Martyn JOLLY and Daniel PALMER  Installation View, Photography Exhibitions in Australia (1848-2020), Perimeter Editions, 2021, pp. 261-3, 268

John CLARK, The Asian Modern, National Gallery of Singapore, 2021, pp. 381-396

Andy BUTLER, 'Diaspora, Psyche', The Saturday Paper, 10 August 2021


Genevieve TRAIL, ‘Plurality of Memory: History Projects, Diaspora and Nationalism’, Di’van | A Journal of Accounts, 8, September 2020


Cher TAN, ‘Interview #115 -  John Young Zerunge’Liminal Magazine, 22 September 2019 


Rachel MARSDEN, 'Macau Days by John Young and Brian Castro', Vault, 2018

Briony DOWNES, 'Algorithms of Colour' Art Collector, Issue 84, April-June 2018


John CLARK, 'John Young: Painting Simulacra and a Re-envisaged History', in Permanence and Impermanence, China Nationality Art Photograph Publishing House, 2017 pp. 131 - 151

Ashley CRAWFORD and Richard GUILLIATT, ‘Photo by Martin Kantor’, Hardie Grant Books , 2017 pg. 90

Venita POBLOCKI, 'John Young None Living Knows', in Art Almanac, June 2017 pg. 44


Jason SMITH, ‘Visionary Philanthropist’, in Many Hands, The first 40 years of the Australian Tapestry Workshop, The Tapestry Foundation of Australia, Melbourne 2016 pp. 57 - 59

John CLARK, ‘Asian Art History in Australia: Its Functions and Audience’, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art, vol. 16, no.2 pg. 213

Caroline TURNER & Jen WEBB, 'Art and human rights, Contemporary Asian contexts', Manchester University Press, 2016 pp. 111 - 137

Venita POBLOCKI, 'A Re-imaging', in Modernity's End: Half the Sky, 2016. pp. 7 - 14


Jacqueline LO, 'Australia's Others in Asia in the Asian Century',  in Michelle ANTOINETTE & Caroline TURNER,  Contemporary Asian Art and Exhibitions: Connectivities and World-making, Asian Studies Series Monograph 6, pp. 227 - 232

Lara NICHOLLS, 'Floating Worlds and the Chinese Diaspora'

ARTONVIEW National Gallery of Australia, Winter 2015 pg. 42


Carolyn BARNES, 'Aesthetics and Memory Work in the Recent Paintings of John Young', The Bridge and the Fruit Tree: John Young - a survey, Drill Hall Gallery, Canberra, pp. 55-65

Jacqueline LO, 'Diaspora, Art and Empathy', The Bridge and the Fruit Tree: John Young - a survey, Drill Hall Gallery, Canberra, pp. 19-43

Yasmin NGUYEN, 'Through the Eyes of the Wolf - John Young Interview', Vault Magazine, Issue 3, April 2013, pp.24-27


10 Chancery Lane, 'In Conversation with John Young: The Macau Days 2012', 2012 

Claire HIELSCHER, 'John Young: Historic Visions, Present Rememberings', John Young Zerunge, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong, pp. 37-42

Jacqueline LO, ''Passages' into the Asian Century', Passages: Brian Castro, Khai Liew, John Young, TarraWarra Museum of Art, Victoria, 2012, pp. 7-12

Jacqueline LO, ‘Transnational Memory-making: Diaspora, Art and Ethics’, Pacific Triangles: Australia China, and the Reorientation of American Studies, a symposium at the University of Sydney, Australia, 10th – 11th August 2012

Sheridan PALMER, 'The Language of Inheritance', National Library of Australia Magazine, March 2012, pp. 5-9

Wendy WALKER, 'Making a Case for the Interrupted Dance', Passages: Brian Castro, Khai Liew, John Young, TarraWarra Museum of Art, Victoria, 2012, pp. 17-28


Thomas J. BERGHUIS, 'John Young: Situational Ethics', Art & Australia, 48, No. 3 Autumn 2011, pp. 440-443

Sebastian MOODY, New Psychedelia, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane, 2011

