Helen Frankenthaler - Quotes

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There are no rules. That is how art is born, how breakthroughs happen. Go against the rules or ignore the rules. That is what invention is about. ---->>>

One really beautiful wrist motion, that is synchronised with your head and heart, and you have it. It looks as if it were born in a minute. ---->>>

You have to know how to use the accident, how to recognise it, how to control it, and ways to eliminate it so that the whole surface looks felt and born all at once. ---->>>

The landscapes were in my arms as I did it. ---->>>

Whatever the medium, there is the difficulty, challenge, fascination and often productive clumsiness of learning a new method: the wonderful puzzles and problems of translating with new materials. ---->>>

A really good picture looks as if it's happened at once. It's an immediate image. ---->>>

I wanted things that I couldn't at times articulate. ---->>>

The question of sex will take care of itself. ---->>>

We would sift through every inch of what it was that worked, or if it didn't, and wonder what was effective in it, in terms of paint, the subject matter, the size, the drawing. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 12-12, 1928
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Die: 2011-12-27
Occupation: Artist

Helen Frankenthaler (December 12, 1928 – December 27, 2011) was an American abstract expressionist painter. She was a major contributor to the history of postwar American painting. Having exhibited her work for over six decades (early 1950s until 2011), she spanned several generations of abstract painters while continuing to produce vital and ever-changing new work (wikipedia)