Arcade/Arcadia (inside view), Ellen Harvey, 2011/2.  Rear-illuminated plexi-glas mirrors, wood, aluminum, lightbulbs, 15 ft (4.5 m)  x 33 ft (10 m) x 9 ft (3m).  Photograph: Locks Gallery. 



Owen, David. Visiting Places that No Longer ExistNew Yorker, March 2, 2024

Orvell, Miles. Ellen Harvey’s ‘Disappointed Tourist”, an archive and a celebration of loss. Artblog, February 27, 2024

Caldwell, Luisa. Ellen Harvey: The Disappointed Tourist, Whitehot Magazine, March 2022

Upton, George. Ellen Harvey’s Archive of Lost ArchitectureFrieze, August 30 / September 3, 2021

Lopez, Ruth. The Places You Can’t Go: Ellen Harvey. The Art Newspaper, April 20, 2021

Huldisch, Henriette. Best of 2019. Artforum, December 2019

Stoilas, Helen. From Miami to Margate. The Art Newspaper, December 7, 2019

Harris, Gareth. Swimming in Public Money. Financial Times, December 5, 2019

Scott, Chadd. Miami Beach Announces Major Site-Specific Artworks Coming to Convention Center. Forbes, February 19, 2019

Clayton, Schuster. Miami Beach Announces a 7M Spend on Public Art by Ellen Harvey, Joseph Kosuth and others. Observer, February 19, 2019

Swenson, Kristen. Ellen Harvey at Danese/Corey. Art in America, March 1, 2018

Miller, Nicole. Ellen Harvey: Nostalgia. The Brooklyn Rail, December 19, 2017

Volk, Gregory. An Artist’s Light-Filled Tribute to Turner., November 18, 2017

Kunitz, Daniel. Fresh Direct. Cultured, August 2017

Hunter, Becky Huff. Ellen Harvey: Barnes Foundation & Locks Gallery. Frieze, March 2016

Idrisek, Scott. Bum Curves & Hinges. Modern Painters, September 2015

Plotz, David. Alien’s Guide to the Ruins of Washington D.C., October 3, 2013

Pendle, George. Alien’s Guide to the Ruins of Washington D.C. Frieze, October 2013

Ureña, Leslie J. Picks: Ellen Harvey., August 2013

Maas, Jennifer. D.C. Sightseeing Through Alien Eyes. Washington Post, July 25, 2013

Gambino, Megan. Inside the Alien’s Guide., July 18, 2013

Page-Kirby, Kristen. Ruined Everything. Washington Post, July 18, 2013

Russell, Anna. An Alien’s Guide to Washington. Wall Street Journal, July 12, 2013

Laster, Paul. Ellen Harvey. Modern Painters, October 2012

Rice, Robin. Ellen Harvey/Locks Gallery. Art News, October 2012

Coates, Jennifer. Ellen Harvey. Art in America, May 16, 2012

Hall, Emily. Ellen Harvey/Dodge Gallery. Artforum, May 2012

St. Lascaux, David. Ellen Harvey: Dust to Settle. Brooklyn Rail, June 2011

Cooke, Rachel. Volcanoes and Damp Squibs. The Guardian, April 10, 2011

Volk, Gregory. Whitney Biennial. Art in America, May 2008

Wei, Lilly. Ellen Harvey at Luxe. Art in America, December 2007

Torre, Mónica de la. Artists on Artists: Ellen Harvey. Bomb, Fall 2007

Landi, Ann. Breaking Laws and Mirrors. Art News, May 2006

Pendle, George. Ellen Harvey. Frieze, April 2006


Harvey, Ellen. A Claude Glass, REVE. March 19, 2021

Artist First-Person: Ellen Harvey, (from Meadowarts: The First Twenty Years. Wales: Gower Press, 2021)

Harvey, Ellen, On the Disappointed Tourist, Painters on Painting: Art in Isolation, May 28, 2020

