Frank Lobdell



Albright, Thomas. Art in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1945–1980: An Illustrated History. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1985

_____. On Art and Artists: Essays by Thomas Albright. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1989. Cover illus.: Spring 1982

Hayakawa, S. I., ed. The Use and Misuse of Language. Greenwich, CT: Fawcett Publications, Inc., 1962. Illustrations by Willliam H. Schneider and Frank Lobdell

Jones, Caroline A. Bay Area Figurative Art: 1950–1965. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press; San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1990

Kramer, Hilton, ed. Arts Yearbook 4. New York: Art Digest, 1961

Landauer, Susan. The San Francisco School of Abstract Expressionism. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996. Illus.: Untitled, 1948; Ascent (Red), 1962; Poster for 5 Young Moderns, 1948; photo of Lobdell, c. 1949; November 1947; September 3, 1948; Untitled, c. 1948; April 1954, Number 1; Black Edge III, 1962; January 1955; April 1957
______, ed.; Northrup, JoAnne; Wolfe, Ann M.; Wylie, Lindsey M. Selections: The San Jose Museum of Art Permanent Collection. San Jose, CA: San Jose Museum of Art, 2004. Illus.: February 1963
Motherwell, Robert, and Ad Reinhardt, eds. Modern Artists in America. New York: Wittenborn Schultz, 1951

Natsoulas, John et al. The Beat Generation Galleries and Beyond. Davis, CA: John Natsoulas Press, 1996

Northwestern University. Printmaking in America: Collaborative Prints and Presses, 1960–1990. New York: Abrams, and Chicago: Northwestern University; pp. 34-36, 44

Plagens, Peter. Sunshine Muse. New York: Praeger, 1974

Sawyer, Kenneth, and Frank Lobdell. Poems of Kenneth Sawyer. San Francisco: Bern Porter, 1949. Illustrations by Frank Lobdell

Tapie, Michel. Morphologie autre. Turin, Italy: Edizione d’Arte Fratelli Pozzo, 1960


Albright, Thomas, and Boswell, Peter. Frank Lobdell: Paintings and Monotypes, 1955–1981. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1983

Allentown Art Museum. The James A. Michener Foundation Collection. Allentown, PA: Allentown Art Museum, 1963. Illus.: February 1961

Arnason, H. H. 60 American Painters. Minneapolis, MN: Walker Art Center, 1960

Art Center of La Jolla. Fourth Art Center Annual of California Painting and Sculpture. La Jolla, CA: Art Center in La Jolla, 1963. Illus.: 15 April

Bauersfeld, Erik. Frank Lobdell: Catalogue of Paintings, 1953–1959. New York: Martha Jackson Gallery, 1960. Illus.: August 1959; December 1955; Drawing in Black and White (1953); Drawing in Red, Black and Yellow, 1953; June 1959; April 1959

Beneke, Daphne Lane. Fifteen Profiles: Distinguished California Modernists. Fresno, CA: Fresno Art Museum, 1995. Illus.: March 1954; November 1961; 2.19.94 (green); Dance III, 1970

Boynton, James, ed. San Francisco 9. Houston, TX: Contemporary Arts Museum, 1962

Burgard, Timothy Anglin; Guenther, Bruce; Hopps, Walter; Nixon, Bruce; Torres, Anthony; Roby, Diane. Frank Lobdell: The Art of Making and Meaning. San Francisco: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 2003

California Palace of the Legion of Honor. Second Annual Exhibition of Painting. Foreword by Thomas Carr Howe, Jr.; introduction by Jermayne MacAgy. San Francisco: California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 1947

Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery. Twenty-five Treasures Exhibition. San Francisco: Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery, 1996. Illus.: December 1955

_____. Twenty-five Treasures. San Francisco: Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery, 2000. Illus.: May 1949

Corcoran Gallery of Art. Thirty-Second Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting. Washington, DC: The Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1971

E. B. Crocker Art Gallery. West Coast—72 Painters & Sculptors. Sacramento, CA: E. B. Crocker Art Gallery, 1972

Faberman, Hillarie, et al. Picasso to Thiebaud: Modern and Contemporary Art from the Collections of Stanford University Alumni and Friends. Stanford, CA: Leland Stanford, Jr. University, 2004.

