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publications

 

 

A limited number of texts is published on my Scrib’d page. 

2015

  • (forthcoming) ‘Arrested Development: Death in the Family Album,’ in Wide Angle: Photography as Public Practice, ed. Terry Kurgan and Tracy Murinik, Johannesburg: Fourthwall Books.
  • ‘Look, See: Maia Horta’s Little Acts of Voyeurism,‘ in Maia Horta: Paintings, self published, Lisbon.

2014

  • “Matisse’s Startling Late Works: The Cut Outs,” in London Grip, May.
  • ‘The Future-Past: Competing Temporalities of the Ruin,’ in London Grip, April. 
  • ‘Do Arquivo à Instalação, no trabalho de Umrão Singh Sher-Gil e do neto Vivan Sundaram,’ in O Império da Visão: Fotografia no contexto colonialportuguês, ed. Filipa Vicente, Lisbon: Edições 70.
  • (forthcoming) ‘Exposing Mothers,’ in Photography & Culture, either summer or autumn.

 

2013


2012

2011

2010

2009

  • Contrariar, Esmagar Amar: A Família e o Estado Novo na Obra de Paula Rego, Assírio e Alvim, Lisbon.
  •  ‘Heaven and Earth: The Work of Richard Long’, in London Grip, June. 
  •  ‘The Art of Relating: Fernanda Fragateiro in Context,’ in dardo magazine, no. 11, June-September, pp. 106-131.
  •  ‘The Artist in her Studio’, catalogue essay in Paula Rego, Casa das Histórias, Cascais, Portugal.

 

2008

  • ‘Uma História Natural de Sonolência/A Natural History of Drowsiness, catalogue essay, Susanne Themlitz: O Estado de Sonolência/ The State of Drowsiness, Culturgest, Lisbon.
  • ‘A pintura da vida moderna: a fotografia contemporânea e o quotidiano’, in Revista de comunicações e linguagens, ed. Margarida Medeiros, June, no. 39.

 

2007

  • ‘An Impossible Love: Subjection and Embodiment’ in Paula Rego’s Possession, Art History, Vol. 30 no. 1, February, pp. 83-103.
  • ‘The Painting of Modern Life: Contemporary Photography and the Everyday’, in London Grip.
  • ‘Um Olhar sobre o corpo marginal: O caso da Vénus Hotentote’, in Margens: Arte Contemporânea, ed. Sara Antónia Matos, Montemor-o-Novo: Edições Montemor-o-Novo, 2007.

 

 2005

 

2004

  • (editor), Compreender Paula Rego, Lisbon, Edições Público/Serralves
  • ‘Possessed: Love and Authority in the Work of Paula Rego,’ / ‘Corpos Possuídos: Amor e Autoridade na Obra de Paula Rego,’ in Paula Rego, exhibition catalogue/monograph, Oporto, Museu Serralves.
  • (With Jessica Dubow) ‘History as the main complaint: William Kentridge and the making of post-apartheid South Africa,’ Art History, vol. 27 no. 4, September.

 

2003

  • ‘Symptoms and Secrets: The Parallel Production of Ana Vidigal,’ in Ana Vidigal, Lisbon, Assirio & Alvim. Reprinted with some changes in the catalogue Ana Vidigal: Menina limpa menina suja/Clean Girl Dirty Girl, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, 2010.
  • Brief Encounter: Paula Rego and António Tabucch,’ / ‘Um Encontro Breve: Paula Rego e Antonio Tabucchi, in Fogo – Fuoco- Fire, Lisbon, Inapa/Ratton.
  • ‘A Space of Muffled Melancholy: Photographs by Lucia Vasconcelos’ (catalogue essay) in Da História às Imagens, Fábrica da Pólvora de Barcarena, Oeiras.
  • ‘Conhecendo o Outro: a visualização e representação da ‘Africa’ e da ‘Mulher’ em Freud, Picasso e Conrad’ (Knowing the Other: the visualisation and representation of “Africa” and “Woman” in Freud, Picasso and Conrad), Revista Portuguesa de Psicanálise, March 2003.

