Articles and Reviews (Listed by Publication)

Articles and reviews are listed chronologically within publications

A (website)
Berkovitch, Ellen. “Jay DeFeo Exhibit in Santa Fe.” (20 Aug. 2009);

Aftenposten (Oslo)
Sandberg, Lotte. “Avantgarde moter Sørlandet.” Aftenposten [Oslo] (10 Feb. 2008): 16–17. (website)
Bakke, Erik. “Paul McCarthy’s Low Life Slow Life—A Short, Invigorating History of Influence Steeped in Loss, Death and Misconception.” Aftershock Magazine no. 4 (Winter 2010);

Albuquerque Journal
Collins, Tom. “The Buzz is Back: Restorative, Life-Generating Power of Art Returns with Dwight Hackett Exhibit.” Albuquerque Journal (15 Apr. 2005): 58.

A Magazine Curated by
Sherrill, Martha. “The Rose.” A Magazine Curated by Rodarte (Dec. 2011): 12–25.

American Art
Berg, Robert. “Jay DeFeo: The Transcendental Rose.” American Art 12, no. 3 (Autumn 1998): 68–78.

Hatch, Kevin. “‘Thinking of You’: Bruce Conner’s Epistolary Practice.” American Art (Spring 2019): 52–73.

American Fine Art
O’Hern, John. “Broad & Inclusive.” American Fine Art (May/June 2016): 58-65.

American Journal
Lee, Anthony W. “Bohemian California and Political Dissent.” American Quarterly 48, no. 4 (Dec. 1996): 708–15.

AnOther Magazine
Lack, Hannah. “Jay DeFeo’s The Rose.” AnOther Magazine (Autumn/Winter 2014): 172.

Cohen, Mark Daniel. “The Smoldering Fire of ‘The Rose’: The Emergence of the World in the Art of Jay DeFeo.” aNYthing (May 2002): 8–9, 11.

Tucker, Anne Wilkes. “When a Plant Is Not a Plant: The Botanical Photographs of Jay DeFeo.” Aperture (Spring 2007): 30–35.

Architectual Digest
Ratcliff, Carter. “The Collectors: California Outlook.” Architectural Digest (Apr. 1984): 134–141.

Archives of American Art Journal
Throm, Judy. “The Curator’s Report.” Archives of American Art Journal 20, no.1 (1980): 36.

Allan, Ken. “Creating an Avant-Garde in 1950s Los Angeles: Robert Alexander’s Hand-Printed Gallery Brochure in the Archive of American Art.” Archives of American Art Journal 42, no. 3–4 (2002): 21–26.

Art & Antiques
“Depth of Field.” Art & Antiques (Feb. 1988): 26.

Fensom, Sarah E.. “Mothers of Abstraction.” Art & Antiques (June 2016);

Art & Auction
Pagel, David. “In the Galleries: Jay DeFeo at Kohn Turner Gallery.” Art & Auction (Nov. 1994).

Berkovich, Ellen. “Jay DeFeo.” Art & Auction (Mar. 2007): 106–7. (website)
“San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Debuts First Major Retrospective of Jay DeFeo.” (3 Nov. 2012);

“Whitney Exhibition Traces Motifs and Themes Jay DeFeo Examined throughout Her Career.” (6 Mar. 2013);

“California Landscape into Abstraction: Orange County Museum of Art Exhibits Works from Its Collection.” (31 Dec. 2013);

“SFMOMA to Open New Center for Photography in 2016 as Part of Expansion.” (11 Apr. 2014);

“Block Museum Explores ‘William Blake and the Age of Aquarius’.” (26 Sep. 2017);

Art—Das Kunstmagazin (Germany)
Bonin, Claudia. “Jay DeFeo: Ein Kraftakt Für Die Kunst.” Art—Das Kunstmagazin (Germany) (6 Mar. 2013);
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“Thiebaud’s Milkshake & Sandwiches Brings More Than $1 Million During Bonham’s & Butterfields ‘Made In California’ Auction.” (26 May 2011);

“Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art Presents Major Exhibition and Publication Exploring Art of the American West in Newly Expanded Galleries.” (23 July 2018);

“Archives Announces New Exhibition ‘Pushing the Envelope: Mail Art from the Archives of American Art’.” (26 July 2018);

Leider, Philip. “Reviews.” Artforum (July 1963): 6–15.

Coplans, John. “Sculpture in California.” Artforum (Aug. 1963): 3–6.

Bengston, Billy Al. “Late Fifties at the Ferus.” Artforum (Jan. 1969): 34–35.

Greene, Merril. “Wallace Berman: Portrait of the Artist as an Underground Man.” Artforum (Feb. 1978): 53–61.

Maréchal-Workman, Andrée. “Jay DeFeo at Gallery Paule Anglim.” Artforum (July–Aug. 1983): 51–52.

Marcus, Greil. “Top Ten.” Artforum (Summer 1995): 29–30.

Obrist, Hans-Ulrich. “Walter Hopps Hopps Hopps.” Artforum (Feb. 1996): 60–63, 98, 101, 104, 106.

Plagens, Peter. “The San Francisco School of Abstract Expressionism.” Artforum (Nov. 1996): 90&150;91, 127.

Avgikos, Jan. “Jay DeFeo.” Artforum (Jan. 2004).

Meers, Emily Speers. “Lucia Nogueira.” Artforum (Oct. 2005): 288.

Stark, Frances. “Los Angeles.” Artforum (Dec.. 2005): 224.

Miles, Chrostopher. “Sandeep Mukherjee.” Artforum (Jan. 2006): 229.

Burton, Johanna. “Semina Culture: Wallace Berman and His Circle.” Artforum (Mar. 2007): 318–319.

Sholis, Brian. “Previews: Pioneers.” Artforum (Sept. 2007): 176.

Hudson, Suzanne. “Jay DeFeo: A Retrospective.” Artforum (Oct. 2012): 116.

Allen, Gwen. “Jay DeFeo.” Artforum (Mar. 2013): 282.

Holte, Michael Ned. “Best of 2013.” Artforum (Dec. 2013): 243.

O’Neill-Butler, Lauren. “Jay DeFeo.” Artforum (Sep. 2014).

Hoberman, Mara. “Reviews: Paris, Jay DeFeo, Galerie Frank Elbaz.” Artforum (Oct. 2016): 282;

Kitnick, Alex. “Mechanisms.” Artforum (Sep. 2017;

Hudson, Suzanne. “Jay DeFeo: Marc Selwyn Fine Art.” Artforum (Nov. 2018);
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Berardini, Andrew. “Luxury Imports.” (8 Sept. 2007);

Gopnik, Blake. “Jay DeFeo.” (25 Aug. 2009);

O’Neill-Butler, Lauren. “Critics Picks: Jay DeFeo.” (14 Mar. 2013);

Bourbon, Matthew. “Critics Picks– Dallas: Jay DeFeo.” (May 2018);

Burkman, Greg. “Art Beyond Regionalism.” Artifact 2, no. 5 (Mar.–Apr. 1997): 6–9.

Osberg, Annabel. “Jay DeFeo.” Artillery (22 Aug. 2018);

Art in America
Bauer, John I. H., Dorothy G. Seckler, and Dorothy C. Miller. “New Talent U.S.A.” Art in America 49 (1961): 30.

Coplans, John. “Circle of Styles on the West Coast.” Art in America (June 1964).

Plagens, Peter. “70 Years of California Modernism in 340 Works by 200 Artists.” Art in America (May 1977): 63–69.

Stiles, Knute. “Jay DeFeo at the University Art Museum.” Art in America (Mar.–Apr. 1979): 157.

Stiles, Knute. “Jay DeFeo at Gallery Paule Anglim.” Art in America (Sept. 1983): 179.

Robinson, Walter. “Obituaries: Jay DeFeo.” Art in America (Jan. 1990): 196, 198.

Berkson, Bill. “Jay DeFeo at Fraenkel.” Art in America (Nov. 1992): 149.

Berkson, Bill. “In the Heat of The Rose.” Art in America (Mar. 1996): 68–73, 110–11.

Ratcliff, Carter. “And the Beats Go On.” Art in America (Mar. 1996): 62–67.

Duncan, Michael. “Bay Area Bravura.” Art in America (Sept. 1996): 45-47.

Seidel, Miriam. “Jay DeFeo at Moore College of Art.” Art in America (Jan. 1997): 101–2.

“AICA Picks Top Shows.” Art in America 112 (Jan. 1998): 120.

Bowles, John. “Jay DeFeo at Michael Rosenfeld.” Art in America (Nov. 2002): 157.

Leffingwell, Edward. “‘Ferus’ at Gagosian.” Art in America (Mar. 2003).

Duncan, Michael. “Jay DeFeo at Mills College Art Museum.” Art in America (Sept. 2005):161–62.

Nichols, Matthew Guy. “Mark Grotjahn at Whitney Museum of American Art.” Art in America (February 2007).

Princenthal, Nancy. “Feminism Unbound.” Art in America (June–-July 2007): 142–153.

Hirsch, Faye. “Bruce Conner 1933–2008.” Art in America (Oct. 2008): 24.

Nichols, Matthew. “Beyond The Rose.” Art in America (Mar. 2013);

Brown, Brandon. “Mechanisms.” Art in America (1 Feb. 2018);

Westfall, Stephen. “Slow Painting.” Art in America (Feb. 2018);

Brown, Brandon. “Exhibition Reviews—‘Mechanisms’.” Art in America (Feb. 2018);
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Knowles, Margaret. “Fact Sheet: Jay DeFeo.” (9 Mar. 2010);

Walleston, Aimee. “At Gladstone, Ugo Rondinone Celebrates Solitary People.” (28 Mar. 2012);
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Goldstein, Andrew M. “‘Bella Pacifica: Bay Area Abstraction, 1946 to 1963’ at David Nolan Gallery.” (27 Jan. 2011);

“‘Bella Pacifica: Bay Area Abstraction, 1946 to 1963’ at David Nolan Gallery.” (26 Jan. 2011);

“21 Questions for Artist Sterling Ruby.” (11 Oct. 2011);

Tan, Dion. “Video: Jay DeFeo, A Retrospective at the Whitney, Before and After ‘The Rose.’” Artinfo (website) (15 Mar. 2013);

Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies
Skestos, Stephanie. “The Annunciation, 1957–59 by Jay DeFeo.” Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 25, no. 1 (1999): 18–19, 99.

