Arlene Shechet



Selected Bibliography

'Arlene Shechet - Some Truths', Phong Bui, Almine Rech Editions

Leticia Wouk Almino, “The Transporting, Tactile Pleasures of Porcelain”,, 21 February.
Jonathan Crain, “Fired Up”, The Window, Barneys New York, Spring.
Laura Hoffman, “Arlene Shechet”, Upstate Diary, Issue 4.
Mark Jenkins, “For artist Arlene Shechet, the Phillips is full of inspiration”, The Washington
Post, 20 January.
Cate McQuaid, “Glassy-eyed, in a very good way, at MassArt”, The Boston Globe, 2 February.
Sarah Rose Sharp, “Artists Embrace the Grayscale”,, 20 July.
Bruce Thorn, “Arlene Shechet: In the Meantime at Corbett vs. Dempsey”, New Art
Examiner, July.
Lindsay Preston Zappas, “Would you rather…”, ArtReview, May.

Elissa Auther, “Dump and Death”, in Voulkos: The Breakthrough Years (London: Black Dog
Publishing, Limited).
Leslie Camhi, “Porcelain Comes to Life at Sculptor Arlene Shechet’s New Exhibition at The
Frick Collection”,, 26 May.
Meghan Dailey, “Contemporary Ceramics, Up Against 18th Century Pieces – Literally”,, 24 May.
“Figuring Forms”, Border Crossings, August.
David Frankel, “Arlene Shechet, The Frick Collection”, Artforum, November.
Alex Greenberger, “Carmen Herrera, Rosalind Krauss, Arlene Shechet Among Winners of
2016 CAA Awards”,, 5 January.
Will Heinrich, “Arlene Shechet: Turn Up the Bass”, The New York Times, 20 October.
Allison Martin, “Arlene Shechet: Turn Up the Bass as Sikkema Jenkins & Co.”, , November.
Michael McTwigan, “Curiouser and curiouser”, Ceramic Review, May/June.
Chris Murtha, “Critic’s Pick Arlene Shechet”,, 28 October.
Brooke Kamin Rapaport, “Body-To-Body Experience”, Sculpture Magazine, June. Barrymore
Laurence Scherer, “Of Meissen men…and women at the Frick”, Antiques, July/August.
Andrea K. Scott, “Earth Angel”,, 27 June.
Arlene Shechet and Mary Heilmann, “Remembering Voulkos”, in Voulkos: The
Breakthrough Years (London: Black Dog Publishing, Limited).
Benjamin Sutton, “Best of 2016: Our Top NYC Art Shows, Arlene Shechet: Turn Up the
Bass at Sikkema Jenkins & Co.”,, 27 December.
Kati Vereshaka, “A Passion for Porcelain”,, 24 June.

“Arlene Shechet, The story behind an artwork, in the artist’s own words”, Painters, June.
“Arlene Shechet on a bronze statuette of a veiled and masked dancer”, Metropolitan Museum
of Art, The Artist Project Season 4, 7 December.
Julie L Belcove, “Material Matters”,, 6 July.
Sascha Behrendt, “Unruly Grace: Arlene Shechet in Boston”,, 8 September.
Chris Bergeron, “At Boston’s ICA, sculptor Arlene Shechet challenges convention”,, 25 June.
Phong Bui, “Arlene Shechet with Phong Bui”,, 8 September.
Eryn Carlson, “Arlene Shechet: All at Once", by Jenelle Porter,, 21 July.
Holland Cotter, “Arlene Shechet Has a First Museum Retrospective in Boston”,, 17 July.
Judith H Dobrzynski, “Spring Museum Exhibitions, From Masks to Renoirs”, New York
Times, 29 March.
Michelle Grabner, “Previews: Arlene Shechet; All at Once”, Artforum, May.
Tyler Green, Interview with Arlene Shechet on the Modern Art Notes Podcast,, 22 July.
Alex Greenberger, “’To Know More Strangely, Adds Mystery’: Arlene Shechet on her
elusive ceramics and her ICA Boston show”,, 14 July.
Stuart Horodner and Janie Walker, "Bottoms Up: A Sculpture Survey", Lexington, KY:
University of Kentucky Art Museum.
Heather Kapplow, “Arlene Shechet’s Unified Theory of Ceramics”,, 2
Caroline Macneille, “Learn all about artist Arlene Shechet at the ICA’s new exhibit, ‘All at
Once’”,, 10 June.
Dominic Molon, Maureen Cassidy-Geiger, Elizabeth A. Williams, Judith Tannenbaum,
and Arlene Shechet. Arlene Shechet: Meissen Recast., New York: Gregory R. Miller & Co.
Leah Ollman, “In ‘Hard and Soft, four sculptors explore contradictions in clay”,, 12 March.
“New Acquisitions”, American Ceramic Circle Newsletter, Spring.
Jenelle Porter, Arlene Shechet: All at Once. London: Prestel.
Susan Saccoccia, “ICA exhibit piques viewers’ imaginations”,, 24 July.
Hilarie M Sheets, “As the Art World Swoon over Playful Ceramics, Arlene Shechet Hits
Her Stride”,, 9 June.
“Spotlight: Arlene Shechet; All at Once”, Harvard Magazine, May – June 2015. Sebastian
Smee, “Sculptor Arlene Shechet evokes inner life in new ICA exhibition”,, 18 June.
Kate Tuttle, “35 must-see spring and summer arts events in New England”,, 27 March.
Peter Walsh, “Arlene Shechet – Restoring the Wonder of Fine Ceramics”,, 4

