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Born in Ramsey, NJ, 1977
Lives and works in New York, NY


B.F.A. in Graphic Design, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY, 2000

Solo Exhibitions

I can’t, We can, Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA
Pretty Free, Marlborough Contemporary, London
Mirror, Mirror, Team Gallery, New York, NY, 
MY NY, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
ParadisoRatio 3, San Francisco, CA
The Spirit of Pride, Soft Opening, London, United Kingdom
Yearbook, ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, Denmark

EarlyTeam Gallery, New York, NY
The Kids Were Alright (curated by Nora Abrams) Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO

Ryan McGinley: BODY LOUD! (curated by Motoaki Hori) Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo
The Four Seasons (curated by Stefano Raimondi), GAMeC, Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bergamo, Italy (catalogue)

Winter, Team (bungalow), Los Angeles, CA (catalogue)
FallTeam Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue)
Ryan McGinley Photographs 1999 –2015 (curated by Robbert Roos)Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort, The Netherlands
Masters of Photography: Ryan McGinley (curated by Dessislava Dimova), Embassy of the United States, Sofia, Bulgaria, 

Yearbook Team Gallery, New York, NY
Ryan McGinley: Vertical Color of Sound Perrotin, Hong Kong, China

Body Loud, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris
Magic Magnifier: Photographs 1998 to 2013, Daelim Museum, Seoul
YEARBOOK, Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA 
Running Water, What Are You Running From?, Bischoff Projects, Frankfurt, Germany

Reach Out, I’m Right Here, Tomio Koyama Gallery,  Tokyo, Japan
Animals, Tomio Koyama Gallery at Hikarie 8, Tokyo, Japan
Grids, Team Gallery, New York, NY
Animals, Team Gallery, New York, NY

Wandering Comma, Alison Jacques Gallery, London, UK
Somewhere Place, Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam

Life Adjustment Center, Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA (catalogue)
Everybody Knows This is Nowhere, Team Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue)
Crooked Aisles, The Breeder, Athens, Greece

Alison Jacques Gallery, London, England 
Ellipse Foundation, Cascais, Portugal 

Spring and By Summer Fall, Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA 
I Know Where The Summer Goes, Team Gallery, New York, NY

Ryan McGinley, FOAM Fotagrafiemuseum Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 
Irregular Regulars, Team Gallery, New York, NY

Project Space, Kunsthalle Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Sun and Health, agnes b. galerie du jour, Paris, France (catalogue)

Laboratorio 987: Entre Nosotros, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, León, Spain
Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie, Arles, France

New Photographs, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center/The Museum of Modern Art, Long Island City, NY University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

The Red Eye Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence (curated by David Sherry)
The Kids Are Alright, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Bailey Fine Arts, Toronto, Canada

MC Magma, Milan, Italy
Ryan McGinley: Photographien, Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch, Berlin, Germany

The Kids are Alright, 420 W. B’way, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions

Coming of Age, Louis Vuitton Foundation, Paris, France
R3DTLA, Ratio 3, Los Angeles
Abortion is Normal, Arsenal Contemporary Art, New York
Character Study, Ratio 3, San Francisco
The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI (Travelled Telfair Museums, Savannah, GA)
Becoming Human, Skulptur Odense 17, Odense, Denmark
Youth, Daelim Museum, Seoul, South Korea
Amour, amours…dans ma collection de photographiés: selections from the collection of agnés b., Isetan Museum, Kyoto, Japan
The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip, Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX
Give Me Yesterday, Fondazione Prada, Milan, ITaly
The Pubic Body .01, Artspace, Sydney, Australia
Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney’s Collection, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Taguchi At Collection - CORRELATION DIAGRAM OF HAPPINESS, Mitsubishi-Jisho ARTIUM, Tokyo, Japan

