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Vincent Desiderio

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Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1955

Bachelor of Arts, Fine Art and Art History, Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania

Accademia di Bell’Arte, Florence, Italy (through 1978)

1977

Four-Year Certificate, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (through 1983)

1979

The artist lives and works in New York, New York.

present

Awards
 

Cresson Traveling Scholarship, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1982

Studio Award, Institute for Art & Urban Resources, MoMA P.S. 1, The Clocktower, Long Island City, New York

1984

Purchase Prize, Drawing National, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York

Studio Award, Institute for Art & Urban Resources, MoMA P.S. 1, The Clocktower, Long Island City, New York

Rome Grant, Creative Artists Network, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1985

Painting Grant, the National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, D.C.

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant (Painting), The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Inc., New York, New York.   

1987

Painting Grant, the National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, D.C.

1991

Grand Prize, S.A.S. Prince Rainier III - Thirtieth Annual Show of Contemporary Art, Monte-Carlo, Monaco   

1996

Artist-in-Residence, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire   

2008

Guest of Honor, JSS in Civita Summer Art School & Residency, Civita Castellana, Italy

2014

Solo Exhibit
 

Lawrence Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1986

Lang & O’Hara Gallery, New York, New York

1987

Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, South Carolina

1988

Lang & O’Hara Gallery, New York, New York

1989

Lang & O’Hara Gallery, New York, New York

1990

Vincent Desiderio: The Power of Allegory, Center for the Visual Arts, The Metropolitan State College of Denver, Denver, Colorado

1991

Recent Paintings, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York

Very Special Arts (VSA) Gallery, Washington, D.C

1993

Recent Paintings, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York

1997

Works on Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York

1999

Vincent Desiderio: Oil on Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York

Vincent Desiderio, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania

2002

Vincent Desiderio: Paintings, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York 

2004

Vincent Desiderio, Pinturas Recientes, Marlborough Madrid, Madrid, Spain

2006

Vincent Desiderio, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire

Vincent Desiderio: Recent Paintings, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York (through 2009)

2008

Vincent Desiderio: Studies and Works on Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York

2009

Vincent Desiderio: Recent Paintings, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York

2011

Vincent Desiderio: Reification, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York

2014

Vincent Desiderio: Theseus, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York

2018

Group Exhibitions
 

Philadelphia College of Performing Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1979

Emerging Artists, Lawrence Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1981

Lawrence Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  

10 Philadelphia Area Artists, Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania

1982

Untitled, 1983, Lawrence Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1983

Creative Artists Network, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Disdain for False Authorities, Independent Exhibition, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

New Realism, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan

1984

Mass, The New Museum, New York, New York

University Museum Invitational Exhibition, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania

MoMA P.S. 1, Queens, New York

1985

Small Format, Lang & O’Hara Gallery, New York, New York

The Drawing National, The Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York; traveled to Sarah Moody Art Gallery, University of Alabama,Tuscaloosa, Alabama; The University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona; Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden, Staten Island, New York; and New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Connecticut

1986

Summer Group Exhibition, Lang & O’Hara Gallery, New York, New York

Morality Tales: History Painting in the 1980’s, Independent Curators Incorporated, New York, New York; traveled to Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York, New York; Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California; Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts; Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, Connecticut; Lowe Art Museum at the University of Miami, Coral Gables,Florida; Goldie Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; The Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina; Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska; and Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec, Québec City, Québec, Canada

1987

Visions/Revisions: Contemporary Representation, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York

1988

Kunst der Letzten 10 Jahre, Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, Austria

Works on Paper, Annina Nosei Gallery, New York, New York

1989

Persistence of Vision, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, New York

American Art Today: The City, The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami, Florida

Polyptyques et Paravents: Un Siècle de Creation 1890-1990, Galerie Bellier, Paris, France

1990

In the Looking Glass: Contemporary Narrative Painting, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina

New Generations: New York, Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Strange Vistas/Imagined Histories/Revising Reality, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon

Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, North Carolina

1991

On Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York

1992

The Anxious Salon: Narrative Content in Recent Figurative Painting, List Visual Arts Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,

Cambridge, Massachusetts

1993

The Seer, Jonathan O’Hara Gallery, New York, New York

Contemporary Artists in New York, Edobori Gallery, Osaka, Japan

1994

Portrait of Our Times, Revolution Gallery, Ferndale, Michigan

1995

A Child’s Work, Dru Arstark Gallery, New York, New York

Heroic Painting, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina; traveled to Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida; Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York; Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, Tennessee; Contemporary Arts Center,Cincinnati, Ohio; Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada; Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, Mississippi; University Gallery, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts; and 30th Annual Show of Contemporary Art in Monte-Carlo, Monte-Carlo, Monaco 

