Mel Mel - Biography - Louis K. Meisel Gallery

BORN

July 24, 1935; Sacramento, CA

EDUCATION

1954-55� Sacramento Junior College, CA
1955-56� San Jose State College, CA
1957
Sacramento State College, B.A.
1958
Sacramento State College, M.A.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1958-60� Elk Grove High School
1960-66� Mira Loma High School
1965-66� Sacramento State University
1966
Arizona State University, Tempe
1966-97 �California State University, Hayward (Professor Emeritus)

AWARDS

1986� National Endowment for the Visual Artists Fellowship Grant
1986� United States/France Exchange Fellowship

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
American Republic Insurance Co., Des Moines, IA
Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, State University of New York, New
Roland Gibson Gallery, State University of New York, Potsdam
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution,
Washington, DC
Indianapolis Museum of Art, IN
John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
Kunsthaus Darmstadt, Germany
Ludwig Collection, Aachen, Germany
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje, Macedonia
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Museum Moderner Kunst, Ludwig Foundation, Vienna, Austria
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Oakland Museum of California
University of Oregon Museum of Art, Eugene, OR
The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA
Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden, University of
Nebraska-Lincoln
Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA
Sintra Museum of Modern Art, Sintra, Portugal
Stuart M. Speiser Collection, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Seattle Art Museum, WA
Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
1964
Bianchini Gallery, New York, NY
1965
Bianchini Gallery, New York, NY
1965
David Stuart Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1966
Galerie Ricke, Kassel, West Germany
1967
Galerie Tobies-Silex, Cologne, West Germany
1967
San Francisco Museum of Art, CA
1968
David Stuart Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1968
Mills College Art Gallery, Oakland, CA
1969
Gallery Reese Palley, San Francisco, CA
1969
David Stuart Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1969
Gegenverkehr, Aachen, West Germany
1970
Artist Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1971
Galerie Richard Fonchke, Ghent, Belgium
1971
French & Company, New York, NY
1971
Graphics Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1971
Galerie Bruno Bischofberger, Zurich, Switzerland
1972
Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT
1973
Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA
1973
Madison Art Center, WI
1973
Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA
1974
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
1974
David Stuart Gallery, New York, NY
1975
Museum Haus Lange Krefeld, West Germany
1976
David Stuart Gallery, New York, NY
1976
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
1977
The Oakland Museum, CA
1977
Morgan Gallery, Shawnee Mission, KS
1978
Church Fine Arts Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, NV
1978
Galeria Plura, Milan, Italy
1979
Galeria Cadaques, Spain
1979
University Gallery, California State University, Chino, CA
1980
"Mel Ramos: A Twenty Year Survey," The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis
University, Waltham, MA, April 13 - May 16
1980
"Mel Ramos 'Upscapes'- A Salute to Morris Louis," Morgan Gallery,
Shawnee Mission, KS, June 20 - July 19
1980
Franz Wynans Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1981
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
1981
Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA
1981
Modernism, San Francisco, CA
1982
Malinda Wyatt Gallery, Venice, CA
1982
Route 66, Philadelphia, PA
1985
"The Four Seasons," Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY,
October 5-26
1986
“Vintage and Recent Paintings,” Hokin/Kaufman Gallery, Chicago, IL, February
1986
"Mel Ramos - Early Paintings," Galerie Tanja Grunert, Cologne,
West Germany, September
1986
"Mel Ramos: Paintings 1962-1968," Modernism, San Francisco, CA,
November 4 - December 13
1987
Studio Trisorio, Naples, Italy
1988
Kunsthandlung Brigitte Haasner, Wiesbaden, West Germany
1988
James Corcoran Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1989
"Beauty and the Beast," Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY,
February 4-25
1989
"The Artist's Studio," Louis K. Meisel Gallery, November 4-25
1991
"Mel Ramos - The Heroines of 1962-64," Louis K. Meisel Gallery,
New York, NY, October 5-26
1992
"Mel Ramos: Aquarelle und Frühe Grafiken," ARTAX, Kunsträume,
Düsseldorf, Germany, January 24 - March 15
1992
"Mel Ramos: Aquarelle und Grafiken," Maximilian Krips Galerie,
Cologne, Germany, June 13 - July 31
1993
"Mel Ramos: The Unfinished Painting Series," Louis K. Meisel
Gallery, New York, NY, October 30 - November 20
1994-95� "Mel Ramos - Retrospective," Germany and Austria
traveling exhibition: Kunstverein Lingen, Lingen, November 12 -�
December 18, 1994; Mannheimer Kunstverein, Mannheim, January 15 -�
March 5, 1995; Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel, April 6 - June 5, 1995;
To Vienna under title “Mel Ramos: Pop Art Images,” Hochschule für
Angewandte Kunst in Wien, July 21 - August 26, 1995
1996
Modernism, San Francisco, CA
1996
Galerie Ulrich Gering, Frankfurt, Germany
1996
Galerie Levy, Hamburg, Germany
1996-97 Galerie Ernst Hilger, Vienna, Austria, Nov. 24 – Jan. 16
1997
“Mel Ramos - Oleos, Acuarelas, Dibujos,” Galeria Levy, Madrid,
Spain, April 11 - May 26
1997
“Mel Ramos: Chic Women,” Kantor Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, May 1 -
June 30
1998
Galeria Nova, Bad Homburg, Germany
1998-99 Galerie Burkhard Eikelmann, Düsseldorf, Germany, Dec. 12 – Jan. 29
1999
“Mel Ramos: The Lost Paintings of 1965,” Louis K. Meisel Gallery,
New York, NY, March 6-27 -00 “Mel Ramos,” Italy and Germany traveling exhibition: Galleria Civica
di Modena, Palazzina Dei Giardini Corso Canalgrande, Modena,
Italy, January 24–April 25; Kunsthaus Hannover, Hannover, Germany,
May 9-July 18; Museum Moderner Kunst, Passau, Germany, July 30-
Sept. 26; Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven, Wilhelmshaven, Germany,
Oct.15-Dec. 5; Kunstforum Fränkisches Seeland, Gunzenhausen,
Germany, March 5-May 7
2000
Galerie Levy, Hamburg, Germany
2000
Galerie Terminus, Munich, Germany
2000
Kunsthaus, Cologne, Germany
2000
Galerie Vondebank, Frankfurt, Germany
2001
Galleria d’Arte Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
2001
"Mel Ramos - Neue Bilder," Galerie Ernst Hilger, Vienna, Austria,
April 25 - May 29
2001
"Mel Ramos," Palazzo dei Sette, Orvieto, Italy, July 1 - August 31
2001
Galeria Alvarez, Porto, Portugal, Sept. 28 – Nov. 14
2002
"Mel Ramos," Galerie Patrice Trigano, Paris, France, April 3 - May 18
2002
“Mel Ramos – New Paintings & Works on Paper,” Modernism,
San Francisco, CA, November - December
2003
Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery, New York, NY, May 1-31
2004
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY, November 5-2
2004-05
Robert Sandelson Modern and Contemporary International Art, London, England, November 25 – January 15
2005
“MEL RAMOS – Recent Works”, Modernism, San Francisco, CA, March 3 - April 23
2005-06
“Mel Ramos”, Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA, Nov. 26 – Jan. 8
2006
“Mel Ramos: Retrospectiva, Heroinas, Diosa y Reinas de la Belleza”, Cadiz, Spain, July
2007
“Mel Ramos: Works from the 1960’s”, Robert Sandelson Modern and Contemporary International Art, London, England, June 15 – July 28.
“Mel Ramos: Retrospektive 1961-2007”, Thomas Levy Galerie, Hamburg, Germany, November 1 – 30
2008
“Mel Ramos: Very Recent Work”, Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY, November 1 – December 20

