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BIOGRAPHY
 
1930
born in Nashville, Tenesse
 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
 
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 f?r neue
Kunst Schaffhausen (cat.)

1990
"New Paintings", The Pace Gallery, New York (cat.)
"Six Aquatints", Nohra Haime gallery, New York

1989
"Prints", The Projects Room, John Weber Gallery, New York

1988
DIA Art Foundation, New York (cat.)

1987
Konrad Fischer Galerie, Dusseldorf
"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 f?r Malerei, Cologne

1985
Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago

1984
"New Paintings", Galerie Maeght Lelong, New York
"Peintures r?centes", Galerie Maeght Lelong, Paris (cat.)

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 M?nchen, Munich
Konrad Fischer Galerie, Dusseldorf
InK, Halle f?r internationale neue Kunst, Zurich (cat.); Muse?
national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
(1981); St?dtische Kunsthalle D?sseldorf, Dusseldorf
(1981/82)

1979
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York (cat.)
InK, Halle f?r internationale neue Kunst, Zurich (cat.)

1978
InK, Halle f?r internationale neue Kunst, Zurich (cat.)

1977
"Neue Bilder", Galerie Annemarie Verna, Zurich
Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (cat.)
"Paintings 1976", PS 1, New York
Gallerie Gian Enzo Sperone, Rome
Galerie Charles Kriwin, Brussel

1975
Kunsthalle Basel (cat.)
"Paintings and Prints", John Weber Gallery, New York

1974
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam (cat.)
"Komplette Graphik", Westf?lischer Kunstverein (cat.)
John Weber Gallery, New York
Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussel

1973
Galleria San Fedele, Milano (cat.)
"Paintings and Etchings", John Weber Gallery, New York
Art & Project, Amsterdam
Konrad Fischer Galerie, Dusseldorf

1972
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (cat.)
"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 (cat.)

1969
Fischbach Gallery, New York
"Wall Show - Part I", Ace Gallery, Los Angeles
Konrad Fischer Galerie, Dusseldorf
"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
 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
 
2014
Solides Fragiles, Mudam Luxembourg, Musée d’Art ModerneGrand-Duc Jean, October 4, 2014–February 8, 2015.
White Magic: Robert Ryman / Rudolf Staffel, David Nolan, New York, September 10–October 25, 2014.
Make it New: Abstract Painting from the National Gallery of Art, 1950–1975, The Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, August 2–October 13, 2014. Biennale of Painting: The Paintstroke, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Belgium, April 6–July 15, 2014.
Love Story – The Anne & Wolfgang Titze Collection, Winter Palace and 21er Haus, Belvedere Vienna, June 15, 2014–October 5, 2014.
Mingei: Are You Here?, Pace Gallery, 508 West 25th Street, New York, March 7–April 5, 2014. (Catalogue)
Carte Blanche, Pace at Chesa Büsin, Zuoz, Switzerland, February 20–March 30, 2014.
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, May 23–August 26, 2012.
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, CornellUniversity, 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, D?sseldorf, Germany
"MARTa schweigt", MARTa Herford Museum f?r zeitgen?ssische 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, NY, USA
"Soulages, Kelly, Ryman - Estampes", Galerie Lelong, Paris, France
"Conversation with Art, on Art", Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
"Travelin' Light", Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, NL
"Where are we going?", Palazzo Grassi, Venedig, Italy
"The Guggenheim Collection", Kunst und Ausstellungshalle Bonn, Bonn, Germany
"Plane/Figure", Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Winthertur, CH
"busy going crazy", La Maison Rouge, Paris, France

2005
"Outside Europe - Aus der Sammlung DaimlerChrysler", DaimlerChrysler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
"M?zene 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, The Netherlands


2004
"Friedrich Christian Flick Collection im Hamburger Bahnhof", Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum f?r Gegenwart, Berlin, Germany
"Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam at Usce", Museum of Contemporary Art Belgrad, Belgrade, Serbia
"Still mapping the moon - Perspektiven zeitgen?ssischer Malerei", Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany
"Sommerausstellung", Annemarie Verna Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
"Beyond Geometry - Experiments in Form 1940s?70s", Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
"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, NY, USA
 
PUBLICATIONS
 
2014
The Distaff Side (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Ryan Frank, Caitlin Smith, Joan Simon, et al. Sharon, Connecticut: The Granary, 2014: 144, illustrated.

