Jackson Pollock Bibliography: Exhibition History (with catalogues and reviews)

The exhibition history lists, in chronological order, detailed information about both Pollock’s solo and group exhibitions, including venue, title of exhibition, date, traveling itinerary, and for some entries, work(s) exhibited. If the exhibition was accompanied by an exhibition catalogue, brochure, pamphlet, checklist, and/or announcement card, that information is given in brackets. Where known, exhibition reviews are listed in chronological order following their corresponding exhibition up to 1958, two years after Pollock’s death and the date a major Pollock show finished touring Europe, and then are given for select exhibitions after that date. The exhibition reviews are also listed alphabetically by author’s last name in Articles. Those exhibitions that were accompanied by a substantive, scholarly catalogue are indicated with an asterisk (*). how to search


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Ferargil Gallery, New York. Group Show. December 1934. Sale exhibition in the basement organized by Rita Benton; Pollock assisted. Pollock exhibited ceramics.

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Brooklyn Museum, New York. Eighth Exhibition of Watercolors, Pastels, and Drawings by American and French Artists. February 1–28, 1935. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Threshers.

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Temporary Galleries of the Municipal Art Committee, New York. 18th Exhibition. February 3–21, 1937. Exhibited Cotton Pickers.

Works Progress Administration Federal Art Gallery, New York. Watercolors and Drawings. October 12–30, 1937. Exhibition part of the Federal Art Project of the Works Progress Administration. Opening exhibition at is new quarters, 225 W. 57 Street.

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McMillen Inc., New York. American and French Paintings. January 20–February 6, 1942. [Pamphlet.] Organized by John Graham; included Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Lee Krasner, Walt Kuhn, Braque, Bonnard, Matisse, Modigliani, Picasso, and others. Pollock exhibited Birth.

Review:

L[ane], J[ames]. "The Passing Shows." Art News (New York) 40, no. 19 (January 15–31, 1942): 29.

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Artists for Victory: An Exhibition of Contemporary American Art. December 7, 1942–January 22, 1943. [Catalogue.] Exhibited The Flame.

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Art of This Century, New York. Exhibition of Collage. April 16–May 15, 1943. Exhibited Collage (now lost).

Reviews:

Connolly, Jean. The Nation (New York) 156, no. 18 (May 1, 1943): 643–44.

Jewell, Edward Alden. "Briefer Mention." New York Times, November 14, 1943, sec. 2, p. 6.

Art of This Century, New York. Spring Salon for Young Artists (Under 35 Years Old). May 18–June 26, 1943. [Brochure.] Exhibited Stenographic Figure.

Reviews:

Coates, Robert M. "The Art Galleries: From Moscow to Harlem" New Yorker 19 (May 29, 1943): 49.

Connolly, Jean. "Art: Spring Salon for Young Artists." The Nation (New York), 156, no. 22 (May 29, 1943): 786.

Jewell, Edward Alden. " Local Shows." New York Times, May 23, 1943, sec. 2, p. 10.

Art of This Century, New York. First Exhibition: Jackson Pollock, Paintings and Drawings. November 9–27, 1943. [Brochure with text by James Johnson Sweeney.] Exhibited Male and Female, The Guardians of the Secret, The She-Wolf, The Moon-Woman, The Moon-Woman Cuts the Circle, The Mad Moon-Woman, Stenographic Figure, Conflict, The Magic Mirror, 6 Untitled, and gouaches and drawings.

Reviews:

"Young Man From Wyoming." Art Digest (New York) 18, no. 3 (November 1, 1943): 11.

McB., H.[McBride, Henry]. Review. Sun (New York), November 12, 1943.

Jewell, Edward Alden. Review. New York Times, November 14, 1943, sec. 2, p. 6.

Riley, Maude. "Fifty-Seventh Street in Review." Art Digest (New York) 18, no. 4 (November 15, 1943): 18.

"Jackson Pollock at Art of this Century...." Art News (New York) 42, no. 13 (November 15–30, 1943): 23.

Coates, Robert M. "The Art Galleries: Situation Well in Hand." New Yorker 19 (November 20, 1943): 95–98.

Greenberg, Clement. "Art." The Nation (New York) 157, no. 22 (November 27, 1943): 621.

Motherwell, Robert. "Painters’ Objects." Partisan Review (New York) 11, no. 1 (winter 1944): 93–97.

Art of This Century, New York. Natural, Insane, Surrealist Art. November 30–December 31, 1943. Exhibited a drawing.

Reviews:

Devree, Howard. "A Reviewer’s Notes." New York Times, December 5, 1943, sec. 2, p. 11.

R[iley], M[aude]. "Degree of Sanity." Art Digest (New York) 18, no 6 (December 15, 1943): 17.

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Twelve Contemporary Painters. Exhibition organized by the Department of Circulating Exhibitions, The Museum of Modern Art, New York. February 1944–May 1945. Traveled: Brown University, Providence, R.I., February 3–24, 1944; Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., March 4–25; Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, N.Y., April 3–24; University of Texas, Austin, May 8–29; Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, June 11–July 2; San Francisco Museum of Art, July 19–August 13; University of Oregon, Eugene, October 6–27; Pomona College, Claremont, Calif., November 10–December 1; Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, January 19–February 9, 1945; Society of Liberal Arts, Joslyn Memorial Museum, Omaha, Neb., February 23–March 16; Hamline University, St. Paul, Minn., March 26–April 16; Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich., April 26–May 17. Exhibited The Moon-Woman Cuts the Circle, The She-Wolf.

Cincinnati Art Museum. Abstract and Surrealist Art in the United States. February 8–March 12, 1944. Traveled: Denver Art Museum (March 26–April 23, 1944); Seattle Art Museum (May 7–June 10, 1944); Santa Barbara Museum of Art (June–July 1944); San Francisco Museum of Art (July 1944). [Catalogue published by the San Francisco Museum of Art, Jan 1944.] Exhibited Guardians of the Secret.

Art of This Century, New York. First Exhibition in America of [20 Paintings]. April 11–30, 1944. [Pamphlet.] Exhibited Pasiphaë.

Reviews:

Sweeney, James Johnson. "Five American Painters." Harper’s Bazaar (New York) no. 2788 (April 1944): 77, 122–24.

Jewell, Edgar Alden. "Art–Auctions." New York Times, April 16, 1944, sec. 2, p. 7.

Riley, Maude. "Fifty-Seventh Street in Review." Art Digest (New York) 18, no. 15 (May 1, 1944): 18.

Art of This Century, New York. Spring Salon for Abstract and Surrealist Artists (Under Forty). May 2–June 3, 1944.

Reviews:

"Calling Young Realists." Art Digest (New York) 18, no. 13 (April 1, 1944): 26. Jewell, Edward Alden. "Peggy Guggenheim Opens Art Show: Work of 24 Young Artists is displayed in Spring Salon—Nearly All Abstract." New York Times, May 10, 1944, sec. 2, p. 15

Riley, Maude. "Rejected Youth." Art Digest (New York) 18, no. 16 (May 15, 1944): 15.

Greenberg, Clement "Art." The Nation (New York) 158, no. 22 (May 27, 1944): 634.

Guggenheim, Peggy. "The Readers Comment: A Question of Age." Art Digest (New York) 18, no. 17 (June 1, 1994): 4. A reply to Riley’s "Rejected Youth" article.

The Pinacotheca, New York. Group Exhibition. May 9–27, 1944. Exhibited Male and Female. Exhibition includes de Kooning, Byron Browne, George Morris.

Mortimer Brandt Gallery, New York. Abstract and Surrealist Art in America. November 29, 1944–December 30, 1944. [Pamphlet.] A selection from the traveling exhibition organized by Sidney Janis for San Francisco Museum of Art. Exhibited The Mad Moon-Woman.

Art of This Century, New York. Christmas Suggestions. December 12, 1944–January 6, 1945.

Reviews:

"Bargains in Beauty." Art Digest (New York) 19 (December 15, 1944): 22.

Jewell, Edward Alden. "A Drawing Survey." New York Times, December 17, 1944, sec. 2, p. 4.

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The David Porter Gallery, Washington D.C. Personal Statement: Painting Prophecy, 1950. February 1945. [Catalogue with foreword by David Porter and personal statements by the artists; Pollock’s is an excerpt from Arts and Architecture, February 1944, p. 14.]

The Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago. Jackson Pollock. March 5–31, 1945. [Catalogue reprints James Johnson Sweeney essay from 1943 Art of This Century catalogue.] Selection of these works travel to San Francisco Museum of Art, August 7–26, 1945. Exhibited The Moon-Woman, The Guardians of the Secret, Search for a Sumbol, Stenographic Figure, Wounded Animal, Pasiphaë, The Mad Moon-Woman, Male and Female, The Magic Mirror, 8 untitled paintings, and drawings.

Reviews:

Jewett, Eleanor. "Contrast Sharp in Art Club’s New Exhibits." Chicago Daily Tribune, March 6, 1945.

Frankenstein, Alfred. "Some Young Americans Prophesy on a Prophesy." San Francisco Chronicle, August 12, 1945, "This World" sec., p. 8. Review of the San Francisco installation of this exhibition.

Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati. The Critics’ Choice of Contemporary American Painting. 49th Annual. March 10–April 8, 1945. [Catalogue.] Clement Greenberg selects Pollock’s Gothic.

Art of This Century, New York. Jackson Pollock. March 19–April 14, 1945. [Catalogue with checklist.] Exhibited Horizontal on Black, Square on Black, The Toten-Lesson I, The Totem-Lesson II, The Night Dancer, The First Dream, Portrait of H.M., Night Ceremony, Night Mist, Two, There Were Seven in Eight, Night Magic, Image, and gouaches and drawings.

Reviews:

Howard Devree, "Among The New Exhibitions." New York Times, March 25, 1945, sec. 2, p. x8.

Riley, Maude. "Jackson Pollock." Art Digest (New York) 19, no. 13 (April 1, 1945): 59.

"The Passing Shows." Art News (New York) 44 no. 4 (April 1–14, 1945): 6.

Greenberg, Clement. "Art." The Nation (New York) 160, no. 14 (April 7, 1945): 396–98.

Tyler, Parker. "Nature and Madness Among the Younger Painters." View (New York) V, no. 2 (May 1945): 30–31.

Farber, Manny. "Jackson Pollock." The New Republic (Washington, D.C.) 112, no. 6 (June 25, 1945): 871–72.

67 Gallery, New York. A Problem For Critics [Challenge to the Critic]. May 14–July 7, 1945. Organized by Howard Putzel.

Reviews:

Maude Riley. "Insufficient Evidence." Art Digest (New York) 19, no. 17 (June 1, 1945): 12.

Jewell, Edward Alden. "Toward Abstract, or Away." New York Times, July 1, 1945, sec. 2, p. 2.

California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco. Contemporary American Painting. May 17–June 17, 1945. [Catalogue.] Exhibition organized by Jermayne MacAgy with the assistance of Daniel Catton Rich. Exhibited The Magic Mirror.

Art of This Century, New York. Autumn Salon. October 6, 1945 [Pamphlet listing names of artists.]

Art of This Century, New York. Christmas Exhibition of Gouaches. December 11–29, 1945. [Announcement card.]

Review:

D[evree], H[oward]. "For Christmas Shoppers." New York Times, December 16, 1945, sec. 2, p.4

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Art of This Century, New York. Jackson Pollock. April 2–20, 1946. [Pamphlet.] Exhibited Circumcision, Water Figure, The Troubled Queen, The Little King, The Child Proceeds, The White Angel, An Ace in the Hole, Direction, Moon Vessel, High Priestess, Once Upon a Time, and 8 temperas.

Reviews:

Greenberg, Clement. "Art." The Nation (New York) 162, no. 15 (April 13, 1946): 444–45.

Wolf, Ben. "By the Shores of Virtuosity." Art Digest (New York) 20, no. 14 (April 15, 1946): 16.

"Reviews & Previews: Jackson Pollock." Art News (New York) 45, no. 3 (May 1946): 63.

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs. New Accessions U.S.A. June 22–September 12, 1946.

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting. December 10, 1946–January 16, 1947. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Two.

Review:

Greenberg, Clement. "Art." The Nation (New York) 163, no. 26 (December 28, 1946): 767.

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Art of This Century, New York. Jackson Pollock. January 14–February 1, 1947. Exhibited Croaking Movement, Shimmering Substance, Eyes in the Heat, Earth Worms, The Blue Unconscious, Something of the Past, The Dancers, The Water Bull, Yellow Triangle, Bird Effort, Gray Center, The Key, Constellation, The Tea Cup, Magic Light, Mural. [Catalogue, with two paragraph preface by N. M. Davis.]

Reviews:

W., B. "Non-objectives by Pollock." Art Digest (New York) 21, no. 8 (January 15, 1947): 21.

Greenberg, Clement. "Art." The Nation (New York) 164, no. 5 (February 1, 1947): 137–39.

"Reviews & Previews: Jackson Pollock." Art News (New York) 45, no. 12 (February 1947): 45.

The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Large-Scale Modern Paintings. April 1–May 4, 1947. [Catalogue with checklist.] Exhibited Mural.

Reviews:

Jewell, Edward Alden. "Unusual Art Show Opens at Museum." New York Times, April 2, 1947, p. 34.

Burrows, Carlyle. "Art of the Week: A Deluge Of Displays, Mainly Modern." New York Herald Tribune, April 6, 1947.

Art Institute of Chicago. The Fifty-Eighth Annual Exhibition of American Painting and Sculpture: Abstract and Surrealist American Art. November 6, 1947–January 11, 1948. [Catalogue.] Exhibited The Key.

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting. December 6, 1947–January 25, 1948. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Galaxy.

Greenberg, Clement. "Art." The Nation (New York) 166, no. 2 (January 10, 1948): 515.

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Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Sculptures, Watercolors and Drawings. January 31–March 21, 1948. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Dancing Forms.

Betty Parsons Gallery, New York. Jackson Pollock: Recent Paintings. January 5–23, 1948. Exhibited Enchanted Forest, Cathedral, Lucifer, Vortex, Phosphorescense, Unfounded, Gothic, Shooting Star, Sea Change, Full Fathom Five, Comet, Magic Lantern, Watery Paths, Prism, The Nest, Alchemy, Reflections of the Big Dipper.

Reviews:

L[ansford], A[lonzo]. "Fifty-Seventh Street in Review: Automatic Pollock." Art Digest (New York) 22, no. 8 (January 15, 1948): 19.

Coates, Robert M. "The Art Galleries: Edward Hopper and Jackson Pollock." New Yorker 23 (January 17, 1948): 56–57.

Greenberg, Clement. "Art." The Nation (New York) 166, no. 4 (January 24, 1948): 107–08.

"Reviews and Previews: Jackson Pollock." Art News (New York) 46, no. 12 (February 1948): 58–59.

"Fifty-Seventh Street." Vogue (New York) 111, no. 6 (April 1, 1948): 142–43, 172. Article reproduces Pollock’s Reflection of the Big Dipper.

San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco. Group Show. April 8–10, 1948.

Venice, 24th Biennale. XXIVe Biennale: The Peggy Guggenheim Collection. May 29–September 30, 1948. Pollock exhibited six works. [Catalogue.] Traveled: Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, February 19–March 10, 1949; Palazzo Reale, Milan, June 1949 (under auspices of L’Associazone Artisti Italiani). [Catalogue, with foreword by Francesco Flora.] Traveling exhibition of Peggy Guggenheim’s collection. [Additional brochure.] Exhibited Eyes in the Heat, The Moon-Woman, Two, Circumcision, Drawing, Don Quixote.

State University of Iowa, Iowa City. Fourth Summer Show of Contemporary Art. June 1–July 31, 1948.

Art Institute of Chicago. The Fifty-Ninth Annual American Exhibition: Watercolors and Drawings. November 4, 1948–January 2, 1949. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Red and Blue.

California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco. Third Annual Exhibition of Painting. December 1, 1948–January 16, 1949. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Cathedral.

The Museum of Modern Art, New York. American Paintings from the Museum Collection. December 21, 1948–March 13, 1949. [Pamphlet.] Exhibited The She-Wolf.

Review:

Devree, Howard. "Today’s Americans." New York Times, December 26, 1948, sec. 2, p. 11.

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Betty Parsons Gallery, New York. Jackson Pollock: Recent Paintings. January 24–February 12, 1949. Exhibited 26 Works numbered 1 to 26, all 1948, some with descriptive titles.

Reviews:

Genauer, Emily. "This Week in Art." New York World-Telegram (New York) 81, no. 185 (February 7, 1949): 19.

"Words." Time (New York) 53, no. 6 (February 7, 1949): 51.

Greenberg, Clement. "Art." The Nation (New York) 168, no. 9 (February 19, 1949): 221–22.

Hunter, Sam. "Among the New Shows." New York Times, January 30, 1949, p. 9.

