American (1906-1992)

NARAN, 1982
charcoal and acrylic on canvas
26 1/8 x 22 inches


2006 Frank, Peter. "James Brooks," LA Weekly, November 1

2005 Glueck, Grace. "Abstract Expressionism, on a Modest Scale," The New York
, December 10, p. B18.
Brickman, David. "Abstract Expansion," Metroland, February 17-23.
Bjornland, Karen. "Opalka show explores Abstract Expressionism," The Daily
, February 14.

2004 Maine, Stephen. "James Brooks at Artemis Greenberg Van Doren - New York -
Art Exhibition" Art in America, April

2002 Glueck, Grace. "James Brooks – Five Decades," New York Times, November 15.

1997 Braff, Phyllis. "3 Retrospectives on East Ends Center Stage," The New York
September 21.
______. "More than mount: Selections from the Permanent Collection," The New
York Times, March 9.
Glueck, Grace. "Fruitful Months in the Country," The New York Times, January 31.
Long, Robert. "2 Shows Worth Travelling to See," Southampton Press,
September 11.
Slivka, Rose C.S. "From the Studio," East Hampton Star, September 11.
Weiss, Marion Wolberg. "Art Commentary," Danis Papers, September 19.

1995 Gould, Stephen Jay. "No More 'Wretched Refuse'," New York Times, June 7.
______. "Foolishly Abridging the Verse on the Airport Wall," International
Herald Tribune, June 9.
______. "Abstract Expressionism," Classy Magazine, Kobunsha Publishers LTD,
Japan, Spring.
______. "Collection Marght," Atelier Magazine, Atelier Shuppan-Sha, Japan, Spring.
______. "Abstract Expressionism: Works on Paper from the Metropolitan
Museum," Seikatsu No Tomo Sha, Japan, Winter/Spring.
______. "Exhibition from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," Pia Magazine, Japan,
March 7.

1990 Sica, Connie. "An Artist's Artist," The Sag Harbor Express.
Strickland, Carol. "Island Artists; Stain Man," Long Island Monthly, March.

1989 Russell, John. "What's at The Modern? All the New That Endured," The New
York Times, August 25.
Teltser-Schwarz, Susan. "The Best Things in Life...," The New York Times
Magazine, April 23.
______. "Labor & Leisure," Little Falls Historical Society Newsletter, March.

1986 Cummings, Mary. "Living Legend: James Brooks Enriches the Spirit," House in
the Hamptons International,

1985 ______. "Brooks Honored," The East Hampton Star, January 24.
______. "Club Holds Major Art Events," The National Arts Club Bulletin, Spring.

1983 Hoving, Thomas. "Portland Light," Connoisseur, August.
Judd, Donald. "The Importance of Permanence," LAICA Journal, Spring.
Vonnegut, Kurt. "Jack the Dripper," Esquire, December.

1982 Berman, Greta. "Abstractions for Public Spaces, 1935-1943," Arts Magazine,

1981 Butler, Hiram & Timothy Greenfield-Saunders. "Downtown in the '50's," Horizon,
Conrad, Barnaby. "A Stroll Down Fifty-Seventh Street," Horizon, April.

1979 Berman, Greta. "Murals Under Wraps," Arts Magazine, September.
Ratcliff, Carter. "Contemporary American Painting," Decade, January.

1978 Ashbury, John. "A Few Choice Openings," New York Magazine, October 2.
Hale, Nike. "Control of an Individual Craft," Art World, September.
Ratcliff, Carter. "The Art Establishment: Rising Stars vs. The Machine," New York
Magazine, November 27.
Ratcliff, Carter. "The Paintings of James Brooks," Arts Magazine, September.
______. “Color reproductions,” New York Magazine, November.
Kingsley, April. "Ah! Revisionism," The Village Voice, September 15.
______. "Peaceful Contemplation, Violence, and Grandeur," The Village Voice,
September 25.
Kramer, Hilton. "Making Vivid the Spirit of the New York School," The New York
April 16.
Russell, John. "City Art Season Opens with a Tingle," The New York Times,
Shirey, David. "A Show with More than One Meaning," The New York Times,
February 5.

1976 Berman, Greta. "Does Flight Have a Future?" Arts Magazine, September-
Mapplebeck, John. "Art for Art's Sake... Money for God's Sake," The Listener,
March 11.
Seckler, Dorothy. "James Brooks Talks with Dorothy Seckler," Archives of
American Arts Journal,
vol. 16, #1.
______. "The Paris Exposition," Art Gallery, September.

