On loan from Betty Cunningham Gallery

Vitae:
1930 Born in Council Bluffs, Iowa
1948-51 School of Fine Arts, University of Kansas
1951-53 United States Army, Sergeant in Japan and Korea
1955 B.F.A., School of Art, Yale University
1957 M.F.A., School of Art, Yale University
The artist lives and works in Connecticut and in Italy.


Solo Exhibitions
2009 William Bailey: Paintings, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, TX, March 6 – April 18
2008 William Bailey: Still Life / Figure, Susan Maasch Fine Art, Portland, ME, June 6 – July 15
2007 William Bailey, Paintings, Betty Cuningham Gallery, New York, NY, Oct. 18 – Nov. 24
William Bailey, Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA. Oct. 13 – Nov. 7
2006-2007 William Bailey, Works on Paper, The Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK, ; Alexandre
Hogue Gallery, the University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK, Nov. 1 – Dec. 3; The Wichita Art Museum,
Wichita, KS
2006 William Bailey, Paintings, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, TX, Oct. 13 – Nov. 11
2005 William Bailey, Betty Cuningham Gallery, New York, NY, April 8 – May 7
William Bailey Drawings and Prints, Clark House Gallery, Bangor, ME, March 29 – May 27
2003 William Bailey: New Paintings, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY, February 6 – March 15
William Bailey: Drawings and Prints, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA
2000 William Bailey Drawings and Paintings, Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris, France, May 17 –
July 1
1999 William Bailey: Studio Fictions, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY, March 16 – April 17
1998 Crown Point Gallery, San Francisco, CA [Prints]
Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA [Works on Paper]
1997 Galleria d’Arte il Gabbiano, Rome, Italy
1995 State University of New York at Binghamton, University Art Museum, Binghamton, NY
André Emmerich Gallery, New York, NY
1994 Galleria Appiani Arte Trentadue, Milan, Italy
William Bailey: Selected Works, 1964-1994, André Emmerich Gallery, New York, NY, March 2 –
April 9
Betsy Senior Gallery, New York, NY [Prints]
1993 Columbus College, Columbus, GA
Galleria d’Arte il Gabbiano, Rome, Italy
1992 William Bailey: New Work, André Emmerich Gallery, New York, NY, March 26 – April 25
1991 Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York, NY
Donald Morris Gallery, Birmingham, MI
1989 Fairfield Artist of the Year, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT
1988 William Bailey Recent Paintings and Drawings, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco,
CA, Nov. 22 – Dec. 31
Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, Providence, RI
1987 FIAC, Grand Palais, Paris, France (Galleria d’Arte il Gabbiano, Rome)
Wright State University Art Galleries, Dayton, OH
1986 William Bailey: Recent Paintings, Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York, NY, Nov. 1 – Dec.
3
1985 Galleria d’Arte il Gabbiano, Rome, Italy [Drawings and Prints]
1984 The American Academy in Rome, Italy
Utah Museum of Fine Arts, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT [Drawings]
1983 Meadows School of the Arts, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
1982 William Bailey: Recent Paintings, Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York, NY, April 3 – May 4
1980 Galleria d’Arte il Gabbiano, Rome, Italy
1979 William Bailey: Recent Paintings, Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York, NY, January 6 –
February 10
Fendrick Gallery, Washington, DC
1978 William Bailey: Peintures, Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris, France
1976 Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL [Drawings] 1975 Polk Museum, Lakeland, FL (exhibition traveled to Ft. Lauderdale Museum of Art, Ft.
Lauderdale)
1974 Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York, NY
1973 Galleria il Fante di Spade, Rome, Italy
Galleria la Parisina, Turin, Italy
Galleria dei Lanzi, Milan, Italy 1972 Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA [Drawings] Queens College, City University of New York, Flushing, NY [Drawings]
1971 Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York [Paintings and Drawings] 1969 Nasson College, Springvale, ME [Maine Drawings] 1968 Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York, NY [Paintings and Drawings]
1967 Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO [Paintings and Drawings]
Solo Exhibitions (continued)
1963 Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, IN [Paintings and Drawings]
1961 Kanegis Gallery, Boston, MA [Paintings and Drawings]
1958 Kanegis Gallery, Boston, MA [Paintings and Drawings]
1957 Kanegis Gallery, Boston, MA [Paintings and Drawings] 1956 Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT [Paintings and
Drawings]

Group Exhibitions
2007 The 182nd Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, National Academy Museum,
New York, NY, May 16 – June 24
2006 The Figure in American Painting and Drawing 1985-2005, Ogunquit Museum of American
Art, Ogunquit, ME, August 27 – Oct. 31
2005 Extra-Ordinary: The Everyday Object in American Art, New York State Museum, Albany,
NY, (Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York)
Between Perception & Invention: Three Generations of Figurative Artists, Sharon Arts Gallery,
Peterborough, NH, July 16 – August 28
2004-05 Zeux Is Table Top Arena (traveling), Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME
2004 When I Think About You I Touch Myself, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY
2003-2004 Conversations, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
2003 Strangely Familiar, New York State Museum, Albany, NY
Approach to Scale in the Collection of MOMA (traveling), Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2000-01 The Figure: Another Side of Modernism, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Snug
Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY, June 4 – January 15
2000 Interiors, The Gallery on the Hudson, Irvington, NY, March 12 – April 8
Portraits and Figures, Carl Schlosberg Fine Arts, Sherman Oaks, CA, March 4 – 31
1999-2000 Contemporary American Realist Drawings. The Jalane and Richard Davidson
Collection at The Art Institute of Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Nov. 6 –
January 2
1999 The Painted Canvas, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Contemporary Realism, Lisa Kurts Gallery, Memphis, TN, May 12 – June 7
1998-99 William Bailey & Janet Fish, Hidell Brooks Gallery, Charlotte, NC, Nov. 12 – January 2
1998 173rd Annual Exhibition, National Academy Museum, New York, NY, March 21 – April 26
The Academy and American Art: Highlights from the Collection, National Academy Museum, New
York, July – August
It’s Still Life, Forum Gallery, New York, June 30 – Sept. 12
1997-98 Thirty-five Years of Crown Point Press, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, June 8
– Sept. 1; (traveled to Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco California Palace of the Legion of
Honor, San Francisco, CA, Oct. 4, 1997 – January 4, 1998
1996 Master Printers – Masterpieces, Kaoshiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaoshiung, Taiwan,
February
1995 The Herbert W. Plimpton Collection of Realist Art, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University,
Waltham, MA, March 24 – July 31
1994 Still Life in the 20th Century: Selections from the Weatherspoon Collection, Weatherspoon
Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC, February 27 – May 15
The Body Human, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, Sept. 8 – Oct. 15
1993 Influences, Whitney Museum Branches, New York, NY
Masterworks Modern and Contemporary, Marianne Friedman Gallery, Naples, FL
Drawings by American Artists, Contemporary Realist Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Drawing on the Figure, Carlson Art Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Stevens
Point, WI, March 28 – April 25
Yale Collects Art, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, April 30 – July 31
American Still Life Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1992 American Realism & Figurative Art: 1952 – 1990, Tokushima Modern Art Museum,
Tokushima, Japan, February 22 – March 29
1991 Large Scale Works on Paper John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Connecticut Biennial II, Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT
Image and Likeness: Figurative Works from the Permanent Collection of the Whitney Museum of
American Art, Whitney Museum Downtown, New York, January23 – March 20
American Realism and Figurative Art, Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai, Japan, (exhibition traveled
to Tokushima Modern Art Museum; Miyagi Museum of Art; Sogo Museum of Art; Museum of
Modern Art, Shiga; Kochi Prefectural Museum)
1990 Underneath It All: Work on Paper by Selected Artists Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York,
NY
Objects Observed: Contemporary Still Life, Gallery Henoch, New York, NY
Benefit for Aids Research Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
FIAC, Grand Palais, Paris (Galleria d’Arte il Gabbiano, Rome)
1989 Paintings and Works on Paper John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Drawing: Points of View, Belk Art Gallery, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC
From the Model/Selections from the Permanent Collection of the Whitney Museum of American
Art Whitney Museum at Philip Morris, New York, NY
1988 Chicago Collects: Selection from the Collection of Dr. Eugene A. Solow Chauncy
McCormick Gallery, Chicago, IL
A Decade of American Drawing 1980 - 1989Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Drawings Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK
Bailey – Kopp – Theimer: Tre artisti stranieri in Italia, February, Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica,
Calcografia, Rome, 25 – April 9
1987-88 Realism Today, National Academy of Design, New York, NY
1987 The Homecoming, University of Northern Iowa Museum, Cedar Falls, IA
Faculty Exhibition, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
1986 American Drawings: Realism/Idealism, Jane Haslem Gallery, Washington, DC
Exhibition of Work by Newly Elected Members and Recipients of Awards, The American
Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
1985-86 American Realism: Twentieth Century Drawings and Watercolors from the Collection of
Glenn C. Janss, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA (exhibition traveled to
DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA; Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, University
of Texas, Austin; Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL;
Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA; Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH; Madison Art
Center, Madison, WI)
1985 American Art Today: Still Life, The Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, FL
A Decade of American Realism 1975-1985, Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS
Focus on Realism: Selections from the Collection of Glenn C. Janss, Boise Art Museum, Boise,
ID
Visiting Artists, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
Recent American Portraiture, Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York, NY
Contemporary American Still Life, One Penn Plaza, New York, NY
Umbria: Americans Painting in Italy, Gallery North, Setauket, RI
1984 Invitational Drawing Exhibition, Frank H. McClung Museum, University of Tennessee,
Knoxville, TN
New York Realism: Small Works and Preliminary Sketches, The Mainland Museum of Texas City,
TX
Print Acquisitions 1974-84, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Recent American Still Life Painting Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York, NY
Realism: Drawings and Watercolors, University of Southern Florida Contemporary Art Museum,
Tampa, FL
L’immagine e il suo doppio, Palazzo Valsecchi, Milan, Italy
Parasol and Simca: Two Presses – Two Processes, Bucknell Art Gallery, Lewisburg, PA
Mark Strand Collection Utah Museum of Fine Arts, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
1983 American Still Life 1945-1983, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, (exhibition traveled to
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH; Neuberger
Museum of Art, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase; Portland Art
Museum, Portland, OR)
A Heritage Renewed: Representational Drawing Today, University Art Museum, University of
California, Santa Barbara, (March 2 – April 17); (exhibition traveled to Oklahoma Art Center,
Oklahoma City (June 26 – August 7); Elvehjem Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(August 21 – Oct. 9); Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs (Nov. 5 – Dec. 18)
Connecticut Painters: 7 Plus 7 Plus 7, Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, CT
Live from Connecticut, Whitney Museum of Art, Fairfield Branch, Stamford, CT
Realistic Directions, Zoller Gallery, Penn State School of Visual Arts, University Park, PA
1982-83 Perspectives on Contemporary American Realism: Works of Art on Paper from the
Collection of Jalane and Richard Davidson, Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts,
Philadelphia, (Dec. 17, 1982 – February 20, 1983); (exhibition traveled to the Art Institute of
Chicago (April 1 – May 20)
1982 100 Years of Western Art from Pittsburgh Collections, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh,
PA, February 13 – April 4
Paintings and Sculpture by Candidates for Art Awards, The American Academy and Institute of
Arts and Letters, New York, NY
A Private Vision: Contemporary Art from the Graham Gund Collection, Museum of Fine Arts,
Boston, MA
An Appreciation of Realism, Muson-Williams-Proctor Institute Museum of Art, Utica, NY
Zeitgenössische Kunst aus der Sammlung Ludwig, Aachen (Contemporary Art from the Ludwig
Collection, Aachen) Altes Museum, Berlin, Germany
1981-83 Contemporary American Realism Since 1960, Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts,
Philadelphia, PA (Sept. 18 – Dec. 13, 1981); (exhibition traveled to Oakland Museum of
California, Oakland (February 1 – March 28, 1982); Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
(May 6 – July 25); (exhibition traveled abroad to Portugal, Germany, and Holland, 1982-83)
1981 20 Artists: Yale School of Art, 1950-1970, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT,
January 29 – March 29
American Painting 1930-1980, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany (organized by the Whitney
Museum of American Art, New York)
Collaboration: Artists and Architects, New York Historical Society, New York, NY, March 5 – June
7
Sixteen Contemporary American Painters, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Oct. 21 –
Nov. 29
The Image in American Painting and Sculpture: 1950-1980, Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH, Sept.