Freeman, Richard B. (foreword). 67th Annual Exhibition: Oil, Tempera, and Sculpture of the San Francisco Art Association. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Art, 1948

Galerie Anderson-Mayer. Frank Lobdell. Paris: Galerie Anderson-Mayer, 1965

Guenther, Bruce. Frank Lobdell: Three Phases, 1947–2001. San Francisco: Hackett-Freedman Gallery, 2002

Holland, Katherine Church, et al. A Bay Area Connection: Works from the Anderson Collection, 1954–1984. Santa Clara, CA: Triton Museum of Art, 1995. Illus.: Fall 1971; January 1971; Untitled 1971; Untitled 1975; Untitled 1980; Spring 1982

Hoos, Judith, and Mark Lassiter. Selections from the Martha Jackson Collection. Minneapolis, MN: Walker Art Center, 1975

Hopps, Walter. [Group Exhibition]. Los Angeles: Ferus Gallery, 1963

_____. Frank Lobdell: Paintings and Graphics from 1948 to 1965. Pasadena, CA: Pasadena Art Museum, 1966. Cover illus.: Fall 1958

Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Museum. Intaglio Printing in the 1980s. Newark, NJ: Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Museum, Rutgers University, 1990

Jones, Caroline A. Frank Lobdell: Works, 1947–1992. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Museum of Art, 1993. Illus.: Front cover, October 1962; back cover, April 1991

Karlstrom, Paul J. et al. San Francisco Art Institute: Illustrious History, 1871–Present. San Francisco: San Francisco Art Institute, 1996. Illus.: Untitled, January 1969; Untitled (lithograph), 1966

Krannert Art Museum. Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture. Champaign, IL: Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, 1974

Landauer, Susan. Paper Trails: Abstract Expressionist Prints. Santa Cruz, CA: Art Museum of Santa Cruz County, 1993

_____. San Francisco Abstract Expressionism: Selected Works, 1948–1982. San Francisco: Hackett-Freedman Gallery, 2001. Illus.: 1 January 1949

LaPlante, John D., ed. San Francisco Bay Area Painting and Sculpture: Some Points of View–1962. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Art Gallery, 1962

Leering, Jan, et al. Kompas 4: West Coast U.S.A. Eindhoven, The Netherlands: Stedelijk van Abbemuseum, 1969. Illus.: November 1953; March 1954; May 1955

Long Beach Municipal Art Center. California Painting: 40 Painters. Long Beach, CA: Municipal Art Center, 1956

Mayfield, Signe. Directions in Bay Area Printmaking: Three Decades. Palo Alto, CA: Palo Alto Cultural Center, 1992

McChesney, Mary. Period of Exploration: San Francisco 1945-1950. Oakland, CA: Oakland Museum, 1973

Monte, James. Late Fifties at the Ferus. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1968

Morley, Grace McCann. Pacific Coast Art: United States’ Representation at the IIIrd Biennial of Sao Paulo. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Art, 1956

Moss, Stacey. The Abstract Expressionist Years and After: Jack Jefferson, Frank Lobdell, Alvin Light. Belmont, CA: Wiegand Gallery, College of Notre Dame, 1989. Illus.:Untitled, October 1988; Untitled, August 1988

Natsoulas/Novelozo Gallery Press. Foreword by John Allen Ryan. Lyrical Vision: The '6' Gallery 1954–1957. Davis, CA: Natsoulas/Novelozo Gallery Press, 1989

Neubert, George. Drawings 1964-1974: Frank Lobdell. San Francisco: Charles Campbell Gallery, 1988

Oakland Art Gallery. Oakland Art Gallery’s Annual Exhibition of Oil Paintings and Sculpture. Oakland, CA: Oakland Art Gallery, 1948

Pasadena Art Museum. West Coast 1945–1969. Pasadena, CA: Pasadena Art Museum, 1969

_____. The Betty and Monte Factor Family Collection. Pasadena, CA: Pasadena Art Museum, 1973

San Francisco Museum of Art. Annual Exhibition. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Art, 1947

_____. Twelfth Annual Drawing and Print Exhibition, San Francisco Art Association. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Art, 1948

_____. 67th Annual Oil, Tempera, and Sculpture Exhibition of the San Francisco Art Association. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Art, 1948

_____. Fourteenth Annual Drawing and Print Exhibition, San Francisco Art Association. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Art, 1950

San Francisco Museum of Art. 69th Annual Oil, Tempera, and Sculpture Exhibition of the San Francisco Art Association. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Art, 1950. Illus.: Untitled (oil painting)

_____. Painting and Sculpture Now: 76th Annual Painting and Sculpture Exhibition. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Art, 1957

