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Michael Joo
(American-Korean, 1966)
 
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1966 Born in Ithaca, US
Lives and works in New York, US


EDUCATION
1991 MFA, Yale School of Art, Yale University, New Haven, US
1989 BFA, Washington University, St Louis, US


AWARDS
2006
United States Artists Fellowship, US
Grand Prize, 6th Gwangju Biennale 2006, KR(with co-recipient Song Dong)

2003
American Center Foundation Grant, US

2002
LEF Foundation Grant, US

2001
Warhol Foundation Grant, US

2000
Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters’ and Sculptors’ Grant, US

1998
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, US


RESIDENCIES
2006
Acadia Summer Arts Program, Mt. Desert, Maine, US

1998
International Artists Studio Program in Sweden (IASPIS), Stockholm, SE

1996-7
Delfina Studio Trust, London, UK

1995
Royal Academy of Art, Stockholm, SE

1994
Royal Academy of Art, Copenhagen, DK

1990
Cite International Des Arts, Paris, FR


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017     
(upcoming) Michael Joo: 7 Sins, Carolina Nitsch, New York, US
(upcoming) Kukje Gallery, Seoul, KR

2016     
Barrier Island, SCAD Georgia, Savannah, Georgia, US
Perspectives: Michael Joo, Freer | Sackler, Smithsonian Museum of Asian Art, Washington, D.C., US
Radiohalo, Blain | Southern, London, UK

2014     
Suture, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, New York, US
Transparency Engine, SCAD Moot Gallery, Sham Shui PO, HK
Drift, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut, US
Doppelganger, Cass Sculpture Foundation, Goodwood, US

2013     
Plexus, M-Building, Miami, Florida, US

2012
Exit from the House of Being, Blain|Southern, London, UK

2010
Galleria Marabini, Bologna, IT

2009
Anton Kern Gallery, New York, US
Bodhi Obfuscatus (Allegiance), Chelsea Art Museum, New York, US

2008
Circannual Rhythm, Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK
PKM Gallery, Seoul, KR

2006
Michael Joo, Rodin Gallery (Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art), Seoul, KR

2005
Anton Kern Gallery, New York, US
Bodhi Obfuscatus (Space-Baby), Asia Society, New York, US
Still Lives, The Bohen Foundation, New York, US

2004
Michael Joo, Palm Beach Institute for Contemporary Art, Lake Worth, US

2003
Michael Joo, MIT List Visual Art Center, Cambridge, US

2002
Anton Kern Gallery, New York, US
Curti/Gambuzzi & Co., Milan, IT
PKM Gallery, Seoul, KR

2001
49th Venice Biennale, South Korean Pavilion, Venice, IT (with Do-Ho Suh)

1999
Anton Kern Gallery, New York, US

1998
White Cube, London, UK

1997
Anton Kern Gallery, New York, US

1996
Thomas Nordanstad Gallery, New York, US

1995
Crash,Anthony D'Offay Gallery, London, UK
Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, FR
Nature vs. Nature at the Glass Ceiling, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, NL (with Christiaan Bastiaans)
Thomas Nordanstad Gallery, New York, US

1994
Salt Transfer Cycle, Thomas Nordanstad Gallery, in collaboration with Petzel/Borgmann Gallery, New York,US

1992
The Artifice of Expenditure, Nordanstad-Skarstedt Gallery, New York, US


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017     
(upcoming) Naturalia, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, US
(upcoming) Vitreous Bodies: Assembled Visions in Glass, Stephen D. Paine Gallery, Massachusetts College of art and Design, Boston, US
(upcoming) Glasstress Boca Raton, Boca Raton Museum of Art, US

2016     
Anyang Public Art Project, Anyang, KR
30 Years 1986-2016: As the Moon Waxes and Wanes, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, KR
EVA International Biennial, Limerick, IE
Force of Nature, Galerie Valerie Bach, Brussels, BE

2015     
The Past, the Present, the Possible, Sharjah Biennial 12, Sharjah
Glasstrees 2015, Palazzo CavalliFranchetti, Venice, IT
Lille3000, Lille, FR
GaleriaCarlesTaché, Barcelona, ES
America is Hard to See, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US

