Tschabalala Self

Born 1990, New York, NY. Lives and works in New Haven and New York.

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Donoghue, Kathy. “Tschabalala Self’s “Bodega Run” at the Hammer”, Whitewall, (February 13, 2019) [online]

Colucci, Emily. “How Queer Artists Are Rethinking the Fluidity of Identity”,Them Magazine, (February 7, 2019) [online]

Desmarais, Charles. “’Show Me as I Want to be Seen’ examines artistic and gender identity”, Datebook,                (February 7, 2019) [online]

”Original exhibition examines the representation of fuild identity”, Artdaily.org, (February, 2019) [online]

Golba,Nicole. “Tschabalala Self: Telling A Tale Through The Body”, (January 30, 2019) [online]

“Tschabalala Self And More At The Frye Art Museum”, Sugarcane,(January 28, 2019) [online]

Bonet, Sasha. “An Individual is Made of Many Parts: Tschabalala Self Interviewed by Sasha Bonet.” Bomb Magazine (November 20, 2018) [online]

Pechman, Alexandra. Interview with Tschabalala Self. “Tschabalala Self is a Voice of her Generation.” V Magazine (August 13, 2018)

Rosen, Miss. “The art world remembers the force of nature we lost too soon.” Dazed (April 28, 2018) [online]

Ryder, Katie. “The Passive Silhouettes of Women in Asian Soft-Core Magazines.” The New Yorker (April 22, 2018) [online]

“Tschabalala Self by Herself.” L’Officiel Art (April 20, 2018) [online]

“Artist in Residence: Tschabalala Self.” Studio: Studio Museum of Harlem Magazine (Spring/Summer 2018)

Langmuir, Molly and Michael Sienske. “Who’s Afraid of the Female Nude? Paintings of naked women, usually by clothed men, are
suddenly sitting very uncomfortably on gallery walls.” The Cut (April 18, 2018) [online]

Langmuir, Molly. “Who’s Afraid of the Female Nude? ‘When I was Young the Biggest Compliment Was That You Could Paint Like a Man.’
Seven female artists weigh in on men painting women, and women doing it for themselves.” New York Magazine (April 16-29, 2018): 53

Borrelli-Persson, Laird. “10 Great Women Artists Who Inspired the Fall 2018 Collections.” Vogue (March 21, 2018) [online]

“PAMM Raises More Than $500,000 for the Fund for African-American Art.” BLOUINARTINFO (February 23, 2018) [online]

Guniss, Carolyn. “A Curated Affair: Art & Soul At PAMM.” South Florida Times (February 22, 2018) [online]

Saltz, Jerry. “The New Museum’s ‘I Am More Woke Than You’ Triennial.” Vulture (February 20, 2018) [online]

Silver, Johanna. “Artist Tschabalala Self Reinterprets the Black Urban Experience.” The Last Magazine (February 17, 2018) [online]

Silver, Johanna. “New York by Last Magazine: Tschabalala.” The Last Magazine Issue No. 2 (Spring 2018)

“12 Emerging Artists to Watch this Year.” Modern Painters (January-February 2018): 44-48

“V’s Class of 2018: Tschabalala Self.” V Magazine. January 31, 2018. Interview by V Magazine [online]

Ali, Abdu. Interview with Tschabalala Self. “Body Play.” Art Papers (Winter 2017/2018): 36-41

Vazquez, Neil. “Take a Bit of Tschabalala Self’s ‘Sour Patch’ at Thierry Goldberg Gallery.” The Miami New Times (January 4, 2018) [online]

Uszerowicz, Monica. “Immersed in the Playful, Communal World of a Bodega.” Hyperallergic (January 3, 2018) [online]

“Five Shows in December.” Exhibitionary (December 15, 2017) [online]

Russeth, Andrew. “A Look Around Miami Galleries, From the Pop-Up Spaces of Out-of-Towners to Local Stalwarts.” ArtNews (December 6, 2017) [online]

Saltz, Jerry. “Less Talk, More Shock: The New Museum’s show on gender doesn’t go far enough.” New York Magazine (October 30, 2017): 90

Bertrand, Sandra. “The New Museum Takes Aim With ‘Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon.” Highbrow Magazine (October 29, 2017) [online]

Saltz, Jerry. “The New Museum ‘s ‘Trigger’ is Radical in Content, Retrograde in Form: What Should We Make of That?” Vulture (October 23, 2017) [online]

Schjeldahl, Peter. “Art: Museums and Libraries.” The New Yorker (October 16, 2017): 14

Schjeldahl, Peter. “The Art World as Safe Space.” The New Yorker (October 9, 2017): 79

