Selected Books/Exhibition Catalogues

2014
Frederick Hammersley: Organics and Cut-ups, 1963-1965. Essays by E. Luanne McKinnon and Elizabeth East. L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA.

2013
Frederick Hammersley: The Computer Drawings, 1969. Essay by Elizabeth East. L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA.

2012
Frederick Hammersley. Elizabeth East and Peter Goulds, eds. L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA.
In the Abstract: Wilfred Davis Fletcher Collection: Paintings, Sculpture, Prints, Ceramics, Glass, Works on Paper. Essay by Christopher Schnoor. Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID.

2011
Pacific Standard Time: Los Angeles Art, 1948-1980, Getty Research Institute and J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA.
Frederick Hammersley: Organic & Geometric. Essay by David Reed, Ameringer McEnery Yohe Gallery, New York, NY.

2010
The Shape of Abstraction.
Essay by Rachael Arauz. Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, MA.
Sole Mates, Cowboy Boots and Art. Essay by Joseph Traugott.  New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM and Museum of New Mexico Press, Santa Fe, NM.
McNay Art Museum, An Introduction.  Foreword by William Chiego.  McNay Art Museum in partnership with Scala Publishers, San Antonio, TX.

2009
Frederick Hammersley.  Sarah S. King and Diane Armitage, eds. Essays by Dave Hickey, Joseph Traugott, Arden Reed, David Pagel.  Art Santa Fe Presents/Museum of New Mexico Press, Santa Fe, NM.

2007
Hunches, Geometrics, Organics: Paintings by Frederick Hammersley.
Pomona College Museum of Art, Pomona, CA.
Frederick Hammersley: Icons of the Other.  Essay by Dave Hickey, Ameringer McEnery Yohe Gallery, New York, NY.
Painting <=> Design. Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA. 2007.
Birth of the Cool. Elizabeth Armstrong with essays by Micheal Boyd, Frances Colpitt, Dave Hickey, Thomas Hine, Bruce Jenkins, Elizabeth A. T. Smith, Lorraine Wild, with contributions by Anna Brouwer and Mary Trent, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA, (exhibition catalogue).
The New American Abstraction (1950-1970). Essay by Claudine Humblet. Skira, Torino, Italy.

2006
Driven to Abstraction: Southern California and the Non-Objective World, 1950-1980, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA.
Selections from the John and Mary Lou Paxton Collection. Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV.

2004
Minimalism After III, Daimler Chrysler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany.

2003
Frederick Hammersley: An Oral History. Interviews by Lawrence Weschler, Douglas Dreishspoon, and Peter Goulds. University of California, Los Angeles, CA.
Abstract Art. Essay by Stuart Ashman, Fresco Fine Art, Albuquerque, NM.

2002
Beau Monde: Toward a Redeemed Cosmopolitanism.  Foreword by Louis Grachos, essay by Dave Hickey. SITE Santa Fe, Fourth International Biennial, Santa Fe, NM.

2001
Chouinard: A Living Legacy.  Essay by Peter Clothier, Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, CA.

1999
Visual Puns and Hard Edge Poems: Works by Frederick Hammersley. Introduction by Peter Walch, essay by Joeseph Traugott.  Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM.

1998
The City Series Taos, Albuquerque, Santa Fe.  Text by Donald Bartlett and Leslie C. Wright, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, IA.

1996
John McLaughlin: Western Modernism/Eastern Thought.  Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA.
Still Working: Underknown Artists of Age in America.  Stuart Shedletsky, ed., essays by Ann Gibson, Selma Holo, Erika D. Passantino, Harry Rand, Jeffrey Wechsler, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY.

1993
Paintings of Frederick Hammersley. Text by Donald Bartlett. The Mulvane Art Museum, Washburn University, Topeka, KS.
The Alcove Show: Frederick Hammersley, Tom Joyce, Jim Magee, Ramona Sakiestewa, and Paul Sarkisian, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM.
75 works/75 years: Collecting in California, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA.

1990
Turning the Tide: Early Los Angeles Modernists 1920-1956.  Foreward by Richard Vest, introduction by Barry Heisler, essay by Paul J. Karlstrom, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California.

1989
Invitational Exhibition.  Text by William Ebie.  Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM.
Recent Paintings: Frederick Hammersley, Mark Rothko Foundation, Artist Space, New York, NY.

