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  • Lam, Steven, Through Negotiation: A Conversation with Shirley Tse, Sculpture Magazine, Jan/Feb, Volume 43, No.1 (pdf)


  • Shirley Tse in Conversation with Alice Wang, Precarious Play, X-TRA Journal, Volume 25 Issue 2 (pdf)
  • Holyoak, Vanessa, Artists at Work: Shirley Tse, East of Borneo, April 21 (pdf)


  • Holyoak, Vanessa, Shirley Tse’s Ecology of the Everyday, Hyperallergic Art Reviews, July 27
  • Chien, Christopher, A Ubiquity Made Visible: Non-Sovereign Visuality, Plastic Flowers and Labor in Cold War Hong Kong, Amerasia Journal, January 4


  • Lai, Mankit, Curating pandemic contingencies: Remote collaboration and display configuration in practice, Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art, August (pdf)




  • Shirley Tse to Represent Hong Kong at 2019 Venice Biennale, June 18 Artforum


  • Harvey, Doug, 10 L.A. Artists Whose Work You Probably Don’t Know – but Should, Oct 31 Artsy.net (png)


  • Artforum 500 words as told to Chris Kraus, July. (pdf)
  • Wood, Eve, Killer Pick of the Week: Shirley Tse, Artillery Magazine, July 13 (pdf)
  • Shang, Danielle, “Lift Me Up So I Can See Better” in LA, Ran Dian Art Magazine (randian-online.com). July 13 (pdf)
  • Zellen, Jody, Shirley Tse Artscene, July. (pdf)








  • McQuaid, Cate. “Breaking down the beauty of Styrofoam,” The Boston Globe, March 28, p. D6 (pdf)
  • Van Siclen, Bill. “A Look a Styrofoam and Industrial Design,” The Providence Journal, April 3, p. E8 (pdf)
  • Mendelsohn, Meredith, “Foam Improvement,” Art News, p. 48, March 2008
  • Aushenker, Michael. “Art Exhibit ‘Acts’ Out First Amendment Issues,” Palisades Post, January 31, 2008 (pdf)
  • Leon, Lea. “With Patriot Acts, Artists Show the Law is Really Open to Interpretation”, Los Angeles Times, January 24, 2008 (pdf)


  • Beischer, Tom and Lee, Marion. Chapter 12: “Plasti(City) of Material and Meaning: Shirley Tse’s Forms of Identity.” Global Babel: Questions of Discourse and Communication in a time of Globalization, ed. by Samir Dayal and Margueritte Murphy, Cambridge Scholars Publishing pp. 298-313 (pdf)
  • Collins, Judith, Sculpture Today, Phaidon, p. 433
  • Myers, Holly, “Social Issues Leave Imprint in ‘Touched’”, Los Angeles Times, August 22, E6
  • Harvey, Doug, “Hey Ladies: The Girls Go Wild West at Bergamot”, LA Weekly, May 2, 2007, p. 56
  • Velasco, David. “Shirley Tse – Murray Guy”, Artforum, April 2007, pp.275-276 (pdf)
  • Dambrot, Shana Nys, “Shirley Tse: ‘Sink Like A Submarine’ at Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Art Ltd, July 2007, p.18
  • Mizota, Sharon. “Shirley Tse, Shoshana Wayne Gallery”, Picks, Artforum.com, June 2007 (jpeg)



  • Marsh, Margaret and Michelle Watts and Craig Malyon, ART 2:Practice (Victoria: Oxford University Press) 2005. p.131
  • Godfrey, Mark, “Image Structures”, ArtForum, February, p.147-153
  • _____, “L.A.”, The New Yorker, May 2-May 9
  • Bollen, Christopher, New York Critics’ Picks, “LA”, Artforum.com, May, 17 Inselmann Andrea, ‘Material Matters’, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University
  • Godfrey, Mark. “Image Structures”, Artforum, February 2005, pp.146-153 (pdf)


