Press/Publications


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2016. Ten Paintings for #BlackArtMatters, by Eugene J. Martin. Edited for Unlikely by Rosalyn Spencer, #BlackMatters Guest Editor.

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2014. Out of the Margins - Eugene J. Martin and Black Abstraction - Melvin Edwards and Barbara Chase-Riboud, by John Haber  haberarts.com, November 8, 2014

2014. Beta Pictoris Gallery, Special Issue BaselInstallation Magazine, Sept. 16, 2014.

2014. Simple Gifts - beta pictoris gallery to show the works of prolific Louisiana artist Eugene Martin, by Walter Lewellyn, Weld for Birmingham Art & Culture, Sept. 2, 2014

2014. Eugene James Martin's colors, cubism and collage: Exhibition opens Sept. 5 at beta pictoris gallery, by Michael Huebner, al.com, Aug. 27, 2014.

2014. Reproduction of artwork in daily Art Basel Edition, Blouin Artinfo.com, June 20-22, p. 11. At the Booth: A peak at satellite fair offerings. Eugene James Martin at beta pictoris gallery/Maus Contemporary.

2014. Mention in Heading North - The South, African American Art, and Civil Rights, by John Haber, haberarts.com, June.


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2013. Mention in The Fireworks of AbstractionOdili Donald and Mark Wiener, by John Haber, haberarts.com

2013. Eugene J. Martin, Chelsea, New York City exhibit review by John Haber, Artillery Magazine, Vol. 8 (2),  Nov/Dec issue.

2013. Long, hard road to recognition - The life and Art of Eugene J. Martin, International Review of African American art, webzine, September 2013.

2013. The Art of Eugene Martin at the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, Biloxi, MS, (June 5-December 1, 2012), by Ashleigh Coren in Scene: Resisting homogeneity in the 21st Century. International Review of African American Art (IRAAA), Vol. 24 (2), pp. 9-10 (Fall 2012-Winter 2013). 


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2012. Martin, Eugene James, in African American National Biography, edited by Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham. Oxford African American Studies Center. Biographic entry by Marie Vinouze, November 16.

2012. Mention in Projecting Bearden, The Shape of Things to Come, and The Mess he Made, by John Haber, haberarts.com.

2012. Improvisations in Time: Eugene J. Martin and the Masur Museum of Art, by Benjamin Hickey (Improvisations in Time), Suzanne Fredericq (The In-Between in the Art of Eugene Martin) and Marie Vinouze (Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness). Preface by Evelyn Pell Stewart, Masur Museum of Art Press, 76 pp. ISBN-10: 0-615-66502-0. Click here for a pdf of catalogue.

2012. Tally Ho! Two Eugenes I Once Knew Eugene Walter and Eugene J Martin, Oct. 28.

2012. Oxford American, The only stair that doesn't creak: Eugene Martin, by Reggie Michael Rodrigue, July 17.

2012. The Geometric Unconscious - A Century of Abstraction. Edited by Jorge Daniel Veneciano, University of Nebraska Press, 208 pp. (mention on pp. 163, 167).

2012. Mobile Alabama Press-Register, Al.com: Ohr-O'Keefe exhibits artwork by Eugene Martin, by Thomas B. Harrison, June 24 (online June 22). 

2012. Art E-Walk, New Orleans: Southern Exposure, by Sylvie Contiguglia, June 15.

2012. Mobile Alabama Press-Register, Al.com: Ohr-O'Keefe showcases artists with Southern roots, by Thomas Harrison (online May 31). 

2012. Louisianaesthetic, South Louisiana: Mystical gathering: Eugene J. Martin and the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, by Reggie Michael Rodrigue, May 27.


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2011. Eugene J. Martin (1938-2005), MS thesis by Marie Vinouze under the direction of Prof. Philippe Dagen, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Defended in September, mention Très Bien (with Highest Distinction). 155 pp.

2011. From Slavery to Freedom - A History of African Americans, by John Hope Franklin & Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, McGraw-Hill, 9th Ed. (mention in Ch. 22, p. 602).

2011. Art E-Walk, New Orleans: Artist's studio, by Sylvie Contiguglia, May 28.

2011. Art E-Walk, New Orleans: Dancing String Bean and more at the NOAAM, by Sylvie Contiguglia, April 9.

2011. Art E-Walk, New Orleans: Abstract art in Baton Rouge, LA, by Sylvie Contiguglia, Feb. 20.

2011. The Advocate, Baton Rouge: Beyond Black - Exhibit features work of three African American abstract artists, by Robin Miller, Jan. 23.

2011.  City Social, Baton Rouge: LSU Museum of Art: Beyond Black by Ashley Herrick, Jan.


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2010. Eugene J. Martin (1938-2005) in Washington's DC's most wanted - the top 10 book of tourist treasures, powerful treasures, powerful politicians, and capital wonders, by Brigette Polmar & Norman Polmar, p.71 (under Artists). Potomac Books.

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2009. Salt Lake City Examiner: qi peng interviews Suzanne Fredericq about Eugene James Martin, June 1, 2009.

2009. The Daily Advertiser: Black & White Exhibit highlights pen & ink drawings of Eugene J. Martin, by Judy Bastian, Jan. 4.

 

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2008. Literaturkritik.de, nr. 4, April: Darf man sich ein eigenes Urteil über moderne Kunst erlauben? Zwei Bücher von Wolfgang Ullrich und Hanno Rauterberg ermutigen dazu. Kultur-und Medienwissenschaft; by Georg Patzer.

