Published Writing & Editorial Work









Editor, Curated Spaces, Radical History Review. Regular feature on contemporary artists who address social, historical or political subject matter. Duke University Press.

"The NSK State and the Collective Imaginary" and "Division and Enclosure: Frankie Quinn's Peaceline Panorama Photographs", The Design of Frontiers: Control and Ambiguity, Carolyn Loeb and Andreas Luescher, Eds, Ashgate Press.

Editor, Radical Histories in Digital Culture, Radical History Review Issue 117, Duke University Press (with Lyell Davies and Elena Razlogova).

"The First NSK Citizen's Congress in Berlin: A Summary", State in Time, Edited by IRWIN, Drustvo NSK informativni center, Ljubljana and Dolenjski Muzej, Novo Mesto. "The Battle for Hearts and Minds: Nebojsa Seric Shoba," (Introduction) Radical History Review Issue 112, Winter, Duke University Press.

"A Summary of the First NSK Citizens' Congress in Berlin," State of Emergence, Edited by Alexei Monroe, Plottner Verlag.
"The State as a Utopian Gesamtkunstwerk: A Summary of the First NSK Citizens' Congress in Berlin," The Brooklyn Rail, June.

"Macedonian Mythmaking: In Conversation with Milcho Manchevski," The Brooklyn Rail, December (with Dario Solman).
"30 Years of Art, Ideology and Provocation: An Interview with Laibach," The Brooklyn Rail, May (with Dario Solman).
Editor, Taking Sides: The Role of Visual Culture in Situations of War, Occupation and Resistance, Radical History Review, Issue106, Winter, Duke University Press (with Lisa Brock and Teresa Mead).

Editor, The Irish Question, Radical History Review Issue104, Spring. Duke University Press (with Van Gosse and Donal O'Drisceoil).

"Omission, Silence and Purity," Ruminations on Violence, Edited by Derek Pardue, Waveland Press.
"Pia Lindman's New York Times 09/02-09/03," Curated Spaces, Radical History Review Issue 98, Spring 2007.

Articles & Reviews












Fadda, Reema Salha & Saracine, Nour K, "Jerusalem Show VII: Report", Ibraaz, November 27.

Nguyen, Trong Gia, 'Interview with the Artists: Full Spectrum Dominance', ArtSlant, April 13. Braithewaite, Hunter, 'Full Spectrum Dominance at Carol Jazzar', Whitehot Magazine, April. Tschida, Anne, 'Brooklyn at Jazzar', Miami Herald, March 12.
Wollenweber, Heike, 'Heike Wollenweber Visits Full Spectrum Dominance',, March 7

McClintock, Dinah, 'Conor McGrady: Atlanta', Review, Art Papers, July/August.
McGaughran, Jenine, 'Archiving Place & Time', Interface, October.
Hocking, Bree, 'Visual Arts Review: Archiving Place & Time', Culture N. Ireland, April 19.

Lukic, Neva, 'Conor McGrady, Gallery Karas: Dario Solman, Gallery PM', Vijenac (Croatia), Oct 22.
Kis, Patricia, 'Guests from Amercia at Karas and PM Galleries', Jutarnji List (Croatia), Oct 6

Artner, Alan, 'Images Take on a Haunting New Life', Chicago Tribune, October 31.
Feaster, Felicia, 'New York Based Painter Delves into a Harsh World at Saltworks', Creative Loafing, Feb 27.
Oates,Leah, 'An Interview with Painter Conor McGrady', NY Arts, Jan-Feb.

Cyphers-Wright, Jeffrey, 'The Perennial Allure of Allegorical Black and White', Chelsea Now, Nov 23-30. McDermott, Peter, 'Policing the Polulace', The Irish Echo, Oct 31-Nov 6.