12 – Nov. 8
Josef Albers, His Art and Influence, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
Mantegna to Rauschenberg: Six Centuries of Prints, Babcock Gallery, New York, NY
Real, Really Real and Super Real, San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX, (exhibition
traveled to Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ; Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh)
Collaborations: Artist and Architects, Architectural League of New York, NY
1981 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Contemporary Figure Drawings, Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York, NY
1980 The Whitney Museum and the Figurative Tradition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New
York, NY
Still Life Today, Goddard-Riverside Community Center, New York, NY
Aspects of the 70s: Directions in Realism, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA, May 17 –
August 24
Realism/Photorealism, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK, Oct. 5 – Nov. 23
1979 American Painting of the 60s and 70s: The Real, The Ideal, The Fantastic, Whitney
Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Drawings 1979, Landmark Gallery, New York, NY
Artists Choose: Figurative/Realist Art, Artist’s Choice Museum, New York, NY
1978 Five Painters from The American Academy in Rome Union Carbide Building, New York, NY
Salon de Mai, Paris, France
Selected 20th Century American Nudes, Harold Reed Gallery, New York, NY
The Other Realism: Figure Drawings, Ben Shahn Gallery, William Patterson College, Wayne, NJ
1977 Biennale Internazionale, Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, Italy
Stanze, Galleria Giulia, Rome, Italy
William Bailey and Constantino Nivola, The American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy
1976 America, the Third Century, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, (underwritten by
Mobil Oil)
American Figure Drawings, Lehigh University Art Gallery, Bethlehem, PA
1975-76 Figure as Form: American Painting 1930-1975, Museum of Fine Arts, Saint Petersburg,
FL, (Nov. 11, 1975 – January 4, 1976); (exhibition traveled to University of South Florida
Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa (January 12 – February 2); Museum of Arts and Crafts, Inc.,
Columbus, GA (March 8 – April 4)
1975 The Figure in Recent American Painting, St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY
The Nude in 200 Years of American Painting, New York Cultural Center, New York, NY
William Bailey and Brice Marden: Recent Prints, Knoedler Graphics, New York, NY
America, the Third Century, Pace Gallery, New York, NY
Images of an Era – The American Poster 1945-1975, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
1974 A Century of American Paintings: Centennial Exhibition, Fred P. Giles Gallery, Eastern
Kentucky State University, Richmond, KY, January 13 – February 8
Seven Realists, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, March 28 – June 2
Living American Artists and the Figure, Palmer Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University,
University Park, PA,
Soft Line Drawing, Fendrick Gallery, Washington, DC
1973 Realist Revival, New York Cultural Center, New York, NY
1972 Five Figurative Artists, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO (exhibition traveled to
Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro; Butler Institute of American
Art, Youngstown, OH)
Realism, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI (traveling exhibition
throughout U.S.)
Confronto sulle realità, Riccione, Italy
1971 Childe Hassam Purchase Exhibition, The American Academy and Institute of Arts & Letters,
New York, NY
Realist Painters, Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL (exhibition
traveled to University Art Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM)
University Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
1970 Childe Hassam Purchase Exhibition, The American Academy and Institute of Arts & Letters,
New York, NY
22 Realists, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (exhibition traveled to The Chrysler
Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA; Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Ogunquit, ME)
1969 Drawings U.S.A.. 1968, St. Paul Art Center, St. Paul, MN
New Realism 1970, St. Cloud State College, St. Cloud, MN
1968 The Big Figure, Wilcox Gallery, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA
Realism Now, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
Drawings by Six Artists, Dowd Fine Arts Gallery, State University of New York College at
Cortland, NY
American Art on the Market Today V, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
1967 Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
1964 The Figure, Drawings 1500-1964, University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA
1963 Contemporary American and Italian Drawings, D’Arcy Gallery, New York, NY
Graphics 1963, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
1962 Five New England Artists, Silvermine Guild Center for the Arts, New Canaan, CT
1961 Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign,
IL
1960 Image and Idea, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
View of 1960, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
1959 New Talent 1959, Art in America, New York, NY
Metropolitan Young Artists Exhibition, New York, NY
1957 Selection 1957, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA


Awards
2007 Benjamin Altman Award in Painting, National Academy of Design
2004 Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
1993 Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY
1992 Elected Accademico di Merito, Accademia di Belle Arti Pietro Vanucci, Perugia
1991 Elected Accademico, Accademia Nazionale di San Luca, Rome
1987 Honorary Doctor of Humanities, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
1986 Elected Member of The American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters
1985 Yale Arts Medal for Distinguished Contribution in Painting
1982 Elected to the National Academy of Design
1976-77 Visiting Artist, The American Academy in Rome
1975 Ingram-Merrill Foundation Grant for Painting
1965 Guggenheim Fellowship in Painting
1958 Boston Arts Festival, First Prize in Painting 1955 Alice Kimball English Traveling Fellowship

Academic Appointments
1995-present Kingman Brewster Professor of Art Emeritus, Yale University
1982-83 Meadows Distinguished Visiting Professor, Southern Methodist University
Kingman Brewster Professor of Art, Yale University 1975 Andrew Carnegie Visiting Professor, The Cooper Union
1974 Visiting Professor, University of Pennsylvania
1973-96 Professor of Art, Yale University
Professor (Adjunct) of Art, Yale University
Professor of Fine Arts, Indiana University 1965-68 Associate Professor of Fine Arts, Indiana University
1962-65 Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, Indiana University
1961-62 Assistant Professor Drawing and Painting, Yale University
1957-61 Instructor in Drawing, Yale University
1956-57 Assistant in Instruction, Yale University


Other
2000-present Member of the Board, Smithsonian Archives of American Art
1992-97 Member, National Council on the Arts, Washington, DC
1985-present Member of Corporation, YADDO
1985 Selection Committee, Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center
1985 Section Committee, New York Foundation of the Arts
Member, Board of Directors, College Art Association of America 1970-present Trustee, Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation
1960 American Specialist Grant – Toured Burma, Taiwan and Philippines


Public Collections
The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AK
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Bayly Art Museum of the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Chemical Bank of New York, New York, NY
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IO
Equitable Corporation, New York, NY
Estée Lauder, Inc., New York, NY
Evansville Museum of Art, Evansville, IN
Exxon Corporation, New York, NY
California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco,
CA
General Mills Corporation, Minneapolis, MN
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
The Hyde Collection, Glenn Falls, NY
Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, IN
The Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
J. B. Speed Museum, Louisville, KY
J. Henry Schroder Banking Corporation, New York, NY
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI
Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Lehman Brothers Shearson American Express, New York, NY
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
The Mobil Corporation, New York, NY
Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
Museum of Art, Duke University, Durham, NC
Museum of Art of Ogunquit, Ogunquit, ME
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, NY
New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
The New York Times, New York, NY
Ing. C. Olivetti & C., S. p. A., Ivrea, Italy
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
The Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO
Sheldon Swope Art Gallery, Terre Haute, IN
Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
Städtisches Sürmondt-Ludwig-Museum, Aachen, Germany
State University of New York at Cortland, Cortland, NY
University Art Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
University Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
The Weatherspoon Art Museum at the University of North Caroline at Greensboro, NC
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS
The William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT


Periodicals
2008 Wilkin, Karen. "At the Galleries" The Hudson River Review, Vol. LXV No. 1 (Spring 2008)
West, Nina P. "Embracing Stillness" Forbes (online), January 23
2007 Panero, James. "Gallery Chronicle" The New Criterion, Nov., p. 62
Goodrich, John. "Rendering Reality" The New York Sun, Oct. 25, p. 23
2005 Longhi, Tomasso. "William Bailey: Betty Cuningham Gallery", The Brooklyn Rail, May, pg.
17
Naves, Mario. "The Space Between Objects: Bailey’s Hypnotic Still Lifes", The New Observer,
May 5, p.18
Mullarkey, Maureen. "Philip Pearlstein, William Bailey", The New York Sun, April 14, p.17
2003 Strand, Mark and William Bailey. "Conversation on Art." The New Criterion, Dec. 2003, p.
17-22
Kimball, Roger. "Paragon of the Aesthetic." The New York Sun, March 6, p. 17, illus. [Migianella
Monumentale, 2002, reproduced.]
