Writings about Richard Hunt


Ashton, Dore. Modern American Sculpture. New York: Harry Abrams, 1968. p. 37, pl. XXXI.

Contemporary Art: Acquisitions, 1959-1961. Foreword by Gordon M. Smith. Buffalo, New York: Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1961. pp. 10, 55.

Dover, Cedric. American Negro Art. Greenwich, Conn.: New York Graphic Society, 1960. pp. 55-56, 142, [145].

Fine, Elsa Honig. The Afro-American Artist: A Search for Identity. New York, 1982.

Patton, Sharon F. African-American Art. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998. pp.212, 218, 231-232, figs. 111, 112.

Richard Hunt: Extending Form. Essays by Charles R Loving and Sharon F Patton, Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, IN, 2012

Exhibition Catalogues (chronological order)

Milwaukee Art Center. Richard Hunt. Milwaukee, 1967.

The Museum of Modern Art. The Sculpture of Richard Hunt. New York, 1971.

Sears Bank and Trust Company. Richard Hunt: Sculpture, Drawings and Prints. Chicago, 1976.

New Jersey State Museum. In Celebration: Six Black Americans. Trenton, 1980.

Museum of African-American Art. Art in Public Places. Los Angeles, 1987.

Museum of African -American Art. Richard Hunt: Sculptures et dessins. Washington, D.C.: United States Information Agency, 1987.

The Bronx Museum of the Arts. Traditions and Transformations: Contemporary Afro-American Sculpture. Bronx, 1989.

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. Richard Hunt Sculpture: Past, Present, Future. Kalamazoo, 1990.

Louis Newman Galleries. Richard Hunt: Recent Sculpture. Beverly Hills, 1991.

Nevada Museum of Art. Richard Hunt: Contemporary Master of Sculpture. Reno, 1993.

The Arts Club of Chicago. Seventy-Fifth Annual Exhibition of Artist Members. Chicago, 1994-1995.

G.R. N’Namdi Gallery. Forms of Abstraction. Birmingham, Michigan, n.d.

The Snite Museum of Art. Richard Hunt: Growing Forward. Notre Dame, Indiana, 1996.

International Arts & Artists, Inc. Richard Hunt: Affirmations. Washington, D.C, 1998.

Richard Hunt: Mutable Currency Past and Present. Essay by Daniel Schulman, Thomas McCormick Gallery. Chicago, IL 2012

Selected Articles (chronological order)

Speyer, A. James. “Art News from Chicago.” Art News 56 (March 1957): 50.

Ashton, Dore. “Art: Welding New Forms.” New York Times, September 30, 1958, p. 27.

B[urckhardt], E[dith]. “Richard Hunt.” Art News 57 (November 1958): 19.

S[awin, M[artica]. “Richard Hunt.” Arts Magazine 33 (November 1958): 55.

Kramer, Hilton. “Month in Review.” Arts Magazine 33 (June 1959): 49-50.

Ashton, Dore. “New American Sculpture.” XXe si├Ęcle. (Paris) Christmas 1960. pp. 85-91.

J[ohnston], J[ill]. “Richard Hunt, Yutaka Ohashi and Nathan Oliveira.” Art News 61 (April 1962): 18.

R[aynor], V[ivien]. “Yutaka Ohashi, Richard Hunt, Nathan Oliveira.” Arts Magazine 36 (April 1962): 52-53.

“A Red-Hot Hundred.” Life, September 14, 1962, pp. 4-7.

Lee, Sherman E. “Year in Review 1962.” The Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art 49 (November 1962): 209, 227.

Kramer, Hilton. “Art.” The Nation, March 23, 1963, pp. 255-256. Reprinted in: Kramer, Hilton. The Age of the Avant-Garde: An Art Chronicle of 1956- 1972. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1973. pp. 452-454.

S., L.H. “Richard Hunt.” Art News 62 (April 1963): 50.

Henning, Edward B. “In Pursuit of Content.” The Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art 50 (October 1963): 238.

Schulze, Franz. “Art News from Chicago.” Art News 62 (January 1964): 54.

“Fifty-Six Painters and Sculptors.” Art in America 52 (August 1964): 22-79.

D[anieli], F[idel]. “Los Angeles.” Artforum 3 (February 1965): 39.

Halstead, Whitney. “Chicago.” Artforum 4 (June 1966): 57.

Schwartz, Donald M. “Portrait of the Artist as a Lonely Man.” Chicago Sun-Times Magazine, August 14, 1966, pp. 30-32, 34, 37.

Key, Donald. “Richard Hunt.” Art Scene (November 1967): 25-27.

“Stuffed Moose & Stacked Tibias.” Time, December 1, 1967, pp. 96, 99.

Burroughs, Margaret. “To Make a Poet Black.” The Art Gallery Ivoryton, Connecticut. (April 1968): 37-39.

Greene, Carroll, Jr. “The Afro-American Artist.” The Art Gallery Ivoryton, Connecticut (April 1968): 12-25.

Kramer, Hilton. “Sculpture above the Fashions.” New York Times, May 18, 1968, p. 29.

