Monographies and catalogues one-man-shows


Portraits by Mark Tobey, M. Knoedler & Co. Gallery, New York 1917

Mark Tobey, Willard Gallery, New York 1944

Mark Tobey, Willard Gallery, New York 1945

Paintings by Mark Tobey, Portland Art Museum/San Francisco Museum of Art/Detroit Institute of Arts 1945/46

Mark Tobey, Willard Gallery, New York 1947

Mark Tobey, Willard Gallery, New York 1949

Mark Tobey Retrospective, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco 1951

Mark Tobey. Retrospective Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York 1951

Tobey, Willard Gallery, New York 1953

Tobey, Willard Gallery, New York 1954

Mark Tobey, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London 1955

Mark Tobey, San José State College 1958

Roberts, C., Mark Tobey, coll. Le Musée de Poche, G. Fall, Paris 1959

(amerikan. Edition: Grove Press Inc., New York 1959)

Mark Tobey. A Retrospective exhibition from Northwest Collections, Seattle Art Museum 1959

Roberts, C., Drawings by Mark Tobey, Grove Press Inc., New York 1960

Tempere e inchiostri di Mark Tobey, Notizie, Associazione Arti Figurative, Turin 1960

Mark Tobey zum siebzigsten Geburtstag, Kunsthalle Mannheim 1960/61

Choay, F., Mark Tobey, coll. Peintres d'aujourd'hui, Fernand Hazan, Paris 1961

Mark Tobey, Galerie Beyeler, Basel 1961

Mark Tobey. Retrospective, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Palais du Louvre, Paris 1961

Mark Tobey. Retrospective Exhibition. Paintings and Drawings 1925-1961, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London 1962

Mark Tobey, bearb. v. W.C. Seitz, The Museum of Modern Art, New York/Cleveland Museum of Art/Art Institute, Chicago 1962/63

Tobey, Konstsalongen Samlaren, Stockholm/Göteborgs Konstmuseum 1962/63

Mark Tobey - The World of a Market, University of Washington Press, Seattle 1964

Les monotypes de Tobey, Galerie Jeanne Bucher, Paris 1965

Les monotypes de Mark Tobey, Galerie Alice Pauli, Lausanne 1965

Mark Tobey, Otto Seligman Gallery, Seattle 1965

An Exhibition of Recent Paintings by Mark Tobey, Willard Gallery, New York 1965

Schmied, W., Mark Tobey, Reihe Kunst heute, Hatje-Verlag, Stuttgart 1966 (franz. Edition: coll. Art Actuel, Editions Pierre Tisné, Paris 1966; engl. Edition: Thames and Hudson, London 1967)

Mark Tobey, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam 1966

Tobey, Galerie Beyeler, Basel 1966

Mark Tobey. Werke 1933-1966, Kunsthalle Bern 1966

Mark Tobey, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf 1966

Mark Tobey, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hannover 1966

Mark Tobey. Paintings from the collection of Joyce and Arthur Dahl, Stanford University,

Stanford Art Gallery/University of Nebraska Art Galleries,

Lincoln/Roosevelt University, Chicago/University of California, The Art Gallery, Santa Barbara 1967/68

Mark Tobey Retrospective, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts 1968

Mark Tobey, Hanover Gallery, London 1968

Mark Tobey, Galerie Jeanne Bucher, Paris 1968

Mark Tobey, State Capitol Museum, Olympia 1968

Paintings and Drawings by Mark Tobey, Peale House Galleries, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts,

Philadelphia 1969

Tobey. Exhibition on the Occasion of his 80 th Birthday, Galerie Beyeler, Basel 1970/71

Tobey's 80. A Retrospective, Seattle Art Museum 1970/71

Mark Tobey, Editions Beyeler, Basel 1971

Mark Tobey. Temperabilder, Lithographien, Baukunst-Galerie, Köln 1971

Tobey, Galleria dell' Ariete, Mailand 1971

Mark Tobey. Monotypien, Tempera, Mischtechniken, Druckgrafik, Frankfurt Kunstkabinett Hanna Bekker vom Rath, Frankfurt/Main 1971

Mark Tobey. Prints, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York 1971

Mark Tobey, Galleria d'Arte il Fauno, Turin 1971

Olivier, C. und M. Stoecklin, Mark Tobey. Chronologie, expositions, bibliographie, Paris 1972

