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Haden Guest, Anthony. “How Philip Pearlstein lead a revival in realist art”, Spears, May 1

Boggio, Sara. “Philip Pearlstein”, Arte Italy, March 2018

“Philip Pearlstein Paintings – 1990-2017”, The Week (UK), February 17

Bowes, Cassandra. “Philip Pearlstein”, Gallery Day, February 13

Hubbard, Sue. “Salon 004:Philip Pearlstein Paintings 1990-2017”, Elephant, February 1

Teodorczuk, Tom. “Philip Pearlstein, 93, on the moment money revolutionized the art market and created a rift with Andy Warhol”, Market Watch, January 18

Martinique, Elena. “Twenty Years of Philip Pearlstein’s Nudes at Saatchi Gallery”, Widewalls, January 18

Gauthier, Jasmine. “.Work; Fifty Years of Nudes in a Room”, .Cent Magazine, January 18

Turner, Jethro. “A Q&A with Painter Philip Pearlstein”, Purple Diary, January 18

“Philip Pearlstein: Paintings 1990-2017-Salon at Saatchi”, Art Matter, January 18

Cook, William. “The artist who lived with war and Warhol”, Spectator Life, January 18

“Le Mostre di Febrraio”, Marie Claire Maison Italia, January 18

“Presentation of works by the revered American artist Philip Pearlstein opens at Saatchi Gallery’s SALON”, Artdaily, January 18

Sanderson, David. “Philip Pearlstein artist who stands the test of time”, The Times, January 17

“Stand up! Stand up!”, The Times, January 17

Spicer, Emily. “Philip Pearlstein: Paintings 1990-2017”, Studio International, January 17

Lucie-Smith, Edward. “Philip Pearlstein: The American Lucian Freud’s Triumphant London Exhibition”, Artlyst, January 17

“Salon 004: Philip Pearlstein: Paintings 1990-2017”, Artnet, January 17

“Philip Pearlstein”, Wall Street International Magazine, January 16

“Philip Pearlstein – Leading American figurative painter exhibited, Saatchi Gallery”, Artlyst, January 10

Hutton, Belle. “Brilliant things to do in January”, Anothermag, January 2


George, Joseph. “Art: Renowned realist exhibits in Harrisburg” The Sentinel, March 22

Aubrey, Dan. “Philip Pearlstein’s Rules – For Himself and Eye” Princeton Info, February 21

Wida, Erica Chayes. “Honoring the Work of a Mentor: Celebrating the Legacy of Philip Pearlstein at the Paul Robeson Center”, January 20

Purcell, Janet. “Fine Arts: Must-see exhibit in Princeton”, January 18


McKenzie, Janet. “Philip Pearlstein: ‘I decided I didn’t want to express other artists’ ideas any longer. I wanted to paint what was in front of me'”, Studio InternationalNovember 4

Ayers, Robert. “At Ease with G.I. Pearlstein: Philip Pearlstein Captures WWII on Paper at Betty Cuningham”ARTnews, October 5, 2016

Shwabsky, Barry “Pearlstein | Warhol | Cantor: From Pittsburgh to New York”Art Forum, April

Breslin, Ed. “Pearlstein, Warhol, Cantor: from Carnegie Tech to New York” The Brooklyn Rail.

Gopnik, Blake. “At Betty Cuningham, Philip Pearlstein Gets to Warhol’s Pop Icons First”ARTnews, January


Tabachnik, Toby. “Exhibition highlights friendship, art of Pearlstein, Warhol, Cantor” The Jewish Chronicle.

Gopnik, Blake. “At the Warhol Museum, Dorothy Cantor’s Art Is in Touch with It’s Time and Place” ArtNetNews

Carrier, David. “Pearlstein/Warhol/Cantor: From Pittsburgh to New York” The Brooklyn Rai

Klein, Barbara. “Before They Were Famous” Carnegie Magazine

Shaw, Kurt. “Creative Alliance: Pearlstein, Warhol, Cantor formed bond at Carnegie Tech.” TribLIVE, June 20.

Shaw, Kurt. “Creative Alliance: Pearlstein, Warhol, Cantor formed bond at Carnegie Tech.” Pittsburgh Tribune Review, June 21.

Thomas, Mary. “Art review: ‘Pearlstein, Warhol, Cantor,’ an exhibition of Pittsburgh greats, is full of surprises” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Parks, John A. “Philip Pearlstein: The Late Work” The Artists Magazine


Berlind, Robert. “ArtSeen”, Brooklyn Rail, March.


Belcove, Julie L., “Working Practive: Philip Pearlstein at Betty Cuningham”Introspective Magazine, Feb

Bennett Lennie, “In Retrospect”Tampa Bay Times, March 17, pp. 1L, 4L-5L

McClemont, Doug. “Philip Pearlstein” ArtNews. P. 95 + Cover

Kuspit, Donald, “Philip Pearlstein”, Art Forum, May, pp. 330-331


Johnson, Ken. The New York Times. July 27


Dunne, Susan. Nude Studies By Philip Pearlstein at CCSU, The Hartford Courant, Oct. 21

Boucher, Brian. told by Pearlstein, Philip “Being There: Philip Pearlstein”, Art in America, Sept. p. 57

Ekperigin, Naomi. “Philip Pearlstein: A Champion of Watercolor”American Artist, Spring, pp. 79-81


Mac Adam, Alfred. “Philip Pearlstein and Al Held”ARTnews, April, p. 106

Smith, Roberta. “Friends for Whom Space was the Place”The New York Times, Feb. 10, pp. C1, C7

Bui, Phong. “Pearlstein/Held: Five Decades”The Brooklyn Rail, February, p. 58

Goodrich, John. “Pearlstein/Held: Five Decades” City Arts, January 12

Panero, James. “Gallery Chronicle”The New Criterion, p. 56

Books & Catalogues


Betty Cuningham Catalogue, Philip Pearlstein, Today. Betty Cuningham Gallery, New York, NY


Coppel, Stephen, Catherine Daunt and Susan and Tallman, The American Dream, Pop to the Present, The British Museum, London, United Kingdom, p.212-213


Della Monica, Lauren P., Bodies of Work, Contemporary Figurative Painting, Schiffer


Sims, Patterson, Philip Pearlstein’s People, Places and Things, Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg, FL, cat.33 p.51.


Weatherspoon Art Museum: 70 Years of Collecting (exhibition catalogue) Weatherspoon Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC. p. 138, illus. p. 139 [Reproduction ofFemale Model in Red Robe on a Wrought Iron Bench, 1972]

Films & Video


Philip Pearlstein’s People, Places and Things | Museum of Fine Art, St. Petersburg, ES Creative Studios


Philip Pearlstein: Naked Vision, Underbelly Films

Reviews & Publications


Anderson-Spivy, Alexandra. 2009. “Good Old Boys artnet

Johnson, Ken. 2009. “Naked!” The New York Times  

Johnson, Ken. “It Is What It Is: Portraits of the Human Figure”The New York Times, January 7, pp. C1, C9

Heuer, Megan. “Philip Pearlstein”, ARTnews, January, pp. 124, 126

Fugate, Roberta. “Artistic Approach”New Jersey Herald, January 5, front page

Wyman, Chris. “A Story of Friends, Finesse and Fine Art” AIM Sussex County. January 2009


Genocchio, Benjamin. “From Artist’s Palette, the Dynamic and Unexpected”, The New York Times, Nov. 28

Bischoff, Dan. “The Human Nude as Object: Paintings by Philip Pearlstein”, The Star Ledger, Oct. 28

Rosenberg, Karen. “Philip Pearlstein”, The New York Times, July 18

Cohen, David. “”Philip Pearlstein, Then and Now”,

Cohen, David. “Objectifying the Nude”, The New York Sun, July 3, Section II, pp. 13, 18

Duckers, Tanja. “Der Amerikanische Freund” Frankfurter Rundschau, October 2008, pp. cover, 28-29

Parks, John A. “An Unrelenting Gaze: The Drawings of Philip Pearlstein”, American Artist: Drawing, Winter

Gefter, Philip. “Keeping it Real”, Art + Auction, January, pp. 82-91


“Philip Pearlstein: New Paintings” Primetime A&E

Beale, Craig. 2007. “Philip Pearlstein: Famous American Painter Exhibit at Stony Brook” The Stony Brook Statesman

Genocchio, Benjamin. 2007. “Ready, Set, Art!” The New York Times.

Hetherington, Sarah. 2007. “A Presidential Portrait has a unique place in U of C history” Chicago Maroon 

Budick, Ariella. “Philip Pearlstein’s Bare Essentials”Newsday, November 11

Genocchio, Benjamin. “A Super Realist turns his Attention to Detail”The New York Times, October

Leffingwell, Edward. “Philip Pearlstein at Betty Cuningham Gallery”Art in America, October, p. 211

Wyndham, Constance. “Philip Pearlstein”, Artnews, Summer, pp. 194, 195

Kalm, James. “Philip Pearlstein”The Brooklyn Rail, May, p. 31

Kimmelman, Michael. “Philip Pearlstein”, Art Review, The New York Times, April 13, p. E34

Cohen, David. “The Realist World”The New York Sun, April 9, p. 13

Finch, Charlie. “Peculiar Pearls”, April 10

Leydier, Richard. “La Verite Optique de Philip Pearlstein”artpress, March, pp. 34 – 40


Henning, Sarah. “The Painting’s the Thing”, The Wave, March 23, p. 3-5

Maine, Stephen. “Philip Pearlstein at Betty Cuningham” Art in America, January, p. 110-111


Ayers, Robert. “Philip Pearlstein”, Artnews, November, p. 178-180

Robinson, Heather, “Philip Pearlstein”, New York Press, October 12-18, Vol.18, Issue 41

Naves, Mario. “Philip Pearlstein: a Drab Hand Flaunts a Keen Eccentric Streak” The New York Observer, October 3, p. 22

