Matthew Marks Gallery

Anne Truitt

  • Books and Catalogues


    Schreyach, Michael. Anne Truitt Paintings. New York: Matthew Marks Gallery, 2018.


    De Baca, Miguel. Memory Work: Anne Truitt and Sculpture. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2016.


    Lovatt, Anna. Anne Truitt in Japan. New York: Matthew Marks Gallery, 2015.

    Williams, Gilda. Anne Truitt: Drawings. London: Stephen Friedman Gallery, 2015.


    Wagner, Anne M. Anne Truitt: Threshold. New York: Matthew Marks Gallery, 2013.


    Richardson, Brenda. Anne Truitt: Drawings. New York: Matthew Marks Gallery, 2012.


    Lovatt, Anna. Anne Truitt. London: Stephen Friedman Gallery, 2011.


    Anne Truitt: Perception and Reflection. Washington, DC: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 2009.


    Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940–1960. New York: The Jewish Museum, 2008.


    Meyer, James. Anne Truitt: Early Drawings and Sculpture, 1958–1963. Atlanta: Michael C. Carlos Museum, 2003.


    Armstrong, Philip, Laura Lisbon, and Stephen Melville. As Painting: Division and Displacement. Columbus, OH: Wexner Center for the Arts, 2001.

    Meyer, James. Minimalism: Art and Polemics in The Sixties. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001.

    Wilkin, Karen, and Bruce Guenther. Clement Greenberg: A Critic's Collection, Portland, OR: Portland Art Museum; Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2001.


    Meyer, James. Minimalism. London: Phaidon Press, 2000.


    Livingston, Jane. Anne Truitt: Sculpture 1961–1991. New York: André Emmerich Gallery, 1991.

    Perl, Jed. Gallery Going: Four Seasons in the Art World. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1991.


    Johns, Elizabeth B., Josephine Withers, David P. Fogle, John W. Hill, Mary A. Dean, and William Voss Edler, III. 350 Years of Art and Architecture in Maryland. College Park, MA: University of Maryland Art Gallery, 1984.

    Sarton, May. At Seventy. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1984.


    Grace Hartigan, Morris Louis. Clyfford Still, Anne Truitt: Inaugural Exhibition. Baltimore: Baltimore Museum of Art, October 1982.

    Rubinstein, Charlotte Streifer, American Women Artists: From Early Indian Times to the Present. New York: Avon Books, 1982.

    Varian, Elayne H. 20/20. New York: Terry Dintenfass Gallery / Grace Borgenicht Gallery, 1982.


    Munro, Eleanor. Originals: American Women Artists. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1979.

    Sims, Patterson. Decade in Review: Selections from the 1970s. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1979.

    Withers, Josephine. Women Artists in Washington Collections. College Park, MD: University of Maryland Art Gallery & Women’s Caucus for Art, 1979.


    Carmean, E.A. Sculpture and Drawings. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Museum, 1976.

    Two Hundred Years of American Sculpture. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1976.


    Hopps, Walter. Anne Truitt, Retrospective: Sculpture and Drawings, 1961–1973. Washington, DC: Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1974.


    Cone, Jane Harrison. Truitt. Washington, DC: Pyramid Gallery, 1971.


    Johnson, Diana F. Washington: Twenty Years. Baltimore: Baltimore Museum of Art, 1970.


    Tuchman, Maurice. American Sculpture of the Sixties. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1967.


    McShine, Kynaston. Primary Structures: Younger American and British Sculptors. New York: The Jewish Museum, 1965.

    Norland, Gerald. Seven Sculptors. Philadelphia: Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, 1965.

  • Selected Articles


    Kelly, Nolan. “Anne Truitt’s Journals Strike a Proustian Note.” Hyperallergic, September 5, 2023.


    Davis, Jensen. “Anne Truitt: White Paintings.” Air Mail, February 17, 2022.

    Rif kind, Donna. “Days in Full Color.” The Wall Street Journal, August 27–28, 2022, p. C12.

    O’Grady, Megan. “How a Sculptor Made an Art of Documenting Her Life.” The New Yorker, June 15, 2022.


