Selected Critical Texts on Shimon Attie’s Work

Shimon Attie: Lost in Space, Hannah Klemm, from gallery guide for solo exhibition at St. Louis Art Museum, 2017


Shimon Attie at the St. Louis Art Museum, Modern Art Notes Podcast, Tyler Green, May 4, 2017


Art’s Wilderness, Mieke Bal, introduction to the monograph Facts on the Ground, Nazraeli Press, 2016


Shimon Attie Facts on the Ground, Jack Shainman Gallery, Yasaman Alipour, The Brooklyn Rail: Critical Perspectives on Arts, Politics, and Culture, June 3, 2016


Landscape, Language and Light: A Dialogue, by Gannit Ankori and Samir Srouji, essay for the monograph Facts on the Ground, Nazraeli Press, 2016


Shimon Attie Sign Language, Interview with Andrea Blanch, Musee Magazine, Issue #15, 2016


Shimon Attie: MetroPAL.IS., Richard Klein, from gallery guide for solo exhibition at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, 2011


Outside Time: The Art of Shimon Attie, John Hanhardt, essay on Racing Clocks Run Slow: Archaeology of a Race Track, 2008


The Incomplete spectacle: Aberfan in its own image, Chris Townsend, essay for the monograph The Attraction of Onlookers: Aberfan – An Anatomy of a Welsh Village, Parthian, UK, 2008


Shimon Attie: Sightings, The Ecology of an Art Museum, Daniell Cornell, from gallery guide for solo exhibition at the de Young Museum/Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, 2008


The Mourning Play (Trauerspiel) of Shimon Attie, Peter E. D. Muir, Journal for Cultural Research, Vol. 11, Nr 4, October, 2007


The History of Another, Alexander Stille, essay for the monograph The History of Another: Projections in Rome, Twin Palms Press/Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, 2004


Persistence of Memory, Norman L. Kleeblatt, cover story, Art in America, June, 2000


Sites Unseen: Shimon Attie’s Acts of Remembrance, 1991-1996, James Young, Chapter 3, pages 62-89 At Memory’s Edge: after images of the Holocaust in Contemporary Art and Architecture, Yale University Press, 2000


Writing in Light on the Tenement Walls, Amei Wallach, feature in Sunday New York Times, Sept 13, 1998