Cohen, David. “Philip Pearlstein, Betty Cuningham Gallery” The New York Sun, September 22, p. 14

Bui, Phong. Interview “Philip Pearlstein in Conversation with Phong Bui” The Brooklyn Rail, September, pp. 12-13

Mullarkey, Maureen. “Philip Pearlstein: Paintings from the 60’s”, The New York Sun, April 14, p. 17

Grant, Daniel. “Broadening Pearlstein’s Market”, Artnews, April, p. 78

Grant, Daniel. “Pearlstein’s Art Attracts a ‘Sophisticated Public'”Artnews, March

Merli, Melissa. “State of the Art to open” The News Gazette, February 20


Yezzi, David. “A conversation with Philip Pearlstein.” Interview. The New Criterion, December, p.19-23

Panero, James. “Gallery Chronicle,” The New Criterion, October, p.53-5

Viebrock, Susan. “Telluride Gallery of Fine Art honors iconic painter Pearlstein”. Telluride Daily Planet, Telluride, CO. July 23

Covington, Elizabeth. “No Agony or distortion in the Realism of Pearlstein”. The Telluride Watch, Telluride, CO. July 26

Cobolli, Nicoletta. “La pittura colta. Nei segreti della raccolta Caggiano”. Arte, May. P. 150, illus. [Color reproduction of Bamboo Lounge and Navaho Blanket, 1997]

McKown, Rich. “Concord Art Association/Concord, MA: Philip  Pearlstein, “ Art New England (April/May 2004)p. 26

Panero, James.” Armchair adventures [Exhibits].” The New Criterion, February, p. 56-8

Cohen, David. “Philip Pearlstein: Recent Paintings” The New York Sun, January 29


“Bruce Museum Exhibit: Unveiling the Great American Nudes.” Greenwich Time, June 10.

Kimmelman, Michael. “IN THE STUDIO WITH: Philip Pearlstein. Real Flesh, Not Perfect or Prurient.” The New York Times, May 24, pp. E33, 41, illus. [Color reproductions of Mickey Mouse Puppet Theater, Jumbo Jet and Kiddie Tractor with Two Models, 2002, pp. 33, 41].

Yablonsky, Linda. “Philip Pearlstein’s Deadpan Cool”. Artnews, v. 101 no. 11 December, p. 102-5  

Kino, Carol. “Philip Pearlstein at Robert Miller.” Art in America, January, pp. 102-103, illus. [Male and Female Models with Balloon Chair and Old African Drum, 2000, reproduced in color, p. 103].

“National Spotlight.” THE Magazine (Santa Fe, NM), August, p. 47, illus. [Reproduction of Model with Empire State Building, Day, 1992, p. 47.]

Brown, Neal. “Philip Pearlstein” (Book Review). Modern Painters v. 15 no. 2, Summer, p. 127


Hammond, Ruth. “The Naked Truth about Nudity. Drawing the Nude Is Basic Training for Artists.” Carnegie Mellon Magazine, vol. 19, no. 4, Summer, pp. 21-22, illus. [Two Models with Fan in Front, 2000, reproduced in color, p. 24].

Hertenstein, Barbara. “All For One Cause Eight Collections Form One Celebration to Benefit a New Forum for Contemporary Art Building.” St. Louis Post Dispatch, April 5, p. 1. 

Hughes, Robert. “The Arts & Media: Most Artists, One Imagines, Dream of Achieving a Great Late Style.” Time, January 17, p. 44.

Johnson, Ken. “Philip Pearlstein.” The New York Times, April 6, p. E38.

Kuspit, Donald. “The Puritan Body.”, March 24, illus. [Reproductions of Two Models with Fan in Front, 2000; Two Nudes with Banner Weathervane, 1996; Iron Bed and Plastic Chair, 1999; Two Female Models with Model of Tall Ship, 2000; Model with Dreadlocks and White House as Bird House, 2000; Model with Green Bench and Harness Racer, 1999; Mickey Mouse, White House as Bird House, Male and Female Models, 2001).

Morelli, Francesca Romana. La figurea e il mestiere, Il Giornale dell’Arte, no. 199, May

Landi, Ann. “Philip Pearlstein.” Artnews, June, p. 129, illus. [Two Models with Fan in Front, 2000, reproduced in color, p. 129.]

Milani, Joanne. “Gallery Glimpses.” The Tampa Tribune, February 2, 2001, p. 11.

Naves, Mario. “The Most Objective Portraitist in New York.” The New York Observer, April 23, p. 16.

Sciaccaluga, Maurizio. “Philip Pearlstein. Nudi da scommessa.” Arte, February, no. 329, pp. 96-102, illus. [Reproductions of Two Models on Navaho Rug – One with Feet Up, 1999, pp. 96-97; Model with Green Bench and Harness Racer, 1999, p. 98; Male & Female Models, Navaho Blanket & White House as Bird House, 1999, pp. 98-99; Iron Bed and Plastic Chair, 1999, p. 100; Study for Model with Superman, 1998, p. 101].

Shaw-Eagle, Joanna. “The Face of Change; Director Alan Fern Created New Image of Portrait Gallery.” The Washington Times, February 26, p. D1.

Teachout, Terry. “Amid Bad Weather & Blah News, A Bright Idea.” The Washington Post, February 4, p. G14.

Worth, Alexi. “Philip Pearlstein: Robert Miller Gallery”. Artforum v. 40 no. 1 September, p. 192

Zeaman, John. “Galleries Let Down Their Airs.” The Record (Bergen County, NJ), February 23, p. 29.


Chandler, Mary Voelz. “Almost a Female Show.” Denver Rocky Mountain News, April 21, p. D11.

Books & Catalogues


“Reflections/Refractions: Self-Portraiture in the Twentieth Century,” edited by Reaves, Wendy Wick. Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, Washington, D.C., in cooperation with Rowman&Littlefield Publ. Inc. pp. 174-75 ill.p.174 [Reproduction of Self-portrait, 1996]

Sandler, Irving. Pearlstein/Held, essay, Betty Cuningham Gallery, New York, NY


Schall, Jan and Storr, Robert. Sparks! The William T. Kemper Collecting Initiative at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO, p. 32, ill. p. 42 [Reproduction ofTwo Models from the Other Side of the Easel, 1984]

McKinnon, E. Luanne. Corps Exquis, Fragments from a History of the Human Form ca. 1585 –2006 (exhibition catalogue), Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College, Winter Park, FL, ill. [Reproduction of Two Reclining Nudes on a Rug, 1970] 

Finkelstein, Louis. Edited with a foreword by Mindy Aloff. “The Unpicturelikeness of Pollock, Soutine and Others: Selected Writings and Talks”, p. 70, 78, ill. p. 84 [Reproduction of Female Model on a Ladder, 1976]

“Visions: Selections from the James T. Dyke Collection of Contemporary Drawings,” (exhibition catalogue) Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR, p.17 illus. [Reproduction of “Two Models”, 1960]


The 182nd Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, (exhibition catalogue) National Academy Museum, New York, NY. p. 162, illus. [Reproduction of Model with Two Cement Flamingos, 2005]

Auping, Michael. “30 Years, Interviews and Outtakes”, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, in association with Prestel Publishing. Interview, pp. 237–242, ill. p. 238 [Reproduction of Female Model on Ladder, 1976]


Blanton Museum of Art, American Art Since 1900, edited by Carlozzi, Annette DiMeo, and Baum, Kelly; Blanton Museum of Art, the University of Texas at Austin, TX, pp. 240-41, ill. p. 240 [Reproduction of Two Nudes, 1964]


Between Perception & Invention: Three Generations of Figurative Artists, (exhibition catalogue) Sharon Arts Gallery, Peterborough, NY. pp. 18, 19. Illus. [Reproduction of Two Models with Shoeshine Stool and Examination Chair, 1986].

Kimmelman, Michael, The Accidental Masterpiece: On the Art of Life and Vice Versa. New York: The Penguin Press. The Art of Staring Productively at Naked Bodies. pp. 149-173 [b/w ill. pp. 173 of Mickey Mouse Puppet Theater, Jumbo Jet and Kiddie Tractor with Two Models, 2002]

Disegno, The One Hundred and Eighth Annual Exhibition, National Academy, New York, NY. Illus. [Color reproduction of Two Models and Bentwood Rocker, 2003, unfinished]


Philip Pearlstein (exhibition catalogue), Galerie Haas & Fuchs, Berlin, Germany; Galerie Haas AG, Zurich, Switzerland

Lucie-Smith, Edward and Caggiano, Massimo. Philip Pearlstein. Rome, Italy: Ed. Il Polittico.

Brizzi, Arnaldo Romani. Le Cento Mostre, in Cento – Le Figure de il Polittico, Rome, Italy: Ed. Il Polittico, illus. [Color reproduction of Model with Model of Tall Ship, 1999]

Lucie-Smith, Edward; Riva, Alessandro and Brizzi, Arnaldo Romani, Per Amore. La Racolta Caggiano, Edizioni Il Polittico per il Comune di Salerno, Roma. Illus. [Color reproduction of Bamboo Lounge and Navaho Blanket, 1997] p.46

La Odisea Americana, 1945-1980 el debate de la modernidad, Circolo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spain

Beatrice, Luca. Il corpo nella cultura contemporanea, in Il Nudo, fra ideale e realita. Ed. Artificio Skira, Galleria d’Arta Moderna, Bologna, Italy. p.89, illus. [Color reproduction of Two Female Nudes, 1964, p.203]

Siciliano, Enzo. Epifania del Nudo, in Nudo. Galleria Forni, Bologna, Italy. Ilus. [Color reproduction of Punch on a ladder #2, 1996] p.47


Morgan, Dahlia, and Roni Feinstein. American Art Today: Faces & Figures (exhibition catalogue). Miami: The Art Museum at Florida International University, pp. 6, 9, 23, illus. [Mickey Mouse, Whitehouse as Birdhouse, Male and Female Models, 2002, reproduced, p. 23.]


