David Kordansky Gallery

  • Russell Hill Road October, 2016, acrylic, collage and glitter on canvas, 88 x 77 inches (223.5 x 195.6 cm)
  • Chris Martin, 2016, Unlimited, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland, Installation view
  • Swamp Music, 2016, acrylic, oil and collage on canvas, 135 x 118 inches (342.9 x 299.7 cm)
  • Chris Martin, 2016, Studio Rondinone, New York, NY, Installation view
  • October, 2016, acrylic, collage and polymer medium on canvas, 236 x 135 inches (599.4 x 342.9 cm)
  • Untitled, 2016, marker on paper, 17 x 15 inches (43.2 x 38.1 cm), framed: 20 1/4 x 18 1/4 x 1 3/4 inches (51.4 x 46.4 x 4.4 cm)
  • Chris Martin, 2015, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland, Installation view
  • Untitled, 2015, oil, acrylic, and glitter on canvas, 28 x 22 x 2 inches (71.1 x 55.9 x 5.1 cm)
  • Moonrise #2, 2015, acrylic on canvas, 78 x 60 x 1 3/4 inches (198.1 x 152.4 x 4.4 cm)
  • Musicians in the Landscape, 2012-2015, oil, glitter, and collage on canvas, 75 x 70 inches (190.5 x 177.8 cm)
  • Mardi-Gras Sunrise for Little Miss Saigon, 2014, glitter and acrylic on canvas, 88 x 77 x 1.88 inches (223.5 x 195.6 x 4.8 cm)
  • Yellow, Green, Red (& Blue), 2013, Karma, New York, NY, Installation view
  • Submarine Wharf - XXXL Painting, 2013, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Installation view
  • The Talking Heads Painting, 2013, acrylic, glitter, and collaged vinyl on canvas, 48 x 39 inches (121.9 x 99.1 cm)
  • For Paul Thek (Lobsters), 2008-2012, oil, spray paint, and collage on canvas, 45 x 37 inches (114.3 x 94 cm)
  • Chris Martin: Painting Big, 2011, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Installation view
  • Staring into the Sun, 2011, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany, Installation view
  • Staring into the Sun, 2011, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany, Installation view
  • Smoking and Drumming, 2011, pencil on paper, 35 x 23 inches (88.9 x 58.4 cm), framed: 38 1/4 x 26 1/4 x 1 3/4 inches (97.2 x 66.7 x 4.4 cm)
  • Bus Maniac, 2008-2011, oil and collage on canvas, 54 x 45.13 inches (137.2 x 114.6 cm)
  • Untitled, 2007, acrylic and marker on felt, 20 x 14 inches (50.8 x 35.6 cm), framed: 23 1/4 x 17 1/4 x 1 3/4 inches (59.1 x 43.8 x 4.4 cm)
  • Untitled, 2004, acrylic on leaf, 7 x 5 inches (17.8 x 12.7 cm), framed: 10 x 8 x 1 3/4 inches (25.4 x 20.3 x 4.4 cm)
  • Water (7x7), 1999-2000, acrylic on canvas, 118.11 x 142.91 inches (300 x 363 cm)
  • Untitled, 2000, acrylic and ballpoint pen on paper, 12 x 18 inches (30.5 x 45.7 cm), framed: 15 1/4 x 21 1/4 x 1 3/4 inches (38.7 x 54 x 4.4 cm)
  • =6=7=8..., 1987-1995, oil on canvas, 16.14 x 14.17 inches (41 x 36 cm)
  • Homage to Alfred + Bill #5, 1982-1995, oil, felt on canvas, 18.11 x 12 inches (46 x 31 cm)
  • Griffin, 1988, oil on paper, 16 1/4 x 15 1/4 inches (41.3 x 38.7 cm), framed: 19 1/2 x 18 1/2 x 1 3/4 inches (49.5 x 47 x 4.4 cm)

