles, Chrissie, Vergne, Philippe, '2006 Whitney Biennial: day for night', New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2006
Lagnado, Lisette , Pedrosa, Adriano, '27a. Bienal de São Paulo Guia: como viver junto' (how to live together) São Paulo: Fundação Bienal de São Paulo, 2006

2005 Goulds, Peter, Rogue Wave ’05: nineteen artists from Los Angeles', Venice CA: L.A. Louver, 2005
Kuramitsu, Kris, LeFalle-Collins, Lizzetta, 'Linkages and themes in the African Diaspora: selections from the Eileen Harris Norton and Peter Norton Art Collections', San Francisco: Museum of the African Diaspora, 2005

2004 Armstrong, Elizabeth, Chambers, Kristin, Hofmann, Irene, Levin, Cary, Simon, Jane, '2004 California Biennial', California: Newport Beach Orange County Museum of Art, 2004
Joo, Eungie, 'Bounce: Mark Bradford and Glenn Kaino Interviews with Glenn Kaino and Kara Walker', Los Angeles: REDCAT/the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater, California Institute of the Arts, 2004

2003 Dear, Michael, Leclerc, Gustavo (eds.), 'Postborder city: cultural spaces of Bajalta California', New York: Routledge, 2003
Momim, Shamim M., 'Mark Bradford, Very Powerful Lords' New York: The Whitney Museum of Art, 2003

2002 Dear, Michael, Leclerc, Gustavo (eds.), 'Mixed feelings: art and culture in the postborder metropolis', Los Angeles: Fisher Gallery/University of Southern California, 2002
Morsiani, Paola, 'Pertaining to painting Contemporary Arts Museum Houston', 2002
Joo, Eungie, 'Project Series 16 - Mark Bradford', Claremont CA: Pomona College Museum of Art, 2002

2001 Elaine, James, Ferguson, Russell, Isé, Claudine, Philbin, Ann, 'Snapshot: new art from Los Angeles', Los Angeles: Hammer Museum/University of California, 2001
Golden, Thelma, Walker, Hamza, 'Freestyle', New York: The Studio Museum in Harlem, 2001


2018 Tsui, Enid, 'Art-felt desires 2018', in: Post Magazine, Hong Kong, 7 January 2018, p. 51
Valentine, Victoria L., 'Culture Type: The Year in Black Art 2017', on:, Silver Spring, 4 January 2018
Wickouski, Sheila, 'Mark Bradford’s 'Pickett's Charge' storms into Hirshhorn', on:, Fredericksburg, 3 January 2018

