Adrian, Dennis. “MCA Climaxes its Fifth Year with a Double Spectacular,” Chicago Daily News, December 23, 1972    

Alloway, Lawrence. “Art,” The Nation, v. 208, no. 23, June 9, 1969, p. 74

Alvarez Bravo, Armando. “En el campo con Rafael Ferrer,” El Nuevo Herald, (San Juan, PR) March 5, 1994, pp. E-1&4

Andraea, Christopher. “The Whitney vs. Illusion,” The Christian Science Monitor, June 28, 1969, pp. 6

“Artist and Politics: a Symposium,” Artforum, v. 9, no. 1, September 1970, p. 36

Baker, Kenneth. “A Sculpture from a combat zone.Rafael Ferrer’s tropical heat wave,” Artforum 1976.

___________. Artforum, review, March 1972

Bach, Penny Balkin. “ Defining the Public Context,” New Land Marks, exhibition catalogue, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, February 10- April 15, 2001

Beckman, Iñaki. “El retorno de Rafi Ferrer,” El Nuevo Dia (San Juan, PR) September 20, 1992, Magazín Domingo pp.12-15

Benitez, Marimar. “Rafael Ferrer,” exhibition catalogue, Galeria Botello, March 19-April 16, 1998

___________. “En Los Años de la Liga,” Plastica, v. 1, no. 21, September 1993, p. 5-17

Berman, Marshall. “All That Is Solid Melts Into Air,” Simon and Schuster, 1982, p. 344-45

Blasor, Lorraine. “Rafael Ferrer’s Tropics,” Caribbean Business, February 16, 1989, pp. 7

Bongartz, Roy. “It’s called Earth Art –and Boulderdash,” The New York Times Magazine, February 1, 1970, pp.16+

Bourdon, David. The Village Voice, review, October 27, 1975, pp. 124 & 126

Brenson, Michael.  “Ferrer’s Caribbean World Of Sensuality and Mystery,” The New York Times, November 10, 1989, pp. C-38

____________. “David Salle and Rafael Ferrer: In Mainstream and Out,” The New York Times, March 18, 1988, pp. C-29

____________. The New York Times, review, September 12, 1986, pp. C-20

____________.Back in the City, a Display Of yhe Figure in Modern Art,” The New York Times, August 2, 1985

Bujan, Juan. “Rafael Ferrer y la Bienal del Whitney Museum of American Art,” La Voz Hispana, April 30, 1981, pp. 17

Bushyeager, Peter. “Art: The Wry Intelligence and Keen Sense of Observation Season The Colorful Paintings of Rafael Ferrer,” The New Manhattan Review, October 29, 1986, pp. 26

Cecil, Sarah. “Rafael Ferrer,” Art News, February 1986, pp. 119

Cherson, Samuel B. “Rafi Ferrer se reconcilia con la isla,” El Nuevo Dia (San Juan, PR) December 11, 1992, pp.78-79

____________.“Rafi Ferrer: ardiente visión a la distancia,” El Nuevo Dia, March 16, 1989, pp. 134

____________. “El Cambio de Rafi Ferrer,” El Nuevo Dia, May 16, 1982, pp. 12-13

____________. “Rafi Ferrer: Un Huracán Tropical,” El Nuevo Dia, Sunday Magazine, August 10, 1980, pp. 4-7

Cruz, Araceli. “Puerto Rican Artist Finally Gets His Due,” The Village Voice, June 8, 2010

Cullen, Deborah. “Rafael Ferrer,” A Ver: Revisioning Art History, monograph, UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Press, 2012

___________. Retro/Active, exhibition catalogue, Museo Del Barrio, 2010 w/ Essays by Edward Sullivan, Carter Ratcliff  & Interview w/ Vincent Katz

___________. “Latin American & Caribbean Art: MoMA at El Museo,” exhibition catalogue, El Museo del Barrio, March 4-July 25 2004, p. 132-133

Cullinan, Helen. “Artist of Note Takes New Tack.” The Plain Dealer, March 4, 1976, pp. C-10

Day, Larry. “Some Part of the World: New Paintings by Rafael Ferrer,” Arts Magazine, November 1985, v. 60, no. 3, p. 26-28

