Books & Catalogues

2017
Kerman, Monique. Contemporary British Artists of African Descent and the Unburdening of a Generation, “Veronica Ryan,” Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.
2014
Chambers, Eddie. Black Artists in British Art: A History Since the 1950s, “Substantial Sculpture: The Work of Sokari Douglas Camp, Veronica Ryan, and Permindar Kaur,” The International Library of Visual Culture; The Smithsonian Libraries; The African Art Index Project, 2014.
2011
Biswas, Sutapa, Sonia Boyce, Lubaina Himid, Claudette Johnson, and Ingrid Pollard. Thin black line(s), exh. cat., London: Making Histories Visible Project; Centre for Contemporary Art, UCLAN, 2011.
2007
Fowler-Paul, Monique. Growing Pains: Gender and the Legacy of Black British Art, London: The School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 2007.
1997
Marshall, Catherine, Richard Cork, and Penelope Curtis. Breaking the mould: British art of the 1980s and 1990s: the Weltkunst Collection, exh. cat., London: Lund Humphries; Dublin: Irish Museum of Modern Art, 1997.
1995
Ryan, Veronica and Stella Santacatterina. Veronica Ryan: Compartments/Apart-ment, exh. cat., London: Camden Arts Center; Angel Row Gallery, 1995.
1993
Ryan, Veronica and Sheena Wagstaff. Veronica Ryan: The Wood Street Gallery, May 7 – June 20, 1993, exh. cat., Pittsburgh, PA: Three Rivers Arts Festival, 1993.
1992
Sutler, Maude. Columbus Drowning: Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Lubain Himid, Magdalene Odundo, Robyn Kahukiwa, Veronica Ryan, exh. cat., Rochdale Art Gallery, 1992.
Curtis, Penelope. Natural Order: Recent European Sculpture from the Tate’s Collection, exh. cat., Liverpool: Tate Gallery Liverpool, 1992.
1990
Collier, Caroline, Andrew Nairne, and David Ward (eds.). The British Art Show 1990, exh. cat., London: South Bank Centre, 1990.
1988
Ryan, Veronica, Sarat Maharaj, and Elfi Bettinger. Veronca Ryan, exh. cat., ed. Hilary Gresty and Greg Hilty. Cambridge and London: Riverside Studios, Kettle’s Yard Gallery, and Cambridge University Press, 1988.
1987
Alexander, Simone and Veronica Ryan. Dislocations: Simone Alexander, Zarina Bhimji, Mona Hatoum, Ruth Lakofski, Derek Mawudoku, Peter Robinson, and Veronica Ryan, exh. cat., London: Kettle’s Yard Gallery and Cambridge University Press, 1987.
Veronica Ryan, exh. cat., Manchester: Castlefield Gallery, 1987.
Ryan, Veronica and Rupert Martin. Veronica Ryan, exh. cat., Bristol: Arnolfini Gallery; Wolverhampton Art Gallery and Museums; Third Eye Centre, 1987.
1986
Kirby, Rachel, Nicholas Serota, and Adeola Solanke. From Two Worlds: Rasheed Araeen, Saleem Arif, Franklyn Beckford, Zadok Ben-David, Zarina Bhimji, the Black Audio Film Collective, Sonia Boyce, Sokari Douglas Camp, Denzil Forrester, Lubaina Hamid, Gavin Jantjes, Tam Joseph, Houria Niati, Keith Piper, Veronica Ryan, Shafique Uddin, exh. cat., London: The Whitechapel Art Gallery, 1986.
1985
New Horizons: An exhibition of arts, exh. cat., London: Greater London Council; South Bank Centre; Royal Festival Hall, 1985.
Himid, Lubaina. The Thin Black line: an exhibition [at the] ICA, 1985, exh. cat., London: Institute of Contemporary Arts, 1985.
1984
Sculptors and Modellers, exh. cat., London: Tate Gallery, 1984.

Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers

2020
Manning, Danielle. “London artists to make permanent public art celebrating Windrush generation,” MyLondon, June 26, 2020
Dinsdale, Emily. “Hackney Council commissions two public artworks to commemorate Windrush,” Dazed, June 23, 2020
Bartholomew, Emma. “Thomas J Price and Veronica Ryan commissioned to build Hackney Council’s Windrush public sculptures,” Hackney Gazette, June 22, 2020
Lanigan, Roisin. “Artists are creating statues in commemoration of the Windrush Generation,” i-D, June 22, 2020
Cary, Alice. “New London Sculptures Will Honour The Windrush Generation,” Vogue UK, June 22, 2020
Bakare, Lanre. “Sculptures honouring Windrush generation to be unveiled in London in 2021,” The Guardian, June 22, 2020
Braddick, Imogen. “Sculptures honouring Windrush generation to be unveiled in Hackney in 2021,” Evening Standard, June 22, 2020
Harris, Gareth. “Windrush sculptures honouring UK’s Caribbean immigrants to be unveiled in London,” The Art Newspaper, June 22, 2020
2019
Bernard, Daisy. “After a Century of British Art Was Destroyed, This Artist is Recreating Her Lost Works,” MutualArt, January 9, 2019
Excerpt from, Moffitt, Evan. “The Must-See Exhibitions in New York This Autumn,” Frieze, September 13th, 2019
Sheridan, Ed. “Hopes for Windrush artwork in Town Hall Square to become ‘landmark of National significance,’” Hackney Citizen, November 26, 2019
2017
Simpson, Veronica. “Veronica Ryan: ‘I’m Interested in the semantics of perception’,” Studio International, July 12, 2017
2005
Higgins, Charlotte. “The Tate Expands (Inside), ARTnews, November, 2005.
2002
Cole, Ina. “Bearing Fruit,” Tate Magazine, 29, (Summer) 2002.
1988
Cork, Richard. “Court Sculptors: Modern Art Comes to Cambridge College,” The Listener, Vol. 120, No. 3072, July 21, 1988.
Packer, William. “Summer Sculpture,” Financial Times, July 19, 1988. “Residencies: Veronica Ryan,” Women Artists’ Slide Library Journal, No.24, 1988.
Archer, Michael. “Dislocations: Mario Merz,” Art Monthly, No. 114, March, 1988.
Stemp, Richard. “Dislocations,” Varsity, January 10, 1988. “Bakewell’s View,” Sunday Times, January 10, 1988.
Rendell, Claire. “Veronica Ryan: Artist in Residence at Kettle’s Yard,” W.A.S.L., Journal 24, 1988.
1987
Currah, Mark. “Review of the Winter Exhibition at Blond Fine Art,” City Limits, January 15, 1987.
1986
Lorraine, Griffiths. “The Thin Black Line,” Blackboard, 1986.
Feaver, William. “A Ring on the Ethnic Door,” The Sunday Times, August 21, 1986.
Duerden, Peter. “Rage of Protest,” West Africa, August 25, 1986.
Howell, Sarah. “Steel Quartet,” The Observer, August. 17, 1986.
Januszczak, Waldemar. “There is a World Elsewhere,” The Guardian, August 16, 1986.
Firle, John. “Artist’s Work goes on Show,” Essex County Standard, August 8, 1986.
Axarlis, Nick. “Artists show spirit of struggle: From Two Worlds,” The News Line, August 7, 1986.
Kent, Sarah. “From Two Worlds,” Time Out, August 6-12, 1986.
Januszczak, Waldemar. “What’s Wrong with the Whitechapel Open?” The Guardian, January 28, 1986.
1985
Butter, Michael. “Municipal Gallery,” Artists’ Newsletter, January, 1985.
Wright, David. “Beyond Appearances, Art Review, June 1985.
Januszczak, Waldemar. “Anger at the Hand,” The Guardian, November 27, 1985.
1983
Wait, Vivienne. “Provocative Images,” West Africa, September 12, 1983.

Radio and Television Interviews

2000
Audio Tape, Modern British Art Collection, Tate Liverpool, 2000.
1992
Focus on Britain,” Channel 31, WNYC, PBS, May, 1992.
1990
“Face Values, ‘Notes in the Margin,’” Stephen Heath, Channel 4, BBC, February, 1990.
1986
“Ebony,” BBC 1 Television, 1986.
“Black Londoners,” BBC Radio, 1986.
1985
“Black Londoners,” BBC Radio, 1985.
1984
“Meridian,” BBC World Service, 1984.
“Africa,” BBC World Service, 1984.

Updated: March 24, 2021