De Wain Valentine



Selected Publications

Pissarro, Joachim. "Plastic Show." Almine Rech Editions (Brussels).

Clark, Robin. De Wain Valentine: Works from the 1960s and 1970s (New York: David Zwirner Books, 2016).

Pastine, Ruth; Andi Campognone, Donald B. Kuspit, and Peter Frank."Ruth Pastine: attraction." Lancaster Museum of Art and History (Lancaster).

Frickman, Linny; Peter Plagens. "Colorado's Valentine." Colorado State University (Colorado). University Art Museum.

Clark, Robin (ed.).  Phenomenal: California Light, Space, Surface.  (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2011).
Hunter, Drohojowska-Philip. "Rebels in Paradise: the Los Angeles Art Scene and the 1960s." Henry Holt and Company (New York).
Learner, Tom; Rachel Rivenc, Emma Richardson. "From start to finish: DeWain Valentine's Gray Column." Getty Conservation Institute; J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles).

Lichty, Stephen. "Alexander, Bell, Cooper, McCracken, Valentine." Edmonton Art Gallery.
Chute, James. "Valentine’s Big Day." Sign On San Diego , September 30.
Hickey, David. "Primary Atmospheres: Works From California 1960-1970."
Gerhard Steidl Verlag (New York). pgs. 67, 77.

Frank, Peter. "De Wain Valentine: Circles And Columns Of Transparent Colored Space." Scott White Contemporary Art (San Diego).

Austin, Leisa, Peter Frank. "The Left Coast: Mar 23 – May 20, 2007." Imago Galleries (Palm Desert), pgs. 66-67.

"Translucence: Southern California art from the 1960s & 1970s." Norton Simon Museum (Pasadena).
Grenier, Catherine. "Los Angeles 1955-1985 Birth Of An Art Capital." Centre Pompidou (Paris).

Miles, Christopher. "De Wain Valentine." Torrance Art Museum (Torrance).

Webb, Michael. "Architecture: John Lautner, A Masterful Composition Of Forms Above Los Angeles." Architectural Digest, October, pgs. 127 & 131.

Durieu, Pierre; Elizabeth Caillet. "The Art Of Light + Space." Galeries Magazine International Edition, Dec/Jan, pg. 102.

Butterfield, Jan. "Art Without Objects: Shaping Light And Space." Sculpture, Sep/Oct, pg. 25.
Macadam, Barbara. "Light Mystics." Art News, October, pg. 117.
Butterfield, Jan. "The Art Of Light + Space." Abbeville Press (New York), pgs. 189-204.
Nash, Jesse W. "Modernist Interiors." The New Orleans Art Review, May/Jun pgs. 12-13.

Knight, Christopher. "From Out West And The 'Cool School,' It’s Abstract Pop." Los Angeles Times, April 14, pgs. 83-84.
Wilson, William. "A Study In Plastic In 'Finish Fetish.'" Los Angeles Times, March 22.
Etra, Jon. "Family Ties." Art News, May, pgs. 130-131.

Clothier, Peter. "DeWain Valentine: Light Motifs." Angeles Magazine, December, pgs. 44-46.
Doumani, Carol. "Los Angeles Artists Built Here." Vogue Decoration, No. 28, Oct/Nov, pg. 92.

"Inner Beauty." Dow Corning Material News, Nov/Dec, pg. 3.
Marks, Ben. "L.A. Diary." New York, No. 38, Summer, pgs. 8-13.

Davidow, Joie. "Pacific Vision." L.A. Style, October, pgs. 142, 143.
George, Rosaline. "The Emerging Art Scene In Los Angeles." L.A. West, May, pg. 52.
Firlotte, Gregory. "Intent On Art: Conversations With Richard Meyer, Ed Ruscha, and DeWain Valentine," Designers West, Vol. 35, No. 3, January, pg. 116.

Schaefer, Patrick. L’oeil (Swiss), No. 380, March, pg. 61

Livingston, Jane. "Artists Dialogue: DeWain Valentine." Architectural Digest, February, pgs. 178, 182, 184.

Morse, Marcia. "Contemporary Arts Center And Honolulu Academy Of Arts: DeWain Valentine." Sunday Star Bulletin & Advertiser, January 27, pgs. C-9.
Wortz, Melinda. "DeWain Valentine Recent Works." Honolulu Academy Of Arts And Contemporary Arts Center (Honolulu).