Art Issues
Kandel, Susan. “Jay DeFeo at Kohn/Turner.” Art Issues 37 (Mar.–Apr. 1995): 37.

Art Journal
Wye, Pamela. “Odd and Intense.” Art Journal (Summer 1998): 128–29.

Art Juxtapoz
“Perspective: Flower Power.” Art Juxtapoz (Mar.–Apr. 2004): 104.

Art Ltd. (website)
Morris, Barbara. “Appreciation: Jay DeFeo (1929–1989).” Art Ltd. (Nov. 2012);
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Robinson, Walter. “Weekend Update.” (29 Apr. 2002);

Saltz, Jerry. “Hell Holes.” (21 Sept. 2004): B1;

“Twenty Top Shows.” (1 Dec. 2009);

Scobie, Ilka. “Ugo Rondinone: Distilled Spirits.” (12 Apr. 2012);

Cascone, Sarah. “Once Forgotten Inside a Storage Unit, Work by New York School Painter Clinton Hill Shines at Frieze New York.” (3 May 2018);

Albright, Thomas. “Too Many Forests, Not Enough Trees.” ARTnews (Nov. 1978): 162, 165.

Albright, Thomas. “2300 Pound Rose.” ARTnews (May 1980): 141–43.

Albright, Thomas. “San Francisco, Different and Indifferent Drummers.” ARTnews (Jan. 1982): 86–90.

Hopkins, Henry. “Is the Mainstream Flowing West?” ARTnews (Jan. 1982): 77–78.

“A Rose is a Rose is a . . . Painting.” ARTnews (Oct. 1995): 30.

Winter, David. “San Francisco: Jay DeFeo.” ARTnews (Dec. 1986): 28.

Bernstein, Stacey. “Obituaries: Jay DeFeo.” ARTnews (Feb. 1990): 29.

Wortz, Melinda. “Art in Los Angeles: 17 Artists, 16 Projects.” ARTnews (Nov. 1981): 161.

Yablonsky, Linda. “The Ferus Gallery.” ARTnews (Nov. 2002): 267.

Tucker, Anne Wilkes. “Socket to Me.” ARTnews (Summer 2007): 130.

Silver, Joanne. “Jay DeFeo, Nielsen.” ARTnews (Jan. 2008).

Hoban, Phoebe. “The Feminist Evolution.” ARTnews(December 2009).

Wei, Lilly. “Reviews: ‘INsite/INchelsea.’” ARTnews (Feb. 2013): 90.

Wei, Lilly. “Jay DeFeo: A Retrospective.” ARTnews (May 2013): 90.

Hill, Peter. “To Be a Lady” ARTnews (Feb. 2014): 103.

Russeth, Andrew. “The Whitney Opens With a Winner.” ARTnews (23 Apr. 2015);

Russeth, Andrew. “Everything’s Coming Up DeFeo.” ARTnews (6 Jan. 2017);

“Nine Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week.” ARTnews (26 Feb. 2018);

Art Newspaper
Dannatt, Adrian. “Jay DeFeo: Ingredients of Alchemy, Before and After ‘The Rose.’” Art Newspaper (Mar. 2002): 3.

Finkel, Jori. “An Early Start to Celebrating the US Centennial of Women's Suffrage.” The Art Newspaper (20 Aug. 2019);
Creahan, D. “New York — ‘America Is Hard to See’ The Debut Exhibition at the Newly Completed Whitney Museum, Through September 27th 2015.” (27 Apr. 2015);

Art of California
Shere, Charles. “Jay DeFeo (1929-1989).” Art of California (Mar. 1990): 36–39.

Art on Paper
“Homage to Pasadena.” Art on Paper 11 (Sept.–Oct. 2000): 30–31.

Art of California
Shere, Charles. “Jay DeFeo (1929-1989).” Art of California (Mar. 1990): 36–39. (website)
Stromberg, Matt. “Shotgun: DeFeo.” (22 Sept. 2011);

Zarobell, John. “Shotgun: DeFeo.” (23 Sept. 2011);

Stuebner, Anton. “Jay DeFeo / Alter Ego.” (1 Oct. 2015);

Art Review
Mooney, Christopher. “The Third Mind: Carte Blanche A Ugo Rondinone.” Art Review (Dec. 2007): 142.

Tillim, Sidney. “Month in Review.” Arts (Feb. 1960): 50–53.

Morgan, Robert C. “After the Deluge.” Arts (Mar. 1992): 49–55.

Arts and Architecture
Dunham, Judith. “Jay DeFeo.” Arts and Architecture (Fall 1981): 16–17.

Art Scene
Brumer, Andy. “Jay DeFeo.” Art Scene (Nov. 1994): 10.

Nieto, Margarita. “Wallace Berman and His Circle.” Art Scene (7 Sept. 2005). (website)
Perreault, John. “Artopia: Jay DeFeo’ ‘The Rose’: Into the Light.” (11 Jan. 2004);
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Hegert, Natalie. “Prosthetic Objects.” (26 Sept. 2010);
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Corbett, Rachel. “The Fall Auction Season Blazes to Life With Records for Bradford and DeFeo.” Artspace (27 Sept. 2013);

“Our Guide to New York City’s Hottest Summer Shows.” Artspace (5 July 2014);
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“Female Artists at the Fore in Mitchell-Innes & Nash’s Art Basel Presentation.” (June 2014);

Gotthardt, Alexxa. “11 Female Abstract Expressionists You Should Know, from Joan Mitchell to Alma Thomas” (29 June 2016);

Thackara, Tess. “9 Booths Not to Miss at New York's ADAA.” Arts.nety (1 Mar. 2017);

Sheets, Hilarie M. “Prolific and Endlessly Experimental, Jay DeFeo Has Become an Icon for Artists.” (30 Jan. 2018);

Palumbo, Jacqui. “These Smithsonian Archival Photos Show Famous Artists with Their Cats.” (17 Apr. 2019);

Ivory, Jane. “J. DeFeo.” Artweek (21 Sept. 1974): 1.

Czarnecki, Joseph. “Reliving the Beat Period.” Artweek (22 Feb. 1975): 11–12.

Dunham, Judith. “Poets of the Cities.” Artweek (1 Mar. 1975): 1–2.

Dunham, Judith. “J. De Feo: Cabbage Rose.” Artweek (22 Sept. 1975): 11.

Martin, Fred. “Remembering ‘The School.’” Artweek (1 Nov. 1975).

Dunham, Judith. “Continuing Bay Area Traditions.” Artweek (8 Nov. 1975).

Dunham, Judith. “Memorable Visions in Drawing and Sculpture.” Artweek (29 July 1978): 5.

Martin, Fred. “Point of View: The Great Mother....” Artweek (3 May 1980): 2.

Danieli, Fidel. “Mainstream California Individualism.” Artweek (12 Sept. 1981).

Cebulski, Frank. “Gesture and Freedom.” Artweek (15 May 1982): 3.

Martin, Fred. “Point of View: Art and History—What Foxy Knows.” Artweek (12 Feb. 1983).

Curtis, Cathy. “Building Mobilities.” Artweek (26 Feb. 1983).

Van Proyen, Mark. “Sight/Vision: The Inward Gaze.” Artweek (29 Oct. 1983): 1, 16.

Liss, Andrea. “Jay DeFeo’s Art: A Continuous Vision.” Artweek (5 May 1984): 1.

Miedzinski, Charles. “The San Francisco: A Museum at Mid-Life.” Artweek (19 Jan. 1985): 1.

Solnit, Rebecca. “A Familiar Future.” Artweek (13 July 1985): 5–6.

Solnit, Rebecca. “Icons and Iconoclasts.” Artweek (6 Sep. 1986).

Leonard, Michael. “Wrestling with Abstraction.” Artweek (4 Oct. 1986): 7.

Brunson, Jamie. “A Sense of Spiritual Metaphor.” Artweek (29 Nov. 1986): 9-10.

Dills, Keith. “Contrasting Concern and Techniques.” Artweek (12 Mar. 1988): 6.

Solnit, Rebecca. “Orders and Questions.” Artweek (12 Mar. 1988).

Brookman, Donna. “A Bay Area Diversity.” Artweek (15 Oct. 1988).

Michos, Dare. “A Legacy of Abstraction.” Artweek (25 Feb. 1989).

Marks, Ben. “The Poetics of Assemblage.” Artweek (6 May 1989): 1.

Solnit, Rebecca. “Jay DeFeo Dies November 11.” Artweek (23 Nov. 1989): 20.

Nixon, Bruce. “The Way Things Were.” Artweek (11 Jan. 1990): 1, 18.

Lee, Anthony W. “The Gang of Six.” Artweek (25 Jan. 1990): 1, 20.

Roth, Moira. “Talking with Jay DeFeo.” Artweek (8 Feb. 1990): 19.

Solnit, Rebecca. “Invocations of Mystery: Paintings on Paper by Jay DeFeo Defy Categorization.” Artweek (8 Feb. 1990): 1, 18–19.

Meidav, Edie. “Grand Obsessions: Jay DeFeo at Paule Anglim.” Artweek (28 Nov. 1991): 1, 16.

Nixon, Bruce. “The Resurrection of The Rose.” Artweek (Oct. 1995): 24–25.

Tromble, Meredith. “A Conversation with Wally Hedrick.” Artweek (Oct. 1996) 14–15.

Cutajar, Mario. “Jay DeFeo at Kohn Turner Gallery.” Artweek (Nov. 1997): 24.

Aspen Daily News
Hartley, Todd. “For Museum Director Heidi Zuckerman, a Chance to View Artistic Arcs.” Aspen Daily News (24 May 2018);

Associated Press
Kiamzon, Johanna. “Gigantic ‘Rose’ and Its Obscure Creator Is Reintroduced to Public.” Associated Press (8 Oct. 2003).