Storr, Robert. Philip Pearlstein Since 1983. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.


Alvarez, Desirée. “The Model as Painter and Painted.” Denver Quarterly. Denver: University of Denver, pp. 81-86, illus. [Japanese Robe and Carousel Ostrich, 1994, reproduced on cover].

Anderson, Maxwell. Whitney. American Visionaries: Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art.New York: Whitney Museum of American Art and Harry N. Abrams, p. 236, illus. [Reproduction ofFemale Model on Oriental Rug with Mirror, 1968, p. 236].

Bowman, Russell. “Philip Pearlstein.” Artists of the Commonwealth. Realism in Pennsylvania Painting 1950 – 2000 (exhibition catalogue).  Loretto, PA: Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, pp. 48-49, illus. [Two Nudes with Animal Marionettes, 1988, reproduced in color, p. 49].

Butler, Tom, Les Reker, and George Adams. Abstract Expressionism and the New American Realism: Paintings by Jack Beal and Philip Pearlstein (exhibition catalogue). Columbus, GA: The Columbus Museum, illus. [Reproductions of Model with Horn Chair, 1990, p. 10; Boulder, 1958, p. 11; Zeppelin and Horses #1, 1995, and Ravine, 1953, both p. 12; Two Models with Shoeshine Stool and Examination Chair, 1986, p. 13; Palatine #4, 1959, and Positano #2, 1961, both p. 14; Sepik River Triptych, 1995, p. 15].

Lucie-Smith, Edward. “Il Polittico – Dieci anni / Il Polittico – Ten Years.” Festa di compleanno. Hermann Albert, Carlos Forns Bada, John Kirby, Philip Pearlstein (exhibition catalogue). Rome: Edizioni Il Polittico, illus. [Two Nudes, Rabbit Marionette, 1997, and Punch on a Ladder #3, 1996, reproduced in color.]

Mannisto, Glen. “The Figure Made Full.” Figuratively Literal: Contemporary Paintings from Metro-Detroit Collections (exhibition catalogue). Detroit: Wayne State University, illus. [Reproductions of Male & Female Models with Cirus Poster & Bambino, 1990, & Two Figures with Bronze Statue, 1988, unpaginated].

Nasr, Laili. Faces of America: The Exhibition at Spaso House (Moscow) (exhibition catalogue). Vienna: Art in Embassies Program, pp. 44-45, illus. [Artists’ Daughters, 1967, reproduced in color, p. 45].

Nawrocki, Dennis Alan. “Philip Pearlstein.” Three Decades of Contemporary Art: The Dr. John & Rose M. Shuey Collection (exhibition catalogue). Bloomfield Hills, MI: Cranbrook Art Museum, pp. 78-79, illus. [Color reproduction of Female Model Reclining of Red and Black American Bedspread, 1976, p. 79].


Cash, Sarah, and Terrie Sultan. American Treasures of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. New York: Abbeville Press, p. 211, illus. [Reproduction of Reclining Nude on Green Couch, 1971, p. 211].

Fineberg, Jonathan. Art Since 1940: Strategies of Being, Second Edition. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, pp. 162, 166, 169, 251, illus. [Reproduction of Two Female Models with Drawing Table, 1973, plate 6.30, p. 167.]

Prendeville, Brendan. Realism in the 20th Century Painting. New York: Thames & Hudson Inc., pp. 172-173, illus. [Female Nude on Platform Rocker, 1978, reproduced, plate 153, p. 172].

Robertson, Jean, and Craig McDaniel. Painting as a Language. Material, Technique, Form, Content. New York: Harcourt College Publishers, pp. 134, 135, 146, 153, illus. [Reproduction of Punch on a Ladder #3, 1996, Figure 7-3, p. 136].

Wei, Lilly, Alexi Worth, and John Yau. The Figure: Another Side of Modernism (exhibition catalogue). Staten Island, NY: Snug Harbor Cultural Center, pp. 107, 225, illus. [Reproduction of Nude on Kilim Rug, 1969, reproduced in color, p. 107.]

Reviews & Publications


Abbe, Mary. “Color, Exotic Motifs Brighten Show; Seven Twin Cities Galleries Feature a Wide Range of Imagery. ”Minneapolis Star Tribune, January 28, p. E6.

Adams, Brookes. “The Art of Assemblage.” Interior Design, August, vol. 70, no. 10, pp. 124-133, illus. [Nude Reclining on Brown Drape, 1970, reproduced, p. 130].

“Complex Relationships.” Palm Beach Society, March 18.

Levine, Angela. “Metropolitan Images.” Jerusalem Post, May 28, p. B14.

“Meet Me at the Ringling Museum: New Art, Experiences and Excitement All Year Long.” Sarasota Magazine, November 1, vol. 22, pp. 17-23. Polanski, G. Jurek. “Surviving Modernism: The Narrative Figure: Philip Pearlstein, Ruth Weisberg, Leon Golub, Margaret Lazzari.”, October 12, illus. [Reproduction of Two Nudes, Eames Chair, 1997.]

Richard, Paul. “Saving Face: Museums Give New Respect to Portraiture.” Minneapolis Star Tribune, September 12, p. F13.

Schwan, Gary. “Painter Recalls His 15 Minutes With Warhol.” The Palm Beach Post, February 25, p. E1.


“Arts Watch.” Denver Rocky Mountain News, December 23, p. D9.

“Book Promotion Near Rothko Show Unintentional.” Minneapolis Star Tribune, November 8, p. F4.

Dagen, Philippe. “Arrangements Anatomiques.” Connaissance des Arts, November, p. 24. Knutson, Lawrence L. “Young Artists, Writers Welcomed at White House.” AP Online, June 19.

Sciaccaluga, Maurizio. “Chiamatelo Godzilla (Call It Godzilla).” Tema Celeste, October – December, pp. 42-51, illus. [reproduction of Sepik River Triptych, 1995, p. 45].

Wilson, Ellen S. “Philip Pearlstein: World War II Drawings.” Carnegie Magazine Online, October, illus.


Aehl, John. “Print Power – Madison Print Club Celebrates 25 Years of Collecting Quality Prints.” Wisconsin State Journal, March 9, p. F1.

Bourdon, David. “Up Close and Impersonal.” Art In America, May, p.94 – 97.

Chollet, Laurence. “Casting a Critical Eye on America’s Art.” The Record (Bergen County, NJ), May 25, p. Y1.

Daniel, Jeff. “A Big, Fresh Whopper of a Show Artists at Elliot Smith Transcend Temptations of Nostalgia for Pop’s Good Old Days.” St. Louis Post-Dispatch, August 21, p. 23.


Abbe, Mary. “Artfully, They Dispose of Their Last Remains.” Minneapolis Star Tribune, April 21, p. F4.

Grossman, Ron. “Picture-napper’s musings taunt U. of C.” Chicago Tribune, Wednesday, May 29, Section 1, p. 1, 16.

Fidler, Eric. “Stolen Portrait Has University Seeing Red: Some Officials Call Theft and Expensive, Foolish Joke.” The Dallas Morning News, June 2, p. A12.

Kuspit, Donald. “Taking Refuge in Humanism: Troubling Views of Erwin Panofsky, the Great German-Born Art Historian.” Forward, August 2, Volume C, No. 31,091, p.9.

Levine, Angela. “The Realist Option.” Jerusalem Post, May 31, p. 30.

Lobel, Michael. “Warhol’s Closet: (Andy Warhol) (We’re Here: Gay and Lesbian Presence in Art and Art History).” Art Journal, December 1, vol. 55, p. 42-50.

New York Newsday, Friday, July 19, Weekend Guide, Part 2Q, p. B24.

Smith, Roberta. “Portraits of the Artists (With Clothes).” New York Times, Friday, July 19, Weekend, Section C, p. 28.

Diehl, Carol. “Birds, beads & banner stones; Twelve artists describe their personal collections”. Artnews  v. 95, Summer, p. 76-80+


“Choices What’s Hot Around Town.” Newsday, March 17, p. B2.

Karmel, Pepe. “Art in Review: Also of Note, Philip Pearlstein.” The New York Times, March 3, p. C21.

Kuspit, Donald. “Philip  Pearlstein [Robert Miller Gallery]”. Artforum v. 33, May, p. 97-8

Martell, Chris. “Devouring Artwork Through Cuisine – Restaurateurs Unveil Culinary Creations Inspired by Artists.” Wisconsin State Journal, February 12, p. F1.

McGee, Celia. “Portraiture is Back, But, My, It’s Changed.” January 1, section 2, p. 1, 35.

Miller, Donald. “Philip Pearlstein: An American Master of Realism and a Part-Time Windsurfer.” Carnegie Mellon Magazine, vol. 14, no. 2, Winter, pp. 12-16 and cover.

_________. “Pearlstein Exhibition Much More Than Nudes.” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 18.


Adlmann, Jan Ernst. Review. THE magazine, August, p. 79. F., J. “Afrique/Occident: Retour aux Artists.” Connaissance des Arts, June, no. 507, pp. 88-97.

Haas, Richard. “When the Artist Hears the Call of Collecting.” The New York Times, April 29, pp. C1, C16.

Hakanson Colby, Joy. “Figure painter Philip Pearlstein shapes a unique view of nudes.” The Detroit News, May 27, p. 4C.

Kimmelman, Michael. “Looking for the Magic in Painting.” The New York Times, October 21, p. C1, C28.

Liebmann, Lisa. “Africa, At the Source.” The New York Times Magazine, July 10, pp. 46-48.

Miro, Marsha. “Pearlstein’s nudes share new settings.” Detroit Free Press, June 5.

Pardee, Hearne. “Review,” Artnews v. 93 January, p. 156-7

Rose, Joan. “Creating the illusion of realism.” The Honolulu Advertiser, August 21, p. G8.

