The Estate of George Rickey

General

  • 2002Died on July 17th

  • 1948 - 1950Institute of Design, Chicago, Illinois

  • 1947Studied etching under Mauricio Lasansky, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

  • 1945 - 1946Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, New York, New York

  • 1941 MA, Modern History, Balliol College, Oxford, England

  • 1929 - 1930Académie L’hote and Académie Moderne, Paris, France

  • 1929BA, Modern History, Balliol College, Oxford, England

  • 1928 - 1929Ruskin School of Drawing, Oxford, England

  • 1907Born in South Bend, Indiana, of New England heritage

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2016George Rickey: Selected Works from the Estate 1954-2000, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2015George Rickey: Esculturas, Galeria Marlborough, Barcelona, Spain.

  • 2013George Rickey: Sculpture from the Estate, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2012George Rickey, Galerie Michael Haas, Berlin, Germany.

  • 2011Sculpture in the Streets, Downtown Albany Business Improvement District, Albany , New York , United States.

  • 2010George Rickey: Important Works from the Estate, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2009 - 2010George Rickey: Arc of Development, South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend, Indiana, United States.

  • 2009A Life in Art: Works by George Rickey, Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States.

  • 2008George Rickey: Selected Works from the George Rickey Estate, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2008George Rickey: An Evolution, Arts Council of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States.

  • 2008George Rickey, Kinetic Sculpture: A Retrospective, The McNay, Jane and Arthur Stieren Center for Exhibitions, San Antonio, Texas, United States.

  • 2007 - 2009George Rickey Sculpture: A Retrospective, Vero Beach Museum of Art, Vero Beach, Florida, United States. traveled to Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States; McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas, United States.

  • 2006George Rickey, in conjunction with the group exhibition, Momentum: Selections from the Kinetic Art Organization, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey, United States.

  • 2006George Rickey Sculptures, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2006Deux Américains à Paris: Sculptures de George Rickey et Kenneth Snelson, Palais Royal, Paris, France.

  • 2004George Rickey: Retrospective, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2003Kinetische Skulpturen 1956-2000, Verlag der Galerie Brockstedt, Hamburg, Germany.

  • 2003George Rickey - Kinetische Skulpturen, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany.

  • 2002Kunstpreis Finkenwerder 2002 - George Rickey, Airbus, Hamburg, Germany.

  • 2001George Rickey: Defining the Fourth Dimension, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2001George Rickey: A Tribute, University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, United States..

  • 2000Installation of Annular Eclipse V, organized by the City of New York Parks & Recreation, Park Avenue Malls Planting Projects, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2000George Rickey: A Retrospective 1958-2000, Soma Gallery, La Jolla, California, United States.

  • 2000George Rickey, Gallery Kasahara, Tokyo, Japan.

  • 1999George Rickey: Maquettes and drawings related to Crucifera IV, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama, United States.

  • 1998George Rickey, Veranneman Foundation, Kruishoutem, Belgium.

  • 1997George Rickey - Motion and Silence, Galerie Dr. István Schlégl, Zürich, Switzerland.

  • 1997George Rickey: Master of Kinetic Sculpture - In Celebration of His 90th Year, Carl Schlosberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, California, United States.

  • 1997Important Early Sculptures 1951-65 - In Recognition of His 90th Year, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1995George Rickey: Recent Sculpture - In grateful memory of Edie Rickey, 1924-1995 – generous friend, gentle mentor, and humorous humanist, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1994Rickey: Sieben Kinetische Skulpturen, Galerie Utermann, and Harenberg Verlag, Dortmund, Germany.

  • 1993A Dialogue in Steel and Air: George Rickey, Philharmonic Center for the Arts, Naples, Florida, United States.

  • 1993George Rickey in Santa Barbara, University Art Museum, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States.

  • 1992George Rickey in Berlin l967-l992, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, Germany.