2014     
Metaphysical, MimmoScognamiglio Gallery, Milan, IT
On the Blue Shore of Silence, Tracey Williams Gallery, New York, US
Blood Flames Revisited, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, US
The Space Where I Am, Blain|Southern, Londo, UK
Global City, Surreal City, IVAM, Valencia, ES

2013     
White Light / White Heat, Wallace Collection, London, UK
Glasstrees 2013, Palazzo CavalliFranchetti, Venice, IT
Unlimited, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Amor Fati, Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, New York, US
Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Brooklyn, New York, US
Paddle 8, Brooklyn, New York, US

2012     
Freedom Not Genius: Works from Damien Hirst’sMurderme Collection, PinacotecaAgnelli, Turin, IT
Roundtable, The 9thGwangju Biennale 2012, Gwangju, KR
Sculptor’s Drawings and Works on Paper, Pangolin London, London, UK
Glasstrees New York, Museum of Art and Design, New York, US

2012
9th Gwangju Biennale 2012, Gwangju, CN (forthcoming)
Transforming Minds: Buddhism in Art, works from the Rockefeller Collection of Asian Art, Asia Society Gallery, HK
2011
Surreal versus Surrealism in Contemporary Art, IVAM, Valencia, ES
Best of Silver: Selected Sculptures in Silver. Pangolin, London, UK
Glasstress 2011, Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti, Venice, IT

2010
Have You Ever Really Looked at the Sun?, Haunch of Venison, Berlin, DE (with Damien Hirst)
The Infinite Starburst of Your Cold Dark Eyes, PKM Gallery, Seoul, KR
Dirty Kunst, Seventeen Gallery, London, UK

2009
NeoHooDoo: Art of a Forgotten Faith, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
Incarnational Aesthetics, New York Center for Art & Media Studies (NYCAMS), US
Faces & FactsKorean Contemporary Art in New York, Queens Museum of Art, US

2008
Friends and Family, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, US
NeoHooDoo: Art of a Forgotten Faith, The Menil Collection, Houston, US
Re asia, Haus der Kulturen, Berlin, DE
NeoHooDoo: Art of a Forgotten Faith, P.S.1 MoMA, New York, US
Focus: The Figure (Art form the Logan Collection). Denver Art Museum, Denver, US

2007
New York States of Mind, Queens Museum of Art, New York, US
Triennale Bovisa: Timer 01, Milan, IT
Post Object, Doris McCarthy Gallery, University of Toronto, Scarborough, Ontario, CA

2006
In The Darkest Hour There Will Be Light, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK
The Bong Show, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York, US
Postcards From The Edge, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York, US
6th Gwangju Biennale2006, Gwangju, CN
Eretica, Palazzo Sant’ Anna, Palermo, IT
Flux Factory, Lennon Weinberg Gallery, New York, US
Comunicato Stampo, Curti/Gambuzzi & Co., Milan, Italy
Implosion!, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, US
RADAR: Selections From The Collection of Vicki and Kent Logan, Denver Art Museum, Denver, US
Wallin vs Joo, Galleri Ping-Pong, Malmö, SE

2005
Artwalk NY, Sotheby’s, New York, US
e-Flux Video Rental, The Moore Space, Miami, US
Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, US
Monuments For The US, CCA Wattis Institute For Contemporary Arts, San Francisco; White Columns, New York, US
Postcards From The Edge, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, US
This Must Be The Place, Center For Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-On- Hudson, US
In The Darkest Hour There Will Be Light, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK

2004
D.u.m.b.o. Short Film and Video Festival, Brooklyn, US
Art Basel 04 (film/video), Basel, CH
Black Belt, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, US
f#@k perfection, Vertex List, Brooklyn, US
Field, Socrates Sculpture Park, curated by Alyson Baker, Long Island City, US
Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, US
Needful Things: Recent Multiples, Cleveland Museum, Cleveland, US
Postcards From the Edge, Brent Sikkema Gallery, New York, US
Standing on a Bridge, Arario Gallery, Seoul, KR
Video Program, Shore Institute of Contemporary Art, Long Beach, US

2003
Alumni Show, Center for the Arts, Wesleyan University, Middletown, US
Black Belt, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, US
Commodification of Buddhism, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, US
Fresh Talk Revisited, A/P/A Studies Gallery, New York University, New York, US
Full Frontal, Contemporary Asian Artists from the Logan Collection, Denver Art Museum, Denver, US
Paradise/Paradox, Castle Gallery, The College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, US