2017 ___, 'Civil war cyclorama on display at the Hirshhorn museum', on:, Doha, 29 December 2017
Prince, Lyric, 'Mark Bradford Reimagines “Pickett’s Charge” to Include New Voices', on:, New York, 29 December 2017
Wei, Zhangmeng, '國際畫廊豪瑟沃斯明年進駐香港 首展美藝術家馬克·布拉德福特新作', in: Wen Wei Po, Hong Kong, 26 December 2017, p. 13
Harris, Gareth, 'Basquiat blockbuster and Schiele show lined up for Fondation Louis Vuitton next autumn', on:, London, 25 December 2017
Shaw, Anny, 'Mark Bradford to launch Hauser & Wirth’s Hong Kong gallery', on:, London, 21 December 2017
Jiang, Bing, '豪瑟沃斯宣布香港画廊首展将呈现美国艺术家马克·布拉德福特新作', on:, Beijing, 21 December 2017
Wang, Lu, '(雅昌快讯) 豪瑟沃斯确定亚洲首个空间开馆时间:将首展马克·布拉德福特新作', on:, Beijing, 21 December 2017
Xie, Siman, '豪瑟沃斯宣布3月26日香港空间开幕,首展呈现马克·布拉德福特新作', on:, Beijing, 21 December 2017
Sargent, Antwaun, 'How Black Artists, Dealers, and Collectors Are Boosting the Careers of Their Younger Peers', on:, New York, 14 December 2017
Heathcote, Edwin, 'US surrounds new London embassy with a moat', on:, London, 14 December 2017
___, 'Price Check! Here’s What Sold—and for How Much—at Art Basel Miami Beach', on:, New York, 11 December 2017
Cochran, Samuel, 'Frank Ocean, a Neon Vagina, and a $9.5 Million Price Tag', on:, New York, 8 December 2017
Curry, Milton S. F., 'Spatializing blackness: How can race inform art and architecture?', on:, New York, 8 December 2017
Kennicott, Philip, 'Five art exhibitions you really didn’t want to miss in 2017', on:, Washington DC, 8 December 2017
Rudig, Stephanie, 'Mark Bradford Recontextualizes a Pivotal Civil War Moment With Pickett's Charge', on:, Washington DC, 8 December 2017
Tully, Judd, 'Art Basel Miami Beach Opens with a Bang', on:, 7 December 2017
Freeman, Nate, 'Art Basel Miami Beach Sees ‘Slow But Steady’ Sales—Including $9.5 M. Nauman—on Opening Day in Mid-Renovation Convention Center', on:, New York, 6 December 2017
Bradford, Mark, 'Mark Bradford: From Venetian Prisons to the Civil War', in: LEAP Magazine, Shanghai, December 2017
Pes, Javier, 'Mark Bradford’s Next Move After the Venice Biennale? A Splashy New Commission for Baltimore', on:, New York, 1 December 2017
Chung, Francis, 'Explore D.C.: "Pickett's Charge" at Hirshhorn Museum', on:, Washington DC, 30 November 2017
Maneker, Marion, 'Bradford, Bourgeois & Nauman at Hauser + Wirth ABMB', on:, New York, 30 November 2017
Heinzman, Elaine, 'Mark Bradford’s Paintings Scratch at the Surface of a Conflicted America', on:, Washington DC, 28 November 2017
___, '‘Never Free to Rest’ at Kurimanzutto, Mexico City', on:, New York, 27 November 2017
___, 'Top 100', in: Monopol, Berlin, December 2017, pp. 45-52
Gibbons, James, 'Mark Bradford’s Gettysburg Address', on:, New York, 18 November 2017
___, 'LACMA's Seventh Annual Art +Film Gala', on:, Los Angeles, 17 November 2017
D'Addario, John, 'Born after Katrina, Prospect.4 aims for stability, star power in New Orleans', on:, New Orleans, 17 November 2017
Mazalatis, Ryan, 'Pickett’s Charge Brings History To Light At The Hirshhorn Museum', on:, Washington DC, 17 November 2017
Cisternino, Alice, 'Civil Disruption', in: Modern Luxury, Washington DC, November 2017, pp. 44-45
Villalobos, Jose, 'Activism and Art: Exhibits to Visit', on:, Washington DC, 17 November 2017
Bakare, Lance, 'Mark Bradford: the artist and ex-hairdresser forcing America to face ugly truths about itself', in: The Guardian, London, UK, 15 November 2017, pp. 14-15
Sinclair Scott, Fiona, Ann Rosado, 'Mark Bradford: 'Politically and socially, we are at the edge of another precipice'', on:, New York NY, 13 November 2017
McCauley, Mary Carole, 'Baltimore Museum of Art launches ambitious partnership with Greenmount Community Center', on:, Baltimore MD, 10 November 2017
Miranda, Caroline A., 'Essential Art & Culture: The L.A. Phil at 100, Plácido's L.A. decades, getting funny with Shakespeare', on:, Los Angeles CA, 10 November 2017
Yaeger, Julia, 'Mark Bradford Presents ‘Pickett’s Charge’ at the Hirshhorn', on:, Washington DC, 10 November 2017
Bourland, Ian, 'Mark Bradford Goes into Battle Against the Age of Trump', on:, New York NY, 9 November 2017
Cascone, Sarah, 'Artist Mark Bradford Unveils His Largest Work Yet, a Civil War Cyclorama at the Hirshhorn', on:, New York NY, 9 November 2017
Kennicott, Philip, 'Mark Bradford turned a bloody Civil War battle into art that will haunt and entrance you', on:, Washington DC, 8 November 2017
Dingfelder, Sadie, 'Artist Mark Bradford explains his Hirshhorn remix of a Civil War painting', on:, Washington DC, 7 November 2017
Bailey, Jason M., 'California Today', on:, New York NY, 6 November 2017
'LACMA's seventh annual Art+Film Gala honors Mark Bradford and George Lucas and raises more than $4.4 million', on:, Mexico City, Mexico, 6 November 2017
'Mark Bradford honoured alongside Star Wars' George Lucas', on:, New York NY, 6 November 2017
Martin, Brittany, 'An Inside Look at LACMA’s Star-Studded Art + Film Gala Honoring George Lucas and Mark Bradford', on:, Los Angeles CA, 6 November 2017
Parekh, Suhani, 'The best time to catch the Venice Biennale is here', on:, Mumbai, India, 6 November 2017
Chikhoune, Ryma, 'Inside the 'Met Gala Of the West' With Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, And Kim Kardashian', on:, New York NY, 5 November 2017
Medina, Marcy, 'Kim Kardashian, Leonardo DiCaprio Attend LACMA Art + Film Gala 2017', on:, New York NY, 5 November 2017
Vankin, Deborah, 'LACMA's Art + Film Gala honors Mark Bradford and George Lucas', on:, Los Angeles CA, 5 November 2017
Rear, Jack, 'LACMA Art+Film Gala 2017: who is being honoured and why?', on:, London, UK, 3 November 2017
Kahn, Howie, 'Mark Bradford Caps Off a Banner Year With His Largest Work To Date', on:, New York NY, 2 November 2017
Valentine, Victoria L., 'WSJ. Magazine Recognizes Mark Bradford’s Banner Year with 2017 Innovator Award', on:, Silver Spring MD, 2 November 2017
Kahn, Howie, 'Mark Bradford', in: The Wall Street Journal Magazine, New York NY, November 2017, pp. 126-129
'The Hotlist: The best things to see, eat, drink and do in November', on:, Washington DC, 31 October 2017
Marks, Thomas, 'How Anderson Cooper and His Partner Benjamin Maisani Built Their Art Collection', on:, New York NY, 27 October 2017
Wooldridge, Jane, 'There’s still time to catch ‘the world’s fair of art,’ but you have to get to Venice by Nov. 27', on:, Miami FL, 21 October 2017
'The National Gallery of Canada presents the 2017 Canadian Biennial', on:, New York NY, 18 October 2017
Cohen, Edie, 'Ever Expanding, LA’s Arts District Gets ICA LA', on:, New York NY, 17 October 2017
Gardner, Chris, 'Ava DuVernay Praises "Good Guys" at Hammer Museum Gala', on:, Los Angeles CA, 16 October 2017
Valentine, Victoria L., 'Major African American Contemporary Artists are Bringing Their Work to Washington, D.C.' on:, Silver Spring MD, 16 October 2017
'Whitney: History of Protests', on:, New York NY, 16 October 2017
'2017 ART021 Gallery: Hauser & Wirth', on:, Guangzhou, China, 14 October 2017
D'Addario, John, 'Exhibit to focus on role of black artists in Modernism', on:, Green Valley AZ, 3 October 2017
Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter, 'ICA LA Rising: The City’s Newest Art Institution Has a Social Agenda', on:, Los Angeles CA, 1 October 2017
Pogrebin, Robin, 'A Power Player and a Bold Vision', in: The New York Times, New York NY, 26 September 2017, pp. C1, C6
Wagley, Catherine G., 'Spoiled Roots: Mark Bradford and the Erasure of Community', on:, Montreal, Canada, 20 September 2017
‘An Incomplete History of Protest: Selections from the Whitney’s Collection, 1940-2017’ at Whitney Museum of American Art, New York’, on:, New York NY, 13 September 2017
Molesworth, Helen, 'Mark Bradford: Pickett's Charge', in: Artforum, New York NY, September 2017, p. 160
Buchloh, Benjamin D., 'Rock Paper Scissors', in: Artforum, New York NY, September 2017, pp. 278-289
Kennicott, Philip, 'Dutch mastersworks, fantasy figures and an outsize Civil War are fall's highlights' on:, Washington DC, 8 September 2017
Gebremedhin, Thomas, ‘The Magic of Venice’, in: Wall Street Journal Magazine, New York, September 2017, pp. 142-173
Laster, Paul, ‘Meet the Curator Rethinking Painting’, on:, New York, 23 August 2017
Pogrebin, Robin, Deb, Sopan, ‘Trump Aside, Artists and Preservationists Debate the Rush To Topple Statues’, in: The New York Times, New York, 19 August 2017, p. A11
Freeman, Nate, ‘LACMA Art+Film Gala to Honor Mark Bradford, George Lucas’, on:, New York, 2 August 2017
Vankin, Deborah, ‘George Lucas and Mark Bradford are named as LACMA’s Art + Film Gala honorees’, on:, Los Angeles, 2 August 2017
Mario Testino, ‘Wonder World’, in: Vogue, New York, August 2017, pp. 89-101
Duncan, Thomas, ‘Mark Bradford at the U.S. Pavilion at The 57th Venice Biennale (L.A. in Venice)’, in: Carla – Contemporary Art Review LA, Los Angeles CA, August 2017, pp. 36-38
Pes, Javier, ‘Creative workshop is just the job for Venice Biennale’, on:, 21 June 2017
Dalmia, Yashodhara, ‘Venice Biennale: Viva Arte Viva!’, on:, 16 June 2017
Boucher, Brian, ‘How the Ford Foundation is Using the Turbo-Charged Art Market to Propel Criminal Justice Reform’, on:, 12 June 2017
Benschop, Jurriaan, ‘Tales of Transformation’, on: The Brooklyn Rail, 1 June 2017
‘Venice: Triumps and Talking Points’, in: The Art Newspaper, London, UK, June 2017
Ober, Cara, ‘Democracy’s Dark Side and a Glimmer of Hope in Mark Bradford’s Venice Biennale Show’, on:, 17 May 2017
Sayej, Nadja, ‘Artist Mark Bradford Discusses Hairstyling and Activism at Venice’, on:, 16 May 2017
‘Eight Things To See At The 57th Venice Biennale’, on:, 16 May 2017
Griffin, Jonathan, ‘Mark Bradford: That’s not gonna happen’, in: ArtReview, London, UK, May 2017, pp. 67–75
Goldstein, Andrew, ‘Mark Bradford Is Our Jackson Pollock: Thoughts on His Stellar U.S. Pavilion at the Venice Biennale’, on:, 11 May 2017
Thorne, Harry, ‘57th Venice Biennale: Giardini Part 1’, on:, 10 May 2017
Azzarello, Nina, ‘U.S. Pavilion Presents Mark Bradford's 'Tomorrow is Another Day' at the Venice Art Biennale’ 10 May 2017
Forrest, Nicholas, ‘Top 10 Must-See 2017 Pavilions’, on:, 09 May 2017
Douglas, Sarah, ‘U.S. Pavilion Features Mark Bradford’s First Poem’, on:, 09 May 2017
‘United States pavilion opens with Mark Bradford's "Tomorrow Is Another Day’, on:, Spring 2017
Ure-Smith, Jane, ‘Driven to Abstraction’, in: FT Weekend, London, UK, May 2017, pp. 6–7
Bodin, Claudia, ‘Mark Bradford: Tomorrow Is Another Day’ at La Biennale di Venezia 2017’, in: ART: Das Kunstmagazin, Hamburg, Germany, May 2017, pp. 56–63
Freeman, Nate, ‘Catalogue for Mark Bradford’s Venice Biennale Show Will Include Essays by Zadie Smith, Anita Hill’, on:, 13 April 2017
Cochran, Sam, ‘Artist Mark Bradford is Having His Biggest Year Yet’, on:, 17 April 2017
Greenberger, Alex, ‘Baltimore Museum of Art Acquires Works by Mark Bradford, Paul Chan’, on:, 24 March 2017
Goldman, Edward, ’The Feisty Marriage of Art & Politics’, on:, 21 March 2017
Hegert, Natalie, ’Art + Activism: Making a Real Impact in the Real World’, on:, 22 February 2017
Shea, Christopher D. ‘Recovered Iraqi Art at the Venice Biennale’, in: The New York Times, New York New York, 21 February 2017, p. C3
‘Fred Eversley: Black, White, Gray opens at Rose Art Museum’, on:, 20 February 2017
Valentine, Victoria L, ‘Collection Highlights: Museum of Modern Art’s 2015-16 Acquisitions Include More than 50 Works by African American Artists’, on:, 15 February 2017
Valentine, Victoria L, ‘Pamela Joyner, Influential Collector of African American Art, Joins Board of J. Paul Getty Trust in Los Angeles’, on:, 13 February 2017
McCauley, Mary Carole, ‘Baltimore provocateur John Waters will exhibit his artwork at prestigious Venice Biennale’, on:, 10 February 2017
Augustine, Blessy, ‘Gardener of Beauty’, on:, 10 February 2017
Valentine, Victoria, ‘2017 Venice Biennale List Includes African American Artists Sam Gilliam, Senga Nengudi, and McArthur Binion’, on:, 8 February 2017
Schachter, Kenny, ‘Kenny Schachter Says It’s the End of the World and Everybody Wants Classic Contemporary’, on:, 8 February 2017
Greenberger, Alex, ‘MoMA names Recent Acquistions’, on:, 30 January 2017
Davis, Lindsey, ‘This Week in Art 1.30-2.5: Mark Bradford Meets Needs in Venice’, on:, 30 January, 2017
Baker, Noah, ‘Noah Becker at Mark Bradford's Venice Biennale Luncheon’, on:, January 2017
Valentine, Victoria, ‘For Monumental Commission at Hirshhorn Museum, Mark Bradford is Incorporating Figurative Imagery for First Time’, on:, 31 Jan 2017
‘U.S. Pavilion Features New Work by Mark Bradford and Collaboration with Rio Terà dei Pensieri’, on:, 26 January, 2017
‘First Encounters with Rauschenberg’, in: TateETC, London England, Spring 2017, pp. 72-75
MacSweeny, Eve, ‘Mark Bradford’s Got a Brand New Bag’, on:, 26 January 2017
Harris, Gareth, ‘Venice Biennale 2017: Mark Bradford and Xavier Veilhan projects revealed’, on:, 26 January 2017
‘Mark Bradford Partners with Nonprofit to Help Prisoners Re-Enter Society for 2017 Venice Biennale’, on:, 25 January 2017
McCauley, Mary Carole, ‘In Venice Biennale runup, Baltimore Museum of Art introduces Mark Bradford’, on:, 25 January 2017
Kinsella, Eileen, ‘Who to Network With During Art LA Contemporary’, on:, 24 January 2017
‘What the experts will be seeing in 2017’, on:, 20 January 2017.
‘Rose Art Museum Announces Spring Exhibitions, FRED EVERSLEY, TOMMY HARTUNY, LOUISE NEVELSON, 2/17-6/11’, on:, 18 January 2017
‘Nocturnal Animals' hidden art stars’, on:, 12 January 2017
Lytal, Cristy, ‘Designing the look of 'Nocturnal Animals' was really three jobs in one’, on:, Los
Angeles CA, 10 January 2017
Rosenthal, Emerson, ‘Everything We Know About the Art in 'Nocturnal Animals’, on:, New York NY, 11 January 2017
Harris, Gareth, ‘What the art world has in store for 2017’, on:, 10 January 2017
Souza, Gabriella, ‘The World's Stage’, on:, 5 January 2017

