Selected PRESS

Piece by piece, important visual arts event Venice Biennale feels closer and closer to Denver
Ray Mark Rinaldi, Denver Post, May 28, 2017
http://theknow.denverpost.com/2017/05/28/venice-biennale-pieces-artists-denver/145548/

And the Latest Nation to Join the Venice Biennale Is… Colorado: The "nomadic" art space Black Cube is taking its mission way beyond the streets of Denver
Terence Trouillot, Art Net News, May 16, 2017
https://news.artnet.com/art-world/black-cube-colorado-venice-960686

Tuesday Links: Racist Art Out, Vomit Art In
Michael Anthony Farley, Art F City, May 16, 2017
http://artfcity.com/2017/05/16/tuesday-links-racist-art-out-vomit-art-in/

Personal Structures Catalog
essay by Cortney Lane Stell

Why you should be following Black Cube (and here is the 2017 Lineup)
Ray Mark Rinaldi, One Good Eye, January 27, 2017
http://onegoodeyeonline.com/2017/01/27/black-cube-announces-2017-fellows-and-you-might-know-some-of-them/

Exploding Art-World Boundaries With Black Cube's New Fellows
Lauren Archuletta, Westword January 24, 2017
http://www.westword.com/arts/exploding-art-world-boundaries-with-black-cubes-new-fellows-8723754

Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing.
Matthew Kirschenbaum, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Belknap Press, 2016. Print.

Best of Westword Award: Joel Swanson: Polysemic BEST CELEBRATION OF THE RATIONAL
Westword Magazine, 2016
http://www.westword.com/best-of/2016/arts-and-entertainment/best-celebration-of-the-rational-7751168

Learn Joel Swanson's Language at the Museum of Outdoor Arts
Michael Paglia, February 10, 2016
http://www.westword.com/arts/learn-joel-swansons-language-at-the-museum-of-outdoor-arts-7589763

New American Paintings, issue 120
Evan Garza, juror
https://newamericanpaintings.com/issues/120
 
Joel Swanson’s curious connections at Englewood Museum of Outdoor Arts
Ray Mark Rinaldi, Denver Post, October 29, 2015
http://www.denverpost.com/2015/10/29/joel-swansons-curious-connections-at-englewood-museum-of-outdoor-arts/

Review: Two Distinct Takes on Conceptualism Fill the David B. Smith Gallery
Michael Paglia, Westword, October  6 2014. Web.
http://www.westword.com/arts/review-two-distinct-takes-on-conceptualism-fill-the-david-b-smith-gallery-604827

Another 100 Colorado Creatives: Joel Swanson
Susan Froyd, Westword, May 6, 2014
http://www.westword.com/arts/another-100-colorado-creatives-joel-swanson-5778448

Joel Swanson engages in wordplay at MCA Denver
Michael Paglia, Westord, March 6, 2014
http://www.westword.com/arts/joel-swanson-engages-in-wordplay-at-mca-denver-5123615

MCA Denver’s (not too) likable showcase of Joel Swanson and Ian Fisher
Ray Mark Rinaldi, Denver Post, January 23, 2014
http://www.denverpost.com/2014/01/23/mca-denvers-not-too-likable-showcase-of-joel-swanson-and-ian-fisher/

An ampersand is an ampersand is an ampersand in one of MCA Denver's new exhibits
Susan Froyd, Westword, January 20, 2014
http://www.westword.com/arts/an-ampersand-is-an-ampersand-is-an-ampersand-in-one-of-mca-denvers-new-exhibits-5804151

Left to Right, Top to Bottom
Nora Burnett Abrams, Catalog Essay. Museum of Contemporary Art Denver. 2014. Print.

Material Engagements
Hammond, Harmony, Catalog Essay, RedLine Denver 2014. Print.

No-one Starts From Scratch: Type Design and the Logic of the Fork
Eric Schrijver, October 2013, Web.
http://i.liketightpants.net/and/no-one-starts-from-scratch-type-design-and-the-logic-of-the-fork

Bibliographical Awareness in Art: Joel Swanson’s Spacebar
James P. Ascher Editor. Lori Emerson. mediaarcheologylab.com. December 2013. Web.
http://mediaarchaeologylab.com/blog/bibliographical-awareness-art-joel-swansons-spacebar/