Tannenbaum, Judith. “C is for Contemporary Art Curator: Curiosity, Contradiction, Collaboration, Challenge.”Art Journal, September 22, vol. 53, p. 47-53.

Vogel, Carol. “Inside Art: A Painter Moves On.” The New York Times, March 25, p. C27.


Bass, Ruth. “Philip Pearlstein, Hirschl & Adler Modern.” Artnews, February, p.105-6

Holman, Rhonda. “A Talent Unveiled.” The Wichita Eagle, section C, March 5, p. C1, 2C.

Nochlin, Linda. “Philip Pearlstein: Portrait of Linda Nochlin and Richard Pommer.” Artforum, September, p. 142-143, 204.

Yablonsky, Linda. “Philip Pearlstein, Hirschl & Adler Modern.” February, p.98


Glueck, Grace. “Gallery Watch.” The New York Observer, November 30.

Russell, John. “An Artist Looks at Other People’s Paintings.” The New York Times, August 9, pp. H29, H31.

Zeaman, John. “1992 Summer Preview.” The Record (Bergen County, NJ), May 24, p. E8.


Adams, Brooks. “Philip Pearlstein at Hirschl & Adler Modern.” Art in America, July, p. 121-122.

Newhall, Edith. “Philip Pearlstein, Hirschl & Adler Modern.” Artnews, May, p. 146, 149.

Perl, Jed. “Review [Hirschl & Adler Modern]” The New Criterion, May, p.57-9

Snodgrass, S. “Review” [Compass Rose Gallery]  New Art Examiner, September, p. 40-1

Zeaman, John. “In a Formal Show, a Few Welcome Surprises.” The Record (Bergen County, NJ), April 12, p. 13.


Koether, Jutta. “Review”. Artforum, v. 28, arch, p. 174

Books & Catalogues


Arthur, John. Green Woods & Crystal Waters: The American Landscape Tradition (exhibition catalogue). Tulsa: The Philbrook Museum of Art, pp. 37-38, 49, 121, 159, 168, illus. [Reproduction of Grand Canyon – Moran Point, 1975, p. 49.]

Fine, Ruth, Raymond Hernández-Durán, and Mark Pascale. Contemporary American Realist Drawings. The Jalane and Richard Davidson Collection at The Art Institute of Chicago (exhibition catalogue). Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, pp. 1, 9, 14, 15, 20, 40, 53, 66, 67, 127, 3 illus. [Philip Pearlstein, 1979 by Theo Wujcik, reproduced, pl. 36, p. 53; Nude Sitting on a Chair, 1975, reproduced, pl. 55, p. 66; Male and Female Models on Iron Stool and Bench, 1976, reproduced, pl. 56, p. 67.]

Phillips, Lisa. The American Century: Art & Culture 1950-2000 (exhibition catalogue). New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, pp. 259, 260, illus. [Female Model on Oriental Rug with Mirror, 1968, reproduced in color, p. 259].

Tobler, Jay, ed. The American Art Book. London: Phaidon Press Limited, p. 337. [Model with Crossed Legs and Luna Park Lion, 1998, reproduced p. 337].


Bruce, Chris. “Some Thoughts on Landscapes.” Landscapes (exhibition brochure). Seattle: Meyerson & Nowinski. Cowart, Jack, Linda Simmons, and Terrie Sultan. The Forty-Fifth Biennial: The Corcoran Collects, 1907-1998(exhibition catalogue). Washington, DC: The Corcoran Gallery of Art. [reproduction of Reclining Nude on Green Couch, 1971, p. 65.]

Kuspit, Donald. Extensions – Aspects of the Figure (exhibition catalogue). West Hartford, CT: Joseloff Gallery, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, pp. 40-41. [reproduction of Two Nudes, Rabbit Marionette, 1997, p. 41].

Ruhrberg, Karl, Manfred Schneckenburger, Christiane Fricke, Klaus Honnef. Art of the 20th Century. 2 vols. Ingo F. Walther, ed. Cologne: Taschen, pp. 334-335, 784-785, illus. [Female Nude in an Armchair, 1977-78, p. 334].

Sandler, Irving. Philip Pearlstein: World War II Drawings (exhibition brochure). Pittsburgh, PA: Carnegie Museum of Art. [reproduction of Barracks, 1944; Italian Beggars and American Ice Cream Eaters (Rome), 1945].


Brizzi, Arnaldo Romani, and Maite Carpio. Philip Pearlstein: Nudi in interni. Rome: Edizioni Il Polittico.


Emerich, Luis Carlos. Premio marco 1995. Monterrey: MARCO.

Milazzo, Richard. Realism After Seven A.M.: Realist Painting After Edward Hopper. Nyack, NY: The Hopper House Art Center. (Exhibition brochure, illus. plate 6)

Lucie-Smith, Edward. Art Today. London: Phaidon Press Ltd., reprint 1996 (pp.201, 216, 241, illus. 234).

SBC Communications, American Images: The SBC Communications Collection of Twentieth Century American Art. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1996.


Lucie-Smith, Edward. ARTODAY. London: Phaidon.


Arthur, John. American Realism + Figurative Painting. Santa Fe, NM: Cline Gallery.

Fineberg, Jonathan. Art Since 1940: Strategies of Being. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.

Kaufman, Jason Edward. The Urban Landscape. New York: Gerold Wunderlich & Co.

Konheim Kramer, Linda. The Graphic Works of Philip Pearlstein 1978-1994. Springfield, MO: Springfield Art Museum.


Arthur, John. Still Life 1963-1993. Santa Fe, NM: Gerald Peters Gallery.

Drawings on the Figure. Stevens Point, WI: Carlsten Art Gallery, University of Wisconsin.

“Portraiture.” The Columbia Encyclopedia, Fifth Edition.


The Abstract Landscapes and Other Early Works on Paper. Youngstown, OH: The Butler Institute of American Art.

Adam & Eve. Saitama, Japan: The Museum of Modern Art.


Hughes, Robert, Nothing If Not Critical: Selected Essays on Art and Artists. New York, Penguin Books. pp. 287-290.

Reviews & Publications


Koslow, Susan. “Philip Pearlstein, ‘Figures and Other Objects’.” Arts Magazine, June, p. 66, 68.

Merger, Mary Ann. “Prints of profundity.” St. Petersburg Times, February 6, p. 1D, 3D.

Princenthal, Nancy. “Philip Pearlstein at Hirschl & Adler Modern, Art in America, July, p. 135-136.

Smith, Roberta. “Art: The Taut Paintings of Philip Pearlstein.” March 4.


Elliot, John, and Sheila. “Interview with Philip Pearlstein.” The Artist’s Magazine, vol. 4, no. 6, June, p. 34-41.

Hurwitz, Laurie. “Artists and computers  [computers are transforming the way that art is conceived, created, and perceived”, American Artist v. 51, October 1987, p. supp2-4


Glueck, Grace. “Artist and Model: Why the Tradition Endures.” The New York Times, June 8, section 2, p. 1, 27.


“Review [Hirschl & Adler Galleries]”,  Arts, v. 59, May, p. 40

Powers, Victoria. “Honesty in realism [Gallery 30]”, Artweek v. 16, January 5, p.  6

Alloway, Lawrence., “Philip Pearlstein, The complete paintings (Book Review).” Art in America v. 73, February, p. 19


Shaman, Sanford Sivitz. “Pearlstein: Painting to Watercolors.” Arts Magazine, October, p.134-6

Storr, Robert. “Pearlstein Today: Upping the Ante.” Art in America, February, p. 90-9

Glowen, R. “Review [Washington State University Museum of Art]”,  Artweek, v. 15, January 28, p. 8


Alloway, Lawrence. “Philip Pearlstein.” Portfolio, November.

“Review [Brooklyn Museum]”Artforum, v. 22, November, p. 74

Bass, R. “Point-man for realism” Artnews,  v. 82, October, p. 175

Auer, James. “Precision in His Passion.” Milwaukee Journal, April 24, p. 1, 8.

Grant, Daniel. “Painting the Figure as a Found Object.” Newsday, July 24, part 2, p. 17.

Hughes, Robert. “A Roomful of Naked Strangers.” Time, August 22, p. 62.

Jensen, Dean. “Philip Pearlstein’s Real Life Canvas.” Milwaukee Sentinel, April 15, p. 4.

_______. “Philip Pearlstein: His Dispassionate Approach Demystifies the Human Figure.” Milwaukee Sentinel, May 20, p. 4.

Larson, Kay. “A Passion for the Flesh.” New York Magazine, August 1, p. 63.

Levin, Kim. “Cultured Pearlstein.” The Village Voice, August 23, pp. 95 and Voice Centerfold.

Martin. Jean. “The Art and Teaching of Philip Pearlstein.” Art Book Review (U.K.), October, p. 48.

Paul, Susan. “The Realist in Abstract World.” Phoenix (Brooklyn, NY), July 28, p. 7.

Raynor, Vivian. “Pearlstein’s Reality.” The New York Times, July 15, p. C22.

Wolff, Theodore F. “To be Taken Seriously, Does Art Have to Be Solemn? Christian Science Monitor, August 9, p. 18.


“Allen Frumkin Gallery, New York Exhibit.” Artnews, Summer, p. 198.

“Artists in Focus: Four New York City Artists in Their Studios.” American Artist, August, p. 69.

Cohen, Ed. “Present Concerns in Studio Teaching: Artists’ Statements.” Art Journal, no. 42, Spring, p. 35.

Gardner, Paul. “Will Success Spoil Bob and Jim, Louise and Larry.” Artnews, November.

McTwigan, Michael. “What is Contemporary American Realism?: An Interview with Frank Goodyear.” American Artist, March, pp. 12-16, 67-71.

Smith, Paul. “Philip Pearlstein’s New Paintings.” Arts Magazine, April, pp. 80-81.


