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"School's Back In Session at MoMA PS1 in Queens," Marshall Heyman, The Wall Street Journal, 9/26/16
"Ryan McNamara, the Artist who Dances About the Internet," Andrea K. Scott, The New Yorker, 6/20/16
"Evading Genre, Artist Ryan McNamara Goes Beyond Mere Performance," James Adams, Toronto Globe and Mail, 5/20/16
"Approval Matrix," New York Magazine, 5/16/16
"Ryan McNamara's 'Battleground': Behind the Scenes of the Artist's Guggenheim Performance, W Magazine, 5/5/16
"Review: 'Battleground,' A Dance Battle Punctuated by a Rainbow of Limbs," The New York Times, Siobahn Burke, 5/3/16
"Ryan McNamara's 'Battleground' Invokes Costume and Conquest at the Guggenheim," The New York Times, Brian Shaefer, 4/29/16
"Multidimensional," CR Fashion Book, Aimee Walleston, 1/12/16
"Inside Art Basel's Most Anticipated Collaborations," T Magazine, Kat Herriman, 12/4/15
"Ryan McNamara's Performance Excites Miami Crowds," Artnet, Cait Munro, 12/4/2015
"Discovering Miami's Other Side," Interview Magazine, Cedar Pasori, 11/25/15
"Ryan McNamara and Dev Hynes Get Inspired By Weird Miami," ArtInfo, Scott Indrisek, 10/8/15
"Ryan McNamara," Art In America, Brian Droitcour, 4/15
"Review: Ryan McNamara," Artforum, Michael Wilson, 4/15
"Ryan McNamara and the Afterlife of Performance," Momus, Joseph Henry, 2/15
"Ryan McNamara: "Gently Used" at Mary Boone," ArtObserved, O.C. Yerebakan, 2/15/15
"Critics' Picks: Ryan McNamara, Gently Used," Artforum.com, Alex Fialho, 1/18/15
"Ryan McNamara and Curator Piper Marshall on Performance in Museums and McNamara's New Show," Document Journal, Drew Sawyer, 1/15/15
"Worlds Upon Worlds," Artforum.com, Linda Yablonsky, 1/14/15
"Capturing Ryan McNamara," W Magazine, Alexandra Pechman, 1/12/15
"Think of Ryan McNamara's 'Gently Used' as Performance Art, Without the Pricey Ticket, Chloe Mackey, Opening Ceremony, 1/9/15
"Ryan McNamara Wants You to be Surprised by his New Show at Mary Boone," Artnews, Dan Duray, 1/8/15
"The Ten Best Exhibitions of 2014," Art F City, Paddy Johnson, 12/31/14
"Ryan McNamara, the Talk of Miami, on Art and The Internet," T Magazine, Kevin McGarry, 12/8/14
"Ryan McNamara's Seedy ME3M Ballet Redux Is One to Remember," New York Observer, Alanna Martinez, 12/4/14
"Dancing at the Speed of the Internet," Hyperallergic, Hrag Vartanian, 12/4/14
"Ryan McNamara- ME3M 4 Miami Review: the web made dance," The Guardian, Alex Needham, 12/3/14
"ME3M: At the Old Playboy Theater Ryan McNamara Opens Miami Beach with a Stunner," Artnews, Andrew Russeth, 12/3/14
"Ryan McNamara's Very Un-Balletlike Ballet Arrives in Miami," New York Magazine, Julie Baumgardner, 12/2/14
"Tripping the light Surrealistic with Ryan McNamara," The Art Newspaper, Pac Pobric, 12/1/14
“Misty Malarky Ying Yang,” Art F City, Henry Kaye and Andrew Wagner, 7/22/14
“Ryan McNamara Choreographs a Peanut Farmer's Malaise,” ArtInfo, Scott Indrisek, 7/16/14
“The Approval Matrix,” New York Magazine, 7/14
“Ryan McNamara,” Out of Order Magazine, Thor Shannon, 7/14
“Ryan McNamara: Score,” Nowness, 6/7/14
“Attention Must Be Paid For,” Parkett, Nikki Columbus, 6/14
“Conversation: Ryan McNamara,” Ocula, Robin Peckham, 5/20/14
“Space Odyssey,” Artforum.com, Kate Sutton, 5/20/14
“From Licks to Clicks, Artist Battles Attention Spans,” Agence France-Presse, David Watkins, 5/17/14
“Ryan McNamara- The Wonder Boy,” Time Out Hong Kong, 5/14/14
“Performance: Ryan McNamara,” South China Morning Post, Vanessa Yung, 5/8/14
“The Eyes Have It,” Artforum.com, Allese Thomson, 4/23/14
“Ryan McNamara Disrupts a Press Event, With Strings,” ArtInfo, Scott Indrisek, 4/16/14
“Ryan McNamara’s Movement,” Visionaire, Lars Byrresen Petersen, 4/16/14
“Review: Performa 13,” Artforum, Nikki Columbus, 4/14
“Cut-and-Paste Culture: The New Collage,” Artnews, Rachel Wolff ,12/12/13
