Helen Frankenthaler, on the other hand, broke the Lee mold and was such a crazy genius that I think some people don’t even know that she was married to Robert Motherwell. Or they do know that and they think to themselves, Was he worthy? This beautiful series above was taken by Ernst Haas in 1969.
Now, it’s Helen, who was an Uptown Girl from birth, so you have to understand that there was also a little bit of this-
And at the end of the day, she was coming home to Motherwell and this-
Photo by William Grigsby, originally published for the article “Artists as Collectors” in the November/December 1967 issue ofArt in America. Drool. But always, she was back at this-
This post originally appeared on the Gravel & Gold blog.