Reviews & Essays
Süddeutsche Zeitung, March 2019
"Der Chronist," by Catrin Lorch
New York Times, January 2019
"Ansel Adams in a New Light," by Vicki Goldberg
British Journal of Photography, June 2018
"Mitch Epstein's Rocks & Clouds," by Marigold Warner
New York Times, May 2017 "A Veritable No Man's Land Off the Coast of Scotland," by Neel Mukherjee, photographs by Mitch Epstein
VOGUE, April 2018 "Return to Standing Rock," by Rebecca Bengal, photographs by Mitch Epstein
HOTSHOE Magazine, March 2018 "Rocks & Clouds," Photographs by Mitch Epstein, text by Mitch Epstein & Susan Bell
New York Times, November 2017 "Lessons in Stillness from One of the Quitest Places on Earth," by Meghan O'Rourke, photographs by Mitch Epstein
Le Monde, November 2017 "Photographie : à Bologne, le travail en images et sans visages," by Claire Guillot.
The Financial Times, November 2017 Foto/Industria, Bologna: danger, drudgery - and beauty," by Rachel Spence.
The Halftone, April 2017 "Episode 18: Interview with Mitch Epstein," by Eric Marth.
Financial Times, March 2017
"Snapshot: New York City Trees, Rocks & Clouds," by Alice Franklin.
Le Monde, March 2017
"Le photographe Mitch Epstein se frotte aux clichés," by Claire Guillot.
The New York Times, December 2016
"Quiet Places: The Rooms They Left Behind," photo essay by Mitch Epstein.
Aperture, October 2015
"A Portrait of New York in Rocks and Clouds," by Joanna Lehan.
The New Yorker, September 2016
"Mitch Epstein at Yancey Richardson," by Vince Aletti.
The New Yorker, August 2016
"New York City, in Between Rocks and Clouds," by Max Campbell
TIME Lightbox, July 2016
"10 Iconic Photographs of the American Flag," by Olivier Laurent.
TIME Lightbox, June 2016
"Father's Day: The Photographs That Moved Them Most," by Paul Moakley.
ARTFORUM, January 2016
"Rocky Picture Show," Lauren O'Neill-Butler on "Museum of Stones" at the Noguchi Museum, Queens, NY.
Artfix Daily, October 2015
"Museum of Stones" Examines Artists' Exploration of Rock and Stone in Human Culture.
TIME Lightbox, September 2015
"How Five Ambitious Photography Projects Were Funded," by Josh Raab.
Mitch Epstein discusses Family Business.
The Lantern, February 2015
"Photographer and cellist explore aesthetic of industry within nature," by Denise Blough
Places Journal, December 2013
"American Power: Live," Interview with Mitch Epstein by Eric William Carroll.
Fraction Magazine Japan, September, 2013
Interview with Mitch Epstein by Miwa Susuda.
Conscientious Photo Blog, August 22, 2013
Review: "New York Arbor" by Mitch Epstein by Jörg M. Colberg.
Le Monde, June 13, 2013
Parmi les branches de la Grosse Pomme. Claire Guillot review of New York Arbor exhibition at Fondation A. Stichting à Bruxelles.
Brooklyn Community Radio, June 10th, 2013
Talk to Paulie. Mitch Epstein in conversation with Paul Lazar.
The Telegraph, June 2013
"Trees in an Urban Landscape," by Cheryl Newman. Review of New York Arbor.
VOGUE, May 20th, 2013
The Giving Trees: Mitch Epstein's Latest Photo Book, New York Arbor. Review by Leslie Camhi.
CNN World, May 13, 2013
New York's Immigrant Trees. Michelle Cohan review of New York Arbor book including slideshow.
Le Monde, June 13th, 2013
"Une grosse pomme et des arbres," by Claire Guillot.
Le Monde, May 10th, 2013
"Parmi les branches de la Grosse Pomme," by Claire Guillot.
American Photo, May 7th, 2013
"A Fresh Look At... Trees?," by John Mahoney.
The Guardian Observer, April 27th, 2013
"Mitch Epstein: New York Arbor - A Review," by Sean O'Hagan.
Agenda Magazine, April 30th, 2013
"Big Apple Trees" by Heleen Rodiers.
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, December 27, 2012
"Laublos in New York" by Freddy Langer.
JEU DE PAUME, May 7, 2012
"Here Is the World: The New (Old) Art Photography" by Rob Slifkin.
New York Magazine, April 12, 2012
"Mitch Epstein at Sikkema Jenkins & Co." by Jerry Saltz.
The New Yorker, April 9, 2012
"Mitch Epstein at Sikkema Jenkins & Co." by Vince Aletti.
New York Times Blog, February 11, 2012
"Mitch Epstein, Tree Stalker," interview with Kathy Ryan.
New York Times Magazine, February 10, 2012
"How To See A Tree," by Michael Kimmelman.
Contemporary African Photography from The Walther Collection: Appropriated Landscapes.
Published by Steidl, 2011.
"Mitch Epstein's Katrina Moment" by Brian Wallis.
The Guardian Observer, November 5, 2011
"Mitch Epstein: American Power" at Open Eye, Liverpool.
