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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

2020 Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 'Mark Bradford. End Papers', Fort Worth TX

2019 Hauser & Wirth, 'Mark Bradford. Cerberus', London, UK
The Long Museum, 'Mark Bradford. Los Angeles', Shanghai, China

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, UK (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', São 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, UK

2012 Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, 'Mark Bradford', Durham NC (Travelling Exhibition)
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, UK
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, 'Travis', San Antonio TX
Cincinnati Art Museum, 'Maps and Manifests. New work by Mark Bradford', Cincinnati OH
Sikkema 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', San Francisco CA

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

1998 Deep River, 'Distribution', Los Angeles CA
Walter and McBean Galleries, San Francisco Art Institute, 'Floss', San Francisco CA

Group Exhibitions

2020 PAMM Pérez Art Museum Miami, ‘Solidary & Solitary. The Joyner/Giuffrida Collection’, Miami FL
Susan Swartz Studios, ‘Art and Social Justice’, Park City UT

2019 de la Cruz Collection, 'From Day to Day', Miami FL
Barnes Foundation, '30 Americans', Philadelphia PA (Travelling Exhibition)
Baltimore Museum of Art, 'Generations. A History of Black Abstract Art', Baltimore MD
Mead Art Museum, 'Starting Something New. Recent Contemporary Art Acquisitions and Gifts', Amherst MA
The Warehouse, 'The Sensation of Space', Dallas TX
Baltimore Museum of Art, 'Every Day. Selections from the Collection', Baltimore MD
La Panaceé, 'The Street. Where the World is Made', Montpellier, France (Travelling Exhibition)
Luma Westbau, 'It's Urgent', Zurich, Switzerland
Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum, 'Cut. Abstraction in the United States from the 1970s to the Present', Miami FL
Des Moines Art Center, 'Queer Abstraction', Des Moines IA
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, '30 Americans', Kansas City MO (Travelling Exhibition)
Denver Art Museum, 'The Light Show', Denver CO
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 'Home is a Foreign Place. Recent Acquisitions in Context', New York NY
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, 'Now Playing. Video 1999-2019', Scottsdale AZ
Joslyn Art Museum, '30 Americans', Omaha NE (Travelling Exhibition)
MCA Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 'Prisoner of Love. Love and Hate', Chicago IL
Schnitzer Museum of Art, 'Social Space', Pullman WA

2018 MAXXI - Museo Nazionale Delle Arti Del XXI Secolo, 'The Street. Where the World Is Made', Rome, Italy (Travelling Exhibition)
Fondation Louis Vuitton, 'In Tune with the World', Paris, France
Palm Springs Art Museum, 'Unsettled', Palm Springs CA
Tucson Museum of Art, '30 Americans', Tucson AZ (Travelling Exhibition)
Museum of the African Diaspora, 'Second Look, Twice' San Francisco CA
Hallie Ford Museum of Art, 'Witness. Themes of Social Justice in Contemporary Printmaking and Photography', (cur. John Olbrantz, Elizabeth Bilyeu), Salem OR
Juliet Art Museum, '30 Americans', Charleston WV (Travelling Exhibition)
Taubman Museum of Art, 'Reclamation! Pan-African Works from the Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection', Roanoke VA
Peabody Essex Museum, 'Playtime', Salem MA
McNay Art Museum, '30 Americans', San Antonio TX (Travelling Exhibition)

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
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
Tacoma Art Museum, '30 Americans', Tacoma WA (Travelling Exhibition)
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
Cincinnati Art Museum, '30 Americans', Cincinnati OH (Travelling Exhibition)
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
Detroit Institute of Arts, '30 Americans', Detroit MI (Travelling Exhibition)
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
Barbican Arts Centre, 'Station to Station', London UK
Arkansas Art Center, '30 Americans', Little Rock AR (Travelling Exhibition)

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 (Travelling Exhibition)
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 Hague, Netherlands
Frist Center for the Visual Arts, '30 Americans', Nashville TN (Travelling Exhibition)
Wexner Center for the Arts, 'Blues for Smoke', Columbus OH (Travelling Exhibition)
Milwaukee Art Museum, '30 Americans', Milwaukee WI (Travelling Exhibition)
White Cube, 'The Gesture and the Sign', São 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, 'Blues for Smoke', Los Angeles CA (Travelling Exhibition)
MOCA Museum of Contemporary Art, 'The Painting Factory. Abstraction After Warhol', Los Angeles CA
Chrysler Museum of Art, '30 Americans', Norfolk VA (Travelling Exhibition)

2011 Espacio 1414, 'Painting…EXPANDED', Santurce, Spain
Corcoran Gallery of Art, '30 Americans', Washington DC (Travelling Exhibition)
12th Istanbul Biennial, 'Untitled', Istanbul, Turkey
White Cube, 'New Order', London, UK
North Carolina Museum of Art, '30 Americans', Raleigh NC (Travelling Exhibition)
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, 'Hard Targets' Columbus OH
Artrain, 'America Now + Here' (cur. Eric Fischl), United States
Akron Art Museum, 'Pattern ID', Akron OH
Museum of Contemporary Art, 'Viva la Revolucion. A Dialogue with Urban Landscape' San Diego CA

2009 Saatchi Gallery, 'Abstract America. New Painting of Sculpture', London, UK
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
LACMA Los Angeles County Museum of Art, '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 (Travelling Exhibition)
FLAG Art Foundation, 'Wall Rockets. Contemporary Artists and Ed Ruscha', New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 'Wall Rockets. Contemporary Artists and Ed Ruscha', Buffalo NY (Travelling Exhibition)
FLAG Art Foundation, 'Drawn Together', New York 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
Zachęta Narodowa Galeria Sztuki, 'Czarny Alfabet – KonTEKSTY Współczesnej Sztuki Afroamerykańskiej (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, UK
Fundação Bienal de São Paulo, '27a Bienal de São Paulo', São 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
L.A. 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


2019 American Academy of Arts & Sciences Member

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



2020 Auping, Michael, ‘Mark Bradford: End Papers’, Fort Worth: Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Munich: Prestel Verlag, 2020, ill. (exh. cat.)

2019 Wang, Wei, Nawi, Diana, 'Mark Bradford. Los Angeles', Shanghai: Long Museum, 2019, ill. (exh. cat.)

2018 Aquin, Stéphane, Hankins, Evelyn, Bradford, Mark, ‘Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge’, Washington DC: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 2018, ill. (exh. cat.)
Bradford, Mark, Hill, Anita, 'Mark Bradford', Phaidon: London, 2018, ill.

2017 Bedford, Christopher, Siegel, Katy (eds.), 'Mark Bradford: Tomorrow is Another Day', Baltimore: The Baltimore Museum of Art/New York: Gregory R. Miller & Co/Berlin: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2017, ill. (exh. cat.)

2015 Butler, Connie, 'Mark Bradford: Scorched Earth', Los Angeles: The Hammer Museum, UCLA/Prestel, 2015, ill. (exh. cat.)
Kim, Clara M., Chong, Doryun, 'Mark Bradford: Tears of a Tree', Shanghai: Rockbund Art Museum/Verlag für Moderne Kunst Nuremberg, 2015, ill. (exh. cat.)

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 (exh. cat.)

2010 Gaines, Malik, Hardy, Ernest, Vergne, Philippe (et al.), 'Mark Bradford: Merchant Posters', Aspen: Gregory R. Miller & Co/Aspen Art Press, 2010 (exh. cat.)
Bedford, Christopher, 'Mark Bradford', New Haven: Yale University Press/The Wexner Center for the Arts, 2010 (exh. cat.)

2007 Foster, Carter E., 'Neither New nor Correct: New Work by Mark Bradford', New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2007 (exh. cat.)

2006 Nelson, Steven, 'Mark Bradford', New York: Sikkema Jenkins & Co., 2006

2003 Momim, Shamim M., 'Mark Bradford: Very Powerful Lords', New York: The Whitney Museum of Art, 2003 (exh. brochure)

2002 Joo, Eungie, 'Project Series 16: Mark Bradford', Claremont: Pomona College Museum of Art, 2002 (exh. cat.)

Artist’s Books and Writings

2017 Bradford, Mark, Norton, Eileen Harris, Philbin, Ann (et. al), ‘Art + Practice. Year Three’, Los Angeles: Art + Practice, 2017, ill.

