Pongpipat, Kaona. A Complex Legacy.
A new exhibition in Singapore examines the British Empire’s multi-layered impact on Asia-Pacific region.
Bangkok Post, 19th October 2016.

Tagliabue, Shari.
Have a Captain Cook at this.
East Coast Encounter, Townsville Eye.
Issue 354, October 2016.

Tan Chui Hua.
Artist and Empire Exhibition, National Gallery Singapore.
The Peak Magazine, Singapore. 3rd October 2016.

McLlroy, Tom.
Malcolm and Lucy Turnbull’s art selection show Indigenous and female artists.
The Sydney Morning Herald. 28th September 2016.  

Pesa, Melissa.
Over the Fence.
University of Queensland Art Museum.
Art Almanac, 1st August 2016.

Gallery first to present Cook’s new series, ‘Mother'.
Blank, Gold Coast. 1st September, 2016.

Revealed; Sunshine Coast Art Prize Winners.
Sunshine Coast Daily, 1st September 2016.

Michael Cook wins Sunshine Coast art prize.
Art Almanac, 7th September 2016. 

Impact; New Media Works.
Cairns Regional Gallery.

Photographs dominate the Sunshine Coast Art Prize.
Art Guide Australia, 2nd September 2016.

Cook’s alternative view of Australia is a winner.
The Courier Mail, 7th September 2016.

Cook, Michael. 
Andu, A son's story, Art Monthly Australasia, Issue 289, May 2016.

Wardell, Michael.
Self-effacing, Portrait, magazine of Australian & International Portraiture, Autumn 2016.

Michael Cook, Mother.
MAMA Art Foundation, National Photography Prize 2016, (ex. cat)

Brown, Phil.
Mother Love, poignant images reflect artist’s fractured family.
Brisbane News, page 22. March 30  - April 5 2016

Shadbolt, Peter.
Art Basel Hong Kong: Lens Flair - Love, pain, war, and cultural dislocation are captured in the diverse photographic works on show this month at Art Basel in Hong Kong. March 2, 2016

Shadbolt, Peter.
5 photographers to seek out at Art Basel.
Hong Kong Tatler Magazine, March 22, 2016

Preview: Art Basel Hong Kong 2016 - 9 Booth Highlights.
Art Radar, Contemporary art trends and news from Asia and beyond. 21 March 2016

Stephens, Andrew.
Michael Cook’s ‘Mother’ series captures the longing of the stolen generation.
The Sydney Morning Herald, March 25, 2016

Michael Cook at This is no Fantasy + Dianne Tanzer Gallery - Art Basel in Hong Kong 2016, 
Ocula Magazine, March 2016

Arcilla, Mariam.
Michael Cook - The Skins We Live In.
Vault New Art & Culture Magazine, Feb 2016


Ringrose, Christopher.
Object - Michael Cook Employs Role Reversal to Chalange Who Belongs Where. 
Right Now, June 17th 2015

Rule, Dan.
Review: Arcadia, Glen Eira City Council Gallery,
The Age, July 2015

Rose, Prof. Mark & O’Bryan, Marnie (Guest Editors).
UNESCO Observatory Multidisciplinary Journal in the Arts - Indigenous education in Australia: Policy, Participation & Praxis, Volume 4, Issue 1, 2015,
The University of Melbourne

Martin-Chew, Louise.
Preview, Michael Cook. 56th La Biennale Di Venezia: All The OWrlds Futures, within it a distinctly Australian Presence,
Art Guide Australia, 19th May 2015

O’Sullivan, Jane.
Photographer Michael Cook proves hot seller on back of Venice Biennale success.
Australian Financial Review, May 27th 2015

De Almeida, Pedro.
Festure, Broadsheet Contemporary Visual Art + Culture Magazine, July 2014.

Smith, Jinny.
Celebrating NAIDOC week,
Australian National Maritime Museum, 6th July 2015

Fairly, Gina.
Making Judgements: The artist and the Laywer.
Visual Arts Hub, 11th August 2015

Edmonds, Penny.
Enduring Civilisation - Indigenous Australia exhibition at the British Museum is insider activism at it’s best.
The Conversation, April 22nd, 2015


Kubler, Alison.
Manuscript, Introducing Michael Cook,
Issue X 2014

Allen, Christopher.
Message on the sponsor,
The Australian, 26th April 2014

Armitstead, Jacqueline.
Silver, (ex. cat) Museum of Brisbane, QLD,
Artand Australia, Issue #51.3, Feb 2014

Bond, Anthony.
Biennale of Sydney: Epic, Free Ranging and Fun: Juliana Engberg,
Artand Australia, Issue 51.3, Feb 2014

Brown, Phil.
Salt of the Earth, Canvas 
The Courier Mail, 26th July 2014

Brown Phil.
Through My Eyes, Queensland Life
The Courier Mail, 5th April 2014

Butler, Sally.
My Country, But Not My Style,
Eyeline #81, 2014

Cerabona, Ron.
Michael Cook: Through My Eyes, Reveals the Colour of Power,
The Canberra Times, 29th April 2014

