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Solo Exhibitions

George Rickey, Sep 25–Oct 14, 1989, Gallery Kasahara, Osaka, Japan
George Rickey, Sep 25–Oct 14, 1989, Gallery Kasahara, Osaka, Japan.
George Rickey with Column of Six Parallelepipeds II (1986), East Chatham, NY, 1990
George Rickey with Column of Six Parallelepipeds II (1986), East Chatham, NY, 1990.

1933

[Paintings], Caz-Delbo Gallery, New York, NY.

1935

[Paintings], Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO.

1949

George Rickey [paintings and drawings], Riccardo’s Gallery, Chicago, IL (Apr).

1950

[Moving sculptures in glass], Associated American Artists, Chicago, IL.

1953

Mobile Sculptures by George Rickey, John Herron Art Museum, Indianapolis, IN (Jan 4–25).

George Rickey Mobiles, The Little Gallery, Louisville, KY (Mar 14–Apr 8).

1955

George Rickey: Machines, Kinetic Sculpture, Mobiles, Kraushaar Galleries, New York, NY (Jan 3–29).

1956

George Rickey: Kinetic Sculptures and Machines, Isaac Delgado Museum of Art (now New Orleans Museum of Art), New Orleans, LA (Jan 8–29).

1959

Kinetic Sculptures, Kraushaar Galleries, New York, NY (Jan 5–24).

1960

George Rickey: Kinetic Sculptures, Orleans Gallery, New Orleans, LA (Jan 8–24).

George Rickey: Kinetic Sculptures, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA (Jul 13–Aug 7).

1961

George Rickey, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ (Dec 1961–Jan 1962).

George Rickey: Recent Sculpture, University of Oklahoma Museum of Art, Norman, OK (Jan 8–31).

George Rickey: Kinetic Sculpture, Kraushaar Gallery, New York, NY (Oct 4–28).

1962

Rickey, Primus-Stuart Galleries, Los Angeles, CA (Mar 5–31).

George Rickey: Mobiles, Galerie Anna Roepcke, Wiesbaden, Germany (May 11–Jun 8).

Rickey: Kinetische Skulpturen, Galerie Springer, West Berlin, Germany (Jul 2–Aug 6). Catalogue with an essay by Henry Hope.

George Rickey, Düsseldorf Kunsthalle, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany (Aug 17–Sep 23). Catalogue with an essay by Henry Hope.

1963

George Rickey: Kinetic Sculpture, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL (Jan–Feb 8).

George Rickey: Kinetic Sculpture, Berkshire Arts Center, Pittsfield, MA (Jun 18–Jul 16).

George Rickey, Jaffe–Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, NH and Williams

College Museum, Williamstown, MA (Fall).

1964

George Rickey: Kinetic Sculptures, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA (Mar 14–Apr 26).

George Rickey: Kinetic Sculpture, David Stuart Galleries, Los Angeles, CA (Jun 9–Jul 3).

George Rickey: Kinetic Sculpture, Staempfli Gallery, New York, NY (Oct 20–Nov 7).

1966

Lines and Planes, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, NH (Feb 11–18).

George Rickey’s Landscape IV, Tatem Arts Center, Hood College, Frederick, MD (May). Catalogue with an essay by Mary Ellen Randolph.

George Rickey: Sixteen Years of Kinetic Art, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (Sep 30–Nov 20). Catalogue with an essay by Peter Selz.

1967

George Rickey: Recent Kinetic Sculpture, Staempfli Gallery, New York, NY (May 23–Jun 17); travels to Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN (Jul 23–Aug 27).

1968

George Rickey: Kinetic Sculpture, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN (Nov 4–Dec 10). Catalogue with an essay by Peter Selz.

1969

George Rickey, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany (Feb 14–Mar 30). Catalogue with an essay by Wieland Schmied.

George Rickey, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (Aug 15–Oct 5).

George Rickey: Mobile Skulpturen, Kunstverein, Munich, Germany (Aug 20–Sep 28). Catalogue with essays by Dietrich Mahlow, Hans Bauer, Max Mengeringhause, George Nees, Zdenek Felix, Friedhelm Klein, Jiri Padrta, Eberherd Roters, Jiri Kotalik, Nora Aradi, and Margit Staber.