Love Story – The Anne & Wolfgang Titze Collection(exhibition catalogue). Vienna: Verlag für modern Kunst Nürnberg, 2014: 258–9, illustrated.

Make it New: Abstract Painting from the National Gallery of Art, 1950–1975 (exhibition catalogue). Williamstown: The Clark Art Institute, 2014: 34, 35, 102, 103, illustrated.

Newman, Amy. Challenging Art: Artforum 1962–1974. New York: Soho Press, 2014: 338.

Ormiston, Rosalind. 50 Art Movements You Should Know. New York: Prestel Publishing, 2014: 115, illustrated.



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, 2013: 577, illustrated.

Delong, Lea Rosson, ed. Des Moines Art Center Collects. Des Moines, Iowa: Des Moines Art Center, 2013: 210, 211, illustrated.

Mingei: Are You Here? (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Nicolas Trembley and Yuko Kikuchi. London: Pace London, 2013: illustrated.

Pierrette Bloch. Zurich: JPR Ringier, 2013: 52, illustrated.

Robert Ryman: Recent Paintings (exhibition catalogue). New York: Pace Gallery, 2013.



2012
Beard, Lee, Adam Butler, Claire Van Cleave, Diane Fortenberry and Susan Stirling. The Art Book. London: Phaidon Press Limited, 2012: 472, illustrated.



Klein, Jacky and Suzy. What Is Contemporary Art? A Children’s Guide. London: Thames & Hudson, 2012: 31, illustrated.



Soppelsa, Walter, ed. A Selection from the Daros Collection. Text by Jean-Christophe Ammann. Zurich: Daros Services AG, 2012: plates 83–88, illustrated.



2011



Alexej von Jawlensky, Joself Albers: Farbe-Abstraktion-Serie (exhibition catalogue). Germany: Museum Wiesbaden, 2011: illustrated, 48.



Holzwarth, Hans Werner and Laszlo Taschen, eds. Modern Art: 1870–2000, Impressionism to Today. Cologne: Taschen, 2011: 534–535, illustrated.



O’Keeffe, Linda. Brilliant: White in Design. New York: The Monacelli Press, 2011: 175, illustrated.



Rondeau, James. The Judith Neisser Collection: Minimal and Postminimal Innovation. Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 2011: 126–129, illustrated.



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, 2011: 122–123, 150, illustrated.



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, 2011: 38, illustrated.



Staff, Craig G. Modernist Painting and Materiality. London: McFarland & Company Inc., Publishers, 2011: 143, illustrated.



Structure & Absence (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Craig Burnett, Dario Gamboni and Jerry Saltz. London: White Cube, 2011: 26, illustrated.



2010



Contemporary Collecting: Selections from the Donna and Howard Stone Collection (exhibition catalogue). Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 2010: illustrated.



50 Years at Pace (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Arne Glimcher et al. New York: The Pace Gallery, 2010: illustrated.



Jacob Kassay: Untitled (exhibition catalogue). Italy: Collezione Maramotti, 2010: illustrated.



Kamien-Kazhden, Adina, ed. Modernism in Dialogue: 20th-Century Painting and Sculpture in the Israel Museum. Jerusalem: Israel Museum, 2010: 75, illustrated.



Martín Ramírez (exhibition catalogue). Madrid: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, 2010: illustrated.



Meyer, James, ed. Minimalism.London: Phaidon Press Ltd., 2010: illustrated.



Monet and Abstraction (exhibition catalogue). Text by Paloma Alarcó. Madrid: Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, 2010: illustrated.



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, 2010: 68, illustrated.



Painting: Process and Expansion. From the 1950s to the Present Day (exhibition catalogue). Austria: Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, 2010: 30, illustrated.



