Books

 

1961

Arnason, H. H. American Abstract Expressionists and Imagists. New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1961.

1963

Annual Exhibition 1963: Contemporary American Painting. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1963.

Toward a New Abstraction. New York: Jewish Museum, 1963.

1964

Greenberg, Clement. Post Painterly Abstraction. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1964.

Leavitt, Dr. Thomas W. Some Paintings to Consider. Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1964.

1965

Lange, Rudolf. 126. Frühjahrsausstellung. Hannover: Kunstverein Hannover, 1965.

Leavitt, Dr. Thomas W. Some Paintings to Consider. Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1964.

Rudlinger, A. Held Kelly Mattmüller Noland Olitski Pfahler Plumb Turnbull. Basel: Kunsthalle Basel, 1965.

Sandler, Irving. Concrete Expressionism. New York: New York University, 1965.

1966

Alloway, Lawrence. Systemic Painting. New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1966.

Amerikanische Kunst aus Schweizer Besitz. St. Gallen: Kunstmuseum, 1966.

McShine, Kynaston L. Amerikaanse Schilderijen Collages. Rotterdam: Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, 1966.

Rasmussen, Waldo. Two Decades of American Painting (Japanese version for The National Museum of Modern Art of Japan, The Asahi Shimbun.). New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1966.

Tentoonstelling Vormen van de kleur, (New Shapes of Color). Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, 1966. Essays by E. de Wilde and W.A.L. Beeren (in German and English).

1967

Berkson, Bill. In Memory of My Feelings: A Selection of Poems by Frank O’Hara. New York: The Museum of Modern Art.

1968

Battcock, Gregory. Minimal Art: A Critical Anthology. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1968.

Calas, Nicholas. "The Originality of Al Held" in Art in the Age of Risk. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1968.

Campbell, Lawrence, ed. Art Students League: Centennial Decade 1968-1969. New York: The Art Students League of New York, 1968.

Green, Eleanor. Al Held. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Art, 1968.

Lucie-Smith, Edward. Late Modern: Visual Art Since 1945. New York: Frederick A Prager, 1968.

McCoubrey, John W. Al Held Recent Paintings. Philadelphia: Institute of Contemporary Art of the University of Pennsylvania, 1968.

Sweeney, James Johnson, curator. Signals in the ‘Sixties. Honolulu: Honolulu Academy of Arts, 1968.

1969

Baur, John I.H. “Foreword”. Whitney Museum of American Art: 1969 Annual Exhibition, Painting. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1969.

Contemporary Art-Acquisitions 1966-1969. Buffalo, NY: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1969.

Hoving, Thomas P.F. “Foreword” in Fifth Annual Art Exhibition & Sale: Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture. Maine: Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 1969.

Plagens, Peter. Contemporary American Drawing Show. Fort Worth: Fort Worth Art Center, 1969.

Turner, Evan H. “Foreword” in The Pure and Clear/American Innovations. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1969

1970

American Painting 1900-1970. New York: Time-Life Books, 1970.

Ashton, Dore. Modern American Painting. New York: Mentor-Unesco by the New American Library, 1970.

Mendelowitz, Daniel M. A History of American Art, second edition. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., 1970.

1971

Calas, Nicolas and Elena Calas. Icons & Images of the Sixties. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1971.

Crookshank, Anne. Rosc ’71. Dublin: Rosc, 1971.

Knobler, Nathan. The Visual Dialogue. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., 1971.

1972

Fall exhibitions 1972: Selections from the Aldrich Museum Collection and the Invitational Showing of Paintings on Paper. Ridgefield: Aldrich Museum, 1972.

1974

Tucker, Marcia. Al Held. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1974.

Warrum, Richard L., ed. Painting and Sculpture Today 1974. Indianapolis, IN: Contemporary art Society and the Indianapolis Museum of Art, 1974.

1975

Chambers, Marlene. The Virginia Bagley Wright Collection: American Art since 1960. Denver: Denver Art Museum, 1975.

The Hundredth Anniversary Exhibition of Paintings and Sculptures by 100 Artists Associated

with The Art Students League of New York. New York: The Art Students League, 1975.

Slade, Roy. 34th Biennial of Contemporary American Painting the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C.: The Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1975.

1976

Hamilton, Patricia and Check Boterf. Drawing Today in New York. New York: Hamilton and Boterf, 1976.

Hoos, Judith and Isabelle Storey. A Selection of American Art: The Skowhegan School, 1946-1976. Boston: Institute of Contemporary Art, 1976.

McShine, Kynaston. Color. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1976.

Powell, Earl A., III. Abstract Expressionist and Imagists: A Retrospective View. Austin: University of Texas at Austin, 1976.

Surface Edge and Color. New York: The Whitney Museum of American Art, 1976.

1977

Buckler, Susan, Stiles Colwill, Maureen Keesey, Owen Pratz, Karl Sandin, Peter Zabielskis. Surface, Edge and Color: Paintings by Al Held, Ellsworth Kelly, Agnes Martin, Kenneth Noland, Larry Poons, Frank Stella. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program, 1977.

Carter, Rand. This is Today: An Exhibition of Works by Living Artists. Clinton, NY: Hamilton College, 1977.

A View of a Decade. Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art, 1977.

1978

Forge, Andrew. "Al Held” in Al Held: New Paintings. New York: André Emmerich Gallery, 1978.

Forge, Andrew. A Benefit Exhibition for the Yale School of Art: Works by members of the Yale Faculty 1950 – 1978. New Haven, CT: Yale University, 1978.

Lipschultz, Sandra L. Dibuios Americanos 1927-1977. Madrid: Museo Espanol de Arte Contemporaneo (Ciudad Universitaria), 1978.

Lucie-Smith, E., et. al. “Al Held” in Propylaen Kunst Geschichte. Germany: Propylaen Verlag, 1978.

Sandler, Irving. The New York School: The Painters and Sculptors of the Fifties. New York: Harper & Row, 1978.

Shiman, Leon G. “Rules for Organizing Visual Space,” in Al Held Paintings and Drawings 1973-1978. Boston: Institute of Contemporary Art, 1978.

Sussman, Elisabeth. Al Held Paintings and Drawings 1973-1978. Boston: Institute of Contemporary Art, 1978.

1979

Biagell, Mathew. Dictionary of America Art. New York: Harper & Row, 1979.

Kahan, Mitchell Douglas. “Corporate Collecting and American Art.” in Art Inc. American Paintings from Corporate Collections. Montgomery, AL: Museum of Fine Arts, 1979.

Rubin, David S. Black and White are Colors: Paintings of the 1950-1970s. Claremont: Trustees of Pomona College, 1979.

1980

Art in Our Time: HHK Foundation for Contemporary Art Collection. Milwaukee, WI: Milwaukee Art Center, September/October, 1980.

Forge, Andrew and Willy Rotzler. “On Al Held’s Recent Paintings” in Al Held: Neue Bilder (New Paintings). Zurich: André Emmerich Gallery, 1980.

Lucie-Smith, Edward. Art in the Seventies. Oxford: Phaidon Press, 1980.

Sandler, Irving. “Al Held 1959-1961” in Al Held Paintings 1959 -1961. New York: Robert Miller Gallery, 1980.

Thalacker, Donald W. The Place of Art in the World of Architecture. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1980.

1981

Brandt, Frederick and Susan Butler. Late Twentieth Century Art. Richmond: Sydney and Frances Lewis Foundation, 1981.

Hanhardt, John G., Barbara Haskell, Richard Marshall, and Patterson Sims. 1981 Biennial Exhibition. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1981.

Mones, Arthur. Artists in Photographs. New York: Horizon Press, 1981.

Osborne, Harold, ed. The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Art. New York: Oxford University Press, 1981.

Selz, Peter. Art in Our Times: A Pictorial History 1890-1980. New York: Harry N. Abrams,     1981.

1982

A Private Vision: Contemporary Art from the Graham Gund Collection. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1982.

Hornick, Lita. Night Flight. New York: The Kulcher Foundation, 1982.

Sandler, Irving. "Al Held 1954-1959” in Al Held: 1954-1959. New York: Robert Miller Gallery, 1982.

1983

Morris, Mark. Catalog essay in Al Held New Paintings. Birmingham MI: Donald Morris Gallery,1983.

1984

Al Held: Drawings from 1976. Zurich: André Emmerich Gallery, 1984.

Sandler, Irving. Al Held. New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1984.

Schimmel, Paul. Action/Precision: The New Direction in New York, 1955-60. Newport, CA: Newport Harbor Art Museum, 1984.

Turner, Evan H. The Ackland Art Museum: A Handbook. Chapel Hill, NC: Ackland Art Museum, 1984.

Walker, Barry. Catalog essay in The American Artist as Printmaker. New York: Brooklyn Museum, 1984.

1985

Al Held: New Paintings. New York: André Emmerich Gallery, 1985.

Dabrowski, Magdalena. Catalog essay in Contrast of Form: Geometric Abstract Art 1910-1980. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1985.

Yard, Sally. An Architect's Eye: Selections from the Collection of Graham Gund. South Hadley, MA: Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, 1985.

1986

Art in the Environment. Boca Raton: Boca Raton Museum of Art, 1986.

Belz, Carl. Catalog essay in Rose Art Museum-Selected 20th Century Paintings. Waltham, MA: Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, 1986.

Fox, Meghan. Catalogue essay in Definitive Statements-American Art: 1964-66. Providence: Brown University, 1986.

Hunter, Sam. An American Renaissance-Painting and Sculpture Since 1940, Fort Lauderdale: Museum of Art, and New York: Abbeville Press, 1986.

Miller, Tressa Ruslander. A Collector's Eye. Los Angeles: Cultural Services Division, Corporate Communications, Security Pacific National Bank, 1986.

Stebbins, Theodore E., Judith H. Fox and Jan Fortein. Boston Collects: Contemporary Painting and Sculpture. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1986.

1987

Kuspit, Donald. Catalogue essay in Al Held Taxi Cabs. New York: Robert Miller Gallery, 1987.

Kuspit, Donald. Monumental Space Variations. New York: One Penn Plaza, 1987.

Neff, A. Terry. Selections from The Frito-Lay Collection. Dallas: Frito-Lay, 1987.

1988

Martinez, Benjamin, and Jacqueline Block. Visual Forces: An Introduction to Design. Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1988.

1989

Preble, Duane and Sarah. Artforms. New York: Harper & Row, 1989.

Wallock, Leonard. New York Culture Capital of the World 1940-1965. Rizzoli, New York, 1989.

1990

The Great Decade: The 1960s, A Selection of Paintings and Sculpture. New York: André Emmerich Gallery, 1990.

Wilson, Beth. Geometries of Color: American Post-Painterly Abstraction. New York: Stux Modern, 1990.

1991

Armstrong, Richard. Al Held. New York: Rizzoli, 1991.

Frank, Elizabeth. “In the Free Zone” in Al Held: New Watercolors. New York: André Emmerich Gallery, 1991.

1993

BIG PAINTINGS. New York: André Emmerich Gallery, 1993.

Roznoy, Cynthia. Spheres of Influence: Artists and Their Students in the Permanent Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1993.

Van de Guchte. Al Held: The Italian Watercolors. Urbana-Champaign: University of Illinois, 1993.

1994

Agee, William C. Paths of Abstraction: Paintings in New York 1944-1981: Selections from the Ciba Art Collection. New York: Hunter College, 1994.

Ocvirk, Otto G., Robert E. Stinson, Philip R. Wigg, Robert O. Bone, David L. Cayton. Art Fundamentals: Theory and Practice, 7th ed. Madison: WCB Brown & Benchmark, 1994.

Rothbart, Daniel and Enrico Pedrini. Jewish Metaphysics as Generative Principle in American Art. Napoli: Ulisse & Calipso, 1994.

1995

Some Very Important American Artists. Singapore: Wetterling Teo Gallery, 1995.

1997

Harris, Jane and Shannah Ehrhart, eds. After the Fall: Aspects of Abstract Painting since 1970, Volume II. Staten Island, NY: Snug Harbor Cultural Center, 1997.

Wei, Lilly. Aspects of Abstract Painting Since 1970. Staten Island: Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, 1997.

1998

Johnson, Ken. Al Held “The Last Series.” New York: Robert Miller Galllery, 1998.

Schwabsky, Barry. “Held’s Last Series” in  Al Held (The Last Series). New York: Robert Miller Gallery, 1998.

Schwartz, Joyce Pommeroy and Karla Bradley. {Defining Structures}. Charlotte, NC: LaSalle Partners at Nations Bank Plaza, 1998.

2000

Burckhardt, Rudy. Portrait of A Mural Sketch, 1964. New York: New York University Grey Art Gallery, 1965.

Gumpert, Lynn and Vincent Katz. Rudy Burckhardt and Friends: New York Artists of the 1950s and 60s. New York: New York University Grey Art Gallery, 2000.

Rubin, David S. “The Recent Painting of Al Held” in Al Held: Unfolding. New York: Robert Miller Gallery, 2000.

Sandler, Irving. Avant-Garde Artists of Greenwich Village. New York: New York University, 2000.

2001

Rose, Barbara. “The Construction, Deconstruction and Reconstruction of Abstraction” in  Al Held: Large-Scale Watercolor Paintings. Dallas: Peters Galleries, 2001.

2002

Huberman, Anthony, ed. Painting Report. New York: P.S.1, 2002.

Jacques, Geoffrey. “Galerie Huit” in Galerie Huit. New York: Studio 18 Gallery, 2002.

Rubin, David S. “Al Held’s Expanding Universe” in Expanding Universe, the Recent Paintings of Al Held. New Orleans: Contemporary Arts Center, 2002.

2003

Lanchner, Carolyn. Catalog essay in Al Held and George Sugarman in the Early Sixties. New York: Washburn Gallery, 2003.

Wiehager, Renate. DaimlerChrysler Collection: Minimalism and After III. Berlin: DaimlerChrysler Contemporary, 2003.

2005

Perl, Jed. New Art City: Manhattan at Mid-Century. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005.

2006

Harper, Paula. “Reinventing Abstraction” in Al Held American Abstract Expressionist Painter, 1928-2005. Florida: J. Johnson Gallery, 2006.

Sims, Lowery Stokes. The Persistence of Geometry. Cleveland: Cleveland Museum of Art, 2006.

2007

Dervaux, Isabelle. Americans in Paris: Abstract Painting in the Fifties. New York: Tibor de Nagy Gallery, 2007.

United States Courthouse: Orlando, Florida. Washington, D.C.: U.S. General Services Administration, 2007.

2008

Bishop, Budd Harris. Paradigms of the Unexpected: Modern and Contemporary Art from the Shey Collection. Gainesville, FL: Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, 2008.

Feinstein, Roni. Circa 1958: Breaking Ground in American Art. Chapel Hill, NC: Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2008.

Karmel, Pepe, ed. New York Cool: Painting and Sculpture from the NYU Art Collection. New York: New York University Grey Art Gallery, 2008.

2009

Feinstein, Roni. Circa 1959. New York: Jacobson Howard Gallery, 2009.

Kennedy, Brian and Emily Shubert Burke. Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art. Hanover and London: University Press of New England, 2009.

2010

Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art Since the 1960s. San Antonio: San Antonio Museum of Art, 2010.

Tuchman, Maurice. Max's Kansas City 1965 - 1974: Hetero-holics and Some Women Too. New York: Loretta Howard Gallery, 2010.

2011

Doll, Nancy M. Weatherspoon Art Museum: 70 Years of Collecting. Greensboro: University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2011.

Pascale, Mark. Contemporary Drawings from the Irving Stenn, Jr. Collection. Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 2011.

The Road Taken. Naples, FL: Marianne Friedland Gallery, 2011.

Tuchman, Phyllis. "Getting There" in Al Held: Paintings 1959. New York: Craig F. Starr Gallery, 2011.

2012

Friedland, Marianne. Al Held: Space, Scale and Time. Naples, FL: Marianne Friedland Gallery, 2012.

Karmel, Pepe. Adolph Gottlieb: Gravity, Suspension, Motion. New York: Pace Gallery, 2012.

Wright, Virginia. The Artist's Hand: American Works on Paper 1945 - 1975, from the Washington Art Consortium Collection. Pullman: Museum of Art, Washington State University, 2012.

Veneciano, Jorge Daniel. The Geometric Unconscious: A Century of Abstraction. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska, 2012.

2014

A Family Affair: Modern and Contemporary American Art from the Anderson Collection at Stanford University. Stanford: Stanford University, 2014.

Cooper, Harry. Make It New: Abstract Painting from the National Gallery of Art, 1950–1975. Williamstown, MA: Clark Art Institute, 2014.

Friedland, Marianne. Al Held: Scale. Naples, FL: Marianne Friedland Gallery, 2014.

Katz, Ada. Eight Begin: Artists’ Memories of Starting Out. New York: Libellum, 2014.

Sandler, Irving. Out of 10th St into the 60s. New York: Loretta Howard Gallery, 2014.

2015

Dackerman, Susan. Corita Kent and the Language of Pop. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Art Museums, 2015.

Rose, Barbara. "Al Held: An Abstract Art to Challenge the Old Masters" in Al Held: Particular Paradox. New York: Van Doren Waxter, 2015.

Russo, Jillian. On the Front Lines: Military Veterans at The Art Students League of New York. New York: Art Students League, 2015.

2016

Al Held: Brushstrokes, India Ink Drawings from 1960. New York: Van Doren Waxter, 2016.

American Art’s Power: Masterpieces of Iwaki City Art Museum. Hekinan City: Tatsukichi Fujii Museum of Contemporary Art, 2016.

Bacon, Alex. “Al Held’s Cognitive Abstraction” in Al Held: Black and White Paintings 1967–1969. New York: Cheim and Read, 2016.

 

Periodicals

 

1957

"Art: At a New Gallery, Group Show by 17 Painters and Sculptors Is Opening Display at the Brata.” New York Times (October 31, 1957): 36.

Ashton, Dore. ”Art: Downtown Shows, Group Exhibitions on View at the Tanager, Camino, March, Terrain and James.” New York Times (May 13, 1957): 28.

1959

"Exhibition at Poindexter: Donald Berry and Al Held." Arts Magazine (February, 1959): 64.

Sandler, Irving. "Reviews and Previews: New Names This Month." ARTnews (January, 1959): 17.

Sandler, Irving. ”Berry and Held at Poindexter.” ARTnews (January, 1959): 17.

1960

Ashton, Dore. “Art: European Masters.” New York Times (January 19, 1960): 32.

Crehan, Hubert . ”Exhibition at Poindexter Gallery - Reviews and Previews: Al Held.” ARTnews (January, 1960): 15.

“Galleries Offer Contemporaries." New York Times (January 17, 1960): 80.

Dennison, George. "In the Galleries: Al Held." Arts Magazine (January, 1960): 58.

Tono, Yoshiaki. ”New Adventures in American Art.” Mizue (March, 1960): 2.

1961

Ashton, Dore. "Abstract Expressionists and Imagists, an Important Exhibition at the

Guggenheim Museum.” Arts and Architecture (December, 1961): 4-5.

Sandler, Irving H. ”Exhibition at the Poindexter.” ARTnews (May 1961): 15.

1962

Alloway, Lawrence. ”New Talent USA.” Art in America (January-February 1962): 26.

“Exhibition at Poindexter Gallery." ARTnews (December, 1962): 14.

Preston, Stuart. “What’s New at the Modern?” New York Times (November 25, 1962): 181.

Sandler, Irving. ”In the Art Galleries.” New York Post Magazine (November 25, 1962).

1963

Hess, Thomas B. ”The Phony Crisis in American Art.” ARTnews (Summer,1963): 24-28, 59-60.

Judd, Donald. "In the Galleries: Exhibition at Poindexter Gallery - Al Held." Arts Magazine (January, 1963): 47.

O'Hara, Frank. "Art Chronicle." Kulchur 9 ( Spring, 1963): 62.

O'Doherty, Brian. "Art: Summer Lethargy." New York Times (June 7, 1963): 54.

Sandler, Irving. "In the Art Galleries." New York Post (?, ?, 1963): ?.

Sandler, Irving. "New York Letter." Quadrum (1963):121-122.

“The Year’s Best.” ARTnews (January, 1963): 8.

1964

Ashton, Dore. "Al Held, New Spatial Experience." Studio International (November, 1964):210-213.

Coplans, John. ”Post Painterly Abstraction.” Artforum (Summer, 1964): 4-9.

Crehan, Hubert. "Ausstellung in Zurich." Werk. (December, 1964): 292.

Delaware County Daily Times (February 25, 1964): 5.

“Don't Knock It -- This Painting Won $1,000." (1964).

“Fifty-six Painters and Sculptors.” Art in America (August, 1964): 46-47.

G.R. ”Von Galerie zu Galerie.” Dusseldorfer Hefte (July, 1964): 610.

Kulchur 16 (Winter, 1964-65): 33-36.

Sandler, Irving H. "Al Held Paints a Picture." ARTnews (May 1964): 42-45, 5.

Taylor, Brie. ”Towards a Plastic Revolution.” ARTnews (March, 1964): 46-49.

1965

"3 Centuries of American Painting." Studio International (August, 1965).

“Art.” Arts and Architecture (August, 1965).

Ashton, Dore. ”Concrete Expressionism at New York University.” Studio International (August 1965): 89.

Coplans, John. "Los Angeles." Artforum (January, 1965):12, 14.