At Mills, Alumnae and Friends of Mills College
“At Work.” At Mills, Alumnae and Friends of Mills College, series 75, no. 2 (1985): 6

“At Work.” At Mills, Alumnae and Friends of Mills College, series 75, no. 3 (1985): 5. (website)
Butler, Kirstin. “Comic Books as Journalism: 10 Masterpieces of Graphic Nonfiction.” (10 Aug. 2011);

At the Museum: The Members’ Magazine of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Eliel, Carol S. “Collection Highlight: Jay DeFeo’s The Jewel. At the Museum: The Members’ Magazine of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (Jan.–Feb. 2001): 14–15.

Auburn Journal (Auburn, CA)
“Auburn Arts Thirty-Four Scheduled.” Auburn [CA] Journal (5 Apr. 1985).

“DeFoe [sic] to Judge Auburn Arts 34.” Auburn [CA] Journal (12 Apr. 1985): B4.

B Bancroftiana (Berkeley)
Smith, Dean. “DeFeo, Conner Papers Add to Bancroft’s Beat Collection.” Bancroftiana 112 (Spring 1998): 1, 3. (website)
Connell, Annie. “Breaking Private-Public Sphere Divisions in Art.” (9 Mar. 2010);

Bay Area Reporter (San Francisco)
Jenkins, Steven. “The Beat Goes On.” Bay Area Reporter [San Francisco] (3 Apr. 1997): 1, 50.

Wood, Sura “Looking Forward to 2012 Art Offerings.” Bay Area Reporter [San Francisco] (5-11 Jan. 2013): 13, 18, 25.

Friedman, Roberto. “God Save Us Queens.” Bay Area Reporter (1 Nov. 2012);

Wood, Sura. “Jay DeFeo’s Sensual Repertoire.” Bay Area Reporter (8 Nov. 2012);

Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive
“Jay DeFeo: Selected Works 1952–1989.” Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive (May 1997): 3.

Berkeley Daily Planet
Selz, Peter. “Wallace Berman and His Circle at BAM.” Berkeley Daily Planet (5 Dec. 2006).

Black & White Magazine
“What’s Developing: New Publication Focuses on Photography by Creator of The Rose.” Black & White Magazine (Apr. 2004): 40.

BlackBook Magazine (website)
Goodman, David. “The Passion of Jay DeFeo.” BlackBook Magazine (19 Feb. 2013);
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Khare-Ghose, Archana. “Interview: Deborah Harris, Managing Director, Pier 92 - Modern/The Armory Show.” (1 Mar. 2016);

Forrest, Nicholas. “Sneek Peek: What to See at Art Cologne 2017.” (26 Apr., 2017);

“‘Pink Cup and The Facts’ By Karl Haendel & Jay DeFeo at Mitchell-Innes & Nash Gallery, New York.” (11 Sep. 2017);
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Meline, Gabe and Michael S. Gant. “In Full Bloom.” (9 Jan. 2013);

Boise Gallery of Art Bulletin
“Jay DeFeo: Paintings and Drawings.” Boise Gallery of Art Bulletin (July–Sept. 1984): 4.

Boston Globe
McQuaid, Cate. “A Beat Artist’s Graceful Fascination with Form.” Boston Globe (11 Oct. 2007).

McQuaid, Cate. “Art Brought to the Edge.” Boston Globe (27 Dec. 2007).

Brooklyn Rail
Morgan, Robert C. “Artseen: Beside The Rose: Selected Works by Jay DeFeo.” Brooklyn Rail (Dec. 2003–Jan. 2004).

Graham, Margaret. “Women of Abstract Expressionism.” Brooklyn Rail (1 Sep. 2016): D4;

Holmes, Jessica. “Outrageous Fortune: Jay DeFeo and Surrealism.” Brooklyn Rail (4 Apr. 2018);

Rosenthal, Mark. “Artists Extending Their Reach.” Brooklyn Rail (18 Dec. 2018);

Ross, Clifford. “Jay DeFeo: Depicting with Abandon.” The Brooklyn Rail ( Sep. 2019);

Burlington Magazine
Taylor, Brandon. “Review: The Rise of the Sixties: American and European Art in the Era of Dissent, 1955–69 by Thomas Crow.” Burlington Magazine 39, no. 1134 (Sept 1997): 637–38.

C C Magazine
“Girl Power.” C Magazine (2 Nov. 2012);

CAA (website)
Schoenthal, Rebecca Young. “Review: Jay DeFeo and The Rose, edited by Jane Green and Leah Levy.” CAA Reviews (15 Jan 2004);

Tovar, Daniel. “William Blake and the Age of Aquarius.” CAA Reviews (16 Aug. 2019);

Les Cahiers du Musée national d’art moderne (Paris)
Dannenmüller, Sophie. “Bruce Conner et les ‘Rats de l’art (San Francisco, 1958–1962).” Les Cahiers du Musée national d’art moderne [Paris] 107 (Spring 2009): 52–75.

Delfiner, Judith. “Bifurcations: Notes sur le processus créative dans l’oeuvre de Jay DeFeo.” Les Cahiers du Musée national d’art moderne [Paris] 107 (Spring 2009): 39–51.

Caliber Magazine
Chen, Kirsten. “DeFeo at Berkeley: Developing the Art Department from 1946–1951.” Caliber Magazine (23 Mar. 2018);

Hackman, William. “Seven Artists in Search of a Place to Hang.” California (Nov. 1986): 88–95, 108.

Atkins, Robert. “Jay DeFeo: Adaline Kent Award.” California (Apr. 1984): 24.

California Monthly
Maclay, Catherine. “In the Name of The Rose.” California Monthly (June 1997): 12–13.

Carlmont Enquirer-Bulletin (Redwood City, CA)
“Prizes Awarded in Bay Area.” Carlmont Enquirer-Bulletin [Redwood City, CA] (23 Mar. 1983).

Chicago Reader)
Foumberg, Jason. “Take a Trip and Trip Out to ‘William Blake and the Age of Aquarius.’” Chicago Reader (9 Nov. 2017);

Chicago Review)
Rowe, Sam. “William Blake and the Age of Aquarius.” Chicago Review (Feb. 2018);

City Paper (Philadelphia)
“Through Oct. 20: Jay DeFeo: Selected Work.” City Paper [Philadelphia] (12 Sept.1996).

Coast Line (Huntington Beach, CA)
Battenberg, David. “Jay DeFeo Exhibit at LAM.” Coast Line [Huntington Beach, CA] (10 Aug. 1990).

Commuter Week (New Jersey)
“DeFeo’s ‘Rose’ at the Whitney.” Commuter Week [NJ] (29 Dec. 2003). (website)
Maertens, Marie “Art Basel mise sur les valeurs sûres.” (14 June 2016);

Contra Costa Times (California)
“Artist Jay DeFeo Deat at 60.” Contra Costa [CA] Times (15 Nov. 1989): 13C.

Fowler, Carol. “Art World’s Hidden ‘Rose’ Blooms Again.” Contra Costa [CA] Times (12 Aug. 1995): E1–E2. (website)
Servis, Nancy M. “Excitement Permeates Richmond Art Center.” (1 May 2011);

Cover (New York)
Morgan, Robert C. “Soho Shows: What Are the Symptoms?” Cover (Apr. 1993): 10.

D Dagbladet (Oslo)
Wandrup, Fredrik. “Et Skoleeksempel.” Dagbladet [Oslo] (1 June 2008).

Daily Californian
Secci, Gustavo P. “Impasto Master.” Daily Californian (21 Mar. 1997): 3, 7.

Koehn, Ryan. “SFMOMA Shows Diverse Work of UC Berkeley Alum Jay DeFeo.” Daily Californian (5 Nov. 2012);

Daily Nebraskan
Hendricks, Mark. “Bay Area Exhibit Paints Diverse Styles and Movements.” Daily Nebraskan (4 Oct. 1984): 11-12.

Daily Pilot (Newport Beach, CA)
Battenberg, David. “DeFeo Leaves Her Mark in Laguna Art Museum Show.” Daily Pilot [Huntington Beach, CA] (19 Aug. 1990). (website)
Sommer, Danielle. “In Perpetuity: Abstract Now/Abstract Then at the Berkeley Art Museum.” (5 Mar. 2011);

Marks, Rob. “Jay DeFeo: Spatial Relations.” (11 Jan. 2013);

Daily Star Progress (La Habra, CA)
“DeFeo Art Featured.” Daily Star-Progress [La Habra, CA] (15 June 1989).

Design Arts Daily (website)
Roalf, Peggy. “Jay DeFeo at SFMOMA.” Design Arts Daily (4 Jan. 2013);

Design Quarterly
“84 Contemporary Jewelers.” Design Quarterly, no. 33 (1955): 14-30.

MacAdams, Lewis. “The Life of The Rose.” Detour (Feb. 1996): 134.

E Eastside View (blog)
Shere, Charles. “Jay DeFeo; Jasper Johns.” The Eastside View (5 Jan. 2013);
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“Jay DeFeo at the Whitney: More than The Rosek.” The Economist (4 Apr. 2013);

871 Fine Arts (San Francisco)
Heisler, Barry M. “Geometric Abstraction in California 1940–1960.” 871 Fine Arts [San Francisco] (1991).

Elephant Magazine
Aukeman, Anastasia. “It’s a Rat Trip, Baby.” Elephant Magazine (Winter 2016);

Jacobs, Alexandra. “XX-Rated Art.” Elle (Mar. 2007): 430–431, 433.

Engineers Daughter (website)
De Vries, Heidi J. “DeFeo” Engineer's Daughter (2 Oct. 2012);
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Ewart, Nancy. “Jay DeFeo at Hosfelt Gallery.” (4 Oct. 2011);

________. “‘Jay DeFeo: A Retrospective’ at SFMOMA.” (1 Nov. 2012);

Flood, Greg. “‘Jay DeFeo, A Retrospective’—A Revelation.” (12 Dec. 2012);

Ewart, Nancy. “SFMOMA’s Retrospective of Jay DeFeo, the Best Show of 2012.” (29 Dec. 2012);

Feinsilber, Pamela. “Looking at Jay DeFeo: Don’t-miss Retrospective at SFMOMA.” (19 Jan. 2013);

Expo-See (San Francisco)
Maréchal-Workman, Andrée. “Excerpts from an Interview with Jay DeFeo” Expo-See, No. 11 (Summer 1984).

