Bibliography

Published statements and writings by the artist

1977 – Conversation Piece: Graham Crowley, Christopher Hamer, Arnolfini Review, Bristol, November-December

 

1984  – Alan Miller in conversation with Graham Crowley and Stephen Farthing, Alan Miller: selected paintings 1974-1984, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham. 

 

1984 – Artist’s statement, The Image as Catalyst: the younger generation of British figurative painters, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

 

1986 – Interview, ‘Under the Shadow’, FIRES, London, 1 (summer 1986)

 

1987 – Artist’s statement, John Moores Liverpool Exhibition 15, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, Liverpool

 

1993 – Artist’s statement, Riverscape: four international artist residencies, River Trees, Cleveland, Cleveland Arts, Middlesbrough

 

1993 – Artist’s statement, John Moores Liverpool Exhibition 18, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

 

1995 – Preface, A walk to the Marshes: paintings by Julian Perry, Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London

 

1998 – ‘Artist’s Eye: Graham Crowley’, Art Review, November

 

2006 – Artist’s statement, John Moores Liverpool Exhibition 24, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

 

2008 – Foreword, Precious Things: a selection of contemporary painting, Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda, Ireland

 

2009 – Interview with John Reardon, ch-ch-ch-changes: interviews with artists who teach, Ridinghouse, London

 


Artist’s book and illustration editions

 

1983 – Cover drawing, Artscribe, 40 (April 1983)

 

1984 – Gogol’s The Overcoat: Drawings by G.N. Crowley, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London

 

1994 – Christopher Isherwood and Edward Upward, The Mortmere Stories, Enitharmon Press, London (limited edition)

 

1995 – Stuart Hood, Marquis de Sade for Beginners, Icon Books, London

 


One-man exhibition publications

 

1982 – Brandon Taylor, ‘Graham Crowley’s new painting’, Graham Crowley: paintings and drawings, AIR Gallery, London

1983 – Marco Livingstone, Graham Crowley: Home Comforts, Museum of Modern Art, Oxord

 

1984 – Martin Holman, Graham Crowley: Table Manners, Stephen Farthing: Humble Friends (exhibition guide), Edward Totah Gallery, London

 

1987 – William Feaver, ‘Foreword’, Graham Crowley: In Living Memory, Orchard Gallery, Derry

 

1991 – Graham Crowley: Somewhere Else, Edward Totah Gallery, London

1998 – Andrew Lambirth, Graham Crowley: The Flower Show, Lamont Gallery, London

 

2001 – Andrew Lambirth, Graham Crowley: Familiar Ground, Beaux Arts, London

 

2002 – Andrew Lambirth, ‘The Evolution of an Artist’, Graham Crowley: are you serious? Ipswich Borough Council

 

2002 – William Feaver, ‘New paintings’, Graham Crowley, Beaux Arts, London

 

2005 – John Slyce, ‘Sketches in Carberry: Graham Crowley’s Calligraphy in the landscape’, Graham Crowley, Beaux Arts, London

 


Selected books and publications

 

1978 – Ian Kirkwood, Graham Crowley: drawings and paintings (exhibition guide), Newcastle upon Tyne Polytechnic Art Gallery


1984 – Robert Ayers, Playing Live (exhibition catalogue), The Loseby Gallery, Leicester

 

1984 – Marco Livingstone, ‘Graham Crowley’, The Proper Study: Contemporary figurative paintings from Britain (exhibition catalogue), British Council, London

 

1987 – Sheena Wagstaff (ed.) Comic Iconoclasm (exhibition catalogue), Institute of Contemporary Arts, London

 

1987 – Brandon Taylor, ‘Critical Realism’, Critical Realism: Britain in the 1980s (exhibition catalogue), Nottingham Castle Museum

 

1988 – Teresa Gleadowe and Kim Winter (eds.) Cried and Whispers: new works for the British Council collection, British Council, London

 

1988 – Tony Godfrey, Figuring out the 80s (exhibition catalogue), Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne

 

1988 – Edward Lucie-Smith, Carolyn Cohen and Judith Higgins, The New British Painting, Phaidon Press, Oxford

 

1989 – Marco Livingstone, British figurative painters of the ’80s I, Kyoto Shoin International, Kyoto, Japan

 

1990 – Marco Livingstone, Pop Art: a continuing history, Thames and Hudson, London

 

1999 – Jane Sellars, The Flower Show: flowers in art and the 20th century (exhibition catalogue), Harewood Visual Arts, Leeds

 

2000 – Andrew Lambirth, Order and Event: Landscape Now (exhibition guide), Michael Richardson Contemporary Art/Art Space Gallery, London

 

2006 – Sara White Wilson, ‘Table Manners: Graham Crowley’ in Stephen Farthing (ed.) 1001 Paintings you must see before you die, Cassell, London


Selected articles and reviews

 

(London is place of publication unless stated otherwise)

 

‘Gallery guide’, Observer, 3 June 1979

William Feaver, ‘The Seal of Approval’, Observer, 15 July 1979

Christine Newton, ‘Modern Art: New Problems, The educational programme at MOMA’, Oxford Art Journal, 3 (October 1979)

 

William Feaver, ‘The Liverpool lottery’, Observer, 30 November 1980

 

William Feaver, ’81 for the road’, Observer, 12 April 1981

 

