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Anything that has ever been written about John and his work.

2007 Public Art for Beijing Olympics- City Sculpture Proposals p 89 (The Competitor) p 134
(Strange Meeting) ISBN 7-5074-1794-8
Art & Architecture Journal. Commissions & Projects; Pound Mill, Staines, page 57 Commissions in the North East of England, 2003-2007, by Arts Council England, part financed by the European Union, European Regional Development Fund and One
North East. Section 12, Tees Valley, featured article on NZ323135, Morton palms Public Artwork by John Atkin
2006 Green Place Journal. May 2006. ISSN 1742-3716. Page nos. 2. Land Use article, News. Pound Mill public sculpture commission review. ISSN. Author Sutherland Lyall

Art & Architecture Journal. . Page 56. Number 63 Autumn 2005. ISSN 1360-3256
Commissions. Review NZ323135 (Public Sculpture)

Arts Monthly San Francisco. Volume 15. Issue 9. Page 7. Review of group exhibition at Sculpturesite Gallery, San Francisco

Art & Architecture Journal. Number 61. ISSN No. 1360-3256. February 2005. Public Art-Urbanism-Architecture. Missions & Projects. Review of Dal Fabrro’s Chariot, Liverpool


A-N Magazine. June 2004. ISNN No. 9-770261-342034 Review. Man and Machine.
Review of exhibition, Chappel Galleries, Colchester

Arts Quarterly. New Orleans Museum of Art, Volume XXVI Issue 2. From Another Dimension, Works on Paper, by Daniel Piersol


Daniel Smith, "Salute to The Rushes" Loughborough Echo 24th Ocober "Pointing to the future", The Echo, 31st Ocober Darren Beck, "Big Day", Leicester Mercury, 27th October Romeike, "Pride of Place", Leicester Mercury, 22nd October Tim Fargher, "John Atkin", Galleries, May Issue 241 ISSN 0265-7511 Cheryl Markosky, "A Massive Remodelling Job", The Independent, 4th June Sutherland Lyall, "Under the Weather", The Architects Journal, 9-770003 846080 Sonia Carvill, "Maritime Art on the Waterfront", East Anglian Daily Times, 21st May Amanda Cresswell, "What is it?", Evening Star, 16th May "The Navigator", Navigation News, ISSN 0268 6317 Thomas Krens, "Thinking Big - Concepts for Twenty First Century British Sculpture", catalogue introduction, Sculpture at Goodwood, Goodwood, West Sussex, UK Tim Marlowe, "Thinking Big", catalogue essay, Sculpture at Goodwood, Goodwood, West Sussex, UK

The Architects Journal. 26/06/03. ISSN. 0003 8466. Metal Works Cor-Ten. Under the Weather, by Sutherland Lyall. The Navigator, Ipswich is a featured artwork

"The Navigator", Navigation News, ISSN 0268 6317. Review of public sculpture by John Atkin

Art & Architecture Journal. No 59.ISSN 1360-3256.Page 48. Review of two new sculptures, The Navigator public artwork and The Signaler public artwork.

Galleries. May 2003. Tim Fargher, "John Atkin", Galleries, May Issue 241 ISSN 0265- 7511 Review of exhibition at Christchurch Mansion Museum, Ipswich


Roberta Fallon, "On Again, Off Again" Review of Scorched Earth at Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia Weekly

Thinking Big - Concepts for Twenty First Century British Sculpture. Introduction by Thomas Krens, Director, Soloman R Guggenheim Foundation. Essay, 'Thinking Big' by Tim Marlowe, Broadcaster and Creative Director for Sculpture at Goodwood. ISBN 09537794-3-2

Sculpture Magazine. Vol 21. No 7. Published by International Sculpture Center. Scorched Earth. Review of Exhibition at Philadelphia Art Alliance. Philadelphia PA.


Sculpture Magazine. Forum. Issue 8. Vol. 20 page 7. October 2001. ISSN 08989-728X Public Art Competitions in Sculpture Education. John Atkin in conversation with Carol Sterling ISC Officer.