1970

Recent Kinetic Sculptures by George Rickey, Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA (Apr 25–Jun 15).

Seventeen New Works, Photo Murals, Working Drawings by the World’s Foremost Kinetic Sculptor, George Rickey, The Henry Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (opens Jun 21).

1971

George Rickey: Retrospective Exhibition, 1951-1971, UCLA Art Galleries; organized by the UCLA Art Council and UCLA Art Galleries; travels to Palm Springs Desert Museum, Dallas, Museum of Fine Arts, Wichita Art Museum, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, The Arts Club of Chicago, Denver Art Museum, and San Francisco Museum of Art (Feb 1971–Jul 1972). Catalogue with an interview of George Rickey by Frederick S. Wight.

George Rickey: Kinetic Sculptures, The Johnson Gallery, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT (Apr 8–May 2).

George Rickey: Recent Sculpture, Staempfli Gallery, New York, NY (Apr 27–May 22).

1973

George Rickey, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hannover, Germany (Jul 13-Sep 30); travels to Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany (Nov 21, 1973–Feb 4, 1974). Catalogue with essays by Wieland Schmied and Eberhard Roters.

George Rickey, Galerie Buchholz, Munich, Germany (Nov 11, 1973–Dec 1, 1974).

1974

Sculpture of George Rickey, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA (Mar 18–Apr 11).

George Rickey, Galerie Espace, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Mar 19–Apr 14).

1975

George Rickey, College of St. Rose, Albany, NY (Feb 2–28).

George Rickey, Fordham University Plaza at Lincoln Center (Outdoors) and Staempfli Gallery (Indoors), New York, NY (Apr 22–May 13).

George Rickey, Gimpel Hanover Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland (May 27–Jul 15); travels to Gimpel Fils Gallery, London, UK (Sep 2–27).

1976

George Rickey: Kinetische Objekte—Material und Technik, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany (Apr 11–May 16). Catalogue with an essay by Ulrich Weisner.

George Rickey: Sculptures, Kresge Art Center Gallery, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI (Oct 17–Nov 14).

George Rickey, Ball State University, Muncie, IN (Nov 26–Dec 17).

1977

George Rickey, Galerie Espace, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Mar 12–Apr 9).

George Rickey, Städel Museum (Städelsches Kunstinstitut), Frankfurt am Main, Germany (May 5–Oct 30). Catalogue with an essay by Willy Rotzler.

George Rickey, Hammarskjold Plaza Sculpture Garden, New York, NY (May 24–Sep).

George Rickey, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI (May 27–Jun 12).

George Rickey, Makler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (Nov 5–Dec 3).

George Rickey: Drawings for Sculpture, Williams College Museum, Williamstown, MA (Nov 11–Dec 11). Catalogue with an essay by Lucinda Barnes.

1978

George Rickey: Mobile Skulpturen, Gimpel & Hanover Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland (Feb 25–Apr 1).

George Rickey: Bewegliche Skulpturen, Galerie Godula Buchholz, Munich, Germany (Jun 21–Sep 9).

George Rickey, Gallery Kasahara, Osaka, Japan (Sep).

Sculpture by George Rickey, K & B Plaza, New Orleans, LA (Sep).

George Rickey Sculpture, Fairweather Hardin Gallery, Chicago, IL (Oct 10–Nov 4).

1979

George Rickey: Skulpturen, Material, Technik, Amerika Haus and Galerie Skulima, Berlin, Germany (Apr 27–Jun 9).

George Rickey: Retrospective, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum of Art, New York, NY, (Sep 7–Oct 4).

1980

George Rickey, Galerie Cuenca, Ulm, Germany (Apr 29–May 29).

George Rickey, Wenger Gallery, San Diego, CA (Aug 15–Oct 1).

George Rickey at the Makler Gallery, Makler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (Nov 8-Dec 3).

George Rickey, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY (Nov 11–Dec 13).

1981

George Rickey: Kinetic Sculpture, Carl Schlosberg Fine Arts, Sherman Oaks, CA (Jun 7–Jul 3).

George Rickey: Mobile Skulpturen, Gimpel & Hannover Galerie and Andre Emmerich Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland (Apr 25–Jun 6).

George Rickey, Musee d’Art Contemporain Montreal, Montreal, Canada (Sep 17–Nov 1). Catalogue with an essay by Sandra Marchand.

