2017 Project, Lyles & King Gallery, NYC
2016 “Death Is a Conceptual Artist” — New Work by Mira Schor, Lyles & King, NYC
2016 War Frieze (1991–1994) and “Power” Frieze (2016), CB1 Gallery, LA
2013 Mira Schor, Chthonic Garden, CB1 Gallery, LA
2013 Mira Schor, Paintings, artSTRAND, Provincetown, MA
2012 Mira Schor: "Voice" and "Speech," Marvelli Gallery, New York
2011 Mira Schor: Painting in the Space Where Painting Used to Be, Some Walls, Oakland, CA
2010 "Mira Schor: Paintings From the Nineties to Now", CB1 Gallery, LA
2010 BookS of Pages, Melville House, Brooklyn, NY
2009 “Suddenly,” New Paintings by Mira Schor, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
2007 Swimmers and Dreamers: Provincetown Drawings, ArtStrand, Provincetown MA
2003 Sexual Pleasure, Sheppard Art Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno
1995 Horodner Romley Gallery, New York
1993 Horodner Romley Gallery, New York
1982 Edward Thorp Gallery, New York
1980 Edward Thorp Gallery, New York


Whatever Moves Between Us Also Moves the World in General, Murray Guy, New York
Dicks, Fortnight Institute, New York, US

“The Inaugural,” Lyles & King, NYC
“Working Women: 36 Contemporary Women Artists,” The Marian Graves Mugar Art Gallery at Colby-Sawyer College, New Hampshire

“Offense and Dissent: An exhibition about Image, Conflict, and Belonging,” Sheila C. Johnson Design Center at Parsons The New School for Design
The Last Brucennial, NYC

Signs and Systems, Gross McLeaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

“To be a Lady: a century of women in the arts,” 1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery, NYC, September 24, 2012-January 4, 2013.
"What I Know," curated by Jason Andrew, NYCAMS, NYC

“Vivid: Female Currents in Painting,” curated by Janet Phelps, Schroeder Romero & Shredder, New York
Shifting the Gaze: Painting and Feminism, The Jewish Museum, New York
“private(dis)play”: Contemporary Artists' Sketchbooks, National Academy Museum, New York
“NEW year, NEW work, NEW space,” Storefront, Norte Maar, Brooklyn, NY
The Visible Vagina, David Nolan Gallery, New York
SUBSTITUTE TEACHER, curated by Regine Basha and Stuart Horodner, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, March 5-May 16, 2010

Draw: Vasari Revisited or a Sparring of Contemporary Thought, Norte Maar, Brooklyn, NY
Parsons Pink Slips, George Adams Gallery, NYC
paperJAM, artSTRAND Gallery, Provincetown, MA

Air Kissing: An Exhibition Of Contemporary Art About The Art World, Momenta Art, Brooklyn New York
From the Inside Out: Feminist Art Then & Now, St. John’s University, NYC

COMPLICIT! Contemporary American Art and Mass Culture, University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville VA
“When Artists Say We,” Artists Space, NYC
“Aldrich Undercover 11.17.06,” Aldrich Museum, CT.
“Holiday Salon,” Lesley Heller Gallery, NYC

R3, (‘Reading x ‘Riting x ‘Rithmatic: 30 years later) Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle
Statement in the Art, ArtSumer, Istanbul, Turkey
Upstarts and Matriarchs: Jewish Women Artists and the Transformation of American Art, Mizel Center for Arts and Culture, Denver, CO.

Reading Between the Lines, 147 Wooster Arts Space, NYC
Retrospectives, Gallery 312, Chicago
Clean/It Just Looks Dirty, GV/AS Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
My Mother Is an Artist, The Educational Alliance

Family, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, CT
Artists to Artists: A Decade of The Space Program, ACE Gallery, NY
[WORDSinDEEDS], PICA, Portland, OR
Poetry Plastique, Marianne Boesky Gallery, NYC
Drawing On Language, Spaces, Cleveland, Ohio
The Likeness of Being, DC Moore Gallery, NY
Snapshot, The Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD

Drawing in the Present Tense, Parsons School of Design (travelling exhibition, 1999-2000, including the Akus Art Gallery, Willimantic CT & North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks ND)
Natural Histories, Smack Mellon Studios, NY
Inscription/Liquidity: Works by Laura Lisbon and Mira Schor, Kent State University School of Art Gallery, Ohio

The Next Word: Text and/as Image and/as Design and/as Meaning, Neuberger Museum of Art
Memorable Histories, Historic Memories, Bowdoin College Museum of Art
Exploiting the Abstract, Feigen Contemporary, NYC

Frankensteinian, Caren Golden Gallery, NYC
Summer Reading, curated by Kirby Gookin, Printed Matter, NYC
The Dual Muse: The Writer as Artist, the Artist as Writer, Washington University Gallery of Art, St Louis, MO

Landscape Reclaimed, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, CT
Sexual Politics: Judy Chicago's "Dinner Party" in Feminist Art History, UCLA at the Armand Hammer Museum
Swag and Puddle, The Workspace, NYC
Feminist Directions, Sweeney Art Gallery, U.C. Riverside [download pdf]
Diary of a Human Hand, Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College.