2016 ‘Emotional experiences with art and dance’ — Benjamin Millepied and Christie’s in LA’, on:, 12 December 2016
Goldman, Edward, ‘Dancing and Driving With Art’, on:, 12 December 2016
Whyte, Murray, ‘Throwing shade: Mark Bradford tackles Clifford Still’, on:, London UK, 23 September 2016
Sargent, Antwaun, ‘Vision & Justice Online: Mark Bradford’s Pride of Place’, on:, New York NY, Summer 2016
Williams, Maxwell, ’Mark Bradford: From ’Scorched Earth’ to the Venice Biennale’, on:, New York NY, 9 September 2016
Hawkins, Sydney, ‘Mark Bradford’s ‘Spiderman’ exhibition at UMMA explores race, gender and sexuality’, on:, Ann Arbor MI, 22 July 2016
Perdreau, Yann, ‘Engagé Volontaire: Mark Bradford’, in: L’Officiel Art, Paris France, March-May 2016, pp. 198-209
Hudson, Suzanne, ‘Mark Bradford: Receive calls on your cellphone from jail’, in: Artforum, New York NY, May 2016, pp.164
Civin, Marcus, ‘Mark Bradford: Scorched Earth’, on:, 28 April 2016
McClure, Faith, ‘A conversation with Mark Bradford, the 2016 recipient of the David C. Driskill Prize’, on:, Atlanta GA, 25 April 2016
Miranda, Carolina, ‘L.A. artist to be at Venice’, in: Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles CA, 21 April 2016, E5
Azzarello, Nina, ‘mark bradford artistically interprets a steinway spirio piano with paper and bleach’, on:, 24 April 2016
Edgers, Geoff, ‘Mark Bradford to represent U.S. at Venice Biennale; A first for the Rose Art Museum’, on:, Washington DC, 18 April 2016
Kennedy, Randy, ‘Mark Bradford will represent U.S. at Venice Biennale’, on:, New York NY, 18 April 2016