Biography

born 1954, Washington, D.C.
lives and works in Brooklyn, NY


EDUCATION

1992
BFA, Certificate of Art Therapy, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

1972-1975
Yale University, New Haven, CT


SELECTED SOLO / TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
(*indicates a publication)

2018
Black Light, curated by Enrique Juncosa, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

2017
Paris TAZ, VNH Gallery, Paris, France
Sommer Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

2016
Chris Martin: works on paper, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
studio rondinone, New York, NY
Saturn Returns, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2015
*Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
Rectangle, Brussels, Belgium
*Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
Three Black Paintings (1992-1996), Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

2014
Pirate Utopias, Half Gallery, New York, NY
*Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
KOW, Berlin, Germany

2013
*Yellow, Green, Red (& Blue), Karma, New York, NY
David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2012
Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY
Chris Martin, organized by Mary Grace Wright, Shoot the Lobster, Martos Gallery, New York, NY

2011
*Staring into the Sun, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany
Chris Martin: Painting Big, curated by Sarah Newman, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

2010
*Joe Bradley & Chris Martin, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY
*KOW, Berlin, Germany

2009
Works on Paper, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY

2008
*Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY

2007
Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2006
Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA

2005
Uta Scharf Gallery, New York
Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2001
*Malca Fine Arts, New York
Galapagos Art and Performance Space, Brooklyn, NY
Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2000
Galapagos Art and Performance Space, Brooklyn, NY

1998
Bill Maynes Gallery, New York

1997
*Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

1996
Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston, MA

1995
Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA

1992
John Good Gallery, New York, NY

1991
Jiminez & Algus Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

1990
*John Good Gallery, New York, NY

1988
Diane Brown Gallery, New York, NY
Philippe Briet Gallery, New York


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
(*indicates a non-periodical book, catalog, or other publication)

2017
Sommer Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
Black Light, curated by Enrique Juncosa, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Animal Farm, curated by Sadie Laska, The Brant Foundation Art Study Center, Greenwich, CT
Please fasten your seat belt as we are experiencing some turbulence, Leo Xu Projects, Shanghai, China
Drawing Island, Journal Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Thinking Out Loud: Notes on an Evolving Collection, The Warehouse, Dallas, TX
Hobson-Jobson, curated by Adam Beris, BBQLA, Los Angeles, CA

2016
Implosion 20, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
*A Way Of Living, APALAZZOGALLERY, Brescia, Italy
Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco, CA
*Home is Where You’re Happy, EMBASSY, Los Angeles, CA
Nice Weather, curated by David Salle, Skarstedt Gallery, New York, NY

2015
#CrowdedHouse, Harper’s Books, East Hampton, New York, NY
Z-ing, Richard Telles, Los Angeles, CA
Call and Response, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, NY

2014
Spaced Out: Migration to the Interior, curated by Phong Bui, Red Bull Studios, New York, NY
Displayed, curated by Matthew Higgs, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
I was a double, curated by Ian Berry and David Lang, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
Thatʼs The Neighbor, Always Dressing These Boulders In The Yard, organized by Torey Thornton, The Suzanne Geiss Company, New York, NY
Bloodflames Revisited, curated by Phong Bui, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY
The Journal Gallery, Venus Over Manhattan, New York, NY

2013
Personal Choice, Galleria Il Capricorno, Venice, Italy
LAT. 41° 7′ N., LONG. 72° 19′ W, organized by Bob Nickas, Martos Gallery, East Marion, NY
From Radiance and Dissolution, curated by Margarida Mendes, Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler, Berlin, Germany
Woods, Lovely, Dark, and Deep, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY
Submarine Wharf – XXXL Painting, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Mushroom Hunter, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Banned in D.C., organized by Mark Dagley, Ventana224, Brooklyn, NY