Mark Tobey. A Decade of Printmaking, The Cincinnati Art Museum 1972

Mark Tobey, Tacoma Art Museum 1972

Mark Tobey, Foster/White Gallery, Seattle 1973

Tribute to Mark Tobey, Smithsonian Institution, National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington/Seattle Art Museum/City Art Museum, St. Louis 1974/75

Mark Tobey. Rückblick auf harmonische Weltbilder, Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld 1975

Heidenheim, H.H., Mark Tobey. Das graphische Werk. Radierungen und Serigraphien 1970-1975, Bd. 1, Düsseldorf 1975

Mark Tobey, Paintings Drawings Graphics, Humboldt Galleries, New York 1975

Mark Tobey, M. Knoedler & Co, Inc. Gallery, New York 1976

Homage to Tobey, Edition Lanz, Basel 1977

Appella, G., Mark Tobey, Scheiwiller Rome 1977

Omaggio a Mark Tobey, Galleria Navigliovenezia, Venezia 1978

Mark Tobey. Graphics, Museum of Art, Indianapolis 1979

Ixmeier, E., Mark Tobey, Ruhr-Universität Bochum (Diss.) 1981

Kelley, E.R., Mark Tobey and the Bahá'i Faith. New Perspectives on the Artist and his Paintings, Austin 1983

Yao, M.-C., The Influence of Chinese and Japanese Calligraphy on Mark Tobey (1890-1976), San Francisco 1983

Mark Tobey, Galerie Vömel, Düsseldorf 1983

Kelly, Edward Rulief, Mark Tobey and the the Bahá'í Faith: New perspectives on the Artist and His Paintings, PhD diss. , University of Texas at Austin, 1983

Mark Tobey. City Paintings, bearb. v. E. Rathbone, National Gallery of Art, Washington 1984

Dahl, A.L. (Hrsg.), Mark Tobey. Art and Belief, George Ronald, Oxford 1984

Mark Tobey. Tempera, Gouaches, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, Erker-Galerie, St. Gallen 1986/87

Mark Tobey. Graphische Arbeiten, Baukunst-Galerie, Köln 1987

Mark Tobey - A New Look, Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane 1988

Mark Tobey. Between worlds. Opere 1935-1975, bearb. v. M. Bärmann, Museo d'Arte, Mendrisio/Museum Folkwang, Essen 1989

Kondo, Akiko, Is an Eastern and Western Synthesis Possible ? The Dialectics of Tobey's Calligraphic

Abstraction, Master's Thesis , department of Art, University of South Carolina, 1989

Wilkin, K., Mark Tobey, Mailand/New York 1990

Mark Tobey, Philippe Daverio Gallery, New York 1990

Mark Tobey. Works on Paper from Northern California and Seattle Collections. Celebrating the centenary of the artist's birth, Stanford University Museum of Art, Stanford Art Gallery 1990

Mark Tobey - Späte Werke. Bilder auf Styropor, Radierungen, Stadtmuseum Siegburg/Hachmeister Galerie,

Muenster 1990

Mark Tobey. A Centennial Exhibition, Galerie Beyeler, Basel 1990/91

Mark Tobey. Pour un centenaire. Peintures, monotypes, encres de Chine, Galerie Alice Pauli, Lausanne 1990/91

Mark Tobey. Werke / Œuvres 1945-1975, Hachmeister Galerie, Muenster 1991

Feininger and Tobey. Years of Friendship 1944-1956. The Complete Correspondence, Achim Moeller Fine Art,

New York 1991

Mark Tobey, Galería Jorge Mara, Madrid 1994

Mark Tobey. Paintings 1920-1960, Yoshii Gallery, New York 1994

Mark Tobey. Traditions Japonaises et Art Américain, L'Èchoppe, Paris 1995

Mark Tobey, Institute of Contemporary Art, London 1995

Mark Tobey, Fundação Arpad Szenes - Vieira da Silva, Lissabon 1995

Leach, B., Tobey, Devon 1996

Mark Tobey, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, edited by K. de Barañano/M. Bärmann, Madrid 1997

Mark Tobey 1890-1976. Peintures et monotypes, gravures, Musée Hébert, La Tronche/Grenoble 1997

Closeness of Distance. Khmer sculptures and Mark Tobey paintings, Emil Mirzakhanian, Mailand/Hachmeister Galerie, Muenster 1998/99

Mark Tobey, Galerie Carzaniga + Ueker, Basel 1999

McDonald, R., Histories of the Transcendental in Art. Romanticism, Zen and Mark Tobey, Canterbury (Thesis) 1999

