The Estate of Martin Wong

SOLO EXHIBITIONS     

2016
Voices, P·P·O·W, New York, NY

2015
Martin Wong: Human Instamatic, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY; Wexner Museum of the Arts, Columbus, OH (2016); UC Berkeley Museum of Art, Berkeley, CA (2017)
Painting is Forbidden, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA

2010    
Martin Wong Works 1980 – 1998, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany

2009       
Martin Wong: Everything Must Go, P·P·O·W, New York, NY
Art, Archives and Activism= Martin Wong’s Downtown Crossing, Asian/Pacific/American Institute, New York University, New York, NY

2004      
Martin Wong’s Utopia, Chinese Historical Society of America Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA

2001      
Martin Wong: Storefronts 1984-86, P·P·O·W, New York, NY

1999      
Martin Wong: The Eureka Years, Humbolt State University First Street Gallery, Eureka, CA

1998      
Sweet Oblivion: The Urban Landscape of Martin Wong, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY; University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Martin Wong: New Work, P·P·O·W, New York, NY

1994      
York College, Queens, NY

1993       
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
Chinatown USA, P·P·O·W, New York, NY

1991      
Soap, Erotic Jail Paintings, The Pyramid Club, New York, NY

1988      
EXIT ART, New York, NY
Frank Bernarducci Gallery, New York, NY

1987      
Here and Now, Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC
Signs of Significance, Sacco's, Ridgefield, CT
Living for the City, The Saint, New York, NY

1986      
Semaphore, New York, NY

1985      
Semaphore, New York, NY

1984      
Semaphore, New York, NY

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
Hardlove, curated by Barry Blinderman, Martos Gallery, New York, NY

2015  

afterlife, curated by Julie Ault, Galerie Buchholz, New York, NY                                                 40: The Anniversary Exhibition, Hal Bromm Gallery, New York, NY                                            New York Meets the Dam, Amsterdam Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands                                    EXPO Chicago, P·P·O·W Gallery, New York, NY                                                                  Are We Sufficiently Bored?, Tyler Galleries, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA            
America is Hard to See, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY                                   Slip of the Tongue, Punta della Dogana, Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy
Once Upon a Time and Now, The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Center, New York, NY
Left Coast: California Political Art, CUNY Graduate Center’s James Gallery, New York, NY
Art, AIDS, America, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA; Zuckerman Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA (2016); Bronx Museum of Art, Bronx, NY (2016)
T
alk to the Hand, LYNCH THAM, New York, NY

2014
Loisaida: New York's Lower East Side in the '80s, Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA
City as Canvas, The Museum of the City of New York, New York, NY

2013
Secrets, Loss, Memory, Courage: Works by Gay Male Artists, Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA

Double Hamburger Deluxe, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY
Blues for Smoke, The Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
NOT OVER: 25 Years of Visual AIDS, La Mama La GalleriaI, New York, NY
Taiping Tianguo, SALT, Istanbul, Turkey
IMU UR2, Martin Wong’s Collection, Installation by Danh Vo, The Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
IMUUR2, Martin Wong’s Collection, Installation by Danh Vo, The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

2012    
Julie Ault/Heinz Peter Knes/Danh Vo/Martin Wong, Galerie Buchholz,
Berlin, Germany
The Spectrum of Sexuality, Hebrew Union College Museum, NY
Come Closer: Art Around the Bowery, 1969-1989, The New Museum,
New York, NY
We The People, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, New York, NY
B-OUT, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY
Silence, The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
Taiping Tianguo, A History of Possible Encounters, Para/Site Art Space,
Hong Kong
Every Exit is an Entrance: 30 years of Exit Art, Exit Art, New York, NY
Blues for Smoke, MOCA Geffen Contemporary, Los Angeles CA
Contemporary Painting, 1960 to the Present, SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

2011      
Art, Access & Decay: NY 1975-1985
, Subliminal Projects Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Acquisition and installation of Stanton Near Forsyth Street, The Museum of Modern
Art (MOMA), New York, NY
Art in the Streets, Martin Wong’s collection of graffiti paintings and black books: from
Museum of the City of New York, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles

2010      
Strange Comfort (Afforded by the Profession), Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland
Urban Archives, The Bronx Museum of Art, Bronx, NY
Global/National: The Order of Chaos, Exit Art, New York, NY
Downtown Pix: Mining the Fales Archives, Grey Gallery, New York, NY