Bass, Ruth. “The Illusion of Reality.” Artnews, December, pp. 78-81.

Berlind, Robert. “Recent Realism and the Artists’ Choice Museum.” Art Journal, issue 41, Summer, pp.176-179.

Goldman, Judith. “The Proof is in the Process: Painters as Printmakers.” Artnews, September, pp. 148-150.

Moore, Sarah J. “Specificity, Particularity and Objectivity in Realism.” Artweek, September 5, p. 3.

“The Philip Pearlstein Market.” The Art Newsletter, September 29, pp. 4-5.

Phillips, Deborah C. “Philip Pearlstein.” Arts Magazine, March, p. 29.

Shaman, Sanford Sivitz. “An Interview with Philip Pearlstein.” Art in America, September, pp. 120-126, 213, 215, cover.

Stavitsky, Gail. “Real, Really Real, Superreal.” Carnegie Magazine, October, pp. 4-13.

Stein, Judith. “The State of American Realism.” The Connoisseur, September, pp. 44-47.


Bass, Ruth. “Philip Pearlstein.” Artnews, September, p. 241.

Kertess, Klaus. “Figuring it Out.” Artforum, November, pp. 30-35. “Pearlstein Watercolors Show in April.” 

Allen Frumkin Gallery Newsletter, Spring, p. 5.

Preston, Malcolm. “Pearlstein Landscapes.” New York Newsday, May 29.

“Prints & Photographs Published: Philip Pearlstein.” Print Collector’s Newsletter, Spring, p. 5.

Rickey, Carrie. Review. Artforum, November, pp. 90-91.

Books & Catalogues


Perreault, John. Philip Pearlstein Drawings and Watercolors. New York: Harry N. Abrams.


Ballard, Robert H., and Pasquale Iannetti. After Pollock: Three Decades of Diversity (exhibition pamphlet). San Francisco, CA: Iannetti Lanzone Gallery, Inc.


Drawing and Drawings. Yonkers, NY: Hudson River Museum.


Burton, Scott. Philip Pearlstein. New York: Hirschl & Adler Modern. Wolff, Theodore. Contemporary Watercolor Painting: Influence from the East. Texas City, TX: College of the Mainland.


Johnson, Charles. Landscapes and Ruins. Richmond, VA: Marsh Gallery. Nine Realist Painters Revisited. New York: Robert Schoelkopf.


Bowman, Russell, with Philip Pearlstein and Irving Sandler. Philip Pearlstein The Complete Paintings. New York: Alpine Fine Arts Collection, Ltd. (hardcover) (softcover published on occasion of Milwaukee Art Museum exhibition).

Strand, Mark. Art of the Real: Nine American Figurative Painters. New York: Clarkson Potter, Inc.

Tully, Judd. Painted Light. Reading, PA: Reading Public Museum.


Bowman, Russell, Philip Pearlstein, and Irving Sandler. Philip Pearlstein, New Paintings (exhibition catalogue). New York: Allan Frumkin Gallery.

Five Artists and the Figure (exhibition catalogue). Stamford, CT: Whitney Museum of American Art.

Goodyear, Frank. Contemporary American Realism since 1960. Philadelphia: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

Master-Karnik, Paul. Philip Pearlstein: A Painter’s Progress (exhibition catalogue). Summit, NJ: Summit Art Center.

Manning, John. An Appreciation of Realism (exhibition catalogue). Utica, NY: Museum of Art Munson-Williams-Procter Institute.

Sosnoff, Martin. Homo Sapiens – the Many Images (exhibition catalogue). Ridgefield, CT: The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art.

Viola, Jerome. The Painting and Teaching of Philip Pearlstein. New York: Watson-Guptil Publications.


Auping, Michael. Philip Pearlstein: Paintings and Watercolors (exhibition catalogue). Sarasota, FL: John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.

Danoff, I. Michael, and Carolyn Kinder Carr. The Image in American Painting and Sculpture 1950-1980 (exhibition catalogue). Akron, OH: Akron Art Museum.

Goldman, Judith. American Prints: Process and Proofs (exhibition catalogue). New York: Whitney Museum of American Art.

Goodyear, Frank H., Jr. Contemporary American Realism Since 1960. Boston: New York Graphic Society in association with the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.

Kolowrat, Elizabeth. Contemporary American Realism since 1960 (exhibition catalogue). Philadelphia, PA: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

Martin, Alvin, Linda Nochlin, and Philip Pearlstein. Real, Really Real, Superreal (exhibition catalogue). San Antonio, TX: San Antonio Museum of Art.

Super Realism from the Morton G. Neumann Family Collection (exhibition catalogue). Kalamazoo, MI: Kalamazoo Institute of Arts.

Viola, Jerome. Philip Pearlstein: Landscape Aquatints 1978-80 (exhibition catalogue). New York: Brooke Alexander, Inc.


Arthur, John. Realist Drawings and Watercolors. Boston, MA: New York Graphic Society.

__________. Realism/Photo-Realism (exhibition catalogue). Tulsa, OK: Philbrook Art Center.

Hills, Patricia, and Roberta K. Tarbell. The Figurative Tradition and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Newark, DE: University of Delaware Press in association with the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Kahan, Mitchell. American Painting of the Sixties and Seventies (exhibition catalogue). Montgomery, AL: Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts.

Lucie-Smith, Edward. Art in the Seventies. Oxford: Phaidon Press, Newark, DE: University of Delaware Press in association with the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Nygren, Edward J. The Human Form, Contemporary American Figure Drawing and the Academic Tradition(exhibition catalogue). Washington, DC: Corcoran Gallery of Art.

Perreault, John. Aspects of the 70’s: Directions in Realism (exhibition catalogue). Framingham, MA: Danforth Museum.

Philip Pearlstein/New Watercolors (exhibition catalogue). New York: Allan Frumkin Gallery.

Styron, Thomas. American Figure Painting 1950-1980 (exhibition catalogue). Norfolk, VA: The Chrysler Museum.

Films & Video


Philip Pearlstein Draws the Artist’s Model: Computer Generated Hands and Feet. New York: Interactive Media Corporation. (Laserbeam videodisc and videocassette)


Philip Pearlstein Draws the Artist’s Model. New York: Interactive Media Corporation. (Laserbeam videodisc and videocassette)

Reviews & Publications


Graham, William. “Realism is Alive and Well in Detroit.” New Art Examiner, November, p. 9.

“Kinds of Realism.” Allan Frumkin Gallery Newsletter, Winter, p. 1-7.

“Philip Pearlstein.” New Art Examiner, Summer, p. 12.

________. “Kinds of Realism.” Allan Frumkin Gallery Newsletter, Winter, pp. 1-7.

Pieszak, Devonna. “Figurative Painting — Can it Rescue Art?” New Art Examiner, November, pp. 1, 8, 23.

“Prints & Photographs Published: Philip Pearlstein.” Print Collector’s Newsletter 9, January, p. 194.

“Prints & Photographs Published: Philip Pearlstein.” Print Collector’s Newsletter 10, July, p. 94. [review of “Lithographs and Etchings of Philip Pearlstein, Springfield Art Museum.”] 

Print Collector’s Newsletter, issue 10, March-April, p. 23. [review of “Philip Pearlstein: Prints, Drawings, Painting, Davidson Art Center, Wesleyan University.”] 

Print Collector’s Newsletter, issue 10, November, p. 166.

Schulze, Franz. “An Artist Who Likes the Body.” Sunday Sun-Times, June 17, p. 11.

Tapley, George M., Jr. “History and the Place of Realist Painting Today.” New Art Examiner, November, p. 5.

Wallin, Leland. “The Evolution of Philip Pearlstein Art. Part I.” Art International, vol. XXIII/3-4, Summer, pp. 62-67.

________ “The Evolution of Philip Pearlstein: Part II.” Art International, September, pp. 54-61.


Goodman, Cynthia. “Eight Contemporary American Realists.” Arts Magazine, January, p. 16.

Goodyear, Frank H., Jr. “Contemporary Realism: The Challenge of Definition.” American Art Review,November, no. 4, pp. 52-59.

Kramer, Hilton. “The Return of Realism.” The New York Times, March, section 2, p. 1.

Perreault, John. “Philip Pearlstein-Naked Nudes.” SoHo Weekly News, April 20, pp. 27-29.

“Realism vs. Existentialism.” Allan Frumkin Gallery Newsletter, Spring, pp. 4-6.

Schwartz, Ellen. “Philip Pearlstein.” Artnews, Summer, p. 198.


Auer, James. “Critics Don’t Get Under His Skin.” The Milwaukee Journal, April, art section.

Bard, Joellen. “Tenth Street Days: An Interview with Charles Cajori and Lois Dodd.” Arts Magazine, December pp. 98-103.

Duffy, Robert. “Philip Pearlstein. Is He an Enemy of Realism?” St. Louis Post-Dispatch, February 27.

Ellenzweig, Allen. “Group Show.” Arts Magazine, March, pp. 25-26.

_________. “Philip Pearlstein.” Arts Magazine, April, p. 32.

Kramer, Hilton. “Why Figurative Art Confounds Our Museums.” The New York Times, January 2, section D, p. 19.

_________. “Eyes, Highs, and Egos.” Allan Frumkin Gallery Newsletter, Spring, pp. 4-5.

_________. “A Realist in an Abstract World.” Unpublished typescript.

Raynor, Vivien. “Art: Representation is Alive in SoHo.” The New York Times, December 30, p. C23.


Boorsch, Suzanne. “Special Prints Section: New Editions Philip Pearlstein.” Artnews, September, p. 71.

Ellenzweig, Allan. “Philip Pearlstein.” Arts Magazine, April, pp. 27-28.

Frank, Peter. “Reviews: New York.” Artnews, April, pp. 119-120.

Greenberg, Clement. “Seminar Six.” Arts Magazine, June, pp. 90-93.