1982

George Rickey: Kinetic Sculpture on Clydeside, Scottish Sculpture Trust, Glasgow, U.K. (Jun 5–Aug 29).

George Rickey, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, U.K. (Sep 10–Nov 29).

George Rickey Recent Sculpture, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA (Aug 4–Sep 11).

1983

George Rickey, Galerie Lauter, Mannheim, Germany (Sep 23–Oct 31). Catalogue with an essay by Ralph Lauter.

George Rickey, Thomas Segal Gallery (Big in Boston: An Alternative Space to Exhibit Large Scale Works), Boston, MA (Oct 8–Nov 2).

George Rickey: Skulpturen, Galerie Schoeller, Düsseldorf, Germany (Oct 15, 1983–Feb 4, 1984). Catalogue with an essay by Friedrich W. Heckmanns.

George Rickey: New Orleans Plus 30, Newcomb College Art Gallery, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA (Oct 16–Nov 20). Catalogue with an essay by Marilyn Brown.

George Rickey: 30 Years of His Art, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY (Nov 15–Dec 24).

George Rickey, Makler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (Nov 18–Dec 31).

1984

George Rickey, Inkfish Gallery, Denver, CO (Mar 23-May 5).

George Rickey: Kinetische Freiplastiken, 1972–1984, Moderne Galerie, Josef Albers Museum, Bottrop, Germany (Aug 12–Oct 14). Catalogue with essays by Friedrich W. Heckmanns and Hans Peter Riese.

1985

George Rickey, River Oaks Garden Club/John Parkerson, Houston, TX (May 12–25).

George Rickey: Skulpturen, Roswitha Haftmann Modern Art, Zurich, Switzerland (May).

George Rickey in South Bend, Art Center of South Bend, Indiana University at South Bend, Saint Mary’s College, and the Snite Musuem of Art University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN (Sep 8–Oct 20). Catalogue with essays by James L. Mullins and Hayden Herrera.

1986

George Rickey, Bryant Park; sponsored by the Public Art Fund, Inc. and the Bryant Park Restoration Corp., New York, NY (Jun 25–Oct 17).

Concurrent exhibitions: George Rickey, Maxwell Davidson Gallery and Zabriskie Gallery, New York, NY (Oct 7–Nov 15).

1987

George Rickey: In Celebration of his Eightieth Year, Carl Schlosberg Fine Arts, Sherman Oaks, CA (Jan 18–Feb 14).

George Rickey zum 80. Geburtstag, Roswitha Haftmann Modern Art, Zurich, Switzerland (May–Jun).

George Rickey zum 80. Geburtstag, Galerie Pels Leusden, Berlin, Germany (Jun 15–Aug 28); travels to Galerie Schoeller, Düsseldorf, Germany (Sep 8–Oct 31). Catalogue with an essay by Werner Haftmann.

George Rickey: Projects for Public Sculpture, Neuberger Museum, SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY (Oct 25, 1987–Mar 1988). Catalogue with an essay by Harriet Senie.

1988

George Rickey: Projects for Public Sculpture, The Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA (Jun 10–Sep 21).

Drei Skulpturen von George Rickey in Köln, Moderne Stadt, Cologne, Germany (Summer). Catalogue with an essay by Peter Nestler.

George Rickey Indoor/Outdoor Sculptures, Veranneman Foundation, Kruishoutem, Belgium (May 7–Jun 18).

George Rickey Sculpture, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY (Oct 25–Nov 26).

1989

George Rickey: Two Exhibitions: An Indoor Exhibition, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA (Apr 12–May 27) and An Outdoor Exhibition of Large Scale Sculpture, Espirit Sculpture Garden, San Francisco CA (Apr 22–Jul 4).

George Rickey: Important Sculpture, Marianne Friedland Gallery, Toronto, Canada (Apr 29–May 30). Catalogue with an essay by Marianne Friedland.

George Rickey, Museum Boymans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (May 3–Jun 11).

George Rickey, Gallery Kasahara, Osaka, Japan (Sep 25–Oct 14). Catalogue with an essay by Jorn Merkert.

1990

George Rickey: Recent Sculptures, Inkfish Gallery, Denver, CO (Mar 8–Apr 20).

