In the Studio (Room 8): Helen Frankenthaler
Tate Modern, London
November 18, 2019 — November 15, 2020
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.
Epic Abstraction: Pollock to Herrera
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
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.
At One Stroke: Prints by Helen Frankenthaler
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia
January 31 – August 23, 2020
The Foundation gifted PAFA a group of prints and proofs as part of the Frankenthaler Prints Initiative for university-affiliated museums. These works are presented in an exhibition curated by the PAFA Youth Council.
In conjunction with the exhibition, Ruth Fine, a former curator at the National Gallery of Art, explored Helen Frankenthaler’s printmaking accomplishments in conversation with Judith Brodsky, founder of the Brodsky Center at PAFA.