McGarry, Kevin, “57th Venice Biennale ‘Viva Arte Viva,'” art agenda, May 17, 2017.

Banks, Grace, “Los Angeles Film Director Frances Stark: ‘Language Is Under Threat,'” Forbes, May 12, 2017.

Wagley, Catherine G., “Sweet Melodies: Frances Stark Stages Mozart’s ‘Magic Flute’ in Los Angeles,” Art News, May 5, 2017.

Petty, Felix, “valeria napoleone’s guide to the female artists you need to know about,” i-D, May 5, 2017.

“LACMA Presents Frances Stark’s Reinterpretation of ‘The Magic Flute,'” Flaunt Magazine, May 2, 2017.

van Straaten, Laura, “L.A. Artist Frances Stark’s ‘The Magic Flute’ Premieres at LACMA,” The Hollywood Reporter, April 30, 2017.

Griffin, Jonathan, “Frances Stark: ‘Contemporary artists are hyper-competitive and hyper-alienated,'” The Guardian, April 24, 2017.

McGarry, Kevin, “Whitney Biennial 2017,” 4Columns, March 31, 2017.

O’Reilly, Bart, “Empathy and Censorship: Dana Schutz, Frances Stark, and Alice Neel,” BMore Art, March 29, 2017.

Gopnik, Blake, “At the Whitney, Frances Stark’s Giant Paintings Argue Against the Censorship They Promote,” artnet, March 23, 2017.

Whitney Biennial artists take a hard look at America, and find ways to connect,” PBS Newshour, March 21, 2017.

Sharp, Chris and Genevieve Yu, “Double Take — Whitney Biennial 2017,” art agenda, March 21, 2017.

Westall, Mark, “Frances Stark to unveil her Absolut Art Award-winning project ‘The Magic Flute’ at LACMA,” FAD, March 19, 2017.

Ongley, Hannah, “7 things you can’t miss at the 2017 whitney biennial,” i-D, March 16, 2017.

Sidell, Misty White, “Whitney Biennial Opens With Politics, Social Strata at Top of Mind,” WWD, March 16, 2017.

Lehrer, Adam, “10 Art Works You Must See at the 2017 Whitney Biennial,” Forbes, March 14, 2017.

Fox, Dan, “Whitney Biennial 2017,”, March 14, 2017.

Saltz, Jerry, “The New Whitney Biennial is the Most Political in Decades,” Vulture, March 14, 2017.

Thackara, Tess, “The 2017 Whitney Biennial is a Pitch-Perfect Survey of Art Today,” artsy, March 14, 2017.

Farago, Jason, “A User’s Guide to the Whitney Biennial,” The New York Times, March 8, 2017.

Emory, Sami, “6 Tips for Fighting Gender Inequality While Starting Your Own Art Collection,” Vice, January 3, 2017.



Watlington, Emily B., “UH-OH: Frances Stark 1991-2015,” Art Papers, November/December 2016.

Hart, Hugh, “Sharon Lockhart and Frances Stark,” DOT Magazine, November 2016.

Barliant, Claire, “Frances Stark,” Artforum, Critics’ Picks, October 2016.

McQuaid, Cate, “Savvy self-exposure in MFA show by Frances Stark,” The Boston Globe, September 28, 2016.

Woodward, Richard B, “‘UH-OH: Frances Stark 1991-2015′ Review: It’s All About Her — And Us,” The Wall Street Journal, September 28, 2016.

Chan, Olivian, “Frances Stark, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles,” Frieze, January 20, 2016.

Satorius, Katherine, “Portrait of a Bird: The Work of Frances Stark,” Los Angeles Review of Books, January 9, 2016.UH-OH: Frances Stark 1991-2015

“And Then There Were None,” Paris, LA Magazine, Winter 2016, Issue #14, pp. 45-66.



Knight, Christopher, “The 10 best art exhibitions at L.A. museums in 2015,” Los Angeles Times, December 12, 2015.

