LARI PITTMAN

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

Selected Monographs:

 

2013    

Melandri, Lisa, Helen Molesworth, and Kelly Shindler, A Decorated Chronology, published by Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, 2013
Colombo, Paolo, Lari Pittman, published by Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Athens, Greece, 2013
Lari Pittman, published by Le Consortium, Dijon, France, 2013

 

2011    

Koestenbaum, Wayne, Helen Molesworth, Lisa Phillips, and Robert Storr, Lari Pittman, published by Skira Rizzoli, New York, NY, 2011

 

2008    

Kertess, Klaus, and Anthony Vidler, Lari Pittman: Paintings and Works on Paper, published by c/o – Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin, Germany, Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY, and Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, 2008

 

2005    

Bonami, Francesco, Doug Harvey, and Alison M. Gingeras, Lari Pittman, published by Villa Arson, Nice, France, 2005

 

1998    

Bayley, Paul, Paolo Colombo, and Alex Farquharson, and Christopher Knight, Lari Pittman, published by Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK, and Spacex, Exeter, UK, 1998

 

1996    

Fox, Howard, Dave Hickey, and Paul Schimmel, Lari Pittman: A Survey: 1982 - 1996, published by Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, 1996
Amalfitano, Lelia, Social Fictions: Lari Pittman/Andrea Zittel, published by The Grossman Gallery, School of the Museum of Fine Art, Boston, MA, 1996
Brown, Elizabeth, and Laurence Rickels, Lari Pittman: Drawings, 1982 to 1985, published by University Art Museum, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, 1996

 

1992    

Knight, Christopher, Lari Pittman Paintings 1992, published by Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria, 1992

 

Selected Catalogues and Publications: 

 

2017

Manné, Jamie G., ed., and Christine Robinson, Unpacking: The Marciano Collection, published by The Maurice and Paul Marciano Art Foundation, Los Angeles, CA, and Prestel, New York, NY, 2017, pp. 198 – 201 [ill.]

 

2015

Beck, Chelsea, The Broad Collection, published by The Broad, Los Angeles, CA, and Prestel, New York, NY, 2015, pp. 350 – 355 [ill.]

Hushka, Rock, and Jonathan David Katz, Art AIDS America, published by Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA, and University of Washington Press, Seattle, WA, 2015, pp. 208 [ill.]

Miller, Dana, and Adam D. Weinberg, Whitney Museum of Art: Handbook of the Collection, published by Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, and Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2015, p. 307 [ill.]

Baker, George, Ann Goldstein, Michael Maltzan, and Shaun Caley Regen, Regen Projects 25, published by Prestel, New York, NY, 2015

 

2012    
Decade, published by Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, 2012, p. 209
This Will Have Been, published by Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2012, pp. 219 – 221

 

2011
The Spectacular of Vernacular, published by the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, 2011, pp. 96 – 97 [ill., cover]

 

2010       
Collischan, Judy, Made in the U.S.A.: Modern/Contemporary Art in America, published by iUniverse, Bloomington, IN, 2010
Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art Since the 1960s, published by the San Antonio Museum of Art in Association with the MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, p. 76 [ill.]

 

2008     
Paton, Justin, How to Look at a Painting, published by Awa Press, Wellington, New Zealand, 2008, p. 18 [ill.]
MoMA: Highlights since 1980, published by The Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY, p. 99 [ill.]
Heartney, Eleanor, Art & Today, published by Phaidon, London, UK, 2008, pp. 212 – 214 [ill.]
This Is Not To Be Looked At: Highlights from the Permanent Collection of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, published by The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 2008, pp. 234 – 235 [ill.]
The Broad Contemporary Art Museum at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, published by Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, 2008, p. 191 [ill.]

 

2007     
Eden's Edge Fifteen LA Artists, published by the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA, 2007, pp. 28 – 33 [ill.]
Imagination Becomes Reality: An Exhibition on the Expanded Concept of Painting, Works from the Goetz Collection: Part VI, published by Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany, 2007, pp. 130 – 131 [ill.]
Art 21: Art in the Twenty-First Century Vol. 4, published by Abrams, New York, NY, 2007, pp. 194 – 205 [ill.]

 

2006     
Holland Cherene and Amy Milgrub Marshall, eds., Couples Discourse, published by the Palmer Museum of Art, University Park, PA, 2006, pp. 110 – 111 [ill.]
Richer, Francesca and Matthew Rosenzweig, eds., No. 1: First Works by 362 Artists, published by D.A.P., New York, NY, 2006, p. 297 [ill.]
Infinite Painting, published by Villa Manin Centro d'Arte Contemporanea, Italy, 2006, pp. 132 – 133 [ill.]

Grenier, Catherine, Los Angeles 1955-1985, published by Editions du Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France, pp. 362 – 363 [ill.]
Art of Engagement: Visual Politics in California and Beyond, published by the San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA, 2006, pp. 17, 214 – 215 [ill.]

 

2005     
No. 1: First Works by 362 Artists, published by D.A.P., New York, NY, 2005, p. 297 [ill.]
Singular Expressions: Nine Artists in Three Galleries November to February, published by Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden, Lincoln, NE, 2005, pp. 45, 50 – 51 [ill.]
CAP Collection, published by Arlène Bonnant et al., Dublin, Ireland, pp. 228 – 231 [ill.]
Drawing from the Modern, 1975 – 2005, organized by Jordan Kantor, published by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, pp. 123 [ill.]
POPulence, published by Blaffer Gallery, Houston, TX, 2005, pp. 28 – 33 [ill.]
Drucker, Johanna, Sweet Dreams: Contemporary Art and Complicity, published by The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, 2005, pp. 138 – 141,144 [ill.]
Kraus, Chris, Jane McFadden, and Jan Tumlir, L.A. Artland: Contemporary Art from Los Angeles, published by Black Dog Publishing, London, UK, 2005, p. 54, 89 [ill.]

 

2004       
Duncan, Michael, High Drama: Eugene Berman and the Legacy of the Melancholic Sublime, published by Hudson Hills Press, New York, NY, 2004, pp. 30, 106-7 [ill.]
Disparities & Deformations: Our Grotesque, published by Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM, 2004, pp. 102 – 103 [ill.]
Art At Work: Forty Years of The JP Morgan Chase Collection, published by The Chase Manhattan Corporation, New York, NY, p. 235 [ill.]

 

2003    
Painting Pictures: Painting and Media in the Digital Age, published by Kerber Verlag, Bielfeld, Germany, pp. 80, 143 170 – 171 [ill.]
Dreams and Conflicts: The Dictatorship of the Viewer, la Biennale di Venezia, 50th International Art Exhibition, published by Marsilio Editori, Venice, Italy, 2003, p. 462
The Not-So-Still-Life: A Century of California Painting and Sculpture, published by San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA, 2003, p. 152 [ill.]
Reverie: Works from the Collection of Douglas S. Kramer, published by The Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY, 2003, p. 16
Codeluppi, Vanni, Il Potere del Consumo, published by Bollati Boringhieri, Torino, Italy, 2003 [ill., cover]
    

2002
White Cube, Volume I, published by Steidl Publishers, Göttingen, Germany, 2002 [ill.]
American Visionaries: Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art, introduction by Maxwell L. Anderson, published by Abrams, New York, NY, 2002, p. 241 [ill.]

