Artist Biography


Bailey, Stephanie, “Barbara Kasten: Out of the Box,” Ocula, 7 August, 2020.

Goldstein, Caroline, “‘I Never Think of Photography as Recording Life’: Watch Artist Barbara Kasten Blend Pictures Into Mind-Bending Constructivist Composition,” Artnet News, 2 April 2020.

Karen, Irvine and Barbara Kasten, “Connections: 48 Years,” Mas Context, 29 November, 2018

“An Artist Frames Discussions About Design, Doughnuts, and the City of Chicago,” Surface, September 6, 2018

Joseph Wolin, “Pervy Snapshots and Fallible Machines: Around Openings in Tribeca”, Vice, September 2017

Justin Moren, “Barbara Kasten Point et ligne sur plan”, Revue Numêro Quatre, Winter 2017

Emily Spivack, “Collecting Madonna, For Feminism’s Sake, The New York Times Style Magazine, June 2017

Julia Cooke, “The Root of My Fury: On Women Artists ‘Getting Their Due'”, The Miami Rail, December 2017

Carol Eliel, “The Spirit of Experimentation: Barbara Kasten and László Moholy-Nagy”, Leonardo Journal, June 2017

Haley Markbreiter, “Critics’ Picks: Barbara Kasten,” Artforum, October 2017

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso, “Gallery Hopping: Barbara Kasten’s Experiments With Light and Sculpture at Thomas Dane,” Artnet News, February 2017

Natalie Rigg. “Shape shifter: decoding Barbara Kasten’s perplexing Plexiglas creations,” Wallpaper, February 2017

“Art 50 2016,” Newcity Art, September 2016

Honora Shea, “Barbara Kasten – Critics’ Picks,” Artforum, July 2016

Susanna Newburry, X-Tra Contemporary Art Quarterly Vol. 8 No. 4, Summer 2016

David Pagel, “Take another look: The alternative world of ‘Barbara Kasten: Stages,’” Los Angeles Times, June 2016

Horatia Harrod, “Snapshot,” Financial Times, May 2016

Charlotte Jansen, “Experimental photography: Barbara Kasten ‘Stages’ retrospective at MoCA,” Wallpaper, June 2016

Barbara Kasten and Amanda Ross-Ho Part 2, MOCA Los Angeles, 2015

Barbara Kasten and Amanda Ross-Ho, MOCA Los Angeles, 2015

Jordan Hruska, “A Retrospective of Thoughtfully Assembled Abstract Photos,” T: The New York Times Style Magazine, October 2015

Devika Singh, “Barbara Kasten,” Frieze, September 2015

Charlotte Cotton, “Barbara Kasten,” Artforum, May 2015

“Barbara Kasten,” The New Yorker, April 2015

Martha Schwendener, “Review: Barbara Kasten’s ‘Set Motion’ at Bortolami,” The New York Times, April 2015

Serena, Qui,”Barbara Kasten,” Art in America, April 2015

Lyle Rexer, “Interview: Barbara Kasten,” Photograph Magazine, Issue 63, February / March 2015

Drew Sawyer, “Barbara Kasten: Refracted Light,” Document Journal, April 2015

Piper Marshall, “Barbara Kasten,” Artforum, April 2015

Leslie Hewitt, “Barbara Kasten,” BOMB Magazine, Number 131 / Spring 2015

Elena Tavecchia, “Barbara Kasten: Stages,” Mousse (Issue #47, February – March 2015)

Etienne Hatt, “The Movement of Memory: An Interview With Sara VanDerBeek,” Art Press, February 2015

Andrianna Campbell, “Barbara Kasten,” Artforum, January 2015

Charlotte Cotton, “Barbara Kasten: Stages,” Artforum, January 2015

“Review: Barbara Kasten,” Art in America, August 2014

Alex Klein, “With Barbara Kasten in Chicago,” Aperture, Spring 2014

Joseph Akel, “Barbara Kasten: Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco,” Frieze Magazine, April 2013.

K.B., “Barbara Kasten,” in COLOR RUSH: American Color Photography from Stieglitz to Sherman (Aperture: 2013), 234

Courtney Fiske, “Reality at the Core: Q + A with Barbara Kasten,” Art in America, July 2012

Nick Stillman, “Barbara Kasten,” Artforum, March 2012

Anthony Pearson, “Set Pieces,” Frieze, November 2011

Suzanne Muchnic, “A Photographer Who Does It With Mirrors,” Los Angeles Times, July 1989

“Barbara Kasten: Toward an Interconnectedness of Things,” Dialogue Magazine, Fall 1985

Owen Edwards, “Making Abstraction Work on Film,” American Photographer, November 1984

Merie Schipper, “Barbara Kasten at Cal State Long Beach,” Images & Issues, September/October 1982

Suzanne Muchnic, “Photos that are Made, Not Found,” Los Angeles Times, September 1982

Mark Johnston, “Barbara Kasten/Centric 2,” Afterimage, Summer 1982

“Barbara Kasten: Color Photographs,” John Weber Gallery Review, 1982

Andy Grundberg, “In the Arts: Critics’ Choices,” The New York Times, 1982

Centric 2: Barbara Kasten, 1981

Robert T. Teske, “Separate Realities: The Photographs of Barbara Kasten,” John Michael Kohler Arts Center, 1981