Paul Sietsema
Selected Bibliography


Books and Catalogues

2017
Gauthier, Michel. Le temps des intermèdes. Geneva: MAMCO Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain; Dijon: Les Presses du Réel, 2017.

Meade, Fionn, and Jordan Carter, eds. Question the Wall Itself. Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 2017.

Manné, Jamie G., ed. Unpacking The Marciano Collection. Los Angeles: The Maurice and Paul Marciano Art Foundation, 2017.

2016
Fabbris, Eva ed. Fifty-three Works by Paul Sietsema. Milan: Mousse Publishing, 2016.

Michaud, Philippe-Alain. Sur le film. Paris: Éditions Macula, 2016.

2015
Raimondi, Cristiano, and Eva Fabbris, eds. Fausto Melotti: L'Incertezza. Milan: Mousse Publishing, 2015.

Schröder, Klaus Albrecht, and Elsy Lahner, eds. Drawing Now: 2015. Vienna: Albertina; Munich: Hirmer Verlag, 2015.

2014
Burnett Abrams, Nora, Michael Ned Holte, and Sarah Robayo Sheridan. Seven Films by Paul Sietsema. Milan: Mousse Publishing, 2014.

The 21st Century Art Book. London: Phaidon Press, 2014.

Kurzmeyer, Roman, and Eva Schmidt, eds. At Work: Studio and Production as a Subject of Today’s Art. Cologne: Snoeck Verlag, 2014.

2013
Baker, George, Christopher Bedford, Bill Horrigan, Suzanne Hudson, and Paul Sietsema. Paul Sietsema. Columbus, OH: Wexner Center for the Arts, The Ohio State University, 2013.

Vitamin D2: New Perspectives in Drawing. London: Phaidon Press, 2013.

Gourmel, Yoann, and Élodie Royer, eds. A Preface. Bangkok: Messy Sky, 2013.

2012
Engberg, Siri. Lifelike. Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 2012.

Latimer, Quinn, ed. Paul Sietsema: Interviews on films and works. Berlin: Sternberg Press, 2012.

Michaud, Philippe-Alain. Collection Films: La Collection du Centre Pompidou. Paris: Éditions du Centre Pompidou, 2012.

Van Horne, Janice. A Complicated Marriage: My Life with Clement Greenberg. Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint Press, 2012.

2011
Ellegood, Anne, and Douglas Fogle. All of This and Nothing. Los Angeles: Hammer Museum; New York: Prestel, 2011.

Gilman, Claire, and Lynne Tillman. Drawn from Photography. New York: The Drawing Center, 2011.

2010
Rowlands, Alun, and Matt Williams, eds. Novel 3, London: Novel Publications, 2010.

2009
Butler, Cornelia. Figure 3: Paul Sietsema, New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2009.

Graw, Isabelle et al. The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection: Catalogue Raisonné. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2009.

Selby, Amy. Art and Text. London: Black Dog Publishing, 2009.

2008
Blanche, Craig. Collage: Assembling Contemporary Art. London: Black Dog Publishing, 2008.

David, F.R. The Book of Intentions. Amsterdam: de Appel Arts Centre, 2008.

Fogle, Douglas. Life on Mars: 55th Carnegie International. Pittsburgh: Carnegie Museum of Art, 2008.

When Things Cast No Shadow: Day. Berlin: KW Institute for Contemporary Art, 5th Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art, 2008.

2007
de Corral, Maria et al. Fast Forward: Contemporary Collections for the Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas: Dallas Museum of Art; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007.

Lopez, Michelle. Exit Music (For a Film). New York: Grimm / Rosenfeld, 2007.

Ice Cream. London: Phaidon Press Limited, 2007.

2 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. Moscow: Moscow Biennale, 2007.

2006
Coates, Rebecca. Uncanny Nature. Melbourne: Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, 2006.

Demos, T.J., and Gloria Sutton. Vitamin Ph: New Perspectives in Photography. London: Phaidon Press, 2006.

Jones, Caroline A. Eyesight Alone: Clement Greenberg’s Modernism and the Bureaucratization of the Senses. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2006.

Perez, Annie et al. Le Mouvement des Images. Paris: Centre Pompidou, 2006.

2005
Birnbaum, Daniel, Gunnar B. Kvaran, and Hans Ulrich Obrist. Uncertain States of America: American Art in the 3rd Millennium. Oslo: Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, 2005.