 

2001    
The Mystery of Painting, published by Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany, 2001, p. 192 [ill.]

 

2000
Made in California: Art, Image, and Identity, 1900-2000, published by University of California Press, Berkeley, CA, 2000, pp. 256 – 257 [ill.]
Reading Caifornia: Art, Image and Identity, 1900-2000, published by University of California Press, Berkeley, CA, 2000, p. 300 [ill.]

 

1999
Flintridge Foundation Awards for Visual Artists, published by Flintridge Foundation, Pasadena, CA, 1999 – 2000, p. 36 [ill.]

 

1998    
Secret Victorians: Contemporary Artists and a 19th-Century Vision, essays by Susan Ferleger Brades, Melissa E. Feldman, and Ingrid Schaffner, published by Hayward Gallery, London, UK, 1998
Bonami, Francesco, ed., L.A. Times: Art e da Los Angeles nella Collezione Re Rebaudengo Sandretto, published by Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy, 1998 [ill.]
Shimbun, Asahi, American Stories: Amidst Displacement and Transformation, published by Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan, 1998 [ill.]
American Art 1975-1995 from the Whitney Museum: Multiple Identity, published by Castello di Rivoli, Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Edizioni Charta, Milan, Italy, 1998
Torres, Jose Alvaro Perdice, Cruising L.A., Galeria Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid, Spain, 1998 [ill.]
Crenzien, Helle and Lars Nittve, Sunshine & Noir: Art in L.A. 1960-1997, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark, 1998 [ill.]
Fernand Leger, “Imagining Cities: Lari Pittman's Urban Groove” by Jodi Hauptman, published by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, 1998, pp. 83 – 90 [ill.]

 

1997     
Neri, Louise and Lisa Phillips, 1997 Biennial Exhibition, published by Whitney Museum of American Art and Abrams Publishers, New York, NY, 1997 [ill.]
Elusive Paradise: Los Angeles Art from the Permanent Collection, published by Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 1997, p. 3 [ill.]
    

1996    
Art at the End of the 20th Century: Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art, essay by Johanna Drucker, published by Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, 1996, p. 22 [ill.]
a/drift, curated by Joshua Decter, published by Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, 1996 [ill.]
    

1995    
Stereo-Tip, published by Soros Center for Contemporary Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 1995, pp. 60 – 61 [ill.]
    

1992

Gudis, Catherine, Norman Klein, Lane Relyea, and Paul Schimmel, Helter Skelter: L.A. Art in the 1990s, published by Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 1992

 

Selected Articles and Reviews:

 

2018

Stromberg, Matt. “Lari Pittman at Regen Projects.” Carla Issue 14 (Winter 2018) pp. 44, 47, 51 [ill.]

Miranda, Carolina. “There’s a pattern here.” Los Angeles Times (October 7, 2018) p. E3 [ill.]

Miranda, Carolina. “Essential Arts: Interpreting John Cage, Lincoln Jones’ ’Burlesque,’ a fast-food play and Lari Pittman.” Los Angeles Times (October 6, 2018) [ill.] [online]

Pagel, David. “Review: The devil is in the details of Lari Pittman’s new art at Regen Projects.” Los Angeles Times (October 4, 2018) [ill.] [online]

Dambrot, Shana Nys. “Regen Projects: Lari Pittman.” Artillery Magazine (September 18, 2018) [ill.] [online]

“‘Give a damn.’ at Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, New York.” ARTnews (August 28, 2018) [ill.] [online]

2017

Pollack, Gina. “Lari Pittman: Finding beauty in the grotesque.” KCRW (September 22, 2017) [ill.] [online]

Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter. “Lari Pittman and Silke Otto-Knapp.” KCRW (April 27, 2017) [ill.] [online]

Campbell, Andy. “Critics’ Picks: Lari Pittman.” Artforum (January 2017) [ill.] [online]

 

2016

Ebony, David. “Lari Pittman.” Art in America (April 2016) pp. 110 – 111 [ill.]

Power, Kim. “Just Say When: The Transmutation of Trauma in Lari Pittman’s Nuevos Caprichos.” Arte Fuse (February 1, 2016) [ill.] [online] 
“Goings On About Town.” The New Yorker (January 18, 2016) p. 8 [ill.]
Ho, Yin. “Critics’ Picks: Lari Pittman at Gladstone Gallery.” Artforum (January, 2016) [ill.] [online] 

 

2015

Miranda, Carolina. “Want to see Lari Pittman paintings without crowds and blocked views? Go to this box in Culver City.” Los Angeles Times (September 22, 2015) [ill.] [online]

 

2014
Berardini, Andrew. “After School II Los Angeles.” ArtReview (May 2014) pp. 88 – 89
Pagel, David. “Lari Pittman: Rotten America.” ArtPulse (May 8, 2014) [ill.] [online]
Duncan, Michael. “Los Angeles, Lari Pittman: Regen Projects.” Art in America (January/February 2014) pp. 103, 104
Harvey, Doug. “Taste Will Out: Lari Pittman’s Avant-Garde Traditionalism.” Modern Painters (April 2014) pp. 60 – 65 [ill.]

 

2013    
J.G. “Exhibitions US & Americas: In Brief.” The Art Newspaper No. 251 (November 2013) pp. 40 [ill.]
Cooper, Ivy. “Lari Pittman.” Artforum Vol. 52, No. 2 (October 2013) pp. 302 – 303 
Kinney, Tulsa. “Lari Pittman’s Magic Carpet Ride.” Artillery Vol. 7, Issue 6 (September/October 2013) [ill., cover]
Baran, Jessica. “Lari Pittman: Contemporary Museum of Art St. Louis.” Artforum (July 19, 2013)
Greisbach, Sarah Hermes. “Review: Lari Pittman at CAM is Eye Candy and Much More.” St. Louis Beacon (May 31, 2013) [ill.]
Molesworth, Helen. “Lari Pittman: A Decorated Chronology.” Artforum (May 2013) p. 159
Knight, Christopher. “Lari Pittman’s really, really big paintings.” The Los Angeles Times Culture Monster (November 8, 2013) [ill.]
Griffin, Jonathan. “Pittman’s ‘flying carpets’ in Los Angeles.” The Art Newspaper No. 251 (November 2013) p. 40 [ill.]
Williams, Maxwell. “In L.A., Lari Pittman Takes on American Violence and Identity.” The New York Times (November 12, 2013) [online] [ill.]
Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter. “Lari Pittman: From a Late Western Impaerium at Regen Projects.” Art Talk on KCRW (November 14, 2013) [online] [ill.]
Williams, Maxwell. “Plowshares.” The New York Times (November 17, 2013) p. 3 [ill.]
Ollman, Leah. “Operatic, Violent Visions.” Los Angeles Times (November 23, 2013) p. D5 [ill.]
Wagley, Catherine. “Five Artsy Things to Do This Week.” L.A. Weekly (December 13 – 19, 2013) p. 42
Garrova, Robert. “Lari Pittman’s Art Wonders How a Disturbed Nation Came to Be.” Southern California Public Radio (November 21, 2013) [ill.] [online]