Rattemeyer, Christian et al. Exhibiting the New Art: ‘Op Losse Schroeven’ and ‘When Attitudes Become Form’ 1969. London: Afterall, 2010: 157, illustrated.



Robert Ryman: Variations & Improvisations (exhibition catalogue). Text by Vesela Sretenovic. Washington, D.C.: Phillips Collection, 2010.



Robert Ryman and Urs Raussmüller: Advancing the Experience. Text by Christel Sauer.Basel: Raussmüller Collection, 2010.



Roman Opałka: Oktogon/ 1–∞ (exhibition catalogue). Poznań, Poland: Art Stations Foundation, 2010: illustrated.



United States Embassy London: Art in Embassies Exhibition. Washington, D.C.: Art in Embassies Program, 2010: 29, illustrated.



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, 2010: 325, 326, illustrated.



2009



Art of Our Time. Volume 2, 1999–2008. Tokyo: Japan Art Association, 2009.



Colaizzi, Vittorio, ed. Robert Ryman: Critical Texts since 1967. London: Ridinghouse, 2009.



Godfrey, Tony. Painting Today. London: Phaidon Press Limited, 2009: illustrated.



Hudson, Suzanne P. Robert Ryman: Used Paint. Cambridge, Massachusetts and London: The MIT Press, 2009.



Irwin & Hooper: The Frances and John Bowes Collection. San Francisco: California College of the Arts MA Program in Curatorial Practice, 2009: 2, 36–39, illustrated; back cover.



New York/New Drawings 1946–2007 (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Elizabeth Finch and William Corbett. Segovia, Spain: Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente, 2009: 211, illustrated.



Richard, Sophie. Unconcealed: The International Network of Conceptual Artists 1967–77: Dealers, Exhibitions and Public Collections. London: Ridinghouse, 2009.



Rush, Michael. The Rose Art Museum at Brandeis. New York: Abrams, 2009: 263, illustrated.



2008



Celant, Germano. The American Tornado: Art in Power 1949–2008. Milan: Skira Editore, 2008: 189–192, illustrated.



Circa 1958: Breaking Ground in American Art (exhibition catalogue). Text by Roni Feinstein. Chapel Hill: Ackland Art Museum and University of North Carolina, 2008: 124–125, illustrated, discussed.



Frei, Georg, ed. Abstract Vision (exhibition catalogue). Zurich: Thomas Ammann Fine Art, 2008: 2, 6, illustrated.



Frémon, Jean. The Paradoxes of Robert Ryman. Brooklyn: Black Square Editions and the Brooklyn Rail, 2008.



Glenstone: Inaugural Exhibition (exhibition catalogue). Potomac, Maryland: Glenstone Foundation, 2008.



Heartney, Eleanor. Art & Today.London: Phaidon Press Limited, 2008: 75, 77, 80, illustrated.



Ishikawa, Chiyo, ed. A Community of Collectors: 75th Anniversary Gifts to the Seattle Art Museum. Washington: SeattleArt Museum, 2008: 45, illustrated.



Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art: Volume I and II. Tokyo: DIC Corporation, 2008: illustrated.



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, 2008: 36.



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, 2008: 183, illustrated.



Now You See It (exhibition catalogue). Text by Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson. Colorado: Aspen Art Museum, 2008: 20–23, illustrated.



One More, In Memoriam: Sol LeWitt (exhibition catalogue). Esbjerg, Denmark: Esbjerg Kunstmuseum, 2008: 34–35, illustrated.



Selections from the Frances and John Bowes Collection. San Francisco: CaliforniaCollege of the Arts MA Program in Curatorial Practice, 2008: 50–53, illustrated.



Signs of the Apocalypse/Rapture. Chicago: Front Forty Press, 2008: illustrated.



2007



Boswell, Peter. LeWitt x 2 (exhibition brochure). Miami: Miami Art Museum, 2007: discussed.



