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667: Post-War & Contemporary Art

by Auctionata US

27 October 2016, 21:00 CET

New York, NY, USA

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Lot 12: Helen Frankenthaler, “Solar Imp,” Screenprint, 2001


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Helen Frankenthaler, “Solar Imp,” Screenprint, 2001
  • Helen Frankenthaler, “Solar Imp,” Screenprint, 2001
  • Helen Frankenthaler, “Solar Imp,” Screenprint, 2001
  • Helen Frankenthaler, “Solar Imp,” Screenprint, 2001
  • Helen Frankenthaler, “Solar Imp,” Screenprint, 2001
  • Helen Frankenthaler, “Solar Imp,” Screenprint, 2001
  • Helen Frankenthaler, “Solar Imp,” Screenprint, 2001
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Description: Screenprint in colors on wove paper
USA, 2001
Helen Frankenthaler (b.1928 - d.2011) - American Abstract Expressionist painter
From an edition of 126 with 18 AP
Signed by the artist in pencil on lower left and lower right, recto.
Numbered “122/126” in pencil on lower left, recto.
Printed by Brand X Editions, New York
Co-published by the Lincoln Center, and List Poster and Print Program, New York.
Sheet dimensions: 39 ¼ x 30 in (99.7 x 76.2 cm)
Framed dimensions: 44 ½ x 35 ½ x ¾ in (113.03 x 90.17 x 1.91 cm)
Excellent condition.

Helen Frankenthaler (American, b.1928 - d.2011)

Originally studying under Rufino Tamayo, second-generation Abstract Expressionist Helen Frankenthaler became active in the New York School of the 1950s. Influenced by Arshile Gorky, Willem de Kooning and Jackson Pollock, Frankenthaler gained fame with her ‘soak-stain’ technique – applying thin washes of paint onto raw, unprimed canvas. Her iconic "Mountains and Sea" (1952) was an important work for Morris Louis, Kenneth Noland and other Color Field painters of the 1960s. Her works often evoked elements of landscape or figuration in the shaping of their forms, almost always improvised from start to finish. In addition to paintings, Frankenthaler was also attracted to printmaking – woodcuts, especially – with hers counting among the greatest contemporary works of that medium. Her work is represented in the permanent collections of many institutions worldwide, including the Art Institute of Chicago; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Centre Pompidou, Paris; The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.

Condition Report

In overall excellent condition. Unexamined outside of frame.

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