Beautiful, known color, Helen Frankenthaler
MS. FRANKENTHALER: And I never really thought about color at all. When I first started thinking about color it was sort of out of perversity. In other words, say around '50 and '51, it occurred to me that something ugly or muddy could be a color as well as something clear and bright and a nameable, beautiful, known color.
|Helen Frankenthaler, Mother Goose Melody, 1959, oil on canvas, 82 x 104 inches|
|Helen Frankenthaler, Western Dreams, 1957, oil on canvas, 70 x 86 inches|