1991  Sélection. (Lausanne, Switzerland, Musée d'Art Contemporain (p.22–23, essay by Charles A. Riley II)

1989 “Simplicity Is Deceptive in Show at Grimaldis Gallery” John Dorsey, The Sun, October 6

1989 “Art: Artists Speak with Simple Vocabularies of Form in Anderson Show,” Jill Melichar, Style Weekly, Jan. 19

1989 “Three from New York Find ‘Messages’ in the Material” Robert Merritt, Richmond Times- Dispatch, Jan. 19

1989 “Art and Life” by Roy Proctor, The Richmond News Leader, January 21

1988 “Joseph Amar,” by Kate Linker, Artforum, Jan. 

1988 Surface and Intent, catalogue, Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond

1988 The Baxter Gallery, Portland School of Art, Maine

1987  Jones, Muffett. Essay, “Joseph Amar” in Similia/Dissimilia: Modes of Abstractions in Painting, Sculpture and Photography (New York: Rizzoli, 1987)

1987 “Joseph Amar at Bess Cutler,” Stephen Westfall

?1987 Art In America, February

1983 “Joseph Amar at the Fine Line Gallery,” Corrine Mandel

1983  Arts, Spring, Canada

1980 “Joseph Amar – Artist” Bruce Powe, The Downtowner, January 30

1980 “Review,” Lydia Pawlen, Arts Canada: Contemporaries 80, catalogue, London Regional Gallery, Ontario (Introduction by Paddy O’Brian)