1975 Alloway, Lawrence. "Art," The Nation, May 24.
Barkas, Janet. "Who's Who in East Hampton, Part 1: Artists," Hamptons

Braff, Phyllis. "From the Studio," East Hampton Star, July 3.
Dalphonese, Sherri. "The Season: Art & Artists," Hamptons Magazine,
June 26.
Delatiner, Barbara. "James Brooks: The Man and His Art," The New York Times,
June 29.
Derfner, Phyllis. "James Brooks at Finch College and Martha Jackson Gallery,"
Art in America, July - August.
Frank, Peter. "Review of the Finch College and Martha Jackson Gallery
Exhibition," ARTNews, September.
Glueck, Grace. "Two Old Grads of the New York School," The New York Times,
November 30.
Kingsley, April. "James Brooks: Critique and Conversation," Arts Magazine,
Kornheiser, Tony. "East End's Winter of Content," Newsday, March 16.
Paris, Jeanne. "Guild Hall Exhibiting James Brooks," Long Island Press, June 29.
Russell, John. "Review of Finch College and Martha Jackson Exhibition," The
New York Times, May 3.
Tannenbaum, Judith. James Brooks in Martha Jackson Show," Arts Magazine,
Wallach, Amei. "The 'Unknown' Master of East Hampton," Newsday, June 29.

1974 Goldsmith, Barbara. "How Henry Made 43 International Artists Immortal," New
York Magazine
Rattiner, Dan. "The Preserved Village of the Springs," East Hampton Summer
Sun, August 29.
______. "Hidden Rivers, Covered Brooks," The East Hampton Star, October 17.

1973 Case, William D. "Review of Martha Jackson Gallery Show," Arts Magazine,
December - January.
Lichtenstein, Grace. "Arts and Letters Awards Given," The New York Times, May 18.
Ratcliff, Carter. "Review of the Martha Jackson Gallery Show," Art International,

1972 Kingsley, April. "James Brooks: Stain into Image," ARTNews, December.
Rattiner, Dan. "The Spring Artist and Writers Union Number 1," Southampton
Summer Day, September 12.

1971 Newman, Harry. "The Fabulous Airport of Flying Boat Days," Wall Street Journal,
May 15.
Rosenberg, Harold. "The Art World," The New Yorker, February 15.
______. "The Art World," The New Yorker, March 6.
Rosentein, Harris. "Beyond Control," ARTNews, February 1971.

1970 Le Brun, Caron. "A $10 Million Centenary for Boston's Museum," Boston Herald,
February 8.
______. "Brooks Oil Painting Acquired by SMU," Dallas Herald, February 5.

1969 ______. "Who Keeps Thy Brother's Art?" The Pragmatist in Art, April.

Feldman, Anita. "James Brooks-Exhibition Review," Arts Magazine, March.
Kay, Jane H, "Strong Pulse from a "Dead" Movement," St. Louis Post Dispatch,
O'Conner, Francis V. "New Deal Murals in New York," Artforum, November.
______. "James Brooks, A Review of Exhibitions at Martha Jackson Gallery," Art
______. "James Brooks at Martha Jackson," Artforum, April.

1967 Paris, Jeanne. "Art Giants' Live on LI," Long Island Press, July 2.

1966 Baur, John I.H. "The Collection," Art in America, September/October.

1965 Kunitz, Stanley. "Editorial: The Sister Arts," Art in America, October - November.
Plessix, Francine de. "Painters and Poets," Art in America, October - November.

1963 Arnason, H.H. "James Brooks," Art International, March.
Barton, Bruce. "As Paint Leaves the Brush," Time Magazine, February 8.
Sandler, Irving. "James Brooks and the Abstract Inscape," ARTNews, February.

1959 Chaet, Bernard. "The Concept of Space and Expression: An Interview with
James Brooks," Arts Magazine, January.
Moritz, Charles, ed. "Who's News and Why," Current Biography, February.
______. "Amerikanishce Malerei Heute," Form, May.

1958 Valsecchi, Narco. "Arte Americana Moderna," Il Giorno, Milan, Italy, October.

1953 ______. "James Brooks," Magazine of Art, January.

1952 Washburn, Gordon. "Prize Winners, 1952 International," Carnegie Magazine,
______. "Review of Whitney Annual and James Brooks," The Nation, April 12.

1944 ______. "GI Artists will Exhibit Pictorial History of M.E.," Stars and Stripes,
October 6.
______. "GI Art," YANK: The Army Weekly, June 16.

1943 Peck, Patricia. "Flight Mural Pictures Here For Ex's Show," The Dallas Morning
News, January 29.

1942 ______. "Urge Painted," New Horizons, November.

1938 ______. "Mural Hung in Post Office," Little Falls Herald, November 29.

1937 Jewell, Edward Alder. "Tomorrow Inc.," Parnamis, October.
______. "...of Art: The Government...," The New York Times, January 3.

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