Love Flight of a Pink Candy Heart: A Compliment to Florine Stettheimer, Holly Solomon Gallery, NYC [download pdf]

Wet on Wet: A Show of Passion, Four Walls, NY
The Office, 67 Broad Street, New York City
Out West Back East, New Work from New York and LA, Santa Monica Museum

Members Only, Galeria Carles Poy, Barcelona, Spain
Substitute Teacher, Saidye Bronfman Centre, Montreal
Return of the Exquisite Corpse, The Drawing Center
Transient Decor, curated by Horodner Romley and Saul Ostrow, Roger Smith Hotel, NY
Songs of Retribution, curated by Nancy Spero, Richard Anderson Gallery, New York

Slow Art: Painting in New York Now, P.S.1 Museum [download pdf]
You Must Remember This, Jersey City Museum, cur. Emma Amos
A New American Flag, Max Protetch, New York
Provincetown Generations in the Arts, Berta Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA

Physical Relief, Hunter College Art Galleries, New York [download pdf]
Burning in Hell, Franklin Furnace, NY, cur. by Nancy Spero

Other Nature, Canterbury Arts Festival, UK
China: June 4, 1989, P.S. 1 Museum, Queens, New York

Contemporary Provincetown, Provincetown Art Association and Museum

Fresh from New York, Artspace, Auckland, New Zealand
The Politics of Gender, The QCC Art Gallery, New York [download pdf]

1987 In Pieces: The Figure Fragmented, P.S. 122, New York, curated by Susan Bee and Mira Schor
1986 Transformations, Richard Green Gallery, New York
1985 Drawings 1975-1985, Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York
1984 Actual Size, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia
1977 Artists Space, New York
1973 Womanhouse, Los Angeles


Kavior Moon, Mira Schor at CB1 Gallery, Artforum in print December issue and online
Andy Campbell, Mira Schor, CB1 Gallery, Artforum Critics’ Picks
Johanna Fateman, Mira Schor Lyles & King, Artforum Critics’ Picks
Bradley Rubenstein, “Where Darkness Doubles Light Pours In: Mira Schor at Lyles & Long, Artslant
Will Heinrich, “Finding Dark Humor in the Plight of the Feminist Artist,” Hyperallergic, April 7
Howard Halle, Top Five New York Art Shows this week, TimeOut NY, March 28

Joanna Roche, “Notes from the Underground,” Artillery, January 2014

Cate McQuaid, “Not Just Beauty,” The Boston Globe, September 4
Amanda Beroza Friedman, “An Avatar of Self: A Conversation with Mira Schor,” Art21 Blog, March 27-28

Mary Jones, “Dream Catcher: Mira Schor” Interview, Bombsite, June 19, 2012
Hrag Vartanian, “Six Questions for Mira Schor About Text and Image,” Hyperallergic,  May 11, 2012
Roberta Smith, Mira Schor: ‘Voice and Speech,’ New York Times, April 27, 2012, C29
Britany Salsbury, Mira Schor at Marvelli Gallery,” Critics’ Picks,, April 20, 2012
Chloe Wyma, “27 Questions for Artist and Critic Mira Schor,” ArtInfo, April 16, 2012
Sharon Butler, “EMAIL: A Note to Mira Schor,” Two Coats of Paint, April 13, 2012
Bradley Rubenstein, “Night Dark Night,” Culture Catch, April 4, 2012
Amelia Jones, “Chapter 5: Queer Feminist Durationality,” Seeing Differently: A History and Theory of Identification and the Visual Arts, Routledge
Bradley Rubenstein, "The Thing Itself: Mira Schor + Bradley Rubenstein, part 2" interview, March 10

Bradley Rubenstein, "The Thing Itself: Mira Schor + Bradley Rubenstein, part 1" interview, December 30
Bradley Rubenstein, "The Thing", Culture Catch, November 1
Mira Schor on Post-Studio, Mira Schor in Conversation with Fiona Connor, Dec. 13, East of Borneo
Chris Ashley, "Mira Schor: Painting in The Space Where Painting Used to Be," Some Walls
Mike Minelli, "Reviews: Mira Schor: Paintings From the Nineties to Now," X-TRA Contemporary Art Quarterly, Fall 2011, Volume 14, Number 1

Constance Mallinson, "Mira Schor, CB1 Gallery," Exhibition Reviews, Art in America, April 2011, p. 131
Bradley Rubenstein, "Girls, Girls, Girls!" Culture Catch, December 24
Christopher Knight, "Art review: Mira Schor at CB1 Gallery," December 16, Los Angeles Times,
Roger Denson, "Women Artists Sweep Best of 2010 NYC Shows," Huffington Post, December 8
Amelia Jones, “Mira Schor: Making Thought Material, Painting (the Act of) Painting,” essay for “Mira Schor: Painting From the Nineties to Now,” CB1 Gallery, LA [download pdf]
Homa Nasab, "Museum Views", “Mira Schor on “Shifting The Gaze” at The Jewish Museum
Naomi Fry, “A Mind in a Body in a Landscape: The Art and Life of Mira Schor,” Provincetown Arts v.25, (2010-2011) [download pdf]
Charles Bernstein, “Close Listening,” Provincetown Arts v.25, (2010-2011) [download pdf]
Andrea Kirsh, “Reclaiming Women’s Anatomy: The Visible Vagina at Francis M. Naumann Fine Art and David Nolan Gallery,” The Art Blog, January 31

Robert Berlind, “Exhibition Reviews: Mira Schor, Momenta Art,” Art in America, June-July, 2009, 199, repro. 198.
Carrie Moyer, “Reviews, Mira Schor at Momenta Art,” Modern Painters, June 2009
Ellen Handler Spitz, “SUDDENLY, Visual Crystallizations: Reflections on New Paintings by Mira Schor,” Center of Gravity, Center for Art Design and Visual Culture, University of Maryland, Baltimore

