Tag Archives: Betty Parsons

Betty Parsons, Untitled (7112), 1950s, gouache on paper, 16¾" x 13¾". COURTESY DAVID FINDLAY JR GALLERY, NYC

Betty Parsons at David Findlay Jr.

She is most famous for her New York gallery that—from the 1940s through the ’70s—showcased the Abstract Expressionists, but Betty Parsons (1900–1982) was also a painter and sculptor. This appealingly intimate show featured 19 of her works, among them painted-driftwood … Read More

Hedda Sterne, New York, VIII, 1954, which is in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York.COURTESY MOMA

Van Doren Waxter Gallery Now Represents the Hedda Sterne Foundation

The Upper East Side’s Van Doren Waxter Gallery now represents the Hedda Sterne Foundation, and will display a selection of Sterne’s works from April 2 to May 1.Sterne, who died in 2011 at the age of 100, was the only female be … Read More

Looking at Art

The Key to Understanding John Cage’s Silent Piece at MoMA

A starkly empty drawing is the centerpiece of a Museum of Modern Art exhibition that explores John Cage’s world-altering role in the creation and development of postmodernism Read More

Forrest Bess, Bodies of Little Dead Children, 1949, oil on canvas. THE MENIL COLLECTION, HOUSTON. PHOTO: PAUL HESTER.

Best of Forrest Bess, Via Robert Gober & Menil

Menil Collection surveys brooding work of Forrest Bess, painter and visionary Read More

Black Stuff, 1992, paper, wire, wood, and paint. COURTESY SPERONE WESTWATER GALLERY, NEW YORK

Odd Man In

Known for tiny sculptures made from materials such as paper, rope, string, and bubble wrap, Richard Tuttle has become hugely influential. Read More