2015 Michalska, Julia, 'Black Art Matters,' in: The Art Newspaper, Art Basel Daily Edition, London UK, 18 June 2015, pp. 1, 4
Halperin, Julia, 'Artists step up to the plate so US museums can thrive,' in: The Art Newspaper, Art Basel Daily Edition, London UK, 17 June 2015, pp. 1, 4
Pes, Javier, 'Broad “intensifies” its collection ahead of Los Angeles museum opening' in: The Art Newspaper, Art Basel Daily Edition, London UK, 17 June 2015, p. 4
Tomkins, Calvin, 'What Else Can Art Do?,' on:, New York NY, 15 June 2015
Menconi, David, '“The Nothing That Is” brings art drawn on just about everything to Raleigh’s CAM' on:, Raleigh NC, 13 June 2015
Pogrebrin, Robin, Graustark, Barbara, Bowley, Graham and Finkel, Jori, 'New Gallery to Inject a Bit of New York Into Downtown Art World of Los Angeles,' on:, New York NY, 11 June 2015
Dimeglio, Danielle, 'Mark Bradford: Scorched Earth,' on:, Los Angeles CA, 11 June 2015
Berardini, Andrew, 'Different Strokes,' on:, Los Angeles CA, 6 June 2015
Swneson, Eric Minh, 'MOCA Gala Honors John Baldessari (PHOTOS),' on:, Los Angeles CA, 4 June 2015
Schreffler, Laura, 'Louis Vuitton Presents the 2015 MOCA Gala,' on:, Los Angeles CA, 3 June 2015
Tran, Khanh T.L. Tran, 'Stars From Hollywood, Fashion and Art Mingle at MOCA,' on, Los Angeles CA, 1 June 2015
Sanders, Cara, 'Patricia Arquette, Marisa Tomei, and More Gather for MOCA’s 26th Annual Gala,' on:, Los Angeles CA, 1 June 2015
Miranda, Carolina A., 'Roundup: Palmyra ruins still stand, Instagram appropriations, destroying L.A.,' on:, Los Angeles CA, 1 June 2015
Crow, Kelly, ‘Broad New World,’ in: The Wall Street Journal Magazine, New York NY June 2015
Bruns, Charlotte, “Artists and galleries play musical chairs,” in: The Art Newspaper, London UK, June 2015, p. 6
Vankin, Deborah, 'Janella Monae rocks MOCA gala honoring John Baldessari,' on:, Los Angeles CA, 31 May 2015
Williams, Maxwell, 'Britt Robertson, Janelle Monae, Aaron and Sam Taylor-Johnson Turn Out for MOCA Annual Gala,' on:, Los Angeles CA, 31 May 2015
Seed, John, 'Melanie Daniel: “Piecemaker” at Shulamit Gallery, Venice Beach,' on:, 31 May 2015
__, 'Things to Do in Connecticut, May 31 to June 6, 2015,' on:, New York NY, 28 May 2015
Swenson, Eric Minh, 'Obtaining Self-Mastery at Frieze Week NYC,' on:, New York NY, 28 May 2015
Pas, Javier, 'Leading artists express solidarity with artist-activists banned by UAE,' on:, London UK, 27 May 2015
___, 'Portraits of 21 Artists in the Broad’s Art Collection,' on:, New York NY, 26 May 2015
Wishingrand, Emily, 'Rose Art Museum gains five new board members' in:, Waltham MA, 19 May 2015
__, 'Interdependence: can you teach creativity? Plus other big questions,' on:, London UK, 18 May 2015
Hanson, Sarah P., 'Christie’s and Sotheby's Contemporary Sales Demonstrate a Flush, Frantic Market,' on:, 14 May 2015
Martinez, Alanna, 'How Do Museums Collect? Brooklyn Museum Director Arnold Lehman Breaks It Down,' on:, New York NY, 14 May 2015
Burns, Charlotte, 'Frieze New York 2015— Artists change gallery allegiances,' on:, New York NY, 14 May 2015
Vankin, David Ng Anddeborah, 'Works donated by artists raise $22.5 million for Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles,' on:, Los Angeles CA, 14 May 2015
___, 'Christie’s Achieves First-Ever $1 Billion Week; Artist Auction Records Smashed at Sotheby’s,' on, 14 May 2015
Levasseur, Allison, 'Record-Breaking Auction Brings in $380 Million,' on:, New York NY, 13 May 2015
Capon, Alex, 'Rothko heads Sotheby’s contemporary art sale in New York,' on:, 13 May 2015
Abatemarco, Michael, ‘“Art on the Edge 2015” and “Material Matters” at NMMoA,’ on:, Santa Fe NM, 8 May 2015
Ghorashi, Hannah, 'Running Through S|2 With His Woes: On Drake’s Sotheby’s Soundtrack, on:, New York NY, 1 May 2015
Lam, Angela, 'Mark Bradford: Tears of a Tree,' in: Artasiapacific, Hong Kong China, May/June 2015, p. 126
__, 'Auktionen,' in: Monopol, Hamburg Germany, May 2015, pp. 138-140
__, 'Tutto è Progetto,' in: Inventario, Milan Italy, May 2015
Tarocco, Francesca, 'Mark Bradford: Rockbund Art Museum, Shangai,' in: Frieze, London UK, May 2015, pp. 224-225
Olujimi, Kambui, 'A Conversation with Mark Bradford,' in: Blouin Art Info, New York NY, May 2015, pp. 78-79
Cascone, Sarah, 'The Whitney’s Hidden Gems: 10 Masterworks Not to Miss in the New Building,' on:, New York NY, 24 April 2015
Wagley, Catherine, 'Who’s in Control of Leimert Park’s Future? It’s Hard to Tell,' on:, Los Angeles CA, 23 April 2015
Miranda, Carolina A., 'The Whitney Museum announces inaugural show and the Internet parses,' on:, Los Angeles CA, 16 April 2015
Kumar, Krishna, 'Sharjah Biennale 12: engaging imaginations of the future,' on:, Dubai United Arab Emirates, 15 April 2015
__, 'Santa Monica Museum of Art Announces SMMoA Unbound,' on:, New York NY, 15 April 2015
Boehm, Mike, 'Santa Monica Museum of Art to leave longtime home at Bergamot Station,' on:, Los Angeles CA, 14 April 2015
Pogrebin, Robin, 'At the Helm of a Philanthropist’s New Los Angeles Museum,' on:, Los Angeles CA, 12 April 2015
Vogel, Sabine B. 'Wind, Wüste, Sonne— Zeitreisen In,' on:, Berlin Germany, April/May 2015
Ringle, Hallie, 'Salon Style,' in: Studio, Harlem NY, Winter-Spring 2015, pp. 20-21
__, 'Inside the Exhibit: Mark Bradford—Tears of a Tree,' on:, Shanghai China, March 27, 2015
Crow, Kelly, 'Sotheby’s to Seek About $50 Million for a Roy Lichtenstein,' on:, New York NY, 20 March 2015
Pogrebin, Robin, 'Not Digital Art, but Art Learned Digitally,' on:, New York NY, 19 March 2015
Gerlis, Melanie, Michalska, Julia and Movius, Lisa, 'China opens its door wider to foreign artists,' on:, London UK, 15 March 2015
Sutton, Kate, 'Practice Makes Perfect,' on:, New York NY, 14 March 2015
Sutton, Kate, 'Artist Mark Bradford Brings Hope, Hammer and a Little Hollywood to Leimert Park,' on:, Los Angeles CA, 13 March 2015
__, 'RAM Sound: Deconstruction/reconstruction vs. Mark Bradford’s Tears of a Tree @ Rockbund Art Museum,' on:, Shanghai China, 13 March 2015
Mackin, Ashley, 'Latest in “Murals of La Jolla” series unveiled on Fay Avenue', on:, San Diego CA, 11 March 2015
Stromberg, Matt, 'New LA Art Space with a Mission Opens in Leimert Park', on:, Brooklyn NY, 10 March 2015
Kinsella, Eileen, 'Scope Art Fair Delivers a Colorful Punch of Wild, Wacky Art Including Bjork,' on:, New York NY, 7 March 2015
Ruiz, Christina, 'Miami’s art museums are becoming rudderless ships,' on:, London UK, 3 March 2015
Shea, Christopher D., 'What’s On This Week Around the World,' on:, New York NY, 27 February 2015
Boehm, Mike, 'Not just Spock: Leonard Nimoy’s arts trek covered many galaxies,' on:, Los Angeles CA, 27 February 2015
__, 'Leimert Park Gets A Rad New Art Space With A Black Panther Exhibit,' on:, Los Angeles CA, 27 February 2015
Syrkett, Asad, 'Annabelle Selldorf to Design New Hauser & Wirth Gallery in Chelsea,' on:, New York NY, 24 Feburary 2015
__, 'A Glimpse Inside The Broad,' on:, Los Angeles CA, 23 Feburary 2015
Munro, Cait 'Theaster Gates to Present at United States Artist Assembly in Chicago', on:, New York NY, 23 February 2015
Wyrick, Christopher, 'Leonardo Dicaprio and Wes Anderson Celebrate Artist John Currin at Gagosian Gallery', on:, Los Angeles CA, 21 February 2015
Adam, Georgina, 'The Art Market: The imitation game', on:, New York NY, 20 February 2015
Felder, Rachel, 'Tom Ford hits Hollywood', on:, New York NY, 20 February 2015
Smee, Sebastian, 'Raw power at Rose Art Museum', on:, Boston MA, 19 February 2015
Bowley, Graham, 'Chairman of Phillips Sees Major Changes in Auctions', on:, New York NY, 19 February 2015
Finkel, Jori, '35 Artists Donate Works to Benefit Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art', on:, New York NY, 18 February 2015
Duray, Dan, 'Sotheby’s Spring Sales Will Offer 35 Works to Benefit MOCA Los Angeles', on:, New York NY, 18 February 2015
Gleadell, Colin, 'Art Sales: post-war profits rise', on:, London UK, 17 February 2015
Vankin, Deborah, 'A sneak peek at the Broad museum draws an enthusiastic crowd', on:, Los Angeles CA, 16 February 2015
Smith, Russell, 'Qatar and the art-killing effects of capitalism', on:, Toronto CA, 13 February 2015
Valentine, Victoria L. 'Mark Bradford and Theaster Gates Post Record Sales at London Actions', on:, New York NY, 16 February 2015
___, 'Ai Weiwei Zodiac Heads Sculptures Set New Auction Record For The Artist', on:, London UK, 16 February 2015.
Kazakina, Katya, 'Ai Weiwei Sets Record as Phillips Caps $1 Billion Sales', on:, New York NY, 14 February 2015
___'Art Review: Mark Bradford’s Tears of a Tree', on:, Hong Kong CN, 10 February 2015
Vakin, Deborah, 'Jamie McCourt and Aileen Getty amoung new MOCA board trustees, on:, Los Angeles CA, 12 February 2015
___'Picasso Who? AfroPop + Afropunk Blow Up Black Modern Art', on:, New York NY, 5 February 2015
Huan, Si. 'Layered “paintings” inspired by old Shanghai', on:, Shanghai CN, 5 February 2015
Shuangje, Sun, 'US artist Mark Bradford unveils Shanghai in paper works', on:, Shanghai CN, 3 February 2015
Kim, Clara M., 'My Year Ahead: Clara M Kim', on:, New York NY, 29 January 2015
___'Our top international exhibitions this week: Japan after the bomb and much more', on:, Abu Bhabi UAE, 29 January 2015
___'CalArts Grad Wins U.S. Department of State’s 2014 Medal of the Arts', on:, Santa Clara CA, 28 January 2015
Granovsky Brooke, 'Rose Art Museum’s spring exhibitions emphasize lesser-known artists', on:, Waltham MA, 26 January 2015
Worden, Leon, 'CalArts Alum One of 7 Artists Honoured by State Department', on:, Santa Clarita CA, 26 January 2015
___,'Seven artists awarded State Department medal', on:, Columbia MO, 25 January 2014
Burns, Charlotte, 'Prospect New Orleans goes off the beaten track with new artistic director', on:, London UK, 23 January 2015
___, 'Seven artists awarded State Department Medal of Arts for cultural diplomacy', on:, Washington DC, 21 January 2015
Shea, Christopher D., 'What’s On This Week Around the World', on:, New York NY, 23 January 2015
___, 'Joni Mitchell Has a Fashion Moment with Yves Saint Laurent, Talks “Love Has Many Faces” and More', on:, New York NY, 20 January 2015
___, 'Julie Mehretu Awarded 2015 Medal of Arts by U.S. State Department', on:, New York NY, 16 January 2015
___, 'Accolades', on:, Brooklyn NY, 16 January 2015
Duray, Dan, 'Xu Bing, Mark Bradford, Sam Gilliam, Maya Lin, Julie Mehretu, Pedro Reyes, and Kehinde Wiley Win U.S. Department Of State Medals Of Arts', on:, New York NY, 15 January 2015
Kinsella, Eileen, 'Lombard Fried Gallery To Close After Two Decades', on:, New York, NY, 14 January 2015
___, 'LAXART’s Next Phase: The nonprofit has a new home', on:, New York NY, 14 January 2015
Reyburn, Scott, 'Auction of a Cézanne Highlights New Realities', on:, New York NY, 9 January 2015

