Articles


  • "The Meat of Sculpture: Paul Thek," in Sculpture, 33, 10, December 2014, pp.36-39
  • "Paul McCarthy: Rotten to the Core," in Sculpture, 33, 4, May 2014, pp.47-51
  • "Being There," in 2013 Yeongwol International Museum Forum, Section 5, Museums in the Digital Era, Yeongwol, Korea, (October) 2013, pp.7-24
  • "Lorenzo il Magnifico’s Façade for the Cathedral of Florence and Michelangelo’s Apostle Statues, with an Addendum on the St. Matthew in 1515," in Michelangelo Buonarroti: Leben, Werk und Wirkung. Positionen und Perspektiven der Forschung / Michelangelo Buonarroti: Vita, Opere, Ricezione. Approdi e prospettive della ricerca contemporanea, Folliero-Metz, Grazia Dolores and Gramatzki, Susanne eds., (Mittelalter und Renaissance in der Romania 6), Frankfurt am Main, Peter Lang Verlag, 2013, pp.667-731. http://www.peterlang.com/index.cfm?event=cmp.ccc.seitenstruktur.detailseiten&seitentyp=produkt&pk=74467&concordeid=262990
  • "Lee Bul: Phantasmic Morphologies," in Sculpture, 30, 4, May 2011, pp.20-27
    (cover story)
  • "Jan Fabre at the Louvre," in Sculpture, 28, 1, January-February 2009, pp.22-29 (cover story)
  • "Nathan Slate Joseph: Pure Pigment, Constructed Form," in Sculpture, 27, 7, September 2008, pp.54-55
  • "'Introducing' Reigl," in Art in America, March 2008, pp.162-163
  • "Michelangelo’s Drawings for Apostle Statues for the Cathedral of Florence," in Viator, 37, 2006, pp.479-517
  • "The Theater of the Absurd," in tema celeste, 116, July-August 2006, pp.42-49 (cover story)
  • "Boston Light. Daguerreotypes by Southworth & Hawes convey mid-19th-century America through its luminaries and ordinary citizens," in Art in America, 3, March 2006, pp.65-67; reprinted in The Weight of Photography. Photography: History, Theory and Criticism. Introductory Readings, Johan Swinnen and Luc Deneulin editors, Brussels, Academic and Scientific Publishers, 2010, pp.67-72.
  • "'You talkin’ to me?'," in DITS: Violence, III, 5, winter-spring 2005, pp.18-31
  • "'Yo Mama’s Last Supper'.  Thoughts on a Recent Controversy in the Arts," in Nieuw Tijdschrift van de Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 15, 4, 2002, pp.79-92 (also recapitulates a number of points made in Provocation et intolerance)
  • "The Body as Machine, Taken to Its Extreme," in The New York Times, Arts & Leisure, January 20, 2002, pp.37-38
  • "Imagining Michelangelo’s St. Matthew in its Setting," in Santa Maria del Fiore: The Cathedral and its Sculpture, Acts of the International Symposium for the VII Centenary of the Cathedral of Florence, Florence, Villa I Tatti, 5-6 June 1997, Margaret Haines ed., Fiesole (Florence), Edizioni Cadmo, 2001, pp.149-166
  • "Provocation et intolérance: L’art britannique et la politique américaine vers 1999," in Blasphèmes et Libertés, 3, 2001, pp.16-43
  • "Etats-Unis. La censure: un frein à l’expression artistique," in Espace de Libertés: Document 5, November 2000, pp.26-27 (a synopsis of Provocation et intolérance)
  • "The Dating of Michelangelo’s 'St. Matthew'," in Burlington Magazine, CXLII, 1169, August 2000, pp.493-496, and CXLII, 1173, December 2000, p.808
  • "The Revised Attributions and Dates of Two 15th Century Mural Cycles for the Cathedral of Florence," in Mitteilungen des Kunsthistorischen Institutes in Florenz, XLII, 1, 1998, pp.176-189