Arshile Gorky

Born Khorkom, Armenia, 1904
Died Sherman CT, 1948

Solo Exhibitions

2017
Hauser & Wirth, ‘Ardent Nature: Arshile Gorky, 1943-47’, New York NY

2011
Gagosian Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky: 1947’, New York NY 

2010
Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective’, Los Angeles CA (Travelling Exhibition)
Tate Modern, ‘Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective’, London, UK (Travelling Exhibition)
Gagosian Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky: Virginia Summer 1946’, London, UK

2009
Philadelphia Museum of Art, ‘Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective’, Philadelphia PA (Travelling Exhibition)
Parker Gallery, Whistler House Museum of Art, ‘Drawings and Paintings by Arshile Gorky – Mina Boehm Metzger Collection’, Lowell MA

2007
University of Virginia Art Museum, ‘Arshile Gorky: Drawings, The Early Years’, Charlottesville VA
Centre Georges Pompidou and Centre Culturel Calouste Gulbenkian, ‘Arshile Gorky: Hommage’, Paris, France

2006
CDS Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky: Early Drawings’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Fresno Art Museum and the Armenian Museum, ‘Vosdanik Manouk Adoian a.k.a. Arshile Gorky’, Fresno CA

2004
Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, ‘Arshile Gorky: The Early Years’, Los Angeles CA
Menil Collection, ‘Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective of Drawings’, Houston TX (Travelling Exhibition)

2003
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective of Drawings’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)

2002
Galerie 1900-2000, ‘Arshile Gorky’, Paris, France
Gagosian Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky: Portraits’, New York NY

1998
Gagosian Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky: Paintings and Drawings, 1929 – 1942’, New York NY

1997
Meyerson & Nowinski Art Associates, ‘Arshile Gorky: Two Decades’, Seattle WA
Manny Silverman Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky: Drawings’, Los Angeles CA

1996
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, ‘Arshile Gorky: The Breakthrough Years’, Fort Worth TX (Travelling Exhibition)

1995
The Baltimore Museum of Art, ‘Arshile Gorky and the Genesis of Abstraction: Drawings for the Early 1930s’, Baltimore MD (Travelling Exhibition)
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky: The Breakthrough Years’, Buffalo NY (Travelling Exhibition)
National Gallery of Art, ‘Arshile Gorky: The Breakthrough Years’, Washington DC (Travelling Exhibition)
Milwaukee Art Museum, ‘Arshile Gorky and the Genesis of Abstraction: Drawings for the Early 1930s’, Milwaukee WI (Travelling Exhibition)

1994
The Art Museum, Princeton University, ‘Arshile Gorky and the Genesis of Abstraction: Drawings for the Early 1930s’, Princeton NJ (Travelling Exhibition)
Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘Collection in Context: Gorky’s Betrothals’, Los Angeles CA (Travelling Exhibition)
Marc de Montebello Fine Art, Inc., ‘Arshile Gorky: Late Drawings’, New York NY
Yale University Art Gallery, ‘Collection in Context: Gorky’s Betrothals’, New Haven CT (Travelling Exhibition)
Gagosian Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky: Late Paintings’, New York NY

1993
Whitney Museum of Art, ‘Collection in Context: Gorky’s Betrothals’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, ‘Arshile Gorky: Works on Paper / Opere su Carta’, Lisbon, Portugal (Travelling Exhibition)
Galerie Marwan Hoss, ‘Arshile Gorky’, Paris, France

1992
Palazzo delle Esponsizioni, ‘Arshile Gorky: Works on Paper / Opere su Carta’, Rome, Italy (Travelling Exhibition)
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, ‘Arshile Gorky: Works on Paper / Opere su Carta’, Venice, Italy (Travelling Exhibition)

1991
Kunsthalle Bremen, ‘Arshile Gorky: Œuvres sur Papier, 1929-1947 / Arbeiten auf Papier, 1929-1947’, Bremen, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)
Frankfurter Kunstverein, ‘Arshile Gorky: Œuvres sur Papier, 1929-1947 / Arbeiten auf Papier, 1929-1947’, Frankfurt, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)
Musée d’Art Moderne de Saint Étienne, ‘Arshile Gorky: Œuvres sur Papier, 1929-1947 / Arbeiten auf Papier, 1929-1947’, St. Etienne, France (Travelling Exhibition)
Butler Institute of American Art, ‘Arshile Gorky: Three Decades of Drawings’, Youngstown OH (Travelling Exhibition)  
Musée Cantini, ‘Arshile Gorky: Œuvres sur Papier, 1929-1947 / Arbeiten auf Papier, 1929-1947’, Marseille, France (Travelling Exhibition)
Louis Newman Galleries, ‘Arshile Gorky: Drawings’, Beverly Hills CA
Graphische Sammlung Albertina, ‘Arshile Gorky: Œuvres sur Papier, 1929-1947 / Arbeiten auf Papier, 1929-1947’, Vienna, Austria (Travelling Exhibition)

1990
Gerald Peters Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky: Three Decades of Drawings’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)  
Gerald Peters Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky: Three Decades of Drawings’, Dallas TX (Travelling Exhibition)
Gerald Peters Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky: Three Decades of Drawings’, Santa Fe NM (Travelling Exhibition)
Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, ‘Arshile Gorky: Œuvres sur Papier, 1929-1947 / Arbeiten auf Papier, 1929-1947’, Lausanne, Switzerland (Travelling Exhibition)
Whitechapel Art Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky, 1904-1948’, London, UK (Travelling Exhibition)

1989
Sala de Exposiciones de la Fundación Caja de Pensiones, ‘Arshile Gorky, 1904-1948’, Madrid, Spain (Travelling Exhibition)

1985
Centre Culturel Portugais, Arshile Gorky: Collection Mooradian, Paris, France (Travelling Exhibition)

1984
Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Centro de Arte Moderna José Azeredo Perdigão, Arshile Gorky: Collection Mooradian, Lisbon, Portugal (Travelling Exhibition)

1981
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, ‘Arshile Gorky 1904 – 1948: A Retrospective’, Los Angeles CA (Travelling Exhibition)
Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, ‘Arshile Gorky 1904 – 1948: A Retrospective’, Dallas TX (Travelling Exhibition)
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, ‘Arshile Gorky 1904 – 1948: A Retrospective’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)

1980
Queens Museum, ‘Murals without Walls: Arshile Gorky’s Aviation Murals Rediscovered’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)

1979
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, ‘Arshile Gorky: The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection’, Washington DC Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, ‘Murals without Walls: Arshile Gorky’s Aviation Murals Rediscovered’, Washington DC (Travelling Exhibition)
Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, ‘Murals without Walls: Arshile Gorky’s Aviation Murals Rediscovered’, Rochester NY (Travelling Exhibition) Xavier Fourcade, Inc., ‘Arshile Gorky: Important Paintings and Drawings’, New York NY

1978
The Newark Museum, ‘Murals without Walls: Arshile Gorky’s Aviation Murals Rediscovered’, Newark NJ (Travelling Exhibition)
Washburn Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky, In Memory’, New York NY

1977
Serpentine Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky: Paintings and Drawings’, organized by the Arts Council of Great Britain, London, UK (Travelling Exhibition)

1976
Museum of Modern Art, ‘Arshile Gorky: Paintings and Drawings’, organized by the Arts Council of Great Britain, Oxford, UK (Travelling Exhibition)
Museum of Art, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, ‘Arshile Gorky: Drawings to Paintings’, Utica NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Neuberger Museum, State University of New York at Purchase, ‘Arshile Gorky: Drawings to Paintings’, Harrison NY (Travelling Exhibition)

1975
San Francisco Museum of Art, ‘Arshile Gorky: Drawings to Paintings’, San Francisco CA (Travelling Exhibition)
University Art Museum, University of Texas at Austin, ‘Arshile Gorky: Drawings to Paintings’, Austin TX (Travelling Exhibition)
M. Knoedler & Co., ‘Arshile Gorky: Works on Paper’, New York NY

1974
University Museum, Illinois State University, ‘An Exhibition of Drawings by Arshile Gorky’, Normal IL (Travelling Exhibition)
Amarillo Art Center, ‘An Exhibition of Drawings by Arshile Gorky’, Amarillo TX (Travelling Exhibition)
New Orleans Museum of Art, ‘An Exhibition of Drawings by Arshile Gorky’, New Orleans LA (Travelling Exhibition)
Arkansas Art Center, ‘An Exhibition of Drawings by Arshile Gorky’, Little Rock AR (Travelling Exhibition)

1973
Oklahoma Art Center, ‘An Exhibition of Drawings by Arshile Gorky’, Oklahoma City OK (Travelling Exhibition)
Ruth Schaffner Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky: Drawings and Paintings from 1931 – 1946’, Santa Barbara CA

1972
Allan Stone Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky: Paintings and Drawings’, New York NY
Dunkelman Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky’, 1904 – 1948, Toronto, Canada
Galleria Galatea, ‘Arshile Gorky’, Turin, Italy

