Dr. Gilda Williams  is a London correspondent for Artforum, editor of ON&BY Andy Warhol (MIT/Whitechapel, 2016)  and author of  How to Write about Contemporary Art (Thames&Hudson, 2014), now published in six languages. 

A member of the International Association of Art Critics, Williams has written for Artforum, Burlington, The Guardian, Parkett, Tate etc., frieze, Art Monthly, Art in America, Time Out, and Sight and Sound. She is Editor of The Gothic (MIT Press/ Whitechapel, 2007); her catalogue texts include monographic essays on Yayoi Kusama, Sarah Lucas, Christian Marclay, Fiona Rae, Ugo Rondinone, Anne Truitt, Charles Avery, Giorgio Sadotti, and Hannah Collins. 

book review of HalFoster’s Bad New Days - frieze blog Nov 2015.doc, **No. 1 on Ben Davis/artnet.com’s ‘10 Must-Read Art Essays’ Nov 2015 **

'Write On', Art Monthly Mar 2015, Williams.pdf,  **included on Ben Davis/artnet.com’s list of ’10 Must-Read Art Essays’, Mar 2015 **

afterword, ‘Breaking Up is Hard to Do’: Men, Women and Punctuation in Andy Warhol’s novel a’, in Derek Beaulieu, a a novel, Jean Boite Editions, Paris

catalogue essay, fig. 2, ICA, London, with Louisa Buck, Caroline Douglas, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Catherine Wood. curated by Fatos Ustek, Black Dog Publishing

book, ON&BY Andy Warhol, MIT/Whitechapel Press, edited and introduced

catalogue essay, Giorgio Sadotti, Museum fur Gegenwartskunst, Siegen

catalogue essay, ‘Charles Avery: Onomatopoaeia’, Gemeentemuseum, The Hague

book essay, ‘Werner Büttner: Coincidence in Splendour’, Black Dog Publishing, London (with Harald Falkenberg, Werner Hoffman, Peter Weibel, Fritz Kramer, Andrew Renton)

book essay, ‘Werner Büttner: My Looting Eye’, Black Dog Publishing, London (with Daria Mille, Andrew Renton)

catalogue essay, ‘Christian Marclay’, Aargauer Kunsthaus

catalogue essay, ‘Hannah Collins’, Sprengel Museum Hannover; Camden Arts Centre

catalogue essay, ‘Anne Truitt :Drawings’, Stephen Friedman Gallery

book, How to Write about Contemporary Art, Thames&Hudson (editions: Korean, 2016; Russian and Estonian, 2017; Lithuanian and Taiwanese, 2018)

catalogue essay, ‘Yayoi Kusama: Pumpkins’, Victoria Miro Gallery, London, Autumn

‘Rebecca Jewell’, Rebecca Hossack Gallery, New York (with Jonathan Franzen)

‘Shades of Modern Gothic’ in Victoriana: The Art of Revival - A Miscellany Guildhall Gallery, London

‘Alison Norlen: Luna’, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon

‘Sarah Lucas: Ordinary Things’ (with Anne Wagner and Deborah Orr), Henry Moore Institute, Leeds

‘Fiona Rae: Maybe you can live on the moon in the next century’, Leeds Arts Gallery 

‘Juan Fontanive’, Riflemaker, London

‘Vanitas: The Transience of Earthly Pleasures’, All Visual Arts, London

‘Jonathan Wateridge: Another Place’, All Visual Arts, London

‘The the Things is (for 3) (on Giorgio Sadotti)’, Milton Keynes Gallery, UK

‘Jodie Carey’, Alexia Goethe Gallery, London

‘Arjan van Helmond’, Veenman Publishers, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

The Gothic, Whitechapel/MIT Press, Documents of Contemporary Art series. Reviewed: http://www.popmatters.com/pm/review/the-gothic-by-gilda-williams/

‘Siobhan Hapaska’, (File Notes series) Camden Arts Centre, London

The Art Book for Children – Co-author of junior edition of Phaidon's best-selling The Art Book, Winner of a 'Best Non-Fiction Children's Book 2006' award from the English Association; translated into ten languages.

‘Ugo Rondinone: Zero Built a Nest in My Navel’, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London.

