Women of Abstract Expressionism - the exhibition catalogue from Denver Art Museum available to buy at Museum Bookstore

Women of Abstract Expressionism

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This beautiful and scholarly survey accompanies an exhibition at Denver Art Museum and celebrates the often unknown female artists of Abstract Expressionism. Artists featured in the book includes 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.

Lavishly illustrated with full-colour plates emphasising the expressive freedom of direct gesture and process at the core of the movement, this book features biographies of more than forty artists, offering insight into their lives and work. Essays by noted scholars explore the techniques, concerns, and legacies of women in Abstract Expressionism, shedding light on their unique experiences. 

Listen to an interview about the book with the editor Joan Marter.

  • Author: Joan Marter, Board of Governors Professor of Art History at Rutgers University
  • Hardcover: 216 pages
  • Date published: July 2016
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-0300208429
  • Product Dimensions: 30.5 x 25.4 x 2.5 cm