1971
Galerie Brusberg, ‘Arshile Gorky: Zeichnungen und Bilder aus der Collection von Julien Levy’, Hanover, Germany

1970
J.L. Hudson Company Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, Detroit MI

1969
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., ‘Gorky: Drawings’, New York NY
Hathorn Gallery, Skidmore College, ‘The Drawings of Arshile Gorky’, Saratoga Springs NY
J. Millard Tawes Fine Arts Center, University of Maryland Art Department and Art Gallery, ‘The Drawings of Arshile Gorky’, College Park MD
Richard Feigen Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky: Drawings from the Julien Levy Collection’, Chicago IL

1968
Galeria Universitaria Aristos, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Mexico City, Mexico (Travelling Exhibition)
Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Bogatà, Colombia (Travelling Exhibition)
Museo de Bellas Artes, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Caracas, Venezuela (Travelling Exhibition)

1967
Centro de Artes Visuales del Instituto Torcuato di Tella, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Travelling Exhibition)
Peale Galleries of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, ‘Paintings and Drawings by Arshile Gorky’, Philadelphia PA
Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Rome, Italy (Travelling Exhibition)  

1966
Galerija Doma Omladine, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Belgrade, Serbia (Travelling Exhibition)
Galerija Grada Zagreba, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Zagreb, Croatia (Travelling Exhibition)
Öffentliche Kunstmuseum, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Basel, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)
Lunds Konsthall, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Lund, Sweden (Travelling Exhibition)  
Kunstnernes Hus, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Oslo, Norway (Travelling Exhibition)

1965
Sociedade Nacional de Belas Artes, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Lisbon, Portugal (Travelling Exhibition)
Museum des 20 Jahrhunderts, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Vienna, Austria (Travelling Exhibition)
Gallery Lounge, San Francisco State College, ‘Arshile Gorky: Paintings and Drawings, 1927-1937’, San Francisco CA (Travelling Exhibition)
Museum Boymans van Beuningen, ‘Arshile Gorky, Paintings and Drawings’, organized by London Arts Council, Rotterdam, Netherlands (Travelling Exhibition)
Palais des Beaux-Arts, ‘Arshile Gorky, Paintings and Drawings’, organized by London Arts Council, Brussels, Belgium (Travelling Exhibition)  
University Art Gallery, University of California, ‘Arshile Gorky: Paintings and Drawings, 1927-1937’, Berkeley CA (Travelling Exhibition)
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Edinburgh, UK (Travelling Exhibition)
Tate Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky, Paintings and Drawings’, organized by London Arts Council, London, UK (Travelling Exhibition)
City Art Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Bristol, UK (Travelling Exhibition)
Midland Group Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Nottingham, UK (Travelling Exhibition)
Institute of Contemporary Arts, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, London, UK (Travelling Exhibition)

1964
City Art Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, York, UK (Travelling Exhibition)
Museum Folkwang, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Essen, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)
Amerika Haus, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Berlin, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)
Hamburger Kunstverein, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Hamburg, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)
Badischer Kunstverein, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Karlsruhe, Germany (Travelling Exhibition) The Jewish Museum, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Northern Illinois University, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, DeKalb IL (Travelling Exhibition)
Wells College, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Aurora NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Indiana University, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Bloomington IN (Travelling Exhibition)
Galleria Blu, ‘Guazzi, Pastelli, Chine di Arshile Gorky’, Milan, Italy

1963
Arts Club of Chicago, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Chicago IL (Travelling Exhibition)
Washington University, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, St. Louis MO (Travelling Exhibition)
Westmar College, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, LeMars IA (Travelling Exhibition)
Seibu Gallery, Seibu Department Store, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Tokyo, Japan (Travelling Exhibition)
Marshall College, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Huntington WV (Travelling Exhibition)
Smith College Museum of Art, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Northampton MA (Travelling Exhibition)
Washington Gallery of Modern Art, ‘Arshile Gorky, 1904-1948’, Washington DC (Travelling Exhibition)
Art Center, ‘Arshile Gorky: Paintings and Drawings 1927 – 1937’, La Jolla CA
Spiva Art Center, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Joplin MO (Travelling Exhibition)
Watkins Institute, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the
Museum of Modern Art, New York, Nashville TN (Travelling Exhibition)

1962
Museum of Modern Art, ‘Arshile Gorky, 1904-1948’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Chatham College, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Pittsburgh PA (Travelling Exhibition)
Newcomb College, Tulane University, ‘Arshile Gorky Drawings’, organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, New Orleans LA (Travelling Exhibition)  
XXXI Biennale, ‘XXXI Biennale Internazionale d’Arte: Arshile Gorky’, Venice, Italy
Everett Ellin Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky: Forty Drawings from the Period 1929 thru 1947’, Los Angeles CA
Sidney Janis Gallery, ‘Paintings by Arshile Gorky from 1929 to 1948’, New York NY
David Anderson Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky: Drawings: 1929 – 1934’, New York NY

1960
University Gallery, University of Minnesota, ‘Gorky Drawings’, Minneapolis MN

1959
Sidney Janis Gallery, ‘Late Drawings by Gorky’, New York NY

1958
Pasadena Art Museum, ‘Paintings and Drawings by Arshile Gorky’, Pasadena CA

1957
Sidney Janis Gallery, ‘Gorky’, New York NY
Galleria dell’Obelisco, ‘Arshile Gorky’, Rome, Italy

1955
Sidney Janis Gallery, ‘Drawings for Principal Paintings by Gorky’, New York NY

1953
Sidney Janis Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky in the Final Years’, New York NY

1952
The Art Museum, Princeton University, ‘Arshile Gorky: A Loan Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings’, Princeton NJ
Paul Kantor Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky: Paintings and Drawings, 1928-1937’, Los Angeles CA

1951
San Francisco Museum of Art, ‘Arshile Gorky Memorial Exhibition’, San Francisco CA (Travelling Exhibition)
Walker Art Center, ‘Arshile Gorky Memorial Exhibition’, Minneapolis MN (Travelling Exhibition)
Kootz Gallery, ‘Drawings in Color by Arshile Gorky’, New York NY
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Arshile Gorky Memorial Exhibition’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)

1950
Kootz Gallery, ‘Selected Paintings by the Late Arshile Gorky’, New York NY

1948
Julien Levy Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky, 1905 – 1948’, New York NY
Julien Levy Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky’, New York NY

1947
Julien Levy Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky: Colored Drawings’, New York NY

1946
Julien Levy Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky: Paintings’, New York NY

1945
Julien Levy Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky’, New York NY

1941
San Francisco Museum of Art, ‘Arshile Gorky’, San Francisco CA

1938

Boyer Gallery, ‘Arshile Gorky’, New York NY

1935
Guild Art Gallery, ‘Abstract Drawings by Arshile Gorky’, New York NY
Boyer Galleries, ‘Gorky: Drawings’, Philadelphia PA

1934
Mellon Galleries, ‘Arshile Gorky’, Philadelphia PA

Group Exhibitions

2017
Yale University Art Gallery, ‘Artists in Exile: Expressions of Loss and Hope’, New Haven CT
Nasjonalmuseet, ‘Restless Gestures: Works from the Hubert Looser Collection’, Oslo, Norway
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Where We Are: Selections from the Whitney’s Collection, 1900–1960’, New York NY
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, ‘“I must tell you what I saw”: Objects of witness and resistance’, Boston MA
Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, ‘Advanced and Irascible: Abstract Expressionism from the Collection of Jeanne and Carroll Berry’, Athens GA

2016
Royal Academy of Arts, ‘Abstract Expressionism’, London, UK

2014
Philadelphia Museum of Art, ‘Joan Miró and Arshile Gorky: In Dialogue’, Philadelphia PA
Outlet Gallery, ‘Arshile Gallery and a Selection of Contemporary Drawings’, Brooklyn NY

2012
Edelman Arts, ‘Abstraction: What is Real’, New York NY
Pace Gallery, ‘Mythology’, New York NY
Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, ‘American Vanguards: Graham, Davis, Gorky, de Kooning, and Their Circle, 1927-1942’, Purchase NY

2010
Gagosian Gallery, ‘Masters of the Gesture’, Beverly Hills CA
Acquavella Galleries, ‘Works on Paper: From Cézanne to Freud’, New York NY 
Phoenix Art Museum, ‘Cézanne and American Modernism’, Phoenix AZ (Travelling Exhibition)
Leslie Feely Fine Art, ‘Richard Diebenkorn in Context: 1949-1952’, New York NY
Armand Bartos Fine Art, ‘Collect With Us’, New York NY
Baltimore Museum of Art, ‘Cézanne and American Modernism’, Baltimore MD (Travelling Exhibition)

