Ellsworth Kelly


New York


Biography

1948 Boston Museum School
1942 Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York
1923 Born in Newburgh, New York

Solo Exhibitions:

2009 Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, United Kingdom. Ellsworth Kelly:
Drawings 1954-62
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York. Ellsworth Kelly: Diagonal
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York. Ellsworth Kelly: Drawings 1959-1962

2008 Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland. Ellsworth Kelly Plant Lithographs

2007
Gemini G.E.L at Joni Moisant Weyl, New York. Ellsworth Kelly: The Rivers
Museum of Modern Art, New York. Focus: Ellsworth Kelly
Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland. Front Room: Ellsworth Kelly
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia. Ellsworth Kelly in Resonance:
Selections From the Collection

2006
Axa Gallery, New York. Drawn from Nature: The Plant Lithographs of Ellsworth
Kelly
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York. Ellsworth Kelly: New Paintings
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York. Drawings on a Bus—Sketchbook 2 1954
Tate St. Ives, St Ives, England. Ellsworth Kelly in St. Ives
The Serpentine Gallery, London. Ellsworth Kelly

2005
Peter Freeman Inc., New York. Ellsworth Kelly: Small Paintings, 1955-1963
The Menil Collection, Houston, Texas. Ellsworth Kelly: Tablet
Grand Rapids Art Museum, Michigan. Kelly In Color
Grand Rapids Art Museum, Michigan. Travels to the Hood Museum, Dartmouth
College, New Hampshire; Tate Gallery, St. Ives, England and AXA Gallery, New
York. Drawn From Nature: The Plant Lithographs of Ellsworth Kelly

2004
Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh. Ellsworth Kelly: Lithographs
Gemini G.E.L. Joni Moisant Weyl, New York. Ellsworth Kelly: New Editions

2003
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York. Ellsworth Kelly: Matrix and Ellsworth Kelly:
Self-Portrait Drawings, 1944-1992
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego. Traveled to Museum of Fine Arts,
Houston and Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Ellsworth Kelly: Red
Green Blue

2002
Fondation Beyeler, Basel. Ellsworth Kelly, In-Between Spaces, Works
1956-2002
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Ellsworth Kelly in San Francisco
New York; Traveled to Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland.
Ellsworth Kelly: Tablet 1948-1973,The Drawing Center
Pulitzer Foundation, St. Louis. Selected Work by Ellsworth Kelly from St. Louis
Collections

2001
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York. Relief Paintings 1954-2001

1999
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge; Traveled to High Museum of
Art, Atlanta; Art Institute of Chicago; Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Switzerland;
Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich; and Kunstmuseum, Bonn.
Ellsworth Kelly: The Early Drawings 1948-1955
Mitchell-Innes & Nash Gallery, New York. Ellsworth Kelly: Spectrums
Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington. Ellsworth Kelly: Five Decades of Line, Form,
and Color
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Ellsworth Kelly, "Sculpture for a Large
Wall" and Other Recent Acquisitions
Jacqueline Kennedy Garden, the White House Washington, D.C. Twentieth
Century Sculpture in the White House: A View from Denver, (exhibition arranged
by the Denver Art Museum)
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York. Ellsworth Kelly, Drawings 1960-1962

1998
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New
York. Ellsworth Kelly: On the Roof
Paul-Löbe-Haus, Deutscher Bundestag, Berlin. Berlin Panels
Boston University Art Gallery, Boston; Traveled to New Britain Museum of
American Art, Connecticut; Newcomb Gallery of Art, Tulane University, New
Orleans; and Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha. Ellsworth Kelly:
Recent Prints
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Four
Paintings: Black with Color
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York. Ellsworth Kelly, New Paintings

1997
American Embassy, Paris

1996
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New
York; Traveled to Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Tate Gallery,
London; and Haus der Kunst, Munich. Ellsworth Kelly: A Retrospective
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

1995
Susan Sheehan Gallery, New York. Ellsworth Kelly, Colored Paper Images
1976-77: The Creative Process

1994
Jacqueline Kennedy Garden, the White House, Washington, D.C. Twentieth
Century American Sculpture at the White House
Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London; Traveled to Matthew Marks Gallery, New York.
Ellsworth Kelly, Recent Paintings
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee. Ellsworth Kelly, Works from the Permanent
Collection
Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis. Ellsworth Kelly, The Process of Seeing
Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, St.Louis. Ellsworth Kelly, Black and White
Eli Broad Family Foundation, Santa Monica, California