H. C. ”Basel: Signale Austellung in der Kunsthalle: Held, Kelly, Mattmuller, Noland, Olitski, Pfahler, Plumb, Turnbull.” Werk (August, 1965): 179-80.

Lippard, Lucy R. "New York Letter." Art International (Summer, 1965): 51.

"Neue Abstraktion." Kunstwerk (April, 1965):110.

Robbins, Corinne. ”Six Artists and the New Extended Vision.” Arts Magazine (September-October, 1965): 19-24.

Rose, Barbara. "The Second Generation: Academy and Breakthrough." Artforum (September, 1965): 53-63.

Sandler, Irving. ”Concrete Expressionism.” New York University Art Collection (April 6 -29, 1965).

Sandler, Irving. “Expressionism with Corners: Five Younger Artists Show at New York University.” ARTnews (April, 1965): 38-40, 65-66.

1966

Asahi Graph (1966): 39, 79.

“American Art Displays Many Innovations.” New York Times (September 8, 1966).

Ashton, Dore. "Art: Exhibit of Systemic Painting at the Guggenheim Museum.” Arts and

Architecture (November, 1966): 6-7.

Baigell, M. ”American Abstract Expressionism and Hard Edge: Some Comparisons" Studio International (January, 1966): 13.

Glazer, Bruce. ”The New Abstraction.” Art International (February, 1966): 41-45.

Mellow, James. “New York Letter.” Art International (November, 1966): 55.

Pincus-Witten, Robert. ”Systemic Painting.” Artforum (November, 1966): 42-45.

"Review: Annely Juda Fine Arts." Times (London) (April 20, 1966).

Staber, Margrit. “Beobachtungen in New York.” Nachrichten Kunst (April,1966).

“Two Decades of American Painting.” Mizue: A Monthly Review of the Fine Arts (No. 741, 1966): 19.

1967

“An American Largeness.” Time (July 14, 1967): 64.

Battcock, Gregory. "Al Held." Arts Magazine (May, 1967): 58-59.

Burton, Scott. ”Reviews and Previews: Al Held.” ARTnews (April 9, 1967): 9, 12.

Deutsch, Stanley, I. "Al Held." 57th Street Review. (May 18, 1967): p. 3.

"Emmerich Exhibition Review." Arts (May, 1967): 58-59.

Gruen, John. ”Al Held, New York.” World Journal Tribune (April 21, 1967).

Held, Al. "On Art and Architecture. Perspecta II.” The Yale Architectural Journal (no. 11): 167.

Industrial Design (December, 1967): 55.

Kramer, Hilton. ”Assimilation of the Modem Movement.” New York Times (April 22, 1967): 26.

Mellow, James R. "New York." Art International (Summer, 1967): 50.

Picard, Lil. ”Das Neue Whitney.” Das Kunstwerk (February/March 1967): 20-21.

Plumb, John. "New Shapes of Color." Studio International (February. 1967): 90-91.

Rose, Barbara and Irving Sandler. ”Sensibility of the Sixties.” Art In America (January/February 1967): 53.

Rosenberg, Harold. "The Art World: Big." The New Yorker (August 26, 1967): 90, 93 -97.

Schjeldahl, Peter. ”Survival on 10th Street.” New York Times (November 19, 1967): 155.

Tillim, Sidney. "Scale and the Future of Modernism." Artforum (October 1967): 14-18.

"Zurich: Galerie Renee Ziegler.” Werk (May, 1967): 370.

1968

Burton, Scott. ”Big H.” ARTnews (March, 1968): 50-53, 70-72.

Calas, Nicolas. "The Originality of Al Held." Art International (May 15, 1968): 38-41.

Campbell, Lawrence. ”Reviews and Previews: Exhibition at Emmerich Gallery – Al Held.” ARTnews (November, 1968): 14.

Deutsch, Stanley I. "Al Held." 57th Street Review (May 18, 1968): 3.

Fremont-Smith, Eliot. ”Books of The Times: A Bard Without Apologies.” New York Times (January 19, 1968): 45.

“Gallery Notes.” Albright-Knox Gallery Annual Report (1968-69): 29-32.

Getlein, Frank. “Art: Cocran Still in the Big Picture.” The Star (Washington, D.C.) (March 17, 1968).

Glueck, Grace. ”More From the Documenta Front.” New York Times (July 14, 1968): D24.

House, Toni. “Al’s Big Art at Cocran Prompts Big Question.” The Evening Star (Washington, D.C.) (March 15, 1968).

“Images: Al Held at Emmerich.” Arts Magazine (September-October, 1968): 24.

Kramer, Hilton. ”Al Held.” New York Times (October 12, 1968): 33.

Lippard, Lucy. “Constellation by Harsh Daylight: The Whitney Annual.” The Hudson Review (Spring 1968): 174-182.

Mellow, James R. "Painting by the Numbers - With a Difference." New York Times (March 29, 1968): 29.

Metken, Gunter. “Documenta.” Deutsche Bauzeitung (October 1, 1968): 796.

"On Art and Architecture." The Yale Architectural Journal: Perspecta 11 (1968): 169.

Perreault, John. ”Art.” Village Voice (October 17, 1968): 17, 26.

Shirley, David L. "The Great Walls." Newsweek (January 29, 1968): 83.

Stiles, Knut. ”The Paintings of Al Held.” Artforum (March, 1968): 49-53.

Wasserman, Emily. "New York: Al Held, André Emmerich Gallery." Artforum (December, 1968): 57.

“What's New In Art." New York Times (October 6, 1968): D37.

1969

Calas, Nicholas. "The Illusion of Non Illusion, Poets Against Aesthetes." Arts Magazine (Summer 1969): 28-31.

Donohoe, Victoria. ”Philadelphia Art Scene: Al Held at the ICA: A Change in Style.” Arts Student League of New York Centennial Decade (1968-1969): 99.

Ewing, Betty. "Society Today: Museum Too Small to Hold a Held." Houston Chronicle (January 10, 1969): 4, section 3.

Freed, Eleanor. ”Art: Al Held's New Math.” Houston Post (January 12, 1969).

"Held's Complexity: Out of Simplicity on a Large Scale." Houston Chronicle (January 12, 1969).

McCoubrey, John W. ”Al Held - Recent Paintings” Art Journal (Spring, 1969): 322-324.

“'Recent Paintings' Are On Exhibit Through Jan." West Side News (Houston) (January, 1969).

“'Recent Paintings' are on Exhibit Now Through Jan.” Bellaire Texan (January 8, 1969).

1970

"Exhibition at the André Emmerich Gallerv." Art International (May, 1970): 84.

Gruen, John. "Solid Geometry." New York Magazine (April, 1970): 57.

Hunter, Sam. ”La Pittura Americana del Dopoguerra.” Fratelli Fabbri Editori (1970): 14.

“In the Galleries: Al Held at Emmerich.” Arts Magazine (March, 1970): 60.

Mellow, James R. "Painting by the Numbers-With a Difference." New York Times (March 29, 1970): 29.

Ratcliff, Carter. ”Reviews and Previews: Exhibition at Emmerich Gallery - Al Held.” ARTnews (April, 1970): 68.

Vinklers, Bitite. "New York: Variations in Geometric Abstractions." Art International (May 20, 1970): 84.

1971

Robbin, Tony. ”A Protean Sensibility.” Arts Magazine (May, 1971): 28-30.

Sotriffer, Von Kristian. “Alles wird so einfach.” Welt Kunst Kulture (March, 1971): 58-68.

1972

Baker, Kenneth. "Reviews." Artforum (June, 1972): 84-87.

Cantor, Richard. ”To Be Read Additively Over An Extended Period of Time.” Arts Magazine (May, 1972): 53-55.

Chapin, Louis. “The Home Forum.” Christian Science Monitor (1972).

“Emmerich Gallery.” ARTnews (May, 1972): 50.

Glueck, Grace. "30 Artists Here Get $5,000 Grants." New York Times (1972): 54.

Ratcliff, Carter. "The Whitney Annual, Part I." Artforum (April, 1972): 28-32.

Rose, Barbara. ”Al Held: Long-Distance Runner.” New York Magazine (April 17, 1972): 89.

Sandler, Irving. "New York: Reviews and Previews - Al Held and Philip Pearlstein." Art in America (September-October, 1972): 114-115.

Shirley, David L. ”Al Held's Art in a Significant Change.” New York Times (April 8, 1972): 25.

Siegel, Jeanne. "Reviews and Previews: Al Held." ARTnews (Summer, 1972): 6.

Smith, Alvin. ”New York Letter.” Art International (Summer,1972): 81.

Wolmer, Denise. "In the Galleries." Arts Magazine (May, 1972): 66.

1973

“André Emmerich Uptown and Downtown Galleries.” Arts Magazine (December, 1973): 75.

Bell, Jane. "New York Galleries." Arts Magazine (May, 1973): 58-59.

Campbell, Lawrence. ”André Emmerich Uptown and Downtown Galleries.” ARTnews (November, 1973): 98.

Hess, Thomas B. "Pavia and Held: Heavyweight Contenders." New York Magazine (October 29, 1973).

Kingsley, April. "New York: André Emmerich Gallerv." Art International (December, 1973): 36.

Kramer, Hilton. ”Art Season Promises a Rich Fare.” New York Times (September 12, 1973): 40.

Krebs, Betty. ”Nine American Painters: What's Happening in Art.” Dayton Leisure (March 18, 1973): 8.

Mascheck, Joseph. "Reviews: André Emmerich Gallery." Artforum (December, 1973): 78-81.

McCaslin, Walt. ”New Art Directions Less Uptight.” Journal Herald (March 19, 1973): 21.

Zemel, Carol. "New York." Artscanada (December-January, 1973): 205.

1974

“Al Held.” Kunst-Spiegel (1974).

Bourdon, David. ”A Triangle is Not a Triangle is Not a Triangle.” Village Voice (November 7, 1974): 44.

Derfner, Phyllis. "New York Letter." Art International (December 15, 1974): 38.

“Dos variaciones tardias de la abstraccio: galeria Emmerich, New York.” Goya (March, 1974): 304.

Finkelstein, Louis. ”Al Held: Structure and the Intuition of Theme.” Art in America (November-December, 1974): 83-88.

“Galeria International.” Artes Visuales 2 (Spring, 1974): 45.

Geelhaar. C. "Neue Bilder und Zeichnungen, Zurich: Exhibition." Pantheon (April, 1974): 202.

Gruen, John. ”Held, Ikeda, Finkelstein, Michals.” Soho Weekly News (October 24, 1974): 16.

Hess, Thomas. "Macho Ado about Nothing." New York Magazine (November 25, 1974): 98-99.

Kramer, Hilton. ”Al Held Leaves Us Uneasy and Disturbed.” New York Times (October 20, 1974): 159.

Kramer, Hilton. "Art: An Esthetic Smorgasbord in Chicago." New York Times (July 6, 1974): 18.

Lugano Review (Summer, 1974): 22.

Netter, Maria. ”Strukturen sollen nicht in manifest en proklamiert sondern in den bildern Sichtbarwerden.” Magazin Kunst (vol. 1, 1974): 105.

Robbins, Corrine. “Al Held: New York Black and White.” Art International (Summer, 1974): 22-23.

Rose, Barbara. "1961 and All That." New York Magazine (April 1, 1974): 73.

Touster, Irwin. ”Touster’s Review: Al Held.” Woodstock Times (November 7, 1974).

1975

“Al Held: Emmerich.” New York Times (March 29, 1975).

"Al Held: The Jared Sable Gallery." Artscanada (June, 1975): 98-99.

“Art: Al Held’s Drawings” Village Voice (March 24, 1975): 61.

Ashton, Dore. ”New York.” Coloquio Artes (October, 1975): 13-18.

Bailey, William. “The Yale School of Art.” Alumni Magazine (January, 1975): 11.

Dault, Gary Michael. ”Al Held's Aggressive Painting Grab Attention.” Toronto Star (May 2, 1975).

"Emmerich Gallery, New York." Art International (May, 1975): 70.

Guevara, Roberto. "Al Held: Espacio Dentro del Espacio." ? (?, ?, 1975).

“Inaugurado Salón: de la Plástica Joven 75 y Siete Exposiciones Más.” El Nacional (Caracas) (September 8, 1975).

Kramer, Hilton. ”Art: Whitney Unpacks Abstracts.” New York Times (July 26, 1975): 13.

Kramer, Hilton. “De Forest Amuses With his Fantasy Art.” New York Times (March 29, 1975).

 

Kritzwiser, Kay. "Color Superfluous for Painter Held." Toronto Globe and Mail (May 9, 1975).

Masheck, Joseph and Robert Pincus-Witten. ”Al Held: Two Views.” Artforum (January, 1975): 54.

"Whitney Museum of American Art, New York." Pantheon (January, 1975): 76.

1976

Belmont, Elsie K. ”Letters to the Editor: Bicentennial Thought.” New York Times (June 25, 1976): C24.

Donohoe, Victoria. “Three New Works of Distinction and Merit in City.” Philadelphia Inquirer (June 7, 1976).

Glueck, Grace. ”Art People.” New York Times (October 15, 1976): 69.

Henry, Gerrit. "Is New York Still the Artistic Place to Be?" ARTnews (November, 1975): 42-44.

Kramer, Hilton. "Al Held." New York Times (November 26, 1976).

Kuhn, Annette. ”Culture Shock: Philadelphia Mural Project.” Village Voice (June 14, 1976): 128.

Robbin, Tony. "Visual Paradox and 4-Dimensional Geometry." Tracks: A Journal of Artists Writings. (Winter, 1976): 11-25.

Smith, Arthur. ”The Mastery of Vertical Space – Two Rooms, Two Floors.” Architectural Digest (May/June, 1976): 46.

1977

Conroy, Sarah Booth. ”Philadelphia's Commitment to Art in Public Places.” Washington Post (June 5, 1977).

Forman, Nessa. ”Looking Back to the Renaissance.”  Evening Bulletin (Philadelphia) (May 15, 1977).

Forman, Nessa. “Potmaker Joan Sips Wine with Philadelphia Craftmakers.” The Evening Bulletin (June 7, 1977).

Frackman, Noel. ”Arts Reviews: Al Held/Gold/Michael Steiner.” Arts Magazine (February, 1977): 25.

Hess, Thomas B. ”The Mess in Albany.” New York Magazine (November 28, 1977): 83.

“Joan Mondale Dedicates Art Work”  New York Times (June 7, 1977): 29.

Kenedy, R.C. "Galerie d'Amecourt, Paris." Art International (July/August, 1977): 57-62.

Kramer, Hilton. ”Wanted: A Purpose for Modern Art at the Met.” New York Times (November 20, 1977): D29.

Lienert, Konrad Rudolph. "Al Held bezeichnet sich als amerikanischen Cezanne." Neue Zuricher Zeitung. (January 27, 1977): 20.

Miro, Marsha. "Al Held's World: All Things in Flux." Detroit Free Press (November 20, 1977): 12-C.

Nelson, Nels. “Second Lady Exhibits Art of Diplomacy.” Philadelphia Daily News (June 7, 1977).

Overy, Paul. ”Critic.” Times (London) (May 17, 1977).

Robbin, Tony. ”The New Art of 4-Dimensional Space: Spatial Complexity in Recent New York Work.” Artscribe (November, 1977): 19-22.

Skoggard, Ross. "Reviews: New York." Artforum (February, 1977): 63-65.

T., C. ”The Best of the Week Ahead.” Guardian (Manchester) (May 14, 1977).

“Things to do, places to go.” Philadelphia Inquirer (Friday, June 3, 1977).

Vaizey, Marina. ”Advance and Be Recognised.” Sunday Times (London) (May 15, 1977): 39.

Vaizey, Marina. "A Calligraphy of Form." Arts Review (May 27, 1977): 351.

Walker, James Faure. "Al Held Interviewed by James Faure Walker." Artscribe (July, 1977): 5-9.

Williams, Edgar. ”Here’s the first advocate of art sake of federal buildings.” Philadelphia Inquirer (June 7, 1977): 1- B and 2-B.

1978

“American Painting.” Eastern Review (September 1978).

“A Step Toward the Surreal.” Globe and Mail (May 6, 1978).

Baker, Kenneth. “Art: The Eyes Have It.” Boston Phoenix (March 7, 1978).

Ceysson, Bernard, curator. ”L’art americain dans les collections privees francaises.” Elac Magazine (No. 4, 1978).

Dickenson-Brown, Roger. "Stanton Carlin's Brilliant and Final Show at Lowe Gallery." Syracuse Guide (February, 1978).

Frackman, Noel. ”Arts Reviews: Al Held.” Arts Magazine (September, 1978): 24.

Gamwell, Lynn. ”Al Held’s Spatial Interactions.” Artweek (November 4, 1978).

Glueck, Grace. “Art People: Gracie Mansion to get new look.” New York Times (February 24, 1978): C21.

Goldstein, Susan H. ”Tracing Two-Tone Configurations.” Harvard Crimson (March 2, 1978): 8.

Goodson, Michael. “The Arts/Painting Held High.” Real Paper (March, 18, 1978).

Harnett, Lila. ”Space Explorers.” Cue (April 29-May 12, 1978): 24.

Kingsley, April. "Art: Obsessions." Village Voice (May 15, 1978).

Montagu, Kyra. "Held, Wainwright -- art that crystalizes." Boston Ledger (March 10, 1978).

Perrone, Jeff. ”Reviews: New York.” Artforum (September, 1978): 87.

Raynor, Vivien. "Art: Al Held Puts Op In a Hall of Mirrors." New York Times (May 12, 1978).

Robbin, Tony. ”Review.” Newsletter of the Institute of Contemporary Art (February/March, 1978).

Taylor, Robert . ”ICA’s Al Held exhibit is his first in Boston.” Boston Globe (January 26, 1978): A11.

1979

"André Emmerich Gallery." Arts Magazine (May, 1979): 29.

Bee, Maeve. “Art in Architecture Update.” Ocular (Spring, 1979): 55.

Anderson, ?. ”Voice Choices” Village Voice (March 12, 1979): 59.

Berlind, Robert. ”Review of Exhibitions: Al Held at Emmerich.” Art in America (May-June, 1979): 138.

Jarmusch, Ann. "Intermittent Touching." ARTnews (March, 1979): 129-130.

Kramer, Hilton. ”Art: Al Held Adds Color to Geometry.” New York Times (February 23, 1979): C19.

Schwartz, Ellen. "New York Reviews." ARTnews (May, 1979): 170.

Stevens, Mark. ”The Dizzy Decade.” Newsweek (March 26, 1979): 89.

1980

“Acquisitions." ARTgallery (May 1980): 36.

“Aufgelöste Räume aus Kuben und Kreisen - Al Held im Quadrat." Ruhr-Nachrichten (June 9, 1980).

Caldwell, John. "Art: Sum of Show's Disparate Parts Are Whole." New York Times (October 12, 1980): Section 11, Page 26.

Cooke, Lynne. "Held, Louis and Newman." Artscribe (June, 1980): 41-45.

“Critic’s Forum.” British Broadcasting Corporation (April 26, 1980).

“Farbige Dimension der Unenedlichkeit." Ruhr-Nachrichten (June 7, 1980).

Hoghe, Raimund. "Bottrop: 'Al Held.'" Die Zeit (No. 28, April 7, 1980): 39.

Kramer, Hilton. ”Al Held -- Bridging Two Esthetic Worlds.” New York Times (April 20, 1980): 29D.

Larson, Kay. ”57th Street.” Village Voice (April 28, 1980): 79.

Lieberman, Laura. C. and Dan R. Talley. “Interview: Peter Morrin.” Atlanta Art Workers Coalition Newspaper ( January-February, 1980).

"London Reviews." Arts Review (April 25, 1980): 193.

Loskill, Hans-Jörg. "Al Held: Mit der Wucht der Farbe." Westdeutche Allgemeine (June 7, 1980).

McEwen, John. ”Dekorative.” London Spectator (May 10, 1980): 28.

Miller, Sandra. “Al Held Galleria Annely Juda.” Art Press (month?,1980): 30.

Poroner, Palmer. ”Geometry: The Brilliance of Bolotowsky, Al Held in Transition 1959-1961.” Art Speak (April 10, 1980): 1.

Russell, John. "70's Art in Public Places - From Anchorage to Atlanta." New York Times (July 6, 1980): D19.

Sandler, Irving. "Individual Character and Presence: Al Held's Paintings, 1959-1961." Arts Magazine (April 1980): 186-187.

Stachelhaus, Heiner. "Geometrische Verwirrspiele." Neue Ruhr Zeitung (June 24, 1980).

Vaizey, Marina. “Review, Annely Juda Fine Arts.” The Times (London) (April 20, 1980).

Voice Choices . ”Al Held, Robert Miller Gallery.” Village Voice (1980).

Walker, Richard “Al Held: Annely Juda Fine Art.” Arts Review (April, 25, 1980).

Winter, Peter. ”Al Held, Moderne Galerie Bottrop.” Das Kunstwerk (vol. 33, no. 4, 1980): 81.

Wortz, Melinda. "Los Angeles: Single room, $3.50." ARTnews (March, 1980): 162.

Wykes-Joyce, Max. ”Americans in London.” International Herald Tribune (May 3-4, 1980).

Zimmer, William. "Al Held: Paintings 1959-61." The Soho News (April 16, 1980).

