2015 Collins, Shay, Sweet Sensation: Vistas of Candyland at John Hartell, The Cornell Daily Sun, March 10, 2015. PDF
2014 Colvin, Rob, Flipping the Hierarchy of Needs, Hyperallergic, November 5, 2014. PDF
  Will Cotton: Delicious Fantasies of Desire, Arte Al Limite, July 2014, pp. 14-21. PDF
  Emelife, Aindrea, Fancy a sugar-rush? Meet Will Cotton, the world's first candyfloss artist, The Guardian, June 24, 2014. PDF
  Hoby, Hermione, Will Cotton: the painter who made Katy Perry his muse, The Telegraph, June 20, 2014, pp. 12-13. PDF
  Fawcett, Kirstin, Artist Will Cotton Reveals How He and Katy Perry Played an Elaborate Game of Candy Land,, May 21, 2014. PDF
2013 The Playmate as Fine Art, Playboy, January 2013, pp. 82-89. PDF
2012 Newsom, John, FLATT, April 2012, pp. 68-79. PDF
  Boynton, Andrew, Karole Armitage's Curious Cabaret,, May 4, 2012. PDF
  Cohen, David, Triple Threat! Will Cotton: the Book, the Show, the Ballet,, May 5, 2012. PDF
  Lipinski, Jed, As his latest show opens, painter Will Cotton reflects on the Will Cotton - Katy Perry art-industrial complex,, May 2012. PDF
2011 Gamerman, Ellen, The Changing Face of Portraits, The Wall Street Journal, August 5, 2011, pp. D1-D2. PDF
  Corwin, William, Will Cotton Cockaigne,, December 2011. PDF
  Wilkinson, Isabel, Artist Will Cotton Talks Katy Perry,, February 6, 2011. PDF
  Ollman, Leah, Will Cotton at Michael Kohn Gallery,, February 3, 2011. PDF
2010 Gregg, Gail, Nothing Like the Real Thing, ARTnews, December 2010, pp. 68-71. PDF
  Orden, Erica, Local Fine Artists Go Pop, The Wall Street Journal, July 28, 2010, P. A25. PDF
  Langbein, Julia, Will Cotton, Galerie Daniel Templon,, May 27, 2010. PDF
2009 Frankel, David, Will Cotton, Mary Boone Gallery, Artforum, May 2009, pp. 233-234. PDF
  Eden, Laura, Will Cotton, Elle Decor, March 2009, p. 58. PDF
  Eden, Laura, Will Cotton's Sweet Dreams, Deutsche Guggenheim Magazine, March 2009, p. 28. PDF
2008 Stennett, Adam, Adam Stennett in Conversation with Will Cotton, Whitehot Magazine, October 2008, pp. 40-45. PDF
  Lindquist, Greg, Studio Visit: Will Cotton in Conversation with Greg Lindquist,, January 22, 2008. PDF
2007 Honigman, Ana Finel, Will Cotton in Conversation with Ana Finel Honigman,, September 4, 2007. PDF
  Corsano, Otino, Interview with Will Cotton,, July 30, 2007. PDF
2006 Ford, Tom, Crowning Glory: Tom Ford on Will Cotton, BLACKBOOK, October 2006, p. 66-67. PDF
  Dambrot, Shana Nys, Will Cotton, Michael Kohn Gallery, Modern Painters, February 2006. PDF
  Oliva, AndrĂ©s, Will Cotton: Welcome to Cottonland, Belio Magazine (Madrid), January 2006, pp. 31-36, 133-134.
2005 Egan, Maura, Matter: The Sugar Land Express, The New York Times Magazine, December 4, 2005. PDF
  Pagel, David, Those empty calories can be so appealing, Los Angeles Times, November 18, 2005. PDF
  Kino, Carol, Trendy Artists Pick Up an Old-Fashioned Habit, The New York Times Magazine, April 17, 2005. PDF
2004 Honigman, Ana Finel, Will Cotton, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, Tema Celeste, November/Decemeber 2004, pp. 83-84. PDF
  Nakamura, Marie-Pierre, Will Cotton, Art Actuel, No. 35, November/December 2004, pp. 64-65.
  Korotkin, Joyce, Will Cotton, Mary Boone Gallery, M The New York Art World, October 2004. PDF
  Will Cotton, The New Yorker, October 11, 2004, p. 21.
  Saltz, Jerry, Assessing the new seasons: Highs, lows, kitsch, shtick, and one flamboyant failure, The Village Voice, October 1, 2004. PDF
  Cohen, David, Animated Awkwardness & Academic Cotton Candy, The New York Sun, September 16, 2004, pp. 1, 19.