 

2012    
Knight, Christopher. “Watching Society Heat Up in the 80s.” The New York Times (May 30, 2012)
Green, Tyler. “A Forgotten Decade: How the Art of the 1980s Tackled Politics.” Modern Painters (May 2012) pp. 30 – 31

 

2011

Spurrier, Jeff. “A Waterwise Cactus Garden.” Garden Design Magazine (December 5, 2011) [ill.] [online]

Myers, Terry R. “Lari Pittman.” The Brooklyn Rail (November 2, 2011) [online] [ill.]    
Bryant, Eric. “Lari Pittman.” Art + Auction (October 2011) pp. 70 – 76
Silverman, Rena. “Lari Pittman at the Gladstone Gallery.” BlackBook (September 27, 2011)
“Many Hued.” Los Angeles Magazine (March 2011)
Abbe, Mary. “Art from the Heart.” Star Tribune (January 27, 2011)

Ross, Johanna Agerman. “The Pittman Dowell Residence by Michael Maltzan.” Icon Magazine (January 24, 2011) [ill.] [online]

West, Kevin. “The Client Whisperer.” W Magazine (January 1, 2011) [ill.] [online]

 

2010    

Buckley, Richard. “L.A. à l’Art Libre.” Vogue Paris (December 2010) pp. 240 – 247 [ill.]
Hawkins, Richard. “Best of 2010.” Artforum (December 2010) p. 199 [ill.]
Molesworth, Helen. “Best of 2010.” Artforum (December 2010) pp. 222 – 223 [ill.]    
Finkel, Jori. “It Speaks to Me: Lari Pittman on Henri Matisse’s ‘The Black Shawl’ at the Norton Simon.” Los Angeles Times (November 17, 2010) p. D3
Rappolt, Mark. “Houses of Light.” Apollo (September 2010) pp. 75 – 79 [ill.]
Pagel, David. “Art Review: Lari Pittman at Regen Projects and Regen Projects II.” Los Angeles Times (September 24, 2010) p. D23 [ill.]
Miles, Christopher. “Lari’s Signature: Why Pittman Matters.” L.A. Weekly (September 10 – 16, 2010) p. 20 [ill.]
Kushner, Rachel. “Surface Tension.” Los Angeles Times Magazine (September 2010) pp. 56 – 61 [ill.]

Moreno, Shonquis. “Connected: Michael Maltzan Designed a Heptagonal House, Inspired by a Dissection Puzzle.” Mark (August/September 2010) pp. 110 – 121 [ill., cover]
Ouroussoff, Nicolai. “Designed to Help Uplift the Poor.” The New York Times (February 21, 2010) pp. 82 – 87 [ill.]
Smith, Roberta. “Post-Minimal to the Max.” The New York Times (February 14, 2010) p. AR1

 

2009    
Miles, Christopher. “Thomas Hirschhorn, Andrew Lord, and Lari Pittman at Regen Projects.” L.A. Weekly (April 16 – April 22, 2009) p. 49 [ill.]
Smith, Roberta. “A Grand and Intimate Modern Art Trove.” The New York Times (May 24, 2009) P. C1

 

2008     
Smith, Roberta. “Lari Pittman.” The New York Times (November 28, 2008) p. C26
McKenna, Kristine. “SoCal Color.” The New York Times Style Magazine (Spring 2008) pp. 150 n–1 [ill.]

 

2007
Miles, Christopher. “Lari Pittman.” Artforum (December 2007) p. 362 [ill.]
Goldstein, Ann. “Best of 2007.” Artforum (December 2007) pp. 318 – 319 [ill.]
Myers, Holly. “Lari Pittman.” Art Review (December 2007)
Kuipers, Dean. “60 Seconds with... Lari Pittman.” Los Angeles Times (October 18, 2007) p. WS 31 [ill.]
Pagel, David. “Lari Pittman’s Fantastic Dreams.” Los Angeles Times (September 28, 2007) p. E18 [ill.]
Myers, Terry. “Eden’s Edge: Fifteen LA Artists.” Art Review (September 2007) pp. 116 – 117 [ill.]
Harvey, Doug. “Pittmania ’07.” L.A. Weekly (October 19 – 25, 2007) pp. 74 – 75 [ill.]
Ryan, Jeffrey. “Eden’s Edge.” Frieze (October 2007) pp. 272 – 273
“Enigmatic Tales of Lari Pittman and Veronika Kellndorfer.” KCRW (September 18, 2007) [ill.]
Melrod, George. “It’s HAMMER Time!” art ltd. (May 2007) p. 45 [ill.]
Knight, Christopher. “A City Garden of Earthly Delights.” Los Angeles Times (May 23, 2007) [ill.]
Littlejohn, David. “The Hammer Reinvents Itself as the Brassy Kid on the Block.” The Wall Street Journal (May 23, 2007) [ill.]
Harvey, Doug. “Personal Choices.” L.A. Weekly (May 25 – 31, 2007) pp. 58 – 60 [ill.]

 

2006      
Bröymer, Björn. “Byen Som Sprenger Grenser.” Afterposten - Reise: Berlin (September 20, 2006) p. 4 [ill., cover]
McCormack, Christopher. “New York: Barbara Gladstone Gallery.” Contemporary (No. 81 2006) p. 90 
Daniels, Corinna. “Gerhardsen Zeigt Steppende Aliens von Lari Pittman.” Die Welt (October 13, 2006) p. 33
Roseland, Carrie. “Lari Pittman.” Art Krush Magazine Issue 42 (October 4, 2006)     
Timberg, Scott. “UCLA Celebrates Its New Art Center.” Los Angeles Times (September 14, 2006)
 Maine, Stephen. “Lari Pittman at Barbra Gladstone.” Art In America (April 2006) pp. 156 – 157 [ill.]
Knight, Christopher. “Paris Does L.A. proud.” Los Angeles Times (March 15, 2006) pp. E1, E6 – E7 [ill.]
Neil, Jonathan T.D. “Lari Pittman.” Modern Painters (February 2006) p. 110 [ill.]

 

2005      
“Lari Pittman.” The New Yorker (December 26, 2005 – January 2, 2006) p. 31
Johnson, Ken. “Lari Pittman.” The New York Times (December 9, 2005) p. B39 [ill.]
Harvey, Doug. “State of the Art 2005: Lari Pittman.” L.A. Weekly (October 28 – November 3, 2005) p. 53 [ill., cover]
Yablonsky, Linda. “From Picket Signs to Creeping Vines.” ARTnews (Summer 2005) pp. 174 – 177 [ill.]
Farquharson, Alex. “Lari Pittman.” Frieze (March 2005) pp. 119 – 120 [ill.]
     

