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Helen Frankenthaler: Prints

April 18 – September 6, 1993
East Building, Upper Level

Helen Frankenthaler, First Stone, 1961, Five-color lithograph on Arches Satine paper, Williams College, Rosenwald Collection, 1964.8.869

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.

Overview: This survey exhibition consisted of 77 prints and related drawings from the holdings of the National Gallery of Art, and loans from the artist's archive and other collections. The show included works from 1961, the year the artist first experimented with printmaking, through 1992.

Organization: The exhibition was organized by the National Gallery of Art. Ruth E. Fine, curator of modern prints and drawings, was the exhibition curator. Helen Frankenthaler was the speaker in the Gallery's program Conversations with Artists on May 16, 1993.

Attendance: 196,162

Catalog: Helen Frankenthaler: Prints, by Ruth E. Fine. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art; New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1993.

Other Venues: San Diego Museum of Art, September 9–September 28, 1993
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, January 5–March 13, 1994
Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, April 8–June 17, 1994

Frankenthaler, Helen
American, 1928 - 2011
Conversations with Artists: Helen Frankenthaler
Audio, Released: July 5, 2016, (71:44 minutes)