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Helen Frankenthaler

Born: 12-Dec-1928
Birthplace: Manhattan, NY
Died: 27-Dec-2011
Location of death: Darien, CT
Cause of death: Illness

Gender: Female
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Painter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Mountains and Sea

Father: Alfred Frankenthaler (judge, NY Supreme Court)
Mother: Martha Lowenstein
Husband: Robert Motherwell (painter, m. 1958, div. 1971)

    High School: Dalton School (1945)
    University: BA, Bennington College (1945-49)
    University: Columbia University (graduate study)
    University: Art Students League of New York

    American Academy of Arts and Letters
    National Medal of Arts 2001

Selected paintings:
Mountains and Sea (1952)
Blue Territory (1955)
Jacob's Ladder (1959)
Five Color Space (1966)
Nature Abhors a Vacuum (1973)
Lush Spring (1975)
This Morning's Weather (1982)


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