George Rickey, Ausbildungszentrum Wolfsberg, Ermatingen, Switzerland (Apr 10–Jul 20).

George Rickey: Kinetische Skulpturen, Galerie Utermann, Dortmund, Germany (Oct 26–Dec 22). Catalogue with an essay by Gerhard Kolberg.

George Rickey: Sculptures, 1955–1990, Artcurial, Paris, France (Oct 23–Dec 8). Catalogue with an essay by Jorn Merkert.

George Rickey: Indoor and Outdoor Sculpture, Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA (Nov 30, 1990–Feb 16, 1991).

1991

George Rickey Sculpture (Including an Important Group of Early Pieces), Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY (Apr 27–Jun 8).

George Rickey: Art of Movement, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY (Sep 15–Nov 3).

1992

George Rickey: In Celebration of His 85th Year, Carl Schlosberg Fine Arts, Sherman Oaks, CA (Apr 5–May 3). Catalogue with an essay by Nan Rosenthal.

George Rickey Sculpture, Toni Birckhead Gallery, Cincinnati, OH (Sep 14–Oct 30).

George Rickey in Berlin, 1967–1992, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, Germany. Catalogue with essays by Jorn Merkert, Edward Kienholz, Hann Trier, Ursula Prinz, Wieland Schmied, Eberhard Roters, Werner Haftmann, Nan Rosenthal, and Peter Nestler.

1993

George Rickey: A Dialogue in Steel and Air, Philharmonic Center for the Arts; organized by Marianne Friedland Gallery, Naples, FL (Jan 31–Mar 11).

George Rickey in Santa Barbara, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA (Mar 5–Apr 18). Catalogue with an essay by Alfred Moir.

George Rickey at Muhlenberg, Frank Martin Gallery, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA (Apr 8–May 23).

George Rickey: Important Sculpture, Marianne Friedland Gallery, Toronto, Canada (May).

George Rickey, NICAF International Contemporary Art Fair, Gallery Kasahara, Yokohama, Japan (Mar 18–23).

George Rickey, Gallery Kasahara, Osaka, Japan (Oct 1–30).

George Rickey: Recent Sculptures, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY (Oct 19–Nov 20).

1994

George Rickey: Sieben kinetische Skulpturen, Galerie Utermann-Harenberg City Center, Dortmund, Germany (Apr 11–Oct 31).

George Rickey: Recent Sculpture, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY (Nov 1–Dec 23).

A Selection of Drawings and Sculpture by George Rickey, Century Club, New York, NY (Nov 6–Dec 1).

1995

George Rickey: Recent Sculpture, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY (Nov 1–Dec 23).

1996

George Rickey: Recent Kinetic Sculptures, Inkfish Gallery, Denver, CO (Apr 26–May 31).

1997

George Rickey in Recognition of his 90th Year: Important Early Sculptures, 1951–1965, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY (Apr 29–May 31). Catalogue with an essay by Theodore F. Wolff.

George Rickey zum 90. Geburtstag: Kinetische Sculpturen, Stätische Kunstsammlungen, Chemnitz, Germany (Sep).

George Rickey: Master of Kinetic Sculpture in Celebration of his 90th, Carl Schlosberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA (May 4–Jun 1).

George Rickey: Kinetic Sculpture, The Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN (Sep).

George Rickey in Recognition of his 90th Year: Recent Sculptures, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY (Nov 18–Dec 20).

George Rickey: Motion and Silence, Galerie Dr. István Schlégl, Zurich, Switzerland (Nov 22, 1997–Feb 14, 1998). Catalogue with an essay by Frank Badur.

1998

George Rickey Sculptures, Veranneman Foundation, Kruishoutem, Belgium (May 9–Jul 11).

1999

George Rickey: Recent Sculptures, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY (Oct 12–Nov 20).

2000

George Rickey, Gallery Kasahara, Tokyo, Japan (Apr 3–28). Catalogue with an essay by Tadayasu Sakai.

George Rickey: A Retrospective 1958-2000, Soma Gallery, La Jolla, California (Apr). 

Annular Eclipse on Park Avenue, organized by the City of New York Parks & Recreation and Park Avenue Malls Planting Projects, Inc., New York, NY (Summer).