Naves, Mario. "A Solemn Still-Life Painter Thrown for an Invigorating Loop." The New York
Observer, March 10, p. 18.
Panero, James., "Gallery Chronicle." The New Criterion, April 2003, p. 60-61
Viveros-Fauné, Christian. "William Bailey." New York Press, February 26 – March 5, vol. 16, no.
9, p. 24, illus.
Robinson, Walter. "Weekend Update." Artnet, February 19, illus. [Reflections, 2001, reproduced].
2000 Johnson, Ken. "Objects of Desire: 125 Views of the Human Figure." The New York Times,
Sept. 1, illus.
1999 "Art at a Glance." The Palm Beach Post, Dec. 17, p. 37.
Kino, Carol. "William Bailey at Robert Miller." Art in America, Oct., vol. 87, no. 10, p. 166, illus.
[Reader Dreaming, 1999, illus. in color, p. 166].
Macinnis, Michael. "A Closer Look: William Bailey." M The New York Art World, May, pp. 12-13,
illus. [reproductions of Portrait of L, 1986, p. 12; Sisters, 1991, p. 13.]
1998 Kramer, Hilton. "Bailey: An American Classic (exhibit)." Art & Antiques, v. 22, no. 6, June,
pp. 108-109
"Alpha Gallery – William Bailey: Works on Paper." Art New England, April / May, p. 52, illus.
[Untitled, 1997, illus. p. 52].
1997 Perl, Jed. "Jed Perl on Art." The New Republic, Sept. 22.
Carbone, David. "The Subject Matter in View." Modern Painters, v. 10, Autumn, pp. 78-82
1996 Bass, Ruth. "When a Rose is a Rose." ARTnews, February, vol. 95, no. 2, pp. 93-94, 7 illus.
1994 Parr, Debra Riley, and Robert W. Duffy. "Testament to Loss: Works are Hallowed." St. Louis
Post-Dispatch, Oct. 27, p. G4.
_________. "Notes on the Ethics of Seeing: Bailey and Avedon." Modern Painters (London),
Summer, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 36-38, 4 illus. [reproductions of Memory of a Woman Posing and Dark
Harbor VI].
Kimball, Roger. "Exhibition Notes: William Bailey: Selected Works, 1964-1994." The New
Criterion, April, vol. 12, no. 8, pp. 41-42.
Pozzi, Lucio. "Pittura speculazione intellettuale fisicalizzata nel colore." Il Giornale dell’Arte
(Milan), April.
Kramer, Hilton. "Emmerich’s Bailey Show Puts Museums to Shame." The New York Observer,
March 21.
"Emmerich’s Bailey Show Puts Museum to Shame." The New York Observer, March 21.
Giacomoni, Silvia. "Bailey armonia a colori." La Repubblica (Rome), March 11.
Minchilli, Elizabeth Helman. [review of Il Gabbiano exhibition, Rome]. ARTnews, March, vol. 93,
pp. 148-149, illus. [reproduction of Piano Perduto].
Soavi, Giorgio. "Bottiglie e caraffe gelidamente perfette." Il Giornale, March 6.
Avogadro, Gina. "Il Morandi a stelle a strisce: E definito il più italiano dei pittori americani." Il
Giorno (Milan), February 24.
1993 Mosello, Luisa. "Il ritorno di Bailey e del suo quotidiano." La Repubblica (Rome), Nov. 17.
Massari, Giulia. "La Serenità delle cose domestiche." Il Giornale (Milan), Nov. 16.
Constantini, Constanzo. "Mostre/William Bailey pittore americano innamorato dell’Italia." Il
Messaggero (Rome), Nov. 13.
1992 Kuspit, Donald B. "William Bailey." Artforum, Summer, vol. 30, p. 106, illus. [reproduction of
Horizon, 1991].
Kimball, Roger. "Apart from the Mainstream." The Wall Street Journal, May 18.
[reproduction of Still Life Ostia, 1991]. ARTnews, January, vol. 91, p. 12; Art in America, vol. 80,
January, p. 24.
1991 Rose, Matthew. [review of Robert Schoelkopf Gallery exhibition, New York]. ARTnews,
Summer, vol. 90, pp. 154-155, illus. [reproduction of K, 1988].
Kalina, Richard. "William Bailey." Arts Magazine, May, p. 75, vol. 65, illus. [reproduction of Peck
Street, 1989].
Perl, Jed. "Tradition-Conscious." The New Criterion, May, vol. 9, no. 9, p. 56.
Kaufman, Jason Edward. "William Bailey: Yale’s Reclusive Dean of Art." American Arts Quarterly,
Spring, pp. 16-18.
Miro, Marsha. "William Bailey’s Wispy Abstracts Stir Cosmic Sense." Detroit Free Press, April 7.
1989 Margulies, Stephen. "The Refuge of Art – at the Bayly." The Observer, August 24 – 30.
Zimmer, William. "Crockery From a Painter’s Perspective." The New York Times, July 9.
1988 [reproduction of Untitled [pots], 1988]. Art in America, Dec., vol. 76, p. 16.
Almansi, Guido. "Trittico per l"Italia." La Repubblica (Rome), March 12.
Kimmelman, Michael. "Art: Realism Today at National Academy." The New York Times, January
8.
1987 "Untitled Drawings: A Project for Artforum." Artforum, Sept., vol. 26, pp. 104-108, illus.
[reproduction of Still Life with Terra Cotta Wall, 1976]. Art in America, August, vol. 75, p. 8.
Henry, Gerrit. "William Bailey at Schoelkopf." Art in America, March, vol. 75, p. 140, illus.
[reproduction of Still Life Noto, 1986].
"William Bailey at Schoelkopf." Art in America, March, vol. 75, no. 3, p. 140.
1986 Hollander, John. "Artist’s Dialogue: William Bailey, An Extreme and Abstract Clarity."
Architectural Digest, Dec., vol. 43, pp. 44, 48-50, illus. [reproductions of Eggs; Still Life Genova,
1984; Portrait of L, 1986].
Russell, John. "Art: William Bailey." The New York Times, Nov. 28, p. C22.
Zimmer, William. "Crockery, From a Painter’s Perspective." The New York Times, Nov. 28.
1986 Bailey, William H. "William Bailey: A Tenacious Dissenter Talks about the Mystery of
Painting and Bemoans the Sad State of Today’s Art World." Art & Antiques, Oct., pp. 57-58, illus.
[reproduction of Still Life Genova, 1984; Still Life Torre, 1984].
Navrozov, Andrei. "William Bailey." Art and Antiques, Oct., pp. 57-59.
