bibliography - selected articles and catalogues

2017 Schwabsky, Barry, "Ena Swansea at Albertz Benda Gallery," Artforum, pp 216 - 217, February 2017
The Alchemic Magic of Ena Swansea's Floating Images, Art Asia Pacific, September/October 2016
When Innovative Art Meets Traditional Surroundings, Huffpost Arts & Culture April 26, 2016
An Empty Manhattan Apartment is Transformed into a Work of Art, Architectural Digest Online, April 20, 2016
Artful Installations Take Over a Grand Manhattan Apartment, Introspective Magazine, April 11, 2016
  What Happens When Artists Take Over an Upper East Side Mansion, W Online, April 5, 2016
2014 Rosenberg, Karen, "A Showcase for Buyers and Browsers," The New York Times, print edition Nov 14, 2014.
  Haden-Guest, Anthony, “New York, Are You Sitting Comfortably,” The Art Newspaper, June 2014.
  Barbaro, Theresa, “Ena Swansea exhibition - untitled nightlife,” L.I.Art Russia, Issue 38, pp 110 – 111, May 2014.
  Cohen, David, “Night and Day: Ena Swansea, Reversible.” artcritical, February 14, 2014.
  “Ena Swansea: untitled nightlife,” Wall Street International, January 29, 2014.
  Laluyan, Oscar. “PICTURE THIS: I love the nightlife at Friedman Benda.” Arte Fuse, January 28, 2014.
  “First exhibition at Friedman Benda for American painter Ena Swansea opens in New York”, artdaily, January 26, 2014.
2013 Volk, Gregory. Catalogue, “Fugitive Scenes.” Locks Art Publications, 2013.
  Cohen, David. “Come Like Shadows.” artcritical, December 18, 2013.
  Wayne. “And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.” The Imagist. July 25, 2013.
  Hernandez, Jennifer. “AND THOSE WHO WERE SEEN DANCING…” Cultured Magazine, July 24, 2013.
  Omajola, Ope. “Raunch & Revelry: Nightlife at Friedman Benda Gallery.” Opening Ceremony New News, July 23, 2013.
  Colucci, Emily. “Art Attack at Friedman Benda’s Glamorous Nightclubbing Exhibition.” Societe Perrier, July 23, 2013.
  Baumgardner, Julie. “About Last Night: A Chelsea Gallery Made Over as a Decadent Nightclub.” T Magazine, July 18, 2013.
  Small, Rachel. “Art’s Wild Night Out.” Interview Magazine, July 17, 2013.
  Zhong, Fan. "Nights to Remember." W Magazine, July 16, 2013.
  Kessler, Max. "A New Nightlife-centric Art Exhibit." Paper Magazine, July 16, 2013.
  Cooper, Ashton. “Friedman Benda Curator on Turning Excessive Partying Into an Art Show.” Blouin Artinfo, July 16, 2013.
  Lescaze, Zoë, Andrew Russeth, Michael H. Miller and Dan Duray, “11 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before July 21.” Gallerist NY, July 15, 2013.
  Maida, Stephanie. “Everything You Need to Know This Week On New York’s Art Scene.” Guest of a Guest. July 14, 2013.
  Frank, Priscilla. "Club Culture becomes Art at Freidman Benda.” Huffington Post, July 11, 2013.
  "A painting corroded through time, Ena Swansea's first exhibition in Asia." Herald News, January 26, 2013.
  "New York painter Ena Swansea, first solo exhibition in Asia." The Union Press, January 15, 2013.
  "These paintings stole the philosophy of the Old Masters." Chosun Ilbo, January 14, 2013.
  "Ena Swansea, The Delight of Painting." Spacek, January 12, 2013.
  "Ena Swansea Exhibition at 313 Art Project." Noblesse Newspaper, January 10, 2013.
  "Culture Calendar: Fresh Eyes." Casa Living, January 10, 2013.
  "Ena Swansea." The Seoul Shinmun, January 9, 2013.
  "Culture News: Ena Swansea," Yonhap News,  January 7, 2013.
  "Ena Swansea, first solo show in Asia." CNB News & Journal, January 7, 2013.
2012 Luckow, Dirk, Harald Falckenberg, Belinda Grace Gardner, Miriam Schoofs, and Ena Swansea. Catalogue, “Psycho: Ena Swansea und Robert Lucander.” Snoeck Publisher, 2012.
  Thon, Ute. "Ena Swansea, Shadows of the Past," Das Kunstmagazin, pp 70 - 78, April 1, 2012.
  Bracker, Jacobus. “Kultur:Psycho Ausstellung: Ich ist ein anderer.” Deutsches Adelsblatt, pp 20-23, Feb 24, 2012. [“Culture:Psycho Exhibition: I am another.”]
  “Psycho: Ena Swansea und Robert Lucander.” KQ Daily, March 12, 2012.