2012
Believers, KOW, Berlin, Germany
LOVE, One River Gallery, Englewood, NJ
Pillow Talk, Ille Arts, Amagansett, NY
Eagles, Marlborough Gallery, Madrid, Spain
Mediated Iconography, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London, England
Creature From the Blue Lagoon, Bridgehampton Biennial, Martos Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY
Home Again, Again, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Painting Now, Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland
Best of 2012, Soloway, Brooklyn, NY

2011
abstraction/quotidien, Passerelle Centre dʼart contemporain, Brest, France
bodybraingame, curated by Hudson, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Pure Freude, curated by Johnny Mullen, Nationalmuseum, Düsseldorf, Germany
2011 Bridgehampton Biennial, Martos Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY We Regret to Inform
You There is Currently No Space or Place for Abstract Painting, Martos Gallery, New York, NY

2010
Friends in High Places, Christopher Henry Gallery, New York, NY
Jr. and Sons, curated by Joe Bradley, Zach Feuer, New York, NY
Devotion, Zurcher Studio, New York, NY
Salad Days, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2009
*Abstract America, Saatchi Gallery, London, England
Put it on Paper, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY
Inside Abstraction – Part 1, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Forgotten in the Smile, curated by Matteo Callegari, Envoy Enterprises, New York, NY
Aberrant Abstraction: Keltie Ferris, Chris Martin, Cordy Ryman, Agathe Snow, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS

2008
Charismatic Abstraction, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Present Tense, Spanierman Modern, New York, NY
Works on Paper, Bravin Lee Programs, New York, NY
Unnameable Things, Artspace, New Haven, CT
Shape Shifters, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY and University of North Carolina, Pembroke, NC

2007
Block Party II: An Exhibition of Drawings, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Heralds of Creative Anachronism, DʼAmelio Terras, New York, NY
Unfathom, Max Protetch, New York, NY
Painting as Fact – Fact as Fiction, de Pury & Luxembourg Gallerie, Zurich, Switzerland

2006
Abstract, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY
Invitational Exhibit, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
Getting It Right, OSP Gallery, Boston, MA
Block Party: An Exhibition of Drawings, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Leslie Roberts, Chris Martin, Gelah Penn, Holiday Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Everywhichway, Thorpe Gallery, New York, NY
Inside Out, Byrdcliffe Arts Colony, Woodstock, NY
Mirror of Our Obsessions and Fears, Black and White Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
War Is Over, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2005
The Painted World, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY
Meditative, Feature Inc, New York, NY
Paint It Black, Betty Cuningham Gallery, New York, NY
Work On Paper, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Field Questions, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
30th Anniversary Exhibition, Andre Zarre Gallery, New York, NY

2004
Art of the Neighborhood, Tastes Like Chicken Art Space, Brooklyn, NY
In Face of Silence, Karl Ernst Osthaus Museum, Hagen, Germany
Contemporary New York, J. Johnson Gallery, Jacksonville Beach, FL
Naked, June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Portland, ME
Luck of the Drawn, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
Peace, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Counterpoise, Studio 18 Gallery, New York, NY
The Color Imperative, N3 Project Space, Brooklyn, NY

2003
The Invisible Thread, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island, NY
Clear Intentions, The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
The Incredible Lightness of Being Black and White Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2002
Integrated Sensibilities, Andre Zarre Gallery, New York, NY
All Drawing, Gallery 817, Philadelphia, PA
Merry, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2001
Made in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Rail Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Waiting List, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
Luck of the Drawn, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
Expanding Tradition, Deutsche Bank Gallery, New York, NY

2000
Significant Pursuits: Paint and Geometry, Smack Mellon Studios, Brooklyn, NY
Painting Abstraction, New York Studio School, New York, NY
Fundamental Occurrences, Malca Fine Art, New York, NY
Flashlight, Flipside Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
An Homage to Albert Pinkham Ryder, The State of the Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

1999
Rage for Art, Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

1998
Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
The Word on Art, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick, ME
Paintings, N3 Project Space, Brooklyn, NY

