Strength in Immediacy and Helen Frankenthaler

HI LOVELIES! IN THE ABSTRACTION IS JUST WHAT WE’RE SEARCHING. THANKS A LOT, CATHERINE. CONGRATS HELEN !

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12/27/17  "Circus Landscape" 1951 Oil and Charcoal 
Helen Frankenthaler was an
American icon in the era of Abstract
Expressionism. She's been credited
with initiating the subsequent movement
of Color Field Painting where simplified
compositions using large masses of
color became part of the canvas.

  "Western Dreams" 1957 Oil on canvas 
Her soak-stain technique was the
pathway to this new form of abstraction
and consisted of a method where the
oil paint would be thinned down
with turpentine and applied directly
to an unprimed canvas. Fluid fields
of luminescent color would emerge in
a way not seen before. 

  "Flirt" 2003 42 color screen print Frankenthaler expansive career was not limited to painting. She was introduced in the early 60's to printmaking by Tatyana Grosman at Universal Limited Arts Editions. Although resistant at first, this proved to be an area for further innovation and creativity for Frankenthaler. Many of Frankenthaler's prints mirror…

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3 responses to “Strength in Immediacy and Helen Frankenthaler

  1. mmerce60

    How august it is to admire these drawings in a day as gray as we have. Its colors transport me to other times. Congratulations to the artist

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  2. Me quedo con Circus Landscap por su explosion de color y formas.

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