Publications

Chloé writes about contemporary art and ideas for print and online publications.

Her exhibition reviews, essays, opinion pieces and artist interviews have been published in journals including HEAT, ARTAND Australia, Art Monthly Australasia, Art Collector, Vault, Photofile and Raven.

Chloé is regularly commissioned by artists and galleries to write exhibition essays, has written on the Australian art market for organisations including the National Association of the Visual Arts, and has had auction catalogue essays published by Bonhams.

With extensive experience working in the Sydney galleries sector, she has a breadth and depth of knowledge of Australian and international contemporary art and artists which informs her writing.

Recent publications include:

Jennifer Goodman: The Long Wait for the Angel, exhibition essay in catalogue published by Gallerysmith, Melbourne, November 2017, pp.2-3
November in the galleries, preview column published in Art Monthly Australasia, Issue 303/November 2017, pp.14-18
Passion and Procession – Art of the Philippines, Art Gallery of NSW, review published in ArtAsiaPacific, November/December 2017/Issue 106, p.118
Diena Georgetti: The Commercial, Sydney, Australia, review published in Frieze, issue 191, Nov/Dec 2017, and online, 15 October 2017
Chasing Rainbows with  Nike Savvas, profile published in Vault Australasian Art & Culture, Issue 20, October 2017, pp.46-49
October in the galleries, preview column published in Art Monthly Australasia, Issue 302/ October 2017, pp.12-16
Primavera, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney, review published in ArtAsiaPacific online, October 2017
Chloé Wolifson reviews 20.09.17, review of exhibition at Home@735 gallery, published online September 2017
Wall Power: Contemporary Australian Photography, authored 22 artwork texts for exhibition catalogue published by Michael Reid Sydney + Berlin (editor: Toby Meagher), September 2017
September in the galleries, preview column published in Art Monthly Australasia, Issue 301/ September 2017, pp.14-18
Leahlani Johnson – However late it may seem, catalogue essay published by the artist on the occasion of exhibition at the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, 19 August – 8 October 2017
Roaming The Establishment at an alternative kind of art fair, preview published in The Upsider, 10 August 2018
Familiar stranger, review published in ArtAsiaPacific, Issue 104, Jul/Aug 2017, p.98
Dacchi Dang – An Omen Near and Far, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, review published in ArtAsiaPacific online, July 2017
Lucas Davidson: I am a Strange Loop, catalogue essay published online and in-house by Dominik Mersch Gallery, 26 May 2017
Quanta: Ioulia Terizis, catalogue essay published online and in-house by PhotoAccess, 25 May 2017
Before the rain, review published in ArtAsiaPacific, Issue 103, May 2017, p.130
Kandos Convergence: ‘Cementa 17’, review published in Art Monthly Australasia Blog, 10 May 2017
Nicole Welch: Wildēornes Land, review published in Artlink online, 6 May 2017
The National: New Australian Art, review published in Vault Australasian Art & Culture, Issue 18, April 2017, pp.108-112
On the Origin of Art, review published in ArtAsiaPacific online, April 2017
Garage Chic, review of Art Fair Philippines published in Art Monthly Australasia Blog, April 2017
Carpark Chic: Art Fair Philippines 2017, review published in Art Monthly Australasia, April 2017, p.21
Highlights from Cementa 17 Contemporary Arts Festival, photoblog published in ArtAsiaPacific online, 14 April 2017
Connect with Everything: Tatsuo Miyajima, review published in ArtAsiaPacific online and in Issue 102, March-April 2017, p.148
Vile Bodies, review published in ArtAsiaPacific online, February 201
Collector Profile: Miranda Darling & Nick Tobias, in Vault, Issue 17, February 2017, pp.86-89
