Image 1: Robert Motherwell, Automatism A 1966, lithograph. NGA 84.2970 © Dedalus Foundation, Inc. VAGA/Copyright AgencyImage 2 Helen Frankenthaler, Other generations 1957, oil on canvas. NGA 73.330 © Helen FrankenthalerImage 3: Sam Francis, Turn 1972, screenprint. NGA 73.993 © Sam Francis. ARS/Copyright Agency Helen Frankenthaler emerged in the New York art scene during the 1950s. From the beginning, her approach to painting was both confident and personalised and she quickly affirmed her position within the second generation of Abstract Expressionism. […]
by David Greenhalgh, Curatorial Assistant, Kenneth Tyler Collection. Roy Lichtenstein’s visual vocabulary of black outlines, block colour and Benday dots is well known. It was a style derived from commercial printing techniques and the distinct look of American comic books. But before his iconic Pop Art, Lichtenstein painted in the style of the Abstract Expressionists. From 1957 to 1960, he abandoned figuration to create large, colourful and patterned work, often using his shirt sleeve to push paint across canvas in […]
Marking the beginning of the new ongoing series ‘Reflections on’, this month Assistant Curator of the Kenneth Tyler Collection Ella Morrison responds to the six lithographs that comprise Joe Goode’s ‘The English still life series’ (1967).
In conjunction with the exhibition ‘David Hockney Prints’ a selection of cancellation proofs are currently on display at the National Gallery of Australia, offering viewers a rare glimpse at this little known practice of print workshops.
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