the artist, New York (until 1966; sold through the Grippi & Waddell Gallery, New York to MMA)
Philadelphia. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. "The One Hundred and Sixty-third Annual Exhibition: American Painting and Sculpture," January 19–March 3, 1968, no. 94 (awarded the Walter Lippincott Prize, 1968).
New York. Waddell Gallery. "Will Barnet: Paintings, 1966–1968," February 6–March 2, 1968, no. 23 (dated 1965).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "American Paintings, Drawings and Watercolors from the Museum's Collections," October 1–December 7, 1969, no catalogue.
Philadelphia. David David Gallery. "Will Barnet," May 7–June 7, 1972, no catalogue.
Neuberger Museum of Art, State University of New York at Purchase. "Will Barnet: Twenty Years of Painting and Drawing," November 4, 1979–January 13, 1980, unnumbered cat. (p. 33).
Sarasota, Fla. John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. "Will Barnet: Twenty Years of Painting and Drawing," April 9–June 1, 1980, unnumbered cat.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Junior Museum. "Portraits: A Selection from the Department of 20th Century Art," November 25, 1980–February 16, 1981, no catalogue.
New York. Terry Dintenfass Gallery. "Will Barnet: Sittings," November 6–December 2, 1982, no catalogue.
Wichita Art Museum. "Will Barnet: Paintings and Prints 1932–1982," January 16–February 27, 1983, unnumbered cat. (p. 22).
Manchester, N. H. Currier Gallery of Art. "Will Barnet: Paintings, Prints and Drawings," June 10–September 3, 1984, unnumbered cat.
Huntsville, Ala. Huntsville Museum of Art. "Will Barnet: Paintings, Prints and Drawings," September 16–October 28, 1984, unnumbered cat.
St. Paul. Minnesota Museum of Art. "Will Barnet: Paintings, Prints and Drawings," November 17, 1984–January 27, 1985, unnumbered cat.
Hamilton, Ontario. Art Gallery of Hamilton. "Will Barnet: Paintings, Prints and Drawings," February 21–March 31, 1985, unnumbered cat.
Rockland, Me. William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum. "Will Barnet: Paintings, Prints and Drawings," May 1–July 15, 1985, unnumbered. cat.
New York. Terry Dintenfass Gallery. "Will Barnet: Selections 1940-1990," October 15–November 6, 1991, no. 3.
Youngstown. Ohio. Butler Art Institute. "Will Barnet: Selections 1940-1990," January 5–February 29, 1992, no. 3.
Neuberger Museum of Art, State University of New York at Purchase. "Roy R. Neuberger: Patron of the Arts," April 25–July 25, 1993, no. 11.
Montclair, N.J. Montclair Art Museum. "Will Barnet: A Timeless World," May 14–August 20, 2000, no. 40.
Boca Raton Museum of Art. "Will Barnet: A Timeless World," September 20–November 5, 2000, no. 40.
Maine. Portland Museum of Art. "Will Barnet: A Timeless World," December 21, 2000–February 18, 2001, no. 40.
Little Rock. Arkansas Arts Center. "Will Barnet: A Timeless World," March 22–June 3, 2001, no. 40.
M. T. "Reviews and Previews: Will Barnet [Grippi & Waddell; Feb. 8-26]." Art News 64 (February 1966), p. 13, ill. p. 17.
"Will Barnet's Abstract Portraits." Arts Magazine 40 (April 1966), ill. p. 48 (courtesy Grippi & Waddell Gallery), dates it 1965.
Robert Beverly Hale. Will Barnet: Twenty-Seven Paintings Completed During the Period 1960–1968. New York, 1968, unpaginated, no. 23, ill.
John P. O'Neill. Metropolitan Cats. New York, 1981, pp. 34–35, ill. (color).
Vivien Raynor. "Art: Knot-Theme Sculptures by Lynda Benglis." New York Times (November 26, 1982), p. C15.
Terry Trucco. "Will Barnet: A Part of and Apart From His Times." Art News 81 (December 1982), p. 95.
Will Barnet. 1984, p. 82, ill. pp. 83–84 (color), dates it 1965.
Avis Berman. "Artist's Dialogue: Will Barnet, from Maine to Infinity." Architectural Digest (March 1986), p. 70.
Robert H. Luck inAn American Collection: Paintings and Sculpture from the National Academy of Design. Exh. cat., Cheekwood Fine Arts Center, Nashville. New York, 1989, p. 182.
"Reviews: Will Barnet, Terry Dintenfass." Art News 91 (January 1992), p. 120, dates it 1965.
Gail Stavitsky inWill Barnet: A Timeless World. Exh. cat., Montclair Art Museum. Montclair, 2000, pp. 37, 121, no 40, ill. p. 98 (color).
Joyce Korotkin. "National Reviews: Will Barnet, Montclair Art Museum." Art News 99 (November 2000), p. 213.
Catherine Noonan. "The American Intimists." American Artist 64 (December 2000), p. 27, ill. (color).
Gerard McCarthy. "Will Barnet at the Montclair Art Museum." Art in America 89 (May 2001), p. 182.
The architect Frederick Kiesler commissioned this portrait of himself and his new wife, Lillian. In an artist's questionnaire dated January 5, 1989, Barnet wrote that Kiesler's last request before his death in 1965 was a second version of the double portrait. Kiesler's Last Request, in the National Academy Museum, New York, portrays Kiesler as three times the size of his wife.
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Will Barnet (American, Beverly, Massachusetts 1911–2012 New York)
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