Exhibition Catalogues (Listed by Date)

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1953 Seventeenth Annual Drawing & Print Exhibition of the San Francisco Art Association. San Francisco: San Francsico Museum of Art.

Seventeenth Annual Watercolor Exhibition of the San Francisco Art Association. San Francisco: San Francsico Museum of Art.

1955 Nineteenth Annual Drawing & Print Exhibition of the San Francisco Art Association. San Francisco: San Francsico Museum of Art.

1959 Miller, Dorothy C., ed. Sixteen Americans. New York: Museum of Modern Art.

1964 Art Association of the San Francisco Art Institute. Art Bank 64/66. San Francisco: Art Association of the San Francisco Art Institute. [For a lending collection from the Artist Association of the San Francisco Art Institute.]

1968 Monte, James. Late Fifties at the Ferus. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1968.

1969 Martin, Fred. The Rose: J. DeFeo. Pasadena and San Francisco: Pasadena Art Museum and San Francisco Museum of Art.

1974 Chassman, Neil A., ed. Poets of the Cities: New York and San Francisco 1950–1965. New York and Dallas: E. P. Dutton and Dallas Museum of Fine Arts.

1975 Green, Mark. “A Kind of Beatness”: Photographs of a North Beach Era 1950–1965. San Francisco: Focus Gallery.

Greene, Merril. Art as a Muscular Principle: 10 Artists and San Francisco, 1950–1965—Roots and New Directions. South Hadley, MA: John and Norah Warbeke Gallery, Mount Holyoke College.

Greene, Merril. San Francisco Renaissance: Photographs of the '50s and '60s. New York: Gotham Book Mart.

1976 Johnson, Robert Emory, ed. Rolling Renaissance: San Francisco Underground Art in Celebration, 1945–1968. Second edition. San Francisco: Intersection, Center for Religion and the Arts. [Exhibit in 1968.]

Turnbull, Betty. The Last Time I Saw Ferus: 1957–1966. Newport Beach, CA: Newport Harbor Art Museum.

1977 Dillenberger, Jane, and John Dillenberger, eds. Perceptions of the Spirit in Twentieth-Century American Art. Indianapolis: Indianapolis Museum of Art.

Hopkins, Henry T. Painting and Sculpture in California: The Modern Era. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Neubert, George W., and Therese Heyman, eds. Archives of American Art: California Collecting. Oakland, CA: Oakland Museum.

1978 Hopkins, Henry T. Jay DeFeo/MATRIX 11. Berkeley: University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley.

1979 Kienholz, Ed. J. DeFeo. Hope, ID: Faith and Charity in Hope Gallery.

1982 Lagoria, Georgianna M., ed. Northern California Art of the Sixties. Santa Clara, CA: De Saisset Museum, University of Santa Clara.

1983 Baird, Joseph Armstrong, Jr., ed. Directions in Bay Area Painting: A Survey of Three Decades, 1940s–1960s. Davis: Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis.

1984 Orr-Cahall, Christina, ed. The Dilexi Years, 1958–1970. Oakland, CA: Oakland Museum.

Maréchal-Workman, Andrée, ed. Three Pick Four. San Francisco: University of California Extension Center Art Gallery.

Neubert, George W. San Francisco Bay Area Painting. Lincoln: Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska.

Rubin, David S. Jay DeFeo: Selected Works, Past and Present. San Francisco: San Francisco Art Institute.

1985 Rubin, David S. Concerning the Spiritual: The Eighties. San Francisco: San Francisco Art Institute.

1986 Bernstein, JoAnne G., and Philip E. Linhares, eds. Jay DeFeo, Robert Dhaemers, Ron Nagle, John Roloff, Catherine Wagner: Mills College Art Department Faculty Retrospective Exhibition. Oakland, CA: Mills College Art Gallery.

Edwards, Jim. Jay DeFeo/Madeline O'Connor: Paintings and Drawings. Victoria, TX: Nave Museum.

Van Proyen, Mark. Dissonant Abstractions. San Jose, CA: San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art.

