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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.

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

Sunday, November 9, 2014 ● 11:30 am

FREE with museum admission
FREE for AK Members
Auditorium

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. 

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