Exhibitions at the Museum of Primitive Art

The numbers are those assigned by the Museum of Primitive Art.

Key: # - Checklist; @ - Catalog

1957

1. Selected Works from the Collection (Feb. 20-May 19, 1957) # @
2. Selected Works from the Collection (May 29-Oct. 20, 1957) # @
2A. Recent Acquisitions (Sept. 11-Oct. 25, 1957)
3. Selected Works from the Collection: Color in Sculpture and Ceramics (Oct. 30, 1957-Feb. 9, 1958) # @

1958

4. Art of Ancient Peru (Feb. 19-May 18, 1958) # @
Selected Works from the Collection (Feb. 19, 1958-Jan. 1959)
4A. Loans from the Eugene Berman Collection (Apr. 12-Aug. 3, 1958)
4B. The Necklace of a Navajo Chief (Aug. 3, 1958-Jan. 1959)
4C. Selected Works (Oct. 29, 1958-Jan. 1959)
5. African Sculpture Lent by New York Collectors (May 28-Oct. 19, 1958) @
5A. An Ivory Mask from Benin (Sept. 17-28, 1958)
6. Pre-Columbian Gold Sculpture; Bronzes from Benin (Oct. 29, 1958-Feb. 8, 1959) # @
6A. The Latest Ife Finds (Oct. 29-Dec. 2, 1958) Booklet with checklist

1959

7. Sculpture from Three African Tribes: Senufo, Baga, Dogon (Feb. 18-May 10, 1959) # @
7A. Selected Works (Feb. 18-Sept. 6, 1959)
8. Stone Sculpture from Mexico (May 20-Sept. 6, 1959) # @
8A. Benin Bronzes (May 20-Sept. 6, 1959)
9. The Art of Lake Sentani (Sept. 16, 1959-Feb. 7, 1960) # @

1960

10. Antelopes and Queens: Bambara Sculpture from the Western Sudan (Feb. 17-May 8, 1960) # @
10A. Works from the Permanent Collection (Feb. 17-Sept. 11, 1960) [continued as 12A]
11. The Lipchitz Collection (May 18-Sept. 11, 1960) # @
11A. [Selected Works from the Collection] (May 18-Sept. 11, 1960)
12. Three Regions of Melanesian Art (Sept. 21-Nov. 13, 1960) # @
12A. [Selected Works from the Collection] (Sept. 21, 1960-May 5, 1961) [continues 10A][continued as 15A]
13. The Raymond Wielgus Collection (Nov. 23, 1960-Feb. 5, 1961) # @

1961

14. Art Styles of the Papuan Gulf (Feb. 14-May 5, 1961) # @
15. The Traditional Arts of Africa's New Nations (May 17-Sept. 10, 1961)
15A. Works from the Permanent Collection (May 17-July 9, 1961) [continues 12A]
16. Figure Sculpture from Polynesia (July 19-Dec. 31, 1961) #
17. Art of Ancient Mexico (Sept. 20-Nov. 19, 1961) #
18. The Roy Sieber Collection: Sculpture of Norther Nigeria (Nov. 18-Dec. 31, 1961) @
19. Two Private Collections: Gertrud A. Mellon and René d'Harnoncourt (Nov. 29, 1961-Feb. 11, 1962) #

1962

20. Recent Acquisitions from Africa and the Americas (Jan. 23-July 1, 1962)
21. Gods with Fangs: Chavin Civilization of Peru (Feb. 21-May 6, 1962) # @
22. Four Sculptures Acquired from the Collection of the Late Sir Jacob Epstein (Apr. 18-July 1, 1962) Leaflet
23. Sculpture from the Pacific (May 16-Nov. 11, 1962) #
24. Native Angola: A Pictorial Survey (July 11-Nov. 11, 1962)
25. Art of the Asmat, New Guinea: The Michael C. Rockefeller Collection (Sept. 11-Nov. 6, 1962) @
26. The John and Dominique de Menil Collection (Nov. 21, 1962-Feb. 10, 1963) # @

1963

27. Senufo Sculpture from West Africa (Feb. 20-May 5, 1963) @
28. The Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Collection (May 15-Sept. 8, 1963) # @
29. Works from the Permanent Collection; Textiles of Ancient Peru (May 15-Sept. 8, 1963)
Sculpture of Middle America (June 21-Sept. 8, 1963)
30. Sculpture of Primitive Peoples: Recent Acquisitions 1963 (Sept. 18-Nov. 10, 1963) #
31. Art of Empire: The Inca of Peru (Nov. 20, 1963-Feb. 2, 1964) # @
32. Works from the Permanent Collection — Peru (Nov. 20, 1963-May 10, 1964)