David Joselit, “All Tomorrow’s Parties,” Artforum, February issue, reproduction.
Jennifer DeVere Brody, Punctuation: Art, Politics, and Play, Duke University Press, 144-8.
Tom Knechtel, “Mira Schor: WarCrawl,” in Critical Models vol.1

Brooklyn Museum, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Feminist Art Base web resource

"COMPLICIT! Contemporary American Art and Mass Culture," University of Virginia Art Museum, online catalogue and artist’s interview
Martina Pachmanova, "Mobile Fidelities: Conversations on Feminism, History and Visuality," interviews with Linda Nochlin, Natalie B. Kampen, Kaja Silverman, Susan R. Suleiman, Amelia Jones, Mira Schor, Jo Anna Isaak, Janet Wolf, Martha Rosler, Marcia Tucker, Carol Duncan, n.paradoxa, 2006, issue no. 19

Johanna Drucker, Sweet Dreams: Contemporary Art and Complicity, U. of Chicago Press, 124-8, color plate 6.
Ken Johnson, “Charting Degrees of Separation and Connection in the Art World,” New York Times, April 7, 2006, p.E39.

Judith Margolis, “The Painted Word: Jewish Women’s Book Art,” Nashim, Fall #8

Amelia Jones, “Feminism and Art: Nine Views,” Artforum Vol. XLII No. 2, October 2003 p. 143.
Margo Thompson, “Finding the Phallus in Female Body Imagery,” n.paradoxa, volume 11
Sheila Pepe, “My Mother is an Artist,” April 26-May 29, 2003, catalogue, The Educational Alliance.
Ariella Budick, “Apprentices, Curators of their Mothers’ Art, Museums and Art, Newsday, May 9, 2003, p. B19, color reproduction.
Lori Don Levan, “My Mother’s an Artist,” NY Arts, Summer June/July/August 2003, p.50.

Joan Waltemath, Mira Schor in Conversation with Joan Waltemath, Brooklyn Rail, October
Bradley Rubenstein, Eye to Eye: Mira Schor + Bradley Rubenstein online interview
Roberta Smith, "Art in Review: 'Artists to Artists,'" New York Times, Friday, May 24, 2002, E37
Stuart Horodner, [WORDSinDEEDS], PICA, Portland, OR
Artists to Artists: A Decade of The Space Program, exhibition catalogue, ACE Gallery, NY
Bill Zimmer, “Family, Functional and Otherwise,” New York Times, July 16.

Martina Pachmanová, "Pleasure in Painting and Criticality," interview with Mira Schor, Vernost v pohybu (Mobile Fidelities), Prague: One Woman Press, 2001.
Charles Bernstein & Jay Sanders, Poetry Plastique, exhibition catalogue, Granary Press Book
Peggy Phelan, Art and Feminism, London & New York: Phaidon Press, 2001.
Holland Cotter, "Art in Review: 'Poetry Plastique.'" The New York Times, Friday, February 23, E35
Kim Levin, "Reviews: 'Wet'," Village Voice, July 17, p.94

William Zimmer, "Untitled, Leaving Viewers on their Own," The New York Times CT, Sunday, February 13
Rachel Youens, "The Likeness of Being," NY Arts, Vol.5 no. 1, January

Kim Grant, "Bowdoin College Museum of Art," Art New England, Feb/March, p.41
Nancy K. Miller, “The Mark of Time,” Figuring Age, Kathleen M. Woodward, ed. Indiana University Press, pp. 10-11, reproduction

Alison Ferris, exhibition catalogue, Memorable Histories and Historic Memories
Johanna Drucker, exhibition catalogue, The Next Word
Cate McQuaid, "Galleries: In Summer, P'town takes on the colors of an artists' colony," The Boston Globe, July 23

Stuart Horodner, Frankenstein. New Observations, Vol. 114, (Spring, reproduction p.23)
Johanna Drucker, catalogue essay, The Dual Muse: The Writer as Artist, the Artist as Writer

Nancy Princenthal, catalogue essay, Landscape Reclaimed, Aldrich Museum
William Zimmer, "Landscape Returns to the Foreground," New York Times, Sunday, October 13, 32 CN
Amelia Jones, Sexual Politics. UCLA at the Armand Hammer of Art and Cultural Center, U. of CA Press.
Amelia Jones and Laura Meyer, Feminist Directions. U.C. Riverside.

Johanna Drucker, The Century of Artists' Books
Elizabeth Sussman, "Florine Stettheimer: A 1990s Perspective," Florine Stettheimer: Manhattan Fantastica, The Whitney Museum, p.63, reproduction p.65
Pepe Karmel, "Mira Schor," "Art in Review," The New York Times, Friday, March 10
Kim Levin, "Art Choice," The Village Voice, March 28
Roberta Smith, "Critics as Artists," "Art in Review," The New York Times, Friday, April 21
Nina Felshin, “Clothing as Subject: Women’s Work: A Lineage, 1966-1994), Art Journal, Spring 1995, Vol. 54 No. 1, Schor statement and reproduction, p.76. [download pdf]

Jerry Saltz, "A Year in the Life: Tropic of Painting," Art in America, October
Laura Cottingham, How Many "Bad" Feminists Does It Take To Change a Lightbulb, p. 21, reproduction p.27
Johanna Drucker, "Mira Schor: Area of Denial," Provincetown Arts Vol. 10 Annual Issue
Michael Duncan, "Reviews," Art in America, April
Sue Canning, "Reviews," Art Papers, Volume 18, no. 1, January & February
David Humphrey, "New York FAX," Art Issues, no. 31, January/February [download pdf]