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1959-61� "Winter Invitational," Palace of the Legion of Honor,
San Francisco, CA
1963
"Pop Goes the Easel," Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, TX
1963
"Some New Art in the Bay Area," San Francisco Art Institute, CA
1963
"Pop Art USA," Oakland Art Museum, CA
1963
"Six More," Los Angeles County Museum, CA
1963
"Mixed Media and Pop Art," Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
1963
"The Popular Image," Institute of Contemporary Art, London,
England
1964
"Contemporary Art - USA," Norfolk Museum, VA
1964
"First International Girlie Exhibit," The Pace Gallery, New York, NY
1964
"American Six," Bianchini Gallery, New York, NY
1964
"U.S.A. Nouvelles Peintures," American Embassy, Paris, France
1964
"El Bienal Americana de Arte," Cordoba, Argentina
1964
"Current Painting and Sculpture in the Bay Area,"
Stanford Museum,CA
1965
"The Arena of Love," Dwan Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1965
"Neue Realisten und Pop Art," Akademie Der Kunst, West Berlin
1965
"1¢ Life," Klipstein und Kornfield, Bern, Switzerland
1965
"Pop Art Nouveau Realisme, Etc." Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels,
Belgium
1965
"Pop Art from U.S.A." Hamberger Kunstkabinett, Hamburg,
West Germany
1965
"In-Focus--A Look at Realism," Memorial Museum, Rochester, NY
1965
"Pop and the American Tradition," Milwaukee Art Center, WI
1965
"Master Drawings from Degas to Lichtenstein," Fort Worth Art
Center, TX
1966-67� "11 Pop Artists," Traveling Exhibition: Virginia Museum of Fine
Arts, Richmond, VA; American Federation of Arts Gallery, New
York, NY; Commercial Museum, Philadelphia, PA; Baltimore Museum
of Art, MD; Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY; Flint Institute
of Arts, MI; Nelson Art Gallery, Kansas City, KS; Delgado Museum,
New Orleans, LA; Columbus Museum, OH; High Museum, Atlanta, GA;
Cincinnati Art Museum, OH; Portland Art Museum, OR; Oklahoma Art
Center, Oklahoma City; Also in Kassel, Hamburg, Berlin & Munich
1966-67� "New Banners," Multiples Inc., New York, NY
1966-67� "Some Aspects of California Painting," La Jolla Museum, CA
1966-67� "Critics' Choice," Long Beach Museum, CA
1967
Berkeley Gallery, San Francisco, CA (two-man)
1967
"Painters Behind the Painters," Palace of the Legion of Honor,
San Francisco, CA
1967
"Young Artists of the Sixties," The Collection of Mr. Charles
Cowles, Stanford Museum, Stanford University, CA
1967
"Pop Art," Galleria del Leone, Venice, Italy
1968
"West Coast Now," Portland Art Museum, OR
1968
"Forty Now California Painters," Ringling Museum of Art, Tampa, FL
1968
"Art 1968: Hang Ups and Put Downs," University of Wisconsin,
Milwaukee, WI
1968
"West Coast `68," Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1969
"Pop Art Revisited," Heyward Gallery, London, England
1969
"Human Concern and Personal Torment," The Whitney Museum of American
Art, New York
1969
"Spirit of the Comics," Institute of Contemporary Art,
Philadelphia, PA
1970
"Seventeenth National Print Exhibition," The Brooklyn Museum, NY
1970
"Pop Prints," The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1970
"Festival of Contemporary Art," Municipal Art Museum of Yokahama,
Japan, November - December
1970
"West Coast '70!," Crocker Art Gallery Biennial Invitational,
Sacramento, CA, September 18 - October 25
1970
"Looking West 1970," Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE
1970
"Beyond the Actual," Pioneer Museum, Stockton, CA
1971
"Die Puppe-Azpekte zum Bild der Frau," Haus am Waldsee, West Berlin,
1971
"Made in California," UCLA Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
1971
"Group Show," French & Company, New York, NY
1972
"Querschnitt," Galerie Ricke, Cologne, West Germany
1973
Manolides Gallery, Seattle, WA
1973
"Separate Realities," Municipal Art Gallery of Los Angeles, CA
1973
"The Super Realist Vision," DeCordova and Dana Museum, Lincoln, MA
1973-78� "The Stuart M. Speiser Collection of Photo-Realism," United
States Traveling Exhibition:� Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New
York, NY; Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Cornell University,
Ithaca, NY; Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY; Addison
Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA; Allentown Art Museum,
PA; University of Colorado Art Museum, Boulder, CO; University
of Texas at Austin Art Museum, Austin, TX; Witte Memorial
Museum, San Antonio, TX; Gibbes Gallery, Charleston, SC;
Brooks Memorial Museum, Memphis, TN; Krannert Museum, Champaign,
IL; Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas,
Lawrence, KS; Paine Art Center, Oshkosh, WI; Edwin A. Ulrich
Museum, Wichita State University, KS; Tampa Bay Art Center,
FL; Sewall Art Gallery, Rice University, Houston, TX; Tulane
University, New Orleans, LA
1974
"Pop Art," The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1974
"Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture," Krannert Art
Museum, Champaign, IL
1974
"Contemporary Portraits by American Painters," Lowe Art Museum,
Miami, FL
1974
"Living American Artists and the Figure," Pennsylvania State
University Museum of Art, University Park, PA
1974
"New Realism Revisited," State University College at Potsdam, NY
1974
"Aspects of Realism," Gallery Moos, Toronto, Canada, September
1974
"Some Realists," Hawthorn Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga�Springs, NY
1975
"Watercolors and Drawings - American Realists," Louis K. Meisel
Gallery, New York, NY
1975
University of North Dakota Art Gallery, Grand Forks, ND,
March 17 - April 4
1975
Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, West Germany, April 20 - May 25
1975
"The Great American Nude," The New York Cultural Center, NY, June
1975
"Photorealism," Barrington Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand, July
1975
University of North Carolina, Weatherspoon Gallery, Greensboro,
NC, November 16 - December 4
1976
"Painting and Sculpture in California: The Modern Era," San
Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA, September, (Catalog)
1976
"Three Hundred Years of American Art in The Chrysler Museum at
Norfolk", VA; 1 March - 4 July
1977
"California Bay Area Art - Update," Huntsville Museum of Art, AL
1977
"Nothing But Nudes," The Whitney Museum of American Art Downtown
Branch, New York, NY
1977
"Private Images: Photographs by Painters," Los Angeles County
Museum of Art, CA
1977-78� "California Viewpoints," Roy Boyd Gallery, Chicago, IL,
November 10 - January 11
1978
"Art About Art," Traveling Exhibition: The Whitney Museum of
American Art, New York; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh;
The Frederick S. Wight Art Gallery, University of California,
Los Angeles; Portland Art Museum, OR (Catalog)
1978
"Photo-Realist Paintings from New York City Galleries," Southern
Alleghenies Museum of Art, Saint Francis College, Loretto, PA
1978
"Aspeckte der 60er Jahre," Nationalgalerie, West Berlin
1978
"Selections From The Frederick Weisman Company Collection of
California Art," The Art Museum and Galleries, California State
University, Long Beach, CA, November 20 - December 17, (Catalog)
1978
"20th Century American Nudes," Harold Reed Gallery, New York,
February 16 - March 4 (Catalog)
1978
"Graphics Studio U.S.A.: An Experiment in Art Education,"
The Brooklyn Museum, NY, May 13 - July 16 (Catalog)
1978
"A Century of Master Drawings," Creighton University, Omaha, NE,
September 29 - October 29
1978
Arts & Crafts Center of Pittsburgh, PA
1979
"Selections from the Frederick Weisman Collection of California
Art," Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, September
1979
"Degrees of Realism," Gallery One, San Jose State University, CA,
March 29 - April 24
1979
C.W. Post College Art Gallery, Glen Cove, NY
1980
Indianapolis Museum, IN, June
1980
"American Figure Painting 1950-1980," The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk,
VA; 17 October - 30 November
1980
"Watercolors: 1980," Frumpkin and Struve Gallery, Chicago, IL, Nov.
1980-81� National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution,
Washington, DC, October 27 - November 1
1980-81� "American Drawings in Black and White: 1970-1980," The Brooklyn
Museum, NY, November 22 - January 18 (Catalog)
1980-81� Pratt Graphics Center, New York, NY, December 3 - January 3
1981
"Changes 1881-1981," Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University,
Milwaukee, WI
1981
"Selected 20th Century American Nudes," Harold Reed Gallery,
Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina,
Sept 13 - Oct.4
1982
"Louis K. Meisel Gallery in Brussels," Galerie Isy Brachot,
Brussels, Belgium, April 22 - May 22
1983
"Contemporary Images, Watercolor: 1983," Priebe Gallery,
University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh, April 14 - May
1983
"Directions in Bay Area Painting," Richard Nelson Gallery,
Davis, CA
1983-85� "Assignment: Aviation - The Stuart M. Speiser Photo-Realist
Collection," Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition:
Anchorage Historical & Fine Arts Museum, AK, 1/1-1/31/83;