Collection Art Contemporain. Paris: Éditions du Centre Pompidou, 2007: 402–403, illustrated.



Colpitt, Frances, et al. James Hayward. San Francisco: Modernism Inc., 2007.



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, 2007: 132–136, illustrated.



Dreishpoon, Douglas and David Bonetti. The Panza Collection: An Experience of Color and Light (exhibition catalogue). Buffalo, New York: Abright-Knox Art Gallery, 2007: 17–21, 103, illustrated.



Jonathan Lasker (exhibition catalogue). Text by David Moos. New York: Cheim & Read, 2007: illustrated.



Pacquement, Alfred. Selected Works: La Collection du Centre Pompidu, Musée National D’Art Moderne. Paris: Éditions du Panama / Éditions du Centre Pompidou, 2007: 205, illustrated.



Rondeau, James. Jasper Johns: Gray (exhibition catalogue). Chicago and New Haven: Art Institute of Chicago and Yale University Press, 2007: 43, illustrated.



Sprague, Tiffany, ed. Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century (exhibition catalogue). New Haven: Connecticut: YaleUniversityArtGallery, 2007: 344, plate 325, illustrated.



Think with the Senses, Feel with the Mind: Art in the Present Tense, 52nd Biennale di Venezia (exhibition catalogue). Italy: Marsilio, 2007.



2006



Bernstein, J. M. Against Voluptuous Bodies: Late Modernism and the Meaning of Painting. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 2006..



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., 2006: 320–323, illustrated.



Elemental Form (exhibition catalogue). Text by Robert Storr. New York: L & M Arts, 2006: 30–31, 41, illustrated.



Hudson, Suzanne Perling. “Robert Ryman: Painting Pragmatism.” PhD diss., Princeton University, New Jersey, 2006.



LeWitt x 2 (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Dean Swanson and Martin Friedman. Madison, Wisconsin: MadisonMuseum of Contemporary Art, 2006: 32, illustrated.



Nothing and Everything (exhibition catalogue). San Francisco: Fraenkel Gallery, 2006: no. 35, illustrated.



Plane/Figure: Amerikanische Kunst aus Schweizer Privatsammlungen und aus dem Kunstmuseum Winterthur (exhibition catalogue). Düsseldorf: Richter Verlag, 2006: 146–147, 149–151, illustrated.



Richardson, Brenda. Jennifer Bartlett: Early Plate Work (exhibition catalogue). Andover, Massachusetts: Addison Gallery of American Art, PhillipsAcademy, 2006: 20, illustrated.



Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). Text by Charles Wylie. Dallas: DallasMuseum of Art, 2006.



Robert Ryman: Small Works (exhibition brochure). Text by Alex Baker. Philadelphia: PennsylvaniaAcademy of the Fine Arts, 2006.



Robert Ryman at Inverleith House, Royal Botanical Garden. Frauenfeld/Basel: Raussmüller Collection, 2006.



Ryman Paintings and Ryman Exhibitions, Raussmüller Collection. Texts by Urs Raussmüller and Christel Sauer. Frauenfeld/Basel: Raussmüller Collection, 2006.



Varnedoe, Kirk. Pictures of Nothing: Abstract Art since 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, 2006: illustrated; cover.



Where Are We Going? Selections from the François Pinault Collection (exhibition catalogue).Milan: Skira editore S.p.A., 2006: 144–151, illustrated.



2005



Colaizzi, Vittorio. “Robert Ryman, Painting as Actuality: 1953–1969.” PhD diss., Virginia Commonwealth University, 2005.



Contemporary Voices: Works from the UBS Art Collection (exhibition catalogue). Interview by Ann Temkin. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2005: 106–115, 228–229, illustrated.



Frémon, Jean. The Paradoxes of Robert Ryman. Translated by Brian Evenson. Berkeley, California and Brooklyn: Black Square Editions; The Brooklyn Rail, 2005: cover.



Noji, Tsuneyoshi and Hiroshi Senjyu. New York Art Navigation. Tokyo: Kobunsha Publishers, Ltd.: 117, illustrated.



Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). Text by Jan Dibbets. Brussels: Xavier Hufkens, 2005.



Ryman, Robert. “Sobre a pintura.” In Pintura Abstracção Depois Da Abstracção. Edited by Johannes Meinhardt. Serralves, Portugal: Fundação de Serralves, 2005.



Sajet, Kim. In Private Hands: 200 Years of American Painting. Philadelphia: PennsylvaniaAcademy of the Fine Arts, 2005: 221, no. 88, illustrated.



Sets, Series, and Suites: Contemporary Prints (exhibition catalogue). Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 2005.



2004



Butler, Cornelia and Catherine de Zeghher. On Line: Drawing Through the Twentieth Century. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2010.



Cooke, Lynne and Michael Govan. Dia: Beacon. New York: Dia Art Foundation, 2004: 247, 250–255, illustrated.



Farquharson, Alex, ed. Brian Wilson: An Art Book. London: Four Corners Books, 2004: illustrated.



Hayashi, Michio. Art Seminar Series 2002–2003: Robert Ryman. Tokyo: Art Trace, 2004.



Intuition/(Im)Precision (exhibition catalogue). Salzburg: Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, 2004: illustrated.



Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). New York: PaceWildenstein, 2004.



Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Michio Hayashi and Sumi Hayashi. Interview by Phyllis Tuchman. Sakura–City, Japan: KawamuraMemorialMuseum of Art, 2004.



Robert Ryman: Works on Paper 1957–1964 (exhibition catalogue). Interview by Peter Blum. New York: Peter Blum Edition, 2004.



Singular Forms (Sometimes Repeated): Art from 1951 to the Present. New York: SolomonR. Guggenheim Museum, 2004, 114, 115, illustrated.



Still Mapping the Moon: Perspektiven zeitgenössischer Malerei. Bonn: Kunstmuseum Bonn, 2004,



2003



Art of Tennessee (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Benjamin H. Caldwell, Jr. et al. Nashville: FristCenter for the Visual Arts, 2003.



Conkelton, Sheryl. An International Legacy: Selections from Carnegie Museum of Art. New York: American Federation of Arts, 2003.



Humblet, Claudine. The New American Abstraction, 1950–1970. Milan: Skira, 2003.



Robert Ryman: New Paintings (exhibition catalogue). Text by Yve-Alain Bois. London: Haunch of Venison, 2003.



2002



Belli, Gabriella. Le Stanze dell’Arte: Figure e immagini del XX secolo (exhibition catalogue): Milan: Skira Editore, 2002: 420, illustrated.



Helfenstein, Josef and Jonathan Fineberg, eds. Drawings of Choice from a New York Collection (exhibition catalogue). Champaign, Illinois: KrannertArt Museum, 2002: 132–135, illustrated.



Heller, Nancy G. Why A Painting Is Like A Pizza: A Guide to Understanding and Enjoying Modern Art. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2002, 60, discussed; 61, plate 31, illustrated.



Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). Interviews by Phyllis Tuchman and Amy Baker Sandback. Zurich: Thomas Ammann Fine Art, 2002.



Robert Ryman: New Paintings (exhibition catalogue). Text by Yve-Alain Bois. New York: PaceWildenstein, 2002.



2001



Cheekwood Museum of Art Permanent Collection. Nashville: CheekwoodMuseum of Art, 2001.



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, 2001.



Nasgaard, Roald. Pleasures of Sight and States of Being: Radical Abstract Painting Since 1990 (exhibition catalogue). Tallahassee, Florida: Museum Press, 2001.



2000



Catálogo de la Colección de Arte Contemporáneo Fundación “la Caixa.” Barcelona: Fundación “la Caixa,” 2000.



Meyer, James, ed. Minimalism.London: Phaidon Press Ltd., 2000.



Painting Zero Degree. Texts by Carlos Basualdo and Ellen Tepfer. New York: Independent Curators International, 2000.



Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). Ostfildern: Edition Tertium, 2000.