Hawkins, Margaret, ‘Lines Drawn Fiercely in McGrady’s Purity’, Chicago Sun-Times, July 28
Radical History Review Issue 95, New Imperialisms, Spring 2006, Duke University Press
Artner, Alan, ‘Uniforms, Government Buildings in Colorless World of Ominous Quiet’, Chicago Tribune. July 28
Camper, Fred, ‘A Black-and-White Worldview’, Chicago Reader, July 21
Lewis, Tamzin, ‘Starkness Coloured by Life Experience’, The Journal (UK), April 6

Orden, Abraham, ‘Conor McGrady at Ratio 3,’ Flash Art, January-February
Feaster, Felicia, ‘A Place to Call Home’, Creative Loafing Atlanta, November 16
Conor McGrady: A New Order,’ The Week, March 11
Feaster, Felicia, ‘Architecture of Doom’, Creative Loafing Atlanta, February 2
Radical History Review Issue 93, Homeland Securities, Fall 2005, Duke University Press
Eleven Eleven (1111): Journal of Literature and Art, Volume 2, California College of the Arts
Bjelajac, David, American Art, A Cultural History, Second Edition, Pearson Inc

‘The New Collusion’, Catalogue, Contemporary Arts Council, Chicago

Stein, Lisa, ‘Re:Figure Plays with Figurative Painting’, Chicago Tribune, May 2
Hixson, Kathryn, ‘Grand Tradition of Protraiture’, Re;Figure Catalogue, Gahlberg Gallery
Culture & Conflcit Group: Settlement, Cuirt Annual, Galway Arts Centre Publication (Ireland)
McLaughlin, Margaret, ‘Exhibition on Conflict Opens…’, The Irish News ,(N. Ireland) Jan 28
Artist’s Feature, Poetry Review, (U.K) Vol 92 No 4 Winter 2002/3

  2002 Noble, Kevin, ‘Questioning Subject: An Interview with Conor McGrady’, The Thing (Online), June
Yood, James, ‘Conor McGrady – NFA Space/Chicago Culutral Center’, Artforum, May
2002 Biennial Exhibition, Catalogue for the 2002 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of Art
Gioni, Massimiliano, ‘The Whitney Biennial: All the Small Things’, Flash Art, May/June
Strauber, Alan, ‘Art Entices Eyes, Ears at Whitney Museum’, Ploughkeepsie Journal, May
Ferko, Peter, ‘Whitney Biennial’, Five Things, (Online Magazine), May 6
Strickland, Carol, ‘Whitney Pushes Boundaries of Modern Art’, The Christian Science Monitor, March 29
Artner, Alan, ‘Drawings Unite in One Environment’, Chicago Tribune, March 28
Artner, Alan, ‘Art Review – Conor McGrady’, Chicago Tribune, March 22
Bulka, Michael, ‘Recommended– Paintings, NFA Space’, New City, March 14
Smith, Alicia, ‘Artist’s Memories Inspire Universal Emotions’, Lerner News, March 13-14
Saltz, Jerry, ‘American Bland Stand’, The Village Voice, March 7
Plagens, Peter, ‘This Man Will Decide What Art Is’, Newsweek, March 4
Lopez, Ruth, ‘Three Area Artists to Shine in NY’s Whitney Biennial’, Chicago Tribune, March 3
Teicholz, Nina, ‘Private View – Lawrence Rinder’, Art & Auction, March
Hinkel, Joanne, ‘Chicagoans at the Whitney Biennial’, F News Magazine, March
Noll, Damien, ‘The Self, Ourselves, Considered’, Metropolis Section, Chicago Journal, Feb 28
Artist From Northern Ireland for Whitney’, Art News, CIRCA Art Magazine, Ireland, February
Conor McGrady – Recommend Section’, New Art Examiner, Spring

  2001 Noble, Kevin, ‘Political Aesthetics: The Culture & Conflict Group’, Fortnight Magazine, Belfast, September
Davis, Lyell & Nickard, Gary, ‘The Culture & Conflict Group’, Cepa Journal, May


Mutscheller, Charles, ‘Conflicted Views: Part II’, New Art Examiner, November
Tejada, Roberto, ‘Unlimited Partnerships: Collaborations in Contemporary Art Part II’, Artvoice, Nov 30
Rausa Fuller, Janet, ‘Thirteen Rising Stars’, Sunday Chicago Sun Times, October 8
Whelan, Peader, An Phoblacht (Belfast), August 10.
Trubow, Alan, ‘Agitator Exhibit at Glass Curtain Gallery’, Columbia Chronicle, March 13



1999 Lyderson, Kari, ‘Police Brutality is Framed’, Streetwise, October 12

  1997 Gruber, Jennifer, ‘Painter’s Strokes Color a world of Brutal Emotions’, Irish American Post, September

  1995 New International Contemporaries, Exhibition Catalogue, Taipei, Taiwan.