Greenwood, Michael. “Realism, Naturalism and Symbolism.” Artscanada, December – January 1977, pp. xxlix-5.

_________. “Toward a Definition of Realism.” Artscanada, December – January 1977, pp. 6-22.

_________. “Current Representational Art.” Artscanada, December – January 1977, pp. 23-43.

Henry, Gerrit. “Philip Pearlstein.” Artnews, April, pp. 119-120.

Hoesterey, Ingeborg, “New York.” Art International, April-May, pp. 49-50.

Kramer, Hilton. “Portraits of Remorseless Authenticity.” The New York Times, February 15, section 2, p. D35.

Larson, Kay. “Painting the Public Lands.” Artnews, January, p. 35.

Masheck, Joseph. “The Carpet Paradigm: Critical Prolegomena to a Theory of Flatness.” Arts Magazine, September, pp. 82-109.  

_________. “Philip Pearlstein: Old Master of the New Realists.” Artnews, November, pp. 72-75.

Rosenblum, Robert. “Painting America First.” Art in America, January, pp. 82-85.

Schulze, Franz. “Landfall Press: ‘Making Marks’ in Chicago.” Artnews, September, pp. 60-62.


“A Portfolio.” Paris Review, Spring.

Burr, James. “Candid Confrontation.” Apollo, February, p. 135.

Ellenzweig, Allen. “Group Show.” Arts Magazine, October, pp. 15-16.

_________. “Group Show.” Arts Magazine, November, p. 18.

Henry, Gerrit. “The Artist and the Face: A Modern American Sampling.” Art in America, January-February, pp. 34-41.

Herrera, Hayden. “Pearlstein: Portraits at Face Value.” Art in America, January-February, p. 46-47.

Kent, Sarah. Review of “Cottingham, Katz, Pearlstein.” Studio International, March, pp. 149-150.

McCorquodole, Charles. “London.” Art International, March, pp. 30-31.

Vaizey, Marina. “Remarkably Moving or Positively Disagreeable?” Artnews, September, p. 82-83.


Alloway, Lawrence. “Philip Pearlstein.” Artforum, May, p. 63.

Frank, Peter. “Philip Pearlstein.” Artnews, April, p. 100.

Gilbert-Rolfe, Jeremy. “Philip Pearlstein.” Artforum, April, p. 73.

Greenberg, Clement. “Abstract, Representational, and so forth.” Arts Magazine, April, pp. 50-51.

Hughes, Robert. “An Omnivorous and Literal Dependence.” Arts Magazine, June, pp. 25-29.

Kramer, Hilton. “Realism: ‘The Painting is Fiction Enough’.” The New York Times, April 28, sec. 2, p. D19.

Perrault, John. “Confronting the Solemn Nude.” The Village Voice, February 14, p. 30.

Raymond, H.D. “Beyond Freedom, Dignity and Ridicule.” Arts Magazine, February, pp. 25-26.

Schjeldahl, Peter. “What Flesh on Real Human Beings Looks Like.” The New York Times, February 17, sec. 2, p. D27.


Adrian, Dennis. “The Pearlstein Paintings: A Master in His Prime.” Chicago Daily News, January 27-28.

_________. “The Prints of Philip Pearlstein.” Print Collector’s Newsletter, no. 4, July-August, pp. 49-52.

Current Biography Magazine. February, pp. 41-44.

Davis, Douglas. “The Arts in America.” Newsweek, December 24, p. 71.

Nochlin, Linda. “The Realist Criminal and Abstract Law, Part I.” Art in America, September-October, pp. 54-61.

_________. “The Realist Criminal and Abstract Law, Part II.” Art in America, November-December, pp. 97-103.

Pomeroy, Ralph. “Pearlstein Portrait.” Art and Artists, September, pp. 38-43.

“Realismes.” Opus Magazine, June.

Schjehldahl, Peter. “How to Explain the Flood of Realist Art.” The New York Times, March 18, p. D23.

Susser, Jill. “Philip Pearlstein: The Figure as Still Life.” American Artist, February, pp. 38-43, 73-74.


Allen, Jane, and Derek Guthrie. “70th American’s Power in Pluralism.” Chicago Tribune, June 25, sec. 11, p. 18.

Ashton, Dore. “New York Commentary: Realism Again?” Studio International, March, pp. 126-127.

Daval, Jean-Luc. “Lettre de Suisse.” Art International, Summer, p. 102-103.

Henry, Gerrit. “Philip Pearlstein.” Artnews, April, p. 57.

__________. “The Real Thing.” Art International, Summer, pp. 87-91.

Lubell, Ellen. “Reviews: New York.” Arts Magazine, May, p. 68.

Ohff, Heinz. “Kupferstichkabinett Museum Dahlem, Berlin; Ausstellung.” Das Kunstwerk, September, p. 44.

Perreault, John. “With Flab and Bulges Intact.” Village Voice, April 13.

Rosenberg, Harold. “Reality Again.” The New Yorker, February 5. (Reprinted in Super Realism: A Critical Anthology. pp. 135-142. ed. by Gregory Battcock. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1975.)

Sandler, Irving H. “Philip Pearlstein at Frumkin.” Art in America, September, pp. 114-115.

Seitz, William D. “The Real and the Artificial: Painting of the New Environment.” Art in America, November – December, pp. 58-72.

Williams, Mary F. “The Painting Collection at Randolph-Macon College.” Art Journal 32, Winter, pp. 192-195.


Baker, Kenneth. “Dubious Realism at MIT.” Boston After Dark, October 19.

Carroll, Nancy. “A Visit with Philip Pearlstein.” North Shore Art League News, March, pp. 4-5, 8.

Drath, Viola Hermes. “The 32nd Corcoran Biennial: Art as Visual Event.” Art International, May, p. 41.

Gordon, Henry. “A Standard in Painting.” Arts Magazine, March, pp. 40-41.

Haney William L. “What If.” Art Journal 31, Winter, p. 173-174.

Henning, Edward B. “South of His House, North of His House: Nyack, A Painting by Fairfield Porter.” Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art, March, pp. 85-90.

Krauss, Rosalind A. “Washington.” Artforum, May, pp. 83-85.

Marandel, J. Patrice. “The Deductive Image: Notes on Some Figurative Painters. Art International, September, pp. 58-61.

_________. “Lettre de New York.” Art International, January, pp. 43-45.

Nemser, Cindy. “Representational Painting in 1971: A New Synthesis.” Art Magazine, December 1971- January 1972, pp. 41-47.

Ratcliff, Carter. “Realisms (before and after).” Art International, February, pp. 70-71.

Schwartz, Ellen. “A Conversation with Philip Pearlstein.” Art in America, September-October, pp. 50-57.


Alloway, Lawrence. “Notes on Realism.” Arts Magazine, April, pp. 26-27.

Ashton, Dore. “New York Commentary.” Studio International, April, pp. 186-187.

Glueck, Grace. “From Master to Modular.” Art in America, November-December, pp. 164-169.

Kramer, Hilton. “Episodes from the Sixties.” Art in America, January-February, pp. 56-61.

Laderman, Gabriel. “Problems of Criticism, VII: Notes from the Underground.” Artforum, September, pp. 59-61.

Lichtblau, Charlotte. “Galleries.” Arts Magazine, November, pp. 58-59.

Lord, Barry. “The Eleven O’Clock News in Colour.” Artscanada, June, pp. 4-20.

Nochlin, Linda. “The Ugly American.” Artnews, September, pp. 55-57, 65-70.

N[ordstrom], S[herry]. “Philip Pearlstein.” Artnews, November, p. 24.

Ratcliff, Carter. “New York.” Art International, April, pp. 67-71.

Books & Catalogues


Butler, Susan L. Late Twentieth Century Art from the Sydney and Frances Lewis Foundation (exhibition catalogue). Philadelphia, PA: Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania.

Cummings, Paul. Artists in their own Words: Interviews by Paul Cummings. New York: St. Martin’s Press.

Downes, Rackstraw, ed. Fairfield Porter: Art in Its Own Terms, Selected Criticism, 1935-1975. New York: Taplinger.

Field, Richard S. Philip Pearlstein: Prints, Drawings, Paintings (exhibition catalogue). Middletown, CT: Davison Art Center, Center for the Art Galleries, Wesleyan University.

Meyer, Susan E. ed. 20 Figure Painters and How They Work. New York: Watson-Guptill.

Super Realism. Oxford: Phaidon.


Alloway, Lawrence. ed. Landscape Views: Report of a Symposium at Montclair State College. Montclair, NJ: Montclair State College.

The Complete Prints of Philip Pearlstein and Philip Pearlstein Drawings. Madison, WI: Madison Art Center.

Field, Richard S., and William C. Landwehr. The Lithographs and Etchings of Philip Pearlstein (exhibition catalogue). Springfield, MO: Springfield Art Museum.

Frumkin, Allan and Charlotte Stokes. Return of Realism, Part One. Four from the Allan Frumkin Gallery: Jack Beal, Alfred Leslie, Willard Midgette, Philip Pearlstein (exhibition catalogue).

Rochester, MI: Meadowbrook Art Gallery, Oakland University.

Mathey, Francois. American Realism. New York: Skira/Rizzoli.

Perreault, John. Selected 20th Century Nudes (exhibition catalogue). New York: Harold Reed Gallery.

Philip Pearlstein, Drawings (exhibition catalogue). Madison, WI: Madison Art Center.

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


Bard, Joellen. Tenth Street Days: the Co-ops of the 50’s (exhibition catalogue). New York: Gallery Association of New York State.

Eisler, Georg. From Naked to Nude. New York: William Morrow.

Hadler, Mona, and Jerome Vida. Brooklyn College Art Department Past and Present: 1942-1977 (exhibition catalogue). New York: Schoelkopf Gallery and Davis and Long Company.

Naylor, Colin, and P. Orridge, Genesis. Contemporary Artists. New York: St. Martin’s Press.