Elizabeth Hess, "Gallery of the Dolls," Village Voice, Oct.19
Kim Levin, Village Voice, November 9
Stuart Horodner & Mira Schor, Catalogue, Horodner Romley Gallery, [download pdf]
"Profiles & Positions," interview by Shirley Kaneda, Bomb, Spring issue
Peggy Phelan, "Developing the Negative: Mapplethorpe, Schor, and Sherman," chapter of Unmarked, Routledge

Kay Larson, "The Painting Pyramid [pdf]," New York Magazine, May 25
Roberta Smith, "From New York Painters, Work that Takes Time," The New York Times, May 1
Robert C. Morgan, "After The Deluge: The Return of the Inner Directed Artist," Arts Magazine, March issue, reprinted with reproduction in After the Deluge, Red Bass
Roger Denson, "A Feminism Without Men," Tema Celeste, no. 35
Emma Amos, You Must Remember This, catalogue

Susan Edwards, Physical Relief, catalogue.
Amelia Jones, "The Absence of Body/The Fantasy of Representation,” M/E/A/N/I/N/G #9

Ann LLoyd, Contemporary Provincetown, catalogue

"The Mind/Body Split," High Performance #41/42 Spring/Summer
Lenore Malen, The Politics of Gender, catalogue
Eleanor Heartney, "The Politics of Gender," Art News, Oct.

Robert Berlind, Actual Size, catalogue
Charlotte Townsend Gault, "Actual Size," Vanguard, May

1982 Sarah Cecil, "Reviews," Art News, May

1977 "Twenty-Seven Personal Records," Heresies



Aen Paenhausen, “Blogger of the Week: Mira Schor New York, USA”
“Remembering Miriam Schapiro,” Hyperallergic, June 22

“The Ground,” Cultural Politics 10(3): 320-332
“Amnesiac Return Amnesiac Return,” Critics’ Page, The Brooklyn Rail, September
“The Warp and the Woof,” Critics’ Page, The Brooklyn Rail, June

Abstract Marriage: Sculpture by Ilya Schor and Resia Schor, Exhibition catalogue, ed. Mira Schor, with essays by Glenn Adamson, Margaret Olin, and Mira Schor, Provincetown Art Association and Museum
Day by Day in the Studio, series on A Year of Positive Thinking, 14 entries between July 13-August 24, beginning here
Productive Anonymity,” Brooklyn Rail, February 2013
Visual Intelligence,” Brooklyn Rail, March 2013
Twin Peaks: Mira Schor on Robert Hughes (1938-2012) and Hilton Kramer (1928-2012),” Artforum, February 2013

Stephen Maine, “Draw It With Your Eyes Closed,” review, Art in America, February 2012
Mira Schor, "Fail!," in Draw it With Your Eyes Closed: the art of the assignment, Paper Monument
The Art Life, On Creativity and Career, Stuart Horodner ed., Atlanta Contemporary Art Center,
A Year of Positive Thinking, Recent: “Two Years of a Year of Positive Thinking: A Table of Contents,” April 28
A Year of Positive Thinking, Recent: "You Put a Spell on Me: The Renaissance Portrait from Donatello to Bellini," January 1

Painting, ed. Terry R. Myers, Documents of Contemporary Art, Whitechapel Gallery/ MIT Press (Schor essay "Course Proposal")
"A Conversation about Self-Portraiture," with Joy Garnett, catalogue essay, Myself: A Survey of Contemporary Self-Portraiture, Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery at the University of Nevada, Reno
A Year of Positive Thinking, Selected 2011 essays here include:
"Books Are Like People," November 15, 2011
"Art of the Occupy Wall Street Era," October 12, 201
"Somebody Had to Shoot Liberty Valance," September 18, 2011
"The Imperium of Analytics," July 31, 2011 & "The Imperium of Analytics," August 2, 2011
"Wonder and Estrangement: Reflections on Three Caves" July 28, & Part 3, August 18, 2011

Lowering the Bar on Activism,” The Huffington Post, October 19, 2010
My Whole Street is a Mosque,” The Huffington Post, August 24, 2010
Mira Schor, A Decade of Negative Thinking: Essays on Art, Politics, and Daily Life, Duke University Press

The Extreme of the Middle: Writings of Jack Tworkov, ed. & with introduction by Mira Schor, Yale University Press

“Anonymity as a Political Tactic: Art Blogs, Feminism, Writing and Politics,” Blaze: Discourse on Art, Women, and Feminism, ed. Karen Frostig and Kathy Halamka, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008.
“I am not now nor have I ever been …”, Brooklyn Rail, February issue

“Some Notes on Women and Abstraction and a Curious Case History: Alice Neel as a Great Abstract Painter,” differences volume 17, number 2.
“Alice Neel as An Abstract Painter,” Woman’s Art Journal, Fall/Winter 2006
“Jane Austen Never Married,” Envy, WSQ, Volume 34 Numbers 3&4, The Feminist Press, w. reproduction.
“Work and Play,” Brooklyn Rail, February issue
“She Demon Spawn from Hell,” January
“The Art of Nonconformist Criticality,” Lecture series on Art Criticism, SVA (webcast, April 24-29, 2006)
“Cassandra in the City,” Book Review, Art Journal, summer 2006 issue [download pdf]

“Wishful Thinking,” Architectural Record

“Email to a Young Woman Artist,” Gloria, exhibition catalogue, White Columns, NY
“The Arbiter of Her Own Destiny,” Painted Faces: Mary Cassatt, Alice Neel, Karen Kilimnik, Catalogue, The Galleries at Moore College, Philadelphia
The White List,M/E/A/N/I/N/G Online #1 on
"Weather Conditions in Lower Manhattan - September 11-October 2, 2001," Provincetown Arts