  Krolczyk, Radek. “Ungute Gefühle.” dschungel, March 25, 2012. [“Negative Feelings.”]
  Maeck, Stefaie. “Verlängerung | Schoner Schaudern: Abgrundtiefe Malerei von Ena Swansea und Robert Lucander in der Sammlung Falckenberg.” Kunstreisen, pp 26 - 27, February-March, 2012. [“Extension | Shudder Saver: The abyss of Ena Swansea and Robert Lucander at the Falckenberg Collection.]
  Hohmeyer, Jurgen. “Surreale Beklemmungen: Ena Swansea und Robert Lucander in der Sammlung Falckenberg.” Kunstzeitung, p 10, February 7, 2014. [“Surreal Anxiety: Ena Swansea and Robert Lucander at the Falckenberg Collection.”]
   “Psycho: Ena Swansea und Robert Lucander.” monopol, Issue 2, p 115, January 19, 2012.
  Vattes, Katrin. “Emotional Gaps.” art Das Kunstmagazin, January 18, 2012.
  Engler, Katja. “Das Kabinett des Doktor Falckenberg: In den Phoenix Hallen spielen zwei Maler virtuos mit unbewussten Angsten.” Die Welt, p 34, January 5, 2012. [“The Cabinet of Dr. Falckenberg: In the Phoenix Hall two virtuoso painters with unconscious anxieties.”]
2011 Falckenberg, Harald, Belinda Grace Gardner, Dirk Luckow, Miriam Schoofs and Ena Swansea. Psycho: Ena Swansea, Robert Lucander, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Snoeck Verlagsgesellschaft, Cologne (exhibition cat., pub. December 2011)
  Büsing, Nicole and Heiko Klaas. “Im menschlichen Abgrund: Die Hamburger Doppel-Schau “Psycho” zeigt Ena Swansea und Robert Lucander.” Grafschafter Nachrichten, p 20, December 30, Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung, p 26, December 30 and Rheiderland, p 23, December 30, 2011.[“In the human abyss: The Hamburg double show "Psycho" shows Ena Swansea and Robert Lucander.”]
  “Psycho, surreal und subversiv: Ena Swansea und Robert Lucander in Phoenix-Hallen.” Der Neue Ruf, p 2, December 24, 2011. [“Psycho, surreal und subversive: Ena Swansea und Robert Lucander in Phoenix-Hallen.”]
  Jahn, Wolf. “Fragmente der Seele: Die Ausstellung ‘Psycho’ in den Harburger Phoenix-Hallen zeigt Arbeiten von Ena Swansea und Robert Lucander.” Hamburger Abendblatt, p 15, December 21, 2011. [“Fragments of the Soul: "Psycho" in the Harburg Phoenix Halls shows works by Ena Swansea and Robert Lucander.”]
  Büsing, Nicole and Heiko Klaas. “Szenarien der Beunruhigung: Doppelausstellung "Psycho" in den Hamburger Deichtorhallen / Sammlung Falckenberg.” Kieler Nachrichten, p 17, December 20, 2011. [“Scenarios of Concern: Dual Exhibition "Psycho" at the Hamburg Deichtorhallen / Falckenberg Collection.”]
  Engler, Katja. “Harburger Symphonie des Grauens.” Welt am Sonntag, Edition 51, December 18, 2011. [“Harburg's Symphony of Horror.”]
  “Ena Swansea und Robert Lucander - Psycho | Sammlung Falckenberg.” Netplanet Harburg - Magazin Kultur, pp 1 - 11, December 16, 2011.
  Waldmann, Judith. “Psycho.” Stadtlichh, Issue # 5, December 1, 2011.
  “Ausstellungen: Agenten des Abgrunds.” Der Spiegel, p 122, November 28, 2011. [“Exhibitions: Agents of the Abyss.”]
  “Psycho - Das unheimliche in der Malerei.” Elbe Wochenblatt, November 23, 2011. [“Psycho - The Uncanny in Painting.”]
  von Thurn und Taxis, Elisabeth. "TNT: Inside the Studios of Five New York Artists,”, Nov 11, 2011, p 8.
  “Hamburger Kunstausstellung spiegelt dunkle Seiten der Seele wieder.” dapd nachrichten gmbh, November 10, 2011. [“Hamburg art exhibition reflects a dark side of the soul.”]
  Von Thurn Und Taxis, Elisabeth. "TNT: Inside The Studio of Five New York Artists." Editorial, Vogue, p 4, November, 2011.
  Talley, Andre Leon. “Life with Andre: Portrait Mode,” Vogue, p.182, April, 2011.
  Finch, Charlie. "Departure," ArtNet Magazine, p.1, March 8, 2011.
2010 Rabinowitz, Cay Sophie. “Picture Perfect: Ena Swansea.” FANTOM, Issue 05, pp 60-65, Fall 2010.
  Othnin-Girard, Alain. “La feria du riz a trové son style.” Arles Magazine, Issue 145, Cover, p9, October, 2010.
  de Montebello, Roger. “Arles en Bleu.” Arty Parade, October 29, 2010.