2001

George Rickey: Defining the Fourth Dimension, 1953–1977, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY (May 1–Jun 15). Catalogue with an essay by Maxwell Davidson III.

2002

George Rickey: Maquette to Monumental, Scott White Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA (Jan 11–Feb 16).

George Rickey: Blades, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY (May 7–Jun 28).

2003

George Rickey: Kinetic Sculptures, 1956-2000, Galerie Brockstedt, Hamburg, Germany with Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY (Apr–May). Catalogue with essays by Helmut R. Leppien, Wieland Schmeid, and Hans Peter Riese.

George Rickey: Kinetic Sculptures, 1964–2001, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe and Kunstpreis Finkenwerder 2002, Hamburg, Germany (Apr 2–May 4). Catalogue with an essay by Christina Weiss.

2004

George Rickey Retrospective, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY (Oct 4–Nov 6). Catalogue with essays by Stuart Rickey and Philip Rickey.

George Rickey: A Tribute, University Art Museum, Santa Barbara, CA (Jun 2–Aug 28).

2006

George Rickey (in conjunction with Momentum: Selections from the Kinetic Art Organization), Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ (May 13–Sep 24). Catalogue with an essay by Brooke Barrie.

George Rickey Sculptures from the Estate of Roland L. Hummel, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY (Oct 3–Nov 11). Catalogue with an essay by Roland Hummel.

2007

George Rickey, Kinetic Sculpture: A Retrospective, Vero Beach Museum of Art, Vero Beach, FL (Feb 3–May 20); travels to Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, MI, (Sep 28–Dec); McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX (Oct 1, 2008–Jan 11, 2009). Catalogue with essays by Philip Rickey and Valerie Fletcher.

2008

George Rickey: Selected Works from the Rickey Estate, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY (Mar 13–Apr 12). Catalogue with essays by Debra Bricker Balken and Werner Feibes.

George Rickey: Selected Sculptures from the Estate, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY (Apr 1–May 17). Catalogue with essays by Debra Bricker Balken and Werner Feibes.

2009

George Rickey: An Evolution, organized by Arts Council, Cultural Development Commission, and the City of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN (May 1–Sep 7).

A Life in Art: Works by George Rickey, Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN (Jun 26–Aug 23).

George Rickey: Arc of Development, South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend, IN (Sep 7, 2009–Jan 10, 2010).

Innovation: George Rickey, Kinetic Sculpture, organized by Community Foundation, St. Joseph County, South Bend, IN (Sep 26, 2009–Sep 26, 2010). Catalogue with an essay by Valerie Fletcher.

2010

George Rickey: Important Works from the Estate, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY (Feb 18–Mar 20). Catalogue with an essay by Alexandra Anderson-Spivy.

George Rickey: Five Kinetic Works, LongHouse Reserve, East Hampton, NY (May 1–Oct 9).

2011

George Rickey: Indoor/Outdoor, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY (Jan 4–Feb 12).

George Rickey, Galerie Michael Haas, Berlin, Germany (Sep 6–Oct 8). Catalogue with an essay by George Rickey.

Sculpture in the Streets: The Art of a Kinetic Sculptor, George Rickey, organized by The Bender Family Foundation and the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District, Albany, NY (Jun 17, 2011–Mar 1, 2012).

George Rickey, Galerie Miro, Prague, Czechia (Oct 12–Nov 26).

2013

George Rickey: Sculpture from the Estate, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY (Sep 12–Oct 12). Catalogue with an essay by Philip Rickey.

2015

George Rickey, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY (Mar 26–May 21).

George Rickey: Esculturas, Galeria Marlborough, Barcelona, Spain (May 14–Jun 27). Catalogue with an essay by Maria Antonia Calvo.

2016

George Rickey: Selected Works from the Estate, 1954–2000, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY (Feb 4–Mar 4).

George Rickey: Kinetic Sculptures, Samuel Vanhoegaerden Gallery, Knokke, Belgium (Aug 6–Sep 18).

2017

George Rickey: Selected Sculptures from the Estate, Marlborough Fine Arts, London, U.K. (Apr 20–May 20).

2018

George Rickey: Monumental Sculptures, Marlborough Gallery (Terrace), New York, NY (Apr 12–Jul 5).