LENORE TAWNEY

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

BOOKS

 

2019

Heinrich, Tanya. Lenore Tawney: Mirror of the Universe. Sheboygan, Wisconsin: John Michael Kohler Arts Center, 2019.

 

2007

Mangan, Kathleen. Lenore Tawney: Drawings in Air. Wilton, Connecticut: Browngrotta, 2007.

 

2002

Cotter, Holland. Lenore Tawney: Signs on the Wind.  Rohnert Park, California: Pomegranate Communications, Inc., 2002.

 

2000

Moorjani, Angela.  Beyond Fetishism and Other Excursions in Psychopragmatics.  Semaphores and Signs.  New York:  St. Martin’s; London:  Macmillan, 2000.

 

1998

Schuyler, James. Selected Art Writings.  Santa Rosa, California:  Black Sparrow Press, 1998.

 

1994

Simpson, Tommy, with Lisa Hammel.  Hand and Home:  The Homes of American Craftsmen.  Boston:  Little, Brown and Company, 1994.

 

1993

Weltge, Sigrid Wortmann.  Women’s Work:  Textile Art from the Bauhaus.  San Francisco:  Chronicle Books, 1993.

 

1982

Rubenstein, Charlotte Streifer. American Women Artists.  Boston:  G.K. Hall and Company, 1982.

 

1981

Constantine, Mildred, and Jack Lenor Larsen.  The Art Fabric:  Mainstream.  New York:  Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1981.

Kuenzi, André. La Nouvelle Tapisserie.  Lausanne: Bibliotheque des Arts, 1981.

 

1980

Thalacker, Donald W.  The Place of Art in the World of Architecture.  New York:  Chelsea House Publishers, 1980.

 

1979

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

 

1972

_____.  Beyond Craft: The Art Fabric.  New York:  Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1972.

 

1970

Nordness, Lee. Objects: USA.  New York:  Viking Press, 1970.

 

1968

Kaufmann, Ruth. The New American Tapestry.  New York:  Reinhold Book Corporation, 1968.

 

1965

Albers, Anni.  On Weaving.  Middletown, Connecticut:  Wesleyan University Press, 1965.

 

 

PERIODICALS

 

2017

Cotter, Holland. "At MoMA, Women at Play in the Fields of Abstraction." New York Times, (13 April 2017).

Glentzer, Molly. “Menil show looks at how abstract-artist friendships shaped works, genre.” Houston Chronicle, (27 May 2017).

Harren, Natilee. “Critics’ Picks: Between Land and Sea: Artists of the Counties Slip.” Artforum, (18 May 2017).

Tibbits, Randy. “‘Between Land and Sea’ at the Menil Offers Art From Regions Not Our Own.” Houston Press, (25 April 2017).

 

2016

Griffin, Jonathan. "Weaving Histories." Frieze Masters 5 (2016): 72-77.

 

2015

Auther, Elissa. "Lenore Tawney's Postcard Collages." The Journal of Modern Craft 8 (July 2015): 235-244.

Mangan, Kathleen Nugent. "Lenore Tawney's Cloud Series VI." Surface Design Journal 39 (Winter, 2015/2016): 48-51.

 

2013

Livingston, Jack, with Peter Boyce.  “Lenore Tawney: Wholly Unlooked For.”  The Journal of Modern Craft 6 (July 2013): 229—234.

Malarcher, Patricia.  “Lenore Tawney: Wholly Unlooked For.”  Surface Design 37 (Summer, 2013): 58-59.

 

2008

Mangan, Kathleen Nugent.  “Remembering Lenore Tawney.” New York Arts 13 (March/April 2008): 70.

Weltge, Sigrid Wortmann.  “Lenore Tawney: Spiritual Revolutionary.”  American Craft 68 (February/March 2008):  90–97.

 

2007

Cotter, Holland.  “Lenore Tawney, 100, Innovator in Weaving.”  New York Times, 28 September 2007.

 

1998

Lawrence, Lee.  “Artist of the Eternal Moment.”  American Style 12 (Spring 1998):  54–61.

 

1997

Stein, Judith E.  “The Inventive Genius of Lenore Tawney:  Reflections on a Lifetime of Art.”  Fiberarts 24 (September/October 1997):  28–34.

Melrod, George.  “The Fame Game.”  Art & Antiques (Summer 1997):  72–79.

