Catalogues and Books


Andrea Karnes (ed.), Women Painting Women (New York (NY): DelMonico Books; Forth Worth (TX): Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 2022)

Stephen Ellcock and Mat Osman, England on Fire (London: Watkins Publishing, 2022)

2016                         Nicola Tyson, Works on Paper (New York (NY): Friedrich Petzel Gallery, 2016) (exh cat.)

Stephen Chambers (ed), The Royal Academy Illustrated 2010 (London: Royal Academy of Arts, 2010)


Christian Rattemeyer, The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, Catalogue Raisonné (New York (NY): The Museum of Modern Art, 2009)


Charlotte Mullins, Painting People (London: Thames & Hudson, 2006)

Francesca Richer and Matthew Rosenzweig, No. 1: First Works by 362 Artists (London: Thames & Hudson, 2006)

John Hutchinson, Alabama Chrome (Dublin: The Douglas Hyde Gallery, 2006)

 2005 Axel Hein and Wolfgang Schoppmann, Most Wanted: The Olbricht Collection (Cologne: Walther König, 2005)

Nicola Tyson (Dublin: Douglas Hyde Gallery, 2005) (exh cat.)


Summer Exhibition (London: Royal Academy, 2004) (exh cat.)

Hubertus Grassner, Moving Energies # 02 1 (Folkwang: Museum Essen, 2004)


Harmony Hammond, Lesbian Art In America: A Contemporary History (New York (NY): Rizzoli, 2000)


Nicola Tyson (Zurich: Kunsthalle Zurich,1998) (exh cat.)


Nicola Tyson (New York (NY): Friedrich Petzel Gallery, 1997) (exh cat.)


Cherry Smith, Damn Fine Art by New Lesbian Artists (London: Cassel, 1996)


Nayland Blake, Lawrence Rinder and Amy Scholder, A Brief History of Trial Balloon...: Different Light: Visual Culture, Sexual Identity, Queer Practice (San Francisco (CA): City Lights Books, 1995)


Articles, Magazines and Reviews


Willis Ryder Arnold, ‘Contemporary Art Museum unveils spring exhibition’, St. Louis Public Radio, 27 January 2017


Ann Binlot, ‘5 Works to Check Out at Art Los Angeles Contemporary’, Forbes, 30 January 2016

Jenny Bahn, ‘The Shape of Things’, Office Magazine, February 2016

Yin Ho, ‘Critics’ Pick: Nicola Tyson at Petzel Gallery’, Artforum, 09 April 2016

Kate Orne, ‘Nicola Tyson’s Donkey Days’, Upstate Diary, October 2016

Wayne Koestenbaum, ‘Second Sex: Wayne Koestenbaum on “’My’ Masculinity”,’ Artforum, Summer 2016

Willis Ryder Arnold, ‘Contemporary Art Museum hopes new exhibits restore public’s faith after Walker show’, St. Louis Public Radio, 22 November 2016

Chloe Wyma, ‘Writing the Body,’ Art + Auction, February 2016

Steven Litt, ‘Artists Dufresne and Tyson reimagine the body in terrific show at Cleveland Institute of Art’,, 17 November 2016


Eric Bryant, ‘25 Most Collectible Midcareer Artists’, ArtInfo, 01 September 2015


Catherine Wagley, ‘5 Artsy Things to Do in L.A. This Week, Including Violations of the 5-Second Rule’, LA Weekly, 12 March 2014

‘The Naked Body Explored In New Exhibition at London's Drawing Center’, Artlyst, 06 August 2014


Adrian Searle and Alex Healey, ‘A Journey Through London Subculture: 1980s to Now - video preview of the ICA's new off-site exhibition’, The Guardian, 12 September 2013

Sylwia Serafinowicz, ‘Critics' Picks: 'A Journey through London Subculture' at the ICA Off-Site’, Artforum, 08 October 2013

Martin Croomer and Freire Barnes, ‘The ICA Off-Site's artists explain their London subcultures’, TimeOut London, 09 September 2013

