CULTURE: CHECK OUT THE “WOMEN OF ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM” AT THE DENVER ART MUSEUM

“What about all of the terrific pictures we have forgotten?”

That’s the question that motivated Denver Art Museum curator Gwen Chanzit to mount her just-opened exhibition, “Women of Abstract Expressionism.”

Chanzit didn’t set out to make a show specifically about women. “I’m delighted to do this,” she says by phone, “but it wasn’t my primary reason. I felt that there were a whole group of individuals whose work hadn’t been studied enough.”

After going to see a 2008 show at NYC’s Jewish Museum featuring Clement Greenberg and Harold Rosenberg, Chanzit made it a priority to showcase artist who were not included in the mainstream history of the art form.

There were a number of artists named,” she remembers. “I realized there were both men of color and women I wasn’t familiar with.”

Check out some of  the art below:

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Tahitia Allante

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