Reg Butler 1913-1981



1949            19 July-13 August, Painting by Justin O'Brien, Sculptures in Iron by Reg Butler, Monotypes by Massimo Campigli, Hanover Gallery, London

1951             May-September, The South Bank Exhibition: The Festival of Britain 

1954            April-June, Reg Butler, Hanover Gallery, London

1955            January-February, Reg Butler, Curt Valentin Gallery, New York

1957            April-May, Reg Butler, Rotterdamsche Kunstring, Rotterdam, Netherlands

                    May-June, Reg Butler, Hanover Gallery, London

                    July-September, Reg Butler, Galerie Springer, Berlin

1958            January, Reg Butler, Galerie Alex Vömel, Düsseldorf, Germany

1959            February, Reg Butler: Sculpture & Drawings 1954 to 1958, Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York

1960            June-July, Reg Butler: Sculpture, Hanover Gallery, London

                    September-October, Reg Butler: Sculpture, Gummessons Konstgalleri, Stockholm; toured to Götborgs Konstmuseum, Gothenburg,                                   Sweden Contemporary British Sculpture, Arts Council touring exhibition

1961             March, Reg Butler, Galleria l'Obelisco, Rome

                    May, Butler, Galleria Minima, Milan, Italy

1962            30 October-17 November, Reg Butler: Recent Sculpture 1959-1962, Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York

1963            22 October-1 December, Reg Butler: A Retrospective Exhibition, J.B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky

1964            15 January-29 February, Reg Butler 1955-1963, Frank Perls Gallery, Beverly Hills

1969            20 March-14 April 1973, Reg Butler: Sculpture and Drawings 1968-1972, Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York

1983            May-June, Reg Butler: Esculturas en Bronce, Galería Freites, Caracas 

1984            16 November-15 January 1984, Reg Butler, Tate Gallery, London 

1985            18 May-8 June, Reg Butler: A Selection of Sculpture and Drawings, Manor Gallery, Royston, Hertfordshire

2006-07     26 November 2006 - 18 February 2007, Reg Butler - Decent Sculpture, Gerhard Marcks Haus, Bremen, Germany; toured to Museum                               Beelden Aan Zee, Scheveningen, Netherlands, 16 March - 17 June 2007




Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums; Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo; Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth; Art Museum, Princeton University; Arts Council of England; Bristol Art Gallery; British Council; City Art Museum, St Louis, Mo.; Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio; David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, Chicago; Detroit Institute of Arts; English Heritage; Gemeentemuseum, 's-Gravenhage; Hakone Open Air Museum, Japan; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; Israel Museum, Jerusalem; J.B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky; Leeds City Art Galleries; Manchester Art Gallery; Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; Museum of Art, University of Michigan; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Museo Civico, Turin; Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice; Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh; Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Mass.; Städel, Frankfurt; Tate, London; University of Hertfordshire; Wakefield Art Gallery and Museums; Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany.




Roland Penrose, Reg Butler, Curt Valentin Gallery, New York, 1955

Reg Butler: Sculpture & Drawings 1954-1958, Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, 1959

Reg Butler: Recent Sculpture 1962, Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, 1962

Reginald Cotterell Butler, Reg Butler: A Retrospective Exhibition, JB Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky, 1963

Reg Butler: Sculpture & Drawings, Hanover Gallery, London, 1963

John Russell, Reg Butler: Sculpture & Drawings 1968-1972, Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, 1973

Richard Calvocoressi, Reg Butler, Tate Gallery, London, 1983

Margaret Garlake, The Sculpture of Reg Butler, Henry Moore Foundation / Lund Humphries, 2006

Reg Butler: Decent Sculpture, Gerhard Marcks Haus, Bremen, Germany, 2006




BBC Television, The Artist Speaks: Reg Butler, produced by John Read, 1958

BBC Television, Reg Butler, produced by Lorna Pegram, 1973