“The Most Important Artists of 2013,” Complex Magazine, Susan Cheng, 12/9/13
“Splay Attention,” The New Inquiry, Brian Droitcour, 12/1/13
“Ryan McNamara Wins Performa 13 Prize,” The New York Times, Roberta Smith, 11/27/13
“The Internet Dons Spandex, Ryan McNamara Scores,” Blackbook, Scott Indrisek, 11/25/13
“Going Viral: Ryan McNamara's ME3M,” Art In America, Catherine Damman, 11/19/13
“Performa 13: So Much to “Like” in Ryan McNamara's Ballet,” ArtInfo, Rozalia Jovanovic, 11/14/13
“Live Action,” The New Yorker, Andrea Scott, 11/11/13
“Peddling Performance: From McNamara to Sehgal, Fresh Ways to Sell the Ephemeral,” Art + Auction, Rachel Wolff, 11/13
“24 Questions for Meme Enthusiast and "Nashville" Fan Ryan McNamara,” ArtInfo, Ashton Cooper, 10/28/13
“Ryan McNamara Color Collar Clash,” Sandwitz, 7/5/13
“Public Art Fund Celebrates ‘Golden Age of Public Art,’” The New York Observer, Andrew Russeth, 4/15/13
“Istanbul,” ArtAsiaPacific, HG Masters, 2/25/13
“Life as a Runway,” New York Times, Ruth Laferla, 11/30/12
“Surrealist's Dream Come True for a Night,” Wall Street Journal, 11/30/12
“The 100 Most Iconic Artworks of the Last Five Years,” Artinfo, 10/2/12"How Performance Art Took Over,"The Guardian, 7/12"The New Art World Rulebook, New York Magazine, 4/12
"The Approval Matrix," New York Magazine, 4/12
"Ryan McNamara," The New Yorker, 3/12
"No Spectators at Gallery Show," The Wall Street Journal, 3/12
"Ryan McNamara: Still," The New York Times, 3/12
"Fitting, In Many Ways," The New York Times, 3/12
"Ryan McNamara Wants YOU," Art In America, 3/12
"Gang of Four," Bullett Magazine, 3/12
"Still Ryan McNamara," BOMBlog, 2/12
Wind and Tears Press Roundup, 11/11, The New York Times, The L Magazine, Interview Magazine, Art In America, Showbiz411, ArtInfo
"Jack Smith," Artforum, 9/11
"On Shuffle," Time Out NY, 8/11-17/11
"The Shock of the New," WWD, 8/3/11
II at Watermill Performance Center Press Roundup, 8/1/11- Artforum, Wall Street Journal, New York Observer, Bloomberg, ArtInfo, Vogue
"Speaking with Ryan McNamara," ArtWrit, 6/11
"Ryan McNamara," Modern Weekly, 5/11
"Passing the Bar," artforum.com, 5/11/11
This Charming Man, Art Production Fund, Park Avenue Armory Press Roundup, 4/11- style.com, ArtInfo, AvenueInsider
"Liz Santoro and Ryan McNamara," Movement Research #38, 2/11
"Ryan McNamara: Arte?," Pagina 12, 2/6/11
"Ryan McNamara," L'Officiel Homme No 22, 2011
'Art 'Oscar' for Second Gay Ryan in a Row?,' Huffington Post, 12/2/10
"Ryan McNamara," Flash Art, 11-12/10
You Can Dance, MOVE!, MoMA PS1 Press Roundup, 11/10- style.com, Women's Wear Daily, Stylelist, V Magazine
"The Colliding Worlds of Ryan McNamara," Behind Ballet, 10/22/10
“Ryan McNamara,” The Last Magazine, 10/15/10"Ryan McNamara," Ozon Magazine, 9/10
“Ryan McNamara’s performance at Louis Vuitton,” Sang Bleu, 9/11/10
"At Louis Vuitton, Men Spent the Evening Licking LV Bags," racked.com, 9/11/10"Elizabeth Dee & Ryan McNamara," Art On Air, 6/18/09"Ryan McNamara Lecture," MoMA Multimedia, 6/10
“Brooklyn artist to right his two left feet with P.S 1 dance lessons,” New York Daily News, 5/23/10
Make Ryan a Dancer/I Thought It Was You, Greater New York Press Roundup, 5-11/10- Frieze, The New Yorker, New York Times, New York, Art in America, Artforum
“Introducing Ryan McNamara,” Dossier Journal online, 4/21/10
"The Nifty 50: Ryan McNamara, Artist" - The Moment Blog, nytimes.com, 1/21/10
"The Nifty 50" - T, The New York Times Style Magazine, 12/09
Move On Up, Raleigh Hotel Press Roundup, 12/09- T Magazine"Performed" - ReReveal, 11/20/09
"Ryan McNamara's Any Fag Could Do That" - Backstage @, 11/13/09
"Review: Athens Biennale" - Artforum, 9/09
"Live is a Cabaret" - SVA Continuing Education Blog, 9/3/09
"Ryan McNamara Performs" - artinamericamagazine.com, 8/09
"The New New York Art Scene" - Interview Magazine, 6-7/09