Waxman, Lori, “The best of 2015 in Chicago visual art,” Chicago Tribune, December 11, 2015.

Hyperallergic, Best of 2015: Our Top 10 Los Angeles Art Shows, December 16, 2015.

Modern Painters, “Modern Painters – Dec 2015,” December 2015, pp. 31-33.

Knight, Christopher, “‘UH-OH: Frances Stark, 1991-2015′ at Hammer Museum is an enthralling midcareer survey,” Los Angeles Times, November 11, 2015.

Fulton, Jeni, “Frances Stark Brings Hip Hop and Opera Together in L.A.,” Sleek Magazine, Winter 2015, Issue #48.

Macaulay, Anna, “The overpowering and humbling beauty of UH-OH Frances Stark at the Hammer Museum,” Dotted Line, November 20, 2015.

Hayes-Westall, Mark and Hannah, “How Much Is Too Much Information?,” The City Magazine, November 2015, pp. 92-93.

Hugill, Alison, “An Interview with Frances Stark: On Making a Pedagogical Opera in South  Central,” Berlin Art Link, October 31, 2015.

Horst, Aaron, “Frances Stark at The Hammer,” Contemporary Art Review.LA, October 28, 2015.

Sartore, Mara, “Music is different: an interview with Frances Stark,” My Art Guides, October 2015.

Cooper, Arnie, “Self-Service: LA’s Hammer Museum showcases the works of writer/artist Frances Stark,” Wallpaper, October 13, 2015.

Cahill, Zachary, “Frances Stark – The Art Institute of Chicago,” Artforum, October 2015.

Class Dismissed: A Roundtable on Art School, USC, and Cooper Union.” With Helen Molesworth, Mike Essl, Jory Rabinovitz, Lee Relvas, Amanda Ross-Ho, Victoria Sobel, Frances Stark, A. L. Steiner, Charlie White; introduction by Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer. Artforum, October, 2015.

Skidmore, Maisie, “The Inimitable Frances Stark,” AnOtherOctober 2, 2015.

Indrisek, Scott, “An Urgent Groping: Frances Stark Reflects on a Busy Year,” Blouin ArtInfo, October 1, 2015.

ArtInfo, “Absolut Art Award Winners Feted in Stockholm,” September 30, 2015.

Williams, Maxwell, “Bottoms Up: Absolut Art Award Honors Frances Stark and Mark Godfrey,” Art in America, September 25, 2015.

Azimi, Negar, “Frances Stark and the Art of Narcissim,” T: The New York Times Style Magazine, August 31, 2015.

Myers, Terry, “Frances Stark: Intimism,” Art Review, September 2015.

Piejko, Jennifer, “Intimism Isn’t Over: Frances Stark at the Art Institute of Chicago,” Modern Painters, September 2015.

Elliot, Annette, “‘Frances Stark: Intimism’ goes inside the mind of a self-described horny middle-aged woman,” The Chicago Reader, July 28, 2015.

“Review: Frances Stark/Art Institute of Chicago,” Newcity Art, July 2015.

Noble, Kathy, “Frances Stark: Critic’s Picks,”, June 2015.

Quaintance, Morgan, “Frances Stark’s ‘Sorry for the Wait,'” art agenda, June 12, 2015.



Who Cares If It’s Painting? Artist Frances Stark Talks with Curator Lanka Tattersall.” The Museum of Modern Art,

Sheerin, Mark. “The Unbearable Lightness of Frances Stark.” Hyperallergic,, July 3, 2014.

Frances Stark at Marc Foxx.” Contemporary Art Daily,, July 4, 2014.

Liberty, Megan. “Frances Stark on Reading Robert Ryman.” Hyperallergic,, June 23, 2014.

Duray, Dan. “Gavin Brown Sells Frances Stark’s Instagrams at Independent.” Gallerist,, March 6, 2014.

Russeth, Andrew. “Stark Realities: Frances Stark on Mike Kelley at PS1.” The Observer,, January 21, 2014.