2002
Black Mariah Film Festival, Jersey City, US
It's Unfair!, Museum de Paviljoens, Almere, NL
Manifeste, oder: Ergriffenheit–was ist das?, Galerie Daniel Blau, Munich, DE
The Mind is a Horse, Bloomberg Space, London, UK

2001
A Contemporary Cabinet of Curiosities, Selections from the Vicki and Kent Logan
Collection, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, Califorina, US
I Love (benefit exhibition), Anton Kern Gallery, New York, US
Translated Acts, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, DE, Queens Museum of Art, New York, US

2000
The Whitney Biennale, New York, US
Drawings 2000, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, US
Korean Embassy, New York, US
Juvenilia, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, California, US
Koreamericakorea, Artsonje Center, Seoul, KR; Sonje Museum, Kyungju, KR
The Korean War and American Art: Fifty Years Later, Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, US
Media_City Seoul 2000, National Historical Museum, Seoul, KR
Psycho, Art and Anatomy, Anne Faggianto Fine Art, London, UK
Whitney Biennial 2000, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US

1998
Matthew McCaslin, SUSn Etkin, Michael Joo, PS.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York, US
Nine International Artists at Wanås, Wanås Foundation, Knislinge, SE
Selections from the Permanent Collection, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, US

1997
2nd Johannesburg Biennial 1997, Museum of Africa, Johannesburg, ZA
Art Club Berlin, Berlin, DE
Art in the Anchorage, Creative Time, Brooklyn Bridge Anchorage, Brooklyn, US
Group Show: Painting, Photography, Drawing, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, US
Techno-Seduction, Cooper Union School of Art, New York, US
Transmission, L´Ecole des Beaux Arts Galerie, Paris, FR

1996
Against, Anthony D'Offay Gallery, London, UK
The Damien Hirst Collection, Quo Vadis, London, UK
Joo, Sheward & White, Wigram, The Post Office, London, UK
Patrick Painter Editions, Bloom Gallery, Amsterdam, NL

1995
La Belle et la Bête, (Beauty and the Beast), Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France (ARC), Paris, FR
Better Living Through Chemistry, Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, US
Configura 2: Dialog der Kulturen, Erfurt, DE
Institute of Cultural Anxiety, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK
Kwangju Biennale, Kwangju Contemporary Museum, Kwangju, KR
Some Went Mad, Some Ran Away, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, US
Portalen, Copenhagen, DK
Thomas Nordanstad Gallery, New York, US

1994
Institute of Cultural Anxiety, ICA, London, UK
Some Went Mad, Some Ran Away, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK
Some Went Mad, Some Ran Away, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK
Nordic Arts Centre, Helsinki, Finland; Kunstverein, Hannover, DE
What Is in Your Mind?, Tekniska Museet, Stockholm, SE

1993
Across the Pacific, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, US
Aperto-93, 45th Venice Biennale, Venice, IT
Changing I: Dense Cities, Shedhalle, Zurich, CH
The Final Frontier, New Museum for Contemporary Art, New York, US
Galerie Max Hetzler, Cologne, DE
In Out of the Cold, Center for the Arts at Yerba Buena, San Francisco, US
Nordanstad Gallery, New York, US (with Rachel Berwick)
Recent Acquisitions, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, SE
Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, DE

1992
Galerie Metropol, Vienna, AT
Mimique, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, US
Unfair, Nordanstad Gallery at Balloni Halle, Cologne, DE

1988
Demolition Daze, exhibition/auction, Rifle Sport Gallery, Minneapolis, US


PUBLICATIONS
2012
Miki Wick Kim, Korean Contemporary Art, Prestel, London, UK

2011
Wiberg, Maria, et al., eds. Glasstress Stockholm, Grafiche Veneziane, Venice, IT
Francesca Giubilei, ed. Glasstress 2011, Marsilio Editori, Venice, IT
Companion to Focus: The Figure: Art from the Logan Collection, Denver Art Museum, Denver, US
Rethinking Contemporary Art and Multicultural Education, Routledge, New York, US

