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SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS OF THE 1950s-1970s



1954
Groupe 54, Studio Paul Facchetti, Paris, text by Pierre Restany.

Divergences, Galerie Arnaud, Paris.


1955
Signes Autres, Galerie Rive Droite, Paris.

Galerie Colibri, Malmö, Sweden.

Galerie Colette Allendy, Paris.

Phases de l'Art Contemporain, Galerie R. Creuze, Paris.

Galleria di Spazio, Rome, Italy.

Artistes Étrangers en France, Petit Palais, Paris.

Galerie Stadler, Paris.


1956
Recent American Watercolorists (80 works by 41 Artists); traveling exhibition starts at the Museum of Modern Art and selected by Dorothy Miller. Catalogue text by Frank O’Hara. Organized by the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art. Circulates in France by the Association Française d’Action Artistique for two years.

Recent Drawings USA, The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Forecasts, American Federation of Arts traveling exhibition, selected by Dorothy Miller among other jurors, inaugurated at the Heller Gallery, New York.

New Trends in Painting, organized by the Arts Council of Great Britain.

Drawing in Black and White, Martha Jackson Gallery, New York.

Four Americans, Ruth Moskin Gallery, New York.

Sculpteurs et Peintres Abstraits Américains de Paris, Galerie Arnaud, Paris. Organized by Hertz Wescher. Shown at the Haus der Heimat, Iserlohn.

Summer Collectors' Show, Zoe Dusanne Gallery, Seattle.

Galerie Rive Droite, Paris, December 1956-January 1957.


1957
Young America 1957, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Catalogue foreword by Lloyd Goodrich, Director. Exhibits four paintings.

The Exploration of Paint, Arthur Tooth & Sons, London. Organized by Peter Cochrane with text by Lawrence Alloway.

New Aspects of Space, Martha Jackson Gallery, New York.

Recent Developments in Painting, Arthur Tooth & Sons, London.

Post-Picasso Paris, Hanover Gallery, London.

Orto Arte, Exposicion Internacional de Pintura y Escultura, Sala Gaspar, Barcelona.

Galerie Stadler, Paris.

Galerie 22, Dusseldorf, Germany.

1958
Nature in Abstraction, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. The exhibition travels to The Phillips Gallery, Washington, DC; Fort Worth Art Center, Fort Worth; Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles; San Francisco Museum of Art; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; City Art Museum of St. Louis.

An International Selection, Signa Gallery, East Hampton, New York, chosen by Michel Tapié.


1959
Arte Nuova, International Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, Circolo degli Artisti, Palazzo Graneri, Turin. Exhibition catalogue texts by Michel Tapié and Luciano Pistoi.

Recent Developments in Painting II, Arthur Tooth and Sons, London.


1960
60 American Painters 1960, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis.

An Exhibition of Avant-Garde Paintings, Brooks Memorial Art Gallery, Memphis.

New Forms – New Media II, Martha Jackson Gallery, New York. Texts by Lawrence Alloway and Allan Kaprow.

Recent Developments in Painting III, Arthur Tooth & Sons, London.

Contemporary American Painting, Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Ohio, introduction by H.H. Arnason.

Accrochage: Petits Formats
, Galerie Karl Flinker, Paris, December 1960-January 1961.


1961
Abstract Expressionists and Imagists, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, text by H.H. Arnason (reviewed in The New Yorker).

Modern American Painting, American Embassy, London, USIS [United States Information Service] Gallery, introduction by Lawrence Alloway.

Recent Developments in Painting IV, Arthur Tooth & Sons, London.

Fifteen Laureates of the Paris Biennale 1959, Galerie Karl Flinker, Paris.

Ecole de Paris, Galerie Charpentier, Paris.

1962: Selections 1934-1961: American Artists from the Collection of Martha Jackson, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC.

Art Since 1950, American and International, World’s Fair, Seattle, text by Sam Hunter.

American Art Since 1950, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

Art USA Now, traveling exhibition of 102 paintings tours the United States, Europe, and Japan, through 1964. Venues include Milwaukee Art Center; Royal Academy of Arts, London; Whitney Museum of American Art.

