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2016 Green, Kate, Yoshua Okón: Miasma, Testsite, Artforum, November 2016. [PDF]
Lambert, Eleanor, A Short History of Art World Potty Humor, The Creators Project, October 2016. [PDF]
Maristain, Mónica, La irreverencia de Yoshua Okón y Santiago Sierra. Una crítica desde el arte a Carlos Slim, Sin Embargo, Mexico City, March 2016. [PDF]
Mir, Stan, Everything Is Permitted: Artist-Run Spaces of Mexico City in 1990's, Hyperallergic, 2016. [PDF]
2015 Sarkar, Christian, Questioning Reality: Yoshua Okón's Videos of Alienation, Fix Capitalism, 2015. [PDF]
Grumbach, Matthew, Returning to the site of protest, Dis Magazine, 2015. [PDF]
Morales, Julio César, Interview with artist Yoshua Okón, ASU Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, July 2015.[PDF]
Rojas, Pablo, Yoshua Okón contra el nacionalismo, Frente Magazine, México, 2015. [PDF]
De Llano, Pablo, Llévenselos al Sur, El País, America edition, number XL, México, 2015. [PDF]
Ávila, Sonia, Oracle, Crítica miope nacionalismo, Excelsior, México, D.F., 2015. [PDF]
Diehl, Travis, Yoshua Okón dicusses his new installation about an anti-inmigration group, Art Forum, New York, USA, 2015. [PDF]
Valdez, Daniela, Momento 01. Una radiografía de la escena creativa mexicana. Arca, Mexico City, Mexico, 2015. [PDF]
Haas, Lidija, Lidija Haas talks to Yoshua Okón, Tank Magazine, Volume 8, Issue 3, Mexico City, Mexico, Spring, 2015. [PDF]
2014 Amirsadeghi, Hossein, Contemporary Art Mexico. Transglobe Publishing, United Kingdom, 2014. [PDF]
Labat, Tony, Yoshua Okón with Tony Labat. SFAQ International Arts and Culture, November, 2014. [PDF]
Ramos Izquierdo, Marta, Chille: la música no ha parado, October, 2014.[PDF]
Iglesias, Claudio, Falsa conciencia. Ensayos sobre la industria del arte. "Una escuela de irreverencia. La Panadería, su mundo y su legado", pp. 97-106. Ediciones/metales pesados, Santiago de Chile, 2014. [PDF]
Simblist, Noah,Yoshua Okón in conversation with Noah Simblist. Review Pastelegram, January 15, 2014.[PDF]
Barton, Dave,'Salò Island' Offers Four Shades of Fascism at UC Irvine's CAC Gallery. OC Weekly Arts, January, 2014. [PDF]
Carson, Juli, Yoshua Okón. Salò Island. UC Irvine Contemporary Arts Center Gallery, Irvine, USA. 2014.[PDF]
2013 Steinberg, Samuel, Touching the Common: Contemporary Art and Mesoamerican Art, Third Text, Vol. 27, No. 5, 2013. [PDF]
Decker, Arden, For the record... The Guacamole Show and Other Topics. México Inside Out: Themes in Art Since 1990, México. 2013. [PDF: Español & English]
Cwynar, Kari. . Exhibition brochure, apexart, 2013. [PDF]
2012 Sánchez, Héctor Antonio. La transmutación de la memoria: Pulpo/Octopus de Yoshua Okón. Casa del Tiempo No 62-63, pp 66-69, December 2012 - January 2013. [PDF]
Thwaites, Denise. Un humor incómodo. latempestad.com.mx. December 2012. [PDF]
Thwaites, Denise. An Uncomftable Kind of Humor. Das Superpaper No 25, pp 58-64, November 2012. [PDF]
Reyna, Juan Carlos. A propósito de Pulpo. latempestad.com.mx. January 2012. [PDF]
2011 Makary J., Rhinoplasty at Vox's Fourth Wall. The Nicola Midnight St. Claire, September, 2011. [PDF]
Goldman, Francisco. Octopus. Bomb No 118, pp 12-13, Winter 2011. [PDF]
Hernandez, Daniel. A place where Guatemalan day laborers are survivors of war. Los Angeles Times, November, 2011. [PDF]
