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News & Reviews: Archives - 1950–1982

Art Digest - April 15, 1950
Excerpt: "... Ann Truxell displays ability to handle formalized abstract design." More...

Art Digest - March 15, 1954
Excerpt: "... The exotic picturial elements of the artist's African surroundings are arranged in decoratively designed paintings with emphasis on flattened forms and repetitive patterns." More...
[Note: the writer was incorrect re: the "African" reference, which should have been "Asian", as Annie had spent time the previous year in Pakistan.]

The Village Voice - October 9, 1957
Excerpt: "... Ann Truxell paints a surreal kind of folklore." More...

New York Herald Tribune - April 24, 1959
Excerpt: "... One can't be quite sure whether the artist is a young innocent pretending to be worldly, or extremely world-weary and pretending to be naive. In either case, her painting is charming, delicate and decorative." More...

New York Times - October 1, 1961
Excerpt: "... The humorous content of Anne Truxell's wildly capricious semi-abstract figure paintings at the Bodley Gallery is of a high order." More...

Soho Weekly News - January 2, 1974
Excerpt: "... The world of dream-fraught symbolism is explored by this gifted artist whose universe centers on evocative and bizarre matings of moons, stars, animals, unknown creatures, landscapes and sky-scapes." More...

Mallorca Daily Bulletin - August 18, 1982
Excerpt: "... Her canvasses are 'peopled,' if that is the word, by a strange and plausible bestiary, part fish, fowl, mammal, humanoid, insect, but owing little to any of these." More...

Terry Southern - from "The Art of Philosophy"
Excerpt: "...They play with their eyes down on dark Sundays now, hands deep in the mudpies of a beautifully lost childhood, only occasionally starting up in wonder at the soaring passage of a perspective like Weythe's, a humor like Truxell's, or a skill like Fuch's..." More...

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Deya Heydays / Apoteosi Deia 1960-1980
Excerpt: "...She arrived in Deia in 1965 invited by her friend Alston Anderson. She stayed on eventually buying a house above the Cala of Deia. Her long standing companion Jakov Lind followed her to Deia and ended up living just up the road from her in the tower." More...

Viure A Mallorca - Una visio internacional de l'illa
Published in Spanish in 1994. Features two photo portraits of Annie Truxell, along with photo portraits of other notable artists, writers and musicians living in Mallorca. More...

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