N.B. The following entries are cited in chronological order to show when and where Dorothy Dehner was recognized for her art throughout her long career.

Essays in Reference Sources:

Marter, Joan. “Dorothy Dehner,” Dictionary of Women Artists. London: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 1997.

Marter, Joan. “Dorothy Dehner,” American National Biography. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999, Vol. 6, 350-51.

Marter, Joan. “Dorothy Dehner,” Grove Art Online. Oxford University Press, 2006.

Marter, Joan, Editor-in-Chief, The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Art. Oxford and New York: 2011. J. Marter, “Dorothy Dehner,” Vol. 2, 32-33.

Essays in Museum Publications:

Weeren-Griek, Hans. Introduction to Dorothy Dehner: Ten Years of Sculpture (1955-1965) Jewish Museum, New York, March 11-April 11, 1965.

McCandless, Judith. Companion Essay for Dorothy Dehner and David Smith: Their Decades of Search and Fulfillment, “Dorothy Dehner: Life and Work,” 1984.

Wooden, Howard E., Director, Wichita Art Museum. Essay for Dorothy Dehner: Recent Sculptures, October 27-December 1,1985.

Keane-White, Dorothy. Essay for Dorothy Dehner: Sculpture and Works on Paper. Twining Gallery, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania, April 14-May 22, 1988.

Marter, Joan. Essay for Dorothy Dehner: Sixty Years of Art. Seattle, University of Washington Press: Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York, 1993, 5-15. See also, J. Marter. “Chronology,” 61.

Dreishpoon, Douglas. Introduction to and Individual Essays for Between Transcendence and Brutality: American Sculptural Drawings from the 1940s and 1950s, featuring works by Louise Bourgeois, Dorothy Dehner, Herbert Ferber, Seymour Lipton, Isamu Noguchi, Theodore Roszak and David Smith. Tampa Museum of Art, January 30-April 3, 1994; Arkansas Art Center, July 15-September 1, 1994; The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York, September 24-November 7, 1994.

Woodward, John B. III. Essay for Dorothy Dehner: Poetry of Line. A Retrospective of Work on Paper, Boulder Art Center, Boulder, Colorado: 1994.

Glaubinger, Jane, Curator of Prints and Drawings, The Cleveland Museum of Art. Essay for Dorothy Dehner: Drawings, Prints, Sculpture, Dr. Joan Marter, Co-Curator. Cleveland: The Cleveland Museum of Art, July 11-November 5, 1995.

Marter, Joan. Essay for Journeys, Dreams, and Realities. Baruch College Gallery, City University, 1997, 3-8.

Marter, Joan, Guest Curator. “Identity Crisis: Abstract Expressionism and Women Artists of the 1950s.” Essay for Women and Abstract Expressionism: Painting and Sculpture, 1945-1959. Sidney Mishkin Gallery, Baruch College, New York, NY, March 20-April 17, 1997, and Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, New York, May 10-June 15, 1997.

Marter, Joan. Commentary about untitled Dehner painting (1951) and “Dance” (1957) for American Twentieth Century Watercolors at the Munson- Williams-Proctor Arts Institute. Utica, New York: Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, 2000.

Marter, Joan. “Dorothy Dehner”. Quaderni di Scultura Contemporanea (Matera, Museo della scultura contemporanea). 2006, 15-22.

Exhibitions Organized:

Marter, Joan. Dorothy Dehner and David Smith: Their Decades of Search and Fulfillment (funded by the National Endowment for the Arts). The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, January 15-March 4, 1984; The Skidmore College Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, New York, April 19-May 13, 1984.

Marter, Joan. Dorothy Dehner: Sixty Years of Art (funded by The National Endowment for the Arts). Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York, June 13-September 5, 1993; The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, New York, October 16-November 28, 1993; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., December 18, 1993-March 7, 1994.

Selected Public Lectures:

Marter, Joan. “Dorothy Dehner: Life and Works,” National Sculpture Conference: Works by Women, University of Cincinnati, May 9, 1987.

Marter, Joan. “Arcadian Nightmares: Dorothy Dehner and David Smith at Bolton Landing,” The Annual Harvey Buchanan Lecture in Art History and Humanities, Case Western Reserve University, October 11, 1995.

