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Robert Ryman

1930

born in Nashville, Tenesse

lives and works in New York

 

 

1948-49

Studies at Tennessee Polytechnic Institute, Cookeville

 

1949-50

George peabody Collage for Teachers, Nashville

 

AWARDS

2005 Premium Imperiale

1994 membership at American Academy of Arts and Letters

1985 Skowhegan Medal

1974 John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Scholarship

2013

Recent Paintings, Pace, New York

 

2012

Robert Ryman: Untitled, A Painting in Four Parts, 1963–1964, Gagosian Gallery, New York

 

2010

Variations and Improvisations, The Phillips Collection, Washington

A Closer Look at Robert Ryman's Classico 5, MoMA PS1, New York

Large-small, thick-thin, light reflecting, light absorbing, PaceWildenstein, New York

Variations & Improvisations, The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.

Robert Ryman, Dia: Beacon Riggio Galleries, Beacon, New York

 

2009

Robert Ryman, Yvon Lambert, New York

 

2008

Advancing the Experience: Robert Ryman and Urs Raussmüller, Hallen für neue Kunst, Schaffhausen

 

2007

Contemporary Conversations: Robert Ryman, 1976, The Menil Collection, Houston, USA

Robert Ryman: No Title Required, PaceWildenstein, 32 East 57th Street, New York

 

2006

Robert Ryman: Small Works, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Robert Ryman at Inverleith House, Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Scotland

 

2005

Robert Ryman, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas

Robert Ryman, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels

Robert Ryman: Monotypes, Pace Prints, New York

 

2004

Robert Ryman, PaceWildenstein, 534 West 25th Street, New York,

Robert Ryman, Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Sakura City, Japan

Robert Ryman: Works on Paper 1957–1964, Peter Blum SoHo, New York

 

2003

New Paintings, Haunch of Venison, London

 

2002

Robert Ryman, PaceWildenstein, 534 West 25th Street, New York

Robert Ryman, Thomas Ammann Fine Art, Zurich

 

2001

Robert Ryman: Early and Recent Paintings, Galerie Konrad Fischer, Düsseldorf
Kunstmuseum Bonn

 

2000

Robert Ryman Retrospective, Haus der Kunst, Munich – Traveled to: Kunstmuseum Bonn

Robert Ryman: Paintings from the Sixties, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels

 

1999

Robert Ryman, Studio 7 L, Paris

Robert Ryman: Paintings, PaceWildenstein, 32 East 57th Street, New York

 

1996

Temporary Contemporary, Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville

Recent Paintings, PaceWaldenstein, New York

Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

 

1995

Core Paintings, PaceWaldenstein, New York

Obra grafica completa, Ediciones T Galeria D'Art, Barcelona

Robert Ryman, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Nagoya

 

1994

Robert Ryman: Recent Paintings, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, San Francisco

Robert Ryman Prints 1969–93, Betsy Senior Gallery, New York –Traveled to: Galerie Tanit, Munich, February–March 1995; Galerie Annemarie Verna, Zurich, May 18–July 15, 1995; Galerie Alice Pauli, Lausanne, September 2–October 7, 1995; Milwaukee Art Museum, April 5–June 23, 1995; Edicions T Galerie d’Art, Barcelona, November 1995–January 1996.

Robert Ryman: New Paintings, Galerie Marc Blondeau, Paris

1993

Robert Ryman: New Paintings, The Pace Gallery, 142 Greene Street, New York,

Robert Ryman, Hallen für neue Kunst, Schaffhausen, Switzerland

Robert Ryman, Tate Gallery, London – traveled to: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte

Reina Sofía, Madrid, May 25–August 16, 1993; The Museum of Modern Art, New York, September 22, 1993–January 4, 1994; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, February 3–April 17, 1994; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, July 23–October 2, 1994.
Works on paper, Victoria Miro Gallery, London

 

1992

Robert Ryman: Works on Paper, Galerie Konrad Fischer, Düsseldorf

Robert Ryman: Versions, Hallen für neue Kunst, Schaffhausen

 

1991

RENN Esapce d'Art Contemporain, Paris / Hallen für neue Kunst Schaffhausen

 

1990

New Paintings, The Pace Gallery, New York

Six Aquatints, Nohra Haime gallery, New York

 

1989

Prints, The Projects Room, John Weber Gallery, New York

 

1988

DIA Art Foundation, New York

 

1987

Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf

The Charter Series, A Meditative Room for the Collection of

Gerald S. Elliott, The Art Institute of Chicago, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco

 

1986

Recent Paintings, Galerie Maeght Lelong, New York

Leo Castelli Gallery, New York

Currents, Institute for Contemporary Art, Boston

Raum für Malerei, Cologne

 