Boris Mikhailov, Phaidon 55s series

‘Citibank Photography Prize’, Photographer’s Gallery, London, on Boris Mikhailov

‘London Orphan Asylum’, Openspace, Milan (with Clare Manchester)

‘Twisted’, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, text on David Thorpe

Arte all’Arte ,00’, Tuscany, Italy (co-curated with Roberto Pinto, public artworks commissioned by Martin Creed, Tania Bruguera, Kendall Geers, Wim Delvoye, Sislej Xsafa, Alberto Garutti, Jacqueline Riva and Geoff Lowe

‘Shirin Neshat’, Serpentine Gallery, London

‘The Double’, catalogue for the museum’s inaugural exhibition, The Lowry, Salford

‘Becks Futures’, ICA, London, contribution on Elizabeth Wright

‘XLVII Venice Biennale’, contribution on Roderick Buchanon
‘The Richard Hough Bursary’, Roderick Buchanon, Alan Currall, Dalziel + Scullion, Wendy McMurdo, Smith/Stewart. Edinburgh.

‘Wendy McMurdo’, Centro de Fotografia, Salamanca.

‘Zarina Bhimji’, Photo ‘98, Leeds.

‘Art from the UK’, Angela Bulloch, Willie Doherty, Tracey Emin, Douglas Gordon, Mona Hatoum, Abigail Lane, Sarah Lucas, Sam Taylor-Wood, Rachel Whiteread. Sammlung Goetz, Munich 

‘Strange Days: British Contemporary Photography’ (also curated), Richard Billingham, Zarina Bhimji, Thomas Demand, Willie Doherty, Paul Graham, David Griffiths, Sarah Jones, Sarah Lucas, Wendy McMurdo, Steven Pippin, Stuart Smith, John Stezaker, Sam Taylor-Wood, Gillian Wearing, Catherine Yass. Ed. Charta


‘Silver Sliver: Andy Warhol’s Infinitesimal Fragments of Time and Space’ (2014) reprinted in On & By Andy Warhol, MIT/Whitechapel Press, 2016.

‘Talking Art 2’, and ‘Interview with Christian Marclay’, collected Art Monthly interviews, vol. 2 (forthcoming) 

‘Gilda Williams, Defining Gothic for Modern and Contemporary Art, Pdf.pdf, ed.s Dale Townsend and Glennis Byron (Routledge, 2013)

‘I, Monster: Gothic Metaphor in the Making and Unmaking of Andy Warhol’, 
http://incognitumhactenus.com/tag/andy-warhol/ . Forthcoming in Gothic Bastards, Manchester University Press, ed.s Catherine Spooner and Fred Botting (Autumn 2014)
‘It Was What it Was: Modern Ruins’, in Brian Dillon, ed., Ruins (MIT/Whitechapel)
‘Catherine Yass’, 100 Video Artists, Exit Publicaciones, Madrid
‘Working Girl turned Office Killer: The Onscreen Politics of Office Dressing takes a Gothic Spin’, If Looks Could Kill, Fashion in Film Festival, London, Koenig Books
Cream 3 - Commissioning Editor; wrote introduction, conducted curators’ interview
‘Wendy McMurdo’, in Art and Photography, Phaidon Press
Vitamin P: New Perspectives in Painting – Texts on Angela de la Cruz, Gabriele Di Matteo, Chris Ofili, George Shaw	
100 Reviews Backwards (Alberta Press) – Texts on Maurizio Cattelan, ‘Cocaine Orgasm’, ‘The Epic and the Everyday’
freshcream Contemporary Art in Culture – Commissioning Editor; Preface
‘Lucy Gunning’, in Art and Feminism, Phaidon Press
cream: Contemporary Art in Culture – Commissioning Editor, Preface
The 20th Century Art Book – Contributor Andy_Warhol_and_the_SLIVER_Factory.htmlhttp://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415637442/writing_files/Gilda%20Williams,%20Defing%20Gothic%20for%20Modern%20and%20Contemporary%20Art,%20Pdf.pdfhttp://www.gothic.stir.ac.uk/guestblog/i-monster-gothic-metaphor-in-the-making-and-unmaking-of-andy-warhol/http://www.gothic.stir.ac.uk/guestblog/i-monster-gothic-metaphor-in-the-making-and-unmaking-of-andy-warhol/http://www.gothic.stir.ac.uk/guestblog/i-monster-gothic-metaphor-in-the-making-and-unmaking-of-andy-warhol/http://www.gothic.stir.ac.uk/guestblog/i-monster-gothic-metaphor-in-the-making-and-unmaking-of-andy-warhol/http://incognitumhactenus.com/tag/andy-warhol/http://eprints.gold.ac.uk/3219/http://uk.phaidon.com/store/art/cream-3-9780714843117/http://uk.phaidon.com/store/art/vitamin-p-9780714842462/http://uk.phaidon.com/store/search/?q=fresh+creamshapeimage_2_link_0shapeimage_2_link_1shapeimage_2_link_2shapeimage_2_link_3shapeimage_2_link_4shapeimage_2_link_5shapeimage_2_link_6shapeimage_2_link_7shapeimage_2_link_8shapeimage_2_link_9shapeimage_2_link_10shapeimage_2_link_11
 Go West: On Jennifer West’s Film Quilt, Lisa Cooley Gallery, New York, Spring.

