Selected Work

No. 16, 2012-2016
Mixed Media
71 x 45 x 60 inches
BT8549

No. 44, 2012
Mixed Media
76 x 16 x 16 inches
BT8550

No. 35, 2012
Mixed media
89 x 66 x 51 in.
BT8561

No. 37, 2011
Mixed media
39 x 15 x 14 in.
BT8269

Winners and Losers, 2016
Vintage presidential campaign buttons on canvas in two parts
45 1/2 x 91 x 2 in.
BT8558

Spirits ’76, 2016
Mixed media
29 x 51 x 7 1/2 in.
BT9464

“A Time For Choosing”, 2016
Mixed media
17 x 7 x 36 in.
BT9465

No.3, 2012
Mixed media
3 1/4 x 13 3/4 x 9 inches (object)
33 1/4 x 20 1/4 x 15 3/4 inches (overall)
BT8559

No. 1 (Second Inaugural Address), 2012
16 1/2 x 12 x 12 inches
BT8557

No. 34, 2012
Mixed media
10 X 30 X 7 inches
BT8560

No. 40, 2012
Edition of 10
Mixed media
17 x 6 x 7 inches (object)
65 x 14 x 14 (overall)

“Cheaper by the Dozen”, 2008
dolls, Astro turf, plywood, and platinum silicon rubber
40 X 69 X 54 inches

Pinko, 2009
Communist-Era finial, and platinum silicon rubber
112 X 20 X 53 inches

Jerusalem Street, 2009
Plastic nativity set, metal shopping cart, platinum silicon rubber
60X40X28 inches

Nothing but Net, 2009
plywood, hoop, platinum silicon rubber
11 X 48 X 29 inches

Vanitas Vanitatum, 2009
found hairdryer, linoleum tiles,  platinum silicon rubber
50 X 36 X 36 inches

Go Ask Alice, 2009
found vinyl bean bag chair, platinum silicon rubber
24 X 56 X 56 inches

Mobile, 2009
white wall tire, rope, and platinum silicon rubber
145 X 24 X 26 inches

Gothic Revival Bed, 1993
White oak, leather and vestment cloth
40 X 89 X 113 inches 

Play Dieu, 1994
White oak
45 X 34 X 17 inches

Declaration of Independence Desk-Lyndon, 1967, 1994
Basilico Fine Arts, New York, NY
Wood, felt, brass fittings
9 3/4 X 14 1/2 X 3 1/4 inches

Declaration of Independence- Henry Ford 1920’s, 1994
Basilico Fine Arts, New York, NY
Wood, felt, brass fittings
9 3/4 X 14 1/2 X 3 1/2 inches

Declaration of Independence- Brian Tolle 1990’s, 1994
Basilico Fine Arts, New York, NY
Cardboard
9 3/4 X 14 1/2 X 3 1/4 inches

The Philadelphia, 1995
Artists Space, New York, NY
Mixed media
14 X 53 X 15 feet

Raising the Philadelphia, 1995
Cast bronze medal, oak stand
11 X 9 X 2 1/2 inches

Views from America’s Attic, 1995
Hand-carved Styrofoam, hand-colored photo
33 X 29 inches

Benjamin’s WitchCatcher, 1997
Pine, glass, Duratrans
22 1/2 X 22 1/2 X 3 inches

Springtime on Schenk Farm
Pine, glass, Duratrans
22 1/2 X 22 1/2 X 3 inches

WitchCatcher, 1998
Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art
Mixed media
Size variable

Common Place, Common Consent, 1998
Hand-carved Styrofoam, liquid light projection
53 X 40 inches diameter

Common Consent, 1998 (installation view)
Mixed media
Size variable 

Dunsmuir Street, 1999
Pine, glass, Duratrans
17 1/2 X 43 1/2 X 6 inches; 35 1/4 X 6 inches

Form Follows Faction, 1999
Pine, glass, Duratrans
17 1/2 X 50 1/2 X 6 inches; 35 1/2 X 43 3/4 X 6 inches

Model City (view B), 2000
Reedwood, wrought iron, Durantrans
51 X 33 1/2 X 6 inches

Model City (view C), 2000
Redwood, wrought iron, Durantrans
51 X 33 1/2 X 6 inches