2004      

Drohojowska-Phil, Hunter. “Desert Classic.” Metropolitan Home (November/December 2004) pp. 128 –135 [ill.]
Sheets, Hilarie M. “Armand Hammer’s Orphan Museum Turns Into Cinderella in Los Angeles.” The New York Times (October 6, 2004) pp. B1, B9
Burnett, Craig. “Preview Exhibitions: Lari Pittman.” The Guardian Guide (October 2, 2004) p. 37 [ill.]    
Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter. “Artist in Residence.” Western Interiors and Design (2004) pp. 148 – 155 [ill.]
Berkovitch, Ellen. “Robert Storr’s new and strange SITE Santa Fe.” Pasatiempo (July 16 – 22, 2004) pp. 50 – 55 [ill.]
Green, Tyler. “Fear Factor.” Black Book (Fall 2004) pp. 118 – 120 [ill.]
Carlson, Lance. “Lari Pittman.” ArtUS (April/May 2004) pp. 16 – 17 [ill.]
Drohojowska-Phil, Hunter. “Desert Classic.” Metropolitan Home (November/December 2004) pp. 128 –135 [ill.]
Duncan, Michael. “Lari Pittman at Regen Projects.” Art in America (April 2004) p. 140 [ill.]
Young, Paul. “Money, Power and Picasso’s Bathroom.” V Life (February/March 2004) pp. 80 – 87
Williams, Eliza. “Lari Pittman: Greengrassi.” Art Monthly (2004) pp. 281 – 282 [ill.]

 

2003    
Miles, Christopher. “Critics’ Picks.” Artforum (November 21, 2003) [ill.]
Pagel, David. “Nuances Tempo a Gusto for the Garish.” Los Angeles Times (November 28, 2003) p. E32 [ill.]
Harvey, Doug. “Voluntary Complexity.” L.A. Weekly (November 21 – 27, 2003) p. 44 [ill.]
Douglas, Sarah. “Lari Pittman: Regen Projects.” The Art Newspaper (December 2003) p. 9 [ill.] 
Morris, Barbara. “‘L.A. Post Cool’ at the San Jose Museum of Art.” Artweek (February 2003)
Miles, Christopher. “A Visual ‘Dictatorship’ Along Venice’s Canals.” Los Angeles Times (June 18, 2003) p. E1 & E6 [ill.]
Muchnic, Suzanne. “Watch Your Step.” ARTnews (Summer 2003) p. 127 [ill.]
Myers, Holly. “Redefining Boundaries of What’s Hip.” Los Angeles Times (July 28, 2003) p. E8 
Vetrocq, Marcia. “Venice Biennale, ‘Every Idea But One’.” Art in America (September 2003) p. 136
Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter. “Desert Classic.” Metropolitan Home (November/ December 2003) pp. 128 – 135 [ill.]
Heilenman, Diane. “‘Reverie: Works from Collection of Douglas S. Cramer’: Speed Art Museum.” ARTnews (October 2003) pp. 136 – 137 [ill.]

 

2002    
Nichols, Matthew Guy. “Lari Pittman at Barbara Gladstone.” Art in America (December, 2002) p. 110 [ill.]
Muchnic, Suzanne. “With All Its Hang-Ups, the L.A. Gallery Scene Thrives.” Los Angeles Times (November 24, 2002)
Gioni, Massimiliano. “Playing Among the Ruins.” FlashArt (May – June 2002) p. 78
Rossi, Michael. “Los Angeles Class.” artnet News (April 29, 2002) [ill.]
Skarf, Shayna. Time Out New York (April 25 – May 2, 2002) [ill.]

 

2001    
Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter. “Where Life and Art Commingle.” Los Angeles Times (2001) p. E1 E5 [ill.]
Christopher, Miles. “Lari Pittman.” Artforum (April 2001) p. 143 [ill.]
“Regen Projects.” I-D Gallery Issue No. 208 (April 2001) p. 215 [ill.]
Pagel, David. “Texture Upon Texture in Pittman's Paintings.” Los Angeles Times (February 16, 2001) p. F26 [ill.]
Myers, Holly. “Freedom From Cool.” Los Angeles Times (March 2, 2001) p. F30

 

2000    
Mulatero, Ivana. “Lari Pittman.” Juliet Art Magazine (November 1999 – January 2000) pp. 38 – 39 [ill.]
Freudenheim, Susan. “The Getty's Link to the Living.” Los Angeles Times (March 5, 2000) [ill., section cover]
Pagel, David. “Fresh Riffs on a Theme.” Los Angeles Times (March 1, 2000)
Littlejohn, David. “The Gallery: Hilltop Invitational.” Wall Street Journal (April 25, 2000) p. A24
Van Gelder, Lawrence. “Past to Present.” The New York Times (February 26, 2000)
Kushner, Robert. “Lari Pittman at Barbara Gladstone.” Art in America (May 2000) p. 160 [ill.]
Wolf, Sara. “A departure for the Getty.” The Orange County Register (March 12, 2000) pp. 21 – 22 [ill.]
Johnson, Reed. “Getty Exhibition Marks Departure from Ordinary.” Daily News (April 13, 2000) p. 12 [ill.]
Crane, Tricia. “Getting the Getty.” Brentwood News (March 2000) pp. 17 – 19 [ill.]
Johnson, Reed. “Impressions of the Getty.” Daily News (April 20, 2000)
Harvey, Doug. “Monumental Edibles at the Getty Contemporary.” L.A. Weekly (March 10 – 16, 2000) p. 37 – 38 [ill.]
Morgan, Susan. “The Getty Gets Real.” Elle (March 2000) [ill.]
Cooper, Jacqueline. “Departures.” New Art Examiner (July/August 2000)
Albertini, Rosanna. “Getty Departures.” Art Press (July 2000) p. 257
Allan, Lois. “Departures: 11 Artists at the Getty.” Artweek (May 2000)
“In the Museums: Departures: 11 Artists at the Getty.” Art-Talk (February 2000)
Miles, Christopher. “Departures: 11 Artists at the Getty.” Artforum (January 2000)

 

1999    
Brown, Corie and Peter Plagens. “Hollywood's Big Art Deal.” Newsweek (December 6, 1999) pp. 78 – 80
Vogel, Carol. “Inside Art: The Getty as Muse.” The New York Times (August 6, 1999)   
Glueck, Grace. “Lari Pittman.” The New York Times (December 10, 1999) p. B47
Saltz, Jerry. “The Managerial Sublime.” The Village Voice (November 30, 1999) [ill.]
Ollman, Leah. “Connections.” Los Angeles Times (October 1, 1999) p. F26
“Morning Report.” Los Angeles Times (August 4, 1999)
Solomon, Deborah. “How to Succeed in Art.” The New York Times Magazine (June 27, 1999) pp. 38 – 41 [ill.]
Vincent, Steven. “Impact Players.” Art & Auction (May 15, 1999) pp. 75 – 81
Rawsthorn, Alice. “L.A. Story: The Most Exciting Art is Now Produced in Los Angeles.” British Vogue (April 1999) pp. 79 – 82 [ill.]  
“Future Shock.” Los Angeles Magazine (December 1999) p. 160 [ill.]
Leguizamo, John. “Manhattan Transfer.” Los Angeles Magazine (February 1999) pp. 59 – 61 [ill.]
Peaker, Carol. “Lari Pittman: Institute Contemporary Art.” International Contemporary Art (November/January 1999) p. 50
Knight, Christopher. “Taking Issues with Ideas About Art.” Los Angeles Times (January 7, 1999)

 