2009
San Diego Museum of Art, ‘American Artists from the Russian Empire: Paintings and Sculptures from Museums, Galleries in the U.S. and Private Collections’, San Diego CA (Travelling Exhibition)
Montclair Art Museum, ‘Cézanne and American Modernism’, Montclair NJ (Travelling Exhibition)
The State Tretyakov Gallery, ‘American Artists from the Russian Empire: Paintings and Sculptures from Museums, Galleries in the U.S. and Private Collections’, Moscow, Russia (Travelling Exhibition)
Philadelphia Museum of Art, ‘Cézanne and Beyond’, Philadelphia PA
State Russian Museum,‘American Artists from the Russian Empire: Paintings and Sculptures from Museums, Galleries in the U.S. and Private Collections’, St. Petersburg, Russia (Travelling Exhibition)
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, ‘Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976’, Buffalo NY (Travelling Exhibition)

2008
Robert Miller Gallery, ‘Beyond the Canon: Small Scale American Abstraction, 1945-1965’, New York NY
St. Louis Art Museum, ‘Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976’, St. Louis MO (Travelling Exhibition)
Museé du Luxembourg, ‘De Miró à Warhol: La Collection Berardo à Paris’, Paris, France
Fred Jones Jr. Museum, the University of Oklahoma, ‘American Artists from the Russian Empire: Paintings and Sculptures from Museums, Galleries in the U.S. and Private Collections’, Norman OK (Travelling Exhibition)  
Haunch of Venison, ‘Abstract Expressionism: A World Elsewhere’, New York NY
The Jewish Museum, ‘Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Mitchell-Innes & Nash, ‘Works on Paper’, New York NY
Fondation Beleyer, ‘Action Painting: Jackson Pollock and Gesture in Painting’, Riehen, Switzerland

2007
Red October Chocolate Factory, organized by Gagosian Gallery, ‘Insight?’, Moscow, Russia
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, ‘The Eclectic Eye: Pop and Illusion – Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation’, Colorado Springs CO
Walker Art Center, ‘Picasso and American Art’, Minneapolis MN (Travelling Exhibition)
De Young Museum, ‘The Surreal World of Enrico Donati’, San Francisco CA
Hollis Taggart Galleries, ‘Pathways and Parallels: Roads to Abstract Expressionism’, New York NY
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, ‘Picasso and American Art’, San Francisco CA Travelling Exhibition)
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, ‘For the People: American Mural Drawings of the 1930s and 1940s’, Poughkeepsie NY

2006
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Picasso and American Art’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, ‘New Frontiers: American Art Since 1945’, Oberlin OH
Gerald Peters Gallery, ‘Gerald Peters Modern: In Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of Gerald Peters Gallery, Dallas’, Dallas TX
Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., ‘Toward a New American Cubism’ New York NY
Worcester Art Museum, ‘Surrealist Works on Paper’, Worchester MA

2005
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, ‘Organic New York, 1941-1949’, New York NY
The Noguchi Museum, ‘The Imagery of Chess Revisited’, Long Island City NY
Phoenix Art Museum, ‘Surrealism USA’, Phoenix AZ (Travelling Exhibition)
National Academy of Design, ‘Surrealism USA’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Worcester Art Museum, ‘Printmaking Methods: Lithography’, Worchester MA
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museum, ‘Modern Art’, Cambridge MA
Thomas McCormick Gallery, ‘Black’, Chicago IL

2004
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, ‘A Spirited Vision: Highlights of the Bequest of Caroline Wiess Law to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston’, Houston TX
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2003
Knoedler & Co. Inc., ‘Lois Orswell, David Smith, and Friends: Works from the Lois Orswell Collection, Harvard University’, New York NY
Scuderie del Quirinale, ‘Metafisica’, Rome, Italy
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, ‘Going Modern at the Allen: American Painting and Sculpture, 1950-1980’, Oberlin OH
Columbus Museum of Art, ‘Celebration of Creativity: Three Centuries of American Masterworks on Paper’, Columbus GA
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, ‘The Art of Organic Forms’, New York NY

2002
Artemis Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, ‘All American, Part II’, New York NY
Harvard University Art Museums, ‘Lois Orswell, David Smith, and Modern Art’, Cambridge MA
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, ‘Figure to non-Figurative: The Evolution of Modern Art in Europe and North America’, Oberlin OH

2001
National Gallery of Art, ‘A Century of Drawing: Works on paper from Degas to LeWitt’, Washington DC
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, ‘Collecting the Vanguard: Art from 1900-1970’, Oberlin OH

2000
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, ‘Celebrating Modern Art: The Anderson Collection’, San Francisco CA
Seattle Art Museum, ‘Twentieth-Century American Art: The Ebsworth Collection’, Seattle WA (Travelling Exhibition)
Musée d’Art Américain, ‘L’Amérique et les Modernes, 1900 – 1950 / American Moderns, 1900 – 1950’, Giverny, France
Cape Museum of Fine Arts, ‘Surrealism in America during the 1930s and 1940s: Selections from the Penny and Elton Yasuna Collection’, Dennis MA (Travelling Exhibition) Musée d’art moderne et contemporain, ‘Les Surréalistes en Exil et les Début de l’Ecole de New York’, Strasbourg, France
Museum of Modern Art, ‘Modern Art Despite Modernism’, New York NY
National Gallery of Art, ‘Twentieth-Century American Art: The Ebsworth Collection’, Washington DC (Travelling Exhibition)
The Museum of Modern Art, ‘Modern Art at Harvard’, co-organized by Harvard University Art Museum, and Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc., Ibaraki, Japan (Travelling Exhibition)
Oita Art Museum, ‘Modern Art at Harvard’, co-organized by Harvard University Art Museum, and Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc., Oita, Japan (Travelling Exhibition)

1999
Matsuzakaya Art Museum, ‘Modern Art at Harvard’, co-organized by Harvard University Art Museum, and Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc., Nagoya, Japan (Travelling Exhibition)
David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, the University of Chicago, ‘Surrealism in America during the 1930s and 1940s: Selections from the Penny and Elton Yasuna Collection’, Chicago IL (Travelling Exhibition)
Takamatsu City Museum of Art, ‘Modern Art at Harvard’, co-organized by Harvard University Art Museum, and Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc., Kagawa, Japan (Travelling Exhibition)  
Bunkamura Museum of Art, ‘Modern Art at Harvard’, co-organized by Harvard University Art Museum, and Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc., Tokyo, Japan (Travelling Exhibition)
Cleveland Museum of Art, ‘Modern Masterworks on Paper from the Israel Museum, Jerusalem’, Cleveland OH

1998
Salvador Dalí Museum, ‘Surrealism in America during the 1930s and 1940s: Selections from the Penny and Elton Yasuna Collection’, St. Petersburg FL (Travelling Exhibition)
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, ‘Permanent Collection Installation’, Oberlin OH
Mitchell-Innes & Nash, ‘Master Drawings of the Twentieth Century’, New York NY
Gagosian Gallery, ‘The New York School’, New York NY
University Art Museum, California State University, ‘Graphic Abstraction in American Art: A View from the First Century. An Introduction, Part I’, Long Beach CA
Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, ‘The Surrealist Vision: Europe and the Americas’, Greenwich CT

1997
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, ‘Permanent Collection Installation’, Oberlin OH

1996
Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, ‘Michael West: Painter – Poet’, East Hampton NY
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, ‘ Permanent Collection Installation’, Oberlin OH

1995
Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery, ‘Twenty-Five Treasures’, San Francisco CA  
Sculpture Court, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, ‘Permanent Collection Installation’, Oberlin OH
National Gallery of Art, ‘Recent Acquisitions of Works of Art on Paper’, Washington DC
Harvard University Art Museums, ‘Modern Art for Harvard: Prints and Drawings Acquired through the Generosity of Frederick B. and Virginia H. Deknatel’, Cambridge MA
Nassau County Museum of Fine Art, ‘Surrealism’, Roslyn Harbor NY

1994
Associated American Artists, ‘Martha Jackson Gallery, 1953-1979: Including Appel, Fontana, Francis, Gorky, Gottlieb, Hofmann, Jenkins, Jensen, Mitchell, Nevelson, Tapies’, New York NY
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, ‘Provincetown Abstract Painting, 1915-1950, From the Penny and Elton Yasuna Collection’, Provincetown MA  
Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘Collection in Context: Gorky’s Betrothals’, Los Angeles CA (Travelling Exhibition)
Allen Memorial Art Gallery, Oberlin College, ‘Permanent Collection Installation’, Oberlin OH
Yale University Art Gallery, ‘Collection in Context: Gorky’s Betrothals’, New Haven CT (Travelling Exhibition)