K[aufmann], E[dgar]. "Review and Previews: Jackson Pollock." Art News (New York) 48, no. 1 (March 1949): 44.

University of Illinois, Urbana. Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting. February 27–April 3, 1949. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Galaxy.

Guild Hall, East Hampton, New York. Seventeen Artists. July 7–26, 1949.

The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Sculpture by Painters. August 3–October 5, 1949. Exhibition organized by Jane Sabersky. Circulated by The Museum of Modern Art, Department of Circulating Exhibitions, New York.. Traveled: Lawrence Art Museum, Williams College, Williamstown, Mass., November 21–December 21, 1949; University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, December 26, 1949–January 16, 1950; University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, January 30–February 20, 1950; Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., March 6–27, 1950; Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, April 10–May 1, 1950; J. B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Ky., May 15–June 5, 1950; Duke University, Durham, N.C., October 18–November 8, 1950; Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, November 22–December 13, 1950; Newcomb College, Tulane University, New Orleans, La., January 2–23, 1951; Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, Conn., February 6–27, 1951; Evansville Public Museum, Evansville, Ind., March 13–April 3, 1951; Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, April 17–May 2, 1959.

Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York. First Annual Exhibition of Professional Artists of Eastern Long Island. August 20–September 11, 1949.

Samuel Kootz Gallery, New York. The Intrasubjectives. September 14–October 3, 1949. [Brochure.]

Sidney Janis Gallery, New York. Man and Wife. September 19–October 8, 1949. Exhibited Totem No. 3, 1949 (retitled Number 10, 1949).

Review:

M[unson], G[retchen] T. "Reviews and Previews: Man and Wife." Art News (New York) 48, no. 6 (October 1949): 45.

The Art Gallery of Toronto. Contemporary Painting from Great Britain, The United States and France with Sculpture from the United States. November–December 1949. Exhibited Cathedral.

Betty Parsons Gallery, New York. Solo Show and Murals in Modern Architecture: A Theatrical Exercise Using Jackson Pollock’s Paintings and Sculpture. Organized and concept by Peter Blake. November 21–December 10, 1949. [Announcement card.]

Exhibited 34 oils on paper and canvas, all 1949, titled 1–35 (with no number 6). Also included a model of a museum of Pollock’s paintings designed by Peter Blake.

Reviews:

Preston, Stuart. "Abstract Quartet." New York Times, November 29, 1949, sec. 2, p. x12.

R[obinson], A[my]. "Reviews and Previews: Jackson Pollock." Art News (New York) 48, no. 8 (December 1949): 43.

Krasne, Belle. " Pollack’s Freedom." Art Digest (New York) 24, no. 5 (December 1, 1949): 15.

Coates, Robert M. "The Art Galleries: Persia, 2000 B.C. to the Present" New Yorker 25 (December 3, 1949): 92.

Drexler, Arthur. "Unframed Space, a Museum for Jackson Pollock Painting." Interiors CIX, no. 6 (January 1950): 90.

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting. December 16, 1949–February 5, 1950. [Catalogue.] Pollock exhibited Number 14, 1949.

Reviews:

"Handful of Fire," Time 54, no. 26 (December 26, 1949): 26.

Review. The Saturday Review (New York), 1950.

McBride, Henry. "Abstract Painting: The Whitney Museum Annual is Completely Inundated With It." Sun (New York) 117, no. 96 (December 23, 1949): 13.

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Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan. Little Show of Works in Progress. February 20–March 24, 1950. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Number 26A, 1948 and Number 31, 1949.

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut. 35 American Painters of Today. February 22–March 19, 1950.

Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland. The Sadie A. May Collection of Modern Paintings and Sculpture. March 1950.

The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Recent Acquisitions. March 28–May 7, 1950. [Pamphlet.]

Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, New York. Purchase Exhibition. April 30–May 21, 1950.

25th Biennale, Venice. XXVe Biennale di Venezia. American Pavilion. June 8–October 15, 1950. [Catalogue, with essay by Alfred H. Barr, Jr., titled "Gorky, Pollock, de Kooning." (Venice: Alfieri Editore Venezia, 1950).] Exhibited Number 1, 1948, Number 12, 1949, Number 23, 1949.

Reviews:

Genauer, Emily. "Art and Artists: American Selection For Venice Show; Does It Represent Us As It Should?" New York Herald Tribune, May 28, 1950, sec. 5, p. 5.

"7 Americans Open in Venice." Art News (New York) 49, no. 4 (summer 1950): 20–21.

Cooper, Douglas. "The Biennale Exhibition in Venice," Listener (London) 44, no. 1119 (July 6, 1950): 12–14.

"Americans Abroad." Time (New York) 56, no. 8 (August 21, 1950): 49.

Sylvester, David." The Venice Biennale." Nation 171, no. 11 (September 9, 1950): 232–33.

Louchheim, Aline B. "Americans in Italy: Biennale Representation Raises Many Issues." New York Times, September 10, 1950, sec. 2, p. x8.

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam. Amerika Schildert. June 16–September 11, 1950. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Number 11, 1948, Number 12, 1948 (Number 31, 1949 withdrawn mid-tour and substitued by Number 12).

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Post-war American Painting. June 28–August 28, 1950.

Guild Hall, East Hampton, New York. 10 East Hampton Abstractionists. July 1–20, 1950.

Museo Correr in Piazza San Marco, Sala Napoleonica, Venice. Jackson Pollock. July 22–August 15, 1950. Selection of works traveled: Galleria d’Arte del Naviglio, Milan, October 21–November 1950. Exhibited a 1942 drawing, The Moon-Woman, Two, Don Quixote, Circumcision, bird Effort, Direction, The Water Bull, The Dancers, Sounds in the grass [Croaking Movement, Eyes in the Heat, Full fathom Five, Enchanted Froest, Vortex, Magic Lantern, Prism, Alchemy, Reflections of the Big Dipper, Earth Worms, Sea Change, Number 16, 1949, 2 gouaches (1946).

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota. 5th Walker Biennial of American Painting. October 15–December 10, 1950.

Sidney Janis Gallery, New York. Young Painters in U.S. & France. October 23–November 11, 1950. [Press release and announcement card.] Exhibition organized by Leo Castelli. Pollock exhibited Number 8, 1950.

Review:

Coates, Robert M. "Assorted Abstractions." New Yorker 26 (November 4, 1950): 116–19.

Calligraphic and Geometric, Two Linear Tendencies in Recent American Painting. Exhibition circulated by The Museum of Modern Art, Department of Circulating Exhibitions, New York. October 1950–May 1954. Traveled: Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, N.Y., October 30–November 20, 1950; Art Museum of New Britain Institute, New Britain, Conn., December 4–25, 1950; North Dakota Agricultural College, Fargo, January 8–29, 1951; MacMurray College for Women, Jacksonville, Ill., February 12–March 5, 1951; Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, March 19–April 9, 1951; University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, November 5–26, 1951; Michigan State College, East Lansing, January 3–24, 1952; Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., February 7–28, 1952; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, March 13–April 3, 1952; Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, April 17–May 8, 1952; Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Tex, June 2–23, 1952: Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Mass. (September 22–October 12, 1952); Binghamton Museum of Fine Arts, Binghamton, N.Y., October 26–November 16, 1952; Carleton College, Northfield, Minn., December 1–22, 1952; Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, January 4–25, 1953; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, February 8–March 1, 1953; University of Oklahoma, Norman, March 14–April 4, 1953; The Parthenon, Nashville, Tenn., April 19–May 8, 1953; Chattanooga Art Association, Hunter Gallery of Art, Chattanooga, Tenn., May 22–June 12, 1953; Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., October 20–November 10, 1953; College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va., November 24–December 14, 1953; Willard Straight Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., December 28–January 18, 1953; State University of New York, Teachers College, Oswego, N.Y., February 1–22, 1954; Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, N.H., March 8–29, 1954; Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Mass., April 12–May 2, 1954.

Reviews:

"Hathorn Studio Exhibits Canvases by U.S Artists." Saratogian (Saratoga, N.Y.), November 8, 1950.

"2 Art Types Exhibited." Journal Constitution (Atlanta), April 20, 1952.

Smith, Wayne, C. "Art." Republican (Springfield, Ill.), October 5, 1952.

"Contemporary Paintings at Museum of Fine Arts" Sun (Binghamton, N.Y.), November 5, 1952.

"Paintings of 22 American Artists on Exhibit in City." Daily Bulletin (Endicott, N.Y.), November 8, 1952.

Treanor, Aline Jean. "Exhibitions Call for the Grand Tour and Stopovers." Blade (Toledo), January 11, 1953.

