Writing

Books
Alloys: American Sculpture and Architecture at Midcentury. Princeton University Press (2022).

Sculptural Materiality in the Age of Conceptualism: International Experiments in Italy, New York: Routledge, 2017. [Amazon; Routledge]

Exhibition Catalogues and Essays

“On the Matter of Louise Nevelson,” in The World Outside: Louise Nevelson at Midcentury. Amon Carter Museum of American Art. (Forthcoming 2023).

“Home of the Welder,” in Scale: Sculpture (1945-2020). Fundación Juan March. (Forthcoming 2023).

“The Radical Gift of Play,” in Mark di Suvero: Steel Like Paper. Nasher Sculpture Center. (Forthcoming 2023)

“What Exactly is Exact Dutch Yellow,” in Exact Dutch Yellow. Chicago Cultural Center (Forthcoming 2022).

“The Monumentality of Richard Hunt,” in Richard Hunt: Monumental. KANEKO (Forthcoming 2022).

“Thoughts on the (Gratuitous) Nature of Sculpture Parks,” in Northern Formations, 45-58. Corridor 8, 2022.

“Site Visit: Screen Test,” Nasher Magazine, The Sound Issue (Spring 2022): 22.

Harry Bertoia: Sculpting Mid-Century Modern Life. Co-editor. Nasher Sculpture Center, in association with Scheidegger & Spiess (2022). [UChicago Press; Nasher Sculpture Center]

“The Moment of Sharing’: Harry Bertoia’s Large-Scale Commissions,” in Harry Bertoia: Sculpting Mid-Century Modern Life. Nasher Sculpture Center, in association with Scheidegger & Spiess (2022).

The Sculpture of William Edmondson: Tombstones, Garden Ornaments, and Stonework. Editor. Vanderbilt University Press, 2021. [VUP; Amazon]

“Tombstones, Garden Ornaments, and Stonework,” in William Edmondson: Tombstones, Garden Ornaments, and Stonework, Vanderbilt University Press, 2021.

“Irascible Sculpture,” in The Irascibles: Painters Against the Museum, New York, 1950. Madrid: Fundación Juan March, 2020.

“Divergent but Parallel: The Ceramic Sculpture of Lucio Fontana and Fausto Melotti in Postwar Italy,” in Return to Earth: Ceramic Sculpture of Fontana, Melotti, Miró, Picasso, and Noguchi, 1943–1963. Dallas: Nasher Sculpture Center, 2013. 

Edited Volumes
Postwar Italian Art History Today: Untying ‘the Knot,’ Co-edited with Sharon Hecker. London: Bloomsbury, 2018. [Amazon; Bloomsbury]

Book Chapters
“Response to ‘Press Release Statement,’ Dwan Gallery, 1968,” in Nature after Art (Art after Nature series) University of Minnesota Press (Forthcoming, 2022).

“Sculpture in the (Ancient City): Calder, Smith, and Smithson in Italy,” Republics and Empires: Italian and American art in transnational perspective, 1840-1970, edited by Melissa Dabakis and Paul Kaplan Manchester University Press, 2021.

“The Weakness of Lead: Materiality and Modern American Sculpture,” in Lead in Modern and Contemporary Art, co-edited by Silvia Bottinelli and Sharon Hecker, Bloomsbury, 2021

Peer Reviewed Articles
“Sublimating Sculpture: Robert Smithson, Photography, and the Transformation of Matter at the End of the 1960s,” Zeitschrift für Ästhetik und allgemeine Kunstwissenschaft, 2021.

“Synergizing Space: Sculpture, Architecture, and Richard Lippold at Lincoln Center,” American Art 33, no. 2 (Summer 2019): 38-61.

“Sculpture and Sound in the Windy City: Harry Bertoia’s Standard Oil Commission,” Public Art Dialogue , Special Issue: Soundsites: Experiments in Sound and Place 9, no. 1 (2019): 31-52.

“Alloyed Screens: Harry Bertoia and the Manufacturers Hanover Trust Building – 510 Fifth Avenue.” Sculpture Journal 25, no. 3 special issue on Sculpture and Architecture (2016): 361-380.

“Materializing Modernism in Postwar Italy: Fausto Melotti, Gio Ponti, and the 1961 Esposizione Internazionale del Lavoro,” Art History, Special Issue: Material Practice and Critical Consciousness in Postwar European Art, 1946-1971, 39, no. 4 (September 2016): 720-743.

“Reflective Acts: Yayoi Kusama’s Narcissus Garden,” History of Photography, 39, no. 4 (December 2015): 405-423.

“Considering the Fuller Life Beneath in Alberto Burri’s Combustioni,” NOIT 2 (May 2014): 52-59.

“Activating Sculpture: The Curatorial Program of Sculture nella città,Journal of Curatorial Studies 2, no.3 (2013): 356-382.

Commissioned Essays
“Thoughts on the (Gratuitous) Nature of Sculpture Parks,” Northern Formations (Leeds: Corridor 8, 2022), 45-58

“Transient Materiality: Robert Smithson’s ‘Cayuga Salt Mine Project’,” Scholarly Text, Holt/ Smithson Foundation, published November 2019.

“Lynn Chadwick in the United States,” in Lynn Chadwick: A Sculptor on the International Stage. Scheidegger & Spiess, 2019.

“Henry Moore’s Photographic Identity,” in Anne Wagner, Robert Sutton, eds. Henry Moore: Sculptural Process and Public Identity, Tate, 2015. 

“The Matter of Landscape in Jules Olitski’s Late Paintings,” in Jules Olitski: Landscapes. Keene: Thorne-Sagendorph Gallery, Keene State College, 2015. 

Reviews
Review of Sculpture Vertical, Horizontal, Open Closed (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017) for caareviews.org.

Review of Fiber Sculpture: 1960 to the Present (exhibition and catalogue) for caareviews.org. May 21, 2015. 

Review of Sergio Ariotti and Beatriz Merz, Arte Povera. DVD (Turin: Hopefulmonster, 2012) and Ugo Nespolo: Films & Visions, 1967-2010 (Rome: Rarovideo, 2011) for Sculpture Journal 23.2 (2014): 264-265.

Review of Christopher Marshall, Sculpture and the Museum (London: Ashgate, 2011) for Sculpture Journal 21, no. 2 (2012): 194-196.

Other Texts
“Site Visit: Screen Test,” Nasher Magazine, The Sound Issue (Spring 2022): 22.

“Time in the Space in Between: Richard Serra’s Te Tuhirangi Contour,” Sculpture 27, no. 9 (November 2008): 48-50.