The Sheep and the Goats by R. J. Kern (Kehrer Verlag, 2018) Press Kit >>


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2018   The Sheep and the Goats, R. J. Kern with essays by Lisa Volpe and George Slade, interview by Stuart Klipper. Kehrer Verlag: Heidelberg



2017  "The Unchosen," with Photographs and text by R. J. Kern, National Geographic, Nov 2017




"R. J. Kern segues from Weddings to Fine Art," by David Walker, PDN, January 2018. Pages 10-12.


"R. J. Kern: The Sheep and the Goats," by Aline Smithson, Lenscratch, November 22, 2017

"Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2017, review – suggests we're all in need of comfort," The Telegraph by Hettie Judah,  November 14, 2017

"The Sheep and the Goats," PDN Photo of the Day, November 7, 2017

The Royal Photographic Society JournalOctober 2017, page 808

BBC, “The 2017 Royal Photographic Society competition,” October 4, 2017

“Fine Art of the Fauna,” FotoMagazin by Ralf Hanselle, July 2017, Germany, 22

"No blue ribbon, but they still found fame," Star Tribune by Alicia Eler, May 28, 2017. E1

"A photographer captures goat losers at Minnesota county fairs," Star Tribune by Alicia Eler, May 22, 2017

"Innovation from Photo Lucida 2017," Foto Relevance, by Geoffrey Koslov, May 6, 2017

"The Human Landscape Photolucida 2017," What Will You Remember by Elin Spring, April 27, 2017


Artist Day Jobs: R. J. Kern, MN Original, Twin Cities PBS

"Don't miss one of the year's best art exhibits, 'Open Door' at Rosalux, Star Tribune by Gregory Scott, December 22, 2016

"Divine Animals: The Bovidae by R. J. Kern, The Fence," World Photography Organisation by Elly Thomas, November 19, 2016

"Mythology and the everyday collide in these images of bovidae," FeatureShoot by Elizabeth Sulis Gear, November 10, 2016


"Art of the state: Minnesota State Fair celebrates a host of talented artists," Star Tribune by Mary Abbe, September 5, 2015

"Photographer makes portraits in the fields," Fargo Forum by John Lamb, Jul 23, 2015