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  • Leon P. Smith: Exhibition of Paintings. New York: Uptown Gallery. January 13-February 6, 1941. Brochure.
  • “With Utmost Freedom,” The Art Digest 15 (January 15, 1941): 20.
  • “Among New Exhibitions,” The New York Times, January 19, 1941.
  • “Imaginative Art,” New York Herald Tribune, January 19, 1941.
  • Paintings by Leon P. Smith. New York: The Pinacotheca. November 23-December 12, 1942. Checklist.
  • Howard Devree, “Eilshemius Again,” The New York Times, November 29, 1942.
  • Helen Boswell, “Leon Smith’s Fantasies,” The Art Digest 17 (December 1, 1942): 18.
  • Carlyle Burrows, “Notes and Comment on Events in Art: Other Shows,” New York Herald Tribune, December 6, 1942.
  • Leon P. Smith: Recent Paintings. New York: Egan Gallery. March 4-30, 1946. Checklist.
  • Edward Alden Jewell, “Abstraction Out and Out,” The New York Times, March 10, 1946.
  • Ben Wolf, “Abstracted by Smith,” The Art Digest 20 (March 15, 1946): 16.
  • The New York Times, March 22, 1946.
  • “Leon P. Smith,” Art News 45 (April 1946): 58.
  • Leon P. Smith. New York: The Pinacotheca. May 13-28, 1949. Brochure.
  • New York: Mills College of Education Art Gallery. November 22-December 1955.
  • James R. Mellow, “Leon Polk Smith,” Arts Magazine 30 (December 1955): 54-55.
  • Parker Tyler, “Leon Smith,” Art News 54 (January 1956): 68.
  • New York: Camino Gallery. December 1956.
  • Parker Tyler, Art News 55 (December 1956): 11.
  • New York: Camino Gallery. January 24-February 13, 1958.
  • John Ashbery, “Leon Smith,” Art News 56 (January 1958): 19.
  • Leon Smith. New York: Section 11 —Betty Parsons Gallery. November 11-29, 1958.
  • Edith Burckhardt, “Leon Smith,” Art News 57 (November 1958): 16.
  • B.B., “Leon Polk Smith, “Arts 33 (November 1958): 58.
  • Leon Smith. New York: Section 11—Betty Parsons Gallery. February 9-27, 1960.
  • Helen DeMott, “Leon Smith,” Arts 34 (February 1960): 67.
  • A.S., “Leon Smith,” ArtNews 58 (February 1960): 15.
  • Leon Polk Smith: Recent Paintings and Sculpture. New York: Stable Gallery. January 1962.
  • Vivien Raynor, “Leon Polk Smith,” Arts 36 (February 1962): 41.
  • G. R. Swenson, “Leon Smith,” ArtNews 60 (February 1962): 12.
  • Dore Ashton, “New York Commentary,” The Studio 163 (April 1962): 157.
  • Utica, New York: Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute Museum of Art. April 1962.
  • Leon Polk Smith: Recent Paintings, Sculpture, and Reliefs. New York: Stable Gallery. March 12-30, 1963.
  • Lawrence Campbell, “Leon Polk Smith,” ArtNews 62 (March 1963): 14.
  • Sidney Tillim, “Leon Polk Smith,” Arts Magazine 37 (May-June 1963): 107.
  • Leon Polk Smith, New York. Stuttgart: Galerie Muller. September 12-October 15, 1964. Catalogue.
  • Hard Edge von Leon Polk Smith. Frankfurt, Germany: Studiogalerie im Studentenhaus, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universitat. November-December 1964.
  • Leon Polk Smith: Torn Drawings. New York: Galerie Chalette. October 1965. Portfolio of ten facsimiles.
  • Amy Goldin. “Leon Polk Smith,” Arts Magazine 40 (November 1965): 57.
  • Leon Polk Smith: Recent Paintings. New York: Galerie Chalette. Opened February 13, 1968.
  • Lawrence Campbell, “Leon Polk Smith,” ArtNews 67 (April 1968): 57.
  • Leon Polk Smith. Waltham, Massachusetts: Poses Institute of Fine Arts, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University. April 15-May8, 1968. Traveled to San Francisco Museum of Art. May 21-June 30, 1968. Catalogue.
  • Leon Polk Smith: Constellations. New York: Galerie Chalette. October 14-November 1969.
  • Nicolas Calas, “Leon Polk Smith,” Arts Magazine 44 (November 1969): 60.
  • Natalie Edgar, “Leon Polk Smith,” ArtNews 68 (December 1969): 70-71.
  • Leon Polk Smith: Geometric Paintings, 1945-1953. New York: Galerie Chalette. November 1970. Brochure.
  • Lawrence Campbell, “Leon Polk Smith,” ArtNews 69 (January 1971): 58.
  • Robert Pincus-Witten, “Leon Polk Smith,” Artforum 9 (February 1971): 76-77.
  • Carter Ratcliff, “New York Letter,” Art International 15 (February 20, 1971): 66-67.
  • Leon Polk Smith: Selected Paintings, 1945-1973. New York: Galerie Denise Rene. December 4, 1973 – January 12, 1974.
  • James R. Mellow, “Leon Polk Smith’s Maverick Attitude,” The New York Times, December 8,1973.
  • Robert Hughes, “A Disciple’s Progress,” Time, December 31, 1973: 46.
  • Roberta Smith, ” Leon Polk Smith,” Artforum 12 (February 1974): 71.
  • Jerry E. Patterson, “Leon Polk Smith,” Art News 73 (February 1974): 99-100.