2014 Gibbs, Adrienne Samuels, “Color Theory”: A Real, Live Art Intervention for Englewood', on:, Chicago IL, 13 December 2014
Vankin, Deborah, 'Helen Molesworth, MOCA’s new chief curator, relishes the possibilities', on:, Los Angeles CA, 12 December 2014
Regan, Shaun Caley. 'The Most Admired Art Dealers of 2014', on:, New York NY, 24 December 2014
Goldman, Edward, 'Artsy Gifts According to Edward Goldman', on:, New York NY, 25 December 2014
Cook, Greg, 'There’s Still A Lot Of People Struggling' – MacArthur “Genius” Mark Bradford', on:, Boston MA, 22 December 2014
___, 'Hammer Museum Partners with Nonprofit Art + Practice', on:, New York NY, 17 December 2014
Russeth, Andrew, 'Hammer Museum Partners with New Arts Center Cofounded by Mark Bradford', on:, New York NY, 16 December 2014
Miranda, Carolina A. 'Mark Bradford’s Art + Practice to bring art social services to Leimert', on:, Los Angeles CA, 15 December 2014
___, 'Fairground', in: Vanity Fair, New York NY, p. 50, January 2014
Daniel, Daria, 'For Just Five Days, Wade Guyton, Dana Schultz, and Rashid Johnson at de la Cruz Collection', on:, New York NY, 11 December 2014
___, 'Art Basel Miami Beach', on:, London EN, 10 December 2014
Buckley, Kelly, 'Tell me your memories of the tide', on:, Essex EN, 3 December 2014
Maneker, Marion, 'The Coming Democratization of Contemporary Art', on:, Washington DC, 9 December 2014
Tully, Judd, 'Art Basel Miami Beach: A Fatigued Market Soldiers On', on:, New York NY, 4 December 2014
Smee, Sebastian, 'The ticket: Art', on:, Boston MA, 15 November 2014
Taylor, Alix, 'Sea Monsters and Liquid Geography', on:, Brooklyn NY, 24 November 2014
Smee, Sebastian, 'The ticket: Art', on:, Boston MA, 1 November 2014
Petrie, Lisa, 'Rose Art Museum hosts successful diaspora event', on:, Waltham MA, 31 October 2014
Sheerin, Mark, 'A Museum of our Time: masterpieces from the permenant collections at the Guggenheim', on:, Brighton EN, 30 October 2014
Sulaiman, Sahra, 'Leimert Park People St. Plaza Set for Soft Opening at December CicLAvia', on:, Los Angeles CA, 29 October 2014
Bencks, Jarret, 'Anita Hill and Mark Bradford pack the Rose', on:, Waltham MA, 29 October 2014
___, 'Mark Bradford Among LA MoCA’s Four New Trustees', on:, New York NY, 23 October 2014
Gelt, Jessica, 'Museum of Contemporary Art elects 4 new members to board of trustees', on:, Los Angeles CA, 22 October 2014
Finkel, Jori, 'Mark Bradford and 3 Collectors Join Board of Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art', on:, New York NY, 22 October 2014
___, 'Mark Bradford Joins MOCA Board of Trustees', on:, Los Angeles CA, 23 October 2014
Feeney, Mark, 'Striking dualities from Lorna Simpson', on:, Boston MA, 21 October 2014
McQuaid, Cate, 'Critic’s pick for fall museum exhibitions around New England', on:, Boston MA, 18 October 2014
Vankin, Deborah, 'Disney descendant replaces Beutner as CalArts chairman', on:, Los Angeles CA, 16 October 2014
Brookhardt, D. Eric, 'Prospect New Orleans', on:, New Orleans LA, 13 October 2014
Edgers, Geoff, 'L.A.’s cultural boom: Artists and museums are moving in', on:, Washington DC, 10 October 20154
Schwartzel, Erich, 'Inside the Hammer Museum Gala Honoring Joni Mitchell, Mark Bradford', on:, New York NY, 12 October 2014
Burns, Charlotte, 'Can a biennial fix New Orleans?', in: The Art Newspaper, London UK, October 2014, pp. 71-73
Ossei-Mensah, Larry, 'Art: Top of the Class', on:, New York NY, 1 October 2014
Smee, Sebastian, 'Mark Bradford's bold vision at the Rose', on:, Boston MA, 18 September 2014, ill.
___, 'Seven Not-to-Be-Missed Arty Parties Happening This Fall', on:, New York NY, 15 September 2014
Knight, Christopher, 'Los Angeles’ art world is bigger and wider', on:, Los Angeles CA, 12 September 2014
Cooper, Ashton, 'Judd's Last Stack Hits the Block, Helsinki Bucks Guggenheim, and More', on:, New York NY, 11 September 2014
Bencks, Jarret, 'Guiding light: 'Light of Reason' illuminated, Rose opening celebrated', on:, 11 September 2014
Wishingrad, Emily, 'Campus gathers for lighting of sculpture',, Waltham MA, September 2014
Burns, Charlotte, 'Mark Bradford maps exploration at the Rose Art Museum', on: www.theartnewspaper,com, London UK, 8 September 2014, ill.
Wagley, Catherine, '5 Artsy Things to Do in L.A. this Week, Including a Dancing Cheerleader', on:, Los Angeles CA, 11 September 2014, ill.
Bradford, Mark, 'The Detail', in: Art in America, New York NY, September 2014, pp. 14, 44-45, ill.
Grossberg, Michael, 'Wexner Center celebrates 25 years of artistic vitality', on:, Columbus OH, 17 August 2014
___, 'Art Basel 2014', in: Art Investment, Taipei TW, July 2014, pp. 151-155
___, 'London contemporary sales put their best faces forward', on:, London UK, 3 July 2014
Milliard, Coline, 'Ostrowski Triumphs at Phillips' Otherwise Tepid Contemporary Sale', on:, New York NY, 2 July 2014
___, 'Erasure/Memory – Mark Bradford and Toby Ziegler', on:, Hong Kong CN, 30 June 2014, ill.
___, 'Che cosa sta preparando. Mark Bradford', in: Il Corriere della Sera, Rome IT, 27 June 2014, p. 101
___, 'Luoise Bourgeois 'L'araignée et les tapisseries' and Mark Bradford 'My Head Became a Rock' at Hauser & Wirth, Zurich', on:, Milan IT, 27 June 2014, ill.
___, 'Art Basel 45 Remains Its Supremacy In The Art Marketplace', on:, London UK, 23 June 2014
Levesque, Dawn, ''Fútbol: The Beautiful Game' Exhibit at the LACMA', on:, Las Vegas NV, 20 June 2014
Nagesh, Ashitha, 'INTERVIEW: Mark Bradford on Caillebotte’s Raboteurs de Parquet', on:, New York NY, 19 June 2014
Rochebouët, Béatrice De, 'acheteuse s'est emparée de cette 45e édition', in: Le Figaro, Paris FR, 19 June 2014, page unknown
Yablonsky, Linda, 'Time and Time Again', on:, New York NY, 17 June 2014
Rochebouët, Béatrice De, 'Bâle emballe le monde de l'art', in: Le Figaro, Paris FR, 17 June 2014, p. 30
___, 'American artist Mark Bradford's inaugural exhibition with Hauser & Wirth opens in Zurich', on:, Mexico City MX, 14 June 2014, ill.
Hirschowitz, Bianca, 'Hauser & Wirth Heads West', on:, 12 June 2014
___, 'Rose Art Museum Sets Fall 2014 Exhibitions', on:, New York NY, 11 June 2014
___, 'Mark Bradford – My Head Became a Rock', on:, Zurich CH, June 2014, ill.
Rosenmeyer, Aoife, 'Ab Nach… Zürich / Basel', in: Monopol, Berlin DE, June 2014, pp. 114-115
Gordon, Amanda, '___', on:, New York NY, 14 May 2014
Yung, Vanessa, Jiang, Sijia [et al.], 'Tour of beauty: from galleries and installations to auctions', on:, Hong Kong CN, 8 May 2014
___, 'Mark Bradford at White Cube', on:, Hong Kong CN, 16 April 2014, ill.
Wagley, Catherine, 'How Will Michelle Papillion's New Gallery Help Leimert Park?', on:, Los Angeles CA, 3 April 2014
Sulaiman, Sahra, 'Pop-Up Plaza Enhances Art Walk, Hints at What Could Be in Leimert', on:, Los Angeles CA, 1 April 2014
___, '"Bad Ass" Painting by Mark Bradford In the Studio – The Artist's Studio - MOCATV', on:, Indianapolis IN, April 2014, ill.
___, 'Dong Aitken with Mark Bradford: Behind the Wall', on:, April 2014, ill.
Bigelow, Catherine, 'Airbnb plays SFMOMA Director's Circle Dinner host', on:, San Francisco CA, 25 March 2014
Schreffler, Laura, 'MOCA to Welcome new Director Philippe Vergne at Annual Gala', on:, Miami FL, 21 March 2014
Williams, Maxwell, 'Art Stars and Power Players Support CalArts' John Baldessari Building', on:, Los Angeles CA, 26 February 2014
Toney, A.K., 'Leimert Park Art Village: The Struggle with a Sense of Place', on:, Burbank CA, 19 February 2014
MacCash, Doug, ''30 Americans', a visual feast of African-American art at the CAC, opens Feb. 8', on:, New Orleans LA, 4 February 2014