Bell, Nicholas et al., Turnerworld: Perspectives from the Contemporary (from Conversations with Turner, Italy: Skira, 2019)

Mirror Networks: An Interview with Ellen Harvey. Sculpture Magazine, May 24, 2019

Valdez, Sarah. Ellen Harvey’s New Show is Solid Gold. Garage Vice, November 2, 2017

Budak, Adam & Ellen Harvey. The Accident in the Mirror (from Ellen Harvey: Museum of Failure, New York: Gregory R. Miller & Co., 2015)

Haq, Nav & Ellen Harvey. Crushed by Too Much Love (from Ellen Harvey: The Unloved, Veurne, Belgium: Hannibal, 2014)

Harvey, Ellen, On Rogier Van der Weyden, Painters on Painting, October 27, 2014

Harvey, Ellen. The Alien’s Guide to the Ruins of Washington D.C. (artist text) Washington DC, 2013

Kent, Meaghan & Ellen Harvey. Interview with Ellen Harvey. Site95, May 2012

Ellen Harvey in Conversation with Sarah Martin (from Ede, Siân, et al., Revealed: Turner Contemporary Opens. Margate:Turner Contemporary, 2011)

Harvey, Ellen. Observations Relative Chiefly to the Picturesque Beauty on the Citadel-Park (artist book). Ghent: SMAK, 2009

Ellen Harvey & Matthea Harvey in Conversation: Does the Breath Change as it Crosses the Divide (from Finkelpearl, Tom, & Valerie Smith. Generation 1.5. New York: Queens Museum of Art, 2009)

Harvey, Ellen. The New York Beautification Project, New York: Gregory R. Miller& Co., 2005

Honigman, Ana Finel. Good Artist/Bad Artist: An Interview with Ellen Harvey. Art Journal, Fall 2005


Teufel, Tina.  Landschaft all Medium / Landscape as Medium (German/English) (from The Disappointed Tourist, Salzburg: Snoek, 2021)

Viveros-Fauné, Christian.  Ein Museum des Vergessens  / A Museum of Forgetting (German/English) (from The Disappointed Tourist, Salzburg: Snoek, 2021)

Green, Alison. When Artists Curate: Contemporary Art and the Exhibition as Medium. London: Reaktion Books, 2018

Ellen Harvey: Nostalgia (exhibition brochure). New York: Danese/Corey, 2017

Dolkart, Judith. Metal Painting (exhibition brochure). Philadelphia: Barnes Foundation, 2015

Huldisch, Henriette, Tempting Failure (from Ellen Harvey: The Museum of Failure. New York: G. R. Miller & Co., 2015)

Rosebrock, Tessa, The Collection and City Revisited (from The Unloved. Veurne, Belgium: Hannibal, 2014)

Maes, Frank, How do you Replace a Church (from Laenen, Katrien et. al. ed., Art by Commission: 2006 – 2013. Brussels:  Vlams Bouwmeester, 2013)

Newman, Sarah. The Alien’s Guide to the Ruins of Washington D.C. (exhibition brochure). Washington DC, 2013

Arcade/Arcadia (exhibition brochure), Philadelphia: Locks Gallery, 2012

Smith, Valerie, Ellen Harvey (from Finkelpearl, Tom & Valerie Smith. Generation 1.5. New York: Queens Museum of Art, 2009)

Huldisch, Henriette & Shamim Momin, Ellen Harvey (from Whitney Biennial 2008. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2008

Momin, Shamim, True Mirror (from Ellen Harvey: Mirror. Philadelphia: Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 2006)

Baker, Alex, Ruined Reflections (from Ellen Harvey: Mirror. Philadelphia: Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 2006)

Mirror (exhibition brochure), Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 2005

Momin, Shamin, A Whitney for the Whitney (exhibition brochure), Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, 2003

Herkenhoff, Paulo. Ellen Harvey (from Strangers/Étrangers: P.S.1 National and International Studio Program 2001. New York: MoMA P.S.1, 2001)