1981

“Al Held, Jurg Al therr.” Tages-Auzeifer (Nov. 20, 1981).

“Al Held, Jurg Al therr.” Neue Züricher Zeitung (December 4, 1981).

“Amerikanische Malerei 1930-1980.” Haus Der Kunst, Munchen (November 14. 1981 - Jan. 31- 1982): 78, 241.

“Balancen.” Die Weltwoche (December 16, 1981).

“Ein Planer unter den Malern.” Zinichsee-Zeitung (November 28, 1981).

Foster, Hal. ”Review, André Emmerich Gallery.” Artforum (February 1981): 75.

Gassert, Siegmar. “Die Bildgeometrie des Kosmos.” Basel Zeitung (December 22, 1981).

Knight, Carleton III. ”Building Collections/Collecting Buildings.” Portfolio (September/October 1981): 82-87.

Kramer, Hilton. ”Art: A Strategy for Viewing the Whitney Biennial.” New York Times (February 6, 1981): C18.

Kramer, Hilton. "American Drawings of the 70s at Brooklyn." New York Times (February 6, 1981): C18.

“Nur Chicago strahlt.” Bilanz (November - December, 1981).

“One Man Shows: Al Held.” Art Press (October, 1981).

Rickey, Carrie. "Curatorial Conceptions: The Whitney's Latest Sampler." Artforum (April, 1981): 52-57.

Schwartz, Ellen. ”It's the Gospel According to Their Organizers, Not 'The Word.'" ARTnews (April, 1981): 122-27.

Smith, Roberta. "Biennial Blues." Art in America (April 1981): 92-101.

Staniszewski, Mary Anne. ”Review, André Emmerich.” ARTnews (April 1981): 191-192.

1982

“Al Held; A Pop Piranesi.” Woodstock Times (November, 1982).

“Al Held, 'Thalassa Circled'." Art/World (November, 1982): 6.

Ashbery, John. "Portraits and Puzzles." Newsweek (April 5, 1982): 79-80.

Ayers, R. ”Al Held at Juda Rowan.” Artscribe (March, 1982): 66.

Campbell, Lawrence. ”Exhibitions New York; Al Held at Robert Miller.” Art in America (September, 1982): 164-165.

Consagra, Sophie. ”Director's Report 1981-1982.” Newsletter of the American Academy in Rome (Fall/Winter, 1982): 14-17.

Cork, Richard. “Held in Authority.” The Standard (February 16, 1982).

Friedman, Jon R. ”Al Held.” Arts Magazine (June, 1982): 21.

Gallati, Barbara. "Al Held 1954-59." Arts Magazine (May, 1982): 27.

Henderson, Bill. ”Irving Sandler Interview.” Artscribe (February, 1982): 47-51.

Henry, Gerrit. "New York Reviews: Al Held at Robert Miller." ARTnews (September, 1982): 172-176.

Hughes, Graham. ”Al Held.” Arts Review (February 26, 1982): 81.

“Juda Rowan International Exhibition Diary.” Interiors (1982).

Kramer, Hilton. “Review, Robert Miller Gallery Al Held 1954-59.” New York Times (March 26, 1982).

Larson, Kay. "Art." New York Magazine (March 22, 1982): 55.

Leslie, J. "Al Held at the Juda Rowan Gallery." Arts Review (February, 1982): 67.

“London Art Scene.” London Weekly Diary of Social Events (February 21, 1982).

Petzel, Monica. ”Review of Juda Rowan Exhibit.” Time Out (February 19 - 25, 1982): 72.

Raynor, Vivien. "Art: What Color Means to Whom," New York Times (November 19, 1982): C30.

Robins, Corinne . ”American Urban Art Triumphant: The Abstract Paintings of Arthur Cohen, Al Held, Phoebe Helman, and Frank Stella.” Arts Magazine (May, 1982): 86-89.

Russell, John. "Critic's Choices, Art." New York Times (March 7, 1982): Section 2A.

Smith, Roberta. “Al Held.” The Village Voice (March 17, 1982): 85.

Smith, Roberta. ”Abstraction: Simple and Complex.” Village Voice (November 23, 1982).

Tarshes, D. ”Meet American Artist Al Held.” When in Rome Magazine (February 21-28, 1982).

Valzey, Marina. “Painter’s Playtime.” The Sunday Times (London) (February 7, 1982).

1983

Atkins, Robert. ”Art: To Intrigue the Eye.” Architectural Digest (April,1983): 162-167.

Brach, Paul. “Review of Exhibitions: Al Held at Emmerich.” Art in America (January, 1983):116-117.

Brenson, Michael. ”Reopening the 1960s.” New York Times (January 14, 1983).

Brutvan, Cheryl. “Recent Acquisition: Al Held Albright.” Knox Art Gallery Calendar (May, 1983).

Cohen, Ronny. ”New Editions-Al Held.” ARTnews (October 1983): 86.

Colby, Joy Hakanson. ”Art and Elegance.” Detroit News (May 12, 1983): 1B.

Five Southland Center Update (fall-winter 1983-1984).

Glaser, David J. "Al Held's Strategy of Structural Conflict." Arts Magazine (January, 1983):82-83.

Glueck, Grace. ”An Experimental Outpost Looks Back.” New York Times (February 6, 1983): 1, 29.

Glueck, Grace. ”When an Artist Changes Style.” New York Times (May 29, 1983).

Glueck, Grace. “Childle Hassam’s Legacy Continues to Flower.” New York Times (November 27, 1983).

Larson, Kay. ”Making Sense of the Sixties.” New York Magazine (February 7, 1983): 64-65.

Larson, Kay. "How Should Artists Be Educated?" ARTnews (November, 1983): 85-91.

Miro, Marsha. "Paintings Born of Geometry and Light." Detroit Free Press (May 15, 1983): 7H.

Poirier, Maurice and J. Neocol. ”The 60s in Abstract: 13 Statements and an Essay.” Art in America (vol. 71, no. 9): 122-137.

Print Collector’s Newsletter (September - October, 1983): 144.

Raynor, Vivien. “A New Setting on Rutgers.” New York Times  (March 20, 1983): 553.

Russell, John. ”Art: New New Museum.” New York Times (October 7, 1983): C29.

Snyder, William. “Southland Center unveils works by Held, Sugarman.” The Dallas Morning News (November 11, 1983): 1C and 12C.

1984

“Al Held-Ausstellung in Zurich.” Neue Zuricher Zeitung (January 31, 1984).

“Al Held bei Gimpel – Hanover & Emmerich.” Kultur (1984).

“André Emmerich Gallery." Arts Magazine (May, 1984): 47.

“Art: 'Beauties and Beasts' at the Pratt Gallery." New York Times (April 6, 1984).

“Arts and Letters Groups Adds Members.” New York Times (February 10, 1984): C3.

Billeter, Fritz. ”Al Held: Unser Sehen auf Trab bringen.” Tages Anzieger (January 20, 1984): 38.

Brenson, Michael. “A Critic’s Walk Through the New Modern Museum.” New York Times (May 18, 1984):C1.

Brenson, Michael. ”Trends, Events, Artists.” New York Times (September 9, 1984): 39.

“Browsing: Al Held by Irving Sandler.” The Columbus Dispatch (November 18, 1984).

Combs, Tram. "Al Held Tells." Woodstock Times (November, 1984): 20.

Cooke, Lynne. ”Held, Louis and Newman.” Artscribe (June, 1984): 41-45.

Davis, Douglas. "Books: review of Al Held by Irving Sandler.” Newsweek (December 01,1984).

Fitzhugh, Drew. ”Al Held.” Arts Magazine (March, 1984): 14.

Gassert, Siegmar. "Al Held." Basler Zeitung (February 16, 1984): 35.

Glueck, Grace. ”Al Held.” New York Times (March 30, 1984): C28.

Kangas, Matthew. ”Art for the Travel-Weary.” Arts Line (March, 1984): 11.

Killer, Peter. "Al Held bei Gimpel-Hanover & André Emmerich." Tages Anzieger (February 7, 1984): 25.

Knight, Christopher. ”Making Sense of a Decade Full of Artistic Mishmash.” Los Angeles Times (April, 1984): G11.

Larson, Kay. "Al Held by Irving Sandler." New York Magazine (December, 1984): 90-91.

Mays, John Bentley, . ”Al Held at the Marianne Friedland Gallery, 122 Scollard St., to November 29th” Globe and Mail (November 22, 1984).

Mitgang, Herbert. ”Arts-Letters Ceremony.” New York Times (May 17, 1984): C17.

Russell, John. “Dallas Christens its Exemplary Home-Grown Museum.” New York Times (January 29, 1984): H25.

Taylor, Robert. ”The World of Art.” Boston Globe (December 9, 1984).

Tousley, Nancy. “Constructivist Exhibition is Carefully Assembled.” Calgary Herald (January 22, 1984).

Wilson, William. ”Whitney Spirit Comes to La Jolla.” Los Angeles Times (March, 1984): 81.

Wolff, Theodore. “Abstraction – We have just barely begun to understand.” Christian Science Monitor (August 9, 1984).

1985

“Al Held." Arts Magazine (May, 1985).

“Al Held by Irving Sandler.” Review in Artline (Winter, 1985).

“Amerikas Kunst im Zeichen einer neuen Monumemtahtat”. Kunstmarkt (May 10,11, 1985).

Baker, Kenneth. ”Second Generation: Mannerism or Momentum?"  Art in America (June, 1985): 102-111.

Berlind, Robert. "Al Held, by Irving Sandler." Art in America (October 1985): 23-24.

Brenson, Michael. "The Whitney Biennial--Art's Cutting Edge?" New York Times (March 17, 1985), Arts and Leisure p.1.

Brenson, Michael. ”Al Held.” New York Times (October 18, 1985): C26.

“Contrasts of Form." Museum of Modern Art Members Quarterly (Summer 1985): 2.

“Feast Your Eyes.” Opportunity (January, 1985).

Gardner, Paul. ”When is a Painting Finished?"  ARTnews (November, 1985): 89-99.

Glueck, Douglas. "Art: Gestural Approach in Grey Gallery Show." New York Times (January 18, 1985): C22.

Huntington, Richard. ”Brushing Up.” Buffalo News (September 22, 1985).

“Jewels Under Winter’s Cloak.” Akron Beacon Journal (February 14, 1985).

Kramer, Hilton. "What Abstract Art Achieved." New York Times Magazine (September 19, 1985): 36-41,82, 86.

Larson, Kay. ”Al Held.” New York Magazine (October 28, 1985): 141.

“Lives of the Artists.” Harper’s (October 1985).

Muchnic, Suzanne. ”Viz Arts.” Los Angeles Times/ Book Review (March 17, 1985).

“Namuth, Hans. “The Artists 4th of July Picnic, 1962.” Dan’s Papers (June, 1985).

“New Dimensions.” Dialogue (January/February, 1985).

Poirer, Maurice. ”Al Held.” ARTnews (December, 1985): 119-120.

Raynor, Vivien. ”Al Held.” New York Times (May 10, 1985): C26.

Raynor, Vivien. “Constructive Art at Purchase, Bearden’s Fantasy at Lehman.” New York Times (February 10, 1985).

Raynor, Vivian. "Two Shows are Merged, With Little in Common." New York Times (November 10, 1985): C32.

Scott, Patricia. ”Review: Al Held by Irving Sandler.” Library Journal (February 15, 1985).

Shinn, Dorothy. “Office Building Painting a Cause for Traffic Jams.” Akron Beacon Journal (February 17, 1985).

Shipp, Steve. ”The Geometrical Illusions of Al Held.” World Fine Art (February, 1985).

“Vitality Emerges from Geometric Abstraction.” Los Angeles Times (1985).

Wallach, Amei. ”Abstracts and Other Currents.” Newsday (January 18, 1985).

Wallach, Amei. “Revealing a new fervor in modern art.” Newsday (December 22, 1985): 12-13.

Westfall, Stephen. ”Then and Now: Six of The New York School Look Back.” Art in America (June, 1985): 112-121.

“What Big Business Sees in Collecting Fine Art.” New York Times (May 26, 1985).

Yau, John. "Action/Precision." Artforum (May 1985): 105.

1986

Baker, Kenneth. “Dreamlike Images and Vision.” San Francisco Chronicle (April 29, 1986).

Colby, Joy. ”To improve a classic, go underground.” Detroit News (November 9, 1986).

“Critics’ Choices." New York Times (October, 12-18, 1986).

Gruen, John. "Artist's Dialogue: Al Held, Ecstatic Geometry." Architectural Digest (May, 1986): 76, 80, 82.

“Held, Al.” Current Biography (January, 1986): 16-19.

Herndon, John. ”Expressionism exhibit scrutinizes early action painting.” American Statesman (Jan. 10, 1986).

Hurlburt, Roger. “Boca exhibit holds mixed bag of visual images.” Sun Sentinel (January 26, 1986).

Lipson, Karin. ”After Matisse.” New York Newsday (April 18, 1986).

Miro, Marsha. “Artists Explore outer and inner space.” Detroit Free Press (November 16, 1986).

Niss, Bob. ”Exhibit examines legacy of Matisse.” Evening Express (December 11, 1986).

“Prints and Photographs Published.” Print Collectors Newsletter (July/August, 1986): 96.

Richard, Paul. "The Single Minded Seven." Washington Post (August 31, 1986).

Rive, David. ”Emmerich in New Orleans.” New Orleans Art Review (March/ April 1986): 12.

Van Proyen, M. "Vertiginous Adventures." Artweek (May 3, 1986): 5.

1987

“Al Held.” Print Collector's Newsletter (January-February, 1987): 215.

“Al Held 1959-1961.” Art World (April 19-May 17, 1987).

Brenson, Michael. ”Art: Al Held's Taxis, A Watershed from '59.” New York Times (March 13, 1987): C30.

Collins, Bradford. "Clement Greenberg and the Search for Abstract Expressionism's Successor." Arts (May, 1987): 36-42.

Dietz Krebs, Betty. "After Matisse." Dayton Daily News and Journal Herald (September 12, 1987).

Gauthier, Ninon. ”Impressions de New York.” Art ET investissement (April 13, 1987): 26.

Goodman, Jonathan. "Pierre Clark" Arts Magazine (May, 1987): 96.

Hurlburt, Roger. ”Abstraction a Reaction to Artifices of Realism.” News/Sun Sentinel (January 25, 1987).

Lacher, Irene. "The Mastery of Matisse." The Miami Herald (March 5, 1987): 17.

Larson, Kay, . ”Heavy Traffic.” New York Magazine (March 23, 1987): 70.

McDonnell, Joseph Anthony. "Held's 1959 Paintings." Art World (March 15-April 15, 1987): 1-2.

Osborne, Philip B. ”One Woman's Gift to the 20th Century.” Reader's Digest (November, 1987): 275-281.

“Reviewing the Met’s New Wing.” New York Times (January 21, 1987).

Russell, John. "Reviews: 'Monsters: The Phenomena of Dispassion." New York Times (January 30, 1987): C22.

Schwabsky, Barry. ”At the End of the Fifties: Four Abstract Painters and the Search for Structure.” Arts Magazine (June,1987): 22-24.

Sheffield, Skip. “Abstract expressionist art displayed in Boca.” Sun-Sentinel (1987).

Shipp, Steve. ”Modernists Stella, Frankenthaler, Francis and Held.” World Fine Arts (April, 1987): 9.

Shipp, Steve. "Post-Painterly Abstraction and Spanish Artist Joaquin Sorolla." World Fine Art (April 30, 1987).

Smith, Roberta. ”Art; Was 1967 When Abstraction Met Reality.” New York Times (March 29, 1987).

Smith, Roberta. “Art: 'Generations of Geometry,' an Abstract Show.” New York Times (July 17, 1987): C32.

Smith, Roberta. “Some 60s Works.” New York Times (July 10, 1987): C4.

Smith, Virginia Warren. "Interview: Judith Pfaff." Art Papers (November/December, 1987): 32-34.

Tillim, Sidney. ”Al Held at Robert Miller Gallery.” Art in America (May, 1987): 182.

Vachtova, Ludmila. “Maerisches Allmit Mensh als Fuchtpunkt.” Tages Anzeiger (March 20, 1987).

“Worcester Art Museum hosts show of contemporary art 'After Matisse'." Sentinel & Enterprise (December 11, 1987).

1988

Abatt, Corinne. ”Held probes deep space.” Eccentric (May 12, 1988).

Bass, Ruth. “For 25 Years: Crown Point Press.” ARTnews (April, 1988): 146.

Campbell, Robert. ”Architecture: Graham Gund.” Architectural Digest (February, 1988).

Colby, Joy Hakanson. "Every Painting tells a story...or two." The Detroit News (May 1, 1988): 4J.

Grimes, Nancy. ”Al Held Reinventing Abstraction.” ARTnews (February, 1988): 104-109.

Heartney, Eleanor. “Grand Illusion.” ARTnews (March, 1988): 19.

Miro, Marsha. ”Al Held Shapes stunning visions.” Detroit Free Press (May 22, 1988): 3C.

1989

“Al Held: Putu.” Print Collector’s Newsletter (July-Aug. 1989): p. 10.

“Al Held/ Terence la Nove.” The New Yorker  (1989): 14.

Brenson, Michael. ”Al Held.” New York Times (March 10, 1989): C29.

Flam, Jack. "Making the Gallery Rounds." The Wall Street Journal (March 22, 1989): A12.

Grimes, Nancy. ”Al Held at André Emmerich.” ARTnews (Summer, 1989): 163-164.

Hurlburt, Roger. "Alphas and Omegas." The Sun Sentinel (February 12, 1989): 3F.

Lewallen, Constance. ”Al Held.” View (Winter, 1989).

Mays, John Bentley. "Unusual Materials, Beautiful work: Al Held at the Marianne Friedland Gallery.” The Globe and Mail (Friday, November 24, 1989): C10.

Plagens, Peter. ”Is Bigger Necessarily Better?"  Newsweek (April 17, 1989): 66-7.

“Review of André Emmerich show.” Drawing (January-February 1989): 114.

Solomon, Deborah. “Al Held’s Catskill Pastoral.” Architectural Digest (June, 1989): 170-173,

223.

Tallmer, Jerry. ”Journey to a Geometric Work.” New York Post (March 10, 1989): 39.

1990

“Al Held/André Emmerich.” Artforum (December, 1990): 99.

 

Brenson, Michael. “New Curator at Modern Challenges Convention.” New York Times (December 28, 1990): C26.

Carrier, David. ”Why We Love What We See: Al Held at Robert Miller.” Art International (Summer 1990): 67.

Glueck, Grace. “Art-World Figures Defend Director of the Whitney.” New York Times (February 3, 1990): 17.

Kimmelman, Michael. ”Al Held’s Passage in the 50’s From Action to Abstraction.” New York Times (January 12, 1990): C28.

Kuspit, Donald. ”Al Held/Robert Miller Gallery.” Artforum (May, 1990): 184.

Rimanelli, David. “New York Fax.” Art Issues (March/April, 1990): 32.

“Some Seventies Works.” New Yorker (July 16, 1990): 13.

Wallach, Amei. ”Older Works in a New Light.” New York Newsday (January 26, 1990): 23.

1991

“Abandoned Chemical Bank Space Revitalized by Al Held Paintings.” Corporate Arts News (December, 1991).

“Goings on about town.” New Yorker (October 14, 1991): 14.

Johnson, Ken. "Al Held at André Emmerich and 650 Madison Avenue." Art in America (January, 1991).

Kalina, Richard. ”Al Held at the André Emmerich Gallery.” Arts Magazine (February 1991): 79.

Kimmelman, Michael. “Al Held: The Italian Watercolors.” New York Times (September 13, 1991): C5.

Kuspit, Donald. ”Al Held at André Emmerich.” Artforum (December, 1991): 99.

Pardee, Hearne. "Al Held at André Emmerich." ARTnews (December 1991): 119 - 20.

Perl, Jed. ”After The Fall: Emmerich Gallery.” New Criterion (February 1991): 55 - 57.

1992

“Al Held, astratto che si ispira al Quattrocento.” Arte (October, 1992).

“Art Replaces Tenants in Madison Avenue Building.” Antiques and the Arts Weekly (December 4, 1992): 132.

“Art (Temporarily) Replaces Tenants in Pricey Manhattan Real Estate Space.” The Italian Voice (December 10, 1992): 6.

Balsamo, Dean. "Held Paints Visually Assertive Illusions." The New Mexican (August 21, 1992).

Johnson, Ken. ”Al Held at André Emmerich and 650 Madison Avenue.” Art in America (January, 1992): 115.

Norklun, Kathi. "Held Over." The Woodstock Times (December 10, 1992): 22.

Rife, Susan L. ”Art That Stretches and Sings.” Wichita Eagle (January 25, 1992): C1.

Rose, Barbara. "Barbara Rose's Journal: The Abstract Art Renaissance." Art & Auction (April 1992): 36, 38, 40.

1993

Brody, Jacqueline. "Prints and Photographs Published." The Print Collector's Newsletter (September - October 1994): 145 - 146.

Murphy, Jay. ”Al Held.” Tema Celeste (Spring 1993): 84.

Verdler, Jean Emile. “Al Held Le Pientre Du Doute.” Arts (no. 151, 1993): 38-41.

1994

“Al Held." Print Collector's Newsletter (September/October, 1994): 144-148.