  • 1992George Rickey: In Celebration of his 85th Year, Carl Schlosberg Fine Arts, Sherman Oaks, California, United States.

  • 1991George Rickey: Art of Movement, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York, United States.

  • 1990George Rickey - Sculptures l955-l990, Artcurial, Paris, France.

  • 1990George Rickey - Kinetic Sculptures, Galerie Utermann, Dortmund, Germany.

  • 1989George Rickey - Important Sculpture, Marianne Friedland Gallery, Toronto, Canada.

  • 1989In Celebration of Three Breaking Columns at Rotterdamse, Schouwburg, Museum Boijmans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

  • 1989George Rickey, Gallery Kasahara, Osaka, Japan.

  • 1989George Rickey: Two Exhibitions, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California, United States.

  • 1988George Rickey - Indoor/Outdoor Sculptures, Veranneman Foundation, Kruishoutem, Belgium.

  • 19883 Skulpturen von George Rickey in Köln, Moderne Stadt, Cologne, West Germany.

  • 1987George Rickey: Projects for Public Sculpture, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, New York, United States.

  • 1987George Rickey zum 80. Geburtstag, Galerie Pels Leusden, West Berlin, Germany. West Berlin, Germany; traveled to Galerie Schoeller, Düsseldorf, Germany.

  • 1987George Rickey, In Celebration of his Eightieth Year, Carl Schlosberg Fine Arts, Sherman Oaks, California, United States.

  • 1987Two Lines Excentric Jointed with Six Angles, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, West Berlin, Germany.

  • 1986George Rickey in Bryant Park, concurrent exhibitions at Maxwell Davidson Gallery and Zabriskie Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1985George Rickey in South Bend, Art Center of South Bend, Indiana University of South Bend, Saint Mary's College, and the Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, United States.

  • 1984George Rickey Recent Sculptures, Inkfish Gallery, Denver, Colorado, United States.

  • 1984Zeit und Bewegung im Werk von George Rickey, Josef Albers Museum Quadrat Bottrop, Bottrop, Germany.

  • 1984George Rickey Kinetische Freiplastiken 1972-1984, Bauhaus-Archiv, West Berlin, Germany.

  • 1984George Rickey, Galerie Schoeller, Düsseldorf, Germany.

  • 1982George Rickey, New Orleans Plus 30, Art Gallery, Newcomb College, Tulane University, New Orleands, Louisiana, United States.

  • 1982George Rickey: 30 Years of His Art, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1982George Rickey - Kinetic Sculpture on Clydeside, Custom House Quay, St. Enoch Exhibition Centre and Carlton Place, Glasgow, Scotland. with the support of the Scottish Arts Council and Glasgow District Council; traveled to Yorkshire Sculpture Park,Yorkshire, England; Manor House, Ilkley, England.

  • 1981George Rickey, Musée d’Art Contemporain, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

  • 1981George Rickey, Gimpel-Hanover+Andre Emmerich Galerien, Zürich, Switzerland.

  • 1980George Rickey at Makler Gallery, Makler Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • 1979George Rickey - Retrospective Exhibition, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1979Skulpturen Material Technik, Amerika Haus, Berlin, West Germany.

  • 1978George Rickey - Mobile Skulpturen, Gimpel & Hanover Galerie, Zürich, Switzerland.

  • 1978George Rickey, Gallery Kasahara, Osaka, Japan.

  • 1977George Rickey, Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1977George Rickey - Kinetische Skulpturen, Städtische Galerie im Städelschen Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt, West Germany.

  • 1976George Rickey - Kinetische Objekte Material und Technik, Kunsthalle der Stadt, Bielefeld, West Germany.

  • 1975George Rickey, Fordham University Plaza at Lincoln Center and Staempfli Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1974George Rickey, Galerie Espace NV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

  • 1974Sculpture of George Rickey, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • 1973George Rickey, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hannover, Germany.

  • 1973George Rickey, Nationalgalerie, West Berlin, Germany.