Cueff, Alain. Hyperfocal - Five From LA. Paris: Galerie Nelson, 2005.

Kraus, Chris, Jan Tumlir, and Jane McFadden, eds. L.A. Artland: Contemporary Art from Los Angeles. London: Black Dog Publishing, 2005.

Rothfuss, Joan, and Elizabeth Carpenter. Bits & Pieces Put Together to Present a Semblance of a Whole: Walker Art Center Collections. Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 2005.

Schimmel, Paul, and Gloria Sutton. Ecstasy: In and About Altered States. Los Angeles: The Museum of Contemporary Art, 2005.

2004
Burkard, Lene, and Cecilie Bepler. Double Floor Painting. Odense, Denmark: Kunsthallen Brandts Koedefabrik, 2004.

Cotter, Suzanne. Real World: The Dissolving Space: of Experience, Oxford: Modern Art Oxford, 2004.

2003
Iles, Chrissie. Empire: Paul Sietsema. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2003.

2001
Hoet, Jan. Sonsbeek 9. Arnhem, The Netherlands: Sonsbeek 9; Los Angeles: Regen Projects, 2001.

Intra, Giovanni. Bright Paradise, 1st Auckland Triennial. Auckland: The 1st Auckland, New Zealand Triennial, 2001.

Sladen, Mark. The Americans: New Art. London: Barbican Art Gallery, 2001.

2000
Hainley, Bruce, and Dennis Cooper. Mise en Scene: New LA Sculpture. Santa Monica, CA: Santa Monica Museum of Art, 2000.

Kertess, Klaus. 00: Drawings 2000. New York: Barbara Gladstone Gallery, 2000.

1999
Ohno, Megan. The Perfect Life: Artifice in LA. Durham, NC: Duke University Museum of Art, 1999.


Selected Articles

2017
Duncan, Thomas. “Paul Sietsema.” Flash Art, January-February 2017, 74-75.

2016
Baker, George. “The Black Mirror.” October, Fall 2016, 30-66.

Knight, Christopher. “Paul Sietsema’s first L.A. show of new Conceptual art was worth the 14-year wait.” Los Angeles Times, November 10, 2016.

Muenzer, David. “Paul Sietsema.” Artforum.com, October 24, 2016.

2015
Geers, David. "Paul Sietsema," Frieze. January - February, 2015, 141.

2014
Mercurio, Franck. “Paul Sietsema, MCA.” Flash Art, March - April, 2014.

Walsh, Brienne. “Review: Paul Sietsema at Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.” Blouin Artinfo, January 2014.

2013
Filipovic, Elena. "Paul Sietsema: Wexner Center for the Arts." Artforum, May 2013, 15.

“Museum Previews.” Art in America, July 2013.

Ned Holte, Michael. “Best of Artforum.” Artforum, December 2013.

Sietsema, Paul. "Walk through." Peep-Hole Sheet, Issue 15, Winter 2013.

Sietsema, Paul. “Paul Sietsema: Anticultural Positions.” Messy Sky Magazine, Summer 2013. 32-36.

Soulard, Ida. “Paul Sietsema, ‘The Sentence’, Tulips & Roses, Bruxelles.” Frog, No. 12, 2013, 128.

Williams, Gilda. "Paul Sietsema, Drawing Room, London." Artforum, February 2013, 255.

2012
Gauthier, Michel. “Le Macule et le Médiat.” 20/27, No. 6, 128-148.

Gopnik, Blake. “Painting Paints Itself.” The Daily Beast, June 18, 2012.

Keiller, Patrick. “More to Meet the Eye.” Tate Etc., Issue 24. 2012.

Kennicott, Philip. “‘Shock of the News’ at the National Gallery of Art a fascinating cross section of art news.” The Washington Post, June 20, 2012.

Meisler, Stanley. "Read All About It: Newspapers as art in exhibit.” The Los Angeles Times, October, 16, 2012.

Rotella, Carlo. “Recycled Newsprint; ‘Shock of the News,’ on Artists and Newspapers.” The New York Times, November 30, 2012.

Smyth, Cherry. “Paul Sietsema: The Drawing Room, London.” Art Monthly, No. 361. 2012.

Zakaitis, Jonas. “A Certain Kind of Realism.” Spike Quarterly, Spring 2012, 72-83.

2011
Bedford, Christopher. “A Project.” Art Journal, Spring 2011, cover, 54-69.

Esplund, Lance. “Drawn From Photography.” The Wall Street Journal, March 19, 2011.