"Modest Painting," Art Issues 66 January-February [download pdf]

M/E/A/N/I/N/G: An Anthology of Artists' Writings, Theory, and Criticism, co-edited with Susan Bee, Duke University Press
“Haikuriticism – 17 Art Reviews (in 17 Syllables) by 17 Writers,” Art Issues #63, Summer

"The ism That Dare Not Speak Its Name," Documents No. 15, Spring/Summer, republished January 2006 (prefaced by “She Demon Spawn From Hell.”)
"Pre-Existing Nonconforming," Provincetown Arts
“Contemporary Feminism: Art Practice, Theory, and Activism -- An Intergenerational Perspective,” Art Journal Vol. 58, No. 4, Winter 1999

"Teaching Contradiction," New Observations #118
The Ideal Syllabus, Jerry Saltz, ed., Frieze, Dec.

Wet: On Painting, Feminism, and Art Culture, Duke University Press
"Mr. Klee Goes to Washington," New Observations #116 [download pdf]

"Ripple Effects: Painting and Language," New Observations Issue #113 Winter 1996-1997, guest edited by Susan Bee and Mira Schor
[download pdf]
"Waiting for the Big Show," Ms., Vol. VI No. 5, March/April [download pdf]

"'The Bitter Tea of General Yen,' Paintings by David Diao," Provincetown Arts, Volume 11

"Backlash and Appropriation," The Power of Feminist Art, Norma Broude & Mary Garrard, eds, Harry N. Abrams
"Critical Permissions Forum," co-authored with Susan Bee, Acme Journal Vol.1 No.3
Forum on Editing, Chain Vol.1

"Cherchez la Femme Peintre!" Parkett No.37/1993
"The Rest of Her Life," N.A.P. text(s) vol.1, No.1 [download pdf]

"Amnesiac Return," Tema Celeste, Autumn [download pdf]
"Forensics: The Part for the Hole," Tema Celeste, April/May

"A Plague of Polemics," "Censorship II" Art Journal Winter [download pdf]
"Patrilineage," Feminist Art Criticism issue, Art Journal Summer Vol.50 No.2, [*anthologized in New Feminist Criticism: Art/Identity/Action, HarperCollins 1994 & The Feminism and Visual Culture Reader, Routledge, 2003; translated into Czech, Neviditelná zena,Antologie soucasneho americkeko mysleni o feminismu, dejinach a vizualite, Martina Pachmanova, ed., One woman Press, Prague, 2002]; trans. Spanish, “Linaje Paterno,” Crítica Feminista en la Teoría e Historia del Arte, Karen Cordero Reiman & Inda Sáenz, ed., 2007]
"You Can't Leave Home Without It," Artforum, October
"On Shoestring Publishing, Feminist Phallic Power and Gender Revenge," Provincetown Arts, Summer [download pdf]

"On Failure and Anonymity," Heresies 25
"Girls will be Girls," (on the Guerrilla Girls), Artforum, September issue [*reprinted as "Just the Facts, Ma'am," in Guerrilla Girls Talk Back, catalogue, Falkirk Cultural Center, CA, 1991]
"Return of the Same," (on Mary Kelly), Artforum, Summer issue
"Medusa Redux: Ida Applebroog and the Spaces of Postmodernity," Artforum, March [*updated edited version as the catalogue essay for Ida Applebroog, The Orchard Gallery, Derry, Northern Ireland, 1993], excerpts in Ida Applebroog, Are You Bleeding Yet?, New York: La Maison Red, 2002
“Authority and Learning,” M/E/A/N/I/N/G #8, November 1990, translated into Spanish, “Autoridad y Aprendizaje,” Crítica Feminista en la Teoría e Historia del Arte, Karen Cordero Reiman & Inda Sáenz, ed., 2007 [download pdf]

“Figure/Ground,” M/E/A/N/I/N/G #6, reprinted in Wet & M/E/A/N/I/N/G: An Anthology, excerpted in Helen Reckitt & Peggy Phelan, Art and Feminism, London & New York: Phaidon Press Limited, 2001.
"From Liberation to Lack," Heresies 24-12 Years [download pdf]

"Ana Mendieta," Sulfur 22

“Appropriated Sexuality,” M/E/A/N/I/N/G #1, December, [anthologized in Theories of Contemporary Art (2nd Edition), Prentice Hall 1993*]; reprinted in Wet: On Painting Feminism and Art Culture and in Martha Wilson Sourcebook: 40 Years of Reconsidering Performance, Feminism, Alternative Spaces, New York: ICI, 2011
M/E/A/N/I/N/G Online on, edited by Susan Bee and Mira Schor &, since January 2006, M/E/A/N/I/N/G Online
M/E/A/N/I/N/G Online #7, The Final Issue
M/E/A/N/I/N/G Online #5
, 25th Anniversary Edition
M/E/A/N/I/N/G, edited by Susan Bee and Mira Schor
Issues #1 (Nov. 1986) -- #19/20 (May 1996)
The M/E/A/N/I/N/G archive is in the collection of the Beinecke Library at Yale University.


