Selected Group Exhibitions

1930 National Academy of Design, New York National Arts Club, New York
1931 Brooklyn Museum, New York: Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts, Philadelphia Annual Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture
1933 Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC Philadelphia Art Alliance, Pennsylvania John Reed Club Gallery, New York: Paintings, Sculpture, Drawings, Prints on the Theme Hunger-Fascism-War
1935 Midtown Galleries, New York
1936 Midtown Galleries, New York: American Artists’ Congress: Membership Exhibition
1938 Musée du Jeu de Paume, Paris, France
The Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland
Museum of Modern Art Gallery, Washington, DC Sculptors’ Guild
New York Whitney Museum of American Art, New York: Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, and Sculpture
1939 San Francisco, California: Golden Gate International Exposition. Traveled to: New York World’s Fair 1940.
1940 Arden Gallery, New York American Artists’ Congress: Membership Exhibition.
Buchholz Gallery, New York Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania: Sculpture International
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York: Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, and Sculpture
1941 American Federation of the Arts, New York: Wood Sculpture, (selected by Duncan Ferguson). Traveled to:
14 university museums from January 1941-May 1942.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois: 52nd Annual Exhibition of American Paintings and Sculpture, dates unknown.
1942 The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York: Artists for Victory: An Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, dates unknown. Purchase Prize: Sculpture. Two-volume Catalogue.
Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts, Philadelphia: Annual Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, dates unknown.
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York: Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, and Sculpture
1943

Buchholz Gallery, New York Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, New York
Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts, Philadelphia: Annual Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture
Willard Galleries, New York

1945 Buchholz Gallery, New York: American Sculpture, February 6-24
Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts, Philadelphia: Annual Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York: Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, and Sculpture, dates unknown.
1946 Architectural League, New York Ferargil Galleries, New York: Audubon Artists Annual Exhibition
Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts, Philadelphia: Annual Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture
1947 Betty Parsons Gallery, New York: New Sculpture: Ferber, Lipton, Schnabel, Zadkine, June 3-21
Clay Club Sculpture Center, New York: Abstract and Non-Objective Sculpture.
Midtown-ayson Galleries, New York Betty Parsons Gallery, New York
1948 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York: Whitney Annual. Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts: Sculpture at the Crossroads
1949 Riverside Museum, New York: 13th Annual Exhibition: American Abstract Artists, March 29-April 17
Laurel Gallery, New York Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania: Sculpture International
State University of Iowa, Iowa City: Fifth Summer Exhibition of Contemporary Art. Catalogue by Lester D. Longman.
1950 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York: Annual Exhibition: American Sculpture, Watercolors, and Drawings, April 1-May 28. Catalogue.
Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, Providence, Rhode Island
1951 Direct Metal Sculpture Center, New York: February 26-March 24. Catalogue.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York: Abstract Painting and Sculpture in America. Catalogue text by Andrew Carnduff Ritchie. Sao Paolo, Brazil: I. Sao Paolo, Biennal
1952

The Museum of Modern Art, New York: Fifteen Americans, Catalogue by Dorothy C. Miller.

1953 The Museum of Modern Art, New York: International Sculpture Competition: The Unknown Political Prisoner, (sponsored by The Institute of Contemporary Arts, London), January 28-February 8, 1953. Traveled to: Tate Gallery, London. Museum of Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
1954 Art Institute, Chicago, Illinois 61st American Exhibition: Painting and Sculpture, October 21-December 5.
Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris, France
Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts, Philadelphia: Annual Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York: Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, and Sculpture, dates unknown. Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut
1955 University of Illinois Art Gallery: Urbana
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York: The New Decade: 35 American Painters and Sculptors, dates unknown; travels to:
San Francisco, California; Los Angeles, California; St. Louis, Missouri; and Denver, Colorado. Catalogue, text by John I. H. Baur.
1956 Kootz Gallery, New York
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York: Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, and Sculpture, dates unknown.
1957 Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas: Irons in the Fire. Catalogue by Sam Hunter.
The Newark Museum, New Jersey
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York: Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, and Sculpture
World House Galleries, New York
1958

American Federation of Art: God and Man in Art, traveling.
Samuel Kootz Gallery, New York: Three American Sculptors: Herbert Ferber, David Hare, Ibram Lassaw, November 29-December 20. Book on these three artists published by Musée de Poche, Paris. Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Carnegie International
Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts, Philadelphia: Annual Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York: Nature in Abstraction. Catalogue, by John I. H. Baur.
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York: Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, and Sculpture
U.S. Pavilion, World Fair, Brussels, Belgium.

