Mira Lehr: Tracing the Red Thread; Eleanor Heartney; Silver Hollow Press; 2018

Lost Spaces and Stories of Vizcaya. Vizcaya Museum and Gardens; Miami, Florida; 2016

Mira Lehr: Arc of Nature; essays by Eleanor Heartney, Thom Collins and Irving Sandler; Hard Press Editions and Hudson Hills Press; Stockbridge, Massachusetts; 2014


“Woman and Tree: A Tanglewood Story, 2010;” Barter, Judith; American Modernism at the Art Institute of Chicago; Yale University Press; New Haven, Connecticut; 2009

Cover Image: Poets on the Psalms; Trinity University Press; San Antonio, Texas; 2008

Miami Contemporary Artists; Schiffer Publishing Ltd.; Atglen, Pennsylvania; 2007

New American Paintings; Zevitas, Steven T.; The Open Studio Press, New York, 2007


Selected Bibliography


Kubersky, Seth. “Mira Lehr creates art with gunpowder, rope, mirrors—whatever it takes to draw attention to our warming seas.” Orlando Weekly. August 12, 2020.

Amsen, Eva. “Water, Trees And Optical Illusions Inspire Earth Day 2020 Art.” Forbes. April 22, 2020.

Grisar, P.J. “Artist Mira Lehr on Buckminster Fuller, the environment and blowing things up.” Forward. April 22, 2020.

Goldstein, Caroline. ”Eco-Artist Mira Lehr Has Spent Five Decades Documenting the Changing Environment. See Her New Show Here.” ArtNet News. April 22, 2020.

Treaster, Joseph B. “Beneath the Waves, a Warning.” The New York Times. March 11, 2020.

Palm, Matthew J. “Eco-warrior, feminist, artist: Mira Lehr says save the Earth.” Orlando Sentinel. February 11, 2020.

Kubersky, Seth. “Slowing down is not on the agenda for the godmother of the Miami art scene. The marvelous Mira Lehr.” Orlando Weekly. January 22, 2020.

Cascone, Sarah and Goldstein, Caroline; “Here Are 18 Horizon-Expanding Museum Shows to See During Art Basel Miami Beach 2019,” ArtNet News; December 2019

Altman-Yee, Riki; “Art & The City: Top Players in Miami’s Arts Scene,” Modern Luxury Miami Magazine; November 2019

“The Eco-Feminist’s Call to Action: Artist Mira Lehr Electrifies Miami Beach During Art Basel Week, Six Decades Since She Began,” ARTFIXdaily; November 2019

Saltzman, Toby; “Florida’s Hanging Garden,” The Canadian Jewish News; November 2019

Markowitz, Douglas; “Mira Lehr, Miami Beach Art Legend, Comes Full Circle at the Jewish Museum of Florida–FIU,” Miami New Times; October 2019

Engoren, Jan; “Mira Lehr Exhibit Opens at Jewish Museum Creating Fireworks Whereever She Goes,” MiamiArtZine; October 2019

Carmona, Sergio; “Jewish Museum of Florida–FIU showcasing work of ecofeminist artist Mira Lehr;” South Florida Sun Sentinel; October 2019

Mayo, Christina; “She Remembered the Beach Synagogue from Childhood. Now, Her Art Will Be Displayed There,” Miami Herald; October 2019

Morrissey, Siobhan; “A Beautiful Cry for Help,” The Miami Herald; October 2018

Herrera, Adriana; “La consagración de Mira Lehr;” El Nuevo Herald; October 2018

Maiellano, Sarah; “The Best American Museum Exhibits this Fall,” USA Today; September 10, 2018

Goldstein, Caroline and Cascone, Sarah; “From Mark Bradford in Baltimore to Victor Hugo in LA: 33 Museum Shows Around the US Worth Traveling For,” ArtNet; September 5, 2018

Tschida, Anne; “Three Women, Center Stage,” Biscayne Times; September 3, 2018

“Female Artist Tackles the Global Climate Change Crisis,” Art Daily, September 2018

Horn-Muller, Ayurella; “Meet Mira Lehr, the Eco-Feminist Using Art to Save the Shore,” Miami New Times; August 28, 2018