1987 Hernandez, Jo Farb. The Artist and the Myth. Monterey, CA: Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art.

1989 Ayres, Anne, ed. Forty Years of California Assemblage: UCLA Art Council Annual Exhibition. Los Angeles: Frederick S. Wight Art Gallery, University of California, Los Angeles.

Irwin, Michele Ellis and James Irwin. Private Collections/Personal Exchange: Bay Area Artists, 1950–1966. San Francisco: Transamerica Corporation.

Stich, Sidra, ed. Jay DeFeo: Works on Paper. Berkeley: University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, 1989.

1990 Keller, Tobin, ed. Jay DeFeo: An Intimate View—Small Paintings, 1986 through 1989. Santa Cruz, CA: Art Museum of Santa Cruz County.

Natsoulas, John, ed. Lyrical Vision: The 6 Gallery, 1954–1957. Davis, CA: Natsoulas/Novelozo Gallery.

1993 Landauer, Susan. Paper Trails: San Francisco Abstract Expressionist Prints, Drawings, and Watercolors. Santa Cruz, CA: Art Museum of Santa Cruz County.

1994 Linhares, Philip E. Here and Now: Bay Area Masterworks from the di Rosa Collection. Oakland, CA: Oakland Museum.

1995 Holland, Katherine Church, ed. A Bay Area Connection: Works from the Anderson Collection. Santa Clara, CA: Triton Museum of Art.

Nash, Steven A. Facing Eden: 100 Years of Landscape Art in the Bay Area. San Francisco and Berkeley: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and University of California Press.

Phillips, Lisa. Beat Culture and the New America, 1950–65. New York and Paris: Whitney Museum of American Art and Flammarion.

1996 Castellón, Rolando, ed. Jay DeFeo: Dibujos y Foto-collages. San José, Costa Rica: Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo.

Lewallen, Constance. Jay DeFeo: Selected Works 1952–1989. Philadelphia: Goldie Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design.

Landauer, Susan. The San Francisco School of Abstract Expressionism. Laguna Beach, CA, and Berkeley: Laguna Art Museum and University of California Press.

1997 Whyte, Robert A., ed. Jay DeFeo: The Florence View and Related Works 1950–1954. San Francisco: Museo ItaloAmericano.

1999 Hackett, Michael, and Tracy Freedman, eds. Homage to the San Francisco Art Institute: Artists Who Transformed American Culture. San Francisco: Hackett-Freedman Gallery.

Jacobson, Karen, ed. Radical Past: Contemporary Art & Music in Pasadena, 1960–1974. Pasadena: Armory Center for the Arts and Art Center College of Design.

Phillips, Lisa. The American Century: Art and Culture, 1950–2000. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art and W.W. Norton.

2000 Baron, Stephanie, Sheri Bernstein, and Ilene Susan Fort. Made in California: Art, Image, and Identity, 1900–2000. Los Angeles and Berkeley: Los Angeles County Museum of Art and University of California Press.

Garrels, Gary, ed. Celebrating Modern Art: The Anderson Collection. San Francisco and Berkeley: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and University of California Press.

Raven, Arlene. True Grit. New York: Michael Rosenfeld Gallery.

Rosenfeld, Michael, ed. Michael Rosenfeld Gallery: The First Decade. New York: Michael Rosenfeld Gallery.

2001 Rosenfeld, Michael, ed. 1950–1965: Abstraction on Paper. New York: Michael Rosenfeld Gallery.

Edwards, Jim. Doctor Jazz & Works on Paper 1952–1989. Logan, UT: Utah State University.

2002 Gagosian Gallery, ed. Ferus. New York: Gagosian Gallery, 2002. Second edition, 2009, copublished with Rizzoli.

Miller, Dana A., and Marla Prather. An American Legacy: A Gift to New York: Recent Acquisitions from the Board of Trustees. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art and Prestel.

Ratcliff, Carter. Jay DeFeo: Ingredients of Alchemy, Before and After ‘The Rose.’ New York: Michael Rosenfeld Gallery.

2003 Foster, Carter E., and Jeffrey D. Grove. Drawing Modern: Works from the Agnes Gund Collection. Cleveland, OH: Cleveland Museum of Art.

Sussman, Elisabeth. Jay DeFeo: Her Tripod and Its Dress. New York: Michael Rosenfeld Gallery.

2004 Jost, Stephan F. F. “out of my own head”: Photographs by Jay DeFeo. Oakland, CA: Mills College Art Museum.

Natsoulas, John, and Vanessa Bolden. Beat Generation and Beyond: A Visual History, Volume II. Davis, CA: John Natsoulas Press.

Rasmussen, Jack. The True Artist Is an Amazing Luminous Fountain: Selected Works from the di Rosa Preserve: Art & Nature. Napa, CA: di Rosa Preserve: Art & Nature.

2005 Duncan, Michael, and Kristine McKenna. Semina Culture: Wallace Berman and His Circle. New York and Santa Monica, CA: D.A.P. and Santa Monica Museum of Art.

Starr, Sandra Leonard, and Sophie Dannenmüller. Assemblage and Collage in California in the 1960s. San Francisco: 871 Fine Arts.

2006 Barnes, Lucinda. Measure of Time. Berkeley: Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.

Miller, Dana, and Anne Wilkes Tucker. Jay DeFeo—No End: Works on Paper from the 1980s; Botanicals: Photographs from the 1970s. Santa Fe, NM: Dwight Hackett projects.

Wicks, Stephen C., ed. Lines of Discovery: 225 Years of American Drawings. London and Columbus, GA: D Giles and Columbus Museum.

2007 Butler, Cornelia, and Lisa Gabrielle Mark, eds. WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution. Los Angeles and Cambridge, MA: Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and MIT Press.

Hainley, Bruce. Jay DeFeo: “Applaud the Black Fact.” Boston: Nielsen Gallery.

Hoffmann, Jens. Pioneers. San Francisco: California College of the Arts.

Rondinone, Ugo. The Third Mind: Carte Blanche à Ugo Rondinone. Paris: Palais de Tokyo.

Sasse, Julie. An Eclectic Eye: Selections from the Dan Leach Collection. Tucson, AZ: Tucson Museum of Art.

2008 Engelbach, Barbara, Friederike Wappler, and Hans Winkler, eds. Looking for Mushrooms: Beat Poets, Hippies, Funk, Minimal Art—San Francisco 1955–68. Cologne, Germany: Museum Ludwig and Walther König.

Hoffmann, Jens. Jay DeFeo: Where the Swan Flies. Houston, TX: Moody Gallery.

Loisy, Jean de, ed. Traces du Sacré (Traces of the Sacred). Paris: Éditions du Centre Pompidou.

Photographic Works to Benefit the Foundation for Contemporary Arts. New York: Foundation for Contemporary Arts.

2009 Morineau, Camille. elles@centrepompidou: Women Artists in the Collection of the Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre de Création Industrielle. Paris: Éditions du Centre Pompidou.

Rosenfeld, Michael, ed. Abstraction Expressionism: Further Evidence, Painting and Sculpture. New York: Michael Rosenfeld Gallery.

2010 Hoffmann, Jens and Stacen Berg, eds. Paul McCarthy’s Low Life Slow Life: Tide Box, Tide Book. San Francisco and Ostfildern, Germany: California College of the Arts and Hatje Cantz Verlag.

Smith, William S. IGY. New York: Marianne Boesky Gallery.

2011 Berry, Ian, and Jack Shear, eds. Twice Drawn: Modern and Contemporary Drawings in Context. New York and Sarasota Springs, NY: Prestel and Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College.

Falino, Jeannine, ed. Crafting Modernism: Midcentury American Art and Design. New York: Abrams and Museum of Arts and Design.

Hosfelt, Todd, and Stephanie Hanor. DEFEO. San Francisco: Hosfelt Gallery.

Singer, Debra, and Gregory Volk. Night Scented Stock. New York: Marianne Boesky Gallery.

2012 Miller, Dana. Jay DeFeo: A Retrospective. New York and New Haven: Whitney Museum of American Art and Yale University Press.

Rondinone, Ugo. The Spirit Level. New York: Gladstone Gallery.

Dreishpoon, Douglas, Louis Grachos, David Pagel, and Heather Pesanti. Decade: Contemporary Collecting 2002–2012. Buffalo: Albright-Knox Art Gallery.

LeFalle-Collins, Lizzetta. Choose Paint! Choose Abstraction! San Francisco: Museum of the African Diaspora.

Schwager, Michael. Renaissance on Fillmore, 1955–65. Sonoma, CA: di Rosa.

2013 Fraenkel, Jeffrey. The Unphotographable. San Francisco: Fraenkel Gallery.

Yau, John. Jay DeFeo: Chiaroscuro. Zurich: Galerie Eva Presenhuber and JRP|Ringier.

Frank, Peter. Image to Gesture 1945-1969: California Postwar Abstraction. New York: David Findlay Jr Gallery.

Cameron, Dan. California Landscape Into Abstraction. Newport Beach, CA: Orange County Museum of Art.

2014 Beshty, Walead. Jay DeFeo. New York: Mitchell-Innes & Nash.

Pedersen, Mette-Line Art Is Not an Intellectual Way of Thinking. Kristiansand, Norway: Kristiansand Kunsthall.

Cameron, Dan The Avant-Garde Collection. Newport Beach, CA: Orange County Museum of Art.

McCarthy, Paul Chocolate Factory. Ostfildern, Germany and Paris: Hatje Canz Velag and Monnaie de Paris.

2015 Hosfelt, Todd and Victoria Roberts. Jay DeFeo / Alter Ego. San Francisco: Hosfelt Gallery.

2016 Marter, Joan, ed. Women of Abstract Expressionism. Denver and New Haven: Denver Art Museum and Yale University Press.

Seligman, Isabel. Lines of Thought: Drawing from Michelangelo to Now. London: The British Museum and Thames & Hudson.

2017 Dressen, Anne, Michèle Heuzé and Benjamin Lignel, eds. Medusa: Jewellery & Taboos. Paris: Paris Musées, 2017.

Clark, Robin, Karl Haendel and Leah Levy. Karl Haendel & Jay DeFeo: Pink Cup and The Facts. New York: Mitchell-Innes & Nash Gallery, 2017.

Eisenman, Stephen F. William Blake and the Age of Aquarius. Evanston, IL & Princeton, NJ: Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University and Princeton University Press, 2017.

Huberman, Anthony. Mechanisms. San Francisco & Amsterdam: CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts and ROMA Publications, 2017.

Where We Are. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2017.

Gartenfeld, Alex. The Everywhere Studio. Miami & New York: Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami and DelMonico Books-Prestel, 2017.

2018 Hanor, Stephanie. Jennifer Brandon & Jay DeFeo: Photographic Works. Oakland: Mills College Museum of Art, 2018.

Miller, Dana. Outrageous Fortune: Jay DeFeo and Surrealism. New York: Mitchell-Innes & Nash, 2018.

Colburn, Bolton T., ed. Collecting on the Edge. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, 2018.

Baker, Simon and Emmanuelle de l’Ecotais with Shoair Mavlian, eds. Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art. London, UK: Tate Publishing, 2018.

Bouvard, Émilie and Géraldine Mercier, eds. Guernica. Paris: Éditions Gallimard and Musèe national Picasso-Paris, 2018.

Kim, Seungduk and Franck Gautherot, eds. Jay DeFeo: The Ripple Effect featuring Sam Falls, Rachel Harrison, Wyatt Kahn, Ron Nagle, Gay Outlaw, Tobias Pils, R. H. Quaytman, Ugo Rondinone, Bosco Sodi, Oscar Tuazon. Dijon: Le presses du réel, 2018.

Galvez, Paul. Object Lessons: Jay DeFeo Works on Paper from the 1970s. Dallas: galerie frank elbaz, 2018.

Huberman, Anthony, ed. Other Mechanisms. Vienna: Secession, 2018.

Stein, Jordan. Earache. San Francisco: Fraenkel Gallery, 2018.

Pedersen, Mette-Line. Beatkunst: De Glemte Malerne. Moss, Norway: Punkt Ø AS & MOMENTUM, 2018.

Appel, Kevin, ed.. First Glimpse. Irvine, CA: UCI Institute and Museum for California Art, University of California, Irvine, 2018.

2019 Dickens, Lauren Schell. Undersoul: Jay DeFeo. San José Museum of Art, 2019.



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