Sculpture Magazine Social Skins and Other Constructs: A Conversation with Wilmer Wilson IVJuly/August 2018

by Sarah Tanguy

Published by the International Sculpture Center

The Financial Times New Museum Triennial: a chorus of dissenting voices (Wilmer Wilson IV)February 23, 2018
The New York Times The New Museum Triennial looks Great, But Plays it SafeFebruary 22, 2018

American artist Wilmer Wilson IV ... From a distance, the effect is gorgeous: an Impressionism of gleaming steel. Up close, though, you zero in on the individual staples and get a sense of the material violation they cause. Whether you see the figures — the bodies — underneath, and whether you consider them to have been assaulted or exalted by their metal overlay, will depend on how Fromclose to them, in every sense, you stand. 

The New York Times Meet Six Disrupters at New Museum's Triennial (Wilmer Wilson IV)February 2, 2018

 

Studio International Expo Chicago 2017October 15 2017
ZIGZAGS Wilmer Wilson IV, 'Fire Bill's Spook Kit', In Flanders Fields Museum, IeperSeptember 18, 2017
Chicago Tribune 10 must-see galleries at Expo ChicagoSeptember 13, 2017
e-flux Wilmer Wilson IV, Fire Bill's Spook Kit, In Flanders Fields Museum, Ieper, BelgiumJune 27, 2017

Press Release

BURNAWAY Review of Third Space, Birmingham Museum of ArtApril 21 2017
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philly.com That guy walking the streets of Philly with a TV? He's art. Others will follow.

April 4, 2017

Exposé, Harvard University Wilmer Wilson IV and the Body Surface: Intersubjectivity and a Call to Decenter the Decentered2015
The Washington Post Experimentation is key to success for National Portrait Gallery’s director [Wilmer Wilson IV, J.J. McCracken]October 15, 2015
Washington City Paper Photos: Wilmer Wilson IV – Portrait with Hydrogen Peroxide StripsOctober 11, 2015
Studio International Interview, Wilmer Wilson IV: ‘Moving between mediums is my way of remaining nimble’September 9, 2015
The New York Times Shopping for a Masterpiece (With Help) for $5,000March 12, 2014
Arts Observer Volta NY: 13 Artists to WatchMarch 9, 2014
ArtSlant Buzzing Solo Booths: Report from the Armory Show, Volta, and SCOPEMarch 8, 2014
artnet The Imagination Runs Wild at VOLTA NY 2014March 7, 2014
Washington City Paper Wilmer Wilson IV, “Faust in the City,” ReviewedOctober 4, 2013
Washington City Paper "Faust in the City," Sept. 21 – Nov. 2 at Connersmith [Wilmer Wilson IV]September 13, 2013
The Washington Post Gallery Opening of the Week [Wilmer Wilson IV]March 16, 2012
BLOUIN ARTINFO From Hair-Based Performance Art to a Miniature Gowanus, 13 Highlights of Volta New YorkMarch 9, 2012
Eyes In Wilmer Wilson IV's Political Art at VOLTA NYMarch 7, 2012
Oxford America Wilmer Wilson IV2012
DC Magazine Collect Call [Wilmer Wilson IV]December 2011