Pretty Raw: After and Around Helen Frankenthaler

Rose Art Museum

February 11 – June 7, 2015

Pretty Raw: After and Around Helen Frankentahler
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nstallation view
Rose Art Museum (2015)

Pretty Raw: After and Around Helen Frankentahler
I
nstallation view
Rose Art Museum (2015)

Pretty Raw: After and Around Helen Frankentahler
I
nstallation view
Rose Art Museum (2015)

Pretty Raw: After and Around Helen Frankentahler
I
nstallation view
Rose Art Museum (2015)

Pretty Raw: After and Around Helen Frankentahler
I
nstallation view
Rose Art Museum (2015)

Girdle (1971)
Cloth and acrylic
52.25h x 53w in (132.7h x 134.6w cm)

Press Release

Pretty Raw: After and Around Helen Frankenthaler
Rose Art Museum, Boston, MA.

The exhibition takes the artist Helen Frankenthaler as a lens through which to refocus visions of modernist art over the past 50 years. In this version, decoration, humor, femininity and masculinity, the everyday, pleasure, and authorial control take center stage. Artists from the 1950s through the present work in a range of mediums, finding personal, social and political meaning in materiality. Curated by Katy Siegel.