On the Origin of Art, The Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AK (Travelled to Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI and Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo, TX)
Vogue 100 (organized by Patrick Kinmouth and Robin Muir), National Portrait Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Storylines: Contemporary Art at the Guggenheim, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Degrees of Freedom (organized by Fondazione Golinelli, curated by Cristiana Perrella & Giovanni Carrada), Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Framing Desire: Photography and Video, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
Dries van Noten: Inspirations, Mode Museum, Paris, France
The Marseillaise(s) (curated by Els Barents), Museum Huis Marseille, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Private Eye: Allen G. Thomas Jr. Photography Collection, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
Tattoo (curated by Liberty Paterson and Jon Nordstøm, with catalogue), Brandts Must for Fotokunst, Odense, Denmark
It’s an Invasion (curated by Kelsey Bennet, Joshua Hubbard and Lele Saveri), National Arts Club, New York, NY
Only The Good Ones: The Snapshot Aesthetic Revisited (curated by Michal Nanoru, with catalogue), Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic

(con)TEXT, Sharon Art Center, Peterborough, NH 
APPARATUS, M + B, Los Angeles, CA
Why not live for Art? II - 9 collectors reveal their tresures, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo
Folk Devil, David Zwirner, New York, NY (forthcoming July)
You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet, FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium, (catalogue)
Coconut Water, White Flag Projects, Saint Louis, MO
Magnetic North, Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA
Une affaire de famille: La photographie dans les collections de Stéphane, Rodolphe et Sébastien Janssen, Musée de la Photographie à Charleroi, Charleroi, Belgium
Photography, Gallery Target, Tokyo 
Photography, Aperture Gallery, New York, NY
Black Cake, Team Gallery, New York, NY

Privacy, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
Photography, Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milan, Italy
Pop Politics: Activism at 33 Revolutions, CA2M Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid, Spain
Audience as Subject Part 2: Extra Large, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA (catalogue)
Pubart, Galerie Sophie Scheidecker, Paris, France
The Importance of Being Photographed, University of South Florida Art Museum, Tampa, FL
The Kids Are All Right, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
Photographic!, Daegu Photo Biennale, Daegu, Korea
Do Your Thing, White Columns, New York, NY
Looking at Picasso, Huis Marseilles Museum voor Fotografie, Amsterdam
The New Ages of Life, Palazzo Re Enzo, Bologna, Italy
Real to Real: Photographs from the Traina Collection, de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, CA
Out of Focus: Photography, Saatchi Gallery, London
Accelerating Toward Apocalypse: Works from the Doron Sebbag Art Collection, ORS Ltd., Givon Art Forum, Tel Aviv

Post 9-11, OHWOW Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
George Herms: Xenophilia (Love of the Unknown), MoCA: Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
The Last First Decade, Ellipse Foundation, Cascais, Portugal
Involuntary, fordProject, New York, NY
Ryan McGinley, Sam Samore, Tørbjorn Rødland, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Germany
The Trilogy Exhibition: Dan Colen, Ryan McGinley, Dash Snow, The Ring Art Center, Miami, FL

Summer Teeth, The Breeder, Athens, Greece
3+1, galerie du jour - agnès b., Paris, France
SWEAT, Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad, Switzerland
Out of the Woods, Leslie Tonkonow, New York, NY
Calling Beauty, Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH
Emporte-Moi / Sweep Me Off My Feet, Musée National Des Beaux-Arts Du Québec, Québec, Canada (catalogue)

The Art of Caring, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
The 2009 Vice Magazine Photography Exhibition, Spencer Brownstone, New York, NY
New York Minute, MACRO Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome, Italy
KaraokeLike, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland (catalogue)
Who Shot Rock: Photographers of Rock and Roll, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY, (catalogue)

National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C., Feature Photography
Listen Darling…The World is Yours, Ellipse Foundation, Cascais, Portugal
DARKSIDE, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland,
Boys of Summer, The Fireplace Project, East Hampton, NY 
Fair Market, Rental, New York, NY
History Keeps Me Awake at Night: A Genealogy of Wojnarowicz, PPOW, New York, NY
I Won’t Grow Up, Cheim & Read, New York, NY

Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, Marella Gallery, Italy
Young at Heart, Galeria Helga de Alvear, Madrid, Spain (curated by Alexandre Melo and Garcia)
Picturing Modernity: The Photography Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco 
Sweet Bird of Youth, Arndt & Partner, Berlin, Germany (curated by Hedi Slimane)
She Was Born to Be My Unicorn, Smith Stewart, New York, NY (curated by Amy Kellner)
Other Scenes, Roberts and Tilton Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Aaron Rose, with catalogue)
Rebel Rebel: A Tribute to Karlheinz Weinberger, Anna Kustera Gallery, New York, NY