1959 Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan: Sculpture In Our Time: Collected By Joseph H. Hirshhorn, May 5-August 23.
Kassel, Germany: Documenta II-Kunst Nach 1945
Kootz Gallery, New York
Moscow, Russia: State Department Exhibition
Providence Arts Club, Rhode Island
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York: Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, and Sculpture, dates unknown.
1960 Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio: Paths of Abstract Art, October 5-November 13. Catalogue by Edward B. Henning.
Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris, France: Aspects of American Sculpture
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York: Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, and Sculpture
1962 Newark Museum, New Jersey: A Survey of American Sculpture: Late 18th Century to 1962. Catalogue, text by William Gerdts.
Seattle World’s Fair, Washington: American Art Since 1950, Sam Hunter, curator.
Spoleto, Italy: Festival of Two Worlds: Sculptures in the City
1963 Battersea Park, London, England: Sculpture in the Open Air
Woburn Abbey, England: In Aid of the Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation, International Exhibition and Sale of Works of Art
1964 New York Worlds Fair
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York: Between the Fairs: 25 Years of American Art, John I. H. Baur, curator.
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York: Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, and Sculpture
1965 La Cote D’Azur, France: Ille Festival Des Arts Plastiques, May 15-June 30, 1965.
Musée Rodin, Paris, France (sponsored by the International Council of The Museum of Modern Art): Etats-Unis: sculptures du XXe siècle, Traveled to: Berlin and Baden-Baden, Germany,Catalogue.
1966 Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts: As Found: An Experiment in Selective Seeing, Curated by Ulfert Wilke. March 5-April 10
Public Education Association, New York: 7 Decades: 1895-1965, Peter Selz, organizer
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York: Art of the United States: 1670-1966
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York: Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, and Sculpture
1968 The Museum of Modern Art, New York: Dada, Surrealism and Their Heritage, Traveled to;
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California; The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois. Catalogue text by William S. Rubin.
San Antonio, Texas: HemisFair 68
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York: Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, and Sculpture
1969 Museum of Modern Art, New York: American Painting and Sculpture: The First Generation, dates unknown (curated by William S. Rubin and William C. Agee).
Museum of Modern Art, New York: Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller Collection of 20th Century Art, curated by: Dorothy Miller; Catalogue, by William S. Lieberman.
Westmoreland County Museum of Art, Greensberg, Pennsylvania: Recent Trends in American Art
1971 Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York: 20th Century Painting and Sculpture from the New York University Art Collection, curated by Ruth Bowman, October 2-November 14.
Catalogue, forward by Howard Conant, and introduction by Irving Sandler.
Middelhiem Museum, Antwerp, Belgium: International Art Program, 11th International Biennale of Outdoor Sculpture.
1972 Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania: American Art Since 1945, (from the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York).
The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC: Contemporary Sculpture
1973

Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan: Art in Space: Some Turning Points May 15-June 24. Catalogue, essay by E. C. Goossen.
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California: Sculpture of the 50’s
School of the Visual Arts, New York: American-Type Sculpture: Part I, curated by Phyllis Tuchman.
University Art Galleries, Santa Barbara, California: 19 Sculptors of the 40’s, 1973–74.
Visual Arts Museum, New York: American-Type Sculpture

1974 Newport, Rhode Island: Monumenta, Catalogue, by Sam Hunter.
1975 Janie C Lee Gallery, Houston, Texas: Monumental Sculpture, dates unknown.
National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC: Sculpture 1945-1975, dates unknown.
1976 André Emmerich Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland: Small Scale Sculpture, June 12-August 28.
Zabriskie Gallery, New York: American Welders 1950s-1960s, September 7-25.
The Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana: Painting and Sculpture Today, dates unknown.
University Art Galleries, Santa Barbara, California: Sculptors of the 50’s, dates unknown; travels to Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona.
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York: 200 Years of American Sculpture, dates unknown. Catalogue, essay Magicians Game: Decades of Transformation 1930-1950, by Rosalind Krauss; catalogue published by David R. Godine in association with the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1976, pp. 177-78, 271, p1. 264.
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York: Whitney Annual, dates unknown.
Wichita Falls Art Museum and Art Center, Texas: Works on Paper, dates unknown; travels to Neuberger Museum, SUNY at Purchase.
1977 Virginia Museum, Richmond: American Art Since 1945 (from the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York), March 17-April 17.
Norman Mackenzie Art Gallery, University of Saskatchewan: Natkin/Ferber/Boxer, dates unknown.
1978 Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana: Painting and Sculpture Today, June 12-July 30.
Chesterwood, Stockbridge, Massachusetts: Outdoor Sculpture of the Berkshires at Chesterwood, July 22-August 27.
Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio: Art for Collectors, November 12-December 18.
John Weber Gallery, New York: Drawings for Outdoor Sculpture: 1946-77, dates unknown; travels 1978-1979.
1979