1993
Whitney Museum of Art, ‘Collection in Context: Gorky’s Betrothals’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, ‘Focus on the Permanent Collection: Abstract Expressionism’, Oberlin OH
Art Gallery of New South Wales, ‘Surrealism: Revolution by Night’, Sydney, Australia (Travelling Exhibition)
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Abject Art: Repulsion and Desire in American Art. Selections from the Permanent Collection’, New York NY
Queensland Art Gallery, ‘Surrealism: Revolution by Night’, Brisbane, Australia (Travelling Exhibition)
Metropolitan Museum of Art, ‘Abstract Expressionism: Works on Paper — Selections from the Metropolitan Museum of Art’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
National Gallery of Australia, ‘Surrealism: Revolution by Night’, Canberra, Australia (Travelling Exhibition)
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, ‘Permanent Collection Installation’, Oberlin OH
Dallas Museum of Art, ‘American Prints in Black and White, 1900 – 1950: Selections from the Collection of Reba and Dave Williams’, organized by the American Federation of the Arts, Dallas TX (Travelling Exhibition)
High Museum of Art, ‘Abstract Expressionism: Works on Paper — Selections from the Metropolitan Museum of Art’, Atlanta GA (Travelling Exhibition)  

1992
Heckscher Museum, ‘American Prints in Black and White, 1900 – 1950: Selections from the Collection of Reba and Dave Williams’, organized by the American Federation of the Arts, Huntington NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Brunnier Gallery and Museum, Iowa State University, ‘American Prints in Black and White, 1900 – 1950: Selections from the Collection of Reba and Dave Williams’, organized by the American Federation of the Arts, Ames IA (Travelling Exhibition)
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, ‘Permanent Collection Installation’,
Oberlin OH
Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, ‘American Masters: Six Artists from the Permanent Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art’, Stamford CT (Travelling Exhibition)
Glenbow Museum, ‘American Prints in Black and White, 1900 – 1950: Selections from the Collection of Reba and Dave Williams’, organized by the American Federation of the Arts, Calgary, Canada (Travelling Exhibition)
Whitney Museum of American Art at the Equitable Center, ‘American Masters: Six Artists from the Permanent Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)

1991
MacDonald Stewart Art Centre, ‘American Prints in Black and White, 1900 – 1950: Selections from the Collection of Reba and Dave Williams’, organized by the American Federation of the Arts, Guelph, Canada (Travelling Exhibition)
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, ‘the body and other 20th century metaphors’, Oberlin OH
Newark Museum, ‘American Prints in Black and White, 1900 – 1950: Selections from the Collection of Reba and Dave Williams’, organized by the American Federation of the Arts, Newark NJ (Travelling Exhibition)
Columbus Museum, ‘American Prints in Black and White, 1900 – 1950: Selections from the Collection of Reba and Dave Williams’, organized by the American Federation of the Arts, Columbus GA (Travelling Exhibition)
Janie C. Lee Master Drawings, and Kate Ganz Limited, London, ‘Master Drawings, 1520 – 1990’, New York NY
Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, ‘American Prints in Black and White, 1900 – 1950: Selections from the Collection of Reba and Dave Williams’, organized by the American Federation of the Arts, Greensboro NC (Travelling Exhibition)

1990
Arnold Herstand & Company, ‘Surrealism: From Paris to New York’, New York NY
University of Kentucky Art Museum, ‘Three Universities Collect: 20th Century Works on Paper’, Lexington KT
Center for the Arts, ‘American Abstract Drawings, 1930 – 1987’, Vero Beach FL (Travelling Exhibition)
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, ‘Permanent Collection Installation’, Oberlin OH
Indiana University Art Museum, ‘Three Universities Collect: 20th Century Works on Paper’, Bloomington IN (Travelling Exhibition)
Memphis State University, ‘American Abstract Drawings, 1930 – 1987’, Memphis TN (Travelling Exhibition)
Arts Club of Chicago, ‘American Abstract Drawings, 1930 – 1987’, Chicago IL (Travelling Exhibition)

1989
Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, ‘El Surrealismo entre Viejo y Nuevo Mundo’, Las Palmas, Spain  
Associated American Artists, ‘Modern American and European Prints: 55th Anniversary Exhibition’, New York NY
Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, ‘Three Universities Collect: 20th Century Works on Paper’, Notre Dame IN (Travelling Exhibition)
Albany Museum of Art, ‘American Drawings and Watercolors from the Wadsworth Atheneum’, Albany GA (Travelling Exhibition)  
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Art in Place: Fifteen Years of Acquisitions’, New York NY
Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, ‘American Drawings and Watercolors from the Wadsworth Atheneum’, Wausau WI (Travelling Exhibition)
Marisa del Re Gallery, ‘The Linear Image: American Master Works on Paper’, New York NY
North Carolina Museum of Art, ‘American Drawings and Watercolors from the Wadsworth Atheneum’, Raleigh NC (Travelling Exhibition)
Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, ‘Progressive Geometric Abstraction in America 1934 – 1955: Selections from the Peter B. Fischer Collection’, Los Angeles CA (Travelling Exhibition)

1988
Crocker Art Museum, ‘American Drawings and Watercolors from the Wadsworth Atheneum’, Sacramento CA (Travelling Exhibition)
Arkansas Arts Center, ‘The Face’, Little Rock AR
Whitney Museum of American Art, Fairfield County, ‘20th Century Drawings from the Whitney Museum of American Art’, organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, Stamford CT (Travelling Exhibition)
Stanford University Museum of Art, ‘Twentieth-Century Drawings from the Anderson Collection: Auguste Rodin to Elizabeth Murray, Stanford CA
Janie C. Lee Master Drawings, ‘Abstract Expressionist Drawings, 1941-1955’, New York NY
Terra Museum of American Art, ‘Progressive Geometric Abstraction in America 1934 – 1955: Selections from the Peter B. Fischer Collection’, Chicago IL (Travelling Exhibition)
Art Museum at Florida International University, ‘American Drawings and Watercolors from the Wadsworth Atheneum’, Miami FL (Travelling Exhibition)
Arkansas Arts Center, ‘20th Century Drawings from the Whitney Museum of American Art’, organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, Little Rock AR (Travelling Exhibition)
Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, ‘American Drawings and Watercolors from the Wadsworth Atheneum’, Owensboro KY (Travelling Exhibition)
Acquavella Galleries, Inc., ‘XIX & XX Century Master Drawings and Watercolors’, New York NY
Huntsville Museum of Art, ‘American Drawings and Watercolors from the Wadsworth Atheneum’, Huntsville AL (Travelling Exhibition)
Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, ‘Progressive Geometric Abstraction in America 1934 – 1955: Selections from the Peter B. Fischer Collection’, Amherst MA (Travelling Exhibition)
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, ‘The Artist’s Mother: Portraits and Homages’, Washington DC (Travelling Exhibition)
Achenbach Foundation, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, ‘20th Century Drawings from the Whitney Museum of American Art’, organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, San Francisco CA (Travelling Exhibition)
Arkansas Arts Center, ‘American Abstract Drawings, 1930 – 1987’, Little Rock AR (Travelling Exhibition)
Wadsworth Atheneum, ‘American Drawings and Watercolors from the Wadsworth Atheneum’, Hartford CT (Travelling Exhibition)

1987
Heckscher Museum, ‘The Artist’s Mother: Portraits and Homages’, Huntington NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Cleveland Museum of Art, ‘20th Century Drawings from the Whitney Museum of American Art’, organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, Cleveland OH (Travelling Exhibition)
Fred L. Emerson Gallery, Hamilton College, ‘Progressive Geometric Abstraction in America 1934 – 1955: Selections from the Peter B. Fischer Collection’, Clinton NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, ‘Abstract Expressionism: The Critical Developments’, Buffalo NY
Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG, ‘Impressionism & 20th Century Masters: Selected Works from the Collection of Asher B. Edelman’, Zürich, Switzerland
National Gallery of Art, ‘20th Century Drawings from the Whitney Museum of American Art’, organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, Washington DC (Travelling Exhibition)
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, ‘Permanent Collection Installation’, Oberlin OH
Walker Art Center, ‘The Interpretive Link: Abstract Surrealism into Abstract Expressionism. Works on Paper, 1938 – 1948’, Minneapolis MN (Travelling Exhibition)
Xavier Fourcade, Inc., ‘Drawings: Abakanowicz, Berlant, Chamberlain, de Kooning, De Maria, Gorky, Heizer, Henle, Hesse, Mitchell, Morley, Moss, Murphy, Rockburne, Smith, Westermann’, New York NY

1986
Associated American Artists, ‘Abstract Expressionist Prints’, New York NY
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘The Interpretive Link: Abstract Surrealism into Abstract Expressionism. Works on Paper, 1938 – 1948’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Newport Harbor Art Museum, ‘The Interpretive Link: Abstract Surrealism into Abstract Expressionism. Works on Paper, 1938 – 1948’, Newport Beach CA (Travelling Exhibition)
Centre de la Vieille Charité, ‘La Planète Affolée: Surréalisme: Dispersion et Influences: 1938 – 1947’, Marseille, France
Cleveland Museum of Art, ‘The Art of Collecting Modern Art. 12 February – 30 March 1986’, Cleveland OH
Museum of Modern Art, ‘American Prints: 1900-1960. Recent Acquisitions: Contemporary Prints’, New York NY

