HELEN FRANKENTHALER | CAROUSEL
2,500,000 - 3,500,000 USD
Property from the Palm Springs Art Museum, Sold to Support the Care of Collections and the Steve Chase Fund for Acquisitions
1928 - 2011
acrylic on canvas
86 ½ by 206 ½ in. 219.7 by 524.5 cm.
Executed in 1979.
André Emmerich Gallery, New York
Steve Chase, Palm Springs (acquired from the above in 1981)
Gifted to the present owner by the above in 1994
Louise Sweeney, "Helen Frankenthaler: Painter of the Light Within," The Christian Science Monitor, 16 September 1980, pp. B1-3, 14-15 (text); reprint The Sun (Baltimore), 23 November 1980, p. D6 (text)
John Elderfield, Frankenthaler, New York 1989, pp. 302-03, illustrated in color, and pp. 304, 334, 403 (text)
Palm Springs Art Museum, "The Evolution of the Permanent Collection," in: Insight, Vol. 13, No. 2, July 2020, p. 8, illustrated in color
Palm Springs Art Museum, Made in the U.S.A: Picasso and the Master Impressionists, June - September 2013
Palm Springs Art Museum, Making it Modern, May - December 2017