Reality Bites: Realism in Contemporary Art, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri

Body Language, Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida

Contemporary Artists in New York, Edobori Gallery, Osaka Japan

1996

Queens Artists: Highlights of the 20th Century, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York

The Unbroken Line, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

ART 1997 CHICAGO, 5th Annual Expo of International Galleries Featuring Modern and  Contemporary Art, Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois

1997

Forma y Figuración: Obras Maestras De La Colección Blake-Purnell, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain

Collector’s Show, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas

1998

Ex-Capillary, Allen Sheppard Gallery, New York, New York

1999

Déjà vu: Reworking the Past, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York

2000

Summer Show, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York

2001

Modern and Contemporary Portraits, Forum Gallery, New York

Transforming the Commonplace, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

The Perception of Appearance, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, Washington

Art History’s Heroes: The Masters of Contemporary Realism, Martin Art Gallery, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania  

2003

The Drawn Page, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut    

Realism Now, Part II: Traditions and Departures, Mentors and Protégés, Vose Galleries, Boston, Massachusetts  

2004

Then as Now, Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania    

Works on Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York

2005

New Old Masters, National Museum, Gdańsk, Poland

Post Malcolm Modern, The Forbes Galleries, New York, New York

Summer Group Show, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York  

2006

Summer Show, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York

Urban Organic, Projects Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2008

The Sketchbook Project, Art House Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia; traveled to 303 Grand Street, Brooklyn, New York; Art and Shelter Gallery, Los Angeles, California; Soulard Art Market, Saint Louis, Missouri; and Home Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York

Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York

The Return of the Horse: Painting in the Ambivalent Present, Slought Foundation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Works on Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York

2009

Solemn and Sublime: Contemporary American Figurative Painting, Akus Gallery, Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic,

Connecticut

2010

Summer Group Exhibition, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York

Summer Group Exhibition, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York

A Desert in the Ocean—The View From Cill Rialaig, Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, New York

PUT UP or SHUT UP, The New York Academy of Art, New York, New York

2011

Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York    

Painting and Sculpture, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York

Visions: Selections from the James T. Dyke Collection of Contemporary Drawings, Patty and Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art, Naples, Florida

2007

Lufonauts, Ludwig Forum Aachen, Aachen, Germany

Four Visions/ Four Painters: Murray Dessner, Bruce Samuelson, Elizabeth Osborne, and Vincent Desiderio, Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art, Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania (through 2013)

2012

The Philadelphia Story, Asheville Art Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2013

THE BIG PICTURE: Desideriom Fischl, Saville, Tansey, Wilkinson Gallery, The New York Academy of Art, New York, New York

2014

Summer Group Exhibition, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York

2016

Group Exhibition, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York

2018

 
Public Collections

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas

Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York

Galerie Sammlung Ludwig, Aachen, Germany

Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, South Carolina

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

Indiana University Museum of Art, Indiana, Pennsylvania

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri  

Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, Alabama

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Bibliography

Brenson, Michael. “P.S. 1 Shows of 35 Younger Painters.” The New York Times, December 6.

Chayat, Sherry. “Everson Takes a Rare Look at the Direction of Drawing.” Syracuse Herald Journal, November 7.

Chayat, Sherry. “Imagery Marks Drawing National’s Massive Works.” Syracuse Herald  Journal, December.

Cogan, Katherine Stiles. “Review.” Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Alumni Association, vol. 2, no. 3, Fall/Winter.    

Donohoe, Victoria. “Young Artists Use Traditional Media with New Methods.” The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 29, p. 3C.

Donohoe, Victoria. “The Works of U.S. Artists and Their Italian Mentors.” The Philadelphia Inquirer, October.

1985

Donohoe, Victoria. “Art.” The Philadelphia Inquirer, December 12, p. 46.

1986

Brenson, Michael. “Art: 1980’s History on Canvas, in ‘Morality Tales.’” The New York Times, October 16. 

Brenson, Michael. “Art: Narrative Works of Vincent Desiderio.” The New York Times, December 4.

Larson, Kay. “Shrinking History.” New York Magazine, October 5, pp. 101-2.

Martin, Richard. “Mortality Tales.” Arts Magazine, December.

1987

Smith, Paul. “Vincent Desiderio at Lang and O’Hara.” Art in America, June, pp. 163-4.

1988

Brenson, Michael. “Review/Art; Pieced-Together History: Hannelore Baron's Collages.” The New York Times, June 2, p. 24.