2014 __, 'My Head Became a Rock', Zurich: Hauser & Wirth, 2014


2019 Choi, Connie H., Golden, Thelma, Jones, Kellie, 'Black Refractions', New York: American Federation of Arts, New York/The Studio Museum in Harlem/Rizzoli Electa, 2019 (exh. cat.)

2015 Aitken, Doug, 'Station to Station', Munich: DelMonico Books/Prestel, 2015
Kjeseth Johnson, Martha, 'Breath/Breadth: Contemporary American Black Male Identity', Lynchburg: Maier Museum of Art, Randolph College, 2015 (exh. cat.)
Joo, Eugenie (ed.), 'The past, the present, the possible: Sharjah Biennial 12', Sharjah: Sharjah Art Foundation, 2015 (exh. cat.)

2014 Krattenmaker, Kathleen (ed.), 'Represent: 200 years of African American Art in the Philadelphia Museum of Art', Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2014, pp.10, 196, ill. (exh. cat.)

2009 Bedford, Christopher, Phelan, Peggy, 'Mixed Signals: Artists Consider Masculinity in Sports', New York: Independent Curators International, 2009 (exh. cat.)
Dennison, Lisa, 'WALL ROCKETS: Contemporary Artists and Ed Ruscha', New York: The FLAG Art Foundation, 2009 (exh. cat.)

2008 Klanten, Robert (ed., 'The Upset—Young Contemporary Art', Berlin: Gestalten, 2008
Cameron, Dan (ed.), 'Prospect.1 New Orleans', Brooklyn: PictureBox Inc., 2008 (exh. cat.)
Henry, Max, 'Abstract America: New Painting and Sculpture', London: Random House/Saatchi Gallery, 2008 (exh. cat.)
Juncosa, Enrique (ed.), 'Order, Desire, Light: An Exhibition of Contemporary Drawings', Dublin: Irish Museum of Modern Art, 2008 (exh. cat.)
Momin, Shamim M., 'Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria: 25 Years', New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2008 (exh. cat.)

2007 Chong, Doryun, Yasmil, Raymond, 'Brave New Worlds', Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 2007 (exh. cat.)
Coetzee, Mark (eds.),'Red Eye: L.A. Artists from the Rubell Family Collection', Miami: Rubell Family Collection, 2007 (exh. cat.)
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 (exh. cat.)
Schoonmaker, Trevor (ed.), 'Street level: Mark Bradford, William Cordova and Robin Rhode',Durham: Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, 2007 (exh. cat.)

2006 Brewińska, Maria, 'Black Alphabet: conTEXTS of Contemporary African American art', Warsaw: Zachęta Narodowa Galeria Sztuki, 2006 (exh. cat.)
Rosenthal, Norma, Dailey, Meghan, Ellis, Patricia (et al.), 'USA Today: New American Art from the Saatchi Gallery', London: Royal Academy of Arts, 2006 (exh. cat.)
Durant, Mark Alice, McGovern, Thomas, 'Witness Protection', San Bernardino: Robert V. Fullerton Art Museum/California State University, 2006 (exh. cat.)
Iles, Chrissie, Vergne, Philippe, '2006 Whitney Biennial: Day for Night', New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2006 (exh. cat.)
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 (exh. cat.)

2005 Goulds, Peter, ‘Rogue Wave ’05: Nineteen Artists from Los Angeles', Venice CA: L.A. Louver, 2005 (exh. cat.)
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 (exh. cat.)

2004 Armstrong, Elizabeth, Chambers, Kristin, Hofmann, Irene (et al.),'2004 California Biennial', Newport Beach: Orange County Museum of Art, 2004 (exh. cat.)
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

2002 Dear, Michael, Leclerc, Gustavo (eds.), 'Mixed Feelings: Art and Culture in the Post-border Metropolis', Los Angeles: Fisher Gallery/University of Southern California, 2002 (exh. cat.)
Morsiani, Paola, 'Pertaining to Painting', Houston: Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 2002 (exh. cat.)

2001 Elaine, James, Ferguson, Russell, Isé, Claudine (et al.), 'Snapshot: New Art from Los Angeles', Los Angeles: Hammer Museum/University of California, 2001 (exh. cat.)
Golden, Thelma, Walker, Hamza, 'Freestyle', New York: The Studio Museum in Harlem, 2001 (exh. cat.)


2020 Marius, Marley, 'How Mark Bradford and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth Are Reinventing Outdoor Art', on:, 20 June 2020, ill.
Smee, Sebastian, 'Mark Bradford’s art sees all the broken places that led to this moment of protest', on:, 9 June 2020, ill.
Bourbon, Matthew, 'Artist Mark Bradford finds allure in the everyday detritus of the world', on:, 22 April 2020, ill.
Ratcliff, Darryl, 'A New Kind of Content', in: PATRON, Dallas, April 2020, pp.68-73, cover, ill.

2019 Blythe, Finn, 'Mark Bradford' [Interview], in: Hero, London, Winter Annual 2019, pp. 188-201, ill.
Edgers, Geoff, 'Outside the paint', on:, Los Angeles, 10 October 2019
Belnavis, Sooz, 'Mark Bradford: Monumental Excavations Of Humanity Hauser & Wirth – Sooz Belnavis', on:, 7 October 2019
Estiler, Keith, 'Mark Bradford Summons the Greek Hellhound 'Cerberus' in New Abstract Paintings', in: Hypebeast, 3 October 2019
Rea, Naomi, 'Mark Bradford's Brooding New Show Looks at the Most Urgent Environmental and Political Catastrophes of Our Time', on:, 2 October 2019
Jordan, Eliza, 'How Mark Bradford is Translating Crisis at Hauser & Wirth London', on:, 1 October 2019
Mr Porter Team, 'Inside the Studio of Mr Mark Bradford', on:, 26 September 2019
Buchloh, Benjamin D., 'Rock Paper Scissors', in: Artforum, vol. 56, no. 1, September 2019, pp. 278-89
Rappolt, Mark, 'Mark Bradford: This is Not America', in: ArtReview Asia, Autumn 2019, pp. 70-75, ill.
Kennedy, Randy, 'Bridge Workers', in: Ursula, New York, Issue 4, Fall 2019, pp. 26-41, cover, ill.
Griffin, Jonathan, 'Mark Bradford', in: Financial Times, London, England, 7 September 2019, pp. 12-13, ill.
Xu, Anqi, 'Free for All', in: WSJ, Shanghai, China, 26 July 2019, pp. 46-50, ill.
Cartwright, Derrick R., 'Mixed Messages: Mark Bradford's What Hath God Wrought', in: Sculpture Magazine, July/August 2019, pp. 14-19, ill.
Buck, Louisa, Morris, Jane, 'Venice: Triumphs and Talking Points', on:, 12 June 2019
Bradley, Paige Katherine, 'Art + Practice: Community catalyst', in: Garage Magazine, New York, Issue 16, Spring 2019, pp. 12-13, ill.
Bradford, Mark, 'First Encounters with Rauschenberg: Mark Bradford', in: Tate Etc., no. 39, Spring 2019, pp. 72-75
Zara, Janelle, 'Bradford: behind the artist's ambitious bodycam project', on:, 14 February 2019, ill.
Bradley, Paige Katherine, 'The Trio Creating an L.A. Mecca for Celebrating Artists of Color', on:, 8 Feb 2019, ill.
Reynolds, Michael, 'Art as Life', in: LaLa, Los Angeles, Winter 2019, pp. 58-61, ill.