1985

Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago

 

1984

New Paintings, Galerie Maeght Lelong, New York

Peintures recentes, Galerie Maeght Lelong, Paris

 

1983

Bonnier Gallery, New York

Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles

 

1982

Paintings, Young Hoffman Gallery, Chicago

Recent Paintings, Mayor Gallery, London

 

1981

Sidney Janis Gallery, New York

 

1980

Neue Bilder, Kunstraum München, Munich

Konrad Fischer Galerie, Dusseldorf

InK, Halle für internationale neue Kunst, Zurich, Musee national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf

 

1979

Sidney Janis Gallery, New York

InK, Halle für internationale neue Kunst, Zurich

 

1978

InK, Halle für internationale neue Kunst, Zurich

 

1977

Neue Bilder, Galerie Annemarie Verna, Zurich

Whitechapel Art Gallery, London

Paintings 1976, PS 1, New York

Gallerie Gian Enzo Sperone, Rome

Galerie Charles Kriwin, Brussel

 

1975

Kunsthalle Basel

Paintings and Prints, John Weber Gallery, New York

 

1974

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam

Komplette Graphik, Westfälischer Kunstverein

John Weber Gallery, New York

Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussel

 

1973
Galleria San Fedele, Milano

Paintings and Etchings, John Weber Gallery, New York

Art & Project, Amsterdam

Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf

 

1972

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

Early paintings, John Weber Gallery, New York

Galerie Annemarie Verna, Zurich

Galerie Heiner Friedrich, Cologne

Current Editions, Seattle

Galleria II Cortile, Rome

Lisson Gallery, London

 

1971

Fischbach Gallery, New York

Dwan Gallery, New York

Galerie Heiner Friedrich, Cologne

Currents Editions, Seattle

 

1970

Delta Paintings, 1966, Fischbach Gallery, New York

 

1969

Fischbach Gallery, New York

Wall Show - Part I, Ace Gallery, Los Angeles

Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf

Drawings, Galerie Heiner Friedrich, Munich

Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris

Galerie Francoise Lambert, Milano

 

1968

Galerie Heiner Friedrich, Munich

Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf

 

1967

Paul Bianchini Gallery, New York 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

Wolke und Kristall - Die Sammlung Dorothee und Konrad Fischer, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf

WITH A TOUCH OF PINK - WITH A BIT OF VIOLET - WITH A HINT OF GREEN - Dorothee Fischer in memoriam, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf

 

2014

One Way: Peter Marino Bass Museum Of Art, Miami Beach

Solides Fragiles, Mudam Luxembourg, Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxemburg

White Magic: Robert Ryman / Rudolf Staffel, David Nolan, New York

Make it New: Abstract Painting from the National Gallery of Art, 1950–1975, The Clark Art Institute, Williamstown

Biennale of Painting: The Paintstroke, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens

Love Story – The Anne & Wolfgang Titze Collection, Winter Palace and 21er Haus, Vienna

Mingei: Are You Here, Pace Gallery, 508 West 25th Street, New York

Carte Blanche, Pace at Chesa Büsin, Zuoz

Fruits of Passion, The Collection of the Pompidou Center, The Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe

 

2013

A Place In Two Dimensions: a Selection From Collección Jumex + Fred Sandback, Museo Jumex, Mexico City

When Attitudes Become Form: Bern 1969/Venice 2013, Ca’ Corner della Regina, Fondazione Prada, Venice

The Illusion of the Precise: Robert Ryman, Todd Williamson, Mark Williams, Wade Wilson Gallery, Houston

 

2012

The Charm of Quasi-Parallel Lines, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago

Materializing Six Years: Lucy R. Lippard and the Emergence of Conceptual Art, Brooklyn Museum, New York

Notations: Contemporary Drawing as Idea and Process, Mildred Lane Kemper Art

Museum, Washington University, Saint Louis

White: The Anatomy of a Color, National Academy Museum, New York

Derive, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston

 

2011

Structure & Absence, White Cube, London

Malevich and the American Legacy, Gagosian Gallery, New York

Contemporary Collecting: The Judith Neisser Collection, Art Institute of Chicago

Drawn / Taped / Burned: Abstraction on Paper, Katonah Museum of Art, New York
Splendor of Dynamic Structure: Celebrating 75 Years of the American Abstract Artists, HerbertF.JohnsonMuseum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

 

2010

On-Line: Drawing through the Twentieth Century, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

New Editions: Ingrid Calame, Tara Donovan, Robert Mangold, Robert Ryman and Dan Walsh, Pace Prints, New York

