BIBLIOGRAPHY: Articles and Reviews


2017    Morgan, Robert C. “John Monti at Grace Building,” Sculpture, March 2017. p. 74. ill.

            Scherr, Apollinaire. “River to River festival, New York-mesmerizing, harrowing,” Financial Times, June 20, 2017. Ill. (set-design)

            Seibert, Brian. “Dance for the People (by the Pros) at the River to River Festival,” The New York Times, June 20, 2017. Ill (set-design)

2013   Goodman, Jonathan. “John Monti, Beyond Irony,” Sculpture, December 2013.  pp. 44-47. ill.


2012    Cover Feature-Costume Design: “Jodi Melnick’s Post-Modern Magic,” Dance Magazine, February, 2013


2007      Nilsen, Richard: The Arizona Republic, “2 Diverse Sculptors, 1 must-see Show,” November 25, 2007 (review)

               Schmerler, Sarah: Village Voice, “Beyond the Fence,” August 15-21, 2007. p. 52


2005      Boyce, Roger. “John Monti at Elizabeth Harris,” Art In America, January, 2005. p. 125. ill.

2004      Johnson, Ken. "Is Sculpture Too Free for Its Own Good," The New York Times, May 7, 2004, ill.


2000      Johnson, Ken. "Luscious," The New York Times, January 14, 2000.

                        “Review,” The New York Times, May 12, 2000

               Lombardi,D. Dominick. “1999 Biennial Exhibition of Public Art,” Sculpture, March 2000. pp. 70-71. ill.

               Princenthal, Nancy. “John Monti at Elizabeth Harris,” Art In America, October, 2000. p. 166. ill.


1999      Zimmer, William. “Outdoor Sculpture With a Festive Air,” The New York Times, July 25, 1999


1998      Glueck, Grace. “Review,” The New York Times, January 2, 1998

               Koplos, Janet. “John Monti at Elizabeth Harris,” Art in America, March, 1998.  p.102. ill.

1997      Harnish, Anne. “Commissions,” Sculpture, May-June, 1997. Volume 16, Number 5, p. 17, ill.


1996      Gear, Josephine. ”Changing Places,” Review, November 1, 1996. p. 18


1994      Harnish, Anne. "Commissions," Sculpture, September-October, 1994. p. 36. ill.

               Nadelman, Cynthia. "Recent Drawings by Sculptors:  A Common Language," Drawing, Vol. XVI, No. 2, 

            July-August 1994. pp. 25-28. ill.

1993      Johnson, Ken. "John Monti at the Sculpture Center," Art in America, October, 1993 pp. 134-135. ill.  

               Melrod, George. "Review," Sculpture, July/August 1993. p.56.


1992      Dunning, Jennifer. "Stories Told in Movement and Talk," The New York Times, January 1992. (set design)

               Jowitt, Deborah. "The Singing Body," The Village Voice, February 4, 1992. (set design)


1991      Myers, Terry. "Triangle Artists' Workshop 1991: 10th Anniversary," Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, VT. 1991.                                                       Catalogue

               ______. "Western Agenda," Arts Magazine, September 1991. p. 74. ill.

               Reitstap, Ine. "Onduidelijke dans op Oorverdovende Handel," Nrc Handelsblad, Amsterdam, Holland. June 10, 1991.              

              (set design)

               Sieben, Irene. "Wie figurinen einer fremden Epoche," Berliner Morgenpost, Berlin, Germany. August 23, 1991. p.13.                

                     (set design)


1990      Anderson, Jack. "Handels Alcina Adapted," The New York Times, November 8, 1990. (set design)

               Jowitt, Deborah. "Who's Whom?," The Village Voice, November 20, 1990. (set design)

               Smallwood, Lyn. "Garnet Puett and John Monti," The Seattle Weekly, January 17, 1990.


1988      Brenson, Michael. "Review," The New York Times, January 22, 1988.

               Klein, Ellen Lee. "Review," Arts Magazine, April 1988. p. 109.

               Miller, Charles V. "Only the Shadow Knows," Artforum, December 1988. pp. 98-99. ill.

               Morse, Marcia. "Sculptures Compel with Dual Statements," The Sunday Star Bulletin and Advertiser, Honolulu, 

              September 4, 1988. p. D-9. ill.