2018 Ollman, Leah, ‘A Pulsating SOS for Modern America’, in: The Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, 20 December 2018, ill.
Thornton, Sarah, ‘Virginia Shore Wages Peace with Art’, on:, 13 December 2018, ill.
Daichendt, G. James, ‘Towering achievement: Morse-code Inspired sculpture lights up the sky at UCSD’, on:, 9 December 2018, ill.
Bechler, Michaela, ‘At Last Night’s Gala, the Hirshhorn Museum Celebrated Things in Twos', on:, New York, 6 November 2018
Stamberg, Susan, ‘Memory Fuels Art and Activism in Mark Bradford’s ‘Tomorrow is Another Day’’, on:, 19 October 2018, ill.
McCauley, Mary Carole, ‘Greenmount West kids meet their benefactor’, in: The Baltimore Sun, Baltimore, vol. CLXXXI, no. 263, 20 September 2018, pp. 1, 11, ill.
Onyewuenyi, Ikechukwu, ‘Mark Bradford: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden', on:, New York, 20 September 2018
Miranda, Carolina A., ‘Fired up about his art in Trump era’, in: Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, 20 April 2018, pp. E1, E12, ill.
Pagel, David, ‘Salvaging the beauty from the ugliness’, in: Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, 20 April 2018, pp. E13, ill.
___, ‘Baltimore Museum of Art to Sell Seven Works by Men, Hopes to Diversify Collection’, on:, New York, 16 April 2018
___, ‘Bradford pays tribute to Jack, ‘the master’’, in: The Art Newspaper, London, 29 March 2018
Govan, Michael, ‘Is art for pleasure or politics’, on:, Atlanta, 27 March 2018
Gerwin, Daniel, ‘Mark Bradford Appropriates Comic Books and Delves Into the Sublime’, on:, New York, 26 March 2018, ill.
Pagel, David, ‘’Mark Bradford: New Works’ at Hauser & Wirth’, in: Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, 24 March 2018, ill.
___, ‘The Broad Acquires Major Works by Mark Bradford and Yayoi Kusama’, on:, New York, 19 March 2018
___, ‘Mark Bradford’s tribute to Jack Whitten’, on:, London, 6 March 2018, ill.
___, ‘Hauser & Wirth’, in: Art.Investment, Beijing, no. 125, March 2018, pp. 118-131
___, ‘___’, in: ARTCO, Taiwan, March 2018, pp. 16-27, cover, ill.
Ko, Christina, ‘Waiting for Superman’, in: Prestige, Hong Kong, March 2018, pp. 122-133, cover, ill.
Bound, Robert, ‘Putting on a show’, in: Monocle, London, March 2018, pp. 100-103
Allen, Greg, ‘Around Washington, D.C.’, in: Artnews, New York, Spring 2018, pp. 101-105, ill.
Smith, Brendan L., ‘Mark Bradford Confronts Bloody Legacy of the Civil War at Hirshhorn’, on:, Washington D.C., 28 February 2018, ill.
Zara, Janelle, ‘Mark Bradford Debuts Striking New Works in Los Angeles’, in:, New York, 28 February 2018, ill.
___, ‘Art Month’, in: Lifestyle Journal, Hong Kong, 23 February 2018, pp. 12
___, ‘Hauser & Wirth’, in: Hong Kong Economic Times, Hong Kong, 23 February 2018, pp. L3
Miranda, Carolina A., ‘Mark Bradford on making art in post-shock phase of the Trump era and how comics channel this moment’, in: Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, 19 February 2018, ill.
Chiaverina, John, ‘Music Mogul Jimmy Iovine Donates Mark Bradford Painting to LACMA’, on:, New York, 14 February 2018
Wright, Erin, ‘Paper, Percussion, and Mark Bradford’, on:, Los Angeles, 18 January 2018
Harris, Gareth, ‘First look at Rachel Whiteread’s suburban house sculpture in London’s new US Embassy’, on:, London, 11 January 2018
Tsui, Enid, 'Art-felt Desires 2018', in: Post Magazine, Hong Kong, 7 January 2018, pp. 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, pp. 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
Moore, Rowan, ‘London’s new US embassy: a very diplomatic America on Thames’, on:, London, 17 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
Peckham, Robin, Aquin, Stéphane, 'Mark Bradford: From Venetian Prisons to the Civil War', in: LEAP Magazine, Shanghai, December 2017, ill.
Pes, Javier, 'Mark Bradford’s Next Move After the Venice Biennale? A Splashy New Commission for Baltimore', on:, New York, 1 December 2017, ill.
Chung, Francis, 'Explore D.C.: "Pickett's Charge" at Hirshhorn Museum', on:, Washington D.C., 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 D.C., 28 November 2017, ill.
___, '‘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
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
Scott, Fiona Sinclair, Rosado, Ana, et al., ‘Mark Bradford: ‘Politically and socially, we are at the edge of another precipice’’, on:, New York, 13 November 2017, ill.
McCauley, Mary Carole, 'Baltimore Museum of Art launches ambitious partnership with Greenmount Community Center', on:, Baltimore, 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, 10 November 2017
Yaeger, Julia, 'Mark Bradford Presents ‘Pickett’s Charge’ at the Hirshhorn', on:, Washington D.C., 10 November 2017
Bourland, Ian, 'Mark Bradford Goes into Battle Against the Age of Trump', on:, New York, 9 November 2017
Cascone, Sarah, 'Artist Mark Bradford Unveils His Largest Work Yet, a Civil War Cyclorama at the Hirshhorn', on:, New York, 9 November 2017
Kennicott, Philip, 'Mark Bradford turned a bloody Civil War battle into art that will haunt and entrance you', on:, Washington D.C., 8 November 2017
Dingfelder, Sadie, 'Artist Mark Bradford explains his Hirshhorn remix of a Civil War painting', on:, Washington D.C., 7 November 2017
Bailey, Jason M., 'California Today', on:, New York, 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, 6 November 2017
___, 'Mark Bradford honoured alongside Star Wars' George Lucas', on:, New York, 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, 6 November 2017
Parekh, Suhani, 'The best time to catch the Venice Biennale is here', on:, Mumbai, 6 November 2017
Chikhoune, Ryma, 'Inside the 'Met Gala Of the West' With Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, And Kim Kardashian', on:, New York, 5 November 2017
Medina, Marcy, 'Kim Kardashian, Leonardo DiCaprio Attend LACMA Art + Film Gala 2017', on:, New York, 5 November 2017
Vankin, Deborah, 'LACMA's Art + Film Gala honors Mark Bradford and George Lucas', on:, Los Angeles, 5 November 2017
Rear, Jack, 'LACMA Art+Film Gala 2017: who is being honoured and why?', on:, London, 3 November 2017
Kahn, Howie, 'Mark Bradford Caps Off a Banner Year With His Largest Work To Date', on:, New York, 2 November 2017
Valentine, Victoria L., 'WSJ. Magazine Recognizes Mark Bradford’s Banner Year with 2017 Innovator Award', on:, Silver Spring, 2 November 2017
Kahn, Howie, 'Mark Bradford', in: The Wall Street Journal Magazine, New York, November 2017, pp. 126-129
Cisternino, Alice, 'Civil Disruption', in: Modern Luxury, Washington D.C., November 2017, pp. 44-45
___, 'The Hotlist: The best things to see, eat, drink and do in November', on:, Washington D.C., 31 October 2017
Marks, Thomas, 'How Anderson Cooper and His Partner Benjamin Maisani Built Their Art Collection', on:, New York, 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, 21 October 2017
___, 'The National Gallery of Canada presents the 2017 Canadian Biennial', on:, New York, 18 October 2017
Cohen, Edie, 'Ever Expanding, LA’s Arts District Gets ICA LA', on:, New York, 17 October 2017
Gardner, Chris, 'Ava DuVernay Praises ‘Good Guys’ at Hammer Museum Gala', on:, Los Angeles, 16 October 2017
Valentine, Victoria L., 'Major African American Contemporary Artists are Bringing Their Work to Washington, D.C.' on:, Silver Spring, 16 October 2017
___, 'Whitney: History of Protests', on:, New York, 16 October 2017
___, '2017 ART021 Gallery: Hauser & Wirth', on:, Guangzhou, 14 October 2017
D’Addario, John, ‘Exhibit to Focus on Role of Black Artists in Modernism’, on:, 3 October 2017
Pogrebin, Robin, ‘A Power Player and a Bold Vision’, in: The New York TImes, 26 September 2017
Wagley, Catherine G., ‘Spoiled Roots: Mark Bradford and the Erasure of Community’, on:, Montreal, 20 September 2017
Molesworth, Helen, ‘Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge’, in: Artforum, vol. 56, no. 1, September 2017, pp. 160
Gebremedhin, Thomas, ‘The Magic of Venice’, in: Wall Street Journal Magazine, September 2017, pp. 142-73
Pogrebin, Robin, Deb, Sopan, ‘Trump Aside, Artists and Preservationists Debate the Rush to Topple Statues’, in: The New York Times, 19 August 2017
Pollock, Lindsay, ‘Editor’s Letter’, in: Art in America, vol. 105, no. 5, May 2017, pp. 12, 16
Fox, Dan, ‘Signs of the Times’, in: Frieze, no. 187, May 2017, pp. 154-59
Duncan, Thomas, ‘Mark Bradford at the U.S. Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale (L.A. in Venice)’, in: Carla, Los Angeles, August 2017, pp. 36-38
Jenkins, Barry, ‘Mark Bradford’, in: Interview Magazine, June/July 2017, pp. 106-116
Gonou, Aphrodite, ‘Tactile Rhythms’, in: Nomas, no. 7, June/July 2017, pp. 81-96
Pes, Javier, ‘Creative Workshop is Just the Job for Venice Biennale’, on:, 21 June 2017
Cotter, Holland, ‘Venice Biennale: Whose Reflection Do You See?’, in: The New York Times, New York, 23 May 2017
Knight, Christopher, ‘Mark Bradford: Tomorrow Is Another Day’, in: DesignLA, 21 May 2017, pp. 130-37
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
Goldstein, Andrew, ‘Mark Bradford is Our Jackson Pollock: Thoughts on His Stellar U.S. Pavilion at the Venice Biennale’, on:, 11 May 2017
Jordan, Eliza, ‘Mark Bradford’s Tomorrow Is Another Day’, on:, 11 May 2017
Douglas, Sarah, ‘U.S. Pavilion Features Mark Bradford’s First Poem’, on:, 9 May 2017
Ure-Smith, Jane, ‘Mark Bradford on His US Pavilion at the Venice Biennale’, on:, 5 May 2017
Russeth, Andrew, ‘How the Artist Mark Bradford Will Bring His America to the Venice Biennale’, on:, 1 May 2017
Griffin, Jonathan, ‘Mark Bradford: That’s Not Gonna Happen’, in: ArtReview, May 2017, pp. 67-75
Vergne, Philippe, ‘Mark Bradford Tomorrow Is Another Day’, in: Artpress, Paris, Biennale de Venise 2017 Issue, May 2017, pp. 20-21
Goldman, Edward, ‘The Feisty Marriage of Art & Politics’, on:, 21 March 2017
MacSweeny, Eve, ‘Mark Bradford Partners with Nonprofit to Help Prisoners ReEnter Society for 2017 Venice Biennale’, on:, 25 January 2017
Hegert, Natalie, ‘Art + Activism: Making a Real Impact in the Real World’, on:, 22 February 2017
Valentine, Victoria, ‘For Monumental Commission at Hirshhorn Museum, Mark Bradford is Incorporating Figurative Imagery for First Time’, on:, 31 January 2017
Davis, Lindsey, ‘This Week in Art 1.30-2.5: Mark Bradford Meets Needs in Venice’, on:, 30 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:, New York, 12 December 2016
Haskell, Rob, ‘Pamela Joyner Is Rewriting the Role of Black Art’, on:, New York, 10 November 2016
M Brittany, ‘Art + Practice opens a new gallery with a show of sculptor Fred Eversley’,, Los Angeles, 10 November 2016
___, ‘Baltimore City Power Rankings: BMA, O’Malley, BCPD, more…’ on:, Baltimore MD, 2 November 2016
___, ‘Morning Links: Mary Boone Speaks Out Against Alec Baldwin Edition’, on:, New York, 28 October 2016
___, ‘Baltimore Museum of Art to Collaborate with Rose Museum on US Pavilion at 2017 Venice Biennale’, on:, New York NY, 27 October 2016
Levere, Jane L., ‘ The Gallery Invasion: More Foreign-Based Businesses Extend to U.S.’ on:, New York NY, 27 October 2016, ill.
McCauley, Mary Carole, ‘Baltimore Museum of Art to present U.S. entry into world’s most prestigious art show’, on:, 27 October 2016
___, ‘Artist Mark Bradford Collaborates with ICA Los Angeles on New Visual Identity’, on:, New York NY, 18 October 2016, ill.
Scher, Robin, ‘Behold, the ICA LA’s New Mark Bradford-Designed Logo and Visual Identity’, on:, New York NY, 18 October 2016, ill.
Miranda, Carolina A., ‘Artist Mark Bradford creates a bold logo for the Santa Monica Museum of Art’s new identity as ICA LA’, on:, Los Angeles, 18 October 2016, ill.
Ponnekanti, Rosemary, ‘Review: ’30 Americans’ wows with size, but leaves you wondering about subtleties’, on:, Tacoma, 4 October 2016, ill.
___, ‘American art: Rediscovery’, in: The Economist, London, 23 September 2016, pp. 83-84
Belcove, Julie, ‘Afropolitan abstraction’, in: The Financial Times Weekend, London, 1-2 October 2016, pp. 6-7, ill.
Whyte, Murray, ‘Throwing shade: Mark Bradford tackles Clifford Still’, on:, London, 23 September 2016
Williams, Maxwell, ’Mark Bradford: From ’Scorched Earth’ to the Venice Biennale’, in: Whitewall Magazine, New York, Summer 2016 Design Issue, 9 September 2016, ill.
Hawkins, Sydney, ‘Mark Bradford’s ‘Spiderman’ exhibition at UMMA explores race, gender and sexuality’, on:, Ann Arbor, 22 July 2016
___, ‘Hirshhorn Announces New Details Of Mark Bradford’s Monumental Site-Specific Commission’, on:, Washington D.C., 7 July 2016
Williams, Maxwell, ‘Mark Bradford’, in: Whitewall Magazine, New York, Summer 2016, pp. 85-90, ill.
Sargent, Antwaun, ‘Vision & Justice Online: Mark Bradford’s Pride of Place’, on:, New York, Summer 2016, ill.
Rinaldi, Ray Mark, ‘Mark Bradford gets shows at Denver Art Museum, Clyfford Still Museum’, on:, Denver, 9 June 2016
Perdreau, Yann, ‘Engagé Volontaire: Mark Bradford’, in: L’Officiel Art, Paris, March-May 2016, pp. 198-209
Hudson, Suzanne, ‘Mark Bradford: Receive calls on your cellphone from jail’, in: Artforum, New York, 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, 25 April 2016
Miranda, Carolina, ‘L.A. artist to be at Venice’, in: Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, 21 April 2016, pp. 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 D.C., 18 April 2016
Kennedy, Randy, ‘Mark Bradford will represent U.S. at Venice Biennale’, on:, New York, 18 April 2016