1997
Alive and Well – New Painting, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
Current Undercurrents – Working in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
*Christ in Recent New York Art, Walsh Art Gallery, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT
Blanc and White, Mott Works Gallery, New York

1994
Review/Preview, Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA
Le Temps dʼun Dessin, Galerie de lʼEcole des Beaux Arts, Lorient, France

1993
Arena Gallery, New York, Contemporary Drawing Part 2
Four Walls at PS1- Seven Rooms/Seven Shows, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY

1992
A New American Flag, Max Protech Gallery, New York, NY

1991
Visions/Revisions: Selections from the Contemporary Collection, The Denver Museum, Denver, CO
Ecstasy, Dooley La Cappellina Gallery, New York, NY
Works on Paper, John Good Gallery, New York, NY
Young American Painters, Tavelli Gallery, Aspen, CO

1990
Words a Symbols, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT Aids Timeline
1991, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
Shaman: Apfulbaum, Bueys, Droese, Lucas, Martin, Polke, John Good Gallery, New York, NY
Provocative Abstraction: New Painting New York, Karl Bornstein Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1989
Contemporary Abstract Painting, HBO Headquarters, New York, NY
Post Modern Painters, John Good Gallery, New York, NY
Lannan Acquisitions, La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
Painting Between Awareness and Desire, Cyrus Gallery, New York, NY

1988
*Sightings – Drawing with Color, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, Institute of North American Studies, Barcelona, Spain
*Selections from the Edward Albee Collection, Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, PA

1987
*Working in Brooklyn/Painting, The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
*Romantic Science, curated by Stephen Westfall, One Penn Plaza, New York


SELECTED PERFORMANCES

1996
The Desert (for Thomas Merton), 14th Street Subway, New York, NY

1994
Stories from the South Brooklyn Health Center (Healing Circle), Mustard Factory, Brooklyn, NY

1993
45 Minutes Worth (Dedicated to Thomas Merton), Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
Seventh Circle of Hell – City of the Red Night, collaboration with Hit and Run Theater, Brooklyn, NY

1992
Thereʼs No Inside Thereʼs No Outside, Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY

1991
Miles is in the Soup with Moon Woman, Jiminez & Algus Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
An Analysis of Paul Kleeʼs Heroic Strokes of the Bow, John Good Gallery, New York, NY

1990
The Silence of Joseph Beuys is Overrated, Crosby Street, New York, NY


FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

2002
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship

1999
Pollack – Krasner Foundation Award

1996
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship

1993
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship

1990
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship

1987
American Academy and Institute for the Arts and Letters
Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Award


CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2012
Special Blend, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


TEXTS BY THE ARTIST
(*indicates a non-periodical book, catalog, or other publication)

2005
“Buddhism, Landscape, and the Absolute Truth About Abstract Painting,” The Brooklyn Rail, April 1, 2005

2003
“Everything is Finished, Nothing is Dead: An Article About Abstract Painting,” The Brooklyn Rail, April 1, 2003

1998
*On My Painting, New York: Bill Maynes Gallery, 1998


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(*indicates a non-periodical book, catalog, or other publication)

2013
*Chris Martin: Drawings, edited by Dan Nadel, Brooklyn: PictureBox, 2013
*304 + COVER: Chris Martin, New York: bearpuff press, 2013
*320 + COVER: Chris Martin, New York, bearpuff press, 2013

2011
*Chris Martin: Staring into the Sun, texts by Gergor Jansen, Elodie Evers, Lars Bang Larson, Alexander Koch, and Bob Nickas, Cologne: Buchhandlung Walther König, 2011

2010
*280 + COVER: Chris Martin, New York: bearpuff press, 2010

2008
*Chris Martin, text by Bruce Hainley, New York: Mitchell-Innes & Nash, 2008

2004
*The Invisible Thread – Buddhist Spirit in Contemporary Art, texts by Robyn Brentano, Roger Lipsey, Lilly Wei, New York: Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, 2004