_____. 82nd Annual Exhibition of the San Francisco Art Institute. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Art, 1963

San Francisco Museum of Art and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Fifty California Artists. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Art, and Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1962

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the National Collection of Fine Arts. Painting and Sculpture in California: The Modern Era. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Washington, DC: National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, 1977

Smithsonian Institution. New American Monotypes. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, 1977

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. American Drawings. New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1964

Tanner, Marcia. Frank Lobdell: Master Artist V. Moraga, CA: Hearst Art Gallery, St. Mary’s College, 1998. Illus.: Summer 1959; December 1964; 4.10.95; Dance IV, 1970; August 1988; 2.16.98; 3.19.94; 4.8.93; 1.15.87 (color aquatint)

Tapiè, Michel. Introduction to Frank Lobdell. Geneva, Switzerland: Galerie D. Benador, 1964

_____. Frank Lobdell. Paris: Galerie David Anderson, 1965. Illus.: August 1957; Black Edge IV, 1962; Dark Presence, 1963; #22, 1962; Air Series I, 1964; #5, 1961; #6, 1961; #8, 1961

Thiebaud, Paul LeBaron. Frank Lobdell: New Work. San Francisco: Campbell-Thiebaud-Gallery, 1992. Illus.: 10/23/91 (cover); Untitled 4/91; Untitled 11/91; 12/4/91; Untitled 4/91; 8/15/91 I (monotype); 8/11/91 II (monotype); 3/23/92; 1/22/92; 3/26/92 (etching); 5/1/92 (etching); 4.27.92

Third Biennial of Sao Paulo. Sao Paulo, Brazil: United States Pavilion, 1955

Turk, R. H. Bay Area Art: Then and Now. Scottsdale, AZ: The Suzanne Brown Gallery, 1980

Turnbull, Betty. The Last Time I Saw Ferus. Newport Beach, CA: Newport Harbor Art Museum, 1976. Illus.: February 1959

University of Maryland Art Gallery. The Private Collection of Martha Jackson. College Park, MD: University of Maryland Art Gallery, 1973

University of Texas. Painting as Painting. Austin: University of Texas, 1968

Whitney Museum of American Art. Foreword by Lloyd Goodrich. Fifty California Artists. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1962. Illus.: Untitled 1959

Whitney Museum of American Art. 32nd Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1972

Wiegand Gallery. Frank Lobdell: Summer Mural and Preparatory Drawings. Belmont, CA: Wiegand Gallery, College of Notre Dame, 1981

Wight, Frederick S. The Artist’s Environment: West Coast. Fort Worth, TX: Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, 1962

Worcester Art Museum. The Stamp of Impulse: Abstract Expressionist Prints. Worcester, MA: Worcester Art Museum, 2001


California Palace of the Legion of Honor. Young Artists of the Bay Area. San Francisco: California Palace of the Legion of Honor, 1948
Cohen, Ronny. Frank Lobdell: Paintings and Gouaches, 1958–1972. New York: Oscarsson-Hood Gallery, 1985
Dean, Charles R., and Toohey, Jeanette M. Expressive Impressions Three Decades of American Abstract Prints from the Collection of Charles R. Dean. Jacksonville, FL: Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, 2003
Hopkins, Henry T. et al. American Abstract Art Since 1945. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1977
M. H. de Young Memorial Museum. Frank Lobdell: An Exhibition of Paintings. San Francisco, CA: M. H. de Young Memorial Museum, 1960
Made in California. Frank Lobdell: 10 Etchings and Aquatints, 1987. Oakland: made in California, 1987. Illus.: 10.23.86; 6.2.87; 10.21.86
_____. Frank Lobdell: 1992 Intaglio Editions. Oakland: made in California, 1992. Illus.: 5.1.92; 8.7.92; 3.26.92; 4.2.92; 4.26.92; 4.27.92; 3.7.92; 8.29.90
Martha Jackson Gallery. Frank Lobdell, Paintings 1969–1971. New York: Martha Jackson Gallery, 1972. Illus.: Dance VII, 1970
_____. Frank Lobdell, Paintings and Drawings, 1955–1973. New York: Martha Jackson Gallery, 1974. Illus.: Fall 1973; Spring 1972
Nash, Steven A. Viewpoints XVIII: Frank Lobdell. San Francisco: The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 1992. Illus.: Spring 1989; Untitled 1958; April 1957; Summer 1967 (In Memory of James Budd Dixon); Dance VI, 1970; Untitled 10.23.91; Untitled 4.91
Nordland, Gerald. Frank Lobdell: Twenty-Seven Lithographs and A Large Painting. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Art, 1969. Illus.: 1742 (9/20), 1966; Summer 1967 (In Memory of James Budd Dixon
Office of the Mayor, City of San Francisco. Exhibition of Bay Area Fine Art Presses. San Francisco: Office of the Mayor, City Hall, 1993
Oscarsson-Hood Gallery. Frank Lobdell: Recent Paintings and Monotypes. New York: Oscarsson-Hood Gallery, 1983. Illus.: 9.10.83, State 1 (monotype), 1983; July 1983