1998    
Mooney, Jim. “Queer Pickings: The Art of Lari Pittman.” Third Text Issue 44 (Autumn 1998) pp. 79 – 86 [ill.]
Muchnic, Suzanne. “Forget the Musty Cliche's.” Los Angeles Times (December 20, 1998) p. 63
Jones, Ronald. “The Best of 1998.” Artforum (1998) pp. 100 – 101
Wallach, Amei. “Vision of the Void Behind the California Sun.” The New York Times (November 29, 1998) pp. 43 – 44
Handler, Ruth. “Lari Pittman.” Art Das Kunstmagazin (September 1998) pp. 70 – 71 [ill.]
Harvey, Doug. “Pos. and Neg.; Up and Down with Sunshine and Noir.” L.A. Weekly (November 6 – 12, 1998) p. 56 [ill.]     
Gerstler, Amy. “Art Attack.” Los Angeles Magazine (November 1998) pp. 98 – 105 [ill.]
Rian, Jeff. “Sunshine & Noir and L.A. Times.” Flash Art (October 1998) p. 61, 67

Goff, Robert. “Collections: Modernism is modern again.” Forbes (September 7, 1998) [ill.] [online]
Pagel, David. “Pittman Makes Acrobatic Leap, Soars Above Crowd.” Los Angeles Times (January 30, 1998) p. F28
Hultkrans, Andrew. “Surf and Turf.” Artforum (Summer 1998) pp. 106 – 113, 146
Cotter, Holland. “Art Review: 'Painting From Another Planet'.” The New York Times (1998) p. B38
“Art Market: Our choice of London Contemporary Galleries.” The Art Newspaper No. 83 (July/August 1998)
“Il re della Pop Art.” Architechtural Digest, Edizione Italiana (July 1998) [ill.]
Ingleby, Richard. “Visual Art.” The Independent (July 14, 1998) [ill.]
Parkes, James Cary. “California Screaming.” Gay Times (May 1998) p. 70 [ill.] 
McEwen, John. “Walls of Sound and Fury.” The Sunday Telegraph (July 26, 1998) [ill.]
Searle, Adrian. “Nice But Can You Keep Your Trousers on Next Time?.” The Guardian (August 4, 1998) p. 10 [ill.]
“Identity Crisis; Artist Lari Pittman questions queer stereotypes.” Time Out (July 15 – 22, 1998) p. 106 [ill.]
Sewell, Brian. “Abject Bilge.” The Evening Standard (August 20, 1998) pp. 26 – 27 [ill.]
Feaver, William. “ART: East International, Lari Pittman.” The Observer Review (July 26, 1998) pp. 6 – 8 [ill.]
Cooper, Dennis. “Dennis Cooper on... Lari Pittman.” The Evening Standard (July 16, 1998) [ill.]
“Lari Pittman at Regen Projects.” dArt International Volume 1, No. 2 (1998) p. 29 [ill.]
Morgan, Stuart. “Lari Pittman: Cornerhouse, Manchester.” Art Monthly (July/August 1998) pp. 26 – 27 [ill.]
Muchnic, Suzanne. “Acquisition and Merger.” Artnews (Summer 1998) p. 74 [ill.]
Haithman, Diane. “Framing an Art World Merger.” Los Angeles Times (July 8, 1998) p. F1, F8 [ill.]  
Muchnic, Suzanne. “Lari Pittman: Regen Projects.” Art News (June 1998) p. 132 [ill.]
“News: Lari Pittman: Exeter, Manchester.” Flash Art (June 1998) p. 52 [ill.]
Price, Dick. “Exhibition of the Month: Lari Pittman.” I-D Magazine (June 1998)
“Calculated Celebrations.” Hot Line (1998) p. 7 [ill.]
Cook, Christopher. “Lari Pittman.” Modern Painters (1998) pp. 103 – 105 [ill.]
Tozer, John. “Lari Pittman.” Contemporary Visual Arts Issue 19 (1998) p. 69 [ill.]
Burrows, Wayne. “As Happy as Lari.” In the City (1998) p. 29 [ill.]
“Exhibitions: Lari Pittman.” The Guardian (May 16 – 22, 1998) p. 5, 11 [ill.]
“Way Out West Coast Life.” MEN (May 15, 1998)
“Midlands & North West Previews.” Art Review (May 1998) p. 7
Nittve, Lars. “Kunst in L.A.” Merian (April 1998) pp. 30 – 37 [ill.]
Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter. “Lari Pittman at Regen Projects.” Art & Auction (February 1998) p. 56 [ill.]
“Week in Preview.” Los Angeles Times (1998)
Graig, Randy. “A Letter from L.A.” Sunday Oregonian (December 21, 1998) p. 8
Cotter, Holland. “Ideas from the Air, Wrapped in Paper.” The New York Times (December 19, 1998) p. B35
Pagel, David. “Lari Pittman.” Bomb: The Best of Bomb Magazine's Interviews with Artists (1998) pp. 168 – 175 [ill.] 
“Szene Los Angeles: Lari Pittman.” Art das Kunstmagazin (December 1998) p. 32 [ill.]
Rubinstein, Raphael. “Abstraction Out of Bounds.” Art in America (November 1998) pp. 104 – 115
Wilson, Jennifer. “Strokes of Genius: Lari Pittman's Vibrant Paintings Break All the Rules.” Los Angeles Magazine (November 1998) p. 184 [ill.]
Johnson, Ken. “A Post-Retinal Documenta.” Art in America (October 1998) p. 86
Patterson, Tom. “Catchy: Humor, Satire Abound in Show at SECCA.” Winston-Salem Journal (September 7, 1997)
Morgan, Stuart. “The Human Zoo, Stuart Morgan on Documenta X.” Frieze (September/October 1998) p. 77 [ill.]
Higgs, Matthew. “Vive Les Sixties.” Art Monthly (September 1998) p. 2
Pagel, David. “My European Art Pilgrimage [or what I did on my summer vacation].” art issues (September/October 1998) p. 29
Damgaard, Mogens. “Den iscenesatte by.” Fyns Stiftidende (July 7, 1998) [ill.]
                  

