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Riva Castleman

♀  American, 1930–2014

Riva worked at MoMA from about 1967 to 1989 as Curator and Installer , and she was head of the Department of Prints and Illustrated Books from 1969–1995 .

61 exhibitions

EXHIBITIONS BY YEAR
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Canada '67

2 May to 4 June 1967

William S. Lieberman, Riva Castleman, Les Levine and Michael Snow, among others, were involved.

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Frank O'Hara/In Memory of My Feelings

4 December 1967 to 10 September 1968

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Robert Motherwell and Claes Oldenburg, among others, were involved.

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Jean Dubuffet at the Museum of Modern Art

2–27 October 1968

William S. Lieberman, Jean Dubuffet, Riva Castleman and Virginia Allen were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Lucas Samaras: Book

4 August to 10 September 1969

Riva Castleman and Lucas Samaras were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Yugoslavia: A Report

29 September to 30 November 1969

Riva Castleman, Miroslav Sutej, Ivan Picelj and Adriana Maraz-Bernik, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition The Graphic Constructions of Josef Albers

8 December 1969 to 24 February 1970

Riva Castleman and Josef Albers were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Joan Miró: Fifty Recent Prints

9 March to 11 May 1970

Joan Miró and Riva Castleman were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Picasso: Master Printmaker

15 October to 29 November 1970

Pablo Picasso, Riva Castleman, Wilder Green and Howardena Pindell, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Jasper Johns: Lithographs

22 December 1970 to 3 May 1971

Jasper Johns and Riva Castleman were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Technics and Creativity: Selections from Gemini G.E.L.

5 May to 6 July 1971

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Man Ray and Claes Oldenburg, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Seven by de Kooning

30 December 1971 to 28 February 1972

Riva Castleman and Willem de Kooning were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition The Prints of Edvard Munch

13 February to 29 April 1973

Riva Castleman and Edvard Munch were involved.

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Prints of the Sixties

22 March to 9 May 1973

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Claes Oldenburg and Jim Dine, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Agnes Martin: On a Clear Day

14 May to 26 August 1973

Riva Castleman and Agnes Martin were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Recent Acquisitions, 1968–1973

15 June to 25 September 1973

Henri Matisse, Joan Miró, Georges Braque and Jasper Johns, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Published in Germany, 1923

12 October 1973 to 2 February 1974

Paul Klee, Jean (Hans) Arp, Vasily Kandinsky and László Moholy-Nagy, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Giorgio Morandi

9 November to 18 December 1973

Riva Castleman and Giorgio Morandi were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Félix Vallotton: Woodcuts of the 1890s

15 February to 28 April 1974

Riva Castleman, Félix Vallotton and Howardena Pindell were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Arakawa: Recent Prints

6 September to 3 November 1974

Riva Castleman and Shusaku Arakawa were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition American Prints: 1913–1963

3 December 1974 to 3 March 1975

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Ben Shahn and Charles Sheeler, among others, were involved.

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Prints by Sculptors

21 May to 1 September 1975

Pablo Picasso, Jean (Hans) Arp, Alexander Calder and Alberto Giacometti, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Tinguely: La Vittoria

26 June to 1 September 1975

Riva Castleman and Jean Tinguely were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Printsequence

3 October 1975 to 18 January 1976

Pablo Picasso, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg and Jean Dubuffet, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition New Prints: Robert Ryman and Richard Smith

6–30 November 1975

Riva Castleman, Robert Ryman and Richard Smith were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Prints: Acquisitions, 1973–1976

23 November 1976 to 20 February 1977

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Jasper Johns, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Impresario: Ambroise Vollard

6 June to 6 September 1977

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Georges Braque and Marc Chagall, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Impressions

23 September 1977 to 2 January 1978

Pablo Picasso, Jasper Johns, Jim Dine and Riva Castleman, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Jim Dine's Etchings

6 June to 5 September 1978

Jim Dine and Riva Castleman were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Recent Acquisitions: American Prints

16 November 1978 to 20 February 1979

Jasper Johns, Robert Motherwell, Claes Oldenburg and Riva Castleman, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Paperworks by Ellsworth Kelly