Albright, Thomas. “Looking Back on Bay Area Art.” San Francisco Chronicle, Aug.. 18, 1968, “This World,” pp. 25-26

_____. “Frank Lobdell Painting—Memorial and Milestone.” San Francisco Chronicle, Jan. 24, 1969, p. 43

_____. “Hanging His Hopes on a Single Work.” San Francisco Chronicle, March 12, 1981, “Datebook,” p. 60. Illus.: Summer Mural 1961

_____. “Corporation’s First-Rate Art.” San Francisco Chronicle, June 13, 1970

_____. “San Francisco: Different and Indifferent Drummers.” Artnews, Jan. 1982, pp. 86-90. Illus.: Summer 1980

_____. “On the Lighter Side of Frank Lobdell.” San Francisco Chronicle, March 15, 1982, “Datebook” section. Illus.: Dance Series, 1971

_____. “San Francisco: Coming Up from Underground.” Artnews, Jan. 1983, pp. 76-79. Illus.: Spring, 1982

_____. “Lobdell’s Monastic Commitment.” San Francisco Chronicle, Jan. 30, 1983, “Review” section, p. 12. Illus.: Summer 1968

_____. “The Value of a ‘Bad’ Painting to an Artist.” San Francisco Chronicle, March 3, 1983, p. 61

_____. “The New Image of Rothenberg.” San Francisco Chronicle, Nov. 19, 1983, p. 38

“Album: Frank Lobdell.” Arts, March 1985, p. 44. Illus.: Summer 1967 (In Memory of James Budd Dixon), 1967; Untitled, 1958; Spring 1972; Fall 1964

A[nderson], L[aurie]. “Reviews and Previews.” Artnews, vol. 71, no. 1, March 1972, p. 18

“Art Show for UC Students.” San Francisco Chronicle, Dec. 23, 1964

“Artist-in-Residence: Frank Lobdell.” The Committee for Art at Stanford Newsletter, Oct. 1965, pp. 3–5. Illus.: November 1960; Photo of Lobdell

Ashton, Dore. “Galleries Join in Benefit Show.” New York Times, June 8, 1958, part II, p. 13

_____. “Art: Master Drawings—Estes Gallery Show Spans 5 Centuries; Frank Lobdell’s Work on View.” New York Times, April 19, 1960, p. 34

_____. “Art.” Arts & Architecture, vol. 77, no. 7, July 1960, p. 9. Illus.

_____. “West Coast Artists Score in Painting: New York Commentary.” Studio, vol. 165, no. 838, Feb. 1963, pp. 65-66. Illus.

_____. “Objective Painting with the personal touch: New York Commentary.” Studio, vol. 166, no. 844, Aug. 1963, pp. 80-81. Illus.

Baker, Kenneth. “Imaginative Freedom of Lobdell’s New Paintings.” San Francisco Chronicle, March 27, 1987

_____. “30-Year Panorama of Art at the Triton.” San Francisco Chronicle, Nov. 28, 1995, p. E1

_____. “Legion Show Paints a Faceted Lobdell.” San Francisco Chronicle, May 13, 2003, p. D2

Barrio, Raymond. “Lobdell Exhibit Tiresome, Silly.” Palo Alto Times, May 4, 1966, Section III, p. 27

Bengston, Billy Al. “Late Fifties at the Ferus.” Artforum, vol. 7, no. 5, Jan. 1969, pp. 33-35

Berkson, Bill. “Frank Lobdell: Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery.” Artforum International, Jan. 1991, p. 132. Illus.: Spring ‘87, 1987

Bigelow, Catherine [C.B.]. “Artist’s Dinner at the Legion.” San Francisco Chronicle Magazine, April 27, 2003, p. 25

Bloomfield, Arthur. “Lobdell’s Canvases Appear Haunted.” San Francisco News-Call Bulletin, Jan. 23, 1960, p. 13TV

_____. “Lobdell—Brute Power and Traumatic Sweep.” San Francisco Examiner, May 7, 1966, “Lively Arts,” p. 14

Blum, Irving. “Letters to the Editor.” Artforum, vol. 1, no. 3, Aug. 1962. (Letter sent in reply to article “Reviews: Los Angeles” by Larry Rottersman in July1962 issue of Artforum.)