‘A Journey through London's subculture’, Wall Street International, 03 July 2013

Lauren Christensen, ‘Nicola Tyson on Documenting London's Underground Punk Movement and Her Latest Photo Exhibit of Deadly Glamorous Cats’, Vanity Fair Daily, 08May 2013

Bradley Rubenstein, ‘Glamorama: Nicola Tyson + Bradley Rubenstein’, ArtSlant, March 2013

Andrew Russeth, ‘Grave Matters: Read an Exclusive Excerpt of Nicola Tysons Dead Letter Men’, GalleristNY / Observer, 05 February 2013

‘Nicola Tyson's Bowie night shots come to London’, Phaidon, 15 January 2013


Edward Helmore, ‘Making a Scene’, W Magazine, November 2012

Agnieszka Gratza, ‘Nicola Tyson’, Frieze, 01 January 2012


David Ebony, ‘Nicola Tyson’, Art in America, November 2011

Nicola Tyson, ‘Self-portrait’, Harpers: Readings, August 2011, p. 17

Ann Landi, ‘Dear Picasso’, Art News, No. 110, May 2011, pp. 92–99

Roberta Smith, ‘Art in Review: Vivid’, The New York Times, 20 January 2011

Will Heinrich, ‘A Portrait of the Artist at Work’, New York Observer, 13 September 2011


Cherry Smyth, ‘Nicola Tyson’, Art Review, April 2009

Sally O’Reilly, ‘Nicola Tyson’, Time Out, 29 January - 4 February 2009


Jerry Saltz, ‘No Images of Man’,, 25 August 2008

R.C Baker, Retro Man’, Village Voice, 9-15 July 2008, p.26 (ill.)

Recent Acquisition, At the Johnson: Cornell University, Members Newsletter Backcover, spring (ill.)

‘Out of Shape: Stylistic Distortions of the Human Form in Art from the Logan Collection’, Art, 10 January 2008 


Amra Brooks, ‘Nicola Tyson- Marc Foxx Gallery- Reviews’, Art Forum, Summer 2007


Suzanne Hudson, ‘Nicola Tyson’, Artforum, March 2006


‘Nicola Tyson / Keith Edmier’, The Dubliner, 15 July 2005

Aidan Dunne, ‘Fascinating bodies of work’, Irish Times, 6 July 2005

Catherine Leen, ‘Nicola Tyson’, Sunday Times, 3 July 2005

Matthew Collings, ‘What Good Am I?’, Modern Painters, 2005

Morgan Falconer, ‘Contemporary Painting: London’, The Burlington Magazine, April 2005

‘Nicola Tyson’, Tema Celeste, issue 108, March/April 2005

Cherry Smyth, ‘Nicola Tyson’, Art Monthly, March 2005

Fisun Güner, ‘Colourful Characters’, Metro Life, 21 January 2005


Faye Hirsch, ‘Special: Monotypes’, Art on Paper, May/June 2003

Mary Barone, ‘Out with Mary’,, 4 February 2003

Levin, ‘Jon Pylypchuk and Nicola Tyson, The Village Voice,12 February 2003


Holland Cotter, ‘Nicola Tyson’, The New York Times, 24 May 2002

Edgar Quadt, ‘Kunst als Ritual, Art Investor, No. 03, 2002


Sara Krajewski, ‘Extended Review: Blurry Lines, John Michael Kohler Centre for the Arts, New Art Examiner, March 2001

2000 Aruna D’Souza, ‘Nicola Tyson’, Art in America, February 2000

Martin Coomer, Time Out, 17-24 March 1999

‘Nicola Tyson’, The New Yorker, 1 November 1999

Simon Grant, The Guardian Guide, February/March 1999

Faye Hirsch, ‘Paper Trail’, Art on Paper, March/April 1999

Faye Hirsch, ‘Working Proof’, Art on Paper, January/February 1999

Ken Johnson, ‘Nicola Tyson’, New York Times, 29 October 1999

Martha Schwender, ‘Nicola Tyson’, Time Out (New York), 11-18 November 1999

Gianmarco del Re, ‘Review’, Flash Art, Summer 1999

‘Meltdown at Modern Art Inc.’, The Art Newspaper, No. 90, March 1999

‘Nicola Tyson’, The Guardian, 16 March 1999

Maddy Costa, ‘Nicola Tyson’, The Evening Standard, 3 March 1999

Andrew Gellatly, ‘Nicola Tyson: Sadie Coles HQ’, Frieze, 1999


Vincent Katz, Art in America, No.1, January 1998

Michael Kimmelman, ‘In Connecticut, Where Caravaggio First Landed’, New York Times, 17 July 1998

