Helen Frankenthaler  (American, 1928-2011) 

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Helen Frankenthaler Biography
1928   Born in New York, NY
1945   Graduated from The Dalton School, New York, NY
1946   Art Students League, New York, NY
1945 - 1949   BA Bennington College, Bennington, VT
2011   Died 27th December
Selected Exhibitions
2008   Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940–1976, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
2007   Suzanne Lemberg Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington, VT (solo)
2005 - 2006   National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia (solo)
2003   Museum of Contemporary, North Miami, FL (solo)
2002   Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT (solo)
1999   Neuberger Museum of Art, State University of New York, Purchase, NY (solo)
1998   Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY (solo)
Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA (solo)
1993   National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (solo)
1989   The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX (solo)
1985   Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY (solo)
1981   Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA (solo)
1975   Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (solo)
1969   Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (solo)
1964   Post-Painterly Abstraction, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
1961   American Abstract Expressionists and Imagists, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
1960   The Jewish Museum, New York, NY (solo)
1958   Nature in Abstraction: The Relation of Abstract Painting and Sculpture to Nature in Twentieth-Century American Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1957   Artists of the New York School Second Generation, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
1951   9th Street: Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture, 60th East 9th Street, New York, NY
1950   Fifteen Unknowns Selected by Artists of the Kootz Gallery, Kootz Gallery, New York, NY
Selected Public Collections
  Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
  Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna, Austria
  Tate Gallery, London, UK
  Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
  Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
  Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
  Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
  San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
  The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

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