Bogat, Regina. “Fifty California Artists.” Artforum, Dec. 1962, pp. 23-26

Burrows, Carlyle. “Art Acquisitions, Offerings.” New York Herald Tribune, April 24, 1960

C., S. “Frank Lobdell: Oscarsson Hood.” Artnews, Summer 1985, p. 122. Illus.: Summer 1967, In Memory of James Budd Dixon, 1967

C[ampbell], L[awrence]. “Frank Lobdell.” Artnews, vol. 62, no. 4, Summer 1963, p. 14. Illus.: Black Edge 4

Carr, Jack. “Beyond Abstract: Art Museum Provides Rare Study of Lobdell’s Work.” Pasadena Star News, March 20, 1960. Illus.

Case, William D. “In the Galleries: New York Art Review.” Arts, Feb. 1972, p. 61

Chipp, Herschel. “This Summer in San Francisco.” Artnews, vol. 57, no. 4, Summer 1958, p. 48

Cohen, Ronny. “Frank Lobdell, Oscarsson Hood Gallery.” Artforum International, April 1984, pp. 77-78. Illus.: July 1983

“Come Up and See Their Etchings.” S.F. Sunday Examiner & Chronicle, “California Living,” Oct. 20, 1968, pp. 14–15

Conal, Robbie. “Drawings with AE Traditions.” Artweek, Feb. 17, 1979, p. 5

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_____. “Circle of Styles on the West Coast.” Art in America, June 1964, pp. 24-40. Illus.: 15 April, 1962

_____. “Art News from Los Angeles.” Artnews, vol. 65, no. 4, Summer 1966, p. 57

Cutler, Carol. “An Attempt to Enliven Big, Boring Biennial Surveys of American Art.” Smithsonian, March 1971, pp. 60–67. Illus.: Dance V, 1970

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Donnell-Kotrozo, Carol. “Bay Area Synopsis.” Artweek, vol. 11, no. 13, April 5, 1980

_____. “Bay Area Art.” Arts, May 1980

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Duncan, Michael. “Bay Area Bravura.” Art in America, Sept. 1996, pp. 45-47. Illus.: September 3, 1948

F[actor], D[on]. “Frank Lobdell: Pasadena Art Museum.” Artforum, vol. 4, no. 9, May 1966, pp. 13-14. Illus.:Black Edge, 1956

“Forum Letters.” Palo Alto Times, May 12, 1966

“Four Painters at Stanford: Keith Boyle, Jim Johnson, Frank Lobdell, Nathan Oliveira.” The Stanford Magazine, Spring/Summer 1976, pp. 64–68. Illus.: Untitled, Fall 1971

“Frank Lobdell.” Print Collector’s Newsletter, May/June 1982, p. 57

“Frank Lobdell.” Print Collector’s Newsletter, Jan./Feb. 1984, p. 214

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“Frank Lobdell: Four Drawings.” Artforum, vol. 1, no. 12, June 1963, pp. 26-27. Illus.: Ink Drawing, 1958; Ink Drawing, 1961; Ink Drawing, 1961; Untitled, 1961; Photo of Lobdell

“Frank Lobdell: Making and Meaning.” Portland Art Museum Magazine, Winter 2004, p. 13. Illus.: 11.17.98 Pier 70; Pier 70, Spring I 2002

“Frank Lobdell, San Francisco Artist, Honored at Stanford.” Vallejo Times-Herald (Vallejo, CA), May 15, 1966. Illus.: October 1965

“Frank Lobdell: The Art of Making and Meaning.” Achenbach Graphic Arts Council Newsletter (Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco), vol. 10, no. 2, Spring 2003, pp. 1-3. Ill.: Untitled (Reclining Model), 1965

Frankenstein, Alfred. “The Legion’s Huge and Diverse Invitational.” San Francisco Chronicle, Jan. 7, 1962, “This World,” pp. 21–22

