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Art - Bio

I. Art Exhibitions & Public Installations
II. Books
III. Lectures / Presentations
IV. Art Bibliography

I. Art Exhibitions & Public Installations

= Installation photos

Moral Dilemmas and Inside Out, Reykjavík Arts Festival, Reykjavík, Iceland, May 2010

David Byrne Art Exhibition 関連特別イベント, VACANT by NO IDEA, Tokyo, Japan, 11–26 December
Arboretum, Electric Works Project Space, San Francisco, CA, July 16 – August 21 [with Dave Eggers drawings]

Economy of Scale, Hemphill, Washington, DC, November 7 – December 23, 2009

Playing the Building, Roundhouse, London, UK, 8–31 August

Voice of Julio / Vox de Julio in Máquinas y Almas. Arte Digital (Machines and Souls. Digital Art), Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain, June 26 – October 13 (with David Hanson)
It's Not Only Rock and Roll, Baby, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium, June 19 – September 5
SUPERMODELS II: Real vs Unreal, LIPANJEPUNTIN Contemporary Art, Rome, December 13, 2007– January 24, 2008

Playing the Building presented by Creative Time, Battery Maritime Building, New York, NY, May 31 – August 24
Bike Racks installed on NYC streets, in collaboration with the NYC Department of Transportation and PaceWildenstein Gallery

Furnishing the Self — Upholstering the Soul [Chairs], Hemphilll Fine Arts, Washington DC, November 3 – December 22 

• Deaf 2: From the Audible to the Visible, Galerie Frank Elbaz, Paris, France, September 8 – October 13, 2007
Notes on Utopia, Maya Stendhal Gallery, New York, NY, March 1 – April 28

Furnishing the Self — Upholstering the Soul [Chairs], Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York, NY, October 19 – November 25  

Playing the Building, audio installation, Färgfabriken, Stockholm, Sweden, October 8 – November 13

• Destination Works at PULSE/Miami, Miami, FLA, December 1 – 4 [Voting Booth Project]

The New Sins, lightbox installation, CONTACT Toronto Photography Festival, Toronto, Canada, May 1 – 31 

Trees, Tombstones and Bullet Points, George Eastman House, Rochester, NY, October 2, 2004 – February 6, 2005


 The Voting Booth Project, Parsons Gallery, New York, NY, October 8 – December 5
Shhh! Sounds In Spaces, audio installation, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England, May 20 – August 30

Tactical Action, Gigantic ArtSpace, New York, NY, April 14 – June 10 [Corporate Signs]


What is It?,  Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC,
July 19 – September 26 
David Byrne, Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York, NY, March 6 – April 26 


Illegal Art: Freedom of Expression in the Corporate Age, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA, July 2–25, 2003; Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, October 3 – November 2, 2003; Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, FL, February 2 – April 2, 2006; Pacific Northwest College of Art Feldman Gallery + Project Space, Portland, OR, August 28 – October 21, 2006 [Corporate Signs]


The End of Reason, PowerPoint installation, Condé Nast building lobbies, 4 Times Square, New York, NY, September 10 – 17


Elective Affinities: A Trade Show Demonstration, Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, September 14 – October 19 [Individual works


• Art Basel Miami Beach, December 5-8
Tokyo Art Jungle, Tokyo International Forum, August 13–15 [PowerPoint]


"I Love This Crowd!", Sonic Garden, audio installation, World Financial Center, New York, NY, October 17 – November 30 (with Creative Time)
What is It?, Yamamoto subway installation, Tokyo Art Jungle Train, Tokyo, Japan, August 2–15 
Everything is Connected, 215' billboard installation, Saks 5th Ave Project Art, New York, NY, May 29 – July 7 
The New Sins, lightbox installation, Sydney Festival, Sydney, Australia, January 5–26 


Indices: New and Ongoing Work by David Byrne, Maryland Institute College of Art, Decker Gallery, Baltimore, MD, November 9 - December 16 


The New Sins, public book distribution, Cuerpo & Pecado, Valencia Biennial, Valencia, Spain, June-October


The Wedding Party (with Adelle Lutz), LipanjePuntin Artecontemporanea, Trieste, Italy, November 24-February 1, 2001


Supermodel, LipanjePuntin Arctconetmporanea, Treste, Italy, June 17-September 15    
Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH, January 29-April 2


Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, June 25-August 20 
Better Living Through Chemistry, Lloyd Jerome Gallery, Glasglow, Scotland, May 8-July 1
Your Action World, Marino alla Scala Art Center, Milan, Italy, April 13-May 31 

Still <in> Motion, LipanjePuntin Artecontemporanea, Trieste, Italy, October 2-November 30
The Before Pictures, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA, September 14-December 1

Sleepless Nights, Strange Ritual, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland, November 12-December 12 
Fe, Centro Fotografico Alvarez Bravo, Oaxaca, Mexico, October 30 - January 10 
Summa Scientae Mundi, LipanjePuntin Artecontemporanea, Trieste, Italy, October 16 - December 15
Your Action World, Civico Museo Revoltella, Trieste, Italy, October 3 - November 2 
Glory! Sucess!  Ecstasy!, Aktionforum Praterinsel, Munich, Germany, September 26 - November 15 
Superego, LipanjePuntin Artecontemporanea, First Gramercy International, Gramercy Hotel, New York, NY, May 8 - 11

Warehouse: A Concept for Collecting, Exit Art/The First World, New York, NY, May 9
New York Color School, Valerie's Gallery, New York, NY,  May 2 - July 4
Welcome Tokion, George’s Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, March 17 - April 1

Under/Exposed, Subway Installation, Stokholm, Sweden, December 21 - January 3, 1999 
Better Living Through Chemistry, Billboard Project, A Belfast Festival at Queens and Ormeau • Baths Gallery Project, Belfast, Northern Ireland, Nov. 12-29 


Stairway to Heaven, Art Futura, Madrid, Spain, Oct. 14-19
Strange Ritual, La Foret Museum, Tokyo, Japan, April 22 - May 12 
Desire, McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX, March 7 - April 27 
ActionLoveGods!, Photographs Do Not Bend, Dallas, TX, March 7 - April 19

5 & 10: Art For Change, Tampa, FL, July 11 - 20
Just What Do You Think You’re Doing, Dave?, Williamsburg Art and Historical Society, Brooklyn, NY, June 21 - July 26
Rio Grande Project: A River Thirsting For Itself, Santa Fe, NM, June 20-Aug. 16
Icon, SF MOMA, San Francisco, CA, April 18-Sept. 16

Desire, Public Toilet Installation, San Francisco, CA, Jan. 9-22 
Kiosk & Guide, Flatiron Building, New York, NY, Sept. 8-15 

Anima Mundi, Camerawork, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 12, 1996 - Feb. 1, 1997
Stairway to Heaven, Phyllis Kind Gallery, Chicago, IL, Dec. 6, 1996 - Jan. 6, 1997
Strange Ritual, Bridge Center for Contemporary Art, El Paso, TX, Oct. 31 - Nov. 30
Strange Ritual, Il Ponte Gallery, Rome, Italy, Sept. 20 - Oct. 19
Strange Ritual, Gallery 44, Toronto, Canada, Sept. 6 - Oct. 5 
Desire, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA, Jul. 26 - Oct. 20 
Strange Ritual, Mylos Gallery, Thessoloniki, Greece, June 20 - July 14  
Strange Ritual, Galerie Ressle/Konsthandel, Stockholm, Sweden, Mar. 20 - Apr. 21
Strange Ritual, Gallery Anonimus, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Jan. 20 - Feb. 20
David Byrne: Strange Ritual, Photographers' Gallery, London, UK, Jan. 19 - Mar. 9

Luminous Image, The Alternative Museum, New York, NY, Nov. 16 - Jan. 18, 1997
Blind Spot: The First Four Years, Baldacci Gallery, New York, NY, Oct. 1-26
Nash's Greatest Hits,Photographers' Gallery, London, UK, Sept. 5 - Oct. 18
Inspire Courage, Alice Rubbini Gallery, Bologna, Italy, July 13 - Sept. 1
Sweat, Exit Art, New York, NY, June 15 - July 20.