    Dafoe, Taylor. “Before She Died, Artist Anne Truitt Completed a Series of ‘Sound’ Paintings. Now, They’re Seeing the Light of Day for the First Time.” Artnet News, November 19, 2020.

    Yau, John. “Anne Truitt’s Spiritual Quest.” Hyperallergic, December 5, 2020.


    Block, Louis. “Anne Truitt: Paintings.” The Brooklyn Rail, October 2018.

    Freudenheim, Tom L. “Totemic Titan of Color.” The Wall Street Journal, January 16, 2018, p. A11.

    O'Grady, Megan. “Women Land Artists Get Their Day in the Museum.” T: The New York Times Style Magazine, November 21, 2018.


    Battaglia, Andy. “Dia Art Foundation Acquires Anne Truitt Works.” ARTnews, February 2, 2017.

    Kennicott, Philip. “An Artist who stood apart from D.C. intrigue and the New York whirl.” The Washington Post, December 7, 2017.


    Mugaas, Hanne. “Top Ten.” Artforum 54, no. 6, February 2016, pp. 117–18.


    Gopnik, Blake. “At Matthew Marks, Anne Truitt is Modest as a Picket Fence.” Artnet News, December 7, 2015.

    Hudson, Suzanne. “Anne Truitt.” Artforum 54, no. 1, September 2015, pp. 392–93.


    Goodman, Jonathan. “Anne Truitt Threshold: Works from the 1970s.” The Brooklyn Rail, November 5, 2013.


    “Anne Truitt: Works From the Estate Stephen Friedman Gallery.”Artlyst, July 5, 2012 (online).

    Heinrich, Will. “Transcendental Sublimation: ‘Anne Truitt: Drawings’ at Matthew Marks…” New York Observer, February 21, 2012.

    Martin, Alison. “Anne Truitt’s personal drawings in Chelsea Gallery.” Examiner, February 7, 2012.

    Pincus-Witten, Robert. “Anne Truitt.” Artforum 50, no. 8, April 2012, p. 208.

    “Retrospective of Anne Truitt’s works on paper opens at Matthew Marks in New York.” Artdaily, February 5, 2012 (online).

    Rutland, Beau. “Critic's Picks: Anne Truitt.” Artforum, March 17, 2012 (online).


    “Anne Truitt, Hannah Wilke at Alex Zachary.” Contemporary Art Daily, July 28, 2011 (online).

    Hinton, John. “Smithsonian Exhibition Headed for Reynolda House This Fall.” Winston-Salem Journal, July 28, 2011.

    Rosenberg, Karen. “Anne Truitt and Hannah Wilke.” The New York Times, July 8, 2011, p. C27.


    Dault, Julia. “Anne Truitt.” Border Crossings, December/February 2010–11, pp. 86–87.

    Diehl, Carol. “Anne Truitt: The Columnist.” Art in America, March 2010, pp. 136–43.

    Esplund, Lance. “Let Color and Form Breathe.” City Arts, June 15, 2010, p. 14.

    Rosenberg, Karen. “Art in Review: Anne Truitt: ‘Sculptures 1962–2004.’” The New York Times, June 25, 2010, p. C27.

    Wagner, Anne M. “Disarming Time.” Artforum, January 2010, pp. 150–55.


    Berman, Mark. “A Dutiful Wife Who Sculpted Her Own Identity.” The Washington Post, October 11, 2009, pp. E1, E7.

    Berlow, Ellen. “Minimalist Artist Anne Truitt.” What’s Up? Magazine, September 10, 2009.

    Byrd, Anne. “Anne Truitt: Perception and Reflection.” The Brooklyn Rail, December/January 2009–10.

    Cavanaugh, Amy. “Weekend Pass: Painting in Solid Colors.” Express, October 8, 2009, p. E6.

    Cohen, Jean Lawlor. “Less is More.” Where Magazine, October 2009, p. 18.

    Coleman, Michael. “Simply Truitt.” The Washington Diplomat, December 2009.

    Dietsch, Deborah. “Truitt’s abstractions in 3-D focus of Hirshhorn retrospective.” Washington Times, October 18, 2009.

    Green, Kate. “Anne Truitt.” Modern Painters, March 2009, p. 72.