Aaron SEETO, ‘On Double Ground’, Empathy: Khai Liew and John Young, Michael Reid at Elizabeth Bay, Sydney, 2011, pp. 4-7


Thomas J. BERGHUIS, ‘John Young: Safety Zone’, John Young: Safety Zone, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne, 2010

Marcus BUNYAN, 'Review: Safety Zone by John Young at Anna Schwartz Gallery Melbourne', Art Blart, May 9 2010

Dan RULE, ‘John Young: Safety Zone’, The Age, April 24th 2010, A2 p. 20

Phaptawan SUWANNAKUDT, ‘Wakeful Moment’ for Catching the Moment: Each Step is the Past, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney. Published in Last Words, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney, 2010, pp. 108-115


Kevin RUDD, ‘Message’, John Young / Bonhoeffer in Harlem, Alexander Ochs Gallery and St Matthaus-Kirche, Berlin, July 2009, pp.17-19

Alexander OCHS, ‘Only He Who Shouts For The Jews is Permitted To Sing Gregorian Chants – Laudation for John Young’, John Young / Bonhoeffer in Harlem, Alexander Ochs Gallery and St Matthaus-Kirche, Berlin, July 2009, pp.101-113

Sylvia Dominique VOLZ, ‘John Young / Bonhoeffer in Harlem’, John Young / Bonhoeffer in Harlem, Alexander Ochs Gallery and St Matthaus-Kirche, Berlin, July 2009, pp.59-91

H.C Wolfgang HUBER, ‘Bonhoeffer in Harlem’, John Young / Bonhoeffer in Harlem, Alexander Ochs Gallery and St Matthaus-Kirche, Berlin, July 2009, pp.23-35

Christhard-Georg NEUBERT, ‘Preface’, John Young / Bonhoeffer in Harlem, Alexander Ochs Gallery and St Matthaus-Kirche, Berlin, July 2009, pp.9-15


Carolyn BARNES, ‘John Young - Three Works’, Heat Literary Journal, pp. 97-112

Nicole WONG, ‘Diasporian Art’, China Daily, Hong Kong Edition, 16 December 2008, p.6

Maudie PALMER, ‘Encounters with Australian Modern Art’, Macmillan Art Publishing, pp.217-218

Kit WISE, ‘John Young’, Frieze, London, Issue 115 May 2008, p.169

Natalie KING, ‘A Pilgrim to the Modern’, Art World, Issue 2 April/May 2008, pp.96-101

Elaine NG, et al, ‘The 10th anniversary of Hong Kong’s Handover to Chinese’, Art Asia Pacific, Volume 3, pp.173-177

Ulrike MUNTER, ‘Buddha’s Ray’, Asia Pacific Times, Berlin, Vol.2, No.3 March 2008, p.18

Pamela KEMBER, with introduction by Jasper K.W. LAU, ‘HistoriCITY – A Roundtable on Art Historical Writing in and on Hong Kong’, Yishu - Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art, January 2008, p.46


Sue WALKER, ‘Artist Tapestries From Australia 1976 – 2005’, The Beagle Press Sydney, p.36

Jennifer BROWN, ‘Open World/Walden in China’, Nanjing Library Gallery, Nanjing, China

Daniel PALMER, ‘Naïve and Sentimental Paintings’, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne

Franklin WINSLOW, ‘John Young, Return, via new paths’, Art Asia Pacific, Nov/Dec 2007, pp.162-163


Sue GREEN, ‘Local Zero’, Sunday Morning Post Magazine, South China Morning Post, May 2006

Carolyn BARNES, ‘John Young’s Double Ground Paintings – Integral Histories’, Art And Australia, Autumn 2006, pp.426-431


Keith LAWRENCE & Niva NAVAN, ‘Near Sanctuary’, Australia Israel Cultural Exchange Magazine, November 2005 p.8

Alison INGLIS and Rosemary SHELUDKO, 'Dr Susan Lim by John Young', Trinity Today, December 2005, p.17

Megan BACKHOUSE, ‘John Young at TarraWarra’, The Age, 5 November 2005

‘John Young: Orient/Occident: A Survey of Works 1978-2005’ Preview, Arts, The Age, November 2005, p. 22


