Shaun Leonardo


Primitive Games

The New York Times June 2018

artnet June 2018

artnet June 2018

Guggenheim 1 June 2018

Guggenheim 2 May 2018

Second Sight

The Chart

May 2018
Portland Biennial

Portland Press Herald

February 2018

CBS News

October 2017

Cultured July 2018

Curbed April 2018

Creators August 2017

artnet February 2017

I Can't Breathe

The Brooklyn Conference October 2017

Artforum April 2017

McColl Center April 2017

artnet December 2016

artnet November 2016

Complex February 2016

ArtSlant February 2016

Artforum November 2015

YBCA 100 October 2015

The Eulogy

High Line June 2017

BRIC Arts Media April 2016

Artists Find a Role...

City Limits

March 2016
Whisper or Shout

The Creators Project | Vice

March 2016


March 2016
Radical Presence, Absence, A Body Without Politics

Art Practical

September 2015
The Eight Floor, Please

IFA Contemporary

September 2015
'Between History & the Body' is a Damned Good Show

The Village Voice

August 2015
...a hard look at the legacy of colonialism

The Charlotte Observer

February 2015
Local Heroes - Brooklyn Museum

The New Yorker

October 2014
The Boxing Gym

Creative Loafing Charlotte

October 2014
30 Minutes With: Shaun El C. Leonardo

Gear Patrol

December 2013

The Star-Ledger

January 2013
The Way of the Cross

Allemandi Books

Video Promo

Sleeping Giant


El Nuevo Herald

October 2011
Book 3: The Underdogs

Beautiful/Decay Magazine

Man vs. measures of masculinity

The Boston Globe

May 2010
Everywhere and All at Once: Performa 07

Performa/Roselee Goldberg & JRP Ringier

Headline: Shaun El C. Leonardo

Blu Magazine

April 2010
Club Rules

Frieze Magazine

June 2009
Hard Targets/Mixed Signals: Masculinity & Sports

Frieze Magazine

iCI, Exhibition Catalog pgs. 18-21

Artists to Watch


January 2009
Younger Than Jesus: Artist Directory

New Museum & Phaidon Press

Shaun Leonardo at LACMA

Beautiful Decay

October 2008
Performance: When the Result Ceases to be Important

APT Insight

Summer 2008
La lucha libre en los espacios de arte

Noticias-Voz e Imagen de Oaxaca

March 5, 2008
Punch and Beauty


February 2008
Best of 2007, The Artists' Artists

Artforum International

December 2007
Man and Superman

September 2007
Corona Plaza: Center of Everywhere

WNYC New York Public Radio

(audio clip)

September 14, 2007
Conversations... with Shaun Leonardo

NYFA Interactive

June 2007
Is pro-wrestling fixed?

Connecticut Art Scene

June 17, 2007
Invisible Foe

Hartford Courant

May 10, 2007
Shaun El C. Leonardo & Mark Schoening

Big, Red & Shiny

April 2007
Shaun El C. Leonardo + Mark Schoening

Boston Herald

April 2007
Conversations with..., interview by Kalup Linzy

Art Review Digital Digest

February 2007
Best of 2006, The Artists' Artists

Artforum International

December 2006
Black Alphabet ConTexts of African American Art

Zacheta National Gallery of Art

Exhibition Catalogue pgs. 82-872006
Down by the River

The New York Times

September 30, 2006
Society of the Spectacle

Art Review

September 2006
I Never Meant to Hurt You

The New York Times

May 5, 2006