Selected Bibliography

Books and Exhibition Catalogs

2014

Krull, Craig, “D. J. Hall: Into Plein Air”, Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2008

Hough, Katherine Plake , “D. J. Hall Thirty-five Year Retrospective”, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA

2007

“About Face: Portraiture Now”, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
“Greetings from the American Dream”, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA

2005

Christensen, Judith, “Painted Ladies”, William D. Cannon Art Gallery, Carlsbad, CA

2004

“Path of the Bighorn: Connecting a Community Through a Public Art Project”, Bighorn Institute, Palm Desert, CA

2000

Fuglie, Gordon L., “Representing L. A.: Pictorial Currents in Southern California Art”, Frye Art Museum in association with University of Washington Press, Seattle, WA

1999

“D. J. Hall: Golden Moments “, Westmont College Reynolds Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
Johnstone, Mark, “Contemporary Art in Southern California”, Craftsman House: G + B Arts International, Sydney, Australia

1998

Brown, Stephanie, “Allegory of the Supermarket: Poems”, University of Georgia Press, Athens, Georgia (cover art)

1997

“D. J. Hall: Up Close and Personal”, Palos Verdes Art Center, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

1993

Tuchman, Maurice, “Masquerade: the Mask as Art”, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA

1992

“The 56th National Mid-Year Exhibition”, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH

1991

“Her Story”, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA

1989

“South Coast Metro Center”, Security Pacific Gallery, Security Pacific Corporation, Los Angeles, CA
Brown, Betty Ann and Arlene Raven, “Exposures, Women and Their Art”, New Sage Press, Pasadena, CA
Johnstone, Mark, “Art in the Public Eye: Selected Developments”, Security Pacific Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA
Moore, Sylvia, “Yesterday and Tomorrow: California Women Artists”, Midmarch Arts Press, New York, NY

1988

Cox, Elaine Dines, “Everydayland: Imagined Genre Scene Painting in Southern California”, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna, CA
Marrow, Marva, “Inside the L. A. Artist”, Gibbs M. Smith Inc., Layton, Utah

1983

“Faces Since the 50’s—A Generation of American Portraiture”, Center Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
Plous, Phyllis, “A Heritage Renewed—Representational Drawing Today”, University Art Museum, UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA

1982

Gamwell, Lynn, “The Real Thing: Southern California Realist Painting”, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna , CA

1981

Drieband, Laurence, “Decade—Los Angeles Painting in the Seventies”, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
Goodyear, Frank H., “Contemporary American Realism Since 1960, New York Graphic Society, Boston, MA
Hunter, Sam, “New Directions: Contemporary American Art from the Commodities Corporation Collection”, Commodities Corporation, Princeton, NJ
Ladish, Mary L., “Changes: Art in America 1881 - 1981”, Marquette University Committee on the Fine Arts, Milwaukee, WI

1980

Henderson, Sally and Robert Landau, “Billboard Art”, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA
Spurlock, William, “Photo-Realist Painting in California: A Survey”, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

1977

Greenberg, David, Katheryn Smith, and Stuart Teacher, “Big Art: Megamurals & Supergraphics”, Running Press, Philadelphia, PA

Articles

2014

Goldner, Liz, “D. J. Hall”, Art Scene Vol. 33, No. 5 (January 2014): 13-14

2008

Donohue, Marlena, “D. Jl Hall”, Art Scene Vol.27, No. 10 (June 2008): 16-18
Frank, Peter “California State of Mind: Trip Down Memory Lane with So Cal Art of the 60’s, and 70’s, Plus, Portraits that Pop”, Angeleno Magazine No. 83 (February 2008): 74-76
Rothe, Vanessa, “An Oasis for Art in Palm Desert”, Fine Art Connoisseur (Mar./Apr.2008): 75-76