1985
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, ‘Permanent Collection Installation’, Oberlin OH
Harvard University Art Museums, ‘Modern Art at Harvard: The Formation of the Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century Collections of the Harvard University Art Museums’, Cambridge MA
Parrish Art Museum, ‘Flying Tigers: Painting and Sculpture in New York, 1939-1946’, Southampton NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, ‘Flying Tigers: Painting and Sculpture in New York, 1939-1946’, Worcester MA (Travelling Exhibition)
Bell Gallery, Brown University, ‘Flying Tigers: Painting and Sculpture in New York, 1939-1946’, Providence RI (Travelling Exhibition)
Art Institute of Chicago, ‘The Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Randall Shapiro Collection’, Chicago IL
J.B. Speed Art Museum, ‘Artistic Collaboration in the Twentieth Century’, Louisville KY (Travelling Exhibition)

1984
Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘Dada and Surrealism in Chicago Collections’, Chicago IL
Milwaukee Art Museum, ‘Artistic Collaboration in the Twentieth Century’, Milwaukee WI (Travelling Exhibition)
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, ‘Artistic Collaboration in the Twentieth Century’, Washington DC (Travelling Exhibition)
Vassar College Art Gallery, ‘The Artist’s Perception 1948/1984: 1948 Between Art and Political Action / 1984 Progress and Access’, Poughkeepsie NY
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Reflections of Nature: Flowers in American Art’, New York NY
Center for the Fine Arts, ‘In Quest of Excellence: Civic Pride, Patronage, Connoisseurship’, Miami FL
Amon Carter Museum, ‘The Lane Collection: 20th Century Paintings in the American Tradition’, Fort Worth TX (Travelling Exhibition)

1983
Davenport Art Gallery, ‘American Works on Paper: 100 Years of American Art History’ Davenport IA (Travelling Exhibition)
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, ‘Realism and Abstraction: Counterpoints in American Drawing, 1900 – 1940’, New York NY
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, ‘The Lane Collection: 20th Century Paintings in the American Tradition’, San Francisco CA (Travelling Exhibition)
Whitney Museum of American Art, Fairfield County, ‘American Art of the 1930’s: Selections from the Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art’, organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, Stamford CT (Travelling Exhibition)
Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, ‘American Art of the 1930’s: Selections from the Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art’, organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, Wichita KS (Travelling Exhibition) Museum of Fine Arts, ‘The Lane Collection: 20th Century Paintings in the American Tradition’, Boston MA (Travelling Exhibition)
Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes College, ‘1933 Revisited: American Masters of the Early Thirties’, Wilkes-Barre PA
The Boise Gallery of Art, ‘American Art of the 1930’s: Selections from the Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art’, organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, Boise ID (Travelling Exhibition)
Jeremy Stone Gallery, ‘Willem de Kooning and Arshile Gorky: A Selection of Drawings and Paintings’, San Francisco CA  

1982
Columbus Museum of Art, ‘American Art of the 1930’s: Selections from the Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art’, organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, Columbus OH (Travelling Exhibition)
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, ‘60 Works: The Peggy Guggenheim Collection’, New York NY
Musée Rath, ‘Léger and the Modern Spirit: An Avant-Garde Alternative to Non Objective Art (1918 – 1931) / Léger et l’esprit moderne: une alternative d’avant-garde à l’art non-objectif (1918 – 1931)’, Geneva, Switzerland (Travelling Exhibition)
Minnesota Museum of Art, ‘American Art of the 1930’s: Selections from the Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art’, organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, St. Paul MN (Travelling Exhibition)
Phoenix Art Museum, ‘American Art of the 1930’s: Selections from the Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art’, organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, San Phoenix AZ (Travelling Exhibition)
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, ‘Léger and the Modern Spirit: An Avant-Garde Alternative to Non Objective Art (1918 – 1931) / Léger et l’esprit moderne: une alternative d’avant-garde à l’art non-objectif (1918 – 1931)’, Houston TX (Travelling Exhibition)  
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Abstract Drawings, 1911 – 1981: Selections from the Permanent Collection’, New York NY  
San Antonio Museum of Art, ‘American Art of the 1930’s: Selections from the Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art’, organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, San Antonio TX (Travelling Exhibition)
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, ‘Miró in America’, Houston TX  
Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, ‘Léger and the Modern Spirit: An Avant-Garde Alternative to Non Objective Art (1918 – 1931) / Léger et l’esprit moderne: une alternative d’avant-garde à l’art non-objectif (1918 – 1931)’, Paris, France (Travelling Exhibition)
The Art Gallery, University of Maryland, ‘American Art of the 1930’s: Selections from the Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art’, organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, College Park MD (Travelling Exhibition)
Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, ‘Arshile Gorky and Hans Burkhardt’, Los Angeles CA

1981
Auckland Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, ‘American Art of the 1930’s: Selections from the Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art’, organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, Chapel Hill NC (Travelling Exhibition)
American Academy in Rome, ‘Works by American Artists in Roman Collection’, Rome, Italy
Cedar Rapids Art Center, ‘American Art of the 1930’s: Selections from the Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art’, organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, Cedar Rapids IA (Travelling Exhibition)
Metropolitan Museum of Art, ‘An American Choice: The Muriel Kallis Steinberg Newman Collection’, New York NY  
Princeton University Art Museum, ‘Princeton Alumni Collections: Works on Paper’, Princeton NJ
Nassau County Museum of Fine Art, ‘The Abstract Expressionists and their Precursors’, Roslyn Harbor NY

1980
Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, ‘La Pintura de Los Estados Unidos de Museos de la Ciudad de Washington’, Mexico City, Mexico
Brainerd Art Gallery, State University Art Collection of Arts and Sciences, ‘The Benefactors: Three Twentieth Century Patrons of the Arts, Solomon R. Guggenheim, Joseph H. Hirshhorn, Roy R. Neuberger’, Potsdam NY
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, ‘Permanent Collection Installation’, Oberlin OH
Heritage Plantation of Sandwich, ‘An American Flower Show’, Sandwich MA

1979
Palais des Beaux-Arts, ‘2 Jarhzehnte amerikanische Malerei 1920 – 1940’, Brussels, Belgium (Travelling Exhibition)
The Contemporary Arts Center, ‘The Modern Art Society, The Center’s Early Years 1939 – 1954: An Exhibition in Celebration of the Fortieth Anniversary of the Contemporary Arts Center’, Cincinnati OH
The David and Alfred Smart Gallery, University of Chicago, ‘Abstract Expressionism: A Tribute to Harold Rosenberg: Paintings and Drawings from Chicago Collections’, Chicago IL
Cleveland Museum of Art, ‘The Spririt of Surrealism’, Cleveland OH
Kunsthaus Zürich, ‘2 Jarhzehnte amerikanische Malerei 1920 – 1940’, Zürich, Switzerland (Travelling Exhibition)
Städtische Kunsthalle, ‘2 Jarhzehnte amerikanische Malerei 1920 – 1940’, Dusseldorf, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, ‘Documents, Drawings, and Collages: Fifty American Works on Paper from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen D. Paine’, Cambridge MA (Travelling Exhibition)
John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, ‘Documents, Drawings, and Collages: Fifty American Works on Paper from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen D. Paine’, Sarasota FL (Travelling Exhibition)
Toledo Museum of Art, ‘Documents, Drawings, and Collages: Fifty American Works on Paper from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen D. Paine’, Toledo OH (Travelling Exhibition)
Williams College Museum of Art, ‘Documents, Drawings, and Collages: Fifty American Works on Paper from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen D. Paine’, Williamstown MA (Travelling Exhibition)
Vice President’s House, ‘Art for the Vice-President’s House from Northeast Museum, Washington DC (Travelling Exhibition) 
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, ‘Art for the Vice-President’s House from Northeast Museum, Buffalo NY (Travelling Exhibition) 

1978
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Abstract Expressionism: The Formative Years’, organized in collaboration with the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Joslyn Art Museum, ‘European and American Drawings: Selections from the Joslyn Art Museum’, Omaha NE
Mississippi Museum of Art, ‘American Art 1934 – 1956: Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art’, Jackson MS (Travelling Exhibition)
Brookes Memorial Art Gallery, ‘American Art 1934 – 1956: Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art’, Memphis TN (Travelling Exhibition)  
Seibu Museum of Art, ‘Abstract Expressionism: The Formative Years’, organized in collaboration with the Whitney Museum of American Art, Tokyo, Japan (Travelling Exhibition)
National Gallery of Art, ‘American Art at Mid-Century: The Subjects of the Artist’, Washington DC
Montgomery Museum of Fine Art, ‘American Art 1934 – 1956: Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art’, Montgomery AL (Travelling Exhibition)
Wellesley College Museum, ‘One Century: Wellesley Families Collect; An Exhibition Celebrating the Centennial of Wellesley College’, Wellesley MA
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, ‘Abstract Expressionism: The Formative Years’, organized in collaboration with the Whitney Museum of American Art, Ithaca NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, ‘Graphic Arts Council Members Exhibition’, San Francisco CA
Huntington Galleries, ‘The New Deal for Art: The Government Art Projects of the 1930s with Examples from New York City and State’, organized by Gallery Association of New York State, Huntington WV (Travelling Exhibition)

