Venice Biennale Collateral Exhibitions Provide Calm and Quality

It was a relief to step away from the hustle and bustle of the Giardini and Arsenale, the main venues for the 58th Venice Biennale, to visit exhibitions elsewhere.

23 January 2014

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Panel Discussion To Coincide With Helen Frankenthaler and JMW Turner Exhibition

Making Painting: Helen Frankenthaler and JMW Turner at Turner Contemporary, Margate, will include a panel discussion to mark the opening of the exhibition. Experts will explain Frankenthaler’s life and painting process. John Elderfield, Clifford Ross, Elizabeth Smith, and “Making Painting” curator James Hamilton will join writer, broadcaster and art historian Tim Marlow. John Elderfield, a […]

19 October 2012

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Helen Frankenthaler’s Lucrative Estate Goes To Gagosian Gallery

The Gagosian Gallery in thier quest as the dominant force for representing the dead and the living have announced the representation of the Estate of Helen Frankenthaler (1928-2011). A forthcoming, spring 2013, memorial exhibition of her paintings from the 1950s at the West 21st Street gallery in New York has now been scheduled. Frankenthaler has long […]

4 January 2012

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Anthony Caro Applauds Reactionary Helen Frankenthaler

Caro pays tribute to late Abstract Expressionist Helen Frankenthaler, who campaigned against controversial artists during the 1980s Anthony Caro one of the world’s most famous and critically acclaimed living sculptors, has paid tribute to US Abstract Expressionist Helen Frankenthaler, who died last week. He attributed her to ‘the first of the generation of colour-field painters […]

27 December 2011

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American Artist Helen Frankenthaler Dies

Washington Color Field Painter Passes Away At 83 The American color field painter Helen Frankenthaler has died age 83. She will be remembered for her sublime,large scaled colour – washed paintings and for a diverse and productive career. Frankenthaler burst on to the Post War art scene in the early 1950s. She was one of […]