Barry Le Va


1941 Born in Long Beach, California
Resides in New York City


1960-63 California State University
Long Beach, Studied Mathematics, Architecture
1963 Los Angeles College of Art & Design
1964-67 Otis Art Institute of Los Angeles County Received BFA  – MFA 1967


1968 Received Young Talent Grant, Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles
1968-70 Instructor Minneapolis College of Art & Design
1973-74 Taught Advanced Sculpture, Princeton University
1974 Received Guggenheim Fellowship for Sculpture
1976 Received National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship
1976 Taught Graduate Sculpture at Yale University


“Barry Le Va: Recent Sculpture and Drawings,” Hackett Projects, Santa Fe, NM
“Barry Le Va: Recent Sculpture and Drawings,” Marc Selwyn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2005 “Accumulated Vision, Barry Le Va,” Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
2003 Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich, Germany
“A Survey of Drawings 1966-2003 and Two New Sculptures,” Galerie Juerg Judin, Vienna, Austria
“Barry Le Va: Scrapbooks: Livres a dessins 1998-2003,” Musée d’art  et d’histoire, Cabinet des estampes, Geneva, Switzerland
2002 “Barry Le Va: Black on Blue,” Danese, New York
2001 Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich, Germany
“Recent Drawings/Early Works,” Nolan/Eckman Gallery, NY
“Barry Le Va: A Decade of Drawings,” Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
2000 Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich, Germany
Tomasso Corvi-Mora, London, England
Aman Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
“Barry Le Va: Selected Drawings from 1982 to 1998,” Norwood Gallery, Austin, TX
1999 Danese Gallery, New York, NY
Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco
Richard Telles Gallery, Los Angeles
1998 “Smatterings: Works on Paper 1967-1998,” Sonnabend Gallery, New York
1997 “Diagrams of Thought: Drawing 1994-96,” Nolan/Eckman, New York
Danese Gallery, New York
1996 Galerie Georges-Philippe Vallois, Paris
Galerie Zell am See, Zell am See
Nolan/Eckman Gallery, New York
1995 Nolan/Eckman Gallery, New York
Sonnabend Gallery, New York
1993 Galerie Georges-Phillipe Valois, Paris
Staatliche Graphische Sammlung, Munich
1992 Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich
1991 Sonnabend Gallery, New York
1990 “Barry Le Va:  The Texas Variations”, David Nolan Gallery, New York
1989 “Barry Le Va: Woodblock Prints And Related Drawings”, David Nolan Gallery, NY
“Barry Le Va Sculpture”, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Barry Le Va: Glas, Geschosse, Beile, 1968 1970”, Stadtishes Museum Abteiberg, Monchengladbach, West Germany
“Sculpture”, Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
1988 Rijksmuseum Kroller Muller, Otterlo, The Netherlands
Sonnabend Gallery, New York
“Barry Le Va 1966 88”, Carnegie Mellon University Art Gallery, Pittsburg, PA; Newport Habor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA.; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA.; Neuberger Museum, State University of New York, Purchase, NY; Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA
1987 Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich, West Germany
1986 Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Sonnabend Gallery, New York
1985 Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
1983 Sonnabend Gallery, New York
1982 P.S. #1, Long Island City, New York
Beaver College, Philadelphia, PA
Yarlow Salzman Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Daniel Weinberg Gallery, San Francisco & Los Angeles, CA
1981 Sonnabend Gallery, New York
The New Gallery, Cleveland, OH
1980 Nigel Greenwood Gallery, London, England
Michelle Lachowsky, Bruxelles, Belgium
L.A.I.C.A., Los Angeles, CA
1979 The New Museum of Art, New York (retrospective)
Hartnell College Gallery, Salinas, CA
Sonnabend Gallery, New York
1978 Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
Sonnabend Gallery, New York
1977 Wright State University, Dayton, OH
1976 Sonnabend Gallery, New York
Ricke Gallery, Cologne, Germany
Sonnabend Gallery, Paris,
Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
Claire Copley Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Daniel Weinberg Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1975 Daniel Weinberg Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Claire Copley Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Bykert Gallery, New York
Espace 5, Montreal, Canada
Musee d’Art Contemporain, Montreal, Canada
1974 Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
Joseloff Gallery, Hartford Art School, Hartford, Conn.
Bykert Gallery, New York
Toselli Gallery, Milan, Italy
1973 Felix Handshin Gallery, Basel, Switzerland
Ricke Gallery, Cologne, Germany
Zwirner Gallery, Cologne, Germany
Bykert Gallery, NY
1972 Ricke Gallery, Cologne, Germany
Bykert Gallery, NY
Ursula Wevers Gallery Projection, Cologne, Germany
1971 Ricke Gallery, Cologne, Germany
Nigel Greenwood Gallery, London, England
University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
1970 Ricke Gallery, Cologne, Germany
1969 Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minn.
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, Minn.


“Der Raum Der Linie: Amerikanische Zeichnungen und Skupturen Sammlung Michalke,” Staatliche Graphische Sammlung Munchen, Pinakothek der Modern, Munich, Germany
“ERRE:Variations Labyrinthiques,” Le Centre Pompidou-Metz; 2011-2012
2007 “Beneath the Underdog” Gagosian Gallery, 980 Madison Avenue, NY; April 27 – June 16
2004 “Visions of America: Contemporary Art from the Essl Collection and the Sonnabend Collection, New York”; Sammlung Essl, Klosterneuberg/Vienna; October 2004 – March
“Moved,” Hunter College/CUNY, Times Square Gallery, NY
Senior and Shopmaker Gallery, NY
2003 “Zeichnungen 1995-1997,” Galerie Zell am See, Austria
“Some Drawings, A Few Sculptures, and a Painting,” Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
2002 “From Pop to Now: Selections from the Sonnabend Collection”  The Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY; The Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
“Le Stanze Dell’Arte, Figure e Immagini del  XX Secolo” Museo d’Arte Moderna Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto
“Phenomenal Bodies – Fenomenale Kropper: Drammen, Lillehammer, Horten, Tønsberg,” Drammens Museum, Norway
“Einfach Kunst: Sammlung Rolf Ricke,” Neues Museum, Staatliches Museum fur kunst und Design in Nurnberg
Nolan/Eckman Gallery, NY
2001 “Kinds of Drawings” Herter Art Gallery, Univeristy of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
D’Amelio Terras Gallery, New York, NY
Curt Marcus Gallery, New York, NY
“ART WORKS: Sammlung Marzona, Kunst um 1968,” Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Germany
2000 Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York NY
David Nolan, New York, NY
“Topologies”, White Box, New York, NY
“Imaging African Art”, Yale, New Haven, CT
“Barry LeVa, Tip Dunham, Terry Winters”, Michael Hasenclover, Munich, Germany
1999 Danese Gallery, New York, NY
“Circa  1968” Fundacao de Serralves,  Porto, Portugal
“Art of the Century”, Whitney, NY
“Barry LeVa, Kirsten Ortwed, Lawrence Weener”, MALMO Kunsthalle, Sweden
1998 “Deep Thought II,”  Basilico Fine Arts, New York, NY
1997 “Laying Low”, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
1996 “Barry Le Va, Fred Sandback”, Verein fur Original-Radierung, Munich
“Painterly Thought- Five American Artists in Dialogue.  Ross Bleckner, Denise Green, Alex Katz, Dorothea Rockburne, Barry Le Va”, Raab Galerie, Berlin
“Sammlung Sonnabend”, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
1995 “Mapping:  A Response to MOMA”, American Fine Arts, Co., Colin de Land Fine Art, New York, NY
Whitney Biennial, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
“Endurance:  The Information”, Exit Art, New York, NY
“Attitudes/Sculptures, 1963-1972”, CAPC Musee d’Art Contemporain, Bordeaux, France
1994 “Fine Lines”, Anthony Slayter-Ralph, Santa Barbara, CA
Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY
1993 “European and American Drawings 1961-1969”, Nolan/Eckman Gallery, NY
“Barry Le Va:  Drawings for works in Progress & Young-Jae Lee:  Ceramics”, Nolan/Eckman Gallery, NY
“Just Art”, 110 Greene Street, New York
“Floor Sculpture”, Le Consortium, Dijon, France
“Drawings:  30th Anniversary Exhibition”, Leo Castelli Gallery, NY
1992 “American Art:  1930-1970”, Lingotto, Torino, Italy
The New Museum Auction:  15th Anniversary Benefit Auction, New York
1991 “New Editions”, Nigel Greenwood Inc., London,
“Mel Bochner, Carroll Dunham, Barry LeVa, Terry Winters”, Galerie Faust, Geneva, Switzerland
“Immaterial/Objects:  Works from the Permanent Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art”, Whitney Museum of American Art Downtown at Federal Reserve Plaza; Equitable Center; Philip Morris, New York
“A View from the Sixties:  Selections from the Leo Castelli Collection and the Michael and Ileana Sonnabend Collection”, Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY
1990 “The New Sculpture 1965 75:  Between Geometry and Gesture”, The Whitney Museum of American Art, NY; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
“Concept Decoratif: Anti Formalist Art of the 70s”, Nahan Contemporary, NY
“Art Conceptuel, Formes Conceptuelles”, Galerie 1900-2000, Paris
Galerie Faust, Geneva, Switzerland, (with Mel Bochner, Carroll Dunham, Terry Winters)