Akers, Tyler. “Tschbalala Self.” Gayletter Issue 7 (Fall 2017): 126-127

Cotter, Holland. “Let (Gender) Confusion Reign.” The New York Times (September 29, 2017): C13/C16

“Tschabalala Self at Pilar Corrias.” Contemporary Art Daily (September 25, 2017) [online]

Third Rail Quarterly Editorial. “Bodega Drawings: Tschabalala Self.” Third Rail Quarterly (Fall 2017): 12-19

Russell, Legacy. “Tschabalala Self.” Apogee Issue 09 (Summer 2017 ): 68

Sargent, Antwaun. “Tschabalala Self.” CURA 25 (Summer 2017): 195

Gather Journal. “Tschabalala Self.” Gather Vol. 6, Issue 11 (Summer 2017): 107

Rees, Lucy. “Making Waves: Tschabalala Self.” Galerie (Summer 2017): 44

Benmakhlouf, Adam. “Art Review: Tschabalala Self @ Tramway, Glasgow.” The Skinny (July 12, 2017) [online]

Stosuy, Brandon. Interview with Tschabalala Self. “Tschabalala Self on not being afraid of hard work.” The Creative Independent (June 30, 2017) [online]

Lehrer, Adam. “10 Female Artists Exploring Their Sexualities At A Show At the Museum of Sex.” Forbes (June 28, 2017) [online]

Rees, Lucy. “Meet Fast-Rising Artist Tschabalala Self.” Galerie (June 15, 2017) [online]

Mansfield, Susan. “Art Reviews: Florian Hecker and Tschabalala Self at Tramway, Glasgow.” The Scotsman (June 13, 2017): 33

“Visual Arts.” Apogee Journal Issue 09 (June 5, 2017): 68

McDermott, Emily. “10 Female Artists to Watch.” Elle (May 9, 2017) [online]

Vogel, Wendy. “Critic’ Picks: New York, Body Language.” Artforum (May 5, 2017) [online]

Parham, Jason. Interview with Tschabalala Self. “The Hypervisible Black Woman of Tschabalala Self’s World.” FADER (April 20, 2017) [online]

Bannister, Laura. “Tschabalala Self Bodily Pleasures. VAULT (April 2017): Cover, 22-25

Russeth, Andrew. “Next Up Art: The Female Gaze.” W Magazine (April 2017): 62

McDermott, Emily. “10 Picks from Art Brussels. Interview (March 21, 2017) [online]

Jilani, Sarah. “Politicized Symbols.” Aesthetica Magazine (March 15, 2017) [online]

Miller, M.H. “A Pioneering Feminist Artist’s Studio Gets Revived in New York.” T Magazine: The New York Times Style Magazine (March 1, 2017) [online]

Brown, Jessica Bell. “Looking: Jessica Bell Brown on Diamond Stingily and Tschabalala Self.” Studio (Winter/Spring 2017)

Sutton, Kate. “Critics’ Picks: London, Tschabalala Self.” Artforum (February 9, 2017) [online]

Khan, Karim. Interview with Tschabalala Self. “Artist Tschabalala Self’s Black Mirror.” i-D-VICE (UK) (February 8, 2017) [online]

Mallet, Whitney. “Tschabalala Self is the Visual Artist Exploring Movement and Identity.” V Magazine (January 31, 2017) [online]

Paskett, Zoe. “Tschabalala Self on shifting the conversation about the black female body.” Islington Gazette (January 27 2017) [online]

Cumming, Laura. “Tschabalala Self review – history and mystery.” The Guardian (January 22) [online]

Steer, Emily. Interview with Tschabalala Self. “5 Questions with Tschabalala Self.” Elephant (January 18, 2017) [online]

Jansen, Charlotte. Interview with Tschabalala Self. “5 Questions With Tschabalala Self.” Amuse, i-D-VICE (January 17, 2017) [online]

Eckhardt, Stephanie. “Meet Tschabalala Self, the 26-Year-Old Artist Empowering the Lives of Black Women.” W Magazine (January 16, 2017) [online]

Forbes Editorial. “30 Under 30 – Art & Style.” Forbes (January 3, 2016) [online]

Cascone, Sarah. “14 Emerging Women Artists to Watch in 2017.” Artnet (December 21, 2016) [online]

Halle, Howard. “Six young African-American artists to watch in 2017.” TimeOut New York (December 16, 2016) [online]

People, Lindsay. “3 Women Changing the Art Game.” The Cut (December 14, 2016) [online]

“The Top Emerging Artists of 2016.” Artsy (December 14, 2016) [online]