50 Years at Pace, The Pace Gallery, 534 West 25th Street, and 545 West 22nd Street, New York

Contemporary Collecting: Selections from the Donna and Howard Stone Collection, Art Institute of Chicago

Reflection, Peter Blum Gallery, New York

With a Probability of Being Seen: Dorothee and Konrad Fischer: Archives of an Attitude, Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona – Traveled to: Museum Kurhaus Kleve

Monet and Abstraction, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid – Traveled to: Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris

Prints by Albers, Judd, Reinhardt, Ryman and Tuttle, Pace Prints, New York

 

2009

Collection: MOCA’s First 30 Years, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

1969, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York

Sans-Titre #1: Peintures des années 1970–1980, Œuvres de la Collection Lambert, Collection Lambert, Avignon

Carl Andre, Dan Flavin, Donald Judd, Sol LeWitt, Robert Mangold, Robert Ryman, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York

New York/New Drawings 1946–2007, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia

Piero Manzoni: A Retrospective, Gagosian Gallery, New York

White Light / White Heat, HAUSER & WIRTH Colnaghi London

ONE MORE, Thomas Rehbein Galerie, Cologne

 

2008

LINES, GRIDS, STAINS, WORDS - MOMA COLLECTION, Museum Wiesbaden

for what you are about to receive, Gagosian Gallery / Red October Chocolate Factory, Moskau

Private / Corporate, V Daimler Contemporary, Berlin

Robert Ryman / Urs Raussmüller, Hallen für neue Kunst, Schaffhausen

SAMMLUNG: 1978 - 2008, Migros Museum, Zürich

LINES, GRIDS, STAINS, WORDS - MOMA COLLECTION, Museu Serralves, Porto

Face to Face. The Daros Collections II, Daros Exhibitions, Zürich

How Artists Draw, Menil Collection, Houston

Abstract Vision, Thomas Ammann, Zürich

 

2007

Das schwarze Quadrat, Kunsthalle Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

Die Kunst zu Sammeln, Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, Germany

MARTa schweigt, MARTa Herford Museum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Herford, Germany

What Is Painting, MoMA, New York, USA

Japan und der Westen - Die erfüllte Leere, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany

J'EMBRASSE PAS, Collection Lambert, Avignon, France

 

2006

Line and Surface - Works on Paper, Peter Blum - Blumarts Inc., New York

Soulages, Kelly, Ryman - Estampes, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France

Conversation with Art, on Art, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Travelin' Light, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht

Where are we going, Palazzo Grassi, Venedig, Italy

The Guggenheim Collection, Kunst und Ausstellungshalle Bonn, Bonn, Germany

Plane/Figure, Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Winthertur

busy going crazy, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France

 

2005

Outside Europe - Aus der Sammlung DaimlerChrysler, DaimlerChryslerContemporary, Berlin

Müzene der Kunst auf Papier, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

Salon dautomne, Annemarie Verna Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland

Masterprints aus Privatsammlungen, Galerie Erhard Witzel, Wiesbaden, Germany

Leporello, Een reis door de collectie, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam

 

2004

Friedrich Christian Flick Collection im Hamburger Bahnhof, Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam at Usce, Museum of Contemporary Art Belgrad, Belgrade, Serbia

Still mapping the moon - Perspektiven zeitgenössischer Malerei, Kunstmuseum Bonn

Sommerausstellung, Annemarie Verna Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland

Beyond Geometry - Experiments in Form 1940s, Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles

Modern Means: Continuity and Change in Art from 1880 to the Present, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Singular Forms (Sometimes Repeated) - Art from 1951 to the Present, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

SELECTED BOOKS AND CATALOGUES

2014
The Distaff Side (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Ryan Frank, Caitlin Smith, Joan Simon, et al. Sharon, Connecticut: The Granary
Love Story – The Anne & Wolfgang Titze Collection(exhibition catalogue). Vienna: Verlag für modern Kunst Nürnberg
Make it New: Abstract Painting from the National Gallery of Art, 1950–1975 (exhibition catalogue). Williamstown: The Clark Art Institute
Newman, Amy. Challenging Art: Artforum 1962–1974. New York: Soho Press
Ormiston, Rosalind. 50 Art Movements You Should Know. New York: Prestel Publishing

2013
Celant, Germano, Thomas Demand, Rem Koolhaas and Harald Szeemann. When Attitudes Become Form: Bern 1969/Venice 2013 (exhibition catalogue). Milan: Ca’ Corner della Regina and Fondazione Prada
Delong, Lea Rosson, ed. Des Moines Art Center Collects. Des Moines, Iowa: Des Moines Art Center
Mingei: Are You Here (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Nicolas Trembley and Yuko Kikuchi. London: Pace London
Pierrette Bloch. Zurich: JPR Ringier
Robert Ryman: Recent Paintings (exhibition catalogue). New York: Pace Gallery