2001
*Chris Martin, texts by Daniel Baird and Geoffrey Young, New York: Malca Fine Arts Gallery, 2001

1998
*Chris Martin, text by Peter Halley, Brooklyn: Pierogi Gallery, 1997

1997
*The One Chosen: Images of Christ in Recent New York Art, texts by Regnerus Steesma and James Blaettler, Fairfield: Walsh Art Gallery, Fairfield University, 1997
*Chris Martin, text by Peter Halley, Brooklyn: Pierogi Gallery, 1997

1996
*Morgan, Robert C., Art Into Ideas: Essays on Conceptual Art, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996, p. 201

1990
*Chris Martin, text by Ann Lauterbach, New York: John Good Gallery, 1990

1988
*Sightings – Drawing with Color, text by Donald Kuspit, Brooklyn and Barcelona: Pratt Institute and Institute of North American Studies, 1988
*Selections from the Edward Albee Collection, text by David Rubin, Reading: Freedman Gallery, Albright College, 1988

1987
*Romantic Science, text by Stephen Westfall, New York: One Penn Plaza, 1987


BIBLIOGRAPHY
(*indicates non-periodical book, catalog, or other publication)

2017
*Chris Martin: Paintings, edited by Dan Nadel, texts by Trinie Dalton, Dan Nadel, Glenn O’Brien, and Nancy Princenthal, Los Angeles, New York, and Milan: David Kordansky Gallery, Anton Kern Gallery, and Skira, 2017
Martin, Chris, “‘Three Painters – Three Friends,” Turps, Issue 17, 2017
True, Stephen, “EJ HAUSER ‘ME +YOU’,” The Brooklyn Rail, ArtSeen, February 26-April 2, 2017

2016
*“Chris Martin,” written by Daniel Sturgis, Vitamin P3: New Perspective in Painting, London and New York: Phaidon, 2016, pp. 176-179
*How To See: Looking talking and thinking about Art, text by David Salle, New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2016
“Display Only,” L’Official Art, Exhibitons, December 2016, pp. 128-129
Nelson, Karin, “Enter Dior: 7 Artists Take On The Iconic Lady Dior Bag,” WMagazine.com, November 4, 2016
Iredale, Jessica, “Portraits Of a Lady,” Women’s Wear Daily, November 4, 2016, pp. 1, 4
Iredale, Jessica, “Dior plans to open a Lady Dior Art pop-up space in Beverly Hills,” LATimes.com, November 4, 2016
Garner, Dwight, “Review: David Salle’s ‘How to See,’ a Painter’s Guide to Looking at and Discussing Art,” The New York Times, October 19, 2016, p. C4
Tarasoff, Sabrina, “Chris Martin at David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles,” Purple.fr, purple Art, June 2, 2016
Wagley, Catherine, “A Maniacal Cartoon Cobra Slithers Into a Mid-Wilshire Gallery,” LAWeekly.com, May 18, 2016
Indrisek, Scott, “David Salle Tests the Weather at Skarstedt Gallery,” BlouinArtInfo.com, April 14, 2016
“Chris Martin: David Kordansky Gallery,” ArtAddict.net, April 13, 2016
Mills, Katelynn, “‘This is how it’s done’: David Salle Curates Recent Painting”, ArtCritical.com, April 8, 2016
Steer, Emily, “Sparkle and Sincerity,” Elephant, Issue 26, Spring 2016, pp. 134-141
“Exhibition of new paintings by Chris Martin occupies both of David Kordansky’s exhibition spaces,” artdaily.com, April 12, 2016
Lesser, Casey, and Alexxa Gotthardt, “The L.A. Artist-Run Galleries You Need to Know,” Artsy.net, February 12, 2016
Herriman, Kat, “How Five New York Artist Couples Share Space,” NYTimes.com, T Magazine, February 11, 2016