Robert Ryman: Paintings from the Sixties (exhibition catalogue). Bruxelles: Xavier Hufkens Gallery, 2000.



Robert Ryman Retrospektive mit Räuman von Ariane Epars, Clay Ketter, Albert Weis und Beat Zoderer (exhibition catalogue). Ostfildern: Edition Tertium, 2000.



1999



Bois, Yve Alain. Abstraction, Gesture, Ecriture: Paintings from the Daros Collection. Zurich and New York: Alesco; Scalo, 1999.



Corzo, Miguel Angel, ed. Mortality Immortality? The Legacy of 20th-Century Art.Los Angeles: Getty Conservation Institute, 1999.



Mitchel, Breon and Lois More Overbeck, eds. Word and Image: Samuel Beckett and the Visual Text. Atlanta: Robert W. Woodruff Library, Emory University, 1999.



Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). Text by Urs Raussmüller, Christel Sauer, Daniel Buren and Alfred Pacquement. Paris: Beaux Arts Magazine, 1999.



Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). Text by Christel Sauer. New York: PaceWildenstein, 1999.



Van Lil, Kira. Hallen für Neue Kunst Schafhausen. Kurzführer zu den ausgestelltenb Werke / Concise Guide to Exhibited Work. Ostfildren: Hatje Cantz, 1999.



1996



Black & White (exhibition catalogue). Seoul: Seomi Gallery, 1996: illustrated.



Contemplation: Five Installations: Barbara Bloom, Ann Hamilton with Kathryn Clark, Nam June Paik, Robert Ryman, James Turrell. Des Moines, Iowa: Des MoinesArtCenter, 1996.



Franz, Erich and Peter Blum. In Quest of the Absolute. New York: Peter Blum Editions, 1996.



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, 1995.



1994



On a Clear Day (exhibition catalogue). Text by Carmen Schliebe and Markus Stegmann. Baden-Baden: Staatliche Kunsthalle, 1994: 27, illustrated.



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, 1993.



Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Nicolas Serota, Robert Storr, Catherine Kinley, Lynn Zelevansky and Linda Norden. London: Tate Gallery, 1993.



Robert Ryman: New Paintings (exhibition catalogue). New York: The Pace Gallery, 1993.



Der zerbrochene Spiegel: Positionen zur Malerei (exhibition catalogue). Murr, Germany: KunstBuchDienst, 1993: 48–51, illustrated.



1992



Ansichtssachen. Bochum, Germany: Gallery m, 1992: illustrated.



Devil on the Stairs: Looking Back on the Eighties (exhibition catalogue). Text by Robert Storr. Philadelphia: Institute of Contemporary Art, 1992.



Robert Ryman: Versions (exhibition catalogue). Interview by Urs Raussmüller. Schaffhausen and New York: Hallen für neue Kunst; The Pace Gallery, 1992.



1991



Emanuel Hoffmann-Stiftung. Basel: Emanuel Hoffmann-Stiftung, 1991: illustrated.



Frémon, Jean. Robert Ryman: le paradoxe absolu. Caen, France: L'Échoppe, 1991.



Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Urs Raussmüller, Christel Sauer, Robert Storr and the artist. Paris: Espace d'art Contemporain, 1991.



1990



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



1988



Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). Text by Charles Wright. Interview by Gary Garrels. New York: Dia Art Foundation, 1988.



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, 1988.



1986



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



1985



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



1984



Art of Our Time: The Saatchi Collection. Volume 1. London and New York: Lund Humphries; Rizzoli, 1984: no. 107, illustrated.



Ryman. Peintures Récentes (exhibition catalogue). Text by Jean Frémon. Paris: Galerie Maeght Lelong, 1984.



1981



Namuth, Hans. Artists 1950–81: A Personal View. New York: Pace Gallery Publications, 1981: portrait.



Robert Ryman (exhibition brochure). New York: Sidney Janis Gallery, 1981.



Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Yve-Alain Bois and Christel Sauer. Paris: Musée national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, 1981.



