Jenny Wu

Jenny Wu

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Art Writing

Symbionts: Contemporary Artists and the Biosphere (forthcoming in Art in America)

Hannah Wilke: Art for Life’s Sake (BOMB)

Carla Zaccagnini: Cuentos de cuentas (Accounts of Accounting) (Brooklyn Rail)

Visible (Brooklyn Rail)

A Long View of What is Near: The Place-Based Work of PSA (Harp & Altar)

The Promiscuity of Order: Literally means collapse at SculptureCenter (forthcoming in Harp & Altar)

Organic Intellectuals: Attention Line at Artists Space (forthcoming in X-TRA)


Himali Singh Soin: The quantum entanglement of all mountains (forthcoming in Artforum)

Sharing Drafts: Joeun Kim Aatchim Interviewed by Jenny Wu (BOMB)

Book Reviews

Prisoner of Love: On João Gilberto Noll’s Hugs and Cuddles (Astra)

Concerning My Daughter by Hye-jin Kim (forthcoming in Asymptote)

Harmada by João Gilberto Noll (Asymptote)

Possibly Related Characters: On Li Zi Shu’s The Age of Goodbyes (Los Angeles Review of Books)

Was It a Betrayal?: On Kate Zambreno’s To Write as if Already Dead (Los Angeles Review of Books)

Tangled Muses: On Chelsea Martin’s Tell Me I’m an Artist (The Millions)

The Shape of Thought: On Emily Hall’s The Longcut (The Millions)

Disappearing Bodies in Elizabeth McCracken’s The Hero of This Book (Ploughshares)

Distraction and Delight in Caio Fernando Abreu’s Moldy Strawberries (Ploughshares)

Central Places by Delia Cai (forthcoming in The Washington Post)

Short Fiction

Ice (BOMB)

Eating Alone (The Literary Review)

Personal Essays

A Love Letter to Rogaine (forthcoming in New York Times Magazine)

Hannah Wilke, Seashore, 1975, courtesy Ronald Feldman Gallery, NY, and Pulitzer Arts Foundation, MO.
Carla Zaccagnini, Película hablada (Spoken movie), 2017-19. Produced with the Support of The School of Visual Arts, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen. Courtesy Amant Foundation.
Vaginal Davis, The White to Be Angry (still), 1999, courtesy the artist and Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin.
Joeun Kim Aatchim, Total Discomfort-Comfort – Time Passing, a Reversed Care. Mother Washing a Grown-up Daughter, 2020–, courtesy Harper’s, NY.
Click to read “Ice,” featured in BOMB #150.
Click to read “Eating Alone,” featured in TLR #62.2.