1997    
Vogel, Carol. “Inside Art.” The New York Times (July 24, 1997) p. B34
“Lari Pittman: Like You.” ASC11 (June 23, 1997) pp. 46 – 47 [ill.]
Knight, Christopher. “X Marks the Flop.” Los Angeles Times (July 20, 1997) p. 4, 67 
Ericsson, Lars O. “Ljus Och Svarta fran L.A.” Dagens Nyhoter (May 23, 1997) 
“Konsten och Varldsstadens Sjal.” Arbetet Nyheterna (May 18, 1997) 
Brodersen, Annette. “L.A. Under Huden.” Aktuelt (May 16, 1997) section 2, p. 3 [ill.]
Larsen, Lars Bang. “Los Angeles i Humlebaek.” Poltiken (May 14, 1997) 
Goodeve, Thyrza Nichols. “Signs of the Times: Q/A Thyrza Nichols Goodeve on Copy Shopping.” Artforum (May 1997) pp. 25 – 26
Tsingou, Emily. “Art Reviews: Lari Pittman, White Cube.” Blocnotes No. 14 (January/February 1997) pp. 131 – 132 [ill.]
“1997 Biennial Guide.” Whitney Magazine of the Whitney Museum of American Art Vol. 1, No. 2 (Spring 1997) [ill.]
Saltz, Jerry. “Showtime at the Whitney: Third Floor.” Time Out New York (April 3 – 10, 1997) p. 39
Schjeldahl, Peter. “Museumification 1997: The Whitney Biennial as Pleasure Machine.” The Village Voice (April 1, 1997) pp. 80 – 81 
Trebay, Guy. “Dialogue of the Biennialites.” The Village Voice (April 1, 1997) pp. 50 – 51
Knight, Christopher. “Show Time at Biennial: Send in the Big Crowds.” Los Angeles Times (1997) p. F1, F26
McKenna, Kristine. “It Happens Every Two Years.” Los Angeles Times (March 9, 1997) p. 3, 78
“Mike Kelley and L.A. Art Scene.” BT Magazine (February 1997) pp. 76 – 77 [ill.]
Vogel, Carol. “Inside Art.” The New York Times (January 3, 1997) p. B18
“Faces to Watch '97.” Los Angeles Times (January 5, 1997) p. 11
Opie, Catherine. “Faces of L.A.: Lari Pittman.” L.A. Weekly (January 3 – 9, 1997) [ill.]

 

1996
Plagens, Peter. “Sketchbook: Lari Pittman review.” Civilization (December/January 1996) pp. 22 - 3 [ill.]
Knight, Christopher. “There's 'Sexual Politics' and Museum Politics Too: Best Museum Show.” Los Angeles Times (1996) [ill.]
Snow, Shauna. “Art: No Otis Regrets." Los Angeles Times (December 18, 1996)
Knight, Christopher. “Just How Contemporary?.” Los Angeles Times (December 15, 1996) pp. 3, 64 – 65
Pagel, David. “Lari Pittman.” Atelier (December 1996) pp. 32 – 43 [ill., cover]
Duncan, Michael. “Flash and Filigree.” Art in America (December 1996) pp. 64 – 71, 113 [ill., cover]
Kornblau, Gary. “Best of 1996.” Artforum (December 1996) p. 96 [ill.]
Knight, Christopher. “Best of 1996.” Artforum (December 1996) p. 91 [ill.]
“Flash Art News: Pittman Solo.” Flash Art (November/December 1996) p. 47
“Catalogs.” Communication Arts Design Annual (November 1996) p. 88 [ill.]
Wilson, Malin. “Coming to Our Senses.” Art Issues (November/December 1996) pp. 18 – 21 [ill.]
Cutajar, Mario. “The Democracy of Images.” Art + Text (November 1996) pp. 40 – 41 [ill.]
Dewan, Shaila. “Frill a Minute.” Houston Press (October 31 – November 6, 1996) p. 43 [ill.]
Johnson, Patricia C. “Colorful Chaos.” Houston Chronicle (October 18, 1996) pp. 1D, 4D [ill.]
Kent, Sarah. “Lari Pittman.” Time Out London (October 16 – 23, 1996)
Anspon, Catherine D. “Paintings that Speak with the Voice of the People.” Public News (October 2, 1996) p. 8
“The 100 Coolest People in Los Angeles.” Buzz (October 1996) [ill.]
“Pick of the Bunch: Lari Pittman.” Attitude Magazine (October 1996) 
Helfand, Glen. “Art Throb.” The Advocate (September 17, 1996) [ill.]
Relyea, Lane. “Lari Pittman: LACMA.” Artforum (September 1996) p. 104 [ill.]
Helfand, Glen. “Hope and Glamour: Pittman Retrospective is an Orgy of Glorious Desserts.” Bay Area Reporter (August 8, 1996) pp. 39 – 41 [ill.] 
Frank, Peter. “Pale Males.” L.A. Weekly (July 26 – August 1, 1996) pp. 38 – 40 [ill.]
Dambrot, Shana Nys. “Lari Pittman.” Hot Lava (August 1996) [ill.]
Smith, Richard. “Lari Pittman at the Los Angeles County Museum.” Artweek (August 1996) [ill.]
Chattopadhyay, Collette. “A Conversation with Lari Pittman, Artist.” Artweek (August 1996) pp. 19 – 20 [ill.]
Deitcher, David. “Pittman's Progress.” Out (August 1996) p. 44 [ill.]
Dambrot, Shana Ny. “Lari Pittman.” Hot Lava (August 1996) p. 28 – 33 [ill.]
Zellen, Jody. “Lari Pittman.” Artscene (July/August 1996) [ill.]
Knaff, Devorah L. “Allusions to Stories We Know--or Do We?.” The Press-Enterprise (Riverside) (July 28, 1996) [ill.]
Frank, Peter. “Pale Males: Giving up the White Man: Ed Moses, Lari Pittman and Tim Hawkinson.” L.A. Weekly (July 26, 1996) [ill.]
Levi, Lawrence. “Shows Not To Miss.” Art & Antiques (July 1996) [ill.]
Pagel, David. “A Powerful, Defining Moment.” Los Angeles Times (June 25, 1996) p. F1, F9 [ill., cover]
Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter. “Art About Life.” Si (Summer 1996) pp. 22 – 25, 78 [ill.]
Knight, Christopher. “When More Really is More.” Los Angeles Times (June 16, 1996) pp. 1, 8 – 9, 83 [ill., cover]
Pagel, David. “Lari Pittman.” Frieze (Summer 1996) pp. 78 – 79 [ill.]
“Joyful Noise: The Art of Lari Pittman.” Los Angeles County Museum of Art Magazine (June 1996) pp. 4 – 5 [ill., cover] 
Young, Paul. “Buzz Bets.” Buzz (June/July 1996) p. 34
Miles, Christopher. “Lari Pittman's Table Manners.” Detour Magazine (June/July 1996) pp. 140, 142 [ill.] 
Knight, Christopher. “Critics Pick.” Los Angeles Times (May 18, 1996) pp. SP 4, SP 10 [ill.]
Frank, Peter. “Critiques of Pure Abstraction, Lari Pittman Drawings.” L.A. Weekly (March 8 – 14, 1996) p. 126
Graham, Robert. “Pittman's Art Should Stand, Fail on Own Merit.” Los Angeles Times (March 4, 1996) p. F3
Greene, David. “LA Story.” Art Monthly No. 193 (February 1996) pp. 8 – 10 [ill.]
“Review of 'Drawings' Draws Anger.” Los Angeles Times (February 26, 1996) p. F3
Darling, Michael. “Nothing's Shocking.” Los Angeles Reader (February 23, 1996) p. 11 [ill.]
Wachs, Joel. “Pittman's Eloquent Voice.” Los Angeles Times (February 17, 1996) p. F16 
Wilson, William. “The Decadent Decor of Pittman's 'Drawings'.” Los Angeles Times (February 7, 1996) pp. 1, 5 [ill.]
Greene, David, A. “Lari Pittman at Regen Projects.” Art Issues (January/February 1996) p. 48 [ill.]
Knight, Christopher. “Faces to Watch in '96.” Los Angeles Times (January 16, 1996) p. 9 

 