    Hileman, Kristen. “Anne Truitt: Perception and Reflection.” Hirshhorn, Fall 2009, pp. 3–6.

    Esplund, Lance. “Maximal Results, Minimal Means.” The Wall Street Journal, December 10, 2009, p. D6.

    Johnson, Ken. “Where Ancient and Future Intersect.” The New York Times, December 11, 2009, p. C33.

    June-Friesen, Katy. “Anne Truitt’s Artistic Journey.” Smithsonian Magazine, September 30, 2009.

    Rosenberg, Karen. “Week Ahead: Anne Truitt: Perception and Reflection.” The New York Times, October 4, 2009.

    Rousseau, Claudia. “Seeing the varied dimensions of Anne Truitt.” Gazette, December 16, 2009.

    Turvey, Lisa. “Anne Truitt: Perception and Reflection.” Artforum, September 2009, p. 131.

    Wilson, Meaghan and Talea Miller. “Art Beat: Beloved Sculptor Anne Truitt Gets Her Due.” PBS, October 27, 2009.


    Green, Tyler. “Revisiting Anne Truitt.” Blouin ArtInfo, July 30, 2007.


    Auslander, Philip. “Anne Truitt, Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University.” Artforum, May 2004, pp. 215–16.


    “Anne Truitt.” The New Yorker, February 3, 2003, p. 19.

    Blee, John. “Art Wrap.” Washington, DC, Georgetowner, February 6, 2003, p. 26.

    Bolcun, Urszula. “Truitt's meticulous minimalism graces Sheldon.” University of Nebraska-Lincoln Daily Nebraskan, April 3, 2003, p. 7.

    Esplund, Lance. “Anne Truitt at Danese.” Art in America, July 2003, pp. 86–87.

    Halasz, Piri. “Three Fine Gallery Shows in Manhattan.” From the Mayor's Doorstep, March 2003.

    Harrison, Rachel. “Anne Truitt.” Time Out New York, January 30 – February 6, 2003, p. 67.

    Naves, Mario. “Beauty Made With Slender Means Shows Life Distilled, in Focus.” New York Observer, January 27, 2003, p. 16.

    Robinson, Walter. “Weekend Update.” Artnet, February 6, 2003.


    Heiser, Jorg. “On Plain Surfaces.” Frieze, March 2002, pp. 70–73.

    Karmel, Pepe. “What It Meant to be Minimal.” Art in America, January 2002, pp. 35–37.

    Meyer, James, and Anne Truitt. “Grand Allusion.” Artforum, April 2002, pp. 156–61.

    Plagens, Peter. “Heart of the Matter.” Newsweek, March 1992, p. 66.


    Adams, Brooks. “Solid Color.” Art in America, October 1991, pp. 112–15.

    Cohen, David. “Anne Truitt at Danese.” Artcritical, March 2001.

    Cotter, Holland. “Anne Truitt.” The New York Times, March 9, 2001, p. E36.

    Gragg, Randy. “Critical Eye.” Portland Oregonian, Arts and Entertainment Guide, July 13, 2001, p. 58.

    Nadelman, Cynthia. “Home Truths.” Review of Daybook, by Anne Truitt.” ARTnews, November 2001, pp. 54–56.

    Reyea, Lane. “What You Say Is What You See.” Artforum, October 2001, pp. 51–52.

    Robinson, Walter. “Weekend Update.” Artnet, February 20, 2001.

    Rubinstein, Ralph. “Import/Export: Opening the Field.” Art in America, October 2001, pp. 57–61.


    Johnson, Ken. “Art in Review: 175th Annual Exhibition.” The New York Times, February 25, 2000.

    Naves, Mario. “Where Art Places Third, Behind the Scene and the Self.” New York Observer, March 27, 2000, p. 16.

    Pagel, David. “Truitt's Sculptures Tease Notion of Reality.” Los Angeles Times, April 21, 2000, p. F26.


    Cognita, Vernita. “Anne Truitt.” Cover, March 1998, p. 48.

    Halasz, Piri. “Anne Truitt.” NY Arts Magazine, June 1998, p. 34.

    Naves, Mario. “Anne Truitt.” New Art Examiner, June 1998, pp. 51–52.