2013 Davie, William, 'Review of Mark Bradford: Through Darkest America by Truck and Tank at White Cube, London', on:, York UK, 29 November 2014, ill.
___, 'Mark Bradford: Through Darkest America by Truck and Tank', on:, London UK, 28 November 2014, ill.
___, ‘Art Takeway, Four shows with fab freebies’, in: Time Out London, 19 -25 November 2013, p. 96, ill.
Amirsadeghi, Hossein, ‘Artists at work’, on: HYPERLINK "" , 1 November 2013, ill.
Russeth, Andrew, ‘National Academy Names Abramovic, Bradford, Hendricks, Rosenquist, Sze and More as 2013 Academicians’, on: HYPERLINK "" , 1 November 2013
Sherwin, Skye, ‘Exhibitions, Frieze Art Fair and new openings London’, The Guardian Guide, 12 – 18 October 2013, p. 36, ill.
Keyse, Sophie, ‘Through Darkest America by Truck and Tank by Mark Bradford at White Cube Bermondsey’, on: HYPERLINK "" , 21 October 2013, ill.
Gleadell, Colin, ‘Art Sales: Eyes of the world turn to London’s art fairs’, in: The Telegraph, London/UK, 14 October 2013
Simek, Peter, 'Abstraction, From the Inside Out: An Interview With Mark Bradford', on:, Dallas TX, 13 October 2014, ill.
___, ‘Through Darkest America by Truck and Tank. Artist Mark Bradford, on: HYPERLINK "" , October 2013
___, ‘White Cube Bermondsey travels “Through Darkest America”’, on: HYPERLINK "" , Paris FR, 7 October 2013
Stoilas, Helen, ‘Collector’s difficult neighbour inspires artist Mark Bradford’s installation’, on: HYPERLINK "" , London UK, 1 August 2013, ill.
Michno, Christopher, ‘Mark Bradford Texting While Painting’, in: Artillery, Volume 7 Issue 4, March 2013, Los Angeles CA

