37 Newtown Lane East Hampton, NY 11937 United States 516.547.8965
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Documentation Signed
Origin United States
Period 1950-1979
Materials Oil on canvas
W. 76 in; H. 54.5 in;
W. 193.04 cm; H. 138.43 cm;
Condition Excellent.
Creation Date 1958
Description The story of the post-WWII New York School painters is still being written. A well-timed show at the Denver Art Museum explores the contribution of the "Women of Abstract Expressionism" such as Elaine DeKooning, Joan Mitchell and Grace Hartigan. The only living member of that group is Amaranth Ehrenhalt, age 90.

Ehrenhalt journeyed to Paris after the war and settled there as an expatriate artist for the next forty-odd years. Le Select Cafe was the place where artists and cognoscenti met. There Ehrenhalt met Beauford Delaney and Yves Klein among others. There she befriended Giacometti. And there she exhibited with, among others, Joan Mitchell, Sam Francis, Shirley Jaffe and Norman Bluhm, most recently in 2017 at the Mona Bismarck Foundation in Paris as part of its "American Artists in Paris" exhibition.
Styles / Movements Abstract Expressionism, Post War
Incollect Reference Number 261595
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