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Exhibitions outside the gallery

Manuel Ocampo


Born in 1965, Quezon City, Philippines
Lives and works in Manila, Philippines

Solo exhibitions

- Oeuvres: 1994 - 2016, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris

- Goya vu par Ocampo : La Junte des Philippines 1815-2015, Musée Goya, Castres, France

- Notes from the Ste Anne Asylum, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris

- 7th Asia Pacific Triennal Exhibition, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
- 20 Years of Intestinal Mishaps, Carré St. Anne, Montpellier, France
- The Corrections, Space of Drawing, Copenhagen, Denmark

- Les Maîtres du désordre, Kunst-und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn

- Valentine Willie Fine Arts, Singapore

- Galerie Nosbaum Reding, Luxembourg
- An Arcane Recipe of Cannibalized Ingredients Taken from the Reliquaries of Some Profane Illumination, Tyler Rollins Fine Art, New York

- Painting as an Attempt to Memorialize Reality’s Triumph over Art , Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels
- Monuments to the Institutional Critique of Myself, Pablo Gallery, Manila
- Galerie Baerbel Graesslin, Frankfurt
- Bongoût, Berlin

- Uplands Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
- Finale Art Fair, Manila, Philippines
- Galeria Tomas March, Valencia, Spain

- Guided by Sausage, Nosbaum & Reding - Art Contemporain, Luxembourg
- Guided by Sausage, Le (9) bis, Saint-Etienne, France
- Kitsch Recovery Program, Lizabeth Oliveria Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

- En El Cielo No Hay Cerveza sin Alcohol (with Curro Gonzalez), Galeria adhoc, Vigo, Spain
- Down with Reality, Galerie Jesco Von Puttkamer, Berlin, Germany
- Kitsch Recovery Program: An Image is Just a Pathetic Attempt to do Justice to a Picture, Nosbaum & Reding - Art Contemporain, Luxembourg
- No System Can Give the Masses the Proper Social Graces (with Damien Deroubaix), Haptic at La Maison Rouge, Paris, France
- Gray Kapernekas Gallery, New York, USA
- Down with Reality, Galerie Jesco von Puttkamer, Berlin, Germany

- Mumu Territorium, Artcenter Megamall, Mandaluyong Metro Manila, Philippines
- The Holocaustic Spackle in the Murals of the Quixotic Inseminators, Lizabeth Oliveria Gallery, Los Angeles
- Bastards of Misrepresentation, Casa Asia, Barcelona, Spain
- New Works, LAC, Lieu d’Art Contemporain, Sigean, France

- Moral Stories: Fuck the Third World, Galeria Tomas March, Valencia, Spain
- Bastards, Galerie Baerbel Graesslin, Frankfurt, Germany
- Finale Art File, Mega Mall, Mandaluyong, Philippines
- Miserable Intentions (with Gaston Damag), Art Contemporain – Nosbaum & Reding, Luxembourg

- Sprüth Magers Projekte, Munich, Germany
- Wunderkammer, Gesellschaft Für Gegenwartskunst, Augsburg (Society for Contemporary Art Augsburg), Germany
- Lee Almighty, Mag:net Gallery, Quezon City, Philippines

- Comprehensible Only to a Few Initiates, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris
- An All Out Attempt at Transcendence, Galerie Baerbel Graesslin, Frankfurt, Germany
- The Inadequacy of the Struggle Against the Inadequacy of the Struggle, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco


« Wunder Kammer », Gesellschaft für Gegenwartskunst E.V., Augsburg, Allemagne
« The inaequacy of the struggle against the inadequacy of the struggle », Sprüt Magers Projekte, München

" Comprehensible Only to a few initiates ",Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris
" An all Out Attempt at Transcendence ",Galerie Baerbel, Frankfurt, Allemagne
Galeria Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid, Espagne
Babilonia 1808, Berkeley, California
" An Existentializing Function of an Aesthetic Suspension of the Meaningful Word ", Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco.

" Presenting the Undisclosed System of References in the Loophole of Misunderstanding, Galeria OMR, Mexico City
" Free Aesthetic Pleasure Now! ", Babilonia 1808, Berkeley, California.