“The Triumph of Dysfunction.” Harper’s Magazine, vol. 279, no. 1670, July, p. 23.

DeVuono, Frances. “Reviews.” The New Art Examiner, September, p. 59.

Gimelson, Deborah. “Inside Art.” Seven Days, August 23.

Hunter, Sam. “A Latter-Day Humanist.” Elle, vol. 4, no. 8, April, p. 64.

Pearl, Jed. “In the Galleries.” Art and Antiques, September, p. 36.

Vincent Desiderio. New York: Lang and O’Hara Gallery.

1989

“Fresques Allegoriques.” City, November.

Nehall, Edith. “The Fall Preview.” New York Magazine, September 10, p. 56.

“New York: Preview.” Art Now Gallery Guide, November, p. 3.

Powell, Nicholas. “Screen Quest.” Art + Auction, April.

1990

DeVuono, Frances. “Reviews: Vincent Desiderio.” ARTnews, vol. 90, no 2, February, p. 144-5.

Dickinson, Carol. “Touched by Desiderio’s Allegorical Largess.” Rocky Mountain News, February 24.

Johnson, Ken. “Reviews: Vincent Desiderio at Lang and O’Hara.” Art in America, March, pp. 138-9.

Rosen, Steven. “Modern ‘History Painter’ Depicts Grim Views of Life.” The Denver Post, February 15, pp. E1-E2.

Shannon, Joe. “Vincent Desiderio.” Arts Magazine, February.

1991

Kaufman, Jason. “Realism Rising: A Look at Four Americans Who Defy Modernism.” Atelier, May, pp. 78-80.

Tallmer, Jerry. “Art on Life Support.” New York Post, February 19, p. 34.

Temin, Christine. “Anxious Salon: The Naked and the Dread.” The Boston Globe, October 19, pp. 61, 65.

1993

Hunter, Sam. Vincent Desiderio: The Damaged Legacy. Washington, DC: Very Special Gallery.         

Pall, Ellen. “Painting Life into Sammy.” The New York Times Magazine, January 29, pp. 34-39.

1995

Altmann, Frédéric. “L’Américain Vincent Desiderio Couronné.” Nice-Matin, May 12.

Bass, Ruth. “Realism: When a Rose is a Rose.” ARTnews, vol. 95, no. 2, February, pp.93-4.

Bouillot, Roger. “Le XXXe: Prix international d'Art contemporain de Monte-Carlo.” L'Oeil, no. 481, July/August, p. 33.

Bumgardner, Ed. “Heroic Gestures.” Winston-Salem Journal, February 4, pp. E1, E2.

Cruysmans, Phillipe. “Dix artistes couronnés à Monaco.” Le Figaro, May 14.

Firestone, Evan R. “The Death of Moby Dick: Vincent Desiderio’s ‘The Progress of Self Love.’” American Art, vol. 10, no. 2, Summer, pp. 8-27.

“Foundation Prince-Pierre: le verdict.” Nice-Matin, May 8.

Hinson, Mark. “A Quick Course in ‘Body Language.’” Tallahassee Democrat, November 15, p. D23.

Kimmelman, Michael. “History Painting: Yes, Those Enormous Canvases.” The New York Times, August 30, p. C27.

Lamonthe, Nicole. “Du côte des Galeries.” Les Petites Affiches, May 31.

Patterson, Tom. “The Style May Be Heroic, But the Message Is Strongly Anti-.” Winston-Salem Journal, February 11.

Patterson, Tom. “SECCA exhibit turns heroism on its ear.” The Charlotte Observer,  March 17, p. F2.

“Remise du Prix d’art Contemporain.” Nice-Matin, July.

Schjeldahl, Peter. “Heroism Addiction.”  The Village Voice, August 6, p. 68.

Twardy, Chuck. “We Can Be Heroes.” The News and Observer, March 22, pp. D1, D3.

Zimmerman, David. “Review: Art Exhibit Casts a Critical Eye at Common Concepts of Heroism.” USA Today, October 29.

1996

Humphrey, Jacqueline. “Exhibit of Paintings Evokes Heroism 101.” Greensboro News and Record, March 1.

King, Carol. “Realism: The New Hip.” ARTnews, February.

Vincent Desiderio: Recent Paintings. New York: Marlborough Gallery.

Zimmerman, David. “Heroism Reconsidered.” Art and Antiques, February, pp. 81-82

1997

“El Museo Guggenheim presenta la colección Blake-Purnell.” El Punto de las Artes, May 15, p. 21.

Grimes, Nancy. “Vincent Desiderio at Marlborough.” Art in America, vol. 86, no. 4, April, p. 119.