Between accident and intent, exhibition essay published to accompany the exhibition World Material curated by Chloé Wolifson at Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney, January 2017
Nude: Art from the Tate Collection, review published in ArtAsiaPacific online, January 2017
The Medium and the Message: Unbinding the Book, report published in Take on Art India, Vol. 3 Issue 1, January – June 2017, pp.118-123
Primavera, review published in Art Monthly Australasia Blog, 12 December 2016
D_O_T, review published in ArtAsiaPacific online, December 2016
Samuel Quinteros, artist profile published in Art Collector, Volume 78, October 2016, pp.98-99
Forecast: Ella Barclay, published in Vault, Issue 16, October 2016
The work of art in the age of digital reproduction, Kate Tucker exhibition essay published by Galerie pompom, October 2016
After Voices: Jompet Kuswidananto, review published in ArtAsiaPacific, August 2016
Lara Merrett: Casus Fortuitus, exhibition essay published by Karen Woodbury Gallery, August 2016
Invisible Forces, blog published in ArtAsiaPacific, 27 July 2016
Constant Negative: Kenzee Patterson, review published in ArtAsiaPacific, July 2016
Colour and form – the work of Sandra McGregor, profile published in Runway Australian Experimental Art, July 2016
Charmaine Pike and Sue Lovegrove: Landforms and Lagoons; Martin King: Forest of Dreams, in Art + Climate = Change, Editors: Guy Abrahams, Bronwyn Johnson and Kelly Gellatly, Published Melbourne University Press, pp.112-117
The Hero Image, essay in Voice of the artist, Editor: Tristan Chant, published by Copyright Agency | Viscopy, 2016, pp.18-27
The Rise of the forgery: how the internet has increased instances of forgery and the misattribution of artworks, essay in Voice of the artist, Editor: Tristan Chant, published by Copyright Agency | Viscopy, 2016, pp.66-75
Modest gestures, review published by Home@735, June 2016
Splitting sides, review published in Un Magazine 10.1, 2016
Art Basel Hong Kong and Art Central, report published in Vault, Issue 14, May 2016, p.14
Confronting the nature of representation: ‘Afterwork’ at ParaSite, review published in Art Monthly Australasia, Issue 289, May 2016, pp.68-69
What now: Richard Lewer, preview published in Art Collector, Issue 76, April-June 2016, pp.92-93
Review: When Silence Falls at Art Gallery of NSW, in ArtAsiaPacific, pub. 6 April 2016
Australian galleries seduce viewers at Art Basel Hong Kong, in ArtsHub, pub. 5 April 2016
Ben Cauchi: Sea of Vapours exhibition essay, pub. Darren Knight Gallery, March 2016
Focus on NSW, in National Association for the Visual Arts, pub. 23 March 2016
Stockroom curated selection, pub. Art Money e-newsletter, March 2016
Temporal translations: Time of Others at SAM, in Art Monthly Australasia, Issue 287/March 2016, pp.41-43
Art Stage Singapore 2016: A delicate balance, in Art Monthly Australasia, Issue 287/March 2016, pp.44-45
CHROFI: Visions of space and time in Vault New Art & Culture, Issue 13, February 2016, pp.96-99
Forecast: Louise Zhang, in Vault New Art & Culture, Issue 13, February 2016, pp.124-126
The Medium and the Message: A review of Extrapolate: The Art of John Demos, pub. Big Fag Press, 31 January 2016
Australian Art Market Report published in Catalyst by Art Stage Singapore, January 2016, pp.84-87
Debutantes: Ashleigh Garwood, in Art Collector, Issue 75, Jan-Mar 2016, pp.106-17
Agenda Setters: #FreeTheArts, in Art Collector, Issue 75, Jan-Mar 2016, p.194
Patriotism, patriarchy and politics: 2015 feminism in context, in Art Monthly Australia, Issue 286, Summer 2015/16, pp.68-72
Focus on NSW, in National Association for the Visual Arts, pub. 14 December 2015
Interview: Francis Upritchard: Pushing Boundaries, in The Journal of Australian Ceramics, Vol. 54 No. 3, November 2015, pp.58-60
