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The Understudied History of Enslaved Women in Colonial Cape Town, Hyperallergic, 29 August 2019

Inspired by Photos Taken by His Murdered Father, an Artist Offers an Eloquent View of Memory and Trauma, Hyperallergic, 26 June 2019

Walid Raad Uses Fact and Fiction to Tell a Powerful History of Beruit, Hyperallergic, 13 May 2019

Remebering Barbara Hammer, Who Envisioned Spaces for Women to Be Themselves, Hyperallergic, 3March 2019

Martha Wilson Tries on Prescribed Female Roles, from Housewife to First Lady, Hyperallergic, 8 October 2018

Remembering Robert F. Kennedy's Funeral Train, 50 Years Later, Hyperallergic, 18 September 2018

Childbirth and Menstruation in Defiant Art by Latin American Women, Hyperallergic, 11 July 2018

Ralph Eugene Meatyard: The Family Album of Lucybelle Crater at DC Moore Gallery, Photograph, Jan/Feb 2018

Barbara Hammer Refuses the Male Gaze in 1970s Photographs, Hyperallergic, 17 January 2018

With a Wall of Photos, Bernadette Mayer Evokes a Landscape of Memories, Hyperallergic, 5 October, 2017

Cows Going Home: Revisiting Sylvia Placy's photo essay,Theo Westenberger Estate, (tumblr site), 31 May 2017

Botticelli's Venueses and Our Enduring Need for Beauty, Hyperallergic, 19 May, 2017

Incorporating Photography into Art History, Starting with August Sander, Hyperallergic, March 29, 2017

Meditative Light Art with Dark Undertones, Hyperallergic, February 15, 2017

A Forgotten 20th-Century Photographer Who Folded Her Work into the Fabric of Life, Hyerallergic, November 23, 2016

Framing Cindy Sherman Against a Hollywood Backdrop, Hyperallergic, September 20, 2016

Conjuring a Piece of the Earth by Its Outline,Hyperallergic, August 15, 2016

The Virtual is Liminal: An Interview with Claudia Hart, Hyperallergic, May 24, 2016

Using Cameras to Commune with Nature, Hyperallergic, March 28, 2106

Altarpieces for the Digital Age, Hyperallergic, March 9, 2016

Linn Underhill: Analogue Body Extraordinaire, Theo Westenberger Estate, February 2016

A Show of Over 100 Women Artists Offers Redress but No Resolution, Hyperallergic, January 18, 2016

The Larger-Than-Life Projections of a Modern-Day Artist Adventurer, Hyperallergic, December 7, 2015

Nona Faustine: White Shoes, Theo Westenberger Estate, November 30, 2015

A Woman Artist Who Turns Pornography into Painting, Hyperallergic, November 12, 2015

The Radicality of Intimacy, Theo Westenberger Estate, September 30, 2015

On Sexual Paintings and Shifting Images: An Interview with Joan Semmel, Hyperallergic, May 6, 2015

Conjuring the Anxiety of Domestic Spaces During War, Hyperallergic, March 18, 2015

Artifice, Authorship, and the History of Photography, Hyperallergic, September 9, 2014

A Painter Finds Depth in Flatness, Hyperallergic, August 28, 2014

Thoughts on the Life and Art of Barbara DeGenevieve, Hyperallergic, August 14, 2014

Art Before Images, Hyperallergic, April 10, 2014

A Look Inside Miami's New Art Museum, Hyperallergic, December 19, 2013.

The Twilight Performance of an Aging Queen, Hyperallergic, December 10, 2013.

A Bag Lady by Any Other Name, Hyperallergic, October 28, 2013.

The Kaleidoscopic Visions of Leslie Thornton, Hyerallergic, May 22, 2013.

Finding Empathy in the Confines of Our Skin, Hyperallergic, April 8, 2013.

Sympathy for the Devil, Hyperallergic, December 17, 2012

Founded by Twin Artists, a Residency and Foundation Brightens Vietnam's Art Scene, Hyperallergic, November 29, 2012

Female Artists, Female Bodies, Hyperallergic, July 23, 2012

A Building Portends the Future of Bushwick, Hyperallergic, June 4, 2012

Middle East Relations, Studio 10, May 2012.

Les Goddesses; an essay occasioned by Moyra Davey's exhibition: "Spleen. Indolence. Torpor. Ill-humor." at Murray Guy Gallery, MOMMY, April 2012.

On Tourism, December 2011.

Sex on the Run? No, We Parked, The New York Times, Modern Love

I Paid for Woodstock, REEL 13

For David Foster Wallace with Love and Squalus, Exquisite Corpse

Helmbrechts walk, 1998 - 2003 - meditations, cultureID

a love letter to oleg kulik, ArtNet Magazine

dennis adams at the queens museum, ArtNet Magazine


'Susan Silas: the self-portrait sessions' Investigates the Projected Self, McDonald, Rachael, Entertainment Voice, 14 July 2016.

CB1 Gallery: Susan Silas, Cap, Max King, Artillery, 30 June 2016.

Susan Silas' naked look at self-image at CB1 Gallery, Mizota, Sharon, Los Angeles Times, 25 June 2016.

Everlasting Love: Susan Silas's Intimate Photographs, Micchelli, Thomas, Hyperallergic, March 2014.

A halál elótt és után, Somogyi, Zsofia, Fotómúvészet, December 2011.

Holocaust and Redemption in the Photography of Susan Silas, G. Roger Denson, Huffington Post, 5 April 2011.

Susan Silas' Heroic Living, Hungry Hyaena

I Love Susan Silas, Charlie Finch, ArtNet Magazine, August, 2009.

"We are all witnesses": Susan Silas's Helmbrechts walk Erin Hanas, Montage, 2009.

Exposing violence, amnesia, and the fascist forest through Susan Silas and Collier Schorr's Holocaust Art, Brett Ashley Kaplan, Images, vol 2, number 1, 2008. Brill publishing.