Denver Museum of Natural History, CO, 7/23-9/4; Maryland
Science Center, Baltimore, MD, 9/24-11/6; Columbus Museum
of Arts & Sciences, GA, 11/26/83-1/8/84; Neville Public
Museum, Green Bay, WI, 1/28-3/11; The Dane G. Hanson Memorial
Museum, Logan, KS, 3/31-5/13; Longview Museum & Art Center,
TX, 6/2-7/15; Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, CO 8/4-9/16;
Springfield Art Museum, MO, 10/6-11/18; Fine Arts Center at
Cheekwood, Nashville, TN, 12/8/84-3/24/85; Historical &
Creative Arts Center, Lufkin, TX, 4/13-5/26; Amarillo Art
Center, TX, 6/15-7/28; Santa Fe Community College Art
Gallery, Gainesville, FL, 10/19-12/1
1983
"Jim Morgan Memorial Exhibition," Kansas City Art Institute, MO
1983
"10th Anniversary Show," Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
1983
"The Comic Art Show," The Whitney Museum of American Art Downtown
Branch, New York, NY July 13 - August 31
1983
"Perspectives of Landscape," Fuller-Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco,
CA, July 27 - August 27
1983
"Modern Nude Paintings: 1880-1980," National Museum of Art,
Osaka, Japan, October 8 - December 4
1983
"American Super Realism from the Morton G. Neumann Family
Collection," Terra Museum of American Art, Evanston, IL,
November 4 - December 7
1983-84� "Twenty-Five Years of the Artists Contemporary Gallery," Crocker
Art Museum, Sacramento, CA, November 12 - January 1
1984
"San Francisco Bay Area Painting," Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery,
Lincoln, NE, September 8 - October 28
1984
"Twenty-Century American Drawings: The Figure in Context,"
International Exhibitions Foundation, Washington, DC
1984
"Figurative Options: Jack Ogden, Mel Ramos, Wayne Thiebaud,"
Robert Else Gallery, California State University, Sacramento,
CA, October 26 - December 7 (Catalog)
1984-85� "Automobile and Culture," The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los
Angeles, CA, July 21 - January 6
1985
"S.M.S. Portfolios," The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
February 23 - April 14
1985
"Pop Art 1955-70," Australian Traveling Exhibition: Art Gallery
of New South Wales, 2/27-4/14; Queensland Art Gallery, 5/1-6/2;
National Gallery of Victoria, 6/26-8/11 (Catalog)
1985
"Art in the San Francisco Bay Area 1945-1980," The Oakland Museum,
CA, June (Catalog)
1985-87� "American Realism: Twentieth-Century Drawings and Watercolors From
The Glenn C. Janss Collection," Traveling Exhibition: San
Francisco Museum Of Modern Art, CA, 11/7/85 - 1/12/86; DeCordova
and Dana Museum and Park, Lincoln, MA, 2/13/86 - 4/6/86; Archer
M. Huntington Art Gallery, University Of Texas, Austin, 7/31/86 -
9/21/86; Mary and Leigh Block Gallery, Northwestern University
Evanston, IL, 10/23/86 - 12/14/86; Williams College Museum Of Art
Williamstown, MA, 1/15/87 - 3/8/87; Akron Art Museum, OH, 4/9/87 -
5/31/87; Madison Art Center, WI, 7/26/87 - 9/20/87�San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Nov.7 - Jan. 12
1986
"Portfolios: Artists' Series From the Collection of the University
of Maryland," The Art Gallery of the University of Maryland,
College Park, MD, January 29 - March 2
1986
"Signs of the Times," Michigan Traveling Exhibition Sponsored
by Art Train, Detroit, MI, February 1 - December 20
1986
"The De Soto Workshop," Civic Arts Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA,
March 27 - May 11
1987
"Made in U.S.A.: An Americanization in Modern Art-the 50's &
60's," The University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA, April 4-June 21
(Catalog)
1987
"Ten At The Rose," The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University,
Waltham, MA, May 2 - June 14 (Catalog)
1987
"His & Hers: Couples in Art," Works, San Jose, CA, April 10-May 9
1987
"Pop Art America Europa dalla Collezione Ludwig", Forte di
Belvedere, Florence, Italy, July 4 - October 4
1987
"Fifty Watercolors: By Fifty Artists Spanning Fifty Years,"
A Gallery, Palm Desert, CA, October 31 - December 12
1987
"Contemporary American Collage 1960-1986," Herter Art Gallery,
Amherst, MA, November 9 - December 11
1987-88� "The Artists of California: A Group Portrait in Mixed Media," The
Oakland Museum, CA, November 14 - January 10
1988
"Art at the Armory," New York, NY, January 27-31
1988
"Selections From The Ellen and Jerome Westheimer Collection,"
Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma City, OK, April 15 - July 3
1988
"Tropical Topics," Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, Monterey, CA,
June 25 - September 18
1988
"20th Anniversary (15 in SoHo) - Artists & Movements from Our First
Two Decades," Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY, Nov. 5-26
1989
"Private Collections/Personal Exchange: Bay Area Artists, 1950 -
1966,” Transamerica Corp., San Francisco, CA, Sept. 11 - Oct. 20
1989
"41st Annual Purchase Exhibition," American
Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY,
November 13 - December 10
1989-90� "Human Concern/Personal Torment - The Grotesque In American Art
Revisited," Phyllis Kind Gallery, New York, NY, Oct. 14 - Nov. 8,
Phyllis Kind Gallery, Chicago, IL, Dec. 1 - Jan. 6
1989-90� Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY, December 2-22, January 3-13
1990
"The Figure - Selections from the Arkansas Arts Center Foundation
Collection," The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR,
November 16 - February 11
1990
"Oakland's Artists`90," The Oakland Museum, CA, March 24 - July 1
1990
"Six Contemporary Painters," Phyllis Rothman Gallery, Fairleigh�Dickinson University, Madison, NJ, February 16 - March 1
1990
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY, April 7-28
1990
"Pop on Paper," James Goodman Gallery, New York, NY, May 4 - June 15
1990
"Regarding Art: Artworks about Art," John Michael Kohler Arts
Center, Sheboygan, WI, June 3 - August 12
1990
"California A to Z and Return," The Butler Institute of American
Art, Youngstown, OH, June 24 - August 19
1990
"Amerikansk Fotorealism," Art Now Gallery, Gothenburg, Sweden,
October 20 - November 25
1991
"7 Women," Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY, Feb. 22 - March 23
1991
"Reprise," Phyllis Rothman Gallery, Farleigh Dickinson University,
Madison, NJ, April 5 - May 10
1991
"Love, Sex and Romance," Vered Gallery, East Hampton, NY, July 20 -
August 8
1991-93� "Pop Art," traveling exhibition: Royal Academy of Arts, London,
England, Sept. 13 - Dec. 15, 1991; Museum Ludwig at Kunsthalle,
Cologne, Germany, Jan. 23 - April 19, 1992; Museo Nacional Centro
de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain, June 16 - Sept. 14, 1992;
The Montréal Museum of Fine Arts, Québec, Canada, Oct. 23, 1992 –
�Jan. 24, 1993, catalog (second catalog with additions printed by
�Museo Nacional Reina Sofia, Madrid, 1992)
1992
"Photorealism from Nashville Collections," Cheekwood Fine Arts
Center, Nashville, TN, June 13-21
1992-93� “Hand-Painted Pop: American Art in Transition, 1955-62,” traveling
exhibition: Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA,
Dec. 2, 1992 - March 7, 1993; Museum of Contemporary Art,
Chicago, IL, April 3 – June 20, 1993; The Whitney Museum of
American Art, New York, NY, July 16 – October 3, 1993
1993
"I Am the Enunciator," Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY,
January 9 - February 20
1993
"Drawing On the Figure," Edna Carlsten Gallery, University Of
Wisconsin, Stevens Point, March 28 - April 25
1993
"Slittamenti," Venice Biennale, Italy, June 9 - October 10
1993
“LudwigsLust: Die Sammlung Irene und Peter Ludwig,” Germanisches
Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg, Germany, June 19 – October 10
1994
"The Face of America: Contemporary Portraits in Watercolor,"
The Arts Guild of Old Forge, Old Forge, NY, Aug. 26 - Sept. 25
1995
“Duck,” Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY, Jan. 28 - March 11
1995-96� “The Popular Image - Pop Art in America,” Joint Exhibition -
Marisa Del Re Gallery and O’Hara Gallery; New York, NY,
Oct. 26 - Dec. 9; Palm Beach, FL, Dec. 12 - Feb. 3
1996
“Paper Work,” Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY, Feb. 3 - 24
1996
“Attention to Detail (Realism in All Forms),” Louis K. Meisel
Gallery, New York, NY, March 2 – 23
1996
“The Persistence of Pop,” The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University,
Waltham, MA, November 7 – December 15
1997
“Feminine Image,” Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY,
March 2 - May 25
1997
“The Pop 60’s: Transatlantic Crossing,” Centro Cultural de
Belém, Lisbon, Portugal, September 11 – November 17
1998-99� “Augenlust: Erotische Kunst im 20. Jahrhundert,” Kunsthaus
Hannover, Hannover, Germany, September 6 – January 15
1998-99� “Pop Art: Selections from the Museum of Modern Art,” High Museum
of Art, Atlanta, GA, October 19 – January 17
1998-99� “American Pop Art,” Palazzo Ex Ospedale San Bartolomeo, Palermo,
�Sicily, Italy, Dec. 18 – Mar. 21; The Pomotrice, Torino,
�Italy, June 4-30
1999
“Pop Impressions: Prints and Multiples Europe/USA,” Museum of
Modern Art, New York, NY, February 16 – May 8
“7 Women 7 Years Later,” Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY,
June 1 – August 6
1999