Better Living Through Chemistry, Billboard Installation, A Space 25th-Anniversary, A Space, Toronto, Canada, Sept. 4-29 

Evidence of Human Habitation, Carousel Exhibition Space, Istanbul, Turkey, Dec. 5-18
David Byrne: Photographs, Books & Books, Coral  Gables, FL, Dec. 1, '95 - Jan. 3, '96
Strange Ritual, Cristinerose Gallery, New York, NY, Oct. 21 - Nov. 22
Strange Ritual, Chassie Post Gallery, Atlanta, GA Oct. 17 - Nov. 25
Sacred Objects, Sleepless Nights, Loja da Atalaia, Lisbon, June 20 - July 1   
Strange Ritual, Phyllis Kind Gallery, Chicago,  IL, June 2-28  
Evidence of Human Habitation, CEFFT, Zagreb, Apr. 10 - May 7  
Sacred Objects, Parco Gallery, Tokyo, Japan,  Mar. 30 - Apr. 25. Traveled to: Kiyumisu-dera Temple, Kyoto and Parco Gallery, Osaka, Japan
Sleepless Nights, Galerie Arndt & Partner, Berlin, Germany, Feb. 11 - Apr. 9  
Evidence of Human Habitation, Photo Center, Moscow,  Russia, Feb. 9 - Mar. 2  

The Colour Red, ACC Rheinhallen, Agrippinawerft, Cologne, Germany Nov. 3–15 (traveled in Germany until end of 1997)
Blind Spot Exhibition, 214 Lafayette Street, New York, NY, Oct. 6–8
Metamorphoses: Photography in the Electronic Age, FIT, New York, NY. Traveled to: Blaffer Gallery, Univ. of Houston, Texas, June 9-July 30, 1995; Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL, Feb. 25-Apr. 21, 1996; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, June 22 – Aug. 18, 1996; San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA, Sept. – Oct., 1996.
An Exhibition of Photographs to Benefit Tibet House NY, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY
Blind Spot, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX

Sacred Objects, Sleepless Nights, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland, Aug. 15 – Sept. 10  
David Byrne - En la Pared, Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, July 20 – Aug. 9  
Photo Works, Stelling Gallery, Leiden, Holland, Apr. 29 – May 29  
Faith, CBGB's 313 Gallery, New York, NY, Jan. 13 – Feb. 26  
Photo Works, Galerie Transit, Leuven, Belgium, Jan. 15 – Feb. 27

Summer Salon (Pictures We Like), Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, NY, July 8 – Aug. 26
Shot in El Paso, El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX, July 14 – Sept. 17

Dirty Birds, Wooster Gardens, New York, NY, July 1 – 31

Our Town, Burden Gallery, New York, NY, Sept. 9 - Dec. 19

Beyond Japan: A Photo Theatre, Barbican Art Gallery, London, UK,  July 11 - Sept. 22

Reproduced Authentic, Galerie Via Eight, Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 3-16

II. Books

Bicycle Diaries, Viking/Penguin, 2009
Arboretum, McSweeney's, San Francisco, CA, 2006
Envisioning Emotional Epistemological Information, Steidl / Pace/MacGill, Göttingen, Germany, 2003
David Byrne Asks You: What Is It?, Smart Art Press Pinspot #13, 2002
The New Sins / Los Nuevos Pecados, (English/Spanish), McSweeney's (U.S.) / Faber & Faber (UK/Europe), 2001; Bulgarian Edition: Prima, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2003; Paperback edition [English/Spanish, with added Sin]: McSweeney's, 2006
Your Action World, Chronicle Books, Edimar, Milan, Italy, 1998; San Francisco, CA, 1999
Strange Ritual, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA, 1995
True Stories, Penguin Books, New York, NY, 1986

[—>BUY books]

III. Lectures / Presentations

• "Creation in Reverse", TED, Long Beach, CA, February 11
• "Creation in Reverse", Stories in High Fidelity, Bowery Ballroom, New York, NY, February 3
• "Creation in Reverse", The Bell House, Brooklyn NY, January 11

• "Creation in Reverse", Open City Dialogue, Pete's Candy Store, Brooklyn NY, November 30

• "Connections between Biology and Culture, Sex and Beauty, Genes and Creativity" with Geoffrey Miller, ICA Boston, October 10
• "Resonating Frequencies", Center for Architecture, New York, NY, February 23

• "I [heart] PowerPoint", Adelaide Bank Festival of Arts, Artists' Week, Adelaide, Australia, March 5

• "Evil Art and Good Advertising", CONTACT Toronto Photography Festival, May 1
• "I [heart] PowerPoint":