Donohue, Victoria. “New Esthetics: The Impossible at ICA,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Art Scene, September 26, 1971, pp. 8

___________. “Rafael Ferrer’s First Solo Show in Philadelphia,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, November 1988, pp. C-3

___________. “ Expressionist Looks to the Caribbean,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, April 13, 1985, pp. C-3

___________. An Exhibit of 9 Proposals for Gems Called Public Art,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, February 21, 1982, pp. R- 8-9

“Exhibition at Castelli Warehouse,” Art News, v.69, no. 1, March 1970, p. 14

Fernández, Enrique. “La Vida Misma: Rafael Ferrer,” The New Theater Review, Issue no. 8, May 1993, p. front & back cover & 21

___________. “Constante Pasajéro,” exhibition catalogue, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, March 5, April 6, 1988

Ferrer, Rafael. “Drawing,” exhibition catalogue, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, September 9-October 18, 1995

Flanagan, Michael. “Rafael Ferrer”, exhibition catalogue, Swen Parson Gallery, Northern Illinois University, February 11- March 5, 1982

Finch, Charlie. “When The Familiar Becomes Alien,” Artnet Magazine, June 25, 2010

Frankenstein, Alfred. “ The Great Rock on the Anti-Illusion Ramp,” San Francisco Examiner and Chronicle, Art, June 1, 1969, pp. 28-30.

Gent, George.  “Artist Creates Ice Escapade at the Whitney Biennial,” The New York Times, January 10, 1973, pp. 43 L

Gilbert, Chris. “Bedroom Art,” 64: Art, Culture, Virginia, v. 1. no. 5, June 2000, p. 24-26

Giroud, Michel. “Rafael Ferrer,” Kamal Magazine, January 1986, pp.1 5-16

Gluck, Grace.  “What’s Special On 5th Avenue’s Museum Mile,” The New York Times,  June 3, 1983, pp. C1 & C22.

___________. The New York Times, review, April 16, 1982, pp. C 25

___________. “The Audacities of Rafael Ferrer,” The New York Times, February 22, 1980, pp. ?

González, Patricia. “Salsa Chic,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, December 16, 1988, pp. D 1-3

Gutiérrez, Enrique García. “La energía irreverente de Rafi Ferrer,” El Nuevo Dia, March 29, 1998, Revista Domingo, pp. 18-19

___________.”Rafael Ferrer y La Isla del Encanto,” El Nuevo Dia, December 20, 1992, Revista Domingo, pp. 16-18

Garris, Jim. “Collection Of Works By Ferrer Is Also An Artistic Biography,” St. Louis Dispatch, September 11, 1988, pp. F 4 &11

Harmon, Katharine. “The Map As Art,” Princeton Architectural Press, 2009, pp. 184 &c205

Heartney, Eleanor. “Rafael Ferrer at Nancy Hoffman,” Art in America, November 1986, v.74, no.11, p.164-165

Henry, Gerrit. “New York Letters,” no. 23, Contemporánea, December 1990, p. 38-39

Hernández, Carmen Dolores. “La Intensidad del Tambor Solitario,” El Nuevo Dia, June 5, 2010, pp. 82-83

Herrera, Hayden. Art in America, review, May/June 1977, pp. 112-113

Hine, Thomas. “Beautifying the city’s landscape,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, December, 4 1983, pp.H 1 & 18

Hopkins, Bud.  Artforum, review, January 1976, pp. 57-58

Hornung, David. “Rafael Ferrer,” Art News, March 1990, pp. 176

___________.  “Rafael Ferrer,” Art News, Summer Issue 1990

Howe, Katherine. “Rafael Ferrer at Nancy Hoffman,” Images & Issues, May/June 1984

Hughes, Robert. “A Voyage with Salsa,” Time Magazine, v. 109, no. 9, February 28, 1977, p. 67.

Hurwitz, Laurie “Rafael Ferrer,” Arts Magazine, March 18, 1991, pp. 92.

“Installation View: Museum of Contemporary Art,” Art in America, v. 60, no. 3, May 1972, p. 98-99.

