Selected Monographs/Catalogs


The Funk & Wag from A to Z. The Menil Collection, Houston, TX, distributed by Yale University Press, 2014. Mel Chin, Nick Flynn, et al.

Rematch. exhib. cat., New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Hatje Cantz, 2014. Edited by Miranda Lash, Texts by Andrei Codrescu, Lisa A. Crossman, Eleanor Heartney, Patricia Covo Johnson, Miranda Lash, Patricia C. Phillips, Herb Tam, graphic design by Harald Prigdar.

Do Not Ask Me. exhib. cat., Station Museum of Contemporary Art, Houston, TX, 2011. James Harithas, Marcia Brennan, Paul Farmer, James Metcalf, Interview by Eugenie Tsai.

Soil and Sky. exhib. cat., The Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia, PA, 1993. Marion Boulton Stroud and Thomas McEvilley.

Inescapable Histories: Mel Chin. exhib. cat., Exhibits USA, University of Washington Press, Seattle, WA, 1996. Lucy Lippard and Benito Huerta.

The Operation of the Sun Through the Cult of the Hand. exhib. cat., Loughelton Gallery, New York, NY, 1987. Haun Saussy.

Selected Publications











The Force of Curiosity. CalArts/Alpert Award, Santa Monica, CA, 1999. Irene Borger, editor.

Art in Action: Nature, Creativity, and Our Collective Future. Natural World Museum, San Rafael, CA, 2007. Achim Steiner and Randy Rosenberg.

Visions of America: Landscape As Metaphor in the Late Twentieth Century. Denver Art Museum and Columbus Art Museum, Denver, CO, 1994. John Beardsley.

ALLOCATIONS – Art For a Natural and Artificial Environment. Zoetermeer: Foundation World Horticultural Exhibition Floriade, 1992. Peter Brand, Catelijne De Muynck, Jouke Kleerebezem.

Art 21: Art in the Twenty First Century. Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, NY, 2001. Thelma Golden, Lynn M. Herbert, Robert Storr, Katy Siegel, Susan Sollins.

Selected Interviews






Dialogues in Public Art. The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2000. Tom Finkelpearl, Interview.

Activists Speak Out: Reflections on the Pursuit of Change in America. Palgrave Macmillan, New York, NY, 2001. Marie Cieri and Claire Peeps, editors, Interview with Marie Cieri.

Art:21 Art in the Twenty-First Century. produced by Art21, Inc., New York, for 2001 PBS television broadcast. Featured artist segment.