Bree Apperley, “Eye Candy: Arlene Shechet”,, 29 April.
“Art in the Twenty First Century: Secrets”, featuring Arlene Shechet, Elliot Huntley and
Trevor Paglen, ART21 Season 7, PBS, 31 October.
“Breaking the Mold”, Elle Decor, Jan/Feb.
Maureen Cassidy-Geiger, “A Bull in a China Shop: Reimagined Porcelain at the RISD
Museum”,, 20 March.
Grazia d’Annunzio, “Gioco di Specchia”, Architectural Digest Online/, 18
Glenn Gissler, “‘Arlene Shechet: Meissen Recast’ at the RISD Museum”,,
22 January.
Katy Diamond Hamer, “Arlene Shechet: Meissen Recast, RISD Museum”,, 4 March.
Arlene Shechet, “500 Words”,, 15 January.
Simone Solondz, “Shechet’s Shenanigans at the RISD Museum”, RISDxyz, 21 January.
Bill van Siclen, “Warhol exhibit at RISD Museum highlights the icon’s photographs”,
Providence Journal, 26 January.
Anya Ventura, “Review: Arlene Shechet: Meissen Recast”,, 2 April.
Brienne Walsh, “The Alchemist: Arlene Shechet Converts ‘White Gold’ into Artworks”,, 27 January.
Lilly Wei, “Claytime! Ceramics Finds Its Place in the Art-World Mainstream”, ARTnews,
Daisy Woodward, “Arlene Shechet: Ceramic meets paper”,, 13 May.

Ruthie Abel, “Crafting Slip: In the Studio With Arlene Shechet”, Huffington Post, 15
October .
Jurriaan Benschop, “Berlin: Arlene Shechet, Nature Morte”, Artforum, February.
Jan Castro, “Living in the Present, Arlene Shechet”, Ceramics: Art & Perception, June-
“Goings On About Town: Art”, New Yorker, 4 November.
Blake Gopnik, “Precious Porcelain Turned Inside Out”, The Daily Beast, 18 June.
Thomas Micchelli, “Parallel Strains: Arlene Shechet’s Ceramic Abstractions”, Hyperallergic,
19 October.
Thomas Micchelli, “The Pursuit of Art, 2013”, Hyperallergic, 28 December.
Paul Ryan, “Reviews: Arlene Shechet, Anderson Gallery”, Sculpture Magazine, June.
Jerry Saltz, “Jerry Saltz’s Five Most Anticipated”, New York Magazine, 2-9 September.
Roberta Smith, “Arlene Shechet: Slip”, New York Times, 7 November.

Faye Hirsh, “Buckle and Flow”, Art in America, January.
Elisabeth Kley, “Arlene Shechet: Dieu Donne”, ARTnews, June.
Iris McLister, “Critical Reflections: Arlene Shechet The Thick of It”, The: Santa Fe Monthly
Magazine, March.
Leah Ollman, “Clay keeps breaking the mold”, LA Times, 29 January.
Alice Thorson, “Nerman exhibits the power of ceramics”, Kansas City Star, 15 June.
“Töpfern ist sexy” art das kunst magazin, March.