Jacobs, Jody “Iceman Cometh—Symptom of the Seventies,” Art in America, v.58, no.1, January 1970, p. 62-63.

Johnson, Ken.  “Uptown, a Jumble of Treasures,” The New York Times, April 22, 2011, p.C32

___________. “Rafael Ferrer at Nancy Hoffman,” Art in America, May 1990, pp.242

Kardon, Janet. “Drawings: The Pluralist Decade,” exhibition catalogue, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, May 29 - June 26, 1981

Kimmelman, Michael. The New York Times, review, September 22, 1995, pp. C31

___________. “The Dominican Republic, without the tourists,” The New York Times, November 6, 1992

Kingsley, April.  Art in America, review, September 1974, review, p.108.

Kramer, Hilton. “Art: Melting Ice, Hay, Dogfood, Etc., ” The New York Times, May 24, 1969, p.35 M.

Kress, P. “Funf Kunstler in Funf Raumen, (Wuppertol),” Kunstwerks . v. 23, no. 5-6,  February 1970, p.78

Kulterman, Udo.  Art and Life. Praeger, New York 1971

Knowles, Laura. “Explorer of the art field’s farthest corners, Rafael Ferrer open exhibit at Lancaster Museum of Art,”Intelligencer Journal, September 14, 2012, Entertainment Section, cover & pp.3&6

Laborde, César Reyes.“Rafael Ferrer’s Rhythms At El Museo Del Barrio, Art/ World: Museum & Gallery Guide, v. 7, no. 9, June 1983 p.1 & 4

__________. “Ferrer’s Fantasy Rises in Philadelphia Park,” The San Juan Star, July 4, 1982, pp.24

Landes, Jennifer. “Rafael Ferrer, an Artist Astride Two Worlds,” East Hampton Star, November 3,2011, pp.C1

Larson, Kay. “Galleries,” New York Magazine, v. 22, no. 36, September 11, 1989, p.70

__________. “Tips of the Icebergs,” New York Magazine, May 28,1984, pp.94-95

__________. “Caribbean Visions,” New York Magazine, June 20, 1983, v.17, no.25, p.80-81

__________. “Shooting for the Sun,” The Village Voice, November 12, 1979, pp.103

Leon, Esperanza. “Contrabando,” Guild Hall, East Hampton, New York, exhibition catalogue, November 5, 2011 - January 16,2012

Levin, Kim.  “Rafael Ferrer: El Museo del Barrio,” Art News, October 2010, pp.104

__________. “Artwalk,” The Village Voice, December 3, 1985, pp.106

__________. “Impassioned Rhythms,” Laguna Gloria Museum, (traveling) exhibition catalogue, September 1982-October 1983

__________. “Ferrer and Morley: Trouble in Paradise,” The Village Voice, March 18, 1984, pp.71

__________.“A Different Drummer,” Art News, v. 70, no. 8, December 1971, pp.48-51

Lezama, Manuel Alvarez. “Ferrer y su Nuevo Pintura,” El Nuevo Dia, April 1, 2001, Por Dentro, pp.79

__________.“Ferrer’s Work Resourceful and Sensual,” San Juan Star, April 9, 1998, pp.39

Liotta, Christine. “Rafael Ferrer,” Latin American Art, v.2, no.4, p.119

Lippard, Lucy. “Body, House, City, Civilization, Journey;  Dwellings,” exhibition catalog: Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Lipson, Karen.  “Belated Acclaim for an Artist With a Restless Sensibility,” The New York Times, December 18, 2011, pp. 12

__________. “On Artist’s Language at El Museo del Barrio,” Promonade, Summer 2010, pp.65

Litterine,Lynn. “The Moon Brightens the Square,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 4 1982, pp.D 1-2

Longwell, Alicia. “ Shore Leave,” North Fork/ South Fork, East End Art Now, exhibition catalogue, Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York. New York, 2004

Lyon, Christopher. “ Ferrer gives North a vision of tropical South,” Chicago Sunday Sun Times. December 12, 1982, pp. 17

Marandel, J. P.  “Information: Museum of Modern Art, New York; Exposition,” Art International, v.14, no.9, November 1970, p.68