Le monde, May 7, 2011
"Mitch Epstein au coeur de la puissance américaine" by Claire Guillot.
BBC World Service, "The Strand," March 21st, 2011
Interview with Mitch Epstein.
ARTFORUM, January 2010
"Living in America" by Michael Fried.
BOOKFORUM.COM, December 12, 2009
"Mitch Epstein: American Power" by Brian Sholis.
The New York Times, October 9, 2009
"Capturing A Nation's Thirst For Energy" by Randy Kennedy.
The Guardian, October 3, 2009
"The Power of Nightmares" by John Vidal.
BOMB Magazine, Web Exclusive, October 2009
Mitch Epstein interview with Richard B. Woodward.
Modern Painters, September 2009
"American Power: Mitch Epstein" by Valerie Gladstone.
On Earth Magazine, Fall 2009
"Spotlight: American Power"
Monopol, November, 2008
"In der Steppe Berlins" by Ulf Erdmann Ziegler.
Aperture, no. 192, Fall 2008
"Mitch Epstein: American Work" by Aaron Schuman.
Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, July 27, 2008
"Strom der Verfallszeit" by Niklas Maak.
Der Tagesspiegel, May 4, 2008
"Epstein's Berlin" by Susanne Kippenberger.
Art in America, June/July 2007
"Mitch Epstein at Sikkema Jenkins" by David Coggins, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York
The New Yorker, April 9, 2007
"Goings On About Town" by Vince Aletti, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York
The New York Times, March 30, 2007
"Mitch Epstein: American Power" by Martha Schwendener, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York
The New York Sun, March 15, 2007
"Of Industry and Eden" by Deborah Garwood, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York
American Photo, December 2006
A Labor of Life by Miki Johnson. Mitch Epstein: WORK is voted one of the 10 Best Photo Books of 2006.
The Telegraph, London, November 18, 2006
American Beauty by Drusilla Beyfus. Feature article and review of Mitch Epstein: WORK with a slideshow from the forthcoming catalog.
USA Today/September 13th, 2006
"Cities in Transition", Boston, MA, Hartford, CT and New York, NY Charisse Jones (exhibition review)
The New Yorker/October 10th, 2005
Mitch Epstein's Recreation: American Photographs 1973-1988, at Sikkema Jenkiins & Co. (exhibition review)
Photo District News/September 2005
Mitch Epstein's Recreation: American Photographs 1973-1988, Joanna Lehan (book review)
Photograph/July August 2005
Mitch Epstein's Recreation: American Photographs 1973-1988, Vince Aletti (book review)
The Guardian, March 12th, 2005
Art News/January 2005
Mitch Epstein at Yancey Richardson, Barbara Pollack (exhibition review)
Contemporary Magazine/ Issue 67
Art on Paper/November December 2004
Mitch Epstein's Family Business, Lyle Rexer (review)
Art in America/November 2004
Mitch Epstein's Family Business, Nancy Princenthal (review)
Le Monde/July 2004
Mitch Epstein's Family Business presentation in Arles, Michel Guerrin (review)
Art & Auction/January 2004
Mitch Epstein's Family Business, Jean Dykstra (book review)
Village Voice/January 2004
Best Photo Books 2003, Vince Aletti (book review)
New York Times Book Review/December 2003
Mitch Epstein's Family Business, Andy Grundberg (book review)
New York Times Arts and Leisure/ November 2003
Family Business: A Town, a Father and a Fire, Mia Fineman
Mitch Epstein's Family Business, Leslie Camhi (book review)
Photo District News/October 2001
Mitch Epstein: The art of Surveillance, Edgar Allen Beem (The City feature essay)
Mitch Epstein's The City, Marvin Heiferman (book review)
Village Voice/May 2001:
Vince Aletti, (Recreation exhibition review)
Art on Paper/January 2000:
Museum & Gallery Reviews, Jean Dykstra, (The City exhibition)
Village Voice/October 1999:
Best of NYC, Vince Aletti, (The City exhibition review)
Hungry Mind Review/Spring 1997
The infinite Present, Robert Warde, (Vietnam: A Book of Changes book review)
Village Voice/December 1996:
Photo Short List, Vince Aletti, (Vietnam: A Book of Changes exhibition review)
New York Times Book Review/December 1996:
Andy Grundberg, (Vietnam: A Book of Changes)
Art in America/July 1996:
Mitch Epstein at Julie Saul, Peter von Ziegesar, (Vietnam exhibition review)
American Independents/Abbeville Press 1987
Eighteen Color Photographers/Mitch Epstein, Common Practice, Sally Eauclaire (critical essay)
Village Voice/December 1987:
Photo, Vince Aletti, (In Pursuit of India exhibition review)
New Color, New Work/Abbeville Press 1984
Eighteen Photographic Essays/Mitch Epstein, "India," Sally Eauclaire (In Pursuit of India; excerpts from a critical essay)
Art in America/October 1981:
Mitch Epstein at Light, Sally Eauclaire, (Egypt exhibition review)
New Color Photography/Abbeville Press 1981
Enchantments, Mitch Epstein, Sally Eauclaire (excerpts from a critical essay)
Village Voice/August 1977:
Dark Days at Summer Light, Ben Lifson, (early American work, exhibition review)