Freeman, Michael Russell, The eye burns gold, burns crimson, and fades to ash': Mark Tobey as Critical Anomaly, PhD diss., Indiana University, 2000

Mark Tobey, Galerie Carzaniga + Ueker, Basel 2001

Mark Tobey - Inneres Betrachten, Graphische Sammlung, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart 2001

Mark Tobey. Bilder von 1940 bis 1975, Baukunst-Galerie, Köln 2001

Hachmeister, H. (Ed.), Mark Tobey – Light . Space, Muenster 2004

Mark Tobey, Galerie Carzaniga, Basel 2005

Mark Tobey, Galerie Carzaniga, Basel 2006

Mark Tobey – Julius Bissier, Galerie Carzaniga, Basel 2007

Mark Tobey – Poetically abstract, Agnellini Arte Moderna, Shin Production 2009

Mark Tobey, text by Heiner Hachmeister, Galleria Blu, Milan 2009

Mark Tobey, text by Gottfried Boehm, Galerie Carzaniga, Basel 2015

Mark Tobey – Threading Light by Bricker Balken, Debra, New York 2017

Mark Tobey, text by Sibilla Panzeri, Galerie Carzaniga, Basel 2018

Mark Tobey, text by Robert C. Morgan, Pace Gallery, New York 2018

Mark Tobey - Tobey or not to be ?, Edition Gallimard, Paris 2020


Hachmeister, H. (Ed.), Mark Tobey: Eine Collection, una collezione, a collection

Ed: Heiner Hachmeister, texts by Matthias Bärmann, Heiner Hachmeister and Günther Kebeck, German/Italian/English, Münster 2022, 212 pages, 80 large format colour ill., with an extensive bibliography and list of exhibitions, hardcover, thread stitching, half linen, format 31 x 26,5 cm



Books and Catalogues group show (selected)


Fourteen Americans, The Museum of Modern Art, New York 1946

New York private collections, The Museum of Modern Art, New York 1948

Abstract Painting and Sculpture in America, The Museum of Modern Art, New York 1951

Moderne Kunst aus USA. Auswahl aus den Sammlungen des Museums of Modern Art, New York, Kunsthaus Zürich 1955

Contemporary Calligraphers - John Marin, Mark Tobey, Morris Graves, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston 1956

Pacific Coast Art - United States' Representation at the IIIrd Biennial of São Paulo, Cincinnati Art Museum/Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs/San Francisco Museum of Art/Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, hrsg. v. the San Francisco Museum of Art 1956

I pittori Americani e la citta, XXVIII Biennale Venezia, 1956

Lipton, Rothko, Smith, Tobey - Stati Uniti d'America. XXIX. Biennale Venezia 1958, edited by The Museum of Modern Art, International Council, New York 1958

Nature in Abstraction, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York 1958

Rome - New York, Art Foundation, Rom 1958

25 Anni di Pittura Americana 1933 – 1958, De Luca Editore, Rome 1958

Ve Anniversary Celebration, St. Albans School, Washington 1959

The Museum and its friends. 18 living american artists, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York 1959

Paths of Abstract Art, Cleveland Museum of Art 1960

Sammlung G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh, Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf 1960/61

30th Anniversary Exhibition. American Art of our Century, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York 1961

The Artist's Environment - West Coast, Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, Fort Worth 1962

Forty-Eighth Annual Exhibition of Northwest Artists, Seattle Art Museum 1962/63

Arp, Bissier, Nicholson, Tobey, Galerie Beyeler, Basel 1963

Arp, Bissier, Nicholson, Tobey, Valenti, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen 1963

Twenty-Eighth Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington 1963

Eleventh Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture, University of Illinois, College of Fine and Applied Arts, Urbana 1963

Collector's Choice, Denver Art Museum 1963

The New Tradition - Modern Americans before 1940, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington 1963

Aspects of Twentieth Century Art, Marlborough Fine Art Limited, London 1963

Pacific Northwest Art - The Haseltine Collection, University of Oregon, Museum of Art, Eugene 1963

Paintings from the Museum of Modern Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington 1963/64

Small Paintings of Large Import, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia 1963/64

Pollock, Burry, Tobey, Notizie, Associazione Arti Figurative, Turin 1964

Paintings & Sculptures of a Decade 54 – 64, organized by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation at the Tate Gallery, Shenval Press Ltd London 1964