" Those Long Dormant Pimples of Inattention Meandering through the Cranium Arcade of Pitiless Logic Swastikating between Love and Hate, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York
" The fialure to express is its expression/the stream of object-making consciously working towards the goal ", Galerie Michael Neff, Frankfurt, Allemagne
" Those Long Dormant Pimples of Inattention Counterattacking the Hyper-Convulted Dramas of the Gaze ", Galerie Bärbel Grässlin, Frankfurt, Allemagne, Galerie Philomene Magers, Munich, Allemagne

" The invertion of the Ideal : Navigating the Landscape of Intestinal Muck Swastikating etween Love and hate ", Galerie Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid
" The Nature of Culture Manuel Ocampo / Gaston Damag " Monasterio de la Cartuja de Santa Maria de las Cuevas, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Seville

" Yo Tambien Soy Pintura ", Musée d'art contemporain de Badajoz (MEIAC), Espagne
" To Infinity and Beyond: Presenting the Unpresentable, The Sublime or The Lack Thereof ", Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris
" Why Must I Care For a Girl Who Always Scratches Wherever She Itches : 1-1/2 Centuries of Modern Art Twelve Step Program " Fondation Delfina, Londres ; Centre Cultural Tecla Sala, Barcelona
Galerie Philomène Magers, Cologne

" Heridas de la Lengua ", Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, California
" Hacer Pintura Es Hacer Patria ", Galerie OMR, Mexico City, Mexique

Annina Noseï Gallery, New York
University of Texas at el Paso, Texas

Ciocca-Raffaelli Arte Contemporaneo, Milan.
Musée d'Art Contemporain, Montréal
Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris.

" Stations of the Cross ", Galerie Annina Nosei, New York.
" Paraiso Abierto a Todos ", The Mexican Museum, San Francisco.

" New Paintings ", Galerie Salander-O'Reilly / Fred Hoffman, Beverly Hills.
" Manuel Ocampo ", Galeria OMR, Mexico City.

" Grupo de Cago ", Weingart Center Gallery, Occidental College, Los Angeles.
" Matrix-Berkeley 150 ", University Art Museum / Pacific Film Archives, Universitée de Californie, Berkeley.

" M.J.O. ", Jay Chiat Residence, New York.
" Manuel Ocampo ", Galerie Fred Hoffman, Santa Monica.

" Manuel Ocampo / Collaborations ", Galerie La Luz de Jesus, Los Angeles.
" New York ", Galerie Christopher John, Santa Monica.
" Substancias Irritantes ", Galerie Guggenheim, Chapman college, Californie
" El Filibusterismo ", Galerie Christopher John, Santa Monica.

" I have no Story to Tell ", Galerie Onyx Hollywood, Californie.

" Lies, False, Hope and Megalomania ", Galerie La Luz de Jesus, Los Angeles.

Group exhibitions

- High Emission Zone, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris
- François Fauchon, collectionneur-cambrioleur, Suquet des Art(iste)s, Cannes, France

- NIRIN, curated by Brook Andrew, 22nd Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
- Dear Hong Kong..., Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris
- Looking Forward, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris

- The Spectre of Comparison , Pavilion of the Philippines, 57th Venice Biennale, Arsenale, Italy
- Exposition d'été, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels

- Come as you are: Art of the 1990s, University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
- Come as you are: Art of the 1990s, Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
- Transnational Narrations: Paperworks, Cultural Center of the Philip pines, Manila, the Philippines

- Come as you are: Art of the 1990s, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair USA
- Come as you are: Art of the 1990s, Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, GA, USA
- First Look: Collecting Contemporary at the Asian, The Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA , USA

- Possession II, Coventry School of Art and Design, Coventry, UK

- Les Maîtres du désordre, Fundacio la Caixa, Madrid, Spain
- Manilla Vice - Curated by Manuel Ocampo, MIAM, Sète, France

- Asia Pacific Triennial, Brisbane , Australia

- Dublin Contemporary 2011 : Terrible Beauty — Art, Crisis, Change & The Office of Non - Compliance, Dublin, Ireland

