Monographs and Catalogs

Articles, reviews, and essays



Portfolio: “Three Perspectives on Sze Tsung Leong's 'Horizons'” by Duncan Forbes (no. 49, May 2009), p. 12-25.

Los Angeles Times: “An ancient city's transformation” (exhibition review) by Leah Ollman (November 14, 2008), p. E23. “Critic's Picks: Street Art, Street Life: From the 1950s to Now” by Lori Cole (November 2008).
The New York Sun: “Long Range View” (“Horizons” exhibition review) (May 1, 2008).
Transit (Tokyo): “Sze Tsung Leong” (Spring 2008, No. 1), p. 117.
Zing (Shanghai): “Visions of a Changing China” (January 2008). p. 12-19.
Art News: “Horizons” exhibition review by Barbara Pollack (June 2008), p. 132.
Art Review: “Global Drift: Sze Tsung Leong” by Catherine Spencer (April 2008), p. 30.

Süddeutsche Zeitung: “Neue Heimat” (exhibition review of Spectacular City) by Manfred Schwarz (29 January 2007), p. 11.
American Photo: “Revisionist History” (book review of History Images) by Russell Hart, in “The 10 Best Photography Books of the Year” (January–February 2007), p. 98–99.

Photo International: “Geschichte im Abriss” (book review of History Images) by Hans-Michael Koetzle (November–December 2006), p. 50–55.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: “Large-format works capture how time shapes people, places” by Catherine Fox (August 6, 2006).
The New York Sun: “Framing the Wild” by William Meyers (August 3, 2006).
Condé Nast Traveler: “Photographs of a Changing Asia” (May 2006), p. 59.
Art Papers: “Sze Tsung Leong” by Lisa Kurzner (Jan–Feb 2006), p. 53–54.

Douglas Dreishpoon, “Persistent Walls,” in Gao Minglu ed., The Wall: Reshaping Contemporary Chinese Art (Buffalo, NY, and Beijing: Albright-Knox Museum and Millennium Art Museum, 2005), p. 31–32.
The Los Angeles Times: “China as a Gallery of Contrasts” by Suzanne Muchnic (October 16, 2005).
The Times (London): “Is China Beginning to Show New Cracks?” by Morgan Falconer (Sept 10, 2005).
Flash Art: Taipei Biennial exhibition review by Susan Kendzulak (Jan–Feb 2005), p. 50.

Art Journal: “Drastic Urbanization: The Photographs of Sze Tsung Leong” by Christopher Phillips (Winter 2004), p. 20–21.
Art on Paper: “History Images” exhibition review by Stephen Robert Frankel (November/December 2004), p. 81.
Art World (Shanghai): “History Images” exhibition review by Yu Miao (December 2004), p. 20–21.
The New York Times: “Art Guide” review of “History Images” exhibition by Ken Johnson (June 25, 2004), p. E34.
The New Yorker: “Between Past and Future” exhibition review (July 28, 2004), p. 20.

Writings published

“History Images,” in Aperture (Summer 2006), p. 46–49.
“The Authority of Beauty,” in Yishu (Spring 2006), p. 13–16.
“On The Ground: Beijing,” Artforum (December 2004), p. 88.
“Representing the Almost Nothing: The Drawings of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe,” in Conventions of Architectural Drawing: Representation and Misrepresentation, edited by James Ackerman and Wolfgang Jung (Cambridge, MA: Harvard Design School, 2000), p. 182–199.

Work published


Mannerism & Modernism: The Kasper Collection of Drawings and Photographs. (New York: The Morgan Library and Museum, 2011), pp. 254–255.
TIME LightBox: “Sze Tsung Leong’s Cities.” (19 March 2011).

Strange Places: Urban Landscape Photography, edited by Alexandra Stara. (Kingston upon Thames, England: Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston University, 2009), pp. 28–31.

T: The New York Times Style Magazine. (Travel Spring 2008 issue), p. 134–135.
The New York Times Magazine (June 8, 2008), pp. 70–1, 73–5.

Blind Spot: “Horizons,” (no. 34), unpaginated.
Dwell: “Record Time,”  (April 2007), p. 168–173.
Topos: “Spectacular City,” (no. 58, 2007), p. 58–59.

Ventiquattro (Il Sole 24 Ore, Milano): “La Città—Spettacolo” portfolio (2 December 2006), p. 144.
T: The New York Times Style Magazine: “The Other Great Wall” by Joseph Kahn (Travel Fall 2006 issue), p. 124–125.
Exit: “Ruins” (No. 24, 2006), p. 102–105.
Spectacular City: Photographing the Future, edited by Emiliano Gandolfi (Rotterdam: NAi Publishers, 2006), p. 61–64.
Totalstadt: Beijing Case, edited by Gregor Jansen (Köln: Walther König, 2006), p. 124, 127, 203.
Aperture: “History Images” artist portfolio (Summer 2006), p. 46–53.

Beyond Delirious: Architecture in Selected Photographs from the Ella Fontanals Cisneros Collection. (Miami: Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, 2005), p. 52–55.
Celebrating Twenty Years: Gifts in Honor of the Hood Museum of Art. (Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2005), p. 100–101.
About Beauty, edited by Akbar Abbas and Wu Hung (Berlin: Haus der Kulturen der Welt, 2005), p. 150–151, 177–183.
Here: “The Traditions of Chinese Cities,” p. 82–86.
Urban China (Beijing): “Prologue to 2010” (April 2005), p. 2–5.

Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video From China, edited by Christopher Phillips and Wu Hung (New York and Göttingen: International Center for Photography and Steidl, 2004), p. 100–101.
Art Journal: “History Images” artist portfolio (Winter 2004), p. 19–45.
34: “The Big Tease” by Tina di Carlo (Winter 2004), p. 34–37.
Aperture: “Between Past and Future” exhibition review by Andy Grundberg (Winter 2004), p. 14.
Taipei Biennial: Do You Believe in Reality?,  edited by Barbara Vanderlinden and Amy Huei-Hua Cheng (Taipei: Taipei Fine Arts Museum, 2004), p. 118–123.
Modern Art (Taipei): 2004 Taipei Biennial portfolio (October 2004), p. 38–39.
Dwell: “Between Past and Future” (September 2004), p. 44.
Art in America: “Sixty Ways of Looking at China” by Richard Vine (June/July, 2004), p. 126.

Painting as Paradox, edited by Lauri Firstenburg (New York: Artists Space, 2002).