2009     
Between Art and Life: The Painting and Sculpture Collection, San Francisco, CA     
Acquisition and Installation of Rapture, Church and Market, San Francisco 
Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), CA

2008       
Acquisition and installation of Sweet Enuff, De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
The Dorthy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States,
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Asian/American/Modern Art: Shifting Currents 1900 – 1970, curated by Mark Johnson,
de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
The Louvrefritos, Cuchifritos Gallery and Project Space, New York, NY
Street art Street Life: From 1950s to Now, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
Idle Youth, Gladstone Gallery, curated by Russell Ferguson, New York, NY
Side X Side, Visual AIDS, curated by Dean Daderko, New York, NY
Related Exhibition: Sweet Oblivion: Graffiti, Drawings, and Photos from th
Martin Wong Papers, New York University, Fales Library Special Collection
NewYork, NY

2007      
The Price of Nothing: Luxury after the Real Estate Show, EFA Gallery, New York NY 

2006      
Big City Fall, P.P.O.W, New York, NY
New York’s Own, curated by Chris Daze Ellis, Fuse Gallery, New York, NY
The Downtown Show, The New York Art Scene 1974-1984, curated by Carlo
McCormick, The NYU Grey Art Gallery and The Fales Library, New York, NY

2005       
It’s a rough world, how’s your armor?, thebody.com (online exhibition)

2004       
21, P·P·O·W, New York, NY
East Village USA, curated by Dan Cameron, New Museum of Contemporary Art, NY

2003      
Charlie Ahearn: Artists, P·P·O·W, New York, NY
Look Up! Contemplating the Skies, curated by Thomas Woodruff, New York
 Academy of Sciences, New York, NY
Commodification of Buddhism, Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY

2002       
Social Landscape, P·P·O·W, New York, NY
Subject Matters: An Exhibition of Subject Driven Art, curated by Norman Dubrow
Kravitz/Wehby Gallery, NY
Sex Pots: The Erotic Life of Clay, San Francisco State University Fine Arts Gallery,
San Francisco, CA

2001      
One Planet Under A Groove:  Hip Hop and Contemporary Art, Bronx Museum of Art,
New York, NY
Context: Recent Art from Cuba in the Permanent Collection, Bronx Museum of Art, NY
Humor and Rage: 5 Contemporary Painters from the United States, Fundacio Caixa 
Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Pollack to Today, Whitney Museum of American Art, Permanent collections,
New York, NY

2000      
Manhattan Contrasts, NY Historic Society, New York, NY
The Figure: Another Side of Modernism, Paintings from 1950 to the Present,
curated by Lilly Wei, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island, NY
Bronx Museum of Art, Permanent collection, New York, NY

1999      
Radiant Children: Art of the East Village, curated by Jonathan Weinberg and
Joel Handorff, Lamia Ink!, New York, NY

1998      
Conviviality & Confetti: Holiday Imagery in Art, The Noyes Museum of Art, 
Oceanville, NJ
FotoGraf, The Web Gallery, New York, NY

1997       
Reflections of Taste, American Art from Greenwich Collections, Bruce Museum,
Greenwich, CT
The Web Gallery, http://www.webgallerynyc.com, New York, NY    

1996       
Sites of Chinatown, Museum of Chinese in the Americas, New York, NY
The Usual Suspects, curated by Daze, Avanti Gallery New York, NY
Blood Fairies, curated by Frank Moore, Geoff Hendricks and Sur Rodney (Sur),
Artists Space, New York, NY
Arts Communities/AIDS Communities: Realizing the Archive Project, Boston
Center for the Arts, Boston, MA
Give Life to Art: The First Step, presented by Gallery (+) Positive and Visual
AIDS, Fire Island Pines, NY
Our Dieties, ISE Art Foundation, New York, NY

1995       
Art for Education: Public Art in the School System, The Palace Hotel, New York, NY
Art at the Edge: Social Turf, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
Murder, curated by John Yau, travelling to Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY
In a Different Light, University Art Museum Berkeley, University of California at
Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Art as Dramatic Comedy: an exhibition exploring comic traditions as defined
by literature in contemporary art, Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, IL
Imperfect, Herter Art Gallery, Amherst, MA
Drawn on the Museum, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT

1994      
New York Realism: Past and Present
, curated by Doug Dreishpoon. Travelled to:
Odakyu Museum, Tokyo, Japan; Kagoshima City Museum of Art, Japan; Kitakyushu 
Municipal Museum of Art; The Museum of Art, Kintetsu, Osaka, Japan; Fukushima
Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan; Tampa Museum of Art,
 Tampa, FL

1993       
Fallen Idylls: American Figurative Painting, curated by Christopher Sweet and
P·P·O·W, New York, NY
Art Miami 1994, Miami, FL; traveled to The Martin County Council for the Arts, Stuart, FL

1992      
The New American Cityscape, curated by Amy Simon, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT
Malcom X Show, curated by Jeremy Nader, City College of New York, New York, NY
Benefit Auction for White Columns, New York, NY
Contemporary Male Nudes, Graham Modern, New York, NY

1991       
Belly of the Beast, curated by Francisco Hernandez, Charles Lucien Gallery,
New York, NY
Your House is Mine, project by Andrew Castrucci and Nadia Cohen, Center for
BookArts, New York, NY
The New Depressionists, curated by Lee Quinones, Kenkeleba House, New York, NY
Benefit for Asian American Women's Center, New York, NY
In the Looking Glass, Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
Queer Art Show, curated by Nayland Blake, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA
Hip-Hop, curated by Anne Pasternack and Francisco Hernandez, New Art Ways,
Hartford, CT
Office Installations, curated by Judy Collishan, CW Post Campus, Long Island
University, New York, NY
National Gay and Lesbian Conference, Rutgers University
Access, (Art and Representing the Handicapped) Islip Museum, Islip Long Island,
NY
Della Cova, Anne Plumb Gallery, New York, NY
The Hybrid State, EXIT ART, New York, NY
Images of Labor: The 90s, Gallery 1199, New York, NY

1990      
Benefit for "God's Love We Deliver," Sotheby's New York, NY
Brick Dicks and Swastikas, with Benjamin Liepelt, CBGB's, New York, NY
Tiananmen Memorial Show, curated by Asian American Arts Center,
Hong Kong Arts Center, Hong Kong
Flaneur/Flaneuse: Out on a Stroll, Barbara Fendrick, New York, NY
Decade Show 1990, MOCHA, New York, NY
Inside the Beast, curated by Francisco Hernandez, Charles Lucien Gallery,
New York, NY
Lower East Side Print Shop Retrospective, Tompkins Square Park Library,
New York, NY
Your House is Mine, Bullet Space, New York, NY
Bastille Day Show, Steve Mass, New York, NY
Queer, Wessel-O'Conner Gallery, New York, NY
AIDS Time-Line, curated by Ken Chu, The Clocktower, New York, NY
Jazz and the Blues Aesthetics, Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NY
Brut 90, White Columns, New York, NY

1989       
Interiors, Bennington College, Bennington, VT
Future Now, Bass Museum, Miami, FL
Uptown Downtown, curated by Bob Lee, City Gallery, Columbus Circle, New York, NY
Urban Images, Madison Arts Center, Madison, WI
Free Puerto Rico, Black and White in Color, Bronx, NY
The Blues Aesthetics, WPA, Washington, D.C.
Center Show, Gay and Lesbian Cultural Center, New York, NY
First Amendment Show, Sally Hawkins, New York, NY
Flag Show, Red Zone, New York, NY
Democracy, curated by Group Material, DIA Art Foundation, New York, NY
Visions of Revolution, El Castillo Cultural Center, New York, NY
China, June 4, curated by Asian American Arts Center, Blum Helman Warehouse, 
New York, NY
Benefit for San Salvador, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY

1988      
The Social Club, EXIT ART, New York, NY
The 1980s: A New Generation, American Painters and Sculptors,
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Acts of Faith, curated by Lucy Lippard, Cleveland State University, Ohio
Politics and Election installations by Group Material, Dia Art Foundation,
New York, NY
AIDS and Democracy, installations by Group Material, Dia Art Foundation, 
New York, NY
100 Years of the Lower East Side, curated by Anton van Dalen, P·P·O·W,
New York, NY
The Immoral Show, curated by Ron English, Tunnel, New York, NY