• Marshall McLuhan Lecture, NYU, New York, NY, March 2
• Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, GA, March 3
• Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, March 4
• University of Washington, Seattle, WA, March 6
• UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, March 7
• UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, March 8
• Hammer Museum, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, March 9
• UC Irvine, Irvine, CA, March 10
• Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH, March 12

• "I [heart] PowerPoint", George Eastman House, Rochester, NY, October 1


• "I [heart] PowerPoint", (a WIRED icons event), LACMA Institute for Art and Cultures, Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, December 4
• "Evil Art and Good Advertising", Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC, September 24
• "Envisioning Emotional Epistemological Information", (a WIRED icons event with Lawrence Weschler), 92nd St. Y, New York, NY, September 15

• "Evil Art and Good Advertising", Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, November 7
• "Evil Art and Good Advertising", Whitechapel Gallery, London, October 9
• "David Byrne talks with Bill Buford", New Yorker Festival, New York, NY, Knitting Factory, September 28
• "Evil Art and Good Advertising", Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, September 15
• "City Arts and Lectures", (with Dave Eggers), San Francisco, CA, April 8
• "Public Art and Advertising", Stern School of Business, New York University, April 1
• "Public Art and Advertising", Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia, Jaunary 17

• "The New Sins", PowerPoint presentation / reading tour with McSweeney's:

• Crossing Borders festival, Amsterdam, Holland, October 26
• Angel Orensanz Foundation, New York, NY, September 24
• Square Books, Oxford, MS, August 21
• Book People, Austin, TX, August 13
• Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, August 5
• Cell Space, San Francisco, CA, July 29

• "America: Cult and Culture", American Institute of Graphic Arts, Eighth Biennial National Design Conference, Las Vegas, NV, September 29-October 2

• "Text and Image: Text as Image, Image as Text", National Graduate Seminar, American Photography Institute, New York University, NYC, June 7
• "Text and Image: Text as Image, Image as Text", School of Visual Arts, NYC, Dec 4

IV. Art Bibliography: Selected Press, Essays & Interviews

Radio interview, Víðsjá (Radio 1) with Guðni Tómasson, 12 May 2010, Icelandic/English [18 MB MP3, 18:54] [Moral Dilemmas, Inside Out]
Bannað að tala um Talking Heads, Morgunblaðið, 16 May 2010 [Moral Dilemmas, Inside Out]
Kastljós (The Spotlight) - TV interiew, RÚV (Icelandic National Broadcasting Service), 12 May 2010 [Moral Dilemmas, Inside Out]

"David Byrne", Art Papers, 12.08 [Playing the Building]
"David Byrne Does Bike Racks, Too", Stereogum, 8.20.08 [Bike Racks]
"NY Hosts 9 bicycle racks designed by David Byrne", AP, 8.20.08 [Bike Racks]
"Bloomberg Plays the Building", Gothamist, 15 August 2008 [Playing the Building]
"David Byrne, Cultural Omnivore, Raises Cycling Back to an Art Form", The New York Times, 8 August 2008 [Bike Racks]
"Biking with David Byrne", The Wall Street Journal, 18 July 2008 [Bike Racks]
"Abandon Normal Instruments", The Guardian (UK), 23 June 2008 [Playing the Building]
"Playing Walls of Sound", Chicago Tribune, 23 June 2008 [Playing the Building]
"El robot de David Byrne", El País, 20 June 2008 [Voice of Julio / Voz de Julio]
"The Pipes, the Pipes Are Calling", The Wall Street Journal, 17 June 2008 [Playing the Building]
"David Byrne: Playing the Building", BoingBoing TV, 10 June 2008 [Playing the Building]
"David Byrne Plays the Building", WNYC, 4 June 2008 [Playing the Building]
"David Byrne's art organ rocks New York building", Reuters, 3 June 2008 [Playing the Building]
"David Byrne: Sonic Architect", The Village Voice, 3 June 2008 [Playing the Building]
"My Building Has Every Convenience", New York Magazine, June 1, 2008 [Playing the Building]
"David Byrne's New Band, With Architectural Solos", The New York Times, May 30, 2008 [Playing the Building]
"This Building is Sound", Time Out New York, May 29, 2008 [Playing the Building]
"A Building for a Song", Newsweek, May 23, 2008 [Playing the Building]
"Art for All", DAMnº16, April/May 2008 [1.4MB PDF] [Public art & Playing the Building]

