Sari Dienes Foundation

Exhibitions

Solo exhibitions

1942   Sari Dienes – Twenty Drawings, New School for Social Research, New York
1943   Sari Dienes, Wittenborn Gallery, New York
1944   Sari Dienes, Parsons School of Design, New York
1948   Sari Dienes – Paintings Drawings, Carlebach Gallery, New York
1949   Sari Dienes – Etchings and Engravings, Wittenborn Gallery, New York
1950   Dienes – Paintings, Betty Parsons Gallery, New York
1952   Sari Dienes, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana
1954   Sari Dienes, Betty Parsons Gallery, New York
1955   Sari Dienes, Paintings and Objects, Betty Parsons Gallery, New York
1955   Sari Dienes, Mills College of Education, New York
1956   Sari Dienes – Found Objects and Constructions, Mills College, New York
1956   Sari Dienes – Petroglyph Rubbings, Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco
1957   Sari Dienes, Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri
1957   Sari Dienes, Gump’s Gallery, San Francisco
1957   Sari Dienes – Petroglyph Rubbings, Mills Gallery, Mills College, New York
1958   Sari Dienes, Yamada Art Gallery, Kyoto
1958   Dienes, Toyoko Gallery, Tokyo
1959   Sari Dienes – Sidewalk Rubbings, The Contemporaries, New York
1959   Sari Dienes – New Paintings and Ceramics, Betty Parsons Gallery, New York
1964   Sari Dienes – A Surrounding, Smolin Gallery, New York
1965   Sari Dienes, Nobles County Art Center, Worthington, Minnesota
1968   Sari Dienes – Petroglyph Rubbings, Davidson Art Center, Weslyan University,
1968   Middletown, Connecticut
1971   Sari Dienes – Prints and Projections, Rockland Community College,
1971   Suffern, New York
1972   Sari Dienes – Works 1930-1972, The Rockland Foundation,
1972   West Nyack, New York
1972   Sari Dienes, Lily Ente and Louise Nevelson, Buecker & Harpsichords, New York
1972   Sari Dienes – Petroglyph Rubbings, New York Public Library,
1972   Hudson Park branch, New York
1973   Dienes – Recent Work, A.I.R. Gallery, New York
1974   Sari Dienes, Andre Zarre Gallery, New York
1974   Sari Dienes – Petroglyph Rubbings, Byrd Hoffman Foundation, New York
1975   Sari Dienes – Sound Sculptures – Glass, Wood, Metal, A.I.R. Gallery, New York
1975   New School for Social Research, New York
1976   Sari Dienes, A.I.R. Gallery, New York
1977   Sari Dienes – Portraits, A.I.R. Gallery, New York
1977   Sari Dienes – Ceramics, Andrew Crispo Gallery, New York
1977   Sari Dienes – Color Xerox, Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack,
1977   New York
1979   Sari Dienes, A.I.R. Gallery, New York
1980   Sari Dienes – New Works, A.I.R. Gallery, New York
1980   Sari Dienes – Sidewalk Rubbings, Donnel Library Center, New York
1981   Sari Dienes, Altos de Chavon, La Romana, Dominican Republic
1981   Sari Dienes, Modern Art Gallery, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1981   Sari Dienes, Maurice M. Pine Free Public Library, Fair Lawn, New Jersey
1981   Sari Dienes, A.I.R. Gallery, New York
1982   Sari Dienes, Creative Re-Use, A.I.R. Gallery, New York
1983   Sari Dienes – Past and Present – Creative Works, Hopper House Gallery,
1983   Nyack, New York
1983   Sari Dienes – No Squares, A.I.R. Gallery, New York
1986   Sari Dienes – New Work, A.I.R. Gallery, New York
1986   Sari Dienes Retrospective, Thorpe Intermedia Gallery, Sparkill, New York
1987   Sari Dienes, Morin-Miller Galleries, New York
1988   Sari Dienes – New Work, Multi Media, A.I.R. Gallery, New York
1988   Sari Dienes, Tomkins Cove Public Library, Tomkins Cove, New York
1989   New Works by Sari Dienes, New City Library, New City, New York
1990   Sari Dienes – New Work, A.I.R. Gallery, New York
1990   Sari Dienes – Retrospective 1950-1970, Galerie J & J Donguy, Paris
1991   Sari Dienes – Retrospettiva 1950-1970, La Giarina, Verona
1992   Sari Dienes – Now and Then, Selected Works 1930-1992, A.I.R. Gallery, New York
1993   Sari Dienes 1898-1992 – Rubbings, Emily Harvey Foundation, New York
1995   Sari Dienes – Ölbilder, Zeichnungen und Objekte, Galerie Etage, Münster
2011   Sari Dienes Retrospective, Garner Arts Center, Garnerville, New York
2013   Sari Dienes – Invocation, Pomona Cultural Center, Pomona, New York
2014   Sari Dienes, The Drawing Center, New York
2014  Sari Dienes – The Spirit Lives in Everything, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York
2014  Sari Dienes – Selected Work, Ear Up Gallery, New York
2015  Sari Dienes, Rare Gallery, Glenn Horowitz Booksellers, New York

