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Stephanie Christ, Eine Liebeserklärung an die Malerei, in: Berner Zeitung, February 03, 2012.

Get the Style! - The Art Piece Special Edition SS 2013 von Rene Lezard, on: KIYA.TV, September 21, 2012. 


Kevin McGarry, Clock Wise, in: Artforum, September 7, 2010.


From Yodeling to Quantum Physics, vol. 3, 2009, p. 144; (ill.) plate #28.

Palais/Guide: John Tremblay, in: Palais de Tokyo Magazine, 10, Fall, 2009, p. 85.

Konrad Bitterli, John Tremblay, in: Born to be Wild. Homage to Steven Parrino, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, May 29 - September 06, 2009, pp. 86–87; (ill.).

Transitions: painting at the (other) end of art, Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, May 24 –October 31, 2009, pp. 18–19; (ill.).

Joshua David, Artists Dictionary: John Tremblay, in: Flash Art, Vol. XLII, no. 264, January – February, p. 81 (ill.).


John Tremblay, Qu’est-ce que la peinture aujourd’hui, pp. 166–167.

Paintings, in: The New York Sun, April 17, 2008.

Emmanuelle Lequeux, Suivez la piste de John Tremblay, in: Le Monde 2, August 15, 2008, ill.

Judicael Lavrador, Quelle Place pour la peinture aujourd’hui? Surface/Surface, Beaux Arts, March 2008, pp. 52–63.


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Adams Brooks, Time After Time, in: Art in America, February 2006, p. 60.

Matthew Higgs, Themed Shows, in: Frieze, London, January 2006, p. 117.


Ken Johnson, Painted World, in: New York Times, review, November 11, 2005, p. E33.

Judicael Lavrador, Zoom Arrière, in: Les Inrockuptibles, July 13–19, 2005, pp. 76–77.

Vincent Pécoil, Abstraction and Appropriation, in: Art Monthly, April 2005, pp. 7–10.

Vincent Pécoil, John Tremblay, Montreuil/Paris 2005.

Raphael Turcat, La Biennale de Lyon Sous Acide, in: Teckniart, September 2005, p. 54.


John Tremblay: Torino, in: Urban, #26, March 01, 2004.

Arianna Castagno, Tra Op e Pop: L’Opera di John Tremblay, in: Corriere dell’Arte, February 28, 2004, p. 4.

Minimalism and After III, DaimlerChrysler Contemporary September 03 – November 28, 2004, Berlin 2004, pp. 14 / 62–63.

Lisa Parola, Nostalgia della Op Art, in: TorinoSette, February 27 – March 4, 2004, p. 69.

Roberta Smith, Summertime at P.S.1: Where Opposites Like Hands On/Hands Off Attract, in: The New York Times, July 16, 2004, p. E28.


Bruce Hainley, Best of 2003, in: Artforum, New York, December 2003, p. 136.

Vincent Pécoil, Pop, in: 02, No. 28, Hiver 2003/2004, pp. 8–11.

Roberta Smith, John Tremblay at Paula Cooper Gallery, in: The New York Times, February 28, 2003, p. E45.

Charles T. Wolfe, The Plasticity of Perception, in: The Flash Art, July–September, 2003, pp. 63–64.


Maurizio Cattelan, Bettina Funcke, Massimillano Gioni, Ali Subotonick, in: Charley 01, p. 370.

Megan Dailey, Vitamin P: New Perspectives in Painting, Phaidon Press Ltd., London 2002, pp. 328–331.

Bruno de Laubadere, Gris Nuage, in: AD, May 2002, p. 156–163.

Michel Gauthier, Cibles en Crise, Bulles en Pile (John Tremblay dans l’ambiance), in: Art Presence, October–December 2002, p. 14–21.

Bruce Hainley, Trust Buster, in: Artforum, May 2002, pp. 165–166.

Merrily Kerr, review, in: Flash Art, May 2002.

News & Around, in: Tema Celeste, November/December 2002, p. 111.

Painting as Paradox, in: Tema Celeste, November/December 2002, p. 111.

Mai-Thu Perret, Lisa Beck and John Tremblay, in: Frieze, 64, January–February 2011, p. 104.


Bruce Hainley, Best of 2001, in: Artforum, New York, December 2001, p. 104.

Marie-France Boyer, Disco Tech, in: The World of Interiors, August 2001, pp. 90–93.

Gean Moreno, review, in: New Art Examiner, April 2001, p. 58.

Nickas, Robert, John Tremblay, in: Purple, no. 5, p. 314.


Joshua David, Capsule Collection, in: Wallpaper, no. 29, June 2000, p. 67.

Bruce Hainley, review, in: Artforum, summer 2000, p. 188.

Nancy Princenthal, John Tremblay, in: Art in America, April 2000, p. 154.

Nickas, Robert, John Tremblay, in: Purple, no. 5, p. 314.


Michael Brennan, Painter’s Journal, in: ArtNet,

Robert Nickas, Le persone fanno quadri per provare che esistono, in:  Tema Celeste, March/April 1999, pp. 66–73.

Fancoise-Aline Blain, in: Tribeca, no. 75, January 1999, p. 9.

Uscha Pohl, Haut Decorateur Gerald Shmorl, in: Very, p. 24.

Alexis Vaillant, Univers transfert, in: Kunst-Bulletin, September 1999, pp. 26–27.

John Tremblay, Abaton Book Company, NJ [cat.].

Midi Sous Terre, collaboration with Vidya Gastaldon and Jean-Michel Wicker.


Bruce Hainley, John Tremblay, in: frieze, Issue 42, October-September 1998.


Michael Brennan, Issues of Abstraction at Margarete Roeder, in: Art Net,

Jalouse, Magasin Grenoble, Grenoble 1997, p. 56 (Interview with the artist) [cat.]


Bruce Hainley, John Tremblay at Sandra Gering Gallery, in: Frieze, September/October, pp. 86–87.

Ken Johnson, Art Guide, in: New York Times, March 11, 1996.

Fabrice Stroun, Stroboscope, in: Documents sur l’Art, no. 11, p. 5.

Eric Troncy, Les chocolats de l’Ambassadeur, in: Documents sur l’Art, no. 11, p. 146.

Stéphanie Chayet, Les officines du bon goût, L’art aussi, in: Le Point. no. 1332, p. 82.

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Lionel Bovier, Cherix, Christophe, L’Action en Peinture, in: Documents sur l’Art, no. 7, 1995.


Joe Levy, Village Voice, in: Listings, August 02, 1994, p. 65.

Own Publications (selection)

Tremblay, John, Top Ten John Tremblay, in: Art Forum, October 2000, p. 46.

Tremblay, John, I Love a Building, in: Made in USA, Spring 2000, p. 28.

Tremblay, John, Travelogue: Cuba, in: index, April/May 2000, p. 68.


Tremblay, John, the index playlist , in: index, March/April 1999, p. 106.


Tremblay, John, All His Fingers are Middle Fingers, in: blur, volume 3, #10, p. 22.