Bibliography

2009

Crystal Fencke, “John Himmelfarb Creates Visions of the Written Word,” Hyde Park Herald, Jan. 14 2009, p. 4.

2008

Lisa Skolnik, “Atop the Shop,” Trib Home Design, September 2008, cover page. “Artist Profile: John Himmelfarb,” Arts/Industry Exhibition catalog, August/July 2008, p. 5.
Jonathan Goodman, “John Himmelfarb at Luise Ross,” Art In America (April 2008): p. 168.
Mike Pocius, “Art Fag in Art Land.” Lumpen Magazine. Volume 17, Issue 1, (January 2008): p. 39.

2007

“Visions,” Exhibition catalog, 2007, introduction by Townsend Wolfe, p84.
Alan Artner, Chicago Tribune, October 5, Friday, Art Galleries, Review
Inquiring Mind, article illustrations, Fall 2007, Volume 24, Number 1, pp. 13, 15.
“The Borrower’s Name, Brooklyn Public Library” Time Out New York, listing, featured illustration, January 11-17, Art Museums and Institutions, p. 65
John Carlos Cantu, “Tapestry Real Payoff of Himmelfarb exhibit” Ann Arbor News, May 6, Sunday section p. Art Galleries, Review

2006

“Conjeturas, Obras de la coleccion del taller del Antiguo Colegio Jesuita, Patzcuaro,” Museo Nacional de la Estampa, catalog. Essay by Fernando Delmar.
“Lines of Discovery: 225 Years of American Drawings,” Columbus Museum of Art, hardcover. Essays by Stephen C. Wicks, C. T. Lawrence Butler, Theodore E., Jr. Stebbins. 252 pages, featured on p. 96

2005

Bonesteel, Michael, and Kramer, Linda K. The Prints of John Himmelfarb: A Catalogue Raisonne, 1967- 2004. Manchester: Hudson Hills Press, 2005.
Alan Artner, “Rena Leinberger crafts an exquisite little gem, John Himmelfarb” Chicago Tribune, February 25, Friday Section C7 p 21, Art Galleries, Review
“Blueline Art Project,” Chicago Transit Authority and City of Chicago, catalog, pp. 12-13.

2004

Chandler, Mary Voelz, “Voelz Chandler: Havu’s ‘Wet Paint’ applied with lush, colorful palette,” Rocky Mountain News. Entertainment Section, March 5, 2004, pp. 1-2.
“Best of Abstract Ensemble: Wet Paint, William Havu Gallery,” Denver Westwood, Best of Denver 2004, March 25, 2004.
Briere, Troy, “Wet Paint: Jeffrey Keith, John Himmelfarb, Michael Rubin,” Eye Level, Denver, Issue 9, 2004.
Stewart & Stewart, “New John Himmelfarb Editions,” Journal of the Print World. Bloomfield Hills, MI. Fall 2004.
Paglia, Michael, “Beauty, Strength and Weirdness: Lyrical paintings, bold sculptures and bad behavior are all on display,” Westword (www.westword.com). 2004, p. 1-2.
Parker, Daniel, African Art, The Diaspora + Beyond: The Daniel Texidor Parker Collection, ISBN 0-9749367-0-7. 2004, p. 75.

2003

Moore, Christopher, “Doubly Expressive,” The Christchurch Press. Arts Section, New Zealand. October 22, 2003. p. C2.
“Visual,” The Christchurch Press. Art Beat Section, New Zealand, October 19, 2003. Glatt, Clara, “Hyde Parker’s paintings displayed downtown,” Hyde Park Herald. September 3, 2003. p. 15.
Wolgamott, L. Kent, “Good Questions, Good Answers,” Lincoln Journal Star, Art Section. May 25, 2003
“The Boston Printmakers 2003 North American Print Biennial,” exhibition catalog, Feb 23, introduction by Clifford Ackley, p11.
“77th Annual International Competition: Printmaking,” (Philadelphia) exhibition catalog May 17, essay Maark Pascale p 12.
Matthew Rose, “Wall to Wall: John Himmelfarb,” NY Arts Magazine, vol 7 no 12 , December p. 20
“Graven Images Studies in Culture, Law, and the Sacred,” vol. 5, edited by Andrew D. Weiner and Leonard V. Kaplan, University of Wisconsin Press, “Remembering John Himmelfarb,” Jan Swafford, pp 284- 285, essay by editors pp 286-289, front and back cover illustrated.