Review. February 2001, Volume 3, No. 4. Published at 1427 W. Ninth St. Suite 203, Kansas City Missouri 64101. USA. John Atkin The Made and the Unmade by Leesa Fanning. Review of solo exhibition at Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art, Kansas City

The Kansas City Star. Preview/Art. Friday January 19th. The Show. A Kinder, gentler side to British Art… Review of solo exhibition at Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art

2000 Marian McLellan, "Scorched Earth" Review of Scorched Earth Drawings at Sylvia Schmidt Gallery, New Orleans Art Review Bookhardt, "On The Walls" Review of Scorched Earth Drawings at Sylvia Schmidt Gallery, Gambit Weekly, New Orleans "Gt. Eastern Hotel" Review of commission work for Conran Hotel, The Architects Journal, London. "The Gt. Eastern Look", The Sunday Times, London Robert Smith, "Distant Voices", Davis Gallery,MA, Art New England
1999 C. Yannopoulos, "Say It With Feeling", Review of Abstraction 2 to 3, Cleveland State University Art Gallery, Ohio, Cleveland Scene Maria Floyd, "Review of Abstraction 2 to 3", Cleveland Ohio Steven Litt, "Abstraction is Alive and Well" Review of Abstraction 2 to 3, Cleveland State University Art Gallery, Ohio, Plain Dealer Art Critic "Cubist Assemblages" Review of Distant Voices, Grayson Gallery, Vermont, Rutland Daily Herald "Out of the Crucible - An exhibition of bronze sculpture", catalogue, Loughborough University
1997 Mel Gooding, "In Residence, In Transit. Inaugural Exhibition", Stanley Picker Gallery
1996 Peter Wheeler, John Atkin, "Sculpture at Buddon Wood" Catalogue, Sponsored by Redland Aggregates, Quorn, Leicestershire, UK
1995 Peter Wheeler, "John Atkin - Embers", Northan Arts, DLI Gallery Durham, UK "Turning a load of rubbish into Art", Review of Embers, DLI Gallery, The Northern Echo, Durham, UK "Hang It, That’s Art!" Review of Embers, DLI Gallery, Northern Notebook, Durham, UK
1994 The Loughborough Group. Forward by Philomena Davidson Davis, President of Royal Society of British Sculptors, Essay by Peter Wheeler. Published 1994
1993 "Open Crossing", Group exhibition BBK, The British Council, Kent Institute of Art & Design, Kulturamt der Stadt Dusseldorf Kunst Kurier, "Zeitscrift Fur Kunst und Kultur" Open Crossing, Neue Arbeiten Vom, Kent Institute of Art & Design, HH-U. Priefert
1991 William Varley and Maudie Palmer, "John Atkin, Recent Work", Published by Northern Arts, The Arts Centre Darlington, Middlesbrough Borough Council. W.E. Johnson, "7 Days" Review of 3 person exhibition, John Atkin, Frank Auerbach, Victor Pasmore, at Middlesbrough Art Gallery Carrick Hill, "The Artful Garden" Adelaide, South Australia. Publication guide of works in the collection. Published by Foundation South Australia
1990 Norris Ioannou, "Giving form to the debris of contemporary society" Review of Sculpture at The Jam Factory Gallery, Adelaide, Australia Art in Australia. Special edition concentrating on War Art "Talkback", Guest host radio program, interview with Maudie Palmer, MOMA @ Heide, Geoffrey Edwards, Curator National gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Frances Lindsay, Monash University Frank McBride, "John Atkin - Sculpture", catalogue essay, The Jam Factory Gallery, Adelaide, Australia John Neylon, "The Sinister Side" . Review of Sculpture at The Jam Factory Gallery, Adelaide, Australia, The Adelaide Review "The National Garden Festival, Gateshead", Publication based on national group exhibition of contemporary outdoor sculpture. "Horror of Obelisk", The Watcher, Grays Art Gallery, Hartlepool Mail