"Art in Review: Parthenon Sets Abstract Show Sunday." Banner (Nashville), April 11, 1953.

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting. November 10–December 31, 1950. Exhibited Number 3, 1950.

Review:

Soby, James Thrall. "The Fine Arts: What’s New & Renewed." Saturday Review (New York) 33, no. 48 (December 2, 1950): 74.

California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco. 4th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting. November 25, 1950–January 1, 1951.

Betty Parsons Gallery, New York. Jackson Pollock. November 28–December 16, 1950. Exhibited 32 paintings, all 1950, 1–32. (Number 30, 1950… Autumn Rhythm and One: Number 31, 1950).

Reviews:

C., R. Art News (New York) December 1950.

G[oodnough], R[obert]. "Reviews and Previews." Art News (New York) 49, no. 8 (December 1950): 47.

Tannenbaum, Libby. "Notes at Mid-Century." Magazine of Art (Washington, D.C.) 43, no. 8 (December 1950): 289–92.

Burton, Hal. "Jackson Pollock: He Paints as He Pleases." Newsday (New York), December 1, 1950, p. 49.

Krasne, Belle. "Jackson Pollock." Art Digest (New York) 25, no. 5 (December 1, 1950): 16.

Devree, Howard. "Artists of Today: One Man Shows Include Recent Paintings by Jackson Pollock and Mark Tobey." New York Times, December 3, 1950, sec. 2, p. 9.

Coates, Robert M. "The Art Galleries: Extremists." New Yorker (New York) 26 (December 9, 1950): 109–11.

F., A. M. "The Year’s Best: 1950." Art News (New York) 49, no. 9 (January 1951): 42–43, 58.

Goodnough, Robert, with photographs by Hans Namuth. "Pollock Paints a Picture." Art News (New York) 50, no. 3 (May 1951): 38–41, 60–61.

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Frank Perls Gallery, Beverly Hills, California. Seventeen Modern American Painters: The New York School. January 11–February 7, 1951.

Review:

Sorzano, Margo. "Seventeen American Painters." Arts and Architecture (Los Angeles) 68, no. 1 (January 1951): 28, 42.

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam. Surrealism + Abstractie–keuze uit de verzameling Peggy Guggenheim. January 19–February 26, 1951. Traveled: Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, March 3–28, 1951; Kunsthaus, Zurich, April 15–May 15, 1951. [Catalogue.]

The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Abstract Painting and Sculpture in America. January 23–March 25, 1951. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Number 1A, 1948.

Reviews:

Hess, Thomas B. "Is Abstraction un-American?" Art News (New York) 40, no. 10 (February 1951): 38–41.

Soby, James Thrall. "The Fine Arts: Bellicose Fish and a Steady Pulse." The Saturday Review (Washington, D.C.) 34, no. 5 (February 3, 1951): 28.

Farber, Manny. "Art."The Nation (New York) 172, no. 7 (February 17, 1951): 152–153.

Ueno Art Gallery, Tokyo. 3rd Tokyo Independent Art Exhibition. February 27–March 18, 1951. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Number 7, 1950 and Number 11, 1949.

University of Illinois, Urbana. Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting. March 4–April 15, 1951.

Galerie Nina Dausset, Paris. Véhémences confrontées. March 8–31, 1951. Organized by Michel Tapié. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Number 8, 1950.

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Sculpture, Watercolors, Drawings. March 17–May 6, 1951. [Catalogue.] Exhibited a watercolor, Number 1, 1951.

Reviews:

McBride, Henry. "Not Bad for These Times." Art News (New York) 50, no. 2 (April 1951): 38–39.

Seuphor, Michel. "Paris-New York 1951." Art d’aujourd’hui (Paris) 1–2, no. 6 (June 1951): 4–15.

Peridot Gallery, New York. Sculpture by Painters. March 27–April 21, 1951. [Pamphlet.]

Reviews:

H., B. "Sculpture by Painters." Art News (New York) 50, no. 2 (April 1951): 47.

Burrows, Carlyle. "Final Works by Beckmann and a Group of Americans," New York Herald Tribune, April 8, 1951, sec. 4, p. 8.

K[rasne], B[elle]. "Painters Go Third Dimension." Art Digest (New York) 25, no. 14 (April 15, 1951): 214–27.

Art Institute of Chicago. 11th Annual Exhibition of the Society for Contemporary American Art. April 11–May 6, 1951.

Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Mass. Contemporary Art. April 12–June 7, 1951.

Brooklyn Museum, New York. International Watercolor Exhibition, Sixteenth Biennial. May 9–June 24, 1951. [Catalogue.] Exhibited a watercolor, No. 3, 1951.

Albright–Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo. Some Contemporary Painters. May 18–June 10, 1951.

60 East 9th Street, New York. 9th Street Show. May 21–June 10, 1951. Exhibited Number 1, 1949.

Los Angeles County Museum. Contemporary Painting in the United States. June 2–July 22, 1951. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Number 15, 1950.

University of Minnesota, University Gallery, Minneapolis. 40 American Painters 1940–1950. June 4–August 30, 1951. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Number 22A, 1948 and Number 12, 1950.

Hilltop Theatre Art Room, Lutherville (Maryland). June 26–July 8, 1951. Exhibited Number 4, 1948, Number 11, 1948, Number 4, 1950, Number 6, 1950, Number 9, 1950, Number 11, 1950, Number 17, 1950, Number 19, 1950, Number 23, 1950, Number 24, 1950, Number 2, 1951, and a watercolor.

Museum für Völkerkunde, West Berlin. September 6–30, 1951. Exhibited Number 9, 1950, Number 2, 1951.

Museu de Arte Moderna, São Paulo. 1st Bienal. October–December 1951. [Catalogue.]

The Arts Club of Chicago. Ben Shahn, Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock. October 2–27, 1951. [Catalogue.]

Art Institute of Chicago. 60th Annual American Exhibition: Paintings and Sculpture. October 25—December 16, 1951. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Number 3, 1949.

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting. November 8, 1951–January 6, 1952. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Number 2, 1951.

McBride, Henry. "All Quiet on the Whitney Front." Art News (New York) 50, no. 8, (December 1951): 19–20, 67.

Brooklyn Museum, New York. Revolution and Tradition. November 15, 1951–January 6, 1952. [Catalogue.]

Betty Parsons Gallery, New York. Jackson Pollock. November 26–December 15, 1951. [Catalogue, with two-page introduction by Alfonso Ossorio.] Exhibited Number 3, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 23, 24, 25, and watercolors and drawings, all from 1951.

Reviews:

Porter, Fairfield. "Reviews and Previews." Art News (New York) 50, no. 8 (December 1951): 48.

Devree, Howard. "By Contemporaries: Group and One-Man Shows of Sculpture And Painting Are Varied and Vital—From the Left." New York Times, December 2, 1951, sec. 2, p. x11.

Fitzsimmons, James. "Jackson Pollock," Art Digest (New York) 26, no. 6 (December 15, 1951): 19.

Kreider, Stanton. "Gallery Previews." Pictures on Exhibit 13, no. 4 (January 1952): 24.

Greenberg, Clement. "Art Chronicle: ‘Feeling Is All.’" Partisan Review (New York) 19, no. 1 (January–February 1952): 97–102.

Sidney Janis Gallery, New York. American Vanguard Art for Paris Exhibition. December 26, 1951–January 5, 1952. Traveled to Galerie de France, Paris, as Regards sur la peinture américaine, February–March 15, 1952. Exhibition conceived by the Galerie de France, Paris, and organized with the help of Leo Castelli. Pollock exhibited Number 9, 1949 and Number 9, 1951.

Reviews:

Mellquist, Jerome. "Les Courants de la peinture américaine: À propos d’une exposition á la Galerie de France." Les Arts plastiques (Brussels) no. 4 (January–February 1952): 271–78.

"Abstractions for export." Time (New York) (February 11, 1952): 71.

"La Peinture américaine d’avant-garde exposée à Paris." Les Lettres françaises (Paris) (February 28, 1952).

Boudaille, Georges. "Exhibitions: 20 Peintres américains d’avant-garde." Arts (Paris) no. 348 (February 29, 1952): 5

Marester, Guy. "Artistes américains d’aujourd’hui (II)—vingt peintres à la Galerie de France." Combat (Paris), March 4, 1952, p. 7.

G[aly]-C[harles], H[enry]. "Pollock." Journal de l’amateur d’art (Paris) 87 (March 14, 1952): 13.

Estiennes, Charles. L’Observateur, March 29, 1952.