Alexandre, Phil. "William Bailey: The State of the Artist." The Kenyon Journal, May, pp. 6-11.
"A Survey of Contemporary Still Lifes." American Artist, February, vol. 50, no. 523, pp. 42-52,
illus. [reproduction of Still Life Pisa, 1984].
Wolff, Theodore F. "Drawings from the Famous and the Promising." Christian Science Monitor,
January 20.
Solnit, Rebecca. "After the Master." Artweek, January 11, vol. 17, pp. 3-4, illus.
Henry, Gerrit. "William Bailey at Schoelkopf." Art in America.
1985 Hughes, Robert. "Art: Careerism and Hype Admist the Image Haze. American Painters of
the 80s are Buffeted by Cultural Inflation." Time, June 17, p. 78.
"Maestri del silenzio." Arte (Milan), April.
[reproduction of Still Life Torre, 1984]. ARTnews, March, vol. 84, p. 144.
Apuleo, Vito. "William Bailey: Astratta classicità." Il Messaggero (Rome), March 19.
Henry, Gerrit. "Recent American Still Life Painting." ARTnews, March, vol. 85, no. 3, p. 144.
Kohen, Helen L. "Still Life Paintings That Will Take Your Breath Away." Miami Herald, January
20.
1984 Gibson, Eric. "American Still Life." The New Criterion, Oct., vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 70-75.
[reproduction of Portrait Head, 1977]. Connoisseur, August, vol. 214, p. 9.
Glueck, Grace. "Art: American Still Life with the Accent on Life." The New York Times, July 20.
Soavi, Giorgio. "Figure." Epoca (Rome), May 4, p. 98.
"Realism: The Painting is Fiction Enough." The New York Times, April 28, p. B19.
[reproduction of Still Life Monterchi, 1981]. ARTnews, March, vol. 83, p. 40; Perspecta, no. 21, p.
148.
[reproduction of Ginepro Still Life no. 6, 1980]. Artweek, February 25, vol. 15, p. 17.
1983 [reproduction of Lost Lady]. ARTnews, Nov., vol. 82, p. 25.
Artner, Alan G. "Art." Chicago Tribune, April 3, arts and books section, pp. 16-17.
Kutner, Janet. "Quiet Authority." Dallas Morning News, March 23, pp. C1-3.
Glueck, Grace. "Art: American Still Life with the Accent on Life." Dallas Times Herald, March 9.
Marvel, Bill. "More Credible Than Realistic." Dallas Times Herald, March 9.
1982 [reproduction of Still Life With Honey Jar, 1978]. American Artists, Dec., vol. 46, p. 51.
Oresman, Janice C. "Still Life Today." Arts Magazine, Dec., vol. 57, no. 4, pp. 111-115, 8 illus.
[reproduction of Still Life Piazza San Francisco, 1982].
"Prints and Photographs Published." PCN, Nov.-Dec., vol. 13, p. 169. [reproduction of Still Life
#6].
Storr, Robert. [review of Robert Schoelkopf Gallery exhibition]. Art in America, Nov., vol. 70, p.
124. [reproduction of Still Life Monterchi, 1981].
Bass, Ruth. "William Bailey: Robert Schoelkopf." ARTnews, Oct..
[review of Robert Schoelkopf Gallery exhibition]. ARTnews, Oct., vol. 81, p. 160. [reproduction of
Still Life Galera, 1982].
Diwan, Fiona. "Il momento dei nuovi eclettici: I tritatutto." Panorama (Milan), Sept. 6, pp. 82-86.
[reproduction of Rome – Large Still Life, 1977]. Art International, May-June, vol. 25, p. 74.
Marechal-Workman, Andrée. [review of Carnegie Institute exhibition]. Artweek, July 3, vol. 13, no.
23, p. 16, 2 illus.
Stevens, Mark. "Art Imitates Life: The Revival of Realism." Newsweek, June 7, vol. 99, no. 23, pp.
64-70 [cover story].
Fort, Ilene Susan. "Arts Reviews." Arts Magazine, June, vol. 56, no. 10, pp. 18-19, illus.
[reproduction of Piazza Fortebraccio, 1981].
Russell, John. "Recent Paintings by William Bailey." The New York Times, April 23, p. C22.
Smith, Roberta. "Tempus Fidget." Village Voice, April 20, p. 89.
Filler, Martin. "Qu’est-ce qui est américain dans l’architecture américaine?" Paris Vogue, April 19,
pp. 222-223.
Anfam, David. [review of Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts exhibition]. Art Monthly, April,
vol. 55, p. 25.
[reproduction of Still Life Monterchi, 1981]. Art in America, April, vol. 70, p. 46; ARTnews, vol. 81,
April, p. 31.
[reproduction of Untitled: Still Life of Bowls and Egg]. Art in America, March, vol. 71, p. 40.
1981 Bass, Ruth. "The Illusion of Reality." ARTnews, Dec., vol. 80, no. 10, pp. 78-81, illus.
[reproduction of Migianella, Still Life with Pitcher, 1975]. Art in America, Dec., vol. 69, p. 70.
[reproduction of Portrait of Saria, 1979-80]. ARTnews, Dec., vol. 80, p. 78.
"American Realism Since 1960: Beyond the Perfect Green Pea." Portfolio Magazine, Nov.-Dec.,
p. 72.
Goodyear, Frank H. "American Realism Since 1960: Beyond the Perfect Green Pea." Portfolio,
Nov.-Dec., vol. 3, no. 6, pp. 72-81, 16 illus.
Stearns, Robert. [review of Akron Art Museum exhibition]. Dialogue, Nov.-Dec., vol. 4, no. 1, pp.
13-14, 3 illus.
Kramer, Hilton. "Art View: The Return of the Realists and a New Battle Shaping Up." The New
York Times, Oct. 25, pp. B1-35.
________ [review of Akron Art Museum exhibition]. The New York Times, Sept. 20, pp. D33-D34,
2 illus.
Perl, Jed. [review of Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts exhibition]. Art in America, Sept.,
vol. 69, no. 7, pp. 11, 13.
Clair, Jean. "Il Ritorna della Natura Morta." Casa Vogue, Sept., pp. 352-355.
[reproduction of Monte Migiana Still Life, 1979]. Connoisseur, Sept., vol. 208, p. 47.
[reproduction of Nude Seated in Chair, 1967]. Art in America, Sept., vol. 59, p. 56.
Henry, Gerrit. [review of Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK exhibition]. Print Collector’s
Newsletter, July-August, vol. 12, no. 3.
Jodidio, P. "Le paradis perdu: artistes et architectes (Paradise Lost: Artists and Architects)."
Connaissance des Arts, June, no. 352, pp. 60-65, illus.
Levin, Gail. "Edward Hopper Symposium at the Whitney Museum of American Art: Editor’s
Statement." Art Journal, Summer, vol. 41, no. 2, pp. 115-117, 3 illus.
