Eventually there will a more complete archive of essays and reviews, but for now, the following links take you to online publications or to PDFs of texts.

Selected Magazine and Book Pieces

Some Thoughts on Art and Work, an essay in Art Practical. Also available as a ‘zine’ from Wolfman Books.

Some recent writing in Sculpture Magazine: an interview with Angela Hennessy and a review of Rebeca Bollinger at Gallery 16 (both 2019); reviews of Paul Kos at diRosa, Napa, CA, and Libby Black at Gallery 16, SF, CA; and  an article about the work of Linda Fleming .

Over fifty reviews published on squarecylinder.com, 2015- the present (this index includes a couple of reviews by others of my own work): 

Most reviews and columns I’ve written for Art Practical/ Daily Serving/ Shotgun Review:  http://www.artpractical.com/archive/contributor/maria-porges

Some reviews in Art Ltd. Magazine: Jamie Brunson at Andrea Schwartz Gallery, SF CA, May 2014; Kirk Stoller at Romer Young, SF CA, May 2014;  Nathan Lynch at Rena Bransten Projects, SF CA, July 2014; Yoshitomo Saito at Haines Gallery, SF CA, September 2014. Some of these links work only intermittently— magazine went bust.

Allison Smith at Berkeley Art Museum: Shotgun/ Artpractical  (June 2007)

“What Goes Around,” essay for Measure of Time, Lucinda Barnes ed., University of California Press (2007)

“Speaking in (multiple) tongues,” biographical essay on Irene Pijoan for book published in conjunction with museum retrospective in Lausanne, Switzerland (2009)