How Embarrassing! Maria Lassnig - Tate etc. May 2016.pdf, Tate etc., Spring 

'Write On', Art Monthly Mar 2015, Williams.pdf

Gilda Williams, Silver Sliver- Andy Warhol's Infinitesimal Fragment of Time, PDF.pdf, Art Monthly, July/August 

‘Interview with Jonas Mekas’, Art Monthly, February.
Interview with Gregor Schneider’, Art Monthly, October
‘It Was What it Was: Modern Ruins’, Art Monthly, May 
‘Elizabeth Price’, LUX, Jan, http://lux.org.uk/new-artist-focus-gilda-williams-on-elizabeth-price-0
‘On Warhol’s Early Drawings’, Tate etc., Spring
‘Gothic vs. Gothick’, Art Monthly, May
‘Expanding East: the New Whitechapel’ , Artforum, January
‘Openings: Daniel Silver’, Artforum, Summer
‘Holy Mother: Notes on Andy Warhol’s Mother Julia Warhola’, Tate Etc., Summer
Andy Warhol: The Film Biography’, Art Monthly, December
‘Fresh Widow: Profile on Vedovamazzei’, Art Monthly, September 2005 
‘What Are You Looking At?, Altered States of Seeing, on the gaze of four female artists’, Tate etc., Autumn.
‘Profile on Lucy Skaer’, Art Monthly, September
‘Profile on Aleksandra Mir’, Art Monthly, May
‘Surf’s Up; the Films of Bobby Brown’, Sight and Sound, Augusthttp://www.lisa-cooley.com/texts/go-westwriting_files/Lassnig%20-%20Tate%20etc.%20May%20201623052016.pdfwriting_files/Write%20On,%20Art%20Monthly%20Mar%202015,%20Williams.pdf_1.pdfwriting_files/Gilda%20Williams,%20Silver%20Sliver-%20Andy%20Warhol%27s%20Infinitesimal%20Fragment%20of%20Time,%20PDF.pdfhttp://www.artmonthly.co.uk/magazine/site/issue/february-2013http://eprints.gold.ac.uk/3219/http://www.lux.org.uk/blog/new-artist-focus-gilda-williams-elizabeth-pricehttp://www.tate.org.uk/tateetc/issue16/artistrooms.htmhttp://www.thefreelibrary.com/Gothic+v+Gothick%3A+Gilda+Williams+on+the+embarrassing,+campy+cousin+of...-a0200730613http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0268/is_5_47/ai_n45721543/http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0268/is_10_46/ai_n32067557/http://www.tate.org.uk/tateetc/issue10/warholrealamerica.htmhttp://www.tate.org.uk/tateetc/issue2/whatareyoulookingat.htmhttp://www.tate.org.uk/tateetc/issue2/whatareyoulookingat.htmhttp://www.aleksandramir.info/texts/williams.htmlshapeimage_3_link_0shapeimage_3_link_1shapeimage_3_link_2shapeimage_3_link_3shapeimage_3_link_4shapeimage_3_link_5shapeimage_3_link_6shapeimage_3_link_7shapeimage_3_link_8shapeimage_3_link_9shapeimage_3_link_10shapeimage_3_link_11shapeimage_3_link_12shapeimage_3_link_13shapeimage_3_link_14
ARoS Triennial, Aarhus, Denmark, frieze blog, June 