“Contemporary American Masters: 1960s,” Nassau County Museum of
Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY, June 13 – Sept. 12
1999

“Pop Art,” Vered Gallery, East Hampton, NY, May 28 – June 3
1999
“Transmute,” Musuem of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
1999
“California Classics,” Japan traveling exhibition: Isetan Museum
of Art, Tokyo, July 10 – August 8; Fukui City Art Museum,
August 14 – Sept. 12; The Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama,
Sept. 19 – Oct. 24; Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts,
Utsunomiya, Oct. 31 – Dec. 5
2000
“10 Pop Artists on Paper,” Clough-Hanson Gallery, Rhodes
College, Memphis, TN, October 4 – November 9
2000-01�� "The Figure: Another Side of Modernism," The Newhouse Center
for Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten
Island, NY, June 4 - January 15
2001
“Pop Art: US/UK Connections, 1956-1966,” Menil Foundation,
Houston, TX, January 26 – May 13
2001
"Figure it Out," Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY,
January 27 - February 24
2001�
"Pop Art: The John and Kimiko Powers Collection," Gagosian
Gallery, New York, NY, April 20 - June 30
2001�
"We Set Off in High Spirits," Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY,
July 9 - August 17
2001
"Serendipity," Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY, Oct. 6-27
2001
"Collectors Series Exhibition," Center for the Arts, Vero
Beach, FL, November 23 - December 30
2001-02�� “Pop Culture,” Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA,
November 16 – February 11
2001-02 ��"2001 Collectors Show," Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR,
November 30 - January 6
2002
“Pop Art: Mel Ramos – Allen Jones,” Kunsthalle Villa Kobe, Halle,
Germany, April 27 – June 2
2002
“Marilyn Mythos,” Galerie Ernst Hilger, Vienna, Austria,
June 8 – August 19
2002
�"REAL(ist) Men," Selby Gallery, Ringling School of Art and
Design, Sarasota, FL, January 11 - February 16
2003
“Splat, Boom, Pow: The Influence of Comics in Contemporary
Art,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Houston, TX, April 12 – June 25
2003
“Super You,” Daniel Silverstein Gallery, New York, NY,
June 5 – July 1
2004-05� “An American Odyssey 1945-1980 (Debating Modernism),” traveling
exhibition, Spain: Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, April 13 –
May 30; Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca, June 10 – July 31;
Kiosco Alfonso, A Coruña, September 2 – October 2; Also to
Queensborough Community College Art Gallery, Bayside, NY,
October 24, 2004 – January 15, 2005
2004
“Tres Gustos,” Museo Juan Cabré, Calaceite, Spain,
September 11 – November 14
2005
“Girls on Film,” Zwirner and Wirth, N.Y, New York, August – September 2
2005-06
“Photorealism, Then and Now,” Elaine Baker Gallery, Boca Raton, December 8 - January 9
2006
“Wonder Women: Idols of Contemporary Art,” Katonah Museum of Art, New York, NY, October 1 – December 31
2007-08
“Art in America- Three Hundred Years of Innovation,” Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain, October 11 – April 27
IcÔnes Americaines,” Galerie Rive Gauche-Marcel Strouk, Paris, France, November 30-January 22
2008
“Painted Faces-Post Modern Portraits,” Bernarducci Meisel Gallery, New York, NY, January 17 – February 23
“Pop and Op,” Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY, February 17 – May 4
“Sign/Age”, Armand Bartos Fine Art, New York, NY, September 26 - October 25