Hayes, Peter. "Ein Zauberer, Der Sich Ein Stuck Himmel Jolt." Ambiente, Vol. 3, No. 83 Jun/Jul, pgs. 86-89.
Andrews, Oliver. "Living Materials: A Sculptor’s Handbook." University of California Press (Berkeley), pgs. 66, 162, 326.

Muchnic, Suzanne. "DeWain Valentine, Malinda Wyatt Gallery, Venice." Los Angeles Times, August 27.
Mattei, Eric. "Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla: De Wain Valentine." San Diego Union, May 12, pgs. D-2.
Hopkins, Henry. "50 West Coast Artists." Chronicle Books (San Francisco), pgs. 118, 119.
William, Hemmerdinger. "Palm Springs Desert Museum: California Innovations." Palm Desert Life, Vol, XXIV, No. 4, pgs. 78, 79.

Bordeaux, Jean Luc. "Los Angeles: A New Center For Contemporary Art." Connaissance Des Arts, No. 22, November, pgs. 98-105.
Opsata, Margaret. "Art On The Mall." Shopping Center World, May, pgs. 171-176. 
Lehman, Nora. "Visions." Orange County Home & Garden, Apr/May, pgs. 40-44.

Casa Vogue, No. 106, May, pg. 233, Color Reproduction.
Lockwood, Charles. "Wheels And Deals Keep California Venice Spinning." Smithsonian, Vol. 10, No. 12, March, pgs. 112-119.
Peck, Stacy. "Home Magazine Q & A." Los Angeles Times, January 27, pgs. 12-17.
Fred, Hoffman. "Los Angeles County Museum Of Art: DeWain Valentine, New Work." Artforum, January, pgs. 77-78.
Hazlitt, Gordon J. "Venice, Unique Among The World’s Bohemias." Art News, January, pgs. 94-98.
Artes Visuales, No. 23, January, pg. 50.

Wortz, Melinda, "DeWain Valentine." University of California, Irvine, Fine Arts Gallery.
Bordeaux, Jean Luc. "DeWain Valentine, Light Explored." Art In America, December, pgs. 102-106.
Hugo, Joan. "The Behavior Of Materials." Artweek, October 18, pg. 7.
Knight, Christopher. "DeWain Valentine New Work." Los Angeles County Museum Of Art (Los Angeles).

Jouffroy, Alain. "L'image De L'architecture: Le Réceptacles Lumière, DeWain Valentine." Xxe Siècle, No. 48, pg. 117.

"Marisa Alexander, Alan Blizzard, Karen Carson, Doug Davis, George Miller, Peter Plagens, Roland Reiss, George Rodart, David Trowbridge, Dewain Valentine : June 21-July 16 1976," Libra Gallery, Claremont Graduate School (Claremont).
Pierre Restany, ‘The Year Of Recycling.’ Domus, No. 565, December, pgs. 52-54.
De Benedetti, Carla. "De Wain Valentine Fa Sculpture." Abitare, No. 143, March, pgs. 20-21.
Midgette, Willard F. Skowhegan lecture archive.

"DeWain Valentine." La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art (San Diego). 
Wortz, Melinda. "DeWain Valentine : documentation of spectrum horizon installation." Long Beach Museum of Art.
Bordeaux, Jean Luc. "Un Musée Americain En Pleine Croissance." Connaissance Des Arts, No. 268, December, pg. 75.
Alliata, Vicky. "West Coast: Nella Terra Del Duemila Si Chiama Veneaia La Citta Dell'Arte." Anno Vi, No. 51, July, pgs. 41-44.
Preisman, Fran, "DeWain Valentine, Seizing Light." Artweek, July 26, pg. 3.
Passoni, Franco. "Art And Plastics." Industria Pubblicazioni Audiovisivi, pg. 54.

Hastings, Nory. "De Wain Valentine." Western Plastics, November, pg. 1.
Wortz, Melinda. "De Wain Valentine: An Interview." Los Angeles Institute Of Contemporary Art, No. 1, June, pgs. 17-19.
Restany, Pierre. "Plastics In Art." Editions Andre Sauret, pgs. 188-189.
Busch, Julia. "A Decade Of Sculpture, The 1960’s." Art Alliance Press, pg. 26.
Rose, Barbara, Christopher Finch, Martin Friedman. "14 sculptors : the industrial edge." Walker Art Center.

