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Claire Falkenstein: Beyond Sculpture

Pasadena Museum of California Art

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Claire Falkenstein (1908–1997) was one of America’s most experimental and productive 20th-century artists. She relentlessly explored media, techniques, and processes with uncommon daring and intellectual rigor. Though she was respected among the burgeoning Post-World-War-II art scene in the United States and Europe, her disregard for the commodification of art coupled with her peripatetic movement from one art metropolis to another made her an elusive figure as well. Read more.

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Untitled (1971), Claire Falkenstein.

Untitled (1971), Claire Falkenstein. © The Falkenstein Foundation, courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York

Suspension (1958), Claire Falkenstein.

Suspension (1958), Claire Falkenstein. Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York

Corona (Fusion) (1971), Claire Falkenstein

Corona (Fusion) (1971), Claire Falkenstein. © Smithsonian American Art Museum

Barcelona #2 (1949), Claire Folkenstein.

Barcelona #2 (1949), Claire Folkenstein. © The Falkenstein Foundation, courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York

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