Tschida, Anne; “Critic’s Choice,” ART Circuits, August 2018

Carannante, Greg; “The Thin Green Line,” City and Shore, September 2018

“Conectados a los Elementos,” Selecta Magazine, August 2018

“Museum Must—Natural Selections,” Modern Luxury Miami, September 2018

“Happenings—Film, Art & Culture—Mira Lehr: Tracing the Red Thread,” South Florida Luxury Guide, Fall 2018

Austin, Tom; “Nature of Art,” Miami Herald; September 18, 2016

Turner, Elisa; “Mira Lehr: Navigating Subtropical Florida’s Vast Arc of Nature,” Hamptons Art Hub; May 18, 2015

Tschida, Anne; “Delicate art of our fragile oceans;” Knight Arts; October 25, 2013

Price, Mark S.; “MIAMI - Mira Lehr, Kelly Roy Gallery;” Sculpture; October 2012, p. 74
Sperber, Irene; “Mira Lehr: 209 Ignition;” ARTDISTRICTS; December 2011- January 2012, p. 62

Tschida, Anne; “Taking it to the Streets;” Miami Herald; November 15, 2011, p. 3N
Turner, Elisa; “Critic’s Pick;” Art Circuits; November 2011

Tschida, Ann; “Exploding the Image in a Sophisticated Manner;” Knight Arts; November 4, 2011

Tuite, Rebecca C.; “Vassar Style: Fashion, Feminism and 1950s;” American Media; 2011 (includes an interview with the artist about her personal style and philosophy)

Grovier, Kelly; “Gums and Gothic;” Times Literary Supplement; November 5, 2010, p. 9
“Bold art featured in ‘Fire and Heat by Three, At the Bascom Visual Arts Center;” Smoky Mountain News; September 8, 2010

“Salon 2009,” ARTnews, Summer 2009, p. 129
Mira Lehr Oral History Interview conducted by Irving Sandler for the archives of American Art at the Smithsonian Institution; Washington, D.C.; December 6 and 7, 2007

Mira Lehr Oral History Interview conducted by Irving Sandler for the Getty Research Institute; Los Angeles, California; December 6 and 7, 2007
“Jungle of Mystics,” ARTNews, September 2007, p. 53

“Dreamscapes,” Art in America, September 2007, p. 66
Cantor, Melissa; “A Painter’s Eye;” Miami Herald: Home & Design; September 2007, p. 53
Cohen, David; “Art Starts on September 6;” The New York Sun; August 31, 2007; p. 1

New American Paintings, Juried Exhibition-in-Print; Vol. 70; The Open Studios Press, Boston, MA, 2007
Davidow, Julie and Clemence, Paul; Contemporary Miami Artists; Schiffer Publishing; Atglen, Pennsylvania; 2007.
Henry, Saxon; “Art Basel Miami: So Many Affairs, So Little Time;” Art Info; December 12, 2006
“Casa Mia Décor;” Dessie Magazine; Milan, Italy; November 2006; p. 24-25.
“All About Art, FIM Florida Artists Hall of Fame,” Florida International Magazine, November 2006, Vol. 09.11,  p. 104.
Culture and Travel; September/October 2006; Volume 1, Number 1, p. 14
The New York Times Magazine; September 24, 2006, Section 6, Art and Culture, p. 4-5
Turner, Elisa; “Bass unfurls a thoroughly modern exhibit of tapestries;” The Miami Herald, Tropical Life section, September 24, 2006
Russell, Candice; “Rugs and Paintings;” Sun Sentinel; September 2, 2006, Lifestyle section
Curtiss, Courtney Powers; “Mira Lehr Visual Imprints;” Florida Design: Miami Home & Décor; Spring/Summer 2006, p. 179-186.
Jaffe, Tali, “An Artist’s Retreat,” InsideOut, May 2006, p. 120-125 
“Jersey” and “Sea,” Art In America, May 2006, p. 90 and 97
Colon, Yahnilet; “Woman’s Art Shines for Decades;” The Miami Herald; May 11, 2006, p. 8
Stieglitz, Sheila; “The Continuum continues with art exhibition at JCC;” Palmetto Bay News; May 2-8, 2006, p. 2
Turner, Elisa; “Critic’s Pick;” Miami Herald, Weekend section, May 5, 2006, p. 32
“The AI Eye: Editor’s Picks of Art for Sale;” Photo Gallery; April 12, 2006, p. 2
Russell, Candice; “Abstract artist seeks ‘spiritual landscape’,” Sun Sentinel; April 8, 2006, p. C1
“Mira Lehr, l’ultima collezione;” Home; April 2006, p. 17
“Enchanted April, Market Scout;” Elements of Living; April 2006, p. 33
Henry, Saxon; “Designs on Life;” Distinction Magazine; New York; April 2006, p. 167
Henry, Saxon; “Mira Lehr;” The Miami Herald, Home & Design, March 2006, p. 26
Pritchett, Kathryn Loosli; “Things Elemental;” Contra Costa Times; February 11, 2006
Billmyer, Nieves; Woudrichem Towers Exhibition From The Jan Verhoeven Collection catalogue; 28 May-June 2005, p. 19-21
Cullum, Jerry; “Wonders in a Wet World;” AccessAtlanta; November 4, 2004, p. 20
“Making an Intercontinental Connection;” Florida Design; Vol. 14, No. 3, p. 283
Russell, Candice; “The Flap About Birds;” Sun Sentinel; July 18, 2004