Rutgers University Art Gallery, New Brunswick, New Jersey: Vanguard American Sculpture: 1913-1939, September 16-November 4; traveled to: William Hayes Ackland Art Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, December 4, 1979-January 20, 1980; Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska, February 16-March 30, 1980; The Oakland Museum, California, April 15-May 25, 1980. Catalogue, by Joan M. Marter, Roberta K. Tarbell, Jeffrey Wechsler. J. B.
Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky: Visions of Man: Reynolds Metal Sculpture Collection, October 16-November 18.

1980 Audrey Strohl Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee: A Selection of works from M. Knoedler & Co., March 7-April 9.
Chesterwood, Stockbridge, Massachusetts: Outdoor Sculpture in the Berkshires II, dates unknown.
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York: Group Show, dates unknown.
1981 Rosa Esman Gallery, New York: Off the Wall: Wall Sculpture by Herbert Ferber, Donald Judd, Sol Lewitt, Louise Nevelson, George Rickey, Christopher Wilmarth, January 8-February 9.
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York: Decade of Transition 1940-1950, April 30-July 12.
The Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts: 1981 Invitational Exhibition, June 9-August 9, 1981.
1982 Rosa Esman Gallery, New York: A Curator’s Choice 1942-1963: A Tribute to Dorothy Miller, February 6-March 6.
M. Knoedler, Zurich, Switzerland: Group Show: Alex Kosta, Alexander Calder, Herbert Ferber, Nancy Graves, March 20-April 7.
Galerie Ninety-Nine, Bay Harbor Islands, Florida: Masters of Contemporary Sculpture, (Part of New World Festival), June 10-26.
Basel, Switzerland: Art 13, 82, June 16-21.
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York: 1982 Summer Group Exhibition, June 21-September 20.
Congregation Beth Israel, Houston, Texas: Art of the 20th Century: A Revelation, October 14-24.
1983

M. Knoedler, Zurich, Switzerland: Friedel Dzubas, Herbert Ferber, Judith Levin, Robert Motherwell, Kimber Smith, Theodoros Stamos, Frank Stella, April 23-June 4.
Zabriskie Gallery, New York: Eight New York School Sculptors, 1940–1955, April 26-May 23.
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York: 1983 Summer Group Exhibition, June-September.
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York: The Sculptor as Draftsman, (curated by: Paul Cummings), September 15-November 13.
Grey Art Gallery and Study Center, New York University, New York: The Permanent Collection: Highlights and Recent Acquisitions, November 8–December 10.
Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago, Illinois: Group Sculpture Show, dates unknown.
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey: Three Collections, dates unknown.