Marter, Joan. “David Smith and Dorothy Dehner: Challenges of an Artistic Relationship,” Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, Arizona, October 22, 2008.

Essays Via Independent Study and in Professional Journals and Books:

McCandless, Judith. “Dorothy Dehner: Life-line in Sculpture,” Whitney Museum Independent Study. Skidmore College: Fall 1974.

Marter, Joan. “Dorothy Dehner,” Women’s Art Journal, Vol. 1 (Fall 1980/Winter 1981), 47-50.

Teller, Susan. Matulka’s Class of ’29, Susan Teller Gallery, 1987.

Witzling, Mara R., ed. Essay for “Dorothy Dehner: Of Death and Life.” Voicing Today’s Visions: Writings by Contemporary Women Artists. New York: Universe Publishing, 1994, 27.

Glaubinger, Jane, Curator of Prints and Drawings, The Cleveland Museum of Art. “Exhibition: Dorothy Dehner,” Members Magazine, September 1995.

Marter, Joan. “Initiating a Dorothy Dehner Catalogue Raisonne,” Newsletter of the Catalogue Raisonn e Scholars Association, Vol. 5 (July 1996), 1-2.

Thyssen, Esther T. “Bone Music #1: A Dehner Ideograph.” New Haven, CT: Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin, 1997-98, 69-75.

Marter, Joan. “Arcadian Nightmares: The Evolution of David Smith and Dorothy Dehner’ s Work at Bolton Landing.” Reading Abstract Expressionism: Context and Critique. Edited and with an Introduction by Ellen G. Landau. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2005, 633.

Exhibition Reviews in Newspapers and Magazines:

Mayham, Nellie. “With Brushes of Comet’s Hair: Dorothy Dehner Smith.” Warrensburg News, Warrensburg, New York: July 17, 1947, 8.

“Skidmore to Show Bolton Girl’s Art,” The Saratogian, Saratoga Springs, New York: Friday, December 3, 1948.

DeVree, Howard. “By Contemporaries: Recent Acquisitions at the Modern–Americans by Group and Singly.” The New York Times, Sunday, May 11, 1952, II, 9.

Ashton, Dore. “Fifty-Seventh Street in Review: Dorothy Dehner.” Art Digest, 26, May 15, 1952, 19.

“Miss Dehner to Present Art Work.” The Knickerbocker News, Albany, New York: Sat., Aug. 28, 1952, A-3.

Dodge, Jerry Jeffers. “Paintings by Dorothy Dehner Being Shown at City Library,” Glens Falls Post-Star, November 7, 1952.

Porter, Fairfield. “Reviews and Previews: Dorothy Dehner, Gina Knee and Sibley Smith.” Art News, 54: May 1955, 50.

Mellquist, Jerome R. “In the Galleries: Dorothy Dehner,” Arts Magazine 31, May 1957, 51.

Burkhardt, Edith. “Reviews and Previews, Dorothy Dehner,” Art News 56, May 1957, 14.

Hale, Herbert D. Art News, February 1959, v. 57, 16. Illus.

Mellquist, Jerome R. “Sculptures in Bronze at Willard,” Arts Magazine, v.33, February 1959, 57. Illus.

Kramer, Hilton. “Month in Review,” Arts, June 1959, 48.

“Recent Sculpture USA,” Museum of Modern Art Bulletin, Vol. 20, No. 3, Spring 1959, 10.

“Museum to Exhibit Art by New Yorkers,” Schenectady Gazette, June 4, 1960.

De Mott, Helen. “New York Exhibitions: Dorothy Dehner,” Arts 35, November 1960, 57.

Campbell, Lawrence. “Reviews and Previews: Dorothy Dehner,” Art News, 59, November 1960,16.

V. R. Arts Magazine, April 1963, 60.

“Art in New York: Museums,” Time: Vol. 85, No. 14., April 2, 1965.

New York Herald Tribune, Arts, (no attribution), March 11, 1965.

Preston, Stuart. New York Times, Saturday, March 20, 1965.

Campbell, Lawrence. Art News, Vol. 64, No. 3, May 1965.

Grossberg, Jacob. “In the Museums,” Arts Magazine. Vol. 39, No. 9., May-June, 1965.

E. G., World Journal Tribune, New York, November 18, 1966.

Kramer, Hilton. The New York Times, Saturday, November 19, 1966, 19.

Campbell, Lawrence. Art News, Vol. 65, No. 9, January, 1967.

“New Exhibition: Dorothy Dehner Works at Hyde Collection”. Glen Falls, New York: The Glen Falls Post-Star, Saturday, May 20, 1967.

“Tamarind Gets New Artist: Noted New York City Sculptor.” University of New Mexico, Albuquerque: UNM News Bureau, December 18, 1970.

“Noted Artist Working at Tamarind”. Albuquerque: Albuquerque Journal, December 20, 1970.

The Tamarind Institute Report, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque: Number 1, December 1970, 1.

Nemser, Cindy. “Forum: Women in Art,” Arts Magazine, February, 1971.

“Outstanding Alumnae Awards/Founders Day Convocation/1972.” Alumnae News, Skidmore College Alumnae Quarterly, Volume 50, Number 4, Spring/1972.

Sherman, Hermine. Women’s Editor, “Visiting Artist: Bicentennial Exhibit at Hyde.” Adirondack Living, June 30, 1976 (Wednesday), Glens Falls Post-Star, Glens Falls, NY, 7.

Preston, Malcolm. “Art: Busy at the Benson,” Newsday, August 2, 1976.

Marter, Joan. “Dorothy Dehner,” Arts Magazine, 53, March 1979, 4.

Marter, Joan. “Dorothy Dehner,” Sculpture, September-October 1988, 90-91.

Demaline, Jackie. “Totemic Retrospective: Dehner Show Spans 60 Years.” The Glens Falls Post-Star, Glens Falls, New York: October 16, 1993.

“Dorothy Dehner, 92, Sculptor With a Lyrically Surreal Style,” Obituaries, The New York Times, Friday, September 23, 1994, B-8.

Protzman, Ferdinand. “David Smith’s Better Half: Without Dorothy Dehner, the Sculptor May Never Have Achieved His Fame.” The Washington Post, Arts, Galleries, Thursday, July 8, 1999. (Re: Conway Gallery Show)

“Skidmore Art Collection on the Grow.” Skidmore Scope, Summer 2000, 1. Visit link here.

“Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery: Opening and Dedication, October 27-28, 2000.” Skidmore Scope, Summer 2000,1.

“Upcoming at the Tang: About Sculpture, June 26-January 2, 2005.” Skidmore Scope, Spring 2004, l.

Diggory, Terence. “The Arts Community and the Changing Avant-Garde in Post-War New York.” Essay Accompanying Exhibition New York School: Another View. Opalka Gallery, The Sage Colleges, Albany, New York: January 24-March 20, 2005.

Smith, Rebecca. “Update on Abstraction: A New Exhibition at the Tang Challenges Us to Look at Art with Fresh Eyes.” The Lake George Mirror, Lake George, New York: December 2010, Eight.

Brown, Bernard. “Dorothy Dehner: Bolton Landing’s Contribution to Abstract Painting.” The Lake George Mirror, Lake George, New York: Friday, February 25, 2011.

Hall, Anthony F. “Dorothy Dehner at the Hyde: Life on the Farm and Beyond.” The Lake George Mirror, Lake George, New York: February 2013.

Cruse, Doug. “Hyde Hits 50: Museum’s Golden Anniversary Marked with ‘50 at 50’ Exhibit.” The Post-Star, Glens Falls, New York: Saturday, March 9, 2013.

Cruse, Doug. “Second Exhibit Focuses on Modernist Work.” The Post-Star, Glens Falls, New York: Saturday, March 9, 2013. (Features companion exhibition, “Dorothy Dehner at the Hyde.”)

Research Aids

Jennifer Meehan. Dorothy Dehner: A Finding Aid to the Dorothy Dehner Papers, 1920-1987 (bulk 1951-1987), in the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Washington, D.C. January 17, 2005. Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.