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1962
Antoni Tàpies. Exh. cat. Foreword by Lawrence Alloway. 32 pages.

Fernand Léger: Five Themes and Variations. Exh. cat. Introduction by Thomas M. Messer. 116 pages.

Jan Müller, 1922–1958. Exh. cat. Essays by Thomas M. Messer and Dody Müller. 32 pages.

Modern Sculpture from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection. Exh. cat. Preface by Thomas M. Messer, foreword by Abram Lerner, text by H. H. Arnason. 252 pages.

Philip Guston. Exh. cat. Essay by H. H. Arnason. 128 pages.

Vasily Kandinsky 1866–1944: A Retrospective Exhibition. Exh. cat. First edition108 pages. Second edition, 128 pages. Introduction by Thomas M. Messer, essays by Jean Cassou, Kenneth C. Lindsay, and H. K. Röthel. (Special supplement, Special Loan of Paintings from the U.S.S.R.) [1963], with introduction by Thomas M. Messer, essays by Nina Kandinsky and Will Grohmann, 20 pages, accompanied the catalogue.

1961
Abstract Expressionists Imagists. Exh. cat. Introduction by H. H. Arnason. 136 pages.

Elements of Modern Painting. Exh. cat. Rev. ed., 1962, published as Modern Art: An Introductory Commentary. Exh. cat., Rev. ed., 1962, published as Modern Art: An Introductory Commentary. Exh. cat., Text by Thomas M. Messer. 40 pages.

Modern Masters from the Collection of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Exh. cat. Preface by Thomas M. Messer. 28 pages.

One Hundred Paintings from the G. David Thompson Collection. Exh. cat. Introduction by G. David Thompson. 60 pages.

Paintings from the Arensberg and Gallatin Collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Exh. cat. Introduction by Henry Clifford. 40 pages.  

1960
Before Picasso; After Miró. Exh. cat. Introduction by James Johnson Sweeney. 24 pages.

Guggenheim International Award, 1960. Exh. cat. 36 pages.

1959
A Handbook to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Collection. Introduction by James Johnson Sweeney. 272 pages.

Twenty Contemporary Painters from the Philippe Dotremont Collection, Brussels. Exh. cat. Foreword by James Johnson Sweeney, introduction by Paul Fierens. 20 pages.  

1958
Guggenheim International Award, 1958. Exh. cat. Foreword by James Johnson Sweeney. 30 pages.

1957
Jacques Villon, Raymond Duchamp-Villon, Marcel Duchamp. Exh. cat. Foreword by James Johnson Sweeney, texts by André Breton, Marcel Duchamp, Raymond Duchamp-Villon, Walter Pach, Réne-Jean, and Jacques Villon. 88 pages.

Piet Mondrian: The Earlier Years. Exh. cat. Letter from Piet Mondrian to James Johnson Sweeney. 16 pages.

1955
A Selection from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Exh. cat. Foreword by Arthur Lismer. 24 pages.

1954
Solomon R. Guggenheim Collection. Exh. cat. Introduction by Doris Shadbolt. 48 pages.

Younger American Painters: A Selection. Exh. cat. Introduction by James Johnson Sweeney. 80 pages.

1953
Sixty Years of Living Architecture: The Work of Frank Lloyd Wright. Exh. cat. Text by Frank Lloyd Wright. 36 pages.

Younger European Painters: A Selection. Exh. cat. Introduction by James Johnson Sweeney. 60 pages.

1948
Hilla Rebay. Exh. cat. Introduction by Elise Ruffini. 24 pages.  

1947
Kandinsky, Wassily [Vasily]. Point and Line to Plane. Edited by Hilla Rebay. Preface by Hilla Rebay, foreword and introduction by Wassily [Vasily] Kandinsky. Trans. from the German by Howard Dearstyne and Hilla Rebay. 206 pages.

Laszlo Moholy-Nagy Memorial. Exh. cat. Essay by Hilla Rebay, text by Laszlo [László] Moholy-Nagy. 40 pages.

1946
Kandinsky, Wassily [Vasily]. On the Spiritual in Art. Edited by Hilla Rebay. 154 pages.

Memorial Exhibition: Wassily Kandinsky (1866–1944). Exh. cat.Introduction by Hilla Rebay. 24 pages.

1945
Kandinsky. Exh. cat. Edited by Hilla Rebay, with text by Wassily [Vasily] Kandinsky. 48 pages.

Wassily Kandinsky Memorial. Exh. cat. Text by Wassily [Vasily] Kandinsky, essay by V. Agrarych. 124 pages.

1939
Art of Tomorrow. Exh. cat. Essay by Hilla Rebay. 184 pages. Fifth Catalogue of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Collection of Non-Objective Paintings.

Solomon R. Guggenheim Collection of Non-Objective Paintings. Exh. cat. Essay by Hilla Rebay. 44 pages. Fourth Catalogue.  

1938
Solomon R. Guggenheim Collection of Non-Objective Paintings. Exh. cat. Essay by Hilla Rebay. 122 pages. Third Enlarged Catalogue.

1937
Solomon R. Guggenheim Collection of Non-Objective Paintings. Exh. cat. Foreword by Yarnell Abbott, essay by Hilla Rebay. 88 pages. Second Enlarged Catalogue. (The first collection catalogue accompanied Solomon R. Guggenheim Collection of Non-Objective Paintings and was published in 1936 by the Carolina Art Association, Charleston, South Carolina.)