Dorothy Dehner1901-1994

DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park
Lincoln, MA

$20,000 toward acquiring the 1993 outdoor sculpture Fortissimo for the museum’s permanent collection, overseen by museum curator Nicholas Capasso. Dehner was a student of Stanley William Hayter at his renowned printmaking center and workshop, Atelier 17 in New York. She created paintings, works on paper, small and large sculptures, which are noted for their lyrical and architectonic approaches to abstraction.