2012
Beard, Lee, Adam Butler, Claire Van Cleave, Diane Fortenberry and Susan Stirling. The Art Book. London: Phaidon Press Limited
Klein, Jacky and Suzy. What Is Contemporary Art, A Children’s Guide. London: Thames & Hudson
Soppelsa, Walter, ed. A Selection from the Daros Collection. Text by Jean-Christophe Ammann. Zurich: Daros Services AG

2011
Alexej von Jawlensky, Joself Albers: Farbe-Abstraktion-Serie (exhibition catalogue). Germany: Museum Wiesbaden
Holzwarth, Hans Werner and Laszlo Taschen, eds. Modern Art: 1870–2000, Impressionism to Today. Cologne: Taschen
O’Keeffe, Linda. Brilliant: White in Design. New York: The Monacelli Press
Rondeau, James. The Judith Neisser Collection: Minimal and Postminimal Innovation. Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago
Rylands, Philip, ed. Hannelore B. and Rudolph B. Schulhof Collection. Text by Nicholas Fox Weber. Interview by Lisa Jacobs. New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation
Splendor of Dynamic Structure: Celebrating 75 Years of the American Abstract Artists (exhibition catalogue). Text by Nancy E. Green. Ithaca, New York: Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, CornellUniversity
Staff, Craig G. Modernist Painting and Materiality. London: McFarland & Company Inc., Publishers
Structure & Absence (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Craig Burnett, Dario Gamboni and Jerry Saltz. London: White Cube

2010
Contemporary Collecting: Selections from the Donna and Howard Stone Collection (exhibition catalogue). Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago
50 Years at Pace (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Arne Glimcher et al. New York: The Pace Gallery
Jacob Kassay: Untitled (exhibition catalogue). Italy: Collezione Maramotti
Kamien-Kazhden, Adina, ed. Modernism in Dialogue: 20th-Century Painting and Sculpture in the Israel Museum. Jerusalem: Israel Museum
Martín Ramírez (exhibition catalogue). Madrid: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
Meyer, James, ed. Minimalism.London: Phaidon Press Ltd.
Monet and Abstraction (exhibition catalogue). Text by Paloma Alarcó. Madrid: Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza
On-Line: Drawing through the Twentieth Century (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Catherine de Zegher and Cornelia H. Butler. New York: The Museum of Modern Art
Painting: Process and Expansion. From the 1950s to the Present Day (exhibition catalogue). Austria: Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien
Rattemeyer, Christian et al. Exhibiting the New Art: ‘Op Losse Schroeven’ and ‘When Attitudes Become Form’ 1969. London: Afterall
Robert Ryman: Variations & Improvisations (exhibition catalogue). Text by Vesela Sretenovic. Washington, D.C.: Phillips Collection
Robert Ryman and Urs Raussmüller: Advancing the Experience. Text by Christel Sauer.Basel: Raussmüller Collection
Roman Opaka: Oktogon (exhibition catalogue). Pozna, Poland: Art Stations Foundation
United States Embassy London: Art in Embassies Exhibition. Washington, D.C.: Art in Embassies Program
With a Probability of Being Seen: Dorothee and Konrad Fischer: Archives of an Attitude (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Rudi Fuchs, Friedrich Meschede, Konrad Fischer and Ronand Mönig. Barcelona: Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona

2009
Art of Our Time. Volume 2, 1999–2008. Tokyo: Japan Art Association
Colaizzi, Vittorio, ed. Robert Ryman: Critical Texts since 1967. London: Ridinghouse
Godfrey, Tony. Painting Today. London: Phaidon Press Limited
Hudson, Suzanne P. Robert Ryman: Used Paint. Cambridge, Massachusetts and London: The MIT Press
Irwin & Hooper: The Frances and John Bowes Collection. San Francisco: California College of the Arts MA Program in Curatorial Practice
New York/New Drawings 1946–2007 (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Elizabeth Finch and William Corbett. Segovia, Spain: Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente
Richard, Sophie. Unconcealed: The International Network of Conceptual Artists 1967–77: Dealers, Exhibitions and Public Collections. London
Rush, Michael. The Rose Art Museum at Brandeis. New York