Collier, Stephen.
In Van Schaik, Leon & Ware, Sueanne (editors). The Practice of Spatial thinking: Differentiation Processes, onepointsixone in association with RMIT school of Architecture, Melbourne, 2014

Stafford, John.
Michael Cook - Michael Cook Accelerates to London,
Creative Move 2014

Michael Cook.
Photo Essay: Through My Eyes, Griffith Review 46,
Forgotten Stories 2014

Mercer, Cassie.
New Exhibition Reimagines Cook’s 1770 Encounter.
Inside History Magazine,10th May 2014

Cuthbertson, Debbie.
Engberg Draws Flack in Sydney,
The Age, 19th April 2014

De Almeida, Pedro.
No Filter,
Contemporary Visual Art + Culture Broadsheet, 3.2, 2014

Engberg, Juliana. (ed).
Michael Cook, You Imagine What You Desire: 19th Biennale of Sydney,
Biennale of Sydney, Sydney 2014

Lim, Anne.
Artist Michael Cook’s New Slant on Australian History,
The Australian, 4th April 2014

McCulloch, Susan.
The Next Wave: Australian Indigenous Contemporary Art is Flourishing as a Vital Component of the worlds oldest living culture, Qantas,
The Australian Way, Nov 2014

McDonald, John.
19th Biennale of Sydney: Lines of Fire,
Sydney Morning Herald, 29th March 2014

McDonald, John.
On Fantasy Island,
The Age, 19th April 2014

Martin-Chew, Louise.
19th Biennale of Sydney: You Imagine What You Desire,
Eyeline, #81, 2014

Michael Cook.
Majority Rule (ex. cat),
Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane, 2014

Flora, Christie.
Through Michael’s Eyes,
Her Canberra, 29th July 2014


Watson, Bronwyn.
Artist Michael Cook gives a retake on Australian history with his Civilised photo series.
The Australian, Aug 31st, 2013

McLean, Bruce.
Michael Cook - My Country I Still Call Australia Home, Contemporary Art from Black Australia, (ex. cat)
Qld Art Gallery QAGOMA 2013

Gibson, Prue.
Under 5k, Michael Cook,
Art Collector Magazine, July Sept 2013

Westwood, Mathew.
Going with the Flow in Bendigo,
The Australian, 13th March 2013

Forrest, Nicholas.
Summoning the ‘Debil Debil’ Indigenous art at Anna Schwartz Gallery in Sydney,
Blouinartinfo Australia, April 26th 2013

Wiercinski, Diarne.
Michael Cook Civilised, Artemis,
Newcastle Art Gallery Magazine, Vol 44, #2, July 13 - Jan 14

Michael Cook, (ex. cat)
Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane.

Canita, Ej.
Interview Michael Cook,
Lucida, Queensland Centre of Photography, June 2013

Emmerich, Danielle.
Michael Cook’s ‘What If’ Retake on Australia’s History,
Write About Art, 5th May 2013

Monro, Kate.
Artist Profile, Michael Cook,
Tracker Magazine, February 28, 2013

Drummond, Matthew. Aboriginal Art: Ghost Story,
Australian Financial Review, 13 April.

Stephens, Andrew.
The view from here: As the nation joins together in joyful strains, we select five outstanding works that capture the national character,
The Age, 25 January 2013

Brown, Phil.
Indigenous Australia Rules in Cook’s Work,
The Courier Mail, 12th Nov 2013

Contemporary Acquisition: Michael Cook’s Civilised #12,
Newsletter, Summer 2013, McMaster University Museum of Art, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Dauber, Dr Christine.
Michael Cook: A singular Vision of Cultural Dissonance, Hear No: See No: Speak No: (Ex. Cat),
Qld Centre for Photography, Brisbane


Hawker, Michael.
Michael Cook, Civilised, Asia Pacific Triennial (ex. cat),
Queensland Art Gallery/ Gallery of Modern Art 2012

Brown, Phil.
50 Bright Stars, star performers 2012 selection,
QWeekend, Courier Mail, December 8-9, 2012

Brown, Phil.
World of art grows wider - Asia Pacific Triennial,
Queensland Life, Courier Mail, December 8, 2012

Michael Cook.
Broken Dreams (ex. cat),
Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane and October Gallery, London, 2012

Michael Cook.  
Civilised (ex. cat),
Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane 2012

Johnson, Susan.
Mutable Signs, Australian artists in the seventh Asia Pacific Triennial examine the shifting beauty and terror of the unknown. Q Weekender Magazine,
Courier Mail, December 1-2 2012

Kha, Caroline.
Dialogue with Michael Cook - Broken Dreams, October Gallery London.
VAAUS Visual Arts Australia,  November 2012

Guivarra, Nancia.
Through My Eyes - La Trobe University visual arts centre, Bendigo,
Arts correspondent NITV News, 30 November 2012

Rainforth, Dylan.
Black Julia,
The Sydney Morning Herald, 31 October 2012

The Strand, BBC World Service, 1 November 2012

Waring-Flood, Clive.
Michael Cook: Broken Dreams,
Silvershotz Magazine, Video interview, 2012

Waring-Flood, Clive.
Michael Cook: Broken Dreams,
Silvershotz Magazine, Volume 8, Edition 4, International edition, 2012