Kunitz, Daniel. "Paul Sietsema.” Modern Painters, September 2011, 90.

________. “Paul Sietsema and the Trompe L ‘Oeil Avant Garde.” Artinfo, May, 16 2011.

Mizota, Sharon. “ ‘All of This and Nothing’ at UCLA Hammer Museum.” Los Angeles Times, March 2, 2011, D1, D6.

“Drawn From Photography.” The Art Newspaper, March 2011.

Kerr, Merrily. “Paul Sietsema.” Time Out New York, June 2-6, 2011. p. 41.

Troeller, Jordan. “Paul Sietsema.” ArtForum, June 11, 2011.

Rosenberg, Karen. “Authorship or Translation? Notes toward redefining creativity.” The New York Times, February 25, 2011, C26.

Scott, Andrea K. “Winning Hand.” The New Yorker, March 21, 2011, 10.

Xtina. “See All of This And Nothing at UCLA Hammer Museum.” Wherela, March 11, 2011.

2010
Baker, Kenneth. “Hauntology: Perception makes art spookier.” San Francisco Chronicle, August 12, 2010, F3.

Clark, Martin. “Reasons to be Cheerful!” Frieze 131, May 2010, 96.

Coxhead, Gabriel. “Paul Sietsema.” Time Out – London, July 9, 2010.

________. “Paul Sietsema.” Time Out New York (London), July 25, 2010, p. 37.

Fite-Wassilak, Chris. “Paul Sietsema.” Frieze 134, October 2010, 245.

“Paul Sietsema, London.” The Guide. July 3, 2010.

Hamilton, Julia E. “A Spectre is Haunting Berkeley.” ArtSlant, August 2, 2010.

Hosman, Hayley. “BAM Conjures the Ghost of Hauntology.” The Daily Californian, July 15, 2010.

Johnson, Ken. “Spirals of Self-Reflection, Made by Methods Mysterious.” The New York Times, January 8, 2010, C34.

“Paul Sietsema.” The Guardian Guide, July 3-9, 2010.

Prince, Mark. “Art and Illusionism.” Art Monthly 339, September 2010, 11-14.

________. “Gordon Matta-Clark.” Frieze 134, October 2010.

________. “Paul Sietsema.” Art in America, November 16, 2010.

Stander, Sam. “Against Nostalgia.” San Francisco Bay Guardian Online, July 20, 2010.

Wing, Liz. “Hauntology.” The Brooklyn Rail, September 2010.

2009
“El Museo Reina Sofia inicia el programa ‘Fisuras’ con Paul Sietsema.” Adn, March 15, 2009.

Goldstein, Andrew. “Dig It: Paul Sietsema at MoMA.” cityArts, December 3, 2009.

“Paul Sietsema.” The New Yorker, November 2, 2009, 16.

"Paul Sietsema en las ‘Fisuras’ del Reina Sofia.” Revista de Arte, May 19, 2009.

Rosenberg, Karen. “3 Artists Selected by Dan Graham and a Work by Dan Graham.” The New York Times, May 8, 2009, C29.

“Sietsema inaugura ‘Fisuras’ en el Museo Reina Sofia.” El Mundo, May 19, 2009.

Velasco, David. “Dance: Best of 2009.” Artforum 48, December 2009, 69.

2008
Bankowsky, Jack. “Paul Sietsema, Figure 3.” Artforum 47, December 2008, 273.

Herbert, Martin. “5th Berlin Biennial.” Frieze, May 2008, 165-6.

Johnson, Ken. “Modernist Optimism and Postmodernist Doubt.” The New York Times, August 22, 2008, E29.

Knight, Christopher. “Extraterrestrial Earthlings Find ‘Life.’” The Los Angeles Times, May 7, 2008, E1, E6-7.

Morrone, Francis. “Changing Times, Changing Notions: ‘Progress’ at the Whitney.” The New York Sun, August 14, 2008.

Muchnic, Suzanne. “Goes the Old-Fashion way.” The Los Angeles Times, May 21, 2008, E1, E12.

Schwarting, Jen. “Progress.” The Brooklyn Rail, October 2008, 31.

Searle, Adrian. “Toil and Rubble.” The Guardian, April 8, 2008.

Smith, Roberta. “An Alien Sighting on Planet Pittsburgh.” The New York Times, May 9, 2008, B25-6.

Vesters, Christel. “Paul Sietsema De Appel.” Flash Art, July - September 2008, 254.