Solnit, Rebecca. “Bruce Conner: The Assemblage Years.” Expo-See 32, no. 14, (1985): 9–19.

Van Proyen, Mark. “An Interview with Wally Hedrick.” Expo-See (Summer 1985).

F Fanal (San Jose, Costa Rica)
Levy, Leah. “Jay DeFeo: Dibujos y Collages.” Fanal [San Jose, Costa Rica] (Jan. 1996): 28–29.

Fashion Forum News (San Francisco)
Morales, Max. “Notes from New York.” Fashion Forum News [San Francisco] (Dec. 1995): 2, 6.

Film Comment
Marcus, Greil. “Ritual in Transfigured Time.” Film Comment 41, no. 1 (Jan.–Feb. 2005): 62-66.

Financial Times (London)
Budick, Ariella. “Jay DeFeo, Whitney Museum, New York—Review.” Financial Times (London) (2 Apr. 2013);

Fine Arts (Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco)
Burgard, Timothy Anglin. “Beat Culture and the New America: 1950–1965.” Fine Arts [Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco] (Oct. 1996) 20–25.

“Recent Acquisitions: Jay DeFeo’s Three Studies for Bride.” Fine Arts [Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco] (Fall 2012): 21.

Flash Art
Dannatt, Adrian. “Beat Culture and the New America: 1950–1965.” Flash Art (Mar. 1996): 107.

Politi, Giancarlo and Helena Kontova “What Art Will Be.” Flash Art (July–Sept. 2012);

Needleman, Jacob. “Tempus Fugit.” Forbes =(30 Nov. 1998): 86–87.

Press, Clayton. “Chancing the Ridiculous, Jay DeFeo and Surrealism.” Forbes (21 Mar. 2018);

Frieze Magazine
Gritz, Anna. “Paul McCarthy’s Low Life, Slow Life: Part I.” Frieze Magazine (28 Mar. 2008).

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Rees, Christina. “Let’s Talk About Galerie Frank Elbaz and Jay DeFeo.” Glasstire (11 July 2018);

Grand Street
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H Harper’s Bazaar
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Harvard Design Magazine
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Houston Chronicle
Johnson, Patricia C. “The Rediscovery of Jay DeFeo.” Houston Chronicle (15 Apr. 1990): 13, 15.

Johnson, Patricia. “The Mundane Turned to Art.” Houston Chronicle (19 Mar. 2008): E1, E5.

Glentzer, Molly. “Art Daybook: Getting All Torn Up—Jay DeFeo in ‘The Holy Barbarians’ at the Menil.” Houston Chronicle (7 Jan. 2017);

Houston Post
Chadwick, Susan. “Art of Gods in U.S. Debut at the Menil.” Houston Post (22 Apr. 1990): H18.

Chadwick, Susan. “Menil Finally Salutes Centuries of Art by and about Women.” Houston Post (3 May 1990): D1, D6.

Houston Press
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Frank, Priscilla. “‘Jay DeFeo: A Retrospective’ Gives Bay Area Legend Her Due at SFMOMA.” Huffington Post (16 Nov. 2012);

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Yau, John. “‘The Rose’ Is Not a Rose.” Hyperallergic (6 Jan. 2013);

Cowan, Sarah. “Searching for Jay DeFeo (Again).” Hyperallergic (29 May 2014);

Steinhauer, Jillian. “Finally, An Exhibition Devoted To the Women of Abstract Expressionism.” Hyperallergic (24 Sep. 2015);

Boyd, Kealey. “Sexism and the Canon: Three Female Artists Reflect on ‘Women of Abstract Expressionism.’” Hyperallergic (14 Sep. 2016): D4;

Seed, John. “The Early Life of Bruce Conner and His Rat Bastard Bohemia.” Hyperallergic (October 27, 2016):

Sutton, Benjamin. “Ladies First at the 2017 ADAA Art Show.” Hyperallergic (2 Mar. 2017);

Yau, John. “A Celebration of the Rat Bastards: Joan Brown, Bruce Conner, Jean Conner, Jay DeFeo, George Herms, Wally Hedrick, and Others.” (May 13, 2017);

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I Idaho Statesman (Boise)
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J Journal Santa Fe
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K King Kong Magazine
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Konsthistorisk Tidskrift/Journal of Art History (London)
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Kunstforum (Oslo)
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LA Weekly
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Liberation (France)
Lavrador, Judicaël. “Beat, Génération Spontanée” Liberation (26 June 2016);

Lavrador, Judicaël. “La Matiière Noire de Jay DeFeo Rayonne à Dijon (The Dark Matter of Jay DeFeo Shines in Dijon).” Liberation (25 Mar. 2018);

Lincoln Star
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Knight, Christopher. “‘Unwholesome’ Message Has Meaning Years Later.” Los Angeles Times (28 Sept. 2005): E1, E4.

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Miranda, Carolina A. “Datebook: An Anniversary Show, Works By a Key Bay Area Artist, Paintings that Touch On Ideas of Home.” Los Angeles Times (Nov. 3, 2016):

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Knight, Christopher. “A Storied Art Collection Shrouded in Mystery Will Anchor New UC Irvine Museum.” Los Angeles Times (15 Nov. 2017);

Knight, Christopher. “MOCA Still Mum About Curator’s Firing, Despite Crucial Questions and Too Few Answers.” Los Angeles Times (20 Mar. 2018);

Ollman, Leah. “The 1960s Dilexi Gallery, Raw and Radical, Gets Brought Back to Life.” Los Angeles Times (30 Jul. 2019);

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Taylor, Robert. “SFMOMA Looks at Works of Jay DeFeo and Jasper Johns.” Marin Independent Journal (8 Nov. 2012): B5.

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Dagen, Phillippe. “Exposition: Du spirituel dans l’avant-garde.” Le Monde (9 May 2008).

Monopol (Germany)
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Morgenbladet (Oslo)
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Mountain Democrat & Placerville Times (CA)
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Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Mount Holyoke News
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Mousse Magazine
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N La Nación (San José, Costa Rica)
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New American Paintings Blog (website)
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New Art Examiner (Cornwal, UK)
Thorn, Bruce. “William Blake and the Age of Aquarius.” New Art Examiner (Nov.-Dec 2017).

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“Galleries—Downtown: Jay DeFeo.” New Yorker (12 Apr. 1993): 16.

“Galleries—Uptown: True Grit.” New Yorker (10 Apr. 2000).

“Galleries—Uptown: Jay DeFeo.” New Yorker (Apr. 2002): D6.

“Art—Winter Preview: Jay DeFeo.” New Yorker (3 Dec. 2012): 20.

“Goings On About Town: Rose Is a Rose.” New Yorker (4 Mar. 2013): 4, 8.

Schjeldahl, Peter. “Flower Power: A Jay DeFeo Retrospective.” New Yorker (18 Mar. 2013): 82;

Schjeldahl, Peter. “New York Odyssey: The Whitney Re‘stablishes Itself Downtown.” The New Yorker (27 Apr. 2015);

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New York Magazine
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Saltz, Jerry. “The New New Museum: How the Whitney Might Just Solve the Impossible Problem of Contemporary Art.” New York Magazine (20 Apr. 2015);

New York Newsday
Budick, Ariella. “Woman to Woman.” New York Newsday (23 Apr. 2000).

Budick, Ariella. “DeFeo’s ‘Rose’: Heavy with an Aching Need.” New York Newsday. (10 Oct. 2003): B19.

New York Observer
Kramer, Hilton. “Whitney’s Lisa Phillips Digs Those Crazy Beats.” New York Observer (27 Nov. 1995): 1, 25.

New York Sun
Kunitz, Daniel. “The Season of the Outsize, with Inness, Rosenquist and DeFeo.” New York Sun (15 Sept. 2003): 27.

New York Times
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Muchnic, Suzanne. “A Louver Celebration of the Nonconformist.” New York Times (3 Aug. 1981).

Cotter, Holland. “Art in Review: Jay DeFeo.” New York Times (16 Apr 1993): C28.

Cotter, Holland. “Kiki Smith ‘Drawings.’” New York Times (18 Nov. 1994): C22.

Wolitzer, Meg. “How the Beat Esthetic Marked Its Time.” New York Times (10 Sept. 1995): 58.

Kimmelman, Michael. “Beat is Hip Again, But What Is That?” New York Times (10 Nov. 1995): C1.

Lippincott, Robin. “Book Review: Art’s Greatest Hits.” New York Times (28 Dec. 1997): 13.

Furse, Jane. “Once Unforgettable, Now All but Forgotten.” New York Times (21 Apr. 1999);

Smith, Roberta. “When Context Outshines Content.” New York Times (24 Sept. 1999);

Smith, Roberta. “Art in Review: True Grit.” New York Times (5 May 2000).

Johnson, Ken. “Jay DeFeo: Ingredients of Alchemy, Before and After ‘The Rose’.” New York Times (19 Apr. 2002): B34.

Vogel, Carol. “With Huge Gift, the Whitney Is No Longer a Poor Cousin.” New York Times (3 Aug. 2002).

Smith, Roberta. “Ferus.” New York Times (20 Sept. 2002): B33.

Cotter, Holland. “A Gift to the Whitney, for New Yorkers to Open.” New York Times (25 Oct. 2002): 36.

Cotter, Holland. “An American Legacy, A Gift to New York.” New York Times (1vNov. 2002).

Kimmelman, Michael. “Dorothy Miller is Dead at 99; Discovered American Artists.” New York Times (12 July 2003): B16.

Johnson, Ken. “Art by Numbers: One 1,000-Foot Halo, and Jasper Johns.” New York Times (7 Sept. 2003): 96, 98.

Kimmelman, Michael. “An Obsession, Now Excavated.” New York Times (10 Oct. 2003): E29, E33.