Philip Pearlstein Watercolors and Drawings (exhibition catalogue). New York: Allan Frumkin Gallery.

View of a Decade (exhibition catalogue). Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art.


Dickson, Harold E. Portraits USA 1776-1976 (exhibition catalogue). University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Museum of Art.

Kultermann, Udo. New Realism. Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society.

Pearlstein Portraits: 1972-75 and Selected Studio Works (exhibition catalogue). New York: Allan Frumkin Gallery.

Rosenblum, Robert, and Neil Welliver. America 1976 (exhibition catalogue). Washington, DC: Corcoran Gallery of Art and U.S. Department of the Interior.

Stebbins, Theodore E., Jr. American Master Drawings and Watercolors. New York: Harper & Row.


Art Since 1945. New York: Harry N. Abrams.

Battcock, Gregory. Super Realism. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co.

Chase, Linda. Hyperrealism. New York: Rizzoli.

Meisel, Susan Pear. Watercolors and Drawings – American Realists (exhibition catalogue). New York: Louis K. Meisel Gallery.

Philip Pearlstein: The Human Figure (exhibition catalogue). London: Gimpel Fils.

Rosenberg, Harold. “Reality Again.” Super Realism: A Critical Anthology. Gregory Battcock, ed. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., pp. 135-142.

Topics in American Art Since 1945. New York: W.W. Norton.

Varnedoe, J. Kirk. ed. Modern Portraits/The Self and Others (exhibition catalogue). New York: Wildenstein Gallery.


Aspects of the Figure (exhibition catalogue). Cleveland, OH: The Cleveland Museum of Art.

Doty, Robert, and Philip Comfort. Selections in Contemporary Realism (exhibition catalogue). Akron, OH: Art Institute and Cleveland, OH: The New Gallery.

Gerdts, William H. The Great American Nude. New York and Washington: Praeger.

Godfrey, R; Day, L; Hildrew, G; Kelly, W. J. The Figure in Recent American Painting (exhibition catalogue), New Wilmington, PA: Westminster College.

Shestack, A.; Blau, E.; Grilli, S.; McCauley, A.; Troyen, C. Seven Realists (exhibition catalogue). New Haven, CT: Yale University Art Gallery.


Kramer, Hilton. The Age of the Avant-Garde. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

The Male Nude (exhibition catalogue). Hempstead, NY: Hofstra University.

The New Art. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co.

Sager, Peter. Neue Formen des Realismus. Cologne: M. DuMont Schauberg.


Baratte, John J, and Paul E. Thompson. Phases of New Realism. Miami, FL: Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami.

Burton, Scott. The Realist Revival (exhibition catalogue). New York: Cultural Center and American Federation of Arts.

Hunter, Sam. American Art of the 20th Century. New York: Harry N. Abrams.

Kahmen, Volker. Erotic Art Today. Trans. Peter Newmark. Boston: New York Graphic Society.

Leering, Jan. Relativiender Realismus (exhibition catalogue). Eindhoven, The Netherlands: Stedelijk van Abbemuseum.

Philip Pearlstein: Paintings, Drawings, Prints (exhibition catalogue). Detroit, MI: Donald Morris Gallery.

Philip Pearlstein: Zeichnungen und Aquarelle, Die Druckgraphik (exhibition catalogue). Berlin-Dahlem, Germany: Staatliche Museen Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Kupferstichkabinett.


Hodin, J.P., et. al. Figurative Arts since 1945. London: Thames & Hudson.

Kulterman, Udo. Philip Pearlstein (exhibition catalogue). Cologne: Galerie M. E. Thelen.

Stich, Sidra. Alfred Leslie, Philip Pearlstein, Wayne Thiebaud: Contemporary Views of Man (exhibition catalogue). Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Realism: Style and Civilization. New York: Penguin Books.

Return to the Figure (exhibition catalogue). Philadelphia, PA: Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.

32nd Biennial Exhibition (exhibition catalogue). Washington, DC: Corcoran Gallery of Art.


Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture from New York Galleries (exhibition catalogue). Wilmington, DE: Delaware Art Museum.

Nochlin, Linda. Philip Pearlstein (exhibition catalogue). Athens, GA: Georgia Museum of Art.

Monte, James. 22 Realists (exhibition catalogue). New York: Whitney Museum of American Art.

Third Invitational Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture (exhibition catalogue). Kent, OH: School of Art Galleries, Kent State University.

Reviews & Publications


“Art Scene/Chicago.” Art Scene, February, p. 38.

Bergmark, Torsten. “Konst, Kass, Kapital.” Nordisk Socialistisk Tidskrift, March 3.

Burton, Scott. “Generation of Light 1945-1969.” Art News Annual 35, p. 20-23.

B[urton], S[cott]. “Philip Pearlstein.” Artnews, April, p. 23. Cone, Jane Harrison. “Review.” Artforum, Summer, pp. 57-58.

F[rackman], N[oel]. “Philip Pearlstein.” Arts Magazine, May, p. 67.

Herraiz, Enrique Garcia. “Cronica de Nueva York.” Goya: Revista de Arte, May-June, p. 389.

Kramer, Hilton. “Pearlstein: A Triumph of Style.” The New York Times, April 13, section 2, p. D33.

Lanes, Jerrold. “Current and Forthcoming Exhibitions: New York.” Burlington Magazine, no. 3, June, pp. 406-408.

Lichtblau, Charlotte. “Pearlstein’s ‘Own Thing’ Jells into Masterly Style on Figures.” Philadelphia Inquirer, May 25, p. 6.

Littlefield, T.H. “Recreating Art of the Portrait.” Times Union, no. 25, May, pp. 1-2.

Mellow, James R. “New York Letter.” Art International, Summer, pp. 48-52.

Schulze, Franz. “A Way of Standing Up to Time, Painstaking Realism of Philip Pearlstein.” Chicago Daily News, February 8, p. 9.

Tillim, Sidney. “A Variety of Realisms.” Artforum, Summer, pp. 42-47. ________. “The Reception of Figurative Art.” Artforum, February, pp. 30-33.


Constable, Rosalind. “Style of the Year: The Inhumanists.” New York Magazine, December 16, pp. 44-50.

Davis, Douglas M. “Art Doesn’t Have to be ‘New’/Representational Artists Find a Growing Demand.” The National Observer, April 22, p. 29.

“Return to the Challenge.” Time, January, pp. 30-31.

Schwalb, Myrna. “Paint as Sculpted Form.” The Pittsburgh Point, September 25, p. 9.


Brown, Gordon. “In the Galleries: Pearlstein, Jagger, Whitman.” Arts Magazine, September-October, pp. 53-54.

Eagler, Joanna. “Artists as Collectors.” Art in America, November-December, pp. 54-63.

Kozloff, Max. Review. Artforum, December, pp. 52-53.

Laderman, Gabriel. “Unconventional Realists.” Artforum, October, pp. 42-46.

Lanes, Jerrold. “Current and Forthcoming Exhibitions: New York.” Burlington Magazine, no. 109. December, pp. 725-727.

Midgette, Willard F. “Philip Pearlstein: The Naked Truth.” Artnews, October, pp. 54-55, 75-78.

Perreault, John. “Anti-romantic Nudes.” The Village Voice, October 19, p. 15-16.

Rose, Barbara, and Irving Sandler. “The Romantic Self-Image is Gone.” In “Sensibilities of the Sixties.” Art in America, January-February, p. 53.

Sharp, Matt. “Portfolio: Complex Form.” Perspecta, no. 11, pp. 94-103.

Tillim, Sidney. “Scale and the Furniture of Modernism.” Artforum, October, pp. 14-18.


Bermark, Torsten. “Den Amerikanske Adam.” Dagens Nyheter, July 20.

C[ampbell], L[awrence]. “Philip Pearlstein.” Artnews, April, pp. 17, 52.

Gunther-Dienst, Rolf. “Artists say: ‘Nudes Now,’ Ten Contemporary Approaches to the Figure.” Art Voices, Summer, p. 40.

Kramer, Hilton. Review. The New York Times, April 2, p. 24.

_________. “Three Portraits Upgrade the Genre: Philip Pearlstein Stars in Frumkin Show.” The New York Times, April 30, p. 27.


Kurzen, Estelle. “Review.” Artforum, October, pp. 54-55.

Tillim, Sidney. “Philip Pearlstein and the New Philistinism.” Artforum, May, pp. 21-23.

Z[immerman], S[idney], “Philip Pearlstein.” Arts Magazine, June, p. 49.

Factor, Don. “Los Angeles.” Artforum, May, pp. 48-49.

Moses, Paul. “In Local Galleries/Naked Figures and Others.” Chicago Daily News, January 30, p. 11.

Rose, Barbara. “Filthy Pictures: Some Chapters in the History of Taste.” Artforum, May, pp. 21-25.

Tillim, Sidney. “The Katz Cocktail: Grand and Cozy.” Artnews, December, pp. 45-46.

“Toward a Literary Revival.” Arts Magazine, May-June, pp. 30-33.


Campbell, Lawrence. “Philip Pearlstein.” Artnews, November, p. 10.

Kramer, Hilton. “Notes on Painting in New York.” Arts Yearbook 7, pp. 9-10. _________.

“Realists and Others.” Arts Magazine, January, pp. 18-23.

Rose, Barbara. “New York Letter.” Arts International, December, pp. 49-51.

Schorr, Justin. “Destination Realism.” Art in America, February, pp. 116-118.

Tillim, Sidney. “Philip Pearlstein.” Arts Magazine, December, pp. 64-65.


Kramer, Hilton. “Art Chronicle.” The Hudson Review, no.15, Spring, pp. 96-101.

_________. “Left, Right or Middle?” Art in America, April, pp. 80-85.

S[andler], I[rving] H. “Philip Pearlstein.” Artnews, April, p. 51. Tillim, Sidney. “Month in Review.” Arts Magazine, April, pp. 46-49.