It’s for the Birds: A Group Invitational Traveling Exhibition catalogue, Bernice

Steinbaum Gallery, 2004
Curtiss, Courtney; “Mira Lehr: Visual Imprints—Earthly and Botanical, the Artist’s Paintings Blur the Line Between the Figurative and the Abstract;” Florida Design; December 2003
Russell, Candice; “Mira Lehr;” City Link; April 2-8, 2003, p. 74
Turner, Elisa; “Gallery Review;” The Miami Herald; March 30, 2003, p. 10M

“Art Beat;” The Miami Herald, Visual Art section; March 23, 2003, p. 3M

Llanes, Miguel S.; “La residencia del presidente de FIU;” el Nuevo Herald; April 13, 2002, p. 1E
Turner, Elisa; “Art at Work: Fine Art Enlivening Corporate Settings;” The Miami Herald; May 23, 2000, p. 1-2E
Kiley, Dan; The Complete Works of America’s Landscape Architect; Bulfinch Press, Little Brown and Company; New York; 1999; p. 154-157
Tommaney, Jim; “New Work by Mira Lehr at Continuum Gallery;” Entertainment News and Views; July 4-10, 1997, p. 3
Turner, Elisa; “Mira Lehr’s Water World Reflects Beauty, Despair;” The Miami Herald; June 20, 1997, p. 9L
Cooper, Guy and Taylor, Gordon; Paradise Transformed: The Private Garden for the Twenty-first Century; Monacelli Press; New York; 1996; p.128-129
Kohen, Helen; “Go Figure;” The Miami Herald; March 31, 1995, p. 14G
“Juarez Curates COCA Show;” Wire; December 8, 1994, p. 10
Delaplaine, Andrew; “The Myriad Colors of Mira Lehr;” YES Magazine; cover story; Vol. 1, No. 4, August 5, 1994, p. 8-11
Kohen, Helen; “Lehr at Continuum;” The Miami Herald; May 13, 1994
Turner, Elisa; “Lehr’s Paintings Tantalize the Eye;” The Miami Herald; September 12, 1991, p. 5F
“Night Paintings by Mira Lehr;” Wire; September 11, 1991, p. 20-21
Blanc, Giulio V.; “Bombs and Oranges;” Arts Magazine; November 1990, p. 78 
Who’s Who in American Art 1991-1992, 19th Edition; R. R. Bowker, div. Reed Publishing Co.; 1990; p. 657
The Best in The World, “An Impulse Towards Figuration;” Curtis Publishing; Paris, France; September/October/November 1990, p. 109
Simmons, Ann; “Artists Find Creative Niche on Lincoln Road;” The Miami Herald; May 18, 1989, p. 18C
Kohen, Helen; “Outstanding Show at Four Arts;” The Miami Herald; December 4, 1987, p. 8D
Lacher, Irene; “Here Women Make Art Their Business;” The Miami Herald; May 14, 1987
Burg, Monika; “Eureka Exhibition;” The Arts Newsletter; January 1986
Kohen, Helen; “Women’s Group Show Lives Up to Fine Setting;” The Miami Herald; September 8, 1985, p. 2K
“Women in the Mainstream 1884-1984;” Louisiana World Exposition, Inc.; May 1984 Kohen, Helen; “Water, Water Everywhere at New Orleans’ Fair – Lehr’s a Winner;” The Miami Herald; April 5, 1984, p. 27