 

2002

  • ‘Com o Suor do Rosto/ With the Sweat of Your Brown,’ in Com o Suor do Rosto: Cristina Ataíde, exhibition catalogue, Museu Francisco Tavares Proença Júnior, Castelo Branco, Portugal.
  • ‘Fiat Lux: The dark new paintings of João Salema’, Maria João Salema, Galeria Borres & Malo, Cáceres, Spain.

 

2001

  • ‘Uma Cozinha Própria: O Livro da Rute Revisitado’ (‘A Kitchen of one’s own: The Book of Ruth Revisited’), in A Bíblia, Lisbon, Três Sinais.
  • ‘The Remains of the Day’, catalogue essay, Isabel Sabino, Enes Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon.

 

2000

  •  ‘Ângela Ferreira: A diversidade de meios na unicidade de ideias’, Artlink, December.
  • (with Tony Godfrey), Graça Pereira Coutinho, Lisbon, Editora Estar.
  • ‘Il t’aime’, in Déja-Vu: Douglas Gordon, Questions and Answers, Volume 3, Paris, Musée dd’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris.
  • (With Ana Vidigal), O Véu da Noiva/The Bridal Veil, Lisbon, Author’s edition.
  • (With Paulo Reis) ‘ So much water, such a wide sea: an extended conversation’, in catalogue, Um Oceano Inteiro Para Nadar, Culturgest, Lisbon.
  • ‘Queda Livre: Ana Hatherly em conversa com Ruth Rosengarten’, Revista Arte Ibérica, Lisbon, February 2000.

 

1999

  • Getting Away with Murder: Paula Rego and the Crime of Father Amaro, Birmingham, Delos Press.
  • Paula Rego e o Crime do Padre Amaro, Lisbon, Quetzal.
  • (With Lúcia Vasconcelos) Manhattan Diaries, Lisbon, Author’s edition.
  • ‘Nurturing the Adult Within: Recent Drawings and etchings by Paula Rego’, catalogue essay, exhibition Open Secrets: Recent Drawings and Etchings by Paula Rego, University of Dartmouth, Massachuesetts, USA and Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Paris.
  • ‘Mapping a Landscape of Desire: Recent work by Fátima Mendonça’, catalogue essay, Galeria Fernando Santos, Oporto, November.
  • Yes and no, in other words:António Dacosta, Bermuda National Gallery, Bermuda.
  • ‘Laying cultural foundations’, Tate Magazine, London, spring.
  • An Impossible Distance: New work by Maria Capelo’,  (catalogue essay), Maria Capelo, Leal Senado, Macau.
  • ‘Unfolding dimly along the blind course of time: an appraisal of the work of Mário Botas’, catalogue essay, Retrospective exhibition, Mário Botas, Lisbon, Centro Cultural de Belém.
  • ‘The Pot Calling the Kettle Black’, in Grey Areas: Identity, Politics, and Representation in Contemporary South African Art, Co-editors: Brenda Atkinson and Candice Breitz, Johannesburg, (South Africa),  Chalkham Hill Press.
  • ‘Tyranny Against Nature and Reason: New Work by Rui Serra’, (catalogue essay),  Galeria Fernando Santos, Oporto, March.
  • ‘Da Pintura para a ficção: Entrevista com João Penalva’, Revista Arte Ibérica. nº 21, February.
  • ‘An Intimate Mosaic: New Work by Laura Arison and Jagjit Chuhan’, (catalogue essay), University of Liverpool, February.
  • ‘Douglas Gordon’, Revista Arte Ibérica, Lisbon, January.

 

1998

  • ‘Paula Rego’, Arte Ibérica, Lisbon, March.
  • ‘Out of Africa: Um Olhar sobre as relações entre a arte contemporânea em Portugal e Africa’ Revista Belém, Autum/winter
  •  ‘A Insustentável Leveza de Parecer: Cindy Sherman’, Arte Ibérica nº 18, October.
  • ‘Giacometti: Uma Imoblidade ansiosa’, Arte Ibérica nº 19, November.
  • ‘Playthings of the Gods: The Magic Gardens of João Motta’, (catalogue essay), Museu do Azulejo, Lisbon.
  • One Hundred Days, Author’s edition, Lisbon.

