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Selected Bibliography


518 PROFILES_ Sept 2022 pp. 6-11 Lawrence White

LAKE GEORGE MIRROR Aug 19, sec B pp.13 and 17 Anthony Hall

DAILY GAZETTE Aug 25,2022, Indiana Nash



SCULPTURE MAGAZINE, Nov 2020, Jonathan Goodman

"Eclectic Autonomy"

Adirondack Experience "Creativity in Quarantine" 2020

Adirondack Explorer Magazine, Trailblazer, Tracy Olmbee, Sept-Oct 2018 pp.46-47

Art and Antiques, Sculpture Portfolio, June 2015, p 44

Adirondack Life Magazine, Lisa Braman, Sept/October 2014, pp 48-49

Sculpture Magazine , Sept 2013, review Opalka Gallery solo exhibit, Tim Kane

Albany Times Union, Dec  26, 2012 "Critic top Picks for 2012" Tresca Weinstein

Albany Time Union, Sept,16, 2012, Amy Griffin "Creative Balance" review solo exhibit Opalka Gallery, 2nd pdf link w photos

Albany Time Union: Sept 23, 2012, Tresca Weinstein - Sculpture, Dancers Make Inentive Show"  2nd link w photos

The Daily Gazette, Sept 2, 2012, Karen Bjornland, Sculptor Uses Found Objects to Choreograph Work"

Views on Art - Grounds for Sculpture blog, "John Van Alstine-a studio visit" July 12, 2012 Christina Ely

Sarasota Visual Art, "Land Sea and 3-d" June,16, 2012

Albany Times Union, "Van Alstine Brings Sisyphus Down a Notch", Tim Kane, October 15, 2009

Washington Post, June 26, 2008

Baltimore Sun, June 26, 2008

Adirondack Life, "Olymic Medal" Jessica Shea, Summer 2008

Mountain Homestyle Mag Aspen. "Where Industry and nature Meet", by Jay Cowan, p-95-98, Summer 2008

Sculpture Magazine, review by Jackie KerenJune 2008, vol27 no.5 p74. LakePlacid Center

Albany Times Union, Thur. July 17, 2008

"Ring of triumph" Tim Kane  preview sec. cover

  and pp 18-19+

Albany Times Union, Sunday June,8 2008

"must - see exhibits" Tim Kane  sec H - p.1

Schenectady Gazette, Sunday June 28, 2008

Arts sec p.1&3

USA TODAY, Money Section, p6B, April 21.2008

"Sculpture inspired by Flight takes Wing" photo

Sculpture Magazine, July/August 2006 p.77, Norha Haime Solo Show, NYC Feb 2006

Baltimore Sun, June 14, 2006

Kettering Times, 911 Memorial, Sptember 12, 2003

Exhibit sets up dialogue between two artists

James Gallery, Pittsburgh 2003
By Barry Hannegan, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

West End exhibit reveals compatibility of artists' works
James Gallery, Pittsburgh 2003
By Kurt Shaw, Tribune-Review

Providence Journal, exhibition review, Channing Gray, March, 13, 2001

Contemporary American Sculpture in Monte-Carlo
Art in America

Interview  Sculpture Magazine, May 2000 pp 26-33

by Glenn Harper

Baltimore City Paper, Keeping his Balance, Mike Giuliano, Sept 27, 2000

"Through the Mill" Adirondack Life Mag, Collector edition, 1998 pp.74-82

Cover Magazine,VanAlstine at Norha Haime, NYCReview 1990

Cover Magazine, Jeffery C. Wright, Volume 12, Number 2, 1998

Baltimore Sun, ...Deep Talent Pool, John Dorsey, July 1998

Baltimore Sun "Horn of Plenty: Sculpture, John Van Alstine", John Dorsey, Sun Art Critic, June 10,1997

Sculpture Magazine, REVIEW: "John Van Alstine: Vessels and Voyages"

at the DeCordova Museum, Boston MA, June 1996 thru June 1997

October 1996 p. 61
by Miles Unger 

ArtNews Magazine, November, 1996 p. 132
by Valerie Gladstone

"Sculpture Between A Rock And A Hard Spot"
Clevland State Univ solo 1996 catalog essay by David M. Gariff

"John Van Alstine: Vessels and Voyages"

exhibition catalog essayDeCordova Museum solo exhib
by Nick Capasso, Associate Curator


Boston Globe  By Christine Temin, , July 31, 1996

REVIEW: "John Van Alstine: Vessels and Voyages"

at the DeCordova Museum, Boston MA, June 1996 thru

Section: Living, page E1 "Sculpture Terrace Gets Off To A Teetering Start"

Disparate Works Share Space at C. Grimaldis
By Mike Giullano, Baltimore City Paper

Baltimore Sun "Awarenes of Fine Line..." June 21, 1995, John Dorsey, Sun Art Critic

Art and Antiques, Soloexhibit review,"Staking Out Claims", Eric Gibson, September 1994

Solo Exhibit University of New Hampshire, Oct. 20, 1994, Manchester Union, review

New York Times, sole exhibit review,"Urban-Suburban ... Unlikely Shapes",  Sunday, Jan. 27, 1991, by Vivien Raynor                      

Exposites -Van Alstine als Don Quichot op de weg van een (Dutch)    by Jan Lieland,  DeGilderlander, Oct. 4, 1991,

Baltimore Sun, Dual Exhibit, John Dorsey, May 2, 1991

Cover Magazine, Gloria Almann, October, 1990 


Tool as Art, p.15,Harry H Abrams, Publisher, intro by Pete Hamill ISBN: 0-8109-3873-1

New York Times, "Ephemrial Pairing of Granite and Steel", by William Zimmer, Sunday Jan. 8, 1989

Baltimore Sun, Van Alstine Sculpture, John Dorsey, May 11, 1988

The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Sculpture at the Museum, Spring 1987

Washington Times, Playful Sculpture... Jane Addams  Allen, May 19, 1983

National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, June 1982

Art in America, David Tannuos , December 1981

Art Forum, Marlborough Gallery, Color - 5 New Views, October, 1981

Washington Post, Van Alstine's Photography, Paul Richard, Feb. 7, 1981

Arts Magazine, NYC Exhibition Review,  Robert Yoskowitz, May 1980

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Gardens "Directions" Exhibit [Hardcover] BRUTE SCULPTURE: John Van Alstine 1979
Howard N. Fox (Author)