Ruth Pastine’s Mirroring Offers a Kaleidoscopic, Enveloping Experience with Color

Elizabeth Myong,, September 15, 2017

Ruth Pastine: WITNESS @ Brian Gross Fine Art

David M. Roth,, February 3, 2017

Creation, Conservation, and Time: A Discussion about Modern Paints 

Tom Learner and Jeffrey Levin, Conservation Perspectives, The Getty Conservation Institute Newsletter, Fall 2016, 19-24.

Exhibitionism: Ruth Pastine at David Richard Gallery

Michael Abatemarco,, November 11, 2016

Ruth Pastine’s “Ethereal Material” at Ace Gallery, Beverly Hills

Isabella Mason, BlouinArtinfo, November 10, 2016

What to see in L.A. galleries: …Ruth Pastine

David Pagel, Los Angeles Times, November 2, 2016

Ruth Pastine: Ethereal Material

Ace Gallery Beverly Hills exhibition brochure, 2016

Eric Minh Swenson’s Art World Yearbook

Mat Gleason, Coagula art journal, Issue 113, May 2016, 68

What is truth? One painter’s mesmerizing new show offers an answer 

David Pagel, Los Angeles Times, September 29, 2015

Discovering the Sublime with Color Field Painter Ruth Pastine

Rachel Will, Artsy Editorial, September 29, 2015

Ruth Pastine Paints To Tease The Eye

Sarah P. Hanson, Editor’s Pick, 1stbibs, Introspective Magazine, September 21, 2015

Ruth Pastine, “The Inevitability of Truth” at Edward Cella Gallery

Edward Goldman, September LA, a Bursting Art Scene, KCRW Art Talk, September 8, 2015

“Is it… Monochrome? Colorfield? Or an Object?”

Susie Tommaney, Houston Press, June 12, 2015

“Ruth Pastine: Present Tense” at the Carnegie Art Museum

Roberta Carasso, Visual Art Source, ArtSceneCal, April 2015, 11-12

Ruth Pastine, Haiku Reviews: ART 2014 Roundup III

Peter Frank, Huffington Post, Arts & Culture, January 9, 2015

Ruth Pastine @ Brian Gross

David Roth, 2014: The Year in Review,, January 04, 2015

‘6018 Wilshire’ at Edward Cella: Last show before the wrecking ball

David Pagel, Los Angeles Times, November 3, 2014

‘MIND’S EYE / Sense Certainty Series’ – Ruth Pastine at Brian Gross Fine Art

Greg Flood, SF Contemporary Art Examiner, September 20, 2014

Curating for the 21st Century

George Melrod, Art Ltd. magazine, May/June 2014, 17 & 50-54

True Colors

Lorie D. Porter, Arts Scene, Santa Barbara Magazine, Spring 2014, 87-88

The Color Couple: Gary Lang and Ruth Pastine

Evan Senn, KCET, April 3, 2014

 “Colorimetry” – Museum of Art and History, Lancaster

Peter Frank, Artillery magazine, March/April 2014, vol 8, issue 4, 54

Colorimetry Uses Color as Instigator

Kimberly Nichols, Droste Effect, February 25, 2014

The Colors of Music

Ruby Alvarado, Antelope Valley Press, Valley Life, Saturday, February 22, 2014, A13

MOAH: Colorimetry

Eric Minh Swenson, published 1/27/2014

Selfless Sensation: Ruth Pastine’s Paintings

Donald Kuspit, catalog essay published on occasion of the exhibition ‘Attraction 1993-2013,’ Paintings and Works on Paper, Lancaster Museum of Art and History – MOAH, Lancaster, CA.

Beholding Ruth Pastine’s Current Paintings

DeWain Valentine, catalog appreciation published on occasion of the exhibition ‘Attraction 1993-2013,’ Paintings and Works on Paper, Lancaster Museum of Art and History – MOAH, Lancaster, CA.

Ruth Pastine: The Optical Sublime

Peter Frank, catalog essay published on occasion of the exhibition ‘Attraction 1993-2013,’ Paintings and Pastel Works on Paper, Lancaster Museum of Art and History (MOAH), Lancaster, CA.