Two Hundred Years of American Painting, City Art Museum, St. Louis 1964

Abstrakte amerikanische Malerei, Hessisches Landesmuseum, Darmstadt 1964

Treasures of Twentieth Century Art from the Maremont Collection, Washington Gallery of Modern Art 1964

American Painting 1910 to 1960. A Special Exhibition Celebrating the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Association of College Unions, Indiana University, Fine Arts Gallery, Bloomington 1964

The Friends Collect. Recent Acquisitions, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York 1964

XXXII. Biennale Internazionale d'arte Venezia, Venedig 1964

Between the Fairs. Twenty-Five Years of American Art, 1939-1964, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York 1964

Documenta III. Internationale Ausstellung, Malerei, Skulptur, Alte Galerie/Museum Fridericianum/Orangerie, Kassel 1964

An Anthology of Modern American Painting, High Museum of Art, Atlanta Art Association 1964

American Drawings, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York 1964

The 1964 Pittsburgh International Exhibition of Contemporary Painting and Sculpture, Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art, Pittsburgh 1964/65

Roots of Abstract Art in America, 1910-1930, Smithsonian Institution, National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington 1964/65

International '65. A Selection from the 1964 Pittsburgh International, Part Two, Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art, Pittsburgh 1965

Arte d'oggi, Armando Curcio Editore, Rome 1965

The Seashore. Paintings of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art, Pittsburgh 1965

Kunst in Freiheit. Moore, Dubuffet, Tobey, Museum des 20. Jahrhunderts, Wien 1965

Pazifisches Erbe, Amerika-Haus, Berlin 1965

Malerei des zwanzigsten Jahrhunderts, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf 1965

A Decade of American Drawings, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York 1965

Annual Exhibition. Contemporary American Painting, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York 1965/66

American Landscape. A changing Frontier, Smithsonian Institution, National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington 1966

Fifty Years of Modern Art, 1916-1966, The Cleveland Museum of Art 1966

U.S.A. Art Vivant, Musée des Augustins, Toulouse 1966

Selected Works from two Generations of European and American Artists, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York 1967

The Helen W. and Robert M. Benjamin Collection, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven 1967

Focus on Light, The New Jersey State Museum Cultural Center 1967

Watercolors and Drawings from the Museum Collection, Museum of Art, Ogunquit 1967

Treasures from Inventory I. Seventeen Loves, Martha Jackson Gallery, New York 1967

Decade.7, Contemporary art – 1967, Fine Arts Division, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville 1967

Pittsburgh International Exhibition of Contemporary Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh 1967/68

Petits Formats, Galerie Beyeler, Basel 1967/68

Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York 1967/68

Works of Art of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Collected by Louise and Joseph Pulitzer Jr., City Art Museum, St. Louis 1968

Betty Parsons' Private Collection, Finch College Museum of Art, New York 1968

International Group Exhibition. Oil Paintings, Drawings, Watercolours and Sculpture, Waddington Fine Arts Limited, Montreal 1968

The Neuberger Collection - An American Collection. Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence/Smithsonian Institution, National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington 1968

Painting and Sculpture today - '68, Herron Museum of Art, Indianapolis 1968

American Art since 1850, Maxwell Galleries Ltd., San Francisco 1968

East Coast - West Coast Painting, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma Center and Museum of Art/Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa 1968

Selections from the Personal Collection of Morris Graves, Humboldt Galleries, San Francisco 1968

From El Greco to Pollock. Early and late works by European and American Artists, Baltimore Museum of Art 1968

The Collection of Mrs. Harry Lynde Bradley, Milwaukee Art Center 1968

The Machine seen at the end of the Mechanical Age, The Museum of Modern Art, New York 1968

The Sidney Janis and Harriet Janis Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York/Cleveland Museum of Art etc. 1968-1970 (Wanderausstellung durch acht amerikan. Institutionen)

Jacques Kaplan's Private Collection, Finch College Museum of Art, New York 1969

Selections from the Joseph Randall Shapiro Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago 1969/70

Moon and Space, Galerie Beyeler, Basel 1970

The American Scene, 1900-1970, Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington 1970

'Testament to Taste' - Works of Art from the Estate of Edward Waldo Forbes, Doris Meltzer Gallery, New York 1970

American Painting 1970, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond 1970

Summer Time, Galerie Beyeler, Basel 1970

L'art vivant aux Etats-Unis, Fondation Maeght, Saint Paul de Vence 1970

Pittsburgh International Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh 1970/71