“Grounded: Sculpture on the Floor”, The University of Michigan, Museum of Art, Ann Arbor
“Geometric Abstraction”, Greene Gallery, Bay Harbor Islands, FLA
“Entre La Geometrie et le Geste”, Galerie Georges-Philippe Vallois, Paris
1989 “Works on Paper”, Marc Richards Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“A Decade of Amecican Drawing: 1980 1989”, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“New Works by Gallery Artists”, Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY
1988 “Collection Sonnabend”, Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid; CAPC Musee d’Art Contemporain, Bordeaux; Art Cologne, Cologne; Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin; Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Rome; Museo d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Trent; Musee Rath, Geneva;  Sezon Museum of Art, Tokyo;  The Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai , Japan; The Fukuyama Museum of Art, Hiroshima, Japan; The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY
“Three Decades: The Oliver Hoffman Collection”, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
“Amerikanishe Druckgraphik: Recent American Prints”, Galerie Fred Jahn, Munchen, West Germany
1987 “1967: At the Crossroads”, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
“Drawings”, Sylvia Cordish Fine Art, Baltimore, MD
“Points of Contact”, Laurie Rubin Gallery, NY
“Knoebel, LeVa, Nauman”, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY
“Drawings from the Eighties”, Carnegie Mellon University Art Gallery, Pittsburgh
“Early Concepts of the Last Decade”, Holly Solomon Gallery, NY
“Fall Invitational”, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
“Strong Statements in Black and White” James Goodman Gallery New York, NY
1986 “American Eccentric Abstraction”, Blum Helman Gallery, NY
“Art From Two Continents”, Bruce Helander Gallery, Palm Beach
“Between Geometry and the Gesture: American Sculpture 1965 75”, Palacio De Velazquez Parque Del Retiro, Madrid
“Europe/America”, Museum Ludwig, Cologne
1985 Margaret Roeder Gallery, New York University
1984 “Summer Group Show”, Sonnabend Gallery, NY
“Large Drawings”, Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT.
“Minding Measure: Measuring Mind”, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY
“Large Drawings” Le Va, Morris, Nauman, Serra.  Renaissance Society
1983 “Object, Structure, Artiface”, University of South Florida Art Galleries, Tampa, Florida
“Language, Drama, Source & Vision”, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, NY
“Sculptor as Draftsman”, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY
“Drawing Conclusions, A Survey of American Drawings 1958 to 1983”, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles & San Francisco, CA
“Shift”, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY
“Varietes of Sculptural Ideas”, Max Hutchinson Gallery, NY
“Young Talent Awards”, Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles, CA
1982 “Documenta (7)”, Kassel, Germany
“Prints by Contemporary Sculptors”, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut
“Abstract Drawings 1911 1981”, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY
“Great Big Drawings”, Hayden Gallery, MIT, Cambridge, MA
“Beyond Measurement”, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
“Shift LA NY, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA
“20th C. Drawings”, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1981 “Working Drawings”, Hunter College, NY (travelled)
“Drawing Distinctions (Tendencies in American Drawings of the Seventies)”, Louisiana Museum, Denmark; travelled to Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland and Stadtische Galerie in Lenbachhaus, Munich
“Variants: Drawings by Sculptors”, Sewall Art Gallery, Rice University, Houston, Texas
“Schemes: A Decade of Installation Drawings”, Elise Meyer Gallery, NY
“New Dimensions in Drawing”, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
“Summer Group Show”, Sonnabend Gallery, NY
“Contemporary Drawings”, Edward Thorp Gallery, NY
“Drawing Acquisition”, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY
1980 “Pittsburgh Plan for Art”, Pittsburgh, PA
“Reasoned Space”, Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
“Drawings: The Pluralist Decade”, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy & ICA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
“Summer Group Show”, Sonnabend Gallery, NY
Ed Thorp Gallery, NY
1979 “Drawings About Drawing Today”,The William Hayes Ackland Memorial Art Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
“Traditions in Minimalism”, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut
“Summer Group Exhibition”, Sonnabend Gallery, NY
1978 “Summer Group Exhibition”, Sonnabend Gallery, NY