2002

Chicago Reader. Section Two. August 30, 2002. Image of Inland Romance: Boogie Park.
Chicago Tribune. September 13, 2002. Image of Inland Romance: Boogie Park.
Rosenbloom-Kerzner, Idelle, “Wall to Wall Interest,” Post-Tribune. Recreation Section. October 2002.
Rose, Matthew, “Wall to Wall: John Himmelfarb.” NY Arts. December 2002. p. 20.
Chicago Tribune, Arts Calendar, illustration “Inland Romance:Boogie Park,” September 13.

2001

Joyner, Heather, “Ties that bind and inspire,” Metro Pulse. April 19, 2001.
Moore, Christopher, “American Beauty,” The Christchurch Press, Arts Section, p. 33, New Zealand, August 15, 2001, continued on page 34 under headline “Expanses of Visual Richness.”
Peers, Robyn, “Smorgasbord of glorious images,” The Christchurch Press. New Zealand p.40 Arts (section) August 22, 2001.
Shay, Steve, “An Artist who beat the odds,” Pioneer Press. Art Section, September 13, 2001. p. B4.
Isaccs, Deanna, “Going Public: John Himmelfarb at Oakton,” The Reader’s Guide. September 21, 2001.
Burrows, Sara, “Surveying the Chicago Style,” Lerner Skyline. Inside Section. October 4, 2001.
Stewart & Stewart, “New John Himmelfarb Editions,” Journal of the Print World. Bloomfield Hills, MI. Fall 2001.
Moore, Christopher, “Expanses of Visual Richness,” The Christchurch Press. New Zealand. 2001.
“Plucked Chicken Press The Oakton Community College Collection of Stone Prints by Wil Petersen and his contemporaries,” essay by Nathan Harpaz, p. 24.
“Art Chicago,” exhibition catalog, Thomas Blackman Associates, p. 58.

2000

Dehner, Jan, “Chicago Artist Thinks and Paints Big,” Weekender. November 9, 2000.
Hawkins, Margaret, “Gallery Glace,” Chicago Sun-Times. November 10, 2000. p. 55.
Truesdell, Tom, “Floor to Ceiling,” Discover, Feature Section. November 16, 2000.
Art on Paper, MayJune, vol.4, no.5, section “working proof,” p. 67, “John Himmelfarb Astronomer.”

1998

Hawkins, Margaret, “Exhibits explode in splashes of color,” Chicago Sun-Times, Arts Section. January 9, 1998.
Barandiaran, Maria Jose, “Small presses leave their mark on Chicago,” Dialogue Magazine. May/June 1998. pp. 32-33.
River North News. June 20, 1998. p. 17.
Hawkins, Margaret, “John Himmelfarb,” Chicago Sun-Times, Arts Section. June 26, 1998. p. 18W.
"New American Paintings.” Catalog of the seventeenth open studios competition. Vol 3. no 5, essay Steven Zevitas, pp42-43, Open Studios Press. Wellsley, MA. 1998.

1997

“Meet the artist,” Sioux City Journal. July 4, 1997.
Linck, Michele, “Art center is given five pictures,” Sioux City Journal. July 7, 1997.
“Public can watch artist at work,” Sioux City Journal. July 7, 1997.
Linck, Michele, “New art center draws visitors by the thousands,” Sioux City Journal. July 12, 1997.
“Arts for all ages,” Discover. July 17, 1997. p. 21.
“Permanent Collection,” Artist’s Proof, Fall 1997. vol. 1.3, p. 5.
Brunetti, John, “John Himmelfarb,” New Art Examiner. December/January 1996-97.
“Comunicazioni Visive Tramite Connessioni Globali” exhibition catalog April 27, Civiche Gallerie d’Arte
Moderna e Contemporanea del Comune di Ferrara , essays Andrea Buzzoni, James E. Belmont, Ann Rosen, pp1,21-25,50-51-52