1987      
Art of the Eighties, Karl Bornstein Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Three Jack-o-Lanterns, Halloween party, 56 Bleecker Gallery, New York, NY
Curators' Choice, Gerstadt Gallery, New York, NY
Urban Visions, Adelphi University, Adelphi, NY
Bigger and Deffer, curated by D.D. Chapin, Seventh Avenue Space, New York, NY
Two Man Show, with Benjamin Lipalet, Milk Bar, New York, NY
Constitution, curated by Group Material, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
GNARLY-MO, curated by Steven Schwartz, Limelight, New York, NY
The Castle, an installation by Group Material, at Documenta 8, Kassel, West Germany
The Mind's I, Part 1, Asian Arts Institute, New York, NY
Resistance, (Anti-Baudrillard) Group Material, White Columns, New York, NY
Art for Money, a benefit for Fashion Moda, Art and Industrie, New York, NY

1986       
Freedom of Painting, Galerie Paradis, Paris, France
Text/Texture, curated by Peggy Cyphers, Ground Zero, New York, NY
The East Village, curated by Richard Martin, Fashion Institute of Technology, 
New York, NY
Short Stories, curated by Judd Tully, One Penn Plaza, New York, NY
Eight Urban Painters, Fine Arts Center, State University of New York at Stony Brook
Strange Brew, Chronocide, New York, NY
Ten Chinatown, Asian Arts Institute, New York, NY

1985      
Hard Cold Facts, curated by Rick Prol, B-Side Gallery, New York, NY
Benefit for Fashion Moda, curated by James Poppitz, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts,
New York, NY
Innocence and Experience, Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville,
SC and FirstStreet Gallery, New York, NY
Photosynthesis, curated by Ellen Lubell, One Penn Plaza, New York, NY
Cross Currents, curated by Joe Stabilito, Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Audacious: Some Extremist Tendencies in East Village Art, curated by
Dan Cameron, Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, IL
Urban Spirit, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ
East Village Art Collection, The Palladium, New York, NY
Works on Paper, Semaphore East, New York, NY
Precious, Grey Art Gallery, New York University, NYC and the Chrysler Museum 
Norfolk, VA
American Occult, Kamikaze, New York, NY
Tight as Spring, curated by Barry Blinderman, Kamikaze, New York, NY
Illuminations, curated by Joey Handorff, Dramatic Personae Gallery, New York, NY
Auto da Fe, curated by Steve Whitesell, P·P·O·W, New York, NY
The Monster Show, Nico Smith Gallery, New York, NY
Semaphore and Semaphore East Galleries, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, WI
East Village at Centre, Centre Sakdye Bronfman, Montreal, Quebec

1984      
Urban Landscapes, Semaphore East, New York, NY
East Infection, curated by Carlo McCormick, Zero One, Los Angeles, CA
Small Works, NOW Gallery, New York, NY
New Narrative Painting, Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City
Bacchanalia, New York Public Library, Tompkins Square Branch, New York, NY
New York Now, curated by Manuela Filiaci & Carlo McCormick,
Nello Studio diCorrado Levi, Milan, Italy
The Acid Test, Sensory Evolution Gallery, New York, NY
Aspects of the City, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Neo York, University of California at Santa Barbara, CA
Street Politics, Real Art Waves, Hartford, CT
Chill Out New York, curated by Steve L. Kaplan, Kenkeleba House, New York, NY
Conspiracies, Limbo Lounge, New York, NY
Carnival, Kamikaze, New York, NY
10th St.& Avenue B/East Village Art Today, Newport Harbor Art Museum,
Newport Beach, CA
Extravaganza, Dramatic Personae Gallery, New York, NY
Psychology, New York Public Library, Tompkins Square Branch, New York, NY
In My End is My Beginning, Semaphore, New York, NY
The New Portrait, curated by Jeffrey Deitch, P.S.1, Long Island City, NY
Limbo, curated by Walter Robinson and Carlo McCormick, P.S.1,
Long Island City, NY
Climbing: The East Village, Hal Bromm Gallery, New York, NY
Situation, curated by Steven L. Kaplan, Bess Cutler Gallery, New York, NY
Dr. Mueller's Theotherapy, curated by Cookie Mueller, Kamikaze, New York, NY
East Side Story, curated by Rick Prol, Cat Club, New York, NY
Martin Wong & Sharp, Limbo Lounge, New York, NY
Urban Artists, Kamikaze, New York, NY

1983       
Gracie Mansion Presents, Kamikaze, New York, NY
A. More Store, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY
Science Fair, Danceteria, New York, NY
Science and Prophecy, curated by Steve Whitesell and Joel Handorff, White
Columns, New York, NY
Underdog, curated by Rick Prol, East 7th Street Gallery, New York, NY
Lower East Side Polygon-Part II, Danceteria, New York, NY
Contemporary Prints, Tibor de Nagy, New York, NY
Terminal New York, Brooklyn Army Terminal, Brooklyn, NY
Wish You'd Been Here, curated by Carlo McCormick, ABC No Rio, New York, NY
Resurrection, St. Mark's Intercollegiate Church, New York, NY

1982       
Group Show, 301 Houston Street Gallery, New York, NY
Crime Show, curated by John Spencer, ABC No Rio, New York, NY

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2013
Corcoran, Sean and Carlo McCormick. “City as Canvas: New York City Graffiti from the     Martin Wong Collection.” Rizzoli, New York, 2013.
Catalog. Martin Wong’s Collection. Published by Galerie Buchholz & Koenig Books.
Boucher, Brian. “Danh Vo Channels Martin Wong at the Guggenheim,” Art in America, March 15, 2013.
Bushman, M. “Danh Vo: ‘IMUUR2’ at the Guggenheim Museum through May 27th”, Artobserved.com, May 14, 2013.
Russeth, Andrew. “The Hugo Boss Prize 2012: Danh Vo ‘IMUUR2’ at the Guggenheim Museum,” Gallerist, March 19, 2013.
Smith, Roberta. “Awash in a Cultural Deluge,” New York Times, March 14, 2013.
Sutton, Benjamin. “Danh Vo’ Guggenheim Show Is a Collaboration with Deceased Artist Martin Wong,” artinfo.com, March 22, 2013.
Wong, Ryan. “Charming Stuff: Danh Vo and Martin Wong,” Hyperallergic, March 27, 2013.

2012      
Catalog, “Silence,” The Menil Collection, Houston, TX.
Taiping Tianguo, A History of Possible Encounters, Artron.net, April 19.
Catalog, “Art in the Streets,” essay “A Fable” by Carlo McCormick,
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles, CA.

2010       
Rosenberg, Karen. “Martin Wong: Art in Review”, The New York Times,
January 22, 2010.
Laster, Paul. “Martin Wong: Art Review” Time Out New York, Issue 747.
January 21,2010.
Schwendener, Martha. “Gritty, Mostly Male and White: Art Review”,
The New YorkTimes. January 14, 2010.
Monforton, Mary-Ann. “Out & About: On Bended Knee” BOMB. January 13, 2010.
“Martin Wong: Goings On About Town,” The New Yorker, January 13, 2010.
Kley, Elisabeth. “Gotham Art and Theater,” Artnet.com, January 5, 2010.
Pollack, Barbara. “Martin Wong,” ARTnews. March 2010. Volume 109, No. 3. p. 110.
Stillman, Nick. “Martin Wong,” Artforum International, XLVIII, No. 8.
April 2010. p.193.

2009      
Catalog. “Everything Must Go,” essay “Romansing the Brick” by Carlo McCormick,
P.P.O.W Gallery, NY.

2008      
Catalog. “Asian/American/Modern Art: Shifting Currents 1900-1970,
de Young Museum,San Francisco, CA (reproduction) p. 151.
Cotter, Holand. “Finding Art in the Asphalt,” The New York Times. September 12, 2008
(reproduction).
Cotter, Holland. “Side X Side,” The New York Times, July 25, 2008. 
Catalog. “Idle Youth”, Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY. (reproduction) p.39.

2007      
Cotter, Holland. “The Price of Nothing: Luxury after The Real Estate Show,”
The New York Times, October 26, 2007.