“Installation”, Tampa Bay Art Center, Tampa, Florida
“New York Now”, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona
Corboran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
“Contemporary Drawing New York”, University at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
“Documenta 6”, Kassel, West Germany
1977 “Arche Le Va Long”, Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington DC
“The Whitney Biennial”, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY
“Drawings (Barry Le Va, Sol Lewitt)”, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Installations (Andrea Blum, Freya Hansell, Barry Le Va)”, The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
“3 Installations (Vito Acconci, Mel Bochner, Barry Le Va)”, Sonnabend Gallery, NY
1976 Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, Chicago,Illinois
Suzanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan
“Group Exhibition”, Broxton Gallery, Los Angeles,CA
“200 Years of American Sculpture”, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY
“Group Exhibition”, Rene Block Gallery, Berlin, Germany
“Line”, Visual Arts Museum, Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1975 “Mel Bochner, Barry Le Va, Dorothea Rockburne, Richard Tuttle”, The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
“Fourteen Artists”, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland
“U.S.A. Drawings III”, Stadtisches Museum Leverkusen, Schloss Morsbroich, West Germany
1974 “71st American Wxhibition”, Art Insitute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
“Drawings: 70’s”, Hartford Art School, Hartford, Connecticut
1973 “Options and Alternatives”, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut
“American Drawings 1963 73”, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY
“Drawings”, Bykert Gallery, NY
1972 “Documenta (5)”, Kassel, Germany
1971 “American Drawings”, Ricke Gallery, Cologne, Germany
Whitney Sculpture Annual, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY
“Seven Artists, 7 Works”, Ricke Gallery, Cologne, Germany “Prospect”, Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf, Germany
1970 “955,000”, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
“Art in the Mind”, Allen Art Museum, Oberlin, Ohio
“Projections”, La Jolla Museum of Art, San Diego,CA “Nine Artists, Nine Spaces”, Minnesota State Arts Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
“Information”, Museum of Modern Art, NY
1969 “Conception Perception”, San Francisco Art Insitute, San Francisco, CA
“Appearing Disappearing Object”, Newport Center of Arts, Balboa, CA
“Anti Illusion:Procedure and Materials”, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY
“557,087”, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington
1968 “2 Painters, 1 Sculptor”, California State College, Los Angeles, CA
1967 Lytton Center of Visual Arts, Los Angeles, CA


1995 Fineberg, Jonathan.  Art Since 1940 – Strategies of Being.  Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.
Klaus Kertess, John Ashbery, Gerald M. Edelman.  1995 Whitney Biennial.  The Whitney Museum of American Art, Dist. by Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York.
1992 Kunst werkt:  Art Works:  International modern art in the industrial working environment, an experiment over more than thirty years, Peter Stuyvesant Foundation, Amsterdam, Holland
Le Va, Barry.  Barry Le Va:  Dreaded Intrusions-Institutional Templates.  Verlag Fred Jahn, Munich
1991 Art since Mid-Century:  1945 to the Present, by Daniel Wheeler, The Vendome Press, New York
1990 The New Sculpture 1965-1975: Hesse, Smithson, Tuttle, Nauman, Serra, Le Va, Saret, Sonnier, Benglis, Shapiro, The Whitney Museum of American Art, NY
1989 Barry Le Va:  Glas, Geschosse, Beile, 1968-1970″, Stadtisches Museum Monchengladbach, Germany
1988 Barry Le Va, Rijsmuseum Kroller Muller, Otterlo, Holland, 30 January 14 March, 1988
Barry Le Va:  1966-1988″, Carnegie Mellon Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University Press
1986 Between Geometry and the Gesture: American Sculpture 1965   1975, Palacio De Velasquez Parque Del Retiro, Madrid.
1982 Documenta GmbH (7).  Kassel, West Germany.
1981 Schemes, Elise Meyer Inc. & Shelly Rice, NY
Selection from the Chase Manhatten Bank Art Collection, University Gallery, Amherest University of Massashusetts
New Dimensions in Drawing 1950-1980, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
1980 Explorations in the 70’s, Pittsburgh Plan for Art, Essay by Robert Rosenblum.
1979 Barry Le Va: Drawings 1967 – College, Salinas, CA.
Explorations in the 70’s, Pittsburgh Plan for Art, Essay by Robert Rosenblum
1977 Documenta GmbH (6), Kassel, West Germany
Pincus Witten, Robert. Postminimalism. New York: Out of London Press, 1977. (Article entitled “Barry Le Va: The Invisibility of Content”).
