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Gagosian Quarterly

September 11, 2014

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John Elderfield and Elizabeth Smith discuss the paintings of Helen Frankenthaler on the occasion of Helen Frankenthaler: Composing with Color, Paintings 1962–1963.

Video © Gagosian. Filmed and edited by Pierce Jackson. Additional support Anders Urmacher. Helen Frankenthaler: Composing with Color, Paintings 1962–1963, September 11–October 18, 2014, Gagosian Madison Avenue, New York. Artwork © 2014 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Helen Frankenthaler at work in her studio, New York, 1961 © Cora Kelley Ward.

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