Job and Alice, 2006
Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
Hand carved Styrofoam, robotics, acrylic paint
14 1/2 X 10 X 6 feet each

Join or Die, 2006
ICA, Philadelphia, PA
Mixed media
Installation size variable

Threshold, 2006
New School University, New York, NY
Fiberglass, paint
9 X 5 feet

Irish Hunger Memorial, 2002
Battery Park City, New York, NY
Mixed media, one half acre

Irish Hunger Memorial (detail), 2002
Battery Park City, New York, NY
Mixed media, one half acre

Irish Hunger Memorial (detail), 2002
Battery Park City, New York, NY
Mixed media, one half acre

Irish Hunger Memorial (night view), 2002
Battery Park City, New York, NY
Mixed media, one half acre

Witchcatcher, 2003
City Hall, New York, NY
Styrofoam, urethane, Dryvit, Brick
25 x 27 x 32 feet

Eureka, 2000
Gent, Belgium
Styrofoam, urethane, Dryvit, steel, wood
40 x 15 x 3 feet

Biography

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Brian Tolle



Education

  • 1994 Yale University School of Art, MFA
  • 1992 Parsons School of Design, BFA
  • 1986 SUNY at Albany, Political Science, BA

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2016Brian Tolle: POTUS, CRG Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2015Brian Tolle: Bordering Utopia. University Art Museum, Albany, NY
  • 2012Brian Tolle: Commander in Chief, CRG Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2009Levittown, CRG Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2006Gadget (serial exhibition), Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
  • Die or Join, ICA, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2005For the Gentle Wind Doth Move Silently Invisibly, Cleveland Public Art, Mall B, Cleveland, OH
  • 2000Llano del Rio, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, CA
  • 1999Llano del Rio, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
  • 1998Schmidt Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO
  • Common Consent, Basilico Fine Arts, New York, NY
  • 1996Overmounted Interior, Basilico Fine Arts, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions

  • 2016 In/Dwelling: Meditations on Built Environments as Cultural Narrative, Rowan University Art Gallery, Glassboro, NJ
  • 2014 HOMELAND [IN]SECURITY: VANISHING DREAMS, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs, Long Island City, NY
  • 2013 Inaugural Exhibition, The Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH
  • 2012 2nd Western China International Bienniale, Tian Ye Art Museum
  • 2010 On and Off the Wall: Seven Sculptors, CRG Gallery, NY
  • Faraway Nearby-Addressing Suburbia, Nerman Musem of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS
  • 2009 Parsons Pink Slips: Selected Work by the Department of Fine Arts Adjunct Faculty, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY
  • Art Brussels, 27th Contemporary Art Fair, Brussels, Belgium
  • Chelsea visits Havana, Tenth Havana Biennial, Museos Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba(cat.)
  • Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
  • 2008 Art Basel, Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, FL
  • Ours: Democracy in the Age of Branding, The Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY
  • Mildred’s Lane, Alexander Gray Associates Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2007 Mr. President, University Art Museum, University at SUNY Albany, Albany, NY
  • 40 Years of Public Art, The Arsenal Gallery, Central Park, New York, NY (cat.)
  • 2006 THE BONG SHOW or This Is Not a Pipe, Curated by Beverly Semmes, Leslie Tonkanow Gallery, New York, NY
  • Liverpool Biennial International 06, Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Collection/Selection, Curated by Francine Benjo and Potassio Pliffi, Esso Gallery and Books, New York, NY
  • 2005 Down the Garden Path: The Artist’s Garden After Modernism, organized by Valerie Smith, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY (cat.)
  • Li.brar.y, Contermporary Art Galleries at University of Connecticut, Stamford, CT
  • 2004 The Voting Booth Project, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
  • Lustwarande 04: Disorientation By Beauty, De Oude Warande, Tilburg, Netherlands (cat.)
  • Extinct Extant: Art in the Environment II, part of The Big Nothing, The Schuylkill Center, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2003 Absence into Presence: The Art, Architecture and Design of Remembrance, Aronson Galleries, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
  • Metrospective, New York City Hall Park, New York, NY
  • Pursuit of Happiness, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland (cat.)
  • Eire | Land, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA (cat.)
  • 2002 I Bienal Ceará América, De ponta-cabeça, Bienal de Arte Contemporânea das
  • Americas, Fortaleza-Ceará, Brazil (cat.) Curated by Jan Joet and Philippe Van Cauteren
  • The Presidential Suite, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY
  • Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (cat.)
  • Never Never Land, Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts, Camden, NJ
  • Pictures, Patents, Monkeys, and More… On Collecting, guest curated by Ingrid Shaffner for Independent Curators International (traveling), Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA (cat.)
  • 2001 Alumni Choice: An Exhibition of Works on Paper, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT (cat.)
  • Sonsbeek 9: LocusFocus, organized by Jan Hoet, Sonsbeek, Arnhem, Netherlands (cat.)
  • Crossing the Line, organized by Valerie Smith, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY (cat.)
  • Never Never Land, Contemporary Art Center, Tampa, FL
  • Pictures, Patents, Monkeys, and More… On Collecting, guest curated by Ingrid Shaffner for Independent Curators International (traveling), Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA (cat.)
  • 2000 Over the Edges: The Corners of Ghent, a part of the Charles V 1500-2000 Project, organized by Jan Hoet for the Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent, Belgium (cat.)
  • Innuendo, Dee Glasoe, New York, NY
  • Never Never Land, University Galleries at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL (traveling)
  • 1999 Comfort Zone: Furniture by Artists, curated by Amy Wolf, organized by the Public Art Fund, Paine Webber Art Gallery, New York
  • Free Coke, GreeneNaftali Inc., New York
  • Holding Court, Entwistle, London, England
  • 1998 Genius loci, Kunsthalle, Bern, Switzerland (cat.)
  • Young Americans 2, The Saatchi Collection, London, England (cat.)
  • Here: Artists’ Interventions at the Aldrich Museum, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, CT
  • Light on the New Millennium, Pusan Metropolitan Art Museum, Busan, Korea
  • 1997 projects.doc: Selections from the Robert J. Schiffler Collection and Archive, Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati, OH
  • 9 to 5 @ MetroTech: New Commissions for the Commons, sponsored by Public Art Fund, MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, NY
  • Tableaux, curated by Bonnie Clearwater, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL and The Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, TX
  • AJAR, curated by Atle Gerhardsen, Galleri F15, Moss, Norway (cat.)
  • Heaven-Private View: Public View, curated by Joshua Decter, P.S.1, Long Island City, NY
  • 1996 Intermission, curated by Matthew Ritchie and Toland Grinnell, part of “Can We Talk: A Forum on Dialogue,” Basilico Fine Arts, New York
  • Adicere Animos, la Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea e Pinacoteca Nazionale, Cesena, Italy (cat.)
  • Verrückt, Museum der Stadt, Arlosen, Germany (cat.)
  • Handmade/Readymades, Bertha & Karl Leubdorf Art Gallery, Hunter College, New York (cat.)
  • 1995 Verrückt, Schloss Agathenburg, Agatheburg, Germany (cat.)
  • Summer Fling, Basilico Fine Arts, New York
  • Customized Terror, Artist’s Space, New York (cat.)
  • Möbius Strip, Basilico Fine Art, New York (cat.)
  • 1994 The Shape of Time, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

