Abstract Climates: Helen Frankenthaler in Provincetown
Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, NY
August 4 - October 27, 2019
The exhibition highlights Frankenthaler’s exploration of the relationship between landscape and abstraction through key examples of work the artist produced in Provincetown, MA during more than a decade of summers there.
Helen Frankenthaler Prints: Seven Types of Ambiguity
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
June 29 - October 20, 2019
Spanning five decades and featuring approximately fifty works, the exhibition showcases the gift of ten prints and five related trial proofs from the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation to the Princeton University Art Museum. These works represent the continuous and generative role of printmaking in Frankenthaler’s oeuvre.
PITTURA/PANORAMA Paintings by Helen Frankenthaler, 1952–1992
Museo di Palazzo Grimani, Venice
May 7 - November 17, 2019
This exhibition is the first presentation of Helen Frankenthaler’s work in Venice since its appearance in 1966 at the American Pavilion of the 33rd Venice Biennale. Covering a forty-year span of Frankenthaler’s career from the early 1950s to her richly atmospheric canvases of the early 1990s, it features fourteen panoramic paintings, all from the collection of the Foundation.
Epic Abstraction: Pollock to Herrera
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The exhibition explores large-scale abstract painting, sculpture, and assemblage, from the 1940s to the twenty-first century, through works from The Met collection and special loans. The Foundation has loaned Western Dream, 1957.