1980



Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). Text by Christel Sauer. Zurich: InK, Halle für Internationale neue Kunst, 1980.



Sauer, Christel. Dokumentation 6 (exhibitions catalogue). Zurich: Halle für Internationale neue Kunst, 1980.



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, 1980: 72–73, illustrated.



1979



Robert Ryman: An Exhibition of Recent Paintings (exhibition catalogue). New York: Sidney Janis Gallery, 1979.



Sauer, Christel. Dokumentation 3 (exhibitions catalogue). Zurich: Halle für Internationale neue Kunst, 1979.



1978



American Painting of the 1970s (exhibition catalogue). Text by Linda Cathcart. Buffalo, New York: Albright-KnoxArtGallery, 1978: 54–55, illustrated.



Sauer, Christel. Dokumentation 1 (exhibitions catalogue). Zurich: Halle für Internationale neue Kunst, 1978.



1977



Artists' Salute to Skowhegan (exhibition catalogue). New York: Kennedy Galleries, 1978.



Drawing and Collage: Selections from the New York University Art Collection (exhibition catalogue). New York: Grey Art Gallery and Study Center, 1977.



Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). Texts by Naomi Spector and by the artist. London: WhitechapelArtGallery, 1977.



1976



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



1975



Empirica: L’arte tra addizione e sottrazione. Milan: Ripalta, 1975: illustrated.



Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). Text by Carlo Huber. Basel: Kunsthalle Basel, 1975.



1974



American Painting in the Watershed Year, 1961 (exhibition catalogue). New York: Allan Frumkin Gallery, 1974.



Robert Ryman (exhibition catalogue). Text by Naomi Spector. Amsterdam: StedelijkMuseum, 1974.



1973



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



1972



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



1971



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



1970



Art Since 1960 (exhibition catalogue). Princeton, New Jersey: Art Museum, Princeton University, 1970.



Bildernische Ausdrucksformen 1960–1970, Sammlung Karl Ströher (exhibition catalogue). Darmstadt, Germany: Hessisches Landesmuseum 1970.



Conceptual Art, Arte Povera, Land Art (exhibition catalogue). Turin: Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna, 1970.



Modular Painting (exhibition catalogue). Buffalo, New York: Albright-KnoxArtGallery, 1970: illustrated.



Monumental American Art (exhibition catalogue). Cincinnati: Contemporary Arts Center, 1970.



Robert Ryman: Delta Paintings, 1966 (exhibition catalogue). New York: Fischbach Gallery, 1970.



Using Walls (exhibition catalogue). New York: Jewish Museum, 1970.



Zeichnungen amerikanischer Künstler (exhibition catalogue). Cologne: Galerie Rolf Ricke, 1970.



1969



American Drawings (exhibition catalogue). Fort Worth, Texas: ModernArt Museum of Fort Worth, 1969.



Anti-Illusion: Procedures/Materials (exhibition catalogue). New York: WhitneyMuseum of American Art, 1969.



Drawings (exhibition catalogue). Munich: Galerie Heiner Friedrich, 1969.



Here and Now: An Exhibition of Thirteen Artists (exhibition catalogue). Saint Louis, Missouri: Steinberg Hall, Washington University Gallery of Art, 1969.
Highlights of the 1968–69 Art Season (exhibition catalogue). Ridgefield, Connecticut: Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, 1969: no. 55, illustrated.
Kunstmarkt 1969 (exhibition catalogue). Cologne: Josef-Haubrich-Kunsthalle, 1969.
Op Losse Schroeven: Situaties en Cryptostructuren (exhibition catalogue). Amsterdam: StedelijkMuseum, 1969.
Prospect 69 (exhibition catalogue). Düsseldorf: Städtische Kunsthalle, 1969.
Sammlung 1968 Karl Ströher (exhibition catalogue). Berlin: Neue Nationalgalerie, 1969.
Szeemann, Harald. Live in Your Head: When Attitudes Become Form (exhibition catalogue). Bern: Kunsthalle Berne, 1969: 87, illustrated.



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



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



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



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



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

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