Comments on: John Elderfield on ‘Painted on 21st Street: Helen Frankenthaler from 1950 to 1959’ http://abstractcritical.com/article/john-elderfield-on-painted-on-21st-street-helen-frankenthaler-from-1950-to-1959/ Abstract Critical is a not-for profit company aiming to establish a new critical context for all generations of artists involved with ambitious abstract art. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 17:23:33 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 By: Sam Cornish http://abstractcritical.com/article/john-elderfield-on-painted-on-21st-street-helen-frankenthaler-from-1950-to-1959/#comment-134796 Mon, 08 Apr 2013 19:15:46 +0000 http://abstractcritical.com/?post_type=article&p=6769#comment-134796 There are installation shots of the show and extracts from an interview with Frankenthaler here: http://www.twocoatsofpaint.com/2013/04/helen-frankenthaler-more-profound-than.html

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By: Simon Ripley http://abstractcritical.com/article/john-elderfield-on-painted-on-21st-street-helen-frankenthaler-from-1950-to-1959/#comment-134723 Mon, 08 Apr 2013 17:01:32 +0000 http://abstractcritical.com/?post_type=article&p=6769#comment-134723 Not only a great career as a painter – let us not forget her brilliance as a printmaker with such terrific pieces as ‘Essence Mulberry’ or ‘East and Beyond’ in woodblock – and many original lithographs too. A real influence to me in my printmaking certainly and it would be great to hear from other printmakers working in abstraction

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By: el http://abstractcritical.com/article/john-elderfield-on-painted-on-21st-street-helen-frankenthaler-from-1950-to-1959/#comment-126450 Sat, 23 Mar 2013 21:40:07 +0000 http://abstractcritical.com/?post_type=article&p=6769#comment-126450 Thanks for sharing this beautiful work of a colourist “pur sang”

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By: Vijayan Kannampilly http://abstractcritical.com/article/john-elderfield-on-painted-on-21st-street-helen-frankenthaler-from-1950-to-1959/#comment-125354 Thu, 21 Mar 2013 11:33:46 +0000 http://abstractcritical.com/?post_type=article&p=6769#comment-125354 The three points that Elderfield makes about Frankenthaler’s ” great 1950s works ” capture the unique nature of the artist.
Thank you Cornish for the succinct interview and Abstract Critical for publishing it!

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By: Mania Row http://abstractcritical.com/article/john-elderfield-on-painted-on-21st-street-helen-frankenthaler-from-1950-to-1959/#comment-125045 Wed, 20 Mar 2013 22:16:04 +0000 http://abstractcritical.com/?post_type=article&p=6769#comment-125045 is this show coming to London Gagosian?
would love to see it

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By: Noela http://abstractcritical.com/article/john-elderfield-on-painted-on-21st-street-helen-frankenthaler-from-1950-to-1959/#comment-124860 Wed, 20 Mar 2013 14:19:21 +0000 http://abstractcritical.com/?post_type=article&p=6769#comment-124860 Yes , what fantastic paintings, Gillian Ayres paintings of the same time were very exciting too.
Is there something about the 1950′s.

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By: Patrick Jones http://abstractcritical.com/article/john-elderfield-on-painted-on-21st-street-helen-frankenthaler-from-1950-to-1959/#comment-124829 Wed, 20 Mar 2013 13:08:45 +0000 http://abstractcritical.com/?post_type=article&p=6769#comment-124829 Terrific article about a great artist in her prime .The sense of openness,adventure and curiosity is in abundance in these works ,even from illustration.Altho gifted with precocious talent Frankenthaler hit the difficulty of contiuing Modernism later in life.Its just not that easy to wake up every morning and create great big beautifull abstract pictures,which Noland also realised.Where lies the difficulty?She hit it more times than most in her utterly distinquished career as a painter.A David Smith and Helen show would be worth seeing.

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