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

1963
Coplans, John. "Notes from San Francisco," Art International,
Zurich, Vol.7, No.26, p.84
1963
Coplans, John. "Pop Art--U.S.A.," Art in America, New York,
Vol.51, No.5, October
1963
Factor, Donald. "Six Painters and the Object and Six More,"
Artforum, San Francisco, Vol.2, No.3, September, pp.13-14
1963
"Pop Pop," Time Magazine, August 30
1963
Rose, Barbara. "Dada Then and Now," Art International, Zurich
Vol.7, No.1, January 25, p.24
1963
Rosenthal, Nan. "This Month-Art," Show Magazine, New York,
August, p.29
1964
Coates, Robert. "The Art Galleries--The Passage of Time," The
New Yorker, New York, January 18, p.108
1964
Stevens, Elizabeth. "Reviews and Previews," Art News, New York,
November, p.20
1965
Coplans, John. "Art News From San Francisco," Art News, New York,
January, p.63
1965
Rose, Barbara. "Filthy Pictures," Artforum, Los Angeles, pp.20-25
1965
Snyder, Susan. "Los Angeles Reviews," Artforum, December, p.15
1965
"Superfans and Batmaniacs," Newsweek, New York, February 16, p.89
1966
Benedikt, Michael. "Reviews," Art International, Zurich,
January, p.96
1966
"For Women Only," Look Magazine, New York, March 22, p.M19
1966
�Jacobs, Jay. "In The Art Galleries," Arts, January, p.57
1966
"Reviews amd Previews," Art News, New York, November, p.13
1967
Alloway, Lawrence. "Art As Likeness," Arts Magazine, New York,
May, pp.34-39
1967
Ashton, Dore. "The Distance From 1926 to 1966," Arts Magazine,
New York, Vol.41, No.3, January, pp.28-33
1967
Livingston, Jane. "Review," Artforum, New York, December, pp.62-64
1967
Restany, Pierre. "Le Nu Moderne," Plexus, Paris, France,
April/May, pp.105-112
1968
Alloway, Lawrence. "Pop Art: The Words," Auction, New York, Vol.1,
No.5, February, p.9
1968
Davis, Douglas M. "The New Eroticism," Evergreen Review, New York,
Vol.12, No.58, September p.48
1968
Skelton, Robin. "The Art of Mel Ramos," Malahat Review, Victoria,
B.C., No.8, October, pp.60-72 (reprinted in Art International,
Vol. XIII/3, March 20, 1969)
1969
Plagens, Peter. "Los Angeles," Artforum, New York, December,
pp.74-75
1969
Restany, Pierre. "L'Art Contemporian est le Language de la
Revolution Sexuelle," Plexus, Paris, December, pp.89-105
1969
Shirey, David. "Horror Show," Newsweek, New York, November 3,
p.107
1969
Tillim, Sidney. "The Reception of Figurative Art," Artforum,
New York, February, pp.30-33
1969
Supplement: "Lithographs and Prints," Studio International,
London, Vol.178, No.917, December, p.260
1970
Gorsen, Peter. "Erotic Art," Magazin Kunst, Mainz, West Germany,
No.37, April, pp.16-20
1970
Knorr, Peter. "Kunst ist Lust," Pardon, Frankfurt, West Germany,
No.3, March, pp.47-53
1970
Suzuki, Shiroyasu. "Mel Ramos 1935-," Mizue, Tokyo, Japan,
No.783/4, pp.64-79
1970
Richardsen, Brenda. "California Art," Arts Magazine, New York,
Summer
1972
Babb, Laura. "Pop's Girls," Playboy, Chicago, IL, Vol.19, No.4,
April, pp.111-115
1973
Beardsall, Judy. "The Stuart M. Speiser Photorealist Collection,"
Art Gallery Magazine, Vol.17, No.1, October, pp.29-34
1973
Tooker, Dan. "Interview with Mel Ramos," Art International, Lugano,
Switzerland, December 20, Vol.17, No.9
1974
Claridge, Elizabeth. "Mel Ramos Returns to the Nude," The Image,
London, England, June/July, pp.30-35 and Cover
1974
Hughes, Robert. "The Instant Nostalgia of Pop," Time,
New York, April 15, pp.80-83
1974
Moore, Alan. "Arts Reviews," Artforum, New York, September, Vol.13,
No.1, p.85
1974
Perreault, John. "Classic Pop Revisited," Art in America, New
York, Vol.62, No.2, March/April, pp.64-68
1974
Reis, Martin. "Review," Arts Magazine, New York, Vol.49, No.1,
September, p.65
1974�
Truewoman, Honey. "Realism in Drag," Arts Magazine, New York,
Vol.48, No.5, February, pp.44-45
1974
Walsh, S. "In Review," Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, p.1
1974
"Gallery Notes," Memorial Art Gallery Guide, Vol.39, No.5, p.1
1974
Art International Lugano Review, Vol.XVII, No.9, pp.24-25,33
1974
Battcock, Gregory. "Prurient Primer of Erotic Art: Up Your
Arthole," Screw, New York, May 13, pp.4-7
1974
Perreault, John. "Celebrations Knotted and Dotted," Village Voice,
New York, May 16, pp.44-46
1974
Frank, Peter. "Reviews," Soho Weekly News, New York, May 16,
pp.22-23
1974
"Goings On About Town," The New Yorker, New York, May 13
1974
Kuhn, Annette. "Culture Shock," Village Voice, New York,
June 6, p.42
1974
Battcock, Gregory. "New York," Art and Artists
1975
"Photorealist Exhibit Is Opening At Paine," Oshkosh Daily
Northwestern, WI
1975
MacNamara, T.J. "Photorealist Exhibition Makes Impact,"
New Zealand Herald
1975
Tono, Yoshiaki. "American Pop Art and After," Mizue, Tokyo,
Japan, February, No.839, pp.5-29
1975
Frese, Hans Martin. "Madchen des Mel Ramos," Krefelder Kurier,
West Germany, April 18, p.90,
1975
Hecht, Axel. "Kunst mit prallen Puppen," Stern Magazin, Hamburg,
West Germany, May 15, pp.96-102
1975
Wilp, Charles. "Sammlers' Auswahl," Musik Und Medizin, Frankfurt,
West Germany, April, p.4, 84-87
1975
Streubel, Rolf. "Werke von Mel Ramos," WZ, Samstag, West Germany,
April 19
1975
Frese, Hans-Martin. "Hochglanz fur nackte Damen alter Meister,"
Krefelder Kurier, West Germany, April 21, p.92
1975
Heff, Ernst. "Im Jahr der Frau: Die Venus von Las Vegas,"
Rheinische Post, West Germany
1975
"Charles Wilp, Mel Ramos und die Nachten Damen," Krefelder
Stadtpost, West Germany
1975
Ernenplitsch, Ulrich. "Supershow und Ramos und Wilp," Unter
Jupiterlampen, West Germany