Brody, Jacqueline. ”Prints and Photographs Published.” Print Collector's Newsletter (September - October 1994): 145 - 146.

Brown, Kathan. "Overview: Al Held." Crown Point Press Newsletter (June 1994).

Rimanelli, David. ”Art: Into the Black.” New Yorker (September 26, 1994): 27.

1995

“Al Held.” New Yorker (April 17, 1995): 19.

Allison, Sue. ”Architect Cesar Pelli Talks About the Art at Washington's National Airport.” Washington Review (online, vol. 23, no. 4).

Carrier, David. "New York: Abstract Painting and Sculpture." Burlington Magazine (January, 1995): 52-53.

Decker, Andréw. ”Art Notebook: Contemporary Studies, The Value and Appeal of Preparatory Works.” Architectural Digest (December 1995): 44 – 50.

Katz, Vincent. "Al Held at Robert Miller." Art in America (March, 1995): 104-105.

Petkanas, Christopher. ”Al Held's Italian Days: Abstract Pleasures of the Artist's Umbrian Farmhouse.” Architectural Digest (May 1995): 178-182.

1996

"Al Held at André Emmerich." Review Magazine (May, 1996).

Shea, Barbara. ”On the Go.” Newsday (July 7, 1996): D3.

Smith, Roberta. “Leon Polk Smith, 91, Artist Loyal to Geometry is Dead.” New York Times (December 7, 1996):48.

1997

Cotter, Holland. ”An Era Still Driven to Abstraction”  New York Times (April 11, 1997): C22.

Fressola, Michael J. ”Obviously, painting is alive and well ‘After the Fall.’”  Staten Island Advance (April 11, 1997).

Fressola, Michael J. “Catalogue party for ‘After the Fall’ exhibit set for Sunday.” Staten Island Advance (April 11, 1997).

Protzman, Ferdinand. "Artwork Reflects Nation's Vibrancy and Diversity." Washington Post (July 16, 1997).

Wilkinson, Jeanne C. "After the Fall: Aspects of Abstract Painting Since 1970." Review Art (May 15, 1997): 11-12.

Wiseman, Carter. “Flights and Fancy.” ARTnews (June 1997)

1998

Forgey, Benjamin. ”A Stunning Departure: The New National Airport’s Blend of Art and Design Flies in the Face of Convention.” Washington Post (February 1, 1998).

Johnson, Ken. "Al Held." New York Times (November 6, 1998): E38.

Morgan, Robert C. ”Al Held at Robert Miller.” Review (November 1, 1998).

1999

Colby, Joy Hakanson. "Abstraction Comes Back in Big Gallery." The Detroit News (November 27, 1999).

O'Doherty, Brian. ”Al Held.” Artforum (January, 1999): 115.

2000

“Al Held.” New Yorker (November 13, 2000).

Benson, Michael. “Objets d’Art.” New York Times (November 20, 2000): 104.

Ebony, David. ”Al Held at Robert Miller.” Artnet (November, 2000).

Gomez, Edward M. "Irrepressible Abstraction." Art & Antiques (November, 2000): 98-103.

Johnson, Ken. ”Al Held.” New York Times (November 24, 2000).

Morel, Desiree. “Painting Marks Milestone for Area Museum.” Boca Raton News (2000).

Naves, Mario. ”Black Holes in an Artist's Mind.” New York Observer (November 20, 2000): 16.

2001

“Hanging Up (And Hanging Out) at Boca Raton's New Museum.” Palm Beach Post (January 21, 2001): J1.

Henderson, Tina. “Held Uptown.” Greenwich Village Gazette (October 2, 2001).

Kutner, Janet. ”Up to Speed.” Dallas Morning News (June 13, 2001).

Wei, Lilly. ”Review of Exhibitions: Al Held at Robert Miller.” Art in America (July 2001): 96-97.

2002

Baird, Daniel. ”Plane: The Essential of Painting.” Brooklyn Rail (Autumn, 2002).

Bartlett, Thomasine. “The Forbidden and the Secret.” New Orleans Art Review (January - February, 2002).

Bookhardt, D. Eric. ”Universal Truths.” Gambit Weekly (February 19, 2002): 79.

Eleey, Peter. ”Painting report PS1.” Frieze Magazine (November 11, 2002).

“Expanding Universe: The Recent Paintings of Al Held.” The Times-Picayune (January 11, 2002).

MacCash, Douglas. ”Future Perfect.” Times-Picayune (January 15, 2002): Dl, 10.

“Refreshing Art.” New York Sun (July 23, 2002): 12.

"Talent: Sci-Fi Networks." New York Magazine (August 12, 2002): 73.

Slonim, Jeffrey. “Living Color: Coach’s new furniture line joins forces with Color Field art at an opening that has all the comforts of home.” Elle Décor (2002).

2003

Bowie, Chas. “Visual Reviews." Portland Mercury (April 24, 2003).

Cohen, David. ”Gallery–Going.” New York Sun (December 4, 2003): 15.

Fyfe, Joe. “Requiems for a Lost Future.” Art in America (June, 2003).

Henderson, Harvest. ”A Sense of Cosmic Awe.” Oregonian (Portland, OR) (April 18, 2003).

Johnson, Ken. “Galleries: Chelsea Al Held and Frances Daffern.” New York Times (December 19, 2003): E40.

La Rocco, Benjamin. "Al Held: Beyond Sense." artcritical.com (December 2003).

Naves, Mario. ”Intergalactic Condom.” New York Observer (December 15, 2003): 14.

Shinn, Dorothy. “Artist streamlines geometric universe.” Akron Beacon Journal (August 10, 2003) E6.

Thorson, Alice. "The Joslyn Art Museum has a 'contemporary art dream team' and ambitious plans." Star (Omaha, NE) (2003): J-1.

2004

McQuaid, Cate. “Using shapes and colors, artist takes a journey deep into space.” Boston Globe (January, 2004).

2005

“Al Held: 1928-2005, Painter known for 'stylized and geometric language'." Chicago Tribune (July 28, 2005).

“Al Held: New York artist who simplified form to increase his paintings' monumentality." London Times (August 22, 2005).

Brown, Kathan. "Al Held 1928-2005, In Memory." Crown Point Press Newsletter (Fall 2005).

Ebony, David. “Al Held, 1928-2005.” Art in America (September, 2005).

Falconi, Marta. "U.S. painter Al Held dies in Italy at 76." Associated Press (July 27, 2005).

Johnson, Ken. "Al Held, Painter of Geometric Complexities, Dies at 76." New York Times (July 29, 2005).

McNay, Michael. “Obituary: Al Held.” The Guardian (August 1, 2005).

“OMA Exhibits Designs of Internationally Renowned Artist.” Orlando Museum of Art (October - December, 2005).

“R.I.P.: Leading Artists Who Died in 2005." artinfo.com.

Robinson, Walter. "Al Held, 1928-2005." artnet news (July 28, 2005).

Schude, Matt. "Al Held, 76, New York Artist Of Giant Works." New York Sun (July 28, 2005): 5.

Storr, Robert, . ”The Big ‘A.’” ArtForum (October, 2005): 31.

2006

Bui, Phong and Storr, Robert. ”Ron Gorchov.” Brooklyn Rail (September 5, 2006): retrieved thebrooklynrail.org.

Cohen, David. “Gallery-Going: An old master defiantly at work.” The New York Sun (October 19, 2006).

Daube, Liz. ”Leftover funds from abstract painter’s final work due back to Library Foundation.” jaxdailyrecord.com (December. 6, 2006).

Kennedy, Randy. “Giving the Artists a Voice In Preserving Their Work.” New York Times (June 29, 2006): Arts: 1, 8.

Kolbe, Regina. ”Studio designs Dazzle at the Modern Show.” antiquesandthearts.com (November 14, 2006).

Kormanik, Beth. “Hyde wants to rethink, rework grants process.” The Florida Times-Union (December 10, 2006).

MacDonald, Dan. ”Abstractionist’s final painting finds a home at the city’s new downtown public library.” Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville) (January 12, 2006).

Muchnic, Suzanne. “Treasuries are drawn to academic sanctuaries.” Los Angles Times, Sept. 12, 2006.

Mueller, Stephen. ”Abstract Spaces.” gaycitynews.com (December 22, 2006).

Sandler, Irving. ”Al Held 1928-2005) A Maverick in the New York Art World.” Smithsonian Institution (Spring, 2006): 108-111.

Stewart, Laura. “Most Difficult Paintings.” news-journalonline.com.

Storr, Robert . ”Haste Makes Waste”  Frieze.com (September 1, 2006).

2007

“Al Held Does (Stained-Glass) Windows.” artnet news (October 4, 2007).

Baker, Kenneth. ”Review: Louise Nevelson’s found at the de Young.” San Francisco Chronicle (November 7, 2007).

Bromirski, Martin. “Abstract Painting: 1960-1969.” Anaba.blogspot.com (June 4, 2007).

Butler, Sharon. ”Artists Retreat.” Brooklyn Rail (October, 2007).

“Don’t Miss: Al Held Stained Glass.” Orlando Sentinel (September 21, 2007).

Dunlap, David W. ”Train to the Museum? You’re Already There.” New York Times (January 21, 2007): Retrieved from www.nytimes.com.

Finch, Charlie. “Art Opportunities” artnet.com/magazine.us (August 24, 2007).

Genocchio, Benjamin. ”Form’s Forefront.” Art+Auction (December 31, 2007).

Goddard, Dan R. “Art a part of championship for Spurs, AT&T Center.” San Antonio Express-News (June 10, 2007).

Gottleib, Shirle. ”A ‘Grand’ display of American abstract expressionism.” Press Telegram (July 9, 2007).

Grosz, David. “Abstract Mitchell-Innes & Nash.” New York Sun (January 4, 2007).

Israel, Matthew. ”A Magnet for the With-It Kids.” Art in America (October, 2007): 73. 74.

Leusner, Jim. “Judges’ new home sparkles.” Orlando Sentinel (August 27, 2007): Section B.

Leusner, Jim. ”Six stories in service to justice.” Orlando Sentinel (October 9, 2007): Retrieved at  www.orlandosentinel.com.

Maine, Stephen. “Welcome to the Junkyard.” The New York Sun (July 23, 2007).

Martin, Chris. ”In conversation Bill Jensen with Chris Martin.” Brooklyn Rail (February, 2007).

“More of Today’s Best David Klein Gallery.” freep.com (October 15, 2007).

Mulford, Hansen. “Inside Exhibitions: From Watercolors to Windows.” Orlando Museum of Art Newsletter (Fall, 2007).

Mullarkey, Maureen. ”In Paris Freedom From Pressure.” New York Sun (August 20, 2007): retrieved at www.nysun.com.

Naves, Mario. “The New York School’s Left Bank Campus.” The New York Observer (August 6, 2007): C8.

“New Windows by Abstract Expressionist.” Glass Quarterly (Winter, 2007): 14.

Ormond, Mark. ”Visual Math.” Gulfshore Life (February, 2007): 305.

“Out of Sight.” Texas Monthly (December 2007): retrieved at www.texasmontly.com.

Robinson, Walter. ”Weekend Update.” artnet.com/magazine/us/reviews.

Smith, Roberta. ”Elizabeth Murray, 66, Artist of Vivid Forms, Dies.” New York Times (August 13, 2007).

Wilkinson, Jeanne C. “After the Fall: Aspects of Abstract Painting Since 1970.” Review Art (May 15, 2007).

2008

“Al Held: The Evolution of Style." Los Angeles Times (July 17, 2008).

“Al Held The Evolution of Style.” thedistrictweekly.com (July 16, 2008).

“Al Held: The Evolution of Style.” eyespyLA.com (April 17, 2008).

Baker, Kenneth. “Walker’s abstractions illustrate complexity.” San Francisco Chronicle (September 6, 2008).

Bergeron, Chris. ”Geometry Lesson.” Medfield (MA) Press (February 3, 2008).

Bermudez, Julian. “Plenty of ‘style’ in latest University Art Museum exhibit.” Grunion Gazette (July 10, 2008): 10B.

Boyar, Jay. ”Justice is Gorgeous.” Orlando Magazine (January, 2008): 70 – 76.

“Cantor Arts Center to exhibit 'Pop to Present - Art of the 1960's'." Art Knowledge News (December 2008).

Dufort, Jon. “Fresh Prince.” Syracuse New Times (September 11, 2008).

Eisenhart, Mary. "Don't miss: Abstract Mash-Up." San Francisco Chronicle (October 16, 2008): G-22.

“Evolution of Style opening reception.” Long Beach Culture.com (July 30, 2008).

“Evolution of Style”  kintera.com (2008).

“Gone, not forgotten.” Easy Readernews.com (2008).

Goodrich, John. ”‘Totally Rad’: The Irony and Agony of the ‘80s Art Scene.” New York Sun (July 31, 2008): retrieved at www.nysun.com.

Hendricks, Meg. “Positive View.” Long Beach Press-Telegram (June 6, 2008).

Johnson, Ken. "Al Held." New York Times (November 28, 2008).

Kadosh, Dikla. ”Art.” Jewish Journal (July 3, 2008): retrieved at www.jewishjournal.com.

“Long Beach, USA.” Art Newspaper (July 3, 2008): retrieved at www.theartnewspaper.com.

Natale, Michele. ”1958: Bull’s-eye of a year.” News & Observer (September 21, 2008): retrieved at www.newobserver.com.

Patton, Phil. “Thinking Outside the Cube.” New York Times (March 23, 2008).

Robinson, Walter. ”Big at Basel.” Artnet.com (June 2, 2008).

Row, D.K. “ Michael Knutson embraces color as well as rigid forms in a kaleidoscopic show.”

The Oregonian (September 4, 2008).

Smith, Roberta. "Wide World of Abstract Expressionism." New York Times (December 30, 2008): C7.

“University Art Museum CSU Long Beach.” artforum.com.

Voelz-Chandler, Mary .“Three shows a crowd, but a welcome one.” Rocky Mountain News (May 15, 2008).

Wolff, Sander Roscoe. ”Gallery talk and reception @UAM this Saturday.” LBPOST.com (June 26, 2008).

2009

Anderson-Spivy. “Good Old Boys”. Artnet (December 16, 2009).

Baker, Kenneth. ”Stanford’s essential overview of modern Pop art.”  San Francisco Chronicle (April 26, 2009).

Feinstein, Roni. "Al Held" Brooklyn Rail (February 2009).

Ruas, Charles. ”Circa 1959: Jacobson Howard”. ARTnews (December 2009).

Stillman, Nick. "Al Held: Paul Kasmin Gallery" Artforum (February 2009).

Wolff, Elaine. “Growing in the Dark”. San Antonio Current (February 25, 2009).

2010

“Al Held, 'Concrete Abstraction'" Time Out New York (December 8, 2010).

Bui, Phong. ”Pearlstein/ Held: Five Decades”  Brooklyn Rail (February 2010): retrieved at http://www.brooklynrail.org/2010/02/artseen/pearlsteinheld-five-decades.

Goodrich, John. ”At the Galleries: Pearlstein/Held: Five Decades”  Volume 2: Issue 1 CityArts (January 12, 2010).

Jaime, Kristian. "The show with kaleidoscope eyes" examiner.com (July 21, 2010).

La Rocco, Ben. "Artists at Max's Kansas City, 1965-1974" Brooklyn Rail (October 2010).

Mac Adam, Alfred. “Philip Pearlstein and Al Held” ARTnews (April 2010): 106.

McClaran, Tamara. "J. Johnson Gallery show a study in Black and White" Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville) (September 6, 2010).

Panero, James. “Gallery Chronicle”. The New Criterion (January 2010)

Schultz, Charlie. "Process Abstraction Continued" artinfo.com (August 11, 2010).

Smith, Roberta. “Friends for Whom Space Was the Place”. New York Times (February 10, 2010): CI, C7.

Wilkin, Karen. ”At the Galleries”. Hudson Review (Winter 2010).

Worssam, Nancy. “Seattle’s Wright Exhibition Space makes big impression with big paintings”. The Seattle Times (February 27, 2010).

2011

“Southbound" Ulster Almanac (December 1, 2011): 22.

Butler, Sharon L. "Abstract Painting: The New Casualists" Brooklyn Rail (June 2011).

McClemont, Doug. "Al Held: Craig F. Starr" ARTnews (November 2011).

Smith, Roberta. "Al Held Paintings 1959" New York Times (August 12, 2011): C25.

Wallace, Rebecca. "Contemporary flair" Palo Alto Online News (January 5, 2011).

2012

“Dallas Auction Gallery sets record auction price for Contemporary artist Carlos Cruz-Diez" artdaily.org (April 27, 2012).

Kennedy, Randy. "MTA to Introduce Public Art App" New York Times (March 14, 2012).

2013

“Al Held at Cheim & Read" Art Media Agency (March 6, 2013).

“Al Held sixties" masdearte.com (March 5, 2013).

“Exhibition of seven monumental paintings by Al Held on view at Cheim & Read" artdaily.org (March 6, 2013).

“Galen at The Galen" livemagazinetoday.com (November 12, 2013).

Carrier, David. "Visually Self-Evident: Al Held's Alphabet Paintings at Cheim & Read" artcritical.com (March 26, 2013).

Gopnik, Blake. "Al Held Spells Out Abstraction." Daily Beast (April 2, 2013).

Greenwald, Xico. "Two Approaches to Abstraction" New York Sun (March 24, 2013).

Johnson, Ken. "Al Held: 'Alphabet Paintings'" New York Times (March 22, 2013): C27.

Matlin, Clay. "The Heroism of the Middle: Al Held's Alphabet Paintings." GC Advocate (April 26, 2013).

Yau, John. "The Connoisseurship of Al Held" Hyperallergic (March 17, 2013).

2014

“Bold and Beautiful: Color Planes and Expressive Abstracts." Arts Observer (June 9, 2014).

Larkin, Corina. "Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China." Brooklyn Rail (April 2014).

Russell, James S. "How Apple's Architects Shielded a Trove of Art from the Harsh Hawaiian Sun." Bloomberg Pursuits (June 16, 2014).

Zevitas, Steven. "40 Galleries You Should Know if You Love Paint: Redux." New American Paintings (February 25, 2014).

2015

DeFore, John. "$5 Million Warhol/Basquiat Work Among Highlights of NYC's Snowy Armory Week." Hollywood Reporter (March 8, 2015).

Gibson Stoodley, Shelia. "The Art Dealers Association of America Art Show Promises to Delight Attendees." Robb Report (February 3, 2015).

Kellogg, Valerie. "Kips Bay designers' show house 2015: Newly renovated and still swank." newsday.com (May 14, 2015).

Martinez, Alanna. "The Whitney's First Show Will Pack In 407 Artists From the Permanent Collection." New York Observer (April 13, 2015).

Paglia, Michael. “Art Review: The Denver Art Museum and the Art Hotel Are Really Showing Off.” Westword (June 24, 2015).

Rohan, Timothy M. "The Breuer Effect." Art in America (May 1, 2015).

Rosenberg, Karen. "7 Underappreciated Artists Seize the Spotlight at the ADAA Fair." Artspace (March 5, 2015).

Selz, Gabrielle. "Critic's View: ADAA - Eye of the Armory Art Fair Tornado." Hamptons Art Hub (March 8, 2015).

Vartanian, Hrag. "How the 2015 ADAA Art Fair Changed My Life." Hyperallergic (March 6, 2015).

2016

Adams, Rachel. “Exhibition Showcases Work of Military Veterans at The Art Students League of New York.” UB Reporter (March 23, 2016).

“Al Held: The Conversant Artist.” The Brooklyn Rail (March 4, 2016.)

Bui, Phong. “Al Held Brushstrokes: India Ink Drawings from 1960.” The Brooklyn Rail (July 11, 2016).

Dabkowski, Colin. “’On the Front Lines’ Explores Veterans’ Influence on Art World.” The Buffalo News (May 3, 2016).

Foran, Jack. “On the Front Lines.” The Public (June 21, 2016).

“Form and Space.” American Fine Art Magazine (July/August 2016): 74-75.

Gerlis, Melanie. “The Art Market: Miami Sales and a ‘Shopping Channel’ for Art.” Financial Times (November 30, 2016).

Halle, Howard and Peter Kirby. “The Top 13 NYC Subway Art Installations.” Time Out New York (January 27, 2016.)

Judkis, Maura. “There’s More to See at the Renovated National Gallery of Art’s East Building.” Washington Post Weekend (September 30, 2016): 19-21.

Kalnitz, Max. “UB Anderson Art Gallery Exhibit Showcases Art Done by Veterans.” The Spectrum (April 4, 2016.)

Kardon, Dennis. “The Disorienting Power of Al Held’s Black-and-White Paintings.” Hyperallergic (March 18, 2016).

Lakin, Max. “Little-Seen Works From an Artist Who Influenced Stella and Kelly.” New York Times (May 2, 2016).

Laster, Paul. “12 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before February 26.” New York Observer (February 22, 2016).

Meixner, Christiane. “Smoke and Nails.” Der Tagesspiegel (August 9, 2016).

Paglia, Michael. “Contemporary Prints by Art Stars Take Over Michael Warren Contemporary.” Westword (April 8, 2016).

Willetts, Dorothy. “Living with Art Series: Bedroom Vignette – Artwork by Held, Hockney & Smith.” Huffington Post (October 20, 2016).