2015 Conley, Kevin, ‘Art History’, in: Town & Country, no. 5421, December 2015
Melrod, George, ‘Editor’s Note’, in: Art Limited, November 2015
Bottinelli, Silvia, ‘Mark Bradford’, in: Sculpture, Jersey City, July 2015
Michalska, Julia, 'Black Art Matters’, in: The Art Newspaper, Art Basel Daily Edition, London, 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, 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, 17 June 2015, pp. 4
Tomkins, Calvin, 'What Else Can Art Do?', on:, New York, 15 June 2015
Menconi, David, '’The Nothing That Is’ brings art drawn on just about everything to Raleigh’s CAM' on:, Raleigh, 13 June 2015
Bowley, Graham, Finkel, Jori, et al., 'New Gallery to Inject a Bit of New York Into Downtown Art World of Los Angeles', on:, New York, 11 June 2015
Dimeglio, Danielle, 'Mark Bradford: Scorched Earth', on:, Los Angeles, 11 June 2015
Berardini, Andrew, 'Different Strokes', on:, Los Angeles, 6 June 2015
Swneson, Eric Minh, 'MOCA Gala Honors John Baldessari (PHOTOS)', on:, New York, 4 June 2015
Schreffler, Laura, 'Louis Vuitton Presents the 2015 MOCA Gala', on:, Los Angeles, 3 June 2015
Tran, Khanh T.L., 'Stars From Hollywood, Fashion and Art Mingle at MOCA', on, Los Angeles, 1 June 2015
Sanders, Cara, 'Patricia Arquette, Marisa Tomei, and More Gather for MOCA’s 26th Annual Gala’, on:, Los Angeles, 1 June 2015
Miranda, Carolina A., 'Roundup: Palmyra ruins still stand, Instagram appropriations, destroying L.A.', on:, Los Angeles, 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, June 2015, pp. 6
Vankin, Deborah, 'Janella Monae rocks MOCA gala honoring John Baldessari', on:, Los Angeles, 31 May 2015
Williams, Maxwell, 'Britt Robertson, Janelle Monae, Aaron and Sam Taylor-Johnson Turn Out for MOCA Annual Gala', on:, Los Angeles, 31 May 2015
Seed, John, 'Melanie Daniel: ‘Piecemaker’ at Shulamit Gallery, Venice Beach', on:, New York, 31 May 2015
__, 'Things to Do in Connecticut, May 31 to June 6, 2015', on:, New York, 28 May 2015
Swenson, Eric Minh, 'Obtaining Self-Mastery at Frieze Week NYC', on:, New York, 28 May 2015
Pas, Javier, 'Leading artists express solidarity with artist-activists banned by UAE', on:, London, 27 May 2015
___, 'Portraits of 21 Artists in the Broad’s Art Collection', on:, New York, 26 May 2015
Wishingrand, Emily, 'Rose Art Museum gains five new board members' in:, Waltham, 19 May 2015
__, 'Interdependence: can you teach creativity? Plus other big questions', on:, London, 18 May 2015
Hanson, Sarah pp., 'Christie’s and Sotheby's Contemporary Sales Demonstrate a Flush, Frantic Market', on:, Vulture, 14 May 2015
Martinez, Alanna, 'How Do Museums Collect? Brooklyn Museum Director Arnold Lehman Breaks It Down', on:, New York, 14 May 2015
Burns, Charlotte, 'Frieze New York 2015— Artists change gallery allegiances', on:, New York, 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, 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, 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, 8 May 2015
Ghorashi, Hannah, 'Running Through S|2 With His Woes: On Drake’s Sotheby’s Soundtrack’, on:, New York, 1 May 2015
Lam, Angela, 'Mark Bradford: Tears of a Tree', in: ArtAsiaPacific, Hong Kong China, May/June 2015, pp. 126
__, 'Auktionen', in: Monopol, Hamburg, May 2015, pp. 138-140
__, 'Tutto è Progetto', in: Inventario, Milan, May 2015
Tarocco, Francesca, 'Mark Bradford: Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai', in: Frieze, London, May 2015, pp. 224-225
Olujimi, Kambui, 'A Conversation with Mark Bradford', in: Blouin Art Info, New York, May 2015, pp. 78-79
Cascone, Sarah, 'The Whitney’s Hidden Gems: 10 Masterworks Not to Miss in the New Building', on:, New York, 24 April 2015
Wagley, Catherine, 'Who’s in Control of Leimert Park’s Future? It’s Hard to Tell', on:, Los Angeles, 23 April 2015
Miranda, Carolina A., 'The Whitney Museum announces inaugural show and the Internet parses', on:, Los Angeles, 16 April 2015
Kumar, Krishna, 'Sharjah Biennale 12: engaging imaginations of the future', on:, Dubai, 15 April 2015
___, 'Santa Monica Museum of Art Announces SMMoA Unbound', on:, New York, 15 April 2015
Boehm, Mike, 'Santa Monica Museum of Art to leave longtime home at Bergamot Station', on:, Los Angeles, 14 April 2015
Pogrebin, Robin, 'At the Helm of a Philanthropist’s New Los Angeles Museum', on:, Los Angeles, 12 April 2015
Vogel, Sabine B. ‘Wind, Wüste, Sonne— Zeitreisen In', on:, Berlin, April/May 2015
Ringle, Hallie, 'Salon Style', in: Studio, Harlem, Winter-Spring 2015, pp. 20-21
___, 'Inside the Exhibit: Mark Bradford—Tears of a Tree', on:, Shanghai, 27 March 2015
Crow, Kelly, 'Sotheby’s to Seek About $50 Million for a Roy Lichtenstein', on:, New York, 20 March 2015
Pogrebin, Robin, 'Not Digital Art, but Art Learned Digitally', on:, New York, 19 March 2015
Van den Boogerd, Dominic, ‘Sea Monsters’, in: ArtReview, London, September 2015
Gerlis, Melanie, Michalska, Julia, et al., 'China opens its door wider to foreign artists', on:, London, 15 March 2015
Sutton, Kate, 'Practice Makes Perfect', on:, New York, 14 March 2015
Sutton, Kate, 'Artist Mark Bradford Brings Hope, Hammer and a Little Hollywood to Leimert Park', on:, Los Angeles, 13 March 2015
___, 'RAM Sound: Deconstruction/reconstruction vs. Mark Bradford’s Tears of a Tree @ Rockbund Art Museum', on:, Shanghai, 13 March 2015
Mackin, Ashley, 'Latest in ‘Murals of La Jolla’ series unveiled on Fay Avenue', on:, San Diego, 11 March 2015
Stromberg, Matt, 'New LA Art Space with a Mission Opens in Leimert Park', on:, Brooklyn, 10 March 2015
Kinsella, Eileen, 'Scope Art Fair Delivers a Colorful Punch of Wild, Wacky Art Including Bjork', on:, New York, 7 March 2015
Ruiz, Christina, 'Miami’s art museums are becoming rudderless ships', on:, London, 3 March 2015
Shea, Christopher D., 'What’s On This Week Around the World', on:, New York, 27 February 2015
Boehm, Mike, 'Not just Spock: Leonard Nimoy’s arts trek covered many galaxies', on:, Los Angeles, 27 February 2015
__, 'Leimert Park Gets A Rad New Art Space With A Black Panther Exhibit', on:, Los Angeles, 27 February 2015
Saval, Nikil, ‘Three Artists Who Think Outside the Box’, in: The New York Times, December 2015
Syrkett, Asad, 'Annabelle Selldorf to Design New Hauser & Wirth Gallery in Chelsea', on:, New York, 24 February 2015
__, 'A Glimpse Inside The Broad', on:, Los Angeles, 23 February 2015
Munro, Cait, 'Theaster Gates to Present at United States Artist Assembly in Chicago', on:, New York, 23 February 2015
Wyrick, Christopher, 'Leonardo Dicaprio and Wes Anderson Celebrate Artist John Currin at Gagosian Gallery', on:, Los Angeles, 21 February 2015
Adam, Georgina, 'The Art Market: The imitation game', on:, New York, 20 February 2015
Bryant, Eric, ‘From the Editor’, in: Art+Auction, New York, January 2015
Felder, Rachel, 'Tom Ford hits Hollywood', on:, New York, 20 February 2015
Smee, Sebastian, 'Raw power at Rose Art Museum', on:, Boston, 19 February 2015
Bowley, Graham, 'Chairman of Phillips Sees Major Changes in Auctions', on:, New York, 19 February 2015
Finkel, Jori, '35 Artists Donate Works to Benefit Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art', on:, New York, 18 February 2015
Duray, Dan, 'Sotheby’s Spring Sales Will Offer 35 Works to Benefit MOCA Los Angeles', on:, New York, 18 February 2015
Gleadell, Colin, 'Art Sales: post-war profits rise', on:, London, 17 February 2015
Vankin, Deborah, 'A sneak peek at the Broad museum draws an enthusiastic crowd', on:, Los Angeles, 16 February 2015
Smith, Russell, 'Qatar and the art-killing effects of capitalism', on:, Toronto, 13 February 2015
Valentine, Victoria L. 'Mark Bradford and Theaster Gates Post Record Sales at London Actions', on:, New York, 16 February 2015
___, 'Ai Weiwei Zodiac Heads Sculptures Set New Auction Record For The Artist', on:, London, 16 February 2015.
Kazakina, Katya, 'Ai Weiwei Sets Record as Phillips Caps $1 Billion Sales', on:, New York, 14 February 2015
___, 'Art Review: Mark Bradford’s Tears of a Tree', on:, Hong Kong, 10 February 2015
Vakin, Deborah, 'Jamie McCourt and Aileen Getty among new MOCA board trustees, on:, Los Angeles, 12 February 2015
___, 'Picasso Who? AfroPop + Afropunk Blow Up Black Modern Art', on:, New York, 5 February 2015
Huan, Si. 'Layered ‘paintings’ inspired by old Shanghai', on:, Shanghai, 5 February 2015
Shuangje, Sun, 'US artist Mark Bradford unveils Shanghai in paper works', on:, Shanghai, 3 February 2015
Kim, Clara M., 'My Year Ahead: Clara M Kim', on:, New York, 29 January 2015
___, 'Our top international exhibitions this week: Japan after the bomb and much more', on:, Abu Dhabi, 29 January 2015
___, 'CalArts Grad Wins U.S. Department of State’s 2014 Medal of the Arts', on:, Santa Clara, 28 January 2015
Granovsky Brooke, 'Rose Art Museum’s spring exhibitions emphasize lesser-known artists', on:, Waltham, 26 January 2015
Worden, Leon, 'CalArts Alum One of 7 Artists Honoured by State Department', on:, Santa Clarita, 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, 23 January 2015
___, 'Seven artists awarded State Department Medal of Arts for cultural diplomacy', on:, Washington D.C., 21 January 2015
Shea, Christopher D., 'What’s On This Week Around the World', on:, New York, 23 January 2015
___, 'Joni Mitchell Has a Fashion Moment with Yves Saint Laurent, Talks “Love Has Many Faces” and More', on:, New York, 20 January 2015
___, 'Julie Mehretu Awarded 2015 Medal of Arts by U.S. State Department', on:, New York, 16 January 2015
___, 'Accolades', on:, Brooklyn, 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, 15 January 2015
Kinsella, Eileen, 'Lombard Freid Gallery To Close After Two Decades', on:, New York, 14 January 2015
___, 'LAXART’s Next Phase: The nonprofit has a new home', on:, New York, 14 January 2015
Reyburn, Scott, 'Auction of a Cézanne Highlights New Realities', on:, New York, 9 January 2015
Sutton, Kate, ‘Raw Edge’, in: Cultured Magazine, Miami, Winter 2015, pp. 84, 92, 236-239, ill.
Bradford, Mark, Jones, Samuel Levi, ‘Artist x Artist’, in: Studio, New York, 2015, pp. 46-49

