ANNE TRUITT

Born: Baltimore, 1921

Education: Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, 1950
Institute of Contemporary Art, Washington, D.C., 1948-49
Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA, B.A., 1943

Died: Washington, D.C., 2004


Selected One-Person Exhibitions:

2017
Dia:Beacon, NY
In the Tower: Anne Truitt, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (forthcoming)

2016
Anne Truitt: Intersections, Baltimore Museum of Art

2015
Anne Truitt in Japan, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York (catalogue)
'62-'63, Matthew Marks Gallery, Los Angeles

2013
Threshold: Work from the 1970s, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York (catalogue)

2012
Drawings, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

2011
Luminosities, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington
Works from the Estate, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London

2010
Sculpture 1962-2004, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

2009
Perception and Reflection, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.

2004
Early Drawings and Sculpture, 1959-1963, Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University, Atlanta

2003
Sculptures, Sheldon Museum of Art, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
New Work, Danese, New York

2001
Paintings, Danese, New York

2000
Sculpture, Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, NM
Grant Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles
Owings Dewey Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM

1998
Sculpture and Works on Paper, The Academy of the Arts, Easton, MD
Sculpture, Danese, New York

1996
New Sculpture, André Emmerich Gallery, New York

1995
Sculpture: Four Decades, New Works on Paper, Osuna Gallery, Washington, D.C.

1994
Small Sculpture, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore

1992
A Life in Art, Baltimore Museum of Art
Sculpture and Paintings, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Sculpture, Painting, and Works on Paper, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library, Bryn Mawr College, PA
Sculpture & Painting, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore
Works on Paper: 1960–1992, Osuna Gallery, Washington, D.C.

1991
Sculpture: 1961–1991, André Emmerich Gallery, New York
Seven Sculptures, One Painting, Osuna Gallery, Washington, D.C.

1989
Recent Paintings, Osuna Gallery, Washington, D.C.

1986
Sculpture, Neuberger Museum, State University of New York, Purchase
Sculpture 1971–1983, André Emmerich Gallery, New York
Recent Paintings, Osuna Gallery, Washington, D.C.

1983
Sculpture and Drawings, Sawhill Gallery, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
Sculpture and Drawings, Artemesia Gallery, Chicago

1981
New Sculpture, Paintings and Drawings, Osuna Gallery, Washington, D.C.

1980
Recent Sculpture, André Emmerich Gallery, New York

1979
Arundel, (paintings) 1973–1979 and Summer 1978 (drawings), Osuna Gallery, Washington, D.C.

1977
Sculpture and Drawings, Pyramid Gallery Ltd., Washington, D.C.

1976
Sculpture and Paintings, Bayly Museum of Art, University of Virginia, Charlottesville

1975
White Paintings, Baltimore Museum of Art
Sculpture, André Emmerich Gallery, New York
Sculpture and Paintings, Pyramid Galleries Ltd., Washington, D.C.

1973
Sculpture and Drawings, 1961-1973, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Traveled to Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

1971
Truitt, Pyramid Galleries Ltd., Washington, D.C.

1969
Sculpture, Baltimore Museum of Art
Sculpture, André Emmerich Gallery, New York

1967
Truitt, Minami Gallery, Tokyo

1965
Sculpture, André Emmerich Gallery, New York

1964
Sculpture, Minami Gallery, Tokyo

1963
Truitt, André Emmerich Gallery, New York

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2017
Making Space: Women Artists and Postwar Abstraction, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Long Run, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

2016
Passages in Modern Art: 1946-1996, Dallas Museum of Art

2015
Defining Sculpture, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo
Notations: Minimalism in Motion, Philadelphia Museum of Art
Van Gogh to Pollock: Modern Rebels, Masterworks from the Albright-Knox Collection, Milwaukee Art Museum (catalogue)
America Is Hard to See, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Geometries On and Off the Grid: Art from 1950 to the Present, The Warehouse, Dallas
Ladies and Gentlemen, We Are Floating in Space, Karma, New York
For Troedsson Villa, Troedsson Villa, Nikko, Japan