Smith, Sarah-Neel. Yoshua Okón. Frieze No 143, pp 124, November-December 2011. [PDF]
Neel, Tucker. Yoshua Okón: octopus. Art Pulse No 9, Fall 2011. [PDF]
Rosales, Luis. pulpo de Yoshua Okón. revista192.com. October 2011.[PDF]
Garfias, Sofia. "pulpo" de Yoshua Okón @ casa galván. ibero909.fm. September 2011. [PDF]
Mallouk, Elyse. From Los Angeles: Yoshua Okon. artpractical.com. September 2011. [PDF]
Wagley, Catherine. Yoshua Okon at Hammer Museum. LA Weekly, September 2011.[PDF]
Welchman, John. War and Peace. Octopus Exhibition brochure. Hammer Museum. August 2011. [PDF]
Perlson, Hili. Octopus. meta-magazine.com, October 2011. [PDF]
Téllez, Mabel. Entrevista a Yoshua Okón. revistacodigo.com, September 2011. [PDF]
Yoshua Okón, Interview. PeepingTom 2: Mexico City, 2011. [PDF]
2010 Baker, Kenneth, Yoshua Okón´s uneasy TV puts viewers on the spot. Ovation, Art, San Francisco Chronicle and SFGate.com pp F3, 11-14 November 2010. [PDF]
Straus, Tamara. Exploring concept of audience. San Francisco Chronicle and SFGate.com. pp F4. 28-31 October, 2010 [PDF]
Ortiz Ramirez, Eduardo. Entrevista: Yoshua Okón. Err-magazine No 6, June-July 2010. [PDF]
Iglesias, Claudio. Pequeñas anécdotas sobre las instituciones. Diario Pagína 12, Radar. May 9, 2010. [PDF]
Hertz, Betty–Sue. Yoshua Okón: 2007-2010. Exhibition brochure. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. [PDF]
Ruiz, Guillermo. Yoshua Okón´s Interview. Tomo No 21, pp 8-10. March, 2010. [PDF]
Berlanga Taylor, Jessica. Yoshua Okón. Frieze, pp 132. March 2010. [PDF]
Reyna, Juan Carlos. La Vida sin clichés. Día siete pp 27-31. April 2010. [PDF]
Equipo de redacción. Arte visuales Internacionales. Las mejores exhibiciones de 2009-2010. La Tempestad, pp 31, No 73. July - August, 2010. [PDF]
Riquelme, Valentina. La estética antiglobal. Día siete, año 10, No 537. pp 26-30. [PDF]
Ellegood, Anne. Coyoterías, Exhibition brochure. Galería Ignacio Liprandi. [PDF: Español / English]
Arantes Priscila, Crossing, pp 106-111, 178-179. September, 2010. [PDF: English / Português]
Casas Bulnes, Rocío. Desarmar para construir. Arte al limite, No 46, pp 56-58, January-February, 2010. [PDF]
2009 Perdices, Álvaro. Interview with Yoshua Okón a propos of White Russians. Artecontexto, pp 42-53, 2009. [PDF: Español / English]
Knight, Christopher. Freedom's Fantasy, lives stand still. Raymond Pettibon, Yoshua Okón at Armory Center for the Arts. Los Angeles Times, June 12, 2009. [PDF]
Silva Astorga, Daniela. “Chille” En La Galería Gabriela Mistral: Arte y política bajo la Mirada azteca. El Mercurio, 9A, November 2009. [PDF]
Morales, Lourdes. Yoshua Okón: Ventanilla Única. Artpulse, pp 81, December 2009. [PDF]
Moshayedi, Aram. Raymond Pettibon and Yoshua Okón. Critics' Picks, artforum.com, June 2009. [PDF]
Knight, Christopher. Yoshua Okón´s video monumento pegged 'US'. Culture Monster, losangelestimes.com, May 1, 2009. [PDF]
Casavecchia, Barbara. Stappa la lattina e beviti una risata. La Repubblica, May 9, 2009. [PDF]
Rogers, Kenneth. Capitol implications: the function of labor in the video art of Juan Devis and Yoshua Okón. Social Identities, Vol. 15, No. 3, pp 331-349. May 2009. [PDF]
Abaroa, Eduardo. Realidad y Ficción Yoshua Okón. Código 06140, December 08-January 09. [PDF]
Hernández, Daniel. Exploiting exploitation: Yoshua Okón at the Carrillo Gil.