1993
Tate Gallery, London. New Displays: Ellsworth Kelly
Hirschl & Adler Modern, New York. Ellsworth Kelly Prints
Greenberg Gallery, St. Louis. Ellsworth Kelly Editions

1992
Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris; Traveled to Westfälisches
Landesmuseum, Münster; and National Gallery, Washington, D.C. Ellsworth
Kelly: The Years in France, 1948-1954
Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York. Ellsworth Kelly, Plant Drawings
Laura Carpenter Gallery, Santa Fe. Ellsworth Kelly, Paintings and Sculpture
Susan Sheehan Gallery, New York. Ellsworth Kelly, The Paris Prints 1964-1965
Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London. The Documenta Room
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York. Ellsworth Kelly, Installation
Blum Helman Gallery, New York

1991
Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles; Traveled to John Berggruen Gallery, San
Francisco; and Paula Cooper Gallery, New York. Ellsworth Kelly: At Right
Angles, 1964-66
Dia Center for the Arts, Bridgehampton, New York. Ellsworth Kelly, Two
Lithographic Suites 1964-65
Fred Hoffman Gallery, Santa Monica. Ellsworth Kelly, A Historical Selection:
1965-1988
Greenberg Gallery, St. Louis. Ellsworth Kelly (Wall Reliefs)
Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles. Ellsworth Kelly, Diagonals and Colored Panels
1970-1990
Jack Glenn Gallery, Los Angeles. Ellsworth Kelly, Wall Reliefs

1990
Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles. Kelly, Portraits at Gemini G.E.L.
Susan Sheehan Gallery, New York. Ellsworth Kelly, Prints 1949-1989
Gallery Kasahara, Osaka. Ellsworth Kelly, Eleven Painted Wall Sculptures
Portikus, Frankfurt. Ellsworth Kelly, Yellow Curve
65 Thompson Street, New York. Ellsworth Kelly, Recent Painting and Sculpture
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Artist's Choice: Ellsworth Kelly,
Fragmentation and the Single Form
Castelli Graphics, New York. Portraits

1989
Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois. Ellsworth Kelly: Courtyard Installation
Overholland Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Ellsworth Kelly, Works on
Paper
Blum Helman Gallery, New York. Ellsworth Kelly, Curves/Rectangles
Greenberg Gallery, St. Louis.
Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris.

1988
Castelli Graphics, New York. Ellsworth Kelly, Recent Prints
Blum Helman Gallery, New York. Ellsworth Kelly, New Work
Blum Helman Gallery, Santa Monica. Ellsworth Kelly, New Work
Eli Broad Family Foundation, Santa Monica, California

1987
Fort Worth Art Museum, Texas, inconjunction with Ellsworth Kelly: Seven
Paintings (1952-55/1987), Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Both traveled to Art
Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; Baltimore Museum of Art; San Francisco Museum of
Modern Art; and Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri. Ellsworth
Kelly: Works on Paper
The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit; Traveled to Huntsville Museum of Art,
Alabama; Des Moines Art Center; Neuberger Museum, State University of New
York, Purchase; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; University of Oklahoma
Museum of Art, Norman; Berskhire Museum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts;
University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley; and Hood Museum of
Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. Ellsworth Kelly: A Print
Retrospective
Blum Helman Gallery, New York. Ellsworth Kelly: Coral Leaf Drawings
Bakalar Sculpture Gallery, List Visual Arts Center, M.I.T., Cambridge,
Massachusetts. Ellsworth Kelly: Small Sculpture 1958-1987

1986
Blum Helman Gallery, New York. Ellsworth Kelly, Paintings
Blum Helman Warehouse, New York. Ellsworth Kelly, Sculpture

1985
Blum Helman Gallery, New York. Ellsworth Kelly, New Paintings
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York. Ellsworth Kelly: New Wall Reliefs
Katonah Gallery, Katonah, New York. Ellsworth Kelly: Painted Wall Sculptures
Ann Weber Gallery, Georgetown, Maine. Ellsworth Kelly Prints

