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Helen Frankenthaler in the 1960s and 1970s: A Conversation

Sunday, November 9, 2014

11:30 am EST

Helen Frankenthaler (American, 1928–2011). Hint from Bassano, 1973. Acrylic on canvas, 85 x 227 inches (215.9 x 576.6 cm). Audrey and David Mirvish, Toronto. © 2014 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

FREE with museum admission
FREE for AK Members

This conversation, presented on the occasion of the opening of the special exhibition Giving Up One’s Mark: Helen Frankenthaler in the 1960s and 1970s, will focus on the artist’s career during the decades represented in the exhibition. It will include Douglas Dreishpoon, Albright-Knox Chief Curator Emeritus; John Elderfield, Chief Curator Emeritus at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, who has written extensively on the artist’s life and career; Elizabeth Smith, Executive Director of the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation; and artist Clifford Ross, Frankenthaler’s nephew and Chairman of the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation.