January, trip to the southern US; January 27, returns to New York from Charleston, South Carolina.
March 1, flies to Paris to work on his show at the Galerie Maeght, his first transatlantic flight. Goes first to Nice; by early April in Rome to meet with Hedda, who is preparing her show at the Galleria L’Obelisco; then back to Paris.
April 17, opening of his first exhibition at the Galerie Maeght, Paris; Maeght will continue to represent ST in France into the 1980s. The Maeght show, with substitutions for sold works, goes to the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, later in the year and makes at least six stops in Germany and Switzerland in 1954-early 1955.
May, trips to Athens and Istanbul; early June, files to Rome and then Paris. June 14, flies back to New York.
December 28, Aldo Buzzi arrives in New York for a three-month visit.