Braff, Phyllis.  “Pulse on the Trigger.”  Cover 11 (June 1997):  12.

 

1995

Reif, Rita.  “Artistry and Invention Seamlessly Joined.”  New York Times, 26 November 1995.

 

1994

Kushner, Robert.  “Lenore Tawney at Tenri.”  Art In America 82 (December 1994):  103-04.

 

1991

Guralnick, Margot.  “Collage of A Lifetime.”  HG (June 1991):  118–23, 155.

 

1990

Seelig, Warren.  “Meditative Image:  The Art of Lenore Tawney.”  American Craft  50 (August/September 1990):  36–43, 66.

 

1987

Orth, Maureen.  “The Cosmic Creations of Lenore Tawney.”  New York Woman 1 (May/June 1987):  66–67.

 

1986

Henry, Gerrit.  “Cloudworks and Collage.”  Art In America 74 (June 1986):  116-21.

Winter, Amy.  “Lenore Tawney.”  Arts 60 (January 1986):  108.

 

1978

Park, Betty.  “Lenore Tawney.”  Craft Horizons 38 (October 1978):  52.

Raynor, Vivien. “Fabric of Surrealism.” New York Times, 2 July 1978.

 

1975

Howard, Richard.  “Tawney,” Craft Horizons 31 (February 1975):  46–47, 71-72.

 

1974

Barron, Stephanie.  “Giving Art History the Slip.”  Art In America 62 (March/April 1974):  80–84.

 

1973

Orenstein, Gloria.  “Lenore Tawney:  The Craft of the Spirit.”  The Feminist Art Journal 2 (Winter 1973–74):  11–13.

 

1972

Schorr, Mimi.  “Fiber Sculpture.”  Saturday Review 55 (May 20, 1972):  57–61.

 

1970

Smith, Dido.  “Lenore Tawney.”  Craft Horizons 30 (August 1970):  54.

 

1968

Kuh, Katharine.  “Sculpture:  Woven and Knotted.”  Saturday Review 51 (July 27, 1968):  36-37.

 

1967

Schuyler, James.  “Lenore Tawney.”  Craft Horizons 27 (November/December 1967):  20–25.

 

1963

Slivka, Rose.  “The New Tapestry.”  Craft Horizons 23 (March/April 1963):  10–19, 48–49.

 

1962

“Lenore Tawney:  Her Designs Show Imaginative Departure from Traditional Tapestry Techniques.”  Handweaver and Craftsman 13 (Spring 1962):  6–9.

Larsen, Jack Lenor.  “Lenore Tawney–Inspiration to Those Who Want to Develop Their Artistic Potential.”  House Beautiful 104 (March 1962): 160-61, 175-77.

Adams, Alice.  “Lenore Tawney.”  Craft Horizons 22 (January/February 1962):  39.

 

1957

Hoff, Margo.  “Lenore Tawney:  The Warp is Her Canvas.”  Craft Horizons 17 (November/December 1957):  14–19.

 

 

EXHIBITION CATALOGUES

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2013

Lenore Tawney: Wholly Unlooked For, 2013, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland and University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, foreword by Kathleen Nugent Mangan, text by Sid Sachs, Warren Seelig, and T’ai Smith.

 

2007

Lenore Tawney: Drawings in Air, 2007, browngrotta arts, Wilton, Connecticut, text by Kathleen Nugent Mangan.

 

2000

Lenore Tawney:  Celebrating Five Decades of Work, 2000, browngrotta arts, Wilton, Connecticut, foreword by Kathleen Nugent Mangan, text by Sigrid Wortmann Weltge, notes by Lenore Tawney.

 

1997

Vestures of Water: The Work of Lenore Tawney, 1997, Allentown Art Museum, Pennsylvania, text by Kathleen Nugent Mangan.

 

Lenore Tawney–Meditations:  Assemblages, Collages, and Weavings, 1997, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, text by Judith E. Stein.

 

1996

Lenore Tawney, 1996, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands, foreword by Rudi Fuchs, text by Liesbeth Crommelin and Kathleen Nugent Mangan.

 

1990

Lenore Tawney:  A Retrospective, 1990, American Craft Museum and Rizzoli International Publications, New York, edited by Kathleen Nugent Mangan, foreword by Katharine Kuh, text by  Erika Billeter, Kathleen Nugent Mangan, and Paul J. Smith.