Paper, May 2007 [Chairs]

"End Product: The Book I Drew", Print, November–December 2006 [Arboretum]
"In the Modern World", Dwell, November 2006 [Arboretum]
"Why Chairs?", DB, October 2006 [Chairs]
Studio 360, September 15, 2006 [Arboretum]
"David Byrne – Arboretum", Paste, September 2006 [Arboretum]
"Imelda, Fatboy, a cabaret and me", The Sydney Morning Herald, February 22, 2006 [EEEI]

"Why?", DB, 2005 [Arboretum]
"Artiste of the Week", Entertainment Weekly, October 28, 2005 [Playing the Building]
"David Byrne Plays a Factory, Teams With Fatboy Slim", Pitchfork, November 7, 2005 [Playing the Building]
"Former 'Talking Head' turns factory into instrument", Reuters, October 10, 2005 [Playing the Building]
"Byrning Bright on Queen", Toronto The Globe and Mail, May 17, 2005 [The New Sins]
"PowerPoint Pathos", Financial Times, May 15, 2005 [EEEI]
"At once artist and huckster: David Byrne's New Sins conquer Queen St.", Toronto Star, April 30, 2005 [The New Sins]
"Using PowerPoint Analyzed by Artist", New University Paper, UC Irvine, March 30, 2005 [EEEI]
"The Art of PowerPoint", The Toronto Star, March 13, 2005 [EEEI]
"David Byrne Explores the Artistic Possibilities of PowerPoint in Berkeley Lecture", San Francisco Chronicle, March 11, 2005 [EEEI]
"No Backing Band, Just David Byrne and PowerPoint", Seattle Times, March 8, 2005 [EEEI]
"David Byrne Really Does [heart] PowerPoint, Berkeley Presentation Shows", UC Berkeley News, March 8, 2005 [EEEI]
"With the Lights Out, Henry Art Gallery", Seattle Weekly, March 8, 2005 [EEEI]
"David Byrne Apparently Loves PowerPoint", OC Weekly, March 4, 2005 [EEEI]
"Byrne, Baby, Byrne", LA Weekly, March 4, 2005 [EEEI]
"Business as Poetry, David Byrne's PowerPoint Art", The Stranger, March 3, 2005 [EEEI]
"David Byrne Makes his Point", The Oregonian, March 2, 2005 [EEEI]
"Vulture Culture, David Byrne Ponders the Popularity of PowerPoint", Creative Loafing, February 23, 2005 [EEEI]

"Interview: Bruce Mau and David Byrne", Contemporary magazine, Issue #69, 2004 [Design]
"ART Tools of Democracy", Newsweek, October 18, 2004 [The Voting Booth Project]
"Designers Redefine the Political Machine", The New York Times, October 7, 2004 [The Voting Booth Project]
Shhh! Q&A, 2004 [Shhh!]
"Sound Suggestion", The New Statesman, July 19, 2004 [Shhh!]
"Art: Spice It Up With Sound", Newsweek [Atlantic Edition], June 28, 2004 [Shhh!]
"A long way to go on the sound track", Daily Telegraph, London, May 20, 2004 [Shhh!]
"David Byrne and the talking toilet", Guardian Unlimited, London, May 19, 2004 [Shhh!]
"Musical Mystery Tour", Independent, London, May 11, 2004 [Shhh!]
"Musician Uses Business Program for Ironic Avant-Garde Art", NPR “Day to Day”, January 14, 2004 (audio interview and text) [EEEI]

"Good Company: Reimagining Corporate America", ReadyMade, Fall 2003 (PDF: 320KB) [Corporate Signs]
"Does PowerPoint make us stupid?", CNN (Associated Press), December 30, 2003 [EEEI]
"The Epistemology of David Byrne", Newsweek Entertainment, December 13, 2003 [EEEI]
"Turning Heads with PowerPoint", Wired News, December 9, 2003 [EEEI]
"PowerPoint, Art: With the Program", Los Angeles Times, December 4, 2003 [EEEI]
"Still Making Sense", The Daily Telegraph, Sydney, Australia, October 1, 2003 [EEEI]
"Learning to Love PowerPoint", Wired, September 2003 [EEEI]
"Wild, Wild Life", Financial Times, September 10, 2003 [EEEI]
"David Byrne's Alternate PowerPoint Universe", The New York Times, August 17, 2003 [EEEI]
"Verwandlungskünstler", Page magazine, August 2003 (German) [Design, various projects]
"A One Man Multi-Media Company", The Art Newspaper, April 2003 [EEEI, Corporate Signs, Tree Drawings]