Varadi, Keith J. “Steel Your Mind: The 2013 Carnegie International.”, January 16, 2014.



Kitnick, Alex. “Text after Text.” Parkett No. 93, 2013. 66–77.

Roelstraete, Dieter and Monika Szewczyk. “Computerliebe.” Parkett No. 93, 2013. 78–89.

Gurk, Christoph. “Addicted to Fantasy: Frances Stark’s Put a Song in Your Thing.” Parkett No. 93, 2013. 90–103.

Ito, Gregory. “Frances Stark at Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco.” San Francisco Arts Quarterly Online,, March 7, 2013.

Chun, Kimberly. “‘Memento Mori’: A Reflection on Mortality, Choices in Life.” The San Francisco Chronicle, 24 February 2013.

Higgie, Jennifer. “Ten Women Who Use Film.” UbuWeb,, February 3, 2013.

Godfrey, Mark. “Friends with Benefits: Mark Godfrey on the Art of Frances Stark” Artforum, January 2013. 159–165.



Haramis, Nick. “The Art of Romance: Klaus Biesenbach, Director of MoMA PS1 and Chief Curator at Large at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, Selects Five Works That Best Exemplify Love.” Bullett, Vol. VIII, Fall 2012. 29.

Cooper, Dennis. “Galerie Dennis Cooper presents… Frances Stark.” DC’s,, December 5, 2012.

Russeth, Andrew. “Enhanced Epistles: Frances Stark on Her Show at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise.” Gallerist NY,, April 13, 2012.

Johnson, Ken, “Frances Stark: Osservate, Leggete Con Me.” New York Times, March 30, 2012. C26.

Griffin, Kevin. “Frances Stark: using her personal life to make My Best Thing.” Vancouver Sun Blog,, March 16, 2012.

Rosenfield, Rachel. “Frances Stark: Not Just Idle Chat.” Canadian Art,, March 15, 2012.

Guthery, Summer. “Frances Stark: My Best Thing.” Pastelegram,, January 31, 2012.

Griffin, Jonathon. “Best of 2011: Part 6.” frieze blog,, January 1, 2011.



Abu ElDahab, Mai. “Best of 2011.” Artforum, December 2011. 216–217.

Barber, Jeremiah. “Video Artists Stark and Herschend Embrace Humor, Unbearably Long Titles, and PowerPoint.” KQED Arts, November 27, 2011.

Berardini, Andrew, “Not Safe For Work.” Artforum diary,, Los Angeles, April 25, 2011.

Berardini, Andrew. “The Letter Writer, Frances Stark.” Mousse, #26, December 2010–January 2011. 106–114. [PDF]

Bishop, Claire. “Safety in Numbers.” Artforum, September 2011. 281.

Casavecchia, Barbara. “Best of 2011: Part 3.” frieze blog,, December 21, 2011.

Fanelli, Franco. “I’ve included a very well-known outsider: Tintoretto!.” The Art Newspaper, June 1, 2011.

Gioni, Massimiliano. “Amore, Bugie e Chatroulette.” Wired Italia, September 2011.

Griffin, Jonathan. “All of This and Nothing.” frieze, Issue 138, April 2011. 143.

Higgs, Matthew. “Best of 2011.” Artforum, December 2011. 214–215.

Lange, Christy. “Postcards from Performa 11: Part 5.” frieze blog,, December 21, 2011.

Latimer, Quinn. “Best of 2011: Part 1.” frieze blog. frieze, 21 Dec. 2011.

Lehrer-Graiwer, Sarah. “All of This and Nothing.” Artforum, May 2011.

Mizota, Sharon. “Art review: ‘All of This and Nothing’ at UCLA Hammer Museum.” The Los Angeles Times, 2 March 2011.

Neudorf, Paula. “PS1′s New Exhibits Highlight Video Art.” Queens Chronicle. December 1, 2011.

Ollman, Leah. “The mind and art of Frances Stark.” The Los Angeles Times, December 26, 2011. E5.