Davis, Douglas. "Mixed Marriages of Art." Newsweek, March 16, vol. 97, no. 11, p. 71.
Trombadori, Antonello. "Nature Morte e Risuscitate." Europeo, February, p. 70.
Bilardello, Enzo. "William Bailey." Il Corriere della Sera (Rome), January 31.
Ouvaroff, I. E. "Quartetto Tacet." The Yale Literary Magazine, vol. 149, no. 1, pp. 8-13.
1980 "Oggetti nuovi nella luce dell’antica Italia." L’Unità (Rome), Dec. 5.
[reproduction of Still Life – Table with Ochre Wall, 1972]. Antiques, June, vol. 117, p. 1295.
1979 "Rutgers Museum Seeks to Give Prints Their Due." The New York Times (New Jersey
Section), Dec. 24, p. B25.
Gruen, John. "William Bailey: Mystery and Mastery." ARTnews, Nov., vol. 78, no. 9, pp. 140-143,
145, 5 illus., [reproductions of Large Orvieto Still Life; Still Life Manfroni, 1978 (both in color); N,
1964; Table].
Henry, Gerrit. "Preference for the Perfect." ARTnews, April-May, vol. 78, no. 4, p. 145, illus.
[reproduction of Connecticut Still Life].
[reproduction of Grecian Still Life, 1978]. ARTnews, May, vol. 78, p. 4.
Forgey, Benjamin. "Galleries: Painting the Familiar." Washington Star (Washington, DC), April 15.
Richard, Paul. "Clean, Fine, and Moving: The Still Life before the Storm." Washington Post, April
14.
French-Frazier, Nina. "William Bailey." Arts Magazine, April, vol. 53, no. 8, p. 9, illus.
[reproduction of Fratta Still Life].
Gibson, Eric. "New York." Art International, March, vol. 22, no. 10, p. 42-51, illus. [reproduction of
Grecian Still Life, 1978].
Perone, Jeff. "William Bailey." Artforum, March.
[review of Robert Schoelkopf Gallery exhibition]. Artforum, March, vol. 17, pp. 61-63, illus.
[reproduction of Still Life Manfroni, 1978].
Lubell, Ellen. "An Air of Serenity." Soho Weekly News, January 18.
Kramer, Hilton. "Art: Stuart Davis and William Bailey." The New York Times, January 12, p. C14.
1978 Mazars, Pierre. "Silence! Peinture." Le Figaro (Paris), April 14, p. 22.
Plazy, Giles. "William Bailey: L’Alphabet Plastique." Quotidien Paris, March 28, p. 18.
Micha, R. "Paris." Art International, vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 48-52, 6 illus. [reproduction of Nature Morte
avec Cafetière, 1975].
1977 Perl, Jerold. "The Life of the Object: Still Life Painting Today." Arts Magazine, Dec., vol. 52,
pp. 27-28. [reproduction of Migianella Still Life with Jug].
Tufts, E. "The Veristic Eye: Some Contemporary American Affinities with Luis Meléndez, Spanish
Painter of Still-Life Phenomenology." Arts Magazine, Dec., vol. 52, no. 4, pp. 142-144, 9 illus.
1976 Artner, Alan G. "Bailey, Pasmore and Gooch Step into the Exhibition Circle." Chicago
Tribune, February 15.
[reproduction of America: the Third Century, 1976]. Graphis, vol. 31, no. 182, p. 576.
[reproduction of Still Life with Eggs, Candlestick and Bowl (poster)]. Graphis, vol. 32, no. 187, p.
460.
[review of Bicentennial Prints, Pace Gallery, New York]. Arts Magazine, January, vol. 50, no. 12,
p. 12.
1975 Evett, Kenneth. "Academic Question." The New Republic, February 15, vol. 172, no. 7, pp.
30-31.
Tannenbaum, Judith. "William Bailey." Arts, January.
1974 [review of Robert Schoelkopf Gallery exhibition]. ARTnews, Dec., vol. 73, p. 90.
Kramer, Hilton. "Art: William Bailey Still Lifes." The New York Times, Oct. 26, p. 25.
________. "Realism: The Painting is Fiction Enough." The New York Times, April 28, p. D19, 1
illus.
Dragone, Angelo. "Mostre d’arte." Stampa Sera (Turin), January 11.
Bernardi, Marziano. "La pittura e i segni." La Stampa (Turin), January 10, p. 7.
[review of Robert Schoelkopf Gallery exhibition]. Arts Magazine, January, vol. 49, p. 18.
[reproduction of Migianella Still Life].
1973 [reproduction of Still Life – Table with Ochre Wall, 1972]. Yale University Art Gallery
Bulletin, June, vol. 34, p. 44.
Micacchi, Dario. "Realismo tradizionale nel’opere di William Bailey." L’Unità (Rome), February 24.
Morosini, Giulio. "Bailey e il realismo classico." Paese Sera (Rome), February 17, p. 10.
Trucchi, Lorenza. "Bailey al Fante di Spade." Momento Sera (Rome), February 16.
White, Edmund. "Realism." Saturday Review of the Arts, February, vol. 1, no. 2, p. 57.
1972 Schjeldahl, Peter. "Realism – a Retreat to the Fundamentals?" The New York Times, Dec.
24, p. B25.
Kramer, Hilton. "Extreme Cross Purposes." The New York Times, Dec. 10, p. B27.
[review of Schoelkopf Gallery exhibition]. ARTnews, Nov., vol. 70, p. 12.
Hughes, Robert. "The Realist as Corn God." Time, January 31, pp. 50-55.
Lanes, Jerold. "Problems of Representation: Are We Asking the Right Questions?" Artforum,
January, vol. 10, no. 5, pp. 60-62, 5 illus. [reproduction of Still Life With Eggs and Blue-White
Bowl, 1971)].
[reproduction of Still Life]. Art Journal, no. 2, Winter, p. 202.
1971 Nemser, Cindy. "Representational Painting in 1971: A New Synthesis." Arts Magazine,
Dec., vol. 46, pp. 41-46.
[reproduction of Eggs on Mantlepiece, 1970]. Arts Magazine, Dec., vol. 46, p. 45.
B[rown], G[ordon]. "In the Galleries." Arts Magazine, Nov., vol. 42, no. 2, Nov., p. 72.
C[ampbell], L[awrence]. "Reviews and Previews." ARTnews, Nov., vol. 70, no. 7, p. 12.
[review of Schoelkopf Gallery exhibition]. Arts Magazine, Nov., vol. 46, p. 72.
Kramer, Hilton. "William Bailey and the Artifice of Realism." The New York Times, Oct. 31, p. B21.
Perl, Jed. "William Bailey’s Poetic Realism." Columbia Daily Spectator, Nov. 5, p. 4.
[reproduction of Eggs on a Counter with an Egg Cup]. Art in America, Sept., vol. 59, p. 125.