2010
John Gray and Hans Ulrich Obrist, Damien Hirst, Michael Joo: Have You Ever Really Looked at the Sun?, Haunch of Venison, London, UK

2007
Hans Ulrich Obrist, Paul Black, Bruce W. Ferguson and Hyunsun Tae. Michael Joo 87 – 07, Other Criteria, London, UK

2006
Hyunsun Tae, Michael Joo, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, KR (English and Korean)
RADAR: Selections from the Collection of Vicki and Kent Logan,Denver Art Museum, Denver, US
Alyson Baker and Ivana Mestrovic, eds. Socrates Sculpture Park, Yale University Press, New Haven, US

2004
Farver, Jane and Daniel Birnbaum, Charles Gaines, Michael Joo, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, US

2003
Gina Dent, ‘Michael Joo: a Rock and a Hard Place.’ In Fresh Talk/Daring Gazes: Conversations on Asian American Art, Elaine Kim, Margo Machida, and Sharon Mizota, eds.; forward by Lisa Lowe, University of California Press, Berkeley, US
Madeleine Grynsztejn, Supernova: Art of the 1990s from the Logan Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, US

Christine Kim, Black Belt, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, US
2001
Park, Kyung-mee and Ronald Jones, Michael Joo, Korean Culture & Arts Foundation, Seoul, KR
Yu Yeon Kim, Gao Ming-Lu, Fumio Nanjo, and Wang Mo-lin. Translated Acts: Performance and Body Art from
East Asia 1990-2001, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, DE
La Biennale di Venezia, 49. Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte: Plateau dell’Umanita. la Biennale di Venezia, IT
Park, Kyung-mee and Ronald Jones. Michael Joo. Seoul: The Korean Culture and Arts Foundation, KR
Ralph Rugoff, A Contemporary Cabinet of Curiosities: Selections from the Vicki and Kent Logan Collection, California College of the Arts, San Francisco and Oakland, US

2000
David Ross, Miwon Kwon, and Laura Kang; forward by Christine Bosworth,Koreamericakorea, Artsonje Center. Seoul, KR
Maxwell Anderson, Michael Auping, Valerie Cassel, Hugh M. Davies, Jane Farver, Andrea Miller-Keller, and Lawrence Rinder, Whitney Biennial 2000, Harry N. Abrams, New York, US
Klaus Kertess,  Drawings 2000 at Barbara Gladstone Gallery, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, US
Song, Misook, Barbara London, Jeremy Millar, Hans-Ulrich Obrist, and Byounghak Ryu,Media_City Seoul 2000, Seoul, KR: National Historical Museum, UK
Simon Taylor, and Christine Y. Kim. The Korean War in American Art and Culture: Fifty Years Later, Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, US

1998
Marika and Charles Wachtmeister and Robert Storr. Wanås 1998. Knislinge, Wanås Foundation, Kinslinge, SE
Ed. by Jonathan Hay and Mimi Young, Contemporary Asian & Asian American Art, New York University Press, New York, US and London, UK

1997
Robert Rindler and Deborah Willis, Technoseduction, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, US

1996
Francesco Bonami, Echoes: Contemporary Art at the Age of Endless Conclusion, The Monacelli Press, New York, US

1995
Klaus and Heiner Muhlmann et al. Honnef,Crash der Kulturen; Herausgegeben im Auftrag derLandeshauptstadt Erfurt und des Freistaates Thuringen von Configura-Projekt / Configura 2; Dialog der Kulturen; Band 3), Erfurt, DE
LynnGumpert, La Belle et la Bête (Beauty and the Beast), Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, FR
Jeremy Millar and Francis McKee, The Institute of Cultural Anxiety: Works from the Collection, ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts), London, UK
Eon-jong Song, Lim Yung-bang, Lee Yongwoo, Kwang-su Oh, Kathy Halbreich, Wankyung Sung, Jean de Loisy, Anda Rottenberg, Clive Adams, and Hong-june You, International exhibition of contemporary art: beyond the borders: Kwangju Biennale 1995, Kwang-Ju Biennale Foundation, Seoul, KR
Jane Farver, Elaine Kim and Young Chul Lee, Across the Pacific, Queens Museum of Art, New York, US

