DeWain Valentine




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From start to finish: DeWain Valentine's Gray Column


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Selected Press

Jonathan P. Watts, ‘DeWain Valentine’, Frieze, November 16th 
Alexxa Gotthardt,’DeWain Valentine Brings Some Sunshine to London with His Pioneering Light and Space Sculptures’, Artsy, October 14th 
Emily Sharpe, ‘ Three of the best works at Frieze Masters’, The Art Newspaper, October 15th 
Jesc Bunyard, ‘The best of Frieze Masters 2015’,, October 14th

Niklas Maak, ‘Porträt: De Wain Valentine’, MONOPOL, July
Niklas Maak, ‘Seine Schwester heisst Polyester’, MONOPOL, July
Benoît Blanchard, ‘DeWain Valentine - Galerie Almine Rech’, OEUVRES, June 5th
Léa Chauvel-Lévy, ‘DeWain Valentine - Galerie Almine Rech’, SLASH ART, May 17th
Roxana Azimi, ‘Coup d’envoie de Choices à Paris’, QUOTIDIEN DE L’ART, May
Mara Hoberman, ‘Dewain Valentine’, ART FORUM, May 
Marie Laure Desjardins, ‘Dewain Valentine - Piège de lumière’, ARTS HEBDO MEDIAS, May 2014
Elisabeth Lebovici, ‘(DeWain) Valentine’s day’, LE BEAU VICE, May 4th

Paul des Marais, ‘Interview with De Wain Valentine’, LOS ANGELES MODERN AUCTIONS BLOG, September 25th
James Chute, ‘National Gallery acquires De Wain Valentine work’, U-T SAN DIEGO, July 26th
James Garcia, ‘Works by renowned sculptor De Wain Valentine on display at University Art Museum’, REPORTER-HERALD, May 10th
Matt Stromberg, ‘From Start to Finish: De Wain Valentine’s Gray Column’, ART PRACTICAL, February 14th
‘From Start to Finish: De Wain Valentine’s Gray Column’, PACIFIC STANDARD TALK
Bondo Wyszpolski, ‘Valentine’s Day: sculptor De Wain Valentine and Pacific Standard Time’, EASY 

READER NEWS, December 15th
Vanessa Thorpe, ‘De Wain Valentine’s Gray Column restored for modern art show’, THE GUARDIAN, October 9th
Paul des Marais, ‘De Wain Valentine’, LOS ANGELES MODERN AUCTIONS BLOG, September 30th
Sharon Mizota, ‘PST, A to Z: De Wain Valentine’s ‘Gray Column’ at the Getty Center’, LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 24th
Randy Kennedy, ‘Reputation and Monolith, Both Stand Tall’, THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 15th
‘From Start to Finish: De Wain Valentine’s Gray Column at the J. Paul Getty Museum’, ART DAILY, September 15th
Michael Palumbo, ‘‘Gray Column’ at Getty Museum reflects De Wain Valentine’s lifelong fascinationwith plastics’, DAILY BRUIN, September 13th