- Reflexus Arte Contemporanea, Porto, Portugal
- The Making of Art, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
- Kenneth Anger´s cycle, Galeria Zé dos Bois, Lisbon, Portugal
- Entre chien et loup, Caroline Pagès Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal

- Group show, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels
- Problems with style, Green Papaya Art Project, Manila, Philippines
- Magnet Gallery, Manila, Philippines
- In the context of : La dégelée Rabelais, FRAC Languedoc-Roussillon, France
- Morts de rire, La Panacée, Montpellier, France
- Et tout pour les mange-tripes !, 
Musée Pierre André Benoit & Espace de Rochebelle, Alès, France
- A Thélème, Priape s’est cogné…, CIRCA - La Chartreuse, Villeneuve-les-Avignon, France

- Rooms, Conversations, Frac Île-de-France, Le Plateau, Paris
- L’Explosition, Frac Languedoc-Roussillon, Montpellier, France
- Messages Abroad, Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris, France
- Kinky Sex, Lizabeth Oliveria Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
- Nosbaum & Reding at Artnews Projects, Berlin, Germany

- Five Stories High, Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, USA
- Wonder and Horror of the Human Head, 4-F Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
- Painting Codes, Galeria Comunale d’Arte Contemporanea Di Monfalcone, Italy

- Birth - Sex - Death, Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
- La Alegria de mi Sueños, Seville Biennale, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporanea, Seville, Spain

- End of the Start, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, USA
- The Broken Mirror, Leroy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, NY, USA

" Extranjeros : Los Otros Artistas Españoles ", Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia, Spain.

" 49. Esposizione Internazionale ", Plateau of Mankind, la Biennale di Venezia (catalog).
" Berlin Biennale II ", Berlin Germany (catalog).
" Les Chiens Andalous ", Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, California (catalog).
" Vom Eindruck zum Ausdruck: Graesslin Collection ", (From Impression to Expression), Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany (catalogue).
" Contemporary Devotion ", San Jose Museum of Art.
" Circos Globulos: Selected Works from the Babilonia Wilner Collection ", Babilonia 1808, Berkeley, California.

" Salon ", Delfina, London .
" Made in California: Art, Image, and Identity ", 1900-2000, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles (catalog).
" Faith: The Impact of Judeo-Christian Religion on Art at the Millenium ", The Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut (catalog).
" Partage d'Exotismes ", 5ème Biennale d'Art Contemporain de Lyon, Lyon, France.
Sammlung Falckenberg (Falckenberg Collection), Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany.

" Sensibilidade Apocaliptica ", Festival Atlântico 1999, Lisbonne
" Vestiges of War, 1899-1999: The Philippine-American War and Its Aftermath ", Asian/Pacific/American Studies Gallery, New York University, NY.
" Jardin de Eros ", Institut de Cultura de Barcelona, Palau de la Virreina/Centre Cultural Tecla Sala, Barcelona; Bergen Kunstmuseum, Bergen, Norway.

" At Home and Abroad: 21 Contemporary Filipino Artists ", Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
" Double Trouble : The Patchett Collection ", Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego
" Pop Surrealism ", The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut
" '98 : Cien Anos Despues ", Cultural Center of the Philippine, Manila (Puerto Rico ; Havanna, Cuba ; Valencia, Spain)

" Unmapping the Earth ", Biennale de Kwangju, Corée
" Pervasive Referents ", Phyllis Kind Gallery, New York
" Past Time ", Wood Street Galleries, Pittsburgh
" Nu-Glu ", Joseph Helman Gallery, New York
" American Stories-Amidst Displacement and Transformation ", Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo

" Annual Exhibition 1996 ", Académie américaine à Rome

" Eye Tattooed America ", Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, Californie
" In the light of Goya ", University Art Museum, Université de Californie, Berkeley
" Post-Colonial Californi " Université d'état de San Francisco

" Jean-Michel Basquiat & Manuel Ocampo ", Galerie Henry Art, Université de Washington, Seattle.
" Asia /America Identies in Contemporary Asian American Art ", La Société d'Asie, New York.
" Unholy Wars ", Postmasters, New York.
" Mutant Messengers ", Galerie Ann Nathan, Chicago, Illinois.
" Sacred and Profane ", Studio Nosei, Rome
Arte Chido! Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City.
Memories of Overdevelopment, Irvine Art Gallery, University of California, Irvine. (catalog).

