ASHTON, Dore. American. Genres: Art/Art history, Cultural/Ethnic topics, History, Biography. Career: Professor of Art History, Cooper Union, NYC. Associate Ed., 1951-54, and Contributor Ed., 1965-, Arts mag. (formerly Art Digest). Art Critic, New York Times, NYC, 1955-60; Art History Instructor, Pratt Institute, 1962-64. Publications: Abstract Art before Columbus, 1957; Poets and the Past, 1959; Philip Guston, 1960; (co-author) Redon, Moreau, Bresdin, 1961; The Unknown Shore, 1962; Rauschenberg's Dante, 1964; Modern American Sculpture, 1968; A Reading of Modern Art, 1969; Richard Lindner, 1969; The Sculpture of Pol Bury, 1971; Picasso on Art, 1972; The New York School: A Cultural Reckoning, 1973; A Joseph Cornell Album, 1974; Yes, But…A Critical Biography of Philip Guston, 1976; A Fable of Modern Art, 1980; (with D.B. Hare) Rosa Bonheur: A Life and a Legend, 1981; American Art since 1945, 1982; About Rothko, 1983; Twentieth Century Artists on Art, 1985; Out of the Whirlwind, 1987; Fragonard in the Universe of Painting, 1988; Noguchi East and West, 1992; Terence LaNoue, 1992; The Delicate Thread: Teshigahara's Life in Art, 1996; The Walls of the Heart, 2000; The Black Rainbow, 2002. Address: 217 E 11th St, New York, NY 10003, U.S.A.