The following brief selection of articles and reviews offer an introduction to the work of Enrique Martínez Celaya. For additional bibliographical references see the CV.



Martínez Celaya. Work and Documents 1990-2015. (Santa Fe: Radius Books), 2016. Essay by Daniel A. Siedell with texts by Matthew Biro, Peter Boswell, Michael W. Darling, John Felstiner, Ivan Gaskell, Thomas McEvilley, Charles Merewether, Frances K. Pohl, Mary Rakow, Michael Slenske and Abigail Solomon-Godeau. 400 pages, 293 illustrations in color, Hardcover with jacket.

Enrique Martínez Celaya. Working Methods/Métodos de trabajo. (Barcelona: Ediciones Polígrafa), 2012. Text by Mary Rakow and Matthew Biro with a conversation between Leo A. Harrington, Mary Rakow and Enrique Martínez Celaya. 168 pages, 106 illustrations in color, Hardcover.

Martínez Celaya. Early Work. (Delray Beach, Florida: Whale & Star Press), 2006. Text by Daniel A. Siedell, Thomas McEvilley, Christian Williams, Enrique Martínez Celaya and John Felstiner. 392 pages, 315 illustrations in color, Hardcover.

Enrique Martínez Celaya 1992-2000. (Cologne, Germany: Wienand Verlag), 2001. Texts in English and German by Charles Merewether, Abigail Solomon-Godeau, Howard N. Fox, Rosanna Albertini, Judson J. Emerick, Arden Reed and Colette Dartnall. 282 pages, 99 color and 90 black and white illustrations, Hardcover.



Enrique Martínez Celaya and Käthe Kollwitz: Von den ersten und den letzten Dingen. (Berlin: Hatje Cantz), 2021. Texts by Juerg Judin, Pay Matthis Karstens, Dr. Anita Beloubek-Hammer, Dr. Gudrun Fritsch, and Enrique Martínez Celaya. 155 pages, 52 illustrations, Hardcover.

Enrique Martínez Celaya: The Mariner's Meadow. (London: Blain|Southern), 2019. Texts by Barry Schwabsky, Anouchka Grose, and Enrique Martínez Celaya. 155 pages, 52 illustrations, Hardcover.

Enrique Martínez Celaya: The Other Life. 2018. Text by Enrique Martínez Celaya. 82 pages, 32 illustrations. Digital catalog.

Enrique Martínez Celaya: The Pearl. (Santa Fe, New Mexico: Radius Books), 2013. Text by Irene Hofmann. 320 pages, 160 color illustrations, Hardcover with jacket.

Enrique Martínez Celaya: The Tower of Snow. (Miami, Florida: Whale & Star Press and Miami Dade College), 2016. Text by Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón, Carlos Eire, and Jeremy Mikolajczak. 124 pages, 55 color illustrations, Hardcover.

Enrique Martínez Celaya: El Cielo de Invierno. (Barcelona, Spain: Galeria Joan Prats), 2012. Text by Daniel A. Siedell; translated in Spanish, English and Catalan. 40 pages, 16 illustrations, Softcover.

Martínez Celaya: Selected Work / Obra Selecta 1992 – 2010. (Miami, Florida: Gary Nader Fine Art), 2010. Text by Carol Damian and Lisa Tamiris Becker. 180 pages, 50 illustrations, Hardcover.

The Wanderer: Foreign Landscapes of Enrique Martínez Celaya. (New York, New York: Museum of Biblical Art), 2010. Text by Ena G. Heller, Ivan Gaskell and Daniel A. Siedell. 80 pages.16 illustrations. Softcover.

The Palace. (Aspen, Colorado: Baldwin Gallery), 2009. Text by Enrique Martínez Celaya. 63 pages. 18 illustrations. Softcover.

Daybreak. (Venice, California: LA Louver Gallery, 2009. Text by Enrique Martínez Celaya. 55 pages. 22 illustrations. Hardcover.

The Lovely Season. (Sydney, Australia: Liverpool Street Gallery), 2008. Text by Enrique Martínez Celaya. 63 pages. 29 illustrations. Softcover.

Nomad. (Delray Beach, Florida: Miami Art Museum in collaboration with Whale & Star Press), 2007. 128 pages. 56 illustrations. Hardcover.

Another Show for the Leopard. (Aspen, Colorado: Baldwin Gallery), 2007. 96 pages. 66 illustrations. Hardcover.

Six Paintings on the Duration of Exile. (Taura, Japan: Akira Ikeda Gallery), 2007. 24 pages, 8 illustrations, Softcover.

Shore: Is today yesterday. (Berlin, Germany: Akira Ikeda Gallery), 2006. Text by Enrique Martínez Celaya. 42 pages, 29 illustrations, Softcover.

Poetry in Process. (Boulder, Colorado: CU Art Museum), 2004. Text by Lisa Tamiris Becker. 112 pages, 64 color illustrations, Hardcover.

All the Field is Ours. (Santa Monica, California: Griffin Contemporary), 2003. Text by Thomas McEvilley. 60 pages. 34 illustrations. Softcover.

The October Cycle: 2000-2002. (Seattle, Washington: Marquand Books in association with Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden, University of Nebraska-Lincoln), 2003. Text by Daniel A. Siedell. 96 pages, 22 illustrations, Hardcover.

Pinturas de Merced. (Monterrey, Mexico and New York: Galeria Ramis Barquet), 2000. Text by Charles Merewether. 54 pages. 22 illustrations in color. Softcover.


Enrique Martínez Celaya: Home Movies. (Los Angeles, California: East Wind Productions), 2009. Filmed and edited by Christian Williams. 50 minutes. Color.

Consider This: Enrique Martínez Celaya. (Omaha, Nebraska: UNO Television), 2008. 30 minutes. Color.

Enrique Martínez Celaya: Studio Days. (Venice, California: Media Art Services), 2001. Filmed and edited by Peter Kirby. 30 minutes. Color.

Enrique Martínez Celaya: Schneebett. (Miami, Florida: Common Machine), 2011. Filmed and edited by Jorge Rubiera. 9 minutes. Color.


The Child's Song

A video by Studio Enrique Martínez Celaya, 2020

Length 1:49

Otis Commencement Address 2020

Martínez Celaya delivers the virtual 2020 Commencement Address for Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, May 2020.

Length 11:10

When We Arrive

A video by Studio Enrique Martínez Celaya in collaboration with Cowboy Junkies, 2018

Length 4:38

The Prophet

A video by Studio Enrique Martínez Celaya, 2018

Length 5:02

The Pearl, SITE Santa Fe

A video by Peter Kirby, 2013

Length 21:35

Studio Enrique Martínez Celaya

A video by Richard Patterson, 2013

Length 03:00

Film produced by LA Louver Gallery in anticipation of The Hunt's Will

A video by Jeff McLane, 2012

Length 10:51

Walk through the Miami studio

A video by Richard Patterson, 2010

Length 04:44

Schneebett at the Miami Art Museum


Length 00:43

Making Art

A video by Christian Williams, 2009

Length 08:17

The burning of The Rail


Length 01:22

Testing the refrigeration system for Schneebett


Length 00:05

Enrique Martínez Celaya Studio Days

A video by Peter Kirby, 2001

Length 30:05