One Hundred and Forty-Sixth Annual Exhibition. Oil Painting, Sculpture, Graphic Arts, Watercolor, National Academy of Design, New York 1971

Inner Spaces / Outer Limits, Lerner-Misrachi Gallery, New York 1971

Drawings in Saint Paul from the permanent collection of the Minnesota Museum of Art, Minnesota Museum of Art, Saint Paul 1971/72

Art of the Thirties. The Pacific Northwest, University of Washington, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle 1972

Von Venus zu Venus, Galerie Beyeler, Basel 1972

Twenty-Five Years of American Painting, Des Moines Art Center, Iowa 1973

L'Espace lyrique - L'action painting, l'abstraction lyrique et leurs environs: le signe, la tache, le nuage … des années cinquante à nos jours, Centre d'Art Contemporain de l'Abbaye de Beaulieu, Ginals- Lexos 1973

The Private Collection of Martha Jackson, Martha Jackson Gallery, New York/University of Maryland Art Gallery, College Park/Finch College Museum of Art, New York/Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo 1973/74

American Art - Mid Century, National Gallery of Art, Washington 1973/74

Acquisition Priorities: Aspects of Postwar Painting in America, The Solomon R.Guggenheim Museum, New York 1976

Paris - New York, 1908-1968, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris 1977

Northwest Traditions, Seattle Art Museum 1978

American Art 1934-1956, Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Alabama; Brooks Memorial Art Gallery, Memphis Tennessee; Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson Mississippi 1978

Mark Tobey, Jean Fautrier, Antoni Tàpies - Un art autre I, Hachmeister Galerie, Muenster 1981

Northwest Visionaries - Mark Tobey, Kenneth Callahan, Morris Graves, Leo Kenney, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston 1981

Müller-Yao, Marguerite Hui, Der Einfluß der Kunst der chinesischen Kalligraphie auf die westliche informelle Malerei, Diss. Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn 1985

Seattle Style, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Carcassonne/Musée Hyacinthe-Rigaud de Perpignan/Musée des Beaux-Arts de Pau/Musée

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec d'Albi/Musée d'Art Contemporain de Dunkerque 1987

Abstract Expressionism. The Critical Developments, Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo 1987

Wege zur Abstraktion / Exploring Abstraction, Galerie Beyeler, Basel 1989

GegenwartEwigkeit. Spuren des Transzendenten in der Kunst unserer Zeit, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin 1990

Kunst als Grenzbeschreitung - John Cage und die Moderne, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Neue Pinakothek München 1992

Les Nymphéas avant et après, Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris 1992/93

Die großen Sammlungen 1 - The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Von Cézanne bis Pollock, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn 1992/93

Abstract Expressionism -  Works on Paper. Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, bearb. v. Mintz Messinger, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York/High Museum of Art, Atlanta 1993

Wege der Moderne - Die Sammlung Beyeler, Staatliche Museen Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Nationalgalerie, Berlin 1993

Wang, Cai-Yong, Die Leere chinesischer Malerei und abendländischeAnnäherungsversuchein den

Bildern von redon, Bissier und Tobey, Diss. Universität Frankfurt/M. 1999 und Frankfurt (Lang)2001

Kunstwelten im Dialog - Von Gauguin zur globalen Gegenwart, Museum Ludwig, Köln 1999/2000

Zen und die westliche Kunst, Museum Bochum 2000

La espiritualidad del vacío / The spirituality of the void, Fundación Bancaja, Valencia 2001

Da Kandinsky a Pollock. La vertigine della non-forma, Museo Cantonale d'Arte Lugano 2001/02

Klänge des Inneren Auges - Mark Tobey, Morris Graves, John Cage, Kunsthalle Bremen 2002

Sounds of the Inner Eye - Mark Tobey, Morris Graves, John Cage, The Museum of Glass, International Center for Contemporary Art, Tacoma 2002

Northwest Mythologies - The Interactions of Mark Tobey, Morris Graves, Kenneth Callahan and Guy Anderson, Tacoma Art Museum 2003

El Expresionismo Abstracto Americano en las Colecciones Españolas, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia 2003/04

Onbegrensd - Unbegrenzt, bearb. v. H. Hachmeister, Roger Raveelmuseum, Machelen 2004

An American Odyssey, 1945-1980. Debating Modernism, Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid 2004