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  • “Q&A: What’s that brick helix in City Hall Park?,” lowermanhattan.info, January 24 (illus.)
  • “Richard Avedon vs. Brian Tolle,” BlackBook, Winter 2004: pp.64-86 (illus.)
  • Richardson, Lynda, “Like Potato Fields, His Memorial Lies Fallow,” New York Times, Public Lives, May 14: pg B2 (illus.)
  • Richardson, Lynda, “With Art All the Rage Again, Projects Are Finished,” The New York Times, January 23, The Metro Section: cover.
  • “Saint Patrick’s Day Parade,” WNBS-TV, New York. February 17
  • Smith, Liz, entertainment.excite.com/celebgossip/lizsmith March 11
  • Smith, Liz, “A Miraculous Pairing,” Newsday, March 11: p. A11
  • Smith, Liz, “Working miracles,” New York Post, March 11: p.18
  • Smith, Liz, “Working miracles,” pagesix.com, March 11
  • Temin, Christine, “museum tackles a sprawling subject With ‘Eire/Land,’ Boston College,” The Boston Globe February 5
  • The New York Sun, January 13: cover (illus.)
  • “The Pursuit of Happiness,” NzzTicket, January 23: p. 57
  • “The Pursuit of Happiness – utopische und alternative Wohnformen,” Tec21, February 14: p. 46 (illus.)
  • Tobler, Konrad, “Auf der Suche nach dem Glück,” Berner Zeitung January 24: p. 20
  • Tobler, Konrad, “Auf der Suche nach dem Glück,” Solothurner Tagblatt January 24: p. 20
  • Tobler, Konrad, “Auf der Suche nach dem Glück,” Thuner Tagblatt January 24: p. 20
  • “Vernetzung und bewegliche Kreativität,” Freiburger Nachrichten, January 24: p. 9 (illus.)
  • “Winter Festival 2003,” nyc.gov/winterfest, January 9
  • 2002“AOH and Mayor Visit the Irish Hunger Memorial”, Record Pilot, November 21: pp. 3, 24 (illus.)
  • “Arthur: Inside Irish Art”, The Dubliner, October: p. 26.
  • Baird, Daniel, “The 2002 Whitney Biennial The Whitney Museum of Art,” The Brooklyn Rail, Early Summer: pp. 15-16
  • Barth, Jonathan.  New York Post.  June 17: p.34.
  • “Biennial in the Park,” artnet.com, January 10
  • Bernstein, Fred. “Irish prided meets gay pride”, The Advocate.  October 1: p.56-7 (illus.)
  • Bollen, Christopher, “Outsider Art,” V Magazine, March/April (illus.)
  • Braunstein, Peter, “Brave New Whitney,” W Magazine, March: pp. 198-99
  • Breslin, Jimmy.  “A Grim Walking Tour of City’s Misery Mile”.  Newsday.  July 18: p.A4.
  • Breslin, Jimmy. “The Sacred Ground Is the City at Work”, Newsday. December 19: p.A4.
  • Buddick, Ariella, “Piece of the Biennial Take to the Park,” Newsday, March 6
  • Chady, Richard.  “Two Alumni Create Irish Hunger Memorial”.  Class Notes.
  • Cotter, Holland.  “Rain or Shine, Residing Outdoors”.  The New York Times.  August 9:  pp.E29, E31.
  • “Critics’s picks”, Time Out. August 29-September 5: p.98
  • DeFalco, Donna. “Heritage Sustained”, The Naperville Sun. September 29:   pp. 3, 5 (illus.)
  • Deignan, Tom.  “Dedication of Irish Memorial a solemn event”.  Staten Island Register.  July 16: p.6.
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  • Deigan, Tom.  “Ireland’s Own in New York City”.  Irish Voice.  July 17- 23.
  • Deigan, Tom.  “The Man Behind the Memorial”.  Irish Voice.  July 17 – 23.
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  • McGee, Celia, “A Breath of Fresh Air: The Whitney Biennial Pokes its Head Outdoors,” New York Daily News, March 3: p.15
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  • McKinley, Stephen, “Both enduring and ephemeral, Famine memorial emerges,” Irish Echo, July 3-9: p. 7
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  • Schama, Simon.  “Pangs A Patch of Earth”.  The New Yorker.  August 19-26:  pp.58, 60.
  • Schoeneman, Deborah, “Gallery on grass: Take a sculpture hike through Central Park,” March 7
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  • Smyth, Patrick, “A field in New York that is forever Ireland,” The Irish Times, July 20
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  • “Whitney Biennial in Central Park,” tema celeste, March/April
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  • “Construction to Begin On Irish Memorial at Vesey Green,” Battery Park City Broadsheet, March 9-25: p.1
  • “Cornerstone is laid for famine memorial,” Times Union, July 18: p. B2
  • De Keyzer, Laurens and Rony Heirman, Jan Hoet LXV, Gent: Ludion/Vrienden van het S.M.A.K., p.78
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  • Deignan, Tom, “NYC Artist to Design Battery Park City Exhibit,” Irish Voice, March 8-14
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  • Dunlap, David W., “Memorial to the Hunger, Complete With Old Sod,” The New York Times, March 15: p.E1
  • Dunlap, David W., “Worn Down and Irish, and Moving Over Here,” The New York Times, May 30: p.B3