2006       
Frank 151. Book 22. cover reproduction.
Catalog. “The Down Town Book” The New York Art Scene 1974-1984,
p. 88, 183(reproduction). Edited by Marvin J. Taylor.
http://www.nyu.edu/greyart/exhibits/downtown/dthome.htm

2005      
McCormick, Carlo. “East Village USA”, Juxtapoz, May/June. p. 58, 59 (reproduction)

2004      
Catalog. “East Village USA”, New Museum of Contemporary Art, NY.
(reproduction p.31 and p.144).
Smith, Roberta.  “Looking Back At the Flurry On the Far Side,” The New York Times, 
December 2.  E35 & E37.
Williams, J., “Whitewash of mural stains school morale”, Daily News, Aug.11.
Petry, Michael.  “Hidden Histories: 20th Century Male Same Sex Lovers In
The Visual Arts”, Art Media Press, 2004.  Published in Great Britain.

2002       
Banai, Nuit. “In the Groove” Review of One Planet Under a Groove Exhibition.
www.artnet.com
“One Planet under a groove,” Art Juxtapoz, May/June.  (reproduction)
Lopez, Luciana. “Hip Hop Planet,” URB91, March. p.48 (reproduction)
Smith, Roberta. “Out of the Vociferous Planet and in the Orbit of Funk and Hip-Hop.
 ”New York Times, January16. (reproduction)
Joo, Eungie. “Bring That Beat Back,” FYI NYFA, Spring. (reproduction)
Caramanica, Jon. “Hip-Hop Don’t Stop,” Village Voice, January 15.
McCaffery, Damien. “Under the Influence,” VIBE, January. (reproduction)

2001       
Cotter, Holland. “Retrieving Magic from the Vault” New York Times, January 5.
Hill, Joe. Review, Art in America, September. (reproduction)
Spiegel, Olga. “Cinco pintores cuestionan en la Pedrera con rabia y humor
la sociedadde EE.UU,” La Vanguardia, January 30.
Molina, Angela. “La Pedrera muestra el humor y la rabia de 5 pintores
norteamericanos,” ABC Cataluna, January 30.

 2000      
Paolini, Elaine. “Shifting Geography Captured in Cityscapes,”New York Resident, 
July 26 (reproduction)

Catalog, The Figure: Another Side of Modernism. Newhouse Center for
Contemporary  Art at Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY
June 4, 2000 – January 14, 2001.
Bruce, Jeffrey.  “Red Brick and Chain Link,” The International Review of
AfricanAmerican Art, Vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 37 – 41 (reproduction).
McCormick, Carlo. “Village Voice,” Artforum, March. pp. 22, 25.

1999      
“Martin Wong,” Milestones, POZ, November. p.44 (reproduction)
Cottini, Carrie. Review, “Martin Wong at First Street,” Artweek, November.
“Portrait of the Artist: Martin Wong’s Days on North Coast Revealed in Exhibit,”
TimesStandard, September 17. p. C1.
Doran, Bob. “Wong: The Eureka Years,” North Coast Journal, September 2.
Zamora, Jim Herron. Obituary, San Francisco Examiner, August 22.
Anderson, David. Obituray, “Artist Wong, ‘Human Instamatic,’ Dead at 53,”
TimesStandard, August 19. front page.
Smith, Roberta. Obituary, “A Painter of Poetic Realism,” The New York Times, August18.
Wong, Martin. “Martin Wong Meets Martin Wong,” Giant Robot, Summer. pp. 48-50.
The American Art Book, Phaidon, 1999. p. 496.
Kuspit, Donald.  “Martin Wong at the New Museum of Contemporary Art,”
Art  NewEngland, December/January. p. 13.

1998      
Maniaci, Cara.  NY Arts, July/August 1. p. 16.
Frankel, David.  “Martin Wong,” Artforum, October. p. 117.
Schwabsky, Barry.  “A City of Bricks and Ciphers,” Art in America,
September.pp.100-105.
Cotter, Holland.  “The Streets of a Crumbling El Dorado, Paved With Poetry and Desire,”
The New York Times, Friday, June 5. p. E35.
Featured in Simon Says, Summer. Vol. 2, Issue 10.
Porges, Tim.  Dialogue, May/June. pp. 14-15.
Trebay, Guy.  “The Bricklayer’s Art,” The Village Voice, May 26. p.30Artforum, “Preview,”
May. p. 46.

1997      
Cotter, Holland. “Art and AIDS the Stuff Life is Made of,” Art in America, Apri.,
pp. 5056 (reproductions).

1996        
Zipangu, February (cover reproduction).

1991
Harrison, Helen A. "Hidden Reserves of the Handicapped," The New York Times,December 22.
Hirsh, David. "Urban Realist Paints `Where I Live,'" Bay Area Reporter, February 14.
Hess, Elizabeth. "The Persian Gulf School," Village Voice, February 12.