Kimmelman, Michael. “The Art and Artists of the Year.” New York Times (28 Dec. 2003).

Camhi, Leslie. “The Return of DeFeo’s ‘Rose’ Evokes Its Determined Maker.” New York Times (28 Dec. 2003): C92.

Searle, Adrian. “The Art of Seeing.” New York Times Book Review (4 Sept. 2005): 13.

Smith, Roberta. “Art in Review: Exquisite Corpse—Cadaver Exquis.” New York Times (10 Mar. 2006).

Schwendener, Martha. “Art in Review: Pre-Post: American Abstraction.” New York Times (10 Nov. 2006): B36.

Cotter, Holland. “A Return Trip to a Faraway Place Called Underground.” New York Times (26 Jan. 2007): B42.

Cotter, Holland. “The Art of Feminism as It First Took Shape.” New York Times (9 Mar. 2007): E29, E33.

Kennedy, Randy. “Two Artists United by Devotion to Women.” New York Times (22 Dec. 2008): C1, C8.

Leland, John. “The Mad Ones.” New York Times Book Review (12 Apr. 2009):17.

Smith, Roberta. “The Shock of the New, 50 Years On.” New York Times (10 July 2009): C21, C26.

Rosenberg, Karen. “Art in Review: Jay DeFeo.” New York Times (11 Feb. 2010).

Johnson, Ken. “‘I.G.Y.’ Curated by Todd Levin.” New York Times (9 July 2010).

Hale, Mike. “Captivating the Eye, Challenging the Brain.” New York Times (10 Nov. 2010): C7.

Yablonsky, Linda. “Artifacts: The Rondinone Spirit.” (27 Mar. 2012);

Rosenberg, Karen. “Tapping Psychic Undercurrents.” New York Times (13 Apr. 2012): C24.

Cotter, Holland. “Not Just ‘The Rose,’ but Also the Garden.” New York Times (1 Mar. 2013): C23;

Jennings, Dana. “Finding Beauty in Decay and Math: Art Books from Jay DeFeo, Per Kirkeby and Hassel Smith.” New York Times (22 Mar. 2013): C31;

Cotter, Holland. “Whitney Museum: ‘Jay DeFeo: A Retrospective.’” New York Times (29 Mar. 2013): C16.

Vogel, Carol. “Inside Art.” New York Times (26 Apr. 2013): C26.

Cotter, Holland. “Some Marched Their Own Way—Holland Cotter’s Favorite 2013 Art Events.” New York Times (15 Dec. 2013): AR23;

Rosenberg, Karen. “Jay DeFeo.” New York Times (6 June 2014): C25;

Schwendener, Martha. “A Machinery for Living.” New York Times (18 July 2014): C22;

Cotter, Holland. “‘The Women Who Helped Create Abstract Expressionism.” New York Times (26 Aug 2016): D4;

Pogrebin, Robin. “At Art Basel Miami Beach, Fewer Dabblers but Deliberative Sales.” New York Times (December 1, 2016);

Farago, Jason and Martha Schwendener. “What to See at New York’s Art Fairs This Week.” New York Times (3 Mar. 2017): C15;

Nob Hill Gazette (San Francisco)
Ilyin, Nadia. “Living Treasures: Rene di Rosa.” Nob Hill Gazette [San Francisco] (Dec. 1997): 50–51.

NY Arts
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O Oakland Tribune
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Shere, Charles. “‘White Rose’ Needs a Home.” Oakland Tribune (29 July 1973): 28.

Shere, Charles. “DeFeo Paintings Show Commitment.” Oakland Tribune (19 Sept. 1974): E23.

Shere, Charles. “Galleries Show Area’s Finest Work.” Oakland Tribune (27 or 28 Sept. 1975). [Undated clipping in archives of The Jay DeFeo Trust]

Shere, Charles. “A Pair of Painters with New San Francisco Shows.” Oakland Tribune (17 Feb. 1980).

Shere, Charles. “An Exhibit Looks at the ’60s.” Oakland Tribune (7 Nov. 1982).

Shere, Charles. “DeFeo’s Paintings Achieve a New Level.” Oakland Tribune (1 Mar. 1983): D4.

Shere, Charles. “Beat Artists’ Work among Exceptional Talents Exhibited.” Oakland Tribune (19 Oct. 1983): E3.

Shere, Charles. “Two S.F. Exhibits with Hints of Religion and Spring.” Oakland Tribune (28 Apr. 1984).

Shere, Charles. “Dilexi Gallery Retrospective Recalls Beat and Beatles Eras.” Oakland Tribune (21 Oct. 1984): 4.

Silverman, Jan. “S. F. Valentine Auction for Your Heart’s Content.” Oakland Tribune (11 Feb. 1985).

Shere, Charles. “Old Masters of Beat Span Generations.” Oakland Tribune (19 Aug. 1986).

Shere, Charles. “Mills Art Faculty Soars in Exhibit.” Oakland Tribune (7 Oct. 1986): C1.

Shere, Charles. “Berkeley Art Show Makes Strong Statement for Expressive Abstraction.” Oakland Tribune (27 Nov. 1986): C3.

Shere, Charles. “Gallery Roundup” Oakland Tribune (25 Feb. 1987).

Shere, Charles. “‘Made in U.S.A.’ at University Art Museum” Oakland Tribune (6 Apr. 1987).

Shere, Charles. “Gallery Roundup” Oakland Tribune (20 Apr. 1987).

Shere, Charles. “Gallery Roundup” Oakland Tribune (8 Dec. 1987).

Swift, Harriet. “Painter Jay DeFeo, Who Died Last Saturday, to Be Honored.” Oakland Tribune (15 Nov. 1989).

Swift, Harriet. “All Eyes Turn to DeFeo Show.” Oakland Tribune (9 Jan. 1990): C2-C3.

Thym, Jolene. “‘The Rose’ Will Bloom Once Again.” Oakland Tribune (12 Aug. 1995): B1–B2.

Thym, Jolene. “Beyond the Rose.” Oakland Tribune (20 Mar. 1997): CUE-1, 5.

Beeler, Monique. “Women Show ‘Grit’ Before Grit Was Cool.” Oakland Tribune (21 Sept. 2001): 26.
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Steadman, Ryan. “Museum Spotlights the Women of America’s First Cutting Edge Art Movement.” (18 Feb. 2016);

Hatch, Kevin. “‘It Has to Do with the Theater’: Bruce Conner’s Ratbastards.” October 127 (Winter 2009): 109–32.

Orange County Register
Rubio, Jeff. “Traveling Exhibit Brings Works of Jay DeFeo to Laguna Art Museum.” Orange County Register (11 July 1990).

Takahama, Valerie. “Back to Business with Variety Not Conflict.” Orange County Register (2 Sept. 1990).

P Pacific Sun
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Solnit, Rebecca. “Gallery Paule Anglim.” Pacific Sun (29 Aug. 1986).

Palo Alto Online (website)
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Palo Alto Weekly
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Paris Review
Traps, Yevgeniya. “Romance of the Rose: On Jay DeFeo.” Paris Review (14 May 2013);

Pasatiempo (Santa Fe)
Cook-Romero, Elizabeth. “A Rose Emerging from Time’s Cocoon.” Pasatiempo [Santa Fe] (4–10 Aug. 2006): 54–56.

Abatemarco, Michael. “Helmets in the Sky with Diamonds” Pasatiempo [Santa Fe] (7–13 Aug. 2009).

Abatemarco, Michael. “Parades of Roses: The Multilayered Work of Jay DeFeo” Pasatiempo [Santa Fe] (15 Mar. 2013);

Peninsula Pulse (Door County, WI)
Trenchard, Stephanie. “An Artist, an Influence: Jay DeFeo.” Peninsula Pulse [Door County, WI] 15, no. 16 (17–24 July 2009).

Peninsula Times Tribune (Palo Alto, CA)
Curtis, Cathy. “San Mateo Arts Council ’83 Exhibit Shows What Good Judging Can Do.” Peninsula Times Tribune [Palo Alto, CA] (15 May 1983).

Winter, David. “Reliving Northern California Art of the Sixties.” Peninsula Times Tribune [Palo Alto, CA] (2 Nov. 1982).

“Exhibit on Abstract Painting to Open Sunday.” Peninsula Times Tribune [Palo Alto, CA] (11 Jan. 1989): E3.

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Philadelphia Inquirer
Sozanski, Edward. “Giving a Neglected Artist Credit Long Overdue.” Philadelphia Inquirer (10 Sept. 1996).

Philadelphia Weekly
Nugent, Jeanne. “Retrospectively Yours.” Philadelphia Weekly (11 Sept. 1996).

Griffin, Jonathan. “Bella Pacifica: Bay Area Abstraction 1946 to 1963 Reviewed by Jonathan Griffin.” PICPUS 6 (Summer 2011).

Placer County News (CA)
“Auburn AAUW Sponsors Art Show, Handcraft Sale.” Placer County [CA] News (25 Apr. 1985).

PopMatters (website)
Stephens, Christopher John. “No Reader of ‘William Blake and the Age of Aquarius’ Will Remain Unmoved.” PopMatters (27 Nov. 2017);

Popular Photography
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Progress (San Francisco)
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PRWeb (website)
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R Record (Bergen County, NJ)
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Rethinking History
Cándida-Smith, Richard. “Postwar Modern Art and California’s Progressive Legacies.” Rethinking History 11, no. 1 (Mar. 2007): 103–23.

Cohen, Mark Daniel. “Exhibitions: True Grit.” Review (15 Apr. 2000): 19–21.

Silv, Randee. “Between Destinations: The Rose Unearthed” Revolt 1, no. 4 (2013);

Rohnert Park Clarion (CA)

Snyder, Jud. “An Art Show with Elbow Room.” Rohnert Park Clarion (Nov. 1978).

S Sacramento Bee
Dalkey, Victoria. “Beat Generation Lives Again in San Francisco Art Exhibit.” Sacramento Bee (13 Oct. 1996).

St. Louis Post Dispatch
Bonetti, David. “Artists Re-emerge from Obscurity to Acclaim.” St. Louis Post Dispatch (18 Jan. 2004): F1.