  • Eleey, Peter, “A Quiet Incursion in Queens: Public Art as Infiltrator and Saboteur,” The Brooklyn Rail, October/November: pp.23-24
  • Hammatt, Heather, “In Living Memory,” Landscape Architecture, August: p.20
  • Hoet, Jan, and Dieter Roelstraete, exhibition catalogue for Sonsbeek 9: LocusFocus, Arnhem, Sonsbeek, the Netherlands, pp. 345-49
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  • “Irish Hunger Memorial Groundbreaking,” Downtown Express, March 27-April 9: p.14
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  • McGowan, Carl, “Exhibit Crosses Over the Line,” Newsday, August 26: p. Q14
  • Roelstraete, Dieter, “Rolling Green Hills: New York City’s Irish Hunger Memorial,” DIASPORA (Mediatijdschrift no.158), pp.102-13
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  • Siggins, Lorna, “Co Mayo Famine House to Be Rebuilt in US,” The Irish Times, June 2: p.3
  • Simpson, Bennett, “Crossing the Line, Queens Museum of Art, New York,” Frieze, October: pp. 96-97 (illus.)
  • Sotheby’s.com, “BOMB Magazine’s 20th Anniversary On-Line Benefit Auction,” catalogue, May: p.25
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  • Valden, Diane, “Local Irish famine memorial is echoed in Battery Park,” The Independent (Hillsdale, NY), March 16: p.17
  • Vogel, Carol, “Inside Art: A Homegrown Biennial,” The New York Times, November 16: p. E30
  • Wazuka, Margaret, “Artist Brian Tolle and 1100 Architect Design Half-Acre Irish Hunger Memorial at New York City’s Battery Park City,” Design Architecture News (online), April 12
  • Wehr, Anne, “Queens Sized,” TimeOut New York, August 16-23, p.46 (illus.)
  • “World’s Fair Remembered Through Exhibit Lights,” Queens Chronicle, August 2: p.27-28
  • 2000Arning, Bill, “Featured Artist: Brian Tolle”, Honcho, March: pp.61-62
  • “Beinecke Show Traces Americans’ Utopian Visions,” Yale Bulletin, February 11: p.5
  • Blackwell, Josh, “Brian Tolle at Shoshana Wayne”, Art issues, summer: p.49.
  • Bollen, Christopher, “Innuendo at Dee/Glasoe” TimeOut New York, June 29 – July 6.
  • “Center For New Design At Parsons School Of Design Participates In Exhibition In Ghent,” Antiques & The Arts Weekly, June 9
  • Christie’s, Contemporary Art (Day Sale), auction catalogue from May 17 sale, New York, p.44 (lot 143)
  • Comte, Béatrice, “De l’art… ou du cochon,” Le Figaro, April 21
  • Gisoul, Guy, “Dans les rues de Gand,” Le vif/L’express, April 14: p. 87.
  • Goings On About Town, “Innuendo”, The New Yorker, July 3
  • Hoet, Jan, exhibition catalogue for Over the Edges: The Corners of Ghent, a part of the Charles V 1500-2000 Project, organized by Jan Hoet for the Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent, Belgium
  • “Innuendo,” The New Yorker, July 3: p.14
  • Johnson, Ken, “Innuendo at Dee/Glasoe”, The New York Times, July 7
  • Loire, Cédric, “Gand, de l’autre côté du miroir,” DDO, June/July/August: pp.10-11
  • “Musing on Mickey: Never Never Land Attempts to Dissect the Mouse Through Art,” City Link, November 8
  • N’Diay, Michel, “’Over The Edges’: Quand le Museé déborde dans la ville… ”
  • 1999Dietz, Paula, “Making What’s Public Private”, The New York Times,May 2: p. 29.
  • Kaplan, Renee, “And on Another Furniture Front”, Newsday, April 11.
  • 1998“9 to 5 at Metrotech: Brian Tolle,” inprocess, Spring, p.5
  • Adeyemi, Ester, “Ausstellung ‘Genius Loci’ in der Kunsthalle Bern,” Berner Bolfszeitung, January 27: p.2
  • Adeyemi, Ester, “Ausstellung ‘Genius Loci’ in der Kunsthalle Bern: Eine Standortbestimmung?,” Der Landbole, January 31: p.28
  • Anderson, Melinda, “Brian Tolle at Basilico,” Art & Auction, May: p.82
  • Avgikos, Jan, “Brian Tolle,” Artforum, October: pp.123-24
  • Avgikos, Jan, “The Shape of Art at the End of the Century,” Sculpture,    pp.46-53
  • Blair, Dike, “Here: Artists’ Interventions at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art,” The Thing – Internet Magazine, November 3
  • “Blick auf das Naheliegende,” Zürichsee-Zeitung, January 29: p.20
  • Bona, Clara and Elisabetta Pincherele, “Ho trovato l’America,” La Republica Delle Donne, August 31
  • Daniel, Jeff, “What’s an Original? 2 Shows Explore the Same Theme Differently?,” St. Louis Dispatch, April 19
  • Del Re, Gianmarco, “Young Americans 2: Parts I & II,” Flash Art, November/December: p.66“
  • Der neue Direktor der Kunsthalle Bern befragt die Stätte seines Wirkens,” Berner Rundschau, January 29: p.10
  • Eleey, Peter, “Now and Later Fails to Offer Viewers the Full Picture,” The Yale Herald, April 10: p.16
  • “Erste Ausstellung des neuen Direktors,” Basellandschaftliche Zeitung,  January 24: p.7
