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Women of Abstract Expressionism

Denver Art Museum


The groundbreaking exhibition ‘Women of Abstract Expressionism’ will celebrate the often unknown female artists of this mid-twentieth-century art movement. More than 50 major paintings will be on view by artists working on the East and West Coasts during the 1940s and ’50s: Mary Abbott, Jay DeFeo, Perle Fine, Helen Frankenthaler, Sonia Gechtoff, Judith Godwin, Grace Hartigan, Elaine de Kooning, Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, Deborah Remington, and Ethel Schwabacher. This will be the first presentation of works by these female artists together at one time. Read more.

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Apropos or Untitled

Apropos or Untitled (1953), Deborah Remington. Denver Art Museum. Courtesy of the Deborah Remington Charitable Trust for the Visual Arts


Bullfight (1959), Elaine de Kooning. Courtesy Mark Borghi Fine Art, New York, NY. © Elaine de Kooning Trust

Hudson River Day Line

Hudson River Day Line (1955), Joan Mitchell. Collection of the McNay Art Museum. © Estate of Joan Mitchell.

Charred Landscape

Charred Landscape (1970), Lee Krasner. Collection of Craig. A Ponzio. Photograph by William J. O’Connor. © 2015 Pollock–Krasner Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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