1977 Al at 435 West Broadway (Photo André Emmerich Estate)

Books

 

1961

Arnason, H. H. American Abstract Expressionists and Imagists. New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1961.

1963

Annual Exhibition 1963: Contemporary American Painting. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1963.

Toward a New Abstraction. New York: Jewish Museum, 1963.

1964

Greenberg, Clement. Post Painterly Abstraction. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1964.

Leavitt, Dr. Thomas W. Some Paintings to Consider. Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1964.

1965

Lange, Rudolf. 126. Frühjahrsausstellung. Hannover: Kunstverein Hannover, 1965.

Leavitt, Dr. Thomas W. Some Paintings to Consider. Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1964.

Rudlinger, A. Held Kelly Mattmüller Noland Olitski Pfahler Plumb Turnbull. Basel: Kunsthalle Basel, 1965.

Sandler, Irving. Concrete Expressionism. New York: New York University, 1965.

1966

Alloway, Lawrence. Systemic Painting. New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1966.

Amerikanische Kunst aus Schweizer Besitz. St. Gallen: Kunstmuseum, 1966.

McShine, Kynaston L. Amerikaanse Schilderijen Collages. Rotterdam: Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, 1966.

Rasmussen, Waldo. Two Decades of American Painting (Japanese version for The National Museum of Modern Art of Japan, The Asahi Shimbun.). New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1966.

Tentoonstelling Vormen van de kleur, (New Shapes of Color). Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, 1966. Essays by E. de Wilde and W.A.L. Beeren (in German and English).

1967

Berkson, Bill. In Memory of My Feelings: A Selection of Poems by Frank O’Hara. New York: The Museum of Modern Art.

1968

Battcock, Gregory. Minimal Art: A Critical Anthology. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1968.

Calas, Nicholas. "The Originality of Al Held" in Art in the Age of Risk. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1968.

Campbell, Lawrence, ed. Art Students League: Centennial Decade 1968-1969. New York: The Art Students League of New York, 1968.

Green, Eleanor. Al Held. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Art, 1968.

Lucie-Smith, Edward. Late Modern: Visual Art Since 1945. New York: Frederick A Prager, 1968.

McCoubrey, John W. Al Held Recent Paintings. Philadelphia: Institute of Contemporary Art of the University of Pennsylvania, 1968.

Sweeney, James Johnson, curator. Signals in the ‘Sixties. Honolulu: Honolulu Academy of Arts, 1968.

1969

Baur, John I.H. “Foreword”. Whitney Museum of American Art: 1969 Annual Exhibition, Painting. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1969.

Contemporary Art-Acquisitions 1966-1969. Buffalo, NY: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1969.

Hoving, Thomas P.F. “Foreword” in Fifth Annual Art Exhibition & Sale: Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture. Maine: Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 1969.

Plagens, Peter. Contemporary American Drawing Show. Fort Worth: Fort Worth Art Center, 1969.

Turner, Evan H. “Foreword” in The Pure and Clear/American Innovations. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1969

1970

American Painting 1900-1970. New York: Time-Life Books, 1970.

Ashton, Dore. Modern American Painting. New York: Mentor-Unesco by the New American Library, 1970.

Mendelowitz, Daniel M. A History of American Art, second edition. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., 1970.

1971

Calas, Nicolas and Elena Calas. Icons & Images of the Sixties. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1971.

Crookshank, Anne. Rosc ’71. Dublin: Rosc, 1971.

Knobler, Nathan. The Visual Dialogue. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., 1971.

1972

Fall exhibitions 1972: Selections from the Aldrich Museum Collection and the Invitational Showing of Paintings on Paper. Ridgefield: Aldrich Museum, 1972.

1974

Tucker, Marcia. Al Held. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1974.

Warrum, Richard L., ed. Painting and Sculpture Today 1974. Indianapolis, IN: Contemporary art Society and the Indianapolis Museum of Art, 1974.

1975

Chambers, Marlene. The Virginia Bagley Wright Collection: American Art since 1960. Denver: Denver Art Museum, 1975.

The Hundredth Anniversary Exhibition of Paintings and Sculptures by 100 Artists Associated

with The Art Students League of New York. New York: The Art Students League, 1975.

Slade, Roy. 34th Biennial of Contemporary American Painting the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C.: The Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1975.

1976

Hamilton, Patricia and Check Boterf. Drawing Today in New York. New York: Hamilton and Boterf, 1976.

Hoos, Judith and Isabelle Storey. A Selection of American Art: The Skowhegan School, 1946-1976. Boston: Institute of Contemporary Art, 1976.

McShine, Kynaston. Color. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1976.

Powell, Earl A., III. Abstract Expressionist and Imagists: A Retrospective View. Austin: University of Texas at Austin, 1976.

Surface Edge and Color. New York: The Whitney Museum of American Art, 1976.

1977

Buckler, Susan, Stiles Colwill, Maureen Keesey, Owen Pratz, Karl Sandin, Peter Zabielskis. Surface, Edge and Color: Paintings by Al Held, Ellsworth Kelly, Agnes Martin, Kenneth Noland, Larry Poons, Frank Stella. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program, 1977.

Carter, Rand. This is Today: An Exhibition of Works by Living Artists. Clinton, NY: Hamilton College, 1977.

A View of a Decade. Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art, 1977.

1978

Forge, Andrew. "Al Held” in Al Held: New Paintings. New York: André Emmerich Gallery, 1978.

Forge, Andrew. A Benefit Exhibition for the Yale School of Art: Works by members of the Yale Faculty 1950 – 1978. New Haven, CT: Yale University, 1978.

Lipschultz, Sandra L. Dibuios Americanos 1927-1977. Madrid: Museo Espanol de Arte Contemporaneo (Ciudad Universitaria), 1978.

Lucie-Smith, E., et. al. “Al Held” in Propylaen Kunst Geschichte. Germany: Propylaen Verlag, 1978.

Sandler, Irving. The New York School: The Painters and Sculptors of the Fifties. New York: Harper & Row, 1978.

Shiman, Leon G. “Rules for Organizing Visual Space,” in Al Held Paintings and Drawings 1973-1978. Boston: Institute of Contemporary Art, 1978.

Sussman, Elisabeth. Al Held Paintings and Drawings 1973-1978. Boston: Institute of Contemporary Art, 1978.

1979

Biagell, Mathew. Dictionary of America Art. New York: Harper & Row, 1979.

Kahan, Mitchell Douglas. “Corporate Collecting and American Art.” in Art Inc. American Paintings from Corporate Collections. Montgomery, AL: Museum of Fine Arts, 1979.

Rubin, David S. Black and White are Colors: Paintings of the 1950-1970s. Claremont: Trustees of Pomona College, 1979.

1980

Art in Our Time: HHK Foundation for Contemporary Art Collection. Milwaukee, WI: Milwaukee Art Center, September/October, 1980.

Forge, Andrew and Willy Rotzler. “On Al Held’s Recent Paintings” in Al Held: Neue Bilder (New Paintings). Zurich: André Emmerich Gallery, 1980.

Lucie-Smith, Edward. Art in the Seventies. Oxford: Phaidon Press, 1980.

Sandler, Irving. “Al Held 1959-1961” in Al Held Paintings 1959 -1961. New York: Robert Miller Gallery, 1980.

Thalacker, Donald W. The Place of Art in the World of Architecture. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1980.

1981

Brandt, Frederick and Susan Butler. Late Twentieth Century Art. Richmond: Sydney and Frances Lewis Foundation, 1981.

Hanhardt, John G., Barbara Haskell, Richard Marshall, and Patterson Sims. 1981 Biennial Exhibition. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1981.

Mones, Arthur. Artists in Photographs. New York: Horizon Press, 1981.

Osborne, Harold, ed. The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Art. New York: Oxford University Press, 1981.

Selz, Peter. Art in Our Times: A Pictorial History 1890-1980. New York: Harry N. Abrams,     1981.

1982

A Private Vision: Contemporary Art from the Graham Gund Collection. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1982.

Hornick, Lita. Night Flight. New York: The Kulcher Foundation, 1982.

Sandler, Irving. "Al Held 1954-1959” in Al Held: 1954-1959. New York: Robert Miller Gallery, 1982.

1983

Morris, Mark. Catalog essay in Al Held New Paintings. Birmingham MI: Donald Morris Gallery,1983.

1984

Al Held: Drawings from 1976. Zurich: André Emmerich Gallery, 1984.

Sandler, Irving. Al Held. New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1984.

Schimmel, Paul. Action/Precision: The New Direction in New York, 1955-60. Newport, CA: Newport Harbor Art Museum, 1984.

Turner, Evan H. The Ackland Art Museum: A Handbook. Chapel Hill, NC: Ackland Art Museum, 1984.

Walker, Barry. Catalog essay in The American Artist as Printmaker. New York: Brooklyn Museum, 1984.

1985

Al Held: New Paintings. New York: André Emmerich Gallery, 1985.

Dabrowski, Magdalena. Catalog essay in Contrast of Form: Geometric Abstract Art 1910-1980. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1985.

Yard, Sally. An Architect's Eye: Selections from the Collection of Graham Gund. South Hadley, MA: Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, 1985.

1986

Art in the Environment. Boca Raton: Boca Raton Museum of Art, 1986.

Belz, Carl. Catalog essay in Rose Art Museum-Selected 20th Century Paintings. Waltham, MA: Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, 1986.

Fox, Meghan. Catalogue essay in Definitive Statements-American Art: 1964-66. Providence: Brown University, 1986.

Hunter, Sam. An American Renaissance-Painting and Sculpture Since 1940, Fort Lauderdale: Museum of Art, and New York: Abbeville Press, 1986.

Miller, Tressa Ruslander. A Collector's Eye. Los Angeles: Cultural Services Division, Corporate Communications, Security Pacific National Bank, 1986.

Stebbins, Theodore E., Judith H. Fox and Jan Fortein. Boston Collects: Contemporary Painting and Sculpture. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1986.

1987

Kuspit, Donald. Catalogue essay in Al Held Taxi Cabs. New York: Robert Miller Gallery, 1987.

Kuspit, Donald. Monumental Space Variations. New York: One Penn Plaza, 1987.

Neff, A. Terry. Selections from The Frito-Lay Collection. Dallas: Frito-Lay, 1987.

1988

Martinez, Benjamin, and Jacqueline Block. Visual Forces: An Introduction to Design. Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1988.

1989

Preble, Duane and Sarah. Artforms. New York: Harper & Row, 1989.

Wallock, Leonard. New York Culture Capital of the World 1940-1965. Rizzoli, New York, 1989.

1990

The Great Decade: The 1960s, A Selection of Paintings and Sculpture. New York: André Emmerich Gallery, 1990.

Wilson, Beth. Geometries of Color: American Post-Painterly Abstraction. New York: Stux Modern, 1990.

1991

Armstrong, Richard. Al Held. New York: Rizzoli, 1991.

Frank, Elizabeth. “In the Free Zone” in Al Held: New Watercolors. New York: André Emmerich Gallery, 1991.

1993

BIG PAINTINGS. New York: André Emmerich Gallery, 1993.

Roznoy, Cynthia. Spheres of Influence: Artists and Their Students in the Permanent Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1993.

Van de Guchte. Al Held: The Italian Watercolors. Urbana-Champaign: University of Illinois, 1993.

1994

Agee, William C. Paths of Abstraction: Paintings in New York 1944-1981: Selections from the Ciba Art Collection. New York: Hunter College, 1994.

Ocvirk, Otto G., Robert E. Stinson, Philip R. Wigg, Robert O. Bone, David L. Cayton. Art Fundamentals: Theory and Practice, 7th ed. Madison: WCB Brown & Benchmark, 1994.

Rothbart, Daniel and Enrico Pedrini. Jewish Metaphysics as Generative Principle in American Art. Napoli: Ulisse & Calipso, 1994.

1995

Some Very Important American Artists. Singapore: Wetterling Teo Gallery, 1995.

1997

Harris, Jane and Shannah Ehrhart, eds. After the Fall: Aspects of Abstract Painting since 1970, Volume II. Staten Island, NY: Snug Harbor Cultural Center, 1997.

Wei, Lilly. Aspects of Abstract Painting Since 1970. Staten Island: Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, 1997.

1998

Johnson, Ken. Al Held “The Last Series.” New York: Robert Miller Galllery, 1998.

Schwabsky, Barry. “Held’s Last Series” in  Al Held (The Last Series). New York: Robert Miller Gallery, 1998.

Schwartz, Joyce Pommeroy and Karla Bradley. {Defining Structures}. Charlotte, NC: LaSalle Partners at Nations Bank Plaza, 1998.

2000

Burckhardt, Rudy. Portrait of A Mural Sketch, 1964. New York: New York University Grey Art Gallery, 1965.

Gumpert, Lynn and Vincent Katz. Rudy Burckhardt and Friends: New York Artists of the 1950s and 60s. New York: New York University Grey Art Gallery, 2000.

Rubin, David S. “The Recent Painting of Al Held” in Al Held: Unfolding. New York: Robert Miller Gallery, 2000.

Sandler, Irving. Avant-Garde Artists of Greenwich Village. New York: New York University, 2000.

2001

Rose, Barbara. “The Construction, Deconstruction and Reconstruction of Abstraction” in  Al Held: Large-Scale Watercolor Paintings. Dallas: Peters Galleries, 2001.

2002

Huberman, Anthony, ed. Painting Report. New York: P.S.1, 2002.

Jacques, Geoffrey. “Galerie Huit” in Galerie Huit. New York: Studio 18 Gallery, 2002.

Rubin, David S. “Al Held’s Expanding Universe” in Expanding Universe, the Recent Paintings of Al Held. New Orleans: Contemporary Arts Center, 2002.

2003

Lanchner, Carolyn. Catalog essay in Al Held and George Sugarman in the Early Sixties. New York: Washburn Gallery, 2003.

Wiehager, Renate. DaimlerChrysler Collection: Minimalism and After III. Berlin: DaimlerChrysler Contemporary, 2003.

2005

Perl, Jed. New Art City: Manhattan at Mid-Century. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005.

2006

Harper, Paula. “Reinventing Abstraction” in Al Held American Abstract Expressionist Painter, 1928-2005. Florida: J. Johnson Gallery, 2006.

Sims, Lowery Stokes. The Persistence of Geometry. Cleveland: Cleveland Museum of Art, 2006.

2007

Dervaux, Isabelle. Americans in Paris: Abstract Painting in the Fifties. New York: Tibor de Nagy Gallery, 2007.

United States Courthouse: Orlando, Florida. Washington, D.C.: U.S. General Services Administration, 2007.

2008

Bishop, Budd Harris. Paradigms of the Unexpected: Modern and Contemporary Art from the Shey Collection. Gainesville, FL: Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, 2008.

Feinstein, Roni. Circa 1958: Breaking Ground in American Art. Chapel Hill, NC: Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2008.

Karmel, Pepe, ed. New York Cool: Painting and Sculpture from the NYU Art Collection. New York: New York University Grey Art Gallery, 2008.

2009

Feinstein, Roni. Circa 1959. New York: Jacobson Howard Gallery, 2009.

Kennedy, Brian and Emily Shubert Burke. Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art. Hanover and London: University Press of New England, 2009.

2010

Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art Since the 1960s. San Antonio: San Antonio Museum of Art, 2010.

Tuchman, Maurice. Max's Kansas City 1965 - 1974: Hetero-holics and Some Women Too. New York: Loretta Howard Gallery, 2010.

2011

Doll, Nancy M. Weatherspoon Art Museum: 70 Years of Collecting. Greensboro: University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2011.

Pascale, Mark. Contemporary Drawings from the Irving Stenn, Jr. Collection. Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 2011.

The Road Taken. Naples, FL: Marianne Friedland Gallery, 2011.

Tuchman, Phyllis. "Getting There" in Al Held: Paintings 1959. New York: Craig F. Starr Gallery, 2011.

2012

Friedland, Marianne. Al Held: Space, Scale and Time. Naples, FL: Marianne Friedland Gallery, 2012.

Karmel, Pepe. Adolph Gottlieb: Gravity, Suspension, Motion. New York: Pace Gallery, 2012.

Wright, Virginia. The Artist's Hand: American Works on Paper 1945 - 1975, from the Washington Art Consortium Collection. Pullman: Museum of Art, Washington State University, 2012.

Veneciano, Jorge Daniel. The Geometric Unconscious: A Century of Abstraction. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska, 2012.

2014

A Family Affair: Modern and Contemporary American Art from the Anderson Collection at Stanford University. Stanford: Stanford University, 2014.

Cooper, Harry. Make It New: Abstract Painting from the National Gallery of Art, 1950–1975. Williamstown, MA: Clark Art Institute, 2014.

Friedland, Marianne. Al Held: Scale. Naples, FL: Marianne Friedland Gallery, 2014.

Katz, Ada. Eight Begin: Artists’ Memories of Starting Out. New York: Libellum, 2014.

Sandler, Irving. Out of 10th St into the 60s. New York: Loretta Howard Gallery, 2014.

2015

Dackerman, Susan. Corita Kent and the Language of Pop. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Art Museums, 2015.

Rose, Barbara. "Al Held: An Abstract Art to Challenge the Old Masters" in Al Held: Particular Paradox. New York: Van Doren Waxter, 2015.

Russo, Jillian. On the Front Lines: Military Veterans at The Art Students League of New York. New York: Art Students League, 2015.

2016

Al Held: Brushstrokes, India Ink Drawings from 1960. New York: Van Doren Waxter, 2016.

American Art’s Power: Masterpieces of Iwaki City Art Museum. Hekinan City: Tatsukichi Fujii Museum of Contemporary Art, 2016.

Bacon, Alex. “Al Held’s Cognitive Abstraction” in Al Held: Black and White Paintings 1967–1969. New York: Cheim and Read, 2016.

 

Periodicals

 

1957

"Art: At a New Gallery, Group Show by 17 Painters and Sculptors Is Opening Display at the Brata.” New York Times (October 31, 1957): 36.

Ashton, Dore. ”Art: Downtown Shows, Group Exhibitions on View at the Tanager, Camino, March, Terrain and James.” New York Times (May 13, 1957): 28.

1959

"Exhibition at Poindexter: Donald Berry and Al Held." Arts Magazine (February, 1959): 64.

Sandler, Irving. "Reviews and Previews: New Names This Month." ARTnews (January, 1959): 17.

Sandler, Irving. ”Berry and Held at Poindexter.” ARTnews (January, 1959): 17.

1960

Ashton, Dore. “Art: European Masters.” New York Times (January 19, 1960): 32.

Crehan, Hubert . ”Exhibition at Poindexter Gallery - Reviews and Previews: Al Held.” ARTnews (January, 1960): 15.

“Galleries Offer Contemporaries." New York Times (January 17, 1960): 80.

Dennison, George. "In the Galleries: Al Held." Arts Magazine (January, 1960): 58.

Tono, Yoshiaki. ”New Adventures in American Art.” Mizue (March, 1960): 2.

1961

Ashton, Dore. "Abstract Expressionists and Imagists, an Important Exhibition at the

Guggenheim Museum.” Arts and Architecture (December, 1961): 4-5.

Sandler, Irving H. ”Exhibition at the Poindexter.” ARTnews (May 1961): 15.

1962

Alloway, Lawrence. ”New Talent USA.” Art in America (January-February 1962): 26.

“Exhibition at Poindexter Gallery." ARTnews (December, 1962): 14.

Preston, Stuart. “What’s New at the Modern?” New York Times (November 25, 1962): 181.

Sandler, Irving. ”In the Art Galleries.” New York Post Magazine (November 25, 1962).

1963

Hess, Thomas B. ”The Phony Crisis in American Art.” ARTnews (Summer,1963): 24-28, 59-60.

Judd, Donald. "In the Galleries: Exhibition at Poindexter Gallery - Al Held." Arts Magazine (January, 1963): 47.

O'Hara, Frank. "Art Chronicle." Kulchur 9 ( Spring, 1963): 62.

O'Doherty, Brian. "Art: Summer Lethargy." New York Times (June 7, 1963): 54.

Sandler, Irving. "In the Art Galleries." New York Post (?, ?, 1963): ?.

Sandler, Irving. "New York Letter." Quadrum (1963):121-122.

“The Year’s Best.” ARTnews (January, 1963): 8.

1964

Ashton, Dore. "Al Held, New Spatial Experience." Studio International (November, 1964):210-213.

Coplans, John. ”Post Painterly Abstraction.” Artforum (Summer, 1964): 4-9.

Crehan, Hubert. "Ausstellung in Zurich." Werk. (December, 1964): 292.

Delaware County Daily Times (February 25, 1964): 5.

“Don't Knock It -- This Painting Won $1,000." (1964).

“Fifty-six Painters and Sculptors.” Art in America (August, 1964): 46-47.

G.R. ”Von Galerie zu Galerie.” Dusseldorfer Hefte (July, 1964): 610.

Kulchur 16 (Winter, 1964-65): 33-36.

Sandler, Irving H. "Al Held Paints a Picture." ARTnews (May 1964): 42-45, 5.

Taylor, Brie. ”Towards a Plastic Revolution.” ARTnews (March, 1964): 46-49.

1965

"3 Centuries of American Painting." Studio International (August, 1965).

“Art.” Arts and Architecture (August, 1965).

Ashton, Dore. ”Concrete Expressionism at New York University.” Studio International (August 1965): 89.

Coplans, John. "Los Angeles." Artforum (January, 1965):12, 14.