1996


Art Review. “Cultural Center shows work of three Chicago artists.” Hyde Park Herald. January 10, 1996
Daniels, Mary. "Calendar." Chicago Tribune. January 22, 1996.
Artner, Alan. “Gallery Scene.” Chicago Tribune. Tempo 9C, Section 5. January 25, 1996.
Bucholz, Barbara. “Gallery Scene.” Chicago Tribune. p. 48, section 7. August 23, 1996.
Bucholz, Barbara. “Gallery Scene.” Chicago Tribune. p. 47, section 7. September 27, 1996.
Raven, Arlene. “Expressive Voices.” Catalog essay for the exhibit “Large drawings & objects.” Arkansas Art Center Publisher, Little Rock, AR.
Townsend Wolfe & Ruth Pasquine, authors. 1996.

1995


"Galleries" Section 2, Chicago Reader. January 20, 1995.
Osgood, Charles. "Chicago Arts." Arts Week section, Chicago Tribune, Chicago, IL. February 12, 1995.
"In Motion,” Echo Imprint (Fall 1995) Vol. 2, no 1, p. 2.

1994

"John Himmelfarb's 'Fax Appeal', 'First Draft', 'Note of Appeal', Short Order', 'White Out.'" The Print Collector's Newsletter. Vol.25, No. 1, Mar/April 1994.
Stevens, Drew. Tandem Press: Five Years of Collaboration-Experimentation. Elvehjem Museum of Art. Madison, WI. April 1994.
"John Himmelfarb, 'Tabula, Tabula Picta'" The Print Collector's Newsletter, vol. 25, no.2 (May- June 1994)
MacMillan, Kyle. "Summer Accompanied by Variety of Shows." Sunday World-Herald. (Omaha, NE) July 3, 1994.
Stewart, Susan. "John Himmelfarb." Contemporary Impressions.
The Journal of the American Print Alliance. 2 (Fall 1994) 2. pages 16-19.
"Five New Prints by Artist John Himmelfarb." Journal of the Print World 17 (Winter 1994) vol. 1.
Barilleaux, Rene Paul. Samuel Himmelfarb, Eleanor Himmelfarb, John Himmelfarb: Three Painters. Exhibition catalog. Quincy Art Center. Quincy, IL. 1994.
“Seventy-fifth Annual Exhibition of Artist Members,” December 18, ex cat, p 12
“PLATS D’ARTISTES,” exhibition catalog published by Fundacio Tallers Josep Llorens Artigas July 22 p 47
“Himmelfarb, Himmelfarb, Himmelfarb,” exhibition catalog Sept 16 Quincy Art Center, Quincy Illinois) essay René Paul Barilleaux, p1,3,4,6,7,8,12,13

1993

"John Himmelfarb's 'Juggler and Juggler on Stage'." The Print Collector's Newsletter vol 24, no.1, (March/April 1993)“Juggler on Stage.” Art Business News, June 1993.
Maass, Mary R. "Cultural Detour to Kamerick Art Gallery." Northern Iowan.
Friday Sept. 3, 1993. Hess, Harvey. "Exhibition of Japanese Artwork Snaps Stereotype." Waterloo Courier (Waterloo, IA). Sept. 5, 1993.
Norris, Scott. "Himmelfarb drawings at Arts Center." Iowa City Press Citizen (Iowa City, IA). Sept. 15, 1993.
“The Anderson Winter Show” Feb 14 essay Charles Helsell, Anderson Fine Art Center, Anderson Indiana, inside front cover and p 2,4,10-11, 3 reproductions
“Abstract: Chicago 1993,” Klein Art Works, exhibition catalog,December 4,, p 71
“SAGA 65th National Print Exhibition” catalog , Society of American Graphic Artists, November 1, intro by Michael Di Cerbo , pp 6,19, and full page reproduction on back cover.