2008
Celant, Germano. The American Tornado: Art in Power 1949–2008. Milan: Skira Editore
Circa 1958: Breaking Ground in American Art (exhibition catalogue). Text by Roni Feinstein. Chapel Hill: Ackland Art Museum and University of North Carolina
Frei, Georg, ed. Abstract Vision (exhibition catalogue). Zurich: Thomas Ammann Fine Art
Frémon, Jean. The Paradoxes of Robert Ryman. Brooklyn: Black Square Editions and the Brooklyn Rail
Glenstone: Inaugural Exhibition (exhibition catalogue). Potomac, Maryland: Glenstone Foundation
Heartney, Eleanor. Art & Today.London: Phaidon Press Limited
Ishikawa, Chiyo, ed. A Community of Collectors: 75th Anniversary Gifts to the Seattle Art Museum. Washington: SeattleArt Museum
Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art: Volume I and II. Tokyo: DIC Corporation
Kleeblatt, Norman L., ed. Action / Abstraction: Pollock, De Kooning, and American Art, 1940–1976 (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Debra Bricker Balken, Morris Dickstein, Douglas Dreishpoon, Charlotte Eyerman, Mark Godfrey, Caroline A. Jones, Norman L. Kleeblatt and Irving Sandler. New York and New Haven: Jewish Museum; Yale University Press
Lines, Grids, Stains, Words: Minimal Art Drawings from the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art, New York (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Glenn D. Lowry, João Fernandes, Volker Rattemeyer and Christian Rattemeyer. Wiesbaden and Porto: Museum Wiesbaden; Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Serralves
Now You See It (exhibition catalogue). Text by Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson. Colorado: Aspen Art Museum
One More, In Memoriam: Sol LeWitt (exhibition catalogue). Esbjerg, Denmark: Esbjerg Kunstmuseum
Selections from the Frances and John Bowes Collection. San Francisco: CaliforniaCollege of the Arts MA Program in Curatorial Practice
Signs of the Apocalypse/Rapture. Chicago: Front Forty Press

2007
Boswell, Peter. LeWitt x 2 (exhibition brochure). Miami: Miami Art Museum
Collection Art Contemporain. Paris: Éditions du Centre Pompidou
Colpitt, Frances, et al. James Hayward. San Francisco: Modernism Inc
De Corral, María and John R. Lane. Fast Forward: Contemporary Collections for the Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas and New Haven: Dallas Museum of Art; Yale University Press
Dreishpoon, Douglas and David Bonetti. The Panza Collection: An Experience of Color and Light (exhibition catalogue). Buffalo, New York: Abright-Knox Art Gallery
Jonathan Lasker (exhibition catalogue). Text by David Moos. New York: Cheim & Read
Pacquement, Alfred. Selected Works: La Collection du Centre Pompidu, Musée National D’Art Moderne. Paris: Éditions du Panama / Éditions du Centre Pompidou
Rondeau, James. Jasper Johns: Gray (exhibition catalogue). Chicago and New Haven: Art Institute of Chicago and Yale University Press
Sprague, Tiffany, ed. Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century (exhibition catalogue). New Haven: Connecticut: YaleUniversityArtGallery
Think with the Senses, Feel with the Mind: Art in the Present Tense, 52nd Biennale di Venezia (exhibition catalogue)

2006
Bernstein, J. M. Against Voluptuous Bodies: Late Modernism and the Meaning of Painting. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press
Celant, Germano and Lisa Dennison. New York New York: Fifty Years of Art, Architecture, Cinema, Performance, Photography and Video (exhibition catalogue). Milan: Skira Editore S.p.A.
Elemental Form (exhibition catalogue). Text by Robert Storr. New York: L & M Arts
Hudson, Suzanne Perling. “Robert Ryman: Painting Pragmatism.” PhD diss., Princeton University, New Jersey
LeWitt x 2 (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Dean Swanson and Martin Friedman. Madison, Wisconsin: MadisonMuseum of Contemporary Art
Nothing and Everything (exhibition catalogue). San Francisco: Fraenkel Gallery
Plane/Figure: Amerikanische Kunst aus Schweizer Privatsammlungen und aus dem Kunstmuseum Winterthur (exhibition catalogue). Düsseldorf: Richter Verlag
Richardson, Brenda. Jennifer Bartlett: Early Plate Work (exhibition catalogue). Andover, Massachusetts: Addison Gallery of American Art, PhillipsAcademy
Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). Text by Charles Wylie. Dallas: DallasMuseum of Art
Robert Ryman: Small Works (exhibition brochure). Text by Alex Baker. Philadelphia: PennsylvaniaAcademy of the Fine Arts
Robert Ryman at Inverleith House, Royal Botanical Garden. Frauenfeld/Basel: Raussmüller Collection
Ryman Paintings and Ryman Exhibitions, Raussmüller Collection. Texts by Urs Raussmüller and Christel Sauer. Frauenfeld/Basel: Raussmüller Collection
Varnedoe, Kirk. Pictures of Nothing: Abstract Art sinck Pollock. The A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts, 2003, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Bollingen Series 35:48. Washington, D.C.: Board of Trustees, National Gallery of Art
Where Are We Going? Selections from the François Pinault Collection (exhibition catalogue).Milan: Skira editore S.p.A.