‘Dustin Yellin’, Grimm Gallery, Amsterdam, Artforum 

'Amalia Ulman'.jpg, at Arcadia Missa, Artforum  Jan 2017

'James Richards'.jpg, ICA, Artforum Jan 2017

'Making and Unmaking'.jpg at Camden Art Centre, Artforum, Oct   2017

feature article, ‘In Search of the Miraculous’, frieze blog, review of the Miracle Marathon, Serpentine Gallery

'Stan Douglas'.jpg, at Victoria Miro, Artforum Summer 2016
‘Andy Warhol in the Hall Collection, Oxford MMA.pdf’ Burlington, May 2016
'Caroline Achaintre'.jpg, at Arcade, Artforum, April 2016 
'Katrina Palmer'.jpg, Artangel/Portland,  Artforum, September 2015
'Anna-Bella Papp'.jpg Modern Art/Stuart Shave, Artforum, Summer 'Pierre Huyghe'.jpg, Hauser & Wirth, Artforum, Jan 2015 
'Marvin Gaye Chetwynd'.jpg Sadie Coles, Artforum, Summer, 2014 
'Erik van Lieshout'.jpg, Maureen Paley, Artforum, April 2014
'Philomene Pirecki'.jpg, Supplement, Artforum, Jan 2014
'Beatriz Santiago Munoz'.jpg, Gasworks, Artforum, Summer 2013 
'Steve Bishop'.jpg, Carlos/Ishigawa, Artforum, April 2012 
'Paul Sietsema'.jpg, Drawing Room, Artforum, Feb 2013
'Sarah Lucas'.jpg Sadie Coles HQ, Artforum, Summer 2012
'Renee So'.jpg, Kate MacGarry, Artforum, April 2012 
'Alice Channer'.jpg, Approach, Artforum, Summer 2011
'British Art Show 7'.jpg, Hayward Gallery, Artforum, May 2011
'Huma Bhabha'.jpg, Stephen Friedman, Artforum, Mar 2011
 Michael Fullerton.tiff’, Chisenhale Gallery, Artforum, Dec 2010
‘Alice Neel.tiff’, Whitechapel Gallery, Artforum, Oct 2010
‘Tacita Dean.tiff’, Frith Street Gallery, Artforum Sept 2010
‘Celeste Boursier-Mougenot.tiff, Barbican Art Gallery, Artforum Summer 2010
‘Mchael Landy.tiff’, South London Gallery, Artforum May 2010
‘Ian Kiaer.tiff’, Bloomberg Space, Artforum April 2010
‘Clunie Reid.tiff’, MOT International, Artforum Jan 2010
‘Voodoo.tiff’, The Showroom, Artforum Dec 2009
‘Elizabeth Price.tiff’, Spike island, Bristol, Artforum Sept 2009
‘Voodoo.tiff’, Riflemaker, Artforum Summer 2009
‘Lindsay Seers.tiff’, Matt’s Gallery, Artforum May 2009
‘Clare Hooper’, Hollybush Gallery, Artforum April 2009
‘Duncan Campbell’, Hotel, Artforum Mar 2009
‘Tim Shaw’, Kenneth Armitage Foundation, Artforum Feb 2009
‘Liverpool Biennial’, Artforum Jan 2009
‘Roger Hiorns’, Artangel at Harper Road, Artforum Dec 2008
‘John Sanson’, Seventeen, Artforum Dec 2008
‘Peter Coffin/Djordje Ozbolt’, Herald St, London, Artforum October 2008
‘Front of House’, Parasol unit, London, Artforum September 2008
 ‘Jimmy De Sana’, Anthony Wilkinson Gallery, London, Artforum, Summer 2008
‘Anthony McCall’, Serpentine Gallery, London, Artforum, March 2008
‘William Daniels’, Vilma Gold, London, Artforum, February 2008
‘Gary Hume’, White Cube, London, Artforum, January 2008
‘Graham Hudson.tiff’, Rockeby, London, Artforum, December 2007
‘Peter Lewis.tiff’, T 1+2 Gallery, London, Artforum, November 2007
‘Varda Caivano.tiff’, Chisenhale, London, Artforum, October 2007
‘Thomas Schutte’, Frith Street Gallery, London, Artforum, September 2007
‘Artists Anonymous’, Artists Anonymous, London, Artforum, Summer 2007
'Jake and Dinos Chapman', Paradise Row, London, Artforum, May 2007
'Victor Grippo’ Camden Arts Centre, London, Artforum, May 2007
‘Tod Hanson.tiff’, Cell Project Space, London, Artforum, March 2007
‘Charles Avery.tiff’, Cubitt/Alexandre Pollazzon, London, Artforum, February 2007
‘Jonathan Wateridge.tiff’, David Risley, London, Artforum, February 2007
‘Andy Warhol: The Film Biography’, Art Monthly, Dec 2006
'Mark Wallinger'.jpg, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London, Artforum Dec 2006
'Clare Woods'.jpg, Chisenhale Gallery, London, Artforum Dec 2006
'Anthea Hamilton'.jpg, Ibid Projects, London, Artforum Nov 2006
'Victor Man'.jpg, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, Artforum, Sept 2006
'Pablo Bronstein'.jpg, Herald Street Gallery, London, Artforum, Summer 2006. 
'Matt Bryans'.jpg, Kate McGarry Gallery, London, Artforum, April 2006
‘Rodney Buchanon’, Camden Arts Centre, London, Art Monthly, November 2005
‘Carsten Holler’, Gagosian, London, Art Monthly, October 2005
