Read Dancing Through Fields of Color: The Story of Helen FrankenthalerAuthor Elizabeth Brown –

They said only men could paint powerful pictures, but Helen Frankenthaler splashed her way through the modern art world Channeling deep emotion, Helen poured paint onto her canvas and danced with the colors to make art unlike anything anyone had ever seen She used unique tools like mops and squeegees to push the paint around, to dazzling effects Frankenthaler became an originator of the influential Color Field style of abstract expressionist painting with her soak stain technique, and her artwork continues to electrify new generations of artists todayDancing Through Fields of Colordiscusses Frankenthalers early life, how she used colors to express emotion, and how she overcame the male dominated art world of the s

6 thoughts on “Dancing Through Fields of Color: The Story of Helen Frankenthaler

  1. K. Berman K. Berman says:

    Dancing Through Fields of Color is pure delight This biography about Helen Frankenthaler is informative as well as engaging with illustrations that are in the Frankenthaler style So perfect Elizabeth Brown gives us a bird s eye view of what it was like to feel the joy of creating colorful paintings.

  2. david david says:

    Stunning Absolutely stunning A much needed book about such an incredible artista must have book Aimee Sicuro visually captured Helen s approach to painting with perfection.

  3. charlene ann james charlene ann james says:

    Good quality printing but not pleasant to look at Muddy Might be trying to capture Frankenthaler style but misses the mark and type fonts keep changing Distracting Ideas are sophisticated but not clearly stated.Better to do just a book of her painting and let them speak for themselves.

  4. Twitter Fingers. Twitter Fingers. says:

    My mistake in not previewing this, thinking it was an in depth look at Frankenthaler s work It s amusing and nicely done but not what I was looking for.

  5. Janet Marletto Janet Marletto says:

    Joyful addition to my coffee table

  6. Kris M. Kris M. says:

    Excellent reading material for the ages and beautiful illustrations to go along with the pages.