2005
Colaizzi, Vittorio. “Robert Ryman, Painting as Actuality: 1953–1969.” PhD diss., Virginia Commonwealth University
Contemporary Voices: Works from the UBS Art Collection (exhibition catalogue). Interview by Ann Temkin. New York: The Museum of Modern Art
Frémon, Jean. The Paradoxes of Robert Ryman. Translated by Brian Evenson. Berkeley, California and Brooklyn: Black Square Editions; The Brooklyn Rail
Noji, Tsuneyoshi and Hiroshi Senjyu. New York Art Navigation. Tokyo: Kobunsha Publishers
Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). Text by Jan Dibbets. Brussels: Xavier Hufkens
Ryman, Robert. Sobre a pintura. In Pintura Abstracção Depois Da Abstracção. Edited by Johannes Meinhardt. Serralves, Portugal: Fundação de Serralves
Sajet, Kim. In Private Hands: 200 Years of American Painting. Philadelphia: PennsylvaniaAcademy of the Fine Arts
Sets, Series, and Suites: Contemporary Prints (exhibition catalogue). Boston: Museum of Fine Arts

2004
Butler, Cornelia and Catherine de Zeghher. On Line: Drawing Through the Twentieth Century. New York: The Museum of Modern Art
Cooke, Lynne and Michael Govan. Dia: Beacon. New York: Dia Art Foundation
Farquharson, Alex, ed. Brian Wilson: An Art Book. London: Four Corners Books
Hayashi, Michio. Art Seminar Series 2002–2003: Robert Ryman. Tokyo: Art Trace
Intuition/(Im)Precision (exhibition catalogue). Salzburg: Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg
Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). New York: PaceWildenstein
Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Michio Hayashi and Sumi Hayashi. Interview by Phyllis Tuchman. Sakura–City, Japan: KawamuraMemorialMuseum of Art
Robert Ryman: Works on Paper 1957–1964 (exhibition catalogue). Interview by Peter Blum. New York: Peter Blum Edition
Singular Forms (Sometimes Repeated): Art from 1951 to the Present. New York: SolomonR. Guggenheim Museum
Still Mapping the Moon: Perspektiven zeitgenössischer Malerei. Bonn: Kunstmuseum Bonn


2003
Art of Tennessee (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Benjamin H. Caldwell, Jr. et al. Nashville: FristCenter for the Visual Arts
Conkelton, Sheryl. An International Legacy: Selections from Carnegie Museum of Art. New York: American Federation of Arts
Humblet, Claudine. The New American Abstraction, 1950–1970. Milan
Robert Ryman: New Paintings (exhibition catalogue). Text by Yve-Alain Bois. London: Haunch of Venison

2002
Belli, Gabriella. Le Stanze dell’Arte: Figure e immagini del XX secolo (exhibition catalogue): Milan: Skira Editore
Helfenstein, Josef and Jonathan Fineberg, eds. Drawings of Choice from a New York Collection (exhibition catalogue). Champaign, Illinois: KrannertArt Museum
Heller, Nancy G. Why A Painting Is Like A Pizza: A Guide to Understanding and Enjoying Modern Art. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press
Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). Interviews by Phyllis Tuchman and Amy Baker Sandback. Zurich: Thomas Ammann Fine Art
Robert Ryman: New Paintings (exhibition catalogue). Text by Yve-Alain Bois. New York: PaceWildenstein

2001
Cheekwood Museum of Art Permanent Collection. Nashville: CheekwoodMuseum of Art
Colecção Onnasch: Aspectos da Arte Contemporanea / The Onnasch Collection. Aspects of Contemporary Art (exhibition catalogue). Barcelona and Porto, Portugal: Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona; Fundação de Serralves
Nasgaard, Roald. Pleasures of Sight and States of Being: Radical Abstract Painting Since 1990 (exhibition catalogue). Tallahassee, Florida: Museum Press

2000
Catálogo de la Colección de Arte Contemporáneo Fundación “la Caixa.” Barcelona: Fundación la Caixa
Meyer, James, ed. Minimalism.London: Phaidon Press Ltd.
Painting Zero Degree. Texts by Carlos Basualdo and Ellen Tepfer. New York: Independent Curators International
Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). Ostfildern: Edition Tertium
Robert Ryman: Paintings from the Sixties (exhibition catalogue). Bruxelles: Xavier Hufkens Gallery
Robert Ryman Retrospektive mit Räuman von Ariane Epars, Clay Ketter, Albert Weis und Beat Zoderer (exhibition catalogue). Ostfildern: Edition Tertium

