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PRESS

Maldonado, Devon Van Houten. “How Jef Geys’s Conceptual Enigmas Speak to Life”. Review of Jef Geys. Hyperallergic (June 2018). https://hyperallergic.com/444152/jef-geys-yale-union/

Lukova, Lusi. “The Ghost of Geys: Art as Artifice at Yale Union”. Review of Jef Geys. Art Practical (May 2018). https://www.artpractical.com/column/feature-the-ghost-of-geys-art-as-artifice-at-yale-union/

Gormley, Shannon. “Yale Union is Hosting One of the Last Exhibits By an Influential Belgian Artist”. Review of Jef Geys. Willamette Week (April 2018).
http://www.wweek.com/arts/visual-arts/2018/04/18/yale-union-is-hosting-one-of-the-last-exhibits-by-an-influential-belgian-artist/

Ham, Robert. “Yoko Ott’s Vision for Yale Union”. The Portland Mercury (April 2018). Article about New Leadership! https://www.portlandmercury.com/visual-art/2018/04/18/19821829/yoko-otts-vision-for-yale-union

Browne, Alix. “With the 2017 Whitney Biennial, the Fashion Designer Susan Cianciolo is Turning Into an Art Star At Last”. W Magazine (March 2017).
http://www.wmagazine.com/story/susan-cianciolo-artist-fashion-designer-profile-2017-whitney-biennial

Tarasoff, Sabrina. “Staging Affect.” Mousse (March 2017).
http://moussemagazine.it/product/mousse-57/
http://yaleunion.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/MM57_16_SABRINA_TARASOFF_DOUBLE.pdf

Miller, Briana. “One Building, Three Works, Many Ideas in Conceptual Artist’s ‘Secret Garden’.” Review of Lutz Bacher. The Oregonian (October 2016).
http://www.oregonlive.com/art/index.ssf/2016/10/lutz_bacher_at_yale_union.html

Anderson, Samuel, and Susan Cianciolo. “Nineties Cult Icon Susan Cianciolo Still Believes in Zines.” Interview with Susan Cianciolo. V Magazine (September 2016).
http://vmagazine.com/article/susan-cianciolo-zines-interview

“‘Trees in the Forest’ at Yale Union, Portland, Oregon. Art News (August 2016).
http://www.artnews.com/2016/08/30/trees-in-the-forest-at-yale-union-portland/

Dalton, Trinie. “Critics’ Picks.” Review of Susan Cianciolo. Artforum (June 2016).
https://www.artforum.com/picks/id=60930

Chhay, Bopha. Review of “Mommy.” Frieze (December 2015).
https://www.frieze.com/article/mommy

Nagle, Ron. “The Best of 2015.” Artforum (December 2015).
https://www.artforum.com/inprint/issue=201510&id=56240

Mauss, Nick. “Radical Chic: The Art of Susan Cianciolo.” Artforum (November 2015).
https://www.artforum.com/inprint/issue=201509&id=55529 

Blackley, Andrew. “Park McArthur: Geometry, Material, Scale.” Afterall (November 2015).
http://www.afterall.org/journal/issue.40/park-mcarthur_geometry_material_scale#footnote11286

Thorel, Benjamin. “Off-Track.” Mousse (November 2015).
https://mzin.de/shop/mousse-it-9/
http://yaleunion.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/8.-THOREL_double.pdf

“Yale Union.” Temporary Art Review (October 2015).
http://temporaryartreview.com/yale-union/

Taylor, Phil. “Critics’ Picks.” Review of Willem Oorebeek. Artforum (July 2015).
https://www.artforum.com/picks/id=53339

Irvin, Nick. “Live: Charlemagne Palestine.” Frieze (June 2015).
https://www.frieze.com/article/live-charlemagne-palestine

Huberman, Anthony. “Pay Attention.” Frieze (June 2015).
http://www.frieze.com/article/pay-attention

Palmer, Daniel S. “Against Accommodation: Park McArthur.” Mousse 47 (February–March 2015).
http://moussemagazine.it/articolo.mm?id=1269

Motley, John. “Influential British artist Terry Atkinson uses an uncommon material—grease—in provocative sculpture show at Yale Union.” The Oregonian (December 2014).
http://www.oregonlive.com/art/index.ssf/2014/12/review_terry_atkinson_at_yale.html

Snyder, Stephanie. “Critics’ Picks.” Review of Terry Atkinson.
Artforum (November 2014). http://artforum.com/picks/id=49341

Motley, John. “New York artist Park McArthur explores how forces beyond our control shape our lives in installation at Yale Union.” The Oregonian (October 2014).
http://www.oregonlive.com/art/index.ssf/2014/10/review_park_mcarthur_at_yale_u.html

Irvin, Nick. “Yuji Agematsu.” Art in America (September 2014).
http://www.artinamericamagazine.com/reviews/yuji-agematsu/

Raymond, Jon. “Yuji Agematsu.” Artforum (September 2014).
https://www.artforum.com/inprint/issue=201407&id=47944

Radon, Lisa. “Susan Howe.” Frieze (March 2014).
https://www.frieze.com/article/susan-howe

Scott, Aaron. “Christmas Comes Early for Yale Union.” Portland Monthly (November 2013).
https://www.pdxmonthly.com/articles/2013/11/26/christmas-comes-early-for-yale-union-november-2013

Motley, John. “Review: Liz Magic Laser’s ‘Mine’ at Yale Union raises troubling questions about our mechanical age.” The Oregonian (November 2013).
http://www.oregonlive.com/art/index.ssf/2013/11/review_liz_magic_laser_at_yale.html

Gragg, Randy. “Review: Lucy Skaer at Yale Union (YU).” Portland Monthly (July 2013).
https://www.pdxmonthly.com/articles/2013/7/30/review-lucy-skaer-at-yu-contemporary-july-2013

“Yale Union Receives $60,000 from Warhol Foundation.” Artforum (January 2013).
https://www.artforum.com/news/id=38487 

Fox, Dan. “Saul Steinberg.” Frieze (January 2013).
https://www.frieze.com/article/saul-steinberg

Motley, John. “Critics’ Picks.” Review of Marianne Wex. Artforum (October 2012).
https://www.artforum.com/picks/id=37339

Motley, John. “Saul Steinberg at YU gallery: In cartoons, artist achieved greatness.” The Oregonian (July 2012).
http://www.oregonlive.com/art/index.ssf/2012/07/saul_steinberg_at_yu_gallery_i.html