  • The New Yorker, December 6, 2004, p.
  • Friedrich, Kristin, “White Noise at Redcat”, Los Angeles Downtown News, October 14
  • Myers, Holly, Disposable Society, Los Angeles Times, October 13
  • Beischer, Thomas and Lee, Marion, Martianmallow-Food for the Inner Alien, Gastronomica, Spring 2004, p.9-10.
  • Isé, Claudine, Particle Theory, exhibition brochure, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
  • Miles, Christopher. “Power Towers: Transmission and Trace”, Power Towers, exhibition catalogue, Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA


  • Beischer, Thomas and Marion Lee, “Exploring the Para-Site: Shirley Tse’s Plasticity of Material and Meaning”, Thresholds 27, Exploration, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, pp. 32-37
  • Charlesworth, J.J. “Coastal Melancholy’, Modern Painters, Summer 2003, pp. 36-38
  • Gray, Emma and Lafuente, Pablo, “You Haven’t Taught Until You See the Lightbulb in their Eyes Light Up”,ArtReview July/August, p.40-50. (pdf)
  • Zeiger, Mimi. ‘The Stuff that Surrounds You’, Arthur, March, pp.6 & 8
  • Chu, Ingrid. ‘Out of site: Fictional Architectural Spaces’, Para-Para, in Parachute 109, January –March pp.5-6
  • Knight Christopher. ‘On the Underbelly of the Zeitgeist’, Los Angeles Times, February 21
  • Spalding, David, “Shirley Tse at the CCAC Wattis Institute”, Flash Art, January-February, Vol.XXXVI, No.228, p.51
  • Helfand, Glen, ‘One Size Fits All?’ Guardian, San Francisco, Jan. 8. pp. 45-46


  • Critic’s choice, “ ‘Shelf Life’ and ‘In the Making’,” San Francisco Bay Guardian, December 2002, p.80
  • Aragào, Thais. ‘De Cabeca Para Baixo,’ Opovo, Fortaleza, Brazil, December 13
  • liva, Fernando, ‘Mapa Invertido,’ Bravo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, December, p. 29.
  • Chen, Elsa Hsiang-Chun. “Identity politics? Allegorical existence? On the way to the fantastic”, Yishu Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art, Summer, pp. 93-94
  • Westbrook, Lindsey. ‘Shelf Life’ and ‘In the Making’, Guardian, San Francisco, December 4, p. 80
  • Williams, Gregory. ‘Out of Site’, Artforum.com, posted July
  • Cotter, Holland. ‘Architectural Visions Keep Dreamers Awake’, The New York Times, 12 July
  • Halle, Howard. ‘Building the Future’, Time Out New York, 11-18 July, issue no.354, p.46
  • Cover Image, Log Illustrated, the X Issue, Summer, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Barragan, Paco. ‘The Art to Come’, book, Madrid, Spain: Subasta Siglo XXI, pp. 288-89
  • Richard, Frances. Artforum, Summer, pp. 177-178
  • Burton, Johanna. ‘Polytocous’, Time Out New York, 18-25 April, p.62
  • Williams, Gregory, ‘New York-Critics Picks: Shirley Tse,’ Artforum.com,, April,
  • Hsieh, David. World Journal, New York, April
  • Morgan, Jessica, “Imaginary Architects,” exhibition catalogue, Artists Imagine * 2002 Architecture, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, p. 39
  • Ellegood, Anne, ‘Out of Site: Fictional Architectural Spaces,’ exhibition catalogue, Out of Site: Fictional Architectural Spaces, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, pp.30-33
  • Bradley, Jessica, ‘Provisional Worlds,’ exhibition catalogue, Provisional Worlds, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada, p.18
  • Holubizky, Ihor, ‘The Other Side of the Clock: The 2002 Biennale of Sydney,’ C International Contemporary Art, Toronto, Canada, pp. 20-23
  • Cattelan, Maurizio, et al. eds. Charley 01, New York: Distributed Art Publishers, p. 71
  • Barilli, Renato, ‘Art Drifts’, exhibition catalogue, Officina America, Galleria d’Arte Moderna di Bologna, Italy: Mazzotta, p. 40