2005

“Ladies and Dreamscapes: Exhibits Explore Land of Makeup and Land of Make-Believe”, San Diego Union-Tribune Datebook (Jun. 30, 2005): 37
“The Spirit of Creativity Thrives in the City of Angels”, Art & Antiques Vol. 28 No. 3 (Mar.2005): ss130-ss134
Biller, Steven, “Returning to the Scene”, Palm Springs Life Vol. 48 No. 4 (Dec. 2005): 10-11, 52
Chang, Richard, “D. J. Hall”, Art News Vol. 104, No.9 (Oct. 2005): 174
Kragen, Pam, “Six Artists Study Women’s Nature in ‘Painted Ladies’ “, North County Times (Jun. 2, 2005): 19
Menifee, Robert, “Artistic Differences: Painters Squabble Over Meaning of ‘Portrait’ “, Desert Magazine Vol. 4 No. 11, (Nov. 2005): 62-64
Myers, Holly, “Art; Lie Down, Roll Over—But Never Beg”, Los Angeles Times (Jul. 1, 2005): E23
Pincus, Robert L., “Art Review: Ladies and Dreamscapes: Exhibit Explore Land of Makeup and Land of Make-Believe”, San Diego Union-Tribune, (Jun. 30, 2005): 37

2004

Kremer, Lydia, “Painting a Legacy”, Palm Springs Life Vol. 47 No. 5 (Jan. 2004): B11
Lord, M. G., “Off the Canvas and Onto the Big Screen”, New York Times (Dec. 19, 2004): 40
Mahler, Richard, “Pool Party: Six California Artists Talk about Their Attraction to Swimming Pools”, Southwest Art Vol . 34 No. 2 (Jul. 2004): 126-131
Myer, Norma, “Spanglish Lessons: Meticulous Director Brooks Shoots for Authenticity”, San Diego Union-Tribune (Dec. 17, 2004): E1

2003

Hwy 111, Vol. 1 No. 6 (Summer 2003), (Cover art)

2001

Fuglie, Gordon L., “Representing L. A.: Pictorial Currents in Contemporary Southern California Art” , Juxtapose (May/Jun. 2001): 47-57

2000

Karlstrom, Paul J. “West Coast”, Archives of American Art Journal Vol. 40 No. 1/2 (2000): 39-42
Wagonfield, Judy, “Inside LaLa Land” Frye Show Exposes a Swatch of a Grit”, Seattle Post- Intelligencer (Dec. 22, 2000): 17

1999

Donelan, Martha, “Endless Summer: Golden Moments”, Santa Barbara News Press (Sep. 8, 1999): D6
Rust, Lindsay, “The Reviews: Uncomfortable Accuracy”, Santa Barbara Independent (Sep. 2, 1999): 35

1998

“D. J. Hall”, Art Venues Vol. 1 No. 4 (Spring 1998)

1997

Crane, Robert, “Pool Hall: The Bearable Lightness of Being”, Palm Springs Life Vol. 40 No. 3 (Nov. 1997): 46-47

1996

Harpers Magazine Vol. 292 No. 1753 (Jun. 1996) (cover art)
Wilson, William, “Art Review: Golden Moments of Nostalgia and Affection Found in Hall’s Paintings”, Los Angeles Times (Dec. 10, 1996): F3

1994

Weingrod, Carmi, “Finding The Light Through Gouache: D. J. Hall’s Newest Paintings”, Watercolor ’94 (Fall 1994): 62-69

1992

Kapitanoff, Nancy, “Light, Color and Darker Meanings”, Los Angeles Times (May 24, 1992): 66-67
Sullivan, Meg, “Her Art, Life Not As Easy As It Looks”, Daily News (May 15, 1992): 49
Wilson, William, “Art Review: D. J. Hall Unmasks L. A.’s Excruciating Aging Process”, Los Angeles Times (Jun. 2, 1992): F5

1991

Martin, Victoria, “Los Angeles Realism: A Conversation with D. J. Hall”, Artweek, Vol. 22 No. 25 (Aug. 1, 1991): 17-18

1989

Raynor, Vivien, “In ‘The Figure Revisited’, Figural Energy is Explored”, New York Times (Apr. 30, 1989): 32

1988

Burkhart, Dorothy, “Provocative Shows at de Saisset”, San Jose Mercury News (Jan. 22, 1988): 13D
Muchnic, Suzanne “Art Review: Discontent Roils Under the Surface of ‘Everydayland’ Exhibition”, Los Angeles Times (Oct. 1, 1988):11