2015
“Miami: Art Basel Miami Beach Selected Works Part 16,” ContemporaryArtDaily.com, December 10th, 2015
Boucher, Brian, “Highlights From Art Basel in Miami Beach, aka the Billionaires’ Black Friday,” artnet.com, December 3, 2015
Katz, Alex, “Chris Martin,” Frieze Masters, 2015, p. 104-105
Yau, John, “Two Ways of Making a Painting in the 21st Century,” Hyperallergic.com, July 19, 2015
Indrisek, Scott, “Painting, Tongue Firmly in Cheek: David Shrigley Gets Colorful at Anton Kern,” BlouinArtInfo.com, April 17, 2015
Salle, David, “Structure Rising: David Salle On ‘The Forever Now’ At MoMA,” ArtNews.com, February 23, 2015

2014
*Chris Martin, text by Bob Nickas, New York: Anton Kern Gallery and Karma, 2014
Pensato, Joyce, “Pt. 2 Chris Martin and Joyce Pensato,” Kaleidoscope, No. 22, Fall 2014, pp. 88-97
Bui, Phong, “Unified Filed of Unexpected Radiance,” The Brooklyn Rail, November 2014, p. 60
Frahm, Nicolai, “My Highlights from Art Basel in Miami Beach 2014,” Artsy.net, November 26, 2014
Schwendener, Martha, “Chris Martin,” The New York Times, November 7, 2014, p. C30
Halle, Howard, “Chris Martin,” Time Out New York, November 6 – 12, 2014, p. 36
Beeson, John, “Chris Martin, KOW,” Artforum, October 2014, p. 295
“The Tang Teaching Museum presents the Quiet Music Festival,” SkidmoreNews.com, October 20, 2014
Boucher, Brian, “The Lookout: Chris Martin,” ArtInAmerica.com, October 15, 2014
Indrisek, Scott, “A Weird Trip With Mushrooms, Painting Raccoons, and Kitty Litter,” BlouinArtInfo.com, October 13, 2014
Schmidt, Benjamin, “Phong Bui Brings ‘Spaced Out: Migration to the Interior’ Exhibit To Red Bull Studios,” TheSource.com, October 13, 2014
Zevita, Steven, “Must-see Painting Shows: October 2014,” HuffingtonPost.com, October 10, 2014
Sud, Dhruv, “A New Psychedelic Art Exhibition Is Coming to Red Bull Studios New York,” Complex.com, September 22, 2014
“Galleries: Marti’s arboreal fantasies at Locks,” Philly.com, September 7, 2014
Wilk, Elvia, “Chris Martin ‘Cool Drink on a Hot Day’, KOW, Berlin,” Spike, Summer 2014, pp. 143-144
Russeth, Andrew, “‘Displayed’ at Anton Kern Gallery,” GalleristNY.com, July 23, 2014
Armstrong, Lindsay, “Gallery Show Brings Williamsburg Edge to UES,” DNAInfo.com, June 4, 2014
Barna, Ben, “Defining Moments | Reflections on the Magic of the Journal Gallery, From the Artists Who Show There,” TMagazine.com, May 28, 2014
Samet, Jennifer, “Beer with a Painter: Chris Martin,” Hyperallergic.com, March 22, 2014
Johnson, Ken, “The Age of Small Things,” The New York Times, February 7, 2014, p. C27
Buhmann, Stephanie, “Buhmann on Art,” TheVillager.com, February 6, 2014

2013
Simonini, Ross, “Interview with Chris Martin,” The Believer, November/December 2013, pp. 45-51
“SFAQ Pick: Chris Martin solo exhibition at David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles,” SFAQOnline.com, October 16, 2013
Silver, Leigh, “LA Art Galleries You Should Know About: David Kordansky Gallery,” Complex.com, October 8, 2013
Reynolds, Cory, “Chris Martin,” Artbook.com/blog, July 17, 2013
Karmel, Pepe, “The Golden Age of Abstraction: Right Now,” ARTnews, April 2013, pp. 66-73
Berg, Tatiana, “Love,” ArtPulseMagazine.com, January 2013