“Recommendations,” on-verge, an online forum for arts and cultural dialogue developed by CUE Art Foundation in collaboration with AICA USA, November 23, 2011
Hrag Vartanian, “Required Reading,” Hyperallergic, November 20, 2011
“Occupy with Art,” the blog of the Occupennial Art Database, November 20, 2011
Joy Garnett, “It's out! The 25th anniversary edition of M/E/A/N/I/N/G!,” Newsgrist November 20, 2011
Sharon Butler, “Free reading: M/E/A/N/I/N/G: A Journal of Contemporary Art Issues,” Two Coats of Paint, November 20, 2011

News Grist

Holland Cotter, “Against the Grain,” “Reviews: On M/E/A/N/I/N/G: An Anthology of Artists’ Writings, Theory and Criticism,” Art Journal Vol.62, No. 4, Winter 2003, pp. 103-105 [download pdf]
Marilynn Lincoln Board, “M/E/A/N/I/N/G: An Anthology of Artists’ Writings, Theory, and Criticism,” Woman’s Art Journal, Fall 2002/Winter 2003, pp.46-49.

Raphael Rubinstein, "American Criticism and How It Got That Way," Art in America, June 2002, pp.37-40 [download pdf]

"Nonfiction Notes: Art Collections," Publishers Weekly, February 19, 2001 p.86
Edward M. Gomez, Review, M/E/A/N/I/N/G: An Anthology, Duke Magazine, July-August, 2001
Judith Hoffberg, review of M/E/A/N/I/N/G: An Anthology, Umbrella, April 2001
Christine Schlesinger, Review, M/E/A/N/I/N/G: An Anthology, Provincetown Arts [download pdf]
Tee A. Corrine, "About Books," Queer Caucus for Art Newsletter, January
Review of M/E/A/N/I/N/G: An Anthology, ARTbibliographies Modern
Charles Alexander, "A Community of M/E/A/N/I/N/G"

Joanna Frueh, Art Press Review, “M/E/A/N/I/N/G is art critical therapeutics,” New Art Examiner,” March, p.57


Norm Paris, “Art books, reviews: ‘Draw it with your eyes closed,’” The Brooklyn Rail, July-August issue

Abbe Schriber, "The Positive News About Negative Thinking," The Brooklyn Rail, August 2011
John Ganz, "Painting: Dead and Loving It," The Brooklyn Rail, May

Constance Mallinson, “Review: A Decade of NegativeThinking,” The Times Quotidian, October 4, 2010
Ben Schachter, “Review: A Decade of Negative Thinking,” Consciousness, Literature and the Arts, Volume 11 Number 2, August 2010
Jen Graves, “William Powhida, Regina Hackett, and Mira Schor: There's Only You and Me and We Just Disagree, Part 7,000*,” The Stranger, July 13, 2010
Reva Blau, “Writer-artist Mira Schor puts positive spin on the negative,” Provincetown Banner, July 21, 2010
Anna Hamling, Review, Feminist Review, May 15, 2010
David O'Neill, "Pub Dates," Bookforum, February 2010, 4
Kathleen Rooney, Book Reviews, Bitch Magazine, spring 2010, issue no.46, 59
2010 AAUP Book, Jacket, and Journal Show, 2010 AAUP Book, Jacket, and Journal Show, Amy Ruth Buchanan was recognized in the Scholarly Typographic category for her design of Mira Schor's A Decade of Negative Thinking
Jed Perl, Books: Sketchbooks, Book Review of The Extreme of the Middle, The New Republic, January 20, 2010
Nick Piombino, Fait Accompli, “A Middle Way: Mira Schor reads from Jack Tworkov's writings, The Extreme of The Middle at Mitchell-Innes & Nash Gallery”, February 5, 2010
Greg Stephens, “The Extreme of the Middle: Writings of Jack Tworkov"

Richard Kalina, “Book Reviews: Thinking Things Through,” Art in America, December
Mira Schor, Reading, Close Listening #81
& Mira Schor, Interview by Charles Bernstein, Close Listening #82
Art International Radio, both first broadcast September 21, 2009
“Mira Schor and Jason Andrew In conversation with Phong Bui,” The Brooklyn Rail, October & on Art International Radio
John Skoyles, “BookShelf - Review: The Extreme of the Middle,” Ploughshares Winter 2009
Barry Schwabsky, “Fever Charts: On Jack Tworkov,” The Nation October 12, 2009
Sharon Butler, “Another Artist Worth Reading,”Art:21 Blog, posted July 9, 2009

Katy Deepwell, Review Wet, n.paradoxa, vol. 2, p.84
Corrine Robins, "Rediscovering Sex in Feminist Art," Art Journal, Spring, Vol. 57 No. 1, p.88

Erica Rand, Art & Culture, Bookforum, Winter 1997, p. 40
Barbara Schmidt, "Performativit und subjktive Verantwortung, Mira Schor, WET," Frauen Kunst Wissenschaft No. 24, December
"Wet: On Painting, Feminism, and Art Culture," Publishers Weekly, February 24, 1997, p.74
“Schor Takes,” Review of Wet, Ms., Volume VII Number 6, May/June
Judith Hoffberg, “Book Reviews: Wet,” Umbrella, vol. 20, no. 2, May
Jennifer Liese, "Review: Wet," Provincetown Arts [download pdf]
Tee A. Corrine, “Art Books,” Feminist Bookstore News, volume 20 Number 3, September/October

Lilly Wei, "Feminists in the Art World, Emergence, Impact and Triumph of the American Feminist Art Movement," Art in America, January

AWARDS & Honors

Elected Academician, National Academy, NYC

AICA-USA Award for excellence in art criticism, for blog writing on A Year of Positive Thinking

The Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant

Residency, The Rockefeller Foundation’s Study and Center in Bellagio, Italy

The CAA Frank Jewett Mather Award in Art Criticism

Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

The George A. & Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation Merit Award