Book review: Go East, Chinese Bible & Jitish Kallat, in Art Monthly Australia, Issue 284, October 2015, pp.62-63
Dimensions variable, Exhibition essay for Harriet Body Sealed Earth at Wellington St Projects, 16 – 27 September 2015
Exhibition essay/interview, Jon Campbell, piss farting around, Darren Knight Gallery, 10 October – 7 November 2015
What now? Michaela Gleave & Cameron Robbins, in Art Collector, issue 74, October – December 2015, pp.78-81
Sydney Contemporary Comes of Age, published National Association for the Visual Arts, 28 September 2015
Virtual Realities, in Art Collector, Sydney Contemporary Special Edition, September 2015, pp.68-73
Catalogue essay for Is This Art? – Selfhood, published by DLux MediaArts in association with Artereal Gallery, 26 August 2015
What Now: Joan Ross, in Art Collector, Issue 73, July – September 2015, pp. 80-81
Review: 24 frames per second, in Raven Contemporary online, 24 June 2015
Amina McConvell’s Hypnogogic Manifestations in Runway Australian Experimental Art online, May 2015
Auction catalogue essay: Shane Cotton R.A.U.K. (2003) in Important Australian & International Art, including private collections curated by John Cruthers, pub. Bonhams, Melbourne 2015. pp.44-45
Auction catalogue essay: Shane Cotton Pattern in 2 Lord’s Prayers (2002) in Important Australian & International Art, including private collections curated by John Cruthers, pub. Bonhams, Melbourne 2015. pp.94-95
Guide: Capital Ideas: A guide to Canberra’s artist-run and non-profit spaces, in Raven Contemporary online, 12 May 2015
Opinion: Long term, long distance or one night stand? In RAVEN Contemporary online, 21 April 2015
Interview: David Noonan: Setting the scene in RAVEN Contemporary online, 14 April 2015
Profile: Clinton Bradley Walking on the Wild Side in Art Collector, Issue 72, April – June 2015, pp. 184-187
Review: Southern American artist’s first Australian show in RAVEN Contemporary online, 10 March 2015
Dispatches: Platforms, prizes and PYTHAGORAS: Singapore Art Week 2015, in Art Monthly Australia, March 2015, Number 277, pp. 50-51
Catalogue essay: Topography or typography: Jon Campbell’s Recent Paintings, catalogue essay for Darren Knight Gallery at Art Basel Hong Kong, March 2015
News: How tech is disrupting the art world, in ArtsHub online, 24 February 2015
Guide: RAVEN’s guide to Woolloomooloo, Kings Cross & Potts Point in RAVEN Contemporary online, 9 February 2015
Singapore: a highlights reel in RAVEN Contemporary online, 3 February 2015
50 Things Collectors Need to Know 2015: Cool Hunter Predictions: Sarah Contos, in Art Collector Issue 71, January-March 2015, pp.70-71
50 Things Collectors Need to Know 2015: Agenda Setters: The Arts Party, in Art Collector Issue 71, January-March 2015, pp.171
Dispatches: 2015 preview in Art Monthly, Summer 2014/15 Number 276, p.12
Embracing risk in the arts in ArtsHub online, 27 November 2014
Ruby Neri: Deconstructing form, figure & self in Vault New Art & Culture, Issue 8 November 2014, pp.18-23
Is arts advocacy working? In ArtsHub online, 20 November 2014
Area Guide: Darlinghurst & East Sydney, for RAVEN Contemporary online, 17 November 2014
Branding the artist, in ArtsHub online, 13 November 2014
NAVA Summit panel session – When is censorship justified?, in ArtsHub online, 7 November 2014
évasion & Sideshow, in RAVEN Contemporary online, 5 November 2014
Seeking patterns within pundemonium: The Cartonographer’s quest, in Cartonography exhibition catalogue, pub. Sean Rafferty, October 2014
Chris Mason & Noel McKenna in RAVEN Contemporary online, 14 October 2014
New media: where to from here? In ArtsHub online, 30 September 2014
Home, published online and in print by A-M Gallery, Sydney, September 2014
Sarah Contos: Manifesting matters of life in Vault New Art & Culture, Issue 7 August 2014, pp.20-23
Colouring outside the lines for Chris Dolman, August 2014