Rex BUTLER, 'What is appropriation? An Anthology of writings on Australian Art in the 1980's & 1990's’, Introduction, IMA Publishing, 2004, pp. 37 & 60

Judy ANNEAR, 'What is appropriation? An Anthology of writings on Australian Art in the 1980's & 1990's’, Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction, IMA Publishing, 2004, p.97


John CLARK, 'Introduction', John Young: Three Propositions, pp.12-19, Pruss & Ochs Gallery, Berlin 2003

Pamela KEMBER, 'Eros of Place', John Young: Three Propositions, Pruss & Ochs Gallery, Berlin 2003, p.50-67

Pamela KEMBER, 'On the Face of It: Contemporary art from Hong Kong', Orientations, Volume 34, Number 7, September 2003, p.114

Pamela KEMBER, 'Mind over matter', The South China Morning Post, Jan 19, 2003, Hong Kong

Melinda MARTIN, ' 'Nomadic Wanderings', Site + Sight: Translating Cultures, 2003, Singapore

Database 'Interview', Hong Kong Magazine, Jan 12, 2003, pp.118-130

Gene SHERMAN, 'A Dialogue with Asia', Australian Art Collector, Issue 26, October - December 2003, pp.112-114

Lara TRAVIS, 'John Young", See Here Now: Vizard Foundation, Art Collection of the 1990s, Thames & Hudson, Melbourne, 2003, pp.148-9

2002 Hannah FINK, 'Forking Tongues (Hannah Fink, Brian Castro, Hetti Perkins & Nikos Pappastergiadis)', Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art 02, catalogue, Queensland Art

Brian CASTRO, 'Volees', John Young: Pine's Edge, Black Inc., Melbourne, 2001

Zelda CAWTHORN, 'Perception on a public platform', The Australian, March 16, 2001, pp.10-11

Peter DOUGHERTY, 'John Young - Making Sense of the Spirit of our Times', Artstreams, vol. 16, July/August, 2001, pp. 3-15

M.A. GREENSTEIN, 'Pine's Edge', John Young: Pine's Edge, Black Inc., Melbourne, 2001

Nicholas JOSE, 'Asian-Australian dialogues in the visual arts', Art & Australia, Vol.38, 2001, pp. 592-597


Melissa CHIU, ‘Asian-Australian Artists: Cultural shifts in Australia’, Art & Australia, vol. 37, no. 2., 2000, pp. 252-260

Benjamin GENOCCHIO, 'Caught in the Crossing', The Weekend Australia, March 4, 2000, p.23

Pamela KEMBER, 'Rethinking Refunctioning', Awful Backlash catalogue, May 2000

Laura MURRAY-CREE & Neville DRURY, Australian Painting Now, Craftsman House, 2000, pp. 336-339

Parvathi NAYAR, 'Australian art under scrutiny', The Business Times, Singapore, February 12, 2000

Masahito NISHIKAWA, Shin Bijyutsu Shimbun, Tokyo, October 11, 2000 (in Japanese), p.3


John CLARK, 'Crossings', The Rose Crossing catalogue, 1999, pp.9-14

Nicola COOMBS, 'The Crossing from Australia to Asia', Art Monthly Australia, December 1999 - February 2000, p.36

Dinah DYSART, 'Asian Contemporary Art in Sydney', TAASA News, January, 1999, p.18

Natalie KING, 'Sequences from Heaven and Matteo Ricci in Goa', Art AsiaPacific, #22, Sydney, 1999, p.90

Susan MCCULLOCH-UEHLIN, 'The lie of the land: A Century of Art', The Weekend Australian, November 20-21, 1999, pp.17-18

Zoe LI, 'Cultural Exchange = Australian Culture?', Ming Pao Daily news, December 9, 1999 (in Chinese)

Gene SHERMAN, Introduction to The Rose Crossing, The Rose Crossing catalogue, 1999, pp.7-8

'The Rose Crossing', BC Magazine, Hong Kong, December 1999


John CLARK, 'Dilemmas of (Dis-)attachment in the Chinese Diaspora', Visual Arts and Culture: An International Journal of Contemporary Art, vol.1, 1998, pp.14-44