1964

33. Seafarers of New Guinea: Art of the Massim Area (Feb. 11-May 10, 1964) # @
34. Paintings of Primitive Art by Miguel Covarrubias from the Luis de Hoyos Collection (Feb. 11-May 10, 1964)
35. Masterpieces from the Americas (May 20-Nov. 11, 1964) #
36. African Sculpture in the Collection of Jay C. Leff (Nov. 25, 1964-Feb. 7, 1965) # @

1965

37. The Jaguar's Children: Pre-Classic Central Mexico (Feb. 17-May 9, 1965) # @
38. Masterpieces from the South Seas in the Collection of the Museum of Primitive Art (May 19-Oct. 3, 1965) #
39. Ancient Peruvian Textiles from the Collection of the Textile Museum, Washington, D.C. (Oct. 12-Nov. 14, 1965) # @
40. The Clark and Frances Stillman Collection of Congolese Sculpture (Nov. 24, 1965-Feb. 6, 1966) # @

1966

41. Tikal: 1965-1966 (Feb. 16-Apr. 17, 1966)
42. African Sculpture from the Museum's Collection (Apr. 28-June 5, 1966)
43. The World of Primitive Art (July 12-Sept. 11, 1966) (held at 22 W. 54th Street)
44. Techniques and Materials of Primitive Art (July 22-Oct. 23, 1966)
45. Masks and Sculpture from the Collection of Gustave and Franyo Schindler (Nov. 2, 1966-Feb. 5, 1967) # @

1967

46. North American Indian Painting (Feb. 22-May 14, 1967) @
47. Recent Acquisitions (May 24-Sept. 3, 1967)
48. Ancient Maya Relief Sculpture: Rubbings by Merle Greene (Sept. 13-Nov. 5, 1967) @
49. [Museum Collection] (Sept. 13, 1967-Feb. 4, 1968)
50. African Tribal Sculpture from the Collection of Ruth and Ernst Anspach (Nov. 15, 1967-Feb. 4, 1968) # @

1968

51. The Sculpture of Polynesia (Feb. 14-May 12, 1968) @
52. Art of the Congo (May 22-Aug. 18, 1968) @
53. African and Afro-American Art: The Transatlantic Tradition (Sept. 11-Nov. 3, 1968)
54. Recent Acquisitions (Nov. 13, 1968-Feb. 2, 1969)
56*. Shield from the Maring Tribe of New Guinea (Vayda Collection) (Nov. 13, 1968-Feb. 2, 1969)

1969

55*. Religious Art of the Upper Sepik River, New Guinea (Feb. 12-May 8, 1969)
57. The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection of Mexican Folk Art (May 21-Aug. 31, 1969) @
58. Precolumbian Art in New York: Selections from Private Collections (Sept. 12-Nov. 9, 1969) @
59. The Herbert Baker Collection (Nov. 19, 1969-Feb. 8, 1970) # @

1970

60. Precolumbian Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Feb. 25-May 10, 1970)(extended to June 7)
61. René d'Harnoncourt: The Exhibitions of Primitive Art (Feb. 25-May 10, 1970)(extended to June 7)
62. Birds, Beasts and Fantastic Creatures from the Museum Collection (June 17-Sept. 13, 1970)
63. With a Little Help from Our Friends: Gifts to the Collection (Sept. 30, 1970-Mar. 21, 1971)

1971

64. Sculpture of Oceania (Mar. 31-Sept. 12, 1971) #
65. Ancient Mexico (Sept. 22, 1971-May 21, 1972)

1972

66. The Sculpture of Black Africa: Upper Volta (May 31-Oct. 8, 1972) #
67. Indians in Washington, D.C.: Photographs 1858-1890 (Oct. 18, 1972-Jan. 28, 1973)

1973

68. Faces (Feb. 14-Sept. 9, 1973)
69. Robert Goldwater, a Memorial Exhibition (Sept. 27, 1973-Feb. 17, 1974) # @

1974

70. Power, Fortune and Euphoria; Gods of Fortune Booklet with checklist; Rituals of Euphoria Booklet with checklist; Stones of Power (Mar. 6-Sept. 8, 1974)
71. Creations in Clay (Sept. 25-Dec. 29, 1974)

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