Ruth Pastine: Interplay

Eric Minh Swenson, December 11, 2013

Ruth Pastine: “Interplay” at Scott White Contemporary Art

Amy Galpin, Art Ltd. magazine, November/December 2013, 36

Ruth Pastine: The Optical Sublime

Peter Frank, catalog essay published on occasion of the exhibition ‘Interplay,’ Paintings and Pastel Works on Paper, Scott White Contemporary Art

Let there be light- The Illuminated Experience by Ruth Pastine

Scott White, catalog introduction essay published on occasion of the exhibition ‘Interplay,’ Paintings and Pastel Works on Paper, Scott White Contemporary Art

Post-mortem on artMRKT 2013 (part 2)

Greg Flood, San Francisco Contemporary Art,, June 25, 2013

Ruth Pastine: Counterpoint

Peter Frank, FABRIK magazine, October 2012, issue 18, pp. 78-79

Ruth Pastine: Counterpoint

Roberta Carasso, ArtScene, October 2012, volume 32, no. 2, p. 28


Edward Cella, pastel on paper work, Exhibition catalog essay, 2012

Ruth Pastine: Immaterial Matters at Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco

Richard Kalisher, American Contemporary Art magazine, September 2011, 43.

Tony DeLap & Ruth Pastine

Peter Frank, Huffington Post, Haiku Reviews, April 8, 2011

Ruth Pastine: Conquer Surrender: Secondary Color Series

Roberta Carasso, Coast Magazine, Art Access, March 2011, p. 105

Ruth Pastine’s Paintings Astound

Douglas Britt, Houston Chronicle, November 10, 2010

Ruth Pastine

Roberta Carasso, Artist Profile, Art Ltd. Magazine, January/February 2010, p. 60-61

Ruth Pastine’s Paintings

Donald Kuspit, Exhibition catalog essay, 2009

Roberta Carasso: 2 artists showcase heritage, finesse in new collections

Roberta Carasso, Orange County Register, January 27, 2009

Ruth Pastine at Sonja Roesch

Douglas Britt, Houston Chronicle, July 2, 2008

Ruth Pastine: Ever Present

Kelly Klaasmeyer, Houston Press, Capsule Art Reviews, June 19 – 26, 2008, p. 35

ArtSpace Talk: Ruth Pastine

Brian Sherwin,, October 5, 2007

Artist wants people who look at her paintings to think

Nicole D’Amore, Ventura County Star, Friday, April 27, 2007

Red light, green light: “Luminesce Red Green” 

Molly Freedenberg, Ventura County Reporter, September 30, 2004

Minding the Store – Gallery owner Nathan Larramendy wants to sell customers on the brain-broadening power of art: Luminesce Red Green

Karen Lindell, Ventura County Star, Time Out magazine, Arts Weekly, September 2, 2004, 10-11.

Larramendy hosting solo Pastine show ‘Luminesce (Red Green)’

Jesse Phelps, Ojai Valley News, August 27, 2004

Ruth Pastine

Ken Johnson, The New York Times, Weekend, October 6, 2000

Paintings Colored By Illusion: Ruth Pastine: Red Green and Yellow Magenta Paintings at Haines

Kenneth Baker, San Francisco Chronicle, Datebook, August 12, 2000

Color Guard-Ruth Pastine Revels In The Art Of The Hue

Robert L. Pincus, San Diego Union Tribune, April 1, 1999

Artist Pastine envelops viewers in radiance

Carol Ebert Schultz, La Jolla Village News, March 25, 1999

Ruth Pastine

Edith Newhall, New York Magazine, February 16, 1998

Ruth Pastine at Deven Golden Fine Art

Robert C. Morgan, Review Magazine, February 15, 1998

Mergings, Ruth Pastine

Harry Roche, San Francisco Bay Guardian, September 18, 1996

Tense Present-Tense: Ruth Pastine

Robert C. Morgan, Cover Magazine, October 1995

Vulnerability: Ruth Pastine

Pepe Karmel, The New York Times, September 22, 1995

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