 

1979

Lenore Tawney, 1979, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, text by Katharine Kuh and Leah P. Sloshberg.

 

1978

Lenore Tawney: A Personal World, 1978, Brookfield Craft Center, Connecticut, preface and interview with Lenore Tawney by Jean d’Autilia.

 

1975

Lenore Tawney, 1975, California State University, Fullerton, text by Dextra Frankel, Bernard Kester, and Katharine Kuh.

 

1961

Lenore Tawney, 1961, Staten Island Museum, New York, text by James Coggin and Agnes Martin.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2015

Influence and Evolution: Fiber Sculpture…then and now, 2015, browngrotta arts, Wilton, Connecticut, edited by Rhonda Brown, text by Ezra Shales.

 

2014

Fiber: Sculpture 1960-Present, 2014, Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston and Prestel Verlag, Munich, London, New York, edited by Jenelle Porter, text by Glenn Adamson, Sarah Parrish, Jenelle Porter, and T’ai Smith.

 

Thread Lines, 2014, The Drawing Center, New York, New York, text by Joanna Kleinberg Romanow.

 

2013

Art & Textiles: Fabric as Material and Concept in Modern Art from Klimt to the Present , 2013, Kunstmuseum Wolfsurg, Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern and authors, edited by Markus Brüderlin.

Art=Text=Art: Works by Contemporary Artists, 2013, online catalogue: http://www.artequalstext.com/, © Fifth Floor Foundation.

 

2012

Retro/Prospective: 25+ Years of Art Textiles and Sculpture, 2012, browngrotta arts, Wilton, Connecticut, text by Lesley Millar, and Jo Ann C. Stabb.

 

2008

Messages & Magic, 100 Years of Collage and Assemblage in American Art, 2008, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, text by Leslie Umberger.

 

Circa 1958: Breaking Ground in American Art,  2008, Ackland Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, foreword by Emily Kass, text by Roni Feinstein.

 

2003

Generations/Transformations:  American Fiber Art, 2003, American Textile History Museum, Lowell, Massachusetts.

 

2001

Abstraction: The Amerindian Paradigm, 2001, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels in association with IVAM (Institut Valencià d’Art Modern), Valencia, text by Mary Frame, Lucy Lippard, Cecilia de Torres, César Paternosto, and Ferdinán Valentín.

 

1990

Revered Earth, 1990, Center for Contemporary Arts of Santa Fe, preface by Robert B. Gaylor, text by Diane Armitage, Suzi Gablik, Robert B. Gaylor, Dominique GW Mazeaud, and Melinda Wortz.

 

1989

Fiber Concepts, 1989, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, Arizona, text by Lucinda H. Gedeon.

 

1987

The Eloquent Object, 1987, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, Oklahoma, edited by Marcia Manhart and Tom Manhart, text by George L. Aguirre, Jonathan L. Fairbanks, Penelope Hunter-Stiebel, Mary Jane Jacob, Horace Freeland Judson, Ronda Kasl, Lucy L. Lippard, Marcia Manhart and Tom Manhart, John Perreault, Rose Slivka, and Edwin L. Wade.

 

1986

Fiber R/Evolution, 1986, Milwaukee Art Museum and University Art Museum, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, foreword by Jane Fassett Brite and Jean Stamsta, and John Perreault.

 

Craft Today: Poetry of the Physical, 1986, American Craft Council, New York, New York, text by Paul J. Smith and Edward Lucie-Smith.

 

1981

Tracking the Marvelous, 1981, Grey Art Gallery and Study Center, New York University, text by John Bernard Myers.

 

1979

Weich und Plastich:  Soft-Art, 1979, Kunsthaus Zurich, Switzerland, foreword by Erika Billeter, text by Magdalena Abakanowicz, Erika Billeter, Mildred Constantine, Richard Paul Lohse, Willy Rotzler, and André Thomkins.

 

1977

Fiberworks, 1977, Cleveland Museum of Art, foreword by Sherman E. Lee, preface by Edward B. Henning, text by Evelyn Svec Ward.

 

1974

Nine Artists/Coenties Slip, 1974, Whitney Museum of American Art Downtown Branch, New York.

 

1969

Wall Hangings, 1969, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, introduction by Mildred Constantine and Jack Lenor Larsen.

 

1963

Woven Forms, 1963, Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, introduction by Paul J. Smith, text by Ann Wilson.