1990
Hirsh, David, "From the Lower East Side," New York Native, October15.
Hagen, Charles. "All That Jazz," ARTnews, February.

1989        
Raven, Arlene. "Fo(u)r Freedoms," Village Voice, October 10.
Hedegaard, Erik. "Tenements to the Stars," Mother Jones, July/August.
Hirsh, David. "The Center Show," New York Native, June 26.
McCormick, Carlo. Artforum, March.
Sturman, John. "Martin Wong," ARTnews, March.
Zinsser, John. "Martin Wong at EXIT ART and Frank Bernaducci," Art in America,March.
Mahoney, Robert. Arts, February.
Atkins, Robert. International Art Arena, February.

1988       
Atkins, Robert. 7 Days, December 7.
Hess, Elizabeth. "Working the Street," Village Voice, November 29.
Urquhart, Ross. "Art Reviews," The New Common Good, February.

1986        
Levin, Kim. Semaphore, The Village Voice, October 21.
Brenson, Michael. Semaphore, The New York Times, Friday, October 3.
Martin, Richard. "What is Absent in Objects: The New Painting of Martin Wong,"
Arts,October.
Lewis, Joe. "The Vanishing Neighborhood," East Village Eye, April.
Cameron, Dan. "Image and Authority: The Recent Painting of Martin Wong,"
Arts,January.
O'Brien Glenn. Semaphore East, Artforum, January.

1985
Haggerty, Gerald. Semaphore East, The New York Times, Friday, October 25.
Raynor, Vivien. Semaphore East, The New York Times, Friday, October 25.
Deitch, Jeffrey and Kuspit, Donald. "Critics Picks," Avenue, May.
Mittelmark, Howard. "Loony at the Top," Art & Antiques, January.
Urquhart, Ross. "Resisting the Insular Art World," The New Common Good, January.

1984        
Tajima, Marsha. "Poet of Decay," Bridge, Vol. 9, No. 3/4.
O'Brien, Glenn. Semaphore East, Artforum, December.
Hoffman, Randi. "Big Painting Disappears Without a Trace,"
The Uptown Dispatch,November 22.
Wolff, Theodore F. "Views of the City that Inspire and Graffiti that Do Not,"
ChristianScience Monitor, November 27.
Henry, Gerrit. Semaphore, Art in America, November.
Ramirez-Harwood, Yasmin. "Writing in the Sky: An Interview With Martin Wong,"
EastVillage Eye, October.
Indiana, Gary. "The `Private' Collector: An Interview with Norman Dubrow,"
VillageVoice, October 23.
Mucahy, Susan. "Deep in the Art of the East Village," New York Post, October 22.
Olstrom, Mary Ann. "'Priceless' Art Irks Dealer," New York Magazine, October 15.
Somaini, Luisa. "Le pezzie de `post' arrivano sui Navigli-Ecco l'arte del `East Village,'
"La Repubblica, October 6.
Cotter, Holland. "Martin Wong," Arts, September.
Robinson, Walter and McCormick, Carlo. "Slouching Toward Avenue D,"
Art inAmerica, Summer.
Kuspit, Donald. "Climbing," Artforum, April.
Mueller, Cookie. "Small Works," Details, Match.

1983
Raynor, Vivien. "Climbing: The East Village," The New York Times, January 27.

 