1995    
Schmerler, Sarah. “Carroll Dunham and Lari Pittman.” Time Out (October 11–18, 1995) p. 29 [ill.]
Karmel, Pepe. “Dutch Wives, Phone Sex and Other Cheap Thrills.” The New York Times (September 22, 1995)
Relyea, Lane. “Fear and Loathing at the Whitney.” Frieze (Summer 1995) pp. 38 – 41
Avgikos, Jan. “1995 Biennial.” Artforum (Summer 1995) pp. 100 – 101, 136
Knight, Christopher. “Last Chance For Eden.” Art Issues (1995)
Pinto, Roberto. “Lari Pittman at Studio Guenzani.” Flash Art (April/May 1995) 
Giulivi, Ariella. “Lari Pittman at Studio Guenzani.” Tema Celeste (April/May 1995) 
Knight, Christopher. “Toning it Down at the Whitney.” Los Angeles Times (April 16, 1995) pp. 5, 54
Bonetti, David. “San Francisco Show and Tell.” Out Magazine (April 1995)
Bland, Celia. “Back to Basics.” Museums New York (March/April 1995) 
Behr, Martin. “Asprin auf Holz, Vinyl auf Folie.” Salzburger Nachricheten (March 11, 1995) p. 11
Giulivi, Ariella. “Passaggio a Oriente.” Tema Celeste (January – March 1995)
Hirsh, Faye. “Lari Pittman at Jay Gorney Modern Art.” Flash Art (January/February 1995) pp. 96 – 97 [ill.]   
Jones, Amelia. “Lari Pittman's Queer Feminism.” Art + Text (January 1995) pp. 36 – 42 [ill., cover]
Kandel, Susan. “Lari Pittman's Bucolic, Bizarre Paintings.” Los Angeles Times (1995) p. F20

 

1994    

Myers, Terry R. “A Hard Picture is Good to Find: Productivity and Value in the Work of Lari Pittman / Que gusto Encontrar una Pintura Dificil: Productividad y Valor en la Obra de Lari Pittman.” Atlantica (Winter 1994 – 1995) pp. 92 – 99, 177 – 180 [ill.]
Duncan, Michael. “L.A. Rising.” Art in America (December 1994) pp. 72 – 83 [ill.]
Gardner, Paul. “Lights, Canvas, Action: When Artists Go to Movies.” ArtNEWS (December 1994)
Myers, Terry R. “Painting Camp.” Flash Art (December 1994) p. 73 – 75 [ill.]
Scarborough, James. “Lari Pittman at Rosamund Felsen.” Art Press (November 1994)
Caricature of Lari Pittman. The New Yorker (October 24, 1994)
“Bound and Determined.” The New Yorker (October 24, 1994)
Servetar, Stuart. “True Lies, False Falseness & Defensive Vulnerability.” New York Press (October 19, 1994)
The Blind Man No. 3 (October 1994) [ill.]
Cotter, Holland. “Lari Pittman at Jay Gorney Modern Art.” The New York Times (September 30, 1994)
Myers, Terry R. “Lari Pittman at Jay Gorney.” Art + Auction (September 1994) p. 52 [ill.]
Frohman, Mark. “Owl Job.” Public News (May 18, 1994)
Chadwick, Susan. “Exciting Exhibit Displays Technical Mastery.” Houston Post (May 5, 1994)
Saltz, Jerry. “L.A. Rising.” Art + Auction (April 1994) pp. 88 – 91, 122 [ill.]
Knight, Christopher. “A Suggestion of Cultural Edginess.” Los Angeles Times (March 10, 1994) p. F1, F11
Gardner, Paul. “Is Art Good For You?.” ArtNEWS (March 1994)
Myers, Terry R. “Lari Pittman at Felsen Gallery.” New Art Examiner (March 1994) [ill.]
Duncan, Michael. “Lari Pittman at Rosamund Felsen.” Flash Art (March/April 1994) pp. 108 – 109 [ill.]
Smith, Roberta. “Group Shows of Every Kind...” The New York Times (February 25, 1994)
“The Space of Time.” Art Nexus (January – March 1994)

 

1993

Jones, Bill. “The Space of Time.” Poliester (December 1993)
Pagel, David. “A Visit to the Hyperactive World of Lari Pittman.” Los Angeles Times (December 4, 1993)
Pincus, Robert. “Pittman as Bright as Ever.” The San Diego Union-Tribune (November 28, 1993) [ill.]
Kimmelman, Michael. “The Exquisite Corpse Rises From the Dead.” The New York Times (November 7, 1993)
Muchnic, Suzanne. “Lari Pittman: Fast Forward.” ArtNEWS (November 1993)
Drohojowska, Hunter. “The Pleasure Posture.” Art Issues (November/December 1993) pp. 20 – 23 [ill.]
Clarkson, David. “Lari Pittman at Jay Gorney Modern Art.” Flash Art (October 1993)
Cameron, Dan. “What Goes Around...” Art + Auction (October 1993)
Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter. “She Deals in Dangerous Art.” Los Angeles Times (September 12, 1993)
The Paris Review Issue #127 (Summer 1993) [ill., cover]
Smith, Roberta. “Shades of a Rebirth for Painting.” The New York Times (June 18, 1993)
Rian, Jeff. “The 1993 Whitney Biennial: Everyone Loves a Fire.” Flash Art (May/June 1993) pp. 78 – 79
Deitcher, David. “Dividing the Sheep from the Goats.” Artforum (May 1993) pp. 13 – 14
Cottingham, Laura. “The Pleasure Principled.” Frieze (May 1993) pp. 10 – 15 [ill.]
Duncan, Michael. “LAX Lifts Off.” Art in America (April 1993) pp. 51 – 55
Schjeldahl, Peter. “Art + Politics = Biennial/Missing: The Pleasure Principal.” Village Voice (March 16, 1993)
Knight, Christopher. “Whitney Biennial: Crushed By It's Good Intentions.” Los Angeles Times (March 10, 1993)
Smith, Roberta. “At the Whitney Biennial With a Social Conscience.” The New York Times (March 5, 1993)
Dell'Orso, Silvia. “L'artista-Rambo non abita piu qui.” Il Giornale Dell'Arte (March 1993)     
Gimelson, Deborah. “The Whitney Biennial: The Show the Art World Loves to Hate.” Mirabella (March 1993)
Nesweda, Peter. “Lari Pittman at Krinzinger.” Forum (January/February 1993)

 