San Francisco Art Institute News
“The Rose: The Conservation of a Painting [Part 1].” San Francisco Art Institute News (Sept. 1995).

“Beat Culture and the New America: 1950–1965.” San Francisco Art Institute News (Nov. 1995): 2.

“The Rose: Conservation of a Painting [Part 2].” San Francisco Art Institute News (Nov. 1995): 3.

“Illustrious History: 1871–Present.” San Francisco Art Institute News (Nov. 1996): 2–3.

San Francisco Arts Monthly
Shiffman, Jean. “CCA Celebrates Its Centennial.” San Francisco Arts Monthly (Oct. 2007): 2, 45.

Wood, Sura. “DeFeo Show Offers New Perspective on Artist’s Work.” San Francisco Arts Monthly (Mar. 2019): 8;

San Francisco Bay Guardian
Roche, Harry. “Jay DeFeo.” San Francisco Bay Guardian (7 May 1997): 86.

Sussman, Matt. “Low Life, Slow Life, Part I.” San Francisco Bay Guardian (20 Feb. 2008).

San Francisco Chronicle
Frankenstein, Alfred. “Oakland Shows There Was No ‘California School.’” San Francisco Chronicle (26 Feb. 1956): 28.

Wallace, Dean. “S.F.’s Luck: Good Art at Half N.Y. Prices.” San Francisco Chronicle (27 July 1959).

Frankenstein, Alfred. “Bruce Conner Exhibit—Magic in Disorder.” San Francisco Chronicle (30 Sept. 1959).

Frankenstein, Alfred. “Glaring Lesson in Art Institute Show.” San Francisco Chronicle (Dec. 1961).

Hodel, Emilia. “High Spots in S.F.’s Art History.” San Francisco Chronicle (2 Dec. 1961).

Adams, Gerald. “A Drip Blob Scene: A Metal Tree from a Lot of Junk.” San Francisco Chronicle (3 Dec. 1961).

Frankenstein, Alfred. “The Institute Show—Contrasts and Confrontations.” San Francisco Chronicle (10 Dec. 1961): 32.

Frankenstein, Alfred. “An Exhibition of L.A. Modern Art.” San Francisco Chronicle (10 Dec. 1968): 50.

Albright, Thomas. “Just One Single Rose—A Glorious Anachronism.” San Francisco Chronicle (11 Apr. 1969): 69.

Albright, Thomas. “Overgrown Gallery on the Hill.” San Francisco Chronicle (20 Dec. 1970): 45-46.

Albright, Thomas. “Beat Generation Relives.” San Francisco Chronicle (1971). [Undated clipping in archives of The Jay DeFeo Trust]

Albright, Thomas. “Their Own Artistic Paths.” San Francisco Chronicle (17 July 1971).

Albright, Thomas. “Massive Restoration on ‘White Rose.’” San Francisco Chronicle (7 July 1973): 35.

Albright, Thomas. “The Imagery of DeFeo: Paintings Reach Far Beneath the Surface.” San Francisco Chronicle (7 Sept. 1974): 31.

Albright, Thomas. “Overview: ‘A Kind of Beatness.’” San Francisco Chronicle (17 Feb. 1975): 38.

Frankenstein, Alfred. “Hansen Fuller Commemorating the Birth of Avant Garde Art.” San Francisco Chronicle (30 Oct. 1975).

Ryan, Mary Miles. “Major 20th Century State Exhibition Opens Here Friday.” San Francisco Chronicle (29 Aug. 1976): 31.

Frankenstein, Alfred. “A Confrontation with the Modern Era.” San Francisco Chronicle (12 Sept. 1976): 33–34.

Frankenstein, Alfred. “Public Art and Abstracts in the Modern Era.” San Francisco Chronicle (19 Sept. 1976): 35.

Albright, Thomas. “The Re-emergence of a Forceful Artist.” San Francisco Chronicle (8 July 1978): 37.

Albright, Thomas. “Reestablishing Contact with the ‘Beat’ Ethic.” San Francisco Chronicle (30 Sept. 1979): 41, 43.

Albright, Thomas. “Strong Works by a Powerful Artist.” San Francisco Chronicle (7 Feb. 1980): 46.

Albright, Thomas. “Deep Parallels between Art and Jazz.” San Francisco Chronicle (24 Feb. 1980): 36–37.

Albright, Thomas. “Anniversary Show of Tuna Fish Casseroles.” San Francisco Chronicle (5 Jan. 1981).

,P> Albright, Thomas. “Art Isn’t Easily Divided into Decades.” San Francisco Chronicle (16 Feb. 1981).

Boettger, Suzaan. “An Eclectic Group of Works on Paper.” San Francisco Chronicle (2 June 1982).

Albright, Thomas. “Looking Back at a Unique Decade in Art.” San Francisco Chronicle (1 Nov. 1982).

Albright, Thomas. “2 Artists ‘Relearning’ How to Paint.” San Francisco Chronicle (14 Feb. 1983).

Albright, Thomas. “Jay DeFeo at Gallery Paule Anglim.” San Francisco Chronicle (14 Feb. 1983): 40.

Albright, Thomas. “The Beat Artists Revisited.” San Francisco Chronicle (23 Oct. 1983): 12–13.

Regan, Kate. “Looking Back on the Work of a Visionary.” San Francisco Chronicle (25 Apr. 1984).

Regen, Kate. “Recalling the Dilexi Spirit.” San Francisco Chronicle (11 Nov. 1984): 12.

Baker, Kenneth. “Uncompromising Beat Era Artists Still Going Strong.” San Francisco Chronicle (29 Aug. 1986): 87.

Baker, Kenneth. “Retrospective of Northern California Art.” San Francisco Chronicle (21 Feb. 1987): 36.

Baker, Kenneth. “Artists in Command—and Others.” San Francisco Chronicle (1 June 1988): E3.

“Obituaries: Artist Jay DeFeo—Bay Expressionist.” San Francisco Chronicle (13 Nov. 1989): B6.

“Funeral Notice: DeFeo, Jay.” San Francisco Chronicle (14 Nov. 1989): B6.

Baker, Kenneth. “Jay DeFeo Took Her Own Path.” San Francisco Chronicle (24 Feb. 1990).

Baker, Kenneth. “Earliest Works of Jay DeFeo.” San Francisco Chronicle (23 Oct. 1991): E4.

Baker, Kenneth. “Achenbach Sequel Can’t Live Up to Part I.” San Francisco Chronicle (3 Nov. 1991): 36.

Hamlin, Jesse. “‘The Rose’ to Bloom at Whitney.” San Francisco Chronicle (12 Aug. 1995).

Steger, Pat. “The Haases Say Good-By to the A’s.” San Francisco Chronicle (4 Oct. 1995): E4.

“Art: Remarkable Museum Shows This Fall.” San Francisco Chronicle (9 Nov. 1995): D3.

Baker, Kenneth. “Art Rises in the East, Casts Sumptuous Light.” San Francisco Chronicle (9 Nov. 1995).

Charters, Ann. “The Beats Go On.” San Francisco Chronicle Datebook (26 Nov. 1995): 28, 31.

Schwartz, Stephen. “Exhibit on Beat Poets at UC Berkeley.” San Francisco Chronicle (31 May 1996): A12.

Baker, Kenneth. “Show Goes by the Book.” San Francisco Chronicle (18 July 1996): G1, G4.

Hamlin, Jesse. “Tracing the Path of the Beats.” San Francisco Chronicle (29 Sept. 1996).

Holt, Patricia. “The Beats Go On at de Young.” San Francisco Chronicle (11 Oct. 1996).

Lewallen, Constance. “The Real ‘Rose’ Story.” San Francisco Chronicle Datebook (13 Oct. 1996): 8.

Baker, Kenneth. “A ‘Rose’ by Any Other Fame.” San Francisco Chronicle (19 Mar. 1997): E1–E2.

Bonetti, David. “Some Femile Artists Who Made Their Own Way.” San Francisco Chronicle (15 Oct. 2001): B1, B3.

Bonetti, David. “With SFMOMA’s Benezra, Bay Area Gets Two Art Experts.” San Francisco Chronicle (26 Mar. 2002): D6.

Baker, Kenneth. “Serious Art: The Season’s Best Art Books Reflect Our Troubled World.” San Francisco Chronicle (14 Dec. 2003): M1.

Solnit, Rebecca. “Inventing San Francisco’s Art Scene: 1960s Bohemians Altered the World from Their Lofts in the City.” San Francisco Chronicle (25 Jan. 2004): E1.

Baker, Kenneth. “Defying the Notion of Uselessness as a Sign of Authenticity.” San Francisco Chronicle (6 Aug. 2005).

Baker, Kenneth. “Artist’s Jaundiced-Eye Views of Modern Life.” San Francisco Chronicle (1 Mar. 2008): E10.

Baker, Kenneth. “‘Galaxy’ Expands Berkeley Art Museum’s Horizons.” San Francisco Chronicle (28 Mar. 2009).

Baker, Kenneth. “SFMoMA Opens 75th Anniversary Celebration.” San Francisco Chronicle (19 Dec. 2009).

Hamlin, Jesse. “Oakland Museum of California to Reopen Doors.” San Francisco Chronicle (11 Apr. 2010): Q23.

Baker, Kenneth. “R.H. Quaytman Questions Art Objects’ Self-Sufficiency.” San Francisco Chronicle (8 Jan. 2011): E1.

Baker, Kenneth. “Richmond Exhibition for Its 75th.” San Francisco Chronicle (14 Apr. 2011): F6.

Baker, Kenneth. “Galleries: Oliveira’s Figures Insert Humanity into Painting, DeFeo at Hosfelt.” San Francisco Chronicle (10 Sept. 2011): E1–E2.

“Bay Area Art Picks, Oct. 20.” San Francisco Chronicle (20 Oct. 2011): F2;

Baker, Kenneth. “‘Jay DeFeo’ Review: Fearless Art.” San Francisco Chronicle (2 Nov. 2012);

Baker, Kenneth. “DeFeo—Look for Transfigurations.” San Francisco Chronicle (3 Nov. 2012): E2.