" Drawing in Southern California", Galerie Main Art, Visual Art Center, Université de l'Etat de Californie " 43rd Biennal ", Galerie Corcoran, Washington, D.C.
" Los Angeles Philippines Cultural Festival ", Los Angeles : Département des Affaires Culturelles.
" Kayumanggi Presence '93 ", Centre d'Art d'Honolulu, Hawaï.
" Drawing the Line Against AIDS", 45th Venice Biennale at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, New York.
" In Out of the Cold ", Centre pour l'Art de Yerba Buena, San Francisco.
Medialismo, Trevi Flash Art Museum, Trevi, Italy (catalog)

" Kayumanggi Presence ", Galerie Municipal / City hall, Honolulu, Hawaï.
" City Library ", Los Angeles Expositions Contemporaines, Los Angeles.
" Documenta IX ", Kassel, Allemagne.
" From The Studio ", Musée d'Oakland, Oakland.
" Culture Bites ", Université de Sonoma, Californie.
" Helter Skelter : L.A. in the 90's", Musée d'Art Contemporain, Los Angeles.

" Individual Realities in the California Art Scene ", Sezon Museum of art, Tokyo.
" Mike Bidlo, Manuel Ocampo, Andres Serrano ", Collection Saatchi, Londres.

" Oppression - Four Voices ", Galerie John Thomas, Santa Monica.
" Asian American Art ", Festival d'Art L.A. 1990, Korean Cultural Service, Los Angeles.
" 4 Fanaticists ", Galerie Action, Los Angeles.
" Enigmatic Messages ", Galeris John Thomas, Santa Monica.
" Art Cafe ", Galerie Municipal Art, Hollywood.

" Day of the Dead Show ", Galerie La Luz de Jesus, Los Angeles.
" Group Show ", Galerie Francine Ellman, Los Angeles.
" The Sream Show ", Galerie A.T.A., San Francisco.

" New Art - New Artists ", Galerie Francine Ellman, Los Angeles.
" Smaller Than a Breadbox... ". S.I.T.E., Culver City, Californie.

" I Just Stopped Off For A Beer ", Galerie Kualay Diwa, Manille.
" The I Love Jesus Show ", Galerie La Luz de Jesus, Los Angeles.
" Salon des Indépendants ", Galerie Richard Benett, Los Angeles.

" Group Show ", Galerie City, Manille.
" Lengua Ni Utak ", Galerie d'Antipolo, Antipolo, Rizal, Philippines.

" Group Show ", Vargas Museum, Quezon City, Philippines.
" UNICEF Art Exhibition ", Centre Culturel des Philippines, Manille.
" Bahaghari 1 ", Centre International des Conventions de Philippines, Manille.


Fonds National d'Art Contemporain, Paris
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California.
Oakland Museum, Oakland, California.
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California.
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain.
Museo Extremeno e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporaneo, Junta de Extramadura, Spain.
IVAM Institut Valencia d'Art Modern, Valencia, Spain.
Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno, Canary Islands, Spain.
Sintra Museu de Arte Moderna, Lisbon, Portugal.
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan.
The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii.
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.


Les Chiens Andalous, Track 16 Gallery/Smart Art Press, Santa Monica,, California

Asian Collection 50, From the Collection of the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan.

The Nature of Culture--Manuel Ocampo/Gaston Damag. Interventions in the Monasterio de la Cartuja de Santa Maria de las Cuevas, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Seville
The Inversion of the Ideal: Navigating the Landscape of Intestinal Muck, Swastikating between Love and Hate, Galeria Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid
Why Must I Care For a Girl Who Always Scratches Wherever She Itches: 1-1/2 Centuries of Modern Art Twelve Step Program, Delfina, London; Centre Cultural Tecla Sala, Barcelona

Yo Tambien Soy Pintura, Museo Extremeno e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporaneo (MEIAC ), Badajoz, Spain.

