Sometimes you can palpably feel excitement building for an artist. It might be a rising star from Los Angeles who works in drawing and video, or a Brooklyn-based painter featured in Greater New York 2010 at MoMA PS1 and about to break through. It is less often a woman artist of the New York School, whose presence in MoMA’s collection has heretofore consisted of one drawing, two prints, and a small tabletop sculpture, and who has been dead for sixteen years.
Posts tagged ‘David Smith’
I’ve written before about some of the various ways that works are acquired for MoMA’s collection, a primary one being in preparation for upcoming exhibitions. Abstract Expressionist New York, opening here next month, provided one such opportunity.
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