1976
Davis, Douglas. "Two Faces of California," Newsweek, New York,
September 6, pp.52-54
1976
"Mel Ramos," Game Magazine, Book Review, Vol.3, No.1, January
1977
Regazzoni, Enrico. "La carne, la merce e il Diavolo in Mel Ramos,"
Mado, Milano, Italy, June, pp.61-65
1977
Lubalin, Herb. "Mel Ramos: New Master," Extra!, New York, June,
pp. 14-17
1977
Zimmer, William. "Reviews," Arts Magazine, New York, Vol.52, No.1,
September, p.33
1977
"Manhattan Weekend," Channel J, Manhattan Cable Television
1977
Albright, Thomas. "Pop's Masters of Cheesecake," Art News,
November, pp.208-210
1978
"The Ideal Woman," Chic Magazine, Los Angeles, Vol.3, No.1,
November, pp.14-15
1978
Harris, Helen. "Art and Antiques: The New Realists,"
Town & Country, October, pp.242, 244,246-247
1978
"Show's Drawings Reveal Souls of Artists," Creightonian,
Omaha, NE, Vol. LVI
1979
Moure, Gloria. "Mel Ramos: Una Sintesis Instrumental de Fotografia
y Pintura," Papel Especial, Barcelona, Spain
1979
Radice, Barbara. "Micromusei in Serie," Casa Vogue, Milan, Italy,
September, pp.135-138
1979
Leisegang, Joachim. "Tatort San Francisco," Die Wage, pp.114-120
1979
Sager, Peter. "Play Manet oder: Mal's noch einmal Meister,"
Zeit Magazin, Hamburg, West Germany, June 8, p.34
1979
Weinshenker, Betty Anne. "ART: Modern Artists Imitate Old
Masters, U.S.A. Today, July
1979
Shirey, David. "Looking Back at the Future," The New York Times,
November 11
1980
Foncke, Richard. "Mel Ramos," Snoeck's `80, Ghent, Belgium,
January, pp.182-199
1981
Yoskowitz, Robert. Arts Magazine, September, p.29
1981
"Presenting a Special Olympic Poster of Eric Heiden by Artist Mel
Ramos," The Southland Family, The Southland Corp., Dallas, TX,
Winter
1984
Pandora, Katherine. "Swap your Arneson for my Wiley," California
Magazine, Los Angeles, Vol.9, No.9, September, p.35
1984
Kultermann, Udo. "Manet et la Modernite," Artistes, France,
October, p.167
1986
"Amerikas Traumfrau zu Besuch in Köln-Tanja Grunert zeigt Bilder
von Pop-Kunstler Mel Ramos," The Köln Express, August 30,
p.7K illustration
1986
Baker, Kenneth. "Mel Ramos Fizz at the New Modernism,"
San Francisco Chronicle, November 15
1987
Schwartz, Sophie. "`Mel Ramos' Tanja Grunert, Cologne,
West Germany," Flash Art, February - March, pp.111-112
1988
"Japan Kauft Ein-Zwei Versteigerungen in New York," Frankfurter
Allegmeine Zeitung, West Germany, March 9, No.58, p.30
1989
"`Pop Star' Mel Ramos Still Shaking Up the Establishment,"
SunStorm, Ronkonkoma, NY, Vol.XIV, No.4, pp.9, 50-51, April/May
1990
"New York in Review - Mel Ramos," Arts Magazine, February, p.94
1990
“Pop Art is Back,” Observer Magazine, London, Oct. 7, cover ill.
1991
Acosta, Juan Carlos. “Mel Ramos: Habla el Autor del Cartel del
Carnaval 91,” La Gaceta, Tenerife, Spain, Oct. 21, p. 54
1991
Hilton, Tim. "Why Pop Went Bang," The Guardian, London,
September 13
1991
Larson, Kay. "Top of the Pop," New York Magazine, September 30
pp. 72-73
1991
Hughes, Robert. "Wallowing in the Mass Media Sea," Time, October 28,
pp. 102-103
1992
"Pop to Neo Pop, 1956-1992," Bijutsu Techo, Tokyo, Japan,
Vol.44, No 651, March
1993
Duncan, Michael. “Painterly Pop,” Art in America, New York,
July, pp. 86-89, 117
1993
Klein, Alan M. "Of Muscles and Men," The Sciences, Vol.33, No 6
November/December, ill. p.34
1994
“Süss & Knackig: Ramos’ Pin-Up Schönheiten,” Express Köln, Germany,
November 13
1994
�“Mel Ramos: Meine Bilder haben immer einen Anflug von Humor,”
Lingener Tagespost, Lingen, Germany, November 15
1995
Krumpl, Doris. “Spaghetti mit Giacometti,” Der Standard, Vienna,
Austria, August 15, p. 23
1997
Moreno, Sabastián. “El Erotismo Comercial de Mel Ramos con él
Llegará el Escándalo,” Tiempo, Madrid, Spain, No. 780, pp. 108-109
1997
�Schmidt, Theo. “Mel Ramos – Meister der Pop Art,”
Autographenssammler, Münster, Germany, No. 1, pp. 22-23
1998
Kennedy, William. ”Masters of Deception,” George, New York,
February, pp. 94-95, ill. "Miss Liberty-Frontier Heroine”
1999
Vagheggi, Paolo. “Mel Ramos E’ancora Tempo di Pop Art,”
La Repubblica, Italy, January 25, p. 22
1999
Perrella, Cristina. “Mel Ramos L’invasione degli Ultracorpi,”
Arte, Italy, pp. 114-119
1999
Rosel, Marco. “C’é il Realismo della Cronaca nelle Pop-Art di
Mel Ramos,” La Stampa, Italy, February 1
1999
Veronesi, Ferruccio. “Ramos: Pop Atipico,” Carlino Modena, Italy,
April 9
1999
Savini, Also. “L’irridcibile Mel Ramos,” Fred, Italy, March
1999
Schwartz, Barbara. “Kunsthalle Zeigt einen Berühmten Pop-Art
Maker: Mel Ramos,” Wilhelmshavener Zeitung, Wilhelmshaven,
Germany, October 22
1999
“Von allen Damen liegt Mel Ramos die Dame Malerei am Meisten,”
Wilhelmshavener Zeitung, Wilhelmshaven, Germany, October 25
2001
Labute, Neil. “Layover,” The New Yorker, New York, May 28, p. 121
2001
Sgarbi, Vittorio. “Le ‘Ragazze’ della Yevonde e di Mel Ramos,”
Oggi, Bologna, Italy, June 20, No. 25
2002
“Nagelt sie an die Wand,” Blond Magazine, Hamburg, Germany,
pp. 58-59, September, illustration of “Lucky Lulu Blonde”
2003
Tully, Judd. “Seconds Coming,” Art & Auction, Volume XXV,
Number 6, June, pp. 5, 101
2004 Macgowen, Carl. "A Splashy Opening for College Gallery", Newsday,
New York, November 14, Outings, Section G.
2004
Demicheli, Tulio. “La Odisea del Arte Americano,” ABC, Madrid,
Spain, April 14, p. 58 ill.
2005
Yamamoto, Yohji. “A Magazine - Curated By Yohji Yamamoto”, Antwerp,
Belgium, #2, page 125, pl 4, ill.
2005
Johnson, Ken. “The Listings: Girls on Film”, The New York Times, August 26, ill.