Daniel Kurjakovic, ‘Nicola Tyson in der Kunsthalle Zürich’, Kunst-Bulletin, No.3, 1998

Simon Maurer, ‘Heimliche Selbstbildnisse’, Tages-Anzeiger, 19 January 1998

Marie Louise Nigg, ‘In sich versponnen’, Zürichsee-Zeitungen, 28 January 1998

Thomas Rabi, ‘Wandlungen der Selbstwahrnehmung’, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 29 January 1998

‘Zürich Kunsthalle: Nicola Tyson’, Basler Zeitung, 20 January 1998

Karl Wüst, Verstümmelte Innenansichten, Bünder Zeitung, 19 January 1998


Holland Cotter, ‘Ideas from the Air, Wrapped in Paper’, New York Times, 19 December 1997

Lisa Danbrot, ‘Nicola Tyson’, Zing Magazine, Summer 1997

David Ebony, ‘New York’s Top Ten’, Artnet, 1997

Reena Jana, ‘New Work: Drawings Today’, Flash Art, October 1997, Vol.XXX, No.196

Kim Levin, ‘Nicola Tyson: Voice Choices’, Village Voice, 1 April 1997

‘Nicola Tyson’, The New Yorker, 7 April 1997

Olivia Sand, ‘Nicola Tyson at Friedrich Petzel Gallery’, Artis, June/July 1997

Peter Schjeldahl, ‘Painting Rules’, The Village Voice, 30 September 1997

Roberta Smith, ‘Nicola Tyson’, New York Times, 21 March 1997


David Beech, ‘Enttaeuschung & Katastrophe: Ein Besuch der Nicola Tyson-Ausstellung in den Anthony D’Offay Galleries, London’, Texte Zur Kunst, March 1996, No.21

Celia Lyttleton, ‘Artist of the Month: Nicola Tyson’, Tatler, January 1996

Peter Plagens, ‘Lady Painters? Smile When You Say That’, Newsweek, 30 September 1996

Adrian Searle, Time Out, 3-10 January 1996, p.46


Dan Cameron, ‘Nicola Tyson’, Frieze, Summer 1995

Faye Hirsch, ‘Erotic Autopsy’, World Art, Summer 1995

Michael Kimmelman, ‘Nicola Tyson’, New York Times, 17 March 1995

Keith Seward, ‘Nicola Tyson’, Artforum, Summer 1995

Cherry Smyth, ‘Nicola Tyson’, Art Monthly, September 1995

Victoria Pederson, ‘Nicola Tyson’, Paper, April 1995

Adrian Searle, ‘Faces to watch in the art world: 9. Nicola Tyson’, The Independent, 7 November 1995


Grace Glueck, ‘Nicola Tyson’, New York Observer, 10 April 1994

Jerry Saltz, Art in America, May 1994

Keith Seward, ‘Nicola Tyson’, Artforum, Summer 1994

Cherry Smith, ‘Nicola Tyson’, Art Monthly, September 1994

Victoria Pederson, ‘Nicola Tyson’, Paper, April 1994


James Hall, Art International, Spring/Summer 1991, No.14

Stuart Morgan, ‘Milch is Good for You’, Artscribe, January 1991, No.85

Stuart Morgan, Time Out, 22-29 August 1991


Tim Hilton, ‘The Bubble Bursts’, The Guardian, 5 October 1988


Writings by the Artist

2017 Nicola Tyson, ‘Ellen Cantor’s Magical Thinking’, BOMB, Winter 2017
2012               Nicola Tyson, ‘Culture Clubbing’, Art in America, May 2012, Issue 5, p. 7