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Fierce poise : Helen Frankenthaler and 1950s New York

Author: Alexander Nemerov
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2021. ©2021
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A dazzling biography of one of the twentieth century's most respected painters, Helen Frankenthaler, as she came of age as both an artist and a woman in the vibrant art world of 1950s New York"--
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nemerov, Alexander.
Fierce poise
New York : Penguin Press, 2021
(DLC) 2020024395
Named Person: Helen Frankenthaler; Helen Frankenthaler
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Nemerov
ISBN: 9780525560180 0525560181
OCLC Number: 1158510070
Description: xviii, 269 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
May 19, 1950, Hotel Astor: Arrival --
November 12, 1951, New York: Seeing the dragon --
October 26, 1952, New York: Desire is the theme of all life --
July 27, 1953, Madrid: The draw of the past --
February 13-14, 1954, Bennington and Bolton Landing: The gift --
August 2, 1955, East Hampton: Alone --
August 12, 1956, Paris, Hotel de Quai Voltaire: An undying art --
May 13, 1957, New York: Buying --
August 1, 1958, Altamira: The cave --
August 29, 1959, Falmouth, Massachusetts: A fairy tale --
January 26, 1960, New York: Curtain call --
Coda.
Responsibility: Alexander Nemerov.

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"A dazzling biography of one of the twentieth century's most respected painters, Helen Frankenthaler, as she came of age as both an artist and a woman in the vibrant art world of 1950s New York"--

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