1987

The Princeton Packet (Dec. 4 - 13, 1987) (cover art)
Crane, Robert, “Facing the Facts: L. A.’s Women Artists Look at L. A. Women”, L. A. Style (Dec. 1987): 103-105
Farrell, John, “Reflective Surfaces: The Lush and Gleaming World of D. J. Hall”, USC Trojan Family Magazine Vol. 20 No. 2 (Nov. 1987): 18
Farrell, John, “Sense of Place”, USC Trojan Family Magazine Vol. 20 No. 2 (Nov. 1987): 16-17
Haller, Emmanuel, “Gallery Offers Feast for the Eyes”, Courier News (Dec. 13, 1987)
Muchnic, Suzanne, “Art Review: Los Angeles from Three Artists’ Points of View”, Los Angeles Times Calendar (Nov. 9, 1987): 1
Turner, Nancy Kay, “A Sense of Displacement”, Artweek (Nov. 21, 1987)

1986

“My Heart”, Reliance No. 2 (Apr. 1986): 16-17
Baker, Kenneth, “Turning a Cold Eye on Lush L. A. Life”, San Francisco Chronicle Daily Datebook (Feb. 13, 1986): 63
Christian, Susan, “D. J. Hall Creates Fantasy World from Reality”, Focus: Evening Outlook (Sep.26, 1986): 12-13
Christian, Susan, “The Extraordinary Realism of D. J. Hall”, The Entertainer: The Daily Breeze/News-Pilot (Oct. 3, 1986): 20-22
Clothier, Peter, “D. J. Hall at Barnsdall Municipal Gallery”, L. A. Weekly (Feb. 14-20, 1986): 55
Gray, Virginia, “A Marriage of Art and Architecture”, Los Angeles Times Magazine (Aug. 24, 1986): 30-33
Muchnic, Suzanne, “Identity Issue an Identity Issue in Women’s Images”, Los Angeles Times (Oct. 5, 1986): 5
Rico, Diana, “Art News & Notes: Poolside Life Featured in Hall Retrospective”, L. A. Life (Mar. 3, 1986)
Sanford-Wakefield, Susan, “Artist Looks at Life Around the Pool”, Evening Outlook (Feb. 11, 1986)
Schipper, Merle, “The Good California Life”, Artweek (Feb. 22, 1986): 5

1985

Kingsland, William, “At the Galleries”, Ranch & Coast Magazine (Aug. 15, 1985): 32
La Palma, Marina, “Women Look at Themselves”, Artweek Vol. 16 No. 8 (Feb. 23, 1985)
Pincus, Robert L., “Putting Themselves Into the Real Picture”, Los Angeles Times Calendar (Feb. 2, 1985)

1984

Kohen, Helen, “Making Art on a Big Scale”, Miami Herald (Feb. 19, 1984): 2L
McDonald, Robert, “Surveying Drawing in California”, Artweek (Jan. 21, 1984)
Martini, Chris, “California Drawing”, Studio International Vol. 196 No. 1004 (1984)

1983

Howe, Katherine, “D. J. Hall at OK Harris”, Images & Issues Vol. 3 No. 6 (May/Jun. 1983): 62
Muchnic, Suzanne, “The Galleries” Reviews”, Los Angeles Times Calendar (Jun.17,1983): 2-4
Muchnic, Suzanne, “Santa Barbara Drawing Show: Heritage Renewed”, Los Angeles Times Calendar (Mar. 15, 1983): 1-2
Muchnic, Suzanne, “‘Sense of Humor’ Freed Her Palette”, Los Angeles Times Calendar (Dec. 27, 1983): 1-4
Weisberg, Ruth, “Representational Drawing: The Power of Subjectivity”, Artweek Vo.l 14 No. 113, (Apr. 12, 1983): 1

1982

Brown, Betty, “It’s The Real Thing—But Not Quite”, L. A. Reader (May 28, 1982): 16 -19
Ianco-Starrels, Josine, “Realist Painting in Laguna Beach”, Los Angeles Times (Apr. 25, 1982)
McSweeney, Diana, “Realism Exhibit Gets Emotional Responses”, News Post (May 6, 1982)
Perreault, John, “Realism’s”, Art Express Vol. 2 No. 2 (Mar.-Apr. 1982): 34-38
Weisberg, Ruth, “Surveying Southern California Realist Paintings”, Artweek Vol. 13 No. 21 (Jun. 5, 1982): 1
Wilson, Willam, “Distinction in Realist Painting”, Los Angeles Times Calendar (May 19, 1982): 2-4
“Drawn From L. A.”, Williamson Gallery, Pasadena, CA