Americans 1940-2006: Masterpieces of American Photography, Kunsthalle Vienna, Vienna, Austria 
Defamation of Character, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York
People, MADRE Museo d’Arte Donna Regina, Naples, Italy
Into Me / Out of Me, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York
The Name of This Show Is Not GAY ART NOW, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY
The 6th Annual Vice Magazine Photo Issue Exhibition, Silverstein Photography, New York, NY
Youth of Today, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany

with us against reality, or against us!, galerie S.E., Oslo, Norway
Greater New York, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York (catalogue)

Color Wheel Oblivion, Marella Arte Cotemporanea, Milan, Italy
Summer Solstice with Sam Gordon, Ryan McGinley, and Collier Schorr, Ratio 3, San Francisco
Beautiful Losers, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati
Fresh: Youth Culture in Contemporary Photographs, The Center for Photography at Woodstock, NY

My People Were Fair and Had Cum in their Hair (but Now They’re Content to Spray Stars from your Boughs) Team Gallery, New York, NY
A NEW SCENE: WHAT ABOUT NEW YORK?, agnes b. galerie du jour, Paris, France
amfAR Portfolio, Cheim & Read, New York

K48 Teenage Rebel: The Bedroom Show, John Connelly Presents, New York, NY
agnes b. galerie du jour, Paris, France
You’re just a summer love, but I’ll remember you when winter comes, Priska C. Juschka Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY(curated by Emily Sundblad and Hanna Liden) 
Bystander, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY

Alleged at Space 1026, Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA
Raw: New York, New Work, Mamma Roma Ltd., New York, NY


