Helen Frankenthaler Foundation




Helen Frankenthaler, Lorelei, 1957. Oil on untreated cotton duck, Frame: 75 x 91 7/8 x 2 1/2 in. (190.5 x 233.4 x 6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchase gift of Allan D. Emil, 58.39 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)

Postwar: Art between Pacific and Atlantic, 1945-1965

Haus Der Kunst, Munich, Germany

October 14, 2016 - March 26, 2017

For the first time in recent museum history, this exhibition examines the turbulent and eventful postwar period as a global phenomenon.


Helen Frankenthaler, Vessel, 1961, Oil on canvas, 100 x 94 inches (254 x 239 cm). © 2016 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Hartung and Lyrical Painters

Fonds Hélène & Édouard Leclerc pour la Culture, Landerneau, France

December 11, 2016 - April 17, 2017

The exhibition positions the work of Hans Hartung with artists of the 1950's such as Georges Mathieu, Gérard Schneider, Hantaï, and international artists from subsequent decades, including Helen Frankenthaler.



Helen Frankenthaler, Untitled, 2002, Acrylic on paper 33 x 40 1/2 inches © 2016 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Matisse and American Art

The Montclair Art Museum, NJ

February 4 - June 6, 2017

This is the first exhibition to examine this French master’s profound impact upon the development of American modern art from 1907 to the present.


Helen Frankenthaler, Western Dream, 1957, Oil on unsized, unprimed canvas, 70 x 86 inches (177.8 x 218.4 cm) © 2015 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Women of Abstract Expressionism

Palm Springs Art Museum, CA

February 18 - May 28, 2017

Organized by the Denver Art Museum, this important project brings together approximately 50 major works of art by twelve of the key women involved with the movement on both the East and West Coasts.


Traveled to:
The Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
October 22, 2016 - January 22, 2017


Denver Art Museum, CO
June 12 - September 25, 2016