  • 1973George Rickey, Galerie Buchholz, Munich, Germany.

  • 1972Sculpture by George Rickey, shown in conjuction with the exhibition, Constructivist Tendencies, Museum of Art, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States.

  • 1971George Rickey Retrospective Exhibition 1951-71, UCLA Art Council and UCLA Art Galleries, Los Angeles, California, United States. (traveling exhibition)

  • 1970Recent Kinetic Sculpture by George Rickey, Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, Washington, United States.

  • 1969George Rickey, Haus am Waldsee, West Berlin, Germany.

  • 1968Mack Rickey, Halfmannshof, Gelsenkirchen, Germany.

  • 1967Recent Kinectic Sculpture, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.

  • 1966George Rickey: Sixteen Years of Kinetic Sculpture, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., United States.

  • 1964George Rickey: Kinetic Sculptures, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

  • 1963George Rickey: Kinetic Sculpture, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, Illinois, United States.

  • 1962George Rickey, Düsseldorf Kunsthalle, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany.

  • 1961George Rickey: Kinetic Sculpture, Kraushaar Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1960Kinetic Sculpture: George Rickey, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California, United States.

  • 1956Kinetic Sculpture and Machines, Isaac Delgado Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

  • 1955George Rickey: Machines Kinetic Sculptures Mobiles, Kraushaar Galleries, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1953Mobile Sculpture, John Herron Art Museum, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States.

  • 1935 Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado, United States.

  • 1933 Caz-Delbo Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

Group Exhibitions

  • 2016Large Sculptures, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2012Abstraction : What is Real, Edelman Arts, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2011Picasso to Koons: The Artist as Jeweler, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2011Summer Group Exhibition, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2011Motor Cocktail: Sound and Movement in Art of the 1960s, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States.

  • 2011A Taste for the Modern: Gifts from Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller, Edna Bryner Schwab, and Virginia Herrick Deknatel , Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, United States.

  • 2011Glorious Century: Modern and Contemporary Art, 1910-2010, Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, California, United States.

  • 2011Constructivists: Kenneth Snelson and George Rickey, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2009Art in the Garden, LongHouse Reserve, East Hampton, New York, United States.

  • 2009Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2009Rites of Spring, LongHouse Reserve, East Hampton, New York, United States.

  • 2009As Time Goes By, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, Germany.

  • 2009The Art Show, rganized by the Art Dealer’s Association of America, Park Avenue Armory, New York, New York, United States. (with Maxwell Davidson Gallery)

  • 2008Yaddo: Making American Culture, The New York Public Library, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2008Shanghai Art Fair 2008, Shanghai MART, Shanghai, China. (with Marlborough)

  • 2008 - 2009Sculpture from the Mouse House: The Olga Hirshhorn Collection at the Corcoran, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., United States.

  • 2005Collection, Scott White Contemporary Art, San Diego, California, United States.

  • 2004Sculptors Guild 2004-05, White Plains Library Plaza, White Plains, New York, United States.

  • 2004Around the World in Forty Years, Department of States, Washington, D.C., United States.

  • 2004Works and Days, Louisiana Museum, Humlebæk, Denmark, United States.

  • 2003Interact/react, Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, Minnesota, United States.

  • 2003Ein Rückblick als Stiftung, Galerie Schoeller, Düsseldorf, Germany. Leopold-Hoesch-Museum, Düren, Germany.

  • 2002Paarungen - Künstlerische Positionen im Dialog, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, Germany.

  • 2001Modern Sculptures, Gallery Kasahara, Tokyo, Japan.

  • 2001Hand Hollow Fellows, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, Massachusetts, United States.

  • 2000Art & Mathematics 2000, The Cooper Union, Humanities Gallery and Brooks Design Center, New York, New York, United States. traveled to Koussevitzky Art Center, Berkshire Community College, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States.