Zervos, Christian. "Regards sur la peinture américaine." Cahiers d’art (Paris) 27, no. 1 (July 1952): 97.

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Wildenstein Galleries, New York. 20th Century American Paintings. February 21–March 22, 1952.

Studio Paul Facchetti, Paris. Jackson Pollock 1948–1951. March 7–31, 1952. [Catalogue, with essay by Michel Tapié and revised version of Ossorio’s essay from Betty Parsons Gallery, November 26–December 15, 1951.] Exhibited Painting 1948, Number 17, 1949, Number 3, 1950, Number 5, 1950, Number 14, 1950, Number 16, 1950, Number 8, 1951, Number 19, 1951, Number 23, 1951.

Reviews:

Marester, Guy. "Aspects de la peinture d’avant-garde." Combat (Paris), March 18, 1952, p. 7.

Barotte, René. "American Painters." L’Intransigeant (Paris) (March 6, 1952): 7.

Descargues, Pierre. "Pollock." Les Lettres françaises (Paris) no. 406 (March 20, 1952).

G., C. "Jackson Pollock." Arts (Paris) no. 351 (March 21, 1952): 2.

Facchetti, Jeanne and Paul. Interviewed by Daniel Abadie, March 26, 1981 (excerpted in Pompidou 297).

Vrinat, Robert. "Triptyque." L’Age nouveau (Paris) 73 (May 1952): 89–91.

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Sculpture, Watercolors and Drawings. March 13–May 4, 1952. [Catalogue.] Exhibited a watercolor, Number 7, 1951.

Review:

Faison, S. Lane, Jr.,. "Art." The Nation (New York) 174, no. 15 (April 12, 1952): 354–55.

Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Burlington. Modern Art. April 8–April 30, 1952. Exhibited Number 12, 1950.

The Museum of Modern Art, New York. 15 Americans. April 9–July 27, 1952. [Catalogue, with foreword by Dorothy C. Miller; Alfonso Ossorio writes the commentary on Pollock’s work.] Exhibited Number 5, 1948, Number 2, 1949, Number 7, 1950, Number 28, 1950, Number 29, 1950, Number 30, 1950: Autumn Rhythm, Number 3, 1951, Number 22, 1951.

Metropolitan Art Gallery, Tokyo. First International Art Exhibition. May 22–June 14, 1952. Exhibited Number 21, 1951.

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture, Collection of Mr. & Mrs. Roy R. Neuberger. May 24–August 10, 1952. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Number 8, 1949.

Studio Paul Facchetti, Paris. Signifiants de l’informel. June 1952.

Guild Hall, East Hampton, New York. What Businessmen Collect. July 3–22, 1952. [Pamphlet.] Exhibited Number 23, 1948.

Art Gallery, Toronto. Canadian National Exhibition. August 22–September 6, 1952. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Number 12, 1949.

Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh. The 1952 Pittsburgh International Exhibition of Contemporary Painting. October 16–December 14, 1952. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Number 27, 1951.

Sidney Janis Gallery, New York. Jackson Pollock. November 10–November 29, 1952. Exhibited 12 paintings, all 1952, Number 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 [Convergence], 11 [Blue Poles], 12.

Reviews:

Fitzsimmons, James. "Fifty-Seventh Street in Review: Jackson Pollock." Art Digest (New York) 27, no. 4 (November 15, 1952): 17.

Burrows, Carlyle. "Art Review: Modern Work, Linear Abstract and Real." New York Herald Tribune, November 16, 1952, sec. 4, p. 8.

Devree, Howard. "Ingres to Pollock," New York Times, November 16, 1952, sec. 2, p. 9.

Adlow, Dorothy. "Mid–Autumn in 57th Street." Christian Science Monitor (Boston), November 22, 1952, sec. 2, p. 10.

Coates, Robert M. "From Ingres to Pollock." New Yorker (New York) 28 (November 22, 1952): 176–79.

Goodnough, Robert. "Reviews and Previews." Art News (New York) 51, no. 8 (December 1952): 42–43

Faison, S. Lane, Jr. "Art." The Nation (New York) 175, no. 24 (December 13, 1952): 563–64.

"The year’s best: 1952." Art News (New York) 51, no. 9 (January 1953): 42–43.

Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont. A Retrospective Show of the Paintings of Jackson Pollock. November 17–30, 1952. Traveled: Lawrence Art Museum, Williams College, Williamstown, Mass., December 1–21, 1952. [Catalogue, with commentary, by Clement Greenberg.] Exhibited Pasiphaë, The Totem-Lesson II, The Key, Number 2, 1949, Number 9, 1950, Number 30, 1950, Number 2, 1951, Number 25, 1951.

Studio Paul Facchetti, Paris. Un Art autre. December 1952.

Reviews:

Bonalumi, L. "Studio Paul Facchetti." Numero: arte e letteratura (Florence) 4, no. 3 (December 1952): 17–18.

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Institute of Contemporary Arts, London. Opposing Forces. January 29–February 28, 1953.

Reviews:

Newton, Eric. "Round the London Galleries." Listener (London) XLIX, no. 1251 (February 19, 1953): 316.

H[eron], P[atrick]. "Opposing Forces: Paintings by Seven Artists at the I.C.A." New Statesman and Nation (London) XLV, no. 1146 (February 21, 1953): 206.

Melville, Robert. "Exhibitions." Architectural Review (London) 113, no. 676 (April 1953): 73–74.

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Edward W. Root Collection. February 12–April 12, 1953. [Pamphlet.] Exhibited Number 20, 1948.

University of Illinois, Urbana. Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture. March 1–April 12, 1953. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Number 5, 1952.

Baltimore Museum of Art. Abstract Expressionism. March 3–29, 1953. Traveled: The Watkins Gallery, Washington, April 12–May 8, 1953. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Number 9, 1952 and Blue Poles: Number 11, 1952.

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Sculpture, Watercolors and Drawings. April 9–May 29, 1953.

12 Peintres et sculpteurs américains contemporains. Exhibition circulated by The Museum of Modern Art, International Circulating Exhibitions, New York. Organized by Andrew Carnduff Ritchie. April 1953–March 1954. Traveled: Musée national d’art moderne, Paris, April 24–June 8, 1953; Kunsthaus, Zurich, July 25–August 30, 1953; Galerie Kunstsammlungen Der Stadt, Düsseldorf, September 20–October 25; Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm, November 25–December 23; Taidehalle, Helsinki, January 8–24, 1954; Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, February 18–March 7. [Catalogue.] Exhibited The She-Wolf, Number 6, 1952, Number 10, 1952, Number 12, 1952.

Reviews:

Sibert, C. H. "Art social et mondes intérieurs des américains d’aujourd’hui." Arts (Paris) no. 408 (April 24, 1953): 7.

Chastel, André. "Découverte de l’Amérique: neuf peintres et trois sculpteurs du XXe siècle." Le Monde (Paris), April 25, 1953, p. 7.

Martinie, A. H. Parisien libéré (Paris), April 25, 1953.

Château, C. "The exhibition of American art—painting and sculpture—an overview at the Musée d’art moderne." France-Soir (Paris), April 27, 1953.

Warnod, André. "Douze américains au musée d’art moderne." Le Figaro (Paris), April 27, 1953, p. 4.

Elgar, Frank. "12 Américains à Paris." Carrefour (Paris) 10, no. 450 (April 29, 1953): 14.

Besson, George. "Quelques Aspects de l’infantilisme dans l’art americain." Les Lettres françaises (Paris) no. 463 (April 30, 1953): 9.

Tenand, Suzanne. "Sous le ciel de Paris." La Tribune des nations (Paris), April 30, 1953.

de Falgairolle, Adolphe. "12 American painters." Le Provençal (Marseille), May 1, 1953.

Seuphor, Michel. "Paris Letter: American in Town." Art Digest (New York) 27, no. 15 (May 1, 1953): 9–10.

Roger-Marx, Claude. "Cocktail américain au musée d’art moderne." Le Figaro Littéraire (Paris), May 2, 1953, p. 11.

Sens, Marc. "12 American artists at the Musée d’art moderne." L’Homme libre (Paris), May 2, 1953.

Martine, A. H. "Artistes nord-américains á Paris." Le Parisien libéré (Paris), May 3, 1953.

Marester, Guy. "Peintres et sculpteurs américains au Musée d’Art Moderne." Combat (Paris), May 4, 1953, p. 7. "Twelve Americans in Paris." L’Information (Paris), May 4, 1953.

"Twelve Contemporary American Painters and Sculptors." Connaissance des Arts, (Paris) 15 (May 15, 1953): 64.