2014 Regan, Shaun Caley. 'The Most Admired Art Dealers of 2014', on:, New York, 24 December 2014
Goldman, Edward, 'Artsy Gifts According to Edward Goldman', on:, New York, 25 December 2014
Cook, Greg, 'There’s Still A Lot Of People Struggling' – MacArthur ‘Genius’ Mark Bradford', on:, Boston, 22 December 2014
___, 'Hammer Museum Partners with Nonprofit Art + Practice', on:, New York, 17 December 2014
Russeth, Andrew, 'Hammer Museum Partners with New Arts Center Cofounded by Mark Bradford', on:, New York, 16 December 2014
Miranda, Carolina A. 'Mark Bradford’s Art + Practice to bring art social services to Leimert', on:, Los Angeles, 15 December 2014
Gibbs, Adrienne Samuels, ‘’Color Theory’: A Real, Live Art Intervention for Englewood', on:, Chicago, 13 December 2014
Vankin, Deborah, 'Helen Molesworth, MOCA’s new chief curator, relishes the possibilities', on:, Los Angeles, 12 December 2014
Daniel, Daria, 'For Just Five Days, Wade Guyton, Dana Schultz, and Rashid Johnson at de la Cruz Collection', on:, New York, 11 December 2014
___, 'Art Basel Miami Beach', on:, London, 10 December 2014
Maneker, Marion, 'The Coming Democratization of Contemporary Art', on:, Washington D.C., 9 December 2014
Tully, Judd, 'Art Basel Miami Beach: A Fatigued Market Soldiers On', on:, New York, 4 December 2014
Buckley, Kelly, 'Tell me your memories of the tide', on:, Essex, 3 December 2014
Menzies, Michelle, ‘Ten to See’, in: Aesthetica, no. 56, December 2014
Taylor, Alix, 'Sea Monsters and Liquid Geography', on:, Brooklyn, 24 November 2014
Smee, Sebastian, 'The ticket: Art', on:, Boston, 15 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 permanent collections at the Guggenheim', on:, Brighton, 30 October 2014
Sulaiman, Sahra, 'Leimert Park People St. Plaza Set for Soft Opening at December CicLAvia', on:, Los Angeles, 29 October 2014
Bencks, Jarret, 'Anita Hill and Mark Bradford pack the Rose', on:, Waltham, 29 October 2014
___, 'Mark Bradford Among LA MoCA’s Four New Trustees', on:, New York, 23 October 2014
___, 'Mark Bradford Joins MOCA Board of Trustees', on:, Los Angeles, 23 October 2014
Gelt, Jessica, 'Museum of Contemporary Art elects 4 new members to board of trustees', on:, Los Angeles, 22 October 2014
Finkel, Jori, 'Mark Bradford and 3 Collectors Join Board of Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art', on:, New York, 22 October 2014
Feeney, Mark, 'Striking dualities from Lorna Simpson', on:, Boston, 21 October 2014
McQuaid, Cate, 'Critic’s pick for fall museum exhibitions around New England', on:, Boston, 18 October 2014
Vankin, Deborah, 'Disney descendant replaces Beutner as CalArts chairman', on:, Los Angeles, 16 October 2014
Brookhardt, D. Eric, 'Prospect New Orleans', on:, New Orleans, 13 October 2014
Schwartzel, Erich, 'Inside the Hammer Museum Gala Honoring Joni Mitchell, Mark Bradford', on:, New York, 12 October 2014
McClemont, Doug, ‘Exhibitions in Brief’, in: Art + Auction, October 2014
Edgers, Geoff, 'L.A.’s cultural boom: Artists and museums are moving in', on:, Washington D.C., 10 October 2014
Ossei-Mensah, Larry, 'Art: Top of the Class', on:, New York, 1 October 2014
Burns, Charlotte, 'Can a biennial fix New Orleans?', in: The Art Newspaper, London, October 2014, pp. 71-73
Smee, Sebastian, 'Mark Bradford's bold vision at the Rose', on:, Boston, 18 September 2014, ill.
___, 'Seven Not-to-Be-Missed Arty Parties Happening This Fall', on:, New York, 15 September 2014
Knight, Christopher, 'Los Angeles’ art world is bigger and wider', on:, Los Angeles, 12 September 2014
Cooper, Ashton, 'Judd's Last Stack Hits the Block, Helsinki Bucks Guggenheim, and More', on:, New York, 11 September 2014
Bencks, Jarret, 'Guiding light: 'Light of Reason' illuminated, Rose opening celebrated', on:, Waltham, 11 September 2014
Wagley, Catherine, '5 Artsy Things to Do in L.A. this Week, Including a Dancing Cheerleader', on:, Los Angeles, 11 September 2014, ill.
Burns, Charlotte, 'Mark Bradford maps exploration at the Rose Art Museum', on: www.theartnewspaper,com, London, 8 September 2014, ill.
Wishingrad, Emily, 'Campus gathers for lighting of sculpture',, Waltham, September 2014
Bradford, Mark, 'The Detail', in: Art in America, New York, September 2014, pp. 14, 44-45, ill.
Grossberg, Michael, 'Wexner Center celebrates 25 years of artistic vitality', on:, Columbus, 17 August 2014
___, 'London contemporary sales put their best faces forward', on:, London, 3 July 2014
Milliard, Coline, 'Ostrowski Triumphs at Phillips' Otherwise Tepid Contemporary Sale', on:, New York NY, 2 July 2014
Graham, Mark, Hamlin, Jessica, ‘Mark Bradford and the Use of Improvisation, Layering and Text’, in: Art Education, July 2014
___, 'Art Basel 2014', in: Art Investment, Taipei, July 2014, pp. 151-155
___, 'Erasure/Memory – Mark Bradford and Toby Ziegler', on:, Hong Kong, 30 June 2014, ill.
___, 'Che cosa sta preparando. Mark Bradford', in: Il Corriere della Sera, Rome, 27 June 2014, pp. 101
___, 'Louise Bourgeois 'L'araignée et les tapisseries' and Mark Bradford 'My Head Became a Rock' at Hauser & Wirth, Zurich', on:, Milan, 27 June 2014, ill.
___, 'Art Basel 45 Remains Its Supremacy In The Art Marketplace', on:, London, 23 June 2014
Levesque, Dawn, ''Fútbol: The Beautiful Game' Exhibit at the LACMA', on:, Las Vegas, 20 June 2014
Nagesh, Ashitha, 'INTERVIEW: Mark Bradford on Caillebotte’s Raboteurs de Parquet', on:, New York, 19 June 2014
Rochebouët, Béatrice De, 'acheteuse s'est emparée de cette 45e édition', in: Le Figaro, Paris, 19 June 2014
Yablonsky, Linda, 'Time and Time Again', on:, New York, 17 June 2014
Rochebouët, Béatrice De, 'Bâle emballe le monde de l'art', in: Le Figaro, Paris, 17 June 2014, pp. 30
___, 'American artist Mark Bradford's inaugural exhibition with Hauser & Wirth opens in Zurich', on:, Mexico City, 14 June 2014, ill.
Hirschowitz, Bianca, 'Hauser & Wirth Heads West', on:, 12 June 2014
___, 'Rose Art Museum Sets Fall 2014 Exhibitions', on:, New York, 11 June 2014
De Rochebouët, Béatrice, Bâle emballe le monde de l’art’, in: Le Figaro, June 2014
De Rochebouët, Béatrice, ‘Acheteuse s’est emparée de cette 45e éditions’ in: Le Figaro, June 2014
Bucci, Stefano, ‘Che cosa sta preparando Mark Bradford?’, in: Corriere della Sera, June 2014
___, 'Mark Bradford – My Head Became a Rock', on:, Zurich, June 2014, ill.
Rosenmeyer, Aoife, 'Ab Nach… Zürich / Basel', in: Monopol, Berlin, June 2014, pp. 114-115
Gordon, Amanda, '___', on:, New York, 14 May 2014
Yung, Vanessa, Jiang, Sijia, et al., 'Tour of beauty: from galleries and installations to auctions', on:, Hong Kong, 8 May 2014
___, 'Mark Bradford at White Cube', on:, Hong Kong, 16 April 2014, ill.
Wagley, Catherine, 'How Will Michelle Papillion's New Gallery Help Leimert Park?', on:, Los Angeles, 3 April 2014
Sulaiman, Sahra, 'Pop-Up Plaza Enhances Art Walk, Hints at What Could Be in Leimert', on:, Los Angeles, 1 April 2014
___, '"Bad Ass" Painting by Mark Bradford In the Studio – The Artist's Studio - MOCATV', on:, Indianapolis, 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, 25 March 2014
Schreffler, Laura, 'MOCA to Welcome new Director Philippe Vergne at Annual Gala', on:, Miami, 21 March 2014
Williams, Maxwell, 'Art Stars and Power Players Support CalArts' John Baldessari Building', on:, Los Angeles, 26 February 2014
Toney, A.K., 'Leimert Park Art Village: The Struggle with a Sense of Place', on:, Burbank, 19 February 2014
MacCash, Doug, ''30 Americans', a visual feast of African-American art at the CAC, opens Feb. 8', on:, New Orleans, 4 February 2014
___, 'Fairground', in: Vanity Fair, New York, pp. 50, January 2014