Plagens, Peter. "DeWain Valentine: Sculpture. Exhibition catalogue," Denise René (New York).
Taylor, John Lloyd. "De Wain Valentine." Art International, September, pgs. 21-24, 48, 76.
Smith, Roberta. "Pancoast: De Wain Valentine." Arts Magazine. pg. 75.
"Making The Most From The Least." Interior Design, December, pgs. 88-91.
Montgomery, Cara. "Los Angeles Report." Arts Magazine, May/Jun, pg. 53.
Frank, Peter. "De Wain Valentine." Art News, March, pg. 76.
Von Meier, Kurt. "An Interview With DeWain Valentine." Artforum, pgs. 36-39.

Hunter, Sam. "American Art of the 20th Century." Harry N Abrams (New York), pg. 76.

Newark, Dorothy. "An interview with DeWain Valentine, sculptor of plastic." Leonardo, 4, pgs. 377-380.
Plagens, Peter. "Five Artists, Ace Gallery." Artforum, October. pgs. 86, 87.
Baker, Elizabeth C. "Los Angeles, 1971." Art News, September.
Jos. Schlitz Brewing Co. "Eight artists: Lynda Benglis, Sam Gilliam, Ralph Goings, Hans Haacke, Duane Hanson, Sol LeWitt, DeWain Valentine, Richard Van Buren." Milwaukee Art Center (Milwaukee).

"A decade of California color: Billy Al Bengston, John McCracken, Fred Eversley, Peter Alexander, DeWain Valentine, Robert Irwin ...." Pace Gallery (New York), November.
Hastings, N.M. "DeWain Valentine Mass Casting Resin for the modern artist." Hastings Plastics  (Santa Monica), May 26.
"DeWain Valentine: Recent Sculpture." Pasadena Art Museum (Pasadena). 
Friedman, Martin. "14 Sculptors: The Industrial Edge."Art International, February, pgs. 36-38.

"DeWain Valentine." University of British Columbia. Fine Arts Gallery.
Danieli, F.A. "De Wain Valentine." Art International, November, pgs. 36-39.
Kosloff, Max. "New York: 'Whitney Annual' Sculpture, Whitney Museum." Artforum, February, pgs. 6 & 64.

Mellow, James B. "New York Letter." Art International, October, pg. 61.
Lindsley, Carol. "West Coast Report: Plastics Into Art." Art In America, May/Jun, pg. 115.
Livingston, Jane. "California State College At Los Angeles Art Gallery: Plastics, L.A." Artforum, May, pgs, 65-66.

Wechsler, Judith. "Why Scale." Art News , Summer, pg. 35. Time, May 12, pg. 82.
Von Meier, Kurt. "Los Angeles." Art International, April 4, pg. 35.
Kultermann, Udo. "New Dimensonen Der Plastic." Tubingen, pg. 120.

Von Meier, Kurt ‘Dwan Gallery Exhibition: Los Angeles.’ Art International, December, pg. 54.
Danieli, F.A. "Two Showings of Younger Los Angeles Artists." Artforum, October, pgs. 24-26.

Opiger, Curt. "Mount St. Mary’s College, Los Angeles: New Images, New Materials." Artforum, December, pgs. 14-16.

Frank, J. "The Gallery (Denver) Group." Artforum, September, pg. 50.

Selected Press

Judah, Hettie. "Space Shifters at Hayward Gallery is this year's most Instagrammable exhibition," iNews, Oct 2.
Kent, Sarah. "Space Shifters, Hayward Gallery review - seeing is not always believing,", Sep 28.
Luke Ben. "Space Shifters review: Illusion-inducing art to make you gasp at the Hayward Gallery," Go London, Sep 26.
Pes, Jaview. "Richard Wilson Will Fill the Hayward Gallery with Thousands of Gallons of Oil to Reprise His Most Famous Work This Fall," Artnet, Jul 5.
Kadison, Dan. "Facing the Fundamentals - Highlights & Trends from Art Basel Hong Kong - 2018," NewsWhistle, Mar 29.
Furniss, Tracey. "In pictures: nine highlights from Art Basel Hong Kong 2018," scmp, Mar 26.
Miller, James H. "Private view: our pick of February gallery shows," The Art Newspaper, Feb 1.