2012
Rubinstein, Raphael, “Top 10 in Painting,” ArtInAmerica.com, News, December 2012
“Northern New Jersey: The Trendy New Hot Spot For Innovative Contemporary Art?,” CBS News, November 2012
Fujimoro, Sachi, “One River Gallery and School of Art and Design opens in Englewood,” NorthJersey.com, November 2012
Butler, Sharon, “Artists as Curators: Stephen Truax,” TwoCoatsofPaint.com, November 2012
Seel, Rebecca, “Chris Martin at Mitchell-Innes & Nash,” GalleristNY.com, March 2, 2012
Sam, Sherman, “Chris Martin: Kunsthalle Düsseldorf,” Artforum, Reviews, April 2012, pp. 226-227
Yau, John, “Under the Sign of the Gnome,” Hyperallergic.com, February 2012
Ganz, John, “Interview,” Riot of Perfume, February 2012
Belcove, Julie “Chris Martin at Mitchell-Innes & Nash,” 1stDibs.com, January 2012

2011
Princenthal, Nancy, “Wake-Up Call,” Art in America, October 2011, pp. 124-131
Weil, Rex, “Review: Chris Martin, Corcoran Gallery of Art,” ARTnews, Up Now, October 2011, p. 112
Rosenberg, Karen, “All Nooks, Crannies, Bedrooms and Trees Are Backdrops for Art” The New York Times, August 8, 2011, p. C5
Gilbert, Sophie, “The Artist,” The Washingtonian, Best of Issue, July 2011, pp. 62-69
Nickas, Bob, “Chris Martin: Painting Big,” Artforum, Previews, April 2011, p. 138
Morgan, Rachel, “Pump Up The Volume,” Observer.com, April 2011

2010
Lehrer-Graiwer, Sarah, “Chris Martin,” Artforum.com, Critics’ Pick, May 2010
Schambelan, Elizabeth, “Joe Bradley and Chris Martin,” Artforum, Reviews, March 2010, p. 330

2009
Barzilay Freund, Anthony, “Chris Martin,” Elle Décor, October 2009, p. 86
Licata, Christine, “Chris Martin: Works on Paper at Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York,” Art on Paper, May 2009, p. 93

2008
Berlind, Robert, “Chris Martin,” Art in America, September 2008, pp. 167-168
Siena, James, “Artists on Artists: Chris Martin,” Bomb Magazine, Issue 103, Spring 2008, p. 50
Olsen, Craig, “In Conversation: Chris Martin with Craig Olsen,” The Brooklyn Rail, February 2008
Morse, Trent, “Color and Wonder fill World of Artists Chris Martin,” WG Arts, February 2008
“Chris Martin,” The New Yorker, February 25, 2008
Coates, Jennifer, “Chris Martin,” TimeOut.com, February 17, 2008
Cohen, David, “Soul Revival,” The New York Sun, February 14, 2008
Smith, Roberta, “Art in Review: Chris Martin,” The New York Times, February 8, 2008, p. E35

2007
MacAdam, Barbara, “The New Abstraction,” ARTnews, April 2007, pp. 110-115
Grosz, David, “Abstract,” The New York Sun, January 4, 2007, p. 12
Unsigned, “Abstract,” The New Yorker, January 1, 2007

2006
Mueller, Stephen, “Abstract Spaces,” Gay City News, December 21-27, 2006, p. 21
Hainley, Bruce, “Chris Martin,” Artforum, March 2006, p. 301
TRM, “Chris Martin,” Modern Painters, March 2006, p. 119