2013 Davie, William, 'Review of Mark Bradford: Through Darkest America by Truck and Tank at White Cube, London', on:, New York, 29 November 2014, ill.
Maggart, Rachel, 'Mark Bradford: Through Darkest America by Truck and Tank', on:, London, 28 November 2014, ill.
___, ‘Art Takeaway, Four shows with fab freebies’, in: Time Out London, 19-25 November 2013, pp. 96, ill.
Amirsadeghi, Hossein, ‘Artists at work’, on:, 1 November 2013, ill.
Russeth, Andrew, ‘National Academy Names Abramovic, Bradford, Hendricks, Rosenquist, Sze and More as 2013 Academicians’, on:, 1 November 2013
Sherwin, Skye, ‘Exhibitions, Frieze Art Fair and new openings London’, in: The Guardian Guide, 12-18 October 2013, pp. 36, ill.
Keyse, Sophie, ‘Through Darkest America by Truck and Tank by Mark Bradford at White Cube Bermondsey’, on:, 21 October 2013, ill.
Gleadell, Colin, ‘Art Sales: Eyes of the world turn to London’s art fairs’, in: The Telegraph, London, 14 October 2013
Simek, Peter, 'Abstraction, From the Inside Out: An Interview With Mark Bradford', on:, Dallas, 13 October 2014, ill.
___, ‘White Cube Bermondsey travels “Through Darkest America”’, on:, Paris, 7 October 2013
___, ‘Through Darkest America by Truck and Tank. Artist Mark Bradford, on:, October 2013
Stoilas, Helen, ‘Collector’s difficult neighbour inspires artist Mark Bradford’s installation’, on:, London, 1 August 2013, ill.
Mozena, Kari, ‘Snappy Endings’ in: Los Angeles Magazine, Los Angeles, May 2019
Michno, Christopher, ‘Mark Bradford Texting While Painting’, in: Artillery, Los Angeles, vol. 7, no. 4, March 2013

