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Dallas Morning News labels "Women of Abstract Expressionism" at DAM "a must-see"

The Dallas Morning News called the "Women of Abstract Expressionism" exhibit at the Denver Art Museum through Sept. 25 "a must-see."


I review it because it will be nowhere near Texas, and for the many Dallasites who cool off in Colorado in the summer it is a must-see (it closes Sept. 25).

By now, we know well the art of three of these women -- Joan Mitchell, Helen Frankenthaler and Lee Krasner -- and we have important works by all three in the Dallas Museum of Art. But to that canonical gang of three, the Denver curator, Gwen Chanzit, adds nine artists, three of whom are just beneath the big three -- Jay DeFeo, Grace Hartigan and Elaine de Kooning. The catalog also documents the careers of 30 additional artists, each of whom deserves attention.

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