2008. The News Journal - Delaware online (DE): The abstract in African-American Art, by C. Yasiejko, Feb. 15.

2008. Chico News & Review (Chico, CA): Shaping his way. Well-traveled sculptor Jerry Harris settles into local art scene with new show and lecture, in Arts & Culture, by C.G.K. LaPado, Jan. 17.

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2007. The Daily Advertiser (Lafayette, LA): Exhibit looks at Martin - Miss. museum celebrates late Lafayette artist, June 28.

2007. The Mississippi Press: WAMA hosts first abstract art exhibit, June 23.

2007. The Sun Herald (S Mississippi): Joyous Explosion, by P. Firmin, June 19.

2007. The Mississippi Press: The Walter Anderson Museum of Art presents Eugene James Martin: Man of Color in the Jo Love Little Gallery, June 22 - September 30, 2007, June 17.

2007. Ocean Springs Record (S Mississippi): Colorful WAMA exhibition to open, June 14.

2007. The Town Talk (Alexandria, LA): Seek just a little truth - Martin art collection to open at AMoA on April 27, by R. Miller, April 12.

2007. Ocean Springs Record (S Mississippi): Soulful sounds and scenes - MAMA Café Night salutes African-American artists, by V. Winn, Feb 22.

2007. Eugene James Martin in Le Petit Futé travel guide, p. 85.

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2006. Direct Art Magazine (Fall/Winter), Vol. 1.  Eugene James Martin - In  Memoriam, pp. 86-87. 

2005. The Independent (Lafayette LA): Flight Pattern-'Birdspace' spreads its wings at the Acadiana Center for the Arts, by Erin Zaunbrecher, March 2.

2005. The Daily Iberian (New Iberia LA): Artwork on display, by  B.C. Clark, Feb. 3.

2005. The Times of Acadiana (Lafayette LA): Requiem in Abstract, cover story by D. Allen, Jan. 19.

2005. The Daily Advertiser (Lafayette LA): Martin's colorful art leaves lasting impressions, by H. Fuselier, Jan. 17.

2005. The Daily Advertiser (Lafayette LA): Memorial held today for noted artist, by B. Corbell, Jan. 5.


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2004. The Independent (Lafayette LA): Train 'of thought', by E. Zaunbrecher, Sept. 8.

2004. October, 2 radio interviews with Judith Meriwether, KRVS, Lafayette LA: Part 1, Part 2Part 3

2004. The Times of Acadiana (Lafayette LA): An Artist at his work, by C. Durio, June 2.

2004. The Advocate (Baton Rouge LA): Confluence of Influences - Dalrympyle home merges wide variety of styles, furnishings, by Karen Martin, Feb. 23.


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2001. Elegance, a "brief, perfectly balanced instant of complete possession of forms", pp. 14-19. In: Elegance: Beauty and Truth, ed. Lewis Pyenson (Lafayette: Center for Louisiana Studies, 2001) [Publications of the Graduate School, New Series, vol. 2, University of Louisiana at Lafayette], by S. Fredericq. ISBN-10: 1889911097 

2000. The Sunday Advertiser (Lafayette LA): Free men of color, by J. Stanford, Jan 23.

2000. American Press (Lake Charles LA): Zigler Museum celebrates Black History Month - Art exhibit features paintings by Martin, Simms, by D. Maricle, Jan 21

2000. The Daily News (Jennings LA): Zigler plans spirited exhibit, by C. Tipper, Jan 9.


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1996. Le Nouveau Courier (Belgian newspaper):  Exposition Eugene J. Martin à Audenarde, by B.F.

1996. June, radio interview: Belgian Radio and Television, with Bruno Fornari

1994. The Chronicle (Durham NC): Paintings intrigue with colorful shapes, by J. Tauote, Sept. 30

1992. The Daily Tarheel (Chapel Hill NC): Energetic colors, abstracts, jazz up Horace House, by E. Williams, Sept. 10.

1991. Asheville Citizen-Times (Asheville NC): Broadway Arts bazaar offers overload, by Frank Thomson, July 21.

1991. Cue Magazine (Chapel Hill NC): group show review, Black artists exhibit at Carolina Union, 31 Jan.

1990. Het Laatste Nieuws (Belgian newspaper): Van Washington naar Gent, by N. Verschoore, Jan.

1990. Het Nieuwsblad (Belgian newspaper): Een Amerikaan in Gent, by D.P., 21 Jan

1990. Courrier de Gand (Belgian newspaper): Eugene J. Martin, by M.V.D., 19 Jan.

1990. Exhibition brochure, Eugene Martin, Michel Rooryck Gallery, Ghent, Belgium, by Bruno Fornari.

1990. Lecture about Eugene Martin exhibit by Eric Pil, Michel Rooryck Gallery, Ghent, Belgium, 11 Feb.

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1986. The Carolina Quarterly, vol. 38(2): Reproduction of Artwork.

1985. Dean King: Honors Thesis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Seven American Artists, interview with Eugene Martin, pp. 54-66.

1985. The Cellar Door, Vol. 12(2): Reproduction of Quote.

1984. Interview with the Norwegian Radio Broadcast in Washington D.C. (summer 1984).

1974. Poet Magazine; Circle Magazine: Reproduction of Artwork.

1970. The Washington Post: A Textured Toughness, review of group show by P. Richards, July 12.

Late 60'. Washington Evening Star: Article; Look Magazine.

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