Helen Frankenthaler

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Book Club

Lyrical Helen Frankenthaler biography and Joan Mitchell catalogue make a splash

New publications cast a light on two formidable women artists and place them at the heart of Abstract Expressionism

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Obituaries

Art historian Barbara Rose—Minimalism cheerleader and champion of women artists—has died, aged 84

Her memoir, entitled The Girl Who Loved Artists, is yet to be published

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Deaccessioning

Palm Springs Art Museum will deaccession a work by Helen Frankenthaler at Sotheby's

The work carries an estimate of $2.5m to $3.5m and will help the museum cope with its financial struggles amid the Covid-19 pandemic

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coronavirus

Helen Frankenthaler Foundation plans $5m coronavirus relief effort

Multi-year effort will start with $1.25m in grants to a contemporary art foundation, an Artist Relief Fund and New York arts groups

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Venice Biennale 2019

The Art Newspaper's pick of the 2019 Venice Biennale

From a psychedelic furry grotto to a Tintoretto tribute—what to see at the pavilions and beyond

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Helen Frankenthaler

Now seventy-two, Frankenthaler describes the experience and occasional joy of painting abstractions

“Making a message; giving a message”