2012 Weintraub, Mark, 'On view now Mark Bradford and the revival of abstraction', on:, 6 December 2012
___, '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?’, in: Art in America, No.7, August 2012, pp. 58
Friedman, Roberto, ‘Reese’s Pieces; Sura Wood, Permanent Wave’, in: Bay Area Reporter, February 2012
Finkel, Jori, 'Making paint dance: Mark Bradford and Benjamin Millepied', on:, Los Angeles, 19 July 2012
Potter, Melissa, ‘Mark Bradford and Carlos Avendano’, in: Art Papers, Atlanta, November 2012

2011 Lacayo, Richard, ‘Decadence and Dreams’, in: Time, no. 22, November 2011
Menzies, Michelle, ‘Mark Bradford: Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, in: Flash Art, no. 280, October 2011
Bedford, Christopher, ‘Kingdom Day’, in: Parkett, Zurich, no. 89, 2011
Copeland, Huey, ‘A Range of Convergences’, in: Parkett, Zurich, no. 89, 2011
Morgan, Jessica, ‘Ruinaphilia’, in: Parkett, Zurich, no. 89, 2011, pp. 122-135
Rosenberg, Bonnie, ‘Meet me in Chicago: Mark Bradford’, in: The Art Newspaper, London, no. 221, May 2011
Shiff, Richard, 'Every shiny object wants an infant who will love it', in: Art Journal, vol. 70, no.1, Spring 2011, pp. 6-34
Carrier, David, ‘Mark Bradford’, in: ArtUS, no. 31, 2011

2010 Spears, Dorothy, 'Hoop dreams of his own design', on:, 10 December 2010
Cottner, Holland, ‘Tracking Racial Identity, But Not Defined by It’, in: The New York Times, December 2010
Myers, Holly, ‘In the Studio: Mark Bradford’, in: Art + Auction, vol. 34, no. 4, November 2010, pp. 71-78, 138
M.G. ‘Key Lots: Post-War and Contemporary’, in: The Art Newspaper, no. 218, November 2010
Lajos, Cheryl Ann, ‘Mark Bradford’, in: Library Journal, no.14, January 2010

2009 Montreuil, Greg, 'Mark Bradford', in: Flash Art 42, November/December 2009, pp. 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, 4 June 2009
Wei, Lilly, 'New Orleans report: deliverance: the Biennial', in: Art in America, vol. 97, no.2, February 2009, pp. 43–52
Baker, Tamzin, ‘Collage 2.0’ in: Art + Auction, February 2009
Amado, Miguel, 'Post-Katrina: prospect.1', on:, No.42, January/February 2009, pp. 44
Ligon, Glenn, Schambelan, Elizabeth, 'Civic engagement', in: Artforum, No. 5, January 2009, pp. 166-177