1992

MacMillan, Kyle. "Chicagoan Rejoices in His Art. World-Herald. (Omaha, NE) June 12, 1992
'Postcards, Then and Now,' Washington D.C. exhibition catalog, Brody’s Gallery, (November/December 1992) pp 19,22
Watercolor U.S.A. 1992. Exhibition catalogue. Essay by Jerry A. Berger. Springfield, Mo.: Springfield Art Museum. Page 14.
“Huntington Museum of Art Biennial Report 1990-1992,” p20 (W.VA)

1991

"John Himmelfarb." North Loop News. March 7, 1991.Enna, Renee. "Artist Draws Purpose From Painting."
Oak Leaves. Pioneer Press. March 27, 1991: pp. .E-3, E-4.Miller, Bryan.
"There's a Method to His Madness." Wednesday Journal. March 27, 1991: p.31 and p. 39.
Auer, James. "Paintings, Prints, Dolls, Among Items on Exhibit." Milwaukee Journal , Section “Art Exhibitions” September 1991.
Rowe, Jessica. "A Diversity of Line--A Selection from the Permanent Collection." Gallery Guide . Des Moines Art Center. (Des Moines, IA). November 1991.

1990

MacMillan, Kyle. "Painter Himmelfarb Moves in New Direction." Sunday World-Herald. (Omaha, NE.) March 25, 1990
Echo Press: A Decade of Printmaking. University of Indiana, Bloomington, IN. April 1990. pp. 11,67. exhibition catalog essays Rudy Pozzatti, Kathleen A. Foster, Peagram Harrison, Barry Walker, Nan Esseck (image, description).
Slaughter, Martha Winans. Two Generations Chicago: The Influence of Family. Evanston Art Center. April/May 1990.
Kukla, Cynthia M. "John Himmelfarb." Dialogue. (May/June 1990): p.30.
Madison Art Center Newsletter. Summer, p.3, 1990
“Gallery Van Vliet shows work of John Himmelfarb.” New Buffalo Times. August 1, 1990. Laskin, Tom.
City Notes on Arts and Entertainment: "Animal Magnetism. Living Large with John Himmelfarb." Isthmus. (Madison, Wisc.) page 32. August 10, 1990.
“Artists Creations on Display.” Harbor Country News. August 9, 1990. p.32.
Lynch, Kevin. "Meetings in the Garden: Artist Paints Turmoil." The Capital Times. (Madison, WI). August 11-12, 1990.
Inside Artworks: "Dreamscape." Inside Chicago, vol. 4, no.5, p.50, Signature Publishing (Sept/Oct. 1990)
Gad, Frieda. "Artist's Rural Roots Color His Work." Daily Herald. (Arlington Heights, IL.) October 11, 1990.

1989

Mirich, Jennifer. "Postmodern Artist Lectures on Life's Work." Ball State Daily News (Muncie, IN.) January 23, 1989, p.5.
Mannheimer, Steve. "Impressive Ball State Gallery Does Sound Show." Indianapolis Star. January 29, 1989, p. E-8.
Bonesteel, Michael. "Diversions: Art Goes to School." Pioneer Press. Winnetka, Ill. June 1, 1989.
"Meetings in the Garden." Forum. 2:1. Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. Sept. 1989.
Beyer, Linda. ed. "The Gallery: An exhibit of Unitarian Universalist art." The World. 3 (Sept/Oct. 1989) 5.
Bonesteel, Michael. "Introduction." Meetings in the Garden. The Art of John Himmelfarb,” Sheridan, Helen, "Foreword" and "Interview,” exhibiton catalog, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Bulletin 75. (Kalamazoo, MI) 1989.
Krantz, Les. Chicago Art Review. Les Krantz American Reference Inc. 919 N. Michigan, Chicago, IL. 1989. p. 199, 201.
“The World Journal of the Unitarian Universalist Association,” Sept/Oct Vol 3, no 5, section “The Gallery,” pp14-15

1988

"1987 Acquisitions," Cedarhurst Quarterly, February, March, April, Mitchell Museum at Cedarhurst, Mt. Vernon, IL.
Wolfe, Townsend. National Drawing Invitational. Arkansas Art Center. Little Rock, AR. 1988. pp. 24-25.
Wolfe, Townsend. "The Face." National Drawing Invitational. Arkansas Art Center. Little Rock, AR. 1988. pp. 111-112.
“The 40th North American Print Exhibition,” exhibition catalog, April 10, Brockton Art Museum, MA,essay by Peter J. Baldaia, juror’s statement James A. Welu, p 5

