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This November, Helen Frankenthaler’s ‘Red Square’ will be a highlight of our Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale in New York.⠀ .⠀ ‘Red Square’ comes from Frankenthaler’s alma mater, Bennington College, Vermont, with proceeds from the sale to benefit Art for Access, a new initiative to fund scholarships.⠀ .⠀ 'Helen donated the work to the college in 1959, but was clear that she wanted the work to be out in the world at the right moment', says Dr Mariko Silver, Bennington College President. 'This feels like the right moment.'⠀ .⠀ Helen Frankenthaler (1928–2011), ‘Red Square’, 1959. 68 x 126 ¼ in (172.7 x 320.7 cm). Estimate: $3,000,000–5,000,000.⠀ .⠀ Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale – 15 November at Christie’s New York.⠀ .⠀ @atBennington #benningtoncollege #art #artist #artwork #frankenthaler #helenfrankenthaler #painting #abstractart #contemporaryart

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