MacAdam, Barbara. “Rafael Ferrer,” Art News, April 1988, pp.172

McClure, Diana. “Retro/Active: The Work of Rafael Ferrer”,, June 23, 2010

Molarsky, Mona “review: Rafael Ferrer retrospective at El Museo del Barrio shows the artist’s breadth and depth,”, June 23, 2010

Murphy, Bernard. “Martha Jackson Gallery 32 East 69 New York,” News Sentinel, June 22, 1967 pp. 8

Newhall, Edith.  “Galleries,” Art News, September 4, 1992, v. 25, no. 36, p.72-73

__________.“ Rafael Ferrer,” Review: Latin American Literature and Art, A Publication of the Americas Society, no. 37,  January-June 1987, p. 36-41

__________. “Art Beat: Rare Ferrer,” New York Magazine, October 13, 1986, pp.27

Noriega, Chon. “Voyvengo,” Aztlán: Journal of Chicano Studies, v. 37, no.2, Fall 2012, p.1-7

Novo, Mireya L. “Rafael Ferrer: El viajero incansable regresa al Caribe, !Exito!, Miami, March 16, 1994, pp.46-47

“Ohne Titel (1970),” v. 23, no. 7-8, Kunstwerk, April 1970, p.76

Osna, Male Norguera. “Imágenes, Textos, etcétera…,” Imagen, no. 4, February, 2006, p.144-145

Peralta, Braulio. “En El Museo Tamayo hoy se inaugural la muestra Nueva Pintura Narrativa,” La Jornanada,” 

(Cuidad Mejico), November 5, 1984, Section Cultura, p.20

Perreault, John. “Rafael Ferrer at Hoffman and MoMA,” Art in America, May 8, 1974, pp. 45

___________.“The Psyche on a Restless Voyage,” The Village Voice, April 25, 1974, pp. 30

___________.“Ferrer: Puzzling, Ominous, Moving,” The Village Voice, October 14, 1971. pp. 30-31

___________. “Getting Inside Sculpture Inside Out,” The Village Voice, December 16, 1971, pp. 37-38

Pesanti, Heather. “”Wish You Were Here: The Buffalo Avant-garde in the 1970s,” exhibition catalogue, Albright-KnoxArt Gallery, March 30- July 12, 2012, p. 23, 26, 76, 183

Pincus-Witten, Robert. “Rafael Ferrer,” v. 49 no. 1, Artforum International, September 2012 p.237

Prokopoff, Stephen.  “Ferrer: an Interview,” Art & Artists, v.7, no.73, April 1872, pp.36-43

Ratcliff, Carter. “Rafael Ferrer,” Art in America, December 1982, v.7 no.11. p.71-72 & 141

____________. “Contemporary American Art,” Flash Art, Summer 1982, v.16, n. 108, p. 32--35

____________. “Ferrer’s Sun and Shade,” Art in America, March 1980. v.63, no.3, Cover & p.80-86

____________. “Deseo,” The Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, exhibition catalogue, 1973

____________. “Rafael Ferrer’s Theater of Transformations,” Arts Magazine, April 1978, v.52, no.8


____________. “ On Contemporary Primitivism,” Artforum, November 1975, v.14. no.3 p.57-65

Rattemeyer, Christian. “Exhibiting the New Art: ‘Op Losse Schroeven’ and ‘When Attitudes Become Form’ 1969,” Exhibition Histories, An Afterall Book, Koenig Books, London, 2010 pp.15,39,43,65,103,113,120,121, 129,169,177,181,263

Raynor, Vivien.  “Art: Urban Aspirations and Island Mysteries Assessed in the Bronx,” The New York Times, December 12, 1993

____________. “Real and Imagined,” The New York Times, February 1987

____________. The New York Times, review, November 29, 1985

____________. The New York Times, review, February 24, 1984, pp. C 22

____________. “For Rafael Ferrer, The Word is Feisty,” The New York Times, March 19, 1982

Rivas, Juan. “ Isla de Inspiración artística,” El Nuevo Dia, April 13, 2003 Magazín, p. 1

