HELEN FRANKENTHALER "SOLAR IMP" SCREENPRINT, 2001

$12,500

One of the most remarkable characteristics of Helen Frankenthaler's impressive career is how during each decade the artist experiments and evolves. 

This late period screen print is one of her finest and encapsulates many of the best aesthetic attributes in her oeuvre. 

"Solar Imp" references Frankenthaler's large-scale acrylic painting of the same name from 1995.  A field of yellow frames a soft tangerine rectangle containing mysterious forms.  The central pink and green rectangles seem to connect the other forms together, creating an organic effect. The delicacy of the forms and the diaphanous quality of the color fields juxtapose the bold vibrancy of the color choices. This is an excellent example of her passion for printmaking.

Helen Frankenthaler (1928-2011) was an avid printmaker. This work, like many in her oeuvre, is remarkably complex and hand-made. Through utilizing over 35 screens, Frankenthaler was able to achieve the subtle changes in color intensity. Frankenthaler often employs color in an almost combative way, her palette resists easy harmony and encourages each element of color to vie for the viewer's attention. 

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“Solar Imp"

USA, 2001

Screenprint in colors on wove paper

Signed and numbered in pencil on the lower right corner

Also signed in the screen

Printed at Brand X Editions, New York

From an edition of 126

39.5”H 30”W (work)

Excellent condition


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