Guggenheim Fellowship in Painting
"The Space Program" of The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation

Art Matters Inc. Grant

National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Arts Fellowship in Painting

The MacDowell Colony, Residence Fellowship

CAPS Grant, New York State Council on the Arts


A. I. R. Gallery, CURRENTS: A “Womanhouse” or a Roaming House? “A Room of One’s Own” Today," Curated by Mira Schor, January 9-February 2. Panel discussion, February 1: Mira Schor with Maureen Connor, Vanalyne Green, and selected exhibition participants.
BIBLIOGRAPHY: “A Womanhouse…”:
      Katherine Brooks, “Mira Schor Investigates What The Home Means To Contemporary Women Artists,”
      Theresa Anderson, Anne Sherwood Pundyk, A “Womanhouse” or a Roaming House? “A Room of One’s Own” Today,"
      Artseen, Brooklyn Rail, February 2014

Abstract Marriage: Sculpture by Ilya Schor and Resia Schor, curated by Mira Schor, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, August 16-September 29, with catalogue with essays by Glenn Adamson, Margaret Olin, and Mira Schor.
A review by Cate McQuaid, “Abstract works from husband and wife,” appeared in The Boston Globe. [PDF] Homa Nasab, “Abstract Marriage: Ilya Schor and Resia Schor @ Provincetown Art Association and Museum,” Museum Views, BLOUIN ARTINFO

WarCrawl, visual project, Art Journal, Fall 2006.

The Tale of the Goldsmith’s Floor, 32 minute video documentary on artwork of Resia Schor and Ilya Schor, originally produced for the 2003 Brown University and differences Conference, “The Lure of the Detail,” also shown at the Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, August, 2003; Provincetown Art Association and Museum, August 2003.
Bibliography: “The Tale of The Goldsmith’s Floor,” an illustrated video script, appears in differences, Volume 14, Number 3, Fall 2003, pp.137-61. & “Daughter Chronicles her parents’ life & art,” Provincetown Banner, August 7, 2003, p.50.

“Sans,” curatorial project at Apex Art, NYC


Parsons The New School for Design, since 1989, Associate Teaching Professor in Fine Arts, AMT
MFA in Visual Arts Program, The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, 2008
MassArt Low Residency MFA, 2006-
School of Visual Arts MFA in Art Criticism, 2006-
Vermont College MFA in Visual Art, Artist-Teacher, 1994-2002, 2009
Rhode Island School of Design, 1999-2000
Maine College of Art, MFA Program, 1999-2000, 2004
Fine Arts Work Center Summer Program, Painting workshop, since 2004
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Resident Artist, 1995
Sarah Lawrence College, 1991-1994
The Cooper Union, 1991-92
1998 Visiting Faculty, Women and Paint, The Banff Centre, Canada
1997 Four Painters, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
1991 University of Tennessee, Knoxville
1990 Brown University
New York University
Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts
Rhode Island School of Design
1987 University of California at Berkeley
1983-1985, 1986 SUNY College at Purchase
1974-1978 Nova Scotia College of Art & Design


Hammer Panel: Teaching Art/Art School Teaching, Hammer Museum, LA. View here

Roundtable: A Community of M/E/A/N/I/N/G, TFAP@CAA, The Feminist Art Project Day of Panels at the College Art Association, Museum of American Design, NYC, Feb. 14. View here

Panel: “12 Painters: The Studio School, 1974/2014,” Steven Kasher Gallery, NYC Dec.13th
Lecture in the fall lecture series, “It, Me, You, Us: Close Encounters with Art Interpretation,” RISD Museum: Mira Schor, “Living Between Visuality, Materiality, and Language.” View here
Panel: “The Art of Feeling: Contemporary Arts Writing and the Internet,” Brooklyn Museum, May 1
Panel: A. I. R. Gallery, CURRENTS: A “Womanhouse” or a Roaming House? “A Room of One’s Own” Today," February 1: Mira Schor with selected exhibition participants.


Mira Schor: Negotiating the Antithetical,” “Quijote Talks” Series, School of Visual Arts Art Criticism and Writing MFA Program, December 5
ARTspace’s Annual Distinguished Artists’ Interviews at the 2013 Annual College Art Association Conference in New York. She was interviewed by Stuart Horodner, Artistic Director, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center. View video interview here.

"The Artist-Critic: The Critic-Artist," International Association of Art Critics panel at the CAA, NYC

Skowhegan Talks: “How to Paint, Write, Teach, be an Activist, and Generally Try to Stay Sane: A Conversation between Carrie Moyer and Mira Schor,” The New Museum, October 16
“Silence with Mira Schor,” Gallery Talk, Jewish Museum, October 11
Reading, "A Decade of Negative Thinking", ArtSTRAND, Provincetown, MA, July 25, 2010
Reading," The Extreme of the Middle: Writings of Jack Tworkov," Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA, August 7, 2010
Lecture, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, April 17, 2010
Reading, “Painters Writing Painting,” The Saint Mark’s Bookshop Reading Series at Solas, March 18, 2010
Reading & discussion of “On Failure and Anonymity,” “#class,” Winkleman Gallery, February 27, 2010
Panel, ‘Jack Tworkov and The Extreme of the Middle,” New York Studio School, February 17, 2010
Reading, “The Extreme of the Middle,” at “Jack Tworkov: True and False,” Michell-Innes & Nash Gallery, NY, February 5, 2010
Panel, “The Visible Vagina,” David Nolan Gallery, January 29, 2010
Panel, “Art Education: A Study” Cabinet Magazine and Ad Hoc Vox, Brooklyn, NY