Rodríguez, Myrna. “Return To The Primitive,” San Juan Star Magazine, March 25, 1984, pp. 14-14

____________.“ A Small Exhibition by Rafael Ferrer,” San Juan Star Magazine, August 10, 1980, pp.14-15

Rosof, Libby. “Rafael Ferrer in Lancaster,”, October 9, 2012

Roulet, Laura. “Contemporary Puerto Rican Installation Art: Tha Guagua Aérea, The Trojan Horse and the Termite,” Edítorial de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, 2000 pp. 31-33, 40-42

Rubinfein, Leo. Artforum, review, May 1978, pp. 67

Russeth, Andrew. “Spiraling Upward: Rafael Ferrer at El Museo del Barrio, Blouin/, August 17, 2010

Salisbury, Stephan. “After years in storage, a beloved sculpture returns to Fairhill Square,” The Philadelphia Inquirer,, June 24, 2012

Schjeldahl, Peter. “Anti-Illusion: Procedures/Materials at the Whitney Museum,” Art International, v.13, no. 7, September 1969, p. 70

____________. “The Audacity of Rafael Ferrer,” The New York Times, January 25, 1970, pp. D 27

____________. “The Rafael Ferrer Story,” Culture Hero, v. 1, no. 4, January 1970, p. 11

Schwabsky, Barry  Rafael Ferrer with Barry Schwabsky," The Brooklyn Rail, July 15, 2013

____________. “An Art of Time,” The Nation, September 13, 2010

Seigal, Barbara. “Restoration Shines on Sun Sculpture,”, November 2, 2003

Smith, Roberta. “After Process, a Return to the Tropics,” The New York Times, June 11, 2010, pp. C 23 & 25

____________. “The Week Ahead,” The New York Times, June 6, 2010 Arts & Leisure pp.2

____________. 20th Century Latin American Woprks at the Modern,” The New York Times, June 4, 1993, pp. C-32

____________. “A Remembrance of Whitney Biennals Past” The New York Times, February 28, 1993 Section 2 pp. 1 & 21

____________. “Border Patrols,” The Village Voice, v. 28, no.29, July 19,1983, p. 71

Schwartz, Constance. “Latin Viewpoints: Into the Mainstream,” Nassau County Museum, exhibition catalogue, pp. 35-36

Stevens, Mark. “Sculpture Out in the Open,” Newsweek, August 18, 1980, pp. 70-71

Singer, Clyde. “Ferrer Displays Art in Tent at Butler,” The Youngstown Vindicator, May 17, 1981 p. A-14

Sundel, Nina Castelli. “The Turning Point: Art and Politics in Nineteen Sixty-eight,”

“The Latin American Spirit: Art and Artists in the United States 1920-1970,” The Bronx Museum of the Arts, publication in conjunction with a traveling exhibition, September 191989- March 1990

Talyor, Robert. “Ferrer Creates His Own Puerto Rico,” Boston Sunday Globe, October 1, 1978

Thelen, Galerie M. E.  “Rafael Ferrer; Objekte,” September-October 1970, Galerie M. E. Thelen, Cologne, Germany. exhibition catalogue, Introduction by Udo Kulterman and statement by Rafael Ferrer

Torres, Mario García, “Nine at Castelli,” Publication on the occasion of the 2nd Trienal Poly/Grafíca de San Juan: América Latina y el Caribe, April 18- June 28, 2009

“University of Pennsylvania’s Institute of Contemporary Art; Exhibit,” Art Journal, v. 31, no. 2,  Winter 1971-72, p. 1973

Venklers, Bitite. “Finch College: Art in Process IV,” Art International, v. 14, no. 3. March 1970, p. 92

“Whitney Museum of Art, New York; Exhibit,” , v. 16, no. 2, February 1972, p. 55

“Whitney Museum of Art, New York; Exhibit,” Art International, v. 16, no. 2, February 1972, p. 55

“Whitney Museum of Art, New York; Exhibit,” Artforum, v. 10, no. 7, March 1972, p. 86.

Wilson, Judith. “Rafael Ferrer at Nancy Hoffman,” Art in America, November 1986, pp. 164