SELECTED BOOKS AND CATALOGS

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Nueva Pintura Narrative: Coleccion del Metropolitan Museum of Art, Nueva York, Mexico, D.F., November - December 1984, Introduction by William S. Lieberman.
The Regents of the University of California, New York, Santa Barbara, California, 1984, Forward by J. David Farmer, text by Phyllis Plous, Dan Cameron, Walter Robinson, Michael Kohn, and Carlo McCormick Bucknell University.
Contemporary Perspectives, Lewisberg, Pennsylvania, 1984, text by Barry Blinderman, Thomas Lawson, and Susan Morgan.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Notable Acquisitions 1984-1985, New York, 1985, forward by Philippe de Montebello.
Contemporary Art Auction to benefit El Bohio, New York, 1985, forward by Gary Indiana.
The Greenville County Museum of Art, Innocence and Experience, Greenville, South Carolina, 1985, text by Thomas S. Styron, Sotheby's.
Illustrated "A Christmas Story," by Roger Rosenblatt, Time, December 30, 1985.
Art Aid, New York, 1986, forward by William J. MacGuire.
Fine Arts Center Gallery, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Eight Urban Artists, 1986, introduction by Rhonda Cooper, Special Projects .
EXIT ART, New York, 1988, Essay by John Yau, bio.
Lippard, Lucy. Mixed Blessings: New Art in Multicultural America.  The New Press, 1990.
The Decade Show : Frameworks of Identity in the 1980’s, 1990, Introduction by Nilda Peraza. Marcia Tucker and Kinshasha Conwill.
"I am U, U are 2," a computerized animation project, part of the "Messages to the Public" series sponsored by Public Art Fund, Inc., Spectacolor Board at Times Square, NYC.
An All-Salute to Chinese American Cultural Pioneers Presented by the N.Y. City Council President Andrew Stein and the Chinese American Art Council, 1993.
Murder, John Yau, Smart Art Press, 1995.
The Art of the State of California, Harry N. Abrams, 1998.
Sweet Oblivion: The Urban Landscape of Martin Wong, Amy Scholder (ed.), Rizzoli, 1998.
The Figure: Another Side Of Modernism, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, 2000.
Humor and Rage, Fundacio Caixa, Catalunxa, Barcelona, Spain, 2001.
One Planet Under A Groove: Hip Hop and Contemporary Art, Bronx Museum of the Arts, 2001.
The Whitney Museum of American Art: American Visionaries: Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art. 2001, Introduction by Maxwell L. Anderson.
Fresh Talk, Daring Gazes: Conversations on Asian American Art, University of California Press, 2003.
Martin Wong’s Utopia, preface by Lawrence Rinder, introduction by Lydia Yee, essay by Mark Johnson, 2004.
East Village USA, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY, 2004.
The Grey Art Gallery, The Downtown Book, The New York Art Scene 1974-1984. Princeton University Press.  Edited by Marvin J. Taylor, 2006.
H.H. Arnason, History of Modern Art, fifth edition, 2003. pp. 712, 713.
Asian American Art, A History 1850-1970. Edited by Gordon Chang, Mark Johnson and Paul Karlstrom, Stanford University Press, 2008 p. 260, 261, 543-455.
Catalog, Everything Must Go, essay by Carlo McCormick, PPOW Gallery, NY 2009.
Catalog, Silence, The Menil Collection, Houston, Texas, 2012.
Catalog, Eye on a Century, Charles B. Benenson Collection at the Yale University Art Gallery 2012.
Catalog, Martin Wong’s Collection, published by Galerie Buchholz & Koenig Books, 2013.
Corcoran, Sean and Carlo McCormick. “City as Canvas: New York City Graffiti from the Martin Wong Collection.” Rizzoli, New York, 2013
 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
La Vida 1998

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Attorney Street Handball Court 1982-84

The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
It's Not What You Think, What is it Then? 1984
In the Studio 1992
Taino Invasion from Outer Space 1993
Brainwashing Cult Cons Top TV Star 1981
Starry Night c. 1990s

California State Building in San Francisco, CA
Lion Dancers 1992

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Chain Saw Valentine 1984
The Annunciation According to Mickey Pinero 1984

School, IS90M, Washington Heights, New York, NY
Ceiling Mural – Miss Liberty Face 1994

New York Historical Society, New York, NY
Canal Street 1992

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Big Heat 1988
Closed 1984-85
Etching – 77th Precinct 1987

Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA
Portrait of Bill McWhorter with boy and dog 1975

The Fales Library and Special Collections at New York University, NY
Martin Wong Papers

Museum of the City of New York, New York, NY

Martin Wong’s Graffiti Collection

de Young Museum - The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA
Sweet Enuff 1987

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Rapture 1988
Church and Market, San Francisco (drawing) 1970

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Stanton Near Forsyth Street 1983
First letter home from New York (also I joined the Museum of Modern Art) 1978

The Art Institute of Chicago, IL
Sweet Oblivion 1983

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, CA
Silence 1982

The Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY,
Untitled n.d.