"Weg von der Weihnachtsausstellung: Spiegel-Gespräch mit dem Kokumenta-Generalsekretär
Harald Szeemann." Der Spiegel, April 12, p. 57.
Glueck, Grace. "New York: Visual Riches and Recessionary Blues." Art in America, March, vol.
59, no. 2, pp. 42-49, illus. [reproduction of Sisters, 1970].
[reproduction of Still Life, 1971]. Kunstwerk, March, vol. 25, p. 48.
1971 Ratcliff, Carter. "New York." Art International, Winter.
1970 Ratcliff, C. "22 Realists Exhibit at the Whitney." Art International, April, vol. 14, p. 67.
Jürgen-Fischer, Klaus. "Neuer Naturalismus." Das Kunstwerk, February-March, vol. 23, no. 5-6,
pp. 3-34.
Kramer, Hilton. "Dear Reader, Worry no More." The New York Times, February 15, p. B23.
[reproduction of Italian]. Kunstwerk, February, vol. 23, p. 23.
1969 Isaacson, Philip. "Worth It and Then Some." Maine Sunday Telegram, February 16.
Laderman, Gabriel. "Unconventional Realists." Artforum, February, vol. 7, p. 33. [reproduction of
Eggs, 1966].
Tillim, Sidney. "The Reception of Figurative Art: Notes on a General Misunderstanding." Artforum,
February, vol. 7, pp. 30-33.
1968 Laderman, Gabriel. "Unconventional Realists." Artforum, Nov., vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 42-46.
P[errault], J[ohn]. "Reviews and Previews: Exhibition at Schoelkopf Gallery." ARTnews, April, vol.
67, no. 2, p. 9, illus. [reproduction of White Chair, 1964].
G[uiliano], C[harles]. "In the Galleries: Exhibition at Schoelkopf Gallery." Arts Magazine, March,
vol. 42, no. 5, p. 60, illus. [reproduction of N, 1964].
Lanes, Jerold. "Review: Exhibition at Robert Schoelkopf." Burlington Magazine, March, vol. 110,
p. 170, illus.
Kramer, Hilton. "Form, Fantasy, and the Nude." The New York Times, February 11, p. D25.
1959 Lipman, Jean, ed. "New Talent 1959." Art in America, Spring, vol. 47, no. 1, p. 48.


Books and Catalogues
2008 Lysaker, John T. Emerson & Self-Culture, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN. Illus.
[Reproduction in color of Migianella del Sogno, 2003, front cover]
2007 Teachout, Terry, William Bailey on Canvas (exhibition catalogue). Betty Cuningham Gallery,
New York, NY
The 182nd Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, (exhibition catalogue) National
Academy Museum, New York, NY. pp. 11, 21 illus. [Reproduction of Overcast, 2004-05]
2006 Wilkin, Karen, William Bailey on Paper (exhibition catalogue). Betty Cuningham Gallery,
New York, NY, in collaboration with Alexandre Hogue Gallery, the University of Tulsa, The
Philbrook Museum of Art, and The Wichita Art Museum
2005 Between Perception & Invention: Three Generations of Figurative Artists, (exhibition
catalogue) Sharon Arts Gallery, Peterborough, NY. pp. 24,25. Illus. [Reproduction of Val di
Chiana, 2001].
2004 Disch, Thomas. Zenxis, Tabletop Arenas, (exhibition catalogue) Zenxis, 2004, p. 5.
2003 Kimball, Roger. Arts Prospect. Chicago, IL: Ivan R. Dee, p. 263-268
Nemett, Barry. Conversations: Influence & Collaboration in Contemporary Art. Evergreen House,
2003
2002 Barriault, Anne B. "Chapter 10," The Cambridge Companion to Piero Della Francesca,
edited by Jeryldene M. Wood. p. 171-191.
Lunden, Nolman. The Perception of Appearance: A Decade of American Figure Drawing, Frye Art
Museum, Seattle, WA.
2001 Forge, Andrew. William Bailey, (exhibition catalogue) Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris,
France. May 17 – June 30.
2000 O’Brien, Geoffrey. The Browser’s Ecstasy. Washington, DC: Counterpoint Press. [Reader
Dreaming, 1999, illus. on jacket cover].
Wei, Lilly, Alexi Worth, and John Yau. The Figure: Another Side of Modernism (exhibition
catalogue). Staten Island, NY: Snug Harbor Cultural Center, pp. 36, 179, illus. [Reproduction of
Memory of a Woman Posing, 1994, reproduced in color, p. 157.]
1999 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. 10, 14, 16-17, 20, 40, 40, 41, 61,
69, 70, 118, 3 illus. [Self-Portrait, 1979, reproduced, pl. 18, p. 40; Portrait of Sarai, 1978,
reproduced, pl. 19, p. 41;
Torso and Head of Nude, 1967, reproduced, pl. 47, p. 61; Still Life with Honey Jar, 1978,
reproduced, pl. 58, p. 69; Still Life – Via dell’Oca, 1985, reproduced, pl. 59, p. 70.]
Forge, Andrew, and Mark Strand. William Bailey: Studio Fictions (exhibition catalogue). New
York: Robert Miller Gallery.
Tobler, Jay, ed. The American Art Book. London: Phaidon Press Limited, p. 20. [Manhattan Still
Life, 1980, reproduced p. 20].
1997 Breuer, Fine, and Nash. Thirty-Five Years at Crown Point Press (exhibition catalogue).
Washington, DC: National Gallery and San Francisco: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco,
University of California Press.
Hughes, Robert. American Visions. New York: Knopf.
1996 Brown, Kathan. Ink, Paper, Metal, Wood: Painters and Sculptors at Crown Point Press. San
Francisco: Chronicle Books.
1995 Belz, Carol. The Herbert W. Plimpton Collection of Realist Art (exhibition catalogue).
Waltham, MA: Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University.
1993 Briganti, Giuliano. William Bailey: Recent Painting (exhibition catalogue). Rome: Galleria
d’Arte il Gabbiano.
______________. William Bailey: Milan: Edizione Trentadue.
1991 Arthur, John. American Realism and Figurative Art 1952-1990 (exhibition catalogue).
Sendai, Japan: Miyagi Museum of Art.
Briganti, Giuliano, and John Hollander. William Bailey. New York: Rizzoli International.
Gruen, John. The Artist Observed: 28 Interviews with Contemporary Artists. Chicago: A Cappella
Books.
Image and Likeness: Figurative Works from the Permanent Collection of the Whitney Museum of
American Art (exhibition catalogue). New York: Whitney Museum of American Art.
1988 Briganti, Giuliano, and Marisa Volpi. Bailey-Kopp-Theimer. Tre artisti stranieri in Italia
(exhibition catalogue). Rome: De Luca Editore.