Nagorcka, Shae.
On weakness of monumental things, Michael Cook (
Dianne Tanzer Gallery + Projects, Melbourne 2012

Dauber, Dr Christine.
Michael Cook-Broken Dreams a Journey of Discovery, Michael Cook: Broken Dreams (ex. cat),
Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane and October Gallery, London 2012

Desmond, Michael.
Wishful Humour: Michael Cook's Antipodean Garden of Eden,
Formelnforme (on-line journal), Brisbane, June 2012

Donald, Sally.
Michael Cook, R.E.A.C.H.
Teacher Resource - CIAF, Cairns, 2012

Etchart, Julio.
Michael Cook: Broken Dreams at the October Gallery,
The Reporter, 12 November 2012

Iseger-Pilkington, Glenn.
Omission (ex. cat),
Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, Melbourne, 2012

O'Riordan, Maurice.
Mission Impossible, The poetic narratives of Michael Cook,
Art & Australia, issue 49, no 4, 2012

McLean, Bruce.
Michael Cook, in Lane, Carly and Cubillo, Franchesca, unDisclosed: 2nd National Indigenous Art Triennial,
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 2012

Low, Claire.
A celebration of culture,
The Canberra Times, 12 May 2012

Morgan, Joyce.
Indigenous art is not ancient history: The second triennial portrays the multiple layers of Aboriginal art,
The Sydney Morning Herald, 9 May 2012  

Rothwell, Nicolas.
Surveying the landscape at the 2nd National Indigenous Art Triennial,
The Australian, 5 May 2012

Backhouse, Megan.
Many layers of meaning,
Art Guide Australia, May-June 2012

Walsh, John.
Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award 2012: Catalogue of works (,
Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Surfers Paradise 2012

O'Riordan, Maurice.
50 Things Collectors Need to Know 2012: 08 Michael Cook,
Australian Art Collector, Issue 59, Jan-Mar 2012

McCulloch, Susan (ed).
McCulloch's Indigenous Art Diary 2012,
McCulloch & McCulloch Australian Art Books, Balnarring, 


Cubillo, Franchesca.
National Indigenous Art Triennial: Celebrating contemporary Indigenous arts, Artonview,
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Summer 2011/ 68

Cubillo, Francesca.
Pretence of Existence: Indigenous art observing history, Artonview,
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Winter 2011/ 70

Scollay, Rachel.
The Art of Cook: Deadly winner Cook's focus turns to fine art,
The Koori Mail, 30 November 2011

Dauber, Christine.
Michael Cook-Through My Eyes: A dream of things to come,
Art Monthly Art Monthly Issue 245, November 2011

O'Riordan, Maurice.
Too Many Cooks?: The 2011 Western Australian Indigenous Art Awards,
Art Monthly, Issue 245, November 2011

In the Quest for Beauty,
Vibe, October 2011

Johnstone, Matt.
Cook conquers yet again,
Caloundra Weekly, 13 October 2011

Lauth, Laura.
Deadly art coup for fresh view,
Sunshine Coast Daily, 8 October 2011

Campion, Alice.
Clever trick of the eye: With a little artistic licience these Indigenous icons come home,
Kawana Weekly, 20 October 2011

Dauber, Christine.
Michael Cook: Through My Eyes,
Eyemazing, Issue 03-2011, Amsterdam

Iseger-Pilkington, Glenn.
Michael Cook in Iseger-Pilkington, Glenn (Ed.), Western Australian Indigenous Art Awards,
Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, 2011

Brown, Phil.
Deception exposed: Turning the lens from fashion to fine arts, this photographer confronts the history of Australia,
Brisbane News, 18-24 May 2011

Michael Cook: Uninhabited,
National Indigenous Times, 12 May 2011

Reclaiming our identity,
Caloundra Weekly, 11 May 2011

Michael Cook: Uninhabited (,
Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane, 2011

Martin-Chew, Louise.
Michael Cook,
Australian Art Review, May-June 2011

Baum, Tina.
Michael Cook: Undiscovered, Artonview,
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Autumn 2011/ 65

Walsh, John.
Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award 2011: catalogue of works [],
Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Surfers Paradise, 2011

098 Life Behind the Lens,
Culture Yearbook 2011 Volume 12, No 6


Michael Cook: Through My Eyes (,
Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane, 2010

15 Years of Contemporary Art: Redlands Westpac Art Prize 2010, Redlands,
Sydney Church of England Co-educational Grammar School, Sydney, 2010

'Memphis School',
Culture, Volume 12 Number 2. April-May 2010

Zou, Shall.
'Flamboyance Never Fade', Life Element,
Theme Issue No. 116, China

Sydney Church of England co-educational grammar school, Sydney 2010


Brown, Phil.
'Enhanced Image',
Brisbane News, 5 Nov 2008

Laffey, Cassandra.
'The Beautiful & the Deadly',
Style Mini, November 2008

Lane, Margaret.
'Executing Spontaneity',
Rangefinder Volume 57, Number 7, Jul 2008 USA

Anon. '
Art: Shooting Star',
Vibe, March 2008