  Gopnik, Blake, For Art Lovers, a Chelsea Morning: New York Gallery Mecca Finally Makes Good on Its Promise, The Washington Post, Sunday, September 24, 2004, p. N01. PDF
  Greene, Rachel, and Andy Comer, The New Nude: Will Cotton, Vitals, September 2004, p. 84.
  Powers, Bill, Art: 100% Cotton, BlackBook, September 2004, p. 64. PDF
2003 Jana, Reena, Sweet Deal, ARTnews, December 2003, p. 27.
  McQuiad, Cate, Adding a Stroke of Originality to a Staged Scene, The Boston Globe, October 21, 2003. PDF
  Drolet, Owen, Reviews, New York: Will Cotton, Mary Boone>, Flash Art, November/December 2002, p. 101. PDF
  Cotton, Will, Self-Portrait, Tema Celeste, November/December 2002, pp. 70-71. PDF
  Johnson, Ken, Will Cotton, The New York Times, September 27, 2002, p. E32.
  Eat Me, featuring Will Cotton, Catherine Chalmers, Saxton Freymann, Wim Delvoye, EGG: The Arts Show, PBS, premiere September 27, 2002.
  Rossi, Michael, Simple Thrills,, November 28, 2001. PDF
  Darwent, Charles, Let Them Paint Cake, Modern Painters, Summer 2001, p. 102. PDF
  Vander Weg, Kara, What Is Pop Art, GQ, September 2001, pp. 360-365.
  Lepore, Louise, Early Risers, W, September 2001, pp. 458-462. PDF
  Home Sweet Home, Smock Magazine, Spring/Summer 2001, p. 144.
  Giuliano, Charles, The Young and the Restless: Delia Brown, Will Cotton, Tim Gardner, Hilary Harkness, and Damian Loeb, NY Arts Magazine, Vol. 6, No. 7/8, pp. 70-71. PDF
  Walen, Audrey, Will Cotton Candy, NY Arts Magazine, Vol. 6, No. 5. PDF
  Mahoney, Robert, Will Cotton, Time Out New York, April 19-26, 2001. PDF
  Plagens, Peter, Arts Extra: Color Me Cool, Newsweek, April 18, 2001, pp. 1-5. PDF
  Finch, Charlie, Two Eskimos,, April 4, 2001. PDF
  Kostabi, Mark, Mark Kostabi on Will Cotton, Shout, April 2001, p. 8. PDF
  Candy Land, Vogue (Insert), February 2001.
2000 Bensinger, Ken, High-Tech Execs Become Virtual Art Collectors, The Wall Street Journal, July 7, 2000, p. W3.
  Sillman, Amy, New York E-mail: Will Cotton at Mary Boone, Art Issues, June 2000, p. 40.
  Leffingwell, Ed, Will Cotton at Mary Boone, Art in America, May 2000, p. 158. PDF
  Chambers, Christopher, Will Cotton, Flash Art, May 2000, pp. 116-117. PDF
  Vincent, Steven, The Temporary Contemporary of Linda Farris, Art & Auction, April 1, 2000, p. 38.
  Hunt, David, Will Cotton, Time Out New York, March 16, 2000, p. 81. PDF
  Smith, Roberta, Will Cotton, The New York Times, March 10, 2000, p. E41. PDF
  Hass, Nancy, Mary Boone: Stirring Up the Art World Again, The New York Times, March 5, 2000, pp. ST1, ST4. PDF
  Frimbois, Jean-Pierre, New York New Wave, Art Actuel, March 2000, pp. 10-15.
  Chaplin, Julia, They Like it Like That, Smock Magazine, Fall/Winter 2000, p. 42.
  Will Cotton, New York Contemporary Art Report, December 1999/January 2000, p. 58.
1999 Henry, Max, Gotham Dispatch,, December 17, 1999, pp. 1-5.
  William Cotton, Tank, September 1999, pp. 168-171.
1998 William Cotton, The New Yorker, December 21, 1998.
  Johnson, Ken, William Cotton, The New York Times, December 4, 1998.
  Mumford, Steve, William Cotton, Review, December 1998.
1996 Jaeger, William, 'Images' is Beautiful and Intelligent, Albany Times Union, December 8, 1996.
  Levin, Kim, Voice Choices: Especially Recommended, The Village Voice, November 24, 1996.
  Levin, Kim, Voice Choices: William Cotton, The Village Voice, March 26, 1996.
  Servetar, Stuart, William Cotton, The New York Press, March 20, 1996.
1995 Mastock, John, Despite Price, Art Retains Risk in Latest Show, Tampa Tribune, June 4, 1995.
  Servetar, Stuart, William Cotton, The New York Press, April 18, 1995.
1994 Levin, Kim, Voice Choices: William Cotton, The Village Voice, December 20, 1994.