Hacer Pintura es Hacer Patria, Galeria OMR, Mexico City.
Heridas de la Lengua, Smart Art Press, Santa Monica.
Station to Station, Edizioni Programma, Cagliari, Italy.

Virgin Destroyer: Manuel Ocampo, Hardy Marks Publications, Honolulu.



1998 God is My Copilot (one hour feature film) Directed by Phillip Rodriguez and Produced by Tom Patchett.



Chagoya, Enrique, "Notes for a Nonlinear Interpretation of the Work of Manuel Ocampo," The Mexican Museum, San Francisco, 1994.
Enriquez, Lucia, "Jean Michel Basquiat/Manuel Ocampo," Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, 1994.
Kent, Sarah, "Mike Bidlo, Manuel Ocampo, Andres Serrano," Saatchi Collection, London, August 1991.
Lussier, Real, "Serie Projet 15: Manuel Ocampo," Musee D'Art Contemporain de Montreal, 1995.
Rinder, Lawrence, "History and Retribution in the Art of Manuel Ocampo," University Art Museum, Berkeley, May-June 1992.

Press articles

Fischer, Jack, "Ocampo Stretches Limits into Protest," San Jose Mercury News,Jan. 16, 2002.
Helfand, Glen, "Manuel Ocampo at Babilonia 1808," Tema Celeste, March/April 2002
Helfand, Glen, "Freeing Aesthetic Pleasure," 7x7, Winter '01-'02.
Helstrup, Anjee, "Free Aesthetic Pleasure Now! - Manuel Ocampo,"
Zero Magazine, Dec. 10, 2001--Jan.10, 2002
"Manuel Ocampo: Free Aesthetic Pleasure Now!" Juxtapoz, March/April 2002

Angeline, John, "Manuel Ocampo: Jack Shainman Gallery," Art Nexus, Feb.-April, 2001.
Leffingwell, Edward, "Manuel Ocampo at Jack Shainman," Art in America, Feb. 2001.
Tadiar, Carlo, "Manuel Ocampo at the Jack Shainman Gallery," Philippine Daily Inquirer, Feb 26,

Smith, Roberta, "Manuel Ocampo at Jack Shainman Gallery, The New York Times, Nov. 3, 2000.

Barnatan, Marcos Ricardo, "La Santa Blasfemia," El Mundo, Feb. 27, 1999.
Bright, Susan, "Manuel Ocampo," Art Asia Pacific, Issue 22, 1999.
Huici, Fernando, "Pinturas como Navajas," El Pais, March 13, 1999
Perez, Eva Diaz, "Sacrilegio en el monasterio de la Cartuja," El Mundo, Feb. 21, 1999.

Buck, Louisa, "Interview with Manuel Ocampo," The Art Newspaper, No. 81, May
Burrows, David, "Manuel Ocampo," Art Monthly, July-August 1998.
Calvo Serraller, Francisco, " La ferocidad blasfema de Manuel Ocampo se muestra en Badajoz," El Pais, February 5, 1998.
Chattopadhyay, Collette, "Manuel Ocampo at Track 16 Gallery," Asian Art
Enriquez, Lucia, "The Meteroric Rise (and Self-Sabotage) of Manuel Ocampo," The International Examiner: Pacific Reader, Spring 1998.
Fernandez, Lluis, "Manuel Ocampo--Mi Pintura es Terapia de Choque" La Razon (El Cultural) Dec 12,
Kent, Sara, "Outsider Dealing: Manuel Ocampo finds a place for displacement," Time Out, June 10-17,
Maison, Andrea, "Agony and Ecstasy: Manuel Ocampo's Artistic Vision of the
Postcolony," Amerasia Journal, 1998.
Ocampo, Manuel, "To Infinity and Beyond," ARTI International, no. 39, May-July 1998
Serra, Catalina, "El Artista que muerde la mano que le alimenta,"El Pais (Catalunia), December 3, 1998.
Spiegel, Olga, "El artista filipino Manuel Ocampo expone en el Tecla Sala sustelas 'pisables,'" La Vanguardia, December 14, 1998.

