Brian Calvin




Brian Calvin, ‘Duet (with Chorus)’, First edition

Brian Calvin, ‘Brian Calvin — The Meditations : Chicago 1991-1999’, Corbett vs. Dempsey

Anton Kern Gallery, ‘Brian Calvin’, Black Dog Publishing

Jonathan Griffin, ‘Vitamin P2: New Perspectives in Painting’, Phaidon Press, pp.70-
Mark Von Schlegell, ‘New Dystopia’, Sternberg Press, pp.153-171
Devin Johnston, ‘Traveler Poems’, Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Michael Darling, Michael Holte, ‘RED EYE, LA Artists fom the The Rubell Family Collection’, Holte, Ecuador

Kraus, Tumlir & McFadden, ‘LA Artland’, Black Dog Publishing, pp.76-77
Alex Farquharson, ‘Brian Wilson: An Art Book’, edited by Alex Farquharson, Four Corners Books

Devin Johnston, ‘Looking Out’, Lung, Issue 8


Selected Press

‘In Pictures’, The Art Newspaper Daily, March 14, 2019

Claude Lorent, ‘Cliché: Brian Calvin ‘States’’, La Libre Belgique, May 10
‘Brian Calvin. States’, International Art Exhibitions 2017, April
L.D. Porter, ‘True Colors’, Santa Barbara Magazine, January 1, pp.95-96

Judicaël Lavrador, ‘Le syndrome de Bonnard, L’art de ne jamais achever une oeuvre’, Beaux-arts, October, pp.104-109
Éric Troncy, ‘L’art fait son numéro’, Numéro, June/July, pp.122-135
Sofia Sanchez and Mauro Mongiello,’ Brian Calvin’, Numéro, June/July, p.40
Thimothé Chaillou, ‘Brian Calvin : La peinture, une forme de voyage dans le temps‘, Lui Magazine, April 7
‘Brian Calvin, une jeunesse désenchantée ?’, Expo in the city, April, p.64-65
Charles Barachon ‘Le top 3 des expos du week-end’, Soustitre, March 18
Nicholas Forrest ‘Brian Calvin Hours of Painterly Pauses at Almine Rech Gallery’, Blouin Artinfo, March 17
Eric Troncy, ‘ Les figures libres de Brian Calvin à la galerie Almine Rech’, Numéro, March 4
‘L’image du jour : Brian Calvin’, Stiletto, March 4
Elie Villette, ‘Compter les heures’, Le cahier de tendances de l’Obs’, March, p.27
Anne-Claire Meffre, ‘Le monde de Calvin’, Madame Figaro Pocket N°37, February 24

‘Brian Calvin in MU.ZEE’, ArtExpo, December
‘Brian Calvin’, Art Forum, December
Bill Powers, ‘Brian Calvin Flow West’,, September 29
Antoine Espinasseau, ‘The Shell’, Frog, Fall-Winter 2015-2016
Olivier Zahm, ‘Eric Troncy’, Purple Magazine, Fall-Winter 2015
Eric Troncy, ‘Brian Calvin’, Frog, Fall-Winter 2015
Eric Troncy, ‘Figures de style’, Numéro N°165, July 23
Claire Moulène, ‘Brian Calvin: les yeux en face des trous’, Les Inrocks, July 13
Judicaël Lavrador, ‘Brian Calvin, mission impassible’, Libération, June 27

Anne Prentnieks, ‘Brian Calvin’,, September

Thomas Davis, ‘Brian Calvin at the Corvi-Mora Gallery’, Hero magazine, October 28
‘Brian Calvin’s L.A. Youths: the artist behind Raf Simons’ spring 13 prints’, SSENSE, May
T.S., ‘7 Questions: Brian Calvin’, Painting in L.A. Blog, April 24

Bruce Hainley, ‘Sadgasm’, Spike, Issue 34, Winter, pp. 79-89
William Oliver, ‘The, Now, Next – Raf Simons Talks to Dazed, Reflecting on his
Stellar Collection, Dior Couture, LA Artist Brian Calvin and Grunge’,, June 28

Judicaël Lavrador, ‘Qu’est-ce que la peinture aujourd’hui?’, Beaux Arts Éditions, November, pp. 70-71

Bridget Goodbody, ‘Brian Calvin at Anton Kern Gallery’, Time Out New York, September 28, pp. 72
Sonia Campagnola, ‘Focus Los Angeles’, Flash Art International, January/February, pp. 69

Charlotte Mullins, ‘Telling Tales’, Vogue, October, pp. 117-120
Cathy Horyn, ‘Raf’, The New York Times, September 18
‘Brian Calvin’, Flash Art no.243, July-September
David Pagel, ‘Sober, steady, yet electrifying’, L.A. Times, May 13

Michael Wilson, ‘Brian Calvin’, Artforum, December, p.195
Jack Bankowsky, ‘Best of 2004’, Artforum, December, pp.162-163
David Cohen, ‘Ellen Gallagher: Exelento. Brian Calvin. James Rielly’, New York Sun, October 7
Ken Johnson, ‘Brian Calvin at Anton Kern’, The New York Times, September 17
Christopher Knight, ‘Coastal Confluence’, LA Times Sunday, February 1

Sara Harrison, ‘Brian Calvin’, Time Out, September 17, p.62
Fisun Güner, ‘Brian Calvin’, Metro, September 9, p.22
Jessica Lack, ‘Brian Calvin’, The Guardian (G2), September 8, p.18
‘Still waters run deep’, ArtReview, September, p.22
David Pagel, ‘The unmemorable now unforgettable’, The Los Angeles Times, May 9, p.21
Marc Foxx, The Los Angeles Times, May 9, p.21

‘Focus Painting Part I’, Flash Art, Vol.XXXIV. No.226, October, p.80
Brian Sewell, ‘The Galleries Show at the Royal Academy’, Metro Life (Evening Standard), September 19, pp.48-49
Roberta Smith, ‘The staying power (and it’s not a freeze frame) of paint’, The New York Times, July 21, pp.25-27
Zoo, March, no.12, p.84
Jennifer Higgie, ‘Brian Calvin’, Frieze, February
Ilaria Bonacossa, ‘The Americans: New Art’, Flash Art, January, p.48

David Gleeson, ‘Brian Calvin’, Time Out, no. 1609, p.59
Mark Sladen, ‘Young Americans’, Blueprint, November, pp.50-56
Jennifer Higgie, ‘Brian Calvin’, Frieze, September, p.89-96
Susan Corrigan, ‘New York sucks’, i-D, October, pp.184-190
Martin Herbert, ‘States of the art’, Art Review, Autumn, pp.50-51
Bruce Hainley, ‘Brian Calvin’, Artforum, February, pp.140-141

Bruce Hainley, Artforum, Best of 2000 Issue, December, p.133
Alison Gingeras, ‘Subversion du kitsch: conjectures on conceptual uses of figurative realism’, Art Press, December, pp.28-36

Monty DiPietro, ‘Brian Calvin: Documenting the moments in the nooks and crannies of life’, The Japan Times, December 25
Hanatsubakll, no.585, Tokyo, March

After Hours, no.7, Tokyo, October
LUNG, no.7, Chicago

New American Paintings, no.11, Open Studio Press, Wellesley, MS, August
Chicago Review, vol.43, no.1, Chicago, Winter

Todd Meyers, ‘Reviews: Brian Calvin’, New Art Examiner, April
Susan Buck-Morse, ‘Galleries’, Chicago Tribune, February 2
Margaret Hawkins, ‘Evil is the watchword in separate exhibitions’, Chicago Sun Times, January 19