  • 2000Form and Movement in the 20th Century – Homage to Denise René, Tsukuba Museum of Art, Tsukuba, Japan.

  • 2000Crossroads of American Sculpture, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States.

  • 2000International Sculpture Festival: Contemporary American Sculpture, Casino Gardens, Monte Carlo, Monaco.

  • 2000Welded Sculpture of the 20th Century, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, New York, United States.

  • 1999Celebrating Sculpture – Personal Visions and Universal Themes: Aspects of American Sculpture Since 1945, The Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas, United States.

  • 1999World Artists At The Millennium, The United Nations Visitors Lobby, United Nations, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1998Sculpture in the Garden 1998, The Renaissance Guild, The Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, United States.

  • 1997Schwebend - Heiter, Galerie Pels Leusden, Kampen/Sylt, Germany.

  • 1997Biennial Exhibition of Public Art, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, New York, United States.

  • 1996Lumiere et Mouvement, Galerie Denise René, Paris, France.

  • 1995Twentieth Century American Sculpture at the White House: a Southeast Region Exhibition, The White House, Washington, D.C., United States.

  • 1994The Constructive Vocabulary, An American Vision, Galerie Dr. Istvân Schlégl, Zürich, Switzerland.

  • 1994Girouettes, Musee Matisse, Le Cateau-Cambrésis, France.

  • 1993Akademie 1993, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany.

  • 1993In the Sculptor’s Landscape, Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden, University of California, Los Angeles, California, United States.

  • 1992L'Art en Mouvement, Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France.

  • 1991Schwerelos, Schloss Charlottenburg, Grosse Orangerie, Berlin, Germany.

  • 1991Abstract Sculpture in America: 1930-1970, American Federation of Arts, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1990Master Works Modern and Contemporary, Marianne Friedland Gallery, Toronto, Canada.

  • 1990Downtown Kinetic, USX Tower, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with Calder, Oppenheim, Borofsky Sculpture 90, Fendrick Galley, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • 1989Balancing Act, Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, Massachusetts, United States.

  • 1987Masters of Contemporary Sculptures, Hyundai Gallery, Seoul, South Korea.

  • 1987Movement & Modern Art, Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan.

  • 1987Skulpturenboulevard – Kurfürstendamm - Kunst im öffentlichen Raum 1987, Kurfürstendamm, West Berlin, Germany.

  • 1987162nd Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1986An American Renaissance, Painting and Sculpture since 1940, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States.

  • 1986Elders of the Tribe, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1985New Otto Dix - George Rickey, Roswitha Haftmann Modern Art, Zürich, Switzerland, United States.

  • 1985The Maximal Implications of the Minimal Line, Bard College Center, Edith C. Blum Art Institute, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, United States.

  • 1984Masters of Modern and Contemporary Sculpture, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1984Citywide Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition, The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, United States.

  • 1983Minimalism to Expressionism, Whitney Museum of Art, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1983Sculpture- The Tradition in Steel, Nassau County Museum of Fine Art, Roslyn Harbor, New York, United States.

  • 1983Sculpture Veksølund 1983, Veksølund, Veksø, Denmark.

  • 1982Spielraum – Raumspiele, Der Alten Oper, Stadt Frankfurt, West Germany.

  • 1982Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood, Chesterwood, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, United States.

  • 1982Group Exhibition, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California, United States.

  • 1982The First International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition, The University of Hawaii, Art Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States.

  • 1981 - 1982Bewegung, Real – Irreal, Galerie Schoeller, Düsseldorf, West Germany.

  • 1980Arts Council of Great Britain and Rijksmuseum, Krõller-Müller, Otterlo, The Netherlands.

  • 1980Pier+Ocean, Hayward Gallery, London, England.

  • 1980Urban Encounters – Art, Architecture Audience, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • 1979Constructivism and the Geometric Tradition, Selections from the McCrory Corporation Collection, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, United States.