1992

Cameron, Dan. “Sweet Thing.” Artforum (December 1992) pp. 58 – 59 [ill., cover]
Cooper, Dennis, and Yancy C. “Lari Pittman: The August Vigilante.” Artforum (December 1992) pp. 54 – 57 [ill., cover]
Frohmann, Gunther, “Ganz schon Lax.” Wirtschafts Woche (November 1992)
Trenkler, Thomas. “Gar Nicht Lax und Etwas Bescheiden.” Observer (November 5, 1992)
Myers, Terry R. “Lari Pittman at Arthur Roger: Fear Strikes Out.” QW (October 4, 1992)
Adams, Brooks. Art in America (September 1992) p. 123 [ill.]
Pagel, David. “Helter Skelter.” Art Issues (May/June 1992) pp. 32 – 33 [ill.]
Smith, Roberta. The New York Times (May 15, 1992)
Bonami, Francesco. “US Pain: New American Figuration.” Flash Art (May/June 1992)     
The New Yorker (April 27, 1992)
Kandel, Susan. “Lari Pittman.” Arts (April 1992)
Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter. “Helter Skelter: LA Raw.” ArtNEWS (April 1992)
Davis, Bruce. “Artists' Books.” Art Issues (March/April 1992) p. 31
“Goings on About Town.” The New Yorker (March 30, 1992)
Smith, Roberta. “Lari Pittman.” The New York Times (March 27, 1992)
Merrill, R.J. “A Conversation with Lari Pittman.” Artweek (March 19, 1992)
Carlson, Lance. “Darkness and Light.” Artweek (March 19, 1992)
Clothier, Peter. “Lari Pittman.” ArtNEWS (February 1992)
Rugoff, Ralph. “MoCA's Helter Skelter and the Art of Our Times - Apocalypse Noir.” L.A. Weekly (January 31 – February 6, 1992)
Knight, Christopher. “An Art of Darkness at MOCA.” Los Angeles Times (January 28, 1992)
Muchnic, Suzanne. “Helter Skelter: Art in the City of Angeles and Demons.” Los Angeles Times (January 26, 1992)
Zellen, Jody. “Lari Pittman at Felsen.” Arts (January 1992)
Whitington, G. Luther. “Post.” Art + Auction (January 1992)

    

1991

Weissman, Benjamin. “Lari Pittman at Felsen.” Artforum (December 1991) pp. 109 – 110 [ill.]
Pagel, David. “A Thrill A Minute: Pittman at Felsen.” Los Angeles Times (November 7, 1991)
Pagel, David. “Lari Pittman.” Bomb Magazine (Winter 1991)

 

1990    

Parks, K.D. “Lari Pittman.” Exposure (October 1990)
Friis-Hansen, Dana. “The LA Art Scene.” Art New England (September 1990)
Selwyn, Marc. “Lari Pittman.” Flash Art (May/June 1990) [ill.]
Scarborough, James. “Carving Out a Niche.” Artweek (May 17, 1990)
Britton, Donald. “Cover.” Art Issues (May 1990) p. 36 [ill., cover]
Carlson, Lance. “Lari Pittman.” New Art Examiner (April 1990)
Snow, Shauna. “Faces.” Los Angeles Times (March 4, 1990)
Geer, Susan. “Lari Pittman.” Los Angeles Times (February 16, 1990)

 

1989    

Curtis, Cathy. “Lari Pittman.” Los Angeles Times (August 18, 1989)
Weissman, Benjamin. “Lari Pittman.” Art Issues (May 1989)
Kandel, Susan. “Lari Pittman.” Arts Magazine (April 1989)
Selwyn, Marc. “Lari Pittman.” Flash Art (March 1989)
Gerstler, Amy. “Lari Pittman.” Artforum (March 1989)
Knight, Christopher. “Pittman Paints in His Own Language.” Los Angeles Herald Examiner (January 27, 1989)
Kandel, Susan. “Pick of the Week.” L.A. Weekly (January 27 – February 2, 1989)
Curtis, Cathy. “Lari Pittman.” Los Angeles Times (January 13, 1989)
Kelley, Mike. “Foul Perfection: Thoughts on Caricature.” Artforum (January 1989)

 

1988    

Fehlau, Fred. “Lari Pittman - A Close Reading.” Visions (Winter 1988)
Clothier, Peter. “Lari Pittman.” ArtNEWS (September 1988)
Muchnic, Suzanne. “Cohesive Show Looks at Life from 'Distance'.” Los Angeles Times (April 27, 1988)
Leigh, Christian. “LA Hot and Cool - the Eighties.” Artforum (April 1988)
Gardner, Colin. “Cal Arts: Skeptical Belief(s).” Artforum (April 1988)
Flam, Jack. “LA's Growing Art Scene.” The Wall Street Journal (March 9, 1988)
Pincus, Robert L. “Cal Arts Alumni Show: Skeptical Beliefs in a Variety of Ways.” San Diego Union (February 28, 1988)
Muchnic, Suzanne. Los Angeles Times (February 19, 1988)
Knight, Christopher. “Majestic Mementos.” Los Angeles Times (February 19, 1988)

 

1987    

Cotter, Holland. “Eight Artists Interviewed.” Art in America (May 1987)
Knight, Christopher. “Whitney Show Reflects Calm After Storm.” Los Angeles Herald Examiner (May 1987)
Wolff, Theodore F. “Fun Flashy and Fashionable.” The Christian Science Monitor (April 16, 1987)
Brenson, Michael. “Art: Whitney Biennial's New Look.” The New York Times (April 10, 1987)
“LA Art Star Has a Stroke of Ingenious Reinvention.” Los Angeles Herald Examiner (February 22, 1987)
Wilson, William. Los Angeles Times (February 20, 1987)
Gipe, Lawrence. “Against Irony.” L.A. Weekly (February 13 – 19, 1987)

 

1986

McDonald, Robert. “Pittman Proves the Ugly Can Offer Fascination.” Los Angeles Times (October 21, 1986)
“Paintings of Lari Pittman Are Multi-faceted, Engaging.” The San Diego Union (October 2, 1986)
Gardner, Colin. “Lari Pittman.” Artforum (April 1986)
Drohojowska, Hunter. “Lari Pittman.” ArtNEWS (February 1986)

 

1985    

Gipe, Lawrence. “Pick of the Week.” L.A. Weekly (December 13–19, 1985)
Knight, Christopher. “Pittman's Newest Work Radical.” Los Angeles Herald Examiner (December 8, 1985)
Muchnic, Suzanne. “Lari Pittman.” Los Angeles Times (November 29, 1985)
Mallinson, Constance. “Lari Pittman at Rosamund Felsen.” Art in America (February 1985)
Gardner, Colin. “Lari Pittman.” Flash Art (January 1985)

 

1984    

Drohojowska, Hunter. “Lari Pittman at Felsen Gallery.” Los Angeles Herald Examiner (October 26, 1984)
Gardner, Colin. “Art in Los Angeles.” Reader (October 26, 1984)
Lloyd, Robert. “Weekend in LA.” Los Angeles Herald Examiner (October 26, 1984)
Pincus, Robert L. “Lari Pittman.” Los Angeles Times (October 5, 1984)
Baltz, Jon Robin. “Art: The Mexican Connection.” Reader (May 18, 1984)

 

1983    

Howe, Katherine. “Los Angeles - New York Exchange.” Images & Issues (November/December 1983)
Rose, Robert C. “New Works at Mandeville by 5 'Emerging' Painters.” Los Angeles Times (October 8, 1983)
Albright, Thomas. “LA Artists in an Exchange Show Here.” San Francisco Chronicle (May 30, 1983)
Curtis, Cathy. “Up From the South.” Artweek (May 28, 1983)
Larsen, Susan C. “Lari Pittman.” Artforum (May 1983)
Knechtel, Tom. “A Wistful Angst.” Artweek (January 22, 1983)
Wilson, William. “Lari Pittman.” Los Angeles Times (January 14, 1983)