Turn: The Journal of an Artist

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Penguin Books, 1987 - Artists - 214 pages
The second journal of an artist by "an extraordinary woman: sensitive, intelligent, perceptive"--Doris Grumbach.

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Turn: the journal of an artist

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Daybook ( LJ 9/15/82), Truitt's journal of the years 1974 to 1980, took a hard look at her growth as a sculptor while casting a soft focus on events. Turn has more narrative force, chronicling deaths ... Read full review


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About the author (1987)

Anne Truitt [1921-2004] had her first solo exhibition at the Andre Emmerich Gallery in New York in 1963. Her work is in the collections of major museums around the world, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York; the National Gallery of Art, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, and the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC; the Dallas Museum of Art, and the Art Institute of Chicago. The recipient of many grants, she was the director of the artists colony Yaddo for several years in the early 1990s. Today the Estate of Anne Truitt is represented by Matthew Marks Gallery.

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