  • Gagnon, Adrienne, ‘Shirley Tse’, exhibition catalogue, 01.01.01: Art in Technological Times, SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA, pp. 136-37
  • Spalding, David. ‘A conversation with artists in ‘010101: Art in Technological Times’ Interview, Artweek, May, vol. 32, issue 5, pp.13-14
  • Rugoff, Ralph, ‘Virtual Corridors of Power: Ralph Rugoff approaches the cutting edge of digital technology in a timely exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’,The Financial Times, March 31
  • Williams, Gregory. Frieze, January-February, issue 56,pp.106-107
  • Rugoff, Ralph. “FirstTake”, Artforum, Janaury, vol. XXXIX, no.5, p.123 (pdf)
  • Panzera, Lisa. ‘Shirley Tse at Murray Guy’, Art in America, January, vo.89, no.1, p.119
  • Stojnic, Niki, ‘Bits of Art’, Alaska Airlines, January


  • Herron, Theresa. ‘Shirley Tse: Creatrix of Plasticity’, newbeats.com, December
  • Harvey, Doug. ‘Ten Shows That Rocked My World’, LA Weekly, December 29-January 4
  • Levin, Kim. ‘Voice Choices’, The Village Voice, Vol. XLV No.40, October 10
  • Johnson, Ken. ‘Shirley Tse – Murray Guy’, The New York Times, September 29, p.E32
  • Carter, Jeff, ‘St. Louis – Shirley Tse’, Flash Art International, Summer, p.49
  • O’Brien, Draza Fratto. ‘Shirley Tse and Tran T. Kim-Trang at Shoshona Wayne Gallery’, Artweek, June pp.21-22
  • Maxwell, Douglas, ‘Art Chicago 2000’, Onview.com, May 24
  • Decepida, Joseph. ‘From Buddha To Bubble Wrap’, The University News, St. Louis, April 13, p.13
  • Harvey, Doug. ‘Tim Hawkinson, Charles LaBelle, John Divola, Tim Ebner, Shirley Tse, more’, LA Weeklly, April 7, pp.39-40
  • Duncan, Michael. ‘L.A. Confidential’, Artnet, April
  • Kandel, Susan. ‘Shirley Tse: Plastic Aphasia, artext, no.68, February.-April, pp.44-45
  • Mahoney, Robert. ‘Millennium at Tate Gallery’, Time Out NY, 29 July-5 August, p.52


  • Grabner, Michelle. ‘Stuff’, Frieze, September, pp. 106-107
  • Mutscheller, C. ‘More Stuff’, The Lumpen Times, May, pp.44-45
  • Mahoney, Robert, “Millennium (TATE),” Time Out New York, July 29 – Aug. 5,
  • Stuff (exhibition catalogue), essays by Jeanne Dunning and James Yood, Chicago: The Contemporary Arts Council/TBA Exhibition Space, Chicago
  • Harvey, Doug. ‘Futurama’, L.A. Weekly, 9-15 April, p.45


  • Wilson, William. ‘Food Preserved with a Twist in the Polka Dot Kitchen’, Los Angeles Times, October 20, p.F5
  • Linton, Meg. ‘Polysemy ™ at Shoshana Wayne Gallery’, Artweek, December, p.20


  • Hultkrans, Andrew. ‘Gadget Love – Andrew Hultkrans on Three Days in the Desert’, Artforum, January, p.21
  • Dewey, Fred. ‘The Chance Roll Abolishes the Dice’, Coagula, January, p.48
  • Kandel, Susan. “Art Reviews’, Los Angeles Times, 7 February, p.F18
  • Hainley, Bruce. ‘Bastards of Modernity’, Artforum, March, p.99
  • DiMichelle, David. ‘Bastards of Modernity at Angles Gallery’, Artweek, April, p.23
  • Tumlir, Jan. ‘The 1997 LACE Annuale’, L.A. Weekly, 10-16 October
  • Howell, George. ‘A Box’, Art Papers, November-December, p.46


  • Auerbach, Lisa Anne. ‘The Land of the Bland’, Los Angeles Reader, 21 June, p.28
  • Swed, Mark. ‘Hundreds by Design, Weigh Role of Chance, Los Angeles Times, 11 November