SELECTED CATALOGS

1976
"Three Hundred Years of American Art in The Chrysler Museum at
Norfolk," VA; March 1 - July 4
1977
Jones, Harvey L. "Mel Ramos: Paintings 1959-1977," The Oakland
Museum, CA, Art Special Gallery, September 20 - November 13
1978
Distel, Herbert. "The Museum of Drawers," Kunsthaus, Zurich
1980
Belz, Carl. "Mel Ramos - A Twenty-Year Survey," The Rose Art Museum,
Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
1980
Styron, Thomas W. "American Figure Painting 1950-1980," The Chrysler
Museum, Norfolk, VA; October 17 - November 30
1980
"`Upscapes' A Salute to Morris Louis," Morgan Gallery, Shawnee
Mission, KS
1981
"Selected 20th Century American Nudes," Harold Reed Gallery,
Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
1981
"Super Realism From The Morton G. Neumann Family Collection,"
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, September 1, 1981 - August 15, 1982
1982
"The Chrysler Museum, Selections From The Permanent Collection,"
The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA
1983
"American Super Realism - From the Morton G. Neumann Family
Collection," Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago, IL,
Nov. 4 - Dec. 7, p.36
1983
Olhn, Carlin & Sheena Wagstaff. "The Comic Art Show," The Whitney
Museum of American Art-Downtown Branch, New York July - August
1989
Doty, Robert. "Human Concern/Personal Torment - The Grotesque In
American Art Revisited," Phyllis Kind Gallery, New York, NY,
October
1989
Meisel, Louis K. "Mel Ramos - The Artist's Studio 1986-1989,"
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY, November
1990
Wolf, Townsend.� "The Figure - Selections form the Arkansas Arts
Center Foundation Collection," The Arkansas Arts Center,
Little Rock, AR, November 16 - February 11, p.23
1991
"Mel Ramos - The Heroines of 1962-1964," Louis K. Meisel Gallery,
New York, NY, October 5-26
1991
Livingstone, Marco. Introduction to "Pop Art," Royal Academy of
Arts, London, England, pp. 14,37,38,53,90,128,279,287 illus.
1993
Grand, Stanley I. "Drawing on the Figure," Edna Carlsten Gallery,
University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, March 28 - April 25
1997
Kuspit Donald (essay). “Feminine Image,” Nassau County Museum of
Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY, March 2 - May 25, p.42, p.62 illus.
1999
“Contemporary American Masters: 1960s,” exhibition catalogue
by Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY, June 13 -
September 12, p.83 illus.
1999
Guadagnini, Walter (essay). "Mel Ramos," Galleria Civica Modena,
Modena, Italy, January 24 - April 25
2000-01� "The Figure: Another Side of Modernism" exhibition catalogue by
Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY, June 4, 2000 -
January 14, 2001, p. 114 illus.
2004-05�
“An American Odyssey 1945-1980 (Debating Modernism),” traveling
exhibition, Spain: Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, April 13 –
May 30; Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca, June 10 – July 31;
Kiosco Alfonso, A Coruña, September 2 – October 2; Also to
Queensborough Community College Art Gallery, Bayside, NY,
October 24, 2004 – January 15, 2005, pp. 183-185 illus.