Surreale Welten – Sammlung Scharf-Gerstenberg, Nationalgalerie Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin 2008

Notation – Kalkül und Form in den Künsten, Akademie der Künste Berlin, ZKM Karlsruhe 2008

L’artista viaggiatore,  Museo d’arte della città, Ravenna 2009

The Roundhouse of International Spirits, Kettle’s Yard, University of Cambridge 2009

L’Energia del Luogo, Locarno 2009

Approaching Infinity, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento California 2013

The Art of Writing, Contemporary Art from three cultures, Wiesbaden, Peking 2011

A Window on the World – From Dürer to Mondrian and Beyond, Museo Cantonale d’Arte, Museo d’Arte, Lugano, Fondation de l’Hermitage, Lausanne 2013

Ways to Asia, Hachmeister, Muenster 2013

Nymphéas. L'abstraction américaine et le dernier Monet, Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris 2018



Toomey, T., Mark Tobey, in: The Town Crier, 1. August, Seattle 1931, S. 7-9

Riley, M., Tobey's White Writing, in: The Art Digest 19, Hopewell 1944

Breuning, M., World's Imprint on Seattle's Mark Tobey, in: The Art Digest 26, Hopewell 1951, S. 11

Rexroth, K., Mark Tobey of Seattle, in: Art News 50/3, New York 1951, S. 16-19

Ashton, D., New Japanese Abstract Calligraphy, in: The Art Digest 29, Hopewell 1954

Zervos, C., Mark Tobey, in: Cahiers d'Art 29/2, Paris 1954, S. 260-263

Wankmüller, R., Tachisten in USA, in: Das Kunstwerk 5/IX, Baden-Baden 1955, S. 23-26

Alvard, J., Tobey, in: Cimaise, revue de l'art actuel, deuxième série, numéro 6, Mai, Paris 1955, S. 3-5

Kochnitzky, L., Mark Tobey, in: Quadrum. Revue internationale d'art moderne 4, Brüssel 1957, S. 14-26

Schulz, P., Mark Tobey, in: Das Kunstwerk 11/3, Baden-Baden 1957, S. 24-30

Restany, P., Tobey, in: Cimaise. Art et architecture actuels 5/4, Paris 1958, S. 41

Dorfles, G., I pittori stranieri alla XXIX. Biennale di Venezia, in: Domus. Architettura, arredamento, arte 346, September 1958, S. 15-22

Ashton, D., Mark Tobey à la rondeur parfaite, in: XXe Siècle 12, Paris 1959, S. 66-69

Wiegand, C. von, The Vision of Mark Tobey, in: Arts 33/10, New York 1959, S. 34-41

Courtois, M., Mark Tobey. Des Pictogrammes indiens à la écriture blanche, in: Cahiers du Musée de Poche 1, Paris 1959, S. 58-68

Watt, A., Paris Commentary, in: The Studio 162/842, London 1961, S. 222-224

Fuchs, H., Der Einzelgänger Tobey, in: Blätter + Bilder. Eine Zeitschrift für Dichtung, Musik und Malerei 13, Würzburg 1961

Watt, A., Paris Letter: Mark Tobey, in: Art in America 4, New York 1961, S. 112-114

Chevalier, D., 24 Stunden mit Mark Tobey, in: Das Kunstwerk 5/XV, Baden-Baden 1961, S. 44-49

Chevalier, D., Une Journée avec Mark Tobey, in: Aujourd'hui 33/6, Paris 1961, S. 4-13

Lewino, W., Rencontre avec Mark Tobey, père de l'Ècole du Pacifique, in: Combat, 18. Oktober, Paris 1961

Fried, M., White Writing and Pop Art, in: Arts Magazine 36/7, New York 1962, S. 26-28

Legrand, F.C., Peinture et écriture, in: Quadrum, Nr. 13, 1962, S. 29f.

Restany, P., Mark Tobey. Pragmatism in Calligraphy, in: Cimaise. Art et architecture actuels 9, Paris 1962

Faunce, S.C., Tobey. Painter or Prophet?, in: Art News 61, September 1962, S. 38-41

Mullins, E., Drawing towards what?, in: Apollo 76, September 1962, S. 568

Canaday, J., Vibrant Space of Mark Tobey, in: New York Times Magazine, 9. September 1962, S. 64f.

Tillim, S., Month in Review. Mark Tobey Retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, in: Arts 37, Oktober 1962, S. 48-51

Kramer, H., Art Exhibition at MOMA, in: Nation, 6. Oktober 1962, S. 206f.