Andrew FROST, 'John Young: Ghost on canvas', Australian Art Collector, September 1998, pp.40-44

Benjamin GENOCCHIO, 'Regional diversity defies curatorial premise', The Australian, September 4, 1998, p.17

Victoria HYNES, 'Matteo Ricci in Goa and other works', Asian Art News, vol.8, #5, 1998, p.79

Melinda MARTIN, 'Contemplating John Young', Remanence catalogue, Melbourne Festival, October 1998

Lara TRAVIS, 'Charm School', Matteo Ricci in Goa catalogue, Sherman Galleries Goodhope, Sydney, August 1998


Joan KERR, 'Driving the spiritual', Art & Australia, vol. 35, no. 1, 1997, p. 51-3

David PESTORIUS, Geometric Painting in Australia 1941 - 1997, exhibition catalogue, University Art Museum, Brisbane, 1997, p. 22

Fazahl RIZVI, 'Above and Beyond', Art & Australia, vol. 34, no. 4, 1997, p. 458-60

Toshio SHIMIZU, 'Systems End', Art AsiaPacific, no. 14, 1997, p. 40-1


Melissa CHIU, 'John Young: The Double Ground Paintings', Systems End catalogue, Queensland Art Gallery and Sherman Galleries, Brisbane and Sydney, 1996

Ben CURNOW, 'Review of Paradigm Fountain', Art Asia Pacific, Sydney, 1996, p.104

Julie EWINGTON, 'A Contemporary Prospectus for Pilgrimage', Above & Beyond: Austral/Asian Interactions catalogue, 1996, pp.30-40

Susan McCULLOCH, 'Above and Beyond at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art', Asian Art News, vol.16, #6, November/December 1996, pp.79-80

Amanda MEADE, 'Leading artists flag republican fervor', The Australian, January 25, 1966, p.5

Colin SIMPSON and Donald WILLIAMS, 'After Modernism: Personal and Cultural Histories', Art Now: Contemporary Art Post - 1970 Book Two, McGraw Hill, Australia, 1996, pp.130-135

Nick WATERLOW, 'Numinous Worlds', Spirit + Place: Art in Australia 1861 - 1996, Museum of Contemporary Art catalogue, Sydney, 1996, pp.35-45, 66.

John BUCKLEY, The MCA Collection: The Loti & Victor Smorgon Gift of Contemporary Australian Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 1996

Clare WILLIAMSON & Michael SNELLING, 'Austral/Asian Interactions', Above & Beyond: Austral/Asian Interactions catalogue, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art & Institute of Modern Art, 1996, pp.3-11

Miki YODA, 'Probe into an originality of multicultural society', The Yomiuri Shimbun Newspaper, Tokyo, August 19, 1996 (in Japanese)


En-Young, AHN, 'Antipodean Currents: An Introduction to Australian Art', Space (Arts & Architecture: Environment), Seoul, Korea, March, 1995, p. 90-4 (in Korean)

Melissa CHIU, 'Meetings along the edge: An introduction', John Young - The Double Ground Paintings, Australian Art Promotions, Sydney, 1995, pp. 7-9

Ben CURNOW, 'Seeing Double', Double Vision, Artists' Portraits of Artists catalogue, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney, 1995 

Benjamin GENOCCHIO, 'The Sameness of Difference - 'Hybridity', Australian Perspecta '95, Eyeline, #28, Brisbane, 1995

Peter HUTCHINGS, 'Between a Rock and a Hybrid Plane', Australian Perspecta '95 catalogue, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1995

Peter HUTCHINGS, 'Now and then, and then again', John Young - The Double Ground Paintings, Australian Art Promotions, Sydney, 1995, pp. 10-23

Susan MCCULLOCH, ' Bridges through Art', Asian Art News - Australian Supplement, Vol.5, No.3, May/June 1995, pp. 18-20

Frazer WARD, 'Unauthorized Discharge of a Tuxedo', The Adelaide Review, Adelaide, August 1995


Rex BUTLER, 'John Young: On Liberty', Transcultual Painting catalogue, Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne, 1994 (in Chinese and English)