Group exhibitions in public spaces

1948   Second National Print Annual Exhibition, Brooklyn Museum, New York
1949   Third National Print Annual Exhibition, Brooklyn Museum, New York
1950   Tenth Annual Jury Exhibition, The Water Color Society of Alabama,
1950   Birmingham Public Library, Birmingham, Alabama
1952   Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Sculpture, Watercolors and Drawings,
1952   Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1952   Atelier 17, Milwaukee Art Museum
1953   Seventh National Print Annual Exhibition, Brooklyn Museum, New York
1953   First Annual Dallas National Print Exhibition, Dallas Museum of Art
1954   Seventh Annual Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
1956   Design by the Yard – Textile Printing from 800 to 1956, Cooper Union, New York
1957   American Exhibition 62nd Annual, Art Institute of Chicago
1958   Living Today: An Exhibition of Contemporary Architecture, Furniture,
1958   Interior Decoration
, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
1959   Art and the Found Object, American Federation of Arts touring exhibition
1961   The Art of Assemblage, Museum of Modern Art, New York (traveled to
1961   Dallas Museum of Contemporary Art and San Francisco Museum of Art)
1962   Hayter and Atelier 17, Associated American Artists, New York
1962   Continuity and Change, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut
1963   Contemporary Wall Sculpture, American Federation of Arts touring exhibition
1963   Moods of Light, American Federation of Arts touring exhibition
1966   Recent Still Life, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design
1966   Light as a Creative Medium, American Federation of Arts touring exhibition
1968   Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design
1971   Jack Lenor Larsen Retrospective, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
1975   Year of the Woman, Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York
1975   Nine Artists at Work, Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York
1975   Works on Paper, Brooklyn Museum, New York
1976   40 Years of American Collage, St. Peter’s College Art Gallery,
1976   Jersey City, New Jersey
1976   Artists’ Choice, Chatham College, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1979   As We See Ourselves – Artists’ Self Portraits, Heckscher Museum,
1979   Huntington, New York
1979   Expressions of Self – Women and Autobiography, Douglass College Art Gallery,
1979   New Brunswick, New Jersey
1981   A.I.R Gallery New York, Lunds Konsthall, Lund, Sweden
1984   The Sound Art Show, The Sculpture Center, New York
1989   American Women Artists – The 20th Century, Knoxville Museum of Art,
1989   Knoxville, Tennessee
1996   Colony Printmakers – MacDowell Colony Printmakers 1925-1995,
1996   Sharon Arts Center, Peterborough, New Hampshire
1999   No Limits, Judson Memorial Church, New York
2005   Drawing from the Modern 1945-1975, Museum of Modern Art, New York
2008   A.I.R. Gallery – The History Show, Tracy/Barry Gallery,
2008   Bobst Library, New York
2013   L’Objet Trouvé: Readymades, Rectified, and Reassembled,
2013   Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York
2014   The Art Show, ADAA Park Avenue Armory, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York
2015   The Art Show, ADAA Park Avenue Armory, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York
2015   Apparitions: Frottages and Rubbings From 1860 to Now,
2015   Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, Menil Museum, Houston
2016   The Precarious, Menil Museum, Houston


Public collections

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Brooklyn Museum, New York
Centre national des arts plastiques, France (formerly FNAC)
Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York
Fleming Museum, Burlington, Vermont
Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia
Maitland Art Center, Orlando, Florida
Menil Drawing Institute, Houston, Texas
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.
Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri
Sweeney Art Gallery, University of California, Riverside
University of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York (Martha Jackson Collection)
University of Iowa, Iowa City (Lil Picard Collection)
Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, VA


Toyoko Gallery, Tokyo, 1958




Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, 1959 – photo Michael Gilligan


A Surrounding, Smolin Gallery, New York, 1964 – photos Ferdinand Boesch


New York Professional Women Artists, Walk Through Art: Art in the Park, New York, 1974 – photos, left: Andrew Holbrooke, center: Laima Druskis, right: unknown


Andre Zarre Gallery, New York, 1974 – photo Laima Druskis


Outdoors – Indoors – Recent Work, Buecker & Harpsichords, New York, 1975 (Sari’s work on left) – photo Mary Ellen McCourt


Recent Portraits of Sari Dienes, Buecker & Harpsichords, New York, 1976 – photo Mary Ellen McCourt


Sari Dienes – Ceramics, Andrew Crispo Gallery, New York, 1977


Installing Bone Fall, PS1, New York, 1978


Creative Re-Use, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, 1982 – photo by Peter Moore © Barbara Moore/Licensed by VAGA, NY


Sari Dienes Retrospective, Thorpe Intermedia Gallery, Sparkill, NY, 1986 – photo Warren Inglese


Sari Dienes - New Work, Multi Media, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, 1988