1977

Grey Art Gallery and Study Center, New York University, ‘The New Deal for Art: The Government Art Projects of the 1930s with Examples from New York City and State’, organized by Gallery Association of New York State, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
de Young Museum, ‘Works on Paper 1900 – 1960 from California Collections’, San Francisco CA (Travelling Exhibition)
Foskick-Nelson Gallery, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, ‘The New Deal for Art: The Government Art Projects of the 1930s with Examples from New York City and State’, organized by Gallery Association of New York State, Alfred NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Hayward Gallery, ‘Modern Spirit: American Painting 1908 – 1935’, organized by the Arts Council of Great Britain in association with the Edinburgh Festival Society and Royal Scottish Academy, London, UK (Travelling Exhibition)
Montgomery Art Gallery, Pomona College, ‘Works on Paper 1900 – 1960 from California Collections’, Claremont CA (Travelling Exhibition)
Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, ‘The New Deal for Art: The Government Art Projects of the 1930s with Examples from New York City and State’, organized by Gallery Association of New York State, Utica NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Royal Scottish Academy, ‘Modern Spirit: American Painting 1908 – 1935’, organized by the Arts Council of Great Britain in association with the Edinburgh Festival Society and Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, UK (Travelling Exhibition)
Delaware Art Museum, ‘The New Deal for Art: The Government Art Projects of the 1930s with Examples from New York City and State’, organized by Gallery Association of New York State, Wilmington DE (Travelling Exhibition)
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, ‘Modern American Painting 1910 – 1940: Toward a New Perspective’, Houston TX
Albany Institute of History and Art, ‘The New Deal for Art: The Government Art Projects of the 1930s with Examples from New York City and State’, organized by Gallery Association of New York State, Albany NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Kunsthaus Zürich, ‘Malerei und Photographie im Dialog von 1840 bis Heute’, Zürich, Switzerland
The Bell Gallery, Brown University, ‘Graham, Gorky, Smith, & Davis in the Thirties’, Providence RI
Rutgers University Art Gallery, ‘Surrealism and American Art, 1931-1947’, New Brunswick NJ
The Picker Gallery, Colgate University, ‘The New Deal for Art: The Government Art Projects of the 1930s with Examples from New York City and State’, organized by Gallery Association of New York State, Hamilton NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Xavier Fourcade, Inc., ‘Works on Paper, Small Formats, Objects: Duchamp to Heizer’, New York NY  
Tyler Art Gallery, State University of New York College of Arts and Sciences, ‘The New Deal for Art: The Government Art Projects of the 1930s with Examples from New York City and State’, organized by Gallery Association of New York State, Oswego NY (Travelling Exhibition)

1976
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, ‘Acquisition Priorities: Aspects of Postwar Painting in America; Including Arshile Gorky: Works 1944 – 1948’, New York NY
Milwaukee Art Center, ‘From Foreign Shores: Three Centuries of Art by Foreign Born American Masters’, Milwaukee WI
Museum of Modern Art, ‘The Natural Paradise: Painting in America 1800 -1950’, New York NY
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, ‘The Golden Door: Artist Immigrants of America 1876 – 1976’, Washington DC 

1975
Fogg Art Museum, ‘New York School: From the First Generation’, Cambridge MA
Edmonton Art Gallery, ‘The Collective Unconscious: American and Canadian Art: 1940 – 1950’, Edmonton, Canada
M. Knoedler & Co., ‘American Works on Paper 1945 -1975’, New York NY

1974
Museum of Modern Art, ‘American Prints: 1913-1963: An Exhibition Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the Founding of the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Print Room’, New York NY
William Zierler Inc., ‘American Works on Paper, 1944 to 1974’, New York NY
National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, ‘Two Decades of American Prints, 1920-1940’, Washington DC
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, ‘The Private Collection of Martha Jackson’, Buffalo NY (Travelling Exhibition)

1973
National Gallery of Art, ‘American Art at Mid-Century I’, Washington DC
Finch College Museum of Art, ‘The Private Collection of Martha Jackson’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘Twentieth-Century Drawings from Chicago Collections’, Chicago IL
University of Maryland Art Gallery, ‘The Private Collection of Martha Jackson’, College Park MD (Travelling Exhibition)

1972
The Brooklyn Museum, ‘American Drawings from the Collection of the Brooklyn Museum’, Brooklyn NY
Cleveland Museum of Art, ‘Cleveland Collects Contemporary Art’, Cleveland OH
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, ‘Abstract Expressionism: The First and Second Generations in the Albright-Knox Art Gallery’, Buffalo NY

1971
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, ‘Drawings and Watercolors from Minnesota Private Collections’, Minneapolis MN

1970
New School Art Center, ‘Museum Leaders Collect: Selections from the Private Collections of Ten New York Museum Directors and Curators’, New York NY
The Art Galleries, University of California, Santa Barbara, ‘Trends in Twentieth Century Art: A Loan Exhibition from the San Francisco Museum of Art’, Santa Barbara CA

1969
Pasadena Art Museum, ‘Painting in New York: 1944 to 1969’, Pasadena CA
University Art Museum, University of Texas at Austin, ‘Selected Paintings from the Michener Collection’, Austin TX
Metropolitan Museum of Art, ‘New York Painting and Sculpture: 1940 – 1970’, New York NY
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., ‘Gorky, de Kooning, Newman’, New York NY
North Carolina Museum of Art, ‘Drawings and Watercolors’, Raleigh NC
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, ‘Works from the Peggy Guggenheim Foundation’, New York NY

1968
The Art Institute of Chicago, ‘Dada, Surrealism, and Their Heritage’, Chicago IL (Travelling Exhibition)
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘The 1930’s: Painting and Sculpture in America’, New York NY
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, ‘Dada, Surrealism, and Their Heritage’, Los Angeles CA (Travelling Exhibition)
Museum of Modern Art, ‘Dada, Surrealism, and Their Heritage’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Finch College Museum of Art, ‘Betty Parson’s Private Collection’, New York NY
University Art Museum, University of Texas at Austin, ‘Painting as Painting’, Austin TX

1967
M. Knoedler & Co., ‘Space and Dream’, New York NY
Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna, ‘Le Muse Inquietanti: Maestri del Surrealismo’, Turin, Italy
M. Knoedler et Cie, ‘Six peintres américains: Arshile Gorky, Franz Kline, Willem de Kooning, Barnett Newman, Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko’, Paris, France
Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, ‘New York Painter, A Century of Teaching: Morse to Hofmann’, New York NY
Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, ‘A Selection of Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Works from the Hunt Foods and Industries Museum of Art Collection’, San Diego CA (Travelling Exhibition)
University of California, ‘A Selection of Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Works from the Hunt Foods and Industries Museum of Art Collection’, Riverside CA (Travelling Exhibition)
New Jersey State Museum, ‘Focus on Light’, Trenton NJ  
Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, ‘Arshile Gorky (1905- 1948): disegni’, Rome, Italy
University of California, ‘A Selection of Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Works from the Hunt Foods and Industries Museum of Art Collection’, Davis CA (Travelling Exhibition)
University of California, ‘A Selection of Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Works from the Hunt Foods and Industries Museum of Art Collection’, Irvine CA (Travelling Exhibition)
Sidney Janis Gallery, ‘2 Generations: Picasso to Pollock’, New York NY

1966
Allentown Art Museum, ‘The James A. Michener Foundation Collection: New Acquisitions 1963 – 1966’, Allentown PA
Cordier and Edstrom, Inc., ‘Seven Decades, 1895 – 1965: Crosscurrents in Modern Art’, organized by the Public Education Association, New York, New York NY
Galleria Odyssia, ‘Seven Decades, 1895 – 1965: Crosscurrents in Modern Art’, organized by the Public Education Association, New York, New York NY
Andre Emmerich Gallery, ‘Seven Decades, 1895 – 1965: Crosscurrents in Modern Art’, organized by the Public Education Association, New York, New York NY
Pierre Matisse Gallery, ‘Seven Decades, 1895 – 1965: Crosscurrents in Modern Art’, organized by the Public Education Association, New York, New York NY
Saidenberg Gallery, ‘Seven Decades, 1895 – 1965: Crosscurrents in Modern Art’, organized by the Public Education Association, New York, New York NY
E.V. Thaw & Co., ‘Seven Decades, 1895 – 1965: Crosscurrents in Modern Art’, organized by the Public Education Association, New York, New York NY
Perls Galleries, ‘Seven Decades, 1895 – 1965: Crosscurrents in Modern Art’, organized by the Public Education Association, New York, New York NY
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., ‘Seven Decades, 1895 – 1965: Crosscurrents in Modern Art’, organized by the Public Education Association, New York, New York NY
Paul Rosenberg & Co., ‘Seven Decades, 1895 – 1965: Crosscurrents in Modern Art’, organized by the Public Education Association, New York, New York NY
Fondation Maeght, ‘Dix ans d’art vivant: 1945 – 1955’, St. Paul de Vence, France
Arts Club of Chicago, ‘Drawings 1916/1966’, Chicago IL