1984
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York. Weathering Steel Wall Sculpture
Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles. Painted Aluminum Wall Sculpture
Goldman-Kraft Gallery, Chicago. Ellsworth Kelly: Painted Wall
Sculpture/Graphics
Blum Helman Gallery, New York. Ellsworth Kelly: Works in Wood (catalogue)

1982
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Traveled to Saint Louis Art
Museum. Ellsworth Kelly: Sculpture
Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles. Ellsworth Kelly at Gemini: 1979-1982
The Concorde Series, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles. Ellsworth Kelly,
Painted Wall Sculptures
John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco. Ellsworth Kelly: Painted Wall Sculptures
Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston. Steel Sculpture
Castelli Graphics, New York. Ellsworth Kelly: New Wall Relief Sculptures
Blum Helman Gallery, New York. Ellsworth Kelly: New Paintings

1981
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York. Paintings
Castelli Uptown, New York. Plant Drawings
Blum Helman Gallery, New York. Paintings and Sculpture (catalogue)
Larry Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles. Ellsworth Kelly: Major Paintings and
Sculpture

1980
Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo. Paperworks by Ellsworth Kelly

1979
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Ellsworth Kelly: Recent Paintings and
Sculpture (catalogue)
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Traveled to Hayward Gallery, London; Centre
Georges Pompidou, Paris; Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden. Ellsworth Kelly:
Painting and Sculpture 1963-1979 (catalogue)
Galerie Maeght, Zurich. Ellsworth Kelly: Lithographien
Castelli Graphics, New York. Ellsworth Kelly Prints 1978-80
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York. Ellsworth Kelly: Color Panels for a Large Wall
Blum Helman Gallery, New York

1978
Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles. Ellsworth Kelly: Twelve Leaves
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Colored Paper Images

1977
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York. Ellsworth Kelly: Paintings
Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles. Colored Paper Images
Blum Helman Gallery, New York. Ellsworth Kelly: Paintings

1976
Janie C. Lee Gallery, Houston. Ellsworth Kelly: Recent Sculptures

1975
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut. Ellsworth Kelly: Matrix
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York. Ellsworth Kelly: Recent Sculptures
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York. Ellsworth Kelly: Gray Series
Ace Gallery, Venice, California. Ellsworth Kelly: Steel and Aluminum Sculpture
Blum Helman Gallery, New York. Ellsworth Kelly: Paintings

1973
The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Traveled to Pasadena Art Museum,
California; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Detroit Institute of Arts. Ellsworth
Kelly (catalogue)
Irving Blum Gallery, Los Angeles. Ellsworth Kelly: Chatham Series
Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles. Ellsworth Kelly: Drawings and Prints
Greenberg Gallery, St. Louis. Ellsworth Kelly: Paintings
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York. Ellsworth Kelly: Curved Series

1972
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo. The Chatham Series: Paintings by Ellsworth
Kelly
Galerie Renée Ziegler, Geneva
Galerie Denise René Hans Mayer, Düsseldorf. Ellsworth Kelly Paintings

1971
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York. Recent Paintings by Ellsworth Kelly (catalogue)
Galerie René Ziegler, Geneva
Dayton's Gallery 12, Minneapolis (catalogue)

1970
The Vancouver Art Gallery, British Columbia. Ellsworth Kelly Lithographs at
Vancouver Art Gallery
Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles (catalogue)

1968
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York (catalogue)
Irving Blum Gallery, Los Angeles. Four Paintings and One Sculpture by Ellsworth
Kelly

1967
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York (catalogue)
Irving Blum Gallery, Los Angeles. A Suite of Twelve Lithographs by Ellsworth
Kelly

1966
Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles Venice Biennale, Venice. New Work by Ellsworth
Kelly

1965
Galerie Adrien Maeght, Paris. Kelly: Twenty-Seven Lithographs (catalogue)
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York (catalogue)
Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles. An Exhibition of Recent Lithography Executed in
France by the Artist Ellsworth Kelly

1964
Galerie Maeght, Paris (catalogue)

1963
Washington Gallery of Modern Art, Washington, DC; Traveled to Institute of
Contemporary Art, Boston. Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings by Ellsworth Kelly
(catalogue)
Betty Parsons Gallery, New York. Ellsworth Kelly: Painting and Sculpture

