Skip to Content


Bibliography

Frog Pipe, 19th c. Wood, whale bone tip and bass insert, 3 x 12.5 in. [7.6 x 31.8 cm]. Photo Carrie Haley.


Bibliography, Ralph T. Coe:

Camille Pissarro in Paris: A Study of His Later Development, Gazette des Beaux Arts, February 1954, Vol. 43, pp. 93-118.

Claude Monet in Edinburgh and London, Burlington Magazine, November 1957, Vol. 99, pp. 382-383.

Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings in Washington, Burlington Magazine, June 1959, Vol. 101, p. 242.

Consequences of Retinal Sensitivity, book review of Claude Monet, by William Seitz,Art News, April 1961, p. 40.

Co-Editor of American Architecture and Other Writings, by Montgomery Schuyler, Harvard University Press, 1961.

The Imagination of Primitive Man, book-length catalogue accompanying the exhibition, 1962, University Trustees, W.R. Nelson Trust, Vol. IV, No. 1.

The Logic of Modern Art, catalogue of the exhibition, Nelson Gallery-Atkins Museum, 1961.

Degas: Master of the Environmental Portrait, book review of Portraits by Degas, by Jean Boggs, Art News, January 1963, p. 36.

Pop Art, Artistic Projections of Common American Symbols, catalogue for an exhibition sponsored by the Sales and Rental Gallery of the Nelson Gallery, April 1963.

Camille Pissarro's Jardin des Mathurins: An Inquiry into Impressionist Composition, Nelson Gallery and Atkins Museum Bulletin, Summer 1963.

Kansas City Collects, catalogue of the exhibition, Nelson Gallery-Atkins Museum, 1965.

Post Pop Possibilities: Howard Jones, catalogue of the exhibition of Jones' Light Paintings, Nelson Gallery Sales and Rental Gallery, 1965.

Post Pop Possibilities: Howard Jones, expanded article based on the catalogue, published in Art International, January 1966, pp. 34-36.

The Rockefeller Building Rediscovered: Louis Sullivan's Influence in Cleveland, Ohio, published in L'Oeil, February 1966, pp. 14ff.

Rubens in 1614: The Sacrifice of Abraham, Art News, Dec. 1966, pp. 36-40.

Psychic Art, catalogue essay to the exhibition, Sound, Light, Silence: Art That Performs, Nelson Gallery, 1966.

Ethnic Art from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Baker, catalogue to the exhibition, 1966.

Rubens in 1614: The Sacrifice of Abraham, a more detailed article, Nelson Gallery and Atkins Museum Bulletin, December 1966.

Light: Works by Landsman, Mefferd, and Ross, Exhibition catalogue for the Sales and Rental Gallery of the Nelson Gallery, Kansas City, October 1967.

Paintings of 17th Century Dutch Interiors, catalogue of the exhibition held at the Nelson Gallery, December 1967.

Time/Color Electronic Compositions: Boyd Mefferd, catalogue essay for Boyd Mefferd's one-man exhibition at the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, January 1968.

Program, The Magic Theatre, commissioned for the Nelson Gallery of Art and Atkins Museum by the Performing Arts Foundation, Nelson Gallery of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, May 1968.

Kansas City's Magic Theatre, Art and Artists, July 1968.

Lightning Sculpture: Boyd Mefferd, Art and Artists, November 1968, pp. 36-41.

The Magic Theatre, book-length catalogue of the exhibition. March 1970.

Donald Roller Wilson: At Home in the Monkey House," catalogue essay on the exhibition of paintings by Wilson held at the Nelson Gallery from October 29 to November 22, 1970.

Donald Roller Wilson: At Home in the Monkey House, reprint of the above catalogue essay in Art International, April 1971, pp. 66-69.

A Problem in Ribera Studies: the good Samaritan, Nelson Gallery and Atkins Museum Bulletin, May 1971.

Breaking Through the Sound Barrier, an article on Howard Jones published in Art News, Summer 1971, pp. 44ff.

Indian Art Comes of Age, catalogue of a for-sale show of American Indian art held at the Nelson Gallery Sales and Rental Gallery, 1972.

Asiatic Sources of Northwest Coast Indian Art, essay in catalogue of the exhibition at the Walker Art Center and Minneapolis Institute of Arts, October 22-December 31 1972, pp. 85-91.