1987

Molloy, Mike. "Exploring, Exploding the Meetings of Life." Oak Leaves. Oak Park, IL. February 1987.
"Himmelfarb Will Exhibit, Work Here." Metropolitan. Omaha, Neb. March 25, 1987.
Andy Argy. "John Himmelfarb--Evanston Art Center." New Art Examiner . 14 (March 1987): 44.
“The Anthropomorphized Animals of John Himmelfarb” (cover tag on magazine Nit & Wit June vol 8, no 3) article titled “A Meeting with John Himmelfarb” by Vicoria Matranga p 14-16 cover illustration and others.
Poole, Marcia. "Art in Action." The Sioux City Journal. Sioux City, IA. April 6,1987.
"Back-breaking Work." The Sioux City Journal. Sioux City, IA. April 7, 1987.
Nusbaum, Eliot. "Challenges by Himmelfarb." Des Moines Sunday Register, section The Arts/Books, The Visual Arts, May 17, 1987. p.5C.
Castle, Frederick Ted. "John Himmelfarb at Terry Dintenfass and John Nichols." Art in America. 75. (December 1987): pp.161-162.
Encyclopedia of Living Artists in America. 1987 ed. "Grants Meeting". Renaissance, Ca.
Himmelfarb, John. "Juror's Statement." Quad City Regional Art Showcase. Davenport Museum of Art. Davenport, IA. 1987.

1986

Jensen, Julie. "John Himmelfarb: It's All There in Black & White." The Argus (Rock Island, IL.) 26. January 1986.
"Artist Teases the Imagination." Quad City Times. Davenport, IA. January 16, 1986.
Castle, Frederick Ted, "Himmelfarb: Black on White" and Hoffman, L.G. “ The Artist as Translator,” exhibition catalogue, Davenport Art Gallery, Davenport, IA. January 1986.
"Too Hot for New York and Warming Up the Season Here/ John Himmelfarb: The Artist as Translator." Davenport Art Gallery Newsletter.. Davenport, IA. January-February 1986.
Stegmaier, Mark. "Gallery Exhibit--A Veritable Tour de Force." Quad City Times. Davenport, IA. Feb. 2, 1986.
Impact. Southwest State University of Marshall, MN. March 1986.
"New Exhibit Begins at SSU Gallery." Independent (Marshall, MN). March 11, 1986.
Poole, Marcia. "Art in Action: John Himmelfarb will create drawing next week at Toy National Bank." The Sioux City Journal. April 6, 1986.
"Bigger is Better." The Print Collector's Newsletter.Vol 17, no.3, July/August 1986.
"John Himmelfarb, 'Lengthy Meeting.'" Print Collector's Newsletter 17 (September-October 1986): 141.
Rose, Matthew, "John Himmelfarb," Art Gallery International Vol.7, No 6, pp26-27, (September-October 1986).
Blockbusters, The Big Impression, exhibiton catalog, Lawrence, Kan.: Spencer Museum of Art, 1986.
First Three Years. Washington D.C.: Brody's Gallery. P.12,. pp 22-231986.
Moore, Suzanne. "Gallery News" Art and Entertainment section.
Kotik, Charlotte. Monumental Drawings: Works by 22 Contemporary Americans. Brooklyn, N.Y.: Brooklyn Museum, Sept. 19,1986.
Butler, Charles T. and Laufer, Marilyn . Recent Graphics from American Print Shops. Mt. Vernon, Illinois, exhibition catalog, Mitchell Museum. At Cedarhurst(Mount Vernon, IL) 1986.

1985

Allen, Jane Addams. "Two Artists in Search of Pure Expression." Washington Times, March 15, 1985.
Butler, Tom and Laufer, Marilyn. "John Himmelfarb: Prints and Drawings 1970-1985." Artifact, Sioux City Art Center(March -April 1985) pp 5-12.
"Goings On About Town: 'John Himmelfarb.'" The New Yorker.April 8, 1985.
"John Himmelfarb to Give Lecture at UNI" Waterloo Courier. Waterloo, IA. April 15, 1985.
Matranga, Victoria. "The Young Artist as Translator." Oak Leaves. A Pioneer Press Newspaper. (Oak Park, IL) May 1, 1985.
"John Himmelfarb: 'Grand Street Meeting.'" Print Collector's Newsletter 16 (September/October 1985): 140.
Rose, Matthew. "An Interview with John Himmelfarb." Arts Magazine 60 (October 1985): 68-72.
Thorson, Alice. "Chicago and Vicinity Show." The Art Examiner. Washington D.C. October, 1985.
Krantz, Les. American Art Galleries. New York, NY. 1985.
Krantz, Les. American Artists: An illustrated survey of leading contemporary Americans. The Krantz Company Publishers Inc. 2210 N. Burling, Chicago, IL. 1985. p. 154

1984

Kabaker, Marion. "Home, Sweet Art Studio." Chicago Tribune. Chicago, IL. January 20, 1984.
Matlock, David. "John Himmelfarb." New Art Examiner. Washington, D.C. November 1984.

1983

“Goings On About Town: John Himmelfarb." The New Yorker. January 26- Feb 1983.
Catlin, Roger. "Des Moines Art Center." World-Herald. (Omaha, NE.) November 6, 1983.
“Rockford International ‘83” exhibition catalog Feb 1, essay Gordon Gilkey, p 10, Rockford College, Rockford IL
Demetrion, James. Director's Choice, exhibition catalog, Sept 13, p. 10, Des Moines Art Center. Des Moines, IA. 1983.
Contemporary Chicago Lithography.Prints from the Four Brothers Press and Plucked Chicken Press, Springfield, Illinois, Illinois State Museum. 1983.

1982

"John Himmelfarb, 'Trio.'" The Print Collector's Newsletter. May-June 1982.
"Veteran Artists Exhibit." Chicago Sun Times, Chicago, IL. June 25, 1982.
Murman, Lydia. "John Himmelfarb." New Art Examiner, (October 1982). p. 72.
“22nd National Sun Carnival Art Exhibit,” exhibition catalog El Paso Museum of Art, Dec 5, essay Jan Muhlert, p 9
“Art 1982 Chicago” exhibition catalog, Chicago International Art Exposition-The Lakeside Group, May 13, Navy Pier, Chicago p11

1981

Alexis Karin. "John Himmelfarb." New Art Examiner 8 (January 1981).
Hanania, Carole. "Those Public TV Auctions." The Collector-Investor. April 1981. pp. 26-27. (image).
Artner, Alan. "Pictures at an Exhibition: 'Chicago' Opens." Chicago Tribune, Chicago, IL. July 3, 1981.
Krantz, Les. Chicago Art Review, p.49, 1981.
Flint, Janet. 79th Exhibit by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity, Art Institute of Chicago. exhibition catalog,pp 12, 32, July 4, 1981.
“Permanent Collection: Artists’ Books,” exhibition check list essay by Pauline A. Saliga, March 31 Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

1980

"John Himmelfarb, 'Words Cannot Describe.'" The Print Collector's Newsletter. Vol 11, no.1, March-April 1980.
“Selections from the Collection of George M. Irwin,” essay by Margaret M. Sullivan, catalogue of an exhibition at the Kranner Art Museum, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, March 2, 1980 p 24
“American Drawing in Black & White: 1970-80” November 22, exhibition catalog, essay by Gene Baro, Brooklyn Museum, p. 5
Chicago Art Prospective. Exhibition catalogue. Chicago: City of Chicago. Page 18.
“Chicago Artists,” exhibition catalog Nov 1, Mitchell Museum at Cedarhurst, (Mt. Vernon IL) essay Allen S. Weller, p 4

1979

Sparks, Esther. Chicago and Vicinity Prizewinners Revisited. exhibition catalogue, October 30, Chicago, p.5, Art Institute of Chicago.
Haydon, Harold. "An Art Exhibit With Doubtful Art." Chicago Sun Times, Chicago, IL. February 23, 1979.
Caitlin, Roger. "An Artist Who Makes A Living in Art." World Herald. (Omaha, NE). December 2, 1979.
"John Himmelfarb." Chelsea Clinton News (New York, NY). December 27, 1979.
Frueh, Johanna. Narrative Imagery, exhibition catalog, February 6, p.3,6,40-41 ARC Gallery. Chicago, IL. 1979.
“Chicago and Vicinity Prizewinners Revisited,” Oct 30, p5, statement by Esther Sparks, Art Institute of Chicago

