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Joan Thorne

American, born 1943

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Joan Thorne

American, born 1943

Since the 1970s, Joan Thorne has dedicated herself to pure painterly abstraction, playing with form …

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Since the 1970s, Joan Thorne has dedicated herself to pure painterly abstraction, playing with form and color in exuberant paintings and works on paper. She came of age in downtown Manhattan during the 1960s and ’70s, carrying the banner of abstraction and action painting forward against the rise of conceptualism, and …

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Selected career achievements
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Solo show at a major institution
MoMA PS1
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Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum International Magazine, and 1 more
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Included in a major biennial
Florence Biennale
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