Princenthal, Nancy. “Frances Stark.” Art in America, January 4, 2011.

Papararo, Jenifer. “Frances Stark: I’ve Had it and a Half.” C Magazine, Autumn 2011. 53-55.

Saltz, Jerry. “The Year in Art.” New York Magazine, December 2011.

Saltz, Jerry. “Generation Blank.” New York Magazine, June 19, 2011.

Smee, Sebastian. “An artist who labels herself.” The Boston Globe, December 5, 2010.

Smith, Roberta. “So Big, Performa Now Misses the Point.” The New York Times, November 26, 2011.

Tan, Lumi. “A review of Frances Stark’s Put A Song In Your Thing.” PERFORMA Magazine, November 2011.

Yablonsky, Linda. “Artifacts: Frances Stark’s Best Thing.” New York Times Magazine, October 26, 2011.



Herbert, Martin. “David Hockney & Frances Stark.” frieze, Issue 128, January–February 2010. 116–117.

Holte, Michael Ned. “Frances Stark.”, September 1, 2010.

Kotzé, Talitha. “But what of Frances Stark, standing by itself, a naked name, bare as a ghost to whom one would like to lend a sheet?” The List, March 18–April 1, 2010. 89.

Macchi de Vilhena, Catherine. “Frances Stark: Why should you not be able to assemble yourself and write?.” ROVEN, #3, Spring–Summer, 2010. 105–109.

Mansfield, Susan. “Making a minimal disturbance show.” The Scotsman, March 23, 2010. 37–38.

Majeski, Anna. “Frances Stark tackles the riddles of the creative process.” The Tufts Daily, November 1, 2010.

Moira, Jeffrey. “Textual Relations.” Scotland on Sunday, February 21, 2010.

Oksenhorn, Stewart. “She’s got it! Stark gives Aspen musical a spin.” The Aspen Times, June 30, 2010.

“Art Preview: Frances Stark.” The Scotsman, February 23, 2010.

“Frances Stark.” The Times Scotland, March 6–12, 2010. 21.



Carey-Thomas, Lizzie. “Solo shows: Frances Stark.” frieze, January–February 2009.

Clark, Robert. “David Hockney/Frances Stark.” The Guardian Guide, November 14–20, 2009. 39.

Fiduccia, Joanna, “The Space of Words.” Artforum, April 2009.

Fox, Dan. “Poor. Tired. Old. Horse..” frieze, Issue 126, October 2009. 226.

Herbert, Martin. “David Hockney and Frances Stark.” frieze. January–February 2010. 116–117.

Holder, Will. “ART AND INDUSTRY.” Roland, May 2009. 32–36.

Lack, Jessica. “Artist of the week 46: Frances Stark.” The Guardian, June 24, 2009.

Searle, Adrian. “The pleasure principle.”, November 11, 2009.

“Frances Stark.” Roland, November 2009–January 2010. 11.



Borchhardt-Birbaumer, Brigitte. “Und ewig lockt die Spottdrossel.” Wiener Zeitung, April 29, 2008.

Champion, Miles, “Frances Stark.” Art Monthly, January 2008.

Cohen, David. “Whitney Biennial Has Adopted A Boho Vibe.” The New York Sun, March 5, 2008.

Cotter, Holland, “Art’s Economic Indicator.” The New York Times, March 7, 2008.

Cotter, Holland. “Indirect Object at Mitchell-Innes & Nash.” The New York Times, December 18, 2008.

Fessler, Ann Kathrin. “Teile von Teilen und kein Ganzes.” Der Standard, May 2, 2008.

Hafner, Hans-Jürgen. “Double Residence. ‘Collected Writings’ and ‘Collected Works.’” Spike, No. 15, April 2008. 55–63.

Milliard, Coline. “Frances Stark: A Torment of Follies.” Art Review, April 2008. 129.

O’Neill, Paul. “If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want to be Part of Your Revolution.” Art Monthly, February 2008. 31–32.

O’Neill-Butler, Lauren and Frances Stark. “500 Words: Frances Stark.” Artforum, November 2008.

Rees, Simon. Frances Stark (FRAC Bourgogne, Dijon France). US Art, Issue 21, September 22, 2008.

Verwoert, Jan. “Private Lives, Public Gestures 2.” frieze, March 2008.

“Frances Stark.” Kunstbulletin, #6, 2008. 68.



Bell, Kirsty, “Frances Stark at van Abbemuseum.” frieze, #109, September 2007. 177–178.

Eichler, Dominic. “If I Can’t Dance… Part II.” frieze, Issue 106, April 2007.

Kopsa, Maxine. “Doubting Frances.” Art on Paper, September 2007.

Verwoert, Jan. “Use Me Up: Exhaustion and the limits of the potential to perform.” Metropolis M, February 2007.

White, Michelle. “Frances Stark: Structures that fit my opening….” ArtLies, Spring 2007. 115.

Wood, Catherine. “Biennials, Surveys and Retrospectives: Looking Back.” frieze, Issue 112, January–February 2008.



Goddard, Dan R. “Artworks built on writing.” San Antonio Express News, June 25, 2006.

Gonzalez, Michele. “San Antonio: An Interview with Hudson Show (Room) artist Frances Stark.” Mightbegood, Issue #69, May 12, 2006.

Hainley, Bruce. “Artquake.” The New York Times Magazine, October 2, 2006.

Harmanci, Reyhan. “Between the Lines: Textual Works.” San Francisco Chronicle, June 8, 2006.

Miles, Christopher. “Saying it in words and in pictures.” The Los Angeles Times, June 16, 2006.

Mitrovic, Sinisa. “If I Can’t Dance, I don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution.” frieze, Issue 97, March 2006. 170.

Putze, Patrick. “Frances Stark at ArtPace.” Voices of Art, Volume 14.2, 2006. 24.

Rhodes, Dusti. “‘Open’ Sesame: Frances Stark lets the sexual innuendo roll.” The Houston Press, December 21, 2006.

Walworth, Catherine. “Frances Stark.” Glasstire, July 2006.



Charlesworth, JJ. “Frances Stark CRG Gallery New York.” Tema Celeste, issue 110, July/August 2005. 72.

Weissman, Benjamin. “Frances Stark: As Eloquence Appears.” frieze, Issue 92, June–August 2005. Cover, 140–5.

“School of Fine Arts welcomes distinguished new faculty.” Artfacts: USC School of Fine Arts, Vol IX, No. I, 2005. 2–4.

“Short List.” The New Yorker, May 16, 2005. 24.



Burnett, Craig. “Preview Frances Stark, London.” Guardian Unlimited, November 13, 2004.



Abs, Peter. “Mut zur Schaeche: Frances Stark in der Galerie Daniel Buchholz.” Text Zur Kunst, Heft Nr. 54, June 2004.

Bell, Kirsty. “Frances Stark: Collected Writing: 1993–2003.” Camera Austria International, 86, 2004.

Diedrichson, Diedrich. “A Fan’s Notes: On Mike Kelley’s Writings.” Artforum, January 2003.

Hoffburg, Judith. “Artist Books Reviews.” Umbrella, Volume 26, #3⁄4, December 2003. 119–120.

Meltzer, Eve. “Frances Stark.” frieze, Issue 72, January–February 2003. 94.

Tumlir, Jan. “Spinning One’s Wheels In Los Angeles.” Flash Art, December–January 2003.



Ammirati, Domenick. “Frances Stark.” Modern Painters, Volume 15, Number 1, Spring 2002. 114–5.

Ebner, Joern. “Laecheln fur den Affen menschen – Nigel Cooke bei Modern Art und Frances Stark bei greengrassi in London.” Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, #75, March 30, 2002. 56.

Isé, Claudine. “Hammer Projects: Frances Stark.” Los Angeles: UCLA Hammer Museum.

Newhouse, Kristina. “Frances Stark at UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles.” art/text, 2002. 91.

