The artist [1935-2005]; his estate; purchased May 2013 through (Gary Snyder Gallery, New York) by NGA.
- Alvin Loving, William Zierler, Inc., New York, 1972.
- 1973 Biennial Exhibition: Contemporary American Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 1973, unnumbered catalogue.
- Al Loving: Torn Canvas, Gary Snyder Gallery, New York, 2012, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
- Generations: A History of Black Abstract Art, Baltimore Museum of Art, 2019-2020.
- Cooper, Harry. "Brownie, Sunny, Dave, and Al." National Gallery of Art Bulletin no. 49 (Fall 2013): 18-19, repro.