John CLARK, 'Swimming in the Transcultural Sea: John Young', interview, Asian Art News, vol. 4, #3, Hong Kong, May/June 1994

John CLARK, 'John Young: The Position of the Transcultural - An End to Hyphenation?', Antipodean Currents catalogue, The Kennedy Center, Washington D.C., October 1994

Su CRAMER, 'MCA Collection 1994 Selection', Museum of Contemporary Art catalogue, Sydney, March-October 1994

Merryn GATES, 'Just Between You and Me', Transcultural Painting catalogue, Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne, 1994 (in Chinese and English)

Su GREEN, 'The Art of Distinction', South China Morning Post, Hong Kong, June 11, 1994

Eleanor HEARTNEY, 'Antipodean Undercurrents: An American Perspective', Antipodean Currents catalogue, The Kennedy Center, Washington D.C., October 1994

Rachel KENT, 'Reinventing the Grid' catalogue, Robert Lindsay Gallery, 1994

Celia KO, 'John Young, Transcultural Painting', City Magazine, #213, Hong Kong, June 1994 (in Chinese), pp.144-147

Catharine LUMBY, 'The Art of Flux: An Australian Perspective', Antipodean Currents catalogue, The Kennedy Center, Washington D.C., October 1994

Chris McAULIFFE, 'John Young: Silhouettes and Monochromes', Art & Text, #47, January 1994

Maggie PAI, 'Artspace', The China News, Taipei, April 3, 1994

Museums National review, The Magazine of Museums Australia Inc., vol.3,  #1, June 1994

Robert ROONEY, 'Welcome edition to nation's knowledge', The Weekend Review, The Australian, January 15/16, 1994

Yun Yun WU, 'Transcultural Painting', Sing Tao Daily, Hong Kong, June 13, 1994 (in Chinese)


Rex BUTLER, 'Lost in the Mix; The General and the Particular in the Works of John Young', Art and Australia, Sydney, 1993

John FINDLAY, 'Art-Asia - 1993', Asian Art News, Nov/Dec 1993, pp.94-99

Margaret MOORE & Michael O'FERRALL, ' Confess + Conceal', catalogue essay, Art Gallery of Western Australia, 1993

Ted SNELL, 'Images of Natural Forms', The Australian, April 16, 1993


Carolyn BARNES, ‘John Young: Working Back In: The Grid within the Grid’, Eyeline, #17, Brisbane, 1992 

Phil BROWN, 'John Young-Models and Animals in Camera', The Brisbane Review, City News, Brisbane, May 7, 1992

Jeff GIBSON, ‘Steam: Perspecta ‘91', Art & Text, #41, Sydney, 1992 

Mark JACKSON, ‘John Young, Bad Faith Realism', review, Art & Text, #41, Sydney, 1992

Catharine LUMBY, 'Hot Market', Rolling Stone, #473, Australia, August 1992, p.57

'New Kids on the Block', Good Weekend, The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, August 1992

John NIXON and John YOUNG (editors), Textbook: An Anthology of Artists' Writings, Deacon University Press, 1992


Alison CARROLL, 'Review of Modernism and Post-Modernism in Asia Conference, Canberra, Artlink, 1991

Sue CRAMER, Contemporary Art Archive catalogue, Museum of Contemporary Art, November 1991

Christina DAVIDSON, 'Review of Art from Australia: Eight Contemporary Views', Art & Text, #40, 1991

Roger LUI, ' John Young: an interview', Collage, #1, University of Sydney, Sydney, 1991

Catharine LUMBY, 'Abstraction: from the 60's to the 80's and back again', West, vol.3, #2, Sydney, 1991

Elwyn LYNN, 'Into the Landscape of Space Exploration', Weekend Australian, October 12, 1991

Bernard SMITH with Terry SMITH, Australian Painting, 1788-1990, Oxford University Press, Australia, 1991

Ted SNELL, 'Defined Parameters: 'Abstraction' in Sydney, Canberra and Orange', Art in Australia, vol.28, #4, 1991


Alison CARROLL, Art from Australia - Eight Contemporary Views catalogue, 1990-91

Adam GECZY, 'A Sudden Rush of Devotion', Eyeline, Brisbane, 1990

Catharine LUMBY, 'Abstraction', Tension, Winter 1990

Victoria LYNN, 'Abstraction', Abstraction catalogue, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1990