Johnson, Robert Flynn. William Bailey Recent Paintings and Drawings (exhibition catalogue). San
Francisco: John Berggruen Gallery.
Sandler, Irving. American Art of the Sixties. New York: Harper & Row.
1987 Agenda Olivetti. Milan: Olivetti [illustrations by William Bailey].
Forge, Andrew. Disegni e tempere di William Bailey. Milan: Olivetti.
Strand, Mark. William Bailey. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
1986 Forge, Andrew. William Bailey: Recent Paintings (exhibition catalogue). New York: Robert
Schoelkopf Gallery.
1985 Haim, Nadine. Peintures aux Fourneaux. Paris: Flammarion.
Martin, Alvin. American Realism: Twentieth Century Drawings and Watercolors from the
Collection of Glenn C. Janss (exhibition catalogue). San Francisco.
Ratcliff, Carter. American Art Today: Still Life (exhibition catalogue). Miami: The Art Museum at
Florida International University.
Soavi, Giorgio. Nudi di William Bailey (exhibition catalogue). Rome: Galleria d’Arte il Gabbiano.
1984 De Santi, Floriano. L’immagine e il suo doppio (exhibition catalogue). Milan: Palazzo Bagatti
Valsecchi.
Marano, Lizbeth. Parasol and Simca: Two Presses/Two Processes (exhibition catalogue).
Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell Art Gallery, Bucknell University.
Strand, Mark, ed. The Art of the Real: Nine Contemporary Figurative Painters. London: Aurum
Press. [published in America as The Art of the Real: Nine American Figurative Painters. New
York: C.N. Potter.]
Yates, Sam. Invitational Drawing Exhibition (exhibition catalogue). Knoxville, TN: University of
Tennessee.
1983 Cathcart, Linda L. American Still Life: 1945-83. New York: Harper & Row in conjunction with
the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX.
Cather, Willa. A Lost Lady. New York: The Limited Editions Club [illustrations by William Bailey].
Plous, Phyllis, and Eileen Guggenheim. A Heritage Renewed: Representational Art Today
(exhibition catalogue). Santa Barbara, CA: Santa Barbara Museum of Art.
Strand, Mark, ed. Art of the Real: Nine American Figurative Painters. New York: Clarkson N.
Potter, Inc. 1982 Goodyear, Frank H. Perspectives on Contemporary American Realism: Works of Art on
Paper from the Collection of Jalane and Richard Davidson (exhibition catalogue). Philadelphia:
Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts. Hassrick, Peter H. 100 Years of Western Art from Pittsburgh Collections (exhibition catalogue).
Pittsburgh: Carnegie Museum of Art.
Hollander, John. William Bailey: Recent Paintings (exhibition catalogue). New York: Robert
Schoelkopf Gallery.
Ludwig, Peter. Zeitgenössische Kunst aus der Sammlung Ludwig, Aachen (Contemporary Art
from the Ludwig Collection, Aachen)(exhibition catalogue). Berlin, GDR: Staatliche Museen zu
Berlin.
1981 Danoff, I. Michael, and Carolyn Kinder Carr. The Image in American Painting and Sculpture:
1950-1980 (exhibition catalogue). Akron, OH: Akron Art Museum.
Diamonstein, Barbaralee. Collaboration: Artists and Architects (exhibition catalogue). New York:
Whitney Library of Design.
Goodyear, Jr., Frank H. Contemporary American Realism Since 1960. Boston: New York Graphic
Society in association with the Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts.
Hinson, T. E. Contemporary Artists (exhibition catalogue). Cleveland, OH: Cleveland Museum of
Art.
Sandler,Irving. 20 Artists: Yale School of Art, 1950-1970 (exhibition catalogue). New Haven, CT:
Yale University Art Gallery.
1980 Arthur, John. Realist Drawings and Watercolors. Boston: New York Graphic Society.
__________. Realism/Photorealism (exhibition catalogue). Tulsa, OK: Philbrook Museum of Art.
Moravia, Alberto, and Mark Strand. William Bailey: Paintings and Drawings (exhibition catalogue).
Rome: Galleria d’Arte il Gabbiano.
Perreault, John. Aspects of the 70s: Directions in Realism (exhibition catalogue). Framingham,
MA: Danforth Museum of Art.
1979 Strand, Mark. William Bailey: Recent Paintings (exhibition catalogue). New York: Robert
Schoelkopf Gallery.
Tannous, David. Still-life and the Figure by William Bailey (exhibition catalogue). Washington,
DC: S.P. Fendrick Gallery.
1978 Haggin, Virginia Mann. Connecticut Painting, Drawing and Sculpture 78 (exhibition
catalogue). New Haven, CT: University of Bridgeport.
Kramer, Hilton, and Jean Paget. William Bailey: Peintures (exhibition catalogue). Paris: Gallerie
Claude Bernard.
1977 Kultermann, Udo. The New Painting. Rev. ed. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.
1975 Cogswell, Margaret. American Poster 1945-75 (exhibition catalogue). Washington, DC:
Corcoran Gallery of Art.
Miller, Margaret A. Figure as Form: American Painting 1930-1975 (exhibition catalogue). Saint
Petersburg, FL: Museum of Fine Arts.
1974 Hamel, Mary Michele. A Century of American Paintings: Centennial Exhibition (exhibition
catalogue). Richmond, KY: Fred P. Giles Gallery, Eastern Kentucky State University.
Shestack, Alan, and A[nne] M[cAuley]. Seven Realists (exhibition catalogue). New Haven: Yale
University Art Gallery.
1973 Fitzgerald, Ugheta. "Alcune note sulla pittura di William Bailey." William Bailey (exhibition
catalogue). Rome: Gallerie il Fante di Spade.
Kramer, Hilton. The Age of the Avant-Garde: An Art Chronicle of 1956-1972. New York: Farrar,
Straus and Giroux.
Sager, Peter. Neue Formen de Realismus. Cologne; Verlag M. DuMont Schauberg.
1972 Becker, Ludwig. Neue Galerie der Stadt Aachen: Der Bestand 72 [catalogue of the
collection]. Aachen: Städtisches Sürmondt-Ludwig-Museum.
Kahmen, Volker. Erotic Art Today. Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society.
1970 Monte, James K. 22 Realists (exhibition catalogue). New York: Whitney Museum of
American Art.
1968 Nochlin, Linda. Realism Now (exhibition catalogue). Poughkeepsie, NY: The Frances
Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College.
1963 Rannels, Edward W. Graphics 1963 (exhibition catalogue). Lexington: University of
Kentucky Art Museum.
1961 Weller, Allen S. Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture (exhibition catalogue).
Champaign, IL: Krannert Art Museum.
1958 Eighty Poems of Antonio Machado. New York: Las Americas [illustrations by William
Bailey].
1957 Messer, Thomas M. Selection 1957 (exhibition catalogue). Boston: Institute of Contemporary Art.





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