Meyerowitz, Joel, “The Spirit of a New Yorker”, Interview, Sep 2021.
Thorne, Harry, “Ryan McGinley”, Artforum, Sep 2020.
Helfand, Glen. “Character Study” Photograph, Sep 2019.
Love Michael, Michael, “12 Personal Portraits From Ryan McGinley ‘Mirror Mirror’,” Paper Magazine, October 18.
Gittlen, Ariela, “For His Latest Project, Ryan McGinley Hands the Camera to His Friends,” Artsy, June 26.
Read, Bridget, “Ryan McGinley Photographs New York Pride 2018,” Vouge, June 25. “Ryan McGinley: Mirror, Mirror,” The Eye of Photography, June 26. 
Wood, Ann, “Ryan McGinley Photographs his Never-Still Life,” Wicked Local, Proviencetown, June 3rd.
Silverstein, Jake, “24 Kisses Around New York City in 24 Hours,” The New York Times, June 5th. Boyer, Jake, “Ryan McGinley Shoots Gucci Mane, Cardi B, and More for ‘NYT Magazine,’” High Snobiety, March 10th.
Ross, Toni, “The Public Body .01,” Artforum, January, p. 241.
Barry, Timothy Francis, “Ryan McGinley Early,” The Brooklyn Rail, March 1.
Licursi, E.P. “Ryan McGinley’s Exuberant Downtown, 1999-2003” The New Yorker (online), March 3.
Indrisek, Scott, “A Brief History of Polaroids in Art, From Ansel Adams to Andy Warhol (And Beyond),” Artsy, July 13.
Harris, Gareth, “Prada Foundation Moves into Photography with New Gallery in Milan’s Oldest Shoopping Arcde,” The Art Newspaper, November 21.
“Ryan McGinley: Early,” Time Out New York, March 6.
“Purple Love; Ryan and Marc,” Purple Fashion.
Ward, Kat, “NSFW: Peep These Intimate, Sensual Early Photos By Ryan McGinley,” Paper, March 2.
Woo, Kin, “Almost Two Decades Later, Ryan McGinley Revisits His Youth,” The New York Times Style Magazine, Febuary 6.
“Ryan McGinley: The Kids Were Alright,” interVIEW
Comstock, Lindsay, “Re-examining Ryan McGinley’s Early Polariods,” American Photo.
Kinsella, Eileen, “’Ryan Mcginley: Early’ at Team Gallery,” Artnet News.
Rosen, Miss, “Ryan McGinley Talks Coming Full Circle,” Dazed.
Mills, Mike, “Ryan McGinley,” Interview, December 1.
Harris, Gareth, “Prada Foundation moves into photography with new gallery in Milan’s oldest shopping arcade,” The Art Newspaper, November 21.
Ghorashi, Hanna, “’I’m Always Trying to Create the Illusion of Chaos’: Ryan McGinley on his ‘Winter’ and ‘Fall’ Shows at Team Gallery,” ArtNews, December 8.
Alfageme, Lledó and Antonella Sonza, “Evolution, Ryan McGinley: Winter & Fall exhibitions,” Lamono, November.
Wagoner, Mackenzie, “Ryan McGinley on How to Look Good Naked,” Vogue, November 6.
Fox, T.S., “Ryan McGinley to Showcase ‘Fall’ & ‘Winter’ Exhibitions @ Team Gallery,” Hypebeast, November 6.
Neilson, Laura, “Ryan McGinley’s Upstate New York,” T Magazine, November 4.
Farago, Jason, “Ryan McGinley’s Ecstatic Body Art,” The New Yorker, November 3.
Bryan, Meredith, “Photographer Ryan McGinley’s New Direction,” The Wall Street Journal, November 2.
Stoppard, Lou, “Double Visionaries,” Financial Times, October 29.
Pires, Kevin, “Photographer Ryan McGinley on Nudity, Getting Older, and His New Book, Way Far,” Details, October.
Rosen, Steven, “A Show-Stopping New Photo at the Cincinnati Art Museum,” City Beat, July 1.
Abrams, Amah-Rose, “Major Ryan McGinley Exhibition Opens in the Netherlands,” Artnet news, May 19.
Teeman, Tim, “Young, Hot, and Nude: Ryan McGinley’s Body Count,” The Daily Beast, October 6.
Johnson, Ken, “Ryan McGinley, Yearbook,” The New York Times, October 3, p. C23.
Laster, Paul “Ryan McGinley, Yearbook,” Time Out New York, September 30, p. 36.
Gregory, Alice “Ryan McGinley: Naked and Famous,” GQ, May
Mercier, Clémentine, “Ryan McGinley, ados adorés,” Libération, December 23, pp. 22-23.
Freeman, Nate, “The Art World’s Pied Piper,” The New York Times, November 21, p. E1.
Helfand, Glen, “Ryan McGinley: Yearbook,” Photograph, November/December p.60 (with illustration).
Bem, Merel, “Bliksemblik op het leven,” Kunstbeeld, September 2013, pp.34-43
Indrisek, Scott, “Nudity Today: A Survey of Contemporary Photography, Modern Painters, May, p.55.
Sack, Adrano, “Träumen Lemuren von einer Modelkarriere,” Interview Germany, March, pp. 43-44 (with illustration).
Vogel, Carol, “Inside Art: Art’s Ambient Sounds Coming Soon to Taxis,” The New York Times, January 4, p. C25 (with illustration).