"On the Record", Magnet, December/January 2002 [The New Sins]
"You May Ask Yourself: What Is This Unusual Show?", Los Angeles Times, September 15, 2002 [Individual Pictures]
"It's Like a Thing of Everything...", Danielle Spencer, June 2002 [Everything is Connected]
"The Good Book", Print magazine, March/April 2002 [The New Sins]
"David Byrne: Getting the I Out of Design", dot dot dot Nº 4, Winter 2001/2002 [Design, The New Sins]

"Byrne, Baby, Byrne'", A&E, 2001 [The New Sins]
"The New Testament", The Guardian (UK), November 2001 [The New Sins]
"The New Sins by David Byrne", Scotland on Sunday, November 25, 2001 [The New Sins]
"The New Sins: Good Book for Bad Advice", The Scotsman, November 24, 2001 [The New Sins]
"The Big Country: Head Talking Head Starts Making Sense", Baltimore City Paper, November 21, 2001 [Individual Pictures]
Interview with Caitlin Dover, November 2001 [The New Sins]
"Shame on You...", Resonance, Issue 31, 2001 [The New Sins]
"Unclassifiable Book", Eye magazine, No. 43 Vol. 11, 2001 [The New Sins]
"Byrne Confronts 'New Sins'", Capital Times, September 7, 2001 [The New Sins]
"L.A. AT LARGE: Original Thoughts on Sin: Pop's arty David Byrne slips slyly into the role of moral philosopher", L.A. Times, August 7, 2001 [The New Sins]
Notes from the McSweeney's Representative, Dave Eggers, Summer 2001 [The New Sins]
"Gesture, Posture and Bad Attitude in Contemporary News Photography: Apex Art ", The New York Art World, Summer 2001
"Why I Had To Make This Book", (DB Essay), June 2001 [The New Sins]

"And The Winner Is... The Middle-Aged White Guy", Print magazine, November/December, 2000 [Political Flesh]
"Dept. of Talking Heads: The Man Behind the Masks", The New Yorker, November 13, 2000 [Political Flesh]
"Working with Stefan Sagmeister", (DB Essay), 2000 [Your Action World]
"David Byrne Profile", Speak, Winter 1999/2000 [Your Action World]
"David Byrne Talking Back", Rain Taxi, Winter 1999/2000 [Strange Ritual, Your Action World]

"Corporate Mergers", Surface, 1999 [Your Action World]
"David Byrne: Not Brought to You By… ", Mother Jones, November/December 1999 [Your Action World]
"String Theory", Wired, October 1999 [Strange Ritual]

"Dressed Objects / Wedding Party: How and Why", (DB essay), 1998 [Dressed Objects]
"Byrne Outside: Talking with David Byrne", Public Art Review, Spring/Summer 1998 [Better Living Through Chemistry, Stairway to Heaven, Public art installations]

"Talking Pictures", San Francisco Bay Guardian, January 8, 1997 [Strange Ritual, Stairway to Heaven]

"Artist Exhibits Prints from Book", El Paso Herald-Post, October 30, 1996 [Strange Ritual]
"Stairway to Heaven & Better Living Through Chemistry", (DB essay), September 1996 [Better Living Through Chemistry, Stairway to Heaven, Public art installations]
"Still Making Sense", American Way, February 15, 1996 [Strange Ritual]

"David Byrne Photo Book: Visual Chaos", Denver Post, October 16, 1995 [Strange Ritual]
"Byrne Marks", Eye, October 12, 1995 [Strange Ritual]

"Some Bookish Questions for David Byrne", Creative Camera, June 1994 [Strange Ritual, Summa Scientae Mundi]
"The Sacred and the Mundane", Stills Edinburgh, 1994 [Sleepless Nights, Sacred Objects]


David Byrne is represented by Pace/MacGill Gallery, 32 E 57th Street New York, NY 10022
t. 212.759.7999, e. [email protected]