Post Color Field Abstraction: Art for the Seventies, and exhibition sponsored by the Sales and Rental Gallery of the Friends of Art, Nelson Gallery, November 1972.

Zurbaran and Mannerism, pp. 26-29; Small European Sculptures, pp. 46-55; Baroque and Rococo in France and Italy, pp.62-73, for special issue of Apollo Magazine devoted to the Nelson Gallery-Atkins Museum, December 1972.

Donald Roller Wilson: The Other Side, Arts, November, 1975.

Animal Style in Indian North America, Apollo Magazine, September 1976, pp. 169-175.

Claude Monet's Boulevard des Capucines: After A Century, Nelson Gallery and Atkins Museum Bulletin, February 1976.

Sacred Circles: Two Thousand Years of North American Art, book/catalogue of the exhibition organized by the Arts Council of Great Britain, London, 1976.

Vase Fleurie by Odilon Redon and Claude Monet's Boulevard des Capucines: Setting the Record Straight, The Nelson Gallery and Atkins Museum Bulletin, Vol. V, No. 3, February 1976.

Leone Leoni's Miniature Bronze portrait of Charles V: A Study of the 16th Century Heraldic Bust, University of Indiana Art Museum Bulletin, Fall 1977, Vol. 1, No. 1.

Dale Eldred: Sculpture into Environment, Regents Press of Kansas, 1978.

In The Field, 1977-1985: Collecting American Indian Art, SWAIA Magazine, 1985, pp. 6-9.

Lost and Found Traditions: Native American Art 1965-1985, exhibition catalogue, The University of Washington Press/The American Federation of Arts, 1986.

Objects of Power: Traditional American Indian Art Survives, Southwest Arts, June 1987, pp. 70-77.

Symbols of Rebirth: The Totem Poles of New Aiyansh, British Columbia, Terra Magazine of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Vol. 27 No. 1, September/October 1988, pp. 7-13.

Comment: Artistic Expression Today, Arctic Anthropology, Vol. 28, no. 1, 1991, pp. 145-148.

Joyce Growing Thunder Fogarty's Horse Mask: Seeking and Confirming Battle Honors, Important American Indian Art, Sotheby's, New York, essay accompanying Lot #686, May 10, 1998 (Sale).

Southwestern Art for All Seasons: Paul Pletka's `A Lesson in the History of Pioneer Life,' Sotheby's, New York, December 2, 1998, pp.52-56.

Art and Indian Culture at the Crossroads of a New Century: A Postlude to the Exhibition, Lost and Found Traditions. 1965-1985, pp. 268-301. Essay submitted in 1993, Addendum added in 1999 with permission of the Editors. Included in Art and the Native American: Perceptions, Reality, and Influences, edit by Mary Louise Krumrine and Susan Scott, Pennsylvania State University, 2001.

Art of the North American Indians: The Thaw Collection, edited by Gilbert Vincent, Sherry Brydon, and Ralph T. Coe, Fenimore Art Museum/University of Washington Press, 2000.

Collecting American Indian Art: The Thaw Collection, introduction, pp.13-23,Arctic, pp. 415-444, Art of the North American Indians: The Thaw Collection, edited by Gilbert Vincent, Sherry Brydon, and Ralph T. Coe, Fenimore Art Museum/University of Washington Press, 2000.

Art and the Native American: Perceptions, Reality, and Influences, Papers in Art History, Volume X, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, 2001. Edited by Mary Louise Krumrine and Susan Claire Scott.

Essay, "American Indian Art, in Possession/Obsession: Andy Warhol and Collecting, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2002, pp. 112-125.

The Responsive Eye: Ralph T. Coe and the Collecting of American Indian Art, catalogue of the Exhibition organized and presented by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, September 9, 2003-December 14, 2003. Authored catalogue introductory essay, with other essays by Eugene V. Thaw, Jonathan C. H. King, and Judith Ostrowitz. Also contributed individual catalogue entries. Published by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York and Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2003.

Blue Winds Dancing: The Whitecloud Collection of Native American Art, chapter/essay Aesthetic Dreaming in New Orleans, New Orleans Museum of Art, 2005, pp. 10-19.