  Hayden Guest, Anthony. “Toro! Painting the Goyesque.” The Daily Beast, September 30, 2010.
  Zaoui, Julie. “La vent balaie le ciel: brillent les souvenirs en bleu Swansea.” La Provence, p5, September 14, 2014. ["The wind sweeps the sky: memories shine in a blue Swansea"]
  Zaoui, Julie. “Comme sur un nuage Ils tutoient les anges.” La Provence, pp 2-3, September 12, 2010. [“Like a cloud, they flirt with angels”]
  Aries, Silvie. “Des taureux dans la tête.” La Provence, front page and p32, September 9, 2010. [“Bulls in the head”]
  Hayden-Guest, Anthony. “A New York artist in the Spanish tradition.” The Art Newspaper, September 1, 2010.
  Aries, Silvie. “De New York à Arles les trajectoires de la feria du riz.” La Provence, pp 2-3, April 5, 2010.  [“New York to Arles, trajectories of the Feria du Riz”]
2009 Rattemeyer, Chritian, Compass in Hand: Selections from the Judith Rotthschild Contemporary Drawings Collection, Catalogue Raisonné, The Museum of Modern Art, New York: p 263.
2008 Tuymans, Luc and Cay Sophie Rabinowitz. Ena Swansea – new paintings, André Schlechtriem Temporary Inc., New York, NY (exhibition cat.)
  Gadner, Buhrs, Matt. True Romance, DuMont, Cologne (cat.): pp 101, 117
  Sandler, Irving. “In Conversation: Ena Swansea with Irving Sandler.” The Brooklyn Rail, Nov. 2008: pp 30-32.
  Birkholz, Holger. “Dull Mirrors: On Ena Swansea.” CHECKPOINT|ARNDT & PARTNER, Issue #6, Sept. – Dec. 2009: pp 50-57
2007 Riese, Ute and Gerhard Finckh, et al. Symbolismus und die Kunst der Gegenwart, Wuppertal von der Heydt Museum (cat.): pp 38, 50,179 -180
  Cohen, David. “Ornamental Agility.” The New York Sun, Mar. 1 2007
  Dannat, Adrian. “Image Alchemy.” artnet, March 2007
2006 Lange, Christiane and Florian Metzner. Malerei der Gegenwart, Zurück zur Figur, Prestel, Munich (cat.): pp 184-185 Return to the Figure: Contemporary Paintings
  Koerner von Gustorf, Oliver. “Die im Dunkeln sieht man noch.” monopol, no.1, Feb./Mar. 2006: pp 68-79. “And You Do See Those in the Dark”
2005 Biesenbach, Klaus. Greater New York 2005, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City (cat.): p 322.
  Gingeras, Alison and Barry Schwabsky. The Triumph of Painting, The Saatchi Gallery, Jonathan Cape, Random House, London (cat.): pp 288-291.
  Heil, Axel and Wolfgang Schoppmann. Most Wanted: The Olbricht Collection, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne (cat.): pp: 20, 42-43, 70.
  Krepler, Ute. “Ena Swansea” ARTinvestor, No. 04, 2005: pp: 51-53.
  Pernegger, Karin, Walter Seidl, Nicole Six and Paul Petritsch. Slices of Life: Blueprints of the Self in Painting, Austrian Cultural Forum New York, TypoDruckSares, Austria (cat.): pp 14-15.
2004 Obrist, Hans Ulrich, Laurence Dreyfus and Sophie Delpeux. Central Station, collection of Harald Falckenberg, à La maison rouge, Fage èditons, Paris (cat.): p 122.
  Katz, Alex and Ena Swansea. “Like a Quarter Mile Race Alex Katz and Ena Swansea in conversation.” Parkett, No. 72, Dec. 2004. insert: pp 8-19.
  Bellini, Andrea. “New York Tales.” Flash Art, Nov. - Dec. 2004: pp 106 – 108.
  Cohen, David. “An Animated Awkwardness.” The New York Sun, Vol. 120, No 106, Sept.16, 2004: cover, p 19.
  Danatt, Adrian.  “The Feeling of Now.” The Art Newspaper,  No. 150, Sept. 2004: p 32.
  “Dictionary of Painters.” Flash Art, July–Aug. 2004.
  Kuntz, Melissa. “Ena Swansea at Gasser and Grunert.” Art in America, Jan. 2004.
2003 Lehrman, Karen. “Watercolor, A critical celebration: Fall by Ena Swansea.”
  Garwood, Deborah, “Ena Swansea at Klemens Gasser and Tanja Grunert, Inc.”,
  Spring, 2003
2002 Ratcliff, Carter. Ena Swansea, Reality of Shadows, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia (exhibition cat.)