Richard Cork, ‘Inter-city dreamworld’, Evening Standard, 1 October 1981

 

William Feaver, ‘Evasive tactics’, Observer, 7 February 1982 J

 

ohn McEwen, ‘Dibbets, Crowley’, Art in America, New York, summer 1982

 

John Roberts, ‘Graham Crowley, AIR Gallery, London’, Aspects, 19 (summer 1982)

 

William Feaver, ‘Peep-shows from Paris’, Observer, 12 December 1982

 

Richard Cork, ‘Bird cure at the Brompton’, Evening Standard, 17 February 1983

 

Paul V. Kopeček, ‘Tolly Cobbold-Eastern Arts’, Aspects, 23 (summer 1983)

 

Marina Vaizey, ‘Picking up the pieces’, Sunday Times, 12 June 1983

 

Waldemar Januszczak, ‘A nasty shock for the still-life’, Guardian, 10 June 1983

 

William Feaver, ‘Boom and bust’, Observer, 12 June 1983

 

Robert Ayers, ‘Graham Crowley’, Artscribe, 40 (April 1983)

 

John McEwen, ‘Influenced’, Spectator, 30 July 1983

John McEwen, ‘A brush with the young masters’, Sunday Times Magazine, 23 October 1983

 

Robert Ayers, ‘”As of Now” at the Walker Art Gallery…’ Artscribe, 45 (February-April 1984)

 

William Feaver, ‘One True Faith’, Observer, 22 July 1984 Nigel Pillitt, ‘Graham Crowley: Nightlife’, City Limits, 22 July 1984

 

Tony Godfrey, ‘Graham Crowley and Stephen Farthing’, Art Monthly, November 1984

 

Adrian Lewis, ‘Graham Crowley and Stephen Farthing at Edward Totah’, Artscribe, 49 (November-December 1984)

 

E.H., ‘Graham Crowley, Totah-Stelling’, ARTnews, New York, summer 1986

 

William Feaver, ‘Mutation in the meadow’, Observer, 1 February 1987

 

William Feaver, ‘Comic-strip heroes’, Observer, 19th July 1987


Marina Vaizey, ‘The British scene shows signs of life’, Sunday Times, 11 October 1987

 

William Packer, ‘An idiosyncratic look at the one-man-show’, Financial Times, 13 October 1987

 

Brandon Taylor, ‘Graham Crowley’, Arts Review, 23 October 1987

 

‘First of a new generation’, Llandaff Gem, Wales, 21 November 1987

 

Judith Higgins, ‘Painted Dreams’, ARTnews, New York, February 1988

 

David Lee, ‘The state of modern art’, The Times, 16 June 1988

 

William Feaver, ‘London: Graham Crowley’, ARTnews, New York, March 1988

 

Marco Livingstone, ‘In Every Dream Home a Heartache’, Art & Design, IV, 9/10 (1988)

 

William Feaver, Graham Crowley, Modern Painters, II, 3 (autumn 1989)

 

William Feaver, ‘Women with gloves off’, Observer, 9 October 1989

 

William Feaver, ‘Sticks, stones and a few gems’, Observer, 9 June 1991

 

William Feaver, ‘If you go down to the woods today’, Observer Magazine, 1 September 1991

 

‘Battlings with the elements for the sake of art in Teeside’, Darlington and Stockton Times, 2 May 1992

 

Alison Ferst, ‘Essex man’s artistic brush with Cleveland’, Evening Gazette, Hartlepool, 27 March 1992

 

William Feaver, ‘Congratulations to a blotter on the landscape’, Observer, 24 October 1993

 

John McEwen, ‘Death by Diary Milk’, Sunday Telegraph, 3 July 1994

 

‘Lessons with Old Masters’, Hampstead and Highgate Express, 15 July 1994

 

Tim Hilton, ‘Some are more equal than others’, Independent on Sunday, 24 July 1994

 

Andrew Lambirth, ‘Graham Crowley’, Galleries, XIII, 1 (June 1995)

 

Nicholas Usherwood, ‘Graham Crowley’, Modern Painters, X, 2 (summer 1997)

 

William Feaver, ‘Emigrating to avoid your critics seems a little extreme’, Observer, 12 June 1997

 

John McEwen, ‘The poetic beauty of an unhinged gate’, Sunday Telegraph, 8 June 1997

 

John McEwen, ‘Remembering a Jekyll-and-Hyde’, Sunday Telegraph, 15 November 1998

 

Julian Perry, ‘Graham Crowley’, Galleries, XVIII, 9 (February 2001)

 

Craig Burnett, ‘Graham Crowley’, Modern Painters, XIV, 1 (spring 2001)

 

John McEwen, Painting is still not dead’, Sunday Telegraph, 19 May 2002

 

Rebecca Geldard, ‘Graham Crowley: Beaux Arts’, Time Out, 19 February 2003

 

Sue Hubbard, ‘Graham Crowley at Beaux Arts’, Independent, 14 March 2005

 

Vanessa Thorpe, ‘Low morale devastates art colleges’, Observer, 10 February 2008

 

Aidan Dunne, ‘Paintings to be seen in the flesh’, Irish Times, 1 October 2008

 

Carol Gilbert, ‘Graham Crowley speaks of his early determination to paint’, Southern Star, Skibbereen, Ireland, 7 February 2009