1994
Richard Shone, Some Went Mad, Some Ran Away, Serpentine Gallery Trust, London, UK

1993
Renny Pritikin and René de Guzman, In Out of the Cold, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, US


ARTICLES AND REVIEWS
2011
Sutton, B., Brooklyn Museum Announces Series of Exhibitions Showcasing Emerging Brooklyn Artists, The L Magazine, July
‘Questionnaire: Michael Joo.’ ArtAsiaPacific, Issue #73, May/June, p.168

2010
Rimanelli, D. Michael Joo at Anton Kern Gallery. Artforum, February, p.198

2009
Wilson, M., ‘Michael Joo at Anton Kern Gallery’, Time Out (New York), #739 (26 November – 2 December), p.48

2008
Sirmans, F., ‘Neo-HooDoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith’, New Haven, Yale University Press
Carlin, T.J., ‘NeoHooDoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith’, Time Out (New York), January

2007
Yang, H., ‘Pursuing A Passage: The World of Michael Joo.’ Public Art (Seoul), (January), p.64-69

2006
‘Art.’ Joong Ang Daily, 9 September
‘Asia Catches Biennale Bug.’ International Herald Tribune, 13 June
‘Building A Work of Art: Exploring the Frederic C. Hamilton Building, An Addition to the Denver Art Museum.’ Denver Post, 6 October
Eretica: Dalla Trascendenza al Profano a cura Demetrio Paparoni e Gianni Mercurio. Palermo: Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna
Akbar, A. ‘Murderme: Hirst’s £100m Art Collection On View.’ The Independent, 25 November, p.8
Baker, A.C. ‘Buzz Worthy: The Bong Show.’ Village Voice, 21 December
Boucher, B. ‘Michael Joo at the Bohen Foundation.’ Art In America, vol. 94, #3, March, p.147
Burke, G. ‘Distance Up Close: The Asian Biennials.’ Art Asia Pacific, no. 50, Fall 2006, p.86-89
Chandler, V. ‘Special Exhibitions From Within.’ Rocky Mountain News, 11 October
Dorment, R. ‘The Monster We’re Lucky To Have.’ Telegraph, 28 November
Glueck, G. ‘Michael Joo.’ The New York Times, 20 January
Halle, H. ‘Can Abyss.’ Time Out (New York), #585 14 – 27 December, p.12
Hwang, Y. ‘Exhibition Transcends Boundaries, Collisions.’ The Korea Herald
MacMillan, K. ‘Eye-Popping Art: At The Hamilton, A Spectacular Blast From the Here and Now.’ Denver Post, 25 November
MacMillan, K. ‘DAM’s Best Friends.’ Denver Post, 11 October
Park, S. ‘Gwangju’s Artists Link Up with Asia.’ Joong Ang Daily, 25 August
Murai, N and H. Yeshin K. ‘Gwangju Biennale.’ CAA Reviews, 14 December
Seo, D. ‘Kwangju Art Festival Stands at Crossroads.’ The Korea Times, 8 September
Sewell, B. ‘The Darkest Hour of Damien Hirst.’ Evening Standard, 24 November, p.36-37
Verlende, T. ‘Fever Variations—The 6th Gwangju Biennale 2006.’ NY Arts, September/October
Zeitz, L. ‘Ein Zebra ohne seine Streifen.’ Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 14 January

2005
Jana, R. ‘Age of Enlightenment: Michael Joo Gets the Buddha Ready for His Closeup at the Asia Society.’ Time Out (New York), no.491, 24 February – 2 March, p.71
‘Asia Society.’ The New Yorker, Vol. 81, #6, 28 March 28, p.13
Baker, K. ‘Artists Around World Answer the Call of a Monumental Task. San Francisco Chronicle, p.16
Black, P. ‘The Real and the Imagined: A Conversation with Michael Joo.’ Sculpture, Vol. 24, #5, June, p.4
‘On Now, On Soon.’ Flash Art International, v.38, no. 244, October, p.62
‘Michael Joo’ The Korea Daily, 8 November, p.14
Goodman, W., ‘Let’s Play Dream House.’ New York Magazine, vol. 38, #39, 7 November, p.56
‘Michael Joo.’ New York Magazine, vol. 38, #39, 7 November, p.144
Tsai, E. ‘Michael Joo: ‘Still Lives’.’ Time Out (New York), #528, 10 – 16 November, p.67