West, Kevin. “Shape Shifter.” W Magazine, April 2008, 182.

“Whitney Museum of American Art.” The New Yorker, September 25, 2006, 16.

“The Famous Last Words.” F.R. David De Appel, Winter 2008, 182-187.

2007
Cueff, Alain. “L’empire de la vision.” Les Cahiers du Musée National d’Art Moderne. Centre Pompidou, Winter 2007, 22-29.

Hainley, Bruce. “DEEL 2: Vluchtige Notities - Los Angeles - Los Angeles, 1985.” Metropolis M, February 2007.

2006
“Anne Collier & Paul Sietsema: Discipline.” The Wrong Times, 3-4.

“Some Notes on Content.” Uncertain States of America: America in the 3rd Millennium, December 2006, 102-105.

Black, Ezrha Jean. “Ecstacy.” Art US 11, December 2005 - January 2006.

Blom, Ina. “The Young Americans.” Texte zur Kunst, March 2006, NR 61.

Sietsema, Paul. “Focus Los Angeles: Paul Sietsema.” Flash Art, January – February 2006, 74.

2005
Gronlund, Melissa. “A Certain Tendency in Representation.” Frieze, November / December 2005, 146.

Hall, James. “‘Real World,’” Artforum, February 2005, 186.

Knight, Christopher. “Take a Mind Excursion.” The Los Angeles Times, October 11, 2005, E1, E5.

Pincus, Robert L. “Alter Your State of Mind at ‘Ecstasy.’” San Diego Union-Tribune, November 20, 2005.

2004
“Art Acquisitions in 2003: Paul Sietsema.” American Patrons of the Tate: Annual Report 2003, 2003, 22-23.

Harrison, Sara. “Real World: The Dissolving Space of Experience.” Art Monthly, November 2004, 36 –37.

Sietsema, Paul. “Ground Control.” Artforum, October 2004, 152, 286, 288.

2003
Anton, Saul. “Paul Sietsema.” Artforum, June 2003, 183.

Baker, George, Matthew Buckingham, Hal Foster, Chrissie Iles, Anthony McCall, and Malcolm Turvey. “Round Table: The Projected Image in Contemporary Art.” October 104, Spring 2003, 85.

Menin, Samuele, and Valentine Sansone. “Focus Video and Film: Contemporary Video Art (Part II).” Flash Art, March / April 2003, 98.

________. Fence Magazine 6, No. 1, 2003, 96.

Myers, Terry. “Paul Sietsema: Form Projector.” Contemporary 57, November 2003, 32-35.

“Paul Sietsema: Empire.” The New Yorker, April 21, 2003, 36.

Smith, Roberta. “Art in Review: Paul Sietsema - ‘Empire.’" The New York Times, May 23, 2003, E36.

Wilkin, Karen. “Paul Sietsema at the Whitney.” Art in America, October 2003, 127-128.

2002
Art & Auction, October 2002, 44.

Cattelan, Maurizio, Massimiliano Gioni, and Ali Subotnick, eds. “Paul Sietsema,” Charley. Issue 01, January 2002.

Hainley, Bruce. “Model Theory.” Frieze 71, November / December 2002, 90-93.

________."Best of 2002." Artforum, December 2002, 128-129.

Helfand, Glen. “Los Angeles Critics’ Pick: Paul Sietsema.” Artforum, September 2002.

Iles, Chrissie. "Best of 2002." Artforum, December 2002, 27.

Knight, Christopher. “In the Tiniest Gestures, Delicacy on an Epic Scale.” Los Angeles Times, October 4, 2002.

________. “Work That Seems to Hold That Thought.” Los Angeles Times, July 29, 2002, F1, F11.

Rinder, Lawrence. “Film Set.” Nest 17, Summer 2002, 92-99.

Smee, Sebastian. “Empire, by Paul Sietsema, Regen Projects, Los Angeles.” The Art Newspaper, October 2002, 9.

2001
Baker, Kenneth. "Just Look at the Sculpture and There is Los Angeles." San Francisco Chronicle, January 27, 2001, B1, B10.

Cooper, Jacqueline. "Shiny Happy People: Art and Special Effects." New Art Examiner, July / August, 2001, 74.

Corrigan, Susan. “New York Sucks!” I-D, October 2001, 184-190.

Darwent, Charles. “Visual Art: American Art is Different Now.” The Independent, October 28, 2001.