1989 Maria Prerauer, "A young sculptor who’s always had a bit Moore" Review of exhibition, Sculpture and Drawings at Heide Park and Art Gallery, The Australian, National broad-sheet newspaper Elwyn Lynn, "Sculpture to focus eye and mind", Review of Sculpture and Drawings at Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney, The Weekend Australian, National broad-sheet newspaper Anna Murdoch, "A Struggle For Sculpture" Profile of artist and forthcoming exhibition at Heide Park & Art Gallery, Melbourne, The Age September "John Atkin, Sculpture and Works on Paper", Catalogue essay by Maudie Palmer, Director, MOMA @ Heide, Melbourne Victoria. Published by the Australia Council "UK Art Show", Review of exhibition at Heide Park & Art Gallery, Melbourne, Doncaster and Templestowe News Jenny Zimmer, "Atkin wrapped-up in distress", Review of exhibition at Heide Park & Art Gallery, The Sunday Herald "A Sense of Place", Grizedale Forest, Cumbria. Arts Council documentary for Channel 4 TV. Produced by Maggie Ellis Bill Varley, "Grizedale Forest Sculpture", The Guardian "An Image of War", Profile of John Atkin working in Kendal, Cumbria. Westmoreland Gazzette Mary Rose Beaumont, "Picker Fellows at Kingston", The Stanley Picker Trust, Watermans, Kingston Polytechnic "The Watcher wants a Marina look-in". Tabloid Newspaper, Star Series, Hartlepool "Memorial to men of steel", Letters page, The Mail, Hartlepool Steve Hilton "Criticised sculpture gets official unveiling", The Northern Echo, Darlington "The Watcher going on view. Large scale public sculpture for Hartlepool marina development, Cleveland", Northern Echo, regional broadsheet "Head will keep watch", Letters page, The Mail, Hartlepool "What on earth", The Mail, Hartlepool
1988 "John Atkin", Mildura Sculpture Triennial Exhibition. Vic, Australia. Australian local TV. Interview and profile of the artist and works in the exhibition. "Sphynx on the move to Australia", Profile of new sculpture by John Atkin made at Kendal Studio Potteries, Kendal, The Westmoreland Gazette Ray Watson, "A head for business", Expamet Products Journal
1987 Andrew Graham Dixon, "Fender Bender" Review of 3-man show at City Artists Gallery, London. The Independent
1986 "John Atkin-Strange Meeting" BBC TV documentary profile, first screened in 1986, repeated in 1987, 1988, 1989. National coverage. 10 mins duration. Hans Peter Adamski, John Atkin. Profile of new artists at Basle, Switzerland. Publication. Other artists featured, Beuys, Boltanski, Baselitz, Basquiat, Barcelo. "Six of the best", Review of group show at Exchange Square, Hartlepool. King, Nash, Kenney, Caro, Hall, Atkin. Hong Kong Standard Nigel Rosser, "Sculpture Beyond Moore", Review of exhibition at Exchange Square, Hong Kong. Phillip King, David Nash, Mike Kenny and John Atkin. South China Morning Post Waldemar Januszczak, "Three Decades of Contemporary Art, The Eighties", Catalogue essay, Juda Rowan Gallery, London Patricia Bickers, "Twenty Five Years at Juda Rowan", Review of survey exhibition, Arts Monthly
1985 "John Atkin - Strange Meeting", BBC Radio Newcastle. Interview relating to exhibition at the Hatton Gallery Kate Bailey "Father, son and the haunting ghost of an earlier life…" Profile of John Atkin, The Northern Echo Mike Neville "Interview with John Atkin - Sculptor", Hatton Gallery, BBC Look North William Varley, "John Atkin" Hatton Gallery, Newcastle Upon Tyne, The Guardian "Interview - John Atkin" Profile of the artist, Courtesy of Juda Rowan Gallery, Café-Crème Magazine, Paris Sara Selwood, "Strange Meeting" Hatton Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne. Publication / Poster. Waldemar Januszczak, "The Hare that Leaps from Summer", The Guardian, Selected review of Sculpture RCA Degree Shows


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