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White Rose of Sharon, 1978

Acrylic on canvas
61 1/2 × 19 9/10 in
156.2 × 50.5 cm
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From the Catalogue: Embracing Helen Frankenthaler’s stylistic language and idiosyncratic painterly …

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From the Catalogue: Embracing Helen Frankenthaler’s stylistic language and idiosyncratic painterly techniques, White Rose of Sharon, 1978 is punctuated by luminescent bursts of color that bleed into the canvas fibers, distinguishing her controlled and considered practice from the gestural vigorousness of her …

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Signed and dated "Frankenthaler ’78" lower right; further signed and dated "Frankenthaler ’78" on the overlap
Helen Frankenthaler
American, 1928–2011
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A second-generation Abstract Expressionist painter, Helen Frankenthaler became active in the New …

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A second-generation Abstract Expressionist painter, Helen Frankenthaler became active in the New York School of the 1950s, initially influenced by artists like Arshile Gorky, Willem de Kooning, and Jackson Pollock. She gained fame with her invention of the color-stain technique—applying thin washes of paint to …

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From the Catalogue: Embracing Helen Frankenthaler’s stylistic language and idiosyncratic painterly …

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From the Catalogue: Embracing Helen Frankenthaler’s stylistic language and idiosyncratic painterly techniques, White Rose of Sharon, 1978 is punctuated by luminescent bursts of color that bleed into the canvas fibers, distinguishing her controlled and considered practice from the gestural vigorousness of her …

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Signed and dated "Frankenthaler ’78" lower right; further signed and dated "Frankenthaler ’78" on the overlap
Helen Frankenthaler
American, 1928–2011
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A second-generation Abstract Expressionist painter, Helen Frankenthaler became active in the New …

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A second-generation Abstract Expressionist painter, Helen Frankenthaler became active in the New York School of the 1950s, initially influenced by artists like Arshile Gorky, Willem de Kooning, and Jackson Pollock. She gained fame with her invention of the color-stain technique—applying thin washes of paint to …

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White Rose of Sharon, 1978

Acrylic on canvas
61 1/2 × 19 9/10 in
156.2 × 50.5 cm
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