‘Richard Prince’, Sadie Coles HQ, London, Art Monthly, January 2004
‘Fischli&Weiss’, Spruth Magers Lee, London, Art Monthly, November 2003
‘Marine Hugonnier’, MW Projects, London, Art Monthly, June 2003
‘Dirty Pictures’, The Approach, London, Art Monthly, March 2003
‘Udo Rondinone/Rachel Feinstein’, Sadies Coles HQ/Corvi-Mora, London, Art Monthly, January 2003
‘Melanie Carvalho’, Cubitt Gallery, London, Art Monthly, March 2002
‘East End Gallery Round-up’, London, Art Monthly, February 2002
‘Paul Noble’, Interim Art, Maureen Paley, London, Art Monthly, December/January 2000
‘Grazia Toderi’, fa projects, London, Art Monthly, November 2001
‘Dan Flavin’, Serpentine Gallery, London, Art Monthly, October 2001
‘George Shaw’, Art Monthly, February 2001
‘Ernesto Neto’, ICA, London, Art Monthly, July/August 2000
‘Boris Mikhailov’, Photographer’s Gallery, London, Art Monthly, June 2000
‘Because a Fire Was in My Head’, South London Gallery, London, Art Monthly, May 2000
‘These Epic Islands’, Vilma Gold Gallery, London, Art Monthly, March 2000
‘Heart and Soul’, 60 Long Acre, London , Art Monthly, September 1999
‘Allen Ruppersberg’, greengrassi  Gallery, London, Art Monthly, July 1999
‘Cerith Wyn Evans’, Asprey/Jacques Gallery, London, Art/Text, September 1999
‘Jane and Louise Wilson’, Lisson Gallery, London , Art Monthly, April 1999
‘Tim Noble/Sue Webster’, Modern Art !nc, London, Art/Text, Spring 1999
‘Not for Sale: Feminist Art in the United States in the 1970s’ (film), Tate Gallery, London , Art Monthly
‘Speed’, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, Art Monthly, September 1998
‘BANK/What is a Photograph?’, Galerie Poo-Poo/Underwood Street, Art Monthly, May 1998
‘Marie José Burki/Carsten Höller’, Camden Arts Centre, Art Monthly, May 1998
‘Siobhán Hapaska’, Entwistle Gallery, London, Art in America, December 1997
‘Sarah Lucas’, Sadie Coles HQ, London, Art/Text , November, 1997
‘Beat Streuli’, Tate Gallery, London, Art Monthly, October 1997
‘Darren Almond’, White Cube, London, Art/Text, November, 1997
‘Darren Almond’, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, Art in America, October 1997 
‘Vija Celmins’, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, Art/Text, May/July 1997
‘Irredeemable Skeletons’, Shilam + Smith, London, Art Monthly, May, 1997
‘Steve McQueen’, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London, Art in America, April 1997
‘Mark Dion’, London Projects, London, Art Monthly, March 1997
‘Tony Bevan’, Matt's Gallery, London, Art in America, March 1997
‘Sam Taylor-Wood’, Chisenhale Gallery, London, Art/Text, February/April 1997 
‘Gillian Wearing’, Maureen Paley/Interim Art, London, Art Monthly, February 1997
‘Evident’, The Photographer's Gallery, London, Art Monthly, December/January 1996/97
‘Be Me (Giorgio Sadotti)’, Maureen Paley/Interim Art, London, Art Monthly, November 1996
‘Liam Gillick’, Robert Prime Gallery, London, Art/Text, October 1996
‘Richard Billingham’ Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London, Art Monthly, Sept 1996 
‘Fischli & Weiss’, Serpentine Gallery, London, Art Monthly, July-August 1996
‘Pipilotti Rist’, Chisenhale Gallery, London, Art Monthly, June 1996
‘Young Americans Part II’, Saatchi Gallery, London, Art Monthly, May 1996
‘Young Americans Part I’, Saatchi Gallery, London, Art Monthly, March 1996
‘Jane and Louise Wilson’, Chisenhale Gallery, London, Art Monthly, February, 1996
‘Rewind’, Cityracing, London, Art Monthly, November 1995
‘Zoran Music,’ Ruggerini & Zonca, Milan, Corriere della Sera, October 19, 1993
‘David Mach,’ Viafarini, Milan, Flash Art Italia, Summer 1993
‘Martin Disler,’ Studio Cannaviello, Milan, Flash Art Italia, May 1993
‘Maurizio Cannavacciuolo,’ Milan, Flash Art Italia, April 1993
‘Luca Pancrazzi,’ Transepoca Milan, Corriere della Sera, March 5, 1993.
‘Ken Lum,’ Massimo De Carlo, Milan, Flash Art Italia, February 1993
‘Jane Hammond,’ Transepoca Milan, Flash Art Italia, December 1992/January 1993
‘Cocart,’ Bianca Pilat Gallery, Flash Art Italia, Summer 1992
‘Détente,’ Fondazione Mudima, Milan, Corriere della Sera, July 7, 1992
‘Nunzio,’ Studio Cannaviello, Milan, Flash Art Italia, June/July 1992
‘American Art in the 80s,’ Palazzo delle Albere, Trento, Flash Art International, May/June 1992
‘Paul McCarthy, Lari Pittman, Jeffrey Vallance,’ Studio Guenzani, Milan, Corriere della Sera, April 28, 1992
‘Henry Bond,’ Studio Casoli, Milan, Corriere della Sera, March 24, 1992
‘Plumcake,’ Galleria Steccata 2, Milan, Corriere della Sera, March 13, 1992
‘Gianni Piacentino,’ Arte Borgogna, Milan, Flash Art Italia, February/March 1992
‘Trattative con Euclide (group show),’ Spazio temporaneo, Milan, Corriere della Sera, January 31, 1992
‘Gianni Piacentino,’ Arte Borgogna, Milan, Corriere della Sera, November 19, 1991
‘Enrico Castellani,’ Galleria Lorenzelli, Milan, Corriere della Sera, December 3, 1991
‘Gerhard Merz,’ Giorgio Persano, Milan, Flash Art International, October, 1991
‘Roger Selden,’ Galleria del Naviglio, Corriere della Sera, Milan, October 25, 1991
‘Felix Gonzalez-Torres,’ Massimo De Carlo, Corriere della Sera, Milan, October 15, 1991
‘Ambienti,’ Palazzo delle Stelline, Milan, Flash Art International, Summer 1991
‘Enrico Baj,’ Studio Marconi, Milan, Flash Art International, May/June 1991https://frieze.com/article/gardenwriting_files/%27Amalia%20Ulman%27.jpgwriting_files/%27James%20Richards%27.jpgwriting_files/%27Making%20and%20Unmaking%27.jpghttps://frieze.com/article/search-miraculouswriting_files/%27Stan%20Douglas%27.jpgwriting_files/Warhol%20Oxford%20Williams%20Burlington.pdfwriting_files/%27Caroline%20Achaintre%27.jpgwriting_files/%27Katrina%20Palmer%27.jpgwriting_files/%27Anna%20Bella%20Papp%27.jpgwriting_files/%27Pierre%20Huyghe%27.jpgwriting_files/%27Marvin%20Gaye%20Chetwynd%27.jpgwriting_files/%27Erik%20van%20Lieshout%27.jpgwriting_files/%27Philomene%20Pirecki%27.jpgwriting_files/%27Beatriz%20Santiago%20Munoz%27.jpgwriting_files/%27Steve%20Bishop%27.jpgwriting_files/%27Paul%20Sietsema%27.jpgwriting_files/%27Sarah%20Lucas%27.jpgwriting_files/%27Renee%20So%27.jpgwriting_files/%27Alice%20Channer%27.jpgwriting_files/%27British%20Art%20Show%207%27.jpgwriting_files/%27Huma%20Bhabha%27.jpgwriting_files/Michael%20Fullerton.tiffwriting_files/Alice%20Neel.tiffwriting_files/Tacita%20Dean.tiffwriting_files/Celeste%20Boursier-Mougenot.tiffwriting_files/Mchael%20Landy.tiffwriting_files/Ian%20Kiaer.tiffwriting_files/Clunie%20Reid.tiffwriting_files/Voodoo.tiffwriting_files/Elizabeth%20Price.tiffwriting_files/Voodoo_1.tiffwriting_files/Lindsay%20Seers.tiffwriting_files/Graham%20Hudson.tiffwriting_files/Peter%20Lewis.tiffwriting_files/Varda%20Caivano.tiffwriting_files/%27Chapman%20bros%27.jpgwriting_files/%27Grippo%27.jpghttp://www.cellprojects.org/content/tod-hanson-gilda-williamswriting_files/Tod%20Hanson.tiffwriting_files/Charles%20Avery.tiffwriting_files/Jonathan%20Wateridge.tiffwriting_files/%27Mark%20Wallinger%27.jpgwriting_files/%27Clare%20Woods%27.jpgwriting_files/%27Anthea%20Hamilton%27.jpgwriting_files/%27Victor%20Man%27.jpgwriting_files/%27Pablo%20Bronstein%27.jpgwriting_files/%27Matt%20Bryans%27.jpgshapeimage_4_link_0shapeimage_4_link_1shapeimage_4_link_2shapeimage_4_link_3shapeimage_4_link_4shapeimage_4_link_5shapeimage_4_link_6shapeimage_4_link_7shapeimage_4_link_8shapeimage_4_link_9shapeimage_4_link_10shapeimage_4_link_11shapeimage_4_link_12shapeimage_4_link_13shapeimage_4_link_14shapeimage_4_link_15shapeimage_4_link_16shapeimage_4_link_17shapeimage_4_link_18shapeimage_4_link_19shapeimage_4_link_20shapeimage_4_link_21shapeimage_4_link_22shapeimage_4_link_23shapeimage_4_link_24shapeimage_4_link_25shapeimage_4_link_26shapeimage_4_link_27shapeimage_4_link_28shapeimage_4_link_29shapeimage_4_link_30shapeimage_4_link_31shapeimage_4_link_32shapeimage_4_link_33shapeimage_4_link_34shapeimage_4_link_35shapeimage_4_link_36shapeimage_4_link_37shapeimage_4_link_38shapeimage_4_link_39shapeimage_4_link_40shapeimage_4_link_41shapeimage_4_link_42shapeimage_4_link_43shapeimage_4_link_44shapeimage_4_link_45shapeimage_4_link_46shapeimage_4_link_47

