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Avis Berman
Helen Frankenthaler: Voices from the Archives

Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 5:30pm
Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
www.arthurrossgallery.org

Writer and art historian Avis Berman will give a talk on Helen Frankenthaler in conjunction with the exhibition Frankenthaler on Paper at the Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia. Berman will discuss Frankenthaler’s prints and paintings with commentary from the artist herself, as well as her contemporaries, through the use of archival recordings. The event is free and open to the public.

Helen Frankenthaler, Cedar Hill, 1983 © 2020 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/Crown Point Press, Oakland, California

Helen Frankenthaler, Cedar Hill, 1983 © 2020 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/Crown Point Press, Oakland, California

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Avis Berman
Dorothy Lichtenstein

Monday, May 20, 2019, 6–7:30pm
Gagosian Shop, New York

Avis Berman, author of Roy Lichtenstein: The Impossible Collection, will be in conversation with Dorothy Lichtenstein to celebrate the release of the book. In this new Assouline Ultimate Collection volume, one hundred of Roy Lichtenstein’s most memorable works are lavishly reproduced, from the iconic Whaam! (1963) and Drowning Girl (1963) to later reinterpretations of paintings by Picasso, Matisse, and van Gogh and public commissions such as his 1994 mural for the Times Square – 42nd Street New York City subway station. Berman will sign copies of the book after the talk. To attend the free event, RSVP to lichtensteinrsvp@gagosian.com.

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Roy Lichtenstein: The Impossible Collection (New York: Assouline, 2019)

Georg Baselitz, Noch ein Orangenesser, 2020 © Georg Baselitz

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www.artbasel.com

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Georg Baselitz, Noch ein Orangenesser, 2020 © Georg Baselitz

Helen Frankenthaler, Eden, 1956, collection Helen Frankenthaler Foundation © 2021 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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Lise Motherwell

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Join Politics and Prose Bookstore for a conversation between art historian Alexander Nemerov and Dr. Lise Motherwell, a licensed psychologist, stepdaughter of Helen Frankenthaler, and the vice president of the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation board. The pair will discuss Nemerov’s new book, Fierce Poise: Helen Frankenthaler and 1950s New York, which illuminates the rich intellectual and creative life of postwar New York City, where Frankenthaler’s singular career was launched and which fueled its flourishing. To attend the online event, register at www.eventbrite.com.

Helen Frankenthaler, Eden, 1956, collection Helen Frankenthaler Foundation © 2021 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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