Kaufman, B., Mark Tobey. Artist and Thinker, in: Commonweal, 19. Oktober 1962, S. 102f.

Ashton, D., Mark Tobey Exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, in: Arts and Architecture 79, Dezember 1962, S. 6f. du. Kulturelle Monatsschrift 23

(Domizil Schweiz), Zürich 1963

Dienst, R.-G., Informelle Schriften, in: Das Kunstwerk 16, April 1963, S. 5

The Seattle Sketches of Mark Tobey, in: American Artist 27, Mai 1963, S. 56

Gordon, A., Book review of Mark Tobey by William C. Seitz, in: Connoisseur 154, Dezember 1963, S. 247

Two Hundred Years of American Painting, in: St. Louis Museum Bulletin 48, Nr. 1-2, 1964, S. 52

Giese, L.H., Mark Tobey's 1939 Murals for the John A. Baillargeons. A Transition, in: Archives of American Art Journal 23/2, New York 1964, S. 3-12

Christ, D., Zu Mark Tobeys Sagittarious Red. Neuerwerbungen des Basler Kunstmuseums, in: Werk 51, Januar 1964, S. 29-31

Read, H., The Limits of Painting, in: Studio 167, Januar 1964, S. 10

Wright, C., Mark Tobey, Homo Ludens and Humanist, in: Studio International 168, Juli 1964, S. 24-27

Roberts, C., Les expositions de l'etranger. Lettre de New York, in: Aujourd'hui 8, Oktober 1964, S. 53

Willard, C., Drawing Today, in: Art in America 52, Oktober 1964, S. 58

Schmalenbach, W., Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, in: Quadrum, Nr. 19, 1965, S. 168

Seldis, H.J., Exhibition Preview: Pacific Heritage, in: Art in America 53, Februar 1965, S. 27-30

Kepes, G., Art in Science, in: Art in America 53, Oktober-November 1965, S. 87

Russel, J., Mark Tobey. A Master Painter, in: Vogue 53, 1. November, London 1965

Peillex, G., Exposition de monotypes à Lausanne, in: Werk 52, Dezember 1965, S. 288f.

Zimmerman, S., Exhibition at Willard Gallery, in: Arts 40, Januar 1966, S. 57

Schulze-Vellinghausen, A., Tobey, in: Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 18. Februar, Frankfurt 1966

Dienst, R.-G., Mark Tobeys neue, alte Bilderwelt - Zu einer Ausstellung in der Basler Galerie Beyeler, in: Das Kunstwerk 19, März 1966, S. 31

C.H., Ausstellungen Basel: Mark Tobey, Galerie Beyeler 15. Januar bis 10. März, in: Werk 53, März 1966, S. 55

Hoffmann, E., Bissière and Tobey in Amsterdam, in: Burlington Magazine 108, Mai 1966, S. 277-279

Recent Accessions in the American Field, in: Art in America 54, Mai 1966, S. 46

Sutton, D., Cathay, Nirvana, Zen, in: Apollo 84, August 1966, S. 157

Althaus, P.F., Ausstellungen, Bern: Mark Tobey, in: Werk 53, September 1966, S. 221f.

Huggler, M., Mark Tobey - Ansprache zur Eröffnung der Ausstellung in der Kunsthalle Bern am 2. Juli 1966, in: Mitteilungen, Nr. 87, Herbst 1966, S. 1-3

Ammann, J.C., Mark Tobey, in: Werk 53, Dezember 1966, S. 494-500

Accessions of American and Canadian Museums, January-March, 1967, in: Art Quarterly 30, Sommer 1967, S. 174

Ashton, D., USA - Nouvelles explorations de l'espace, in: XXe Siècle, Nr. 28, Juni 1967, S. 8f.

Phillips, M., Monotype, in: Artist's Proof 8, 1968, S. 58

Mark Tobey, in: Insight, Winter-Frühling 1968, S. 6

Conil-Lacoste, M., Présence de Tobey, in: Le Monde, 20. Juni 1968

Butler, J.T., The American Way with Art, in: Connoisseur 169, September 1968, S. 67

Grafly, D., Painter's Palette Unites Antiquity and Space Age, in: Philadelphia Sunday Bulletin, 9. Februar 1969

Hentzen, A., Erwerbungen für die Gemälde-Galerie und die Sammlung neuerer Plastik der Kunsthalle Hamburg in den Jahren 1968 und 1969, in: Jahrbuch der Hamburger Kunstsammlungen 14, Nr. 15, 1970, S. 266

Russel, J., Mark Tobey in Basel, in: Art in America 58/6, New York 1970, S. 134-136

College Museum Notes: New Accessions at Iowa, in: Art Journal 29, Sommer 1970, S. 444f.