danielhernandez.typepad.com. September 26. [PDF]
Obregón, Christian. Yoshua Okón: Ventanilla Única. La tempestad, No 70. pp 31.[PDF]
Morrison Gavin, A propósito... (Incidentally...), 1997. Lifting: Theft in Art, Atopia Projects, pp 90-98, 2009. [PDF]
Fernández, Olga. Interview with Yoshua Okón. Tragicomedia. 2009. [PDF: Español / English]
2008 Sánchez, Luis Carlos. Yoshua Okón, una década. Excélsior, October 29, 2008. [PDF]
Chang, Daniel. Really want art? Arm-wrestle for it. Miami Herald, December 7, 2008. [PDF]
Israde, Yanireth. Voltea Yoshua Okón página artística. Reforma, November 19, 2008.
Se vale Yoshua Okón del arte para reflejar preocupaciones cotidianas. Notimex, October 30, 2008.
Robinson, Gaile. Electoral Collage. Star-Telegram, October 28, 2008.
Díaz Umeneta, Juan Bosco. Ojos que gritan al otro lado. El País, August 2, 2008. [PDF]
Licona, Sandra. Experimenta sin performance. El Universal, November 10, 2008. [PDF]
Revoredo, Alberto. Las distintas caras de la política. El Comercio, March 23, 2008. [PDF]
2007 Arriola, Magali, Yoshua Okón, Bidoun, Issue 10, Spring 2007. [PDF]
Janco, Marcel. Yoshua Okón & Miguel Calderon: A Propósito. Uovo, Issue 15, pp 264-267. 2007. [PDF]
Gilman, Claire. Yoshua Okón, Frieze, Issue 107, May 2007. [PDF]
Schjeldahl, Peter. Yoshua Okón at The Project, The New Yorker, March 26, 2007. [PDF]
Bombelli, Ilaria. Remake Concettuale, Flash Art Italia, November-December N. 260
Myers, Holly. Taking on elements of Picasso, Los Angeles Times, February 2, 2007.
2006 Perrella, Cristiana, neo-con. Contemporary Returns to Conceptual Art (brochure). Apexart, New York, September, 2006. [PDF]
Hernandez, Daniel. Down and Delirious in Mexico City, LA Weekly, August 16, 2006.
Pozuelo. Abel. Yoshua Okón, el nuevo orden social. El Cultural, pp 33, June 29. [PDF]
Carpio, Francisco. Zoologia Humana, ABCD, 749. Semanal,10-6 June, 2006. [PDF]
2005 Estrada, Aura. Abolishing Representation: Making Corruption Tangible, Cultural Agents Conference. Harvard University, USA. 2005. [PDF]
Knight, Christopher, Good, bad and a fresh new 'Thing', Los Angeles Times, December 18, 2005.
Casadio, Mariuccia. My Country, Vogue Italia, November 2005, pp.226-231
Thatcher, Jennifer, Human Nature, ART Monthly, No.287, June 2005.
Knight, Christopher, Our Values and Ideals Enshrined. Los Angeles Times, April 26. 2005.