Judah, Hettie. "An Art Show Celebrates a Once-Maligned Material: Plastic," The New York Times, Feb 10.
Gleadell, Colin. "Plastic fantastic: Almine Rech celebrates the 1960s Light and Space Movement," Telegraph, Feb 7.

Watts, Jonathan P. "DeWain Valentine," Frieze, Nov 16.
Gotthardt, Alexxa. "DeWain Valentine Brings Some Sunshine to London with His Pioneering Light and Space Sculptures," Artsy, Oct 14.
Sharpe, Emily. "Three of the best works at Frieze Masters," The Art Newspaper, Oct 15.
Bunyard, Jesc. "The best of Frieze Masters 2015,", Oct 14.
Johnson, Ken. "Review: De Wain Valentine Show at David Zwirner," The New York Times, Jul 30.
Meier, Allison. "The Luminous Plastic of an Underappreciated Light and Space Artist," Hyperallergic, Jul 23.
Boucher, Brian. "David Zwirner Hires Team of Docents to Combat Epidemic of Gallery Selfies," Artnet, Jul 17.
Greenberge, Alex. "'Big Pieces of the Sky and Ocean': De Wain Valentine on His First New York Solo Show in 30 Years," ArtNews, Jun 6.
Mendelsohn, Meredith. "Sculpture De Wain Valentine's Cast-Polyster Resin is Subject of New York Retrospective," Architectural Digest, May 31.

Maak, Niklas. "Porträt: De Wain Valentine," Monopol, Jul 2014.
Maak, Niklas. "Seine Schwester heisst Polyester," Monopol, Jul 2014.
Blanchard, Benoît. "DeWain Valentine - Galerie Almine Rech," Oeuvres, Jun 5.
Chauvel-Lévy, Léa. "DeWain Valentine - Galerie Almine Rech," Slash Art, May 17.
Azimi, Roxana. "Coup d’envoie de Choices à Paris," Le Quotidien de l'Art, May 23.
Hoberman, Mara. "DeWain Valentine," Art Forum, May 21.
Desjardins, Marie Laure. "Dewain Valentine - Piège de lumière," Arts Hebdo Medias, May 23.
Lebovici, Elisabeth. "(DeWain) Valentine’s day," Le Beau Vice, May 4.

des Marais, Paul, "Interview with De Wain Valentine," Los Angeles Modern Auctions Blog, Sep 25.
Chute, James, "National Gallery acquires De Wain Valentine work," U-T San Diego, Jul 26.
Garcia, James, "Works by renowned sculptor De Wain Valentine on display at University Art Museum," Reporter-Herald, May 10.
Stromberg, Matt, "From Start to Finish: De Wain Valentine’s Gray Column," Art Practical, Feb 14.

Bondo Wyszpolski. "Valentine's Day: sculptor De Wain Valentine and Pacific Standard Time," Easy Reader News, Dec 15.
Thorpe, Vanessa. "De Wain Valentine's Gray Column restored for modern art show," The Guardian, Oct 9.
des Marais, Paul, "De Wain Valentine," Los Angeles Modern Auctions Blog, Sep 30.
Mizota, Sharon, "PST, A to Z: De Wain Valentine’s ‘Gray Column’ at the Getty Center," Los Angeles Times, Sep 24. 
Kennedy, Randy, "Reputation and Monolith, Both Stand Tall," The New York Times, Sep 15.
Learner, Tom; Rachel Rivenc, and Emma Richardson. "From Start to Finish: DeWain Valentine's Gray Column at the J. Paul Getty Museum," Art Daily, Sep 15.
Palumbo, Michael, "'Gray Column' at Getty Museum reflects De Wain Valentine’s lifelong fascinationwith plastics," Daily Bruin, Sep13.
"From Start to Finish: De Wain Valentine's Gray Column," Pacific Standard Talk, Jul 27.


Learner, Tom; Rachel Rivenc, and Emma Richardson. "From Start to Finish: DeWain Valentine's Gray Column." Los Angeles: Getty Conservation Institute.

"The Industrialized Gesture: A Conversation with Peter Alexander, Helen Pashgian, and DeWain Valentine," Getty Research institute. The video recordings of the program Modern Art in Los Angeles: The Industrialized Gesture, held on May 19 at the Getty Center.