Furman, Anna. “Youth Collective Teaches You How to Scam the Patriarchy.” The Creator’s Project, VICE (December 10, 2016) [online]

Elephant Magazine Editorial. “Tschabalala Self.” Elephant Magazine (Winter 2016): 46

Reynolds, Michael & Francois Dischinger (portrait). “The New Guard: 30 Under 35.” CULTURED (Winter 2016): 262

Eckardt, Stephanie. “The Empowerment You Need This Week, Courtesy of Tschabalala Self.” W Magazine (November 14, 2016) [online]

Halle, Howard. “The top five New York art shows this week.” Timeout (November 8, 2016) [online]

Wolkoff, Julia. “Exhibitions The Lookout.” Art in America (November 4, 2016) [online]

Saltz, Jerry. “The Culture Pages: To Do.” New York Magazine (October 31 - November 13 2016): 118
Smith, Roberta. “What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week.” The New York Times (October 28 2016): C20

Hawley, Anthony. “Reviews: New York ‘Mal Maison.’” Modern Painters (October/November 2016): 81

Sargent, Antwaun. Interview with Tschabalala Self. “The Black Female Experience, in GIFS.” The Creator’s Project, VICE (August 19, 2016) [online]

Rosenberg, Karen. “What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week.” The New York Times (August 13, 2016): C20

McGarrigle, Lia. “4 Black Artists You Need to Know.” i­D (August 12, 2016) [online]

Rosenberg, Karen. “What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week.” The New York Times (August 11, 2016)

Noice, E.D. “‘WACKing the Piñata’ @ Ltd Los Angeles Reviewed.” AQNB (August 9, 2016) [online]

Gerwin, Daniel. “Letting Go of the Distinction Between Figuration and Abstraction.” Hyperallergic (June 14, 2016) [online]

Lesser, Casey. “These 20 Female Artists Are Pushing Figurative Painting Forward.” Artsy (June 10, 2016) [online]

Gottschal, Molly. “The 12 Young Painters You Need to Know at NADA New York.” Artsy (May 6, 2016) [online]

“Tschabalala Self on Faith Ringgold.” Studio: The Studio Museum in Harlem Magazine (Winter/Spring 2016)

Gleeson, Bridget. “In Tel Aviv, Female Artist Follow Arachne and Weave a New Type of Femininity.” Artsy (March 16, 2016) [online]

Cooper, Ashton. Interview with Tschabalala Self. “A Space to Dance: An Interview with Tschabalala Self.” Pelican Bomb (March 14, 2016) [online]

Vogel, Wendy. “Review: Who run the world? On ‘Intersections.’ an exhibition organized by Girls of the Internet Museum and Tensquared.” Rhizome (March 9, 2016) [online]

Coulson, Amanda. “Amanda Coulson on Volta NY’s 2016 Highlights.” Whitewall Magazine (March 3, 2016) [online]

Herriman, Kat. “Volta Answers Armory Week’s Need for New Voices.” BLOUIN ARTINFO, (March 3, 2016) [online]
Fowle, Alexandra. “Didn’t My Lord Deliver Daniel?”  The Brooklyn Rail (February 3, 2016)

Mendelsohn, Meredith and Tess Thackara. “How Advocates of African Art Are Advancing Racial Equality in the Art World.” Artsy (January 12, 2016) [online]

Schwendener, Martha. “At the Studio Museum in Harlem, 4 Shows Engage a Cultural Conversation.”The New York Times (January 7, 2016) [online]    

Frank, Priscilla and Katherine Brooks. “17 Visual Artists You Should Know In 2016.” Huffington Post (December 22, 2015) [online]

Artsy Editorial. “16 Emerging Artists to Watch in 2016.” Artsy (December 16, 2015) [online]

Cox, Brandon Coley. “Refracted Discourse.” The International Review of African American Art Vol. 25 No. 3: 53

P&E. Interview with Tschabalala Self. “Tschabalala: Exalting Mother Earth.” PROTECT & EXALT (July 1, 2015) [online]

Cox, Funke M. Interview with Tschabalala Self. “In the Work Of Tschabalala Self, Art Imitates Life As She Explores the Multidimensionality of Black Womanhood.” Dynamic Africa (April 14, 2015) [online]

“The Art School Issue: Competing Images.”DIS Magazine (May 26, 2012) [online]

“Tschabalala Self: Shade 1 & 2.” BARD PAPERS (2012): 20­21

Kern, Richard. “Up & Comers: Dressed for the Part.” Whitewall Magazine (Fall 2007): 62 & 64