_________. “Realism and ‘The Problem’.” Arts Magazine, September, pp. 48-52.


Raynor, Vivian. “Drawings.” Arts Magazine, September, p. 48.

Sandler, Irving H. “In the Art Galleries.” New York Post, June 3, magazine section, p. 12.

__________. “Philip Pearlstein.” Artnews, Summer, p. 17.


__________. “Futurism and Some Other Corrupt Forms.” Artnews, Summer, pp. 30-33, 57-58.

__________. “The Private Myth.” Artnews, September, pp. 42-45, 61-62.

Tillim, Sidney. “Month in Review.” Arts Magazine, September, p. 48.


K[roll], J[ack]. “Philip Pearlstein.” Artnews, April, p. 11.

Schulze, Franz. “Art News from Chicago.” Artnews, November, p. 50.

Books & Catalogues


American Report – The Sixties (exhibition catalogue). Denver, CO: The Denver Art Museum.

Annual Exhibition (exhibition catalogue). New York: Whitney Museum of American Art.

Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture (exhibition catalogue). Champaign-Urbana, IL: Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois.

Critics’ Choice, 1969-70 (exhibition catalogue). Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University School of Arts.

The Dillard Collection: First Four Years (exhibition catalogue). Greensboro, NC: Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Directions 2: Aspects of a New Realism (exhibition catalogue). Milwaukee, WI: Milwaukee Art Center.

Gallo/Pearlstein/Thiebaud (exhibition catalogue). Kent, OH: Van Deusen Gallery, School of Art, Kent State University.

Institute of International Education: Artists Abroad (exhibition catalogue). New York: Graham Gallery.

Late Modern. New York: Frederick A. Praeger.

The New Painting. New York: Frederick A. Praeger.

Philip Pearlstein. New Paintings (exhibition catalogue). New York: Allan Frumkin Gallery.


Ashbery, John, and Thomas B. Hess. Avant-Garde Art. London: Collier-MacMillan.

Contemporary American Painting from New York Galleries (exhibition catalogue). Wilmington, DE: Delaware Art Museum.

The Figure International: 1967-68. Corpus Christi, TX: Art Museum of South Texas.

Holland Festival/Critics Choose Graphic Art (exhibition catalogue). The Hague: Haags Gemeente-Museum.

Nochlin, Linda. Realism Now (exhibition catalogue). Poughkeepsie, NY: Vassar College Art Gallery.

La Nueva Veta: La Figural 1963-1968 (exhibition catalogue). Buenos Aires, Argentina: Centro de Artes Visuales del Instituto Torcuato di Tella.

Painting and Sculpture Today – ‘68 (exhibition catalogue). Indianapolis, IN: Indianapolis Museum of Art.

Readings in American Art Since 1900: A Documentary Survey. New York: Frederick A. Praeger.

Untitled 1968 (exhibition catalogue). San Francisco, CA: San Francisco Museum of Art.


Contemporary American Art (exhibition catalogue). Little Rock, AK: The Arkansas Art Center Galleries.

Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture (exhibition catalogue). Champaign-Urbana, IL: Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois.

The Dillard Collection (exhibition catalogue). Greensboro, NC: Weatherspoon Art Gallery, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Focus on Light (exhibition catalogue). Trenton, NJ: New Jersey State Museum, Cultural Center.

The Figure International: 1967-68 (exhibition catalogue). Corpus Christi, TX: Art Museum of South Texas.

1967 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Painting (exhibition catalogue). New York: Whitney Museum of American Art.

1967 Pittsburgh International Exhibition of Contemporary Painting and Sculpture (exhibition catalogue). Pittsburgh: Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute.

Painting & Sculpture Today – ‘67 (exhibition catalogue). Indianapolis, IN: Indianapolis Museum of Art.

Rose, Barbara. American Art Since 1900. New York: Frederick A. Praeger.

Sources for Tomorrow (50 American Paintings 1946-1966 selected from The James A. Michener Foundation Collection, Allentown Art Museum) (exhibition catalogue). Columbus, GA: Columbus Museum of Arts and Crafts.

30th Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting (exhibition catalogue). Washington, DC: Corcoran Gallery of Art.


A Point of View (Selected Paintings and Drawings from the Richard Brown Baker Collection) (exhibition catalogue). Rochester, MI: The University Art Gallery, Oakland

Conditional Commitment…The Artist’s Terms (exhibition catalogue). Brooklyn, NY: The Brooklyn Center of Long Island University.

Drawing & (exhibition catalogue). Austin, TX: The University Art Museum of the University of Texas at Austin.

New Acquisitions 1963-1966, The James A. Michener Foundation Collection (exhibition catalogue). Allentown, PA: Allentown Art Museum.

Nochlin, Linda. Realism and Tradition in Art 1848-1900. Sources and Documents in the History of Art Series. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice- Hall.

The Media of Art: Now (exhibition catalogue). Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky Art Gallery.


A Decade of American Drawings 1955-65. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art.

Art on Paper 1965 (exhibition catalogue). Greensboro, NC: Weatherspoon Art Gallery, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Critics Choice: Art Since World War II (exhibition catalogue). Providence, RI: Providence Art Club.

Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture (exhibition catalogue). Champaign-Urbana, IL: Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois.

New York University Art Alumni Exhibition (exhibition catalogue). New York: New York University Art Collection.

One Hundred Contemporary American Drawings (exhibition catalogue). Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Museum of Art.


Pittsburgh International Exhibition of Contemporary Painting and Sculpture (exhibition catalogue). Pittsburgh: Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute.


Contemporary Watercolors and Drawings for Purchase Consideration (exhibition catalogue). Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Museum of Art.

Graphics ’63 (exhibition catalogue). Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky Art Gallery.

Nine Realist Painters (exhibition catalogue). New York: Robert Schoelkopf Gallery.


Annual Exhibition (exhibition catalogue). New York: Whitney Museum of American Art.

The First Five Years (exhibition catalogue). New York: Whitney Museum of American Art.

Second Knoxville Art Center National Exhibition (exhibition catalogue). Knoxville, TN: Frank H. McClung Museum Art Gallery, University of Tennessee.

Summer Exhibition – 15th Annual Creative Arts Program (exhibition catalogue). Boulder, CO: University of Colorado.


Gombrich, E.H. Art and Illusion. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Pearlstein, Philip. “A Statement.” The Private Myth (exhibition catalogue). New York: The Tanager Gallery.

Reviews & Publications


Ashton, Dore. “Art.” The New York Times, December 2, p. 53.

Brummer, Miriam. “In the Galleries.” Arts Magazine, December, p. 60.

Campbell, Lawrence. “Philip Pearlstein.” Artnews, February, p. 13.

__________. “Philip Pearlstein.” Artnews, December, pp. 16-17.

D[ennison], G[eorge]. “Philip Pearlstein.” Arts Magazine, December, p. 54.

T[illim], S[idney]. “Philip Pearlstein.” Arts Magazine, February, p. 54.


“New Acquisitions at the Whitney Museum.” Arts Magazine, November, pp. 22-23.


Ashton, Dore. “Works of Philip Pearlstein at Peridot.” The New York Times, March 12, p. 30.

Kramer, Hilton. “Month in Review.” Arts Magazine, March, pp. 46-49.

Sawin, Martica. “In the Galleries.” Arts Magazine, June, p. 49.

Shahn, Ben. “Realism Reconsidered.” Perspecta 4, pp. 29-34.

Tyler, Parker, “Philip Pearlstein.” Artnews, March, p. 12.


Ashton, Dore. “About Art.” The New York Times, February 21, p. 31.

__________. “Art.” Arts and Architecture, April pp. 11-12.

Harris, Paul. “The Thirteen Members.” Artnews, February, p. 50.

Kramer, Hilton. “As Artists See Themselves: The Stable Show.” Arts Magazine, June, pp. 14-17.

Rosenblum, Robert. “Philip Pearlstein.” Arts Magazine, March, p. 57.

Tyler, Parker. “Philip Pearlstein.” Artnews, March, p. 54.


Gage, Otis. “Art.” Arts and Architecture. March, pp. 9, 37.

Munro, Eleanor C. “Private Faces in Public Places: the Whitney Annual.” Artnews, December, pp. 34-35, 67-68.

O’Hara, Frank. “Philip Pearlstein.” Artnews, February, p. 56.

Preston, Stuart. “About Art and Artists.” The New York Times, February 5, p. 13.

Rosenblum, Robert. “Philip Pearlstein.” Art Digest, February, p. 23.


Fitzsimmons, James. “A Critic Picks Some Promising Painters.” Art Digest, January, pp. 10-11.


Goodnough, Robert. “Zukor, Laynor, Pearlstein.” Artnews, January, p. 64.

Ritter, Chris. “Laynor, Pearlstein, Zukor.” Art Digest, January 1, p. 21.


“Youngest Generation of American Artists Holds Whopping Good Show at Pittsburgh.” Life, June 16, pp. 56-57.

Books & Catalogues


Nebraska Art Association 69th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art (exhibition catalogue). Lincoln, NE: The University of Nebraska.

63rd American Exhibition (exhibition catalogue). Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago.


Annual Exhibition (exhibition catalogue). New York: Whitney Museum of American Art.


Nebraska Art Association 67th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art (exhibition catalogue). Lincoln, NE: The University of Nebraska.


Arnason, H.H., and Simon Sidney. Expressionism 1900-1955 (exhibition catalogue). Minneapolis, MN: Walker Art Center.

Annual Exhibition (exhibition catalogue). New York: Whitney Museum of American Art.

Clark, Kenneth. The Nude: A Study in Ideal Form. New York: Pantheon.


The 1955 Pittsburgh International Exhibition of Contemporary Painting (exhibition catalogue). Pittsburgh: Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute. 1955  

Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting (exhibition catalogue). New York: Whitney Museum of American Art.