Blake Gopnik, “A Teapot from Mars?”,, 22 July.
Hannah Hughes, “The Thick of It at James Kelly Contemporary”, Adobe Airstream, 9
Stephen Mueller, “Arlene Shechet at Jack Shainman”, Art in America Magazine, January.
Roberta Smith, “Paul Clay, Salon 94 Bowery”, New York Times, 30 June.
“The Pin-up Menagerie: A collection of 69 Beautiful Things”, PIN-UP, Fall/Winter

Malin Wilson-Powell, “Wonderfully Weird”, The Albuquerque Journal, 2 December.
Linda Yablonsky, “Artifacts: Feats of Clay”, T Magazine, 7 July.

2010 Audio from the September Review Panel: Lance Esplund, Faye Hirsch,
Andrea Scott, and David Cohen.
“Art: Listings”, Time Out
Ian Berry, Arlene Shechet: Blow by Blow. Exhibition catalogue Tang Teaching Museum at
Skidmore College.
Jane Dickson, “Arlene Shechet”,, September.
Liz Howe, “Arlene Shechet: Working on the Edge”, Ceramics Monthly, December.
Kara Rooney, “Arlene Shechet: The Sound of It”, The Brooklyn Rail, November.
Jerry Saltz, “ART: Dishy Ceramics”, New York Magazine, 3 October.
Jerry Saltz, “Top Ten of 2010”, New York Magazine, 13 December.
Peter Schjeldahl, “Goings on About Town: Art: Arlene Shechet”, New Yorker, 28

“feelers: Touching a Nerve, or Three”, Canadian Art, Fall.
Blake Gopnik, “Clay’s Big Day”, The Washington Post, March.
Joanne Greenbaum, “Decorating the Void: On Clay and Dirt on Delight”, The Highlights,
Kyle MacMillan, “MCA exhibits showcase big names, big ambitions from Big Apple”,
Denver Post, 22 November.
Gabrielle Moser, “Sarah Massecar, Sandra Meigs, Arlene Shechet, feelers”, Esse, Fall, No. 67.
Kate Regan, “‘Feelers’ at Susan Hobbs, Toronto”, ARTnews, November.
Tara Ruth, “Double or Nothing: Mimicry in Contemporary Art using Handmade Paper”,
Hand Papermaking 24
Schaffner, Ingrid, and Jenelle Porter. Dirt On Delight: Impulses That Form Clay. Exhibition
catalogue. Phila. Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania.
Roberta Smith, “Crucible of Creativity, Stoking Earth Into Art”, The New York Times, 20
Roberta Smith, “Why Craft Never Was a Four-Letter Word”, The New York Times, 18

Suzanne De Vegh, “Arlene Shechet, New York”, Art Papers, July/August.
Jonathan Goodman, “New York Reviews”, Sculpture Magazine, July/August.
Faye Hirsch, “Arlene Shechet at Elizabeth Harris,”, Art in America, February.
Ellen Keiter, Shattering Glass: New Perspectives. Exhibition catalogue. Katonah, NY:
Katonah Museum.
Barbara Pollack, “Neti-Neti”, Time Out New York, July/August.
Jerry Saltz, “Gray”, Critics’ Pick,, 23 July.

Benjamin Genocchio, “Really? It’s All Made of Glass?” New York Times, Dece.
Peter Nagy, “Perfumed Manifestation, the work of Arlene Shechet”, catalogue essay.
Walter Robinson, “Reviews: Weekend Update”,, 19 September.
Roberta Smith, “Art in Review”, The New York Times, 14 September.
Allen Strouse, “Arlene Shechet’s Military Base”,, 11 December.

Elizabeth Ash, “ART in Embassies in Hanoi”, State MAGAZINE, 14 March.
Jessica Dawson, “Shechet, Sherwood and Bocchino at Hemphill”, The Washington Post, 7
Dinh Dung, “An American artist talks about her work and Buddhism”, The Saigon Times
Daily, 29 March.
James Hyde, “Faith”, exhibition catalogue, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT.
Kay Larson, “Keeping the Faith”, ARTnews, February.
J. W. Mahoney, “Arlene Shechet at Hemphill”, Art in America, October.
“US artist Arlene Shechet to exhibit works in Ha Noi”, Vietnam News, 17 March.