B[urton], S[cott]. “Richard Hunt.” Art News 67 (Summer 1968): 15,18.

Greene, Carroll, Jr. “Afro-American Artists: Yesterday and Now.” The Humble Way Houston, Fall 1968, pp. 10-15.

Glueck, Grace. “Negroes’ Art is What’s In Just Now.” New York Times, February 27, 1969, p. 34.

“He Seeks the ‘Soul’ in Metal.” Ebony, April 1969, pp. 80-82, 84, 86, 88.

Ghent, Henri. “Richard Hunt.” School Arts Boston (April 1969): 26.

Kramer, Hilton. “Art: A Bounty of Modern Sculpture.” The New York Times, April 19, 1969, p. 29

Schjeldahl, Peter. “A Triumph Rather Than a Threat.” New York Times, April 27, 1969, pp. 33, 35.

Lanes, Jerrold. “Current and Forthcoming Exhibitions.” Burlington Magazine 111 (June 1969): 406.

C[ampbell], L[awrence]. “Richard Hunt.” Art News 68 (Summer 1969): 16.

F[eldman], A]nita]. “Richard Hunt.” Arts Magazine 43 (Summer 1969): 68.

Schjeldahl, Peter. “New York Letter.” Art International 13 (October 1969): 77.

Greene, Carroll, Jr. “Perspective: The Black Artist in America.” The Art Gallery Ivoryton, Connecticut (April 1970): 1-29.

Bruner, Louise. “Black Art.” The Blade Toledo September 13, 1970, pp. 28-29, 3235.

Lee, Sherman E. “The Year in Review for 1969.” The Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art 57 (January 1970): 26, 50.

Ries, Martin. “Richard Hunt.” Arts Magazine 48 (May 1974): 67.

Weissman, Julian. “Richard Hunt.” Art News 75 (February 1976): 116.

Morrison, C.L. “Richard Hunt.” Artforum 15 (October 1976): 69.

Buonagurio, Edgar. “Richard Hunt.” Arts Magazine 52 (January 1978): 33.

Cohen, Ronny. “Richard Hunt.” Art News 82 (May 1983): 160.

“The Arts: Black-American Breakthroughs.” Ebony, August 1983, pp. 180-182.

Baker, Kenneth. “Richard Hunt.” Art in America 72 (October 1984): 193-194.

Lewis, Samella. “Richard Hunt.” The International Review of African American Art 7 (1987): 16-25.

“Black Art.” The Black Collegian 18 (November – December 1987): 5860.

Rubenfeld, Richard. “An Interview with Richard Hunt.” Mosaics Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti 3 (Fall-Winter 1987-1988): 2-9.

Getlein, Frank. “The Meaningful Abstractions of Richard Hunt.” Smithsonian, July 1990, pp. 60-71.

“Library’s New Sculpture Bridges Wisdom Gap.” Atlanta This Week, August 4, 1990, P. 1

Buczinsky, Teresa. “Richard Hunt.” New Art Examiner 18 (December 1990): 41.

Kramer, Hilton. “Segregated IBM Show Sullies Hunt and Gilliam.” New York Magazine, February 22, 1993, pp.

Ebony, David. “Richmond Barth6 and Richard Hunt at the Anacostia Museum.” Art in America 81 (July 1993): 109.

Curtia, James. “Richmond Barth6, Richard Hunt.” Art News 93 (March 1994): 146-147.

Auer, James. “Industrial and Organic.” The Milwaukee Journal, July 24, 1994, Sect. E. pp. 1, 8.

Weinraub, Judith. “First Lady Finds Niche for Art.” The Washington Post, October 12, 1994, Sect. C. pp. 1, 12.

Zwick, Rosemary. “The Importance of Art.” The Evanston Beacon/Forum, November 9, 1994, p. 1.

Drell, Adrienne. “Sculptor Richard Hunt: Even his Trash is Art.” Chicago Sun-Times, November 27, 1994. Sect. B. p. 16.

Cummings, Paul. “Interview: Richard Hunt Talks with Paul Cummings.” Drawing 16 (November – December 1994): 78-81.

Hoger, Dave. “Personal ‘Victory’: Sculptor of JCC Piece Combines Pastoral, Urban Influences.” Jackson Citizen Patriot, April 23, 1995, Sect. C, pp. 1-2.

Glueck, Grace. “Metal Sculptures Bucking the Trends.” New York Times, January 3, 1997, Sect. B.

Payne, Les. “The Life and Art of Richard Hunt.” Newsday, January 9, 1997, Sect. B, pp. 6-7,23.

Brockington, Horace. “Richard Hunt, The Studio Museum in Harlem.” Review, January 15, 1997, pp. 10-12.

Schmerler, Sarah. “Richard Hunt, The Studio Museum in Harlem.” Sculpture, 16/8 (October 1997): 54-55.

Castro, Jan Garden. “Richard Hunt: Freeing the Human Soul.” Sculpture, 17/5 (May/June 1998): 34-39.