    Smith, Roberta. “Art in Review: Anne Truitt.” The New York Times, March 13, 1998, p. E35.

    Wilson, Laura. “Anne Dean Truitt.” Washington, DC, Sunday Star, March 29, 1998, p. C1.


    Lovelace, Carey. “Weighing in on Feminism.” ARTnews, May 1997, p. 144.


    Bell, J. Bowyer. “Anne Truitt.” REVIEW Art, June 1996, p. 30.

    Cotter, Holland. “Anne Truitt.” The New York Times, June 7, 1996, p. C26.

    Glueck, Grace. “The Ashcanners’ New York; Memento Mori, the Satire.” New York Observer, June 3, 1996, p. 28.

    “It’s All About Color.” New York Observer, June 3, 1996.

    See, Carolyn. “Anne Truitt’s Hard-Won Vision.” The Washington Post, March 8, 1996, p. B2.

    ———. “Artist’s despair, ecstasy.” San Jose Mercury News, March 24, 1996, p. 5.

    Shulna, Alix Kates. “Portrait of the Artist as an Old Woman.” Los Angeles Times Book Review, April 28, 1996.

    Sinkler. Rebecca Pepper. “Sensory Perception.” The New York Times Book Review, April 14, 1996, p. 34.

    Ziv. Laura. “The Mysterious Murder of JFK’s Secret Mistress.” Marie Claire, March 1996, p. 74.


    Dorsey, John. “Truitt’s Works Display Her Unerring Eye For Form.” Baltimore Sun, April 9, 1994.

    Sandell, Renee. “Talking About Art: From Past to Present, Here to There.” Art Education, July 1994.


    “Anne Truitt Colors her Art with Layers of Illusion.” Baltimore Sun, February 5, 1992, p. C1.

    Donohoe, Victoria. “Sculptor Displays her Gentle Mastery.” Philadelphia Inquirer, May 24, 1992, pp. 16–17.

    Dorsey, John. “Maximalist or Minimalist: Artist Layers Experiences in Abstract Sculptures.” Baltimore Sun, February 2, 1992.

    Guiliano, Michael. “A Life in Art.” Baltimore City Paper, January 31, 1992, p. 72.

    ———. “Truitt’s Colors Shine at BMA.” Baltimore Columbia Flier, February 13, 1992.

    “Illusion and Emotion.” Baltimore Sun, February 8, 1992.

    “Landscape and Illusion Mingle in Truitt’s Two Shows.” Baltimore Evening Sun, February 5, 1992, p. D1.

    Sheldon, Louise. “Colors Unknown to Us.” Baltimore Chronicle, April 1, 1992, p. 13.

    Plagens, Peter, "The Heart of the Matter.” Newsweek, March 30, 1992, p. 66.

    Weil, Rex. “Anne Truitt: Works on Paper from the 60’s.” Washington DC, City Paper, May 22 – 28, 1992, p. 39.

    Wilson, Janet. “Anne Truitt: Defining Definition.” The Washington Post, March 5, 1992, p. D2.


    Adams, Brooks. “Solid Color.” Art in America, October 1991, cover, pp. 113–15.

    Gookin, Kirby. “Anne Truitt.” Artforum, November 1991, pp. 135–36.

    “Goings on About Town: Self Portrait.” The New Yorker, June 10, 1991, p. 28.

    Grove, Nancy. “In the Galleries: Opposites Attract.” Art & Antiques, September 1991, p. 91.

    Handy, Ellen. “New York in Review.” Arts Magazine, October 1991, pp. 92–93.

    Mahoney, J.W. “Report from Washington, DC, Dreaming.” Art in America, February 1991, pp. 62–71.

    Smith, Roberta. “Anne Truitt.” The New York Times, June 28, 1991, p. C21.

    Welzenbach, Michael. “Paintings in Three Dimensions.” The Washington Post, March 16, 1991, p. D2.


    “Anne Truitt, Faculty Member, 1967–72.” Madeira Today, Spring 1987.

    Abels, David. “I am Myself.” The Diamondback, March 12, 1987, p. 9.

    “Author Spotlight: Anne Truitt.” Booknotes 2, no. 3, 1987, p. 3.