Primitives to Picasso, Royal Academy of Arts, London.

Paris Comparisons, Musée National du Louvre, Paris.

Antagonismes: L’Objet [Confrontation of the Object], Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris.

Painting International, Martha Jackson Gallery, New York.

Recent Developments in Painting V, Arthur Tooth & Sons, London.


1963
Abstract Watercolors by Fourteen Americans, 54 works by 14 artists, traveling exhibition selected by Frank O’Hara for the USIS Gallery, London. Travels to Yugoslavia, Greece, India, Ceylon, Australia, New Zealand.
American Artists A-Z, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago.

New Acquisitions, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.

Eleven Americans, Martha Jackson Gallery, New York.

Paul Jenkins, Kurt Sonderborg, Galerie Burén, Stockholm.


1964
Old Hundred: Selections from the Larry Aldrich Contemporary Collection, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT.

Painting and Sculpture of a Decade, 1954-1964, Tate Gallery, London.
Gutai Pinacotheca, Osaka

Art Across America, exhibition selected by Dr. Peter Selz, opens at M. Knoedler & Co., New York; travels across USA, including Toledo Museum of Art; Cleveland Institute of Art; Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Group Collection: New Acquisitions, Looking Back, Martha Jackson Gallery, New York.

Color Form and Texture, Arthur Tooth & Sons, London.


1965
Painting without a Brush (Dripped, Dragged, Rolled, Rubbed, Sprayed, Screened, Stamped, Spattered, Squeezed, Poured), Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston.

Some Recent Gifts, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.
A University Collects: Paintings from the New York University Art Collection, traveling exhibition circulated by The Federation of the Arts.

Lithography of the Mourlot Atelier, Redfern Gallery, London.


1966
Past-Present: 250 Years of American Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.

New Gifts to the Spelman: New Directions, Spelman Museum of Art, Atlanta.

USA Art Vivant, Musée des Augustins, Toulouse.

Peter Stuyvesant Collection, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, travels to the Musée du Louvre, Paris with the subtitle “the Museum in the Factory” [trans.].


1967
The 1960s: Painting and Sculpture from the Museum of Modern Art Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York, organized by Dorothy Miller.

Treasures from the Inventory: “Seventeen Loves,” Martha Jackson Gallery, New York.

Selections 1967: Recent Acquisitions in Modern Art, UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.


1968
Dada, Surrealism, and their Heritage, Museum of Modern Art, New York; Art Institute of Chicago; and Los Angeles County Museum of Art, text by William Rubin.

The Art of Organic Forms, a comparison of organic and artistic forms, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, organized by Phillip C. Rittenbush, accompanied by exhibition catalogue and 10 minute film.

Icon-Idea, traveling exhibition organized by Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, text by James Michener.

East Coast-West Coast Paintings, Museum of Art, University of Oklahoma, Norman and the Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma City, travels to the Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa.

Graphics '68: Recent American Prints, University of Kentucky Art Gallery, Lexington.

Works from the Owens-Corning Fiberglass Corporation, Toledo Museum of Art.


1969
Scultura in Vetro della Fucina degli Angeli, 35th International Exhibition of Glass Sculpture, Palazzo Ducale, Venice, texts by Peggy Guggenheim and André Verdet.

Selections from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Collection
, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati.
Fiftieth Anniversary, 1919-1969, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown.

From the Michener Collection, Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin.1970: Trends in Twentieth Century Art, a loan exhibition from the San Francisco

Museum of Modern Art, University Art Museum at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Watermedia Painting, Henderson Museum Gallery of Art, University of Colorado, Boulder.

The Recent Years, Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey.

American Painting 1970, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond.

The Director’s Choice, Flint Institute of Art, Michigan.

Scultura in Vetro della Fucina degli Angeli, 37th International Exhibition of Glass Sculpture
, Palazzo Ducale and Fucina degli Angeli, Venice.


1971
American Paintings and Sculpture 1948-1969, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois.

20th Century Painting and Sculpture from the New York University Art Collection, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers.

American Painting since World War II, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington.