 

1997 

  • ‘Sicalypsis: The Work of Ricardo Wolfson’, catalogue essay, Armazem 17, Lisbon.
  • ‘Home Truths: The Work of Paula Rego’, Paula Rego, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery, Liverpool, England, and Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon.
  • Memento Mori: Nine Busts by Isa Dreyer Botelho, Lisbon, Arquivo Fotográfico.
  • ‘Public Virtues, Private Vices: The Work of Ana Vidigal’, exhibition catalogue, Museu Nogueira da Silva, Universidade do Minho, Portugal.
  • ‘Reply: Olu Oguibe and the Natives at Graz’, in Texte zur Kunst, nº 26, June.
  • ‘To Have and to Hold: Recent Drawings by Terry Kurgan’, Exhibition catalogue (Home Truths),  Linda Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, July.

 

1996

  • ‘Between the Lines’, catalogue essay for the exhibition Don’t Mess with Mister Inbetween: Fifteen Artists from South Africa, Culturgest, Lisbon.

 

1995

  • ‘A tentação de Cézanne’ (Cézanne’s temptation); Revista Artes e Leilões no. 35, Lisbon.
  • ‘Those discreet objects of desire: the recent work of Jorge Aleixo’, catalogue essay, Beja, Portugal.
  • ‘Identidade e Alteridade: A Bienal de Veneza’, Revista Artes e Leilões, Lisbon, no. 31, July
  • ‘António Dacosta: A nostalgia do sagrado’, Catalogue essay, Governo Regional dos Açores, Angra do Heroismo.
  • ‘Inside Out’, frieze  magazine, London, no. 23, Summer.
  • ‘A nova arte de Cuba’, Revista Artes e Leilões, Lisbon, no. 30, June.
  • ‘De dentro para fora’, Revista Artes e Leilões, Lisbon, no. 29, May.

 

1994

  • ‘Beyond the pleasure principle: The recent work of Julio Pomar’, catalogue essay, Culturgest, Lisbon.
  • ‘Magic and Loss: Graça Morais’, catalogue essay, Museu d’Agua, Lisbon.

 

1993

  • ‘Ruth Rosengarten and Manuel Costa Cabral in Conversaion’, catalogue, Orientations, Akemi  Foundation, Amagasaki, Japan.
  • ‘Pomar in the Eighties’, (catalogue essay), travelling exhibition organized by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon
  • ‘Stories from the National Gallery: A reading of four paintings by Paula Rego’, The London Magazine, January.

 

1992

  • ‘Graça Morais’, catalogue essay, Kimberley Gallery, Washington DC and Scott Allen Gallery, New York
  • ‘No Rasto de Piero’ (In Piero’s Footsteps),  Revista Artes e Leilões, no. 17, December.
  • ‘Otto Dix in London’, Revista Artes e Leilões, no. 16, September.
  • ‘Rembrandt: O mestre e o seu atelier’, Revista Artes e Leilões, no. 14, March
  • ‘Manuel Botelho’, catalogue essay, Flowers East, London, England.

 

1991

  • ‘Present Tense: The work of Miguel Branco’, Catalogue essay, Tríptico,  Europalia, Museum von Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent, Belgium.
  • ‘Telling Stories: the work of Paula Rego’, Catalogue essay, Tríptico,  Europalia, Museum von Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent, Belgium.

 

1990

  • ‘João Penalva in Conversation with Ruth Rosengarten’, (catalogue), Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon.
  • ‘Two makes one better’, catalogue essay, exhibition of  works by João Penalva, Galeria Atlantica, Oporto.
  • ‘Em busca do tempo perdido: O Trabalho recente de Menez´’, (Rememberances of things past: the recent work of Menez) Revista Artes e Leilões, Lisbon, no. 6.
  • ‘Bridging the Gap: Portuguese Painters Abroad’, Lapiz,  Madrid, no. 70, Summer.
  • ‘Still Lives: Manuel Amado’, catalogue essay, Anne Berthoud Gallery, Londodn, England

 

1988

  • ‘Pontos de vista: Fotografia e Feminismo no contexto do Pós-modernismo’ (Points of View: Photography and Feminism in the context of Post-Modernism), Revista de Comunicações e Linguagem, Lisbon.
  • ‘La Règle du Jeu’, catalogue essay, retrospective exhibition, Paula Rego, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, and Serpentine Gallery, London.

 

1987

  • ‘O Pós-modernismo e as artes visuais’, (Post Modernism an the Visual Arts), Revista RISCO, no. 6, summer.