30 November 1978 to 30 January 1979

Riva Castleman and Ellsworth Kelly were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Marc Chagall: Prints, Monotypes, Illustrated Books

22 November 1979 to 28 January 1980

Marc Chagall and Riva Castleman were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Printed Art: A View of Two Decades

13 February to 1 April 1980

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Jean Dubuffet and Robert Motherwell, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Dorothea Rockburne: Locus

5 May to 5 July 1981

Riva Castleman and Dorothea Rockburne were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Pierre Alechinsky: A Print Retrospective

11 June to 11 August 1981

Riva Castleman, Pierre Alechinsky and Audrey Isselbacher were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Prints: Acquisitions 1977–1981

15 October 1981 to 3 January 1982

Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition For 25 Years: Prints from ULAE

17 June to 14 October 1982

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Robert Motherwell and Claes Oldenburg, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Bookworks

18 October to 1 December 1982

Riva Castleman, Richard Bosman, Bryan Hunt and Jörg Immendorff were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Frank Stella: Polar Co-ordinates for Ronnie Peterson

18 November 1982 to 11 January 1983

Riva Castleman and Frank Stella were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Rauschenberg in China

2 December 1982 to 8 February 1983

Robert Rauschenberg and Riva Castleman were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Prints from Blocks: Gauguin to Now

3 March to 15 May 1983

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Fernand Léger, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Miró and Picasso

9 June to 12 September 1983

Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Riva Castleman and Cora Rosevear were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Some Contemporary Prints

21 July to 13 September 1983

Jasper Johns, Riva Castleman, Frank Stella and Georg Baselitz, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Jim Dine: A Heart at the Opera

25 August to 11 October 1983

Jim Dine and Riva Castleman were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Matisse: Jazz

17 November 1983 to 3 January 1984

Henri Matisse and Riva Castleman were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Selections from the Permanent Collection: Prints and Illustrated Books

Started 17 May 1984

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition About Paper

12 September to 4 December 1984

Riva Castleman was involved.

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The Expressionist Idiom

6 May to 18 December 1985

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Paul Klee and Georges Rouault, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Tatyana Grosman Gallery Inaugural Installation

12 September 1985 to 4 February 1986

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Robert Motherwell and Jim Dine, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition NEA Twentieth Anniversary

23 September to 29 October 1985

Riva Castleman, Richard Serra, Susan Rothenberg and Joel Shapiro, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec

30 October 1985 to 26 January 1986

Riva Castleman, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Audrey Isselbacher and Wolfgang Wittrock were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Recent Acquisitions: Contemporary Prints

7 February to 8 July 1986

Jim Dine, Riva Castleman, Henry Moore and Frank Stella, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Jasper Johns: A Print Retrospective

19 May to 19 August 1986

Jasper Johns and Riva Castleman were involved.

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The Prints of Odilon Redon

2 October 1986 to 3 February 1987

Odilon Redon and Riva Castleman were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Francesco Clemente: The Departure of the Argonaut

6 November 1986 to 10 February 1987

Riva Castleman and Francesco Clemente were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition For 25 Years: Crown Point Press

20 November 1987 to 8 March 1988

Riva Castleman, Sol LeWitt, Helen Frankenthaler and Alex Katz, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Donald Sultan's Black Lemons

4 February to 3 May 1988

Riva Castleman and Donald Sultan were involved.

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Contemporary Art in Context

29 February to 6 March 1988

Riva Castleman, David Salle, Bill Jensen and Carroll Dunham, among others, were involved.

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The Prints of Henri Matisse

6 August to 6 November 1988

Henri Matisse, Riva Castleman, Maurice Utrillo and Diane Upright were involved.

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Following Matisse's Line

6 August to 6 November 1988

Riva Castleman, Ellsworth Kelly, David Hockney and Richard Diebenkorn were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Recent Acquisitions

24 November 1988 to 10 January 1989

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Fernand Léger and Jasper Johns, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Henri Matisse: Nuit De Noël and Liturgical Vestments

24 November 1988 to 10 January 1989

Henri Matisse and Riva Castleman were involved.