Kimmelman, Mike. “Vincent Desiderio.” The New York Times, January.

Kuspit, Donald. “Vincent Desiderio: Postmodern Visionary Painting.” Art New England, vol. 19, no. 3, April/May. 

1998

Kuspit, Donald. The Rebirth of Painting in the Late 20th Century. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 139-143.

2000

Wallace, Nathaniel. “Vertical Slumber, the Hypnoglyph, and the Outs and Ins of the Postmodern.” Comparative Literature, vol. 53, no. 3, Summer, pp. 233-259.

2001

“Art Guide: Vincent Desiderio.” The New York Times, January 25.            

Donohoe, Victoria. “He Takes the Risk of Realism.” The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 9. 

Golden, Jane et al. Philadelphia Murals and the Stories They Tell. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 82, 100.

Sozanski, Edward. “Layered Allegories and Symbolic Puzzles.” The Philadelphia Inquirer, August 16.  

“Stitch and Pixel.” Tate Magazine, September/October, pp. 42-47.

2002

Wattenberg, Brendan. “Vincent Desiderio ’77: Contemporary Realism, Historical Breadth.” Haverford, Summer, pp. 28-29.  

2003

Donohoe, Victoria. “Wilmington center overflowing with appealing offerings.” The Philadelphia Enquirer, June 27.

Fineman, Mia. “A 10-Year-Long Art History Course.” The New York Times, February 1, p. 34.

Gardner, James. “Old School Art on 57th Street.” New York Post, January 17, p. 27.

Klein, Richard. “Aldrich Museum Opens Drawn Page Exhibition.” The Ridgefield Press, June 13, pp. 1, 7B, 8B.

Kuspit, Donald. The End of Art, New York: Cambridge University Press.

Mullarkey, Maureen. “Gallery-Going.” The New York Sun, February 5, p. 19.

Nicholson, Louise. “News from New York.” Apollo, November.   

“Vincent Desiderio.” The New Yorker, vol. 79, no. 46, February 9, p. 11.

2004

“El Inquietante Desidiero.” Hoteles de Espana y del mundo, November.

Vincent Desiderio: Paintings 1975-2005.  Todd Bradway, ed.  New York: Marlborough Gallery and Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.

Ibanez, Jose Manuel. “Realidades fracturadas.” Mucho Viajes, November.

Leffingwell, Edward. “Allegories of Painting.” Art in America, vol. 93, no. 2, February, pp. 98-103.

Wallace, Nathaniel.  “Vincent Desiderio: Paintings 1975-2005.” Modern Painters, November, p. 123.

Weschler, Lawrence. “Unfinished: On Vincent Desiderio’s ‘Sleep.’” The Virginia Quarterly Review, vol. 81, no. 4, Fall, pp. 116-129.

2005

Barbatán, Marcos-Ricardo. “La celebración de la técnica.” El Mundo, October 25, p. 15.

Berruguete, Ana. “Al Límite.” El Duende de Madrid, October 15, p. 58.

Binkowski, Kraig. “Vincent Desiderio: Paintings 1975-2005.” Library Journal, vol. 131, no. 5, March 15.

Farthing, Stephen. 1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die. New York: Quintet Publishing Limited, p. 930.

Kuspit, Donald. New Old Masters. Gdańsk, Poland: National Museum.

Lewis, Michael J. American Art and Architecture. New York: Thames and Hudson.

Rubí, Amalia García. “Vincent Desiderio, la realidad hecha carne.” El Punto de las Artes, November 17-23, p. 8.

   

2006

Frostenson, Sarah. “Resident Desiderio paints absurd, reality.” The Dartmouth, January 28.

Hinds, Katherine, ed. The Martin Margulies Collection: Painting and Sculpture. Miami: The Martin Margulies Foundation, pp. 82-83.

Radwan, Łucasz. “Malarz Niepokoju - Nawet najbardziej uzdolniony artysta bez klasycznej edukacji jest wewnętrznie pusty – mówi Vincent Desiderio.” Wprost, No. 36 (1341).

Vincent Desiderio: Recent Paintings. New York: Marlborough Gallery.

Vincent Desiderio: Selected Works. Hannover, NH: Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins  Center, Dartmouth College.

2008

Haggerty, Gerard. “Vincent Desiderio: Marlborough.” ARTnews, vol. 108, no. 3, March, pp. 110-111.

Kuspit, Donald. “Vincent Desiderio: Marlborough Chelsea.” Artforum, February, vol. 47, no. 6, p. 194.

