Helen Frankenthaler Foundation

Exhibitions

Current

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Helen Frankenthaler, Vessel, 1961, oil on unsized, unprimed canvas, 100 x 94 inches, Tate. Presented by the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation (Tate Americas Foundation), 2019. © 2020 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

In the Studio (Room 8): Helen Frankenthaler

Tate Modern, London

November 18, 2019 — November 2021

This room of five paintings spanning 1951-1977 includes loans from the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation's collection and a work recently gifted to the Tate by the Foundation.

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Helen Frankenthaler, Western Dream, 1957, oil on unsized, unprimed canvas, 70 x 86 inches (177.8 x 218.4 cm) © 2020 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Epic Abstraction: Pollock to Herrera

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Ongoing

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. 

Upcoming

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Helen Frankenthaler, Madame Butterfly, 2000, one hundred two color woodcut from 46 woodblocks, 41 3/4 x 79 1/2 inches  (106 x 201.9 cm) © 2020 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / Tyler Graphics Ltd., Mount Kisco, New York

Helen Frankenthaler: Radical Beauty

Dulwich Picture Gallery, London

May 27 - November 28, 2021

This exhibition will be the first major UK showcase of woodcuts by Helen Frankenthaler. The selection of groundbreaking prints will shine a light on the artist's role as a trailblazer of the printmaking movement, who endlessly pushed possibilities through her experimentation.