Hammond, Anna, "Manuel Ocampo at Annina Nosei, Artnews, March 1997..
Joanou, Alice, "Furious Desire," World Art, No. 13, 1997.
Katz, Vincent, "Manuel Ocampo at Annina Nosei," Art in America, May 1997.
Lutfy, Carol, "Asian Artists in America: Manuel Ocampo," Atelier, March-April 1997.
Miles, Christopher, "The Accidental Tourist," Detour, September 1997.
Power, Kevin, "Manuel Ocampo: Rough Gatherings at the Edges of the Mind," Third Text, Winter 97-98
Rodriguez, Phillip, "The Neo-Colonized: Manuel Ocampo on Race, Paint and Money,", LA Weekly, October 3--9, 1997.

Alba, Victoria, "Master of the Macabre," Asian Art News, March-April 1995.
Dagbert, Anne, "Manuel Ocampo at Galerie Nathalie Obadia," Art Press, Nov 1995.
Ferrario, Rachele, "Manuel Ocampo - Ciocca Raffaelli," Flash Art, July 1995.

Apostol, Sherry, "An Interview with Manuel Ocampo," ARTI, no. 21, 1994.
Baker, Kenneth, "Ocampo's Strange, Scary Visions," San Francisco Chronicle, June 12, 1994.
Bonetti, David, "Asian American Artists take the S.F. Spotlight," San Francisco, Examiner, June 10, 1994.
Edelman, Robert G., "Springtime in New York - Manuel Ocampo at Annina Nosei,, Art Press, July-August
Jana, Reena, "Manuel Ocampo at the Mexican Museum," Asian Art News, July-Aug 1994.
Mahoney, Robert, "Manuel Ocampo - Annina Nosei," Flash Art, Summer 1994.
Santiago, Chiori, "Manuel Ocampo at the Mexican Museum-San Francisco,"World Art, November 1994.
Scarborough, James, "Manuel Ocampo-One Man-National Movement,"Flash Art, May-June 1994.

Baker, Kenneth, "Contemporary Painting Celebrated in D.C.," San Francisco Chronicle, Nov. 7,
Cecilio, Teddy B. "Art Exhibition Stirs Indignation," Phil-Am Free Press, June 3, 1993.
Dash, Phillip, "Shock to the System," Detour, July-Aug 1993.
Duncan, Michael, "Manuel Ocampo at Salander-O'Reilly/Fred Hoffman,"Art in America, November 1993.
Kandel, Susan, "A Filipino Artist's Portrait of Dominance and Submission," Los Angeles Times, April, 24
Muchnic, Suzanne, "Portrait of the Artist as an Angry Outsider," Los Angeles Times, May 4, 1993.

Baker, Kenneth, "Helter Skelter: A Defining Moment in Los Angeles Art,"San Francisco Chronicle, March
Bonetti, David, "Ocampo: Looking Back in Anger," San Francisco Examiner, April 1992.
Gardner, Colin, "Helter Skelter," Artforum, April 1992.
Hughes, Robert, "Dada for the Valley Girl," Time, April 20, 1992.
Knight, Christopher, "Faces to Watch in '92," Los Angeles Times, April 16, 1992.
Knight Christopher, "Spanish Colonial with a Twist," Los Angeles Times, April 16, 1992.
Quinn, Michelle, "Works Pulled from German Exhibition," Los Angeles Times, June 15, 1992.
"Ocampo's Apocalyptic Vision," San Francisco/San Jose Philippine News, April 22-28, 1992.
"Young Old Master: Galaxy of Rising Stars," Time, November 18, 1992.

Laurence, Michael, "Manuel Ocampo at Christopher John," Art in America, Jan 1991.
Picot, Pierre, "Manuel Ocampo at La Luz de Jesus and Christopher John Gallery, Visions, Spring
Selwyn, Marc, "Manuel Ocampo at Fred Hoffman," Flash Art, May-June 1991.
Weissman, Benjamin, "Manuel Ocampo at Fred Hoffman Gallery," Artforum, May 1991.

Curtis, Cathy, "Strong Works by Young Artists. . .," Los Angeles Times,April 9, 1990.


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