Champigneulle, Bernard. "American painters and sculptors." France Illustration (Paris) (May 16, 1953).

"Neuf peintres et trois sculpteurs américains." L’Express (Paris) 1, no. 1 (May 16, 1953).

Sentenac, Paul. "Exhibitions of American artists in France." Cette semaine (Paris), May 20, 1953.

Seuphor, Michel. "L’Amérique á Paris." Preuves (Paris) 28 (June 1953): 79–81.

Stahly, F. "Austellung: Pariser Kunstchronik." Werk (Zurich) 40, no. 6 (June 1953): 92–93.

Degand, Leon. "Artistes américains contemporains au Musée d’art moderne de Paris." Art d’aujourd’hui (Paris) 4, no. 5 (July 1953): 15–16.

Neue Zürcher Zeitung, August 1953

Klapheck, [Anna]. Rheinische Post (Düsseldorf), September 23, 1953.

Fisher, Wend. "‘Male mich, John, male mich!’" Die Neue Zeitung (Berlin), October 9, 1953, p. 6.

Brunius, Clas. Expressen, November 24, 1953.

Palmgren, Nib. Aftonbladet, November 24, 1953.

Edwards, Folke. "Made in USA?" Paletten (Gothenburg, Sweden) no. 4 (December 1953): 111–15.

L., B. "12 amerikanska malare och skulptörer på Liljevalchs." Konstrevy (Stockholm) 30, no. 1 (1954): 11–21.

Saarikivi, S. " Kaksitoista amerikkalaista." Helsingin Sanomat (Helsinski), January 15, 1954, p. 13.

Z[weigberck], O[ola]. Hufvudstabsbladet, January 14, 1954.

Sirkka, Anttila. "Amerikan nykytaidetta." Suomen Sosialidemokraatti (Helsinski), January 15, 1954, p. 7

[Saarikivi, S.]. "12 amerikkalaista." Helsingin Sanomat (Helsinski), January 17, 1954, p. 9.

V[ehnas], E. J. Uusi Suomi, January 17, 1954.

"Taidenâyttelyt." Suomen Sosialidemokraatti (Helsinski), January 22, 1954, p. 7

Moele, Ole. Dagbladet, February 20, 1954.

Moe, Henrike Ole. "Amerikansk kunst." Aftenposten (Oslo), February 25, 1954, p. 3.

Kricke, Norbert. "An Exhibition of Contemporary American Art." Art in America (New York) 42, no 4 (December 1954): 303.

Sidney Janis Gallery, New York. Five Years of Janis. September 29–October 31, 1953. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Number 12, 1952.

Museum of the Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. First Biennial Exhibition of American Painting and Sculpture. October 2–November 1, 1953. Exhibited Phosphorescence.

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting. October 15–December 6, 1953. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Number 5, 1952.

The Embellished Surface. Exhibition organized by The Museum of Modern Art. October 26, 1953–May 4, 1955. Traveled: McMurray College, Jacksonville, Ill., October 26–November 23, 1953; Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, N.H., January 4–25, 1954; Museum of Art, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, February 8–March 1; Lamont Gallery, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, N.H., April 19–May 9; Mt. Holyoke College, South Hadley, Mass., October 4–25; Newcomb College, Tulane University, New Orleans, La., January 1–22, 1955; Michigan State College, East Lansing, February 9–March 2; University of Connecticut, Storrs, April 14–May 4.

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Sidney Janis Gallery, New York. 9 American Painters Today. January 4–23, 1954. Exhibited Blue Poles.

Reviews:

Devree, Howard. "Vitalising Display: The Metropolitan Rearranges Galleries of European Paintings." New York Times, January 10, 1954, p. x10.

Krasne, Belle. "Nine American Painters, Nine American Worlds." Art Digest (New York) 29, no. 4 (November 15, 1954): 10–11.

Phoenix Fine Arts Association, Phoenix, Arizona. American Painting. January 18–31, 1954.

Sidney Janis Gallery, New York. Jackson Pollock, New Oils. February 1–27, 1954. Exhibited Ritual, Ocean Greyness, Easter and the Totem, Four Opposites, The Deep, Grayed Rainbow, Sleeping Effort, Portrait and a Dream, Unformed Figure, Moon Vibrations.

Reviews:

Genauer, Emily. "Art and Artists: Reappraisal of the Avant-garde." New York Herald Tribune, February 7, 1954, sec. 4, p. 9.

Crehan, Hubert. "Pollock: A Janus-Headed Show." Art Digest (New York) 28, no. 10 (February 15, 1954): 15.

Coates, Robert M. "The Art Galleries American and International." New Yorker 30 (February 20, 1954): 81–83.

Faison, S. Lane, Jr.. "Art." The Nation (New York) 178, no. 8 (February 20, 1954): 154–56.

Fitzsimmons, James. "Jackson Pollock." Arts and Architecture (Los Angeles) 71, no. 3 (March 1954): 6–7, 30.

M., F. "Gallery Previews in New York." Pictures on Exhibit (New York) 17, no. 6 (March 1954): 22.

Fremantle, Christopher E. "New York Commentary." Studio (London) 147, no. 734 (June 1954): 184–86.

Hess, Thomas B. "Reviews and Previews." Art News (New York) 53, no. 1 (March 1954): 40–41.

Ciudad Universitaria, Caracas, Venezuela. U.S. Representation, Tenth Inter-American Conference. March 1–31, 1954. Organized by The Museum of Modern Art, International Circulating Exhibitions, New York. [Catalogue titled Exposición de la pintura contemporanea en America.] Exhibited Number 1, 1948.

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Sculpture, Watercolors and Drawings. March 17–April 18, 1954. [Catalogue.] Exhibited a drawing, Composition (1951).

Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit. Annual Exhibition for the Friends of Modern Art. April 20–May 16, 1954. Exhibited Four Opposites and Number 5, 1952.

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven. Object and Image in Modern Art and Poetry. April 30–June 14, 1954. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Number 5, 1950.

Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York. Mid-Century Painting, May 13–June 20. Exhibited Full Fathom Five.

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Younger American Painters. May 12–June 25, 1954. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Ocean Greyness. Traveled: Portland Art Museum, Ore., September 2–October 9, 1955; Henry Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, October 16–November 13; San Francisco Museum of Art, November 15, 1955–January 22, 1956; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, February 1–29; University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, March 9–April 10; Isaac Delgado Museum of Art, New Orleans, La., April 15–May 20.

The Museum of Modern Art, New York. XXVth Anniversary Exhibitions: Paintings, October 19, 1954–February 6, 1955. [Masters of Modern Art, ed. Alfred H. Barr, Jr., published on the occasion of the Museum’s Twenty-fifth Anniversary.]

Art Institute of Chicago. 61st American Exhibition: Paintings and Sculpture. October 21–December 5, 1954. [Catalogue.] Exhibited two works: Ocean Greyness and Greyed Rainbow.

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Roy and Maria Neuberger Collection. November 17–December 19, 1954. Traveled: The Arts Club of Chicago, January 4–30, 1955; Art Galleries, University of California, Los Angeles, February 21–March 11; Pasadena Art Museum, California, March 14–April 3; San Francisco Museum of Art, April 26–June 5; City Art Museum of St. Louis, June 27–August 7; Cincinnati Art Museum, August 29–September 25; The Phillips Gallery, Washington, D.C., October 9–31, 1955. Exhibited Number 8, 1949.

Institute of Contemporary Arts, Washington. Trends I, Mid-Century American Painting. December 12, 1954–February 20, 1955.

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Tel Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv. Abstract and Surrealist Paintings. 1955.

Kunsthalle, Bern. Tendances Actuelles. January 29–March 6, 1955. [Catalogue.] Exhibited The Moon-woman, Two, Eyes in the Heat, Sounds in the Grass [Croaking Movement], Enchanted Forest, Alchemy, Prism, Number 16, 1949, Number 14, 1950, Number 8, 1951, Number 19, 1951.

Modern Art in the United States: Selections from the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Exhibition organized by The Museum of Modern Art, International Circulating Exhibitions, New York. March 1955–August 1956. Traveled: Musée national d’art moderne, Paris, March 30–May 15, 1955 (called 50 ans d’art aux États-unis in Paris only; included an Industrial Design section not shown elsewhere); Kunsthaus, Zurich, July 16–August 28, 1955; Palacio de la Virreina and Museo de Arte Moderno, Barcelona, September 24–October 24, 1955; Haus der Deutschen Kunsthandwerks, Frankfurt, November 13–December 11, 1955; The Tate Gallery, London, January 5–February 12, 1956; Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, March 2–April 15, 1956; Secession Galerie, Vienna, May 5–June 2, 1956, and Neue Galerie, Linz (Photography), May 5–June 1956; Belgrade: Kalemegdan Pavillon (Painting and Sculpture), ULUS Gallery (Prints and Photographs), and Fresaka Gallery (Architecture), July 6–August 6, 1956. [Catalogue.] Exhibited The She-Wolf, Number 1, 1948.

Reviews:

Chastel, André. "Au Musée d’art moderne: la symphonie du Nouveau Monde: l’art américain présenté par New-York." Le Monde, April 2, 1955, p. 7.

Cartier, Jean Albert. "50 ans d’art aux États-unis." Combat (Paris), April 2–3, 1955, p. 5.

"French Flocking to US Art Show." New York Times (April 6, 1955): 27

Tharrats, J. J. Revista (Barcelona), October 6–12, 1955.

Cortes, Juan. Vanguardia (Barcelona), October 14, 1955.

Aznar, José Camon. "Arte norteamericano moderne." ABC (Madrid), October 18, 1955.

Balfour, Nancy. The Economist. December 31, 1956.

Alloway, Lawrence. "Introduction to ‘Action.’" Architectural Design (London) XXVI, no. 1 (January 1956): 30.

Sutton, Denys. Financial Times, January 10, 1956.

"Modern Art in America Exhibition in Tate Gallery." Scotsman (Edinburgh) (January 5, 1956).)

Arts, January 5, 1956.

Earp, T. W. " Tate Show of Modern U.S Art." Daily Telegraph and Morning Post (London), January 5, 1956, p. 8.

Star, January 5, 1956.

Taylor, Basil. Times (London), January 5, 1956.

Jeannerat, Pierre. Daily Mail (London), January 7, 1956.

Driberg, Tom. Reynolds News and Sunday Citizen, January 8, 1956.

Le Roux. L. S. Evening Standard, January 8, 1956.

Wallis, Neville. The Observer (London), January 8, 1956.

Stowe, Robert. "America’s Two Faces." Daily Worker (London) January 11, 1956.

Ehrenzweig, Anton. "The Modern Artist and the Creative Accident." The Listener (London) LV, no. 1402 (January 12, 1956): 53–55.

Bone, Stephen. "American Art at the Tate." Time and Tide (London) 37, no. 2 (January 14, 1956): 52–53.

Newton, Eric. "Art: As the British View our Art." New York Times, January 15, 1956, sec. 2, p. x14.

Sutton, Denys. "Modern Art in the United States." Country Life (London) CXIX, no. 3079 (January 19, 1956): 102–03.

Taylor, Basil. "Modern American Painting." Spectator (London) 196, no. 6656 (January 20, 1956): 80.

Alloway, Lawrence. "U.S. Modern: Paintings." Art News and Review VII, no. 26 (January 21, 1956): 1, 9.

Berger, John. "The Arts and Entertainment: The Battle." The New Statesman and Nation (London) LI, no. 1298 (January 21, 1956): 70–72.

Bone, Stephen. "The Arts: Accidents and Mannerism." Time and Tide (London) 37, no. 3 (January 21, 1956): 77.

Schapiro, Meyer. "The Younger American Painters of Today." The Listener (London) 55, no. 1404 (January 26, 1956): 146–47.

Farr, D. L. A. "Current and Forthcoming Exhibitions." Burlington Magazine (London) VXCVIII, no. 635 (February 1956): 60.

McAndrew, John. "Die Moderne Amerikanische Kunst und Europa." Werk (Zurich) 43, no. 2 (February 1956): 52–59.

Simenuc, Georges. Art, February 2, 1956.Glass, Douglas. Sunday Times, February 5, 1956.

Heron, Patrick. "The Americans at the Tate Gallery." Arts (New York) 30 no. 6 (March 1956): 15–17.

Whittet, G.S. "London Commentary." Studio Magazine (London) 151, no. 757 (April 1956): 123–24.

Friedman, B. H. "Current and Forthcoming Exhibitions (New York)." Burlington Magazine (London) 98, no. 638 (May 1956): 176–81.

Melville, Robert. "Exhibitions." Architectural Review (London) 119, no. 712 (May 1956): 267–68

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. The New Decade: 35 American Painters and Sculptors. May 11–August 7, 1955. Traveled: San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, October 6–November 6, 1955; University of California, Art Galleries, Los Angeles, November 20, 1955–January 7, 1956; Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, February 9–March 20, 1956; City Art Museum, St. Louis, April 15–May 15, 1956. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Blue Poles, Number 2, 1951, The Deep.

Sidney Janis Gallery, New York. Gorky, Matta, de Kooning, Pollock. June 1955. Exhibited Four Opposites, Easter and the Totem.

Review:

R[osenblum], R[obert]. "Month in Review: Gorky, Matta, de Kooning, Pollock." Art Digest (New York) 29, no. 17 (June 1955): 24.

Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh International Exhibition of Contemporary Painting. October 13–December 18, 1955. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Easter and the Totem.

Review:

Hess, Thomas, B. "Trying Abstraction on Pittsburgh: The 1955 Carnegie." Art News (New York) 54, no. 7 (November 1955): 42.

Des Moines Art Center, Iowa. Communicating Art from Midwest Collections. October 13–November 6, 1955. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Galaxy.

University of Michigan, Museum of Art, Ann Arbor. 20th Century Painting and Sculpture from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Harry L. Winston. October 30–November 27, 1955. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Moon Vessel.

Sidney Janis Gallery, New York. 15 Years of Jackson Pollock. November 28–December 31, 1955. [Catalogue.] Exhibited The Flame, Masqued Image, The Magic Mirror, Pasipahë, Gothic, The Totem-Lesson I, The Key, Eyes in the Heat, White Cockatoo [Number 24, 1948], Out of the Web [Number 7, 1949], Number 30, 1950: Autumn Rhythm, Echo [Number 25, 1951], Convergence [Number 10, 1952], Moon Vibrations, White Light, Search.

Reviews:

Offin, Charles Z. "From the Editor’s Notebook." Pictures on Exhibit (New York) 19, no. 3 (December 1955): 17–18.

Steinberg, Leo. "Month in Review: Fifteen Years of Jackson Pollock" Arts (New York) 30, no. 3 (December 1955): 43–44, 46.

Tyler, Parker. "Reviews and Previews: Jackson Pollock." Art News (New York) 54, no. 8 (December 1955): 53.

Burrows, Carlyle. "Pollock Art in Survey." Herald Tribune Book Review (New York), December 4, 1955, p. 29.

Preston, Stuart. "Art: Among Current Shows. " New York Times, December 4, 1955, sec., 2, p. x14.

Aldow, Dorothy. "Contemporary Painting in Manhattan." Christian Science Monitor (Boston), December 10, 1955, p. 12.

[Eliot, Alexander.] "The Champ." Time (New York) 66, no. 25 (December 19, 1955): 64–65.

Ashton, Dore. "Art." Arts and Architecture (Los Angeles) 73, no. 1 (January 1956): 10 32–33.

Betty Parsons Gallery, New York. Ten Years (Group show 1946–1956). December 19, 1955–January 14, 1956. [Catalogue.] Exhibited The Night Dancer.

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The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia. One Hundred and First Annual Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture. January 22–February 26, 1950. Exhibited Convergence.

Martha Jackson Gallery, New York. Opening Exhibition of New Martha Jackson Gallery. January 24–February 11, 1956. Exhibited Number 5, 1951/ "Elegant Lady".

Marquette University, Milwaukee. Festival of the American Arts. April 20–May 10, 1956.

Newark Museum, New Jersey. Abstract Art, 1910 to Today. April 27–June 10, 1956. [Brochure.] Exhibited Number 8, 1950.

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut. Pictures Collected by Yale Alumni. May 8–June 18, 1956. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Wounded Beast.

Review:

Frankfurter, Alfred. "Y Art." Art News (New York) 55, no.3 (May 1956): 23–24.

Venice, 28th Biennale. XXVIII Biennale: American Artists Paint the City. June–September 1956. (Italian title: I Pittori americani e la cittá.) [Catalogue.]

Sidney Janis Gallery, New York. Recent Paintings by 7 Americans. September 24–October 29, 1956. Exhibited Scent and Untitled 1952–55; OT listed as Yellow Islands.

Review:

Roberts, Colette. "Vernissages: Chez Sidney Janis." France-Amérique (New York), October 7, 1956, 13.

Executive House, New York. An Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture. November 8–December 4, 1956.

* The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Jackson Pollock. December 19, 1956–February 3, 1957. Organized by Sam Hunter. [Catalogue, by Hunter.]

Reviews:

Coates, Robert. "The Art Galleries: Opposites." New Yorker 32, no. 45 (December 29, 1956): 47–49.

Ashton, Dore. "Art." Arts and Architecture (Los Angeles) 74, no. 3 (March 1957): 8–10, 38.

Clark, Eliot. "New York Commentary." Studio (London) 153, no. 771 (June 1957): 184–86.

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Poindexter Gallery, New York. The 30’s: Painting in New York. 1957. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Birth.

World House Galleries, New York. The Struggle for New Form. January 22–February 23, 1957. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Wounded Beast.

Leo Castelli Gallery, New York. First Exhibition. February 1957.

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York. Signed in Paint: A Loan Exhibition of Paintings Covering Six Centuries of European and American Art. February–March 1957.

Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Fine Arts Festival. March 1957.

Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati Art Museum. Carnegie Institute Collects. March 22–May 12, 1957. Exhibited Number 4, 1950.

Sidney Janis Gallery, New York. 8 Americans. April 1–20, 1957. [Catalogue.] Included Albers, de Kooning, Gorky, Guston, Kline, Motherwell, Pollock, Rothko. Exhibited Ritual.

Paintings from The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Organized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. April 1957–January 1958. Traveled: Tate Gallery, London, April 16–May 26, 1957. Traveled to Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, June 25–September 1, 1957; Ateneiumin Taidekokoelmat, Helsinki, September 27–October 20; Galleria Nazionale D’Arte Moderna, Rome, December 5, 1957–January 8, 1958. [Catalogue.]

Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, New York. Edward Wales Root (1884–1956), an American Collector. April 28–May 26, 1957. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Number 23, 1949.

Minneapolis Institute of Arts. American Paintings 1946–1957. June 18–September 1, 1957. [Catalogue.] Exhibited The Blue Unconscious, Number 8, 1949, Scent.

São Paulo, Brazil. IV Bienal do Museu de Arte Moderna. Jackson Pollock, 1912–1956. September 22–December 31, 1957. [Catalogue, with a version of the essay by Sam Hunter in the 1956 MoMA catalogue.] Organized by Frank O’Hara and traveled to Europe under the auspices of the International Council. Traveled: Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Rome, March 1–30, 1958; Kunsthalle, Basel, April 19–May 26, 1958; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, June 6–July 7, 1958;Kunstverein, Hamburg, July 19–August 17, 1958; Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Berlin, September 3–October 1, 1958; Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, November 5–December 14, 1958; Musée national d’art moderne, Paris, January 16–February 15, 1959. [At Basel, Berlin, and Paris the retrospective was shown in conjunction with The New American Painting, an exhibition organized by Dorothy Miller, with Hans Namuth’s Pollock film. See below.]

Reviews:

"Estados Unidos, sala ‘Jackson Pollock.’" Habitat (São Paulo) 7, no. 44 (September–December 1957): 44–45.

Dommarco, Alessandro. "Pollockiana a Valle Giulia." Marsia (Rome) (March–April 1958): 75–78.

Micacchi, Dario. Review. L’Unitá (Rome), March 12, 1958.

Venturoli, Marcello. "Jackson Pollock e gli astrattisti italiani." Paese Sera (Rome), March 13/14, 1958.

R., F. "Una grande retrospettiva dell’americano Pollock alla Galleria Nazionale dell’ arte moderna in Rome." Realta Politica (Rome), March 15, 1958.

Galtieri, Giovanni. "Il Presley della Pittura." Avanti (Rome) (March 22, 1958.

Russo, Giovanni.Review. Corriere d’informazione (Milan), March 26/27, 1958.

Trombadori, Antonello T. "Il caso di Jackson Pollock." Il Contemporaneo (Milan) (April–May 1958): 113–37.

van den Berg, Freek. Review. Het Vrije Volk (Amsterdam), June 21, 1958.

Filiberto Menna. "L’‘Astrattismo romantico’ di Jackson Pollock." Commentari (Rome) 9, no. 3 (July–September 1958): 206–15.

Grohmann, Will. "Die neue amerikanische Malerei. Zu einer ausstellung in der Hochschule für bildende Künste." Tagesspiegel (Berlin), September 7, 1958, p. 4.

Thomson, David. "Art of Jackson Pollock." Times (London), November 7, 1958, p. 18.

Russell, John. "Pollock in Panorama." Sunday Times (London), November 9, 1958, magazine sec., p. 21.

Newton, Eric. "The Arts: Jackson Pollock at the Whitechapel Gallery." Time and Tide (London) 39, no. 46 (November 15, 1958): 1371.

Hodgson, Simon. "Neurasthenic Dazzle." Spectator (London) 201, no. 6804 (November 21, 1958): 688–89.

Berger, John. "The Arts and Entertainment: The White Cell." New Statesman: The Week-End Review (London) 56, no. 1445 (November 22, 1958): 722–23.

C., M. "Current and Forthcoming Exhibitions: London," Burlington Magazine (London) 100, no. 669 (December 1958): 450.

Alloway, Lawrence. "London Chronicle." Art International (Lugano, Switzerland) 11, nos. 9–10 (December 1958–January 1959): 33–36.

Barotte, René. "Pollock et la nouvelle peinture américaine." L’Intransigeant (Paris), Jan. 20, 1959, p. 2.

Imbourg, Pierre. "Avez-vous vu Pollock?" Journal de l’amateur d’art (Paris) 13, no. 224 (January 25, 1959): 3.

Choay, Françoise "Jackson Pollock au pays de Descartes." L’Observateur littéraire (Paris) no. 456 (January 29, 1959): 20.

Detroit Institute of Art. Collecting Modern Art: Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lewis Winston. September 27–November 3, 1957. Traveled: Virginia Museum of Art, Richmond, December 13, 1957–January 5, 1958; San Francisco Museum of Art, January 23–March 13, 1958; Millwaukee Art Institute, April 11–May 12, 1957. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Moon Vessel.

Review:

Saarinen, Aline B. "Collecting Modern Masters on a Master Plan." Art News (New York) 56, no. 6 (October 1957): 32–35, 64–66.

Sidney Janis Gallery, New York. Jackson Pollock Drawings. November 4–30, 1957. [Catalogue.]

Reviews:

Coates, Robert M. "The Art Galleries: Worldwide." New Yorker 33, no. 38 (November 16, 1957): 222.

Preston, Stuart. "An American Period And Other Shows." New York Times, November 10, 1957, sec. II, p. 13.

Executive House, New York. Figure and Vision. November 11–December 18, 1957. [Pamphlet.] Exhibited Number 18, 1951 and Number 10, 1951.

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McGill University, Montreal. 12 Contemporary American Painters. January 6–26, 1958.

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Nature in Abstraction. January 14–March 16, 1958. [Catalogue.]

Institute of Contemporary Art, London. Some Paintings from the E. J. Power Collection. March 13–April 19, 1958. [Catalogue.] Exhibited Unformed Figure.

Sioux City Art Center, Iowa. Our World Today. April 6–May 24, 1958. Exhibited Galaxy.

Palais International des Beaux-Arts, Brussels. 50 Ans d’art moderne. April 17–September 21, 1958. [Catalogue.]

Kunsthalle, Basel. The New American Painting. Exhibtiion organized and circulated by The Museum of Modern Art, International Circulating Exhibitions, New York. April 1958–September 1959. Traveled Kunsthalle, Basel, April 19–May 26, 1958; Galleria civica d’arte moderna, Milan, June 1–29, 1958; Museo nacional de arte contemporaneo, Madrid, July 16–August 10, 1958; Hochschule für Bildende Kunst, Berlin, September 1–October 1, 1958; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, October 17–November 24, 1958; Palais des Beaux–Arts, Brussels, December 6, 1958–January 4, 1959; Musée national d’art moderne, Paris, January 16–February 17, 1959, as Jackson Pollock et la Nouvelle peinture américaine; Tate Gallery, London, February 24–March 23, 1959; The Museum of Modern Art, New York (May 28–September 8, 1959.

Reviews:

Jacobs, Rachel. "Jazz ou la peinture investie." Aujourd’hui art et architecture (Paris) 3, no. 18 (July 1958): 19–21.

Ferrier, Jean–Louis. "Pollock et la nouvelle peinture américaine." Feuille d’avis de Neuchâtel, April 23, 1959.

Leo Castelli Gallery, New York. Pioneers 1910–1950. April 29–May 31, 1958.

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. The Museum and Its Friends. Apr