Dorothy Dehner1901-1994

National Gallery of Art
Washington, DC

$25,000 to acquire up to 16 works on paper by Dorothy Dehner, and to organize an exhibition by curator Ruth Fine. Dehner was a student of Stanley William Hayter at his renowned printmaking center and workshop, Atelier 17. She worked in the New York area in sculpture and print media, and her art is noted for its “lyrical and architectonic approaches to abstraction.”