  • 1978Monuments and Monoliths – A Metamorphosis, Nassau County Museum of Fine Arts, Roslyn Harbor, New York, United States.

  • 1977Systhema, Kunstmuseum Amos Anderson, Helsinki, Finland.

  • 1976200 Years of American Sculpture, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1976American Welders 1950’s – 1960’s, Zabriskie Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1975Sixty Years on the Arts Club Stage, The Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States.

  • 1974Monumenta A Biennial Exhibition of Outdoor Sculpture, Monumenta Newport Inc., Newport, Rhode Island, United States.

  • 1974The Making of a Museum: Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, New York, United States.

  • 1973George Rickey, Kestner Gesellschaft, Hannover, West Germany.

  • 1972The Non-Objective World, Annely Judy Fine Art, London, England.

  • 1972Drawing in Space 19 American Sculptors, The Katonah Gallery, Katonah, New York, United States.

  • 1971Monumental Sculpture for Public Spaces, City Hall Plaza, Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

  • 197111th International Biennial Outdoor Sculpture Show, Middleheim Museum, Antwerp, Belgium.

  • 1970Noguchi & Rickey & Smith, Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, Indiana, United States.

  • 1970Kinetics, Arts Council of Great Britain, Hayward Gallery, London, England.

  • 1969Nagare, Bill, Rickey, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.

  • 1969International sculpture symposium, Expo ’70, Osaka, Japan.

  • 1969Biennale 1969 Nürnberg – Konstruktive Kunst: Elemente und Prinzipien, Kunsthalle, Nürnberg, West Germany.

  • 1968From Constructivism to Kinetic Art, Detroit Gallery, Detroit, Michigan, United States.

  • 1968Group Exhibition, Documenta IV, Kassel, West Germany.

  • 196834’ Biennale Internazionale d’Arte, Venezia Biennale 1968, Venice, Italy.

  • 1967Guggenheim International Exhibition 1967 – Sculpture from Twenty Nations, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1967Jewelry by Contemporary Painters and Sculptors, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1967Art et Mouvement, Musée D’Art Contemporain, Montreal, Canada.

  • 1967Vom Konstruktivismus zur Kinetik 1917 bis 1967, Galerie Denise René - Hans Mayer, Krefeld, West Germany.

  • 1967American Sculpture of the Sixties, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, United States.

  • 1967Structures Lumière Mouvement 1=100, Denise René, Paris, France.

  • 1966Obelisk without an Eye, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.

  • 1966Interview with Denise René, Galerie Denise René, Paris, France.

  • 1965Amerikanische Plastik USA 20, Jahrhund, Deutsche Gesellschaft fûr Bildende Kunst (Kunstverein Berlin), Berlin, Germany. Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden, West Germany.

  • 1965Lumiere Mouvement et Optique, Palais des Beaux-Arts de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium.

  • 1965Icht und bewegung/kinetische kunst im garten: neue tendenzen der architektur, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

  • 1965Etats-Unis Sculptures du xx e Siècle, Musée Rodin, Paris, France.

  • 1965nul negentienhonderd vijf en zestig, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

  • 1965Aktuell 65 -Nouvelle Tendance-recherche continuelle, Galerie Aktuell, Bern, Switzerland.

  • 1964Mouvement 2, Galerie Denise Rene, Paris, France.

  • 1964Documenta III Kassel ‘64, Documenta III, Kassel, West Germany. Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

  • 1964George Rickey – Ulfert Wilke, The Art Center, Kalamazoo Institute of Art, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States.

  • 1963Sculpture in the open air, Battersea Park, London, England.

  • 1962Hann Trier George Rickey, Altbau der Kunsthalle, Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany.

  • 1961Bewogen Beweging, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. in cooperation with Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden; Rörelse I Konsten, Stockholm, Sweden.

  • 1960A Sampling of Contemporary Painting and Sculpture, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas, Texas, United States.