SELECTED BOOKS

1965
Rublowsky, John. Pop Art, Basic Books, New York
1966
Crispolti, Enroco. La Pop Art, Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milan,
Italy, pp.83-84
1966
Linderman, Earl. Invitation to Vision, Wm. C. Brown Co., Dubuque,
Iowa
1966
Pellegrini, Aldo. New Tendencies in Art, Crown Publishing,
New York
1966
Sedgwick, John. Understanding Modern Art, Random House, New York
1966
Lippard, Lucy. Pop Art, Praeger-Random House, New York
1969
Arnason, H.H. History of Modern Art, Prentice Hall-Abrams, New
York, pp.567, 601,1064
1969
Compton, Michael. Pop Art, Hamlyn House, Middlesex, England
1969
Kulterman, Udo. Neue Formen des Bildes, Wasmuth Tubingen,
West Berlin, pp.43, 87
1969
Lavin, Edward. Discovery in Art, Paulist-Newman Press, New York
1969
Ohff, Heinz. Pop und die Folgen, Droste verlag, Düsseldorf, West
Germany, p.167
1969
Russell, John and Suzi Gablik. Pop Art Redefined, Praeger
Publishers, New York
1970
Forbes, Colin. Creativity and Communications, Studio Vista Ltd.,
London, England
1970
Kronhausen, Phyllis and Eberhard. Erotic Art 2, Grove Press, New
York, p.142
1971
Kahman, Volker. Erotic Art Today, New York Graphic Society,
Greenwich, CT, Plates 149-152
1971
Linderman, Earl W. Teaching Secondary School Art, Wm. C. Brown
Company, Dubuque, IA, pp.221-225
1971
Shupe, Deena. The High Art of Cooking, Synergisms, Inc., San
Francisco, CA, p.71
1971
Tono, Yoshiaki. Art Now/New Age: The Pop Image of Man, Kodansha
Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, Vol.4
1972
Feldman, Edmund B. Art as Image and Idea, Harry N. Abrams Inc.,
New York
1972
Haryu, Ichiro. Art Now/New Age: Sign and Image, Kodansha Ltd.,
Tokyo, Japan, Vol.10, p.89
1972
Heller, Jules. Printmaking Today, Holt Rheinhart, Winston, Inc.
New York
1972
Hess, Thomas and Linda Nochlin. Woman as Sex Object, Art News
Annual, XXXVIII, New York, p.234
1972
Hunter, Sam. American Art of the 20th Century, Harry N. Abrams
Inc., New York, p.291
1972
Sternberg, Jacques. Kitsch, Academy Editions, London, England
1972
Thomas, Karin. Bis Heute, Verlag M. DuMont Schauberg, Cologne,
West Germany
1973
Sager, Peter. Neue Formen des Realismus, Verlag M. Dumont
Shauberb, Cologne, West Germany
1973
Salvat, Manuel. Los Movimientos Pop, Salvat Editores, S.A.,
Barcelona, Spain
1974
Gerdts, William. The Great American Nude, Praeger Publishers,
New York
1974
Plagens, Peter. Sunshine Muse. Praeger Publishers, New York
1974
Smith, Bradley. Erotic Art of the Masters: 18th, 19th, 20th
Centuries, Lyle Stuart Publishers, Inc., New Jersey
1974
Wilson, Simon. Pop, Thames & Hudson, Ltd., London, England
1974
Zimiles, Murray and Michael Knigin. The Contemporary Lithographic
Workshop Around the World, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., New York,
pp.84-85
1974
Measham, Terry. The Moderns, 1945-1975, Phaidon Press, Ltd.,
Oxford, England
1975
Art Since Mid-Century Figurative Art, Vol.2, New York Graphic
Society, New York
1975
Battcock, Gregory. Super Realism, E.P. Dutton Co., New York
1975
Claridge, Elizabeth. The Girls of Mel Ramos, Playboy Press,
Chicago, IL
1975
Lesser, Robert. A Celebration of Comic Art and Memorabilia,
Hawthorne Books, Inc., New York, pp.12,45,48
1976
Lipman, Jean and Richard Marshall. Art About Art, E.P. Dutton Co.,
New York
1977
Pierre, Jose. An Illustrated Dictionary of Pop Art, Eyre Methuen,
London, England, pp.37,126
1977
Battcock, Gregory. Why Art, E.P. Dutton & Co., New York,
pp.109-110
1978
Lipman, Jean & Richard Marshall. Art About Art, E.P Dutton Co.,
New York, pp.10,55,86,90,98,99,142,149
1978
Wilp, Charles. Dazzeldorf von Charles Wilp, Melzer Verlag,
Darmstadt, West Germany
1978
Krantz, Les. The New York Review of Art, The Krantz Company, NY
1978
Adams, Hugh. Art of the Sixties, Phaidon Press, Ltd., Oxford,
England, pp.72-73
1980
Ramos, Mel. Mel Ramos: Watercolors, Lancaster-Miller Publishers,
Berkeley, CA
1980
Smith, Bradley. 20th Century Masters of Erotic Art, Crown
Publishers, New York, pp.132-133,152-153
1980
Tharrats, Joan Josep. Cent Años de Pintura a Cadaques, Ediciones
del Cotal, S.A., Barcelona, Spain, p.286
1980
Didinger, Ray. The Professionals, NFL Books, New York, pp.181,190
1981
Field, D.M. The Nude In Art, Hamlyn Publishing Group, London,
England, pp.122-126
1981
Selz, Peter. Art in our Times, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York
1983
Benedict, Brad. The Blue Book, Indigo Books, New York, pp.28-29
1984
Orr-Cahall, Christina. The Art of California, Selected works
from the collection of the Oakland Museum, Chronicle Books,
San Francisco, CA, pp.166
1985
Krantz, Les. American Artists - An Illustrated Survey of Leading
Contemporary Americans, Facts on File Publications, New York,
NY, pp.262-263 Illustration
1985
Krantz, Les. American Art Galleries, Facts on File Publications,
New York, NY, p.211
1985
Albright, Thomas. Art in the San Francisco Bay Area 1945-1980,
University of California Press, Berkeley
1985
Hutcheon, Linda. A Theory of Parody, Methuen Inc., New York
pp.31,47,48 Illustration
1985
Vestergaard, Torben & Kim Schroder. The Language of Advertising,
Basil Blackwell Publisher Ltd., Oxford, England, Cover Illus.
1986
Martin, Alvin. American Realism - 20th Century Drawings and
Watercolors (From the Glenn C. Janss Collection), San Francisco
Museum of Modern Art in Association with Harry N. Abrams, Inc.,
New York, pp.109 Illustration, 149,222
1986
Arnason, H.H.� History of Modern Art, (third edition), Harry N.
Abrams, New York, pp.448, 471
1987
Stich, Sidra. Made in U.S.A.: An Americanization in Modern Art,
the 50's & 60's, University of California Press, Berkeley, L.A.,
London, pp.151, 152
1988
Krantz, Les.� The New York Art Review, American References Inc.,
Chicago, IL, p.130, 127-"Val Veeta" Illustrated, 1052
1988
Levin, Kim. Beyond Modernism: Essays on Art from the ‘70s and ‘80s,
Harper and Row Publishers, New York, p. 92
1989
Ward, John L. American Realist Paintings 1945-1980, UMI Research
Press, Ann Arbor, MI, p.149, 277,278
1989
Histoire de L’Art Modern, Flammarion, Paris, France, pp. 330 – 332
1989
Gaggi, Silvio. Modern-Postmodern: A Study in Twentieth Century
Arts and Ideas, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia,
pp. 65 – 67
1989
Osterwold, Tilman. Pop Art, Benedikt Taschen Verlag, Cologne,
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Senorita Rio - The Queen of Spies, oil on canvas, 1963
Devil Doll, oil on canvas, 1963-64
Transfiguration of Galatea #1, , 2000
Miss Liberty - Frontier Heroine, oil on canvas, 1962
Pha - White Goddess, oil on canvas, 1963
Roma - Empress of the Ancient World, oil on canvas, 1963
Lucky Lulu Blonde, oil on canvas, 1965
Ocelot, graphite on paper, 1967
Elephant Seal, oil on canvas, 1970
Banting, oil on canvas, 1971
Plenti-Grand Odalisque, oil on canvas, 1973
Nude Descending a Staircase, oil on canvas, 1989
Unfinished Painting #3, oil on linen, 1991
Unfinished Painting #5, oil on linen, 1992
Doggie Dinah, oil on linen, 1995
Unfinished Painting #6, watercolor on paper, 1998
Unfinished Painting #7, watercolor on paper, 1998
The Drawing Lesson #8, watercolor on paper, 1998
The Drawing Lesson #9, watercolor on paper, 1998
The Drawing Lesson #10, watercolor on paper, 1998
The Transfiguration of Galatea #4, watercolor on paper, 1999
The Transfiguration of Galatea #3, oil on linen, 2000
The Transfiguration of Galatea #7, oil on linen, 2003
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Chiquita Banana, ed 2/4, polychromed resin, 2007
Chiquita Banana, ed. 2/4, polychromed resin, 2007
Hav-a-Havana, ed. 4/4, polychromed resin, 2006
Hav-a-Havana, ed. 4/4, polychromed resin, 2006
Hav-a-Havana, ed. 5/6, polychromed resin, 2006
Hav-a-Havana, ed. 5/6, polychromed resin, 2006
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I Still Get a Thrill When I See Bill #10, watercolor on paper, 1976
Miss Grape Festival, oil on canvas, 1964
The Transfiguration of Galatea #1, watercolor on paper, 1999
The Transfiguration of Galatea #3, oil on linen, 2000
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The Drawing Lesson #7, watercolor on paper, 1990
Browned Bear, lithograph on arches paper, 1970
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Browned Bare, lithograph, 1970
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Eagle Beaver, lithograph, 1969
Currasow, lithograph, 1969
Judy and the Jaeger, lithograph, 1969
Annie and the Auk, lithograph, 1969
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Ravin Rita, lithograph, 1969
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