Herbert, Martin, “Ryan McGinley: An Elusive State of Being – Moonmilk Revisited,” DARE, pp. 14-21 (with illustration).
Ceschel, Bruno, “A Conscious Cheerfulness: Ryan McGinley,” Hotshoe, pp. 40-51 (with illustration). 
Wilkinson, Isabel, “Ryan McGinley: ‘Whistle for the Wind,’ New Book of Photographs,” The Daily Beast, July 5 (with illustration).
Laster, Paul, “Preview Ryan McGinley’s New Career-Spanning Monograph,” Flavorpill, June 28 (with illustration). 
Jennings, Dana, “ Au Naturel: Books by Ryan McGinley, Robert Longo and More,” The New York Times, June 28.
Siwiec, Monica, “On the Bookshelf: Ryan McGinley: Whistle for the Wind,” GQ, June 27.
Haramis, Nick, “Heavenly Creatures,” Bullett, Summer Issue, pp. 38-41 (with illustration). 
Aletti, Vince, “Ryan McGinley,” New Yorker, June 4/11, p. 26.
Lee, Nathaniel, “Ryan McGinley’s Lust for Life,” Artlog, May 23 (with illustration).
Jones, Alice, “Ryan McGinley: Pictures of youth,” The Independent, May 19, (with illustration).
Woodward, Richard B., “Humans, Creatures, Models,” The Wall Street Journal, May 18, p. A22 (with illustration).
Harper’s, June (cover illustration).
McGinley, Ryan, “Francisco Costa,” Interview, May, pp. 98-105, 126. 
Satran, Rory, “Double Team: Ryan McGinley Opens Tomorrow,” Opening Ceremony New News, May 1, (with illustration). 
Kellner, Amy, “A Sneak Preview of Ryan McGinley’s New Show,” The New York Times Magazine, The 6th Floor, May 1, (with illustration).
Chang, Marcus, “Ryan McGinley’s Menagerie,” The New York Times Magazine, Blog, May 1, (with illustration).
“Ryan McGinley: Wandering Comma,” ArtReview, Issue 56 January/February, p. 108.

Bryce, Adam, “Post 9-11 Group Show at OHWOW Los Angeles,” SLAMXHYPE, June 7 (with illustration).
“The Orchestrated Spontaneity of Ryan McGinley,” Aesthetica Magazine Blog, November 29. 
Herbert, Martin, “Ryan McGinley: An Elusive State of Being – Moonmilk Revisted,” Dare, November. 
“Ryan McGinley,” Guardian Guide, November 26 (with illustration). 
Epstein, Robert, “Ryan McGinley: ‘Scuse Me While I Kiss the Sky,” The Independent, November 27, p. 10 (with illustration).
Kowalinski, Michael, “Art Talks: Ryan McGinley Wandering Comma,” AnOther, November 23 (with illustration).
“Somewhere Place,” Dazed and Confused, November, p. 80 (with illustration). 
“The Parting Shot,” Wonderland Magazine, November/December. 
Bryce, Adam, “Post 9-11 Group Show at OHWOW Los Angeles,” SLAMXHYPE, June 7. 
“Showcase: Treetop Tip,” The New Yorker, October 3.
Nys Dambrot, Shana, “Be There Then,” LA Weekly, July 15.
Herr, Deborah, “Post 9-11: OHWOW’S group show reflecting the American mood of the past decade,” Cool Hunting, June 23. 

McGinley, Ryan, “Ryan McGinley,” Artforum, September (with illustration).
Helmore, Edward, “Naked in New York,” The Guardian, April 14th (with illustration)
Aletti, Vince, “Ryan McGinley,” The New Yorker, April 19th, pp 19,22 (with illustration)
Rosenberg, Karen, “Different Angles On the Portrait,” The New Yorker, April 14th
Harris, Jane, “Ryan McGinley, Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere,” Time Out New York, April 8th
Armstrong, David, “One On One,” Nowness, March 18.
McCormick, Carlo, “A Real Nowhere Man,” Papermag, March 18 (with illustration).
Slenske, Michael, “With Nudes, Ryan McGinley Shoots for History,”, March 18 (with illustration).
Friedman, Alec, Ryan McGinley Interview,” Dossier, March 17 (with illustration).
Bollen, Christopher, “See Tilda Run,” Interview, January (with illustration).

Reardon, Ben, “Ryan McGinley,” i-D, September, (with illustration).
Gavin, Francesca, “Ryan McGinley,” Wonderland, September, pp. 132-133 (with illustration).
Turner, Christopher, “The Naked Eye,” Vogue UK, September, p. 157.
McGinley, Ryan, “Moonmilk,” Tar Magazine, Issue Two / Spring, pp. 270 – 279 (with illustrations).
McGinley, Ryan, “Ryan Inc.:  Behind the Scenes of the McGinley Machine,” Vice Magazine, March, pp. cover, 162-189 (with illustrations).
Clarke, Indigo, “Another Thing I Wanted to Tell You,” Another Magazine, January, p. 82.