1981

New West Magazine Vol. 6 No. 1 (Jan. 1981) (cover art)
Ballatore, Sandy, “Decade/Los Angeles Painting in the Seventies”, Image and Issues Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer 1981): 40-43
Gabrielson, Walter, “Pasadena Pluralism: The Painting 70’s”, Art in America Vol. 69 No. 5 (May 1981): 63-65
Gamwell, Lynn, “On the Beach”, Artweek,Vol. 12 No. 33 (Oct. 10, 1981): 4
Plous, Phyllis, “Representational Drawing Today”, Journal: A Contemporary Art Museum Vol. 4 No. 37 (Sep./Oct. 1981): 50-56
Stevens, Elizabeth, “Feeding and Flexing Your Neuroses in SoHo, or Browsing Through a Graffiti Conversation”, Baltimore Sun (Feb. 6, 1981)

1980

“SraBenkunst made in USA”, Art das Kunstmagazin No. 12 (Dec. 1980): 45-54
Wilson, William, “Figurative Photos Meet the Abstract”, Los Angeles Times Calendar (Apr. 27, 1980) 93-95

1979

Clothier, Peter, “Looking at Others”, Artweek Vol. 10 No. 19 (May 12, 1979): 3
Wilson, William, “Exhibition with a Message”, Los Angeles Times Calendar (Oct. 7, 1979): 93
Wilson, William, “The Portrait, New Life for an Old Form”, Los Angeles Times Calendar (Apr. 29, 1979): 1

1978

Axelrod, Stephen, “Photographic Foundations”, Artweek Vol. 9 No. 40 (1978)
Muchnic, Suzanne, “Symbolism of Camera and Canvas”, Los Angeles Times (Apr. 1, 1978)

1977

“Review of Shows”, Art News Vol. 76 No. 7 (Sep. 1977): 119-120
“Your Message Here: An Incomplete History of Billboards”, New West Magazine Vol. 1 No. 4 (Feb. 14, 1977) 50-54
Muchnic, Suzanne, “Art Moves Outdoors”, Artweek Vol. 8 No. 6 (Feb. 19, 1977): 1
Staunton, Anne, “D. J. Hall’s Commentary on Vanity”, Artweek Vol. 8 No. 16 (Apr. 16, 1977)

1976

Ballatore, Sandy, “Southland Realists”, Artweek Vol. 7 No. 44 (Dec. 18, 1976): 4

1975

“All California”, Artweek Vol. 6 No. 27 (Aug. 9, 1975): 4
“Laguna Features A Summer of Art”, Los Angeles Herald Examiner (Jul. 20, 1975): E7
“On the Beach”, Artweek Vol. 6 No. 14 (Apr. 5, 1975): 8

Television, Radio, Theater Design, and Film

2004-03

Fine Art Consultant, “Spanglish”, Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc., Sony Pictures/Gracie Films, Director/Producer: James L. Brook

1990

“Appreciating Art”, produced by Marilyn Bekker, Los Angeles, for Financial News Network, Aired: November 19, 20, 22, 24, 25 (throughout the U.S.)

1989

“Castaway’s Choice”, produced for KCRW and hosted by John McNally, Los Angeles, Aired: October 14 (throughout the U.S.)

1983

Designed artwork for sets of “A Sense of Humor”, written by Ernest Thompson, Produced by Robert Freyer and Frank VonZerneck in association with Centre Theatre Group, Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles

1982

“D. J. Hall: Real Life in Venice”, produced by Robert Crane and Dana Bieber, Video System Network, Los Angeles, Aired” KCET-TV and Times Mirror Cable (April throughout year)

Calendars

1989

1990 Women Artists Calendar, Cedco Publishing Company, San Rafael, CA

1988

1989 California Artists Calendar, California/International Arts Foundation, Los Angeles, CA