Jonathan D. Lippincott is the author of two books, the monograph Robert Murray: Sculpture, and Large Scale: Fabricating Sculpture in the 1960s and 1970s. He has written about art for The Paris Review DailyOn-Verge, and Tether: A Journal of Art, Literature, and Culture. He has curated shows including Chromatic Space, the eightieth-anniversary exhibition for American Abstract Artists, at the Shirley Fiterman Art Center in New York City, and Celestial and Terrestrial, at the New Arts Program in Kutztown, PA.


Illumination: The Sculpture of James O. Clark. Catalog essay to accompany a traveling retrospective of the work of James O. Clark, 2021

Robert Murray: Sculpture. Monograph on the life and work of artist Robert Murray.
Design Books, 2019.

“Chromatic Space: An exhibition of works by American Abstract Artists.”
Exhibition curated by Jonathan D. Lippincott, at the Shirley Fiterman Art Center, Borough of Manhattan Community College, September 22–November 5, 2016.

“Billy Klüver and Experiments in Art and Technology.”
Tether: A Journal of Art, Literature and Culture, issue 2, 2016. 152–170.

Large Scale: Fabricating Sculpture in the 1960s and 1970s. Monograph on the sculptors who created large-scale works with Lippincott, Inc., in the 1960s and 1970s.
Princeton Architectural Press, 2010.


Interview with Alice Adams
American Abstract Artists

Mastery in Metal: Robert Murray and the Art of Industrial Fabrication
Institute of Canadian Art / Institut de l'Art Canadien

“The Art and Life of Mark di Suvero”
Paris Review Daily

“The Designed Landscape: An Interview with Carol Betsch”
Paris Review Daily

“Deluxe Quixote”
“A Week in Culture: Jonathan Lippincott, Designer”
Paris Review Daily

“James Rosati: The Move to Large Scale”

“Clement Meadmore”

“Large Scale: Lippincott, Inc.”
Paris Review Daily


Robert Murray: The Working Models
January 12–April 12, 2020
Lynden Sculpture Garden
2145 W Brown Deer Road
River Hills, WI 53217
Exhibition of working models for large scale sculptures, from throughout Murray's career.

Robert Murray: Landscape and Abstraction
July 31–September 6, 2019
The Flatiron Project Space
SVA Visual and Critical Studies Department
133/141 West 21st Street
New York, NY 10011
Exhibition of abstract paintings and prints insprired by the landscape as seen from the air. 

Celestial and Terrestrial: Works by Victoria Burge and Robert Murray
March 15–April 28, 2019
New Arts Program
173 West Main Street,
Kutztown, PA 19530
Exhibition of paintings and prints exploring natural phenomena of the earth and sky as a point of departure for abstract art.

Large Scale: Selections from the Archive of Sculpture Fabricator Lippincott, Inc.
August 17–September 28, 2018. Lecture on September 12.
Charles P. Stevenson, Jr. Library
Bard College
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Exhibition presenting catalogs, postcards, advertisements, books, and other ephemera from the archive of sculpture fabricator Lippincott, Inc. Lecture discusses the history of the fabricator, presenting photos of the artists at work, and the ways that the ephemera inspired both the layout and the content of my book, Large Scale

Robert Murray: Working Models and Works on Paper
February 15–March 23, 2018
FXCollaborative Gallery
22 West 19th Street, 11th floor
New York, NY 10011
Exhibition of sculptures, paintings and drawings.

The Design of Books, by Jonathan D. Lippincott
August 28–September 29, 2017. Lecture on September 20.
Charles P. Stevenson, Jr. Library
Bard College
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Lecture and exhibition covering my twenty-plus years of book design, with projects from Farrar, Straus and Giroux, W. W. Norton, and Library of American Landscape History.

Chromatic Space: An exhibition of works by American Abstract Artists
September 22–November 5, 2016
Shirley Fiterman Art Center
81 Barclay Street
New York, NY 10007
Chromatic Space presents a broad range of works by American Abstract Artists and invited guests, in celebration of the organization’s 80th anniversary.


192 Books, New York, NY
Ada Books, Providence, RI
Alaska State Museum, Juneau, AK
American Book Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Ball State University, Muncie, IN
Barbara Edwards Contemporary, Totonto, ON
Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Connecticut College, New London, CT
Earlham College, Richmond, IN
Independent Curators International, New York, NY
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
Lynden Sculpture Garden, Milwaukie, WI
Maker Faire, New York, NY
Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park, University Park, IL
New Arts Program, Kutztown, PA
New Haven Free Public Library, New Haven, CT
New York Public Library, New York, NY
New York University, The Conservation Center, Institute of Fine Arts, New York, NY
OCAD University, Toronto, ON
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UC San Diego, CA
Parsons School for Design, New York, NY
Paul Kyle Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL
School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, NY
Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA
University of Guelph, Guelph, ON
University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
Yale University, New Haven, CT