Newhall, Edith. “Galleries: Irresistible search for clues linking students and teachers.” The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 5.           

2009

"Vincent Desiderio," Time Out New York, September 8.

"Eighteen new paintings in oil and mixed media by Vincent Desiderio exhibition at Marlborough Chelsea." Art Daily, September 17.

“Week In Review.” Dear Chelsea, September 23.   

Aguirre, Abby. "Asked & Answered: Lawrence Weschler." T-Magazine, November 16.

Bartlett, Shane. “Freedom and Atrophy: Pollock’s Mural and Desiderio’s Sleep.” Associated Content, February 19.

Kuspit, Donald. “Pitiless Pathology: Vincent Desiderio’s Paintings.” Artnet, October 18.

Sargeant, Anne-Maree. "Vincent Desiderio." The SNAP Assembly, July 25.

Soy, Jason. “Modern Realist Masterpieces.” Trend Hunter, July 25.

2011

"Vincent Desiderio." Supersonic, June 22.

Baker, Brett. "Painters' Table: 21 Great Painting Posts from 2011." The Huffington Post, January 1.

Okamoto, Sandra. "CSU to create Bo Bartlett Center." Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, April 16.

Reyes, Alexandra. “Art and Sensibility: An Interview with Vincent Desiderio.” Out of Order, April.

2012

Croak, James. “Art Review: Vincent Desiderio’s Reification.” Hamptons Art Hub, January 29.

“Exhibition of new paintings by the American artist, Vincent Desiderio opens at Marlborough Gallery.” Artdaily.org, January 15.

Seed, John. “Vincent Desiderio: Painter and Theorist.” Huffpost Arts and Culture, January 27.

Zimmer, Lori. “Vincent Desiderio at Marlborough Gallery.” Art Nerd New York, January 8.

2014

McShane Wulfhart, Nell.  “36 Hours in Philadephia.”, The New York Times, May 26.

Standen, Dirk.  “Exclusive: Kanye West on his ‘Famous’ Video, Which Might Be His Most Thought-Proviking Work Yet.”  Vanity Fair, June 24.

Romano, Nick.  “Kanye West’s ‘Famous’ video recreates Vincent Desiderio’s Sleep Painting.”  Entertainment Weekly, June 25.

Hubert, Craig.  “Kanye West’s New Video Inspired by Vincent Desiderio’s ‘Sleep’.”  Blouin Art Info, June 25.

 Cwik, Greg.  “Here’s the Naked-People-In-Bed Paintings That Influenced Kanye’s ‘Famous’ Video.”  Vulture, June 25.

Lang, Cady.  “The Artist Who Inspired Kanye West’s ‘Famous’ Things the Video is ‘Extraordinary and Bold’.”  Time, June 27.

Coscarelli, Joe.  “Artist Who Inspired Kanye West’s ‘Famous’ Video: ‘I Was Really Speechless’.”  The New York Times, June 28.

Morgan Britton, Luke.  “Artist whose painting inspired Kanye West’s controversial ‘Famous’ Video.”  NME, June 28.

Jung, E. Alex.  “When Kanye Met the Artist Who Inspired ‘Famous’ They Had a Genius Mind Meld.”  Vulture, June 28.

Gonzales, Erica.  “The Artist Who Inspired Kanye West’s ‘Famous’ Visuals Responds to the Video.”  Harper’s Bazaar, June 30.

Martin, Rachel.  “A Chat With The Painter Whose Work Inspired Kanye West’s ‘Famous’.”  NPR, July 3.

2016

Maidman, Daniel. “The Barque of Theseus: An Interview with Vincent Desiderio.” D/Railed Mag, September 28.

“50 Badass Figurative Painters To Follow On Instagram.” BuzzFeed, November 17.

Smith, Jessica. “Vincent Desiderio.” Flagpole, November 29.

2017

Vincent Desiderio: Theseus.  Interview with Daniel Maidman.  Santa Monica: Griffith Moon.

Rosenfeld, Jason. “Vincent Desiderio: Theseus.” The Brooklyn Rail, January 9.

“At the Threshold of Dreams: New Oil Paintings by Vincent Desiderio.” Fine Art Today, January 15.

McCann, Margaret. “Sensate Wisdom: Vincent Desiderio at Marlborough.” Painters’ Table, January 31.

Newman, Harry. “Vincent Desiderio” Theseus.” Delicious Line, February 3.

“Vincent Desiderio: Theseus.” American Art Collector, March, issue 149, pp. 36-37.

“The Bo Bartlett Center Opens with a Vision for Community Service Through the Arts.” Hyperallergic, March 21.

2018