1999
Bois, Yve Alain. Abstraction, Gesture, Ecriture: Paintings from the Daros Collection. Zurich and New York: Alesco; Scalo
Corzo, Miguel Angel, ed. Mortality Immortality The Legacy of 20th-Century Art.Los Angeles: Getty Conservation Institute
Mitchel, Breon and Lois More Overbeck, eds. Word and Image: Samuel Beckett and the Visual Text. Atlanta: Robert W. Woodruff Library, Emory University
Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). Text by Us Raussmüller, Christel Sauer, Daniel Buren and Alfred Pacquement. Paris: Beaux Arts Magazine
Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). Text by Christel Sauer. New York: PaceWildenstein
Van Lil, Kira. Hallen für Neue Kunst Schafhausen. Kurzführer zu den ausgestelltenb Werke / Concise Guide to Exhibited Work. Ostfildren: Hatje Cantz

1996
Black & White (exhibition catalogue). Seoul: Seomi Gallery
Contemplation: Five Installations: Barbara Bloom, Ann Hamilton with Kathryn Clark, Nam June Paik, Robert Ryman, James Turrell. Des Moines, Iowa: Des MoinesArtCenter
Franz, Erich and Peter Blum. In Quest of the Absolute. New York: Peter Blum Editions
Rosenthal, Mark. Abstraction in the 20th Century: Total Risk, Freedom, Discipline (exhibition catalogue). New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York

1995
Margo Leavin Gallery: 25 Years. Los Angeles: Margo Leavin Gallery

1994
On a Clear Day (exhibition catalogue). Text by Carmen Schliebe and Markus Stegmann. Baden-Baden: Staatliche Kunsthalle

1993
Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). Texts by María de Corral, Robert Storr, Catherine Kinley, Lynn Zelevansky and Linda Norden. Madrid: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Nicolas Serota, Robert Storr, Catherine Kinley, Lynn Zelevansky and Linda Norden. London: Tate Gallery
Robert Ryman: New Paintings (exhibition catalogue). New York: The Pace Gallery
Der zerbrochene Spiegel: Positionen zur Malerei (exhibition catalogue). Murr, Germany: KunstBuchDienst

1992
Ansichtssachen. Bochum, Germany: Gallery m
Devil on the Stairs: Looking Back on the Eighties (exhibition catalogue). Text by Robert Storr. Philadelphia: Institute of Contemporary Art
Robert Ryman: Versions (exhibition catalogue). Interview by Urs Raussmüller. Schaffhausen and New York: Hallen für neue Kunst; The Pace Gallery

1991
Emanuel Hoffmann-Stiftung. Basel: Emanuel Hoffmann-Stiftung
Frémon, Jean. Robert Ryman: le paradoxe absolu. Caen, France: L'Échoppe
Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Urs Raussmüller, Christel Sauer, Robert Storr and the artist. Paris: Espace d'art Contemporain

1990
Robert Ryman: New Paintings (exhibition catalogue). Text by Yve-Alain Bois. New York: The Pace Gallery

1988
Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). Text by Charles Wright. Interview by Gary Garrels. New York: Dia Art Foundation
Robert Ryman: The Charter Series. New Work: A Series of Recent Work by Younger and Established Artists (exhibition brochure). Text by Neal Benezra. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

1986
Hunter, Sam, ed. An American Renaissance: Painting and Sculpture since 1940 (exhibition catalogue). New York: Abbeville Press

1985
From Twombly to Clemente: Selected Works from a Private Collection (exhibition catalogue). Switzerland: Kunsthalle Basel

1984
Art of Our Time: The Saatchi Collection. Volume 1. London and New York: Lund Humphries; Rizzoli
Ryman. Peintures Récentes (exhibition catalogue). Text by Jean Frémon. Paris: Galerie Maeght Lelong

1981
Namuth, Hans. Artists 1950–81: A Personal View. New York: Pace Gallery Publications
Robert Ryman (exhibition brochure). New York: Sidney Janis Gallery
Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Yve-Alain Bois and Christel Sauer. Paris: Musée national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou

1980
Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). Text by Christel Sauer. Zurich: InK, Halle für Internationale neue Kunst
Sauer, Christel. Dokumentation 6 (exhibitions catalogue). Zurich: Halle für Internationale neue Kunst
Seven Decades of Twentieth-Century Art: From the Sidney and Harriet Collection of The Museum of Modern Art and the Sidney Janis Gallery Collection (exhibition catalogue). Text by William Rubin. La Jolla and Santa Barbara: La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art; Santa Barbara Museum of Art

