Compiled by Bruce Nixon with additions by Donna Smith
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Edward Corbett, San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Art, 1969. (Exhibition catalog, text by Gerald Nordland.)
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Ferus, New York: Gagosian Gallery, 2002, (Exhibition catalog with texts by Roberta Bernstein and Kirk Varnedoe.)
Hassel Smith, San Francisco: California School of Fine Arts [now San Francisco Art Institute], March 1957. (Exhibition catalog, text by Hassel Smith.)
Hassel Smith, New York: AndrÈ Emmerich Gallery, 1961. (Exhibition catalog, text by Douglas MacAgy.)
Hassel Smith, Davis CA: Natsoulas-Novelozo Gallery, 1989. (Exhibition catalog, text by Bruce Nixon.)
Hassel Smith: Paintings. London: Gimpel Fils, April 1960. (Exhibition catalog, text by Lawrence Alloway.)
Hassel Smith: Paintings, 1954-1975. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Art, 1975. (Exhibition catalog, text by Allan Temko.)
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Nixon, Bruce. Hassel Smith, Davis, CA: John Natsoulas Press, 1997.
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