  • “Genius loci,” L’Hebdo, January 29: p.82
  • “‘Genius loci’: Ausstellung in Kunsthalle Bern,” Der Zürcher Oberländer, January 28: p.26
  • “’Genius loci’ in der Kunsthalle Bern,” Walliser Bote, January 16: p.13
  • “’Genius loci’: Kunsthalle Bern,” Swiss Agenda, February 2: p.6
  • Gould, Claudia and Valerie Smith (eds), 5000 Artists Return to Artists Space: 25 Years, NewYork: Artists Space, pp.138, 266, 284-85
  • Glueck, Grace, “A Chair, a Fireplace, Binoculars: Sculpture to Be Seen on the Street,” The New York Times, January 16: p. E39
  • Kimmelman, Michael, “Common Consent,” The New York Times, May 29: p.E39
  • Koplos, Janet, “Bonnie Collura at Basilico Fine Arts,” Art in America, September
  • Krebs, Edith, “Im weissen Würfel,” Tages Anzeiger, February 17: p.55
  • “Kunsthalle de Berne: Quand l’esprit des lieux risque de passer inaperçu,” La Liberté, February 7: p.26
  • Levin, Kim, “Tony Matelli”, Village Voice, February 9: p. 72.
  • Light on the New Millenium, exhibition catalogue, organized as part of   the ’98 Pusan International Contemporary Art Festival, Pusan Metropolitan Art Museum, Pusan, Korea, pp. 96 (illus.), 161
  • Lombardi, D. Dominick, “’Here’ Is Where You Should Be,” The Bedford Pound Ridge Record Review, October 23
  • Negrotti, Rosanna, “States of Mind,” What’s On, October 7: pp.8-9
  • Oberholzer, Niklaus, “Kunst, die Räume öffnet,” Neue Nidwaldner Zeitung, January 28: p.42
  • Philbrick, Harry, Here: Artists’ Interventions at the Aldrich Museum, exhibition catalogue, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT, p.13
  • Ramp, Stefanie, “It’s All Here,” Fairfield County Weekly, September 24-30
  • Ritchie, Matthew, “Love, Sweat and Tears,” Flash Art, November/December: pp.78-81
  • Saltz, Jerry, “Jason Dodge ‘Helsinki,’” TimeOut, May 7-14: p.64.
  • Schwendener, Martha, “Common Consent,” TimeOut, May 21-28: p.59
  • Searle, Adrian, “The Infants Liam and Noel…,” The Guardian, September 7: pp.10-11
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  • Tschanz, Françoise, “Y a-t-il un esprit dans la salle?,” Journal du Jura, February 6: p.21
  • Zaugg, Fred, “Kunsthalle Bern,” Der Bund, January 23: p.7
  • Zimmer, William, “A Dozen Artists at Work Within a Challenging Space,” The New York Times, November 22: p.24 (illus.)
  • Zwez, Annelise, “Auf den Spuren eines Mythos am Helvetiaplatz,” Aargauer Zeitung, January 27: p.49
  • 1997Arning, Bill, “Public Address: A Show Grows in Brooklyn,” TimeOut New York, November 27-December 4: p.51
  • Brunslid, Morten, “Samspill uten et tema,” Moss Avis, April 18
  • Findsen, Owen, “Aronoff Exhibit Not Art, But an Art Event,” The Cincinnati Enquirer, July 13
  • Findsen, Owen, “Exhibit at Aronoff is a Diverse Delight,” The Cincinnati Enquirer, July 6: pp.E1, E6
  • Flor, Harald, “Samspill og solo”
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  • Skappel, Grania, “Tilfeldig på Alby?, Moss Dagblad, April 18: p.33 (illus.)
  • Turner, Elise, “Scenes in Tableaux Expose Life’s Fakery, Underbelly,” Miami Herald, May 11: pp.11, 41
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  • 1996Avgikos, Jan, “Best & Worst 1996, Best: ‘Tolle House,’” Artforum, December: p.104
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  • Levin, Kim, “Voice Choices,” The Village Voice, May 14: p.9
  • Mahoney, Robert, “Brian Tolle, ‘Overmounted Interior,’” TimeOut New York, May 15-22, No. 34: p.24
  • Ritchie, Matthew, “The Architecture of Possibility,” Performing Arts Journal, September, vol.XVIII, No. 3
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  • Servetar, Stuart, “Brian Tolle, ‘Overmounted Interior,’” New York Press, May 8-14: p.81
  • Servetar, Stuart, “Ouverture: Brian Tolle,” Flash Art, Summer: p.124
  • Smith, Roberta, “Enter Youth, Quieter and Subtler,” The New York Times,   May 17
  • Smith, Roberta, “Handmade Readymades,” The New York Times,March 3: p. C20
  • Wallach, Amei, “Overrun, Soho’s Art World Shifts Ground,” The New York Times, May 12: p. H51, H54
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  • 1995Avgikos, Jan, “Up, Up and Away,” Interview Magazine, May: p.44
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  • Schiff, Hajo, “New York im Schloss,” Taz Hamburg, September 27: p.23
  • Servetar, Stuart, “Pick,” New York Press, July 28: p.53
  • “‘Ver-rückt’ Sieben aus New York,” Stader Tageblatt, July 5
  • “Ver-rückt Kunst: Sieben Junge New Yorker Stellen Aus,” Stader Tageblatt, September 20
  • 1994Plaganis, Margaret, “Time Bombed,” The Hartford Advocate,September 29
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Awards