1985
Color Forms. Gallery at the Plaza, Security National Bank, Los Angeles, CA.

1983
Roswell Museum and Art Center Guide to the Collection. Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM.

1981
Rules and Exceptions. L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA.

1980
Form Is the Shape of Content.  Downtown Center for the Arts, Albuquerque, NM.

1979
Fall Invitational. Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM.
Visual Art, Mathematics and Computers: Selections from the Journal LEONARDO. Pergamon Press, New York, NY, pp. 284 - 286.

1978
Frederick Hammersley. Essay by Van Deren Coke. L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA.
California: 5 Footnotes to Modern Art History, Los Angeles Hard-Edge: The Fifties and the Seventies.  Essay by Van Deren Coke, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, pp. 64-69.

1977
The 35th Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting. Preface by Roy Slade, essay by Jane Livingston.  The Corcoran Gallery, Washington D.C.

1976
12 Contemporary Artists Working in New Mexico.  Essay Van Deren Coke.  University Art Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, pp. 20-23.

1975
Frederick Hammersley: A Retrospective Exhibition.  Introduction by Van Deren Coke.  University Art Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.

1969
Frederick Hammersley.  University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.

1968
Visiting Artist Visual Arts Project.  San Bernardino, Inyo, and Mono County Schools, San Bernardino, CA.
2nd Traveling Print Exhibition Catalogue and Date Book/Chai: Ode to Life Print Exhibition on the “Old Testament”, Westside Jewish Community Center, Los Angeles, CA.

1967
Selection 1967: Recent Acquisition in Modern Art.  Introduction by Peter Selz.  University Art Museum, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA.

1965
Art Across America. The Mead Corporation, Dayton, OH.

1962-63
Frederick Hammersley: Paintings. Foreword by Peter Selz, essays byThomas Leavitt and Jules Langsner.  California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA, in partnership with La Jolla Art Museum, La Jolla, CA.

1961
26th Annual Midyear Show. The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH.

1960
West Coast Hard-Edge: Four Abstract Classicists.  Preface by Lawrence Alloway, essay by Jules Langsner.  Institute of Contemporary Art, London, England, in collaboration with the office of USIS.

1959
Four Abstract Classicists. Essay by Jules Langsner.  San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA.


Selected Newspaper and Magazine Articles

2014
"Rearranging Abstraction in Frederick Hammersley’s Cut-Ups" by Stephen Dillon, Artsy, October 2 (web).
"Weekend Gallery Report: Cut-ups, Abstraction and the Quran Illuminated" by Carolina Miranda, LA Times, September 29 (web).
"Frederick Hammersley at L.A. Louver Gallery" by Charles Donelan, Santa Barbara Independent, September 23 (web).
"Continuing and Recommended" by Michael Shaw, ArtScene, Vol. 33, no. 9, May (print).
"Term Limits on Abstract Classicism" by Christopher Knight, Los Angeles Times, 23 January (print).
"Computer-Art Fossils" by Blake Gopnik, The Daily Beast, January 1 (web).
"The Value of Record Keeping" by Jennifer King, The Getty, Winter (print).
"What’s in a name? The story behind four abstract classicists," LACMA: Insider (print).

2013
"Huntington aquires works by Tony Smith and Frederick Hammersley" by Deborah Vankin, Los Angeles Times, December 17 (web).
"Frederick Hammersley Archive," The Getty Research Institute, November 15 (web).
"The Value of Record Keeping: Frederick Hammersley’s Painting Books" by Anna Zagorski, The Getty Iris, November 13 (web).
"Art of the City" by Doug Harvey, Los Angeles Magazine, April (print).
"Taking on the computer age" by David Pagel, Los Angeles Times, February 8 (print).
"There’s a Method to My Desk’s Madness" by Edward Lewine, New York Times (web).

2012
"Haiku Reviews: Yiddish “Romeo and Julia” by Peter Frank, Ecce homo and Surreal L.A. Photography, June 1 (web).
"Frederick Hammersley at L.A. Louver (one fine day in May)" by Geoff Tuck, Notes on Looking, May 4 (web).
"A little more rambling about hammersley" by Steve Roden, Airform Archives, April 27 (web).
"A joyful geometry at work" by David Pagel, Los Angeles Times, March 30 (print).
"It’s Hammersley Time: This Artweek L.A." by Bill Bush, Huffington Post, March 20 (web).
"Frederick Hammersley" by Kurt Mueller, Artforum, March (print).
"Frederick Hammersley" by Jody Zellen, Visual Art Source: ArtScene, March (web).
"Images: Frederick Hammersley’s Hunches" by Sharon Butler, Two Coats of Paint, February 28 (web).
 "Frederick Hammersley" by Bruce Hainley, Artforum (print).