Garchik, Leah. “New York Is Ready for the Magic.” San Francisco Chronicle (5 Nov. 2012);

Baker, Kenneth. “Gallery Shows: Chester Arnold, Jay DeFeo.” San Francisco Chronicle (23 Nov. 2012);

Baker, Kenneth. “A Look Back at the Year in Bay Area Art” San Francisco Chronicle (30 Dec. 2012);

Chun, Kimberly. “‘Sight/Vision: The Urban Milieu’: Art and Grit.” San Francisco Chronicle (23 Oct. 2013);

Helfand, Glen. “Fall Arts Preview: Visual Arts.” San Francisco Chronicle (27 Aug. 2015);

Zack, Jessica. “Paired Works Present Another Side of Jay DeFeo.” San Francisco Chronicle (30 Sep. 2015);

Desmarais, Charles. “Jim Newman, Seeking the New in Art and Music for 7 Decades and Counting.” San Francisco Chronicle (5 Jan. 2018);

(see also San Francisco Examiner and Chronicle)

Whiting, Sam. “Famed Bar from Late Jay DeFeo’s Studio Resurrected for Exhibit.” San Francisco Chronicle (30 Aug. 2018): E1, E10;

Desmarais, Charles. “Dilexi Gallery and SF Art History Live On at Brian Gross, Crown Point Press.” San Francisco Chronicle (21 Jun. 2019);

San Francisco Examiner
Fried, Alexander. “Critic Calls Graphic Art Annual ‘Disgrace.’” San Francisco Examiner (18 Dec. 1955).

“S.F. Couple Exhibit Art at N.Y. Museum.” San Francisco Examiner (13 Dec. 1959).

Fried, Alexander. “A Motley Exhibit Badly Muffs Its Opportunity.” San Francisco Examiner (Dec. 1961).

Fried, Alexander. “After 6 Years and 2300 Pounds of Paint.” San Francisco Examiner (11 Apr. 1969).

“Last Night’s Culture Rounds.” San Francisco Examiner (11 Apr. 1969): 23.

Fried, Alexander. “After 6 Years and 2300 Pounds of Paint.” San Francisco Examiner, 1973.

Frizzelle, Nancy. “The Sad Story of the ‘Rose.’” San Francisco Examiner (10 July 1973): 24.

Morch, Al. “The Prize Rebirth of an Abstractionist.” San Francisco Examiner (23 Apr. 1984): B15.

Morch, Al. “A Sweetheart of a Sale.” San Francisco Examiner (11 Feb. 1985).

“Obituaries: Artist Jay DeFeo is Dead at 60; Taught at Mills.” San Francisco Examiner (14 Nov. 1989): A16.

Bonetti, David. “Jay DeFeo: The Real Thing.” San Francisco Examiner (26 Jan. 1990): C2.

Bonetti, David. “Metaphors for the Human Spirit.” San Francisco Examiner (17 June 1992).

Bonetti, David. “Now Is the Time for a City Tour.” San Francisco Examiner (20 Jan. 1995): C14.

Bonetti, David. “Weighing in on DeFeo’s ‘The Rose.’” San Francisco Examiner (15 Aug. 1995).

Bonetti, David. “Bay City Best: Art.” San Francisco Examiner Magazine (21 July 1996): 6.

Bonetti, David. “Beat Culture.” San Francisco Examiner (4 Oct. 1996).

Bonetti, David. “Bay City Best: Art.” San Francisco Examiner (16 Mar. 1997): 8.

Bonetti, David. “The Bloom Is Back on &&8216;The Rose.’” San Francisco Examiner (21 Mar. 1997): C15–C16.

Bonetti, David. “Hoving Cites Power of ‘Rose’.” San Francisco Examiner (5 Dec. 1997).

Bonetti, David. “Art: For the Bay Area Art World, Some Luminous Shows.” San Francisco Examiner (26 Dec. 1997): B1, B10.

Bonetti, David. “Whitney: Fifty Rambunctious Years of Art.” San Francisco Examiner (23 Jan. 2000): C5.

Paskin, Murray. “Discovering Bruce Conner.” San Francisco Examiner (1 Oct. 2009).

(see also, San Francisco Examiner and Chronicle)

San Francisco Examiner and Chronicle
“The Rose.” San Francisco Examiner and Chronicle (20 Apr. 1969).

Adams, Gerald. “Lady in Search of an Encore.” San Francisco Examiner and Chronicle (21 Sept. 1969): 26.

Coffelt, Beth. “The Big Wave Was Rising.” San Francisco Examiner and Chronicle (9 Nov. 1975).

San Francisco Focus
Lufkin, Liz. “Portrait of a Critic.” San Francisco Focus (June 1985).

Marcus, Greil. “The Incredible Disapearing Art.” San Francisco Focus (Oct. 1991): 51–55.

San Francisco Magazine
Keats, Jonathon. “Jay DeFeo vs. Jasper Johns: Who Looks More Radical Now?” San Francisco Magazine (2 Nov. 2012);

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Magazine
“Now Developing: A Sneak Peak at Our New Photography Center.” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Magazine (Summer 2014): 14-15.

“Drawing Connections In the San Francisco Art Scene.” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Magazine (Summer 2015): 9.

San Francisco Public Library Art, Music, and Recreation Center (website)
“Jay DeFeo and The Rose.” San Francisco Public Library Art, Music, and Recreation Center (29 Jan. 2013);

San Francisco Weekly
Helfand, Glen. “Wall Flower.” San Francisco Weekly (1 Feb. 1995): 19.

Curiel, Jonathan. “Jay DeFeo and Jasper Johns: Rarely Seen Work at SFMOMA.” San Francisco Weekly (21 Nov. 2012);

Curiel, Jonathan. “Fall Arts 2015: Art.” San Francisco Weekly (2 Sep. 2015);

Edalatpour, Jeffrey. “Jay DeFeo’s Alter Ego at the Hosfelt Gallery.” San Francisco Weekly (16 Sep. 2015);

Curiel, Jonathan. “Art: Stone Roses.” San Francisco Weekly (16 Sep. 2015);

Curiel, Jonathan. “Mike Henderson Does It All.” San Francisco Weekly (30 Oct. 2019);

(see also SF Weekly Blogs)

San Jose Mercury Herald
Ogg, Mary. “High Craftsmanship Evidenced by County Artists in Display at Fair; Show Is Non-Regional.” San Jose Mercury Herald (19 Sept. 1946): B1.

San Jose Mercury News
Burkhart, Dorothy. “The ’60s Art Experience.” San Jose Mercury News (17 Oct. 1982).

Burkhart, Dorothy. “Critic’s Choice.” San Jose Mercury News (6 May 1984).

Burkhart, Dorothy. “Critic’s Choice: Art.” San Jose Mercury News (15 Mar. 1987): 18.

Burkhart, Dorothy. “Feminine Statements: Triton’s Show Sparkles; UC-Santa Cruz’s Doesn’t.” San Jose Mercury News (14 Oct. 1988): D13.

Burkhart, Dorothy. “Generations of Abstractions.” San Jose Mercury News (20 Jan. 1989): 13D.

“Jay DeFeo, 60, Art Teacher at Mills College, Oakland.” San Jose Mercury News (16 Nov. 1989): 3B.

Burkhart, Dorothy. “The Rest of Jay DeFeo is among Her Very Best.” San Jose Mercury News (26 Jan. 1990): 14E.

Maclay, Catherine. “A Cathedral to 20th-Century Art, S.F. Museum Shows Its Old and New in an Ideal Space.” San Jose Mercury News (15 Jan. 1995): 5.

Maclay, Catherine. “A ‘Rose&8217; That’s Larger Than Life.” San Jose Mercury News (28 Mar. 1997).

Fischer, Jack. “Bay Area Artists Get Exhibits; Varied Palettes on View.” San Jose Mercury News (2 Sept. 2001): 5E.

Fischer, Jack. “Exhibit Draws Artists’ Sketches; Pieces from All Over Bay Area Comprise Rich Collection.” San Jose Mercury News (2 Dec. 2001): 13E.

Fischer, Jack. “Photos Reveal Hidden DeFeo.” San Jose Mercury News (7 Apr. 2002): 58.

Fischer, Jack. “California Is a Focus as Collection Grows: New Exhibit Celebrates 35 Years of the San Jose Museum of Art.” San Jose Mercury News (24 Oct. 2004): 3E.

Servis, Nancy M. “The Richmond Art Center Celebrates Art Alive 75th Benefit Gala on March 26th.” San Jose Mercury News (4 Mar. 2011).

Servis, Nancy M. “Richmond Art Center a Vibrant Hub for Art.” San Jose Mercury News (29 April 2011).

Zanardi, Bonny. “San Mateo-Born Artist Featured among Abstract Art, Past and Present, Celebrated at Berkeley Art Museum.” San Jose Mercury News (5 Mar. 2011).

Taylor, Robert. “New Side of Bay Area Artist Jay DeFeo Emerges in San Jose Exhibit.” Mercury News (San Jose, CA) (25 Mar. 2019);

San Jose Metro (CA)
Albers, Patricia. “Deeper by the Dozen.” San Jose Metro (6 Oct. 1988): 16.

Santa Clara American Weekly (CA)
Richards, Sally. “Fiery Innovation at Triton Exhibit.” Santa Clara [CA] American Weekly (13 Oct. 1988): 11.

Santa Fe/North
“Opening Exhibits: Dwight Hackett Projects.” Santa Fe/North (1 Apr. 2005): 55.

Santa Fe Reporter
Fischer, Zane. “Drawing for Content.” Santa Fe Reporter (6 Apr. 2005): 26.

Sauthoff, Patricia, and Charlotte Iusinski. “Visual Arts Listings.” Santa Fe Reporter (2–8 Aug. 2006).

Gorman, Caroline K. “Summer Landscapes.” Santa Fe Reporter (23 July 2010).

Seven Arts
Jordan, Sarah. “Jay DeFeo Highlights: Painting.” Seven Arts (Sept. 1996): 11.