Helguera, Pablo. La Generación doble X, Exit Express, pp 4-5, February. [PDF]
Yoshua Okón Discusses Crabby With Erica Burton. Human Nature, Pump House Gallery, 2005. [PDF]
2004 Medina, Cuauhtemoc. Reflujo. Reforma, Mexico. April 14, 2004.
Lerner, Jesse. Shoot: 245(D)(1). Rim, No. 5, Summer 2004. [PDF]
Picard, Charmaine. Art Basel Miami 2003. Art Nexus No. 52 Vol. 3. 2004. [PDF]
Welchman, John. Crying Wolf. Flash Art, Vol. XXXVII No.234, January-February, 2004. [PDF]
Adaptive Behavior. Adaptive Behavior (brochure), New Museum, New York. 2004. [PDF]
Whang, Janice. PUKING UP BULLSHIT, The Media’s Obsession with Obsessions. Vice Magazine. Volume 11 number 1. 2004. [PDF]
Blanco, Sergio. Produce "HCI" asco y humor. Reforma, March 19. [PDF]
Ortiz Torres, Rubén. Poder corrupción y video. Reforma, pp 6. June 27. [PDF]
2003 Beith, Malcolm. Mexico’s New Wave. Newsweek. May 26, 2003-June 2, 2003. [PDF]
Feder, Elena. Texto para el catálogo. Argos Festival. 2003. [PDF]
Hernández, Edgar. Refleja su obra daño de bulimia. Reforma, pp 1, August 9. [PDF]
2002 Castro Florez, Fernando. Sin Miedo a Nada. Blanco y Negro Cultural. December 21, 2002. [PDF]
Gellatly, Andrew. 2002 California Biennial, Frieze, Issue #71: 112. Noviember/December 2002.
Reynolds, Christopher. Head over heels. Los Angeles Times. October 20, 2002.
Pagel, David. California Biennial is on the Right Laugh Track. Los Angeles Times. July 17, 2002. [PDF]
Mcinnes, Gavin. Money will make the dog dance. Vice Magazine, Vol. 9 No. 5. June, 2002. [PDF]
Focus Mexico. Flash Art, Vol. XXXIV No.225, July/Septiember, 2002.
Cotter, Holland. Pictures of you. New York Times. May 10, 2002. [PDF]
Pictures of you: Iñaky Bonillas, Minerva Cuevas, Mario García-Torres and Yoshua Okón.
absolutearts.com [PDF]
Cotter, Holland. Mexican Anti-fiesta full of uneasy realities. New York Times, pp 33, July 5. [PDF]
Lener, Jesse. No hair of the dog. Cabinet, No. 6, pp 34-36. [PDF]
2001 De la Torre, Mónica. Pull Over! The Art of Yoshua Okón. BOMB Magazine. USA Winter 2001. [PDF]
Helguera, Pablo. Mexico City: Unmasked Contexts. Tema Celeste Contemporary Art Magazine May-June 2001. [PDF]
Helguera, Pablo. Yoshua Okón. Art Nexus. No. 41 Vol. 3. 2001. [PDF]
2000 Okón, Yoshua. Zoofilias. Revista Luna Córnea No. 20. Mexico. 2000. [PDF]
Schneider Enriquez, Mary. Beyond the Border. Art News magazine. January 2000.
Villarreal, Rogelio. De Policias y Bailarines: Videos de Yoshua Okón. Revista Curare No.16 Sacramentos. México. 2000.[PDF]
Hernández, Edgar Alejandro. Registro fotográfico de ficción y realidad. El Universal, pp3. March 23. [PDF]
Schmelz Itala. Rhinoplastia cine de calidad que busca mostrar al ser humano. La Jornada. pp 22. Octubre 28, 2000. [PDF]
1997 McLaren, Shawn Patrick. Beautiful Fluffy Stylish Hairy Butts. (brochure). CHORUS (s)crypt(s) 6. USA. 1997. [PDF]
Artemio. Videoinstalacion Canada-Mexico. Poliester, Vol. 6 #20. pp. 52-53. Fall, 1997. [PDF]