Princenthal, Nancy, “Ryan McGinley,” Art in America, September, p. 163 (with illustration).
McGinley, Ryan, “Instant Gratification,” Modern Painters, July/August, p. 96 (with illustration).
Kluger, Jeffrey, “Ryan McGinley,” Time, June 9, p. 57 (with illustration).
Umar, Saheer, “When Boys Talk,” He Magazine, Summer, pp. 67-71 (with illustration).
Helfand, Glen, “Starry-eyed and stripped,” The San Francisco Bay Guardian, May 21, p. 43 (with illustration).
McGinley, Ryan, “I Know Where the Summer Goes ,” Ojode Pez, Issue 13, pp. Cover_ (with illustration).
Rosenberg, Karen, “Ryan McGinley,” The New York Times, April 25, p. E25 (with illustration).
Pearse, Emma, “Ryan McGinley,”, April 21 (with illustration).
Aletti, Vince, “Ryan McGinley,” New Yorker, April 21, p. 24.
Knofer, Ulrike, “Die Documentaire,” KulturSpiegel, April, pp. 22-7 (with illustration).
Blasberg, Derek, “Ten people you should meet,” 10 Men, Spring, pp. cover, 92-3 (with illustration).
Walleston, Aimee, “Better Looking,” He Magazine, Winter/Spring, pp. 138-141 (with illustration).
McGinley, Ryan, “Breaking Through,” The New York Times Magazine, February 10, pp. cover, 52-77.
Spiotta, Dana,  “Ryan McGinley,” The Believer, February, pp. 45-56 (with illustration).
McGinley, Ryan,  “Lucas by Ryan,” i-D, February, pp.160-3 (with illustration).

Vogel, Carol,  “Neo-Factory,” Vogue Hommes, Fall/Winter, pp. 232-3 (with illustration).
McGinley, Ryan, “High Art,” The Advocate, August 14, pp. 52-3 (with illustration).
Pearse, Emma,  “Nudie Picks,” New York, June 18, p. 24 (with illustration).
Rosenberg, Karen, “An Afternoon in Chelsea: Rebel Rebel,” New York, May 7, p. 78.
Gefter, Philip, “A Young Man With an Eye, And Friends Up a Tree,” The New York Times, May 6, cover, pp. 22-33 (with illustration).
McGinley, Ryan, “Irregular Regulars, Rodeo, March, pp. 54-7 (with illustration).
Molon, Dominic, “On the Edge,” WhiteWall, Issue 4, pp. 138-41 (with illustration).
McGinley, Ryan, “Who’s That Ass?,” Vice, Volume 14 Number 4 , cover, pp. 42, 50 (with illustration).
Aletti, Vince, “Musical Chair,” The New Yorker, January 29, p. 22 (with illustration).
Chasin, Noah, “Irregular Regulars,” Time Out New York, January 25-31, p. 59 (with illustration).
Levy, Ariel, “Warhol’s Children,” New York, January 15, pp. 20-1 (with illustration).
Bollen, Chris, “McGinley’s Morrissey,” V Magazine, January, pp. 60-1 (with illustration).
Velasco, David, “Team Player,”, January (with illustration).

Kellner, Amy, “We’ll succeed, our time has come,” i-D, October, pp. 177-83 (with illustrations).
Sansom, Amy, “Nature and Nurture,” Mixte, October/November, pp. 72-3, 271 (with illustrations).
Regan, Kai, “Studio Visit,” Black Book, October/November (with illustration).
McGinley, Ryan, “Sun and Health,” EYEMAZING, Issue 4, pp. 162-5 (with illustrations).
Simpson, Les, “The Name of This Show Is Not: Gay Art Now” Time Out New York, July 13– 19.

Schoenkopf, Rebecca, “Todd the Wet Sprocket,” OC Weekly, February 10 (with illustration).
McCormick, Carlo, “Creativity Now: Ryan McGinley,” Tokion, Jan/Feb, pp.46-70 (with illustrations).
Aletti, Vince, “Do not Recycle,” Village Voice, January 24.
Valdez, Sarah, “Thrashers and Taggers: Beautiful Losers,” Art in America, January.