7x7 Art & Design
McCarthy, Allison. “Radar: Into Focus.” 7x7 Art & Design (Nov. 2012): 31.

7x7SF (website)
McCarthy, Allison. “This Week’s Hottest Events: Tom Wolfe, Woodkid, Jasper Johns, and Jay DeFeo.” 7x7SF (29 Oct. 2012);

Bigman, Alex. “Beat-era Artist Jay DeFeo’s Famed ‘The Rose’ Comes to SFMoMA.” 7x7SF (1 Nov. 2012);

Bigman, Alex. “Jay DeFeo’s SFMOMA Homecoming.” 7x7SF (7 Nov. 2012);

SFAQ Online (website)
George, Kendall. “‘Jay DeFeo: A Retrospective’ at SFMOMA.” SFAQ Online (5 Nov. 2012);

Held, John, Jr.. “Beat Goes On.” SFAQ Online (Nov. 2012);
<>. (website)
Barmann, Jay. “Video: Regarding Jay DeFeo’s ‘The Rose,’ On View at SFMOMA.” (11 Dec. 2012);

SFMOMA Member Magazine
“Conservation at SFMOMA.” SFMOMA Member Magazine (Fall 2017): 17. OpenSpace (website)
Bellamy, Dodie. “The Good, the Bad, and the Pretty.” Open Space (1 Apr. 2010);

Bellamy, Dodie. “Veronica p.s.” Open Space (2 Apr. 2010);

SF Weekly Blogs
Coe, Alexis. “Triple Threat: SFMOMA Opens Jasper Johns, Jay DeFeo, and Rafael Lozano-Hemmer.” SF Weekly Blogs (1 Nov. 2012);

(see also San Francisco Weekly)

Silicon Valley Community Newspapers
Gottschalk, Mary. “SJSU Art Department Marks 100 Years with Exhibits.” Silicon Valley Community Newspapers (8 Nov. 2013). (website)
Monroe, Arthur. “The Decade of Bebop, Beatniks and Painting.” SOMArts Cultural Center (1998).

Sonoma Index Tribune
Williams, Kate. “Sonoma County Talent Share Exhibit at SVMA.” Sonoma Index-Tribune (18 Apr. 2019);

Sonoma Valley Sun
Blattner, Simon. “SF’s Wild History Groove.” Sonoma Valley Sun (4 Jan. 2013);

South Florida Times
Garnett, Adrienne. “Whitney Museum of American Art.” South Florida Times (Feb. 2004): 26–27.

S Splash Magazines (website)
Keer, Barbara. “‘William Blake and the Age of Aquarius’ Review—A Must See Exhibition.” Splash Magazines (11 Dec. 2017);
<>. (website)
Van Proyen, Mark. “Abstraction: Then and Now at Berkeley Art Museum.” (12 Mar. 2011);

Roth, David M. “Jay DeFeo @ Hosfelt.” (24 Sept. 2011);

Roth, David. “Jay DeFeo @ SFMOMA.” (18 Jan. 2013);

Roth, David M. “Jay DeFeo @ Hosfelt.” (5 Oct. 2015);

Roth, David M. “Jay DeFeo @ San Jose Museum of Art.” (9 Apr. 2019);

Cohn, Terri. “Dilexi: The Early Years @ Brian Gross.” (9 Jul. 2019);

Stone Voices
Edwards, Darren. “At the Center of Things.” Stone Voices (Sept. 2011): 52–55.

Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazine (Germany)
Gonzalez, Alexandra. “The Volcanoes of the West Coast.” Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazine (Germany) (26 Feb. 2016): 19;
<>. (website)
Kiamzon, Johanna. “Late West Coast Artist Jay DeFeo Reintroduced to U.S. Public in Exhibit.” [website] (8 Oct. 2003);

T THE Magazine (Santa Fe)
“Previews: Draw.” THE Magazine [Santa Fe] (Apr. 2005): 32.

Carlisle, Susanna. “Jay DeFeo: No End: Works on Paper from the 1980s and Botanicals: Photographs from the 1970s.” THE Magazine [Santa Fe] (Oct. 2006).

Third Coast Review (Chicago)
Wawzenek, Tom. “Expand Your Consciousness with William Blake and the Age of Aquarius @ The Block Museum of Art.” Third Coast Review (7 Dec. 2017);

Lacayo, Richard. “New Survey Brings Women Into the Action of Abstract Expressionism.” Time (4 July 2016);

TimeOut New York
Halle, Howard. “On the Road Warriors.” TimeOut New York (8 Nov. 1995): 6–9.

“Whitney Museum: Top 25 Works of Art at America’s Art Museum.” TimeOut New York (8 Aug. 2012);

Halle, Howard. “Top Five Shows: Feb 28–Mar 6, 2013.” TimeOut New York (28 Feb. 2013);

“Critics’ Picks.” TimeOut New York (21 Feb. 2013): 46–47.

Wolin, Joseph R. “Jay DeFeo: A Retrospective.” TimeOut New York (18 Mar. 2013);

Travel & Leisure
Sevcik, Kimberley. “Howl Now..” Travel & Leisure (Nov. 1995): E1–E4.

U UAM Pacific Film Archive (Berkeley)
“Lannan Foundation Grant.” UAM Pacific Film Archive (June 1989): 1.

“DeFeo Tribute and Mapplethorpe Lecture.” UAM Pacific Film Archive (Jan. 1990): 1.

“Jay DeFeo: Works on Paper.” UAM Pacific Film Archive (Jan. 1990): 3.

“Jay DeFeo: Works on Paper.” UAM Pacific Film Archive (Feb. 1990): 2.

“Works on Paper Featured in Jay DeFeo Retrospective.” UAM Pacific Film Archive (Mar. 1990): 3.

V Village Voice
Aletti, Vince. “Voice Choices: ‘Fractured Identity: Cut and Paste.’” Village Voice (May 1994).

“Beat Culture and the New America: 1950–1965.” Village Voice (8 Nov. 1995).

Schjeldahl, Peter. “Beat and Rebeat.” Village Voice (21 Nov. 1995): 73.

Saltz, Jerry. “Where the Girls Aren’t.” Village Voice (19 Sept. 2006);

Shuster, Robert. “Spring Arts Preview.” Village Voice (29 Mar. 2017): 26-27.

Visual Art Source (website)
Ross, Alex. “Editorial Recommendations: Jay DeFeo.” Visual Art Source (24 July 2010);

Rubin, David S. “Jay DeFeo.” Visual Art Source (21 Aug. 2018);

Lord, M. G. “On the Road Again.” Vogue (Oct. 1995): 326-31, 372.

Kazanjian, Dodie. “Collective Spirit.” Vogue (Apr. 2003): 532, 536.

Kazanjian, Dodie. “Bloomsday.” Vogue (Sept. 2003).

Karcher, Eva. “Ich Bin Die Anderen.” Vogue [German edition] (1 Sept. 2007): 268.

Gonzalez, Alexandra. “Tausend Kilo Kunst.” Vogue [German edition] (Nov. 2012): 144.

The Voice (Aptos, CA)
Stiles, Knute. “Jay DeFeo.” The Voice [Aptos, CA] (22 Feb. 1980).

Strawn, Sandra. “Four Artists Explore Drawing Techniques.” The Voice [Aptos, CA] (Dec. 1998).

W Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
Jones, Marianna. “Artist’s Work Metaphysical.” Walla Walla Union-Bulletin (31 Jan. 1980): 16.

Wall Street Journal
Littlejohn, David. “The New York School’s Cross-Country Rival.” Wall Street Journal (10 Sept. 1996);

Littlejohn, David. “Cosmology on a Canvas.” Wall Street Journal (20 Nov. 2012): D5.

Gammerman, Ellen. “The ‘Rose’ That Weighs a Ton.” Wall Street Journal (15 Feb. 2013): C14;

Wilkin, Karen. “‘Women of Abstract Expressionism’ Review: Blowing Up the Boys’ Club.” Wall Street Journal (15 Aug 2016);

Washington Post
Ermann, Lynn M. “When Art Hits the Road.” Washington Post (29 Nov. 1998): 66–67.

Lewis, Jo Ann. “Art in the Near-View Mirror; The Last 50 Years: Too Close for Comfort in N.Y. Show.” Washington Post (3 Oct. 1999): G1.

McGlone, Peggy. “Trustee Promises 18 Drawings by American Sculptors to Phillips Collection.” Washington Post (9 Mar. 2015);

Washington Times
Shaw-Eagle, Joanna. “Luminously Figurative: Rare Glimpse at Quirky West Coast Movement.” Washington Times (8 May 2004): B1.

The Week
“Jay DeFeo: A Retrospective.” The Week (30 Nov. 2012): 24.

West (SF Art Institute)
Phillips, Lisa. “Beat Culture and the New America: 1950–1965.” West Magazine [SF Art Institute] (Winter 1995–1996): 16–17.

West Art
“DeFeo: Selected Works.” West Art (13 Apr. 1984).

Western Historical Quarterly
Grieve, Victoria. “Art as History: Interpreting the Past at the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art.” Western Historical Quarterly 37, no. 3 (Autumn 2006): 351–57.
Dessent, Blaire. “A Bohemian in Paris: Jay DeFeo at Galerie frank elbaz.” (July 2016);

Woman’s Art Journal
Rice, Robin. “Review: Jay DeFeo: Selected Works 1952–1989 by Constance Lewallen, Bill Berkson, Michael McClure.” Woman’s Art Journal (Spring–Summer 1998): 58–59.

Kurczynski, Karen. “Wack! Art and the Feminist Revolution.” Woman’s Art Journal (Fall–Winter 2008): 50–53.

Sternberger, Paul. “Jay DeFeo: A Retrospective.” Woman's Art Journal (Fall–Winter 2013): 48-50.

The World
Frankenstein, Alfred. “The Wonderful ’50s—Artists and Poets.” The World, (9 Feb. 1975): 25–26.

X X-TRA Contemporary Art Quarterly
Allan, Ken. “Reflections on Walter Hopps in Los Angeles.” X-TRA Contemporary Art Quarterly 8, no. 1 (Fall 2005).



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