reviews + essays

“Dean Kessmann: Light Years, Chemical Days, and Digital Seconds” Exhibition Catalogue with essays by Kristen Hileman, Joshua Gamma and Molly Springfield.

Chae, Julie. “Dean Kessmann, H.W. Janson and ‘A Layered History of Art.’” The Huffington Post, June 5, 2014.

Capps, Kriston. “A literal arc of art history could learn from its own scanned pages.” Washington City Paper, June 6, 2014.

O’Sullivan, Michael. “Gallery Event of the Week.” Weekend Going Out Guide, The Washington Post, May 9, 2014.

Joseph, Lou. “Sondheim Interviews: Dean Kessmann.”, April 3, 2014.

Wride, Tim. “Dean Kessmann.” Contact Sheet: The Light Work Annual, Number 157, Summer 2010.

Capps, Kriston. “Dean Kessmann: Washington, DC.” Art Papers, July/August 2009.

Irvine, Karen. “Worlds Within Worlds.” Catalogue Essay (Conner Contemporary Art, Washington, DC), 2009.

Brown, Leslie. “Ad | Agency.” in the loupe, Volume 32, Number 1, December|January|February 2008.

Dumbadze, Alexander. “Simple, Dumb Objects.” Exhibition Essay, 2007.

Hileman, Kristen. “What the Bag Might Hold: Dean Kessmann’s Plastic on Paper.” Catalogue Essay, 2007.

Bonetti, David. “Kessmann Finds Art in Crumpled Plastic Bags.” St. Louis Post-Dispatch, March 25, 2007.

Wennerstrom, Nord. “Dean Kessmann: Conner Contemporary Art.” Artforum, April 2006.

Gopnik, Blake. “Here and Now.” The Washington Post, Sunday, January 29, 2006.

Banerjee, Bidisha. “Artifacts: Loaded Magazines.” Washington City Paper, Vol. 24, No. 7, February 20, 2004.

Smith, Jamie. “An Artist takes Matters Into His Own Hands: Dean Kessmann’s Cover to Cover.” Exhibition Essay, 2004.

Smith, Brian. “Photos In Two Exhibits Show Off Nature and Landscapes.” St. Louis Post-Dispatch, March 17, 2002.