_____. “Big Group Shows Emphasize the Experienced.” San Francisco Chronicle, March 24, 1963, pp. 23-24

_____. “The Depth and Radiance of Lobdell.” San Francisco Chronicle, May 8, 1966, “This World,” pp. 25-26. Illus.: Summer 1965

Frankenstein, Alfred. “Two Bay Area Masters.” San Francisco Chronicle, May 20, 1971, p. 44

Fried, Alexander. “Forceful View of Life in Baskin Prints.” San Francisco Examiner, Oct. 13, 1963

Fulton, Jack. “Flirting with Abstraction.” Marin Independent Journal, July 20, 1996, p. E1. Illus.: April 1957; Ascent; Black Edge III

Gibson, Ann, ed. “Frank Lobdell.” Issue 4, Fall 1985, pp. 30-32. Illus.: Summer 1967 (In Memory of James Budd Dixon)

Gilbert-Rolfe, Jeremy. “Reviews.” Artforum International, vol. 13, no. 5, Jan. 1975, p. 73. Illus.: Summer, 1973

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_____. “Frank Lobdell.” New York Times, Dec. 23, 1983

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Kelso, David. “Frank Lobdell: Proofing for Prints.” Print Collector’s Newsletter, vol. 19, no. 5, Nov.–Dec. 1988, pp. 173-176. Illus.: 10.30.86; 10.30.86; 1.12.87; 1.12.87, State 1; 5.23.87

_____. “Consuming Art.” Zyzzyva, vol. 15, no. 2, Summer 1999, pp. 103-104

Kramer, Hilton. “Wiley of the West: ‘Dude Ranch Dada.’” New York Times, May 16, 1971, part II, p. 19

_____. “Art.” New York Times, Oct. 26, 1974, p. 25

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Levy, Mark. “Frank Lobdell at John Berggruen.” Art in America, Sept. 1987, p. 185. Illus.: Winter, 1985

Littlejohn, David. “The New York School’s Cross-country Rival.” Wall Street Journal, Sept. 10, 1996

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McCombie, Mel. “Artists’ Bay Area Reflections Now on Exhibit in Texas.” Austin American-Statesman, April 5, 1985, p. J11. Illus.: Untitled work on paper

Mellow, James R. “Bolotowsky: An Old Style Gets New Life.” New York Times, March 12, 1972, part II, p. 23

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_____. “Reviews: Drawings by Elmer Bischoff, Richard Diebenkorn and Frank Lobdell.” Artforum, Jan. 1975, pp. 7-8. Illus.: Standing Nude with Hand Mirror

“Month in Review.” Arts, Oct. 1960, p. 54

Morley, Grace McCann. “The Pacific Coast Artists Brought Their Climate to Sao Paolo.” San Francisco Chronicle, Oct. 2, 1955

Moss, Stacey. “Frank Lobdell Explores the Monotype.” Artweek, April 16, 1977, p. 3

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“One-Man Show at Stanford.” San Jose Mercury News, May 1, 1966

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_____. “The San Francisco School of Abstract Expressionism.” Artforum International, Nov. 1996, pp. 91 & 127. Illus.: Black Edge III, 1962

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Program Folio, KPFA Radio (Berkeley, CA), vol. 17, no. 3, May 16–June 12, 1966. Cover illus.: Air Series N

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Row, D. K. “Currents of Abstraction.” The Oregonian (Portland), May 21, 2004, "A&E" section, cover & pp. 11-13. Illus.: Pier 70 Spring I 2002 (cover); 17 October 1947; 11.17.1998 (Pier 70)

_____. “Q&A: 'There's Always Something New'” (interview with Frank Lobdell). The Oregonian (Portland), May 21, 2004, "A&E" section, p. 12.

Rufus, Anneli. “The Long-Distance Runner.” Artnews, vol. 102, no. 6, June 2003, pp. 90–93. Illus.: Photo of the artist; Pier 70 Spring III, 2002; Untitled, 8.27.83 (monotype); Untitled, 1965; 31 December 1948; 6.26.92–11.6.92 Bleeker

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_____. “Exhibitions Show Vitality of Abstract Expressionism.” Oakland Tribune, March 19, 1982

_____. “Lobdell’s Inspiring Lesson.” Oakland Tribune, March 1983. Illus.: Photo of the artist; Winter 1979

Shirey, David L. “Bolotowsky Shows a Vertical Format.” New York Times, March 4, 1972

“Stanford Museum Sets Month-long Exhibit of Work Spanning 18 Years of Frank Lobdell’s Art Career.” Palo Alto Times, April 30, 1966

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