Hackworth, Nick. “Puddles, Plants and One Small Joy.” The Evening Standard, November 6, 2001.

Herbert, Martin. "States of the Art." ArtReview, October 2001, 51.

Knight, Christopher. "A Little of This." Los Angeles Times, June 22, 2001, F22.

Shamash, Diane. “Nature, Faith and Commerce.” Art in America, December 2001, 38-42.

Sietsema, Paul. "Paul McCarthy by Paul Sietsema.” Issue 5, 2001, 148-153.

Yablonsky, Linda. "Downtown Armory: Surviving the Growing Pains.” Art & Auction, April 2001, 74.

2000
Blackwell, Josh. “Mise -en-Scene.” Art Issues, September / October 2000, 56.

Hainley, Bruce. “Towards a Funner Laocoon: The New LA Sculpture.” Artforum, Summer 2000, 166-173.

Knight, Christopher. “A Web of Illusion.” Los Angeles Times, June 28, 2000, F1, F10.

________. “Young L.A. Sculptors.” Los Angeles Times, December 24, 2000, 67.

"Paul Sietsema.” ZOO 6, August 2000, 198.

1999
Bartolucci, Noah. "A Critical Look at L.A. Myths." Dialogue, April 4, 1999, 5.

Greenberg, Blue. "Artifice Makes Arty Reality in Duke Exhibit." The Herald Sun, April 16, 1999, 4.

Hainley, Bruce. "Openings: Paul Sietsema." Artforum, February 1999, 86.

________. "Paul Sietsema: Showing What's Missing." Interview, June 1999, 50.

Kauffman, Susan. "...A Perfect image of L.A." The New Observer, April 13, 1999, 12.

Natale, Michele. "West Meets East." Spectator, May 18, 1999, 23.

Twardy, Chuck. "Home on the Strange." What's Up, May 14, 1999, 25.

1998
Delaney, Ella. "Mark Grotjahn, Paul Sietsema, and Brent Petersen." Art Papers, January / February 1998, 72.

ZYZZYVA, Vol. XIV, No. 1, Spring 1998, 151.

1997
Helfand, Glen. "Brent Petersen, Mark Grotjahn, Paul Sietsema." Bay Guardian, August 16, 1997, 28.

1996
Fazzorlari, Bruno. "Mark Grotjahn and Paul Sietsema at Four Walls." Artweek, May / June 1996, 21.

Hankwitz, Molly. "Mark Grotjahn and Paul Sietsema." Art Papers, July 25, 1996, 34-35.


Books by the Artist

2014
Sietsema, Paul. At the Hour of Tea. San Francisco: RITE Editions and Sternberg Press, 2014.

2001
Paul Sietsema. Construction of Vision. Arnhem, The Netherlands: Sonsbeek 9; Los Angeles, Regen Projects, 2001.


Selected Interviews

2013
Warren, Lynne. Paul Sietsema. Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 2013.

2011
Didžiapetris, Gintaras. “Gintaras Didžiapetris talks with Paul Sietsema.” The Federal, Issue 2, October 2011, 21-28.

Walleston, Aimee. “Photo Finish: Q+A With Paul Sietsema.” Art in America, May 13, 2011.

2010
Mull, Carter. “Paul Sietsema: Interview with Carter Mull.” Marcel 3, September 2010, 2, 6-7.

2009
Berardini, Andrew. “Forever and Never Hit Bottom: Interview with Paul Sietsema.” Mousse Magazine 16, December 2008 / January 2009, 26-29.

Hainley, Bruce. “Skeleton Key: A Conversation with Paul Sietsema.” Figure 3: Paul Sietsema. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2009, 41-51.

2008
Subotnick, Ali. “1,000 Words: Paul Sietsema Talks about Figure 3, 2008.” Artforum, March 2008, 338-341.

2005
Cornand, Brigitte. “Hyper Focal- Interview with Paul Sietsema and Lisa Lapinski.” Radio Nova (Paris), Broadcast on March 20, 2005.

Cueff, Alain. “Interview with Paul Sietsema and Alain Cueff.” Hyperfocal - Five From LA. Paris: Galerie Nelson, 2005, 26-29, 66-68.

2003
Intra, Giovanni. "Paul Sietsema: Empire." Flash Art, January / February 2003, 82- 83.

2000
Pettibon, Raymond. "Paul Sietsema by Raymond Pettibon." Issue 4, 2000, 146-151.