2012 Weintraub, Mark, 'On view now Mark Bradford and the revival of abstraction', on:, 6 December 2012
Un-authored, 'Abstract poetic: new collages by Mark Bradford at Sikkema Jenkins', on:, 4 December 2012
Micchelli, Thomas, 'Is Mark Bradford the Best Painter in America', on:, 17 November 2012
___, 'Friends of: Mark Bradford, visual artist',, 12 October 2012
___, 'Help raise awareness for arts and technology education: friends of Vik Muniz for Spectaculu', on:, October 2012
___, 'Who was most in demand in 2011-12?’, Art in America(annual guide', No.7, August 2012, p. 58
Finkel, Jori, 'Making paint dance: Mark Bradford and Benjamin Millepied', on:, 19 July 2012

2011 Shiff, Richard, 'Every shiny object wants an infant who will love it', in: Art Journal, Vol.70, No.1, Spring 2011, p. 30, 32, 33
Schiff, Richard, 'Every shiny object wants an infant who will love it', in: Art Journal, Spring 2011, pp. 6-34

2010 Spears, Dorothy, 'Hoop dreams of his own design', on:, 10 December 2010

2009 Amado, Miguel, 'Post-Katrina: prospect.1', on:, No.42, January-February 2009, p.44
Ligon, Glenn and Elizabeth Schambelan, 'Civic engagement', in: Artforum, No. 5, January 2009, pp.166-177
Montreuil, Greg, 'Mark Bradford', in: Flash Art 42, November-December 2009, p. 88
Sciortino-Rinehart, Natalie, 'Missing prospects: a reflection on ‘prospect.1 New Orleans.' On:, 19 January 2009
Sewell, Brian, 'Abstract America goes back to New York school', in: London Evening Standard, London UK, 4 June 2009
Wei, Lilly, 'New Orleans report: deliverance: the Biennial', in: Art in America, 97, No.2, February 2009, pp. 43–52

2008 Adams, Wayne, 'The problems of painting from four corners: painters frame contemporary painting', in: Image. Journal of the Arts and Religion, 60, 2008, pp. 67–71, ill.
Amado, Miguel, 'Life On Mars: 55th carnegie international', on:, 41, July-September 2008, pp. 241-244
Berwick, Carly, 'Encouraging wards', in: ARTnews, 107, No.9, New York NY, October 2008, pp. 66–67
Church, Amanda, 'Mark Bradford', on:, March-April 2008, p. 132
Cohen, David, 'Soul revival', on:, 14 February 2008
Eden, Laura, 'Mark Bradford', in: Elle Décor, New York NY, October 2008, pp. 94–96
Gwinn, Liz, 'Mark Bradford at Prospect.1.', in: Studio Magazine, Fall/Winter 2008–09, pp. 40–41
Heartney, Eleanor, 'Make it new', on:, 96, No.4, April 2008, pp. 82–85
Heiser, Jörg, '55th carnegie international', in: Frieze 117, New York NY, September 2008, pp.187–188
Kaufman, Jason Edward, 'Prospect.1—can New Orleans reinvent itself as a fine art destination?', in: The Art Newspaper, London UK, 17 December 2008
Knight, Christopher, 'Mark Bradford examines life viewed through today’s technology', in: Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles CA, 2 April 2008
MacCash, Doug, 'Art Ahoy: a vessel loaded with symbolism', on:, 2 November 2008
McQuaid, Cate, 'Streetwise', on:, 30 March 2008
Moss, Meredith, 'Huge Collage Greets Museum Patrons', on:, 24 June 2008
Newcomb, Beth, 'Artpace works hard to bring Contemporary Art to San Antonio', on:, 26 August 2008
Rosenberg, Karen, 'Mark Bradford: nobody jones', in: New York Times, New York NY, 8 February 2008
Schwalb, Harry, 'Carnegie international: Carnegie Museum of Art', in: ARTnews,107, No.7, New York NY, Summer 2008, p.173
Smith, Roberta, 'Kaleidoscopic Biennial for a Scarred City', in: New York Times, New York NY, 4 November 2008
Wilson, Michael, 'Mark Bradford at Sikkema Jenkins & Co', in: Artforum, 46, No. 8, New York NY, April 2008, pp. 369–370
Wolff, Elaine, 'Racing against time and the odds at artpace', on:, 13 August 2008
Wulff, Friederike, 'Mark Bradford', on:, No. 1, January 2008, pp. 76–77

2007 Amado, Miguel, 'Street level', in:, May 2007
Bedford, Christopher, 'Eden’s edge: fifteen LA artists at the Hammer Museum', on:, 23 August 2007
Brown, Becky, 'Neither new nor correct: New Work by Mark Bradford', on:, November 2007
Christie, Tom, 'The newcomer', on:, 24 May 2007
Crowl, Tara, 'A collision of art to reflect the pocketed City of Angels', in: The Daily Trojan/University of Southern California, Los Angeles CA, 15 May 2007
Dambrot, Shana Nys, 'La la land: Eden’s edge', in: ArtReview, New York NY, 11 May 2007, p. 32
Epstein, Rebecca, 'A selection of sensuous affection', in: LA City Beat, Los Angeles CA, 7 June 2007
Farber, Jim, 'On the edge', in: Daily News of Los Angeles, Los Angeles CA , 27 May 2007
Finkel, Jori, 'A reluctant fraternity, thinking post-black', in: New York Times, New York NY, 10 June 2007
Frank, Peter, 'Eden’s Edge’ at the Hammer Museum', on:, 38, No. 8, October 2007, pp.17-18
Halperen, Max, 'Mark Bradford + William Cordova +Robin Rhode', in: Art Papers, 31, No. 4, Atlanta GA, July-August 2007, p. 59
Harvey, Doug, 'Personal choices', on:, 24 May 2007
Jackson, Brian Keith, 'How I made it: Mark Bradford', in: New York Magazine, New York NY, 24 September 2007
Klein, Jennie, 'Performance, post-border art, and urban geography', in: Performing Arts Journal, 86, New York NY, 2007, pp. 31-39
Leffingwell, Edward, 'Report from Sao Paulo: design for living', Art in America 92, No.2, February 2007, pp. 78-83
Mizota, Sharon, 'Mark Bradford at LAXART, Los Angeles', on:, 106, No.2, February 2007, pp.139–140