1965
Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, ‘American Drawings’, Champaign IL (Travelling Exhibition)
Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, ‘American Drawings’, Columbus OH (Travelling Exhibition)
Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, ‘American Drawings’, Dallas TX (Travelling Exhibition)
The Denver Art Museum, ‘American Drawings’, Denver CO (Travelling Exhibition)
The Brooklyn Museum, ‘The Herbert A. Goldstone Collection of American Art’, Brooklyn NY
Seattle Art Museum, ‘American Drawings’, Seattle WA (Travelling Exhibition)
Providence Art Club, ‘Critics’ Choice: Art Since World War II’, Providence RI  
University Gallery, University of Minnesota, ‘American Drawings’, Minneapolis MN (Travelling Exhibition)
New School Art Center, ‘Portraits from the American Art World’, New York NY
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., ‘Lawyers Collect: An Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture Selected from the Private Collections of Members of the New York Bar’, New York NY
Grand Rapids Art Museum, ‘American Drawings’, Grand Rapids MI (Travelling Exhibition)

1964
Museum of Art, University of Michigan, ‘American Drawings’, Ann Arbor MI (Travelling Exhibition)
University of New Mexico Art Gallery, ‘Art Since 1889 [An Exhibition presented in celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the founding of The University of New Mexico]’, Albuquerque NM
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, ‘The Painter and the Photograph’, Santa Barbara CA (Travelling Exhibition)
The Art Gallery, University of New Mexico, ‘The Painter and the Photograph’, Albuquerque NM (Travelling Exhibition)
Isaac Delgado Museum of Art, ‘The Painter and the Photograph’, New Orleans LA (Travelling Exhibition)
Art Gallery, State University of Iowa, ‘The Painter and the Photograph’, Iowa City IA (Travelling Exhibition)
Museum of Art, Indiana University, ‘The Painter and the Photograph’, Bloomington IN (Travelling Exhibition)
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, ‘The Painter and the Photograph’, Waltham MA (Travelling Exhibition)
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, ‘American Drawings’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Alte Galerie, Museum Fridericianum, and Orangerie, ‘Documenta III’, Kassel, Germany
Fine Arts Gallery, Indiana University, ‘American Painting 1910 – 1960: A Special Exhibition Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Association of College Unions’, Bloomington IN
The Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, ‘20th Century Master Drawings’, Cambridge MA (Travelling Exhibition)
City Art Museum, ‘200 Years of American Painting’, St. Louis MO
Yale University Art Gallery, ‘Max Ernst and Arshile Gorky from the Collection of Julien Levy’, New Haven CT
University Gallery, University of Minnesota, ‘20th Century Master Drawings’, Minneapolis MN (Travelling Exhibition)

1963
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, ‘Four Centuries of American Art’, Minneapolis MN
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, ‘20th Century Master Drawings’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Des Moines Art Center, ‘Art in Iowa from Private Collections’, Des Moines IA
Art Institute of Chicago, ‘Chicago Collectors’, Chicago IL 

1962
Williams College Museum of Art, ‘An Exhibition of Works of Art Lent by the Alumni of Williams College’, Williamstown MA
The Brooklyn Museum, ‘Drawings from the Museum Collection’, New York NY

1961
Isaac Delgado Museum of Art, ‘The Magriel Collection of American Drawings’, New Orleans LA
Palazzo Ancaiani, ‘Mostra di disegni americani moderni’, Spoleto, Italy
The Art Center of the New School, ‘An Exhibition of Painting & Sculpture by 15 Noted Contemporary Artists’, New York NY
Sidney Janis Gallery, ‘10 American Painters: Josef Albers, William Baziotes, Arshile Gorky, Adolph Gottlieb, Philip Guston, Franz Kline, Willem de Kooning, Robert Motherwell, Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko’, New York NY
John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, ‘The Sidney Janis Painters: Albers, Baziotes, Gorky, Gottlieb, Guston, Kline, de Kooning, Motherwell, Pollock, Rothko’, Sarasota FL 

1960
Walker Art Center, ‘60 American Painters, 1960: Abstract Expressionist Painting of the Fifties’, Minneapolis MN
University Art Museum, University of California, ‘Art from Ingres to Pollock: Painting and Sculpture since Neoclassicism’, Berkeley CA

1959
City Art Museum, ‘Nature in Abstraction: The Relation of Abstract Painting and Sculpture to Nature in Twentieth-Century American Art’, St. Louis MO (Travelling Exhibition)
Sidney Janis Gallery, ‘8 American Painters: Albers, de Kooning, Gorky, Guston, Kline, Motherwell, Pollock, Rothko’, New York NY

1958
Cleveland Museum of Art, ‘Some Contemporary Works of Art’, Cleveland OH
Sidney Janis Gallery, ‘Ten Years of Janis: 10th Anniversary Exhibition’, New York NY
Walker Art Center, ‘Nature in Abstraction: The Relation of Abstract Painting and Sculpture to Nature in Twentieth-Century American Art’, Minneapolis MN (Travelling Exhibition)
San Francisco Museum of Art, ‘Nature in Abstraction: The Relation of Abstract Painting and Sculpture to Nature in Twentieth-Century American Art’, San Francisco CA (Travelling Exhibition)
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, ‘Nature in Abstraction: The Relation of Abstract Painting and Sculpture to Nature in Twentieth-Century American Art’, Los Angeles CA (Travelling Exhibition)
Fort Worth Art Center Museum, ‘Nature in Abstraction: The Relation of Abstract Painting and Sculpture to Nature in Twentieth-Century American Art’, Fort Worth TX (Travelling Exhibition)
Phillips Collection, ‘Nature in Abstraction: The Relation of Abstract Painting and Sculpture to Nature in Twentieth-Century American Art’, Washington DC (Travelling Exhibition)
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Nature in Abstraction: The Relation of Abstract Painting and Sculpture to Nature in Twentieth-Century American Art’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)

1957
Wadsworth Atheneum, ‘Connecticut Collects: An Exhibition of Privately Owned Works of Art in Connecticut’, Hartford CT
Albright Art Gallery, ‘Contemporary Art: Acquisitions 1954 – 1957’, Buffalo NY
Sidney Janis Gallery, ‘8 Americans: Albers, de Kooning, Gorky, Guston, Kline, Motherwell, Pollock, Rothko’, New York NY
William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art and Atkins Museum of Fine Arts, ‘Some Points of View in Modern Painting’, Kansas City MO
The Brooklyn Museum, ‘Golden Years of American Drawings, 1905-1956’, Brooklyn NY

1956
Walker Art Center, ‘Expressionism 1900-1955’, Minneapolis MN

1955
Musée des Ponchettes, ‘Le Dessin Contemporain aux États-Unis’, Nice, France

1954
Martha Jackson Gallery, ‘Two Lyric Abstractionists: Gorky, Works of the Middle Period / Trökes, Recent Gouaches and Drawings’, New York NY

1953
Wildenstein & Co., ‘Landmarks in American Art, 1670–1950’, New York NY

1952
Burliuk Gallery, ‘Exhibition of Works of Art by Noted American Artists from the Collection of Marussia Burliuk’, New York NY
Wildenstein & Company, ‘Loan Exhibition of Seventy XX Century American Paintings’, New York NY

1951
The Brooklyn Museum, ‘Revolution and Tradition: An Exhibition of the Chief Movements in American Painting from 1900 to the Present’, Brooklyn NY
Delius Gallery, ‘Still Lifes and Flowers’, Old & New, New York NY
Museum of Modern Art, ‘Abstract Painting and Sculpture in America’, New York NY

1950
Philadelphia Museum of Art, ‘Masterpieces from Philadelphia Private Collections, Part II’, Philadelphia PA
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, ‘American Painting 1950’, Richmond VA

1949
Samuel M. Kootz Gallery, ‘The Intrasubjectives’, New York NY

1948
The Art Institute of Chicago, ‘Fifty-Ninth Annual American Exhibition of Water Colors and Drawings’, Chicago IL

1947
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting’, New York NY
California Palace of the Legion of Honor, ‘2nd Annual Exhibition of Paintings’, San Francisco CA
Art Institute of Chicago, ‘Fifty-Eighth Annual Exhibition of American Paintings and Sculpture: Abstract and Surrealist American Art’, Chicago IL
Museum of Modern Art, ‘Drawings in the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art’, New York NY
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Sculpture, Watercolors, and Drawings’, New York NY
Hugo Gallery, ‘Bloodflames’, New York NY