H. C. ”Basel: Signale Austellung in der Kunsthalle: Held, Kelly, Mattmuller, Noland, Olitski, Pfahler, Plumb, Turnbull.” Werk (August, 1965): 179-80.

Lippard, Lucy R. "New York Letter." Art International (Summer, 1965): 51.

"Neue Abstraktion." Kunstwerk (April, 1965):110.

Robbins, Corinne. ”Six Artists and the New Extended Vision.” Arts Magazine (September-October, 1965): 19-24.

Rose, Barbara. "The Second Generation: Academy and Breakthrough." Artforum (September, 1965): 53-63.

Sandler, Irving. ”Concrete Expressionism.” New York University Art Collection (April 6 -29, 1965).

Sandler, Irving. “Expressionism with Corners: Five Younger Artists Show at New York University.” ARTnews (April, 1965): 38-40, 65-66.

1966

Asahi Graph (1966): 39, 79.

“American Art Displays Many Innovations.” New York Times (September 8, 1966).

Ashton, Dore. "Art: Exhibit of Systemic Painting at the Guggenheim Museum.” Arts and

Architecture (November, 1966): 6-7.

Baigell, M. ”American Abstract Expressionism and Hard Edge: Some Comparisons" Studio International (January, 1966): 13.

Glazer, Bruce. ”The New Abstraction.” Art International (February, 1966): 41-45.

Mellow, James. “New York Letter.” Art International (November, 1966): 55.

Pincus-Witten, Robert. ”Systemic Painting.” Artforum (November, 1966): 42-45.

"Review: Annely Juda Fine Arts." Times (London) (April 20, 1966).

Staber, Margrit. “Beobachtungen in New York.” Nachrichten Kunst (April,1966).

“Two Decades of American Painting.” Mizue: A Monthly Review of the Fine Arts (No. 741, 1966): 19.

1967

“An American Largeness.” Time (July 14, 1967): 64.

Battcock, Gregory. "Al Held." Arts Magazine (May, 1967): 58-59.

Burton, Scott. ”Reviews and Previews: Al Held.” ARTnews (April 9, 1967): 9, 12.

Deutsch, Stanley, I. "Al Held." 57th Street Review. (May 18, 1967): p. 3.

"Emmerich Exhibition Review." Arts (May, 1967): 58-59.

Gruen, John. ”Al Held, New York.” World Journal Tribune (April 21, 1967).

Held, Al. "On Art and Architecture. Perspecta II.” The Yale Architectural Journal (no. 11): 167.

Industrial Design (December, 1967): 55.

Kramer, Hilton. ”Assimilation of the Modem Movement.” New York Times (April 22, 1967): 26.

Mellow, James R. "New York." Art International (Summer, 1967): 50.

Picard, Lil. ”Das Neue Whitney.” Das Kunstwerk (February/March 1967): 20-21.

Plumb, John. "New Shapes of Color." Studio International (February. 1967): 90-91.

Rose, Barbara and Irving Sandler. ”Sensibility of the Sixties.” Art In America (January/February 1967): 53.

Rosenberg, Harold. "The Art World: Big." The New Yorker (August 26, 1967): 90, 93 -97.

Schjeldahl, Peter. ”Survival on 10th Street.” New York Times (November 19, 1967): 155.

Tillim, Sidney. "Scale and the Future of Modernism." Artforum (October 1967): 14-18.

"Zurich: Galerie Renee Ziegler.” Werk (May, 1967): 370.

1968

Burton, Scott. ”Big H.” ARTnews (March, 1968): 50-53, 70-72.

Calas, Nicolas. "The Originality of Al Held." Art International (May 15, 1968): 38-41.

Campbell, Lawrence. ”Reviews and Previews: Exhibition at Emmerich Gallery – Al Held.” ARTnews (November, 1968): 14.

Deutsch, Stanley I. "Al Held." 57th Street Review (May 18, 1968): 3.

Fremont-Smith, Eliot. ”Books of The Times: A Bard Without Apologies.” New York Times (January 19, 1968): 45.

“Gallery Notes.” Albright-Knox Gallery Annual Report (1968-69): 29-32.

Getlein, Frank. “Art: Cocran Still in the Big Picture.” The Star (Washington, D.C.) (March 17, 1968).

Glueck, Grace. ”More From the Documenta Front.” New York Times (July 14, 1968): D24.

House, Toni. “Al’s Big Art at Cocran Prompts Big Question.” The Evening Star (Washington, D.C.) (March 15, 1968).

“Images: Al Held at Emmerich.” Arts Magazine (September-October, 1968): 24.

Kramer, Hilton. ”Al Held.” New York Times (October 12, 1968): 33.

Lippard, Lucy. “Constellation by Harsh Daylight: The Whitney Annual.” The Hudson Review (Spring 1968): 174-182.

Mellow, James R. "Painting by the Numbers - With a Difference." New York Times (March 29, 1968): 29.

Metken, Gunter. “Documenta.” Deutsche Bauzeitung (October 1, 1968): 796.

"On Art and Architecture." The Yale Architectural Journal: Perspecta 11 (1968): 169.

Perreault, John. ”Art.” Village Voice (October 17, 1968): 17, 26.

Shirley, David L. "The Great Walls." Newsweek (January 29, 1968): 83.

Stiles, Knut. ”The Paintings of Al Held.” Artforum (March, 1968): 49-53.

Wasserman, Emily. "New York: Al Held, André Emmerich Gallery." Artforum (December, 1968): 57.

“What's New In Art." New York Times (October 6, 1968): D37.

1969

Calas, Nicholas. "The Illusion of Non Illusion, Poets Against Aesthetes." Arts Magazine (Summer 1969): 28-31.

Donohoe, Victoria. ”Philadelphia Art Scene: Al Held at the ICA: A Change in Style.” Arts Student League of New York Centennial Decade (1968-1969): 99.

Ewing, Betty. "Society Today: Museum Too Small to Hold a Held." Houston Chronicle (January 10, 1969): 4, section 3.

Freed, Eleanor. ”Art: Al Held's New Math.” Houston Post (January 12, 1969).

"Held's Complexity: Out of Simplicity on a Large Scale." Houston Chronicle (January 12, 1969).

McCoubrey, John W. ”Al Held - Recent Paintings” Art Journal (Spring, 1969): 322-324.

“'Recent Paintings' Are On Exhibit Through Jan." West Side News (Houston) (January, 1969).

“'Recent Paintings' are on Exhibit Now Through Jan.” Bellaire Texan (January 8, 1969).

1970

"Exhibition at the André Emmerich Gallerv." Art International (May, 1970): 84.

Gruen, John. "Solid Geometry." New York Magazine (April, 1970): 57.

Hunter, Sam. ”La Pittura Americana del Dopoguerra.” Fratelli Fabbri Editori (1970): 14.

“In the Galleries: Al Held at Emmerich.” Arts Magazine (March, 1970): 60.

Mellow, James R. "Painting by the Numbers-With a Difference." New York Times (March 29, 1970): 29.

Ratcliff, Carter. ”Reviews and Previews: Exhibition at Emmerich Gallery - Al Held.” ARTnews (April, 1970): 68.

Vinklers, Bitite. "New York: Variations in Geometric Abstractions." Art International (May 20, 1970): 84.

1971

Robbin, Tony. ”A Protean Sensibility.” Arts Magazine (May, 1971): 28-30.

Sotriffer, Von Kristian. “Alles wird so einfach.” Welt Kunst Kulture (March, 1971): 58-68.

1972

Baker, Kenneth. "Reviews." Artforum (June, 1972): 84-87.

Cantor, Richard. ”To Be Read Additively Over An Extended Period of Time.” Arts Magazine (May, 1972): 53-55.

Chapin, Louis. “The Home Forum.” Christian Science Monitor (1972).

“Emmerich Gallery.” ARTnews (May, 1972): 50.

Glueck, Grace. "30 Artists Here Get $5,000 Grants." New York Times (1972): 54.

Ratcliff, Carter. "The Whitney Annual, Part I." Artforum (April, 1972): 28-32.

Rose, Barbara. ”Al Held: Long-Distance Runner.” New York Magazine (April 17, 1972): 89.

Sandler, Irving. "New York: Reviews and Previews - Al Held and Philip Pearlstein." Art in America (September-October, 1972): 114-115.

Shirley, David L. ”Al Held's Art in a Significant Change.” New York Times (April 8, 1972): 25.

Siegel, Jeanne. "Reviews and Previews: Al Held." ARTnews (Summer, 1972): 6.

Smith, Alvin. ”New York Letter.” Art International (Summer,1972): 81.

Wolmer, Denise. "In the Galleries." Arts Magazine (May, 1972): 66.

1973

“André Emmerich Uptown and Downtown Galleries.” Arts Magazine (December, 1973): 75.

Bell, Jane. "New York Galleries." Arts Magazine (May, 1973): 58-59.

Campbell, Lawrence. ”André Emmerich Uptown and Downtown Galleries.” ARTnews (November, 1973): 98.

Hess, Thomas B. "Pavia and Held: Heavyweight Contenders." New York Magazine (October 29, 1973).

Kingsley, April. "New York: André Emmerich Gallerv." Art International (December, 1973): 36.

Kramer, Hilton. ”Art Season Promises a Rich Fare.” New York Times (September 12, 1973): 40.

Krebs, Betty. ”Nine American Painters: What's Happening in Art.” Dayton Leisure (March 18, 1973): 8.

Mascheck, Joseph. "Reviews: André Emmerich Gallery." Artforum (December, 1973): 78-81.

McCaslin, Walt. ”New Art Directions Less Uptight.” Journal Herald (March 19, 1973): 21.

Zemel, Carol. "New York." Artscanada (December-January, 1973): 205.

1974

“Al Held.” Kunst-Spiegel (1974).

Bourdon, David. ”A Triangle is Not a Triangle is Not a Triangle.” Village Voice (November 7, 1974): 44.

Derfner, Phyllis. "New York Letter." Art International (December 15, 1974): 38.

“Dos variaciones tardias de la abstraccio: galeria Emmerich, New York.” Goya (March, 1974): 304.

Finkelstein, Louis. ”Al Held: Structure and the Intuition of Theme.” Art in America (November-December, 1974): 83-88.

“Galeria International.” Artes Visuales 2 (Spring, 1974): 45.

Geelhaar. C. "Neue Bilder und Zeichnungen, Zurich: Exhibition." Pantheon (April, 1974): 202.

Gruen, John. ”Held, Ikeda, Finkelstein, Michals.” Soho Weekly News (October 24, 1974): 16.

Hess, Thomas. "Macho Ado about Nothing." New York Magazine (November 25, 1974): 98-99.

Kramer, Hilton. ”Al Held Leaves Us Uneasy and Disturbed.” New York Times (October 20, 1974): 159.

Kramer, Hilton. "Art: An Esthetic Smorgasbord in Chicago." New York Times (July 6, 1974): 18.

Lugano Review (Summer, 1974): 22.

Netter, Maria. ”Strukturen sollen nicht in manifest en proklamiert sondern in den bildern Sichtbarwerden.” Magazin Kunst (vol. 1, 1974): 105.

Robbins, Corrine. “Al Held: New York Black and White.” Art International (Summer, 1974): 22-23.

Rose, Barbara. "1961 and All That." New York Magazine (April 1, 1974): 73.

Touster, Irwin. ”Touster’s Review: Al Held.” Woodstock Times (November 7, 1974).

1975

“Al Held: Emmerich.” New York Times (March 29, 1975).

"Al Held: The Jared Sable Gallery." Artscanada (June, 1975): 98-99.

“Art: Al Held’s Drawings” Village Voice (March 24, 1975): 61.

Ashton, Dore. ”New York.” Coloquio Artes (October, 1975): 13-18.

Bailey, William. “The Yale School of Art.” Alumni Magazine (January, 1975): 11.

Dault, Gary Michael. ”Al Held's Aggressive Painting Grab Attention.” Toronto Star (May 2, 1975).

"Emmerich Gallery, New York." Art International (May, 1975): 70.

Guevara, Roberto. "Al Held: Espacio Dentro del Espacio." ? (?, ?, 1975).

“Inaugurado Salón: de la Plástica Joven 75 y Siete Exposiciones Más.” El Nacional (Caracas) (September 8, 1975).

Kramer, Hilton. ”Art: Whitney Unpacks Abstracts.” New York Times (July 26, 1975): 13.

Kramer, Hilton. “De Forest Amuses With his Fantasy Art.” New York Times (March 29, 1975).

 

Kritzwiser, Kay. "Color Superfluous for Painter Held." Toronto Globe and Mail (May 9, 1975).

Masheck, Joseph and Robert Pincus-Witten. ”Al Held: Two Views.” Artforum (January, 1975): 54.

"Whitney Museum of American Art, New York." Pantheon (January, 1975): 76.

1976

Belmont, Elsie K. ”Letters to the Editor: Bicentennial Thought.” New York Times (June 25, 1976): C24.

Donohoe, Victoria. “Three New Works of Distinction and Merit in City.” Philadelphia Inquirer (June 7, 1976).

Glueck, Grace. ”Art People.” New York Times (October 15, 1976): 69.

Henry, Gerrit. "Is New York Still the Artistic Place to Be?" ARTnews (November, 1975): 42-44.

Kramer, Hilton. "Al Held." New York Times (November 26, 1976).

Kuhn, Annette. ”Culture Shock: Philadelphia Mural Project.” Village Voice (June 14, 1976): 128.

Robbin, Tony. "Visual Paradox and 4-Dimensional Geometry." Tracks: A Journal of Artists Writings. (Winter, 1976): 11-25.

Smith, Arthur. ”The Mastery of Vertical Space – Two Rooms, Two Floors.” Architectural Digest (May/June, 1976): 46.

1977

Conroy, Sarah Booth. ”Philadelphia's Commitment to Art in Public Places.” Washington Post (June 5, 1977).

Forman, Nessa. ”Looking Back to the Renaissance.”  Evening Bulletin (Philadelphia) (May 15, 1977).

Forman, Nessa. “Potmaker Joan Sips Wine with Philadelphia Craftmakers.” The Evening Bulletin (June 7, 1977).

Frackman, Noel. ”Arts Reviews: Al Held/Gold/Michael Steiner.” Arts Magazine (February, 1977): 25.

Hess, Thomas B. ”The Mess in Albany.” New York Magazine (November 28, 1977): 83.

“Joan Mondale Dedicates Art Work”  New York Times (June 7, 1977): 29.

Kenedy, R.C. "Galerie d'Amecourt, Paris." Art International (July/August, 1977): 57-62.

Kramer, Hilton. ”Wanted: A Purpose for Modern Art at the Met.” New York Times (November 20, 1977): D29.

Lienert, Konrad Rudolph. "Al Held bezeichnet sich als amerikanischen Cezanne." Neue Zuricher Zeitung. (January 27, 1977): 20.

Miro, Marsha. "Al Held's World: All Things in Flux." Detroit Free Press (November 20, 1977): 12-C.

Nelson, Nels. “Second Lady Exhibits Art of Diplomacy.” Philadelphia Daily News (June 7, 1977).

Overy, Paul. ”Critic.” Times (London) (May 17, 1977).

Robbin, Tony. ”The New Art of 4-Dimensional Space: Spatial Complexity in Recent New York Work.” Artscribe (November, 1977): 19-22.

Skoggard, Ross. "Reviews: New York." Artforum (February, 1977): 63-65.

T., C. ”The Best of the Week Ahead.” Guardian (Manchester) (May 14, 1977).

“Things to do, places to go.” Philadelphia Inquirer (Friday, June 3, 1977).

Vaizey, Marina. ”Advance and Be Recognised.” Sunday Times (London) (May 15, 1977): 39.

Vaizey, Marina. "A Calligraphy of Form." Arts Review (May 27, 1977): 351.

Walker, James Faure. "Al Held Interviewed by James Faure Walker." Artscribe (July, 1977): 5-9.

Williams, Edgar. ”Here’s the first advocate of art sake of federal buildings.” Philadelphia Inquirer (June 7, 1977): 1- B and 2-B.

1978

“American Painting.” Eastern Review (September 1978).

“A Step Toward the Surreal.” Globe and Mail (May 6, 1978).

Baker, Kenneth. “Art: The Eyes Have It.” Boston Phoenix (March 7, 1978).

Ceysson, Bernard, curator. ”L’art americain dans les collections privees francaises.” Elac Magazine (No. 4, 1978).

Dickenson-Brown, Roger. "Stanton Carlin's Brilliant and Final Show at Lowe Gallery." Syracuse Guide (February, 1978).

Frackman, Noel. ”Arts Reviews: Al Held.” Arts Magazine (September, 1978): 24.

Gamwell, Lynn. ”Al Held’s Spatial Interactions.” Artweek (November 4, 1978).

Glueck, Grace. “Art People: Gracie Mansion to get new look.” New York Times (February 24, 1978): C21.

Goldstein, Susan H. ”Tracing Two-Tone Configurations.” Harvard Crimson (March 2, 1978): 8.

Goodson, Michael. “The Arts/Painting Held High.” Real Paper (March, 18, 1978).

Harnett, Lila. ”Space Explorers.” Cue (April 29-May 12, 1978): 24.

Kingsley, April. "Art: Obsessions." Village Voice (May 15, 1978).

Montagu, Kyra. "Held, Wainwright -- art that crystalizes." Boston Ledger (March 10, 1978).

Perrone, Jeff. ”Reviews: New York.” Artforum (September, 1978): 87.

Raynor, Vivien. "Art: Al Held Puts Op In a Hall of Mirrors." New York Times (May 12, 1978).

Robbin, Tony. ”Review.” Newsletter of the Institute of Contemporary Art (February/March, 1978).

Taylor, Robert . ”ICA’s Al Held exhibit is his first in Boston.” Boston Globe (January 26, 1978): A11.

1979

"André Emmerich Gallery." Arts Magazine (May, 1979): 29.

Bee, Maeve. “Art in Architecture Update.” Ocular (Spring, 1979): 55.

Anderson, ?. ”Voice Choices” Village Voice (March 12, 1979): 59.

Berlind, Robert. ”Review of Exhibitions: Al Held at Emmerich.” Art in America (May-June, 1979): 138.

Jarmusch, Ann. "Intermittent Touching." ARTnews (March, 1979): 129-130.

Kramer, Hilton. ”Art: Al Held Adds Color to Geometry.” New York Times (February 23, 1979): C19.

Schwartz, Ellen. "New York Reviews." ARTnews (May, 1979): 170.

Stevens, Mark. ”The Dizzy Decade.” Newsweek (March 26, 1979): 89.

1980

“Acquisitions." ARTgallery (May 1980): 36.

“Aufgelöste Räume aus Kuben und Kreisen - Al Held im Quadrat." Ruhr-Nachrichten (June 9, 1980).

Caldwell, John. "Art: Sum of Show's Disparate Parts Are Whole." New York Times (October 12, 1980): Section 11, Page 26.

Cooke, Lynne. "Held, Louis and Newman." Artscribe (June, 1980): 41-45.

“Critic’s Forum.” British Broadcasting Corporation (April 26, 1980).

“Farbige Dimension der Unenedlichkeit." Ruhr-Nachrichten (June 7, 1980).

Hoghe, Raimund. "Bottrop: 'Al Held.'" Die Zeit (No. 28, April 7, 1980): 39.

Kramer, Hilton. ”Al Held -- Bridging Two Esthetic Worlds.” New York Times (April 20, 1980): 29D.

Larson, Kay. ”57th Street.” Village Voice (April 28, 1980): 79.

Lieberman, Laura. C. and Dan R. Talley. “Interview: Peter Morrin.” Atlanta Art Workers Coalition Newspaper ( January-February, 1980).

"London Reviews." Arts Review (April 25, 1980): 193.

Loskill, Hans-Jörg. "Al Held: Mit der Wucht der Farbe." Westdeutche Allgemeine (June 7, 1980).

McEwen, John. ”Dekorative.” London Spectator (May 10, 1980): 28.

Miller, Sandra. “Al Held Galleria Annely Juda.” Art Press (month?,1980): 30.

Poroner, Palmer. ”Geometry: The Brilliance of Bolotowsky, Al Held in Transition 1959-1961.” Art Speak (April 10, 1980): 1.

Russell, John. "70's Art in Public Places - From Anchorage to Atlanta." New York Times (July 6, 1980): D19.

Sandler, Irving. "Individual Character and Presence: Al Held's Paintings, 1959-1961." Arts Magazine (April 1980): 186-187.

Stachelhaus, Heiner. "Geometrische Verwirrspiele." Neue Ruhr Zeitung (June 24, 1980).

Vaizey, Marina. “Review, Annely Juda Fine Arts.” The Times (London) (April 20, 1980).

Voice Choices . ”Al Held, Robert Miller Gallery.” Village Voice (1980).

Walker, Richard “Al Held: Annely Juda Fine Art.” Arts Review (April, 25, 1980).

Winter, Peter. ”Al Held, Moderne Galerie Bottrop.” Das Kunstwerk (vol. 33, no. 4, 1980): 81.

Wortz, Melinda. "Los Angeles: Single room, $3.50." ARTnews (March, 1980): 162.

Wykes-Joyce, Max. ”Americans in London.” International Herald Tribune (May 3-4, 1980).

Zimmer, William. "Al Held: Paintings 1959-61." The Soho News (April 16, 1980).