2008 Gwinn, Liz, 'Mark Bradford at Prospect.1.', in: Studio Magazine, Fall/Winter 2008–09, pp. 40–41
Kaufman, Jason Edward, 'Prospect.1—can New Orleans reinvent itself as a fine art destination?', in: The Art Newspaper, London, 17 December 2008
Smith, Roberta, 'Kaleidoscopic Biennial for a Scarred City', in: The New York Times, New York, 4 November 2008
MacCash, Doug, 'Art Ahoy: a vessel loaded with symbolism', on:, 2 November 2008
Schjeldahl, Peter, ‘Come on Down’, in: The New Yorker, no. 38, November 2008
Eden, Laura, 'Mark Bradford', in: Elle Décor, New York, October 2008, pp. 94–96
Berwick, Carly, 'Dan Cameron: Encouraging wards', in: ARTnews, New York, vol. 107, no. 9, October 2008, pp. 66–67
Heiser, Jörg, '55th Carnegie International', in: Frieze, New York, no. 117, September 2008, pp.187–188
Amado, Miguel, 'Life On Mars: 55th Carnegie International', on:, no. 41, July/September 2008, pp. 241-244
Newcomb, Beth, 'Artpace works hard to bring Contemporary Art to San Antonio', on:, 26 August 2008
Wolff, Elaine, 'Racing against time and the odds at artpace', on:, 13 August 2008
Schwalb, Harry, 'Carnegie international: Carnegie Museum of Art', in: ARTnews, vol. 107, no. 7, New York, Summer 2008, pp. 173
Moss, Meredith, 'Huge Collage Greets Museum Patrons', on:, 24 June 2008
Lam, Angela, ‘Mark Bradford’, in: ArtAsiaPacific, no. 93, May/June, 2008
Knight, Christopher, 'Mark Bradford examines life viewed through today’s technology', in: Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, 2 April 2008
Heartney, Eleanor, 'Make it new', on:, vol. 96, no. 4, April 2008, pp. 82–85
Wilson, Michael, 'Mark Bradford at Sikkema Jenkins & Co', in: Artforum, New York, vol. 46, no. 8, April 2008, pp. 369–370
Church, Amanda, 'Mark Bradford', on:, March/April 2008, pp. 132
McQuaid, Cate, 'Streetwise', on:, Boston, 30 March 2008
Cohen, David, 'Soul revival', on:, 14 February 2008
Rosenberg, Karen, 'Mark Bradford: Nobody Jones', in: The New York Times, New York, 8 February 2008
Wulff, Friederike, 'Mark Bradford', on:, no. 1, January 2008, pp. 76–77
Adams, Wayne, 'The problems of painting from four corners: painters frame contemporary painting', in: Image, no. 60, 2008, pp. 67–71, ill.

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

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

2005 Pagel, David, 'Turning artwork into border issue', in: Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, 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, pp.12

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

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

2002 Colpitt, Frances, 'Mark Bradford at Finesilver', in: Art in America, New York, vol. 90, no.11, New York, November 2002, pp.165
Firstenberg, Lauri, 'Mark Bradford', in: Flash Art, no. 35, January/February 2002, pp. 95
Klein, Mason, 'Mark Bradford: Lombard-Freid Fine Arts', in: Artforum, New York, vol. 40, no.5, New York NY, January 2002, pp. 142–143
Schoonmaker, Trevor, 'Hot comb', in: Oneworld, vol. 7, no.4, August/September 2002, pp.122–123
Gute, Charles, Menin Samuele, et al., ‘Focus on Painting’, in: Flash Art, no. 226, 2002
Bischoff, Dan, 'Selections: Contemporary Art by African Americans', in: Sunday Star Ledger, 2002

2001 Peterson, Thane, 'Art Collectors get patriotic', on:, 31 December 2001
Von Schlegell, Mark, 'Snapshot: new art from Los Angeles', in: Artext, Milan, no. 75, November 2001-January 2002, pp. 76–77
Sirmans, Franklin, 'I don’t think you ready for this jelly', in: Time Out New York, New York, November 2001, pp. 15-22
Waxman, Lori, 'Freestyle: The Studio Museum Harlem', in: New Art Examiner, Chicago, vol. 29, no.2, November/December 2001, pp. 90
Tumlir, Jan, 'Snapshot', in: Artforum, New York, Vol. 40, No. 2, New York, October 2001, pp. 155
Subotnick, Ali, 'Snapshot: new art from Los Angeles', in: Frieze, New York, no.62, October 2001, pp. 99-100
Princenthal, Nancy, 'Freestyle: Studio Museum in Harlem, New York', in: Artext, Milan, no. 74, August-October 2001, pp. 92
Valdez, Sarah, 'Freestyling', in: Art in America, New York, vol. 89, no. 9, September 2001, pp.134-139, 162
Knight, Christopher, 'A ‘Snapshot’ of LA Artists', in: Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, 6 June 2001
Budick, Ariella, 'Post black and white', on:, 1 June 2001
Tate, Greg, 'The golden age', in: Village Voice, New York, 22 May 2001, pp. 49
Saltz, Jerry, 'Post-black: radical intelligence at the Studio Museum in Harlem', in: Village Voice, New York, 22 May 2001, pp. 51
Cotter, Holland, 'A full studio Museum Show starts with 28 young artists and a Shoehorn', in: The New York Times, New York, 11 May 2001

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

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

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

1997 Berk, Amy, 'Black is a VERB! at WORKS/San José', in: Artweek, vol. 28, no.12, New York, December 1997, pp.18


2019 Frieze, 'I follow my curiosity and sometimes building on that curiosity becomes a work of art', 9 October 2019 (Mark Bradford in conversation with Hans Ulrich Obrist at Frieze Masters 2019)
Wallpaper, Hot Spots, 1 October 2019 (Mark Bradford discusses the Watts Riots and his process of creating works for his first exhibition, ‘Cerberus’, at Hauser & Wirth London)
Ocula, Mark Bradford’s Call for Unity at Shanghai’s Long Museum, 16 August 2019 (Mark Bradford and Curator Diana Nawi walk through selected works that convey the artist's concerns with global unity and social justice)
CBS News, 60 Minutes, S51 E 50, 12 October 2019 (prime time television profile on Mark Bradford, interviewed by Anderson Cooper)

2018 NPR, Morning Edition, 19 October 2018 (Mark Bradford and Susan Stamberg walk through the exhibition ‘Tomorrow is Another Day’ at the Baltimore Museum of Art)
CoBo Social, Mark Bradford – Maps, Marginalization and Inclusion, 9 April 2018 (Mark Bradford discusses the influences on his opening exhibition at Hauser & Wirth Hong Kong)
CoBo Social, Iwan Wirth on Art as an Experience – CoBo Challenge 2018, 10 April 2018 (Iwan Wirth is interviewed on the subject of Hauser & Wirth’s development and expansion, with main focus on the future of Hauser & Wirth Hong Kong and discussion of Mark Bradford)
Bloomberg TV Markets and Finance, Mark Bradford’s Layered Urban Art. Brilliant Ideas Ep. 76, 3 April 2018 (a ‘Brilliant Ideas’ film on Mark Bradford)
KCRW, Digging Inside: Artists as Archeologists, 20 February 2018 (review of Mark Bradford’s ‘Mark Bradford. New Works’ at Hauser & Wirth, Los Angeles by Edward Goldman)

2017 CNN, Mark Bradford: ‘Politically and socially, we are at the edge of another precipice’, 13 November 2017 (video interview on the occasion of ‘Pickett’s Charge’ at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC)
Vernissage TV, Mark Bradford: Tomorrow is Another Day / U.S. Pavilion, Venice Art Biennale 2017, 19 May 2017 (virtual tour of Mark Bradford’s exhibition ‘Tomorrow is Another Day’ for the U.S. Pavilion at the Venice Art Biennale 2017)
Yuntoo YT Creative Media, 在夜店玩了15年、30岁才读大学的人能否成为好艺术家?, 3 May 2017, (a filmed interview on Mark Bradford’s childhood, inspirations, and career trajectory by Wu Xiaoshuang)

2014 ICA teens, 'Interview with Mark Bradford', on:, 30 February 2014

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