“Then and Now: Redefining Generations,” The New Museum, NY, April 18

“Life of the Mind, Life of the Market: A Re-evaluation of the Contribution of Theory to Feminist Art from 1980 to 2006,” moderated by Mira Schor, with Mary Kelly and Johanna Burton, part of a two day series of events by the Feminist Art Project in conjunction with and at the CAA 2007’s Annual Conference, organized by Arlene Raven and Anne Swartz.
“Keeping an Eye on Envy,” CUNY Graduate Center

“The Art of Nonconformist Criticality,” Lecture series on Art Criticism, SVA
Interdisciplinary Seminar Series in Women’s Studies, Bergen Community College

Alice Neel Symposium, National Museum of Women in the Arts

“Blurring Richter,” CAA Panel on Gerhard Richter, (Robert Storr, moderator), New York
“Architectures of Gender,” New School University
“The Lure of the Detail,” Pembroke Center, Brown University

Favorite Painting, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA
Poetry Plastique, Marianne Boesky Gallery, NYC
Is Resistance Futile? A M/E/A/N/I/N/G Panel, A.I.R. Gallery, NYC

Critic/Artist Dialogue, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Matters of Representation: Feminism, Theory, the Arts, SUNY Buffalo
Boys Keep Swinging, Art in General

Abstract Matters: Painting in the Material World, Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design, Vancouver, B.C. Canada
Forum 99: What is An Artist?, Provincetown Art Association & Museum

The F-WORD: Contemporary Feminisms and the Legacy of the Los Angeles Feminist Art Movement, CalArts
Art From the '80s and '90s: Have the Ideas and the Art Changed?, Symposium, 50th Anniversary of SVA

Whose Story Now, College Art Association panel, New York
Realities of Feminism &/or Activist Practice, A.I.R. Gallery, NYC
Art and Language, Feminist Art and Art History Conference, Barnard College

Painting Reconfigured, Oberlin College
Essentialism and Representation, UCLA
Art Languages and Visual Strategies in Feminist Art, Kunstverein in Hamburg
Aspects of Contemporary Art, Aldrich Museum

Wet Into Wet: A Show of Passion, Four Walls, NYC
Off the Streets and into the Studio: Cultural Politics --Theory and Practice, CAA panel, NY

Cross-Currents in Work by Contemporary American Women Artists, Vortrage Zur Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts, Internationale Sommerakademie Fur Bildende Kunst, Salzburg
Representation in Abstraction, John Good Gallery, New York
The Erotics of Painting, The Cooper Union Great Hall
Art in the Age of Difference: Pembroke Research Seminar, Brown University and The Pembroke Center

Otherness and Cultural Diversity: A Symposium, The Detroit Institute of Arts
Matrilineage --Women, Art, Change, Syracuse University

Beyond A Forest of Signs, Panel, ArtCenter, Pasadena
Aesthetic Languages, Laboratory of Critical Arts & Learning, New York University
Other Nature, College Art Association Studio Panel, New York

Shock 88 -- A Symposium, The Graduate School at C.U.N.Y.
Counter-Talk: The Body, Public Access, Toronto
M/E/A/N/I/N/G Presents Artists' Talks, Sorkin Gallery, NY
Postmodernism and Feminism, The Humanities Institute, S.U.N.Y. at Stonybrook
Art Criticism For Women in the '90s, Symposium, UCLA


Hoffberger School of Painting MFA at MICA, Baltimore

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Stony Brook University Manhattan, Philosophy and the Arts Program
Colby-Sawyer College, New Hampshire

Mira Schor: Artist’s Talk, Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Visiting artist and critic, MFA in Studio, MICA, Baltimore, MD

Michigan State University, East Lansing
RISD, “Three Critics”
Visiting Artists Series and Art Department Colloquia: Broadly Speaking: Working Across Disciplines, American University, Washington, D.C.

Brandeis University
Columbia University MFA Program

ArtCenter, Pasadena, CA
Otis Art Institute, LA
School of Visual Arts MFA in Art Criticism Program
New York Academy of Art, NYC

SUNY College at Purchase
School of Visual Arts,

SUNY Purchase
Woodward Lecture Series, College of Creative Studies, Detroit

UC Davis
Columbia University MFA Program

SUNY Purchase

Maine College of Art - MFA Program
UCLA Department of Art
Cal State Long Beach

Hampshire College
University of Nevada, Reno
Rutgers University MGSA

School of Visual Art
SUNY Purchase

Pratt Institute

Mount Allison University. New Brunswick, Canada
Wexner Center at Ohio State University
Hunter College

Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA

Cranbrook, MI
Rutgers University MGSA
University of Arizona at Tucson
Bucknell University
Hunter College

Bennington College
University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada
Carnegie Mellon School of Art

Maryland Art Institute
Artist Talks, Akademie der Bildende Kunste Munchen
Staatliche Hochschule fur Gestaltung, Karlsruhe

Yale University School of Art
Tyler School of Art, Temple University

Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts
University of Connecticut at Storrs
Otis Art Institute, LA

The University of Vermont
The Maryland Institute, College of Art

Bard College
Rhode Island School of Design


*Visual Arts Committee, F.A.W.C. (Fine Arts Work Center), Provincetown, MA, since 1994
*Board of Advisors, Provincetown Arts Press, Inc, since 1993
* Editorial Board, WSQ (Women’s Studies Quarterly), since 2005–2010
*Advisory Board, A.I.R. Gallery, 2002-2005.


1973 M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts