Anne Dean Truitt
(1921 - 2004)
Anne Dean Truitt was active/lived in District Of Columbia, Maryland. Anne Truitt is known for sculptor, minimalist painting.
Biography Anne Dean Truitt
Anne Dean was born in 1921 and raised in Easton, Maryland and Asheville, North Carolina. She attended Bryn Mawr and studied psychology. After working for the Red Cross as a nurse's aide in the psychiatric ward at Massachusetts General during World War II, she decided to change her course of study to art.
The artist married James Truitt and while raising her children she continued to pursue her art. She published a translation of Germaine Bree's "Marcel Proust and Deliverance from Time" in 1955.
In 1963, at the age of 41, Truitt had her first show at Andre Emmerich Gallery in New York. This exhibit has been noted as one of the first shows of minimalist sculpture.
Truitt has been the subject of retrospectives at the Whit
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