1984 M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York: 1984 Summer Group Exhibition, June-September.
Newark Museum of Art, Newark, New Jersey: American Bronze Sculpture: 1850 to the Present, October 18, 1984-February 3, 1985.
William Beadleston Gallery, New York: Acquisition Priorities for the Private Collector: An Exhibition of Contemporary Paintings and Sculpture, October 25-November 20.
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York: The Third Dimension: Sculpture of the New York School, (curated by Lisa Phillips), December 6, 1984-March 3, 1985; traveled to:
Fort Worth Art Museum, Texas, May 12-July 21, 1985; Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, August 21-October 17, 1985; Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California,
November 7, 1985-January 5, 1986. Catalogue, by Lisa Phillips, pp. 66-67.
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York: Sculptors’ Drawings 1910-1980, (curated by Paul Cummings), dates unknown. Traveled to:
Visual Arts Gallery, Florida International University, Miami; Aspen Art Museum, Colorado; Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christ; Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
1985 Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island: Flying Tigers: Painting and Sculpture in New York 1939-1946, dates unknown; traveled to:
Cantor Art Gallery College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts, April 27-May 27, 1985; Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, Long Island, New York, June 9-July 28, 1985. Catalogue. Stockbridge, Massachusetts: Sculpture at Chesterwood, dates unknown.
Sarah Lawrence College Gallery, Bronxville, New York: Sculptural Expressions 1947-1960, October 8-November 17.
The Mendick Company, New York: Made in the USA: An Exhibition of 11 Sculptors, (Guest curated by Phyllis Tuchman), November 18, 1985-February 1986.
1986 Nohra Haime Gallery, New York: Drawings by Sculptors, February 5-March 1.
Emily Lowe Gallery, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York: Jung and Abstract Expressionism: The Collective Image Among Individual Voices, November 2-December 14.
Catalogue, essay by Terree Grabenhorst-Randall.
Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, New York: Elders of the Tribe, December 2, 1986-January 3, 1987. Catalogue (Excerpt from William C. Agee’s Herbert Ferber: Sculpture, Painting, Drawing: 1945–1980).
1987 Philadelphia Art Alliance, Pennsylvania: Sculpture of the American Scene, (Guest curated by Douglas Berman), March 21-May 2. Catalogue.
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York: Art Against AIDS, (Benefit exhibition and art sale held at several galleries throughout New York for the benefit of the American Foundation for Aids Research), at Knoedler June 4-19, 1987.
Zabriskie Gallery, New York: Sculpture form Surrealism, September 22-October 31, 1987.
1988 Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts: BIG Little Sculpture, (Guest curated by Phyllis Tuchman), February 13-April 17. Catalogue.
Whitney Museum of American Art, Fairfield County, Stamford, Connecticut: Convulsive Beauty: The Impact of Surrealism on American Art, June 24-August 27. Catalogue.
M. Knoedler & Co., New York: Drawings by Four Gallery Sculptors: Herbert Ferber, Nancy Graves, Michael Heizer, David Smith, September 10-October 6.
1990 Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden: Heland Wetterling Gallery Shows Knoedler Gallery Artists, April 7-24, 1990. Catalogue.
1991 Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, California: 10 Sculptors of the New York School, November 21, 1991-January 11. Catalogue, text by Donna Stein.
1992

Knoedler & Company, New York: Sculpture, December 19, 1992-January 14, 1993.

1994 Tampa Museum of Art, Florida: Between Transcendence and Brutality: American Sculptural Drawings from the 1920s and 1950s, January 30-April 21, 1994; traveled to:
Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, July 15-September 1; Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York, September 25-November 13.
Gardens at Naumkeag, (organized by the Trustees of Reservations), Stockbridge, Massachusetts: Sculpture at Naumkeag, July 1-October 11, 1994.
1999 Raab Galerie, Berlin, Germany: 40 Years of American Drawings, February 19-March 27.
Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, New York: 20th Century Sculpture, March 28-May 31. Catalogue essays by Constance Schwartz and Franklin Hill Perrell.
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York: The American Century: Art & Culture 1900-2000; Part I, 1900-1950, April 23-August 22. Catalogue, text by Barbara Haskell.
Stamford Sculpture Walk, Stamford, Connecticut: Important Sculptors of the Late Twentieth Century, June 1-August 31, 1999.
2000 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York: The American Century: Art & Culture 1900-2000; Part II, 1950-2000, September 26-January 23, 2000. Catalogue, text by Lisa Phillips.
2001 The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York: Vital Forms: American Art and Design in the Atomic Age 1940-1960 October 12, 2001-January 6. Traveling to:
Walker Art Center, February 15-May 12, 2002; Frist Center for the Visual Arts, June 21-September 15, 2002; to be determined, Fall 2002-Winter 2003; Phoenix Art Museum, April 4-June 29, 2003. Curator, Brooke Kamin Rapaport.
2004 The Jewish Museum, New York, New York: My America: Art from the Jewish Museum Collection, 1900-1955, March 26-July 25
2008 The Jewish Museum, New York, New York: Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976, May 04 - September 21, 2008
New York Times exhibition review
2010 The Jewish Museum, New York, New York: Modern Art, Sacred Space: Motherwell, Ferber and Gottlieb, March 14 - August 1, 2010
New York Times exhibition review

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