Blanks, Tim, “Capture the moment” The Daily Telegraph, November 6, pp. 36-9 (with illustrations).
Nelson, Karin, “Ryan McGinley: shoot what you know,” Interview, July, p. 24 (with illustration).
Honigman, Ana Finel, “24-7,” Artnet, June 21 (with illustrations).
Aletti, Vince, “Untitled (Self Portrait),” Village Voice, April 28 – May 4, p. 46 (with illustration).

Greenberg, David, “Sweet and Tender Hooligan: The Art of Being Ryan McGinley,” Fader, Sept/Oct, pp. 114-19 (with illustrations).
Pierson, Jack, “Overexposed” ISSUE, Fall, pp. 112 - 116 (with illustrations).
Crager, Jack, “Photographer of the Year: Ryan McGinley,” American Photo, July/Aug, pp. 43-51 (with illustrations).
McGinley, Ryan, “The Queer Issue Cover,” Village Voice, June 25-July 1, cover. 
Krieger, Nina, “Ryan McGinley: The Kids Are Alright,” Contemporary, Issue 53-4 (with illustration).
Koren, Leslie, “Village People” The New Record, April 6, pp. F2-3 (with illustrations).
Sholis, Brian, “Ryan McGinley,” Flash Art, March (with illustration).
Simpson, Les, “The kid is alright,” The Advocate, March 4.
Aletti, Vince, “Two Photographers Shoot, Score: Making History” Village Voice, March 5-13, pp. 46-7.
Zeaman, John, “A generation newly lost” The New Record, February 28, pp. 38 (with illustrations). 
Swanson, Carl, “Liked The Show, Loved the Afterparty” The New York Times, February 23, pp. 1, 12 (with illustrations).
Cotter, Holland, “The Kids Are Alright” The New York Times, February 14, p. E45 (with illustration).
Ekman, Eve, “Post-Whitney McGinley” New York Press, February 12-18, p. 27 (with illustration).
Aletti, Vince, “The Best Photography Books of 2002” Village Voice, February 5-11, p. 55.
Schmerler, Sarah, “Takeout: Art,” TimeOut NY, Jan 30 – Feb 06, p. 2 (with illustration).

Livingstone, David, “Ryan McGinley” Shift, November, p. 30 (with illustrations).
Burton, Johanna, “Bystander” TimeOut NY, August 15-22, p. 46, (with illustration).
Aletti, Vince, “Voice Picks: Bystander” Village Voice, July 23, pp. 71.
Cotter, Holland, “Bystander” The New York Times, July 12, p. E38.

McInness, Gavin, “The Vice Guide to New York” NME, April 21, p. 26-8 (with illustration).

Mirror Mirror, Rizzoli, 2018
The Kids Were Alright, Rizzoli, 2017
Way Far, Rizzoli, 2015
Fall/Winter, Team Gallery, 2015
Whistle of the Wind, Rizzoli, 2012
You and I, Twin Palms Publisher, 2012
Life Adjustment Center, Dashwood Books, 2010
Everybody Knows This is Nowhere, Dashwood Books, 2010
Moonmilk, Morel Books, 2009
Interviews 2, Kunsthalle Wien, Walter Konig, 2008
Sun and Health, Galerie du Jour Agnès B., 2006
Vitamin Ph: New Perspectives in Photography, Phaidon, 2006
Thumbsucker, Iconoclast, 2005
The Photograph As Contemporary Art, Thames & Hudson, 2004
Ryan McGinley, New York, Index Books, 2002
The Kids Are Alright, New York, Self-Published, 2000


ICP Infinity Award: Young Photographer, International Center of Photography

Photographer of the Year, American Photo Magazine

Public Collections
The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada 
Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
The Ellipse Foundation, Portugal 
Fondation Francés, Senlis, France 
Galleria D’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy 
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY 
Huis Marseilles Museum voor Fotografie, Amsterdam, Netherlands 
ICA Miami, Miami, FL 
Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, VT 
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX 
Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ 
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, León, Spain 
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX 
Museum of Old and New Art, Tasmania, Australia 
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC 
The Progressive Collection, Mayfield Heights, OH 
Queensland Art Gallery, Queensland, Australia 
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA 
Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C. 
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY