Bibliography (Selected books and catalogs)


1962

Pacific Profile, Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, essay by Constance Perkins

Fifty California Artists, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, essay by Lloyd Goodrich and George D. Culler

1963

Six More, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, essay by Lawrence Alloway

Pop Art USA, Oakland Art Museum, Oakland, forward by Paul Mills, essay by John Coplans

1965

Pop Art and the American Tradition, Milwaukee Art Center, Milwaukee, essay by Tracy Atkinson

VIII Sao Paulo Bienal: United States of America, Museum de Arte Moderna, Sao Paulo, Brazil, preface and introduction by Walter Hopps

1966

Ten from Los Angeles, Seattle Art Museum Pavilion, Washington, introduction by John Coplans

Abstract Expressionist Ceramics, University of California at Irvine Art Gallery, Irvine, essay by John Coplans

Pop Art, Lucy Lippard, New York

1968

Transparency/Reflection, Art Gallery, California State College, essay by Kurt von Meyer

Late Fifties at the Ferus, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, essay by James Monte

Billy Al Bengston, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, essay by James Monte

Renderings: Critical Essay on a Century of Modern Art, Max Kozloff, New York

Business Cards, Billy Al Bengston and Edward Ruscha, Los Angeles

1969

Three Modern Masters: Billy Al Bengston, Edward Ruscha, Frank Lloyd Wright, Gallery Reese Palley, San Francisco, essay by Carol Linsley

Tamarind: Homage to Lithography, Museum of Modern Art, New York, preface by William S. Lieberman, introduction by Virginia Allen

Contemporary American Drawings, Fort Worth Art Center Museum, Fort Worth, essay by Peter Plagens

Kompas IV: West Coast USA, Stedelijk van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, foreward by Jean Leering, Eugen Thiemann and Zdenek Felix, introduction by Jean Leering

West Coast 1945-69, Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, essay by John Coplans

1970

The Highway, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, essays by Denise Scott Brown, Robert Venturi and John W. McCoubrey

1972

West Coast, Kenstverein Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, essays by Helmut Heisenbuttel and Helene Winter

The State of California Painting, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand, essay by Michael Walls

Four Artists: Ruscha, Bengston, Alexander, Moses, Akron Art Institute, Ohio, essay by Al Radloff

1974

Fifteen Abstract Artists: Los Angeles, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, essay by Ronald A. Kuchta

American Pop Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, essay by Lawrence Alloway

Sunshine Museum: Contemporary Art on the West Coast, Peter Plagens, New York

1976

New Works in Clay: By Contemporary Painters and Sculptors, Everson Museum, Syracuse, New York, foreword by Ronald A. Kuchta, introduction by Margie Hughto

The Last Time I Saw Ferus, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, essay by Betty Turnbull

1977

Watercolors and Related Media by Contemporary Californians, Baxter Art Gallery, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, preface by Michael Smith

Billy Al Bengston: The Puerto Escondido Watercolor Suite 1977, James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles

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

1978

Billy Al Bengston: Paintings of the Seventies, Security Pacific Bank, Los Angeles, essay by Fredericka Hunter

The Museum of Drawers, Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, essay by Herbert Distel

1979

The Decorative Impulse, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, essay by Janet Kardon

A Century of Ceramics in the United States 1878-1978, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York, foreword by Ronald A. Kuchta, preface by Margie Hughto, essay by Garth Clark

1980

Billy Al Bengston, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, interview by Susan C. Larsen

1981

Art in Los Angeles: Seventeen Artists in the Sixties, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, introduction by Maurice Tuchman, essays by Anne Bartlett Ayres, Susan C. Larsen, Christopher Knight and Michele D. De Angelus

Billy Al Bengston: Watercolors 1974-1980, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, essay by Jane Livingston

A Decade of Billy Al Bengston: The Seventies, San Diego State University, San Diego, essay by Jeff Perrone

1984

Artists Design Furniture, Denise Domergue, New York

The Art of California: Selected Works From The Collection of The Oakland Museum, The Oakland Museum Art Department, Oakland, introduction by Christina Orr-Cahall

1985

The Security Pacific Collection, 1970-1985: Selected Works, Security Pacific Corporation, Los Angeles

Frederick R. Weisman Foundation of Art: Volume Two, Frederick R. Weisman Foundation of Art, Los Angeles, foreword by Nora Halpern, introduction by Henry T. Hopkins

Chouinard: An Art Vision, Betrayed, Astra Publishing, Inc. Encinitas, California, Robert Perrine

1986

A Selected History of Contemporary Art: 1945-1986, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

1987

Pop Art: U.S.A. - U.K., Odakyu Grand Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, text by Marco Livingstone

Made in U.S.A. - An Americanization in Modern Art, the '50s & 60s. University of California Press, Berkeley, Sidra Stich.

1988

Billy Al Bengston, Paintings of Three Decades, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, essays by Jane Livingston, Karen Tsujimoto, Henry T. Hopkins, Maurice Tuchman

1989

Bengston, Alexander, Bell, Dill, Kauffman, Moses, Orr, Ruscha in Barcelona, Artgrafic Galeria d'Art, Barcelona, Spain, essay by Steve Afif

Daylight Savings, Galeria Joan Prats, Barcelona, Spain, essay by Dan Cameron

LA Pop in the Sixties, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, preface by Ann Ayres, essay by Karen Tsujimoto

California Painters: New Work, preface by Henry T. Hopkins

Art in Embasies, Twenty-Five Years at the U.S. Department of State, 1964-1989. Friends of Art and Preservation in Embassies, Washington D.C., Douglas McCreary Greenwood.

1990

Billy Al Bengston, Paintings for the '90's, James Corcoran Gallery, Santa Monica

The Ronald Reagan Building, Los Angeles, State of California, City of Los Angeles and The Los Angeles State Building Authority, essay by Jan Butterfield

The Art Collection of Pacific Enterprises, Pacific Enterprises, Los Angeles, essay by Jan Butterfield

Selections from the Permanent Collection, San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, CA, essay by Ronald J. Onorato

1991

Pop Art, Royal Academy of Arts, London, essays by Marco Livingstone, Sarat Maharaj, Constance W. Glenn, Alfred Pacquement, Evelyn Weiss, Thomas Kellein, Dan Cameron

1992

In Artists' Homes: the Living Spaces of Contemporary Artists, by Roberta Kimmel

Hand Painted Pop: American Art in Transition, 1955-62, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, essay by Dick Hebdige

1993

Billy Al Bengston, Galerie Neuendorf, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

1996

American Images: The SBC Collection of Twentieth-Century American Art, SBC Communications, Inc., New York, preface by Laura Carey Martin, introduction by Walter Hopps

1997

Sunshine & Noir. Art in L.A. 1960-1997, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark

1998

California Art: 450 Years of Painting & Other Media, Nancy Dustin Wall Moure, Los Angeles

Selections from the Naomi Feldman Collection: Los Angeles Art 1962-1988, Feldman-Horn Center for the Arts, Harvard-Westlake School, CA, forward by Michelle Isenberg

1999

Radical Past: Contemporary Art & Music in Pasadena, 1960-1974, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena

The American Century: Art and Culture, 1950-2000, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.

2000

Made in California: Art, Image, and Identity. 1900-2000, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Essay by Stephanie Barron

2001

Phoenix Art Museum Collection Handbook, Phoenix Art Museum

2002

Surf Culture: The Art History of Surfing, Laguna Art Museum in association with Gingko Press Inc., essays by Bolton Colburn, Ben Finney, Tyler Stallings, Craig Stecyk, Deanne Stillman, Tom Wolfe

Ferus, Gagosian Gallery, New York, essay by Kirk Varnedoe

2003

American Art, Wilfred Davis Fletcher Collection, Boise Art Museum, ID

The Studio Book, Melba Levick (photographs), Kathleen Riquelme (text), New York

A Happening Place, The Gershman Y, Philadelphia, PA, essays by Constance W. Glenn and Sid Sachs

2005

Brian Wilson, An Art Book, London, edited by Alex Farquharson

Paint on Metal, modern and contemporary explorations and discoveries, Tuscon Museum of Art, AZ, essay by Julie Sasse

Art for Wine, Benziger and Imagery Estate Wineries, Glen Ellen, CA

2006

Otis L.A. , Nine Decades of Los Angeles Art, Otis College of Art and Design, essay by Barbara Isenberg

Los Angeles 1955-1985, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France, essays by Catherine Grenier and Howard N. Fox

2008

Circa 1958: Breaking Ground in American Art, Auckland Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Time & Place: Los Angeles 1957-1968, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

Hot Spots. Rio de Janeiro / Milano-Torino / Los Angeles, 1956 Bis 1969, Kunsthaus Zurich, Switzerland

Pop Surf Culture: Music, Design, Film, and Fashion from the Bohemian Surf Boom Santa Monica Press LLC, CA, by Brian Chidester and Domenic Priore

2009

Art and the City: Civic Imagination and Cultural Authority in Los Angeles, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, by Sarah Shrank

Conversations with Frank Gehry, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, by Barbara Isenberg





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