1962
Arthur Tooth and Sons Ltd., London (catalogue)

1961
Betty Parsons Gallery, New York. Kelly

1959
Betty Parsons Gallery, New York. Ellsworth Kelly: Painting and Sculpture

1958
Galerie Maeght, Paris (catalogue)

1957
Betty Parsons Gallery, New York

1956
Betty Parsons Gallery, New York. Ellsworth Kelly: Paintings 1951-1956

1951
Galerie Arnaud, Paris. Kelly Peintures & Reliefs

Selected Group Exhibitions

2009
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California. Focus on Artists:
Selections from the Collection
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Compass in Hand: Selections from The
Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection (catalogue)
Philadelphia Museum of Art. Cézanne and Beyond
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Artist's Choice: Vik Muniz, Rebus
Museum de Arte Contemporaneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia, Spain. Nueva York.
El Papel de las Ultimas Vanguardias
The Morgan Library & Museum, New York. The Thaw Collection of Master
Drawings - Acquisitions Since 2002
Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, Las Vegas. Classic Contemporary: Lichtenstein,
Warhol & Friends
Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Germany. Three. The Triptych in Modern Art
Musée Matisse, Le Cateau-Cambrésis, France. Matisse et l' Abstraction /
Matisse and the Abstraction: The abstract legacy of Matisse to the United States
and back, 1948-1968, curated by Eric de Chassey
California College of the Arts, San Francisco. Selections from the Frances and
John Bowes Collection
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire. Modern and
Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art
Tate Liverpool, England. Colour Chart: Reinventing Color, 1950 to Today
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Saint Louis. Chance Aesthetics

2008
The Daros Collection, Zurich. Face to Face, Part 2
FLAG Art Foundation, New York. Attention to Detail
L&M Arts, New York. The Complexity of the Simple
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts. Arp to
Reinhardt: Rose Geometries
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Modern and Contemporary Masterworks From
the MFAH

2007
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York. Five Works in Bronze: Darren Almond,
Robert Gober, Ellsworth Kelly, Willem de Kooning, Rebecca Warren
Museum of Modern Art, New York. Color Chart: Reinventing Color 1950 to
Today
Gemini G.E.L at Joni Moisant Weyl, New York. Ellsworth Kelly: The Rivers
Morgan Library & Museum, New York. Drawing Connections: Baselitz, Kelly,
Penone, Rockburne, and the Old Masters
Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio. In Monet's Garden: The Lure of Giverny
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Wisconsin. Making Visible the Invisible:
Abstract Art from MMoCA's Permanent Collection
Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis, Missouri. Water
Lennon Weinberg Gallery, New York. Taking Shape
Italian Pavilion, 52nd Venice Biennale. Think With the Senses-Feel With the
Mind
Fisher Landau Center for Art, Long Island City, New York. Paper
Tate Modern, London. UBS Openings: Drawings from the UBS Art Collection
Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon. Minimalism/post-minimalism: Selections
from the collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Foundation
Robischon Gallery, Denver, Colorado. Current
Corcoran Art Gallery, Washington DC. Olga Hirschorn Collects: Selections from
the Permanent Collection
Museum of Modern Art, New York. Lines, Grids, Stains, Words
JGM Galerie, Paris. French Kiss
Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, Virginia. Contemporary Prints: Ellsworth Kelly,
Helen Frankenthaler, and others
52nd Venice Biennale, Italian Pavilion. Think with the Senses—Feel with the
Mind
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut. What is a Line? Drawings
from the Collection
Dallas Museum of Art. Fast Forward: Contemporary Collections for the Dallas
Museum of Art
Jonson Gallery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. Modern Masters from
the Chris Burmeister Collection
Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio. Optic Nerve: Perceptual Art of the 1960s
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego. Modern American Masters
Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Seville. Drawn from Nature: The Plant
Lithographs of Ellsworth Kelly