  • 1959Recent Sculpture U.S.A., Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1958The New Landscape in Art and Science, American Federation of Arts, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1957The Sphere of Mondrian, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, Texas, United States.

  • 1957Windblown Mobiles – Lovely Useless Motio, Amerika-Haus, Hamburg, West Germany.

  • 1955A selection of contemporary American Sculpture, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.

  • 1954Momentum Midcontinental 1948-1954, Institute of Design, Chicago, Illinois, United States.

  • 19545th Annual Michiana Regional Art Exhibition, South Bend Art Association, South Bend, Indiana, United States.

  • 19531953 Annual Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1952Forty-Fifth Annual Indiana Artists Exhibition, John Herron Art Museum, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States.

  • 1952One Hundred and Forty-Seventh Annual Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture,, Pennsylvania Academy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • 1951American Sculpture 1951, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1949One Hundred and Eight American Drawings, Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, New York, United States.

  • 1948Forty-Seventh Annual Exhibition, Isaac Delgado Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

  • 1947Forty-Sixth Annual Exhibition, Isaac Delgado Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

  • 1947American Drawings for 1947, Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, New York, United States.

  • 1946Oil paintings and Sculpture, Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, California, United States.

  • 1945Soldier Art, The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., United States.

  • 1940Art in a Democracy, American Artists Congress, New York, New York, United States.

Public Collections

  • Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, United States

  • Gibbs Farm, Kaipara, New Zealand

  • Sondra & Marvin Smalley Family Sculpture Garden at American Jewish University, Los Angeles, California, United States

  • The Sondra and Marvin Smalley Family Sculpture Garden, Bel-Air, California, United States

  • Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

  • Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft, Munich, Germany

  • Williams College Museum, Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States

  • Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York, United States

  • Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

  • The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, United States

  • Tel Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel

  • Tate Gallery, London, England

  • Snite Museum, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, United States

  • Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C., United States

  • Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts, United States

  • Shizuoka Museum, Shizuoka, Japan

  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California, United States

  • San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California, United States

  • Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

  • Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Otterlo, The Netherlands

  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States

  • Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States

  • Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona, United States

  • Olympiad of Art, Olympic Center, Seoul, South Korea

  • Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, California, United States

  • The Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey, United States

  • New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

  • Neues Medizinsches Institut, Heidelberg, Germany, United States

  • Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, New York, United States

  • Neubau des Physikzentrums, Kiel, Germany

  • Neu Perlach, Munich, Germany

  • The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, United States

  • National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland

  • National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., United States

  • The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, United States

  • Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas, Texas, United States

  • The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California, United States

  • Museum of Art, Long Beach, California, United States

  • Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

  • Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States

  • Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio, United States

  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

  • Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

  • Musée de Grenoble, Grenoble, France

  • Moderne Galerie (Joseph Albers Museum), Quadrat-Bottrop, Bottrop, Germany

  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, United States

  • Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States

  • Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

  • The Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas, United States

  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, United States

  • Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

  • Landtag Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany

  • Kunsthalle der Stadt, Berlin, Germany

  • Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany

  • Kansai University, Osaka, Japan

  • Hyogo Prefectural Museum, Kobe, Japan

  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., United States

  • The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

  • Henkel GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany

  • Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

  • Hakone Open-Air Museum, Tokyo, Japan

  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York, United States

  • The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California, United States

  • DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States

  • Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., United States

  • City Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

  • Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford, California, United States

  • Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, Germany

  • Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Munich, Germany

  • Bayerische Hypotheken-und Vechsel-Bank, AG, Munich, Germany

  • Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

  • Am Justizzentrum, Cologne, Germany

  • Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, United States

  • Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria

Catalogues and Monographs

  • 2011Marlborough Inc.. Constructivists: George Rickey and Kenneth Snelson. New York: Marlborough Gallery.

  • 2010Marlborough Inc.. George Rickey: Important Works from the Estate. New York: Marlborough Chelsea.

  • 2008Marlborough Inc.. Selected Works from the George Rickey Estate. New York: Marlborough Chelsea.

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