  • Judith Van Baron, “Leon Polk Smith,” Arts Magazine 48 (February 1974): 58.
  • Phyllis Derfner, “New York Letter,” Art International 18/2 (February 20, 1974): 49.
  • Leon Polk Smith: New Paintings and Collages. New York: Galerie Denise Rene. May 23-June 21, 1975.
  • Michael Andre, “Leon Polk Smith,” ArtNews 74 (September 1975): 116.
  • Leon Polk Smith. New York: Galerie Denise Rene. February 15-March 12, 1977.
  • Judith Tannenbaum, “Leon Polk Smith,” Arts Magazine 51 (April 1977): 31.
  • Leon Polk Smith: Collages, 1940-1975. Houston: Pelham-von Stoffler Gallery. August 20-September15, 1977.
  • Leon Polk Smith. New York: Susan Caldwell, Inc. April 6-28, 1979.
  • Grace Glueck, “Leon Polk Smith,” The New York Times, April 13, 1979.
  • Leon Polk Smith: Paintings and Collages, 1954-1977. San Francisco: Gallery Paule Anglim. April 17-May 12, 1979.
  • Robert McDonald, “Space Equals Form,” Artweek 10 (May 5, 1979): 6.
  • Leon Polk Smith: Constellations, 1967-1973. New York: Washburn Gallery. January 11-February 25, 1980. Brochure.
  • Leon Polk Smith: Eight Works/Paintings and Collages. Richmond, Virginia: Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University. September 23-October 12, 1980.
  • New York: Washburn Gallery. March 4-April 4, 1981 (42 East 57th St.) and March 4-May 2, 1981 (113 Greene St.).
  • John Russell, “Art: Leon Polk Smith, Uptown and Downtown,” The New York Times, March 20, 1981.
  • Addison Parks, “Leon Polk Smith,” Arts Magazine 55 (May 1981): 37.
  • Barbara Gallati, “Leon Polk Smith,” Arts Magazine 55 (June 1981): 29.
  • Gene Baro, ” New York Letter,” Art International 24 (August-September 1981): 120.
  • Leon Polk Smith: Large Paintings, 1979-1981. Stony Brook, New York: Art Gallery, The Fine Arts Center, State University of New York at Stony Brook. October 28-December 15, 1981. L. Alloway.
  • Leon Polk Smith: Black and White Tondos. New York: Washburn Gallery. December 11, 1981-January30, 1982.
  • Leon Polk Smith: Recent Paintings (113 Greene St.) and Leon Polk Smith: Paintings, 1945-1950 (42 East 57th St.). New York: Washburn Gallery. September 22-October 30, 1982.
  • Barbara Gallati, “Leon Polk Smith,” Arts Magazine 57 (November 1982): 53.
  • Timothy F. Rub, “Leon PolkSmith,” Arts Magazine 57 (December 1982): 34-35.
  • Leon Polk Smith: Constellations, 1967-1973. New York: Washburn Gallery. January 11-February 25,1984.
  • Ronny Cohen, “Leon Polk Smith,” Art News 83 (May 1984): 157, 159.
  • “Exacta?: ?From Constructivism to Systematic Art 1918-1985″?, Squaretail Editore, Milano, 1985
  • Leon Polk Smith: New Works. New York: DiLaurenti Gallery. January 23-March 1, 1986. Catalogue.
  • John Russell, “Leon Polk Smith,” The New York Times, February 7, 1986.
  • John Loughery, “Leon Polk Smith,” Arts Magazine 60 (April 1986): 129-30.
  • Leon Polk Smith: Retrospective. London: The Third International Contemporary Art Fair. May 29-June 1, 1986. Brochure.
  • Leon Polk Smith. New York: Ruth Siegel. January 3-24, 1987.
  • Robert G. Edelman, “Leon Polk Smith at Ruth Siegel,” Art in America 75 (April 1987): 218-19.
  • Leon Polk Smith. Basel: Galerie A. Hoffmann. May 30-September 1, 1987. Brochure.
  • Leon Polk Smith. Los Angeles: Burnett Miller Gallery. May 15-June 20, 1987.
  • Margaret Lazzari, “Minimalism in the Mainstream,” Artweek 18 (June 6, 1987): 8.
  • Pamela Hammond, “Leon PolkSmith: Burnett Miller,” Art News 86 (October 1987): 195, 197.
  • Leon Polk Smith. Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany: Wilhelm-Hack-Museum. February 4-March 27, 1989. Traveled to Grenoble: Musee de Grenoble, May 12—July 10, 1989. Catalogue.
  • Michael Hubl, “Ludwigshafen: Leon Polk Smith,” Art News 88 (May 1989): 179-80.
  • Jessica Mueller, “Leon Polk Smith: Gemalde, 1936-1988,” Das Kunstwerk 42 (June 1989): 94-95.
  • Leon Polk Smith: 35 Years of Color. Santa Monica, California: Meyers/Bloom. October 19-November 22,1989.
  • Leon Polk Smith: Selected Works, 1943-1992. Promised Gift to The Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, New York: The Brooklyn Museum. February 9, 1993-May 14, 1995. Catalogue.
  • Holland Cotter, “A 12-Work Gift Sampler from Leon PolkSmith,” The New York Times, March 19, 1993.
  • “Leon PolkSmith, Selected Works, 1943-1992,” American Art Review, June-July, 1994: 11.
  • Addison Parks, “The Dynamics of Diagonals and Space,” The Christian Science Monitor, August 1, 1994: 16.
  • Architectural Digest, Sept. 2014, “Dressing the Part”, p. 142