2004
Koslow Miller, F. ‘Michael Joo – MIT List Visual Arts Center.’ Artforum, February
Mills, M. ‘Wandering Joo.’ New Times Broward-Palm Beach, 29 April – 5 May
Russell, C. ‘Northern Exposures.’ City Link (Palm Beach), 31 March
Barnett, K. ‘Korean-American Artist Shows Work In LW.’ Lake Worth Forum, 20 April
Sjostrom, J. ‘Maintaining A Fragile Balance.’ Palm Beach Daily News, 3 May

2003
Farver, J. and Birnbaum D, Gaines C. & Joo M. Michael Joo. Cambridge: MIT List Visual Arts Center
Jun, C., ‘The Metaphoric Musings of a Korean-American Artist.’ The Korea Herald, 4 December
Silver, J., ‘There’s (Scientific) Method To His Madness.’ Boston Herald, 14 November
‘Michael Joo: The List Visual Arts Center.’ The Art Newspaper, October
‘Michael Joo.’ Flash Art, July-September
Jun, C., ‘[Sculpture] Coyote Howling; The Metaphoric Musings of a Korean-American artist.’ Korea Now (Digital Korea Herald) 26 July
Park, K M., ‘Michael Joo.’ ART AsiaPacific, no.37 January/February/March, p.75
Sand, O., ‘Asian Art Profile, Michael Joo and Doho Suh.’ The Asian Art Newspaper, v.6, no.3, p.6
Schmerler, S., ‘Spirited Away: Three Exhibitions of Buddhist Art Point the Way to Enlightenment.’ Time Out (New York), no.396 (1-8 May), p.56
Genocchio, B., ‘Old Faces Inaugurate a Renovated Gallery for Wesleyan.’ New York Times, 16 November

2002
Anderson, M., ‘Artist Tinkers with Notions of Sculpture.’ The Korea Times, 30 November,City Edition, no.16193, p.16
Church, A., ‘Michael Joo at Anton Kern Gallery.’ Flash Art, v.35, no.227 (November/December)
Cotter, H., ‘Calligraphy, Cavorting Pigs and Other Body-Minded Happenings.’ New York Times, 25 January, Late Edition—Final, Section E, Column 1, p.45
Dannat, A., ‘Michael Joo–Anton Kern Gallery.’ The Art Newspaper, no.128 (September).
Heartney, E., ‘Import/Export: The Body East.’ Art in America, v.90, no.4 (April), p.44- 7, 49
Kerr, M., ‘Michael Joo at Anton Kern Gallery.’ Tema Celeste, no. 94 (December)
Meneguzzo, M., ‘Michael Joo at Paolo Curti & Co.’ Artforum, v.40, no.10 (Summer), p.184
‘The Mind is a Horse.’ Time Out (London), (18 September), p55
Princenthal, N., ‘Michael Joo at Anton Kern.’ Art in America, v.90, no.11 (November), p.153
‘Michael Joo.’ The New Yorker, 30 September
Schwendener, M., ‘Michael Joo–Anton Kern Gallery.’ Time Out (New York), no.364 (19-26 September)
Wilson, M., ‘Critic’s Picks–Michael Joo.’ Artforum Online (September)

2001
Chong D,, ‘Korean American Views: on Exile, Travel, and Belonging.’ ARTAsiaPacific(Australia) no.29, p.27-9
Hubl, M., SUSnne Boecker, Doris von Drather, Heinz-Norbert Jocks and Paolo, Bianchi. ‘Die Landerpavillons: ein Fotorundgang von Wolfgang Tragers.’ Kunstforum International(Germany), no.156 (August-October), p.187-287
Yee, L., ‘Balancing Act.’ Asian American Arts Dialogue, (Spring), p.12-17

2000
Canning, S., ‘You Can’t Always Get What You Want: Sifting through the Whitney Biennial 2000; Home Sweet Home ‘Greater New York’ Bucks the Biennial.’ Art Papers, (July/August), p.20-5
Cotter, H., ‘Deterritorialization of Process.’ New York Times, 17 March, Late Edition—Final, Section E. column 3, p.37
Glueck, G., ‘Push a Show’s Buttons and It Pushes Back.’ New York Times, 20 June, Late Edition—Final, Section C, Column 3, p.22
Jae-hee, L., ‘Exhibition focuses on Korean-American Heritage,’ The Korea Herald, 27 May, no.14, 490, p.12
Kimmelman, M., ‘A New Team at the Whitney Makes Its Biennial Pitch.’ New York Times, 24 March, Late Edition—Final, Section E, Column 1, p.31
Mahoney, R., ‘Deterritorialization of Process.’ Time Out (New York), no.233 (9-16 March), p.59
Wei, Lily. ‘2000 Biennial Exhibition.’ ARTnews, v.99, no.5, (May): 225.