Art from the Chase Manhattan Bank Collection, Finch College Museum, New York

International Sculpture Symposium, Cooper-Hewitt Museum, New York.

Exhibition of Watercolors and Original Lithographs by Paul Jenkins and Original Graphics by Jim Dine, Dryden Gallery, Charlotte.


1972
Abstract Expressionism: The First and Second Generations in the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo.

Selections from the Aldrich Museum Collection and Invitational Showing of Paintings on Paper, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield.

Indianapolis Collects: Contemporary Art, Indianapolis Museum of Art.

The Michener Collection: American Painting of the 20th Century, Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin.

Cross-Section New York, Hamilton College, Root Art Center, New York

New American Art, from the Edward Cavouro Collection, University of Oregon Museum of Art, Eugene.

20th Century Drawings from the Collection of Edward Jacobson, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown and the University of Utah Museum of Art.


1973
Private Collection of Martha Jackson, exhibition travels to University of Maryland Art Gallery and Finch College Museum of Art, New York, concluding at Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo.

Harold & May Rosenberg Collection, Montclair Art Museum.

International Glass Sculpture, Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami.

Contemporary American Art, Lehigh University, Bethlehem.

L’Action painting, l’abstraction lyrique et leurs environs: le signe, la tache, le nuage…des années cinquante à nos jours, Abbaye de Beaulieu, Ginals, catalogue text by Geneviève Bonnefoi.


1974
Inaugural Exhibition, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.

Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield.

The 1960's: Color Painting in the US, Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin.


1975
The Martha Jackson Collection at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, introduction by Robert T. Buck, Jr.

Prudential Art Collection
, Newark Museum, New Jersey.

American Paintings from the Michener Collection, traveling exhibition to Latin America, sponsored by the USIS.

The 100th Anniversary Exhibition of Paintings and Sculptures by 100 Artists Associated with the Art Students League of New York, Kennedy Galleries, New York.


1976
Abstract Expressionists and Imagists: A Retrospective View, Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin, catalogue text by Earl A. Powell, III.

Aspects of Postwar Painting in America: In Observance of the Bicentennial Year, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus.

Recent Acquisitions: Paul Jenkins Paintings and Watercolors and Matta Etchings, Carone Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.


1977
American Postwar Painting from the Guggenheim Collection, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.

Selections from the Lawrence H. Bloedel Bequest and related works from the Whitney Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, catalogue introduction by Tom Armstrong.

Selections from the Lawrence H. Bloedel Bequest, Williams College of Art, Williamstown.

Selections from the Contemporary Collection, Indianapolis Museum of Art

The Owens-Corning Collection, Toledo Museum of Art.

Quelques Américains de Paris
, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.


1978
Paul Jenkins / Karl Prantl: watercolors, Samuel Stein Fine Arts, Chicago.

Accessions/1977-78, Springfield Art Museum, Missouri, foreword William C. Landwehr.


AMERICAN MUSEUM INVITATIONALS OF 1950s-1970s

Annual Midyear Show, Butler Institute of American Art 1956, 1967, 1970, 1972, 1974, 1978

Annual American Exhibition, Art Institute of Chicago 1957, 1963

Annual Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts 1957, 1969

Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, Corcoran Gallery of Art 1958, 1967

Pittsburgh International Exhibition of Contemporary Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh 1958, 1961, 1967

Biennial Watercolor Exhibition, Brooklyn Museum, New York 1959

Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana 1959, 1961, 1967

Contemporary American Painting Today, Columbus Museum of Art 1960

Painting and Sculpture Today, Indianapolis Museum of Art 1961, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1970, 1974, 1976

Whitney Annual, Whitney Museum of American Art 1961, 1963, 1965

The Flint International, Flint Institute of Art, Flint 1970

American Painting, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 1970

Annual Invitational Exhibition, Kent State University, Kent 1971


INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM INVITATIONALS OF 1950s-1970s

Salon de Mai, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris 1962

Salon des Réalitiés Nouvelles, Musée d’Art Moderne, Paris 1963

Salon International de Galeries Pilotes, Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, 1963, 1966

Japan International Art Exhibition (Tokyo Biennale), Tokyo

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