2006
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York. Small Sculpture
Pensacola Museum of Art, Pensacola, Florida. Graphics by 20th Century
Masters from the Cochran Collection
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. redefined: Modern and Contemporary
Art from the Collection
Philadelphia Museum of Art. Ellsworth Kelly in Resonance: Selections from the
Collection
Dallas Museum of Art. Fast Forward: Contemporary Collections for the Dallas
Museum of Art
Kunstmuseum Winterthur. Plane/Figure: Amerikanische Kunst aus Schweizer
Sammlungen
Fogg Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge. Under Cover:
Artists' Sketchbooks
Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle Bonn. The Guggenheim Collection
Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D.C. Contemporary (Re)Define
Grimaldi Forum Monaco. New York, New York: 50 Years of Art, Architecture,
Photography, Film, and Video
Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul. Le noir est une couleur
Galerie d'art du Conseil Général des Bouches du Rhône, Aix en Provence.
Cézanne: mythe et pélerins
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Full House: Views of the Whitney's
Collection at 75
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Transforming Chronologies: An Atlas of
Drawings
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York. Recent Drawings: Robert Gober, Roni Horn,
Jasper Johns, Ellsworth Kelly, Brice Marden, Ken Price, Charles Ray, Terry
Winters

2005
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York. Theme and Variation: Twentieth Century
Master Prints
Royal Academy, London. Summer Exhibition
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. Quartet: Johns, Kelly, Mitchell, Motherwell
Museum of Modern Art, New York. Drawing from the Modern 1945-1975
Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis. Minimalism and Beyond
Fondation Maeght, Saint Paul de Vence, France. Les Ateliers de la Modernité
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes. L'action restreinte
Torf Gallery, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Sets, Series and Suites:
Contemporary Prints
Austin Museum of Art. Color Pattern Grid

2004
Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley,
Massachusetts. Infinite Possibilities: Serial Imagery in 20th-Century Drawings
James Kelly Contemporary, Sante Fe, New Mexico. Fresh Works on Paper, 5th
Anniversary Exhibition

2003
Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco. Not Exactly Photographs

2002
Centre Pompidou, Paris; Traveled to St. Louis Art Museum; and Inverleith
House, Edinburgh. Henri Matisse/Ellsworth Kelly: Dessins de plantes (catalogue)
Kunstmuseum, Basel. Painting on the Move, A Century of Contemporary
Painting 1900-2000

2001
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Collaborations with Parkett 1984 to Now

2000
Whitney Museum of American Art at Phillip Morris, New York. Correspondences:
Isamu Noguchi and Ellsworth Kelly
Tate Modern, London. Tate Modern Collection 2000
Fondation Beyeler, Basel. Color/Light
Knoedler & Company, New York. Pasted Pictures: Collage and Abstraction in the
Twentieth Century (catalogue)

1999
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York. Willem de Kooning, Peter Fischli & David
Weiss, Lucian Freud, Katharina Fritsch, Ellsworth Kelly, Brice Marden
Fondation Beyeler, Basel. Cézanne and Modernism

1998
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York. Travel & Leisure

1997
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York. The Artists of the Castelli Gallery 1957-1997

1996
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Abstraction in the Twentieth
Century (catalogue)
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego. Continuity and Contradictions: A New
Look at the Permanent Collection (catalogue)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff
Collection (catalogue)

1995
Bilbao Museum of Fine Arts, Spain. La Tradición de lo Nuevo: Obtas Maestras
de la Colección Guggenheim 1945-1990 (catalogue)
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut. Matrix is 20!
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Degrees of Abstraction: From Morris Louis to
Mapplethorpe
Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo. Revolution: Art of the Sixties from Warhol
to Beuys (catalogue)

1994
Museé d'Art Moderne Saint-Etienne, France. Art américain: Les années 60-70
Neuberger Museum of Art, State University of New York, Purchase. Inspired by
Nature

1993
Blum Helman Gallery, New York. A Private View: Artists' Photographs
Pace Gallery, New York. Indiana, Kelly, Martin, Rosenquist, Youngerman at
Coenties Slip (catalogue)
Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin. Amerikanische Kunst im 20. Jahrhundert: Malerei
und Plastik 1913-1933 (catalogue)
Musée du Louvre, Paris. Copier Créer-De Turner à Picasso: 300 Oeuvres
inspirées par les maîtres du Louvre (catalogue)
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Rolywholyover, A Circus (catalogue)
Rolandseck, Germany. Pflanzenwelten-Blütenträume. Ellsworth Kelly, Paul Klee,
Henri Matisse, Piet Mondrian, Pablo Picasso, Sophie Taeuber-Arp, Stiftung Jean
Arp und Sophie Taeuber-Arp Bahnhof (catalogue)
The Drawing Center, New York. The Return of the Cadavre Exquis (catalogue)

1992
Kassel, Germany. Documenta IX (catalogue)

1991
Stux Gallery, New York. Geometries of Color: American Post-Painterly
Abstraction (catalogue)
Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London. Carl Andre, Ellsworth Kelly, Richard Long:
Bronze, Steel, Stone, Wood: Three Installations of Sculpture
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Biennial Exhibition (catalogue)
Fondation Daniel Templon, Musée Temporaire, Fréjus, France. La Sculpture
contemporaine après 1970 (catalogue)
Emily Davis Gallery, University of Akron, Ohio; Traveled to Laguna Art Museum,
Laguna Beach, California; Lehman College, Bronx, New York; Marsh Art Gallery,
University of Richmond, Virginia; and Museum of Contemporary Photography,
Columbia College, Chicago. The Encompassing Eye: Photography as Drawing
(catalogue)

1990
Richard Green Gallery, Santa Monica. Five Artists from Coenties Slip:
1956-1965
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York. Classic Modernism: Six Generations-Mondrian,
Albers, Newman, Kelly, Ryman, Halley

1989
Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo; Traveled to Center for Fine Arts, Miami;
Milwaukee Art Museum; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut.
Abstraction Geometry Painting: Selected Geometric Abstract Painting in America
since 1945 (catalogue)

1988
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Aspects of Collage, Assemblage
and the Found Object in Twentieth-Century Art
Kunstmuseum, St. Gallen, Switzerland. Rot Gelb Blau: Die Primärfarben in der
Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts (catalogue)
Musée St. Pierre, Lyon. La Couleur seule: L'expérience du monochrome
(catalogue)

1986
Queens Museum, Flushing, New York; Traveled to Chrysler Museum, Norfolk,
Virginia; Portland Museum of Art, Maine; Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach,
Florida; Phillips Collection, Washington, DC; Dayton Art Institute, Ohio; and
Worcester Art Museum; Massachusetts. After Matisse (catalogue)
Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Traveled to Museum of Contemporary Art,
Chicago; And Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague. The Spiritual in Art:
Abstract Painting 1890-1985 (catalogue)
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Individuals: A Selected History of
Contemporary Art, 1945-1986 (catalogue)

1985
The Aldrich Museum of Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut; Traveled to Baruch College
Gallery, New York. A Second Talent: Painters and Sculptors Who Are Also
Photographers (catalogue)
The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Traveled to Biblioteca Nacional, Madrid;
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo,
Caracas; Museu de Arte de São Paulo, Brazil. Contrasts of Form: Geometric
Abstract Art 1910-1980 (catalogue)
Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh. Carnegie International (catalogue)
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Transformations in Sculpture:
Four Decades of American and European Art (catalogue)

1984
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam. La Grande Parade. Highlights in Painting after
1940 (catalogue)

1983
Helsinki Ateneum, Finland. ARS 83 Helsinki (catalogue)

1982
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. The New York School: Four
Decades
Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston. The Americans: The Collage (catalogue)
Denver Art Museum, Colorado; Traveled to San Antonio Museum of Art; New
Orleans Museum of Art; Toledo Museum of Art; Indianapolis Museum of Art; and
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca. Constructivism
and the Geometric Tradition: Selections for the McCrory Corporate Collection
(catalogue)

1981
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Biennial Exhibition
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris. Paris 1937-Paris 1957: Créations en France
(catalogue)
Haus der Kunst, Munich. Amerikanische Malerei: 1930-1980 (catalogue)

1980
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C. The Fifties:
Aspects of Painting in New York (catalogue)
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Twenty American Artists (catalogue)

1979
The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Thirty-sixth Biennial Exhibition of
Contemporary American Painting (catalogue)
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Biennial Exhibition (catalogue)
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. The Decade in Review

1978
Pace Gallery, New York; Traveled to Akron Art Institute, Ohio. Grids: Format and
Image in Twentieth-Century Art (catalogue)

1977
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris. Paris-New York (catalogue)
Kassel, Germany. Documenta 6 (catalogue)

