Artist Biography


Zöe Lescaze, “What Happens When Site-Specific Art Outlasts Its Surroundings?”, The New York Times Style Magazine, 13 May, 2019

Sam Korman, “Under Construction: The never-ending renovation of Tom Burr”, Art Review, March 2018.

Patrick Guilford, “Tom Burr creates installations harkening back to age old landscape tradition”, District, March 2018

Brienne Walsh, “If You Love Contemporary Art, Go To Savannah To Visit The Museum of Art At SCAD”, Forbes, February 2018

Sheri Pasquarella, “Panorama: Interview with Artist Tom Burr”, PIN-UP, Spring Summer 2017

Allen Appel, “Pirelli Building Reopens… To Art”, New Haven Independent, July 2017

Sabrine Tarasoff, “Tom Burr “Surplus of Myself” at Westfälischer Kustverein, Münster”, Mousse Magazine, Summer 2017

Interview by Stefan Kalmar, “Appropriation-as-Survival”, L’Officiel Art, December 2017

Sarah Fritchey, “Placing Pieces of Local History in an Empty Marcel Breuer Building”, Hyperallergic, August 2017

Evan Moffitt, “Tom Burr”, Frieze, October 2017

Mark Byrnes, “A Complicated Second Life for a Brutalist Icon”, CityLab, October 2017

David Markus, “Tom Burr at Armstrong Rubber Company/Pirelli Tire Building”, Art in America, October 2017

“Body/Building,” Yes and No Magazine, April 2017

Courtney Maum, “Tom Burr’s Latest Project is Inspired by Iconic Building in New Haven,” Norfolk Now, April 2017

“500 Words: Tom Burr,” Artforum, February 2017

Alex Kitnick, “Unité as White Cube,” Harvard Design Magazine,  Fall/Winter 2016

“Tom Burr and Francesco Vezzoli in Conversation,” 2006-2016: A Small Anthology, Mousse, December 2016

Courtney Maum, “Tom Burr,” Interview, December/January 2016

Alan Feuer, “Art Dealers Move Out of the Gallery and Into a Taco Bell,” The New York Times, October 2016

Alan Ruiz, “Tom Burr,” BOMB Magazine, Issue 134, Winter 2015 (cover illustration)

Brian Boucher, “Cruising Grounds in Tom Burr’s Bortolami Show,” artnet, October 29, 2015

Florence Derieux, “Parcours,” Art Basel, 2014.

George Baker, “Notes on Painting in Disguise,” in Take It or Leave It: Institution, Image, Ideology (Hammer Museum: 2014), 228

Fionn Meade, Tom Burr, “Restless Painting,” Mousse, Summer 2013.

Jeffery Kastner, “Tom Burr,” ArtForum, Summer 2012

David Everett Howe, “Tom Burr: Deep Wood Drive,” Art Review, May 2012

The New Yorker, April 2012

Michael Wilson, “Tom Burr: ‘deep wood drive,'” Time Out New York, April 2012

Mariano Mayer, “Tom Burr,” Neo2, April 2012.

Alissa Bennett, “Tom Burr Interview,” Crush Fanzine, March 2012

Dan Duray, “Tom Burr Offers Nostalgia and Blankets at Bortolami,” March 2012

Courtney Fiske, “Critics’s Pick: Tom Burr,” ArtForum, March 2012

Ben Street, “Tom Burr,” Art Review, December 2011.

Johnny Misheff, “Visiting Artists: Tom Burr,” The New York Times Style Magazine, March 2011

Gianni Jetzer, “A Way into the Unconscious of Objects,” Spike, 2011

Timothy Hull, “Deep Histories: Tom Burr,” Art in America, October 2010

George Baker, “Some Things Moyra Taught Me,” April 2010

Steve Cairns, “In Conversation: Tom Burr,” MAP – Journeys in Contemporary Art, Winter 2010

Dorit Margreite, “Is Detroit the New Berlin?,” Kaleidoscope, November-December 2009

Brian Boucher, “Review: Tom Burr,” Art in America, November 2009

Michael Wilson, “Tom Burr,” ArtForum, November 2009

The New Yorker, October 2009

Joshua Decter, “1000 Words: Tom Burr Talks About ‘Addict Love,’ 2008,” ArtForum, April, 2009

Quinn Latimer, “Monica Bonivicini/Tom Burr,” Art in America, September  2009

William Oliver, “Inside the artist’s studio: Tom Burr,” The Art Newspaper, April 2009

Interview with Tom Burr, Frieze, Summer 2008

John Haber, “Tom Burr,” Artillery, April 2008

“Reviews: Tom Burr,” Modern Painters, April 2008

Francesco Vezzoli, “Francesco Vezzoli Interviews Tom Burr,” Mousse, March 2008

Mark Rappolt, “The Man Who Wasn’t There,” Art Review, April 2007.

George Baker, “The Other Side of the Wall,” October 120, Spring 2007

Holland Cotter, “Tom Burr,” The New York Times, November 2003

Carina Herring, “Minimal Fantasies,” in Low Slung (Imprint: 2003)

Leo Bersani interviewed by Roger M. Buergel, “Aesthetics and Brotherly Love,” in The Screens (Institute of Visual Culture: 2003)

Tom Burr, “Quiet Life References to the Everyday in Environmental Installations,” in Quiet Life: Skulpturen und Installationen (2000)

James Meyer, “The Mobile Site,” in Space, Site, Intervention: Situating Installation Art (University of Minnesota Press: 2000)

“Review: Tom Burr,” The Village Voice, May 1997

James Meyer, Freize, April 1996

Collier Schorr, “Tom Burr at American Fine Arts,” Art Issues, March/April 1996

Joel Sanders Stud: Architectures of Masculinity (Princeton Architectural Press: 1996)

“Review: Tom Burr,” The New York Times, December 1995

“Review: Tom Burr,” Time Out, December 1995

Tom Burr, “Project Unité,” Firminy, France, 1993

Tom Burr, “What Happened to the Institutional Critique?,” 1993