1978

Artner, Alan and Axelrod, David. "Illinois Honors Its Artists--From Symphony to Blues." Chicago Tribune. September 30, 1978.
Haydon, Harold. "Sculptors Who Paint and Painters Who Sculpt." Chicago Sun Times, Chicago, IL. November 10, 1978.
Carter, Florine. John Himmelfarb. Exhibit catalogue essay, May 2, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE.
Sparks, Esther. Works on Paper; 77th Exhibit by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity. Art Institute of Chicago. pp 4, 12 1978.
Accessions 1976-1978. Drawings and Watercolors. "John Himmelfarb." The University of Iowa Museum of Art Bulletin. Vol. 2, Number 2. pages 10-12. 1978.

1977

“Record Houses and Apartments of the Year.” Architectural Record publication. (image only-p. 92)
“19th Annual National Exhibition of Prints & Drawings,” Oklahoma Art Center, p10, essay Lowell Adams

1976

"Panorama." Chicago Daily News. March 3, 1976.
Haydon, Harold. "His Images Reflect Our Hectic World." Chicago Sun Times, Chicago, IL. April 11, 1976.
Haydon, Harold. "Chicago Art Abundant, but Unappreciated." Chicago Sun Times, Chicago, IL. June 20, 1976.
Barazani, Gail. "Good, But Affordable, Art." Chicago Magazine. December 1976
“22nd Annual Drawing and Small Sculpture Show,” exhibition catalog, May 2, Ball State University Art Gallery , Muncie, IN, essay Norman Geske, p 2,9
“Davidson National Print and Drawing Competition” Stowe Gallery Davidson College, exhibition catalog March 21, statements Herb Jackson, Marcia Tucker, p9,30

1975

“3rd Hawaii National Print Exhibition,” exhibition catalog, October 10, Honolulu Academy of Arts, essay James W. Foster, p 13

1974

"Artistic Clan Maintains Individuality." Chicago Sun Times/Chicago Daily News. January 30, 1974.
“Life in a near south side barrio.” Chicago Tribune. March 4, 1974.
Auer, James. "This Family Celebrates Life." Milwaukee Journal. April 29, 1974.
"Graphics with a Bias Toward Significance." Chicago Sun Times, Chicago, IL. November 7, 1974

1973

Haydon, Harold. "A Good Exhibit, But Where Are The Stars?" Chicago Sun Times, Chicago, IL. June 3, 1973.
Larson, Philip. Printmakers Midwest Invitational, exhibition catalog, Sept. 9, pp 2,4,6,11,27, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN.
The Family Dog: Drawings by John Himmelfarb. 42 pages Darryl Licht Transport, 1973.
“Drawings USA 73 selected from the Sixth Natonal Biennial drawing Competition,” April 19 Minnesota Museum of Art, St. Paul, essay Alan Fern, p12
“The 4th annual Colorprint U.S.A.,” exhibition catalog, juror’s statement Chares Morgan, p4, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

1972

“6th Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show” exhibition catalog May 7, Del Mar College Art Gallery, Corpus Christi TX, p 9, essay George Segal

1971

“5th Annual National Drawing and Small Sulpture show,” Del Mar college Art Gallery May 2, Corpus Christi TX no essay , p9
“Landfall Press,” exhibition catalog Ravinia Festival, Highland Park, IL essay Harold Joachim p 22
“Drawings in St. Paul,” exhibition catalog, intro essay by A. Hyatt Mayor, December 2; p. 36; Minnesota Museum of Art, St. Paul, MN.
“Drawings USA/71” exh. cat. April 15, Minnesota Museum of Art, essay Cleve Gray; p 11 , 20

1968

Lannon, Peg. "Intriguing Is Word For Exhibit." Sentinel & Enterprise, Fitchburg, MA , October , 1968.
"Exhibit at Millis Library This Week." Milford Daily News. October 1968.
“Saint Paul Art Center Fourth Biennial Exhibition Drawings USA ’68,” exhibition catalog p 13 no essay

1962

"Youthful Twosome Exhibit Artistry at Spring Art Show.” The Wheaton Leader. (Wheaton, IL.)