2014
Art at the Center: 75 Years of Walker Collections, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Gravity's Edge, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
Matt Keegan and Anne Truitt, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
4 x 4, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London
Reductive Minimalism: Women Artists in Dialogue, 1960-2014, University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor

2013
A New View: Contemporary American Art, Saint Louis Art Museum

2012
The Geometric Unconscious: A Century of Abstraction, Sheldon Museum of Art, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Lines of Thought, Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art, London
The Space of the Line, Museum Wiesbaden, Germany
Yale University Art Gallery Reopening: Highlights from the Permanent Collection, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

2011
Modern Masters from The Smithsonian American Art Museum, Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art, Nashville, TN
Absentee Landlord, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
The Long Curve: 150 Years of Visionary Collection at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo

2010

Washington Color and Light, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

2009
The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia, 1860–1989, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Sculptural Works by the Washington Colorfield, Academy Art Museum, Easton, MD

2008
Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940–1976, The Jewish Museum, New York. Traveled to Saint Louis Art Museum, and Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo
Painting: Now and Forever, Part II, Matthew Marks Gallery and Greene Naftali Gallery, New York

2004
A Minimal Future? Art as Object 1958-1968, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Woodwork, Anthony Grant, Inc., New York

2003
Elemental: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
1950s to Today: Highlights from the Permanent Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

2002
Minimal Art and its Legacy, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.

2001
Objective Color, Yale University Art Gallery, New HavenAs Painting: Division and Displacement, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
Clement Greenberg: A Critic's Collection, Portland Art Museum, OR

2000
175th Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York
Friendships in Arcadia: Writers and Artists at Yaddo in the Nineties, Barbara Toll, Art in General, New York. Traveled to The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY

1999
Walking, Danese, New York
Summer '99, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore

1998
Summer Group Exhibition, David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1997
Selected Works, Danese, New York

1996
Acquiring Minds, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
Color Fields: The Classic Years: 1960–1975, André Emmerich Gallery, New York

1995
Color in Space: Pictorialism in Contemporary Sculpture, David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI
Faculty Exhibition, University of Maryland, College Park
Geometric Abstraction, C.Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore

1994
Small Scale Works, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore

1993
Off the Mall: Inside Washington's Foremost Galleries, The Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, D.C.
Geometric Abstractions, André Emmerich Gallery, New York

1992
Artscape '92, Decker Gallery, Maryland Institute of Art, Baltimore
Anne Truitt Works on Paper 1961–1971, Osuna Gallery, Washington, D.C.
An Exhibition of Table Sculpture by Modern and Contemporary Masters, André Emmerich Gallery, New York
Summer '92, Decker Gallery, Maryland Institute of Art, Baltimore

1991
Small-Scale Sculpture, Sewall Art Gallery, Rice University, Houston
Table Sculpture, André Emmerich Gallery, New York

1990
Grounded: Sculpture on the Floor, University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor

1988
Washington At WPA: 1975-1988, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C.
Art Studio Faculty Exhibition of the College of Arts and Humanities, University of Maryland, College Park. Traveled to Kunst-Centrum Van Rood-Klooster, Brussels and IBM Education Center, Mainz, Germany

1987
The 1987 Art Faculty Exhibition, University of Maryland Art Gallery, College Park
The Hard Edge Part I: The '60s, André Emmerich Gallery, New York

1986
Beyond Formalism: Three Sculptors of the 1960's, Hunter College Art Gallery, New York

1985
Crossovers: Artists in Two Mediums, Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, VT
Cinquantes Dessins Americains, 1930-1980, Ecole Superieure de Beaux-Arts, Paris. Traveled to Städelsches Kunstinstitut und Städtishche Galerie, Frankfurt

1984
350 Years of Art and Architecture in Maryland, University of Maryland Art Gallery, College Park
Profiles: 1984 Faculty Exhibition, University of Maryland Art Gallery, College Park
50 Artists/50 States, Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco
Seven Sculptors, André Emmerich Gallery, New York

1983
Arts Gala, University of Maryland Art Gallery, College Park

1982
Grace Hartigan, Morris Louis, Clyfford Still, Anne Truitt: Inaugural Exhibition, Baltimore Museum of Art
University of Maryland Artists, University of Maryland Gallery of Art, College Park
20/20, Terry Dintenfass Gallery-Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York

1981
20th Century American Art: Highlights of the Permanent Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

1980
International Sculpture Conference, Washington, D.C.
American Drawing in Black and White: 1970-1980, Brooklyn Museum
Washington Color Painters, Milwaukee Art Center
Drawings: 13 Washington Sculptors, Diane Brown Gallery, Washington, D.C.
The Michael Rea Collection of American Art 1960–1980, McIntosh/Drysdale Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Summer Show, Okun-Thomas Gallery, Saint Louis

1979
Washington Artists at HEW, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Washington, D.C.
Decade in Review: Selections from the 1970s, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Invitational Exhibit, American Academy & Institute of Arts and Letters, New York
Women Artists in Washington Collections, University of Maryland Art Gallery and Women's Caucus for Art, College Park
Washington Art on Paper, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Group Show, André Emmerich Gallery, New York
Fifteen Artists, Osuna Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Artists from the University of Maryland Art Studio Faculty, Foundry Gallery, Washington, D.C.

1977
Thirty Years of American Art 1945 - 1975, Selections from the Permanent Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
A View of the Decade, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Alternatives, Susan Caldwell Gallery, New York

1976
Two Hundred Years of American Sculpture 1776 - 1976, Whitney Museum of America Art, New York
Washington in Philadelphia, Marion Locks Gallery, Philadelphia

1975
34th Biennial of Contemporary American Painting, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Sculpture: American Directions 1945 - 1975, National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Traveled to Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, and New Orleans Museum of Art

1974
Five Artists: A Logic of Vision, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Painting and Sculpture Today, Indianapolis Museum of Art
Recent Acquisitions and Promised Gifts: Sculpture, Drawings, Prints, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

1973
Group Show, Pyramid Galleries Ltd., Washington, D.C.

1972
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Collection of Philip and Leni Stern, Baltimore Museum of Art
Anne Truitt: Color Fields; John Gossage: Photographs, Pyramid Galleries Ltd., Washington, D.C.

1971
A Small Loan Exhibition of Washington Artists at The Phillips Collection, The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.

1970
Washington: Twenty Years, Baltimore Museum of Art
1970 Annual Exhibition: Contemporary American Sculpture, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

1969
International Selection 1968-1969, Dayton Art Institute, OH

1968
HemisFair '68, San Antonio
A Contemporary Selection 1968, Dayton Art Institute, OH
1968 Annual Exhibition: Contemporary American Sculpture, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
The Pure and Clear: American Innovations, Philadelphia Museum of Art

1967
American Sculpture of the Sixties, Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Traveled to Philadelphia Museum of Art

1966
Primary Structures: Younger American and British Sculptors, The Jewish Museum, New York
Color and Space, Minami Gallery, Tokyo

1965
Seven Sculptors, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia

1964
Black, White and Grey, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT

1963
Art has Many Facets: The Artistic Fascination with the Cube, Fine Arts Gallery, University of St. Thomas, Houston

1955
Artists of the United States in Latin America, Pan American Union, Washington, D.C.

1954
Society of Washington Artists 62nd Annual Exhibition, National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington, D.C.
22nd Annual Exhibition of Maryland Artists, Baltimore Museum of Art
The 9th Annual Area Exhibition, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

1953
The 8th Annual Area Exhibition, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

1950
21st Annual Exhibition of Paintings, Sculpture, and Photography, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts

1949
Institute of Contemporary Arts 2nd Annual, K Street Market, Washington, D.C.