‘Ryan Gander’, Artforum, May 2008

Eija Liisa Ahtila’, Artforum, Jan 2008

‘Enrico David’, Artforum, October 2007

‘Louise Bourgeois’, Time Out, October 2007

‘Grayson Perry’, Laurent Delaye Gallery’, Time Out, May 2000

‘Konfrontace’, Czech Cultural Centre, Time Out, Apr 2000

‘Natasha Kidd’, Houldesworth Gallery, Time Out, Apr 2000

‘Darren Almond’, The Approach, Time Out, Mar 2000

‘Point of View, Richard Salmon Gallery”, Time Out, Mar 2000

‘Shizuka Yokomizu’, The Approach, Time Out, Feb 2000

‘Jane Simpson’, Asprey Jacques, Time Out, Feb 2000

Interview with Yoko Ono, Flash Art Daily, June 11, 1993

Interview with Damien Hirst, Flash Art Daily, June 10, 1993

Interview with John Currin, Flash Art Daily, June 10, 1993

Interview with Sylvie Fleury, Flash Art Daily, June 10, 1993

Interview with Robert Wilson, Flash Art Daily, June 10, 1993

Interview with Roman Opalka, Flash Art Daily, June 10, 1993

Interview with Richard Hamilton, English Pavilion Venice Biennale, Flash Art Daily, June 9, 1993.

