Recently Lauren and I were able to visit the incredible exhibit "Women of Abstract Expressionism" at the Denver Art Museum. The show consists of work by women that helped to shape the art movement known as Abstract Expressionism in the 1940s and 1950s. The artists featured are: Jay DeFeo, Helen Frankenthaler, Grace Hartigan, Elaine de Kooning, Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, Ethel Schwabacher, Deborah Remington, Mary Abbott, Perle Fine, Sonia Gechtoff, and Judith Godwin.
Here are just a few of the amazing pieces in the show, which will be up until September 25.
Ethel Schwabacher's Antigone I, oil on canvas, 1958
Helen Frankenthaler's, Fire, oil on canvas, 1961
Elaine de Kooning's Bullfight, oil on canvas, 1959
Lee Krasner's The seasons, oil and house paint on canvas, 1957
Joan Mitchell's Evenings on Seventy-third Street, oil on canvas, 1956-57
Sonia Gechtoff's The beginning, oil on canvas, 1960