Wright State Universities Art Galleries. Barry Le Va Accumulated Vision: Extended Boundaries. Dayton, Ohio; 1977. (Essay by William Spurlock)
1976 Whitney Museum of American Art. 200 Years of American Sculpture, NY: 1976, See essay by Marcia Tucker.
Corcoran Gallery of Art. Andre, Le Va, Long. Washington D.C.: 1976. Preface by Jane Livingston.
Philadelphia College of Art. Line. 1976. (Exhibition organized for the Visual Arts Museum by Janet Kardon.)
1975 Montreal, Canada. Musee D’Art Contemporain and Espace 5.
1974 John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Art Now ’74: A Celebration of the American Arts. Washington, DC: 1974.
Plagens, Peter. Sunshine Muse: Contemporary Art on the West Coast. New York: Praeger, 1974.
1973 Whitney Museum of American Art. American Drawings 1963 1973
1972 Documenta GmbH 5. Kassel, West Germany.
1971 Kultermann, Udo. Art Events and Happenings. London: Mathews Miller Dunbar, 1971
Lippard, Lucy. Changing. New York: E.F.Dutton and Co., 1971
1970 Whitney Museum of American Art. Contemporary American Sculpture, New York: 1970 Hunter, Sam. American Art of the 2oth Century. New York: H.Abrams
1969 Whitney Museum of American Art. Anti Illusion: Procedures, Materials. New York: 1969, Essays by James Monte and Marcia Tucker.


1975 Le Va, Barry. “Notes by the Artist” in Bochner, Le Va, Rockburne, Tuttle. The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio: 1975, pp. 16 24.
1971 Le Va, Barry. “Notes on a Piece by Barry Le Va: Extended Vertex Meetings: blocked, blown outward”. Studio International, vol.182, no.938, November 1971, pp. 178 9.
1969 “Barry Le Va”, Design Quoterly, vol.74/75, pp. 46 57


1995 …”Jack Bankowsky talks with Klaus Kertess.” Artforum, January, Vol. XXXIII, No. 5, pp.67-71, 104, 109.
Kimmelman, Michael. “A Quirky Whitney Biennial.” The New York Times, 24 March 1995, pp. C1 + C32.
Schjeldahl, Peter. “One Man Show: Klaus Kertess’s Biennial Moyen Sensuel.” The Village Voice, 4 April 1995, pp. 72 + 73.
1994 Zevi, Adachiara. “Barry LeVa: il principio distributivo del caso/distributive principle of the case.” L’Architettura Cronache e Storia, January, 459, No. 1, pp. 55-58
1993 Francblin, Catherine. “Barry Le Va: Art Work in Expansion.” Artpress, Sept., No. 183, pp. E9-E11.
1992 Kirili, Alain. “Who’s Afraid of Abstract Modeling?” Tema Celeste, Apr. – May, pp. 54-57.
1991 Decter, Joshua. “Review.” Arts Magazine, Sept. p. 77. Princenthal, Nancy. “Barry Le Va at Sonnabend Gallery.” Art in America, Oct. p. 151.
1990 Tallmer, Jerry.  “Look Back at New Ideas.” New York Post, Mar. 2, p. 30.
Smith, Roberta.  “Sculpture, But Not Strictly So.” The New York Times, Mar. 3, p. 11.
Smith, Roberta.  “Sculpture at the Whitney:  The Radical Years.” The New York Times, pp. C1+C28.
Larson, Kay.  “Starting Over.” New York Magazine, Mar. 19. pp. 81 + 82.
1989 Morgan, Robert, C. “Barry Le Va at Sonnabend.” Flash Art, Jan./Feb. p. 125.
Smith, Roberta.  “Barry Le Va.” The New York Times, Feb. 17.
Knight, Christopher.  “LeVa’s puzzles create chaos out of order.” Los Angeles Herald Examiner, Suri.  Feb. 5.
Welish, Marjorie.  “Barry Le Va at Sonnabend.” Art News, March, p. 172.
Pagel, David.  “Barry Le Va.” Arts Magazine, May, pp. 95.