2011
"Frederick Hammersley: The Origins of Pictorial Space" by Robert C. Morgan, The Brooklyn Rail, October 3 (web).
"Frederick Hammersley: ‘Organic and Geometric’" by Roberta Smith, The New York Times, September 15 (print).
"Galleries join ‘Pacific Standard Time’" by Jori Finkel, Los Angeles Times, January 20 (print).

2009
"Frederick Hammersley dies at 90; acclaimed painter" by Suzanne Muchnic, Los Angeles Times, June 6 (web).

2007
"Frederick Hammersley" by Donald Kuspit, ArtForum, April (print).
"Ever true to forms" by Christopher Miles, Los Angeles Times, March 12 (print).
"Hard-Edged Visual Pleasure" by Jennifer Riley, The New York Sun, February 8 (web).

2006
"Frederick Hammersley" by Wesley Pulkka, Santa Fe Trend, Winter/Spring (print).

2005
"A Place for Reflection" by Nancy Zimmerman, Santa Fe Trend, Fall/Winter (print).

2004
"Seeing Hammersley Whole" by Arden Reed, Art in America, November (print).
"Ahead of His Time: The Art of Frederick Hammersley" by Ashley Morris, Santa Fean, September (print).
"Frederick Hammersley: Paintings" by Richard Tobin, THE Magazine, April (print).
"Painting Paradox" by Jo Ann Baldinger, Pasatiempo, March 12-18 (print).
"Artist’s Intuition" by Wesley Pulkka, The Albuquerque Journal, March 7 (print).

2003
"Frederick Hammersley" by Bruce Hainley, ArtForum, October (print).
"Around the Galleries: Winding Through a Landscape of Gems" by David Pagel, Los Angeles Times, August 1 (print).

2002
"Frederick Hammersley: From Abstract to Inventive Clarity" by David Pagel, Los Angeles Times, January 18 (print).

2001
"Four Abstract Classicists" by Rex Weil, Art News, October (print).
"Modern American Art of the 1930’s" by Rex Weil, Art News, October (print).
"Driven to Abstraction" by Wesley Pulkka, West Side Journal, July 27 (print).
"A Hammersley Retrospective, With Edges Softened" by Leah Ollman, Los Angeles Times, February 9 (print).
"Frederick Hammersley" by Bill Lasarow, ArtScene, February (print).
"Frederick Hammersley at Laguna Art Museum" by Carmine Iannaccone, Art Issues, Summer (print).

1999
"Exhibition Places Artist Firmly in the Present" by David Pagel, Los Angeles Times, December 17 (print).

1991
 "His Specialty: One-Liners" by Hunter Drohojowska-Philip, Los Angeles Times, August 22 (print).
"Paintings from Left Field" by Kathleen Shields, Art in America, January (print).
"Personal Abstract Language of Frederick Hammersley" by Sandy Ballatore, Artspace, November- December 1989 (print).

1989
"Hard Edge Just Right for Artist" by Sandy Ballatore, The Albuquerque Journal, August 11 (print).

1987
"Calvert Coggeshall, Frederick Hammersley" by Roberta Smith, The New York Times, June 26 (print).

1984
"A Synthesis of Opposites" by Joseph Traugott, The Albuquerque Journal, March 11 (print).

1982
"The Abstract Classicist Edge" by Emily Hicks, Artweek, December 25 (print).
"‘Colorforms’: An Old-Fashioned Salute" by Suzanne Muchnic, Los Angeles Times, December 3 (print).

1981
"Frederick Hammersley: Rules and Exceptions" by Dan Collins, Artweek, March 7 (print).

1978

"Art Walk" by William Wilson, Los Angeles Times, September 22 (print).
"Frederick Hammersley’s Art Comes to Venice’s L.A. Louver" by William Franklin, The Ocean Front Weekly, September 13 (print).

1977
Art News, May (print).
"The Corcoran’s Biennial Show" by Paul Richard, The Washington Post, February 25 (print).
Art News, January (print).

1970
"My Geometrical Paintings" by Frederick Hammersley, Leonardo, April (print).

1965
Das Kunstwerk, Vol. 10-12 XVII, April - June (print).
Vogue, 15 February (print).
ArtForum, 15 February (print).

1963
ArtForum, Vol. 8, (print).

1962
Art News, February and May (print).
ArtForum, (print).

1960
Art News, September (print).
Art International, February (print).

1959
Arts, December (print).
Art News, September (print).
"New Talent for 1959," Art in America (print).
"Frederick Hammerlsey: Hard-Edged Paintings, L.A. Louver Los Angeles," The Art Newspaper, January (print).