Interview with Carsten Höller, Flash Art Daily, June 9, 1993

Interview with Jeffrey Deitch, Flash Art International, Summer 1990

Andy Warhol and Salvador Dali, Torsten Otte, University of Chicago Press, Burlington Magazine, 2017 

Kenneth Goldsmith, Capital, Art Monthly, Dec/Jan 2015-2016

HalFoster, Bad New Days - frieze blog Nov 2015, **No. 1 artnet/Ben Davis’s ‘10 Must-Read Art Essays’ Nov 2015 **

Michael Craig-Martin, On Being an Artist,  Art Monthly, October 2015

Mary Norris, Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen, The Guardian, 7 May 2015

Luc Delahaye, HISTORY (Boot Books, London, 2003), Art Monthly, April, 2003
Gary Indiana, Let It Bleed (Serpents Tail, London, 1997), Art Monthly, April, 1997
Keith Haring - The Authorized Biography by John Gruen (Prentice Hall Press, New York, 1991), Flash Art International, Summer 1992.
Mark Kostabi - The Early Years (Vanity Press, New York, 1991), Flash Art International, January/February 1992.
Aldo Rossi (Zanichelli, Bologna, 1989), Flash Art Italia, February/March 1990https://frieze.com/article/are-we-post-criticalhttps://news.artnet.com/art-world/must-read-essays-from-november-2015-391832https://news.artnet.com/art-world/must-read-essays-from-november-2015-391832http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/may/07/between-you-and-me-confessions-of-comma-queen-mary-norris-reviewshapeimage_5_link_0shapeimage_5_link_1shapeimage_5_link_2shapeimage_5_link_3

“The Broken Circle Breakdown’, Sight and Sound, Oct 2013

‘Fire in the Night’, Sight and Sound, Aug 2013

‘Stuck’, Sight and Sound, January 2009

‘How Ohio Pulled it Off’, Sight and Sound, December 2008

‘Shotgun Stories’, Sight and Sound, May 2008

‘[REC]’, Sight and Sound, Mar 2008

‘Like Minds’, Sight and Sound, July 2007

‘Fracture’, Sight and Sound, July 2007

‘Infamous’, Sight and Sound, January 2007

‘The Heart of the Game’, Sight and Sound, January 2007

‘Rampage’, Sight and Sound, December 2006

‘Billabong Odyssey’, Sight and Sound, December 2004

‘Mambo Italiano’, Sight and Sound, October 2004

‘Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator’, Sight and Sound, June 2004

‘L’ultimo bacio/The Last Kiss’, Sight and Sound, April 2004

‘Historia Minimas/Minimal Stories’, Sight and Sound, June 2003

‘Laurel Canyon’, Sight and Sound, January 2004

‘Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood’, Sight and Sound, October 2002

‘Tortilla Soup’, Sight and Sound, August 2002

‘Dancing at the Blue Iguana’, Sight and Sound, July 2002

‘Dogtown and Z-Boys’, Sight and Sound, July 2002

‘Princess Diaries’, Sight and Sound, February 2002

‘Women Talking Dirty’, Sight and Sound, October 2001

Gi l d a   Wi l l i a m s

art critic

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‘Barbara Kruger, I Was a Theorist’s Plaything’, DPict, June/July

‘Jane and Louise Wilson in the Light of the Gothic Tradition’, Parkett, Spring

‘Paper Moon, on David Thorpe’, Art Monthly, February


‘Cleaning the Garden - Zarina Bhimji', Portfolio, December

‘Wah-Wah: The Sound of Crying or the Sound of an Electric Guitar: The Work of Gillian Wearing', Parkett, Spring


‘Studio Crawl: Marc Quinn, Kiki Smith, Georgina Starr', Elle Decoration, November

‘Live in Your Head: Sculpture & Some Photographs by Ana Genoves’, Make, June-July

‘Profile on Siobhán Hapaska’, Art Monthly, February

‘I Love You to Death, Edward Stewart/Stephanie Smith’, Art/Text, November

‘A League of His Own, on Roderick Buchanon’, Art Monthly, September

‘Walking the Plank, on John Wood and Paul Harrison’, Art Monthly, April


‘The Animal Bride, on Lucy Gunning’, Art Monthly, October

‘Tabula Rasa, on Martin Creed’, Art Monthly, April


‘Hammering it out in Europe.’ Interviews with 10 European auction houses,  Flash Art, May/June

books and catalogues

book chapters/anthologies



short news articles

book reviews

film reviews

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interviewing James Lee Byars, Venice Biennale, 1993