1988 Homisak, Bill.  “LeVa’s Minimalist moments in time.” Philadelphia Tribune, 13 November 1988.
1986 Lurie, David.  “American Eccentric Abstraction 1965¬-1972.”  Arts Magazine, March.
Cohen, Ronny.  “A New Look At Big Drawing.” Drawing, September/October/ vol.  VIII, no. 3.
Ellis, Stephen.  “At Order’s Edge.” Art in America, July, pp. 98 107.
1984 Lichtenstein, Therese.  “Works on Paper.” Arts, January.
Harrison, Helen, A. “Trying to Bridge the Gap Between Seeing and Knowing/” The New York Times, Sunday, Feb. 5.
1983 “Barry Le Va at Sonnabend.”  Artforum, November.
Kertess, Klaus. “Barry Le Va’s Sculpture:  Ellipsis and Ellipse”, Artforum, January, pp. 58 65.
Zimmer, William.  “Before  and  After  Look  From.”  The New York Times, 30 October.
1981 Raynor, Vivien.  “Art:  ‘Twisted Chains’ from Barry Le Va.” The New York Times, March 13.
Chernow, Burt. “New Dimension in Drawing.” (Aldrich  Museum Ridgefield, CT), Art New England, May.
1976 Bourdon, David. “Is This a Geometry Class?”, Village Voice, (New York), 26 January 1976.
Foote, Nancy. “Barry Le Va, Sonnabend Gallery.” Artforum, vol.14, no.8, 1976, pp. 66 67.
Russell, John. “200 Years of Sculpture Honors Nation.” The New York Times, 17 March, 1976.
Tatransky, Valentin. “Vito Acconci/Mel Bochner/Barry Le Va.” Arts, vol.52, no.5, January p. 27.
Zucker, Barbara. “Barry Le Va Sonnabend.” Art News, vol.75, no.3, March, p.131.
1975 Goodman, Scott. “Barry Le Va at Weinberg Gallery.” Art in America, vol.63, no.5, September, p. 107.
Heinemann, Susan. “Barry Le Va, Bykert Gallery Downtown.” Artforum, vol.14, no.1, September, p. 76.
Perrone, Jeff. “Barry Le Va at Weinberg Gallery.” Artforum, vol.l3, no.9, May, pp. 83 4.
1974 Gilbert Rolfe, Jeremy. “Barry Le Va, Bykert Gallery Downtown.” Artforum, vol. 13, no.1, September, pp. 79 80.
1973 Baker, K. “Barry Le Va at Bykert Gallery.” Art in America, vol.6l, no.5, September, pp. 117-122.
Boice, Bruce. “Barry Le Va, Bykert Gallery Downtown.” Artforum, vol.II, no.10, June, p. 82.
Frank, Peter. “Reviews and Previews.” Art News, vol.72, no.5, May, p. 83.
Kerber, Bernhard. “Rudolf Zwirner und Rolf Ricke: Ausstellung.” Art International, vol.17, no.6, Summer, pp. 81 2.
Mayer, Rosemary. “Group Show, Bykert.” Arts, vol.47, no.5, March, p. 72.
1971 Young, Joseph, E. “Garden Gallery, Los Angeles.” Art International.
Bear, Liza and Sharpe, Willoughby. “Discussions with Barry Le Va.” Avalanche no.3, Fall 1971, pp. 62 75.
Nemser, Cindy. “Subject Object Body Art.” Arts, vol.46, September, pp.41 2.
1970 Sharpe, Willoughby. “New Directions in Southern California Sculpture.” Arts, vol.44, no.8, Summer 1970, pp. 35 8.
1969 Rosing, Larry. “Barry Le Va and the Nondescript Distribution.” Art News, vol.68, September, pp. 52 3.
Rose, Barbara. “The Politics of Art Part III.” Artforum, vol.VII, no. 9, May, pp. 46 51.
Livingston, Jane and Selz, Peter. “Two Generations in L.A.” Art in America, vol.57, no.1, Jan./Feb., pp. 92 7.
Morris, Robert. “Notes on Sculpture Beyond Objects.” Artforum, vol.VII, no.8, April, pp. 50 4.
1968 Danieli, Fidel. “Some New L.A. Artists.” Artforum, vol. no.7, March, p.47.
Livingston, Jane. “Barry Le Va: Distributional Sculpture.” Artforum, vol.VII, no.3, November, pp. 50 4.