Robert ROONEY, 'Positive light in Tomb Territory', The Weekend Australian, April 14, 1990

Julia ROBINSON, 'On The New Naturalism', Eyeline, Brisbane, 1990


Vicente BUTRON, 'Review of Ordinary Photography', Eyeline, #9, Brisbane, 1989

A.D.S. DONALDSON, 'John Young: Super-occupancy and Entombment', interview, Tension, #15, 1989

Pam HANSFORD, 'The Future is Now', interview, John Young, Selected Works catalogue, 1989

Anne HOWELL, 'Young artists set to be slaves of Sydney', The Eastern Herald, Sydney, July 13, 1989

Catharine LUMBY, 'A Sudden Rush of Devotion', Artscribe, London, 1989

Elwyn LYNN, 'Carving out skill's domain', The Weekend Australian, August 19, 1989

Janet SHANKS and Vicente BUTRON, 'Photoworks Reviewed', Photofile, vol.7, #1, Sydney

Janet SHANKS, 'Young Lethbridge Fereday', Photofile, vol.7, #2, Sydney, 1989


Graham COULTER-SMITH, 'John Young: Paradoxical Dialogues', Eyeline, #4, Brisbane, 1988

Graham COULTER-SMITH, 'John Young', Art & Text, #28, Sydney, 1988, pp.86-89

Sue CRAMER, 'History', Tension, #13 1988

Mark JACKSON, 'Objective Gestures', Photofile, vol.6, #1, Sydney, 1988

Arthur McINTYRE, Australian Contemporary Drawing, Resurgence and Redefinition, Boolarong Publications, Brisbane, 1988

Robert ROONEY, 'Unimportance of being Ernest T', The Weekend Australian, September 24, 1988

Lisa TRAHAIR, 'John Young: 3 States', Eyeline, #7, Brisbane, 1988


Judy ANNEAR, 'The Shadow of Reason', catalogue essay, Institute of Modern Art, 1987, p.17

Art and Australia, March 24, 1987

Rex BUTLER & Keith BROADFOOT, 'The Art of the Third Man', Objective Gesture, John Young, Selected Works 1986-1987, Sydney, 1987


Bruce ADAMS, 'Artist Gestures Point to Culture Myths and Motifs - The Hand and the Photograph', Sydney Morning Herald, August 2, 1986

Terence MALOON, 'Essences for the living dead', Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, June 6, 1986

Terence MALOON, 'Winter Palace', Yuill/Crowley, Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, July 19, 1986

Robert ROONEY, 'Shadows and Romanticism herald the new season', The Weekend Australian, February 22, 1986


Martin BOSCOTT, 'The Desire for Declarative Paintings', Arts National, Brisbane, May 2, 1985

Richard DUNN, Reply to ‘Design for Living’, On the Beach, 1985, pp.7-12

Peter HAMILTON, 'John Young: The Grey Light', Art Network, Sydney, 1985


Kathleen DONE and Elizabeth SMITH, 'A-per-a-tif/A play of Sixteen Voices', ZX, #10, Sydney, 1984

Sarah FOLLENT, ' Exhibition reveals a concern for the 'decay of imagery', The Australian, September 5, 1984

Colin HOOD, 'For the Life of Energies', On the Beach, # 4, Sydney, 1984

Gertrude LANGER, 'An exhibition that lingers in the mind', The Courier Mail, Brisbane, August 15, 1984


Terence MALOON, 'Anarchy, satire, and '80s camp', Sydney Morning Herald, September 10, 1983

Imants TILLERS, 'Fear of Texture', Art & Text, #10, Melbourne, 1983

Imants TILLERS, 'On the Future of Our Art', Art Association of Australia Conference, Melbourne, 1983

1982 Terry BLAKE, 'Alchemy: Neglected Science', Art/Empire/Industry catalogue, 1982

Judy ANNEAR, Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction catalogue, 1981

Terry BLAKE, 'Notes on Post-Visual Photography', Frame of Reference catalogue, 1981