January, visits the Buchinger clinic in Überlingen, on the German side of Lake Constance, where he quits smoking.
February to mid-March, in Egypt, Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania. Returns to New York via Paris on March 14. Although he sees beautiful game reserves and the “real classical places,” he comes back “like Candide ready for the garden—enough of these absurd trips in a world ruined by the damned race of tourists.”
July, elected member of the Bayerische Akademie der Schönen Künste, Munich.
Designs a tapestry for Modern Masters Tapestries, Inc., issued in an edition of 20.