    Barbiero, Daniel. “Anne Truitt: Recent Paintings.” Washington Review 12, no. 5, 1987, p. 25.

    Dawson, Victoria. “Anne Truitt, The Color of Truth.” The Washington Post, March 14, 1987, p. G1.

    “Journal Writing Turns Artist Into Author.” Outlook, February 1987, p. 25.

    Kurtzman, Sally. “Turn: The Journal of an Artist.” San Diego Magazine, March 1987.

    Perl, Jed. “Jottings Along the Way.” The New Criterion, March 1987, p. 57.

    Princenthal, Nancy. “Reviews: Anne Truitt at André Emmerich Gallery.” Art in America, February 1987, p. 142.

    “Turn: The Journal of an Artist.” American Artist, November 1987.

    Welzenbach, Michael. “Truitt, Staying in Shapes.” The Washington Post, April 18, 1987, p. C2.


    ACA Book List, November 15, 1986.

    Adams, Lucia. “Honest, Forceful Feelings.” Chicago Tribune, December 25, 1986.

    Aminoff, Tonia. “Charting Progress of an Artist’s Soul.” San Francisco Chronicle, December 21, 1986.

    “Anne Truitt’s Journal of An Artist.” The Washington Book Review, December 1986.

    “Books.” ELLE, December 1986.

    Mairs, Nancy. “Portrait of An Artist.” The Washington Post, December 5, 1986.

    Library Journal, October 10, 1986.

    Melvin, Tessa. “How to Fill Out the Day of a ‘Summerfare’ Night: A Rich International Array of Art This Summer.” The New York Times, July 11, 1986.

    “Neuberger Shows Truitt Sculptures.” Greenwich Times, August 2, 1986.

    Raskin, Barbara. “Bookmaker.”The Washington Woman, December 1986.

    Robb, Christina. “Life Made Into Art.” The Boston Globe, November 14, 1986.

    Russell, John. “Anne Truitt at André Emmerich Gallery, New York.” The New York Times, November 28, 1986, p. C22.

    Swift, Mary. “Anne Truitt.” Washington Review, April/May 1986, pp. 3–6.

    “Truitt Sculpture Exhibition Ongoing at Neuberger Museum.” Yorktown Pennysaver, This Week, August 20, 1986.

    “Turn: The Journal of an Artist.” The Washington Woman, December 1986.

    “Well-Sculpted-Words.” Los Angeles Times Book Review, October 1986.

    Zimmer, William. “Three Exhibitions of Spare and Refreshing Work.” The New York Times, August 31, 1986.


    Opocensky, Virginia. “Anne Truitt: Woman, Mother, Artist.” Lincoln Sunday Journal/Star, October 1985.

    Ulrich, Linda. “Artist in Lincoln.” Lincoln Journal, October 9, 1985, p. 11.


    Moyer, Linda Lancione. “Coping with the Quotidian.” Christianity and Crisis, June 10, 1984, p. 11.

    Tillim, Sidney. “The View from Past 50.” Artforum, April 1984, p. 66.


    Aminoff, Tonia. “Day by Day.” Boston Phoenix, January 25, 1983.

    Berlind, Robert. “The Horse’s Mouth.” Art in America, March 1983.

    Blades, Barbara. “Daybook.” The New Art Examiner, January 1983.

    “Daybook: The Journal of An Artist.” Bryn Mawr Alumnae Bulletin, Winter 1983.

    Field, Ann. “Journal Tells of Seven Years in the Life of an Artist.” Baltimore Sun, January 2, 1983.

    Mandelbaum, Sara. “Daybook: The Journal of An Artist.” Ms., New York Magazine, February 1983.

    Merritt, Robert, “Three Books Display a New Awareness.” Richmond Times Dispatch, January 2, 1983.

    Murray, Megan Baldridge. “Daybook: The Story of a Collaboration Between Artist and Editor.” Madeira Alumnae Magazine, 1983, pp. 9–11.


    “Anne Truitt, Daybook: The Journal of An Artist.” Kirkus Review, August 1, 1982.

    “Baltimore Art Gallery Reborn.” Annapolis, October 21, 1982.

    “Baltimore Renovates, Rebuilds, Revitalizes.” ARTnews, October 1982.

    Brenson, Michael. “Baltimore Museum Adds New Wing.” The New York Times, October 19, 1982.

    Carren, Lorraine. “Permanent Exhibit is Well Chosen.” Baltimore Capital, September 2, 1982.

    Cotton, Judith. “Anne Truitt...Artist, Professor, Author, Mother.” Vogue, Australia, October 1982.

    “Daybook: The Journal of An Artist.” Booklist, September 1982.

    “Daybook: The Journal of An Artist.” Publisher’s Weekly, September 1982.

    “Exhibits Change in New Wing.” Washington Times Magazine, October 22, 1982.

    Forgey, Benjamin. “A Wing and a Fare.” The Washington Post, October 22, 1982.

    Harvard Bookstore Newsletter, December 1982.

    Havice, Christine. “Anne Truitt’s Daybook.” Woman’s Art Journal, Fall 1982 / Winter 1983.

    Interview with Gene King. NBC Radio Network, October 27, 1982.

    Interview with Bob Edwards. National Public Radio (Washington, DC), October 25, 1982.

    “Museum of Art Opens New Wing October 17.” The Howard County News, September 23, 1982.

    Robb, Christina. “An Artist Looks Back with Fine Perceptions.” Boston Globe, October 15, 1982.

    Russell, John. “57th Street: A Double Birthday Party.” The New York Times, January 15, 1982.

    Sozanski, Edward J. “Work of Four Natives in First Exhibition, Baltimore Wing.” Philadelphia Inquirer, November 14, 1982, p. H12.

    Slung, Michele. “The Books Under the Tree.” The Washington Post, December 26, 1982.

    Stevens, Elizabeth. “Four-Star Show Opens Museum’s New Wing.” Baltimore Sun, October 17, 1982, pp. 94–97.

    Wittenberg, Clarissa. “Daybook: The Journal of An Artist.” Washington Review, December 1982.

    Wood, Susan. “Art and the ‘War Between Desire and Dailiness’.” The Washington Post, November 7, 1982.


    Fleming, Lee. “Visual Arts—Washington’s Museum Quality Artists.” The Washingtonian, October 1981.

    Forgey, Benjamin. The Washington Star, June 26 1981.

    Lewis, Jo Ann. “Bursts of Living Color.” The Washington Post, June 26 1981.

    Mahoney, J. W. “Anne Truitt.” New Art Examiner, October 1981.

    Shaw-Eagle, Joanna. “Keep Your Eye on American Women in Sculpture.” Harper’s Bazaar, August 1981.


    Frank, Elizabeth. “Anne Truitt at Emmerich.” Art in America, May 1980, p. 150.

    Russell, John. “Art: American Abstracts, Memories of 37.” The New York Times, March 7, 1980, p. C19.


    Jessup, Sally. Art World, March 19 – April 18, 1979, p. 11.

    Richard, Paul. “Anne Truitt’s Subtle, Saintly Images.” The Washington Post, May 19, 1979, p. B3.

    ———. “The Art Scene: City Portrait.” Portfolio, June/July 1979.

    Russell, John. The New York Times, March 7, 1979, p. C19.

    Zito, Abby. “Of Sculpture and Related Affairs.” Art Speak, March 13, 1979, p. 1.


    Arnebeck, Bob. “The Art Game in Washington.” The Washington Post, November 17, 1978.

    Tannous, David. “Those Who Stay.” Art in America, July/August 1978, p. 78.


    Forgey, Benjamin. The Washington Star, November 13, 1977.

    Russell, John. The New York Times, January 10, 1977.


    Forgey, Benjamin. “The Corcoran Gallery Celebrates Itself as Well as Art.” The Washington Star, January 25, 1976.

    Fox, Howard. “Interview with Anne Truitt.” Sun and Moon, no. 1, Winter 1976.

    Margulies, Stephen. “Anne Truitt: Fragile Sculptured Fortresses Against the Army of Sensation.” Charlottesville Cavalier Daily, November 16, 1976.

    Simon, Joan. “Tending to Art in Washington and Baltimore: The Itinerant Curator and the Museum.” Art in America, July/August 1976.


    Bell, Jane. “Anne Truitt.” Arts Magazine, June 1975, p. 25.

    “Black Paintings? A Helpful Suggestion.” Baltimore News American, February 16, 1975.

    Bourdon, David. “American Painting Regains its Vital Signs.” The Village Voice, March 7, 1975.

    Gold, Barbara. “A Towering Disappointment.” Baltimore Sun, February 9, 1975.

    Forgey, Benjamin. “White on White on White.” The Washington Star, February 7, 1975.

    Harriss, R.P. “White Paintings Fit for That Emperor.” Baltimore News American, February 9, 1975.

    Hess, Thomas B. “They Don’t Pussyfoot.” New York Magazine, June 2, 1975, p. 65.

    Johnson, Lincoln. Baltimore Sun, February 6, 1975.

    “Let’s Be Serious (But Not Stupid, Too).” Baltimore News American, February 23, 1975.

    Richard, Paul. The Washington Post, February 13, 1975.

    Schoettler, Carl. “Anne Truitt’s White Paintings Make Some People Very Angry.” Baltimore Evening Sun, February 25, 1975.

    “White on White on White.” Baltimore Sun, February 9, 1975.


    “Anne Truitt at the Corcoran.” Art in America, July/August 1974.

    Baro, Gene. “Truitt Brings Color to Corcoran.” The Washington Post, April 20, 1974, pp. B1, B7.

    Flander, Judy. “Evolution of an Artist.” The Washington Star-News, April 24, 1974, pp. D1, D6.

    Forgey, Benjamin. “Difficult, First-Rate Work.” The Washington Star-News, April 24, 1974, p. E4.

    Gilbert-Rolfe, Jeremy. “Anne Truitt, The Whitney Museum.” Artforum, March 1974, pp. 70–71.

    Prokopoff, Stephen. “A Logic of Vision.” Arts Magazine, September 1974.

    “Reviews.” ARTnews, February 1974, p. 100.


    Forgey, Benjamin. “Women Artists in a Group of Local Shows.” Washington, DC, Sunday Star, April 8, 1973, p. E10.

    Kramer, Hilton. “Whitney Uptown: Sculpture in Wood.” The New York Times, December 22, 1973.

    Richard, Paul. “Galleries: Rectangles of Color that Contain Vast Spaces.” The Washington Post, April 24, 1973, p. B7.


    Forgey, Benjamin. “It Takes Time to See the Obvious.” Washington, DC, Evening Star, May 4, 1971.

    Richard, Paul. “Truitt’s Box-Sculptures: Now You See them.” The Washington Post, April 24, 1971, p. E6.

    Tannous, David. Georgetown Spectator, April 29, 1971.


    Richard, Paul. “A Depressing Exhibition of Washington Artists’ Work.” The Washington Post, May 17, 1970, p. H1.


    Mellow, James R. Art International, April 20, 1969, p. 38.

    Nemser, Cindy. “Reviews of Art Exhibitions.” Arts Magazine, March 1969.

    Richard, Paul. “‘Minimalist’ Likeness.” The Washington Post, March 30, 1969, p. K4.

    Schjeldahl, Peter. “The Vicissitudes of Sculpture.” The New York Times, February 9, 1969, p. D33.

    Wasserman, Emily. “Corcoran Biennial.” Artforum, April 1969, p. 74.


    Krebs, Betty Dietz. “Call this Art What You Will, But it’s NOW.” Dayton Daily News, September 15, 1967.

    Meeker, Hubert. “Art Institute Gives Minimal Sculpture its Day.” Dayton Journal Herald, September 13, 1967.

    Tuten, Frederic. “American Sculpture of the Sixties, A Los Angeles Super Show.” Arts Magazine, May 1967, p. 42.

    Greenberg, Clement. “Changer: Anne Truitt, American Artist Whose Painted Structures Helped to Change the Course of American Sculpture.” Vogue, May 1967, pp. 212, 284.

    ———. “Recentness of Sculpture.” Art International, April 20, 1967, pp. 19–21. Reprinted in Gregory Battcock, ed. Minimal Art: A Critical Anthology. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1968.

    Gold, Barbara. “Art Notes: What is a Museum's Role?” Baltimore Sun, March 16, 1967.

    Griffin, Stuart. “Meeting the People: Anne Dean Truitt.” Tokyo Mainichi Daily News, March 21, 1967, p. 5.

    Last, Martin. “Reviews and Previews.” ARTnews, March 1967, p. 69.

    Rees, Jane. “Three Artists of Note Showing Latest Work: Gouaches by Anne Truitt.” Japan Times, Tokyo, March 1, 1967, p. 10.

    ———. “Here in Tokyo.” Tokyo Asahi Evening News, March 3, 1967.

    ———.“Anne Truitt’s Drawings Shown.” Mainichi Daily News, Tokyo, Japan, March 1, 1967, p. 3.

    ———. “Anne Dean Truitt to Show Drawings.” Asahi Evening News, Tokyo, February 24, 1967.


    Campbell, Lawrence. “Reviews and Previews.” ARTnews 64, no. 1, April 1965, p. 14.

    ———. “At the Galleries, New Exhibitions.” The Village Voice, February, 25, 1965, p. 10.

    ———. “Art in New York.” Time 85, no. 8, February 19, 1965, p. NY2.

    “Color and Space Exhibit.” Japan Interior Design, no. 44, November 1965, pp. 56–60.

    Raynor, Vivien. “In the Galleries.” Arts Magazine, April 1965, p. 58.

    Rose, Barbara. “A B C Art.” Art in America, October/November 1965, pp. 58–64. Reprinted in Gregory Battcock, ed. Minimal Art: A Critical Anthology. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1968.


    “Art Shows by Jenkins, Miss Truitt.” Tokyo Mainichi Daily News, October 29, 1964.

    “Interview with Anne Truitt.” Asahi Shimbun, March 22, 1964, p. 3.

    Judd, Donald. “Black, White and Grey.” Arts Magazine, March 1964, p. 37.


    “Art: Seven New Shows: Subtle...Simple...Sure...Surprising.” Newsweek, February 18, 1963, p. 64.

    Fried, Michael. “New York Letter.” Art International, April 25, 1963, p. 56.

    Johnston, Jill. ARTnews, March 1963, p. 16.

    Judd, Donald. “New York Exhibitions: In the Galleries: Anne Truitt.” Arts Magazine, April 1963, p. 61.


    Smith, Marie D. “19 Winners Named in Corcoran Exhibit.” The Washington Post & Times Herald, January 9, 1955.


    Berryman, Florence. “Art News--SWA 62nd Annual on Display.” Washington, DC, Sunday Star, February 7, 1954.

    “McAdams’ Painting 1st in Artists’ Show.” The Washington Post & Times Herald, February 3, 1954.

    Wharton, Carol. “Bright and Lively as Easter Bonnet.” Baltimore Sun, April 11, 1954.

  • Writings by the Artist


    Truitt, Anne. Always Reaching: The Selected Writings of Anne Truitt. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2023.


    Truitt, Anne. Yield: The Journal of An Artist. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2022.


    Truitt, Anne. An excerpt from Daybook (1982). In Colour (Documents of Contemporary Art). Edited by David Batchelor. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2008.


    Truitt, Anne. “Charmed Magic Casements.” Review of Utopia Parkway: The Life and Work of Joseph Cornell, by Deborah Solomon. The Washington Post Book World, May 4, 1997.


    Truitt, Anne. Prospect: The Journal of an Artist. New York: Scribner, 1996.


    Truitt, Anne. “An Art of Stone.” Review of Noguchi East and West, by Dore Ashton. The Washington Post Book World, April 12, 1992.


    Truitt, Anne. “A First Impressionist.” Review of Berthe Morisot, by Anne Higonnet. The New York Times Book Review, June 3, 1990


    Truitt, Anne. “Painted Lady of Paris.” Review of Utrillo’s Mother, by Sarah Baylis. The Washington Post, April 30, 1989.


    Truitt, Anne. Turn: The Journal of an Artist. New York: Viking-Penguin Inc., 1986.


    Truitt, Anne. Daybook: The Journal of an Artist. New York: Pantheon Books, 1982. Paperback, New York: Penguin Books, 1984.