2005
Wei, Lilly, “Chris Martin,” ARTnews, December 2005, p. 148
White, Roger, “The Painted World,” The Brooklyn Rail, December 2005
Johnson, Ken, “P.S.1: The Painted World,” The New York Times, November 18, 2005, p. E28
Johnson, Ken, “The Painted World,” The New York Times, November 11, 2005, p. E33
Saltz, Jerry, “Odd Artist Out,” The Village Voice, October 12, 2005, p. 113
Yau, John, “Chris Martin,” The Brooklyn Rail, October 2005, p. 27
Maine, Stephen, “Dateline Brooklyn,” Artnet.com, October 14, 2005
Moyer, Carrie, “Aesthetic Scavenger Hunt,” Gay City News, October 20, 2005, p. 19
Gilbert Deborah, “Martin Show At Sideshow Rocks,” Neighborhood News, October 6, 2005, p. 14
La Rocco, Ben, “Chris Martin,” Artcritical.com, October 2005
Kalm, James, “Chris Martin,” Wagmag, September, 2005, p. 4
Cotter, Holland, “Meditative,” The New York Times, August 5, 2005, p. E28
Mullarkey, Maureen, “Paint It With Black,” The New York Sun, July 21, 2005
Kalm, James, “Works on Paper,” The Brooklyn Rail, July 2005
Naves, Mario, “I See A Canvas And I Want It Painted Black,” The New York Observer, August 1, 2005, p. 16

2002
Kalm, James, “Burma Buddha and Clyfford Still – Comments by Chris Martin,” NY Arts Magazine, June 2002, p. 37
Tomassio, Longhi, “Integrated Sensibilities,” The Brooklyn Rail, June 2002

2001
Johnson, Ken, “Chris Martin,” The New York Times, March 9, 2001, p. E36
Johnson, Ken, “Chris Martin,” NYTimes.com, March 2, 2001
Kalm, James, “Chris Martin Long Lake,” NY Arts Magazine, March 2001, p. 69
Morgan, Robert, “Intimate Art,” Tema Celeste Magazine, May 2001, p. 38
Schmerler, Sarah, “Gallery Beat,” Art on Paper, July 2001, p. 79
Youens, Rachel, “The Manhattan Scene,” The Brooklyn Rail, March 2001

2000
Schmerler, Sarah, “Flashlight – Flipside Gallery,” Time Out Magazine, April 20 2000, p. 62
Kalm, James, “An Homage to Albert Pinkham Ryder,” NY Arts Magazine, April 2000, p. 71
Morgan, Robert, “Quick Take on Williamsburg,” NY Arts Magazine, April 2000, p. 23

1998
Muster, Michael, “Chris Martin,” New Art Examiner, September 1998, p. 52
Schmerler, Sarah, “Chris Martin,” Time Out Magazine, June 11, 1998, p. 57
Johnson, Ken, “Chris Martin,” The New York Times, June 5, 1998, p. E38
Murdock, Robert, “Chris Martin,” Review Magazine, June 1, 1998, p. 15
Vasilades, Gust, “When Color Is a Number Or The Silence of Sigmund Freud Is
Deafening New,” Observations, Winter 1998, pp. 21-22

1997
Smith, Roberta, “Current Undercurrent,” The New York Times, Art in Review, October 10, 1997, p. E35

1996
Wye, Pamela, “Chris Martin Drawings: Find The Door To the Wall Where There Is None,” Sulfur Magazine, Spring 1996, pp. 86-97

1993
Morgan, Robert C., “Performance and Spectacle,” Tema Celeste Magazine, Spring 1993, pp. 62-65

1992
Morgan, Robert C., “After the Deluge: The Return Of the Inner Directed Artist,” Arts Magazine, March 1992, pp. 49-55

1990
Smith, Roberta, “Chris Martin,” The New York Times, April 27, 1990, p. E35
1987
*Working in Brooklyn/Painting, text by Charlotta Kotik, Brooklyn: The Brooklyn Museum, 1987, pp. 9-15, 38-39

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