Wilsher, Mark. “Frances Stark Self-Portraiture.” What’s On, April 3–10, 2002. 25.

Wood, Eve, “Frances Stark at the UCLA Hammer Museum,” Artweek, Volume 33, Issue 8, October 2002. 21.



Prinzhorn, Martin. “The housewife in public.” Afterall, Issue 04, 2001. 104–111.

Richard, Frances. “Frances Stark, CRG Gallery.” Artforum, XL, No. 3, December 2001. 144–145.

Smith, Roberta. The New York Times, October 12, 2001.

Tumlir, Jan. “Baldessari’s Urn: 90s Art in Los Angeles.” artext, No. 71, November 2000–January 2001. 42–51.



Hess, Barbara. Flash Art, Vol. xxxiii, No. 215, November–December 2000. 111.

Hess, Barbara. “Frances Stark at Daniel Buchholz.” Flash Art, Volume xxxiii, No. 215, November–December 2000. 111.

Holert, Tom. “Frances Stark – Daniel Buchholz Gallery, Cologne.” frieze, 2000.



D’Souza, Aruna. “Reviews.” Art in America, May 1999. 152–153.

Erickson, Karl. “Frances Stark: The Architect & The Housewife.” Cakewalk, No. 3, Fall 1999. 64.

Levin, Kim. “Voice Choices.” The Village Voice, February 2, 1999. 80.



Harvey, Doug. Art Issues, Summer 1998. 42.

Intra, Giovanni. “Frances Stark at Marc Foxx Gallery.” Art/Text, No. 61, May–June 1998. 82–3.

Meyers, Terry R. “Frances Stark: In other places light’s pitched happy tents.” On Paper, Vol. 2 No. 5, May–June 1998. 49.

Owens, Laura. Cakewalk, Spring–Summer 1998. 13–14.



Auerbach, Lisa Anne. “Sharon Lockhart, Laura Owens and Frances Stark at Blum & Poe.” L.A. Weekly, June 27–July 3, 1997.

Bonetti, David. “Gallery Watch.” San Francisco Examiner, May 9, 1997.

Cooper, Dennis. “Frances Stark.” Artforum, XXXV, No. 8, April 1997. Cover, 80–81.

Intra, Giovanni. “Sharon Lockhart, Laura Owens & Frances Stark.” FlashArt, November–December 1997. 76.

Hainley, Bruce. “Sharon Lockhart, Laura Owens & Frances Stark at Blum & Poe.” Artforum, XXXVI, No. 3, November 1997. 119–120.

Hackett, Regina. “Ephemeral Themes.” Seattle Post Intelligencer, July 11, 1997.

Helfand, Glen. “Art Museum and Galleries.” Bay Guardian, May 7, 1997.

Jakobsen, Klaus Thejll. Ojeblikket, #32/33, Summer 1997.

Kandel, Susan. “Exploring Power of Three Among Friends.” The Los Angeles Times, July 4, 1997. F18.

Knight, Christopher. “Riding Tradition’s Currents to a Higher ‘Consciousness.’” The Los Angeles Times, October 9, 1997. F4.

Martin, Vitcoria. Art Week, Volume 28, #8, August 1997.

Pagel, David. “Isolated Concepts.” The Los Angeles Times (Orange County Edition), February 1997. F12.

Rickles, Lawrence. “Already Given at the Office: On Techno Feminism.” Paralax 5, 1997. 73.

Schnoor, Chris, “3 Syllables.” Performance on Paper, #8, June 1997.



Curtis, Cathy. “Freeing Words from their Life Sentence.” The Los Angeles Times, 1994.



Anderson, Michael. “Invitational ’93.” Art Issues, #3, 1993.

DiMichele, David. “Fresh Work, Invitational ’93.” Artweek, Volume 24, #21, November 4, 1993.

Kandel, Susan. “Invitational ’93′s Controlling Personas.” The Los Angeles Times, Volume 24, #21, October 14, 1993.