Grace Glueck, "An Object of Practicality, from the Inside and Out”, New York Times,
Richard Klein, “Bottle: Contemporary Art and Vernacular Tradition”, New York Times, 1
Robert C Morgan, “Who takes Glass Seriously”, The Urban Glass Art Quarterly, Fall.
Stephen Mueller, "Personal Statements in Just One Color", Gay City, 23-29 June.
Autumn Phillips, "A Buddhist Concept on Paper", The Steamboat Pilot, 12 August.
Arts FP, Tricycle Magazine, Summer.
Lilly Wei, exhibition essay for “Glass, Seriously”, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY

Robyn Brentano, Olivia Georgia, Roger Lipsey, and Lilly Wei. The Invisible Thread:
Buddhist Spirit in Contemporary Art.
Exhibition catalogue. Staten Island, New York: Snug Harbor Cultural Center.
Wei Lipsey, catalogue essay for “The Invisible Thread: Buddhist Spirit in Contemporary
Joseph McElroy, “A Poetry of Transience”, Shambala Sun, March.
Anne Barclay Morgan, “The Manifestation of Awareness", Sculpture Magazine, September.
Ingrid Schaffner, catalogue “The Big Nothing”, Institute of Contemporary Art, University
of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Elizabeth A Brown, Arlene Shechet: Building. Exhibition brochure. Seattle: Henry Art
Gallery, University of Washington.
Buddhadharma Magazine, Summer.
Helen Harrison, “Recycling Paper: Not Just Good for the Environment”, New York Times
Jeffrey Keough, Mystic. Exhibition catalogue. Mass. College of Art, Boston. Essay by David
D. Nolta.
Margaret Pierpont, “Natural Mastery”, Natural Health, October.
Kiki Smith, “Artists Choice - Arlene Shechet”, Art on Paper, cover story, November/
December, Vol. 8.

David Elliot, “Ganesh. Galerie René Blouin. Montreal.”, Canadian Art 19, no. 1, March.
Hand Papermaking, Vol 17, no. 1, Summer.
Ken Johnson, "Arlene Shechet", New York Times, Art Guide. 3 May.
Janet Koplos, "Arlene Shechet at A/D", Art in America, January.

“Cathedral Removes an Artwork”, The New York Times, 26 June.
Sarah Douglas, “'Unsuitable' art removed from cathedral in New York”,
“Minister Wants Artwork Revised or Removed”, The New York Times, 23 June.
Donna Stein, catalogue essay for “Rags to Riches, 25 Years of Paper Art from Dieu Donne
“The Artist's Way”, O Magazine, November.

Robert E. Alvis, Rapture. Exhibition catalogue. Massachusetts College of Art, Boston Betts,
Kristie, “Artflash, the end is here”, Boulder Weekly, Boulder, CO, 28 September - 4 October.
J. Glackstern, “Many mysteries suggested at BMOCA's 'Living End'”, The Daily Camera,
Boulder, CO, 15 October.
Ingrid Schaffner, catalogue essay for “The Living End”, Boulder Museum of Contemporary
Art, CO.
Christine Temin, “Perspectives: Assorted Artists Capture ‘Rapture.’” Boston Globe, 2

Holland Cotter, “Arlene Shechet”, The New York Times, Art Guide, 21 May.
Joe Fyfe, catalogue essay for "Om" exhibition at David Dorsky Gallery.
Kim Levin, "Voice Choices," The Village Voice, 18 May.
Elie Nadelman, 'Elie Nadelman: The Late Work', New York: Salander-O’Reilly Galleries.
Essays by Brandt Junceau and Klaus Kertess. Conversation with Arlene Shechet and Kiki
Peter Nagy, catalogue essay for "Mirror Mirror", exhibition at Elizabeth Harris Gallery,
Sundaram Tagore, "Facing East: American Artists' Encounters with India", Art India
Magazine of India, April.

Cornelia Gockel, "Korper und Ofnungen", Suddeutche Zeitung, 30 July.
Robert Goldman, "Artist Diary", Artnet, 24 January.
Faye Hirsch, "Working Proof", On Paper Magazine, Vol. 2, January/February.