1981

“Al Held, Jurg Al therr.” Tages-Auzeifer (Nov. 20, 1981).

“Al Held, Jurg Al therr.” Neue Züricher Zeitung (December 4, 1981).

“Amerikanische Malerei 1930-1980.” Haus Der Kunst, Munchen (November 14. 1981 - Jan. 31- 1982): 78, 241.

“Balancen.” Die Weltwoche (December 16, 1981).

“Ein Planer unter den Malern.” Zinichsee-Zeitung (November 28, 1981).

Foster, Hal. ”Review, André Emmerich Gallery.” Artforum (February 1981): 75.

Gassert, Siegmar. “Die Bildgeometrie des Kosmos.” Basel Zeitung (December 22, 1981).

Knight, Carleton III. ”Building Collections/Collecting Buildings.” Portfolio (September/October 1981): 82-87.

Kramer, Hilton. ”Art: A Strategy for Viewing the Whitney Biennial.” New York Times (February 6, 1981): C18.

Kramer, Hilton. "American Drawings of the 70s at Brooklyn." New York Times (February 6, 1981): C18.

“Nur Chicago strahlt.” Bilanz (November - December, 1981).

“One Man Shows: Al Held.” Art Press (October, 1981).

Rickey, Carrie. "Curatorial Conceptions: The Whitney's Latest Sampler." Artforum (April, 1981): 52-57.

Schwartz, Ellen. ”It's the Gospel According to Their Organizers, Not 'The Word.'" ARTnews (April, 1981): 122-27.

Smith, Roberta. "Biennial Blues." Art in America (April 1981): 92-101.

Staniszewski, Mary Anne. ”Review, André Emmerich.” ARTnews (April 1981): 191-192.

1982

“Al Held; A Pop Piranesi.” Woodstock Times (November, 1982).

“Al Held, 'Thalassa Circled'." Art/World (November, 1982): 6.

Ashbery, John. "Portraits and Puzzles." Newsweek (April 5, 1982): 79-80.

Ayers, R. ”Al Held at Juda Rowan.” Artscribe (March, 1982): 66.

Campbell, Lawrence. ”Exhibitions New York; Al Held at Robert Miller.” Art in America (September, 1982): 164-165.

Consagra, Sophie. ”Director's Report 1981-1982.” Newsletter of the American Academy in Rome (Fall/Winter, 1982): 14-17.

Cork, Richard. “Held in Authority.” The Standard (February 16, 1982).

Friedman, Jon R. ”Al Held.” Arts Magazine (June, 1982): 21.

Gallati, Barbara. "Al Held 1954-59." Arts Magazine (May, 1982): 27.

Henderson, Bill. ”Irving Sandler Interview.” Artscribe (February, 1982): 47-51.

Henry, Gerrit. "New York Reviews: Al Held at Robert Miller." ARTnews (September, 1982): 172-176.

Hughes, Graham. ”Al Held.” Arts Review (February 26, 1982): 81.

“Juda Rowan International Exhibition Diary.” Interiors (1982).

Kramer, Hilton. “Review, Robert Miller Gallery Al Held 1954-59.” New York Times (March 26, 1982).

Larson, Kay. "Art." New York Magazine (March 22, 1982): 55.

Leslie, J. "Al Held at the Juda Rowan Gallery." Arts Review (February, 1982): 67.

“London Art Scene.” London Weekly Diary of Social Events (February 21, 1982).

Petzel, Monica. ”Review of Juda Rowan Exhibit.” Time Out (February 19 - 25, 1982): 72.

Raynor, Vivien. "Art: What Color Means to Whom," New York Times (November 19, 1982): C30.

Robins, Corinne . ”American Urban Art Triumphant: The Abstract Paintings of Arthur Cohen, Al Held, Phoebe Helman, and Frank Stella.” Arts Magazine (May, 1982): 86-89.

Russell, John. "Critic's Choices, Art." New York Times (March 7, 1982): Section 2A.

Smith, Roberta. “Al Held.” The Village Voice (March 17, 1982): 85.

Smith, Roberta. ”Abstraction: Simple and Complex.” Village Voice (November 23, 1982).

Tarshes, D. ”Meet American Artist Al Held.” When in Rome Magazine (February 21-28, 1982).

Valzey, Marina. “Painter’s Playtime.” The Sunday Times (London) (February 7, 1982).

1983

Atkins, Robert. ”Art: To Intrigue the Eye.” Architectural Digest (April,1983): 162-167.

Brach, Paul. “Review of Exhibitions: Al Held at Emmerich.” Art in America (January, 1983):116-117.

Brenson, Michael. ”Reopening the 1960s.” New York Times (January 14, 1983).

Brutvan, Cheryl. “Recent Acquisition: Al Held Albright.” Knox Art Gallery Calendar (May, 1983).

Cohen, Ronny. ”New Editions-Al Held.” ARTnews (October 1983): 86.

Colby, Joy Hakanson. ”Art and Elegance.” Detroit News (May 12, 1983): 1B.

Five Southland Center Update (fall-winter 1983-1984).

Glaser, David J. "Al Held's Strategy of Structural Conflict." Arts Magazine (January, 1983):82-83.

Glueck, Grace. ”An Experimental Outpost Looks Back.” New York Times (February 6, 1983): 1, 29.

Glueck, Grace. ”When an Artist Changes Style.” New York Times (May 29, 1983).

Glueck, Grace. “Childle Hassam’s Legacy Continues to Flower.” New York Times (November 27, 1983).

Larson, Kay. ”Making Sense of the Sixties.” New York Magazine (February 7, 1983): 64-65.

Larson, Kay. "How Should Artists Be Educated?" ARTnews (November, 1983): 85-91.

Miro, Marsha. "Paintings Born of Geometry and Light." Detroit Free Press (May 15, 1983): 7H.

Poirier, Maurice and J. Neocol. ”The 60s in Abstract: 13 Statements and an Essay.” Art in America (vol. 71, no. 9): 122-137.

Print Collector’s Newsletter (September - October, 1983): 144.

Raynor, Vivien. “A New Setting on Rutgers.” New York Times  (March 20, 1983): 553.

Russell, John. ”Art: New New Museum.” New York Times (October 7, 1983): C29.

Snyder, William. “Southland Center unveils works by Held, Sugarman.” The Dallas Morning News (November 11, 1983): 1C and 12C.

1984

“Al Held-Ausstellung in Zurich.” Neue Zuricher Zeitung (January 31, 1984).

“Al Held bei Gimpel – Hanover & Emmerich.” Kultur (1984).

“André Emmerich Gallery." Arts Magazine (May, 1984): 47.

“Art: 'Beauties and Beasts' at the Pratt Gallery." New York Times (April 6, 1984).

“Arts and Letters Groups Adds Members.” New York Times (February 10, 1984): C3.

Billeter, Fritz. ”Al Held: Unser Sehen auf Trab bringen.” Tages Anzieger (January 20, 1984): 38.

Brenson, Michael. “A Critic’s Walk Through the New Modern Museum.” New York Times (May 18, 1984):C1.

Brenson, Michael. ”Trends, Events, Artists.” New York Times (September 9, 1984): 39.

“Browsing: Al Held by Irving Sandler.” The Columbus Dispatch (November 18, 1984).

Combs, Tram. "Al Held Tells." Woodstock Times (November, 1984): 20.

Cooke, Lynne. ”Held, Louis and Newman.” Artscribe (June, 1984): 41-45.

Davis, Douglas. "Books: review of Al Held by Irving Sandler.” Newsweek (December 01,1984).

Fitzhugh, Drew. ”Al Held.” Arts Magazine (March, 1984): 14.

Gassert, Siegmar. "Al Held." Basler Zeitung (February 16, 1984): 35.

Glueck, Grace. ”Al Held.” New York Times (March 30, 1984): C28.

Kangas, Matthew. ”Art for the Travel-Weary.” Arts Line (March, 1984): 11.

Killer, Peter. "Al Held bei Gimpel-Hanover & André Emmerich." Tages Anzieger (February 7, 1984): 25.

Knight, Christopher. ”Making Sense of a Decade Full of Artistic Mishmash.” Los Angeles Times (April, 1984): G11.

Larson, Kay. "Al Held by Irving Sandler." New York Magazine (December, 1984): 90-91.

Mays, John Bentley, . ”Al Held at the Marianne Friedland Gallery, 122 Scollard St., to November 29th” Globe and Mail (November 22, 1984).

Mitgang, Herbert. ”Arts-Letters Ceremony.” New York Times (May 17, 1984): C17.

Russell, John. “Dallas Christens its Exemplary Home-Grown Museum.” New York Times (January 29, 1984): H25.

Taylor, Robert. ”The World of Art.” Boston Globe (December 9, 1984).

Tousley, Nancy. “Constructivist Exhibition is Carefully Assembled.” Calgary Herald (January 22, 1984).

Wilson, William. ”Whitney Spirit Comes to La Jolla.” Los Angeles Times (March, 1984): 81.

Wolff, Theodore. “Abstraction – We have just barely begun to understand.” Christian Science Monitor (August 9, 1984).

1985

“Al Held." Arts Magazine (May, 1985).

“Al Held by Irving Sandler.” Review in Artline (Winter, 1985).

“Amerikas Kunst im Zeichen einer neuen Monumemtahtat”. Kunstmarkt (May 10,11, 1985).

Baker, Kenneth. ”Second Generation: Mannerism or Momentum?"  Art in America (June, 1985): 102-111.

Berlind, Robert. "Al Held, by Irving Sandler." Art in America (October 1985): 23-24.

Brenson, Michael. "The Whitney Biennial--Art's Cutting Edge?" New York Times (March 17, 1985), Arts and Leisure p.1.

Brenson, Michael. ”Al Held.” New York Times (October 18, 1985): C26.

“Contrasts of Form." Museum of Modern Art Members Quarterly (Summer 1985): 2.

“Feast Your Eyes.” Opportunity (January, 1985).

Gardner, Paul. ”When is a Painting Finished?"  ARTnews (November, 1985): 89-99.

Glueck, Douglas. "Art: Gestural Approach in Grey Gallery Show." New York Times (January 18, 1985): C22.

Huntington, Richard. ”Brushing Up.” Buffalo News (September 22, 1985).

“Jewels Under Winter’s Cloak.” Akron Beacon Journal (February 14, 1985).

Kramer, Hilton. "What Abstract Art Achieved." New York Times Magazine (September 19, 1985): 36-41,82, 86.

Larson, Kay. ”Al Held.” New York Magazine (October 28, 1985): 141.

“Lives of the Artists.” Harper’s (October 1985).

Muchnic, Suzanne. ”Viz Arts.” Los Angeles Times/ Book Review (March 17, 1985).

“Namuth, Hans. “The Artists 4th of July Picnic, 1962.” Dan’s Papers (June, 1985).

“New Dimensions.” Dialogue (January/February, 1985).

Poirer, Maurice. ”Al Held.” ARTnews (December, 1985): 119-120.

Raynor, Vivien. ”Al Held.” New York Times (May 10, 1985): C26.

Raynor, Vivien. “Constructive Art at Purchase, Bearden’s Fantasy at Lehman.” New York Times (February 10, 1985).

Raynor, Vivian. "Two Shows are Merged, With Little in Common." New York Times (November 10, 1985): C32.

Scott, Patricia. ”Review: Al Held by Irving Sandler.” Library Journal (February 15, 1985).

Shinn, Dorothy. “Office Building Painting a Cause for Traffic Jams.” Akron Beacon Journal (February 17, 1985).

Shipp, Steve. ”The Geometrical Illusions of Al Held.” World Fine Art (February, 1985).

“Vitality Emerges from Geometric Abstraction.” Los Angeles Times (1985).

Wallach, Amei. ”Abstracts and Other Currents.” Newsday (January 18, 1985).

Wallach, Amei. “Revealing a new fervor in modern art.” Newsday (December 22, 1985): 12-13.

Westfall, Stephen. ”Then and Now: Six of The New York School Look Back.” Art in America (June, 1985): 112-121.

“What Big Business Sees in Collecting Fine Art.” New York Times (May 26, 1985).

Yau, John. "Action/Precision." Artforum (May 1985): 105.

1986

Baker, Kenneth. “Dreamlike Images and Vision.” San Francisco Chronicle (April 29, 1986).

Colby, Joy. ”To improve a classic, go underground.” Detroit News (November 9, 1986).

“Critics’ Choices." New York Times (October, 12-18, 1986).

Gruen, John. "Artist's Dialogue: Al Held, Ecstatic Geometry." Architectural Digest (May, 1986): 76, 80, 82.

“Held, Al.” Current Biography (January, 1986): 16-19.

Herndon, John. ”Expressionism exhibit scrutinizes early action painting.” American Statesman (Jan. 10, 1986).

Hurlburt, Roger. “Boca exhibit holds mixed bag of visual images.” Sun Sentinel (January 26, 1986).

Lipson, Karin. ”After Matisse.” New York Newsday (April 18, 1986).

Miro, Marsha. “Artists Explore outer and inner space.” Detroit Free Press (November 16, 1986).

Niss, Bob. ”Exhibit examines legacy of Matisse.” Evening Express (December 11, 1986).

“Prints and Photographs Published.” Print Collectors Newsletter (July/August, 1986): 96.

Richard, Paul. "The Single Minded Seven." Washington Post (August 31, 1986).

Rive, David. ”Emmerich in New Orleans.” New Orleans Art Review (March/ April 1986): 12.

Van Proyen, M. "Vertiginous Adventures." Artweek (May 3, 1986): 5.

1987

“Al Held.” Print Collector's Newsletter (January-February, 1987): 215.

“Al Held 1959-1961.” Art World (April 19-May 17, 1987).

Brenson, Michael. ”Art: Al Held's Taxis, A Watershed from '59.” New York Times (March 13, 1987): C30.

Collins, Bradford. "Clement Greenberg and the Search for Abstract Expressionism's Successor." Arts (May, 1987): 36-42.

Dietz Krebs, Betty. "After Matisse." Dayton Daily News and Journal Herald (September 12, 1987).

Gauthier, Ninon. ”Impressions de New York.” Art ET investissement (April 13, 1987): 26.

Goodman, Jonathan. "Pierre Clark" Arts Magazine (May, 1987): 96.

Hurlburt, Roger. ”Abstraction a Reaction to Artifices of Realism.” News/Sun Sentinel (January 25, 1987).

Lacher, Irene. "The Mastery of Matisse." The Miami Herald (March 5, 1987): 17.

Larson, Kay, . ”Heavy Traffic.” New York Magazine (March 23, 1987): 70.

McDonnell, Joseph Anthony. "Held's 1959 Paintings." Art World (March 15-April 15, 1987): 1-2.

Osborne, Philip B. ”One Woman's Gift to the 20th Century.” Reader's Digest (November, 1987): 275-281.

“Reviewing the Met’s New Wing.” New York Times (January 21, 1987).

Russell, John. "Reviews: 'Monsters: The Phenomena of Dispassion." New York Times (January 30, 1987): C22.

Schwabsky, Barry. ”At the End of the Fifties: Four Abstract Painters and the Search for Structure.” Arts Magazine (June,1987): 22-24.

Sheffield, Skip. “Abstract expressionist art displayed in Boca.” Sun-Sentinel (1987).

Shipp, Steve. ”Modernists Stella, Frankenthaler, Francis and Held.” World Fine Arts (April, 1987): 9.

Shipp, Steve. "Post-Painterly Abstraction and Spanish Artist Joaquin Sorolla." World Fine Art (April 30, 1987).

Smith, Roberta. ”Art; Was 1967 When Abstraction Met Reality.” New York Times (March 29, 1987).

Smith, Roberta. “Art: 'Generations of Geometry,' an Abstract Show.” New York Times (July 17, 1987): C32.

Smith, Roberta. “Some 60s Works.” New York Times (July 10, 1987): C4.

Smith, Virginia Warren. "Interview: Judith Pfaff." Art Papers (November/December, 1987): 32-34.

Tillim, Sidney. ”Al Held at Robert Miller Gallery.” Art in America (May, 1987): 182.

Vachtova, Ludmila. “Maerisches Allmit Mensh als Fuchtpunkt.” Tages Anzeiger (March 20, 1987).

“Worcester Art Museum hosts show of contemporary art 'After Matisse'." Sentinel & Enterprise (December 11, 1987).

1988

Abatt, Corinne. ”Held probes deep space.” Eccentric (May 12, 1988).

Bass, Ruth. “For 25 Years: Crown Point Press.” ARTnews (April, 1988): 146.

Campbell, Robert. ”Architecture: Graham Gund.” Architectural Digest (February, 1988).

Colby, Joy Hakanson. "Every Painting tells a story...or two." The Detroit News (May 1, 1988): 4J.

Grimes, Nancy. ”Al Held Reinventing Abstraction.” ARTnews (February, 1988): 104-109.

Heartney, Eleanor. “Grand Illusion.” ARTnews (March, 1988): 19.

Miro, Marsha. ”Al Held Shapes stunning visions.” Detroit Free Press (May 22, 1988): 3C.

1989

“Al Held: Putu.” Print Collector’s Newsletter (July-Aug. 1989): p. 10.

“Al Held/ Terence la Nove.” The New Yorker  (1989): 14.

Brenson, Michael. ”Al Held.” New York Times (March 10, 1989): C29.

Flam, Jack. "Making the Gallery Rounds." The Wall Street Journal (March 22, 1989): A12.

Grimes, Nancy. ”Al Held at André Emmerich.” ARTnews (Summer, 1989): 163-164.

Hurlburt, Roger. "Alphas and Omegas." The Sun Sentinel (February 12, 1989): 3F.

Lewallen, Constance. ”Al Held.” View (Winter, 1989).

Mays, John Bentley. "Unusual Materials, Beautiful work: Al Held at the Marianne Friedland Gallery.” The Globe and Mail (Friday, November 24, 1989): C10.

Plagens, Peter. ”Is Bigger Necessarily Better?"  Newsweek (April 17, 1989): 66-7.

“Review of André Emmerich show.” Drawing (January-February 1989): 114.

Solomon, Deborah. “Al Held’s Catskill Pastoral.” Architectural Digest (June, 1989): 170-173,

223.

Tallmer, Jerry. ”Journey to a Geometric Work.” New York Post (March 10, 1989): 39.

1990

“Al Held/André Emmerich.” Artforum (December, 1990): 99.

 

Brenson, Michael. “New Curator at Modern Challenges Convention.” New York Times (December 28, 1990): C26.

Carrier, David. ”Why We Love What We See: Al Held at Robert Miller.” Art International (Summer 1990): 67.

Glueck, Grace. “Art-World Figures Defend Director of the Whitney.” New York Times (February 3, 1990): 17.

Kimmelman, Michael. ”Al Held’s Passage in the 50’s From Action to Abstraction.” New York Times (January 12, 1990): C28.

Kuspit, Donald. ”Al Held/Robert Miller Gallery.” Artforum (May, 1990): 184.

Rimanelli, David. “New York Fax.” Art Issues (March/April, 1990): 32.

“Some Seventies Works.” New Yorker (July 16, 1990): 13.

Wallach, Amei. ”Older Works in a New Light.” New York Newsday (January 26, 1990): 23.

1991

“Abandoned Chemical Bank Space Revitalized by Al Held Paintings.” Corporate Arts News (December, 1991).

“Goings on about town.” New Yorker (October 14, 1991): 14.

Johnson, Ken. "Al Held at André Emmerich and 650 Madison Avenue." Art in America (January, 1991).

Kalina, Richard. ”Al Held at the André Emmerich Gallery.” Arts Magazine (February 1991): 79.

Kimmelman, Michael. “Al Held: The Italian Watercolors.” New York Times (September 13, 1991): C5.

Kuspit, Donald. ”Al Held at André Emmerich.” Artforum (December, 1991): 99.

Pardee, Hearne. "Al Held at André Emmerich." ARTnews (December 1991): 119 - 20.

Perl, Jed. ”After The Fall: Emmerich Gallery.” New Criterion (February 1991): 55 - 57.

1992

“Al Held, astratto che si ispira al Quattrocento.” Arte (October, 1992).

“Art Replaces Tenants in Madison Avenue Building.” Antiques and the Arts Weekly (December 4, 1992): 132.

“Art (Temporarily) Replaces Tenants in Pricey Manhattan Real Estate Space.” The Italian Voice (December 10, 1992): 6.

Balsamo, Dean. "Held Paints Visually Assertive Illusions." The New Mexican (August 21, 1992).

Johnson, Ken. ”Al Held at André Emmerich and 650 Madison Avenue.” Art in America (January, 1992): 115.

Norklun, Kathi. "Held Over." The Woodstock Times (December 10, 1992): 22.

Rife, Susan L. ”Art That Stretches and Sings.” Wichita Eagle (January 25, 1992): C1.

Rose, Barbara. "Barbara Rose's Journal: The Abstract Art Renaissance." Art & Auction (April 1992): 36, 38, 40.

1993

Brody, Jacqueline. "Prints and Photographs Published." The Print Collector's Newsletter (September - October 1994): 145 - 146.

Murphy, Jay. ”Al Held.” Tema Celeste (Spring 1993): 84.

Verdler, Jean Emile. “Al Held Le Pientre Du Doute.” Arts (no. 151, 1993): 38-41.

1994

“Al Held." Print Collector's Newsletter (September/October, 1994): 144-148.

