Venice, Italy, XXIX Bienalle di Venezia, Lipton, Rothko, Smith & Tobey (U.S. Representation), June-Oct., 1958. Exh. cat.
New York, N.Y., Museum of Modern Art, Recent Sculpture, U.S.A., May 13-Aug. 16, 1959 (Denver, Colo., Denver Art Museum, Oct. 16-Nov. 22, 1959; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Feb. 22-Apr. 3, 1960; St. Louis, Mo., City Art Museum of St. Louis, May 3-June 12, 1960; Boston, Mass., Museum of Fine Arts, Sept. 14-Oct. 16, 1960).
New York, N.Y., Guggenheim Museum, David Smith, Mar. 29-May 11, 1969 (Dallas, Tex., Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, June-Sept.; Washington, D.C., The Corcoran Gallery, Oct.-Nov., 1969. Text by Edward T. Fry, cat. no. 62, pp. 104 & 105, pl. 62
Bellingham, Wash., Western Gallery, Western Washington State College, Contemporary Sculpture from Northwest Collections, Mar. 2-19, 1971. Exh. brochure, centerfold, reproduced cover.
Santa Barbara, Calif., The Art Galleries, University of California Santa Barbara, 7+5: Sculptors of the 1950s, Jan. 6-Feb. 15, 1976 (Phoenix, Ariz., Phoenix Art Museum, Mar. 5- Apr. 11, 1976). Text by Phyllis Plous, p. 96, pl. 59
Seattle, Wash., Seattle Art Museum, N.Y. Abstractions, Oct. 13-Nov. 27, 1983.
Seattle, Wash., Seattle Art Museum, American Sculpture: Three Decades, Nov. 15, 1984-Jan. 27, 1985. Reproduced p. 2 and back cover.
Düsseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, David Smith: Sculpture and Drawings, March 14-April 27, 1986 (Frankfurt, Städelsches Kunstinstitut und Städtische Galerie, June 19-Sept. 28, 1986; London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, Nov. 7, 1986-Jan. 4, 1987). Text by Jörn Merkert. Cat. no. 30, p. 173, reproduced p. 80.
Seattle, Wash., Seattle Art Museum, Collection Highlights: 1945 To The Present, Sept. 12, 1996-June 1, 1997.
Seattle, Wash., Seattle Art Museum, The Virginia and Bagley Wright Collection of Modern Art, Mar. 4-May 5, 1999.
Bellingham, Wash., Western Gallery, Western Washington University, Decades of Giving: Virginia Wright and Sculpture at Western, Sept. 27-Oct. 13, 1999.
Indianapolis, Ind., Indianapolis Museum of Art, Crossroads of American Sculpture, Oct. 14, 2000-Jan. 21, 2001.
Seattle, Wash., Seattle Art Museum, International Abstraction: Making Painting Real, Part II, Aug. 15 2003-Feb. 29, 2004.
Los Angeles, Calif., Los Angeles County Museum of Art, David Smith: Cubes and Anarchy, Apr. 3-July 24, 2011 (New York, N.Y., Whitney Museum of American Art, Oct. 11, 2011-Jan. 8, 2012; Columbus, Ohio, Wexner Center for the Arts, Jan. 28-Apr. 15, 2012). Text by Carol S. Eliel, p. 147, reproduced p. 126.
Seattle, Wash., Seattle Art Museum, Big Picture: Art After 1945, July 23, 2016-ongoing.