Press & Reviews
John has been featured in media such as:
the Art Forum, Art in America, art ltd, the untitled artshow radio show, the Denver Post, the MetropolisMag.com and more.
Review: Conceptual Takes on Nature Fill the
Robischon Gallery. Denver Westword Blogs, September 3, 2014, by Michael Paglia. Photos: Tributes, Jeers and Flaming Red Doughnuts at the
Big Red Street Fair. Denver Westword Blogs, September 2, 2014, by Susan Froyd. Weekend Arts Roundup: A celebration of
Denver public art, music and movies in the mountains and more. Big Red Street Fair celebrating artist John McEnroe’s National Velvet. August 28, 2014, Colorado Public Radio, by Jeremy Brieske.
The Big Red One. Denver Public Art celebration of an iconic piece by artist John McEnroe. Denver Westword Calendar, August 28, 2014, by Susan Froyd.
Denver throws a party for public art that some love, some don’t. Denver Post. August 21, by Ray Mark Rinaldi – Denver Post Fine Arts Critic.
National Velvet: Big Red Street Fair, a celebration of Denver artist John McEnroe’s iconic piece. The Colorado Art Report: Heritage camps for adopted kids,
public input on public art and more. August, 15, 2014, by Chloe Veltman. Includes audio of The Colorado Report show. How much should the
public be involved in the public art process? August 14, 2014, by Stephanie Wolf. Includes audio of Jack Beckman speaks with CPR’s Chloe Veltman.
Colorado Sculptor John McEnroe to Exhibit New Work in Denver. ColoradoCreates.com, by Roger Rapp. 2013
Artist John McEnroe, a guru of goo – with attitude – at MCA Denver. McEnroe’s “Beauty Does” exhibit at The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver presents new work from the Denver artist.
John McEnroe: Beauty Does. McEnroe presents a new, site-specific work for the Fries Family Atrium as well as an exhibition of sculpture and other works. Denver Museum of Contemporary Art.
MCA Denver, Colorado.
John McEnroe at the Dry Creek station. Interview with McEnroe to talk about his piece “Fools Gold” at the Dry Creek light-rail station. Denver Westword Blogs, August 13, 2013, by Zoe Yabrove. Why I Love This Art –
John McEnroe’s Beauty Does. July 17, 2013, MCA Denver Blog, by Sarah Kate Baie
100 Colorado Creatives: John McEnroe. Best known for sometimes-ragged installations molded from plastics and polymers and filling spaces in unexpected ways, McEnroe seems to naturally think big. Denver Westword Blogs, July 30, 2013, by Susan Froyd.
John McEnroe in Art Ltd. Magazine. March 2013, by Leanne Goebel, Award-winning Writer and Journalist.
Object/Nature. An important group effort at Robischon Gallery featuring six contemporary artists dealing with the landscape in their highly individual works. With John are David Zimmer, Karen Kitchel, William Lamson, Tyler Beard and Kim Dickey. Denver Westword Arts, February 28, 2013, by Michael Paglia.
“Torso” featured in Object/Nature showing.
The John McEnroe Interview, Show No. 209, the untitled artshow, February 15, 2013
Nine artists reinterpret the landscape of Western art in two new shows, Denver Westword Art, February 14, 2013, by Michael Paglia.
Colorado Sculptor John McEnroe to Exhibit New Work in Denver, Colorado Creates, by Roger Rapp. One of the more visible sculptors in Denver’s extensive public art collection is Colorado’s John McEnroe, known for works such as National Velvet, Fools Gold and Model State: A Local Cosmology . 2012
Eric Isaac and Michael Keen broadcasting The Untitled Art Show. John McEnroe, Show No. 120, June 1, 2011
New Work: Jessica Stockholder, John McEnroe and more, June 9 – July 16, 2011
The John McEnroe Interview, Show No. 120, the untitled artshow, June 1, 2011
“Model State: A Local Cosmology,” Colorado Convention Center Foray on 420:
Five public artworks to trip out on while stoned, Denver Westword Blogs, April 20, 2011, by Jef Otte Now Showing, Unlike most two-artist shows, Nick Silici and John McEnroe are a true duet, as each artist’s work complements the other’s. Denver Westword Arts, March 29, 2011, by
Michael Paglia. 2010
“From the Austerity of the Kansas Landscape”, Review, Inc., published November 19, 2010, by Joe Miller
The Shapes of Things, Denver Westword, July 15, 2010, by Susan Froyd “Denver Art Museum (DAM) Acquires Six Site-Specific Installations from
Landmark Exhibition Embrace!,” museumpublicity.com, published July 9, 2010
Logan Lecture Series: John McEnroe, May 2010 Now Showing, Internationally-known Jessica Stockholder pairs up with well-known Colorado artist
John McEnroe. Denver Westword, January 7, 2010, by Michael Paglia. “See Denver Post Artist of Year John McEnroe’s
Installation at Embrace!”, Guttau Public Relations, published January 6, 2010 2009
Conceptual Art Decks the Halls of Three Denver Galleries, Two of the artists from Embrace! –
John McEnroe and Jessica Stockholder – given solo exhibitions at Robischon Gallery. Denver Westword Arts, December 14, 2009, by Michael Paglia. “
Colorado artworks head to Miami,” denverpost.com, published December 3, 2009, by Kyle MacMillan
. Embrace! the space at the Denver Art Museum Embrace! Includes an international cast of artists, including John McEnroe, who created site-specific installations for the Denver Art Museum’s Frederic C. Hamilton Building. Denver Westword, November 26, 2009, by Michael Paglia. “In Denver, Artists Embrace Libeskind’s Controversial Museum Additions,”
MetropolisMag.com, published November 13, 2009, by Natalie Balthrop
Photo: John McEnroe, artist, Denver Art Museum exhibit.
Denver Art Museum exhibit could be subversive sculptor’s Breakout Moment,” denverpost.com, published November 9, 2009, by Kyle MacMillan, Embrace! John McEnroe and Jessica Stockholder, CultureHaus, November 2009
Embrace! Meet the Artist,
denverartmuseum.org, November 2009 Embrace! The Bathers by John McEnroe, audio, November 2009
Embracing Denver,” artltdmag.com, October, 2009, by Michael Paglia
A miniature “National Velvet” gets a rise out of its owners. Denver Westword News, April 16, 2009.