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ISBN-10: 3753301310
ISBN-13: 9783753301310
Publisher: Walther Konig Verlag
Publish Date: 09/13/2022
Dimensions: 11.50" L, 10.40" W, 0.90" H

Helen Frankenthaler: Painterly Constellations

Text by (Art/Photo Books): Douglas Dreishpoon
Text by (Art/Photo Books): Nadine Engel
Text by (Art/Photo Books): Mary Gabriel
Text by (Art/Photo Books): Peter Gorschlüter
Text by (Art/Photo Books): Elizabeth Smith
Text by (Art/Photo Books): Florian Steininger

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Overview

A superbly curated dialogue between paintings and works on paper spanning Frankenthaler’s trailblazing career

In this volume, around 70 works on paper from the late 1940s to the early 2000s are juxtaposed with a selection of paintings–around 10 key works–from each phase in the august career of Helen Frankenthaler (1928-2011). For example, the monumental work Salome (1978) is set alongside stylistically related paintings on paper from the same year. Similarly, the watercolor Great Meadows (1951), from the collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, functions as a decisive precedent for the staining and dripping procedures created the following year, most famously Mountains and Sea (1952)–the key Abstract Expressionist painting in Frankenthaler’s oeuvre. In some phases the medium of paper dominates, especially in the later work–abstract landscapes with a horizon as well as polychrome color fields.
The majority of the works depicted in the catalog come from the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation in New York, supplemented by private collections and institutions.

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Details

ISBN-10: 3753301310
ISBN-13: 9783753301310
Publisher: Walther Konig Verlag
Publish Date: 09/13/2022
Dimensions: 11.50" L, 10.40" W, 0.90" H
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