News and Notes: Mark Tobey, in: Studio International 180, Oktober 1970, S. 120

Russell, J., Mark Tobey in Basel, in: Art in America 58, November 1970, S. 134-136

Russell, J., Tobey at 80, in: Art News 69, Dezember 1970, S. 43-45

Seattle's Pride, in: Apollo 92, Dezember 1970, S. 491f.

Jehle, W., Galerie Beyeler, Basel: Ausstellung, in: Werk 58, Februar 1971, S. 144

Expositions - Etats-Unis, in: Gazette des Beaux-Arts 77, April 1971, S. 15

Pfeiffer, G., Gonzales und Tobey, in: Das Kunstwerk 24, Mai 1971, S. 48f.

Expositons - Etats-Unis, in: Gazette des Beaux-Arts 78, Juli-September 1971, S. 22

Frackman, N., Mark Tobey at the Whitney, in: Arts 46, November 1971, S. 57

Muller, W.K., Prints and Multiples, in: Arts 46, Dezember 1971, S. 29

Koenig, J.F., Ouverture sur le Pacifique: L'Ecole de Seattle, in: Information & Documents, Nr. 314, Januar 1972

Mark Tobey, in: Art Journal 31, Frühling 1972, S. 302

Volboudt, P., La ruée vers l'espace, in: XXe Siècle, Nr. 40, Juni 1973

Kuh, K., Through the Eyes of Mark Tobey, in: Saturday Review World, 11. September 1973, S. 84f.

Alloway, L., The View from the Twentieth Century, in: Artforum 12, Januar 1974, S. 43-45

Mereuta, J., Mark Tobey, in: Arta 23/11, Bukarest 1976, S. 28f.

Hoffmann, F., Mark Tobey's Paintings of New York, in: Artforum 17/8, Denville 1979, S. 24-29

Wehr, W.C., Conversations with Mark Tobey, in: Northwest Arts, 27. Juli 1979

Rathbone, E., The Role of Music in the Development of Mark Tobey's Abstract Style, in: Arts Magazine 58, New York 1983, S. 94-100

Saure, W., Zur Kunst von Mark Tobey, in: Die Kunst 11, München 1984, S. 848-853

Seibel, C., Mark Tobey - Approches réitérées, in: L'Ire des Vents, Nr. 13-14, März 1986, S. 209-216

Mayer-Berdjis, H., Mark Tobey, in: Tempora 19, Hofheim 1991, S. 41-45

Passoni, F., Mark Tobey e la scrittura bianca, in: Terzoocchio 17/3, Bologna 1991, S. 29-31

Cooper, P., Mark Tobey, in: The Dictionary of Art, London 1996, Bd. 31, S. 67f.

Kreul, A., Mark Tobey. Der Schwan von Tuonela, in: Kunsthalle Bremen. Meisterwerke. Gemälde, Skulpturen und Neue Medien, Bremen 1998, Bd. 1, S. 314f.

Lobmeyr, M., Mark Tobey und seine Bilder, in: Tempora 26, Hofheim 1998, S. 16-21

Bärmann, M., Between Worlds. Mark Tobey, der Verborgene unter den großen Modernen, in: Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Nr. 264, 11./12. November 2000, S. 85

Meinhardt, J., Mark Tobey - Inneres Betrachten. Graphische Sammlung in der Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, 4.5.-24.6.2001, in: Kunstforum International, Bd. 155, Juni-Juli 2001, S. 402f.

Puvogel, R., Klänge des Inneren Auges - Mark Tobey, Morris Graves, John Cage. Kunsthalle Bremen, 10.2.-14.4.2002, in: Kunstforum International, Bd. 160, Juni-Juli 2002, S. 373-376

Fronz, H.-D., Claude Monet ... bis zum digitalen Impressionismus. Fondation Beyeler, Riehen bei Basel, 28.3.-4.8.2002, in: Kunstforum International, Bd. 160, Juni-Juli 2002, S. 426-428

Anfam, David, Mark Tobey, Venice and Andover, in: The Burlington Magazine, November 2017,  p.942-943

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