2006 Diehl, Travis, 'A medium we can all appreciate: Weatherspoon’s 2006 art on paper', in: The Carolinian (University of North Carolina, Greensboro) North Caroline NC, 28 November 2006
Feinstein, Roni, 'Miami preview', in: Art in America, 94, No.11, New York NY, December 2006, pp. 43-46
Hardy, Ernest, 'The eye of LA/Mark Bradford', in: Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles CA, 11 June 2006
Lindeman, Donald, 'Mark Bradford at Sikkema Jenkins', in: Art in America, 94, No.4, New York NY, April 2006, p.161
Mack, Joshua, 'Mark Bradford: grace and measure', in: Modern Painters, New York NY, February 2006, p.111
Markovits, Benjamin, 'Culture sculpture', in: Times Literary Supplement, London UK, 3 November 2006, p.18
Martin, Courtney J., 'Mark Bradford: Sikkema Jenkins & Co', in: Flash Art, 39, Milan IT, January-February 2006, pp.102–3
Mendelsohn, Meredith, 'Mark Bradford: Sikkema Jenkins & Co', in: ARTNews, 105, No.3, New York NY, March 2006, p.134
Rosenberg, Karen, 'Ready to watch', in: New York Magazine, New York NY, 27 February 2006, pp. 46-49
Sharpe, Emily, 'Mark Bradford: mapping urban sprawl', in: The Art Newspaper, New York NY, 6 December 2006
Stevens, Mark, 'Radical meek', in: New York Magazine, New York NY, 27 March 2006, p. 80

2005 Pagel, David, 'Turning artwork into border issue', in: Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles CA, 2 September 2005
Washington, Michele Y, 'Shaping the language of visual culture in post-black, post-soul, or hip-hop iconography? Defining the new aesthetics', in: The International Review of African American Art, No.2, 2005, p.12

2004 Chang, Richard, 'The art of the new', on:, 10 October 2004
Chattopadhyay, Collette, 'Fading into view: African American artists in Los Angeles’, Artweek 35, No.2, March 2004, pp.12–13
Dambrot, Shana Nys, 'Dye another day', in: ARTNews, 103, No.10, New York NY, November 2004, p.141
Haithman, Diane, 'Crossing generations', in: Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles CA, 19 January 2004
Hughes, Robert J., 'Rising stars of Spring', in: Wall Street Journal, New York NY,12 March 2004
Knight, Christopher, 'Biennial arrives, and so does a museum', in: Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles CA, 13 October 2004
Martens, Anne, 'Bounce: Mark Bradford and Glenn Kaino, REDCAT', in: Flash Art, Milan IT, 37, March-April 2004, pp.108-109
Segade, Alex, 'Bounce', in: ArtUS, Los Angeles CA, 3, June–August 2004, p. 11
Thea, Carolee, 'Profile: Mark Bradford’, on:, Issue 40, 2004, pp. 28-29
Valdez, Sarah, ’Mark Bradford at Lombard-Freid’, in: Art in America 92, No.8, New York NY, September 2004, p.136

2003 Scarborough, James, 'Mark Bradford at Patricia Faure Gallery', in: Artweek 34, No.1, New York NY, February 2003, pp.17–18 2003
Smith, Roberta, 'Art in review: Mark Bradford; Katie Grinnan', in: New York Times, New York NY, 5 September 2003

2002 Bischoff, Dan, 'Selections: Contemporary Art by African Americans', Sunday Star Ledger, 2002
Colpitt, Frances, 'Mark Bradford at Finesilver', Art in America, Issue 90, No.11, New York NY, November 2002, p.165
Firstenberg, Lauri, 'Mark Bradford', in: Flash Art, Issue 35, January-February 2002, p. 95
Gaines, Malik, 'The post-black bomb', in: Tema Celeste 90, New York NY, March-April 2002, pp. 53–54
Jones, Amelia, 'The post-black bomb', in: Tema Celeste 90, New York NY, March-April 2002, pp. 53–54
Klein, Mason, 'Mark Bradford: Lombard-Freid Fine Arts', in: Artforum, Issue 40, No.5, New York NY, January 2002, pp.142–143
Schoonmaker, Trevor, 'Hot comb', in: Oneworld 7, No.4, August-September 2002, pp.122–123
Von Schlegell, Mark, 'Snapshot: new art from Los Angeles', in: Artext, Issue 75, Milan IT, November 2001-January 2002, pp. 76–77

2001 Budick, Ariella, 'Post black and white', on:, 1 June 2001
Cotter, Holland, 'A full studio Museum Show starts with 28 young artists and a Shoehorn', in: New York Times, New York NY, 11 May 2001
Knight, Christopher, 'A ‘Snapshot’ of LA Artists', in: Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles CA, 6 June 2001
Peterson, Thane, 'Art Collectors get patriotic', on:, 31 December 2001
Princenthal, Nancy, 'Freestyle: Studio Museum in Harlem, New York', in: Artext, Issue 74, Milan IT, August-October 2001, p. 92
Saltz, Jerry, 'Post-black: radical intelligence at the Studio Museum in Harlem', in: Village Voice, New York NY, 22 May 2001, p. 51
Sirmans, Franklin, 'I don’t think you ready for this jelly', in: Time Out New York, New York NY, November 2001, p. 15-22
Subotnick, Ali, 'Snapshot: new art from Los Angeles', in: Frieze, Issue 62, New York NY, October 2001, pp. 99-100
Tate, Greg, 'The golden age', in: Village Voice, New York NY, 22 May 2001, p. 49
Tumlir, Jan, 'Snapshot', IN: Artforum, Issue 40, No. 2, New York NY, October 2001, p. 155
Valdez, Sarah, 'Freestyling', in: Art in America, Issue 89, No. 9, New York NY, September 2001, pp.134-139, p. 162
Waxman, Lori, 'Freestyle: The Studio Museum Harlem', in: New Art Examiner, Chicago IL, Issue 29, No.2, November-December 2001, p. 90

2000 Harvey, Doug, 'Gender, race', in:,10 August 2000
Horton, David, 'Color theory at Luggage Store Gallery', in: Artweek 31, No.9, New York NY, September 2000, pp. 23–24

1999 Ellegood, Anne, 'A place called lovely', in: NY Arts, New York NY,October 1999
Piccaio, Gina, 'Pick your poison', in: LA Times, Los Angeles CA, November 1999
Shearing, Graham, 'Contemporary: two local shows of radical art deserve to be explored', in: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburg PA,11 April 1999
Thomas, Mary, 'L.A. Artist Bradford presses boundaries of Black Modernism', in: Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Pittsburg PA, 3 April 1999
Sherman, Ann Elliott, 'Color as concept: African American artists treat ‘black’ as verb at WORKS', in: Silicon Valley Metro, San Jose CA, 23-29 October 1999

1998 Webster, Mary Hull, 'Wings of desire and Mark Bradford at the San Francisco Art Institute', in: Artweek, Issue 29, New York NY, No.4, April 1998, pp. 19-20

1997 Berk, Amy, 'Black is a VERB! at WORKS/San José', in: Artweek, Issue 28, No.12, New York NY, December 1997, p.18


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