John Rhoden



  • Cahan, Susan. 2016. Mounting Frustration: The Art Museum in the Age of Black Power. Durham, NC: Duke University Press
  • Coker, Gilbert. 1990. “John Rhoden: Sculptor” interview by Gilbert Coker, Jan 28, 1990, IN James V. Hatch and Leo Hamalian, editors. 1991 Artist and Influence Vol. X New York: Hatch-Billops Collection, Inc., pg: 156-167
  • Doty, Robert M. 1971. Contemporary Black Artists in America. New York, NY: Whitney Museum of American Art
  • Driskell, David C. 1976. Two Centuries of Black American Art. New York, NY: Alfred Knopf.
  • Green, Myrah Brown. 2018. Brooklyn On My Mind: Black Visual Artists From The WPA To The Present. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing.
  • Gubert, Betty Kaplan. 1997. “John W. Rhoden” IN Thomas Riggs, ed. St. James Guide to Black Artists. Detroit, MI: St. James Press.
  • Jones, Kellie. 2011 [1989]. “Abstract Expressionism: The Missing Link,” IN Eyeminded: Living and Writing Contemporary Art, Durham: Duke University Press

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Other Archival Collections

  • Smithsonian Archives of American Art: Oral history interview with John W. Rhoden, 1968 July 21
  • African American Museum in Philadelphia
  • American Academy in Rome
  • Amistad Research Center at Tulane University
  • David C. Driskell Center for the Study of the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora at the University of Maryland, College Park
  • John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art
  • Moorland-Spingarn Research Center at Howard University
  • Rockefeller Archives Center
  • Stuart Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library at Emory University