               Rantanen, Mari. "John Monti," Helsingin Sanomat, Finland. January 27, 1988. ill.

               Smallwood, Lyn. "Smart Art," The Seattle Weekly, June 22, 1988.

               Tsai, Eugenie. "John Monti," Arts Magazine, April 1988. p. 91. ill.


1987      Baker, Kenneth. "Minimalism and Runaway Wit," San Francisco Chronicle, July 11, 1987. p.38

               Christensen, Judith. "Moons, Elands and Oboes," Art Week, May 23, 1987.  Volume 18, Number 20, p. 5, ill.

               Donohoe, Victoria. "Showing a Sideline of Sculptors: Their Drawings," Philadelphia Inquirer, June, 1987.

               Muchnic, Suzanne. "Review," The Los Angeles Times, May 1, 1987.


1986      Brenson, Michael. "Sculpture Breaks the Mold of Minimalism," The New York Times, November 23,1986.

               ______. "Review," The New York Times, May 30, 1986.


1985      Brenson, Michael. "A Sculpture Revival All Around Town," The New York Times, November 1, 1985. p. C-1 & C-27, ill.

               Levin, Kim. "Voice Choice," The Village Voice, May 21, 1985. Vol. 30, No. 21.

               Raynor, Vivian. "Abstract Relationships," The New York Times, July 5, 1985. p. C-21.


Catalogs and Books

2016    Fish Tank, Freedman, Matt and Boyle, Fintan, LIU Humanities Gallery, Brooklyn, New York. 2016. Catalogue. ill.


2014    Nature’s Knot, Monti, John, Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY. 2014.

              Catalogue. Ill.

2008      A New York Drawing Collection at Work, 1991-2006, edited by Amy Eshoo, Yale University Press, 2008, 

                    ISBN 978-0-300-13539-8                


               Site Specifics ’08, Cohalan, Mary Lou, Islip Art Museum, Islip New York. 2008.  Catalogue. ill.


1999      Highlights from the Dillard Collection of Art on Paper, Dreisphoon, Douglas, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, 

                   University of   North Carolina, Greensboro. 1999. Catalogue. ill.


1997      Suspended Instants, Block, Holly, Art in General, New York. Catalogue. ill.

               John Monti, Goodman, Jonathan, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York. 1997. Catalogue. ill.


1996      MMC Gallery: Exhibitions 1995-1996, Harris, Karen L., Marymount Manhattan College Gallery, New York, NY. 1996.                                                             Catalogue. ill.


1994      John Monti, The Sculpture Court Project, Murray, Mary, Museum of Art, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, NY.                                                   1994. Brochure. ill.

               National Drawing Invitational, Wolfe, Townsend, The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR. 1994. Catalogue. ill.


1993      John Monti," Sculpture Center, Gear, Josephine, New York. 1993. Catalogue. ill.

               Karuizawa Drawing Biennial 1993, Shunsuke, Kijima.," Karuizawa, Japan. 1993. Catalogue. ill.

               55 Ferris Street III, Taylor, Frederieke S. Brooklyn, NY. 1993. Catalogue. ill.

1992      White Columns Update 1992, Arning, Bill. White Columns, New York. 1992. Catalogue. ill.


1991      Western Agenda, Butler, Connie. Artists Space, New York. 1991. Catalogue. ill.


1989      Sculpture '89: Recipients from the New York Foundation for the Arts, Berstein, Roberta, University Art Gallery, State                                                            University of New York, Albany, NY. 1989. Brochure. ill.

               The Emerging Figure, Weber, Bruce and Dreisphoon, Douglas. The Norton Gallery of Art, West Palm Beach, FL. 1989.                                                          Catalogue. ill

1985      Affiliations: Recent Sculpture and its Antecedents, Decter, Joshua and Lurie, David, Whitney Museum of American Art,                      

                   Fairfield County, Stanford, CT. 1985. Catalogue. ill.

               Working in Brooklyn: Sculpture, Kotik, Charlotta, The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY. 1985. Catalogue. ill.


1984      Painting and Sculpture Today, 1984, Ferrulli, Helen. Indianapolis Museum of Art, IN. Catalogue.


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