1976
Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Ohio. Aspects of Postwar Painting in America
(catalogue)
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Traveled to Staatliche Kunsthalle,
Baden-Baden; and Kunsthalle Bremen, Germany. Twentieth-Century American
Drawing: Three Avant-Garde Generations (catalogue)

1975
Janie C. Lee Gallery, Houston. Monumental Sculpture
National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Sculpture: American Directions , 1945-1975
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. American Art since 1945 from the
Collection of the Museum of Modern Art (catalogue)

1974
Whitney Museum of American Art, Downtown at Federal Reserve Plaza, New
York. Nine Artists/Coenties Slip
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. Johns, Kelly, Lichtenstein, Motherwell, Nauman,
Rauschenberg, Serra, Stella: Prints from Gemini G.E.L (catalogue)

1973
Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris. Maîtres de l'abstraction américaine aujourd'hui

1971
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Structure of Color (catalogue)

1970
Art Gallery, University of California, Los Angeles. Color (catalogue)
Fondation Maeght, St-Paul-de-Vence, France. L'Art vivant aux Etats-Unis
(catalogue)

1969
Vancouver Art Gallery, British Columbia. New York 13 (catalogue)
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. New York Painting and Sculpture:
1940-1970 (catalogue)

1968
Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany. Documenta 4 (catalogue)
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Art of the Real, 1948-1968 (catalogue)
Pasadena Art Museum, California. Serial Imagery (catalogue)

1967
Los Angeles County Museum of Art. American Sculpture of the Sixties
(catalogue)
United States Pavilion, Montreal. American Painting Now, Expo 67 (catalogue)
Department of Fine Arts, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh International
Exhibition of Contemporary Painting and Sculpture (catalogue)
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Guggenheim International
Exhibition, 1967: Sculpture from Twenty Nations (catalogue)

1966
The Jewish Museum, New York. Primary Structures: Younger American and
British Sculptors (catalogue)
Venice; Traveled to National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution,
Washington, D.C. XXXIII International Biennial Exhibition of Art: Helen
Frankenthaler, Ellsworth Kelly, Roy Lichtenstein, Jules Olitski (catalogue)
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Systemic Painting (catalogue)
National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo. Two Decades of American Painting
(catalogue)

1965
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. The Responsive Eye (catalogue)

1964
Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Traveled to Walker Art Center, Minneapolis;
and Art Gallery of Toronto. Post-Painterly Abstraction (catalogue)
Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany. Documenta III (catalogue)
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. American Drawings (catalogue)
World's Fair, New York State Pavilion, New York. American Contemporary
Drawings (catalogue)
Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh International Exhibition
of Contemporary Painting and Sculpture (catalogue)

1963
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Twenty-eighth Biennial Exhibition of
Contemporary American Painting (catalogue)
The Jewish Museum, New York. Toward a New Abstraction (catalogue)
Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, New York. New Directions in American
Painting (catalogue)

1962
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Geometric Abstraction in America
(catalogue)
World's Fair, United States Pavilion, Seattle. Art since 1950: American and
International (catalogue)

1961
Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd., London. American Abstract Painters (catalogue)
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. American Abstract Expressionists
and Imagists (catalogue)
Department of Fine Arts, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh International
Exhibition of Contemporary Painting and Sculpture (catalogue)

1960
David Herbert Gallery, New York. Modern Classicism (catalogue)

1959
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Sixteen Americans (catalogue)
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Annual Exhibition of Contemporary
American Painting

1958
World's Fair, United States Pavilion, Brussels. American Art: Four Exhibitions
(catalogue)
Department of Fine Arts, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh Bicentennial
International Exhibition of Contemporary Painting and Sculpture (catalogue)

1957
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Young America 1957 (catalogue)

1956
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Recent Drawings (catalogue)

1953
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Santander, Spain. Exposición Internacional de
Arte Abstracto

1952
Galerie Maeght, Paris. Tendance (catalogue)
1951
Salon des Réalities Nouvelles, Paris. 6ème Salon des réalities nouvelles
(catalogue)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Galerie Maeght, Paris. 75th Anniversary
Celebration Exhibition

1950
Galerie des Beaux-Arts, Paris. Premier Salon des jeunes peintres (catalogue)
Palais des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris. 5ème Salon des réalities nouvelles
(catalogue)

1948
Boris Mirski Art Gallery, Boston (catalogue)