Brody, Jacqueline. ”Prints and Photographs Published.” Print Collector's Newsletter (September - October 1994): 145 - 146.

Brown, Kathan. "Overview: Al Held." Crown Point Press Newsletter (June 1994).

Rimanelli, David. ”Art: Into the Black.” New Yorker (September 26, 1994): 27.

1995

“Al Held.” New Yorker (April 17, 1995): 19.

Allison, Sue. ”Architect Cesar Pelli Talks About the Art at Washington's National Airport.” Washington Review (online, vol. 23, no. 4).

Carrier, David. "New York: Abstract Painting and Sculpture." Burlington Magazine (January, 1995): 52-53.

Decker, Andréw. ”Art Notebook: Contemporary Studies, The Value and Appeal of Preparatory Works.” Architectural Digest (December 1995): 44 – 50.

Katz, Vincent. "Al Held at Robert Miller." Art in America (March, 1995): 104-105.

Petkanas, Christopher. ”Al Held's Italian Days: Abstract Pleasures of the Artist's Umbrian Farmhouse.” Architectural Digest (May 1995): 178-182.

1996

"Al Held at André Emmerich." Review Magazine (May, 1996).

Shea, Barbara. ”On the Go.” Newsday (July 7, 1996): D3.

Smith, Roberta. “Leon Polk Smith, 91, Artist Loyal to Geometry is Dead.” New York Times (December 7, 1996):48.

1997

Cotter, Holland. ”An Era Still Driven to Abstraction”  New York Times (April 11, 1997): C22.

Fressola, Michael J. ”Obviously, painting is alive and well ‘After the Fall.’”  Staten Island Advance (April 11, 1997).

Fressola, Michael J. “Catalogue party for ‘After the Fall’ exhibit set for Sunday.” Staten Island Advance (April 11, 1997).

Protzman, Ferdinand. "Artwork Reflects Nation's Vibrancy and Diversity." Washington Post (July 16, 1997).

Wilkinson, Jeanne C. "After the Fall: Aspects of Abstract Painting Since 1970." Review Art (May 15, 1997): 11-12.

Wiseman, Carter. “Flights and Fancy.” ARTnews (June 1997)

1998

Forgey, Benjamin. ”A Stunning Departure: The New National Airport’s Blend of Art and Design Flies in the Face of Convention.” Washington Post (February 1, 1998).

Johnson, Ken. "Al Held." New York Times (November 6, 1998): E38.

Morgan, Robert C. ”Al Held at Robert Miller.” Review (November 1, 1998).

1999

Colby, Joy Hakanson. "Abstraction Comes Back in Big Gallery." The Detroit News (November 27, 1999).

O'Doherty, Brian. ”Al Held.” Artforum (January, 1999): 115.

2000

“Al Held.” New Yorker (November 13, 2000).

Benson, Michael. “Objets d’Art.” New York Times (November 20, 2000): 104.

Ebony, David. ”Al Held at Robert Miller.” Artnet (November, 2000).

Gomez, Edward M. "Irrepressible Abstraction." Art & Antiques (November, 2000): 98-103.

Johnson, Ken. ”Al Held.” New York Times (November 24, 2000).

Morel, Desiree. “Painting Marks Milestone for Area Museum.” Boca Raton News (2000).

Naves, Mario. ”Black Holes in an Artist's Mind.” New York Observer (November 20, 2000): 16.

2001

“Hanging Up (And Hanging Out) at Boca Raton's New Museum.” Palm Beach Post (January 21, 2001): J1.

Henderson, Tina. “Held Uptown.” Greenwich Village Gazette (October 2, 2001).

Kutner, Janet. ”Up to Speed.” Dallas Morning News (June 13, 2001).

Wei, Lilly. ”Review of Exhibitions: Al Held at Robert Miller.” Art in America (July 2001): 96-97.

2002

Baird, Daniel. ”Plane: The Essential of Painting.” Brooklyn Rail (Autumn, 2002).

Bartlett, Thomasine. “The Forbidden and the Secret.” New Orleans Art Review (January - February, 2002).

Bookhardt, D. Eric. ”Universal Truths.” Gambit Weekly (February 19, 2002): 79.

Eleey, Peter. ”Painting report PS1.” Frieze Magazine (November 11, 2002).

“Expanding Universe: The Recent Paintings of Al Held.” The Times-Picayune (January 11, 2002).

MacCash, Douglas. ”Future Perfect.” Times-Picayune (January 15, 2002): Dl, 10.

“Refreshing Art.” New York Sun (July 23, 2002): 12.

"Talent: Sci-Fi Networks." New York Magazine (August 12, 2002): 73.

Slonim, Jeffrey. “Living Color: Coach’s new furniture line joins forces with Color Field art at an opening that has all the comforts of home.” Elle Décor (2002).

2003

Bowie, Chas. “Visual Reviews." Portland Mercury (April 24, 2003).

Cohen, David. ”Gallery–Going.” New York Sun (December 4, 2003): 15.

Fyfe, Joe. “Requiems for a Lost Future.” Art in America (June, 2003).

Henderson, Harvest. ”A Sense of Cosmic Awe.” Oregonian (Portland, OR) (April 18, 2003).

Johnson, Ken. “Galleries: Chelsea Al Held and Frances Daffern.” New York Times (December 19, 2003): E40.

La Rocco, Benjamin. "Al Held: Beyond Sense." artcritical.com (December 2003).

Naves, Mario. ”Intergalactic Condom.” New York Observer (December 15, 2003): 14.

Shinn, Dorothy. “Artist streamlines geometric universe.” Akron Beacon Journal (August 10, 2003) E6.

Thorson, Alice. "The Joslyn Art Museum has a 'contemporary art dream team' and ambitious plans." Star (Omaha, NE) (2003): J-1.

2004

McQuaid, Cate. “Using shapes and colors, artist takes a journey deep into space.” Boston Globe (January, 2004).

2005

“Al Held: 1928-2005, Painter known for 'stylized and geometric language'." Chicago Tribune (July 28, 2005).

“Al Held: New York artist who simplified form to increase his paintings' monumentality." London Times (August 22, 2005).

Brown, Kathan. "Al Held 1928-2005, In Memory." Crown Point Press Newsletter (Fall 2005).

Ebony, David. “Al Held, 1928-2005.” Art in America (September, 2005).

Falconi, Marta. "U.S. painter Al Held dies in Italy at 76." Associated Press (July 27, 2005).

Johnson, Ken. "Al Held, Painter of Geometric Complexities, Dies at 76." New York Times (July 29, 2005).

McNay, Michael. “Obituary: Al Held.” The Guardian (August 1, 2005).

“OMA Exhibits Designs of Internationally Renowned Artist.” Orlando Museum of Art (October - December, 2005).

“R.I.P.: Leading Artists Who Died in 2005." artinfo.com.

Robinson, Walter. "Al Held, 1928-2005." artnet news (July 28, 2005).

Schude, Matt. "Al Held, 76, New York Artist Of Giant Works." New York Sun (July 28, 2005): 5.

Storr, Robert, . ”The Big ‘A.’” ArtForum (October, 2005): 31.

2006

Bui, Phong and Storr, Robert. ”Ron Gorchov.” Brooklyn Rail (September 5, 2006): retrieved thebrooklynrail.org.

Cohen, David. “Gallery-Going: An old master defiantly at work.” The New York Sun (October 19, 2006).

Daube, Liz. ”Leftover funds from abstract painter’s final work due back to Library Foundation.” jaxdailyrecord.com (December. 6, 2006).

Kennedy, Randy. “Giving the Artists a Voice In Preserving Their Work.” New York Times (June 29, 2006): Arts: 1, 8.

Kolbe, Regina. ”Studio designs Dazzle at the Modern Show.” antiquesandthearts.com (November 14, 2006).

Kormanik, Beth. “Hyde wants to rethink, rework grants process.” The Florida Times-Union (December 10, 2006).

MacDonald, Dan. ”Abstractionist’s final painting finds a home at the city’s new downtown public library.” Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville) (January 12, 2006).

Muchnic, Suzanne. “Treasuries are drawn to academic sanctuaries.” Los Angles Times, Sept. 12, 2006.

Mueller, Stephen. ”Abstract Spaces.” gaycitynews.com (December 22, 2006).

Sandler, Irving. ”Al Held 1928-2005) A Maverick in the New York Art World.” Smithsonian Institution (Spring, 2006): 108-111.

Stewart, Laura. “Most Difficult Paintings.” news-journalonline.com.

Storr, Robert . ”Haste Makes Waste”  Frieze.com (September 1, 2006).

2007

“Al Held Does (Stained-Glass) Windows.” artnet news (October 4, 2007).

Baker, Kenneth. ”Review: Louise Nevelson’s found at the de Young.” San Francisco Chronicle (November 7, 2007).

Bromirski, Martin. “Abstract Painting: 1960-1969.” Anaba.blogspot.com (June 4, 2007).

Butler, Sharon. ”Artists Retreat.” Brooklyn Rail (October, 2007).

“Don’t Miss: Al Held Stained Glass.” Orlando Sentinel (September 21, 2007).

Dunlap, David W. ”Train to the Museum? You’re Already There.” New York Times (January 21, 2007): Retrieved from www.nytimes.com.

Finch, Charlie. “Art Opportunities” artnet.com/magazine.us (August 24, 2007).

Genocchio, Benjamin. ”Form’s Forefront.” Art+Auction (December 31, 2007).

Goddard, Dan R. “Art a part of championship for Spurs, AT&T Center.” San Antonio Express-News (June 10, 2007).

Gottleib, Shirle. ”A ‘Grand’ display of American abstract expressionism.” Press Telegram (July 9, 2007).

Grosz, David. “Abstract Mitchell-Innes & Nash.” New York Sun (January 4, 2007).

Israel, Matthew. ”A Magnet for the With-It Kids.” Art in America (October, 2007): 73. 74.

Leusner, Jim. “Judges’ new home sparkles.” Orlando Sentinel (August 27, 2007): Section B.

Leusner, Jim. ”Six stories in service to justice.” Orlando Sentinel (October 9, 2007): Retrieved at  www.orlandosentinel.com.

Maine, Stephen. “Welcome to the Junkyard.” The New York Sun (July 23, 2007).

Martin, Chris. ”In conversation Bill Jensen with Chris Martin.” Brooklyn Rail (February, 2007).

“More of Today’s Best David Klein Gallery.” freep.com (October 15, 2007).

Mulford, Hansen. “Inside Exhibitions: From Watercolors to Windows.” Orlando Museum of Art Newsletter (Fall, 2007).

Mullarkey, Maureen. ”In Paris Freedom From Pressure.” New York Sun (August 20, 2007): retrieved at www.nysun.com.

Naves, Mario. “The New York School’s Left Bank Campus.” The New York Observer (August 6, 2007): C8.

“New Windows by Abstract Expressionist.” Glass Quarterly (Winter, 2007): 14.

Ormond, Mark. ”Visual Math.” Gulfshore Life (February, 2007): 305.

“Out of Sight.” Texas Monthly (December 2007): retrieved at www.texasmontly.com.

Robinson, Walter. ”Weekend Update.” artnet.com/magazine/us/reviews.

Smith, Roberta. ”Elizabeth Murray, 66, Artist of Vivid Forms, Dies.” New York Times (August 13, 2007).

Wilkinson, Jeanne C. “After the Fall: Aspects of Abstract Painting Since 1970.” Review Art (May 15, 2007).

2008

“Al Held: The Evolution of Style." Los Angeles Times (July 17, 2008).

“Al Held The Evolution of Style.” thedistrictweekly.com (July 16, 2008).

“Al Held: The Evolution of Style.” eyespyLA.com (April 17, 2008).

Baker, Kenneth. “Walker’s abstractions illustrate complexity.” San Francisco Chronicle (September 6, 2008).

Bergeron, Chris. ”Geometry Lesson.” Medfield (MA) Press (February 3, 2008).

Bermudez, Julian. “Plenty of ‘style’ in latest University Art Museum exhibit.” Grunion Gazette (July 10, 2008): 10B.

Boyar, Jay. ”Justice is Gorgeous.” Orlando Magazine (January, 2008): 70 – 76.

“Cantor Arts Center to exhibit 'Pop to Present - Art of the 1960's'." Art Knowledge News (December 2008).

Dufort, Jon. “Fresh Prince.” Syracuse New Times (September 11, 2008).

Eisenhart, Mary. "Don't miss: Abstract Mash-Up." San Francisco Chronicle (October 16, 2008): G-22.

“Evolution of Style opening reception.” Long Beach Culture.com (July 30, 2008).

“Evolution of Style”  kintera.com (2008).

“Gone, not forgotten.” Easy Readernews.com (2008).

Goodrich, John. ”‘Totally Rad’: The Irony and Agony of the ‘80s Art Scene.” New York Sun (July 31, 2008): retrieved at www.nysun.com.

Hendricks, Meg. “Positive View.” Long Beach Press-Telegram (June 6, 2008).

Johnson, Ken. "Al Held." New York Times (November 28, 2008).

Kadosh, Dikla. ”Art.” Jewish Journal (July 3, 2008): retrieved at www.jewishjournal.com.

“Long Beach, USA.” Art Newspaper (July 3, 2008): retrieved at www.theartnewspaper.com.

Natale, Michele. ”1958: Bull’s-eye of a year.” News & Observer (September 21, 2008): retrieved at www.newobserver.com.

Patton, Phil. “Thinking Outside the Cube.” New York Times (March 23, 2008).

Robinson, Walter. ”Big at Basel.” Artnet.com (June 2, 2008).

Row, D.K. “ Michael Knutson embraces color as well as rigid forms in a kaleidoscopic show.”

The Oregonian (September 4, 2008).

Smith, Roberta. "Wide World of Abstract Expressionism." New York Times (December 30, 2008): C7.

“University Art Museum CSU Long Beach.” artforum.com.

Voelz-Chandler, Mary .“Three shows a crowd, but a welcome one.” Rocky Mountain News (May 15, 2008).

Wolff, Sander Roscoe. ”Gallery talk and reception @UAM this Saturday.” LBPOST.com (June 26, 2008).

2009

Anderson-Spivy. “Good Old Boys”. Artnet (December 16, 2009).

Baker, Kenneth. ”Stanford’s essential overview of modern Pop art.”  San Francisco Chronicle (April 26, 2009).

Feinstein, Roni. "Al Held" Brooklyn Rail (February 2009).

Ruas, Charles. ”Circa 1959: Jacobson Howard”. ARTnews (December 2009).

Stillman, Nick. "Al Held: Paul Kasmin Gallery" Artforum (February 2009).

Wolff, Elaine. “Growing in the Dark”. San Antonio Current (February 25, 2009).

2010

“Al Held, 'Concrete Abstraction'" Time Out New York (December 8, 2010).

Bui, Phong. ”Pearlstein/ Held: Five Decades”  Brooklyn Rail (February 2010): retrieved at http://www.brooklynrail.org/2010/02/artseen/pearlsteinheld-five-decades.

Goodrich, John. ”At the Galleries: Pearlstein/Held: Five Decades”  Volume 2: Issue 1 CityArts (January 12, 2010).

Jaime, Kristian. "The show with kaleidoscope eyes" examiner.com (July 21, 2010).

La Rocco, Ben. "Artists at Max's Kansas City, 1965-1974" Brooklyn Rail (October 2010).

Mac Adam, Alfred. “Philip Pearlstein and Al Held” ARTnews (April 2010): 106.

McClaran, Tamara. "J. Johnson Gallery show a study in Black and White" Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville) (September 6, 2010).

Panero, James. “Gallery Chronicle”. The New Criterion (January 2010)

Schultz, Charlie. "Process Abstraction Continued" artinfo.com (August 11, 2010).

Smith, Roberta. “Friends for Whom Space Was the Place”. New York Times (February 10, 2010): CI, C7.

Wilkin, Karen. ”At the Galleries”. Hudson Review (Winter 2010).

Worssam, Nancy. “Seattle’s Wright Exhibition Space makes big impression with big paintings”. The Seattle Times (February 27, 2010).

2011

“Southbound" Ulster Almanac (December 1, 2011): 22.

Butler, Sharon L. "Abstract Painting: The New Casualists" Brooklyn Rail (June 2011).

McClemont, Doug. "Al Held: Craig F. Starr" ARTnews (November 2011).

Smith, Roberta. "Al Held Paintings 1959" New York Times (August 12, 2011): C25.

Wallace, Rebecca. "Contemporary flair" Palo Alto Online News (January 5, 2011).

2012

“Dallas Auction Gallery sets record auction price for Contemporary artist Carlos Cruz-Diez" artdaily.org (April 27, 2012).

Kennedy, Randy. "MTA to Introduce Public Art App" New York Times (March 14, 2012).

2013

“Al Held at Cheim & Read" Art Media Agency (March 6, 2013).

“Al Held sixties" masdearte.com (March 5, 2013).

“Exhibition of seven monumental paintings by Al Held on view at Cheim & Read" artdaily.org (March 6, 2013).

“Galen at The Galen" livemagazinetoday.com (November 12, 2013).

Carrier, David. "Visually Self-Evident: Al Held's Alphabet Paintings at Cheim & Read" artcritical.com (March 26, 2013).

Gopnik, Blake. "Al Held Spells Out Abstraction." Daily Beast (April 2, 2013).

Greenwald, Xico. "Two Approaches to Abstraction" New York Sun (March 24, 2013).

Johnson, Ken. "Al Held: 'Alphabet Paintings'" New York Times (March 22, 2013): C27.

Matlin, Clay. "The Heroism of the Middle: Al Held's Alphabet Paintings." GC Advocate (April 26, 2013).

Yau, John. "The Connoisseurship of Al Held" Hyperallergic (March 17, 2013).

2014

“Bold and Beautiful: Color Planes and Expressive Abstracts." Arts Observer (June 9, 2014).

Larkin, Corina. "Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China." Brooklyn Rail (April 2014).

Russell, James S. "How Apple's Architects Shielded a Trove of Art from the Harsh Hawaiian Sun." Bloomberg Pursuits (June 16, 2014).

Zevitas, Steven. "40 Galleries You Should Know if You Love Paint: Redux." New American Paintings (February 25, 2014).

2015

DeFore, John. "$5 Million Warhol/Basquiat Work Among Highlights of NYC's Snowy Armory Week." Hollywood Reporter (March 8, 2015).

Gibson Stoodley, Shelia. "The Art Dealers Association of America Art Show Promises to Delight Attendees." Robb Report (February 3, 2015).

Kellogg, Valerie. "Kips Bay designers' show house 2015: Newly renovated and still swank." newsday.com (May 14, 2015).

Martinez, Alanna. "The Whitney's First Show Will Pack In 407 Artists From the Permanent Collection." New York Observer (April 13, 2015).

Paglia, Michael. “Art Review: The Denver Art Museum and the Art Hotel Are Really Showing Off.” Westword (June 24, 2015).

Rohan, Timothy M. "The Breuer Effect." Art in America (May 1, 2015).

Rosenberg, Karen. "7 Underappreciated Artists Seize the Spotlight at the ADAA Fair." Artspace (March 5, 2015).

Selz, Gabrielle. "Critic's View: ADAA - Eye of the Armory Art Fair Tornado." Hamptons Art Hub (March 8, 2015).

Vartanian, Hrag. "How the 2015 ADAA Art Fair Changed My Life." Hyperallergic (March 6, 2015).

2016

Adams, Rachel. “Exhibition Showcases Work of Military Veterans at The Art Students League of New York.” UB Reporter (March 23, 2016).

“Al Held: The Conversant Artist.” The Brooklyn Rail (March 4, 2016.)

Bui, Phong. “Al Held Brushstrokes: India Ink Drawings from 1960.” The Brooklyn Rail (July 11, 2016).

Dabkowski, Colin. “’On the Front Lines’ Explores Veterans’ Influence on Art World.” The Buffalo News (May 3, 2016).

Foran, Jack. “On the Front Lines.” The Public (June 21, 2016).

“Form and Space.” American Fine Art Magazine (July/August 2016): 74-75.

Gerlis, Melanie. “The Art Market: Miami Sales and a ‘Shopping Channel’ for Art.” Financial Times (November 30, 2016).

Halle, Howard and Peter Kirby. “The Top 13 NYC Subway Art Installations.” Time Out New York (January 27, 2016.)

Judkis, Maura. “There’s More to See at the Renovated National Gallery of Art’s East Building.” Washington Post Weekend (September 30, 2016): 19-21.

Kalnitz, Max. “UB Anderson Art Gallery Exhibit Showcases Art Done by Veterans.” The Spectrum (April 4, 2016.)

Kardon, Dennis. “The Disorienting Power of Al Held’s Black-and-White Paintings.” Hyperallergic (March 18, 2016).

Lakin, Max. “Little-Seen Works From an Artist Who Influenced Stella and Kelly.” New York Times (May 2, 2016).

Laster, Paul. “12 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before February 26.” New York Observer (February 22, 2016).

Meixner, Christiane. “Smoke and Nails.” Der Tagesspiegel (August 9, 2016).

Paglia, Michael. “Contemporary Prints by Art Stars Take Over Michael Warren Contemporary.” Westword (April 8, 2016).

Willetts, Dorothy. “Living with Art Series: Bedroom Vignette – Artwork by Held, Hockney & Smith.” Huffington Post (October 20, 2016).