1979
Robert Ryman: An Exhibition of Recent Paintings (exhibition catalogue). New York: Sidney Janis Gallery
Sauer, Christel. Dokumentation 3 (exhibitions catalogue). Zurich: Halle für Internationale neue Kunst

1978
American Painting of the 1970s (exhibition catalogue). Text by Linda Cathcart. Buffalo, New York: Albright-KnoxArtGallery
Sauer, Christel. Dokumentation 1 (exhibitions catalogue). Zurich: Halle für Internationale neue Kunst

1977
Artists' Salute to Skowhegan (exhibition catalogue). New York: Kennedy Galleries
Drawing and Collage: Selections from the New York University Art Collection (exhibition catalogue). New York: Grey Art Gallery and Study Center
Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Naomi Spector and by the artist. London: WhitechapelArtGallery

1976
Three into Five: Critical Perspectives in American Art (exhibition catalogue). Amherst, Massachussetts: FineArtsCenter, University of Massachusetts

1975
Empirica: L’arte tra addizione e sottrazione. Milan: Ripalta
Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). Text by Carlo Huber. Basel: Kunsthalle Basel

1974
American Painting in the Watershed Year, 1961 (exhibition catalogue). New York: Allan Frumkin Gallery
Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). Text by Naomi Spector. Amsterdam: StedelijkMuseum

1973
Robert Ryman: Exhibition of Works (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Luca M. Venturi and the artist. Milan: Galleria San Fedele

1972
Robert Ryman: Exhibition of Works (exhibition catalogue). Text by Diane Waldman. New York: SolomonR.GuggenheimMuseum

1971
20 Artisti Americani (exhibition catalogue). Bari, Italy: Chase Manhattan Bank

1970
Art Since 1960 (exhibition catalogue). Princeton, New Jersey: Art Museum, Princeton University
Bildernische Ausdrucksformen 1960–1970, Sammlung Karl Ströher (exhibition catalogue). Darmstadt, Germany: Hessisches Landesmuseum
Conceptual Art, Arte Povera, Land Art (exhibition catalogue). Turin: Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna
Modular Painting (exhibition catalogue). Buffalo, New York: Albright-KnoxArtGallery
Monumental American Art (exhibition catalogue). Cincinnati: Contemporary Arts Center
Robert Ryman: Delta Paintings, 1966 (exhibition catalogue). New York: Fischbach Gallery
Using Walls (exhibition catalogue). New York: Jewish Museum
Zeichnungen amerikanischer Künstler (exhibition catalogue). Cologne: Galerie Rolf Ricke

1969
American Drawings (exhibition catalogue). Fort Worth, Texas: ModernArt Museum of Fort Worth
Anti-Illusion: Procedures/Materials (exhibition catalogue). New York: WhitneyMuseum of American Art
Drawings (exhibition catalogue). Munich: Galerie Heiner Friedrich
Here and Now: An Exhibition of Thirteen Artists (exhibition catalogue). Saint Louis, Missouri: Steinberg Hall, Washington University Gallery of Art
Highlights of the 1968–69 Art Season (exhibition catalogue). Ridgefield, Connecticut: Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art
Kunstmarkt 1969 (exhibition catalogue). Cologne: Josef-Haubrich-Kunsthalle
Op Losse Schroeven: Situaties en Cryptostructuren (exhibition catalogue). Amsterdam: StedelijkMuseum
Prospect 69 (exhibition catalogue). Düsseldorf: Städtische Kunsthalle
Sammlung 1968 Karl Ströher (exhibition catalogue). Berlin: Neue Nationalgalerie
Szeemann, Harald. Live in Your Head: When Attitudes Become Form (exhibition catalogue). Bern: Kunsthalle Berne

1968
Four NYC Artists: Gordon, Lonzano, Ryman, Stanley (exhibition catalogue). Cincinnati: Contemporary Arts Center

1967
Rejective Art (exhibition catalogue). New York: American Federation of Arts
A Romantic Minimalism (exhibition catalogue). Text by Steven S. Prokopoff. Philadelphia: Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania
Selected New York Artists (exhibition catalogue). Ithaca, New York: IthacaCollegeMuseum

1966
Systemic Painting (exhibition catalogue). Text by Lawrence Alloway. New York: SolomonR.GuggenheimMuseum

1965
Art ‘65: Lesser Known and Unknown Painters—Young American Sculpture—East to West (exhibition catalogue). New York: Star Press

1964
The Individual Image (exhibition catalogue). New York: Alan Auslander Gallery

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