Selected Bibliography

 

2018
“Descanso Gardens explores L.A.’s relationship with water in “La Reina de Los Angeles”, artdaily.org, September 16
2017
“COLA 20”, Catalog with multiple essays and authors, City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, pub.
2016
“City of Los Angeles (C.O.L.A.) Individual Artist Fellowships Exhibition”, Catalog with essay by Kay Whitney, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Go Big or Go Home”, Review, Beverly Western, Artillery Magazine, May 18
“Top Ten 2015: Los Angeles”, Molly Enholm, art ltd., January/February
“Obversations at Long Beach City College has Art Pieces Talking”, Dave Barton, OC Weekly, March 2
2015
“Blue McRight Drink Me”, Catalog with essay by Michael Duncan,
Samuel Freeman, pub.
“Blue McRight: Drink Me” at Samuel Freeman, Review, Jody Zellen, art ltd., Mar/Apr 2015
“Blue McRight at Samuel Freeman”, Review, Scarlet Cheng, Visual Art Source, January 23 2015
“Blue McRight: Drink Me”, Review, David Pagel, L.A. Times, January 23
“Blue McRight seen at Samuel Freeman”, Review, Beatrice Chassepot, heart magazine (link)
2013
“Blue McRight Quench”, Catalog, Samuel Freeman, pub.
“Critic’s Choice: Blue McRight’s curious sculptures bridge real and surreal”, Review, Leah Ollman, L.A. Times, February 1
“Blue McRight: Quench at Samuel Freeman”, Farrah Karapetian, Review, Housing Projects blog (link)
“Los Angeles: Blue McRight – Samuel Freeman Gallery”, Review, Kathleen Whitney, Sculpture, July / August
“Critic’s Picks: Los Angeles, Preview”, Molly Enholm, art ltd., Jan/Feb
“Current Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions – “Blue McRight at Samuel Freeman”, Doug Simay, Best Picks blog, February (link)
2012
Freeway Studies #1: This Side of the 405, Blue McRight November 14th (link)
2010
“LAWN: Artist delves into an American obsession”, Review, Mary Noden Lochner, The Northern Light, 3 March
2009
“Blue McRight: elsewhere”, Catalog with interview by Tina Yapelli, University Art Gallery, San Diego State University, pub.
“Down the Rabbit Hole: Blue McRight renders a surreal tour of the ‘burbs”, Art Review, Robert Pincus, San Diego Union-Tribune, December 3
“No One You Know”, Catalog, Samuel Freeman, pub.
“Cozy, to say the least”, Review, Leah Ollman, L.A. Times, May 29
“Blue McRight at Samuel Freeman”, Review, Greg Stacy, ARTslant L. A., 6/8 (link)
“Superficiality and Superexcrescence”, Catalog, Fellows of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, pub.
“Penetrating the Surface”, Review, Holly Myers, L.A.Times, July 8
“Superficiality and Superexcrescence” at Otis College of Art and Design, Ben Maltz Gallery”, Review, George Melrod, art ltd., September 2009
2007
“Contemporary Sculpture in Los Angeles 2007”, Review, Jennifer Wulffson, Sculpture Journal, Spring
2005
“Blue McRight: On the Lawn”, Catalog with essay by Lisa Melandri, Patricia Faure Gallery, pub.
“Cul-de-Sac: Art from a Suburban Nation”, Catalog, Radford University Art Museum, pub.
2004
“Capitol Area East End Complex”, Catalog and DVD, State of California Department of General Services, pub.
“A Different Kind of Lawnscape”, Calendar, Cynthia Dea, LA Times, 3/27
“Where We Live”, ArtScene, Bill Lasarow, Ed. June
2002
“Edges and Hedges”, Itinerary, Glenn Harper, Ed., Sculpture, October
“Edges and Hedges”, Recent Projects, Public Art Review, Fall/Winter 02
“High Resolution”, Feature, Barbara Thornburg, LA Times Magazine, 9/29
“Urban Surprises: A Guide to Public Art in Los Angeles”, Book, Gloria Gerace, Ed.
“Which Way, L.A.?” Gisele Regatao, Producer. KCRW radio, 9/26
2001
“Light Source”, Review, Holly Myers, L.A. Times, December 7
“Lumina”, ArtScene, Bill Lasarow, Ed. December
“Fertile Imaginations“, Susan Heeger, Feature, LA Times Magazine, May 20
“Best Public Art”, 16th Annual Best of Ventura County, Michael Cicero, Ed. Ventura County Reporter, October 1
2000
“Commissions in Brief”, Insider, Sculpture, September
“The Choreography of Arrival”, Kim A. O’Connell, Landscape Architecture, 9/00
“Staples Center”, Landscape Architect, Volume 16, #02
1999
“C.R.A. Project Update — Staples Center”, Beatrix Barker, City of L. A. Public Arts Newsletter, Winter 1999
“Stealth Art Program”, Jack Skelley, Los Angeles Downtown News 10/2
“Recent Projects”, Moira Harris, Public Art Review, Spring/Summer 1999
1998
“Review”, Leah Ollman, L.A. Times, June 12
1997
“1996 in Review: Public Art”, Art in America, Annual 1997-98
“Notes on Four Recent Public Art Projects”, Robert Byer, City of L.A. Public Arts Newsletter, Spring 1997
1996
“Recent Projects”, Jack Becker, Public Art Review, Fall / Winter 1996 “Public Art” (video), Life and Times, KCET Channel 28, 9/19
“Night Bright”, Walter Sawicki, Los Angeles Downtown News, August 5
“Live from Hope Street”, Bonnie Grice, KUSC Radio, July 26
1995
“A Sense of Place”, Nancy Kapitanoff, L.A.Times, August 3
1993
“Culver City as Culture Center”, Katharine Schmidt, The Outlook, 12/27
1992
“4 Artists’ Work to Grace City Hall”, Tom Jennings, The Outlook, July 8
“Culver City Artworks for City Hall”, Ron Sanders, L.A. Times, July 10
1991
“L.A. Grants Make a Splash in WaterWorks Exhibition by Artist Blue McRight and Students”, Lisbet Nilson, L.A. Times, June 23
“Review”, Nancy Klegg, Westword, March 27
1990
“Art From Los Angeles”, Hisaka Kojima, Ryuku Tsushin, #313, February
“Review”, Kristine McKenna, L.A. Times, June 29
“Artist has Eye for Artificial Light”, Lee Reynolds, The Outlook, June 8
1988
“Review”, Cathy Curtis, L.A. Times, June 10
“Anima House”, Nancy Klegg, Westword, May 25