  • 2008 The Art Commission of the City of New York Award for Excellence in Design
  • 2003 Irish American Historical Society
  • Irish American Heritage Committee – Irishman of the Year
  • Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award

Selected Collections, Commissions and Public Works

  • 2016Pagent, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2015Outflow, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • 2014Origin, University of Houston, Houston, TX
  • 2012Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
  • Landscape of Memory, City of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Manhattan Bridge/Flatbush Avenue, Percent of Art, New York, NY
  • 2010  Remembering Walter H. Deubner – the inventor of the shopping bag, Los Cerritos, LA
  • Simnai Dirdro (Twisted Chimney), Rhymney, Wales, UK
  • Collins Park, City of Miami Beach, Miami Beach, FL
  • 2007 Stronghold, Washington State Arts Commission, Seattle, WA
  • 2006  Threshold, New School University, New York, NY
  • 2004 Cleveland Public Art, Cleveland, OH
  • 2003 City Hall, New York, NY
  • 2002 Irish Hunger Memorial, Battery Park City, NY, a one-half acre sculpture on the Hudson River, reshaping the landscape with a full-scale replica of a hillside Irish farm desiccated by the potato famine.
  • Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum, New York, NY
  • 2001 Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY
  • 2000 S.M.A.K. (Municipal Museum of Contemporary Art), Gent, Belgium
  • GSA, Federal Courthouse, Jackson, MI, proposal

Press

2016
2012
ART OBSERVER November 09, 2012
The New York Times October 25, 2012
ARTE FUSE All Hail To The Chief by Brian Tolle October 16, 2012
The New York Times The Potato, as Art and Instrument October 12, 2012
GUEST of a GUEST Everything You Need To Know This Week On New York's Art Scene October 11, 2012
The Huffington Post We Talk Endlessly About the Next President, But What About Our Past Presidents? October 11, 2012