1946
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting’, New York NY
Museum of Modern Art, ‘Fourteen Americans’, New York NY
City Art Museum, ‘American Painting: 39th Annual Exhibition’, St. Louis MO
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Sculpture, Watercolors, and Drawings’, New York NY

1945
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting’, New York NY
Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, ‘Painting in the United States’, Pittsburgh PA 
California Palace of the Legion of Honor, ‘Contemporary American Painting’, San Francisco CA

1944
Julien Levy Gallery, ‘Imagery of Chess’, New York NY
San Francisco Museum of Art, ‘Abstract and Surrealist Art in the United States’, organized by Sidney Janis and the San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco CA (Travelling Exhibition)
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, ‘Abstract and Surrealist Art in the United States’, organized by Sidney Janis and the San Francisco Museum of Art, Santa Barbara CA (Travelling Exhibition)
Museum of Modern Art, ‘Art in Progress: 15th Anniversary Exhibition’, New York
Seattle Art Museum, ‘Abstract and Surrealist Art in the United States’, organized by Sidney Janis and the San Francisco Museum of Art, Seattle WA (Travelling Exhibition)
Denver Art Museum, ‘Abstract and Surrealist Art in the United States’, organized by Sidney Janis and the San Francisco Museum of Art, Denver CO (Travelling Exhibition)
Cincinnati Art Museum, ‘Abstract and Surrealist Art in the United States’, organized by Sidney Janis and the San Francisco Museum of Art, Cincinnati OH (Travelling Exhibition)
Museum of Modern Art, ‘Modern Drawings’, New York NY

1943
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Art: Sculpture, Paintings, Watercolors, and Drawings’, New York NY
Museum of Modern Art, ‘Recent Acquisitions: The Work of Young Americans’, New York NY

1942
Museum of Modern Art, ‘Twentieth Century Portraits’, New York NY
San Francisco Museum of Art, ‘Modern Paintings from Five Local Collections’, San Francisco CA 
Museum of Modern Art, ‘New Rugs by American Artists’, New York NY
City Art Museum, ‘Trends in American Painting of Today’, St. Louis, MO

1941
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Annual Exhibition of Paintings by Artists under Forty’, New York NY
Metropolitan Museum of Art, ‘Contemporary Painting in the United States: A Special Exhibition’, New York NY

1940
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting’, New York NY
Galerie St. Etienne, ‘Abstract American Art’, New York NY
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Art’, New York NY

1938
Musée du Jeu de Paume, ‘Trois siècles d’art aux États-Unis’, Paris, France
University Gallery, University of Minnesota, ‘Third Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting at the University of Minnesota’, Minneapolis MN

1937
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting’, New York NY
Brooklyn Museum, ‘The Sidney Janis Collection’ Brooklyn NY 
University Gallery, University of Minnesota, ‘Art Here’, Minneapolis MN

1936
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Third Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting’, New York NY
Museum of Modern Art, ‘New Horizons in American Art’, New York NY
Guild Art Gallery, ‘Drawings, Small Sculptures, Watercolors’, New York NY

1935
Guild Art Gallery, ‘Inaugural Exhibition’, New York NY
The Arts Club of Chicago, ‘Exhibition of the Sidney Janis Collection of Modern Paintings’, Chicago IL
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Abstract Painting in America’, New York NY

1934
Wanamaker Department Store, ‘Wanamaker Regional Exhibition’, New York NY
Forum Gallery, Rockefeller Center, ‘First Municipal Art Exhibition: Paintings, Sculpture, Drawings, Prints by Living American Artists Identified with the New York Art World’, New York NY

1932
Wilmington Society of Fine Arts, ‘Exhibition of Russian Paintings and Sculpture: Realism to Surrealism’, Wilmington DE

1931
Downtown Gallery, ‘American Print Makers: Fifth Annual Exhibition’, New York NY
Downtown Gallery, ‘Artists’ Models: Figure Paintings by Leading Contemporary American Artists’, New York NY
Downtown Gallery, ‘Paintings, Water Colors, Drawings, and Sculptures by Leading Contemporary American Artists’, New York NY
Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, Albright Art Gallery, ‘Twenty-fifth Annual Exhibition of Selected Paintings by American Artists’, Buffalo NY
Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, Albright Art Gallery, ‘International Exhibition Illustrating the Most Recent Development in Abstract Art’, Buffalo NY
Société Anonyme, ‘Special Exhibition Arranged in Honor of the Opening of the New Building of the New School for Social Research’, New York NY

1930
The Museum of Modern Art, ‘An Exhibition of Work by 46 Painters and Sculptors under 35 Years of Age’, New York NY

1927
Grand Central Galleries, title unknown, organized by Grand Central School of Art, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)

1926
Art Gallery of Tampa, title unknown, organized by Grand Central School of Art, Tampa FL (Travelling Exhibition)
Gallery of Fine Arts, title unknown, organized by Grand Central School of Art, St. Petersburg FL (Travelling Exhibition)
Cincinnati Museum Association, title unknown, organized by Grand Central School of Art, Columbus OH (Travelling Exhibition)
Dayton Art Institute, title unknown, organized by Grand Central School of Art, Dayton OH (Travelling Exhibition)
Memorial Art Gallery, title unknown, organized by Grand Central School of Art, Rochester NY (Travelling Exhibition)
The Art Institute of Chicago, title unknown, organized by Grand Central School of Art, Chicago IL (Travelling Exhibition)
Bowdoin College, title unknown, organized by Grand Central School of Art, Brunswick ME (Travelling Exhibition)
Manchester Institute of Arts and Science, title unknown, organized by Grand Central School of Art, Manchester NH (Travelling Exhibition)

About the Artist

Gorky emigrated from Ottoman Armenia to the United States in 1920, fleeing the Armenian genocide. In an attempt to assimilate with the new culture in which he found himself, Gorky changed his name and consciously assumed the persona of an avant-garde artist. After five years living under strained conditions with his family in Massachusetts, Gorky moved to New York and became absorbed into the cultural milieu of a city on the brink of modernism. Uncommitted to the political causes that engaged many of his contemporaries, Gorky busied himself with questions of artistic theory and the pursuit of a personal vision. He ardently studied European modern masters, absorbing the work of those he admired: from Paul Cézanne and Giorgio de Chirico, to Pablo Picasso, Fernand Léger and André Masson. This practice taught him to understand their artistic processes and eventually to surmount their techniques with his own. Gorky’s first paintings from independent efforts in the 1920s are constituted of layers of accumulated paint which was then sanded down to achieve a glass-like surface, rich in colour and employing fictionalised symbolism pertaining to his childhood on Lake Van.

Gorky’s world was permeated by his early experiences and his sense of dislocation as an immigrant to the United States; partially faithful recollections of Lake Van and the surrounding landscape emerge, dream-like, within his compositions. Sustained by a sense of nostalgia, his touching and much celebrated self-portrait, ‘The Artist and His Mother’, exemplifies the experience of an émigré reconciling his past with the construction of an American identity. Begun in 1926, this icon of the migration story now resides in a place of honour within the new Whitney Museum of American Art, New York NY. The work exhibits a tenderness and innocence that Gorky believed were essential qualities for a painter to remain receptive to the outside world. After a decade of working and a period of moderate critical success, Gorky initiated a series of studies and paintings observed from his rural environment while on holiday in Connecticut, which became a crucial intermediary step in the development of his individual style. His Waterfall series from 1942 exhibits a spontaneity and free use of paint that belies the complexity of its compositional rigour. The following year, Gorky temporarily relocated to Virginia where he refocused his work on nature as primary subject matter: his drawings from this period took on a new fervour, which he later translated into some of the most evocative paintings of his career, including the highly complex, ‘The Liver Is the Cock’s Comb’ (1944), now in the collection of the Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo NY.

In these primal responses to nature, Gorky granted as much presence to the space between the objects he observed as the objects themselves. Returning to idealised memories of his early life, Gorky incorporated fabricated elements from his childhood amongst the reality of his surroundings. In this conflation of truth and memory, the observational yields to a lyrical essence rendered in vivid, incandescent auras that reverberate within outlined forms, such as in the magnificent ‘Scent of Apricots on the Fields’ (1944). His compositions seemingly implode upon themselves, culminating in a sense that the paintings are being created from the centre outwards. Gorky’s highly personal vision was crystallised in these late works where, in his unswerving belief that art comes from within, his ‘otherness’ empowered him to carve his own art form guided by memory and imagination.

In spite of his devotion to European art, Gorky remains a profoundly American painter, and the success with which he reinvented his identity upon his arrival is a tribute to opportunities afforded by the United States. Gorky’s work is represented in museum and private collections worldwide, including: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo NY; Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas TX; Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge MA; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC; IVAM, Institut Valencià d’Art Modern, Valencia, Spain; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles CA; Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark; The Menil Collection, Houston TX; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York NY; Musée national d’art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles CA; The Museum of Modern Art, New York NY; National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada; Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy; The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia PA; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco CA; Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York NY; Tate, London, England; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York NY, and Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven CT.

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