Haze in RAVEN Contemporary online, 28 August 2014
Melbourne Art Fair, Spring 1883 & NotFair  in RAVEN Contemporary online, 14 August 2014
Melissa Coote: Heart in hand in Australian Art Collector, issue 69, July – Sept 2014, pp.150-154
The List, Campbelltown Arts Centre – Who’s on the list? in Australian Art Collector, issue 69, July – Sept 2014, pp.54-59
July exhibition: Home@735 Gallery, published online and on Das Platforms, August 2014
Jess Bardford: Haw Par Villa for Archive Space Writers Program, July 2014
Interview with John Stezaker in RAVEN Contemporary online, July 2014
Review: Samuel Quinteros Wotan, erwache! in RAVEN Contemporary online, June 2014
Punch Drunk: TV Moore’s Rum Jungle in Art Monthly Australia, June 2014, Number 270, pp.18-19
Arts muscle in on film festival territory in artsHub online, June 2014
Files, Surry Hills in Will to Keep, published Archive Space, Sydney, May 2014
Christian Thompson Polari, RAVEN Contemporary online, May 2014
Tehching Hsieh One Year Performance, artsHub online, May 2014
Ian Milliss Notes on the Works, Column, published online by Artspace, April 2014
Gail Hastings Exhibition: To Do, artsHub online, April 2014
Ben Cauchi One’s Own Grey, RAVEN Contemporary online, April 2014
Jess MacNeil Unfound, RAVEN Contemporary online, April 2014
19th Biennale of Sydney, RAVEN Contemporary online, March 2014
An evocation of desire: Juliana Engberg and the 19th Biennale of Sydney, Art Monthly Australia, March 2014, Number 267, pp. 30 – 35
Jason Phu This is what I think about some of the time, RAVEN Contemporary online, February 2014
Thomas Sauvin Beijing Silvermine, RAVEN Contemporary online, February 2014
Jane Brown, ARTAND Australia, Issue No.51.3, 2014, inside back cover
Group exhibition Low Relief , Das Platforms online, January 2014
Sarah Goffman Maximalist Tokonoma & Paul Williams Hello Ritual!, RAVEN Contemporary online, December 2013
Christopher LG Hill Free Feudal Barter Store, published by Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne, July 2013
Interview: Giselle Stanborough for Firstdraft Emerging Writers Residency, November 2012
Yves Klein and Ai Weiwei: Icons and Iconoclasm for Firstdraft Emerging Writers Residency, November 2012
Catalogue essay: James Morrison A History of Robotics, published Darren Knight Gallery Sydney, November 2011
Catalogue essay: group exhibition Alternate Universal Studios, at Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney, 4-21 April 2012
Luc Tuymans: Is it Safe?, Art & Australia, Vol 48 No 3 Autumn 2011, p. 552
Catalogue essay: James Harney, Lessons for Living: Know Your Resource No#1 (Wood), Firstdraft Gallery Sydney, 20 October – 7 November 2010
Catalogue essay: Object, Memory and Self Kinmont, Van Hout, Patterson, Sofo, Darren Knight Gallery, 6 March – 17 April 2010
Poem: Tokyo poem in Locksmith Project, published Locksmith Project Space, Sydney, September – November 2009
Review: Veneer, runway Issue 15 – Lies, published The Invisible Inc., Sydney, 2009, pp. 78-79
Essay: On text and texture, HEAT 21, Ed. Ivor Indyk, published Giramondo Publishing, Sydney, 2009, pp. 97-99
Interview: Tom Polo, Das Superpaper, Issue 10, published Rococo Productions, Sydney 2009, pp. 13-18
Review: Imprint, un Magazine, Volume 3.2, published Melbourne 2009 pp. 74-75
Review: EVENT: New Moving Image Works, Art & Australia, Vol 46 No 4 Winter 2009
Review: Christopher Hanrahan, Art & Australia, Vol 46 No 3 Autumn 2009, p. 515
Catalogue essay: Dis-ease, published Darren Knight Gallery Sydney, November 2008
Catalogue essay: Nana Ohnesorge Les Mysteres des Paris, James Dorahy Project Space Sydney, 12 – 13 August 2008
Catalogue essay:  In search of lost time / Remembrance of things past published online and in print to accompany exhibition Sculpture, published Darren Knight Gallery Sydney, July 2007