1999
Johnson, K., ‘Michael Joo.’ New York Times (4 June) Late Edition—Final, Section E, Column 4, 33.
Jones, R., ‘Michael Joo.’ Frieze, no.49 (November-December): 106.
Mahoney, R., ‘Michael Joo at Anton Kern Gallery.’ Time Out (New York), no.196 (24 June-1 July): 67.
Pinchbeck, D., ‘Michael Joo.’ Art Newspaper, v.10. no.93 (June 1999): 69
Schwabsky, B., ‘Report from Sweden: Surrounded by Sculpture’ Art in America, v.87, no.1 (January), p.56-7, 59

1998
Yang, A.. ,MSG: The Processed Art of Michael Joo,’ In Yang, Why Asia?

1997
Cotter, H., ‘Michael Joo.’ New York Times, 24 January, Late Edition—Final, Section C, Column 4, 29.
‘Techno-Seduction: An Exhibition of Multimedia Installation Work by Forty Artists.’ Art Journal, v.56, no.1 (Spring), p.113-45

1996
Dannat, A., ‘La Belle et La Bête.’ Flash Art International, v.29, no.187, (March/April), p.50
Kim, Y.Y., ‘In the Eye of the Tiger: New Korean Art in the U.S.’ ART AsiaPacific (Sydney, Australia), v.3, no.3, p.77-80
Vine, R., ‘Michael Joo at Galerie Anne de Villepoix and the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France.’ Art in America, v.84, no.3 (March), p.109

1995
Barrett, D., ‘Michael Joo at Anthony D'Offay Gallery.’ Frieze, no.22 (May-June), p.66-7
Bonami, F., ‘Kwangju Biennale.’ Flash Art International, v.28, no.185, (November/December), p.39, 46
Gillick, L., ‘Miss Me.’ Art Monthly (London), no.185 (April), p.11-13
‘Metro Choice.’ The Independent (London) 19 February
Schavemaker, Margriet. ‘Stragglers.’ Bureau Amsterdam, The Netherlands Bulletin(Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands) no.17 (October)
Searle, Adrian. ‘Art Review.’ Time Out (London) (February)

1994
Choon, A., ‘Openings….’ Art & Antiques, v.XVII, no.3 (March), p.20
Heartney, E., ‘Import/Export. Hybrid Identities.’ Art in America, v.82, no.9 (September)p.47-51
Jones, R., Lee, P.and Joo, M., ‘Learning from Waco.’ Flash Art International, v.27, no.173 (January/February), p.82-3
Magnan, K.F., ‘Michael Joo at Nordanstad/Petzel-Borgmann.’ Asian Art News, v.4, no.4 (July/August), p.89-90
Nesbitt, L., ‘Michael Joo: Nordanstad Gallery, Petzel/Borgmann Gallery.’ Artforum,  v.33, no.1 (September)
Ritchie, M., ‘Michael Joo.’ Flash Art International, v.27, no.179 (November/ December), p.69-70
Wilson, A., ‘Out of Control’ Art Monthly, no.177 (June),p.3-9
Schwartzman, C., ‘Michael Joo.’ New Art Examiner, no.27 (September),p.55-57

1993
Cotter, H., ‘Across the Pacific.’ New York Times, 10 December
Bogawa, R. and Joo, M., ‘Exchange/Expansion/Expenditure.’ Documentsv.1, no.3, (Spring)p.36-48
Levin, K., ‘Seoul Searching.’ The Village Voice, v.38, no.44 (2 November), p.104

1992
Connelly, J., ‘Michael Joo at Nordanstad/Skarstedt.’ Flash Art International, v.25, no.165, (July/August), p.112


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